Northwest NEWS

December 9, 2002


Going Out
Holiday events  
City’s Giving Trees benefit Hopelink
The City of Woodinville is accepting holiday gift donations to benefit Hopelink, a non-profit agency that serves homeless and low-income families, children, seniors and people with disabilities. Giving Trees are located at City Hall, 17301 133rd Avenue NE and the Woodinville Community Center, 17401 133rd Avenue NE. Choose a tag on a tree and return with an unwrapped gift by December 17th.
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‘A Joyful Celebration’
Cedar Park Church presents “A Joyful Celebration” Sunday, Dec.15, at 6 p.m. Enjoy the sights and sounds of Christmas and listen to exhilarating music performed by multiple choirs, soloists, ensembles, orchestra and hand bell choir. The event is free. Childcare is available for ages 0-3.
The church is located at 16300 112th Avenue NE, Bothell. For information, call (425) 488-3600.

TMS Holiday Craft Bazaar
Tolt Middle School (TMS) Art Club and local artisans will hold a holiday craft bazaar Saturday, Dec. 14, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the school, 3740 Tolt Ave., Carnation. Featured will be gift items, ornaments, quilts, scrapbooking items and paint-your-own ceramics. There will also be food and entertainment.

Winterfest Family Dance
Family Fun Night will present a Winterfest Family Dance Friday, Dec. 13, from 6:30-8 p.m. in the Carnation Elementary multi-purpose room. DJs Rhythm of the City will provide the music. Children’s crafts will be available. Parents are required to attend and supervise children. For information or to volunteer, call Children’s Services of Sno-Valley at (425) 770-7924.

‘Breakfast for Santa’
The Northshore YMCA is presenting “Cooking Basics” for kids in 4th - 6th grades. Upcoming classes include
•“Winter Wonderland” Dec. 12. Kids will make reindeer sandwiches and apple snowmen
• “Breakfast for Santa” Dec. 19. Young chefs will prepare frenchy toasts, powerhouse muffins and orange juliettes.
Kids in these 75-minute hands-on cooking classes also learn about food composition, the food pyramid and interactions, and how to clean up. Call (206) 382-4368 for details.

Food Drive
Domino’s Pizza, 19118 NE Woodinville Duvall Road, is teaming up with the Woodinville Chamber of Commerce and Hopelink to help raise food for the holiday season. On December 21st, drop off any two nonperishable food items at the Domino’s in Woodinville and receive a large one-topping pizza for only $5.99, carryout only. Hopelink is a private, non-profit agency operating six food banks in north and east King County that serves approximately 2,000 households each week.

Winter Break Camp
The Northshore YMCA is offering a Winter Camp for children in kindergarten through 12 years old.
Winter Camp is designed with the working parent in mind. Activities include field trips to ice skating and bowling, swimming, cooking projects, arts, crafts and cooperative games.
Hours of operation are 6:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. on the following days: Dec. 23, 24, 26, 27, 31, and Jan. 2 and 3 (camp closes at 3 p.m. on Dec. 24). The cost is $30 per day. Registration deadline is Dec. 18, and space is limited. Financial assistance, to the extent possible, is available. For information, call 485-9797.