Coming This Month

Holiday Party Celebration

 

Holiday Party Celebration—December 7, 2018
Join us starting at 6:30 PM

It's time to celebrate another outstanding RASPian year with a party. Join us for a night of gaity, games, and glitter.

Bring a snack and a guest. We'll bring the rest.


Laura Lee Bennett

December 28, 2018—Laura Lee Bennett (poetry and fiction)

Laura Lee Bennett received her MFA in creative writing from the University of Oregon in 1982. In the 1990s, she discovered Red Sky Poetry Theatre in Seattle, and was embraced by that community. Today she actively supports written and spoken arts in her Eastside community, including past service as president of the Redmond Association of Spokenword (RASP). Snake Medicine (First Step) is Laura Lee's first chapbook.

MC—Pamela Denchfield



Redmond Heights Senior Center

New location—Redmond Heights Senior Living

The address is 7950 Willows Rd, Redmond, WA 98052, at the intersection of Redmond Way and Willows Road. From downtown Redmond—turn right from Redmond Way almost immediately after you cross the bridge over the slough and then drive until you see the building with the large columns in front. From Kirkland—turn left onto Willows Road and go about a quarter mile. Then turn right into the driveway and head to the columns. Plenty of free parking. For directions and Google map, click here, or look at the Redmond Heights website.



Featured readers for 2019

Melanie Noel

January 25, 2019—Melanie Noel (Redmond poet laureate)
Signup starts at 6:30 PM; reading/open mic starts at 7:00 PM

Melanie Noel is the author of The Monarchs (Stockport Flats, 2013), a book of poems, and the forthcoming chapbook A Ringing. She is honored to serve as Redmond’s poet laureate for 2018–2020. Her website is www.melanienoel.com.

This reading will also feature "Imagination and the Senses," a group reading of poems by residents from Redmond Heights Senior Living taking writing workshops offered by Melanie Noel.

MC—Michael Dylan Welch


February 22, 2019—Gloria Burgess (new children's book is Pass It On)
Signup starts at 6:30 PM; reading/open mic starts at 7:00 PM

MC—Rose Gamble


March 29, 2019—BookClub Seattle (short stories): Helen Harris, Doris Jean Hill, and Jackie Roberts
Signup starts at 6:30 PM; reading/open mic starts at 7:00 PM

MC—Emily Dietrich


April 26, 2019—TBA

MC—TBA


May 31, 2018—Joan D. Stamm (memoir)
Signup starts at 6:30 PM; reading/open mic starts at 7:00 PM

MC—Michael Dylan Welch