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Whiskers in Wonderland

Purrs, snuggles and nose kisses. Adopt a kitten and this can all be yours! $50 kitten adoptions this weekend only at Seattle Humane. Category: Charitable. Family. Holiday. Audience: Kids. Teens. Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Families. Cost: $50. Contact Name: Seattle Humane. Contact Email: adoption@seattlehumane.org. Contact Phone: 425-649-7563. Friday, March 27, 2015. 13212 SE Eastgate Way Bellevue, WA 98005.

LUNG FORCE Expo: An Education Event for People Living With Lung Cancer and Lung Disease

Living with lung disease or lung cancer, or know a friend or loved one who is? Join us at the LUNG FORCE Expo, an education event hosted by the American Lung Association in Washington. The event will feature sessions on topics like navigating the clinical trials process, nutrition and exercise tips to enhance lung function, lung anatomy and disease progression, how to become an advocate, and a patient panel for Q&A. Learn from medical experts, meet others facing similar life challenges, and explore community resources in an exhibit area. Lunch and free, ample parking is included. Caregivers and families are encouraged to attend. Cost to attend is $10, but fee waivers are available by calling 206-512-3294. Registration is required, so call or visit www.lungforceexpowa.org today! Category: Classes & Lectures. Audience: Dads. Moms. Seniors. Cost: $10, fee waivers available at 206-512-3294. Contact Name: Allison Moroni. Contact Email: amoroni@lungmtpacific.org. Contact Phone: 206-512-3294. Friday, March 27, 2015, 9:00 AM – 3:00 PM. Renton Technical College, 3000 NE 4th Street, Renton WA 98056.

Bellevue Friends of the Library Spring Shakespeare Series

Presented by Ann Richel Schuh and William Clay. Come for a reading and discussion of Henry V. Bring a copy of the play and follow along! Category: Arts & Entertainment. Audience: Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Friday, March 27, 2015, 10:00 AM. Bellevue Library 1111 110th Avenue NE Bellevue, WA 98004 425.450.1765.

Free Tours and Activities at the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation Visitor Center

It’s interactive, kid friendly, and full of teachable and inspirational moments. Bring your family to the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation Visitor Center for a free visit to learn about the work being done to improve lives from Seattle to South Africa. The Visitor Center, through engaging and thought-provoking exhibits, allows parents and children to dive into some of the world’s toughest challenges and learn how to act on their own ideas and solutions. Families can expect hands-on exhibits and spaces to create, explore, and discuss. It’s an experience unlike any other in Seattle. Visit us across the street from the Seattle Center and the iconic Space Needle for an experience that will leave your family hopeful. Arrive curious. Leave inspired. Open Tuesday – Saturday, 10am to 5pm (until 6pm from June 3-August 30) Closed Sunday, Monday, and all U.S. holidays Special hours on Memorial Day weekend and Labor Day weekend: Sunday, May 25, 10am to 5pm Sunday, August 31, 10am to 6pm. Category: Charitable. Organizations. Volunteer. Audience: Kids. Teens. Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Families. Cost: FREE. Events Newsletter: Yes. Friday, March 27, 2015, 10:00 AM – 6:00 PM. 440 5th Ave North Seattle, WA 98109. For more info visit www.gatesfoundation.org.

Gardening with Your Children Series: Attracting pollinators and determining helpful bugs from harmful bugs

Fridays: March 13, March 20, March 27, 10am-11am Explore the world of gardening through hands-on experiences with soil, plants, and water. Discover the wonders of seeds, growing plants and plant care. As we investigate the world of plants, parents and their children can also grow together. Ages: All ages welcome Cost: FREE Pre-registration required. To Register: MyParksAndRecration.com Info 425-452-6993. Attracting pollinators and determining helpful bugs from harmful bugs, March 27th. Bees, butterflies and hummingbirds are all important pollinators for a vegetable garden. Learn about the process of pollination and how to attract these essential garden helpers. We’ll also talk about other beneficial bugs and the harmful bugs and how to tell them apart. You will get to plant your own flowers to attract pollinators in your garden. Course # 90955. Category: Classes & Lectures. Family. Outdoor. Audience: Kids. Dads. Moms. Families. Cost: FREE. Contact Email: ParkRangerProgram@bellevuewa.gov. Contact Phone: 425-452-6993. Events Newsletter: Yes. Friday, March 27, 2015, 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM. Lake Hills Greenbelt Ranger Station. For more info visit www.bellevuewa.gov.

Chinese Play & Learn

Family program, all ages welcome with adult. Stories, songs and rhymes in the Chinese language. Category: Arts & Entertainment. Audience: Kids. Families. Friday, March 27, 2015, 10:30 AM. Newport Way Library 14250 SE Newport Way Bellevue, WA 98006 425.747.2390.

Vietnamese Story Times

Family program, all ages welcome with adult. Stories, songs and fun! Category: Arts & Entertainment. Audience: Kids. Families. Friday, March 27, 2015, 4:00 PM. Library Connection @ Crossroads 15600 NE 8th Street, Suite K-11 Bellevue, WA 98008 425.644.6203.

Movies of Mercer Slough: An Original Duckumentary

This program follows a wood duck family as a male and female create a bond, migrate together across thousands of miles, nurture and protect a brood of chicks, then come full circle as they head to their wintering grounds. Popcorn provided! Ages: ALL AGES! Cost: FREE! Registration: Not required. Course #: 90664, 90665. Info: (425) 452-2565 or mseec@bellevuewa.gov. Mercer Slough Environmental Education Center,1625 118th Ave SE. Category: Classes & Lectures. Government. Audience: Kids. Teens. Families. Cost: Free. Contact Name: Dustin Van Nieulande. Contact Email: MSEEC@bellevuewa.gov. Contact Phone: 425-452-2565. Events Newsletter: Yes. Friday, March 27, 2015, 5:00 PM – 6:00 PM. Mercer Slough Environmental Education Center.

Dog Training Program

Are you interested in training your new puppy some manners or maybe an older dog some new tricks? Sign up for our training courses here at Seattle Humane! We offer a wide variety of classes to fit the needs of all of our adopters and their pets. To learn more about the training sessions we provide, visit our classes and training page. Category: Classes & Lectures. Audience: Kids. Teens. Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Families. Cost: Training class fees vary. Contact Name: Seattle Humane. Contact Email: dogtraining@seattlehumane.org. Contact Phone: 425-373-5385. Events Newsletter: Yes. Friday, March 27, 2015, 6:00 PM. 13212 SE Eastgate Way Bellevue WA 98005. For more info visit www.seattlehumane.org.

Frog Hop

One of the earliest sounds of spring is the constant rib-bit song of frogs. Learn about the intricate life cycle of these amphibians, as well as the kinds of frogs that live in Western Washington. Then join a Park Ranger to explore Lewis Creek using your ears to guide the way! Bring a flashlight or headlamp, as well as good shoes and warm clothes, for the journey! Ages: 5+ Cost: $2 Resident $3 Non-Resident. Pre-registration required. To Register: 425-452-6885 or www.myparksandrecreation.com Activity Code #90888. Category: Classes & Lectures. Family. Outdoor. Audience: Kids. Families. Cost: $2 Bellevue Resident, $3 non-resident. Contact Name: Cynthia Harbison. Contact Email: lcvc@bellevuewa.gov. Contact Phone: 425-452-4195. Events Newsletter: Yes. Friday, March 27, 2015, 7:30 PM – 9:00 PM. Lewis Creek Visitor Center 5808 Lakemont Blvd Bellevue, WA.

The Best of Enemies

By Mark St. Germain; based on novel by Osha Gray Davidson “We’re either going to tear this town apart or do some real mending.” Is it possible for sworn enemies to find common ground in solving the world’s problems? In 1971 the schools of Durham, North Carolina were racially segregated and hatred between a Ku Klux Klan member and a Civil Rights activist was strong enough for murder. Forced to meet face-to-face to negotiate, the result was nothing short of a miracle. This remarkable and true story demonstrates what’s possible when we recognize the humanity in each other, forgive the past, and work together to change the future. Taproot Theatre’s The Best of Enemies is directed by Scott Nolte, featuring Jeff Berryman, Jenny Vaughn Hall, Faith Russell and Corey Spruill. Category: Theater. Audience: Teens. Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Cost: $20-$40. Contact Name: Elizabeth Griffin. Contact Email: info@taproottheatre.org. Contact Phone: 206-781-9707. Friday, March 27, 2015, 7:30 PM – 9:30 PM. Taproot Theatre 204 N. 85th St. Seattle, WA 98103. For more info visit taproottheatre.org.

The Mark of Immediacy

Experience the Gospel of Mark like you never have before in Taproot Theatre’s The Mark of Immediacy. Adapted by Nathan Jeffrey, a lively trio of actors uses scripture alone to bring audience members face-to-face with the life, death and resurrection of Jesus Christ. This fast-paced production reveals the truth of the Gospel afresh to young and old in a way they will never forget. Originally directed by Nathan Jeffrey; assistant director Karen Lund. Starring Eric Hampton, Melanie Hampton and Nathan Jeffrey. Performance dates: Friday, March 27 at 8pm Saturday, March 28 at 8pm Thursday, April 2 at 7:30pm Friday, April 3 at 8pm Saturday, April 4 at 8pm. Category: Theater. Audience: Kids. Teens. Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Families. Cost: $12-$15. Contact Name: Elizabeth Griffin. Contact Email: elizabeth@taproottheatre.org. Contact Phone: 206-781-9707. Friday, March 27, 2015, 8:00 PM – 9:00 PM. Taproot Theatre's Isaac Studio Theatre 208 N. 85th St. Seattle, WA 989103. For more info visit taproottheatre.org.

Whiskers in Wonderland

Purrs, snuggles and nose kisses. Adopt a kitten and this can all be yours! $50 kitten adoptions this weekend only at Seattle Humane. Category: Charitable. Family. Holiday. Audience: Kids. Teens. Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Families. Cost: $50. Contact Name: Seattle Humane. Contact Email: adoption@seattlehumane.org. Contact Phone: 425-649-7563. Saturday, March 28, 2015. 13212 SE Eastgate Way Bellevue, WA 98005.

Emerald Spiral Spring Expo

Where can you go to explore your creativity, learn new things, and find people who support you in discovering how to better enjoy the life you are living? The answer is simple. The Northwest's largest gathering of metaphysicians, The Emerald Spiral Expo, a place where you will have the opportunity to relax, re-group, and turn on your untapped creative self. At the Emerald Spiral Expo there is no admission and and no charge to listen to speakers throughout the day. Oh, and don't forget the hourly door prizes. Between visits to the Northwest’s finest readers, healers, and merchandisers, visit the snackbar for a variety of semi-healthy foods and drinks. From purchasing crystals, books, art, clothing, and other great stuff to getting a chair massage, the perfect tarot or astrological reading, or many other goods and services, you will have an array of life-enhancing choices. The Emerald Spiral Expo is an easy drive from anywhere in the Puget Sound area. Centrally located in Kent, Washington, you can even ta… Category: Fairs & Festivals. Audience: Kids. Teens. Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Families. Cost: free. Contact Name: emerald spiral expo. Contact Email: info@emeraldspiral.com. Contact Phone: 2065081270. Saturday, March 28, 2015, 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM. Kent Commons 525 4th Ave North Kent, WA 98032.

Free Tours and Activities at the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation Visitor Center

It’s interactive, kid friendly, and full of teachable and inspirational moments. Bring your family to the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation Visitor Center for a free visit to learn about the work being done to improve lives from Seattle to South Africa. The Visitor Center, through engaging and thought-provoking exhibits, allows parents and children to dive into some of the world’s toughest challenges and learn how to act on their own ideas and solutions. Families can expect hands-on exhibits and spaces to create, explore, and discuss. It’s an experience unlike any other in Seattle. Visit us across the street from the Seattle Center and the iconic Space Needle for an experience that will leave your family hopeful. Arrive curious. Leave inspired. Open Tuesday – Saturday, 10am to 5pm (until 6pm from June 3-August 30) Closed Sunday, Monday, and all U.S. holidays Special hours on Memorial Day weekend and Labor Day weekend: Sunday, May 25, 10am to 5pm Sunday, August 31, 10am to 6pm. Category: Charitable. Organizations. Volunteer. Audience: Kids. Teens. Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Families. Cost: FREE. Events Newsletter: Yes. Saturday, March 28, 2015, 10:00 AM – 6:00 PM. 440 5th Ave North Seattle, WA 98109. For more info visit www.gatesfoundation.org.

Kohl's Bike Helmet fitting and giveaway with Seattle Children's Hospital

We’re offering our first FREE bike helmet fitting and giveaway of the spring season. Bring your kids ages 1 to 18 on Saturday, March 28 to the Renton Community Center from 10am to 1pm and enjoy giveaways, activities, and fun for the whole family! Category: Benefit. Fairs & Festivals. Family. Outdoor. Sports & Recreation. Audience: Kids. Teens. Dads. Moms. Families. Cost: Free. Contact Name: Carly Walsh. Contact Email: Carly.walsh@seattlechildrens.org. Contact Phone: 206-987-1569. Saturday, March 28, 2015, 10:00 AM – 1:00 PM. Renton Community Center 1715 SE Maple Valley Hwy, Renton, Wa 98057.

Spring Into Camp with Girl Scouts of Western Washington

Spring Into Camp Saturday, Mar 28, 1-3:30 p.m. Mercer Slough Environmental Education Center, Bellevue Spring into Camp with the Girl Scouts of Western Washington! Girl Scout Camp comes to your own backyard with this fun-filled 2015 camp kick-off event! Come to Bellevue’s Mercer Slough Environmental Education Center and test your skills in tent pitching and sleeping bag rolling contests, explore trails and go on an exciting letterboxing adventure with our amazing Girl Scouts camp staff, make song books, and have camp style fun in the city. This event is open to girls from 1st grade on up! There will be an information and registration table at the event for any girls who are interested in going to Girl Scout Camp! If you or anyone in your family is interested in Spring-ing Into Camp please RSVP to: DKissinger@girlscoutsww.org by March 23rd, 2015. Category: Family. Organizations. Sports & Recreation. Audience: Kids. Teens. Families. Cost: Free. Contact Name: Daniel Kissinger. Contact Email: DKissinger@girlscoutsww.org. Contact Phone: 425-614-1126. Saturday, March 28, 2015, 1:00 PM – 3:30 PM. Bellevue's Mercer Slough Environmental Education Center 1625 118th Avenue SE Bellevue, WA 98005.

Spring Nature Journal

Middle and high school students, join the Teen Makerspace Club for a watercolor workshop. All supplies will be provided. Category: Arts & Entertainment. Audience: Teens. Saturday, March 28, 2015, 1:00 PM. Newcastle Library 12901 Newcastle Way Newcastle, WA 98056 425.255.0111.

Be An Upstander: Conversations About Bullying

Bellevue Library Tyler Clementi was an accomplished violinist and an openly gay man. He became the victim of cyber-bullying which led to his suicide in 2010. Since then, his family formed the Tyler Clementi Foundation and offer personal perspectives in the conversation about bullying of LGBTQ citizens and other youth. Join this important discussion on bullying and be part of the solution for a stronger, more inclusive community. Category: Classes & Lectures. Audience: Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Saturday, March 28, 2015, 2:00 PM. Bellevue Library 1111 110th Avenue NE Bellevue, WA 98004 425.450.1765.

Olympic Ballet Theatre Spring Program

Olympic Ballet Theatre presents their Spring mixed repertoire program, Paquita grand pas classique & Nyman. The Spring Program showcases the diversity of OBT’s dancers and repertoire. Performances will be March 28th at 2 pm & 7 pm at the Edmonds Center for the Arts. Paquita grand pas classique features music by Ludwig Minkus and choreography by Marius Petipa and is a hallmark of traditional classical ballet repertoire and music. Nyman is a new contemporary work by OBT co-artistic director Oleg Gorboulev. The Spring Program will be premiering Nyman in it’s entirety, as only excerpts have been performed in previous seasons. Category: Arts & Entertainment. Family. Music. Theater. Audience: Kids. Teens. Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Families. Cost: Children $22.50 Adults $32.50 Students (with valid student ID) & Seniors $27.50. Contact Name: Olympic Ballet Theatre. Contact Email: dance@olympicballet.com. Contact Phone: 425-774-7570. Saturday, March 28, 2015, 2:00 PM – 3:30 PM. Edmonds Center for the Arts 410 4th Avenue North Edmonds, WA 98020. For more info visit www.olympicballet.com.

Olympic Ballet Theatre Spring Program

Olympic Ballet Theatre presents their Spring mixed repertoire program, Paquita grand pas classique & Nyman. The Spring Program showcases the diversity of OBT’s dancers and repertoire. Performances will be March 28th at 2 pm & 7 pm at the Edmonds Center for the Arts. Paquita grand pas classique features music by Ludwig Minkus and choreography by Marius Petipa and is a hallmark of traditional classical ballet repertoire and music. Nyman is a new contemporary work by OBT co-artistic director Oleg Gorboulev. The Spring Program will be premiering Nyman in it’s entirety, as only excerpts have been performed in previous seasons. Category: Arts & Entertainment. Music. Theater. Audience: Kids. Teens. Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Families. Cost: Children $22.50 Adults $32.50 Students (with valid student ID) & Seniors $27.50. Contact Name: Olympic Ballet Theatre. Contact Email: dance@olympicballet.com. Contact Phone: 425-774-7570. Events Newsletter: Yes. Saturday, March 28, 2015, 2:00 PM – 3:30 PM. Edmonds Center for the Arts 410 4th Avenue North Edmonds, WA 98020. For more info visit www.olympicballet.com.

Community Easter Egg Hunt

EASTER EGG HUNT: MARCH 28TH AT 3PM The entire community is invited to participate in this free, family friendly Easter Egg Hunt at Lake Hills Elementary school! We will have hot dogs, inflatables, face paint, photos with the Easter Bunny and… 20,000 Easter Eggs! This FREE Community Event is being offered by Essential Church in partnership with Jubilee REACH, Cornerstone Christian Fellowship, The Well Community Church, SAMBICA, YFC and the Bellevue Boys and Girls Club Keystone group. Invite friends and neighbors to come and participate! The event will have 4 Scheduled Egg Hunts based on age. Please arrive at least 30 minutes prior. 3:00PM- Easter Egg Hunt Event Begins 3:30PM- EASTER EGG HUNT 1 @ Field A (Ages 1-3) 3:45PM- EASTER EGG HUNT 2 @ Field B (Ages 6-8) 4:15PM- EASTER EGG HUNT 3 @ Field A (Ages 4-5) 4:30PM EASTER EGG HUNT 4 @ Field B (Ages 9-11) 5:30PM- Easter Egg Hunt Concludes. Category: Fairs & Festivals. Family. Food & Drink. Holiday. Audience: Kids. Teens. Dads. Moms. Families. Cost: FREE. Events Newsletter: Yes. Saturday, March 28, 2015, 3:00 PM – 5:30 PM. Lake Hills Elementary School.

Dog Training Program

Are you interested in training your new puppy some manners or maybe an older dog some new tricks? Sign up for our training courses here at Seattle Humane! We offer a wide variety of classes to fit the needs of all of our adopters and their pets. To learn more about the training sessions we provide, visit our classes and training page. Category: Classes & Lectures. Audience: Kids. Teens. Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Families. Cost: Training class fees vary. Contact Name: Seattle Humane. Contact Email: dogtraining@seattlehumane.org. Contact Phone: 425-373-5385. Events Newsletter: Yes. Saturday, March 28, 2015, 6:00 PM. 13212 SE Eastgate Way Bellevue WA 98005. For more info visit www.seattlehumane.org.

KCLS Foundation’s Annual Literary Lions Gala

Award-winning author Ann Patchett (State of Wonder) will keynote the King County Library System Foundation’s Literary Lions Gala at the Bellevue Hyatt Regency. Nancy Pearl, beloved Seattle book maven, will emcee the event. For details or to purchase tickets for the Literary Lions Gala, visit www.kclsfoundation.org. Category: Benefit. Organizations. Audience: Dads. Moms. Seniors. Saturday, March 28, 2015, 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM. Hyatt Regency Bellevue 900 Bellevue Way NE Bellevue, WA 98004.

