April 3, 2012
All in for eggs
The Sammamish Family YMCA presents Eggstravaganza from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. April 7 at 4221 228th Ave. S.E., Sammamish. Events include an egg hunt, carnival booths, bounce houses, putt-putt mini golf and an appearance by the Easter Bunny. A shuttle bus will run from Discovery Elementary School, 2300 228th Ave. S.E., where there will be additional parking.
The final DownTown Issa-quah Wine Walk of the season is from 5-6 p.m. April 6 at various locations including Confetti Cupcakes, Village Theatre, artbyfire, Illuminate, Museo Art Academy, artEAST Art Center and Thrive. There will also be music at Vino Bella and Mills Music. Tickets are $20 or $25 at the door. Call 391-1112.
In recognition of U.N. World Health Day April 7, Issaquah’s Eastside Community Acupuncture is offering free acupuncture to new patients at its downtown location, 470 Front St. N. Call 443-0222.
Timberlake Church hosts an Easter egg hunt immediately following the 9:30 and 11 a.m. services April 8 at Grand Ridge Elementary School, 1739 N.E. Park Drive. There will be more than 10,000 eggs, inflatables and rides, pictures with the Easter Bunny, food and more. Go to www.ihwebsite.com.
Issaquah History Museums and Humanities Washington present Lorraine McConaghy’s free presentation, “New Land, North of the Columbia,” at 11 a.m. April 14 at the Train Depot Museum, 150 First Ave. N.E. Call 392-3500 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Share your stories at the talk and slideshow “The Future Remembered: The 1962 Seattle World’s Fair and Its Legacy,” by authors Paula Becker and Alan J. Stein, at 1 p.m. April 14 at the Issaquah Library, 10 W. Sunset Way. Go to www.kcls.org/events or call 392-5430.
The seventh annual Mostly Americana Dessert Concert — featuring Breath of Aire in concert with the Issaquah High School Choir and top choirs from Pacific Cascade Middle, Issaquah Middle and Clark Elementary schools — 7 p.m. April 21, Issa-quah High School Theater, 700 Second Ave. S.E., $20 at the door, $16.50 online at www.seatyourself.biz, $5 for children and students, veterans free
The Issaquah Farmers Market returns from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. April 21 through Oct. 13 at Pickering Barn, 1730 10th Ave. N.W. Go to www.issaquahfarmersmarket.org or call 837-3311.
The Friends of the Issaquah Salmon Hatchery hosts an open house in celebration of the hatchery’s 75th anniversary from noon to 4 p.m. April 22. Events include a habitat hike, hatchery tour, scavenger hunt, fence art, trout feeding, demonstrations by the Snoqualmie Nation and much more.
The Sammamish Symphony Orchestra, joined by Master Chorus Eastside, Everett Chorale and Sacred Music Chamber, performs Verdi’s “Requiem” at 2 p.m. April 22 at Benaroya Hall, 200 University St., Seattle. Tickets are $30 and can be ordered online at www.sammamishsymphony.org or by calling 206-517-7777.
The Downtown Issaquah Spring Clean Up is from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. April 28. Meet at the Hailstone Feed Store, 232 Front St. N.
Friends of the Issaquah Library Spring Book Sale, 5:30 p.m. April 27, preview sale for Friends members is 10 a.m. April 28 and 1 p.m. April 29
Hobby and Volunteer Expo, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. April 28, Pickering Barn, 1730 10th Ave. N.W.
Museo Art Academy presents its annual student benefit exhibition, “Art With Heart,” through June 30 with an opening reception from 6:30-8 p.m. May 4 at 111 Front St. N. The funds go to support schools, hospitals and other nonprofit organizations helping fragile kids deal with extreme crisis, such as after a diagnosis of cancer, natural disaster or the tragedy of a school shooting. Go to www.museoartacademy.com.
Underwater Egg Hunt and Carnival, April 6 — 6:45-6:55 p.m. for ages 1-5, 7:30-7:40 p.m. for ages 6-9 and 8-8:10 p.m. for ages 10-16, Julius Boehm Pool, 50 S.E. Clark St., $6 per child, $4 per adult accompanying a child
The Issaquah Parks & Recreation and SEREVI Rugby present flag rugby, a coed, noncontact sport for youths ages 7-14. The classes are from 4:30-5:45 p.m. Mondays April 16 through May 21 at Issaquah Valley Elementary School, 555 N.W. Holly St. Cost is $66 for six classes. Register at 837-3300 or www.issaquahparks.net.
Districtwide Middle School Dance, for ages 11-14, 7-10 p.m. April 27, Issaquah Community Center, $5 dress, dress code strictly enforced, photo ID required, parent volunteers needed, 837-3317
The Mountains to Sound Greenway needs volunteers from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturdays through April at these events. Sign up at www.mtsgreen- way.org or call 206-812-0122.
-April 7 — Trail maintenance at Little Si
-April 7 — Invasive plant removal at Tollgate Forest, North Bend
-April 14 — Friend of the Forest Day at Snoqualmie Point Park
-April 14 — Trail work on Little Si
-April 15 — Tree potting and maintenance at our Native Plant Nursery in Issaquah
-April 22 — Invasive plant removal at Tollgate Forest
-April 28 — Invasive plant removal at Three Forks Natural Area
-April 29 — Invasive plant removal at Pickering Reach
DownTown Issaquah Association needs about 15 volunteers for setup and takedown at the next Wine Walk from 3:30-9 p.m. April 6. Contact Karen Donovan at 311-1112 or email@example.com.
International Smile Power needs volunteers to help youths write résumés and practice interviewing skills Wednesdays and Saturdays from 3-5 p.m. at Echo Glen Children’s Center, 33010 S.E. 99th St., Snoqualmie. Must be older than 21 and background checks are required. Email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Friends of the Issaquah Library needs volunteers for its annual Spring Book Sale April 8-11. Sign up by calling 392-5430 or emailing Lesley Wilson at email@example.com.
Encompass needs volunteers for its Dream With Me Gala between 4:30 and 10:30 p.m. April 21 at The Golf Club at Newcastle. This is a formal event and volunteers must be 21 and older. Volunteers are also needed at SipFest May 18. Learn more or sign up for either event by emailing michelle@firstname.lastname@example.org.
Good Friday Service — 7 p.m. April 6, Pine Lake Covenant Church, 1715 288th Ave. S.E., Sammamish
The Beit Tikvah Messianic Congregation hosts a Community Seder to celebrate Passover at 6:30 p.m. April 6. Reservations are $30 per person and must be made by March 28. Call 793-3000 or email email@example.com.
ArtEAST offers the following workshops at its Art Center, 95 Front St. N., unless otherwise noted. Go to www.arteast.org or call 996-8553.
Tuesday Morning Writing Workshop, 9:30-11:30 a.m. Tuesdays through April 3, Hailstone Feed Store, 232 Front St. N., $15 each class
The Issaquah Citizen Corps Council offers the free class “Emergency Prep Basics,” 7-8:30 p.m. April 18 at the Issa-quah REI Community Room, 735 Gilman Blvd. Register at www.rei.com/issaquah.
The Grange Supply hosts a free Container Gardening Seminar at 1 p.m. April 21, at its Issaquah location, 145 N.E. Gilman Blvd. Call 392-6469 or go to www.grangesupplyinc.com.
The following events take place at the Issaquah Library, 10 W. Sunset Way. Call 392-5430.
AARP Tax Aide, for adults, 1 p.m. Fridays
“eBooks 101: eReaders and Digital Downloads,” for ages 13 and up, 10 a.m. April 7
“Care for the Caregivers: Health, Quality of Life and Stress Management,” for adults, 7 p.m. April 10
“The Macro Asset Perspective: A Wealth Accumulation Seminar,” for adults, 10 a.m. April 14
“The Future Remembered: The 1962 Seattle World’s Fair and Its Legacy,” for adults, 1 p.m. April 14
“Trailblazing Photojournalist: Margaret Bourke-White,” for adults, 7 p.m. April 17
“College Admissions 101,” for teens, 3:30 p.m. April 19
“How to Write Great College Essays,” 1 p.m. April 21
Book group, for adults, discusses “Parrot and Oliver in America,” by Peter Carey, 6:30 p.m. April 25
“Play & Learn Chinese,” for ages newborn to 5, 10:30 a.m. Fridays
The following events take place at the Sammamish Library, 825 228th Ave. S.E.
