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Gardening can be an expression of one’s life philosophy

  • Written by Woodinville Weekly Staff

The Woodinville Garden Club Tour of Gardens celebrates its 15th year on Saturday, July 19, with five private gardens of distinction, including four that are owned by members of the club.

These homeowners include both charter members and a first year member. All of them are sharing their gardens to benefit the many projects of the club, including beautification projects for Woodinville, scholarships for students of horticulture, design and environmental science, and support for nurturing community projects. The garden of one of our first year members tells a tale of late-blooming romance blossoming into a beautiful blend of art and gardening in the woods of eastern Woodinville.

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Duvall artist returns to SandBlast

  • Written by Woodinville Weekly Staff

The annual “image” for July’s Duvall SandBlast formulates in the creative mind of the festival’s visual arts director, Duvall resident Dan Cautrell.

River, Sand and Soul is this year’s theme for the SandBlast Festival of the Arts, presented by Duvall Foundation for the Arts. Over the weekend of July 19 and 20 you will find the fine arts, music and sand sculpting event along the shores of the historic and beautiful Snoqualmie River at McCormick Park in Duvall.

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Nonprofit for veterans pairs emotional growth with agricultural growth

  • Written by Briana Gerdeman

“It’s nice to be able to plant something in the ground that will explode into life rather than into destruction,” a veteran told Chris Brown.

Brown, a native of Woodinville, is the founder of Growing Veterans, an organization that helps military veterans readjust to civilian life and promotes sustainable agriculture. Growing Veterans is based in Whatcom County, but began partnering with Woodinville’s 21 Acres this spring.

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Timbercrest students develop winning mobile apps for Youth Apps Challenge

  • Written by Shannon Michael

Two teams of ninth grade students in Josh Caldwell’s computer science class at Timbercrest Junior High won recognition for the mobile apps they developed and entered in the inaugural Technology Alliance Youth Apps Challenge.

The event for Western Washington schools was held June 4 at the University of Washington Paul Allen Center for Computer Science and Engineering. Open to middle and high school students, a team of software developers from the Ada Developers Academy judged entries, with finalists making a one-minute elevator pitch presentation in front of guests, UW CSE staff, industry professionals and other students.

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Duvall SandBlast welcomes back Kali Bradford

  • Written by Woodinville Weekly Staff

River, Sand and Soul is this year’s theme for the annual Duvall SandBlast Festival of the Arts, presented by Duvall Foundation for the Arts. Over the weekend of July 19 and 20 you will find the fine arts, music and sand sculpting event along the shores of the historic and beautiful Snoqualmie River at McCormick Park in Duvall.

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