March 13, 2013

By Staff


  •  North Bend’s Phillip and Diane Garding will give a talk about their trip to provide medical clinics in Kenya, March 18, Sallal Grange, 12912 432nd Ave. S.E., North Bend. Potluck prior to presentation. Call 888-0825.
  • Bubble Man at the YMCA, March 22. Snacks including make your own parfait start at 6:30 p.m., show starts at 7 p.m., Snoqualmie Valley YMCA, 35018 S.E. Ridge St., suggested donation $10.
  • Teen Adventures. Come climb Stone Gardens and have fun with fellow teens, 5-8 p.m. March 22, Snoqualmie Valley YMCA, 35018 S.E. Ridge St. Ages 11-17 welcome. $40/teen, participants must pre-register.

  • Valley Animal Partners’ Bunko Party to benefit pets and their owners, 1-4 p.m. March 23, Si View Community Center, 400 Orchard Drive S.E., tickets are $20. Contact VAP at info@valleyanimalpartners or 466-4621. Tickets are $20. Vendor spots available.
  •  Bake sale fundraiser, for Snoqualmie Valley Relay For Life, 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m., March 23, North Bend Ace Hardware, 330 Main Ave. S. Call Donna Padilla at 922-0685.
  •  Teen Flashlight Easter Egg Hunt, 8:30 p.m. March 29, Centennial Fields, 39903 S.E. Park St., Snoqualmie. Meet at the picnic shelter. Bring your flashlight and go on an Easter egg hunt in the dark. After the hunt there will be food, beverages and a mobile game truck. Ages 12-17. Call 831-5704 or email
  •  Community Easter Egg Hunt, 8 a.m. March 30, Little Si Course at Mount Si Golf Course, 9010 Boalch Ave. S.E., Snoqualmie. Call 888-0951. Breakfast will follow at the Moose Lodge, 108 Sydney Ave., North Bend. Show up early, because eggs go fast.
  • Egg Hunt and visit with the Easter Bunny, 10 a.m. March 30, Centennial Fields, 39903 S.E. Park St., Snoqualmie. Egg hunts for four different age groups. Children 0-12 welcome. After the egg hunt, meet the Easter bunny when he arrives on a fire truck. Call 831-5704 or


  •  Ivan Menchell’s “The Cemetery Club,” performed at Valley Center Stage, is a comedy where three elderly ladies meet at the graves of their husbands to enjoy each other’s company, directed by Jim Snyder. 7:30 p.m. March 14-16 and 21-23 at Valley Center Stage, 119 W. North Bend Way, North Bend, 831-5667. Tickets are $15 for adults and $12.50 for seniors. Check website for upcoming shows,
  •  Josh Carlson, folk rock musician, 8 p.m. March 15; Left Coast Gypsies, folk rock and bluegrass band, 7:30 p.m. March 16; Mike Antone and Camelia Jade, folk band, 8 p.m. March 22, at The Black Dog, 8062 Railroad Ave. S.E., Snoqualmie
  •  Rock Stars Show, perfect for all ages, 7 p.m. March 15; St. Patrick’s Day Party with Celtic music all day, starting at 11 a.m. March 17, Finaghty’s Irish Pub, 7726 Center Blvd. S.E., Suite 110, Snoqualmie. Call 888-8833 or go to
  •  Rich Helzerman, blues and ragtime musician, 7 p.m. March 16; live Celtic music, 5 p.m. March 17; Open Mic Night, 8-10 p.m. March 18 and every Monday, Snoqualmie Brewery, 8032 Falls Ave. S.E., 831-2357
  •  Various jazz artists perform Sunday through Saturday, 7 p.m., Boxley’s, 101 W. North Bend Way, North Bend, 292-9307. Check website for daily performer schedule, St. Patrick’s day special at 6 p.m. March 17 features Cherlyn Johnson & Heartdance.


  •  Zumba classes for people with special needs, 10:15-11 a.m. Saturdays through Apr. 27, $7 drop-in fee or punch-pass fee of $30 for five visits. This class is designed to help people of all ages with mobility, physical endurance and cognitive learning. First parent class is free. Students 8 and younger must participate with a parent or caregiver. Si View Pool, 400 S.E. Orchard Drive, North Bend, 888-1447.


