Northwest NEWS

February 8, 1999

Valley Special

Around the Valley

Jazz night at Cedarcrest

   The United Sno-Valley Scholarship Foundation is presenting the Third Annual Jazz Night on Wednesday, Feb. 10, at 7 p.m. This energized night of outstanding music has become one of the most popular events in the Lower Snoqualmie Valley. The Cedarcrest High School Jazz Band will host the event in Cedarcrest's Auditorium. There will be a performance by the Mt. Si High School Jazz Band under the direction of Jerry Grady. The evening will be topped off with a spectacular performance by the Generation Gap Big Band under the direction of Dick Tilken. Tickets are available by calling Anthony Smith or Ryan Lewis at Cedarcrest High School at 788-7116. All tickets are $5. Proceeds are applied toward local scholarship and school music programs.

Free investment strategies seminar in Carnation

   "Asset Allocation Strategies for Today's Market," a free investment strategies seminar, will be held on Thursday, Feb. 11, 7-9 p.m. at the Sno-Valley Senior Center, 31804 Bird St. in Carnation. The main presenter will be Carey Tremaine, of A.G. Edwards & Sons, Inc. The guest speaker will be Duvall accountant Houston Barclay, CPA, who will be discussing the Roth IRA. The seminar is open to anyone who is interested. Refreshments will be available. For seating reservations, call Pam at 1-800-284-8050.

Noted parent educator to speak

   Noted parent educator Elizabeth Pantley will provide parenting tips at a free program set for Thursday, Feb. 11, 6-7 p.m. at Children's Services of Sno-Valley in North Bend. Pantley is the author of Kid Cooperation and Perfect Parenting, and edits Better Beginnings, a parenting newsletter. Her appearance in North Bend is co-sponsored by Children's Services of Sno-Valley, the King County Library System, and the Snoqualmie Library. Call 888-2777 for more information.

Acoustic music jam session

   A 3rd Saturday acoustic roots jam session is scheduled for Feb. 20, 6:30 p.m at the Sassy Sisters (Main St. in Duvall, across from the library). Soup, espresso, and desserts will be available. Celtic, Bluegrass, old-timey, and other acoustic music is welcome. John or Susan Burke will host. For information, call 788-9308.

'Arts Onstage' in Duvall

   "Arts Onstage," a Duvall showcase of performing arts, is ready for takeoff. Season tickets go on sale this week in the first annual program of events sponsored by the Duvall Arts Commission and the Duvall Foundation for the Arts. On March 7 will be Celtic Fever, followed by Kaleidoscope, a dance group, on April 25. Last will be Storybook Theater, on June 13. All performances will take place on Sundays at 2 p.m. at Cedarcrest High School. Tickets are available by mail at P.O. Box 1043, Duvall, WA 98019, or at Gardens and SunSpaces on Main Street. Available in a bargain series price of $15, individual tickets are $7 for adults and $5 for youth and seniors. Anyone interested in volunteering should call 788-2983 or 788-9308.

Community coalition meeting

   A meeting is scheduled to explore the creation of a community, recreation, and youth coalition, on Feb. 25, 7-8:30 p.m. at the Tolt Congregational United Church of Christ, 4851 Tolt Ave., Carnation.

Moms' Club begins

   A mothers' support group is beginning in the Duvall area, with field trips, play group, etc. Call 788-4559.

Valentine's Day Art Walk

   An Art Walk on Duvall's Main Street is scheduled for Valentine's Day, Feb. 14, from noon to 5 p.m. Gallery participants in Duvall Plaza are: Appinine Originals, Fusion Press Studio (artist demo by Dan Cautrell from 1-4 p.m.), Jeff's Custom Framing, and Riverside Avenue Arts. Other participants include Gardens and SunSpaces at 15611 Main St.; Sassy Sisters Consignment & Coffee at 15614 Main St.; and Bunny Cornwall, Massage Therapist, at 15435 Main St. At 5 p.m. will be Love Letters by A.R. Gurney, a play performed by Paula and Mike; and The Perpetual Cycles Trial Team from 1-2 p.m.

Learning workshop

   Come to a free learning workshop at Cherry Valley Elementary School Library on Thursday, Feb. 11, 6:30-8 p.m. Call 844-2459.

Order carnations for Valentine's Day

   Call the Sno-Valley Senior Center to order flowers for Valentine's Day. Pink or red carnations available. To order, call 333-4152 or fax to 333-4465. $1.50 each, or 12 for $18.