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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. Monday, December 22, 2014. 13212 SE Eastgate Way Bellevue, WA 98005.

Photos with Santa!

Make a new memory, continue a fond tradition, plan a magical moment with Santa for holiday photos. *Please see website for Santa's hours. Category: Family. Holiday. Audience: Families. Events Newsletter: Yes. Monday, December 22, 2014, 7:00 AM. Bellevue Square 575 Bellevue Sq Bellevue, WA 98004. For more info visit www.santaphotos.com.

Free Skate Mondays compliments of Bank of America and Alaska Airlines Visa Signature® card

Simply present your Bank of America debit or credit card, or your Alaska Airlines Visa Signature® card, at the ice arena to receive two free skate admissions and skate rentals at the Magic Season Ice Arena presented by Bank of America and Alaska Airlines Visa Signature® card (a $24 value). Limit of two admissions per person and limited to skate availability. Visit bankofamerica.com to apply for a Bank of America credit, debit, or Alaska Airlines Visa Signature® card. Category: Arts & Entertainment. Fairs & Festivals. Family. Holiday. Outdoor. Sports & Recreation. Audience: Kids. Teens. Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Families. Cost: Free. Contact Name: Downtown Bellevue Association. Contact Email: barbara@bellevuedowntown.org. Contact Phone: (425) 453-1223. Monday, December 22, 2014, 10:00 AM – 11:00 PM. Bellevue Downtown Park 10201 NE 4th St (SW corner of park, near waterfall) 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: No. Monday, December 22, 2014, 10:00 AM – 6:00 PM. 440 5th Ave North Seattle, WA 98109. For more info visit www.gatesfoundation.org.

Photos with Santa!

Make a new memory, continue a fond tradition, plan a magical moment with Santa for holiday photos. *Please visit the website for Santa's hours. Category: Family. Holiday. Audience: Families. Monday, December 22, 2014, 10:00 AM. Redmond Town Center 7525 166th Ave. NE Redmond, WA 98052. For more info visit www.santaphotos.com.

The Give Effect

Be a part of The Give Effect at the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation Visitor Center throughout the month of December. Visit us today to discover simple ways you can give back. Choose from 7 different cards on the “Giving Tree,” each with a different giving idea that supports a local or global non-profit organization. We also invite you to explore the “Get Involved Station” for ideas and resources to help you take action during this season of giving. The Visitor Center is FREE and open Tuesday-Saturday 10am-5pm. Public Tours Tuesday, Friday and Saturday from 2-3pm Learn more at: http://gates.ly/VCgivingtree Arrive Curious. Leave Inspired. Category: Benefit. Charitable. Family. Organizations. Audience: Kids. Teens. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Families. Cost: Free. Contact Email: visitorcenterstaff@gatesfoundation.org. Contact Phone: 206-709-3100. Monday, December 22, 2014, 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM. Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation Visitor Center 440 5th Ave North Seattle, WA 98109. For more info visit gates.ly.

Music to Keep You Merry & Bright!

12pm - 2pm: Kent Stevenson, Holiday Jazz Pianist 5pm - 7pm: Mount Zion Brotherhood Chorus, Merry Gentlemen. Category: Family. Holiday. Music. Cost: Free. Monday, December 22, 2014, 12:00 PM – 7:00 PM. Pacific Place 600 Pine Street, Seattle, WA 98121. For more info visit www.pacificplaceseattle.com.

Garden d’Lights at Bellevue Botanical Garden

One of the Pacific Northwest’s most popular holiday events is back!  Brought to you by the Bellevue Botanical Garden Society and Bellevue Parks and Community Services, Garden d’Lights features thousands of lights which transform the Garden into a blossoming winter wonderland. Garden d’Lights runs from Saturday, November 29, 2014 – Saturday, January 3, 2015, every evening from 4:30 – 9:30 pm (last entry at 9:00 pm). Tickets are $5 each, children 10 and under are free. Please visit www.gardendlights.org to purchase your tickets. Over 100,000 people enjoy this dazzling display each season, and this year we have new visitor services buildings with all new amenities. The route has changed, grown, and become more magical than ever. The brand new Trillium Store will be open every evening, brimming with gift items, holiday ornaments and décor. We hope you enjoy your visit! Category: Family. Holiday. Outdoor. Cost: $5. Contact Phone: 425-452-6844. Events Newsletter: Yes. Monday, December 22, 2014, 4:30 PM – 9:30 PM. Bellevue Botanical Garden 12001 Main Street Bellevue.

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, December 22, 2014, 6:00 PM. 13212 SE Eastgate Way Bellevue WA 98005. For more info visit www.seattlehumane.org.

Snowflake Lane

On the street between Bellevue Square, Lincoln Square and Bellevue Place in Bellevue, Washington Don’t miss the 10th Anniversary of Snowflake Lane at The Bellevue Collection, our magical evening performance for the entire family. It’s a holiday spectacle of live toy soldier drummers, exhilarating music, animated snow characters, glittering lights all surrounded by snow falling every night along Bellevue Way. Use #SFLmemories to see you picture on SnowflakeLane.com and in Bellevue Square Center Court. Don’t miss these performances at Snowflake Lane, Snowstorm bring a high-tech energy, stages are located in front of Bellevue Place and outside Palomino. Little Princess Court Meet and Greet area, between The Cheesecake Factory and Blue C. Sushi, where you can meet the princesses and take your own photos with them. Category: Arts & Entertainment. Family. Holiday. Music. Outdoor. Theater. Audience: Kids. Teens. Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Families. Cost: Free. Monday, December 22, 2014, 7:00 PM – 7:20 PM. 575 Bellevue Square Bellevue WA 98004.

Zumba

Come out and party with us on Monday/Wednesday and Thursday nights to the sounds of some of the most exciting music all while burning those calories. Category: Sports & Recreation. Audience: Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Cost: $7.00 Drop-in. Contact Name: Marvid Schnieder. Contact Phone: 206-419-9305. Events Newsletter: No. Monday, December 22, 2014, 7:00 PM – 8:00 PM. 14224 Bel-Red Road Highland Community Center.

December Featured Artists Exhibit

Melissa Jander presents "Through a Wooded Wilderness," inspired by a quote from Robert Lewis Stevenson. "It is not so much for its beauty that the forest makes a claim upon men's hearts, as for that subtle something, that quality of air, that emanation from old trees, that so wonderfull changes and renews a weary spirit." Jerry Baldwin presents "From the Garden," a display of paintings that captures the diversity, beauty and rich colors found in nature. Holiday gallery hours are Tues/Wed/Sun 11 to 3, Thurs/Fri/Sat noon to 8 p.m. Artwalk and Artists' reception Fri, Dec. 12, 6 to 8 p.m.. Category: Arts & Entertainment. Audience: Kids. Teens. Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Families. Cost: Free. Contact Name: Marne Jensen. Contact Email: marnejensen@aol.com. Contact Phone: 425-427-6020. Tuesday, December 23, 2014. 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, December 23, 2014. 13212 SE Eastgate Way Bellevue, WA 98005.

Photos with Santa!

Make a new memory, continue a fond tradition, plan a magical moment with Santa for holiday photos. *Please see website for Santa's hours. Category: Family. Holiday. Audience: Families. Events Newsletter: Yes. Tuesday, December 23, 2014, 7:00 AM. Bellevue Square 575 Bellevue Sq Bellevue, WA 98004. For more info visit www.santaphotos.com.

Parent-Baby Groups at EvergreenHealth - Gigglers (3-6 months)

Since 1991, these popular classes have brought families together to learn about parenting and celebrate babies. Weekly classes include research-based parenting topics and time for questions and answers. Topics include sleep, feeding, couple relationships, post-partum adjustment, calming and soothing tips, infant development and more. Classes are facilitated by trained parenting and lactation educators. Guest speakers feature subjects ranging from postpartum exercise and fitness to the importance of play and learning. Bring your baby and come to class as soon as you can! To register, call 425.899.3000 (no online registration). Category: Classes & Lectures. Family. Audience: Dads. Moms. Families. Cost: $97 each series. Contact Name: EvergreenHealth. Contact Phone: 425.899.3000. Events Newsletter: Yes. Tuesday, December 23, 2014, 9:30 AM – 11:30 AM. EvergreenHealth Medical Center, 12040 NE 128th Street, Kirkland, WA 98034. For more info visit www.evergreenhealth.com.

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: No. Tuesday, December 23, 2014, 10:00 AM – 6:00 PM. 440 5th Ave North Seattle, WA 98109. For more info visit www.gatesfoundation.org.

Photos with Santa!

Make a new memory, continue a fond tradition, plan a magical moment with Santa for holiday photos. *Please visit the website for Santa's hours. Category: Family. Holiday. Audience: Families. Tuesday, December 23, 2014, 10:00 AM. Redmond Town Center 7525 166th Ave. NE Redmond, WA 98052. For more info visit www.santaphotos.com.

The Give Effect

Be a part of The Give Effect at the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation Visitor Center throughout the month of December. Visit us today to discover simple ways you can give back. Choose from 7 different cards on the “Giving Tree,” each with a different giving idea that supports a local or global non-profit organization. We also invite you to explore the “Get Involved Station” for ideas and resources to help you take action during this season of giving. The Visitor Center is FREE and open Tuesday-Saturday 10am-5pm. Public Tours Tuesday, Friday and Saturday from 2-3pm Learn more at: http://gates.ly/VCgivingtree Arrive Curious. Leave Inspired. Category: Benefit. Charitable. Family. Organizations. Audience: Kids. Teens. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Families. Cost: Free. Contact Email: visitorcenterstaff@gatesfoundation.org. Contact Phone: 206-709-3100. Tuesday, December 23, 2014, 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM. Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation Visitor Center 440 5th Ave North Seattle, WA 98109. For more info visit gates.ly.

Parent-Baby Groups at EvergreenHealth - Snugglers (0-3 months)

Since 1991, these popular classes have brought families together to learn about parenting and celebrate babies. Weekly classes include research-based parenting topics and time for questions and answers. Topics include sleep, feeding, couple relationships, post-partum adjustment, calming and soothing tips, infant development and more. Classes are facilitated by trained parenting and lactation educators. Guest speakers feature subjects ranging from postpartum exercise and fitness to the importance of play and learning. Bring your baby and come to class as soon as you can! The 0-3 month newborn Snugglers series is FREE! To register, call 425.899.3000 (no online registration). Category: Classes & Lectures. Family. Audience: Dads. Moms. Families. Cost: Free. Contact Name: EvergreenHealth. Contact Phone: 425.899.3000. Events Newsletter: Yes. Tuesday, December 23, 2014, 12:30 PM – 2:30 PM. EvergreenHealth Medical Center, 12040 NE 128th Street, Kirkland, WA 98034. For more info visit www.evergreenhealth.com.

Garden d’Lights at Bellevue Botanical Garden

One of the Pacific Northwest’s most popular holiday events is back!  Brought to you by the Bellevue Botanical Garden Society and Bellevue Parks and Community Services, Garden d’Lights features thousands of lights which transform the Garden into a blossoming winter wonderland. Garden d’Lights runs from Saturday, November 29, 2014 – Saturday, January 3, 2015, every evening from 4:30 – 9:30 pm (last entry at 9:00 pm). Tickets are $5 each, children 10 and under are free. Please visit www.gardendlights.org to purchase your tickets. Over 100,000 people enjoy this dazzling display each season, and this year we have new visitor services buildings with all new amenities. The route has changed, grown, and become more magical than ever. The brand new Trillium Store will be open every evening, brimming with gift items, holiday ornaments and décor. We hope you enjoy your visit! Category: Family. Holiday. Outdoor. Cost: $5. Contact Phone: 425-452-6844. Events Newsletter: Yes. Tuesday, December 23, 2014, 4:30 PM – 9:30 PM. Bellevue Botanical Garden 12001 Main Street Bellevue.

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, December 23, 2014, 6:00 PM. 13212 SE Eastgate Way Bellevue WA 98005. For more info visit www.seattlehumane.org.

