North King County Community Calendar

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  • Thursday, February 28, 2008 8:46am

Gardening

Lynnwood

Lynndale Garden Club — 2nd Thursdays: Meets at Good Shepherd Baptist Church, 6915 196th St. SW. Info: Mac Wilson, 425-776-5307.

Emery’s Garden classes: 10 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 18, “Favorite Indoor Plants”; noon Sunday, Oct. 19, “Get the Garden Winter-Ready.” Free. At Emery’s Garden, 2829 164th St. SW., Lynnwood. Info: 425-743-4555.

Shoreline

Sky Nursery classes: 11 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 18, “Orchid Basics”; 2 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 18, “Forcing Bulbs.” Free. At Sky Nursery, 18528 Aurora Ave. N., Shoreline. Info: 206-546-4851.

Fanciful Copper Garden Markers — 1:30-3 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 18: Make practical and artistic garden markers to help identify plants, while repelling slugs. Meets at Shoreline Library, 345 NE. 175th St. Cost: $23. Info: Shoreline Parks &Rec, 206-418-3383.

Edmonds

Floretum Garden Club — 11:30 a.m. 3rd Mondays: Meets at Edmonds City Hall, 3rd floor, Brackett Room, 121 5th Ave. N. Lunch at 11:30 a.m., business meeting at noon, horticultural and design presentations at 12:25 p.m. Oct. 20, “Growing hostas and how to increase your plants.” Info: Barbara Chase, 425-697-3552 or Ann Wold, 425-771-6616.

Holiday Markets

Bothell

Monte Villa Farmhouse Fall Gift Show — 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Friday, Oct. 17 &10 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 18: Free event at Monte Villa Farmhouse, 3300 Monte Villa Pkwy., Bothell. Info: Sandy, 425-392-2922.

Lynnwood

Holiday Craft Fair &Bake Sale — 4-8 p.m. Friday, Oct. 17 &9 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 18: Senior artisans and bakers featured at the Lynnwood Senior Center, Scriber Square Shopping Center, 5800 198th St. SW. Info: 425-744-6464.

Holiday Bazaar — noon-7 p.m. Friday, Oct. 24 &10 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 25: Crafts, baked goods, collectibles and cafe at The Crossroad Church, 188th and 60th Ave. W., Lynnwood.

Mountlake Terrace

Reflections of Beauty 18th Craft Boutique — 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Thursday-Saturday, Oct. 23-25, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 26: Craft show featuring 30 Northwest artists, at 5506 215th St. SW., Mountlake Terrace. Info: Sharon Kamphaus, 425-778-0772.

For Seniors

Shoreline

Heart Healthy Dinners for Seniors — 5 p.m. Mondays-Thursdays: Seniors and guests are invited to enjoy nutritionally balanced meals at King County Housing’s Northridge Building #1, 1530 NE 177th, Shoreline. Cost: $3 donation suggested, ages 60-plus; $5.75 under age 60. Info: 206-727-6253.

Shoreline-LFP Senior Center (18560 First Ave. NE. #1, Shoreline; 206-365-1536) offers the following events &activities:

• Thursday Game Play Day — 1 p.m. weekdays: Bridge group meets in Exercise Room for Contract Bridge foursomes (donation: $1); 12:30 p.m. Scrabble Club meets in Craft Room, bring a board (donation: $1); 12:30 p.m., Pinochle in Bridge room (donation: $1).

• Volunteer computer teachers: Lead classes in a variety of topics on Wednesdays, running four-week sessions.

• Computer Learning Center: Intro to Computer &Windows 95/98; Beginning Microsoft Word; Internet and World Wide Web; and Personal Computer Instruction classes all start the first week of the month and meet once weekly for four weeks. Classes last 1.5 to 2 hours. Cost: $34 members, $39 non-members. Contact Bob Lohmeyer at the Senior Center to sign up.

• Meals on Wheels: Volunteers in the Shoreline/Lake Forest Park area deliver frozen meals to homebound seniors on Thursdays.

• Senior Connections: Are you a senior in need of assistance in your home? Could you use help with shopping or other simple chores? Volunteers are available to help. Contact Virginia Sanborn, 206-365-4848.

• Job Connections: If you’re looking for someone to do household repairs/work or maybe you’re looking for a part-time job, volunteer Mike Speyer is available 9 a.m. to noon Fridays to register workers with the program or to provide referrals for those seeking workers. Call 206-365-1536.

• Center Thrift Shop: Open five days a week, 9:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m. New greeting cards at 40 cents and up.

