Northwest NEWS

July 15, 2002


Community Calendar

   Woodinville Heritage Society, July 18, 7:30pm, Woodinville Community Methodist Church, 17110 140th Ave. NE: 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.
   LeTip networking group, Tuesday mornings in Monroe: 206-686-1435.
   Eastside Business Network, every Wednesday, 7:30pm, Blimpies at Totem Lake: 820-2845.
   Summer Antique and Farmers' Markets, July 20-21, SAFECO Field;
   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.
   Camlann Medieval Faire, July 13-Aug. 25, 10320 Kelly Road NE, Carnation: 788-8624.
   Eastshore Singles salmon barbecue, for ages 45+, July 21, 1pm, Newcomers welcome: 747-0837.
   "The Deuce," a film about the heritage of Icelandic immigrants to North America, July 21, 2pm, $5, Nordic Heritage Museum, Seattle: 206-789-5707.
   A picnic for families interested in adopting, July 20, 11am-2pm, Seward Park, Seattle, potluck: 206-575-4550.
   Everett High School, classes of 1941 1/2 and 1942, Sept. 12, Everett Golf and Country Club: (425) 252-5772.
   "PR Golem," Driftwood Players, July 21-22, 950 Main St., Edmonds, $10 including dessert buffet: 425-774-9600.
   "Maafa Suite," July 18-20, Seattle's Moore Theatre: 206-684-0500.
   "Into the Woods," by Village Theatre's Kidstage, $8/$7, July 25-Aug. 4, Issaquah: 392-1942, x148.
   "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.
   Photography by Steve Marts, Richard Miller, Bill Smith at Mercer Island Gallery, through Sept. 6: (206) 236-3545.
   Bone density screening for osteoporosis, Juy 20, Costco in Everett, 10200 19th Ave. SE: 800-214-2729.
   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.