Arts and Entertainment


Chess Tournaments: 7 p.m. Fridays at 10116 N.E. 185th St., Bothell. K-12, $10 entry fee.

King County Master Gardeners: Free tips Fridays 10 2 p.m. and Saturdays 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. (through May-July) at the Bothell Home Depot, 18333 120th Ave. N.E.  Look for their table in the garden sections and bring in your questions and/or samples of problem plants.

Senior Center Going Green Seminar: 5:30-6:30 p.m. May 27, free. Northshore Senior Center Dining Room, 10201 E. Riverside Drive, Bothell. Global Warming and Reducing your Carbon Footprint.

A Knight of Chess and Wine: 4-6 p.m. May 27 at Wine Styes, 22833 Bothell-Everett Highway, #104. All levels of play. Lessons will be provided. Contact Carl Michael Brecht at

“Pillow Talk”: Inglemoor High students will be presenting the 1960s romantic comedy May 28, 29 and 30 in Inglemoor’s Little Theatre. Evening performances start at 7 p.m. with a Saturday matinee at 3 p.m. Ticket prices are $10 for adults, $8 for students and $6 for children 12 and under. All tickets are sold at the door.

“The Senior Showcase”: Bothell High School seniors will present this annual event at 7:30 p.m. May 29-30 in the Black Box Theatre at Bothell High. The show will include a wide range of Broadway-musical hit selections with solos, group numbers, monologues and scenes. Admissions are at the door and donations are encouraged with all proceeds going to the BHS Theatre Arts Department for next year’s program.

Bothell Farmers Market: Country Village. Musicians will play for two hours, generally some time between 4-6 p.m. The schedule is as follows:

June 5, Charlie Spring (acoustic guitar)

June 12, Charlie Spring

June 19, Diego Coy (Andean/South American)

June 19, Ian Cooper (noon to 2 p.m. acoustic/folk/indie)

June 26, Kris Orlowski (rock/pop/Flamenco)

July 3, Diego Coy

July 10 TBD

July 17 TBD

July 24, Beth Whitney (acoustic/folk /indie)

July 31, Beth Whitney

Aug. 7, Diego Coy

Aug. 14, Charlie Spring

Aug. 21, Charlie Spring

Aug. 28, Kris Orlowski

Sept. 4, Diego Coy

Sept. 11, Eric Miller (acoustic/folk rock/indie)

Sept. 18, Charlie Spring

Sept. 25, Eric Miller

For more information about the Bothell Farmers Market, visit or call 425-483-2250.

Country Village events:

• Bothell’s Farmers Market from noon to 6 p.m. every Friday June 5-Sept. 25.

• Father’s Day Car Show from noon to 3 p.m. June 21. Call 425-483-2250 for more information or to have an entry form sent to you. Entry forms can also be downloaded from the Country Village Web site at

• Barbecue Cook-Off from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. June 27.

Country Village is located just two miles north of Bothell or one mile south of Canyon Park on the Bothell-Everett Highway, or take exit 26 off I-405 and head south one mile.

Baccalaureate celebration: This event for all 2009 graduates of Northshore high schools will be held at 3 p.m. June 7 at the Northshore Baptist Church, 10301 N.E. 145th St., Bothell. The service will include music and speaking by students and staff from Bothell, Inglemoor and Woodinville high schools and a message from Pastor Rory Eldridge of Overlake Christian Church.Refreshments will be served following the one-hour event.

3rd Annual Norma Plumb Spring Brunch: Sponsored by the First District Democrats, this event takes place from 10:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. June 7 at the Lytle House at Bothell Landing, 9929 N.E. 180th St. Tickets are $12 presale by June 4 and $15 at the door. RSVP: Information:

Sixth annual Eagles Golf Classic: A Cedar Park Christian event starting at 8 a.m. June 13 at The Golf Club at Echo Falls. Scramble format. $125 per golfer. Register online at Registration includes a donation to Cedar Park Christian Schools (to benefit the Athletic Ministry for grades K-12), plus greens fee, golf cart, valet bag drop, warm up at the practice facility, professional scoring and more.

