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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, January 30, 2015. 13212 SE Eastgate Way Bellevue, WA 98005.

Arab Artists & Arabic Art Exhibition

For students, come learn about the many facets of art from the Arab world at Bellevue College. January 20th to 31st (10am to 6pm) (Closed Sundays). Category: Arts & Entertainment. Audience: Kids. Teens. Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Families. Cost: Free. Contact Name: Kylee Mudrovich. Contact Email: kyleemudrovich@gmail.com. Contact Phone: 4252319133. Events Newsletter: Yes. Friday, January 30, 2015, 10:00 AM – 6:00 PM. Bellevue College 3000 Landerholm Circle SE Bellevue, WA 98007.

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, January 30, 2015, 10:00 AM – 6:00 PM. 440 5th Ave North Seattle, WA 98109. For more info visit www.gatesfoundation.org.

Singles Coffee Meeting Every Saturday

Singles 55+ 10:00am to 11:30 Meet other singles with a variety of interests. Category: Arts & Entertainment. Audience: Singles. Cost: $2.00. Contact Name: Sue Stedman. Contact Email: sue.sgtedman@frontier.com. Contact Phone: 425-894-2627. Friday, January 30, 2015, 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM. VFW, 4330 148th Ave Redmond, WA.

Chinese Play & Learn

Family program, all ages welcome with adult. Stories, songs and fun! Category: Arts & Entertainment. Audience: Kids. Families. Contact Phone: 425.747.2390. Friday, January 30, 2015, 10:30 AM. Newport Way Library 14250 SE Newport Way Bellevue, WA 98006.

12th Fan Discount

It's Rally Time! Join STAR 101.5 at Seattle Humane Society in Bellevue starting at Noon on Friday, January 30th. The first 100 people will get an exclusive "12th Woman" headband. Make sure to take your 12th Woman selfie at the STAR booth. Anyone in blue and green will also get $12 off of any pet adoption with a bonus discount for fans in jerseys. PLUS special prizes for the first 3 adopters! Category: Charitable. Family. Sports & Recreation. Audience: Kids. Teens. Singles. College Students. Moms. Seniors. Families. Cost: 0-$250. Contact Name: Seattle Humane. Contact Email: marketing@seattlehumane.org. Contact Phone: 425-641-0080. Events Newsletter: Yes. Friday, January 30, 2015, 11:00 AM – Sunday, February 1, 2015, 6:00 PM. 13212 SE Eastgate Way Bellevue, WA 98005.

Vietnamese Story Times

Family program, all ages welcome. Stories, songs and fun! Category: Arts & Entertainment. Audience: Kids. Families. Contact Phone: 425.644.6203. Friday, January 30, 2015, 4:00 PM. Library Connection @ Crossroads 15600 NE 8th Street, Suite K-11 Bellevue, WA 98008.

Movies of Mercer Slough: Clash: Encounters of Bears and Wolves

In Yellowstone’s vast and complex kingdom, two dominant predators reign supreme: the grizzly bear and the wolf. Size and power square off against speed and teamwork, as mighty grizzly bears contend with powerful packs of wolves for control of the food supply. 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. Friday, January 30, 2015, 5:00 PM – 6:00 PM. Mercer Slough Environmental Education Center.

CatVidFest Screenings at KAC

Back by popular demand! KAC is presenting three screenings of the Walker Art Center’s NEW 2014 Internet Cat Video Festival reel, now being shown in cities around the country. This is your chance to see the brand new 2014 CatVidFest compilation in an intimate venue before it screens in Seattle. The videos in this year's reel were hand picked by Seattle's own Will Braden, creator of the Henri, le Chat Noir series which has racked up over 13 million views on YouTube! Will Braden will be back to host KAC's CatVidFest again and give a short interactive presentation before showing the reel. He'll also be sticking around after to sign copies of Henri's 2015 Calendar and his best-selling book, "Henri, le Chat Noir: Musings of an Angst- Filled Cat” (available for purchase at the event). Tickets are $25 each, and space is limited to 100 seats per showing. Click the link below to purchase tickets for one of the three screenings: Friday, January 30th, 7:00 - 10:00pm Saturday, January 31st, 3:00 - 6:00pm Saturday… Category: Arts & Entertainment. Fairs & Festivals. Family. Organizations. Audience: Kids. Teens. Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Families. Cost: $25. Contact Name: Anna Braden. Contact Email: abraden@kirklandartscenter.org. Contact Phone: 4258227161. Friday, January 30, 2015, 6:00 PM – Saturday, January 31, 2015, 10:00 PM. Kirkland Arts Center Gallery. For more info visit kirklandartscenter.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, January 30, 2015, 6:00 PM. 13212 SE Eastgate Way Bellevue WA 98005. For more info visit www.seattlehumane.org.

Annie Jr.

Youth Theatre takes the New Year by storm with one of the world’s most beloved musicals! Annie Jr. performs through Sunday, February 8th; FRI/Sat Evenings at 7 pm and SAT/SUN Matinees at 2 pm. Please note: the performance time on Superbowl Sunday, February 1st, has been changed to 1 p.m. Description: Little orphan Annie will charm your heart as she searches for her long lost parents and a home far away from the cruel orphanage. With the help of her lovable mutt Sandy and billionaire Oliver Warbucks, the happiness Annie craves may be just around the corner or “another day away.” Annie Jr. is best for ages 5+. Category: Arts & Entertainment. Family. Theater. Audience: Kids. Dads. Moms. Families. Cost: $13-$15. Contact Name: Stephanie. Contact Email: registrar@youththeatre.org. Contact Phone: 206-232-4145. Events Newsletter: Yes. Friday, January 30, 2015, 7:00 PM – 8:10 PM. Stroum Jewish Community Center 3801 East Mercer Way, Mercer Island, WA 98040. For more info visit youththeatre.org.

CatVidFest Screenings at KAC

Back by popular demand! KAC is presenting three screenings of the Walker Art Center’s NEW 2014 Internet Cat Video Festival reel, now being shown in cities around the country. This is your chance to see the brand new 2014 CatVidFest compilation in an intimate venue before it screens in Seattle. The videos in this year's reel were hand picked by Seattle's own Will Braden, creator of the Henri, le Chat Noir series which has racked up over 13 million views on YouTube! Will Braden will be back to host KAC's CatVidFest again and give a short interactive presentation before showing the reel. He'll also be sticking around after to sign copies of Henri's 2015 Calendar and his best-selling book, "Henri, le Chat Noir: Musings of an Angst- Filled Cat” (available for purchase at the event). Tickets are $25 each, and space is limited to 100 seats per showing. Click the link below to purchase tickets for one of the three screenings: Friday, January 30th, 7:00 - 10:00pm Saturday, January 31st, 3:00 - 6:00pm Saturday… Category: Arts & Entertainment. Fairs & Festivals. Family. Organizations. Audience: Kids. Teens. Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Families. Cost: $25. Contact Name: Anna Braden. Contact Email: abraden@kirklandartscenter.org. Contact Phone: 425-822-7161. Friday, January 30, 2015, 7:00 PM – Saturday, January 31, 2015, 10:00 PM. Kirkland Arts Center. For more info visit kirklandartscenter.org.

The Secretaries

Set in the ideal All-American small town of Big Bone Oregon, the secretarial pool at the local lumber mill thrives by following a few simple, generally agreed upon rules. Lunches will only contain a specified number of calories. Everyone works. And men are reluctantly tolerated. If one Lumberjack disappears each month, well maybe they shouldn’t fall into chain saws. Category: Arts & Entertainment. Theater. Audience: Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Cost: $25 online reserved, $22 Stu/Sen online reserved. Contact Name: Doug Staley. Contact Email: pr@schmeater.org. Contact Phone: 206-324-5801. Events Newsletter: Yes. Friday, January 30, 2015, 8:00 PM – 10:15 PM. Theater Schmeater 2125 Third Ave Seattle, WA 98121.

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, January 31, 2015. 13212 SE Eastgate Way Bellevue, WA 98005.

Medina All-City Chess Tournament

Elementary Scholastic Chess Tournament Formats: 5 round G/25 Swiss in 3 sections: Grades: K, 1-3, and 4-6. Qualifier for WA State Elementary Tournament. USCF membership not required. NWSRS rated. G/90 Quads, K-8: NWSRS rated. The Quads will be determined by NWSRS or other rating, if necessary. Longer time controls will help players prepare for Nationals. Schedule: Regular Check-in 8:00 - 8:30am. Players not checked in by 8:30 will forfeit round 1. Regular games begin at 9:00am. Quads Check-in 7:30-8:00am. First Quads round starts at 8:15am. Awards: Generous awards in all sections. All kindergartners receive a trophy. Other sections will have trophies for Individuals, Teams, and Sportsmanship. Top girl in each section wins free entry to Medina Elementary’s Queen’s Quest tournament. Gift certificates for all Quads Players. Large assortment of food concessions on site. Out of state players welcome. Outdoor playground on site. Category: Family. Schools. Sports & Recreation. Audience: Kids. Families. Cost: Early Bird Entry Fee $20.00. Regular Entry Fee (Jan. 25th or later) $25.00. Entry deadline Jan. 30th @ 5:00pm. All participants must register in advance. There will be no on-site entries. Contact Name: Medina Elementary Chess Club. Contact Email: chessclub@medinapta.org. Saturday, January 31, 2015, 8:00 AM – 4:00 PM. Medina Elementary: 8001 NE 8th St. Medina, WA 98039. For more info visit nwchessreg.com.

Arab Artists & Arabic Art Exhibition

For students, come learn about the many facets of art from the Arab world at Bellevue College. January 20th to 31st (10am to 6pm) (Closed Sundays). Category: Arts & Entertainment. Audience: Kids. Teens. Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Families. Cost: Free. Contact Name: Kylee Mudrovich. Contact Email: kyleemudrovich@gmail.com. Contact Phone: 4252319133. Events Newsletter: Yes. Saturday, January 31, 2015, 10:00 AM – 6:00 PM. Bellevue College 3000 Landerholm Circle SE Bellevue, WA 98007.

Defeating Diabetes

Join Food for Life instructor Amanda Strombom in exploring how a diet right in vegetables, fruits, grains, and legumes can improve blood glucose, promote weight loss, lower cholesterol and reduce the risk of common chronic diseases. This program will empower people who have diabetes, or concerns about developing diabetes, along with their friends and family members, with practical cooking skills and tips that make meals healthy and delicious. Category: Classes & Lectures. Audience: Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Families. Cost: $25 per class, or $80 for 4-class series. Contact Name: Amanda Strombom. Contact Email: Amanda@vegofwa.org. Contact Phone: 206 706 2635. Saturday, January 31, 2015, 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM. East Shore Unitarian Church, 12700 SE 32nd St Bellevue, WA 98005. For more info visit www.vegofwa.org.

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, January 31, 2015, 10:00 AM – 6:00 PM. 440 5th Ave North Seattle, WA 98109. For more info visit www.gatesfoundation.org.

Let's talk soils, Certified Organic and Why it's Important

The most important thing in any garden is the soil. This workshop will give you all the information you need to get started making your soil organic. Organic soil is teeming with many microorganisms which help you to have a healthy garden. Category: Classes & Lectures. Audience: Teens. Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Cost: Free. Contact Name: Mary Osborne. Contact Email: rosborne60@aol.com. Contact Phone: 425-485-5942. Events Newsletter: Yes. Saturday, January 31, 2015, 10:30 AM – 12:00 PM. Master Gardener's Urban Demonstration Garden 15500 SE 16th St. Bellevue, WA 98007.

Storytime with author Lois Brandt

Come meet local author, Lois Brandt, as she talks about the importance of stories and reads from her picture book Maddi's Fridge. Named one of the Top Ten Indie Picture Books of 2014 by Foreword Reviews, Maddi's Fridge is a story about friendship, promises, and childhood hunger. Please bring a nonperishable food item to donate to Northwest Harvest. Category: Arts & Entertainment. Family. Audience: Kids. Cost: Free. Contact Name: Barnes and Noble. Contact Phone: 425-644-1650. Events Newsletter: Yes. Saturday, January 31, 2015, 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM. Crossroads Barnes and Noble 15600 NE 8th Street Bellevue, Wa 98008. For more info visit store-locator.barnesandnoble.com.

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, January 31, 2015, 6:00 PM. 13212 SE Eastgate Way Bellevue WA 98005. For more info visit www.seattlehumane.org.

Annie Jr.

Youth Theatre takes the New Year by storm with one of the world’s most beloved musicals! Annie Jr. performs through Sunday, February 8th; FRI/Sat Evenings at 7 pm and SAT/SUN Matinees at 2 pm. Please note: the performance time on Superbowl Sunday, February 1st, has been changed to 1 p.m. Description: Little orphan Annie will charm your heart as she searches for her long lost parents and a home far away from the cruel orphanage. With the help of her lovable mutt Sandy and billionaire Oliver Warbucks, the happiness Annie craves may be just around the corner or “another day away.” Annie Jr. is best for ages 5+. Category: Arts & Entertainment. Family. Theater. Audience: Kids. Dads. Moms. Families. Cost: $13-$15. Contact Name: Stephanie. Contact Email: registrar@youththeatre.org. Contact Phone: 206-232-4145. Events Newsletter: Yes. Saturday, January 31, 2015, 7:00 PM – 8:10 PM. Stroum Jewish Community Center 3801 East Mercer Way, Mercer Island, WA 98040. For more info visit youththeatre.org.

