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Community calendar

Calendar announcement deadline is 12 noon Thursday.


   Sammamish Valley Grange, July 17, 7:30pm: 483-2693.
   Cottage Lake Children's Hospital Aux., July 19: 483-2693.
   Northshore School Board, July 22, 7:30pm, Ricketts Bldg.: 489-6000.
   Eastside Earthsave Potluck, July 22, Bellevue Unity: 391-6676.
   Wdvl. Lions, July 23, 7pm: 483-2639.
   Leads Club, Bothell Chapter, Wed., 7:30am: 337-2859.
   Northshore Kiwanis, Wednesdays, 7am: 486-4966.
   Wdvl. Kiwanis, Thursdays, 11:30am to 12:30pm, Las Margaritas: 483-6466.
   Wdvl. Rotary, Tuesdays, 7am: 487-2679.
   Wdvl. City Council, Mondays, 7pm: 489-2700.


   Redmond Elementary looking for alumni for 75th year: 885-7419.
   Franklin HS Class of '46, Sept. 27-29, SeaTac Marriott: 722-8413.
   Garfield HS Class of '66: 329-5977.
   Ballard HS Class of '66: 361-6619, 442-2292.
   Queen Anne High School, class of 1946: 885-2406 or 455-5854.
   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.
   Stadium Class of 1946, Aug. 16-17: (206) 756-9269.

Volunteers Needed

   Eastside Literary, Duvall: 844-2459.
   1996 Street of Dreams: 527-6056.
   Northshore Chamber of Commerce, 1-2hrs/wk: 486-1245.
   Madison House Totem Lk.: 821-8210.
   Monitor breeding falcons: 775-1311, ext. 119.
   Dubut Theater: 771-8335.
   American Cancer Society, help and information line: 283-1152.
   Relay for Life, fundraiser for Cancer Society: 869-5588, x. 116.
   Community/School SUCCESS Program: 455-6026.


   Children's Express Web site, by and for kids:
   First Night Giant Puppets, July 6-20, Tues.-Sat., noon-8:30pm, Seattle, free: 591-7205, ext. 5982.
   Kids Up Front Cooking Class, Mondays through Aug. 12, 12:30-2:30pm: 364-7930.
   Theatre Arts Residency Program, July 8-August 9, ages 6-12: 684-4757.
   Social Skills Workshops for Youth, Lake Wash. Human Services: 814-0907.
   Pony Workshops: 556-2300.
   Youth Suicide Prevention Line: 1-800-422-2552.


   Summer Arts Employment Program, through Aug. 9, ages 14-21: 684-7306.
   Alateen: 625-0000.


   Childbirth Education Association of Seattle: 789-0883.
   Friends of Youth Issaquah, summer parenting courses: 392-6367.
   "Mommy and Me" for toddlers 24-36 mo. and parents, Mon. 9-11 am: 827-6940.

Church, Religious Events

   Meditation/Healing Workshop, July 23, 7-9:30pm: 258-1449.
   CDM Children's Summer Fest, July 8-19, August 5-16, ages 3-12: 258-1449.
   Bible Study, Tues., 9:30-11:30am; Home study Wed, 7:30-9pm: 316-8287.

Women's Interests

   Compass for Success: Orientation to Community Services for Non-Native English Speakers, July 16-25, BCC, free: 641-2279.
   Public Speaking with Confidence, BCC, $20: 641-2279.

Career and Life Planning, BCC: 641-2279.
   Women's University Re-Entry Program: 685-1090
   Bellevue Community College, Courses: 641-2279.
   Prenatal Classes: 789-0883.
   "Moms & Moppets," Tues., 9-11:30am: 488-2500.
   Al-Anon for Women, 12-1:30 pm: 640-1309.
   Lutheran Social Services: 672-6009.
   Drop-in Displaced Homemakers group, Tuesdays, 11:30-1 pm: 672-6309.
   Job Readiness Workshops for Displaced Homemakers: 828-564.

Men's Interests

   Men's Growth Support Group, Mondays, 7-9pm: 609-5161.

