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Calendar announcement deadline is 12 noon Thursday.


   DAR, David Douglas Chapter, Apr. 25, 1pm, Redmond Senior Ctr.: 821-7966.
   WAM (Woodinville's Associated Merchants) Apr. 25, 7:45-9:15am, Las Margaritas: 481-3302.
   Sammamish Valley Grange, May 1, 7:30pm, 140th NE at Hollywood: 483-2693.
   Kirkland Kiwanis, Wed. noon, Roaster, 111 Central Way, lunch, $7.50: 827-8277.
   Northshore Kiwanis, Wednesdays, 7am, Alexa's on Main: 486-4966.
   Woodinville Kiwanis, Thursdays, 11:30am to 12:30pm, Las Margaritas: 483-6466.
   Woodinville Rotary, Columbia Winery, Tuesdays, 7am: 487-2679.
   Woodinville City Council, Mondays, 7 pm: 489-2700.

Volunteers Needed

   Relay for Life, fundraiser for Cancer Society: 869-5588, x. 116.
   Northshore Chamber of Commerce: 486-1245.
   Community/School SUCCESS Program, for application: 455-6026.
   Cougar Mtn. Zoological Park, open house for volunteers, Apr. 27, 10am-noon: 392-6278.
   Seattle International Children's Festival, May 13-18: 206-684-7338.
   Folklife Festival, May 15-June 2, Seattle Center: 684-0990.


   Spring Boutique, May 2-4, Hollywood Schoolhouse, Woodinville, free admission.


   Strengthening Your Stepfamily, Apr. 29, Mon. for 6 weeks: 392-6367.
   Second Time Around, 3rd Wed. of each month, Feb.-June, 10:00am-12:00pm, North Seattle Family Center: 364-7930.
   Learn about Providence Hospital's Childbirth Center, Sunday Afternoon Teas, 2nd & 4th Sun. of month, 4pm, hospital auditorium, Free, pre-reg: 554-7768.
   Support Group for Parents of Substance Abusing Youth, 2nd/4th Wed, 7-9 pm, Overlake Hospital. Free: 688-5259.
   Parents of Children with Attention Deficit Hyperactive Disorder, 1st Tues. 7:30-9:30 pm, Children's, Bellevue: 462-7800.
   Birth Parent, 1st & 3rd Tues., 7 pm, Children's Home Society, Seattle. Adoption Resource Center program, free: 524-6020.
   Vegetarian Mother's Support Group, Apr. 17, 7:30pm, Bellevue Library: 885-5061.


   Beginning Pony Workshop (ages 4-5); Just Horsin' Around (ages 4-10); Parent/Child Pony workshop; many dates available, Farrel-McWhirter Park. Basic grooming and riding; technique and games; 556-2300.
   Adopted kids' support group, 1st Sun., 2:30-3:30 pm, Children's Home Soc., Seattle. Ages 6-11, free: 524-6020.
   Youth Suicide Prevention Line, information & referrals: 1-800-422-2552. Alateen: 625-0000.

