Northwest NEWS

January 24, 2000


More events

Volunteers needed

   The American Cancer Society needs volunteers for the Relay For Life planning committee. The group will plan and direct the event to be held this summer in Woodinville. The Relay is a 24-hour walk/run event put on to increase public awareness of cancer prevention while raising money to support patient services, education, advocacy, and vital cancer research in King County. For information, call Melanie Wellman at (425) 741-8949 or 1-800-729-5588.

Blood drives

   Wooden Cross Lutheran Church, 17401 198th Ave. NE in Woodinville, will be the site of a blood drive on Friday, Jan. 28, from 2 to 4:15 p.m. and again from 5 to 8 p.m. For information or to sign up, call 881-7706. Another blood drive is planned for Monday, Jan. 31, at the Northshore Baptist Church, 10301 NE 145th in Bothell, from 2 to 8 p.m. with a break from 4:15 to 5 p.m. For information, call (206) 292-6511.

Used book sale

   The Woodinville Friends of the Library will hold their winter used book sale on Sat., Jan. 29, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., at the Woodinville Library. Materials for the sale include hardbacks, paperbacks, magazines, and children's books. Proceeds from the book sale support library programs, including concerts, children's activities, and special speakers. For more information, call (425) 788-0733. The library is located at 17105 Avondale Rd NE, near Cottage Lake.

Celebrate Groundhog Day

   Learn about animals that sleep through the winter on Wednesday, Feb. 2, from 4 to 5 p.m. at Gold Creek Lodge, 16020 148th Ave. NE in Woodinville. The King County Park System program will present the clever techniques used by bears, woodchucks, and porcupines to survive the winter cold. The event is for ages 4-8 and their parents. Call (206) 296-4171.