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B2 WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 25 2009 THE ISSAQUAH PRESS COMMUNITY CALENDAR CELEBRATING SEUSS FILE Happy Birthday Dr. Seuss is at 7 p.m. March 2 in the Issaquah Library meeting room. Join the Issaquah High School Honor Society for a firee celebration of the famous author with food, activities and rhyming fun presented in English and Spanish. Parade with the Sneetches on strike, read a story and have a bite. Events The Cascade Ridge PTSA presents Festival of Cultures from 6-8 p.m. Feb. 27 at the school, 2020 Trossachs Blvd. S.E., Sammamish. Be greeted in 18 different languages, taste ex- otic food, learn new information from around the globe, see dis- plays, touch artifacts, enjoy en- tertainers from Ireland, India, Korea and Cascade Ridge's own choir. Admission is free. 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 Col- lege begin at 8, 9:30 and 11 a.m. and 12:30 and 2 p.m. Spanish and ASL class start times are dif- ferent. Participants must pre-reg- ister online at www.seattlered- cross.org or call 206-726-3534. The Homeschoolers' Support Association hosts "Nutrition and Feeding Your Family" at 7 p.m. March 3 at the Issaquah Val- ley Senior Center, 75 N.E. Creek Way. Speakers include a repre- sentative from PCC Natural Mar- kets and Panla Harper-Chris- tensen, home-schooling pioneer and mother of four. The discus- sion will cover nutrition, picky eaters and healthy food choices. Bring your favorite recipes to share. Can 837-9293. An open house for Pickering Barn and Tlbbetts Creek Manor is from 4-8 p.m. March 4. Stop by either location for a free tour of the facility and receive rental information. Call 837-3367. Fantasy Ft ida,, is from 7-9 p.m. Ma ch 6 at the community center. Bring the entire family and enjoy fun carnival games and a professional magic show. Fee is $10 per family, $4 per adult and $3 per youth. The East Kingco Rock Club 44th annual Rock and Gem Show is from 10 a.m. - 6 p.m. March 7 and from 10 a.m. - 5 pm. March 8. There will be chil- dren's activities, lapidary demon- strations and displays, food, door prizes and deals on jewelry, min- erals, natural art and gemstones. Call 206-612-3113. 5 Star Athletics hosts a pan- cake breakfast from 9-11 a.m. March 7 at the Liberty High School commons. Full breakfast is $5 or $15 for a family of four. Wear your Liberty or 5 Star Uni- form and get $2 off. Fundraisers The lssaquub Rotary Club resents Grape Escape 2009 om 6-9 p.m. Feb. 28 at the Hilton Garden Inn, 1800 N.W. Gilman Blvd. This year's'event features wines of the Columbia Gorge region in Washington. Pro- ceeds from a silent auction and wine sales go to the Issaquah Ro- tary Scholarship fund, which helps graduating seniors in the Issaquah School District take the next step in their college educa- tion. Tickets are $50 per person. Learn more at www.issaquahro- tary.org. The King (ounty Library System hosts a fundralser March 7 at the Library Service Center, 960 Newport Way N.W. The Master of Ceremonies is Nancy Pearl, author of "Book Lust. The keynote speaker is Garth Stein, author of "The Art of Running in the Rain." The recep- tion starts at 6 p.m. with a book sale, silent auction and dinner at 7 p.m. Tickets are $150, with $120 tax-deductible. Call 369- 3448 or e-mail cwiikins@kcls.org. Friends of Youth, a Redmond- based nonprofit agency, pres- ents Dave Pelzer as the keynote speaker for its third annual fundrnising luncheon Celebra- tion of Youth from noon - 1:30 p.m. March 19 at the Hilton Belle- vue Hotel. Registration is free; there is a suggested donation of $150. For reservations, call 869- 6490, ext. 326. Religious/spiritual St. Joseph Catholic Church offers faith enrichment oppor- tunities at 220 Mountain Park Blvd. S.W. Call 392-5516 or go to www.sjcissaquah.org for daily and weekend Mass times. Lent begins Ash Wednesday. Masses, wit'h distribution of ashes, are at 9 a.m. and 7 p.m. Feb. 25. Classes The city of Issaquah Parks and Recreation Department is offering the following upcom- ing classes/courses. For more information or to register, call 837-3300 or go to www.is- saquahparks.net. Lifeguard Exhibition -- 6:30 - 9 p.m. Feb. 27. All ages. Fee is $10 per family, $4 per adult and $3 per youth. Day Camps -- Registration be- gins from 9-11 a.m. March 7 at Issaquah Valley Elementary School. Online registration begins at 6 p.m. March 7. Discover This: Hands-on Sci- ence -- 