Northwest NEWS

August 13, 2001


Around the Valley

Funk family reunion
   The annual Funk family reunion will be Saturday, Aug. 18, from noon-5 p.m., at the Taylor Landing boat ramp park in Duvall. Please bring a potluck dish to share, family genealogy information, old and new photos and a camera and/or camcorder. For questions or if you would like to help, call Margaret Chadwick at (425) 747-1253 or Joanne Jasson at (510) 535-1876.
   Riverview Marching Band clinic
   A Riverview Marching Band clinic will be held Aug. 21-24 at Cedarcrest High School in Duvall. All students who are in 6th through 12th grade are invited to participate. Taught by professional clinicians, the clinic will cover marching basics (field and parade). The clinic is sponsored by RHYTHM Music Boosters, Mills Music, Pearl Percussion and Duvall and Carnation merchants. Registration fee is $45 which includes four-day pro-instruction, T-shirt, prizes, sheet music to keep, awards and BBQ. For more information, call CHS Music Dept. at (425) 844-4826.
   Consignment sale at Junkin' Days
   Children's Services of Sno-Valley in Duvall is having its 2nd annual consignment sale on Sept. 15, as part of Duvall Junkin' Days. Consignors tag the items and bring them to Children's Services on Sept. 8. Children's Services will sell them and keep 40 percent. People interested can request a participant packet by calling (425) 788-7924 or stop in at Children's Services at 15904 Main St. Volunteers are needed to help organize and work this fun event. Volunteers can meet new people, help support family activities in the community and have first dibs on purchases.
   Girls Scouts to celebrate camp's 50th
   Join Girl Scouts young and old on Saturday, Oct. 6, to celebrate the 50th anniversary of Camp River Ranch in Carnation. The 50th Anniversary Committee is looking for pictures, stories and artifacts to put on display. For more information, check out www., call 1-800-878-4685 or e-mail
   Openings for Skyhawks Soccer Camps
   There are still openings for the upcoming Skyhawks Soccer Camps, held at the Duvall fields Aug. 20-24 for ages 5-14. Send in registration and a check for $98 made out to Lower Valley Youth Programs as soon as possible to reserve a place. Please call Casey at (425) 844-9669, ext. 100 for a registration form.
   New classes at Sno-Valley Senior Center
   Two new classes will be starting at the Sno-Valley Senior Center in Carnation. An exercise class will be held on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 7-8:15 p.m., designed for baby boomers and "almost seniors." The class will combine strength training, mat work and stretching for $30 for 10 classes. Center members get a $5 discount for 10 classes. No registration is necessary; just wear easy stretching clothes, tennis shoes, mat and water bottle. An arts and crafts class, "Art with Adhonia" is held on Fridays form 2-3 p.m. Projects can be made in one class, which is free but some projects may have a small fee to cover material costs. Please pre-register by calling (425) 333-4152.
   Math Blast day camp
   Summer fun for kids 7 to 10 years old. Math Blast day camp will be Aug. 21-23 (T-Th), 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at Children's Services of Sno-Valley in Duvall. The camp will focus on games, cooking, art and science activities that build and reinforce math skills in a fun and interactive environment. The cost is $40.50. For more information or to inquire about scholarships, call (425) 788-7924.
   Braithburn Academy begins fall enrollment
   Braithburn Academy in Duvall begins fall enrollment Aug. 1. There are enrollment openings in the toddler, preschool and school-age childcare programs. A new program for Braithburn is its "Preschool only" option. Braithburn focuses on developmentally appropriate learning, positive guidance, safety and fun. For more information, call (425) 788-4343.
   Volunteers needed for Meals on Wheels
   Meals on Wheels delivery volunteers are a life link to the outside world for the recipients who frequently are unable to leave their homes. Volunteers deliver frozen pre-packed meals, bright smiles and friendly greetings. Volunteers are needed at the Sno-Valley Senior Center in Carnation to sort and deliver orders on Thursday afternoons for one to two hours. A car, valid driver's license and auto insurance are mandatory. Training and assistance are provided. Call Kate Miller at (425) 333-4152.
   Afterhours at Pumps & Grinds
   Saturday, Aug. 11, will be the monthly blues jam hosted by Cal Donnelly. The music ranges from bluegrass to classical, and every month brings new talent. The show begins at 8 p.m. and there is a suggested $5 donation. Pumps & Grinds is located at 15614 Main St., Duvall. Call (425) 844-2766 for information.
   Shakespeare In The Park
   Last Leaf Productions is announcing its third season of Shakespeare In The Park. This season they will be presenting two of Shakespeare's comedies, "Twelfth Night" and "A Comedy of Errors." Both productions are picnic seating and will be performed free to the public, rain or shine. "Twelfth Night" will be presented at Duvall's Community Park on Wednesday, Aug. 15 at 6:30 p.m. "A Comedy of Errors" wiill be presented at Sky River Park in Monroe on Saturday, Aug. 18. Alternate venues in case of rain are Maltby Elementary School and Frank Wagner Elementary in Monroe. Both plays are abridged versions of Shakespeare's works and are apporximately 90 minutes in length. The audience is invited to bring picnic baskets, snacks and children. A sampler of "Twelfth Night' will be performed at Woodinville's Barnes and Noble store on Thursday evening, Aug. 9. For more information, call (360) 805-9379.
   Cherry Valley Riders meets monthly
   Cherry Valley Riders, a family-oriented horseback riding club, meets the 2nd Tuesday of every month at 7:30 p.m. in the upstairs meeting room of the Duvall Fire Station. Call (425) 788-9246.
   Raging River Roadhouse events
   The Raging River Roadhouse in Fall City hosts Hotel Texas on Aug. 9, Rhythm Roadhouse on Aug. 10 and Nick Vigarino on Aug. 11.
   Summer events at Camlann Medieval Faire
   Summer feasts at Camlann Medieval Village in Stillwater are set for Saturdays, July 14, 21, 28 and Saturdays and Sundays, Aug. 4, 5, 11, 12, 18, 19, 25. Banquets begin at 6 p.m. in the Bors Hede. Advance reservations include free admission to the festival. The Camlann Medieval Faire, which offers old world crafts, minstrels and knights, is open Saturdays and Sundays, July 14 to Aug. 26, 11:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. Admission for adults is $9, 12 years and under $5, adults over 60 $5, five years and under are free. Feast and festival are $39. Call (425) 788-8624.
   Summer day camps at CSSV
   Summer day camps at CSSV include: Life on the Farm Camp, Aug. 6, 7, 8, 9 for ages 3 1/2 to 6, $54; Fishes, Fins and Friends Under the Sea Day Camp, Aug. 13, 14, 15, 16 for ages 3 1/2 to 6, $54; Math Blast Day Camp, Aug. 21, 22, 23 for ages 7 to 10, $40.50. Call (425) 788-7924 for registration information.