Pinochle at Woodinville Lions' Club is played every second and fourth Friday beginning at 1 p.m. Beginners are welcome, and coffee and cookies are served. The club is located at 19009 168th NE. Call 483-2693 for information.
Bus route changes planned
King County Council member Maggi Fimia will hold community meetings on Metro's new transit service plan on Nov. 20, 12-2 p.m., at the Shoreline Public Library and on Nov. 21, 7-9 p.m., at the Northshore Senior Center in Bothell. Members of the North King County Sounding Board, local citizen volunteers, have drafted a proposal and now additional citizen input is needed. More crosstown, mid-day, connections, transfers, and small buses will be a part of the changes in District One. Call 296-1001 for more information.
Canned food drive set for Thanksgiving
Dr. Cue & Billiards will hold a canned food drive for local charity on Thanksgiving Day, Nov. 28. They will open at 5 p.m., and each player who brings in two cans of food will get the second hour of play free. Anyone wishing to donate food before or after Thanksgiving can drop it by Dr. Cue & Billiards, 14713 Bothell Way NE, Seattle.
Hooterville sets fundraiser
Hooterville Safehaus is having a fundraiser Nov. 23 and 24, 9 a.m.-4 p.m., at the Sammamish Valley Grange in Woodinville. Unique gift items for pet owners, crafts, and a used book sale will be available. Proceeds go towards maintaining Hooterville, a non-profit animal shelter. For information, call 488-4444.
Northshore Rotary brings Santa to breakfast
The Northshore Rotary will hold its 5th Annual Santa Breakfast Dec. 7 at 8 a.m. and 10:30 a.m. at Bothell High School. The Christmas show will be at 9:45 a.m. Tickets for $3 can be purchased at the Northshore Senior Center. Call 487-2441 for more information.
Meeting topic is Readiness to Learn
Northshore Human Services Consortium will have a "Readiness to Learn" meeting Nov. 25, 3-5 p.m., in Room 7 of the W.A. Anderson Building in Bothell. Call 489-6217.
Rotary meeting set for Columbia Winery
The Woodinville Rotary Club will meet Nov. 19, 7 a.m., at Columbia Winery, 14040 NE 145th. The topic will be "Building Assets: Our Youth, Families, and Communities" by Neil Nicoll, President of the YMCA of Greater Seattle. Call 483-2320.
Kick-a-thon is benefit
Richards Taekwondo School in Mountlake Terrace is holding a Kick-A-Thon fundraiser Nov. 23 from noon to 2 p.m to raise money for Jenny Rae's kidney transplant. For information and details, call 775-0299.
The Wilderness Awareness School is offering a day of tracking and nature awareness Nov. 24 in Sultan. Call 788-1301.
Kids: Enter Christmas Seals drawing contest
Children are invited to participate in one of the winter season's favorite traditions: the Christmas Seals Kids' Drawing Contest. The annual contest encourages children ages 6-15 to express their holiday spirit by submitting their hand-drawn designs that illustrate the theme, Feeling Good at the Holidays. Entry deadline is March 31, 1997. For each entry received, the Triaminic Parents Club, sponsors of the contest, will donate $1 to the American Lung Association. For entry forms and information, call 1-800-LUNG-USA.