Wikli 2008, 01/02

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Welcome to Week XIX

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Happy New Year!

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Live locally. Consult your community calendar

  • library book group discusses The Places In Between by Rory Stewart (Wed),
  • "Hopes, Dreams & Promises" at the library (Thu),
  • Family night at the library (Thu),
  • planning for Town Hall in Hillman City (Thu),
  • opening reception: Michael Williams' starscapes (Sat),
  • neighborhood brunch (Sun),
  • HCNA general meeting (Tue),
  • and Citizens post more events all the time!

In the calendar, you can click through to each event's online information.
If a local event is missing, please send a Citizen's alert.

At the library

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  • On Thursday, Columbia Branch will host two multigenerational programs. Adults, teens and children are invited to drop in between 2-5pm for Hopes, Dreams and Promises for a New Year! Decorate your own calendar to keep or give as a gift, make a "good book", collage your dreams for the future, make an Egyptian wish scroll — you can even stamp your wish in Egyptian hieroglyphs! Fun for all ages!
  • Our usual First Thursday Family Night will be held from 6:30-7:30pm. Stories and crafts will reflect the new year and the winter season.
  • Play and Learn will resume on Friday, January 11 from 11:30am to 1pm.
  • Storytimes will resume on Fridays starting January 18 from 10:30-11:15am. (Sorry for the delay. Nancy is having a little surgery!)

The entire library staff looks forward to you visiting the library during the holidays and throughout the new year.

Nancy Pew

Columbia City Theater

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Columbia City Theater is Seattle's oldest historic Vaudeville Theater complete with a recording studio and the Hendrix Electric Lounge. We're still booking events for 2008! So whether you enjoy catching a show or are looking for the perfect place to host one, give us a try!

This week:

  • Thurs — Live Music by Dr. Richard Kimball & The Fugitives in Lounge, 8pm, no cover
  • Fri — Columbia City Cabaret, Hosted by Tamara the Trapeze Lady, 8pm, $20 adv, $25 door
  • Fri — Marquis 1000 in Lounge, 9pm, no cover
  • Sat — Live Music by Duplex in Lounge, 10pm, no cover
  • Tues — Live Music by Anjuman in Lounge, 8pm, no cover
  • Wed — Live Music by Karlson in Lounge, 8pm, no cover

note: advance tickets through brownpapertickets.com

Northwest Community ServicesThank you

Thank you to all who helped Northwest Community Services with the toy drive. A special thank you to Tutta Bella, Columbia Bakery, Sweet Pea's and Retroactive Kids for keeping a toy collection boxes in their stores.

It was great seeing the community jump in and help the children of the Rainier Valley. We served about 450 children this year with new toys for Christmas.

Another special thank you to Graham Hill Elementary who brought in so much food from their food drive.

Flo & Bull

Columbia City in the news

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Columbia City in the blogossiphere

Columbia Citizens' posts

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Columbia Citizens wiki-updates:

Columbia Citizens rings in the New Year with some great new features and lots of updated pages.
Four local artists have put up their online Citizen exhibits.
Heading home to an empty fridge? Call ahead using the "takeout breakout".
What's happening at the Saint Gobain site?
Bike routes now feature expanded map views and a new route to Fremont.
Magic Lantern Montessori added to community organizations.
Citizens Lisette & Will Austin have added their websites to neighbors. Will's photo now graces Columbia Citizens' front page.
New photos in the Citizens' gallery. Share yours!
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