Snowflake Lane

On the street between Bellevue Square, Lincoln Square and Bellevue Place in Bellevue, Washington Don’t miss the 10th Anniversary of Snowflake Lane at The Bellevue Collection, our magical evening performance for the entire family. It’s a holiday spectacle of live toy soldier drummers, exhilarating music, animated snow characters, glittering lights all surrounded by snow falling every night along Bellevue Way. Use #SFLmemories to see you picture on SnowflakeLane.com and in Bellevue Square Center Court. Don’t miss these performances at Snowflake Lane, Snowstorm bring a high-tech energy, stages are located in front of Bellevue Place and outside Palomino. Little Princess Court Meet and Greet area, between The Cheesecake Factory and Blue C. Sushi, where you can meet the princesses and take your own photos with them. Category: Arts & Entertainment. Family. Holiday. Music. Outdoor. Theater. Audience: Kids. Teens. Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Families. Cost: Free. Tuesday, December 23, 2014, 7:00 PM – 7:20 PM. 575 Bellevue Square Bellevue WA 98004.

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, December 24, 2014. 13212 SE Eastgate Way Bellevue, WA 98005.

Photos with Santa!

Make a new memory, continue a fond tradition, plan a magical moment with Santa for holiday photos. *Please see website for Santa's hours. Category: Family. Holiday. Audience: Families. Events Newsletter: Yes. Wednesday, December 24, 2014, 7:00 AM. Bellevue Square 575 Bellevue Sq Bellevue, WA 98004. For more info visit www.santaphotos.com.

Parent-Baby Groups at EvergreenHealth - Gigglers (3-6 months)

Since 1991, these popular classes have brought families together to learn about parenting and celebrate babies. Weekly classes include research-based parenting topics and time for questions and answers. Topics include sleep, feeding, couple relationships, post-partum adjustment, calming and soothing tips, infant development and more. Classes are facilitated by trained parenting and lactation educators. Guest speakers feature subjects ranging from postpartum exercise and fitness to the importance of play and learning. Bring your baby and come to class as soon as you can! To register, call 425.899.3000 (no online registration). Category: Classes & Lectures. Family. Audience: Dads. Moms. Families. Cost: $97 each series. Contact Name: EvergreenHealth. Contact Phone: 425.899.3000. Events Newsletter: Yes. Wednesday, December 24, 2014, 9:30 AM – 11:30 AM. EvergreenHealth Medical Center, 12040 NE 128th Street, Kirkland, WA 98034. For more info visit www.evergreenhealth.com.

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: No. Wednesday, December 24, 2014, 10:00 AM – 6:00 PM. 440 5th Ave North Seattle, WA 98109. For more info visit www.gatesfoundation.org.

Photos with Santa!

Make a new memory, continue a fond tradition, plan a magical moment with Santa for holiday photos. *Please visit the website for Santa's hours. Category: Family. Holiday. Audience: Families. Wednesday, December 24, 2014, 10:00 AM. Redmond Town Center 7525 166th Ave. NE Redmond, WA 98052. For more info visit www.santaphotos.com.

The Give Effect

Be a part of The Give Effect at the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation Visitor Center throughout the month of December. Visit us today to discover simple ways you can give back. Choose from 7 different cards on the “Giving Tree,” each with a different giving idea that supports a local or global non-profit organization. We also invite you to explore the “Get Involved Station” for ideas and resources to help you take action during this season of giving. The Visitor Center is FREE and open Tuesday-Saturday 10am-5pm. Public Tours Tuesday, Friday and Saturday from 2-3pm Learn more at: http://gates.ly/VCgivingtree Arrive Curious. Leave Inspired. Category: Benefit. Charitable. Family. Organizations. Audience: Kids. Teens. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Families. Cost: Free. Contact Email: visitorcenterstaff@gatesfoundation.org. Contact Phone: 206-709-3100. Wednesday, December 24, 2014, 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM. Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation Visitor Center 440 5th Ave North Seattle, WA 98109. For more info visit gates.ly.

Parent-Baby Groups at EvergreenHealth - Snugglers (0-3 months)

Since 1991, these popular classes have brought families together to learn about parenting and celebrate babies. Weekly classes include research-based parenting topics and time for questions and answers. Topics include sleep, feeding, couple relationships, post-partum adjustment, calming and soothing tips, infant development and more. Classes are facilitated by trained parenting and lactation educators. Guest speakers feature subjects ranging from postpartum exercise and fitness to the importance of play and learning. Bring your baby and come to class as soon as you can! The 0-3 month newborn Snugglers series is FREE! To register, call 425.899.3000 (no online registration). Category: Classes & Lectures. Family. Audience: Dads. Moms. Families. Cost: Free. Contact Name: EvergreenHealth. Contact Phone: 425.899.3000. Events Newsletter: Yes. Wednesday, December 24, 2014, 12:30 PM – 2:30 PM. EvergreenHealth Medical Center, 12040 NE 128th Street, Kirkland, WA 98034. For more info visit www.evergreenhealth.com.

Garden d’Lights at Bellevue Botanical Garden

One of the Pacific Northwest’s most popular holiday events is back!  Brought to you by the Bellevue Botanical Garden Society and Bellevue Parks and Community Services, Garden d’Lights features thousands of lights which transform the Garden into a blossoming winter wonderland. Garden d’Lights runs from Saturday, November 29, 2014 – Saturday, January 3, 2015, every evening from 4:30 – 9:30 pm (last entry at 9:00 pm). Tickets are $5 each, children 10 and under are free. Please visit www.gardendlights.org to purchase your tickets. Over 100,000 people enjoy this dazzling display each season, and this year we have new visitor services buildings with all new amenities. The route has changed, grown, and become more magical than ever. The brand new Trillium Store will be open every evening, brimming with gift items, holiday ornaments and décor. We hope you enjoy your visit! Category: Family. Holiday. Outdoor. Cost: $5. Contact Phone: 425-452-6844. Events Newsletter: Yes. Wednesday, December 24, 2014, 4:30 PM – 9:30 PM. Bellevue Botanical Garden 12001 Main Street Bellevue.

Christmas Eve Worship-contemporary

Welcome the Christ child in word, prayer, and song. In the 5:00 pm service, the music will be led by our contemporary service praise team. Category: Faith. Holiday. Audience: Kids. Teens. Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Families. Cost: freewill offering. Contact Name: The Lutheran Church of Christ the King. Contact Email: office@christtheking-bellevue.org. Wednesday, December 24, 2014, 5:00 PM – 6:00 PM. The Lutheran Church of Christ the King 3730 148th Avenue SE 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. Wednesday, December 24, 2014, 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, December 24, 2014, 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM. Bellevue Bahai Center. For more info visit www.eventbrite.com.

Snowflake Lane

On the street between Bellevue Square, Lincoln Square and Bellevue Place in Bellevue, Washington Don’t miss the 10th Anniversary of Snowflake Lane at The Bellevue Collection, our magical evening performance for the entire family. It’s a holiday spectacle of live toy soldier drummers, exhilarating music, animated snow characters, glittering lights all surrounded by snow falling every night along Bellevue Way. Use #SFLmemories to see you picture on SnowflakeLane.com and in Bellevue Square Center Court. Don’t miss these performances at Snowflake Lane, Snowstorm bring a high-tech energy, stages are located in front of Bellevue Place and outside Palomino. Little Princess Court Meet and Greet area, between The Cheesecake Factory and Blue C. Sushi, where you can meet the princesses and take your own photos with them. Category: Arts & Entertainment. Family. Holiday. Music. Outdoor. Theater. Audience: Kids. Teens. Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Families. Cost: Free. Wednesday, December 24, 2014, 7:00 PM – 7:20 PM. 575 Bellevue Square Bellevue WA 98004.

Zumba

Come out and party with us on Monday/Wednesday and Thursday nights to the sounds of some of the most exciting music all while burning those calories. Category: Sports & Recreation. Audience: Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Cost: $7.00 Drop-in. Contact Name: Marvid Schnieder. Contact Phone: 206-419-9305. Events Newsletter: No. Wednesday, December 24, 2014, 7:00 PM – 8:00 PM. 14224 Bel-Red Road Highland Community Center.

Christmas Eve Worship-traditional

Welcome the Christ child in word, prayer, and song. The 7:30 pm service will feature traditional music led by the organ. Category: Faith. Holiday. Audience: Kids. Teens. Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Families. Cost: freewill offering. Contact Name: The Lutheran Church of Christ the King. Contact Email: office@christtheking-bellevue.org. Contact Phone: 425.746.1711. Wednesday, December 24, 2014, 7:30 PM – 8:30 PM. The Lutheran Church of Christ the King 3730 148th Avenue SE Bellevue, WA 98006.

Christmas Eve Candle Lighting Service

Please join us for a candle lighting Christmas Eve service at 8P. "A Service of Lessons and Carols" will feature our Chancel Choir and handbells. Category: Faith. Audience: Kids. Teens. Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Families. Contact Name: Sue Wiseman. Contact Email: stpeters1@msn.com. Contact Phone: 425-747-3210. Wednesday, December 24, 2014, 8:00 PM – 9:00 PM. St. Peter's United Methodist Church, 17222 NE 8th Street, Bellevue WA.

Whiskers in Wonderland

Purrs, snuggles and nose kisses. Adopt a kitten and this can all be yours! $50 kitten adoptions this weekend only at Seattle Humane. Category: Charitable. Family. Holiday. Audience: Kids. Teens. Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Families. Cost: $50. Contact Name: Seattle Humane. Contact Email: adoption@seattlehumane.org. Contact Phone: 425-649-7563. Thursday, December 25, 2014. 13212 SE Eastgate Way Bellevue, WA 98005.

Christmas Day Eucharist

Christmas Day worship with Holy Communion. Category: Faith. Holiday. Audience: Kids. Teens. Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Families. Cost: freewill offering. Contact Name: The Lutheran Church of Christ the King. Contact Email: office@christtheking-bellevue.org. Contact Phone: 425.746.1711. Thursday, December 25, 2014, 9:30 AM – 11:00 AM. The Lutheran Church of Christ the King 3730 148th Avenue SE Bellevue, WA 98006.

Christmas Day Yoga Class

Come join us for alignment-based yoga on Christmas morning. Space is limited. Mats and props supplied. Not designed for 1st time students or serious medical issues. Category: Classes & Lectures. Audience: Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Cost: $20. Contact Name: Front Desk. Contact Email: frontdesk@aliveandshinecenter.com. Contact Phone: 425-746-7476. Thursday, December 25, 2014, 9:30 AM – 11:00 AM. ALIVE & SHINE CENTER 2255 140TH AVE NE BELLEVUE WA 98005. For more info visit www.aliveandshinecenter.com.

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: No. Thursday, December 25, 2014, 10:00 AM – 6:00 PM. 440 5th Ave North Seattle, WA 98109. For more info visit www.gatesfoundation.org.

The Give Effect

Be a part of The Give Effect at the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation Visitor Center throughout the month of December. Visit us today to discover simple ways you can give back. Choose from 7 different cards on the “Giving Tree,” each with a different giving idea that supports a local or global non-profit organization. We also invite you to explore the “Get Involved Station” for ideas and resources to help you take action during this season of giving. The Visitor Center is FREE and open Tuesday-Saturday 10am-5pm. Public Tours Tuesday, Friday and Saturday from 2-3pm Learn more at: http://gates.ly/VCgivingtree Arrive Curious. Leave Inspired. Category: Benefit. Charitable. Family. Organizations. Audience: Kids. Teens. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Families. Cost: Free. Contact Email: visitorcenterstaff@gatesfoundation.org. Contact Phone: 206-709-3100. Thursday, December 25, 2014, 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM. Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation Visitor Center 440 5th Ave North Seattle, WA 98109. For more info visit gates.ly.

Garden d’Lights at Bellevue Botanical Garden

One of the Pacific Northwest’s most popular holiday events is back!  Brought to you by the Bellevue Botanical Garden Society and Bellevue Parks and Community Services, Garden d’Lights features thousands of lights which transform the Garden into a blossoming winter wonderland. Garden d’Lights runs from Saturday, November 29, 2014 – Saturday, January 3, 2015, every evening from 4:30 – 9:30 pm (last entry at 9:00 pm). Tickets are $5 each, children 10 and under are free. Please visit www.gardendlights.org to purchase your tickets. Over 100,000 people enjoy this dazzling display each season, and this year we have new visitor services buildings with all new amenities. The route has changed, grown, and become more magical than ever. The brand new Trillium Store will be open every evening, brimming with gift items, holiday ornaments and décor. We hope you enjoy your visit! Category: Family. Holiday. Outdoor. Cost: $5. Contact Phone: 425-452-6844. Events Newsletter: Yes. Thursday, December 25, 2014, 4:30 PM – 9:30 PM. Bellevue Botanical Garden 12001 Main Street Bellevue.

