Bellevue Crossroads Farmers Market Thru Oct. 9 Fresh produce, honey, cheeses, breads and flowers, noon-5 p.m. Tuesdays, Crossroads Bellevue parking...

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Crossroads Farmers Market

Thru Oct. 9 Fresh produce, honey, cheeses, breads and flowers, noon-5 p.m. Tuesdays, Crossroads Bellevue parking lot next to Circuit City, 15600 N.E. Eighth St. (425-644-1111 or

Master Gardener Workshop Series

Thru Oct. 20 10:30 a.m.-noon Saturdays, Lake Hills Greenbelt Urban Demonstration Garden, Southeast 16th Street and 156th Avenue Southeast. Aug. 25: Dividing perennials. Sept. 8: Tools in the garden. Sept. 15: Wreaths from everlastings. Sept. 22: Harvest Celebration; no workshop. Sept. 29: Container plantings for winter. Oct. 6: Bulbs. Oct. 13: Alliums: garlic, shallots and more. Oct. 20: Dahlias. (425-452-7225)

Bellevue Farmers Market

Thru Oct. 11 Fresh produce and farm products, flowers, music and children’s activities, 3-7 p.m. Thursdays through , First Presbyterian Church of Bellevue, 1717 Bellevue Way N.E. Aug. 16: Eastside Heritage Center — history of Japanese farming on the Eastside. (425-454-8474 or

Live at Lunch Summer Concert Series

Thru Sept. 13 Live music, noon-1:30 p.m. Tuesdays at various locations and Thursdays at Bellevue Galleria, 550 106th Ave. N.E. Aug. 30: Stephanie Schneiderman, Northwest singer/songwriter. Sept. 4: Greta Matassa, jazz vocalist; Civica Office Commons (225 108th Ave.) Sept. 6: Crème Tangerine, Beatles favorites. Sept. 11: Kelley Johnson , jazz vocalist; Skyline Tower (10900 N.E. Fourth St.) Sept. 13: Latigo Lace, rockin’ country. (425-453-1223 or

Late Night Music at Crossroads

Ongoing Live music, 7:30-10 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays, Crossroads Bellevue, 15600 N.E. Eighth St. Aug. 31: Native Blue. Sept. 1: First Saturday Big Band Dance features Sophisticated Swing. Sept. 7: The Bill Anschell Trio. Sept. 8: The Seattle Women’s Jazz Orchestra. (425-644-1111 or

Singer-Songwriter Showcase

Ongoing Live music featuring local and regional artists, 6:30 p.m. Thursdays, Crossroads Bellevue, 15600 N.E. Eighth St. Aug. 23: Shannon Beck. Aug. 30: Nancy K Dillon. (425-644-1111 or

Eastside Literacy Orientation

Plan Ahead For new volunteers to tutor adults in basic literacy, ESL and GED preparation, money management skills, cooking and online job searches; general office volunteers also needed, 1-2:30 p.m. or 7-8:30 p.m. Sept. 5, Eastside Literacy office, 15015 Main St. Suite 206. (425-643-1912 or

Open Mic Night

Plan Ahead Opportunity for acoustic musicians to perform, 6-9 p.m. with 5:30 p.m. sign-up, Sept. 6, Crossroads Bellevue, 15600 N.E. Eighth St. (425-644-1111 or

“The Sound of Music”

Plan Ahead Attic Theatre performs the classic Broadway musical, 7:30 p.m. Thursdays-Saturdays; 2:30 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays, Sept. 7-23, and 7:30 p.m. Sept. 19, Theatre at Meydenbauer Center, 11100 N.E. Sixth St. Tickets: $20-$25. (425-985-8608 or

Adult/Child CPR

Plan Ahead American Heart Association curriculum; ages 14 and over. 7-10 p.m. Sept. 10 and 25 Fire Station #1, 766 Bellevue Way S.E. Cost: $30. (register: 425-452-7673 or


