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his CALENDAR The deadline for calendar entries is Wednesday at 5 pm. the week be- fore the intended date of publication. Calendar items may run up to three times when there is space available. Library Call 236-353 7 for information on these and other programs which take place at the Mercer Island Library, 4400 88th Ave. S .E . Families First: Topics and Tips for Parents. Battles, Hassles, Tantrums Tears, meet the authors, Susan Beekman and Jeanne Holmes, at 1:30 p.m., Friday, Jan. 16. They will help you identify your typical style for man- aging conflicts with your children and offer tips on how to expand your par- enting choices. A question and an— swer session follows the presentation. Adults. No charge. Theodore Roosevelt: Soldier/Statesman. Presented by Robert Overholser. Co—sponsored by Washington Commission for the Humanities at 7:30 p.m., Tuesday, Jan. 27. Events Winter Storytelling Schedule for Island Books. Recommended for ages 3 and older. Free sessions are held from 11 to 11:30 a.m., Saturdays. Jan. 17, Kathie Vitz: Weaver of wintry tales; Jan. 24, Kathy Currie: Tales that jump with joy; Jan. 31, Cherie Trebon: Big stories for little listeners. Writers On Stage presented by Mercer Island Arts Council, at 7:30 p.m., Tuesday, Jan. 20 at CCMV. From Here to There: A Dialog on Writing, Travel, and Writing about Travel, with Jim Molnar, Travel Editor, Seattle Times. Willie Weir, actor and author of Spokesongs: Bicycle Adventures on Three Continents. No cost. For more information call Amanda Clark, (425)936-31 15 or (206)236-0517. Edward Jones will host a live satel- lite broadcast on the Roth IRA, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Tuesday, Jan. 20. The Roth IRA was created as part of the Taxpayer Relief Act of 1997. The broadcast will focus on who can con- tribute, tips on selecting the appro— priate IRA, advantages and conver- sations from both the traditional and Roth IRAs. This broadcast is free, but space is limited. For more informa— tion or to register contact Terry Felton Island Bridge Club winners of the game held on Thursday, I an 8, were: NS 1) Helene Fomia and Phyllis Gravitz 2) Cami and Hal Keller 3) Margo and Roger Putnam 4) Patsy PruduceSuecials ........ Fresh! Chinese River Potato Imported from China CHI GOO .99». Fresh! Im rted from China ,LOTU ROOT .991). Lar e "Sunkist" Pommelo G PEFRUIT 1.99 ea. Fr h! Im rtedlrom Chin WATEREHESTNUFS .99 lb. ErurerrSuecials "WeiChuan" 30 Piece, Your Choice of Flavor (21 oz. o Reg. 3.69] FROZEN DUMPLINGS 2/ $5 Kurt:z Keez"ol;onda I 02. ' e9. . OYSTER SAUCE 1.29 Wignipié’iig S°yb§°ni all °r l U OZ. eg. . EDAMAME 1.29 CHINE E RICE COOKING WINE BLACK BEAN GARLIC SAUCE "Lee Ku%Kee" Mushroom Flavor, No MSG or reservatives 118 oz. - Reg. 2.59] (17.6 oz. 0 Re .459] ‘ WAFER §ncr<s in‘TIN 3.49 [10.5 oz. ' Reg. 1.05) SAIFUN NOODLES "Shacshin “ (750 ml c Reg. 2.40) 1.79 (802.'Re .BII WATERCHESTNUTS 2/.99 "Lee Kum Kee" 18 oz. 0 Reg. 1.95) 1.39 STIR-FRY SAUCE "Fr ” (12 021R .3291 PEREOYSESAMEegOIL 2.09 “Munchy” Strawberry or Chocolate ' "Lungkow" Bean Thread. . .99 "Sunluck" Whole or Sliced VEGETARIAN ALAAAAA,A.AA Esfeld and Morry Blustein at (206)232-8608. Childhood Development. The Mercer Island Parent Advisory Committee on Special Needs Children will offer a presentation and discus- sion of Childhood Development and re— lated concerns, at 7 p.m., Wednesday, Jan. 28 in the Mercer Island School District Administration Building. Meetings MISD Science Curriculum Team will hold a meeting, Investigating Science Curriculum Restructuring, at Mercer Island High School, at 7 p.m., Tuesday, Jan. 20 at Islander Middle School library and/or at 7 p.m., Thursday, Feb. 12 at Island Park Elementary. The Probus Club of Mercer Island field trip