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Mercer Island Visual Arts League Holiday Art Show

MIVAL once again creates their Annual Holiday Art Show presenting 30+ local artists of all mediums. Their artwork will adorn the walls and interior of the MI Community and Events Center Nov. 3rd to Dec. 19th 2014 Event and Artist Opening and Awards, Nov. 13th, 6pm. Join us - Meet - Shop - Eat- Enjoy. Category: Arts & Entertainment. Benefit. 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. Monday, November 24, 2014. Mercer Island Community and Event Center.

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 24, 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 24, 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 24, 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 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.

Mercer Island Visual Arts League Holiday Art Show

MIVAL once again creates their Annual Holiday Art Show presenting 30+ local artists of all mediums. Their artwork will adorn the walls and interior of the MI Community and Events Center Nov. 3rd to Dec. 19th 2014 Event and Artist Opening and Awards, Nov. 13th, 6pm. Join us - Meet - Shop - Eat- Enjoy. Category: Arts & Entertainment. Benefit. 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. Tuesday, November 25, 2014. Mercer Island Community and Event Center.

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.

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 25, 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 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.

Premera Blue Cross Medicare Advantage Plans Annual Enrollment Seminar

Premera Blue Cross will be hosting dozens of benefit seminars near you during the Medicare annual open enrollment period (October 15 – December 7). For more information about a Premera Blue Cross Medicare Advantage plan or to find a seminar near you, please visit premera.com/ma. Category: Organizations. Audience: Seniors. Cost: Free. Tuesday, November 25, 2014, 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM. Mercer Island Community & Event Center 8236 SE 24th Street Room 101. For more info visit www.premera.com.

How Happiness Thinks

JLI's new course, How Happiness Thinks, is much more than a tool to boost your happiness. It is an exciting journey into your own mind and psyche. Drawing on classical Jewish and mystical teachings, this course will present you with a deeper understanding of yourself, and help you flourish by suggesting practical advice which, when implemented, will radically enhance the happiness quotient of your life. Category: Classes & Lectures. Faith. Audience: Singles. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Cost: $75 for six week course (includes textbook). Contact Name: Rabbi Elazar Bogomilsky. Contact Email: rabbi@friendshipcirclewa.org. Contact Phone: 206-374-3637. Tuesday, November 25, 2014, 7:30 PM – 9:00 PM. The Friendship Circle HQ 2737 77th Ave SE Suite 101 Mercer Island.

Mercer Island Visual Arts League Holiday Art Show

MIVAL once again creates their Annual Holiday Art Show presenting 30+ local artists of all mediums. Their artwork will adorn the walls and interior of the MI Community and Events Center Nov. 3rd to Dec. 19th 2014 Event and Artist Opening and Awards, Nov. 13th, 6pm. Join us - Meet - Shop - Eat- Enjoy. Category: Arts & Entertainment. Benefit. 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. Wednesday, November 26, 2014. Mercer Island Community and Event Center.

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.

Lego Club

Family program, all ages welcome with adult. The library will provide the LEGOs, you provide the fun! Build, create and share with other LEGO lovers. Category: Arts & Entertainment. Audience: Kids. Families. Contact Email: crintern@kcls.org. Contact Phone: 425.450.1765. Wednesday, November 26, 2014, 1:30 PM. Bellevue Library 1111 110th Avenue NE Bellevue, WA 98004.

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 26, 2014, 3:30 PM – 4:30 PM. SJCC Mercer Island 3801 East Mercer Way Mercer Island, WA 98040. For more info visit sjcc.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, November 26, 2014, 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM. Bellevue Bahai Center. For more info visit www.eventbrite.com.

Mercer Island Visual Arts League Holiday Art Show

MIVAL once again creates their Annual Holiday Art Show presenting 30+ local artists of all mediums. Their artwork will adorn the walls and interior of the MI Community and Events Center Nov. 3rd to Dec. 19th 2014 Event and Artist Opening and Awards, Nov. 13th, 6pm. Join us - Meet - Shop - Eat- Enjoy. Category: Arts & Entertainment. Benefit. 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 27, 2014. Mercer Island Community and Event Center.

