May 10, 2012
- North Bend Public Health and Safety Committee, 4 p.m. May 8, City Hall, 211 Main Ave. N.
- North Bend Planning Commission, 7 p.m. May 10, City Hall
- North Bend Community and Economic Development Committee, 1:30 p.m. May 15, Community and Economic Development Department, 126 E. Fourth St.
- North Bend Finance and Administration Committee, 4 p.m. May 15, 4 p.m. City Hall
- North Bend City Council, 7 p.m. May 15, Mount Si. Senior Center, 411 Main Ave. S.
- North Bend Transportation and Public Works Committee, 3:45 p.m. May 16, Public Works office, 1155 E. North Bend Way
- North Bend Economic Development Commission, 7:45 a.m. May 17, 126 E. Fourth St.
- Snoqualmie Valley Hospital Board meeting, 6:30 p.m. May 10, Snoqualmie City Hall, 38624 S.E. River St.
- Snoqualmie City Council, 7 p.m. May 14, Snoqualmie City Hall
- Snoqualmie Community and Economic Affairs Committee, 5 p.m. May 15, Snoqualmie City Hall
- Snoqualmie Arts Commission, 6:30 p.m. May 15, Snoqualmie City Hall
- Snoqualmie Economic Development Commission, 8 a.m. May 16, Snoqualmie Valley Hospital District Office, 34929 S.E. Ridge St.
- Benefit for Bead for Life and the Mount Si Helping Hand Food Bank, 4 p.m. May 10, The Black Dog
- Alexey Nikolaev and Chuck Kistler, 7 p.m. May 10, Boxley’s, 101 W. North Bend Way
- Dar Stellabotta will perform at the Black Dog Café in Snoqualmie at 7 p.m. May 10.
- Forrest Roush, 8 p.m. May 11, The Black Dog
- Vintage Jazz Quartet, 7 p.m. May 11, Boxley’s
- Poetry Alive, 6-9 p.m. May 11, The Black Dog
- Leah Stillwell Quartet, 7 p.m. May 12, Boxley’s
- Charlie Loesel, 8 p.m. May 12, The Black Dog
- Left Coast Gypsies, 8 p.m. May 12, Snoqualmie Taproom and Brewery, 8032 Falls Ave. S.E., Snoqualmie
- Jon Hamar Trio, 6 p.m. May 13, Boxley’s
- Carolyn Graye’s Singer Soiree, 7 p.m. May 14, Boxley’s
- Future Jazz Heads, 7 p.m. May 15, Boxley’s
- Bob Hammer, 7 p.m. May 16, Boxley’s
- Chris Clark and Darin Clendenin, 7 p.m. May 17, Boxley’s
- Teen Late Night at the Y includes classic movies, trivia challenges, ping pong, Kinect tournaments and board games, 7-10 p.m. May 11, 35018 S.E. Ridge St. Free to all teens. Participants must register beforehand.
- Adult hike, 9 a.m. May 12, 8-mile roundtrip around the Valley. Meet at the YMCA lobby, 35018 S.E. Ridge St., Snoqualmie. Free to the community.
- Community Barbecue, 11 a.m. May 12, Snoqualmie Community Park, 35016 S.E. Ridge St. Residents of Snoqualmie welcome Waste Management as their new service provider for recycling, garbage and composting.
- Walk to the Big Cedar, 10 a.m. May 12, Meadowbrook Farm, 1711 Boalch Ave. North Bend. Hike to see a 500-year-old 9.5-foot diameter tree.
- Gravity Fest, featuring local teen bands, 7:30 p.m. May 12, Si View Community Center, $6 admission
- Quiet Water: Exploring Wetland Ecology, 9 a.m. May 12, Cedar River Watershed Education Center, 19901 Cedar Falls Road S.E., North Bend. Fee: $15. Call 831-7390.
- All Comers Fun Meets, 2 p.m. May 13 and 20, Mount Si High School. This is a chance for children ages 3-14 to participate in up to five events, including sprints, runs, long jump and javelin. Register online at www.siviewpark.org. Call 831-1900. $5 drop-in fee
- Mother’s Day Tea and Talks, 10 a.m. May 13, Cedar River Watershed Education Center. Free to the public. Watch a slideshow about the watershed, stroll around and learn about Rattlesnake Lake, discover fun tidbits about moms (human and otherwise) in the watershed.
- Reptile Man at Si View, 7 p.m. May 18, arts and crafts show and dinner starts at 6:30 p.m. Scot Petersen helps children get up close and personal with 15 live reptiles from around the world. A donation of $10 per family is suggested.
- Fundraising plant sale and raffle, 9 a.m. May 19, Mount Si Senior Center, 411 Main Ave. S., North Bend. Funds will help Mount Si High School students pursuing careers in botany.
- Art opening for Jennifer Stewart, 7:30 p.m. May 19, The Black Dog
- Print-making, 10 a.m. May 19, Cedar River Watershed Education Center. Fee of $15 for a parent with a child; $7 for each additional child. Participants will gather leaves and use nontoxic inks and a portable press to make prints for notecards or to take home.
- 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.
- 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.
- Carnation Farmers Market, 3-7 p.m., every Tuesday from May to November, fresh food from family farms and small producers, including vendors from the Upper Valley, downtown Carnation
- Watercolor exhibit at Mount Si Senior Center through June 9, artists range from high-schoolers to senior citizens, 411 Main Ave. S., North Bend
North Bend Library
The following events take place at the North Bend Library, 115 E. Fourth St.
- Mount Si Artists Guild exhibit, May 1 to June 15. Themes are “Summer is Coming,” and “Summer in the Valley.” All ages welcome during library hours.
- Snoqualmie Valley Chess Club, 7 p.m. Thursdays. Learn to play chess or get a game going; all ages/skill levels welcome
- One-on-one Computer Assistance, 1 p.m. May 16; for adults
- Study Zone, 4 p.m., May 10, 17; 3 p.m. May 15, 22; 7 p.m. May 16; free tutoring for grades K-12
- Game On! 3 p.m. May 11, 18; play Xbox 306, PlayStation and Nintendo, “Guitar Hero” and “Dance Dance Revolution;” board games and snacks will be available
- English as a second language classes, 6:30 p.m. May 14, 21
- Merry Monday Story Time, 11 a.m. May 14, 21; newborns to age 3 with adult; siblings and other children are welcome
- EReader assistance, 6 p.m. May 14. Learn how to download library eBooks to your eReader or computer.
- Preschool Story Time, 10:30 a.m. May 15, 22; ages 3-6 with adult, siblings welcome
- Toddler Story Time, 9:30 a.m. May 15, 22; ages 2-3 with adult
- Pajamarama Story Time, 6:30 p.m. May 16; all young children welcome with adult.
- Special Needs Story Time, 10 a.m. May 12. Stories, songs and activities designed for children with special needs and their families. Program focuses on developmental ages 3-6, though all ages and abilities are welcome.
- In the Garden – Northwest Perennials, with Master Gardener Pat Roone, 3 p.m. May 12
- SnoValley Writers Work Group, 3 p.m. May 13. Join local writers for writing exercises, critique and lessons on voice, plot and point of view. Adults only. Email firstname.lastname@example.org for assignment prior to coming to class.
- Friends of the North Bend Library meet, 9:30 a.m. May 14
The following events take place at the Snoqualmie Library, 7824 Center Blvd. S.E.
- Pajama Story Times, 7 p.m. May 10, 17. All young children welcome with adult.
- EReader Assistance, 11 a.m. May 10, 17. Learn how to download library eBooks to your eReader or computer.
Submit an item for the community calendar by emailing email@example.com or go to www.snovalleystar.com.