June 7, 2012
The following events take place at the Snoqualmie Library, 7824 Center Blvd. S.E.
- EReader Assistance, 11 a.m. June 7, 14. Learn how to download library eBooks to your eReader or computer.
- Study Zone, 3 p.m. June 12; free tutoring for grades K-12
- Spanish/English Story Time, 10:30 a.m. June 9; all are welcome to enjoy stories, songs and fun activities in both languages
- Natural Lawn Care, 3 p.m. June 9, with Master Gardener Ladd Smith.
- Aging Well with Consciousness Book Club and Conversation, 10:15 a.m. June 16. Come for a conversation about aging and a book discussion.
- 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.
- Tanner Jeans Memorial Bike Safety Rodeo, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. June 9, Snoqualmie Community Park and Cascade View Elementary School, 35016 S.E. Ridge St., Snoqualmie. Bike safety instruction by the Snoqualmie Police Department, age-appropriate obstacle courses, helmet inspection, bike inspection and many other events including an antique car display, free snacks and face painting. Event is free, though donations are welcome.
- Emotion Coaching, 6-8 p.m. June 11 at the YMCA, 35018 S.E. Ridge St., Snoqualmie. Register online at www.encompassnw.org. Workshop designed for parents of pre-schoolers and grade-schoolers, who want to become their children’s emotion coach. Free. Call 888-2777.
- Biogas: Renewable Energy from Food Waste, a speech by Rolfe Philip, co-founder of Yield Energy Inc., a biogas lant developer and advisory group with offices in North Bend and Toronto, 5:30 p.m. June 12 at Boxley’s, 101 W. North Bend Way
- Baseball clinic with former Atlanta Braves pitcher and scout Steve Goucher, 10 a.m.-1 p.m. June 18-21 and July 16-19 at Chief Kanim Middle School or Snoqualmie Middle School fields. Fee $129
- “Nutrition Made Easy,” 7 p.m. Wednesdays through June 20, Si View Community Center, 400 S.E. Orchard Drive. This workshop is meant to inspire people to eat real whole foods. Supply fee of $5 is payable to the instructor. Call 831-1900 for information. Registration fee $60. Adults only.
- 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 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.
- Track Club for athletes ages 5-14. Children participate in 25-, 50-, 100-, and 200-meter dashes, 400- and 800-meter runs, long jump, turbo javelin, softball throw, 5:30-7 p.m. June 5-July 11 at Mount Si High School. $55 fee. Learn more at www.siviewpark.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 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
- 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.snoqualmie- valleyelk.org
- Survivors of the Snoqualmie Valley School District, third Tuesday, Si View Community Center, 292-7191
- Snoqualmie Valley Rotary Club, 7 a.m. Thursdays, TPC Snoqualmie Ridge Golf Club Restaurant; all are welcome; 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, 7 a.m. Thursdays at the Mount Si Golf Course restaurant in Snoqualmie, firstname.lastname@example.org