October 26, 2010
Things That Go Bump in the Night, presented by Auburn Paranormal Activities Research Team, for ages 12 and up, 5 p.m. Oct. 28 at the Issaquah Library, 10 W. Sunset Way. Call 392-5430.
Fall Fun Fest is from 6-8 p.m. Oct. 29 at the Issaquah Youth Center in the community center. Fee is $2. Wear a costume and come enjoy activity booths, toddler time toys, face painting and prizes.
The Grange Supply’s first Pet Halloween Party is Oct. 30. A pet costume contest, with prizes, is at noon. Guess the weight of the big pumpkin and win a $50 gift card for you and a $50 gift card to your favorite charity. A photographer will be available from 11 a.m. – 3 p.m. Learn more at www.grangesupply.com. Read more
January 26, 2010
Issaquah community groups, churches and schools are stepping up to help Haiti.
Since Jan. 12, when a 7.0-magnitude earthquake devastated the country, rescue and relief efforts have been sent from around the world amid recurring aftershocks, which have registered upward of 5.0 magnitude.
Haitian officials have recorded more than 70,000 deaths. However, they estimate the death toll may rise to nearly 200,000. Haiti is the poorest country in the western hemisphere, according to the Central Intelligence Agency’s World Factbook.
Locally, Issaquah School District schools, like Sunset and Challenger elementary schools and Liberty High School, have raised thousands of dollars to help relief efforts in Haiti.
Challenger is accepting donations for the U.S. Fund for United Nations International Children’s Emergency Fund for Haiti. Read more