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B2 WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 9, 2009 THE ISSAQUAH PRESS COMMUNITY CALENDAR LEARN TO LIVE WITH BEARS 'Living Safely With Black Bears,' a slideshow/exhibit/Q&A presented by Julie Hop- kins, wildlife biologist with the Grizzly Bear Outreach Project, and Ja- son Capelli, from the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife, is from 7-9 p.m. Sept. 10 at Blakely Hall, 2550 N.E. Park Drive. BY RON COSCORROSAE Events It's Cooking at the Market Day at the Issaquah Farmers Market, from 9 a.m. - 2 p.m. Sept. 12 at Picketing Barn, 1730 10th Ave. N.W. A cooking demon- stration is at 11 a.m. James Whet- zel & Sabastian Lange perform at 11 a.m. Call 837-3300. The lssaquah History Muse- urns' sixth annual Hometown Issaquah Reunion is from 9 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Sept. 12 at the Is- saquah Depot, 50 Rainier Blvd. N. Longtime and former residents and pioneer descendants are in- vited to meet and socialize. There will be workshops about memoir writing, basic genealogy and preservation of photos and heir- looms. Call 392-3500 or e-mail info@issaquahhistory.org for regis- tration information; forms can also be downloaded at www.is- saquahhistory.org/hornetown. Vol- unteers are needed to help record photo and family information, as well as memories. Join the Mountains to Sound Greenway Trust for restoration work of wildlife habitat along Is- saquah Creek and Lake Sam- mamish from 9 a.m. - noon at Lake Sammamish State Park Sept. 12. Register by calling 206-812- 0122 or e-mailing volunteer@mts- greenway.org. The lssaquah Parks and Recreation and Lunar Flicks present a free Movie on the Green, "Hotel for Dogs," at 8:30 p.m. Sept. 12 on the community center lawn (indoors in case of in- clement weather). Bring blankets and lawn chairs. Concessions will be available. Call 837-3300. The Salmon Days Ohfishal Festival Kick-Off & Volunteer Sig3a-Up Party is from 5:30-7 p.m. Sept. 15 at Pickering Barn, 1730 10th Ave. N.W. Learn more at www.salmondays.org, call 392- 0661 or e-mail gbros5@comcast.net. The inaugural Frogs & Dogs Festival is from noon - 10 p.m. Sept. 19 and from noon - 6 p.m. Sept. 20 at the Issaquah Brew- house, 35 W. Sunset Way. There will be doggie dancing, doggie mu- sical chairs, celebrity dog lookalike contests, a free dog wash, Frogger video tournament and a leapfrog competition. There will be fun stuff for children, including a frog and dog coloring contest and games. Entry is $10 and includes five taster tokens. (Children, dogs and frogs get in free when accompa- nied by an adult). Proceeds from the festival will benefit Reach for the Sky July (www.reach- fortheskyjuly.org), a three-weeL all scholarship summer arts day camp for Issaquah and Sno- qualmie Valley underserved youths. Volunteers are needed. Go to www.rogue.com, call 503-241- 3800 or e-mail brett@rogue.com. Sustainable Issaquah hosts a community meeting from 3-5 p.m. Sept. 19 at City Hall's Eagle Room, 130 E. Sunset Way. Help the city en- vision the future of the community, and plan actionable and lasting so- lutions to maintain or improve the livability and sustainability of Is- saquah. Go to www.sustainableis- saquah.org. E-mail questions to sustainableissaquah@gmail.com or call 313-0201. Aegis of Issaquah hosts a special Grandparents Day Sept. 19. Local Girl Scout troops are coming from 2-3:30 p.m. to pass out cards to every resident and do craft projects with them. They are also debuting a video using resi- dents for the story of "Goldie Locks and the Three Bears." Call 392-8100. The 12th annual Providence Point Fall Art Show, featuring up to 100 works of art by residents, is from 1-4 p.m. Sept. 19-20 in the North Community Building, 4010 Providence Point Drive S.E. Call 391-1449 or 369-8332. Fundraisers Hayes Nursery, 12504 Is- saquah-Hobart Road S.E., hosts Harvest Fest Sept. 19. Local band The Studebakers performs from 2- 4 p.m. There will be a silent auc- tion, with such