Newcastle Days is taking passport applications

September 2, 2011

By Staff

Two passport acceptance agents will be available at Newcastle Days to assist with the application process for U.S. passports.

The Newcastle Passport Acceptance Booth will be open from noon to 3 p.m. Sept. 10 at Lake Boren Park.

Residents must call for an appointment and learn what they’ll need to bring by calling city staff at 649-4444.

For application forms — and information about necessary documentation, fees, and international travel information — go to city_clerk.htm and click on the “Passports” tab.

Information is also available on the official website for passport information at

If a resident is unable to have the necessary items ready before Newcastle Days, he or she can call and schedule a one-on-one appointment with an acceptance agent in the coming weeks.

Appointments at City Hall are accepted from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Monday through Thursday.


Massage Envy to host arthritis awareness event

Puget Sound-area Massage Envy locations, including the Newcastle Massage Envy at 6920 Coal Creek Parkway S.E., will host Healing Hands for Arthritis on Oct. 12 to help raise awareness about people affected by arthritis.

The event is held in conjunction with World Arthritis Day

As part of the one-day nationwide fundraising event, Massage Envy centers will donate $10 from each one-hour therapeutic massage session and facial session to the Arthritis Foundation.

Reservations are being accepted for the event. Make a reservation by calling the Newcastle Massage Envy location at 957-7979 or go to

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