Olympic Ballet Theatre Spring Program

Olympic Ballet Theatre presents their Spring mixed repertoire program, Paquita grand pas classique & Nyman. The Spring Program showcases the diversity of OBT’s dancers and repertoire. Performances will be March 28th at 2 pm & 7 pm at the Edmonds Center for the Arts. Paquita grand pas classique features music by Ludwig Minkus and choreography by Marius Petipa and is a hallmark of traditional classical ballet repertoire and music. Nyman is a new contemporary work by OBT co-artistic director Oleg Gorboulev. The Spring Program will be premiering Nyman in it’s entirety, as only excerpts have been performed in previous seasons. Category: Arts & Entertainment. Family. Music. Theater. Audience: Kids. Teens. Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Families. Cost: Children $22.50 Adults $32.50 Students (with valid student ID) & Seniors $27.50. Contact Name: Olympic Ballet Theatre. Contact Email: dance@olympicballet.com. Contact Phone: 425-774-7570. Saturday, March 28, 2015, 7:00 PM – 8:30 PM. Edmonds Center for the Arts 410 4th Avenue North Edmonds, WA 98020. For more info visit www.olympicballet.com.

Olympic Ballet Theatre Spring Program

Olympic Ballet Theatre presents their Spring mixed repertoire program, Paquita grand pas classique & Nyman. The Spring Program showcases the diversity of OBT’s dancers and repertoire. Performances will be March 28th at 2 pm & 7 pm at the Edmonds Center for the Arts. Paquita grand pas classique features music by Ludwig Minkus and choreography by Marius Petipa and is a hallmark of traditional classical ballet repertoire and music. Nyman is a new contemporary work by OBT co-artistic director Oleg Gorboulev. The Spring Program will be premiering Nyman in it’s entirety, as only excerpts have been performed in previous seasons. Category: Arts & Entertainment. Family. Music. Theater. Audience: Kids. Teens. Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Families. Cost: Children $22.50 Adults $32.50 Students (with valid student ID) & Seniors $27.50. Contact Name: Olympic Ballet Theatre. Contact Email: dance@olympicballet.com. Contact Phone: 425-774-7570. Saturday, March 28, 2015, 7:00 PM – 8:30 PM. Edmonds Center for the Arts 410 4th Avenue North Edmonds, WA 98020. For more info visit www.olympicballet.com.

The Best of Enemies

By Mark St. Germain; based on novel by Osha Gray Davidson “We’re either going to tear this town apart or do some real mending.” Is it possible for sworn enemies to find common ground in solving the world’s problems? In 1971 the schools of Durham, North Carolina were racially segregated and hatred between a Ku Klux Klan member and a Civil Rights activist was strong enough for murder. Forced to meet face-to-face to negotiate, the result was nothing short of a miracle. This remarkable and true story demonstrates what’s possible when we recognize the humanity in each other, forgive the past, and work together to change the future. Taproot Theatre’s The Best of Enemies is directed by Scott Nolte, featuring Jeff Berryman, Jenny Vaughn Hall, Faith Russell and Corey Spruill. Category: Theater. Audience: Teens. Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Cost: $20-$40. Contact Name: Elizabeth Griffin. Contact Email: info@taproottheatre.org. Contact Phone: 206-781-9707. Saturday, March 28, 2015, 7:30 PM – 9:30 PM. Taproot Theatre 204 N. 85th St. Seattle, WA 98103. For more info visit taproottheatre.org.

The Mark of Immediacy

Experience the Gospel of Mark like you never have before in Taproot Theatre’s The Mark of Immediacy. Adapted by Nathan Jeffrey, a lively trio of actors uses scripture alone to bring audience members face-to-face with the life, death and resurrection of Jesus Christ. This fast-paced production reveals the truth of the Gospel afresh to young and old in a way they will never forget. Originally directed by Nathan Jeffrey; assistant director Karen Lund. Starring Eric Hampton, Melanie Hampton and Nathan Jeffrey. Performance dates: Friday, March 27 at 8pm Saturday, March 28 at 8pm Thursday, April 2 at 7:30pm Friday, April 3 at 8pm Saturday, April 4 at 8pm. Category: Theater. Audience: Kids. Teens. Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Families. Cost: $12-$15. Contact Name: Elizabeth Griffin. Contact Email: elizabeth@taproottheatre.org. Contact Phone: 206-781-9707. Saturday, March 28, 2015, 8:00 PM – 9:00 PM. Taproot Theatre's Isaac Studio Theatre 208 N. 85th St. Seattle, WA 989103. For more info visit taproottheatre.org.

Whiskers in Wonderland

Purrs, snuggles and nose kisses. Adopt a kitten and this can all be yours! $50 kitten adoptions this weekend only at Seattle Humane. Category: Charitable. Family. Holiday. Audience: Kids. Teens. Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Families. Cost: $50. Contact Name: Seattle Humane. Contact Email: adoption@seattlehumane.org. Contact Phone: 425-649-7563. Sunday, March 29, 2015. 13212 SE Eastgate Way Bellevue, WA 98005.

Free Tours and Activities at the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation Visitor Center

It’s interactive, kid friendly, and full of teachable and inspirational moments. Bring your family to the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation Visitor Center for a free visit to learn about the work being done to improve lives from Seattle to South Africa. The Visitor Center, through engaging and thought-provoking exhibits, allows parents and children to dive into some of the world’s toughest challenges and learn how to act on their own ideas and solutions. Families can expect hands-on exhibits and spaces to create, explore, and discuss. It’s an experience unlike any other in Seattle. Visit us across the street from the Seattle Center and the iconic Space Needle for an experience that will leave your family hopeful. Arrive curious. Leave inspired. Open Tuesday – Saturday, 10am to 5pm (until 6pm from June 3-August 30) Closed Sunday, Monday, and all U.S. holidays Special hours on Memorial Day weekend and Labor Day weekend: Sunday, May 25, 10am to 5pm Sunday, August 31, 10am to 6pm. Category: Charitable. Organizations. Volunteer. Audience: Kids. Teens. Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Families. Cost: FREE. Events Newsletter: Yes. Sunday, March 29, 2015, 10:00 AM – 6:00 PM. 440 5th Ave North Seattle, WA 98109. For more info visit www.gatesfoundation.org.

Hindi Story Times

Family program, all ages welcome with adult. Stories, songs and fun! Category: Arts & Entertainment. Audience: Kids. Families. Sunday, March 29, 2015, 12:15 PM. Bellevue Library 1111 110th Avenue NE Bellevue, WA 98004 425.450.1765.

Family Story Times

Sunday, March 1, 8, 15, 22 and 29, 1pm Monday, March 2, 9, 16, 23 and 30, 6:30pm Family program, all ages welcome with adult. Stories, songs and fun! Category: Arts & Entertainment. Audience: Kids. Families. Sunday, March 29, 2015, 1:00 PM. Bellevue Library 1111 110th Avenue NE Bellevue, WA 98004 425.450.1765.

History of Eastside Logging

Did you know that most of the east side of Lake Washington was clear-cut by 1920? Or that nearly all of the big trees that we see today are less than 100 years old? (It will take another 400 years for our evergreens to reach 'maturity')! Come and see the equipment that evolved from two men working one tree all day with a hand-saw, to sky-line cable operations that could clear a whole Cougar Mountain valley in a single day. Join Eastside Heritage Center volunteer and former Cougar Mt. Park Manager Steve Williams for this wonderful presentation. Presented in partnership by the Eastside Heritage Center and Bellevue Parks & Community Services. Ages: 13+ Cost: Free No registration required. Info: 425-452-4195. Category: Classes & Lectures. Family. Outdoor. Audience: Teens. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Families. Cost: FREE. Contact Name: Cynthia Harbison. Contact Email: lcvc@bellevuewa.gov. Contact Phone: 425-452-4195. Sunday, March 29, 2015, 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM. Lewis Creek Visitor Center 5808 Lakemont Blvd Bellevue, WA.

Bellevue Children's Book Club

Ages 9 to 12. Enjoy a rousing discussion of the book of the month! Bring your thoughts, questions and opinions whether you've finished it or not. Please call the Bellevue Children's Department to find out this month's title. Category: Arts & Entertainment. Audience: Kids. Families. Sunday, March 29, 2015, 2:30 PM. Bellevue Library 1111 110th Avenue NE Bellevue, WA 98004 425.450.1765.

Happiness Seminar - Yoga, Meditation, Wisdom

Happiness Seminar - Yoga, Meditation, Wisdom 1 hour to learn the ancient secrets to more Happiness through proven techniques. The seminar includes - • Yoga & Breath • Guided Meditation • Knowledge Session • Question & Answer Session. Category: Classes & Lectures. Sports & Recreation. Audience: Kids. Teens. Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Families. Cost: Free. Contact Name: Abhay Murarka. Contact Email: abhay.murarka@artofliving.org. Contact Phone: 2062614126. Sunday, March 29, 2015, 3:00 PM – 4:00 PM. Eastside Bahai Center, 16007 NE 8th Street, Bellevue, WA – 98008.

Farsi (Persian) Story Times

Family program, all ages welcome with adult. Stories, songs and fun! Category: Arts & Entertainment. Audience: Kids. Families. Sunday, March 29, 2015, 5:00 PM. Bellevue Library 1111 110th Avenue NE Bellevue, WA 98004 425.450.1765.

Dog Training Program

Are you interested in training your new puppy some manners or maybe an older dog some new tricks? Sign up for our training courses here at Seattle Humane! We offer a wide variety of classes to fit the needs of all of our adopters and their pets. To learn more about the training sessions we provide, visit our classes and training page. Category: Classes & Lectures. Audience: Kids. Teens. Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Families. Cost: Training class fees vary. Contact Name: Seattle Humane. Contact Email: dogtraining@seattlehumane.org. Contact Phone: 425-373-5385. Events Newsletter: Yes. Sunday, March 29, 2015, 6:00 PM. 13212 SE Eastgate Way Bellevue WA 98005. For more info visit www.seattlehumane.org.

Whiskers in Wonderland

Purrs, snuggles and nose kisses. Adopt a kitten and this can all be yours! $50 kitten adoptions this weekend only at Seattle Humane. Category: Charitable. Family. Holiday. Audience: Kids. Teens. Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Families. Cost: $50. Contact Name: Seattle Humane. Contact Email: adoption@seattlehumane.org. Contact Phone: 425-649-7563. Monday, March 30, 2015. 13212 SE Eastgate Way Bellevue, WA 98005.

AARP Tax Help

Get free individualized tax preparation assistance provided by trained AARP volunteers. No age or income limits. Please bring picture I.D. documented proof of Social Security Number, and last year's return as well as any current tax documents. Registration not required. Category: Classes & Lectures. Audience: Dads. Moms. Seniors. Monday, March 30, 2015, 10:00 AM. Newport Way Library 14250 SE Newport Way Bellevue, WA 98006 425.747.2390.

Free Tours and Activities at the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation Visitor Center

It’s interactive, kid friendly, and full of teachable and inspirational moments. Bring your family to the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation Visitor Center for a free visit to learn about the work being done to improve lives from Seattle to South Africa. The Visitor Center, through engaging and thought-provoking exhibits, allows parents and children to dive into some of the world’s toughest challenges and learn how to act on their own ideas and solutions. Families can expect hands-on exhibits and spaces to create, explore, and discuss. It’s an experience unlike any other in Seattle. Visit us across the street from the Seattle Center and the iconic Space Needle for an experience that will leave your family hopeful. Arrive curious. Leave inspired. Open Tuesday – Saturday, 10am to 5pm (until 6pm from June 3-August 30) Closed Sunday, Monday, and all U.S. holidays Special hours on Memorial Day weekend and Labor Day weekend: Sunday, May 25, 10am to 5pm Sunday, August 31, 10am to 6pm. Category: Charitable. Organizations. Volunteer. Audience: Kids. Teens. Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Families. Cost: FREE. Events Newsletter: Yes. Monday, March 30, 2015, 10:00 AM – 6:00 PM. 440 5th Ave North Seattle, WA 98109. For more info visit www.gatesfoundation.org.

Young Toddler Story Times

Ages 12 to 24 months with adult. Stories, songs and fun! Category: Arts & Entertainment. Audience: Kids. Families. Monday, March 30, 2015, 10:15 AM. Newcastle Library 12901 Newcastle Way Newcastle, WA 98056 425.255.0111.

Toddler Story Times

Ages 2 to 3 with adult. Stories, songs and fun! Category: Arts & Entertainment. Audience: Kids. Families. Monday, March 30, 2015, 11:30 AM. Newcastle Library 12901 Newcastle Way Newcastle, WA 98056 425.255.0111.

Family Story Times at Crossroads Community Center

Monday, March 2, 9, 16, 23 and 30, 2pm Friday, March 6, 13, 20 and 27, 10:30am Held at Crossroads Community Center, 16000 NE 10th Street, Bellevue. Behind Stone Gardens and next to the tennis courts and playground. Family program, all ages welcome with adult. Stories, songs and fun! Category: Arts & Entertainment. Audience: Kids. Families. Monday, March 30, 2015, 2:00 PM. Held at Crossroads Community Center 16000 NE 10th Street Bellevue, WA 98008.

Boocoo Dinky Dow: My Short, Crazy Vietnam War

Julie Titone will read from the book, Boocoo Dinky Dow: My Short, Crazy Vietnam War, a Northwest veteran’s unusual illustrated memoir co-authored with the late artist Grady Myers. The book takes its title from soldiers’ slang pronunciation of “beaucoup dien cai dau,” meaning very crazy. In 1969, Myers was a big, artistic Idaho teenager when the U.S. Army overlooked his nearsightedness and transformed him into an M-60 machine gunner. He recounts his military initiation at Fort Lewis and describes the intensity of Vietnam. Myers returned from four months in Vietnam with serious injuries and a Purple Heart. He studied art in Seattle and went on to a professional art career. His war-related work is part of the National Veterans Art Museum collection. He died in 2011. Washington State Magazine described the book and as, "Part ‘M*A*S*H’ and part ‘Full Metal Jacket.’ ”. Category: Arts & Entertainment. Audience: Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Monday, March 30, 2015, 3:00 PM. Bellevue Library 1111 110th Avenue NE Bellevue, WA 98004 425.450.1765.

Dog Training Program

Are you interested in training your new puppy some manners or maybe an older dog some new tricks? Sign up for our training courses here at Seattle Humane! We offer a wide variety of classes to fit the needs of all of our adopters and their pets. To learn more about the training sessions we provide, visit our classes and training page. Category: Classes & Lectures. Audience: Kids. Teens. Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Families. Cost: Training class fees vary. Contact Name: Seattle Humane. Contact Email: dogtraining@seattlehumane.org. Contact Phone: 425-373-5385. Events Newsletter: Yes. Monday, March 30, 2015, 6:00 PM. 13212 SE Eastgate Way Bellevue WA 98005. For more info visit www.seattlehumane.org.

Citizenship Classes

Learn how to become a United States Citizen. Study for the naturalization test, including civics and government questions, reading and writing English, and practicing your interview skills. Classes are free, join anytime! Category: Classes & Lectures. Audience: Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Monday, March 30, 2015, 7:00 PM. Bellevue Library 1111 110th Avenue NE Bellevue, WA 98004 425.450.1765.

One-On-One Computer Help

Do you need extra help on the computer? A KCLS volunteer instructor can give you one-on-one assistance. Category: Classes & Lectures. Audience: Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Monday, March 30, 2015, 7:00 PM. Newcastle Library 12901 Newcastle Way Newcastle, WA 98056 425.255.0111.

Whiskers in Wonderland

Purrs, snuggles and nose kisses. Adopt a kitten and this can all be yours! $50 kitten adoptions this weekend only at Seattle Humane. Category: Charitable. Family. Holiday. Audience: Kids. Teens. Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Families. Cost: $50. Contact Name: Seattle Humane. Contact Email: adoption@seattlehumane.org. Contact Phone: 425-649-7563. Tuesday, March 31, 2015. 13212 SE Eastgate Way Bellevue, WA 98005.

Infant and Young Toddler Story Times

Ages 3 months through 23 months with adult. Stories, songs and fun! Category: Arts & Entertainment. Audience: Kids. Families. Tuesday, March 31, 2015, 9:30 AM. Bellevue Library 1111 110th Avenue NE Bellevue, WA 98004 425.450.1765.

Free Tours and Activities at the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation Visitor Center

It’s interactive, kid friendly, and full of teachable and inspirational moments. Bring your family to the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation Visitor Center for a free visit to learn about the work being done to improve lives from Seattle to South Africa. The Visitor Center, through engaging and thought-provoking exhibits, allows parents and children to dive into some of the world’s toughest challenges and learn how to act on their own ideas and solutions. Families can expect hands-on exhibits and spaces to create, explore, and discuss. It’s an experience unlike any other in Seattle. Visit us across the street from the Seattle Center and the iconic Space Needle for an experience that will leave your family hopeful. Arrive curious. Leave inspired. Open Tuesday – Saturday, 10am to 5pm (until 6pm from June 3-August 30) Closed Sunday, Monday, and all U.S. holidays Special hours on Memorial Day weekend and Labor Day weekend: Sunday, May 25, 10am to 5pm Sunday, August 31, 10am to 6pm. Category: Charitable. Organizations. Volunteer. Audience: Kids. Teens. Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Families. Cost: FREE. Events Newsletter: Yes. Tuesday, March 31, 2015, 10:00 AM – 6:00 PM. 440 5th Ave North Seattle, WA 98109. For more info visit www.gatesfoundation.org.

Young Toddler Story Times

Ages 12 to 24 months with adult. Stories, songs and fun! Category: Arts & Entertainment. Audience: Kids. Families. Tuesday, March 31, 2015, 10:30 AM. Newport Way Library 14250 SE Newport Way Bellevue, WA 98006 425.747.2390.

Preschool Story Times

Ages 3 and older with adult. Stories, songs and fun! Category: Arts & Entertainment. Audience: Kids. Families. Tuesday, March 31, 2015, 11:00 AM. Bellevue Library 1111 110th Avenue NE Bellevue, WA 98004 425.450.1765.

Toddler Story Times

Age 2 to 3 with adult. Stories, songs and fun! Category: Arts & Entertainment. Audience: Kids. Families. Tuesday, March 31, 2015, 11:30 AM. Newport Way Library 14250 SE Newport Way Bellevue, WA 98006 425.747.2390.

Tamil Story Times at Crossroads Community Center

Tuesday, March 3, 10, 17, 24 and 31, 12:15pm Held at Crossroads Community Center, 16000 NE 10th Street, Bellevue. Behind Stone Gardens and next to the tennis courts and playground. Family program, all ages welcome with adult. Stories, songs and fun! Category: Arts & Entertainment. Audience: Kids. Families. Tuesday, March 31, 2015, 12:15 PM. Held at Crossroads Community Center 16000 NE 10th Street Bellevue, WA 98008.

Young Toddler and Toddler Story Times

Ages 12 through 35 months with adult. Stories, songs and fun! Category: Arts & Entertainment. Audience: Kids. Families. Tuesday, March 31, 2015, 2:00 PM. Bellevue Library 1111 110th Avenue NE Bellevue, WA 98004 425.450.1765.

Dog Training Program

Are you interested in training your new puppy some manners or maybe an older dog some new tricks? Sign up for our training courses here at Seattle Humane! We offer a wide variety of classes to fit the needs of all of our adopters and their pets. To learn more about the training sessions we provide, visit our classes and training page. Category: Classes & Lectures. Audience: Kids. Teens. Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Families. Cost: Training class fees vary. Contact Name: Seattle Humane. Contact Email: dogtraining@seattlehumane.org. Contact Phone: 425-373-5385. Events Newsletter: Yes. Tuesday, March 31, 2015, 6:00 PM. 13212 SE Eastgate Way Bellevue WA 98005. For more info visit www.seattlehumane.org.

