Issaquah community calendar: Make Music Day, coffee and conversations

Upcoming local events


Make Music Day Issaquah: Issaquah is making music on June 21 in celebration of Make Music Day. Free live music throughout downtown Issaquah. Over 8 stages, beer garden and 30+ performances. Entertainment for the whole family. 5 – 9 p.m. Historic Shell Station, 232 Front Street N, Issaquah.

Wisdom Café: Make Your Own Bucket List: Share your wisdom. These cafes provide an opportunity to converse and connect with others in discussions of universal topics. 1 p.m. Issaquah Senior Center, 75 N.E. Creek Way, Issaquah.

Sunset Kayak Tour: Join Seattle Adventure Sports and Friends of Lake Sammamish State Park for a sunset paddling adventure. Meet at the east end of Sunset Beach near Issaquah Creek. $45 per person includes kayak, paddles and lifejackets. Register on Eventbrite to reserve your spot as space is limited to 10 paddlers. 5 – 6 p.m. Lake Sammamish State Park, 2000 NW Sammamish Rd., Issaquah.


Summer Reading Blast-Off: Celebrate the Summer Reading Program! Pick up your reading log for preschool, elementary, teen or adults and get reading recommendations for summer. All ages welcome. 2 p.m. Sammamish Library, 825 228th Ave SE, Sammamish.


Investing Basics for Women: Get to know yourself – identify your characteristics. Then learn some of the risks and returns of investing. Provided by the Society for Financial Awareness. 6:30 p.m. Issaquah Library, 10 W. Sunset Way, Issaquah.


Family Experiment-Space Balloon: Move some molecules together as a family as you explore thermal energy. our team will build a silver tissue paper hot air balloon and then use hot air to make it float into space (outdoors if weather permitting). Ages 6 and older, parents required to attend and participate. 7 p.m. Sammamish Library, 825 228th Ave SE, Sammamish.


Coffee with the editor: Issaquah Reporter Editor Corey Morris invites the community to have coffee and conversation about local issues from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. June 27 at the Issaquah Coffee Company, 317 Northwest Gilman Blvd. #47. “You bring the conversation, and I’ll buy the coffee.”

Full Moon on Canvas Art Workshop: Create a moonscape with acrylic paint on canvas in this step-by-step workshop. No former art skills are necessary. Take your final product home. Registration required. Entering grades 6 to 12. Age limits enforced. 2 p.m. Sammamish Library, 825 228th Ave SE, Sammamish.


Stars Big Dream Puppet Show: Star’s biggest dream is to become an astronaut and explore space. One day she discovers a special book in the library and her galactic wish comes true. Family program, all ages welcome with adult. Presented by Penny’s Puppet Productions. 11 a.m. Sammamish Library, 825 228th Ave SE, Sammamish.


Master Chorus Eastside’s Celebrate America: Master Chorus Eastside’s ever-popular Celebrate America Concert returns once again to ring in Independence Day. For tickets, call the Master Chorus Eastside office at 425-392-8446. 3 p.m. Pickering Barn, 1730 10th Ave. NW, Issaquah.


Issaquah Farmers Market: Outdoor market offering local organic produce, fresh flowers, handmade crafts and baked goods. Saturdays from May – September, 9 a.m. – 2 p.m., rain or shine. Pickering Barn, 1730 10th Ave NW, Issaquah.

Issaquah Wine & Art Walk: The Downtown Issaquah Wine and Art Walk is a community event held on first Saturdays, March – June. 6 – 9 p.m. Historic Shell Station, 232 Front St N, Issaquah.