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 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.
“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.
For the past 68 years, the Redmond Derby Days Summer Festival has been a vital part of summer in Redmond. This year, the festival will be held Saturday, July 12 from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. at the Redmond City Hall Campus, 15670 NE 85th St.
Optimism, a trusted oncologist and a cancer treatment method that she has called “a miracle” have given Pamela Girsh a clean bill of health and a desire to share her story with others.
The Redmond resident is one of about 100 women who’ve successfully undergone MammoSite 5-Day Targeted Radiation Therapy at Overlake Hospital in Bellevue.
Macy’s announced it will hold a Better With Time model competition, providing women ages 50 and up the opportunity to walk the runway and serve as a model during the 2008 Better With Time Fashion Show.
The 2008 Redmond Derby Days theme is “Through the Decades” and there’s no better way to jog people’s nostalgic memories than with music they associate with their “good old days.”
Because Derby Days is geared to fun-lovers of all ages, it’s fitting that the entertainment line-up for this year’s festival spans more than 50 years’ worth of popular music.
Hot weather means more time spent outdoors with pets, but it also brings along some hazards for our loyal companions.
Dr. Craig Miller, a family veterinarian who owns Loyal Companion Animal Care in Redmond Ridge, offers some advice for pet owners for a safe, healthy summer. Loyal Companion Animal Care opened in January and offers medical services to dogs and cats.
Summer is here — at least according to the calendar. We queried an assortment of Redmond residents and business people about what makes summer special for them and how they plan to make the most of 2008’s short-but-sweet season of longer days and warmer weather. We asked about:
With a new baby, hitting the gym may seem like an exercise in futility. Sleep deprivation and trying to find a sitter often stand in the way.
But most moms are permitted to work out about six to eight weeks after giving birth — and there are good reasons to make the effort, beyond fitting back into your jeans.
Moderate exercise such as yoga strengthens core muscles, relieves neck or back pain, eases stress and more, said Melissa Valentine, instructor for the “Yoga for Parents: Infant and Me” course at Discover Yoga, 16651 Redmond Way, Suite 201.
In the past two weeks, community members throughout the Eastside have rallied around the family of Jonathan Stevenson, a 17-year-old who was seriously injured in a motorcycle accident in Redmond.