Focus on Redmond - Summer 2018

Volume XXXIII No. 2 Summer 2018

Photos by John Reinke

Redmond

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Redmond Photographer John Reinke Shares His Inspiration with the Mayor

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In 1980, I organized and led a research trip to Prince William Sound to take photographs of the underside of humpback whale tails. The black and white patterns are unique to each whale like a fingerprint and were used to identify the whales for the National Marine Mammal Laboratory. What are your favorite subjects to photograph? Since retiring back in 2007, I’ve had time to wander up and down the Sammamish River Trail. Birds are some of my favorites, as are the river otters. I’ve also taken many photos of the great blue herons in the heron rookery. One of the most interesting encounters occurred in 2012. A crow flew up from the grass with what looked like a branch in its beak. I quickly snapped off a shot-from-the- hip. I was surprised later to see that it was actually a snake! You work with a variety of non-profit organizations in the community. Could you share some of your interests? I work with Water Tenders, a citizen volunteer group with a focus on stream protection in the Bear Creek watershed. I am also active with Amnesty International Puget Sound, the regional organization for Amnesty

John Reinke, a long-time Redmond resident, spends his free time capturing the natural side of Redmond. When he’s not volunteering his time at one of

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International in western Washington. I’m also involved with Nourishing Networks, which is committed to filling gaps in local food needs. What inspires you most in Redmond? I moved to Redmond in 1989. There’s a lot of civic concern evidenced on the part of many folks to be involved and support the community in a wide variety of ways. The Redmond City government is also very good in supporting activities that encourage folks to come out and be part of the community. I enjoy the annual Redmond Derby Days and Ananda Mela festivals. The access to nature is remarkable. To have such a wide variety of birds and other wildlife in a city is impressive. If you could share one thing with the Redmond community, what would it be? Get out and be involved! Even if it’s as simple as going for a walk and seeing eagles and other birds or becoming more involved in actual civic life here. It’s all good.

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the many non-profit organizations he helps, you will find him appreciating and sharing the natural beauty surrounding Redmond through his photography. See his photos above! What are some of your most memorable photography experiences? In the summer of 1954, I took a bus from New York City to the town where I was born, Pelican Rapids, Minnesota, to work on a farm. I had my 35-mm camera with me and started taking photos. When I was serving in the Peace Corps in the Philippines and Nigeria, I had my camera with me and sent photos home to share my experiences. I worked in Switzerland with the United Nations agency, the International Labour Organization, and later during my trips to the Middle East and Central and South America, I took pictures to show folks about the various social issues I encountered.

MeetYour City Council Redmond has seven councilmembers who are elected by voters to adopt the City budget, establish law and policy, approve appropriations and contracts, levy taxes and grant franchises.

Bike Share: Redmond Community Gives Feedback

Have you seen green, yellow, and orange bikes around Redmond this spring? Those are bike share bikes that have trickled into Redmond from neighboring city programs. A phone app allows you to unlock and ride them

Redmond’s Transportation Master Plan has long called for bike share service to help provide travel choices for residents, employees, and visitors. In consideration, the service would be provided by private bike

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Next Steps City Council will be considering a pilot bike share program over the coming months. For more information, please visit www.redmond.gov/bikeshare.

The City recently conducted a public questionnaire to better understand how the Redmond community feels about bike share. Overall, 935 responses were received with 60% of respondents expressing support.

David Carson Position #7 Vice-President

Steve Fields Position #2

Hank Margeson Position #3

Hank Myers Position #1

Tanika Padhye Position #4

Learn more about your Redmond City Council at redmond.gov/council .

