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Northshore Rotary crew cleans Sammamish River

   Twenty members of the Northshore Rotary spent last Saturday cleaning trash out of the Sammamish River from 60 acres (NE 116th) to Bothell Landing. In kayaks and canoe, Rotarians pulled a coach, a car door, a motorcyle, bottles, paper, plastic, balls, frisbees, and other materials out of the water. Those interested in helping in the future can call Mark Antoncich at 882-3648.

Evergreen Hospital classes

   May classes at Evergreen Hospital include: TV & Our Kids, May 8, 7-9 p.m., $10; Bereavement Series, May 7, 12:30-2:30 p.m. or 7-9 p.m; the Evergreen Babysitters Club, for kids 11-16, May 11, 9 a.m.-3p.m., $30; Infant and Child CPR classes, May 11, 9 a.m.-1 p.m. or May 13, 6-10p.m., $20. For registration or information on any of these classes, call 899-3000.

Country Garden Club honored

   Members of the Woodinville Country Garden Club were among the guests honored at a "thank-you" volunteer luncheon at the Cascade Plaza Retirement Center in Redmond. The Garden Club had created centerpieces for the dining area and holiday arrangements for the center's entertainment areas. Members attending the luncheon were: Judy Berns, Lynne Westbrook, Gwyn Leonard, Marge Essex, Julie Reid, Sarah Ryan, Bev Parcel, and Patty Jo Nordahl.

Spring iris show

   The public is invited to attend a Spring Iris Show in celebration of King County Iris Society's 50th Anniversary. The show, featuring early bloomers, takes place May 11-12 at Crossroads Shopping Center. For more information, call 235-7065.

WaterWeeks needs planners

   The Statewide Washington WaterWeeks Program is looking for organizations, businesses, schools, and individuals interested in planning local and regional water-related education activities during WaterWeeks 1996, September 1 through October 6. The month-long series of awareness and action events is designed to help people take action to protect, enhance, and enjoy our state's waterways, scenic byways, shorelands, watersheds, rivers, streams, and lakes. Call (360) 943-3642.