11:10 a.m. - 12 p.m. March 5-19 at the community center. For ages 3-4. Fee is $39. Equine Medicine and Surgery offers the following free classes on Horse Care Talks, Shndays from 1-4 p.m. at Eastside Fire & Rescue, 175 New- port Way N.W. Call 222-7555. March 1 -- Keeping it Afford- able: Wide spectrum of updated horse care, issues include para- sites, nutrition, vaccination and dental care, with a focus on get- ting the most out of your,budget. March 15 -- Colic: We ll exam- ine causes and prevention strate- gies. Bellevue Community Col- lege's Center for Career Con- nections is offering four free, public workshops on career planning and job hunting. Reg- ister by calling 564-2279 or e- mailing career@bcc.ctc.edu. Learn more at http://bellevuecol- lege. edu/careers. "Salary Negotiation" is from 12:30-2 p.m. Feb. 25. Learn non- confrontational strategies that can add significant money to yo lifetime career earnings. Cover Letter Review" is from 10:30-11:20 a.m. Feb. 26. Learn about cover letters, letters of in- anqd and serf-marketing letters ow to use them to be more competitive in the job market. "Are you Linkedln?" is from 1:30-2:20 p.m. Mar. 3. This covers what recruiters say about LiakedIn 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 ex- elores ways you can make a dif- rence in your current or fu- ture life and work, including sustainable careers. "Microcosmic! The Art of Paul Klee, Juan Miro and Hans Arp" is from 7-9 p.m. Feb. 25, at UP Front [art] gallery, 48 Front St. N. Fee is $30. Call 392- 3191 or go to www.arteast.org. The Squak Mt. Greenhouses and Nursery, 7600 Renton-ls- saquub Road S.E., offers the following free seminars. Call 392-1025 or go to www.squakmt- nursery, corn. Successful Berry Gardening -- 10 a.m. Feb. 25 Rose Care -- 10:30 a.m. Feb.28 Seeding Vegetables -- 2:30 p.m. Feb. 28 Incredible Edibles -- 10:30 a.m. March 7 Herbs at the Back Door 10:30 a.m. March 14 Herb Garden Design -- 10:30 a.m. March 21 Garden Design with Bulbs -- 10:30 a.m. March 28 The Yoga Barn offers a free Sunday class from 1:30-3 p.m. March I and 29 at 660 N.W. Gilman Blvd., Suite C6. Call 427- 0038. "Dances of the Middle East," presented by Shahrazad Dance Ensemble of Seattle, is at 1 p.m. March 14. Bob Miller teaches the free class Fix a fiat at 6:30 p.m. March 24 at the King County Li- brary Service Center, 960 New- port Way N.W. Class size is lim- ited to 12, so register by e-mail- ing bmiller260@comcast.net. Par- ENGAGEMENT Nicole LeFever and Gunnar Magley LeFever, Magiey Vicki and Steven LeFever, of ls- saquah, announce the engage- ment of their daughter, Nicole Re- nee LeFever, of Redmond, to Gun- nar Andrew Magley, of Mercer Is- land. LeFever, a graduate of Liberty High School, works at Eurest Food Services in Issaquah. Magiey, the son of Linda and Chuck Magley, of Mercer Island, is a graduate of Eastside Catholic Options Program and also works at Eurest Food Services. The couple plans a July 18 wed- ding at Our Savior Lutheran Church in Issaquah. ticipants must be over 18 or accom- panied by an adult, bring a bike, tire levers and a tube patch kit. Fern Life Center presents a free introductory workshop, "What is Aynrveda?" from 10 a.m. - noon March 7 at 710 Fifth Ave. N.W. Plus, enjoy a free Ayurvedic skin consulta- tion. Register by calling 391-3376 or going to www.FernLifeCenter.com. Issaquah Ubrary The library is at 10 W. Sunset Way. Call 392-5430. The Manga Group meets at 2:30 p.m. Feb. 25 and March 11. Draw your own manga and get published in the Manga Club Zinc. The Issaquah Library Book Dis- cussion 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 Grog Mortenson. Tune Tales is at 10:30 a.m. and 11:30 a.m. March 5 for children ages 2-3 with an adult. This 30-minute class includes shakers, jingle bells, sticks and other instruments giving your child a chance to be the music-maker. The Dungeons and Dragons Gaming Group, for middle-, and high-school students, meets at 2:30 p.m. March 9 and 23. Bring your own dice and guides. Promoting Infant and Toddler Language Development is at 7 p.m. March 12. Registration begins Feb 26 Middle Eastern Dance is at 1 p.m. March 14. Discover traditional dances from the Arabian Peninsula, Africa and Egypt. The Teen Book Group meets at 2:30 p.m. March 18. Talk about books ou've read recently and hear about ooks other teens have enjoyed. The Issaquub Library Book Dis- cussion Group meets at 6:30 p.m. March 25 to talk about "The Ab- solutely