Lots of events, new and old, will celebrate Kirkland's 100th birthday this year. For more information, continue to check the city's centennial...
Lots of events, new and old, will celebrate Kirkland’s 100th birthday this year. For more information, continue to check the city’s centennial Web site at www.kirkland100.com or call the hotline: 425-587-3003.
Sunday: Celebrate America Concert: The Air Force Band of the Golden West performs, 3 p.m. at the Kirkland Performance Center. Free; tickets required. www.kpcenter.org
Monday: Centennial 4th of July Celebration: 9 a.m. “Decorate to Celebrate” at Marina Park; 11 a.m. Children’s Parade and noon Centennial Parade with Air Force flyover in downtown; 1 p.m. Olde Fashioned Community Picnic and 5 p.m. Duck Dash at Juanita Beach; 10 p.m. fireworks extravaganza at Marina Park and Juanita Beach. www.celebratekirkland.org
Starts Tuesday: Summer Performing Arts Series: evening concerts Tuesdays and Thursdays at 7 p.m.; performances for children Wednesdays at 10 a.m. at Marina Park www.ci.kirkland.wa.us
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July 8-10: Centennial Summerfest: Kirkland Arts Center Festival with art, food, activities and entertainment, 4-9 p.m. Friday; 10 a.m.-8 p.m. Saturday, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Sunday at Marina Park. www.kirklandartscenter.org
July 23: Centennial Summer Street Dance: with live ’50s music, 7-10 p.m. at Marina Park. www.kirklanddowntown.org
July 24: Kirkland Classic Car Show: 10 a.m.-4 p.m. in downtown. www.kirklanddowntown.org
Aug. 14-21: Girls’ Junior Softball World Series: in Everest Park. www.jrsoftballworldseries.com
Aug. 27: Kirkland Downtown on the Lake Garden Party: features garden guru Cisco Morris; benefits the downtown flower program, 7 p.m. at Ravenna Gardens. www.kirklanddowntown.org
Sept. 9-10: Concours d’Elegance: Friday night gala; rare car show, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday at Carillon Point. www.kirklandconcours.com
Sept. 18: Kirkland Triathlon: ½ mile swim, 12-mile bike, 3-mile run, 7 a.m. at Carillon Point and Houghton Beach. www.racecenter.com/kirklandtri
Oct. 12: Kirkland Centennial Incorporation Celebration: at Peter Kirk Park. www.explorekirkland.com
Oct. 29: Spooktacular: Halloween lake cruise, 8 p.m. on the Argosy’s MV Kirkland. www.kirklanddowntown.org
Nov. 20: Turkey Trot: charity event benefits Hopelink, from Marina Park to Carillon Point. www.explorekirkland.com
Nov. 26: Night of Lights: holiday tree lighting at dusk in Marina Park. www.kirklanddowntown.org
Dec. 18: 12K’s of Christmas: 12k run, 2-mile walk, kid’s run; benefits Kirkland Interfaith Transitional Housing, 8 a.m. at Marina Park. www.promotionevents.com
Compiled by Eastside Bureau news assistant Nyssa Rogers.