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B2 WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 30~ 2009 THE ISSAQUAH PRESS COMMUNITY CALENDAR WATCH THE WONDERS OF WILDLIFE The Cedar River Water- shed Education Center presents Wondering About Wildlife Dec. 30. There will be hands-on activities, crafts, wildlife presentations and na- ture walks. Also, meet Mishka, the state wildlife bear dog. The CEDAR RIVER WAT E RS H E D EDUCATION CENTER annual event is ideal for young families seeking free, family-friendly ac- tivities during the holi- day school break. Youth groups are welcome and ,LE are encouraged to call ahead. The education center is at 19901 Cedar Falls Road S.C., North Bend. Learn more at www.seattle.gov/util/crwec or call 206-733-9421. Events The Issaquah Chamber of Commerce New Member Cof- fee is at 3:30 p.m. Jan. 21 at the University House Issaquah, 22975 S.E. Black Nugget Road. RSVP at least 24 hours before by calling 392-7024. Eastside residents are being sought for temporary paid po- sitions with the 2010 U.S. Cen- sus Bureau, to begin in late win- tale of survival. There is no mini- mum gift to attend. RSVP at www. JewishInSeattle. orgfWomen or call 206-774-2272. Event cost is $60 brunch, $180 friend, $360 patron. Classes Learn to release tension and build strength through yoga in a supportive and knowledge- ter/early spring in Issaquah and able community. Join The Yoga surrounding areas. Walk-ins are Barn for a flee class from 1:30-3 welcome, though it is best to call p.m. Jan. 3 at 660 N.W Gilman and reserve a space. The next Blvd. Space is limited, so call test is Jan. 6 at the King County 427-0038 or go to www.yo- Library Service Center, 10 E. gabarn.corn to pre-register. Sunset Way. To apply and test for Jazzercise is from 4:30-5:30 these positions, call the Bellevue p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays at Census Office at 749-5111 or go Gibson Hall, 105 Newport Way to www.2OlOcensusjobs.gov for S.W. Class includes warmup, aer- practice tests and more informa- obic, toning and stretch routines tion. combining dance, resistance The winter installment of training, Pilates, yoga, kick-box- the Issaquab History Muse- ing and more. Call 800-FIT-IS-IT. urns' history program series Bellevue Sail & Power features Pacific Northwest Squadron is teaching "Basic photographer Tim Greyhavens, Boating Class," for ages 12-30, who will share his most recent from 9 a.m. - 5 p.m. Jan. 9 at project, "What You See: Violence Bellevue Golf Club conference Against Chinese Immi ,ants in room, 5500 140th Ave. N.E., the Pacific Northwest, from 11 Bellevue. A box lunch will be pro- a.m. - noon Jan. 9 at the depot vided for each participant. This museum, 50 Rainier Blvd. N. class targets young boaters who Greyhavens will give an unusual are required to obtain a boater's visual presentation that combines card if operating a boat or per- history and culture with photo- sonal watercraft. Upon comple- graphic art -- images that tell tion of the class and passing a one story while words tell an- test, a certificate is awarded with other. Learn more by calling 392- the application for the boater's 3500 or e-mailing info@issaquah- card. Class fee is $30: Sign up on- history.org, line at www.bellevuepower- The lssaquah History Muse- squadron.org/education. ums hosts a hike of the Is- ArtEAST offers the following saquab and Superior mines, led workshops at UpFront [art] by Steve Grate, Jan. 16. Meet at gallery, 48 Front St. N. Call 996- the Issaquah Train Depot at 10 8553. .a.m. for a brief