Northwest NEWS

November 5, 2001


Around the Valley

Valley Drum and Dance
   Valley Drum and Dance, Duvall, will perform on Saturday, Nov. 10, 7-10:30 p.m., at Holy Innocents Catholic Church, 26632 N.E. Stella St., Duvall. $5 donation, children free. The Valley Drum and Dance features African-based percussion, drum circles and a showing of local visual artists. For more information, contact Lee at (425) 333-4974.
   Food handler's class
   The Sno-Valley Senior Center will be hosting a food handler's class on Thursday, Nov. 15, from 4-5 p.m. This class is necessary for a food handler's permit. The cost is $8, cash due at the door. For more information, call Kate at (425) 333-4152.
   Harvest festival
   Family Fun Night presents a special Harvest Celebration, featuring Snoqualmie Tribal drummer Ray Mullen, on Friday, Nov. 9, from 6:30-9 p.m. at Cherry Valley Elementary. Special crafts and family entertainment. Pumpkin and berry pie sales will benefit T.A.F.T. Call Darcy at (425) 788-7924 for more information.
   Help restore salmon habitat
   Join King County staff and citizen volunteers on Saturday, Nov. 17, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., planting native trees and shrubs along the Snoqualmie River at Chinook Bend Park on Carnation Farm Road. To reserve a space or get directions, call Eric Maia, King County Water and Land Resources Division, at (206) 296-8024 or e-mail at
   Transforming the difficult child
   Rivervalley Counseling and Neurofeedback is offering this four-week parenting workshop to parents of difficult children, beginning Wednesday, Nov. 28, from 6:30-8:30 p.m. Parents will learn the dynamics of a challenging child, learn how conventional parenting inadvertently rewards these children for negative behaviors and learn strategies to create successes for their children while helping their child to use their intensity in positive ways. Classes are at 15435 Main St., Duvall, across the street from the Texaco plaza. Pre-paid registration is $30 for a single parent/$25 if both parents attend. Call (425) 877-9921 for more information.
   Seniors trip to Canada
   Join the Sno-Valley Seniors on an sightseeing trip to Canada and save up to 80 percent on prescription drugs. The private coach will leave the Sno-Valley Senior Center in Carnation on Wednesday, Nov. 28, for Vancouver, B.C. The coach will stop at DoctorSolve for prescription filling (additional $34). Then it is off to a day of sightseeing. The coach will return to Carnation by 6:30 p.m. on Nov. 29. Cost is $109 per person, double occupancy, or $142 for a single.The center must have at least 20 participants for this overnight trip so make reservations now at (425) 333-4152.
   Flood mapping project
   King County, in cooperation with the Federal Emergency Management Agency and the cities of North Bend and Snoqualmie, will host a public presentation Wednesday, Nov. 14, from 6:30-8:30 p.m., at the North Bend Senior Center located at 411 Main Ave. S. to review a recently completed re-evaluation of the Upper Snoqualmie Floodplain Mapping Project. For information, call (206) 296-8380.
   Childcare provider training
   Children's Services of Sno-Valley is hosting a Childcare Resources STARS workshop on Nov. 13 from 7-9 p.m. Stop by Children's Services of Sno-Valley at 15904 Main St. (Duvall) to receive a registration form.
   Junior class fund-raiser
   A fund-raiser will be held at Redmond McDonald's on Wednesday, Nov. 13 to support the junior class at Cedarcrest. For information, call Sally at (425) 788-6270.
   Pumps & Grinds After Hours
   Duvall welcomes Rebecca Cohen and Matt Price to Pumps & Grinds Friday night, Nov. 9, for an evening of soulful and heart-stealing songs, presented by two of the area's most engaging and personable entertainers. Rebecca Cohen's songs are a rich pastiche of folk, pop and country, and her Emmy Lou Harris-like voice engages audiences of all genres. Nov. 10, Pumps & Grinds opens its doors for the Second Saturday Open Mike, hosted by Jack Brand at 7 p.m. Pumps & Grinds is located at 15614 Main St., Duvall, Call (425) 844-2766.
   Arts and Crafts Show