Calendar — week of Dec. 17, 2014

December 16, 2014

Upcoming events

‘A Cut Above,’ artist reception, contemporary works in a variety of media, 6-8 p.m. Jan. 5, City Hall at Sammamish Commons, 801 228th Ave. S.E., Sammamish, 295-0584

‘What’s All the Buzz About?’ presented by ‘Queen Bee’ Missy Anderson, learn about native blue orchard bees and how to care for them, 7 p.m. Jan. 14, Sammamish Library, 825 228th Ave. S.E., 392-3130 Read more

Calendar — week of Dec. 10

December 9, 2014

Upcoming events

1st Mondays – Citizens for Sammamish Meeting, 7 p.m., Fire Station No. 82, 185 228th Ave. N.E., www.citizensforsammamish.com

‘It’s a Wonderful Life’ live radio teleplay, with Joe Landry, 7:30-9:30 p.m. Dec. 21 and 22, Eastlake Performing Arts Center, 400 228th Ave. N.E., free but tickets required, www.brownpapertickets.com Read more

Calendar — week of Nov. 26

November 25, 2014

Upcoming events

Holiday Pops, Sammamish Symphony performance, 2 p.m. Dec. 5, Eastlake Performing Arts Center, 400 228th Ave. N.E., Sammamish, $10 to $20, www.sammamishsymphony.org

‘Very Merry Sammamish,’ petting zoo, snow field, local choirs, cookie decorating and holiday lights, 5:30-8 p.m. Dec. 5, City Hall at Sammamish Commons, 801 228th Ave. S.E., Sammamish, 295-0584

Districtwide Middle School Dance, grades six through eight with ID, 7-10 p.m. Dec. 5, Issaquah Community Center, 301 Rainier Blvd. S., $16, call 837-3300 to preregister Read more

Calendar — week of Nov. 19

November 18, 2014

Upcoming events

First Mondays – Citizens for Sammamish Meeting, 7 p.m. Dec. 1, Fire Station #82, 185 228th Ave. N.E., www.citizensforsammamish.com

Holiday Breakfast with Santa Claus, with pancakes, Doug the Talking Fir and pictures with Santa, 8:45 and 10 a.m. Dec. 6, Sammamish Boys & Girls Club, 825 228th Ave. N.E., $10/adults, $5/children, www.sammamishkiwanis.org
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ParentMap hosts ‘Glee’ actress at special-needs event Nov. 15

November 13, 2014

NEW — 6 a.m. Nov. 13, 2014

ParentMap will host an event geared toward those with special needs and their families, Living A Glee-ful Life: Possibilities and Potential for Every Child, from 2-5 p.m. Nov. 15 at Bellevue College, 3000 Landerholm Circle S.E., Bellevue.

The event features “Glee” actress Lauren Potter, who plays Becky Jackson. Potter, an anti-bullying activist and Special Olympics ambassador, will give a presentation from 4-5 p.m.

A resource fair for special-needs families and speakers Steven Ferreira and Ben Wahl is from 2-4 p.m.

Tickets for this all-ages, open-to-the-public event is $10 per individual or $20 per family. Purchase tickets here.

Learn more here.

Calendar — week of Nov. 12

November 11, 2014

Thursday, Nov. 13

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

‘Baba Yaga and the Bag of Gold’ puppet show, ages 3 and older, 6:30 p.m., Sammamish Library, 825 228th Ave. S.E., 392-3130 Read more

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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