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Local kids participate in holiday caroling as part of the 2015 celebration on the Google campus on the Cross Kirkland Corridor. Reporter file photo

Musical fun and holiday lights at Google on the Cross Kirkland Corridor

The Kirkland Google campus on the Cross Kirkland Corridor will be the…

  • Nov 30th, 2016

 

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Searching for the little red fish in local streams

By Celeste Gracey Special to the Bothell-Kenmore Reporter The student braces himself…

  • Dec 1st, 2016

 

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Girl Scouts to sing at Kiwanis Club of Kirkland tree lot on Saturday

The holiday season is in full swing in Kirkland with decorations and…

  • Nov 30th, 2016

 

Joshua Sibley and his dad, David Sibley, play Scrooge and Marley in last year’s production of “Scrooge.” Both are returning this year. EARNIE GLAZENER/Contributed photo

Local academy brings Scrooge to the Kirkland Performance Center

The Kirkland Academy of Music and Performance (KAMP) is bringing its musical…

Joshua Sibley and his dad, David Sibley, play Scrooge and Marley in last year’s production of “Scrooge.” Both are returning this year. EARNIE GLAZENER/Contributed photo
Kirkland resident Elle Popp, 12, will play Clara in the Emerald Ballet Theatre’s 2016 production of “The Nutcracker” at Northshore Performing Arts Center in Bothell. HENINGER FOTOGRAFIK/Contributed photo

Kirkland girl plays key role in “The Nutcracker”

Excitement is what keeps Kirkland resident Elle Popp, 12, dancing after 10…

Kirkland resident Elle Popp, 12, will play Clara in the Emerald Ballet Theatre’s 2016 production of “The Nutcracker” at Northshore Performing Arts Center in Bothell. HENINGER FOTOGRAFIK/Contributed photo

Santa Claus at SkyMania in Kirkland

Santa Claus will visit SkyMania in Kirkland from 4-6:30 p.m. on Dec.…

  • Nov 30th, 2016
Bridle Trails Red Apple Market is fundraising throughout the month of December for Mason Gordon, who was diagnosed with brain cancer four years ago and is currently undergoing proton radiation treatment. A raffle with proceeds benefitting Mason and his family will take place from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Dec. 10 at the market as part of Red Apple’s Santa Saturday. Contributed photo

Bridle Trails Red Apple Market to host fundraiser

Bridle Trails Red Apple Market owner Lori Croshaw is turning her business’s…

Bridle Trails Red Apple Market is fundraising throughout the month of December for Mason Gordon, who was diagnosed with brain cancer four years ago and is currently undergoing proton radiation treatment. A raffle with proceeds benefitting Mason and his family will take place from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Dec. 10 at the market as part of Red Apple’s Santa Saturday. Contributed photo
Kenmore resident Geoffrey Castle will bring his Celtic Christmas show to the Kirkland Performance Center on Dec. 16. Contributed photo

Geoffrey Castle’s Celtic Christmas Celebration returns to KPC

If you’ve already heard “Jingle Bells” and “Santa Claus Is Comin’ to…

Kenmore resident Geoffrey Castle will bring his Celtic Christmas show to the Kirkland Performance Center on Dec. 16. Contributed photo
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Glassybaby Roadshow fundraiser to make stop at EvergreenHealth

Glassybaby is holding a holiday roadshow fundraiser from 9 a.m. to 4…

  • Nov 28th, 2016
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Kirkland Choral Society’s holiday concerts in Kenmore Dec. 3-4

Kirkland Choral Society’s (KCS) annual holiday concerts take place at Bastyr University Chapel in Kenmore at 7:30 p.m. on Dec. 3 and again at 3 p.m. on Dec. 4.

  • Nov 28th, 2016
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Kirkland community supports Nourishing Network

Nourishing Network organizers would like to thank the Kirkland community for its support and generious nature.

