Calendar — week of Oct. 29

October 28, 2014

Upcoming events

‘Theater of Possibility,’ rehearsing social skills for teens on the autism spectrum, a free inclusive event, 1-3 p.m. Nov. 8, Bellewood Apartments, 3710 Providence Point Drive S.E., register by emailing agubata@sammamish.us

CPR and First Aid Courses, offered by Eastside Fire & Rescue, CPR from 8:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. and First Aid from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m., Sammamish Fire Station 83, 3425 Issaquah-Pine Lake Road, Sammamish $30/CPR, $60/First Aid, preregister by calling 313-3200

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Calendar — week of Oct. 22

October 21, 2014

Thursday, Oct. 23

Nia fitness classes, fusion of martial arts, dance and healing arts fitness, beginners welcome, 9:30 a.m. Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays, Blue Heron Ranch, 25025 N.E. Eighth St., 427-7010, $15 drop-in, $40/monthly class card

‘Hello English!,’ beginning ESL class, 10:30 a.m., Sammamish Library, 825 228th Ave. S.E., 392-3130

Family Book Club, ‘Mrs. Piggle-Wiggle,’ by Betty MacDonald, ages 6-12, 6:30 p.m., Sammamish Library, 825 228th Ave. S.E., 392-3130

Grief Share Support Group, 7-8:30 p.m., Sammamish Presbyterian Church, 22522 N.E. Inglewood Hill Road

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Calendar — week of Oct. 15

October 14, 2014

Events

Thursday, Oct. 16

Nia fitness classes, fusion of martial arts, dance and healing arts fitness, beginners welcome, 9:30 a.m. Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays, Blue Heron Ranch, 25025 N.E. Eighth St., 427-7010, $15 drop-ins, $40/monthly class card

Auditions for a Repertory Collective Project, ‘It’s a Wonderful Life’ and ‘The Best Christmas Pageant Ever,’ seeking singers, dancers, musicians and backstage work, 6:30-8:30 p.m., EX3 Teen Center, 825 228th Ave. N.E., performances take place Dec. 20 and 21

Mixed Media Coffins, learn about Dia de los Muertos, ages 6 and older, 6:30 p.m., Sammamish Library, 825 228th Ave. S.E., 392-3130, registration required

Grief Share Support Group, 7-8:30 p.m., Sammamish Presbyterian Church, 22522 N.E. Inglewood Hill Rd.

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Calendar — Sept. 17, 2014 issue

September 16, 2014

Upcoming Events

‘Kids, Food and Fitness’ focuses on childhood nutrition for ages 6-10, 7-8 p.m. Sept. 24, Sammamish Library, 825 228th Ave. S.E., 392-3130

Ranger Talk and Tour, learn the history of Lake Sammamish State Park with Park Manager Ranger Benson, 11 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 27, Lake Sammamish State Park, 2000 N.W. Sammamish Road

‘Baking with Books,’ not all cookbooks are created equal, taste and discuss top recipes with Pastry Chef Laurie Pfalzer, 7 p.m. Oct. 1, Sammamish Library, 825 228th Ave. S.E., 392-3130

‘Three Weeks to Healthier Habits,’ health and fitness tips for the whole family, noon Oct. 2, Sammamish Library, 825 228th Ave. S.E., 392-3130

Take a Kid Mountain Biking Day, guided trail riding, games, costume bike parade, barbecue lunch and more, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Oct. 4, Duthie Hill Park, off S.E Duthie Hill Road, more info and registration here

2014 Sammamish Arts Fair, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Oct. 11-12, City Hall, 801 228th Ave. S.E., 295-0597

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Calendar — Sept. 10, 2014 issue

September 9, 2014

Upcoming events

Volunteer at Illahee Park Trail, 9 a.m. to noon Sept. 20, 23500 S.E. Eighth St., sign up here

