Northwest NEWS

March 6, 2000

Valley Special

Around the Valley

King County Council to hold special meeting in Fall City

   King County Council will hold a meeting to discuss zoning ordinances and planning on Tuesday, March 14, from 7 to 9 p.m. The meeting will be held in the Commons at Chief Kanim Middle School, 32627 SE Redmond-Fall City Rd.

Sno-Valley Community Choir resumes rehearsals

   Join the Snoqualmie Valley Community Choir. Rehearsals are every Monday, except for the first Monday of each month, 7 p.m. in the music room of Cedarcrest High School. The goal will be to present a concert in the spring. The choir is open to anyone looking forward to a chance to sing. For information, call 788-6209.

REF meeting

   Riverview Education Foundation (REF) will meet the second Monday of each month at 7:00 p.m. in the Carnation Elementary staff lounge (unless schools are closed). Meetings are open to the public. Call (425) 788-9389 or (425) 788-4274 for more information.

Main Street Music presents Brook Pennocke

   Brook Pennocke will be at Main Street Music on March 11, 7-8 p.m., to promote her new CD. For more information, check out

Pumps & Grinds has Saturday Night Music

   On March 11, 7-9 p.m., singer/song writer Isaac will be performing at Duvall coffeehouse Pumps & Grinds, located next to Bank of America on Hwy. 203 in Duvall. Call (425) 844-2766.

Duvall Foundation for the Arts meeting

   The Duvall Foundation for the Arts will hold its annual general membership meeting on March 14, 8 p.m. in the Duvall Library Rose Room. A board of directors and officers will be elected to oversee Foundation activities throughout the year, so all members are encouraged to attend. Annual membership dues are $20, and new members and the public are welcome. Refreshments and a 7 p.m. meeting of the Duvall Arts Commission will precede the Foundation meeting. The Commission meeting is open to the public. For more information, call Houston Barclay at 425-788-1622, or Becky Chaney at 425-880-4220.

Grace Church changes time and place

   After three years of meeting at Holy Innocents at 4 p.m. on Sundays, Grace Episcopal Church has now moved to meeting in the Duvall Library Rose Room on Sunday mornings from 10-11 a.m. The library is located at 15619 Main Street, and the Rose Room is behind and below the library. There is parking in the rear of the building right outside the room. There is a nursery for children under 5 and Sunday School for school-aged children.

Duvall chamber music group seeks members

   An opportunity has arisen for musicians in the Duvall area interested in playing chamber music. Such a group would meet for informal music sessions on alternative Wednesdays and be available for performances throughout the region. The Duvall Arts Commission will sponsor the group. For information, call Myra Chaney at 425-880-4220.

Teach English, improve lives

   Eastside Literacy Council is recruiting volunteer tutors to work with the adult English as a Second Language (ESL) students in the Snoqualmie Valley. Eastside Literacy provides top-quality training, assistance with lesson-planning, and plenty of volunteer teacher support. Classes are small, normally ranging from 5-10 people, and last about two hours. A one-year commitment is requested. Knowledge of another language is not necessary and training workshops are provided. For information, call 844-2459 or 558-2459 for Fall City or North Bend.

Volunteer drivers needed

   Senior Services Volunteer Transportation Program needs volunteer drivers to help meet the growing transportation needs of seniors living in the Carnation, Fall City, and Duvall areas. Volunteers use their own vehicles and choose the days, times, and areas they wish to drive. Hours are flexible. Volunteers are reimbursed for mileage and parking expenses, and are provided with supplemental liability insurance. To volunteer, call Cindy Zwart at 206-448-5740 or 1-800-282-5815, or send e-mail to

Sno-Valley Seniors offer "A Taste of Ireland"

   Wear your green and join Sno-Valley Seniors for "A Taste of Ireland" at the Sno-Valley Senior Center Celebration on Friday, March 17th, at noon. A donation of $2.50 is asked per diner age 60 and over. Call (425) 333-4152, or come by 4610 Stephens Avenue, Carnation.