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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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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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Kirkland Family Raises $3.1m to Fund Rare Disease Research and Promotes Awareness for Rare Disease Day on February 28

When Terry Colella’s 16-year old son was diagnosed with a rare disease that had no treatment or cure, she decided to take action and today their non-profit, Friends of FSH Research, will take part in a global movement to raise important awareness for Rare Disease Day®, February 28. As a 16 year old avid athlete […]

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Citizen Corps Grants Available to Help Kirkland Preparedness

The Greater Kirkland Citizen Corps Council is sponsoring a grant program in our community.  Projects to be funded by the grant must support the Mission of the Greater Kirkland Citizen Corps Council which is to build a safer, more resilient community by helping to coordinate the preparedness efforts of local leaders, community groups, citizen volunteers, […]

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Help Remove Invasive Plants on the Cross Kirkland Corridor

Help Remove Invasive Plants on the Cross Kirkland Corridor Monday, Feb. 13 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 […]

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Special Community EventDisease vs. Disgrace: Conversations to End Mental Illness Stigma

Thursday, February 2, 2017 6-8 p.m. EvergreenHealth Medical Center, Kirkland Free Register online ( or by calling the Healthline at 425.899.3000. Progress has been made in understanding the complex dimensions of mental illness, but the prevailing stigma of a diagnosis strongly impacts the lives of all those it touches, including their interactions with society, social […]

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Welcoming Refugees, Asylum Seekers & Strangers

Public Invited to Interfaith Dinner Dialogue on “Welcoming Refugees, Asylum Seekers & Strangers” F.I.R.E. (Fostering Interfaith Relationships on the Eastside) invites you to the eighth in a series of Dinner Dialogues aimed at fostering interfaith relationships, on Sunday, January 29, 5PM to 8PM, hosted by St. George Coptic Orthodox Church, 13216 NE 100th Street in […]

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