Northwest NEWS

January 10, 2000


More events

Insect fun and mystery

   Does an insect have six legs or eight? Why does a hissing cockroach hiss? A King County Park Naturalist will expose the mysteries of the insect world on Thursday, Jan. 20, from 7 to 8 p.m. at the Carnation Library. The indoor talk will begin with a short slide show and end with some fascinating live insects. The event is appropriate for ages 6 and up. The Carnation library is located at 4804 Tolt Ave. in Carnation. Call (206) 296-4171 to register and for directions.

Free genealogy class

   A free genealogy class will begin Thursday, Jan. 20, at 7 p.m. at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Chapel, 18860 NE Woodinville-Duvall Rd. The classes are for interested beginners and intermediate students to learn the techniques and tools to research their ancestors and organize their records. To register, call Connie Balazic at (425) 885-2012 or Rick Powell at (425) 788-2134.

Babysitting and band-aids

   The Evergreen Babysitters Club teaches youth ages 11 to 16 the responsibilities of being a babysitter and how to handle an emergency. The next class will be held Jan. 15 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. The cost is $30. The Band-Aid Club teaches children ages 5 to 8 basic first aid skills, what to do with bites and stings, and how to handle an emergency. The class will be offered Jan. 22 from 10 to 11:30 a.m. Cost is $15. For information or to register for either of the classes, call (425) 899-3000.