Calendar of Events — week of Jan. 7, 2015

January 6, 2015

Upcoming events

‘Build It Sammamish,’ Lego class with Master Builder Dan Parker at 10 a.m. Jan. 24, followed by an open Lego build event from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., City Hall, 801 228th Ave. S.E., must preregister for class, email allisong@sammamish.us

 

Thursday, Jan. 8

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

Friends of the Sammamish Library monthly meeting, 6 p.m., Sammamish Library, 825 228th Ave. S.E., 392-3130

Preschool Pajama Story Time, ages 3 and older, 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

‘What Will Happen To Your Family History Stuff When You Downsize Your Residence Or Pass On?’ learn the steps you can take now with The Eastside Genealogical Society, 7 p.m., Bellevue Regional Library, 1111 110th Ave N.E., www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~wakcegs

 

Friday, Jan. 9

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

Volunteers are needed for LINKS, a community support group to fill the growing number of volunteer needs throughout Lake Washington School District; learn more at www.lwsd.org/links; register for an upcoming volunteer orientation by emailing Nanci Wehr at nwehr@lwsd.org or call 936-1410

 

Saturday, Jan. 10

Community Preschool Fair, preview multiple preschools, hosted by MOMS Club of the Sammamish Plateau, 9:30 a.m. to noon, In the Beginning Preschool at Faith United Methodist Church, 3924 Issaquah-Pine Lake Road, Klahanie, email momsclubsammamish@gmail.com

Chinese Story Times: Ni-Hao!, 10 a.m., Sammamish Library, 825 228th Ave. S.E., 392-3130

Arabic Story Times: Ahlan!, 11 a.m., Sammamish Library, 825 228th Ave. S.E., 392-3130

Providence Marianwood, assist with group activities, dining room host/hostess, befriend a resident, clerical support or staff the Gift Nook, 391-2897 or email andrea.abercrombie@providence.org

 

Sunday, Jan. 11

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

Young Professionals, mid-20s to mid-30s professionals meet and enjoy fellowship, single or married welcome, 6:30 p.m., 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

 

Monday, Jan. 12

Spanish Story Times: Hola!, 10 a.m., Sammamish Library, 825 228th Ave. S.E., 392-3130

Hello English! Intermediate ESL Class, 11:30 a.m., Sammamish Library, 825 228th Ave. S.E., 392-3130

Talk Time: An English Conversation Class, 2 p.m., Sammamish Library, 825 228th Ave. S.E., 392-3130

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

Study Zone, grades K-12, free drop in homework help, 6-8 p.m., Sammamish Library, 825 228th Ave. S.E., 392-3130

‘Hindi Story Times: Namaste!’ 7 p.m., Sammamish Library, 825 228th Ave. S.E., 392-3130

 

Tuesday, Jan. 13

Play and Learn Chinese, ages 2-5, 10:30 a.m., Sammamish Library, 825 228th Ave. S.E., 392-3130

Study Zone, grades K-12, free drop-in homework help, 4-8 p.m., Sammamish Library, 825 228th Ave. S.E., 392-3130

Sammamish Youth Writing Club, 7 p.m., Sammamish Library, 825 228th Ave. S.E., 392-3130

 

Wednesday, Jan. 14

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

Toddler and Infant Lapsit Story Times, ages 2 and older at 10 a.m. and ages 0-1 at 11 a.m., Sammamish Library, 825 228th Ave. S.E., 392-3130

Study Zone, grades K-12, free drop in homework help, 6-8 p.m., Sammamish Library, 825 228th Ave. S.E., 392-3130

 

Focus on Faith

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; www.mops.org

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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 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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