Community

August 13, 2009

By Staff

Events
The Chamber of Commerce hosts a lunch meeting with State Reps. Marcie Maxwell and Judy Clibborn from 11 a.m. – 12:15 p.m. Aug. 12 at Tapatio Mexican Grill, 6920 Coal Creek Parkway S.E. King County Councilman Reagan Dunn is the featured speaker. Cost is $20. R.S.V.P. by e-mailing info@newcastlecc.com.
The Concerts in the Park series in Lake Boren Park features Idol Eyez playing covers of pop, rock and disco from 6:30-8 p.m. Aug. 12.
Summer Nights at the Movies features “E.T.” at 9:10 p.m. Aug. 7 on the 18th hole at The Golf Club at Newcastle, 15500 Six Penny Lane. Admission and popcorn are free.
The inaugural Newcastle 5K Fun Run is at 9 a.m. Aug. 29 in Lake Boren Park. Registration through Aug. 28 is $25 per individual or $20 per team of four; the day of the event that cost is raised to $30/$25. After the run, enjoy food, drinks and services from event sponsors. Go to www.newcastle5k.com.
Youth
Tryouts for the Cannons Baseball Club 16U 2010 Mickey Mantle season are from 10 a.m. – 1 p.m. Aug. 8 at Liberty High School, 16655 S.E. 136th St., Renton. Call 206-227-2920.
The following events take place at the Lake Heights Family YMCA, 12635 S.E. 56th St. Call 644-8417 or go to www.lakeheightsymca.org.
q Youth Flag Football League, for ages 7-12, is from 5:15-6:15 p.m. Thursdays or Fridays Sept. 8-Oct. 24. Cost is $40 for facility members and $80 for program members. Registration deadline is Aug. 28.
q Basketball clinic for children ages 6-12 and youths ages 13-17. The clinic includes four sessions from Aug. 2 to Nov. 22. Cost is $90 with current membership for 6- to 12-year-olds, and $110 for ages 13-17.
q Kids Gym, an interactive class for ages 3-5, offers a variety of group games, including an obstacle course and tumbling exercises. Courses are from 11:15 a.m. – noon Mondays and from 4:15-5 p.m. Wednesdays. Cost is $30 with current membership.
q Outdoor soccer, for ages 7-12, is from 5:15-6:15 p.m. Sept. 12 to Oct. 24. Cost is $40 for facility members and $80 for program members.
q Outdoor soccer, for ages 3-6, is from 9:30-10:30 a.m. and from 10:30-11:30 a.m. Sept. 12 to Oct. 24. Cost is $30 for facility members and $60 for program members.
q Registration is now open for all summer programs, including day camp, specialty programs, Explorers and sports camps.
q Kids University is an after-school program that offers children ages 5-12 the opportunity to take classes with a specific focus, such as tutoring, creative writing, storytelling, geography and foreign languages. The schedule is from 3-6:30 p.m. at the Lake Heights Family YMCA for St. Madeleine Sophie School students and from 3-6:30 p.m. at Hazelwood Elementary School for everyone else. The before- and after-school program is from 6:30 a.m. until school starts and from 3-6:30 p.m. at the YMCA. Call 644-8417 or go to www.lakeheightsymca.org for fees.
Clubs
The Society of Artists for Newcastle, an art organization, is seeking new members. Call 271-5822.
MOMS Club of Renton meets for play dates at parks and other locations. New activities are planned daily. This nonprofit, nonreligious organization provides daytime support for moms and their families. Call 260-3079.
Bridge players are wanted, evening or daytime. Games take place at various homes in the Hazelwood area. Call 255-0895.
Newcastle Rotary Club meets at 7:30 a.m. Wednesdays at The Golf Club at Newcastle, 15550 Six Penny Lane. Call 206-947-5741 or go to www.newcastlerotary.us.
Newcastle Historical Society meets at 4 p.m. the first Thursday at City Hall, 13020 S.E. 72nd Place. Call 226-4238.
An international dinner, sponsored by Bahai Faith of Newcastle, is at 6:30 p.m. the third Friday. Call 430-8047.
Drinking Liberally, an informal progressive social group that discusses politics, meets at 7 p.m. the first and third Thursday of the month at Angelo’s Restaurant, 1830 130th Ave. N.E., Bellevue. Go to www.drinkingliberally.org.
Eastside Mothers & More, a social network for mothers, meets from 7-9 p.m. the second Tuesday of each month in the North Room at East Shore Unitarian Church, 12700 S.E. 32nd St., Bellevue (not church affiliated).
Hill’N Dale Garden Club, meets at 6 p.m. the first Monday of each month September through June at the Newport Way Library, 14250 S.E. Newport Way. Call 255-9705.
Seniors
Lake Heights Family YMCA Seniors Program has drop-in time Tuesdays and Thursdays from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. at the YMCA, 12635 S.E. 56th St. in Newport Hills. Have lunch, socialize and have fun. Call 644-8417.
Library events
The following events are at the Newport Way Library, 14250 S.E. Newport Way, Bellevue, unless otherwise noted. To register, call 747-2390.
q Talk Time, for adults seeking to improve speaking and listening skills in English, is at 10 a.m. Aug. 10, 17, 24 & 31.
q Creative Cinema Mondays, for children and their families, at 7 p.m. Aug. 10 is “The Borrowers.” Aug. 17 is “Camp Rock.” Aug. 24 is “Charlotte’s Web.”
q Read & Lead, a summer reading program for teens and children reading and listening to each other read, is at 3 p.m. Aug. 11 and 18.
q Tiny Tales Story Time, for ages 24 months and younger, is at 10:30 a.m. Aug. 13.
q Mystical Arts Party, a teen event led by fortune teller Alexandra Chauran, who will talk about her profession and give free palm and tarot card readings, is from 1-3 p.m. Aug. 8.
q Computer class: Microsoft Word Level 1, for adults, is at 9:15 a.m. Aug. 15.
q Computer class: Internet Level 1, for adults, is at 7 p.m. Aug. 27.
Health
Angel Care Breast Cancer Foundation-trained survivors offer free emotional support to the newly diagnosed, enhancing emotional recovery while going through treatments. Go to www.angelcarefoundation.org.
Volunteers
Would you like to earn community service hours or spend some time outdoors with a bunch of fun folks this summer? Newcastle Community Events needs help with:
q Information table greeting
q Distributing flyers
q Taking event photos/videos
q Handing out trinkets
q Playing games
q Decorating
If interested, e-mail Jules Maas at julesm@ci.newcastle.wa.us.
Eastside Bluebills, a Boeing retiree volunteer organization that provides opportunities to help others in need and assist charitable and nonprofit organizations, meets from 10 a.m. – noon the third Wednesday at the Bellevue Regional Library. Call 235-3847.
King County Library System’s Words on Wheels program needs volunteers to select and deliver library materials to homebound patrons. Training is provided. A one-year commitment is required. Volunteers must be at least 18, have their own transportation and be able to pass a Washington State Patrol background check. Call 369-3235.
Places to go
Cougar Mountain Regional Wildland Park, on Lakemont Boulevard Southeast, is a 3,000-acre park with more than 30 miles of trails and the site of the 1880s coalmines. Go to www.metrokc.gov/parks.

