Northwest NEWS

July 10, 2000

Valley Special

Around the Valley

Council seat open

   The Duvall City Council is seeking candidates for Council Position No. 3, being vacated by Neal Coy. The candidate selected will serve until Dec. 31, 2001. The City Council meets twice a month on the second and fourth Thursdays. Applications are available at City Hall, 15535 Main St. NE, and must be submitted no later than 4 p.m., July 17. Applicants must be a registered voter in the City of Duvall.

Memorial Golf Tourney

   The Ben Jones Golf Tournament will be held again this year at Mt. Si Golf Course on July 14, starting at 8 a.m. Call 425-333-4436.

Youth talent needed

   The 4th Annual Community Youth Talent Show needs youth ages 6-17 to share their talents on Friday, July 28, at 7 p.m. at the Cedarcrest High School Theater in Duvall. Call Casey at 425-788-6716 for registration information. Co-sponsored by Lower Valley Youth Programs, Friends of Youth, King County Community Organizing Program, and Sandblast '00 Summer Arts Festival. Admission is free. All participants are winners.

Bamboo Society meets

   The Pacific Northwest Chapter of the American Bamboo Society's July meeting will be hosted by Boxhill Farm on Saturday, July 22, at 11 a.m. Everyone is welcome. Sit in, ask questions, or join the Bamboo Society. Free. Meet at Boxhill Farm, 14175 Carnation-Duvall Road. For information, call 425-788-6473.

Open mike at Pumps & Grinds

   Pumps & Grinds Coffeehouse, 15614 Main St. NE, Duvall (next to Bank of America), offers live entertainment from 7:30-10 p.m. on Saturdays. On July 15, an open mike night will be held with Cal Donnolley, who will introduce the evening's lineup. Refreshments, such as espresso and quiche, are available.

Sandblast 2000

   Sandblast 2000, Duvall's annual summer arts festival, takes place July 29 and 30 at McCormick Park on the banks of the Snoqualmie River. It's free, and the whole family will enjoy the community sandcarving, artwalk, live entertainment, great food, and guaranteed fun in the sun. Sponsored by the Duvall Arts Commission, the Duvall Foundation for the Arts and the King County Arts Commission, Sandblast has become a treasured Duvall tradition. For information, call 425-788-6209.

Mentor a youth

   You can make a wonderful difference in the life of a young person. The Snoqualmie Valley Mentoring Program seeks caring, positive, responsible adult volunteers to mentor local 9-to-14-year-old youth. Upcoming mentor training is July 21 and 22. Call Casey at 425-788-6716 for more information or to request an application packet.

Youth program group meets

   The Lower Valley Youth Program Advisory Group will meet on Tuesday, July 25, at 3:30 p.m. at the Duvall Methodist Church. Please call Casey at 425-788-6716 if you have questions or cannot attend.