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Special Events

Dog Days of Summer Adoption Event: Noon-3 p.m. Sept. 7. Come meet adoptable dogs and puppies from nine shelters and rescues. All are spayed/neutered, temperament tested and up-to-date on shots. Event sponsored by Pawsitive Alliance. Academy of Canine Behavior, 4705 240th Ave. S.E., Bothell. 425-466-4621 or

Pancake Breakfast: 8-11 a.m. Sept. 13. Annual “All-you-can-eat-pancakes” event hosted by Kenmore Community Club. Cost: $4 for adults; $3 for seniors and students; free for ages 6 and younger. Kenmore Community Club clubhouse, 7304 N.E. 175th St., Kenmore. 425-486-1555.

Infant and Toddler Open House: 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Sept. 13. Parents of infants through 2-year-olds can meet educators and learn more about accredited program. Woodinville Family Preschool, 23713 49th Ave. S.E., Bothell. 425-481-9707, ext. 3, or

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.


Homebuyer Seminar: 7 p.m. Aug. 28. Learn about finding, financing and owning a home. Cost: Free. Bothell Community Room, 18410 101st Ave. N.E., Bothell. 888-877-8174, ext. 45, or

Pawsitive Alliance Pre-Adoption Event Workshop: 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Aug. 31. Learn about options for acquiring a dog, how to select and successfully integrate a dog into your household. Attendees earn early entry into the Dog Days of Summer adoption event. Cost: $20 per family; registration required. Canine Behavior Center, 7551 205th Ave. N.E., Redmond. 206-465-4116 or

Spanish Classes for Adults and Children: Sept. 1. Back-to-School Fiesta. Come meet other students and learn more about the program. Fall quarter starts Sept. 22. 10116 Main St., Suite 103, Bothell. 206-235-3410 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.


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: 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Aug. 27 at Bothell City Hall, 18305 101st Ave. N.E.; 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Sept. 5 at Panasonic Avionics Corporation, 22333 29th Drive S.E., Bothell. For Puget Sound Blood Center. 800-398-7888 or

“Safe Steps” fall risk assessments: 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Sept. 18. Physical therapists from University of Washington will assess seniors’ risk of falling, and provide information about fall prevention. Cost: Free. Northshore Senior Center, 10212 East Riverside Drive, Bothell. 206-598-5370.

“Eight Essential Steps for the Caregiver’s Journey”: 2 p.m. Sept. 27. Dementia expert David Troxel to give talk for families living with Alzheimer’s Disease. Cost: Free; registration requested. Aegis Lodge, 12629 116th Ave. N.E., Kirkland. 425-814-2841.

“Aging and Memory—What’s Normal,

What’s Not?”: 6:30-8 p.m. Oct. 23. Nurse Julie Moorer to discuss most-asked questions about aging and memory. Cost: Free; registration requested. Aegis of Kirkland, 13000 Totem Lake Blvd., Kirkland. 425-823-7272.

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

Walk for Life: 8-9:30 a.m. Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays. Join this free program to exercise safely and effectively. Meet friends and benefit from on-site expert staff members who provide information, advice and monitoring. 575 Bellevue Square. Enter at Skybridge 4. 425-454-8096.


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

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

• 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.

• Teen Advisory Board: 3:30 p.m. Sept. 4.

• SCORE Counseling: 1 p.m. Sept. 10. Counseling for small-business owners by appointment.

• Tales and Tea: 2 p.m. Sept. 10 and 24.

• Teen Zone—Writing Workshop: 3:30 p.m. Sept. 18.

• English as a Second Language class: 6:30 p.m. Sept. 22, 24 and 29. Formal class in beginning English grammar, reading, writing and conversation skills. Registration required.

• Teen Doughnut Taste Off!: 3:30 p.m. Sept. 25. Help judge the best doughnuts in Bothell.

• SAT Prep Class: 10 a.m. Sept. 27, class series begins. Due to construction, class will be off-site; call for location. Registration required.