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, December 25, 2014, 6:00 PM. 13212 SE Eastgate Way Bellevue WA 98005. For more info visit www.seattlehumane.org.

Zumba

Come out and party with us on Monday/Wednesday and Thursday nights to the sounds of some of the most exciting music all while burning those calories. Category: Sports & Recreation. Audience: Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Cost: $7.00 Drop-in. Contact Name: Marvid Schnieder. Contact Phone: 206-419-9305. Events Newsletter: No. Thursday, December 25, 2014, 7:00 PM – 8:00 PM. 14224 Bel-Red Road Highland Community Center.

Blue Fridays at Seattle Humane!

Blue Fridays at Seattle Humane! Wear your favorite Hawks gear any Blue Friday of the season and receive $12 off the adoption of your own MVP. See our starting lineup of dogs, cats and critters now! Category: Charitable. Family. Audience: Kids. Teens. Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Families. Contact Name: Adoption Team. Contact Email: adoption@seattlehumane.org. Contact Phone: 425-649-7563. Events Newsletter: Yes. Friday, December 26, 2014. Seattle Humane Society 13212 SE Eastgate Way Bellevue, WA 98005.

Walk With Your Libraries

Walk With Your Libraries Isn't it time to get moving? Exercise your mind and body with your library's collection and custom walking maps. For fun, for fitness, for life, walk with your libraries! Please visit guides.kcls.org/walkwithyourlibrary or call the library at 425.486.7811 for more information. Category: Sports & Recreation. Cost: Free. Events Newsletter: Yes. Friday, December 26, 2014. King County Library System.

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, December 26, 2014. 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: No. Friday, December 26, 2014, 10:00 AM – 6:00 PM. 440 5th Ave North Seattle, WA 98109. For more info visit www.gatesfoundation.org.

The Give Effect

Be a part of The Give Effect at the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation Visitor Center throughout the month of December. Visit us today to discover simple ways you can give back. Choose from 7 different cards on the “Giving Tree,” each with a different giving idea that supports a local or global non-profit organization. We also invite you to explore the “Get Involved Station” for ideas and resources to help you take action during this season of giving. The Visitor Center is FREE and open Tuesday-Saturday 10am-5pm. Public Tours Tuesday, Friday and Saturday from 2-3pm Learn more at: http://gates.ly/VCgivingtree Arrive Curious. Leave Inspired. Category: Benefit. Charitable. Family. Organizations. Audience: Kids. Teens. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Families. Cost: Free. Contact Email: visitorcenterstaff@gatesfoundation.org. Contact Phone: 206-709-3100. Friday, December 26, 2014, 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM. Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation Visitor Center 440 5th Ave North Seattle, WA 98109. For more info visit gates.ly.

Garden d’Lights at Bellevue Botanical Garden

One of the Pacific Northwest’s most popular holiday events is back!  Brought to you by the Bellevue Botanical Garden Society and Bellevue Parks and Community Services, Garden d’Lights features thousands of lights which transform the Garden into a blossoming winter wonderland. Garden d’Lights runs from Saturday, November 29, 2014 – Saturday, January 3, 2015, every evening from 4:30 – 9:30 pm (last entry at 9:00 pm). Tickets are $5 each, children 10 and under are free. Please visit www.gardendlights.org to purchase your tickets. Over 100,000 people enjoy this dazzling display each season, and this year we have new visitor services buildings with all new amenities. The route has changed, grown, and become more magical than ever. The brand new Trillium Store will be open every evening, brimming with gift items, holiday ornaments and décor. We hope you enjoy your visit! Category: Family. Holiday. Outdoor. Cost: $5. Contact Phone: 425-452-6844. Events Newsletter: Yes. Friday, December 26, 2014, 4:30 PM – 9:30 PM. Bellevue Botanical Garden 12001 Main Street Bellevue.

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, December 26, 2014, 6:00 PM. 13212 SE Eastgate Way Bellevue WA 98005. For more info visit www.seattlehumane.org.

Whiskers in Wonderland

Purrs, snuggles and nose kisses. Adopt a kitten and this can all be yours! $50 kitten adoptions this weekend only at Seattle Humane. Category: Charitable. Family. Holiday. Audience: Kids. Teens. Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Families. Cost: $50. Contact Name: Seattle Humane. Contact Email: adoption@seattlehumane.org. Contact Phone: 425-649-7563. Saturday, December 27, 2014. 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: No. Saturday, December 27, 2014, 10:00 AM – 6:00 PM. 440 5th Ave North Seattle, WA 98109. For more info visit www.gatesfoundation.org.

The Give Effect

Be a part of The Give Effect at the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation Visitor Center throughout the month of December. Visit us today to discover simple ways you can give back. Choose from 7 different cards on the “Giving Tree,” each with a different giving idea that supports a local or global non-profit organization. We also invite you to explore the “Get Involved Station” for ideas and resources to help you take action during this season of giving. The Visitor Center is FREE and open Tuesday-Saturday 10am-5pm. Public Tours Tuesday, Friday and Saturday from 2-3pm Learn more at: http://gates.ly/VCgivingtree Arrive Curious. Leave Inspired. Category: Benefit. Charitable. Family. Organizations. Audience: Kids. Teens. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Families. Cost: Free. Contact Email: visitorcenterstaff@gatesfoundation.org. Contact Phone: 206-709-3100. Saturday, December 27, 2014, 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM. Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation Visitor Center 440 5th Ave North Seattle, WA 98109. For more info visit gates.ly.

Wild Tracks

Learn about different signs on animals, and then take a walk through Lewis Creek looking for signs of wildlife: tracks, scat, rubbings, tunnels, etc. Each child will make and take home a plaster track! Ages: 5+. Cost: $2 Resident $3 Non-Resident Pre-registration required. To Register: 425-452-6885. Info: 425-452-4195. Course # 86698. Category: Family. Audience: Kids. Families. Cost: $2 Resident, $3 Non-Resident. Contact Name: Lewis Creek Visitor Center. Contact Email: LCVC@bellevuewa.gov. Contact Phone: 425-452-4195. Saturday, December 27, 2014, 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM. Lewis Creek Visitor Center 5808 Lakemont Blvd SE Bellevue, WA 98006. For more info visit www.bellevuewa.gov.

Wild Tracks

Learn about different signs of animals, and then take a walk through Lewis Creek looking for signs of wildlife: tracks, scat, rubbings, tunnels, etc. Each child will make and take home a plaster track! Ages: 5+. Cost: $2 Resident $3 Non-Resident Pre-registration required. To Register: 425-452-6885. Info: 425-452-4195. Course # 86698. Category: Family. Outdoor. Audience: Kids. Families. Cost: $2 Bellevue Resident, $3 non-resident. Contact Phone: 425-452-6885. Events Newsletter: Yes. Saturday, December 27, 2014, 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM. Lewis Creek Park Visitor Center 5808 Lakemont Blvd SE Bellevue, WA.

Garden d’Lights at Bellevue Botanical Garden

One of the Pacific Northwest’s most popular holiday events is back!  Brought to you by the Bellevue Botanical Garden Society and Bellevue Parks and Community Services, Garden d’Lights features thousands of lights which transform the Garden into a blossoming winter wonderland. Garden d’Lights runs from Saturday, November 29, 2014 – Saturday, January 3, 2015, every evening from 4:30 – 9:30 pm (last entry at 9:00 pm). Tickets are $5 each, children 10 and under are free. Please visit www.gardendlights.org to purchase your tickets. Over 100,000 people enjoy this dazzling display each season, and this year we have new visitor services buildings with all new amenities. The route has changed, grown, and become more magical than ever. The brand new Trillium Store will be open every evening, brimming with gift items, holiday ornaments and décor. We hope you enjoy your visit! Category: Family. Holiday. Outdoor. Cost: $5. Contact Phone: 425-452-6844. Events Newsletter: Yes. Saturday, December 27, 2014, 4:30 PM – 9:30 PM. Bellevue Botanical Garden 12001 Main Street Bellevue.

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, December 27, 2014, 6:00 PM. 13212 SE Eastgate Way Bellevue WA 98005. For more info visit www.seattlehumane.org.

Whiskers in Wonderland

Purrs, snuggles and nose kisses. Adopt a kitten and this can all be yours! $50 kitten adoptions this weekend only at Seattle Humane. Category: Charitable. Family. Holiday. Audience: Kids. Teens. Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Families. Cost: $50. Contact Name: Seattle Humane. Contact Email: adoption@seattlehumane.org. Contact Phone: 425-649-7563. Sunday, December 28, 2014. 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: No. Sunday, December 28, 2014, 10:00 AM – 6:00 PM. 440 5th Ave North Seattle, WA 98109. For more info visit www.gatesfoundation.org.

The Give Effect

Be a part of The Give Effect at the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation Visitor Center throughout the month of December. Visit us today to discover simple ways you can give back. Choose from 7 different cards on the “Giving Tree,” each with a different giving idea that supports a local or global non-profit organization. We also invite you to explore the “Get Involved Station” for ideas and resources to help you take action during this season of giving. The Visitor Center is FREE and open Tuesday-Saturday 10am-5pm. Public Tours Tuesday, Friday and Saturday from 2-3pm Learn more at: http://gates.ly/VCgivingtree Arrive Curious. Leave Inspired. Category: Benefit. Charitable. Family. Organizations. Audience: Kids. Teens. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Families. Cost: Free. Contact Email: visitorcenterstaff@gatesfoundation.org. Contact Phone: 206-709-3100. Sunday, December 28, 2014, 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM. Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation Visitor Center 440 5th Ave North Seattle, WA 98109. For more info visit gates.ly.

Center for Spiritual Living Bellevue Sunday Service

We believe in a world that works for EVERYone!! We believe that the Universe is Spiritual and has Intelligence, Purpose, Beauty, and Order. Our beliefs are in harmony with all the world’s great spiritual teachings and we honor all paths to God. Join us on Sundays for 10am Meditation and 10:30 Celebration Services at the North Bellevue Community Center. Category: Arts & Entertainment. Benefit. Charitable. Classes & Lectures. Fairs & Festivals. Faith. Family. Government. Graduation. Holiday. Music. Organizations. Outdoor. Political. Reunions. Schools. Service Clubs. Sports & Recreation. Theater. Volunteer. Wedding. Audience: Kids. Teens. Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Families. Cost: Free. Contact Name: Reverend Marla Mason. Contact Email: revmarla@cslbellevue.org. Contact Phone: 425-919-5144. Events Newsletter: No. Sunday, December 28, 2014, 10:30 AM – 11:30 AM. North Bellevue Community Center 4063 148th Ave NE Bellevue 98007.

Essential Church Worship Gatherings

Essential Church will begin gathering at the South Bellevue Community Center this Sunday! Join us for one of our pre-launch gatherings for worship, a message, and to hear more about the mission and vision of Essential Church. Each week we will worship together and then offer children's ministry for 4k- 5th grade. See you on Sunday! Category: Faith. Family. Music. Organizations. Audience: Kids. Teens. Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Families. Cost: Free! Contact Name: Warren Mainard. Contact Email: warren@essentialchurch.cc. Contact Phone: 4252707022. Events Newsletter: No. Sunday, December 28, 2014, 10:40 AM – 12:00 PM. South Bellevue Community Center 14509 SE Newport Way Bellevue, WA 98006.

Garden d’Lights at Bellevue Botanical Garden

One of the Pacific Northwest’s most popular holiday events is back!  Brought to you by the Bellevue Botanical Garden Society and Bellevue Parks and Community Services, Garden d’Lights features thousands of lights which transform the Garden into a blossoming winter wonderland. Garden d’Lights runs from Saturday, November 29, 2014 – Saturday, January 3, 2015, every evening from 4:30 – 9:30 pm (last entry at 9:00 pm). Tickets are $5 each, children 10 and under are free. Please visit www.gardendlights.org to purchase your tickets. Over 100,000 people enjoy this dazzling display each season, and this year we have new visitor services buildings with all new amenities. The route has changed, grown, and become more magical than ever. The brand new Trillium Store will be open every evening, brimming with gift items, holiday ornaments and décor. We hope you enjoy your visit! Category: Family. Holiday. Outdoor. Cost: $5. Contact Phone: 425-452-6844. Events Newsletter: Yes. Sunday, December 28, 2014, 4:30 PM – 9:30 PM. Bellevue Botanical Garden 12001 Main Street Bellevue.

