Events & Activities

What’s Going On?

There’s so much to do and enjoy on Bainbridge Island! We’re pleased to share resources to help you plan your time, whether you live in our community or you’re here for a visit!

Bainbridge Community Foundation Events

We host a number of annual events to celebrate philanthropy and volunteerism in our community. The ongoing calendar for these occasions are as follows:

Donor Thank-You Event: May
An opportunity for Bainbridge Community Fund (BCF) to raise a glass and thank our annual fund and DAF supporters for their generosity as well as to hear an update from BCF’s Executive Director and Board Chair.

Community Grants Cycle Thank-You Event: June
A celebratory reception for volunteers to the Community Grants cycle.

Nonprofit Celebration: July
A thank-you reception sponsored by the three granting organizations on Bainbridge Island for nonprofits receiving grants.

Philanthropy Celebration: September
Each year, BCF honors local individual philanthropists and nonprofit organizations with three philanthropy awards: the Outstanding Bainbridge Philanthropist, the Outstanding Philanthropic Organization, and the Outstanding Young Philanthropist.

 

Calendar Resources

For more information about what’s happening on Bainbridge Island, these online resources will help you find activities of interest:

Arts and Humanities Bainbridge Cultural Events Calendar
ahbainbridge.org/calendar
With a spotlight on Bainbridge Island’s rich cultural community, this calendar features some of the Island’s most popular events.

BainbridgeIsland.com
www.bainbridgeisland.com/events
A comprehensive guide to Bainbridge Island, where you can find anything from wine tastings to napkin folding classes — and everything in between. 

Bainbridge Public Library Community Calendar
www.bainbridgepubliclibrary.org/events-calendar.aspx
Hosted by the Bainbridge Public Library, this calendar spotlights programs for people of all ages.

Bainbridge Island Downtown Association What’s Going On
bainbridgedowntown.org/whats-going-on
The Bainbridge Island Downtown Association provides a walking tour of Winslow, also with a calendar of events — including some of their own great events.

Bainbridge Island Visitor’s Guide
visitbainbridge.com
Hosted by the Bainbridge Island Chamber of Commerce, this guide to Bainbridge Island offers a thorough guide to visiting and/or relocating to Bainbridge Island.

“Thank you, BCF, for helping all sectors of philanthropy in our community through your trainings, knowledge sharing events, and funding. We are truly grateful!”
—Vicky Marsing, Former Executive Director, Bainbridge Schools Foundation