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B2 WEDNESDAY JULY 29 2009 THE ISSAQUAH PRESS COMMUNITY CALENDAR FILE ZOO WELCOMES TIGER CUBS Two recently born Bengal tiger cubs will be on display from 9 a.m. - 5 p.m. through Aug. 31 at the Cougar Moun- tain Zoo, 19525 S.E. 54th St. Admission is $8-$10.50. Call 391-5508. Events The Issaqunh Farmers Mar- ket is from 9 a.m. - 2 p.m. Aug. 1 at Pickering Barn, 1730 10th Ave. N.W. This week's theme is Music Works, featuring the Belle- vue Community Senior Band, at 11 a.m. The Puget Sound Blood Mobile will be on site accepting donations. Call 837-3300. The 5th District Democrats Speaker Series will feature Port Commissioner Gael Tar- leton from 7-9 p.m. July 30 at the Issaquah Library, 10 W. Sun- set Way. She will discuss the ma- jor 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:#5 thdems, org. The Issaquah History Muse- ms' Train Show is from 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. Aug. 1 in the Train Depot museum. See model 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-Scalers 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. Sleep Country USA's Foster Kids School Supplies Drive is collecting donations of new school supplies for local foster kids through Sept. 7. Bring newsup- plies, including pencils, pens, erasers, calculators, paper, back- packs, binders and pocket diction- aries to the Issaquah store, 730 N.W. Gihnan Blvd., Suite Cl10. The store is open from 10 a.m. - 9 p.m. Monday through Friday, 10 a.m. - 8 p.m. Saturday and 10 a.m. - 7 p.m. Sunday. Call 313-9415. The Corvalrs Northwest's 12th annual Orphan and Dis- continued Car Show is at 8 a.m. Aug. 2 at the XXX Rootbeer Drive-in, 98 Gilman Blvd. Bring out your orphan or discontinued vehicle -- such as Studebaker, Hudson, DeLorean, Packard, Austin Healey, AMC, Nash, Cor- vair, Fairlane, Tempest and Impe- rial. Dash plaques will be avail- able for the first 100 vehicles and People's Choice awards will be given for first through third place in each category. E-mail ques- tions to srjpsj2@comcast.net. Registration forms are available online at www. corvair.org/chap- ters/chapter981. 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. The Issaquah History Muse- urns hosts an open house and old junk sale from 10 a.m. - 1 p.m. Aug. 8 at its restoration shop facility, 170 S.E. Bush St. Sale proceeds will benefit the restoration shop, where antique machinery, oversized artifacts and rolling stock are stored, maintained and refurbished by volunteers. Between 9 and 10 a.m. there will be a members- only presale. Nonmembers may join at the door. Learn more about the shop or sale by calling 392-3500 or e-mailing info@is- saquahhistory.org. Wine tasting -- featuring Northwest wine, snacks and su- pervised childcare -- is at 6 p.m. Aug. 14 at Kidz Bounce, 8178 304th Ave. S.E. Call 222-5439 or go to www.kidzbounce.com. Fundraisers Tee off with the YMCA 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 25th Annual Eagles Aerie No. 3054 Goff Classic is Aug. 8 at Lake Wilderness Golf Course, 25400 WiRe Road S.E., Maple Valley. Late registration af- ter 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. Religious/spiritual Career Connection Issaquah presents runing Up Your R- sum6," by Lisa Quast, corporate executive and career coach, at St. Michael and All Angels Episcopal Church, 325 S.E. Darst St. Career Connection gatherings begin with lunch. Call 392-3215 to learn more. Classes The Parks and Recreation Department is offering the fol- lowing classes/courses at the community center. Learn more or register by calling 837-3300 or going to www.issaquahparks.net. "Make Your Own Paper Dolls, for ages 5-9, is from 11:30 a.m. - 1 p.m. Aug. 1. Fee is $12. "Illustrate Your Own Poetry," for ages 12-18, is from noon - 2 p.m., Aug. 1, Fee is $14. "Draw An Ice Cream Sundae & Eat It," for ages 6-11, is from noon - 2 p.m. Aug. 8. Fee is $12. If you are a first-time buyer or just need a refresher course, Coldwell Banker Bain Saturday, August 29, 6 - IOpm at Sammamish City Hall The Sammamish Chamber of Commerce presents Sammamish Nights offering the best of Washington Wine, Food & Entertainmenfl Enjoy local wine or other beverage paired with an array of delicious tastes of Eastside's top Restaurants featuring local Jazz Musician, Darren Motarnedy. Reserve your tickets now! www.sarnrnamishchamber.org Wine sales to benefit C_fisliottFund @ offers a free, comprehensive seminar from 6:30-8:30 p.m. Aug. 27 at