Bothell

Northshore Senior Center (10201 East Riverside Drive, Bothell; 425-487-2441) offers the following events and activities:

• Ballroom dance — 1-3 p.m. Wednesdays: Dancing with live music in the Multipurpose Room. Cost: $3 member/$4 non-member.

For Singles

Lynnwood

Creation Station singles night — 7:30-10:30 p.m. 1st Saturdays: Single adults ages 30 and older meet in a safe and fun environment at Creation Station, 19511 64th Ave. W., Lynnwood. Cost: $16.99 per person, includes light refreshments and activities. Limited to 40. Reservations required: 425-775-7959.

Mukilteo Singles — 10 a.m. Saturdays: Social group for singles age 40 or older meets at Elmer’s Restaurant, 3411 184th SW Lynnwood. Casual dining Tuesdays at various area restaurants, potluck, movies and other events. Info: twinkletooes@hotmail.com or 425-710-9959.

Nonsmoking Single 60s Plus: Meet other singles for social activities, potlucks, games, tours, bridge, bowling, plays, dining out. Info: 425-742-7762.

Singletonians: Potlucks, weekend trips, dine-outs, theater trips, card games and other activities for men and women ages 50 and older. Info: 425-776-8903.

Shoreline

Shoreline Singles — 10 a.m. 2nd Saturdays: Meets for breakfast and socializing at Denny’s, 155th &Aurora; 5 p.m. 4th Sundays, meets for dinner at various local restaurants. Info: Alfredia Kennedy, 206-362-1397 (before 9 p.m. only).

50 Plus Singles — 6:30 p.m. 2nd &4th Wednesdays: Meets for dinner &socializing at Denny’s Restaurant, Aurora Ave. N. &N. 155th St., Shoreline. Group also meets for dances, walks, theater, potlucks and other activities. Info: 425-640-6613, 206-284-7473 or visit www.50plussingles.homestead.com.

Reunions

Edmonds High School

Class of 1963 — Oct. 24: Embassy Suites, Lynnwood. Info: www.reunionswithclass.com.

Edmonds-Woodway

Class of 1993 — Oct. 25: Safeco Field, Diamond Club. Info: www.reunionswithclass.com.

Shoreline High School

Class of 1958 — Nov. 8: Edmonds Yacht Club. Contact Coralee Carter Knudsen, 425-743-4622 or Sheila Olson Greer, 425-774-1582.

Shorewood High School

Class of 1993 — Oct. 17-18: Bada Lounge, Seattle. Info: home.comcast.net/~shorewood93.

Inglemoor High School

Class of 1983 — Oct. 25: Redhook Brewery, Woodinville. Info: www.reunionswithclass.com.

Ballard High School

Class of 1973 — Oct. 18: Shilshole Bay Beach Club, Seattle. Info: www.reunionswithclass.com.

Public Dances

Lynnwood

Square dance lessons — 7:30 p.m. 1st Fridays: Learn to square dance in four weeks at The Hayloft, 15320 35th Ave., off Hwy. 99 at 148th, Lynnwood. Info: 425-743-7793, 425-258-2165.

Whirlybirds Square Dance Club — 7:30 p.m. 3rd Saturdays: Dance lessons at The Hayloft, 15320 35th Ave., Lynnwood. Hearing enhancement available. Info: 425-258-2165.

Dudes &Dolls Square Dance Club — 7:30 p.m. 2nd, 4th, &5th Fridays, through May: Meets for American folk dancing, at Cedar Valley Grange Hall, 20526 52nd Ave. W., Lynnwood. Info: 206-542-1668 or 425-672-7673.

Edmonds

Checkerboard Squares Dance Club — 7:30-11 p.m. 2nd &4th Saturdays: Hosts dances at the Masonic Hall, 515 Dayton St., Edmonds. 6:30-8:30 p.m. Sundays, beginning dance classes. Info: 425-335-4671 or 206-533-6069.

Shoreline

Square dance lessons — 7:30-9:30 p.m. Wednesdays: Freewheelers’ Square Dance Club hosts beginning classes for singles and couples at the Richmond Masonic Hall, N. 185th &Linden Ave. N., Shoreline. No partner needed. Info: Ken, 425-673-0858 or Martin, 206-953-5059.

Bothell

Sno-King Parents Without Partners dance —7-11:30 p.m. 4th Saturdays: Chapter 272 hosts this event at the Northshore Senior Center, 10201 East Riverside Dr., Bothell. Alcohol &smoke free facility. Free parking. Cost: $8 members, $12 guests. Info: 425-776-5811.

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