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Village Theatre Receives Generous Gift

Village Theatre in Issaquah and Everett have suffered an 80 percent loss in revenue in 2020 due to COVID restrictions. But this week it announced that an anonymous donor gifted $3 million. “It has been many months of worry about the uncertainty of our financial future and this gift provides us breathing room to focus on how we move forward in planning for both the short and long-term return,” said Robb Hunt, Village Theatre’s executive producer. Read more about that feel-good news here.

Play the Redmond Passport Game

Now through March 26 you can play Fuel the Dragon: Redmond Passport Game. Throughout Redmond more than 35 businesses and retail shops are participating. Purchase dragon-themed items and enjoy special discounts. Fill your passport and you might win prizes/download the passport here.

Baileys Irish Coffee

The classic cold-weather cocktail taken to new heights of flavor with Baileys Original Irish Cream. Learn how to make it here.

Bellevue LifeSpring Impact Update

Generous donors helped Bellevue LifeSpring provide more than 700,000 meals and prevented homelessness for 360 families since COVID hit the area a year ago.

Kirkland’s Pot of Gold Nugget Hunt

Kids ages 4-8 can join in the Pot of Gold Nugget Hunt in Kirkland March 13-16. Start looking for gold nuggets at McAuliffe Park on the east side of 106th. Flip the nugget over to see if you’ve won a prize. More here.

Bake Lemon Butter Cake

If you love strawberry lemonade then you need to bake this cake. All the sun breaks this week have us dreaming of more sunshine, strawberries, and warmer days ahead cause yes, we haven’t shed the winter clothes yet. Get the recipe here.