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, December 28, 2014, 6:00 PM. 13212 SE Eastgate Way Bellevue WA 98005. For more info visit www.seattlehumane.org.

Whiskers in Wonderland

Purrs, snuggles and nose kisses. Adopt a kitten and this can all be yours! $50 kitten adoptions this weekend only at Seattle Humane. Category: Charitable. Family. Holiday. Audience: Kids. Teens. Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Families. Cost: $50. Contact Name: Seattle Humane. Contact Email: adoption@seattlehumane.org. Contact Phone: 425-649-7563. Monday, December 29, 2014. 13212 SE Eastgate Way Bellevue, WA 98005.

Free Skate Mondays compliments of Bank of America and Alaska Airlines Visa Signature® card

Simply present your Bank of America debit or credit card, or your Alaska Airlines Visa Signature® card, at the ice arena to receive two free skate admissions and skate rentals at the Magic Season Ice Arena presented by Bank of America and Alaska Airlines Visa Signature® card (a $24 value). Limit of two admissions per person and limited to skate availability. Visit bankofamerica.com to apply for a Bank of America credit, debit, or Alaska Airlines Visa Signature® card. Category: Arts & Entertainment. Fairs & Festivals. Family. Holiday. Outdoor. Sports & Recreation. Audience: Kids. Teens. Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Families. Cost: Free. Contact Name: Downtown Bellevue Association. Contact Email: barbara@bellevuedowntown.org. Contact Phone: (425) 453-1223. Monday, December 29, 2014, 10:00 AM – 11:00 PM. Bellevue Downtown Park 10201 NE 4th St (SW corner of park, near waterfall) 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: No. Monday, December 29, 2014, 10:00 AM – 6:00 PM. 440 5th Ave North Seattle, WA 98109. For more info visit www.gatesfoundation.org.

The Give Effect

Be a part of The Give Effect at the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation Visitor Center throughout the month of December. Visit us today to discover simple ways you can give back. Choose from 7 different cards on the “Giving Tree,” each with a different giving idea that supports a local or global non-profit organization. We also invite you to explore the “Get Involved Station” for ideas and resources to help you take action during this season of giving. The Visitor Center is FREE and open Tuesday-Saturday 10am-5pm. Public Tours Tuesday, Friday and Saturday from 2-3pm Learn more at: http://gates.ly/VCgivingtree Arrive Curious. Leave Inspired. Category: Benefit. Charitable. Family. Organizations. Audience: Kids. Teens. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Families. Cost: Free. Contact Email: visitorcenterstaff@gatesfoundation.org. Contact Phone: 206-709-3100. Monday, December 29, 2014, 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM. Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation Visitor Center 440 5th Ave North Seattle, WA 98109. For more info visit gates.ly.

Garden d’Lights at Bellevue Botanical Garden

One of the Pacific Northwest’s most popular holiday events is back!  Brought to you by the Bellevue Botanical Garden Society and Bellevue Parks and Community Services, Garden d’Lights features thousands of lights which transform the Garden into a blossoming winter wonderland. Garden d’Lights runs from Saturday, November 29, 2014 – Saturday, January 3, 2015, every evening from 4:30 – 9:30 pm (last entry at 9:00 pm). Tickets are $5 each, children 10 and under are free. Please visit www.gardendlights.org to purchase your tickets. Over 100,000 people enjoy this dazzling display each season, and this year we have new visitor services buildings with all new amenities. The route has changed, grown, and become more magical than ever. The brand new Trillium Store will be open every evening, brimming with gift items, holiday ornaments and décor. We hope you enjoy your visit! Category: Family. Holiday. Outdoor. Cost: $5. Contact Phone: 425-452-6844. Events Newsletter: Yes. Monday, December 29, 2014, 4:30 PM – 9:30 PM. Bellevue Botanical Garden 12001 Main Street Bellevue.

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, December 29, 2014, 6:00 PM. 13212 SE Eastgate Way Bellevue WA 98005. For more info visit www.seattlehumane.org.

Zumba

Come out and party with us on Monday/Wednesday and Thursday nights to the sounds of some of the most exciting music all while burning those calories. Category: Sports & Recreation. Audience: Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Cost: $7.00 Drop-in. Contact Name: Marvid Schnieder. Contact Phone: 206-419-9305. Events Newsletter: No. Monday, December 29, 2014, 7:00 PM – 8:00 PM. 14224 Bel-Red Road Highland Community Center.

December Featured Artists Exhibit

Melissa Jander presents "Through a Wooded Wilderness," inspired by a quote from Robert Lewis Stevenson. "It is not so much for its beauty that the forest makes a claim upon men's hearts, as for that subtle something, that quality of air, that emanation from old trees, that so wonderfull changes and renews a weary spirit." Jerry Baldwin presents "From the Garden," a display of paintings that captures the diversity, beauty and rich colors found in nature. Holiday gallery hours are Tues/Wed/Sun 11 to 3, Thurs/Fri/Sat noon to 8 p.m. Artwalk and Artists' reception Fri, Dec. 12, 6 to 8 p.m.. Category: Arts & Entertainment. Audience: Kids. Teens. Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Families. Cost: Free. Contact Name: Marne Jensen. Contact Email: marnejensen@aol.com. Contact Phone: 425-427-6020. Tuesday, December 30, 2014. Parklane Gallery 130 Park Lane Kirkland, WA 98033.

Professional Pitching and Catching Instruction from Toronto Blue Jays Farm Hands Pierce Rankin and Matt Boyd

Prepare your game for the upcoming season with instruction with Current Toronto Blue Jays and Former PAC-12 players Matt Boyd and Pierce Rankin. Pitching Instruction includes Fundamentals of a Dynamic Efficient Delivery, Preventative Arm Care Techniques, Video Analysis, Mental Game and a Professional Evaluation. Catching Instruction Emphasis on the fundamentals of Receiving – stance, target, posture | Blocking- flexibility, body position | Throwing – stance, footwork & timing. Small Class Sessions | SPOTS ARE LIMITED! 16 players/session for Pitching | 5 players/session for Catching December 30th & 31st, 2014, TWO pitching & catching sessions: 12 and under - 10am-12pm 13 and up - 1pm-3pm. Category: Classes & Lectures. Family. Sports & Recreation. Audience: Kids. Teens. Dads. Moms. Cost: Pitching Price: $125 per/player | Catching Price: $200 per/player. Contact Name: Matt Boyd. Contact Email: MatthewRBoyd@outlook.com. Contact Phone: 206-660-7189. Tuesday, December 30, 2014 – Wednesday, December 31, 2014. Redmond Workout Facility (DBA 5Tool.com) 9101 151st Ave NE Redmond, WA 98052.

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, December 30, 2014. 13212 SE Eastgate Way Bellevue, WA 98005.

Parent-Baby Groups at EvergreenHealth - Gigglers (3-6 months)

Since 1991, these popular classes have brought families together to learn about parenting and celebrate babies. Weekly classes include research-based parenting topics and time for questions and answers. Topics include sleep, feeding, couple relationships, post-partum adjustment, calming and soothing tips, infant development and more. Classes are facilitated by trained parenting and lactation educators. Guest speakers feature subjects ranging from postpartum exercise and fitness to the importance of play and learning. Bring your baby and come to class as soon as you can! To register, call 425.899.3000 (no online registration). Category: Classes & Lectures. Family. Audience: Dads. Moms. Families. Cost: $97 each series. Contact Name: EvergreenHealth. Contact Phone: 425.899.3000. Events Newsletter: Yes. Tuesday, December 30, 2014, 9:30 AM – 11:30 AM. EvergreenHealth Medical Center, 12040 NE 128th Street, Kirkland, WA 98034. For more info visit www.evergreenhealth.com.

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: No. Tuesday, December 30, 2014, 10:00 AM – 6:00 PM. 440 5th Ave North Seattle, WA 98109. For more info visit www.gatesfoundation.org.

The Give Effect

Be a part of The Give Effect at the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation Visitor Center throughout the month of December. Visit us today to discover simple ways you can give back. Choose from 7 different cards on the “Giving Tree,” each with a different giving idea that supports a local or global non-profit organization. We also invite you to explore the “Get Involved Station” for ideas and resources to help you take action during this season of giving. The Visitor Center is FREE and open Tuesday-Saturday 10am-5pm. Public Tours Tuesday, Friday and Saturday from 2-3pm Learn more at: http://gates.ly/VCgivingtree Arrive Curious. Leave Inspired. Category: Benefit. Charitable. Family. Organizations. Audience: Kids. Teens. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Families. Cost: Free. Contact Email: visitorcenterstaff@gatesfoundation.org. Contact Phone: 206-709-3100. Tuesday, December 30, 2014, 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM. Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation Visitor Center 440 5th Ave North Seattle, WA 98109. For more info visit gates.ly.

Parent-Baby Groups at EvergreenHealth - Snugglers (0-3 months)

Since 1991, these popular classes have brought families together to learn about parenting and celebrate babies. Weekly classes include research-based parenting topics and time for questions and answers. Topics include sleep, feeding, couple relationships, post-partum adjustment, calming and soothing tips, infant development and more. Classes are facilitated by trained parenting and lactation educators. Guest speakers feature subjects ranging from postpartum exercise and fitness to the importance of play and learning. Bring your baby and come to class as soon as you can! The 0-3 month newborn Snugglers series is FREE! To register, call 425.899.3000 (no online registration). Category: Classes & Lectures. Family. Audience: Dads. Moms. Families. Cost: Free. Contact Name: EvergreenHealth. Contact Phone: 425.899.3000. Events Newsletter: Yes. Tuesday, December 30, 2014, 12:30 PM – 2:30 PM. EvergreenHealth Medical Center, 12040 NE 128th Street, Kirkland, WA 98034. For more info visit www.evergreenhealth.com.

Garden d’Lights at Bellevue Botanical Garden

One of the Pacific Northwest’s most popular holiday events is back!  Brought to you by the Bellevue Botanical Garden Society and Bellevue Parks and Community Services, Garden d’Lights features thousands of lights which transform the Garden into a blossoming winter wonderland. Garden d’Lights runs from Saturday, November 29, 2014 – Saturday, January 3, 2015, every evening from 4:30 – 9:30 pm (last entry at 9:00 pm). Tickets are $5 each, children 10 and under are free. Please visit www.gardendlights.org to purchase your tickets. Over 100,000 people enjoy this dazzling display each season, and this year we have new visitor services buildings with all new amenities. The route has changed, grown, and become more magical than ever. The brand new Trillium Store will be open every evening, brimming with gift items, holiday ornaments and décor. We hope you enjoy your visit! Category: Family. Holiday. Outdoor. Cost: $5. Contact Phone: 425-452-6844. Events Newsletter: Yes. Tuesday, December 30, 2014, 4:30 PM – 9:30 PM. Bellevue Botanical Garden 12001 Main Street Bellevue.

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, December 30, 2014, 6:00 PM. 13212 SE Eastgate Way Bellevue WA 98005. For more info visit www.seattlehumane.org.

Whiskers in Wonderland

Purrs, snuggles and nose kisses. Adopt a kitten and this can all be yours! $50 kitten adoptions this weekend only at Seattle Humane. Category: Charitable. Family. Holiday. Audience: Kids. Teens. Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Families. Cost: $50. Contact Name: Seattle Humane. Contact Email: adoption@seattlehumane.org. Contact Phone: 425-649-7563. Wednesday, December 31, 2014. 13212 SE Eastgate Way Bellevue, WA 98005.

Parent-Baby Groups at EvergreenHealth - Gigglers (3-6 months)

Since 1991, these popular classes have brought families together to learn about parenting and celebrate babies. Weekly classes include research-based parenting topics and time for questions and answers. Topics include sleep, feeding, couple relationships, post-partum adjustment, calming and soothing tips, infant development and more. Classes are facilitated by trained parenting and lactation educators. Guest speakers feature subjects ranging from postpartum exercise and fitness to the importance of play and learning. Bring your baby and come to class as soon as you can! To register, call 425.899.3000 (no online registration). Category: Classes & Lectures. Family. Audience: Dads. Moms. Families. Cost: $97 each series. Contact Name: EvergreenHealth. Contact Phone: 425.899.3000. Events Newsletter: Yes. Wednesday, December 31, 2014, 9:30 AM – 11:30 AM. EvergreenHealth Medical Center, 12040 NE 128th Street, Kirkland, WA 98034. For more info visit www.evergreenhealth.com.