Bellevue HS Jazz Band Swing Dance

The 2nd Annual Bellevue High School Swing Dance will be held on Saturday January 31, from 7-10 pm in the BHS commons. This is a community event and all are invited. The evening will feature a dance lesson at 7pm followed by live music performed by The Bellevue High School and Chinook Middle School bands. Members of Bellevue High School’s choir will also perform. Admission is $10 for Adults, $5 for Students/Seniors or $20 for the whole family. Light refreshments will be served and proceeds will benefit the Chinook Middle School and Bellevue High School Band Programs. Please join us for an evening of fun listening/dancing to dance music from the 1930s and 40s. Category: Arts & Entertainment. Charitable. Family. Schools. Audience: Kids. Teens. Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Families. Cost: $10 for Adults, $5 for Students/Seniors or $20 for the whole family. Contact Phone: 425-456-7136. Events Newsletter: Yes. Saturday, January 31, 2015, 7:00 PM – 10:00 PM. Bellevue High School.

The Secretaries

Set in the ideal All-American small town of Big Bone Oregon, the secretarial pool at the local lumber mill thrives by following a few simple, generally agreed upon rules. Lunches will only contain a specified number of calories. Everyone works. And men are reluctantly tolerated. If one Lumberjack disappears each month, well maybe they shouldn’t fall into chain saws. Category: Arts & Entertainment. Theater. Audience: Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Cost: $25 online reserved, $22 Stu/Sen online reserved. Contact Name: Doug Staley. Contact Email: pr@schmeater.org. Contact Phone: 206-324-5801. Events Newsletter: Yes. Saturday, January 31, 2015, 8:00 PM – 10:15 PM. Theater Schmeater 2125 Third Ave Seattle, WA 98121.

Bartell Drugs supports American Heart Month during February

Bartell Drugs spotlights American Heart Month during February as the family-owned drugstore chain celebrates its 125th anniversary. With a $25 or more purchase between Feb.1 and Feb. 7 at any Bartell Drugs location, receive a voucher for a complimentary cholesterol screening (a $60 value). High cholesterol is one of the major controllable risk factors for coronary heart disease and locally-owned Bartell Drugs offers heart-healthy screenings at all 63 locations in King, Snohomish and Pierce counties. To redeem the voucher, make a screening appointment with a Bartell’s pharmacist or online at bartelldrugs.com. For full cholesterol panel test, fasting for at least 8 hours of no food or drink (other than water) is required. Join Bartell’s 125 celebration during February by making sure your heart is healthy…on us! Category: Charitable. Family. Organizations. Audience: Kids. Teens. Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Families. Sunday, February 1, 2015 – Saturday, February 7, 2015. All Bartell Drugs locations in King, Pierce and Snohomish Counties.

Exhibit The World Knew: Jan Karski’s Mission for Humanity

February 1 – March 15, 2015. Grand opening - February 1st, 2pm The exhibit presents the story of Jan Karski and the events that led to Holocaust survivor Elie Wiesel’s assertion that “Thanks to him, more than one generation continues to believe in humanity.” During World War II, as a courier of the Polish Underground State and emissary of the Polish government-in-exile, Jan Karski traveled undercover to the West to transmit secret material on life in occupied Poland. To bear witness, the Underground smuggled Karski inside the Nazis’ vast system of industrialized slaughter. He was one of the first people to inform the world about the German Nazi plan to exterminate the Jews. Karski did not manage to stop the Holocaust, but the history of his mission remains relevant to this day, as it proves that one can refuse to be indifferent when confronted with evil. The exhibition was created by the Polish History Museum in partnership with the Jan Karski Educational Foundation and the support from the Ministry of Fore… Category: Arts & Entertainment. Audience: Kids. Teens. Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Families. Cost: Free. Contact Name: Ewa Poraj-Kuczewski. Contact Email: ewaporaj@q.com. Contact Phone: 206.334.6656. Sunday, February 1, 2015. UW Campus Allen Library North Lobby.

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, February 1, 2015. 13212 SE Eastgate Way Bellevue, WA 98005.

Hindi Story Times

Family program, all ages welcome with adult. Stories, songs and fun! Category: Arts & Entertainment. Audience: Kids. Families. Contact Phone: 425.450.1765. Sunday, February 1, 2015, 12:15 AM. Bellevue Library 1111 110th Avenue NE, Bellevue, WA 98004.

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, February 1, 2015, 10:00 AM – 6:00 PM. 440 5th Ave North Seattle, WA 98109. For more info visit www.gatesfoundation.org.

Family Story Times

Sunday, February 1 and 8, 1pm Monday, February 9, 6pm Family program, all ages welcome with adult. Stories, songs and fun! Category: Arts & Entertainment. Audience: Kids. Families. Contact Phone: 425.450.1765. Sunday, February 1, 2015, 1:00 PM. Bellevue Library 1111 110th Avenue NE, Bellevue, WA 98004 425.450.1765.

Mandarin (Chinese) Story Times

Family program, all ages welcome with adult. Stories, songs and fun! Category: Arts & Entertainment. Audience: Kids. Families. Contact Phone: 425.450.1765. Sunday, February 1, 2015, 4:00 PM. Bellevue Library 1111 110th Avenue NE, Bellevue, WA 98004 425.450.1765.

Farsi (Persian) Story Times

Family program, all ages welcome with adult. Stories, songs and fun! Category: Arts & Entertainment. Audience: Kids. Families. Contact Phone: 425.450.1765. Sunday, February 1, 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, February 1, 2015, 6:00 PM. 13212 SE Eastgate Way Bellevue WA 98005. For more info visit www.seattlehumane.org.

Annie Jr.

Youth Theatre takes the New Year by storm with one of the world’s most beloved musicals! Annie Jr. performs through Sunday, February 8th; FRI/Sat Evenings at 7 pm and SAT/SUN Matinees at 2 pm. Please note: the performance time on Superbowl Sunday, February 1st, has been changed to 1 p.m. Description: Little orphan Annie will charm your heart as she searches for her long lost parents and a home far away from the cruel orphanage. With the help of her lovable mutt Sandy and billionaire Oliver Warbucks, the happiness Annie craves may be just around the corner or “another day away.” Annie Jr. is best for ages 5+. Category: Arts & Entertainment. Family. Theater. Audience: Kids. Dads. Moms. Families. Cost: $13-$15. Contact Name: Stephanie. Contact Email: registrar@youththeatre.org. Contact Phone: 206-232-4145. Events Newsletter: Yes. Sunday, February 1, 2015, 7:00 PM – 8:10 PM. Stroum Jewish Community Center 3801 East Mercer Way, Mercer Island, WA 98040. For more info visit youththeatre.org.

Exhibit The World Knew: Jan Karski’s Mission for Humanity

February 1 – March 15, 2015. Grand opening - February 1st, 2pm The exhibit presents the story of Jan Karski and the events that led to Holocaust survivor Elie Wiesel’s assertion that “Thanks to him, more than one generation continues to believe in humanity.” During World War II, as a courier of the Polish Underground State and emissary of the Polish government-in-exile, Jan Karski traveled undercover to the West to transmit secret material on life in occupied Poland. To bear witness, the Underground smuggled Karski inside the Nazis’ vast system of industrialized slaughter. He was one of the first people to inform the world about the German Nazi plan to exterminate the Jews. Karski did not manage to stop the Holocaust, but the history of his mission remains relevant to this day, as it proves that one can refuse to be indifferent when confronted with evil. The exhibition was created by the Polish History Museum in partnership with the Jan Karski Educational Foundation and the support from the Ministry of Fore… Category: Arts & Entertainment. Audience: Kids. Teens. Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Families. Cost: Free. Contact Name: Ewa Poraj-Kuczewski. Contact Email: ewaporaj@q.com. Contact Phone: 206.334.6656. Monday, February 2, 2015. UW Campus Allen Library North Lobby.

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, February 2, 2015. 13212 SE Eastgate Way Bellevue, WA 98005.

Ride On!

If you like to bike ride, join us on the first Monday of every month at 9:30am for a 10-12 mile bike ride through Kirkland! The ride will last approximately 1 hour, and begin in the parking lot of Lake Washington United Methodist Church. Everyone is welcome! Children are welcome with proper equipment. We are working on providing childcare, however, it currently isn't available. See you there! Category: Outdoor. Sports & Recreation. Audience: Kids. Teens. Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Families. Cost: Free. Contact Name: Chevonne Keesee. Contact Email: chevonne@lwumc.com. Contact Phone: 425.885.3311. Events Newsletter: Yes. Monday, February 2, 2015, 9:30 AM – 10:30 AM. Lake Washington United Methodist Church.

AARP Tax Help

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 tax return as well as any current tax documents. Category: Classes & Lectures. Contact Name: Newport Way Library. Contact Phone: 425-747-2390. Monday, February 2, 2015, 10:00 AM. Newport Way Library 14250 SE Newport Way Bellevue, 98006.

AARP Tax Help

Monday, February 2, 9 and 23, 10am 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 tax return, as well as any current tax documents. Category: Classes & Lectures. Audience: Dads. Moms. Seniors. Contact Phone: 425.747.2390. Monday, February 2, 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, February 2, 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

Monday, February 2, 9 and 23, 10:15am Ages 12 to 24 months with adult. Stories, songs and fun! Category: Arts & Entertainment. Audience: Kids. Families. Contact Phone: 425.255.0111. Monday, February 2, 2015, 10:15 AM. Newcastle Library 12901 Newcastle Way Newcastle, WA 98056 425.255.0111.

Toddler Story Times

Monday, February 2, 9 and 23, 11:30am Ages 2 to 3 with adult. Stories, songs and fun! Category: Arts & Entertainment. Audience: Kids. Families. Contact Phone: 425.255.0111. Monday, February 2, 2015, 11:30 AM. Newcastle Library 12901 Newcastle Way Newcastle, WA 98056 425.255.0111.

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, February 2, 2015, 6:00 PM. 13212 SE Eastgate Way Bellevue WA 98005. For more info visit www.seattlehumane.org.

Orchard Mason Bees

What is all the buzz about? Most of us know about the plight of bees, but do you know you can host a non-stinging, native bee in your own yard? Our orchard mason bee is a hardworking spring pollinator that is safe to have around kids and pets. Missy Anderson, King County Master Gardener and owner of Rent Mason Bees, will be here to teach all she knows about these pollinators: hosting, proper care in all seasons, and healthy propagating. Come join us for an evening of facts about these flying friends. Cost: Free! But your generous donation of $5 at the door is appreciated. RSVP online, by email at urbhort@uw.edu, or phone: 206-685-8033. Category: Classes & Lectures. Outdoor. Cost: Free. Contact Name: UW Botanic Gardens. Contact Email: urbhort@uw.edu. Contact Phone: 206-685-8033. Monday, February 2, 2015, 6:30 PM – 7:30 PM. 3501 NE 41st St, Seattle WA 98105. For more info visit depts.washington.edu.

Computer Class: One-on-One Assistance

Monday, February 2, 9 and 23, 7pm Do you need extra help on the computer? A KCLS volunteer instructor can give you one-on-one assistance. No appointment necessary, assistance provided on a drop-in basis. Category: Classes & Lectures. Audience: Dads. Moms. Seniors. Contact Phone: 425.255.0111. Monday, February 2, 2015, 7:00 PM. Newcastle Library 12901 Newcastle Way Newcastle, WA 98056 425.255.0111.

WWU Symphony Orchestra Concert

Come to the Western Washington University PAC for a cool February night warmed by the music of Debussy, Strauss, and Beethoven. On February 2nd at 8PM, WWU Music proudly presents the WWU Symphony Orchestra and Advanced Women’s Choir, conducted by Ryan Dudenbostel and with Professor Gustavo Camacho on horn. This event is free and open to the public. Category: Music. Audience: Kids. Teens. Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Families. Cost: Free. Contact Name: Heather Dalberg. Contact Email: Heather.Dalberg@wwu.edu. Contact Phone: 360-650-7640. Monday, February 2, 2015, 8:00 PM. WWU Performing Arts Center Concert Hall 516 High Street Bellingham, WA 98225.

Exhibit The World Knew: Jan Karski’s Mission for Humanity

February 1 – March 15, 2015. Grand opening - February 1st, 2pm The exhibit presents the story of Jan Karski and the events that led to Holocaust survivor Elie Wiesel’s assertion that “Thanks to him, more than one generation continues to believe in humanity.” During World War II, as a courier of the Polish Underground State and emissary of the Polish government-in-exile, Jan Karski traveled undercover to the West to transmit secret material on life in occupied Poland. To bear witness, the Underground smuggled Karski inside the Nazis’ vast system of industrialized slaughter. He was one of the first people to inform the world about the German Nazi plan to exterminate the Jews. Karski did not manage to stop the Holocaust, but the history of his mission remains relevant to this day, as it proves that one can refuse to be indifferent when confronted with evil. The exhibition was created by the Polish History Museum in partnership with the Jan Karski Educational Foundation and the support from the Ministry of Fore… Category: Arts & Entertainment. Audience: Kids. Teens. Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Families. Cost: Free. Contact Name: Ewa Poraj-Kuczewski. Contact Email: ewaporaj@q.com. Contact Phone: 206.334.6656. Tuesday, February 3, 2015. UW Campus Allen Library North Lobby.

