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B2 WEDNESDAY JULY 15 2009 THE ISSAQUAH PRESS COMMUNITY CALENDAR FILE PAVEMENT PICASSOS WANTED Chalk Art Fest, presented by the city of Issaquah Arts Commission, is from noon - 5 p.m. July 21 at the commu- nity center. All entries will be judged at 5 p.m.; winners will be announced at 6 p.m. before the Concert on the Green. Sidewalk space is available on a first-come, first- served basis. Call 837-3300. Events The Issaquah Farmers Mar- ket is from 9 a.m. - 2 p.m. July 18 at the Picketing Barn, 1730 10th Ave. N.W. There will be Market Bingo at 11 a.m. in the Hay Barn. A winter gardening class is from 9-11 a.m. Register by calling 206-633-5045, ext. 2, or go to www.seattletilth.org. Call 837-3311. A home buyers' seminar, "Real Estate Spring Training," is from 1:30-3:30 p.m. July 19 at the fire station, 175 Newport Way N.W. Call 888-689-6763 toll-free. Avikal, 1180 N.W. Maple St., Suite 140, celebrates its Best of Issaquah award with a gar- den party from 4-9 p.m. July 21. New cosmetic surgeon Dr. Don eeterson will be introduced. There will also be music by Half Pack Live, free pomegranate martinis, hers d'oeuvres, prizes and specials. RSVP to info@avikai.com or 391-1433. Stroke and vascular disease screening is from 9 a.m. - 4 p.m. July 22 at Aegis Living, 780 N.W. Juniper St. Cost is $139. Ad- vanced registration is required. Call 1-800-324-1851 toll-free. Puget Sound Energy pres- ents its Rock the Bulb Tour, from 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. July 25-26 at the Issaquah Lowe's store, 1625 11th Ave. N.W. Exchange incandescent bulbs for up to 10 free energy-efficient compact flu- orescent light bulbs. The Providence Point Gar- den Club hosts a Home and Garden Tour from I-4 p.m. and High Tea from 3-5 p.m. July 25. There will be 10 homes and one unique garden open, all located in the Providence Point commu- nity. Tickets are $20 and will be available at the Providence Point real estate office the day of the sale. Ask for directions at the front gate, located on Southeast 43rd Way. The 5th District Democrats Speaker Series will feature Port Commissioner Gad Tar- leton from 7-9 p.m. July 30 at the Issaquah Public Library, 10 W. Sunset Way. She will discuss the major issues facing the Port and Seatac and take questions from the audience. Dinner will be served at 6:30 p.m. The event is free and open to the public. Go to http://5thdems.org. The Issaquah History Muse- urns' Train Show is from 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. Aug. 1 in the Train Depot musemn. See mode] trains, blow the air horn, watch a speeder go up and down the tracks, and build your own train at the Lego train center. The Northwest Pacific Z-Sealers will have their z-scale (very small) layouts on display and the depot's own layout will be operating. This event is free with museum admission ($2 for adults and $1 for children, with family passes available). Call 392-3500. Beat the Heat Splash Day is from 1-3 p.m. Aug. 5 at the com- munity center. Price is $2 per child, 12 and under. A fire truck arrives at 2 p.m. Middle and high school volunteers are needed. Call 837-3317. Fundraisers The Northwest Paragliding Club hosts the Tiger Mountain Fly-ln from 9 a.m. - 9 p.m. July 25. The landing zone is south of Issaquah on Issaquah-Hobart Road. Try a tandem paragliding flight for half price at $100 to help support the club. Preregister on- line at www.nwparagliding.com. Call 206-660-5887. Tee off with the YblEA on Aug. 10. This 10th annual golf tournament provides funding for the Black Achievers program, which offers Seattle-area high school students opportunities to explore their career options, de- velop leadership skills and pre- pare for college with support from black professionals in the community. The contest begins with a 1:30 p.m. shotgun start at Newcastle Golf Course in New- castle. Register before July 27 by calling 206-322-6969. The Issaquak Valley Trolley project presents a Braggln' Rights Trolley Poker Tourna- ment fundraiser from 3-7 p.m. July 25 inside the historic