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Eastside Catholic Middle School Curriculum Nights: 7 p.m. April 24 at St. Jude Parish, 10526 166th Ave. N.E., Redmond; 6:30 p.m. May 8 at North Bend Library, 115 E. Fourth St., North Bend; 7 p.m. May 14 at Mary Queen of Peace Church, 1121 228th Ave. S.E., Sammamish. www.eastsidecatholic.org.

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Eastside Catholic Middle School Curriculum Nights: 7 p.m. April 24 at St. Jude Parish, 10526 166th Ave. N.E., Redmond; 6:30 p.m. May 8 at North Bend Library, 115 E. Fourth St., North Bend; 7 p.m. May 14 at Mary Queen of Peace Church, 1121 228th Ave. S.E., Sammamish. www.eastsidecatholic.org.

2008 Issaquah Community Auction: 6 p.m. April 26. Features dinner, wine and auction. Presented by the Kiwanis Club of Issaquah and the Issaquah Kiwanis Foundation. Cost: $75. Proceeds benefit Eastside agencies helping children and families. Hilton Garden Inn, 1800 N.W. Gilman Blvd., Issaquah. 425-392-3598 or www.issaquah.kiwanis.org.

Tanzania Auction: 7-10 p.m. April 26. Includes live and silent auction, blues band, champagne and gourmet desserts. Proceeds will go towards a volunteer team trip from Sammamish Hills Lutheran Church to work on Tanzanian village construction projects, and assist school children and AIDS orphans. Cost: $15. Mary Queen of Peace Catholic Church, 1121 228th Ave. S.E., Sammamish. www.shlc.org or shlcministries@yahoo.com.

Issaquah Arbor Day Celebration: 11 a.m.-3 p.m. April 26. Along with annual planting ceremony, event features Environmental Expo, hands-on activities, guest speakers, electric car exhibit, bounce house and more. Tree planting ceremony: 2:30 p.m. Grand Ridge Elementary School, 1739 N.E. Park Drive, Issaquah. 425-507-1122 or 425-507-1107.

Issaquah Eagles Pool Tournament: 2-6 p.m. May 3. Cost: $10 buy-in. Proceeds from food sales go toward Issaquah Communities Needy Families Fund. 175 Front St. N. 425-392-6751.

Providence Marianwood Spring Celebration Luncheon: 11:30 a.m.-1:15 p.m. May 8. Theme: “Grace Among Us.” Cost: $125 suggested donation. Proceeds benefit Providence Marionwood, a nonprofit Issaquah nursing home. Snoqualmie Ridge Golf Club, 36005 S.E. Ridge St., Snoqualmie. 425-391-2895.

Performances

Disney’s “Aladdin Jr.:” April 18-20. Presented by Village Theatre’s KIDSTAGE Ensemble. Cost: $10-$12. First Stage Theatre, 120 Front St. N., Issaquah. 425-257-8600 or www.villagetheatre.org.

Cirque du Soleil: “Corteo”: April 24-May 25. Theatrical circus presents “Corteo,” described as “a joyous procession, a festive parade imagined by a clown.” Cost: $38.50-$210. Marymoor Park, 6046 W. Lake Sammamish Parkway N.E., Redmond. www.cirquedusoleil.com.

“Little Women:” Through April 27. Cost: $20-$55. Village Theatre’s Francis J. Gaudette Theatre, 303 Front St. N., Issaquah. 425-392-2202, 866-688-8049 or www.villagetheatre.org.

Ladies Musical Club concert: 3 p.m. May 11. Cost: Free. University House, Issaquah, 22975 S.E. Black Nugget Road. 206-622-6882 or www.lmcseattle.org.

Health

Blood drives: 1-7 p.m. April 21 at Issaquah Christian Church, 10328 Issaquah-Hobart Road S.E., Issaquah; 1-7 p.m. April 22 at St. Michael and All Angels Episcopal Church, 325 S.E. Darst St., Issaquah; 8 a.m.-2 p.m. April 29 at Skyline High School, 1122 228th Ave. S.E., Sammamish; 9 a.m.-noon May 5 at Applied Precision, 1040 12th Ave. N.W.; 8 a.m.-2 p.m. May 6 at Issaquah High School, 700 Second Ave. S.E.; 8 a.m.-2 p.m. May 12 at Eastlake High School, 400 228th Ave. N.E., Sammamish. For Puget Sound Blood Center. 800-398-7888 or www.psbc.org.

