Northwest NEWS

February 14, 2000


African American leader to speak

   Reverend Samuel McKinney, a respected African-American leader, will preach at Northshore United Church of Christ on Sunday, Feb. 20, at the 10:30 a.m. service. McKinney, pastor emeritus of the Mount Zion Baptist Church, was a college classmate of Martin Luther King, and was involved with Nelson Mandela's recent visit to Seattle. For more information, call 425-483-6557.

'Parenting With Love and Logic'

   Mack Elementary in Woodinville is hosting "Parenting With Love and Logic," a class offering practical tips to eliminate power struggles and help your children think for themselves. Led by Foster Cline, M.D., and Jim Fay, the class will be held on Fridays during the month of March from 9 a. m. to noon. Childcare will be available. Cost is $40 per person or $50 for couples. Workbooks will be $8. Register by March 18 by calling 425-556-0258 for information.

Spiders at the Burke

   Children can learn fascinating facts about spider species and their homes at the Burke Museum, Monday-Friday, Feb. 21-25, from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Call (206) 543-5590.

Expand your horizons

   Registration has begun for "Expanding Your Horizons," a conference for middle-school girls, to be held at Bellevue Community College on March 25. Brochures and registration information are available at local schools and libraries.

Zen meditation class to begin

   Woodinville Unitarian Universalist Church invites the community to attend any of the Zen meditation sessions taught by the Reverend Alan Taylor each Sunday in February at 3 p.m. The main emphasis of the classes will be studying the art of meditation and reflecting on that practice. For location information, call 425-486-7693.