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B~ WEDNESDAY, APRIL 22, 2009 THE ISSAQUAH PRESS COMMUNITY CALENDAR Wildlife Biologist and Chris Moszeter, from the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife, is from 7-8 p.m. May 12 at Blakely Hall, 2550 N.E Park Drive. Karate West presents "Keep Your Child Safe This Summer," for children ages 6 and older, from 6:30-7:30 p.m. May 15 at 3310 E. Lake Sammamish Park- way. Call 391-4444. Issaquah Ubrary FILE VOLUNTEER OPS HERE The Hobby and Volunteer Expo is from 9 a.m. - 2 p.m. April 25 at Picketing Barn. Discover local clubs, hobby groups and services organizations for the whole family. Call 837-3317. Events The Washington Policy Cen- ter presents "Not Evil Just Wrong," a documentary by Irish fflmmakers that challenges the fearmongering and hysteria sur- rounding the global warming/cli- mate change issue, at 6:30 p.m. April 22 at Rachel Carson Ele- mentary School, 1035 244th Ave. N.E., Sammamish. The event is free and open to the public. RSVP to Lindsay LeVeque at 206-937- 9691 or lleveque@washingtonpol- my.org. Eastside Catholic School hosts an open house for prospective families from 6-8 p.m. April 23 at its new campus, 232 228th Ave. S.C., Sam- mamish. Explore opportunities for students in grades 6-12. A range of activities and presenta- tions are planned for families, in- cluding a presentation in the gym at 7 p.m. Call 295-3001 or go to www.eastsidecatholic.org. RSVP by e-mailing rsvp@eastside- catholic.org. Sponge hosts Kites & Cakes, a kite-making, cupcake-decorat- ing extravaganza, from 10 a.m. - noon April 26 at its Eastside loca- tion, 375 N.W Gilman Blvd. RSVP by calling 274-5188 or e-mailing events@spongeschool.com. Sponge offers Spanish, Mandarin, French and Japanese immersion classes for children from birth through 7 years. Go to www.spongeschool, com. The Life Enrichment Options (LEO) - Adult Siblings of Peo- ple with Disabilities Work- shops is from 6:30-9 p.m. April 30 at the Issaquah Community Center. Register by calling 746- 3039 or go to www, siblingssup- port.org. The Pine Lake Garden Club annual plant sale is from 9 a.m. - 2:30 p.m. May 2 in the Pine Lake Covenant Church parking lot, 1715 228th Ave. S.C. Pro- ceeds help support several chari- ties. Master gardeners will be on site to answer questions. Call 391-4284. The Eastside Family Re- source Center hosts its |2th annual Eastside Volunteer Fair from 11 a.m. - 4 p.m. May 2 at Crossroads Bellevue, North- east Eighth and 156th Avenue Northeast, Bellevue. More than 50 agencies are expected to par- ticipate. The entertainment stage niversary at the 2009 commu- nity dinner-auction to benefit children at 5 p.m. April 25 at the Hilton Garden Inn. All proceeds raised go back to the community. Eastside Baby Corner is the evening's "Fund an Item" recipi- ent. Tickets are $75. Buy online at www.issaquahkiwanis.org. PCC Natural Markets and Seattle Children's Hospital have oined forces to help local families in need. From May 1 to June 15, PCC will donate 5 per- cent of Kid Picks product sales up to a total of $10,000 to support Seattle Children's as part of the Families Helping Families pro- ~eam. Go to www.pccnaturalmar- ts. com. Operation Support Our Troops hosts a dinner and auc- tion fundralser at 5 p.m. May 2 at the Issaquah Valley Senior Center, 75 N.E. Creek Way. Guest speakers include Attorney Gen- eral Rob McKenna, Rep. Dave Re- ichert, Mayor Ava Frisinger and a special guest from each branch of the military. Tickets are $25 per adult; $10 per child. Contact Na- dine Gulit at 369-2215 or ngulit@comcast.net about submit- ting auction items. The Issaquab Valley Senior Center annual fundraiser pan- cake breakfast, sponsored by Aegis of Issaquah, is from 8:30- 11 a.m. May 9. The cost is $5 for adults and $2.50 for children un- der 12. There will be plenty of pancakes, ham, eggs, coffee and juice. Call 392-2381. Friends of the Issaquab Salmon Hatchery hosts a fundraising rummage sale from 9 a.m. - 3 p.m. May 23-24, The nonprofit organization will accept donations at the hatch- ery's Watershed Science Center from 10 a.m. - 1 p.m. May 15-16, and by appointment