Parklane Gallery in Kirkland Presents Featured Artists in February

Larey McDaniel presents "Local Color," an exhibition of photographic landscapes captured in and around the greater Kirkland area. Ann Gan presents "World of Ink and Color," an exhibition of Chinese paintings capturing scenes of nature, using ink and color. Category: Arts & Entertainment. Audience: Kids. Teens. Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Families. Cost: Free. Contact Email: info@parklanegallery.com. Contact Phone: 425-827-1462. Tuesday, February 3, 2015 – Sunday, March 1, 2015. Parklane Gallery 130 Park Lane Kirkland, WA 98033.

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, February 3, 2015. 13212 SE Eastgate Way Bellevue, WA 98005.

Infant and Young Toddler Story Times

Ages 3 to 23 months with adult. Stories, songs and fun! Category: Arts & Entertainment. Audience: Kids. Families. Contact Phone: 425.450.1765. Tuesday, February 3, 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, February 3, 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

Tuesday, February 3, 17 and 24, 10:30am Ages 12 to 24 months with adult. Stories, songs and fun! Category: Arts & Entertainment. Audience: Kids. Families. Contact Phone: 425.747.2390. Tuesday, February 3, 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. Contact Phone: 425.450.1765. Tuesday, February 3, 2015, 11:00 AM. Bellevue Library 1111 110th Avenue NE, Bellevue, WA 98004 425.450.1765.

Toddler Story Times

Tuesday, February 3, 17 and 24, 11:30am Age 2 to 3 with adult. Stories, songs and fun! Category: Arts & Entertainment. Audience: Kids. Families. Contact Phone: 425.747.2390. Tuesday, February 3, 2015, 11:30 AM. Newport Way Library 14250 SE Newport Way Bellevue, WA 98006 425.747.2390.

Young Toddler and Toddler Story Times

Ages 12 to 35 months with adult. Stories, songs and fun! Category: Arts & Entertainment. Audience: Kids. Families. Contact Phone: 425.450.1765. Tuesday, February 3, 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, February 3, 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, February 3, 2015, 6:30 PM – 8:30 PM. Lake Hills Clubhouse 15230 Lake Hills Blvd Bellevue, WA 98007. For more info visit www.bellevuewa.gov.

Bridging the Communication Gap Between Parents and Teens

All teen and adult family members welcome. Join the City's Parent-Teen Mediation program, for a fun interactive exploration of effective communication skills. Category: Arts & Entertainment. Audience: Teens. Dads. Moms. Contact Phone: 425.450.1765. Tuesday, February 3, 2015, 7:00 PM. Bellevue Library 1111 110th Avenue NE, Bellevue, WA 98004 425.450.1765.

Computer Class: One-on-One Assistance

Do you need extra help on the computer? Have a special project you are working on? Want to create an email account? A KCLS volunteer instructor can give you one-on-one assistance. No appointment necessary, assistance provided on a drop-in basis. Category: Classes & Lectures. Contact Name: Newport Way Library. Contact Phone: 425-747-2390. Tuesday, February 3, 2015, 7:00 PM. Newport Way Library 14250 SE Newport Way Bellevue, WA 98006.

Computer Class: One-on-One Assistance

Do you need extra help on the computer? Have a special project you are working on? Want to create an email account? A KCLS volunteer instructor can give you one-on-one assistance. No appointment necessary, assistance provided on a drop-in basis. Category: Arts & Entertainment. Audience: Dads. Moms. Seniors. Tuesday, February 3, 2015, 7:00 PM. Newport Way Library 14250 SE Newport Way Bellevue, WA 98006 425.747.2390.

Free Community Health Talk

Tuesday, February 3rd First Tuesday Talk 7 pm Diabetes & Heart Disease Connection By Barbara Mendrey M.D. and Joshua Goldenberg N.D. Valentine’s Day isn’t the only thing going on in February. It’s also American Heart Month. Are you aware of the close connection between diabetes and heart disease? Heart disease is actually one of the most common complications of diabetes. The question is –what can you do about it? Category: Classes & Lectures. Audience: Singles. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Cost: free to the public. Contact Name: Lori Kovalick. Contact Email: lkovalick@n1health.com. Contact Phone: 425-424-2100. Tuesday, February 3, 2015, 7:00 PM – 8:00 PM. 21 Acres Center 13701 Northeast 171st Street Woodinville, WA. For more info visit www.n1health.com.

Exhibit The World Knew: Jan Karski’s Mission for Humanity

February 1 – March 15, 2015. Grand opening - February 1st, 2pm The exhibit presents the story of Jan Karski and the events that led to Holocaust survivor Elie Wiesel’s assertion that “Thanks to him, more than one generation continues to believe in humanity.” During World War II, as a courier of the Polish Underground State and emissary of the Polish government-in-exile, Jan Karski traveled undercover to the West to transmit secret material on life in occupied Poland. To bear witness, the Underground smuggled Karski inside the Nazis’ vast system of industrialized slaughter. He was one of the first people to inform the world about the German Nazi plan to exterminate the Jews. Karski did not manage to stop the Holocaust, but the history of his mission remains relevant to this day, as it proves that one can refuse to be indifferent when confronted with evil. The exhibition was created by the Polish History Museum in partnership with the Jan Karski Educational Foundation and the support from the Ministry of Fore… Category: Arts & Entertainment. Audience: Kids. Teens. Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Families. Cost: Free. Contact Name: Ewa Poraj-Kuczewski. Contact Email: ewaporaj@q.com. Contact Phone: 206.334.6656. Wednesday, February 4, 2015. UW Campus Allen Library North Lobby.

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, February 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. Wednesday, February 4, 2015, 10:00 AM – 6:00 PM. 440 5th Ave North Seattle, WA 98109. For more info visit www.gatesfoundation.org.

Infant Story Times

Newborn to 12 months with adult. Stories, songs and fun! Social Time with shakers, blocks and bubbles takes place right after Story Time! Category: Arts & Entertainment. Audience: Kids. Families. Contact Phone: 425.255.0111. Wednesday, February 4, 2015, 10:15 AM. Newcastle Library 12901 Newcastle Way Newcastle, WA 98056 425.255.0111.

Preschool Story Times

Ages 3 to 5 with adult. Stories, songs and fun! Category: Arts & Entertainment. Audience: Kids. Families. Contact Phone: 425.747.2390. Wednesday, February 4, 2015, 10:30 AM. Newport Way Library 14250 SE Newport Way Bellevue, WA 98006 425.747.2390.

Preschool Story Times

Ages 3 to 5 with adult. Stories, songs and fun! Category: Arts & Entertainment. Audience: Families. Contact Phone: 425-255-0111. Wednesday, February 4, 2015, 11:30 AM. Newcastle Library 12901 Newcastle Way Newcastle, WA 98056 425.255.0111.

Brick Building Club

Family program, all ages welcome with adult. The library will provide the bricks, you provide the fun! Build, create and share! Category: Arts & Entertainment. Audience: Kids. Families. Contact Phone: 425.450.1765. Wednesday, February 4, 2015, 1:30 PM. Bellevue Library 1111 110th Avenue NE, Bellevue, WA 98004 425.450.1765.

Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction (MBSR) Classes

Eight week series of Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction (MBSR) classes, including one full-day retreat. Taught by Dr. Beverly Norfleet, PsyD, who has trained at the Center for Mindfulness at the University of Massachusetts Medical School. MBSR has proven effective in addressing chronic stress, chronic pain, stress related to life-threatening medical conditions, sleep disturbance, anxiety, depression, relationship difficulties, parenting, and general life dissatisfaction. Free orientation on 1/13, 6:30 pm - 8 pm and 1/14, Noon - 1:30 at Bellefield Office Park. Woodridge Building, 1715 -114th Avenue SE, Suite 240, Bellevue, WA 98004. Category: Classes & Lectures. Audience: Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Families. Contact Name: Dr. Beverly Norfleet, PsyD. Contact Email: drn@pathstomindfulness.com. Contact Phone: 425-455-7861. Wednesday, February 4, 2015, 5:00 PM – 7:00 PM. Bellefield Office Park Conference Center 1150 - 114th Avenue SE Bellevue, WA 98004. For more info visit www.pathstomindfulness.com.

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, February 4, 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, February 4, 2015, 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM. Bellevue Bahai Center. For more info visit www.eventbrite.com.

Exhibit The World Knew: Jan Karski’s Mission for Humanity

February 1 – March 15, 2015. Grand opening - February 1st, 2pm The exhibit presents the story of Jan Karski and the events that led to Holocaust survivor Elie Wiesel’s assertion that “Thanks to him, more than one generation continues to believe in humanity.” During World War II, as a courier of the Polish Underground State and emissary of the Polish government-in-exile, Jan Karski traveled undercover to the West to transmit secret material on life in occupied Poland. To bear witness, the Underground smuggled Karski inside the Nazis’ vast system of industrialized slaughter. He was one of the first people to inform the world about the German Nazi plan to exterminate the Jews. Karski did not manage to stop the Holocaust, but the history of his mission remains relevant to this day, as it proves that one can refuse to be indifferent when confronted with evil. The exhibition was created by the Polish History Museum in partnership with the Jan Karski Educational Foundation and the support from the Ministry of Fore… Category: Arts & Entertainment. Audience: Kids. Teens. Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Families. Cost: Free. Contact Name: Ewa Poraj-Kuczewski. Contact Email: ewaporaj@q.com. Contact Phone: 206.334.6656. Thursday, February 5, 2015. UW Campus Allen Library North Lobby.

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, February 5, 2015. 13212 SE Eastgate Way Bellevue, WA 98005.

The Long and Short of Wood Roof Systems

The Wood Products Council’s WoodWorks program is hosting a seminar in Seattle, Wash. that will provide an overview of the many framing systems commonly used in buildings in the United States for a variety of span lengths. The presentation will review the possible wood structural framing systems including rafters, metal plated wood trusses, engineered wood products and hybrid roof systems. Also covered will be how these components can be combined to create efficient and versatile roof framing systems. All of these concepts will be reinforced through the presentation of real example projects with details on the framing system used to achieve the project goals. Education Credits: Attendees can earn 2.0 AIA/CES LUs (HSW) or PDH credits This seminar is intended for engineers, architects, builders and others with an interest in the design and construction of non-residential and multi-family wood buildings. To learn about WoodWorks and for information about additional education opportunities, free project s… Category: Classes & Lectures. Cost: $20 per attendee, includes lunch! Limited seating. Contact Name: Anita Lara. Contact Email: anita.lara@woodworks.org. Contact Phone: 214-516-5104. Thursday, February 5, 2015, 9:00 AM – 12:45 PM. Morton’s Steakhouse – Seattle 1511 6th Avenue Seattle, WA 98101. For more info visit woodworks.org.

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, February 5, 2015, 10:00 AM – 6:00 PM. 440 5th Ave North Seattle, WA 98109. For more info visit www.gatesfoundation.org.

Genealogy Workshop: Online Research Using Ancestry

This hands-on workshop will assist your online genealogy research using Ancestry Library Edition as well as MyHeritage Library and other online resources. The workshop will provide an overview plus searching strategies and tips on saving and using search results. Bring information on your own ancestors so you can begin your search and bring a flash drive to save your results. Beginners welcome! Category: Arts & Entertainment. Audience: College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Families. Contact Phone: 425.450.1765. Thursday, February 5, 2015, 10:30 AM. Bellevue Library 1111 110th Avenue NE, Bellevue, WA 98004 425.450.1765.

Japanese Story Times

Thursday, February 5, 12 and 26, 10:30am Family program, all ages welcome with adult. Stories, songs and fun! Category: Arts & Entertainment. Audience: Kids. Families. Contact Phone: 425.747.2390. Thursday, February 5, 2015, 10:30 AM. Newport Way Library 14250 SE Newport Way Bellevue, WA 98006 425.747.2390.

The Great Seattle RV Show

The Great Seattle RV Show (Feb. 5- Feb. 8, 2015) to Offer Largest Display of RVs Plus Exhibits, Educational Seminars and Kid Activities/Entertainment Calling all camping/outdoor enthusiasts! Here is your chance to view Northwest’s largest display of RVs from Washington’s top RV dealers including the latest gadgets and gear. Also, for the first time ever, attendees will have a chance to win free RV fuel for one full year just for attending. This year’s show offers a safe and fun place for families, retirees and outdoor lovers to find great deals on RVs and learn more about the RV lifestyle through seminars, activities and demos. In addition to more than 15 RV dealers, 50 exhibitors will be on display at the show. Online ticket buyers will receive a one-day free parking pass and free childcare will be offered during the weekend. For children 10 and under, the childcare center will offer fun activities including games, toys, coloring and movies. Additional kid activities include a mobile video gaming theater… Category: Arts & Entertainment. Family. Outdoor. Sports & Recreation. Audience: Kids. Teens. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Families. Cost: Adults: $12 (free parking included for online orders only); Seniors (62 or older): $10; Children (17 or younger): Free (with paid adult). Contact Name: Vanessa Showalter. Contact Email: vshowalter@cox.net. Contact Phone: 949-748-0542. Events Newsletter: Yes. Thursday, February 5, 2015, 11:00 AM – 8:00 PM. CenturyLink Field Event Center 800 Occidental Avenue South Seattle, WA 98134. For more info visit seattlervshow.com.