LiveArts Bothell: 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. June 27-28 at the Park at Bothell Landing. Juried show. Information:

Music/performance schedule:

Saturday —

10 a.m. Evergreen Karate

11 a.m. Tim Hart Magic Show

Noon Ceda Steel Drum Band

2 p.m. Canyon Park Marimba Band

4 p.m. Not Easily Broken Bluegrass

6 p.m. Joe Daddy O Swing Band

Sunday —

10 a.m. Havens standards and pop tunes

Noon Hot Dish

2 p.m. Panda Conspiracy

4 p.m. Brass Quintet

Jump Rope Summer Camps: With Jesse Bica, world-champion member of the Hot Dog USA team, at Westhill Elementary in Bothell. Camps run from 9:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Monday-Thursday July 13-16, July 27-30 and Aug. 17-20. Contact Joyce Bica for more details and to register: 425-424-8870 or


Inglemoor High Class of 1989: 20-year reunion June 19 at the Inglewood Golf Club. For information, e-mail

Inglemoor High Class of 1979: 30-year reunion Aug. 15 at the Bothell Country Inn & Suites. For information, contact Dave Allemeier,

Bothell High Class of 1979: 30-year reunion Aug. 29. Contact Teresa at for more information or to provide updated contact information.

Northshore YMCA

All the following events at the Northshore YMCA, 11811 N.E. 195th St., Bothell:

• Spring Soccer League (ages 3-12). Through June 6. Facility members: $45 (age 3-4) $75 (age 5-12). Nonmembers: $55 (age 3-4) $85 (age 5-12). For more information, contact Chris Bellecourt at 425-485-9797 or

• Eight Weeks to Wellness (adults 18+). 6:45-7:45 p.m. Wednesdays, through June 10. Facility members:$25 . Nonmembers:$65. For more information, contact Kaye Dickenson-Boldrey at 425-485-9797 or

Ongoing classes:

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

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.

Spanish class: Last Thursday of the month. Free monthly Spanish Club for anyone interested in learning or practicing Spanish. Beyond Frontiers Spanish Language School, 10116 Main St., Suite 103, Bothell. 206-235-3410 or


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

• ESL classes: 6:30 p.m. Mondays and Wednesdays. Assessment and registration required.

• ESL Talk Time: 10 a.m. Mondays and Saturdays. Conversation group in English for new speakers of the language.

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

• Study Zone: 6 p.m. Tuesdays-Thursdays during school session. Students in grades kindergarten-12th can drop in for free homework help.

• 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

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

• Story times: 10:30 a.m. Wednesdays.

• Read Three, Get One Free: Teens, ages 12-18, can read three books, write three short reviews and get a free new paperback book.

• Ready-Set-Read: Elementary school students can read at least 20 minutes per day for 20 days within a month, and earn a new paperback book from the library. Forms available online or at library.

• Study Zone: 6 p.m. Mondays and Wednesdays during school session. Students in grades kindergarten-12th can drop in for free homework help.


Got’cha Referrals: 7:30-8:45 a.m. Wednesdays. Group’s goal is to create strong relationships between members, other professionals and the community, resulting in high-quality referrals and business growth. Crystal Creek Cafe, 22600 Bothell-Everett Highway, Bothell.


Bothell Sons of Norway: 7:30 p.m. the third Thursday of the month. Canyon Park, 23905 Bothell-Everett Highway, Bothell. 206-633-4113 or

Women networking with other women: 6-8 p.m. Thursdays in Canyon Park. For information, visit or call (425) 984-4120.

Toastmasters’ Northshore Chamber Connections: 11:45 a.m.-1 p.m. Tuesdays. All are welcome. Seattle Times building, 19200 120th Ave. N.E., Bothell.

Busy Bee Quilters: 12:30-3 p.m. and 7 p.m. the third Thursday of the month. The Bridge 2 Life Church, 2500 Lake Ave., Snohomish. 425-446-9280 or

Chapter HC P.E.O.: 7:30 p.m. the second and fourth Wednesdays of the month. Meets at members’ homes; call for location, details. 425-486-3810, 425-481-5611 or

Diamonds in the Rough Toastmasters Club: 7-8:30 p.m. Thursdays. Chartered member of Toastmasters International. Seattle Times building, 19200 120th Ave. N.E., Bothell. 425-398-8583 or 425-806-8774.

Eastside Genealogical Society: 7 p.m. the second Thursday of the month. All are welcome to attend and learn how to search for family. Also: 7-9 p.m. Tuesdays and 1-3 p.m. Wednesdays, genealogy help offered. Bellevue Regional Library, 1111 110th Ave. N.E., Bellevue. 425-747-6926 or

Jobs Daughters International Bethel No. 77 of Bothell: 7 p.m. the second Saturday and fourth Tuesday of the month. 425-743-3264.

LeTip Business Connections: 7-9 a.m. Wednesdays. Bear Creek Country Club, 13737 202nd Ave. N.E., Woodinville. 425-681-8630 or raydove@remax.met.

LFP Garden Club: 9:15 a.m.-noon the second Tuesday of the month. Friends of Third Place Commons, 17171 Bothell Way N.E., Lake Forest Park. 206-366-3302.

