Retired NASA astronaut to speak in Bothell | A&E Calendar

Arts and entertainment events happening in the Bothell area.

Special Events

Space Huskies Science Fair: 6-8 p.m. June 11. Keynote speaker: Retired NASA astronaut Wendy Lawrence. Space-themed science projects by fifth and sixth graders will be on display. Cost: Free. North Creek Events Center, 18115 Campus Way N.E., Bothell. 425-352-3501 or

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

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

“Pets and the People Who Love Them” Pet Adoption/Supply Drive: 1-4 p.m. June 21. Features pet photographs, pet blessing, pet clothing on sale, contests and food. Attendees asked to bring donations for Homeward Pet Adoption Center and Animal Clinic of Bothell. Riverside East Retirement and Assisted Living, 10315 E. Riverside Drive, Bothell. 425-481-1976 or

Hot Rods and Hot Dogs: 11 a.m.-2:30 p.m. June 21. Event includes car and motorcycle shows, community picnic and safety fair. Cost: Donations of canned goods or monetary donations for Hopelink. Corner of Northeast 183rd Street and 103rd Avenue Northeast, Bothell. 425-486-1281.

Pet spaying/neutering: 8 a.m. June 27. 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

Jewish Family Service Picnic in the Woods: Noon-4 p.m. July 13. Open to Jewish single-parent families. Features kosher cookout, playground, horseshoe pit and hiking trails, as well as information about Big Pals/Little Pals program. Cost: Free; registration required by July 3. St. Edward State Park, 14445 Juanita Drive N.E., Kenmore. 206-461-3240 or

Sleep Country USA New Clothing Drive: Through July 20. Donors can bring new clothing items for foster children to any Sleep Country location. Locations:

Golf FORE the Animals: 8 a.m. July 26. Includes 18 holes of golf, hole-in-one contests, skill challenges and lunch. Proceeds benefit Feral Cat Spay/Neuter Project. Cost: $125 per person. Registration required by July 18. Golf Club at Echo Falls, 20414 121st Ave. S.E., Snohomish. 253-859-2801.

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.

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.


Alchemy Conference Author Talks: Noon-3 p.m. June 13. Speakers: Noon-1 p.m., Matthew Wood; 1-2 p.m., Andrew Lange; 2-3 p.m., Dennis Hauck. Cost: Free. Bastyr University Auditorium, 14500 Juanita Drive N.E., Kenmore. 425-602-3027 or

“Rising Above Anger and Abuse—A Husband and Wife’s Perspective”: 1:30-3 p.m. June 28. Led by Tim and Kimberly Jones. Bothell Regional Library, 18215 98th Ave. N.E.

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

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

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

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.


Buddhist Meditation classes: 7:30-9 p.m. June 23. Topic: “Improving Our Service to Others—Six Practices for Daily Life.” Drop-ins welcome. Cost: $-5-$10. University of Washington Bothell, 18115 Campus Way N.E., Room UW2 221. 206-526-9565, 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.


Blood drives in Bothell: 9 a.m.-3 p.m. June 11-12 at AT&T Building 7 and 8, 20309 Northcreek Parkway; 1-3:30 p.m. June 19 at Northcreek Business Park, 19800 North Creek Parkway; 9-11:30 a.m. June 19 at T-Mobile, 3855 Montevilla Parkway; 9 a.m.-3 p.m. June 24 at Bothell City Hall, 18305 101st Ave. N.E.; 9 a.m.-3 p.m. June 26 at Panasonic Avionics Corporation, 22333 29th Drive S.E.; 2-8 p.m. June 30 at Northshore Baptist Church, 10301 N.E. 145th St. For Puget Sound Blood Center. 800-398-7888 or

Blood drives in Mill Creek: 11 a.m.-5 p.m. June 23 at Lil Lads ’n Lasses, 15605 Main St.; noon-6 p.m. June 23 at North Creek Presbyterian Church, 621 164th St. S.E. For Puget Sound Blood Center. 800-398-7888 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

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: