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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/

BARN’s Kitchen Garden gets a makeover

BARN’s Kitchen Garden gets a makeover

Look to your left as you enter BARN and you’ll see a delicious new explosion of color and texture. BARN’s Kitchen Garden has been re-imagined, thanks largely to the efforts and expertise of BARN member and volunteer Bob Ross. Now…

Save the Date for 2023 Sue Spargo Workshop

Save the Date for 2023 Sue Spargo Workshop

Stitching the forest through the trees Fiber art superstar Sue Spargo brought her stitching magic to BARN in June. As always, the resulting work vibrated with color and artistry. And this time, it also reflected the wildness of the place…

5 Years at the Big BARN

5 Years at the Big BARN

Happy Anniversary to the “Big BARN!” At 10am on June 3, 2017, the doors to BARN’s new facility opened to the public for the first time. The moment had been years in the making, starting back in 2012 when the…

Member Highlight: Linda Sohlberg

Member Highlight: Linda Sohlberg

On any given day, you’ll find Linda Sohlberg in Metal Fabrication bending sheet metal into sculptural or practical shapes, or down in the Woodshop turning a block of spalted birch into a live-edge bowl. An architect by trade, Linda is…

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…