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B2, WEDNESDAY) MAY 6) 2009 THE ISSAQUAH PRESS COMMUNITY CALENDAR t = Z: THE CAT'S MEOW FILE The North Pacific Siamese Fanciers All-Breed Cat Show, featuring up to 200 cats in more than 30 breeds and benefiting the Issaquah Food Bank, is from 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. May 9 at the community center. Bring two items of nonperishable food per person to receive a $2 discount on admission. Vendors will have cat supplies and crafts for sale, including cat furniture, beds and other hard-to-find items. Fee is $5 for adults, $4 for seniors, $3 for children under 12 and $I0 per family. Call 882-3061. Events The National Association of Letter Carriers food drive, the nation's largest food drive, is May 9. Local carriers request you leave nonperishable food items next to your mailbox for your car- rier to pick up. All donations will go to the Issaquah Food and Clothing Bank. Especially needed items include juices, canned fruit, tomato sauce, infant formula and cooking oil. This is a great way to help your neighbors in need. Call 269-1949. A volunteer restoration event of the Hazel Wolf Wet- lands Preserve is from I0 a.m. - 1 p.m. May 9. Recommended at- tire includes boots or comfortable athletic shoes, work clothes, rain gear and appropriate layers. Vol- unteers should bring a refillable water bottle. Snacks, drinks, tools and gloves will be provided. Learn more or RSVP by e-mailing volunteer@cascadeland.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.E. Volun- teers are also needed from 1-4 p.m. on the day of the drive. To arrange drop off before May 16, or to volunteer, call 868-8448 or 836-4431. Donations are tax-de- ductible. Fundraisers The Issaquah Womens' Club is holding a basket auction, Baskets and Buddies, at 9 a.m. May 7 at Tibbetts Creek Manor, 750 17th Ave. N.W. Guests are welcome. Funds go to local chari- ties, including Eastside Baby Cor- ner, Eastside Domestic Violence Program, Issaquah Food Bank and more. Call 392-1890. The Providence Marianwood ninth annual Spring Celebra- tion Luncheon is from 11:30 a.m. - 1:15 p.m. May 14 at Sno- quahnie Ridge Golf Club, 36005 S.E. Ridge St., Snoquahnie. Best- selling author Robert Fulghmn, noted for his wise and insightful way of looking at life, will be the keynote speaker. This is the pre- mier fundraiser for the residents of Providence Marianwood, the only nonprofit rehabilitation and long-term healthcare provider in east King County. For reserva- tions, call 391-2895. A suggested tax-deductible donation is $150 per person. PCC Natural Markets and Seattle Children's Hospital have joined forces to help local families in need. Through June 15, PCC will donate 5 percent of Kid Picks product sales up to a to- tal of $10,000 to support Seattle Children's as part of the Families Helping Families program. Go to www.pccnaturalmarkets, com. The Issaquah Valley Senior Center annual fundralser pan- cake breakfast, sponsored by Aegis of Issaquah, is from 8:30- 11 a.m. May9. 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 Issaquah 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. - I 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 Barbara Carole, author of "Twelve Stones: Notes on a Miraculous Journey," will speak about how to leave a legacy at 11 a.m. May 8 at Spiritwood at Pine Lake, 3607 220th Ave. S.E. Call 313-9100. St. Joseph Catholic Church offers the following faith en- richment opportunities at 220 Mountain Park Blvd. S.W. Call 392-5516 or go to www.sjcis- saquah.org. ) "Catholic Spirituality for Young Parents" with Father Bryan -- 9:15 a.m. and 7 p.m. May 11 "Four Encounters with Christ in the Eucharist" with Dr. Curran -- 7-8:30 p.m. May 18 Classes Real estate and lending ex- perts from Coldwell Banker Bain host a Home Buyers Sem- inar from 1:30-3:30 p.m. May 17 at the EFR Headquarters, 175 Newport Way N.W Call 888-689- 6763 toll-free to preregister. ArtEAST offers the following workshops at UP Front [art], 48 Front St. N. Call 392-3191 or go to www.arteast.or!. ) Miska open studio -- 11 a.m. - 2 p.m. Mondays "The Romantic Landscape" from 7-9 p.m. May 11 -- $15 "Basic Stringing" from 6-9 p.m. May 13. Class fee is $40. Materials fee is $25. 