is planned on Tuesday, I an. 20, to Ball-Foster Glass Container Corp. and to NOAA’s Montlake Fisheries Science Center. Lunch will be at Arnie’s Seafood Restaurant on Lake Union. Reservations may be made by reservation slip from the Dec. Probus Newsletter. Mideast King County Public Health and Safety Network is spon— soring a training session on commu- nity assets identified by the Search Institute to enable youth to grow up to be competent and caring adults. Training sessions are from: 1-3230 p.m., Monday, Jan. 12, and from 7 to 9:30 p.m.,Wednesday, Jan. 14, in the School District Administration Building, Board Room. League of Women Voters meet- ing will be held at 9: 15 a.m., Thursday, Jan. 15 at 7651 SE. 40th. The topic will be Program Planning. Brown Bag “Workshops For Success” for Small and Home Office Business Person (formerly the Home- based Business Roundtable) will meet at noon, Thursday, Jan. 15. Wallace Wilkins, PhD. is the speak— er for this meeting of the Mercer Island Chamber of Commerce brown bag workshop series. His topic “Conflict Prevention and Win/Win Negotiations” will focus on pre- venting conflict, communication strategies, and mediating personal- ity clashes. Workshop cost for non— members is $5. For reservations call (206)232-3404. The Mercer Island Guild of Children's Hospital will meet at noon, Friday, I an. 16 at the home of Aileen Peters. New members are welcome. Call Betty Hunter 232-7826". for in— EW 1) Mike Bovamick and Guy Bruno 2) Beth Lee and Joe McDonnell 3) Marie and Del McClure 4) Edith De Shaw and Bill Seatuodluetial ....... Liv Fresh! [Re . 3.99 lb.) . MixNuA ciAMs 3.091s. 0 Reg. 4.99 lb.l BAY SCALLOPS 3.991.. "Sunluck" Soft, Medium, Firm 9 TOFU (1201.- 12391.05) .8 ea. Fresh Alaskan OuiII Backs l2-41bs. ' Reg. 3.99 lb.) ROCK COD 2.991s. All uafood ilabill to wouflnr dumbing Meat Suecials r a... “Acme” Grown in Washin ton WHOLE FRYERS g .79». 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Parkinson’s Support Group meeting, from 2-3230 p.m., Tuesday, Jan. 20, at CCMV. Smart Home Buyers workshop will be held from 7-9 p.m., Thursday, Jan. 22 at the offices of Windermere Real Estate on Mercer Island. Sponsored by Windermere SG inc., Washington Mutual, Housemasters Eyman Games are held at VFW Hall at 10 a.m. on Thursdays. Call Charlotte and Jim Walsh, 232-2635, for partners and information. EittSuetials Chinese Knot Reg. 19,001 WOODEN WALL HANGINGS 13.50 Chinese [Set at 121 PAPER LANrERNs 30960“ Your Choice 0 BAMBOO STEAMERS 0 IARGE WALL FANS - CELEDON DISHES .- WOKS 30%0fl fleIiSuerial Foam ' a difhnnt Chime 3 la dish glam". our man. mu. m5." "y Pin Amuré Bakenr 'Mmaumgoodsmbammunnmr mmmm. ‘ We fipvdthlidw and high: (to H Omwinm! >M.Nopunhhmm.mhl&mor .W‘WIM' ~‘tmmdicciurntliésmm , ' fromwmmtt fill..va L‘ a 'ttl‘t‘éttttittt. Since 1928 of America and Chicago Title Company. Class size is limited and registration is on a"‘first come" ba— sis. Reservations can be made by calling (206)232—0446. AARP will meet at 1:30 p.m., Monday, Jan. 26 at CCMV. Installation of Officers and Model Community Centers will be discussed. Galleries Tolles Gallery presents the third annual Mercer Island Art Show through January 31. The Gallery is open from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday and Saturday and until 7 p.m., Thursday. For information contact Julia Tolles Brooks 232-1549. Mercer Island Gallery presents, Tapestry Artists of Puget Sound. Gallery Hours: from 9 a.m.-9 p.m., Monday- Thursday; 9 a.m.—5 p.m., Friday; 9 a.m.