JANUARY 6, 1997

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Events

community calendar

Community calendar


Calendar announcement deadline is 12 noon Thursday.

Meetings

   Woodinville City Council, Mondays, 7pm, Sorenson: 489-2700.
   Sno-Isle Genealogical Society, Jan. 8, 7:30pm, Martha Lake Community Club: 546-2881.
   South Snohomish County BPW, Jan. 9, 5:30-8pm, Landmark Inn, Lynnwood: 743-0779.
   Eastside Genealogical Society, Jan. 9, 7:30pm, Bellevue Library, free: 746-8412 or 888-3947.
   Friday Pinochle, Woodinville Lions Club, Jan. 10, 1pm: 483-2693.
   Hospital District 2 Commissioners, Jan. 13, 7pm, Evergreen Hospital: 899-2602.
   First District Democrats, Jan. 13, 7:30pm, Ricketts Bldg., Bothell: 821-2015.
   Edmonds Music Teachers' Assn., Jan. 14, 9:30am, Mills Music Bothell: 743-5054.
   Woodinville Chamber of Commerce, Jan. 14, noon: 481-8300.
   Northshore School Board, Jan. 14, 3:30pm, Ricketts Bldg.: 489-6000.
   Woodinville Lions, Jan. 14, 7pm, Mountain View Community Center: 483-2693.

Volunteers Needed

   Multiple Sclerosis Association, needs people to assist w/services, 2 hrs. per week:461-6914.
   Cougar Mountain Zoo is seeking volunteers to fill spots as tour guides, lecture, and outreach speakers: 206-392-6278.
   Crisis Line of Seattle/King County, needs volunteer phone workers to staff the 24-hour Crisis Line, training begins Jan. 25: 461-3210.
   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.
   Creative Kids Co-op, help for supervising preschool Tues.-Fri., 9:30am-11:45am: 402-0588.
   The Sharehouse, gain experience in grant writing, fund development, newsletter production, network administration, and warehousing: 527-5956.
   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

   Financial Workshop for Individual Investors, Thursdays, Jan. 9-Feb. 6, 7-8:30pm, Woodinville City Hall, $20: 487-0206.
   Healing Class, Jan. 12, 1-3:30pm; meditation classes begin Jan. 9, 7 pm. CDM Psychic Institute: 258-1449.
   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.
   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

   Hawaiian Arts & Crafts Family Day, Jan. 11, 11am-3pm, Burke Museum, UW Campus: 543-5590.
   Ongoing Knitting and Spinning classes, 7pm: 206-806-8129.

Gardening

   Western Washington Horticultural Convention, Jan. 8-10, Marriott Sea-Tac Hotel: 509-547-5538.
   Cascade Chapter American Rhododendron Society, Jan. 14, 7:30pm, Wilburton Instructional Service Center: 844-2090.
   Woodinville Country Garden Club, Jan. 15, 9:30am-noon, members' homes: 487-0064 or 788-3608.
   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

   Drop-in Basketball for Women, Fridays, 7-9pm $2, Meridian Park School Gym: 546-5041.
   Redline River Adventures, American Bald Eagle viewing, through Feb. 15, $55 : 1-800-290-4500.
   AAU Washington Girls Basketball Winter League, thru 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

   Delta's Pupil's Choice Essay Competition, prizes awarded, theme "A Star to Steer By," essays due by March 1, 1997: 404-266-7578.
   Winter Wonderland, Jan. 18, Feb. 1, 11am, Redmond Senior Center, free: 556-2316.
   International Library of Famous Poets, $1,000 prize, free contest, deadline Jan. 28, 21 lines or less, send To: Free Poetry Contest, 421 N. Rodeo Dr., Suite 15-544, Beverly Hills, CA 90210.
   Sparrowgrass Poetry Forum, $1,000 prize for "Distinguished Poet Awards," deadline Jan. 31, send to: Sparrowgrass Poetry Forum, Dept. N, 609 Main St., P.O. Box 193, Sisterville, WV 26175-0193.
   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

   Japanese ink painting classes (Sumi), Arts Umbrella, Bothell, 9:30am-12pm: 454-8355.
   The Arts of Reform and Persuasion, Seattle Art Museum, through Jan. 12: 654-3180.
   Tibetan Portrait: The Power of Compassion, through Mar. 16, Museum of History & Industry: 324-1126.
   1997 Pacific Northwest Arts Fair, Bellevue Art Museum, July 25-27, Entries due by Feb. 28: 454-4102.
   Celebration Especially For the Children: "Once Upon A Time," thru Feb. 9, Bellevue Art Museum: 454-3322, ext. 112.

Entertainment

   Diana Gabaldon, "Drums of Autumn," Jan. 13, 1pm, Totem Book Shop in Kirkland: 821-4343.
   Royal Netherlands - The Dutch Today, Globetrotter Film Series, Jan. 14, Crossroads Cinema, single tickets $8: 747-8727 or 454-6460.
   Mystery Cafe, mystery dinner theatre, Friday and Saturday nights, $37: 206-324-8895.

Music, Dance

   "Stomp," through Jan. 12, 5th Ave. Theatre: 292-ARTS.
   Mornings with the Symphony, Jan. 7, 10am, Seattle Center Opera House, $14: 443-4747.
   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.

Auditions

   Auditions for "A Chorus Line," Jan. 12, 1-6pm, Spotlight Youth Theatre, Jewish Community Center on Mercer Island; grades 9-12: 232-7115.

Health

   The Lupus Foundation of America, Jan. 8, 7:30pm, Providence Medical Center: 206-774-2992. 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

   Association for Children for Enforcement of Support (ACES), Wednesdays, Luther Memorial Church, 7-9pm: 1-800-537-7072 or 206-747-5990, ext. 3016.
   Adult bereavement, Hospice of Snohomish County, Jan. 9-30, 1-2:30 or 6-7:30pm: 261-4807.
   Carousel Program of Hospice of Snohomish County, Jan. 11, 10am-1:45pm, First Presbyterian Church in Everett: 261-4800.
   CODA, co-dependent women, Jan. 10-Mar. 14, 7-8:30pm, Edmonds CC, free: 640-1309.
   Meniere's Disease Support Group, Jan. 15, 7pm, Northshore Sr. Center, 10201 East Riverside Dr., Bothell, room 101: 481-7013.
   Multiple Sclerosis Association, needs people to assist w/services, 2 hrs. per week: 461-6914.
   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.