July 6, 2011
Newcastle Chamber of Commerce luncheon is from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. July 13 at The Golf Club at Newcastle, 15500 Six Penny Lane. Cost is $30. The speaker is yet to be determined.
Concerts in the Park presents the following performances from 7-8:30 p.m. at Lake Boren Park, 13058 S.E. 84th Way:
– July 13 — Borrowed Time, a Styx tribute band
– July 20 — Wings N Things, a Paul McCartney tribute band
– July 27 — The Offenders, classic rock
– Aug. 3 — Front Street Cats, original and popular music
– Aug. 10 — Ventura Highway Revisited, classic rock
– Aug. 17 — Black Velvet 4, progressive and classic rock
The Newcastle Weed Warriors’ next tansy removal and cinnabar moth relocation project is from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. July 9, location to be determined. Download a volunteer form at www.newcastleweedwarriors.org/projects.html.
The fourth annual Mack Strong TEAM-WORKS Charity Golf Tournament & Auction is July 11 at the Golf Club at Newcastle, China Creek Course, 15500 Six Penny Lane. The tournament starts at 1 p.m.; the auction and banquet is at 6 p.m. Register at www.eventbrite.com/event/1561888651/efbnen.
All city public meetings are at City Hall, 13020 Newcastle Way. Call 649-4363.
– City Council — 7-8 p.m. July 5
– Parks Commission — 7-8 p.m. July 14
– City Council — 7-8 p.m. July 19
– Planning Commission — 7-8 p.m. July 21
– City Council — 7-8 p.m. Aug. 2
The Newcastle Trails board will hold its May meeting at 7 p.m. July 11 at the Regency Newcastle, 7454 Newcastle Golf Club Road.
The Coal Creek Family YMCA, located at 13750 Newcastle Golf Club Road, has regular family programs for all ages throughout the summer. For a complete schedule, call 282-1500 or go to www.seattleymca.org/Locations/CoalCreek/Pages/Home.aspx.
The Newport Way Library is at 14250 S.E. Newport Way, Bellevue. It will be closed for July 4 for the Independence Day holiday. The following programs are offered the rest of the month:
– Lunch Bunch Story Time, for ages 3 and older with an adult, noon Tuesdays
– “Where in the World?” for the entire family, 7 p.m. Thursdays
– Around the World with Mother Goose Story Times, for ages 24 months to 3 years with an adult, 10:30 a.m. July 7
– World Art Explorations: Jaguar Paper Mache Masks, for ages 8 and older, 7 p.m. July 11
– All Ages Game On for Family Fun, for grades 5 or younger children with an adult, 7 p.m. July 13
– Stones & Bones, Seeds & Bones Concert, for children and their families, 7 p.m. July 20
– EReader and Digital Download Demonstration, for adults, 1 p.m. July 24
– A World of Stories, for ages 3 and older, 7 p.m. July 27
East Shore Singles, a social group for single adults older than 45, sponsors monthly activities and special events on the Eastside. New members are welcome. Call Lynlee at 433-0558 for a monthly bulletin go to www.eastshoresingles.org or www.meetup.com/eastshore-singles.
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 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 Baha’i 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 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 in the North Room at East Shore Unitarian Church, 12700 S.E. 32nd St., Bellevue. Go to www.eastsidemothersandmore.org.
Hill’N Dale Garden Club, meets at 6 p.m. the first Monday September through June at the Newport Way Library, 14250 S.E. Newport Way. Call 255-9705.
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.
The Coal Creek Family YMCA Seniors Program needs volunteers for intergenerational opportunities, including rocking and comforting infants, teaching children to play bridge and reading to kindergartners. Call 282-1506.
Newcastle Weed Warriors: Volunteers assist city workers in removing noxious and invasive weeds from Newcastle parks, trails and open spaces. Youth groups, community groups and individuals are invited to participate in monthly environmental stewardship projects. Learn more at www.NewcastleWeedWarriors.org.
Newcastle Trails – Trail Advocates and Builders for Newcastle: The group has built and maintained miles of trails for the public throughout the city, and has regular meetings and work parties. Call 453-9292, ext. 110. Learn more at www.newcastletrails.org.
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.
Dependency CASA (Court Appointed Special Advocate): Community volunteers advocate for the best interests of abused and neglected children in King County. Call 269-3201.
DAWN (Domestic Abused Women’s Network): Provides services to survivors of domestic violence in King County. Call 795-1441.
Grace Children’s Charity: Provides essential school supplies for impoverished children. Call 430-0300.
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.