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Lake Forest Park kicks off 'Green Gardening'
The City of Lake Forest Park's "Green Gardening" program is beginning its 1996 season with a May 18th workshop for "How to..." Green Gardening is a set of gardening techniques that helps create attractive home landscapes while protecting human health and the environment.
Camp offers quality family time
The Northshore YMCA is offering families a chance to "go to camp" together June 29-30 at Camp Colman on the western shore of the Longbranch Peninsula in southern Puget Sound. The cost of $25 for adults and $20 for children up to age 17 includes three meals, lodging for one night, and activity areas. Campers can take part in hiking, fishing, boating, basketball, volleyball, archery, and a climbing wall, as well as camp songs around the evening fire. For information and to register, call 485-9797.
Window stickers for vets
Men and women who served in the military during the past four major U.S. wars can display their branch of service and the war they were involved in with VetSignia window stickers. Call (610) 277-1171 for details.
Property owners warning
When planting trees on property near power lines, apply for a free Bonneville Power Administration tree and brush permit. When trees are planted on a BPA right-of-way, limit trees and shrubs on the right-of-way to no more than 10 feet in height, don't plant within 30 feet of towers or poles, leave a travel path down the right-of-way, do not block access to towers and structures, and never plant trees directly beneath power lines. Call 1-800-622-4250 for more information or to receive brochures.
Guide helps cooks to buy fresh
"Farm Fresh Guide and Map" lists u-pick farms, roadside stands, consumer information, farmers' markets, seasonal buyers' guides, and an area map. Send a 32-cent stamp and a self-addressed mailing label (no envelopes) to Sue Kinzer, editor, 1733 NE 20th St., Renton, WA 98056.
WADC wish list
The Woodinville Adult Day Center, located in the Cottage Lake Presbyterian Church, is in need of the following items: a slide projector, hair dryer, cash donations for crafts, and TV trays. Call 788-5223 for more information or if you can help.
Free hearing health fair
See the latest in hearing aid technology Saturday, May 18, from 9 a.m.-3p.m. Have your hearing checked for free, hearing aids cleaned and checked for free, talk with certified audiologists about what's best for you, and visit Beyond Hearing Aids, a store that carries the widest variety of Assistive Listening Devices in the Puget Sound Area.