Northwest NEWS

May 20, 2002

Events

Community Calendar

CALENDAR ANNOUNCEMENT DEADLINE IS 12 NOON THURSDAY.
   MEETINGS
   Woodinville City Council, first three Mondays of every month, City Hall, 7pm: 489-2700.
   Northshore School Board, May 27, 7:30pm, 18315 Bothell Way NE: 489-6000.
   Kenmore City Council, Mondays, 7pm, Northshore Utility District Headquarters: 398-8900.
   East KingCo Rock Club, May 27, 7pm (children), 7:30pm (adults), Rose Hill Presbyterian Church: 861-7050.
   Upper Bear Creek Community Council, May 28, 7:30pm, Woodinville Library: 788-5841.
   Woodinville Lions Club, May 28, 7pm, 19008 168th NE: 483-2693.
   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.
   Eastside Business Network, every Wednesday, 7:30pm, Blimpies at Totem Lake: 820-2845.
   Sno-Isle Genealogical Society, every Thursday 1-3pm, Martha Lake ommunity Club: 438-0307.
   CLASSES, SEMINARS, & WORKSHOP
   Entralac knitting class at Columbine Yarns, May 2, 5pm: 806-8129.
   Basics of Writing a Will and Estate Planning, a FREE seminar, May 30, 1-3pm, United Way of Snohomish County Office, 917 134th St. SW, Everett: (425) 921-3413.
   GARDEN
   Winning Gardens Tours - North Seattle Gardens, June 15, 10am-4pm: 206-325-4510.
   SPECIAL EVENTS
   Clover Leaf Rebekah Lodge breakfast, May 25. 8-11am, 10116 NE 185th, Bothell: 488-8457.
   Woodinville Lions Club Friday Pinochle, May 24, 12:30pm, 19008 168th NE: 483-2693.
   Laser Shows, U2, Radiohead, Pink Floyd, Led Zeppelin, Nine Inch Nails, Creed, June, Pacific Science Center: 206443-2001.
   Genetics!, through Summer 2002, interactive exzibit, Pacific Science Center.
   Laser Shows at Pacific Science Center, Beatles, Radiohead, Pink Floyd, Led Zeppelin, Metallica, call 206-727-2359.
   CONCERTS
   Christian vocalist Dave Irish and his band, May 31, 7pm, Washington Cathedral, $10: 869-5433 for reservations.
   "Celebration of Spring - An Evening of Psalms" by the Northwest Boychoir, May 26, 7:30pm, Benaroya Hall, Seattle: 206-524-3234.
   Cher, Cindy Lauper, July 29, 7:30pm, Key Arena: 206-628-0888.
   Folk Life Festival, May 24-27, for info visit www.nwfolklife.org
   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.