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S O U N D T R A N S I T : Light Rail Updates

Written by Ryan Bianchi, Sound Transit Community Outreach Division

It is hard to miss the East Link Extension project now taking shape in Overlake, Bellevue, Mercer Island and Seattle. As the quick pace of construction continues through the summer, expect to see more girders swinging into place to help support elevated sections of the guideway and the beginning of the station and parking garage. Roadwork will also increase in some parts of Bellevue for utility relocations and station access improvements. Not all work will be visible to the public. Behind the scenes, Sound Transit will complete excavating the Downtown Bellevue tunnel and will continue strengthening the I-90 bridge to accommodate future light rail trains. Station Name Change Sound Transit has renamed the Redmond Technology Center Station as Redmond Technology Station. Sound Transit and the City of Redmond agree that the shorter name helps improve clarity. Redmond Technology Station will replace the Overlake Transit Center, located at 152nd Avenue NE and NE 40th Street. Downtown Redmond Link Planning work continues to extend light rail service into southeast and Downtown Redmond by 2024. Sound Transit’s project team is preparing the documents needed to hire a design- build contractor, and they will release

a request for qualifications from contractors this summer. The team is also working with property owners along the future alignment to acquire the land needed to build the project.

Stay updated on project- related road closures by visiting soundtransit.org/eastlink .

Crews recently erected a tower crane at the future Redmond Technology Station site. Crews have begun excavating for the future 320 stall parking garage and station platform.

Girders are in place for the future elevated guideway along SR 520 in Redmond’s Overlake neighborhood.

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DOWNTOWN is on its way...

TO OFFER a vibrant mix of businesses, residences, and open spaces for recreation and relaxation that emphasizes pedestrian activities 18 hours a day. TO CREATE a sense of place through enhanced landscaping, art, historic landmarks, gateways, gathering spaces and public spaces that attract people and build community through interactive events and activities. TO INCREASE mobility by creating vnorth-south connections, increasing vehicle capacity with Bear Creek Parkway, and providing for convenient transit, pedestrian and bicycle routes to and from Downtown.

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Preparing and Planning for Growth while Preserving Our Single Family Neighborhoods

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Downtown East West Corridor Study focused on creating new capacity with Bear Creek Parkway, connecting roads across BNSF railroad right-of-way, developing a linear park and trail along the railroad and converting Redmond Way and Cleveland Street to two-way traffic for improved circulation Overlake Master Plan & Implementation Strategy Adopted Final Supplemental EIS Issued for Overlake Neighborhood Plan Update and Implementation Project

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TO BECOME an attractive, safe place to live, work, shop and play that includes plazas, parks, trails and other amenities. TO BE walkable, bikeable and served by frequent transit service. TO THRIVE as a vibrant neighborhood with a mix and density of uses that serves as an employment center, residential neighborhood and commercial center serving nearby areas.

Redmond’s Drinking Water Receives New Protections The City is updating measures to keep drinking water safe. This is because 35-40% of the water we drink comes from groundwater – mostly from the rain that seeps into the ground and forms part of an underground environment called an aquifer. Five City wells pump groundwater for drinking water use. Redmond’s groundwater is shallow in many areas, including Downtown and in the Bear Creek and Evans Creek valleys. To protect this important drinking water resource, Redmond’s Wellhead Protection Program helps businesses and residents prevent spills and pollution to the ground. This program began in 2003 when protection areas—called Wellhead Protection Zones—were first put into place using results of a computer model. Last year, the City developed a more robust model of Redmond’s groundwater system using the best science available today. The updated model integrates more than ten years of data collected from the City’s monitoring wells to better understand and predict groundwater movement. As part of the update, Redmond also convened a sounding board of community members with NE 80TH ST 140TH AVE NE CARA 1

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NE 116TH ST To find out more about the Sounding Board stakeholder engagement process and the updated groundwater model, visit the online open house at www.redmondwhpzones.participate.online . 154TH PL NE NE 116TH ST 172ND AVE NE The result of this process is the delineation of new wellhead protection areas that are proposed to go into effect next year. The two areas will be named CARA #1 and CARA #2. (CARA stands for Critical Aquifer Recharge Area) Businesses that will now be located in a more protective area will be notified this year with more specific information. These along with other ongoing protection measures, will help keep our drinking water safe now and into the future. diverse perspectives who learned about the groundwater model and provided feedback on model prediction scenarios. Sounding Board members participated in a series of meetings last year and helped make decisions related to some model settings.

