Northwest NEWS

October 4, 1999


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Harvest Festival at Remlinger Farms

   Every Saturday and Sunday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. during the month of October, Remlinger Farms turns orange with pumpkins of all shapes and sizes everywhere. The pumpkins are joined by over 500 unique scarecrows. Other activities include pony tail rides, farm putt-putt golf, a batting cage, an animal petting farm, steam train rides, hay wagon rides, a giant hay maze, and hay jumps. New attractions this year include the Canoe Ride, a roller coaster, the Pumpkin-Go-Round ride, and the Titanic Ride.

   Admission is $8 per child and $7 for adults. This year, Remlinger Farms has three weekday Harvest Tours: a Johnny Appleseed Tour, a Toddlers Only tour, and the traditional Harvest Festival Tour for children 10 and under. The charge for these weekday tours is $5 per person.

   For further information on events at Remlinger Farms, call (425) 451-8740, or check the website at

Coffee, tea, and friends at library

   The Woodinville Friends of the Library will host a tea and open house on Sunday, Oct. 10, from 2 to 3:30 p.m. at the library. Community members are invited to share ideas and review upcoming projects. For information, call 788-0733.

'Cycle of Life' lecture at Bastyr

   Bastyr University invites you to learn about healthy food choices at a presentation titled "Using Functional Foods to Heal" on Thursday, Oct. 7, from 11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. The lecture, given by two local nutrition experts, will provide information on the relationship of food to health and disease prevention. Prior to the lecture, attendees are invited to a vegetarian lunch. Call 425/602-3051 for information.

Eastside volunteers seek homes to repair

   On one day each year in communities across the United States, Christmas in April volunteers come together to repair or rebuild houses. If you qualify or know of someone else who is a low-income elderly or disabled homeowner, call 425-455-0179.

Volunteers needed for Daffodil Days

   The American Cancer Society needs volunteers to help plan its 2000 Daffodil Days fundraiser. For more information, contact the American Cancer Society at 425-869-5588, ext. 123.

Volunteer call

   The I-405 Corridor Program is forming a Citizens Committee to work with regional leaders on transportation issues. For information on how to volunteer, call (206) 464-6223.