May 30, 2012
North Bend Library
The following events take place at the North Bend Library, 115 E. Fourth St.
- Mount Si Artists Guild exhibit, through June 15. Themes are “Summer is Coming,” and “Summer in the Valley.” All ages are 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.
- Study Zone, 4 p.m., May 31, June 7; 3 p.m. June 5; 7 p.m. June 6; free tutoring for grades K-12
- Game On! 3 p.m. June 1; play Xbox 306, PlayStation and Nintendo, “Guitar Hero” and “Dance Dance Revolution;” board games and snacks available
- eReader assistance, 6 p.m. June 4. Learn how to download books to your eReader or computer. Adults only.
- English as a second language classes, 6:30 p.m. June 4. Learn English grammar, reading, writing and conversational skills.
- First Tuesday Book Club, 7 p.m. June 5. Come discuss “Palace Walk,” by Naguib Mahfouz.
- Preschool Story Time, 10:30 a.m. June 5; ages 3-6 with adult, siblings welcome
- Toddler Story Time, 9:30 a.m. June 5; ages 2-3 with adult
- One-on-one Computer Assistance, 1 p.m. June 6; for adults
- Pajamarama Story Time, 6:30 p.m. June 6; all young children welcome with adult
- Special Needs Story Time, 10 a.m. June 9; stories, activities and songs designed for children with special needs; target ages 3-6 years old; children of all ages and abilities welcome
- Snoqualmie Valley Writers Work Group, 3 p.m. June 10. Email email@example.com for assignment before class. Adults only.
The following events take place at the Snoqualmie Library, 7824 Center Blvd. S.E.
- Pajama Story Times, 7 p.m. May 31. All young children welcome with adult. Wear your PJs if you like.
- EReader Assistance, 11 a.m. May 31, June 7, 14. Learn how to download library eBooks to your eReader or computer.
- Study Zone, 3 p.m. June 5, 12; free tutoring for grades K-12
- Preschool Story Times, 10:30 a.m. June 6, ages 3-6 with adult
- Young Toddler Story Times, 9:30 a.m. June 6; ages 6-24 months with adult
- “Purl One, Listen Too,” 1 p.m. June 7. Learn new stitches, listen to new books, talk about knitting and meet new friends. For adults.
- Spanish/English Story Time, 10:30 a.m. June 9; all are welcome to enjoy stories songs and fun activities in both languages
- River Outreach seeks donation of coats, pants, sweatshirts, long underwear, hats, gloves, socks and anything that may help homeless people stay warm. Call 830-1654 or 681-7380.
- St. Clare 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 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, 39025 S.E. Alpha St., Snoqualmie.
- 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. Find further details are at www.boeingclassic.com.
- Encompass is seeking volunteers to help with landscape and maintenance at 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.
- The Snoqualmie Sister Cities Association invites community members to join a newly formed group to support Snoqualmie’s new sister city, Chaclacayo, Peru. The association 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 Helping Hand 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 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.
- The 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 at www.seniorservices.org.
- The 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.
- Butterfly Magic ballet lessons at Si View Community Center, 400 S.E. Orchard Drive, North Bend, 10:45-11:45 a.m. Wednesdays, through June 6, $42, for ages 3-6
- “Tween Yoga” at Si View Community Center, 4:30 p.m. Thursdays through June 7, $50 fee, ages 9-13
- Swimming lessons at Si View Community Center, Tuesdays and Thursdays, $70. More swimming lessons are coming. Learn more at www.siviewpark.org.
- “Nutrition Made Easy,” 7 p.m. Wednesdays through June 20 at Si View Community Center. This workshop is meant to inspire people to eat real whole foods. Supply fee of $5 is payable to the instructor. Registration fee $60. Adults only. Call 831-1900.
- River Awareness and Safety, 2-5 p.m. June 1, Tanner Landing Park, corner of 433rd Avenue Southeast and Southeast Mount Si Road, for children 10 and older. Ages 10-14 must be accompanied by an adult. Fee $30.
- 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 at 6 p.m. first and third Monday; women at 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, 7 p.m. second Tuesday, Meadowbrook Interpretive Center, Meadowbrook Farm, 1711 Boalch Ave., North Bend, www.snoqualmievalleybee- keepers.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, Totz, 249 Main Ave. S., Suite E, North Bend, children welcome, www.momsclub.org
- Survivors of the Snoqualmie Valley School District, third Tuesday, Si View Community Center, 292-7191
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