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Community calendar


Calendar announcement deadline is 12 noon Thursday.

Meetings

   Woodinville Rotary Club will not meet Dec. 24 or Dec. 31.
   Friday Pinochle, Woodinville Lions Club, Dec. 27, 1pm: 483-2693.
   Woodinville City Council, Mondays, 7pm, Sorenson: 489-2700.

New Year's Eve

   First Night Pierce County, Dec. 31, 5pm-12 midnight, $8: 1-800-845-9466.
   Everett Symphony Orchestra, Dec. 30, 6:30 hors d'oeuvres, 8pm concert, $25: (206) 259-0382.
   KWJZ-FM (98.9), "Top 10 Smooth Jazz CDs of 1996," Dec. 31: 441-3699 to vote.
   Maplewood Greens, giant bash and dance party, Dec. 31, 9pm-1am, $30: 243-8536.
   Spirit of Puget Sound, New Year's Eve Bash, $125, 7:30pm boarding, 1:30am docking: 443-1442.

Volunteers Needed

   Hospice Volunteers needed, Visiting Nurses Services, 1997 training: 548-2402.
   Homecare volunteers, help elderly remain living safe and healthy: 1-800-449-2221.
   Northwest Kidney Centers, telephone answering, stocking shelves, providing administrative support: 206-292-5351.
   Phone workers needed to staff the 24-hour Crisis Line, training begins Jan. 25: 461-3210.
   Creative Kids Co-op, help for supervising preschool Tues.-Fri., 9:30am-11:45 am: 402-0588.
   The Sharehouse, gain experience in grant writing, fund development, newsletter production, network administration, and warehousing: 527-5956.
   Children's Foundation, seeking volunteers for Christmas Committee, toys needed: (206) 746-1551.
   Bellevue Chamber Chorus, volunteers to assist in tasks to be done: 881-0445.
   Cancer Lifeline, 24-hour hotline: 654-4141.
   USO needs volunteers, military help (Army, Navy, Marines, etc.): 246-1908 or 589-8772.
   American Cancer Society, Relay for Life, thru June: 1-800-729-5588.
   American Cancer Society's 1997 Daffodil Days fundraiser: (206) 869-5588, ext. 129.

Youth

   Alateen, support groups: 625-0000.
   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

   Academic Year in America, if interested in becoming host family for a teen from Brazil, Germany, or Argentina (each child has own medical insurance and spending money), contact: 1-800-458-7100.
   "Mommy and Me," for toddlers 24-36 mo. and parents, Mon. 9-11 am: 827-6940.
   Childbirth Education Association of Seattle: 789-0883.

Women's Interests

   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.

Church, Religious Events

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

Classes, Seminars, Workshops

   Horse Lecture Series, 7-9pm, $5, "A Look At Colic," "Mud, Manure, and Pasture Management," "Mare and Foal Care," and "The Geriatric Horse," Redmond Fire Station: 222-7555 or 718-2161 for dates.
   An American Scrapbook, through Dec. 31, Pogacha Restaurant in Bellevue: 455-5670.
   Movement Awareness, Cancer Lifeline monthly workshop: 654-4141.

Business & Professional

   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.

Gardening

   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

   Redline River Adventures, American Bald Eagle viewing, through Feb. 15, $55 : 1-800-290-4500.
   AAU Washington Girls Basketball Winter League, Jan. 4-Mar. 8, Grades 5-8: 670-8877.
   International Snow Leopard Trust: 632-2421.
   Puget Sound In-Line Hockey League: 821-7133, ext. 4031.

Special Events

   National Library of Poetry, $48,000 in prizes, North American Open Poetry Contest, deadline Dec. 31, free entry: send to National Library of Poetry, 1 Poetry Plaza, Suite 19810, Owings Mills, MD 21117-6282.
   Delta's Pupil's Choice Essay Competition, prizes awarded, theme "A Star to Steer By," essay's due by March 1, 1997: 404-266-7578.
   Sparrowgrass Poetry Forum, $1,000 prize for "Distinguished Poet Awards," deadline Jan. 31, 1997, send to: Sparrowgrass Poetry Forum, Dept. N, 609 Main St., P.O. Box 193, Sisterville, WV 26175-0193.
   Pacific Science Center December special events: "Bing! Bang! Boom!," "Do-It-Yourself Kids," "Stories & Such," and "Science Wonderland." Call 443-2879 for running dates and times.
   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

   1997 Pacific Northwest Arts Fair, Bellevue Art Museum, July 25-27, Enter by Feb. 28: 454-4102.
   Celebration Especially For the Children: "Once Upon A Time," thru Feb. 9, Bellevue Art Museum: 454-3322, ext. 112.
   Tibetan Portrait: The Power of Compassion, showing through Mar. 16, Museum of History & Industry: 324-1126.
   The Arts of Reform and Persuasion, Seattle Art Museum, through Jan. 12, Tue.-Sun. 10am-5pm: 206-654-3180.

Entertainment

   Mystery Cafe, mystery dinner theatre, Friday and Saturday nights, $37: 206-324-8895.
   Winter Wonderland, Jan. 18, Feb. 1, 11am, Redmond Senior Center, free: 556-2316.
   "Tony N' Tina's Wedding," through Dec. 31, Wed.-Sat. 7pm, Sat. matinees 1pm: 292-ARTS.

Music, Dance

   Sno-King's Basic Skills folk dancing, Jan. 6, 8-10pm, Intermediate/Advanced series, Jan. 8, 7:30-9pm: 360-668-5656, 788-9680.
   King County Performance Network, proposals for dance opportunity, applications by Jan. 1: 296-7580.
   Live Big Band Dances, Seattle Center House, Sat. nights, lessons 7-8pm, dance 8-11pm: 684-7200.
   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.

Health

   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.

Support Groups

   Multiple Sclerosis Association, needs people to assist w/services, 2 hrs. per week: 461-6914.
   Association for Children for Enforcement of Support, Wednesdays, Luther Memorial Church, 7-9pm: 1-800-537-7072 or 206-747-5990, ext. 3016.
   Eating Disorders Northwest, Mondays, 7-8:30pm, University Presbyterian Church, University District: 206-685-5334.
   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.
   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.
   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 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.