April 13, 1998


Around the Valley

   Watershed Festival
   An Earth Day Watershed Festival is set for Apr. 25, beginning at 9 a.m. at Tolt-MacDonald Park in Carnation. Educational booths and demonstrations will go on throughout the day. The event is the result of several months of planning by the King Conservation District and community resource groups.
   Community Network Board to meet
   The Snoqualmie Valley Community Network Board will hold its monthly meeting on Tuesday, Apr. 21 5:30-7:30 p.m. at Chief Kanim Middle School. The Board is a community-based citizens group charged by the legislature with reducing youth problem behaviors locally.
   The meeting is open to the public. The agenda includes funding, the Riverview School Youth Summit, the mentoring program and volunteer recognition. For more information call Ellen Kropp at 333-6614.
   Junior football to register
   The Sno-Valley Junior Football Association will register for the upcoming season on May 2, 10-2 at the Carnation Fire Hall and May 9, 10-2 at the North Bend Train Depot. Final registration will be held all day at Duvall Days on May. 16. Viking football is for boys and girls from 7 to 15 years of age. The first practice of the season will be on Aug. 18. For more information, contact Lyle Diediker at 333-6252.
   Meeting on youth programs
   A community meeting for citizens interested in Lower Valley youth programs is being held on Apr. 23, 7 p.m. at the Carnation Fire Station.
   Fire district 10 meeting
   The April 13 regular meeting of the Board of Fire Commissioners of King County District 10 was canceled due to a lack of a quorum. It has been rescheduled for Monday, Apr. 20, 6 p.m. at the Headquarters Station at 175 NW Newport Way, Issaquah. Commissioner candidates will be interviewed until 7 p.m.
   Classes at Valley General Hospital
   A first aid class will be held on Saturday, Apr. 18 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. The class includes CPR certification. Fee is $40.
   Infant-child CPR will be taught on April 20 at 6 p.m. Fee is $10.
   Sound Parenting, a 12-week series for parents and babies, will meet Apr. 23. Fee is $95.
   Call 794-1411 for information on any of the above classes.
   All Creatures Great and Small ball
   "All Creatures Great and Small," a costume benefit ball featuring the sounds of Riverview's own Dam Breakers, will be held on Apr. 25, 7-11 p.m. in the Tolt Middle School Multi-Purpose Room. Come as your favorite creature. Prizes for best costumes. Tickets are $5 for adults, $2.50 for children and $12 for families. Proceeds go toward purchase of stream monitoring kits for Riverview Schools Adopt-A-Stream program.
   Friends of Youth offers classes
   Effective Parenting of 6-12-year-olds, a free six-week parenting series, will run on Tuesdays beginning Apr. 21 through May 26, 7-9 p.m. at the Carnation Library.
   Everything you Need to Know About Alcohol, Tobacco and Other Drugs, a free four-week class for middle and high school students. Starts the first Monday of every month, 3:30-5 p.m. in Friends of Youth Snoqualmie office. Call 425-392-6367 to register for either of the above classes.
   Volunteers needed for parent support program
   Enjoy new parents and their babies while gaining valuable leadership and group facilitation experience. Help new parents transition into the early months of parenthood by leading parent discussion groups in your neighborhood. The goal of Program for Early Parent Support (PEPS) groups is to connect new parents with each other to share experiences and community resources. Training is provided. The next training sessions are May 16 and 30. Call 206-547-8570.