The Kenmore-based band JAR clinched first place in the final round of the fourth annual Classic Rockathon at Redmond’s Old Fire House (OFH) Teen Center April 30. JAR’s set included vintage hits by The Doors, The Beatles and Neil Young.
Beauty comes in all shapes and sizes. So it’s refreshing that a new, downtown Redmond boutique is specializing in pretty, plus-sized fashions, both new and used.
Trade Chic recently opened at 16508 Redmond Way.
“Because of You” was the title of a video presentation and a recurring theme on Wednesday, at the Lake Washington Schools Foundation’s (LWSF) fifth annual “Legacy for Learning” luncheon.
The event at the Juanita High School Field House in Kirkland spotlighted enrichment programs and essential educational materials made possible throughout the Lake Washington School District (LWSD) “because of you” — community members and business partners who’ve generously contributed to the LWSF.
The Lake Washington School District (LWSD) Elementary Math Adoption Committee has unanimously selected enVision Math, published by Scott Foresman-Addison Wesley, as its recommendation, with the goal of implementing the new curriculum at the start of the 2010-11 school year.
Music lovers from Redmond will take part as Choral Arts presents “American Hallelujah,” a joyful concert of American hymns and spirituals, also including The Total Experience Gospel Choir. Performances are at 7 p.m. Friday, April 30 at St. Mark’s Cathedral, 1245 10th Ave. E. in Seattle; and at 7 p.m. Saturday, May 1 at First Presbyterian Church, 1717 Bellevue Way NE in Bellevue.
The Pink Pumas, a team of moms from the Redmond Ridge neighborhood, will hold a giant rummage sale to fight breast cancer, from 8 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday, May 1. The sale will take place in the gym at Rosa Parks Elementary School, 22845 NE Cedar Park Crescent.
Eighty-five voices strong, The Trilogy Singers invite the community to their spring concert series, including performances at 7 p.m. Friday, April 30; at 2 p.m. and 7 p.m. Saturday, May 1; and at 3 p.m. Sunday, May 2.
The Redmond-based Eastside Precision Drill Team will perform for the second time in the Seattle All City Drill Team competition this Saturday at Edmonds-Woodway High School. Although they practice in Redmond, members also hail from Sammamish, Bellevue and other Eastside cities. Girls in grades K-12, from anywhere in the area, are welcome to join.
A contract negotiation process between the Lake Washington Educational Support Personnel (LWESP) and the Lake Washington School District (LWSD) has apparently reached an amicable conclusion, after the two groups participated in meetings led by skilled facilitators John and Carol Glaser.
Four eager bands will compete at 8 p.m. Friday, April 30, in the final round of the fourth annual Classic Rockathon at the Old Fire House Teen Center, 16510 NE 79th St. in downtown Redmond. Finalists vying for Rockathon bragging rights — and valuable prizes from local sponsors — are Fit for Hounds, Jar, Gentlemen GaGa and Infinity Undone.
The City of Redmond has long been focused on cross-departmental efforts to promote sustainability, broadly defined as “how to meet the needs of the present population without compromising the future generation’s needs,” said Cathy Beam, principal planner for an Impact Redmond program.
Remember a time when every town had its own friendly, old-fashioned butcher shop?
Downtown Redmond’s newly opened Bill the Butcher store, 7990 Leary Way NE, feels a little like a throwback to a simpler era, but with a modern twist. Bill the Butcher offers the kind of personal attention you won’t get at a supermarket, but also specializes in “local, wholesome, grass-fed, sustainable, organic and hormone-free” meats.
A Redmond High School (RHS) graduate and her teammate from Washington State University (WSU) Spokane have placed second in the nation in the 2010 Interior Design Educators Council Student Design Competition.
The City of Redmond will conduct a travel behavior survey, including both people who live and work in Redmond, between mid-April and June of this year. The project will be a major step toward a Transportation Master Plan update scheduled to begin later in 2010.
Redmond teens Dmitriy Vorobiev and Kseniya Sovenko will represent the state of Washington at the USA Dance Nationals 2010 Dancesport Championship in Los Angeles, April 9-11. Vorobiev, a senior at Lake Washington School District’s International Community School (ICS) and Sovenko, a sophomore at ICS, have been ballroom dance partners for almost 10 years.