Ponti is holding its annual patio party
from 1-4 p.m., Sunday, July 11. You can see the details at www.pontiseafoodgrill.com/events.
StandUp For Kids
Seattle Charity Chowdown! Sponsored by McMenamins Pub in Queen Anne, 200 Roy St. is at 5 p.m. - 1 a.m., Wednesday, July 14. Fifty percent of food and drink purchases will go to StandUp For Kids. People will also be able to purchase raffle tickets for chances to win several prizes donated from local hotels, restaurants and shops!
Celebrate summer with Heron Habitat Helpers
2-4 p.m., Saturday, July 10 at 4562 - 34th Ave. W. RSVP: Christine Atkins at 206-286-1908 or firstname.lastname@example.org. Sit in the shade of the Kiwanis Ravine heronry, sip a cool glass of iced tea with volunteers and listen to the gronks and squawks of the heron chicks.Peek through the leaves - right under the nests! There will be music, refreshments, stories and heron reports for you. This is a social fundraiser, and donations are requested. Visit www.heronhelpers.org.
The Queen Anne Community Council Parks Committee
will meet at 7:30 p.m., Tuesday, July 13. The meeting will be at the Queen Anne Community Center located at 1901 First Ave. W. Don Harper #281-9018.
Interbay P-Patch Lavender U-Pick Sale
Saturday and Sunday, July 10-11 and July 17-18 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. Interbay P-Patch, 2451 15th Ave. W. Many varieties available, $3-$5 a bunch. Join us at 10 a.m., Sunday, July 11 at for a presentation on how to select and grow lavender by Rolf Hokansson of Swanson's Nursery and how to cook with lavender by Kathy Gehrt, author of "Discover Cooking with Lavender." Contact: Judy Hucka, 206-282-9453.
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.
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 Phinney Starbucks at 317 N. 67th St.
Chocolopolis, a Queen Anne Chocolate
shop is celebrating its second anniversary 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 our Golden Bar Giveaway contest. Chocolopolis is at 1527 Queen Anne Ave. N. Visit www.chocolopolis.com for more information.
Garfield High School Class of 1965
is having its reunion Aug. 27-28. For more details, contact Doris Stephens-Hill 206-236-2738 or email@example.com.
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, Saturday, July at the Magnolia Community Center. Cost is $60. Classes are limited to 10 students. Call 206-245-3302 or visit www.jessicaandrewsinc.com.
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.
Magnolia Chamber General Meeting
meets the fourth Tuesday, 6:15 p.m., every month except August. Location and topic tba. Watch for it at www.magnoliachamber.org
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]]