presentation and , "Art Marketing in the Digital slideshow about the history of the Age: A Weekend Workshop for Issaquah and Superior mining op- Artists" -- "Get Your Web Site up erations. The hike will last about and Running," from 10 a.m. - 3 two and a half hours and cover p.m. Jan. 30 and "Online Market- about two miles over easy terrain, ing - The Future is Here!" from Hikes require advance registra- 10 a.m. - 3 p.m. Jan. 31, $85 per tion and the completion of a re- day or $150 for the weekend. lease form. Call 392-3500 or e- , "Art as Yoga" from 7-9 p.m. mail info@issaquahhistory.org for Jan. 20, $30 a registration form, or go to , "Painting for the Fun of It! with www.issaquahhistory.org. Ricco" from 6:30-9 p.m. Jan. 13 and 27. $40 Fundraisers "Elements of Photography" -- "Seeing Photographs" from 6:30- Dare to Dream at Connec- 8:30 p.m. Jan. 12, "Photographic tions 2010, the Jewish Federa- Composition" Feb. 9, "Photo- tion of Greater Seattle's annual graphic Exposure" March 16, $30 signature outreach and fundrais- per class or $75 for all three ing event for Jewish women in the greater Seattle area, is from Issaquah Library 10:30 a.m. - 1 p.m. Jan. 31 at the Hyatt Regency Bellevue, Bellevue The library is at 10 W. Sunset Place. This event brings hundreds Way. Call 392-5430. of Jewish women together to con- Win a signed copy of "The nect, enjoy brunch and hear guest Fortunes of Indigo Skye," for speaker Alina Gerlovin Spaulding, ages 12-18. Tell library staff a dynamic, young Soviet dmigrd which book by local author Deb now living the American dream. Caletti you love the most and you Come listen and be inspired as could win an autographed copy of Alina tells her family's heartfelt "The Fortunes of Indigo Skye." Entry forms are available at the library beginning Jan. 2. The winning entry will be selected in a drawing Feb. 1. Freeplay, all ages, borrow a Nintendo DS and games to play for up to two hours. Study Zone online, for grades K-12, is at 3 p.m. Monday - Thursday and 3:30 p.m. Sun- days. Join an online Study Zone classroom to get help in math, science, English and social stud- ies from a volunteer tutor. Learn more at www.kcls.org/studyzone. At this time, Study Zone Online is available only through a library computer. Holiday Magic, with magi- cian Jeff Evuns, is at 10:30 a.m. Jan. 5. Talk Time, for adults to prac- tice their English conversation skills, is at I p.m. Mondays and 6:30 p.m. Thursdays. Preschool Story Times, for ages 3-6 with an adult, is at 11 a.m. Jan. 11 and 25, and 11:30 a.m. Jan. 12, 19 and 26. Spanish Story Time is at 7 p.m. Jan. 11 and 25. Toddler Story Tmles, for ages 2-3 with an adult, are at 10:30 a.m. Jan. 12, 19 and 26, and 10 and II a.m. Jan. 14, 21 and 28. Citizen classes, for adults to prepare to take a citizenship test, is at 3:30 p.m. Wednesdays. Young Toddler Story Times, for ages 12-24 months with an adult, is at I0 and 11 a.m. Jan. 13, 20 and 27. STARS Workshop: Folk- songs, Finger Plays, Felt Boards and Fun is at 10:30 a.m. Jan. 16. Learn how to incorpo- rate music into early-childhood curriculum by using singing, po- etry, stories, sign language, learning props and rhythm activ- ities. Provides two and a half hours of STARS credit in curricu- lum development. Registration is required beginning two weeks prior to the event. "Move Over Wizards! Make Way for Steampunk!" for ages 12 and older, is at 7 p.m. Jan. 19. In this visual introduction to Steampunk, art historian Susan Olds will present illustrations and excerpts from various Steampunk novels, short stories and chil- dren's