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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, October 22, 2014, 9:30 AM – 11:30 AM. EvergreenHealth Medical Center, 12040 NE 128th Street, Kirkland, WA 98034. For more info visit www.evergreenhealth.com.

Listening Mothers

Listening Mothers™ Wednesdays, 10-11:30 a.m. Moms with babies up to 6 months old The Listening Mothers™ program offers a unique opportunity for parents of babies, birth through six months of age, to discover the joys of parenting. Study after study shows that today’s parents are more stressed than ever before. Are you one of these well-intended but overwhelmed parents? If you are, we have a program just for you. Our researched-based curriculum will turn the present moment into a pleasant moment! The program includes: - Non-judgmental environment in which each parent can discover and share their own inner wisdom - Easy-to-master mindful-based skills that help reduce stress and increase sense of well-being Experienced facilitators who are trained in healthy emotional development who will explore with parents the possible meanings of their baby’s behavior as well as the impact of the baby’s behavior on the parents - A chance to learn the importance of self regulation: skillful ways of staying calm in… Category: Classes & Lectures. Family. Audience: Moms. Cost: $150. Contact Name: Dana Weiner. Contact Email: DanaW@sjcc.org. Contact Phone: 206-388-1992. Events Newsletter: Yes. Wednesday, October 22, 2014, 10:00 AM – 11:30 AM. 3801 East Mercer Way Mercer Island, WA 98040.

Inflorescence Exhibition at Kirkland Arts Center

Inflorescence: a group or cluster of flowers growing from a common stem in a characteristic arrangement. Like the architecture of inflorescence, this exhibition is an arrangement of works growing from a common theme. The selected artists are all inspired by the plant world, but each has his/her own aesthetic. Kirkland Arts Center is open Tuesday through Saturday, 11am to 6pm. Category: Arts & Entertainment. Audience: Kids. Teens. Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Families. Cost: Free. Contact Name: Anna Braden. Contact Email: abraden@kirklandartscenter.org. Contact Phone: 425-822-7161 x. 102. Events Newsletter: No. Wednesday, October 22, 2014, 11:00 AM – 6:00 PM. Kirkland Arts Center 620 Market Street Kirkland, WA 98033. For more info visit www.kirklandartscenter.org.

Little Book Worms

Stories, songs, and snacks for young children. Join us every Wednesday 11:00am - Noon by the fireplace on the second level of Building Two. In partnership with the Seattle Nanny Network Free parking validation (no purchase necessary). Category: Arts & Entertainment. Family. Audience: Kids. Families. Cost: FREE! Contact Name: Jill Covey. Contact Email: jill@seattlenanny.com. Contact Phone: 425.803.9511. Wednesday, October 22, 2014, 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM. The Bravern 11111 Ne 8th St Ste 5, Bellevue, WA 98004. For more info visit www.seattlenanny.com.

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, October 22, 2014, 12:30 PM – 2:30 PM. EvergreenHealth Medical Center, 12040 NE 128th Street, Kirkland, WA 98034. For more info visit www.evergreenhealth.com.

NEW! Tween Fitness, Ages 9-13

Wednesdays beginning October 1 3:30-4:30 p.m. ages 9-13 SJCC members: free/guests $5Tween Fitness is for kids who want to be active. Kids will learn to use bands, balls and their own body weight to work on cardiovascular and weight training as well as balance, stability, and stretching. This class is appropriate for all levels so preteens learn the skills to work out safer and more efficiently, empowering them to want to exercise on their own. Category: Sports & Recreation. Audience: Kids. Teens. Cost: members: free; guests: $5. Contact Name: Dana Azose. Contact Email: danaa@sjcc.org. Contact Phone: 2063880836. Wednesday, October 22, 2014, 3:30 PM – 4:30 PM. SJCC Mercer Island 3801 East Mercer Way Mercer Island, WA 98040. For more info visit sjcc.org.

MIHS Fall Concert II

The second half of the fall concert will include a variety of jazz music. The majority of the groups playing are try-out only and have worked very hard the past few months to put together some amazing music! Category: Arts & Entertainment. Music. Audience: Kids. Teens. Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Families. Cost: $0. Contact Name: Tom Cox. Contact Email: Tom.Cox@mercerislandschools.org. Contact Phone: 206-230-6318. Wednesday, October 22, 2014, 7:00 PM – 9:30 PM. Mercer Island High School PAC (Auditorium). For more info visit www.mercerislandschools.org.

Inflorescence Exhibition at Kirkland Arts Center

Inflorescence: a group or cluster of flowers growing from a common stem in a characteristic arrangement. Like the architecture of inflorescence, this exhibition is an arrangement of works growing from a common theme. The selected artists are all inspired by the plant world, but each has his/her own aesthetic. Kirkland Arts Center is open Tuesday through Saturday, 11am to 6pm. Category: Arts & Entertainment. Audience: Kids. Teens. Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Families. Cost: Free. Contact Name: Anna Braden. Contact Email: abraden@kirklandartscenter.org. Contact Phone: 425-822-7161 x. 102. Events Newsletter: No. Thursday, October 23, 2014, 11:00 AM – 6:00 PM. Kirkland Arts Center 620 Market Street Kirkland, WA 98033. For more info visit www.kirklandartscenter.org.

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, October 24, 2014. King County Library System.

Tot Shabbat

Join us with your children and celebrate Shabbat with songs and challah on Friday mornings. Category: Music. Audience: Kids. Dads. Moms. Families. Cost: FREE. Contact Name: Dana Weiner. Contact Email: DanaW@sjcc.org. Contact Phone: 2063881992. Events Newsletter: Yes. Friday, October 24, 2014, 9:45 AM – 10:30 AM. 3801 East Mercer Way Mercer Island, WA 98040. For more info visit sjcc.org.

Inflorescence Exhibition at Kirkland Arts Center

Inflorescence: a group or cluster of flowers growing from a common stem in a characteristic arrangement. Like the architecture of inflorescence, this exhibition is an arrangement of works growing from a common theme. The selected artists are all inspired by the plant world, but each has his/her own aesthetic. Kirkland Arts Center is open Tuesday through Saturday, 11am to 6pm. Category: Arts & Entertainment. Audience: Kids. Teens. Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Families. Cost: Free. Contact Name: Anna Braden. Contact Email: abraden@kirklandartscenter.org. Contact Phone: 425-822-7161 x. 102. Events Newsletter: No. Friday, October 24, 2014, 11:00 AM – 6:00 PM. Kirkland Arts Center 620 Market Street Kirkland, WA 98033. For more info visit www.kirklandartscenter.org.

Jodi Picoult- Leaving Time

For more than a decade, Jenna Metcalf has never stopped thinking about her mother, Alice, who mysteriously disappeared in the wake of a tragic accident. Refusing to believe she was abandoned, Jenna searches for her mother regularly online and pores over the pages of Alice’s old journals. A scientist who studied grief among elephants, Alice wrote mostly of her research among the animals she loved, yet Jenna hopes the entries will provide a clue to her mother’s whereabouts. Desperate to find the truth, Jenna enlists two unlikely allies in her quest: Serenity Jones, a psychic who rose to fame finding missing persons, only to later doubt her gifts, and Virgil Stanhope, the jaded private detective who’d originally investigated Alice’s case along with the strange, possibly linked death of one of her colleagues. As the three work together to uncover what happened to Alice, they realize that in asking hard questions, they’ll have to face even harder answers. As Jenna’s memories dovetail with the events in her m… Category: Arts & Entertainment. Audience: Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Cost: Free. Events Newsletter: Yes. Friday, October 24, 2014, 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM. Talbots Bellevue Square. For more info visit www2.bookstore.washington.edu.

Richard Thompson

Grammy-nominated musician Richard Thompson defies genres as a virtuoso of both acoustic and electric guitar. Category: Arts & Entertainment. Family. Music. Audience: Kids. Teens. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Families. Cost: $40. Contact Name: Kirkland Performance Center. Contact Email: box1@kpcenter.org. Contact Phone: 425 893 9900. Friday, October 24, 2014, 7:30 PM. Kirkland Performance Center 350 Kirkland Ave Kirkland, WA 98033.

Richard Thompson

Category: Arts & Entertainment. Music. Audience: Teens. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Families. Cost: $40. Contact Name: Kirkland Performance Center. Contact Email: box1@kpcenter.org. Contact Phone: 425 893 9900. Friday, October 24, 2014, 7:30 PM. Kirkland Performance Center 350 Kirkland Ave Kirkland, WA 98033.

2014 Fall Fruit Show

Harvest celebration that include taste testing, cider pressing, apple sales, lectures, apple identification, and fruit related lectures. Category: Classes & Lectures. Fairs & Festivals. Family. Audience: Kids. Teens. Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Families. Cost: $10 for non-member adults, free for kids and members of the Seattle Tree Fruit Society. Events Newsletter: No. Saturday, October 25, 2014, 10:00 AM – 3:00 PM. Cedar Valley Grange Hall 20526 52nd Avenue West Lynnwood, WA 98036.

Mercer Island Parks & Recreation Monster Mash Dash Fun Run

Dress up and join us for a run or walk through Luther Burbank Park. Runners will run from the south end of the park to Calkins Point and back. Refreshments served afterwards. Don’t forget to dress up for the costume contest with prizes awarded! Dogs on a leash are welcome and also encouraged to wear a costume! Register at www.myparksandrecreation.com or call 206-275-7609, course #15062. Category: Family. Outdoor. Sports & Recreation. Audience: Kids. Teens. Singles. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Families. Cost: $12+tax. Contact Name: Katie Herzog. Contact Email: katie.herzog@mercergov.org. Contact Phone: 206-275-7609. Saturday, October 25, 2014, 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM. Luther Burbank Park 2040 84th Ave SE, Mercer Island, WA 98040 south end of park by beach. For more info visit www.mercergov.org.

MIPA’s Halloween Party

The Mercer Island Preschool Association's Halloween Party is a fun, non-spooky event designed for preschoolers and all children ages 1 to 6. There will be fun Halloween-themed crafts, games, and activities, and of course, tricks and treats! Bring children ages 1 - 6 dressed up in costume. Category: Arts & Entertainment. Audience: Kids. Cost: $3 for MIPA members and $5 for non-members (per child). Saturday, October 25, 2014, 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM. Mercer Island Community Center, Mercer Room, 8236 SE 24th Street, Mercer Island, WA. For more info visit mipreschoolassociation.org.

Pioneer Park Planting Project

Join EarthCorps and the City of Mercer Island in giving back to one of Mercer Island's greatest treasures - Pioneer Park! We will be planting over 200 native trees and shrubs to help this forest stay healthy for years to come. Grab your boots, raincoat, a friend and join us to learn something new about your back yard. Sign up online at http://www.earthcorps.org/volunteer.php. Category: Volunteer. Audience: Kids. Teens. Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Families. Cost: Free! Contact Name: Kelly O'Callahan. Contact Email: kelly@earthcorps.org. Saturday, October 25, 2014, 10:00 AM – 2:00 PM. Pioneer Park Meet at the Kiosk at the corner of Island Crest Way and SE 68th St. For more info visit www.earthcorps.org.

Author Appearance: Toni Yuly

In celebration of Book Month, we have invited some of our favorite children's book authors to visit the Museum! The Author Appearances series is an opportunity for kids to interact with adult authors, explore their artistic talents, ask questions and learn more about the art of story telling. Meet Seattle children’s book author Toni Yuly! Category: Family. Audience: Kids. Families. Cost: Free with admission. Contact Name: Seattle Children's Museum. Contact Phone: 206-441-1768. Saturday, October 25, 2014, 11:00 AM – 2:00 PM. Seattle Children's Museum 305 Harrison St Seattle, WA 98109. For more info visit thechildrensmuseum.org.

Inflorescence Exhibition at Kirkland Arts Center

Inflorescence: a group or cluster of flowers growing from a common stem in a characteristic arrangement. Like the architecture of inflorescence, this exhibition is an arrangement of works growing from a common theme. The selected artists are all inspired by the plant world, but each has his/her own aesthetic. Kirkland Arts Center is open Tuesday through Saturday, 11am to 6pm. Category: Arts & Entertainment. Audience: Kids. Teens. Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Families. Cost: Free. Contact Name: Anna Braden. Contact Email: abraden@kirklandartscenter.org. Contact Phone: 425-822-7161 x. 102. Events Newsletter: No. Saturday, October 25, 2014, 11:00 AM – 6:00 PM. Kirkland Arts Center 620 Market Street Kirkland, WA 98033. For more info visit www.kirklandartscenter.org.

Husky Cruise 2014 - Arizona State

Tailgate Seattle style…Game Day Husky Boat Cruises are back! Don't worry about fighting traffic, paying the 520 bridge toll or finding expensive parking, instead relax and enjoy a scenic boat ride to and from the game aboard Argosy’s "Champagne Lady," complete with No Host bar service onboard. On all dates, board at Carillon Point 2 hours prior to game start time, with sailing departure promptly 1 1/2 hours before kick-off. Please continue to check event page for updated kick off times as schedule allows. Tickets are $62 including sales tax (excluding transaction fees), per person for boat cruise only. To enjoy waterfront dining before or after your game day excursion, we strongly suggest making your reservation for or grabbing a boxed lunch to go from the Beach Café (Please call ahead)! Try our inclusive deal! For $76 get a $20 voucher to Beach Cafe along with your ticket on the cruise. Perfect to grab a meal and drink before or after the game! Please retain ticket as proof of purchase. Valid on day of… Category: Sports & Recreation. Audience: Kids. Teens. Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Families. Events Newsletter: Yes. Saturday, October 25, 2014, 12:00 PM – 8:00 PM. Beach Cafe 1270 Carillon Point Kirkland, WA 98033. For more info visit www.thewoodmark.com.

Cedar River Cellars | wine tasting

Cedar River Cellars is a small, but growing, award winning winery. And to fully experience Northwest-style wines, we invite you to encounter them in a tranquil and natural environment, among old-growth cedars at our charming, intimate park-like tasting venue. A rejuvenating retreat is just a bottle-opener and a few minutes away from Sea-Tac airport or downtown Seattle. Come and picnic with the whole family, enjoy a complimentary tasting, and get the complete hometown winery experience. We are open most Saturday and Sunday 12-5pm (M-F by appointment if available). Check Facebook or website for any change or call Heather at 206-240-9394. Category: Family. Outdoor. Audience: Singles. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Families. Cost: $7 tasting fee waived with purchase. Contact Name: Heather Nasarow. Contact Email: Heather@CedarRiverCellars.com. Contact Phone: 206-240-9394. Events Newsletter: Yes. Saturday, October 25, 2014, 12:00 PM – 5:00 PM. 13018 Lake Kathleen Road SE Renton, WA 98059.

Exploring Prejudice

Presented by ReelTime: Shining a Light on Social Issues. Come for a fascinating and controversial documentary that goes underneath the surface to explore the prejudices that women face throughout the world. It explores the roots of classism, racism and lack of self-esteem within a segment of cultures that reach from America to remote corners of the globe. Women share their personal stories, exploring deeply ingrained beliefs and attitudes while providing opportunities for generations to heal by learning to love themselves for who they are. A discussion will follow. Representatives from organizations that work to undo racism in our region will participate and answer questions. Category: Arts & Entertainment. Audience: Teens. Contact Name: Mercer Island Library. Contact Email: sjcummins@kcls.org. Contact Phone: 206.236.3537. Saturday, October 25, 2014, 1:00 PM. Mercer Island Library 4400 88th Avenue SE Mercer Island, WA 98040.

Bellevue Botanical Garden Docent-led tours

Category: Organizations. Outdoor. Audience: Kids. Teens. Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Families. Cost: None. Contact Phone: 425-452-2750. Events Newsletter: Yes. Saturday, October 25, 2014, 2:00 PM. Bellevue Botanical Garden, 12001 Main Street, Bellevue, WA 98005.

Celebration of Hope-Earth Citizens Festival

Celebration of Hope-Earth Citizens Festival provides an afternoon of interactive music, dance, and an educational experience. We can embrace our commonalities and celebrate hope for a brighter future. The featured guests include: Drum Cafe-interactive group drumming session, Ethiopian children singing, and the group, Singing Feet, members of the Duwamish Tribe. You will also be introduced to a unique, innovative educational experience for school age children, called Brain Education (BE) by the national trainer, Dave Beal. Category: Fairs & Festivals. Audience: Kids. Teens. Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Families. Cost: $15 Adults $5 children 12 and under. Contact Name: Leanne. Contact Phone: 206-240-6515. Events Newsletter: No. Saturday, October 25, 2014, 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM. Cadle Theater Lake Washington High School 12033 N.E. 80th St. Kirkland, WA 98033.

Maria Doyle Kennedy

Category: Arts & Entertainment. Music. Audience: College Students. Moms. Seniors. Families. Cost: $25. Contact Name: Kirkland Performance Center. Contact Email: box1@kpcenter.org. Contact Phone: 425 893 9900. Saturday, October 25, 2014, 8:00 PM. Kirkland Performance Center 350 Kirkland Ave Kirkland, WA 98033.

Maria Doyle Kennedy

One of Ireland’s best singers, Maria Doyle Kennedy’s passionate voice brings Irish folk music to a new level. Also a highly acclaimed actress of film and television, Maria Doyle Kennedy stars in BBC America’s Orphan Black and PBS’s Downton Abbey. Category: Arts & Entertainment. Music. Audience: College Students. Moms. Seniors. Families. Cost: $25. Contact Name: Kirkland Performance Center. Contact Email: box1@kpcenter.org. Contact Phone: 425 893 9900. Saturday, October 25, 2014, 8:00 PM. Kirkland Performance Center 350 Kirkland Ave Kirkland, WA 98033.

