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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, January 26, 2015, 9:30 AM – 10:45 AM. 3801 East Mercer Way Mercer Island, WA 98040. For more info visit sjcc.org.

Arab Artists & Arabic Art Exhibition

For students, come learn about the many facets of art from the Arab world at Bellevue College. January 20th to 31st (10am to 6pm) (Closed Sundays). Category: Arts & Entertainment. Audience: Kids. Teens. Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Families. Cost: Free. Contact Name: Kylee Mudrovich. Contact Email: kyleemudrovich@gmail.com. Contact Phone: 4252319133. Events Newsletter: Yes. Monday, January 26, 2015, 10:00 AM – 6:00 PM. Bellevue College 3000 Landerholm Circle SE Bellevue, WA 98007.

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, January 26, 2015, 11:15 AM – 12:30 PM. 3801 East Mercer Way Mercer Island, WA 98040. For more info visit sjcc.org.

Arab Artists & Arabic Art Exhibition

For students, come learn about the many facets of art from the Arab world at Bellevue College. January 20th to 31st (10am to 6pm) (Closed Sundays). Category: Arts & Entertainment. Audience: Kids. Teens. Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Families. Cost: Free. Contact Name: Kylee Mudrovich. Contact Email: kyleemudrovich@gmail.com. Contact Phone: 4252319133. Events Newsletter: Yes. Tuesday, January 27, 2015, 10:00 AM – 6:00 PM. Bellevue College 3000 Landerholm Circle SE Bellevue, WA 98007.

The Art of Parenting

Instructor: Rabbi Elazer Bogomilsky Whether all is going well or you're facing challenges, The Art of Parenting will equip you with insight, skill, and technique to raise self-reliant children. Drawing on three millennia of Jewish wisdom and skillfully crafted into an enthralling exposé addressing the unique situations parents face today, The Art of Parenting will ensure that you have the know-how to navigate challenges, the tools to be effective, and the confidence to know you're doing your best to secure your child's future. Each class is specifically tailored to provide original and engaging content. You can enroll in one class or all six. RSVP: Call 206-FRIENDS (374-3637) or Email rabbi@friendshipcirclewa.org. Category: Classes & Lectures. Contact Email: rabbi@friendshipcirclewa.org. Contact Phone: 206-374-3637. Tuesday, January 27, 2015, 7:30 PM – 9:00 PM. Friendship Circle 2737 77th Ave. SE Suite 101 Mercer Island, WA. For more info visit friendshipcirclewa.org.

St. Monica Tour & Open House

Parents of prospective Pre-K through 8th grade students are invited to come visit our school and learn more about our STEM + the Arts curriculum and meet our fabulous teachers. We will have another Open House on February 3, 9-11am and Pre-K tours with FAQ session on both days at 8:30am. If you are unable to attend please call 206-232-5432 for a private tour. Category: Schools. Audience: Families. Cost: NA. Contact Name: Jamie North. Contact Email: jnorth@stmonicasea.org. Contact Phone: 206-232-5432. Wednesday, January 28, 2015, 8:30 AM – 11:00 AM. 4320 87th Ave SE.

Arab Artists & Arabic Art Exhibition

For students, come learn about the many facets of art from the Arab world at Bellevue College. January 20th to 31st (10am to 6pm) (Closed Sundays). Category: Arts & Entertainment. Audience: Kids. Teens. Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Families. Cost: Free. Contact Name: Kylee Mudrovich. Contact Email: kyleemudrovich@gmail.com. Contact Phone: 4252319133. Events Newsletter: Yes. Wednesday, January 28, 2015, 10:00 AM – 6:00 PM. Bellevue College 3000 Landerholm Circle SE Bellevue, WA 98007.

Listening Mothers

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! Instructor: Hagit Golan. This eight-week series offers: •mindful-based skills that help reduce stress and encourage balance •an environment to discover your own inner wisdom •skilled professionals and mindfully-trained facilitators •parent and child self-awareness with a focus on self-regulation, self-compassion, and parent and child emotional development •emphasis on the importance of parent/child attachment •parental confidence and empowerment •a community of like-minded parents who aspire to be the best parents they can be and are willing to embark on the parenting journey with an ope… Category: Classes & Lectures. Family. Audience: Dads. Moms. Families. Cost: 150. Contact Name: Hagit Golan. Contact Email: hagit.golan@gmail.com. Contact Phone: 206-275-0104. Wednesday, January 28, 2015, 10:00 AM – 11:30 AM. Stroum Jewish Community Center 3801 East Mercer Way Mercer Island, WA 98040. For more info visit www.communityofmindfulparenting.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, January 28, 2015, 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM. The Bravern 11111 Ne 8th St Ste 5, Bellevue, WA 98004. For more info visit www.seattlenanny.com.

Lighten Up and Learn at the Library

Come to the large meeting room and find out what we're doing this month! Create your own computer keyboard with MaKey MaKey kits, play around with circuits, mess with mixing oil and water, or make gifts out of duct tape. Category: Arts & Entertainment. Audience: Teens. Contact Phone: 206.236.3537. Wednesday, January 28, 2015, 2:30 PM. Mercer Island Library 4400 88th Avenue SE Mercer Island, WA 98040.

Happiness Seminar

FREE 60 minute Happiness Seminar. Participants will learn powerful breathing techniques, experience a guided meditation, and light yoga - all of which will leave you recharged and refreshed! The experience of meditation can take us beyond the usual mental stress and emotional agitation to a calm centered place. We explore the delicate art of quietening the mind! This session is open for people with any or no experience of meditation or breathing exercises. MSNBC came to visit ... Workshop Contents: Light yoga Relaxing breathing techniques Guided Meditation Take Home practices for daily use Benefits Reported: Reduced Stress & Increased Productivity Increased Joy & Happiness Enhanced Focus & Concentration Improved Relationships. Category: Arts & Entertainment. Classes & Lectures. Sports & Recreation. Audience: Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Cost: Free. Contact Name: Abhay Murarka. Contact Email: abhay.murarka@artofliving.org. Contact Phone: 206-261-4126. Wednesday, January 28, 2015, 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM. Bellevue Bahai Center. For more info visit www.eventbrite.com.

