MAY 26, 1997

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Spring and summer activities in and around Woodinville

activities The City of Woodinville will be sponsoring a number of different activities this summer. Events range from concerts and fireworks to swimming opportunities.

Concerts
   At the Redhook Ale Brewery (14300 NE 145th St., Woodinville), a summer concert series for families is planned. On Sunday afternoons beginning at 4 p.m., concertgoers can bring picnic dinners to the brewery and listen to bands on the outdoor stage. Swamp Mama Johnson, a Bellingham blues/rock band, plays June 29. Gentlemen Jugglers, a comedic juggling duo, will open for the Special Consensus Bluegrass Band on July 27. Island Time Steel Band, a six-piece steel drum band from Seattle, will perform Aug. 24. The concerts at Redhook are free, but donations will be accepted. Concerts will benefit Wilmot Gateway Park. Redhook will also provide concessions for the events. Call 483-3232.

Fourth of July
   In July, prepare to be dazzled at the third annual Woodinville Fourth of July Fireworks Show. Held on the JB Sod Farm, the grounds will open at 6 p.m. with the Infinity Visions show beginning at 10:30 p.m. Bring a blanket to sit on. Entertainment, crafts, and activities for kids from 7-10 p.m are planned, as well. The show is presented by the City of Woodinville, Classic KING-FM (98.1), Bellevue Philharmonic Orchestra, and Chateau Ste. Michelle Winery. There will be free bus service between downtown Woodinville and the event site from 6-12 p.m. Stops will be made at Woodinville Park & Ride, and along NE 175th St.
   Also on the Fourth, the Bellevue Philharmonic Orchestra will perform at Chateau Ste. Michelle from 7-9 p.m. Tickets cost $5. Admission for kids 12 and under is free. Call 455-4171.

Bothell events
   Registration has begun for Bothell Parks & Recreation's summer programs for youth, teens, and families. Call 486-3256 for a complete listing or details.
   The Fourth of July events in Bothell will kick off with a street dance July 3 from 6:30 to 10 p.m. at 101st Ave. NE between Main St and 183rd Ave. NE. Blue Mariah will play at this free event for all ages.
   The Bothell annual 4th of July Parade will begin at noon on Main St. at 104th Ave. NE, travelling down Main St. to SR-527 toward NE 188th. The Re-Enactment of the Battle of Concord will be held immediately after the parade (approximately 1 p.m.) at Pop Keeney Stadium.
   The annual Music in the Park programs will be held at Pop Keeney this summer while the Park at Bothell Landing is under construction. The free concerts begin at 6:30 p.m. The first concert will feature the Circuit Riders playing country gospel on July 11. The Joe Koplin Jazz Quintet will play bebop, hardbop, and ballads on July 18. Hear '50s and '60s rock 'n' roll when The 57s play on July 25. Bochinche will perform Latin dance rhythm on Aug. 1. The Suffering Gaels will entertain with Irish dance tunes on Aug. 8 and the Kings of Swing will play on Aug. 15.

Swimming
   The Cottage Lake Outdoor Pool is open. The Woodinville-area pool, located in Cottage Lake Park, will remain open through Labor Day. Summer construction to improve Cottage Lake Park will not affect operations at the pool. Spring office hours at the pool are noon to 7 p.m., seven days a week, while summer office hours (beginning June 23) are 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. on weekdays, and 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. on weekends.
   Activities at the pool this spring and summer will include public swims, water exercises, family swims, adult swims, and swimming lessons. The pool can also be rented for special occasions like birthday parties. Call the pool at 296-2999 for more information about the pool schedule and rentals.
   Admission to the pool is $1.40 for public and family swims, and $2.25 for adult and lap swims ($1.40 for senior citizens). Three-month pool passes are available for individuals and families. The fee for swimming lessons depends on the type and size of the class.