Holiday photos included above by Shubha Tirumale & Julie Clegg

Ongoing Events

Issaquah Highlands Club Inclusive Personal Hygiene Drive

Club Inclusive’s Personal Hygiene Drive

Date: Thursday, November 1 – Wednesday, December 12
Time: 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM (Monday – Friday)
Location: Blakely Hall, 2550 NE Park Drive, Issaquah

Benefiting Tent City. Items of most need include: toothpaste & toothbrushes, deodorant (travel size), hair brushes/combs/picks, soap, shampoo, hair products, razors, tissues, nail clippers, tweezers, chapstick, winter hats/gloves/scarves (new or gently used). Please drop off at Blakely Hall. Join us at Blakely Hall on December 13 to assemble care packages for the homeless at Tent City. All are welcome!

IHCA Issaquah Highlands Food Drive

IHCA Annual Collection Drive for the Food & Clothing Bank

Date: Thursday, November 1 – Thursday, December 13
Time: 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM (Monday – Friday)
Location: IHCA Offices, 1011 N.E. High Street Suite 210, Issaquah

Please drop off items in the box located in the IHCA lobby. See flyer for details >

December 5

Hooping Chanukah

A Hooping Chanukah Party! with Chabad of the Central Cascades

Date: Wednesday, December 5
Time: 6:30pm
Location: Grand Ridge Elementary, 1739 NE Park Dr, Issaquah

Featuring: The very first Hula Hoop Menorah in the PNW! Interactive Chanukah Hoop Show by Hoopsmiles. Yachdav Chanukah Choir and Show. Chanukah Activities by our Youth Leadership Club. Latkeh Bar and Chanukah Treats. Music, Dancing, and more! Click here for more details >

December 6

Swedish Issaquah Holiday Craft Market

Swedish Holiday Craft Fair

Date: Thursday, December 6
Time: 9:00am – 3:00pm
Location: Swedish Issaquah, 751 NE Blakely Drive, Issaquah

Shop for holiday treats and gifts at the annual craft fair hosted by Swedish caregivers, volunteers and their family members. Enjoy a story or craft with your children and get a picture taken with Santa. Click here for more details >

Hounds of Music at Grand Ridge Plaza

Hounds of Music A Cappella at Grand Ridge Plaza

Date: Thursday, December 6
Time: 5:00pm
Location: Grand Ridge Plaza

Grand Ridge Plaza welcomes the University of Washington Hounds of Music A Cappella group for two festive performances. The co-ed a cappella group will tour Grand Ridge Plaza, bringing exciting harmonies and the magic of holiday songs to the community. Click here for more details >

December 7

Swedish Issaquah Holiday Craft Market

Swedish Holiday Craft Fair

Date: Friday, December 7
Time: 9:00am – 3:00pm
Location:
Swedish Issaquah, 751 NE Blakely Drive, Issaquah

Shop for holiday treats and gifts at the annual craft fair hosted by Swedish caregivers, volunteers and their family members. Enjoy a story or craft with your children and get a picture taken with Santa. Click here for more details >

Parents Night Out Issaquah Highlands

Parents Night Out — SOLD OUT!

Date: Friday, December 7
Time: 6:00pm – 9:00pm
Location: Blakely Hall, 2550 NE Park Drive, Issaquah

Do you need a date night, time to finish shopping or wrap gifts, or maybe just 3 hours to yourself so you can soak in a hot bath and binge watch holiday movies on Netflix without interruption? Send your kiddos to Blakely Hall in their pajamas (pillows optional) for a supervised fun night of games, snacks, crafts and holiday movies. $10/child. Must be pre-registered to attend! Get more information and complete registration form >

Sponsored by Highlands Council and the Highlands Youth Advisory Board.

