Northwest NEWS

October 19, 1998

Valley Special

Around the Valley


Intergenerational workshop

  UMO Ensemble is presenting "El Dorado" in Duvall Oct. 31. In conjunction with their Halloween night performance at Cedarcrest, UMO will conduct a free "Intergenerational Workshop" on Saturday, Oct. 24 from noon to 2 p.m. in the high school gym.
   This will be an opportunity to experience UMO's unique style of theater and movement in a hands-on environment. The workshop is geared for ages 16 and up, although ages 13-15 are welcome if accompanied by an adult.
   No reservations are necessary for the free workshop.

Music jam session

  John and Susan are hosting an acoustic music jam session at their place, five miles east of Duvall, Oct. 24 at 6:30 p.m.
   If you play old-time, bluegrass, celtic or other acoustic roots music, call John or Susan for directions at 788-9308.
   Fiddle, guitar, mandolin, banjo, harp, bodhran, whistle, flute, bass and vocalists all welcome.
   Sorry, electricity-free area.

Moms in Touch group forming

  A Moms in Touch informational meeting will be held Monday, Oct. 26 from 7:30-8:30 p.m. for Tolt Middle School. MITI groups meet weekly for one hour to intercede for their children and their schools through prayer. For more information, call Jeanie at 333-4732. The meeting is open to anyone who would like to find out more about the group even if your child attends another school.

Learn English for free

  Eastside Literacy Council in Duvall is offering English as a Second Language (ESL) classes once a week in Woodinville, Duvall and Fall City, and classes will be added soon in North Bend and Carnation. Class sizes are small, and all levels of ability are welcome. Learn English and make some new friends at the same time. For more information, call Alex Valdes at 844-2459 or email him at

Pizza fundraiser at Safari's

  Safari's Pizza in Duvall (only) will donate 20 percent of every pizza sold on Wednesday, Oct. 28 to the Duvall Church's Russia Mission Team's fundraising efforts.
   In January, 1999, the Russia team will distribute winter survival kits which contain food, vitamins, an article of warm winter clothing, literature and a teddy bear to children in hospitals, orphanages and schools in Russia and Balarus with Josh McDowell's Operation Carelift project.
   Enjoy Safari's delicious pizza at the Duvall restaurant, order to go or have it delivered and support the Russia Mission Team.

Sno-Valley Senior benefit dinner

  The Sno-Valley Senior Center will host their third annual benefit dinner on Saturday, Oct. 24 at 6 p.m. at Tolt Middle School.
   Remlinger Farms is providing a roast beef dinner and an evening of local entertainment is planned. The price is $25 a person, with proceeds supporting the senior programs. For reservations, call 425-333-4152.

'Children's Sabbath'

  On Oct. 25, the First Congregational Church of Monroe and Fall City United Methodist Church will celebrate the seventh annual National Observance of Children's Sabbaths.

'Fright Night' Oct. 30 activities

  Celebrate Halloween with safe, fun-filled activities that the whole family can enjoy. Family "Fright Night" will be held at Si View Gym in North Bend on Friday evening, Oct. 30 from 7-9 p.m.
   Planned activities include a costume party, music and dancing, crafts and games and a performance by James the Puppeteer. The event is sponsored by the Palladium Council of Children's Services and attendance is free. Costumes are encouraged for guests of all ages.
   For further information, call 425-888-2777.

Fall City Elementary open house

  Fall City Elementary will host an open house on Oct. 22 at 7 p.m.

   The PTSA will have its annual ice cream social, consisting of chocolate sundaes and root beer floats.

Benefit community dinner

  A community dinner will be held on Nov. 9, 6:30-9 p.m. at Cedarcrest High School to raise money for the Eastside Domestic Violence Center. Cost is $4 per person.