Talk Time Classes

Tuesdays, 6:30pm Saturdays, 10am Practice speaking English with other English language learners. Learn about American culture and meet people from around the world. Classes are free, join anytime! Category: Classes & Lectures. Audience: Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Tuesday, March 31, 2015, 6:30 PM. Bellevue Library 1111 110th Avenue NE Bellevue, WA 98004 425.450.1765.

Genealogy Research Help

Tuesdays, 7-9pm Wednesdays, 1-3pm Volunteers from the Eastside Genealogical Society can help you track the history of your family. Come by for research help and an introduction to the library's genealogy books, periodicals and databases. Category: Classes & Lectures. Audience: Kids. Families. Tuesday, March 31, 2015, 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM. Bellevue Library 1111 110th Avenue NE Bellevue, WA 98004 425.450.1765.

Whiskers in Wonderland

Purrs, snuggles and nose kisses. Adopt a kitten and this can all be yours! $50 kitten adoptions this weekend only at Seattle Humane. Category: Charitable. Family. Holiday. Audience: Kids. Teens. Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Families. Cost: $50. Contact Name: Seattle Humane. Contact Email: adoption@seattlehumane.org. Contact Phone: 425-649-7563. Wednesday, April 1, 2015. 13212 SE Eastgate Way Bellevue, WA 98005.

Free Tours and Activities at the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation Visitor Center

It’s interactive, kid friendly, and full of teachable and inspirational moments. Bring your family to the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation Visitor Center for a free visit to learn about the work being done to improve lives from Seattle to South Africa. The Visitor Center, through engaging and thought-provoking exhibits, allows parents and children to dive into some of the world’s toughest challenges and learn how to act on their own ideas and solutions. Families can expect hands-on exhibits and spaces to create, explore, and discuss. It’s an experience unlike any other in Seattle. Visit us across the street from the Seattle Center and the iconic Space Needle for an experience that will leave your family hopeful. Arrive curious. Leave inspired. Open Tuesday – Saturday, 10am to 5pm (until 6pm from June 3-August 30) Closed Sunday, Monday, and all U.S. holidays Special hours on Memorial Day weekend and Labor Day weekend: Sunday, May 25, 10am to 5pm Sunday, August 31, 10am to 6pm. Category: Charitable. Organizations. Volunteer. Audience: Kids. Teens. Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Families. Cost: FREE. Events Newsletter: Yes. Wednesday, April 1, 2015, 10:00 AM – 6:00 PM. 440 5th Ave North Seattle, WA 98109. For more info visit www.gatesfoundation.org.

Dog Training Program

Are you interested in training your new puppy some manners or maybe an older dog some new tricks? Sign up for our training courses here at Seattle Humane! We offer a wide variety of classes to fit the needs of all of our adopters and their pets. To learn more about the training sessions we provide, visit our classes and training page. Category: Classes & Lectures. Audience: Kids. Teens. Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Families. Cost: Training class fees vary. Contact Name: Seattle Humane. Contact Email: dogtraining@seattlehumane.org. Contact Phone: 425-373-5385. Events Newsletter: Yes. Wednesday, April 1, 2015, 6:00 PM. 13212 SE Eastgate Way Bellevue WA 98005. For more info visit www.seattlehumane.org.

Happiness Seminar

FREE 60 minute Happiness Seminar. Participants will learn powerful breathing techniques, experience a guided meditation, and light yoga - all of which will leave you recharged and refreshed! The experience of meditation can take us beyond the usual mental stress and emotional agitation to a calm centered place. We explore the delicate art of quietening the mind! This session is open for people with any or no experience of meditation or breathing exercises. MSNBC came to visit ... Workshop Contents: Light yoga Relaxing breathing techniques Guided Meditation Take Home practices for daily use Benefits Reported: Reduced Stress & Increased Productivity Increased Joy & Happiness Enhanced Focus & Concentration Improved Relationships. Category: Arts & Entertainment. Classes & Lectures. Sports & Recreation. Audience: Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Cost: Free. Contact Name: Abhay Murarka. Contact Email: abhay.murarka@artofliving.org. Contact Phone: 206-261-4126. Wednesday, April 1, 2015, 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM. Bellevue Bahai Center. For more info visit www.eventbrite.com.

Happiness Seminar - Yoga, Meditation, Wisdom

Happiness Seminar - Yoga, Meditation, Wisdom 1 hour to learn the ancient secrets to more Happiness through proven techniques. The seminar includes - • Yoga & Breath • Guided Meditation • Knowledge Session • Question & Answer Session. Category: Classes & Lectures. Sports & Recreation. Audience: Kids. Teens. Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Families. Cost: Free. Contact Name: Abhay Murarka. Contact Email: abhay.murarka@artofliving.org. Contact Phone: 2062614126. Wednesday, April 1, 2015, 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM. Eastside Bahai Center, 16007 NE 8th Street, Bellevue, WA – 98008.

The Best of Enemies

By Mark St. Germain; based on novel by Osha Gray Davidson “We’re either going to tear this town apart or do some real mending.” Is it possible for sworn enemies to find common ground in solving the world’s problems? In 1971 the schools of Durham, North Carolina were racially segregated and hatred between a Ku Klux Klan member and a Civil Rights activist was strong enough for murder. Forced to meet face-to-face to negotiate, the result was nothing short of a miracle. This remarkable and true story demonstrates what’s possible when we recognize the humanity in each other, forgive the past, and work together to change the future. Taproot Theatre’s The Best of Enemies is directed by Scott Nolte, featuring Jeff Berryman, Jenny Vaughn Hall, Faith Russell and Corey Spruill. Category: Theater. Audience: Teens. Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Cost: $20-$40. Contact Name: Elizabeth Griffin. Contact Email: info@taproottheatre.org. Contact Phone: 206-781-9707. Wednesday, April 1, 2015, 7:30 PM – 9:30 PM. Taproot Theatre 204 N. 85th St. Seattle, WA 98103. For more info visit taproottheatre.org.

Whiskers in Wonderland

Purrs, snuggles and nose kisses. Adopt a kitten and this can all be yours! $50 kitten adoptions this weekend only at Seattle Humane. Category: Charitable. Family. Holiday. Audience: Kids. Teens. Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Families. Cost: $50. Contact Name: Seattle Humane. Contact Email: adoption@seattlehumane.org. Contact Phone: 425-649-7563. Thursday, April 2, 2015. 13212 SE Eastgate Way Bellevue, WA 98005.

Free Tours and Activities at the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation Visitor Center

It’s interactive, kid friendly, and full of teachable and inspirational moments. Bring your family to the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation Visitor Center for a free visit to learn about the work being done to improve lives from Seattle to South Africa. The Visitor Center, through engaging and thought-provoking exhibits, allows parents and children to dive into some of the world’s toughest challenges and learn how to act on their own ideas and solutions. Families can expect hands-on exhibits and spaces to create, explore, and discuss. It’s an experience unlike any other in Seattle. Visit us across the street from the Seattle Center and the iconic Space Needle for an experience that will leave your family hopeful. Arrive curious. Leave inspired. Open Tuesday – Saturday, 10am to 5pm (until 6pm from June 3-August 30) Closed Sunday, Monday, and all U.S. holidays Special hours on Memorial Day weekend and Labor Day weekend: Sunday, May 25, 10am to 5pm Sunday, August 31, 10am to 6pm. Category: Charitable. Organizations. Volunteer. Audience: Kids. Teens. Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Families. Cost: FREE. Events Newsletter: Yes. Thursday, April 2, 2015, 10:00 AM – 6:00 PM. 440 5th Ave North Seattle, WA 98109. For more info visit www.gatesfoundation.org.

Mercer Island Visual Arts League Monthly Meeting

First Thursday of each month. Mercer Island Visual Arts League Meeting with guest speakers and artists demonstrations. Learn about how this organization can help you, the artist, pursue their dreams and provide support. More info can be found: www.mival.org Visit our local gallery: 2836 78th Ave SE, Mercer Island. Category: Arts & Entertainment. Benefit. Charitable. Audience: Teens. Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Cost: free. Contact Name: Nannette Bassett. Contact Email: nannettebas@gmail.com. Contact Phone: 206-232-8148. Thursday, April 2, 2015, 12:00 PM – 2:00 PM. Episcopal Church Mercer Island.

treasures in miniature

Have you entered? Try this fun event and meet new artists with unique fine art works. CALL FOR ARTISTS MIVAL presents: Treasures in Miniature, a small format art show. April 2-May 2, 2015 Open to all artists: 1st place-$200, 2nd place, $100, 3rd place-$50 Juror: Patty Forte Linna Opening Reception, Thursday April 2, 5:00-8:00pm. Category: Arts & Entertainment. Audience: Families. Contact Name: Nannette Bassette. Contact Email: nannettebas@gmail.com. Contact Phone: 206-232-8148. Thursday, April 2, 2015, 5:00 PM – 8:00 PM. MIVAL Gallery, Avallino Bldg. 2836 78th Ave. SE Mercer Island, WA 98040.

Dog Training Program

Are you interested in training your new puppy some manners or maybe an older dog some new tricks? Sign up for our training courses here at Seattle Humane! We offer a wide variety of classes to fit the needs of all of our adopters and their pets. To learn more about the training sessions we provide, visit our classes and training page. Category: Classes & Lectures. Audience: Kids. Teens. Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Families. Cost: Training class fees vary. Contact Name: Seattle Humane. Contact Email: dogtraining@seattlehumane.org. Contact Phone: 425-373-5385. Events Newsletter: Yes. Thursday, April 2, 2015, 6:00 PM. 13212 SE Eastgate Way Bellevue WA 98005. For more info visit www.seattlehumane.org.

Happiness Seminar - Yoga, Meditation, Wisdom

Happiness Seminar - Yoga, Meditation, Wisdom 1 hour to learn the ancient secrets to more Happiness through proven techniques. The seminar includes: • Yoga & Breath • Guided Meditation • Knowledge Session • Question & Answer Session. Category: Classes & Lectures. Sports & Recreation. Audience: Kids. Teens. Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Families. Cost: Free. Contact Name: Abhay Murarka. Contact Email: abhay.murarka@artofliving.org. Contact Phone: 2062614126. Thursday, April 2, 2015, 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM. First Church of Seattle, 180 Denny Way (Room 301), Seattle WA 98109.

The Best of Enemies

By Mark St. Germain; based on novel by Osha Gray Davidson “We’re either going to tear this town apart or do some real mending.” Is it possible for sworn enemies to find common ground in solving the world’s problems? In 1971 the schools of Durham, North Carolina were racially segregated and hatred between a Ku Klux Klan member and a Civil Rights activist was strong enough for murder. Forced to meet face-to-face to negotiate, the result was nothing short of a miracle. This remarkable and true story demonstrates what’s possible when we recognize the humanity in each other, forgive the past, and work together to change the future. Taproot Theatre’s The Best of Enemies is directed by Scott Nolte, featuring Jeff Berryman, Jenny Vaughn Hall, Faith Russell and Corey Spruill. Category: Theater. Audience: Teens. Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Cost: $20-$40. Contact Name: Elizabeth Griffin. Contact Email: info@taproottheatre.org. Contact Phone: 206-781-9707. Thursday, April 2, 2015, 7:30 PM – 9:30 PM. Taproot Theatre 204 N. 85th St. Seattle, WA 98103. For more info visit taproottheatre.org.

The Mark of Immediacy

Experience the Gospel of Mark like you never have before in Taproot Theatre’s The Mark of Immediacy. Adapted by Nathan Jeffrey, a lively trio of actors uses scripture alone to bring audience members face-to-face with the life, death and resurrection of Jesus Christ. This fast-paced production reveals the truth of the Gospel afresh to young and old in a way they will never forget. Originally directed by Nathan Jeffrey; assistant director Karen Lund. Starring Eric Hampton, Melanie Hampton and Nathan Jeffrey. Performance dates: Friday, March 27 at 8pm Saturday, March 28 at 8pm Thursday, April 2 at 7:30pm Friday, April 3 at 8pm Saturday, April 4 at 8pm. Category: Theater. Audience: Kids. Teens. Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Families. Cost: $12-$15. Contact Name: Elizabeth Griffin. Contact Email: elizabeth@taproottheatre.org. Contact Phone: 206-781-9707. Thursday, April 2, 2015, 8:00 PM – 9:00 PM. Taproot Theatre's Isaac Studio Theatre 208 N. 85th St. Seattle, WA 989103. For more info visit taproottheatre.org.

Whiskers in Wonderland

Purrs, snuggles and nose kisses. Adopt a kitten and this can all be yours! $50 kitten adoptions this weekend only at Seattle Humane. Category: Charitable. Family. Holiday. Audience: Kids. Teens. Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Families. Cost: $50. Contact Name: Seattle Humane. Contact Email: adoption@seattlehumane.org. Contact Phone: 425-649-7563. Friday, April 3, 2015. 13212 SE Eastgate Way Bellevue, WA 98005.

Free Tours and Activities at the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation Visitor Center

It’s interactive, kid friendly, and full of teachable and inspirational moments. Bring your family to the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation Visitor Center for a free visit to learn about the work being done to improve lives from Seattle to South Africa. The Visitor Center, through engaging and thought-provoking exhibits, allows parents and children to dive into some of the world’s toughest challenges and learn how to act on their own ideas and solutions. Families can expect hands-on exhibits and spaces to create, explore, and discuss. It’s an experience unlike any other in Seattle. Visit us across the street from the Seattle Center and the iconic Space Needle for an experience that will leave your family hopeful. Arrive curious. Leave inspired. Open Tuesday – Saturday, 10am to 5pm (until 6pm from June 3-August 30) Closed Sunday, Monday, and all U.S. holidays Special hours on Memorial Day weekend and Labor Day weekend: Sunday, May 25, 10am to 5pm Sunday, August 31, 10am to 6pm. Category: Charitable. Organizations. Volunteer. Audience: Kids. Teens. Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Families. Cost: FREE. Events Newsletter: Yes. Friday, April 3, 2015, 10:00 AM – 6:00 PM. 440 5th Ave North Seattle, WA 98109. For more info visit www.gatesfoundation.org.

Terrific Trees (Storytime)

In the Pacific Northwest we are lucky to have so many trees. Come discover what makes them terrific! We always make a fun craft to take home! Ages: 3+ Cost: $2 Resident $3 Non-Resident. Pre-registration required. To Register: 425-452-6885 or www.myparksandrecreation.com Activity Code: 90870. Category: Classes & Lectures. Family. Audience: Kids. Cost: $2 Bellevue Resident, $3 non-resident. Contact Name: Cynthia Harbison. Contact Email: lcvc@bellevuewa.gov. Contact Phone: 425-452-4195. Friday, April 3, 2015, 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM. Lewis Creek Visitor Center 5808 Lakemont Blvd Bellevue, WA.

Terrific Trees (Storytime)

In the Pacific Northwest we are lucky to have so many trees. Come discover what makes them terrific! We always make a fun craft to take home! Ages: 3+ Cost: $2 Resident $3 Non-Resident. Pre-registration required. To Register: 425-452-6885 or www.myparksandrecreation.com Activity Code: 90870. Category: Classes & Lectures. Family. Audience: Kids. Cost: $2 Bellevue Resident, $3 non-resident. Contact Name: Cynthia Harbison. Contact Email: lcvc@bellevuewa.gov. Contact Phone: 425-452-4195. Friday, April 3, 2015, 1:30 PM – 2:30 PM. Lewis Creek Visitor Center 5808 Lakemont Blvd Bellevue, WA.

Dog Training Program

Are you interested in training your new puppy some manners or maybe an older dog some new tricks? Sign up for our training courses here at Seattle Humane! We offer a wide variety of classes to fit the needs of all of our adopters and their pets. To learn more about the training sessions we provide, visit our classes and training page. Category: Classes & Lectures. Audience: Kids. Teens. Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Families. Cost: Training class fees vary. Contact Name: Seattle Humane. Contact Email: dogtraining@seattlehumane.org. Contact Phone: 425-373-5385. Events Newsletter: Yes. Friday, April 3, 2015, 6:00 PM. 13212 SE Eastgate Way Bellevue WA 98005. For more info visit www.seattlehumane.org.

Amorous Amphibians Night Hike at Brightwater

What’s all that racket? Why, the sweet sounds of amorous amphibians have begun! Participants will learn about native frogs, their calls and habits in an engaging indoor presentation and then head outdoors at dusk to hunt for breeding frogs, toads, salamanders, newts and their eggs in our frog-filled wetland. This event is always a sell-out, so hop to it! This event is great for ages six years and up! Adults without children are encouraged to attend too. We will break up into small groups after the presentation for our night hike. This event is free to attend but requires pre-registration on our event website. Category: Family. Audience: Kids. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Cost: Free. Contact Name: Carissa Perkins. Contact Email: carissap@islandwood.org. Contact Phone: 206-263-8862. Friday, April 3, 2015, 6:30 PM – 8:30 PM. Brightwater Environmental Education and Community Center 22505 State Route 9 SE Woodinville, WA 98072. For more info visit islandwood.org.

Energy Healing for Animals

Animal Communicator and author of Communication with All Life, JOAN RANQUET offers this new class for those who wish to deepen their intuition, telepathic skills and learn to merge their energy fields with the energy fields of animals. Joan will review and offer insight into animal chakras and bring new awareness of how our energy interacts with that of animals. Tonight's information is as applicable to animals as it is to any aspect of your life. Category: Arts & Entertainment. Classes & Lectures. Audience: Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Friday, April 3, 2015, 7:30 PM – 9:00 PM. East West Book Shop 6500 Roosevelt Way N.E. Seattle, WA 98115 206-523-3726. For more info visit www.eastwestbookshop.com.

The Best of Enemies

By Mark St. Germain; based on novel by Osha Gray Davidson “We’re either going to tear this town apart or do some real mending.” Is it possible for sworn enemies to find common ground in solving the world’s problems? In 1971 the schools of Durham, North Carolina were racially segregated and hatred between a Ku Klux Klan member and a Civil Rights activist was strong enough for murder. Forced to meet face-to-face to negotiate, the result was nothing short of a miracle. This remarkable and true story demonstrates what’s possible when we recognize the humanity in each other, forgive the past, and work together to change the future. Taproot Theatre’s The Best of Enemies is directed by Scott Nolte, featuring Jeff Berryman, Jenny Vaughn Hall, Faith Russell and Corey Spruill. Category: Theater. Audience: Teens. Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Cost: $20-$40. Contact Name: Elizabeth Griffin. Contact Email: info@taproottheatre.org. Contact Phone: 206-781-9707. Friday, April 3, 2015, 7:30 PM – 9:30 PM. Taproot Theatre 204 N. 85th St. Seattle, WA 98103. For more info visit taproottheatre.org.

The Mark of Immediacy

Experience the Gospel of Mark like you never have before in Taproot Theatre’s The Mark of Immediacy. Adapted by Nathan Jeffrey, a lively trio of actors uses scripture alone to bring audience members face-to-face with the life, death and resurrection of Jesus Christ. This fast-paced production reveals the truth of the Gospel afresh to young and old in a way they will never forget. Originally directed by Nathan Jeffrey; assistant director Karen Lund. Starring Eric Hampton, Melanie Hampton and Nathan Jeffrey. Performance dates: Friday, March 27 at 8pm Saturday, March 28 at 8pm Thursday, April 2 at 7:30pm Friday, April 3 at 8pm Saturday, April 4 at 8pm. Category: Theater. Audience: Kids. Teens. Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Families. Cost: $12-$15. Contact Name: Elizabeth Griffin. Contact Email: elizabeth@taproottheatre.org. Contact Phone: 206-781-9707. Friday, April 3, 2015, 8:00 PM – 9:00 PM. Taproot Theatre's Isaac Studio Theatre 208 N. 85th St. Seattle, WA 989103. For more info visit taproottheatre.org.

