Northwest NEWS

June 21, 1999

Valley Special

Around the Valley

Responsible Pet Owner Week

   The Duvall Police Department and King County Animal Control are sponsoring an education program on responsible pet ownership the week of June 21-25.

Dance recital at Cedarcrest

   TJ Dance Studio celebrates dance with their recitals on June 26 at Cedarcrest High School. This year, the theme is "Tonight, we're gonna dance like it's 1999." Showtimes are 1, 4, and 7 p.m. Each show will begin with a stunning, bright, and sparkly number, "Under the Sea," with bubbles, bubbles, and more bubbles. Dancers range from three to 78, with over 200 dancers in each show. The TJ Tap Troupe will present their competition number, "Hot Percussion," that qualified them for the Nationals in Vegas in July. For more information or tickets, call the studio at 844-9086. Ticket prices are adults $6, seniors and high school students $4, school-age kids K-8th grade $3, and preschoolers are free, but need a ticket for a seat.

Vacation Bible School on its way

   Veggie-Tales Vacation Bible School is on its way. The Duvall Church (on Main Street in Duvall) invites all kids 3 1/2 years old through 5th grade to participate. VBS runs from 9 a.m.-noon Monday through Friday, June 28-July 2. With the theme "Watch Us Grow," the children will be challenged with weeklong Bible Exploration, crafts, recreation, and even an active part in radio dramas on Jubilation Station KVEG. For details and registration information, call 788-1010. Vacation Bible School is free.

Snoqualmie Valley Women's Connection

   The Snoqualmie Valley Women's Connection will meet July 10, from 8:30-11 at Cherry Gardens Community Club. A potluck breakfast will be followed by a brainstorming session on the Annual Women's Festival. New ideas are welcome.

ECEAP accepting enrollments

   Riverview ECEAP in Duvall is accepting applications for fall enrollment. The program serves income-eligible families with preschool age children (4 years old by August 31). The Early Childhood Education and Assistance Program is a state-funded comprehensive preschool and family support program. Program features include free preschool for four-year-olds, parent programs, health, and social services. Children enjoy breakfast and lunch at preschool and transportation is provided in most areas. Classes meet Monday through Thursday from 9:15 a.m.-12:45 p.m. If interested, contact Riverview ECEAP at 425-788-4756.

Art at Gardens & SunSpaces

   In celebration of the summer solstice, Gardens & SunSpaces Gallery in Duvall will present "Cool Heat," an art show guaranteed to amuse and delight those who love summer living. The show opens Thursday, June 24 from 4-9 p.m. The artists will be present to meet the public. Bill and Alene Bergman will provide live music and refreshments will be served.

Kindermusic summer camp

   Kindermusic, a musical summer camp for ages 1 1/2 to 4, their parent, or caregiver, will meet for five weeks on Thursdays from 4-4:45 p.m. beginning July 1. Class fee is $95. Register by June 25 and receive $5 off. Class will be held at Sno-Valley's Duvall Family Center. To register, call Market Street Music at 828-9841.

Swing dance classes

   The swing dance revival that began in New York and San Francisco is about to hit Duvall. Matt Holzvecht and Jody Fleischmen, current NW Grand Champion Lindy Hop dance team, will conduct a four-week session of classes at the Cedarcrest High School gym on Tuesday evenings beginning June 22 from 7-9 p.m. One hour of instruction will be followed by one hour of practice time. Teens, adults, and seniors are all welcome. The four-hour class session is $40 per person. Send your check, along with your name, address, and phone number, to: Left Foot Swing, P.O. Box 31527, Seattle, WA 98103. For more information, call Carolyn at 425-788-2983.

Wastemobile here

   The King County Solid Waste Division's traveling Household Wastemobile will be in Carnation at Tolt Middle School on June 24, 25, 26, and 27 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Residents are invited to drop off used paint, paint thinners, pesticides, automotive products, car batteries, mothballs, bleach, and oven and drain cleaners.

Meeting on Middle Fork

   Residents interested in helping to shape the future of two King County Park System natural areas along the Middle Fork of the Snoqualmie River east of North Bend are invited to a public meeting on Wednesday, June 30, from 7-8:30 p.m. in the meeting room of the Snoqualmie Library, 38580 SE River Street in Snoqualmie. For more information, call Leslie McLean, Project Manager, at 206-296-0968.