Special Events

“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 www.villageconcepts.com.

“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 www.villageconcepts.com.

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 www.pasadosafehaven.org/SPAYSTATION/spay_station.htm.

Skandia Midsommarfest: 11 a.m.-6 p.m. June 29. Traditional Scandinavian festival features dancing, flower-crown making, “midsommar” pole, food, crafts and more. Cost: Free; donations welcome. St. Edward State Park, 14445 Juanita Drive N.E., Kenmore. 206-784-7470 or www.skandia-folkdance.org.

City of Bothell Freedom Festival: July 3-4. July 3: 7-9:30 p.m., Patriot Dance at Bothell Landing. July 4: 8:30-10:30 a.m., Fire and E.M.S. Pancake Breakfast at Bothell Downtown Firehouse, 10726 Beardslee Blvd.; 11:15 a.m. and noon, Children’s Parade and Grand Parade, both starting on Main Street; 1-4 p.m., children’s activities, museum tours, battle re-enactment and concert at Bothell Landing. Bothell Landing, 9919 N.E. 180th St. 425-486-7430 or www.ci.bothell.wa.us.

Fourth of July Bluesfest: 3:30-8:30 p.m. July 4. Performers: 3:30 p.m., Velvet Blues Revue; 5 p.m., Blues Berries; 7 p.m., Hettel Street Blue. Wilmot Gateway Park, 17301 131st Ave. NE, Woodinville. 425-984-2346 or www.ci.woodinville.wa.us.

Fourth of July Fireworks: 10 p.m. July 4. Bring flashlights. Presented by Banner Bank. Location: Log Boom Park, Kenmore. Parking available at: Bethany Bible Church, 6214 N.E. Bothell Way, Kenmore; Kenmore Lake Building, 6161 N.E. 175th St., Kenmore; Log Boom Park, corner of 61st Avenue Northeast and Northeast 175th Street; Uplake Professional Center, 5723 N.E. Bothell Way, Kenmore. 425-398-8900 or www.cityofkenmore.com.

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 jdeer@jfsseattle.org.

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

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 www.countryvillagebothell.com.

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.


“Safe Sitters” class: June 25-26. Safe Sitters is a medically accurate, hands-on class that teaches boys and girls ages 11-13 how to handle emergencies when caring for children. Call for times, details. Cost: $40; registration required. Northshore Fire Department, 18030 73rd Ave. N.E., Kenmore. 425-486-2784 or tjones@northshorefire.com.

“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 shptalk2@aol.com.

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 www.ymcanorthshore.org.

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 www.beyond-frontiers.com.

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 www.ci.bothell.wa.us.

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 www.bothellsonsofnorway.org.

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, www.meditateeastside.org or info@MeditateEastside.org.

Cedar Park Church: 9 and 10:45 a.m. July 13 and 27. Church will host special speakers during Sunday morning services. Speakers: July 13, Tony Perkins; July 27, Joseph Castleberry. Cedar Park Church, 16300 112th Ave. N.E., Bothell. 425-488-3600, ext. 1161, or www.cedarpark.org.

David Shelton Ministries Drama Camp: July 28-Aug. 1. Camp focuses on Scripture memory performance, mime and scenework. Call for location and details. www.davidshelton.org.

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: 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 www.psbc.org.

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 www.psbc.org.

“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, kdickensonboldrey@seattleymca.org or www.ymcanorthshore.org.

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Free meditation workshops: 7-8:30 p.m. Thursdays. 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 healing@yourpathtobalance.com.

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:

• Teen Zone—Writing Workshop: 3:30 p.m. June 19.

• The Tallboys—Old Time String Band: 7 p.m. June 24. All ages welcome.

• Game On!: 3:30 p.m. June 26. Teens can play video games at the library.

• Writers’ workshops with Frances Dayee: 2 p.m. Fridays through June 27. Learn to write for fun or publication. Drop-ins welcome.

• “Catch the Reading Bug” 2008 Summer Reading Program: Through Aug. 31. Pick up booklets at library.

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

• Talk Time: 10 a.m. Mondays; 7 p.m. Thursdays. 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 www.kcls.org/read3.

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

• Rita Hug and the Juggle Bugs: 7 p.m. June 18. Presented by Linda Severt’s Juggletunes. All ages welcome.