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EnviroStars Recognize Redmond Businesses Redmond is partnering with the newly

Consumers can use the EnviroStars directory to find businesses that share their environmental values— from restaurants and grocery stores to hotels and auto body shops. They can also look for the EnviroStars sign on the storefronts of recognized businesses in Redmond. “We are excited to be an EnviroStars business,” said Autosys auto repair shop owner Mike Baermann. “We do things like recycle all our scrap metal, used oil and used antifreeze. We are happy to be recognized for our efforts.” The original EnviroStars program began 20 years ago, giving incentives and recognition to small King County businesses for reducing hazardous waste. The new multi-jurisdiction program is leveraging the successful EnviroStars brand to expand its environmental focus and geographic reach.

expanded EnviroStars program to provide a one-stop hub to receive assistance and recognition for environmentally sustainable actions. The program links businesses to local programs and incentives that help them take green actions. Participants receive recognition for their efforts that protect their workplace, the community and the planet. “We joined EnviroStars because we are always looking for innovative ways to protect the environment,” said Hot Off the Press Redmond business owner Andrew Koeppen. “Many of our environmental practices save money, and we want to share our successful environmental efforts with our customers and with other businesses,” added Koeppen. Hot Off the Press has implemented several environmentally sustainable practices into their daily business, including eliminating the use of harmful chemicals and increasing reuse of discarded paper.

To learn more or to get started, visit www.envirostars.org . For questions and more information about this program in Redmond, email Tally Young at tyoung@redmond.gov .

Businesses that join EnviroStars can save money with rebates and lower utility and garbage bills while becoming more efficient by saving water and energy, in addition to reducing waste.

Getting rid of stuff? Not sure where it goes? Find out how to recycle and dispose of your waste properly. Go to redmond.gov/recycle

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Downtown Park Grand Opening

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Redmond’s Downtown Park will be a gathering place for the neighborhood and a venue for community-wide events. The park integrates public art and will host artistic performances. Come meet your neighbors at a community picnic to celebrate the grand opening and explore the recreational opportunities, places of respite, and activation of the public art at this event. Our first artist in residence, Lucia Neare, will produce

a site-specific performance to welcome all Redmond community members to their new park. At dusk, Redmond’s current artist in residence, Maja Petrić will showcase her latest work on the digital art wall in the pavilion, which is titled Buoyant, designed by artist Jill Anholt. More information will be available soon at www.redmond.gov/downtownpark .

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The streets of Downtown Redmond come alive with surprising performances, art installations, artisanal foods and opportunities for social engagement. Start your weekend early! FOOD . MUS IC . ART AN IMAGINATIVE CULINARY EXPERIENCE T H U R S D AY S , 5 - 1 0 P. M . REDMONDSOBAZAAR .COM AUGUST 16, 23 & 30 August 16, 23 & 30 5-10 p.m. Redmond Central Connector Between 161st Ave NE and Leary Way NE #RedmondSoBazaar

Every Thursday evening from July 19 to August 9, outdoor concerts will take place at the Redmond Senior Center and feature classic rock and roll tribute bands.

July 19 to August 9 Thursdays, 6-8 p.m.

Redmond Municipal Campus Senior Center, Garden Plaza 425-556-2314

redmond.gov/rockinontheriver

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Celebrate summer at our Thursday night events!

Thursdays in Redmond is a series of fun events starting in July and ending in October. See back cover for more information.

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Parades Carnival Live Music Fireworks Bike Races Beer Garden Dash 5K

MOVING ART CENTER FALL SEASON

ARTIST IN RESIDENCE MAJA PETRIC Lost Skies, an exhibition by Redmond Artist in Residence Maja Petric, is currently on display at the Redmond Community Center at Marymoor Village (RCCMV). In this series, Maja uses machine learning to generate visualizations express the essence

The Moving Art Center returns for a fall series at Downtown Park in September

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of our collective gaze at a sky affected by climate change. She utilizes artificial intelligence (AI) as an artistic tool (AI-AT). Redmond Community Center at Marymoor Village 6505 176th Ave NE, Redmond

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The Redmond Arts Season is a grant program that supports quality arts and cultural programs that are accessible to Redmond residents and visitors throughout the year and produces a thriving arts scene in Redmond, cultivates a creative environment and provides inclusivity. 2018 ARTS SEASON GRANT PROGRAM

SECONDSTORY REPERTORY SecondStory Repertory provides its patrons with high quality performing arts and theater education. It is dedicated to an eclectic season of professional theater for adults and children.

