December 17, 2001
Around the Valley
Novelty Cemetery meeting
A meeting of the Novelty Cemetery Association will be held on Jan. 8, 2002, 7 p.m., in the Rose Room of the Duvall Library. All members welcome. Call (425) 788-2416 or 788-2004 for further information.
SFS Rainy Camp 2002
Rainy Camp is the Seattle Folklore Society's folk singing weekend retreat ‹ an institution around these parts for over a decade. The camp will be held at Camp Don Bosco in Carnation on Feb. 1-3, 2002. Workshops vary from performer-related to topical. Last year's selections included kazoo, bawdy broadsides, show tunes, storytelling in song, and sea songs, among others, plus there's space for spontaneous write-in workshops. For more information, visit the SFS Website or call Jean Call at (425) 747-7655 or Bruce at 783-6824.
Children's indoor playground
Tired of being stuck inside? Bring your 0 to 5-year-old to Children's Services of Sno-Valley's indoor playground, open Wednesdays through Fridays from 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. The playground provides a convenient drop-in activity for families of young children. A $1 donation is asked and parents are required to supervise their children. Call (425) 788-7924 for information.
The perfect party place
Children's Services of Sno-Valley's indoor playground provides the perfect spot for children's parties. Facility rents for $25 for two hours. Call (425) 788-7924 to schedule an event.
Pumps & Grinds After Hours
Pumps & Grinds is located at 15614 Main St., Duvall, across the street from the public library. Call (425) 844-2766 for information or reservations.
Senior center has event hall
The Sno-Valley Senior Center's main hall is available for parties or other holiday
events. The main hall has a capacity of up to 260 and there are two additional rooms that can be rented. The facility boasts a fully equipped commercial kitchen. Rental fees are reasonable and all fees go to benefit the programs and services offered by the center to local seniors. Call Kate at (425) 333-4152.
Childcare co-op forming
Children's Services of Sno-Valley is forming a parent-driven childcare co-op. There will be an informational meeting on Saturday, Oct. 13, from 10-11:30 a.m. Free childcare will be provided during the meeting. Please call (425) 788-7924 for information or to register for on-site childcare.
Knitter's Guild in Carnation
Are you a knitter and would like to join others who share a love of the craft? Or, have you always wanted to learn to knit, but didn't know who to contact? A group of knitters from the Snoqualmie Valley meets on the fourth Thursday of the month at St. Anthony Catholic Church, 31911 E. Blanche St., Carnation, from 7 to 9 p.m. For more information, contact Marilyn Slanina at (425) 333-4759.
Classes and support groups
Beginning the week of Sept. 17, Children's Services of Sno-Valley, Duvall, is offering the following classes and support groups:
Parents support group: An opportunity to share information, support and personal experiences, as well as learn about services available to your family. Single parents are encouraged to attend. Free ongoing sessions are scheduled for the first and third Wednesday of each month from 6:30 to 8 p.m.
Grandparents support group: Informal support group for grandparents raising grandchildren. Free ongoing sessions are scheduled for the second and fourth Wednesday of each month from 6:30 to 8 p.m.
Please call (425) 788-7924 to register for any of the above sessions or for free-on-site childcare during the sessions.
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.
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.