Northwest NEWS

July 12, 1999

Valley Special

Around the Valley

'Old' Cherry Valley School reunion

   Duvall's annual "Old Cherry Valley School" reunion will be held July 17 at Taylor's Landing Park in Duvall, beginning at noon, with a potluck lunch served by 1 p.m. If you went to high school or grade school in the old building, come join the fun visiting with former classmates and teachers. Bring your chairs and a potluck dish. Coffee and punch will be provided. Old pictures are fun to bring.

What's happening at Fall City Farms

   Fall City Farms opened their big barn doors on July 10. On July 24 and 25, visitors can pick their own garlic and learn to create a braid for practical and beautiful storage all winter. Art on the Farm classes for children are offered in August. Beekeeping demonstrations and information are scheduled for Aug. 7 and 8. Pickling classes are set for August and September. Call 222-7930 for dates.

Bluegrass jam at Sassy Sisters

   A foot-stompin' bluegrass and celtic music jam session is set for Saturday, July 17, 7 p.m. at Sassy Sisters Consignment & Coffee located next to Seafirst Bank in Duvall. Call 425-844-2766 for more information.

Preschool workshops

   Parents will have an opportunity to learn how to prepare their children for school at July workshops at the Duvall Family Center of Children's Services of Sno-Valley and the Fall City Library. In these workshops, parents and children will have fun with games and activities that will improve skills needed to learn to read and write. Parents will take home a useful packet with game instructions, learning resources and helpful hints on how to help their children at home. The Duvall workshops are open to parents and children ages 4 and 5 and are set for Wednesday, July 14, from 6:30-7:30 p.m. and Thursday, July 29, from 3:30-4:30 p.m. The Fall City workshop is scheduled for Wednesday, July 21, from 1:30-2:30 p.m. Please register by calling Eastside Literacy at 844-2459 or 558-2459.

Basil Weekend at The Herbfarm

   Basil Weekend at The Herbfarm is set for July 24 and 25. Sample different pestos made from the fresh leaves of basil. Enjoy music as you get tips for growing basil and cooking with it, too.

Indoor playground closed until August

   Duvall Family Center's indoor playground will be closed until August. The playground will re-open the following days in August: 4, 6, 18, 20, and 27 from 9:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Parent volunteers are needed to participate in 1-1/2 hour shifts. Call 788-7924 for information.

Classes at Valley General Hospital

   Infant/child CPR is set for Monday, July 19, from 6-9 p.m., fee $10. First Aid will be taught on Saturday, July 17, from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m., fee $45. Adult CPR will be taught on Monday, Aug. 2, from 6:30-9:30 p.m., fee $7. To register for any of the above classes, call Pat Commisso or Martha Dankers at 360-794-1411.