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Bothell/Kenmore A&E Calendar | July 30

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Kenmore’s Summer Concert Series: 6-8 p.m. Thursdays through Aug. 21. Performers: July 31, Red Stick Ramblers; Aug. 7, Carlos Cascante y Su Tumbao; Aug. 14, Pearl Django; Aug. 21, Big World Breaks. Cost: Free. Saint Edward State Park, 14445 Juanita Drive N.E., Kenmore.

Bothell Music in the Park: 6:30 p.m. Fridays through Aug. 22. Performances are rain or shine. Bring blankets or chairs. Performers: Aug. 1, Nathan Chance; Aug. 8, Timeless Soul; Aug. 15, 3 Generations; Aug. 22, Magic Bus. Cost: Free. Bothell Landing Amphitheater, 9919 N.E. 180th St. 425-486-7430 or

Special Events

Tia!: Noon July 30. Singer-songwriter Tia to perform. Mill Creek Library Park, 15429 Bothell Everett Highway, Mill Creek.

Public Meeting—Relocation of the Kenmore Post Office: 6:30-8 p.m. July 30. City, Post Office and King County Library System 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

“Show Brazil” and Family Night at Northshore YMCA: 6:30-8 p.m. Aug. 8. Features authentic Brazilian music and dance performances, plus family activities, snacks and crafts. Cost: Free. Northshore YMCA, 11811 N.E. 195th St., Bothell. 425-485-9797 or

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

Lake Forest Park Farmers Market: 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Sundays through Oct. 5. Lake Forest Park Town Center, corner of Ballinger Way and Bothell Way, Lake Forest Park.

Pancake breakfast: 8-11 a.m. the fourth Saturday of the month, except August and December. Includes unlimited pancakes, ham, eggs, juice and coffee. Offered by Bothell Odd Fellows and Cloverleaf Rebekah Lodge. Cost: $5 for adults; $1.50 for children. 10116 N.E. 185th St., Bothell.


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

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. or

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

Pack 622 Cub Scouts of Kenmore: Club serving Kenmore, Lockwood and Arrowhead elementary schools is recruiting first-grade boys for Tiger Cubs. Contact Tiger Cub Coach Gretchen Nixon for program schedules and details.

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

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

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.


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.


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

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.

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.

TUBFRIM stamp drive: The Bothell Sons of Norway are collecting canceled stamps for TUBFRIM, an organization that sells the stamps to raise money for disabled children in Norway. Old and new canceled stamps of all kinds are welcome; leave a half-inch margin around stamp when cutting out. To donate, drop stamps off at the lodge, 23905 Bothell-Everett Highway, or send stamps to: Bothell Sons of Norway, PO Box 492, Bothell, WA 98041. 425-741-1650.


Blood drives in Bothell: 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

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

“Connecting Communities through Resources” Speaker Series: 6:30 p.m. Aug. 21. Lisa Yeager, West Coast Regional Director of Autism Speaks, to discuss autism tools available for families and caregivers. Presented by Bothell Pediatric and Hand Therapy. 18504 Bothell Way N.E., Bothell. 425-481-1933, or

Free meditation workshops: 7-8:30 p.m. Thursdays. Join the group in performing deep and relaxing sahaja yoga meditation. Crossroads Bellevue Community Room, 15600 N.E. Eighth St., Bellevue. 425-753-0634.

Relax and Rejuvenate: Your Path to Balance offers sessions to help reduce everyday stress and access inner strength. 206-778-6685 or

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