POETS IN THE PARK FESTIVAL Redmond Association of

SpokenWord (RASP) presents Poets in the Park, a free, day- long festival celebrating local and regional poets and poetry through readings, workshops, vendors, installations, picnic- related activities and book fair.

SecondStory Repertory Redmond Town Center 7425 166th Ave NE, Redmond

July 7, 10 a.m. – 6 p.m. Anderson Park 7802 168th Ave NE Redmond

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COMING IN OCTOBER TASVEER PRESENTS THE SEATTLE SOUTH ASIAN FILM FESTIVAL Back for the 13th year, the Seattle South Asian Film Festival (TSAFF) is now the largest South Asian film festival in the U.S. Taking place in the last week of September and the first week of October, this year’s festival is a collection of thought-provoking films, panels and workshops that focus on Pakistan. tasveer.org SEATTLE LATINO FILM FESTIVAL Each October, SLFF celebrates Hispanic Heritage Month. Every year, a different spotlight country is selected, and this year will honor filmmakers from Spain. The festival includes educational workshops and scholar talks with international guests. slatinoff.org

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VENUES FOR ARTISTS IN THE LOCAL AREA (VALA) The VALA Art Center is a community art center featuring free public events, art installations and opportunities to create art and experience art by local artists.

VALA Art Center Redmond Town Center 7303 164th Ave NE Redmond

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Explore, Create, Imagine! The City of Redmond offers summer arts camps and art classes to meet the many interests of your children and family.

REDMOND ARTS STUDIO Redmond Arts Studio designs classes for people to explore their creativity. Instructors will guide you through techniques and concepts to explore pottery, painting and mixed media. We have brought together the best teachers in the area to provide a broad spectrum of training and viewpoints, and our camp counselors make sure that every class is filled with fun! Want to make a day of it? Mix and match arts and sports options at Grass Lawn Park to create the perfect week of fun for your child.”

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Arts and Crafts Camps at Anderson Park Explore the exciting world of clay, drawing, painting and mixed media! A different theme will be explored each week, with special surprises— from our very own Farrel Mc-Whirter Farm Park. Please bring a snack and water each day. Dress to get messy, and prepare to have some fun! Kindermusik Your child will learn all about math and music and movement in these special Kindermusik camps. A materials fee to cover the cost of take home instruments, books or manipulatives, and digital materials from Kindermusik International is paid to the educator on the first day of class.

Museo Art Academy Camps Ready to try some more specialized arts classes? Try one of our print making, manga or fiber arts classes taught by the Museo Art Academy.

Clay Animation Network Camps

The Clay Animation Network (CAN) is a traveling animation school in Seattle that offers stop-motion-animation classes for kids and teens. Students are supported in creating original animated movies and learn how to interact with art and technology as creators rather than consumers.

THANKYOU TO OUR PARTNERS

City of Redmond Arts Program arts@redmond.gov

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Pressure Reducing Valve Station Replacement Project

In June, the City will begin working with a contractor to replace ten pressure reducing valve (PRV) stations in and around the community. PRV stations manage water pressure in the City’s distribution system and help control the water pressure into homes. The City uses 84 PRV stations, and many of these were built in the 1960s and 1970s and are in need of replacement. City staff has inspected and evaluated all of the PRV stations and determined which need immediate replacement. These stations no longer meet City standards due to pipe corrosion, age, type of materials used and

environmental conditions. Corrosion is the main cause of degradation, but other issues include vault drainage and safe access. The construction will provide for installation of new vaults, valves, piping and restoration of all street, sidewalk and landscape within the limits of construction. Engineers designed the new stations to minimize impacts, but some tree removals are necessary. Any trees removed will be replaced per City code. Individual homeowners and neighborhoods that will be affected by these replacements will be notified directly by City staff before construction begins.

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Idylwood Tree Restoration Project

The Redmond community values its trees. We have programs in place to help protect this natural resource, but public safety is our top priority. In March and April of 2018, the City removed 14 of 30 cottonwood trees in Idylwood Park after a risk assessment identified the trees as a public safety hazard. Robust mitigation and urban forest enhancements have already been planned. The diagram below details the City’s plans. Please note that some areas of the park have limited access which has been clearly marked with signage and fencing. Further tree removal is on hold due to an appeal process. For more information and an update on the project timeline, visit www.redmond.gov/IdylwoodPark .