LFP For Peace: 10-11 a.m. Saturdays. Open for all for a better world. Friends Meeting Room at Third Place Commons, 17171 Bothell Way N.E., Lake Forest Park. 206-366-3302.

French Conversation: 5:30-7 p.m. Tuesdays. All fluency levels welcome to join native speaker, Madame Genevieve Bodner. Also 5:30 p.m. Thursdays, Spanish conversation. Friends Meeting Room at Third Place Commons, 17171 Bothell Way N.E., Bothell. 206-366-3302.

Kenmore Community Club: 6:30 p.m. the second Wednesday of the month, potluck social and business meeting; 5:30 p.m. the fourth Wednesday of the month, executive board meeting. Call for appointments with the board. 7304 N.E. 175th St., Kenmore. 425-486-1555.

Kiwanis Club of Northshore: 7 a.m. Wednesdays. Alexa’s Cafe, 10115 Main St., Bothell. 425-488-2818.

Newcomers and New Friends of Greater Seattle: The second Wednesday of the month. Lunch meetings held at various locations throughout the Puget Sound. Call for details. 425-778-8608 or

Northshore Rotary Club: Noon Thursdays. Inglewood Golf Club, 6505 Inglewood Road N.E., Kenmore. 425-939-8124 or

Northshore Theatre Guild: 11:30 a.m. the first Wednesday of the month. Mills Music Rehearsal Room, 10120 Main St., Bothell. 425-486-1320.

Ottoman Ladies Auxiliary: Meets the second Monday of the month. Group is a social, networking, and charitable organization for women who enjoy the dance, art and culture of the countries where belly dance originated. Open to women 16 and older. Ottoman Trading Company, 23634 Bothell-Everett Highway, Bothell. 425-368-0369 or

Teaching Parents Association: 7-9 p.m. the first Tuesday of the month. Cost: Free. Homeschool support group provides resources and networking opportunities for parents. Evergreen Room at Woodinville Community Center, 17401 133rd Ave. N.E., Woodinville. 206-654-5658, or

Third Place Gamers: 1-4 p.m. the first, second and fourth Sundays of the month. Group plays a variety of board, card and party games. The Commons, 17171 Bothell Way N.E., Lake Forest Park.

White Dove Women’s Networking Group: The second Thursday of each month in Bothell. Call for details, location. 425-481-1430 or

Boy Scouts Troop 535: 7 p.m. Tuesdays. Open to boys 11 or older. The last Tuesday of the month is the leader council planning night. Sons of Norway Lodge, 23905 Bothell-Everett Highway, Bothell.

Seattle Pen Club: 11 a.m. the third Saturday of the month. Lake Forest Park Towne Center, 17171 Bothell Way N.E., Lake Forest Park.


Kenmore Senior Center, 6910 N.E. 170th St., Kenmore. 425-489-0707. Senior activities include:

• Aging Well Support Group: 10:30 a.m.-noon the first, second and third Wednesdays of the month. Details: 425-286-1045.

• Caregivers’ Support Group: 10:30 a.m.-noon the fourth Friday of the month. Details: 425-286-1045.

Northshore Senior Center, 10201 E. Riverside Drive, Bothell. 425-487-2441 or Senior activities include:

• Drawing and colored pencil classes: 11 a.m.-2:30 p.m. Thursdays. Cost: $5 per class for members; $10 for non-members.

• Wii Fitness: Seniors can work on fitness and falls prevention with center’s Nintendo Wii.

• Meals on Wheels: Senior Services’ Meals on Wheels program offers home-delivered meals to homebound seniors. Call for details: 425-486-4564.


Alzheimer’s Association: 10-11:30 a.m. the second and fourth Mondays of the month. Free information and support group for caregivers, friends and family members of individuals with dementia. Northshore Senior Center, 10201 E. Riverside Drive, Suite 203, Bothell. 425-486-4564 or

Breast cancer patient support: Trained survivors offer free emotional support to the newly-diagnosed, enhancing emotional recovery while going through treatments. Will attend consultations, chemotherapy and radiation appointments and have volunteers in your community. 206-417-3484, or

Clothing Exchange: 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Mondays-Thursdays. Exchange children’s clothes with other parents and caregivers. All are welcome. Also open during scheduled evening activities. Northshore Family Center, 18315 Bothell Way N.E., Bothell. 425-489-6343.

Debtors Anonymous: Noon-1 p.m. Wednesdays. St. Francis Episcopal Church, 13716 Bothell-Everett Highway, Mill Creek. 206-852-6792.

