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Jacksons in Redmond to participate in campaign against domestic violence

Jacksons Food Stores, including the location at 11520 Avondale Rd. N.E. in…

  • Dec 9th, 2016

 

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Redmond Presbyterian to host Songfest Dec. 18

Redmond Presbyterian Church (RPC) is inviting members of the community to celebrate…

  • Dec 9th, 2016

 

Jengo and Pengo, the two protagonists in a new children’s book created by The StoryMakers, are photographed outside of Snapdoodle Toys. Courtesy of Ron Allen

Local businesses partner to create children’s book

Just as the characters in “Jengo and Pengo’s Acts of Kindness” developed…

  • Dec 8th, 2016

 

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Friends of Youth offers tips to beat holiday blues

The holidays can be a time of celebration, love, joy and happiness.…

  • Dec 8th, 2016
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Teen CEO business competition offers funding for teen small business owners

Lake Washington School District (LWSD) high school students who own and operate…

  • Dec 8th, 2016
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Friends of Youth hosting Giving Tree site at Redmond Town Center

Friends of Youth (FOY) is hosting a Giving Tree site at Redmond…

  • Dec 7th, 2016
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Student musicians perform in Redmond, Bellevue and Kirkland

While you are out holiday shopping, be sure to catch some Lake…

  • Dec 6th, 2016
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Redmond school’s mission is aiding Seattle homeless

Montessori Children’s House (MCH) in Redmond has launched a basic-needs drive for…

  • Dec 6th, 2016
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Redmond’s Stephens to hold book reading and signing at University Book Store in Bellevue

Redmond resident Kate Stephens will do a book reading and signing for…

  • Nov 28th, 2016
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Medical Teams International receives grant from the Gates Foundation to support refugee health services in Uganda

Submitted by Medical Teams International Many are calling it the world’s fastest…

  • Nov 29th, 2016
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Redmond’s Lefferts to dance in ‘The Nutcracker’

Local dancers — including Redmond’s Kaelyn Lefferts — will join guest artist…

  • Nov 30th, 2016
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OneRedmond to hold Marketing in the Digital Age workshop Thursday

OneRedmond will hold a “Marketing in the Digital Age” workshop from 8-9:30…

  • Nov 28th, 2016
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City will plug in its Redmond Lights event on Dec. 3

Redmond Lights, which celebrates the city’s diverse holiday traditions, cultures and faiths,…

  • Nov 28th, 2016
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Tim McLaughlin named EvergreenHealth’s newest board of commissioners member

EvergreenHealth’s board of commissioners has formally appointed Tim McLaughlin as its newest…

  • Nov 28th, 2016
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Assistance League Eastside’s Holiday Home Tour set for Dec. 2

The public is invited to the 21st Annual Assistance League of the…

  • Nov 26th, 2016
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Bicycle Adventures holds Black Friday ride and photo contest

Bicycle Adventures, a Redmond-based bike vacation operator, launched the #BikeBlackFriday contest last…

  • Nov 23rd, 2016

Eastside ABA recognized with national quality distinction

The Behavioral Health Center of Excellence (BHCOE) recently awarded Eastside Applied Behavior…

  • Nov 23rd, 2016
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Santa set to arrive at Redmond Town Center on Friday

Santa is set to arrive at Redmond Town Center this Friday and…

  • Nov 22nd, 2016
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Emerald Heights residents handcraft hundreds of toys for local charities

Emerald Heights, a retirement community in Redmond, recently donated 624 handmade wooden…

  • Nov 22nd, 2016
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Motley Zoo is tuned in to rescuing animals, placing them in homes

Animal rescues are not always the most cheerful places. Working with animals…

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Fiber Fusion opens at VALA Art Center

The Surface Design Association of Washington State unveiled Fiber Fusion, a yearlong…

  • Nov 15th, 2016
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Redmond seeking summer camp proposals

Redmond Parks and Recreation is currently seeking proposals for day camp programs…

  • Nov 14th, 2016

Washington State Horse Park to hold fundraiser at Sahalee Country Club

The Washington State Horse Park, a not-for-profit 501(c)(3) organization operating a 112-acre…

