Community Events

Washington Trust for Historic Preservation’s annual fundraiser is Sept. 18

  • Written by Valley View Staff

The Washington Trust for Historic Preservation – a non-profit that advocates for and helps support the preservation of historic places in Washington state –will host its annual fundraiser Vintage Washington on Friday, Sept. 18, 5:30-8:30 p.m., at the historic Stimson-Green Mansion on First Hill in Seattle.  

The event will include spirits tastings from two distilleries. Copperworks Distilling Company will offer tastings of premium vodka and gin and their refreshing signature cocktail created for the event: the Stimson Mule, a twist on the Moscow Mule. Westland Distillery will offer tastings of their fine whiskeys as well as Manhattan cocktails.The party will feature a specially designed menu created for the event by the new exclusive caterer at the Stimson-Green Mansion: Kaspars Special Events & Catering. Guests will also enjoy live music and great company in the unrivaled splendor of the Stimson-Green Mansion.

 Tickets are $75 and available at:

Sno-Valley Senior Center annual dinner and auction benefit

  • Written by Valley View Staff

Join in the fun, 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 17th, 2015, from 5 to 9 p.m.
Where: Blue Heron Bar and Grill, 1810 W Snoqualmie River Road, Carnation, WA 98014
Reserved seating only. 
Price: Early Bird tickets are $55, after September 30th tickets are $65
Purchase tickets online at

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Northshore Senior Center offers lifelong learning classes

  • Written by Woodinville Weekly Staff

The Northshore Senior Center in Bothell will host the following lifelong learning classes this fall:

Tell Your Own Story. Your life story is one of the most important gifts you can pass on to your family and friends. In this workshop, you will learn how to find the key points in your life and write a memoir you can share with others. You will gain invaluable insights into your own life. Join us at Northshore as we record and share these remarkable stories. Instructor: Gloria Campbell. $75 member/$150 nonmember. Wednesdays, 10:30 a.m. - 12 p.m., Oct. 7 - Dec. 1 (no class Nov. 11.)

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Wastemobile household hazardous waste collection comes to Bothell

  • Written by Woodinville Weekly Staff

All King County residents can safely dispose of old car batteries, oil, paint thinner and many other household hazardous items at no cost when the Wastemobile makes a stop in Bothell, Sept. 18-20.

The Wastemobile will be in the parking lot of the Seattle Times building, 19200 120th Ave. NE, Bothell, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. each day.

Residents can drop off household hazardous waste items including pesticides, oil-based paints, automotive products (oil, antifreeze, lamps, etc.), fluorescent bulbs/tubes and other items without a charge.

The service is pre-paid through garbage and sewer utility fees.

Fifth annual Skagit Valley Giant Pumpkin Festival

  • Written by Woodinville Weekly Staff

Come be amazed at the big-bellied, absurdly misshapen pumpkins that will be lined up at Christianson’s Nursery for a weigh-off at the fifth annual Skagit Valley Giant Pumpkin Festival on Saturday, Sept. 26 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

$1,000 goes for the biggest pumpkin, and cash prizes will be awarded to each of the next nine top pumpkins. The Great Pumpkin Commonwealth’s Howard Dill Award will be given to the “Prettiest Pumpkin,” voted by the public’s choice.

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