Bothell Farmers Market

Thru Sept. 28 Locally grown produce and farm products, cut flowers, honey, nuts, craft items and music, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Fridays, Country Village Bothell, 23806 Seventh Ave. S.E. (425-483-2250 or

South County Community Farmers Market

Thru Sept. 26 Produce, specialty foods, crafts, children’s activities and live music, 4-8 p.m. Wednesdays, Park Ridge Chapel, 3805 Maltby Road. (425-770-8507 or

Eastside Literacy Orientation

Plan Ahead For new volunteers to tutor adults in basic literacy, ESL and GED preparation, money-management skills, cooking and online job searches; general office volunteers also needed, 1-2:30 p.m. Sept. 5, Hopelink’s Northshore Center, 18220 96th Ave. N.E. (425-643-1912 or

SAT Prep Sessions

Plan Ahead Five-session course covers all sections of the test, culminates in a practice exam, 10 a.m. Saturdays, Sept. 8-Oct. 6, Bothell Regional Library, 18215 98th Ave. N.E. Students must attend all sessions. (register: 425-486-7811 or


Carnation Farmers Market

Thru Sept. 25 Locally grown produce, eggs, poultry, bread, cheese, smoked fish, flowers, cooking demonstrations and music, 3-7 p.m. Tuesdays, Tolt Avenue and West Bird Street. (425-333-6050 or

Swil Kanim

Sat Storytelling, poetry and music with Native American violinist Swil Kanim, 8 p.m. Sept. 1, Miller’s Community & Arts Center, 4597 Tolt Ave. (425-333-5007 or


Duvall Farmers Market

Thru Sept. 26 Fresh produce and farm products, cut flowers, herbs, plants, crafts, Master Gardeners, children’s activities, cooking demonstrations and music, 3-7 p.m. Wednesdays, First Avenue Northeast and Northeast Stephens Street. (425-788-1185 ext 402 or

Fall City

“Meet Me in St. Louis”

Thru Sept. 2 Musical about four sisters who must move to New York City from their small Midwest town when their father accepts a new job, 3 and 8 p.m. Saturdays; 3 p.m. Sundays, Snoqualmie Falls Forest Theater, 36800 S.E. David Powell Road. Tickets: $6-$16. (425-222-7044 or


Issaquah Farmers Market

Thru Oct. 13 Local produce, flowers, specialty foods, crafts and Master Gardener booth, 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturdays, Pickering Barn, 1730 10th Ave. Sept. 1: Art in the Barn. (425-837-3311 or

Strategy Games Club

Fri Nintendo DS, board games and soda; for students in grades 6-12, 2:30 p.m. Aug. 31, Issaquah Library, 10 W. Sunset Way. (425-392-5430 or

ArtWalk Issaquah

Plan Ahead Local and regional artists display their work inside businesses in the historic downtown area with artists working at several venues and live music at multiple locations, 6-9 p.m. Sept. 7 along Front Street North. (425-427-8209 or

Downtown Issaquah History Hike

Plan Ahead A walk through Issaquah’s history from the Native Americans to the present; rain or shine, no pets, 10 a.m.-noon Sept. 15. Meet at the Issaquah Depot Museum, 50 Rainier Blvd. N. Cost: $2. (register: 425-392-3500 or


Kenmore Art Show

Thru Sept. 2 Regional juried visual and performing arts show with painting, drawing, sculpture, photography and artisan works, including work by guest artist and centenarian Evelyn Jones, 2:30-8:30 p.m., with 7 p.m. concerts, Northlake Lutheran Church, 6620 N.E. 185th St. (425-486-6050)


Kirkland Wednesday Market

Thru Oct. 10 Fresh produce, cheese, honey, nuts and specialty foods from area farms, flowers, coffee, crafts, cooking demonstrations and entertainment, noon-6 p.m. Wednesdays, Park Lane East between Third and Main streets. Free parking available in the Kirkland Library parking garage, 308 Kirkland Ave. (425-485-1042 or

