Community Events

Friends of Sammamish Valley Meetings

  • Written by Woodinville Weekly Staff
The Friends of Sammamish Valley are having several meetings to present their position on the Beverage Ordinance, as well as plenty of time for Q&A. There will be marketing materials available for distribution.
11/1 @ 7:00pm at the Sammamish Valley Grange,
14654 148th Ave NE, Woodinville, WA 98072
11/7 @ 5:30pm at the Sammamish Valley Grange,
prior to the 7:00pm Farmers Roundtable session
11/13 @ 7:00pm at the Sammamish Valley Grange

The Bear Creek School Hosts Tools for Success Seminar

  • Written by Karin Hopper
On November 3, 2018, The Bear Creek School is hosting Tools for Success, a parenting and academic strategies event. Tools for Success is free and open to the public. This event features a keynote and 22 breakout sessions.
Doors open at 8:30 a.m.  For a complete seminar schedule, breakout session topic descriptions, and speaker bios, and to register for the event, visit
The seminar will conclude at noon followed by an optional Admissions overview, Q&A, student panel, and a complimentary light lunch for prospective families. Guests are invited to stay if they would like to learn more about The Bear Creek School.

Pumpkin Bash at the Zoo - Oct 27 & 28

  • Written by Woodinville Weekly Staff
Hippos, grizzlies, penguins, and other animals will gobble, smash, and play with pumpkins and other autumn-themed treats while little goblins and ghosts enjoy trick-or-treating around the zoo, pumpkin displays, and other spook-tacular activities at Woodland Park Zoo’s weekend-long Halloween celebration, Pumpkin Bash presented by CLIF Kid. During Pumpkin Bash, one child 12 years and under in costume is admitted into the zoo FREE with a paid adult.
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Crow Watch at UW Bothell / Cascadia College

  • Written by Woodinville Weekly Staff

WHAT: Crow Watch 2018, a celebration of crow research and art at the University of Washington Bothell and Cascadia College.

WHEN: 3-6:30 p.m., Oct. 27, 2018

WHERE: Activities and Recreation Center, 18215 Campus Way NE, Bothell, WA 98011 

WHO: Presentations by UW Bothell faculty researchers and a Tulalip tribal storyteller, plus crow-related art and posters by UW Bothell and Cascadia faculty, students and staff. Event also features some educational and art activities for children.

WHY: Learn about crows and watch thousands of birds make their twilight descent onto campus on their way to the wetlands.

HOW: Event is free, but ticketed due to a limit of 400 attendees. Reserve tickets here -

UW Bothell Pub Night Talk at McMenamins: Ecological Resilience on Mount St. Helens

  • Written by Woodinville Weekly Staff
WHO: Cynthia Chang, assistant professor, School of Science, Technology, Engineering & Mathematics, University of Washington Bothell.
WHAT: “Blast from the Past: Ecological Resilience on Mount St. Helens,” a Pub Night Talk cosponsored by the University of Washington Bothell and McMenamins.
WHEN: 7-8:30 p.m., Tuesday, Oct. 30, 2018. Doors open at 6 p.m.
WHERE: Hayne’s Hall, McMenamins Anderson School, 18607 Bothell Way NE, Bothell.
HOW: Free and open to the public. All ages welcome. Seating: first come, first served. Talk followed by Q&A.