PHASE 1 Based on a risk assessment by certified city staff arborists, contractors will be removing cottonwood trees in high use areas due to public safety hazards.

PHASE 3 Planting 55-75 native shrubs

PHASE 2 Planting 50-75 native mixed evergreen and deciduous trees

PHASE 4 Planting 100+ ground cover plants

Increasing our Tree Canopy The Idylwood Tree Restoration Project will enable the City to add more trees. This will help the City increase the amount of tree canopy - one of our most important environmental goals!

Want to help with planting? The Green Redmond Partnership will be hosting planting work parties at Idylwood Park as well as other City parks. Visit GreenRedmond.gov for dates and events.

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Council Notes

As the days get longer and warmer in Redmond, residents look forward to summer. There are several community events that are perfect for the entire family right here in Redmond. The variety of entertainment, food and cultural experiences available for our city’s vibrant and diverse community is extraordinary. Our international community contributes to the success of our big summer events and is truly an opportunity to bridge cultures, share food and enjoy unique festivities and entertainment. Redmond Derby Days Derby Days will be held on July 13 and 14 . The summer festival celebrates the uniqueness of Redmond through parades, races, contests, game booths, carnival rides, arts, music, food and much more! It all started in 1940 as a bike derby and parade for the community to raise money for holiday decorations and athletic equipment. Today, Derby Days celebrates Redmond’s diverse community coming together as a team and offers all ages a chance to

participate in a fun summer festival setting. Come by the Redmond City Council booth to share your thoughts, ideas and perspectives on all things Redmond. Ananda Mela— Produced by theVedic Cultural Center Ananda Mela Joyful Festival of India is held outdoors the last weekend of July at City Hall. There are crafts, amazing food trucks, performances, activities for adults and children and a chance to experience Indian culture. The festival is in its 9th year and is widely attended by members of the community. Whether you want to enjoy Bollywood music, sample some fine cuisine or partake in the many interactive craft and art experiences, there is something for all age groups.

local artists, food trucks, art and entertainment. Each night has a theme, and there are activities for children as well as a beer garden for adults. So Bazaar is where art and culture intersect. You won’t want to miss it! National Night Out National Night Out is on August 7 . It’s an annual community event that focuses on building partnerships and camaraderie to make neighborhoods safer, more caring places to live. Get-togethers with neighbors joined by law enforcement and safety personnel and local elected leaders help us all get to know each other and foster a true sense of community.

Council email: council@redmond.gov

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Council website: redmond.gov/council

Thursdays in August – the 16th, 23rd and 30th from 5-10 p.m. on the Redmond Central Connector. The pop-up night market showcases

Mayor and Council email: mayorcouncil@redmond.gov

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Redmond Parks and Recreation Celebrates 50 Years!

•47 public parks •59 miles of trails •12 sports fields •a lake beach •three community centers •a farm •two historic cabins •fitness classes •recreation activities •multiple picnic shelters Redmond Parks and Recreation maintains:

For the past 50 years, Redmond Parks and Recreation has connected the Redmond community through people, parks and programs. Be sure to take advantage of all that we have to offer!

More Community Spaces to Enjoy This year, we are celebrating the opening of three new community spaces. Redmond Community Center at Marymoor Village “The new Community Center provides a welcoming space where the community can gather, meet, create and recreate. This facility is an important piece of the City’s priority to continue building a strong community in Redmond,” stated Mayor John Marchione. Located at 6505 176th Avenue NE, adjacent to the East entrance of Marymoor Park, the new Redmond Community Center offers a diverse range of recreation programs and services out of the 20,000 square foot facility that was previously called the Lake Washington School of Technology (LWTech) Redmond Campus. LWTech still owns this facility that was built in 2005. The City of Redmond has currently a two-year lease with LWTech and hosts a variety of new and pre-existing

recreation programs at the location. The new community center features fitness classes, seven classrooms, a tiered classroom with stadium seating, a café, state of the art media and sound, ample parking and more. For more information on the new community center, visit www.redmond.gov/communitycenter . Downtown Park Save the date! We have all been watching the construction of Downtown Park, and it is almost time for the grand opening on September 15.