Mercer Island Girls Lacrosse - Middle School Fall Ball

MERCER ISLAND GIRLS LACROSSE FALL BALL Stay fit, have fun and get a head start on spring! Grades 5-8: 10:30-12 Sundays September 14 - November 2 Islander Middle School Cost $100 - 8 weeks Visit www.migirlslacrosse.com to register. Don't miss out on the fastest growing sport in North America!! Category: Sports & Recreation. Audience: Kids. Teens. Cost: $100. Contact Name: Middle School Coordinator. Contact Email: migirlslaxms@gmail.com. Sunday, October 26, 2014, 10:30 AM – 12:00 PM. Islander Middle School.

Inflorescence Exhibition at Kirkland Arts Center

Inflorescence: a group or cluster of flowers growing from a common stem in a characteristic arrangement. Like the architecture of inflorescence, this exhibition is an arrangement of works growing from a common theme. The selected artists are all inspired by the plant world, but each has his/her own aesthetic. Kirkland Arts Center is open Tuesday through Saturday, 11am to 6pm. Category: Arts & Entertainment. Audience: Kids. Teens. Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Families. Cost: Free. Contact Name: Anna Braden. Contact Email: abraden@kirklandartscenter.org. Contact Phone: 425-822-7161 x. 102. Events Newsletter: No. Sunday, October 26, 2014, 11:00 AM – 6:00 PM. Kirkland Arts Center 620 Market Street Kirkland, WA 98033. For more info visit www.kirklandartscenter.org.

W4JCC Church Worship Service

We invite you to join us for our worship service! It is our prayer we will help you grow naturally and spiritually and we welcome you to visit our church! We hope that as a result of your visit you will make a decision to join our family! Each week we will worship together.See you on Sunday! Category: Faith. Family. Music. Organizations. Audience: Kids. Teens. Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Families. Cost: Free. Contact Email: hear4893@hotmail.com. Contact Phone: 206-795-2598. Sunday, October 26, 2014, 11:00 AM. Witness for Jesus Christian Church 18701 120th Ave. NE Bothell, WA 98011.

Cedar River Cellars | wine tasting

Cedar River Cellars is a small, but growing, award winning winery. And to fully experience Northwest-style wines, we invite you to encounter them in a tranquil and natural environment, among old-growth cedars at our charming, intimate park-like tasting venue. A rejuvenating retreat is just a bottle-opener and a few minutes away from Sea-Tac airport or downtown Seattle. Come and picnic with the whole family, enjoy a complimentary tasting, and get the complete hometown winery experience. We are open most Saturday and Sunday 12-5pm (M-F by appointment if available). Check Facebook or website for any change or call Heather at 206-240-9394. Category: Family. Outdoor. Audience: Singles. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Families. Cost: $7 tasting fee waived with purchase. Contact Name: Heather Nasarow. Contact Email: Heather@CedarRiverCellars.com. Contact Phone: 206-240-9394. Events Newsletter: Yes. Sunday, October 26, 2014, 12:00 PM – 5:00 PM. 13018 Lake Kathleen Road SE Renton, WA 98059.

Mercer Island Girls Lacrosse - Elementary Fall Ball

MERCER ISLAND GIRLS LACROSSE ELEMENTARY FALL BALL! Stay fit, have fun and get a head start on spring! 1st - 4th Grade Sundays, September 14 - November 2 12:00pm - 1:00pm, Islander Middle School Cost $100 - 8 weeks See www.migirlslacrosse.com for more info. Don't miss out on the fastest growing sport in North America! Register now! Category: Sports & Recreation. Audience: Kids. Cost: $100. Contact Name: Elementary Coordinator. Contact Email: migirlslaxes@gmail.com. Sunday, October 26, 2014, 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM. Islander Middle School.

Washington Wind Symphony

Join the Eastside's premier 45-piece wind ensemble as they celebrate their 29th season, performing some of the most beautiful wind band music ever written. Category: Arts & Entertainment. Music. Audience: College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Families. Cost: $15, $10. Contact Name: Kirkland Performance Center. Contact Email: box1@kpcenter.org. Contact Phone: 425 893 9900. Sunday, October 26, 2014, 2:00 PM. Kirkland Performance Center.

Extraordinary Night/Extraordinary Kids

An activities night for families with children with special needs, kindergarten through fifth grade. We'll have games in the gym, crafts in Kidstown, and floaties in the pool. If your child will swim, we ask that you supervise. Category: Family. Sports & Recreation. Audience: Kids. Dads. Moms. Families. Cost: FREE. Contact Name: Andrea Selix. Contact Email: pool@sjcc.org. Contact Phone: 2063880821. Events Newsletter: Yes. Sunday, October 26, 2014, 3:00 PM – 5:00 PM. 3801 East Mercer Way Mercer Island, WA 98040.

Stand-Up Comedy: "Ripe," A One-Woman Show

Part stand-up comedy confessional, part bawdy biography, this event is an examination of life re-invented midstream and a celebration of femininity—fun and flawed. After getting divorced and losing her best friend to cancer, actress/comedian Wendy Hammers (“The Sopranos,” “Curb Your Enthusiasm”) decided to rebuild, reinvent, and reinvigorate her life. Her new one-woman show has been called “supremely entertaining” and “fiercely funny.” “Life is juicy. Come take a bite.”. Category: Arts & Entertainment. Theater. Audience: Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Cost: $15-18. Contact Name: Pamela Lavitt. Contact Email: PamelaL@sjcc.org. Contact Phone: 206-388-0832. Sunday, October 26, 2014, 3:30 PM – 5:30 PM. Stroum Jewish Community Center 3801 East Mercer Way Mercer Island, WA 98040. For more info visit sjcc.org.

Creative Beginnings

Mondays, 9:30-10:45 a.m. 8-30 months with parent/caregiver Creative Beginnings is a time for your child, together with a parent or caregiver, to explore the richness of the SJCC Early Childhood School through art, sensory experiences, and creative play. Parents and children facilitate exploration and socialization alongside longtime ECS teacher Laura Selby. As children develop social, emotional, and cognitive skills in this group setting, parents and caregivers develop a community within the J family. Runs September 8 through June 8. Category: Classes & Lectures. Family. Audience: Dads. Moms. Cost: Members: $592; Non-members: $718. Contact Name: Laura Selby. Contact Email: lauraselby@comcast.net. Events Newsletter: Yes. Monday, October 27, 2014, 9:30 AM – 10:45 AM. 3801 East Mercer Way Mercer Island, WA 98040. For more info visit sjcc.org.

Inflorescence Exhibition at Kirkland Arts Center

Inflorescence: a group or cluster of flowers growing from a common stem in a characteristic arrangement. Like the architecture of inflorescence, this exhibition is an arrangement of works growing from a common theme. The selected artists are all inspired by the plant world, but each has his/her own aesthetic. Kirkland Arts Center is open Tuesday through Saturday, 11am to 6pm. Category: Arts & Entertainment. Audience: Kids. Teens. Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Families. Cost: Free. Contact Name: Anna Braden. Contact Email: abraden@kirklandartscenter.org. Contact Phone: 425-822-7161 x. 102. Events Newsletter: No. Monday, October 27, 2014, 11:00 AM – 6:00 PM. Kirkland Arts Center 620 Market Street Kirkland, WA 98033. For more info visit www.kirklandartscenter.org.

Creative Beginnings

Mondays, 11:15 a.m.-12:30 p.m. 8-30 months with parent/caregiver Creative Beginnings is a time for your child, together with a parent or caregiver, to explore the richness of the SJCC Early Childhood School through art, sensory experiences, and creative play. Parents and children facilitate exploration and socialization alongside longtime ECS teacher Laura Selby. As children develop social, emotional, and cognitive skills in this group setting, parents and caregivers develop a community within the J family. Runs September 8 through June 8. Category: Classes & Lectures. Family. Audience: Dads. Moms. Cost: Members: $592; Non-members: $718. Contact Name: Laura Selby. Contact Email: lauraselby@comcast.net. Events Newsletter: Yes. Monday, October 27, 2014, 11:15 AM – 12:30 PM. 3801 East Mercer Way Mercer Island, WA 98040. For more info visit sjcc.org.

Adult Skills & Drills Badminton Class

This class meets weekly on Monday evenings and teaches students badminton techniques and drills essential to effectively improve your game. All skill levels are welcome to participate in this class. Registration is required. Registration Deadline: Friday, 10/24/14. Category: Classes & Lectures. Sports & Recreation. Audience: Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Cost: $106 for 8 wks or $15/class. Contact Name: Jenny Lam. Contact Email: jenny@bellevuebadminton.com. Contact Phone: 4255622950. Events Newsletter: No. Monday, October 27, 2014, 7:00 PM – 8:30 PM. Bellevue Badminton Club 13405 SE 30th St Ste 1C, Bellevue, WA 98005. For more info visit bellevuebadminton.com.

Capitol Steps

This Washington, DC-based troupe of Congressional staffers-turned-songwriters produce hilarious musical and political satire where nothing is sacred and nobody is safe! For over 30 years, the group has been putting politics and scandal to music – and this comedy is no different. In the years following their formation, the group has ignored the wisdom “Don’t quit your day job!” and truly puts the “mock” in “democracy.” This show is sure to leave you dying of laughter and asking for more. Category: Arts & Entertainment. Audience: Teens. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Families. Cost: $45. Contact Name: Kirkland Performance Center. Contact Email: box1@kpcenter.org. Contact Phone: 425 893 9900. Monday, October 27, 2014, 7:30 PM. Kirkland Performance Center 350 Kirkland Ave Kirkland, WA 98033.

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, October 28, 2014, 9:30 AM – 11:30 AM. EvergreenHealth Medical Center, 12040 NE 128th Street, Kirkland, WA 98034. For more info visit www.evergreenhealth.com.

Assistance League of the Eastside presents Celebrations Holiday Home Tour - Friday December 5, 2014

Assistance League of the Eastside presents Celebrations Holiday Home Tour - Friday December 5, 2014, 10:00 am - 7:00 pm A self-guided tour of five fabulous homes beautifully decorated for the holidays in Redmond and Woodinville. All proceeds benefit our philanthropic programs. Tickets available from Chapter members by phone at 425-556-5106 or on our website, www.eastside.assistanceleague.org. Category: Arts & Entertainment. Benefit. Charitable. Family. Holiday. Organizations. Service Clubs. Volunteer. Cost: $30. Events Newsletter: Yes. Tuesday, October 28, 2014, 10:00 AM. Redmond and Woodinville.

Mommy Matters: Moms, Getting Real about What Matters

Mommy Matters is an opportunity for moms to get support and learn about what matters most as your child moves through the toddler and preschool years. Mommy Matters blends Love and Logic Parenting, Positive Discipline, and Gottman principles with personal coaching. Contact instructor Melissa Benaroya, LICSW, for more information and to register, melissa@growparenting.com. Category: Classes & Lectures. Audience: Moms. Cost: Members: $259; Non-Members: $279. Contact Name: Melissa Benaroya. Contact Email: Melissa@GrowParenting.com. Contact Phone: 206.226.6707. Events Newsletter: Yes. Tuesday, October 28, 2014, 10:00 AM – 11:30 AM. 3801 East Mercer Way Mercer Island, WA 98040. For more info visit sjcc.org.

Inflorescence Exhibition at Kirkland Arts Center

Inflorescence: a group or cluster of flowers growing from a common stem in a characteristic arrangement. Like the architecture of inflorescence, this exhibition is an arrangement of works growing from a common theme. The selected artists are all inspired by the plant world, but each has his/her own aesthetic. Kirkland Arts Center is open Tuesday through Saturday, 11am to 6pm. Category: Arts & Entertainment. Audience: Kids. Teens. Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Families. Cost: Free. Contact Name: Anna Braden. Contact Email: abraden@kirklandartscenter.org. Contact Phone: 425-822-7161 x. 102. Events Newsletter: No. Tuesday, October 28, 2014, 11:00 AM – 6:00 PM. Kirkland Arts Center 620 Market Street Kirkland, WA 98033. For more info visit www.kirklandartscenter.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. Tuesday, October 28, 2014, 12:30 PM – 2:30 PM. EvergreenHealth Medical Center, 12040 NE 128th Street, Kirkland, WA 98034. For more info visit www.evergreenhealth.com.

AM Dellamonica- Child of a Hidden Sea

Introducing a magical world of island nations, the first book in A. M. Dellamonica's new fantasy series begins when her adventurous young protagonist sets off in search of her birth mother and falls into a strange and wondrous homeland that wants nothing to do with her. What unfolds is a fascinating journey of investigation and discovery about a world both eerily similar and drastically different from our own, and a young woman determined to both understand it and earn its people's acceptance. For the chance to leap into the world of Stormwrack with its creator, join us as Dellamonica leads us into its magic, mysteries, and adventures at a reading and signing of her enchanting new book. Category: Arts & Entertainment. Audience: Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Cost: Free. Events Newsletter: Yes. Tuesday, October 28, 2014, 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM. University Book Store 990 102nd Ave Bellevue, WA, 98004. For more info visit www2.bookstore.washington.edu.

Arts and Culture Lecture Series - Porcelain Pathways

Discover how porcelain has made its way around the world among the palaces of emperors, the caravans of merchants, the drawing rooms of bourgeoisie, and the hearths of commoners. Category: Arts & Entertainment. Audience: Teens. Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Cost: $10. Contact Email: lvanbemmel@kirklandartscenter.org. Contact Phone: 4258227161. Events Newsletter: Yes. Tuesday, October 28, 2014, 6:30 PM – 8:00 PM. 620 Market St. Kirkland, WA 98033 (425) 822 - 7161. For more info visit kirklandartscenter.gosignmeup.com.

Are You Made for the Trades?

Presented by Washington Women in Trades. You can earn while you learn while pursuing the other four year degree. Find out about becoming a firefighter, carpenter, electrician, police office, and more from members of Washington Women in Trades. Category: Classes & Lectures. Audience: Teens. Contact Name: Mercer Island Library. Contact Email: sjcummins@kcls.org. Contact Phone: 206.236.3537. Tuesday, October 28, 2014, 7:00 PM. Mercer Island Library 4400 88th Avenue SE Mercer Island, WA 98040.

Empowered Living, a holistic approach to optimizing health and peace of mind while living with MS

During this thought-provoking and engaging five-week series, you’ll explore a whole person approach to fostering your overall health and well-being while living with Multiple Sclerosis. Maureen Manley, MA, will provide you with realistic understandings and supply you with practical skills to assist you in moving forward with an integrated, health-promoting and empowered approach to life. You’ll learn: • How to honor and work with yourself as a whole person: physical, mental, emotional and spiritual • How to motivate yourself though desire rather than fear • Techniques to manage stress and redirect your energy productively • What drives human behavior, and how to work with your own to make life enhancing choices • How to move through obstacles and stay on track with what you desire • Valuable information on exercise and nutrition. Category: Classes & Lectures. Cost: Free. Contact Phone: 425-899-3000. Tuesday, October 28, 2014, 8:00 PM – 10:00 PM. Education Center in the Evergreen Surgery and Physician’s Building 12333 NE 130th Lane, Tan 140 Kirkland, WA 98034. For more info visit www.evergreenhealth.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, October 29, 2014, 9:30 AM – 11:30 AM. EvergreenHealth Medical Center, 12040 NE 128th Street, Kirkland, WA 98034. For more info visit www.evergreenhealth.com.

Listening Mothers

Listening Mothers™ Wednesdays, 10-11:30 a.m. Moms with babies up to 6 months old The Listening Mothers™ program offers a unique opportunity for parents of babies, birth through six months of age, to discover the joys of parenting. Study after study shows that today’s parents are more stressed than ever before. Are you one of these well-intended but overwhelmed parents? If you are, we have a program just for you. Our researched-based curriculum will turn the present moment into a pleasant moment! The program includes: - Non-judgmental environment in which each parent can discover and share their own inner wisdom - Easy-to-master mindful-based skills that help reduce stress and increase sense of well-being Experienced facilitators who are trained in healthy emotional development who will explore with parents the possible meanings of their baby’s behavior as well as the impact of the baby’s behavior on the parents - A chance to learn the importance of self regulation: skillful ways of staying calm in… Category: Classes & Lectures. Family. Audience: Moms. Cost: $150. Contact Name: Dana Weiner. Contact Email: DanaW@sjcc.org. Contact Phone: 206-388-1992. Events Newsletter: Yes. Wednesday, October 29, 2014, 10:00 AM – 11:30 AM. 3801 East Mercer Way Mercer Island, WA 98040.

Inflorescence Exhibition at Kirkland Arts Center

Inflorescence: a group or cluster of flowers growing from a common stem in a characteristic arrangement. Like the architecture of inflorescence, this exhibition is an arrangement of works growing from a common theme. The selected artists are all inspired by the plant world, but each has his/her own aesthetic. Kirkland Arts Center is open Tuesday through Saturday, 11am to 6pm. Category: Arts & Entertainment. Audience: Kids. Teens. Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Families. Cost: Free. Contact Name: Anna Braden. Contact Email: abraden@kirklandartscenter.org. Contact Phone: 425-822-7161 x. 102. Events Newsletter: No. Wednesday, October 29, 2014, 11:00 AM – 6:00 PM. Kirkland Arts Center 620 Market Street Kirkland, WA 98033. For more info visit www.kirklandartscenter.org.

