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Posted on: March 10, 2017

Share Your Ideas: Shape Your Parks, Your Future

Issaquah's parks are your parks — help shape your future!

Throughout 2017, we'll be working with our community to develop a Parks Strategic Plan. To ensure our parks system is best positioned to serve our community's future needs, we need your input....

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Posted on: March 24, 2017

You're Invited: All-Access Playday at Lake Sammamish

You're invited as Friends of Lake Sammamish State Park hosts an All-Access Playday to introduce children to the equipment.

The new playground at Lake Sammamish State Park was designed to be accessible for children of all abilities.

Children of all ages and...

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Posted on: March 22, 2017

Register Now: Spring Break Space Explorers Camp

Spend your spring break among spaceships, moon dust, stars and nebulae! Register now for Space Explorers Camp, open to all children ages 6-10! Space Explorers Camp is 9 a.m.-noon April 10-13, 2017, at the Issaquah Community Center, 301 Rainier Blvd. S. ...

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Posted on: March 28, 2017

Volunteer Opportunity: Northwest Paddling Festival

The Northwest Paddling Festival returns to Lake Sammamish State Park on May 12-13, 2017.

The festival brings paddle sports retailers, manufacturers and athletes together in one location.

Organizers need volunteers to help present the largest event of its ki...

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Posted on: March 22, 2017

You're Invited: Free Calligraphy Workshop

Join us for a free, beginner-level workshop that will get you started in the ancient art of blackletter calligraphy.

The instructor — Chris Watson, a senior at Bellevue's International School — is passionate about the art of calligraph...

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Posted on: March 29, 2017

Register Now: Summer Day Camps

Summer is just around the corner — and now is the time to start planning for our summer day camps!

Registration for day camps staffed by the Issaquah Parks & Recreation Department is now open! Please review our online registration checklist and FAQs....

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Posted on: March 13, 2017

Volunteer: Lake Sammamish Environmental Docents

Become an environmental steward and education volunteer at Lake Sammamish State Park.

The Washington State Parks and Recreation Commission, in partnership with Friends of Lake Sammamish State Park, is offering docent training from 9 a.m.-2 p.m. April 8, 20...

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Posted on: March 1, 2017

Project Update: Confluence Park Pedestrian Bridge

Work is underway to add a pedestrian bridge spanning Issaquah Creek to Confluence Park.

A crane lifted the bridge into place Feb. 28, 2017, and work is now continuing to complete the bridge and other amenities.

Using a grant and voter-approved park bond fu...

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Posted on: February 24, 2017

Register Now: Group and Private Guitar Lessons

Learn to play guitar in a fun, small group setting.

You'll learn the basic chords, major and minor scales,
and alternate picking. You're also bound to enjoy numerous a-ha moments!

Ed Carlson has been teaching with our parks and recreation program for ...

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Posted on: February 16, 2017

Volunteer: Arbor Day Trail Work and Tree Planting

You're invited as we partner with the Mountains to Sound Greenway Trust, Washington State Parks and Friends of Lake Sammamish State Park to celebrate Arbor Day by building a trail and planting trees! Work will take place on both City and state park land,...Read on...
Posted on: February 22, 2017

Ready, Set, Serve: Join Us for Badminton

Ready. Set. Serve! Enjoy our new drop-in program — Friday Night Badminton. Our new pilot program is fun for the whole family. Bring your own racket, and join us from 6-9 p.m. on the following dates at the Issaquah Community Center, 301 Rainier ...Read on...
Posted on: January 17, 2017

2017 Issaquah Farmers Market: Welcome, Vendors!

Potential vendors interested in participating in our Issaquah Farmers Market for the first time, or return after more than a season away, are invited to attend our 2017 jury days. Jurying is a chance for our farmers market managers to meet with potential...Read on...
Posted on: December 29, 2016

Get Outside: Explore Washington State Parks for Free

Enjoy Washington's state parks for free throughout 2017.

You're invited as the Washington State Parks and Recreation Commission hosts a free day for state park visitors on the following dates:

  • April 15 — springtime free day
  • April 22 — Earth Day
  • Ju...
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