Local Author Event at Island Books

Stand Up Comic and Mercer Island Native Paul Barach will be reading from his travel memoir "Fighting Monks and Burning Mountains: Misadventures on a Buddhist Pilgrimage" and doing signings afterwards Wine and Snacks will be provided. Category: Arts & Entertainment. Audience: Kids. Teens. Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Families. Cost: 0. Contact Name: Paul Barach. Contact Email: Paul.Barach@gmail.com. Contact Phone: 206-898-0466. Wednesday, January 28, 2015, 7:00 PM – 8:00 PM. Island Books.

Arab Artists & Arabic Art Exhibition

For students, come learn about the many facets of art from the Arab world at Bellevue College. January 20th to 31st (10am to 6pm) (Closed Sundays). Category: Arts & Entertainment. Audience: Kids. Teens. Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Families. Cost: Free. Contact Name: Kylee Mudrovich. Contact Email: kyleemudrovich@gmail.com. Contact Phone: 4252319133. Events Newsletter: Yes. Thursday, January 29, 2015, 10:00 AM – 6:00 PM. Bellevue College 3000 Landerholm Circle SE Bellevue, WA 98007.

Young Toddler Story Times

Ages 12 to 24 months with adult. Stories, songs and fun! Category: Arts & Entertainment. Audience: Kids. Families. Contact Phone: 206.236.3537. Thursday, January 29, 2015, 10:15 AM. Mercer Island Library 4400 88th Avenue SE Mercer Island, WA 98040.

Toddler Story Times

Ages 2 to 3 with adult. Stories, songs and fun! Category: Arts & Entertainment. Audience: Kids. Families. Contact Phone: 206.236.3537. Thursday, January 29, 2015, 11:15 AM. Mercer Island Library 4400 88th Avenue SE Mercer Island, WA 98040.

Preschool Story Times

Ages 3 to 6 with adult. Stories, songs and fun! Category: Arts & Entertainment. Audience: Kids. Families. Contact Phone: 206.236.3537. Thursday, January 29, 2015, 1:00 PM. Mercer Island Library 4400 88th Avenue SE Mercer Island, WA 98040.

The Skin of Our Teeth

“We came through the depression by the skin of our teeth, — that’s true! — one more tight squeeze like that and where will we be?” Join the Antrobus family and their maid Sabina as they manage to survive the Ice Age, the Great Floods and World War I. The Skin of Our Teeth, by American playwright Thornton Wilder , is a mixture of satire, farce, and drama, reminding it’s audience of humans’ ability to survive and rebuild, through even the worst circumstances. Come join the Mercer Island High School students of Drama 2 as they present their winter play. Category: Arts & Entertainment. Family. Schools. Theater. Audience: Kids. Teens. Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Families. Cost: Advance tickets $10, At the door $15, Children under 7 and seniors +65 $5. Contact Name: Debbie Newell. Contact Email: deborah@pirie-newell.com. Contact Phone: 206-275-9114. Thursday, January 29, 2015, 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM. Mercer Island High School Performing Arts Center. For more info visit www.mercerislandschools.org.

SJCC Early Childhood School Open House

We invite interested parents to visit the Early Childhood School at the Stroum Jewish Community Center to take a tour of our facility, experience a day in the life of a child in the classroom, meet staff and faculty and have an opportunity to ask questions. Nationally recognized for Excellence in Early Childhood Practice with campuses on Mercer Island and in North Seattle, the Early Childhood School at the Stroum Jewish Community Center welcomes all families – Jewish and non-Jewish – with children ages 3 months to five years. We follow a Reggio-inspired and emotionally-responsive practice, encouraging children to test their theories of the world so as to develop a love of learning, a strong sense of self-reliance and a foundation for critical thinking and social well-being. Part-time and full-day options are offered on a school-year, summer and year-round basis, as are a variety of enrichment classes for kids, ages 2-5. We naturally integrate Judaism’s morals and values into our classrooms and school and w… Category: Fairs & Festivals. Organizations. Schools. Audience: Kids. Dads. Moms. Families. Contact Name: Christy Nason. Contact Email: ChristyN@sjcc.org. Contact Phone: 206-388-0825. Thursday, January 29, 2015, 10:00 PM – 11:00 PM. Stroum Jewish Community Center 3801 East Mercer Way Mercer Island, WA 98040. For more info visit sjcc.org.

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, January 30, 2015, 9:45 AM – 10:30 AM. 3801 East Mercer Way Mercer Island, WA 98040. For more info visit sjcc.org.

Arab Artists & Arabic Art Exhibition

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

The Skin of Our Teeth

“We came through the depression by the skin of our teeth, — that’s true! — one more tight squeeze like that and where will we be?” Join the Antrobus family and their maid Sabina as they manage to survive the Ice Age, the Great Floods and World War I. The Skin of Our Teeth, by American playwright Thornton Wilder , is a mixture of satire, farce, and drama, reminding it’s audience of humans’ ability to survive and rebuild, through even the worst circumstances. Come join the Mercer Island High School students of Drama 2 as they present their winter play. Category: Arts & Entertainment. Family. Schools. Theater. Audience: Kids. Teens. Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Families. Cost: Advance tickets $10, At the door $15, Children under 7 and seniors +65 $5. Contact Name: Debbie Newell. Contact Email: deborah@pirie-newell.com. Contact Phone: 206-275-9114. Friday, January 30, 2015, 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM. Mercer Island High School Performing Arts Center. For more info visit www.mercerislandschools.org.

Arab Artists & Arabic Art Exhibition

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

MIPA's Preschool Fair

Looking for a preschool, enrichment program, or childcare on Mercer Island? Don't miss MIPA's 16th Annual Preschool Fair. Representatives from various programs on the island will be on-hand to answer your questions about their curriculum, enrollment, tuition, and program options. The fair is FREE and open to all interested parents and caregivers. Category: Schools. Audience: Kids. Dads. Moms. Families. Cost: FREE. Saturday, January 31, 2015, 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM. Mercer Island Community & Events Center 8236 SE 24th St. For more info visit mipreschoolassociation.org.