Little Book Worms

Stories, songs, and snacks for young children. Join us every Wednesday 11:00am - Noon by the fireplace on the second level of Building Two. In partnership with the Seattle Nanny Network Free parking validation (no purchase necessary). Category: Arts & Entertainment. Family. Audience: Kids. Families. Cost: FREE! Contact Name: Jill Covey. Contact Email: jill@seattlenanny.com. Contact Phone: 425.803.9511. Wednesday, October 29, 2014, 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM. The Bravern 11111 Ne 8th St Ste 5, Bellevue, WA 98004. For more info visit www.seattlenanny.com.

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, October 29, 2014, 12:30 PM – 2:30 PM. EvergreenHealth Medical Center, 12040 NE 128th Street, Kirkland, WA 98034. For more info visit www.evergreenhealth.com.

NEW! Tween Fitness, Ages 9-13

Wednesdays beginning October 1 3:30-4:30 p.m. ages 9-13 SJCC members: free/guests $5Tween Fitness is for kids who want to be active. Kids will learn to use bands, balls and their own body weight to work on cardiovascular and weight training as well as balance, stability, and stretching. This class is appropriate for all levels so preteens learn the skills to work out safer and more efficiently, empowering them to want to exercise on their own. Category: Sports & Recreation. Audience: Kids. Teens. Cost: members: free; guests: $5. Contact Name: Dana Azose. Contact Email: danaa@sjcc.org. Contact Phone: 2063880836. Wednesday, October 29, 2014, 3:30 PM – 4:30 PM. SJCC Mercer Island 3801 East Mercer Way Mercer Island, WA 98040. For more info visit sjcc.org.

Best of Fest Film: The Jewish Cardinal

The true story of a French priest struggles to navigate his dual identity as a Catholic and a Jew while mediating the construction of a convent within the walls of Auschwitz. Presented by Film Movement. Followed by an interfaith panel discussion. Category: Arts & Entertainment. Audience: Teens. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Cost: $5-8. Contact Name: Pamela Lavitt. Contact Email: PamelaL@sjcc.org. Contact Phone: 206-388-0832. Wednesday, October 29, 2014, 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM. Stroum Jewish Community Center 3801 East Mercer Way Mercer Island, WA 98040. For more info visit sjcc.org.

Inflorescence Exhibition at Kirkland Arts Center

Inflorescence: a group or cluster of flowers growing from a common stem in a characteristic arrangement. Like the architecture of inflorescence, this exhibition is an arrangement of works growing from a common theme. The selected artists are all inspired by the plant world, but each has his/her own aesthetic. Kirkland Arts Center is open Tuesday through Saturday, 11am to 6pm. Category: Arts & Entertainment. Audience: Kids. Teens. Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Families. Cost: Free. Contact Name: Anna Braden. Contact Email: abraden@kirklandartscenter.org. Contact Phone: 425-822-7161 x. 102. Events Newsletter: No. Thursday, October 30, 2014, 11:00 AM – 6:00 PM. Kirkland Arts Center 620 Market Street Kirkland, WA 98033. For more info visit www.kirklandartscenter.org.

Short Story Society- Tales to Distrub Your Sleep

Why should story time only be for kids? Come to our Short Story Society where the fabulous Kiki Hood and irrepressible Jerry Minor will be reading stories for the Halloween season. Come and let us disturb your sleep with spooky tales. Category: Arts & Entertainment. Audience: Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Cost: Free. Events Newsletter: Yes. Thursday, October 30, 2014, 6:30 PM – 7:30 PM. University Book Store 990 102nd Ave NE Bellevue, WA, 98004. For more info visit www2.bookstore.washington.edu.

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, October 31, 2014. King County Library System.

Tot Shabbat

Join us with your children and celebrate Shabbat with songs and challah on Friday mornings. Category: Music. Audience: Kids. Dads. Moms. Families. Cost: FREE. Contact Name: Dana Weiner. Contact Email: DanaW@sjcc.org. Contact Phone: 2063881992. Events Newsletter: Yes. Friday, October 31, 2014, 9:45 AM – 10:30 AM. 3801 East Mercer Way Mercer Island, WA 98040. For more info visit sjcc.org.

Inflorescence Exhibition at Kirkland Arts Center

Inflorescence: a group or cluster of flowers growing from a common stem in a characteristic arrangement. Like the architecture of inflorescence, this exhibition is an arrangement of works growing from a common theme. The selected artists are all inspired by the plant world, but each has his/her own aesthetic. Kirkland Arts Center is open Tuesday through Saturday, 11am to 6pm. Category: Arts & Entertainment. Audience: Kids. Teens. Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Families. Cost: Free. Contact Name: Anna Braden. Contact Email: abraden@kirklandartscenter.org. Contact Phone: 425-822-7161 x. 102. Events Newsletter: No. Friday, October 31, 2014, 11:00 AM – 6:00 PM. Kirkland Arts Center 620 Market Street Kirkland, WA 98033. For more info visit www.kirklandartscenter.org.

Costume Carnival

2014 marks Seattle Children's Museum's 3rd Annual Costume Carnival, providing a free, safe and indoor Trick or Treat option for kids 10 and under on Halloween. The Museum exhibits and staff transform into their Halloween themed version, with additional activities and programs. We have a "Not-So Scary" Haunted Mountain, a "Where in the World is Dracula?" Scavenger Hunt, a Mad Scientist Lab and several booths to visit for a game, craft, "Trick" or a "Treat". Category: Fairs & Festivals. Family. Holiday. Audience: Kids. Cost: Free. Contact Name: Seattle Children's Museum. Contact Phone: 206-441-1768. Events Newsletter: Yes. Friday, October 31, 2014, 4:00 PM – 8:00 PM. Seattle Children's Museum 305 Harrison St Seattle, WA 98109. For more info visit thechildrensmuseum.org.

Fall Fun Fest!

Bring your preschool and elementary aged children for a FREE, safe and fun evening. There will be Trunk-or-Treating where kids will receive candy by traveling inside a circular lot filled with parked cars decorated for the evening. There will also be indoor carnival activities including games with non-candy prizes and a bounce house! New this year – commemorate the evening with a family photo taken in front of our festive backdrop emailed to you directly. This is a free event for all and no preregistration is required! Category: Fairs & Festivals. Holiday. Audience: Kids. Families. Cost: FREE! Contact Name: Liz Mitchell. Contact Email: lizfmitchell@gmail.com. Contact Phone: 425-802-7782. Friday, October 31, 2014, 6:30 PM – 8:00 PM. Newport Covenant Church 12800 Coal Creek Parkway SE Bellevue, WA 98006. For more info visit www.newportcovblog.org.

Inflorescence Exhibition at Kirkland Arts Center

Inflorescence: a group or cluster of flowers growing from a common stem in a characteristic arrangement. Like the architecture of inflorescence, this exhibition is an arrangement of works growing from a common theme. The selected artists are all inspired by the plant world, but each has his/her own aesthetic. Kirkland Arts Center is open Tuesday through Saturday, 11am to 6pm. Category: Arts & Entertainment. Audience: Kids. Teens. Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Families. Cost: Free. Contact Name: Anna Braden. Contact Email: abraden@kirklandartscenter.org. Contact Phone: 425-822-7161 x. 102. Events Newsletter: No. Saturday, November 1, 2014, 11:00 AM – 6:00 PM. Kirkland Arts Center 620 Market Street Kirkland, WA 98033. For more info visit www.kirklandartscenter.org.

Cedar River Cellars | wine tasting

Cedar River Cellars is a small, but growing, award winning winery. And to fully experience Northwest-style wines, we invite you to encounter them in a tranquil and natural environment, among old-growth cedars at our charming, intimate park-like tasting venue. A rejuvenating retreat is just a bottle-opener and a few minutes away from Sea-Tac airport or downtown Seattle. Come and picnic with the whole family, enjoy a complimentary tasting, and get the complete hometown winery experience. We are open most Saturday and Sunday 12-5pm (M-F by appointment if available). Check Facebook or website for any change or call Heather at 206-240-9394. Category: Family. Outdoor. Audience: Singles. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Families. Cost: $7 tasting fee waived with purchase. Contact Name: Heather Nasarow. Contact Email: Heather@CedarRiverCellars.com. Contact Phone: 206-240-9394. Events Newsletter: Yes. Saturday, November 1, 2014, 12:00 PM – 5:00 PM. 13018 Lake Kathleen Road SE Renton, WA 98059.

Kirkland Arts Center REDUX Benefit Gala

Kirkland Arts Center’s mission is to promote artistic mastery and public participation in the visual arts through innovative classes, contemporary exhibitions, and events. KAC offers creative arts experiences for all ages and artistic abilities – including year-round after school children’s programs in several local schools, summer camps and art classes for kids, curator and exhibition opportunities for emerging artists, as well as a scholarship program for those who can’t afford to pay. More information on KAC: www.kirklandartscenter.org Not only will you support Kirkland Arts Center, but by attending REDUX you will experience a high-quality selection of local artist’s work and see first-hand what Kirkland Arts Center offers to artists and art enthusiasts alike. This event includes a live and silent auction unlike any in the region. In addition to one-of-a-kind artwork, the silent and live auctions include travel, leisure, personal services, and unique arts experiences. In 2013, REDUX raised approximat… Category: Arts & Entertainment. Benefit. Cost: $175 for Individual Ticket, $275 for VIP Patron Ticket. Contact Name: Jennifer Gill. Contact Email: jgill@kirklandartscenter.org. Contact Phone: 425-822-7161 x. 103. Saturday, November 1, 2014, 5:30 PM – 10:30 PM. Meydenbauer Center 11100 NE 6th St Bellevue, WA 98004. For more info visit kacredux.org.

Best of Fest: Israeli TV Series - Arab Labor (Season 4)

Israeli TV Dinner Series Saturday, November 1 | Episodes 1-5 | Falafel bar dinner included 7 p.m. | SJCC Mercer Island Saturday, November 8 | Episodes 6-10 | Guest speaker TBA 7 p.m. | SJCC Mercer Island This wickedly funny Israeli sitcom, created by noted author Sayed Kashua, takes jabs at Israeli and Palestinian stereotypes. November 1: falafel bar dinner November 8: special guest speaker Tickets $12 each or $20 for both SJCC members/students/youth/senior $10 or $15 for both. Category: Arts & Entertainment. Theater. Audience: Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Cost: $12 each; $20 for both. Contact Name: Pamela Lavitt. Contact Email: PamelaL@sjcc.org. Contact Phone: 206-388-0832. Saturday, November 1, 2014, 7:00 PM – 10:00 PM. Stroum Jewish Community Center 3801 East Mercer Way Mercer Island, WA 98040. For more info visit sjcc.org.

Seattle Repertory Jazz Orchestra presents "Quincy Jones and Ray Charles on Jackson Street"

The SRJO celebrates the swinging Seattle legacy of Ray Charles and Quincy Jones, with a salute to the groundbreaking jazz of the 1940s on Seattle’s Jackson Street, where Ray Charles and Quincy Jones got their starts. Lots of current Seattle personalities will be on hand, including vocalist Reggie Goings and Hammond B-3 organist Joe Doria who will rock the sounds of Ray Charles. Category: Arts & Entertainment. Music. Audience: Kids. Teens. Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Families. Cost: $15-47. Contact Name: Seattle Repertory Jazz Orchestra. Contact Email: info@srjo.org. Contact Phone: 206-523-6159. Saturday, November 1, 2014, 7:30 PM – 9:30 PM. Illsley Ball Nordstrom Recital Hall at Benaroya Hall 200 University St Seattle, WA 98101. For more info visit www.srjo.org.

Pork Filled Productions presents Fast Company

“There are crosses, double-crosses and schemes devious enough to impress the most jaded flimflammer.” –NY Times When con games are the family business, watch your back – because it’s not just about the score, it’s about who you can trust! Meet the Kwans: a Chinese American family of expert con artists, grifters and thieves. But when daughter Blue masterminds the job of the decade stealing the world’s most valuable comic book, it might just spell disaster for the whole family, including her brothers Francis and H and their mother Mable. Pitting new game theory against old-school cons, truth against illusion and family bonds against betrayal, it’s a race to see who will come out on top in this fun, stylish crime caper. Rated "PG-“13 for strong language and intense situations. Fast Company is a play written by Carla Ching, directed by Amy Poisson and produced by Narea Kang, Maggie Lee, May Nguyen & Roger Tang. Featuring Daniel Arreola, Mariko Kita, Kevin Lin and Sara Porkalob. This production is… Category: Arts & Entertainment. Audience: Teens. Singles. College Students. Seniors. Cost: $12-18. Contact Name: Roger Tang. Contact Email: info@porkfilled.com. Contact Phone: 206 486-0375. Saturday, November 1, 2014, 8:00 PM – 9:25 PM. Theatre Off Jackson 409 7th Ave. S. Seattle, WA. For more info visit www.brownpapertickets.com.

Hey Marseilles

Using instruments ranging from guitar to accordion to cello, Seattle septet Hey Marseilles perform a unique combination of indie rock, folk, pop and chamber music. Category: Arts & Entertainment. Family. Music. Audience: Kids. Teens. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Families. Cost: $20. Contact Name: Kirkland Performance Center. Contact Email: box1@kpcenter.org. Contact Phone: 425 893 9900. Saturday, November 1, 2014, 8:00 PM. Kirkland Performance Center 350 Kirkland Ave Kirkland, WA 98033.

Start to Fitness

Start to Fitness If you’re resolved to begin the New Year with a more active, healthy lifestyle, it’s easy to get started at your library. Throughout 2014, find ideas, inspiration and tips on simple ways to add more movement and healthy options to your life through the new adult series, Start to Fitness. www.kcls.org/fitness. Category: Arts & Entertainment. Classes & Lectures. Organizations. Sports & Recreation. Cost: Free. Sunday, November 2, 2014. King County Library System.

Mercer Island Girls Lacrosse - Middle School Fall Ball

MERCER ISLAND GIRLS LACROSSE FALL BALL Stay fit, have fun and get a head start on spring! Grades 5-8: 10:30-12 Sundays September 14 - November 2 Islander Middle School Cost $100 - 8 weeks Visit www.migirlslacrosse.com to register. Don't miss out on the fastest growing sport in North America!! Category: Sports & Recreation. Audience: Kids. Teens. Cost: $100. Contact Name: Middle School Coordinator. Contact Email: migirlslaxms@gmail.com. Sunday, November 2, 2014, 10:30 AM – 12:00 PM. Islander Middle School.

Inflorescence Exhibition at Kirkland Arts Center

Inflorescence: a group or cluster of flowers growing from a common stem in a characteristic arrangement. Like the architecture of inflorescence, this exhibition is an arrangement of works growing from a common theme. The selected artists are all inspired by the plant world, but each has his/her own aesthetic. Kirkland Arts Center is open Tuesday through Saturday, 11am to 6pm. Category: Arts & Entertainment. Audience: Kids. Teens. Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Families. Cost: Free. Contact Name: Anna Braden. Contact Email: abraden@kirklandartscenter.org. Contact Phone: 425-822-7161 x. 102. Events Newsletter: No. Sunday, November 2, 2014, 11:00 AM – 6:00 PM. Kirkland Arts Center 620 Market Street Kirkland, WA 98033. For more info visit www.kirklandartscenter.org.

W4JCC Church Worship Service

We invite you to join us for our worship service! It is our prayer we will help you grow naturally and spiritually and we welcome you to visit our church! We hope that as a result of your visit you will make a decision to join our family! Each week we will worship together.See you on Sunday! Category: Faith. Family. Music. Organizations. Audience: Kids. Teens. Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Families. Cost: Free. Contact Email: hear4893@hotmail.com. Contact Phone: 206-795-2598. Sunday, November 2, 2014, 11:00 AM. Witness for Jesus Christian Church 18701 120th Ave. NE Bothell, WA 98011.

Mercer Island Visual Arts League Monthly Meeting

First Thursday of each month General monthly information meeting and speaker presentation. You are invited to join the meeting and learn what this art organization does for the community and for emerging artists of all ages. Always an informative speaker or program each month too. Category: Arts & Entertainment. Organizations. Audience: Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Cost: Free. Contact Name: Nannette Bassett. Contact Email: nannettebas@gmail.com. Contact Phone: 206-232-8148. Sunday, November 2, 2014, 11:30 AM – 1:00 PM. Mercer Island Community and Event Center 8236 Se 24th St · Mercer Island.

Cedar River Cellars | wine tasting

Cedar River Cellars is a small, but growing, award winning winery. And to fully experience Northwest-style wines, we invite you to encounter them in a tranquil and natural environment, among old-growth cedars at our charming, intimate park-like tasting venue. A rejuvenating retreat is just a bottle-opener and a few minutes away from Sea-Tac airport or downtown Seattle. Come and picnic with the whole family, enjoy a complimentary tasting, and get the complete hometown winery experience. We are open most Saturday and Sunday 12-5pm (M-F by appointment if available). Check Facebook or website for any change or call Heather at 206-240-9394. Category: Family. Outdoor. Audience: Singles. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Families. Cost: $7 tasting fee waived with purchase. Contact Name: Heather Nasarow. Contact Email: Heather@CedarRiverCellars.com. Contact Phone: 206-240-9394. Events Newsletter: Yes. Sunday, November 2, 2014, 12:00 PM – 5:00 PM. 13018 Lake Kathleen Road SE Renton, WA 98059.

