Northwest NEWS

August 7, 2000


Community Calendar

   Eastside Genealogical Society, August 10, 7:30pm, Bellevue Regional Library: 425-746-8412.
   Woodinville Lions Club, August 11, 12:30pm, 19008 168th NE: 483-2693.
   Woodinville Chamber of Commerce, August 15, 7:30-9am, 481-8300.
   Woodinville Fire District, August 11, 6pm, 19900 144th NE: 483-2131.
   Woodinville Water District, August 11, 7pm, 17238 W-Duvall Rd.: 483-9104 ext. 305.
   Moms and Moppets, August 11, 9-11:30am, Eastside 4Squarechurch: 425-488-2500.
   Sammamish Valley Grange, August 12, 7:30pm, 140th NE at Hollywood: 483-3200.
   Duvall Chamber of Commerce, 1st Tuesday, 11:45am, Fire Hall: 425-788-8384.
   Duvall City Council, 2nd and 4th Thursdays, 7pm, Library Rose Room: 425-788-8384.
   Kenmore City Council, Mondays, 7pm, Northshore Utility District Headquarters: 425-398-8900.
   Woodinville City Council, 1st 3 Mondays of every month, 7:30pm, Sorenson School: 425-489-2700.
   Diamonds in the Rough Toastmasters, Thursdays, 7pm, Seattle Times Production Facility: 360-668-3136.
   Kiwanis Club of Woodinville, Thursdays, 11:30am-12:30pm, Woodinville Round Table: 425-481-6959.
   Northshore Kiwanis, Wednesdays, 7-8am, Alexa's Restaurant on Main St., Bothell: 425- 486-4966.
   Meditation Class, August 9, 7-9:30pm, CDM Psychic Institute: 425-258-1449.
   Woodinville Business and Professional Women, August 14, Wyndham Garden Hotel in Bothell: 425-483-1399.
   Divorce: What You Need To Know, August 12, 9am-1pm, Campus Office Park: 425-450-0331
   IRA Seminar, August 19, 10-11am, Edward Jones Office: 425-481-4490.
   job search workkshop, August 9, 9:30-11:30am, Seattle Center House: 206-684-0500.
   Classes at Valley General Hospital, Adult CPR, August 7, 6:30-9:30pm, Introduction to Yoga, Mondays, August 7, 14, 7:15-8:45pm, Godard Room, Childbirth Preperation, Wednesdays, August 9- Sept. 27, 7:30-9:30pm, Star Sitters, August 12, 9am-3pm, Snohomish Firestation, Valley General Hospital: 360-794-1411
   Bereavement Series, Tuesdays, 12:30-2:30pm, 7-9pm, Evergreen Hospice Center: 425-899-1077.
   Saturdays at the Farm, Saturdays, 11am-2pm, Living Legacy Community Ranch: 425-869-9777.
   Eastside Fuchsia Society annual Fuchsia Show, August 12, 13, 10am-4pm, Bellevue Botanical Garden: 425-452-2750.
   Sno-King Fuchsia Annual Judged Show, August 12, 13, Bothell/Everett Highway, Bothell: 425-252-5772
   Fourth Annual India Day, August 13, 12,-4:15pm, Shoreline Conference Center: 425-865-0992.
   Cascade Bank Live at Lunch, August 8, 11, Bellevue Galleria: 425-453-3113.
   Kids Fall Fashion Show, August 12, 11am, Bon Marche in Downtown Seattle: 206-506-4FUN.
   Swedish SummerRun, Aug. 13, 9am, Broadway: 206-386-2738.
   Bicycle Rodeo: August 12, 10am-1pm, Snohomish/Clearview Albertson's parking lot: 360-668-5359.
   18th Annual Taste of Edmonds, August 11, 12, 13, 11am, Downtown Edmonds: 425-670-9112.
   Quiltfest, August 11, 12, 13, 10am-6pm, The Seattle Center: 206-622-2826.
   Rock The Vote's Bus Tour 2000, August 13, 2-6pm, Volunteer Park: 310-592-7455.
   15th Annual Street Fair, August 11, 12, 10am, Marysville: 360-659-4997.
   Garlic Festival, August 11, 12, 13, 10am-8pm, off I-5 through Arlington: 360-435-8577.
   Tibetfest 2000, August 26-27, Seattle Center: 206-386-1974.
   Pain in the Grass, August 11, 18, 25, 6-8:30pm, Mural Amphitheater: 206-992-0537.
   T-Rex: Back to the Cretaceous in IMAX 3D, through Nov. 9, Pacific Science Center: 206-443-2001.
   Robot Zoo, robitcs explain biological functions of real animals, Sept. 4, PAcific Science Center: 206-443-2001.
