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• Open mic at Isadora’s Books and Cafe, 8062 Railroad Ave. S.E., Snoqualmie, from 7 to 10 p.m. Now serving wine and beer. Call (425) 888-1345 for information.

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MUSIC AND COMEDY

Wednesday, July 23

• Open mic at Isadora’s Books and Cafe, 8062 Railroad Ave. S.E., Snoqualmie, from 7 to 10 p.m. Now serving wine and beer. Call (425) 888-1345 for information.

Thursday, July 24

• Beyond the Fringe plays 6:30 to 7 p.m. at Si View Community Center during the 2008 Summer Concert Series, taking place Thursdays through Sept. 11 at Si View. For information, visit www.siviewparks.org.

• Live music played from 9 p.m. to 12:30 a.m. at Finaghty’s Irish Pub and Restaurant, 7726 Center Blvd. S.E., Suite 110; (425) 888-8833.

Friday, July 25

• Panama plays at the Raging River Cafe and Club, 33723 Redmond-Fall City Road, Fall City. For information, call (425) 222-6669 or visit www.theragingriver.com.

Saturday, July 26

• The Rockafellers play at the Raging River Cafe and Club, 33723 Redmond-Fall City Road, Fall City. For information, call (425) 222-6669 or visit www.theragingriver.com.

Monday, July 28

• Open mic every Monday from 7 to 9 p.m. at the Snoqualmie Brewery and Taproom, 8032 Falls Ave. S.E.

READINGS AND CLASSES

Wednesday, July 23

• Young Toddler Story Time, 9:30 a.m. at the Snoqualmie Library, 7824 Center Blvd. S.E., Snoqualmie; (425) 888-1223. For ages 12 to 24 months with an adult; siblings and younger children welcome.

• Preschool Story Time, 10:30 a.m. at the Snoqualmie Library, 7824 Center Blvd. S.E., Snoqualmie; (425) 888-1223. For ages 3 to 6.

Thursday, July 24

• Evening Family Story Time, 6:30 p.m. at the Snoqualmie Library, 7824 Center Blvd. S.E., Snoqualmie; (425) 888-1223. All young children welcome with an adult. Wear your pajamas and enjoy stories and songs.

Tuesday, July 29

• Toddler Story Time, 9:30 a.m. at the North Bend Library, 115 E. Fourth St., North Bend; (425) 888-0554. For ages 2 to 3 with an adult; siblings welcome.

• Preschool Story Time, 10:30 a.m. at the North Bend Library, 115 E. Fourth St., North Bend; (425) 888-0554. For ages 3 to 6 with an adult; siblings welcome.

• Toddler Story Time, 10 a.m. at the Fall City Library, 33415 S.E. 42nd Pl.; (425) 222-5951. For children, from newborns to 3-year-olds, with an adult.

• Preschool Story Time, 11 a.m. at the Fall City Library, 33415 S.E. 42nd Pl.; (425) 222-5951. For children, age 3 to 6 with an adult.

Wednesday, July 30

• Young Toddler Story Time, 9:30 a.m. at the Snoqualmie Library, 7824 Center Blvd. S.E., Snoqualmie; (425) 888-1223. For ages 12 to 24 months with an adult; siblings and younger children welcome.

• Preschool Story Time, 10:30 a.m. at the Snoqualmie Library, 7824 Center Blvd. S.E., Snoqualmie; (425) 888-1223. For ages 3 to 6 with an adult; siblings welcome.

Thursday, July 31

• Evening Family Story Time, 6:30 p.m. at the Snoqualmie Library, 7824 Center Blvd. S.E., Snoqualmie; (425) 888-1223. All young children welcome with an adult. Wear your pajamas and enjoy stories and songs.

SPECIAL EVENTS

Thursday, July 24

• Teen writing workshop is 2 p.m. at the Fall City Library. Award-winning fantasy author Louise Marley will host this workshop for young writers. Learn how to create characters, build a plot and tell a story. Remember to bring paper, pen and your imagination. Sponsored by the Friends of the Fall City Library.

Friday, July 25

• Buzz, Smack, Splat: the Dangerous Lives of Bugs presented by Charlie Williams, a.k.a. “The Noiseguy,” 2 p.m. at the Fall City Library, 33415 S.E. 42nd Pl.; (425) 222-5951. In a world of bug zappers, fly swatters, roach motels, ‘Deep Woods Off’ and heavy books, it’s not easy being a tiny bug! Spiders, roaches, fireflies and ants tell their slapstick stories. All ages are welcome.

Saturday, July 26

• “Read, Flip, Win” video shoot, 2 p.m. at the Snoqualmie Library, 7824 Center Blvd. S.E.; (425) 888-1223. In this teen video book review contest, teens can make a movie and enter to win a video camera.

Sunday, July 27

• Snoqualmie Valley Hospital’s Tour de Peaks bicycle race is scheduled to be held on the roads around the Valley.

Tuesday, July 29

• Thumbelina, presented by the Oregon Shadow Theatre for ages 4 and older, 2 p.m. at the Snoqualmie Library, 7824 Center Blvd. S.E.; (425) 888-1223. Colorful shadow puppets with live music played on electric guitar and hammer dulcimer tell the story of the original flower child. Performed in a darkened room, the presentation is not appropriate for very young children.

Wednesday, July 30

• A Bug’s Tale, presented by Courtney Campbell for ages 3 and older, 2 p.m. at the North Bend Library. Have you ever thought about a bug’s point of view? Take part in an interactive program of stories and songs, sponsored by the Friends of the North Bend Library.

Sunday, Aug. 3

• Total Experience Full Gospel choir concert, 7 p.m. at Tolt Congregational United Church of Christ. Donations received at the concert will go to hurricane relief work. The church is located at 4851 Tolt Ave., Carnation. For more information, call (425) 333-4254.




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