Northwest NEWS

October 11, 1999

Valley Special

Around the Valley

Snoqualmie Watershed Festival and Tree Planting

   The Snoqualmie Watershed Festival, a family-oriented festival celebrating the resources of the Snoqualmie watershed, is set for Oct. 16, 10-3, at Tolt MacDonald Park and Campground in Carnation. Plant a tree, see spawning salmon, learn about landscaping, or build a birdhouse. Take a walk with a forester to learn the ecological importance of all the upland forests of the watershed. Music, information, and fun for all.

Agriculture and the Endangered Species Act workshop

   A public workshop for Lower Snoqualmie Valley farmers is scheduled for Wednesday, Oct. 13, 6:30-9 p.m., at Tolt Middle School in Carnation.

Snoqualmie Valley Women's Connection

   The Snoqualmie Valley Women's Connection will meet on Nov. 6, 8:30-11:30 a.m., at Cherry Gardens Community Club on Kelly Road east of Duvall for a potluck breakfast and arts and crafts holiday sale. Newcomers welcome. Call 788-1202.

Free family math workshop

   Looking for ideas on how to make math fun? Parents and their first through third grade children will learn how to have a good time with math at a free workshop on Wednesday, Oct. 20, at Fall City Elementary Multipurpose Room, from 6:30-8 p.m. Families will play games and share ideas they can use to help their children improve math and problem-solving skills. To register, call Eastside Literacy at 425-558-2459.

Sno-Valley Community Choir begins rehearsals

   Rehearsals of the Sno-Valley Community Choir are set to start on Monday, Oct. 18, 7 p.m. in the music room of Cedarcrest High School. They will continue each Monday evening with the exception of the first Monday of each month. The goal will be to present a concert during the Christmas season. The choir is open to anyone looking forward to a chance to sing. Last year, people from Carnation to Sultan participated, and the year culminated with a well-received concert in April. Ryan Lewis directs the choir and Becky Chaney is the accompanist. For further information, call 425-788-6209.

Autumn art show

   Gardens and SunSpaces Gallery in Duvall has opened it autumn show, "Worth Keeping," featuring the works of five local artists. The show runs through Oct. 31 and may be viewed daily from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Pie bakers needed

   Baked pies are needed for the Sno-Valley Seniors pie auction to be held at the steak dinner Nov. 13 at the senior center in Carnation. Call Dawn Board at 333-4101 or 333-4747 by Nov. 10.

Events at Valley General Hospital in Monroe

   To register for any of the above classes, call Community Relations at 360-794-1411. Valley General Hospital is located at 14701-179th SE, Monroe.