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B2 WEDNESDAY FEBRUARY 11, 2009 THE ISSAQUAH PRESS COMMUNITY CALENDAR HISTORY HIKE FILE Issaquah History Museums volunteer Stephen Grate will lead an interpretive hike of the Issaquah-Superior mine site Feb. 14. Meet at the depot at 10 a.m. for a brief pres- entation. There is a $6 fee per person, or $3 per person for members of the Issaquah History Museums. The presenta- tion at the depot is free to the public. Call 392-3500 or e- marl info@issaquahhistory.org to obtain a hike registration form, or download one at www.issaquahhistory.org. Events The City of lssaquah Parks and Recreation Department is offering the following upcom- ing events. For more informa- tion or to register, call the Is- saquah Parks and Recreation De- partment at 837-3300 or go to www. issaquahparks, net. Family Skwimage -- Skwim is played in the deep end of the pool with a soft disk, goals and fins, from 6:30-8:30 p.m. Feb. 20 at Julius Boehm Pool. Fees are $10 per family, $4 per adult and $3 per youth. Dive in Movie Night -- 7-9 p.m. Feb. 13, Julius Boehm Pool. Fees are $10 per family, $4 per adult and $3 per youth. Mountains to Sound Green- way is hosting multiple volun- teer events for trail maintenance in the rugged Squak Mountain State Park Feb. 14 and 21. Events usually run from 9 a.m. - 3 p.m., with haft-day options also available. Great for individuals, families, groups, and work teams -- no experience required. Find out more or sign up at www. mts- greenway.org or call 206-812- 0122. At 9 a.m. Feb. 16, the Moun- tains to Sound Greenway will also host two service projects for high school students. Pro- jects include potting at the Native Plant Nursery in Issaquah and ecological restoration at the Three Forks Natural Area in Snoqualmie. Sixty high school students from across the green- way will work to improve local natural areas. Work, done throughout the year, includes re- moving invasive weeds and planting native trees. Go to www.mtsgreenway.org. The American Red Cross presents the ninth annual CPR Saturday Feb. 28 in honor of Renton Heart Month. This is open to everyone. Students will get free training and testing in adult CPR. Classes at Renton Technical College begin at 8, 9:30 and 11 a.m., and 12:30 and 2 p.m. Spanish and ASL class start times are different. Partici- pants must pre-register online at www.seattleredcross.org or call 206-726-3534. Fundraisers The lssaquah Food Bank ac- cepts online cash donations, nonperishable food and usable clothing items (especially chil- dren's and infants clothing). Drop off food and clothing donations at 179 First Ave. S.C. Make online donations at www.issaquahfood- bank.org. The food bank is open to clients from 10 a.m. - I p.m. Tuesdays through Thursdays and from 5-7 p.m. the first and third Tuesday of the month. Volunteers are also needed. Call 392-4123 or 392-5836. IHOP plans to raise $1 mil- lion for local children's hospi- tals and charities during Na- tional Pancake Day on Feb. 24. From 7 a.m. - 10 p.m., the Is- saquah IHOP, 1433 N.W. Sam- mamish Road, joins restaurants nationwide to offer a free short stack of buttermilk pancakes. In return, guests are asked to do- nate what they would have paid for the pancakes, or more, to lo- cal children's hospitals and other local charities. Go to www.ihop- pancakeday.com. Religious/spiritual St. Joseph Catholic Church of- fers the following faith enrichment opportunities at its Issaquah loca- tion, 220 Mountain Park Blvd. S.W. Call 392-5516. "Sacrament of Marriage & An- nulments" -- a class with Q&A ses- sion, at 9 a.m. and 7 p.m. Feb 16. Lent begins on Ash Wednesday. Masses with distribution of ashes at 9 a.m. and 7 p.m. Feb 25. Go to www.sjcissaquah.org. Classes Bellevue Community College's Center for Career Connections is offering four free, public workshops on career planning and job hunting. Register by call- ing 564-2279 or e-mailing ca- reer@bcc.ctc.edu. Learn more at http://bellevuecollege, edu/careers. "Salary Negotiation" is from 12:30-2 p.m. Feb. 25. Learn non- confrontational strategies that can add significant money to your lifetime career earnings. "Cover Letter Review" is from 10:30-11:20 a.m. Feb. 26. Learn about cover letters, letters of in- quiry and serf-marketing letters and how to use them to be more competitive in the job market. "Are you LinkedIn?" is from 1:30-2:20 p.m. Mar. 3. This cov- ers what recruiters say about LinkedIn and how job seekers can use it to generate more interest. "Do More Than Survive, Make a Difference Through Your Work" is from 10:30 a.m.