Classes

“Stress Release—Solutions for Home or Business:” 8-9:30 a.m. April 18. Learn about meditation, and about its potential usefulness in a busy life. Networking time before presentation; bring business cards. Cost: Free. Panera Bread, 17262 Redmond Way, Redmond. 503-932-7407 or www.LifeSculpt.net.

“How to Help My Child Successfully Transition into Kindergarten:” 7-9 p.m. April 21 and 23. Open to parents of 2008-2009 kindergarteners in Issaquah School District. No children allowed, and no childcare provided. Locations: April 21 at Challenger Elementary School Multipurpose Room, 25200 S.E. Klahanie Blvd., Issaquah; April 23 at Maple Hills Elementary School Commons, 15644 204th Ave. S.E., Renton. skjakle@aol.com or rebeccajc@comcast.net.

“Busy Moms—Successful SuperMom: Myth or Reality?:” 9:30-11 a.m. April 24. Life coach will offer practical strategies for defining your own success, setting realistic expectations, and living your best life. Cost: Free. Registration required. Panera Bread meeting room, 17262 Redmond Way, Redmond. 425-533-4377.

“Three New Forestry Markets:” 6-9 p.m. April 30. Presented by Northwest Certified Forestry and King County’s Open Space Acquisitions Program. Registration required. Miller’s Community & Arts Center, 4597 Tolt Ave., Carnation. 360-316-9317.

Ikebana (Japanese floral art) class: 10 a.m.-noon Thursdays through May 1 and May 8-June 5. Cost: $76, plus materials. South Bellevue Community Center, 14509 S.E. Newport Way, Bellevue. 425-452-4240.

Weight Loss Club/Competition: 11 a.m. Fridays through May 22. Includes individual coaching, weigh-ins, nutrition class and prizes. Cost: $29. Call for location, details. Also: 6 p.m. Mondays through May 26, web-inar class. 888-573-9777 or www.ShapeYourSuccess.net.

Donations

African Bike Drive: Through May 17. Project is seeking adult and children’s bicycles to send to Ghana. All bikes and parts are welcome, regardless of condition. Before May 17: Call to arrange pick-up or drop-off. May 17: 8:45 a.m.-1:30 p.m., drop off bikes at Sammamish City Hall, 801 228th Ave. S.E. 425-868-8448 or 425-836-4431.

Issaquah Food Bank: Accepts online cash donations, non-perishable food and usable clothing items (especially children’s and infants clothing). Food and clothing donations can be dropped off at 179 First Ave. S.E. Online donations can be made at www.issaquahfoodbank.org. Client hours: 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Tuesdays-Thursdays; 5-7 p.m. the first and third Tuesdays of the month. Volunteers are also needed. 425-392-4123 or 425-392-5836.

Organizations

Issaquah Amateur Radio Club: 7:30 p.m. the first Wednesday of the month. Open to anyone, licensed or not, who is interested in Ham Radio. Issaquah Valley Senior Citizens Center, 75 N.E. Creek Way, Issaquah.

Issaquah Guild of the Children’s Hospital: 11 a.m. the third Thursday of the month. New members welcome. 765 Rainier Blvd. N., Issaquah.

Issaquah Kiwanis: Noon Wednesdays. Gibson Hall, 105 Newport Way S.W. 425-392-4016 or www.issaquah.kiwanis.org.

Issaquah Rotary: 12:15 p.m. Tuesdays. Tibbetts Creek Manor, 750 17th Ave. N.W., Issaquah. www.issaquahrotary.org.

MOMS Club of Sammamish Plateau: 10 a.m. the third Friday of the month. Children welcome. Group also meets for playgroups, outings, moms’ night out, book club and craft nights. Pine Lake Covenant Church, 1715 228th Ave. S.E., Sammamish. 425-836-5015 or momsclubsammamish@yahoo.com.