   Baby season at the Cougar Mountain Zoo, through October, 10am-5pm, Cougar Mountain Zoo: 425-392-6278.
   Public DeSoto Show offers over 75 classic automobiles at the 15th
   Concerts in the Barn, August 12, 13, 2pm, 55 acre farm ten miles west of hood canal.
   "Swingin and Dancin'", August 16, Youth Theatre Northwest: 206-232-4145.
   Teen Northshore, Sue Paro, director, information: 206-344-6417.
   Family Services offers Children Grieve Too, for ages 5-18 who have lost a close relative through death: 425-226-1253.
   Phone Friend, support for teens, 3-6pm, Monday-Friday: 1-800-543-8255 (1-800-KID-TALK).
   Al-Anon-Anger Management exploratory-Info meeting, Thursday nights 7pm, Edgewood Apartments Community Room: 425-482-6998.
   Pathways for Women YWCA, offering counseling services: 774-9843 ext. 226 or 339-3837.
   Teen Northshore, Sue Paro, director, information: 206-344-6417.
   Family Services offers Children Grieve Too, for ages 5-18 who have lost a close relative through death: 425-226-1253.
   Phone Friend, support for teens, 3-6pm, Monday-Friday: 1-800-543-8255 (1-800-KID-TALK).
   Al-Anon-Anger Management exploratory-Info meeting, Thursday nights 7pm, Edgewood Apartments Community Room: 425-482-6998.
   Pathways for Women YWCA, offering counseling services: 774-9843 ext. 226 or 339-3837.
   The UW is seeking patients with newly diagnosed Type 2 diabetes for participation in a study of na investigational medication for diabetes. To0 be eligible, patients must be between the ages of 30 and 75 and cannot be taking any medications for diabetes. earn up to $650. for more information call 206-768-5272.
   RSD/CRPS support and awareness of Puget Sound, every 2nd wednesday, 12-2pm, Kinsgate Library: 425-485-8512.
   Baby Boomer Alert, Dormant childhood virus can reawaken, Shingles is a disease caused by the varicella-zoster virus, the same virus responsible for chickenpox, Over the next 5 years this disease may afflict more than 22,000 people age 60 and over in the Seattle area, it produces a painful rash consisting of clusters of fluid filled blisters. For more information call 1-877-841-6251.
   The University of Washington divisions of Vascular Surgery and Cardiology are looking for people to test the benefits of an investigational cholesterol-lowering drug on cholesterol buildup in the neck arteries. For more information call 206-616-8369.
   The University of Washington School of Nursing is seeking individuals with a diagnosis of Alzheimer's disease (AD) and their family caregivers for participation in a study on common sleep problems in AD. For more information, contact study coordinator Amy Morre: 206-685-9169.
   "Managing Side Effects of Cancer Treatment", June 3, 8:30am-12:30pm, Swedish Hospital in Ballard: 206-781-6458.
   The Northwest Lipid Research Clinic at the University of Washington is conducting a study in women 55 and older who have heart disease or have risk factors such as high blood pressure, high cholesterol or diabetes. If you are interested, please call Barbara at 206-731-6793.
   If you are age 18-75, you may be eligible to participate in a study of an experimental drug that may help lower triglycide levels. If you are interested, please call Marcia at 206-731-6794.
   MS patients needed for study of new medication, last about 18 months and requires 13 visits to UW Medical Center. for more information call 206-616-UWMS.
   RSD/CRPS support and awareness of Puget Sound (RSAPS), March 8th, 12-2pm, Kingsgate Library: 425-485-8512.
   The Mid-life Women's Health Study has created a web site:
   Cancer Support Group, First Tuesday every month, 6:30pm, Valley General Hospital's Library: 360-794-1411.
   Alzheimer's Association helps you care for someone with Alzheimer's, 206-363-5500 or 1-800-848-7097.
   The Dancentre will be auditioning 6-18 yr. olds for newe members of its competition Teams, august 7-11, Dancentre Facility: 360-9563-2793.
   Sammamish Symphony Orchestra, Eastlake Performing Arts Center: 425-868-9023.
   Breast Cancer Support Group, first and third tuesdays, 6-7:30pm, Team Survivor Office: 206-634-4252
   TCF is a self help support group open to all parents who have experienced the death of a child of any age, regardless of cause. If you are a bereaved parent, or know someone who is, please call: 425-821-1382.
   Radiant Hope Depression Support Group, Mondays, 7-8:30pm, Overlake Hospital: 425-869-5433.
   Cancer Support Group, Tuesdays, 7-9pm, Northwest Oncology Center: 425-869-5433.
   Kirkland Police Department seeks colunteers to join the Domestic Abuse Response Team, Contact Eileen Trentman, 425-803-1902.