Exploring Race & Social Justice- A Conversation

In the charged atmosphere following the events in Ferguson, Missouri, and elsewhere, communities can benefit from open conversations about issues that can divide us, but also inspire us to come together. Come for a conversation that explores these issues in the context of our past, present and future as a nation. Category: Classes & Lectures. Audience: Teens. Contact Phone: 206.236.3537. Saturday, January 31, 2015, 1:00 PM. Mercer Island Library 4400 88th Avenue SE Mercer Island, WA 98040.

SJCC 2015 Summer Camp Kickoff

SJCC Summer Day Camp has been a defining time for thousands of campers over five decades; enabling them to discover Judaism through a fun and interactive experience, build friendships and create lasting memories. Join us for a free evening of Havdalah, dinner and fun, and a chance to learn more about this year’s camp sessions. Sign up for camp early and receive an additional $25 off camp registration and guaranteed spot before registration goes live on February 2nd. Returning campers, you’ll have a chance to see counselors from previous Summer Camp sessions at the J! New to SJCC Summer Camp? You are eligible for a $150 per child discount if you register for at least a three-week session. Funds are limited; register early. For more information, contact SJCC Camp Director Mark Rosenberg at MarkR@sjcc.org or 206-388-0830. Please RSVP by January 24th, 2015. Activities for the older kids will be laser tag, sumo wrestling and inflatable jousting; for younger kids there will be bounce houses. Activities for all a… Category: Fairs & Festivals. Family. Food & Drink. Reunions. Audience: Kids. Teens. Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Families. Cost: free. Contact Name: Mark Rosenberg. Contact Email: MarkR@sjcc.org. Contact Phone: 206-388-0830. Saturday, January 31, 2015, 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM. Stroum Jewish Community Center 3801 East Mercer Way Mercer Island, WA 98040.

The Skin of Our Teeth

“We came through the depression by the skin of our teeth, — that’s true! — one more tight squeeze like that and where will we be?” Join the Antrobus family and their maid Sabina as they manage to survive the Ice Age, the Great Floods and World War I. The Skin of Our Teeth, by American playwright Thornton Wilder , is a mixture of satire, farce, and drama, reminding it’s audience of humans’ ability to survive and rebuild, through even the worst circumstances. Come join the Mercer Island High School students of Drama 2 as they present their winter play. Category: Arts & Entertainment. Family. Schools. Theater. Audience: Kids. Teens. Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Families. Cost: Advance tickets $10, At the door $15, Children under 7 and seniors +65 $5. Contact Name: Debbie Newell. Contact Email: deborah@pirie-newell.com. Contact Phone: 206-275-9114. Saturday, January 31, 2015, 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM. Mercer Island High School Performing Arts Center. For more info visit www.mercerislandschools.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, February 2, 2015, 9:30 AM – 10:45 AM. 3801 East Mercer Way Mercer Island, WA 98040. For more info visit sjcc.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, February 2, 2015, 11:15 AM – 12:30 PM. 3801 East Mercer Way Mercer Island, WA 98040. For more info visit sjcc.org.

St. Monica School Open House

Parents of prospective Pre-K through 8th grade students are invited to come visit our school and learn more about our STEM + the Arts curriculum and meet our fabulous teachers. We will have another Open House on February 3, 9-11am and Pre-K tours with FAQ session on both days at 8:30am. If you are unable to attend please call 206-232-5432 for a private tour. Category: Schools. Audience: Families. Cost: NA. Contact Name: Jamie North. Contact Email: jnorth@stmonicasea.org. Contact Phone: 206-232-5432. Tuesday, February 3, 2015, 8:30 AM – 11:00 AM. 4320 87th Ave SE Mercer Island, WA 98040.

The Art of Parenting

Instructor: Rabbi Elazer Bogomilsky Whether all is going well or you're facing challenges, The Art of Parenting will equip you with insight, skill, and technique to raise self-reliant children. Drawing on three millennia of Jewish wisdom and skillfully crafted into an enthralling exposé addressing the unique situations parents face today, The Art of Parenting will ensure that you have the know-how to navigate challenges, the tools to be effective, and the confidence to know you're doing your best to secure your child's future. Each class is specifically tailored to provide original and engaging content. You can enroll in one class or all six. RSVP: Call 206-FRIENDS (374-3637) or Email rabbi@friendshipcirclewa.org. Category: Classes & Lectures. Contact Email: rabbi@friendshipcirclewa.org. Contact Phone: 206-374-3637. Tuesday, February 3, 2015, 7:30 PM – 9:00 PM. Friendship Circle 2737 77th Ave. SE Suite 101 Mercer Island, WA. For more info visit friendshipcirclewa.org.

Listening Mothers

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! Instructor: Hagit Golan. This eight-week series offers: •mindful-based skills that help reduce stress and encourage balance •an environment to discover your own inner wisdom •skilled professionals and mindfully-trained facilitators •parent and child self-awareness with a focus on self-regulation, self-compassion, and parent and child emotional development •emphasis on the importance of parent/child attachment •parental confidence and empowerment •a community of like-minded parents who aspire to be the best parents they can be and are willing to embark on the parenting journey with an ope… Category: Classes & Lectures. Family. Audience: Dads. Moms. Families. Cost: 150. Contact Name: Hagit Golan. Contact Email: hagit.golan@gmail.com. Contact Phone: 206-275-0104. Wednesday, February 4, 2015, 10:00 AM – 11:30 AM. Stroum Jewish Community Center 3801 East Mercer Way Mercer Island, WA 98040. For more info visit www.communityofmindfulparenting.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, February 4, 2015, 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM. The Bravern 11111 Ne 8th St Ste 5, Bellevue, WA 98004. For more info visit www.seattlenanny.com.

Happiness Seminar

FREE 60 minute Happiness Seminar. Participants will learn powerful breathing techniques, experience a guided meditation, and light yoga - all of which will leave you recharged and refreshed! The experience of meditation can take us beyond the usual mental stress and emotional agitation to a calm centered place. We explore the delicate art of quietening the mind! This session is open for people with any or no experience of meditation or breathing exercises. MSNBC came to visit ... Workshop Contents: Light yoga Relaxing breathing techniques Guided Meditation Take Home practices for daily use Benefits Reported: Reduced Stress & Increased Productivity Increased Joy & Happiness Enhanced Focus & Concentration Improved Relationships. Category: Arts & Entertainment. Classes & Lectures. Sports & Recreation. Audience: Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Cost: Free. Contact Name: Abhay Murarka. Contact Email: abhay.murarka@artofliving.org. Contact Phone: 206-261-4126. Wednesday, February 4, 2015, 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM. Bellevue Bahai Center. For more info visit www.eventbrite.com.

