February 10, 2015
The Issaquah Community Center, 301 Rainier Blvd. S., will be closed for Presidents Day Feb. 16 and reopen Feb. 17 with normal hours.
February 3, 2015
Supporters and skateboard enthusiasts once again are urging the Issaquah City Council to move forward with a large-footprint skate park in Tibbetts Valley Park.
Supporters made their thoughts known at a council meeting in late January.
January 27, 2015
As is done in what officials said are numerous Eastside cities, non-Issaquah residents will soon be paying additional fees for city recreation and parks programs.
The new non-resident fees will take effect in February. If you live outside of Issaquah city limits, but use Issaquah recreation programs, you can expect to pay about 20 percent more than residents.
The city states the non-resident rate ensures families living outside of Issaquah contribute to services on an equal basis with residents who pay city taxes.
Additionally, daily drop-in fees for the Issaquah Community Center and the Julius Boehm Pool, when it reopens, will increase by $1. Read more
January 27, 2015
The Issaquah Parks & Recreation Department will celebrate the 15th year of its Father-Daughter Valentine Dance Feb. 7.
The annual ball for fathers and daughters in grades from one through five is from 7-9 p.m. at the Issaquah Community Center, 301 Rainier Blvd. S. Come dressed casual or formal. Refreshments will be provided and photo packages are available.
Tickets are $20 per couple in advance or $40 at the door.
Register at http://bit.ly/1FAuwaS. Learn more by calling 837-3300.
December 30, 2014
The Issaquah Community Center, 301 Rainier Blvd. S., will be closed for New Year’s Day Wednesday, Jan. 1, and will reopen Jan. 2 with normal hours.
December 23, 2014
The Issaquah Community Center, 301 Rainier Blvd. S., will be closed for the holidays from Dec. 24-29.
December 11, 2014
NEW — 6 a.m. Dec. 11, 2014
Santa Claus wants to hear from you as he makes a list and checks it twice.
You can send your letter to the North Pole from a mailbox in the lobby of the Issaquah Community Center, 301 Rainier Blvd. N.
The mailbox will be available during regular business hours, from 5 a.m. to 9 p.m. Monday through Friday and 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturdays, through Dec. 18. Find letter templates next to the mailbox.
Make sure you include a home mailing address so Santa can respond.
November 4, 2014
The Issaquah Community Center, at 301 Rainier Blvd. S., will close at 8 a.m. Nov. 6 to setup for the Block Party Quilters Annual Quilt Show.
The center will be closed all day Nov. 7 and 8 for the quilt show.
August 19, 2014
NEW — 6 a.m. Aug. 19, 2014
Wally & The Beaves bring back the golden age of rock ‘n’ roll to the Concerts on the Green stage Aug. 19 at the Issaquah Community Center.
Picnicking kicks off at 6 p.m.; bring a blanket. Music is from 7-8:30 p.m. As many as 500 revelers attend, so come early to stake out your spot.
Wally & The Beaves, six of the most respected artists and musicians in the Pacific Northwest, formed in spring 2011. The band’s unique show has been gaining a loyal following since.
Each member of the band brings a bit of humor by dressing like well-known iconic characters from the era, from Buddy Holly to Susie Q.
In honor of the decade known for poodle skirts and leather jackets, Rowley Properties Inc. is sponsoring a 1950’s fashion contest during the concert.
July 31, 2014
NEW — Noon July 31, 2014
The Seattle Shakespeare Co. continues its summer Wooden O Shakespeare in the Park Series July 31 with “The Two Gentlemen of Verona” at the Issaquah Community Center.
The performance is from 7-9 p.m. at 301 Rainier Blvd. S.
In “The Two Gentlemen of Verona,” best pals Valentine and Proteus find themselves rivals for the affections of the beautiful Silvia while Julia, Proteus’ forgotten gal, hatches a plan to win back her man.