Northwest NEWS

June 10, 2002

Events

Community Calendar

CALENDAR ANNOUNCEMENT DEADLINE IS 12 NOON THURSDAY.
   MEETINGS
   Woodinville Fire District, June 18, 6pm, 17718 Wood.-Sno. Rd: 483-2131.
   Woodinville Water District, June 18, 6pm, at Woodinville City Hall: 483-9104.
   Sammamish Valley Grange, June 19, 7:30pm, 140th NE at Hollywood: 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.
   WORKSHOPS/SEMINARS/CLASSES
   Mid-East Action Conference, June 15, 9am-4:30pm, Cedar Park Church, Bothell, $10: 488-3600.
   Ageless Tapestry, explore the world of fabric and paint to create art, Thursdays, 3:30-5:30pm, June 13-Aug. 15, register: 828-1223.
   BUSINESS
   Woodinville Chamber of Commerce Network Breakfast, June 18, 7:30-9am: RSVP required at 481-8300.
   LeTip networking group, Tuesday mornings in Monroe: 206-686-1435.
   Eastside Business Network, every Wednesday, 7:30pm, Blimpies at Totem Lake: 820-2845.
   CHILDREN
   "Into the Woods," an all student production of Village Theatre's Kidstage, July 25-Aug. 4, tickets go on sale July 5: 425-392-2202.
   Moms and Moppets, June 18, 9-11:30am, Eastside FourSquare Church, $4 a session: 488-2500.
   Woodinville Family Preschool, new parent cooperative classes for September: 481-9707, Ext. 3.
   FAMILY EVENTS
   Scandinavian Day at the Ballard Locks, FREE, June 15, 2-4pm, dancing, music, crafts: (206) 789-5707.
   GARDEN
   Winning Gardens Tours - North Seattle Gardens, June 15, 10am-4pm: 206-325-4510.
   FARMERS MARKETS
   Woodinville Farmers Market, Saturdays, 9am-4pm, 13205 NE 175th St.: 485-1042.
   King County Farmers Markets: http://dnr.metrokc.gov/wlr/farms/farmers_markets.htm.
   Kirkland Wednesday Market, noon-7, fresh produce, arts & crafts, off Third St. in downtown Kirkland.
   SPECIAL EVENTS
   MOHAI History Walking Tours, begin July 6, include Pioneer Square, waterfront, FIrst Hill, Queen Anne, Mystery Tour: 206-324-1126.
   Friday Pinochle at the Lions Club, June 14, 12:30p.m 19008 168th NE, Woodinville: 483-2693.
   "A Day at the Museum," presented by the Multiple Sclerosis Assn. at the Seattle Asian Art Museum, for those with neurological disorders, their friends and families, June 15, 10am-1pm: 206-633-2606.
   Puget Sound Home Buying Expo, Stadium Exhibition Center, Seattle, June 15, 10am-4pm: (206) 783-5957.
   LECTURES
   S.N. Goenka, teacher of Vipassana meditation, June 21, 7pm, Eighth and Seneca, Seattle, FREE, not advance registration: 206-524-2978.
   SPORTS & RECREATION
   Advantage Basketball Camps, June, July, August, for boys and girls: 425-670-8877.
   Terry Fox Shore Run/Walk benefits Hutchinson Center, June 23, along shores of Lake Washington: (206) 667-5896.
   CONCERTS
   Ladies Musical Club Award Tours C ompetition, June 16, 9:45am-4:30pm, free: 206-622-6882.
   "A Celebration of Sound," a brass and choral extravaganza, June 8, 7:30pm, Everett Chorale, Everett Performing Arts Center: 1-888-257-3722.
   Classical Concert by Everett Symphony, June 14, 8pm, 2911 Colby Ave., Everett: (425) 257-8382.
   THEATRE
   "Lackawanna Blues," June 14-July 13, Intiman Theatre, Seattle: 206-269-1900.
   GALLERIES
   'Round Midnight inspired by music June 13 (opening reception, June 13, 5-7pm, through July 13, Seattle Art Museum: 206-654-3240.
   Alex Katz: The Complete Woodcuts and Linocuts, 1951-2001, June 22-Aug. 25, Bellevue Art Museum: 425-519-0770.
   Sam Jackson III at Pitcairn Scott Gallery, through June 30, 2207 Second Ave. and Blanchard, Seattle: 206-448-5380.
   "Momentum," an exhibit of work by Merrilee Moore, through July 7, reception June 13, 6-8pm, Foster/white Gallery, 126 Central Way, Kirkland: 822-2305.
   Seattle Co-Arts juried show, "Colors of the Northwest," June 24-July18: 206-448-0900.
   DANCE
   Annual Pacific NW Ballet School performance, June 15, 2pm, Mercer Arts Arena: 206-441-9411
   "Chance to Dance," hip-hop master workshops, June 29-30, Fusion Dance Studios, Seattle: 206-324-0988.
   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
   Angel Care Breast Cancer Fdtn. offers free emotional support for newly diagnosed and women going through treatment: 861-5655.
   Study at UW on couples expecting first child: 206-685-9244.
   Healing After Loss, June 12-Juy 24, 10am-noon or 7-9pm: 206-461-3240.
   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
   VOLUNTEERS
   Clothes for Kids provides free clothing for low income children in Snohomish County, volunteers needed: 425-670-7285.
   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.