Cirque du Soleil Kurios: Cabinet of Curiosities

After the remarkable success of AMALUNA in 2013, Cirque du Soleil returns to Seattle with its newest touring show, Kurios – Cabinet of Curiosities, premiering under the iconic blue-and-yellow Big Top beginning Thursday, January 29, 2015. Written and directed by Michel Laprise, Kurios – Cabinet of Curiosities is a tale in which time comes to a complete stop, transporting the audience inside a fantasy world where everything is possible. In this realm set in the latter half of the nineteenth century, reality is quite relative indeed as our perception of it is utterly transformed. The name of the show refers to the humble and strange characters that inhabit the Seeker’s Cabinet of Curiosities. To purchase tickets, please visit cirquedusoleil.com/kurios or call 1-800-450-1480. Category: Arts & Entertainment. Audience: Kids. Teens. Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Families. Events Newsletter: Yes. Thursday, February 5, 2015, 6:00 PM. Marymoor Park, 6046 West Lake Sammamish Pkwy NE, Redmond WA 98052. For more info visit www.cirquedusoleil.com.

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, February 5, 2015, 6:00 PM. 13212 SE Eastgate Way Bellevue WA 98005. For more info visit www.seattlehumane.org.

Meditation Class

Weekly meditation class with western Buddhist monk, Gen Kelsang Khedrub. The topic for February classes is improving our mind of loving kindness and distinguishing love from attachment. Each class is self-contained; join at any time. Category: Arts & Entertainment. Charitable. Classes & Lectures. Faith. Audience: Teens. Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Families. Cost: $10 donation. Contact Name: Kadampa Meditation Center Washington. Contact Email: info@meditateinseattle.org. Contact Phone: 2055269565. Thursday, February 5, 2015, 7:00 PM – 8:30 PM. Dreamclinic 15436 Bel-Red Road Redmond WA 98052. For more info visit www.meditateinseattle.org.

The Secretaries

Set in the ideal All-American small town of Big Bone Oregon, the secretarial pool at the local lumber mill thrives by following a few simple, generally agreed upon rules. Lunches will only contain a specified number of calories. Everyone works. And men are reluctantly tolerated. If one Lumberjack disappears each month, well maybe they shouldn’t fall into chain saws. Category: Arts & Entertainment. Theater. Audience: Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Cost: $25 online reserved, $22 Stu/Sen online reserved. Contact Name: Doug Staley. Contact Email: pr@schmeater.org. Contact Phone: 206-324-5801. Events Newsletter: Yes. Thursday, February 5, 2015, 8:00 PM – 10:15 PM. Theater Schmeater 2125 Third Ave Seattle, WA 98121.

Exhibit The World Knew: Jan Karski’s Mission for Humanity

February 1 – March 15, 2015. Grand opening - February 1st, 2pm The exhibit presents the story of Jan Karski and the events that led to Holocaust survivor Elie Wiesel’s assertion that “Thanks to him, more than one generation continues to believe in humanity.” During World War II, as a courier of the Polish Underground State and emissary of the Polish government-in-exile, Jan Karski traveled undercover to the West to transmit secret material on life in occupied Poland. To bear witness, the Underground smuggled Karski inside the Nazis’ vast system of industrialized slaughter. He was one of the first people to inform the world about the German Nazi plan to exterminate the Jews. Karski did not manage to stop the Holocaust, but the history of his mission remains relevant to this day, as it proves that one can refuse to be indifferent when confronted with evil. The exhibition was created by the Polish History Museum in partnership with the Jan Karski Educational Foundation and the support from the Ministry of Fore… Category: Arts & Entertainment. Audience: Kids. Teens. Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Families. Cost: Free. Contact Name: Ewa Poraj-Kuczewski. Contact Email: ewaporaj@q.com. Contact Phone: 206.334.6656. Friday, February 6, 2015. UW Campus Allen Library North Lobby.

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, February 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. Friday, February 6, 2015, 10:00 AM – 6:00 PM. 440 5th Ave North Seattle, WA 98109. For more info visit www.gatesfoundation.org.

Chinese Play & Learn

Family program, all ages welcome with adult. Stories, songs and rhymes in the Chinese language. Category: Arts & Entertainment. Audience: Kids. Families. Contact Phone: 425.747.2390. Friday, February 6, 2015, 10:30 AM. Newport Way Library 14250 SE Newport Way Bellevue, WA 98006 425.747.2390.

Going Batty (Storytime)

What does it mean to go batty?! Come find out what bats do! 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 # 90866. Category: Classes & Lectures. Family. Outdoor. Audience: Kids. Cost: $2 Bellevue Resident, $3 non-resident. Contact Name: Cynthia Harbison. Contact Email: lcvc@bellevuewa.gov. Contact Phone: 425-452-4195. Friday, February 6, 2015, 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM. Lewis Creek Park Visitor Center, 5808 Lakemont Blvd SE.

The Great Seattle RV Show

The Great Seattle RV Show (Feb. 5- Feb. 8, 2015) to Offer Largest Display of RVs Plus Exhibits, Educational Seminars and Kid Activities/Entertainment Calling all camping/outdoor enthusiasts! Here is your chance to view Northwest’s largest display of RVs from Washington’s top RV dealers including the latest gadgets and gear. Also, for the first time ever, attendees will have a chance to win free RV fuel for one full year just for attending. This year’s show offers a safe and fun place for families, retirees and outdoor lovers to find great deals on RVs and learn more about the RV lifestyle through seminars, activities and demos. In addition to more than 15 RV dealers, 50 exhibitors will be on display at the show. Online ticket buyers will receive a one-day free parking pass and free childcare will be offered during the weekend. For children 10 and under, the childcare center will offer fun activities including games, toys, coloring and movies. Additional kid activities include a mobile video gaming theater… Category: Arts & Entertainment. Family. Outdoor. Sports & Recreation. Audience: Kids. Teens. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Families. Cost: Adults: $12 (free parking included for online orders only); Seniors (62 or older): $10; Children (17 or younger): Free (with paid adult). Contact Name: Vanessa Showalter. Contact Email: vshowalter@cox.net. Contact Phone: 949-748-0542. Events Newsletter: Yes. Friday, February 6, 2015, 11:00 AM – 8:00 PM. CenturyLink Field Event Center 800 Occidental Avenue South Seattle, WA 98134. For more info visit seattlervshow.com.

Going Batty (Storytime)

What does it mean to go batty?! Come find out what bats do! 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 # 90867. Category: Classes & Lectures. Family. Outdoor. Audience: Kids. Cost: $2 Bellevue Resident, $3 non-resident. Contact Name: Cynthia Harbison. Contact Email: lcvc@bellevuewa.gov. Contact Phone: 425-452-4195. Friday, February 6, 2015, 1:30 PM – 2:30 PM. Lewis Creek Park Visitor Center, 5808 Lakemont Blvd SE.

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, February 6, 2015, 6:00 PM. 13212 SE Eastgate Way Bellevue WA 98005. For more info visit www.seattlehumane.org.

Annie Jr.

Youth Theatre takes the New Year by storm with one of the world’s most beloved musicals! Annie Jr. performs through Sunday, February 8th; FRI/Sat Evenings at 7 pm and SAT/SUN Matinees at 2 pm. Please note: the performance time on Superbowl Sunday, February 1st, has been changed to 1 p.m. Description: Little orphan Annie will charm your heart as she searches for her long lost parents and a home far away from the cruel orphanage. With the help of her lovable mutt Sandy and billionaire Oliver Warbucks, the happiness Annie craves may be just around the corner or “another day away.” Annie Jr. is best for ages 5+. Category: Arts & Entertainment. Family. Theater. Audience: Kids. Dads. Moms. Families. Cost: $13-$15. Contact Name: Stephanie. Contact Email: registrar@youththeatre.org. Contact Phone: 206-232-4145. Events Newsletter: Yes. Friday, February 6, 2015, 7:00 PM – 8:10 PM. Stroum Jewish Community Center 3801 East Mercer Way, Mercer Island, WA 98040. For more info visit youththeatre.org.

Science Happy Hour: Viva Italia

Pacific Science Center is proud to host the last U.S. showing of POMPEII: The Exhibition, on display February 7-May 25, 2015. At Science Happy Hour: Viva Italia, receive exclusive early access to this spectacular exhibition on Friday, February 6 from 7-10 p.m. Nibble on Italian cuisine from one of our exclusive caterers including Classic Catering, Foodz Catering, Catering by McCormick and Schmicks and City Catering. Sample delicious gelato provided by Gelatiamo and snack on strawberry cannolis provided by 11 Olives. Enjoy games erupting with fun including an indoor bocce ball court and the crowd favorite, giant Jenga. Sip on craft beer, wine and a themed signature cocktail, then experience a world forever frozen in time in POMPEII: The Exhibition. Plus, your first drink, appetizers and exhibit access is included with the price of your ticket! Category: Arts & Entertainment. Food & Drink. Audience: Singles. College Students. Cost: $25-$35. Contact Phone: 206-443-2001. Events Newsletter: Yes. Friday, February 6, 2015, 7:00 PM – 10:00 PM. Pacific Science Center. For more info visit www.pacificsciencecenter.org.

The Secretaries

Set in the ideal All-American small town of Big Bone Oregon, the secretarial pool at the local lumber mill thrives by following a few simple, generally agreed upon rules. Lunches will only contain a specified number of calories. Everyone works. And men are reluctantly tolerated. If one Lumberjack disappears each month, well maybe they shouldn’t fall into chain saws. Category: Arts & Entertainment. Theater. Audience: Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Cost: $25 online reserved, $22 Stu/Sen online reserved. Contact Name: Doug Staley. Contact Email: pr@schmeater.org. Contact Phone: 206-324-5801. Events Newsletter: Yes. Friday, February 6, 2015, 8:00 PM – 10:15 PM. Theater Schmeater 2125 Third Ave Seattle, WA 98121.

20th Annual Popsicle Stick Bridge Competition

What: A fun opportunity for students to get involved with a real world application of math and science. This contest challenges teams of students to demonstrate their ingenuity by building a strong, light, and aesthetically pleasing bridge using only Popsicle sticks and white glue. On contest day, we will load up the bridges and see if any are left standing! Who: All Western Washington high schools are encouraged to participate. Each school is allowed to send up to three teams with a maximum of 4 students per team to this year’s contest. Teachers are encouraged to use this as an activity for class or as an after‐school activity. Where: The competition will take place in conjunction with the start of National Engineers Week on February 7th, 2015 (Saturday) at the Museum of Flight in Seattle, WA. How: Submit the online form located at: www.seattleasce.org/ymf/popsiclebridge.html Once we have received your information, we will contact you to verify mailing addresses to send popsicle sticks to and to… Category: Fairs & Festivals. Family. Schools. Sports & Recreation. Audience: Teens. Families. Cost: Free. Contact Name: Jacilyn Hayden. Contact Email: jacihayden@gmail.com. Contact Phone: 9713443167. Saturday, February 7, 2015. Museum of Flight 9404 East Marginal Way South, Seattle, WA 98108.

Exhibit The World Knew: Jan Karski’s Mission for Humanity

February 1 – March 15, 2015. Grand opening - February 1st, 2pm The exhibit presents the story of Jan Karski and the events that led to Holocaust survivor Elie Wiesel’s assertion that “Thanks to him, more than one generation continues to believe in humanity.” During World War II, as a courier of the Polish Underground State and emissary of the Polish government-in-exile, Jan Karski traveled undercover to the West to transmit secret material on life in occupied Poland. To bear witness, the Underground smuggled Karski inside the Nazis’ vast system of industrialized slaughter. He was one of the first people to inform the world about the German Nazi plan to exterminate the Jews. Karski did not manage to stop the Holocaust, but the history of his mission remains relevant to this day, as it proves that one can refuse to be indifferent when confronted with evil. The exhibition was created by the Polish History Museum in partnership with the Jan Karski Educational Foundation and the support from the Ministry of Fore… Category: Arts & Entertainment. Audience: Kids. Teens. Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Families. Cost: Free. Contact Name: Ewa Poraj-Kuczewski. Contact Email: ewaporaj@q.com. Contact Phone: 206.334.6656. Saturday, February 7, 2015. UW Campus Allen Library North Lobby.

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, February 7, 2015. 13212 SE Eastgate Way Bellevue, WA 98005.

