Northwest NEWS

June 17, 2002


Community Calendar

   Woodinville Historical Society, June 20, 7:30pm, Towne Bank, 17530 132ned Ave. NE: 483-8270.
   Northshore School Board, June 24, 7:30pm, 18315 Bothell Way NE: 489-6000.
   East KingCo Rock Club, June 24, 7:30pm (7pm for children), Rose Hill Presbyterian Church: 861-7050.
   Upper Bear Creek Community Council, June 25, 7:30pm: 788-5841.
   Woodinville Lions Club, June 25, 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.
   Celebrate Redmond 4th of July, live bands, games, food, beer garden, fire works, 4pm, $7 per car: 425-702-8702.
   Independence Day Ice Cream and Bingo, July 3, 1-3pm, Kirkland Senior Center, reservations by June 26, $3.50+tax: 828-1223.
   Jewish Parents of Interfaith Couples, June 27, 7-9pm, Jewish Family Service, Seattle office: 206-461-3240.
   Mid-East Action Conference, June 15, 9am-4:30pm, Cedar Park Church, Bothell, $10: 488-3600.
   Ageless Tapestry, explore the world of fabirc and paint to create art, Thursdays, 3:30-5:30pm, June 13-Aug. 15, register: 828-1223.
   Eastside Women's Forum, June 26, 6:45-8:30am, Bellevue Club, reserve by June 21: 206-517-7788.
   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.
   VBF (Vacation Bible Fun), June 24-28, 9:45am-1pm, Free; CAT (Children's Activity Time, Wednesdays, 6:15-9pm, June 19-Aug. 28, cost varies, First Baptist Church of Bothell: 486-7103, Ext. 17.
   "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.
   Jammin' With Jolly Ranchers at Fremont Street Fair, June 22-23, Seattle's Fremont District.
   Scandinavian Day at the Ballard Locks, FREE, June 15, 2-4pm, dancing, music, crafts: (206) 789-5707.
   Anniversary celebration at Bellevue Botanical Garden, June 29, 1-4pm, 12001 Main St.: 425-452-2750.
   Woodinville Farmers Market, Saturdays, 9am-4pm, 13205 NE 175th St.: 485-1042.
   King County Farmers Markets:
   Kirkland Wednesday Market, noon-7, fresh produce, arts & crafts, off Third St. in downtown Kirkland.
   Open house at Pilchuck Veterinary Hospital, June 23, 1-4pm, 11308 92nd St. SE, Snohomish: 360-568-3111.
   Madison House anniversary and open house, June 22, 10:30am-3pm, vintage car show, barbecue, music, antique appraisals, 12215 NE 128th St., Kirkland: 821-8210.
   Rummage sale to benefit Clothesl for Kids, June 28-29, 9am-3pm, 16725 52nd Ave. W, Lynnwood: 425-670-7285.
   Microchip implant for pets, June 22, Marymoor Park; June 30, Safeway on NE 137th in Kirkland and at 20711 Bothell-Everett Hwy.
   Taste of Tacoma, June 28-30, Point Defiance Park
   Woodinville Lions Club Friday Pinochle, June 21, 12;30pm, 19008 168th NE: 483-2693.
   Clover Leaf Rebekah Lodge pancake breakfast, June 22, 8-11am, 10116 NE 185th Bothell: 488-8457.
   MOHAI History Walking Tours, begin July 6, include Pioneer Square, waterfront, FIrst Hill, Queen Anne, Mystery Tour: 206-324-1126.
   S.N. Goenka, teacher of Vipassana meditation, June 21, 7pm, Eighth and Seneca, Seattle, FREE, not advance registration: 206-524-2978.
   Flying Wheels Summer Cycling Celebration, start and finish at Marymoor Park, June 22, all ages: 206-522-3222.
   Annual 50-mile bicycle ride from Arlington through lower Stillaguamish Valley, June 22, 8am: 360-403-1011.
   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.
   "Sing, Sing, Swing," June 20, 8pm, Broadway Performance Hall, 1625 Broadway, Seattle, $12/$10: 206-524-3234.
   New paintings by Kim English and Joseph Lorusso, bronze sculpture by Michael Holmes and Jack Kreutzer, through June 30, Howard/Mandville Gallery, 120 Park Lane, Kirkland: 889-8212.
   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, Foster/White Gallery, 126 Central Way, Kirkland: 822-2305.
   Seattle Co-Arts juried show, "Colors of the Northwest," June 24-July18: 206-448-0900.
   "Chance to Dance," hip-hop master workshops, June 29-30, Fusion Dance Studios, Seattle: 206-324-0988.
   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.
   Angel Care Breast Cancer Fdtn. offer 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:
   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.
   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.