Northwest NEWS

February 8, 1999


More events

Kenmore Heritage Society to meet Feb. 10

   Tthe Kenmore Heritage Society will meet Wednesday, Feb. 10 at 8 pm at the Kenmore Community Club. Six areas of focus have been indentified for the coming year and those attending the meeting will be invited to join with coordinators in their area of focus. Focus areas include landmark designation, school connection, photo/written archives, collections, historical map, and oral history. The meeting will also mark the kickoff for the membership campaign which will be conducted this year. Anyone interested in joining in the fun adventure of exploring and recording Kenmore's rich heritage is invited to come to the meeting. For more information, call KHS president Tom Traeger at 488-2818.

'Nearby History'

   "Nearby History," a free series on how to research the history of your choice, is expanding to the Eastside this year, with the Redmond Library hosting the Eastside workshops starting on Saturday, Feb. 13, from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. Learn how to use government, library, and Web resources to research family and community histories, how and when to conduct oral histories, and how to conserve your historical treasures. The eight-part series includes a research field trip. Brochures with dates/times are at the Redmond and select Eastside libraries, or call the Redmond Library for details, 885-1861.

Wildscapes lecture series

   The Washington Wildscapes lecture series will continue into early spring. Although the public is encouraged to attend all the lectures, it is not necessary to do so. Individual lectures will be open to the public (subject to space availability) free of charge. Pre-registration is recommended, however, as a precaution in the event that winter weather forces cancellation of a lecture. Lectures will be held on Thursday evenings from 7 to 8:30 p.m. at the Redmond Library, 15810 NE 85th St., in downtown Redmond. Free parking is available at the library.

CPAs fight hunger

   From now until Tax Day, April 15, the Sammamish Washington Society of Certified Public Accountants chapter will collect non-perishable food and cash donations for community food banks. When coming to meet with their CPA for tax preparation and other services, clients may bring cans of food or make small cash donations which go to support the Northshore, Kirkland, and Redmond Multi-Service Centers. For information, call 425-485-8545.

Auto workshop

   An auto shop workshop, taught by Doug Ansell, a master Certified Auto Technician, will be held Feb. 20 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Bothell High School auto shop. The cost is $30 and for ages 16 and older. To register and receive more information, call 206-296-2964.

Debt-Free and Prosperous Living

   A "Debt-Free and Prosperous Living" seminar will be held on Thursday, Feb. 11 from 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. at the Northshore Senior Center in Bothell, 10201 E. Riverside Drive. Fee for one person is $29 and $39 for a couple. Preregistration is required. Call 206-546-4562.

Daffodil Days

   The American Cancer Society's 1999 Daffodil Days fundraiser is a great way to reward employees and clients with bouquets of daffodils. Corporate packages start at $140 for 25 bouquets, and purchases are 85% tax-deductible. The proceeds support the American Cancer Society's local programs of cancer research, education, advocacy, and patient services. For details, call 1-800-729-5588.