  •  Snoqualmie Valley Rotary Club, 7 a.m. March 21, TPC Snoqualmie Ridge Golf Club Restaurant, 36005 S.E. Ridge St., Snoqualmie; all are welcome;
  •  Snoqualmie Valley Kiwanis Club, 7 a.m. Thursdays at the Mount Si Golf Course restaurant, 9010 Boalch Ave., Snoqualmie,
  •  Mount Si Fish and Game Club, 7:30 p.m. first Thursday of each month, October through May, the Snoqualmie Police Department, 34825 S.E. Douglas St.
  •  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 are at 8200 Railroad Ave. S.E.; 888-1129.
  •  Cancer survivor group, 9 a.m. second Saturday, Sawdust Coffee, North Bend Factory Stores mall, 461 South Fork Ave. S.W., Unit K.
  •  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,
  •  SnoValley Beekeepers, 7 p.m. first Tuesday, Meadowbrook Interpretive Center, Meadowbrook Farm, 1711 Boalch Ave., North Bend,
  • Trellis gardening club, 10 a.m. third Saturday, Valley Christian Assembly, 32725 S.E. 42nd St., Fall City, new and experienced gardeners are welcome
  •  Snoqualmie Valley Chess Club, 7 p.m. Thursdays, North Bend Library, 115 E. Fourth St.

North Bend Library
Unless otherwise noted, all events are at 115 E. Fourth St. North Bend, 888-0554.

  •  Infant and Family Story Time, every Monday at 11 a.m., newborns to age 3 with adult; older siblings welcome. Sing songs, play rhythm instruments and hear short stories for young children.
  • qHome School Gathering, 1 p.m. March 18. Homeschooling families come together for library time.
  •  Talk Time, every Monday 6:30 p.m. Improve your speaking and listening skills while meeting people from around the world.
  •  Toddler Story time, every Tuesday, 10 a.m., ages 2-3 with adult.

Preschool story time, 10:45 a.m. March 19, ages 3-6 with adult.

  •  Tax Prep Assistance, Wednesdays 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. March 20 to April 10. Free tax preparation for all ages and incomes.

One-on-one computer assistance with trained tutor. No appointment necessary, drop in between 1 and 3 p.m.

  • Book Swap! 4-6 p.m. March 20. Bring in up to five used books for trade in. Ages 5-12, limit five trade-ins per child.
  • Family Story Time, 6:30-7:30 p.m. March 20. Wear your pajamas for Pajamarama Story Time.
  •  Study Zone, 3 p.m. March 21, drop in for free homework help in all subjects from volunteer tutors.
  • qSnoqualmie Valley Chess Club, 7 p.m. March 21. Learn to play or start a game of chess. All skill levels welcome.

Snoqualmie Library
Unless otherwise noted, all events are at 7824 Center Blvd. S.E., Snoqualmie, 888-1223.

  •  Preschool story time, 1:30 p.m. March 18 and 10:45 a.m. March 20, ages 3-6 with adult
  • Young Toddler Story Time, every Wednesday at 10 a.m. Ages 6 to 24 months with adult; bouncy rhymes, stories and songs
  •  Study Zone, 3 p.m. March 20, drop in for free homework help in all subjects from volunteer tutors.
  •  Snoqualmie Valley Genealogy Group, 10 a.m. March 15, join us to research your family using library resources.
  •  Aging Well With Consciousness Book Club, 10:15 a.m. March 16, come to discuss “The Art of Growing Old,” by Marie Hennezel. No need to read the book beforehand.
  •  Anime and Manga Club, 3 p.m. March 20, watch Anime movies, eat popcorn and practice your drawing.
  •  Friends of Snoqualmie Library meeting, 6 p.m. March 20. Open meeting to discuss fundraising and other ways to support the library.
  •  Family Story Time, 7 p.m. March 21. Wear your pajamas for Pajamarama Story Time.

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