Northwest NEWS

November 2, 1998

Valley Special

Around the Valley


Skate park workshop

  A skate park workshop to help create a skate park in the Valley is set for Nov. 5, 6:30-9 p.m. at Cherry Valley Elementary. Watch a skating demonstration, win a door prize, enter to win a skate board, free refreshments, meet professional skaters. Call Lorry Kaye at 788-6716 for more information.

Little League registration

  Sno-Valley North Little League baseball and softball registration is set for Saturday, Nov. 7, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. and Sunday, Nov. 15, noon-3 p.m. in the Stillwater Elementary gym. Certified birth certificates are required. Call Jamie ASAP at 844-9631, ext. 201 for information.

Senior Connections Program

  The Senior Connections Program is an volunteer outreach program to help isolated, homebound, older adults. For information, call Lynne Goldsmith at 333-4152. The next training session will be on Monday, Nov. 9 at 2 p.m.

Free family math workshop

  Looking for ideas on how to make math fun? Parents and their first through third grade children will learn how to have a good time with math at a free workshop at the Fall City Elementary School Learning Resource Center on Tuesday, Nov. 10 from 6:30-8 p.m.
   To sign up, call Eastside Literacy at 425-558-2459.

Valley Tops class

  Sno-Valley Senior Center and Tops are joining together to offer a Valley Tops class. Tops stands for Take Off Pounds Sensibly. They meet weekly on Monday evenings at the senior center in Carnation, 4610 Stephens Ave. Weigh-in starts at 6 p.m., the meeting at 6:30 p.m. Those attending pay a monthly dues of $3 for seniors and $5 for all others. Call 333-4152 for more information and ask for Jackie.

'Fun With Learning' workshop

  Parents and children will learn how to make reading and writing fun at a free workshop at the Stillwater Elementary School Learning Resource Center on Thursday, Nov. 5 from 6:30-8 p.m.
   This workshop is for parents and children grades 1-3. Families will learn how to identify and use seven different kinds of intelligences and learn how to apply this knowledge to reading and writing activities. Call 844-2459.

Call for volunteers

  The Carnation Fourth of July Committee is looking for volunteers to help organize the Fourth of July festivities in Carnation. The committee currently meets for one hour on the first Thursday of every month at the Carnation Fire Station meeting room at 7 p.m. For more information, call 333-5053.

Learn English for free

  Eastside Literacy Council in Duvall is offering English as a Second Language (ESL) classes. Learn English and make some new friends at the same time. For more information, call Alex Valdes at 844-2459 or email him at

Home ownership workshop

  A home ownership workshop on Saturday, Nov. 7, sponsored by the Washington Community Housing Network, will provide step-by-step guidance for those considering purchasing their own home. The program will be held from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Children's Services of Sno-Valley, 1407 Boalch Ave. NW in North Bend. Participants will learn about negotiation, financing and how credit reports affect home buying. All attendees will earn a Borrowers/Lenders Certificate for all Washington housing programs. Call 888-2777 to reserve an enrollment space.

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.