December 8

Santa Photos Grand Ridge Plaza

Free Photos with Santa at Pinkabella Cupcakes

Date: Saturday, December 8
Time: 11:00am – 2:00pm
Location: Pinkabella Cupcakes, 936 NE Park Dr #100, Issaquah

Visit Santa and take photos at the Grand Ridge Plaza PinkaBella Cupcakes shop on December 8 and 15 from 11 am to 2 pm. Free event! Our professional photographer will provide complimentary services to help you capture the magic. Each family receives a free digital photo or a printed 4 x 6. To support neighbors in need this holiday season, we invite you to donate a non-perishable food item to donate to Issaquah Food & Clothing Bank. Our elves will be on-hand at PinkaBella to accept food donations. Click here for more details >

Santa and EFR Reindeer Truck Tours Highlands

Date: Saturday, December 8
Time: 5:00pm – 9:00pm
Location: See map at link

Eastside Fire and Rescue (EFR) reindeer engine and Santa will be driving around Issaquah Highlands on Saturday, December 8 starting around 5pm. They will be greeting all the boys and girls and collecting unwrapped toys for the Hopelink toy drive. Meet them at Blakely Hall around 6:30 to 7pm. Or watch them to come by your house if you live on the route in pink below. They will finish by 9pm. Click here for more details.

December 12

Travel Night German Christmas

Travel Night presents “Christmas in Germany”

Date: Wednesday, December 12
Time: 7:00pm – 9:00pm
Location: Blakely Hall

Join us for this free event! Taste German foods and beverages while socializing with other travelers. Feel free to bring your favorite food and/or beverage to share! Click here for more details >

December 13

Hounds of Music at Grand Ridge Plaza

Hounds of Music A Cappella at Grand Ridge Plaza

Date: Thursday, December 13
Time: 5:00pm
Location: Grand Ridge Plaza

Grand Ridge Plaza welcomes the University of Washington Hounds of Music A Cappella group for two festive performances. The co-ed a cappella group will tour Grand Ridge Plaza, bringing exciting harmonies and the magic of holiday songs to the community. Click here for more details >

Club Inclusive December Holidays

“Orchestra and Giving Back” Club Inclusive December Meet-Up

Date: Thursday, December 13
Time: 6:00pm – 8:00pm
Location: Blakely Hall, 2550 NE Park Drive, Issaquah

We will have a visit of an orchestra! And we will be making care packages for the homeless. Please help us collect personal hygiene products, such as toothpaste, toothbrushes, soap, shampoo, etc. Click here for more details >

December 15

Santa Photos Grand Ridge Plaza

Free Photos with Santa at Pinkabella Cupcakes

Date: Saturday, December 15
Time: 11:00am – 2:00pm
Location: Pinkabella Cupcakes, 936 NE Park Dr #100, Issaquah

Visit Santa and take photos at the Grand Ridge Plaza PinkaBella Cupcakes shop on December 8 and 15 from 11 am to 2 pm. Free event! Our professional photographer will provide complimentary services to help you capture the magic. Each family receives a free digital photo or a printed 4 x 6. To support neighbors in need this holiday season, we invite you to donate a non-perishable food item to donate to Issaquah Food & Clothing Bank. Our elves will be on-hand at PinkaBella to accept food donations. Click here for more details >

December 16

Civilized Nature Pet Crafts

Crafty Paws: Build Your Own Pet Stocking

Date: Sunday, December 16
Time: 10:00am – 6:00pm
Location: Civilized Nature, 1527 Highlands Dr NE #110, Issaquah

Craft event in store with a visit from Mrs. Claus.

December 23

Missiongathering Issaquah Christmas

Christmas Eve Eve Service with Missiongathering

Date: Sunday, December 23
Time: 6:30pm
Location: Blakely Hall, 2550 NE Park Drive, Issaquah

Celebrate the holidays with Missiongathering Issaquah Christian Church. Check website for more information >

December 24

Issaquah Highlands Holiday Office Closures:

Highlands Council, Blakely Hall, IHCA, and HFN offices are closed Monday, December 24 and Tuesday, December 25 for the Christmas holiday. Check the website calendar for additional closures and cancellations. Have a happy and safe Christmas!

SummitLife Christmas Eve 2018

Christmas Eve Service with Summit LIFE Church

Date: Monday, December 24
Time: 5:00pm
Location: Blakely Hall, 2550 NE Park Drive, Issaquah

For more information, visit the Summit Life Church website >