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 00LINTOFTJS HOM & CI(Y You can count on us in your time of need. When co is a concern, and codence is ,mportant Affordable funeral and cremation services Pre-arrangements Price guarantee Crematory on site FAMILY OWNED AND OPERATED SINCE 1938 520 East Sunset Way, Issaquah 425-392-6444 www.flintofts.com person. Reserve a space or learn more at www.fernlifecenter.com. "Living Safely with Black Bears," by Julie Hopkins, 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. Issaquub Parks and Recre- ation Department offers the following parent/child art classes Wednesdays from May 13 through June 3 at the commu- nity center. Parents must attend class with their children and can pl.y alongside their little artists wl ile working on projects to- gether. Dress for mess. All mate- rials are provided. Fee is $28. Call 837-3350. "Stamping Fun," for ages 3-4, from 10-10:45 a.m. "Spring Stampin' Art," for ages 4-5, from 11 a.m. - noon. Issaquah Ubrary The library is at 10 W. Sunset Way. Call 392-5430. Toddler Story Time, for ages 2-3 with an adult, is 10:30 and 11 a.m. May 7. Young Toddler Story Times, for ages 12-24 months, is at 10 a.m. and I p.m. May 6. The Manga Group meets at 2:30 p.m. May 6 and 20. Early Literacy Parties in Spanish, "fiesta" workshops designed for Spanish-speaking families to prepare their children for kindergarten, are at 7 p.m. May 11 and 18. The "Twilight" Scavenger Hunt, for middle school and high school students, is at 2:30 p.m. May 13. Prove how well you know how to use the library to find all things "Twilight" related. The first one to complete the hunt wins a copy of the movie "Twilight." The library offers the free programs for adults: "Job Searching Skills" at 9 a.m. May 7. "Rsum6 Workshop" at 2 p.m. May 7. "Blooming Art: Visual History of Botanical Illustrations" at 7 p.m. May 12. , "Let's Get Real with Drugs & Alcohol" at 7 p.m. May 19. "Music for the Whole Child: See Me Beautiful" at 6 p.m. May 21. "Alternative Energies: The Mul- tiple Choice" at 7 p.m. May 26. "eBay II: Beyond the Basics of eBay Selling" at 1:30 p.m. May 31. Youth Super Sitters, for ages 11-16, is from 9 a.m. - 2 p.m. May 9 at the Memorial Park Center. The course focuses on babysitting skills and covers caring for in- fants, age-related activities, basic first aid, accident prevention, emergencies and parents' expec- tations. Bring a sack lunch and snack. Students are not permitted to leave the premises. Fee is $40. 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. The annual fundraiser breakfast is from 8:30-11 a.m. May 9. Price is $5 for adults and $2.50 for children under 12. The following classes are of- fered: "Books and More" from I0:30- 11:30 a.m. May 13. "English as a Second Lan- gnage: Intermediate Level" from 10:15 a.m. - noon, every other Monday. "Stay Active & Independent for Life (SAIL) is from 9:30-10:30 a.m. through June 3. The following day trips are offered in May: Foss Waterway Seaport Mar- Rime Museum, 8:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m. May 6 -- $14 Ladies Breakfast at Maltby Car6 in Snohomish, 9 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. May 7 -- $5 Tour of the new Federal Re- serve in Renton, 9 a.m. - 3 p.m. May 13 -- $5 Sunday Worship 8:30 AM & 11:00 AM Sunday School for all ages 9:45 AM Alpha : Confirmation Sunday School Music for all ages Fellowship Local & Interna- Jr. & Sr. High tional Outreach Youth Program LIVING GOD'S LOVE 745 Front Street South, Issaquah Phone: 425-392-4169 www.oslcissaqua h.orl teABltW  Susan H. Gerend, CRS, GRI, ASP Certified Residential Specialist 206-719-4663 " :! www.susangerend.com serend@windermere.com WHO'S NEWS ==:z AAUW honors women high school students The American Association of University Women, Issaquah branch, recently honored eight students in the fields of science, technology, engineering and mathematics. The AAUW supports promoting and strengthening edu- cation for women in these fields of study, where they are underrepre- sented. The students, honored at a re- ception April 21, are: Elyse Edwards School: Is- saquah High School Year: Senior Category: Science Scholastic interests: Ad- vanced Place- ment calculus, physics, U.S. government and English ) Activities: Three weeks in Chefchaouen, Morocco with the American-Moroccan Interna- tional Exchange Program; one- week mission trip to Cofradia, Mexico; attended Women in En- gineering conference at Michigan Tech; FIRST ambassador; Is- saquah Robotics Society; founder of WIST, which promotes tech- lmlogy and engineering for girls; l estified to state Legislature for funding of robotics team, helping get $150,000 approved to budget; Key Club and National