Snoqualmie Valley Community Calendar | April 12 edition

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Piff the Magic Dragon: Head over to the Snoqualmie Casino, 37500 SE North Bend Way, North Bend, on April 12 for a magic-filled night with Piff the Magic Dragon. The 7 p.m. event promises a one-of-a-kind magic show that fans must see to believe. Tickets for the America’s Got Talent contestants’ show are available on the casino’s website. Call 425-888-1234 for ticket support.

Parents’ Night Out: The Snoqualmie Valley YMCA, 35018 SE Ridge Street, Snoqualmie, will host a parent’s night out from 5 to 9 p.m. April 12. Parents can rest easy after dropping off their kids (six months to 9 years), knowing they will be engaged in arts and crafts, group games or active play in a safe space. A balanced dinner will be provided. Registration for the event is open on the YMCA website. For more information, call 425-256-3115.

Youth Writers Group: The Snoqualmie Library, 7824 Center Boulevard SE, Snoqualmie, is hosting a writers group for writers of any skill level and genre from ages 13 to 17 on April 15. Participants are welcome to share and practice their skills with other teen writers from 4:30 to 6 p.m. Registration is not required. For more information, call 425-888-1223.

Garden Art Class: Head to the Sno-Valley Senior Center, 4610 Stephens Avenue, Carnation, at 10:30 a.m. April 16 for a teacup garden art class. Each creation costs $15; materials will be provided. For more information, call 425-333-4152.

Local Author Meet & Greet: Join the Rotary Club of Snoqualmie at Mt. Si Senior Center, 411 Main Ave South, North Bend, for a meet-and-greet with local author Jennifer Nilsen. Nilsen will present her book “An Unwanted Journey: Embracing Life After Loss,” about the sudden loss of her husband and how she navigated the grief that followed. The free April 18 event will take place from 7:30 to 8:30 a.m. For more information, contact

Storytelling at The Grange: Head over to The Grange, 15611 Main Street Northeast, Duvall, for a night of storytelling April 16. Tell your own 5-8 minute story relating to the theme of “searching,” or listen to others share theirs. Doors to The Grange open at 5 p.m., while the free, family-friendly event runs from 6 to 7:30 p.m. For more information, call 425-788-2095 or visit

New Country Roundup event: The 8 p.m. April 20 concert at the Snoqualmie Casino features up-and-coming country stars Karen Waldrup, Antwane Tyler, Avery Anna and Jackson Snelling. For tickets or more information, visit

State of the Cities: The Snoqualmie Valley Chamber Luncheon will feature State of the Cities addresses from North Bend Mayor Mary Miller and Snoqualmie Mayor Katherine Ross starting at 11:30 a.m. April 24 at The Club at Snoqualmie Ridge, 36005 SE Ridge St. To learn more or register, call 425-888-6362 or visit