December 7, 1998
Stamp, Coin, Card, and Comic Show
Crystal Springs Elementary will be hosting their annual stamp, coin, card, and comic show Dec. 12 and 13 at Crystal Springs Elementary, 21615 9th Ave. SE, Bothell, from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Saturday and 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Sunday. There will be over 100 stamp exhibits from the students at Crystal Springs. There will be a booth with free stamps for all students under 18 years of age on Saturday only. Packets on how to start stamp collecting will be available. Lots of sport and non-sport cards will be displayed for sale. Beanie Babies and Beanie Baby Holders will also be available. Not to be missed are the thousands of comics for sale, as well.
Letters to Santa Claus
The Bothell High School Honor Society is sponsoring a North Pole mail box. Children of all ages (including adults) can drop their letters to Santa at the mail box located behind the clock tower building in front of the Santa photos at Country Village. Santa promises to personally answer those writers who put a return address on their letters. The service is free. Country Village is located at 23730 Bothell-Everett Highway in Bothell. Santa's mailbox is open now through Sunday, Dec. 20. For more information, call 425-483-2250.
Make a gift
The Bothell Parks and Rec. Dept. will offer a Gift Making Program for kids ages 8-12 on Sat., Dec. 19, from 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Each child will have the opportunity to make three different gifts. All materials and lunch included in the program fee of $12. Call 486-3256, ext. 4377, to register.
Boy Scouts selling Christmas trees
Once again, Troop 420 has their Christmas tree lot open for fresh trees. Located in the Kenmore Safeway parking lot on Bothell Way, these Boy Scouts are willing and happy to help you find a Christmas tree to your liking. Pick from a variety of trees, with sizes and prices for everybody. Trees are cut and delivered weekly. This yearly fundraiser supports this 50-year-old troop and helps pay for the many awards, outings, and community services that this troop is known for.
A Festival of Lessons and Carols
The Northwest Boychoir will present a Festival of Lessons and Carols on Saturday, Dec. 12 at 7:30 p.m. at Lake Washington United Methodist Church, 7525 132nd Ave. NE in Kirkland. Admission is $10 for adults and $5 for children and seniors. For additional information, call (206) 524-3234.
Prepare for disaster
A Disaster Preparedness Seminar with Dominic Marzano of the King County Emergency Management Division will be held Dec. 12 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Woodinville Library, 17105 Avondale Rd. For information, call (425) 788-0733.
Alderwood Rotary is sponsoring a Sharing Tree to benefit needy families in South Snohomish County. The tree will be located near Santa Claus in the Center Court of Alderwood Mall.