Whiskers in Wonderland

Purrs, snuggles and nose kisses. Adopt a kitten and this can all be yours! $50 kitten adoptions this weekend only at Seattle Humane. Category: Charitable. Family. Holiday. Audience: Kids. Teens. Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Families. Cost: $50. Contact Name: Seattle Humane. Contact Email: adoption@seattlehumane.org. Contact Phone: 425-649-7563. Saturday, April 4, 2015. 13212 SE Eastgate Way Bellevue, WA 98005.

Free Tours and Activities at the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation Visitor Center

It’s interactive, kid friendly, and full of teachable and inspirational moments. Bring your family to the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation Visitor Center for a free visit to learn about the work being done to improve lives from Seattle to South Africa. The Visitor Center, through engaging and thought-provoking exhibits, allows parents and children to dive into some of the world’s toughest challenges and learn how to act on their own ideas and solutions. Families can expect hands-on exhibits and spaces to create, explore, and discuss. It’s an experience unlike any other in Seattle. Visit us across the street from the Seattle Center and the iconic Space Needle for an experience that will leave your family hopeful. Arrive curious. Leave inspired. Open Tuesday – Saturday, 10am to 5pm (until 6pm from June 3-August 30) Closed Sunday, Monday, and all U.S. holidays Special hours on Memorial Day weekend and Labor Day weekend: Sunday, May 25, 10am to 5pm Sunday, August 31, 10am to 6pm. Category: Charitable. Organizations. Volunteer. Audience: Kids. Teens. Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Families. Cost: FREE. Events Newsletter: Yes. Saturday, April 4, 2015, 10:00 AM – 6:00 PM. 440 5th Ave North Seattle, WA 98109. For more info visit www.gatesfoundation.org.

Easter Egg Hunt

Hippity Hoppity it's time for The Lake Washington United Methodist Church Easter Egg Hunt, for 3-year-olds through 5th graders Saturday morning April 4th at 10:00-12:00. The egg hunt follows lots of Easter crafts, games and fun! Bring your friends and extended family and a basket or container for collecting eggs (and an umbrella, just in case). All children must be accompanied by an adult. The church is located at 7525 132nd Ave. N.E. in Kirkland. For information, visit www.lwumc.com. Category: Family. Audience: Kids. Dads. Moms. Families. Cost: Free. Contact Name: Sally. Contact Email: jagjohn@comcast.net. Contact Phone: 425-223-6243. Events Newsletter: Yes. Saturday, April 4, 2015, 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM. Lake Washington United Methodist Church 7525 132nd Ave NE Kirkland, WA 98033.

Beginning-Intermediate Animal Communication

This day-long retreat will move you into the actualization of animal communication, heightening your telepathic abilities to send/receive messages using pictures, words and feelings. Animal Communicator JOAN RANQUET inspires participants locally and abroad helping people everywhere build bridges of individual and collective Animal/Human understanding and cooperation. You will go deep and become more intuitive as a result of todays workshop. Please bring pictures of your animals, to communicate with. Joan Ranquet, Animal Communicator and author of Communication with all Life, Revelations of an Animal Communicator (Hay House) is the founder of Communication with all Life University. Through private sessions, workshops, teleseminars and speaking events, Joan facilitates a deepening of the human/animal connection. Joan was chosen by MSN as one of the “Top 25 People Who Do What They Love." Her newest book, “Energy Healing for Animals, Techniques to Enhance the Health, Longevity & Happiness of the Animals We Lov… Category: Arts & Entertainment. Classes & Lectures. Audience: Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Contact Name: East West Book Shop. Contact Email: info@eastwestbookshop.com. Contact Phone: 206-523-3726. Saturday, April 4, 2015, 11:00 AM – 5:00 PM. East West Book Shop 6500 Roosevelt Way N.E. Seattle, WA 98115.

Dog Training Program

Are you interested in training your new puppy some manners or maybe an older dog some new tricks? Sign up for our training courses here at Seattle Humane! We offer a wide variety of classes to fit the needs of all of our adopters and their pets. To learn more about the training sessions we provide, visit our classes and training page. Category: Classes & Lectures. Audience: Kids. Teens. Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Families. Cost: Training class fees vary. Contact Name: Seattle Humane. Contact Email: dogtraining@seattlehumane.org. Contact Phone: 425-373-5385. Events Newsletter: Yes. Saturday, April 4, 2015, 6:00 PM. 13212 SE Eastgate Way Bellevue WA 98005. For more info visit www.seattlehumane.org.

The Best of Enemies

By Mark St. Germain; based on novel by Osha Gray Davidson “We’re either going to tear this town apart or do some real mending.” Is it possible for sworn enemies to find common ground in solving the world’s problems? In 1971 the schools of Durham, North Carolina were racially segregated and hatred between a Ku Klux Klan member and a Civil Rights activist was strong enough for murder. Forced to meet face-to-face to negotiate, the result was nothing short of a miracle. This remarkable and true story demonstrates what’s possible when we recognize the humanity in each other, forgive the past, and work together to change the future. Taproot Theatre’s The Best of Enemies is directed by Scott Nolte, featuring Jeff Berryman, Jenny Vaughn Hall, Faith Russell and Corey Spruill. Category: Theater. Audience: Teens. Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Cost: $20-$40. Contact Name: Elizabeth Griffin. Contact Email: info@taproottheatre.org. Contact Phone: 206-781-9707. Saturday, April 4, 2015, 7:30 PM – 9:30 PM. Taproot Theatre 204 N. 85th St. Seattle, WA 98103. For more info visit taproottheatre.org.

The Mark of Immediacy

Experience the Gospel of Mark like you never have before in Taproot Theatre’s The Mark of Immediacy. Adapted by Nathan Jeffrey, a lively trio of actors uses scripture alone to bring audience members face-to-face with the life, death and resurrection of Jesus Christ. This fast-paced production reveals the truth of the Gospel afresh to young and old in a way they will never forget. Originally directed by Nathan Jeffrey; assistant director Karen Lund. Starring Eric Hampton, Melanie Hampton and Nathan Jeffrey. Performance dates: Friday, March 27 at 8pm Saturday, March 28 at 8pm Thursday, April 2 at 7:30pm Friday, April 3 at 8pm Saturday, April 4 at 8pm. Category: Theater. Audience: Kids. Teens. Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Families. Cost: $12-$15. Contact Name: Elizabeth Griffin. Contact Email: elizabeth@taproottheatre.org. Contact Phone: 206-781-9707. Saturday, April 4, 2015, 8:00 PM – 9:00 PM. Taproot Theatre's Isaac Studio Theatre 208 N. 85th St. Seattle, WA 989103. For more info visit taproottheatre.org.

Whiskers in Wonderland

Purrs, snuggles and nose kisses. Adopt a kitten and this can all be yours! $50 kitten adoptions this weekend only at Seattle Humane. Category: Charitable. Family. Holiday. Audience: Kids. Teens. Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Families. Cost: $50. Contact Name: Seattle Humane. Contact Email: adoption@seattlehumane.org. Contact Phone: 425-649-7563. Sunday, April 5, 2015. 13212 SE Eastgate Way Bellevue, WA 98005.

Free Tours and Activities at the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation Visitor Center

It’s interactive, kid friendly, and full of teachable and inspirational moments. Bring your family to the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation Visitor Center for a free visit to learn about the work being done to improve lives from Seattle to South Africa. The Visitor Center, through engaging and thought-provoking exhibits, allows parents and children to dive into some of the world’s toughest challenges and learn how to act on their own ideas and solutions. Families can expect hands-on exhibits and spaces to create, explore, and discuss. It’s an experience unlike any other in Seattle. Visit us across the street from the Seattle Center and the iconic Space Needle for an experience that will leave your family hopeful. Arrive curious. Leave inspired. Open Tuesday – Saturday, 10am to 5pm (until 6pm from June 3-August 30) Closed Sunday, Monday, and all U.S. holidays Special hours on Memorial Day weekend and Labor Day weekend: Sunday, May 25, 10am to 5pm Sunday, August 31, 10am to 6pm. Category: Charitable. Organizations. Volunteer. Audience: Kids. Teens. Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Families. Cost: FREE. Events Newsletter: Yes. Sunday, April 5, 2015, 10:00 AM – 6:00 PM. 440 5th Ave North Seattle, WA 98109. For more info visit www.gatesfoundation.org.

Ranger Program: Outfoxed! And other opportunistic creatures

Many opportunistic animals have adapted to living in urban areas. Learn what these awesome creatures have that gives them the edge in a not so natural environment, and what we can do to help them to live natural and healthy lives. Ages: All ages. Cost: FREE! Registration: Not required. Course #: 90664, 90665. Info: (425) 452-2565 or mseec@bellevuewa.gov. Mercer Slough Environmental Education Center,1625 118th Ave SE. Category: Classes & Lectures. Government. Audience: Kids. Teens. Families. Cost: Free. Contact Name: Dustin Van Nieulande. Contact Email: MSEEC@bellevuewa.gov. Contact Phone: 425-452-2565. Sunday, April 5, 2015, 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM. Mercer Slough Environmental Education Center.

Happiness Seminar - Yoga, Meditation, Wisdom

Happiness Seminar - Yoga, Meditation, Wisdom 1 hour to learn the ancient secrets to more Happiness through proven techniques. The seminar includes - • Yoga & Breath • Guided Meditation • Knowledge Session • Question & Answer Session. Category: Classes & Lectures. Sports & Recreation. Audience: Kids. Teens. Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Families. Cost: Free. Contact Name: Abhay Murarka. Contact Email: abhay.murarka@artofliving.org. Contact Phone: 2062614126. Sunday, April 5, 2015, 3:00 PM – 4:00 PM. Eastside Bahai Center, 16007 NE 8th Street, Bellevue, WA – 98008.

Dog Training Program

Are you interested in training your new puppy some manners or maybe an older dog some new tricks? Sign up for our training courses here at Seattle Humane! We offer a wide variety of classes to fit the needs of all of our adopters and their pets. To learn more about the training sessions we provide, visit our classes and training page. Category: Classes & Lectures. Audience: Kids. Teens. Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Families. Cost: Training class fees vary. Contact Name: Seattle Humane. Contact Email: dogtraining@seattlehumane.org. Contact Phone: 425-373-5385. Events Newsletter: Yes. Sunday, April 5, 2015, 6:00 PM. 13212 SE Eastgate Way Bellevue WA 98005. For more info visit www.seattlehumane.org.

Whiskers in Wonderland

Purrs, snuggles and nose kisses. Adopt a kitten and this can all be yours! $50 kitten adoptions this weekend only at Seattle Humane. Category: Charitable. Family. Holiday. Audience: Kids. Teens. Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Families. Cost: $50. Contact Name: Seattle Humane. Contact Email: adoption@seattlehumane.org. Contact Phone: 425-649-7563. Monday, April 6, 2015. 13212 SE Eastgate Way Bellevue, WA 98005.

Free Tours and Activities at the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation Visitor Center

It’s interactive, kid friendly, and full of teachable and inspirational moments. Bring your family to the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation Visitor Center for a free visit to learn about the work being done to improve lives from Seattle to South Africa. The Visitor Center, through engaging and thought-provoking exhibits, allows parents and children to dive into some of the world’s toughest challenges and learn how to act on their own ideas and solutions. Families can expect hands-on exhibits and spaces to create, explore, and discuss. It’s an experience unlike any other in Seattle. Visit us across the street from the Seattle Center and the iconic Space Needle for an experience that will leave your family hopeful. Arrive curious. Leave inspired. Open Tuesday – Saturday, 10am to 5pm (until 6pm from June 3-August 30) Closed Sunday, Monday, and all U.S. holidays Special hours on Memorial Day weekend and Labor Day weekend: Sunday, May 25, 10am to 5pm Sunday, August 31, 10am to 6pm. Category: Charitable. Organizations. Volunteer. Audience: Kids. Teens. Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Families. Cost: FREE. Events Newsletter: Yes. Monday, April 6, 2015, 10:00 AM – 6:00 PM. 440 5th Ave North Seattle, WA 98109. For more info visit www.gatesfoundation.org.

Dog Training Program

Are you interested in training your new puppy some manners or maybe an older dog some new tricks? Sign up for our training courses here at Seattle Humane! We offer a wide variety of classes to fit the needs of all of our adopters and their pets. To learn more about the training sessions we provide, visit our classes and training page. Category: Classes & Lectures. Audience: Kids. Teens. Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Families. Cost: Training class fees vary. Contact Name: Seattle Humane. Contact Email: dogtraining@seattlehumane.org. Contact Phone: 425-373-5385. Events Newsletter: Yes. Monday, April 6, 2015, 6:00 PM. 13212 SE Eastgate Way Bellevue WA 98005. For more info visit www.seattlehumane.org.

Whiskers in Wonderland

Purrs, snuggles and nose kisses. Adopt a kitten and this can all be yours! $50 kitten adoptions this weekend only at Seattle Humane. Category: Charitable. Family. Holiday. Audience: Kids. Teens. Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Families. Cost: $50. Contact Name: Seattle Humane. Contact Email: adoption@seattlehumane.org. Contact Phone: 425-649-7563. Tuesday, April 7, 2015. 13212 SE Eastgate Way Bellevue, WA 98005.

Free Tours and Activities at the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation Visitor Center

It’s interactive, kid friendly, and full of teachable and inspirational moments. Bring your family to the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation Visitor Center for a free visit to learn about the work being done to improve lives from Seattle to South Africa. The Visitor Center, through engaging and thought-provoking exhibits, allows parents and children to dive into some of the world’s toughest challenges and learn how to act on their own ideas and solutions. Families can expect hands-on exhibits and spaces to create, explore, and discuss. It’s an experience unlike any other in Seattle. Visit us across the street from the Seattle Center and the iconic Space Needle for an experience that will leave your family hopeful. Arrive curious. Leave inspired. Open Tuesday – Saturday, 10am to 5pm (until 6pm from June 3-August 30) Closed Sunday, Monday, and all U.S. holidays Special hours on Memorial Day weekend and Labor Day weekend: Sunday, May 25, 10am to 5pm Sunday, August 31, 10am to 6pm. Category: Charitable. Organizations. Volunteer. Audience: Kids. Teens. Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Families. Cost: FREE. Events Newsletter: Yes. Tuesday, April 7, 2015, 10:00 AM – 6:00 PM. 440 5th Ave North Seattle, WA 98109. For more info visit www.gatesfoundation.org.

Dine with the Experts

Resort-style Continuing Care Retirement Community (CCRC) Timber Ridge at Talus in Issaquah, Wash. is welcoming the public to enjoy lunch with new neighbors, hear advice from experts and discuss options for the future at 11:30 a.m. on Tuesday, April 7 located at 100 Timber Ridge Way NW. Over a chef prepared gourmet lunch, guests will get a taste of the Timber Ridge lifestyle while discussing the significance of senior living and how its financial, emotional and physical benefits make sense for the future. Seniors will be able to compare benefits with other senior living communities and learn about Timber Ridge’s HealthyLife Services. For reservations to the free event, call Timber Ridge at 425-654-4145. Seating is limited and reservations are requested by March 31. Category: Classes & Lectures. Food & Drink. Audience: Dads. Moms. Seniors. Cost: Free. Contact Phone: 425-654-4145. Events Newsletter: Yes. Tuesday, April 7, 2015, 11:30 AM. Timber Ridge at Talus 100 Timber Ridge Way NW Issaquah, WA 98027. For more info visit www.timberridgelcs.com.

FREE ESL Job Preparation Classes

Bellevue College is offering FREE Job Preparation classes for immigrants, refugees, permanent residents and U.S. citizens living in Bellevue. These classes are funded by the City of Bellevue and begin every quarter in January, April, June and September. BELLEVUE residents only. Spring 2015 schedule: Preparing for Work (ESL level 5/6 students) First class and registration: April 7th at 5:30 pm R101, On the Job Communications (ESL level 6 students) First class and registration: Saturday, April 11th at 9:00 am R101 Working in English (ESL Level 4/5) First class and registration: Saturday April 11th at 9:00am. All classes take place at: Bellevue College Main Campus (3000 Landerholm Circle SE Bellevue, WA 98007-6484) For more information, please visit www.bellevuecollege.edu/preparingforwork or contact me at prep4work@bellevuecollege.edu. Category: Classes & Lectures. Audience: Teens. Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Cost: FREE to Bellevue residents. Contact Name: Hima Rami. Contact Email: prep4work@bellevuecollege.edu. Contact Phone: 4255642723. Tuesday, April 7, 2015, 5:30 PM – 8:30 PM. Bellevue College, 3000 Landerholm Circle SE, Bellevue, 98007. For more info visit www.bellevuecollege.edu.

Dog Training Program

Are you interested in training your new puppy some manners or maybe an older dog some new tricks? Sign up for our training courses here at Seattle Humane! We offer a wide variety of classes to fit the needs of all of our adopters and their pets. To learn more about the training sessions we provide, visit our classes and training page. Category: Classes & Lectures. Audience: Kids. Teens. Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Families. Cost: Training class fees vary. Contact Name: Seattle Humane. Contact Email: dogtraining@seattlehumane.org. Contact Phone: 425-373-5385. Events Newsletter: Yes. Tuesday, April 7, 2015, 6:00 PM. 13212 SE Eastgate Way Bellevue WA 98005. For more info visit www.seattlehumane.org.

East Bellevue Community Council

East Bellevue Community Council addresses issues and developments that impact residents in East Bellevue, bordered by NE 8th, Se 28, 156th, and 140th. Category: Government. Cost: 0. Contact Name: Charmaine Arredondo. Contact Email: CArredondo@bellevuewa.gov. Contact Phone: 425-452-6466. Tuesday, April 7, 2015, 6:30 PM – 8:30 PM. Lake Hills Clubhouse 15230 Lake Hills Blvd Bellevue, WA 98007. For more info visit www.bellevuewa.gov.

Whiskers in Wonderland

Purrs, snuggles and nose kisses. Adopt a kitten and this can all be yours! $50 kitten adoptions this weekend only at Seattle Humane. Category: Charitable. Family. Holiday. Audience: Kids. Teens. Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Families. Cost: $50. Contact Name: Seattle Humane. Contact Email: adoption@seattlehumane.org. Contact Phone: 425-649-7563. Wednesday, April 8, 2015. 13212 SE Eastgate Way Bellevue, WA 98005.

Free Tours and Activities at the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation Visitor Center

It’s interactive, kid friendly, and full of teachable and inspirational moments. Bring your family to the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation Visitor Center for a free visit to learn about the work being done to improve lives from Seattle to South Africa. The Visitor Center, through engaging and thought-provoking exhibits, allows parents and children to dive into some of the world’s toughest challenges and learn how to act on their own ideas and solutions. Families can expect hands-on exhibits and spaces to create, explore, and discuss. It’s an experience unlike any other in Seattle. Visit us across the street from the Seattle Center and the iconic Space Needle for an experience that will leave your family hopeful. Arrive curious. Leave inspired. Open Tuesday – Saturday, 10am to 5pm (until 6pm from June 3-August 30) Closed Sunday, Monday, and all U.S. holidays Special hours on Memorial Day weekend and Labor Day weekend: Sunday, May 25, 10am to 5pm Sunday, August 31, 10am to 6pm. Category: Charitable. Organizations. Volunteer. Audience: Kids. Teens. Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Families. Cost: FREE. Events Newsletter: Yes. Wednesday, April 8, 2015, 10:00 AM – 6:00 PM. 440 5th Ave North Seattle, WA 98109. For more info visit www.gatesfoundation.org.

Alzheimer's Association Bellevue Day Caregiver Support Group

Caring for someone with memory loss? Need support and information? Alzheimer’s Association caregiver support groups provide a place for caregivers to learn and gain support from others caring for a person with memory loss. Support groups also serve as an opportunity for participants to receive information on care management, available services, and current research and treatment options. A free support group for unpaid care partners, family members and friends of individuals with memory loss is held the 2nd Wednesday of each month from 1:30-3:00pm at St. Andrews Lutheran Church, 2650 148th Ave. SE, Room 1E2, Bellevue, WA 98007. Contact facilitator Ruth Hansing at 206.232.2537 for details. Category: Organizations. Cost: Free. Contact Name: Ruth Hansing. Contact Phone: 206-232-2537. Wednesday, April 8, 2015, 1:30 PM – 3:00 PM. St. Andrews Lutheran Church, 2650 148th Ave. SE, Room 1E2, Bellevue, WA 98007. For more info visit www.alzwa.org.

