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February 6, 2014

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Events

LinkedIn Workshop, noon to 2 p.m. Feb. 1, Coal Creek YMCA, 13750 Newcastle Golf Club Road, presenting by Karen Rosenzweig, of One Smart Cookie Marketing, $30/members, $35/nonmembers, pre-register online at www.newcastle-chamber.org, 206-618-5641

Newcastle Chamber of Commerce monthly lunch: ‘I Love Newcastle,’ 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Feb. 12, Tapatio Mexican Grill, 6920 Coal Creek Parkway S.E., City Manager Rob Wyman and Mayor Steve Buri talk about what’s happening in Newcastle for 2014, $20 for members, $25 for nonmembers, 206-618-5641

Newcastle Chamber of Commerce After Hours Social, 5-7 p.m. Feb. 20, Newcastle City Hall, 12836 Newcastle Way, Suite 200, learn about permitting and licensing, free, RSVP by calling 206-618-5641

Chamber Networking Breakfast: Google+ Explained, 7:15-8:30 a.m. Feb. 26, Regency Newcastle, 7454 Newcastle Golf Club Road, presented by web analyst Alex Kline, free, 206-618-5641

Puget Sound Energy hosts Energize Eastside meeting, 5:30-8 p.m. Feb. 12, Rainier Hotel and Conference Center, 1 S. Grady Way, Renton. Observe the Energize Eastside project’s second Community Advisory Group meeting on Feb. 12. For more information, go to pse.com/energizeeastside. Send questions to energizeeastside@pse.com or 1-800-548-2614.

 

Public meetings

All city public meetings are at City Hall, 12835 Newcastle Way, Suite 200. Call 649-4444.

  •  City Council meeting — 7-8 p.m. Feb. 4
  •  Economic and Community Development meeting — noon to 1:30 p.m. Feb. 11
  •  Community Activity Commission meeting — 7-8 p.m. Feb. 12
  •  City Council meeting — 7-8 p.m. Feb. 18
  •  Planning Commission — 7-8 p.m. Feb. 19

The Newcastle Trails board meets the first Monday of the month at 7 p.m. at Regency Newcastle, 7454 Newcastle Golf Club Road. Learn more at www.newcastletrails.org.

 

YMCA

The Coal Creek Family YMCA, 13750 Newcastle Golf Club Road, has regular family programs for all ages. Get a complete schedule or register for classes by calling 282-1500 or go to www.coalcreekymca.org.

‘Swing Dance Class,’ 7:15-8:15 p.m. Mondays, Feb. 3-24, $40, couples and individuals welcome

Family Night: Bingo Bonanza, 6:30-8 p.m. Feb. 7, Community Kitchen, free for facility members

Teen Mid-Winter Break: Rock Climbing and Swimming at Matt Griffin YMCA, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Feb. 17, ages 11-15, $50/facility members, $55/program members, $60/community participants, registration necessary

Teen Mid-Winter Break: Whirlyball, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Feb. 18, ages 11-15, $50/facility members, $55/program members, $60/community participants, registration necessary

Teen Mid-Winter Break: Laser Tag at Laser Quest, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Feb. 19, ages 11-15, $50/facility members, $55/program members, $60/community participants, registration necessary

Teen Mid-Winter Break: Pacific Science Center and IMAX, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Feb. 20, ages 11-15, $50/facility members, $55/program members, $60/community participants, registration necessary

Teen Mid-Winter Break: Tubing at Snoqualmie Pass, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Feb. 21, ages 11-15, $50/facility members, $55/program members, $60/community participants, registration necessary

Family Movie Night, 6-8:15 p.m. Feb. 21, Gym 1, popcorn provided, participants welcome to bring other snacks or comfort items, free for facility members

Club Tyee, 3:45-4:45 p.m. Mondays, Tuesdays and Thursdays, grades six through eight, free to Tyee Middle School students

Family Pickle Ball, 2-4 p.m. Sundays, Gym 2, free to facility members

Preschool Pool Play, 11 a.m. to noon Mondays Wednesdays and Fridays, ages 5 and younger, free to facility members

Tumbling-Mommy/Daddy and Me, 10:45-11:30 a.m. Thursdays, ages 10 months to 3 years, $5/class for facility members, $9/class for program and community members

‘Zumbatomic,’ 4:45-5:30 p.m. Wednesdays, ages 5-8, free to facility members, first-come first-serve, Zumba for kids

Open Teen and Tween Basketball, 4-6 p.m. Fridays, free to facility members

Open Teen and Tween Volleyball, 7:30-9:45 p.m., Thursdays, free to facility members, ages 14 and older

Coal Creek Crew Teen Dodgeball, 7-7:50 p.m., Tuesdays, Gym 1, free to facility members, grades six through 12

Teen Innertube Water Polo, 12:30-1:30 p.m., Saturdays, free to facility members, ages 11-16

Tae Kwon Do, for ages 5 and older, through March 28, $28-$54, call for age group times and dates

Swimming lessons, for ages 3 and older, $54, call for age group times and dates

Diabetes Prevention Program, for ages 18 and older, call for times or to sign up

 

Library events

The Newcastle Library is at 12901 Newcastle Way. The following programs are offered the rest of the month:

Computer class: ‘One-on-One Assistance,’ 7-7:30 p.m. and 7:30-8 p.m., adults, Mondays

Young Toddler Story Time, 10:15-10:45 a.m. Feb. 3, 10, 24, ages 12-24 months

Toddler Story Time, 11:30 a.m. to noon Feb. 3, 10, 24, ages 2-3

Family Story Time, 6:30-7 p.m. Feb. 4, 18, ages 6 and younger w/adult

Preschool Story Time, 11:30 a.m. to noon Feb. 5, 19, 26, ages 3-5

Teen Leadership Board, 6:30 p.m. Feb. 5, Coal Creek Family YMCA, 13750 Newcastle Golf Club Road, voice your opinions about programs and services you would like to see improved

SHIBA Counseling, 10 a.m. to noon Feb. 7, volunteers from Statewide Health Insurance Benefits Advisor offer free counseling in English and Chinese

‘Introduction to Long-Term Care,’ 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Feb. 7, bring questions about long-term care to this free workshop

‘Teen Speedbooking,’ 6-8 p.m. Feb. 12, test out new books and bring one you like home

Drop-In to Learn about eBooks, 2-3 p.m. Feb. 14, 10 a.m. Jan. 31, bring your e-reader, tablet or phone to learn how to access eBooks through KCLS

‘Mason Bees for Your Yard,’ 10 a.m. to noon, Feb. 15, presented by Missy Anderson, WSU Master Gardener and bee specialist

Spanish Literature Reading Circle, 7 p.m. Feb. 20, ‘Los Hijos Del Mar,’ by Maria de Lourdes Victoria

Newcastle Book Group: ‘This Time Together: Laughter and Reflection,’ by Carol Burnett, 7 p.m. Feb. 27

 

Clubs

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 270-3599 for a monthly bulletin go to 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 891-8149.

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.

Cub Scout Pack 738, meets first Friday of every month at 7 p.m. at Newcastle Elementary School, 8440 136th Ave. S.E., grades one through five are welcome, visit www.pack738.com

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 6:30 p.m. the first Monday, through May, at the Newport Way Library, 14250 S.E. Newport Way. Call 747-2953.

 

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

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 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.

 

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