Thanksgiving 1/2 Marathon Fun Run

Mercer Island Thanksgiving Half Marathon Fun Run Thanksgiving has always been our favorite holiday. It is about giving thanks for all that we have and spending time with family. For the past decade it has also meant a run around the island. That’s right, for the past decade or so, a handful of us get together Thanksgiving morning and run a half marathon for fun. Last year we made it a fund raiser and earned $300, for Mercer Island Youth and Family Services. This year we want to make it bigger and have set a goal of earning $500 in support of Mercer Island Youth and Families Services. Stu, Dave, Chris and Kevin want to invite anyone up for a 13 mile run to join us at Mercerwood Shore Club at 7:30 AM, Thanksgiving morning. FAQ Is there an entry fee? No. But we ask that you make a donation to Mercer Island Youth and Families Services to help make Thanksgiving special for families who continue to struggle financially. Sari Weiss Sari.Weiss@mercergov.org of MIYFS suggests: “It would be most helpful if we recei… Category: Charitable. Holiday. Sports & Recreation. Audience: Kids. Teens. Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Families. Cost: Free though donation to MIYFS requested. Contact Name: Kevin Larkin. Contact Email: KevinLa@microsoft.com. Thursday, November 27, 2014, 7:30 AM – 9:30 AM. Starts at Mercerwood Shore Club. For more info visit www.facebook.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.

Mercer Island Visual Arts League Holiday Art Show

MIVAL once again creates their Annual Holiday Art Show presenting 30+ local artists of all mediums. Their artwork will adorn the walls and interior of the MI Community and Events Center Nov. 3rd to Dec. 19th 2014 Event and Artist Opening and Awards, Nov. 13th, 6pm. Join us - Meet - Shop - Eat- Enjoy. Category: Arts & Entertainment. Benefit. 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. Friday, November 28, 2014. Mercer Island Community and Event Center.

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 28, 2014, 9:45 AM – 10:30 AM. 3801 East Mercer Way Mercer Island, WA 98040. For more info visit sjcc.org.

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.

Mercer Island Visual Arts League Holiday Art Show

MIVAL once again creates their Annual Holiday Art Show presenting 30+ local artists of all mediums. Their artwork will adorn the walls and interior of the MI Community and Events Center Nov. 3rd to Dec. 19th 2014 Event and Artist Opening and Awards, Nov. 13th, 6pm. Join us - Meet - Shop - Eat- Enjoy. Category: Arts & Entertainment. Benefit. 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. Saturday, November 29, 2014. Mercer Island Community and Event Center.

'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.

Garden d' Lights

Brought to you by the Bellevue Botanical Garden Society and Bellevue Parks and Community Services, Garden d’Lights features thousands of lights which transform the Garden into a blossoming winter wonderland. Garden d’Lights runs from Saturday, November 29, 2014 through Saturday, January 3, 2015 every evening from 4:30 – 9:30 pm (last entry at 9:00 pm). Please note that the hours have changed slightly. To avoid long lines and crowds, it is more important than ever to visit early in the season, early in the week, and early in the evening. This year we celebrate the opening of the beautiful new Visitor Center complex AND the 20th Anniversary of Garden d’Lights! There will be new displays and a longer route through the garden. A shorter route is marked for those with limited mobility. Be sure to visit the brand new Trillium Store to pick up a gift or two on your visit. You’ll be dazzled by all of the gorgeous offerings. The store will be open every evening from 4:30 – 9:30 pm; additional hours on Saturdays… Category: Arts & Entertainment. Family. Holiday. Outdoor. Audience: Kids. Teens. Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Families. Cost: $5 per person, children 10 and under are free. Contact Name: Lisa Scott. Contact Email: lscott@bellevuewa.gov. Contact Phone: 425-452-6826. Events Newsletter: Yes. Saturday, November 29, 2014, 4:30 PM – 9:30 PM. Bellevue Botanical Garden 12001 Main Street Bellevue, WA 98005.

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.

Mercer Island Visual Arts League Holiday Art Show

MIVAL once again creates their Annual Holiday Art Show presenting 30+ local artists of all mediums. Their artwork will adorn the walls and interior of the MI Community and Events Center Nov. 3rd to Dec. 19th 2014 Event and Artist Opening and Awards, Nov. 13th, 6pm. Join us - Meet - Shop - Eat- Enjoy. Category: Arts & Entertainment. Benefit. 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. Sunday, November 30, 2014. Mercer Island Community and Event Center.

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.

Garden d' Lights

Brought to you by the Bellevue Botanical Garden Society and Bellevue Parks and Community Services, Garden d’Lights features thousands of lights which transform the Garden into a blossoming winter wonderland. Garden d’Lights runs from Saturday, November 29, 2014 through Saturday, January 3, 2015 every evening from 4:30 – 9:30 pm (last entry at 9:00 pm). Please note that the hours have changed slightly. To avoid long lines and crowds, it is more important than ever to visit early in the season, early in the week, and early in the evening. This year we celebrate the opening of the beautiful new Visitor Center complex AND the 20th Anniversary of Garden d’Lights! There will be new displays and a longer route through the garden. A shorter route is marked for those with limited mobility. Be sure to visit the brand new Trillium Store to pick up a gift or two on your visit. You’ll be dazzled by all of the gorgeous offerings. The store will be open every evening from 4:30 – 9:30 pm; additional hours on Saturdays… Category: Arts & Entertainment. Family. Holiday. Outdoor. Audience: Kids. Teens. Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Families. Cost: $5 per person, children 10 and under are free. Contact Name: Lisa Scott. Contact Email: lscott@bellevuewa.gov. Contact Phone: 425-452-6826. Events Newsletter: Yes. Sunday, November 30, 2014, 4:30 PM – 9:30 PM. Bellevue Botanical Garden 12001 Main Street Bellevue, WA 98005.