• Evening Book Discussion Group: 7 p.m. June 30. Topic: “My Sister’s Keeper” by Jodi Picoult.

• Game On!: 3:30 p.m. June 26. Teens can play video games at the library.

• Read Three, Get One Free: Teens, ages 12-18, 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 www.kcls.org/read3.

• Read to Me!: Caregivers can read 20 minutes for 20 days with children infants-5 years old to earn a free book. Program runs through June. Call for details, registration forms.

• Children’s story times: 10:30 a.m. Wednesdays. Open to ages 2 and older, with adult.


Bothell Republican Women’s Club of North King County: 11 a.m.-1 p.m. June 23. Special guest: Terry Rossi, wife of Republican gubernatorial candidate Dino Rossi. Kirkland Library Meeting Room, 308 Kirkland Ave., Kirkland. 425-823-4895.

Chapter HC P.E.O.: 7:30 p.m. the second and fourth Wednesdays of the month. Meets at members’ homes; call for location, details. 425-486-3810, 425-481-5611 or www.peointernational.org.

Debtors Anonymous: Noon-1 p.m. Wednesdays. St. Francis Episcopal Church, 13716 Bothell-Everett Highway, Mill Creek. 206-852-6792.

Jobs Daughters International Bethel No. 77 of Bothell: 7 p.m. the second Saturday and fourth Tuesday of the month. No meetings in August. 425-743-3264.

Diamonds in the Rough Toastmasters Club: 7-8:30 p.m. Thursdays. Chartered member of Toastmasters International. Seattle Times building, 19200 120th Ave. N.E., Bothell. 425-398-8583 or 425-806-8774.

Greater Bothell Chamber of Commerce: Chamber events include:

• Networking Breakfast: 7:30-9 a.m. June 19 at North Creek Retirement Center, 1907 201st Place S.E., Bothell. Registration: www.bothellchamber.com.

• General Meeting: 7:30-9 a.m. June 26 at Northshore Senior Center, 10201 E. Riverside Drive, Bothell.

Homeschooling Support—Teaching Parents Association: 7-9 p.m. the first Tuesday of the month. From unschoolers to curriculum-based home education, group has something for everyone. Cost: Free. Evergreen Room at Woodinville Community Center, 17401 133rd Ave. N.E., Woodinville. 206-654-5658, info@washtpa.org or www.washtpa.org.

LeTip Business Connections: 7-9 a.m. Wednesdays. Bear Creek Country Club, 13737 202nd Ave. N.E., Woodinville. 425-681-8630 or raydove@remax.met.

LFP Garden Club: 9:15 a.m.-noon the second Tuesday of the month. Friends of Third Place Commons, 17171 Bothell Way N.E., Lake Forest Park. 206-366-3302.

LFP For Peace: 10-11 a.m. Saturdays. Open for all for a better world. Friends Meeting Room at Third Place Commons, 17171 Bothell Way N.E., Lake Forest Park. 206-366-3302.

French Conversation: 5:30-7 p.m. Tuesdays. All fluency levels welcome to join native speaker, Madame Genevieve Bodner. Also 5:30 p.m. Thursdays, Spanish conversation. Friends Meeting Room at Third Place Commons, 17171 Bothell Way N.E., Bothell. 206-366-3302.

Kenmore Community Club: 6:30 p.m. the second Wednesday of the month, potluck social and business meeting; 5:30 p.m. the fourth Wednesday of the month, executive board meeting. Call for appointments with the board. 7304 N.E. 175th St., Kenmore. 425-486-1555.

Kiwanis Club of Northshore: 7 a.m. Wednesdays. Alexa’s Cafe, 10115 Main St., Bothell. 425-488-2818.

Newcomers and New Friends of Greater Seattle: The second Wednesday of the month. Lunch meetings held at various locations throughout the Puget Sound. Call for details. 425-778-8608 or www.seattlenewcomers.com.

Northshore Performing Arts Center Guild: 11:30 a.m. the second Wednesday of the month. Mills Music Recital Hall, 10120 Main St., Bothell. www.npacf.org.

Northshore Rotary Club: Noon Thursdays. Inglewood Golf Club, 6505 Inglewood Road N.E., Kenmore. 425-939-8124 or sharris@lios.org.