Fire Station 83, 3425 Issaquah-Pine Lake Road, to pro- vide a broader and richer under- standing of buying real estate, breaking down the process into manageable and understandable steps. Topics include pre-ap- proval, home search, negotia- tions, closing, tax credit and many more. Call 888-689-6763 for prerecorded message. Issaquah Uhrary The library is at 10 W. Sunset Way. Call 392-5430. In connection with Seattle Opera's late summer produc- tion of Richard Wagner's "Ring Cycle," local opera lec- turer Norm Holhngshead is offer- inn a free four-lecture cycle to prepare opera-lovers for this amazing event. The schedule is: "Siegfried" is at 7 p.m. July 29. "Gotterdammerung" is at 7 p.m. Aug. 5. Toddler Story Times, for chil- dren ages 1-3 with an adult, are at 10 and 11 a.m. July 29 and Aug. 5. Preschool story time is at 10:30 a.m. Aug. 3. "Shake Battle and Read," an interactive program using Hula Hoops, ukuleles and simple props for all ages, is at 2 and 3 p.m. Aug. 3. One hundred free tickets for each performance will be available at the reference desk beginning at noon the day of the program. Spanish story times are at 7 p.m. Aug. 3 and 10. Lunch Bunch story time, for ages 3-6, is at noon Aug. 4. "Dino O'Dell & the Veloci- Rappers," for ages 3 and older, is at 7 p.m. Aug. 6. Join Dino 0'Dell for an interactive musical JfoOUrney. One hundred free tickets r each performance will be available at the reference desk at 6:30 p.m. the day of the program. "Magic Tricks and Secrets Live," for ages 6 and older, is at 7 p.m. Aug. 11 at the KCLS Ser- vice Center, 960 Newport Way N.W. Star in your own magic video! Learn magic and perform a trick on video that will be ed- ited and posted to Youtube fie- quires a parent/gnardian re- lease). All props and hands-on instruction are provided. "Making the Game," for ages 13-18, is at 1 p.m. Aug. 14. Join DigiPen Institute of Technology to learn about the video game in- dustry, what it takes to be a game developer and build an actual game. Registration is limited to 10 participants. Strategy Games Club meets at 3:30 p.m. Aug. 21. Play video games, board games or "Dungeons and Dragons. 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 Thurs- days at 4 p.m. through Aug. 4. Bead Three, Get One Free Summer Edition -- Forms are available to be eligible for a monthly prize drawing and en- tered in the grand prize drawing for a free laptop. Second prize is a MUV0 MP3 player. 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 September. 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. ENGAGEMENT Susanne Johnson and Jesse Reichert Johnson, Reichert John and Janet Johnson, of Chattaroy, Wash., announce the engagement of their daughter Su- sanne Marie Johnson, of Sam- mamish, to Jesse Paul Reichert, of Maple Valley. The couple plans to marry Sept. 18, 2009, at the Victorian Valley Chapel on Orcas Island. The bride to be is a 2001 gradu- ate of Tahoma High School, who is enrolled in the interior design program at Bellevue Community College. In the interim, she is a server at Pogacha Restaurant in Issaquah. The future groom, the son of Michael and Dawn Reichert, of Maple Valley, is a 2000 graduate of Liberty High School, who earned a master's degree in public administration at Evergreen Col- lege in 2006. He is the director of administration and finance at The Alesek Institute. COLLEGE NEWS Student named to Tufts University dean's list James Farber, of Issaquah, was named to the dean's list during the spring 2009 semester at Tufts University, in Medford/Somerville, Mass. Dean's list honors require a se- mester grade point average of 3.4 or higher. WWU student honored Lindsay Crocker was recently named to the Western Washington University's honor roll. A 2006 graduate of Issaquah High School, Crocker has also been on the president's list and recently received the Bernard Boylan Memorial Scholarship while comple1g her junior year. Students graduate from EWU The following students gradu- ated from Eastern Washington University June 13: Issaquah -- Chris Goodboy, Bachelor of Arts in interdiscipli- nary studies; Julianne Jacobsen, Bachelor of Arts in business ad- ministration; Jeanie Lam, Bache- lor of Arts in business administra- tion; Jenine Riis, Bachelor of Arts in interdisciplinary studies; Jose Saenz, Bachelor of Arts in busi- ness administration; and Celine Van Baren, Bachelor of Science in technology. Sammamish -- Christopher Butler, Bachelor of Arts in com- munication studies; Diana