Women's Interests

   Women in Transition, Tuesdays, 7pm-8:30pm, Apr. 23-June 11, Woodinville Counseling Service: 483-2220.
   Women's Program, Apr. 24, noon to 12:50pm, Triton Union room 202A, Edmonds Community College: 640-1309.
   Eastside Mothers' Club, a support group for mothers & children from birth to school age, speakers, coffees & field trips, first Thur. of each month, 9:30am, Kirkland Congregational Church, 106 5th Ave., childcare provided: 788-9800.
   Eastside Women's Forum, Networking Breakfast, Apr. 24, 6:30am, Bellevue Inn, $15: 821-0832 or 517-7788.
   The Edmonds CC Women's Programs: Learn the Art of Being Frugal, Brown Bag Lectures, Improvement Support Groups, Perfectionism vs. Procrastination, CRONE meetings, Job Search Strategies, Lesbian Support, Grief and Loss, Intuition and Inner Wisdom, Self-Sufficiency Support, Step/Blended Families, ESL, Legal Clinics, Domestic Violence Victim Support, Student Single Parents: 640-1309.
   Prenatal Classes: 789-0883.
   Basic Investment Strategies, 7-9pm, UW Bothell campus, $20: 685-1090.
   F.E.M.A.L.E., National Organization for Moms, Woodinville Chapter: 485-0822.
   "Moms & Moppets," for moms and kids 0-5, Bothell's Eastside Foursquare Church, $3, Tues., 9-11:30am: 488-2500.
   Al-Anon for Women, 12-1:30 pm, Edmonds CC. Free: 640-1309.
   Classes for women considering adoption for their infants, Children's Home Society of Wa., Seattle, ongoing, $75 for mother and labor partner: 524-6020.
   La Leche League, first Thurs. each month, Kirkland Covenant Church, 10am: 488-7216. Also, 3rd Wed., First Lutheran Church, Bothell, 10am: 672-3452.
   Pregnant? Considering adoption? Free consultation and assistance available, Lutheran Social Services: 672-6009.
   Drop-in Displaced Homemakers group, Tuesdays, 11:30-1 pm, Edmonds CC: 672-6309.
   Job Readiness Workshops for Displaced Homemakers, Lake Washington Technical College. Free: 828-564.

Men's Interests

   Men's Growth Support Group, Bellevue Unity library, Mondays, 7-9pm, donation only: 609-5161.

Church, Religious Events

   Vajralama Buddhist Classes: "The Path of Mental Freedom: Buddhism in Practice," Apr. 2, 7:30pm, Stonehouse Bookstore, Redmond: 860-1975.
   Bible Study, Tues., 9:30-11:30am, Woodinville Methodist Church; Home study on Wed., 7:30-9pm: 316-8287.

Classes, Seminars, Workshops

   Stevens Pass Greenway Community Workshop, Apr. 27, 9am-3pm, Monroe Fire District #3: 360-794-1171.
   Training to Promote Electoral Participation, Apr. 28, 1-4pm, First Methodist Church, Seattle: 527-7951.
   Residential Building Permit Process, May 1, 6:30-9:30pm, DDES, Bellevue, $30: 296-7257.
   Job Seekers, Apr. 25, May 2, 9, 10:30am-12:30pm, Jewish Family Services, Seattle, $50: 461-3240.
   Sno-Isle Genealogical Family History writing group, Thursdays, Martha Lk. Community Club, 1-3pm: 338-7782.
   Writing Your Family History, every Thurs., 1-3pm, Martha Lake Community Club, Lynnwood: 338-7782.
   Internet Classes by TechnoSoft, beginning level, flexible times, $24.95: 885-6965.
   How to Become a Homeowner seminars, 2nd Sat. at 2702 Colby, Everett; 4th Sat. at Skyline Towers Bldg., Bellevue, 10am-noon, free: 641-4665.
   "Financing Your New Home," free prequalification analysis provided, 7-9:30pm, FREE: 454-5194.
   Free job readiness workshop, throughout King County: 828-5647.
   First time home buyers' seminar, 1st & 3rd Thurs., 7-9pm: 823-7223.


   Nat'l Educational Technology Conference, Bill Gates to speak, May 2-3, Red Lion Hotel, Bellevue: 870-3775.
   Public Private Partnerships, May 2, 8:30am-lunch, SeaTac Red Lion Hotel: 270-9789.
   Regional Economic Conference, May 2-4, Hilton Hotel, Portland, Oregon: (503) 275-0705.
   Diamonds in the Rough Toastmasters Club, learn communication skills, Thurs. 7-8pm, Seattle Times Production Bldg., Bothell: 486-8011.


