Northwest NEWS

March 15, 1999


Celebrate Woodinville, Saturday, March 27, rain or shine

   Miss Beulah Rose will meet Humphry, Cleopatra (Queen of Bassets) will be accompanied by Caesar (Emperor of Spokane), Stella will challenge Tar Heel, and hundreds more bassets will be introduced as they march through the Woodinville All Fools' Day Parade on their way to compete for prizes and royalty awards at the Basset Bash on Saturday, March 27.

   "Celebrate Woodinville" will start with a Kiwanis Pancake Breakfast from 8 to 10:45 a.m. at Woodinville Round Table Pizza in Woodinville Towne Center.

   The Woodinville Farmers Market opens their year with an Arts and Craft Festival from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at City Hall with 40 vendors. Call Grant Davidson at 485-1042 if you have handmade or handgrown items to sell.

   The 2nd Annual Teen Northshore Art Show will be from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. in the city council chambers.

   The annual All Fools' Parade begins at 11 a.m. at the Park & Ride on 140th NE and continues down NE 175th to City Hall. NE 175th will be closed to traffic from 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Families, organizations, and businesses interested in being in the parade may pick up a parade application at the Woodinville Chamber of Commerce, the Woodinville Weekly, King County Credit Union, or Woodinville Albertson's. Call 481-8300 for details.

   From noon to 4 p.m. at the Woodinville Towne Center will be the Children's Activity and Resource Fair. Call Catherine Howard at 483-0606 to have a non-profit booth at the event. At the same location will be "Oklahoma! Soars to Scotland," featuring family activities and bits and pieces from the musical. Pony rides will be offered in the lower lot.

   At 1 p.m., Woodinville will celebrate its 6th birthday with cake and a performance by The Woodinville Community Band in the Sorenson gym.

   The ever-popular Basset Bash, featuring the skills and personalities of basset hounds from across the country competing for prizes, will be held from 1 to 4 p.m. at the Sorenson playfield.

   A community swing dance is planned for 8 to 10 p.m. at City Hall. Lessons will be available from 7 to 8 p.m.