Honor Society member; Girl Scout Plans: Attend John Hopkins University, majoring in biomedical technology Taryn Ohashi School: Is- saquah High School Year: Senior Category: Mathematics Scholastic interests: Ad- vanced Place- ment calculus and language Achievements: Student of the month for spirit and organiza- tion; Rotary student of the month; department recognition in biology Activities: DECA vice president; Associated Student Body liaison; nationally recognized dancer; homecoming princess Kaylen Stix School: Lib- erty High School Year: Senior Category: Mathematics Achieve- ments: Rotary student of the month in con- sumer science and English; tennis scholar/ath- lete past four years; National Honor Society Activities: Key Club; Athletes for Kids; Link Crew Plans: Attend University of Ore- gon to major in mathematics to pursue career as math teacher PETS OF THE WEEK Kitty, a 6-year-old orange- and-white calico kitty, is sure to steal your heart with her gor- geous green eyes and coat. Kitty enjoys napping in sunbeams and playing with toy string. At some shelters, pets older than 3 are considered unadoptable, but here, age is never an issue. Come meet this beauty. Cookie, a 1-year-old Aus- tralian cattle dog mix, is smart and eager to learn all she can. She will do well in training class or even agility. She enjoys meeting other dogs and loves to have play dates. If you are looking for a fun, friendly dog to share your life with, come meet Cookie today. ]hese 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 www.seaehumane.org or e-mail humane@seattlehumane.or All adopted animals go home spayed/neutered, microchipped and vaccinated, with 30 clays of free pet health insurance and a cer- tificate for an examination by a King County vaterinarian.-[he Seattle Humane Society is now open from noon - 6 p.m. sen days a wek. Leah Bowen School: Lib- erty High School Year: Senior Category: Technology Plans: De- gree in sci- ence, with long-term goal of degree in biostatistics to pursue clinical re- search Scholastic interests: Advanced Placement U.S. history, calculus, Spanish and music composition Achievements: National Merit Scholarship Competition com- mended scholar; National Honor Society; earned No. 1 rating and special recognition at numerous solo and ensemble music festivals; All Northwest and All State Or- chestras; Rotary student of the month for science Activities: Lettered in music three years; cellist with the Ever- green Philharmonic Orchestra; week at Bellevue Youth Symphony summer camp; teaches private les- sons; four weeks at Stanford studying bio-engineering in educa- tion program for gifted youth Anna Molosky School: Lib- erty High School Year: Junior Category: Science Scholastic interests: Con- ducting scien- tific research Achieve- ments: Three-time math Olympiad medalist; two-time state national geography bee finalist; top science student of the month; grand champion for crocheting project at King County Fair Activities: Vice president of Phy- settes, a club for women in- terested in sci- ence; volun- teering with the elderly; sci- ence tutoring Kalia Jandoc ) School: Sky- line High School ) Year: Senior ) Category: Technology ) Achievements: National Honor Society Activities: captain Spartans softball team receiving most in- spirational and coaches award; volleyball captain's award; var- sity cheerleading letter with most inspirational award; mem- ber of third in state varsity cheer squad; enjoys snowboard- ing, dancing, sketching and painting Plans: Attend Washington State University to study philosophy, psychology and business Lily Jiang ) School: Sky- line High School Year: Senior Category: Mathematics Achieve- ments: Awards in speech and academics at Chinese school where she is a volunteer; piano competition awards; certificate of leadership from NACLS Activities: Tutors math students; playing sudoku ), Plans: Attend college in the fall, majoring in math or environmen- tal studies, with possible career in teaching Frances Hsu ) School Sky- line High School Year: Senior Category: Science ) Achieve- ments: Placed in the 2008 Northwest Math Competi- tion; an honorable mention in the senior division of the Fall Classic; rated an "outstanding perform- ance" for piano in the Seattle Sherman Clay Festival; rotary stu- dent of the month Plans: Attend Rice University and major in biochemistry and cell biology, and mathematical eco- nomic analyses; long-term goal of medical school with a specialty in pediatrics