Professional Networking Association: 8-9:15 a.m. Wednesdays. Eason Estate Bed and Breakfast. 206-909-8989, www.pnanetworking.com.

Teaching Parents Association: 7-9 p.m. the first Tuesday of the month. Cost: Free. Homeschool support group provides resources and networking opportunities for parents. Evergreen Room at Woodinville Community Center, 17401 133rd Ave. N.E., Woodinville. 206-654-5658, www.washtpa.org or info@washtpa.org.

Third Place Gamers: 1-4 p.m. the first, second and fourth Sundays of the month. Group plays a variety of board, card and party games. The Commons, 17171 Bothell Way N.E., Lake Forest Park. www.thirdplacecommons.org.

Toastmasters’ Northshore Chamber Connections: 11:45 a.m.-1 p.m. Tuesdays. All are welcome. Community Room of the Bothell Police Station, 18410 101st Ave. N.E. www.northshoretoastmasters.org.

White Dove Women’s Networking Group: The second Thursday of each month in Bothell. Call for details, location. 425-481-1430 or www.whitedovenetworking.com.

Boy Scouts Troop 535: 7 p.m. Tuesdays. Open to boys 11 or older. The last Tuesday of the month is the leader council planning night. Sons of Norway Lodge, 23905 Bothell-Everett Highway, Bothell.

Seattle Pen Club: 11 a.m. the third Saturday of the month. Lake Forest Park Towne Center, 17171 Bothell Way N.E., Lake Forest Park. www.seattlepenclub.com.

Bothell Sons of Norway: 6:30 p.m. the third Thursday of the month. 23905 Bothell-Everett Highway. 425-485-9085, www.bothellsonsofnorway.org.


Tyee High School Class of 1968 40-year Reunion: 6-10 p.m. July 19. Cost: $45. Atrium at Seattle Airport Marriott, 3201 S. 176th St., SeaTac. www.classmates.com.

Tahoma Senior High Class of 1998 Reunion: 7 p.m. July 19. Class members asked to register via e-mail, and to pass on the information to other classmates. Reunion location: Snoqualmie Pass. tahomabears98@yahoo.com.

Auburn High School Class of 1968 40-year Reunion: July 25-26. July 25, golf at Auburn Golf Course and mixer at Emerald Downs; July 26, dinner at Copper Falls Restaurant at Auburn Golf Course. E-mail or see Web site for details. pat.chubb@comcast.net or www.waltjames.freeservers.com/1968Reunion/Web1968_announcement.html.

Hazen High School Class of ’88 20-year Reunion: July 25. Call or e-mail for details. Renton Holiday Inn Ballroom, 1 S. Grady Way. 425-204-5055 or http://hazenclassof88.myevent.com.

Auburn High School Class of 1958 50-year Reunion: Aug. 1-3. Call for details. 253-833-3845.

Auburn High School Multi-Class Reunion: Aug. 2-3. Reunion for classes 1956-1960 includes a picnic at Game Farm Park and dinner at Muckleshoot Casino Saturday, and a day at Emerald Downs on Sunday. 253-833-3845.

Bothell High School All Alumni Picnic: 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Aug. 17. Blyth Park, 17003 Riverside Drive, Bothell. 425-488-8260 or bhsalumniassociation05@msn.com.

Inglemoor High School Class of 1968 40-year Reunion: Aug. 22-24. Includes: Friday, informal gathering at Dick’s Drive-In, Lake City; Saturday, day at the races at Emerald Downs, Auburn; Sunday, tour of Inglemoor and picnic at Rhododendron Park, Kenmore. E-mail for details. scottstc@comcast.net or anniwave@yahoo.com.

Renton High School Class of 1948 60-year Reunion: Aug. 24. Call for details. Renton Senior Activity Center, 211 Burnett Ave. N., Renton. 425-255-2923.

Highline High School Class of 1953 55-year reunion: 5-11 p.m. Sept. 5. Call for details. Tukwila Doubletree Guest Suites, 16500 Southcenter Parkway. 206-948-8227 or robbieh@windermere.com.

Kent-Meridian High School Class of 1968 40th Class Reunion: Sept. 13. Fairwood Golf and County Club, 17070 140th Ave. S.E., Renton. www.reunionsunlimited.com.