Defeating Diabetes

Join Food for Life instructor Amanda Strombom in exploring how a diet right in vegetables, fruits, grains, and legumes can improve blood glucose, promote weight loss, lower cholesterol and reduce the risk of common chronic diseases. This program will empower people who have diabetes, or concerns about developing diabetes, along with their friends and family members, with practical cooking skills and tips that make meals healthy and delicious. Category: Classes & Lectures. Audience: Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Families. Cost: $25 per class, or $80 for 4-class series. Contact Name: Amanda Strombom. Contact Email: Amanda@vegofwa.org. Contact Phone: 206 706 2635. Saturday, February 7, 2015, 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM. East Shore Unitarian Church, 12700 SE 32nd St Bellevue, WA 98005. For more info visit www.vegofwa.org.

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, February 7, 2015, 10:00 AM – 6:00 PM. 440 5th Ave North Seattle, WA 98109. For more info visit www.gatesfoundation.org.

The Great Seattle RV Show

The Great Seattle RV Show (Feb. 5- Feb. 8, 2015) to Offer Largest Display of RVs Plus Exhibits, Educational Seminars and Kid Activities/Entertainment Calling all camping/outdoor enthusiasts! Here is your chance to view Northwest’s largest display of RVs from Washington’s top RV dealers including the latest gadgets and gear. Also, for the first time ever, attendees will have a chance to win free RV fuel for one full year just for attending. This year’s show offers a safe and fun place for families, retirees and outdoor lovers to find great deals on RVs and learn more about the RV lifestyle through seminars, activities and demos. In addition to more than 15 RV dealers, 50 exhibitors will be on display at the show. Online ticket buyers will receive a one-day free parking pass and free childcare will be offered during the weekend. For children 10 and under, the childcare center will offer fun activities including games, toys, coloring and movies. Additional kid activities include a mobile video gaming theater… Category: Arts & Entertainment. Family. Outdoor. Sports & Recreation. Audience: Kids. Teens. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Families. Cost: Adults: $12 (free parking included for online orders only); Seniors (62 or older): $10; Children (17 or younger): Free (with paid adult). Contact Name: Vanessa Showalter. Contact Email: vshowalter@cox.net. Contact Phone: 949-748-0542. Events Newsletter: Yes. Saturday, February 7, 2015, 11:00 AM – 8:00 PM. CenturyLink Field Event Center 800 Occidental Avenue South Seattle, WA 98134. For more info visit seattlervshow.com.

Chinese Symbol Ornaments Art Workshop

Presented by ArtMaranth School of Art. Ages 8 and older. Create a 3D Chinese ornament using paper cutting techniques and learn about the symbols of Chinese calligraphy. Please register. Category: Arts & Entertainment. Audience: Kids. Families. Contact Phone: 425.747.2390. Saturday, February 7, 2015, 1:00 PM. Newport Way Library 14250 SE Newport Way Bellevue, WA 98006 425.747.2390.

Chinese Symbol Ornaments Art Workshop

Presented by ArtMaranth School of Art. Ages 8 and older. Create a 3D Chinese ornament using paper cutting techniques and learn about the symbols of Chinese calligraphy. Please register. http://evanced.kcls.org/evanced/lib_testnohead/eventsignup.asp?ID=296226&rts=&disptype=&ret=eventcalendar.asp&pointer=&returnToSearch=&num=0&ad=&dt=mo&mo=2/1/2015&df=calendar&EventType=ALL&Lib=28&AgeGroup=ALL&LangType=0&WindowMode=&noheader=&lad=&pub=1&nopub=&page=&pgdisp=. Category: Classes & Lectures. Audience: Kids. Contact Name: Newport Way Library. Contact Phone: 425-747-2390. Saturday, February 7, 2015, 1:00 PM. Newport Way Library 14250 SE Newport Way Bellevue, WA 98006.

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, February 7, 2015, 6:00 PM. 13212 SE Eastgate Way Bellevue WA 98005. For more info visit www.seattlehumane.org.

Dessert Knight

An evening of entertainment performed by the Newport High School chorale. Delicious desserts will be served following the event. Come support the Newport Choir in this annual fundraiser. Category: Arts & Entertainment. Family. Music. Schools. Audience: Kids. Teens. Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Families. Cost: $15 adult, $10 student. Contact Name: Maggie Rader. Contact Email: radermag@comcast.net. Contact Phone: 425-246-2484. Saturday, February 7, 2015, 6:30 PM – 8:00 PM. Newport High School Performance Arts Center. For more info visit sites.google.com.

Annie Jr.

Youth Theatre takes the New Year by storm with one of the world’s most beloved musicals! Annie Jr. performs through Sunday, February 8th; FRI/Sat Evenings at 7 pm and SAT/SUN Matinees at 2 pm. Please note: the performance time on Superbowl Sunday, February 1st, has been changed to 1 p.m. Description: Little orphan Annie will charm your heart as she searches for her long lost parents and a home far away from the cruel orphanage. With the help of her lovable mutt Sandy and billionaire Oliver Warbucks, the happiness Annie craves may be just around the corner or “another day away.” Annie Jr. is best for ages 5+. Category: Arts & Entertainment. Family. Theater. Audience: Kids. Dads. Moms. Families. Cost: $13-$15. Contact Name: Stephanie. Contact Email: registrar@youththeatre.org. Contact Phone: 206-232-4145. Events Newsletter: Yes. Saturday, February 7, 2015, 7:00 PM – 8:10 PM. Stroum Jewish Community Center 3801 East Mercer Way, Mercer Island, WA 98040. For more info visit youththeatre.org.

The Secretaries

Set in the ideal All-American small town of Big Bone Oregon, the secretarial pool at the local lumber mill thrives by following a few simple, generally agreed upon rules. Lunches will only contain a specified number of calories. Everyone works. And men are reluctantly tolerated. If one Lumberjack disappears each month, well maybe they shouldn’t fall into chain saws. Category: Arts & Entertainment. Theater. Audience: Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Cost: $25 online reserved, $22 Stu/Sen online reserved. Contact Name: Doug Staley. Contact Email: pr@schmeater.org. Contact Phone: 206-324-5801. Events Newsletter: Yes. Saturday, February 7, 2015, 8:00 PM – 10:15 PM. Theater Schmeater 2125 Third Ave Seattle, WA 98121.

Exhibit The World Knew: Jan Karski’s Mission for Humanity

February 1 – March 15, 2015. Grand opening - February 1st, 2pm The exhibit presents the story of Jan Karski and the events that led to Holocaust survivor Elie Wiesel’s assertion that “Thanks to him, more than one generation continues to believe in humanity.” During World War II, as a courier of the Polish Underground State and emissary of the Polish government-in-exile, Jan Karski traveled undercover to the West to transmit secret material on life in occupied Poland. To bear witness, the Underground smuggled Karski inside the Nazis’ vast system of industrialized slaughter. He was one of the first people to inform the world about the German Nazi plan to exterminate the Jews. Karski did not manage to stop the Holocaust, but the history of his mission remains relevant to this day, as it proves that one can refuse to be indifferent when confronted with evil. The exhibition was created by the Polish History Museum in partnership with the Jan Karski Educational Foundation and the support from the Ministry of Fore… Category: Arts & Entertainment. Audience: Kids. Teens. Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Families. Cost: Free. Contact Name: Ewa Poraj-Kuczewski. Contact Email: ewaporaj@q.com. Contact Phone: 206.334.6656. Sunday, February 8, 2015. UW Campus Allen Library North Lobby.

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, February 8, 2015. 13212 SE Eastgate Way Bellevue, WA 98005.

Hindi Story Times

Family program, all ages welcome with adult. Stories, songs and fun! Category: Arts & Entertainment. Audience: Kids. Families. Contact Phone: 425.450.1765. Sunday, February 8, 2015, 12:15 AM. Bellevue Library 1111 110th Avenue NE, Bellevue, WA 98004.

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, February 8, 2015, 10:00 AM – 6:00 PM. 440 5th Ave North Seattle, WA 98109. For more info visit www.gatesfoundation.org.

Indian Wedding Expo

Learn about the latest Indian wedding trends. We are partnering with Nalini's Flowers and Masala of India Cuisine to bring you the ultimate Indian wedding experience. Category: Wedding. Audience: Singles. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Families. Cost: Complimentary Admission and Parking. Contact Name: Ariel Paull. Contact Email: ariel.paull@hilton.com. Contact Phone: 206-433-1888. Sunday, February 8, 2015, 11:00 AM – 2:00 PM. Hilton Seattle Airport and Conference Center.

Preschool Story Times

Ages 3 and older with adult. Stories, songs and fun! Category: Arts & Entertainment. Audience: Kids. Families. Contact Phone: 425.450.1765. Sunday, February 8, 2015, 11:00 AM. Bellevue Library 1111 110th Avenue NE, Bellevue, WA 98004 425.450.1765.

The Great Seattle RV Show

The Great Seattle RV Show (Feb. 5- Feb. 8, 2015) to Offer Largest Display of RVs Plus Exhibits, Educational Seminars and Kid Activities/Entertainment Calling all camping/outdoor enthusiasts! Here is your chance to view Northwest’s largest display of RVs from Washington’s top RV dealers including the latest gadgets and gear. Also, for the first time ever, attendees will have a chance to win free RV fuel for one full year just for attending. This year’s show offers a safe and fun place for families, retirees and outdoor lovers to find great deals on RVs and learn more about the RV lifestyle through seminars, activities and demos. In addition to more than 15 RV dealers, 50 exhibitors will be on display at the show. Online ticket buyers will receive a one-day free parking pass and free childcare will be offered during the weekend. For children 10 and under, the childcare center will offer fun activities including games, toys, coloring and movies. Additional kid activities include a mobile video gaming theater… Category: Arts & Entertainment. Family. Outdoor. Sports & Recreation. Audience: Kids. Teens. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Families. Cost: Adults: $12 (free parking included for online orders only); Seniors (62 or older): $10; Children (17 or younger): Free (with paid adult). Contact Name: Vanessa Showalter. Contact Email: vshowalter@cox.net. Contact Phone: 949-748-0542. Events Newsletter: Yes. Sunday, February 8, 2015, 11:00 AM – 8:00 PM. CenturyLink Field Event Center 800 Occidental Avenue South Seattle, WA 98134. For more info visit seattlervshow.com.

Family Story Times

Sunday, February 1 and 8, 1pm Monday, February 9, 6pm Family program, all ages welcome with adult. Stories, songs and fun! Category: Arts & Entertainment. Audience: Kids. Families. Contact Phone: 425.450.1765. Sunday, February 8, 2015, 1:00 PM. Bellevue Library 1111 110th Avenue NE, Bellevue, WA 98004 425.450.1765.

The First Sculptor of Seattle-The Life and Art of James A. Wehn

Author and art historian Fred Poyner IV discusses his recent biography about the life and art of Seattle sculptor James A. Wehn. Often called "The First Sculptor of Seattle," Wehn is recognized for creating over 200 public sculptures, memorials, plaques and statues, including the Chief Seattle fountain statue in 1912, and the east portal of the Mount Baker tunnel relief panels. After the author's presentation books will be available for purchase and signing. Category: Arts & Entertainment. Audience: Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Contact Phone: 425.450.1765. Events Newsletter: Yes. Sunday, February 8, 2015, 1:00 PM. Bellevue Library 1111 110th Avenue NE, Bellevue, WA 98004 425.450.1765.

Joseph: A Modern Oratorio

Local composer Alicia Lewis is reaching across time. Presented in February as part of the Soli Deo Gloria concert series located at First Presbyterian Church of Bellevue, her new oratorio Joseph is a powerful new retelling of an unforgettable adventure. She writes: The Old Testament story of Joseph is deeply moving; it’s about one young man’s response to abuse, betrayal, culture shock, prejudice, exploitation, and ostracism. It’s about keeping your bearings in a constantly changing world and finding hope in the middle of impossible circumstances. There are so many parallels in Joseph’s journey to the trajectories of our lives today - I had no idea that a story more than three thousand years old could be this relevant and this contemporary. Joseph, as sung by nationally acclaimed tenor Ross Hauck, is presented Sunday, February 8 at 2:00pm in the sanctuary of Bellevue Presbyterian Church. General seating; freewill offering at the door. Category: Arts & Entertainment. Music. Audience: Teens. Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Cost: freewill offering. Contact Name: Karen Nelson. Contact Email: knelson@belpres.org. Contact Phone: 425-454-3082. Events Newsletter: Yes. Sunday, February 8, 2015, 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM. Bellevue Presbyterian Church 1717 Bellevue Way NE, Bellevue, WA 98004.

Ranger Program: Creatures of the Night

At night when people go to sleep, the forest comes to life! Many nocturnal creatures make their home in the northwest and have amazing adaptations that allow them to succeed in a world with no light. Whether it’s a group of bats, a silent owl, or even a sneaky raccoon, the world of darkness is a fascinating place! 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, February 8, 2015, 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM. Mercer Slough Environmental Education Center.

Mandarin (Chinese) Story Times

Family program, all ages welcome with adult. Stories, songs and fun! Category: Arts & Entertainment. Audience: Kids. Families. Contact Phone: 425.450.1765. Sunday, February 8, 2015, 4:00 PM. Bellevue Library 1111 110th Avenue NE, Bellevue, WA 98004 425.450.1765.