   Providence Sexual Assault Center is looking for volunteers. Oct. 2, 55 hours of training. For information packet call: 425-258-7783.
   Jerry Lewis telethon is recruiting volunteers, for Muscular Dystrophy Associatiom. For more information or to volunteer call the local MDA office in Seattle at 283-2183.
   SeniorNet of Puget Sound, a non-profit volunteer organization, will hold its 2000 fall semester registration on Thursday, July 13, 10am-12pm, at Crossroads Mall in Bellevue: 206-232-5892.
   Volunteer chore Services os looking for people to mow, weed, and rake the lawns of eldars and disabled on the Eastside. There are opportunities all over King County, right near you! Please call 425-6864 for more information.
   The retired and Senior Volunteer Program (RSVP) of King County needs volunteers to matchwith an organiztion. Call Linda Schnee in The Seattle area at 206-689-6790.
   The Alzheimer's Association's HELPLINE is currently recruiting volunteers who will assist individuals, family members and caregivers by telephone: 206-363-5500
   Volunteer Chore Services Needs Your Help! There are many opportunities to help senior citizens and adults with disabilities living in a fixed income in your community. Volunteering one or two hours a week can make all the difference in the life of a senior or person with a disability. Volunteers choose their own days and times that they wish to volunteer. Please call 206-324-5247.
   Join the fun at Equifriends Therapeutic Horseback riding and driving program for children and adults with disabilities, please call Equifriends, 425-337-1137 for further information and directions.
   Join the volunteer team at the PAWS Companion Animal Shelter and help animals find the homes they all deserve. Call 425-787-2500 ext./ 838.
   Bellevue Art Museum is seeking applicants for volunteer Docents in the new museum to open early January 2001. Docents will act as guides for exhibitions, assist museum visitors, teach art workshops and give group presentations. The nine month instruction program will begin in September 2000 and will consist of instruction in contemporary art history, touring skills, teaching techniques and public speaking. Those interested in applying for the program may contact the museum at 425454-3322 ext. 100.
   Children's Response Center, serving children and families in North/East King Count since 1985, is seeking members for its Advisory Board and Volunteer Program. For more information contact Mary Ann Carlson, Volunteer Program Coordinator: 425-688-5130.
   Elder Friends is a group that visit isolated elders in their own homes at least twice monthly. Many seniors live alone and without the support from family and friends. Call 206-224-3793 for more information.
   29th Annual Northwest Folklife Festival volunteer opportunity, May 26-29, Northwest Folklife Festival: 206-684-7019.
   Attention, green thumbs! Woodland Park Zoo is recruiting volunteers to work as gardener aids to assist the horticulture staff with cultivating and maintaining the zoo's diverse collection of flowers, shrubs and trees. anyone interested should attend the overview, May 10, 2-4pm, Woodland Park Zoo: 206-684-4845.
   Volunteers are needed to assist individuals one-on-one hydrotherapy class. The Multiple Scleroses Association of King County offers hydrotherapy and yoga classes to seniors and people with all types of physical disabilities. For more information call 206-633-2606.
   It's raining cats and dogs at the PAWS Companion Animal Shelter in Lynwood. Help us care for them and find them homes by volunteering weekly for a minimum of 3 months. Call 425-787-2500 ext. 838 for information.
   Eastside Domestic Violence Program is recruiting volunteers call Wendy at 425-562-8840.
   Woodland Park Zoo is currently recruiting individuals who enjoy working with people, like to learn about the natural world, and are committed to the cause of wildlife conservation. Applications accepted until May 1: 206-233-2594.
   Woodland Park Zoo is recruiting volunteers to work in their Family Farm Contact Area, orientation April 22, 10-11am, Woodland Park Zoo: 206-684-4021.
   Volunteers are needed to answer the phones in the office of Bridge Ministries for Disability Concerns. We have openings for both mornings and afternoons, four-hour shifts. Contact Donna at (425) 828-1431 for more information.
   Puget Sound Blood Center needs volunteers to register donors and to monitor donors while serving them refreshments after they've given blood. Volunteer opportunities are available at mobile blood drives and at donation centers. Support your community blood program by volunteering. Call 1-800-266-4033 for more information.
   The Multiple Sclerosis Association of King County needs help to assist people with MS in maintaining their independence and quality of life. we provide physical therapy, social work, emotional support and educational programs for people with MS and their loved ones. For more information contact Gregg Robinson at 206-633-2606.
   The Center For Battered Women is looking for volunteers who want to work together to eliminate domestic violence. beginning April 1,. To receive a volunteer application and information packet, call John at 425-259-2827, ext. 18. Applications must be received by March 27th.