Bellevue Lake Hills residents and businesses honored "community treasures" last night at a celebration at Robinswood School. More than 120 youth...

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Lake Hills residents and businesses honored “community treasures” last night at a celebration at Robinswood School.

More than 120 youth and adults had completed a Bellevue Family YMCA survey that asked for nominations of people, gathering places, and cultural and historical institutions that deserved “treasured” status.

Treasures include the Bellevue Police Department for keeping the neighborhood safe; Bill Coles, for helping neighbors and for his annual Halloween display; the Combo Restaurant; Stamos Cafe; St. Louise Catholic Church; the Lake Hills Greenbelt; AMF Sun Villa Lanes; Samena Club; and the city of Bellevue’s Lake to Lake Trail.

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Bothell

UW, Cascadia to host Earth Day celebration

The University of Washington, Bothell and Cascadia Community College will co-host an Earth Day celebration at their shared campus April 30.

Visitors can participate in a number of free activities from 2 to 5 p.m. including guided campus and wetland tours, a local-artist showcase, a show featuring rescued birds of prey, and sampling of organic wild edibles.

An evening event that includes a concert by local artist and humorist Dana Lyons and a lecture by environmental author Derrick Jensen will take place at 7 p.m. at the North Creek Cafe. Festival seating begins at 6:30 p.m. and a $5 donation is suggested.

For additional information and directions, call 425-352-8307 or visit www.cascadia.ctc.edu or www.bothell.washington.edu.

Seattle Times Eastside bureau