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Community Service

Volunteer Opportunities

Barn Gives Back Volunteers donate time, expertise to community service projects Giving back to the community is an important part of BARN’s mission!  Learn more at bainbridgebarn.org/membership/volunteer/

Supporting BI Rotary Club’s 75th Anniversary

Supporting BI Rotary Club’s 75th Anniversary

A project both five months and 75 years in the making wraps up this weekend at Waypoint Park. At 12:30pm on Saturday, the Bainbridge Island Rotary Club will dedicate a commemorative piece in honor of their 75 years of service…

Low Income Housing Institute – BARN Builds a Tiny Home

Low Income Housing Institute – BARN Builds a Tiny Home

Good news! The BARN-built Tiny House has been placed at LIHI’s brand new Friendship Heights Village located at 12245 Aurora Ave N in north Seattle! This village has 40 tiny houses total that will serve an estimated 55 homeless people….

Bainbridge Island Chamber of Commerce – Conference Table

Bainbridge Island Chamber of Commerce – Conference Table

The Chamber of Commerce is working on a remodel of the Chamber office on Winslow Way. The project has wide-ranging community partnerships in order to create a new resource for the island. In support of the project, a team of ten talented…

Supporting ShareNet’s Thrift Store 

Supporting ShareNet’s Thrift Store 

ShareNet’s mission is to fight hunger in North Kitsap with meaningful programs in a nourishing environment. Their Thrift Store provides funding for the food bank program and is a resource for those who need clothing and household goods at low…

One Thousand Cranes for Hope

One Thousand Cranes for Hope

Eagle Scout Project by Rydley Strong  What do you get when a team of Scouts, local youth groups, and Rydley Strong’s friends and family come together? A beautiful 千羽鶴, senbazuru titled One Thousand Cranes for Hope. Rydley’s community-wide Eagle Scout project found…

BARN Bites: Nourishing the Community

BARN Bites: Nourishing the Community

Last April, as the world shut down, volunteers gathered in BARN’s clean and spacious Kitchen Arts studio – one of the only kitchens on Bainbridge where four or five people could cook safely separated by 6 feet of distance. Making…

Mask-making: A Collaboration

Mask-making: A Collaboration

Nearly a year ago, the BARN Fabric Arts Studio launched a mask-making program to respond to the growing concerns of COVID-19. BARN’s energetic Studio Lead Fran Fuller first began prototyping in response to a request from Bainbridge Prepares. This was…

Restoring the Quinault

Restoring the Quinault

The Quinault is a boat with many stories to tell, and all 61 feet of her is now suspended inside the BARN woodshop. When the Bainbridge Island Rowing Club needed help and space to restore this historic rowing shell, they…