SJCC Early Childhood School Open House

We invite interested parents to visit the Early Childhood School at the Stroum Jewish Community Center to take a tour of our facility, experience a day in the life of a child in the classroom, meet staff and faculty and have an opportunity to ask questions. Nationally recognized for Excellence in Early Childhood Practice with campuses on Mercer Island and in North Seattle, the Early Childhood School at the Stroum Jewish Community Center welcomes all families – Jewish and non-Jewish – with children ages 3 months to five years. We follow a Reggio-inspired and emotionally-responsive practice, encouraging children to test their theories of the world so as to develop a love of learning, a strong sense of self-reliance and a foundation for critical thinking and social well-being. Part-time and full-day options are offered on a school-year, summer and year-round basis, as are a variety of enrichment classes for kids, ages 2-5. We naturally integrate Judaism’s morals and values into our classrooms and school and w… Category: Fairs & Festivals. Organizations. Schools. Audience: Kids. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Contact Name: Christy Nason. Contact Email: ChristyN@sjcc.org. Contact Phone: 206-388-0825. Thursday, February 5, 2015, 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM. Stroum Jewish Community Center 3801 East Mercer Way Mercer Island, WA 98040. For more info visit sjcc.org.

Young Toddler Story Times

Ages 12 to 24 months with adult. Stories, songs and fun! Category: Arts & Entertainment. Audience: Kids. Families. Contact Phone: 206-236-3537. Thursday, February 5, 2015, 10:15 AM. Mercer Island Library 4400 88th Avenue SE Mercer Island, WA 98040 206.236.3537.

The Great Seattle RV Show

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

Toddler Story Times

Ages 2 to 3 with adult. Stories, songs and fun! Category: Arts & Entertainment. Audience: Kids. Families. Contact Phone: 206-236-3537. Thursday, February 5, 2015, 11:15 AM. Mercer Island Library 4400 88th Avenue SE Mercer Island, WA 98040 206.236.3537.

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, February 5, 2015, 12:00 PM – 1:30 PM. 4400 86th Ave Mercer Island, WA.

Preschool Story Times

Ages 3 to 6 with adult. Stories, songs and fun! Category: Arts & Entertainment. Audience: Kids. Families. Contact Phone: 206.236.3537. Thursday, February 5, 2015, 1:00 PM. Mercer Island Library 4400 88th Avenue SE Mercer Island, WA 98040 206.236.3537.

The Skin of Our Teeth

“We came through the depression by the skin of our teeth, — that’s true! — one more tight squeeze like that and where will we be?” Join the Antrobus family and their maid Sabina as they manage to survive the Ice Age, the Great Floods and World War I. The Skin of Our Teeth, by American playwright Thornton Wilder , is a mixture of satire, farce, and drama, reminding it’s audience of humans’ ability to survive and rebuild, through even the worst circumstances. Come join the Mercer Island High School students of Drama 2 as they present their winter play. Category: Arts & Entertainment. Family. Schools. Theater. Audience: Kids. Teens. Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Families. Cost: Advance tickets $10, At the door $15, Children under 7 and seniors +65 $5. Contact Name: Debbie Newell. Contact Email: deborah@pirie-newell.com. Contact Phone: 206-275-9114. Thursday, February 5, 2015, 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM. Mercer Island High School Performing Arts Center. For more info visit www.mercerislandschools.org.

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, February 6, 2015, 9:45 AM – 10:30 AM. 3801 East Mercer Way Mercer Island, WA 98040. For more info visit sjcc.org.

The Great Seattle RV Show

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

Mercer Island Business night at YTN's Annie

Youth Theatre Northwest is hosting a special VIP event for current and future sponsors on Friday, February 6th at 6:00pm and we would love to have you join us! This is a great opportunity for us and the wonderful businesses who support us to welcome new companies into our family of sponsors for our Annual Gala Fundraiser in March. There will be wine and appetizers with a little mix and mingling with YTN staff and board members beginning at 6:00pm before we head into the theatre and enjoy Annie, Jr at 7:00pm at the Stroum Jewish Community Center Theatre. After the show there will be an opportunity for a backstage tour and to meet the actors and staff involved in the production. Category: Arts & Entertainment. Charitable. Audience: Singles. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Families. Cost: Free. Contact Name: Jessi Wasson. Contact Email: jessi@youththeatre.org. Contact Phone: 206-232-4145. Friday, February 6, 2015, 6:00 PM – 8:30 PM. Stroum Jewish Community Center.

The Skin of Our Teeth

“We came through the depression by the skin of our teeth, — that’s true! — one more tight squeeze like that and where will we be?” Join the Antrobus family and their maid Sabina as they manage to survive the Ice Age, the Great Floods and World War I. The Skin of Our Teeth, by American playwright Thornton Wilder , is a mixture of satire, farce, and drama, reminding it’s audience of humans’ ability to survive and rebuild, through even the worst circumstances. Come join the Mercer Island High School students of Drama 2 as they present their winter play. Category: Arts & Entertainment. Family. Schools. Theater. Audience: Kids. Teens. Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Families. Cost: Advance tickets $10, At the door $15, Children under 7 and seniors +65 $5. Contact Name: Debbie Newell. Contact Email: deborah@pirie-newell.com. Contact Phone: 206-275-9114. Friday, February 6, 2015, 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM. Mercer Island High School Performing Arts Center. For more info visit www.mercerislandschools.org.

