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Local residents ride to stop diabetes in Tour de Cure at Chateau Ste. Michelle

  • Written by Woodinville Weekly Staff

The American Diabetes Association is challenging riders of all ages and abilities to take part in the annual Tour de Cure®, a cycling event on May 10 at Chateau Ste. Michelle to raise funds and change the future of diabetes. The Tour de Cure features 10, 25, 40, 70 and 100 mile routes supported by well-equipped rest stops. Day-of event festivities at Chateau Ste. Michelle will include live music, food trucks and a vendor village.

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Museum recreates Gold Creek Park in its heyday

  • Written by Woodinville Weekly Staff

The Woodinville Heritage Museum will highlight Gold Creek Park of the 1960s with historic photos, archival video and prominent panelists who once were park lifeguards, train engineers and cavalry riders. The free, one-hour program takes place Saturday, May 17, at 10 a.m., at the Sammamish Valley Grange hall, on 148th Avenue NE, just north of the Old Hollywood Schoolhouse.

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Woodinville Montessori School welcomes students from Thailand

  • Written by Woodinville Weekly Staff

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There was a lot of excitement as the upper elementary (4th – 6th grade) and junior high (7th – 9th grade) Woodinville Montessori School students warmly welcomed their guests visiting for a three-week immersion from Thailand as part of a new exchange program initiative.

Eleven children accompanied by their group leader arrived in Seattle on the evening of April 20.

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Local author writes international thriller based on real events

  • Written by Briana Gerdeman

BradyW. Mace Brady signs copies of “Supreme Truth,” a novel based on actual events that draws on his experience in the Army Reserves, at a book signing at Starbucks last month. (Photo courtesy of Rick Chatterton)

A Woodinville man, who’s had careers in teaching and in the Army, has combined his interests in security, writing and making history come alive to write a fiction book, “Supreme Truth.”

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Sammamish Valley celebrates spring on Mother’s Day

  • Written by Woodinville Weekly Staff

Come to the Sammamish Valley to celebrate spring on Mother’s Day weekend, May 10 and 11. Enjoy the beautiful Sammamish Valley in springtime, the start of the growing season. Fill your spring garden with local plant starts, including tomatoes and other vegetables, herbs and lavenders all chosen by local farmers to succeed in our area. Visit Washington state’s original CSA farm and learn how you can be a member. Tour the farms and talk with farmers about growing successfully in your garden. Attend a class or watch a demonstration. Check out local artists. There will be something for everyone, moms included.

The participating farms and businesses are Apple Farm Village, Dr. Maze’s Farm, Minea Farm, Root Connection Farm and Woodinville Lavender. Each farm will have its own schedule of events during the valley celebration. Visit www.SammamishValley.org for more information on the events at each valley stop.