Mothers and More Sammamish/Redmond chapter: 7 p.m. the first Thursday of the month. Members participate in scrap-booking, book club, movies out, Clutter Club, kids play groups and more. See Web site for details, locations. www.redmondmothersandmore.org.

Rotary Club of Sammamish: 7:30 a.m. Thursdays. Bellewood Retirement Apartments, 3710 Providence Point Drive S.E. 206-940-9098 or www.sammamishrotary.org.

Sammamish Area Woman’s Club: 7 p.m. the second Wednesday of the month. Club is a General Federation of Women’s Club Cascade Woman’s Club. Members participate in volunteer projects in the local area. New members welcome. Meetings in members’ homes; call for location. 425-898-8603.

Sammamish Kiwanis Club: 7 a.m. Wednesdays. Breakfast is provided and all are welcome. Sammamish Hills Lutheran Church, 22818 S.E. Eighth St. 425-922-3861.

Toastmasters of Sammamish: 7:15-8:15 p.m. Tuesdays. Room 121 at Mary Queen of Peace Church, 1121 228th Ave. S.E., Sammamish. 425-894-3424, tmofsamm@yahoo.com or www.tmofsamm.org.

Writing Group: 10:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Tuesdays. Meet with other writers to discuss your work and sip tea. Tiger Mountain Tea Company, Gilman Village, 317 N.W. Gilman Blvd., Suite 47, Issaquah. 425-941-2559.

Support

Alzheimer’s Association caregiver support group: 6-7:30 p.m. the second Thursday of the month. Free information and support group is open to care partners, family members and friends of individuals with dementia. Aegis of Issaquah, 780 N. Juniper St. 425-313-7364 or www.alzwa.org.

Angel Care Breast Cancer Foundation: Trained survivors offer free emotional support to the newly-diagnosed, enhancing emotional recovery while going through treatments. Will attend consultations, chemotherapy and radiation appointments and have volunteers in your community. 206-417-3484, 877-417-3484 (toll-free), www.angelcarefoundation.org or e-mail angelcare@angelcarefoundation.org.

Eastside Compassionate Friends: 7:30 p.m. the second Thursday of each month. Group welcomes families who have experienced the death of a child of any age. Group has no religious affiliation. Holy Spirit Lutheran Church, 10021 N.E. 124th St., Kirkland. 425-325-0357.

Food Addicts Anonymous: 7 p.m. Thursdays. Group offers help and support to those struggling with food cravings and overeating. Cost: Free. Meets at a confidential North Bend location. 425-888-0314 or heartlight050@yahoo.com.

Hearing Loss Association: 1 p.m. the second Saturday of the month. Lake Sammamish Foursquare Church, 14434 N.E. Eighth Street, Bellevue. 425-746-1074 or e-mail greymare25@aol.com.

Teen Camp Erin-King County: Applications now being accepted for free weekend camp. Open to teens who have experienced the death of a loved one. Camp provides support, education and opportunities for fun and fellowship to grieving teens. Camp slated for Aug. 22-24 at Camp River Ranch in Carnation. Call for details. 206-749-7689.

Veterans

USS Maddox Destroyer Association Reunion: Sept. 3-7. For DD-168, DD-622 and DD-731. Reunion will take place in Oklahoma City, OK. For details, contact Cliff Gillespie at 337-616-8450 or cwgilles45@aol.com.

82nd Airborne Division Association reunions: Association is seeking veterans from the 82nd Airborne Division to join in conventions and other special events throughout the country. Call or e-mail for details: 937-898-5977 or srgabn@aol.com.

Volunteers

Angel Care Breast Cancer Foundation: Breast cancer survivors needed to provide support for others battling cancer. Must be one year past the end of treatments and have good interpersonal skills. 206-417-3484, 877-417-3484 (toll-free), www.angelcarefoundation.org or angelcare@angelcarefoundation.org.

