July 18, 2012
- Day Out With Thomas, starting at 9 a.m., July 20-22, downtown Snoqualmie. Trains depart every 45 minutes. Tickets are $19, available online through www.trainmuseum.org, or in person at the Snoqualmie depot, 38625 S.E. King St.
- Family Fun Night at Snoqualmie Valley YMCA, 7-9 p.m. July 20. Participants must register beforehand. Free to YMCA members, $10 to non-members. 35018 S.E. Ridge St., Snoqualmie
- U-Pick blueberries at Bybee-Nims Blueberry Farm. 9 a.m-8 p.m. July 21-Sept. 16. Call 888-0821 to confirm they are open. Farms are at 42930 S.E. 92nd St. North Bend. Blueberries are $1.95 per pound, cash or check only.
- Warrior Dash, starting at 9 a.m. July 22 at Meadowbrook Farms, 1711 Boalch Ave., North Bend. Learn more at www.warriordash.com.
- Cedar River Watershed Tap Water Tours, 9:45 a.m. July 22, Cedar River Watershed Education Center, 19901 Cedar Falls Road S.E. $10 fee for adults, $5 for youth ages 10 and older and seniors. Call 206-733-9421 to learn more.
- Summer Matinees at the North Bend Theatre, noon, July 24-26. ‘Flipper,’ rated G. Free.
- Little Si Family Hike, 4:30 p.m. July 25. Grab your hiking shoes, water, lunch and first aid kit and meet at the Snoqualmie Valley YMCA.
Registration is required beforehand. Free to community members.
- Rockin’ Swingin’ Singin’ Seniors spaghetti dinner and talent show, 6 p.m. July 28, Mount Si Senior Center, 411 Main Ave. S. Show starts at 7:30. Tickets $15 and $12 for seniors (55 and older)
- Musical Theater camp, starting July 30 through Aug. 2 at Si View Community Center. Children will learn all the fun and camaraderie of being involved in a theater show, from auditions through applause. Go to www.siviewpark.org. Fee is $130.
- Guided hike up Rattlesnake Mountain with barbecue after the hike, Aug. 4. Register at www.mtsgreenway.org. $25 fee includes shuttle and barbecue. Meet at Snoqualmie Point Park, 37580 Winery Road S.E. at 8:30 a.m.
- Reading of “Steve Goodman: Facing the Music,” a biography of singer-songwriter Steve Goodman, author of “City of New Orleans,” 7 p.m. Aug. 5, at Nursery at Mount Si. Seattle-area musicians Tom Colwell, Mark Myers and Bruce Hanson will perform Goodman songs. Biography was written by Valley author Clay Eals.
- Snoqualmie Parks and Recreation will host the Dog Days of Summer event at Snoqualmie’s Three Forks Off-Leash Dog Park, 1-2:30 p.m. Aug. 5. Pets and their owners get to compete in contests, watch demos, have their photos taken, browse booths, and more.
- The Valley Kids Showcase, 1 p.m. Aug. 12, is looking for performers. Acts could include dance, song, music, drama, juggling, standup comedy, martial arts, gymnastics, magic, hula hoop, jumping rope or whatever could be entertaining to a crowd of local fans. Register at www.cityofsnoqualmie.org. Call 831-5784 to learn more.
- Tap Water Tours to the Cedar River Municipal watershed, 9:45 a.m. most Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays until Aug. 26, tour lasts 2.5 hours and it costs $10 for adults, $5 for seniors. Children 10 years old or older accompanied by an adult pay $5 as well. This tour occurs by foot and by bus into the river-fed watershed. See the source of your tap water and hear stories of this unparalleled watershed.
- The Snoqualmie Valley Museum presents: “Beyond Smokey: The USFS In The Snoqualmie Valley,” 1-5 p.m. Saturdays through Tuesdays, 320 Bendigo Blvd. S., North Bend
- North Bend Farmers Market, 4-8 p.m. Thursdays through Sept. 13 at Si View Park, 400 S.E. Orchard Drive
North Bend Library
All these events will take place at 115 E. Fourth St, unless otherwise noted.. Contact 888-0554 for more information.