Mercer Island Visual Arts League Holiday Art Show

MIVAL once again creates their Annual Holiday Art Show presenting 30+ local artists of all mediums. Their artwork will adorn the walls and interior of the MI Community and Events Center Nov. 3rd to Dec. 19th 2014 Event and Artist Opening and Awards, Nov. 13th, 6pm. Join us - Meet - Shop - Eat- Enjoy. Category: Arts & Entertainment. Benefit. 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. Monday, December 1, 2014. Mercer Island Community and Event Center.

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, December 1, 2014, 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, December 1, 2014, 11:15 AM – 12:30 PM. 3801 East Mercer Way Mercer Island, WA 98040. For more info visit sjcc.org.

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.

Garden d' Lights

Brought to you by the Bellevue Botanical Garden Society and Bellevue Parks and Community Services, Garden d’Lights features thousands of lights which transform the Garden into a blossoming winter wonderland. Garden d’Lights runs from Saturday, November 29, 2014 through Saturday, January 3, 2015 every evening from 4:30 – 9:30 pm (last entry at 9:00 pm). Please note that the hours have changed slightly. To avoid long lines and crowds, it is more important than ever to visit early in the season, early in the week, and early in the evening. This year we celebrate the opening of the beautiful new Visitor Center complex AND the 20th Anniversary of Garden d’Lights! There will be new displays and a longer route through the garden. A shorter route is marked for those with limited mobility. Be sure to visit the brand new Trillium Store to pick up a gift or two on your visit. You’ll be dazzled by all of the gorgeous offerings. The store will be open every evening from 4:30 – 9:30 pm; additional hours on Saturdays… Category: Arts & Entertainment. Family. Holiday. Outdoor. Audience: Kids. Teens. Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Families. Cost: $5 per person, children 10 and under are free. Contact Name: Lisa Scott. Contact Email: lscott@bellevuewa.gov. Contact Phone: 425-452-6826. Events Newsletter: Yes. Monday, December 1, 2014, 4:30 PM – 9:30 PM. Bellevue Botanical Garden 12001 Main Street Bellevue, WA 98005.

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.

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. Tuesday, December 2, 2014. King County Library System.

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

Since 1991, these popular classes have brought families together to learn about parenting and celebrate babies. Weekly classes include research-based parenting topics and time for questions and answers. Topics include sleep, feeding, couple relationships, post-partum adjustment, calming and soothing tips, infant development and more. Classes are facilitated by trained parenting and lactation educators. Guest speakers feature subjects ranging from postpartum exercise and fitness to the importance of play and learning. Bring your baby and come to class as soon as you can! To register, call 425.899.3000 (no online registration). Category: Classes & Lectures. Family. Audience: Dads. Moms. Families. Cost: $97 each series. Contact Name: EvergreenHealth. Contact Phone: 425.899.3000. Events Newsletter: Yes. Tuesday, December 2, 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, December 2, 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, December 2, 2014, 10:00 AM – 11:30 AM. 3801 East Mercer Way Mercer Island, WA 98040. For more info visit sjcc.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, December 2, 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, December 2, 2014, 1:00 PM – 2:30 PM. Emerald Heights 10901 176th Circle NE Redmond, WA 98052.

Garden d' Lights

Brought to you by the Bellevue Botanical Garden Society and Bellevue Parks and Community Services, Garden d’Lights features thousands of lights which transform the Garden into a blossoming winter wonderland. Garden d’Lights runs from Saturday, November 29, 2014 through Saturday, January 3, 2015 every evening from 4:30 – 9:30 pm (last entry at 9:00 pm). Please note that the hours have changed slightly. To avoid long lines and crowds, it is more important than ever to visit early in the season, early in the week, and early in the evening. This year we celebrate the opening of the beautiful new Visitor Center complex AND the 20th Anniversary of Garden d’Lights! There will be new displays and a longer route through the garden. A shorter route is marked for those with limited mobility. Be sure to visit the brand new Trillium Store to pick up a gift or two on your visit. You’ll be dazzled by all of the gorgeous offerings. The store will be open every evening from 4:30 – 9:30 pm; additional hours on Saturdays… Category: Arts & Entertainment. Family. Holiday. Outdoor. Audience: Kids. Teens. Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Families. Cost: $5 per person, children 10 and under are free. Contact Name: Lisa Scott. Contact Email: lscott@bellevuewa.gov. Contact Phone: 425-452-6826. Events Newsletter: Yes. Tuesday, December 2, 2014, 4:30 PM – 9:30 PM. Bellevue Botanical Garden 12001 Main Street Bellevue, WA 98005.

