Northwest NEWS

May 13, 2002

Events

Community Calendar

CALENDAR ANNOUNCEMENT DEADLINE IS 12 NOON THURSDAY.
   MEETINGS
   Sammamish Valley Grange, May 15, 7:30pm, 140th NE at Hollywood: 483-3200.
   Woodinville Historical Society, May 16, 7:30pm, Towne Bank: 483-8270.
   Cottage Lake Auxiliary, May 17, 1pm, Sammamish Valley Grange: 483-3200.
   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: 486-4966.
   Diamonds in the Rough Toastmasters, Thursdays, 7pm, Seattle Times Production Facility: 360-668-3136.
   CLASSES, SEMINARS, & WORKSHOPS
   Fifty Five Alive, Safe Driving Class, May 20, 21, 9am, Valley General Hospital: 360-794-1411.
   GARDEN
   Beans, Basil and Chocolate Camellia Leaves, May 23, 1-3pm, Cancer Lifeline: 206-297-2100.
   BAZAARS/CRAFT SHOWS
   Giant Plant and Bake Sale, May 19, 1-4pm, Tualco Grange Hall: 425-788-0435.
   SPECIAL EVENTS
   Mystery Dinner, May 18, 6pm, Nana Carmela's Ristorante: 360-794-1411.
   Bike and Jump Safety Helmet Sale, May 18, 10am-2pm, Valley General Hospital: 360-794-1411.
   Driftwood Sculpture Show, May 18, 19, 11am, Country Village Courtyard Hall.
   Overlake Hospital Corporate Partners Breakfast, May 21, 7:30am, Bellevue Hyatt: 425-688-5525.
   Laser Shows, U2, Radiohead, Pink Floyd, Led Zeppelin, Nine Inch Nails, Creed, June, Pacific Science Center: 206-443-2001.
   13th Annual Gem Faire, May 17-19, Tacoma Dome.
   Kamikaze Survivor Reunion for WW2 unsung heroes, May 20-24, Howard Johnson Plaza Hotel in Everett: 425-348-5802
   Genetics!, through Summer 2002, interactive exhibit, Pacific Science Center.
   CONCERTS
   Miro Quartet, May 22, 8pm, Meany Hall: 206-292-ARTS.
   Charm of Chinese Music, Seattle Chinese Orchestra, May 19, 2pm, UW's Meany Hall: 253-862-1733.
   Peace in Our Time, May 18, St. James Cathedral: 206-781-2766.
   Nickelback, May 17, 7:30pm, Key Arena: 206-628-0888.
   Cher, Cindy Lauper, July 29, 7:30pm, Key Arena: 206-628-0888.
   Folk Life Festival, May 24-27: www.nwfolklife.org
   Polish Pianist, May 17, 8pm, Everett Civic Auditorium: 425-257-8382.
   BUSINESS
   The City with a Soul, May 22, 6:45- 8:30am, Bellevue Club: 425-822-2359.
   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).
   WOMEN'S INTERESTS
   Pathways for Women YWCA, offering counseling services: 774-9843 ext. 226 or 339-3837.
   SUPPORT
   Al-Anon, Families and Friends of problem drinkers, 206-625-0000.
   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
   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.
   VOLUNTEERS
   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.