Farsi (Persian) Story Times

Family program, all ages welcome with adult. Stories, songs and fun! Category: Arts & Entertainment. Audience: Kids. Families. Contact Phone: 425.450.1765. Sunday, February 8, 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, February 8, 2015, 6:00 PM. 13212 SE Eastgate Way Bellevue WA 98005. For more info visit www.seattlehumane.org.

Annie Jr.

Youth Theatre takes the New Year by storm with one of the world’s most beloved musicals! Annie Jr. performs through Sunday, February 8th; FRI/Sat Evenings at 7 pm and SAT/SUN Matinees at 2 pm. Please note: the performance time on Superbowl Sunday, February 1st, has been changed to 1 p.m. Description: Little orphan Annie will charm your heart as she searches for her long lost parents and a home far away from the cruel orphanage. With the help of her lovable mutt Sandy and billionaire Oliver Warbucks, the happiness Annie craves may be just around the corner or “another day away.” Annie Jr. is best for ages 5+. Category: Arts & Entertainment. Family. Theater. Audience: Kids. Dads. Moms. Families. Cost: $13-$15. Contact Name: Stephanie. Contact Email: registrar@youththeatre.org. Contact Phone: 206-232-4145. Events Newsletter: Yes. Sunday, February 8, 2015, 7:00 PM – 8:10 PM. Stroum Jewish Community Center 3801 East Mercer Way, Mercer Island, WA 98040. For more info visit youththeatre.org.

Exhibit The World Knew: Jan Karski’s Mission for Humanity

February 1 – March 15, 2015. Grand opening - February 1st, 2pm The exhibit presents the story of Jan Karski and the events that led to Holocaust survivor Elie Wiesel’s assertion that “Thanks to him, more than one generation continues to believe in humanity.” During World War II, as a courier of the Polish Underground State and emissary of the Polish government-in-exile, Jan Karski traveled undercover to the West to transmit secret material on life in occupied Poland. To bear witness, the Underground smuggled Karski inside the Nazis’ vast system of industrialized slaughter. He was one of the first people to inform the world about the German Nazi plan to exterminate the Jews. Karski did not manage to stop the Holocaust, but the history of his mission remains relevant to this day, as it proves that one can refuse to be indifferent when confronted with evil. The exhibition was created by the Polish History Museum in partnership with the Jan Karski Educational Foundation and the support from the Ministry of Fore… Category: Arts & Entertainment. Audience: Kids. Teens. Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Families. Cost: Free. Contact Name: Ewa Poraj-Kuczewski. Contact Email: ewaporaj@q.com. Contact Phone: 206.334.6656. Monday, February 9, 2015. UW Campus Allen Library North Lobby.

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, February 9, 2015. 13212 SE Eastgate Way Bellevue, WA 98005.

AARP Tax Help

Monday, February 2, 9 and 23, 10am 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 tax return, as well as any current tax documents. Category: Classes & Lectures. Audience: Dads. Moms. Seniors. Contact Phone: 425.747.2390. Monday, February 9, 2015, 10:00 AM. Newport Way Library 14250 SE Newport Way Bellevue, WA 98006 425.747.2390.

AARP Tax Help

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 tax return, as well as any current tax documents. Category: Classes & Lectures. Contact Name: Newport Way Library. Contact Phone: 425-747-2390. Monday, February 9, 2015, 10:00 AM. Newport Way Library 14250 SE Newport Way Bellevue, WA 98006.

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, February 9, 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

Monday, February 2, 9 and 23, 10:15am Ages 12 to 24 months with adult. Stories, songs and fun! Category: Arts & Entertainment. Audience: Kids. Families. Contact Phone: 425.255.0111. Monday, February 9, 2015, 10:15 AM. Newcastle Library 12901 Newcastle Way Newcastle, WA 98056 425.255.0111.

Toddler Story Times

Monday, February 2, 9 and 23, 11:30am Ages 2 to 3 with adult. Stories, songs and fun! Category: Arts & Entertainment. Audience: Kids. Families. Contact Phone: 425.255.0111. Monday, February 9, 2015, 11:30 AM. Newcastle Library 12901 Newcastle Way Newcastle, WA 98056 425.255.0111.

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, February 9, 2015, 6:00 PM. 13212 SE Eastgate Way Bellevue WA 98005. For more info visit www.seattlehumane.org.

Computer Class: One-on-One Assistance

Monday, February 2, 9 and 23, 7pm Do you need extra help on the computer? A KCLS volunteer instructor can give you one-on-one assistance. No appointment necessary, assistance provided on a drop-in basis. Category: Classes & Lectures. Audience: Dads. Moms. Seniors. Contact Phone: 425.255.0111. Monday, February 9, 2015, 7:00 PM. Newcastle Library 12901 Newcastle Way Newcastle, WA 98056 425.255.0111.

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, February 9, 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.

Opera Preview: Semele by George Frederic Handel (1685-1759)

An elegant and expressive story set to gorgeous music, based on the classical myth of Semele, mother of Dionysus. "A sensuous and sparkling charmer." Don't miss it! This free lecture, provided to increase enjoyment and appreciation of Seattle Opera productions, will feature speaker Norm Hollingshead with recorded musical excerpts. Category: Arts & Entertainment. Audience: Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Contact Phone: 425.450.1765. Events Newsletter: Yes. Monday, February 9, 2015, 7:00 PM. Bellevue Library 1111 110th Avenue NE, Bellevue, WA 98004 425.450.1765.

Newport Way Library Association Meeting

Discover how you can support your library. Category: Organizations. Contact Phone: 425.747.2390. Monday, February 9, 2015, 7:30 PM. Newport Way Library 14250 SE Newport Way Bellevue, WA 98006 425.747.2390.

Newport Way Library Association Meeting

Join us! Category: Volunteer. Contact Name: Newport Way Library Association. Contact Email: newportwaylibraryassociation@gmail.com. Monday, February 9, 2015, 7:30 PM. Newport Way Library 14250 SE Newport Way Bellevue, WA 98006.

Exhibit The World Knew: Jan Karski’s Mission for Humanity

February 1 – March 15, 2015. Grand opening - February 1st, 2pm The exhibit presents the story of Jan Karski and the events that led to Holocaust survivor Elie Wiesel’s assertion that “Thanks to him, more than one generation continues to believe in humanity.” During World War II, as a courier of the Polish Underground State and emissary of the Polish government-in-exile, Jan Karski traveled undercover to the West to transmit secret material on life in occupied Poland. To bear witness, the Underground smuggled Karski inside the Nazis’ vast system of industrialized slaughter. He was one of the first people to inform the world about the German Nazi plan to exterminate the Jews. Karski did not manage to stop the Holocaust, but the history of his mission remains relevant to this day, as it proves that one can refuse to be indifferent when confronted with evil. The exhibition was created by the Polish History Museum in partnership with the Jan Karski Educational Foundation and the support from the Ministry of Fore… Category: Arts & Entertainment. Audience: Kids. Teens. Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Families. Cost: Free. Contact Name: Ewa Poraj-Kuczewski. Contact Email: ewaporaj@q.com. Contact Phone: 206.334.6656. Tuesday, February 10, 2015. UW Campus Allen Library North Lobby.

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, February 10, 2015. 13212 SE Eastgate Way Bellevue, WA 98005.

Infant and Young Toddler Story Times

Ages 3 to 23 months with adult. Stories, songs and fun! Category: Arts & Entertainment. Audience: Kids. Families. Contact Phone: 425.450.1765. Tuesday, February 10, 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, February 10, 2015, 10:00 AM – 6:00 PM. 440 5th Ave North Seattle, WA 98109. For more info visit www.gatesfoundation.org.

Cascade Chapter Daughters of the American Revolution Monthly Meeting

Program: Chocolate! Chocolate! Chocolate! Theme: History/Valentine's Day/Fun! Speaker: Suzanne Suther, Owner of Boehm's Chocolates of Poulsbo, formerly with Boehm's Candies of Issaquah. Even before declaring independence from England, American colonists were making chocolate. Gain a greater appreciation of chocolate in this lively presentation which includes samples! Category: Charitable. Classes & Lectures. Family. Food & Drink. Government. Organizations. Schools. Volunteer. Cost: $24.00. Contact Name: Lanabeth Horgen. Contact Email: lanabeth@lanabethhorgen.com. Contact Phone: (425) 223-5392. Tuesday, February 10, 2015, 10:30 AM – 1:30 PM. Please contact Lanabeth Horgen, Regent at (425) 223-5392 for RSVP and location.

Preschool Story Times

Ages 3 and older with adult. Stories, songs and fun! Category: Arts & Entertainment. Audience: Kids. Families. Contact Phone: 425.450.1765. Tuesday, February 10, 2015, 11:00 AM. Bellevue Library 1111 110th Avenue NE, Bellevue, WA 98004 425.450.1765.

Valentine Toddler Story Time

Ages 12 to 36 months with adult. Valentine stories, songs and fun! Category: Arts & Entertainment. Audience: Kids. Families. Tuesday, February 10, 2015, 11:30 AM. Newport Way Library 14250 SE Newport Way Bellevue, WA 98006 425.747.2390.

Valentine Toddler Story Time

Ages 12 to 36 months with adult. Valentine stories, songs and rhymes for toddlers. Category: Family. Audience: Kids. Families. Contact Name: Newport Way Library. Contact Phone: 425-747-2390. Tuesday, February 10, 2015, 11:30 AM. Newport Way Library 14250 SE Newport Way Bellevue, WA 98006.

Young Toddler and Toddler Story Times

Ages 12 to 35 months with adult. Stories, songs and fun! Category: Arts & Entertainment. Audience: Kids. Families. Contact Phone: 425.450.1765. Tuesday, February 10, 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, February 10, 2015, 6:00 PM. 13212 SE Eastgate Way Bellevue WA 98005. For more info visit www.seattlehumane.org.

Exhibit The World Knew: Jan Karski’s Mission for Humanity

February 1 – March 15, 2015. Grand opening - February 1st, 2pm The exhibit presents the story of Jan Karski and the events that led to Holocaust survivor Elie Wiesel’s assertion that “Thanks to him, more than one generation continues to believe in humanity.” During World War II, as a courier of the Polish Underground State and emissary of the Polish government-in-exile, Jan Karski traveled undercover to the West to transmit secret material on life in occupied Poland. To bear witness, the Underground smuggled Karski inside the Nazis’ vast system of industrialized slaughter. He was one of the first people to inform the world about the German Nazi plan to exterminate the Jews. Karski did not manage to stop the Holocaust, but the history of his mission remains relevant to this day, as it proves that one can refuse to be indifferent when confronted with evil. The exhibition was created by the Polish History Museum in partnership with the Jan Karski Educational Foundation and the support from the Ministry of Fore… Category: Arts & Entertainment. Audience: Kids. Teens. Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Families. Cost: Free. Contact Name: Ewa Poraj-Kuczewski. Contact Email: ewaporaj@q.com. Contact Phone: 206.334.6656. Wednesday, February 11, 2015. UW Campus Allen Library North Lobby.

Northwest Flower & Garden Show, Feb. 11-15, 2015

The 27th Northwest Flower & Garden Show provides imagination and inspiration with its magnificent showcase of gardens big and small, over 110 free seminars, a big line-up of exhibitors in the Marketplace and more, February 11-15, 2015 at the Washington State Convention Center. The theme for 2015, “Romance Blossoms,” will highlight the heart and soul of the Northwest with romantic renditions that complement the spectacular garden displays and other show attractions. The region’s top garden designers and landscape firms will embrace this year’s theme, “Romance Blossoms” with a nod to Valentine’s Day and a romantic spin through over 20 colorful and dramatic display gardens. It’s a rich palette of color and form, with thousands of blooming flowers and exotic plants giving showgoers a much-needed glimpse of spring to come. Complementing the eye-popping display gardens, city dwellers and those working with small areas will find innovative, idea-generating small space and container gardens. For both newb… Category: Classes & Lectures. Family. Sports & Recreation. Audience: Kids. Teens. Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Families. Cost: Early Bird - $17; Adult (at the door) - $22; Youth (13 to 17 years) - $5; and Children (12 and under) are FREE. Contact Phone: 253-756-2121. Wednesday, February 11, 2015 – Sunday, February 15, 2015. Washington State Convention Center 800 Convention Place, Seattle, WA 98101. For more info visit www.gardenshow.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, February 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. Wednesday, February 11, 2015, 10:00 AM – 6:00 PM. 440 5th Ave North Seattle, WA 98109. For more info visit www.gatesfoundation.org.

Infant Story Times

Newborn to 12 months with adult. Stories, songs and fun! Social Time with shakers, blocks and bubbles takes place right after Story Time! Category: Arts & Entertainment. Audience: Kids. Families. Contact Phone: 425.255.0111. Wednesday, February 11, 2015, 10:15 AM. Newcastle Library 12901 Newcastle Way Newcastle, WA 98056 425.255.0111.

Preschool Story Times

Ages 3 to 5 with adult. Stories, songs and fun! Category: Arts & Entertainment. Audience: Kids. Families. Contact Phone: 425.747.2390. Wednesday, February 11, 2015, 10:30 AM. Newport Way Library 14250 SE Newport Way Bellevue, WA 98006 425.747.2390.

