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Ah, the summer of the “stay-cation,” where rather than hopping on a plane, people are keeping closer to home. Instead of Maui or Miami, maybe a destination in Washington fits the travel budget better.
Art at Marymoor Park: Noon-6 p.m. Aug. 15; 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Aug. 16-17. Show features the works of more than 100 artists in glass, jewelry, fine art, clothing, soap, dolls, mixed media and more. Admission: Free. Parking: $1. Marymoor Park, 6046 West Lake Sammamish Parkway N.E., Redmond. 206-525-5926 or www.nwartalliance.com.
With Chinook salmon largely disappeared from Kirkland steams and listed as a threatened species, the King County Conservation District (KCCD) is always looking for some volunteers to help bring them back.
As someone with an economics degree, I am qualified to tell you, straight up, that our economy sucks. So I’ve been thinking about what to do to make it better.
Kirkland teen band, Shotty, will be headlining the City of Redmond Arts in the Park Teen Stage this Friday.
The phone call came in during the early morning hours. “Cashman, it’s me,” said the voice on the other end. “I’ve got to cancel our lunch today.” It was my old friend D.W. Clark, whose name – for the purposes of maintaining his anonymity here – I will change to D.W. Flark.
When John F. Kennedy Jr. died along with his wife and sister-in-law in a tragic plane crash a few years ago, his uncle, Sen. Ted Kennedy, said in his eulogy that John had been given every gift life has to offer – except for the gift of time. Being able to live a long life, especially when it is a good life, is considered by most of us to be a blessing. Reaching old age is part of what we hope for – for ourselves as well as for our loved ones.
Outdoor movie series begins Friday
Recently, the Colombian Farc Guerilla separatists set some hostages free. I am, of course, very happy that people were freed without harm. But I was a little annoyed that this story made news. I have a busy life. I only have room in my mind to hate one or two terrorist groups, max. Currently, I’m completely occupied with hating Al-Qaeda, as well as the Teacher’s Union. I don’t have time to process any more evil.
Allison Morse couldn’t imagine getting into an MRI machine, let alone lying down in a tank of water and closing herself inside. So when her massage therapist suggested that she try out his float tank, she thought he was crazy.
Billed as the battle of East vs. West food celebrations, the Kirkland Uncorked festival from July 18-20 along the Kirkland waterfront will pit the style and taste of the Eastside against that of a similar celebration happening at the Seattle Center.
With summer in full swing, Kirkland’s resort-town atmosphere takes a festive turn this week as the annual Summer Concert Series returns.
The Rotary Club of Kirkland will host its 11th annual Great Puget Sound Duck Race at 4 p.m. on July 4 at the Juanita Beach Park.
The Kirkland Cultural Council, the group that advises the City Council on arts related issues, is seeking a volunteer to join a committee currently planning for Kirkland’s future arts and cultural needs.
An itinerary for July 4 events happening in Kirkland.