the week of May 18-22 Donations made to FISH are tax-deductible. Learn more, see a list of acceptable items or schedule a drop-off time at www.issaquahfish, org. Religious/spiritual "Spiritual Healing - More Than A Matter Of Faith" is the topic of a live chat and Q&A at 11 a.m. April 28 at the Christian Science Reading Room, 195 Front St. N. Call 649-0130. St. Joseph Catholic Church offers the faith enrichment The library is at 10 W. Sunset Way. Call 392-5430. The Spring Book Sale is from 10 a.m. - 5 p.m. May 16 and from 1-5 p.m. May 17. There will be thousands of great reads at bargain prices to benefit the li- brary and its programs. Most books are $1; paperbacks and children's books are three for $1. Plus, there are DVDs, CDs, videos, foreign language materi- als and more. The Dungeons and Dragons Gaming Group meets at 2:30 p.m. April 27. The Issaquab Library Book Discussion Group discusses "People of the Book," by Geral- dine Brooks, at 6:30 p.m. April 22. The class "Clear Your Clut- ter and Organize Your Life" is at 7 p.m. April 28. The Teens & Seniors Knit- ring Book Group meets at 2:30 p.m. April 29. Talk Time for adults is at 6:30 p.m. Thursdays and at 1 p.m. Mondays. Spanish Story Time is at 7 p.m. April 27. Toddler Story Time, for ages 2-3 with an adult, is at 11 a.m. April 28 and at 10:30 and 11:30 a.m. April 23 and 30. Young toddler story time, for ages 12-24 months with an adult, is at 10 and 11 a.m. April 22 and 29. Preschool Story Time, for ages 3-6 with an adult, is at 11 a.m. April 27 and at 1 p.m. April 28. Study Zone offers free home- work help for grades K-12. Call for hours. Read three books, write three short, thoughtful re- views, and get a new paperback book -- free. Pick up an entry form at the library or at www. kcls. org/r ead3. Youth Registration is open for The Seattle Humane Society's Ani- mal Adventures Day Camp for Kids, for ages 8-11 There are three weeklong camps in July, each limited to 24 campers. Go to www.seattlehumane, org/explore/ education~kids for a schedule and registration form. Fax forms to 747-2985 or mail or drop them offat 13212 S.C. Eastgate Way. Senior Center Center hours are from 8:30 a.m. - 4 p.m. Monday through Friday. Activities are open to peo- ple 55 and older. The center is at 75 N.E. Creek Way. Call 392- 2381. Lunch bunch 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. LMe dancing classes are from 10-11 a.m. Thursdays. Fee is $5. Computer Lab Tutor teaches will feature a variety of jazz and program Eucharist with Dr. free basic skills from 1-2 p.m. cultural entertainment, eartici- Curran from 7-8:30 p.m: May 18 Tuesdays. pants may also purchase $5 raf- at 220 Mountain Park Blvd. S.W. Keyboard Music For Adults fie tickets for a chance to win Call 392-5516 or go to www.sjcis- is from 1-2 p.m. Thursdays. Fee one of two beautiful quilts. Pro- ceeds will benefit Family Re- source Center efforts to ease ac- cess to human services. Call 869- 6699 or go to www.familyre- sourcecenter.org. A volunteer restoration event of the Hazel Wolf Wet- lands Preserve is from 10 a.m. - 1 p.m. May 9. Recommended attire includes boots or comfort- able athletic shoes, work clothes, rain gear and appropriate layers. Volunteers should bring a refill- able water bottle. Snacks, drinks, tools and gloves will be provided. Learn more or RSVP by e-mailing volunteer@cascade- land.org. The ARAS African Bike Drive needs used adult and children's bikes to send to Ghana on May 16. All bikes and parts are accepted, except for those that are severely rusted. Bike drop off is from 9 a.m. - 1 p.m. May 16 at Sammamish City Hall, 801 228th Ave. S.C. Volun- teers are also needed from 1-4 p.m. to prepare bike shipments May 3 and on the day of the drive May 16. To arrange drop offbe- fore May 16, or to volunteer, call 868-8448 or 836-4431. Dona- tions are tax-deductible. Fundraisers The Kiwanis Club of Is- saquab celebrates its 80th an- saquah.org. Classes ArtEAST offers the following workshops at UP Front [art], 48 Front St. N. Call 392-3191 or go to www.arteast.org. , "Foxtail Chain" -- 10 a.m. - 1 p.m. April 22 -- class is $40; materials are $30 "Art Smarts h