Northwest NEWS

July 8, 2002

Events

Community Calendar

CALENDAR ANNOUNCEMENT DEADLINE IS 12 NOON THURSDAY.
   MEETINGS
   Woodinville Fire District, July 16, 6pm, 17718 Woodinville-Snohomish Rd.: 483-2131.
   Woodinville Water District, July 16, 8pm, Call for location: 483-9104.
   Sammamish Valley Grange, July 17, 7:30pm, 140th NE at Hollywood: 483-3200.
   Woodinville Historical Society, July 18, 7:30pm, Towne Bank: 483-8270.
   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.
   WORK SHOPS/SEMINARS/CLASSES
   Fifty-Five Alive, July 15-16, 9am-1pm, $10, Valley General Hospital: 360-794-1411.
   Knitting classes, Columbine Yarns: 806-8129.
   BUSINESS
   LeTip networking group, Tuesday mornings in Monroe: 206-686-1435.
   Eastside Business Network, every Wednesday, 7:30pm, Blimpies at Totem Lake: 820-2845.
   CHILDREN
   Tivoli/Viking Days, July 13, 10am-6pm, July 14, 11am-5pm, Nordic Heritage Museum, 3014 NW 67th St., Seattle: 206-789-5707.
   CHURCH/RELIGION
   Eastside Interfaith Social Concerns Council, July 9, noon-1:30pm, First Presbyterian Church, Bellevue: 425-641-1497.
   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.
   GARDEN
   Art of the Garden, July 11-Aug. 29, by the Arts Council of Snohomish County, Everett Center for the Arts: 425-257-8380.
   SPECIAL EVENTS
   Writers Conference: Have dinner with "Clan of the Cave Bear" author Jean Auel, July 13, 7pm, Seattle Airport Hilton: (425) 673-2665.
   Visit Everett's Jetty Island, East Lake Washington Audubon Society, July 11, 9am: 425-881-5522.
   Parade of Ponds, a tour of watergardens, July 27-28, Seattle, Eastside, South Sound,$15, benefits Children's Hospital: 898-7090.
   World of Shorebirds, July 11, 7pm, Adopt-A-Stream Foundation, for middle school ages+, Everett: 425-316-8592.
   Women's Healing Festival, July 27, 11am-6pm, CDM Psychic Institute, Everett: 425-258-1449.
   SPORTS
   Volleyball camps, July 15-19, 22-26, Shoreline CC: 206-546-4746.
   CONCERTS
   NW Mahler Festival, July 14, 3pm, Meany Hall, UW, $15/$12: 800-965-4827 or www.ticketweb.com.
   KP Celebration featuring The Bobs, July 12, Kirkland Performance Center: 893-9900.
   THEATRE
   "Footloose" by Kidstage SummerStock, a musical featuring 40+ young actors and technicians, Aug. 2-11, Issaquah: 392-2202.
   GALLERY
   "Polyfusion" at King County Art Gallery, through July 28, Seattle: 206-296-7580.
   Alex Katz: The Complete Woodcuts and Linocuts, 1951-2001, through Aug. 25, Bellevue Art Museum: 425-519-0770.
   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. 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: 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.