Community Events

Northshore Council PTSA to Host Candidate Forum on Oct. 1

  • Written by Woodinville Weekly Staff
Northshore Council PTSA, which is comprised of 31 PTAs at schools throughout the Northshore School District, will host a Candidate Forum for candidates in Legislative Districts 1, 45 and 46. The forum will be held on Monday, October 1st at 7 p.m. at the Northshore School District Administrative Building, 3330 Monte Villa Parkway, Bothell, WA. Meet and greet with the candidates will begin at 6:30 p.m. 
The following candidates have been invited to participate in the forum: For Legislative District 1 State Representative Position 1 Josh Colver and Derek Stanford, Position 2 Debra Blodgett and Shelly Kloba; for Legislative District 45 State Senate Manka Dhingra and Dale Fonk, State Representative Position 1 Michael Curtis and Roger Goodman, Position 2 Amber Krabach and Larry Springer; and for Legislative District 46 State Senate Beth Daranciang and David Frockt, State Representative Position 1 Jeff Patton and Gerry Pollet, and Position 2 Javier Valdez and Jerry Zeiger-Buccola. 
“Hosting this Candidate Forum demonstrates Northshore Council’s commitment to the PTA mission of being a strong advocate for the health, safety, well-being and education of every child.” said Nancy Chamberlain, Northshore PTSA Council Advocacy co-Vice-President. “Our state leaders will be making decisions that affect every family in Northshore. We want to ensure that all voters can make informed choices in November.”
Questions from the public can be submitted by September 28 at r/5VMHBSY
The forum is free and community attendance is encouraged. However, distribution of campaign materials, including the carrying of signs, in the building by candidates, volunteers or members of the public is prohibited. 

Public invited to learn about proposed safety and congestion relief concepts for SR 522 in Maltby

  • Written by Woodinville Weekly Staff
Community members and travelers who use State Route 522 in Maltby are invited to learn about proposed congestion relief and safety designs for the SR 522 Paradise Lake Road Interchange.
The Washington State Department of Transportation is hosting an open house on Tuesday, Oct. 2. Community members can discuss and share feedback with traffic engineers about conceptual design options for the busy SR 522 and Paradise Lake Road intersection. No formal presentation will occur and participants are free to come and go at their leisure.
The Washington State Legislature provided WSDOT with $750,000 in the 2017-2019 transportation budget to study improvements on SR 522, including the Paradise Lake Road interchange. An additional $10 million in design funding, allocated in the 2015 Connecting Washington transportation package, becomes available in 2025.
Open house information
What: SR 522 - Paradise Lake Road Interchange open house
When: 4:30 to 7 p.m., Tuesday, Oct. 2
Where: Maltby Community Club - 8711 206th St. S.E., Snohomish, WA

NUHSA 2018 Human Services Awards - Request for Nominations

  • Written by Woodinville Weekly Staff

The North Urban Human Services Alliance (NUHSA) is seeking nominations for its 2018 Human Services Awards in two categories: Human Services Champion of the Year and Outstanding Human Services Program.

Do you know of an individual, organization or business in North King County (Shoreline, Lake Forest Park, Bothell, Kenmore and Woodinville) that has made a significant contribution to the health and welfare of our community? Have they in some way supported or advocated for strong and accessible health and human services and strengthened our community through their initiative and leadership?

If so, please give the recognition these individuals and organizations deserve!

A nomination form can be found  at

Nominations are due October 15th, 2018.

Nominees and winners will be honored at NUHSA's 2018 Human Services Awards celebration on December 4th, 2018 at 5:30 p.m. in the City of Shoreline Council Chambers. For more information or to RSVP for this community event, email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Monroe Garden Club - Oct 8

  • Written by Woodinville Weekly Staff

The Monroe Garden Club will meet on Monday, October 8th, 12:00 pm at Monroe United Methodist Church, 342 S Lewis Street in Monroe.

Speaker topic:  Permaculture.  Christopher Case talks about the biological, social and technological implementations of permaculture to promote the health and sustainability of all living things. He is ex-military intelligence, Wilderness Awareness School graduate, scientist and photographer.

The public is welcome to attend. Donations for the Sky Valley Food Bank are always welcome. For more information contact president Kris Elledge 425-345-6154, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., or Also follow us on Facebook under Monroe Garden Club.

Sno-Valley Senior Center Masquerade Gala & Auction

  • Written by Woodinville Weekly Staff
Join in the fun, enjoy wonderful entertainment, savor a delicious dinner and bid on exciting items and trips in a live and silent auction, all to benefit our aging neighbors at Sno-Valley Senior Center.
When: Saturday, October 13th, 2018, from 5-9 p.m.
Where: The Club at Snoqualmie Ridge, 36005 SE Ridge St, Snoqualmie, WA 98065 
Reserved seating only.
Savor scrumptious Italian-style food and complimentary beverages while you celebrate with friends, bid on excursions, experiences, gift baskets, gift certificates, art, wine and other unique items. You’ll also enjoy music from a local classical Holland America group!
Price: Early Bird tickets are $75, after September 15th tickets are $90. VIP Tickets available for $125 (VIP parking and seating, swag bag with wine, chocolate and more!)
Purchase tickets online at