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: No. Wednesday, December 31, 2014, 10:00 AM – 6:00 PM. 440 5th Ave North Seattle, WA 98109. For more info visit www.gatesfoundation.org.

Parent-Baby Groups at EvergreenHealth - Snugglers (0-3 months)

Since 1991, these popular classes have brought families together to learn about parenting and celebrate babies. Weekly classes include research-based parenting topics and time for questions and answers. Topics include sleep, feeding, couple relationships, post-partum adjustment, calming and soothing tips, infant development and more. Classes are facilitated by trained parenting and lactation educators. Guest speakers feature subjects ranging from postpartum exercise and fitness to the importance of play and learning. Bring your baby and come to class as soon as you can! The 0-3 month newborn Snugglers series is FREE! To register, call 425.899.3000 (no online registration). Category: Classes & Lectures. Family. Audience: Dads. Moms. Families. Cost: Free. Contact Name: EvergreenHealth. Contact Phone: 425.899.3000. Events Newsletter: Yes. Wednesday, December 31, 2014, 12:30 PM – 2:30 PM. EvergreenHealth Medical Center, 12040 NE 128th Street, Kirkland, WA 98034. For more info visit www.evergreenhealth.com.

Garden d’Lights at Bellevue Botanical Garden

One of the Pacific Northwest’s most popular holiday events is back!  Brought to you by the Bellevue Botanical Garden Society and Bellevue Parks and Community Services, Garden d’Lights features thousands of lights which transform the Garden into a blossoming winter wonderland. Garden d’Lights runs from Saturday, November 29, 2014 – Saturday, January 3, 2015, every evening from 4:30 – 9:30 pm (last entry at 9:00 pm). Tickets are $5 each, children 10 and under are free. Please visit www.gardendlights.org to purchase your tickets. Over 100,000 people enjoy this dazzling display each season, and this year we have new visitor services buildings with all new amenities. The route has changed, grown, and become more magical than ever. The brand new Trillium Store will be open every evening, brimming with gift items, holiday ornaments and décor. We hope you enjoy your visit! Category: Family. Holiday. Outdoor. Cost: $5. Contact Phone: 425-452-6844. Events Newsletter: Yes. Wednesday, December 31, 2014, 4:30 PM – 9:30 PM. Bellevue Botanical Garden 12001 Main Street Bellevue.

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, December 31, 2014, 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, December 31, 2014, 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM. Bellevue Bahai Center. For more info visit www.eventbrite.com.

New Year's Eve Dinner and Gala

Celebrate 2014 and the finale of our 99th season at Lake Crescent Lodge in Olympic National Park. We welcome you to join us at our festive New Year's Eve Gala with live music and merriment, then ring in 2015 at our New Year's Day Brunch! New Year's Eve kicks off live music by Jazz Unlimited Band. New Year's Celebration Details & Pricing Gala Package: $99 per guest includes hand-passed hors d’ oeuvre reception, Chef’s presentation appetizers, two cocktail tickets, Midnight Champagne Toast, and party favors. Dinner & Gala Package: $165 per guest includes Gala Package plus special New Year’s Eve dinner seating. Overnight Gala Package: Includes Gala Package and overnight accommodations for two. See below for a pre-tax price listing based on preferred room choice. Rates below are include auto-gratuity and a $3 donation to the Washington National Park Fund. If you do not wish to donate to the Washington National Park Fund, please notify the front desk at check in and we will remove it fro… Category: Arts & Entertainment. Food & Drink. Holiday. Music. Audience: Kids. Teens. Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Families. Cost: Starting from $99. Contact Name: Guest Services. Contact Email: mills-rachel@aramark.com. Contact Phone: 360-928-3211. Wednesday, December 31, 2014, 7:00 PM. Lake Crescent Lodge 416 Lake Crescent Rd Port Angeles, WA 98363.

Zumba

Come out and party with us on Monday/Wednesday and Thursday nights to the sounds of some of the most exciting music all while burning those calories. Category: Sports & Recreation. Audience: Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Cost: $7.00 Drop-in. Contact Name: Marvid Schnieder. Contact Phone: 206-419-9305. Events Newsletter: No. Wednesday, December 31, 2014, 7:00 PM – 8:00 PM. 14224 Bel-Red Road Highland Community Center.

NEW YEAR' S EVE GALA ON THE EASTSIDE!

An evening of musical joy!! With some of the Northwest's finest artists! (hot wassail will abound at 7:00PM!) and followed by Dessert and Champagne! Charles Rus, on the Metzler organ Erica Row, soprano, Michael Partington, guitar, Yesong Sophie Lee, violin, Yelena Balabanova, Steinway Artist. piano, Alyce Rogers, contralto + Glenda Williams, piano, David Boeckh, organ scholar, Mark and Mary Beth Rogers, ringmaster and piano www.stthomasmedina.org 425,454,9541. Category: Arts & Entertainment. Charitable. Music. Audience: Teens. Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Families. Cost: $20.00 suggested donation. Contact Name: Alyce Rogers. Contact Email: alyce.rogers@comcast.net. Contact Phone: 425-646-9550. Wednesday, December 31, 2014, 7:30 PM – 9:30 PM. St. Thomas Episcopal Church, 8398 NE 12th, Medina WA (corner 84th Ave ).

Geoffrey Castle's New Year's Eve Celebration

Geoffrey Castle's East Coast, West Coast New Year's Celebration. Come enjoy Castle's jaw-dropping electric violin musicianship with a solo performance for the East Coast New Year's show. For the West Coast New Year's, he will be joined by his accomplished band, and a visit by the most humorous Santa on the Eastside. This is a fun and memorable way to ring in the New Year. Category: Arts & Entertainment. Holiday. Music. Audience: Singles. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Contact Phone: 425-454-2776. Wednesday, December 31, 2014, 8:00 PM – Thursday, January 1, 2015, 12:00 AM. Bake's Place 155 108th ave NE Bellevue, 98004.

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

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

It’s interactive, kid friendly, and full of teachable and inspirational moments. Bring your family to the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation Visitor Center for a free visit to learn about the work being done to improve lives from Seattle to South Africa. The Visitor Center, through engaging and thought-provoking exhibits, allows parents and children to dive into some of the world’s toughest challenges and learn how to act on their own ideas and solutions. Families can expect hands-on exhibits and spaces to create, explore, and discuss. It’s an experience unlike any other in Seattle. Visit us across the street from the Seattle Center and the iconic Space Needle for an experience that will leave your family hopeful. Arrive curious. Leave inspired. Open Tuesday – Saturday, 10am to 5pm (until 6pm from June 3-August 30) Closed Sunday, Monday, and all U.S. holidays Special hours on Memorial Day weekend and Labor Day weekend: Sunday, May 25, 10am to 5pm Sunday, August 31, 10am to 6pm. Category: Charitable. Organizations. Volunteer. Audience: Kids. Teens. Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Families. Cost: FREE. Events Newsletter: No. Thursday, January 1, 2015, 10:00 AM – 6:00 PM. 440 5th Ave North Seattle, WA 98109. For more info visit www.gatesfoundation.org.

New Year's Day Brunch

New Year’s Day Brunch January 1st, 2015—10:00 AM to 2:00 PM Start the New Year right, right here! Our Famous Holiday Brunch wraps up our closing day and celebration for the season. Please call the lodge for Reservations. Category: Food & Drink. Holiday. Music. Audience: Kids. Teens. Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Families. Cost: Adults - $32, Seniors - $28, under 12 - $14, under 4 - Free. Contact Name: Guest Services. Contact Email: mills-rachel@aramark.com. Contact Phone: 360-928-3211. Thursday, January 1, 2015, 10:00 AM – 2:00 PM. Lake Crescent Lodge 416 Lake Crescent Rd Port Angeles, WA 98363.

New Year’s Day Glowing Skating Party

Family friendly event for New Year’s Day! Light up your New Year at the Glow in the Dark Skating Party at Redmond Town Center on January 1st. All attendees will receive glow in the dark bracelets, glow sticks and necklaces to adorn while twirling on our black lighted skating rink. The DJ will liven up the rink with freeze skate games and top-forty music. Enjoy yummy New Year’s treats and make sure to wear white to add extra “glow” under the black lights. Show off a fluorescent face painting. Thursday, January 1 | 4 to 8 pm Admission: $5 per person (5 and over, special event pricing cannot be combined with other offers). Glow in the Dark Accessories • Live DJ • Sweet Treats • Skating Games • Face Painting • Amazing Prizes WIN PRIZES FROM: Lucy • BJ’s Restaurant • Pinkabella • Spazzo • Red Mango • Gabriel Cosmetics • Seattle Sun Tan • Paint Away! • The Bar Method And more... Category: Family. Holiday. Outdoor. Audience: Kids. Teens. Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Families. Cost: $5 per person (5 and over, special event pricing cannot be combined with other offers). Contact Name: Guest Services. Contact Email: GuestServices@RedmondTownCenter.com. Contact Phone: 425.869.2640. Events Newsletter: Yes. Thursday, January 1, 2015, 4:00 PM – 8:00 PM. Redmond Town Center. For more info visit redmondtowncenter.com.

Garden d’Lights at Bellevue Botanical Garden

One of the Pacific Northwest’s most popular holiday events is back!  Brought to you by the Bellevue Botanical Garden Society and Bellevue Parks and Community Services, Garden d’Lights features thousands of lights which transform the Garden into a blossoming winter wonderland. Garden d’Lights runs from Saturday, November 29, 2014 – Saturday, January 3, 2015, every evening from 4:30 – 9:30 pm (last entry at 9:00 pm). Tickets are $5 each, children 10 and under are free. Please visit www.gardendlights.org to purchase your tickets. Over 100,000 people enjoy this dazzling display each season, and this year we have new visitor services buildings with all new amenities. The route has changed, grown, and become more magical than ever. The brand new Trillium Store will be open every evening, brimming with gift items, holiday ornaments and décor. We hope you enjoy your visit! Category: Family. Holiday. Outdoor. Cost: $5. Contact Phone: 425-452-6844. Events Newsletter: Yes. Thursday, January 1, 2015, 4:30 PM – 9:30 PM. Bellevue Botanical Garden 12001 Main Street Bellevue.

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, January 1, 2015, 6:00 PM. 13212 SE Eastgate Way Bellevue WA 98005. For more info visit www.seattlehumane.org.

Blue Fridays at Seattle Humane!

Blue Fridays at Seattle Humane! Wear your favorite Hawks gear any Blue Friday of the season and receive $12 off the adoption of your own MVP. See our starting lineup of dogs, cats and critters now! Category: Charitable. Family. Audience: Kids. Teens. Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Families. Contact Name: Adoption Team. Contact Email: adoption@seattlehumane.org. Contact Phone: 425-649-7563. Events Newsletter: Yes. Friday, January 2, 2015. Seattle Humane Society 13212 SE Eastgate Way Bellevue, WA 98005.

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

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

It’s interactive, kid friendly, and full of teachable and inspirational moments. Bring your family to the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation Visitor Center for a free visit to learn about the work being done to improve lives from Seattle to South Africa. The Visitor Center, through engaging and thought-provoking exhibits, allows parents and children to dive into some of the world’s toughest challenges and learn how to act on their own ideas and solutions. Families can expect hands-on exhibits and spaces to create, explore, and discuss. It’s an experience unlike any other in Seattle. Visit us across the street from the Seattle Center and the iconic Space Needle for an experience that will leave your family hopeful. Arrive curious. Leave inspired. Open Tuesday – Saturday, 10am to 5pm (until 6pm from June 3-August 30) Closed Sunday, Monday, and all U.S. holidays Special hours on Memorial Day weekend and Labor Day weekend: Sunday, May 25, 10am to 5pm Sunday, August 31, 10am to 6pm. Category: Charitable. Organizations. Volunteer. Audience: Kids. Teens. Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Families. Cost: FREE. Events Newsletter: No. Friday, January 2, 2015, 10:00 AM – 6:00 PM. 440 5th Ave North Seattle, WA 98109. For more info visit www.gatesfoundation.org.

SHIBA Counseling

Volunteers from Statewide Health Insurance Benefits Advisor (SHIBA) will offer free, unbiased individual health benefits counseling in English and Chinese. Please call 206.624.5633, x4301 to register. Category: Benefit. Classes & Lectures. Audience: Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Contact Phone: 425.255.0111. Friday, January 2, 2015, 10:00 AM. Newcastle Library 12901 Newcastle Way Newcastle, WA 98056.

