Northwest NEWS

September 23, 2002


Community Calendar

   Woodinville Fire and Life Safety Board of Commissioners, Oct. 1, 6pm, 17718 Woodinville-Snohomish Rd: 483-2131.
   Woodinville Water District, Oct. 1, 7pm, Woodinville City Hall: 483-9104.
   Sno-Isle Genealogical Society, Oct. 2, 7:30pm, Martha Lake Community Club: 438-0307.
   Sammamish Valley Grange, Oct. 2, 7:30pm, 140th NE at Hollywood: 483-3200.
   Woodinville Lions Pinochle, Sept. 27, 12:30pm, 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.
   Yarn Yoga Knit & Crochet Club, first and third Friday, 6-9pm, Ben Franklin in Redmond: 883-2050.
   Home Buyers' Seminar, Sept. 26, 6pm, Windermere Woodinville, 13901 NE 175th, Free: 483-5100.
   Fifty-Five Alive class for senior drivers, Oct. 14-15, 9am-1pm, $10, Valley General: (360) 794-1411.
   DAvid Douglas Chapter DAR genealogy classes, Oct. 3, guest speaker from National Archives: 821-7966.
   Beginning Birding by EAr Class, Sept. 28, 7:30-11:30am, Northlake Unitarian Church, limited to 10 people: 576-8806.
   Hospice and home care volunteer classes, Sept. 27, 1-2:30pm, Providence Hospice and Home Care, 2731 Wetmore Ave., Everett: (425) 261-4808.
   LeTip networking group, Tuesday mornings in Monroe: 206-686-1435.
   Eastside Business Network, every Wednesday, 7:30pm, Blimpies at Totem Lake: 820-2845.
   Moms and Moppets, Oct. 1, 9:30-11:30am, Eastside FourSquare Church: 488-2500.
   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.
   Plant Amnesty Plant Sale and Fall Festival, Sept. 22, 10am-3pm, Sand Point/Magnuson Park, 7400 Sand Point Way, Seattle: 206-817-2373.
   National Knit Out, Sept. 28, Columbine Yarns, Country Village: 806-8129.
   Quilt Presentation, Oct. 5, 10:30am, Goodwill, 1400 South Lane St., Seattle: 206-329-1000.
   Pancake Breakfast, Sept. 28, 8-11am, Clover Leaf Rebekah Lodge, 10116 NE 185th, Bothell: 483-0236.
   Race for Research 10K & 5K, walk/run to benefit neurofibromatosis, Sept. 22, Marymoor Park: (425) 672-9610.
   Natural and Cultural Treasures of India, pre-trip lecture, Sept. 26, 7pm, Woodland Park Zoo 5500 Phinney Ave. N.: 206-233-2509.
   UW President's Piano Series, Oct. 1, 8pm, Meany Theatre, UW campus: 206-543-4880.
   Classical I, Dvorak, Elger, Schumann, Everett Symphony, Oct. 4, 8pm: (425) 257-8382.
   UW World Music & Theatre Series: Persian Fusion Ensemble Axiom of Choice, Oct. 12, 8ipm, Meany Theater on UW campus: 206-543-4880.
   "Oklahoma," Village Theatre, Issaquah, through Oct. 27: (425) 392-2202.
   Colored Pencil Society of America exhibit, Gallery at Shoreline Center, through Oct. 31: 206-417-4645.
   Art Detour Seattle, open artists' studio tour, Sept. 28-29, $10: 206-328-2200.
   Star Sitters class for boys and girls, ages 11-14, Oct. 12, 9am-3pm, $25. Valley General: (360) 794-1411.
   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.
   A weekend for divorced, separated and widowed men and women, Nov. 1-3, Huston Center in Gold Bar: )425) 488-2804.
   NAMI (support for families affected by mental illnesses) open house, Oct. 1, 4-7pm, Family Resource Center, 16315 NE 87th, Ste. B-1, Redmond: 885-6264.
   Totem Lake Chapter of the Stroke Assn., last Thursday of each month, 1:30pm, Madison House Retirement Home, Kirkland: 821-8210.
   Brain Injury Assn. of Wash., 1st Thursday of each month
   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.
   Equifriends volunteer orientation, Sept. 19-20. 6-9pm, Snohomish: (425) 337-1137.
   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.