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Special Events

Kenmore’s Summer Concert Series: 6-8 p.m. Aug. 21. Finale with Big World Breaks. Cost: Free. Saint Edward State Park, 14445 Juanita Drive N.E., Kenmore.

Bothell Music in the Park: 6:30 p.m. Aug. 22. Finale with Magic Bus. Performance is rain or shine. Bring blankets or chairs. Cost: Free. Bothell Landing Amphitheater, 9919 N.E. 180th St. 425-486-7430 or

Cottage Lake Artist Guild Art Show: 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Aug. 23-24. Meet artists and watch while they create artwork at the show. Creekside Village, 15111 Main St., Mill Creek. 425-787-8079.

Pacific Northwest Region Cadillac LaSalle Club’s annual Picnic: 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Aug. 24. Cadillacs, LaSalles and car lovers welcome. Cars for show must arrive by 11 a.m. Cost: Free. St. Edwards State Park, 14500 Juanita Drive N.E., Kenmore.

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: 10 a.m. Aug. 23; 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

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.


Aegis of Bothell Car Wash: 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Aug. 23. Event includes free hot dogs and sodas. Cost: Free; donations welcome for local chapter of Alzheimer’s Association. Aegis of Bothell, 10605 N.E. 185th St., Bothell. 425-487-3245.

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.


“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

Blood drives: Noon-6 p.m. Aug. 25 at North Creek Presbyterian Church, 621 164th St. S.E., Mill Creek; 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.

“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


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

• Writing Workshop: 3:30 p.m. Aug. 21. Open to teens.

• 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.

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

• 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

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

• Evening Book Discussion Group: 7 p.m. the last Monday of the month. Topics: Aug. 25, “Angry Housewives Eating Bon Bons” by Lorna Landvik.

• Read Three, Get One Free Summer Edition: Through August. Teens, ages 12-18, can read three books, write three short reviews and get a free new paperback book, plus enter monthly prize drawings and a grand prize drawing.

More Books:

University Book Store: 7 p.m. Aug. 28, Jennifer Jarrett to sign “A Thomas Jefferson Education”; 7 p.m. Sept. 9, Glenda Burgess to sign “The Geography of Love”; 11 a.m. Sept. 11, Brian Lies to sign “Bats at the Library”; 7 p.m. Sept. 17, John Shors to sign “Beside a Burning Sea”; 10 a.m. Sept. 20, “Brisingr Breakfast” to celebrate the release of the latest book in Christopher Paolini’s Inheritance Cycle; 2 p.m. Oct. 7, Jon Scieszka to sign “Knucklehead”; 1 p.m. Oct. 22, Sandra Lee to sign “Semi-Homemade Sweet and Simple.” Cost: Free. University Book Store Mill Creek, 15311 Main St., Mill Creek. 206-634-3400.

Book Signing— Susan Madden Lankford: 7 p.m. Sept. 24. Lankford to read from and sign her book, “Maggots In My Sweet Potatoes: Women Doing Time.” Cost: Free. Third Place Books, 17171 Bothell Way N.E., Lake Forest Park.