How Happiness Thinks

JLI's new course, How Happiness Thinks, is much more than a tool to boost your happiness. It is an exciting journey into your own mind and psyche. Drawing on classical Jewish and mystical teachings, this course will present you with a deeper understanding of yourself, and help you flourish by suggesting practical advice which, when implemented, will radically enhance the happiness quotient of your life. Category: Classes & Lectures. Faith. Audience: Singles. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Cost: $75 for six week course (includes textbook). Contact Name: Rabbi Elazar Bogomilsky. Contact Email: rabbi@friendshipcirclewa.org. Contact Phone: 206-374-3637. Tuesday, December 2, 2014, 7:30 PM – 9:00 PM. The Friendship Circle HQ 2737 77th Ave SE Suite 101 Mercer Island.

Mercer Island Visual Arts League Holiday Art Show

MIVAL once again creates their Annual Holiday Art Show presenting 30+ local artists of all mediums. Their artwork will adorn the walls and interior of the MI Community and Events Center Nov. 3rd to Dec. 19th 2014 Event and Artist Opening and Awards, Nov. 13th, 6pm. Join us - Meet - Shop - Eat- Enjoy. Category: Arts & Entertainment. Benefit. 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. Wednesday, December 3, 2014. Mercer Island Community and Event Center.

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

Since 1991, these popular classes have brought families together to learn about parenting and celebrate babies. Weekly classes include research-based parenting topics and time for questions and answers. Topics include sleep, feeding, couple relationships, post-partum adjustment, calming and soothing tips, infant development and more. Classes are facilitated by trained parenting and lactation educators. Guest speakers feature subjects ranging from postpartum exercise and fitness to the importance of play and learning. Bring your baby and come to class as soon as you can! To register, call 425.899.3000 (no online registration). Category: Classes & Lectures. Family. Audience: Dads. Moms. Families. Cost: $97 each series. Contact Name: EvergreenHealth. Contact Phone: 425.899.3000. Events Newsletter: Yes. Wednesday, December 3, 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, December 3, 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, December 3, 2014, 12:30 PM – 2:30 PM. EvergreenHealth Medical Center, 12040 NE 128th Street, Kirkland, WA 98034. For more info visit www.evergreenhealth.com.

Lighten Up and Learn at the Library

For 5th grade and older. Come to the large meeting room and find out what we're doing this month! Create your own computer keyboard with MaKey MaKey kits, or get a chance to tinker and invent! Check it out! Category: Arts & Entertainment. Audience: Kids. Families. Contact Email: crintern@kcls.org. Contact Phone: 206.236.3537. Wednesday, December 3, 2014, 2:30 PM. Mercer Island Library 4400 88th Avenue SE Mercer Island, WA 98040.

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, December 3, 2014, 3:30 PM – 4:30 PM. SJCC Mercer Island 3801 East Mercer Way Mercer Island, WA 98040. For more info visit sjcc.org.

Garden d' Lights

Brought to you by the Bellevue Botanical Garden Society and Bellevue Parks and Community Services, Garden d’Lights features thousands of lights which transform the Garden into a blossoming winter wonderland. Garden d’Lights runs from Saturday, November 29, 2014 through Saturday, January 3, 2015 every evening from 4:30 – 9:30 pm (last entry at 9:00 pm). Please note that the hours have changed slightly. To avoid long lines and crowds, it is more important than ever to visit early in the season, early in the week, and early in the evening. This year we celebrate the opening of the beautiful new Visitor Center complex AND the 20th Anniversary of Garden d’Lights! There will be new displays and a longer route through the garden. A shorter route is marked for those with limited mobility. Be sure to visit the brand new Trillium Store to pick up a gift or two on your visit. You’ll be dazzled by all of the gorgeous offerings. The store will be open every evening from 4:30 – 9:30 pm; additional hours on Saturdays… Category: Arts & Entertainment. Family. Holiday. Outdoor. Audience: Kids. Teens. Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Families. Cost: $5 per person, children 10 and under are free. Contact Name: Lisa Scott. Contact Email: lscott@bellevuewa.gov. Contact Phone: 425-452-6826. Events Newsletter: Yes. Wednesday, December 3, 2014, 4:30 PM – 9:30 PM. Bellevue Botanical Garden 12001 Main Street Bellevue, WA 98005.