Dog Training Program

Are you interested in training your new puppy some manners or maybe an older dog some new tricks? Sign up for our training courses here at Seattle Humane! We offer a wide variety of classes to fit the needs of all of our adopters and their pets. To learn more about the training sessions we provide, visit our classes and training page. Category: Classes & Lectures. Audience: Kids. Teens. Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Families. Cost: Training class fees vary. Contact Name: Seattle Humane. Contact Email: dogtraining@seattlehumane.org. Contact Phone: 425-373-5385. Events Newsletter: Yes. Wednesday, April 8, 2015, 6:00 PM. 13212 SE Eastgate Way Bellevue WA 98005. For more info visit www.seattlehumane.org.

Happiness Seminar

FREE 60 minute Happiness Seminar. Participants will learn powerful breathing techniques, experience a guided meditation, and light yoga - all of which will leave you recharged and refreshed! The experience of meditation can take us beyond the usual mental stress and emotional agitation to a calm centered place. We explore the delicate art of quietening the mind! This session is open for people with any or no experience of meditation or breathing exercises. MSNBC came to visit ... Workshop Contents: Light yoga Relaxing breathing techniques Guided Meditation Take Home practices for daily use Benefits Reported: Reduced Stress & Increased Productivity Increased Joy & Happiness Enhanced Focus & Concentration Improved Relationships. Category: Arts & Entertainment. Classes & Lectures. Sports & Recreation. Audience: Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Cost: Free. Contact Name: Abhay Murarka. Contact Email: abhay.murarka@artofliving.org. Contact Phone: 206-261-4126. Wednesday, April 8, 2015, 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM. Bellevue Bahai Center. For more info visit www.eventbrite.com.

Happiness Seminar - Yoga, Meditation, Wisdom

Happiness Seminar - Yoga, Meditation, Wisdom 1 hour to learn the ancient secrets to more Happiness through proven techniques. The seminar includes - • Yoga & Breath • Guided Meditation • Knowledge Session • Question & Answer Session. Category: Classes & Lectures. Sports & Recreation. Audience: Kids. Teens. Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Families. Cost: Free. Contact Name: Abhay Murarka. Contact Email: abhay.murarka@artofliving.org. Contact Phone: 2062614126. Wednesday, April 8, 2015, 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM. Eastside Bahai Center, 16007 NE 8th Street, Bellevue, WA – 98008.

The Best of Enemies

By Mark St. Germain; based on novel by Osha Gray Davidson “We’re either going to tear this town apart or do some real mending.” Is it possible for sworn enemies to find common ground in solving the world’s problems? In 1971 the schools of Durham, North Carolina were racially segregated and hatred between a Ku Klux Klan member and a Civil Rights activist was strong enough for murder. Forced to meet face-to-face to negotiate, the result was nothing short of a miracle. This remarkable and true story demonstrates what’s possible when we recognize the humanity in each other, forgive the past, and work together to change the future. Taproot Theatre’s The Best of Enemies is directed by Scott Nolte, featuring Jeff Berryman, Jenny Vaughn Hall, Faith Russell and Corey Spruill. Category: Theater. Audience: Teens. Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Cost: $20-$40. Contact Name: Elizabeth Griffin. Contact Email: info@taproottheatre.org. Contact Phone: 206-781-9707. Wednesday, April 8, 2015, 7:30 PM – 9:30 PM. Taproot Theatre 204 N. 85th St. Seattle, WA 98103. For more info visit taproottheatre.org.

Whiskers in Wonderland

Purrs, snuggles and nose kisses. Adopt a kitten and this can all be yours! $50 kitten adoptions this weekend only at Seattle Humane. Category: Charitable. Family. Holiday. Audience: Kids. Teens. Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Families. Cost: $50. Contact Name: Seattle Humane. Contact Email: adoption@seattlehumane.org. Contact Phone: 425-649-7563. Thursday, April 9, 2015. 13212 SE Eastgate Way Bellevue, WA 98005.

Free Tours and Activities at the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation Visitor Center

It’s interactive, kid friendly, and full of teachable and inspirational moments. Bring your family to the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation Visitor Center for a free visit to learn about the work being done to improve lives from Seattle to South Africa. The Visitor Center, through engaging and thought-provoking exhibits, allows parents and children to dive into some of the world’s toughest challenges and learn how to act on their own ideas and solutions. Families can expect hands-on exhibits and spaces to create, explore, and discuss. It’s an experience unlike any other in Seattle. Visit us across the street from the Seattle Center and the iconic Space Needle for an experience that will leave your family hopeful. Arrive curious. Leave inspired. Open Tuesday – Saturday, 10am to 5pm (until 6pm from June 3-August 30) Closed Sunday, Monday, and all U.S. holidays Special hours on Memorial Day weekend and Labor Day weekend: Sunday, May 25, 10am to 5pm Sunday, August 31, 10am to 6pm. Category: Charitable. Organizations. Volunteer. Audience: Kids. Teens. Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Families. Cost: FREE. Events Newsletter: Yes. Thursday, April 9, 2015, 10:00 AM – 6:00 PM. 440 5th Ave North Seattle, WA 98109. For more info visit www.gatesfoundation.org.

Dog Training Program

Are you interested in training your new puppy some manners or maybe an older dog some new tricks? Sign up for our training courses here at Seattle Humane! We offer a wide variety of classes to fit the needs of all of our adopters and their pets. To learn more about the training sessions we provide, visit our classes and training page. Category: Classes & Lectures. Audience: Kids. Teens. Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Families. Cost: Training class fees vary. Contact Name: Seattle Humane. Contact Email: dogtraining@seattlehumane.org. Contact Phone: 425-373-5385. Events Newsletter: Yes. Thursday, April 9, 2015, 6:00 PM. 13212 SE Eastgate Way Bellevue WA 98005. For more info visit www.seattlehumane.org.

Happiness Seminar - Yoga, Meditation, Wisdom

Happiness Seminar - Yoga, Meditation, Wisdom 1 hour to learn the ancient secrets to more Happiness through proven techniques. The seminar includes: • Yoga & Breath • Guided Meditation • Knowledge Session • Question & Answer Session. Category: Classes & Lectures. Sports & Recreation. Audience: Kids. Teens. Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Families. Cost: Free. Contact Name: Abhay Murarka. Contact Email: abhay.murarka@artofliving.org. Contact Phone: 2062614126. Thursday, April 9, 2015, 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM. First Church of Seattle, 180 Denny Way (Room 301), Seattle WA 98109.

Learn More About The Eastside Timebank

• Could you use help around the house from time to time? Maybe you need a ride to the doctor or airport? Would you like to help someone with their flower beds, babysit or perhaps bake cookies to share? These are examples of services Timebank members exchange with one another. The possibilities are endless. Please join us to learn more about the Eastside Timebank, get to know other members and ask questions about how it all works. We will have a potluck at 6:30pm followed by an orientation at 7:30pm. All are welcome! For more information about Eastside Timebank please visit http://eastside.tbanks.org/ and "Like" us on Facebook! Category: Classes & Lectures. Family. Food & Drink. Organizations. Service Clubs. Volunteer. Audience: Kids. Teens. Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Families. Cost: Free. Contact Name: Greta Climer. Contact Email: gretacl@hotmail.com. Contact Phone: 4258270827. Events Newsletter: Yes. Thursday, April 9, 2015, 6:30 PM – 7:30 PM. Bytes Café Redmond City Hall 15670 NE 85th Street, Redmond, WA. For more info visit eastside.tbanks.org.

The Best of Enemies

By Mark St. Germain; based on novel by Osha Gray Davidson “We’re either going to tear this town apart or do some real mending.” Is it possible for sworn enemies to find common ground in solving the world’s problems? In 1971 the schools of Durham, North Carolina were racially segregated and hatred between a Ku Klux Klan member and a Civil Rights activist was strong enough for murder. Forced to meet face-to-face to negotiate, the result was nothing short of a miracle. This remarkable and true story demonstrates what’s possible when we recognize the humanity in each other, forgive the past, and work together to change the future. Taproot Theatre’s The Best of Enemies is directed by Scott Nolte, featuring Jeff Berryman, Jenny Vaughn Hall, Faith Russell and Corey Spruill. Category: Theater. Audience: Teens. Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Cost: $20-$40. Contact Name: Elizabeth Griffin. Contact Email: info@taproottheatre.org. Contact Phone: 206-781-9707. Thursday, April 9, 2015, 7:30 PM – 9:30 PM. Taproot Theatre 204 N. 85th St. Seattle, WA 98103. For more info visit taproottheatre.org.

Animal Communication Workshop

Students learn how animals communicate with each other as well as how to enhance human/animal relationships. Students do exercises to deepen intuition and learn telepathy: sending and receiving pictures, words and feelings. Students start with very basic questions with the first animal. Then the students move on to working with pictures to communicate with animals at a distance. This is a safe environment to develop the telepathic “muscle”. It is reactivating a communication skill set that humans utilized as infants. In this setting, rather quickly, students go from simple images to complex concepts to understand and assist the animal they are communicating with. This environment creates confidence and camaraderie among other like-minded people. Prerequisite: none – everyone welcome. Please dress comfortable There is a lot of meditation and sitting, so if you have back problems please bring whatever you need to sit comfortably for the day. Bring a pen, notepad & photos of your animals printed out to shar… Category: Arts & Entertainment. Classes & Lectures. Audience: Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Contact Name: Susan Hamilton. Contact Email: SusanHamilton10@aol.com. Contact Phone: 425-231-5979. Friday, April 10, 2015, 12:00 AM – Sunday, April 12, 2015, 4:00 PM. Carnation, WA.

Whiskers in Wonderland

Purrs, snuggles and nose kisses. Adopt a kitten and this can all be yours! $50 kitten adoptions this weekend only at Seattle Humane. Category: Charitable. Family. Holiday. Audience: Kids. Teens. Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Families. Cost: $50. Contact Name: Seattle Humane. Contact Email: adoption@seattlehumane.org. Contact Phone: 425-649-7563. Friday, April 10, 2015. 13212 SE Eastgate Way Bellevue, WA 98005.

Free Tours and Activities at the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation Visitor Center

It’s interactive, kid friendly, and full of teachable and inspirational moments. Bring your family to the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation Visitor Center for a free visit to learn about the work being done to improve lives from Seattle to South Africa. The Visitor Center, through engaging and thought-provoking exhibits, allows parents and children to dive into some of the world’s toughest challenges and learn how to act on their own ideas and solutions. Families can expect hands-on exhibits and spaces to create, explore, and discuss. It’s an experience unlike any other in Seattle. Visit us across the street from the Seattle Center and the iconic Space Needle for an experience that will leave your family hopeful. Arrive curious. Leave inspired. Open Tuesday – Saturday, 10am to 5pm (until 6pm from June 3-August 30) Closed Sunday, Monday, and all U.S. holidays Special hours on Memorial Day weekend and Labor Day weekend: Sunday, May 25, 10am to 5pm Sunday, August 31, 10am to 6pm. Category: Charitable. Organizations. Volunteer. Audience: Kids. Teens. Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Families. Cost: FREE. Events Newsletter: Yes. Friday, April 10, 2015, 10:00 AM – 6:00 PM. 440 5th Ave North Seattle, WA 98109. For more info visit www.gatesfoundation.org.

Dog Training Program

Are you interested in training your new puppy some manners or maybe an older dog some new tricks? Sign up for our training courses here at Seattle Humane! We offer a wide variety of classes to fit the needs of all of our adopters and their pets. To learn more about the training sessions we provide, visit our classes and training page. Category: Classes & Lectures. Audience: Kids. Teens. Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Families. Cost: Training class fees vary. Contact Name: Seattle Humane. Contact Email: dogtraining@seattlehumane.org. Contact Phone: 425-373-5385. Events Newsletter: Yes. Friday, April 10, 2015, 6:00 PM. 13212 SE Eastgate Way Bellevue WA 98005. For more info visit www.seattlehumane.org.

Owl Prowl

Discover what owl species live in the Pacific Northwest. Then take a night hike with a Ranger to listen for owls and other nocturnal wildlife in the park. Bring a flashlight or headlamp, as well as good shoes, for the journey! Ages: 5+ Cost: $5 Resident $6 Non-Resident Pre-registration required. To Register: 425-452-6885 or www.myparksandrecreation.com Activity Code # 90892. Category: Classes & Lectures. Family. Outdoor. Audience: Kids. Families. Cost: $5 Bellevue Resident, $6 non-resident. Contact Name: Cynthia Harbison. Contact Email: lcvc@bellevuewa.gov. Contact Phone: 425-452-4195. Friday, April 10, 2015, 7:30 PM – 9:00 PM. Lewis Creek Visitor Center 5808 Lakemont Blvd Bellevue, WA.

The Best of Enemies

By Mark St. Germain; based on novel by Osha Gray Davidson “We’re either going to tear this town apart or do some real mending.” Is it possible for sworn enemies to find common ground in solving the world’s problems? In 1971 the schools of Durham, North Carolina were racially segregated and hatred between a Ku Klux Klan member and a Civil Rights activist was strong enough for murder. Forced to meet face-to-face to negotiate, the result was nothing short of a miracle. This remarkable and true story demonstrates what’s possible when we recognize the humanity in each other, forgive the past, and work together to change the future. Taproot Theatre’s The Best of Enemies is directed by Scott Nolte, featuring Jeff Berryman, Jenny Vaughn Hall, Faith Russell and Corey Spruill. Category: Theater. Audience: Teens. Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Cost: $20-$40. Contact Name: Elizabeth Griffin. Contact Email: info@taproottheatre.org. Contact Phone: 206-781-9707. Friday, April 10, 2015, 7:30 PM – 9:30 PM. Taproot Theatre 204 N. 85th St. Seattle, WA 98103. For more info visit taproottheatre.org.

Whiskers in Wonderland

Purrs, snuggles and nose kisses. Adopt a kitten and this can all be yours! $50 kitten adoptions this weekend only at Seattle Humane. Category: Charitable. Family. Holiday. Audience: Kids. Teens. Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Families. Cost: $50. Contact Name: Seattle Humane. Contact Email: adoption@seattlehumane.org. Contact Phone: 425-649-7563. Saturday, April 11, 2015. 13212 SE Eastgate Way Bellevue, WA 98005.

Free Tours and Activities at the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation Visitor Center

It’s interactive, kid friendly, and full of teachable and inspirational moments. Bring your family to the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation Visitor Center for a free visit to learn about the work being done to improve lives from Seattle to South Africa. The Visitor Center, through engaging and thought-provoking exhibits, allows parents and children to dive into some of the world’s toughest challenges and learn how to act on their own ideas and solutions. Families can expect hands-on exhibits and spaces to create, explore, and discuss. It’s an experience unlike any other in Seattle. Visit us across the street from the Seattle Center and the iconic Space Needle for an experience that will leave your family hopeful. Arrive curious. Leave inspired. Open Tuesday – Saturday, 10am to 5pm (until 6pm from June 3-August 30) Closed Sunday, Monday, and all U.S. holidays Special hours on Memorial Day weekend and Labor Day weekend: Sunday, May 25, 10am to 5pm Sunday, August 31, 10am to 6pm. Category: Charitable. Organizations. Volunteer. Audience: Kids. Teens. Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Families. Cost: FREE. Events Newsletter: Yes. Saturday, April 11, 2015, 10:00 AM – 6:00 PM. 440 5th Ave North Seattle, WA 98109. For more info visit www.gatesfoundation.org.

Lakemont Highlands Open Spaces

Explore the lesser- known trails of South Bellevue. Parks and open spaces guide you (and wildlife!) through friendly neighborhoods. Distance: 3.5 miles Level of Difficulty: Difficult (350 feet elevation change) Meeting Place: Lewis Creek Visitor Center, 5808 Lakemont Blvd SE. Category: Family. Outdoor. Audience: Kids. Teens. Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Families. Cost: FREE. Contact Name: Cynthia Harbison. Contact Email: lcvc@bellevuewa.gov. Contact Phone: 425-452-4195. Saturday, April 11, 2015, 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM. Lewis Creek Visitor Center 5808 Lakemont Blvd Bellevue, WA.

Captain Cook and the Evolution of the Cartographic Image of the Northwest Passage

Saturday Speaker Series CAPTAIN COOK AND THE EVOLUTION OF THE CARTOGRAPHIC IMAGE OF THE NORTHWEST PASSAGE David Nicandri, Historian and author Former executive director of the Washington State Historical Society History highlights Captain Cook for his discoveries in Hawaii and the South Pacific. However, David Nicandri maintains the famous British captain was also the pivotal figure in the search for the Northwest Passage by changing the orientation of the quest from the Atlantic to the Pacific, thus setting the stage for subsequent phases of cartographic projection - including the expedition of Lewis and Clark and the railroad survey of Washington's first territorial governor, Isaac I. Stevens. Featuring two dozen slides of historic maps, Nicandri’s talk is based on his draft manuscript, tentatively titled, "A New Look at Cook: Voyaging in the High Latitudes and the Evolution of the Northwest Passage." Mingle with fellow history buffs at the Redmond Historical Society Saturday Speaker Series, a month… Category: Charitable. Classes & Lectures. Cost: Free, $5 Suggested Donation for Non-Members. Contact Name: Redmond Historical Society. Contact Email: info@redmondhistoricalsociety.org. Contact Phone: 425-885-2919. Saturday, April 11, 2015, 10:30 AM – 12:00 PM. Old Redmond Schoolhouse Community Center 16600 NE 80th Street Redmond, WA 98052.

Growing Melons in the Northwest-You Can Do It

Last year Jim and Ann grew melons at the demo garden. It was a great experiment and yes they did get some melons. Jim will share what worked and what didn't. He will help you have some success and he will also tell you what varieties he would recommend you try. Category: Classes & Lectures. Audience: Teens. Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Cost: Free. Contact Name: Mary Osborne. Contact Email: rosborne60@aol.com. Contact Phone: 425-485-5942. Saturday, April 11, 2015, 10:30 AM – 12:00 PM. Master Gardener's Urban Demonstration Garden 15500 SE 16th St. Bellevue, WA 98007. For more info visit www.mgfkc.org.

Anacortes Spring Wine Festival

The Anacortes Spring Wine Festival brings 30 wineries to Fidalgo Island for one more year of decadent wine tasting, food pairing, live music, art, shopping and blooming tulip fields. The 2015 event presents the opportunity to indulge in the greater appreciation for the glorious grape in red, white and blush flavors with finishing flavors of vanilla, spice, tobacco, floral, butter and berry on the pier overlooking the beautiful Guemes Channel. Tickets include tasting glass, unlimited wine tasting, bites from restaurants and musical entertainment. Must be 21+ and ready to present ID at the door. General Admission $40 Designated Driver $25. Category: Fairs & Festivals. Food & Drink. Audience: Singles. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Cost: $40. Contact Name: Laura Hartner. Contact Email: lhartner@anacortes.org. Contact Phone: 360-293-7911. Saturday, April 11, 2015, 12:00 PM – 4:30 PM. Port Warehouse Event Center 1st & Commercial Anacortes, WA 98221. For more info visit www.anacortes.org.

Dog Training Program

Are you interested in training your new puppy some manners or maybe an older dog some new tricks? Sign up for our training courses here at Seattle Humane! We offer a wide variety of classes to fit the needs of all of our adopters and their pets. To learn more about the training sessions we provide, visit our classes and training page. Category: Classes & Lectures. Audience: Kids. Teens. Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Families. Cost: Training class fees vary. Contact Name: Seattle Humane. Contact Email: dogtraining@seattlehumane.org. Contact Phone: 425-373-5385. Events Newsletter: Yes. Saturday, April 11, 2015, 6:00 PM. 13212 SE Eastgate Way Bellevue WA 98005. For more info visit www.seattlehumane.org.

