LocalArtWalk season continues in downtown Issaquah tonight
NEW — 6 a.m. Aug. 1, 2014
Get your walking shoes on and head to Issaquah ArtWalk tonight.
Now in its 13th season, the free event from 6-9 p.m. invites visitors to watch live demonstrations by some of the region’s best artists in several venues throughout downtown Issaquah.
ArtWalk features up to 50 talented artists in media ranging from jewelry and photography to paintings and metal work.
To keep your toes tapping while strolling between venues, there’s also the following live music:
SportsGrand Ridge Trail run is set for Aug. 2
The Balanced Athlete, at The Landing in Renton, will sponsor the race.
Runners will have plenty of route options as they traverse Grand Ridge Park for a trail run Aug. 2.
Athletes can choose to run 5 miles, a half-marathon (13.1 miles), a marathon (26.2 miles) or a 50K (31.2 miles), through the wooded trails of the Grand Ridge backcountry.
Aid stations will be stocked with water, fruit, sandwiches, crackers and more. Food is also available at the finish line.
The run starts and ends at the Grand Ridge Trailhead, 27000 S.E. 79th St., Issaquah. Check-in starts at 7 a.m. Registration fees range from $35 to $58. Register online at www.evergreentrailruns.com/8-2-grand-ridge-trail-run. Participants can register in-person on the day of the race, if it is not sold out yet, but an additional $10 day-of fee applies.
SchoolsIssaquah Chemistry Club wins competition
The Issaquah High School Chemistry Club took first place in the “Imagine Tomorrow” competition.
The club created a portable shower kit intended for use in countries that lack proper hygiene. It utilizes a filter system that reuses water from the shower that is cleaned before each use.