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Fund Raiser for Homeward Bound Pets

  • Written by Woodinville Weekly Staff
A benefit concert for Homeward Pet Adoption Center is being held Aug.22 at 6 p.m., in the park next to the facility.
 
Live music will be performed by the Market Minstrels. All ticket buyers are eligible to win the door prize drawings donated by local veterinary services, Teatro Zinzanni and Cottage Lake B&B.
 
Homeward Pet is a non-profit organization that has been offering compassionate care and services for animals, pet owners and animal lovers in Woodinville and the surrounding area since 1990.
 
It is estimated the care of each animal’s costs an average of $200-500 a stay. Around the clock care of the cats and dogs is provided in large measure through the selfless efforts of over 500 volunteers. 
 
The $20 donation goes entirely to the center. This a family friendly event, so children and pets are welcome.

Next State Parks ‘free day’ is August 25

  • Written by Woodinville Weekly Staff
In recognition of the National Park System’s 103rd birthday, the Washington State Parks and Recreation Commission is offering free entrance to state parks on Sunday, Aug. 25. Day-use visitors will not need a Discover Pass to visit state parks by vehicle.:
 
Battle Ground Lake State Park
 
Fort Townsend Historical State Par
 
Bogachiel State Park
 
Lime Kiln Point State Park
 
Rockport and Rasar state parks
 
Fort Ebey State Park and Fort Casey Historical State Park
 
Federation Forest, Nisqually and Nolte state parks

 New Pacific Science Center summer camp at UW Bothell investigates crows

  • Written by Woodinville Weekly Staff

UW Bothell and Pacific Science Center are offering a new camp for fourth and fifth graders called Crows: Caws and Effect, focusing on campus crows.  This year, campers will investigate the smart, quirky and mysterious ways of crows through both scientific and artistic perspectives.

The camp takes place August 5 - 9 on the UW Bothell campus.  To register, go to https://www.pacificsciencecenter.org/summer-camps/. 

Buried and Submerged Forests of the Pacific Northwest

  • Written by Woodinville Weekly Staff
On July 30, Patrick Pringle, Professor Emeritus of Earth Sciences, Centralia College, will discuss how much is known about the Pacific Northwest's post-Ice Age geologic events has grown rapidly in recent decades. The discovery and study of buried and submerged forests-victims of past catastrophes, has opened the door to new understanding. Testing techniques such as Carbon 14 wiggle matching and dendrochronology (tree-ring dating) now allow more precise dating of the geological past as well.
 
The University of Washington Bothell is partnering with McMenamins History Department to present Pub Night Talks — a monthly series of talks by experts from UW Bothell and around the local community.
 
These talks are held the last Tuesday evening of each month at McMenamins Anderson School in downtown Bothell. Doors open at 6 pm. Talks begin at 7 p.m. and are followed by Q&A.
 
All talks are free and open to the public. All ages welcome!
 
All seating is first come, first served. l
 

What’s the Buzz: The Importance of Pollinators

  • Written by Woodinville Weekly Staff
Molbak’s Nursery and Home is hosting a special day of presentations, practical tips and advice on what the public can do to help protect bees, butterflies and other vital pollinators in their native habitats. This Molbak’s community event is free and open to the public.  The event is Saturday, July 20 from 9:30 am – 2:00 pm at Molbak’s, 13625 N.E. 175th St., Woodinville.
 

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