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Community Greater Kingston Area Events to Enjoy Every Year The greater Kingston area, which includes Port Gamble, Suquamish, Indianola, Hansville, and Kingston, is home to many fun annual and recurring events. Here is a list to give you an idea of what this vibrant community offers in terms of festivals, live music, outdoor activities, and more. Annual Events in Spring and Summer  Story Walk: […]
Community New Agent Spotlight: Alexandra Harkins A strong work ethic, excellent interpersonal skills, and a passion for real estate make Alexandra Harkins the perfect fit for many home buyers and sellers. She’s a lifelong local and recently joined our Windermere Kingston team. Learn about her interesting background, her approach to real estate, and more in our Q&A. What unique professional skills […]
Community Easy Ways to Volunteer and Connect to Kitsap’s Community Want to connect to Kitsap’s community and volunteer in a fun, easy way? Helping a Kitsap County non-profit is a great way to meet new people, enjoy time with friends or family members, and even learn something new.  Volunteer in Kingston Heronswood Garden Run by the Port Gamble S’Klallam Tribe, this botanical paradise works to […]
Community Enjoy a Fun Night Out in North Kitsap If this winter weather is getting you down, shake things up with a night out in North Kitsap. From excellent food and drink options to live music and creative activities, there are many fun things to do here. Check out these unique suggestions below. Enjoy Wine, Food, and Live Music at d’Vine Wines A popular […]
Community Our Community Involvement in 2021 Community involvement is one of our core values, so we thought we would share how our Windermere Kingston office has supported and invested in our wonderful community this year. By sharing this information, we hope it spreads awareness about these great events and nonprofits. Local Events In the spring, we helped with Community Kitchen, a […]
Community 5 of Kitsap’s New Eateries You Need to Try In case you missed our social media coverage, we’ve been featuring great, local eateries that have opened during the pandemic. We wanted to highlight them all in one place so you can fully appreciate their unique stories. It was such a joy to chat with all of these local small business owners and we hope […]
Community 5 Excellent Playgrounds in Kitsap County Kitsap County is home to so many great playgrounds. Here are some of our favorites to check out with the little ones in your life.  KidsUp! Playground, Battle Point Park, Bainbridge Island   Kitsap’s new place for fun, this playground, centered around a ferry boat-themed structure, opened on September 4, 2021. Replacing the ever-popular wooden […]
Community Community Service Day at Kingston’s Boy Scout Hall June 11th marked one of our favorite Windermere traditions: Community Service Day (CSD). We always enjoy going out into the community and helping out. This year was especially fun since we weren’t able to participate last year due to COVID-19. Last Friday, we helped clean up the Boy Scout Hall in Kingston. Read on to find out […]
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Community The Decorated History of Kingston’s Fast Ferry When Kitsap Transit established the Kingston Fast Ferry to Seattle in 2018, residents were delighted to be able to travel to Seattle in just 40 minutes. This passenger-only vessel dramatically reduced commute times. It also invited Seattleites to easily explore Kingston and the surrounding area. But many people aren’t aware of the Fast Ferry’s interesting […]
Community Community Spotlight: Kingston North Kitsap Rotary Rotary clubs worldwide inspire innovative approaches to community service, and our Kingston North Kitsap Rotary is no exception. They’ve found creative ways to support our community during the pandemic. This local group pioneers new initiatives to support businesses, fundraise for local organizations, and preserve Kitsap’s history. Read on to find out how you can support […]
Community Community Spotlight: Village Green Community Center At the heart of Kingston’s tight-knit community lies the Village Green Community Center. This beautiful place provides a wealth of information and an opportunity for people of all ages to connect. It houses the library and a range of facilities, offering classes, events, and so much more. Almost 20 Years in the Making It took […]
Community Community Spotlight: The Coffee Oasis in Kingston With multiple locations in our region, The Coffee Oasis rallies communities together in support of their youth. Their mission? To provide youth with housing and the resources they need to survive and thrive. And, to brew a great cup of coffee while they’re at it! The Coffee Oasis is a nonprofit, faith-based organization that supports […]
Community 5 Fun Ways to Support Local Nonprofits This Season Looking to spread some holiday kindness and cheer? We have many wonderful local nonprofit organizations that provide a range of services throughout Kitsap County, and they could really use our help. While monetary donations are great, there are other ways to show your support. Here are some fun ideas to get you started. 1. Bid […]
Community Heronswood: Incredible Beauty and a Unique History Nestled in North Kitsap, is Heronswood, a botanical paradise. Originally brought to life in 1987 by Horticulturalist Dan Hinkley and his husband, architect Robert L. Jones, the garden has grown to more than 15 acres of fantastic flora from all around the world. Heronswood is an internationally recognized treasure in the Pacific Northwest, even garnering […]
Community The Unique Charm of Kingston and Beyond The quaint community of Kingston sits just a ferry ride away from Seattle and Edmonds, yet it retains the easygoing energy of the Kitsap Peninsula. A Scenic Home for a Connected Life Whether you’re starting a family or looking to live near a big city but not in one, Kingston is a wonderful place to […]