Let’s Go! for Aug. 1-7

July 31, 2012

By Staff

DON’T MISS:

Midweek campfires

6:30 p.m. Wednesdays through Aug. 29

Our Savior Lutheran Church hosts midweek community campfires on Lake       Sammamish at 6:30 p.m. Wednesdays through Aug. 29 at 4405 E. Lake Sammamish Parkway S.E. Celebrate God’s good gifts with music, games, hot dogs, condiments, beverages and s’mores provided. Bring a friend and something to sit on. Everyone is welcome! 392-4169, ext. 105, or rdfletcher@oslcissaquah.org

WEDNESDAY, AUG. 1

Beat the Heat Splash Day, age 12 and younger, 1-3 p.m., community center lawn, 301 Rainier Blvd. S., $2 per child

Guide Dogs of America: Learn How to Get Involved, 6 p.m., Sammamish Library, 825 228th Ave. S.E., 391-3130

“Topics in Expressive Figure Drawing: Reprise,” 6:30-9:30 p.m., ArtEAST, 95 Front St. N., www.arteast.org, 996-8553, $56

Argosy Cruise: Greet the Seafair Fleet, 11:30 a.m. to 4 p.m., members $48/nonmembers $50, senior center, 75 N.E. Creek Way, 392-2381

Leaders Choice between Cougar Mountain and Snoqualmie Pass Hike, 10 a.m., 7-9 miles, moderate, 724-816-0534

Amateur Radio Club, 7:30 p.m., senior center, 75 N.E. Creek Way

 

THURSDAY, AUG. 2

“Introduction to Silver Fusing,” 10 a.m., ArtEAST, 95 Front St. N., www.arteast.org, 996-8553, $85

Cash Mob, to support Tools for Schools, a program to help needy children through the Issaquah Food & Clothing Bank, 4-7 p.m., Office Depot, 1810 12th Ave. N.W.

Concerts in the Park: Stacey Jones Band, 6:30-8 p.m., Pine Lake Park, 228th Avenue Southeast at Southeast 24th Street

Wooden O Shakespeare’s “The Winters Tale,” 7 p.m., community center lawn, 301 Rainier Blvd. S., free

Friends of the Sammamish Library, 5:15 p.m., library meeting room, 825 228th Ave. N.E., 868-3057

Issaquah Business Builders, 7:30 a.m., IHOP restaurant, 1433 N.W. Sammamish Road, 785-0984, www.issaquahnetworking.com

 

FRIDAY, AUG. 3

Family Discovery Series: A Log’s Life, 11 a.m. to noon and 1:30 to 2:30 p.m., Lewis Creek Park Visitor Center, 5808 Lakemont Blvd. S.E.

ArtWalk, 5-8 p.m., artist demonstrations, dancing and live entertainment, downtown businesses

Four teen bands from Kaleidoscope School of Music — plus Issaquah-area band Dorian Blu — free outdoor concert during ArtWalk, 4:45-9:30 p.m., Issaquah Library, 10 W. Sunset Way

The Astro Cats, 7:30-11:30 p.m., Vino Bella, 99 Front St. N., 391-1424

Blue Ribbon 4-H Club, 6-8 p.m., Cedar River Middle School, 432-4709

 

SATURDAY, AUG. 4

Issaquah Farmers Market, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., Pickering Barn, 1730 10th Ave. N.W.,        www.issaquahfarmersmarket.org

Little Si Hike, 9:30 a.m., 5 miles, moderate, 823-0747

Farmers Market and Lake Sammamish Hike, 10 a.m.,         3-5 miles, easy, 392-3571

Rattlesnake Mountain Hike, 10.2 miles,     strenuous, 206-382-5565, ext. 32, $25

Musik Nest, for children and families, 10:30 a.m., Sammamish Library, 825 228th Ave. S.E., 391-3130