  • Nov 7th, 2016
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Redmond High Drama presents ‘Chicago: The Musical’

The Redmond High School Drama Department will present “Chicago: The Musical” Nov.…

  • Nov 7th, 2016
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Redmond Library volunteer Shortt named to KCLS Foundation Hall of Fame

During its annual Friends Day on Oct. 29, the King County Library…

  • Nov 5th, 2016
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LWSD board of directors named board of distinction

The Lake Washington School District (LWSD) board of directors was one of…

  • Nov 4th, 2016
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Youth Eastside Services seeking Adopt-A-Family sponsors for holiday season

Youth Eastside Services (YES) is currently accepting sponsors for its Adopt-a-Family program.…

  • Nov 4th, 2016
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Nair inspires others to enjoy science through STEM for Fun workshops

As a kid, Milan Nair enjoyed science, but he noticed that not…

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Music icons Bing, Jimi and Kurt showcased at history series

If you know about Kurt Cobain, there’s a good chance you may…

  • Nov 2nd, 2016
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Redmond Police Department Citizens Academy registration is now open

The Redmond Police Department’s annual Citizens Academy will start on Jan. 12,…

  • Nov 2nd, 2016
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Redmond Poultry Predictor 5K returns for sixth year

Poultry Predictor participants can win Thanksgiving turkeys at the sixth annual 5K…

  • Nov 2nd, 2016
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Redmond school introduces innovative ‘mommy and me’ program

Redmond’s Montessori Children’s House (MCH) has kicked off an innovative learning program…

  • Nov 2nd, 2016
Some current members of the Happy Valley Women’s Club.

Happy Valley Women’s Club celebrates 100th anniversary | Guest Column

The ladies of Happy Valley in Redmond formed a Women’s Club in 1916, as the story goes, to roll bandages, make lap robes and other sewing projects for the troops in the First World War. They met in each other’s homes for dessert and their good works. The club has continued until modern times.

  • Nov 1st, 2016
Some current members of the Happy Valley Women’s Club.
Here’s an artist’s rendering of what the Providence John Gabriel House will look like.

Seniors can apply for affordable rental apartments in Redmond

Construction is well underway on the Providence John Gabriel House, an affordable senior housing project located at 8632 160th Ave. N.E. Applications will be available for prospective residents starting on Oct. 31. Individuals must meet certain income and age qualifications in order to submit an application for housing.

  • Nov 1st, 2016
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Malikah Festival, Seattle South Asian Film Festival coming to Redmond

From mini-golfers navigating colorful haikus on sticks at Poets in the Park at Anderson Park to couples taking "slow selfies" at the VALA Art Center, Arts Season grant-funded projects are the latest Redmond experiences.

  • Oct 5th, 2016

Redmond residents to compete with Pacific Sound Chorus in international contest

Regional mid-size women's barbershop chorus champions, Pacific Sound Chorus, will compete in the Harmony Classic division of the Sweet Adelines International chorus competition on Oct. 18 in Las Vegas. Also performing in the Harmony Classic division will be choruses from the U.S., England, Canada and Sweden.

  • Oct 4th, 2016
The Gaither Vocal Band.

Grammy Award-winner Gaither and his vocal band will perform in Redmond

Multi-Grammy Award-winner Bill Gaither will host an evening of music, laughter and encouragement featuring the talent of the Gaither Vocal Band on Oct. 1 at Overlake Christian Church in Redmond. The concert will begin at 6 p.m. Complete information, including ticket pricing, is available by calling 1-855-484-1991 or visiting www.premierproductions.com.

  • Sep 23rd, 2016
The Gaither Vocal Band.

Redmond Senior Chorus to present variety show on Oct. 1-2

The Redmond Senior Chorus — with its oldest member at 92 years old — will present a variety show, "Come to the Music Hall!" featuring sing-a-longs, dancers, instrumentalists, singers and more, at 7 p.m. Oct. 1 and 1 p.m. Oct. 2 at the Redmond Senior Center's Fred Meitzer Theatre, 8703 160th Ave. N.E. Advance tickets for $8 for all ages are on sale by calling (425) 556-2314.

