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The choir is made up of some of the neediest and most vulnerable children from Uganda and Kenya

A message of hope

The African Children’s Choir will perform at 6:30 p.m., on Sunday, Oct. 4, at the Sammamish Presbyterian Church.

  • Dec 19, 2011
The choir is made up of some of the neediest and most vulnerable children from Uganda and Kenya
Chasing Nicolette is described as a “hilarious yet touching new musical” that charts the love between a Christian count and a Muslim princess.

Salmon Days special

During the upcoming Salmon Days Festival in Issaquah, Village Theatre is offering a special discount on tickets for their latest hit, Chasing Nicolette, which opened earlier this month.

  • Dec 19, 2011
Chasing Nicolette is described as a “hilarious yet touching new musical” that charts the love between a Christian count and a Muslim princess.
Kirkland resident Bill Petter helps off-load his donation to the Easside Baby Corner. The donation of diapers

Fundraising hero turns his magic wand on the Eastside Baby Corner

It could have been any Thursday at Eastside Baby Corner on Maple Street, with parent after parent dropping off toys and clothes their children had grown out of.

  • Dec 19, 2011
Kirkland resident Bill Petter helps off-load his donation to the Easside Baby Corner. The donation of diapers
The Symphony is very excited to have cellist Julian Schwarz

Prodigy to join Sammamish Symphony

The Sammamish Symphony is busy rehearsing for their first concert of the upcoming season, to be held at 2 p.m. on Oct. 18 at Eastlake High School’s performing arts center.

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The Symphony is very excited to have cellist Julian Schwarz

The Issaquah Garden Club to examine native plants

The Issaquah Garden Club will meet from 10 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Sept. 16, at Tibbets Creek Manor, 750 Renton-Issaquah Rd, Issaquah.

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Ceremony to celebrate Torah scroll, and community center, in Issaquah this Sunday

In time for the Jewish New Year, a new Torah Scroll will be welcomed by Jewish Community in Issaquah on Sunday, Sept. 13.

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Unique art show, celebrating community, opens in Issaquah

Every year, Issaquah-based artist group artEAST puts together a show which seeks to do more than just put pretty things on walls, or display conversation pieces. Their mission is no less than to unearth the true champions of community in our midst — those who contribute regularly and with a commitment that often goes unnoticed by all but a few.

The artforms of India come to Sammamish

The Sammamish Arts Commission will present an exhibit entitled “The Art of the Sari - A Photo Journey of Indian Artists and Textiles” in the Sammamish City Hall Commons Gallery from Sept. 16-Dec. 4.

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Jake Bolton raises Marnie Wagstaff's hand as they run down the final stretch of the 5K last year.

Calling all teams – Rotary wants you for Salmon Days Fun Run

Last fall, in honor of their friend Justin Bowlby, a University of Puget Sound student and fraternity member who died of an accidental overdose in 2007, members of the UPS Beta Theta Pi chapter created a team which stepped up to help raise money for the Issaquah Rotary Run's chosen charity.

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Jake Bolton raises Marnie Wagstaff's hand as they run down the final stretch of the 5K last year.

Parks a priority for Issaquah residents – a new pool would be nice too

It’s a fact; the residents of Issaquah enjoy their parks. From the neighborhood pocket parks, to the large tracts of open space scattered through the… Continue reading

  • Dec 19, 2011

New group helps homeowners comprehend what energy efficiency means to them

As developments in the field of energy efficiency and changes in regulations and policy continue to come about at a federal level, a group has formed in Issaquah with the aim of helping local homeowners understand what all the fuss is about.

Picky pupils – a few tips for healthy lunches

A few simple tips can pacify your picky pupil when it comes to lunch. “You cannot force a child to eat something, whether it’s in a packed lunch or something served in the school cafeteria,” said Donna Weihofen, senior clinical nutritionist at University of Wisconsin Hospital and Clinics.

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Interested in learning about the bears in your backyard?

The Bear Essentials

Interested in learning about the bears in your backyard?Join Julie Hopkins, Wildlife Biologist with the Grizzly Bear Outreach Project, and Jason Capelli from the Washington… Continue reading

  • Dec 19, 2011
Interested in learning about the bears in your backyard?

Event Calendar – Sept. 4

EventsIssaquah Farmers Market: September 5 - Labor Day Weekend. The Dixie Kings Jazz Band will perform at 11 a.m. Rock, Paper, Scissors Tournament at 11… Continue reading

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Sammamish Nights capped off the city’s 10th birthday celebrations earlier in the day.

Sammamish Nights draws a big crowd to enjoy fine wine, dining, and music on the commons

Thanks to the help of dozens of volunteers, the Sammamish Commons next to City Hall was transformed into a magnificent dining area for “Sammamish Nights.”

  • Dec 19, 2011
Sammamish Nights capped off the city’s 10th birthday celebrations earlier in the day.

Annual art fair coming to Sammamish

Eastside artists will have their work for sale inside Sammamish City Hall on the weekend of October 10 and 11 as part of the 2009 Sammamish Art Fair.

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More than 30 cyclists took part in the Chris Elliott Fund Summer Bike Ride through Sammamish

Chris Elliott Fund supporters hit the saddle for ride against brain cancer

More than 30 cyclists did their part for brain cancer research, taking to local roads for the Chris Elliott Fund Summer Bike Ride on Sunday.

  • Dec 19, 2011
More than 30 cyclists took part in the Chris Elliott Fund Summer Bike Ride through Sammamish
Jill Monster ND

Health: Q & A with NaturoMedica

Dear Doctors, What exactly is a naturopath? I have thought about seeing one since my cholesterol is a little high, but I am a meat and potatoes kind of guy. I don’t want to become a vegetarian and I don’t want to give up drinking coffee. Do naturopaths see patients like me? - Joe in Sammamish

  • Dec 19, 2011
Jill Monster ND

Entertainment Calendar – August 21

Entertainment Calendar

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Dancers

Kumbha Mela in Sammamish celebrates the birth of Krishna

On Thursday, Aug. 13, members and visitors to the Vedic Cultural Center in Sammamish took part in the opening of the Festival of India, known as Kumbha Mela.

  • Dec 19, 2011
Dancers