Is- saquah Train Depot, 50 Rainier Blvd. N. Entry fee is $50. Seats are limited. Those who simply want to watch or support the trolley project can get in on the fun by donating $10 at the door. Call 246-6239. The 25th Annual Eagles Aerie No. 3054 Golf Classic is Aug. 8 at Lake Wilderness Golf Course, 25400 Witte Road S.E., Maple Valley. Registration dead- line for an individual golfer of $79 is July 25. Late registration after July 26 is $90. Twosomes are $158 and $178. Foursomes are $316 and $350. Sign-in starts at 7 a.m. with a shotgun start at 8:30 a.m. A banquet follows at the Is- saquah Eagles, 175 Front St. N. Funds go to support the Issaquah Eagles and its charities. Go to www.golfdigestplanner, com/1201 5-25thAnnualEagles3054Golf- Classic. Classes "Parenting with love and logic," offered by the city of Is- saquah Parks and Recreation De- partment, is from 6-8 p.m. Wednesdays through July 22 at the Community Center. Fee is $75 per person or $100 per couple. Call 890-2081. The'city of lssaquah Parks and Recreation Department offers the following one-day workshops at the community center: "Painting for the Fun of it! With Ricco" -- 6-9 p.m. July 16 -- $50 "Nature Sketchbook Drawing" -- July 18 -- ages 7-14 -- $16 "Embellished Treasure Boxes" -- 10 a.m. - 1 p.m. July 21 --$40 Issaquah Library The library is at 10 W. Sunset Way. Call 392-5430. let Family and Afraid of the Dentist ? At Dr. Kelley Fisher's office- we understand! Dr. Kelley Fisher performs Oral Conscious Sedation for people with extreme dental anxiety. We'll take care of your teeth- once we've made you comfortable. Callforyour aDpointmenttoday/ Gende Quality Full Service Dentistry 425.392.1256 600 NW Gilman Blvd- Issaquah - Suite D Creekside Professional Center www.drkfisher.com In connection with Seattle Opera's late summer produc- tion of Richard Wagner's "Ring Cycle," local opera lec- turer Norm Hollingshead is offer- ing a free four-lecture cycle to prepare opera-lovers for this amazing event. The schedule is: Das Rheingold is at 7 p.m. July 15. "Die Walkure" is at 7 p.m. July 22. ':Siegfried" is at 7 p.m. July 29. ' Gotterdammerung" is at 7 p.m. Aug. 5. Spanish Story Time is 7 p.m. July 20 and 27. Whitman Story Sampler presents Imagine Th@!, for all ages, at 7 p.m. July 16, Enjoy in- teractive tandem folktales from around the world. One hundred free tickets will be available at the reference desk beginning at 6:30 p.m. the day of the pro- gram. Mad Science presents Up, Up and Away!, for ages 4 and up, at I and2 p.m. July 20. See spell- binding scientific experiments that explore the principles of air pressure. One hundred free tick- ets for each performance will be available at the reference desk beginning at noon the day of the program. Eric Herman presents "Cre- ative Tunes for Kids" at I and 2 p.m. July 27. Come for fun and creative songs. One hundred free tickets for each performance will be available at the reference desk beginning at noon the day of the program. l'eschool story times are at 10:30 a.m. July 20 and 27. Lunch Bunch story limes, for children ages 3-6 with an adult, are at noon July 21 and 28. Toddler Story Times, for chil- dren ages 1-3 with an adult, are at 10 and 11 a.m. July 15, 22 and 29. Talk Time for adults is at 6:30 p.m. Thursdays and at 1 p.m. Mondays. Study Zone offers free home- work help for grades K-12. Call for hours. Read three books, write three short, thoughtful reviews, and get a new paperback book -- free. Pick up an entry form at the li- brary or at www.kcls.org/read3. FreePlay -- Stop by the library any day to borrow a Nintendo DS and games to play for up to two hours. Those 14 and older need an ID; those under 14 need an adult with an ID. Be Creative @ Your Library -- the 2009 Summer Reading Program, is through Aug. 31. Read 500 minutes and receive a halfway prize; read 1,000 min- utes to receive the finisher prize and be eligible for the grand- prize drawing of a laptop com- puter! Prizes will be distributed beginning July 15. Grand-prize winner will be announced in Sep- tember. 