Let’s Go! for Aug. 16-22

August 14, 2012

By Staff

DON’T MISS

The city of Sammamish presents the inaugural Sammamish Days, celebrating the many diverse cultures of Sammamish, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Aug. 21 at the Sammamish Commons, 801 228th Ave. S.E. There will be entertainment, music and storytelling in City Hall, arts and crafts and food vendors. Learn more by calling 295-0500.

ONGOING EVENTS

Volunteers needed for Evergreen Mountain Bike Alliance trail work parties at East Tiger Mountain, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Aug. 18, 5:30-9 p.m. Aug. 22, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Aug. 23 and 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Aug. 19, www.evergreenmtb.org

Master Chorus Eastside Auditions for 2012-13 season, tenors and basses especially, call 392-8446 to schedule appointment, www.masterchoruseastside.org

Friends of Youth school supply drive: Drop off donations through Aug. 17 at 414 Front St. N., 392-6367.

Lewis Creek Park Nature Photography Contest, for ages 15 and older, through Aug. 19, winner announced Aug. 25, 452-4195, www.bellevuewa.gov/lewis_creek_park.htm

Bartell Drugs “School Tools for Kids in Need” drive through Aug. 26, bring donations to Issaquah location, 5700 E. Lake Sammamish Parkway S.E., 391-1785

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

THURSDAY, Aug. 16

Squak Mountain Hike, moderate, 9 a.m. Aug. 16, 6 miles, 269-3079

The Paperboys, Treehouse Point, 6922 Preston-Fall City Road S.E., Preston, http://treehousepoint.com/houseconcerts.html

Eastside Chapter of Parents, Families & Friends of Lesbians & Gays, 7-9 p.m., First United Methodist Church, 1934 108th Ave. N.E., Bellevue, 206-325-7724, http://community.pflag.org/PFLAGBellevue

Eastside Camera Club, 7 p.m., St. Madeleine Sophie Catholic Church, 4400 130th Place S.E., Bellevue, www.eastsidecameraclub.com

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

Issaquah Guild of Children’s Hospital, 11 a.m., Elks Lodge, 765 Rainier Blvd. N., 427-0913

Mothers of Preschoolers, 9:30-11:30 a.m., Mary, Queen of Peace, 121 228th Ave. S.E., Sammamish, 391-3453

 

FRIDAY, Aug. 17

“Play & Learn Chinese,” newborns to age 5, 10:30 a.m., Issaquah Library, 10 W. Sunset Way, 392-5430

Family Discovery Series: Green Hour, for ages 5 and older, 1-2 p.m., Lewis Creek Park Visitor Center, 5808 Lakemont Blvd. S.E., 452-4195, www.bellevuewa.gov/lewis_creek_park.htm

Tony Mamon Group, 7:30-11:30 p.m., Vino Bella, 99 Front St. N., 391-1424

Sammamish Symphony Free Summer Concerts, 7:30 p.m., Village Theatre, 303 Front St. N., free tickets available at Rowley Properties, 1595 Gilman Blvd., Suite 1, 517-7777

 

SATURDAY, Aug. 18

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

  • Chalk Art Family Fun
  • Singer/songwriter Eric Ode with bass player Viren Lemmer, 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
  • Acoustic guitarist Ravin’wolf, 12:45-2 p.m.
  • Cooking demonstration, Lisa Dupar Catering, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Taylor Mountain Hike, easy, 9 a.m. Aug. 18, 6 miles, 453-8997

Lewis Creek to Lakemont Community Park hike, 5 miles, 10 a.m. to noon, Lewis Creek Park Visitor Center, 5808 Lakemont Blvd. S.E., 452-4195, www.bellevuewa.gov/lewis_creek_park.htm

Kidsfirst! Performance Series: “Daring Dreams in Times of Magic,” noon to 1 p.m., Beaver Lake Park, Southeast 24th Street, Sammamish

Magic That Comes With the Night Storytelling, 2 p.m., Sammamish Library, 825 228th Ave. S.E., 391-3130

Sammamish Nights, 6-9:30 p.m. Sammamish Commons, wine, food and music, $45 at the door

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

 

SUNDAY, Aug. 19

13th annual NWCCC ’55-’56-’57, 8 a.m., Triple XXX Rootbeer Drive-In, 98 N.E. Gilman Blvd., 392-1266

Follow the Sun, Segment Two Hike, moderate, 9 a.m. Aug. 19, 8 miles, 516-5200

Adult Enrichment Series: Your Animals, for ages 12 and older, 1-2:30 p.m., Lewis Creek Park Visitor Center, 5808 Lakemont Blvd. S.E., 452-4195, www.bellevuewa.gov/lewis_creek_park.htm

“Painting from the Fire Within,” 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., $90, ArtEAST, 95 Front St. N., www.arteast.org, 996-8553

 

MONDAY, Aug. 20

“Figure Drawing Open Studio: Short Pose,” Mondays 9:30-11:30 a.m., $20 per session, ArtEAST 95 Front St. N., www.arteast.org, 996-8553

Sammamish Presbyterian MOPS (Mothers of Preschoolers), third Monday, mothers of children (birth to kindergarten) are welcome, 466-7345

Social Justice Book Group, 10 a.m., Bellewood Retirement Home, 3710 Providence Point Drive S.E., Issaquah, invasivesout@hotmail.com

Cascade Mountain Men club shoots, noon, Issaquah Sportsman’s Club, 600 S.E. Evans St., www.cascademountainmen.com

 

TUESDAY, Aug. 21

Hearing Loss and Hearing Aids, 10:30-11:30 a.m., Swedish/Issaquah, 751 N.E. Blakely Drive,   www.swedish.org/classes, 206-386-2502

Kidsfirst! Performance Series: Eric Herman and the Thunder Puppies, noon to 1 p.m., Ebright Creek Park, 1317 212th Ave. S.E., Sammamish

Downtown Issaquah Association farmers market, 4-8 p.m. Tuesdays, Historic Shell Station, 232 Front St. N., 391-1112

“Quilters and Their Stories,” for adults, 7 p.m., Issaquah Library, 10 W. Sunset Way, 392-5430

Computer Class: One-on-one assistance, 7 p.m. and 8 p.m., Issaquah Library, 10 W. Sunset Way, 392-5430

Concerts on the Green: Geoffrey Castle, 7-8:30 p.m., community center lawn

Shakespeare in the Park: “The Winter’s Tale,” 7-8:45 p.m., Pine Lake Park, 228th Avenue Southeast at Southeast 24th Street

 

WEDNESDAY, Aug. 22

Community Bible Study, for women, Wednesdays from   9:45-11:45 a.m. starting Sept. 12, Faith United Methodist Church, 3924 Issaquah-Pine Lake Road, sammamishplateau.cbsclass.org, juliegusecbs@gmail.com

Free total joint replacement seminar, 6-8 p.m., Swedish/Issaquah, 751 N.E. Blakely Drive, www.swedish.org/classes, 206-386-2502

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

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