Don’t Miss List

Three events you can’t miss on the Eastside.

The eighth annual Cabernet Classic will be held on March 3 at Porsche Bellevue. Rotwein wird eingeschenkt/ Wikimedia Commons

The eighth annual Cabernet Classic will be held on March 3 at Porsche Bellevue. Rotwein wird eingeschenkt/ Wikimedia Commons

Paint | Abstract Art Night

artEast presents Abstract Art Night, which gives painters freedom to create. This three-hour art night with instructor Ricco DiStefano, will allow artist to use palette knives and rags to add texture and form to simple shapes to create a own one-of-a-kind art piece. All materials are provided. For more information, visit www.arteast.org.

When: 6:30-9:30 p.m., March 2

Where: artEast, 95 Front St. N in Issaquah

Sip | Cabernet Classic

The eighth annual Cabernet Classic, a prestigious wine tasting event, will be held at a new location this year – Porsche Bellevue. Cabernet has long been the “king of the wines.” Guests can experience the class act of the wine world and the range of this famous grape varietal with a dazzling array of over 50 of the best Cabs from 25 of Washington’s premier wineries. Proceeds will also help fund “Talk It Up TV” – changing the world through positive messaging and acts of kindness for those in need. For more information, visit www.seattleuncorked.com.

When: 6-9 p.m., March 3

Where: Porsche Bellevue, 11910 NE Eighth St. in Bellevue

Listen | Geoffrey Castle’s 13th Annual St. Patrick’s Celebration

Geoffrey Castle will perform at the Kirkland Performance Center for the 13th year in a row with the All-Star Band, and the fabulous footwork of the Seattle Irish Dance Company. Castle is an electric six-string violinist with a “21st century attitude.” For more information, visit www.kpcenter.org.

When: 7 p.m., March 15

Where: Kirkland Performance Center, 350 Kirkland Ave. in Kirkland

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Ramit Malhotra and Tanvee Kale star in “Devi” at Allen Theatre at ACT. Photo courtesy of Siddhartha Saha Photography
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The show will feature actors from Bellevue, Redmond and Kirkland.

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St. Jude’s Service Day Program helps combat poverty

The annual service day helps organizations that help Eastside communities experiencing poverty and abuse.

Alice Wang, a sophomore at Bellevue High School received an award on April 5 for winning the worldwide Illustrators of the Future contest. Photo courtesy of Alice Wang
Bellevue High School student honored as winner of worldwide illustrating contest

Alice Wang is the youngest winner in the contest’s history.

For the fifth year, HopeFest has offered low-income and homeless people with free groceries, clothes, hygiene items, toys, and books. Stephanie Quiroz/staff photo.
Annual HopeFest continues to help low-income and homeless people

Fifth annual event offers necessary supplies and services

Cultural Crossroads Fesitval brings more than 50 nationalities together for 28th annual event

Communities from 50 cultures gathered last weekend for the 28th annual Cultural Crossroads Festival.

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Love yourself in 2019 and watch the positive changes.

Bellevue Botanial Garden brings in 80,000 people for 24th annual Garden d’Lights

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On Nov. 18, Neha Krishna of Bellevue won the Washington State Ms. Asia pageant held at the Hyatt Regency in Lake Washington. Courtesy of Neha Krishna
Resident takes home the Washington State Ms. Asia crown

Neha Krishna wins the Ms. Asia pageant on Nov. 18.