365 Things To Do Around the Eastside

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Number 43 of 365 Things to Do Around the Eastside – Meet Woody Goomsba and Celebrate Christmas in a Bavarian Village

Ok, so this isn’t exactly Around the Eastside of Seattle, but it is still an awesome Holiday Event for the entire Family. Each December for the past 44 years the Village of Leavenworth holds hosts a Christmas Lighting Festival. This event has made Leavenworth world famous as “the Ultimate Holiday Town USA” from A&E Network.

Each weekend in December the Bavarian Village of Leavenworth hosts a Christmas Lighting Ceremony and Festival. For a complete list of Activities check out Leavenworth’s web site.

Christmas Tree Lighting Leavenworth WA

Christmas Tree Lighting Leavenworth WA

 


Be sure to meet Woody Goomsba, the Official Ambassador of the Bavarian Village of Leavenworth. He even has his own video that has gone viral on the interweb.

 

 

 

 

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December 6, 2010 Posted by | Family Activities, Holidays | , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Number 37 of 365 Things To Do Around the Eastside: Kirkland Classic Car Show

Kirkland will be hosting the 8th Annual Kirkland Classic Car Show this Sunday July 18th from 10:00 to 4:00.

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There will be 100’s of classics, hot rods and custom cars lining the streets of downtown Kirkland. It will bring back memories of your youth.

It’s always fun to check out how people have restored and painted their collectible cars.

The Kirkland Classic Car Show is put on by the Downtown Kirkland Association and The Legends Car Club

July 16, 2010 Posted by | Cars, Family Activities, Outdoors | , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Number 36 of 365 Things To Do Around the Eastside: Free Outdoor Movies in Redmond

Tonight begins the 4th Annual Summer Movie Series sponsored by The Redmond Youth Partnership Advisory Committee. This summer there will be 7 outdoor movies and the best part is THEY ARE ALL FREE!!!

Movies start at dusk, about 9:30. Bring a picnic basket and blankets and make a night of it.

Tonight’s Movie is Iron Man and will be showing at the Great Lawn at City Hall, which is located at 15670

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July 9, 2010 Posted by | Entertainment, Family Activities, Outdoors | , , , , , , , , | 2 Comments

Number 35 of 365 Things To Do Around the Eastside – The Rockets Red Glare Kirkland Fireworks

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As American’s gather to celebrate the 234th birthday of The United States neighborhoods, villages, communities, small towns, cities will be hosting festivals, parades, fairs and of course firework displays.

On The 4th Of July in downtown Kirkland along the waterfront will be a full day of activities.

The Kirkland Arts Center and Celebrate Kirkland will host a “decorate to celebrate” event at Marina Park Pavilion starting at 10 am.

The Kirkland Arts Center and Celebrate Kirkland will host a “decorate to celebrate” event at Marina Park Pavilion starting at 10 am.

The Childrens Parade begins at 11:30 on Sunday at the corner of Market and Central in downtown Kirkland.

The Annual July 4 parade starts at Noon on Sunday from Marian Park and travels along Central Way. The parade is presented by Celebrate Kirkland

Marina Park will be the place to spend most of the holiday. There will be live music, food and other festivities.

At 4 pm will be the Annual Duck Dash hosted by Rotary Club of Kirkland to raise money for the Boys & Girls Club, TeenCenter and many other important causes. Adopt a Duck to Support the Kirkland Community! Support the Kirkland community by adopting a duck for $5 or buying a value package of five ducks for $20. Every ticket includes 12 valuable coupons to use at Kirkland businesses like Hector’s, George’s Lucia, St. James Espresso, Wilde Rover, Ace Frames and more!

Special musical performance at 9 pm in the Pavilion at Marina Park will be provided by The Ex Box Boys.

The Main Event FIREWORKS will begin around 10:15

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July 2, 2010 Posted by | Entertainment, Family Activities, Outdoors | , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

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.

April 2, 2010 Posted by | Family Activities | , , , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment