Northwest NEWS

April 19, 1999

Valley Special

Around the Valley

Cherry Valley Neighbors meeting place changed

   The Cherry Valley Neighbors, a local group opposing a rock quarry planned for north of Duvall, will have its next meeting on April 29, 7 p.m. at the Cherry Gardens Community Club (five miles east of Duvall on Cherry Valley Road). The meeting was previously scheduled for the Duvall Library.

Technology levy forum

   An open forum on the Riverview School District technology levy is scheduled for April 26, 7 p.m. in the Carnation Fire Hall.

Snoqualmie Watershed meeting

   The Snoqualmie Watershed Forum will meet on Wednesday, April 21 from 7-9 p.m. at the Carnation City Hall. The public is welcome.

Forum on council-manager plan of government

   A public forum on the council-manager plan of government will be held on Wednesday, April 28, at 7 p.m. in the Carnation Elementary multipurpose room. Residents of Carnation and the interested public are invited.

Parents of Multiples club

   Families with multiples are invited to Monroe Parents of Multiples Club on Thursday, April 22, at 7 p.m. Call 360-805-2541 for directions. Guest speaker Lynn Munoz, Medalia Healthcare Nurse Coordinator and Childbirth Educator, will provide education to childbearing women and answer questions.

Celtic journey in Duvall

   Sassy Sisters Consignment & Coffee will host William and Alene Bertman for a Celtic journey on Saturday, April 24, at 7 p.m. This guitar duo will be performing music off their latest release, Dowry of Guitars. Also the "Inducers of Insanity," a group of young writers and their teacher Katherine Bond, will be performing their original work. Sassy Sisters Consignment & Coffee is located at 15614 Main St. NE in Duvall (next to Seafirst Bank).

Girls soccer tryouts

   Snoqualmie Valley Youth Soccer Association is holding tryouts for Girls Under 16 (born after 7/31/83) at Carnation Elementary School on April 24 from 2-3:30 p.m. and April 25 from 1-2:30 p.m. Each tryout session will consist of drills, small-sided games, and full-field games. The tryouts will not be repeated. Selection is based on player performance at the tryouts. Players are strongly encouraged to attend both sessions. They should arrive 15 minutes prior to the scheduled starting time dressed in proper soccer attire. Shinguards are mandatory. Players should bring their own water bottle and their own ball. There is no cost. To pre-register or for additional information, call 333-4030.

College funding seminar

   A college funding seminar is set for Wednesday, April 21, 7 p.m. in the multipurpose room of Tolt Middle School, 3740 Tolt Ave., Carnation. The seminar is presented by Ron Seale, American Express Financial Advisors, Inc., in partnership with the Washington State PTA. This fast-paced, 60-minute overview will include critical information on funding a college education, including tax laws, cost, scholarships, financial aid, prepaid tuition, savings, creative strategies, investing, and assets.

Griffin Creek meeting

   Residents interested in helping to shape the future of two King County Park System natural areas along Griffin Creek near Carnation are invited to an open house on Thursday, April 22, from 6-7:30 p.m. at the Carnation Library. For more information, call Leslie McLean, Project Manager, at 206-296-0968.

Children's Services programs

   An 8-week Strengthening Families parenting class is set for the North Bend facility at 1407 Boalch Ave. NW beginning April 29. Class meets Thursdays from 6:30-8:30 p.m. Call 888-2777.
   Parenting for Pleasure will run for 8 weeks in Duvall. It is designed for parents of children 0-5 years to learn positive discipline techniques, communication skills, child development, and self-care. It will meet Wednesdays from 12:30-2:30 p.m. beginning April 28. Childcare is provided free of charge. To register, call 788-7924 or 888-2777.
   Active Parenting of Teens will be held Thursdays from 7-9 p.m. at the Snoqualmie Friends of Youth office beginning April 29, and an active parenting course for parents of 6-12-year-olds, is set for Tuesdays at the Carnation Friends of Youth office. Call 392-6367.
   Childbirth education classes are scheduled for Children's Services in North Bend. Call 888-2777.