March 21, 2012
- North Bend Planning Commission, 7 p.m. March 22, City Hall, 211 Main Ave. N.
- North Bend City Council Work Study, 7 p.m. March 27, City Hall
- North Bend Parks Commission, 6 p.m. March 28, Community and Economic Development Office
- North Bend Finance and Administration Committee, 4 p.m. April 3, City Hall.
- North Bend City Council, 7 p.m. April 3, Mount Si Senior Center, 411 Main Ave. S.
- Snoqualmie City Council, 7 p.m. March 26, City Hall, 38624 S.E. River St.
- Snoqualmie Community and Economic Affairs Committee, 5 p.m. March 27, City Hall
- Snoqualmie Shoreline Hearings Board, 5 p.m. March 28, City Hall
- Snoqualmie Public Safety Committee, 5 p.m. March 29, Snoqualmie Fire Station, 37600 S.E. Snoqualmie Parkway
- Kelley Johnson and John Hansen 7 p.m., March 22, Boxley’s, 101 W. North Bend Way, 292-9307
- Chris Clark Trio, 7 p.m. March 23, Boxley’s
- Theatre Black Dog presents “A Man for All Seasons,” 7:30 p.m. March 23 and 24, 8062 Railroad Ave. S.E., Snoqualmie, 831-DOGS (3647)
- Valley Center Stage presents “Murder Medium Rare,” interactive murder mystery theater, 6:30 p.m. March 24, Boxley’s, $65 per person until March 17, $75 after. Call Boxley’s for tickets
- Jason Hill (Extra Sauce), 8 p.m. March 24, Snoqualmie Brewery and Taproom, 8032 Falls Ave. S.E., Snoqualmie
- Danny Kolke Trio, 6 p.m. March 25, Boxley’s
- Carolyn Graye Vocal Soiree, 7 p.m. March 26, Boxley’s
- John Hansen, 7 p.m. March 28, Boxley’s
- Gigs for Guatemala fundraiser, dinner, open mic and silent auction, 6-9 p.m. March 29, The Black Dog
- Katy Bourne Duo, 7 p.m. March 29, Boxley’s
- Tim Hickey and Jazz Strings, 7:30 p.m. March 30, The Black Dog
- Frank Kohl Trio, 7 p.m. March 30, Boxley’s
- The Left Coast Gypsies, CD release party, 8 p.m. March 31, The Black Dog
- Mike Antone, 8 p.m. March 31, The Black Dog.
- Ravinwolf, 8 p.m. March 31, Snoqualmie Brewery and Taproom
- Valley Center Stage presents “Leisure Time Presents The Billy Dupree Show,” 7:30 p.m. March 30-31, Valley Center Stage. The show is a spoof of the old-time radio shows. Tickets are $10 to $12.50.
- The International Fly Fishing Film Festival will come to North Bend at 7 p.m. March 30. Thirteen films of up to 30 minutes in length will show on the theater’s big screen. Tickets are $15 at the door and $10 in advance. Learn more at www.flyfilmfest.com.
- Collages by North Bend artists Susan Olds and Audrey Zeder will be on display at the Mount Si Senior Center, 411 Main Ave. S., North Bend, Monday through Friday through March 31, free, 888-3434
- 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. A donation of $1 per child per visit is appreciated.
- “Itsy Bitsy Yoga for Tots,” 9:30-10:30 a.m. daily through March 29 at TPC Snoqualmie Ridge, membership not required. Email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 443-6228 for more information.
- “Itsy Bitsy Yoga for Tykes,” 10:45-11:30 a.m. daily through March 29 at TPC Snoqualmie Ridge
- Mount Si High School Key Club bake sale for Relay For Life, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. March 24 at Snoqualmie Ridge IGA supermarket, 7730 Center Blvd. S.E.
- Mount Si High School Cabin Fever Associated Student Body Auction, 5:15 p.m. March 24, Si View Community Center. General admission: $25, includes dinner. Wildcat Club members $75, includes dinner, early admission, two drink tickets, reserved parking and early bidding.
- Tree planting at Three Forks Natural Area, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., March 24 and 31, 39912 S.E. Park St., Snoqualmie
- Empty Bowls fundraiser, 4 p.m. March 25, Si View Community Center 400 S.E. Orchard Drive, North Bend. Go to www.mtsifoodbank.org for more information.
- Tween Scene, after-school activities, at Snoqualmie Valley YMCA. Fifth-graders engage in fun and unique activities while remaining physically active, getting homework help and learning leadership skills. Call 256-3115 for more information.
- Kids U Session 3B, after-school activities at the Snoqualmie Valley YMCA focusing on science, arts, reading and sports, challenging children and stretching their imaginations. Call 256-3115 for a list of classes and more information.
- Sallal Grange Community Games Night, 7 p.m. last Wednesday of each month. Please consider bringing a small monetary donation to help the Grange keep organizing events like this, www.sallalgrange.org.