  • Nov 23rd, 2016
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Hey Marseilles headlines December shows at Kirkland Performance Center

The Kirkland Performance Center’s (KPC) December lineup begins with a local bang,…

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A Christmas tree is on display at a previous Winterfest. This year’s event is scheduled for 3:30 to 6 p.m. Nov. 25 at Peter Kirk Park. Submitted photo

Winterfest relocates to Peter Kirk Park

Winterfest is relocating to Peter Kirk Park this year in an effort…

A Christmas tree is on display at a previous Winterfest. This year’s event is scheduled for 3:30 to 6 p.m. Nov. 25 at Peter Kirk Park. Submitted photo
Santa’s Mailbox will be available at the Bank of America building in Kirkland until Dec. 23. Contributed photo

Appearance of Santa’s mailbox marks start of Kirkland’s holiday events

Many children mail their letters to Santa Claus every year, but they…

Santa’s Mailbox will be available at the Bank of America building in Kirkland until Dec. 23. Contributed photo

Kirkland’s Eastside Community Aid Thrift Shop celebrates 35th anniversary

This year marks the 35th anniversary for the Eastside Community Aid Thrift…

  • Nov 17th, 2016
Area high school students try out Google Cardboard devices during a tour of the Google Kirkland campus. CATHERINE KRUMMEY / Kirkland Reporter

Kirkland high school students tour Google campus

As part of a collaboration among the Kirkland Chamber of Commerce, Lake…

Area high school students try out Google Cardboard devices during a tour of the Google Kirkland campus. CATHERINE KRUMMEY / Kirkland Reporter

Kirkland man wins $50,000 in Powerball drawing

A man from Kirkland is ready to go car shopping after winning…

  • Nov 17th, 2016
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King County Council declares November Native American Heritage Month

The following is a release from King County: In recognition of the…

  • Nov 15th, 2016
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Pickwick comes to Kirkland Performance Center on Nov. 12. Submitted photo

Teens can get free tickets to Pickwick at KPC on Nov. 12

The main demographic at Kirkland Performance Center is probably what you’d expect:…

Pickwick comes to Kirkland Performance Center on Nov. 12. Submitted photo
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Kirkland Library to host reception for Kirkland Art Walk artists

The Kirkland Library will be a featured stop on the Kirkland Art Walk on Dec. 9.

  • Nov 8th, 2016
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Annual Hopelink Turkey Trot 5K set for Nov. 20 in Kirkland

Hopelink’s 16th annual Turkey Trot 5K family Fun Run and Walk is set for Sunday, Nov. 20 in Kirkland.

  • Nov 7th, 2016
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Lake Washington Half and 5K in Kirkland Nov. 5

The 2016 Lake Washington Half and 5K event will take place from 7 a.m to noon on Nov. 5, impacting many intersections in the city. The expected attendance for the event is 1,000 people.

  • Nov 3rd, 2016
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Bombaii Cutters in Kirkland crowns pumpkin contest winner

Bombaii Cutters salon in downtown Kirkland crowned Nevis Marsh its 2016 pumpkin…

  • Nov 3rd, 2016
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The Lake Washington Symphony Orchestra is performing a concert of classical music designed to be welcoming to families affected by autism spectrum disorder and other sensory sensitivities on Saturday in Bellevue. Submitted photo

LWSO to perform inclusive concert Saturday

The Lake Washington Symphony Orchestra is trying something different this weekend to…

The Lake Washington Symphony Orchestra is performing a concert of classical music designed to be welcoming to families affected by autism spectrum disorder and other sensory sensitivities on Saturday in Bellevue. Submitted photo

Lake Washington, Redmond bands to perform benefit concert

Student bands from both Lake Washington and Redmond high schools are joining…

  • Oct 31st, 2016
People participate in a previous Alternative Giving Fair. This year’s fair is scheduled for Nov. 12-13. Contributed photo/Kirkland Interfaith Network

Kirkland Interfaith Network Alternative Giving Fair, Nov. 12-13

The Kirkland Interfaith Network (KIN) Alternative Giving Fair has been encouraging people to donate tocharities instead of buying an endless stream of gifts for more than 20 years.

People participate in a previous Alternative Giving Fair. This year’s fair is scheduled for Nov. 12-13. Contributed photo/Kirkland Interfaith Network
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State Parks to hold final free day of 2016 on Nov. 11

In honor of Veterans Day, the Washington State Parks and Recreation Commission is offering a free day on Nov. 11.

