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B2 WEDNESDAY, MARCH 25, 2009 THE ISSAQUAH PRESS COMMUNITY CALENDAR FILE LEARN HIGH-STEPPING Scottish folk dancing is from 7-9 p.m. March 26 at the Eagles Club, 175 Front St. N. Fee is $2 - $5 per couple for a teacher and the facility. No experience is necessary. Call 313-0331. Events The Mountains to Sound Greenway hosts the following volunteer restoration projects from 9 a.m. - 3 p.m. Learn more or register at www.mtsgreen- way.org or call 206-812-0122. March 28 -- Invasive plant re- lake for details. April 4 -- Clean 2,400 feet of shoreline owned by the city of Sammamish at the northeast end of the lake. April 4 -- Remove huge chunks of Styrofoam, plastic garbage cans and more from the far north Eastside Baby Corner is the evening's "Fund an Item" recipi- ent. Tickets are $75. Buy online at www.issaquahkiwanis.org. Religious/spidtual St. Joseph Catholic Church offers the following faith en- richment programs at 220 Mountain Park Blvd. S.W. Call 392-5516 for more information or go to www.sjcissaquah.org. Stations of the cross -- 7 p.m. March 27 and April 3 Taize prayer service -- 7 p.m. April 6 Holy Thursday service -- 7 p.m. April 9 Stations of the cross on Good Friday -- 11 a.m. April 10 Good Friday service -- 7 p.m. April 10 Easter vigil service -- 8 p.m. Apr 11 The Beit Tikvah Messianic Congregation hosts Commu- nity Passover Seder, a celebra- tion of Exodus from Egypt, with insightful teaching and an excel- lent Mediterranean meal, at 6:30 p.m. April 9. Cost is $25 per per- son, with discounts for children ages 4-9. Make reservations be- fore April 6 by calling 793-3000. Classes REI offers the free class "Living and Recreating in Cougar Country" at 7 p.m. March 31 at 735 N.W. Gilman moval at Tibbetts Valley Park and end of the lake that is part of Blvd. Call 313-1660. trail work on Little Si, North Bend. Marymoor Park. Equine Medicine and April 4 -- Invasive plant re- April 11 -- Possible activity at Surgery offers the following moval at Issaquah Creek and trail Idlywood Park free classes on Horse Care work on Little Si, North Bend. April 18 -- The city of Bellevue Talks, Sundays from 1-4 p.m. at April 11 -- Invasive plant re- is involved with a large activity in Eastside Fire & Rescue, 175 NeW- moval at Tibbetts Valley Park and the headwaters of Lewis Creek port Way N.W. Call 222-7555. trail work on Little Si, North Bend. PCC Natural Markets' an- April 19 -- First Aid: What to The Issaquak Chamber of nual Egg Scramble is from 9-11 do and what to avoid when treat- Coflunerce 2009 annual gala "Showers, Flowers & Silver . Linings" is from 5:30-8:30 p.m. March 26 at the Hilton Garden Inn, 1800 N.W. Gilman Blvd. Fea- tured speaker is Dr. Daneen Skube, syndicated columnist, au- thor, television personality and business consultant. Cost is $65 per person. Call 392-7024. The Department of Develop- ment and Environmental Ser- vices offers a low-cost work- shop from 9 a.m. - noon March 26, at the Master Builders facility, 335 116th Ave. S.E., Bellevue, for prospective building permit appli- cants and property owners who intend to build one or more sin- gle-family homes or do remodels in unincorporated King County this year. The 5th District Democrats show the movie "Flow" on American Democracy Movie Night from 7-9:30 p.m. March 27 a.m. April 4 at 1810 12th Ave. N.W. The event is free for chil- dren 8 and younger. Bring a bas- ket to hunt through the aisles for at the King County Library Ser- vices Building, 960 Newport Way N.W. While free, donations are appreciated. The movie is open to the public. E-mail issuesindemoc- racy@gmail.com. Katrina Go, a senior at Sky- line High School, is organizing an Invisible Children screen- ing at 7 p.m. April 2 at the 01d Fire House teen center, Redmond. Invisible Children, a nonprofit or- ganization, supports war-affected children of Uganda. This event features a film, "The Rescue," fo- cusing on child soldiers. Go to www.invisiblechildren, com. The Pickering Barn Spring Craft Show is from 10 a.m. - 7 p.m. April 2-3 and from 10 a.m. - ing a wound, first aid kit contents and when to call the veterinarian. April 26 -- Anatomy: Basic lower limb anatomy for every horseperson. Good review before the annual dissection lab. Squak Mt. Greenhouses & Nursery, 7600 Renton-Issaquah Road S.E., offers the following free seminars. Call 392-1025 or go to www.squakmtnursery.com. Garden Design with Bulbs -- 10:30 a.m. March 28. Perennial Fever -- 10:30 a.m. April 4. Yoga Barn offers a free Sun- day class from 1:30-3 p.m. March prize-filled eggs and bring your camera to snap a photo with the Easter Bunny. A hot breakfast will be for sale in the dell after the egg hunt. Call 369-1222 or go to www.pccnaturalmarkets.com. The Issaqunh Highlands an- nual Easter Egg Hunt is at 11 a.m. April 11 at Village Green and Blakely Hall. There will be a bounce