365 Things To Do Around the Eastside

Sharing Things To Do Around Bellevue, Redmond, Kirkland, Issaquah, Sammamish and Woodinville

Day 2 of 365 Things to do Around the Eastside – Sakura-Con 2010

Sakura-Con is taking over!

Sakura-Con (pronounced ‘Sa-ku-ra-con) is a Japanese Animation (Anime), manga (comics), gaming, and Asian-culture convention. The convention is held in the Pacific Northwest for anime fans, also known as “Otaku”, where the emphasis is on FUN! This Convention has been going strong since 1998.

It is a FULL 3 Day event ~ it literally runs ALL 3 DAYS, pretty much 24 hours a day. People are encouraged to Dress Up as their fave Anime Characters . Sailor Moon, Vampires, Pokeman Elegant Gothic and Lolita s are sure to be found roaming the convention floor.

There are Dances, Movies, DJ’s, Video Games, Panels, Discussions, Charity Auctions, Blood Drive, CosPlay Chess and 100’s of exhibitors that will be selling their wares.

Sukura-Con 2010 Banner

Sukura-Con 2010 Seattle April 2-4 2010

April 2-4 2010
Washington State Convention and Trade Center
800 Convention Place
Seattle WA 98101
$60 for all 3 days at the do


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Day 1 of 365 Things to do on the Eastside – Easter Egg Hunts

Easter Egg

There are a dozen Easter Egg Hunts going on this weekend on the Eastside. Most are very TRADITIONAL and a few are VERY DIFFERENT. Here are a few to check out:

In Issaquah there is something called an UNDERWATER EGG HUNT! It will take place on Friday April 2 from 6:30 to 9:00 pm at the Julius Boehm Pool. Bring your swim suit, towel and basket for collecting the eggs. It will be help in the shallow end of the pool. There will be prizes awarded for the most eggs collected. Cost: $6 per child and $4 for each adult with a child.

Hunt times:

  • Ages 1-5: 6:45-6:55 p.m.
  • Ages 6-9: 7:30-7:40 p.m.
  • Ages 10-16: 8-8:10 p.m.

The pool will also be featuring open swim time in between the egg hunts.

More information can be found here: Underwater Egg Hunt

The FLASHLIGHT EGG HUNT!!! I have never attended a Egg Hunt at night, but it could be fun – unless you happen to step on an egg in the dark. LOL

The Flashlight Egg Hunt is this coming Friday, April 2from 6:00 to 9:00 (so it really won’t be all that DARK). It will be held at Farrel-McWhirter Park, 19545 NE Redmond Rd. The cost is $10 per person in advance and $12 at the event. You should bring your own Flashlight and basket.

For more information checkout: Eggstravaganza

The Traditional Easter Egg Hunt and Pancake Breakfast will be held in Redmond on Saturday April 3 at the Senior Center. The Pancake Breakfast starts at 8:00 am and the East Egg Hunt begins at 10:00 am SHARP.

Tickets in advance are $10 for adults (13+), $8 for children (3-12) and $8 for seniors (50+). Tickets at the door are $12 for adults (13+), $10 for children (3-12) and $10 for seniors (50+).

The Redmond Senior Center is located at 8703 160th Ave NE.

For additional information visit Redmond Easter Egg Hunt or call 425-556-2300

In Kirkland the 35th Annual Easter Egg Hunt will be held ON EASTER SUNDAY April 4, 2010 at 1:30 pm.

It will be held at Peter Kirk Park in Central Kirkland. It is a FREE event and there will be 3 different age group hunts. They are promising lots of CHOCOLATE!!!

Peter Kirk Park is located at 202 3rd Street

For additional information visit 35th Annual Easter Egg Hunt.

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