Billed as THE social event of the season, the Kirkland Downtown Association (KDA) held their 6th annual fundraiser Oct. 11 on a sold-out Lake Washington dinner cruise aboard the Argosy Cruises ship MV Kirkland.
Few occupations enjoy as much respect as the medical profession. This is not only true in our society where only academically trained and licensed professionals can practice what is known as Western medicine, but most cultures hold the practitioners of medicine in high esteem.
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One of my favorite movies of all times is “Babette’s Feast.” Essentially, it’s a film about cooking, but that’s like saying the Michael Phelps story is about swimming. Yes, it’s all that – but also so much more.
Jean and Eric Guth won the Tot Lot Top Tom award for the best of the tomatoes during Kirkland’s Tot Lot Pea Patch harvest festival on Sept. 14. The couple used a sun gold variety with a sweet taste.
Last week, a semi-trailer truck clipped a corner of the historic downtown Pioneer Square pergola in Seattle. Luckily, the pergola wasn’t badly damaged and only needed some paint touchups. It was a far luckier outcome than what happened back in 2001 when a semi-truck driver from Greensburg, Pennsylvania also clipped the pergola and caused the entire structure to collapse in ruin in the wee hours of the morning. Here’s what happened following that one:
Youth Eastside Services (YES) will officially open the doors to its new central headquarters Friday, Sept. 26, with a Celebration of Kids and Families, featuring tours, games, music, juggling and magician performances, life-sized puppets, refreshments and more.
KPC’s Golf Tournament and Farewell Fundraiser: 7 a.m.-2 p.m. Sept. 26. 7 a.m.-1 p.m., golf tournament; 1 p.m., luncheon, awards and auction. Come play golf and send Kirkland Performance Center’s Steve Lerian off in style. Proceeds benefit programming at the center. Cost: $175 per person; $700 per foursome; $60 for farewell luncheon only.
Up-and-coming country singer Brooke Ludwick bridges the gap between Nashville and the Pacific Northwest with her first studio album that was recently released, titled “When the Circus Leaves Town” (available at www.brookeludwick.com).