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Invisibility? I think I see some nifty advantages

Nurse: “Doctor! There’s an invisible man in the waiting room!”

  • Jun 2, 2008

Learning to be aware – and fight back

The next free-rape prevention seminar takes place on April 27. The seminar is open to all women ages 16 and up. To register call 425-736-6016 or visit www.kravmaga.com.

  • Jun 2, 2008

GARDEN CALENDAR

2008 Spring Garden Fair: 9 a.m.-3:30 p.m. April 26. Features seminars by master gardeners — including Ciscoe Morris and Marianne Binetti — grasscycling demonstrations, information booths, vendors and plant sale. Admission: Free. Redmond City Hall, 15670 N.E. 85th St. 425-487-4102 or www.springgardenfair.com.

  • Jun 2, 2008
Raising parents? New book tells teens how

Raising parents? New book tells teens how

Between dating, grades, piercings and privacy the life of a teenage girl is no easy cake walk. First time author Sarah O’Leary Burningham - a former Bellevue resident - explores the complex and sometimes tenuous relationship between teens and parents in her book, “How To Raise Your Parents: A Teen Girl’s Survival Guide.”

  • Jun 2, 2008
Raising parents? New book tells teens how

Having the write stuff comes earlier and earlier

Dr. Michael DeBakey, the renowned heart surgeon, received the Congressional Medal of Honor recently. He’s going to be 100 this year, so apparently somebody figured they better get to it.

Bellevue residents Craig and Whitney DeVine weren’t the only people surprised by our recent weather

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  • Jun 2, 2008
Bellevue residents Craig and Whitney DeVine weren’t the only people surprised by our recent weather

Eastside Volunteer Fair coming to Crossroads

Up to 50 nonprofit agencies will share volunteer opportunities for individuals, families and civic groups at Family Resource Center’s 11th annual Eastside Volunteer Fair. The Fair will be held on May 3, the final day of National Volunteer Week, from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Crossroads Bellevue, Northeast Eighth Street and 156th Avenue Northeast.

  • Jun 2, 2008

Two schools get garden club grant

The East Lake Washington District of Garden Clubs has awarded Give Kids a Hand grants to two schools in the Bellevue School District.

  • Jun 2, 2008
Erik Baumgartner; daughter

Robinswood teacher wins national science award

Robinswood High School science teacher Laura Baumgartner was selected as a recipient of the national Amgen Award for Science Teaching Excellence. She is one of only four winners in the state of Washington and 30 in the nation.

  • Jun 2, 2008
Erik Baumgartner; daughter

Benefit rummage sale set

First United Methodist Church of Bellevue will hold a rummage sale Mat 2-3 to benefit those in need worldwide and in this country. Doors will be open from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. both days according to co-chairs Lael O’Neal and Shirley Hirsch.

  • Jun 2, 2008
Stuart Shim
Stuart Shim
Efeste Winery winemaker Brennon Leighton.

Efeste Cellars grows from side project to full winery

Efeste Wine Cellars, pronounced F-S-T, first opened their doors to the public in December 2007. The name comes from the last names of the winery’s three founding partners: Daniel Ferrelli, Patrick Smith and Kevin Taylor.

  • Jun 2, 2008
Efeste Winery winemaker Brennon Leighton.
Spring is all about the season of the dress. Red dress by Rene Lazard - La Ree Boutique

Women get a night to chat it up at spring fling

Women were chatting-it-up at the Ultimate Spring Fling Chat Party held at The Bellevue Harbor Club. With wine tasting, a DJ spinning, fashion flowing and fabulous gift-giving, this gathering was definitely not your daughter’s slumber party.

Spring is all about the season of the dress. Red dress by Rene Lazard - La Ree Boutique
Toscano’s Sam Litvak

Dine up or dine down at new Bellettini restaurants

Whether you’re looking to grab a lunch and go or relax and enjoy a four-course dinner, Toscano and Panini’s restaurants offer patrons both dining experiences.

  • Jun 2, 2008
Toscano’s Sam Litvak
McCormick & Schmick’s is one of seven restaurants offering the Bite and Flight specials.

Restaurants offer Bite and Flight

Not familiar with all the restaurants that The Bellevue Collection has to offer? Want to sample lots of fine wines and decadent dishes at one low price?

  • Jun 2, 2008
McCormick & Schmick’s is one of seven restaurants offering the Bite and Flight specials.

DeLille sets spring barrel tasting May 10

DeLille Cellars will open its doors for the first time at its spring barrel tasting event from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, May 10.

  • Jun 2, 2008
Pet of the Week Bono loves to play ball, take walks

Pet of the Week Bono loves to play ball, take walks

Two-year-old Bono is a gorgeous black male shepherd mix who loves to play ball and take long walks. Bono is a gentle, friendly boy who knows the basic training commands. He needs a home with a secure yard and no cats.

  • Jun 2, 2008
Pet of the Week Bono loves to play ball, take walks
Model Katie Rohwer wears a 1940s wedding dress with lily of the valley in lace on the runway during the Vintage Dress Show at Lake Sammamish Foursquare Church on Friday

Fashion show features styles from the past

The fashion show featured pieces from Adolfo, Chanel, Armani, Valentino and more, but the look was distinctly vintage.

Model Katie Rohwer wears a 1940s wedding dress with lily of the valley in lace on the runway during the Vintage Dress Show at Lake Sammamish Foursquare Church on Friday
It was an evening of fun at the KidsQuest Children’s Museum at Factoria Mall on Saturday

KidsQuest Museum party lets adults be kids

KidsQuest Children’s Museum in Factoria Mall is a place for kids to let loose, learn, and have fun. Over the past weekend, the tables were turned and it was the parents turn to play.

It was an evening of fun at the KidsQuest Children’s Museum at Factoria Mall on Saturday

Iris show coming to Crossroads

The KCIS Iris Show will come to the Crossroads Bellevue shopping center Saturday, May 17.

  • Jun 2, 2008