Winter Wonders (Storytime)

Wintertime is full of wonders! From trees to animals learn about what trees and animals do in the winter! 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. Info 425-452-4195. Activity Code: 98064. Category: Classes & Lectures. Family. Audience: Kids. Cost: $2 Bellevue Resident, $3 non-resident. Contact Name: Cynthia Harbison. Contact Email: lcvc@bellevuewa.gov. Contact Phone: 425-452-4195. Friday, January 2, 2015, 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM. Lewis Creek Visitor Center 5808 Lakemont Blvd Bellevue, WA.

Winter Wonders (Storytime)

Wintertime is full of wonders! From trees to animals learn about what trees and animals do in the winter! 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. Info 425-452-4195. Activity Code: 90865. 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, January 2, 2015, 1:30 PM – 2:30 PM. Lewis Creek Park Visitor Center, 5808 Lakemont Blvd SE.

Garden d’Lights at Bellevue Botanical Garden

One of the Pacific Northwest’s most popular holiday events is back!  Brought to you by the Bellevue Botanical Garden Society and Bellevue Parks and Community Services, Garden d’Lights features thousands of lights which transform the Garden into a blossoming winter wonderland. Garden d’Lights runs from Saturday, November 29, 2014 – Saturday, January 3, 2015, every evening from 4:30 – 9:30 pm (last entry at 9:00 pm). Tickets are $5 each, children 10 and under are free. Please visit www.gardendlights.org to purchase your tickets. Over 100,000 people enjoy this dazzling display each season, and this year we have new visitor services buildings with all new amenities. The route has changed, grown, and become more magical than ever. The brand new Trillium Store will be open every evening, brimming with gift items, holiday ornaments and décor. We hope you enjoy your visit! Category: Family. Holiday. Outdoor. Cost: $5. Contact Phone: 425-452-6844. Events Newsletter: Yes. Friday, January 2, 2015, 4:30 PM – 9:30 PM. Bellevue Botanical Garden 12001 Main Street Bellevue.

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

Twisted Flicks

Get ready for a Twisted Flicks take on Westworld. Written and directed by acclaimed novelist Michael Crichton, Westworld is a low-budget science fiction western released in 1973. Starring Yul Brynner, Richard Benjamin, James Brolin, and Norman Bartold, the film creates a fantasy world for adults inhabited by robots: Medieval World, a fantasy version of life in thirteenth-century Europe, Roman World, the decadent lifestyle of the Roman Empire, and Westworld, which re-created the lawless frontier of the 1880s American West. The robots take over and mayhem ensues! Jet City Improv’s Twisted Flicks is Seattle’s only live movie re-dubbing show that merges improv comedy with classic B movies for a hilarious cinematic experience like none other. Category: Arts & Entertainment. Theater. Audience: Kids. Teens. Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Families. Cost: Tickets: $15. Contact Email: box1@kpcenter.org. Contact Phone: 425 893 9900. Friday, January 2, 2015, 8:00 PM. Kirkland Performance Center 350 Kirkland Ave 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. Saturday, January 3, 2015. 13212 SE Eastgate Way Bellevue, WA 98005.

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

It’s interactive, kid friendly, and full of teachable and inspirational moments. Bring your family to the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation Visitor Center for a free visit to learn about the work being done to improve lives from Seattle to South Africa. The Visitor Center, through engaging and thought-provoking exhibits, allows parents and children to dive into some of the world’s toughest challenges and learn how to act on their own ideas and solutions. Families can expect hands-on exhibits and spaces to create, explore, and discuss. It’s an experience unlike any other in Seattle. Visit us across the street from the Seattle Center and the iconic Space Needle for an experience that will leave your family hopeful. Arrive curious. Leave inspired. Open Tuesday – Saturday, 10am to 5pm (until 6pm from June 3-August 30) Closed Sunday, Monday, and all U.S. holidays Special hours on Memorial Day weekend and Labor Day weekend: Sunday, May 25, 10am to 5pm Sunday, August 31, 10am to 6pm. Category: Charitable. Organizations. Volunteer. Audience: Kids. Teens. Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Families. Cost: FREE. Events Newsletter: No. Saturday, January 3, 2015, 10:00 AM – 6:00 PM. 440 5th Ave North Seattle, WA 98109. For more info visit www.gatesfoundation.org.

Garden d’Lights at Bellevue Botanical Garden

One of the Pacific Northwest’s most popular holiday events is back!  Brought to you by the Bellevue Botanical Garden Society and Bellevue Parks and Community Services, Garden d’Lights features thousands of lights which transform the Garden into a blossoming winter wonderland. Garden d’Lights runs from Saturday, November 29, 2014 – Saturday, January 3, 2015, every evening from 4:30 – 9:30 pm (last entry at 9:00 pm). Tickets are $5 each, children 10 and under are free. Please visit www.gardendlights.org to purchase your tickets. Over 100,000 people enjoy this dazzling display each season, and this year we have new visitor services buildings with all new amenities. The route has changed, grown, and become more magical than ever. The brand new Trillium Store will be open every evening, brimming with gift items, holiday ornaments and décor. We hope you enjoy your visit! Category: Family. Holiday. Outdoor. Cost: $5. Contact Phone: 425-452-6844. Events Newsletter: Yes. Saturday, January 3, 2015, 4:30 PM – 9:30 PM. Bellevue Botanical Garden 12001 Main Street Bellevue.

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 3, 2015, 6:00 PM. 13212 SE Eastgate Way Bellevue WA 98005. For more info visit www.seattlehumane.org.

Whiskers in Wonderland

Purrs, snuggles and nose kisses. Adopt a kitten and this can all be yours! $50 kitten adoptions this weekend only at Seattle Humane. Category: Charitable. Family. Holiday. Audience: Kids. Teens. Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Families. Cost: $50. Contact Name: Seattle Humane. Contact Email: adoption@seattlehumane.org. Contact Phone: 425-649-7563. Sunday, January 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: No. Sunday, January 4, 2015, 10:00 AM – 6:00 PM. 440 5th Ave North Seattle, WA 98109. For more info visit www.gatesfoundation.org.

Essential Church Worship Gatherings

Essential Church will begin gathering at the South Bellevue Community Center this Sunday! Join us for one of our pre-launch gatherings for worship, a message, and to hear more about the mission and vision of Essential Church. Each week we will worship together and then offer children's ministry for 4k- 5th grade. See you on Sunday! Category: Faith. Family. Music. Organizations. Audience: Kids. Teens. Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Families. Cost: Free! Contact Name: Warren Mainard. Contact Email: warren@essentialchurch.cc. Contact Phone: 4252707022. Events Newsletter: No. Sunday, January 4, 2015, 10:40 AM – 12:00 PM. South Bellevue Community Center 14509 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. Sunday, January 4, 2015, 6:00 PM. 13212 SE Eastgate Way Bellevue WA 98005. For more info visit www.seattlehumane.org.

SBCC 9th Anniversary Celebration

It is Anniversary time once again! SBCC is turning 9 years “young” January 2015. To celebrate, many of our instructors invite you to attend free classes Jan 5th-11th. Exciting offerings include: Indoor Cycling, ZUMBA, Boot Camp with Karie, Strong & Fit for Seniors and Adults, Total Body Fitness, Purna Yoga, Pilates, Barre, Jazzercise, Yang Style, Tai Chi, Parkour, Post Re¬hab Strength and Conditioning, Ballet, Sportball and more! Try as many as you like to find that perfect fit for you. Instructors at SBCC are the best in the industry – enthusiastic, motivating, certified, and caring. You will achieve your goals and the results that you desire! Call the South Bellevue Community Center at 425-452-4240 for more information. Free Class Schedule will also be posted on the SBCC web page ww.bellevuewa.gov/sbcc.htm. Category: Sports & Recreation. Audience: Kids. Teens. Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Families. Cost: FREE. Contact Name: South Bellevue Community Center. Contact Email: sbcc@bellevuewa.gov. Contact Phone: 425-452-4240. Monday, January 5, 2015 – Sunday, January 11, 2015. South Bellevue Community Center 14506 SE Newport Way Bellevue, WA 98006. For more info visit www.bellevuewa.gov.

Whiskers in Wonderland

Purrs, snuggles and nose kisses. Adopt a kitten and this can all be yours! $50 kitten adoptions this weekend only at Seattle Humane. Category: Charitable. Family. Holiday. Audience: Kids. Teens. Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Families. Cost: $50. Contact Name: Seattle Humane. Contact Email: adoption@seattlehumane.org. Contact Phone: 425-649-7563. Monday, January 5, 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, January 5, 2015, 9:30 AM – 10:30 AM. Lake Washington United Methodist Church.

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: No. Monday, January 5, 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, January 5, 12 and 26, 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, January 5, 2015, 10:15 AM. Newcastle Library 12901 Newcastle Way Newcastle, WA 98056.

Toddler Story Times

Monday, January 5, 12 and 26, 11:30am Ages 2 to 3 with adult. Stories, songs and fun! Category: Arts & Entertainment. Audience: Kids. Families. Contact Phone: 425.255.0111. Monday, January 5, 2015, 11:30 AM. Newcastle Library 12901 Newcastle Way Newcastle, WA 98056.

Free Skate Mondays compliments of Bank of America and Alaska Airlines Visa Signature® card

Simply present your Bank of America debit or credit card, or your Alaska Airlines Visa Signature® card, at the ice arena to receive two free skate admissions and skate rentals at the Magic Season Ice Arena presented by Bank of America and Alaska Airlines Visa Signature® card (a $24 value). Limit of two admissions per person and limited to skate availability. Visit bankofamerica.com to apply for a Bank of America credit, debit, or Alaska Airlines Visa Signature® card. Category: Arts & Entertainment. Fairs & Festivals. Family. Holiday. Outdoor. Sports & Recreation. Audience: Kids. Teens. Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Families. Cost: Free. Contact Name: Downtown Bellevue Association. Contact Email: barbara@bellevuedowntown.org. Contact Phone: (425) 453-1223. Monday, January 5, 2015, 3:00 PM – 9:00 PM. Bellevue Downtown Park 10201 NE 4th St (SW corner of park, near waterfall) Bellevue, WA 98004.

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, January 5, 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, January 5, 12 and 26, 7pm Tuesday, January 6, 7pm Do you need extra help on the computer? A KCLS volunteer instructor can give you one-on-one assistance. Category: Classes & Lectures. Audience: Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Contact Phone: 425.255.0111. Monday, January 5, 2015, 7:00 PM. Newcastle Library 12901 Newcastle Way Newcastle, WA 98056.

Salon Show

"Parklane Gallery presents it's annual Salon Show featuring an extended exhibit of work from it's gallery artists. Hung in "salon" manner reminiscent of the earlier French style, it includes a diverse collection of traditional and contemporary artwork hung from floor to ceiling that will delight the viewer's eye." Gallery hours: Tues. thru Sunday 11 to 7, Friday 12 to 8. Artwalk, Friday, January 9, from 6 to 8 p.m. Category: Arts & Entertainment. Audience: Kids. Teens. Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Families. Cost: Free. Contact Name: Forrest Goldade. Contact Email: fgoldad@comcast.net. Contact Phone: 425-652-0224. Tuesday, January 6, 2015 – Sunday, February 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, January 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: No. Tuesday, January 6, 2015, 10:00 AM – 6:00 PM. 440 5th Ave North Seattle, WA 98109. For more info visit www.gatesfoundation.org.

Alzheimer's Caregiver Support Group

Caregiver Support Groups provide a consistent and caring place for group members to discuss the challenges and problems of the disease, share their feelings and find emotional support, as well as exchange information and educate themselves about Alzheimer's disease. Category: Classes & Lectures. Audience: Dads. Moms. Seniors. Families. Cost: Free. Contact Name: John Waltner. Contact Phone: 425.556.8140. Tuesday, January 6, 2015, 1:00 PM – 2:30 PM. Emerald Heights 10901 176th Circle NE Redmond, WA 98052.