Sogetsu Ikebana 25th Anniversary Exhibition

Sogetsu Mercer Island Branch 25th Anniversary Ikebana Exhibition Sat 4/11/2015 11am - 5 pm Sun 4/12/2015 12:30 pm - 4 pm Demonstration Sun 1:30 pm Free Admission. Category: Arts & Entertainment. Audience: Kids. Teens. Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Families. Cost: Free. Contact Name: Shirley Hill. Contact Email: shirleyhill@live.com. Contact Phone: 206-954-3833. Saturday, April 11, 2015, 6:00 PM – Sunday, April 12, 2015, 4:00 PM. United Methodist Church 7070 SE 24th Street Mercer Island, WA 98040.

The Best of Enemies

By Mark St. Germain; based on novel by Osha Gray Davidson “We’re either going to tear this town apart or do some real mending.” Is it possible for sworn enemies to find common ground in solving the world’s problems? In 1971 the schools of Durham, North Carolina were racially segregated and hatred between a Ku Klux Klan member and a Civil Rights activist was strong enough for murder. Forced to meet face-to-face to negotiate, the result was nothing short of a miracle. This remarkable and true story demonstrates what’s possible when we recognize the humanity in each other, forgive the past, and work together to change the future. Taproot Theatre’s The Best of Enemies is directed by Scott Nolte, featuring Jeff Berryman, Jenny Vaughn Hall, Faith Russell and Corey Spruill. Category: Theater. Audience: Teens. Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Cost: $20-$40. Contact Name: Elizabeth Griffin. Contact Email: info@taproottheatre.org. Contact Phone: 206-781-9707. Saturday, April 11, 2015, 7:30 PM – 9:30 PM. Taproot Theatre 204 N. 85th St. Seattle, WA 98103. For more info visit taproottheatre.org.

Whiskers in Wonderland

Purrs, snuggles and nose kisses. Adopt a kitten and this can all be yours! $50 kitten adoptions this weekend only at Seattle Humane. Category: Charitable. Family. Holiday. Audience: Kids. Teens. Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Families. Cost: $50. Contact Name: Seattle Humane. Contact Email: adoption@seattlehumane.org. Contact Phone: 425-649-7563. Sunday, April 12, 2015. 13212 SE Eastgate Way Bellevue, WA 98005.

Free Tours and Activities at the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation Visitor Center

It’s interactive, kid friendly, and full of teachable and inspirational moments. Bring your family to the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation Visitor Center for a free visit to learn about the work being done to improve lives from Seattle to South Africa. The Visitor Center, through engaging and thought-provoking exhibits, allows parents and children to dive into some of the world’s toughest challenges and learn how to act on their own ideas and solutions. Families can expect hands-on exhibits and spaces to create, explore, and discuss. It’s an experience unlike any other in Seattle. Visit us across the street from the Seattle Center and the iconic Space Needle for an experience that will leave your family hopeful. Arrive curious. Leave inspired. Open Tuesday – Saturday, 10am to 5pm (until 6pm from June 3-August 30) Closed Sunday, Monday, and all U.S. holidays Special hours on Memorial Day weekend and Labor Day weekend: Sunday, May 25, 10am to 5pm Sunday, August 31, 10am to 6pm. Category: Charitable. Organizations. Volunteer. Audience: Kids. Teens. Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Families. Cost: FREE. Events Newsletter: Yes. Sunday, April 12, 2015, 10:00 AM – 6:00 PM. 440 5th Ave North Seattle, WA 98109. For more info visit www.gatesfoundation.org.

Ranger Program: Outfoxed! And other opportunistic creatures

Many opportunistic animals have adapted to living in urban areas. Learn what these awesome creatures have that gives them the edge in a not so natural environment, and what we can do to help them to live natural and healthy lives. Ages: All ages. Cost: FREE! Registration: Not required. Course #: 90664, 90665. Info: (425) 452-2565 or mseec@bellevuewa.gov. Mercer Slough Environmental Education Center,1625 118th Ave SE. Category: Classes & Lectures. Government. Audience: Kids. Teens. Families. Cost: Free. Contact Name: Dustin Van Nieulande. Contact Email: MSEEC@bellevuewa.gov. Contact Phone: 425-452-2565. Sunday, April 12, 2015, 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM. Mercer Slough Environmental Education Center.

Happiness Seminar - Yoga, Meditation, Wisdom

Happiness Seminar - Yoga, Meditation, Wisdom 1 hour to learn the ancient secrets to more Happiness through proven techniques. The seminar includes - • Yoga & Breath • Guided Meditation • Knowledge Session • Question & Answer Session. Category: Classes & Lectures. Sports & Recreation. Audience: Kids. Teens. Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Families. Cost: Free. Contact Name: Abhay Murarka. Contact Email: abhay.murarka@artofliving.org. Contact Phone: 2062614126. Sunday, April 12, 2015, 3:00 PM – 4:00 PM. Eastside Bahai Center, 16007 NE 8th Street, Bellevue, WA – 98008.

Dog Training Program

Are you interested in training your new puppy some manners or maybe an older dog some new tricks? Sign up for our training courses here at Seattle Humane! We offer a wide variety of classes to fit the needs of all of our adopters and their pets. To learn more about the training sessions we provide, visit our classes and training page. Category: Classes & Lectures. Audience: Kids. Teens. Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Families. Cost: Training class fees vary. Contact Name: Seattle Humane. Contact Email: dogtraining@seattlehumane.org. Contact Phone: 425-373-5385. Events Newsletter: Yes. Sunday, April 12, 2015, 6:00 PM. 13212 SE Eastgate Way Bellevue WA 98005. For more info visit www.seattlehumane.org.

Whiskers in Wonderland

Purrs, snuggles and nose kisses. Adopt a kitten and this can all be yours! $50 kitten adoptions this weekend only at Seattle Humane. Category: Charitable. Family. Holiday. Audience: Kids. Teens. Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Families. Cost: $50. Contact Name: Seattle Humane. Contact Email: adoption@seattlehumane.org. Contact Phone: 425-649-7563. Monday, April 13, 2015. 13212 SE Eastgate Way Bellevue, WA 98005.

Free Tours and Activities at the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation Visitor Center

It’s interactive, kid friendly, and full of teachable and inspirational moments. Bring your family to the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation Visitor Center for a free visit to learn about the work being done to improve lives from Seattle to South Africa. The Visitor Center, through engaging and thought-provoking exhibits, allows parents and children to dive into some of the world’s toughest challenges and learn how to act on their own ideas and solutions. Families can expect hands-on exhibits and spaces to create, explore, and discuss. It’s an experience unlike any other in Seattle. Visit us across the street from the Seattle Center and the iconic Space Needle for an experience that will leave your family hopeful. Arrive curious. Leave inspired. Open Tuesday – Saturday, 10am to 5pm (until 6pm from June 3-August 30) Closed Sunday, Monday, and all U.S. holidays Special hours on Memorial Day weekend and Labor Day weekend: Sunday, May 25, 10am to 5pm Sunday, August 31, 10am to 6pm. Category: Charitable. Organizations. Volunteer. Audience: Kids. Teens. Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Families. Cost: FREE. Events Newsletter: Yes. Monday, April 13, 2015, 10:00 AM – 6:00 PM. 440 5th Ave North Seattle, WA 98109. For more info visit www.gatesfoundation.org.

Dog Training Program

Are you interested in training your new puppy some manners or maybe an older dog some new tricks? Sign up for our training courses here at Seattle Humane! We offer a wide variety of classes to fit the needs of all of our adopters and their pets. To learn more about the training sessions we provide, visit our classes and training page. Category: Classes & Lectures. Audience: Kids. Teens. Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Families. Cost: Training class fees vary. Contact Name: Seattle Humane. Contact Email: dogtraining@seattlehumane.org. Contact Phone: 425-373-5385. Events Newsletter: Yes. Monday, April 13, 2015, 6:00 PM. 13212 SE Eastgate Way Bellevue WA 98005. For more info visit www.seattlehumane.org.

Jewish Genealogy Monthly Workshop

November's free presentation will be a "Beginning Jewish Genealogy Workshop". The speaker will be Nancy Adelson, a genealogist and frequent speaker on Jewish Genealogy. Please attend if you are interested in beginning your family's Jewish ancestral search or if you have already started and you have questions, brick walls, or want to learn more of where to research. Beginners, Intermediate researchers, and advanced researchers are all welcome! Category: Classes & Lectures. Family. Organizations. Volunteer. Audience: Teens. Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Families. Cost: Free or you can join the Jewish Genealogy Society of Washington State. Contact Name: Karen Campbell. Contact Email: billkarenmax@frontier.com. Contact Phone: 206-790-2167. Monday, April 13, 2015, 7:00 PM – 9:30 PM. The Factoria LDS Building at 4200 124th Ave. SE, Bellevue, WA 98006 (in Factoria, just off I-90 and I-405). For more info visit www.jgsws.org.

Route 66 Big Band Concert

Route 66 brings to life the music of the 30's and 40's performed in the swing style of the big band era, complete with vocalist. Free to the public. Refreshments will be served and child care is available. Route 66 is collecting cans and bags of pet food for the Humane Society's Pet Food Bank; please consider bringing a donation. Category: Arts & Entertainment. Family. Music. Audience: Kids. Teens. Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Families. Cost: Free. Contact Name: Sue Wiseman. Contact Email: stpeters1@msn.com. Contact Phone: 425-747-3210. Monday, April 13, 2015, 7:30 PM – 9:30 PM. St. Peter's United Methodist Church 17222 NE 8th Street Bellevue WA 98008. For more info visit www.stpetersumc.net.

Whiskers in Wonderland

Purrs, snuggles and nose kisses. Adopt a kitten and this can all be yours! $50 kitten adoptions this weekend only at Seattle Humane. Category: Charitable. Family. Holiday. Audience: Kids. Teens. Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Families. Cost: $50. Contact Name: Seattle Humane. Contact Email: adoption@seattlehumane.org. Contact Phone: 425-649-7563. Tuesday, April 14, 2015. 13212 SE Eastgate Way Bellevue, WA 98005.

Free Tours and Activities at the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation Visitor Center

It’s interactive, kid friendly, and full of teachable and inspirational moments. Bring your family to the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation Visitor Center for a free visit to learn about the work being done to improve lives from Seattle to South Africa. The Visitor Center, through engaging and thought-provoking exhibits, allows parents and children to dive into some of the world’s toughest challenges and learn how to act on their own ideas and solutions. Families can expect hands-on exhibits and spaces to create, explore, and discuss. It’s an experience unlike any other in Seattle. Visit us across the street from the Seattle Center and the iconic Space Needle for an experience that will leave your family hopeful. Arrive curious. Leave inspired. Open Tuesday – Saturday, 10am to 5pm (until 6pm from June 3-August 30) Closed Sunday, Monday, and all U.S. holidays Special hours on Memorial Day weekend and Labor Day weekend: Sunday, May 25, 10am to 5pm Sunday, August 31, 10am to 6pm. Category: Charitable. Organizations. Volunteer. Audience: Kids. Teens. Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Families. Cost: FREE. Events Newsletter: Yes. Tuesday, April 14, 2015, 10:00 AM – 6:00 PM. 440 5th Ave North Seattle, WA 98109. For more info visit www.gatesfoundation.org.

Dog Training Program

Are you interested in training your new puppy some manners or maybe an older dog some new tricks? Sign up for our training courses here at Seattle Humane! We offer a wide variety of classes to fit the needs of all of our adopters and their pets. To learn more about the training sessions we provide, visit our classes and training page. Category: Classes & Lectures. Audience: Kids. Teens. Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Families. Cost: Training class fees vary. Contact Name: Seattle Humane. Contact Email: dogtraining@seattlehumane.org. Contact Phone: 425-373-5385. Events Newsletter: Yes. Tuesday, April 14, 2015, 6:00 PM. 13212 SE Eastgate Way Bellevue WA 98005. For more info visit www.seattlehumane.org.

Whiskers in Wonderland

Purrs, snuggles and nose kisses. Adopt a kitten and this can all be yours! $50 kitten adoptions this weekend only at Seattle Humane. Category: Charitable. Family. Holiday. Audience: Kids. Teens. Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Families. Cost: $50. Contact Name: Seattle Humane. Contact Email: adoption@seattlehumane.org. Contact Phone: 425-649-7563. Wednesday, April 15, 2015. 13212 SE Eastgate Way Bellevue, WA 98005.

Eastside Transportation Association meeting

July 16, 2014 ETA MEETING ----- The July ETA meeting will feature Councilmember John Stilin, Chair, Eastside Transportation Partnership (ETP), speaking on: • Suburban transportation needs and priorities. • Sub-area equity. • Steps that could boost the Suburban voice in regional transportation issues. • How does the overwhelming defeat of Prop. 1 by the non-Seattle voters change the influence of ETP and SCATBd in determining transportation decisions at the King County Council? The mission of ETP is to provide an Eastside forum for inter-jurisdictional cooperation to implement coordinated, prioritized transportation plans and programs through leadership, education, and advocacy. See http://www.kingcounty.gov/transportation/kcdot/PlanningAndPolicy/RegionalTransportationPlanning/Transportation%20Boards/Eastside_Transportation_Partnership.aspx for more information about ETP. Category: Organizations. Volunteer. Audience: Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Cost: Free. Contact Name: Victor H. Bishop. Contact Email: vicbishop@earthlink.net. Contact Phone: 4257461748. Events Newsletter: Yes. Wednesday, April 15, 2015, 8:00 AM – 9:30 AM. Master Builders, 335 116th Ave. SE, Bellevue.

Free Tours and Activities at the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation Visitor Center

It’s interactive, kid friendly, and full of teachable and inspirational moments. Bring your family to the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation Visitor Center for a free visit to learn about the work being done to improve lives from Seattle to South Africa. The Visitor Center, through engaging and thought-provoking exhibits, allows parents and children to dive into some of the world’s toughest challenges and learn how to act on their own ideas and solutions. Families can expect hands-on exhibits and spaces to create, explore, and discuss. It’s an experience unlike any other in Seattle. Visit us across the street from the Seattle Center and the iconic Space Needle for an experience that will leave your family hopeful. Arrive curious. Leave inspired. Open Tuesday – Saturday, 10am to 5pm (until 6pm from June 3-August 30) Closed Sunday, Monday, and all U.S. holidays Special hours on Memorial Day weekend and Labor Day weekend: Sunday, May 25, 10am to 5pm Sunday, August 31, 10am to 6pm. Category: Charitable. Organizations. Volunteer. Audience: Kids. Teens. Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Families. Cost: FREE. Events Newsletter: Yes. Wednesday, April 15, 2015, 10:00 AM – 6:00 PM. 440 5th Ave North Seattle, WA 98109. For more info visit www.gatesfoundation.org.

Dog Training Program

Are you interested in training your new puppy some manners or maybe an older dog some new tricks? Sign up for our training courses here at Seattle Humane! We offer a wide variety of classes to fit the needs of all of our adopters and their pets. To learn more about the training sessions we provide, visit our classes and training page. Category: Classes & Lectures. Audience: Kids. Teens. Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Families. Cost: Training class fees vary. Contact Name: Seattle Humane. Contact Email: dogtraining@seattlehumane.org. Contact Phone: 425-373-5385. Events Newsletter: Yes. Wednesday, April 15, 2015, 6:00 PM. 13212 SE Eastgate Way Bellevue WA 98005. For more info visit www.seattlehumane.org.

Happiness Seminar

FREE 60 minute Happiness Seminar. Participants will learn powerful breathing techniques, experience a guided meditation, and light yoga - all of which will leave you recharged and refreshed! The experience of meditation can take us beyond the usual mental stress and emotional agitation to a calm centered place. We explore the delicate art of quietening the mind! This session is open for people with any or no experience of meditation or breathing exercises. MSNBC came to visit ... Workshop Contents: Light yoga Relaxing breathing techniques Guided Meditation Take Home practices for daily use Benefits Reported: Reduced Stress & Increased Productivity Increased Joy & Happiness Enhanced Focus & Concentration Improved Relationships. Category: Arts & Entertainment. Classes & Lectures. Sports & Recreation. Audience: Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Cost: Free. Contact Name: Abhay Murarka. Contact Email: abhay.murarka@artofliving.org. Contact Phone: 206-261-4126. Wednesday, April 15, 2015, 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM. Bellevue Bahai Center. For more info visit www.eventbrite.com.

Happiness Seminar - Yoga, Meditation, Wisdom

Happiness Seminar - Yoga, Meditation, Wisdom 1 hour to learn the ancient secrets to more Happiness through proven techniques. The seminar includes - • Yoga & Breath • Guided Meditation • Knowledge Session • Question & Answer Session. Category: Classes & Lectures. Sports & Recreation. Audience: Kids. Teens. Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Families. Cost: Free. Contact Name: Abhay Murarka. Contact Email: abhay.murarka@artofliving.org. Contact Phone: 2062614126. Wednesday, April 15, 2015, 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM. Eastside Bahai Center, 16007 NE 8th Street, Bellevue, WA – 98008.

The Best of Enemies

By Mark St. Germain; based on novel by Osha Gray Davidson “We’re either going to tear this town apart or do some real mending.” Is it possible for sworn enemies to find common ground in solving the world’s problems? In 1971 the schools of Durham, North Carolina were racially segregated and hatred between a Ku Klux Klan member and a Civil Rights activist was strong enough for murder. Forced to meet face-to-face to negotiate, the result was nothing short of a miracle. This remarkable and true story demonstrates what’s possible when we recognize the humanity in each other, forgive the past, and work together to change the future. Taproot Theatre’s The Best of Enemies is directed by Scott Nolte, featuring Jeff Berryman, Jenny Vaughn Hall, Faith Russell and Corey Spruill. Category: Theater. Audience: Teens. Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Cost: $20-$40. Contact Name: Elizabeth Griffin. Contact Email: info@taproottheatre.org. Contact Phone: 206-781-9707. Wednesday, April 15, 2015, 7:30 PM – 9:30 PM. Taproot Theatre 204 N. 85th St. Seattle, WA 98103. For more info visit taproottheatre.org.

Whiskers in Wonderland

Purrs, snuggles and nose kisses. Adopt a kitten and this can all be yours! $50 kitten adoptions this weekend only at Seattle Humane. Category: Charitable. Family. Holiday. Audience: Kids. Teens. Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Families. Cost: $50. Contact Name: Seattle Humane. Contact Email: adoption@seattlehumane.org. Contact Phone: 425-649-7563. Thursday, April 16, 2015. 13212 SE Eastgate Way Bellevue, WA 98005.

Free Tours and Activities at the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation Visitor Center

It’s interactive, kid friendly, and full of teachable and inspirational moments. Bring your family to the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation Visitor Center for a free visit to learn about the work being done to improve lives from Seattle to South Africa. The Visitor Center, through engaging and thought-provoking exhibits, allows parents and children to dive into some of the world’s toughest challenges and learn how to act on their own ideas and solutions. Families can expect hands-on exhibits and spaces to create, explore, and discuss. It’s an experience unlike any other in Seattle. Visit us across the street from the Seattle Center and the iconic Space Needle for an experience that will leave your family hopeful. Arrive curious. Leave inspired. Open Tuesday – Saturday, 10am to 5pm (until 6pm from June 3-August 30) Closed Sunday, Monday, and all U.S. holidays Special hours on Memorial Day weekend and Labor Day weekend: Sunday, May 25, 10am to 5pm Sunday, August 31, 10am to 6pm. Category: Charitable. Organizations. Volunteer. Audience: Kids. Teens. Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Families. Cost: FREE. Events Newsletter: Yes. Thursday, April 16, 2015, 10:00 AM – 6:00 PM. 440 5th Ave North Seattle, WA 98109. For more info visit www.gatesfoundation.org.

