MARCH 17, 1997

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Dining In: Easter Sunday dishes

Gardening: Last frost dates

gardening Dustings of snow recently in south Pierce County, Olympia, and Snohomish County lead many gradeners to wondering if spring is ever going to arrive. The soil is still cold and wet. Spring bulbs are emerging slowly, but they are cheering us by coming up.

Counseling centers receive accreditation

counseling centers The Presbyterian Counseling Service, North Puget Sound Presbytery (NPSP), a Samaritan Center, recently was awarded full accreditation by the Samaritan Institute, located in Denver, Colorado.

Egg hunts have a long history

egg hunts Egg hunts are part of spring rituals that go back long before there was an Easter. Primitive people were intrigued as they watched an inanimate egg hatch into a living creature, and searched for visible signs that winter's bleakness was giving way to spring's rebirth.

Evergreen project to help older adults

Evergreen Care Network The Evergreen Care Network is taking part in a pilot project that provides support services for functionally impaired older adults. The project's goal is to provide needed services to older adults to enable them to remain safely in their own homes.

Flower arranging at library

flower arranging All persons interested in gardening and flower arranging are invited to attend a program of Japaneses flower arrangement at the Woodinville Library on April 3rd at 11 a.m. Master Ikebanist Mitsuko Hakomori, of the Sogetsu Ikebana school, will demonstrate.

Help with heating bills available

heating bills The Multi-Service Centers of North and East King County can help with heating bills. Low-income residents of the Snoqualmie Valley can get financial help to pay their heating bills through the Multi-Service Centers by calling 869-6027.

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