Northwest NEWS

October 19, 1998


At the Library

calendar  There will be an Introduction to Microsoft Excel class, Oct. 22 and Nov. 5 at the Redmond Library. Check it out.

Horse Whisperer Clinic

library events  The entry fee for the five-day Restarting Clinic is $600, where Greg Eliel will work with colts or troubled horses, establishing a new means of communication. The Groundwork/Horsemanship clinic is $400 for the four days and will teach riders to communicate through feel and enhance their skills using the new communication methods.

McAuliffe to hold meetings for youth

senior activities In an effort to involve more young people in the political process, State Senator Rosemary McAuliffe, D-Bothell, is providing a forum where teenagers will get a chance to speak their minds on issues that most affect them. Students from all walks of life are encouraged to attend, as the senator is looking for diverse opinions.

Church Mouse Boutique

  Quality arts and crafts of all varieties will be for sale.

Woodinville artist opens solo show

  The Woodinville artist, a Signature Member of the Northwest Watercolor Society, will be exhibiting her new works including florals, landscapes and abstracts. Have a look.

Free Family Fun with Learning workshop

  Reading and writing activity centers will be set up for families to practice and enjoy different types of learning activities.

SEPAC general meeting

  Fred Row, director of special education, will speak on the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act Amendments of 1997.

Flu shots at Top Food & Drug

  If you haven't had your flu shot yet, here is your opportunity.

Historical society sets annual meeting/elections

  An agenda of meetings, events and programs will be established for 1999.

Don't bag this dinner

  Funds raised at this event will go toward the purchase of 2,000 sleeping bags by Operation: Sack Lunch, a non-profit organization serving homeless and poverty-level people.

Northwest Bookfest returns

  The festival offers seven stages featuring such popular authors and participants as Dave Barry, Paul Theroux, Susan Lopez, Jim Lehrer and Robert MacNeil, panel discussions, workshops and literary activities.

Spaghetti Bowl returns

  Members of the Kiwanis Club of Northshore will be cooking up their famous spaghetti sauce for the 32nd annual spaghetti dinner to be held Oct. 30.

Herbfarm presents haunting Halloween dinners

  The Boo Ha Ha will feature a six-course candlelight dinner with wines accompanied by music, magic, spooky stories and a challenge to navigate the farm's difficult Thousand-Bale Haunted Hay Maze.

Vintage clothes featured at 100-family garage sale to benefit WHS

  The garage sale is sponsored by over 100 families to benefit the WHS Theater Company's upcoming trip and performances at the International Fringe Festival in Edinburgh, Scotland for 2 weeks in August 1999.

Proposed budget meeting

  The King County Budget and Fiscal Management Committee will sponsor four workshops for public comment on 1999's proposed budget.