National Public Lands Day: Join the Mountains to Sound Greenway Trust to give back in the Middle Fork Snoqualmie Valley on National Public Lands Day. Volunteers will work on creating a graveled trail, which provides a hardened trail surface and discourages social trail use throughout the area. There will also be brushing along trails to provide clear pathways for trail users. Visit the events calendar on mtsgreenway.org to learn more and sign up.
Art off the Rails: Enjoy artists showcasing their work at Railroad Community Park in Snoqualmie and William Henry Taylor Park in North Bend during the first Art off the Rails Festival. Event runs 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. More info at northbendartandindustry.org.
North Bend Blues Walk: This one-day blues festival in downtown North Bend will feature more than 70 musicians across 20 venues. Tickets get you into all venues. Event runs from 6 p.m. to midnight. More info at northbendblueswalk.com.
Fall Color Hikes in Washington: Join Mountaineers Books author Tami Asars at the North Bend Library at 6:30 p.m. Asars will be sharing some of her favorite hikes and scenic drives from her newest book, “Fall Color Hikes: Washington.” Asars is a Triple Crown hiker, having hiked the entire Pacific Crest Trail, the Continental Divide Trail, and the Appalachian Trail. The first 20 to register for the free event will receive a free copy of “Fall Color Hikes: Washington.” Registration is at https://1.kcls.org/valleyreads. For more information, contact the North Bend Library at 425-88-0554.
Snoqualmie Valley Schools Foundation: This nonprofit charitable foundation consists entirely of volunteer parents, community members, and business sponsors. Started as Citizens for Better Schools, the foundation has been funding classroom grants in the school district for over 30 years. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Snoqualmie Valley Food Bank: The food bank relies on over 100 volunteers each week to serve hungry families in the Snoqualmie Valley. Located at 122 East 3rd Street, North Bend, WA 98045. Donation dropoff hours are 8:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Monday and Tuesday; and 8:30 to 11:30 a.m. Thursday and Friday. All donations made to the food bank are tax deductible. Learn more at www.snoqualmievalleyfoodbank.org.
Fall City Community Food Pantry: Founded in 2007, the Fall City Community Food Pantry aims to serve those in need in our community in a manner that respects each individual’s dignity. Contact 425-269-8098 to learn more.
Snoqualmie Valley Historical Museum: The museum is at 320 Bendigo Blvd. S. in North Bend in the Gardiner Weeks Memorial Park. The collection includes scrapbooks, memorabilia, photographs, artifacts and more to give a perspective on the evolving history of the Snoqualmie Valley. Summer hours (April to October) are 1 to 5 p.m. Saturdays through Tuesdays. Winter hours (November to March) are 1 to 5 p.m. Mondays and Tuesdays. Contact 425-888-3200 or info@SnoqualmieValleyMuseum.org.
Valley Animal Partners: Founded in 2005, this nonprofit’s mission is to help Snoqualmie Valley seniors, disabled residents, veterans and families with limited income to take care of their pets. Members are local businesses and individuals interested in the welfare of local companion animals. Visit www.valleyanimalpartners.org or email email@example.com.
Empower Youth Network: The network helps build, support, and coordinate community leadership to promote health and wellness through effective strategies to make the Snoqualmie Valley a place where all residents thrive. The volunteer EYN Board and the Healthy Community Coalition address a variety of challenges including youth substance abuse, youth suicide and violence prevention. Email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 425-333-6614.
Encompass: This nonprofit partners with families in the Snoqualmie Valley to build healthy foundations for children of all abilities through early learning, pediatric therapy, and family enrichment. Encompass has helped thousands of children through locations in Snoqualmie, North Bend and Carnation. Visit www.encompassnw.org.
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