“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.
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.
Despite getting a levy of more than $600,000 passed last year, the Redmond Parks Department and Parks and Trails Commission stated their case to the Redmond City Council at a joint meeting as to why they may ask for another bond as early as next year.
As featured in the April 2 edition of the Redmond Reporter, the Old Fire House Teen Center now has a Girls Group, which discusses current issues and explores ways to empower women both locally and globally.
Television’s iconic “Mary Tyler Moore Show,” which ran from 1970-77, was a paean to strong, savvy, independent working women. More than three decades later, it’s no longer considered a novelty for a woman to enjoy her career.
On April 23, education majors from Ball State University, University of New Mexico, University of Arizona and Simon Fraser University saw and heard a long-distance lecture originating from Redmond — and the presenter was just 10 years old.