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Valley Calendar

MUSIC AND COMEDY

Thursday, April 16

• Queensryche plays at 8 p.m. at the Snoqualmie Casino, 7500 S.E. North Bend Way, Snoqualmie.

• The Fabulous Johnsons play at 9 p.m. at Finaghty’s Irish Pub and Restaurant, 7726 Center Blvd. S.E., Suite 110, Snoqualmie Ridge; (425) 888-8833.

Friday, April 17

• Queensryche plays at 8 p.m. at the Snoqualmie Casino, 7500 S.E. North Bend Way, Snoqualmie.

Saturday, April 18

• Imagine A Cure benefit concert, 7 p.m. at the Snoqualmie Casino, 7500 S.E. North Bend Way, Snoqualmie.

Sunday, April 19

• Open mic is 3 to 5 p.m., the first and third Sunday of the month at Isadora’s Books and Cafe, 8062 Railroad Ave., Snoqualmie; (425) 888-1345.

Tuesday, April 21

• Open mic is 6:30 to 9 p.m. every Tuesday at Twede’s Cafe, 137 W. North Bend Way. Anyone is welcome to sing, play an instrument, or put on an act. For more information, call Kyle Twede at (425) 831-5511.

READINGS AND CLASSES

Monday, April 20

• Study zone for grades K through 12 is 3 p.m. at the North Bend Library, 115 E. 4th St., North Bend; (425) 888-0554. Drop in during scheduled Study Zone hours for free homework help in all subjects from volunteer tutors.

Tuesday, April 21

• Study zone for grades K through 12 is 5 p.m. at the North Bend Library, 115 E. 4th St., North Bend; (425) 888-0554. Drop in during scheduled Study Zone hours for free homework help in all subjects from volunteer tutors.

Saturday, April 25

• My Brilliant Life helps teens identify the skills, knowledge and behaviors needed to become successful. Create your vision for academic, career and personal success and learn how to improve your strengths and to develop the skills and strategies to support your brilliant life.

The program starts at 2 p.m. at the North Bend Library, 115 E. 4th St., North Bend; (425) 888-0554.

Monday, April 27

• Study zone for grades K through 12 is 3 p.m. at the North Bend Library, 115 E. 4th St., North Bend; (425) 888-0554. Drop in during scheduled Study Zone hours for free homework help in all subjects from volunteer tutors.

Tuesday, April 28

• Study zone for grades K through 12 is 5 p.m. at the North Bend Library, 115 E. 4th St., North Bend; (425) 888-0554. Drop in during scheduled Study Zone hours for free homework help in all subjects from volunteer tutors.

SPECIAL EVENTS

Wednesday, April 15

• English as a Second Language for Beginners class meets weekly from 6 to 8 p.m. at the Encompass Main Campus, 1407 Boalch Ave. N.W., North Bend. Free childcare is available. For more information, call (425) 888-2777 and ask for Lorena Reyes at Ext. 243. Non-English speakers are welcome. There is no cost.

Thursday, April 30

• Save Our Rails benefit dinner for Northwest Railway Museum is 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. at the Woodman Lodge Steakhouse and Saloon, 38601 S.E. King St., Snoqualmie. The dinner will be hosted at Woodman Lodge, Snoqualmie’s historic steakhouse and saloon, located next door to the Museum’s iconic Snoqualmie Depot. Tickets are $85 person/$150 couple, and include a fun three-mile train excursion though the valley and past beautiful Snoqualmie Falls. For tickets, call (425) 888-4441 or e-mail to tickets@woodmanslodge.com. Proceeds will be used to fund flood recovery.

Saturday, May 9

• Snoqualmie Valley Garden Club plant sale is 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Mount Si Senior Center in North Bend. Look for annuals and vegetables raised by garden club members, as well as starts from prized shrubs. Proceeds help fund student scholarships and an international charity in Africa.

Sunday, May 17

• The 2009 Snoqualmie Valley CROP Hunger Walk will wind through Snoqualmie, starting after services end at the Snoqualmie United Methodist Church. Co-sponsored by the Methodist Church, St. Clare of Assisi Episcopal Church and Our Lady of Sorrows Catholic Church in Snoqualmie, Washington, the walk is an ecumenical gathering to raise awareness of and money for the Mt. Si Helping Hand Food Bank and Church World Service. For more information, or to participate, contact any of the participating churches or Leonard Eiger at faithinaction-sumc@comcast.net.

Friday, July 24

• The 2009 Twin Peaks Festival in North Bend is set for Friday through Sunday, July 24, 25 and 26. Learn more about the fifth annual celebration of the cult TV series at www.twinpeaksfest.com.

Saturday, August 15

The Mount Si Class of 1969 40-year reunion takes place Saturday, August 15. Members and friends of the class asked to submit phone numbers and addresses, both by phone or e-mail, to Paul Scovel at (253) 222-0844 or mtsiclassof69reunion@yahoo.com. Followup information about the reunion will sent out in April.

Finaghty’s Irish Pub and Restaurant, 7726 Center Blvd. S.E., Suite 110, located at Snoqualmie Ridge; (425) 888-8833.

Karaoke on Monday nights starting at 9 p.m. Team Trivia Tuesdays 9 to 11 p.m.  Ladies Night Wednesday nights, starting at 9 p.m.; half price on drinks and appetizers for all the ladies. Happy Hour is twice daily, 3 to 6 p.m. and 10 p.m. to 2 a.m. Live music starts at 9 p.m. For more information, visit www.finaghtys.com.

April 2 — Stone & Smokes

April 3 — The Kingdogs

April 9 — Shotty

April 11 — Robert Stewart Band

April 16 — Fabulous Johnson’s

April 23 — Notorious Sensation

April 30 — Stephen Ashbrook

Raging River Cafe and Club

33723 Redmond-Fall City Rd., Fall City; (425) 222-6669

Karaoke on Tuesday and Thursday nights at 8 to 11 p.m. Whiskey Girls Dance Night, learn to line dance every Wednesday at 8 p.m.

March 27 — Shelley & the Curves

March 28 — Red Herring

For information, call (425) 222-6669 or visit www.theragingriver.com for complete band details.

Snoqualmie Brewery and Taproom

8032 Falls Ave. S.E., Snoqualmie; (425) 831-2357

Visit the Taproom Web site for upcoming live music at www.fallsbrew.com.

• Rumble on the Ridge II at the Snoqualmie Casino, 37500 S.E., North Bend Way, Snoqualmie; (425) 888-1234.

March 27 — Smokey Robinson

March 28 — Julianne Hough with the Lost Trailers

April 2 — The Robert Cray Band

April 3 — Laser Spectacular

April 4 — Rumble on the Ridge II

April 10 — UB40

April 16 — 17 — Queensryche

April 18 — Imagine A Cure Benefit Concert

April 22 — Boz Scaggs

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