CALENDAR

Sand Mandala at Bastyr University: Through May 23. Construction: 9 a.m.-6 p.m. May 21-22 and 9-10 a.m. May 23. Closing ceremony: 10-11:30 a.m. May 23. Tibetan monks will construct and then sweep up a sacred sand mandala. Cost: Free. Cafeteria at Bastyr University, 14500 Juanita Drive N.E., Kenmore. 425-602-3107 or www.bastyr.edu.

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Special Events

Sand Mandala at Bastyr University: Through May 23. Construction: 9 a.m.-6 p.m. May 21-22 and 9-10 a.m. May 23. Closing ceremony: 10-11:30 a.m. May 23. Tibetan monks will construct and then sweep up a sacred sand mandala. Cost: Free. Cafeteria at Bastyr University, 14500 Juanita Drive N.E., Kenmore. 425-602-3107 or www.bastyr.edu.

Community Spaghetti Feed: 4-6 p.m. May 24. Sponsored by the Greater Bothell Parent Resource Center. Cost: Free. 10116 N.E. 185th St., Bothell. 425-488-3885.

Pet spaying/neutering: 8 a.m. May 30. Sign in: 6:30 a.m. The Spay Station, a mobile spay and neuter clinic, will offer free or low-cost services to pet owners. Microchipping also available. Safeway, 20711 Bothell-Everett Highway, Bothell. 360-793-7729 or www.pasadosafehaven.org/SPAYSTATION/spay_station.htm.

Bastyr University Herb & Food Fair: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. May 31. Features workshops, cooking demonstrations, entertainment, vendors and children’s activities. Cost: Free. Free shuttle available from Kenmore Park and Ride, 7346 N.E. Bothell Way. www.bastyr.edu.

YMCA Family Night: 6:30-8 p.m. June 13. Features themed activities, crafts, snacks and more. Cost: Free. Northshore YMCA, 11811 N.E. 195th St., Bothell. 425-485-9797 or mpfiester@seattleymca.org.

Father’s Day Car Show: Noon-3 p.m. June 15. No entry fee for cars. Show includes live music by the Gold Rush Fever Band, train rides, live glass blowing and food. Dads can enter a gift certificate drawing. Cost: Free. Country Village, 3718 Seventh Ave. S.E., Bothell. 425-483-2250 or www.countryvillagebothell.com.

Classes

“Money Strong Families”: 10 a.m.-2 p.m. June 7. Interactive workshop for parents and children ages 7-11. Explore the nuts and bolts of spending, saving and sharing. Lunch provided. Cost: Free. Northshore YMCA, 11811 N.E. 195th St., Bothell. 425-485-9797 or mpfiester@seattleymca.org.

Dance Camp: 10 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Mondays-Wednesdays in summer. Open to children ages 3-10 to learn movement, jazzy dance, ballet and tumbling. Cost: $128 per week. Registration required by June 5. Cameo/Carrabba Dance, 18104 102nd Ave. N.E., Suite 104, Bothell. 425-483-4272.

Musical Theatre Summer Camp: 10 a.m.-3 p.m. weekdays, June 23-27 or July 7-11 (elementary camp); July 21-25 or July 28-Aug. 1 (junior high camp). Open to students in third-eighth grade. Presented by LimeLight Productions. Cost: $175 elementary; $210 junior. Registration required by May 30. The Rebekah Lodge, 10116 N.E. 18th St., Bothell. 425-770-5041, 206-595-0902 or LimeLightpros@gmail.com.

Norwegian Youth Day Camp: 10 a.m.-3:30 p.m. June 7. Features basic language instruction, folk dancing lessons, crafts and cooking classes. Open to ages 8-21. Bring sack lunch. Cost: Free; donations welcome. Advance registration required. Canyon Park, 23905 Bothell-Everett Highway, Bothell. sofnseth@yahoo.com or www.bothellsonsofnorway.org.

Jump Rope Summer Camps: July 14-17, 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.

Northshore YMCA Summer Day Camp: 9 a.m.-4 p.m. weekdays, June 23-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.

Spanish classes: July 15, summer camp for children. Call or see Web site for details, cost. 10116 Main St., Suite 103, Bothell. 206-235-3410 or www.beyond-frontiers.com.

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.

Indoor playground: 10-11:45 a.m. Wednesdays. Open to infants-age 6 with a parent. Cost: $2 per family. St. Edward State Park, 14500 Juanita Dr. N.E., Kenmore. dreyes@chs-nw.org.

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.

Health/Fitness

Blood drives: 9 a.m.-3 p.m. May 28 at AT&T Building 5, 2020 224th Ave. S.E., Bothell; 9 a.m.-3 p.m. May 29 at AT&T Building 2, 3755 Montevilla Parkway, Bothell. For Puget Sound Blood Center. 800-398-7888 or www.psbc.org.

“Early Memory Loss”: 12:30 p.m. June 9. Learn how to recognize early signs of memory loss, treatment options and more. Cost: Free. Northshore Senior Center, 10201 E. Riverside Drive, Bothell. 206-529-3868 or 800-848-7097, ext. 299.

“Strong Kids Strong Teens”: 6-7:30 p.m. Mondays and Wednesdays. Program for ages 8-11. YMCA Kenmore Clubhouse, 15036 70th Ave. N.E. 425-485-9797, kdickensonboldrey@seattleymca.org or www.ymcanorthshore.org.

Libraries/Books

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

• Eat to Win! Sports Nutrition for Teens: 3:30 p.m. May 29. Learn what your body needs for healthy, successful sports performance.

• Writers’ workshops with Frances Dayee: 2 p.m. Fridays through May 30. Learn to write for fun or publication. Drop-ins welcome.

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

• Talk Time: 10 a.m. Mondays; 7 p.m. Thursdays. Free conversations in English for new speakers of the language.

• Study Zone volunteers: Volunteer tutors needed to assist students in kindergarten-12th grade with homework two hours per week. Call for details: 425-369-3312.

• 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:

• Read Three, Get One Free: Teens, ages 12-18, 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.

• Read to Me!: Caregivers can read 20 minutes for 20 days with children infants-5 years old to earn a free book. Program runs through June. Call for details, registration forms.

• Children’s story times: 10:30 a.m. Wednesdays. Open to ages 2 and older, with adult.

Organizations

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 www.peointernational.org.

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

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

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.

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.

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