Events & Activities
Events and Activities in 2013
We now have a waterfront owners group for the entire lake to connect and share - LakeSamm.NextDoor.com If you live on Lake Sammamish and would like to connect, please send us an email, so we can send you an invitation to join
Bellevue Shorelines Master Plan in process - - http://sensibleshorelines.org
West Lake Sammamish Pkwy road detour - http://www.bellevuewa.gov/west_lk_samm_prkwy.htm
May 11th ~ Annual Northwest Paddling Festival returns to Lake Sammamish State Park for a day of racing, vendors and discovery. It’s THE event for kayakers, canoers, stand-up paddleboarders and other paddlesport enthusiasts. Demo boats, take a first time SUP’in class, peruse vendor booths, learn how to setup a low impact campsite with the Washington Water Trails Association, find out if you’re the fastest sea kayak packer and much more. For more information, visit www.northwestpaddlingfestival.com.
History is happening in the Redmond area and we welcome you to our annual picnic. The Redmond Historical Society will gather on Saturday, June 8, 2013, 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. at Anderson Park, 7802 168 Avenue NE, Redmond, WA. Bring your family and friends and a favorite potluck dish to share. The Society will provide the rest. A History Hero award will be presented. The Old Time Fiddlers are providing entertainment. Don't miss this last get-together until September. To receive the monthly newsletter, contact the Society office at 425-885-2919, or email your request to firstname.lastname@example.org. Books, note cards, free historic walking tour brochures, and the book, "Redmond Reflections," are available in our office, which is open Monday, Wednesday, and Friday, 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., and by appointment. Visit our website: redmondhistoricalsociety.org.
Sunday, June 2nd - Sound Rowers Lake Sammamish Race - Lake Samm State Park http://soundrowers.org/LakeSammamish.asp
OLD REDMOND HISTORIC WALKING TOURS, 2013
The Redmond Historical Society is pleased to announce the 10th anniversary of Old Redmond Historic Walking Tours. The remaining tours will be held May 19 and June 16, from 1:00 to 2:30 p.m. , and the haunted history tour on September 15 will be held in the evening. Historian Tom Hitzroth is the man with the stories, gossip, and names that make the early history of Redmond so interesting.
Tours begin on the front steps of the Justice White House, 7730 Leary Way NE, at the west end of Redmond Town Center where the Saturday Market is held. The suggested donation of $10 benefits the Redmond Historical Society, and is payable by credit card on our website or you can mail a check to the office at 16600 NE 80 Street, Room 106, Redmond, WA 98052. Registration is required by the Friday before the tour.
Tours include a significant amount of walking and standing, with limited opportunity for resting. We recommend comfortable shoes and weather-appropriate clothing. A tour will not be held if it rains.