Classes, Seminars, Workshops

   Remodeling/rehabilitation home loan programs, July 19, free: 455-4888.
   King County Sensitive Areas Code, July 17-18, 9am-5:30pm, pre-reg., $119: 296-7270.
   First Time Homebuyer seminar, Wed., 7-8:30pm: 993-3632.
   Eastside Mental Health: 889-7127.
   Bellevue CC: 641-2263.
   Sno-Isle Genealogical Family History writing group, Thursdays, 1-3pm: 338-7782.
   How to Make a Window Warm seminar, Sats., 2pm: 1-800-743-7750.
   Writing Your Family History, every Thurs., 1-3pm: 338-7782.
   Internet Classes by TechnoSoft: 885-6965.
   "Financing Your New Home," 7-9:30pm, FREE: 454-5194.
   Free job readiness workshop, throughout King County: 828-5647.
   Adventures in Science and Arts for grades 4-12: (360) 650-6822.

Business & Professional

   Starting Your Own Business, July 20, 9:30am-4:30pm, $48: 402-0231.
   Small Business on the Internet, July 20-31: 467- 6999.
   "How to retire as a millionaire...plan on it," July 20, 10-11am: RSVP 462-8194.
   No-Fee Counseling for Small Business Owners, July 23: 486-1246.
   Northern Network, every Fri., 7am: 605-2700.
   Northern Network, Fri., 7am: 486-2265.
   Your Business on the Internet, Weds., 6:30-8pm: 467-6999.
   Diamonds in the Rough Toastmasters Club, Thurs. 7-8pm: 486-8011.
   Bothell-Woodinville Leads Club now forming: 485-6367.
   Wdvl. Group of Leads Club now forming: 775-8107.
   Monroe-Snohomish Women's Leads Club, Wed., 7:15am: 568-1537.
   LeTIP, Sno-King Chapter, Wed., 7:06am: 488-1492.
   Kirkland Group of Leads Club, Wed., 7:15am: 918-2695.
   Leads Clubs: Kirkland (Co-Ed Division) Wed. at 7:15am: 861-7028; Monroe-Snohomish (Women's Division) Wed., 7:15am: 568-9808.
   Kirkland (Women's) Chapter Leads Club now forming, Thurs. 7:15am: 688-3656.
   Information session at S.U.'s Albers School of Business & Economics, every Wed., 4:30-5:30pm: 296-6114.
   Bothell Chapter of LeTip Int'l, meets Thursdays, 7:16 to 8:31am: 486-4688.
   Business Network Int'l Big Money Group meeting, Mondays, 12:30pm: 527-3213.
   LeTip International, Woodinville Chapter, every Fri., 7:16-8:31am, call for free breakfast card: 821-3650 or 885-1595.
   Wdvl. Co-Ed Leads Club: 775-8107.
   "Custom Training for Business Skills," Northshore Ctr: 485-8668.
   Professional Women's Networking Group, Tues., 11:15am-12:30pm: 487-3001.
   Forty Plus of Puget Sound, job search training and support, Tues., 7pm & Wed., 2pm, Bellevue: 450-0040.
   Christian Businessmen's Committee, Fri., 6:30am: 481-5621 or 485-6211.
   Enterprise Awards seeks entries from the Northwest's best-managed companies: 386-8691.

Cooking & Crafts

   Wdvl. Farmers Market, Sats. thru Oct., 9am-4pm, Wdvl. City Hall: 788-3697.
   University District Farmers Market, 9am-2pm every Sat. through Oct. 26: 633-1024.
   Knitting Classes: 806-8129.


   Herbfarm classes: 784-2222.
   WSU master gardeners at the Arboretum's Graham Visitors' Ctr., Sundays, noon-4pm: 325-4510.
   Sundays at One, Washington Park Arboretum. Free tours: 543-6450.

