Northwest NEWS

October 2, 2000


Community Calendar

Sno-Isle Genealogical Society, Oct. 4, 7:30pm, Martha Lake Community Club: 425-438-0307.
   Community Council for Cottage Lake Park, Oct. 4, 7pm, Woodinville Water District: 788-3635.
   Sammamish Valley Grange, Oct. 4, 7:30pm, 140th NE at Hollywood: 483-3200.
   Hilltoppers Garden Club, Oct. 5, 10am, Inglewood Presbyterian Church: 425-788-5841.
   Eastside Mother's Club, Oct. 5, 9:30am, Kirkland Congergational Church: 425-486-5621.
   New Life Adult Singles Group, Oct. 6, 7pm, St. Thomas More Church Community: 425-673-0568.
   General Mtg. of 1st Legislative District Democrats, Oct. 9, 7:30pm, Ricketts Building: 821-2015.
   Upper Bear Creek Community Council, Oct. 10 meeting cancelled: 788-5841.
   Lake Forest Park Garden Club, Oct. 10, 9:30am, Lake Forest Park Towne Centre: 206-365-6334.
   Northshore School Board, Oct. 10, 3:30pm, 18315 Bothell Way NE: 489-6000.
   Woodinville Chamber of Commerce, Oct. 10, 11:30am, 481-8300.
   Woodinville Lions Club, Oct., 10, 7pm, 19008 168th NE: 483-2693.
   Cascade Chapter, Daughters of the American Revolution, Oct. 11, 6pm, West Coast Bellevue Hotel: 425-454-1643.
   Eastside Genealogical Society, Oct. 12, 7:30pm, Bellevue Regional Library: 425-746-8412.
   Open adoption and family services, adoption information meeting, Oct. 10, Open adoption and Family Services: 206-284-6510.
   Sno-Isle Genealogical Society, Oct. 4, 7:30pm, Martha Lake Community Club: 425-438-0307.
   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, 6:30pm, Sorenson School: 425-489-2700.
   Eastside Business Network, Wednesdays, 7:30am, Blimpie Subs and Salads: 425-820-2845.
   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.
   Take Off Pounds Sensibly, every Thursday, 9am, Emmanuel Presbyterian Church: 425-481-4481.
   Northshore Kiwanis, Wednesdays, 7-8am, Alexa's Restaurant on Main St., Bothell: 425- 486-4966.
   Fright Gallery 2000, Oct. 13-31, 7pm, 6333 First Avenue South, Seattle: 206-770-0110.
   Master Pumpkin Carvers, carving 250-300 lb. pumpkins at Bon Marche, Oct. 27, 28, 6th floor in the Gourmet Food Department: 206-506-4FUN.
   Halloween Boo Brunch, Bon Marche, Oct. 28, 10-11:30am, The Stewart Street Room on the third floor: 206-5064FUN.
   Free workshop for homeowners, Oct. 19, 6-8pm, Board Room of the Urban League: 206-461-3792.
   Bothell Sons of Norway, Norwegian Language classes, Oct. 9, for more info call Ellinor Rahmer: 425-485-7595.
   Northwest Bhakti Meditation Yoga Workshop, Oct. 7, 10am-5pm, Redmond Library: 206-322-2600.
   Divorce: What You Need To Know, Oct. 14, 9am-1pm, $85, Campus Office Park: 425-450-0331.
   Estate Planning, segment 2 construction, Oct. 5, 10-11am, 3-4pm, Edward Jones: 425-481-4490.
   Busy Ones Class, for parents and their children 18 months to 3 years, Wednesday Mornings, 9:30-11:15, North City Co-op Preschool: 206-362-4069.
   Seattle's Ingraham High School class of 1970, 30 year reunion, Oct. 7, 7:30pm, Mountianeers Club: 206-368-5221.
   Inglemoor High School class of 1980 reunion, October 7, Shilshole Bay Beach Club: 800-954-1044
   Fall Snohomish Saturday Market, Oct. 7, 10am-4pm, 517 Ave. C. Snohomish: 206-568-4746.
   Craft sale, Oct. 14, 9am-4pm, Fellows Hall: 483-0236.
   Tacoma Fall RV Show, Oct. 4-8, 11am, Tacoma Dome: 253-756-2121.
   Snohomish Coounty Pigeon Fanciers, Oct. 6-8, $2, Lake Stevens High School: 425-787-0549.
   Zoo Lecture, The Parrots Lament and other true tales of Animal Intrigue, Intelligence and Ingenuity, Oct. 6, 7pm, Woodland Park Zoo's Auditorium: 206-684-4800.
   Quilting Bee to benefit seriously ill, Oct. 8, 11am-5pm, Paacific Fabric Stores: 425-391-6635.
   The Rainy Daze Quilt Guild of Lewis County, Watercolor Inspirations lecture, Oct. 10, 7pm, $5, Alder Street Babtist Church: 360-807-1255.
   Black Watch and Band/Choir of the Prince of Wales, Oct. 6, 8pm, Key Arena: 206-628-0888.