20th Annual Popsicle Stick Bridge Competition

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

The Great Seattle RV Show

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

The Skin of Our Teeth

“We came through the depression by the skin of our teeth, — that’s true! — one more tight squeeze like that and where will we be?” Join the Antrobus family and their maid Sabina as they manage to survive the Ice Age, the Great Floods and World War I. The Skin of Our Teeth, by American playwright Thornton Wilder , is a mixture of satire, farce, and drama, reminding it’s audience of humans’ ability to survive and rebuild, through even the worst circumstances. Come join the Mercer Island High School students of Drama 2 as they present their winter play. Category: Arts & Entertainment. Family. Schools. Theater. Audience: Kids. Teens. Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Families. Cost: Advance tickets $10, At the door $15, Children under 7 and seniors +65 $5. Contact Name: Debbie Newell. Contact Email: deborah@pirie-newell.com. Contact Phone: 206-275-9114. Saturday, February 7, 2015, 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM. Mercer Island High School Performing Arts Center. For more info visit www.mercerislandschools.org.

Indian Wedding Expo

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

The Great Seattle RV Show

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

The Art of Parenting

Instructor: Rabbi Elazer Bogomilsky Whether all is going well or you're facing challenges, The Art of Parenting will equip you with insight, skill, and technique to raise self-reliant children. Drawing on three millennia of Jewish wisdom and skillfully crafted into an enthralling exposé addressing the unique situations parents face today, The Art of Parenting will ensure that you have the know-how to navigate challenges, the tools to be effective, and the confidence to know you're doing your best to secure your child's future. Each class is specifically tailored to provide original and engaging content. You can enroll in one class or all six. RSVP: Call 206-FRIENDS (374-3637) or Email rabbi@friendshipcirclewa.org. Category: Classes & Lectures. Contact Email: rabbi@friendshipcirclewa.org. Contact Phone: 206-374-3637. Tuesday, February 10, 2015, 7:30 PM – 9:00 PM. Friendship Circle 2737 77th Ave. SE Suite 101 Mercer Island, WA. For more info visit friendshipcirclewa.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, February 11, 2015, 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM. The Bravern 11111 Ne 8th St Ste 5, Bellevue, WA 98004. For more info visit www.seattlenanny.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, February 11, 2015, 1:30 PM – 3:00 PM. St. Andrews Lutheran Church, 2650 148th Ave. SE, Room 1E2, Bellevue, WA 98007. For more info visit www.alzwa.org.

Happiness Seminar

FREE 60 minute Happiness Seminar. Participants will learn powerful breathing techniques, experience a guided meditation, and light yoga - all of which will leave you recharged and refreshed! The experience of meditation can take us beyond the usual mental stress and emotional agitation to a calm centered place. We explore the delicate art of quietening the mind! This session is open for people with any or no experience of meditation or breathing exercises. MSNBC came to visit ... Workshop Contents: Light yoga Relaxing breathing techniques Guided Meditation Take Home practices for daily use Benefits Reported: Reduced Stress & Increased Productivity Increased Joy & Happiness Enhanced Focus & Concentration Improved Relationships. Category: Arts & Entertainment. Classes & Lectures. Sports & Recreation. Audience: Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Cost: Free. Contact Name: Abhay Murarka. Contact Email: abhay.murarka@artofliving.org. Contact Phone: 206-261-4126. Wednesday, February 11, 2015, 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM. Bellevue Bahai Center. For more info visit www.eventbrite.com.

Eastside Genealogical Society Meeting

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

All the Love, Half the Price

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

Andre Feriante: Valentine's Day Concert

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

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, February 17, 2015, 1:00 PM – 2:30 PM. Lake Washington United Methodist Church, Multipurpose Room, 7525 132nd Ave. NE, Kirkland, WA 98033. For more info visit www.alzwa.org.

The Art of Parenting

Instructor: Rabbi Elazer Bogomilsky Whether all is going well or you're facing challenges, The Art of Parenting will equip you with insight, skill, and technique to raise self-reliant children. Drawing on three millennia of Jewish wisdom and skillfully crafted into an enthralling exposé addressing the unique situations parents face today, The Art of Parenting will ensure that you have the know-how to navigate challenges, the tools to be effective, and the confidence to know you're doing your best to secure your child's future. Each class is specifically tailored to provide original and engaging content. You can enroll in one class or all six. RSVP: Call 206-FRIENDS (374-3637) or Email rabbi@friendshipcirclewa.org. Category: Classes & Lectures. Contact Email: rabbi@friendshipcirclewa.org. Contact Phone: 206-374-3637. Tuesday, February 17, 2015, 7:30 PM – 9:00 PM. Friendship Circle 2737 77th Ave. SE Suite 101 Mercer Island, WA. For more info visit friendshipcirclewa.org.

Feline Fix Day

Take advantage of Seattle Humane's special Feline Fix Day discounts on Wednesday, Feb. 18! For one day only we're offering $15 female cat spay surgeries and $5 male cat neuter surgeries. Use the appropriate link below to make an appointment today - appointments fill up quickly! Income qualifications apply. See income chart or for more information, call (425) 649-7560. $15 Female Cat Spay - Make an Appointment $5 Male Cat Neuter - Make an Appointment. Category: Family. Audience: Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Families. Cost: $5-15. Contact Name: Seattle Humane. Contact Email: marketing@seattlehumane.org. Contact Phone: 425-649-7560. Events Newsletter: Yes. Wednesday, February 18, 2015. 13212 SE Eastgate Way Bellevue, WA 98005. For more info visit www.seattlehumane.org.

Feline Fix Day

Take advantage of Seattle Humane's special Feline Fix Day discounts on Wednesday, Feb. 18! For one day only we're offering $15 female cat spay surgeries and $5 male cat neuter surgeries. Use the appropriate link below to make an appointment today - appointments fill up quickly! Income qualifications apply. See income chart or for more information, call (425) 649-7560. $15 Female Cat Spay - Make an Appointment $5 Male Cat Neuter - Make an Appointment. Category: Family. Audience: Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Families. Cost: $5-15. Contact Name: Seattle Humane. Contact Email: marketing@seattlehumane.org. Contact Phone: 425-649-7560. Events Newsletter: Yes. Wednesday, February 18, 2015. 13212 SE Eastgate Way Bellevue, WA 98005. For more info visit www.seattlehumane.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, February 18, 2015, 8:00 AM – 9:30 AM. Master Builders, 335 116th Ave. SE, Bellevue.

