Northwest NEWS

January 10, 2000

Valley Special

Around the Valley

Friends of Youth classes

   Effective Parenting of Teens: A free 6-week parenting class. Meets Tuesdays, Jan. 25-March 7, 7-9 p.m. in the Duvall office. Call 425-392-6367. Become a Mentor: Make a difference in a child's life. Many youth in the Snoqualmie Valley are lacking positive adult role models. Call Lorry Kaye at 788-6716.

5-Mile Quarry meeting

   5-Mile Quarry Co. will be holding a community meeting at the Tualco Grange Hall, 18933 Tualco Road, Monroe, on Saturday, Jan. 15 at 2 p.m. The company will provide the community with information describing the factors that make the proposed quarry unique, along with any additional information at that time.

'The Wiz of the West' production at Stillwater

   This Friday, Jan. 14, and Saturday, Jan. 15, follow your friends from the Land of Oz through the wild, wild west of yesteryear--but with a twist ... or should we say twister? Join Missoula Children's Theatre and over 50 Stillwater students in an original musical production of The Wiz of the West. Performances at Stillwater Elementary, 11530 320th Ave. NE, Carnation (788-1356), at 7:30 p.m. Tickets are $6 adults, $3 kids, and a family of five or more is just $15.

Open mike at Pumps & Grinds

   Don't miss the very first open mike on Jan. 15 (the third Saturday of this and every month) at Pumps & Grinds Coffee House, hosted by Cal Donnolley from 7:30-10 p.m. Pumps & Grinds is located next to Bank of America in Duvall. Call 844-2766.

Journaling and photography workshops set

   Danna Quinn, who just recently moved to Duvall from Washington, D.C., is currently offering workshops to residents through her company, InnerBound, which promotes development of inner awareness and creativity. The workshops are being held once a week for six weeks in January and February at Boxhill Farm south of Duvall.   The first scheduled session begins on Jan. 25. For information, call 425-844-1525.

Volunteer tutors needed

   Eastside Literacy Council is currently looking for volunteers to work with their adult students in the North Bend area. Classes are offered in English as a Second Language (ESL), GED, adult basic education, and family literacy. Volunteers do not need prior teaching experience or knowledge of another language. Training, support, and help in lesson planning is provided. There is a wide variety of volunteer options available, ranging in time commitment from once a month to twice a week. A one-year commitment is expected. Call 425-558-2459.