house, giant slide, petting zoo, children's games, Easter egg hunts, live music and more. Go to www.issaquahhighlands.com. 29 at 660 N.W. Gilman Blvd. Gilman Village's 18th annual Easter Egg Hunt, Not Just for Issaquah Ubrary Kids, is from 10 a.m. - noon April 11 at 317 N.W. Gilman Blvd. Chil- The library is at 10 W. Sunset dren and adults can follow the Way. Call 392-5430. Easter Bunny's trail through more Manga Group meets at 2:30 than 40 Village shops and restau- p.m. March 25. Draw your own rants to find eggs filled with manga and get published in the candy for children and special Manga Club Zinc. surprises for grownups. After- Tune Tales, for ages 2-3 with ward, families can meet the an adult, is at 10:30 and 11:30 Easter Bunny from 10 a.m. - a.m. March 26. Dance to music noon for family photos near the from around the world and learn central garden. Call 392-6802. new songs to sing at home. Limit The Hobby and Volunteer is 25 children per session. Expo, presented by the city, is The Issaquah Library Book from 9 a.m.- 2 p.m. April 25 at Discussion Group discusses Pickering Barn. Discover local "The Absolutely True Diary of clubs, hobby groups and service a Part-Time Indian," by Sher- organizations for the whole fam- man Alexie, at 6:30 p.m. March ily. Call 837-3317. 25. An opera preview of "The Fundraisers Marriage of Figaro," bY veteran opera lecturer Norm Holling- Curves of Issaquah is partic- shead, is at 7 p.m. April 15. ipating in the llth annual "A Brief History of American Curves Food Drive to benefit Quilts: 1800 to Present," a local food hanks. The 1091 N.E. slide lecture presenting the enor- 5 p.m. April 4 at Pickering Barn, High St. location will waive its mous variation of quilt types and 1730 10th Ave. N.W. Admission is normal service fee for any new patterns made popular by early free. Call 413-1004. member who brings in a bag of American quilters, presented by The Reach Out and Read nonperishable groceries and joins art historian Susan Olds, is at 7 book drive for Eastgate Public by March 28. Others wishing to p.m. April 21. Health Center is April 3-10. The donate may drop off food items "Clear Your Clutter and Or- goal is to collect 500 new and Monday through Friday during ganize Your Life" is at 7 p.m. lightly used books for ages 6 business hours. Call 392-2330. April 28. Have clutter coach and months to 5 years. Drop them off Hoops of Hope, sponsored by * professional organizer Karen in clearly marked plastic bins at the Issaquah Youth Advisory Roehl motivate and support you Blakely Hall, 2550 N.E. Park Board, is at 10 a.m. April 18 at the to dechitter, organize, simplify Drive, or Caffe Ladro, 1200 10th Issaquah Community Center. The and make peace with your envi- Ave. N.E. Come to the book sale shoot-a-thon raises funds to help ronment. at Blakely Hall from 9:30-11 a.m. build a medical clinic in Zambia. Talk Time for adults, an op- April 3, 7 or 10, make a purchase Go to www.hoopsofhope.org,portunity to practice your English a.nd 50 percent of sales will go to- The Kiwanis Club of Is- skills in a fun and friendly envi- ward free books for the center, saquall celebrates its 80th an- ronment, is at 6:30 p.m. Thurs- Books may also be purchased on- niversary at the 2009 commu- days and at 1 p.m. Mondays. line at www.ubah, corrdBF30335, nity dinner-auction to benefit Young toddler story times, Save Lake Sammamish hosts children at 5 p.m. April 25 at the for ages 12-24 months with an the following cleanup events. Hilton Garden Inn. All proceeds adult, is at 10 and 11 a.m. Go to www.scn.org/earth/save- raised go back to the community. Wednesdays. Projects! When quality counts Let our cedar experts assist you in the design and construction process. Delivery and pre-finishing available. Open to the Public! 5728 E. CEDAR & LUMBER Fine Cedar & Millwork since 1950 www.cedarexperts.com Lake Sammamish Pkwy. SE * 425-392-3631 Open Monday-Friday 8 to 5; Saturday 9 to 2 DECKING BEAMS SIDING FENCING PANELING TRELLIS/ARBORS CUSTOM MILLING BIRTHS Kaleb Clark Montgomery Clark and Tricia Montgomery welcomed son Kaleb Clark to their Billings, Mont., home Feb. 22, 2009. Kaleb was born weighing 8 pounds; 2 ounces and measuring 22 inches. He is the couple s first child. Grandparents ate Tom and Sally Montgomery, of Issaquah, and Patrick and Susan Sherman, of Great Falls, Mont. Clark is a 1993 graduate of I$- saquah High School. Dylan James Plant Shane and Stacy Plant wel- comed son Dylan James to their Snoqualmie home Feb. 9, 2009. Dylan was born weighing 7 pounds, 11 ounces and measuring 19 inches. He joins sister Jayden, 2. Grandparents are Tim and Debi Darst, of Maple Valley, and Jeff and Carr Plant, of Snoqualmie. Great-grandparents are James and Ruth Darst, of Issaquah. Stacy is a graduate of Issaquah High School. Shane, a graduate of Liberty High School, is the regional director for Issaquah Red Robin. COLLEGE