Community Cafe Bainbridge

<b>Help our Senior Center plan for the future! </b>

Help our Senior Center plan for the future!

Line dancing? Table Tennis? Yoga? Chinese? Bridge? Drawing? Chess? Knitting? Photography? Astrology? German? Cribbage? Karaoke? Shakespeare? There’s something for everyone at the BI Senior Center — and you can help decide what future offerings might be available! Attend one of four strategic planning sessions offered […]

<b>Bainbridge Island’s development moratorium: what’s it all about?</b>

Bainbridge Island’s development moratorium: what’s it all about?

What is the development moratorium, why was it enacted, and how does it address growing concerns about the type of development happening on Bainbridge Island? In this podcast, BI Senior Planner Christy Carr and Planning Commissioner Jon Quitslund help clarify the issues. Beginning in January […]

<b>What is HRB and what do they do?</b>

What is HRB and what do they do?

HRB’s Penny Lamping (L) and Phedra Elliot Many of us know people who are either struggling to stay in their current homes or hoping to find an affordable place on Bainbridge. Housing Resources Bainbridge is here to help: listen here as HRB’s Phedra Elliot and […]

<b>Report from the Affordable Housing Task Force</b>

Report from the Affordable Housing Task Force

Jennifer Sutton, Phedra Elliott and Althea Paulson How do we go about creating a community where people who want to live here can afford to do so? In June 2017, the Bainbridge Island City Council appointed a fifteen member, all citizen volunteer group to ¬†answer […]

<b>Agate Pass Threshold Choir: <br>Soothing transitions with music</b>

Agate Pass Threshold Choir:
Soothing transitions with music

“Music hath charms to soothe the savage breast,” wrote William Congreve back in 1697. The Agate Pass Threshold Choir honors that sentiment, singing their gentle music to help ease people in difficult transitions. To learn more and hear their songs, listen here. Part of a […]

<i>Podcast: Community Cafe: </i><br>The Bainbridge Island Ethics Board

Podcast: Community Cafe:
The Bainbridge Island Ethics Board

What is the Ethics Board, and why do we have one? In this podcast, BCB host Christina Hulet talks with Scott Wilder, current board chair, and Dennis Willerford, a long-time board member, about the role of the Bainbridge Island Ethics Board. This five-member volunteer board […]

<i>Podcast: Community Cafe: </i><br>Worried about the Big Quake? Here’s how you can prepare

Podcast: Community Cafe:
Worried about the Big Quake? Here’s how you can prepare

In this podcast, meet Amber Richards, Emergency Management Coordinator for Bainbridge Island and Scott James of Bainbridge Prepares. The two join BCB host Bob Ross to discuss the recent emergency preparedness survey and what the city of Bainbridge is doing to ensure resilience in the […]

<i>Podcast: Community Cafe Bainbridge: </i><br> Listen to the Citizens’ Climate Lobby’s winning climate change essay

Podcast: Community Cafe Bainbridge:
Listen to the Citizens’ Climate Lobby’s winning climate change essay

What do our youth have to say about climate change? That is what the Bainbridge Island chapter of Citizens’ Climate Lobby wanted to find out when it had an essay contest for local youth. In this podcast you’ll meet Nilus Swanson, a 16-year old sophomore […]

<i>Podcast: Community Cafe Bainbridge: </i><br>“Leaving Our Island:” Sakai School internment curriculum

Podcast: Community Cafe Bainbridge:
“Leaving Our Island:” Sakai School internment curriculum

It would be easier to turn the page on the dark chapters of our history. But then, how would we heal, or learn, or grow as a society? In this powerful podcast, students Evelyn Cantwell and Ethan Soltanzadeh join teacher Jim Starrs in a conversation […]

<i>Podcast: Community Cafe: </i><br>Bainbridge Youth Services offers summer internships

Podcast: Community Cafe:
Bainbridge Youth Services offers summer internships

Bainbridge Youth Services (BYS) and the Rotary Club of Bainbridge Island are working together to promote the social and emotional well-being of our adolescents and young adults. One way they do this is through sponsorship of a summer internship program where high school students get […]