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Make the most of summer with area fairs, festivals and events

  • Written by Emily Hamann

Summertime is fun time in the Puget Sound region. As soon as the sun comes out, everywhere you look you can find an art festival or craft beer tasting crammed into every spare weekend. Cities fill their parks with free concerts and outdoor movies, and almost every waterfront plays host to aquatic events or festivals.

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City of Kenmore hosts free monthly nature walks

  • Written by Woodinville Weekly Staff

If you enjoy exploring the natural outdoors, the city of Kenmore invites you to participate in free nature walks this summer. On the second Monday of each month, May through October, the city of Kenmore’s volunteer leader Linda Phillips is offering guided tours of Wallace Swamp Creek Park.

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Redmond girls to walk for water awareness

  • Written by Emily Hamann

Around the world, 1.1 billion people don’t have access to enough water. For many of those people, what little water they have is far away and must be carried, sometimes for miles every day. In many cultures, that job falls to the women and girls.

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Bothell student wins national award for English learners club

  • Written by Emily Hamann

Doing well in school can be challenging. But it can be even harder if your teachers and classmates speak a language you don’t understand very well.

That is what it was like for the students Leah Shin met in her English Language Learners class in elementary school. Shin spoke English, but her parents speak both English and Korean at their home in Bothell, so she had to take the class.

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