State Rep. Mary Lou Dickerson
is inviting 36th District constituents to take part in her weekly Coffee Hour with Mary Lou, Tuesdays from 10 to 11 a.m. at the the Phinney Starbucks at 317 N. 67th St. Everyone is welcome. Dickerson emphasized that people are also welcome to contact her through her district office in Suite 310 A in the Ballard Building at 2208 N.W. Market St.; or call 206-545-6513.
Thursday Farmers Market
Get fresh local strawberries, produce, eggs, meat, cheese, fish, flowers and much more from 3-7 p.m., Thursday, June 17, at the Queen Anne Farmers Market on West Crockett Street. Bring your knives to get sharpened while you shop. Events: 4 p.m. Chef Demo by Ethan Stowell of How to Cook a Wolf; 5 p.m. Kids' Cooking Class by Hsiao-Ching Chou, of Jamie Oliver's Food Revolution-Seattle, 5-7 p.m. Music by Vince Mtz. & The Great Blue Yonder, 6 p.m. Cooking Demo by Patricia and John Eddy of Cook Local. All events free! Dogs welcome on a short leash. More information at www.qafma.org.
Chocolopolis, a Queen Anne Chocolate
shop is celebrating its second anniverary in July with a week of special events. Festivities kick off on Sunday, July 11 at the Seattle Chocolate Salon and continue all week at the shop on Queen Anne Hill. In-store events include a "Guess the Ganache" truffle tasting challenge, a chance for kids to participate in chocolate dipping, and opportunities to meet representatives of internationally renowned chocolate makers Amano, Claudio Corallo, François Pralus, and Theo Chocolate. Customers can collect stamps on a "Chocolate Passport" to earn prizes, and three lucky chocolate lovers will win a year of free chocolate in the Golden Bar Giveaway contest. Chocolopolis is at 1527 Queen Anne Ave. N. Visit www.chocolopolis.com for more information.
Merrill Gardens at Queen Anne
is hosting a USO fundraiser to help support U.S. troops. The event takes place from 5 - 7 p.m., Wednesday, June 16, for an Italian feast and silent auction. $10 minimum donation - all proceeds benefit the USO. For more details, call 206-284-0055. Merrill Gardens at Queen Anne is at 805 Fourth Ave. N.
Free notary public services
Offered by the Edward Jones office of George Andrade at 313 W. McGraw St. in Queen Anne. Every Wednesday between 2-4 p.m. with two forms of proper ID legitimate documents will be notarized free of charge. Questions? Call Lisa at 206-285-3727.
FOLKpark meets at 6:30 p.m.,
Thursday, June 17 at the Queen Anne Neighborhood Service Center 160 Roy St., Ste. 100.
The Queen Anne Chamber of
Commerce luncheon is at 11:15 a.m.-1 p.m., Thursday, June 17 at the Swedish Cultural Center, 1920 Dexter Ave. N. $25 members, $35 non-members RSVP at 206-283-6876 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Queen Anne Community Council
Land Use Review Committee meets at 7 p.m., Monday, June 21 at Queen Anne Community Center, 1901 First Ave. W.
Sustainable Queen Anne meets
6:30-8:30 p.m., Monday, June 28 at Heather Trim's home, 2501 Westview Dr. W. (corner of Wheeler). For more information call 206-352-0219.
Village Night Out
is at 6-9 p.m., Thursday, June 17 in the Magnolia Village.
Sustainable Magnolia meets at 7 p.m., Monday, June 21 at 2415 31st Ave. W. (Parking lot is on 31st Ave. W.) www.sustainablemagnolia.org
Discovery Park Advisory Council
meets from 7-9 p.m., Wednesday, June 23 at the Discovery Park Environmental Learning Center, 3801 W. Government Way.
Magnolia Chamber Meeting
is at 6:15 p.m., Tuesday, June 22. Topic and location TBA. Visit www.magnoliachamber.org.
Neighbors Advisory Committee
meets at 4:30 p.m., Wednesday, June 16 at Port of Seattle headquarters
Committee meets from 5-7 p.m., Tuesday, June 22 at the Magnolia Library 2801 34th Ave. W. Contact: Frank Gaul email@example.com
Garfield High School Class of 1965
is having its reunion Aug. 27-28. For more details, contact Doris Stephens-Hill 206-236-2738 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Dollars & Sense for Kids!
A two-hour Money Summer Camp for ages 7 -12 in Magnolia! Magnolia local and CPA, Jessica Andrews, is offering a fun, essential class for your children to learn about the basics of money and how it works. The interactive class explores checking and savings accounts, CDs, working hard for your money, saving, spending, giving, earning interest and how banks work. The camp is 10 a.m. to noon, Thursday, June 24 at the Magnolia Community Center. A second class is July 24. Cost is $60. Classes are limited to 10 students. Call 206-245-3302 or visit www.jessicaandrewsinc.com.