Events

The Chamber of Commerce hosts a lunch meeting with State Reps. Marcie Maxwell and Judy Clibborn from 11 a.m. – 12:15 p.m. Aug. 12 at Tapatio Mexican Grill, 6920 Coal Creek Parkway S.E. King County Councilman Reagan Dunn is the featured speaker. Cost is $20. R.S.V.P. by e-mailing info@newcastlecc.com.

The Concerts in the Park series in Lake Boren Park features Idol Eyez playing covers of pop, rock and disco from 6:30-8 p.m. Aug. 12.

Summer Nights at the Movies features “E.T.” at 9:10 p.m. Aug. 7 on the 18th hole at The Golf Club at Newcastle, 15500 Six Penny Lane. Admission and popcorn are free.

The inaugural Newcastle 5K Fun Run is at 9 a.m. Aug. 29 in Lake Boren Park. Registration through Aug. 28 is $25 per individual or $20 per team of four; the day of the event that cost is raised to $30/$25. After the run, enjoy food, drinks and services from event sponsors. Go to www.newcastle5k.com.

Youth

Tryouts for the Cannons Baseball Club 16U 2010 Mickey Mantle season are from 10 a.m. – 1 p.m. Aug. 8 at Liberty High School, 16655 S.E. 136th St., Renton. Call 206-227-2920.

The following events take place at the Lake Heights Family YMCA, 12635 S.E. 56th St. Call 644-8417 or go to www.lakeheightsymca.org.

  • Youth Flag Football League, for ages 7-12, is from 5:15-6:15 p.m. Thursdays or Fridays Sept. 8-Oct. 24. Cost is $40 for facility members and $80 for program members. Registration deadline is Aug. 28.
  • Basketball clinic for children ages 6-12 and youths ages 13-17. The clinic includes four sessions from Aug. 2 to Nov. 22. Cost is $90 with current membership for 6- to 12-year-olds, and $110 for ages 13-17.
  • Kids Gym, an interactive class for ages 3-5, offers a variety of group games, including an obstacle course and tumbling exercises. Courses are from 11:15 a.m. – noon Mondays and from 4:15-5 p.m. Wednesdays. Cost is $30 with current membership.
  • Outdoor soccer, for ages 7-12, is from 5:15-6:15 p.m. Sept. 12 to Oct. 24. Cost is $40 for facility members and $80 for program members.
  • Outdoor soccer, for ages 3-6, is from 9:30-10:30 a.m. and from 10:30-11:30 a.m. Sept. 12 to Oct. 24. Cost is $30 for facility members and $60 for program members.
  • Registration is now open for all summer programs, including day camp, specialty programs, Explorers and sports camps.
  • Kids University is an after-school program that offers children ages 5-12 the opportunity to take classes with a specific focus, such as tutoring, creative writing, storytelling, geography and foreign languages. The schedule is from 3-6:30 p.m. at the Lake Heights Family YMCA for St. Madeleine Sophie School students and from 3-6:30 p.m. at Hazelwood Elementary School for everyone else. The before- and after-school program is from 6:30 a.m. until school starts and from 3-6:30 p.m. at the YMCA. Call 644-8417 or go to www.lakeheightsymca.org for fees.