Sports, Recreation, Outdoors, Camps

   Software Shootout Golf Tournament, Echo Falls, July 22: 889-8880.
   Run for the Beach, July 21, events start at 8am, Alki waterfront: 933-8060.
   Aerobic Instructor Certification, July 20-21: 1-800-AEROBICS.
   Puget Sound Quarter Horse Show, July 18-21, Evergreen St. Fairgrounds: 360-766-5300.
   International Snow Leopard Trust: 632-2421.
   Horse Country, summer leases: 206-335-4773 or 360-691-7509.
   Northwest Volleyball Camps, July 22-26: 255-0349.
   BCC summer baseball camps, first 2 wks. in August: 641-2356.
   Top of the Order, interactive baseball card game: 1-800-932-3771.
   Washington Whitewater river tours: 323-RAFT.
   San Juan Whale Watching, 3-hour tour: 448-5000.
   Olympic Peninsula Outdoor Odyssey, trips through September: 1-800-622-2236.
   Puget Sound In-Line Hockey League: 821-7133, ext. 4031.
   VISION exhibit, runs thru Sept. 2, Pacific Science Center: 443-2001.
   RB Sports & Monroe Community Schools forming Basketball Leagues: (360) 794-0655.
   Croquet Clinics at Puget Sound Croquet Club, beginners--Thurs. 6-8pm: 868-1395.
   Ride with members of American Crossing '96: 667-6559.
   Adult Drop-in Volleyball, Tues. & Thurs., 6pm-dark: 296-2964.


   Redmond Saturday Market, Sats. through Oct. 12, 8am-2pm.
   Tailgate Antique Sale, July 27, 8am-2pm. Craven Farm, Snohomish: 568-2601.

Special Events

   Exotic Bird Fair, July 20, 10am-6pm, Puyallup Fairgrounds: (360) 426-6375.
   Lake Stevens Aquafest, July 24-28: 334-0433.
   Pooches in the Park, Suns., noon-1pm, Seattle area parks: 787-2500, ext. 804.
   Sparrowgrass Poetry Forum, $500 for contest "Awards of Poetic Excellence," due July 31: 304-652-1449.
   Grand Opening of Hoffstadt Bluffs Visitor Ctr. at Mt. St. Helens: 1-800-752-VIEW (8439).
   Cougar Mtn. Zoological Park, Wed-Sun, 10am-5pm: 391-5508.
   $1,000 Poetry Contest, July 21 deadline: 1-800-372-4011.
   Great American Baby & Family Show, July 20-21: 743-2360.
   Spring Parent and Child Programs on the farm: 556-2300.

Arts & Exhibits

   Subsistence in Transition: New Dimensions of an Old Lifestyle, runs thru July 31: (360) 385-0078.
   Bellevue Art Museum's Pacific NW Annual: 454-3322.
   Architectural Walking Tours, through October: 667-9186.

Music, Dance

   Contra Dance, July 19, starts 7:30pm:743-2733.
   MOJO Jazz Orchestra, July 18, 7pm, Cottage Lake Park: 296-4258.
   Sat. night Big Ballroom Band dances, 8pm, lesson at 7pm: 648-7200.
   Sunday Tango Soiree, Sundays, 6:30-10:30pm: 784-3010.
   Seattle Friends Center Dance, Seattle Center House, Mondays, 1-3pm: 648-7225.
   Tango, Waltz, Milonga Classes: 784-3010.
   Steve Trembley Band, July 20: (360) 221-3235.
   Washington Dance Club: 628-8939.


   Bellevue Philharmonic Summer Pops, all sections: 455-4171.
   Ms. Nat'l Sr. Citizen Pageant: 815-722-2952.


   Great American Baby & Family Show, July 20-21, Alderwood mall: 743-2360.
   Camlann Medieval Faire, Sats. & Suns., July 20-Sept. 2, 11am- 6pm: 788-1353.
   Showboat, Sept. 9-Oct. 19, Paramount Theatre: 292-ARTS (2787).
   Marysville Sights and Bites Festival, July 19-21.
   Movement Meditation Project, July 27-28, 3 & 7pm, Seattle, $10: 329-3705.
   Special Effects, new IMAX film opens July 4, Pac. Science Ctr.
   Tidepool Theatre Project, July 9-August 29: 684-4757.