Mercer Island Girls Lacrosse - Elementary Fall Ball

MERCER ISLAND GIRLS LACROSSE ELEMENTARY FALL BALL! Stay fit, have fun and get a head start on spring! 1st - 4th Grade Sundays, September 14 - November 2 12:00pm - 1:00pm, Islander Middle School Cost $100 - 8 weeks See www.migirlslacrosse.com for more info. Don't miss out on the fastest growing sport in North America! Register now! Category: Sports & Recreation. Audience: Kids. Cost: $100. Contact Name: Elementary Coordinator. Contact Email: migirlslaxes@gmail.com. Sunday, November 2, 2014, 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM. Islander Middle School.

Sue Goetz: “Landscaping for Winter Color and Beauty”

A beautiful garden does not end as the abundant summer fades into fall and winter. Join Sue Goetz, CPH, on Sunday, November 2, at Molbak’s as she shows us how to add texture and color with bark, berries, foliage and evergreens for year-round color. Sue was named 2012 Educator of the Year by the WSNLA and Best Horticulturalist by West Sound Home and Garden magazine in spring 2013. Her writing has appeared in local and national publications. She is also the owner of Creative Gardener and Urban Garden Company in Tacoma. Category: Classes & Lectures. Audience: Kids. Teens. Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Families. Cost: Free for all attendees. Contact Name: Administration. Contact Email: info@northwestperennialalliance.org. Contact Phone: 425-647-6004. Events Newsletter: Yes. Sunday, November 2, 2014, 1:00 PM. Molbak’s Nursery 13625 NE 175th Street Woodinville, WA 98072. For more info visit northwestperennialalliance.org.

Seattle Repertory Jazz Orchestra presents "Quincy Jones and Ray Charles on Jackson Street"

The SRJO celebrates the swinging Seattle legacy of Ray Charles and Quincy Jones, with a salute to the groundbreaking jazz of the 1940s on Seattle’s Jackson Street, where Ray Charles and Quincy Jones got their starts. Lots of current Seattle personalities will be on hand, including vocalist Reggie Goings and Hammond B-3 organist Joe Doria who will rock the sounds of Ray Charles. Category: Arts & Entertainment. Music. Audience: Kids. Teens. Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Families. Cost: $15-47. Contact Name: Seattle Repertory Jazz Orchestra. Contact Email: info@srjo.org. Contact Phone: 206-523-6159. Events Newsletter: Yes. Sunday, November 2, 2014, 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM. Kirkland Performance Center 350 Kirkland Ave Kirkland, WA 98033. For more info visit www.srjo.org.

Creative Beginnings

Mondays, 9:30-10:45 a.m. 8-30 months with parent/caregiver Creative Beginnings is a time for your child, together with a parent or caregiver, to explore the richness of the SJCC Early Childhood School through art, sensory experiences, and creative play. Parents and children facilitate exploration and socialization alongside longtime ECS teacher Laura Selby. As children develop social, emotional, and cognitive skills in this group setting, parents and caregivers develop a community within the J family. Runs September 8 through June 8. Category: Classes & Lectures. Family. Audience: Dads. Moms. Cost: Members: $592; Non-members: $718. Contact Name: Laura Selby. Contact Email: lauraselby@comcast.net. Events Newsletter: Yes. Monday, November 3, 2014, 9:30 AM – 10:45 AM. 3801 East Mercer Way Mercer Island, WA 98040. For more info visit sjcc.org.

Inflorescence Exhibition at Kirkland Arts Center

Inflorescence: a group or cluster of flowers growing from a common stem in a characteristic arrangement. Like the architecture of inflorescence, this exhibition is an arrangement of works growing from a common theme. The selected artists are all inspired by the plant world, but each has his/her own aesthetic. Kirkland Arts Center is open Tuesday through Saturday, 11am to 6pm. Category: Arts & Entertainment. Audience: Kids. Teens. Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Families. Cost: Free. Contact Name: Anna Braden. Contact Email: abraden@kirklandartscenter.org. Contact Phone: 425-822-7161 x. 102. Events Newsletter: No. Monday, November 3, 2014, 11:00 AM – 6:00 PM. Kirkland Arts Center 620 Market Street Kirkland, WA 98033. For more info visit www.kirklandartscenter.org.

Creative Beginnings

Mondays, 11:15 a.m.-12:30 p.m. 8-30 months with parent/caregiver Creative Beginnings is a time for your child, together with a parent or caregiver, to explore the richness of the SJCC Early Childhood School through art, sensory experiences, and creative play. Parents and children facilitate exploration and socialization alongside longtime ECS teacher Laura Selby. As children develop social, emotional, and cognitive skills in this group setting, parents and caregivers develop a community within the J family. Runs September 8 through June 8. Category: Classes & Lectures. Family. Audience: Dads. Moms. Cost: Members: $592; Non-members: $718. Contact Name: Laura Selby. Contact Email: lauraselby@comcast.net. Events Newsletter: Yes. Monday, November 3, 2014, 11:15 AM – 12:30 PM. 3801 East Mercer Way Mercer Island, WA 98040. For more info visit sjcc.org.

Adult Skills & Drills Badminton Class

This class meets weekly on Monday evenings and teaches students badminton techniques and drills essential to effectively improve your game. All skill levels are welcome to participate in this class. Registration is required. Registration Deadline: Friday, 10/24/14. Category: Classes & Lectures. Sports & Recreation. Audience: Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Cost: $106 for 8 wks or $15/class. Contact Name: Jenny Lam. Contact Email: jenny@bellevuebadminton.com. Contact Phone: 4255622950. Events Newsletter: No. Monday, November 3, 2014, 7:00 PM – 8:30 PM. Bellevue Badminton Club 13405 SE 30th St Ste 1C, Bellevue, WA 98005. For more info visit bellevuebadminton.com.

The United Kingdom Ukulele Orchestra

Look out – the Brits are coming! The United Kingdom Ukulele was formed to challenge people’s expectations of the ukulele. Experience the amazing sounds of the ukulele as the witty ensemble performs a repertoire ranging from Robert Johnson to the Sex Pistols. Category: Arts & Entertainment. Music. Audience: Teens. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Families. Cost: $20. Contact Name: Kirkland Performance Center. Contact Email: box1@kpcenter.org. Contact Phone: 425 893 9900. Monday, November 3, 2014, 7:30 PM. Kirkland Performance Center 350 Kirkland Ave Kirkland, WA 98033.

Nissim in Concert

Nissim is a Seattle-based recording artist/producer, formerly known as D.Black. While his earlier recordings were filled with rap-music tales of guns, drugs, and violence, he found himself in the midst of a spiritual crisis. In 2009, after converting to Orthodox Judaism and with the release of “Ali’ Yah,” he was quickly showered with accolades. Nissim is joined by Rabbi Simon Benzaquen, Rabbi Emeritus at Sephardic Bikur Holim in Seattle, in a unique team known as “the rabbi and the rapper.”. Category: Arts & Entertainment. Music. Audience: Kids. Teens. Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Families. Cost: $10-15. Contact Name: Pamela Lavitt. Contact Email: PamelaL@sjcc.org. Contact Phone: 206-388-0832. Monday, November 3, 2014, 7:30 PM – 9:30 PM. Stroum Jewish Community Center 3801 East Mercer Way Mercer Island, WA 98040. For more info visit sjcc.org.

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, November 4, 2014, 9:30 AM – 11:30 AM. EvergreenHealth Medical Center, 12040 NE 128th Street, Kirkland, WA 98034. For more info visit www.evergreenhealth.com.

Assistance League of the Eastside presents Celebrations Holiday Home Tour - Friday December 5, 2014

Assistance League of the Eastside presents Celebrations Holiday Home Tour - Friday December 5, 2014, 10:00 am - 7:00 pm A self-guided tour of five fabulous homes beautifully decorated for the holidays in Redmond and Woodinville. All proceeds benefit our philanthropic programs. Tickets available from Chapter members by phone at 425-556-5106 or on our website, www.eastside.assistanceleague.org. Category: Arts & Entertainment. Benefit. Charitable. Family. Holiday. Organizations. Service Clubs. Volunteer. Cost: $30. Events Newsletter: Yes. Tuesday, November 4, 2014, 10:00 AM. Redmond and Woodinville.

Mommy Matters: Moms, Getting Real about What Matters

Mommy Matters is an opportunity for moms to get support and learn about what matters most as your child moves through the toddler and preschool years. Mommy Matters blends Love and Logic Parenting, Positive Discipline, and Gottman principles with personal coaching. Contact instructor Melissa Benaroya, LICSW, for more information and to register, melissa@growparenting.com. Category: Classes & Lectures. Audience: Moms. Cost: Members: $259; Non-Members: $279. Contact Name: Melissa Benaroya. Contact Email: Melissa@GrowParenting.com. Contact Phone: 206.226.6707. Events Newsletter: Yes. Tuesday, November 4, 2014, 10:00 AM – 11:30 AM. 3801 East Mercer Way Mercer Island, WA 98040. For more info visit sjcc.org.

Inflorescence Exhibition at Kirkland Arts Center

Inflorescence: a group or cluster of flowers growing from a common stem in a characteristic arrangement. Like the architecture of inflorescence, this exhibition is an arrangement of works growing from a common theme. The selected artists are all inspired by the plant world, but each has his/her own aesthetic. Kirkland Arts Center is open Tuesday through Saturday, 11am to 6pm. Category: Arts & Entertainment. Audience: Kids. Teens. Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Families. Cost: Free. Contact Name: Anna Braden. Contact Email: abraden@kirklandartscenter.org. Contact Phone: 425-822-7161 x. 102. Events Newsletter: No. Tuesday, November 4, 2014, 11:00 AM – 6:00 PM. Kirkland Arts Center 620 Market Street Kirkland, WA 98033. For more info visit www.kirklandartscenter.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. Tuesday, November 4, 2014, 12:30 PM – 2:30 PM. EvergreenHealth Medical Center, 12040 NE 128th Street, Kirkland, WA 98034. For more info visit www.evergreenhealth.com.

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, November 4, 2014, 1:00 PM – 2:30 PM. Emerald Heights 10901 176th Circle NE Redmond, WA 98052.

Harriet Arkley- The Good News Chair

From childhood into adulthood, getting called into the office is something we never look forward to. But what if being summoned by adults or authorities wasn't always a bad thing? In her book The Good News Chair, retired elementary school principle Harriet Arkley shares how she used one special chair to turn her office into a place of positive reinforcement, recognition of good behavior, and celebration of accomplishments, and transformed the lives and behavior of many of her students in the process. To learn how to make a "Good News Chair" and use it to transform your classroom or home, join us for a reading and signing with Arkley. Who knows? She might even let us try out the chair ourselves! Category: Arts & Entertainment. Audience: Kids. Families. Cost: Free. Events Newsletter: Yes. Tuesday, November 4, 2014, 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM. University Book Store 990 102nd Ave NE Bellevue, WA, 98004. For more info visit www2.bookstore.washington.edu.

Empowered Living, a holistic approach to optimizing health and peace of mind while living with MS

During this thought-provoking and engaging five-week series, you’ll explore a whole person approach to fostering your overall health and well-being while living with Multiple Sclerosis. Maureen Manley, MA, will provide you with realistic understandings and supply you with practical skills to assist you in moving forward with an integrated, health-promoting and empowered approach to life. You’ll learn: • How to honor and work with yourself as a whole person: physical, mental, emotional and spiritual • How to motivate yourself though desire rather than fear • Techniques to manage stress and redirect your energy productively • What drives human behavior, and how to work with your own to make life enhancing choices • How to move through obstacles and stay on track with what you desire • Valuable information on exercise and nutrition. Category: Classes & Lectures. Cost: Free. Contact Phone: 425-899-3000. Tuesday, November 4, 2014, 8:00 PM – 10:00 PM. Education Center in the Evergreen Surgery and Physician’s Building 12333 NE 130th Lane, Tan 140 Kirkland, WA 98034. For more info visit www.evergreenhealth.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, November 5, 2014, 9:30 AM – 11:30 AM. EvergreenHealth Medical Center, 12040 NE 128th Street, Kirkland, WA 98034. For more info visit www.evergreenhealth.com.

Listening Mothers

Listening Mothers™ Wednesdays, 10-11:30 a.m. Moms with babies up to 6 months old The Listening Mothers™ program offers a unique opportunity for parents of babies, birth through six months of age, to discover the joys of parenting. Study after study shows that today’s parents are more stressed than ever before. Are you one of these well-intended but overwhelmed parents? If you are, we have a program just for you. Our researched-based curriculum will turn the present moment into a pleasant moment! The program includes: - Non-judgmental environment in which each parent can discover and share their own inner wisdom - Easy-to-master mindful-based skills that help reduce stress and increase sense of well-being Experienced facilitators who are trained in healthy emotional development who will explore with parents the possible meanings of their baby’s behavior as well as the impact of the baby’s behavior on the parents - A chance to learn the importance of self regulation: skillful ways of staying calm in… Category: Classes & Lectures. Family. Audience: Moms. Cost: $150. Contact Name: Dana Weiner. Contact Email: DanaW@sjcc.org. Contact Phone: 206-388-1992. Events Newsletter: Yes. Wednesday, November 5, 2014, 10:00 AM – 11:30 AM. 3801 East Mercer Way Mercer Island, WA 98040.

Inflorescence Exhibition at Kirkland Arts Center

Inflorescence: a group or cluster of flowers growing from a common stem in a characteristic arrangement. Like the architecture of inflorescence, this exhibition is an arrangement of works growing from a common theme. The selected artists are all inspired by the plant world, but each has his/her own aesthetic. Kirkland Arts Center is open Tuesday through Saturday, 11am to 6pm. Category: Arts & Entertainment. Audience: Kids. Teens. Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Families. Cost: Free. Contact Name: Anna Braden. Contact Email: abraden@kirklandartscenter.org. Contact Phone: 425-822-7161 x. 102. Events Newsletter: No. Wednesday, November 5, 2014, 11:00 AM – 6:00 PM. Kirkland Arts Center 620 Market Street Kirkland, WA 98033. For more info visit www.kirklandartscenter.org.

Little Book Worms

Stories, songs, and snacks for young children. Join us every Wednesday 11:00am - Noon by the fireplace on the second level of Building Two. In partnership with the Seattle Nanny Network Free parking validation (no purchase necessary). Category: Arts & Entertainment. Family. Audience: Kids. Families. Cost: FREE! Contact Name: Jill Covey. Contact Email: jill@seattlenanny.com. Contact Phone: 425.803.9511. Wednesday, November 5, 2014, 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM. The Bravern 11111 Ne 8th St Ste 5, Bellevue, WA 98004. For more info visit www.seattlenanny.com.

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, November 5, 2014, 12:30 PM – 2:30 PM. EvergreenHealth Medical Center, 12040 NE 128th Street, Kirkland, WA 98034. For more info visit www.evergreenhealth.com.

NEW! Tween Fitness, Ages 9-13

Wednesdays beginning October 1 3:30-4:30 p.m. ages 9-13 SJCC members: free/guests $5Tween Fitness is for kids who want to be active. Kids will learn to use bands, balls and their own body weight to work on cardiovascular and weight training as well as balance, stability, and stretching. This class is appropriate for all levels so preteens learn the skills to work out safer and more efficiently, empowering them to want to exercise on their own. Category: Sports & Recreation. Audience: Kids. Teens. Cost: members: free; guests: $5. Contact Name: Dana Azose. Contact Email: danaa@sjcc.org. Contact Phone: 2063880836. Wednesday, November 5, 2014, 3:30 PM – 4:30 PM. SJCC Mercer Island 3801 East Mercer Way Mercer Island, WA 98040. For more info visit sjcc.org.

Inflorescence Exhibition at Kirkland Arts Center

Inflorescence: a group or cluster of flowers growing from a common stem in a characteristic arrangement. Like the architecture of inflorescence, this exhibition is an arrangement of works growing from a common theme. The selected artists are all inspired by the plant world, but each has his/her own aesthetic. Kirkland Arts Center is open Tuesday through Saturday, 11am to 6pm. Category: Arts & Entertainment. Audience: Kids. Teens. Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Families. Cost: Free. Contact Name: Anna Braden. Contact Email: abraden@kirklandartscenter.org. Contact Phone: 425-822-7161 x. 102. Events Newsletter: No. Thursday, November 6, 2014, 11:00 AM – 6:00 PM. Kirkland Arts Center 620 Market Street Kirkland, WA 98033. For more info visit www.kirklandartscenter.org.

Mercer Island Visual Arts League General Meeting October

Monthly general meeting. Open to the public. Discover what MIVAL does. Meet many artists of all mediums and what they do. Become a member and make new friendships through visual arts. www.MIVAL.org. Category: Arts & Entertainment. Audience: Kids. Teens. Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Families. Cost: FREE. Contact Name: Nannette Bassett. Contact Email: nannettebas@gmail.com. Contact Phone: 206-232-8148. Thursday, November 6, 2014, 12:00 PM – 1:30 PM. 4400 86th Ave Mercer Island, WA.

King County Library System 2014 Preliminary Budget Hearings

The King County Library System (KCLS) is holding public hearings to present the 2015 Budget. Budget allocations include Critical Resources to maintain a consistently high standard of excellence and support Services that align with KCLS' five strategic goals: FACILITATE Early Learning and cultivate young readers ENGAGE and support children and teens ENOURAGE lifelong learning PROVIDE personalized information access and assistance REACH and engage the County's culturally diverse population Please join us! We welcome your input. Unable to attend in person? Comment online until midnight November 6. www.kcls.org/about/budget.com For more information visit www.kcls.org/about/budget/cfm or contact Maria Hatcher, 425.369.3233, mshatcher@kcls.org. Category: Government. Audience: Singles. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Contact Name: Bellevue Library. Contact Email: sjcummins@kcls.org. Contact Phone: 425.450.1765. Thursday, November 6, 2014, 7:00 PM. Bellevue Library 1111 110th Avenue NE Bellevue, WA 98004.

