Northwest NEWS

October 11, 1999


More events

Women for Women's Health Luncheon

   Tickets are still available for the 4th annual Women for Women's Health Luncheon to be held Friday, Oct. 15, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Meydenbauer Center in Bellevue. Funds raised at the event will benefit breast health education programs, screening, and treatment services. A resource information fair will run from 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Call 899-1900 for information or registration.

Pumpkin patch opens at Root Connection

   The pumpkin patch at the Root Connection farm, 13607 Woodinville-Redmond Rd., will be open for field picking through Oct. 29. All proceeds will benefit Farm LLC, a group working to protect farmland in the Sammamish Valley. For information, call 881-1006.

Annual Girls' Basketball Jamboree at WHS

   The 10th Annual Girls' Basketball Jamboree for sixth-ninth grade teams will be held Saturday, Nov. 13, at Woodinville High School. For information or to guarantee your team a place, call Marty at 425-486-6868. Cost for the Jamboree is $50 per team with a four-game guarantee and $80 for an eight-game guarantee.

Holiday Arts and Crafts Show

   Get an early start on holiday shopping at the Annual Holiday Arts and Craft Show presented by the Woodinville Farmers Market, Saturday, October 16, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. With handmade, farm fresh, and home-grown products, the Arts and Crafts Show will feature items for all your fall and winter events. Vendor space is available for $30 by calling 425-485-1042. The Market is located next to City Hall, 13205 NE 175th in downtown Woodinville. The market and its related events are free and open to the public. Call Grant Davidson, market manager, at 425-485-1042 for more information.

Annual fall book sale

   The Friends of the King County Library System will hold their annual fall sale on Saturday, Oct. 16, at Kamiakin Junior High School, 14111 132nd Ave. NE in Kirkland. An encyclopedia auction is planned for noon. Paperbacks will be sold for 50 cents; hardbacks will be a dollar. A full bag of books will cost $7, and the bargain bag sale from 5 to 6 p.m. will feature bags for only $2. For more information, call (206) 684-6605 or visit

Dance to Louisiana Zydeco

   "Partner Dancing to Louisiana Zydeco," a beginners' dance class series and a Bothell Parks & Recreation program, will be held on five Wednesdays from Oct. 20 to Nov. 17, from 7:30 to 8:30 p.m. The class will be held in the Bothell High School Cafeteria (18125 92nd Ave NE). Cost is $39 a person for the series, but the first night is free if space is still available. For more information, call 206-633-0700.

Y2K workshop planned for Senior Center

   "Y2K: Fact or Fiction?" will be the topic of a free workshop for seniors, presented at the Northshore Senior Center on Monday, Oct.18, from 10 to 11:30 a.m. This stimulating workshop will discuss the realities of moving electronically into the 21st Century. Strategies for different investment holdings and what you should do or not do over the next coming months will be discussed. Reservations can be made by calling the Senior Center at (425) 487-2441.

Meals, sci-fi, and tarot

   Don Collins, author of Cookbook of the Year, will be at Barnes & Noble on Wed., Oct. 13, at 7:30 p.m. with one year of answers for the cook who is baffled about what to cook and how. His book includes weekly shopping lists. On Thurs. at 7 p.m., science fiction writer Louise Marley will discuss her new novel, Terrorists of Irustan. Arlene Tognetti, author of The Complete Idiot's Guide To Tarot and Fortune-Telling, will demonstate how to read tarot cards on Sat., Oct. 16, at 2 p.m.