   Female Urinary Incontinence, July 17, 6:30-8pm, Evergreen Hospital Medical Ctr., free: 899-3000.
   Herbs and Menopause, July 12, 10am-1pm, The Herbfarm, $30: 784-2222.
   UW seeks men and women aged 20-45 with severe gum disease: 685-8132.
   UW seeks women aged 20-50 feeling sad or fatigued, receive $25: 543-4090.
   Evergreen Community Health Care classes: 899-3000.
   UW Research Ctr. needs patients with Alzheimer's: 764-2069.
   Free exams for prostate cancer, Thursdays, 12:30-3:30pm, by appt.: 548-8705.
   MS information packet: 461-6914.
   Special Care: The Art of Caring for Individuals with Alzheimer's Disease: 338-3000.
   Edmond CC neighborhood clinic, Tuesdays from 6-10pm: 258-9283.
   Meditation and healing classes: 258-1449.
   "When Hearing Aids Are Not Enough," free brochure: (800) 458-4999.
   Volunteers needed, women between 60 and 85 yrs. on estrogen replacement therapy, paid $100: 543-2845.
   Evergreen Hospital & Medical Ctr. and Community Health Care: 899-3000.
   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.: 548-8705.
   Multiple Sclerosis Assn.: 461-6914.
   TOPS (Take Off Pounds Sensibly), Thurs. mornings (483-2454); Tues. evenings (483-4548 or 487-8123).
   Confidential consultations, Tuesdays, 8-11am, Women's Center: 672-6309.
   Hydrotherapy class, Thursdays, 10:30-11:30 am: 461-6914.
   Eastside AIDS support group Tues., 3-4:30 pm: Ann Hay, 454-8055, Karen Kent, 827-9100.
   Cancer Patients support group, Tues., 3-4:30 pm: 462-5261.
   Post-menopausal women needed for calcium study: 685-1855.
   Female volunteers needed for bone density study: 685-1855.

Support Groups

   DivorceCare, Saturdays, 7-8:30pm: 486-7777.
   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.
   Chronic Pain Anonymous Support, Thurs., 7-9pm: 235-1877.
   Overlake Hospital Support Groups: 688-5000.
   Solo Parent Peer Support, every other Thurs., 6:30-8:30pm: 364-7930.
   Overeaters Anonymous: Bothell Adult Day Center, Mondays, 7-8:30pm; Saturdays, 8:30-10am: 488-8547.
   Ongoing support group, Tues., Pathways for Women: 774-9843.
   Teen Women Survivors support group. For teenage victims of sexual abuse: 485-6541.
   Hot Flashes, Mondays, 7-8:30 pm. Menopause support group: 632-4747.
   Nearest Al-Anon meetings: 625-0000.
   Chronic Pain Anonymous Support Group, Thursdays, 7-9pm: 235-1877.
   Widowed Information & Consultation Services, 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: 640-1039.
   Singles Support Group: 788-3569.
   Diabetic Support Group, Shoreline Senior Center: 727-6213.
   Edmonds CC Support Groups: 640-1309.
   Overeaters Anonymous, Saturday mornings, 8:30-9:30am: 488-8547.
   Evening Support Group for victims of anxiety disorder forming in Sept: 481-2533.
   Coda meetings, Monday nights 7:30-9pm: 486-5883.
   Adult survivors of childhood abuse workshop, 4 days monthly through Nov., 632-9073.
   Adult Children from Dysfunctional Families: 324-7723.
   Adult Children of Sexual Trauma Anonymous: 823-2777.
   Adult Survivors of Sexual Abuse: 546-2411.
   Al-Anon: 625-0000.
   Alcoholics Anonymous: 454-1505 or 587-2838.
   Alzheimer's Family: 821-9500.
   Caregivers: 488-4821; 821-9500.
   Caregivers: 827-9100.
   Chronic Lung Disease: 899-3000.
   Cocaine Anonymous: 722-6117.
   Coda-Codependency Anonymous: 487-2441.
   Evergreen Stroke Assoc.: 487-2441.
   Family Caregivers: 821-9500.
   Grief & Loss: 326-4265.
   Grief Recovery: 485-9710.
   Hearing Loss: 486-2564.
   HIV positive support group for women: 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.