Eastside Compassionate Friends: 7:30 p.m. the second Thursday of each month. Group welcomes families who have experienced the death of a child of any age. Group has no religious affiliation. Holy Spirit Lutheran Church, 10021 N.E. 124th St., Kirkland. 425-325-0357.

Eastside PFLAG: 7 p.m. the third Thursday of the month. Parents, Family and Friends of Lesbians and Gays meetings are confidential. Group is not associated with any religious organizations. First United Methodist Church, 1934 108th Ave. N.E., Bellevue. 206-325-7724 or

Emergency Feeding Program of Seattle and King County: The program offers 14 varieties of healthy, nutritionally balanced food packs to families and individuals with an immediate need for food. For locations of a distribution centers or to find out how to help, call 206-329-0300 or visit

Gamblers Anonymous Meetings: 7:30 p.m. Thursdays. Bethany Bible Church, 6214 N.E. Bothell Way, Bothell. 206-361-8413.

Grief Recovery Groups: 1:30-3:30 p.m. Mondays; 7-9 p.m. Tuesdays. Groups offered as part of proven program to help with recovery from any type of loss. Cost: $155 includes 12 sessions, space and materials. 10031 Main St., Bothell. 425-772-6630 or

Medical coverage assistance: Public Health Seattle & King County provides free assistance applying for benefits, including free or low-cost medical coverage for qualifying children. Call for details. English: 206-296-3944; Spanish: 206-296-3948 or 206-296-3943; Vietnamese: 206-296-3949.

SHIBA Helpline: Statewide Heath Insurance Benefits Advisors is a network of trained volunteers that assists and advocates for consumer rights and options regarding health insurance, health care access and prescription access. Group is also accepting volunteers. 800-562-6900 or

TOPS (Take Off Pounds Sensibly) Chapter WA115: 8:45 a.m. Thursdays. Emmanuel Presbyterian Church, 19540 104th Ave. S.E., Bothell. 425-483-3385.

TOPS (Take Off Pounds Sensibly) Chapter 1090: 6:45-8 p.m. Mondays. Community of Christ Church, 20012 Filbert Drive, Bothell.


Hopelink: 10-11:30 a.m. March 5, volunteer orientation. Volunteers are needed to help with education, maintain plants around buildings, assist at food bank, and provide childcare. Training provided. Hopelink’s Northshore Center, 18220 96th Ave. N.E., Bothell. 425-869-6000 or

Ongoing volunteer:

Bothell Press Packet Group: Bothell City Clerk Division is seeking volunteers to pore through local newspapers to find Bothell-related articles. Articles are compiled into a press packet for the City Council. Volunteers meet at 9 a.m. Thursdays. Bothell City Hall, 18305 101st Ave. N.E. 425-486-3256 or

Evergreen Hospice: Volunteers age 18 or older needed to help terminally ill patients and their families throughout King and Snohomish counties. Training provided. 425-899-1040 or

Family Law CASA of King County: Children’s needs can get lost in the dispute between separating parents. Do you want to advocate for such a child? Volunteer for Family Law CASA (Court Appointed Special Advocate) of King County. 206-748-9700 or

Friend to Friend: Volunteers needed to visit adults in nursing homes, assisted living and retirement homes throughout King and Snohomish counties. Volunteers commit to visit about twice a month for one year. 206-246-5150.

Kenmore Senior Center: The center is looking for receptionists, teachers and coordinators for games, crafts and groups. 425-489-0707.

Meals on Wheels: Meal-delivery program has openings for volunteer drivers and co-coordinators at sites throughout King County. Time commitment for drivers averages three hours once a week, with 35-cent reimbursement per mile. Coordinators may work one or two days a week, four to six hours total. 206-448-5767 or

Northshore Health and Wellness Center Computer Learning Center: Volunteers are needed to teach the basics of software for adults with vision, hearing, hand-control or keyboard problems. 10212 E. Riverside Dr., Bothell. 425-487-2441.

Northshore Senior Center: Volunteer gardeners are needed to help weed, prune and tidy the grounds at the center for four to six hours per week during one to two months during spring. 10201 E. Riverside Dr., Bothell. 425-486-4564.

Puget Sound Blood Center: Assist with blood drives and bone marrow registry drives. Must be available in the day or early evening twice a month and have reliable transportation. 425-462-4381, or

Tutors: The Northshore Family Center is looking for volunteers to work as tutors for the after-school tutoring program. Tutors help elementary- and middle-school students with homework, enrichment activities and arts and crafts. The program currently runs 3-6 p.m. Mondays and Wednesdays. Greenbrier Community Center, 18746 144th Ave. N.E., Woodinville. 425-489-6343.

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