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, February 18, 2015, 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM. The Bravern 11111 Ne 8th St Ste 5, Bellevue, WA 98004. For more info visit www.seattlenanny.com.

Happiness Seminar

FREE 60 minute Happiness Seminar. Participants will learn powerful breathing techniques, experience a guided meditation, and light yoga - all of which will leave you recharged and refreshed! The experience of meditation can take us beyond the usual mental stress and emotional agitation to a calm centered place. We explore the delicate art of quietening the mind! This session is open for people with any or no experience of meditation or breathing exercises. MSNBC came to visit ... Workshop Contents: Light yoga Relaxing breathing techniques Guided Meditation Take Home practices for daily use Benefits Reported: Reduced Stress & Increased Productivity Increased Joy & Happiness Enhanced Focus & Concentration Improved Relationships. Category: Arts & Entertainment. Classes & Lectures. Sports & Recreation. Audience: Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Cost: Free. Contact Name: Abhay Murarka. Contact Email: abhay.murarka@artofliving.org. Contact Phone: 206-261-4126. Wednesday, February 18, 2015, 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM. Bellevue Bahai Center. For more info visit www.eventbrite.com.

Obesity and Cancer: The Influence of Weight on Cancer Survivorship

Did you know that obesity is quickly overtaking tobacco as the leading preventable cause of cancer and has also been linked to poorer cancer outcomes, including increased risk of recurrence? Does how much you weigh influence how you might respond to cancer treatments? How does weight influence long term prognosis? Our speaker, Marian Neuhouser, PhD, RD, from the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center and the University of Washington, will explore the importance of weight and cancer survivorship. She will also discuss strategies for healthy eating and physical activity. This lecture is free of charge and open to the public. Please RSVP online https://www.gildasclubseattle.org/activities/GuestEventSignUp.php?event=40193&date=2015-02-19. Category: Classes & Lectures. Audience: Kids. Teens. Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Families. Cost: Free. Contact Name: Krisite Smith. Contact Email: kristiesmith@gildasclubseattle.org. Contact Phone: 206-709-1400. Events Newsletter: Yes. Thursday, February 19, 2015, 6:45 PM – 8:30 PM. Gilda's Club Seattle 1400 Broadway Seattle WA 98122. For more info visit www.gildasclubseattle.org.

New West Guitar Group: Big City

Influenced by jazz, blues, rock, and Americana, the New West Guitar Group has emerged as one of the only musical groups to combine electric and acoustic guitar to perform original compositions and new arrangements of contemporary songs by the Police, Simon and Garfunkel, Joni Mitchell, and more. On a tour of the United States, Japan, Germany, and Canada, this guitar trio brings their new album CD Big City to KPC. Category: Arts & Entertainment. Music. Audience: Kids. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Families. Cost: $25. Contact Name: Kirkland Performance Center. Contact Email: box1@kpcenter.org. Contact Phone: 425-893-9900. Events Newsletter: Yes. Saturday, February 21, 2015, 8:00 PM – 10:00 PM. Kirkland Performance Center 350 Kirkland Ave. Kirkland, WA 98033. For more info visit www.kpcenter.org.

The Art of Parenting

Instructor: Rabbi Elazer Bogomilsky Whether all is going well or you're facing challenges, The Art of Parenting will equip you with insight, skill, and technique to raise self-reliant children. Drawing on three millennia of Jewish wisdom and skillfully crafted into an enthralling exposé addressing the unique situations parents face today, The Art of Parenting will ensure that you have the know-how to navigate challenges, the tools to be effective, and the confidence to know you're doing your best to secure your child's future. Each class is specifically tailored to provide original and engaging content. You can enroll in one class or all six. RSVP: Call 206-FRIENDS (374-3637) or Email rabbi@friendshipcirclewa.org. Category: Classes & Lectures. Contact Email: rabbi@friendshipcirclewa.org. Contact Phone: 206-374-3637. Tuesday, February 24, 2015, 7:30 PM – 9:00 PM. Friendship Circle 2737 77th Ave. SE Suite 101 Mercer Island, WA. For more info visit friendshipcirclewa.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, February 25, 2015, 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM. The Bravern 11111 Ne 8th St Ste 5, Bellevue, WA 98004. For more info visit www.seattlenanny.com.

Happiness Seminar

FREE 60 minute Happiness Seminar. Participants will learn powerful breathing techniques, experience a guided meditation, and light yoga - all of which will leave you recharged and refreshed! The experience of meditation can take us beyond the usual mental stress and emotional agitation to a calm centered place. We explore the delicate art of quietening the mind! This session is open for people with any or no experience of meditation or breathing exercises. MSNBC came to visit ... Workshop Contents: Light yoga Relaxing breathing techniques Guided Meditation Take Home practices for daily use Benefits Reported: Reduced Stress & Increased Productivity Increased Joy & Happiness Enhanced Focus & Concentration Improved Relationships. Category: Arts & Entertainment. Classes & Lectures. Sports & Recreation. Audience: Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Cost: Free. Contact Name: Abhay Murarka. Contact Email: abhay.murarka@artofliving.org. Contact Phone: 206-261-4126. Wednesday, February 25, 2015, 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM. Bellevue Bahai Center. For more info visit www.eventbrite.com.

Jim Brickman: Love Around the Piano

Jim Brickman, the most successful pop pianist touring today, has revolutionized the sound of solo piano. His romantic songs, technical skill, titanic charm, and sincere love for his fans will make for a magical and romantic night at KPC. Join us for his annual Valentine tour: Love Around the Piano. Category: Arts & Entertainment. Music. Audience: Singles. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Cost: $40. Contact Name: Kirkland Performance Center. Contact Email: box1@kpcenter.org. Contact Phone: 425-893-9900. Events Newsletter: Yes. Sunday, March 1, 2015, 3:00 PM – 5:00 PM. Kirkland Performance Center 350 Kirkland Ave. Kirkland, WA 98033. For more info visit www.kpcenter.org.

