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Former Microsoft sound designer Sarah Allen Pella will be a guest drummer with the Berkeley, Calif.-based folk trio Rebecca Riots (www.rebeccariots.com) at 7 p.m. Wednesday, April 30 at SoulFood Books, 15748 Redmond Way; (425) 881-5309. The performance is free.
Local teen band Shotty, who are among four finalists for the May 9 Classic Rock-a-Thon at the Old Fire House Teen Center in Redmond, will be featured in a “Read and Rock” event at Third Place Books, 17171 Bothwell Way NE, Lake Forest Park, at 7 p.m. Tuesday, April 29.
Borders at Redmond Town Center, 16549 NE 74th St., invites the community to a book signing with Sarah O’Leary Burningham, author of “How to Raise Your Parents: A Teen Girl’s Survival Guide,” at 3 p.m. Sunday, May 4. The witty book tells teen girls how to help their parents through “the difficult years.” Readers will learn how to negotiate like a pro, steer clear of parents’ hot buttons and gain a little insight into what the world looks like from their point of view. For more information about this free event, call (425) 883-0272.
The full 2008 season of Concerts at Marymoor Park has been announced. Some tickets have already been available through Ticketmaster and others go on sale at 9 a.m. Saturday, May 10. Call (206) 628-0888 or visit www.concertsatmarymoor.com. Ticket limits may apply.
Former 2008 presidential primary contender Mike Huckabee will headline at “Rockers, Suits, the Kids Jam,” a Music Aid Northwest benefit concert in support of music programs in the schools.
It’s all over but the shouting.
Like many Redmond residents, John Cartmell wears multiple hats.
Imagine a school without a music class, or even a paintbrush. Students of these schools, all across the nation and the world, have no experience with something as simple as a school play.
Saturday, May 24
Redmond Mayor John Marchione and Bellevue Mayor Grant Degginger discussed their cities’ overlapping problems and priorities at the April 16 lunch meeting of the Greater Redmond Chamber of Commerce.
EF Educational Homestay Program is looking for volunteer host families for French and Spanish teens for one month this summer. Students will arrive on July 9 and depart on August 6.
Can there possibly be a downside to the time of year when it’s sunny and warm more often than not? Yes, if you throw away common sense.
The Do-It-Yourself (DIY) movement and environmental consciousness are resurrecting interest in “home arts” that were revered by our grandmas and great-grandmas.
Air travel is expensive and headache-provoking, thanks to overcrowded planes, heightened security measures, and frequent delays or cancellations of flights.
All through last week, known formally as Friendship Week, students at Rosa Parks Elementary had a simple goal: raise as much money as possible for The Guatemala Friendship School, which currently serves 75 students free of charge in the Guatemalan village of Momostenango.
The Bear Creek School, 8905 208th Ave. NE, invites the community to its production of Oscar Wilde’s “The Ideal Husband,” at 4 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. May 30; and 2 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. May 31.
Back for a fourth season at an improved location, King County’s popular “Movies @ Marymoor” outdoor cinema series features family favorites, hilarious comedies and even a little mystery.