Third Thursday Garden Mingle

In the spirit of Tacoma’s 3rd Thursday Art Mingle, the Rhododendron Species Botanical Garden is pleased to be hosting free evenings from 4 – 7 pm, every 3rd Thursday of the month from March to September. As a nonprofit membership organization dedicated to Rhododendron species, we are excited for this new opportunity to provide special evening hours and an enriching community experience. The Third Thursday Garden Mingle is the perfect time to relax with friends, family, or just you and nature. Take a sunset stroll among 700 species Rhododendrons and their companion plants, indulge your sense of photography, or kick up your heels on a shaded bench. If it gets chilly, you can always find serenity among the rushing waters and towering boulders of the tropical Rutherford Conservatory. The RSBG offers much to explore, including our big leaf rhododendron forest, alpine and pond gardens, and Himalayan Blue Poppy meadow. For more botanical artistry, walk through the world’s largest public Victorian stumpery, a scul… Category: Family. Organizations. Outdoor. Audience: Kids. Teens. Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Families. Cost: Free. Contact Name: Garden Gift Shop. Contact Email: info@rhodygarden.org. Contact Phone: 253-838-4646. Thursday, April 16, 2015, 4:00 PM – 7:00 PM. Rhododendron Species Botanical Garden 2525 S. 336th Street, Federal Way, WA 98003 Located adjacent to the Weyerhaeuser campus. For more info visit rhodygarden.org.

Third Thursday Garden Mingle

In the spirit of Tacoma’s 3rd Thursday Art Mingle, the Rhododendron Species Botanical Garden is pleased to be hosting free evenings from 4 – 7 pm, every 3rd Thursday of the month from March to September. As a nonprofit membership organization dedicated to Rhododendron species, we are excited for this new opportunity to provide special evening hours and an enriching community experience. The Third Thursday Garden Mingle is the perfect time to relax with friends, family, or just you and nature. Take a sunset stroll among 700 species Rhododendrons and their companion plants, indulge your sense of photography, or kick up your heels in our remodeled Gazebo. If it gets chilly, you can always find serenity among the rushing waters and towering boulders of the tropical Rutherford Conservatory. The RSBG offers much to explore, including our big leaf rhododendron forest, alpine and pond gardens, and Himalayan Blue Poppy meadow. For more botanical artistry, walk through the world’s largest public Victorian stumpery,… Category: Family. Organizations. Outdoor. Audience: Kids. Teens. Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Families. Cost: Free. Contact Name: Garden Gift Shop. Contact Email: info@rhodygarden.org. Contact Phone: 253-838-4646. Thursday, April 16, 2015, 4:00 PM – 7:00 PM. Rhododendron Species Botanical Garden 2525 S. 336th Street, Federal Way, WA 98003 Located adjacent to the Weyerhaeuser campus. For more info visit rhodygarden.org.

Dog Training Program

Are you interested in training your new puppy some manners or maybe an older dog some new tricks? Sign up for our training courses here at Seattle Humane! We offer a wide variety of classes to fit the needs of all of our adopters and their pets. To learn more about the training sessions we provide, visit our classes and training page. Category: Classes & Lectures. Audience: Kids. Teens. Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Families. Cost: Training class fees vary. Contact Name: Seattle Humane. Contact Email: dogtraining@seattlehumane.org. Contact Phone: 425-373-5385. Events Newsletter: Yes. Thursday, April 16, 2015, 6:00 PM. 13212 SE Eastgate Way Bellevue WA 98005. For more info visit www.seattlehumane.org.

Happiness Seminar - Yoga, Meditation, Wisdom

Happiness Seminar - Yoga, Meditation, Wisdom 1 hour to learn the ancient secrets to more Happiness through proven techniques. The seminar includes: • Yoga & Breath • Guided Meditation • Knowledge Session • Question & Answer Session. Category: Classes & Lectures. Sports & Recreation. Audience: Kids. Teens. Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Families. Cost: Free. Contact Name: Abhay Murarka. Contact Email: abhay.murarka@artofliving.org. Contact Phone: 2062614126. Thursday, April 16, 2015, 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM. First Church of Seattle, 180 Denny Way (Room 301), Seattle WA 98109.

PFLAG Bellevue Eastside

PFLAG Bellevue/Eastside is a support and advocacy group, uniting members of the LGBTQ community with friends, families, and allies. PFLAG does not promote one political or religious view and is inclusive to people of all backgrounds, beliefs, and faiths. Our monthly meetings offer support and education in a safe, confidential, and welcoming atmosphere. This PFLAG chapter serves East King County communities including Bellevue, Redmond, Kirkland, Issaquah, Mercer Island, Sammamish, Bothell, Woodinville, Duvall, Snoqualmie, and Carnation. Many eastside residents have benefitted from its services. The first half of each meeting is dedicated to support and the second half is generally reserved for a guest speaker. Meetings are the third Thursday of each month from 7-9pm. Category: Organizations. Audience: Kids. Teens. Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Families. Cost: free (membership available). Contact Name: PFLAG Bellevue Eastside. Contact Email: info@bellevue-pflag.org. Contact Phone: 425-483-6642. Thursday, April 16, 2015, 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM. Bellevue First United Methodist Church 1934 108th Avenue NE Bellevue, Washington 98004. For more info visit community.pflag.org.

The Best of Enemies

By Mark St. Germain; based on novel by Osha Gray Davidson “We’re either going to tear this town apart or do some real mending.” Is it possible for sworn enemies to find common ground in solving the world’s problems? In 1971 the schools of Durham, North Carolina were racially segregated and hatred between a Ku Klux Klan member and a Civil Rights activist was strong enough for murder. Forced to meet face-to-face to negotiate, the result was nothing short of a miracle. This remarkable and true story demonstrates what’s possible when we recognize the humanity in each other, forgive the past, and work together to change the future. Taproot Theatre’s The Best of Enemies is directed by Scott Nolte, featuring Jeff Berryman, Jenny Vaughn Hall, Faith Russell and Corey Spruill. Category: Theater. Audience: Teens. Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Cost: $20-$40. Contact Name: Elizabeth Griffin. Contact Email: info@taproottheatre.org. Contact Phone: 206-781-9707. Thursday, April 16, 2015, 7:30 PM – 9:30 PM. Taproot Theatre 204 N. 85th St. Seattle, WA 98103. For more info visit taproottheatre.org.

Whiskers in Wonderland

Purrs, snuggles and nose kisses. Adopt a kitten and this can all be yours! $50 kitten adoptions this weekend only at Seattle Humane. Category: Charitable. Family. Holiday. Audience: Kids. Teens. Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Families. Cost: $50. Contact Name: Seattle Humane. Contact Email: adoption@seattlehumane.org. Contact Phone: 425-649-7563. Friday, April 17, 2015. 13212 SE Eastgate Way Bellevue, WA 98005.

Free Tours and Activities at the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation Visitor Center

It’s interactive, kid friendly, and full of teachable and inspirational moments. Bring your family to the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation Visitor Center for a free visit to learn about the work being done to improve lives from Seattle to South Africa. The Visitor Center, through engaging and thought-provoking exhibits, allows parents and children to dive into some of the world’s toughest challenges and learn how to act on their own ideas and solutions. Families can expect hands-on exhibits and spaces to create, explore, and discuss. It’s an experience unlike any other in Seattle. Visit us across the street from the Seattle Center and the iconic Space Needle for an experience that will leave your family hopeful. Arrive curious. Leave inspired. Open Tuesday – Saturday, 10am to 5pm (until 6pm from June 3-August 30) Closed Sunday, Monday, and all U.S. holidays Special hours on Memorial Day weekend and Labor Day weekend: Sunday, May 25, 10am to 5pm Sunday, August 31, 10am to 6pm. Category: Charitable. Organizations. Volunteer. Audience: Kids. Teens. Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Families. Cost: FREE. Events Newsletter: Yes. Friday, April 17, 2015, 10:00 AM – 6:00 PM. 440 5th Ave North Seattle, WA 98109. For more info visit www.gatesfoundation.org.

Rhododendron Species Botanical Garden Spring Plant Sale

The RSBG's Spring Plant Sale has something for everyone! It doesn't matter if you're a newbie, a garden snob, or anyone in between. More than 25 Puget Sound nurseries will offer locally grown plants chosen to flourish in your garden. The RSBG will sell collectible perennials and rare rhododendron species. Of course, there's no charge for vendor enthusiasm and advice! Curious who will be there? Check our website at RhodyGarden.org for the vendor listing. Many of these vendors are wholesale only, so this is a unique opportunity to talk with them. If you are a RSBG member, enter the sale at 2:00 pm! If you're not a member, why not join before the sale and gain early entrance? This gives you an entire hour to snag your top picks and chat with vendors. Executive Director Steve Hootman, and Nursery Manager Dennis Bottemiller will also be available to talk and answer questions. Handy shopping carts, free parking and a convenient plant holding area make it easy to gather all your new plant selections. Make sure… Category: Organizations. Outdoor. Audience: Kids. Teens. Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Families. Cost: Free Admission. Contact Name: Garden Shop. Contact Email: shop@rhodygarden.org. Contact Phone: 253-838-4646. Events Newsletter: Yes. Friday, April 17, 2015, 3:00 PM – 6:00 PM. Rhododendron Species Botanical Garden 2525 S. 336th Street, Federal Way, WA 98003 The sale is located on Weyerhaeuser's west parking lot. For more info visit rhodygarden.org.

Dog Training Program

Are you interested in training your new puppy some manners or maybe an older dog some new tricks? Sign up for our training courses here at Seattle Humane! We offer a wide variety of classes to fit the needs of all of our adopters and their pets. To learn more about the training sessions we provide, visit our classes and training page. Category: Classes & Lectures. Audience: Kids. Teens. Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Families. Cost: Training class fees vary. Contact Name: Seattle Humane. Contact Email: dogtraining@seattlehumane.org. Contact Phone: 425-373-5385. Events Newsletter: Yes. Friday, April 17, 2015, 6:00 PM. 13212 SE Eastgate Way Bellevue WA 98005. For more info visit www.seattlehumane.org.

The Best of Enemies

By Mark St. Germain; based on novel by Osha Gray Davidson “We’re either going to tear this town apart or do some real mending.” Is it possible for sworn enemies to find common ground in solving the world’s problems? In 1971 the schools of Durham, North Carolina were racially segregated and hatred between a Ku Klux Klan member and a Civil Rights activist was strong enough for murder. Forced to meet face-to-face to negotiate, the result was nothing short of a miracle. This remarkable and true story demonstrates what’s possible when we recognize the humanity in each other, forgive the past, and work together to change the future. Taproot Theatre’s The Best of Enemies is directed by Scott Nolte, featuring Jeff Berryman, Jenny Vaughn Hall, Faith Russell and Corey Spruill. Category: Theater. Audience: Teens. Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Cost: $20-$40. Contact Name: Elizabeth Griffin. Contact Email: info@taproottheatre.org. Contact Phone: 206-781-9707. Friday, April 17, 2015, 7:30 PM – 9:30 PM. Taproot Theatre 204 N. 85th St. Seattle, WA 98103. For more info visit taproottheatre.org.

Radio Licensing Class

This FREE 2 Saturday radio class is for everyone with little or no radio knowledge and will give you everything to get an amateur radio license and into this very exciting cutting edge hobby. You can talk around the world on a radio that cost only $50. The VEC Test cost $15. Many families attend. There are 40 pages of handouts with 152 illustrations and many items to see, feel and handle. 5 instructors will answer your individual questions. There is over a 95% pass rate, and many pass the second level test also. Video songs and informative utubes makes this a fun class for all. Do something exciting for yourself this year. Get your radio license. Ham radios are great for Emergency preparedness and Survivalist, Hiking, Camping, and Boating. Please register so your handouts can be prepared. Register by sending an email to Daniel Stevens, at KL7WM@aol.com. Category: Arts & Entertainment. Benefit. Charitable. Classes & Lectures. Fairs & Festivals. Faith. Family. Food & Drink. Government. Graduation. Holiday. Music. Organizations. Outdoor. Political. Reunions. Schools. Service Clubs. Sports & Recreation. Theater. Volunteer. Wedding. Audience: Kids. Teens. Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Families. Cost: FREE Class Test cost $15. Contact Name: Daniel Stevens. Contact Email: KL7WM@aol.com. Contact Phone: 206 228 9274. Saturday, April 18, 2015 – Saturday, April 25, 2015. Federal Way Masonic Hall 1700 S. 340th Federal Way, WA 98003.

Whiskers in Wonderland

Purrs, snuggles and nose kisses. Adopt a kitten and this can all be yours! $50 kitten adoptions this weekend only at Seattle Humane. Category: Charitable. Family. Holiday. Audience: Kids. Teens. Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Families. Cost: $50. Contact Name: Seattle Humane. Contact Email: adoption@seattlehumane.org. Contact Phone: 425-649-7563. Saturday, April 18, 2015. 13212 SE Eastgate Way Bellevue, WA 98005.

Rhododendron Species Botanical Garden Spring Plant Sale

The RSBG's Spring Plant Sale has something for everyone! It doesn't matter if you're a newbie, a garden snob, or anyone in between. More than 25 Puget Sound nurseries will offer locally grown plants chosen to flourish in your garden. The RSBG will sell collectible perennials and rare rhododendron species. Of course, there's no charge for vendor enthusiasm and advice! Curious who will be there? Check our website at RhodyGarden.org for the vendor listing. Many of these vendors are wholesale only, so this is a unique opportunity to talk with them. If you are a RSBG member, enter the sale at 2:00 pm! If you're not a member, why not join before the sale and gain early entrance? This gives you an entire hour to snag your top picks and chat with vendors. Executive Director Steve Hootman, and Nursery Manager Dennis Bottemiller will also be available to talk and answer questions. Handy shopping carts, free parking and a convenient plant holding area make it easy to gather all your new plant selections. Make sure… Category: Organizations. Outdoor. Audience: Kids. Teens. Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Families. Cost: Free Admission. Contact Name: Garden Shop. Contact Email: shop@rhodygarden.org. Contact Phone: 253-838-4646. Events Newsletter: Yes. Saturday, April 18, 2015, 9:00 AM – 3:00 PM. Rhododendron Species Botanical Garden 2525 S. 336th Street, Federal Way, WA 98003 The sale is located on Weyerhaeuser's west parking lot. For more info visit rhodygarden.org.

The Great Spring Yard Sale

Our annual "yard" sale takes up our entire Fellowship Hall with kitchenware, camping gear, collectibles, household items, clothing, puzzles, games, toys, DVD's, CD's books, and much, much more! Everything is 1/2 price at 1P on Saturday. Once again, John's Espresso Cart will be present and all drinks are $3. Proceeds from this sale benefit our missionary in Nepal. Category: Benefit. Charitable. Family. Audience: Kids. Teens. Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Families. Cost: Free. Contact Name: Pat King. Contact Email: stpeters1@msn.com. Contact Phone: 425-747-3210. Events Newsletter: Yes. Saturday, April 18, 2015, 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM. St. Peter's United Methodist Church 17222 NE 8th Street Bellevue WA 98008. For more info visit www.stpetersumc.net.

Free Tours and Activities at the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation Visitor Center

It’s interactive, kid friendly, and full of teachable and inspirational moments. Bring your family to the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation Visitor Center for a free visit to learn about the work being done to improve lives from Seattle to South Africa. The Visitor Center, through engaging and thought-provoking exhibits, allows parents and children to dive into some of the world’s toughest challenges and learn how to act on their own ideas and solutions. Families can expect hands-on exhibits and spaces to create, explore, and discuss. It’s an experience unlike any other in Seattle. Visit us across the street from the Seattle Center and the iconic Space Needle for an experience that will leave your family hopeful. Arrive curious. Leave inspired. Open Tuesday – Saturday, 10am to 5pm (until 6pm from June 3-August 30) Closed Sunday, Monday, and all U.S. holidays Special hours on Memorial Day weekend and Labor Day weekend: Sunday, May 25, 10am to 5pm Sunday, August 31, 10am to 6pm. Category: Charitable. Organizations. Volunteer. Audience: Kids. Teens. Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Families. Cost: FREE. Events Newsletter: Yes. Saturday, April 18, 2015, 10:00 AM – 6:00 PM. 440 5th Ave North Seattle, WA 98109. For more info visit www.gatesfoundation.org.

Summer Blooming Bulbs

There are many summer blooming bulbs that should go into the garden now. Learn the most desirable ones to choose, how to plant and how to care for them. One of the basic questions people always ask is do I have to dig them up in the fall? This workshop will help you be successful with your bulbs. Category: Classes & Lectures. Audience: Teens. Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Cost: Free. Contact Name: Mary Osborne. Contact Email: rosborne60@aol.com. Contact Phone: 425-485-5942. Saturday, April 18, 2015, 10:30 AM – 12:00 PM. Master Gardener's Urban Demonstration Garden 15500 SE 16th St. Bellevue, WA 98007. For more info visit www.mgfkc.org.

Dog Training Program

Are you interested in training your new puppy some manners or maybe an older dog some new tricks? Sign up for our training courses here at Seattle Humane! We offer a wide variety of classes to fit the needs of all of our adopters and their pets. To learn more about the training sessions we provide, visit our classes and training page. Category: Classes & Lectures. Audience: Kids. Teens. Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Families. Cost: Training class fees vary. Contact Name: Seattle Humane. Contact Email: dogtraining@seattlehumane.org. Contact Phone: 425-373-5385. Events Newsletter: Yes. Saturday, April 18, 2015, 6:00 PM. 13212 SE Eastgate Way Bellevue WA 98005. For more info visit www.seattlehumane.org.

The Best of Enemies

By Mark St. Germain; based on novel by Osha Gray Davidson “We’re either going to tear this town apart or do some real mending.” Is it possible for sworn enemies to find common ground in solving the world’s problems? In 1971 the schools of Durham, North Carolina were racially segregated and hatred between a Ku Klux Klan member and a Civil Rights activist was strong enough for murder. Forced to meet face-to-face to negotiate, the result was nothing short of a miracle. This remarkable and true story demonstrates what’s possible when we recognize the humanity in each other, forgive the past, and work together to change the future. Taproot Theatre’s The Best of Enemies is directed by Scott Nolte, featuring Jeff Berryman, Jenny Vaughn Hall, Faith Russell and Corey Spruill. Category: Theater. Audience: Teens. Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Cost: $20-$40. Contact Name: Elizabeth Griffin. Contact Email: info@taproottheatre.org. Contact Phone: 206-781-9707. Saturday, April 18, 2015, 7:30 PM – 9:30 PM. Taproot Theatre 204 N. 85th St. Seattle, WA 98103. For more info visit taproottheatre.org.

Whiskers in Wonderland

Purrs, snuggles and nose kisses. Adopt a kitten and this can all be yours! $50 kitten adoptions this weekend only at Seattle Humane. Category: Charitable. Family. Holiday. Audience: Kids. Teens. Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Families. Cost: $50. Contact Name: Seattle Humane. Contact Email: adoption@seattlehumane.org. Contact Phone: 425-649-7563. Sunday, April 19, 2015. 13212 SE Eastgate Way Bellevue, WA 98005.

Free Tours and Activities at the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation Visitor Center

It’s interactive, kid friendly, and full of teachable and inspirational moments. Bring your family to the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation Visitor Center for a free visit to learn about the work being done to improve lives from Seattle to South Africa. The Visitor Center, through engaging and thought-provoking exhibits, allows parents and children to dive into some of the world’s toughest challenges and learn how to act on their own ideas and solutions. Families can expect hands-on exhibits and spaces to create, explore, and discuss. It’s an experience unlike any other in Seattle. Visit us across the street from the Seattle Center and the iconic Space Needle for an experience that will leave your family hopeful. Arrive curious. Leave inspired. Open Tuesday – Saturday, 10am to 5pm (until 6pm from June 3-August 30) Closed Sunday, Monday, and all U.S. holidays Special hours on Memorial Day weekend and Labor Day weekend: Sunday, May 25, 10am to 5pm Sunday, August 31, 10am to 6pm. Category: Charitable. Organizations. Volunteer. Audience: Kids. Teens. Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Families. Cost: FREE. Events Newsletter: Yes. Sunday, April 19, 2015, 10:00 AM – 6:00 PM. 440 5th Ave North Seattle, WA 98109. For more info visit www.gatesfoundation.org.

