Northwest NEWS

April 26, 1999

Valley Special

Around the Valley

Give blood in Duvall

   The Duvall Firefighters Association will be hosting the Puget Sound Blood Center on Monday, May 3, from 2-8 p.m. (with a lunch break from 4-4:45) at the headquarters station of Fire District 45 on the corner of 1st Ave. and Stella. Call Karyn Morehouse at 788-6764.

Snoqualmie Valley Women's Connection meets

   The next Snoqualmie Valley Women's Connection will meet on May 1 for the potluck breakfast from 8:30-11:30 a.m. at the Cherry Gardens Community Club. The group will be making floral wreaths ($5 donation for metal ring and dried flowers). This is a great way to meet women in the area.

Open house at Cherry Valley

   Cherry Valley Elementary is holding an open house for next year's prospective kindergarten students and their parents on Thursday, April 29 from 3:45-5 p.m. Cherry Valley is located at 26701 NE Cherry Valley Road in Duvall.

Junior football registration

   The Sno-Valley Junior Football Association has scheduled registration for the upcoming football season. The first registration will be on Saturday, May 1, from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. at the Carnation Fire Hall. The second registration will be on Saturday, May 8 from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. at the North Bend Train Depot. The final registration will be held all day at Duvall Days on Saturday, May 15. The Vikings organization provides a safe and spirited football experience for boys and girls from 8 to 15 years of age. The program allows every child the opportunity to participate regardless of playing ability, and stresses team spirit and camaraderie. Coaches will be available during registration to answer questions. The first practice of the season will be Aug. 16. For further information, contact Lyle Diediker at 333-6252.

Family math workshop

   Looking for ideas on how to keep the kids' math skills sharp over the summer and have fun doing it? Parents and their first through third grade children will learn how to have a good time with math at a free workshop on May 6 from 6:30-8 p.m. at Carnation Elementary Learning Resources Center. To sign up, please call Eastside Literacy at 844-2459.

Hike the Snoqualmie Trail with your youngster

   This two-mile hike on Wednesday, May 5, from 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. on the Preston-Snoqualmie Trail, offers an opportunity for hikers with babies to meet one another and explore King County trails with a naturalist. Bring snacks, water, supplies, and a carrier for your child. Please leave pets at home. Trailhead location provided when registering. Call 206-296-4171 for reservations.

Civic Club plant sale set for May 8

   The Duvall Civic Club/Friends of the Library is holding its 30th annual plant sale on Saturday, May 8, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. in the lower level of the Duvall Library and in the parking lot. Donations of plants are still being accepted. Contact the library for information. Proceeds stay in the community and go towards scholarships and local organizations.

Cherry Valley Neighbors meeting scheduled

   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.