Pork Filled Productions presents Fast Company

“There are crosses, double-crosses and schemes devious enough to impress the most jaded flimflammer.” –NY Times When con games are the family business, watch your back – because it’s not just about the score, it’s about who you can trust! Meet the Kwans: a Chinese American family of expert con artists, grifters and thieves. But when daughter Blue masterminds the job of the decade stealing the world’s most valuable comic book, it might just spell disaster for the whole family, including her brothers Francis and H and their mother Mable. Pitting new game theory against old-school cons, truth against illusion and family bonds against betrayal, it’s a race to see who will come out on top in this fun, stylish crime caper. Rated "PG-“13 for strong language and intense situations. Fast Company is a play written by Carla Ching, directed by Amy Poisson and produced by Narea Kang, Maggie Lee, May Nguyen & Roger Tang. Featuring Daniel Arreola, Mariko Kita, Kevin Lin and Sara Porkalob. This production is… Category: Arts & Entertainment. Audience: Teens. Singles. College Students. Seniors. Cost: $12-18. Contact Name: Roger Tang. Contact Email: info@porkfilled.com. Contact Phone: 206 486-0375. Thursday, November 6, 2014, 8:00 PM – 9:25 PM. Theatre Off Jackson 409 7th Ave. S. Seattle, WA. For more info visit www.brownpapertickets.com.

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, November 7, 2014. King County Library System.

Husky Cruise 2014 - UCLA

Tailgate Seattle style…Game Day Husky Boat Cruises are back! Don't worry about fighting traffic, paying the 520 bridge toll or finding expensive parking, instead relax and enjoy a scenic boat ride to and from the game aboard Argosy’s "Champagne Lady," complete with No Host bar service onboard. On all dates, board at Carillon Point 2 hours prior to game start time, with sailing departure promptly 1 1/2 hours before kick-off. Please continue to check event page for updated kick off times as schedule allows. Tickets are $62 including sales tax (excluding transaction fees), per person for boat cruise only. To enjoy waterfront dining before or after your game day excursion, we strongly suggest making your reservation for or grabbing a boxed lunch to go from the Beach Café (Please call ahead)! Try our inclusive deal! For $76 get a $20 voucher to Beach Cafe along with your ticket on the cruise. Perfect to grab a meal and drink before or after the game! Please retain ticket as proof of purchase. Valid on day of… Category: Sports & Recreation. Audience: Kids. Teens. Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Families. Events Newsletter: Yes. Friday, November 7, 2014. Beach Cafe 1270 Carillon Point Kirkland, WA 98033. For more info visit www.thewoodmark.com.

Tot Shabbat

Join us with your children and celebrate Shabbat with songs and challah on Friday mornings. Category: Music. Audience: Kids. Dads. Moms. Families. Cost: FREE. Contact Name: Dana Weiner. Contact Email: DanaW@sjcc.org. Contact Phone: 2063881992. Events Newsletter: Yes. Friday, November 7, 2014, 9:45 AM – 10:30 AM. 3801 East Mercer Way Mercer Island, WA 98040. For more info visit sjcc.org.

Inflorescence Exhibition at Kirkland Arts Center

Inflorescence: a group or cluster of flowers growing from a common stem in a characteristic arrangement. Like the architecture of inflorescence, this exhibition is an arrangement of works growing from a common theme. The selected artists are all inspired by the plant world, but each has his/her own aesthetic. Kirkland Arts Center is open Tuesday through Saturday, 11am to 6pm. Category: Arts & Entertainment. Audience: Kids. Teens. Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Families. Cost: Free. Contact Name: Anna Braden. Contact Email: abraden@kirklandartscenter.org. Contact Phone: 425-822-7161 x. 102. Events Newsletter: No. Friday, November 7, 2014, 11:00 AM – 6:00 PM. Kirkland Arts Center 620 Market Street Kirkland, WA 98033. For more info visit www.kirklandartscenter.org.

Eric & Encarnación's Flamenco de Raiz: An Intimate Evening of Passion and Soul

Eric & Encarnación with special guests Jesus Montoya and Luis de la Tota will present traditional and original compositions & dance numbers including new, unreleased songs, rooted in the deep tradition of Andalusia, Spain: the centuries old art form known as Flamenco. Category: Arts & Entertainment. Music. Audience: College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Families. Cost: $40. Contact Name: Kirkland Performance Center. Contact Email: box1@kpcenter.org. Contact Phone: 425 893 9900. Friday, November 7, 2014, 7:30 PM. Kirkland Performance Center 350 Kirkland Ave Kirkland, WA 98033.

Pork Filled Productions presents Fast Company

“There are crosses, double-crosses and schemes devious enough to impress the most jaded flimflammer.” –NY Times When con games are the family business, watch your back – because it’s not just about the score, it’s about who you can trust! Meet the Kwans: a Chinese American family of expert con artists, grifters and thieves. But when daughter Blue masterminds the job of the decade stealing the world’s most valuable comic book, it might just spell disaster for the whole family, including her brothers Francis and H and their mother Mable. Pitting new game theory against old-school cons, truth against illusion and family bonds against betrayal, it’s a race to see who will come out on top in this fun, stylish crime caper. Rated "PG-“13 for strong language and intense situations. Fast Company is a play written by Carla Ching, directed by Amy Poisson and produced by Narea Kang, Maggie Lee, May Nguyen & Roger Tang. Featuring Daniel Arreola, Mariko Kita, Kevin Lin and Sara Porkalob. This production is… Category: Arts & Entertainment. Audience: Teens. Singles. College Students. Seniors. Cost: $12-18. Contact Name: Roger Tang. Contact Email: info@porkfilled.com. Contact Phone: 206 486-0375. Friday, November 7, 2014, 8:00 PM – 9:25 PM. Theatre Off Jackson 409 7th Ave. S. Seattle, WA. For more info visit www.brownpapertickets.com.

Feline Fix

Take advantage of Seattle Humane's special Feline Fix Day discounts on Saturday, Nov. 8! For one day only we're offering $15 female cat spay surgeries and $5 male cat neuter surgeries. Use our website link to make an appointment today - appointments fill up quickly! Category: Organizations. Audience: Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Families. Cost: $5-15. Contact Name: Seattle Humane. Contact Phone: 425-649-7560. Events Newsletter: Yes. Saturday, November 8, 2014, 11:00 AM – 6:00 PM. 13212 SE Eastgate Way Bellevue, WA 98005. For more info visit www.seattlehumane.org.

Inflorescence Exhibition at Kirkland Arts Center

Inflorescence: a group or cluster of flowers growing from a common stem in a characteristic arrangement. Like the architecture of inflorescence, this exhibition is an arrangement of works growing from a common theme. The selected artists are all inspired by the plant world, but each has his/her own aesthetic. Kirkland Arts Center is open Tuesday through Saturday, 11am to 6pm. Category: Arts & Entertainment. Audience: Kids. Teens. Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Families. Cost: Free. Contact Name: Anna Braden. Contact Email: abraden@kirklandartscenter.org. Contact Phone: 425-822-7161 x. 102. Events Newsletter: No. Saturday, November 8, 2014, 11:00 AM – 6:00 PM. Kirkland Arts Center 620 Market Street Kirkland, WA 98033. For more info visit www.kirklandartscenter.org.

Cedar River Cellars | wine tasting

Cedar River Cellars is a small, but growing, award winning winery. And to fully experience Northwest-style wines, we invite you to encounter them in a tranquil and natural environment, among old-growth cedars at our charming, intimate park-like tasting venue. A rejuvenating retreat is just a bottle-opener and a few minutes away from Sea-Tac airport or downtown Seattle. Come and picnic with the whole family, enjoy a complimentary tasting, and get the complete hometown winery experience. We are open most Saturday and Sunday 12-5pm (M-F by appointment if available). Check Facebook or website for any change or call Heather at 206-240-9394. Category: Family. Outdoor. Audience: Singles. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Families. Cost: $7 tasting fee waived with purchase. Contact Name: Heather Nasarow. Contact Email: Heather@CedarRiverCellars.com. Contact Phone: 206-240-9394. Events Newsletter: Yes. Saturday, November 8, 2014, 12:00 PM – 5:00 PM. 13018 Lake Kathleen Road SE Renton, WA 98059.

Shabbat Unplugged

Unplug from technology and plug in to your community and family. Every Shabbat Unplugged will feature a variety of activities open to our entire community. We’ll have family yoga, a gym obstacle course, swimming, and art projects. Category: Arts & Entertainment. Music. Audience: Kids. Teens. Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Families. Cost: FREE. Contact Name: Zach Duitch. Contact Email: Zachd@sjcc.org. Contact Phone: 206-232-7115. Saturday, November 8, 2014, 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM. Stroum Jewish Community Center: 3801 East Mercer Way Mercer Island WA 98040. For more info visit sjcc.org.

Best of Fest: Israeli TV Series - Arab Labor (Season 4)

Israeli TV Dinner Series Saturday, November 1 | Episodes 1-5 | Falafel bar dinner included 7 p.m. | SJCC Mercer Island Saturday, November 8 | Episodes 6-10 | Guest speaker TBA 7 p.m. | SJCC Mercer Island This wickedly funny Israeli sitcom, created by noted author Sayed Kashua, takes jabs at Israeli and Palestinian stereotypes. November 1: falafel bar dinner November 8: special guest speaker Tickets $12 each or $20 for both SJCC members/students/youth/senior $10 or $15 for both. Category: Arts & Entertainment. Theater. Audience: Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Cost: $12 each; $20 for both. Contact Name: Pamela Lavitt. Contact Email: PamelaL@sjcc.org. Contact Phone: 206-388-0832. Saturday, November 8, 2014, 7:00 PM – 10:00 PM. Stroum Jewish Community Center 3801 East Mercer Way Mercer Island, WA 98040. For more info visit sjcc.org.

Pork Filled Productions presents Fast Company

“There are crosses, double-crosses and schemes devious enough to impress the most jaded flimflammer.” –NY Times When con games are the family business, watch your back – because it’s not just about the score, it’s about who you can trust! Meet the Kwans: a Chinese American family of expert con artists, grifters and thieves. But when daughter Blue masterminds the job of the decade stealing the world’s most valuable comic book, it might just spell disaster for the whole family, including her brothers Francis and H and their mother Mable. Pitting new game theory against old-school cons, truth against illusion and family bonds against betrayal, it’s a race to see who will come out on top in this fun, stylish crime caper. Rated "PG-“13 for strong language and intense situations. Fast Company is a play written by Carla Ching, directed by Amy Poisson and produced by Narea Kang, Maggie Lee, May Nguyen & Roger Tang. Featuring Daniel Arreola, Mariko Kita, Kevin Lin and Sara Porkalob. This production is… Category: Arts & Entertainment. Audience: Teens. Singles. College Students. Seniors. Cost: $12-18. Contact Name: Roger Tang. Contact Email: info@porkfilled.com. Contact Phone: 206 486-0375. Saturday, November 8, 2014, 8:00 PM – 9:25 PM. Theatre Off Jackson 409 7th Ave. S. Seattle, WA. For more info visit www.brownpapertickets.com.

Eric & Encarnación's Flamenco de Raiz: An Intimate Evening of Passion and Soul

Eric & Encarnación with special guests Jesus Montoya and Luis de la Tota will present traditional and original compositions & dance numbers including new, unreleased songs, rooted in the deep tradition of Andalusia, Spain: the centuries old art form known as Flamenco. Category: Arts & Entertainment. Music. Audience: College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Families. Cost: $40. Contact Name: Kirkland Performance Center. Contact Email: box1@kpcenter.org. Contact Phone: 425 893 9900. Saturday, November 8, 2014, 8:00 PM. Kirkland Performance Center 350 Kirkland Ave Kirkland, WA 98033.

Inflorescence Exhibition at Kirkland Arts Center

Inflorescence: a group or cluster of flowers growing from a common stem in a characteristic arrangement. Like the architecture of inflorescence, this exhibition is an arrangement of works growing from a common theme. The selected artists are all inspired by the plant world, but each has his/her own aesthetic. Kirkland Arts Center is open Tuesday through Saturday, 11am to 6pm. Category: Arts & Entertainment. Audience: Kids. Teens. Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Families. Cost: Free. Contact Name: Anna Braden. Contact Email: abraden@kirklandartscenter.org. Contact Phone: 425-822-7161 x. 102. Events Newsletter: No. Sunday, November 9, 2014, 11:00 AM – 6:00 PM. Kirkland Arts Center 620 Market Street Kirkland, WA 98033. For more info visit www.kirklandartscenter.org.

W4JCC Church Worship Service

We invite you to join us for our worship service! It is our prayer we will help you grow naturally and spiritually and we welcome you to visit our church! We hope that as a result of your visit you will make a decision to join our family! Each week we will worship together.See you on Sunday! Category: Faith. Family. Music. Organizations. Audience: Kids. Teens. Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Families. Cost: Free. Contact Email: hear4893@hotmail.com. Contact Phone: 206-795-2598. Sunday, November 9, 2014, 11:00 AM. Witness for Jesus Christian Church 18701 120th Ave. NE Bothell, WA 98011.

Cedar River Cellars | wine tasting

Cedar River Cellars is a small, but growing, award winning winery. And to fully experience Northwest-style wines, we invite you to encounter them in a tranquil and natural environment, among old-growth cedars at our charming, intimate park-like tasting venue. A rejuvenating retreat is just a bottle-opener and a few minutes away from Sea-Tac airport or downtown Seattle. Come and picnic with the whole family, enjoy a complimentary tasting, and get the complete hometown winery experience. We are open most Saturday and Sunday 12-5pm (M-F by appointment if available). Check Facebook or website for any change or call Heather at 206-240-9394. Category: Family. Outdoor. Audience: Singles. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Families. Cost: $7 tasting fee waived with purchase. Contact Name: Heather Nasarow. Contact Email: Heather@CedarRiverCellars.com. Contact Phone: 206-240-9394. Events Newsletter: Yes. Sunday, November 9, 2014, 12:00 PM – 5:00 PM. 13018 Lake Kathleen Road SE Renton, WA 98059.

Craft School: Mead Making

Make your own mead! Erik Newquist, founder of Everett's Æsir Meadery, leads this hands-on introduction to the art and science of mead-making. You will learn a bit about the history and culture of this drink, then dive into the mead-making process. After reviewing materials and ingredient choices, each participant will get to brew a one-gallon batch of mead. You'll depart with handouts, complete instructions on caring for and drinking your mead, and a tasty gallon of this ancient, yet still popular, drink. Bring your own materials and ingredients or Erik will provide them for a materials fee of $50. Category: Classes & Lectures. Family. Cost: Members: $50 (+ $50 for materials) / Non-Members: $55 (+ $55 for materials). Sunday, November 9, 2014, 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM. Nordic Heritage Museum 3014 NW 67th Street Seattle, WA 98117. For more info visit craftschool-meadmaking.eventbrite.com.

Craft School: Nordic Beer Tasting and Drinking Songs

Nordic Heritage Museum’s Craft School presents a special pre-Yulefest evening of beer and song. Sample and analyze a wide range of Nordic and Nordic-style beers, including the first tasting of a fresh batch brewed especially for this event. Taste samples of the barley, malt, and hops used to gain a better understanding of the craft of beermaking. Then, join the museum’s music archivist, Kathi Ploeger, to learn some typical Nordic drinking songs. Learn Helan går; Han skal leve; O, så synger vi; and others. Kathi will share her expertise in the history and culture of Norse drinking traditions. Category: Classes & Lectures. Cost: $30 members / $35 non-members. Sunday, November 9, 2014, 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM. Nordic Heritage Museum 3014 NW 67th Street Seattle, WA 98117. For more info visit craftschool-beertasting.eventbrite.com.

Inflorescence Exhibition at Kirkland Arts Center

Inflorescence: a group or cluster of flowers growing from a common stem in a characteristic arrangement. Like the architecture of inflorescence, this exhibition is an arrangement of works growing from a common theme. The selected artists are all inspired by the plant world, but each has his/her own aesthetic. Kirkland Arts Center is open Tuesday through Saturday, 11am to 6pm. Category: Arts & Entertainment. Audience: Kids. Teens. Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Families. Cost: Free. Contact Name: Anna Braden. Contact Email: abraden@kirklandartscenter.org. Contact Phone: 425-822-7161 x. 102. Events Newsletter: No. Monday, November 10, 2014, 11:00 AM – 6:00 PM. Kirkland Arts Center 620 Market Street Kirkland, WA 98033. For more info visit www.kirklandartscenter.org.

Adult Skills & Drills Badminton Class

This class meets weekly on Monday evenings and teaches students badminton techniques and drills essential to effectively improve your game. All skill levels are welcome to participate in this class. Registration is required. Registration Deadline: Friday, 10/24/14. Category: Classes & Lectures. Sports & Recreation. Audience: Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Cost: $106 for 8 wks or $15/class. Contact Name: Jenny Lam. Contact Email: jenny@bellevuebadminton.com. Contact Phone: 4255622950. Events Newsletter: No. Monday, November 10, 2014, 7:00 PM – 8:30 PM. Bellevue Badminton Club 13405 SE 30th St Ste 1C, Bellevue, WA 98005. For more info visit bellevuebadminton.com.

