Snoqualmie Valley Community Calendar | May 3 edition

Head over to the Sno-Valley Senior Center, 4610 Stephens Avenue, Carnation, for their annual plant sale on May 3 and 4.

Sno-Valley Senior Center Plant Sale: Head over to the Sno-Valley Senior Center, 4610 Stephens Avenue, Carnation, for their annual plant sale on May 3 and 4. The event, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. each day, will feature thousands of annuals, perennials, shrubs, vegetables, herbs and fresh flowers, garden art, kids’ crafts and fresh flowers. For more information, call 425-333-4152.

Machos, Tacos and Tequila: Head over to the Snoqualmie Casino Ballroom, 37500 SE North Bend Way, Snoqualmie, on May 3 for a Cinco de Mayo celebration. Ticketholders will be treated to tequila, authentic Mexican food and high-flying masked Lucha Libre superheroes facing off in the ring. Doors open at 6 p.m., and the event begins at 7 p.m. Tickets for those 21 years of age and above range from $50 to $80. Tickets can be found on the casino’s website. For more information, call 425-888-1234.

Valley Health Foundation Fundraiser: Join the Snoqualmie Valley Health Foundation (SVHF) for their Champagne Brunch fundraiser May 3 at the Club at Snoqualmie Ridge, 36005 SE Ridge Street, Snoqualmie. Tickets for an individual or a group attending the event, starting at 9 a.m., are available on the SVHF website. Guests will be treated to a morning of bubbles, bites and raffles while helping fund vital 3D mammography equipment for early detection of breast cancer. For more information, contact

Coexist with Wildlife: Head over to the Meadowbrook Farm Interpretive Center, 1711 Boalch Avenue NW, North Bend, and spend the evening of May 3 with Snoqualmie Tribe wildlife biologist Ezekiel Rohloff to learn strategies for thoughtful, peaceful coexistence with the local wildlife species. Personal safety information will be available as well as ways to best protect the animals residents may encounter. The event begins at 7 p.m. and is free for participants. For more information, call 425-831-1990.

Yard waste recycling: North Bend residents and property owners are welcome to participate in the May 4 Yard Waste Recycling Program. The event runs 8 a.m. to 12 p.m. at the North Bend Public Works Building, 1155 East North Bend Way, North Bend. Accepted items include grass clippings, leaves, weeds, and branches up to three inches in diameter and three feet long. For more information, call 425-448-6220.

Ian Skavdahl at William Grassie Wine Estates: Head over to the William Grassie Wine Estates Duvall Tasting Room, 15705 Main Street NE, Duvall, on May 4 to listen to singer/songwriter Ian Skavdahl, with influences in folk, rock, blues, jazz, Motown and Americana. The event, from 6 to 8:30 p.m., is free for all attendees. For more information, contact

May-hem at the Mill Rallycross: Spectators are welcome to head over to Dirtfish Rally School, 7001 396th Drive SE, Snoqualmie, to watch rallycross competitors with all different types of cars and skills compete on the same track on May 5. While there is no fee to spectate, visitors are required to sign a waiver at the gate. Gates open at 7 a.m. The competition begins at 10 a.m. and lasts until 5:30 p.m. For more information, call 866-285-1332.

Cemetery cleaning: Join the Fall City Cemetery Association and the Fall City Historical Society in their work to clean World War II headstones on May 5 from 12 to 3 p.m. in preparation for Memorial Day. Interested volunteers are asked to bring their own equipment (buckets, soft brushes and kneeling pads) and should gather at the Fall City Cemetery, Cemetery Road, Fall City. Weeding and pruning is also needed at the site. For more information, contact

Memoir writing group: Interested in writing a memoir? Si View Community Center, 400 SE Orchard Drive, North Bend, is hosting a weekly writing group beginning May 7. Each week, author Bonnie Lawlor will guide participants through the process from 1:30 to 2:15 p.m. Tuesdays. The 45-minute classes will run until June 18. A $110 registration fee can be paid on the Si View Park website. For more information, contact