NEWS Local residents named to PLU dean's list Samuel Davis and Harmony Young were recently named to the fall 2008 dean s list at Pacific Lutheran University. The list recognizes outstanding academic achievement, as it re- quires a grade point average of at least 3.5 for the term. Davis is the son of Jan Davis, of Renton, and the grandson of Sam and Tami Mitsui, also of Renton. A graduate of Liberty High School, Davis has attended the University of Hawaii and is pursuing a de- gree in economics. Young is the daughter of Rick Young and Janet Farness, of Belle- vue. A 2008 graduate of Issaquah High School, Young is pursuing a degree in secondary music educa- tion with a minor in philosophy or literature. Students named to dean's list at Washington University Matthew Glenn, of Issaquah, and PETS OF THE WEEK Martina, a 2-year-old kitty, is ready to go home with a family of her own. Martina is a calm cat who enjoys cuddling in bed and playing with toys. If you are looking for a furry friend to join your family, come meet Martina. Sebastian is a 4-year-old Shih Tzu mix rescued from the Skagit County puppy mill raids. He was living in a small cage with not enough food and water. Our adoption coun- selors can talk with you about the training, socialization and love he'll need to thrive. ]hese pets may already have been adopted by the time you see these photos. If you're interested in adoptJng these or other animals, contact the Humane Society for Seattle/King County at 641- 0080, go to www.seattlehumane.org or e-mail humane@seattlehumane.org. All adopted animals go home spayed/neutered, microchipped and vaccinated, with 30 days of free pet health insur- ance and a certificate for an examination by a King County veterinarian. ]he Seattle Humane Society is now open from noon - 6 p.m. seven days a week. WHO'S NEWS Volunteers restore Hazel Wolf Wetland About a dozen volunteers from the Cascade Land Conservancy and Snoqualmie Valley Ducks Unlimited participated in the maintenance and upkeep of the Hazel Wolf Wetland in Sam- mamish on March 14. On that drippy Saturday, sup- porters of both groups used shovels, clippers and a ladder, improving and maintaining the preserve, inchiding trails. The Ducks Unlimited volunteers also provided maintenance to a wood duck nesting program, started on the wetland in 2006. The group put up 11 nesting boxes in 2006, but with the beavers and the effects of wind and weather, there were only eight left. The day was spent cleaning the boxes to ready them for the arrival soon of the wood ducks and other cavity nesters, such as hooded mergansers. Piano students take top honors The Helen Crowe Snelling Pi- ano Competition was March 14" at Sammamish Presbyterian Church. The results of the win- ners (and their teachers) is as follows: Junior Division: First -- Niru- pama Suneel (Selina Chu); Sec- ond --Tyler Yen (Sondra Hop- per); Third -- Lucas Thrnn (Lor- raine Nelson); Honorable men- tion -- Charlotte Zhao (Khim Chau); Honorable mention -- Sarah Chu (Joyce Tang) Senior Division: First -- Tyler Vangrunsven (Scott Re$d); Sec- ond -- Tom Ostrander (Sondra Hopper); Third -- Diana Hu (K_him Chau); Honorable mention -- Kristen Wei (Joyce Tang); Honorable mention -- Benjamin Sin (Selina Chu). EFR chief to be honored On April 18, Eastside Fire & Rescue Chief Lee Soptich will re- ceive the 2008 Executive Fire Of- ricer Outstanding Applied Re- search Award during the Na- tional Fire Academy's Executive Fire Officer Symposium Banquet in Emmitsburg, Md. The award helps the National Fire Academy achieve the mis- sion of increasing professional- ism in the fire service. These se- lected papers are examples of outstanding work, recognizing the author's contributions to the fire service literature, and in- spires others to achieve excel- lence. FROM PAGE B1 chair, "I liked the idea that there wasn't any overhead and every- thing got put back," she said. "I like being able to give back to the community." Reach intern Jeff Richards at 392-6434, ext. 236, or isspress@isspress.com. Comment on this story at www.issaquah- press.corn. Charles Wang, of Samm sh, were named to the dean s list for the fall 2008 semester at Washing- ton University in St. Louis. Glenn is a graduate of Issaquah High School and is enrolled in the university's School of Engineering & Applied Science. Wang is a graduate of Skyline High School and is enrolled in the university s College of Arts & Sci- ences. To qualify for the dean's list in ace,4e the School of Engineering, students must earn a semester grade point average of 3.6 or above and be en- rolled in at least 12 graded units. The College of Arts & Sciences re- quires a 3.5 grade point average or above and for a student to be en- rolled in at least 14 graded units. Sudoku Solution 358769214 169243857 472851963 8~13594672 547326189 296178i435 621937!548 785412396 934685721 C 260Z Feature Exchange