Happiness Seminar

FREE 60 minute Happiness Seminar. Participants will learn powerful breathing techniques, experience a guided meditation, and light yoga - all of which will leave you recharged and refreshed! The experience of meditation can take us beyond the usual mental stress and emotional agitation to a calm centered place. We explore the delicate art of quietening the mind! This session is open for people with any or no experience of meditation or breathing exercises. MSNBC came to visit ... Workshop Contents: Light yoga Relaxing breathing techniques Guided Meditation Take Home practices for daily use Benefits Reported: Reduced Stress & Increased Productivity Increased Joy & Happiness Enhanced Focus & Concentration Improved Relationships. Category: Arts & Entertainment. Classes & Lectures. Sports & Recreation. Audience: Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Cost: Free. Contact Name: Abhay Murarka. Contact Email: abhay.murarka@artofliving.org. Contact Phone: 206-261-4126. Wednesday, December 3, 2014, 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM. Bellevue Bahai Center. For more info visit www.eventbrite.com.

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, December 4, 2014, 12:00 PM – 1:30 PM. 4400 86th Ave Mercer Island, WA.

Garden d' Lights

Brought to you by the Bellevue Botanical Garden Society and Bellevue Parks and Community Services, Garden d’Lights features thousands of lights which transform the Garden into a blossoming winter wonderland. Garden d’Lights runs from Saturday, November 29, 2014 through Saturday, January 3, 2015 every evening from 4:30 – 9:30 pm (last entry at 9:00 pm). Please note that the hours have changed slightly. To avoid long lines and crowds, it is more important than ever to visit early in the season, early in the week, and early in the evening. This year we celebrate the opening of the beautiful new Visitor Center complex AND the 20th Anniversary of Garden d’Lights! There will be new displays and a longer route through the garden. A shorter route is marked for those with limited mobility. Be sure to visit the brand new Trillium Store to pick up a gift or two on your visit. You’ll be dazzled by all of the gorgeous offerings. The store will be open every evening from 4:30 – 9:30 pm; additional hours on Saturdays… Category: Arts & Entertainment. Family. Holiday. Outdoor. Audience: Kids. Teens. Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Families. Cost: $5 per person, children 10 and under are free. Contact Name: Lisa Scott. Contact Email: lscott@bellevuewa.gov. Contact Phone: 425-452-6826. Events Newsletter: Yes. Thursday, December 4, 2014, 4:30 PM – 9:30 PM. Bellevue Botanical Garden 12001 Main Street Bellevue, WA 98005.

St. Monica Middle School Information Night

Parents & guardians of prospective new 6th, 7th and 8th grade students are invited to join us for a Middle School Information Night. We will begin promptly at 7PM with an overview of our STEM + the Arts and Curriculum. St. Monica Parish School considers it a privilege to partner with parents in the education of the whole child. If you are unable to attend the Middle School Information Night, please call 206-232-5432 x174 to schedule a campus tour. Tours during school hours are offered by appointment only. Category: Faith. Family. Schools. Audience: Dads. Moms. Families. Cost: Free. Contact Name: Jamie North. Contact Email: jnorth@stmonicasea.org. Contact Phone: 206-232-5432 X174. Thursday, December 4, 2014, 7:00 PM – 8:00 PM. St. Monica School - Science Lab 4320 87th Ave SE Mercer Island, WA 98040. For more info visit www.stmonicasea.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, December 5, 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, December 5, 2014, 9:45 AM – 10:30 AM. 3801 East Mercer Way Mercer Island, WA 98040. For more info visit sjcc.org.

TELOS Open House

Open House to find out about TELOS classes for retirees at Bellevue College. Classes in Art, Literature, History, Current Events, and more. All classes are taught in a relaxed, non-graded atmosphere. Classes meet once a week. Category: Classes & Lectures. Audience: Seniors. Cost: 0. Contact Name: Angela Young. Contact Email: angela.young@bellevuecollege.edu. Contact Phone: 425-564-4007. Friday, December 5, 2014, 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM. Bellevue College North Campus 14673 NE 29th Place Bellevue, WA 98007. For more info visit www.bellevuecollege.edu.