Evergreen Hospice: Volunteers age 18 or older needed to help terminally ill patients and their families throughout King and Snohomish counties. Training provided. 425-899-1040 or www.evergreenhealthcare.org.

Family Law CASA of King County: Children’s needs can get lost in the dispute between separating parents. Do you want to advocate for such a child? Volunteer for Family Law CASA (Court Appointed Special Advocate) of King County. 206-748-9700 or www.familylawcasa.com.

Issaquah Chamber of Commerce: Chamber is seeking friendly volunteers to assist in providing a warm welcome and information to visitors at our Issaquah Visitor Information Center. Help is needed 1-5 p.m. Mondays and 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturdays-Sundays. 425-392-7024 or tbarry@issaquahchamber.com.

Issaquah History Museums: Volunteers needed to welcome visitors four hours per month at the Train Depot and Gilman Town Hall. Training provided. 425-392-3500 or volunteer@issaquahhistory.org.

Overlake Hospital Medical Center’s Cancer Resource Center: Volunteers needed to greet resource center visitors, assist clients in using the center’s self-serve functions, answer phones and provide clerical support. Training provided. Application, interview and orientation required prior to training. 425-688-5369.

Red Cross Disaster Action Team: American Red Cross is seeking King County volunteers to respond to local disasters. Volunteers must be on-call one week out of six, and will receive free training. 206-726-3566 or www.seattleredcross.org.

Sammamish Farmers Market Diversity Days: 2-3 p.m. April 27. Organizing meeting for all volunteers wanting to help plan or work at the event. Market runs May 21-Oct. 1. Sammamish Library meeting room, 825 228th Ave. N.E. farmersmarket@sammamishchamber.org or sfm_v@hotmail.com.

Stitches from the Heart: Volunteers needed to knit, crochet or quilt blankets, sweaters, hats and booties for babies in need. Items go to hospitals across the country. Patterns available. Donations of yarn or money also appreciated. Call for details. 866-472-6903, stitchfromheart@aol.com or www.StitchesFromTheHeart.org.

Trail work: April 19 and 22. Volunteers needed to help build the Grand Ridge Trail (April 19) and rebuild the Little Si Trail (April 22). Registration required; contact Issaquah REI. 425-313-1660, ext. 203, or tasars@rei.com.

Eastside Catholic Middle School Curriculum Nights: 7 p.m. April 24 at St. Jude Parish, 10526 166th Ave. N.E., Redmond; 6:30 p.m. May 8 at North Bend Library, 115 E. Fourth St., North Bend; 7 p.m. May 14 at Mary Queen of Peace Church, 1121 228th Ave. S.E., Sammamish. www.eastsidecatholic.org.

2008 Issaquah Community Auction: 6 p.m. April 26. Features dinner, wine and auction. Presented by the Kiwanis Club of Issaquah and the Issaquah Kiwanis Foundation. Cost: $75. Proceeds benefit Eastside agencies helping children and families. Hilton Garden Inn, 1800 N.W. Gilman Blvd., Issaquah. 425-392-3598 or www.issaquah.kiwanis.org.

Tanzania Auction: 7-10 p.m. April 26. Includes live and silent auction, blues band, champagne and gourmet desserts. Proceeds will go towards a volunteer team trip from Sammamish Hills Lutheran Church to work on Tanzanian village construction projects, and assist school children and AIDS orphans. Cost: $15. Mary Queen of Peace Catholic Church, 1121 228th Ave. S.E., Sammamish. www.shlc.org or shlcministries@yahoo.com.

Issaquah Arbor Day Celebration: 11 a.m.-3 p.m. April 26. Along with annual planting ceremony, event features Environmental Expo, hands-on activities, guest speakers, electric car exhibit, bounce house and more. Tree planting ceremony: 2:30 p.m. Grand Ridge Elementary School, 1739 N.E. Park Drive, Issaquah. 425-507-1122 or 425-507-1107.

Issaquah Eagles Pool Tournament: 2-6 p.m. May 3. Cost: $10 buy-in. Proceeds from food sales go toward Issaquah Communities Needy Families Fund. 175 Front St. N. 425-392-6751.

