Carnation library closes for expansion
The Carnation Library will be closed beginning Monday, May 5, for construction of the new, expanded library. During construction, a temporary site will offer a book drop, holds pick-up area, computer terminals and a small browsing collection. The temporary library will open Wednesday, May 7, on the second floor of the Sno-Valley Senior Center, 4610 Stephens Ave., Carnation.
New hours of operation are 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday, Thursday and Saturday, 1 p.m. to 7 p.m. Tuesday and Wednesday, closed on Friday and Sunday. Story times and summer reading events will be held in the great hall of the Sno-Valley Senior Center. For more information, contact the library at (425) 333-4398.
80th birthday party planned for former Valley resident
Children of former Snoqualmie resident Dan Sater have invited friends from the Valley to join them in celebrating his 80th birthday, 1 to 4 p.m. Saturday, May 3 at the Cle Elum Senior Center, 719 E. Third Street. To learn more about the event, call Bev Eames at (509) 674-5117.
Acting instructor Gary Schwartz is offering classes for adults and children, exploring the joy of performance through transformative and fun theater games.
Participants can meet and play with new people, learn new ways to communicate and discover their natural talents.
Schwartz works to make sure everyone has a chance to play and learn, regardless of skill.
Classes meet on Friday afternoons at the SVA Youth Annex at 8032 Falls Ave., Snoqualmie, behind the House of Soul Coffee shop. Cost is $100 for eight classes for children ages 8 to 10, $125 for eight classes for youth ages 11 to 13.
Classes can be attended by parents as well, and if they decide to stay, they may be asked to play.
Schwartz offers an adult “Improvisation for Everyone” class, which meets 7:30 to 9:30 p.m. Mondays at Valley Center Stage, 119 North Bend Way, North Bend. Participants can learn to overcome negative thinking, enhance creative problem-solving and relax. To register, visit www.intuitivelearningsys.org/order.phtml.