Friday, December 14, 2012

Centennial Community Bonfire slated for December 30

Centennial Community Bonfire

 
Redmond, WA – Celebrate Redmond's past, present and future! Enjoy all the festivities at the Centennial Community Bonfire, the city’s final centennial event. This is a once in a lifetime opportunity to mingle with friends and neighbors, and fun for the whole family. Enjoy free Peet’s Coffee samples and purchase a $2 s’mores kit, all proceeds will benefit the Redmond Kiwanis Club. Come enjoy roasting marshmallows, luminaria, and live musical performances by the Keith Highlanders Pipe Band, Greg Paul, and Redmond’s own Celtic Fire.
Redmond was incorporated as a city on December 31, 1912, following a community vote and the birth of Ernest Alexander Adams (born November 24), who brought the population of Redmond to 300, the number needed to incorporate as a city.
Redmond now encompasses 17.14 square miles and has a population of 54,144 according to the 2011 census.
The Bonfire will be held on Sunday, December 30, 2012 at the City Hall Campus from 5 to 7 pm.
Redmond City Hall is located at 15670 NE 85th Street. Parking is available in the City Hall Parking lot and the Redmond Senior Center Parking Garage, located at 8703 160th Avenue NE.
For more information, visit 100years.redmond.gov or contact Lisa Rhodes at 425-556-2360.

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