- SnoValley Idol Junior Finals, 6 p.m. March 30, Mount Si High School Auditorium, 8651 Meadowbrook Way S.E., Snoqualmie
- International Fly Fishing Film Festival, 7 p.m. March 30, North Bend Theatre, 125 Bendigo Blvd., North Bend. Tickets $10 in advance, $15 at door. Go to www.flyfilmfest.com to purchase.
- Sallal Grange swap meet, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. March 31, 12912 432nd Ave. S.E. North Bend. Contact email@example.com to reserve a table or to learn more. Tables are $20 each.
- Fashion show, 2-5 p.m. April 1, Snoqualmie Ridge TPC, tickets $20 per person, $160 for a full table. All proceeds to benefit the Mount Si Senior Center. For tickets, call 888-3434.
North Bend Library
The following events take place at the North Bend Library, 115 E. Fourth St.
- Snoqualmie Valley Chess Club, 7 p.m. Thursdays. Learn to play chess or get a game going; all ages/skill levels welcome.
- Tax preparation assistance, 10 a.m. Wednesdays through April 11. Everyone welcome regardless of income and age.
- Study Zone, 4 p.m. March, 22, 29; 3 p.m. March 26, 27; 7 p.m. March 28, free tutoring for grades K-12.
- Game On! 3 p.m. March 23, 30, April 6. Play Xbox 306, PlayStation and Nintendo, “Guitar Hero” and “Dance Dance Revolution.” Board games and snacks available.
- Special Needs Story Time, 10 a.m. March 17. Targeting ages 3 to 6, children of all ages and abilities welcome.
- Merry Monday Story Time, 11 a.m. March 26, April 2. Newborns to age 3 with adult. Siblings and other children welcome.
- Job Club, 2 p.m. March 26. Connect with fellow job seekers for support and networking.
- EReader assistance, 6 p.m. March 26, April 2. Learn how to download library eBooks to your eReader or computer.
- Toddler Story Time, 9:30 a.m. March 27, April 3. Ages 2-3 with adult.
- Preschool Story Time, 10:30 a.m. March 27, April 3. Ages 3-6 with adult, siblings welcome.
- Pajamarama Story Time, 6:30 p.m. March 28, April 4, all young children welcome with adult.
- One-on-one Computer Assistance, 1 p.m. March 28, for adults.
- SnoValley Writers Work Group, 3 p.m. March 25. Join other local writers for writing exercises, critique and lessons on voice, plot and point of view. Adults only.
- Spanish/English Story Time, 11 a.m. March 31. All ages welcome with adult.
- English as a Second Language classes, 6:30 p.m. April 2.
- First Tuesday Book Club, 7 p.m. April 3, discussion of “They Almost Always Come Home,” by Cynthia Ruchti.
The following events take place at the Snoqualmie Library, 7824 Center Blvd. S.E.
- EReader Assistance, 11 a.m. March 22, 29, April 5, 12. Learn how to download library eBooks to your eReader or computer.
- Preschool Story Times, 1:30 p.m. March 26, April 2, 9; 10:30 a.m. March 28, April 11; ages 3-6 with adult
- Study Zone, 3 p.m. March 27, April 10. Free tutoring for grades K-12.
- Young Toddler Story Times, 9:30 a.m. March 28, April 4, 11, ages 6-24 months with adult
- Anime and Manga Club, 3 p.m. March 28, April 4, April 11. Watch anime movies, eat popcorn and practice anime drawing.
Pajama Story Times, 7 p.m. March 29, April 5. All young children welcome with adult.
Purl One, Listen, Too, knitting program, 1 p.m. April 5.
Friends of the Snoqualmie Library, 6 p.m. April 12.
St. Clare’s Episcopal Church is collecting cereal for the Mount Si Helping Hand Food Bank. People wanting to donate money instead may write a check to the food bank, P.O. Box 2464, North Bend, WA 98045.
Our Lady of Sorrows Catholic Church, Faith Formation classes for Pre-kindergarten to fifth grade, 9:30 a.m., March 25 and April 22. 39025 S.E. Alpha St., Snoqualmie
Our Lady of Sorrows Catholic Church Book Group, 9:30 a.m. April 21, “Our Lady of Kebeho,” by Imaculee Ilibagabiza,
Our Lady of Sorrows Catholic Church seeks to collect, tarps, candles, duct tape, flashlights, toilet paper, toiletries, hats, gloves, ropes and scarves for the homeless. Bring donations to the church’s parish hall.
Tween Yoga class at Si View Community Center, 2:30-3:15 p.m. through April 12. No class April 5. $50 fee. Yoga mat, towel and water needed.
Swimming lessons at Si View Community Center, through March 28 Mondays and Wednesdays, $70; through March 29 Tuesdays and Thursdays, $70; through March 31 Saturdays only, $35
Beginning Watercolor at Si View Community Center, 10 a.m. March 24, 31, April 14 and 21; $86; ages 6-10; No class April 7.
