Northwest NEWS

May 6, 2002


Community Calendar

   Woodinville Business and Professional Women, May 13, 6-9pm, Wyndham Garden Hotel: 206-979-9332.
   Seattle Northshore Christian Women's Club, May 8, 9:45-11:30am, Inglewood Presbyterian Club: 425-889-2040.
   Woodinville Lions Club, May 10, 12:30pm, 19008 168th NE: 483-2693.
   Daughters of the American Revolution, May 8, 10:30am, West Coast Bellevue Hotel: 425-454-1643.
   Kiwanis Club of Woodinville, Thursdays, 11:30am-12:30pm, Woodinville Round Table Pizza: 483-0360.
   Northshore Kiwanis, Wednesdays, 7-8am, Alexa's Restaurant on Main St., Bothell: 425- 486-4966.
   Diamonds in the Rough Toastmasters, Thursdays, 7pm, Seattle Times Production Facility: 360-668-3136.
   Holistic Veterinary Care, May 14, 7-9pm, Aurora Room, Shoreline Center.
   Fifty Five Alive, (safe driving for seniors) May 20, 21, 9am, Valley General Hospital: 360-794-1411.
   Craft Supply Sale and Spring Designer Disaster Sale, May 11, 10am-4pm, Knights of Columbus Hall, 24323 Bothell-Everett Hwy, Bothell.
   Splash of Color, May 11, 9am-3pm, South Snohomish County Senior Cente, 220 Railroad Ave., Edmonds.
   Kamikaze Survivor Reunion for WWII Unsung Heroes, May 20-24, Howard Johnson Plaza Hotel in Everett: 425-348-5802
   Memorial Service, May 9, 4pm, First Congregational United Church of Christ: 425-261-4800.
   IMAX 3D, Space Station 3D, opens May 1, Pacific Science Center: 206-443-2001
   Genetics!, through Summer 2002, interactive exzibit, Pacific Science Center, Seattle.
   Laser Shows at Pacific Science Center, Beatles, Radiohead, Pink Floyd, Led Zeppelin, Metallica: 206-727-2359.
   Kaleidescope in Concert, May 10, 11, 12, Broadway Performance Hall: 206-363-7281.
   Silk Road Project Festival, May 12-16, S. Mark Taper Foundation Auditorium in Benaroya Hall: 206-215-4700.
   Polish Pianist, May 17, 8pm, Everett Civic Auditorium: 425-257-8382.
   Seattle Symphony on Wheels, May 7, free, Langston Hughes Performing Arts Center: 206-684-4757.
   Pottery by Pat Colyar, May 9, 6pm, Kirkland Art Walk: 425-827-0606.
   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).
   Pathways for Women YWCA, offering counseling services: 774-9843 ext. 226 or 339-3837.
   Al-Anon, Families and Friends of problem drinkers, 206-625-0000.
   The Mid-life Women's Health Study has created a web site:
   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.
   Village Theatre 2002-2003 Season General Auditions, May 18-22, by appointment: 425-392-1942.
   Sammamish Symphony Orchestra, Eastlake Performing Arts Center: 425-868-9023.
   Multiple Slerosis Association of King County, needs volunteers to help assist people with MS in maintaining theier independence, call 206-633-2606.
   Volunteer Chore Service is need of volunteers to serve low income seniors and adults with disabilities call 562-6850 or toll free 1-888-649-6850.
   Red Cross Opportunities for Volunteers, American Red Cross: 206-726-3562.
   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.
   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.
   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 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.