Get Involved!


Madrona Valley Neighborhood Association, on Tuesday, March 8, 7 p.m. 1426 27th Ave. George Martinez, 329-8851.

37th District Democrats, on March 14, 7:30 p.m. Central Area Senior Center, 500 30th Ave. S. 723-5532.

Madison Park Business Association, on March 17, 8-9 a.m. Impromptu Wine & Art Bar, 4235 E. Madison St. Annemarie, 322-0632.

East Precinct Crime Prevention Coalition, on March 24, 7-8:30 p.m. Seattle Vocational Institute, 2120 S. Jackson St. Mary Williams, 323-9584.

Business Network International, on Wednesdays
, 1-2:30 p.m. Impromptu Wine & Art Bar, 4235 E. Madison St. Amy, 726-9596.

Summit at Madison Park grand-opening celebration, on Thursday, March 3, Noon-6 p.m. Also, ribbon-cutting ceremony, 3:30 p.m. 2209 E. Madison St. 720-5553.

Arbor-Read-Em book sale, on Saturday, March 5, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Washington Park Arboretum's Graham Visitors Center, 2300 Arboretum Drive E. 543-8800.

Leschi Natural Area work party, on March 12, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. E. Terrace St. and 36th Ave. Fran and Bunny, 323-2296.

Leschi Gateway Project work party, to remove invasive plants, plant native plants and install retaining walls, on March 13 and 17, 12:30-3:30 p.m. Meet at Lake Washington Blvd. and E. Huron St. John Barber, 324-1548.

Friends of Frink Park work party,
on March 19, 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Meet at 31st Ave. S. and S. Jackson St. John Barber, 324-1548.

Conversation Café
, on Tuesdays, 6:30-8 p.m. Starbucks, 4000 E. Madison St. Larry Gaffin, 325-9093.


Children's Book Celebration
, sponsored by Seattle Public Library, on March 12: Authors Keith Baker, Doug Keith and Richard Jesse Wat-son, 11 a.m. Madrona-Sally Goldmark Library, 1134 33rd Ave. 684-4705; Authors Carl Deuker, Mary Cronk Farrell and Katherine Kirkpatrick, 1 p.m. Douglass-Truth Library, 2300 E. Yesler Way. 684-4704; Authors Margaret Chodos-Irvine and Derek Munson, 1 p.m. Montlake Library, 2300 24th Ave. E. 684-4720. All free.

Dr. Seuss story times: March 14, 7 p.m. Madrona-Sally Goldmark Library, 1134 33rd Ave. 684-4705; March 21, 7:30 p.m. Montlake Library, 2300 24th Ave. E. 684-4720.

Money Smart Kids, with activities and discussions on saving, spending and sharing, based on Washington Mutual community education materials, for children age 5-11, Tuesdays, March 15-29, 6:30-8 p.m. Meredith Mathews East Madison YMCA, 1700 23rd Ave. Register, Brenetta Ward, 322-6969.

Spring sports registration, for girls' softball (age 10-17), co-ed track and field (age 5-17) and co-ed T-ball (age 6-7). $35/child per sport; bring birth certificate. Miller Community Center, 330 19th Ave. E. 684-4753.


Community reading, with kindergartners, on Wednesdays, Noon-1:10 p.m. Leschi Elementary School, 132 32nd Ave. Denise DeGarbriele, 252-2994.

St. Therese School tours, on Tuesday-Thursday, 9 a.m.-2:30 p.m. 900 35th Ave. Appointment, 324-0460.


Women's Workshop, on the cycle of women's institutional oppression, sponsored by the National Coalition Building Institute, on Saturday, March 5, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. $30-$100 sliding scale. Seattle Girls' School, 2710 S. Jackson St. Register,

City People's Garden Store presents: Savvy Seeding, March 12, 11 a.m.-noon. Free; Northwest Rose Care, March 26, 11 a.m.-noon. Free; Creating Garden Mosaics, April 2, 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Register, Sara, 634-2566. Free. 2939 E. Madison St. 324-0737.


Barbara Eiswerth: Centering, on Wednesday, March 2-March 28. Reception, Wednesday,March 2, 5-8 p.m. Baas Art Gallery, 2703 E. Madison St. 324-4742.


YWCA Leadership Programs seek women to mentor high-school girls of color for one year. Training, March 26, 3-4 p.m. YWCA Alvirita Little Center, 708 Martin Luther King Jr. Way. 461-4443.[[In-content Ad]]