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Bellevue Reporter Garden Calendar | August 9

Summer Celebration and Children’s Fair: 10 a.m.-noon Aug. 9. Event features garden activities for the whole family. Cost: Free. King County Master Gardener Foundation Demonstration Garden, 15500 S.E. 16th St., Bellevue. 425-485-5942.

  • Aug 8, 2008

Bellevue Philharmonic Orchestra seeks new music director

The Bellevue Philharmonic Orchestra is looking for a new music director. Longtime music director, Fusao Kajima, will step into the post of resident conductor for the 2008-09 season.

  • Aug 8, 2008

Those PSE workers are dog-gone good

So here I am, running down the street wearing a hard hat, safety goggles and a fluorescent lime green vest, trying to catch a six-month-old puppy that is part-Boxer, part-Terrier and part-Ferrari.

  • Aug 7, 2008
Kris Taylor discussed the plight of the poor with her daughter

Medina 5-year-old forgoes birthday gifts, asks for Hopelink food donations

While most 5-year-old girls would fancy princesses, dolls and dress-up shoes for their birthday party, Isabel Taylor asked for something of a different sort this year.

  • Aug 7, 2008
Kris Taylor discussed the plight of the poor with her daughter

Out & About in Bellevue | August 2

Calendars are published Wednesdays and Saturdays on a space-available basis. Items for the Wednesday edition must be submitted by noon the previous Thursday. Items for the Saturday edition must be submitted by noon the previous Tuesday.

  • Aug 6, 2008

Out & About in Bellevue | August 6

Calendars are published Wednesdays and Saturdays on a space-available basis. Items for the Wednesday edition must be submitted by noon the previous Thursday. Items for the Saturday edition must be submitted by noon the previous Tuesday.

  • Aug 6, 2008

Charlotte’s Web at Youth Theatre

Charlotte’s Web is on stage at Youth Theatre Northwest through Aug. 10.

  • Aug 6, 2008

Help! Where did my child go?

You may find yourself asking this question if you’re the parent of a 12- to 16-year-old. Suddenly, the sweet, loving kid you used to know has been replaced by this ... this being that grunts one-word answers, holes up in his room for hours, and spurns any show of affection from you.

  • Aug 5, 2008

The Secret Garden at Village Theatre

Village Theatre KIDSTAGE Summerstock is presenting The Secret Garden through Aug. 10 at Francis J. Gaudette Theatre, 303 Front Street North in Issaquah.

  • Aug 5, 2008

Bellevue artist on display at Pogacha in Issaquah

Bellevue painter Christina Strigenz is exhibiting her artwork in a show titled “Elements of Nature,” at Pogacha restaurant of Issaquah.

  • Aug 5, 2008
Newport High students Kaya Mills and Neil Baunsgard stand with their instructor Andrew Foti in front of the photography exhibit at the cafe in the Bellevue Arts Museum.

Photography goes digital in big way at Newport

Newport High School has gone digital, trading in darkrooms for printers and film for state-of-the-art technology. The AP Digital Photography class has since gone on to become a thriving program that fosters a blend of creativity and technology.

Newport High students Kaya Mills and Neil Baunsgard stand with their instructor Andrew Foti in front of the photography exhibit at the cafe in the Bellevue Arts Museum.

Bellevue novelist Fernandes wins national award

Jessie Irene Fernandes of Bellevue has received an honorable mention for her novel, The Wise Child, in the National Federation of Press Women communications contest.

  • Aug 1, 2008
Left to right: Violinist James Ehnes
Left to right: Violinist James Ehnes

When you’re a kid, the best place is ‘in the woods’ | Pat Cashman

When he was about 11 years old, my brother, Dan, walked in the door one day after school wearing a New York Yankees ball cap. “Where’d you get that?” I asked him enviously. But before he had even replied, I already knew what his answer would be.

  • Jul 30, 2008

Out & About in Bellevue | July 30

A&E calendar for the Bellevue area, starting July 30.

  • Jul 29, 2008
Larry Hay checks out Andrew Carson’s kinetic sculpture at the Bellevue Arts Museum ArtsFair on Friday
Larry Hay checks out Andrew Carson’s kinetic sculpture at the Bellevue Arts Museum ArtsFair on Friday
Elena Donaldson is a three-time U.S. women’s chess champion and two-time Russia women’s champion.  She teaches at Bellevue Boys and Girls Club.

Learning chess – champion style

More and more schools across the U.S. are incorporating chess as a way to increase their students’ academic performance. Elena Donaldson couldn’t agree more.

  • Jul 29, 2008
Elena Donaldson is a three-time U.S. women’s chess champion and two-time Russia women’s champion.  She teaches at Bellevue Boys and Girls Club.
Project Manager Jim Rettig (kneeling with clippers) and Eastside Audubon Executive Director Jan McGruder (behind Retting in hat) with some of the volunteers.

Audubon Birdloop to open at Marymoor

For the past two years, more than 200 volunteers have put in more than 2,300 hours of work restoring and replanting the interpretive nature trail at Marymoor Park.

  • Jul 29, 2008
Project Manager Jim Rettig (kneeling with clippers) and Eastside Audubon Executive Director Jan McGruder (behind Retting in hat) with some of the volunteers.

Glenn Miller Orchestra to play at KPC

The Glenn Miller Orchestra will take the stage Aug. 9 to kick-off Kirkland Performance Center’s 2008-2009 season.

  • Jul 29, 2008
A troupe of actors recreates a 14th-century play at Camlann Medieval Village
A troupe of actors recreates a 14th-century play at Camlann Medieval Village