Brown Bear “Veterans Day Free Car Wash”

Brown Bear Car Wash offers free “Bear Essential” car washes at automated tunnel washes to current or former members of the military on Veteran’s Day, November 11. See www.brownbear.com for a list of participating locations. The event is the company’s way of demonstrating appreciation for those who currently serve our country and have made sacrifices on behalf of all of us. Category: Charitable. Family. Government. Organizations. Outdoor. Cost: FREE to current and former military personnel. Tuesday, November 11, 2014, 8:00 AM – 7:00 PM. Brown Bear Car Wash 21 Washington Tunnel Wash locations Puget Sound, WA 98010.

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, November 11, 2014, 9:30 AM – 11:30 AM. EvergreenHealth Medical Center, 12040 NE 128th Street, Kirkland, WA 98034. For more info visit www.evergreenhealth.com.

Assistance League of the Eastside presents Celebrations Holiday Home Tour - Friday December 5, 2014

Assistance League of the Eastside presents Celebrations Holiday Home Tour - Friday December 5, 2014, 10:00 am - 7:00 pm A self-guided tour of five fabulous homes beautifully decorated for the holidays in Redmond and Woodinville. All proceeds benefit our philanthropic programs. Tickets available from Chapter members by phone at 425-556-5106 or on our website, www.eastside.assistanceleague.org. Category: Arts & Entertainment. Benefit. Charitable. Family. Holiday. Organizations. Service Clubs. Volunteer. Cost: $30. Events Newsletter: Yes. Tuesday, November 11, 2014, 10:00 AM. Redmond and Woodinville.

Inflorescence Exhibition at Kirkland Arts Center

Inflorescence: a group or cluster of flowers growing from a common stem in a characteristic arrangement. Like the architecture of inflorescence, this exhibition is an arrangement of works growing from a common theme. The selected artists are all inspired by the plant world, but each has his/her own aesthetic. Kirkland Arts Center is open Tuesday through Saturday, 11am to 6pm. Category: Arts & Entertainment. Audience: Kids. Teens. Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Families. Cost: Free. Contact Name: Anna Braden. Contact Email: abraden@kirklandartscenter.org. Contact Phone: 425-822-7161 x. 102. Events Newsletter: No. Tuesday, November 11, 2014, 11:00 AM – 6:00 PM. Kirkland Arts Center 620 Market Street Kirkland, WA 98033. For more info visit www.kirklandartscenter.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. Tuesday, November 11, 2014, 12:30 PM – 2:30 PM. EvergreenHealth Medical Center, 12040 NE 128th Street, Kirkland, WA 98034. For more info visit www.evergreenhealth.com.

Bill Roorbach- The Remedy for Love

A moving and often humorous new novel that finds two strangers reluctantly stuck together when they are trapped in a mountain cabin during a monster snowstorm, Bill Roorbach's The Remedy for Love is a story about the truths we reveal when there is no space for artifice and the bonds that unfurl as we let that artifice go. Joining us for a reading and signing, Roorbach will present his new book, introduce us to the small town lawyer and distressed young woman at its center, and share about his experience bring their story to life. Category: Arts & Entertainment. Audience: Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Cost: Free. Events Newsletter: Yes. Tuesday, November 11, 2014, 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM. University Book Store 990 102nd Ave NE Bellevue, WA, 98004. For more info visit www2.bookstore.washington.edu.

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, November 12, 2014, 9:30 AM – 11:30 AM. EvergreenHealth Medical Center, 12040 NE 128th Street, Kirkland, WA 98034. For more info visit www.evergreenhealth.com.

Inflorescence Exhibition at Kirkland Arts Center

Inflorescence: a group or cluster of flowers growing from a common stem in a characteristic arrangement. Like the architecture of inflorescence, this exhibition is an arrangement of works growing from a common theme. The selected artists are all inspired by the plant world, but each has his/her own aesthetic. Kirkland Arts Center is open Tuesday through Saturday, 11am to 6pm. Category: Arts & Entertainment. Audience: Kids. Teens. Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Families. Cost: Free. Contact Name: Anna Braden. Contact Email: abraden@kirklandartscenter.org. Contact Phone: 425-822-7161 x. 102. Events Newsletter: No. Wednesday, November 12, 2014, 11:00 AM – 6:00 PM. Kirkland Arts Center 620 Market Street Kirkland, WA 98033. For more info visit www.kirklandartscenter.org.

Little Book Worms

Stories, songs, and snacks for young children. Join us every Wednesday 11:00am - Noon by the fireplace on the second level of Building Two. In partnership with the Seattle Nanny Network Free parking validation (no purchase necessary). Category: Arts & Entertainment. Family. Audience: Kids. Families. Cost: FREE! Contact Name: Jill Covey. Contact Email: jill@seattlenanny.com. Contact Phone: 425.803.9511. Wednesday, November 12, 2014, 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM. The Bravern 11111 Ne 8th St Ste 5, Bellevue, WA 98004. For more info visit www.seattlenanny.com.

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, November 12, 2014, 12:30 PM – 2:30 PM. EvergreenHealth Medical Center, 12040 NE 128th Street, Kirkland, WA 98034. For more info visit www.evergreenhealth.com.

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, November 12, 2014, 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.

Alzheimer's Association Caregiver Support Group

Caring for someone with memory loss? 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 each month from 1:30 - 3:00 pm of at the Saint Andrew’s Lutheran Church, 2650 148th Ave SE, Room 1E2, Bellevue, WA 98007. Contact Ruth Hansing at (206) 232 - 2537 for details. Category: Classes & Lectures. Family. Audience: Seniors. Families. Cost: Free. Contact Name: Ruth Hansing. Contact Phone: (206) 232 - 2537. Wednesday, November 12, 2014, 1:30 PM – 3:00 PM. Saint Andrew’s Lutheran Church, 2650 148th Ave SE, Room 1E2, Bellevue, WA 98007.

Robert Dugoni- My Sister's Grave

Twenty years ago, when Tracy Crosswhite's sister disappeared, she quit her job as a teacher, joined the Seattle Police Department, and dedicated her life to tracking down killers. In My Sisters Grave, the latest book by Robert Dugoni, Tracy returns to her hometown when her sister's remains are finally uncovered, determined to track down the real killer even if it means unearthing long-held secrets and catastrophic truths about what really happened. Joining us for a reading and signing, Dugoni will introduce his exciting new thriller and its suspenseful and moving story about murder, secrets, and family. Category: Arts & Entertainment. Audience: Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Cost: Free. Events Newsletter: Yes. Wednesday, November 12, 2014, 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM. University Book Store 990 102nd Ave NE Bellevue, WA, 98004. For more info visit www2.bookstore.washington.edu.

Residence XII Intervention Education Class

Intervention can save the life of an alcoholic or drug addict. There is no more loving action a family member or friend can provide to someone who is sick with the disease of addition. Learn more at this Intervention Classes taught by Certified Chemical Dependency Counselors who are experienced interventionists with many years of experience working with families, friends, clergy, employers and other who want help dealing with addiction issues. Category: Classes & Lectures. Audience: Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Families. Cost: Free. Contact Name: Nicci Noteboom. Contact Email: nnoteboom@residencexii.org. Contact Phone: 425-823-8844. Events Newsletter: Yes. Wednesday, November 12, 2014, 6:00 PM – 7:30 PM. 12029 113th Ave NE, Kirkland WA 98034. For more info visit www.residencexii.org.

Inflorescence Exhibition at Kirkland Arts Center

Inflorescence: a group or cluster of flowers growing from a common stem in a characteristic arrangement. Like the architecture of inflorescence, this exhibition is an arrangement of works growing from a common theme. The selected artists are all inspired by the plant world, but each has his/her own aesthetic. Kirkland Arts Center is open Tuesday through Saturday, 11am to 6pm. Category: Arts & Entertainment. Audience: Kids. Teens. Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Families. Cost: Free. Contact Name: Anna Braden. Contact Email: abraden@kirklandartscenter.org. Contact Phone: 425-822-7161 x. 102. Events Newsletter: No. Thursday, November 13, 2014, 11:00 AM – 6:00 PM. Kirkland Arts Center 620 Market Street Kirkland, WA 98033. For more info visit www.kirklandartscenter.org.

Eastside Genealogical Society Meeting

Topic: FamilySearch.org - Celia McNay will go through the major parts of this website with tips on searches, using information, and tutorial helps. She will introduce the Family Tree, share the Memories sections and more, as time permits. 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. Category: Classes & Lectures. Family. Organizations. Audience: Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Cost: Free. Thursday, November 13, 2014, 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.

Pork Filled Productions presents Fast Company

“There are crosses, double-crosses and schemes devious enough to impress the most jaded flimflammer.” –NY Times When con games are the family business, watch your back – because it’s not just about the score, it’s about who you can trust! Meet the Kwans: a Chinese American family of expert con artists, grifters and thieves. But when daughter Blue masterminds the job of the decade stealing the world’s most valuable comic book, it might just spell disaster for the whole family, including her brothers Francis and H and their mother Mable. Pitting new game theory against old-school cons, truth against illusion and family bonds against betrayal, it’s a race to see who will come out on top in this fun, stylish crime caper. Rated "PG-“13 for strong language and intense situations. Fast Company is a play written by Carla Ching, directed by Amy Poisson and produced by Narea Kang, Maggie Lee, May Nguyen & Roger Tang. Featuring Daniel Arreola, Mariko Kita, Kevin Lin and Sara Porkalob. This production is… Category: Arts & Entertainment. Audience: Teens. Singles. College Students. Seniors. Cost: $12-18. Contact Name: Roger Tang. Contact Email: info@porkfilled.com. Contact Phone: 206 486-0375. Thursday, November 13, 2014, 8:00 PM – 9:25 PM. Theatre Off Jackson 409 7th Ave. S. Seattle, WA. For more info visit www.brownpapertickets.com.

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, November 14, 2014. King County Library System.

Inflorescence Exhibition at Kirkland Arts Center

Inflorescence: a group or cluster of flowers growing from a common stem in a characteristic arrangement. Like the architecture of inflorescence, this exhibition is an arrangement of works growing from a common theme. The selected artists are all inspired by the plant world, but each has his/her own aesthetic. Kirkland Arts Center is open Tuesday through Saturday, 11am to 6pm. Category: Arts & Entertainment. Audience: Kids. Teens. Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Families. Cost: Free. Contact Name: Anna Braden. Contact Email: abraden@kirklandartscenter.org. Contact Phone: 425-822-7161 x. 102. Events Newsletter: No. Friday, November 14, 2014, 11:00 AM – 6:00 PM. Kirkland Arts Center 620 Market Street Kirkland, WA 98033. For more info visit www.kirklandartscenter.org.

The Brothers Four

Celebrating 50 great years of delighting audiences with their folk and love songs from around the world, The Brothers Four have become known as pioneers in the musical movement coined “folk revival.” Their all-acoustic ensemble consisting of guitars, banjo, mandolin, upright bass, and their voices, this quartet is always a beautiful performance of acoustic music and entertainment. With hits like “Try to Remember” “Greenfields” and “Michael, Row the Boat Ashore” the Brothers Four are national icons of American Folk music. Category: Arts & Entertainment. Music. Audience: Dads. Moms. Seniors. Families. Cost: $30. Contact Name: Kirkland Performance Center. Contact Email: box1@kpcenter.org. Contact Phone: 425 893 9900. Friday, November 14, 2014, 7:30 PM. Kirkland Performance Center 350 Kirkland Ave Kirkland, WA 98033.

Pork Filled Productions presents Fast Company

“There are crosses, double-crosses and schemes devious enough to impress the most jaded flimflammer.” –NY Times When con games are the family business, watch your back – because it’s not just about the score, it’s about who you can trust! Meet the Kwans: a Chinese American family of expert con artists, grifters and thieves. But when daughter Blue masterminds the job of the decade stealing the world’s most valuable comic book, it might just spell disaster for the whole family, including her brothers Francis and H and their mother Mable. Pitting new game theory against old-school cons, truth against illusion and family bonds against betrayal, it’s a race to see who will come out on top in this fun, stylish crime caper. Rated "PG-“13 for strong language and intense situations. Fast Company is a play written by Carla Ching, directed by Amy Poisson and produced by Narea Kang, Maggie Lee, May Nguyen & Roger Tang. Featuring Daniel Arreola, Mariko Kita, Kevin Lin and Sara Porkalob. This production is… Category: Arts & Entertainment. Audience: Teens. Singles. College Students. Seniors. Cost: $12-18. Contact Name: Roger Tang. Contact Email: info@porkfilled.com. Contact Phone: 206 486-0375. Friday, November 14, 2014, 8:00 PM – 9:25 PM. Theatre Off Jackson 409 7th Ave. S. Seattle, WA. For more info visit www.brownpapertickets.com.

Inflorescence Exhibition at Kirkland Arts Center

Inflorescence: a group or cluster of flowers growing from a common stem in a characteristic arrangement. Like the architecture of inflorescence, this exhibition is an arrangement of works growing from a common theme. The selected artists are all inspired by the plant world, but each has his/her own aesthetic. Kirkland Arts Center is open Tuesday through Saturday, 11am to 6pm. Category: Arts & Entertainment. Audience: Kids. Teens. Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Families. Cost: Free. Contact Name: Anna Braden. Contact Email: abraden@kirklandartscenter.org. Contact Phone: 425-822-7161 x. 102. Events Newsletter: No. Saturday, November 15, 2014, 11:00 AM – 6:00 PM. Kirkland Arts Center 620 Market Street Kirkland, WA 98033. For more info visit www.kirklandartscenter.org.

Cedar River Cellars | wine tasting

Cedar River Cellars is a small, but growing, award winning winery. And to fully experience Northwest-style wines, we invite you to encounter them in a tranquil and natural environment, among old-growth cedars at our charming, intimate park-like tasting venue. A rejuvenating retreat is just a bottle-opener and a few minutes away from Sea-Tac airport or downtown Seattle. Come and picnic with the whole family, enjoy a complimentary tasting, and get the complete hometown winery experience. We are open most Saturday and Sunday 12-5pm (M-F by appointment if available). Check Facebook or website for any change or call Heather at 206-240-9394. Category: Family. Outdoor. Audience: Singles. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Families. Cost: $7 tasting fee waived with purchase. Contact Name: Heather Nasarow. Contact Email: Heather@CedarRiverCellars.com. Contact Phone: 206-240-9394. Events Newsletter: Yes. Saturday, November 15, 2014, 12:00 PM – 5:00 PM. 13018 Lake Kathleen Road SE Renton, WA 98059.

Skagit Wine & Beer Festival

You will be delighted with wines & microbrews from regions throughout Washington, including local Skagit County wineries as well as gourmet appetizers, divine chocolate and delectable cheese samplings made right in Skagit County. Saturday, November 16th 3:00pm to 4:00pm VIP 4:00pm to 8:00pm General Admission Best Western CottonTree Inn $40 per person – $70 per couple Includes wine tastings, glass with souvenir charm, food, chocolate and cheese samplings. VIP $60 per person – $110 per couple —MUST BE AT LEAST 21 YRS OF AGE TO ATTEND Purchase Tickets at Eventbrite: http://skagitwineandbeerfestival.eventbrite.com/#. Category: Arts & Entertainment. Benefit. Fairs & Festivals. Holiday. Music. Audience: Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Cost: $40 per person – $70 per couple Includes wine tastings, glass with souvenir charm, food, chocolate and cheese samplings. VIP $60 per person – $110 per couple. Contact Name: Lisa Swanberg. Contact Email: office@mountvernonchamber.com. Contact Phone: 360-428-8547. Saturday, November 15, 2014, 4:00 PM – 8:00 PM. 2300 Market St Mt Vernon, WA 98273. For more info visit www.mountvernonchamber.com.

Parents' Night Out at Pacific Science Center

Pacific Science Center offers Parents' Night Out events all year round. Spend a night out (or in!) while your child enjoys private, after-hours exploration of our exhibits, hands-on activities, and a live science, planetarium or laser light show. Your child will enjoy a light snack upon arrival and a science-themed treat later in the evening. Register online at pacificsciencecenter.org or call (206) 443-2925 for more details. Category: Arts & Entertainment. Classes & Lectures. Fairs & Festivals. Family. Organizations. Schools. Sports & Recreation. Volunteer. Audience: Kids. Teens. Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Families. Cost: $40, or $30 for Pacific Science Center members. Contact Name: Pacific Science Center. Contact Email: edprograms@pacsci.org. Contact Phone: 206-443-2925. Saturday, November 15, 2014, 5:30 PM – 11:00 PM. Pacific Science Center 200 2nd Ave N Seattle, WA 98109. For more info visit www.pacificsciencecenter.org.

Pork Filled Productions presents Fast Company

“There are crosses, double-crosses and schemes devious enough to impress the most jaded flimflammer.” –NY Times When con games are the family business, watch your back – because it’s not just about the score, it’s about who you can trust! Meet the Kwans: a Chinese American family of expert con artists, grifters and thieves. But when daughter Blue masterminds the job of the decade stealing the world’s most valuable comic book, it might just spell disaster for the whole family, including her brothers Francis and H and their mother Mable. Pitting new game theory against old-school cons, truth against illusion and family bonds against betrayal, it’s a race to see who will come out on top in this fun, stylish crime caper. Rated "PG-“13 for strong language and intense situations. Fast Company is a play written by Carla Ching, directed by Amy Poisson and produced by Narea Kang, Maggie Lee, May Nguyen & Roger Tang. Featuring Daniel Arreola, Mariko Kita, Kevin Lin and Sara Porkalob. This production is… Category: Arts & Entertainment. Audience: Teens. Singles. College Students. Seniors. Cost: $12-18. Contact Name: Roger Tang. Contact Email: info@porkfilled.com. Contact Phone: 206 486-0375. Saturday, November 15, 2014, 8:00 PM – 9:25 PM. Theatre Off Jackson 409 7th Ave. S. Seattle, WA. For more info visit www.brownpapertickets.com.