  • Oct 31st, 2016
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Studio East’s production of ‘Willy Wonka’ has sold out for its final weekend. Contributed photo
Studio East’s production of ‘Willy Wonka’ has sold out for its final weekend. Contributed photo

Kids costume contest at Metropolitan Market in Kirkland

The Metropolitan Market in Kirkland will hold a kids costume contest from 4-7 p.m. on Halloween, Oct. 31.

  • Oct 27th, 2016

Kids costume contest at Metropolitan Market in Kirkland

The Metropolitan Market in Kirkland will hold a kids costume contest from 4-7 p.m. on Halloween, Oct. 31.

  • Oct 27th, 2016
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State Parks to hold final free day of 2016 on Nov. 11

In honor of Veterans Day, the Washington State Parks and Recreation Commission is offering a free day on Nov. 11. Day-use visitors will not need a Discover Pass to visit state parks, including St. Edward State Park on the Kirkland Kenmore boundary and Bridle Trails State Park on the Kirkland and Bellevue boundary.

  • Oct 27th, 2016
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Studio East’s production of ‘Willy Wonka’ has sold out for its final weekend.

Studio East in Kirkland sells out final weekend of Willy Wonka

When Kirkland-based Studio East put on Willy Wonka six years ago, the show was a raving success. This fall hasn’t been any different.

Studio East’s production of ‘Willy Wonka’ has sold out for its final weekend.
Studio East’s production of ‘Willy Wonka’ has sold out for its final weekend.

Studio East in Kirkland sells out final weekend of Willy Wonka

When Kirkland-based Studio East put on Willy Wonka six years ago, the show was a raving success. This fall hasn’t been any different.

Studio East’s production of ‘Willy Wonka’ has sold out for its final weekend.
Entries from last year's Bombaii Cutters Carving Contest are on display.

Halloween happenings around Kirkland

Trick-or-treaters young and old will have plenty of Halloween-themed events to fill their schedules this weekend.

  • Oct 26th, 2016
Entries from last year's Bombaii Cutters Carving Contest are on display.
Entries from last year's Bombaii Cutters Carving Contest are on display.

Halloween happenings around Kirkland

Trick-or-treaters young and old will have plenty of Halloween-themed events to fill their schedules this weekend.

  • Oct 26th, 2016
Entries from last year's Bombaii Cutters Carving Contest are on display.
The All Porsche Display was held at Carillon Point in Kirkland. Proceeds from the show will go to Evergreen Health for patient care. Rob Isaacs/Special to the Reporter
The All Porsche Display was held at Carillon Point in Kirkland. Proceeds from the show will go to Evergreen Health for patient care. Rob Isaacs/Special to the Reporter
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All Porsche Show at Carillion Point in Kirkland this weekend

A local chapter of the Porsche Club of America is hosting its yearly show in Kirkland this weekend. The Pacific NW Region of the Porsche Club of America's 4th annual Porsche Show at Carillon Point will have hundreds of Porsche vehicles, yachts in the adjacent marina, food, music, and more.

  • Sep 16th, 2016
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Art Commission to host Cross Kirkland Corridor arts integration plan meeting

The Kirkland Cultural Arts Commission invites residents to review and comment on the draft Cross Kirkland Corridor Art Integration Plan from 6-7:30 p.m. on Aug. 30 in the Council Chambers of City Hall. The commission will share what they have learned from previous outreach sessions and how it has shaped the plan and vision for art on the Cross Kirkland Corridor.

  • Aug 26th, 2016
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State Parks to hold free day on Aug. 25, Bridle Trails and Saint Edward included

In honor of the National Park Service Centennial, the Washington State Parks and Recreation Commission is offering free entrance to state parks on Aug. 25 — the 100th anniversary of the federal agency. Day-use visitors will not need a Discover Pass to visit state parks, including Bridle Trails State Park in Kirkland and Saint Edward State Park in Kenmore.

  • Aug 9th, 2016
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