North King County Community Calendar

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Events

Shoreline

African Basket Sale — Noon-4 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 14: Children’s Hospital Thrift Store, 15835 Westminster Way N., will offer this donated collection of over 30 high quality baskets from Botswana, Rwanda, China and the Philippines. Artwork, tribal jewelry also offered. Proceeds support the Hospital’s Uncompensated Care fund. Info: 206-448-1507.

Interurban Trail Bridge Open House — 5:30-7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 17: Shoreline is beginning construction on the first section of the 3.25-mile trail that will cross Aurora between N. 155th and 160th. Find out about the alternatives for alignment and design of the bridge for the Trail. Meets at St. Dunstan’s Church, 722 North 145th St. Info: Kirk McKinley, project manager, 206-546-3901.

Friends of Shoreline Library Fall Book Sale — 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 20 &11 a.m.-1 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 21: Hardcover and paperback books, children’s books and magazines. Sunday, all books $2 per bag. Proceeds support special library purchases and programs. Presale for members of the Friends from 5-7 p.m. Friday, Sept. 19. Memberships available at the door: $10 individuals, $25 families. At the Shoreline Library, 345 NE. 175th St. Info: 206-362-7550.

Gardening

Lynnwood

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

Wight’s Home &Garden classes: 10:30 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 13, “Fall Magic With Proven Winners.” At Wight’s Home &Garden, 50th &196th St. SW, Lynnwood. Info: 425-775-2614.

Emery’s Garden classes: 10 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 13, shade-loving shrubs, vines and perennials. Free. At Emery’s Garden, 2829 164th St. SW, Lynnwood. Info: 425-743-4555.

Shoreline

Sky Nursery classes: 10 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 13, “Bulbs for Spring Beauty.” Free. At Sky Nursery, 18528 Aurora Ave. N., Shoreline. Info: 206-546-4851.

Classes

Edmonds

Europe Through the Back Door classes: 11 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 13, Eastern Europe &Prague. At Rick Steves’ Europe Through the Back Door, 130 4th Ave. N., Edmonds. Cost: Free, but reservations required: 425-771-8303, ext. 298 or www.ricksteves.com/seattle.

Savvy Traveler Seminars: 10 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 13, Hilltowns of Tuscany and Umbria; 1 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 13, Southern Italy and Sicily; 10 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 20, Australia; 1 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 20, Wonders of Thailand. Free. At The Savvy Traveler, Inc., 112 5th Ave. S., Edmonds. Registration required: 425-744-6076.

Fashion Design/Sewing Classes — 7-9:30 p.m. Monday-Friday, 2-4:30 p.m. Saturdays beginning in Sept.: Rosemyrrh Sewing Academy offers hands-on sewing instruction and commercial pattern alteration. Free Consultation. 6 week sessions in downtown Edmonds at 320 Dayton St., Ste. 104. Advance registration necessary. Info: 425-775-2090.

For Seniors

Lynnwood

Lynnwood Senior Center (Scriber Square Shopping Center, 5800 198th St. SW.; 425-744-6464) offers the following events and activities:

• Open House &Classic Car Show — 9:30 a.m.-2 p.m. Friday, Sept. 12: Come see what the senior center has to offer. Light lunch, door prizes, class demonstrations and antique cars on display.

Mountlake Terrace

Mountlake Terrace Senior Group (5605 235th St. SW., Mountlake Terrace; 425-672-2407) offers the following events and activities:

• Senior Saturday Lunch — 1 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 20: Eat at Azteca Restaurant, 22003 66th W.

Mill Creek

Greater Mill Creek seniors (at WSU Cooperative Extension, 600 128th St. SE., McCollum Park, Everett; contact Bill Durham, 425-357-6002) offers the following events and activities:

• Bus riding tips — 10-11 a.m. Tuesday, Sept. 16: Learn how to ride a fixed-route bus system. General orientation with slide show, review of bus related materials and a question and answer session.

Bothell

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

• Pancake Breakfast — 8-11:30 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 20: Ham or sausage, eggs, pancakes and coffee or tea. Proceeds benefit the Health &Wellness Center Equipment Fund. Cost: $3 members &children under 12; $4 nonmember.

In Church

Shoreline

Shoreline Unitarian Church Dedication — 7 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 14: Rev. Peter Raible, principal speaker will help to dedicate the new church at 14724 First Ave. NE, Shoreline. Info: 206-363-7994.

Lynnwood

Divorce and Beyond — 7 p.m. Tuesdays, beginning Sept. 23: An 8-10 week program for divorced and divorcing Christians. Membership in a faith community is not necessary to participate. Meets at St. Thomas More Parish, 6511 176th St. SW., Lynnwood. Cost: $15 for the series. Register: Sonia, 425-743-7897 or Laurene, 425-821-1046.

Reunions

Edmonds High School

Class of 1973 — Sept. 13: Lake Ballinger Golf &Clubhouse, Mountlake Terrace. Contact Jeff Champine, 425-770-5099 or Wendy Sheets Reynolds, 425-971-3983.

Inglemoor High School

Class of 1968 — Sept. 20: Contact Mary Ann Walsh Dickie, 206-365-8342.

Woodway High School

Class of 1973 — Sept. 12-14: Contact Mark Press, 425-672-2408 or markpress@wwdb.org; Kirk Blevins, 425-876-6944 or realestate@kirkblevins.com; or Laurie Westby Cannon, 425-673-1290 or cannon@cmc.net.

Cascade High School

Class of 1973 — Sept. 13: Marine View Banquet Center, Everett. Info: www.reunionswithclass.com.

Ballard High School

Class of 1943 &Class of 1944 — Sept. 18: Lake City Elks Club. Info: Bill Burnett, 206-774-5165.

Public Dances

Lynnwood

Square dance lessons — 7:30-9:30 p.m. Tuesdays, through Sept. 23: Dudes and Dolls Square Dance Club hosts free introductory lessons in American folk dancing, at Cedar Valley Grange Hall, 20526 52nd Ave. W., Lynnwood. Club meets 2nd, 4th, &5th Fridays Sept.-May. Info: 206-542-1668 or 425-672-7673.

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.

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.

Edmonds

Hawaiian Luau dance — 7:30-11 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 13: Checkerboard Squares hosts this theme dance at the Masonic Hall, 515 Dayton St., Edmonds. Pre-rounds, 7:30-8 p.m.; square dancing 8-11 p.m. Finger food potluck and hearing enhancement. Hawaiian dress optional. Regular club dances on 2nd &4th Saturdays. 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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