Spring Boutique Arts and Crafts Show: 9:30 a.m.-9 p.m. May 1-2; 10 a.m.-5 p.m. May 3. Features handcrafted gifts, decorations and garden decor. Admission: Free. Hollywood Schoolhouse, 14810 N.E. 145th St., Woodinville.

Special Events

Spring Boutique Arts and Crafts Show: 9:30 a.m.-9 p.m. May 1-2; 10 a.m.-5 p.m. May 3. Features handcrafted gifts, decorations and garden decor. Admission: Free. Hollywood Schoolhouse, 14810 N.E. 145th St., Woodinville.

Pet spaying/neutering: 8 a.m. May 2. 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.

UW Bothell Bowl for a Cause!: 5 p.m. May 4. Proceeds benefit the UW Bothell Relay for Life Team. Cost: $10 general admission; $5 for UW students and staff. Cost includes two games and shoes. Kenmore Lanes, 7638 N.E. Bothell Way, Kenmore.

Light A Fire For Learning Community Luncheon: Noon-1:15 p.m. May 7. Registration: 11:30 a.m. Presented by Northshore Public Education Foundation. Proceeds will benefit school district programs. Lynnwood Convention Center, 3711 196th St. S.W., Lynnwood. 425-408-7680.

Make Dreams Come True Fundraising Breakfast: May 7. Features keynote speaker P.S. Reilly and emcee Grant Goodeve. Proceeds go towards providing scholarships and programs for Cascadia Community College students. Call for details, cost. North Creek Events Center, 18345 Campus Way N.E., Bothell. 425-352-8840 or

Mother’s Day Flower and Garden Show: 11 a.m.-4 p.m. May 10-11. Features plants from local specialty nurseries, cut flowers, garden art, demonstrations and Mom-and-child activities. Country Village, 3718 Seventh Ave. S.E., Bothell. 425-483-2250 or

45th annual Driftwood Sculpture Show: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. May 16-17. Features more than 100 juried driftwood sculptures. Presented by the Northwest Driftwood Artists. Cost: Free. Country Village Courtyard Hall, 23714 Bothell-Everett Highway, Bothell. 425-821-9128 or

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.

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

LiveARTS Bothell: 10 a.m.-6 p.m. June 28-29. Summer arts festival features art exhibits, food, bicycle races and more. Cost: Free. Park at Bothell Landing, 9919 N.E. 180th St., Bothell.

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.

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.


“Tackling the Climate Change Problem—We Cannot Afford to Wait”: 5:30 p.m. April 30. Speaker: Dr. Pieter Tans. Cost: Free. North Creek Events Center, 18345 Campus Way N.E., Bothell.

Gasana Mutesi: 3:30-5 p.m. May 5. International human rights activist Mutesi to speak. Cost: Free. University of Washington Bothell, 18115 Campus Way N.E.

Spanish classes: May 10, adult beginner classes start; July 15, summer camp for children. Call or see Web site for details, cost. 10116 Main St., Suite 103, Bothell. 206-235-3410 or

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. Cost: Free; donations welcome. Advance registration required. Canyon Park, 23905 Bothell-Everett Highway, Bothell. or

Driftwood Sculpture classes: Classes offered in three venues. Tools provided. Cost: $16 for members; $20 for non-members for four weeks. Call for details: 425-487-2441 or 425-485-1221. Class times, dates:

• Bothell: 6:30-8:30 p.m. Wednesdays and 8:30-10:30 a.m. Thursdays. Northshore Senior Center, Room 104, 10201 E. Riverside Drive.

• Kenmore: 10 a.m.-noon Tuesdays. Kenmore Senior Center, 6910 N.E. 170th St.

• Woodinville: 9-11:30 a.m. Thursdays. Greenbrier Community Center 18746 144th Ave. N.E.

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.

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.

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.

Non-Contact Tae Kwon Do: Mondays and Wednesdays. 6-7 p.m., beginners; 7-8 p.m., regular class. No class on non-school days. Open to ages 7 and older. Cost: $55 for residents; $60 for non-residents, for eight sessions. Family discounts available. Maywood Hills Elementary School Gym, 19510 104th Ave. N.E., Bothell. 425-486-7430 or


Church rummage sale and barbecue: 10 a.m.-3 p.m. May 3. Sale features household and kitchen items, clothing and more. Barbecue lunch available. Witness for Jesus Christian Church, 10116 N.E. 185th St., Bothell. 425-806-7429 or 206-795-2598.

Bible study outreach: 9:30 a.m. Tuesdays through May 20. Topic is the book of Hebrews. Childcare provided. Woodinville Community United Methodist Church, 17110 140th Ave. N.E., Woodinville. 425-486-4954.

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.


“Two Angry Moms” film screening: 7 p.m. May 1. Film addresses nutrition issues about the food served in school cafeterias. Panel discussion to follow film viewing. Cost: Free. Bastyr University auditorium, 14500 Juanita Drive, Kenmore. 425-881-2600, ext. 260.

“Applied Channel Theory in Chinese Medicine”: Noon-1:30 p.m. May 8. Jason Robertson to discuss his book, which presents the theories of one of China’s premiere acupuncturists. Cost: Free. Bastyr University auditorium, 14500 Juanita Drive N.E., Kenmore. 425-602-3027.

Blood drives: 7:30 a.m.-2 p.m. May 9 at Bothell High School, 18125 92nd Ave. N.E.; 10 a.m.-4 p.m. May 9 at Bensuessen Deutsch and Associates, 15525 Woodinville-Redmond Road, Woodinville. For Puget Sound Blood Center. 800-398-7888 or

“Kitchen Medicine for Digestive Health”: 9 a.m.-1 p.m. May 17. Learn to prepare simple herbal remedies. Cost: $59. Bastyr University, 14500 Juanita Drive N.E., Kenmore. 425-602-3075 or

“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, 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