“Cost and College,” for teens and adults, 7 p.m. April 4
Mother Daughter Book Club discusses “The Magic Half,” by Annie Barrows, 11 a.m. April 7
Front Porch Theatre: Arthur Miller’s “All My Sons,” for adults and teens, 7 p.m. April 7
“College Admissions 101,” for teens and adults, 7 p.m. April 9
“Speech and Language Milestones from Infancy Through Preschool Years,” for adults, 7 p.m. April 11
“How to Start a Business,” for adults, 1:30 p.m. April 13
“Compost at Home,” for adults, 2 p.m. April 15
Teen Writers’ Group, for teens, 3:30 p.m. April 17
“Come Sit a While,” for adults, 7 p.m. April 17
Sammamish Book Group, for adults, discusses “The Grapes of Wrath,” by John Steinbeck, 7 p.m. April 18
Act Theater: The Pitman Painters, for adults, 7 p.m. April 19
“The Macro Asset Perspective: A Wealth Accumulation Seminar,” for adults, 10 a.m. April 21
Musik Nest, for children and families, 4 p.m. April 21
“How to Write Great College Essays,” for teens and adults, 7 p.m. April 24
“Islam: What Is It? What Does It Stand For?” for adults, 7 p.m. April 25
Indian Dance Performance: Bharatanatyam, for children and families, 1 and 2 p.m. April 28
Russian Story Time, for children and families, 3 p.m. April 28
“Baba Yaga and the Doll: A Russian Folktale,” for children and families, 3:45 p.m. April 28
Issaquah Valley Senior Center is open from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday to Friday at 75 N.E. Creek Way. The following activities are open to people 55 and older. Call 392-2381.
“Our Stories, Ourselves” symposium, 1:30 p.m. April 13
Diabetes Support Group, 11 a.m. April 17
Metro Trip With Dave: Pacific Place, 9:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. April 19
Spring Swing Dance Party, 4-6:30 p.m. April 20, $5
Volunteer Recognition Luncheon, noon to 2 p.m. April 30
The following day trips are offered through April:
Muckleshoot Casino, 9:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. April 4, $8 for members/$10 for nonmembers
Seattle Art Museum: Gauguin Exhibit, 9:30 a.m. to 2:45 p.m. April 11, $28/$30
Wolf Haven, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. April 16, $19/$21
Skagit Valley Tulip Fields, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. April 18, $20/$22
Meet the Author: Dr. Lorraine McConaghy, McDonald’s Bookstore, 9:15 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. April 25, $9/$11
Hoodsport Winery, 9:30 a.m. to after hours April 30, $13/$15
Dental Hygiene Clinic, appointments on second and fourth Tuesdays, $77
Haircuts, by Luba Malayeva, of Markiel’s Hair Co., Mondays, $15
Income tax preparation 1-5:30 p.m. Fridays, walk-ins only
Nurse’s Clinic, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. first and third Tuesday
Free transportation for grocery shopping, 1 p.m. Fridays
Weekly yoga classes — 1:30-2:30 p.m. Thursdays, $5
Activity Night — 6-9 p.m. Wednesdays
Art workshops — 1:30-3:30 p.m. Fridays
Board games — 2 p.m. Wednesdays
Books & More — 10:30-11:30 a.m. second and fourth Wednesdays
Broadway Show Tunes Sing Along — 2 p.m. Thursdays
English as a Second Language, intermediate level, 10 a.m. to noon, Mondays
Intermediate SAIL, 9:30-10:30 a.m. Wednesdays and Fridays, $35 for 10 classes
Beginning SAIL, 11 a.m. to noon, Wednesdays and Fridays, $35 for 10 classes
Party bridge — 10:55 a.m. to 3 p.m. Mondays and Wednesdays
Duplicate bridge — 1 p.m. third Tuesday
Cards — 8:30 a.m. Thursdays
Food bank deliveries — 1-2:30 p.m. Thursdays
Happy Hookers — 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Thursdays
Let’s Talk About It conversation — 11 a.m. Tuesdays
Line dancing — 10-11 a.m. Thursdays, $5 per class
Mahjong — 9 a.m. to noon, Tuesdays
Ping-Pong — 1-4 p.m. Fridays and 6-9 p.m. Wednesdays
Pinochle — 1 p.m. Tuesdays and Fridays
SHIBA (Statewide Health Insurance Benefits Advisor) advice, fourth Wednesdays by appointment
Tai chi — 9-10 a.m. Mondays
Veterans services, 8:30 a.m. to noon Tuesdays
Welcome coffee — 10:30 a.m. second Thursday
Wii Bowling, 6-9 p.m. Wednesdays
Writers call — 10:30-11:30 a.m. first and third Wednesday
Yoga, 1:30-2:30 p.m. Thursdays, $5 per class