United Indians of All Tribes Foundation
is hosting The Pathways to Prosperity Program's four-part career class beginning 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., Fridays, June 18, 25, at Daybreak Star Indian Cultural Center in Discovery Park. Learn resume and cover letter techniques, networking, interview skills and more. This program is FREE, and childcare is available. RSVP at email@example.com, or 206-829-2209.
Youth football & cheerleading in Magnolia and Queen Anne!
Registration is now open and space is limited to 25 players per team for the Interbay Eagles football & cheerleading. Please register online at www.seattleinterbayfootball.org/register.htm. For 2010, the Seattle Interbay Eagles will field youth football teams in the 89er, Midget, PeeWee and Bantam divisions (ages 7 - 14). The Eagles will field one cheerleading squad ages 6-11. Practices start on Aug. 9 and run daily from 5 to 7 p.m. at Interbay Field: 3027 17th Ave W.
Call for artists!
United Indians of All Tribes Foundation is celebrating its 40th anniversary and seeks submission of artwork exploring the theme of Native activism and reflecting the powerful story of the beginning of UIATF. For more background information, visit http://www.unitedindians.org/about_history_bernie.html and http://depts.washington.edu/civilr/FtLawton_takeover.htm.
Intermediate Contract Bridge players needed!
The Magnolia Community Center Bridge Club meets from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., every Wednesday at the Magnolia Community Center, 2550 34th Ave. W. Bring your own lunch. Call Janet Ray at 300-8559 for more information.
Volunteer tutors needed for neighborhood public schools -
No experience necessary! Training provided! Successful Schools in Action (SSIA), a non-profit educational organization, is recruiting community members as volunteer tutors in the Queen Anne and Magnolia public schools. Share your skills and enthusiasm for math or literacy with kindergarten through high school students. Opportunities available 8 a.m. to 4 p.m., Monday through Friday. 206-378-0797 or FloMinehan@SchoolsInAction.org.
Parks and recreation starting
adult sports leagues. Spring adult sports leagues are getting started soon. For more information about our adult leagues, contact Antoinette Daniel, Recreation Program Coordinator at 684-7092, or email Antoinette.firstname.lastname@example.org.
Magnolia Book Club meets
at 6:15 p.m. on the third Thursday of each month at the Magnolia Community Center, 2550 34th Ave. W. For more information e-mail Kacey at email@example.com or visit www.readinginmagnolia.wordpress.com.
Saving for College
You can guarantee your child's college tuition with Washington's Guaranteed Education Tuition (GET) Program. Call 1-800-955-2318 or visit get.wa.gov.
Queen Anne a cappella barbershop singing
The Seattle SeaChordsmen Barbershop Chorus sings at 7:30 p.m., every Monday at the Queen Anne Baptist Church, 2011 First Ave. N. Entrance via the alley. Visit www.seachordsmen.org or call 206-370-4085 for more information.
Seattle Milk Fund (SMF)
SMF is an organization that empowers families to achieve self-sufficiency. Make new friends as you help people in need. Call Paula at 206-283-9880 for details.
Circle of Healing from Abuse
an adult group for healing from partner or parental abuse - meets Tuesdays in Queen Anne. 206-428-8512.
Magnolia Troop 85 Recruiting
Troop 85 is recruiting for new scouts ages 11 to 18. For more information contact Scoutmaster Tom McKoy 206-284-9076.
The Spanish Conversation Group
meets at the Magnolia Library on the first and third Tuesday of each month, from 5:30 to 7 p.m. 206-283-
Magnolia Community Club
board meetings are held on the third Tuesday of every month (except August and December), 7-9 p.m. at the Magnolia Community Center, 2550 34th Ave. W.
Want to volunteer somewhere?
The Volunteers of America is always looking for volunteers and donations. The organization's Senior Companion Program provides quality home care for seniors and disabled adults. 206-329-0515.
Boy Scout Troop 70 Wants You!
Are you a boy between the age of 11 and 18, enjoy outdoor activities and like to learn new skills while making friends?
If so, Queen Anne Boy Scout Troop 70 wants you! Visit us at www.QATroop70.org or call Jim Grane at 282-6861 or Lisa Walker
at 286-3108. Come join in the adventure!
Queen Anne Senior Community Bridge
meets 2-4 p.m., Mondays at 800 Fourth Ave. N. Part of Merrill Gardens. Take Bus 4 & 5 Greenwood bus or park one block away at Fifth and Valley streets. Walk-ins welcome. 206-523-8673 or 206-829-8036.
