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Second Annual Woodinville Turkey Trot and Kids Dash

  • Written by Woodinville Weekly Staff
The Second Annual Woodinville Turkey Trot is just around the corner and you don't want to miss it.  With over 400 runners last year, this race is quickly becoming a holiday tradition in Woodinville.  This fun, flat, fast course is great for the whole family.  This year's event will feature a "free" kids dash before the 5k begins. 
 
New this year, the kids and those in costume will join the Woodinville HS Drum Line in a "micro" Thanksgiving Day Parade, leading the kids to the start line.  Sponsorship slots are still available with 100% of the proceeds going to the Woodinville HS Wrestling Boosters.
 
This year's event will have something for everyone, so grab your family/friends and head to Wilmot Gateway Park in your finest Thanksgiving Day Attire on November 22nd.  Parade starts promptly at 8:50am. 

McMenamins 2nd Annual Washington Distillers Festival

  • Written by Woodinville Weekly Staff
Back by popular demand, McMenamins Anderson School, 18607 Bothell Way NE, Bothell, is bringing 10+ Washington distillers together on November 17, from 4-8 pm, for its second annual Washington Distillers Festival.
 
Spirits-enthusiasts can enjoy an afternoon filled with one-of-a-kind samplings and the opportunity to pick the brains behind the concoctions. To top it off, distillers from McMenamin’s Edgefield and Cornelius Pass Roadhouse will be making the trip out from Oregon to offer up a sampling of spirits to commemorate McMenamins 20th Anniversary of Distilling.
 
Tickets cost $35 and includes ten tasting tokens.
 

26 Years of Giving: Sheraton Grand Seattle’s Gingerbread Village

  • Written by Woodinville Weekly Staff
Seattle’s cherished holiday tradition, Gingerbread Village, makes a highly anticipated return to the Sheraton Grand Seattle, 1400 6th Ave, Seattle, Wash, starting on November 20th through January 1, 2019.
 
Since 1992, the Sheraton’s expert culinary team has partnered with top local architecture firms to design, build and wow the crowds with intricate, larger-than-life gingerbread creations. The unforgettable event keeps more than 200,000 visitors coming back year after year, and is free to the public, although donations to the Northwest Chapter of the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation are accepted and appreciated.
 
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Northshore School District Offers Intelligent Lives Screening November 19

  • Written by Woodinville Weekly Staff
The Northshore School District will host a free community movie screening of “Intelligent Lives” on November 19, from 6:30 – 8:30 p.m. at the Woodinville High School Theater. This screening is an opportunity for the community to come together and better understand the challenges faced by students and families whose lives are touched by intellectual disabilities. This is one in a series of community events as the District continues its commitment to equity and an excellent education for all students in alignment with the 2017-2022 strategic plan. 
 
WHAT:
“Intelligent Lives” movie screening
with discussion to follow
 
WHEN:
Monday, Nov. 19 from 6:30 – 8:30 p.m.
 
WHERE:
Woodinville High School Theater
19819 136th Avenue NE Woodinville, WA 98072
 
From award-winning filmmaker Dan Habib, the movie stars three pioneering young adults with intellectual disabilities – Micah, Naieer and Naomie – who challenge perceptions of intelligence as they navigate high school, college, and the workforce. “Intelligent Lives” challenges what it means to be intelligent and points to a future in which people of all abilities can fully participate in higher education, meaningful employment, and community life.
 
Academy Award-winning actor and narrator, Chris Cooper, contextualizes the lives of these central characters through the emotional personal story of his son Jesse.
This film is appropriate for ages 8 and up.
Seating is limited. For tickets, please register at www.nsd.org/intelligentlives. If for any reason you’re unable to register online, please Communications at 425-408-7631.

Redmond Historical Society Speaker Series

  • Written by Woodinville Weekly Staff
Saturday,November 10, 2018 at 10:30 am
 
Washington at War: The Evergreen State in World War I
 
One-hundred years ago in 1917, the US entered The Great War to fight alongside our European allies. But Washington’s homefront experience began long before the country entered the war, and continued afterward.
 
Led by historian Lorraine McConaghy, the program begins with an illustrated introduction to the war’s themes before offering a “Readers’ Theater”: a script that is read aloud together, allowing participants to speak the history they are discovering. The script includes excerpts from newspapers, diaries, writings, speeches, and correspondence, and is based on extensive research in primary source material focused on the war’s impact on Washington—and how Washington impacted the war.
 
This talk is presented by Humanities Washington and the Washington State Historical Society in commemoration of the 100th anniversary of America’s involvement in World War I.
 
Redmond Historical Society Saturday Speaker Series
Redmond Senior Center
8703 160th Ave NE, Redmond WA 98052
$5 suggested donation for non-members
For details: www.redmondhistoricalsociety.org 

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