FREE ESL JOB PREPARATION CLASSES

Bellevue College is offering FREE Job Preparation classes for immigrants, refugees, permanent residents and U.S. citizens living in Bellevue. These classes are funded by the City of Bellevue and begin every quarter in January, April, June and September. BELLEVUE residents only. Winter 2015 schedule: Preparing for Work (ESL level 5/6 students) First class and registration: Saturday, January 10 at 9:00 am R101, Bellevue College Main Campus (3000 Landerholm Circle SE Bellevue, WA 98007-6484) On the Job Communications (ESL level 6 students) First class and registration: Tuesday, January 6 at 5:30 pm R101, Bellevue College Main Campus (3000 Landerholm Circle SE Bellevue, WA 98007-6484) For more information, please visit www.bellevuecollege.edu/preparingforwork or contact me at prep4work@bellevuecollege.edu. Category: Classes & Lectures. Audience: College Students. Cost: FREE. Contact Name: Hima Rami. Contact Phone: 4255642723. Tuesday, January 6, 2015, 5:00 PM. Bellevue College, Main Campus (3000 Landerholm Circle SE Bellevue, WA 98007-6484). For more info visit www.bellevuecollege.edu.

Dog Training Program

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

Laurie Ann Thompson- Emmanuel's Dream

An inspirational picture book biography, Laurie Ann Thompson's new book for children tells the true story of Emmanuel Ofosu Yeboah, a West African man born with a deformed leg who hopped to school, learned to play soccer, left home at thirteen to provide for his family, and inspired those near and far by bicycling across Ghana using only one leg. A vividly depicted tale of triumph over adversity with a powerful message for children that disability is not inability, the book is one we're excited to share with others at launch party with Thompson. Category: Arts & Entertainment. Audience: Kids. Dads. Moms. Families. Cost: Free. Contact Name: Olivia. Contact Email: bellevue.evnts@ubookstore.com. Contact Phone: 425-462-4500. Tuesday, January 6, 2015, 6:00 PM – 7:30 PM. University Book Store 990 102nd Ave NE, Bellevue, WA, 98004. For more info visit www2.bookstore.washington.edu.

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, January 6, 2015, 6:30 PM – 8:30 PM. Lake Hills Clubhouse 15230 Lake Hills Blvd Bellevue, WA 98007. For more info visit www.bellevuewa.gov.

Computer Class: One-on-One Assistance

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: Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Contact Phone: 425.747.2390. Tuesday, January 6, 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: Classes & Lectures. Contact Name: Newport Way Library. Contact Phone: 425-747-2390. Tuesday, January 6, 2015, 7:00 PM. Newport Way Library 14250 SE Newport Way Bellevue, 98006.

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

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

It’s interactive, kid friendly, and full of teachable and inspirational moments. Bring your family to the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation Visitor Center for a free visit to learn about the work being done to improve lives from Seattle to South Africa. The Visitor Center, through engaging and thought-provoking exhibits, allows parents and children to dive into some of the world’s toughest challenges and learn how to act on their own ideas and solutions. Families can expect hands-on exhibits and spaces to create, explore, and discuss. It’s an experience unlike any other in Seattle. Visit us across the street from the Seattle Center and the iconic Space Needle for an experience that will leave your family hopeful. Arrive curious. Leave inspired. Open Tuesday – Saturday, 10am to 5pm (until 6pm from June 3-August 30) Closed Sunday, Monday, and all U.S. holidays Special hours on Memorial Day weekend and Labor Day weekend: Sunday, May 25, 10am to 5pm Sunday, August 31, 10am to 6pm. Category: Charitable. Organizations. Volunteer. Audience: Kids. Teens. Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Families. Cost: FREE. Events Newsletter: No. Wednesday, January 7, 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! Category: Arts & Entertainment. Audience: Kids. Families. Contact Phone: 425.255.0111. Wednesday, January 7, 2015, 10:15 AM. Newcastle Library 12901 Newcastle Way Newcastle, WA 98056.

Preschool Story Times

Ages 3 to 5 with adult. Stories, songs and fun! Category: Arts & Entertainment. Audience: Kids. Families. Contact Phone: 425.255.0111. Wednesday, January 7, 2015, 11:30 AM. Newcastle Library 12901 Newcastle Way Newcastle, WA 98056.

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, January 7, 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, January 7, 2015, 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM. Bellevue Bahai Center. For more info visit www.eventbrite.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. Thursday, January 8, 2015. 13212 SE Eastgate Way Bellevue, WA 98005.

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

It’s interactive, kid friendly, and full of teachable and inspirational moments. Bring your family to the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation Visitor Center for a free visit to learn about the work being done to improve lives from Seattle to South Africa. The Visitor Center, through engaging and thought-provoking exhibits, allows parents and children to dive into some of the world’s toughest challenges and learn how to act on their own ideas and solutions. Families can expect hands-on exhibits and spaces to create, explore, and discuss. It’s an experience unlike any other in Seattle. Visit us across the street from the Seattle Center and the iconic Space Needle for an experience that will leave your family hopeful. Arrive curious. Leave inspired. Open Tuesday – Saturday, 10am to 5pm (until 6pm from June 3-August 30) Closed Sunday, Monday, and all U.S. holidays Special hours on Memorial Day weekend and Labor Day weekend: Sunday, May 25, 10am to 5pm Sunday, August 31, 10am to 6pm. Category: Charitable. Organizations. Volunteer. Audience: Kids. Teens. Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Families. Cost: FREE. Events Newsletter: No. Thursday, January 8, 2015, 10:00 AM – 6:00 PM. 440 5th Ave North Seattle, WA 98109. For more info visit www.gatesfoundation.org.

Opera Preview: Tosca

Presented by Norm Hollingshead. Puccini's gripping music turns lurid plot twists into a gripping psychological drama. Don’t miss it! Category: Arts & Entertainment. Contact Name: Newport Way Library. Contact Phone: 425-747-2390. Thursday, January 8, 2015, 10:30 AM. Newport Way Library 14250 SE Newport Way Bellevue, 98006.

Opera Preview: Tosca

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: 425.747.2390. Thursday, January 8, 2015, 10:30 AM. 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. Thursday, January 8, 2015, 6:00 PM. 13212 SE Eastgate Way Bellevue WA 98005. For more info visit www.seattlehumane.org.

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, January 8, 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

“What will happen to your Family History stuff” when you downsize your residence or pass on? Come learn the steps you can take now. 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. Thursday, January 8, 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.

Blue Fridays at Seattle Humane!

Blue Fridays at Seattle Humane! Wear your favorite Hawks gear any Blue Friday of the season and receive $12 off the adoption of your own MVP. See our starting lineup of dogs, cats and critters now! Category: Charitable. Family. Audience: Kids. Teens. Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Families. Contact Name: Adoption Team. Contact Email: adoption@seattlehumane.org. Contact Phone: 425-649-7563. Events Newsletter: Yes. Friday, January 9, 2015. Seattle Humane Society 13212 SE Eastgate Way Bellevue, WA 98005.

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

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

It’s interactive, kid friendly, and full of teachable and inspirational moments. Bring your family to the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation Visitor Center for a free visit to learn about the work being done to improve lives from Seattle to South Africa. The Visitor Center, through engaging and thought-provoking exhibits, allows parents and children to dive into some of the world’s toughest challenges and learn how to act on their own ideas and solutions. Families can expect hands-on exhibits and spaces to create, explore, and discuss. It’s an experience unlike any other in Seattle. Visit us across the street from the Seattle Center and the iconic Space Needle for an experience that will leave your family hopeful. Arrive curious. Leave inspired. Open Tuesday – Saturday, 10am to 5pm (until 6pm from June 3-August 30) Closed Sunday, Monday, and all U.S. holidays Special hours on Memorial Day weekend and Labor Day weekend: Sunday, May 25, 10am to 5pm Sunday, August 31, 10am to 6pm. Category: Charitable. Organizations. Volunteer. Audience: Kids. Teens. Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Families. Cost: FREE. Events Newsletter: No. Friday, January 9, 2015, 10:00 AM – 6:00 PM. 440 5th Ave North Seattle, WA 98109. For more info visit www.gatesfoundation.org.

Preschool Pets

Bring your kids ages 4-5 for an hour of companion animal fun and learning with Seattle Humane at Crossroads Mall. Enjoy storytime and crafts, animal-themed games and songs all while meeting with lovable shelter pets and other animal-loving families. Registration is only $10 per child, per session. Dates: Dec. 5; Jan. 9, 23; Feb. 13, 27; Mar. 20. Category: Family. Audience: Kids. Cost: $10. Contact Name: Jen. Contact Email: educationservices@seattlehumane.org. Contact Phone: 425-373-5385. Friday, January 9, 2015, 10:00 AM – Friday, March 20, 2015, 11:00 AM. Crossroads Mall Community Room 15600 NE 8th St. Bellevue, WA 98008. For more info visit www.seattlehumane.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 9, 2015, 6:00 PM. 13212 SE Eastgate Way Bellevue WA 98005. For more info visit www.seattlehumane.org.

Whiskers in Wonderland

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

Woodinville Montessori School Open House for Prospective Students

Preview our programs for students from Toddlers through 11th grade and learn about WMS for your prospective or moving up student. Children are welcome. Program starts promptly at 9:35 a.m. Please reserve your spot for complimentary child care for children ages 3 and up. www.woodinvillemontessori.org. Category: Family. Schools. Audience: Kids. Teens. Dads. Moms. Cost: Free. Contact Name: Nissa Newton. Contact Email: nnewton@woodinvillemontessori.org. Contact Phone: 425-420-9722. Saturday, January 10, 2015, 9:30 AM – 11:30 AM. Woodinville Montessori School Building 2 19204 North Creek Parkway Bothell, WA 98011. For more info visit conta.cc.

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 10, 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.

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: Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Contact Phone: 425.255.0111. Saturday, January 10, 2015, 10:00 AM. Newcastle Library 12901 Newcastle Way Newcastle, WA 98056.

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: No. Saturday, January 10, 2015, 10:00 AM – 6:00 PM. 440 5th Ave North Seattle, WA 98109. For more info visit www.gatesfoundation.org.

Redmond History 101: The First Fifty Years

Saturday Speaker Series REDMOND HISTORY 101: THE FIRST FIFTY YEARS Joe Townsend President, Redmond Historical Society How much do you know about the who, what, where, when and why of Redmond history? This overview is great introduction to Redmond for newer residents and a fun refresher for long-timers. In 1871, Luke McRedmond and Warren Perrigo homesteaded for land in the area that years later became Redmond. Who were these men and their families? Where did they come from? How did they get started and where did they locate? How did the city gain its name? What were the first businesses? We promise there won't be a test afterward, but you will be leaving with fun facts and trivia to share at your next neighborhood party! Relax over a cup of coffee at the Redmond Historical Society Saturday Speaker Series, a monthly program that features eight speakers addressing topics of local, state and Pacific Northwest historical interest. The series is held 10:30am – noon at the Old Redmond Schoolhouse Community Ce… 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, January 10, 2015, 10:30 AM – 12:00 PM. Old Redmond Schoolhouse Community Center 16600 NE 80th Street Redmond, WA 98052.

All About Bones

Come examine the skulls of several animals that live in Bellevue, and find out which is which! Discover the reason that each skull looks the way it looks, and how bones can tell the life story of an animal. Ages: 5+ Cost: FREE No registration required. Info: 425-452-4195. Category: Classes & Lectures. Family. Audience: Kids. Cost: $2 Bellevue Resident, $3 non-resident. Contact Name: Cynthia Harbison. Contact Email: lcvc@bellevuewa.gov. Contact Phone: 425-452-4195. Saturday, January 10, 2015, 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM. Lewis Creek Visitor Center 5808 Lakemont Blvd Bellevue, WA.

All About Bones

Come examine the skulls of several animals that live in Bellevue, and find out which is which! Discover the reason that each skull looks the way it looks, and how bones can tell the life story of an animal. Ages: 5+ Cost: FREE No registration required. Info: 425-452-4195. Category: Classes & Lectures. Audience: Kids. Families. Cost: FREE! Contact Name: Lewis Creek Visitor Center. Contact Email: LCVC@bellevuewa.gov. Contact Phone: 425-452-4195`. Saturday, January 10, 2015, 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM. Lewis Creek Park 5808 Lakemont Blvd SE Bellevue, Wa 98006. For more info visit www.bellevuewa.gov.

Make Your Own Comic Book

Presented by David Lasky. Middle and high school students, learn to design a simple character and plan a story to create your own comic book. No drawing experience required. Category: Arts & Entertainment. Audience: Teens. Contact Phone: 425.255.0111. Saturday, January 10, 2015, 1:00 PM. Newcastle Library 12901 Newcastle Way Newcastle, WA 98056.

