FEBRUARY 10, 1997

 The Edwards Agency

Events

community calendar

Community calendar


Calendar announcement deadline is 12 noon Thursday.

Meetings

   Woodinville Rotary Club, Feb. 11, 7am, Columbia Winery: 483-2320.
   East King County Convention and Visitors Bureau, Feb. 19, 11:30am-1:30pm, $18.50: 455-1926.
   Eastside Genealogical Society, Feb. 13, 7:30pm, Bellevue Library: 746-8412 or 888-3947.
   PROBUS Club, Feb. 25, 10-11:30am, Redmond Senior Center: 869-8081.
   Evergreen Republican Women's Club, Feb. 13, 7-9pm, Boeing Employees Credit Union: 360-659-3242.
   Asian Community Forum, Feb. 12, 12:30-2:30pm, Community Center, 16000 NE 10th St. Bellevue: 455-6884.
   Woodinville Country Garden Club, members homes, 9:30am-12pm, Feb. 12: 487-0064 or 788-3608.
   Woodinville Water District, Feb. 18, 7pm, 17238 W-Duvall Rd: 483-9104 ext. 305.
   Woodinville Lions Club, Friday Pinochle, Feb. 14, 1pm, north of Mack's Corner: 483-2693.
   Fire District 36 Commissioners, Feb. 18, 6pm, 19900 144th NE: 483-2131.
   Sammamish Valley Grange, Feb. 19, 7:30pm, 140th NE at Hollywood: 483-2693.
   Friends of Cottage Lake, Woodinville Library, 7pm, Feb. 17: 788-0733.
   Kiwanis Club of Woodinville, every Thurs., 11:30am-12:30pm, Las Margaritas: 483-6466.
   Business Network International Totem Lake Chapter, Brown Bag Restaurant, every Wed. morning, 7-8:30am: 481-2980.
   Woodinville City Council, Mondays, 7pm, Sorenson: 489-2700.

Volunteers Needed

   Meydenbauer Center needs volunteers for "Family Stage '97:" 637-1020.
   Wildlife enthusiasts needed to help at HOWL Wildlife center in Lynnwood: 787-2500, ext. 808.
   The American Cancer Society needs volunteers for "Relay for Life:" 1-800-729-5588.
   Crisis Clinic of Seattle/King County needs volunteers for their phone lines, next training Mar. 8: 461-3210.
   Evergreen Hospice and Health Care and Evergreen Hospital Medical Center needs volunteers for the following: event planners, patient service assignments, gift shop volunteers, bereavement volunteers, hospice volunteers, and Wellness Works; orientation Feb. 15, 9am-1:30pm, Evergreen Hospice Center: 899-1040 or 899-2264.
   Volunteers needed for front desk receptionist, team support, and Medical Records Assistant, 6 mo. commitment required, Eastside Mental Health: 889-7136.
   Volunteers needed to deliver meals and groceries to people with AIDS, giving rides, in-home helpers, Chicken Soup Bridgade: 726-SOUP.
   Treehouse, needs volunteers for help with running programs for children in need: 767-7000.
   The American Hiking Society needs volunteers to help build and restore foot trails in national parks, forests: 301-565-6704.
   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.
   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's 1997 Daffodil Days fundraiser: (206) 869-5588, ext. 129.

Youth

   "Cartooning," Feb. 19-Apr. 16, 4-5:30pm, $80, Rosehill Community Center, Mukilteo: 290-9500.
   "Factoria Ambassadors," Feb. 20, register by Feb. 17, 4pm, Factoria Mall Center Court: 775-8385.
   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

   South Snohomish County Business & Professional Women, Feb. 13, 5:30-8pm, Landmark Inn, Lynnwood, $14 members, $16 general: 788-4303.
   Business and Professional Women's Club, Feb. 19, 6:30-9pm, Redmond Inn, $18: 483-5985.
   Business & Professional Women's Club, Feb. 12 & 26, 1-2:30pm, Il Bacio, Cleveland Square Shopping Center, $5: 885-9807.
   Women, Anger, and Depression, Feb. 12 & 19, 7-9pm, Eastside Mental Health, $40: 889-7127.
   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

   "Faith and Wholeness," Feb. 15, 11:45am, Central Lutheran Church, Seattle: 747-5924.
   Healing Classes, Feb. 12, 7-9:30pm, CDM Psychic Institute: 258-1449.
   Free Divorce Recovery workshops through Feb. 16, Sun. at 11:30am, Washington Cathedral library: 869-7755.
   Bible Study, Tues., 9:30-11:30am; home study, Wed., 7:30-9pm: 316-8287.