books. "Get a Web Site Quick, Cheap and Easy!" for adults is at 1:30 p.m. Jan. 24. Manga Group meets at 3 p.m. Jan. 25. "Online Marketing 101," for adults, is at 6:30 p.m. Jan. 26. Learn how to make use of free marketing tools online to sell items, promote your small busi- ness or start a business online. Register online at www.kcls.org or call 392-5430. Book discussion group: "The Other," by David Gutterson, is at 6:30 p.m. Jan. 27. Senior Center Center hours are from 8:30 a.m. - 4 p.m. Monday through Fri- day. Activities are open to people 55 and older. The center is at 75 N.E. Creek Way. Call 392-2381. "Beginning Computer," 2:30- 3:45 p.m. Thursdays, Jan. 7-28, $35 "Beginning Internet Surf- hag," 2:30-3:45 p.m. Tuesdays Jan. 5-26, $35 "English as a Second Lan- gnage: Intermediate Level" 10:15 a.m.-noon, Mondays Line dancing classes, 10 - 11 a.m. Thursdays, $5 Computer Lab Tutor, free ba- sic skills, 1-2 p.m. Wednesdays Writer's Call 10:30-11:30 a.m. first and third Wednesdays, free Books and More, second and fourth Wednesday, 10:30-11:30 a.m. Activity night, 6-9 p.m. Wednesdays Tai Chi, 9-10 a.m. Mondays, free Learning Tad Ehi, 10-10:45 a.m., Mondays, free Cards ("Hand & Foot"), 8:30 a.m. Thursday Let's Talk About It conversa- tion group 11 a.m. Tuesdays Bridge & Party Bridge, 10:55 a.m. - 3 p.m. Monday and Wednesday WEDDING Kristen Doyle and Jonathan Flmer Doyle, Flemer Kristen Doyle and Jonathan Fle- mer, both of Issaquah, were mar- ried Nov. 14, 2009, at the Bellevue First Presbyterian Church. The Rev. Richard Leatherberry offici- ated. A reception followed at the Bellevue Club. The bride, the daughter of James and Cheri Doyle, of Red- mond, is a 2004 graduate of Gun- zaga University. The groom, the son of Bob and Laurie Flemer, of Sammamish, is a 2004 graduate of Washington State University. BIRTHS Linus and Newton Wise gnus and Newton Wise Robert and Heather Wise wel- comed sons Linus James Thunder and Newton Ronald Lightning to their Issaquah home Oct. 12, 2009. The boys were born at Overlake Hospital, Bellevue. Linus weighed 6 pounds, 13 ounces and meas- ured 19 3/4 inches. Newton weighed 6 pounds and measured 19 inches. They join sister Dorothy "Dot" Jean Rainbow. Grandparents are Ron and Roberta Hawkins, of Shelton (for- merly of Issaquah), and James and Jesse Wise, of Charles City, Va. Great-grandparent is Jean Tay- lor, of Issaquah. WHO'S NEWS Gid Scouts deliver wreath to LEO Issaquah Girl Scout Troop 50121 members Jenny Dougherty (standing, far left), Megan Mills, Alina Hitchings, Sydney Weber and Anya Rut- ledge (sitting, from left), deliver a holiday wreath they made es- pecially for the residents of the Ann Dennis House, one of the two Life Enrichment Options adult-family homes for people with developmental disabilities. PETS OF THE WEEK Tulip, a 5-month-old cream-and-white cat, is an absolute lap lover. She has a soft, long coat and an affec- tionate personality. Come and meet her today. Max, a 4-year-old Rot- tweiler/shepherd mix, is a natural clown. He loves to play bali and is bound to makeyou laugh with his gen- fie andgoofy nature. lflese 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.seattJehumane.org or e-mail humane@seattlehumane.org. All adopted animals go home spayed/neutered, microchippecl and vaccinated, with 30 days of flee pet heaith insur- ance and a certificate for an examination by a King County veterinarian. ]he Seattle Humane Society is now open from noon - 6 p.m. seven days a week. COLLEGE NEWS Local students make OSU honor roll Christian E. Rice, of Issaquah, and