The Corvid Crier ~ December 2008 / January 2009 3
The Corvid Crier, Vol 27, NO 10Publication Date: December 1, 2008.Published by: Eastside Audubon SocietyP.O. Box 3115, Kirkland, WA 98083-3115The Corvid Crier is published monthly by the Eastside Audubon Society except that there are no issues inJanuary or August.
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email@example.comSubject: EAS Newsletter or by mail to:Eastside Audubon Society Attn: Tom Grismer P. O. Box 3115, Kirkland, WA 98083-3115
Eastside Audubon Office/ Audubon Center
The office is downstairs at NorthlakeUnitarian Universalist Church inKirkland,
308 4th Avenue S. (Corner4th Ave. S. and State
). Directions: I-405 exit 18 (N. E. 85th-Kirkland). Gowest on Central Way to the light on 3rdSt. Go left on 3rd St. Follow this street(it bears left and changes name to StateSt.) Then turn left on 4th Ave. S.
(425) firstname.lastname@example.orgHours: Mon, Tues, Fri — 9:00am -1:00pmDecember/January MeetingsDec 3/Jan 7 (Weds) 4:00—6:00 pmWeb Committee
Meets first Wednesday each month inEAS Office. All interested parties areinvited. Questions? Email Patrick Kelleyat
email@example.comDec 9/Jan 13 (Tues) 7:00 pmYouth Education Committee
Meets in the EAS Office.
All interestedparties are invited. Questions?Email
Dec 11/ Jan 8 (Thurs) 7:00 pmPhoto Group
Meets in large room upstairs from EASOffice. Questions? Email Tim Boyer at
firstname.lastname@example.orgDec 20 (Sat)Christmas Bird Count and Dinner
See article on page 1.
Jan 22 (Thurs) 6:30 pmEastside Audubon Annual Dinner
Article on this page.
Eastside Audubon Annual DinnerThursday, January 22 at 6:30 pm
After enjoying a delicious dinner, wewill celebrate the Chapter’s 2008 ac-complishments. The new Board of Directors will be installed, and theoutgoing Board Members and ourmany volunteers from 2008 will behonored.Back by popular demand - membersof the Photo Club will present severalshort musical fade dissolve shows of their work. You can bet there will besome wonderful bird pictures!Please bring a dish that serves six,corresponding to the first letter of your last name:A-G …...… bring a hot dishH-P ……… bring a saladQ-Z ……… bring a dessertBeverages and bread will be pro-vided, and we will use the church’s“china” and flatware.Dinner starts at 6:30 pm on Thurs-day, January 24th at the NorthlakeUnitarian Church, 308 Fourth Ave-nue S. in Kirkland.
Everyone is wel-come
Annual Holiday Gift Wrap
Calling all volunteers forthe annual Holiday GiftWrap!!! This is the 20thanniversary for this greatfundraiser, and it's anevent for which ourChapter is known. When REI waslocated in the Overlake area, AmyMcQuade convinced the managerthat it would be a nice idea to let ourgroup set up a table in the corner of the store.In those days, we'd wrap gifts for the30 days before Christmas - and some-times it was pretty quiet. Now we'vepared it down to the busy week be-fore Christmas. Though the hours areshorter and both the Chapter and REIhave grown up, it's still a lot of funand one of our best fundraisers.Join other Auduboners and have funwrapping gifts and raising money forEastside Audubon at REI RedmondTowne Center.We'll be wrapping gifts for the 5 daysbefore Christmas, with 4 differentshifts each day, as set out below.Please let us know what shift(s) you'dlike to help out.Saturday, December 20:9:00 to 12:15; 12:15 to 3:30; 3:30 to6:45 and 6:45 to 10:00 pmSunday, December 21:9:00 to 12:00; 12:00 to 3:00; 3:00 to6:00 and 6:00 to 8:00 pmMonday, December 22:9 to 12:15; 12:15 to 3:30; 3:30 to6:45 and 6:45 to 10 pmTuesday, December 23:9:00 to 12:15; 12:15 to 3:30; 3:30 to6:45 and 6:45 to 10 pmWednesday, Dec. 24:9:00 to 12:00; 12:00 to 3:00; 3:00 to6:00 and closing at 6:00 pmTo sign up, please call Helen LaBouyat 206-915-1345 or email@example.com .If you are unable to volunteer for afull shift and you can give at leasttwo hours, please let us know.