The Brothers Four

Celebrating 50 great years of delighting audiences with their folk and love songs from around the world, The Brothers Four have become known as pioneers in the musical movement coined “folk revival.” Their all-acoustic ensemble consisting of guitars, banjo, mandolin, upright bass, and their voices, this quartet is always a beautiful performance of acoustic music and entertainment. With hits like “Try to Remember” “Greenfields” and “Michael, Row the Boat Ashore” the Brothers Four are national icons of American Folk music. Category: Arts & Entertainment. Music. Audience: Dads. Moms. Seniors. Families. Cost: $30. Contact Name: Kirkland Performance Center. Contact Email: box1@kpcenter.org. Contact Phone: 425 893 9900. Saturday, November 15, 2014, 8:00 PM. Kirkland Performance Center 350 Kirkland Ave Kirkland, WA 98033.

Inflorescence Exhibition at Kirkland Arts Center

Inflorescence: a group or cluster of flowers growing from a common stem in a characteristic arrangement. Like the architecture of inflorescence, this exhibition is an arrangement of works growing from a common theme. The selected artists are all inspired by the plant world, but each has his/her own aesthetic. Kirkland Arts Center is open Tuesday through Saturday, 11am to 6pm. Category: Arts & Entertainment. Audience: Kids. Teens. Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Families. Cost: Free. Contact Name: Anna Braden. Contact Email: abraden@kirklandartscenter.org. Contact Phone: 425-822-7161 x. 102. Events Newsletter: No. Sunday, November 16, 2014, 11:00 AM – 6:00 PM. Kirkland Arts Center 620 Market Street Kirkland, WA 98033. For more info visit www.kirklandartscenter.org.

W4JCC Church Worship Service

We invite you to join us for our worship service! It is our prayer we will help you grow naturally and spiritually and we welcome you to visit our church! We hope that as a result of your visit you will make a decision to join our family! Each week we will worship together.See you on Sunday! Category: Faith. Family. Music. Organizations. Audience: Kids. Teens. Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Families. Cost: Free. Contact Email: hear4893@hotmail.com. Contact Phone: 206-795-2598. Sunday, November 16, 2014, 11:00 AM. Witness for Jesus Christian Church 18701 120th Ave. NE Bothell, WA 98011.

Cedar River Cellars | wine tasting

Cedar River Cellars is a small, but growing, award winning winery. And to fully experience Northwest-style wines, we invite you to encounter them in a tranquil and natural environment, among old-growth cedars at our charming, intimate park-like tasting venue. A rejuvenating retreat is just a bottle-opener and a few minutes away from Sea-Tac airport or downtown Seattle. Come and picnic with the whole family, enjoy a complimentary tasting, and get the complete hometown winery experience. We are open most Saturday and Sunday 12-5pm (M-F by appointment if available). Check Facebook or website for any change or call Heather at 206-240-9394. Category: Family. Outdoor. Audience: Singles. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Families. Cost: $7 tasting fee waived with purchase. Contact Name: Heather Nasarow. Contact Email: Heather@CedarRiverCellars.com. Contact Phone: 206-240-9394. Events Newsletter: Yes. Sunday, November 16, 2014, 12:00 PM – 5:00 PM. 13018 Lake Kathleen Road SE Renton, WA 98059.

Operation Christmas Child National Collection Week

Impact a child's life with a simple shoebox gift. Fill a shoebox with school supplies, toys, necessity items and a note of encouragement for a child overseas suffering due to disaster, disease, war, terrorism, famine or poverty. Drop-off locations are in your area November 17-24. To find a location near you, visit www.samaritanspurse.org. Category: Charitable. Contact Phone: 253-572-1155. Monday, November 17, 2014, 8:00 AM – Monday, November 24, 2014, 6:00 PM. n/a.

Inflorescence Exhibition at Kirkland Arts Center

Inflorescence: a group or cluster of flowers growing from a common stem in a characteristic arrangement. Like the architecture of inflorescence, this exhibition is an arrangement of works growing from a common theme. The selected artists are all inspired by the plant world, but each has his/her own aesthetic. Kirkland Arts Center is open Tuesday through Saturday, 11am to 6pm. Category: Arts & Entertainment. Audience: Kids. Teens. Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Families. Cost: Free. Contact Name: Anna Braden. Contact Email: abraden@kirklandartscenter.org. Contact Phone: 425-822-7161 x. 102. Events Newsletter: No. Monday, November 17, 2014, 11:00 AM – 6:00 PM. Kirkland Arts Center 620 Market Street Kirkland, WA 98033. For more info visit www.kirklandartscenter.org.

Adult Skills & Drills Badminton Class

This class meets weekly on Monday evenings and teaches students badminton techniques and drills essential to effectively improve your game. All skill levels are welcome to participate in this class. Registration is required. Registration Deadline: Friday, 10/24/14. Category: Classes & Lectures. Sports & Recreation. Audience: Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Cost: $106 for 8 wks or $15/class. Contact Name: Jenny Lam. Contact Email: jenny@bellevuebadminton.com. Contact Phone: 4255622950. Events Newsletter: No. Monday, November 17, 2014, 7:00 PM – 8:30 PM. Bellevue Badminton Club 13405 SE 30th St Ste 1C, Bellevue, WA 98005. For more info visit bellevuebadminton.com.

Jim French's Imagination Theater

America’s premiere radio drama series featuring the stories of Sherlock Holmes and Harry Niles, recorded live at KPC. Category: Arts & Entertainment. Family. Audience: Kids. Teens. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Families. Cost: $12. Contact Name: Kirkland Performance Center. Contact Email: box1@kpcenter.org. Contact Phone: 425 893 9900. Monday, November 17, 2014, 7:30 PM. Kirkland Performance Center 350 Kirkland Ave Kirkland, WA 98033.

Jim French's Imagination Theater

Category: Arts & Entertainment. Family. Theater. Audience: College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Families. Cost: $12. Contact Name: Kirkland Performance Center. Contact Email: box1@kpcenter.org. Contact Phone: 425 893 9900. Monday, November 17, 2014, 7:30 PM. Kirkland Performance Center 350 Kirkland Ave Kirkland, WA 98033.

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, November 18, 2014, 9:30 AM – 11:30 AM. EvergreenHealth Medical Center, 12040 NE 128th Street, Kirkland, WA 98034. For more info visit www.evergreenhealth.com.

Assistance League of the Eastside presents Celebrations Holiday Home Tour - Friday December 5, 2014

Assistance League of the Eastside presents Celebrations Holiday Home Tour - Friday December 5, 2014, 10:00 am - 7:00 pm A self-guided tour of five fabulous homes beautifully decorated for the holidays in Redmond and Woodinville. All proceeds benefit our philanthropic programs. Tickets available from Chapter members by phone at 425-556-5106 or on our website, www.eastside.assistanceleague.org. Category: Arts & Entertainment. Benefit. Charitable. Family. Holiday. Organizations. Service Clubs. Volunteer. Cost: $30. Events Newsletter: Yes. Tuesday, November 18, 2014, 10:00 AM. Redmond and Woodinville.

Inflorescence Exhibition at Kirkland Arts Center

Inflorescence: a group or cluster of flowers growing from a common stem in a characteristic arrangement. Like the architecture of inflorescence, this exhibition is an arrangement of works growing from a common theme. The selected artists are all inspired by the plant world, but each has his/her own aesthetic. Kirkland Arts Center is open Tuesday through Saturday, 11am to 6pm. Category: Arts & Entertainment. Audience: Kids. Teens. Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Families. Cost: Free. Contact Name: Anna Braden. Contact Email: abraden@kirklandartscenter.org. Contact Phone: 425-822-7161 x. 102. Events Newsletter: No. Tuesday, November 18, 2014, 11:00 AM – 6:00 PM. Kirkland Arts Center 620 Market Street Kirkland, WA 98033. For more info visit www.kirklandartscenter.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. Tuesday, November 18, 2014, 12:30 PM – 2:30 PM. EvergreenHealth Medical Center, 12040 NE 128th Street, Kirkland, WA 98034. For more info visit www.evergreenhealth.com.

Alzheimer's Association Kirkland Caregiver Support Group

Caring for someone with memory loss? Need support and information? Alzheimer’s Association caregiver support groups provide a place for caregivers to learn and gain support from others caring for a person with memory loss. Support groups also serve as an opportunity for participants to receive information on care management, available services, and current research and treatment options. A free support group for unpaid care partners, family members and friends of individuals with memory loss is held the 3rd Tuesday of each month from 1:00 – 2:30pm at Lake Washington United Methodist Church, Multipurpose Room, 7525 132nd Ave. NE, Kirkland, WA 98033. Contact facilitator Darlene Bartron at 425-891-6467 for details. Category: Organizations. Audience: College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Families. Cost: Free. Contact Name: Darlene Bartron. Contact Phone: 425-891-6467. Tuesday, November 18, 2014, 1:00 PM – 2:30 PM. Lake Washington United Methodist Church, Multipurpose Room, 7525 132nd Ave. NE, Kirkland, WA 98033. For more info visit www.alzwa.org.

Eastside Transportation Association meeting

July 16, 2014 ETA MEETING ----- The July ETA meeting will feature Councilmember John Stilin, Chair, Eastside Transportation Partnership (ETP), speaking on: • Suburban transportation needs and priorities. • Sub-area equity. • Steps that could boost the Suburban voice in regional transportation issues. • How does the overwhelming defeat of Prop. 1 by the non-Seattle voters change the influence of ETP and SCATBd in determining transportation decisions at the King County Council? The mission of ETP is to provide an Eastside forum for inter-jurisdictional cooperation to implement coordinated, prioritized transportation plans and programs through leadership, education, and advocacy. See http://www.kingcounty.gov/transportation/kcdot/PlanningAndPolicy/RegionalTransportationPlanning/Transportation%20Boards/Eastside_Transportation_Partnership.aspx for more information about ETP. Category: Organizations. Volunteer. Audience: Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Cost: Free. Contact Name: Victor H. Bishop. Contact Email: vicbishop@earthlink.net. Contact Phone: 4257461748. Events Newsletter: Yes. Wednesday, November 19, 2014, 8:00 AM – 9:30 AM. Master Builders, 335 116th Ave. SE, Bellevue.

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, November 19, 2014, 9:30 AM – 11:30 AM. EvergreenHealth Medical Center, 12040 NE 128th Street, Kirkland, WA 98034. For more info visit www.evergreenhealth.com.

Inflorescence Exhibition at Kirkland Arts Center

Inflorescence: a group or cluster of flowers growing from a common stem in a characteristic arrangement. Like the architecture of inflorescence, this exhibition is an arrangement of works growing from a common theme. The selected artists are all inspired by the plant world, but each has his/her own aesthetic. Kirkland Arts Center is open Tuesday through Saturday, 11am to 6pm. Category: Arts & Entertainment. Audience: Kids. Teens. Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Families. Cost: Free. Contact Name: Anna Braden. Contact Email: abraden@kirklandartscenter.org. Contact Phone: 425-822-7161 x. 102. Events Newsletter: No. Wednesday, November 19, 2014, 11:00 AM – 6:00 PM. Kirkland Arts Center 620 Market Street Kirkland, WA 98033. For more info visit www.kirklandartscenter.org.

Little Book Worms

Stories, songs, and snacks for young children. Join us every Wednesday 11:00am - Noon by the fireplace on the second level of Building Two. In partnership with the Seattle Nanny Network Free parking validation (no purchase necessary). Category: Arts & Entertainment. Family. Audience: Kids. Families. Cost: FREE! Contact Name: Jill Covey. Contact Email: jill@seattlenanny.com. Contact Phone: 425.803.9511. Wednesday, November 19, 2014, 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM. The Bravern 11111 Ne 8th St Ste 5, Bellevue, WA 98004. For more info visit www.seattlenanny.com.

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, November 19, 2014, 12:30 PM – 2:30 PM. EvergreenHealth Medical Center, 12040 NE 128th Street, Kirkland, WA 98034. For more info visit www.evergreenhealth.com.

Inflorescence Exhibition at Kirkland Arts Center

Inflorescence: a group or cluster of flowers growing from a common stem in a characteristic arrangement. Like the architecture of inflorescence, this exhibition is an arrangement of works growing from a common theme. The selected artists are all inspired by the plant world, but each has his/her own aesthetic. Kirkland Arts Center is open Tuesday through Saturday, 11am to 6pm. Category: Arts & Entertainment. Audience: Kids. Teens. Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Families. Cost: Free. Contact Name: Anna Braden. Contact Email: abraden@kirklandartscenter.org. Contact Phone: 425-822-7161 x. 102. Events Newsletter: No. Thursday, November 20, 2014, 11:00 AM – 6:00 PM. Kirkland Arts Center 620 Market Street Kirkland, WA 98033. For more info visit www.kirklandartscenter.org.

Early Settler Life Program

Visitors are invited to participate in hands-on activities that relate to early settler life. What was it like before washing machines, clothes dryers, running water or supermarkets? You can help with the household chores by rolling dough, washing clothes and hanging them out to dry, or beating rugs. You can also milk Daisy Belle the cow before you leave. These were daily chores that kept the early settlers busy! Category: Family. Audience: Kids. Cost: $1.00. Contact Email: info@eastsideheritagecenter.org. Contact Phone: (425) 450-1049. Events Newsletter: Yes. Thursday, November 20, 2014, 5:00 PM – 8:00 PM. KidsQuest Children's Museum 4091 Factoria Square Mall SE, Bellevue, WA 98006.

Pork Filled Productions presents Fast Company

“There are crosses, double-crosses and schemes devious enough to impress the most jaded flimflammer.” –NY Times When con games are the family business, watch your back – because it’s not just about the score, it’s about who you can trust! Meet the Kwans: a Chinese American family of expert con artists, grifters and thieves. But when daughter Blue masterminds the job of the decade stealing the world’s most valuable comic book, it might just spell disaster for the whole family, including her brothers Francis and H and their mother Mable. Pitting new game theory against old-school cons, truth against illusion and family bonds against betrayal, it’s a race to see who will come out on top in this fun, stylish crime caper. Rated "PG-“13 for strong language and intense situations. Fast Company is a play written by Carla Ching, directed by Amy Poisson and produced by Narea Kang, Maggie Lee, May Nguyen & Roger Tang. Featuring Daniel Arreola, Mariko Kita, Kevin Lin and Sara Porkalob. This production is… Category: Arts & Entertainment. Audience: Teens. Singles. College Students. Seniors. Cost: $12-18. Contact Name: Roger Tang. Contact Email: info@porkfilled.com. Contact Phone: 206 486-0375. Thursday, November 20, 2014, 8:00 PM – 9:25 PM. Theatre Off Jackson 409 7th Ave. S. Seattle, WA. For more info visit www.brownpapertickets.com.

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, November 21, 2014. King County Library System.

Husky Cruise 2014 - Oregon State

Tailgate Seattle style…Game Day Husky Boat Cruises are back! Don't worry about fighting traffic, paying the 520 bridge toll or finding expensive parking, instead relax and enjoy a scenic boat ride to and from the game aboard Argosy’s "Champagne Lady," complete with No Host bar service onboard. On all dates, board at Carillon Point 2 hours prior to game start time, with sailing departure promptly 1 1/2 hours before kick-off. Please continue to check event page for updated kick off times as schedule allows. Tickets are $62 including sales tax (excluding transaction fees), per person for boat cruise only. To enjoy waterfront dining before or after your game day excursion, we strongly suggest making your reservation for or grabbing a boxed lunch to go from the Beach Café (Please call ahead)! Try our inclusive deal! For $76 get a $20 voucher to Beach Cafe along with your ticket on the cruise. Perfect to grab a meal and drink before or after the game! Please retain ticket as proof of purchase. Valid on day of… Category: Sports & Recreation. Audience: Kids. Teens. Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Families. Events Newsletter: Yes. Friday, November 21, 2014. Beach Cafe 1270 Carillon Point Kirkland, WA 98033. For more info visit www.thewoodmark.com.

Inflorescence Exhibition at Kirkland Arts Center

Inflorescence: a group or cluster of flowers growing from a common stem in a characteristic arrangement. Like the architecture of inflorescence, this exhibition is an arrangement of works growing from a common theme. The selected artists are all inspired by the plant world, but each has his/her own aesthetic. Kirkland Arts Center is open Tuesday through Saturday, 11am to 6pm. Category: Arts & Entertainment. Audience: Kids. Teens. Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Families. Cost: Free. Contact Name: Anna Braden. Contact Email: abraden@kirklandartscenter.org. Contact Phone: 425-822-7161 x. 102. Events Newsletter: No. Friday, November 21, 2014, 11:00 AM – 6:00 PM. Kirkland Arts Center 620 Market Street Kirkland, WA 98033. For more info visit www.kirklandartscenter.org.

