Calendar announcement deadline is 12 noon Thursday.
First Legislative District Democrats, Ricketts Bldg., Bothell, Oct. 14, 7:30pm: 821-2015.
Fire District 36 Commissioners, Oct. 15, 5pm, 19900 144th NE: 483-2131.
Woodinville Water District, Oct. 15, 7pm: 483-9104.
Woodinville Historical Society, Oct. 15, 7:00pm, City Hall: 483-9250.
Sammamish Valley Grange, Oct. 16, 7:30pm, Hollywood, Woodinville: 483-2693.
Cottage Lake Children's Hospital Auxiliary, Oct. 18, Sammamish Valley Grange: 483-2693.
Eastside Healthy Start, volunteers work with parents of newborns, train on Oct. 15-16, and Oct. 22-23: 206-524-6020.
Seattle Halloween Tradition, volunteers needed, benefits the Children's Hospital: 448-8766.
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.
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.
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.
Spiritual Healing Class, Oct. 9, 7:00-9:30pm, Church of Divine Man: 258-1449.
South Snohomish County Business & Professional Women (BPW), Oct. 10, 5:30pm-8pm, Landmark Inn, Lynnwood, $14 members, $16 guests: 743-0779.
Business & Professional Women's Club, Oct. 16, 6:30-9:30pm, Redmond Motor Inn, "Where Have All the Smart Women Gone:" 867-1310.
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 Growth Support Group, Mondays, 7-9pm: 609-5161.
Classes, Seminars, Workshops
Children Grieve Too, Oct. 10, 7pm-9pm, Bellevue Community College, $20: 641-2279.
Don't Be a Target, Bellevue Community College, Oct. 15, 22, 29, 7-9pm, $30: 641-2279.
Business & Professional
"Launch Yourself Into A Career In The Accounting Field," Oct. 10, 12:30-1:30pm, Student Lounge, Shoreline Community College, register by Oct. 9: 206-546-4610.
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
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.
Woodinville Country Garden Club, Oct. 9, 9:30am-12 noon: 788-3608 or 487-0064.
Creating Greener Neighborhoods, Oct. 16, 7-9pm, free, UW Center for Urban Horticulture: 624-7075.
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
Friday Pinochle, Woodinville Lions Club, Oct. 11, 7pm: 483-2693.
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.
Tiny Game Safari in Southern Africa, 7:30pm, Oct. 10, Seattle Rotary Education Center Auditorium @ Woodland Park Zoo, $4 members; $5 general: 684-4800.
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
Exhibition of Shawn Brixey & Ellen Garvens, Jacob Lawrence Gallery, thru Oct. 11, 4:30-6:30pm: 685-1805.
Leon Phillips, Oct. 5, 2-6pm, Summer Song Gallery: 329-1377.
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.
Country and Western Line Dancing Lessons, $46, Oct. 8-Nov. 12, 7-8:15pm, Meridian Park School (Cafeteria): 546-5041.
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.
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).
Pine Nut Players, appointment required, "Little Shop of Horrors:" 360-794-7101.
Eastside Symphony: 827-7344.
Bellevue Eastside Youth Symphonies, auditioning for 32nd season, musicians for all orchestra levels: 821-9880.
Free screenings for children and adults suspected of having learning disorders, Hope Clinic, Oct. 19: 462-7800.
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.
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.
Eastside Group of Parents, Families & Friends of Lesbians and Gays, 7pm, Oct. 17, First United Methodist Church, Bellevue: 325-7724.
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.
Overeaters Anonymous: Bothell Adult Day Center, Mondays, 7-8:30pm; Saturdays, 8:30-10am: 488-8547.
Overeaters Anonymous, Saturday mornings, 8:30-9:30am: 488-8547.
Overlake Hospital Support Groups: 688-5000.
Solo Parent Peer Support, every other Thurs., 6:30-8:30pm: 364-7930.
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.
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.
Alcoholics Anonymous: 454-1505 or 587-2838.
Alzheimer's Family: 821-9500.
Caregivers: 488-4821; 821-9500.
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.
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.