True Diary of a Part-Time In- dian by Sherman Alexie. Youth Issaquah Parks & Recreation offers preschool at the Issaquah Community Center and Memorial Park Center. Bring your child, meet the teachers and see our class- rooms. Programs are offered for children ages 3-5. Children must be potty-trained and be 3 at the begin- ning of the school year. Can 837- 3300 to register. PETS OF THE WEEK Sheila, a 4-month-old kit- ten, would love to be your new furry family member. She's frisky and curious. Pick her up, and she will start to purr right away. Consider opening your heart to this or- phaned kitty. You'll be glad you did! Snoopy, a 3-year-old Welsh corgi mix, is waiting to meet his new best friend. Snoopy loves to play and make new friends. Looking for a com- panion who will make you smile? Someone to brighten your days? Come meet Snoopy. These pets may already have been adopted by the time you see these photos. If you'e interested in adopting these or other animals, contact the Humane Society for Seattle/King County at 641- 0080, go to www.seattlehumane.org or e-mail humane@seatUehumane.or All adopted animals go home spayed/neutered, microchipped and vaccinated, with 30 days of flee pet health insur- anee and a certificate for an amination by a King County veterinarian. The Seattle Humane Society is now open from noon - 6 p.m. seven clays a week. COLLEGE NEWS Student earns scholarship Annie Martin, of Issaquah, a student in the Medill School of Journalism at Northwestern Uni- versity, recently received a scholarship from the Association for Women Journalists - Chicago. She was recognized Jan. 28 at the organization's annual meeting at Chicago's ABC 7 Stu- dios. Martin, a 2005 graduate of Liberty High School, will earn her bachelor's and master's de- grees in journalism from North- western in June. Local student receives wodd civilizations award ' glas A. Moscaret, the son of 1  d Ken Moscaret, of Sam- mamish, was awarded a fall 2008 Distinguished Washington State University Academic Achievement in general education. Moscaret, a 2008 graduate of Skyline High School, plans to study history and graduate from WSU in 2012. He enjoys elec- tronic music and learning about foreign languages, culture and history. Local graduates make deans' lists Rachel Krempl, a sophomore from Issaquah, was named to the University of Kentucky dean's list for the fall 2008 se- mester. To make the dean's list, a stu- dent must earn a rade point av- erage of 3.6 or higher and must have earned : credits or more in that semester. Krempl is studying marketing in the Gatton College of Business and Econom- ics. Jace Raile, of Issaquah, made the 2008 fail semester dean's list at the University of Port- land. Students need at least a 3.5 grade point average to make the dean's list. Raile, a fresh- man, is majoring in computer science. Local students named to WWU honor roll The following students were named to Western Washington University's honor roll. To qualify for the honor roll, students must complete at least 14 graded credit hours during a quarter and be in the top 10 percent of their class. Issaquah: Katherine Garvey, Sarah Hackworth, Erika Klein, Mariah Klemens, Casaundra Meyers, Kristina Nielsen, Nina Painter, Keilan Sweeney, Jenna Willis, Mackenzie Woehlbrandt and Byron Yee. Renten: ]ler Baxter, Jaimie Fife and Christopher Mikolaizik. Sammami.h: Kathryn Daw- son, Christine Hay, Katharine Rose Kinneman, McCall Kosareff, Rachael McLachian, Liunea Rye and Simon Trigg. Local students graduate from WWU The following Western Wash- ington University graduates earned their bachelor's or mas- ter's degrees and were awarded diplomas. lssaquub: Colleen Carroll, Anahid Gazi, Hsin-Ning Lin, Zachary Myers and Allen Rassa. Renton: Sarah Graves and Adria Wilson. Sammamih: Jasmine Covey, Tela Crane and Sarah Fisher. Kiwanis seeks nominations for annual awards The Kiwanis Club of Issaquah is seeking nominations for Vol- unteer of the Year, Environmen- tal Person/Group of the Year and Spiritual Values Person/Group of the Year. Recipients will be recognized at the annual Chamber of Commerce Community Awards Luncheon in May. Learn more by going to www.issaquahkiwanis.org or e- mailing Judy Rogers, club presi- dent, at judylhrC-Cnwlink.com. Submit nominations by April 15. Surprise your friends with a happy ad Happy Birthday! Happy Anniversary! Congratulations! 1"x4" AD $39.00 ISSAQUAH PRESS 425-392-6434 Celebrating with you since 1900!