Primitive to Greco-Roman" -- 11 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. April 23 -- $75 "Miska Open Studio 2009 Workshops" -- 11 a.m. - 2 p.m. Mondays Call 922-6329 "Anatomy: Basic lower limb anatomy for every horseper- son," by Equine Medicine and Surgery, is from 1-4 p.m. April 26 at Eastside Fire & Rescue, 175 Newport Way N.W: Call 222- 7555. The Yoga Barn free Sunday program presents a free yoga class from 1:30-3 p.m. May 3 at 660 N.W. Gilman Blvd. Space is limited. Call 427-0038 or go to www.yogabarn, corn to pre-regis- ter. Fern Life Center hosts a Mother-Daughter Belly Dance workshop from 1-3 p.m. May 9 at 710 Fifth Ave. N.W. Fee is $15 per person. Reserve a space or learn more at www.fernlifecen- ter. com. "Living Safely with Black Bears," by Julie Hopkins, is $90. Keyboards are provided. Activity night is from 6-9 p.m. Wednesdays. Open craft time is at 10 a.m. Thursdays. Appointments can be made for foot care clinics every Thursday. Fee is $25. A writers' call is from 10:30- 11:30 a.m. the first and third Wednesday. Cards are played at 9:3.0 a.m. Thursdays. Pinochle is at 1 p.m. Tues- days. Bridge is from 10:55 a.m. - 3 p.m. Mondays and Wednesdays. Happy Hookers needlework group meets from noon - 3 p.m. Thursdays. Mabjong is from 9 a.m - noon Tuesdays. Tad Chl classes are from 9-10 a.m. Mondays. Sing Along is at 11:15 a.m. the third Friday. JssaauahDreSs,com ENGAGEMENT David Ratliff and Anna Mcllvaine Mcllvaine, Ratliff Mr. and Mrs. Richard McIlvaine and Mr. and Mrs. Kenneth Ratliff announce the engagement of their children, Anna McIlvaine and David Ratliff. The couple plans to marry on Saturday, June 20, 2009, at Living Faith Fellowship, Pullman. The bride graduates from Washington State University on May 9 with a degree.in communi- cations. The groom graduated from Washington State University in December with a degree in en- gineering. The couple plans to reside in Pullman. CLUBS This week "A Deeper Well" Discussion Group: Tuesday, (September through June), Issaquah Brew House, 35 W. Sunset Way, 392= 4169, ext. 105 Eastside Mothers and More hosts a guest lect ,e, "Keeping Kids Safe in Today s World: With- out Scaring Them or You," by Par- ent Education And Child Empow- erment, at East Shore Unitarian Church: North Room, 12700 S.C. 132nd St., Bellevue. Go to www. eastsidemothersandmore, org. Issaquah Eagles Aerie and Auxiliary: 7:30 p.m. Wednes- day, 175 Front St. N., 392-6751 Issaquah Ham Radio Support Group: 7 p.m. Monday at the Po- lice Station, talk in at 146.56 MHz at 7 p.m., meeting at 7:30 p.m. Issaquab Lions Club: 7 p.m. Tuesday, Coho Room at City Hall, 130 E. Sunset Way, 206-232-1700 Issaquub Valley Grange: 7:30 p.m. Monday, Issaquah Myrtle Mason Lodge Hall, 57 W. Sunset Way, 392-3013 Issaquab Valley Rock Club: Fri- day, Issaquah Valley Senior Center, 75 N.E. Creek Way, 868-7229 Weekly Camp Fire Family Group: 7 p.m. every other Tuesday, Clark Elementary School, 500 Second Ave. S.E., 313-1600 Greater Issaquab Toastmas- ters Club No. 5433:6:45 p.m. Thursday, Bellewood Retirement Community, 3710 Providence Point Drive S.C., 306-2232 or is- saquahtm@grnail.com Guide Dogs for the Blind: 6 p.m. most Sundays, Issaquah Police Station Eagle Room, 644-7421 Issaquab Alps Trail Club: 206-328-0480 Issaquab American Associa- tion of University Women Club: 10 a.m. - noon Thursday, Is- saquah Library, 10 W. Sunset Way, 392-1890 lssaquah Community Family Club -- Camp Fire USA: 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, usually at Clark Ele- mentary School, 500 Second Ave. S.C., 313-1600 Issaquab History Museums: 392-3500 or www.issaquahhis- tory.org lssaquab Networkers: 7:30- 8:30 a.m. every other Wednesday, IHOP restaurant, 1433 N.W. Sam- mamish Road, 466-1378 Jewish Juniors Club: 4:30 p.m. Monday, Chabad of Issaquah, 2018 N.E. 16th Court, 427-1654 Kachess Klimber Snowmobile Club: www. wssaonline, corn Kiwanis Club of Issaquub: noon Wednesday, Gibson Hall, 105 Newport Way S.W., 391-9275 MOMS Club of Sammamish Plateau: www.momsclubsam- mamish.org or 836-5015 Morns In Touch: 9:20 a.m. Fri- day, 4119 W. Lake Sammamish Parkway S.E., Bellevue, 746-4561 Providence