August 12, 2009
Mike’s Cascade Grill will host Mike’s Bike Night With Jeff Warren and Friends, an open mic night from 6-8:30 p.m. every Wednesday through August. The band will be raising money for Relay For Life and Mike’s will donate 25 percent of all burger special sales to the American Cancer Society during the event. Bring an instrument and play or come for the music, food and to support the Snoqualmie Valley relay.
Koko Beans Coffee House at 8010 Railroad Ave. S.E., Snoqualmie is displaying artwork from the founding members of the Mt. Si Artist Guild, Michael McDevitt, Sandy Robinson and Diane Solomon, during the month of August.
Celebrating its second year, Art in the Park offers art lovers an up-close look at the best artists the Valley has to offer. The public event takes place at Gardiner Weeks Park in North Bend on Aug. 15 and 22, where members of the Mount Si Artist Guild paint, draw and share their knowledge of their craft with others.
Snoqualmie Railroad Days will celebrate its 70th annual year Aug. 22 with more food, rides and fun in the downtown Snoqualmie area. This year, there will be a fun run, a pancake breakfast, food and booths, a grand parade, train rides, the railroad demo, a field of fun, trailer car rides, a children’s stage and a main stage for the festival, which is meant to honor the city’s origins as a logging and railroad community. For more information, go to www.railroaddays.com or call 888-3030.
The Mount Si boys basketball team will have its annual fundraising golf tournament Aug. 21 at the Mount Si Golf Course. The format will be a four-man scramble with net and gross prizes. Shotgun start is at 8 a.m., with check-in starting at 6:30 a.m. Cost is $100 per golfer and includes lunch. For more information, e-mail Ken Sinner at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Robin Schween, of Edward Jones, will host a free investment seminar at the Snoqualmie Library from 7-8 p.m. Aug. 26. The theme of the seminar is “10 Reason to be a Long-Term Bull”. For more information, call 888-2068.
For a fifth straight year, the Boeing Classic will be played at TPC at Snoqualmie Ridge Aug. 24-30. The professional golf tournament highlights all of the legends of the Champions Tour. Early the week of the tournament, the annual Charles Schwab Youth Clinic will be held, followed by the Seahawks Pro-Am, which traditionally hosts a classic list of former Seattle Seahawk greats. The tournament last for three days and 54 holes, with the championship wrapping up on Sunday afternoon. The tournament is aired live on The Golf Channel. For more information, go to www.boeingclassic.com.
In honor of the 40th anniversary of Woodstock, DoggieStock will be from 1-6 p.m. Sept. 12 at Snoqualmie Point Park. There will be a canine kissing booth contest, doggie Olympics, quilt raffle, peace offering cans and a winners table involved in the event.
North Bend Theatre show times for this week are as follows:
Thursday — “Transformers Revenge of the Fallen,” 1, 4:30 and 8 p.m.
Friday — “G-Force,” 2, 5 and 8 p.m.
Saturday — “G-Force,” 2, 5 and 8 p.m.
Sunday — “G-Force,” 2 and 5 p.m.
Monday — “G-Force,” 1, 4 and 7 p.m.
Tuesday – “Those Magnificent Men and their Flying Machines,” (free summer film series)
Wednesday – “Those Magnificent Men and their Flying Machines,” (free summer film series)
The Early Bird Workout began July 2 at Si View Community Center. The class meets from 6-7 a.m. every Thursday morning, and offers a high intensity workout for those who want to exercise before work. For more information, go to www.siviewpark.org or call 831-1900.
The Mount Si School of Karate is offered through Si View Community Center Mondays and Wednesdays each month. Interested participants 7-8 years will meet from 4-5 p.m., those who are 9-11 years from 5-6 p.m. and those 12 and up from 6-7 p.m. Register for the class at www.siviewpark.org or call 831-1900.
The Umibushi Self-Defense Academy is conducting AAU Level 2 Karate Club classes at Twin Falls Middle School in North Bend from 6-7 p.m. every Tuesday and Thursday. The classes cost $60 per month and are open to all ages 7 and up. For more information, go to www.umibushi.com.
Heather Evans with the Bellevue College Career Center in Snoqualmie provides free career services from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. every Tuesday at the Snoqualmie Tribe Headquarters, 8130 Railroad Ave. in downtown Snoqualmie and from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. every Wednesday at the North Bend Library, 115 4th St. in North Bend. For more information, call 888-6551, ext. 101 or e-mail email@example.com.
An Al-Anon Family Group meets at 7 p.m. each Thursday at Mt. Si Lutheran Church in North Bend.
The teen drop-in program happens from 3-5 p.m. on Mondays and 1-5 p.m. on Fridays at Si View Community Center in North Bend. For more information, contact Ryan Daly at firstname.lastname@example.org or 831-1900.