Preschool Story Times

Ages 3 to 5 with adult. Stories, songs and fun! Category: Arts & Entertainment. Audience: Families. Contact Phone: 425-255-0111. Wednesday, February 11, 2015, 11:30 AM. Newcastle Library 12901 Newcastle Way Newcastle, WA 98056 425.255.0111.

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, February 11, 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.

Brick Building Club

Family program, all ages welcome with adult. The library will provide the bricks, you provide the fun! Build, create and share! Category: Arts & Entertainment. Audience: Kids. Families. Contact Phone: 425.450.1765. Wednesday, February 11, 2015, 1:30 PM. Bellevue Library 1111 110th Avenue NE, Bellevue, WA 98004 425.450.1765.

Teen Volunteer Council Meeting

Get volunteer credit by helping out at the library. Category: Organizations. Audience: Teens. Wednesday, February 11, 2015, 1:30 PM. Newport Way Library 14250 SE Newport Way Bellevue, WA 98006 425.747.2390.

Teen Volunteer Council Meeting

Get volunteer credit by helping out at the library. Work with the Teen Services Librarian on special library related projects. New members always welcome. Meets the second Wednesday every month. Category: Volunteer. Audience: Teens. Contact Name: Newport Way Library. Contact Phone: 425-747-2390. Wednesday, February 11, 2015, 1:30 PM. Newport Way Library 14250 SE Newport Way Bellevue, WA 98006.

Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction (MBSR) Classes

Eight week series of Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction (MBSR) classes, including one full-day retreat. Taught by Dr. Beverly Norfleet, PsyD, who has trained at the Center for Mindfulness at the University of Massachusetts Medical School. MBSR has proven effective in addressing chronic stress, chronic pain, stress related to life-threatening medical conditions, sleep disturbance, anxiety, depression, relationship difficulties, parenting, and general life dissatisfaction. Free orientation on 1/13, 6:30 pm - 8 pm and 1/14, Noon - 1:30 at Bellefield Office Park. Woodridge Building, 1715 -114th Avenue SE, Suite 240, Bellevue, WA 98004. Category: Classes & Lectures. Audience: Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Families. Contact Name: Dr. Beverly Norfleet, PsyD. Contact Email: drn@pathstomindfulness.com. Contact Phone: 425-455-7861. Wednesday, February 11, 2015, 5:00 PM – 7:00 PM. Bellefield Office Park Conference Center 1150 - 114th Avenue SE Bellevue, WA 98004. For more info visit www.pathstomindfulness.com.

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, February 11, 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, February 11, 2015, 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM. Bellevue Bahai Center. For more info visit www.eventbrite.com.

Valentine Creations

Middle and high school students. Create gifts for Valentine's Day. Registration not required. Category: Arts & Entertainment. Audience: Teens. Contact Phone: 425.255.0111. Wednesday, February 11, 2015, 6:00 PM. Newcastle Library 12901 Newcastle Way Newcastle, WA 98056 425.255.0111.

Exhibit The World Knew: Jan Karski’s Mission for Humanity

February 1 – March 15, 2015. Grand opening - February 1st, 2pm The exhibit presents the story of Jan Karski and the events that led to Holocaust survivor Elie Wiesel’s assertion that “Thanks to him, more than one generation continues to believe in humanity.” During World War II, as a courier of the Polish Underground State and emissary of the Polish government-in-exile, Jan Karski traveled undercover to the West to transmit secret material on life in occupied Poland. To bear witness, the Underground smuggled Karski inside the Nazis’ vast system of industrialized slaughter. He was one of the first people to inform the world about the German Nazi plan to exterminate the Jews. Karski did not manage to stop the Holocaust, but the history of his mission remains relevant to this day, as it proves that one can refuse to be indifferent when confronted with evil. The exhibition was created by the Polish History Museum in partnership with the Jan Karski Educational Foundation and the support from the Ministry of Fore… Category: Arts & Entertainment. Audience: Kids. Teens. Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Families. Cost: Free. Contact Name: Ewa Poraj-Kuczewski. Contact Email: ewaporaj@q.com. Contact Phone: 206.334.6656. Thursday, February 12, 2015. UW Campus Allen Library North Lobby.

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, February 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. Thursday, February 12, 2015, 10:00 AM – 6:00 PM. 440 5th Ave North Seattle, WA 98109. For more info visit www.gatesfoundation.org.

Japanese Story Times

Thursday, February 5, 12 and 26, 10:30am Family program, all ages welcome with adult. Stories, songs and fun! Category: Arts & Entertainment. Audience: Kids. Families. Contact Phone: 425.747.2390. Thursday, February 12, 2015, 10:30 AM. Newport Way Library 14250 SE Newport Way Bellevue, WA 98006 425.747.2390.

Cirque du Soleil Kurios: Cabinet of Curiosities

After the remarkable success of AMALUNA in 2013, Cirque du Soleil returns to Seattle with its newest touring show, Kurios – Cabinet of Curiosities, premiering under the iconic blue-and-yellow Big Top beginning Thursday, January 29, 2015. Written and directed by Michel Laprise, Kurios – Cabinet of Curiosities is a tale in which time comes to a complete stop, transporting the audience inside a fantasy world where everything is possible. In this realm set in the latter half of the nineteenth century, reality is quite relative indeed as our perception of it is utterly transformed. The name of the show refers to the humble and strange characters that inhabit the Seeker’s Cabinet of Curiosities. To purchase tickets, please visit cirquedusoleil.com/kurios or call 1-800-450-1480. Category: Arts & Entertainment. Audience: Kids. Teens. Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Families. Events Newsletter: Yes. Thursday, February 12, 2015, 6:00 PM. Marymoor Park, 6046 West Lake Sammamish Pkwy NE, Redmond WA 98052. For more info visit www.cirquedusoleil.com.

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, February 12, 2015, 6:00 PM. 13212 SE Eastgate Way Bellevue WA 98005. For more info visit www.seattlehumane.org.

Short Story Society- Stories of Love, or Something Like It...

Why should kids have all the story time fun? Our Short Story Society invites adults to sit down and enjoy dramatic readings by our booksellers. Our February 12 meeting will feature stories of love and romance read by Kiki Hood, Jerry Minor, and Danny Perez. Light refreshments provided. Category: Arts & Entertainment. Audience: Teens. Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Cost: Free. Contact Name: Olivia. Contact Email: bellevue.events@ubookstore.com. Contact Phone: 425-462-4500. Events Newsletter: Yes. Thursday, February 12, 2015, 6:30 PM – 7:30 PM. University Book Store 990 102nd Ave NE, Bellevue, WA, 98004. For more info visit www2.bookstore.washington.edu.

Alzheimer's Association 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 Thursday of each month from 6:30-8:00pm at Faith United Methodist Church, Upper Building, 3924 Issaquah-Pine Lake Rd. Issaquah, WA 98029. Contact facilitator Barbara Bailie at 206.617.1936 for details. Category: Organizations. Cost: Free. Contact Name: Barbara Bailie. Contact Phone: 206-617-1936. Events Newsletter: Yes. Thursday, February 12, 2015, 6:30 PM – 8:00 PM. Faith United Methodist Church, Upper Building, 3924 Issaquah-Pine Lake Rd. Issaquah, WA 98029. For more info visit www.alzwa.org.

Eastside Genealogical Society Meeting

Event description: The topic will be “How DNA Can Help Your Family Tree Research”. Doors open at 6:30 pm for networking . See our website for FREE genealogical help and other Special Interest Group meetings. Visitors are always welcome at all meetings. Category: Classes & Lectures. Family. Organizations. Audience: Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Cost: Free. Events Newsletter: Yes. Thursday, February 12, 2015, 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM. Bellevue Regional Library, Room 1, 1111 – 110th Ave NE Bellevue 98004. For more info visit www.rootsweb.ancestry.com.

Meditation Class

Weekly meditation class with western Buddhist monk, Gen Kelsang Khedrub. The topic for February classes is improving our mind of loving kindness and distinguishing love from attachment. Each class is self-contained; join at any time. Category: Arts & Entertainment. Charitable. Classes & Lectures. Faith. Audience: Teens. Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Families. Cost: $10 donation. Contact Name: Kadampa Meditation Center Washington. Contact Email: info@meditateinseattle.org. Contact Phone: 2055269565. Thursday, February 12, 2015, 7:00 PM – 8:30 PM. Dreamclinic 15436 Bel-Red Road Redmond WA 98052. For more info visit www.meditateinseattle.org.

The Secretaries

Set in the ideal All-American small town of Big Bone Oregon, the secretarial pool at the local lumber mill thrives by following a few simple, generally agreed upon rules. Lunches will only contain a specified number of calories. Everyone works. And men are reluctantly tolerated. If one Lumberjack disappears each month, well maybe they shouldn’t fall into chain saws. Category: Arts & Entertainment. Theater. Audience: Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Cost: $25 online reserved, $22 Stu/Sen online reserved. Contact Name: Doug Staley. Contact Email: pr@schmeater.org. Contact Phone: 206-324-5801. Events Newsletter: Yes. Thursday, February 12, 2015, 8:00 PM – 10:15 PM. Theater Schmeater 2125 Third Ave Seattle, WA 98121.

All the Love, Half the Price

Spread the love this Valentine's Day weekend and receive 50% off all pets 3 years and up. Category: Benefit. Family. Holiday. Audience: Kids. Teens. Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Families. Cost: Ranges by size and species of the pet! Contact Name: Seattle Humane. Contact Email: adoption@seattlehumane.org. Contact Phone: 425-649-7563. Friday, February 13, 2015 – Sunday, February 15, 2015. 13212 SE Eastgate Way Bellevue, WA 98005.

Exhibit The World Knew: Jan Karski’s Mission for Humanity

February 1 – March 15, 2015. Grand opening - February 1st, 2pm The exhibit presents the story of Jan Karski and the events that led to Holocaust survivor Elie Wiesel’s assertion that “Thanks to him, more than one generation continues to believe in humanity.” During World War II, as a courier of the Polish Underground State and emissary of the Polish government-in-exile, Jan Karski traveled undercover to the West to transmit secret material on life in occupied Poland. To bear witness, the Underground smuggled Karski inside the Nazis’ vast system of industrialized slaughter. He was one of the first people to inform the world about the German Nazi plan to exterminate the Jews. Karski did not manage to stop the Holocaust, but the history of his mission remains relevant to this day, as it proves that one can refuse to be indifferent when confronted with evil. The exhibition was created by the Polish History Museum in partnership with the Jan Karski Educational Foundation and the support from the Ministry of Fore… Category: Arts & Entertainment. Audience: Kids. Teens. Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Families. Cost: Free. Contact Name: Ewa Poraj-Kuczewski. Contact Email: ewaporaj@q.com. Contact Phone: 206.334.6656. Friday, February 13, 2015. UW Campus Allen Library North Lobby.

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, February 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. Friday, February 13, 2015, 10:00 AM – 6:00 PM. 440 5th Ave North Seattle, WA 98109. For more info visit www.gatesfoundation.org.

Chinese Play & Learn

Family program, all ages welcome with adult. Stories, songs and rhymes in the Chinese language. Category: Arts & Entertainment. Audience: Kids. Families. Contact Phone: 425.747.2390. Friday, February 13, 2015, 10:30 AM. Newport Way Library 14250 SE Newport Way Bellevue, WA 98006 425.747.2390.

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, February 13, 2015, 6:00 PM. 13212 SE Eastgate Way Bellevue WA 98005. For more info visit www.seattlehumane.org.

The Secretaries

Set in the ideal All-American small town of Big Bone Oregon, the secretarial pool at the local lumber mill thrives by following a few simple, generally agreed upon rules. Lunches will only contain a specified number of calories. Everyone works. And men are reluctantly tolerated. If one Lumberjack disappears each month, well maybe they shouldn’t fall into chain saws. Category: Arts & Entertainment. Theater. Audience: Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Cost: $25 online reserved, $22 Stu/Sen online reserved. Contact Name: Doug Staley. Contact Email: pr@schmeater.org. Contact Phone: 206-324-5801. Events Newsletter: Yes. Friday, February 13, 2015, 8:00 PM – 10:15 PM. Theater Schmeater 2125 Third Ave Seattle, WA 98121.

Exhibit The World Knew: Jan Karski’s Mission for Humanity

February 1 – March 15, 2015. Grand opening - February 1st, 2pm The exhibit presents the story of Jan Karski and the events that led to Holocaust survivor Elie Wiesel’s assertion that “Thanks to him, more than one generation continues to believe in humanity.” During World War II, as a courier of the Polish Underground State and emissary of the Polish government-in-exile, Jan Karski traveled undercover to the West to transmit secret material on life in occupied Poland. To bear witness, the Underground smuggled Karski inside the Nazis’ vast system of industrialized slaughter. He was one of the first people to inform the world about the German Nazi plan to exterminate the Jews. Karski did not manage to stop the Holocaust, but the history of his mission remains relevant to this day, as it proves that one can refuse to be indifferent when confronted with evil. The exhibition was created by the Polish History Museum in partnership with the Jan Karski Educational Foundation and the support from the Ministry of Fore… Category: Arts & Entertainment. Audience: Kids. Teens. Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Families. Cost: Free. Contact Name: Ewa Poraj-Kuczewski. Contact Email: ewaporaj@q.com. Contact Phone: 206.334.6656. Saturday, February 14, 2015. UW Campus Allen Library North Lobby.

