September 26, 2015
NEW — 6 a.m. Sept. 26, 2015
The Issaquah Singers will perform at 2 p.m. Sept. 27 at Faith Methodist Church, 3924 Issaquah Pine-Lake Road, to benefit wildfire victims in Eastern Washington.
As of Sept. 11, 13 fires in Eastern Washington had destroyed more than 1 million acres. In addition, nearly 7,000 firefighters were working to extinguish flames that have destroyed about 200 homes and 150 other structures.
Admission to the concert is by donation. Faith Methodist Church will donate all the money collected to agencies serving those impacted by fires.
September 16, 2015
NEW — 6:30 p.m. Sept. 16, 2015
Volunteer fire departments in Eastern Washington face a critical shortage of equipment and supplies to protect citizens and property from the ongoing threat of fires and emergencies.
Working with local fire chiefs, the Medic One Foundation has identified a list of critical equipment that fire departments have exhausted during the recent wildfires. Those items include generators, chainsaws, wildfire backpacks, hand tools, headlamps and lights, portable tanks and pumps, and wildfire-retardant gear and clothing.
September 15, 2015
NEW — 6 a.m. Sept. 15, 2015
The “Discover the Past” event is the first major fundraiser ever put on the by the Issaquah History Museums.
Or it is, at least, the museums’ first big fundraiser in a couple of decades, Issaquah History Museums Executive Director Erica Maniez said.
One reason for the lack of major fundraising was that the museums didn’t have anyone on staff or even on its board with experience in putting together bigger events. That changed when Robyn Barfoot, well known as the former curator of the Cougar Mountain Zoo, joined the museum board.
September 4, 2015
NEW — 4:20 p.m. Sept. 4, 2015
In light of the recent fires in Eastern Washington, Village Concepts’ retirement and assisted living communities throughout Washington state came together to show their support for the cause through their Village Concepts Cares program.
To raise money for the victims, Spiritwood at Pine Lake Assisted Living in Issaquah hosted a spaghetti dinner for its residents, staff and the community.
September 3, 2015
NEW — 10:22 a.m. Sept. 3, 2015
Justin Rupple – a native of Issaquah and successful comedian — will perform at a fundraiser in support of Issaquah City Council candidate Tim Flood at 6:45 p.m. Sept. 25 at the Issaquah Brewhouse, 35 W. Sunset Way.
Rupple, who recently performed at the Roast of Seattle Seahawk Doug Baldwin, performed for years at Bellevue’s Parlor Live before moving to Los Angeles to pursue his dream full time.
Eastside Baby Corner hosts sixth annual Pants Party to help send local children back to school prepared
August 31, 2015
NEW — 6 a.m. Aug. 31, 2015
Eastside Baby Corner will hold its sixth annual Pants Party from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Sept. 12 at the organization’s Issaquah hub, 1510 N.W. Maple St.
The event, held each year as children return to school, is part collection drive, part family-fun carnival. Attendees are asked to bring in a donation of new or gently used children’s pants (size NB to 14). In return, they are invited to stay for entertainment, food, games, giveaways and more.
Pants are the focus of the event because they are one of the items children need most when they head back to school. They are also an item EBC has a difficult time keeping in stock. This year, EBC hopes to collect 4,500 pairs of pants at the Pants Party.
August 28, 2015
NEW — 2 p.m. Aug. 28, 2015
To help victims of the forest fires in the Pacific Northwest, and aid recovery efforts in the region, shoppers at Walgreens through Sept. 8 can make donations to the American Red Cross in increments of $1, $5 or $10.
Donations will go to the Red Cross to prepare for, respond to and help people recover from these disasters.
August 28, 2015
NEW — 6 a.m. Aug. 28, 2015
In light of the recent fires in Eastern Washington, Village Concepts’ retirement and assisted living communities throughout Washington state are coming together to show their support for the cause through their Village Concepts Cares program.
To raise money for the victims, Spiritwood at Pine Lake Assisted Living and Memory Care, 3607 228th Ave. S.E., will host a spaghetti dinner from 5-7 p.m. Sept. 3.
Donations are greatly appreciated and will be accepted in the form of checks or cash. All proceeds will be donated to the American Red Cross.
August 25, 2015
NEW — 6 a.m. Aug. 25, 2015
The Issaquah Food & Clothing Bank presents the Recipe for Hope breakfast from 7:30-8:30 a.m. Sept. 23 at Eastridge Church, 24025 S.E. Issaquah-Fall City Road.
Doors open at 7 a.m.
The suggested minimum individual donation is $100, with proceeds going to benefit the Issaquah Food & Clothing Bank.
Table captains and participants can register online at http://bit.ly/1Jz6OMV.
Learn more by calling 392-4123, ext. 12.
August 18, 2015
NEW — 6 a.m. Aug. 18, 2015
The Issaquah History Museums presents “Discover the Past,” its first planned annual fundraising celebration of the city’s history, from 6-9 p.m. Sept. 17 at the Issaquah Depot Museum, 78 First Ave. N.E.
Guests will hear many of Issaquah’s strangest stories from train conductors, former mayors, rodeo riders and other costumed figures from the past. A band will play on the steam donkey in front of the depot. There will be beer served from the Issaquah Brew House as well as fine wine, Italian appetizers and desserts from Forest Fairy Bakery.
The live auction, which helps fund history museum programs, will feature prize packages, including an escape to Bend, Oregon, a behind-the-scenes look at the Cougar Mountain Zoo and an adrenaline-filled combination of outdoor adventures.
Learn more at www.issaquahhistory.org.