Classes, Seminars, Workshops

   "Mass Extinction of Species: What We Can Do About It," 7:30pm, Feb. 18, Seattle Rotary Education Center Auditorium, Woodland Park Zoo, $8 members/students, $10 general: 548-1535.
   "Public Speaking: It's Time to Overcome the Fear," Feb. 19, noon, Triton Union room 202A, Edmonds Community College: 640-1309.
   Basic Investment Strategies, Feb. 11, 7-9pm, UW Bothell Rm. 215, $20: 685-1090.
   Photo Albums: Creative Keepsakes, Feb. 13, 6:30-9pm, UW Bothell Rm. 215 $20: 685-1090.
   "Financial Workshop for Individual Investors," Feb. 27, Mar. 6, 13, 20, Apr. 3, 7-8:30pm, Woodinville Library: 487-0206.
   "Creating Kidspace for Living & Learning," Feb. 13, (8:30-9am registration), 9-10:30am, $15, Seattle Design Center: 762-1200.
   Beginning Tai Chi Chih, Feb. 13-Mar. 20, 9:15-10:30am, $45, Overlake's Education Conference Center: 688-5800.
   Shingles: Care and Prevention, Feb. 13, 12:45-2pm, Kirkland Senior Center, $5: 688-5800.
   Healthy Treats and Snacks, Feb. 18, 10-11:30am, South Bellevue Senior Center, $5: 455-7681.
   Late Life Depression, Feb. 19, 10:30-11:30am, Community Center at Mercer View, $5: 236-3545.
   Scholarship Networking, free, Feb. 12, noon, Triton Union Rm. 202A, Edmonds Community College: 640-1309.
   First Aid Workshops, Feb. 13; 9am-5pm, Feb. 14; 9am-1pm, Nordby Conference Center, Fisherman's Terminal in Seattle, $60: 543-1225.
   "Invest in Your Health," Feb. 19; 6:30-8:30pm, $60, Eastside Mental Health: 889-7127 or 889-7130.
   Homeowners and Buyers eliminate bills, Feb. 13 and Mar. 20, Bothell Library: 363-2010.
   "Women, Anger, and Depression," Feb. 12 and 19, 7-9pm, $40, Eastside Mental Health: 889-7127 or 889-7130.
   National Association of Legal Secretaries, basic training, Feb. 19-May 28, every Wed., 6-8pm, Bellevue High School, reg. by Feb. 14, $175: 867-0512.
   Sno-Isle Family History Writing Class, Thursdays, 1-3pm, Martha Lake Community Club: 338-7782.
   Movement Awareness, Cancer Lifeline monthly workshop: 654-4141.

Business & Professional

   Business Network International Totem Lake Chapter, Brown Bag Restaurant, every Wed. morning, 7-8:30am: 481-2980.
   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

   "Taste Of Ocean Shores Food Festival," Feb. 15, 10:30am-3pm: 1-800-76-BEACH.
   Ongoing Knitting and Spinning classes, 7pm: 206-806-8129.

Gardening

   Herbfarm classes: 784-2222.
   "Summer Bulbs: The 'One More Plant' You Always Have Room For," Feb. 18, 7pm, Seattle's Center for Urban Horticulture, $10 non-members: 527-1794.
   Cascade Chapter of the American Rhododendron Society, Feb. 11, 7:30pm, Wilburton Instructional Service Center: 844-2090
   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

   WildKeepers Club, Feb. 15, 2-4pm, Woodland Park Zoo, $10 guests: 706-4225.
   Cross Country Ski Classes, pre-registration required, $40: 556-2300.
   City of Shoreline sponsors 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 per person: 1-800-290-4500.
   Bellevue Community College Baseball, spring training camps in Feb. & Mar., 9-12 yr. olds, $35, BCC Athletic Fieldhouse: 206-641-2351.
   City of Shoreline, A New Session of Affordable Aerobics, through Mar. 29, $7 per week: 546-5041.
   AAU Washington Girls Basketball Winter League, thru Mar. 8, Grades 5-8: 670-8877.
   International Snow Leopard Trust: 632-2421.
  

