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New from Molbak's

   Molbak's custom floral designer, Joni LaFave, will show how to bring the harvest into your home using dried, everlasting, and natural materials Sept. 27 from 7 to 8 p.m. Also this month, Boris Spivak will be the featured artist in Molbak's Northwest Stone Sculptures Gallery. Spivak will be on-site throughout the day of Sept. 29 demonstrating his techniques and answering questions. For details, call 483-5000.

Pet license program begins

   King County Animal Control will continue its pet identification program in Woodinville and Duvall through Sept. 28 inside the city limits and in the surrounding unincorporated areas. Some local supermarkets will also serve as pet license outlets during this time. Pet license canvassers will wear King County photo identification, bright blue polo shirts, and windbreakers marked with the pet licensing logo. They will be at Safeway and Stockmarket Sept. 24-28, from 3:30-8:30 p.m. Tuesday through Friday and 10:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m. Saturday.

Mayor draws winning tickets

   Woodinville residents Roger Estrin and Hedy Doederlein held two of the five winning tickets drawn by Mayor Bob Miller in the Hooterville Safehaus raffle last week. The donated prizes included a scenic float plane tour, deluxe accomodations at the Westin Hotel, Adobe Pagemaker 6.0 Software, dinner for two at Anthony's Homeport, and a large dog bed. Raffle proceeds will benefit Hooterville Safehaus, a non-profit animal rescue organization and no-kill facility in Woodinville.

Helpful hints

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Crafters needed for fall show

   Crafters are needed for the 4th annual Fall Craft Show to be held in the Woodinville Towne Center Oct. 12 and 13. Sponsored by Heart T' Heart Friend T' Friend, the event will feature music, food, handcrafted items, and a free drawing. The vendor cost is $75 for the two-day event. Registration deadline for crafters is Sept. 30. For information, call Darlene Pearson at 487-2920.

Multi-Service Center needs help

   The Northshore Multi-Service Center in Bothell needs several volunteers to help at its food and clothing banks to pick up surplus food at grocery stores or deliver food to shut-ins. Morning, afternoon, and evening hours are available for some positions. To volunteer, call Teresa Andrade at 485-6521.

Dog training classes offered

   Shoreline Parks and Recreation will offer dog obedience classes Tuesdays from Oct. 1-Nov. 19 at the Richmond Highlands Recreation Center. Classes will include Puppy Manners, Beginning Home Obedience, and Advanced Home Obedience. Call 546-3835.

Baby giraffe named

   Woodland Park Zoo's one-month-old female giraffe has been named Fahara, which means "graceful" in Swahili. She can be seen at the Zoo's African Savanna from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. daily.

Seventh annual Harvest Craft Bazaar

   Shoppers will find a variety of handmade craft items for gift giving and home decorating at the seventh annual Harvest Craft Bazaar on Oct. 19 from 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Admission is free and lunch will be available. This annual bazaar is held at the Redmond Senior Center, 8703 160th Ave. NE, just north of City Hall, along the Sammamish River Trail. For more information, call 556-2314.

CPR/First Aid classes at the Y

   Northshore YMCA offers American Red Cross certification in Adult CPR, Infant/Child CPR, and First Aid. Call the YMCA at (206) 485-9797 for schedule and fees.