Providence Marianwood Spring Celebration Luncheon: 11:30 a.m.-1:15 p.m. May 8. Theme: “Grace Among Us.” Cost: $125 suggested donation. Proceeds benefit Providence Marionwood, a nonprofit Issaquah nursing home. Snoqualmie Ridge Golf Club, 36005 S.E. Ridge St., Snoqualmie. 425-391-2895.

Performances

Disney’s “Aladdin Jr.:” April 18-20. Presented by Village Theatre’s KIDSTAGE Ensemble. Cost: $10-$12. First Stage Theatre, 120 Front St. N., Issaquah. 425-257-8600 or www.villagetheatre.org.

Cirque du Soleil: “Corteo”: April 24-May 25. Theatrical circus presents “Corteo,” described as “a joyous procession, a festive parade imagined by a clown.” Cost: $38.50-$210. Marymoor Park, 6046 W. Lake Sammamish Parkway N.E., Redmond. www.cirquedusoleil.com.

“Little Women:” Through April 27. Cost: $20-$55. Village Theatre’s Francis J. Gaudette Theatre, 303 Front St. N., Issaquah. 425-392-2202, 866-688-8049 or www.villagetheatre.org.

Ladies Musical Club concert: 3 p.m. May 11. Cost: Free. University House, Issaquah, 22975 S.E. Black Nugget Road. 206-622-6882 or www.lmcseattle.org.

Health

Blood drives: 1-7 p.m. April 21 at Issaquah Christian Church, 10328 Issaquah-Hobart Road S.E., Issaquah; 1-7 p.m. April 22 at St. Michael and All Angels Episcopal Church, 325 S.E. Darst St., Issaquah; 8 a.m.-2 p.m. April 29 at Skyline High School, 1122 228th Ave. S.E., Sammamish; 9 a.m.-noon May 5 at Applied Precision, 1040 12th Ave. N.W.; 8 a.m.-2 p.m. May 6 at Issaquah High School, 700 Second Ave. S.E.; 8 a.m.-2 p.m. May 12 at Eastlake High School, 400 228th Ave. N.E., Sammamish. For Puget Sound Blood Center. 800-398-7888 or www.psbc.org.

Classes

“Stress Release—Solutions for Home or Business:” 8-9:30 a.m. April 18. Learn about meditation, and about its potential usefulness in a busy life. Networking time before presentation; bring business cards. Cost: Free. Panera Bread, 17262 Redmond Way, Redmond. 503-932-7407 or www.LifeSculpt.net.

“How to Help My Child Successfully Transition into Kindergarten:” 7-9 p.m. April 21 and 23. Open to parents of 2008-2009 kindergarteners in Issaquah School District. No children allowed, and no childcare provided. Locations: April 21 at Challenger Elementary School Multipurpose Room, 25200 S.E. Klahanie Blvd., Issaquah; April 23 at Maple Hills Elementary School Commons, 15644 204th Ave. S.E., Renton. skjakle@aol.com or rebeccajc@comcast.net.

“Busy Moms—Successful SuperMom: Myth or Reality?:” 9:30-11 a.m. April 24. Life coach will offer practical strategies for defining your own success, setting realistic expectations, and living your best life. Cost: Free. Registration required. Panera Bread meeting room, 17262 Redmond Way, Redmond. 425-533-4377.

“Three New Forestry Markets:” 6-9 p.m. April 30. Presented by Northwest Certified Forestry and King County’s Open Space Acquisitions Program. Registration required. Miller’s Community & Arts Center, 4597 Tolt Ave., Carnation. 360-316-9317.

Ikebana (Japanese floral art) class: 10 a.m.-noon Thursdays through May 1 and May 8-June 5. Cost: $76, plus materials. South Bellevue Community Center, 14509 S.E. Newport Way, Bellevue. 425-452-4240.

Weight Loss Club/Competition: 11 a.m. Fridays through May 22. Includes individual coaching, weigh-ins, nutrition class and prizes. Cost: $29. Call for location, details. Also: 6 p.m. Mondays through May 26, web-inar class. 888-573-9777 or www.ShapeYourSuccess.net.

