June 20, 2012
- Swimming lessons at Si View Community Center, Tuesdays and Thursdays, $70. More swimming lessons are coming. Learn more at www.si-viewpark.org.
- Baseball clinic with former Atlanta Braves pitcher and scout Steve Goucher, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. July 16-19 at Chief Kanim Middle School or Snoqualmie Middle School fields. Fee is $129.
- Summer dance camps at Si View Community Center, July 23-Aug. 9 for ages 3-12. Camps include musical theater, hip-hop, ballet, etc.; $75 per camp, $130 for musical theater camp, $150 for a full day. Learn more at www.siview-park.org.
- 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 week of the Fourth of July, the food bank will distribute food to clients 9:30 a.m.-6:30 p.m. on Tuesday July 3.
- 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 email@example.com 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 firstname.lastname@example.org or call 503-1813.
- The Elk Management Group invites the community to participate in elk collaring, telemetry and habitat improvement projects in the Upper Snoqualmie Valley.
- 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.senior- services.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; and softball throw from 5:30-7 p.m. daily through July 11 at Mount Si High School. $55 fee. Visit www.siviewpark.org to learn more.
- 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
- 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 Monday 7 p.m. at Snoqualmie Valley YMCA. Third Tuesday, Si View Community Center. Learn more by calling 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
YMCA’s Soccer in the Park, 1 p.m. June 22, at Snoqualmie Valley YMCA, 35018 Ridge St. Snoqualmie. This is a new event focused on soccer. Skill challenges, pickup games, a Tacoma Stars exhibition game and a meet-and-greet with a Seattle Sounders FC player. Register the day of this free event. Parental signature of waiver is required for children to participate.
- Railroad History Treasure Tour. 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. June 23, Cedar River Watershed Education Center, 19901 Cedar Falls Road S.E., North Bend.
- Discover the remaining structures, grades and legacies from the days when railroads were king. $15 for adults. Call 206-733-9421 to learn more.
- Rock The Bulb, the Re-Energize Tour, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. June 23-24, North Bend Ace Hardware store, 330 Main Ave. S.
Customers may exchange up to 15 incandescent light bulbs for the same number of free compact fluorescent light bulbs. Learn more at www.pse.com/reenergize.
- Rattlesnake Ledge Geology hike, 1-4:30 p.m. June 28, Cedar River Watershed Education Center. $5 for adults, children 8 and older, accompanied by adult, free. Explore the ancient volcano, glacial ice, and underground rivers that shaped the land and waterways of the watershed. Four miles round-trip, 1,200-foot elevation gain. No pets.
- Ice cream social, 6 p.m. June 29 at Encompass Family Services, 1407 Boalch Ave. N.W. in North Bend. Meet Encompass staff, other child care co-op families, check out classrooms, ask questions, socialize and eat ice cream. RSVP by calling 888-2777.
- Kids’ Summer Play in the Parks Program for ages 5-10, July 9-Aug. 23 Centennial Fields and Azalea Park in Snoqualmie. Call Snoqualmie Parks and Rec to register at 831-5784.
- The North Bend Theatre will host a March of Dimes fundraiser at 7 p.m. June 21 with a showing of ‘Madagascar 3’ at 125 Bendigo Blvd. N.
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