Garden d' Lights

Brought to you by the Bellevue Botanical Garden Society and Bellevue Parks and Community Services, Garden d’Lights features thousands of lights which transform the Garden into a blossoming winter wonderland. Garden d’Lights runs from Saturday, November 29, 2014 through Saturday, January 3, 2015 every evening from 4:30 – 9:30 pm (last entry at 9:00 pm). Please note that the hours have changed slightly. To avoid long lines and crowds, it is more important than ever to visit early in the season, early in the week, and early in the evening. This year we celebrate the opening of the beautiful new Visitor Center complex AND the 20th Anniversary of Garden d’Lights! There will be new displays and a longer route through the garden. A shorter route is marked for those with limited mobility. Be sure to visit the brand new Trillium Store to pick up a gift or two on your visit. You’ll be dazzled by all of the gorgeous offerings. The store will be open every evening from 4:30 – 9:30 pm; additional hours on Saturdays… Category: Arts & Entertainment. Family. Holiday. Outdoor. Audience: Kids. Teens. Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Families. Cost: $5 per person, children 10 and under are free. Contact Name: Lisa Scott. Contact Email: lscott@bellevuewa.gov. Contact Phone: 425-452-6826. Events Newsletter: Yes. Friday, December 5, 2014, 4:30 PM – 9:30 PM. Bellevue Botanical Garden 12001 Main Street Bellevue, WA 98005.

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, December 6, 2014, 12:00 PM – 5:00 PM. 13018 Lake Kathleen Road SE Renton, WA 98059.

Emerald Ballet Theater presents the Nutcracker

Emerald Ballet Theatre returns to the North Shore for their eighth annual production of "The Nutcracker" with the Rainier Symphony Ballet Orchestra. This full-length production features lavish sets, custom costumes, professional dancers, charming youth performers and the only live orchestra on the Eastside. BACK BY POPULAR DEMAND: Scout troops and other non-profit children's groups are invited to attend our dress rehearsal on Saturday, December 6 at 10:00 a.m. Tickets are only $12 each (minimum order: 6 tickets), and must be purchased through EBT by December 1. A festive and affordable introduction to live theatre and the world of ballet! Please note that parking at the Northshore Performing Arts Center is ample and free. Category: Arts & Entertainment. Family. Holiday. Theater. Audience: Kids. Teens. Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Families. Cost: Adults $35, Seniors $31.50, Youth $20. Contact Name: Emerald Ballet Theater. Contact Phone: 425-883-3405. Saturday, December 6, 2014, 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM. Northshore Performing Arts Center 18125 92nd Ave. NE Bothell, WA 98011. For more info visit www.npacf.org.

Holiday Magic Show

Presented by Jeff Evans. Ages 5 and older with adult. Celebrate the holidays with a special show that features wacky inventions, amazing toys and magical mayhem. Free tickets distributed at Information Desk, 10am on day of the program. Category: Arts & Entertainment. Audience: Kids. Families. Contact Email: crintern@kcls.org. Contact Phone: 206.236.3537. Saturday, December 6, 2014, 2:00 PM. Mercer Island Library 4400 88th Avenue SE Mercer Island, WA 98040.

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. Family. 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, December 6, 2014, 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM. Stroum Jewish Community Center. For more info visit sjcc.org.

Garden d' Lights

Brought to you by the Bellevue Botanical Garden Society and Bellevue Parks and Community Services, Garden d’Lights features thousands of lights which transform the Garden into a blossoming winter wonderland. Garden d’Lights runs from Saturday, November 29, 2014 through Saturday, January 3, 2015 every evening from 4:30 – 9:30 pm (last entry at 9:00 pm). Please note that the hours have changed slightly. To avoid long lines and crowds, it is more important than ever to visit early in the season, early in the week, and early in the evening. This year we celebrate the opening of the beautiful new Visitor Center complex AND the 20th Anniversary of Garden d’Lights! There will be new displays and a longer route through the garden. A shorter route is marked for those with limited mobility. Be sure to visit the brand new Trillium Store to pick up a gift or two on your visit. You’ll be dazzled by all of the gorgeous offerings. The store will be open every evening from 4:30 – 9:30 pm; additional hours on Saturdays… Category: Arts & Entertainment. Family. Holiday. Outdoor. Audience: Kids. Teens. Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Families. Cost: $5 per person, children 10 and under are free. Contact Name: Lisa Scott. Contact Email: lscott@bellevuewa.gov. Contact Phone: 425-452-6826. Events Newsletter: Yes. Saturday, December 6, 2014, 4:30 PM – 9:30 PM. Bellevue Botanical Garden 12001 Main Street Bellevue, WA 98005.

Mercer Island Parks & Recreation Parent's Night Out: Drop, Shop & Dine!

Plan an evening out to shop & dine, and bring the kids to us, for fun & games, a movie, snacks and Santa! Register now! Go to www.myparksandrecreation.com or call 206-275-7609. Course #14831. Category: Family. Holiday. Audience: Kids. Cost: $25 first child $12 each additional child. Contact Name: Katie Herzog. Contact Email: katie.herzog@mercergov.org. Contact Phone: 206-275-7609. Saturday, December 6, 2014, 5:00 PM – 9:00 PM. Mercer Island Community & Event Center 8236 SE 24th St. Mercer Island, WA 98040. For more info visit www.mercergov.org.

