Bothell A&E Calendar | Jan. 12

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Sixth annual Nursing Career Advancement Day Fair: 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Jan. 20. Representatives from more than 20 Washington state health care employers and educational institutions will be available to discuss nursing career and educational opportunities. Cost: Free. University of Washington Bothell, 18115 Campus Way N.E. 425-352-5320 or

Book reading—“The Marco Polo Odyssey”: Jan. 28. Author Harry Rustein to read from his book, “The Marco Polo Odyssey,” chronicling Rustein’s journey across the 13,000-mile overland route from Venice to Beijing. Cost: Free. North Creek Retirement and Assisted Living, 1907 201st Place S.E., Bothell. 425-483-8927.

Dads and Daughters Valentine’s Dance: 7-9 p.m. Feb. 7. Features dancing, prizes, juice, cookies and fun for dads and daughters. Cost: $20 per couple, plus $8 per additional girl in advance; $25 per couple, plus $10 per additional girl at the door. Northshore Senior Center, 10201 E. Riverside Drive, Bothell. 425-486-7430.

YMCA Family Night: 6:30-8 p.m. Feb. 13. Free evening of family fun includes snacks, arts and crafts. Cost: Free. Northshore YMCA, 11811 N.E. 195th St., Bothell. 425-485-9797 or

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


Woodinville Montessori School Open House: 7-8:30 p.m. Jan. 21. Come tour the campus, meet the staff and learn about the Montessori Method of education. For families with students in elementary and junior high school. North Creek Campus, 19102 North Creek Parkway, Suite 100, Bothell. 425-482-3184, ext. 322, or

Attic Learning Community Open House: 2:30-4 p.m. Jan. 25. Director’s presentation at 3 p.m. 20140 137th Ave. N.E., Woodinville.

Active Learning Preschool: Registration now open for the 2009-2010 classes for 3- and 4-year-olds. Call for details. 425-770-0341.


School District Brown Bag Briefings: Noon Jan. 15, March 18 and May 20. Free forums provide updates about how the Northshore School District’s schools are doing, and offer in-depth look at one current initiative. All are welcome. Bring sack lunch. Board Room at the Administrative Center, 3330 Monte Villa Parkway, Bothell.

Babysitter Certification: 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Jan. 17. Six-hour course open to ages 11-16 to learn essential safety information and valuable babysitting tips. Cost: $40. Northshore YMCA, 11811 N.E. 195th St., Bothell. 425-485-9797 or

Money Strong Families: 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Jan. 17 and Feb. 7. Interactive workshop offers children 7-11 and their parents an introduction to financial literacy. Cost: Free. Northshore YMCA, 11811 N.E. 195th St., Bothell. 425-485-9797 or

“Reforming Health in a Post-Election America”: 5:45-8 p.m. Jan. 28; 6-8 p.m. Feb. 25. Panel discussions with question-and-answer time to follow. Cost: Free. Bastyr University Auditorium, 14500 Juanita Drive N.E., Kenmore. 425-602-3103 or

“Kitchen Medicine for Children”: 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Jan. 31. Continuing education course looks at how to use kitchen ingredients to treat cold, flu and other common ailments. Cost: $59. Bastyr University, 14500 Juanita Drive N.E., Kenmore. 425-602-3075 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

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.


Buddhist meditation class: 7-8:30 p.m. Jan. 14, 21 and 28. Topic: “Keeping a Calm and Peaceful Mind.” Cost: $5-$10. University of Washington, Bothell, 18115 Campus Drive, UW2 Room 140.

“Interview with an Activist—How the Dream Becomes Reality”: 10 a.m. Jan. 18. Social activist James Kimbrough to speak at church service. Woodinville Unitarian Universalist Church, 19020 Woodinville-Duvall Road, Woodinville. 425-788-6044 or

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.


“Exercise and Thrive” classes for cancer survivors: 6:30-8 p.m. Thursdays and 9-10 a.m. Saturdays, Feb. 5-April 11. Free class for cancer survivors aims to help survivors develop their own physical fitness regimens. Includes free 10-week YMCA family membership. Northshore YMCA, 11811 N.E. 195th St., Bothell. 206-667-2814 or

“Health in the News”: 11:30 a.m.-noon Feb. 10. Learn the latest facts about disease prevention and drug interactions from local health professionals. Cost: Free. Northshore YMCA, 11811 N.E. 195th St., Bothell. 425-485-9797 or


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

• Tales and Tea: 2 p.m. Jan. 14 and 28. Come for a short story and a cup of tea.

• SCORE Counseling: 1 p.m. Jan. 14. Free counseling for small business owners. Registration required.

• Teen Writing Workshop: 3:30 p.m. Jan. 15.

• Game On!: 3:30 p.m. Jan. 22 and 29. Teens can play “Dance Dance Revolution,” “Guitar Hero 2” and Nintendo Wii video games.

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

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

• 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:

• Morning Story Times: 10:30 a.m. Wednesdays through Jan. 28.

• Evening Book Discussion Group: 7 p.m. Jan. 26. Topic: “The Third Angel” by Alice Hoffman.

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

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