Northwest NEWS

May 14, 2001


Community Calendar

   Woodinville Business and Professional Women, May 14, Wyndham Garden Hotel: 800-JOIN BPW.
   Rosh Chodesh Group, May 24, 6:30-8:30pm, confidential location: 206-461-3240.
   45th district democrats, May 21, 7:30pm, downtown Redmond: 425-556-5789.
   Woodinville Historical Society, May 17, 7:30pm, Towne Bank: 483-8270.
   Cottage Lake Auxiliary to Children's Hospital, May 18, 1pm, Sammamish Valley Grange: 483-3200.
   Upper Bear Creek, May 22, 7:30pm, Woodinville Water District: : 788-5841.
   Woodinville Lions Club, May 22, 7pm, 19008 168th NE: 483-2693.
   Sammamish Valley Grange, May 16, 7:30pm, 140th NE at Hollywood: 483-3200.
   Woodinville Rotary, Tuesdays, 7am, Columbia Winery: 425-485-0579.
   Lake City Toastmasters, Thursdays, 7:30am, Coco's Restaurant in Lake Forest Park: 425-823-2674.
   Kenmore City Council, Mondays, 7pm, Northshore Utility District Headquarters: 425-398-8900.
   Woodinville City Council, 1st 3 Mondays of every month, 6:30pm, City Hall: 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: 425-483-0360.
   Take Off Pounds Sensibly, every Thursday, 9am, Emmanuel Presbyterian Church: 425-481-4481.a
   Northshore Kiwanis, Wednesdays, 7-8am, Alexa's Restaurant on Main St., Bothell: 425- 486-4966.
   Dragonflies and wetlands, lecture, May 17, 7-8pm, McCollum Park: 425-316-8592.
   Hollstic Veterinary Care, May 17, 7-9pm, Shoreline Conference Center: 425-787-2500 ext.812.
   Female Creative Energy Workshop, May 16, 7pm, CDM Psychic Institute: 425-258-1449.
   Pictorial Harmony and the Critical Eye, May 19, 12-4pm, Bear Creek Art Studios: 425-376-1066.
   Pearls of Wisdom: Mothers, Daughters and Puberty, May 17, 7-9pm, Evergreen Hospital Medical Center: 425-899-3000.
   How To Get Your Teen to Listen, May 14, 6:30-8:30pm, 15435 Main Street NE, Duvall: 425-899-3000.
   Chinese Medicine: Seasonal Healing, May 17, 7-8:30pm, $10, Evergreen Hospital Medical Center: 425-8993000
   Diet Dimensions, Mondays, 6-7pm, Tuesdays, 10-11am, Valley General Hospital: 206-595-3185.
   Alice in Wonderland, May 17, 7:30pm, Village Theatre's First Stage: 425-392-2202.
   North City Co-op preschool classes, various classes for children, eight months through five years, North King County: 206-362-4069.
   Bellevue Community College Raging River Co-Operative Preschool, registration for 2001-2002 school year, ages 3-5 years, call Terri Teigen: 222-4557.
   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.
   Annual Rhododendron Show, May 19, 20, Bellevue Botanical Gardens: 425-333-6178.
   Civil War Encampment and Battle Demonstration, May 26 -28, Fort Stelacoom Park: 253-840-8072.
   Elisa Medhus, Book signing, Raising Children Who Think for Themselves, May 24, 7:30-8:30pm, Woodinville Barnes and Noble: 425-398-8893.
   19th Annual Medieval Faire, June 2, 3, 10am-5pm, Kitsap County Fairgrounds: 360-876-2241.
   25th Lake Union Wooden Boat Festival, June 29, 30, July 1, 10am-6pm, Lake Union: 206-382-2628
   Everett Rock and Gem Club, June 2, 3, 9am-4pm, 9918 Elliot Road, Snohomish: 425-290-5730.
   MSA Day at the Races, May 20, 11:30am, Emerald Downs: 206-633-2606.
   Alderwood Mall's Spring Music Festival, May 16, Alderwood Mall.
   Northwest Folklife Festival, May 25-28, Seattle Center: 206-386-1974.
   Copper River Salmon B.B.Q., May 26, 6pm, 15th Ave West and West Wheeler: 206-283-7566
   Permanent Exhibits at Pacific Science Center, Tropical Butterfly House and Insect Village, Dinosaurs: A journey Through Time, Tech Zone, Water Works, King-5 First Alert Weather Center, Saltwater Tide Pool, Puget Sound Model, Kids Works, Body Works and Science Playground.
   Mark Morris Dance, May 17, 18, 19, Meany Hall: 206-292-ARTS.
   Sizzling Salsa, Wednesdays, 7:30pm, Seattle Center House.
   Safety Helmet Clinic, May 19, 10am-2pm, Valley General Hospital: 360-794-7497.
   2001 Summer Camps, ages 9-12, 425-564-2351.
   Kirkland Boys and Girls Club currently accepting sign ups, Football, soccer, sports camp, Kirkland Boys and Girls Club: 425-827-0132 x104 or x105.
   Cadillac Invitational Golf Tournament, June 4, Glendale Country Club: 425-883-2869.
   2001 Annual Golf Tournament, May 21, Bear Creek Country Club: 425-481-8300.
   Learn to Row Day for the Eastside area, May 19, 9am-12pm, Lake Sammamish Blvd: 425-653-2583.