   Buddy Walk of Seattle, Down Syndrome Community, Oct. 8, 1-4pm, Seattle Center: 360-568-3093.
   Annual Singles Harvest Moon Ball, Oct. 6, 8pm-1am, Bellevue Hyatt Regency Hotel's Grand Ballroom: 206-243-8536.
   International Model Train Show, Oct. 7, 10am-6pm, Oct. 8, 12-5pm, N.W. Washington Fair in Lynden: 360-354-2993.
   T-Rex: Back to the Cretaceous in IMAX 3D, through Nov. 9, Pacific Science Center: 206-443-2001.
   Olympic Ballet Theatre, Oct. 7, 7:30pm, Seattle's historic Moore Theatre: 425-7748-7570.
   Olympic Ballet Theatre, Oct. 14, 7:30pm, Everett Performing Arts Center: 425-774-7570.
   Boys Select Basketball Try outs for 6th through 9th grade, call Dave Lombard for details: 425-485-7015.
   Drop-in Volleyball, 7-10pm, Wellington Elementary: 425-398-9327.
   Bothell Storm girls fastpitch teams are looking for girls, for the 20011 season who want to play at a higher level: 425-483-8099.
   Adult Basketball: Fastbreak League, Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, 6:30pm, 7:30pm, 8:30pm, $520/team, Fin Hill Jr. High, Kirkland Jr. High: 425-828-1217.
   Drop-In Open Gym Volleyball and Basketball, Tuesdays and Thursdays, 7:30-9:30pm, Kamiakin Junior High: 425-828-1235.
   Adult co-ed Volleyball League, Wednesday, Monday, 6:30-8:30pm, $290, Kamiakin Junior High: 425-828-1217.
   Under the Spanish Veil, Oct. 7, 8pm, Town Hall: 206-290-3931.
   Bellevue Youth Symphony Orchestra opening for Bellevue Philharmonic Orchestra in 2000-2001 Season, Oct. 13, Bellevue Youth Symphony: 425-455-4674.
   An Afternoon of Finnish Music, Oct. 8, 4pm, Kauhajoki Chamber Orchestra: 206-pianist, Oct. 7, 8pm, $10, Historic Everett Theatre: 425-257-8382.
   Seattle Symphony, lead by Maestro Gerard Schwarz, Oct. 5, 7:30pm, Oct. 6, 7, 8pm,
   Benaroya Hall: 206-215-4747.
   Fire Art: Ablaze in Europe, Oct. 4, 8pm, Nordic Heritage Museum: 206-789-5707.
   "Sigi the Antelope," Oct. 6-22, Northwest Puppet Center: 206-523-2579
   "Dar Williams," Oct. 8, 7pm, $24.50, Moore Theatre: 206-784-1333.
   "The Belle of Amherst", Oct. 13, ACT's Fall Theatre: 206-292-ARTS.
   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.
   Adults who have lost a parent support group, Oct. 5,- Nov. 2, 6-7pm, Wetmore Avenue: 425-261-4807.
   UW researchers are recruiting volunteers ages 30-75 for a study in the Diabetes Prevention Program at the VA Puget Sound Health Care System in Seattle. Participants must have been diagnosed less than two years ago with type 2 diabetes: 206-768-5281.
   The UW is seeking patients with newly diagnosed Type 2 diabetes for participation in a study of na investigational medication for diabetes. To 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, Kingsgate Library: 425-485-8512.
   The UW is looking for people to test the benefits of an investigational cholesterol-lowering drug on cholesterol buildup in the neck arteries. 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.
   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 LAke Washington Singers, Mondays, 7:30pm, Music Room of Odle Middle School: 425-746-1327.
   The Eastside Symphony Orchestra, looking for string players, Thursday evenings, 7:30-9:30pm, Redmond High School: 425-827-7344.
   The adult community choir, The Choir of the Sound, is currently scheduling auditions for their 24th season, Monday evenings, Shoreline Community College: 206-528-9990.
   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.
   RSVP is looking for people who are interested in having in volunteering to listen and help children read for more information call 206-694-6790.
   The Multiple Slcerosis Association of King County needs volunteers to assist people with MS in maintaining their independence and quality of life, contact Greg Robinson at 206-633-2606.
   Volunteer information meeting, Sept. 20, 6:30-8pm, Wetmore Avenue: 261-4808.
   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.
   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.