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There was a lot of buzzing going on in Cary Therriault’s garage last April 20.
The New Poet’s Society held an awards ceremony for student writers on April 20 at Lake Washington High School’s Cadle Theatre. Students from Redmond, Lake Washington and Eastlake High Schools competed against others from their school and final poetry selections were then forwarded to the New Poet’s Society to be considered for scholarships and other prizes.
Restaurants under the McLeod project umbrella have already begun to clear out. Peruvian restaurant Mixtura left two weeks ago. Sasi’s Cafe plans to be out May 3. World of Wrapps is long gone. And Italian-inspired Calabria is looking for a new home. The four are making way for a four-story, 157,000-square-foot mixed-use office and retail building along Lake Street South between the Bank of America property and 2nd Avenue South that recently gained approval from the city.
Farmers markets are close to opening. Here’s where to find them:
The Madison House Retirement Community will host its 2nd Annual Red Hat Extravaganza tomorrow from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Area Chapters of the Social Club will attend the event, which will feature a Fashion Show and a wide range of vendors from chocolate, cosmetics, jewelry and purses. Madison House expects 300 ladies over the age of 65 this year.
The Rotary Club of Kirkland announced its annual scholarship awards April 7.
Athletic rivalry between the ‘Stangs, Kangs and Wolves is nothing new. Now students from Redmond, Lake Washington and Eastlake High Schools are facing off in a very different field -- the field of poetry. And there’s money at stake.
Kirkland neighborhoods will be busy in the coming weeks with the following public walks:
Ever wondered what your impact is on the environment? With an online community of two million members, Kirkland-based EarthLab.com might have the answer.
Kirkland’s below average crime rate stayed low in 2007, according to statistics released by the Kirkland Police Department.
King County Executive Ron Sims plans to release a report this week to the County Council rebutting many of the recent findings by consultant Nathan Winograd over the county’s management of its two animal shelters.
If you ask 77-year-old Mike Davies to reflect on his memories of baseball, he’ll gladly dip into a deep pool of nostalgia and recollection.
The international sensation Cirque du Soleil returns to Redmond --- King County’s Marymoor Park, to be precise -- this April 24 to May 25. Since its inception in the 1980s, the Montreal, Quebec-based “Circus of the Sun” -- as translated in French -- has dazzled spectators with its reimagination of the circus concept, using no animals and showcasing the beauty of human movement.
Hopelink, a north and east King County nonprofit organization, has launched its annual “End Summer Hunger” fund and food drive to help feed 11,000 school-aged children in its service area and support the agency’s homelessness prevention programs. Each summer, nearly 14 percent of schoolchildren in north and east King County face hunger because their schools’ subsidized meal programs, on which they depend during the school year, are not available.
The Kirkland-based East Lake Washington Audubon Society (ELWAS) last week announced its new board of directors for 2008. Serving for the next year are: Christy Anderson, president; Cindy Balbuena, vice president; Ellen Homan, treasurer; Carmen Almodovar, secretary; Tricia Kishel, Margaret Lie and Helen LaBouy, at-large Board Members, Brian Bell, birding chair; Tim McGruder, conservation chair; Mary Britton-Simmons, education chair; and Sunny Walter, membership chair.