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White Birds of Winter at the Northwest Stream Center

  • Written by Woodinville Weekly Staff

The white birds of winter are here! Thousands of trumpeter and tundra swans and snow geese have migrated from Alaska and Canada to feed in the farm fields of Washington. On Thursday, Jan. 29 at 7 p.m., the Trumpeter Swan Society’s Martha Jordan will be presenting a lecture and a spectacular slide show about these magnificent birds at the Adopt A Stream Foundation’s Northwest Stream Center in Snohomish County’s McCollum Park (600 – 128th Street SE, Everett, WA 98208). Registration is required by calling 425-316-8592; $5 for Adopt A Stream Foundation members, $7 for non-members.

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Nonprofit helping disabled kids takes flight

  • Written by Emily Hamann

There are places where kids who are missing limbs can feel accepted, and capable, and normal. For amputees there is a wealth of clinics, camps, clubs and conventions all around the country. Unfortunately, sometimes for these kids and their families, getting there can be most of the battle.

One Bothell woman is looking to change that.

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Compost Quandary: How Can You Divert Your Food Scraps?

  • Written by Emily Hamann

Seattle made headlines this year when, on the first of the year, a new policy went into place making it mandatory for residents to separate food waste from their regular garbage.

On trash day, if garbage collectors suspect there’s too much food in the garbage, bill payers could be hit with a $1 fine per infraction.

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WHS students promote real beauty

  • Written by Briana Gerdeman

Word of Real Beautiful Powerful, an organization started by a Woodinville High School junior, has spread quickly. The organization dedicated to promoting inner beauty and empowering women has recently received requests to visit elementary schools as far away as Anacortes and offers of help from the COOs of companies.

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WHS Theatre presents “Romeo and Juliet”

  • Written by Woodinville Weekly Staff

Woodinville High School Theatre Company is excited to present its upcoming winter play, William Shakespeare’s “Romeo and Juliet.” The show runs Jan. 28-31 at 7 p.m. in the Woodinville High School Theater.

Everyone knows the play — two households, two young lovers…a balcony. So, how do you make a tale that has been told thousands upon thousands of time, and read by every ninth grader for the past century, accessible and engaging to a modern audience? The WHS Theatre Company has adapted the play in such a way to move the action forward at a contemporary pace, reset the show in a stark black and white world, cross-cast several key players, yet has retained the language, structure and spirit of Shakespeare’s tragedy. Come out and see this classic in a new light.

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