Fletcher, master's degree in occu- pational therapy; Vanessa Fulford, Bachelor of Arts in communica- tion studies; Jordan Hermes, Bachelor of Arts in education; Lindsey Kinney, Bachelor of Arts in community health; Shea Mc- Clure, Bachelor of Arts in interdis- ciplinary studies; Miles Mofiitt, Bachelor of Arts in business ad- ministration; Aaron Peizner, Bach- elor of Arts in history; David Put- nam, Bachelor of Arts in business administration; and Jerod Quinn, Bachelor of Arts in visual commu- nication design. PETS OF THE WEEK Frasier, a 1-year-old black- and-white tuxedo kitty, is a sight for sore eyes. His cute little white chin and wide-set eyes give him his unique look. This handsome kitty is very outgoing and loves people. Come meet him today. Shannon, a 2-year-old Chi- huahua mix, can't wait to show you all of her tricks. She has a saucy smile and a gift for spreading joy. Found wan- dering the streets, she's now enjoying nutritious food and a lot of attention. lhese pets may already have been adopted by the time you see these photos, If you're interested in adop'ong these or other animals, contact the Humane Society for Seattle/King County at 641- 0080, go to www.seafflehumane.org or e-mail humane@seattlehumane.org. All adopted animals go home spayed/neutered, microchipped and vaccinated,  30 days of free pet health insur- ance and a certificate for an eaminJon by a King County veterinarian. ]he Seattle Humane Society is now open from noon - 6 p.m. seven days a week WHO'S NEWS t,l Former resident is running for Miss Washington USA Sarah Carter, who grew up in Issaquah and aduated m Western Washington University, is in the 2009 Miss Wash- ington USA pageant in 00111h Carter October. She is representing the Juanita area, and is looking for sponsor- ships and community support. Carter is involved in the Big Brothers Big Sisters program, Whatcom County C.H.O.R.E. pro- gram (working with elderly adults) and is in the process of helping the swim team for Spe- cial Olympics. Learn more by e-mailing Carter at skcarter5@gmail.com. PSt executive honored with industry leadership award Sue McLain, Is- saquah-area resident and Puget Sound Energy senior vice president of operations, was recently honored by the American Gas Associa- Sue McLaifl tion with the Gild of Ancient Supplers Award for her leadership and service to the AGA and the natural gas util- ity industry. The award recognizes McLain for her collaboration with indus- try colleagues and commitment to sharing best practices for protecting against accidental damage to natural gas infra- structure. The Gild of Ancient Supplers is an honor society, founded with the objective to encourage the use of natural gas and promote ood will and fellowship within e natural gas industry. At the recent AGA 2009 Opera- tions Conference and Biennial Exhibition in Pittsburgh, Penn., McLain was also recognized for her roles in AGA's Operating Sec- tion, including serving as chair- woman in 2009. Issaquah resident completes NCCC training Kaitlyn Shorett, a graduate of Issaquah High School, is one of ' 215 members of AmeriCorps' National Civilian Community Corps who have completed 10 months of full-time service to communities in need. Shorett, the daughter of Rick and Kaitlyn Shorett, began her term of service Oct. 6 at NCCC s Southwest Region Campus in Denver; she graduated from the program July 23. Shorett and her team of 10 members com- pleted a series of six- to eight- week projects in communities across the country. NCCC projects assist with dis- aster relief, improve the environ- ment, enhance education, in- crease public safety and address unmet human needs. Nathan Bosseler with his Telly Award Local videagrapher receives prestigious award Nathan Bosseler, of Impact Studio Pro, has won Telly Awards in three categories for his production of Nourish Every Mind, a fundraising video made for the Issaquah Schools Founda- tion. The Telly Awards honor out- standing local, regional and ca- ble TV commercials and pro- grams, the finest video and film productions and online film and video. The Telly Awards show- case 13,000 entries of the best work of video from all 50 states and countries around the world. Impact Studio Pro has pro- duced video and sponsored non- profit organizations in the greater Eastside area, such as The Chris Elliot Fund, Sammi Awards, Lake Washington Schools Foundation, Providence Marianwood Foundation and the city of Sammamish. 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