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. "English as a Second Lan- age: Intermediate Level" is m 10:15 a.m. - noon, every other Monday. Line dancing classes are from 10-11 a.m. Thursdays- $5. Computer Lab Tutor teaches free basic skills from 1-2 p.m. Tuesdays. Keyboard Music For Adults is from 11 a.m. - noon Tuesdays for beginners and 1-2 p.m. Thursdays for continuing classes. Fee is $90. Keyboards are pro- vided. Activity night is from 6-9 p.m. Wednesdays. Appointments can be made for foot cure clinics every Thursday -- $25. Ping Pong is from 1-4 p.m. Fridays and 6-9 p.m. Wednes- days. Tui Chi is from 9-10 a.m. Mon- days. Cards are played at 9:30 a.m. Thursdays. Pinochle is at I p.m. Tues' days. Bridge is from 10:55 a.m. - 3 p.m. Mondays and Wednesdays. Happy Hookers needlework group meets from 11 a.m. - 1:30 p.m. Thursdays. ENGAGEMENT Zach hrker aml Mn Alexander Alexander, Parker Megan Alexander and Zach Parker, both of Seattle, announce their engagement. The couple plans a Sept. 12, 2009, wedding at the Plateau Club in Sam- mamish. The bride to be, the daughter of George and Shelly Alexander, of Long Beach, Wash., is a 2003 graduate of Ilwaco High School. She graduated from Washington State University in 2007 with a degree in Spanish/international business. She is taking graduate classes at WSU. The future groom, the son of Jedd and Shawn Parker, of Sam- mamish, is a 2002 graduate of Skyline High School. He earned a degree in international business in 2007 from Western Washington University. He works at Amazon.com in business develop- ment. COLLEGE NEWS Local grad makes dean's list Colin Smith, of Renton, has been named to the 2009 spring semester dean's list at Lafayette College, in Easton, Pa. To make the list, students must achieve at least a 3.6 semester grade point average out of a possi- ble 4.0. Local students graduate from college The following students gradu- ated from George Fox University in Newberg, Ore., at commence- ment ceremonies May 2. Brianne Diebner, of Issaquah, graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree in elementary education and was named to the spring 2009 dean's list; Shane Dalgleish, of Sam- mamish, graduated with a Bache- lor of Arts degree in organiza- tional communication: internal or- ganizational communication; and Amy Holhrook, of Sammamish, graduated with a Bachelor of Sci- ence in mathematics. Ashley E. Douglas, of Issaquah, graduated May 23, fr.om the Uni- versity of Redlands, in Redlands, Calif., with a Bachelor of Science in business administration. Dou- glas is a graduate of Seattle Preparatory School. Cami Cress, a 2005 gradu- ate of Issaquah High School, recently re- ceived her Bachelor of Arts degree in elementary ed- ucation from Biola Univer- sity in South- Cmi Cress ern California. Cress graduated magna cum laude and was a member of Ep- silon Kappa Epsilon, the univer- sity's honor society. Cress will re- turn to Biola this fall as a gradu- ate student to complete her stu- dent teaching and receive her Cal- ifornia teaching certificate. She then will continue with graduate classes to obtain a master's de- gree in teaching. Spread your good news! THE ISSIQUAH PRESS Births, weddings, golden anniversades, achievements. Submit your news via www.issaquahpress.com PETS OF THE WEEK Dundee, a 3-year-old black- and-white bearded collie mix, loves to play. He can't wait to share your activities - walks, runs and just taking it easy at home. He's sure to charm you with his enthusiasm and ready grin. Annabelle, a 1-year-old Siamese cat, is a petite beauty. Not long ago, this graceful kitty was found wan- dering the streets. We've dis- covered how much she loves to play with balls and wand toys. Come meet her. These pets may already have been adopted by the time you see these photos, ff you're interested in adopting these or other animals, contact the Humane Society for Seattle/King County at 641- 0080, go to www.seaehumane.or 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 eamination by a King County veterinarian. The Seattle Humane Society is now open from noon - 6 p.m. seven days a week. WHO'S NEWS