Northwest NEWS

April 19, 1999


More events

Workshop for Eastside community leaders

   Puget Sound Energy and Lake Washington Technical College are co-sponsoring a workshop, "Creating Strong Communities: Using Art, Science and Technology," on Saturday, April 24. The workshop will be held at Lake Washington Technical College, 11605 132nd Avenue NE, Kirkland, in Room 401 of the West Building from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. The workshop will give participants a deeper understanding of how communities work and how to create them. Techniques for working with community groups, networking, community mapping and tools to evaluate communities will be presented.Cost is $50 and does not include lunch. Alumni of the Leadership Institute pay half price if they bring a fellow alum.

Y celebrates

   Northshore YMCA's Generation Best will celebrate their one-year anniversary April 29 with cake and crazy games. All 5th and 6th graders are invited. The group meets at the Woodinville Alliance Church Solid Rock Cafe each week and play games. Bring $1 or a can of food to get in and bring a parent to fill out the permission form. You may want to bring in a few dollars, too, to spend in the cafe. Call Kara at 425-485-9797.

'Take-A Hike' to fight cancer

   Help battle breast cancer by joining in "Take a Hike" on Sunday, April 25, starting at the Redhook amphitheater/Burke-Gilman trail in Woodinville. The five-mile hike will benefit the University of Washington Breast Cancer Research Fund and the Expedition Inspiration Breast Cancer Fund. Refreshments, lunch and live music will be provided. Cost of the event is $25. Registration begins at 8 a.m. and the hike starts at 9:30 a.m. For more information on how to participate or become a sponsor, call 206-543-2901.

After Hours

   Woodinville Chamber's After Hours will be held Thursday, April 22, from 5:30 to 7 p.m. at Doug's Boats, 13410 NE 175th St., Woodinville. RSVP by calling (425) 481-8300 or by e-mail at