Book Discussion Group for Adults: “The Art of Racing in the Rain,” by Garth Stein, 1 p.m. Aug. 4, 7 and 14, Sammamish Library, 825 228th Ave. S.E., 391-3130

Darren Motamedy, 8-11 p.m., Pogacha, 120 N.W. Gilman Blvd., 392-5550

James Howard, 7:30-11:30 p.m., Vino Bella, 99 Front St. N., 391-1424

 

SUNDAY, AUG. 5

Old Rides Car Show, 8 a.m., Triple XXX Rootbeer Drive-In, 98 N.E. Gilman Blvd., 392-1266

Chasing the Snow and Follow the Sun Hike, 9 a.m., 14.2 miles, very strenuous, 516-5200

Tiger Mountain Hike,    1 p.m., 5 miles, easy, 392-3571

Children’s Movies: “Wild Kratts: Honey Seekers,” ages 6 and older, 2-2:30 p.m., Lewis Creek Park Visitor Center, 5808 Lakemont Blvd. S.E.

REX, for those with special needs, 2-4 p.m., St. Joseph parish hall, 200 Mountain Park Blvd. S.W., 392-5682

 

MONDAY, AUG. 6

Vacation Bible School, age 4 to sixth grade, 9 a.m. to noon Aug. 6-10, free, register at www.iccweb.org or 392-5848

Dream it, Read it, Do it Magic Show, age 5 and older, 1 and 2 p.m., Issaquah Library, 10 W. Sunset Way, 392-5430

Free Practice PSAT, for teens, noon, Sammamish Library, 825 228th Ave. S.E., 391-3130

Ballard Chittenden Locks, 10 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.,   members $10/$12 nonmembers, senior center, 75 N.E. Creek Way, 392-2381

ArtEAST meeting, 6:30 p.m., Up Front Art Gallery, 95 Front St. N., www.arteast.org or 392-3191

Beaver Lake Community Club, 7 p.m., Issaquah Lodge at Beaver Lake Park, 25101 S.E. 24th St., www.beaverlake.org

Issaquah Community Network, 5:30 p.m., Hailstone Feed Store, 232 Front St. N., 391-0592

 

TUESDAY, AUG. 7

Circus Cascadia on the Plaza, for children/families, 2 p.m., Sammamish Library, 825 228th Ave. S.E., 391-3130

National Night Out, 5-7 p.m., Issaquah City Hall, 130 E. Sunset Way

Safe & Sound Sammamish: A Kickoff to National Night Out, 2-5 p.m., Sammamish Commons, 801 228th Ave. S.E.

“Half of Americans Will Need Long Term Care,” for adults, 7 p.m., Issaquah Library, 10 W. Sunset Way, 392-5430

Concerts on the Green: Black Velvet 4, 7-8:30 p.m., community center lawn, 301 Rainier Blvd. S., free

Elks Lodge No. 1843, 7 p.m., 765 Rainier Blvd. N., 392-1400

 

ONGOING EVENTS

Volunteer once a week with the Issaquah Food & Clothing Bank in customer service to work with clients, or help sort and manage intake/output of food/clothing. Friday and Monday helpers are needed most. cori@issaquahfoodbank.org or 392-4123

Volunteer with Issaquah History Museums, Train Depot, old Town Hall, adjacent jail, office, volunteer@issaquahhistory.org, 392-3500

YMCA School Days, through Aug. 28, buy supplies for school backpacks and supplies for more than 1,350 homeless and low-income children, www.ywcaworks.org/netcommunity; click on “School Days”

“Truth Trackers and the Secret of the Stone Tablets,” ages 4-10, Sundays 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. through Aug. 5, Foothills Baptist Church, 10120 Issaquah-Hobart Road S.E., 392-5925 or www.foothillschurch.net

Sammamish Presbyterian Church’s GriefShare, 7 p.m. Thursdays this summer, Starbucks, 6170 E. Lake Sammamish Parkway S.E., mainoffice@spconline.org

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