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Community calendar

Calendar announcement deadline is 12 noon Thursday.


   Woodinville's Associated Merchants, Sept. 26, 7:45-9:15pm, Las Margaritas: 481-3302.
   Community Council for Cottage Lake Park, Oct. 2, 7pm, Woodinville Water District: 788-3635.
   Sammamish Valley Grange, 7:30pm, Hollywood: 483-2693.
   Woodinville Lions Club Pinochle, Sept. 27, 1pm: 483-2693.
   Rotary Club of Redmond Rousers, Wed., 7-8:30am: 556-8167.
   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.

Volunteers Needed

   1996 Service Project, St. Edwards State Park, Juanita, Sept. 28, 10am: 206-395-3780.
   Cougar Mountain Zoo, +15 yrs., Issaquah, 392-6278.
   Woodland Park Zoo educational outreach program: 615-0074.
   Northshore Chamber of Commerce, office functions: 486-1245.
   Evergreen Community Home Health, visit clients at home: 282-5048.
   American Lung Assn., ages 14-up: 441-5100.
   American Cancer Society's 1997 Daffodil Days fundraiser: (206) 869-5588, ext. 129.
   Chicken Soup Brigade's Open House, Sept. 24, 5-7p.m., Capitol Hill: 726-SOUP.


   Parent meeting for bereaved teens, Sept. 28, 12-1:30pm, free, registration required, Providence Home Care and Hospice: 261-4800.
   Counseling groups for ages 6-16 who are or have experienced family divorce or separation, by Divorce Lifeline: 624-2959.
   Youth Suicide Prevention Line: 1-800-422-2552.


   Parenting Skills for Grandparents, Oct. 3, 7-8:30pm, Fairfax Hospital, free: 206-821-2000, ext. 304.
   Myths and Realities of the Stepfamily, Oct. 1, Bothell Office Site, 7-9pm, $35 per person & $40 per couple: 889-7127 or 889-7130.
   Books for parents: Mommy! I Have to Go Potty, a parents' guide to toilet training, and The Children's Problem Solving Books, 1-800-992-6657.
   "Mommy and Me," for toddlers 24-36 mo. and parents, Mon. 9-11 am: 827-6940.
   Childbirth Education Association of Seattle: 789-0883.

Church, Religious Events

   Bible Study, Tues., 9:30-11:30am; home study, Wed., 7:30-9pm: 316-8287.

Women's Interests

   Career and Life Planning, BCC: 641-2279. br>   Public Speaking with Confidence, BCC, $20: 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.

Men's Interests

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

Classes, Seminars, Workshops

   Timberlake Christian Fellowship, "Love for a Lifetime," Oct. 5, Evergreen Jr. High, $35 per couple, $20 per person: 747-7146.
   Sno-Isle Genealogy Society, Oct. 2, 7:30pm, Martha Lake Community Club, "Writing Your Life Story;" 778-2792.
   Vajralama Buddhist Center, "Working With Relationships, Oct. 1, 7:30pm, Stonehouse Bookstore: 526-9569.
   "How to House Haunt," Sept. 26-Oct. 24, 6-7:30pm, $50: 206-290-9500.
   Free Homebuyers Seminar, 2-6pm, Sept. 28, Washington Mutual's Canyon Park Financial Center, Bothell: 206-487-6860.
   "Able to Teach," Sept. 30-Oct. 28, $85 individual, $125 for couple: 747-1462.
   V-Chipping Away at Violence, University of Washington, 10-11:30am, free tickets: 1-800-543-2320.
   "The Legal Side of Divorce", 6:30-8pm, Pilgrim Lutheran Church, Sept. 26: 624-2959 or 670-1390.
   Marriage Encounter, Nov. 1-3, Reservation deadline, Oct. 4, Wyndham Hotel Bothell: (206) 486-3137.
   CPR class, 2nd Monday each month, 7-10 pm: 368-1645.
   ADHD and ADD Parent Workshop, Sept. 24, 7-8:30 p.m., North Seattle Center, $5: 364-7930.
   Writing Your Family History, every Thurs., 1-3pm: 338-7782.
   Internet Classes by TechnoSoft: 885-6965.

Business & Professional

   Kickoff Meeting, Selling Products on the Internet, WSA Headquarters, Bellevue, Sept. 26, 6:30pm, $10 non-members: 889-8880, voice mail box 7339.
   Your Business on the Internet, Weds., 6:30-8pm: 467-6999.
   Northern Network, Fri., 7am: 486-2265.
   Diamonds in the Rough Toastmasters Club, Thurs. 7-8pm: 486-8011.
   Bothell-Woodinville Leads Club now forming: 485-6367.
   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

   Basket Making, Oct. 7, 7pm: 206-806-8129.
   Ongoing Knitting and Spinning classes, 7pm: 206-806-8129.
   Wdvl. Farmers Market, Sats. thru Oct., 9am-4pm, Wdvl. City Hall: 788-3697.
   Redmond Saturday Market, Sats. through Oct. 12, 8am-2pm.
   University District Farmers Market, 9am-2pm every Sat. through Oct. 26: 633-1024.