Donations

African Bike Drive: Through May 17. Project is seeking adult and children’s bicycles to send to Ghana. All bikes and parts are welcome, regardless of condition. Before May 17: Call to arrange pick-up or drop-off. May 17: 8:45 a.m.-1:30 p.m., drop off bikes at Sammamish City Hall, 801 228th Ave. S.E. 425-868-8448 or 425-836-4431.

Issaquah Food Bank: Accepts online cash donations, non-perishable food and usable clothing items (especially children’s and infants clothing). Food and clothing donations can be dropped off at 179 First Ave. S.E. Online donations can be made at www.issaquahfoodbank.org. Client hours: 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Tuesdays-Thursdays; 5-7 p.m. the first and third Tuesdays of the month. Volunteers are also needed. 425-392-4123 or 425-392-5836.

Organizations

Issaquah Amateur Radio Club: 7:30 p.m. the first Wednesday of the month. Open to anyone, licensed or not, who is interested in Ham Radio. Issaquah Valley Senior Citizens Center, 75 N.E. Creek Way, Issaquah.

Issaquah Guild of the Children’s Hospital: 11 a.m. the third Thursday of the month. New members welcome. 765 Rainier Blvd. N., Issaquah.

Issaquah Kiwanis: Noon Wednesdays. Gibson Hall, 105 Newport Way S.W. 425-392-4016 or www.issaquah.kiwanis.org.

Issaquah Rotary: 12:15 p.m. Tuesdays. Tibbetts Creek Manor, 750 17th Ave. N.W., Issaquah. www.issaquahrotary.org.

MOMS Club of Sammamish Plateau: 10 a.m. the third Friday of the month. Children welcome. Group also meets for playgroups, outings, moms’ night out, book club and craft nights. Pine Lake Covenant Church, 1715 228th Ave. S.E., Sammamish. 425-836-5015 or momsclubsammamish@yahoo.com.

Mothers and More Sammamish/Redmond chapter: 7 p.m. the first Thursday of the month. Members participate in scrap-booking, book club, movies out, Clutter Club, kids play groups and more. See Web site for details, locations. www.redmondmothersandmore.org.

Rotary Club of Sammamish: 7:30 a.m. Thursdays. Bellewood Retirement Apartments, 3710 Providence Point Drive S.E. 206-940-9098 or www.sammamishrotary.org.

Sammamish Area Woman’s Club: 7 p.m. the second Wednesday of the month. Club is a General Federation of Women’s Club Cascade Woman’s Club. Members participate in volunteer projects in the local area. New members welcome. Meetings in members’ homes; call for location. 425-898-8603.

Sammamish Kiwanis Club: 7 a.m. Wednesdays. Breakfast is provided and all are welcome. Sammamish Hills Lutheran Church, 22818 S.E. Eighth St. 425-922-3861.

Toastmasters of Sammamish: 7:15-8:15 p.m. Tuesdays. Room 121 at Mary Queen of Peace Church, 1121 228th Ave. S.E., Sammamish. 425-894-3424, tmofsamm@yahoo.com or www.tmofsamm.org.

Writing Group: 10:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Tuesdays. Meet with other writers to discuss your work and sip tea. Tiger Mountain Tea Company, Gilman Village, 317 N.W. Gilman Blvd., Suite 47, Issaquah. 425-941-2559.

Support

Alzheimer’s Association caregiver support group: 6-7:30 p.m. the second Thursday of the month. Free information and support group is open to care partners, family members and friends of individuals with dementia. Aegis of Issaquah, 780 N. Juniper St. 425-313-7364 or www.alzwa.org.

Angel Care Breast Cancer Foundation: Trained survivors offer free emotional support to the newly-diagnosed, enhancing emotional recovery while going through treatments. Will attend consultations, chemotherapy and radiation appointments and have volunteers in your community. 206-417-3484, 877-417-3484 (toll-free), www.angelcarefoundation.org or e-mail angelcare@angelcarefoundation.org.