Tahoma High School Class of 1983 25-year Reunion: Sept. 19-21. Includes classmates-only get together Friday night at Swinging Arm Bar and Grill, Black Diamond; alumni and spouses dinner Saturday at Muckleshoot Casino, Auburn; picnic Sunday. See Web site or e-mail for details. www.classmates.com or DTvedt@aol.com.

Kentridge Class of ’78 Reunion: Oct. 3-4. See Web site for details. www.krclassof78.com.

Bothell High Class of 1978 30th Year Reunion: Oct. 10-11. Oct. 10: Alumni-only event at Big Daddy’s Place Bar & Grill, 17626 140th Ave. N.E., Woodinville. Oct. 11: Alumni and spouse event at Russell’s Dining and Bar, 3305 Monte Villa Parkway, Bothell. 425-483-2233 or bhs78reunion@hotmail.com.

Renton High School Class of 58 Reunion: Oct. 25. Spirit of Washington Event Center, 233 Burnett Ave. S., Renton. 425-255-5023 or a.gummere@comcast.net.


Meals on Wheels: Senior Services’ Meals on Wheels program offers home-delivered meals to homebound seniors. For details, call the Northshore Senior Center at 425-486-4564.

Northshore Senior Center, 10201 E. Riverside Drive, Bothell. 425-487-2441 or www.northshoreseniorcenter.org. Senior activities include:

• Drawing and colored pencil classes: 11 a.m.-2:30 p.m. Thursdays. Cost: $5 per class for members; $10 for non-members.


USS Maddox Destroyer Association Reunion: Sept. 3-7. For DD-168, DD-622 and DD-731. Reunion will take place in Oklahoma City, OK. For details, contact Cliff Gillespie at 337-616-8450 or cwgilles45@aol.com.

82nd Airborne Division Association reunions: Association is seeking veterans from the 82nd Airborne Division to join in conventions and other special events throughout the country. Call or e-mail for details: 937-898-5977 or srgabn@aol.com.

Military reunions: October, 2008, reunion for the former crew of the USS Yancey (AKA-93) in Seattle. For details, contact George Clifton, 708-425-8531 or clifs@ameritech.net. June 24, 2009, reunion for former crewmen from the USS England (DLG/CG-22) in Seattle. For details contact Dennis O’Brien, 714-961-6840 or dennis@ussengland.net. Veterans can find information about upcoming reunions across the country through Military Locator and Reunion Service. Call 828-256-6008 or visit www.mlrsinc.com.


Angel Care Breast Cancer Foundation: Trained survivors offer free emotional support to the newly-diagnosed, enhancing emotional recovery while going through treatments. Will attend consultations, chemotherapy and radiation appointments and have volunteers in your community. 206-417-3484, 877-417-3484 (toll-free), www.angelcarefoundation.org or angelcare@angelcarefoundation.org.

Alzheimer’s Association: 10-11:30 a.m. the second and fourth Mondays of the month. Free information and support group for caregivers, friends and family members of individuals with dementia. Northshore Senior Center, 10201 E. Riverside Drive, Suite 203, Bothell. 425-486-4564 or www.alzwa.org.

Clothing Exchange: 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Mondays-Thursdays. Exchange children’s clothes with other parents and caregivers. All are welcome. Also open during scheduled evening activities. Northshore Family Center, 18315 Bothell Way N.E., Bothell. 425-489-6343.

Eastside Compassionate Friends: 7:30 p.m. the second Thursday of each month. Group welcomes families who have experienced the death of a child of any age. Group has no religious affiliation. Holy Spirit Lutheran Church, 10021 N.E. 124th St., Kirkland. 425-325-0357.

Eastside PFLAG: 7 p.m. the third Thursday of the month. Parents, Family and Friends of Lesbians and Gays meetings are confidential. Group is not associated with any religious organizations. First United Methodist Church, 1934 108th Ave. N.E., Bellevue. 206-325-7724 or www.bellevue-pflag.org.

Emergency Feeding Program of Seattle and King County: The program offers 14 varieties of healthy, nutritionally balanced food packs to families and individuals with an immediate need for food. For locations of a distribution centers or to find out how to help, call 206-329-0300 or visit www.emergencyfeeding.org.

Gamblers Anonymous Meetings: 7:30 p.m. Thursdays. Bethany Bible Church, 6214 N.E. Bothell Way, Bothell. 206-361-8413.