   "Propagating the World," Wash. Park Arboretum Focus Walk, May 1, 10am-noon: 543-8800.
   Woodinville Country Garden Club, 2nd Wed., 9:15am, at members' homes, luncheon & speaker, leave message: 382-7372.
   Sundays at One, Washington Park Arboretum. Free guided tours; 543-6450.

Sports, Recreation, Outdoors

   Wilderness Awareness School: Wolf Tracking along the Skykomish River, Apr. 27, 9am-5pm, $50: 792-0622, ext. 3.
   NW Steelhead & Salmon Council banquet, Apr. 27, 4:30pm, Wash. Convention & Trade Center: 246-1457.
   In-Line spring roller hockey leagues now forming: 347-1763.
   Big Bike Ride for The Arc, bicycle built for 30, April 25-29, 9am-3pm every 45 min.: 364-9028.
   Shoreline Co-Rec Softball League, Mon/Wed, July 8 thru mid-Aug., $456/team: 296-2976.
   Edgewater 5k Run & Teddy Bear Kids Dash, April 28, 9am: 269-4576.
   Ongoing Low Impact Aerobics, Woodinville Alliance Church, Tues. & Thurs., 6-7pm, $3 each time including childcare: 486-0367.
   Croquet Clinics at Puget Sound Croquet Club, beginners, Thurs. 6-8pm: 868-1395.
   Racing every Fri. night at the Marymoor Park Velodrome in Redmond, $3 for individuals, $10 for family, under 5 free: 827-2939.
   Adult horseback riding, 5 classes in Woodinville/Snohomish area, indoors: 485-8289.

Special Events

   Buffalo Bill's Yard Sale for enhancement of local waterways, Apr. 26-27, Issaquah: 643-2743.
   Lake Forest Park Mall Antique & Collectible Show, May 3-5, free admission: 836-8050.
   Camera Sale, Swap & Show, Apr. 27, 10am-5pm, Western Washington Fairgrounds: 932-3207.
   Singles Extravaganza, Apr. 26, 7:30 pm-1am, Hyatt Regency Hotel, Bellevue, $15 in advance, $20 door: (206) 243-8536.
   Namedroppers Sale, Seattle Goodwill, Apr. 27, 9am-4pm, 1400 S. Lane St.: 329-1000.
   Multiple Sclerosis Super Spring Raffle, drawing April 25: 461-6914.
   April Events at the Pacific Science Center: Anatomy Week, Japanese IMAX film festival, Solar Energy Model Car Race, Seeing the Unseen, Big, Big Bugs, Lazirvana, Laser Floyd: 443-2001.
   Tickets are on sale for Seattle Art Museum's Black & White Ball, May 17, 8pm: 654-3258.
   Pinochle, 2nd and 4th Fri., 1pm, Mt. View Community Clubhouse, 19008 168th NE, public welcome, next on Apr. 26: 483-2693.

Arts, Exhibits

   Art display by Redmond Jr. High students, through April, Redmond Library: 883-1861.
   "Garden Watercolors," by Ann Breckon, through April, Interior Art & Frame, Kirkland: 827-5324.
   Center for Wooden Boats exhibit, state capitol bldg., Olympia, through April: 382-2628.
   Call for entries for the Bellevue Art Museum's Pacific NW Annual: 454-3322.

Music, Dance

   2nd Annual Youth Philharmonic Dinner/Auction, "Musical Beginnings," Apr. 27, 6-10pm, Renton Technical College, $30: 868-1950.
   Sat. night Big Ballroom Band dances, Seattle Center House, 8pm, lesson at 7pm, $3 and $6 a couple: 648-7200.
   Sunday Tango Soiree, Sundays, 6:30-10:30, $5, Greenwood Masonic Temple: 784-3010.
   Sno-King International Folk Dance Club spring quarter classes: 774-8166.
   Seattle Friends Center Dance, Seattle Center House, Mondays, 1-3pm, recommended donation, $2: 648-7225.


   American Lupus Society, May 1, 7:30 pm: 774-2992. Free anxiety disorder screening, various locations beginning May 1: 316-5000.
   The Heart of Healing Symposium, Healing AIDS: Beyond Conventional Medicine, Apr. 27, 8:45am-5:30pm, Seattle Unity Church: 622-8475.
   UW seeking people ages 18-70 diagnosed w/diabetes in last year to participate in diabetes research: Sarah, 543-4543.
   Free exams for prostate cancer, UW Urology Clinic, 12:30-3:30pm every Thurs. For appointment: 548-8705.
   The Multiple Sclerosis Assn. provides trained speakers to acquaint businesses, groups, classes with living with M.S.: 461-6914.
   Intervention, free workshop for anyone concerned with alcohol, drug, prescription drug abuse, or eating disorders, The Commons, 1200 112th Ave. NE, C140, Bellevue, first & third Tuesdays, 6:30pm: 637-1052.
   TOPS (Take Off Pounds Sensibly), Thurs. mornings (483-2454); Tues. evenings (483-4548 or 487-8123), Bothell area; or call 1-800-932-8677.
   Intervention class, 1st and 3rd Mon., 7-9 pm, Overlake Hospital. 462-5259.
   CanSurvive, 2nd and 4th Thurs., 7-8:30 pm, Evergreen Hospice. For people with cancer and their families; 899-2264.
   Confidential consultations, Tuesdays, 8-11 am, Women's Center, Triton Union Building, Edmonds CC. Rev. Diane Hastings will talk to men or women about any part of their lives; free; walk-in or call 672-6309.
   Hydrotherapy class, Thursdays, 10:30-11:30 am, East Madison YMCA, Seattle. Physical therapist teaches for MS Assoc.; stretching and strengthening exercises; swim experience not required; 461-6914.
   Eastside AIDS support group Tues., 3-4:30 pm, Eastside Mental Health. $5 each session. Start any Tues. Ann Hay, 454-8055, Karen Kent, 827-9100.
   Diabetes support group, 2nd Mon., 7:30 pm, Overlake Hospital, Bellevue. 462-5259.
   Cancer Patients support group, Tues., 3-4:30 pm, Overlake Hospital, 1st/3rd Wed., 6:45pm, Bellevue; 462-5261.


   Broadway HS Class of '46, Sept. 21: 322-3935.
   USS Saint Paul CA-73 Assn., 8th reunion: (409) 722-8807.
   Nathan Hale Class of 76: 487-3001.
   Garfield HS Class of '46, June 28-30, golf tournament, school tour, luncheon, dinner dance and brunch buffet, looking for missing 'Bulldogs': 747-1131 or 524-2751.
   Stadium Class of 1946, Aug. 16-17, call Edna Lou Enright Goodman at (206) 756-9269.
   Queen Anne High School class of 1976, July 12-14: Tina (Scrivanich) Sullivan, 789-2584.