- Dancing Pajamas Concert, 11 a.m. July 19. Songs about howling coyotes, fuzzy slippers and a monster or two. Children of all ages welcome.
- Snoqualmie Valley Chess Club, 7 p.m. July 19, 26. For all ages and skill levels.
- E-Reader assistance, 6 p.m. July 20, 23. Learn how to download KCLS e-books to your e-readers or computers during this demonstration.
- Merry Monday Story Time, 11 a.m.. July 23, for children ranging from newborn to age 3 with adult. Older children and siblings also welcome. Songs, rhythm instruments, action rhymes and a tiny tale for the very young.
- Toddler Story Time, 9:30 a.m. July 24, 31. Ages 2-3 with adult, younger children and siblings welcome. Stories, songs and surprises.
- Preschool Story Time, 10:30 a.m. July 24, 31. Ages 3-6 with adult, siblings welcome.
- One-on-one Computer Assistance, 1 p.m. July 25. Stop by if you are an adult needing extra help on the computer.
- Pajamarama Story Time, 6:30 p.m. July 25, all children welcome with adult. Wear your p.j.’s if you like.
- Dream Time Music Workshop 2 p.m. July 25. Experience the time of the aborigines of Australia. Learn to play their instruments, the didgeridoo, and do the Dream Time dance of the kangaroo and dingo.
All these events will take place at 7824 Center Blvd., S.E., unless otherwise noted. Contact 888-1223 for more information.
- E-Reader assistance 11 a.m. July 19, 26. Learn how to download e-books to your e-reader or computer during this demonstration.
- Pajama Story Time, 7 p.m. July 19, 26, all children welcome with adult. Wear your p.j.’s if you like. Stories, songs and surprises.
- Aging Well with Consciousness Book Club and Conversation, 10:15 a.m. July 21. Book discussion and conversation about aging. In July, the library will hold a Poetry Out-Loud and Picnic, focusing on the spoken word with selected poems on aging.
- Preschool story time, 1:30 p.m. July 23, 30; 10 a.m. July 25. Share the world of books with your child. Stories songs and surprises.
- Young Toddler Story Time 9:30 a.m. July 25. Ages 6-24 months, with adult. Younger children and siblings are welcome.
- Creatures of the Night Science Workshop, 2 p.m. July 26, ages 4 and older. Learn about the nocturnal creatures that roam local forests and fields. Must register beforehand at www.kcls.org
- The Gustafer Yellow Gold Music Show, 2 p.m. July 31. A multimedia performance of live music and animated illustrations introduces Yellow Gold and his friends as they travel from the stars to earth.
- North Bend Community Church Vacation Bible School, 10-11:30 a.m. July 23-27, for children ages 5-11. 126 E. Third St. Call 888-2711 to register, or come whatever day works. Barbecue, water slides and bouncy castle for July 27.
- School supply drive sign-ups 9:30 a.m.-6:30 p.m. July 25 at the Mount Si Helping Hand Food Bank. Supplies will be distributed in mid-August. Supplies needed include backpacks, crayons, glue sticks, pencils, colored pencils, spiral notebooks, erasers, scissors, three-ring binders, notebook paper, gender-neutral pencil pouches or boxes, rulers and blue or black ballpoint pens.
- Our Lady of Sorrows Catholic Church’s preschool is holding a fundraiser by gathering used ink cartridges. Leave them in the blue-and-yellow containers in the parish hall of the church, 39025 S.E. Alpha St., Snoqualmie.
- The Festival at Mt. Si in North Bend is looking for volunteers to help in all aspects of the festival. Volunteers may work behind the scenes prior to the event or in 3-4 hour shifts during the festival. The festival is held August 10-12. For more information, or for a volunteer application, visit www.thefestivalatmtsi.org or call 425-888-1406.
- 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 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 can be found at www.boeingclassic.com.
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