May 7, 2008

By Administrator


Power Within Pilates studio hosts an open house from noon – 4 p.m. May 3 in conjunction with National Pilates Day. The studio is located at 1800 NE 44th St. Call 241-4214.

Newcastle Trails holds a meeting at 7 p.m. May 5 at the home of Garry Kampen, 7344 127th Ave. S.E. Call 271-6181.

The Hazelwood Community Association’s next meeting is at 7 p.m. May 7 at Stu Allen’s home, 7388 126th Place S.E. Call 271-4557.

The Chamber of Commerce hosts a lunch meeting from 11 a.m. – 12:15 p.m. May 14 at Tapatio Mexican Grill, 6920 Coal Creek Parkway S.E. The featured speakers will be state Reps. Judy Clibborn and Fred Jarrett. Cost is $20. RSVP by calling 206-888-6922.

KCTS Channel 9 commentator George Ray is the guest speaker at the Newcastle Rotary Club meeting at 7:30 a.m. May 28 at the Golf Club at Newcastle, 15500 Six Penny Lane. E-mail


The 2008 Scoutreach Lunch and Golf Social is May 9 at The Golf Club at Newcastle, 15500 Six Penny Lane. The luncheon is chaired by former governors Gary Locke and Dan Evans. The event goal is $150,000 with 400 guests. Check in begins at 11 a.m. Lunch is from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Driving range practice is at 1:15 p.m. with a shotgun start at 1:30 p.m. Go the

The Drive for Dreams Golf Classic benefiting the Overlake Service League is May 19 at The Golf Club at Newcastle, 15500 Six Penny Lane. Seattle Seahawk Sean Locklear, former Seattle Mariners Bill Haselman and Jay Buhner are among the celebrity guests. Registration is at 9:30 a.m.; tee time is 1 p.m. Cost is $300 per person (includes golf and dinner). Call 451-1175 or go to

The 15th Annual Susan G. Komen Sound Race for the Cure is June 21 at the Qwest Field and Event Center. The event will raise money for the fight against breast cancer. Register online at


The Rockin’ Horse Dance Barn offers dance classes at 11820 150th Ave. S.E., Renton. Go to

Walk for Life is a free, ongoing program to exercise safely and effectively. Meet friends and learn from expert staff members who are on site for information, advice and monitoring every Monday, Wednesday and Friday from 8-9:30 a.m. at Bellevue Square Mall. Enter at Skybridge No. 4. Call 206-645-3673.


Bahá’í Faith of Newcastle offers meditation for people of all faiths from 9-11 a.m. Saturdays at 14702 S.E. 80th St. Call 430-8047.

Marty Goetz is in concert at 7 p.m. May 3. The event is hosted at Lake Sammamish Foursquare Church, 14423 N.E. Eighth St., Bellevue. Call 793-3000.


Summer program registration is now open at Lake Heights Family YMCA. Call 644-8417.


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


The Society of Artists for Newcastle, a new 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 and nonreligious organization provides daytime support for moms and their families. Call 260-3079.

Newcastle bridge players are wanted for 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, 15500 Six Penny Lane. Call 206-947-5741.

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 Bahá’í Faith of Newcastle, is at 6:30 p.m. the third Friday. Call 430-8047.

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

Drinking Liberally, a informal progressive social group that discusses politics monthly, meets at 7:30 p.m. May 5 at the Mustard Seed Grill and Pub, 5608 119th Ave. S.E. For information, go to

Eastside Mothers and More, a social network for mothers, meets each second Tuesday and third Wednesday evening (without children) from 7-9 p.m. in the North Room at East Shore Unitarian Church, 12700 S.E. 32nd St., Bellevue (not church affiliated). Emergency readiness and disaster preparedness will be discussed at the May 13 meeting. Go to


Lake Heights YMCA Older Active Adult Program is at Newport Hills Community Church, 5833 119th Ave. S.E., Bellevue. Activities include community service projects, crafts, pinochle games and birthday bingo once a month, on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 9:30 a.m. – 2 p.m. Sack lunches are available for $3. Reserve one in person early in the day. Call 644-8417.

Library Events

The following events take place at the Newport Way Library, 14250 S.E. Newport Way, Bellevue, unless otherwise noted. Call 747-2390 or go to

Toddler Story Times are at 9:45 and 10:45 a.m. May 6 and 13 for ages 2 and 3 with adult. Registration is required.

Newport Way Book Group discusses “Three Cups of Tea: One Man’s Mission to Fight Terrorism and Build Nations-One School at a Time,” by Greg Mortenson and David Oliver Relin, at 7:30 p.m. May 19. Registration is recommended.


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

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