CALENDAR

September 3, 2009

By Staff

Events
The Newcastle Massage Envy offers special prices on one-hour massage sessions Sept. 15, with $10 from every massage benefiting the Puget Sound affiliate of Susan G. Komen for the Cure in support of the fight against breast cancer. Schedule a massage by calling 957-7979, signing up in person at 6920 Coal Creek Parkway S.E. or going to www.massageenvy.com.
The Beit Tikvah Messianic Congregation will celebrate Rosh Hashanah at 7:30 p.m. Sept. 18 at 7935 136th Ave. S.E. They will blow the shofar (ram’s horn) to usher in the Jewish New Year. This is a prophetic festival that looks to the return of Yeshua (Jesus) with a blast of the trumpet. Call 793-3000.
Youth
An Apollo Girl Scout information meeting is at 7 p.m. Sept. 23 in the Newcastle Elementary School multipurpose room, 8400 136th Ave. S.E. Call 228-4338 or e-mail raelynn6@hotmail.com.
A Newcastle Girl Scout information meeting is at 7 p.m. Sept. 24 in the Newcastle Elementary School multipurpose room.  E-mail SUM_k-3_SU444@comcast.net.
The following events take place at the Lake Heights Family YMCA, 12635 S.E. 56th St. Get more information by calling 644-8417 or going to www.lakeheightsymca.org.
q Home school Gym and Swim, for ages 5-17, is from 2-4 p.m. Tuesdays and Fridays, Sept. 8 – Nov. 20.
q Basketball clinic for children ages 6-12 and youths ages 13-17. The clinic includes four sessions through Nov. 22.
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 Wednesdays, Sept. 8 – Nov. 20.
q The Washington Black Belt Academy is offering Taekwondo classes for everyone Sept. 1 – Oct. 22; from 4:30-5:15 p.m. Tuesdays for 5- through 8-year-olds; from 5:15-6 p.m. Tuesdays for 9- through 12-year-olds; from 4:30-5:15 p.m. Thursdays for children 13 and older; and from 5:15-6 p.m. Thursdays for families.
q Preschool Sports — T-Ball is from 10-10:30 a.m. or 10:30-11 a.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays or from 5-5:30 p.m. Mondays and Wednesdays for 3- through 4-year-olds; and from 5:30-6 p.m. Mondays and Wednesdays for 5- through 6-year-olds.
q Mini-Leaguers Outdoor Soccer, for ages 3-6, is from 9:30-10:30 a.m. or from 10:30-11:30 a.m. Saturdays, Sept. 12 – Oct. 24. Children learn FUNdamentals, make new friends and participate in a game. Volunteer coaches are needed for each team, and parents/chaperones are encouraged to participate along side their child.
q Youth Flag Football, for ages 7-10, is from 5:15-6:15 Thursdays and Fridays for practice with games on Saturdays, Sept. 10 – Oct. 24. Adult volunteer coaches are needed for each team, and parent/chaperones are encouraged to attend practices and games.
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
Freethinkers United Network, Newcastle Chapter, meets at 7 p.m. every other Saturday in a Newcastle home environment. Freethinkers, humanists, agnostics and atheists welcome. There will be open discussion of wide-ranging topics of general group interest. Seating is limited, so call 206-228-7925.
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 “Microsoft Word Level 2,” for adults, 9 a.m. Sept. 5
q “Microsoft Excel Level 1,” for adults, 9:15 a.m. Sept. 14
q Talk Time for adults, 10 a.m. Sept. 14, 21 & 28
q Newport Way Library Association meeting, 7:30 p.m. Sept. 14
q Tiny Tales Story Time, for ages 24 months and younger with adult, 10:30 a.m. Sept. 15
q Teen volunteer informational meeting, 3:30 p.m. Sept. 15
q Family Story Time, for ages 5 and younger with an adult, 10:30 am. Sept 16
q Study Hall, for teens, children and families, 3 p.m. Sept. 21, 22 & 29
q Pajama Story Time, for all ages, 7 p.m. Sept. 23 & 30
q Study Zone, get homework help from qualified tutors in math and other subjects, 3 p.m. Sept. 24
q Newport Way Book Group discusses “The Inheritance of Loss” by Kiran Desai at 7:30 p.m. Sept. 21
q “Internet Level 2” for adults, 7 p.m. Set. 24
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 Newcastle Massage Envy offers special prices on one-hour massage sessions Sept. 15, with $10 from every massage benefiting the Puget Sound affiliate of Susan G. Komen for the Cure in support of the fight against breast cancer. Schedule a massage by calling 957-7979, signing up in person at 6920 Coal Creek Parkway S.E. or going to www.massageenvy.com.

