Celebrate your independence from dull, tasteless vegetables at the Fourth of July Weekend Farm Celebration at The South 47 Farm in Redmond.
The Redmond Police Explorers are painting curbside house numbers in and around the city this summer. Having a visible house number can speed up police and fire response in the event of an emergency.
Eastside community members, political leaders and residents joined together at Bellevue City Hall on Wednesday to review the latest progress of the State Route 520 Bridge Replacement and HOV Project.
The open house gave the public a chance to view the current progress of the four key components associated with the project including: the proposed toll on the existing bridge, the pontoon construction, the design of the east side corridor and the proposed alternative plans for the west side corridor.
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.
Redmond-based Pacific Northwest Bridal is hosting its first annual Dream Wedding Giveaway in Washington State.
With the help of multiple vendors in the wedding industry, they have organized a complete wedding package valued at more than $50,000, to be awarded to one lucky couple.
On Sunday, June 29, Ann and John Lutz will open their residential garden to patrons of the Bellevue Philharmonic Orchestra’s Symphony of Gardens tour. Theirs is one of two Redmond homes for this year’s fundraising event. Three Kirkland gardens are also included.
The Alliance of Eastside Agencies (AEA), a professional membership organization of human service providers, held its fifth annual awards luncheon at Bear Creek Country Club earlier this month, to honor outstanding contributions to human services in East King County. The awards were designed to celebrate an elected official, a volunteer, a business, a staff member and a youth or youth organization. This year a legacy award was also given.
Amateur radio operators from the City of Redmond’s Amateur Radio Emergency Service (ARES), Microsoft’s “MicroHams” Amateur Radio Club, and the Redmond Top Key Contest Club will gather to set up radio communications equipment at Farrel-McWhirter Park on from 11 a.m. on Saturday, June 28 to 11 a.m. on Sunday, June 29 and test their communications capabilities during a simulated emergency exercise..
About 85 percent of this year’s 11th graders scheduled to graduate in 2009 have met state reading and writing standards required for graduation, state Superintendent of Public Instruction Terry Bergeson announced last week.
When you think of excitement, hustle and bustle, you’re probably not thinking about downtown Redmond.
For years, the downtown neighborhood — outside of Redmond Town Center — has suffered from an identity crisis. You rarely see pedestrians. And small business owners have complained that no one seems to know where they are, because of the confusing one-way streets.
A community meeting on June 19 at Redmond City Hall, gave residents and business people a glimpse of how downtown Redmond could look in the near future.
Nathan Maris of Redmond received a special award from the Marine Corps Heritage Foundation, in honor of his documentary project, “The Battle of Wake Island: The Conflict and Compromise of the Marine Credo,” at the National History Day competition, held June 15-19 at the University of Maryland.
Redwood Theatre and Woodinville Repertory Theatre will present “Broadway Anthems, a Cabaret with Timothy Glynn,” at 8 p.m. Friday, June 27. The performance is at Woodinville Repertory Theatre’s Little Theatre at Wellington Hills Golf Course, 7026 240th St. SE, Woodinville.
A comprehensive babysitting course developed by Overlake Hospital Medical Center in 1983 has evolved through the decades and is making a comeback in Redmond this summer.
“Super Sitters” will be offered from 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Thursday, June 26 at the Old Redmond Schoolhouse Community Center, 16600 NE 80th St.
It’s designed for ages 11-17, with most participants between the ages of 11 and 14, according to Susan Higley, education coordinator for Overlake.