Pork Filled Productions presents Fast Company

“There are crosses, double-crosses and schemes devious enough to impress the most jaded flimflammer.” –NY Times When con games are the family business, watch your back – because it’s not just about the score, it’s about who you can trust! Meet the Kwans: a Chinese American family of expert con artists, grifters and thieves. But when daughter Blue masterminds the job of the decade stealing the world’s most valuable comic book, it might just spell disaster for the whole family, including her brothers Francis and H and their mother Mable. Pitting new game theory against old-school cons, truth against illusion and family bonds against betrayal, it’s a race to see who will come out on top in this fun, stylish crime caper. Rated "PG-“13 for strong language and intense situations. Fast Company is a play written by Carla Ching, directed by Amy Poisson and produced by Narea Kang, Maggie Lee, May Nguyen & Roger Tang. Featuring Daniel Arreola, Mariko Kita, Kevin Lin and Sara Porkalob. This production is… Category: Arts & Entertainment. Audience: Teens. Singles. College Students. Seniors. Cost: $12-18. Contact Name: Roger Tang. Contact Email: info@porkfilled.com. Contact Phone: 206 486-0375. Friday, November 21, 2014, 8:00 PM – 9:25 PM. Theatre Off Jackson 409 7th Ave. S. Seattle, WA. For more info visit www.brownpapertickets.com.

Inflorescence Exhibition at Kirkland Arts Center

Inflorescence: a group or cluster of flowers growing from a common stem in a characteristic arrangement. Like the architecture of inflorescence, this exhibition is an arrangement of works growing from a common theme. The selected artists are all inspired by the plant world, but each has his/her own aesthetic. Kirkland Arts Center is open Tuesday through Saturday, 11am to 6pm. Category: Arts & Entertainment. Audience: Kids. Teens. Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Families. Cost: Free. Contact Name: Anna Braden. Contact Email: abraden@kirklandartscenter.org. Contact Phone: 425-822-7161 x. 102. Events Newsletter: No. Saturday, November 22, 2014, 11:00 AM – 6:00 PM. Kirkland Arts Center 620 Market Street Kirkland, WA 98033. For more info visit www.kirklandartscenter.org.

Cedar River Cellars | wine tasting

Cedar River Cellars is a small, but growing, award winning winery. And to fully experience Northwest-style wines, we invite you to encounter them in a tranquil and natural environment, among old-growth cedars at our charming, intimate park-like tasting venue. A rejuvenating retreat is just a bottle-opener and a few minutes away from Sea-Tac airport or downtown Seattle. Come and picnic with the whole family, enjoy a complimentary tasting, and get the complete hometown winery experience. We are open most Saturday and Sunday 12-5pm (M-F by appointment if available). Check Facebook or website for any change or call Heather at 206-240-9394. Category: Family. Outdoor. Audience: Singles. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Families. Cost: $7 tasting fee waived with purchase. Contact Name: Heather Nasarow. Contact Email: Heather@CedarRiverCellars.com. Contact Phone: 206-240-9394. Events Newsletter: Yes. Saturday, November 22, 2014, 12:00 PM – 5:00 PM. 13018 Lake Kathleen Road SE Renton, WA 98059.

Pork Filled Productions presents Fast Company

“There are crosses, double-crosses and schemes devious enough to impress the most jaded flimflammer.” –NY Times When con games are the family business, watch your back – because it’s not just about the score, it’s about who you can trust! Meet the Kwans: a Chinese American family of expert con artists, grifters and thieves. But when daughter Blue masterminds the job of the decade stealing the world’s most valuable comic book, it might just spell disaster for the whole family, including her brothers Francis and H and their mother Mable. Pitting new game theory against old-school cons, truth against illusion and family bonds against betrayal, it’s a race to see who will come out on top in this fun, stylish crime caper. Rated "PG-“13 for strong language and intense situations. Fast Company is a play written by Carla Ching, directed by Amy Poisson and produced by Narea Kang, Maggie Lee, May Nguyen & Roger Tang. Featuring Daniel Arreola, Mariko Kita, Kevin Lin and Sara Porkalob. This production is… Category: Arts & Entertainment. Audience: Teens. Singles. College Students. Seniors. Cost: $12-18. Contact Name: Roger Tang. Contact Email: info@porkfilled.com. Contact Phone: 206 486-0375. Saturday, November 22, 2014, 8:00 PM – 9:25 PM. Theatre Off Jackson 409 7th Ave. S. Seattle, WA. For more info visit www.brownpapertickets.com.

Uncle Bonsai

Acoustic trio Uncle Bonsai incorporates elements of jazz, pop, Broadway, reggae, and classical music into a unique style of funny, very personal songs. Category: Arts & Entertainment. Music. Audience: College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Families. Cost: $25. Contact Name: Kirkland Performance Center. Contact Email: box1@kpcenter.org. Contact Phone: 425 893 9900. Saturday, November 22, 2014, 8:00 PM. Kirkland Performance Center 350 Kirkland Ave Kirkland, WA 98033.

Inflorescence Exhibition at Kirkland Arts Center

Inflorescence: a group or cluster of flowers growing from a common stem in a characteristic arrangement. Like the architecture of inflorescence, this exhibition is an arrangement of works growing from a common theme. The selected artists are all inspired by the plant world, but each has his/her own aesthetic. Kirkland Arts Center is open Tuesday through Saturday, 11am to 6pm. Category: Arts & Entertainment. Audience: Kids. Teens. Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Families. Cost: Free. Contact Name: Anna Braden. Contact Email: abraden@kirklandartscenter.org. Contact Phone: 425-822-7161 x. 102. Events Newsletter: No. Sunday, November 23, 2014, 11:00 AM – 6:00 PM. Kirkland Arts Center 620 Market Street Kirkland, WA 98033. For more info visit www.kirklandartscenter.org.

W4JCC Church Worship Service

We invite you to join us for our worship service! It is our prayer we will help you grow naturally and spiritually and we welcome you to visit our church! We hope that as a result of your visit you will make a decision to join our family! Each week we will worship together.See you on Sunday! Category: Faith. Family. Music. Organizations. Audience: Kids. Teens. Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Families. Cost: Free. Contact Email: hear4893@hotmail.com. Contact Phone: 206-795-2598. Sunday, November 23, 2014, 11:00 AM. Witness for Jesus Christian Church 18701 120th Ave. NE Bothell, WA 98011.

Cedar River Cellars | wine tasting

Cedar River Cellars is a small, but growing, award winning winery. And to fully experience Northwest-style wines, we invite you to encounter them in a tranquil and natural environment, among old-growth cedars at our charming, intimate park-like tasting venue. A rejuvenating retreat is just a bottle-opener and a few minutes away from Sea-Tac airport or downtown Seattle. Come and picnic with the whole family, enjoy a complimentary tasting, and get the complete hometown winery experience. We are open most Saturday and Sunday 12-5pm (M-F by appointment if available). Check Facebook or website for any change or call Heather at 206-240-9394. Category: Family. Outdoor. Audience: Singles. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Families. Cost: $7 tasting fee waived with purchase. Contact Name: Heather Nasarow. Contact Email: Heather@CedarRiverCellars.com. Contact Phone: 206-240-9394. Events Newsletter: Yes. Sunday, November 23, 2014, 12:00 PM – 5:00 PM. 13018 Lake Kathleen Road SE Renton, WA 98059.

Inflorescence Exhibition at Kirkland Arts Center

Inflorescence: a group or cluster of flowers growing from a common stem in a characteristic arrangement. Like the architecture of inflorescence, this exhibition is an arrangement of works growing from a common theme. The selected artists are all inspired by the plant world, but each has his/her own aesthetic. Kirkland Arts Center is open Tuesday through Saturday, 11am to 6pm. Category: Arts & Entertainment. Audience: Kids. Teens. Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Families. Cost: Free. Contact Name: Anna Braden. Contact Email: abraden@kirklandartscenter.org. Contact Phone: 425-822-7161 x. 102. Events Newsletter: No. Monday, November 24, 2014, 11:00 AM – 6:00 PM. Kirkland Arts Center 620 Market Street Kirkland, WA 98033. For more info visit www.kirklandartscenter.org.

Adult Skills & Drills Badminton Class

This class meets weekly on Monday evenings and teaches students badminton techniques and drills essential to effectively improve your game. All skill levels are welcome to participate in this class. Registration is required. Registration Deadline: Friday, 10/24/14. Category: Classes & Lectures. Sports & Recreation. Audience: Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Cost: $106 for 8 wks or $15/class. Contact Name: Jenny Lam. Contact Email: jenny@bellevuebadminton.com. Contact Phone: 4255622950. Events Newsletter: No. Monday, November 24, 2014, 7:00 PM – 8:30 PM. Bellevue Badminton Club 13405 SE 30th St Ste 1C, Bellevue, WA 98005. For more info visit bellevuebadminton.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, November 25, 2014, 9:30 AM – 11:30 AM. EvergreenHealth Medical Center, 12040 NE 128th Street, Kirkland, WA 98034. For more info visit www.evergreenhealth.com.

Assistance League of the Eastside presents Celebrations Holiday Home Tour - Friday December 5, 2014

Assistance League of the Eastside presents Celebrations Holiday Home Tour - Friday December 5, 2014, 10:00 am - 7:00 pm A self-guided tour of five fabulous homes beautifully decorated for the holidays in Redmond and Woodinville. All proceeds benefit our philanthropic programs. Tickets available from Chapter members by phone at 425-556-5106 or on our website, www.eastside.assistanceleague.org. Category: Arts & Entertainment. Benefit. Charitable. Family. Holiday. Organizations. Service Clubs. Volunteer. Cost: $30. Events Newsletter: Yes. Tuesday, November 25, 2014, 10:00 AM. Redmond and Woodinville.

Inflorescence Exhibition at Kirkland Arts Center

Inflorescence: a group or cluster of flowers growing from a common stem in a characteristic arrangement. Like the architecture of inflorescence, this exhibition is an arrangement of works growing from a common theme. The selected artists are all inspired by the plant world, but each has his/her own aesthetic. Kirkland Arts Center is open Tuesday through Saturday, 11am to 6pm. Category: Arts & Entertainment. Audience: Kids. Teens. Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Families. Cost: Free. Contact Name: Anna Braden. Contact Email: abraden@kirklandartscenter.org. Contact Phone: 425-822-7161 x. 102. Events Newsletter: No. Tuesday, November 25, 2014, 11:00 AM – 6:00 PM. Kirkland Arts Center 620 Market Street Kirkland, WA 98033. For more info visit www.kirklandartscenter.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. Tuesday, November 25, 2014, 12:30 PM – 2:30 PM. EvergreenHealth Medical Center, 12040 NE 128th Street, Kirkland, WA 98034. For more info visit www.evergreenhealth.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, November 26, 2014, 9:30 AM – 11:30 AM. EvergreenHealth Medical Center, 12040 NE 128th Street, Kirkland, WA 98034. For more info visit www.evergreenhealth.com.

Little Book Worms

Stories, songs, and snacks for young children. Join us every Wednesday 11:00am - Noon by the fireplace on the second level of Building Two. In partnership with the Seattle Nanny Network Free parking validation (no purchase necessary). Category: Arts & Entertainment. Family. Audience: Kids. Families. Cost: FREE! Contact Name: Jill Covey. Contact Email: jill@seattlenanny.com. Contact Phone: 425.803.9511. Wednesday, November 26, 2014, 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM. The Bravern 11111 Ne 8th St Ste 5, Bellevue, WA 98004. For more info visit www.seattlenanny.com.

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, November 26, 2014, 12:30 PM – 2:30 PM. EvergreenHealth Medical Center, 12040 NE 128th Street, Kirkland, WA 98034. For more info visit www.evergreenhealth.com.

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, November 28, 2014. King County Library System.

Seattle International Comedy Competition

America’s biggest touring comedy festival, the Seattle International Comedy Competition brings five of the top comics from around the country to compete for top honors and a shot at cash and prizes. Category: Arts & Entertainment. Family. Audience: Kids. Teens. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Families. Cost: $30. Contact Name: Kirkland Performance Center. Contact Email: box1@kpcenter.org. Contact Phone: 425 893 9900. Friday, November 28, 2014, 8:00 PM. Kirkland Performance Center 350 Kirkland Ave Kirkland, WA 98033.

'Twas The Night...

Adaptation by Lani Brockman and Susan Bardsley • Music and Lyrics by Susan Bardsley Directed by Lani Brockman • Musically Directed by Susan Bardsley From the talented team who create the musicals for StoryBook Theater, this hilarious spin on the familiar holiday poem is guaranteed to have the whole family laughing. Join the Big Family and their menagerie as they await the coming of St. Nick. Now in its 14th year, this Studio tradition includes new surprises each year. Run Time: 90 min. Performances on Friday at 7 p.m. Saturday/Sunday at 11 a.m. 2 p.m. and 5 p.m. Category: Arts & Entertainment. Family. Holiday. Theater. Audience: Kids. Teens. Dads. Moms. Families. Cost: All Seats: $15. Contact Name: Studio East. Contact Email: info@studio-east.org. Contact Phone: 425-820-1800. Saturday, November 29, 2014, 11:00 AM – Sunday, December 21, 2014, 5:00 PM. Studio East 11730 118th Ave. NE Kirkland, WA 98034.

Cedar River Cellars | wine tasting

Cedar River Cellars is a small, but growing, award winning winery. And to fully experience Northwest-style wines, we invite you to encounter them in a tranquil and natural environment, among old-growth cedars at our charming, intimate park-like tasting venue. A rejuvenating retreat is just a bottle-opener and a few minutes away from Sea-Tac airport or downtown Seattle. Come and picnic with the whole family, enjoy a complimentary tasting, and get the complete hometown winery experience. We are open most Saturday and Sunday 12-5pm (M-F by appointment if available). Check Facebook or website for any change or call Heather at 206-240-9394. Category: Family. Outdoor. Audience: Singles. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Families. Cost: $7 tasting fee waived with purchase. Contact Name: Heather Nasarow. Contact Email: Heather@CedarRiverCellars.com. Contact Phone: 206-240-9394. Events Newsletter: Yes. Saturday, November 29, 2014, 12:00 PM – 5:00 PM. 13018 Lake Kathleen Road SE Renton, WA 98059.

Lanz, Tingstad and Rumbel

This Grammy award winning new age trio plays music from America, the British Isles, Asia, and Spain. Eric Tingstad, a composer who plays finger style guitar, was trained in the Segovian classical guitar tradition and has been influenced by Led Zeppelin, Ravi Shankar, and Martin Denny. Nancy Rumbel, who plays the oboe, English horn, and double ocarina, was early on intrigued by ethnomusicology. Don’t miss out on this trio’s unique take on new age music and the singular sound they bring to the stage. Category: Arts & Entertainment. Music. Audience: Dads. Moms. Seniors. Families. Cost: $35. Contact Name: Kirkland Performance Center. Contact Email: box1@kpcenter.org. Contact Phone: 425 893 9900. Saturday, November 29, 2014, 8:00 PM. Kirkland Performance Center 350 Kirkland Ave Kirkland, WA 98033.

W4JCC Church Worship Service

We invite you to join us for our worship service! It is our prayer we will help you grow naturally and spiritually and we welcome you to visit our church! We hope that as a result of your visit you will make a decision to join our family! Each week we will worship together.See you on Sunday! Category: Faith. Family. Music. Organizations. Audience: Kids. Teens. Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Families. Cost: Free. Contact Email: hear4893@hotmail.com. Contact Phone: 206-795-2598. Sunday, November 30, 2014, 11:00 AM. Witness for Jesus Christian Church 18701 120th Ave. NE Bothell, WA 98011.

Cedar River Cellars | wine tasting

Cedar River Cellars is a small, but growing, award winning winery. And to fully experience Northwest-style wines, we invite you to encounter them in a tranquil and natural environment, among old-growth cedars at our charming, intimate park-like tasting venue. A rejuvenating retreat is just a bottle-opener and a few minutes away from Sea-Tac airport or downtown Seattle. Come and picnic with the whole family, enjoy a complimentary tasting, and get the complete hometown winery experience. We are open most Saturday and Sunday 12-5pm (M-F by appointment if available). Check Facebook or website for any change or call Heather at 206-240-9394. Category: Family. Outdoor. Audience: Singles. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Families. Cost: $7 tasting fee waived with purchase. Contact Name: Heather Nasarow. Contact Email: Heather@CedarRiverCellars.com. Contact Phone: 206-240-9394. Events Newsletter: Yes. Sunday, November 30, 2014, 12:00 PM – 5:00 PM. 13018 Lake Kathleen Road SE Renton, WA 98059.

PROVIDENCE O’CHRISTMAS TREES CHRISTMAS CARNIVAL

Spend the day wrapped in the holiday spirit at the free Christmas Carnival at Providence Health & Services’ 30th anniversary O’Christmas Trees event! Bring the entire family to this holiday tradition and view 14 exquisitely designed trees that will be auctioned off at the Providence O’Christmas Trees Gala Dinner & Auction. Enjoy live entertainment throughout the afternoon and evening while viewing the trees, participating in craft projects for the kids, and visiting with Santa. Category: Holiday. Audience: Kids. Teens. Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Families. Cost: Free. Events Newsletter: No. Monday, December 1, 2014, 12:00 PM – 8:00 PM. The Westin Seattle 1900 5th Ave, Seattle.

Adult Skills & Drills Badminton Class

This class meets weekly on Monday evenings and teaches students badminton techniques and drills essential to effectively improve your game. All skill levels are welcome to participate in this class. Registration is required. Registration Deadline: Friday, 10/24/14. Category: Classes & Lectures. Sports & Recreation. Audience: Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Cost: $106 for 8 wks or $15/class. Contact Name: Jenny Lam. Contact Email: jenny@bellevuebadminton.com. Contact Phone: 4255622950. Events Newsletter: No. Monday, December 1, 2014, 7:00 PM – 8:30 PM. Bellevue Badminton Club 13405 SE 30th St Ste 1C, Bellevue, WA 98005. For more info visit bellevuebadminton.com.