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 10, 2015, 6:00 PM. 13212 SE Eastgate Way Bellevue WA 98005. For more info visit www.seattlehumane.org.

Whiskers in Wonderland

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

Brides Against Breast Cancer Charity Trunk Sale and Wedding Expo

Charity gown sale and wedding expo. •local wedding vendors •Gowns for sale between $75-$1,800 • Average Price of Gown is $600 • Take Your Gown Home with You • Exciting Giveaways • Interest-free Layaway Plan Funds going to support cancer patients and their families with free support programs on www.healthsupportnetwork.org. Category: Benefit. Charitable. Family. Organizations. Volunteer. Wedding. Audience: Kids. Teens. Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Families. Cost: $5-$20. Contact Name: Melissa Overstreet. Contact Email: moverstreet@bridesabc.org. Contact Phone: 877-721-4673. Events Newsletter: Yes. Sunday, January 11, 2015, 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM. Westin Bellevue 600 Bellevue Way NE Bellevue, WA 98004. For more info visit www.bridesagainstbreastcancer.org.

Free Ski Helmet Fitting and Giveaway

Free ski helmets available for children at least 4 years old to age 18. One helmet per child. Wearers must be present and be fitted to receive a helmet. Quantities are limited. First come, first served. No appointments needed. Category: Family. Outdoor. Audience: Kids. Teens. Dads. Moms. Families. Cost: Free. Contact Name: Carly Walsh. Contact Email: carly.walsh@seattlechildrens.org. Contact Phone: 206-987-1569. Sunday, January 11, 2015, 10:00 AM – 12:30 PM. Bellevue Clinic and Surgery Center 1500 116th Ave 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: No. Sunday, January 11, 2015, 10:00 AM – 6:00 PM. 440 5th Ave North Seattle, WA 98109. For more info visit www.gatesfoundation.org.

Free Ski Helmet Fitting and Giveaway

Free ski helmets available for children at least 4 years old to age 18. One helmet per child. Wearers must be present and be fitted to receive a helmet. Quantities are limited. First come, first served. No appointments needed. Category: Outdoor. Sports & Recreation. Audience: Kids. Teens. Dads. Moms. Families. Cost: Free. Contact Name: Carly Walsh. Contact Email: carly.walsh@seattlechildrens.org. Contact Phone: 206-987-1569. Sunday, January 11, 2015, 10:00 AM – 12:30 PM. Bellevue Clinic and Surgery Center 1500 116th Ave Ne, Bellevue, Wa 98004.

Essential Church Worship Gatherings

Essential Church will begin gathering at the South Bellevue Community Center this Sunday! Join us for one of our pre-launch gatherings for worship, a message, and to hear more about the mission and vision of Essential Church. Each week we will worship together and then offer children's ministry for 4k- 5th grade. See you on Sunday! Category: Faith. Family. Music. Organizations. Audience: Kids. Teens. Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Families. Cost: Free! Contact Name: Warren Mainard. Contact Email: warren@essentialchurch.cc. Contact Phone: 4252707022. Events Newsletter: No. Sunday, January 11, 2015, 10:40 AM – 12:00 PM. South Bellevue Community Center 14509 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. Sunday, January 11, 2015, 6:00 PM. 13212 SE Eastgate Way Bellevue WA 98005. For more info visit www.seattlehumane.org.

Whiskers in Wonderland

Purrs, snuggles and nose kisses. Adopt a kitten and this can all be yours! $50 kitten adoptions this weekend only at Seattle Humane. Category: Charitable. Family. Holiday. Audience: Kids. Teens. Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Families. Cost: $50. Contact Name: Seattle Humane. Contact Email: adoption@seattlehumane.org. Contact Phone: 425-649-7563. Monday, January 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: No. Monday, January 12, 2015, 10:00 AM – 6:00 PM. 440 5th Ave North Seattle, WA 98109. For more info visit www.gatesfoundation.org.

Dog Training Program

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

Intro to Beekeeping

So you think you want to be a beekeeper? This workshop will give you a snapshot of what it is all about from your backyard hive to the wide world of apiculture. We'll look at a brief history of bees and beekeeping, then consider what you might expect, how much you might spend, best hints on getting started, and answers to the most-asked questions about bees. Also covered will be details on some of the major beekeeping challenges and ways you can meet them as well as the mindset of successful beekeepers today. Whether you are already keeping bees, aspiring, or just curious, this session will give you insight and a straighter path to success and enjoyment. Cost: $20; $25 after January 5 Register Online, or call 206-685-8033. Category: Classes & Lectures. Outdoor. Cost: $20-25. Contact Name: UW Botanic Gardens. Contact Email: urbhort@uw.edu. Contact Phone: 206-685-8033. Monday, January 12, 2015, 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM. 3501 NE 41st St Seattle WA 98105. For more info visit depts.washington.edu.

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, January 12, 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.

Newport Way Library Association Meeting

Join us! Category: Organizations. Volunteer. Contact Name: Newport Way Library. Contact Phone: 425-747-2390. Monday, January 12, 2015, 7:30 PM. Newport Way Library 14250 SE Newport Way Bellevue, 98006.

Newport Way Library Association Meeting

Discover how you can support your library! Category: Arts & Entertainment. Audience: Teens. Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Families. Contact Phone: 425.747.2390. Monday, January 12, 2015, 7:30 PM. Newport Way Library 14250 SE Newport Way Bellevue, WA 98006.

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, January 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: No. Tuesday, January 13, 2015, 10:00 AM – 6:00 PM. 440 5th Ave North Seattle, WA 98109. For more info visit www.gatesfoundation.org.

Young Toddler Story Times

Ages 12 to 24 months with adult. Stories, songs and fun! Category: Arts & Entertainment. Audience: Kids. Families. Contact Phone: 425.747.2390. Tuesday, January 13, 2015, 10:30 AM. Newport Way Library 14250 SE Newport Way Bellevue, WA 98006.

Toddler Story Times

Age 2 to 3 with adult. Stories, songs and fun! Category: Arts & Entertainment. Audience: Kids. Families. Contact Phone: 425.747.2390. Tuesday, January 13, 2015, 11:30 AM. 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. Tuesday, January 13, 2015, 6:00 PM. 13212 SE Eastgate Way Bellevue WA 98005. For more info visit www.seattlehumane.org.

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, January 13, 2015, 7:00 PM. Newport Way Library 14250 SE Newport Way Bellevue, 98006.

Computer Class: One-on-One Assistance

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: Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Contact Phone: 425.747.2390. Tuesday, January 13, 2015, 7:00 PM. Newport Way Library 14250 SE Newport Way Bellevue, WA 98006.

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

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

It’s interactive, kid friendly, and full of teachable and inspirational moments. Bring your family to the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation Visitor Center for a free visit to learn about the work being done to improve lives from Seattle to South Africa. The Visitor Center, through engaging and thought-provoking exhibits, allows parents and children to dive into some of the world’s toughest challenges and learn how to act on their own ideas and solutions. Families can expect hands-on exhibits and spaces to create, explore, and discuss. It’s an experience unlike any other in Seattle. Visit us across the street from the Seattle Center and the iconic Space Needle for an experience that will leave your family hopeful. Arrive curious. Leave inspired. Open Tuesday – Saturday, 10am to 5pm (until 6pm from June 3-August 30) Closed Sunday, Monday, and all U.S. holidays Special hours on Memorial Day weekend and Labor Day weekend: Sunday, May 25, 10am to 5pm Sunday, August 31, 10am to 6pm. Category: Charitable. Organizations. Volunteer. Audience: Kids. Teens. Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Families. Cost: FREE. Events Newsletter: No. Wednesday, January 14, 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! Category: Arts & Entertainment. Audience: Kids. Families. Contact Phone: 425.255.0111. Wednesday, January 14, 2015, 10:15 AM. Newcastle Library 12901 Newcastle Way Newcastle, WA 98056.

Preschool Story Times

Ages 3 to 5 with adult with adult. Stories, songs and fun! Category: Arts & Entertainment. Audience: Kids. Families. Contact Phone: 425.747.2390. Wednesday, January 14, 2015, 10:30 AM. Newport Way Library 14250 SE Newport Way Bellevue, WA 98006.

Preschool Story Times

Ages 3 to 5 with adult. Stories, songs and fun! Category: Arts & Entertainment. Audience: Kids. Families. Contact Phone: 425.255.0111. Wednesday, January 14, 2015, 11:30 AM. Newcastle Library 12901 Newcastle Way Newcastle, WA 98056.

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, January 14, 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.

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, January 14, 2015, 1:30 PM. Newport Way Library 14250 SE Newport Way Bellevue, 98006.

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. Category: Organizations. Audience: Teens. Contact Phone: 425.747.2390. Wednesday, January 14, 2015, 1:30 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. Wednesday, January 14, 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, January 14, 2015, 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM. Bellevue Bahai Center. For more info visit www.eventbrite.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. Thursday, January 15, 2015. 13212 SE Eastgate Way Bellevue, WA 98005.

Tacoma RV Show rolls out 2015 models at the Tacoma Dome January 15-18

Northwest RV dealers showcase the latest and most fuel-efficient motor homes, fifth-wheels, toy haulers and travel trailers at the Tacoma RV Show® January 15-18 at the Tacoma Dome. The 32st annual event is presented by the Boeing Employees Credit Union (BECU). For added convenience and value, parking is free every day of the show in the Tacoma Dome parking lots. The show spotlights the newest models for 2015 including more than 250 brands from top local dealers ranging from luxury motor homes, fifth-wheels, campers, pop-up hard wall trailers and tent trailers. Area dealers will also offer close-out pricing on many other models. The show features on-site financing and RV resort destinations. Show hours are Thursday through Saturday (January 15-17) 11:00 am to 8:00 pm and Sunday (January 18) 11:00 am to 5:00 pm. Category: Family. Outdoor. Sports & Recreation. Audience: Kids. Teens. Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Families. Cost: Admission to the show is $12 for general admission and free to children 16 and under. Get $2 off discount coupons online at http://www.otshows.com/trv/. Thursday, January 15, 2015 – Sunday, January 18, 2015. Tacoma Dome; 2727 East D Street Tacoma, WA 98421. For more info visit www.otshows.com.

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: No. Thursday, January 15, 2015, 10:00 AM – 6:00 PM. 440 5th Ave North Seattle, WA 98109. For more info visit www.gatesfoundation.org.

Dog Training Program

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

Alzheimer's Association Bellevue Evening Caregiver Support Group

Caring for someone with memory loss? Need support and information? Alzheimer’s Association caregiver support groups provide a place for caregivers to learn and gain support from others caring for a person with memory loss. Support groups also serve as an opportunity for participants to receive information on care management, available services, and current research and treatment options. A free support group for unpaid care partners, family members and friends of individuals with memory loss is held the 3rd Thursday of each month from 6:30-8:00pm at St. Luke’s Lutheran Church, 3030 Bellevue Way NE, Bellevue, WA 98004. Contact facilitator Lyn Wiltse at 425.822.3549 for details. Category: Organizations. Cost: Free. Contact Name: Lyn Wiltse. Contact Phone: 425-822-3549. Thursday, January 15, 2015, 6:30 PM – 8:00 PM. St. Luke's Lutheran Church, 3030 Bellevue Way NE, Bellevue, WA 98004. For more info visit www.alzwa.org.

Twisted Flicks

Get ready for a Twisted Flicks take on Westworld. Written and directed by acclaimed novelist Michael Crichton, Westworld is a low-budget science fiction western released in 1973. Starring Yul Brynner, Richard Benjamin, James Brolin, and Norman Bartold, the film creates a fantasy world for adults inhabited by robots: Medieval World, a fantasy version of life in thirteenth-century Europe, Roman World, the decadent lifestyle of the Roman Empire, and Westworld, which re-created the lawless frontier of the 1880s American West. The robots take over and mayhem ensues! Jet City Improv’s Twisted Flicks is Seattle’s only live movie re-dubbing show that merges improv comedy with classic B movies for a hilarious cinematic experience like none other. Category: Arts & Entertainment. Theater. Audience: Kids. Teens. Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Families. Cost: Tickets: $15. Contact Email: box1@kpcenter.org. Contact Phone: 425 893 9900. Thursday, January 15, 2015, 8:00 PM. Kirkland Performance Center 350 Kirkland Ave Kirkland, WA 98033.