  • Sep 20th, 2016
“The Barber’s Wife”

‘The Barber’s Wife’ is first up for SecondStory Rep’s young audiences season

SecondStory Repertory of Redmond will kick off its Theater for Young Audiences season on Sept. 17 with "The Barber's Wife."

  • Sep 13th, 2016
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SecondStory Rep raises the curtain on Mainstage series

SecondStory Repertory of Redmond will raise the curtain on its Mainstage series on Sept. 23 with "Rosencrantz and Guildenstern are Dead."

  • Sep 12th, 2016
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Redmond native trains to become U.S. military pilot

A Redmond native is playing a key role in the lengthy and rigorous training process that transforms new U.S. Navy officers into naval aviators.

  • Nov 1st, 2016
First Lt. Robert Weede of Redmond. Courtesy photo
Fitz and the Tantrums

Crowd is crucial during Fitz and the Tantrums concerts | Preview

When Fitz and the Tantrums let loose live, the crowd needs to be on its toes. The band relies on its fans to be part of the show.

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Chapman to perform at Overlake Christian Church Sept. 29

Steven Curtis Chapman is taking his "Songs & Stories" Tour back on the road for its third run and it will land at Overlake Christian Church in Redmond on Sept. 29.

  • Aug 16th, 2016
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CHOMP! bites into farming, food and sustainability Aug. 20 at Marymoor Park

Eat Well. Live Well. King County.

  • Aug 2nd, 2016
Willie Nelson and Family will perform July 23 as part of the Marymoor Park Concert series. Brent Amaker and the Rodeo will open the show

Nelson comes to Marymoor for July 23 concert

Willie Nelson and Family will perform July 23 as part of the Marymoor Park Concert series. Brent Amaker and the Rodeo will open the show, which is presented by Swedish Redmond. For more information, visit www.marymoorconcerts.com. The String Cheese Incident will perform July 22.

  • Jul 19th, 2016
Willie Nelson and Family will perform July 23 as part of the Marymoor Park Concert series. Brent Amaker and the Rodeo will open the show
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Barenaked Ladies set for Marymoor concert on July 16

Barenaked Ladies will perform July 16 as part of the Marymoor Park Concert series.

  • Jul 13th, 2016
Barenaked Ladies will perform July 16 as part of the Marymoor Park Concert series. Promotional photo

Tonight is GoGreen Night at ‘Jurassic World’ showing at Marymoor

Learn about a variety of King County programs and projects, enter a drawing for free tickets to an upcoming concert, and watch "Jurassic World" with family and friends under the summer stars tonight at the annual King County GoGreen Night at Marymoor Park.

  • Jul 13th, 2016
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Redmond Town Center will be rockin’ with free Thursday concerts

Redmond Town Center will tune up its free summer concerts with performances by Cashing in Karma, The BGP and Heels to the Hardwood.

  • Jun 28th, 2016
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The Seattle Symphony will play the music of George Gershwin on Sunday as part of the Marymoor Park Concert series. Doors open at 2:30 p.m. and showtime is at 4 p.m. For ticket information

Seattle Symphony to perform Gershwin on Sunday at Marymoor

The Seattle Symphony will play the music of George Gershwin on Sunday as part of the Marymoor Park Concert series. Doors open at 2:30 p.m. and showtime is at 4 p.m. For ticket information, visit www.marymoorconcerts.com.

  • Jun 24th, 2016
The Seattle Symphony will play the music of George Gershwin on Sunday as part of the Marymoor Park Concert series. Doors open at 2:30 p.m. and showtime is at 4 p.m. For ticket information
From left: Jaspar Lepak (right) duo and Wilson Harwood. Courtesy photos

Lepak and Harwood to perform at SoulFood on Friday

Singer-songwriters Jaspar Lepak and Wilson Harwood will perform on a double bill from 8-10 p.m. this Friday at SoulFood Coffeehouse in Redmond. Drawing from folk and roots traditions, both artists meld smart lyricism with catchy melodies, each with a unique and engaging style. All ages. Free; donations welcome.

  • May 24th, 2016
From left: Jaspar Lepak (right) duo and Wilson Harwood. Courtesy photos