Northwest NEWS

September 10, 2001

Events

Community Calendar

CALENDAR ANNOUNCEMENT DEADLINE IS 12 NOON THURSDAY.
   MEETINGS
   Seattle Northshore Christian Women's Club meeting, Sept. 12, 9:45 to 11:30am, Inglewood Country Club: 425-889-2040.
   Woodinville Chamber of Commerce, Sept. 18, 7:30-9am, rsvp before coming: 481-8300.
   Woodinville Fire District, Sept. 18, 19900 144th NE: 483-2131.
   Woodinville Water District, Sept. 18, 17238 Wdvl-Duvall Rd.: 483-9104 ext. 305.
   Moms and Moppets, Sept. 18, 9-11:30am, Eastside 4 Square Church: 425-488-2500.
   Brain Injury Association, Sept. 18, 6:30-8:30pm: 425-895-0047 ext. 216.
   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.
   CLASSES, SEMINARS, & WORKSHOP
   Carousal Program of Providence Hospice and Home Care, Sept. 15, 10am-1:45pm, First Presbyterian Church: 425-261-4807.
   New Job Club Workshop, Sept. 12, 9:30-11:30am, Alaska Building: 206-64-0500.
   Intro to Middle Eastern Belly Dancing, four wednesdays, Sept 12-Oct. 3, 6-7pm,Bellevue: 206-365-0400.
  
   GARDEN
   Northwest Horticultural Society's Annual Fall Plant Sale, Sept. 14, 2:30-6:30pm, Center for Urban Horticulture: 206-527-1794.
  
   FARMERS MARKETS
   Woodinville Farmers Market, Saturday, Sept. 22, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., annual Corn Fest and BBQ. Free ear of corn to every shopper. Featuring Puget Sound Farm Fresh, handmade and homegrown items. The market is next to the Woodinville Community Center (old City Hall/Sorenson School), 13205 NE 175th in downtown Woodinville.
  
   BAZAARS CRAFT SHOWS
   Snohomish Saturday Market, 517 Ave., Snohomish: 360-568-4746.
   SPECIAL EVENTS
   The Eastside Nihon Matsuri Association, Sept. 21, 22, 23, Bellevue Community College Campus.
   19th Annual home and boat tour, Sept. 16, 12:30 - 5:30pm, Children Hospital: 360-293-3832.
   Potters Sale, Sept. 13-15, Happy Valley Grange: 425-868-3989.
   Stores and Such, Sept. 11, 25, Pacific Science Center: 206-727-2359.
   Permanent Exhibits at Pacific Science Center, Tropical Butterfly House and Insect Village, Dinosaurs: A journey Through Time, Tech Zone, Water Works, K5 First alert Weather Center, Saltwater Tide pool, Puget Sound Model, Kids Works, Body Works and Science Playground.
   425-746-6351.
   DANCE
   Modern Square Dance Instructional Dances, Sept. 13, 7:30pm, Juanita Community Club: 425-823-6581.
   ARTS.
   Sizzling Salsa, Wednesdays, 7:30pm, Seattle Center House.
   SPORTS & RECREATION
   Come walk or run to help fine a cure for NF, sept. 23, 8:15-9am, The National Neurofibromatics Foundation: 425-672-9610.
   miniature golf fund raiser, Sept. 12, 6-9pm, Rainbow Rub, Redmond: 425-867-1799.
   Hoop It Up, Sept. 22, 23, Emerald Downs: 425-562-8118.
   Queen Anne Alumni Athletic Golf Classic, Sept. 14, 12pm, $100, call Jim Bledsoe: 206-522-4819.
   CONCERTS
   free folk music concert, Sept. 16, 1-3pm, Northwest Railway Museum: 425-888-3030.
   Lincoln Center Jazz orchestra, Sept. 16, 3-8pm, Benaroya Hall:206-215-4700.
   BUSINESS
   THEATRE
   Snoopy the musical, Sept. 21 - Oct. 13, Secondstory Repertoy: 425-881-6777.
   The Fantasticks, Sept. 14- Oct. 13, Monroe Play House: 425-308-2178
   GALLERY
   Jeanine Borree, Mary Carlton, and Berit Kenin, Sept. 13, Kriklands second Thursday Art Walk: 425-827-0606.
   Family Histories, Sept. 8 - Nov. 5, Shorleine community college: 206-546-4101 ext. 4433.
   Zimbabwean sculptor, Sept. 13, 7pm, Nordtrom Lecture Hall: 206-654-3121.
   Go Girls Go, Sept. 20, 5:30-7:30pm, Seattle Art Museum: 206-344-5272.
   SCHOOL
   Toddler Play and Mom's Break Time, mondays, 9-11am, ALC Preschool: 425-488-8025.
   YOUTH
   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.
   HEALTH
   Volunteers needed for study of cholesterol lowering therapy, 66 years or younger for men and 70 years or younger for women, for more information call: 206-616-4907.
   Japanese American sought for cholesterol study, ages 18-70, receive $25, UW: 206-685-3547.
   People with emphysema sought for study, to screen for participation in the National Emphysema Treatment Trial: 206-598-6252.
   YOUTH
   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.
   WOMEN'S INTERESTS
   Pathways for Women YWCA, offering counseling services: 774-9843 ext. 226 or 339-3837.
   SUPPORT
   UW of Breast Care 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 http://www.uwbreastcare.com.
   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 Mid-life Women's Health Study has created a web site: www.son.washington.edu/departments/fcn/smwhs.
   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.
   AUDITIONS
   Northwest Chamber Orchestra to hold auditions, Sept. 19-22, Beneroya Hall: 206-343-0445.
   Fusion Dance Company, Sept. 1, 2:30-5pm, Fusion Dance Studios: 206-324-0988.
   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.
   VOLUNTEERS
   Neighborly Volunteers Sought, Call Volunteer Chore Services: 206-324-5247.
   Nordic Heritage Museum, looking for volunteers. call Danny at 206-789-5707.
   University of Washington Multiple Sclerosis Research Center looking for volunteers to particpate in reasearch study, UW: 206-616-UWMS.
   Red Cross Opportunities for Volunteers, American Red Cross: 206-726-3562.
   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 Association. For more information or to volunteer call the local MDA office in Seattle at 283-2183.
   Volunteer chore Services is looking for people to mow, weed, and rake the lawns of elders 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 match with an organization. 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.