‘Pop Art in the 1960s,’ presentation prior to Seattle Art Museum’s upcoming exhibit, 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Sept. 20, Sammamish Library, 825 228th Ave. S.E., 392-3130

Sammamish Walks at Soaring Eagle Park, 10 a.m. to noon Sept. 20, 26015 E. Main Drive, register here

Mother-Daughter Book Club, ages 10-13, ‘When You Reach Me,’ by Rebecca Stead, 1-2 p.m. Sept. 21, Sammamish Library, 825 228th Ave. S.E., 392-3130

‘Kids, Food and Fitness,’ focuses on childhood nutrition for ages 6-10, 7-8 p.m. Sept. 24, Sammamish Library, 825 228th Ave. S.E., 392-3130

 

This week

Sept. 11

Preschool Pajama Story Time, ages 3 and older, 6:30 p.m., Sammamish Library, 825 228th Ave. S.E., 392-3130

Sept. 12

Young Toddler Story Time, ages 1-2, 10:30 a.m., Sammamish Library, 825 228th Ave. S.E., 392-3130

Sept. 13

Mayor’s Month of Concern Food Drive, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Sept. 13 and 20, call Melanie Anderson at 295-0511

‘Medicare Made Clear,’ learn how Medicare works, 11 a.m., Sammamish Library, 825 228th Ave. S.E., 392-3130

The Heart of a Mother, share your mothering with other mothers and hear stories from luminaries, 5-7 p.m., Vedic Cultural Center, 1420 228th Ave. S.E., 894-2140

‘Make Procrastination a Thing of the Past,’ three-session interactive time management seminar, 6:30-8:30 Sept. 13, 20 and 27, Vedic Cultural Center, 1420 228th Ave. S.E., 894-2140, free

Sept. 14

Cycle the WAVE, all-female bike ride to raise awareness of domestic violence, 7 a.m. to 5 p.m., starts at Bellevue College and passes through Sammamish, register here, $75

Chapman Duo Concert, violin and viola duo, winners of the 2014 Francis Walton musical competition, 7-8:30 p.m., Pine Lake Covenant Church, 1715 228th Ave S.E., free

Fourth annual Prayers for the World Interfaith Service, featuring religious leaders from all over the eastside, vegetarian buffet to follow, 10 a.m. Good Samaritan Episcopal Church, 1757 244th Ave. N.E., 868-2123

Sept. 15

‘Democracy In Action’ youth and government program for teens, Mondays 5:30-6:30 through May, Sammamish YMCA, 4221 228th Ave. S.E., call Megan Holyoke at 391-4840 or email mholyoke@seattleymca.org.

Sept. 16

‘Basics of Birthing from Within,’ preparation for childbirth, 7-8 p.m., Sammamish Library, 825 228th Ave. S.E., 392-3130

Sept. 17

Sammamish Farmers Market, featuring La Cucaracha band and clay play for kids, 4-8 p.m., Sammamish Commons, 801 228th Ave. S.E.

Adult Book Club, ‘Native Son,’ by Richard Wright, 7-9 p.m., Sammamish Library, 825 228th Ave. S.E., 392-3130

 

Focus on Faith

Mars Hill Students, sixth- through 12th-grade students in Sammamish, Redmond, Issaquah and surrounding areas; 7-8:30 p.m. Wednesdays; music, teaching, food and connection

Grief Share Support Group, 7-8:30 p.m. Thursday nights, Sammamish Presbyterian Church, 22522 N.E. Inglewood Hill Road

Wednesday night youth group; games, worship and fun for students in grades six through 12; 7-9 p.m. Wednesdays beginning Sept. 24, Sammamish Presbyterian Church, 22522 N.E. Inglewood Hill Road