Jim Brickman: Love Around the Piano

Jim Brickman, the most successful pop pianist touring today, has revolutionized the sound of solo piano. His romantic songs, technical skill, titanic charm, and sincere love for his fans will make for a magical and romantic night at KPC. Join us for his annual Valentine tour: Love Around the Piano. Category: Arts & Entertainment. Music. Audience: Singles. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Cost: $40. Contact Name: Kirkland Performance Center. Contact Email: box1@kpcenter.org. Contact Phone: 425-893-9900. Events Newsletter: Yes. Sunday, March 1, 2015, 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM. Kirkland Performance Center 350 Kirkland Ave. Kirkland, WA 98033. For more info visit www.kpcenter.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, March 4, 2015, 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM. The Bravern 11111 Ne 8th St Ste 5, Bellevue, WA 98004. For more info visit www.seattlenanny.com.

Happiness Seminar

FREE 60 minute Happiness Seminar. Participants will learn powerful breathing techniques, experience a guided meditation, and light yoga - all of which will leave you recharged and refreshed! The experience of meditation can take us beyond the usual mental stress and emotional agitation to a calm centered place. We explore the delicate art of quietening the mind! This session is open for people with any or no experience of meditation or breathing exercises. MSNBC came to visit ... Workshop Contents: Light yoga Relaxing breathing techniques Guided Meditation Take Home practices for daily use Benefits Reported: Reduced Stress & Increased Productivity Increased Joy & Happiness Enhanced Focus & Concentration Improved Relationships. Category: Arts & Entertainment. Classes & Lectures. Sports & Recreation. Audience: Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Cost: Free. Contact Name: Abhay Murarka. Contact Email: abhay.murarka@artofliving.org. Contact Phone: 206-261-4126. Wednesday, March 4, 2015, 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM. Bellevue Bahai Center. For more info visit www.eventbrite.com.

Twisted Flicks: The Fantastic Four

Get ready for a Twisted Flicks take on The Fantastic Four! The never released low-budget 1994 superhero flick features the Marvel characters made famous by Stan Lee: Mr. Fantastic, The Invisible Girl, The Human Torch, The Thing, and Doctor Doom. Jet City Improv’s Twisted Flicks is Seattle’s only live movie re-dubbing show that merges improv comedy with classic B movies for a hilarious cinematic experience like none other. “Part muscle. Part elastic. Part fire. Part invisible. Together, it's clobberin' time!”. Category: Arts & Entertainment. Family. Theater. Audience: Kids. Teens. College Students. Dads. Moms. Families. Cost: $15. Contact Name: Kirkland Performance Center. Contact Email: box1@kpcenter.org. Contact Phone: 425-893-9900. Events Newsletter: Yes. Friday, March 6, 2015, 8:00 PM – 10:00 PM. Kirkland Performance Center 350 Kirkland Ave. Kirkland, WA 98033. For more info visit www.kpcenter.org.

Doktor Kaboom!: It's Just Rocket Science

It's everyone’s favorite mad scientist, Doktor Kaboom! Blending theatre with the wonders of scientific exploration, Doktor Kaboom! brings his passions for comedy and science to educate and excite audiences with spectacular feats of physics and chemistry. Bring your kids to experience the scientific side of KPC. Category: Arts & Entertainment. Family. Audience: Kids. Teens. Dads. Moms. Families. Cost: $20, $15. Contact Name: Kirkland Performance Center. Contact Email: box1@kpcenter.org. Contact Phone: 425-893-9900. Saturday, March 7, 2015, 11:00 AM – 1:00 PM. Kirkland Performance Center 350 Kirkland Ave. Kirkland, WA 98033. For more info visit www.kpcenter.org.

Doktor Kaboom!: It's Just Rocket Science

It's everyone’s favorite mad scientist, Doktor Kaboom! Blending theatre with the wonders of scientific exploration, Doktor Kaboom! brings his passions for comedy and science to educate and excite audiences with spectacular feats of physics and chemistry. Bring your kids to experience the scientific side of KPC. Category: Arts & Entertainment. Family. Audience: Kids. Teens. Dads. Moms. Families. Cost: $20, $15. Contact Name: Kirkland Performance Center. Contact Email: box1@kpcenter.org. Contact Phone: 425-893-9900. Saturday, March 7, 2015, 3:00 PM – 5:00 PM. Kirkland Performance Center 350 Kirkland Ave. Kirkland, WA 98033. For more info visit www.kpcenter.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, March 11, 2015, 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM. The Bravern 11111 Ne 8th St Ste 5, Bellevue, WA 98004. For more info visit www.seattlenanny.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, March 11, 2015, 1:30 PM – 3:00 PM. St. Andrews Lutheran Church, 2650 148th Ave. SE, Room 1E2, Bellevue, WA 98007. For more info visit www.alzwa.org.

Happiness Seminar

FREE 60 minute Happiness Seminar. Participants will learn powerful breathing techniques, experience a guided meditation, and light yoga - all of which will leave you recharged and refreshed! The experience of meditation can take us beyond the usual mental stress and emotional agitation to a calm centered place. We explore the delicate art of quietening the mind! This session is open for people with any or no experience of meditation or breathing exercises. MSNBC came to visit ... Workshop Contents: Light yoga Relaxing breathing techniques Guided Meditation Take Home practices for daily use Benefits Reported: Reduced Stress & Increased Productivity Increased Joy & Happiness Enhanced Focus & Concentration Improved Relationships. Category: Arts & Entertainment. Classes & Lectures. Sports & Recreation. Audience: Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Cost: Free. Contact Name: Abhay Murarka. Contact Email: abhay.murarka@artofliving.org. Contact Phone: 206-261-4126. Wednesday, March 11, 2015, 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM. Bellevue Bahai Center. For more info visit www.eventbrite.com.

Growing and Caring for Roses In Puget Sound

Now is the time to plant roses. Selecting the proper varieties is very important with roses, as they are subject to many diseases. Lonnie will help you select the best varieties. The first step is finding the right location for the plant. Selecting resistant varieties is the next step in healthy rose growing. Lonnie will discuss the selecting, planting and care of your rose plants. If you don’t want to go through the fuss of caring for some of the hybrid types of roses, you will also learn about the old fashion ones and the newer shrub varieties which are hardier and need less care. Category: Classes & Lectures. Audience: Teens. Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Cost: Free. Contact Name: Mary Osborne. Contact Email: rosborne60@aol.com. Contact Phone: 425-485-4942. Saturday, March 14, 2015, 10:30 AM. Master Gardener's Urban Demonstration Garden 15500 SE 16th St. Bellevue, WA 98007. For more info visit www.mgfkc.org.

