February 1, 2012
- North Bend Finance and Administration committee, 4 p.m. Feb. 7, North Bend City Hall, 211 Main Ave. N.
- North Bend City Council, 7 p.m. Feb. 7, Mount Si Senior Center, 411 Main Ave. S.
- North Bend Planning Commission, 7 p.m. Feb. 9, North Bend City Hall.
- Snoqualmie Parks Plan public meeting, 7 p.m. Feb. 6, Snoqualmie City Hall, 38624 S.E. River St.
- Chris Clark and Barney McClure, 7 p.m. Feb. 2, Boxley’s, 101 W. North Bend Way, 292-9307
- Poetry Open Mic Night, 6 p.m. Feb. 2, The Black Dog, 8062 Railroad Ave. S.E., Snoqualmie, 831-3647
- Bryant Urban’s Blue Oasis, 7 p.m. Feb. 3, Boxley’s
- Scinite, 7:30 p.m. Feb. 3, The Black Dog
- Finapalooza IV, 9 p.m. Feb. 2, 8:30 p.m. to 1:30 a.m. Feb. 3, and 5:30 p.m. to 1:30 a.m. Feb. 4, at Finaghty’s Irish Pub — three days, 10 bands, including Queensryche’s Geoff Tate
- Leah Stillwell Quartet, 7 p.m. Feb. 4, Boxley’s
- The Hollands, 8 p.m. Feb. 4, The Black Dog
- Danny Kolke Trio, 6 p.m. Feb. 5, 12, Boxley’s
- Future Jazz heads, 7 p.m. Feb. 7, Boxley’s
- Open Mic Night, 7 p.m. Feb. 8, The Black Dog
- Reuel Lubag, 8 p.m. Feb. 8, Boxley’s
- Aria Prame Duo, 9 p.m. Feb. 9, Boxley’s
- Chris Morton Trio, 7 p.m. Feb. 10, Boxley’s
- Jay Thomas Quartet, 7 p.m. Feb. 11, Boxley’s
- Jeremy Serwer, 8 p.m. Feb. 10, The Black Dog
- Benefit performance, “Tits and Asphalt: Why I Walk For Breast Cancer,” 7:30 p.m. Feb. 10 and 11, Valley Center Stage, 119 W. North Bend Way. Fee: donation. Email email@example.com for reservations.
- Forrest Roush, Snoqualmie Dance Party, Feb. 11, The Black Dog, call for time
- Brandon Keeley, 8 p.m. Feb. 18, The Black Dog
- Magician Joe Black, 6:30 p.m. Feb. 17, Si View Community Center, 400 S.E. Orchard Drive, North Bend, 831-1900
- Kids Night Out at Totz, 5:30-9:30 p.m. 249 Main Ave. S. First and third Fridays of the month. Drop off your children at Totz for a movie and snacks. Call 292-9477 to reserve your spot. $25 per child.
- SnoValley Indoor Playground, 9:30-11:30 a.m. Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays when school is in session. Si View Community Center, 400 S.E. Orchard Drive. Donation of $1 per child per visit is appreciated.
- “Itsy Bitsy Yoga for Tots,” 9:45-10:30 a.m. daily through 14 at TPC Snoqualmie Ridge, membership not required. Email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 443-6228 for more information. Six-week session is $80 plus $20 fee for nonTPC members. Four-week session is $55 plus registration fee.
- “Itsy Bitsy Yoga for Tykes,” 10:45-11:30 a.m. daily through Feb. 14 at TPC Snoqualmie Ridge
- Mount Si High School’s sophomore class “takes over” the North Bend McDonald’s restaurant. 5-8 p.m. Feb. 8, at 735 S.W. Mount Si Blvd. High school staff will handle counter, drive-thru and help make food. Part of the proceeds go toward the Mount Si High School class of 2014.
- SnoValley Idol Jr. auditions. 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Feb. 11, Boxley’s, 101 W. North Bend Way. Call Si View Community Center to register, 831-1900. Singers must be 14 or younger and must register beforehand.
- Sallal Grange Valentine’s Dance fundraiser, 7 p.m. Feb. 11. Tickets are $25. Funds will go toward House of Hope shelter for women and children. Child care provider Totz in North Bend will provide a special day care rate for parents attending the fundraiser. Call 445-2840.
- Tween Night at Si View Community Center, 8:30-11 p.m. Feb. 17. $5 entrance fee.
- Meet a Forest Service ranger, 7 p.m. Feb. 28, Fall City Library, 33415 S.E. 42nd Place. Learn about the outdoors and discover recreation opportunities from Forest Service rangers.
North Bend Library
- The following events take place at the North Bend Library, 115 E. Fourth St. The library will be closed Feb. 20 for Presidents’ Day.
- Tax preparation assistance: 10 a.m. Wednesdays through April 11. Everyone welcome regardless of income and age.
