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Bothell-Kenmore A&E Calendar | July 23

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Special Events

Public Meeting—Relocation of the Kenmore Post Office: 6:30-8 p.m. July 30. City, Post Office and KCLS representatives will answer questions about the proposal to relocate the Kenmore Post Office to make space for a new Kenmore Library. Northshore Utility District, 6830 N.E. 185th St., Kenmore. 425-486-8747.

“Awesome August” Celebration: 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Aug. 2-3. Children’s event features train rides, pony rides, cookie making classes, crafts, snacks, games and more. Country Village, 23732 Bothell-Everett Highway, Bothell. 425-483-2250 or www.countryvillagebothell.com.

Bead Show: 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Aug. 8-9; 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Aug. 10. Features beads and beadwork from around the world. Admission: Free. Country Village Stage Area, 23718 Bothell Everett Highway, Bothell.

Bothell Farmers Market: Noon-6 p.m. Fridays through Sept. 26. Features locally grown fruits and vegetables, cut flowers, nuts, breads, honey and hand-crafted items. Country Village, 23718 Bothell-Everett Highway. 425-483-2250 or www.countryvillagebothell.com.

Classes

Jump Rope Summer Camps: Aug. 4-7 and Aug. 11-14. Camp led by Jesse Bica, a member of the Hot Dog USA world champion jump rope team. Call for details. Westhill Elementary School, 19515 88th Ave. N.E., Bothell. 425-424-8870 or shptalk2@aol.com.

Skiperiors Jump Rope Team summer camp: 9-11:30 a.m. Aug. 4-7. Canyon Park Junior High School, 23723 23rd Ave. S.E., Bothell. www.skiperiors.org or kidsjumprope@gmail.com.

Northshore YMCA Summer Day Camp: 9 a.m.-4 p.m. weekdays through Aug. 25. Camp offerings include field trips, canoeing, archery, climbing, swimming, arts and sports. Cost: $175 per week. Camp location: Cottage Lake. Pick-up/drop-off locations offered in Bothell, Kenmore, Woodinville and Bellevue. Call for details. 425-485-9797 or www.ymcanorthshore.org.

Driftwood Sculpture classes: Classes offered in three venues. Tools provided. Cost: $16 for members; $20 for non-members for four weeks. Call for details and locations. 425-487-2441 or 425-485-1221.

Bothell Parks & Recreation Department classes: Parks & Rec offers a number of classes, from computer skills to healthy cooking to game design and dance. Call for details, registration. 425-486-7430 or www.ci.bothell.wa.us.

Home Depot kids workshops: 8-9 a.m. Saturdays. Open to ages 6-12. Cost: Free. Home Depot, 18333 120th Ave. N.E., Bothell. 425-806-9300.

Northshore Family Center: The center offers various spring classes, including: English classes, citizenship preparation, marriage workshops and after-school children’s programs. Call for details. 18414 103rd Ave. N.E., Bothell. 425-205-2004.

Norwegian Crafts: 4-6 p.m. the third Thursday of the month. Classes offered by Bothell Sons of Norway. 23905 Bothell-Everett Highway, Bothell. 425-778-1665, 425-338-0550 or www.bothellsonsofnorway.org.

Computer Lab: 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Mondays-Thursdays. All computers have Microsoft software and access to the Internet. Northshore Family Center, 18315 Bothell Way N.E. 425-489-6343.

Faith

Cedar Park Church: 9 and 10:45 a.m. July 27. Church will host special speaker Joseph Castleberry. Cedar Park Church, 16300 112th Ave. N.E., Bothell. 425-488-3600, ext. 1161, or www.cedarpark.org.

David Shelton Ministries Drama Camp: July 28-Aug. 1. Camp focuses on Scripture memory performance, mime and scenework. Call for location and details. www.davidshelton.org.

Northshore Healing Rooms Prayer Time: 7-9:30 p.m. Mondays; 1-3 p.m. the first and third Saturdays of the month. The Healing Room provides a place to receive prayer for physical, spiritual and emotional needs. It is affiliated with the International Association of Healing Rooms. No appointments necessary. Rosehill Chiropractic Center, 13021 N.E. 85th St., Kirkland. 206-718-9690.

Fund-raisers

Ransacked Attic Sale: 8 a.m.-6 p.m. Aug. 7; 8 a.m.-8 p.m. Aug. 8; 8 a.m.-noon Aug. 9. Features house wares, toys, books, clothes, shoes, crafts, collectibles and more. Northshore Senior Center, 10201 E. Riverside Drive, Bothell. 425-487-2441.

Backpacks for Kids: Through Aug. 9. Donors can bring new backpacks and school supplies for Northshore-area children in need. Various drop-box locations available, including Bothell Chamber of Commerce office, 10017 N.E. 185th St., Bothell. 425-408-7670 or cshumate@nsd.org.

