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Used books support literacy at Woodinville Library

  • Written by Woodinville Weekly Staff

Do you have gently used books at home that you could donate to support the activities of Woodinville Library? Friends of the Woodinville Library sells these used books in the lobby of the library, and the proceeds provide extra funding for programs that serve area children and families. Library patrons can purchase great reads in fiction and nonfiction for $1 or less, including current bestsellers, classic fiction and nonfiction of every type. Children’s books, at 50 cents and less, are always in great demand and fly off the shelves.

In 2013 FWL’s used book revenues paid for the library anniversary celebration, supplies for the children’s Story Times at the library, plus many of the summer programs for children and their families, concerts, college planning workshops, teen writers’ workshops and adult programs.

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First ever ticketed rock concert at Willis Tucker Park in Snohomish

  • Written by Woodinville Weekly Staff

Catch the sizzling sounds of summer on a hot August night at the Willis Tucker Park Amphitheater. The gates open at 4:30 p.m. on August 23 and the show starts at 6 p.m. And what a show! Rock & Roll Hall-of-Famer Michael Shrieve, and his all-star band Spellbinder, headlines. Shrieve is the original drummer for Santana, and his group’s current style reflects that illustrious past, featuring spicy latin-inspired jazz rhythms and rock riffs. Local favorite WingsNThings will kick things off, rollicking with the music of Paul McCartney, including classic hits from The Beatles and Wings.

In addition to the music, there will be specialty food and craft vendors and a beer and wine garden. Ten percent of tickets sales are donated to the Snohomish County Park Scholarship Fund, and 100 percent of proceeds from the beer and wine garden will benefit the local chapter of the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society.

Find more information at willistuckerparklive.com or contact Debbie Carlson Gould, event co-producer, at 425-398-9213 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..">This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Kindering inclusive preschool now open in Bothell

  • Written by Woodinville Weekly Staff

Toddlers now have a unique opportunity to participate in an integrated early childhood program in Bothell. Kindering, with a mission to embrace children of all abilities, is perhaps best known for over 50 years’ experience providing impactful interventions to infants and children with special needs. However Kindering’s Stepping Stones Preschool offers a chance for toddlers of all abilities to participate in a program designed to enhance learning and socialization. Children ages 22 months to 3.5 years have a remarkable opportunity to engage with highly educated staff while having fun and becoming familiar with preschool routines. Each classroom boasts a lead teacher, two teaching assistants, a speech/language pathologist and a physical or occupational therapist, and only 14 students.

The integrated preschool program design offers children the opportunity to learn and play with age-appropriate peers with and without developmental challenges. Having a variety of therapists in the classroom is a benefit to all students. A monthly tuition fee applies; however, Kindering offers a sliding fee scale, as well as financial assistance based on need. For more information, contact Lauri Stoll at 425-747-4004 ext 4953.

Ten to be inducted to Northshore Wall of Honor

  • Written by Woodinville Weekly Staff

Ten Northshore School District alumni, former staff or board members will be inducted to the Northshore School District Wall of Honor for 2014 and recognized at a special ceremony Aug. 14, 6 p.m., Pop Keeney Stadium, 9809 NE 188th, Bothell. The public is welcome to attend.

Since its inception in 2010, the Wall of Honor has recognized the outstanding achievements of over 60 Northshore alumni, retirees or volunteers who have made significant contributions to our community, state, nation or world.

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