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Tweety and the Tom-Cats at Alexa’s Cafe Dec. 28

  • Written by Woodinville Weekly Staff

Tweety and the Tom-Cats will play at Alexa’s Cafe, December 28 at 7 p.m."

Our own local George Michael and his trio play this weekend at the cafe. Gina "Tweety" Holloway’s voice is rich and dynamic; when she bites into a song you can taste all the flavor.

George Michael vamps on everything from Van Morrison to Van Halen with both guitar and vocals.

Tom Austin mixes rhythmic stability with harmonic blend on his four- and five-stringed basses to balance the low end of the Tom-Cats.

Alexa’s Cafe is located at 10115 Main Street in Bothell. Music starts at 7 p.m.

Call (425)-402-1754 for reservations.

The Teri Derr Band to play at Alexa’s Café December 21

  • Written by Woodinville Weekly Staff

Alexa’s Café is thrilled to have Teri Derr and her trio play at the café on Saturday, December 21st. The Seattle native has actively involved herself in music since she was in high school. She’s worked with a variety of bands performing R&B, jazz, gospel and many more. Teri is joined by Mark Bushbeck from "Miles from Chicago" and John Hanford from "Wailers." Alexa’s Café is located at 10115 Main Street in Bothell. Music starts at 7 p.m. Call (425) 402-1754 for reservations.

Holiday food drive to help homeless dogs and cats

  • Written by Woodinville Weekly Staff

Through December 31, 2013, Homeward Pet Adoption Center (HPAC) is joining forces with Doggy Haven Resort to help feed homeless cats and dogs in our community.

Simply drop off your generous dog or cat food donation at any of the supporting stores listed below or bring your food donation to Homeward Pet Adoption Center (13132 NE 177th Place in Woodinville) or Doggy Haven Resort (5303 West Interurban Blvd. in Bothell).

All donations will be distributed to those in need through local outreach programs and area food banks.

Feel free to contact Homeward Pet Adoption Center with questions about area food bank distribution dates and times.  

• Doggy Haven Resort – Bothell

• Denny’s Pet World – Kirkland

• De Young’s Farm & Garden – Woodinville

• Dooley’s Dog House – Kirkland

• Dmarie’s Doggie Boutique – Edmonds

• Mud Bay locations in Canyon Park, University Village, Mill Creek, Lynnwood, Redmond, West Seattle

• Pet Pros locations in Bothell, Mill Creek, Monroe, Mukilteo, Redmond

• Petco – Redmond

• Unity Center of Peace – Woodinville

• The Pet Stops Here – Bellevue

• Pet Adventure – Mountlake Terrace

• VCA Lynnwood Veterinary Clinic – Lynnwood

• Walgreens – Bothell (Thrashers Corner), Woodinville

For more information , visit www.homewardpet.org.

Leota Youth Theatre presents ‘Law and Order: Nursery Rhyme Unit’

  • Written by Woodinville Weekly Staff

Leota Humpty DumptyCourtesy Photo. Leota Junior High School Youth Theatre takes a break from rehearsal to ham it up for the camera. Don’t miss this must-see performance. After the body of Humpty Dumpty is found at the bottom of the wall, NRU detectives scramble to solve the mystery of his death. Will they catch the killer, or will their case crack up?

To find out, get your ticket at the Leota Junior High School main office for $5.

Opening curtain is 7 p.m. on Dec. 12 and 13.

This show is chock-full of laughs and is great for all ages. Be sure to get your tickets soon as space is limited. Come out and support your local public schools drama program. 

This presentation is produced by special arrangement with Pioneer Drama Service, Inc., Englewood, Colorado.

Woodinville Concert Band to present Holiday Classic

  • Written by Woodinville Weekly Staff

The Woodinville Concert Band will present Holiday Classic Saturday, Dec. 21, at 7 p.m. at the Redmond Performing Arts Center (17272 NE 104th St. in Redmond).

Directed by Leah Weitzsacker, the event will feature holiday music, raffles and baked goods. 

Raffle prizes will include Seattle Symphony, Pacific Science Center and Woodland Park Zoo tickets, as well as gift baskets and restaurant gift cards.

Admission is free.

More information on the group can be found at www.woodinvilleband.org, and a Facebook event is here: https://www.facebook.com/events/545493095545307/.