Northwest NEWS

April 5, 1999

Valley Special

Around the Valley

Help plant Griffin Creek

   Volunteers are needed to help plant a section of Griffin Creek on Saturday, April 10, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Native plantings and shrubs improve fish habitat, keep water cool, and control erosion. To get there, travel on SR-203 between Carnation and Fall City to the Camp Don Bosco sign. Turn right on NE 11th St. if heading north from Fall City, or left if heading south from Carnation. Follow the signs to the parking area. A shuttle van will transport volunteers to the planting area. Light refreshments will be provided. Call Bob Spencer at 206-296-1951 to reserve your spot.

Valley Providers

   Valley Providers will meet on Tuesday, April 13, noon-1 p.m., at Anne O'Shea's Restaurant, 33714 SE Redmond-Fall City Road, Fall City. Speaker will be Val Thomas-Matson from the Census Bureau.

Garage sale to benefit scholarship fund

   Tolt Congregational United Church of Christ in Carnation will be the site of a multi-family, benefit garage sale on Saturday, April 10 at the church, 4851 Tolt Avenue, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Household items, jewelry, computer supplies and accessories, tools, toys, and more will be available at bargain prices. All proceeds will go directly to the Tolt Congregational Scholarship Fund, which provides financial assistance to members and friends of the church, youth and adult, who are pursuing higher education.

Plant donations wanted for plant sale

   The Duvall Civic Club is looking for plant donations for their May 8 plant sale. They would gratefully accept perennials, tubers, bulbs, small shrubs, vegetables, herbs, and flower starts and other plants. They have free pots and will even dig plants up. Now is the best time to divide and move plants. Call Meg for help or for more information at 788-3887.

Football boosters meet

   The Football Booster Club at Cedarcrest has scheduled its next meeting for Tuesday, April 20 at 7 p.m. in the Career Center at Cedarcrest. Any interested person is invited to attend. Parents of those eighth grade students interested in participating in the football program next year are especially encouraged to attend. The meetings are kept to one hour and the sole purpose is to support Cedarcrest football. Call Randa Rich at 788-6524, Ken Korshaven at 788-2303, or Cindy Sage at 788-4461 for information.

Family math and learning workshops

   Parents and their first through third grade children will learn to have a good time with math and reading at free workshops at the Fall City United Methodist Church on Thursday, April 8, from 6:30-8 p.m. To sign up, call Eastside Literacy at 558-2459.

Kaleidoscope at Cedarcrest

   The Arts Onstage series will be presenting its second performance, Kaleidoscope, on Sunday, April 25, 2 p.m. at the performing arts center at Cedarcrest High School in Duvall. A "Northwest treasure," Kaleidoscope is a modern repertory dance company of young artists. The dancers, between the ages of eight and fifteen, have performed in Japan, Russia, New Zealand, Australia, Canada, Finland, Washington, D.C., and all over the Northwest. Kaleidoscope is unique in its combination of youth, professionalism and dedication, its varied repertory, and its ability to educate as well as entertain. These young artists, under the direction of Anne Gilbert, bring the joy and excitement of dance.
   Tickets are available at Gardens and SunSpaces on Main Street (788-9844), at the door, or by sending a self-addressed stamped envelope to Duvall Arts, P.O. Box 1043, Duvall, WA 98019. Ticket prices are $7 for adults and $5 for youth and seniors. Children under five are free, ticket required.

Congregation begins Thursday night services

   Tolt Congregational United Church of Christ in Carnation is offering an alternative to Sunday morning worship beginning April 8 at 7 p.m.

Miss Carnation contest

   Applications are available for the 1999 Miss Carnation contest at Cedarcrest High School or by calling Kathy Castillo at 333-4249.