Around the Valley
Winter plant sale at Cedarcrest
The Horticulture Program at Cedarcrest High School will hold a winter plant sale in the CHS greenhouse on Friday, Jan. 19, 2-4 p.m. and Saturday, Jan. 20, from 9 a.m. to noon. Plants for sale include houseplants, hibiscus, primroses and other varieties. The greenhouse is located behind the main CHS building. For more information, call Bianca Linder at (425) 844-4812.
Lower Valley Youth Programs meets
The Lower Valley Youth Programs Advisory Group will meet Tuesday, Jan. 30, 3:30 p.m. at the Duvall Methodist Church. Please call Casey at (425) 788-6716 for information.
CD autograph party and blues jam at Pumps & Grinds
Pumps & Grinds has had a CD release party ‹ now those CDs can be autographed. The talented artists from the CD "Down at the Pumps & Grinds" will be performing and signing CDs on Friday, Jan. 12, beginning at 7:30 p.m. On Saturday, Jan. 13, a blues jam is scheduled. Pumps & Grinds Coffeehouse is located at 15614 Main St. NE, Duvall (next to Bank of America). Call (425) 844-2766 for information.
A free eight-week parenting class starts Jan. 18 from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at Children's Services Duvall Family Center. Call 788-7924 to register.
Sno-Valley Senior Shuttle
The Sno-Valley Senior Shuttle‹volunteer transportation service for seniors and people with disabilities‹is available Monday-Friday from 9-4. Those eligible can use the Senior Shuttle for rides to the Senior Center, grocery shopping, medical appointments and other local errands. All rides are free; however, donations are accepted. Call 425-333-4152.
Volunteer tutors needed
Eastside Literacy Council is currently looking for volunteers to work with their adult students in the North Bend area. Classes are offered in English as a Second Language (ESL), GED, adult basic education and family literacy. Volunteers do not need prior teaching experience or knowledge of another language. Training, support and help in lesson planning is provided. There is a wide variety of volunteer options available, ranging in time commitment from once a month to twice a week. A one-year commitment is expected. This is an excellent opportunity to meet people from foreign lands, make new friends and strengthen your community. Call 425-558-2459.
Friends of Youth classes
€ Become a Mentor: Make a difference in a child's life. Many youth in the Snoqualmie Valley are lacking positive adult role models. If you can give just two hours a week to help a middle school youth succeed, call Lorry Kaye at 788-6716.