October 5, 2015
NEW — 4:45 p.m. Oct. 5, 2015
More than 3,000 visitors to the 2015 Salmon Days may have helped set a world’s record for the largest number of people to take part in a paint-by-numbers project.
With the help of Issaquah’s artEAST and the Sammamish YMCA, Creative Children for Charity spearheaded the record effort.
“We set a world’s record,” said Chaitra Vedullapalli, of Creative Children for Charity. “It’s pretty cool.” Read more
September 17, 2015
NEW — 6 a.m. Sept. 17, 2015
Paint a fish and get in the Guinness Book of World Records.
That will be the chance offered to everyone who attends this year’s Salmon Days, Oct. 3-4.
Attendees are invited to stop by artEAST on Front Street, sign in and pick up a paintbrush. You can then use that paintbrush to color in any one of 2,900 numbered fish making up a temporary mural on the back walls of the community art gallery.
April 15, 2014
Communities across the world will celebrate Easter on April 20, but Issaquah residents don’t have to go far to enjoy the holiday festivities.
Get a head start on the Easter holiday weekend with the city’s annual Underwater Egg Hunt and Carnival on April 18 at the Julius Boehm Pool, 50 S.E. Clark St.
Attendees should bring a swimsuit, towel and plastic basket to join in on the fun. Prizes are awarded for eggs gathered. While swimmers bob for eggs below, others can enjoy carnival games on the observation deck.