   Woodinville Girls Select Basketball Tryouts, May 8-18, must live in Woodinville High attendance area, Timbercrest Jr. High: 425-788-4411.
   Adult Co-ed Volleyball League, 6:30, 8:30pm, Kamiakin Junior High: 425-828-1134.
   Drop-in Volleyball, 7-10pm, Wellington Elementary: 425-398-9327.
   Bothell Storm girls fastpitch teams are looking for girls, for the 2001 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.
   Brahms Requiem, May 19, First Presbyterian Church: 206-781-2766.
   Presidents Piano Series, May 23, 8pm, Meany Hall: 206-543-4880.
   Barbie Anaka, May 19, 8-10pm, Barnes and Nobles, Woodinville.
   Sade India Aire, July 15, 7:30pm, Key Arena at Seattle Center: 206-628-0888.
   President Piano Series, May 23, 8pm, Meany Hall: 206-543-4880.
   Henry V, May 25, 8pm, Kirkland Performance Center: 1-866-443-6798.
   Gypsy, May 18, 19, 24-26, Shoreline Community College: 206-546-4606.
   Mercury, June 1-2, 7-9, 7:30pm, Seattle Center Opera House: 206-292 ARTS.
   Vintage Hats, May 16, 10-1pm, tours by appointment, Bothell Historical Museum: 486-1889.
   Driftwood Sculpture Show, May 19,20, Country Village 425-883-7141.
   Theres is a 6-day overnight sailing program for youth ages 14-18, aboard the Schooner Adventuress as well as a 5-day maritime skills and sailing day camp held at The Center for Wooden Boats. Two sessions will be offered for youth ages 12-14 and one session for ages 15-18. 206-382-2628.
   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.
   John Hancock, Long term care insurance, May 23, 30, Community Center House: 1-800-544-5607.
   Proving the Promise Clinical Trial Forum, May 22, Seattle Pacific University: 206-343-0250.
   Understanding Senility, Alzheimers and Dementia, May 29, 6-7:30pm, Evergreen Hospital Medical Center: 425-899-3000.
   My Kids are Making Me Mad, May 17, 6:30pm, Valley General Hospital: 360-794-1411.
   People with emphysema sought for study, to screen for participation in the National Emphysema Treatment Trial: 206-598-6252.
   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.
   Cancer Support Group, May 3, 6:30-8pm, United Methodist Church: 425-844-1642.
   The UW Division of Endocrinology is asking Japanese American Volunteers, 18-70, to join a cholesteol study, receiveblood cholesterol levels and $25, call Linda Floyd: 206-685-354
   UW of Breast Care cand Cancer Research Center has launched a World Wide Web Site that provides extensive info about breast health and cancer treatment, current research at the UW and local breast cancer awareness events. The URL for the site is
   The UW School of nurrsin is seeking individuals with Alzheimers disease and their family caregivers for a participation in a study on common spleep problems. Contact Amy Moore at 206-685-9169.
   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. 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.
   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.
   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.
   2001-2002 season general Auditions, Village Theatre, May 14-21, 9am-5pm, Vilalge Theatre: 425-392-1942.
   I Hate Hamlet, Edmonds Driftwood Players, April 21, 10a,-4pm, 200 Dayton Street, Edmonds: 425-744-9600.
   Pine Nut Players, auditions for Arabian Nights, April 9 abd 11, 7pm, Monroe Polay House: 360-805-5699.
   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.
   Evergreen Hospital medical Center is looking for volunteers, Evergreen Hospital Medical Center: 425-899-1990.
   personalized Greg Robinson : 206-633-2606.
   The University Of Washington is looking for volunteers 19-75 years old currently being treated for type 2 diabetes, up to $200 for completion, Call Susan: 206-768-5319.
   Elder Friends is seeking volunteers, Adopt at Grandparent: 206-224-3793.
   Nation Kidney Foundation Needs Volunteers to pick up donated food and toys, pack food boxes, and deliver food/toys: 425-883-2869.
   Volunteers are needed to answer the phones in the Kirkland-based office of Bridge Ministries for Disability Concerns. Contact Donna at 425-828-1431.
   Volunteers are needed to clean, repair and/or deliver durable medical equipment in the kirkland -based office of bridge ministries.. Call Donna at 425-828-1431
   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.
   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.
   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.
   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.