Clubs

The Society of Artists for Newcastle, an art organization, is seeking new members. Call 271-5822.

MOMS Club of Renton meets for play dates at parks and other locations. New activities are planned daily. This nonprofit, nonreligious organization provides daytime support for moms and their families. Call 260-3079.

Bridge players are wanted, evening or daytime. Games take place at various homes in the Hazelwood area. Call 255-0895.

Newcastle Rotary Club meets at 7:30 a.m. Wednesdays at The Golf Club at Newcastle, 15550 Six Penny Lane. Call 206-947-5741 or go to www.newcastlerotary.us.

Newcastle Historical Society meets at 4 p.m. the first Thursday at City Hall, 13020 S.E. 72nd Place. Call 226-4238.

An international dinner, sponsored by Bahai Faith of Newcastle, is at 6:30 p.m. the third Friday. Call 430-8047.

Drinking Liberally, an informal progressive social group that discusses politics, meets at 7 p.m. the first and third Thursday of the month at Angelo’s Restaurant, 1830 130th Ave. N.E., Bellevue. Go to www.drinkingliberally.org.

Eastside Mothers & More, a social network for mothers, meets from 7-9 p.m. the second Tuesday of each month in the North Room at East Shore Unitarian Church, 12700 S.E. 32nd St., Bellevue (not church affiliated).

Hill’N Dale Garden Club, meets at 6 p.m. the first Monday of each month September through June at the Newport Way Library, 14250 S.E. Newport Way. Call 255-9705.

Seniors

Lake Heights Family YMCA Seniors Program has drop-in time Tuesdays and Thursdays from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. at the YMCA, 12635 S.E. 56th St. in Newport Hills. Have lunch, socialize and have fun. Call 644-8417.

Library events

The following events are at the Newport Way Library, 14250 S.E. Newport Way, Bellevue, unless otherwise noted. To register, call 747-2390.

  • Talk Time, for adults seeking to improve speaking and listening skills in English, is at 10 a.m. Aug. 10, 17, 24 & 31.
  • Creative Cinema Mondays, for children and their families, at 7 p.m. Aug. 10 is “The Borrowers.” Aug. 17 is “Camp Rock.” Aug. 24 is “Charlotte’s Web.”
  • Read & Lead, a summer reading program for teens and children reading and listening to each other read, is at 3 p.m. Aug. 11 and 18.
  • Tiny Tales Story Time, for ages 24 months and younger, is at 10:30 a.m. Aug. 13.
  • Mystical Arts Party, a teen event led by fortune teller Alexandra Chauran, who will talk about her profession and give free palm and tarot card readings, is from 1-3 p.m. Aug. 8.
  • Computer class: Microsoft Word Level 1, for adults, is at 9:15 a.m. Aug. 15.
  • Computer class: Internet Level 1, for adults, is at 7 p.m. Aug. 27.

Health

Angel Care Breast Cancer Foundation-trained survivors offer free emotional support to the newly diagnosed, enhancing emotional recovery while going through treatments. Go to www.angelcarefoundation.org.

Volunteers

Would you like to earn community service hours or spend some time outdoors with a bunch of fun folks this summer? Newcastle Community Events needs help with:

  • Information table greeting
  • Distributing flyers
  • Taking event photos/videos
  • Handing out trinkets
  • Playing games
  • Decorating

If interested, e-mail Jules Maas at julesm@ci.newcastle.wa.us.

Eastside Bluebills, a Boeing retiree volunteer organization that provides opportunities to help others in need and assist charitable and nonprofit organizations, meets from 10 a.m. – noon the third Wednesday at the Bellevue Regional Library. Call 235-3847.

King County Library System’s Words on Wheels program needs volunteers to select and deliver library materials to homebound patrons. Training is provided. A one-year commitment is required. Volunteers must be at least 18, have their own transportation and be able to pass a Washington State Patrol background check. Call 369-3235.

Places to go

Cougar Mountain Regional Wildland Park, on Lakemont Boulevard Southeast, is a 3,000-acre park with more than 30 miles of trails and the site of the 1880s coalmines. Go to www.metrokc.gov/parks.

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