Friday Night Market at Juanita Beach

Thru Oct. 5 Fresh local produce and flowers, 3-7 p.m. Juanita Beach Park, 9703 N.E. Juanita Beach Drive. J (425-485-1042 or

Beach Lifeguards on Duty

Thru Sep. 3 Lifeguards will be on duty 11 a.m.-7 p.m. during fair weather above 65 degrees, Houghton Beach Park, 5811 Lake Washington Blvd N.E. and Waverly Beach Park, 633 Waverly Park Way. (425-587-3300)

2007 Members’ Exhibit

Thru Sept. 8 Features visual arts in a wide range of media by Kirkland Arts Center members, Sept. 8, Kirkland Arts Center, 620 Market St. Gallery hours: 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Monday-Friday; 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturdays. Closed Aug. 31-Sept. 3 (425-822-7161 or


Plan Ahead Classic Broadway tale of a Scottish village that appears only once every hundred years, 7:30 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays; 2 p.m. Sundays, Sept. 7-16, Kirkland Performance Center, 350 Kirkland Ave. Tickets: $15-$25. (425-893-9900 or

Outdoor Movies at the Beach

Plan Ahead “Charlotte’s Web,” picnicking welcome, blankets and low-backed chairs only, 8:15 p.m. Sept. 7, Juanita Beach park, 9703 N.E. Juanita Drive. Cost: $5 per family. (425-587-3300)

Green Kirkland 2007

Plan Ahead Help pull ivy and remove other invasive plants, 9 a.m.-noon Sept. 8, Watershed Park, 4500 110th Ave. N.E. (register: 425-587-3342 or

KAC Literary Salon

Plan Ahead “Singer in the Snow” by Louise Marley, 3:30-5:30 p.m. Sept. 10, Kirkland Arts Center, 620 Market St. (425-821-5596 or

Art Walk — Second Thursdays

Plan Ahead 18 downtown Kirkland galleries have extended hours with artists’ receptions at some galleries, 6-9 p.m. Sept. 13. Maps available at the galleries. (425-889-8212 or

North Bend

North Bend Farmers Market

Thru Sept. 13 Fresh produce, flowers, chocolates, jewelry, crafts, Master Gardener and music, 4-8 p.m. Thursdays, Si View Park, 400 S.E. Orchard Drive. (425-831-1900 or

Yard Waste Recycling Program

Thru Oct. 27 City residents can recycle grass, leaves, weeds and branches up to 3 inches in diameter and 3 feet long in reusable, paper or cardboard containers; bring utility bill as proof of residency, 8 a.m.-noon Saturdays , North Bend Public Works, 1155 E. North Bend Way. (425-888-0486 or

Library Used Book Sale

Thru Sept. 1 Friends of the North Bend Library annual event, during regular library hours: 10 a.m.-8:30 p.m. Monday-Thursday; 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Fridays; 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturdays; 1-5 p.m. Sundays, North Bend Library, 115 E. Fourth St. (425-888-0554 or

Invasive Plant Removal

Plan Ahead Volunteers help remove non-native and aggressive plants from stream habitats along the Middle Fork of the Snoqualmie River. 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Sept. 8. Volunteers under 18 must be accompanied by an adult or bring a signed youth waiver. (registration and directions: 206-812-0122 or


Redmond Saturday Market

Thru Oct. 27 Fresh produce, flowers, plants, organic meats and eggs, crafts and entertainment, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturdays, 7730 Leary Way. Aug. 8: Kid’s Day — children sell their handcrafted items; must pre-register. Sept. 1: Customer Appreciation Day. (425-556-0636 or

Farm Tots

Thru Oct. 26 Nature or art activity, wagon ride and children’s U-pick; for children 5 and under with an adult, 10:30-11:30 a.m. Wednesdays-Fridays; check in at 10:15 a.m., South 47 Farm, 15410 N.E. 124th St. Cost: $5 per child. (425-753-0756 or

