Northwest NEWS

November 25, 2002

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Council rep to discuss Citizen Corps
   At the Dec. 3 noon meeting of the Duvall Chamber of Commerce in the Duvall Library Rose Room, the speaker will be Gene Laughlin from the office of King County Councilmember Kathy Lambert. The topic will be the newly formed Carnation-Duvall Citizen Corps Council, a volunteer organization formed in response to the creation of the national Office of Homeland Defense. The local group, working under the direction and leadership of King County, started meeting in September and is accepting and training volunteers for the Incident Response System. This will help prepare the community to cope with all types of local disasters flood, earthquake, terrorism, etc. The public is invited to attend the meeting to hear more about this program. King County is looking for widespread participation from all sectors of the local population.
  
   Tolt PTSA meeting
   The Tolt Middle School PTSA is holding a general meeting on Tuesday, Dec. 10, 6:30 p.m., in the Tolt Middle School LRC. All are welcome.
  
   Lake Joy craft fair
   The Lake Joy Community Club craft fair will be held at the Lake Joy Fire Station on Saturday, Nov. 30, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Handcrafted items include wreaths, jewelry, quilts, placemats, ceramics, gift baskets, decorated gift boxes, tree ornaments, baked goods and much more. Please bring a canned food donation to benefit Carnation Hopelink.
  
   Benefit Concert and Holiday Donation Tree in Fall City
   On Sunday, Dec. 15, from noon to 10 p.m., the Raging River Saloon & Eatery is hosting a Benefit Concert and Holiday Donation Tree to benefit Hopelink. There will be a special food and drink menu. All are invited.
   The event will bring Hopelink's Holiday Gift Room and Food Bank program a tremendous donation of non-perishable food, gift items and funds for needy families in the Snoqualmie Valley. Forty-seven musicians have donated their time and talents to make this very special music showcase happen. The concert line-up includes Athena EZ, Charles White Band, Colonel & Polly, DamBreakers, the Hudson Blues Band, Los Orchids & the Valley Girls with Barry Curtis from the Kingsmen, "Louie, Louie," NaN Dilemma, Pa-Te, Shelly and the Raging Rhythm Band, SilkRoot and from the Fleetwoods ... Gretchen Christopher, "Mr. Blue" & "Come Softly to Me." A mix of electric and acoustic shows will feature several different types of music all day and night.
   One ticket price pays for a few hours or all day & night. There will be a Holiday Donation Tree at the entrance and patrons are encouraged to bring non-perishable food items and/or gifts to be placed underneath. Hopelink will pick up all donations offered and a cash donation at the end of the evening. For more information, please e-mail wbk@ verizon.net or www. ragingriversaloon.com or www.hopelink.org., or call (425) 222-6669. Raging River Saloon is located at 33723 SE Redmond-Fall City Road. Patrons must be 21 or over.
  
   P & G AfterHours
   Brad Keeler will present an "Evening of New, Used and Reconditioned Antique Music" on Saturday, Nov. 30, from 7:30-9:30 p.m. Keeler will perform traditional and original folk and blues on six and 12-string guitar, lap guitar, bottleneck slide guitar, mandolin, banjo and rack harmonica. P & G Speakeasy Caf is located at 15614 Main St., Duvall. Call (425) 844-2766 for information.
  
   Cedarcrest High School Madrigal Dinner and Medieval Fair
   A Madrigal Dinner and Medieval Fair will be held on Dec. 14 from 6-9 p.m. and Dec. 15 from 4-7 p.m. at Cedarcrest High School. It will be an evening of royal and theatrical entertainment accompanied by a six-course medieval feast. The public is encouraged to dress appropriately for the era. Reservations can be made by contacting Ryan Lewis at (425) 844-4826 or by contacting a Cedarcrest music student. Seating is limited for these two performances. Please no more than 8 in a party and children under 5 are discouraged. A madrigal is a three to six part song, usually unaccompanied.