Tee Off Fore Kids Golf Tournament and Dinner Auction: 10 a.m. Aug. 11. Shotgun start at 11:30 a.m. Cost: $250 for golf and dinner; $75 for dinner only. Bear Creek Country Club, 13737 202nd Ave. N.E., Woodinville. www.friendsofyouth.org.

Pasture Putting and Picnic Fundraiser: 2-6 p.m. Sept. 7. Enjoy 9-hole miniature golf, bocce ball, horseshoes, a putting contest, barbecue, and beer and wine garden. Presented by the Bothell Chamber of Commerce. Cost: $15-$25. Country Village, 23718 Bothell-Everett Highway, Bothell. 425-485-4353.

Health/Fitness

Blood drives in Bothell: 9 a.m.-3 p.m. July 23 at AT&T Building 5, 2020 224th Ave. S.E.; 9 a.m.-3 p.m. July 24 at AT&T Building 2, 3755 Monte Villa Parkway; 8 a.m.-2 p.m. July 31 at SNC Lavalin, 19015 North Creek Parkway S.; 2-4:30 p.m. Aug. 4 at Bothell Pediatric & Hand Therapy, 18120 97th Ave. N.E.; 9:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Aug. 4 at Europe Express, 3303 Monte Villa Parkway; noon-3 p.m. Aug. 5 at Allstate Insurance, 18911 North Creek Parkway, Suite 301. For Puget Sound Blood Center. 800-398-7888 or www.psbc.org.

Life Line Screening: Aug. 12. Life Line will test for stroke, abdominal aortic aneurysm, peripheral arterial disease, osteoporosis, atrial fibrillation, glucose and cholesterol levels. Cost: $35-$45; $139 for four-screening package. Advance registration required. Bethany Bible Church, 6214 N.E. Bothell Way, Kenmore. 800-643-6075.

“Strong Kids Strong Teens” fitness program: 6:30-8 p.m. Mondays and Wednesdays Aug. 18-Dec. 17. Open to ages 8-11. YMCA Kenmore Clubhouse, 15036 70th Ave. N.E. 425-485-9797 or kdickensonboldrey@seattleymca.org.

Libraries/Books

Bothell Regional Library, 18215 98th Ave. N.E., Bothell. 425-486-7811. Library events:

• Game On!: 3:30 p.m. July 24, and Aug. 14 and 28. Teens can play video and board games at the library.

• “Science ALIVE!”: 2 p.m. Mondays through July 28. Open to ages 10-14. Registration required two weeks prior to each session.

• “The Amazing Flea Circus and Magic Show!”: 7 p.m. July 29. Ages 5 and older can enjoy death-defying acts performed by Professor Payne’s Performing Fleas.

• Teen Zone—Draw Manga Faces!: 3 p.m. July 31. Presented by NDP Comics.

• ESL class: 6:30 p.m. Aug. 4 and 6. Assessment and registration required.

• Jazz Jazz Jam Jam: 7 p.m. Aug. 5. All ages welcome to listen to some of the area’s top high school jazz musicians.

• “Meet the Beetles!”: 11 a.m. Aug. 6. Rowbes will tell the story of a group of beetle friends who dream about becoming rock stars.

• Teen Advisory Board: 3:30 p.m. Aug. 7.

• Writing Workshop: 3:30 p.m. Aug. 21. Open to teens.

• Read Three, Get One Free Summer Edition: Through August. Teens can read three books, write three short reviews and earn a free book, plus enter monthly prize drawings and a grand prize drawing.

• “Catch the Reading Bug” 2008 Summer Reading Program: Through Aug. 31. Pick up booklets at library.

• Talk Time: 10 a.m. Mondays. Free conversations in English for new speakers of the language.

• Story times: Various story times offered for toddlers, preschoolers and foreign language speakers. Call for details.

• Read Three, Get One Free: Teens, ages 12 to 18, can read three books, write three short reviews and get a free new paperback book. Pick up an entry form at the library or online at www.kcls.org/read3.

Kenmore Library, 18138 73rd Ave. N.E., Kenmore. 425-486-8747. Library events:

• “Wetland Wildlife”: 4 p.m. July 24. Presented by Nature Vision. Open to ages 4 and older.

• Evening Book Discussion Group: 7 p.m. the last Monday of the month. Topics: July 28 and Aug. 25, “Angry Housewives Eating Bon Bons” by Lorna Landvik.

• “Backyard Wildlife”: 4 p.m. July 31. Presented by Nature Vision. Open to ages 6 and older to make their own bird feeders.

• Daytime Book Discussion Group: 1 p.m. Aug. 4. Topic: “The Glass Castle” by Jeannette Walls.

• “Toadally” Amphibians: 4 p.m. Aug. 7. Presented by Nature Vision. Open to ages 4 and older; ages 8 and younger must be accompanied by an adult.

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