Old Fire House Concerts

Ongoing All ages venue, with local performers, 7:45 p.m. Old Fire House Teen Center, 16510 N.E. 79th St. Cost: $6. Sept. 7: Shane Tutmarc and the Traveling Mercies. Sept. 14: Ms. Led. (425-556-2389 or

“The Villain’s Web”

Thru Sept. 8 Musical spoof of old-time melodramas with a hero, a villain and some railroad tracks, 7:30 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays, SecondStory Repertory, 16587 N.E. 74th St. Tickets: $20-$26. (425-881-6777 or

“The Shoemaker and the Elf”

Thu A marionette mystery with an elf, a devoted daughter with baking issues and a queen who collects shoes, 7 p.m. Aug. 30, Redmond Regional Library, 15990 N.E. 85th St. Free tickets available 30 minutes before show. (425-885-1861 or

Harvest Dance

Plan Ahead All ages, family-friendly dance with live music by the Sophisticated Swing Big Band, 6-9 p.m. Sept. 21, Redmond Senior Center, 8703 160th Ave. N.E. Tickets: $4-$5. (425-556-2314)

Marymoor Park Bird Walk

Plan Ahead Watch for birds along the nature trail; bring binoculars, 8 a.m.-noon, Sept. 7. Meet in the Southwest corner of parking lot D, 6046 W. Lake Sammamish Parkway N.E. Cost: $1 parking fee. (425-576-8805 or


Renton Farmers Market at the Piazza

Thru Sept. 18 Fresh local produce, gourmet food items, dried and cut flowers, Master Gardeners booth, cooking demonstrations, children’s activities and music, 3-7 p.m. Tuesdays, Piazza Park, South Third Street and Burnett Avenue South. (425-226-4560 or


Summer Nights in the Park Concert Series

Thru Aug. 30 Pick nicking at 5 p.m. with music 6:30-8 p.m. Thursdays; food available, Pine Lake Park, 2491 228th Ave. S.E. Parking available at the South Sammamish Park & Ride, 3015 228th Ave. S.E. Aug. 30: Andy O, calypso & reggae. (425-295-0584 or

Mother/Daughter Book Club

Wed “The Penderwicks A Summer Tale of Four Sisters, Two Rabbits, and a Very Interesting Boy” by Jeanne Birdsall; for daughters ages 9-12, 7 p.m. Aug. 29, Sammamish Library, 825 228th Ave. N.E. (425-836-8793 or


Snoqualmie Farmers Market

Thru Sept. 29 Local organic produce, fruit, cheese, baked goods, crafts, herbal products, cooking demonstrations, children’s activities and music, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturdays, Southeast King Street between Railroad and Maple Avenues Southeast. (425-888-5337 ext. 7 or


Woodinville Farmers Market

Thru Oct. 13 Local produce and farm products, specialty foods and local artists, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturdays, Woodinville Village, Northeast 145th Street and Woodinville-Redmond Road. Aug. 18: Chef’s Day. Sept. 1: Corn Fest. Sept. 8: Honey Fest. (425-485-1042 or

Poetry Reading and Open Mic

Wed Featured poets Joseph Aprile, Jeremy Halinen, Rick Smith, Ann Spiers followed by open mic readings, 7 p.m. Aug. 29, Barnes & Noble Booksellers, 18025 Garden Way N.E. Sept. 26: Scott Galasso, Jack McCarthy, R.D. Shadowbyrd. (206-682-1268 or

Farm Tours

Sat Guided walking tour of 21 Acres Back 18 Farm’s permaculture and sustainable agricultural practices; starts hourly, dress for the weather, 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Sept. 1, 21 Acre Farm, 13701 N.E. 171st St. (425-788-9846 or

SAT Prep Sessions

Plan Ahead Five session course covers all sections of the test, culminates in a practice exam, 10 a.m. Saturdays, Sept. 8-Oct. 6, Woodinville Library, 17105 Avondale Road N.E. Students must attend all sessions. (register: 425-788-0733 or

Compiled by Nyssa Rogers


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