   Blooming Bulbs, Sept. 26, 7 p.m., preregistration, $10: (206) 881-6775.
   Pruning and Thinning Bamboo, Sept. 29, 11am-12: 868-5166.
   Master Gardener Clinics, 10am-6pm on Sat. thru Sept. 28, 11am-3pm on Wed. thru Sept. 25, Woodland Park Zoo: (206) 684-4800.
   Ikenobo Gardens, appointments can be scheduled Sept. 20, plants: 868-0589.
   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

   Pacific NW Fall Basketball League, Sept. 28, Everett Community College, entry fee $325: 206-937-2966.
   Shore to Shore Pine Relay, Oct. 3-10: 360-902-1703.
   Snohomish County Flag Football League, begins Oct. 6, $425 per team: (360) 794-0655.
   AAU Washington Girls Basketball Fall League, Sept. 21-Nov. 25, Grades 6-8: 670-8877.
   Oregon Golf Invitational and Auction, Sept. 30, Oregon Golf Club, slots available: 646-9530.
   Croquet Clinics at Puget Sound Croquet Club, beginners, Thurs. 6-8pm: 868-1395.
   Adult Drop-in Volleyball, Tues. & Thurs., 6pm-dark: 296-2964.
   International Snow Leopard Trust: 632-2421.
   Top of the Order, interactive baseball card game: 1-800-932-3771.
   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.
   RB Sports & Monroe Community Schools forming Basketball Leagues: (360) 794-0655.
   Washington Whitewater: 323-RAFT.

Special Events

   Classic Car and Hot Rod Display, 10am-4pm, Sept. 29, free: 360-568-2526.
   Women Take Back the Night, Sept. 28, 7pm, Occidental Park in Pioneer Square, open to all: 325-5531.
   Alzheimer's Association Memory Walk fundraiser, October 6, 10am, Seward Park: 1-800-848-7097.
   Pooches in the Park, Sundays, noon-1pm, Seattle area parks: 787-2500, ext. 804.
   Cougar Mtn. Zoological Park, Wed.-Sun., 10am-5pm: 391-5508.

Arts & Exhibits

   Watercolor artist Lisa Fifield, Ancestral Spirits Gallery, Port Townsend, through Oct. 16: (360) 385-0078.
   Architectural Walking Tours, through October: 667-9186.
   Bellevue Art Museum's Pacific NW Annual: 454-3322.

Music, Dance

   Friday folk-dance, 7:30, Sept. 27, Everett Mountaineers, Everett Recreation Office at Forest Park: 259-0347.
   Spotlight Youth Theatre of the Jewish Community Center, "Oliver," Sept. 30, Oct. 1, 4:30-8:30pm, registration to join $100: 232-7115.
   Learn to square dance with Samena Squares, Juanita Community Club, 1st lesson w/lasagna dinner is free: 821-4466 or 885-2021.
   Tango lessons, every Friday, 9am-1pm, $5, Velocity Dance Studio: 525-5928, 632-6570.
   Tango lessons, every Sunday, 7:30-11pm, $5, Greenwood Masonic Hall: 784-3010.
   Scandinavian dancing, Sept. 20, free, 8:30pm, Cedar Valley Grange: 206-784-7470.


   Phantom of the Ballpark, Mystery Cafe Dinner Theatre, Fri. & Sat. thru Oct., $36: 324-8895.
   Youth Philharmonic NW 1996-97 Season: 869-9757.
   Show Boat, through Oct. 19, Paramount Theatre: 292-ARTS (2787).


   Bellevue Eastside Youth Symphonies, auditioning for 32nd season, musicians for all orchestra levels: 821-9880.


   Chronic Fatigue & Fibromyalgia, Sept. 28, 10am-2pm, $20: 899-3000.
   UW seeks anyone 50 to 79 to measure levels of fat, paid $25: 287-2777.
   Free women's health exams with mammogram and Pap tests, YWCA: 461-4868.
   Evergreen Health: Breastfeeding Basics, Quilts of Comfort, Infant and Child CPR classes,: 899-3000.
   Emotional Awareness and Health, $15, Acupuncture and Chinese Medicine, free, Aug. 18, Sixth Scents Holistic Ctr.: 347-3544.
   Free food, in-home help and rides to medical appts. for people with AIDS: 328-8979.
   Free women's health exams, mammogram, Pap tests, YWCA: 461- 4868.
   Kid Safety Plus and Infant and Child CPR classes, Evergreen Hosp.: 899-3000.
   "When Hearing Aids Are Not Enough," free brochure: 800-458-4999.
   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, 12:30-3:30 pm every Thurs.: 548-8705.
   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.
   UW Research Ctr. needs patients with Alzheimer's: 764-2069.
   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.
   Volunteers needed, women between 60 and 85 yrs. on estrogen replacement therapy, paid $100: 543-2845.
   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

   ASPIRE: Stop Smoking Program, only pay when you stop smoking, Sept. 30-Oct. 4, 7-9:30pm, Swedish Medical Center: 386-2502.
   Grief and its Effects on the Whole Family, free, Sept. 17, 2-3:30pm, Sept. 23, 7-8:30pm, Swedish Medical Center: 386-2502.
   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.
   Alateen: 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.