August 29, 2012
- Open Mic Ukelele Night, 7 p.m. Aug. 30, The Black Dog, 8062 Railroad Ave. S.E., Snoqualmie, 831-3647
- The Mediocres, 6 p.m. Aug. 30, Si View Park, 400 Orchard Drive S.E., North Bend, 831-1900
- Trombonasaurus Wrecks 6+3: BMF Fundraiser and Special Event, 7 p.m. Aug. 30, Boxley’s, 101 W. North Bend Way, 292-9307
- Milo Petersen Trio, 7 p.m. Aug. 31, Boxley’s
- Lindsay Street, 7:30 p.m. Aug. 31, The Black Dog
- Raleigh School, 8 p.m. Sept. 1, Snoqualmie Brewery and Tap Room, 8032 Falls Ave. S.E., Snoqualmie, 831-2337
- Katy Bourne and Randy Halberstadt Quartet, 7 p.m. Sept. 1, Boxley’s
- Velveeta Jones and the Sippers, 8 p.m. Sept. 1, The Black Dog
- Danny Kolke Trio, 6 p.m. Sept. 2 and 9, Boxley’s
- Poetry Open Mic Night, 6 p.m. Sept. 6, The Black Dog
- The Winterings, new folk, 4 p.m. Sept. 6, Si View Park
- Geoff Baker, 8 p.m. Sept. 7, The Black Dog
- Ed Littlefield Trio, 7 p.m. Sept. 7, Boxley’s
- Jude Contreras, 8 p.m. Sept. 8, The Black Dog
- Pearl Django with special guests, 7 p.m. Sept. 12, Boxley’s
- Hamartia, 7 p.m. Sept. 13, The Black Dog
- Valley Center Stage presents “An Evening With Mark Twain,” starring Kurt H. Sutton, 7:30 p.m. Sept. 14, and 2 p.m. Sept. 16, 119 W. North Bend Way, North Bend, second floor. Tickets available at www.valleycenterstage.org, 831-5667
- Roy Reinertsen, 8 p.m. Sept. 14, The Black Dog
- U-Pick blueberries at Bybee-Nims Blueberry Farm. 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. through Sept. 16. Call 888-0821 to confirm the farm is open. Farm is at 42930 S.E. 92nd St., North Bend. Blueberries are $1.95 per pound, cash or check only.
- Evenings Around the Campfire, 7 p.m., Sept. 2 at the Cedar Falls Watershed Education Center 19901 Cedar Falls Road S.E., North Bend. Learn about nature while sharing snacks and activities around a campfire. Evening includes a stroll through the center. $5 per family, ages 4 and older. Call 206-733-9421 or 831-6780 to learn more or email firstname.lastname@example.org
- Hidden Connections: Habitat Restoration in the Upper Watershed, 9 a.m. Sept. 8. Explore differences in wildlife habitat and ecosystems between young and old forests in the Rex River Basin, $15 per person. Call 206-733-9421 or email email@example.com.
- Iron Horse Relay, formerly the Mountains To Sound Relay, 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sept. 9. Race starts at Keechelus Lake, and it offers a 70-plus mile course of water trails and roads, including the Iron Horse Trail, the Three Forks Natural Area, Meadowbrook Farms and an obstacle course at the end. Fees: $400 for tandem paddle teams of up to six racers, $375 for single paddle teams of up to five racers, $200 for pairs, $150 for solos and $30 for children 12 and younger. Event includes an “Iron Pony” division for children within that age bracket. Learn more at www.ironhorserelay.com
- Grandparents’ Grand Excursion, 11 a.m. to 4:45 p.m. Sept. 9, Northwest Railway Museum, 38625 S.E. King St., Snoqualmie. Grandparents ride the train free with a paying grandchild of any age, $10 for children, $12 for seniors, $15 for adults. Call 888-3030, ext. 202, or email firstname.lastname@example.org to learn more.
- Let There Be Light: Historic Cedar Falls. Take a stroll behind the gates to Cedar Falls, birthplace of Seattle City Light. Discover the stories of those who worked, lived and grew up in this unique setting. 2-4 p.m. Sept. 9, Cedar River Watershed Education Center, $10 per person. Call 206-733-9421 to learn more.
- Lunch and Learn, 1 p.m. Sept. 6; topic is “Gluten-Free Diet, Beyond Myth or Fad,” with speaker Nancy Baker, former director of education for the National Foundation for Celiac Awareness. Seminar, which is open to the public, is at Snoqualmie Fire Station, 37600 S.E. Snoqualmie Parkway, Snoqualmie. Register online at www.snoqualmiehospital.org
- 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, Si View Park, 400 S.E. Orchard Drive
North Bend Library
All events, unless otherwise noted, take place at 115 E. Fourth St., North Bend. The library will be closed Sept. 3 for Labor Day.
- Toddler Story Time, 9:30 a.m. Sept. 4, ages 2-3 with adult. Share the world of books with your child and come for songs, stories and surprises.
- Preschool Story Time, 10:30 a.m. Sept. 4, ages 3-6 with adult, siblings welcome
- First Tuesday Book Club, 7 p.m. Sept. 4, discussion of the book “In The Garden of Beasts,” by Erik Larson. Adults only.
- One-on-one computer assistance, 1 p.m. Sept. 5. Get extra help on special projects or getting an email account. Adults only. No appointment necessary.
- Pajamarama Story Time, 6:30 p.m. Sept. 5. All young children welcome with adults. Wear your pajamas if you like.
- Book Cover Walking Tour, 1 p.m. Sept. 8. The Take Time To Read campaign has placed 15 posters of book covers on display across North Bend. Have you seen them all? This tour will let you do just that, as we talk about books. Refreshments along the way. Open to everybody. Register by calling 888-0554.
- “In The Garden,” 3 p.m. Sept. 8; Master Gardener John Helbacka will talk about bulbs to plant now for summer and fall bloomers, like lilies, iris, allium, autumn crocus and hardy cyclamen. Adults only. Master Gardeners will be available to answer questions from 2-5 p.m.
All events, unless otherwise noted, take place at 7824 Center Blvd. S.E., Snoqualmie. The library will be closed Sept. 3 for Labor Day.
- Meet the Author, 7 p.m. Sept. 5. Meet Sudhir Diddee, author of “Priceless Computer Tips at Your Fingertips,” a book that helps computer users of all skill levels become more productive when using programs like “Windows 7” and “Microsoft Office 2010.”
- EReader assistance, 11 a.m. Sept. 6. Learn how to download eBooks to your eReader or computer during this demonstration. Look at popular eReaders and software. Adults only, registration not required.
- Purl One, Listen Too, 1 p.m. Sept. 6. Learn new stitches, meet new friends, listen to new books and talk about knitting.
- Spanish-English Story Time, 10:30 a.m. Sept. 8. All ages welcome with adult. Enjoy stories, songs and fun activities in both languages.
- Preschool Story Time, 1:30 p.m. Sept. 10, ages 3-6 with adult
Our Lady of Sorrows Catholic Church will meet at 9:30 a.m. Sept. 15 to discuss “Cry The Beloved Country,” by Alan Paton. Call 773-551-5492 to learn more.
- Snoqualmie Valley Rotary Club, 7 a.m. Thursdays, TPC Snoqualmie Ridge Golf Club Restaurant, 36005 S.E. Ridge St. Snoqualmie; 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, 9010 Boalch Ave., Snoqualmie, email@example.com
- SnoValley Beekeepers, 7 p.m. first Tuesday, Meadowbrook Interpretive Center, Meadowbrook Farm, 1711 Boalch Ave., North Bend, www.snoqualmievalleybeekeepers.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