Geoffrey Castle's St Patrick's Celebration

Geoffrey Castle's 10th Anniversary concert at KPC! Geoffrey Castle brings the electric, six-string violin front and center with his unique showmanship and character. A soloist and bandleader with numerous critically-acclaimed singles of his own, this violinist will help you experience Irish music on St. Patrick’s Day as never before. Get your Irish on with his All-Star Band, special guests, and more. Slainte! Category: Arts & Entertainment. Holiday. Music. Audience: Kids. Teens. Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Families. Cost: $25, $20, $15. Contact Name: Kirkland Performance Center. Contact Email: box1@kpcenter.org. Contact Phone: 425-893-9900. Events Newsletter: Yes. Saturday, March 14, 2015, 8:00 PM – 10:00 PM. Kirkland Performance Center 350 Kirkland Ave. Kirkland, WA 98033. For more info visit www.kpcenter.org.

Jim French's Imagination Theater

Mystery, drama, and laughter abound in America's leading radio drama series regularly featuring Private Detective Harry Nile and tales of Sherlock Holmes by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle. Recorded live at KPC five times a year. Come to KPC for the 1,000th Imagination Theater show! Category: Arts & Entertainment. Theater. Audience: Seniors. Families. Cost: $12. Contact Name: Kirkland Performance Center. Contact Email: box1@kpcenter.org. Contact Phone: 425-893-9900. Monday, March 16, 2015, 7:30 PM – 9:30 PM. Kirkland Performance Center 350 Kirkland Ave. Kirkland, WA 98033. For more info visit www.kpcenter.org.

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, March 17, 2015, 1:00 PM – 2:30 PM. Lake Washington United Methodist Church, Multipurpose Room, 7525 132nd Ave. NE, Kirkland, WA 98033. For more info visit www.alzwa.org.

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, March 18, 2015, 8:00 AM – 9:30 AM. Master Builders, 335 116th Ave. SE, Bellevue.

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, March 18, 2015, 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM. The Bravern 11111 Ne 8th St Ste 5, Bellevue, WA 98004. For more info visit www.seattlenanny.com.

Happiness Seminar

FREE 60 minute Happiness Seminar. Participants will learn powerful breathing techniques, experience a guided meditation, and light yoga - all of which will leave you recharged and refreshed! The experience of meditation can take us beyond the usual mental stress and emotional agitation to a calm centered place. We explore the delicate art of quietening the mind! This session is open for people with any or no experience of meditation or breathing exercises. MSNBC came to visit ... Workshop Contents: Light yoga Relaxing breathing techniques Guided Meditation Take Home practices for daily use Benefits Reported: Reduced Stress & Increased Productivity Increased Joy & Happiness Enhanced Focus & Concentration Improved Relationships. Category: Arts & Entertainment. Classes & Lectures. Sports & Recreation. Audience: Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Cost: Free. Contact Name: Abhay Murarka. Contact Email: abhay.murarka@artofliving.org. Contact Phone: 206-261-4126. Wednesday, March 18, 2015, 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM. Bellevue Bahai Center. For more info visit www.eventbrite.com.

Altan

No Irish traditional band in the last dozen years has had a wider impact on audiences and music lovers throughout the world than Altan. With founding member Mairéad Ní Mhaonaigh at the helm for nearly 30 years, Altan has existed as one of the most important live acts to play traditional Irish music in Ireland and on the world stage. Category: Arts & Entertainment. Music. Audience: Kids. Teens. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Families. Cost: $30. Contact Name: Kirkland Performance Center. Contact Email: box1@kpcenter.org. Contact Phone: 425-893-9900. Friday, March 20, 2015, 7:30 PM – 9:30 PM. Kirkland Performance Center 350 Kirkland Ave. Kirkland, WA 98033. For more info visit www.kpcenter.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, March 25, 2015, 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM. The Bravern 11111 Ne 8th St Ste 5, Bellevue, WA 98004. For more info visit www.seattlenanny.com.

Happiness Seminar

FREE 60 minute Happiness Seminar. Participants will learn powerful breathing techniques, experience a guided meditation, and light yoga - all of which will leave you recharged and refreshed! The experience of meditation can take us beyond the usual mental stress and emotional agitation to a calm centered place. We explore the delicate art of quietening the mind! This session is open for people with any or no experience of meditation or breathing exercises. MSNBC came to visit ... Workshop Contents: Light yoga Relaxing breathing techniques Guided Meditation Take Home practices for daily use Benefits Reported: Reduced Stress & Increased Productivity Increased Joy & Happiness Enhanced Focus & Concentration Improved Relationships. Category: Arts & Entertainment. Classes & Lectures. Sports & Recreation. Audience: Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Cost: Free. Contact Name: Abhay Murarka. Contact Email: abhay.murarka@artofliving.org. Contact Phone: 206-261-4126. Wednesday, March 25, 2015, 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM. Bellevue Bahai Center. For more info visit www.eventbrite.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, April 1, 2015, 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM. The Bravern 11111 Ne 8th St Ste 5, Bellevue, WA 98004. For more info visit www.seattlenanny.com.

Happiness Seminar

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

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, April 8, 2015, 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM. The Bravern 11111 Ne 8th St Ste 5, Bellevue, WA 98004. For more info visit www.seattlenanny.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, April 8, 2015, 1:30 PM – 3:00 PM. St. Andrews Lutheran Church, 2650 148th Ave. SE, Room 1E2, Bellevue, WA 98007. For more info visit www.alzwa.org.

Happiness Seminar

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

Eastside Transportation Association meeting

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

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, April 15, 2015, 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM. The Bravern 11111 Ne 8th St Ste 5, Bellevue, WA 98004. For more info visit www.seattlenanny.com.

Happiness Seminar

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

Alzheimer's Association Kirkland Caregiver Support Group

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

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, April 22, 2015, 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM. The Bravern 11111 Ne 8th St Ste 5, Bellevue, WA 98004. For more info visit www.seattlenanny.com.

Happiness Seminar

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