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Block Watch meeting set for May 28

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Block Watch meeting set for May 28

The Redmond Police Department will present a Neighborhood Block Watch interest meeting at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, May 28 at the Public Safety Training Room, 8701 160th Ave. NE.

Captains of current Block Watch programs and anyone interested in starting a program are encouraged to attend. Topics will include:

• What is a Neighborhood Block Watch program?

• How to begin a Block Watch

• What other neighborhoods are doing — what’s working and what isn’t

• How the Redmond Police Department can help you and your community

Participation is free, but class size is limited, so please RSVP with your name(s) to the crime prevention unit. E-mail jbove@redmond.gov or call (425) 556-2545.

Eastside Symphony to hold concert May 18

The Redmond-based Eastside Symphony will present pianist Holly Herrmann in a performance of Brahms’ Piano Concerto No. 2 at 3 p.m. Sunday, May 18 in the Kirkland Performance Center. Conducted by Alexei Girsh, the orchestra will also perform a well-loved Beethoven symphony, No. 6 (the “Pastoral,” familiar to all those who have seen Disney’s “Fantasia”).

Tickets are available now at www.brownpapertickets.com at the discounted price of $10 general admission, $7 for seniors and students and will also be available at the door at $12 general admission and $9 seniors/students. Children under 12 are free of charge.

Herrmann is the founder of the Linden Piano Quartet and a former member of the University of Washington keyboard faculty.

She has performed with many of the finest chamber musicians in the Northwest and previously appeared with the Eastside Symphony in a performance of Brahms’ first piano concerto.

The Eastside Symphony is a community orchestra led by a renowned professional conductor and teacher, Alexei Girsh.

Student artwork on display at City Hall

Students of Redmond High School teacher Sarah De la Cruz’s Advanced 2D Art class have an artwork display at Redmond City Hall through June 13.

The artwork is inspired by the work of Japanese artist Hokusai (1760-1849) and emulates his style by focusing on nature and “ukiyo-e” or everyday life. The works are linoleum block prints.

Works on display were created by Krista Simonson, Brittany Angell, Ian Anderson, Isabel Ridder, Katie Rohrbach, Christina Davison, Sophie Gao, Tyler West and Chanel Cogan.

For information, e-mail sdelacruz@lwsd.org.


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