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June 20, 2018
Grab Your Sneakers & Raise Your Paws for Charity 
Join us for the 6th annual Bellevue Four on the 4th Dog Jog & Walk – a non-competitive 4k event that benefits Seattle Humane in Bellevue. This family-friendly event will keep dogs active to ease into the holiday, all while supporting our local open-door animal shelter – Seattle Humane in Bellevue. See you and your furry friends there!

Event Details
Wednesday, July 4, 2018
7:30 - 11 a.m.

Ashwood Park
Celebrate the 4th of July at the Biggest Party on the Eastside! 
The fun returns for the 27th year of the Bellevue Family 4th presented by The Bellevue Collection. Enjoy music, family entertainment, food, and awe-inspiring fireworks set to a rousing performance by the Bellevue Youth Symphony Orchestra. Don’t miss out on this FREE, iconic, family-friendly 4th of July celebration!

Event Details
Wednesday, July 4, 2018
2 - 10:30 p.m.

Bellevue Downtown Park
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BDA Study Tour: Join Us in Santa Monica
Registration is now open for this fall’s Study Tour to Santa Monica, California. We invite you to experience and learn from “Silicon Beach,” from Santa Monica to Playa Vista, one of South California’s hottest submarkets. This area is a magnet for creative talent especially in the tech and interactive sectors, and leadership there is pursuing new strategies for place making, destination branding, improved mobility, and dealing with growth and livability issues affecting one of the most desirable cities in North America.
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Committee Update: Land Use & Livability
City staff will unveil the updated development application process. Since last year, the Committee has been working with the City to improve the design review process to help streamline communication. Join us to ask questions and share input.
Event Details:
Thursday, July 19, 2018
Noon to 1:30 p.m.

Bellevue Downtown Association

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Simplified Transit Fare for Metro Routes Coming July 1
Effective July 1, Metro Buses will convert to a single Adult fare of $2.75, anytime, anywhere. 1-Zone/2-Zone fares and peak/off-peak fares will no longer apply. ORCA LIFT, Youth, RRFP, child fares, Access, Seattle Streetcar, and Water Taxi fares will not be affected by this change.

If you ride Community Transit, Pierce Transit, or Sound Transit, please check their websites for specific fare information.  
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BDA June Breakfast: Downtown Commercial Real Estate Market Watch 
Tuesday June 26, 2018 | 7:30 - 9 a.m. | Bellevue Club
Featured Panel of Commercial Real Estate Experts to look at market trends driving Downtown Bellevue real estate decisions. Speakers will explore our current pipeline, the design of things to come, potential zoning changes for East Main and Wilburton, and the expanding Spring District. We look forward to seeing you there. 
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Construction Has Started: Downtown Demonstration Bikeway
Whether or not you're an avid bike rider, you might have noticed some fresh paint on 108th Avenue NE. If you're wondering 'what's happening,' look no further! Starting June 10, the City of Bellevue began installation of a protected bike lane - the Demonstration Bikeway - along 108th Avenue NE. Learn more about this project, and how it will enhance livability and mobility in Downtown Bellevue. 
Family Fun at the Bellevue Strawberry Festival
Enjoy the sweetness of summer at the annual Bellevue Strawberry Festival. Grab the family for a free entry weekend of festival classics, including strawberry shortcake, local vendors, a 'Family Fun Area' and more! Kick off summer with this Bellevue tradition dating back to 1925. 

Event Details
Saturday, June 23, 2018
Sunday, June 24, 2018
Crossroads Park
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Swirl! Sip! Stroll! Bellevue Wine Walk on Main 
Grab some friends and go on a wine tasting adventure of local wineries at Downtown Bellevue merchants on Old Main. Meet the winemakers from 10 local wineries and sip, shop, & stroll down Old Main - the hidden gem of the Eastside. 

Event Details
Thursday, June 28, 2018
Sunday, August 19, 2018
5 - 8 p.m.
Advance Tickets $30/Day of $35
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Welcome to Our Newest BDA Members!
Anna Flora Consulting
Bosa Development
Freiheit Architecture
Kauri Investments, Ltd
Primrose School of West Bellevue
Robert Holmes