Mothers of Preschoolers; make friends, share stories and grow spiritually while your children are in childcare; multiple groups in Sammamish — usually twice a month at 9:30 a.m. Thursdays at Mary, Queen of Peace Catholic Church, 1121 228th Ave. S.E; 9:15 a.m. Wednesdays at Pine Lake Covenant Church, 1715 228th Ave. S.E.; 9:15 a.m. Fridays beginning Sept. 26 at Sammamish Presbyterian Church, 22522 N.E. Inglewood Hill Road

Young Professionals, mid-20s to mid-30s professionals meet and enjoy fellowship, single or married welcome, 6:30 p.m. Sundays, Eastridge Church, 24205 S.E. Issaquah-Fall City Road, 681-6736 or email marianne.giberson@gmail.com

Mary, Queen of Peace Catholic Church youth groups, for children in sixth through eighth grade and ninth through 12th grades, Mass at 5 p.m., dinner and then meetings at 6:30 p.m. Sundays, 391-1178, ext. 129

Healing Prayer Service; experience God’s love through worship, prayer and healing; 7 p.m. fourth Tuesday, Pine Lake Covenant Church, 1715 228th Ave. S.E., email merrymartha@live.com

Moms in Prayer International, replace your anxiety with peace and hope, pray with other moms for your children and their schools, Linda Yee at lindaryee@comcast.net

Pine Lake Covenant Church ministry for children with special needs, 10:45 a.m. Sundays, 1715 228th Ave. S.E., call 392-8636

Learn to read and speak Samskritam, Vedic Cultural Center, 1420 228th Ave. S.E.

Sammamish Plateau Community Bible Study, open to all women and their children, 9:30 a.m. Wednesdays, Faith United Methodist Church, 3924 Issaquah-Pine Lake Road S,E., email juliegusecbs@gmail.com

Bhajan Bliss, musicians and singers teach traditional devotional bhajan, vegetarian food, 7:30-9 p.m. Fridays, Vedic Cultural Center, 1420 228th Ave. S.E.

 

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Calendar August 27

August 27, 2014

Concerts in the Park, the annual summer concert series, finishes its run 6:30-8 p.m. Aug. 28 with Remnanz, a classic rock band, at Pine Lake Park. For details including a complete schedule and parking information, visit www.sammamish.us/events/ConcertsInthePark.aspx.

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Calendar August 20

August 20, 2014

The Adult Book Club will discuss ‘Beautiful Ruins’ by Jess Walter at 7 p.m. Aug. 20 at the Sammamish Library.

Robot Garage, presented by the Museum of Flight for children ages 8-12 teaches about robots in space on earth and in the home at 6:30 p.m. Aug. 21 at the Sammamish Library.
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Calendar August 13

August 13, 2014

Little Science Lab: Busy Buzzing Bees Workshop, for children 3-5 with an adult, teaches all about bees at 1 and 2 p.m. Aug. 13 at the Sammamish Library.

Concerts in the Park, the annual summer concert series, runs 6:30-8 p.m. Aug. 14 with Petty Fever, a Tom Petty tribute band, at Pine Lake Park. For details, including a complete schedule and parking information, visit www.sammamish.us/events/ConcertsInthePark.aspx. Read more

Calendar August 6

August 5, 2014

The anticancer lifestyle explores recent findings on ways to increase resistance to cancer at 7 p.m. Aug. 6. To pre-register, call 206-386-2502.

Concerts in the Park, the annual summer concert series, runs 6:30-8 p.m. Aug. 7 with Junkyard Jane, a ‘Swampabilly’ Blues band, at Pine Lake Park. For details including a complete schedule and parking information, visit www.sammamish.us/events/ConcertsInthePark.aspx.
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Calendar July 16

July 16, 2014

Volunteer at Sammamish Landing. Help restore the shoreline and remove invasive plants from 9 a.m. to noon July 19 at Sammamish Landing Park. Register at www.cedarriver.org/events.

Sammamish Walks features a children’s walk through Big Rock park from 10 a.m. to noon July 19. For details and to register, visit www.sammamish.us/events/Default.aspx?ID=3181. Read more

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