items as Peggy Karr glass plate, Japanese maples, hydrangeas and more, with pro- ceeds benefiting the Issaquah Food and Clothing Bank. There's also a 50/50 raffle, with half the sales to- tal going to the food bank, and the winner receiving a Hayes Nursery gift certificate in the amount of half the raffle sales. And don't miss the kettle korn. Call 391-4166. Eastside Catholic School's sec- ond annual Bamba Dash 5K run/walk is Sept. 27. The race be- gins at noon; check-in starts at II a.m. The run begins and ends at the Eastside Catholic campus in Sammamish and is open to the community. Cost is $25 and in- dudes a barbecue immediately fol- lowing the event.,eroceeds benefit Eastside Catholic s sister schools in Bamba, Kenya. Registration and waiver forms can be found at www. eastsidecatholic, org. Religious/spiritual Just in time for the High Hol- idays - Rosh Hashana and Yom Kippur - a new Torah Scroll wig be completed at the Chabad of the Central Cascades, a Jewish out- reach, educational and social serv-. ice organization. Participants will help an expert scribe complete fi- nal letters of this magnificent scroll. At 3 p.m. Sept. 13, commu- nity leaders and rabbis will join this exciting event at the Chabad's new center, 24121 S.E. Black Nugget Road. All are welcome. Go to www.Chabadlssaquah.com or call 985-7639. Massage Envy is participating in Massage for the Cure Sept. 15 at 735 N.W. Gilman Blvd, Suite E. The clinic will offer $35 one-hour therapeutic massage sessions, with $10 from each massage go- ing directly to the Puget Sound Af- filiate of Susan G. Komen for the Cure. Additional donations will be accepted and all proceeds will go directly to the local community to help support breast cancer educa- tion, research, screening and DEADUNE Items for the Community section need to be submitted by noon the Friday before publication to newsclerk@isspress.com. treatment initiatives. Make an ap- pointment by calling 391-4455 or going to www.MassageEnvy, com. Bible Study Fellowship Sam- mamish Day Women is having an introduction class for women and children from 9:15-II:05 a.m. Sept. 17 and 24 at Pine Lake Covenant Church, 1715 228th Ave. S.E. The Book of John will be studied. E-mail tamiparker@com- cast.net or call 392-9271. Classes The Issaquah Resource Con- servation Office and Seattle 111th offer the following classes at Pickering Garden, 1730 10th Ave. N.W. Advanced registration is re- quired at www.seattletilth.org or 206-633-0451, ext. 101: "Composting for Apartment Dwellers" -- For adults, 6-8 p.m. Sept. 9 "Putting the Garden to Bed" -- For adults, 9-11 a.m. Oct. 10 "Ladybug Picnic" -- For ages 2- 5, 10 a.m. - noon, Sept. 16 "Slimy Creatures" -- For ages 2-5, 10 a.m. - noon, Oct. 17 Training for new Friends of Issaquah Salmon Hatchery do- cent program, the knowledge- able guides at the hatchery, is from 9 a.m. - 2:30 p.m. Sept. 12 in the hatchery's Watershed Sci- ence Center, 80 Newport Way S.W. Call 427-0259 or e-mail fishvolun- teer@msn.com. The lssaquah Arts Commis- sion has paid for free art classes from 2:30-3:30 p.m. at the Youth Center, 301 Rainier Blvd. S. Register by calling 837- 3310. The schedule is: "T-Shirt Design" -- Sept. 14 and Oct. 5 , "Tie-Dye" -- Sept. 21 "Mosaics" -- Sept. 28 Divorce Recovery, a seminar for those going through separa- tion or divorce, or trying to move on from divorce, is Tuesday evenings, Sept. 15 to Nov. 24, at Pine Lake Covenant Church, 1715 228th Ave. S.E. Register by calling 392-8636 or going to www.plcc.org. Child care is pro- vided by pre-registration only. Issaquah Ubrary The library is at I0 W. Sunset Way. Call 392-5430. The library is closed for La- bur Day. "The World of Andrew Wyeth," presented by art histo- rian Susan Olds, is at 7 p.m. Sept. 15. Free. Preschool story time -- 11 a.m. Sept. 14, 21 and 28 and 11:30 am. Sept. 15 and 22 Spanish story times -- 7 p.m. Sept. 14, 21 and 28 Toddler story times -- For ages 2-3 with an adult, 10:30 a.m. Sept. 15, 22 and 29, and 10 and 11 a.m. Sept. 17 and 24 