May 4, 1998


Around the Valley

Play ball!
   The Northshore YMCA has begun Youth Baseball registration for youth in preschool (age 4) through second grade. The season runs June 9 - July 31 for the Duvall/Carnation community.
   T-ball will be for the ages of preschool-kindergarten on Tuesday nights from 6-7 p.m. Practices and games will be held on fields within the Duvall/Carnation communities.
   Coach Pitch is open to all youth in grades 1 and 2. Practice and games will be held on Thursday nights from 6-7 p.m. Volunteer coaches are needed to help this program grow. If interested, call the Northshore YMCA at 425-485-9797 or 425-844-YMCA.
   Community Network Board meets
   The Snoqualmie Valley Community Network Board will hold its monthly meeting on Tuesday, May 19, 5:30-7:30 p.m at Chief Kanim Middle School in Fall City. Based on prevalence data and local input, the Network Board has targeted the prevention of child abuse and neglect, domestic violence, substance abuse and teen pregnancy as its focus for funding and voluntary action. The meeting is open to the public. For more information, call Ellen Kropp, Coordinator, at 333-6614.
   Drum and dance
   Ghana drum and dance will be taught by Atteh Netty on May 30, 10-2 at Cherry Gardens Community Club near Duvall. Each class is an hour and a half and costs $15. Preregistration by May 20 is required. Call 788-3430 or 333-4974.
   Snoqualmie Valley Interest Group meets
   The Snoqualmie Valley Interest Group of Eastside Genealogical Society meets Wednesday, May 20, 9:30 a.m. at the home of Tove Burhen in Duvall. Call 425-788-1266 or 425-888-2053 for directions. Topic: Civil War records. Brown bag. Newcomers welcome.
   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.
   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.