Northwest NEWS

November 5, 2001

Events

Community Calendar

CALENDAR ANNOUNCEMENT DEADLINE IS 12 NOON THURSDAY.
   MEETINGS
   Adoption Information Meeting, Nov. 13, Open Adoption and Family Services: 206-782-0442.
   Woodinville Business and Professional Women, Nov. 12, Wyndham Garden Hotel: 206-979-9332.
   General Meeting of 1st Legislative District, Nov. 12, 7:30pm, Ricketts Bldg. Bothell: 821-2015.
   Upper Bear Creek Community Council, Nov. 13, 7:30pm, Cottage Lake pool house: 788-5841.
   Lake Forest Park Garden Club, Nov. 14, 9:30am, Lake Forest Park Towne Centre: 206-365-6334.
   Northshore School Board, Nov. 14, 3:30pm, 181315 Bothell Way NE: 489-6000.
   Woodinville Chamber of Commerce, Nov. 14, 11:30am, 481-8300.
   Woodinville Lions Club, Nov. 14, 19008 168th NE: 483-2693.
   Seattle Northshore Christian Women's Club Meeting, Nov. 14, 9:45- 11:30am, Inglewood Country Club: 425-889-2040.
   Woodinville Fire and Life Safety District, Nov. 7, 6pm, Fire Station 31: 425-483-2131.
   Sno-Isle Genealogical Society, Nov. 7, 7:30pm, Martha Lake Community Club: 425-438-0307.
   Sammamish Valley Grange, Nov. 7, 7:30pm, 140th NE at Hollywood: 483-3200.
   The Board of Commissioners of Evergreen Healthcare, Nov. 19, 7:30pm, Evergreen Hospital Medical Center: 425-899-2504.
   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 Pizza: 425-483-0360.
   Northshore Kiwanis, Wednesdays, 7-8am, Alexa's Restaurant on Main St., Bothell: 425- 486-4966.
   CLASSES, SEMINARS, & WORKSHOP
   Facts on laser eye surgery, Nov. 10, 10:30-11:30, Kingsgate Library: 425-398-1862.
   NACAC College Fair, Nov. 9-10, Washington State Convention Trade Center.
   Tax Changes that Matter to You, Nov. 12, 7-9pm, Kenmore: 425-481-4490.
   GARDEN
   Country Garden Club, Nov. 14: 425-485-3089.
   SPECIAL EVENTS
   Hot Potatoes, KCTS documentary on the Irish potato famine,Nov. 12, 18, 24, 401 Mercer Street: 206-728-6463.
   Woodworking Show in Seattle, Nov. 9-11, Stadium Exhibition Center: 800-826-8257.
   Playhouse Disney, Nov. 9 -11, Bellevue Square: 806-768-3678.
   Andrew's Hallmark Shop annual Holiday Open House, Nov. 10-11, Andrew's Hallmark Shop: 425-481-0333.
   CONCERTS
   Choirs, Handbells, and Organ, Nov. 10, University Unitarian Church: 206-525-8400.
   Dan Hicks and Hot Licks, Nov. 16, 8pm, Kirkland Performance Center: 425-893-9900.
   Yellow Trail Record, Nov. 30, 8pm, Kirkland Performance Center: 425-893-9900.
   African Children's Choir, Nov. 25, 6pm, Neighborhood Church: 425-747-3445.
   Explore Music with Everett Symphony, Nov. 8, 7:30pm, Everett Civic Auditorium: 425-257-8382.
   THEATRE
   Watermelon Boats, Nov. 8-9, 15- 17, 7:30pm, Juanita High School Theatre: 425-823-7638.
   GALLERIES
   J.d. Beltran, The Making of a Portrait, through Dec. 1, Bellevue Art museum: 425-519-0770.
   Holiday Show, Nov. 7, 5:30-7:30pm, Mercer Island Gallery: 206-236-3545.
   Lakeshore Gallery, works by Yevgeniy Zoltsv, Nov. 8- Dec. 8, 6-9pm, Lakeshore Gallery: 425-827-0606.
   YOUTH
   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
   Japanese Americans 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.
   SUPPORT
   Parents, Families and Friends of Lesbians and Gays, Nov. 15, 7pm, First United Methodist Church, 1934 108 Ave. NE, Bellevue.
   Women's Reflections, a new support group for women, Mondays, 6-7:30pm, Center for Couples and Family Healing in Kirkland: 425-889-0832
   A community grief education program, Nov. 6, Stanwood Athletic Club: 425-261-4807 ext. 4#.
   UW of Breast Care Cancer Research Center has launched a 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.
   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.
   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.
   VOLUNTEERS
   Volunteers needed for AARP Washington Executive Council: 1-800-922-8716.
   Local girls scouts need caring adults of all ages, call girls scouts at 1-800-767-6845.
   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 is looking for volunteers to particpate in reasearch study: 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.
   RSVP is looking for people who are interested in volunteering to listen and help children read: 206-694-6790.
   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 recruiting volunteers who will assist individuals, family members and caregivers by telephone: 206-363-5500
   Join the fun at Equifriends Therapeutic Horseback Riding and Driving Program for children and adults with disabilities: 425-337-1137.
   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.