- Study Zone, 4 p.m. Feb. 2 and 9, 3 p.m. Feb. 6 and 7, 7 p.m. Feb. 8; free tutoring for grades K-12
- 2012 Teen Art Show, 3 p.m. Feb. 3
- Merry Monday Story Times, 11 a.m. Feb. 6, free for newborns to 3-year-olds with an adult
- English as a Second Language classes, 6:30 p.m. Feb. 6, formal class to learn grammar, reading, writing and conversation skills
- First Tuesday Book Club, 7 p.m. Feb. 7. Discussion of “The Lost Girls: Three Friends, Four Continents,” by Jennifer Baggett, Holly Corbett and Amanda Pressner
- Microsoft Excel classes, 7 p.m. Feb. 7. Learn how to perform calculations using formulas, copy formulas and Autosum. Must know how to use a keyboard and a mouse.
- Toddler Story Time, 9:30 a.m. Feb. 7
- Preschool Story Times, 10:30 a.m., Feb. 7
- Pajamarama Story Times, 6:30 p.m. Feb. 8
- Valentine’s Day Celebration, 3 p.m. Feb. 10. Come whether you love or hate Valentine’s Day. Valentine-making material and plenty of chocolate will be available.
- SnoValley Writers work group, 3 p.m. Feb. 12
- The following events take place at the Snoqualmie Library, 7824 Center Blvd. S.E. The library will be closed Feb. 20 for Presidents’ Day.
- “Purl One, Listen, Too,” 1 p.m. Feb. 2. knitting group
- Pajama Story Times, 7 p.m. Feb. 2. All young children welcome with adult.
- Preschool Story Times, 1:30 p.m. Feb. 6 and 13, 10:30 a.m. Feb. 8, ages 3-6 with adult
- Study Zone, 3 p.m. Feb. 7 and 14, 4 p.m. Feb. 8, free tutoring for grades K-12
- Young Toddler Story Times, 9:30 a.m. Feb. 8 and 15, ages 6 to 24 months with adult
- Valentine’s Day Celebration, 3 p.m. Feb. 8. Come whether you love or hate Valentine’s Day. Valentine-making material and plenty of chocolate will be available.
- Spanish/English Story Time, 10:30 a.m. Feb. 11
- “Preparing and Filing Taxes Online,” 7 p.m. Feb. 13. Introduction and comparison of online tax preparation using www.turbotax.com and www.hrblock.com.
- “Living with Wildlife,” 7 p.m. Feb. 15. Learn about animals in our national forest and learn how to cope with wildlife in a residential area.
- “Music ‘N’ Me” parent-child class, 10:30-11:10 a.m. through Feb. 14 at Si View Community Center, 400 S.E. Orchard Drive, North Bend. Children ages 2-5 can learn the basics of making music. $25. Siblings 2 and older must be registered.
- CPR and AED class, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Feb. 25, Si View Community Center. $62, includes two-year American Red Cross certification.
- “Hands-On Fun With Art,” 10 a.m. Saturdays through Feb. 11, at the old Snoqualmie Library, 38580 S.E. River Street. Fee: $70.
- S.A.I.L. (Stay Active and Independent for Life) exercise class meets Monday, Wednesday and Friday at the Mount Si Senior Center, 411 Main Ave. S., North Bend. Call 888-3434.
- Martial arts classes for 4- and 5-year-olds at Encompass, 9 a.m. to noon Feb. 3, 10, 17, March 2, 9 and 16. $120 per child. Class taught by DMW Martial Arts and Fitness at Encompass Main Campus, 1407 Boalch Ave. N.W., North Bend.
- The Snoqualmie Tribe is seeking volunteers to help plant trees, clear brush and lay down cardboard and mulch at Fall City Community Park, 10 a.m. Jan. 28, Feb. 25 and March 24. Contact Tribe ecologist Neal Jander at email@example.com if interested.
- Encompass is currently seeking volunteers to help with our landscape and maintenance at both the downtown North Bend and Boalch Avenue locations along with office help. This can be a weekly or monthly commitment. Email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 888-2777.
- Snoqualmie Sister Cities Association invites community members to join a newly formed group to support Snoqualmie’s new sister city, Chaclacayo, Peru. The association already has developed a close relationship with sister city Gangjin, South Korea, which more than 30 residents have visited in the past four years. Email email@example.com or call 503-1813.
- The Mount Si Food Bank is looking for volunteers to help unload food at noon Mondays, sort food at 9 a.m. Tuesdays or pass out food on Wednesdays. Call the food bank at 888-0096.
- The Elk Management Group invites the community to participate in elk collaring, telemetry and habitat improvement projects in the Upper Snoqualmie Valley. Project orientation meetings are at 6 p.m. the third Monday of the month at the U.S. Forest Service Conference Room, behind the Forest Service office, 130 Thrasher Ave. Email firstname.lastname@example.org.
- Snoqualmie Valley Hospital is accepting applications for ages 16 or older to volunteer in various departments of the hospital. Email email@example.com to arrange an interview.
- Senior Services Transportation Program needs volunteers to drive seniors around North Bend and Snoqualmie. Car required. Mileage reimbursement and supplemental liability insurance are offered. Call 206-748-7588 or 800-282-5815 toll free, or email firstname.lastname@example.org. Apply online at www.seniorservices.org. Click on “Giving Back” and then on “Volunteer Opportunities.”
Submit an item for the community calendar by emailing email@example.com or go to www.snovalleystar.com.