June 26, 2015
NEW — 6 a.m. June 26, 2015
Master Chorus Eastside’s popular All-American Independence Celebration returns at 3 p.m. June 28 to Pickering Barn to commemorate the Fourth of July.
American music of all styles stands side-by-side with Dr. Linda Gingrich’s signature commentary to create an unforgettable Independence celebration.
The year 2015 marks the 150th anniversary of the end of the Civil War and Abraham Lincoln’s assassination, so this year’s “Celebrate America” theme focuses on Lincoln’s life and times, complete with songs and sing-alongs from the early and mid-1800s, readings from some of Lincoln’s most famous speeches, and the world premier of a musical setting of the Gettysburg Address by University of Washington professor emeritus Abraham Kaplan.
May 12, 2015
Recology CleanScapes, in partnership with the city, will host a Kids Bike Rodeo at Pickering Barn.
The rodeo will be from 9 a.m. to noon May 17 at 1730 10th Ave. N.W.
May 5, 2015
April 28, 2015
Explore the Issaquah Parks & Recreation Department’s event venues, and the amenities offered, with the new 360-degree virtual tours of Pickering Barn and Tibbetts Creek Manor.
March 17, 2015
For the Rotary Club of Issaquah’s ninth annual Grape Escape, organizers didn’t see any need to fix what wasn’t broken.
“We’ve taken a proven formula and just reapplied it,” co-chairman Scott McKorkle said.
February 10, 2015
February 5, 2015
NEW — 6 a.m. Feb. 5, 2015
Potential vendors interested in participating in the Issaquah Farmers Market for the first time are invited to attend the 2015 New Vendor Jury Days.
The sessions are from 9 a.m. to noon Feb. 21 and March 7 at Pickering Barn, 1730 10th Ave. N.W.
RSVP by emailing email@example.com or calling 837-3311. A limited number of jury appointments are available.
January 5, 2015
NEW — 6 a.m. Jan. 5, 2015
Join the Issaquah History Museums on Jan. 10 for Charlie Sundberg’s take on Issaquah’s history as seen through architecture.
The free program will be at 11 a.m. at the Issaquah Depot Museum, 78 First Ave. N.E.
From the original mining company houses on Squak Mountain, to the re-created Pickering Barn, to the expansion of new neighborhoods throughout the community, people continue to shape history and the community with more than wood and concrete.
August 12, 2014
NEW — 9 a.m. Aug. 12, 2014
Dust off the gardening gloves and keep those dinner scraps as you learn how to transform food and yard waste into compost and get tips to safely eliminate garden pests in the Master Recycler Composter-Eastside program.
Applications, available here, are due by 5 p.m. Aug. 15.
Email your completed application to Maren Neldam at firstname.lastname@example.org with the subject line MRC Eastside Application.
July 15, 2014
For the third year in a row, the Issaquah Food & Clothing Bank is running a program to help feed children during summer vacation.
Program Director Rebecca Rayner said the local organization wanted to give kids the meals often provided by the school system during most of the year.
“We just have to have school-aged kids to enter the program,” she said.