Spring is an exciting time in this area! Whether you're a long-time resident or just visiting, these ideas will guarantee you have a good time!

1. Kirkland Art Walk

When: 

Friday, May 12th, 2017

5:00 PM to 8:00 PM

Where: 

Parklane Gallery 

130 Park Lane Kirkland, WA 98033

Description: 

Spend the evening visiting local business & galleries while meeting local Kirkland artists. A true night of art and entertainment. 

2. 4th Annual "Boots, Barrels & Brews"

When: 

Friday, May 12th, 2017

6:30 PM to10:30 PM 

Where: 

Pickering Barn in Issaquah

1730 10th Ave NW Issaquah, WA 98027

Description: 

Proceeds benefiting the youth in the Issaquah community, “A Night of Music, Tasting & Friends.” Entry ticket includes live band performances, delectable food, tasting tickets for local wineries/breweries/distilleries, take-home tasting glass and the opportunity to join in for line dancing lessons! 


3. Trail Work at Beaver Lake Preserve

When: 

Saturday, May 13, 2017

8:30 AM to 3:30 PM

Where: 

Beaver Lake Preserve

Beaver Lake Drive Sammamish, WA 98075

Description: 

Lend a hand to the Washington Trails Association by helping to improve the hiking opportunities in Beaver Lake Preserve - an area marked by towering second-growth cedar forest. Volunteers can get their hands dirty for a great cause! Help your neighbors construct new trail segments for the Sammamish preserve. 

4. Friday Night Jazz at Cypress Lounge & Wine Bar

When: 

Every Friday, May 12, 2017

7:00 PM to 10:00 PM

Where: 

Cypress Lounge & Wine Bar

600 Bellevue Way NE Bellevue, WA 98004

Description: 

Ready to relax? Enjoy the weekly local performances and a glass of your favorite wine. 

5. Mother's Day at the Bellevue Botanical Garden

When: 

Sunday, May 14, 2017

11:00 AM to 4:00 PM

Where: 

Bellevue Botanical Garden 

12001 Main Street Bellevue, WA 98005

Description: 

Enjoy the beauty of the gardens this Mother's Day. "Plein Air artists, tours of the Garden, flower arranging demonstrations, and more!"

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