Mother Goose story times -- For ages 12-24 months with an adult, 10 and 11 a.m. Sept. 16, 23 and 30 Strategy Games Club, Rock Band Edition -- For middle and high school teens only, 4 p.m.. Sept. 17 Study Zone -- 1 p.m. starting Sept. 15, drop in during scheduled Study Zone hours for free home- " work help from volunteer tutors. Manga Club -- For teens, 3 p.m. Sept. 21 The following programs are offered for adults: "Restoration of Health Through Acupuncture" -- 7 p.m. Sept. 15 "In the American Grain: The World of Andrew Wyeth" -- 7 p.m. Sept. 22. Susan Olds pres- ents a preview and discussion of the Seattle Art Museum's exhibit, "Andrew Wyeth: Remembrance." Youth Sixth Grade Night, 7-10 p.m. Sept. 11 at the community center. Do You Have a Passion for Healthy Successful Living and Business? Do you believe in fitness and health? Are you seeking a new career or owning your own business that feeds your passion? MaxMuscle is the world's fastest growing sports nutrition and fitness consulting franchise. A location has been pre-approved next to Gold's Gym in Issaquah. There is complete training, support, low royalty and monthly overhead. Minimum cash required is $60k with good credit. Contact John Tittle at 425.894.9854 WHO'S NEWS Women's Club awards $1,000 scholarships to local students Four local students from Is- saquah's high schools received $1,000 scholarships from the Issaquah Women's Club. They are Ngoc Khuyen Do, from Liberty High School, at- tending the University of Wash- ington this fall; Skyline High School graduate Yeojin Yi, who is attending Knox College in Galesberg, Ill.; Elyse Edwards, an Issaquah High School gradu- ate attending Johns Hopkins University this fall; and Skyline graduate Abigail Houck, who will also attend the UW this fall. For more than 15 years, the Issaquah Women s Club has supported area high school girls with scholarship money toward future educational goals. Appli- cants are required to write an essay about how they would use the scholarship money. Grade point average and fi- nancial need are also criteria used to select winners. Hilton Hotels honors Issaquah employee Hilton Hotels Corp. has hon- ored Hilton Garden Inn Seat- fle/Issaquah employee Tom Craig with its Spirit of Hilton Garden Inn Award. This is the highest honor for Hilton Garden Inn team mem- bers. Craig was chosen out of 460 Hilton Garden Inn brand hotel employees from across the nation. Craig, the hotel's maintenance engineer, was awarded for his energetic, positive attitude -- an inspiration to guests and team members. Craig not only han- dles all maintenance requests, but also gives extraordinary guest service and had several testimonials from guests. Tom received a lapel pin, a $300 check, recognition from his peers and a plaque docu- Games, crafts and fun activities. A professional magic show is at 8 p.m. Fee is $5. Parent volunteers are needed -- call 837-3317 if in- terested. Girl Scout information meet- ings are as follows: Clark and Issaquah Valley Pie- mentary schools, 7 p.m. Sept. 28 at Clark multipurpose room, 500 Second Ave. S.E. Issaquah and Maywood middle schools, Issaquah and Liberty high schools -- E-mail shana.daum@gmail.com Cougar Ridge and Sunset elemen- tary schools, 7 p.m. Sept. 22, at Cougar Ridge, 4630 167th Ave. S.E. Briarwood and Maple Hills ele- mentary schools, 7 p.m. Sept. 28 at Briarwood, 17020 S.E. 134th St. Apollo Elementary School, 7 p.m. Sept. 23 at Newcastle Elementary School, 8400 136th Ave. S.E. Newcastle Elementary School, 7 p.m. Sept. 24 at Newcastle Ele- mentary School. Senior Center Center hours are from 8:30 a.m. - 4 p.m. Monday through Friday. Activities are open to people 55 and older. The center is at 75 N.E. Creek Way. Call 392-2381. End of Summer Picnic, 12:30 p.m. Sept. 10, music by Old Time Fiddlers, purchase meal tickets $3 at the front desk Senior Rights Assistance Es- tate Planning, Sept. 14, call for an appointment Lunch bunch returns at noon Sept. 17. The following day trips are of- fered through the