The Bellevue Skate Park will celebrate its 20th anniversary Sept. 19 - 21 with a pro-am skateboarding competition featuring the Northwest’s first super ramp and 10 of the best riders in the world.
The competitors will skate for $50,000 in prize money at the EZ Rocks Skate for the Cure event. The celebration, at the skate park (14224 Bel-Red Road), will also feature live music, including performances from the Thermals and School of Rock, free skate and disc jockey clinics, food trucks, carnival games, a silent auction and prize giveaways from over 30 sponsors. Highlights will include:
The Woodinville Heritage Society will offer a free, one-hour program, Genealogy 101, for people interested in ancestry research. The 10 a.m. class is Saturday, Sept. 20, at the Woodinville Heritage Museum.
Lucy DeYoung will present the program under auspices of the Susan Woodin DAR Chapter. Questions and discussion will follow the presentation. No pre-registration is needed.
The Woodinville Heritage Museum is located in the DeYoung House at 14121 NE 171st St., Woodinville, one block up the hill from the Woodinville Medical Center and KFC.
The second annual Oktoberfest Monroe, Sept. 19 - 21 at the Evergreen State Fairgrounds, celebrates all things German with a Munich-inspired Festhalle Biergarten, authentic entertainment, traditional German foods and fun games for all ages. New this year, an all-ages 5k and a Sport Haus sponsored by Fred Meyer featuring college and NFL games add to an already-packed schedule of events for the weekend. Activities for families include a Root Beer Garden, an all-new scavenger hunt for kids, free face painting (Saturday and Sunday) and pumpkin decorating and a variety of lively entertainment on the main stage that encourages all ages to get up out of their seats. Oktoberfest Monroe is open to all ages until 7 p.m. each night, after which it becomes a 21-and-over event.
Authentic and tasty German fare and beers are a highlight of this event. Veltins, Bayreuther, Beyern, Grevensteiner and Maisel’s Weisse will accompany bratwurst, schnitzel, authentic Bavarian pretzels and other tasty entrees.
The festival features an exciting array of events which includes the Hammerschlagen Tournament of Champions, Holey Boards, Cornhole Toss and non-stop entertainment.
The Woodinville High School FBLA (Future Business Leaders of America) will host a potluck in the park, open to the whole community! Come meet members of our team, play games and enjoy the food and fun atmosphere. The potluck will be held at Wilmot Park at 5:30 on Sept. 17. The FBLA encourages everyone to bring their families, for this is a family event. This is a great opportunity to enjoy great food, great people, and get to know your local FBLA members. Please bring something to contribute to the potluck (see suggestion list below if you are a WHS student). For more information, please see the WHS FBLA Facebook page.
WHS students, please bring the following dishes: Freshman — appetizers/snacks. Sophomore — salads and side dishes. Juniors — drinks. Seniors — dessert.
Woodinville High School Football’s Military Appreciation Night is Friday, Sept. 19 at Pop Keeney Stadium in Bothell. The Woodinville Falcons take on the Redmond Mustangs at 7 p.m. Gates open for pregame activities at 5 p.m., with free admission for vets. Wear your red, white and blue or camouflage in support of our military.
Come early and meet members of our armed forces and see military vehicles up close. Try your hand at the football toss, rock climbing wall and chin-up bar.
Visit our card writing station to write a note to deployed troops, or bring a letter with you and we will send it to someone deployed. Support local wounded warriors by purchasing a camo wristband.