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Cambodian Banquet set for May 30

Would you like to sample Cambodian food and hear more about The Overlake School in Pailin, Cambodia?

  • May 15, 2008

Lake Sammamish State Park project wins ‘green’ award

The Washington State Parks and Recreation Commission’s Sunset Beach Bathhouse project at Lake Sammamish has been selected as one of the region’s top 10 greenest projects.

  • May 14, 2008

Teen Center accepting registration for summer camps

Redmond’s Old Fire House (OFH) Teen Center, 16510 NE 79th St., is accepting registration for summer camps and has announced new programs for the fall. Starting in September, the OFH will be open Mondays and Tuesdays, primarily for resource workshops.

  • May 12, 2008

HONORING OUTSTANDING SENIORS

May is Older Americans’ Month and each year, the Redmond Senior Center (RSC) recognizes two senior volunteers who have given outstanding service to the center and the community at large, as well as an organization which has been very supportive of the local senior population.

Leadership Eastside presents community projects

Leadership Eastside’s (LE) Class of 2010 shared its Community Project Presentations at the Redmond campus of Lake Washington Technical College (LWTC) May 8.

Running and raising awareness

Heidi Sales of Redmond is getting ready to run in the July 20 Napa to Sonoma Wine Country Half Marathon to raise funds and awareness for the Crohn’s and Colitis Foundation of America (CCFA).

  • May 9, 2008

Bicycle Safety Day slated for May 17

The 6th Annual Bicycle Safety Day will be held Saturday, May 17 from 11 a.m.-2 p.m. at Eastside Life Chiropractic, 2032 148th Ave. NE, in the Overlake Plaza.

  • May 9, 2008

Mothering ourselves is also important

In addition to celebrating all of the mothers in your life, Mother’s Day is a perfect time to focus on the concept of nurturing. In fact, taking time to nurture yourself is vital not only to your own health, but also to the health and well-being of your family, your community, and the planet as a whole.

  • May 9, 2008

MAKING MATH FUN

Never underestimate the lure of “play money,” or kids’ affinity for activities you might not expect them to embrace — such as studying math. This year’s after-school math program created by a Norman Rockwell Elementary parent recently ended with an ice cream party. Rather than exclaiming, “Hooray, it’s over!,” kids told organizer Elly Sarwano how much they’d miss it.

  • May 9, 2008

RHS students shine at DECA International competition

Students from Redmond High School (RHS) brought home three out of seven first place awards given to Washington state competitors at the DECA International Career Development Conference in Atlanta, April 25-29.

  • May 9, 2008

Amendments to Redmond’s Comprehensive Plan due June 2

The City of Redmond invites any individual, business or organization to submit applications for amendments to Redmond’s Comprehensive Plan.

  • May 7, 2008

Students cook up some Royal recipes

Juniors and seniors in the Entrepreneurship class at Redmond High School (RHS) have formed a Junior Achievement company called Royal CooKing Publications and will sell a cookbook with recipes from popular Eastside restaurants.

  • May 5, 2008

FINDING HIS FOCUS

Anthony Sigall, a second-grader at Rosa Parks Elementary School, has an autistic spectrum disorder and looks forward to Saturday mornings when he studies piano with Connie Wible.

  • May 5, 2008

Benefit for special-needs arts programs set for May 10

“Let Every Child Shine,” a benefit for special-needs arts programs, starts at 6:30 p.m. Saturday, May 10 at Emerald Ballet Theatre (EBT), 12368 Northup Way, Bellevue.

  • May 5, 2008

LEGACY FOR LEARNING

The Lake Washington Schools Foundation (LWSF) held its third annual Legacy for Learning Luncheon April 30 at the Juanita High School Field House. Master of ceremonies, KING 5 TV news anchor Dennis Bounds — who’s also a proud Lake Washington School District (LWSD) parent — introduced speakers who shared good news about magic made possible through LWSF grants.

  • May 1, 2008

Raising parents? New book tells how

Between dating, grades, piercings and privacy, the life of a teenage girl is no easy cake walk.

  • May 1, 2008

Tubbesing earns National Merit Scholarship

Redmond High School senior Carmen L. Tubbesing has been awarded a $2,500 National Merit Scholarship underwritten by Pepisco Foundation, Inc.

  • May 1, 2008