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, February 14, 2015. 13212 SE Eastgate Way Bellevue, WA 98005.

William Morris Glass at San Juan Islands Museum of Art

"Illuminated - Glass by William Morris 1998-2013" is the featured grand opening show in the beautiful new San Juan Islands Museum of Art building in Friday Harbor. The new structure, a work of art in its own right, welcomes the public with a dramatic glass atrium that beautifully highlights Morris' work. IMA is open Friday through Monday 11 to 5. William Morris' glass speaks of human origins, myth, ancestry, and ancient civilizations. Symbolizing a harmony between humanity and nature, the artists' extraordinary technical skill combine with a love for cultural history to create a body of work like none other. A teacher at the world renowned Pilchuck School, Morris has captivated and intrigued with hauntingly evocative and beautiful glass sculptures for more than 20 years. Morris gathers much of his inspiration from ancient cultures from around the world – Egyptian, Asian, Native American – all peoples, he has said, who respected and admired the land they inhabited. Because of this, Morris’s artwork has… Category: Arts & Entertainment. Audience: Kids. Teens. Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Families. Cost: FREE. Contact Name: Rebecca Parks. Contact Email: r.parks@sjima.org. Contact Phone: 360-370-5050. Saturday, February 14, 2015. San Juan Islands Museum of Art, 540 Spring Street, Friday Harbor, WA 98250. For more info visit www.sjima.org.

RetireMeet

Classes on the financial, legal, health and lifestyle issues in retirement. Speakers include original Seahawk QB Jim Zorn and Consumerman Herb Weisbaum. Lectures conclude at Noon are followed by a live broadcast of Talking Real Money on KOMO Radio. Category: Classes & Lectures. Audience: Seniors. Cost: $15-$20. Contact Name: Tom Cock. Contact Email: tom@vestory.com. Contact Phone: 800-386-3004. Saturday, February 14, 2015, 8:30 AM – 12:00 PM. Meydenbauer Center.

Drop-In to Learn about eBooks

Get started with KCLS eBooks! Bring your eReader, tablet or phone for an introduction to downloading from the library's growing catalog of titles. Category: Classes & Lectures. Contact Name: Newport Way Library. Contact Phone: 425-747-2390. Saturday, February 14, 2015, 10:00 AM. Newport Way Library 14250 SE Newport Way Bellevue, WA 98006.

Drop-In to Learn About eBooks

Get started with KCLS eBooks! Bring your eReader, tablet or phone for an introduction to downloading from the library's growing catalog of titles. Category: Classes & Lectures. Audience: Dads. Moms. Seniors. Families. Contact Phone: 425.747.2390. Saturday, February 14, 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. Saturday, February 14, 2015, 10:00 AM – 6:00 PM. 440 5th Ave North Seattle, WA 98109. For more info visit www.gatesfoundation.org.

Eddie Bauer and the Northwest: Adventure-Driven Innovation

Saturday Speaker Series EDDIE BAUER AND THE NORTHWEST: ADVENTURE-DRIVEN INNOVATION Colin Berg Brand Historian, Editorial Writer - Eddie Bauer Eddie Bauer clothing and gear are internationally known, but the man behind the brand was rooted in the Seattle area – including the Eastside. Born on Orcas Island, Bauer was raised in Seattle, began his outdoors career at the age of 13 working for the Piper and Taft sporting goods store, started his own business in 1920 and went on to create the first patented down jacket in America. He later designed cold weather gear for the U.S. military, South Pole scientists and the expedition that made the first American ascent of Everest – always using the Pacific Northwest as his laboratory. With a combination of vintage photographs and physical artifacts, this program is the story of the man, his innovations and his company. Don’t miss hearing about this exciting slice of local history! Come to the Redmond Historical Society Saturday Speaker Series, a monthly program th… 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, February 14, 2015, 10:30 AM – 12:00 PM. Old Redmond Schoolhouse Community Center 16600 NE 80th Street Redmond, WA 98052.

Sweetheart Hike

Get outside before your dinner date! Bring your sweetheart or best friend and join a park ranger on a hike to celebrate Valentine’s Day. Learn about native animal pairs, and much more, as we wander through Lewis Creek Park. Ages: All Cost: Free No registration required. Info: 425-452-4195. 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, February 14, 2015, 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM. Lewis Creek Visitor Center 5808 Lakemont Blvd Bellevue, WA.

Technology for Better Hearing

Rick Faunt, owner of RW Faunt Enterprises, will speak on “Technology to hear better at home, in cars and in restaurants. Rick works with a variety of Assistive Listening Systems including FM, Infra-Red, Induction Loops, and Pocket Talkers. Our meetings are both amplified and captioned. Persons with hearing loss and their friends and families are invited to attend. Category: Classes & Lectures. Organizations. Audience: College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Cost: FREE. Contact Name: Diana Thompson. Contact Email: dianaft21@gmail.com. Saturday, February 14, 2015, 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM. Lake Sammamish Foursquare Church 14434 NE 8th Street Bellevue, WA. For more info visit hearingloss-wa.org.

The Downtown Mountain Boys

Celebrate Valentine's Day with The DownTown Mountain Boys, the Pacific Northwest’s most exciting and accomplished bluegrass band featuring three-part harmonies. Category: Arts & Entertainment. Audience: Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Contact Phone: 425.450.1765. Events Newsletter: Yes. Saturday, February 14, 2015, 2:00 PM. Bellevue Library 1111 110th Avenue NE, Bellevue, WA 98004 425.450.1765.

Drop-In to Learn About eBooks

Get started with KCLS eBooks! Bring your eReader, tablet or phone for an introduction to downloading from the library's growing catalog of titles. Category: Arts & Entertainment. Audience: Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Saturday, February 14, 2015, 3:00 PM. Newcastle Library 12901 Newcastle Way Newcastle, WA 98056 425.255.0111.

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, February 14, 2015, 6:00 PM. 13212 SE Eastgate Way Bellevue WA 98005. For more info visit www.seattlehumane.org.

Vino & Victuals

Try a new approach to wine tasting: compare and contrast flavors of the Northwest at an Underground tasting event. Savor wines and their perfect appetizer pairings during a romantic evening in an 1890s saloon. After dinner, descend into the Underground for a look at Seattle’s scandalous past. Upon your return to Doc Maynard’s Public House, enjoy a nightcap tasting of bourbon with dessert. Category: Arts & Entertainment. Food & Drink. Audience: College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Cost: $65. Contact Name: Nicole Allen. Contact Email: nicolea@undergroundtour.com. Contact Phone: 206-682-3705. Events Newsletter: Yes. Saturday, February 14, 2015, 6:00 PM – 10:00 PM. Doc Maynard's Public House & Underground. For more info visit undergroundtour.com.

CHOP SHOP: Bodies of Work 2015

CHOP SHOP: Bodies of Work presents the best contemporary dance from the greater Seattle area and beyond, alongside master classes and a free community outreach program. This year's festival presents work by Alana O Rogers Dance Company (Seattle), Asher Lev (Brussels/Israel), Coriolis Dance (Seattle), Gabrielle Revlock (Philadelphia/New York City), Jamie Karlovich (Seattle), Lindsey Matheis (Portland/New York City), Project20 (Vancouver, BC), The Foundry (San Francisco), and The Stone Dance Collective (Eastside). Visit our website for full Festival details! www.chopshopdance.org. Category: Arts & Entertainment. Fairs & Festivals. Theater. Audience: Teens. Singles. College Students. Seniors. Families. Cost: $28 General Admission, $23 Student/Senior, $15/Person for Groups of 10 or More. Contact Name: Eva Stone. Contact Email: stonedancecollective@hotmail.com. Saturday, February 14, 2015, 7:30 PM – 10:00 PM. The Theatre at Meydenbauer 11100 NE 6th Street Bellevue, WA 98004.

Andre Feriante: Valentine's Day Concert

From his first concert in Rome in 1979, Seattle-based guitar and ukulele virtuoso Andre Feriante’s unique musical style incorporates genres from around the world. On Valentine’s Day, embark on a tantalizing musical adventure of classical, flamenco, and Brazilian music. Category: Arts & Entertainment. Holiday. Music. Audience: College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Cost: $25. Contact Name: Kirkland Performance Center. Contact Email: box1@kpcenter.org. Contact Phone: 425-893-9900. Events Newsletter: Yes. Saturday, February 14, 2015, 8:00 PM – 10:00 PM. Kirkland Performance Center 350 Kirkland Ave. Kirkland, WA 98033. For more info visit www.kpcenter.org.

The Secretaries

Set in the ideal All-American small town of Big Bone Oregon, the secretarial pool at the local lumber mill thrives by following a few simple, generally agreed upon rules. Lunches will only contain a specified number of calories. Everyone works. And men are reluctantly tolerated. If one Lumberjack disappears each month, well maybe they shouldn’t fall into chain saws. Category: Arts & Entertainment. Theater. Audience: Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Cost: $25 online reserved, $22 Stu/Sen online reserved. Contact Name: Doug Staley. Contact Email: pr@schmeater.org. Contact Phone: 206-324-5801. Events Newsletter: Yes. Saturday, February 14, 2015, 8:00 PM – 10:15 PM. Theater Schmeater 2125 Third Ave Seattle, WA 98121.

Exhibit The World Knew: Jan Karski’s Mission for Humanity

February 1 – March 15, 2015. Grand opening - February 1st, 2pm The exhibit presents the story of Jan Karski and the events that led to Holocaust survivor Elie Wiesel’s assertion that “Thanks to him, more than one generation continues to believe in humanity.” During World War II, as a courier of the Polish Underground State and emissary of the Polish government-in-exile, Jan Karski traveled undercover to the West to transmit secret material on life in occupied Poland. To bear witness, the Underground smuggled Karski inside the Nazis’ vast system of industrialized slaughter. He was one of the first people to inform the world about the German Nazi plan to exterminate the Jews. Karski did not manage to stop the Holocaust, but the history of his mission remains relevant to this day, as it proves that one can refuse to be indifferent when confronted with evil. The exhibition was created by the Polish History Museum in partnership with the Jan Karski Educational Foundation and the support from the Ministry of Fore… Category: Arts & Entertainment. Audience: Kids. Teens. Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Families. Cost: Free. Contact Name: Ewa Poraj-Kuczewski. Contact Email: ewaporaj@q.com. Contact Phone: 206.334.6656. Sunday, February 15, 2015. UW Campus Allen Library North Lobby.

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, February 15, 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, February 15, 2015, 10:00 AM – 6:00 PM. 440 5th Ave North Seattle, WA 98109. For more info visit www.gatesfoundation.org.

Ranger Program: Creatures of the Night

At night when people go to sleep, the forest comes to life! Many nocturnal creatures make their home in the northwest and have amazing adaptations that allow them to succeed in a world with no light. Whether it’s a group of bats, a silent owl, or even a sneaky raccoon, the world of darkness is a fascinating place! 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, February 15, 2015, 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM. Mercer Slough Environmental Education Center.

CHOP SHOP: Bodies of Work 2015

CHOP SHOP: Bodies of Work presents the best contemporary dance from the greater Seattle area and beyond, alongside master classes and a free community outreach program. This year's festival presents work by Alana O Rogers Dance Company (Seattle), Asher Lev (Brussels/Israel), Coriolis Dance (Seattle), Gabrielle Revlock (Philadelphia/New York City), Jamie Karlovich (Seattle), Lindsey Matheis (Portland/New York City), Project20 (Vancouver, BC), The Foundry (San Francisco), and The Stone Dance Collective (Eastside). Visit our website for full Festival details! www.chopshopdance.org. Category: Arts & Entertainment. Fairs & Festivals. Theater. Audience: Teens. Singles. College Students. Seniors. Families. Cost: $28 General Admission, $23 Student/Senior, $15/Person for Groups of 10 or More. Contact Name: Eva Stone. Contact Email: stonedancecollective@hotmail.com. Sunday, February 15, 2015, 3:00 PM – 5:30 PM. The Theatre at Meydenbauer 11100 NE 6th Street Bellevue, WA 98004.

'Children of Eden' Musical

A performance of 'Children of Eden' musical by the Youth Choir of Westminster Presbyterian Church of Caldwell New Jersey, a nationally recognized performance group. A free will offering will benefit YouthCare in Seattle, a provider of programs and services for at-risk youth. This production by Stephen Schwartz is based on the Book of Genesis and includes a variety of musical styles. Join us to enjoy this very lively and energetic production. Category: Benefit. Audience: Kids. Teens. Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Families. Cost: free. Contact Name: Newport Presbyterian Church. Contact Email: office@newportpres.org. Contact Phone: 425 746-6111. Events Newsletter: Yes. Sunday, February 15, 2015, 5:00 PM – 7:00 PM. Newport Presbyterian Church, Bellevue 4010 120 Ave. SE Bellevue 98006. For more info visit www.newportpres.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. Sunday, February 15, 2015, 6:00 PM. 13212 SE Eastgate Way Bellevue WA 98005. For more info visit www.seattlehumane.org.