Archive | March, 2017

Kelly Dylla named Executive Director of Kirkland Arts Center

Kirkland Arts Center announced today that Kelly Dylla has been named Executive Director. Kelly brings a wealth of experience in cultural organization leadership to Kirkland’s flagship visual arts center. “I am so excited to join the Kirkland Arts Center, already a thriving community where all are welcome to make art,” said Dylla. “In the years […]

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Help Remove Invasive Plants on the Cross Kirkland Corridor

Monday, April 3 9 to 11 am We’ll be working south of Kirkland Way (red “x” on map). Parking available on Railroad Avenue (red “P” on map). Bring long handled loppers and water (I’ll have a few extra tools) Wear long pants, long sleeves, sturdy shoes, and gloves (leather are best for blackberries) We’ll be hacking out blackberries and scotch broom For more information contact

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City Hosting Open House and Public Hearing to Discuss Future of Houghton/Everest Neighborhood Center

Public input sought on preferred land use, zoning, and design improvements   Residents are invited to a community open house and a public hearing on Thursday, March 23 beginning at 6 p.m. in the Council Chamber at 123 5th Avenue to discuss amendments to the Comprehensive Plan and Zoning for the Houghton/Everest Neighborhood Center.The event begins with the […]

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Ben & Jerry’s Free Cone Day, April 4

  Mark April 4th on your calendar as the 2017 Ben & Jerry-est day of the year: Free Cone Day! For the past 38 years, Ben & Jerry’s has opened Scoop Shops to dish out free ice cream to fans, thanking them for being so uniquely awesome. The tradition has continued to grow, beginning in the small […]

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Kirkland Key Clubs Make A Difference Around The World

  The Kiwanis Club of Kirkland’s sponsored Key Clubs in the three Kirkland high schools is doing some pretty amazing things!! While these clubs of high students have advisors from The Kiwanis Club of Kirkland and their schools, it is the students themselves that organize and initiate every project they do. The clubs take on […]

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Opportunity Knocks for Youth Engagement

Explore jobs, internships and volunteer positions on Saturday 3/25 Opportunity is knocking this weekend for young people looking for jobs, internships and volunteer options in Kirkland. On Saturday, March 25, an Opportunity Fair, hosted by the Kirkland Youth Council, will be held at Lake Washington High School (12033 N.E. 80th St., Kirkland, WA 98033) from […]

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Local neighborhood leader and volunteer Jon Pascal seeks new term on Kirkland City Council

  With an eye towards enhanced transportation options, more investments in parks and open spaces, and improved planning to address the impacts of growth, current Kirkland City Councilmember Jon Pascal is running for election in November 2017 to a full-term on the City Council.   Pascal currently serves on the Council after being appointed last […]

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Eastside March For Justice Speakers And Booths Announced

Eastside March announced the speakers and booths for the Eastside March for Justice, which is on Saturday, March 25th, starting at Kirkland’s Houghton Beach Park at 9:30 AM. Confirmed speakers and booths, as of March 13th, include the: Booths 48thand 41st District Democrats ACLU Eastside Refugee and Immigrant Coalition Indivisible Kirkland Kenmore Kirkland Safe PFLAG Planned Parenthood Puget […]

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EvergreenHealth Opens New Progressive Care Unit

The new inpatient wing adds 31 single-patient rooms to its Kirkland campus   Recently, EvergreenHealth opened a new Progressive Care Unit (PCU) on the health system’s Kirkland campus as part of the first phase of a 10-year master facility plan to grow to meet the community’s evolving health care needs. The new PCU, located on […]

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