Happiness Seminar - Yoga, Meditation, Wisdom

Happiness Seminar - Yoga, Meditation, Wisdom 1 hour to learn the ancient secrets to more Happiness through proven techniques. The seminar includes - • Yoga & Breath • Guided Meditation • Knowledge Session • Question & Answer Session. Category: Classes & Lectures. Sports & Recreation. Audience: Kids. Teens. Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Families. Cost: Free. Contact Name: Abhay Murarka. Contact Email: abhay.murarka@artofliving.org. Contact Phone: 2062614126. Sunday, April 19, 2015, 3:00 PM – 4:00 PM. Eastside Bahai Center, 16007 NE 8th Street, Bellevue, WA – 98008.

Woodinville Reserve: A White and Rosé Affair

Woodinville Wine Country, the nonprofit trade association responsible for building awareness of the quality and diversity of Woodinville wines and tasting experiences, is excited to debut a new event to their annual line-up—Woodinville Reserve: A White and Rosé Affair—which will preview top Woodinville winemakers’ spring selections. Highlights of the evening will include: • A variety of hearty bites from award-winning Pacific Northwest chefs including: o Thierry Rautureau (Loulay and Luc, Seattle) o Elias Cairo and Alex Yoder (Olympic Provisions, Portland) o Bobby Moore (Barking Frog, Woodinville) o Seth Fernald (Novelty Hill Januik, Woodinville) • There are two levels of fun and unique experiences: o Upstairs will feature over 30 wineries’ whites and rosés o Downstairs, all guests are welcome to the Red Vault Room, featuring award-winning red wines Event sponsors include Alaska Airlines Visa Signature, Butler Seattle, Marketplace Sotheby’s International Realty, Pedersen’s Rentals and Seattl… Category: Arts & Entertainment. Food & Drink. Audience: Singles. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Cost: $125 per person. Events Newsletter: Yes. Sunday, April 19, 2015, 5:00 PM – 9:00 PM. Novelty Hill Januik Winery 14710 Woodinville-Redmond Rd NE Woodinville, WA 98072.

Dog Training Program

Are you interested in training your new puppy some manners or maybe an older dog some new tricks? Sign up for our training courses here at Seattle Humane! We offer a wide variety of classes to fit the needs of all of our adopters and their pets. To learn more about the training sessions we provide, visit our classes and training page. Category: Classes & Lectures. Audience: Kids. Teens. Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Families. Cost: Training class fees vary. Contact Name: Seattle Humane. Contact Email: dogtraining@seattlehumane.org. Contact Phone: 425-373-5385. Events Newsletter: Yes. Sunday, April 19, 2015, 6:00 PM. 13212 SE Eastgate Way Bellevue WA 98005. For more info visit www.seattlehumane.org.

Whiskers in Wonderland

Purrs, snuggles and nose kisses. Adopt a kitten and this can all be yours! $50 kitten adoptions this weekend only at Seattle Humane. Category: Charitable. Family. Holiday. Audience: Kids. Teens. Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Families. Cost: $50. Contact Name: Seattle Humane. Contact Email: adoption@seattlehumane.org. Contact Phone: 425-649-7563. Monday, April 20, 2015. 13212 SE Eastgate Way Bellevue, WA 98005.

Free Tours and Activities at the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation Visitor Center

It’s interactive, kid friendly, and full of teachable and inspirational moments. Bring your family to the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation Visitor Center for a free visit to learn about the work being done to improve lives from Seattle to South Africa. The Visitor Center, through engaging and thought-provoking exhibits, allows parents and children to dive into some of the world’s toughest challenges and learn how to act on their own ideas and solutions. Families can expect hands-on exhibits and spaces to create, explore, and discuss. It’s an experience unlike any other in Seattle. Visit us across the street from the Seattle Center and the iconic Space Needle for an experience that will leave your family hopeful. Arrive curious. Leave inspired. Open Tuesday – Saturday, 10am to 5pm (until 6pm from June 3-August 30) Closed Sunday, Monday, and all U.S. holidays Special hours on Memorial Day weekend and Labor Day weekend: Sunday, May 25, 10am to 5pm Sunday, August 31, 10am to 6pm. Category: Charitable. Organizations. Volunteer. Audience: Kids. Teens. Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Families. Cost: FREE. Events Newsletter: Yes. Monday, April 20, 2015, 10:00 AM – 6:00 PM. 440 5th Ave North Seattle, WA 98109. For more info visit www.gatesfoundation.org.

Dog Training Program

Are you interested in training your new puppy some manners or maybe an older dog some new tricks? Sign up for our training courses here at Seattle Humane! We offer a wide variety of classes to fit the needs of all of our adopters and their pets. To learn more about the training sessions we provide, visit our classes and training page. Category: Classes & Lectures. Audience: Kids. Teens. Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Families. Cost: Training class fees vary. Contact Name: Seattle Humane. Contact Email: dogtraining@seattlehumane.org. Contact Phone: 425-373-5385. Events Newsletter: Yes. Monday, April 20, 2015, 6:00 PM. 13212 SE Eastgate Way Bellevue WA 98005. For more info visit www.seattlehumane.org.

Alzheimer's Association Bellevue Young Onset Caregiver Support Group

Caring for someone with memory loss? Do you need information and support? Alzheimer’s Association family caregiver support groups provide a consistent and caring place for people to learn, share and gain emotional support from others who are also on a unique journey of providing care to a person with memory loss. Meetings are held the 3rd Mondayof the month, from 7:00-9:00 pm, at St Andrew’s Lutheran Church, Room 1E2, 2650 148th Ave SE, Bellevue, WA 98007. For information call Bill Lukov at 206.367.4895. Category: Service Clubs. Cost: Free. Contact Name: Bill Lukov. Contact Phone: 206-367-4895. Monday, April 20, 2015, 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM. St Andrew’s Lutheran Church Room 1E2 2650 148th Ave SE Bellevue, WA 98007.

Whiskers in Wonderland

Purrs, snuggles and nose kisses. Adopt a kitten and this can all be yours! $50 kitten adoptions this weekend only at Seattle Humane. Category: Charitable. Family. Holiday. Audience: Kids. Teens. Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Families. Cost: $50. Contact Name: Seattle Humane. Contact Email: adoption@seattlehumane.org. Contact Phone: 425-649-7563. Tuesday, April 21, 2015. 13212 SE Eastgate Way Bellevue, WA 98005.

Free Tours and Activities at the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation Visitor Center

It’s interactive, kid friendly, and full of teachable and inspirational moments. Bring your family to the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation Visitor Center for a free visit to learn about the work being done to improve lives from Seattle to South Africa. The Visitor Center, through engaging and thought-provoking exhibits, allows parents and children to dive into some of the world’s toughest challenges and learn how to act on their own ideas and solutions. Families can expect hands-on exhibits and spaces to create, explore, and discuss. It’s an experience unlike any other in Seattle. Visit us across the street from the Seattle Center and the iconic Space Needle for an experience that will leave your family hopeful. Arrive curious. Leave inspired. Open Tuesday – Saturday, 10am to 5pm (until 6pm from June 3-August 30) Closed Sunday, Monday, and all U.S. holidays Special hours on Memorial Day weekend and Labor Day weekend: Sunday, May 25, 10am to 5pm Sunday, August 31, 10am to 6pm. Category: Charitable. Organizations. Volunteer. Audience: Kids. Teens. Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Families. Cost: FREE. Events Newsletter: Yes. Tuesday, April 21, 2015, 10:00 AM – 6:00 PM. 440 5th Ave North Seattle, WA 98109. For more info visit www.gatesfoundation.org.

Lakeside Registered Nurses Assoc

Lt. Marcia Harnden of the Bellevue Police Dept. will speak on Detection of marijuana and other street drugs. All Registered Nurses are invited to attend. Category: Classes & Lectures. Cost: Free. Tuesday, April 21, 2015, 12:15 PM – 2:45 PM. Lake Hills Library 15590 SE Lake Hills Blvd. Bellevue, WA 98007.

Alzheimer's Association Kirkland Caregiver Support Group

Caring for someone with memory loss? Need support and information? Alzheimer’s Association caregiver support groups provide a place for caregivers to learn and gain support from others caring for a person with memory loss. Support groups also serve as an opportunity for participants to receive information on care management, available services, and current research and treatment options. A free support group for unpaid care partners, family members and friends of individuals with memory loss is held the 3rd Tuesday of each month from 1:00 – 2:30pm at Lake Washington United Methodist Church, Multipurpose Room, 7525 132nd Ave. NE, Kirkland, WA 98033. Contact facilitator Darlene Bartron at 425-891-6467 for details. Category: Organizations. Audience: College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Families. Cost: Free. Contact Name: Darlene Bartron. Contact Phone: 425-891-6467. Tuesday, April 21, 2015, 1:00 PM – 2:30 PM. Lake Washington United Methodist Church, Multipurpose Room, 7525 132nd Ave. NE, Kirkland, WA 98033. For more info visit www.alzwa.org.

Dog Training Program

Are you interested in training your new puppy some manners or maybe an older dog some new tricks? Sign up for our training courses here at Seattle Humane! We offer a wide variety of classes to fit the needs of all of our adopters and their pets. To learn more about the training sessions we provide, visit our classes and training page. Category: Classes & Lectures. Audience: Kids. Teens. Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Families. Cost: Training class fees vary. Contact Name: Seattle Humane. Contact Email: dogtraining@seattlehumane.org. Contact Phone: 425-373-5385. Events Newsletter: Yes. Tuesday, April 21, 2015, 6:00 PM. 13212 SE Eastgate Way Bellevue WA 98005. For more info visit www.seattlehumane.org.

Meaningful Movies/Eastside

Meaningful Movies/Eastside presents a 5-Evening Film Series 3rd Tuesday evening from January - May 2015 Gather with other community members to engage in entertaining, educational and topical films. These films have been chosen based on quality and educational value and potential for community dialog. Jan 20 - The Happy Movie - Is there a formula for happiness? Feb. 17 - Food Stamped. Will food stamps help solve hunger and health problems in America? Mar. 17 - The Wisdom to Survive. Climate Change, Capitalism and Community. Apr. 21 - One Big Hapa Family. A closer look at inter-racial families. May 19 - 2 "Ted Talks" - Seas of Plastics (floating islands of trash in the oceans?) and How Not to Be Ignorant about the World (How to communicate the facts that matter!). Category: Arts & Entertainment. Classes & Lectures. Audience: Teens. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Cost: $5 suggested donation (no one turned away). Contact Name: Janet Farness. Contact Email: jkftahiti@comcast.net. Contact Phone: 425-401-9337. Events Newsletter: Yes. Tuesday, April 21, 2015, 6:30 PM – 8:30 PM. St. Margaret's Episcopal Church 4228 Factoria Blvd. SE Bellevue, WA 98006. For more info visit www.facebook.com.

Whiskers in Wonderland

Purrs, snuggles and nose kisses. Adopt a kitten and this can all be yours! $50 kitten adoptions this weekend only at Seattle Humane. Category: Charitable. Family. Holiday. Audience: Kids. Teens. Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Families. Cost: $50. Contact Name: Seattle Humane. Contact Email: adoption@seattlehumane.org. Contact Phone: 425-649-7563. Wednesday, April 22, 2015. 13212 SE Eastgate Way Bellevue, WA 98005.

Free Tours and Activities at the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation Visitor Center

It’s interactive, kid friendly, and full of teachable and inspirational moments. Bring your family to the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation Visitor Center for a free visit to learn about the work being done to improve lives from Seattle to South Africa. The Visitor Center, through engaging and thought-provoking exhibits, allows parents and children to dive into some of the world’s toughest challenges and learn how to act on their own ideas and solutions. Families can expect hands-on exhibits and spaces to create, explore, and discuss. It’s an experience unlike any other in Seattle. Visit us across the street from the Seattle Center and the iconic Space Needle for an experience that will leave your family hopeful. Arrive curious. Leave inspired. Open Tuesday – Saturday, 10am to 5pm (until 6pm from June 3-August 30) Closed Sunday, Monday, and all U.S. holidays Special hours on Memorial Day weekend and Labor Day weekend: Sunday, May 25, 10am to 5pm Sunday, August 31, 10am to 6pm. Category: Charitable. Organizations. Volunteer. Audience: Kids. Teens. Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Families. Cost: FREE. Events Newsletter: Yes. Wednesday, April 22, 2015, 10:00 AM – 6:00 PM. 440 5th Ave North Seattle, WA 98109. For more info visit www.gatesfoundation.org.

Dog Training Program

Are you interested in training your new puppy some manners or maybe an older dog some new tricks? Sign up for our training courses here at Seattle Humane! We offer a wide variety of classes to fit the needs of all of our adopters and their pets. To learn more about the training sessions we provide, visit our classes and training page. Category: Classes & Lectures. Audience: Kids. Teens. Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Families. Cost: Training class fees vary. Contact Name: Seattle Humane. Contact Email: dogtraining@seattlehumane.org. Contact Phone: 425-373-5385. Events Newsletter: Yes. Wednesday, April 22, 2015, 6:00 PM. 13212 SE Eastgate Way Bellevue WA 98005. For more info visit www.seattlehumane.org.

Happiness Seminar

FREE 60 minute Happiness Seminar. Participants will learn powerful breathing techniques, experience a guided meditation, and light yoga - all of which will leave you recharged and refreshed! The experience of meditation can take us beyond the usual mental stress and emotional agitation to a calm centered place. We explore the delicate art of quietening the mind! This session is open for people with any or no experience of meditation or breathing exercises. MSNBC came to visit ... Workshop Contents: Light yoga Relaxing breathing techniques Guided Meditation Take Home practices for daily use Benefits Reported: Reduced Stress & Increased Productivity Increased Joy & Happiness Enhanced Focus & Concentration Improved Relationships. Category: Arts & Entertainment. Classes & Lectures. Sports & Recreation. Audience: Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Cost: Free. Contact Name: Abhay Murarka. Contact Email: abhay.murarka@artofliving.org. Contact Phone: 206-261-4126. Wednesday, April 22, 2015, 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM. Bellevue Bahai Center. For more info visit www.eventbrite.com.

Happiness Seminar - Yoga, Meditation, Wisdom

Happiness Seminar - Yoga, Meditation, Wisdom 1 hour to learn the ancient secrets to more Happiness through proven techniques. The seminar includes - • Yoga & Breath • Guided Meditation • Knowledge Session • Question & Answer Session. Category: Classes & Lectures. Sports & Recreation. Audience: Kids. Teens. Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Families. Cost: Free. Contact Name: Abhay Murarka. Contact Email: abhay.murarka@artofliving.org. Contact Phone: 2062614126. Wednesday, April 22, 2015, 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM. Eastside Bahai Center, 16007 NE 8th Street, Bellevue, WA – 98008.

The Best of Enemies

By Mark St. Germain; based on novel by Osha Gray Davidson “We’re either going to tear this town apart or do some real mending.” Is it possible for sworn enemies to find common ground in solving the world’s problems? In 1971 the schools of Durham, North Carolina were racially segregated and hatred between a Ku Klux Klan member and a Civil Rights activist was strong enough for murder. Forced to meet face-to-face to negotiate, the result was nothing short of a miracle. This remarkable and true story demonstrates what’s possible when we recognize the humanity in each other, forgive the past, and work together to change the future. Taproot Theatre’s The Best of Enemies is directed by Scott Nolte, featuring Jeff Berryman, Jenny Vaughn Hall, Faith Russell and Corey Spruill. Category: Theater. Audience: Teens. Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Cost: $20-$40. Contact Name: Elizabeth Griffin. Contact Email: info@taproottheatre.org. Contact Phone: 206-781-9707. Wednesday, April 22, 2015, 7:30 PM – 9:30 PM. Taproot Theatre 204 N. 85th St. Seattle, WA 98103. For more info visit taproottheatre.org.

Whiskers in Wonderland

Purrs, snuggles and nose kisses. Adopt a kitten and this can all be yours! $50 kitten adoptions this weekend only at Seattle Humane. Category: Charitable. Family. Holiday. Audience: Kids. Teens. Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Families. Cost: $50. Contact Name: Seattle Humane. Contact Email: adoption@seattlehumane.org. Contact Phone: 425-649-7563. Thursday, April 23, 2015. 13212 SE Eastgate Way Bellevue, WA 98005.

Free Tours and Activities at the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation Visitor Center

It’s interactive, kid friendly, and full of teachable and inspirational moments. Bring your family to the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation Visitor Center for a free visit to learn about the work being done to improve lives from Seattle to South Africa. The Visitor Center, through engaging and thought-provoking exhibits, allows parents and children to dive into some of the world’s toughest challenges and learn how to act on their own ideas and solutions. Families can expect hands-on exhibits and spaces to create, explore, and discuss. It’s an experience unlike any other in Seattle. Visit us across the street from the Seattle Center and the iconic Space Needle for an experience that will leave your family hopeful. Arrive curious. Leave inspired. Open Tuesday – Saturday, 10am to 5pm (until 6pm from June 3-August 30) Closed Sunday, Monday, and all U.S. holidays Special hours on Memorial Day weekend and Labor Day weekend: Sunday, May 25, 10am to 5pm Sunday, August 31, 10am to 6pm. Category: Charitable. Organizations. Volunteer. Audience: Kids. Teens. Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Families. Cost: FREE. Events Newsletter: Yes. Thursday, April 23, 2015, 10:00 AM – 6:00 PM. 440 5th Ave North Seattle, WA 98109. For more info visit www.gatesfoundation.org.

Dog Training Program

Are you interested in training your new puppy some manners or maybe an older dog some new tricks? Sign up for our training courses here at Seattle Humane! We offer a wide variety of classes to fit the needs of all of our adopters and their pets. To learn more about the training sessions we provide, visit our classes and training page. Category: Classes & Lectures. Audience: Kids. Teens. Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Families. Cost: Training class fees vary. Contact Name: Seattle Humane. Contact Email: dogtraining@seattlehumane.org. Contact Phone: 425-373-5385. Events Newsletter: Yes. Thursday, April 23, 2015, 6:00 PM. 13212 SE Eastgate Way Bellevue WA 98005. For more info visit www.seattlehumane.org.

Happiness Seminar - Yoga, Meditation, Wisdom

Happiness Seminar - Yoga, Meditation, Wisdom 1 hour to learn the ancient secrets to more Happiness through proven techniques. The seminar includes: • Yoga & Breath • Guided Meditation • Knowledge Session • Question & Answer Session. Category: Classes & Lectures. Sports & Recreation. Audience: Kids. Teens. Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Families. Cost: Free. Contact Name: Abhay Murarka. Contact Email: abhay.murarka@artofliving.org. Contact Phone: 2062614126. Thursday, April 23, 2015, 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM. First Church of Seattle, 180 Denny Way (Room 301), Seattle WA 98109.

The Best of Enemies

By Mark St. Germain; based on novel by Osha Gray Davidson “We’re either going to tear this town apart or do some real mending.” Is it possible for sworn enemies to find common ground in solving the world’s problems? In 1971 the schools of Durham, North Carolina were racially segregated and hatred between a Ku Klux Klan member and a Civil Rights activist was strong enough for murder. Forced to meet face-to-face to negotiate, the result was nothing short of a miracle. This remarkable and true story demonstrates what’s possible when we recognize the humanity in each other, forgive the past, and work together to change the future. Taproot Theatre’s The Best of Enemies is directed by Scott Nolte, featuring Jeff Berryman, Jenny Vaughn Hall, Faith Russell and Corey Spruill. Category: Theater. Audience: Teens. Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Cost: $20-$40. Contact Name: Elizabeth Griffin. Contact Email: info@taproottheatre.org. Contact Phone: 206-781-9707. Thursday, April 23, 2015, 7:30 PM – 9:30 PM. Taproot Theatre 204 N. 85th St. Seattle, WA 98103. For more info visit taproottheatre.org.