April 27, 1998


Around the Valley

   Parenting presentation
   "Ready for the Real World," a free parenting presentation, will be held Apr. 30, 7 p.m. at Fall City Elementary School. Learn practical ideas that will help your children handle the world beyond home. Get tips on dealing with "mean" grownups, swearing, bullying and peer pressure. Childcare will be provided. Call Teresa Appleseth at 222-5878 for information.
   Ladies golf league forming
   Are you an experienced golfer or just starting out? No matter what your skill level, come join the fun and no-stress competition every Thursday night at the beautiful Tall Chief Golf Course just outside Fall City. League play starts May 7 and goes through Sept. 3. For details, contact Tracy Stein at 425-881-3661.
   Learning workshop
   A "Family Fun with Learning" workshop for parents and children grades 1-3 will be held at the Snoqualmie Library on Wednesday, May 6 from 6:30-8 p.m. There will be several reading and writing activities set up for families to practice and enjoy. To register, call Eastside Literacy at 425-558-2459.
   Classes at Fall City Farms
   "Art on the Farm," art classes for children, will be offered again at Fall City Farms. The art class consists of walking and sketching. Classes will be held July 25, and Aug. 9 and 15. Pick one day. Fee is $25. Classes are designed for ages 6-11. Certified teacher Ruth Huschle has taught art in Seattle schools and programs. Call 425-222-7930.
   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.
   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.