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City Hall closed on Independence Day

The City of Bellevue wishes you a joyful and safe Independence Day. City Hall and most other city facilities will be closed on Thursday. We will be back in business on Friday.

Cultural Conversations: ‘The Tangled Politics of Hair’

At the next Cultural Conversations on Tuesday, April 23, participants will be invited to explore beauty, bias and belonging through the topic of hair. Co-sponsored by the King County Library System and Humanities Washington, “The Tangled Politics of Hair: Why What’s on Your Head Matters to Society…

‘All in for Autism’ 5K/10K runs downtown April 28

Bellevue’s annual “All in for Autism” 10K and 5K runs will be the morning of Sunday, April 28, necessitating closure of some downtown streets. Proceeds go to Bellevue’s Kindering, the Special Olympics and the city’s Youth Camp Scholarship fund. The event, hosted by the Bellevue Breakfast Rotary…

Bellevue celebrates Arbor Day-Earth Day

A record 450 volunteers are expected to plant trees and shrubs at Bellevue’s annual Arbor Day-Earth Day on Saturday, April 20. A family celebration featuring ecology demonstrations will be 11 a.m.-1:30 p.m. at Lewis Creek Park, 5808 Lakemont Blvd. SE. The event will mark the city’s 28th year of…
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Learn how to apply for permits online

As the city takes the final step to 100 percent paperless permitting, it is offering a workshop to guide residents and contractors on how to use the online permitting services available on Development Services is hosting the free workshop on Wednesday, April 24, 11 a.m.-12:…

NE Eighth lane closures for pipe installation

Lanes on Northeast Eighth Street near 132nd Avenue will be closed for two to three weeks starting April 22, so the city can replace a sewer pipe under the street. Last year the city replaced the failing Kelsey Creek culvert under Northeast Eighth Street. The eight-inch sewer pipe installed as…