CALENDAR ANNOUNCEMENT DEADLINE IS 12 NOON THURSDAY.
Sammamish Valley Grange, Jan. 3, 7:30pm, 140th NE at Hollywood: 483-2693.
Edmonds Music Teachers' Assn., Jan. 9, 9:30am, Mills Music, Main St., Bothell: 743-5054.
Woodinville Lions, Jan. 9, 7pm, 168th NE near Leota: 483-2693.
Northshore School Board, Jan. 9, 3:30 p.m., Ricketts, Bothell: 489-6000.
First Legislative District Democrats, Jan. 8, 7:30pm: 821-2015.
Woodinville Country Garden Club, Jan. 10, 9:30am-noon: 788-3608.
Community Council for Cottage Lake Park, Jan. 3, 7pm, Woodinville Water District: 788-3635.
DAR, Cascade Chapter, Jan. 10, 10:30am, West Coast Bellevue Hotel, noon lunch, bring non-perishable donations, visitors welcome: 823-9053.
Sno-Isle Genealogical Society, Jan. 3, 7:30pm, Martha Lake Community Club: 778-2792.
Professional Nurses, Jan. 8, 7:30pm, Evergreen Hospital: 885-3196.
Woodinville Fire Commissioners: Jan. 22, 5:30pm, 19900 144th Ave. NE.
Diamonds in the Rough Toastmasters Club, Thurs. 7-8:30pm, Seattle Times Production Bldg., Bothell: 364-3174, evenings.
Woodinville Kiwanis, Thursdays, 11:30am to 12:30pm, Las Margaritas: 483-6466.
Woodinville Lions, 2nd & 4th Tuesdays, 7pm: 483-2693.
Woodinville Rotary, Columbia Winery, Tuesdays, 7am: 487-2679.
Woodinville City Council, Mondays, 7 pm: 489-2700.
Visiting Nurse Services Hospice team volunteers: 548-2402.
Babysitters Club, age 11-16, Jan. 13, 9am-3pm, Evergreen Hospital. Child care training; $30: 899-3000.
Children's Home Society: N. Seattle Parent/Child Support Group, Mon. 6:30- 8pm, Free; Parent-Child Activity Time, Tues., 10am-noon, Free; American Sign Language Play Time, 3rd Fri., 9:30-11am, Free; Northend Young Parent Support Group, Tues., 3:15-5:15pm, Free; Solo Parent Peer Support Group, 2nd & 4th Thurs., 6:30-8:30pm, Free; English as a Second Language, Tues & Thurs., 12:30- 3pm, Free: 364-7930.
The ABCs of Adoption by Resolve of Wash. State, Jan. 8, 7pm, St. Stephen's Episcopal Church, Seattle: 524-7257.
Friends of Youth winter classes for parents of adolescents, early childhood and teenagers: 392-6367.
CHURCH, RELIGIOUS EVENTS
Vajralama Buddhist Classes: The Path to Enlightment, Heroes & Heroines: giving happiness to others, Jan. 9, 7:30pm, Stonehouse Bookstore, Redmond: 860-1975.
CLASSES, SEMINARS, WORKSHOPS
Beginning dog obedience & puppy kindergarten classes, Humane Society, begin in January, for dogs 10 wks.+: 641-0080.
Center for Couples & Family Healing seminars, International Hotel in Lynnwood, pkg. discounts available: 889-0832.
Bellevue CC classes: Acting for non-actors, a non-traditional approach to becoming a confident communicator; Flagger training: 641-2263.
Eastside Mental Health: Couples communication, depression, panic clinic for scared speakers, myths & realities of the stepfamily; preregister: 889-7127 or 889-7129.
Washington Software Assn., Jan. 23, Stouffer Madison Hotel, Seattle. Meeting and dinner: 889-8880.
Home-based Business Roundtable, Jan. 11, noon-1:30pm, Community Center, Mercer Island: 232-3404.
RECREATION, OUTDOOR ACTIVITIES
Woodinville Lions Club Pinochle, Jan. 9, (2nd & 4th Fri.) 1pm, 19008 168th NE, just north of Mack's corner: 483-2693.
Beginning cross-country ski school by Redmond Parks and REI, ages 12-adult: 556-2300.
ABCs of Safe Snow Skiing, Jan. 16, 6:30- 8:30pm, Evergreen Hospital. With sports medicine specialists; free: 899-3000.
Stretch & Relax class, N. Kirkland Community Center, Wed. & Fri: 828-1105.
Rescuing Greyhounds from Racetracks, PAWS meeting, Jan. 4, 7pm, 144 NE 54th, Seattle: 787-2500, x.812.
FAF the Techno-Dragon at Pacific Science Center, through Jan. 15, free with paid admission to center: 443-2001.
Museum of Flight events: The Next Generation 737, Jan. 11, 8pm; Scale Model Show, Jan 20, 10am-5pm; Flightfest 95: Wings of Freedom, Jan. 20, 2pm; From the Archives: HIstoric Airliner Films, Jan. 27-28, 10am-5pm: 764-5703.
The Seattle Wedding Show, Jan. 6-7, 10:30am-5:30pm, Washington State Convention & Trade Center, $8: 744-6509 or (800) 505-5900.
Martin Luther King Jr. celebration, Jan. 11 & 12, 6pm, Crossroads Community Center's Youth Theatre, Bellevue: 4453-4874.
Barnes & Noble Crossroads: Storytelling magic, Jan. 6, 11-11:30am; Unstick your priorities for greater productivity, with Richard Konieczka, Jan. 11, 7pm; 644-1650.
East Shore Reader's Theatre presents Original Radio Drama by Jim French & Original Radio Comedy by Tony Aries, Jan. 5, 7:30pm, East Shore Unitarian Church, 12700 SE 32nd St., Bellevue. Directed by Pat French, Director of "KIRO Mystery Playhouse." (206) 747-3780.
Sno-King international folk dance winter classes, begin Jan. 10: 360-668-5656.
Argentine tango lessons, Mondays, Jan. 8-Mar. 20, Puget Sound Yacht Club; workshops, Jan. 7-Mar. 25; Sunday tango soiree, 6:30-10pm, both at Greenwood Masonic Temple: 784-3010.
Seattle Girls' Choir, Jan. 20, last chance until late spring, make appointment: 526-1900 or 1-800-924-0652.
Rodgers & Hammerstein's "Cinderella," Pine Nut Players, Monroe, Jan. 8-9, 7:30pm, adults and kids aged 11-16: (360) 794-7101.
Bellevue Eastside Youth Symphonies, Jan. 6 & 8, Highland Covenant Church, Bellevue, a need for string, brass, and double reed players: 821-9880.
Kid Biz; auditions for kids commercials, film, modeling, catalogs: 455-8800.
Living Well with Cancer, UW Medical Ctr., free, Jan. 10, 4pm: 548-4218.
Al-Anon meetings: 625-0000.
Parents, families, friends of lesbians & gays, support of children of gay & lesbian parents, also for spouses, Jan.18, 7:30pm, First United Methodist Church, Bellevue: 325-7724.
Bereavement Series, 6 weeks, begins Jan.9, 12:30-2:20pm, Evergreen Hospice: 899-1077.
Bone Loss Study: The University of Washington Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology is seeking healthy women, ages 45-60, for an 18-week study of the effects of calcium on bone loss. Volunteers should be one to three years post-menopausal and not have received hormone replacement during the past year. Procedures will include urine samples, blood draws, and measurement of bone density. Contact Gretchen Davis, research coordinator, 685-1855.