Northwest NEWS

May 22, 2000

Valley Special

Around the Valley

Memorial Day commemorations

   The American Legion, Lower Snoqualmie Valley Post #199, will be holding Memorial Day ceremonies on May 29 at the Novelty Hill Cemetery at 10 a.m. and again at the Carnation Cemetery at 11 a.m. Everyone is invited to join the American Legion in celebrating what so many veterans did for us and our country. Many of them gave a lot and some gave it all.

Cedarcrest Humanities Fair

   On Tuesday, May 30, join Cedarcrest High School in the celebration of student accomplishment at the 2nd annual 7 Arts Humanities Fair 9 (7 Arts Night), 6-9 p.m. in the Cedarcrest gym. All departments of CHS will be participating, including Art, Jazz Band and Jazz Choir, Creative Writing, Horticulture, Drama, and Science. The art show will have an exhibition of scrimshaw (carving of bones) and creating pots on the potter's wheel. For more information, call 425-788-7116.

Snoqualmie Valley Women's Connection

   The Snoqualmie Valley Women's Connection will have their popular monthly potluck breakfast at 8:30 a.m. on Saturday, June 3 at the Cherry Gardens Community Club. All women are welcome to come and get to know other Valley women. Shelley Burns, M.A. psychology, will lead a discussion on dreamwork. Record your dreams and bring them along. Call 788-3089 for directions or more information.

DreamWeavers at Pumps & Grinds

   Two members of the storytelling musical troupe DreamWeavers will intersperse heartfelt poetry with Celtic-inspired music and funny lyrics at 7:30 p.m. on Saturday, May 27, at Pumps & Grinds Coffeehouse, 15614 Main St. NE, Duvall. Poet and singer Katherine Bond and singer/songwriter and poet Margaret D. Smith will harmonize together and perform separately. Bond is a Duvall resident and widely-published poet. Her short collection of poems, The Sudden Drown of Knowing, came out in March, and Zondervan will publish her children's book about the civil rights movement, The Legend of the Valentine, in December. Smith of Redmond is a gifted poet, guitarist, and songwriter. In 1997, her band, Wishing Stone, produced Bugs Unplugged, a fun bluegrass album aimed at children and others who are young at heart. Call 425-844-2766.

Sno-Valley Seniors Plant sale

   The Sno-Valley Senior Center in Carnation is holding their annual plant sale on June 2 and 3 from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. A large variety of bedding plants, herbs, hanging baskets, vegetable plants, perennials, annuals, and miscellaneous items will be offered. A bake and soup sale will also be held in conjunction with the plant sale. All proceeds will go to support the Senior Center.

Ben Jones Memorial Golf Tournament

   The 2nd annual Ben Jones Golf Tournament will be held again this year at the beautiful Mt. Si Golf Course on July 14, beginning with an 8 a.m. shotgun start. For a $50 entrance fee, which benefits the Sno-Valley Senior Center in Carnation, golfers have a chance to win a new Buick or other great prizes. The fee includes lunch à la golf cart and promises of a great time. Individual golfers and foursomes can sign up by calling Isabel at 425-333-4436. Community businesses can show senior support by sponsoring a hole. This tax-deductible $200 sponsorship fee comes with advertising for the generous business owner.