month of Sep- tember: Highline SeaTac Botanical Gar- den, 9 a.m. - 2:30 p.m. Sept. 14, $10 Roslyn Museum & Cemetery Tour, 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Sept. 16, $14 Take a peek... 1-90 traffic cameras I ISSAQUAH ,PRESS. RLO EAD AiV E LIA R l|| AP S BI T AT A LO T ENE l|| MER OR E R I N EE D PETS OF THE WEEK Alvin, a 1-year-old, black- and-tan dachshund mix, is a passionate cuddle bugI He's a playful puppy who loves long walks, and spending time in your arms. He's sure to charm you with his pretty brown eyes and affectionate personality. Muffin, a 1-year-old, cream- colored kitty, has gorgeous eyes the color of the Caribbean Sea. She is a gentle kitty who loves to play with wand toys and purrs at the slightest touch. Come meet and fall in love with Muffin to- day. lhese pets may already have been adopted by the time you see these photos, ff youte interested in adopting these or other animals, contact the Humane Society for Sea, e/King County at 641- 0080, go to w~av.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 e~amination by a King County veterinarian. 1he Seattle Humane Society is now open from noon - 6 p.m. seven days a week. COLLEGE NEWS Issaquah residents earn scholarships from WWU The following Issaquah stu- dents recently received scholar- ships from Western Washington University: April Hayden, daughter of Tom and Elaine Hayden, of Is- saquah, received a $2,000 Presi- dent's Scholarship for the 2009- 2010 academic year. President's Scholarships are awarded to ap- proximately the top 8 percent to 10 percent of incoming freshmen and transfer students, and are a senior, formerly of Issaquah, earned a 3.68 grade point aver- age and is majoring in history and political science. Crocker was on the president's list and was a member of Phi-Eta-Sigma. She participated with Young Life, and was a unit director at YMCA Camp 0rkila. Local students make WWU honor roll The following students were named to the Western Washing- ton University honor roll for the based on superior academic spring 2009 quarter. To qualify achievement. Hayden, an incom- for the honor roll, students must ing freshman, earned a 3.86 complete at least 14 graded grade point average at Eastside Catholic High School and is in- terested in majoring in art. Hay- den was a member of the Na- tional Honor Society and was recognized with first honors at Eastside Catholic. She partici- pated in varsity lacrosse and Photography Club. Gaff Butler, daughter of Thomas and Joan Butler, of Is- saquah, received a $1,000 Biol- ogy Student Athlete Scholarship for the 2009-2010 academic year. The Biology Student Athlete Scholarship is awarded to biol- ogy majors with a minimum grade point average of 3.0 in up- per-division biology courses and participation in any intercolle- giate sport. Butler, a senior, earned a 3.65 grade point aver- age and is majoring in cellular and molecular biology and bio- chemistry. Buffer participated in track and field and was a mem- ber of NSCS and the GNAC All- Academic Team. Buffer plans to complete a graduate program in nutritional science, with the hope of one day becoming a nutri- tional scientist. Lindsay Crocker, daughter of Richard Crocker, of Niles, Mich., and Carol Crocker of Ann Arbor, Mich., received a $500 Bernard Boylan Memorial Scholarship for the 2009-2010 academic year. The Bernard Boylan Scholarship is awarded annually to an under- graduate history major. Crocker, credit hours during a quarter and be in the top 10 percent of their class. Issaquah: Brandan Clark, Kelly Elder, Megan Jonas, Justin Kay, Erika Klein, Mariah Kle- mens, Courtney Nielsen and Keilan Sweeny Newcastle: Virgil Hodge Renton: Tyler Baxter, Daniel Huff, Karen Kirsch, Marisa Mikelsons and Christopher Miko- laizik Sammamish: Kathryn Daw- son, Angela Heinrich and Leslie Nielson Local students graduate from WWU The following local students graduated from Western Wash- ington University in the spring 2009 quarter. 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