Animal Art at Si View Community Center, 11 a.m. March 29, for ages 3-5, $36, 400 S.E. Orchard Drive, North Bend, 831-1900
Learning Cartwheels and Confidence, 9:30-10:15 a.m. Saturdays, March 30-April 28, Si View Community Center. Costs $62.50. Ages 3-6.
Kindergarten Plus at the YMCA, March 5, Snoqualmie Valley YMCA, 35018 S.E. Ridge St. Reinforce your child’s classroom learning with this program based on state and district standards. For members and nonmembers alike. Call 256-3115 for more information.
The Boeing Classic golf tournament seeks volunteers for its 2012 edition. Tournament will occur Aug. 20-26 at TPC Snoqualmie Ridge. Volunteers will receive two golf shirts, a jacket, headwear, admission passes, meal vouchers and more. Further details at www.boeingclassic.com.
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. March 24. Contact Tribe ecologist Neal Jander at firstname.lastname@example.org 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 email@example.com 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 firstname.lastname@example.org 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 email@example.com.
Snoqualmie Valley Hospital is accepting applications for ages 16 or older to volunteer in various departments of the hospital. Email firstname.lastname@example.org 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 email@example.com. Apply at www.seniorservices.org.
Mount Si Senior Center needs volunteers for sorting and sales in the thrift store, reception and class instruction. The center is at 411 Main Ave. S., North Bend. Call 888-3434.
Hopelink in Snoqualmie Valley seeks volunteers for a variety of tasks. Volunteers must be at least 16. Go to www.hopelink.org/takeaction/volunteer.com or call 869-6000.
AdoptAPark is a program for Snoqualmie residents to improve public parks and trails. An application and one-year commitment are required. Call 831-5784.
Study Zone tutors are needed for all grade levels to give students the homework help they need. Two-hour weekly commitment or substitutes wanted. Study Zone is a free service of the King County Library System. Call 369-3312.
Survivors of the Snoqualmie Valley School District. Meets once a month, the third Tuesday of the month, except September, at the Si View Community Center. Please contact 292-7191, for a complete list of upcoming meetings.
Mount Si Fish and Game Club, 7:30 p.m. first Thursday (October through May), Snoqualmie Police Department, 34825 S.E. Douglas St.
Snoqualmie Valley Rotary Club, 7 a.m. every Thursday, TPC Snoqualmie Ridge Golf Club Restaurant. All are welcome. Go to www.snoqualmievalleyrotary.org.
American Legion Post 79 and the American Legion Auxiliary, 7 p.m. second Thursday, 38625 S.E. River St., Snoqualmie, 888-1206
Snoqualmie Valley Garden Club, 6:30 p.m. second Thursday, Mount Si Senior Center, North Bend, 888-4646
Snoqualmie Valley Kiwanis Club meets at 7 a.m. every Thursday at the Mount Si Golf Course restaurant in Snoqualmie, firstname.lastname@example.org
Snoqualmie Fraternal Order of Eagles Women’s Auxiliary, first and third Tuesday, 7 p.m. Men’s Aerie, first and third Wednesday, 7 p.m., both at 108 Railroad Ave., 888-1129
Cancer survivor group, 9 a.m. second Saturday, Sawdust Coffee, North Bend Factory Stores mall, email@example.com
Snoqualmie Valley Youth Hub — cultural, athletic, recreational and educational opportunities for young people — 831-1900
Loyal Order of Moose, 108 Sydney Ave., North Bend. Men — 6 p.m. first and third Monday; Women — 7 p.m. third and fourth Tuesday, 888-0951
Washington Freemasons, 7:30 p.m. first Wednesday, Unity Lodge No. 198, North Bend, 888-5779
Mental illness support group, 7-8:30 p.m. Fridays, Snoqualmie Fire Station, 37600 S.E. Snoqualmie Parkway, free for anyone with a mental illness or who has a family member with a mental illness, 829-2417
Mount Si Artist Guild meeting, 9:15-11 a.m. third Saturday, Mount Si Senior Center, 411 Main Ave. S., North Bend, www.mtsiartistguild.org.
SnoValley Beekeepers, second Tuesday, 7 p.m., Meadowbrook Interpretive Center, Meadowbrook Farm, 1711 Boalch Ave., North Bend, www.snoqualmievalleybeekeepers.org.
Trellis gardening club, 10 a.m. third Saturday, Valley Christian Assembly, 32725 S.E. 42nd St., Fall City, new and experienced gardeners are welcome.
Moms Club of North Bend, 10 a.m. last Monday of the month, Totz, 249 Main Ave. S., Suite E, North Bend, children welcome, www.momsclub.org.
Elk Management Group, 6:30 p.m. second Wednesday, U.S. Forest Service conference room, 130 Thrasher Ave., behind the visitors’ center on North Bend Way; interagency committee meetings, 1:30 p.m. first Monday, North Bend City Hall annex, 126 Fourth St.; both meetings open to the public, www.snoqualmievalleyelk.org.