Support Groups

   Overeaters Anonymous: Sat. in Wdvl., John @ 821-3638; Sun. in Bothell/Kirkland, Julie @ 488-8547; Mon. in Bothell, Betsy @ 483-5045; Info Line: 718-HALT.
   AA Info Line: 587-2838. Alanon daily: 625-0000.
   Chronic Pain Anonymous Support, Thurs., 7-9pm, 1st Methodist Church, Bellevue: 235-1877.
   For an Al-Anon/Alateen meeting close to you: 625-0000.
   Overlake Hospital Support Groups: Alzheimer's family group, Bereavement, Caresharing: 688-5000.
   Solo Parent Peer Support, every other Thurs., 6:30-8:30pm, North Seattle Family Ctr, Free: 364-7930.
   Support for caregivers in or out of home, 2nd & 4th Wed., 1-2:30pm, Snohomish Hospice Library, free, but register: 261-4808.
   Overeaters Anonymous: Bothell Adult Day Center at Bothell Landing, Mondays, 7-8:30pm, speakers; Woodinville Community Church Memorial Room, Saturdays, 8:30-10am: 488-8547.
   Ongoing support group, Tues., Pathways for Women. Share fears, concerns, change: 774-9843.
   Teen Women Survivors support group, Northshore Youth/Family Services. For teenage victims of sexual abuse: 485-6541.
   Hot Flashes, Mondays, 7-8:30 pm, University YWCA. Menopause support group: 632-4747.
   Waiting Parent support group, 3rd Mon., 7 pm, Children's Home Society: 524-6020.
   Widowed Information & Consultation Services, for people coping with death of spouse/partner, drop-in, Mon. from 7:30pm, Family Services office: 246-6142.
   Support for women who have been emotionally or physically abused by their partners, Tues., 6:30-8:30pm, Free, reg. req.: 640-1039.
   Hepatitis C, patients & their families and caregivers, second Wed. of each month, 7pm, Group Health Hosp., Room D-112: 562-0980.
   Mended Hearts: Heart Disease Support Group, 3rd Thurs. of each month, Northwest Hospital, free: 368-1621.
   Singles Support Group: 788-3569.
   Diabetic Support Group, Shoreline Senior Center: 727-6213.
   Edmonds CC Support Groups: Solutions for Stepfamilies, Project Self- Sufficiency, Divorce, Alcoholic or Dysfunctional Families, ALANON, Eating Disorders, Domestic Violence, Lesbians, Legal: 640-1309.
   Bereavement Services & Caregiver Support, for children & adults, 2nd and 4th Wed., free, but donations accepted: 261-4808.
   Overeaters Anonymous, Saturday mornings, 8:30-9:30am, Woodinville Community Methodist Church, Memorial Room: 488-8547.
   Sign up for Evening Support Group for victims of anxiety disorder, forming in Sept: 481-2533.
   Coda meetings, Monday nights 7:30-9pm, Woodinville Seventh-Day Adventist Church, 19320 NE Wdnvl.-Duvall Rd: 486-5883.
   Adult survivors of childhood abuse workshop, 4 days monthly through Nov., 632-9073.
   Caregivers' Support Group, Hospice & Home Care of Snohomish County, 2nd & 4th Wed., 1-2:30pm, No charge: 261-4808.
   Alzheimer's Support Group for Northshore residents, Northshore Senior Ctr., Bothell, 2nd & 4th Mondays, 10-11:30am: 487-2441 or 488-4821.
   Weekly Job Search Support Group, Fridays through April 29, YWCA Family Village, Redmond, 10:30am-noon, Free: 556-1350.
   Adult Children from Dysfunctional Families: 324-7723.
   Adult Children of Sexual Trauma Anonymous: 823-2777.
   Adult Survivors of Sexual Abuse: 546-2411.
   Alcoholics Anonymous: 454-1505 or 587-2838.
   Alzheimer's Family: 821-9500.
   Caregivers: 488-4821; 821-9500; 827-9100.
   Chronic Lung Disease: 899-3000.
   Cocaine Anonymous: 722-6117.
   Coda-Codependency Anonymous: 487-2441.
   Evergreen Stroke Assoc.: 487-2441.
   Grief & Loss: 326-4265.
   Grief Recovery: 485-9710; 821-5762.
   Hearing Loss: 486-2564.
   HIV positive support group for women, confidential, registration by first name only, call for location & details: 640-1309.
   Lesbians: 640-1309.
   Narcotics Anonymous: 329-1618.
   Older Adult Peer Support Group: 827-9100.
   Overeaters Anonymous: 788-5890.
   Partners of Incest Survivors: 821-4986.
   Renewal - Positive Attitudes, Evergreen Hospice, 899-2264.
   Self-discovery through journal writing: 640-1309.
   Sharing and Caring: 486-4564.
   Vietnam Veterans: 392-0262.
   Vision Loss; 486-4564.
   Women of Domestic Violence: 885-1480.