Thundering 36th District Democrats
meets the second Wednesday of each month at 7:30 p.m. at the Phinney Neighborhood Community Hall (Brick Building 6532 Phinney Ave. N. Call 206-784-7665 or www.36th.org.
Volunteer tutors needed at Lawton
Help students with reading, writing and math. Tutors help within the classroom or pull students out for one-on-one tutoring. Tutors are provided with materials and guided by the teachers on how to help the child. Lawton is located at 4000 27th Ave. W. and school hours are from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., M-F. For additional information contact Lawton Volunteer Coordinator Suzy Minto at 252-2172, or visit our Web site at www.orgsites.com/wa/lawtonvolunteers.
A support group
sponsored by Alzheimer's Association will be held 7-8:30 p.m., on the first and third Tuesdays of each month at Magnolia United Church of Christ, 3555 W.
McGraw St. 206-284-4508 or www.alzwa.org.
Queen Anne Helpline board meets
on the second Tuesday of each month at the Helpline office at 7:30 a.m. The Helpline office is at 311 W. McGraw. 206-282-1540.
The Magnolia Circle
offers pet bereavement support to anyone needing it. The Circle meets at 2:30 p.m., every third Saturday of every month in the Dunes Room of the Magnolia Community Center at 2550 34th Ave. W. Call 206-369-6666 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
Seattle Area Rotary Clubs
is partnering with the Northwest Youth Music Association and Seattle Public Schools to provide 1,200 instruments to students over the next two years.
To help or get involved call 206-252-0476.
Come join Native Elders lunch program
The United Indians of All Tribes Foundation invites Elders to join their lunch program. Lunches are from 11 a.m. to
noon, Monday through Friday, in the dining room at 9010 13th Ave. N.W. 206-228-1410.
Magnolia Scrabble Club
meets 6:30-8:30 p.m. first and third Monday of each month at the Magnolia Community Center 2520 34th Ave. W. 206-378-1739.
General Board Games Club
Join the fun 6:30-8:30 p.m. on the second and fourth Mondays of every month at the Magnolia Community Center 2520 34th Ave. W.
Magnolia Chamber of Commerce
meetings are at 6:15 p.m. every second Tuesday. Call the chamber office, 206-284-5836, for location. All are welcome.
Are you interested in needlework,
beading, knitting and other forms of fiber arts? Please contact Gloria Young at email@example.com or call Noreen Havens, 425-778-1418.
Magnolia Quilt Guild
gathers at 10 a.m., the first and third Tuesday each month, at the Magnolia Community Center, 2550 34th Ave. W. 206-283-9880.
Seattle Junior Chamber (Jaycees)
Professional and personal development organization devoted to community and individual involvement, meets at 7 p.m. the first and third Wednesdays of each month at 109 W. Mercer St. 206-286-2014.
Seattle General Toastmasters Club
meets 7-8:30 a.m. every Thursday, at the Swedish Cultural Center, 1920 Dexter Ave. N. 206-937-6773 or visit www.seattletoastmasters.org.
Toast of the Town Toastmasters
meets 6:30-8:30 p.m., Thursdays at the Jaycees Bldg., 109 W. Mercer St. toastofthetowntoastmasters.org.
Magnolia meets at 7:30 a.m. Thursdays at the Seattle Yacht Club at Elliott Bay Marina; Queen Anne meets at noon Tuesdays, Best Western Executive Inn, 200 Taylor Ave. N. 206-352-2805.
meets at noon Tuesdays, at Best Western Executive Inn, 200 Taylor Ave. N. 206-282-0738.
meets at 7:30 p.m. Thursdays, Church of the Ascension, 2330 Viewmont Way W. 587-2838; and 7:30 p.m. Fridays, St. Anne's Church, 1411 First Ave. W. and Lee St. 206-587-2838.
meets at noon Mondays, at First Free Methodist Church, 3200 Third Ave. W. 206-625-0000.
Emerald City Toastmasters
meets every Thursday at noon, Seattle Parks Dept. building 100 Dexter Ave. N. 206-467-7600.
takes place 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Fridays at Queen Anne Presbyterian Church, Fifth Ave. W. and W. Howe St. Complimentary luncheon. 206-283-6644.
Newcomers & New Friends
meets for lunch the second Wednesday of every month at various locations. Call 425-775-8608 or visit www.seattlenewcomers.com.
The Crafty Ladies
meet 2-4 p.m., Thursdays at Queen Anne Community Center, 1915 First Ave. W. 206-684-4240.
Donations to Northwest Center
of clothes/goods can be dropped off 9 a.m.-5 p.m., Saturdays and Sundays in a big blue truck parked in the Diamond lot at 2400 Queen Anne Ave. N. 206-691-2588 or www.nwcenter.org.[[In-content Ad]]