Film and Concert: "Flory's Flame" and Legacy

Keeper of the flame of Sephardic music, songbird Flory Jagoda takes audiences on a spellbinding, magical journey through songs and storytelling. Born in Sarajevo, Bosnia, Jagoda blends Ladino, her mother tongue, with Balkan cultural traditions. The program kicks off with a film premiere of “Flory’s Flame,” a new documentary that weaves Jagoda’s life story. It traces her family’s Spanish Jewish roots from the Inquisition to the former Yugoslavia and culminates in a concert at the Library of Congress and her life’s work bringing this rich cultural heritage to international audiences. The film directors will attend. For the concert, Jagoda is joined by hand-picked musicians: family, apprentices, and students steeped in the rich sounds of Sephardic traditions. Co-presented by the Sephardic Studies Program of the Stroum Center for Jewish Studies at the University of Washington for International Ladino Day. advance tickets: members/students/youths/seniors: $25 guests: $30 at the door: $35 Doors open 30 minu… Category: Arts & Entertainment. Music. Audience: Teens. Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Families. Cost: $25-30. Contact Name: Pamela Lavitt. Contact Email: PamelaL@sjcc.org. Contact Phone: 206.388.0832. Events Newsletter: Yes. Saturday, December 6, 2014, 6:00 PM. The Stroum Jewish Community Center 3801 East Mercer Way Mercer Island, WA 98040. For more info visit sjcc.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, December 7, 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, December 7, 2014, 12:00 PM – 5:00 PM. 13018 Lake Kathleen Road SE Renton, WA 98059.

Emerald Ballet Theater presents the Nutcracker

Emerald Ballet Theatre returns to the North Shore for their eighth annual production of "The Nutcracker" with the Rainier Symphony Ballet Orchestra. This full-length production features lavish sets, custom costumes, professional dancers, charming youth performers and the only live orchestra on the Eastside. BACK BY POPULAR DEMAND: Scout troops and other non-profit children's groups are invited to attend our dress rehearsal on Saturday, December 6 at 10:00 a.m. Tickets are only $12 each (minimum order: 6 tickets), and must be purchased through EBT by December 1. A festive and affordable introduction to live theatre and the world of ballet! Please note that parking at the Northshore Performing Arts Center is ample and free. Category: Arts & Entertainment. Family. Holiday. Theater. Audience: Kids. Teens. Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Families. Cost: Adults $35, Seniors $31.50, Youth $20. Contact Name: Emerald Ballet Theater. Contact Phone: 425-883-3405. Sunday, December 7, 2014, 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM. Northshore Performing Arts Center 18125 92nd Ave. NE Bothell, WA 98011. For more info visit www.npacf.org.

Garden d' Lights

Brought to you by the Bellevue Botanical Garden Society and Bellevue Parks and Community Services, Garden d’Lights features thousands of lights which transform the Garden into a blossoming winter wonderland. Garden d’Lights runs from Saturday, November 29, 2014 through Saturday, January 3, 2015 every evening from 4:30 – 9:30 pm (last entry at 9:00 pm). Please note that the hours have changed slightly. To avoid long lines and crowds, it is more important than ever to visit early in the season, early in the week, and early in the evening. This year we celebrate the opening of the beautiful new Visitor Center complex AND the 20th Anniversary of Garden d’Lights! There will be new displays and a longer route through the garden. A shorter route is marked for those with limited mobility. Be sure to visit the brand new Trillium Store to pick up a gift or two on your visit. You’ll be dazzled by all of the gorgeous offerings. The store will be open every evening from 4:30 – 9:30 pm; additional hours on Saturdays… Category: Arts & Entertainment. Family. Holiday. Outdoor. Audience: Kids. Teens. Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Families. Cost: $5 per person, children 10 and under are free. Contact Name: Lisa Scott. Contact Email: lscott@bellevuewa.gov. Contact Phone: 425-452-6826. Events Newsletter: Yes. Sunday, December 7, 2014, 4:30 PM – 9:30 PM. Bellevue Botanical Garden 12001 Main Street Bellevue, WA 98005.

