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Hidden Gems of Bothell Family Scavenger Hunt

  • Written by Woodinville Weekly Staff

Join us on August 19th from 12 p.m. - 5 p.m. for a fun family scavenger hunt in downtown Bothell hosted by the businesses on and near Main Street.

Families are invited to participate in the hunt for fun treasures, clues, and different adventures at each business. Maps will be available on Main Street, and the gems lead the way to all the treasures of Bothell. Perfect for all ages, this FREE event will have fun activities for kids and adults alike, as well as a pocket full of treasures and treats to take home! Families that turn in their  map after finding at least six of the treasure locations will be entered to win a gift basket featuring things from different businesses around Main Street. Dressing up as adventurers is encouraged.

For more information: Please contact The Neverending Bookshop at (425) 415-1945 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. and Sankara Imports at (425) 892-2167 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..">This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Seattle Cascades Viewing Event at McMenamins in Bothell

  • Written by Woodinville Weekly Staff

The Seattle Cascades, the oldest and most honored drum and bugle corps in the Pacific NW, is currently on a 10,000-mile, 16-state tour performing in 24 competitions throughout the country.  The journey culminates at the Drum Corps International World Championships, to be held in Lucas Oil Stadium in Indianapolis August 10-12.

The Cascades will be hosting a special viewing party of the preliminary competition featuring all of the competing corps on Thursday, August 10.  This one-of-a-kind live simulcast event will be held all day beginning at 7:00 a.m. at Haynes Hall at McMenamins Anderson School in Bothell.

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Oops, snow leopard cub is a boy, not a girl!

  • Written by Woodinville Weekly Staff

A veterinary exam last week on Woodland Park Zoo's 1-month-old snow leopard cub revealed he's a boy, not a girl as reported during an exam two weeks ago.

The male cub continues to thrive and weighted 4.2 pounds.

Mom Helen and her newborn remain off view in a maternity den. The zoo anticipates putting the cub in the public outdoor exhibit in late September.

The Benefits of Acupuncture for Older Adults

  • Written by By Catherine Field Market President, Intermountain Region - Humana

As more Americans learn about the health benefits of acupuncture, many are choosing to incorporate this gentle form of alternative medicine into their lives. For those who have tried it, acupuncture may offer effective relief from some of our most common ailments, including chronic pain.

Acupuncture is particularly well-suited to older adults. As bodies age, aches and pain become more common, as do other health concerns related to energy, mood and digestion. The ancient Chinese practice of acupuncture may provide an important source of treatment for many of these ailments.

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Santa Train Tickets On Sale

  • Written by Woodinville Weekly Staff

Get ready for that “ho, ho, ho” season and put Santa Train tickets on your holiday wish list! Don’t miss your chance to experience this unique holiday tradition that has been going on in Snoqualmie for 47 years. For eight days, beginning November 25, families can take a holiday train excursion aboard Santa Train to visit Santa Claus at the historic Snoqualmie Depot. Children and their families will enjoy music, fresh-baked cookies from coal-fired ovens, hot cocoa and fresh coffee, and a small gift for each child. The two-hour holiday celebration takes place November 25-26, December 2-3, December 9-10, and December 15-17.   Friday, December 15th is the return of the special  Victorian Santa Train!

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