Northwest NEWS

March 13, 2000


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Grand Auction 2000

   Habitat For Humanity of Snohomish County will host an auction to raise money for the building of homes for those in need on March 24 on the Edmonds waterfront at the South County Senior Center beginning at 6 p.m. Dinner, music, and the auction will be featured. Tickets are available by calling (206) 546-8809 or (425) 348-9341.

King County Park System presents 'Making Tracks'

   The King County Park System will present "Making Tracks" on Thursday, March 23, from 7 to 8:15 p.m. at the Gold Creek Lodge in Woodinville. The program will teach the tricks for identifying animal tracks in nature. Attendees will learn how to walk like a bear, a wolf, and a bobcat, and make their own plaster tracks to take home. The indoor program is best for ages six and up. Reservations are required; call (206) 296-4171, or send e-mail to

Purim carnival

   Congregation Kol Ami (formerly Northshore Jewish Community) will hold a Purim carnival in Woodinville on Sunday, March 26, from 3-5 p.m. Food, crafts, games, and a costume parade will be featured. Tickets for activities are 5/$1, with proceeds benefiting the Kol Ami Torah Fund. The carnival will be held at Bear Creek United Methodist Church, 16530 Avondale Road NE, Woodinville. For additional information, call 425-702-4804.

Grange holds open meeting

   The Sammamish Valley Grange will hold an open meeting on Wednesday, March 15, at 7:30 p.m. at the Grange Hall, 14654 148th NE in Woodinville. Speakers for the evening will be Zachary Lyons, director of Washington State Farmers' Market Assn., speaking on the development of farmers' markets in east King County, including Woodinville, Redmond, and Bothell. Steve Evans, from the Resource Lands and Open Space Dept. of King County, will present the Puget Sound Fresh marketing campaign to promote local farm produce. A potluck dinner will be held at 6 p.m.; those attending should call 881-0638 or 483-2693.

Networking lunch

   The Human Services Council of Snohomish County will present a Networking Lunch for social service agencies on Thursday, March 23, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the WSU Cooperative Extension Center, 600 128th St. SE in Everett. Space is limited. To reserve your place for a complimentary lunch, call (425) 252-1244 by March 20. Free parking is available for attendees.

Progress in cancer treatment discussed

   A free lecture, "Cancer Treatment: Hype, Hope, or Here?," will be presented on March 21 at 7 p.m. at the Fred Hutchinson Center. Refreshments are at 6:30. Call (206) 667-4285.