Community briefs

Artwalk, Salmon Days art deadline

ArtWalk starts today

This evening will mark the first ArtWalk of the season, from 5 to 9 p.m. in downtown Issaquah.

ArtWalk Issaquah is presented by the DownTown Issaquah Association, and is in its seventh year.

Issaquah’s Kaleidoscope School of Music will offer a mix of bands outside the Issaquah Library, and Erich Fridrich and friends will play jazz, Latin and folk rock at the Hailstone Feed Store. A group from the Sammamish Symphony will play at the Senior Center, and Cross Currents will play under the big tree at Dogwood.

A map of participating businesses and locations will be available outside the Issaquah Library or at other venues along the route.

Deadline for Salmon Days approaches

The deadline to submit original art for consideration for the 2008 Issaquah Limited Edition Print, “Spirit of Issaquah, A Celebration of Northwest Treasures,” is 5 p.m., Wednesday, May 7.

Artwork should be hand-delivered or shipped in appropriate packing material to: The Festivals Office, 155 N.W. Gilman Blvd., Issaquah WA 98027.

All artwork must original, not previously reproduced, reflect Issaquah’s local Northwest treasures and appeal to a broad audience.

For more submission guidelines, information or to view past prints, visit or call the Festivals Office at 392-0661.