Special Events

   9th Annual Greater Seattle Bicycle Expo, Feb. 15-16, Seattle Center Exhibition Hall: 624-0388.
   "Gifts of the Heart," Feb. 14, 3-5pm, Shoreline Community College - Showroom: 546-7859.
   North Cascade Cat Fancier's Cat Show, Evergreen State Fairgrounds Pavilion, Feb. 15-16, 9am-5pm, $3 adults, $2 Sr./kids: 360-794-7832 or 206-339-3309.
   Pacific Science Center, "Stories & Such," Feb. 18, 10:30am & 1pm: 443-2001.
   Call Pacific Science Center for IMAX and Laser Show schedules: 443-2001.
   Delta's Pupil's Choice Essay Competition, prizes awarded, theme "A Star to Steer By," essays due by March 1, 1997: 404-266-7578.
   Florida Literary Guild, $1000 prize, deadline Feb. 27, 21 lines or less, send to: Florida Literary Guild, 3232 SW 35th Blvd., Suite 156, Post Office Box 147035, Gainesville, FL 32614-7035.
   Celestial Arts, $1000 prize, religious poetry, deadline Mar. 4, 21 lines or less, send to: Celestial Arts, 1257 Siskiyou Blvd., Suite 4, Ashland, OR 97520.
   "Building for Air Travel: Architecture and Design for Commercial Aviation," thru May 11, Museum of Flight, 10am-5pm, $8: 206-764-5720.
   Sparrowgrass Poetry Forum, $500 prize, "Award of Poetic Excellence" contest, free to enter, 20 lines or less, Mar. 31 deadline: Sparrowgrass Poetry Forum, Dept. C, 609 Main St., P.O. Box 193, Sisterville, WV 26175-0193.
   Poetry contest, sponsored by Texas Poetry Alliance, $1000 prize, deadline Feb. 19: send to 1712 E. Riverside Dr., Suite 147, Austin, TX 78741-1320.
   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, entries due by Feb. 28: 454-4102.
   Tibetan Portrait: The Power of Compassion, showing through Mar. 16, Museum of History & Industry: 324-1126.

Entertainment, Auditions

   Mrs. Washington International Pageant, deadline Feb. 20, entry info: (509) 448-0966.
   Shoreline Community College, Opera Workshop Performances, Feb. 20-22, 8pm, Little Theater, $8 general, $7 students/seniors: 546-4606.
   Sweet Adelines "Seattle Shores" chapter, 7pm, Tues. evenings, Prince of Peace Lutheran Church: 821-5257 or 481-5069.
   Mystery Cafe, mystery dinner theatre, Friday and Saturday nights, $37: 206-324-8895.
   Pine Nut Players, seeking pianist, "How to Eat Like A Child," Feb. production, Thursday evenings, Sat. mornings: 360-794-7101.

Music, Dance

   Rain or Shine Dixieland Jazz Festival, Feb. 14-16, kids 12 and under free: 360-533-2910.
   Sleeping Lady & Icicle Creek Musical Center, $14, near Leavenworth: 800-574-2123 or 509-548-6344.
   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

   "Health & Fitness: Wealth & Wisdom Expo '97," Feb. 15-16, free, Alderwood Mall: 729-4300.
   Invest in Your Health, Feb. 19, 6:30-8:30pm: 889-7127.
   Volunteers needed for research on memory loss, may receive up to $125, University of Washington: 206-582-8440 ext. 6930 or 206-764-2809.
   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

   CODA, support group of co-dependent women, through Mar. 14, 7pm-8:30pm, Triton Union, Rm. 120, Edmonds Community College, free: 640-1309.
   Multiple Sclerosis Association, needs people to assist w/services, 2 hrs. per week: 461-6914.
   The Association for Children for Enforcement of Support (ACES), 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.