The Beit Tikvah Messianic Congregation will celebrate Rosh Hashanah at 7:30 p.m. Sept. 18 at 7935 136th Ave. S.E. They will blow the shofar (ram’s horn) to usher in the Jewish New Year. This is a prophetic festival that looks to the return of Yeshua (Jesus) with a blast of the trumpet. Call 793-3000.

Youth

An Apollo Girl Scout information meeting is at 7 p.m. Sept. 23 in the Newcastle Elementary School multipurpose room, 8400 136th Ave. S.E. Call 228-4338 or e-mail raelynn6@hotmail.com.

A Newcastle Girl Scout information meeting is at 7 p.m. Sept. 24 in the Newcastle Elementary School multipurpose room.  E-mail SUM_k-3_SU444@comcast.net.

The following events take place at the Lake Heights Family YMCA, 12635 S.E. 56th St. Get more information by calling 644-8417 or going to www.lakeheightsymca.org.

  • Home school Gym and Swim, for ages 5-17, is from 2-4 p.m. Tuesdays and Fridays, Sept. 8 – Nov. 20.
  • Basketball clinic for children ages 6-12 and youths ages 13-17. The clinic includes four sessions through Nov. 22.
  • 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 Wednesdays, Sept. 8 – Nov. 20.
  • The Washington Black Belt Academy is offering Taekwondo classes for everyone Sept. 1 – Oct. 22; from 4:30-5:15 p.m. Tuesdays for 5- through 8-year-olds; from 5:15-6 p.m. Tuesdays for 9- through 12-year-olds; from 4:30-5:15 p.m. Thursdays for children 13 and older; and from 5:15-6 p.m. Thursdays for families.
  • Preschool Sports — T-Ball is from 10-10:30 a.m. or 10:30-11 a.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays or from 5-5:30 p.m. Mondays and Wednesdays for 3- through 4-year-olds; and from 5:30-6 p.m. Mondays and Wednesdays for 5- through 6-year-olds.
  • Mini-Leaguers Outdoor Soccer, for ages 3-6, is from 9:30-10:30 a.m. or from 10:30-11:30 a.m. Saturdays, Sept. 12 – Oct. 24. Children learn FUNdamentals, make new friends and participate in a game. Volunteer coaches are needed for each team, and parents/chaperones are encouraged to participate along side their child.
  • Youth Flag Football, for ages 7-10, is from 5:15-6:15 Thursdays and Fridays for practice with games on Saturdays, Sept. 10 – Oct. 24. Adult volunteer coaches are needed for each team, and parent/chaperones are encouraged to attend practices and games.
  • 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

Freethinkers United Network, Newcastle Chapter, meets at 7 p.m. every other Saturday in a Newcastle home environment. Freethinkers, humanists, agnostics and atheists welcome. There will be open discussion of wide-ranging topics of general group interest. Seating is limited, so call 206-228-7925.

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.

  • “Microsoft Word Level 2,” for adults, 9 a.m. Sept. 5
  • “Microsoft Excel Level 1,” for adults, 9:15 a.m. Sept. 14
  • Talk Time for adults, 10 a.m. Sept. 14, 21 & 28
  • Newport Way Library Association meeting, 7:30 p.m. Sept. 14
  • Tiny Tales Story Time, for ages 24 months and younger with adult, 10:30 a.m. Sept. 15
  • Teen volunteer informational meeting, 3:30 p.m. Sept. 15
  • Family Story Time, for ages 5 and younger with an adult, 10:30 am. Sept 16
  • Study Hall, for teens, children and families, 3 p.m. Sept. 21, 22 & 29
  • Pajama Story Time, for all ages, 7 p.m. Sept. 23 & 30
  • Study Zone, get homework help from qualified tutors in math and other subjects, 3 p.m. Sept. 24
  • Newport Way Book Group discusses “The Inheritance of Loss” by Kiran Desai at 7:30 p.m. Sept. 21
  • “Internet Level 2” for adults, 7 p.m. Set. 24

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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