Eastside Compassionate Friends: 7:30 p.m. the second Thursday of each month. Group welcomes families who have experienced the death of a child of any age. Group has no religious affiliation. Holy Spirit Lutheran Church, 10021 N.E. 124th St., Kirkland. 425-325-0357.

Food Addicts Anonymous: 7 p.m. Thursdays. Group offers help and support to those struggling with food cravings and overeating. Cost: Free. Meets at a confidential North Bend location. 425-888-0314 or heartlight050@yahoo.com.

Hearing Loss Association: 1 p.m. the second Saturday of the month. Lake Sammamish Foursquare Church, 14434 N.E. Eighth Street, Bellevue. 425-746-1074 or e-mail greymare25@aol.com.

Teen Camp Erin-King County: Applications now being accepted for free weekend camp. Open to teens who have experienced the death of a loved one. Camp provides support, education and opportunities for fun and fellowship to grieving teens. Camp slated for Aug. 22-24 at Camp River Ranch in Carnation. Call for details. 206-749-7689.

Veterans

USS Maddox Destroyer Association Reunion: Sept. 3-7. For DD-168, DD-622 and DD-731. Reunion will take place in Oklahoma City, OK. For details, contact Cliff Gillespie at 337-616-8450 or cwgilles45@aol.com.

82nd Airborne Division Association reunions: Association is seeking veterans from the 82nd Airborne Division to join in conventions and other special events throughout the country. Call or e-mail for details: 937-898-5977 or srgabn@aol.com.

Volunteers

Angel Care Breast Cancer Foundation: Breast cancer survivors needed to provide support for others battling cancer. Must be one year past the end of treatments and have good interpersonal skills. 206-417-3484, 877-417-3484 (toll-free), www.angelcarefoundation.org or angelcare@angelcarefoundation.org.

Evergreen Hospice: Volunteers age 18 or older needed to help terminally ill patients and their families throughout King and Snohomish counties. Training provided. 425-899-1040 or www.evergreenhealthcare.org.

Family Law CASA of King County: Children’s needs can get lost in the dispute between separating parents. Do you want to advocate for such a child? Volunteer for Family Law CASA (Court Appointed Special Advocate) of King County. 206-748-9700 or www.familylawcasa.com.

Issaquah Chamber of Commerce: Chamber is seeking friendly volunteers to assist in providing a warm welcome and information to visitors at our Issaquah Visitor Information Center. Help is needed 1-5 p.m. Mondays and 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturdays-Sundays. 425-392-7024 or tbarry@issaquahchamber.com.

Issaquah History Museums: Volunteers needed to welcome visitors four hours per month at the Train Depot and Gilman Town Hall. Training provided. 425-392-3500 or volunteer@issaquahhistory.org.

Overlake Hospital Medical Center’s Cancer Resource Center: Volunteers needed to greet resource center visitors, assist clients in using the center’s self-serve functions, answer phones and provide clerical support. Training provided. Application, interview and orientation required prior to training. 425-688-5369.

Red Cross Disaster Action Team: American Red Cross is seeking King County volunteers to respond to local disasters. Volunteers must be on-call one week out of six, and will receive free training. 206-726-3566 or www.seattleredcross.org.

Sammamish Farmers Market Diversity Days: 2-3 p.m. April 27. Organizing meeting for all volunteers wanting to help plan or work at the event. Market runs May 21-Oct. 1. Sammamish Library meeting room, 825 228th Ave. N.E. farmersmarket@sammamishchamber.org or sfm_v@hotmail.com.

Stitches from the Heart: Volunteers needed to knit, crochet or quilt blankets, sweaters, hats and booties for babies in need. Items go to hospitals across the country. Patterns available. Donations of yarn or money also appreciated. Call for details. 866-472-6903, stitchfromheart@aol.com or www.StitchesFromTheHeart.org.

Trail work: April 19 and 22. Volunteers needed to help build the Grand Ridge Trail (April 19) and rebuild the Little Si Trail (April 22). Registration required; contact Issaquah REI. 425-313-1660, ext. 203, or tasars@rei.com.


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