Grief Recovery Groups: 1:30-3:30 p.m. Mondays; 7-9 p.m. Tuesdays. Groups offered as part of proven program to help with recovery from any type of loss. Cost: $155 includes 12 sessions, space and materials. 10031 Main St., Bothell. 425-772-6630 or sherry.grow@gmail.com.

Medical coverage assistance: Public Health Seattle & King County provides free assistance applying for benefits, including free or low-cost medical coverage for qualifying children. Call for details. English: 206-296-3944; Spanish: 206-296-3948 or 206-296-3943; Vietnamese: 206-296-3949.

SHIBA Helpline: Statewide Heath Insurance Benefits Advisors is a network of trained volunteers that assists and advocates for consumer rights and options regarding health insurance, healthcare access and prescription access. Group is also accepting volunteers. 800-562-6900 or www.insurance.wa.gov.

TOPS (Take Off Pounds Sensibly) Chapter WA115: 8:45 a.m. Thursdays. Emmanuel Presbyterian Church, 19540 104th Ave. S.E., Bothell. 425-483-3385.

TOPS (Take Off Pounds Sensibly) Chapter 1090: 6:45-8 p.m. Mondays. Community of Christ Church, 20012 Filbert Drive, Bothell.


Angel Care Breast Cancer Foundation: Breast cancer survivors needed to provide support for others battling cancer. Must be one year past the end of treatments and have good interpersonal skills. 206-417-3484, 877-417-3484 (toll-free), www.angelcarefoundation.org or angelcare@angelcarefoundation.org.

Bothell Press Packet Group: Bothell City Clerk Division is seeking volunteers to pore through local newspapers to find Bothell-related articles. Articles are compiled into a press packet for the City Council. Volunteers meet at 9 a.m. Thursdays. Bothell City Hall, 18305 101st Ave. N.E. 425-486-3256 or CityClerk@ci.bothell.wa.us.

Evergreen Hospice: Volunteers age 18 or older needed to help terminally ill patients and their families throughout King and Snohomish counties. Training provided. 425-899-1040 or www.evergreenhealthcare.org.

Family Law CASA of King County: Children’s needs can get lost in the dispute between separating parents. Do you want to advocate for such a child? Volunteer for Family Law CASA (Court Appointed Special Advocate) of King County. 206-748-9700 or www.familylawcasa.com.

Greater Bothell Chamber of Commerce volunteers: Volunteers are sought to assist the chamber with daily administrative duties, including filing, correlating information packets, doing mailings, making copies and other duties as needed. Hours are flexible. 425-485-4353.

Hopelink: Volunteers are needed to help with education, pick up donated groceries and assist at food bank, and provide childcare. Training provided. Hopelink’s Northshore Center, 18220 96th Ave. N.E., Bothell. 425-869-6000 or www.hope-link.org.

Kenmore Senior Center: The center is looking for receptionists, teachers and coordinators for games, crafts and groups. 425-489-0707.

Meals on Wheels: Meal-delivery program has openings for volunteer drivers and co-coordinators at sites throughout King County. Time commitment for drivers averages three hours once a week, with 35-cent reimbursement per mile. Coordinators may work one or two days a week, four to six hours total. 206-448-5767 or www.seniorservices.org.

Northshore Health and Wellness Center Computer Learning Center: Volunteers are needed to teach the basics of software for adults with vision, hearing, hand-control or keyboard problems. 10212 E. Riverside Dr., Bothell. 425-487-2441.

Northshore Senior Center: Volunteer gardeners are needed to help weed, prune and tidy the grounds at the center for four to six hours per week during one to two months during spring. 10201 E. Riverside Dr., Bothell. 425-486-4564.

Puget Sound Blood Center: Assist with blood drives and bone marrow registry drives. Must be available in the day or early evening twice a month and have reliable transportation. 425-462-4381, meganp@psbc.org or www.psbc.org/volunteers.

Tutors: The Northshore Family Center is looking for volunteers to work as tutors for the after-school tutoring program. Tutors help elementary- and middle-school students with homework, enrichment activities and arts and crafts. The program currently runs 3-6 p.m. Mondays and Wednesdays. Greenbrier Community Center, 18746 144th Ave. N.E., Woodinville. 425-489-6343.