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Art column for May

Summary and review of arts happenings in the Enumclaw area.

  • May 20, 2009

Plateau Area Writers Association hosts poet at June 9 meeting

Poet Phyllis Williams will speak about poetry and memoir writing at the Plateau Area Writers Association quarterly meeting from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. June 9 in the Enumclaw Public Library.

  • May 20, 2009

Cascade Foothills Chorale to perform

Cascade Foothills Chorale is preparing to entertain Plateau listeners with its glorious harmonies. Performances of "Music in Nature" are scheduled for 7 p.m. May 30 and 2:30 p.m. May 31 in the Enumclaw High School auditorium.

  • May 20, 2009

Harmony Kings to appear

The Harmony Kings' 48th annual spring performance "The Tonight Show" is scheduled for 7 p.m. June 6 and 2 p.m. June 7 at the Auburn Performing Arts Center. Several Plateau area residents sing with this popular barbershop harmony group.

  • May 20, 2009

Paintings on display at Green River Community College gallery

Paintings by Enumclaw artist Helma Raycher and her students will be on display at the Green River Community College Enumclaw Campus gallery through Aug. 27.

  • May 20, 2009
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SLIDESHOW: Spring fashion show benefits Lions 4 Kids

The Bonney Lake Senior Center held a Spring Fashion Show May 15 to benefit Lions 4 Kids. More than $650 was raised by the show.… Continue reading

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Wayne and Bonnie Johnson

SLIDESHOW: Couples riding retirement in the fast lane

Forget rocking chairs. Ixnay on twiddling the thumbs. And don’t even think about boredom.

Wayne and Bonnie Johnson

Bloom big, die young: so goes the life of an annual

Marianne Binetti will be making the following appearances:

  • May 20, 2009
One of the most important aspects of riding is the angle of the knees during full extension. Jim Stevenson measures Buckley resident Al Knopik’s extension.

Gear up for National Bike Month

May is National Bike Month and perhaps you’ve pulled your bike down from the garage rafters and decided to take a ride around the block.

One of the most important aspects of riding is the angle of the knees during full extension. Jim Stevenson measures Buckley resident Al Knopik’s extension.

Hearing loss is becoming silent health crisis

Many Enumclaw-area residents may not be aware that they are battling a silent health crisis – one that affects more than 30 million people. In fact, hearing loss, the third-leading health condition among Americans, impacts one in 10 people, about 40 percent of whom are younger than 65 years old. Recognizing the severity of these statistics, Sears Hearing Aid Service Center of Enumclaw is honoring Better Hearing Month this May. The local hearing solution center is offering tips for members of the local community to actively help prevent hearing loss.

Obesity can be a weighty challenge for many children

In the past 20 years, the number of obese children and adolescents has tripled in the United States, resulting in a public health crisis never before seen. One in three children are now considered obese or overweight. Obesity continues to rise at an alarming rate; jeopardizing the future health and well being of our children. Fortunately, by educating ourselves and taking action, this trend can be reversed.

Cynthia Nelson models an outfit during a Spring Fashion Show at the Bonney Lake Senior Center Friday.
Cynthia Nelson models an outfit during a Spring Fashion Show at the Bonney Lake Senior Center Friday.

Great time to plant annuals The Compleat Home Gardener Marianne Binetti

Marianne Binetti will be making the following appearances:

Kathy Nelson

Women soak up special Mother’s Day honors

It was a day of pampering, pedicures and pink polish May 7 when two dozen women received complimentary spa treatments at Bonney Lake Senior Center.

Kathy Nelson

Stress causes changes in the human body

Have you ever heard someone say, “I’ve been so busy lately I have barely had time to breathe!” or words to that effect?

Cheating at yard work, gardening easy

“How to Cheat at Gardening and Yard Work” by Jeff Bredenberg, c.2009, Rodale, $18.95, 371 pages, includes index.

Internationally-acclaimed Celtic violinist Jamie Laval performed Thursday night in the Enumclaw High School gymnasium as part of a fundraiser for the Enumclaw School District's music education programs.

SLIDESHOW: Spring Concert at EHS featuring Jamie Laval

Internationally-acclaimed Celtic violinist Jamie Laval performed Thursday night in the Enumclaw High School gymnasium

Internationally-acclaimed Celtic violinist Jamie Laval performed Thursday night in the Enumclaw High School gymnasium as part of a fundraiser for the Enumclaw School District's music education programs.

Reduce childhood obesity, reduce health risks

In the last 20 years, number of obese children and adolescents has tripled in the United States, resulting in a public health crisis never before seen. One in three children are now considered obese or overweight. Obesity continues to rise at an alarming rate; jeopardizing the future health and well being of our children. Fortunately, by educating ourselves and taking action, this trend can be reversed.

  • May 14, 2009

Reduce childhood obesity, reduce health risks

In the last 20 years, number of obese children and adolescents has tripled in the United States, resulting in a public health crisis never before seen. One in three children are now considered obese or overweight. Obesity continues to rise at an alarming rate; jeopardizing the future health and well being of our children. Fortunately, by educating ourselves and taking action, this trend can be reversed.

EHS play is fundraiser for sixth-grade camp

Enumclaw High School drama students will present "Black Comedy" by Peter Shafer at 7:30 p.m. May 14, 15 and 16 and 2 p.m. May 17 in the Enumclaw High auditorium. The cost is $6 and all proceeds benefit the Enumclaw School District's sixth-grade camp program.