-12:20 p.m. Mar. 12. This explores ways you can make a difference in your current or future life and work, including sustainable careers. "Microcosmic! The Art of Paul Klee, Juan Miro and Hans Arp" is from 7-9 p.m. Feb. 18 and 25, at UP Front [art] gallery, 48 Celebrate, Remember, Fight Back Local news, updated daily! ISSAQUAH %PRESS.00om Meadow Creek Family Medicine  Family Medicine With a Heart ]hank you loyal patients! J: Ekfided Hours: "Ihes. & Fri. 7 a.m. - 6 p.m. \\;e nowoffer a :oC"e ClL:on "Ihursda Rgutar Hours: M-W-a 8 a.m. - 5 p.m. run by ARNP flacrce Vafaezadeh.  :-  Thcmsc comes to tlS Wid126 veal of cem-ncc at tde Chddrens'Hospld. l She offers care tbr all as, ilnien, disabilid,+ and f++t/nail circ. + Dr. Sigfid Bamicket, M.D. ; 22510 SE 64th Pi, #t30 Issaquah, WA (425) 427- 8750 Front St. N. Fee is $30. Call 392- 3191 or go to www.arteast.org. "Divorce Recovery," a seminar for those going through separation or divorce or trying to move on af- ter divorce, is Tuesday evenings at 7 p.m. Feb. 10 - April 21 at Pine Lake Covenant Church 1715 228th Ave. S.C., Sammamish. Register by calling 392-8636 or going to www.mcc.ora. Chfldcare is avail- able by pre-registration only. "Prep for Rainier" is at 7 p.m. Feb. 24 at the Issaquah REI, 735 N.W. Gilman Blvd. Call 313- 1660 for details. The Mad Scrapper offers free scrapbooking classes from 6:30-8:30 p.m. Thursdays. Each week features a new project. Call to register, as space is limited. Supply list, instructions and proj- ect samples are available in the store or see a sneak preview on- line at www.madscrapper, com, Call 427-8871. Issaquah Library The library is at 10 W. Sunset Way. Call 392-5430. The Dungeons and Dragons GamingGronp meets at 2:30 p.m. Feb. 23. The Manga Group meets at 2:30 p.m. Feb. 25. Draw your own manga and get published in the Manga Club Zinc. "Discovering A-Y-P: A Com- munity Research Project" is from 6-8 p.m. Feb. 17. Learn how to research historical evidence connected with the Alaskan- Ynkon-Pacific Exposition, Seattle's first World's Fair in 1909. For ages 14 and older. Register by go- ing to www.ayplOO.org or calling 206-324-1126, ext. 30. Amazement Magic Show!, featuring magician Jeff Evans, is at 10 and 11 a.m. Feb. 17. One hundred free tickets for each show will be handed out at the reference desk at 10 a.m. on the day of the event. The lssaquah Library Book Discussion Group meets at 6:30 p.m. Feb. 25 to discuss "Three Cups of Tea: One Man's Mission to Promote Peace...One School at a Time," by Greg Mortenson. Youth The Parks & Recreation Youth Center, 301 Rainier Blvd. S., will be closed Feb. 16 for Presidents Day. Senior Center Center hours are from 8:30 a.m. - 4 p.m. Monday through Fri- day. Activities are open to people 55 and older. The center is at 75 N.E. Creek Way. Call 392-2381. Astoria Combo performs from 1:30-3:30 p.m. Feb. 20. Dessert will be served. Income tax preparation ap- pointments are available from 9 a.m. - 3 p.m. through April 14. gastside Fire & Rescue pres- ents Safe Steps, about prevent- ing falls and fire safety, at 11 a.m. Feb. 24. The Senior Center offers the following day trips through the month of February: Sweet Sweet Tour to Theo's Chocolates and lunch at Fremont Docks, 11 a.m. - 3:30 p.m. Feb. 18--$12 Imax "Mystery of the Nile", 9:45 a.m. - 2 p.m. Feb. 23 -- $12 Hydroplane & Raceboat Mu- seum with lunch at Kent Station's Duke's Chowder House, 9:30 a.m. - 2 p.m. Feb. 26 -- $10 Still Life Painting Class, for all levels of experience, is from 1- 3 p.m. Mondays, through Feb. 23. Fee is $50. Lunch hunch features an easy, healthy lunch option, based on the Healthy Living Lecture Series. Fee is $3. A book/article discussion group meets from 10:30-11:30 a.m. the second and fourth Wednesday. WHO'S NEWS City employee earns associate emergency manager designation Steve Campbell, city emergency management coordinator, has re- ceived recognition from the Inter- national Association of Emergency Managers