Redmond Arts Studio at Grass Lawn Pavilion

The Pavilion at Grass Lawn Park will soon be home to a new art space and is the perfect setting to be inspired! The Arts Studio will host a range of

different classes and activities for all ages.

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Volunteer Spotlight— Robert Noteboom

Robert Noteboom teaches US Government and World History at Redmond High School, but when he is not working at the high school, you can find him at the Old Fire House Teen Center. Mr. Noteboom is the host of Teen Comedy Nights and encourages teens to share their humor and talents on stage. “The commitment of the Old Fire House to the young people in Redmond is one that is built on compassion and joy for all of the kids that come to their space. It is a privilege to be associated with the Teen Center,” said Noteboom. Over the past nine years, Mr. Noteboom has entertained over 2,000 teens and is integral

in creating a welcoming and fun environment. He was recently honored by Mayor Marchione and City Council for

his dedication to Redmond youth.

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This summer, visit the RSC and check out the fitness classes, outdoor pickleball courts and a variety of other activities. The RSC is a perfect place to host an event or party with a full commercial kitchen and a great outside patio. Be sure to also stop by for the free concert series, Rockin’ on the River, this summer. (Dates listed on back) activities for 18+ during evening and weekends? Did you know the Redmond Senior Center (RSC) has classes and

Summer Camps for Kids and Teens in Redmond Come Out and Play at Summer Camp!

What are your kids doing this summer? City of Redmond Parks and Recreation offers an abundance of summer day camp options for all ages and interests. From part-day to full-day, preschool to teen, you’re sure to find a camp that fits your family’s needs. Check out all the summer camps at www.redmond.gov/register . Scholarships are available.

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Redmond Community Center at Marymoor Village

6505 176th Avenue NE Redmond, WA 98052 Phone: 425-556-2300

newsletter! We’ll keep you informed twice a month about events, programs and classes. Sign up at www.redmond.gov/ enews

Email: guestservices@redmond.gov redmond.gov/CommunityCenter

Old Fire House Teen Center

16510 NE 79th Street Redmond, WA 98052 Phone: 425-556-2370 Email: ofh@redmond.gov redmond.gov/Teens

Join Us Volunteer Opportunities For upcoming volunteer opportunities, email Maggie Roe at mroe@redmond.gov Now Hiring Apply at www.redmond.gov/jobs , or call our job hotline at 425-556-2121 Register for Classes and Activities Browse and register by visiting www.redmond.gov/ParksRecreation Meeting Spaces Rent out meeting rooms, cabins, park shelters and more by visiting www.redmond.gov/FacilityRentals

Redmond Senior Center

8703 160th Avenue NE Redmond, WA 98052 Phone: 425-556-2314 Email: rsc@redmond.gov redmond.gov/50plus

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Farrel-McWhirter Farm Park

19545 NE Redmond Road Redmond, WA 98053 Phone: 425-556-2309 redmond.gov/ Farrel-McWhriter

Redmond Pool

17535 NE 104 Street Redmond, WA 98052 Phone: 425-883-4422 redmondaquatics.org

Everyone Is Welcome Adaptive Recreation

Redmond Arts Studio

7031 148th Ave NE Redmond, WA 98052 Phone: 425-556-2376 Email: arts@redmond.gov redmond.gov/Arts

We encourage and support the participation of individuals with disabilities in our programs. For more information about inclusive and adaptive programs, contact Ali Hull at amhull@redmond.gov Scholarships We do not want financial hardship to stop you from participating in our programs. If you’re interested in learning more, please call 425-556-2300

For more information about Redmond Parks and Recreation and hours of operation, visit redmond.gov/ParksRecreation

Register for programs at www.redmond.gov/ParksRecreation

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Celebrate summer at our Thursday night events:

Rockin’ on the River July 19, 26 and August 2, 9

THURSDAYS IN REDMOND!

So Bazaar August 16, 23, 30

Moving Arts Center Series September 20, 27 and October 4

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