Point Kiwanis: noon Friday, Bake's Place, 4135 Providence Point Drive S.E., 427- 9060 PETS OF THE WEEK Rosie, a 7-year-old tabby cat, would love to be your furry best friend. Rosie enjoys napping in sunbeams and purring hello "to visitors. If you're looking for a friendly kitty to share your life with, come meet Rosie. Bob, a 2-year-old Australian cattle dog/Welsh corgi mix, will have you signing adoption papers with one look into his big, brown, puppy-dog eyes. Bob can be bashful at first, but give him a neck and back mas- sage and he's yours forever. ~ese pets may already have been adopted by the time you see these photos. If you're interested in adopting these or other animals, contact the Humane Society for Seattle/King County at 641- 0080, go to vvww.sea~ehumane.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 foran 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 Zoe and Mack Sting Former Seahawk to be hon- ored at Childhaven luncheon Former Seattle Seahawk Mack Strong and his wife Zoe will re- ceive the Mark Matthews Service to Children Award at Child- haven's centennial celebration luncheon April 23. The Mark Matthews Service to Children Award is presented in honor of the Rev. Mark Matthews, who founded the Seattle Day Nursery in 1909. The name changed to Childhaven in 1985. The award is given to those who have demonstrated an out- standing commitment to enhanc- ing the lives of children in the community. Past winners include former King County Prosecutor Norm Maleng, Seattle Times ex- ecutive William Blethen and for- mer state Sen. Pat Thibaudeau. The Strongs, who live in New- castle, participated in last fall's Tackle Child Abuse, a fundrais- ing event involving the Seahawks and benefiting Childhaven. This year's luncheon will be at 11:30 a.m. April 23 at the Wash- ington State Convention and Trade Center, 800 Convention Place, in downtown Seattle. The keynote speaker is former Northwest native Meg Tilly, an Oscar-nominated actress, novel- ist and child abuse survivor. T ily grew up in Victoria, British Co- lumbia. A minimum donation of $150 is requested. Proceeds benefit Childhaven's advocacy for vic- tims of child abuse and neglect. Learn more or register at www.childhaven.org or call 206- 957-4807. COLLEGE NEWS Local student receives Fulbright Scholarship Lauren Davis, a 2005 graduate of Issaquah High School, has been awarded a Fulbright Schol- arship to study education reform in Ghana. Davis is attending Brown Uni- versity, in Providence, R.I., and will graduate with a 4.0 grade point average in May. Local students make CWU honor roll The following students attend- ing Central Washington Univer- sity have qualified for the winter quarter 2009 honor roll: lssaquab -- Lauren Baugh- man, Michelle Beach, Elissa Kane, Sara Mlodzik, Bradley Moore, John Powers, Jake Still- well, Marisa Sweeney, Jeremy Taylor, Erich Wessel, Brittney Wittekind and Matthew Woodard. Sammanfish -- Kyle Bissell, Katherine Carothers, Katlyn Finch, Elissa Finkelstein, Kathryn Fischer, Rachae] Flubrer, Michelle Gipson, Vanessa Gormley, John Hughes, Scott Jewell, Matthew McCam- mant, Elizabeth McKay, Erika McKenzie, Lindsey Moen and Janet Pasko. Undergraduate students who earn a 3.5 or better grade point average, on a 4.0 scale, while carrying at least 12 graded credit hours of study are eligible for the honor roll. VOLUNTEER CALL Does your nonprofit agency or civic club need volunteers? Call 392-6434, ext. 237, or e-mail newsclerk@isspress, com. Issaquub History Museums' Train Depot and Gilman Town Hall: Be a docent four hours a month or more --volunteer@is- saquahhistory.org or 392-3500 lssaquub 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 corn- mittee positions, including the 2009 Issaquah Relay For Life Planning Team --stacy_strick- landC ahoo.com or 369-2195 Friends of Youth Issaquak: Part-time receptionists -- 392- 6367, ext. 115 King County Library System: Study Zone tutors for all sites -- 369-3312 or aholloma@kcls.org Eastside Baby Corner: Sort donations of clothing and toys from 7-8:30 p.m. Monday, from 9-11 a.m. Thursday and from 9 a.m. - noon Saturday -- www. babycorner, org