Northwest NEWS

January 31, 2000

Valley Special

Around the Valley

Sno-Valley Seniors activities

   February events at the Sno-Valley Senior Center in Carnation include: Seniors Making Art (8-week class), Introduction to the Internet (2 classes), Windows 95, Valentine Steak Dinner (Feb. 12), Valentine Luncheon and Dance (Feb. 11), musical entertainment (Feb. 22), AARP-55 Alive, financial advice, free tax help, pinochle club, swimming, "Eagle Viewing" (trip to Concrete, Feb. 4), and Lifetime Fitness program. For information on any of these classes or events, please call 425-333-4152.

Friends of Cherry Valley meets

   Friends of Cherry Valley will meet on Tuesday, Feb. 8, 7 p.m. at Cherry Valley Elementary School in Duvall. The main focus will be preparation for the upcoming EIS scoping hearing which will be held by King County with regard to the proposed Hayes Mine/Duvall Quarry on Monday, Feb. 27, at the Cherry Valley School beginning at 7 p.m. Because of the EIS scoping hearing, the Feb. 8 meeting is open to all who wish to attend.

Stillwater Bingo for Books

   Stillwater PTSA Bingo for Books is Friday, Feb. 4, from 7-9 p.m. at Stillwater Elementary, 11530 320th Ave. NE, Carnation. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. Admission is $2 per person (more cards and blackout are extra). Candy, pop, and popcorn will be available. Great prizes and fun for the whole family.

Blues jam at Pumps & Grinds

   Come on down to Pumps & Grinds and jam (or just listen) to some fabulous blues on Saturday, Feb. 5. There is a piano on the premises, no cover. Dinner ready by 6:30 p.m. Located next to Bank of America in Duvall. Call 425-844-2766.

VRA meets

   The Valley Recreation Association will receive and review the "marketing study" at their next meeting on Feb. 7, 6:30 p.m., at the Carnation Public Library. For more information, contact Jeff Spencer at 425-333-4254 or e-mail

Snoqualmie Valley Women's Connection

   The Snoqualmie Valley Women's Connection will meet on Saturday, Feb. 5, 8:30 to 11:30 a.m., at Cherry Gardens Community Club for a potluck breakfast. There will be a jewelry and clothing exchange. This is a great way to meet women in the area. The club is located at the junction of Cherry Valley and Kelly Roads, about five miles east of Duvall.

Date change for journaling and photography workshops

   Danna Quinn, who 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. Each workshop is being held once a week for five weeks, Tuesdays or Wednesdays, 7:30-9:30 p.m. at Boxhill Farm south of Duvall. Previously published dates for the workshops have been changed.   For information regarding dates of upcoming workshops, call 425-844-1525. The price of each workshop is $65 for the entire five-week course.