Northwest NEWS

November 15, 1999

Valley Special

Around the Valley

Car wash for student trip

   Get your car washed while supporting young, local scientists with your donation. An ambitious group of 7th and 8th graders from Carnation and Duvall will be washing cars on Saturday, Nov. 20, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Valley Community Bank on Main Street in Duvall. The group is working toward an April 2000 trip to Florida to learn more about science, under the auspices of the private educational company Educational Field Services (EFS).

Saturday night music at Pumps & Grinds

   Pumps & Grinds will present singer/songwriter "ISAAC" on Saturday, Nov. 20, from 7-9 p.m. This talented musician is raising money to release his new CD. Pumps & Grinds is located next to Bank of America in Duvall. Call 844-2766 for information.

Watercolor class

   Learn the basics of watercolor composition and techniques with local artist and teacher Hubertus Liere. The class is for ages 12 through adult on Saturday mornings from 10 to 12 at the Carnation Library through Dec. 11. All supplies will be provided. Class size is limited, so please register by calling 425-333-4398.

Nominate students for PAT program

   Riverview School District's Program for the Academically Talented (PAT) is currently seeking nominations for the 2000-2001 school year. Anyone interested in nominating a child should immediately request a nomination packet from his or her child's elementary school office. The nomination forms need to be returned to the school office by Friday, Dec. 17. No late nominations will be accepted. All nominated 1st-4th graders will be tested at Carnation Elementary School from 9:30-noon on Saturday, Jan. 8 and 22. Students must attend both test sessions. The goal for the Program for the Academically Talented is to support and provide appropriate academic challenge for students with extraordinary ability in reading, language arts, or math. For information, call Sharon Gauthier at 788-6610 or 788-4842.

Thanksgiving jazzercise

   The third annual Thanksgiving morning Jazzercise class to benefit the Multi-Service Center's Food Bank in Carnation will begin at 9:30 a.m., Thursday, Nov. 25, at Carnation Jazzercise. Class lasts about one hour. There is no charge to participate--just bring a donation for the food bank. The community, and friends and relatives visiting for the holiday are invited to donate and workout before dinner. Especially needed for the food bank are canned fruits, macaroni and cheese, and canned meats such as ravioli, chili, and hearty soups. Call 425-785-8766 or 425-333-4163 for information. Carnation Jazzercise, 31903 Myrtle St., is located one block east of SR-203 in downtown Carnation.

Elves workshop

   A PTSA elves workshop is scheduled for Dec. 4 at Stillwater Elementary School. Vendors are needed; $10 per table. Call Diane Zak at 788-1646 or Tammy Kenney at 788-8018.

Holiday lighting party

   Those interested in helping with this year's Duvall holiday lighting are asked to contact Margie Coy at 844-9027. The hanging of the decorations will take place on Friday, Nov. 19, and volunteers are asked to meet at City Hall at 9 a.m.

Artists, crafters, and parade participants needed

   The Carnation Chamber of Commerce will be holding their Annual Christmas in Carnation on Saturday, Dec. 4. Included will be the Craft Bazaar and Christmas Parade. The Craft Bazaar will be from 10-4 in the Sno-Valley Service Center. Cost per table is a one-time fee of $15. Call Georgia White-Romaine at 333-6895 to reserve a table. Call Becky Nixon for parade interest at 844-9223.