by being designated As- sociate Emergency Manager. This is the highest honor of pro- fessional achievement available from the association with more than 4,000 emergency managers representing local, state and fed- eral, private and military emer- gency managers. Sixteen men and women in the emergency management profes- sion have the AEM designation. As an AEM, Campbell has demon- strated a high level of competence and ethical fitness for emergency management. COLLEGE NEWS Local student makes dean's list Willoughby Smith was named to the fall 2008 dean's list of Austin College, in Sherman, Texas. Willoughby, the daughter of Patrick and Nita Smith, of Is- saquah, is a Liberty High School graduate. Only students who earn between a 3.75 and 4.0 grade point average for the semester are named to the list. VOLUNTEER CALL Does your nonprofit agency or civic club need volunteers? Call 392-6434, ext. 237, or e-mail newsclerk@isspress, com. Pampered Hands Group: At Providence Marianwood, assisting with soaking and massaging hands; individuals or teams from 10:15-11:45 a.m.Sunday to help with worship services -- 391-2827 Cougar Mountain Zoo: General assistance with wildlife education and conservation- 392-6278 Faith in Action: Transportation, home services and/or social sup- port services for Issaquah/Sam- mamish seniors -- 391-2817 Issaquah Alps Trails Club: Volunteer for trail restoration. Work is typically done twice a week, weather permitting -- 369- 1725 before 7 p.m. American Cancer Society: Serve on several fundraiser com- mittee positions, including the 2009 Issaquah Relay For Life Planning Team --stacy_strick- land@yahoo.cam or 36%2195 Friends of Youth lssaquah: Part-time receptionists -- 392- 6367, ext. 115 King County Library System: Study Zone tutors for all sites, but particularly at the Fairwood, White Center, Skyway, Snoqualmie and Foster libraries- 369-3312 or aholloma@kcls.org PETS OF THE WEEK Willy, a 3-month-old kitten, is readyfor a best friend. Could that be you? Willy loves to chase string toys and play with his siblings. And he'd especially love to meet your Keyon, a 2-year-old terrier mix, is a 16-pound pup ready to meet his new best friend. Keyon enjoys playing fetch and going for long walks. He also likes snuggling on the couch. Every week, two orphaned pets from the Seattle Humane Society am featured in hope of finding them loving homes. These pets may already have been adopted by the time you see these photos. ]he society is located in Bellevue at the junction of interstates 90 and 405. Adoption hours are from noon - 6 p.m. seven days a week. Call 641-0080 argo to www.seattlehumane.org.AII adopt- ed animals go home spayed/neutered, microchipped and vaccinated, with a full month of pet health insurance and a free vet exam. CLUBS Cascade Llama 4-H Club: second Wednesday, 391-7988 Cascade Mountain Men. third Tuesday, Issaquah Sports- man's Club, 600 S.C. Evans St., www. cascademountainmen, cam Cascade Republican Women's Club: 11:30 a.m. third Wednesday, Sammamish Plateau Club, 25625 E. Plateau Drive, 868-3076 Eastside Genealogy Society: 7:30 p.m. second Thursday, Bellevue Library, 1111 110th Ave. N.E., 206-783-4649 Friends of the Issaquah Li- brary: 7 p.m. second Wednes- a y, Issaquah library, 10 W. Sun- set Way, 392-3571 Guide Dogs for the Blind: 6 p.m. most Sundays, Issaquah Po- lice Station Eagle Room, 544-7421 lssaquah American Associa- tion of University Women Club: 10 a.m. - noon fourth Thursday, Issaquah library, 10 West Sunset Way, 392-1890 Issaquah Garden Club: 10 a.m. - 1 p.m. second Wednesday, Tibbetts Creek Manor, 750 17th Ave. N.W., 603-0711 Issaquah Quilters: 10 a.m. - noon second Friday, Community Church of Issaquah, 205 Moun- tain Park Blvd. S.W., rvndlsp l@aol.com Optimist Club of lssaquah: 6-7 p.m. third Tuesday, Issaquah Brew PUb, 35 W Sunset Way, 829-7864 Pine Lake Garden Club: 9:30 a.m. second Wednesday, and oc- casional workshops and field trips, 836-7810 Social Justice Book Group: 1-2 p.m. third Monday, Sam- mamish Hills Lutheran Church Fellowship Hall, 22818 S.C. 8th St., shlcministries@yahoo.com Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 3436:7 p.m. third Tuesday, Issaquah Valley Senior Center, 75 N.E. 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