The 2nd annual EcoCommuting and Sustainable Living Fair

The 2nd annual EcoCommuting and Sustainable Living Fair will be held Thursday, August 21, from 5-9 p.m. at Redmond Town Center, Center Street Plaza.


Sustainable Living Fair coming up

The 2nd annual EcoCommuting and Sustainable Living Fair will be held Thursday, August 21, from 5-9 p.m. at Redmond Town Center, Center Street Plaza.

This event will present an opportunity to learn more about the impact our daily choices are making on the environment.

Held in conjunction with Redmond Town Center’s Summer Concert Series, featuring ‘60s/’70s Northwest Folk Rock legend, The Daily Flash, performing from 7-9 p.m., the Eco-Commuting Fair will feature more than 25 educational booths, demonstrations and activities from environmental groups, governmental agencies, transit organizations, and green businesses—as well as fun activities for children.

A featured event at the fair is the “Tour de Redmond” Summer Bicycle Commuter Challenge awards ceremony from 5:30-6:30 p.m., which features 600 bicyclists in the two-month commuter bicycle competition in contention for 25 trophies.

Greater Redmond Transportation Management Association, Redmond Town Center, Genie Industries, Microsoft, Golder Associates, and the City of Redmond are sponsoring the event.

For more information on the EcoCommuting Fair or Tour de Redmond, visit

Raising money for a good cause

A Redmond-based fundraising team called Boob Warriors is urging the community to participate in the “Everyone Deserves a Lifetime” event at the Claim Jumper Restaurants in Redmond or Tukwila on Thursday, Aug. 7.

When placing your order, tell the waiter you need a flyer and want to participate in this community night for the Seattle Breast Cancer 3-Day Walk. The Claim Jumper will donate 10 percent of your food purchase to the 3-Day Team: Boob Warriors.

Redmond’s Claim Jumper is located at 7210 164th Ave. NE, in Redmond Town Center; (425) 885-1273.

For information about Boob Warriors, visit or e-mail

Outdoor movies

Redmond Youth Partnership Advisory Committee (RYPAC) is presenting free outdoor movies this summer, with sponsorship from Young Smiles Orthodontics.

All ages are welcome. Movies start at dusk, around 9:30 p.m. Bring a blanket or low-back chairs and your picnic basket.

The schedule and locations are as follows:

Saturday, Aug. 2, “Back to the Future” at Idylwood Park Beach, 3650 W. Lake Sammamish Parkway.

Saturday, Aug. 9, “Surf’s Up” at Idylwood Park Beach.

Friday, Aug. 15, “Bee Movie” at Redmond City Hall, 15670 NE 85th St.

For more information, contact Ken Wong, teen programs director for City of Redmond at or (425) 556-2320.

Rotary Club meetings

The Redmond Rotary Club invites the public to attend its upcoming lunch meeting featuring speakers on a variety of topics. Meetings are held from 12:15-1:30 p.m. at the Redmond Marriott Town Center, 7401 164th Ave. NE in Redmond.

Meeting dates and speakers are:

• Thursday, Aug. 7 — Randy Coogan and Mark Estberg of Microsoft, regarding Business Continuity and Disaster Response.

• Thursday, Aug. 14 — Jessie Tam, Rotary District Governor.

• Thursday, Aug. 21 — Mike Zinga, championship director for the United States Senior Open, regarding the upcoming tournament at Sahalee County Club in Sammamish.

The cost to attend each lunch is $20. Advance registration is not necessary. For more information, contact Mike Nichols, (425) 885-2283 or or leave a message at (206) 298-9288.