Allison J. Lewis, of Sam- mamish, were recently named to Oregon State University's Scholastic Honor Roll for the fall ternl. To be on the honor roll, stu- dents must carry at least 12 graded hours of course work. Rice, a junior, is majoring in environmental science. Lewis, a sophomore, is majoring in pre- business. CLUBS This week ArtEAST: 6:30 p.m. first Mon- day, Up Front Art Gallery, 48 Front St. N., www.arteast.org or 392-3191 The Eastslde Welcome Club: 10 a.m. first Wednesday, 641- 8341 Faith and Sharing for those with special needs: 2-4 p.m. first Sunday, St. Joseph parish hall, 200 Mountain Park Blvd. S.W., 392-5682 lssaquab Amateur Radio Club: 7 p.m. first Wednesday, Is- saquah Valley Senior Center, 75 N.E. Creek Way, 392-7623 Issaquah Emblem Club: 7 p.m. first Wednesday, Elks Lodge, 765 Rainier Blvd. N., 392-7024 Issaquab Sportsmen's Club: 7:30 p.m. first Monday, Sports- men's Clubhouse, 600 S.E. Evans St., 392-3311 Optimist Club of Issaquab: 6-7 p.m. first Tuesday at Shang- hai Garden, third Tuesday com- munity outreach at Issaquah food Bank, 829-7864 Social Justice Book Group: 1-2 p.m. first Monday, Sam- mamish Hills Lutheran Church Fellowship Hall, 22818 S.E. Eighth St., shlcministries@ya- hoo.com Weekly Camp Fire Family Group: 7 p.m. every other Tuesday, 313- 1600 Greater Issaquab Toastmas- ters Club No. 5433:6:45 p.m. Thursday, Bellewood Retirement Community, 3710 Providence Point Drive S.E., 306-2232 or is- saquahtm@gmail.com Guide Dogs for the Blind: 6 p.m. most Sundays, Issaquah Po- lice Station Eagle Room, 644-7421 Issaquab Alps Trail Club: http://www, issaquahalps, org Issaquab Community Family Club -- Camp Fire USA: 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, usually at Clark El- ementary School, 500 Second Ave. S.E., 313-1600 lssaquab History Museums: 392-3500 or www.issaquahhis- tory.org Issaquab Networkers: 7:30- 8:30 a.m. every other Wednes- day, IHOP restaurant, 1433 N.W. Sammamish Road, www.IssaquahNetworkers, com. Issaquah Vegetarian Meetup: http..//ve letarian, meetup, com/418 Jewish Juniors Club: 3:30- 5:30 p.m. Wednesday, Chabad of Central Cascades, 24121 S.E. Black Nugget Road, 427-1654 Kachess Klimber Snowmo- bile Club: www.wssaonline, corn Kiwanis Club of Issaquab: noon Wednesday, Gibson Hall, 105 Newport Way S.W., 391- 9275 MOMS Club of Sammamish Plateau: MOMS helping morns raise their kids in Sammamish and Issaquah on the Sam- mamish Plateau, www.rnorn- sclubsarnrnarnish.org or 836- 5015 Moms In Touch: For more in- formation on groups within the Issaquah School District, call Jan Domek at 681-5770 or go to www.Mornsln Touch. org. Providence Point Kiwanis: noon Friday, Bake's Place, 4135 Providence Point Drive S.E., 427- 9060 Rotary Club of lssaquah: 12:15 p.m. Tuesday, q]bbetts Creek Manor, 750 Renton-Is- saquah Road, www.issaquahro- tary.org Rotary Club of Sammamish: 7:15 a.m. Thursday, Bellewood, 3710 Providence Point Drive S.E., 444-2663 Rhythnl and Reins Women's Equestrian Drill Team: Sunday, Rock Meadow Equestrian Center, 20722 S.E. 34th St., Sammamish The Toastmasters of Sam- mamish: 7-8:45 p.m. Tuesdays Mary, Queen of Peace Church, 1121 228th Ave. S.E., Sam- mamish, 373-6311 or davidlloy- hall@live.com. Take Off Pounds Sensibly (TOPS): 9 a.m. Thursday, Our Savior Lutheran Church, 745 Front St. S., 557-4710 or www. tops. corn Please recycle this paper. RII) ()AK Join our Middle and High School Principals and Dean of Academics as they provide an overview of our rigorous, experiential and integrated curriculum. 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