—3 p.m., Saturday. Classes Mercer Island Covenant Church will sponsor the second module in a se- ries, Parenting With Love and Logic is a six week class for parents adapt- ed from a book written by child psy- chologists Foster Cline and Jim Fay. Classes are from 6 to 7:30 p.m., Thursdays, through Feb. 12. Registration fee for classes is $25/per family and includes age appropriate classes for the children. Call Theresa McKenna at 232-1015 to register. Boys & Girls Club Club hours are 3 to 8:30 pm. Office hours are 3 to 6 pm. Club member- ship is $30. For information call 232- 4548. For information on childcare programs. or employment, call Sue at the Club Open Gym from 12 to 4 p.m., Sundays through March 1, 1998. Little Gym Supei' Beasts for 19 month old-2 1/2 year olds and their parents. From 10:30-11:15 a.m., Fridays. Starts Feb.- 6, ongoing. Fee $45/4 weeks. Rainy Day Gym for preschoolers and their parents. From 9:30—12 noon, Wednesdays and Thursdays. Extra session added for Jan., Feb., and March from 12:30-3 p.m., Thursdays. Cost is $2/child. AM/PM Pals Register now. Children are bused to and from the Club each day, fed breakfast and a nu— tritious after school snack, and en- gage in a variety of activities. Cost: Full time $115/month for AM. $135/month for PM or $235 for both. Part time available. Wednesday, January 14,1998 C3 Karate Kids-Safety First Program, a martial arts program focusing on safety awareness. Taught by Sharl Carpenter, black belt with Pacific NW School of Chung Moo Do. From 4: 15- 5 p.m., Tuesdays, starting Jan. 27- March 17. Cost 845/8 weeks, plus club membership. Seniors The following are special events through Parks and Recreation. Senior Adult Services. For information and reservations, call 2363545. On The Town at Black Angus. From 4—7 p.m., Sunday, Jan. 19. Call 236—3544 to register and arrange trans- portation. Organizing for the New Year from 12:45-2c45 p.m., Wednesday, Jan. 21, Michelle Walsh instructor. Cost $ lO/per— son. Call 236-3545 to register. Pinochle Calling all players for two, three or four handed pinochle. from 9:30 to noon, Tuesdays. Cost .25/per week. Adult Day Services, from 10 a.m.— 2 p.m., Tuesday. Wednesday, Thursday. For seniors that are frail, isolated or have memory and physical limitation. Provide respite for caregivers. Lunch and Transportation included. Call Margy Corder, 236—3619. Lunch and Leisure: Hot lunches are served for 55+ at noon, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday. Cafe Mercer View has a 55+ lunch special Monday and Friday. No reservation required. Cost $3/person. Senior Services’ Volunteer Transportation Program urgently needs volunteer drivers. Volunteers use their own vehicles and choose the days, times and areas they wish to drive. Contact: Patty Nelson 236- 3590. JCC For information on the following programs, call the Stroum Jewish Community Center. 232—7115, all events take place at the JC C Mercer Island. “Lunch With the Rabbi”, an in— fomial weekly forum to facilitate leam- ing among community residents will take place on an ongoing basis every Wednesday at the JCC on Mercer Island from 12 pm. to 1 pm. Admission is free and reservations are not required. ‘Birth of Israel’ photo exhibit on display at J CC The Birth of Israel Photo Exhibit: Celebrating 50 Years of Life featur- ing the rare color photos of joumal— ist Marlin Levin will be on display at the Stroum Jewish Community Center through Tuesday, Feb. 3. This display of color photographs taken half a century ago captures im- ages of Israelis struggling to survive while creating a Jewish state. Almost 50 of Levin’s images —- most never seen publicly before — will be jux- taposed with photos of modern day SIZE 51:? 6x9 .. 9x12 Reg Price $799 $1199 $2199 Quality Carpets & Rugs for Fine Interiors Israel taken by Israeli photographer Chanan Ge'rtr'a-ide. Born in Pennsylvania, Marlin Levin studied at Temple University until World War 11, during which he served in Europe and Japan, and graduated with honors after his return. 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