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Dillon Jarvis attempts to beat the heat by getting doused by a double hoop copper sprinkler

Keeping cool during Art at Marymoor Park | Photo

Dillon Jarvis attempts to beat the heat by getting doused by a double hoop copper sprinkler, made by Steve Hoppy of Hoppy’s Garden Art. Saturday’s… Continue reading

  • Aug 20, 2008
Dillon Jarvis attempts to beat the heat by getting doused by a double hoop copper sprinkler

School district announces principal changes

The Lake Washington School District (LWSD) announces several elementary principal changes for the 2008-09 school year, including the addition of two new principals.

  • Aug 20, 2008

Art show to benefit Alzheimer’s

A charity art show benefiting the Alzheimer’s Association will take place from 1-4 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 23 at Aegis of Redmond, 7480 W. Lake Sammamish Parkway NE.

  • Aug 20, 2008
The puppets of the Procession for the Future in the staging area in Portland

Kids get creative at Paint Away!

Outside on the morning of July 30, the skies were grey and gloomy. Inside at Paint Away! — at Redmond Town Center — it mattered not, as a group of young day campers contentedly worked on colorful creations such as a “mug shot” mug (a mug with a photo of a family member) and a faux license plate with their name on it.

The puppets of the Procession for the Future in the staging area in Portland
Artist Brian Major stands next to one of his canvas oil painting he recently created. Major will re-create Picasso’s “Aubade” in front of City Hall on Friday.

Brian Major to re-create Picasso’s ‘Aubade’ outside Redmond City Hall

The Redmond Arts Commission strives to make art a natural component of everyday life in this fair city. So from time to time, you’ll see someone doing something unexpected in a very public setting.

Artist Brian Major stands next to one of his canvas oil painting he recently created. Major will re-create Picasso’s “Aubade” in front of City Hall on Friday.
Gayle Elam

Taking action against allergic reactions

For generations of youngsters, a PBJ and a glass of milk constituted a simple, satisfying lunch or after-school snack. But for growing numbers of children, ingesting either or both of those foods could trigger a medical emergency.

Gayle Elam
Ava Stafford

Redmond: Viewpoint residents see transportation, safety as top concerns

In Redmond’s Viewpoint neighborhood, people are talking about how they’d like their community to look and function in the year 2030. An eleven-member Citizen Advisory Committee (CAC) and senior planner Kim Dietz of the City of Redmond are collecting ideas from residents on all aspects of living, working or playing in Viewpoint.

Ava Stafford

Teen Center to host arts festival

At the end of September, the Old Fire House Teen Center, in partnership with the Redmond Arts Commission, is hosting a Redmond Arts Festival.

  • Aug 14, 2008

Redmond’s Digital Arts Festival seeks artists

Redmond’s Digital Arts Festival is currently seeking digital artists to submit their digital films or 2-dimensional artwork for the festival’s short-film screening and exhibition of digital artwork.

  • Aug 12, 2008
Princess Ali
Princess Ali

Arts in the Park program to feature local teen talent

Redmond’s Arts in the Park program at 7 p.m. Friday, Aug. 15 will feature local high school/college talent, outside of Redmond City Hall, 15670 NE 85th St. Admission is free.

  • Aug 11, 2008
Redmond High junior Thomas Moore plays Officer Lockstock in the Seattle Children’s Theatre’s upcoming production

Redmond High’s Thomas Moore takes on ‘heavy role’ in ‘Urinetown’

All the world’s a stage for Thomas Moore, a Redmond High School (RHS) junior who has a prominent role in Seattle Children’s Theatre’s (SCT) upcoming teen production of “Urinetown, The Musical.”

Redmond High junior Thomas Moore plays Officer Lockstock in the Seattle Children’s Theatre’s upcoming production
Case Manager Lindsey Butler

Redmond’s Friends of Youth provides help for the homeless

With resources such as great city parks, the Old Fire House Teen Center and the Old Redmond Schoolhouse Community Center, it’s not surprising that Redmond’s been named one of the nation’s 100 best communities for youth, by the America’s Promise Alliance, two years in a row.

Case Manager Lindsey Butler
Melinda Bronsdon looks through a telescope at the wildlife viewing station during Saturday’s festival celebrating the grand opening of the Audubon BirdLoop Nature Trail at Marymoor Park. County executive Ron Sims joined with representatives from Eastside Audubon to dedicate the trail

Community celebrates new Audubon BirdLoop at Marymoor

Birders from across the region flocked to King County’s Marymoor Park in Redmond Saturday to celebrate the new Audubon BirdLoop, a trail that provides an up-close glimpse of the wildlife that lives within rare native lowland habitat.

  • Aug 7, 2008
Melinda Bronsdon looks through a telescope at the wildlife viewing station during Saturday’s festival celebrating the grand opening of the Audubon BirdLoop Nature Trail at Marymoor Park. County executive Ron Sims joined with representatives from Eastside Audubon to dedicate the trail
Tom Glanz

Redmond High graduates to play with Olympic Orchestra

The 2008 Summer Olympic Games in Beijing begin August 8 — and it’s not just the athletes who are stoked.

Tom Glanz

Redmond Arts in the Parks series continues free performances

The Redmond Arts Commission continues its 2008 Arts in the Parks series of free concerts and performances, Friday nights at 7 p.m. on the Redmond City Hall campus, 15670 NE 85th St. Bring a picnic and a blanket.

  • Aug 1, 2008
Emily Yescas

Redmond plans family event to celebrate Grass Lawn Park’s upgrades

A fun morning for families is planned at Redmond’s Grass Lawn Park, 7031 148th Ave NE, Thursday, Aug. 7 from 10-11:30 a.m.

  • Jul 26, 2008
Emily Yescas
Dr. Bradley Edwards

Redmond Space Elevator Conference: Not a joke

“Our generation will go to space,” guest speaker Dr. Bradley C. Edwards told the audience at the opening of the Space Elevator Conference, held July 18-20 at the Microsoft Conference Center in Redmond. Edwards, a world-renowned physicist and entrepreneur, literally “wrote the book” on The Space Elevator, a radical new way to access outer space without chemical rocket technology.

Dr. Bradley Edwards
Audrey Gorlick

Audrey Gorlick, Redmond volunteer, passes away at 103

On July 4, at the ripe, old age of 103, Redmond resident and influential community volunteer Audrey Gorlick passed away at the Evergreen Hospice in Kirkland.

Audrey Gorlick
Jenny Adams
Jenny Adams