Spanish classes are held every Thursday, 3:30-4:30 p.m. at the Sno-Valley Senior Center. Open to the community. $5 per class, drop-in basis, taught by Celide Rivero.
Food Addicts Anonymous meets at 7 p.m. every Thursday in North Bend. For more information, please call 888-0314.
The Arthritis Foundation Aquatic Program meets at Si View Park from 2:30 – 3:30 p.m. every Monday through Thursday. Cost is $4.
An Alzheimer’s Association caregiver support group meets from 6:30 – 8 p.m. the first Thursday of each month at Holy Innocents Catholic Church, 26526 Cherry Valley Rd., Duvall. For more information, contact group facilitator Irene Olson at 868-4889.
Snoqualmie Valley Historical Museum seeks docents to volunteer at the Museum from 1-5 p.m. Friday, Saturday and Sunday through October. Duties will include greeting visitors, selling items in the gift shop and more. Training will be provided. Contact the museum at 888-3200 or Pat Kelly at 888-1557.
The Senior Services Transportation Program seeks volunteers to drive seniors around North Bend and Snoqualmie. Volunteers will drive their own vehicles and choose the weekdays, times and areas in which they’d like to drive. Mileage reimbursement and supplemental liability insurance are offered. For more information, call 206-748-7588 or 1-800-282-5815, or e-mail email@example.com. To apply online, go to www.seniorservices.org/vts/vts.htm.
The Mount Si Senior Center thrift store is looking for volunteers to sort donations and help with cash sales a few hours a week. The thrift store is located in the Senior Center at 411 Main Street in North Bend. For more information, call Janet at 888-3434.
Hopelink in the Snoqualmie Valley is seeking volunteers for a variety of tasks. Volunteers must be at least 16 years of age. For more information, go to www.hope-link.org/takeaction/volunteer or call 869-6000.
Adopt-A-Park with yourself, your family, neighbors or club. Adopt-A-Park is a volunteer program for Snoqualmie residents willing to help improve and enhance public parks and trails. Volunteering requires an application and a one-year commitment. Call 831-5784.
Be a Study Zone tutor and give students the homework help they need. Study Zone needs volunteers to tutor elementary through high school students in math, science, English, social studies and study methods. A two-hour weekly commitment and flexible substitute scheduling are available. The Study Zone program is a free service offered by the King County Library System. For more information, call 369-3312.
Share your love of books and make new friends by becoming a Friend of the Library in either Snoqualmie or North Bend. Annual memberships cost $5 for individuals and $10 for families and help expand opportunities for children, families and seniors around the community. To learn more, call 888-0554.
Rotary Club of Snoqualmie meets at 7 a.m. every Thursday at the Snoqualmie Ridge Golf Club. E-mail SnoqualmieRotary@yahoo.com.
The Eastside Chapter of the Northwest Biodiesel Network meets the second Wednesday of every month, from 7-9 p.m., at the Railroad Depot in North Bend. For more information, go to www.nwbiodiesel.org or call 503-9876.
The Snoqualmie Valley Garden Club meets at 6:30 p.m. on the second Thursday of each month at the Mount Si Senior Center. There is a guest speaker each month. For more information, call 206-295-8363.
A cancer survivor group meets at 9 a.m. the second Saturday of every month at Sawdust Coffee, located in the North Bend Factory Stores mall. To learn more, contact Lisa Newell at firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Mt. Si Artist Guild promotes visual fine arts in the Snoqualmie Valley. It meets the third Saturday of every month at 9:15 a.m. in the North Bend Senior Center. Upcoming events include: the Festival at Mount Si, Aug. 7-9; Art in the Park, Aug. 15 and 22; Sawdust Art Show, Aug. 31. For more information, contact Diane Solomon at email@example.com.
Post No. 79 of the American Legion and the American Legion Auxiliary meets on the second Thursday of each month at 6 p.m. at the American Legion Building at 38625 Southeast River Street in Snoqualmie. For more information, call Steve Fenton, Post Commander, at 396-6100 or Kathy Kerr, Unit President, at 831-5133.
Snoqualmie Valley Kiwanis Club meets at 7 a.m. every Thursday at the Mount Si Golf Course restaurant in Snoqualmie. E-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
Snoqualmie Fraternal Order of Eagles Women’s Auxiliary meets the first and third Tuesday of the month at 7 p.m. The Men’s Aerie meets the first and third Wednesday at 7 p.m. Meetings are held at 108 Railroad Ave. Call 888-1129.
The Snoqualmie Valley Youth Hub provides cultural, athletic, recreational and educational opportunities to more than 4,000 young people in the Valley. Call 831-1900.
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