Issaquah High School student achieves Eagle Scout rank An Eagle Scout Court of Honor was re- cently held at Our Savior Lutheran Church for Aidan McDon- ald, of Boy Scout Troop 676. A Scout for Aidan Mogald more than six years, Aidan attained the rank of Eagle Scout just days after his 16th birthday. His Eagle Scout project involved trail improvements along the Lo- cust-Maple Trail, done in con- junction with the city of Is- saquah. Improvements included re- moval of invasive blackberry bushes, willow sapling planting, and the construction and erec- tion of two bat boxes. Twenty- five volunteers donated more than 180 hours to complete the project. In September, Aidan will enter his junior year at Issaquah High School, where he is in the band, lays lacrosse and is a member )f Ihe National Honor Society. Issaquah police offlcor wins bench press competition For the second year in a row, Issaquah police officer Nathan Lane won at the Western State Police and Fire Games June 13- 20 in Los Angeles. Lane competed in the bench press at the 242 pound and un- derweight class, setting a new WSPFG record with a press of 523.5 pounds. More than 5,000 police and fire personnel from across the western half of the country com- peted in the event that covered more than 50 sporting events. Joan Probala inducted into Who's Who registry Joan Probala, an associate broker with Windermere Real Estate/East Inc., has been recog- nized by Cambridge Who's Who for showing dedication, leader- ship and excellence in all aspects of real estate. Probala has managed a real estate business for more than 19 years. She serves on the Seattle King County and Washington State boards of Realtors. She also serves on the Planning Policy and Arts commissions and was a member of the Chefchaouen, Mo- rocco, Sister Cities Commission. City employee honored City employee Sherry Peppin is one of several team members from seven cities who received a Pacesetter Award from the Na- tional Public Employers Labor Relations Association. The award honored the devel- opment and implementation of the Human Resources Compen- sation, Classification and Labor Relati()ns Site within the eCity- Gov Alliance HR Portal. The valu- able Web-based resource pro- vides real-time access to infer- marion that public-sector profes- sionals need and constantly share to conduct business. The team members were also awarded a Certificate of Accom- plishment by the Washington Public Employer Labor Relations Association. Alexander Smith earns Eagle Scout rank Alexander Smith, 17, achieved his Eagle Scout rank April 2. The son of Jeff and Su- san Smith, of Newcastle, is a junior at Liberty High School, AJemder Smith where he is active in the DECA program. At age 12, Alex joined the Scouts with Troop 637. He then became a member of Troop 600 in Bellevue at age 15. He is serv- ing as an assistant junior Scout- master and has also served as assistant patrol leader, quarter- master and chaplain's aide. Alex is an Order of the Arrow member and attended Philmont Scout Range in New Mexico in 2006. His fondest Scout experi- ence was trekking at Philmont and being challenged physically. He participated with his church Ol.Uth group on a mission trip, re- ding homes and performing handyman repair for the disad- vantaged seniors in Nashville, Tenn. He regularly volunteers his time helping to serve the home- less dinner for the city of Is- saquah. He will attend the Na- tional Young Leaders Conference in Washington, D.C., this summer. His Eagle service project was making improvements to ]]m- berlake Park in Issaquah, includ- ing improving the park's en- trance, adding handicap access, building a retaining block wall, and erosion control and refor- estation on the bank above the new wall. Salon Boulevard welcomes back LISh PAYNE , , Honoring all existing and new clients Meadow Shopping Center de/lsforour p  1440 NW Gilman Blvd July 425.392.8855* www.salonboulevard.com "lessly Go Pam " o Kershaw Shun Cutlery. Polish Pottery. Specialty Items and Gadgets  M.y A.,, : Tom w. 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