Garden d' Lights

Brought to you by the Bellevue Botanical Garden Society and Bellevue Parks and Community Services, Garden d’Lights features thousands of lights which transform the Garden into a blossoming winter wonderland. Garden d’Lights runs from Saturday, November 29, 2014 through Saturday, January 3, 2015 every evening from 4:30 – 9:30 pm (last entry at 9:00 pm). Please note that the hours have changed slightly. To avoid long lines and crowds, it is more important than ever to visit early in the season, early in the week, and early in the evening. This year we celebrate the opening of the beautiful new Visitor Center complex AND the 20th Anniversary of Garden d’Lights! There will be new displays and a longer route through the garden. A shorter route is marked for those with limited mobility. Be sure to visit the brand new Trillium Store to pick up a gift or two on your visit. You’ll be dazzled by all of the gorgeous offerings. The store will be open every evening from 4:30 – 9:30 pm; additional hours on Saturdays… Category: Arts & Entertainment. Family. Holiday. Outdoor. Audience: Kids. Teens. Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Families. Cost: $5 per person, children 10 and under are free. Contact Name: Lisa Scott. Contact Email: lscott@bellevuewa.gov. Contact Phone: 425-452-6826. Events Newsletter: Yes. Monday, December 8, 2014, 4:30 PM – 9:30 PM. Bellevue Botanical Garden 12001 Main Street Bellevue, WA 98005.

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 8, 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, December 9, 2014, 9:30 AM – 11:30 AM. EvergreenHealth Medical Center, 12040 NE 128th Street, Kirkland, WA 98034. For more info visit www.evergreenhealth.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. Tuesday, December 9, 2014, 12:30 PM – 2:30 PM. EvergreenHealth Medical Center, 12040 NE 128th Street, Kirkland, WA 98034. For more info visit www.evergreenhealth.com.

Garden d' Lights

Brought to you by the Bellevue Botanical Garden Society and Bellevue Parks and Community Services, Garden d’Lights features thousands of lights which transform the Garden into a blossoming winter wonderland. Garden d’Lights runs from Saturday, November 29, 2014 through Saturday, January 3, 2015 every evening from 4:30 – 9:30 pm (last entry at 9:00 pm). Please note that the hours have changed slightly. To avoid long lines and crowds, it is more important than ever to visit early in the season, early in the week, and early in the evening. This year we celebrate the opening of the beautiful new Visitor Center complex AND the 20th Anniversary of Garden d’Lights! There will be new displays and a longer route through the garden. A shorter route is marked for those with limited mobility. Be sure to visit the brand new Trillium Store to pick up a gift or two on your visit. You’ll be dazzled by all of the gorgeous offerings. The store will be open every evening from 4:30 – 9:30 pm; additional hours on Saturdays… Category: Arts & Entertainment. Family. Holiday. Outdoor. Audience: Kids. Teens. Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Families. Cost: $5 per person, children 10 and under are free. Contact Name: Lisa Scott. Contact Email: lscott@bellevuewa.gov. Contact Phone: 425-452-6826. Events Newsletter: Yes. Tuesday, December 9, 2014, 4:30 PM – 9:30 PM. Bellevue Botanical Garden 12001 Main Street Bellevue, WA 98005.

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

Since 1991, these popular classes have brought families together to learn about parenting and celebrate babies. Weekly classes include research-based parenting topics and time for questions and answers. Topics include sleep, feeding, couple relationships, post-partum adjustment, calming and soothing tips, infant development and more. Classes are facilitated by trained parenting and lactation educators. Guest speakers feature subjects ranging from postpartum exercise and fitness to the importance of play and learning. Bring your baby and come to class as soon as you can! To register, call 425.899.3000 (no online registration). Category: Classes & Lectures. Family. Audience: Dads. Moms. Families. Cost: $97 each series. Contact Name: EvergreenHealth. Contact Phone: 425.899.3000. Events Newsletter: Yes. Wednesday, December 10, 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, December 10, 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, December 10, 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, December 10, 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, December 10, 2014, 1:30 PM – 3:00 PM. Saint Andrew’s Lutheran Church, 2650 148th Ave SE, Room 1E2, Bellevue, WA 98007.

Garden d' Lights

Brought to you by the Bellevue Botanical Garden Society and Bellevue Parks and Community Services, Garden d’Lights features thousands of lights which transform the Garden into a blossoming winter wonderland. Garden d’Lights runs from Saturday, November 29, 2014 through Saturday, January 3, 2015 every evening from 4:30 – 9:30 pm (last entry at 9:00 pm). Please note that the hours have changed slightly. To avoid long lines and crowds, it is more important than ever to visit early in the season, early in the week, and early in the evening. This year we celebrate the opening of the beautiful new Visitor Center complex AND the 20th Anniversary of Garden d’Lights! There will be new displays and a longer route through the garden. A shorter route is marked for those with limited mobility. Be sure to visit the brand new Trillium Store to pick up a gift or two on your visit. You’ll be dazzled by all of the gorgeous offerings. The store will be open every evening from 4:30 – 9:30 pm; additional hours on Saturdays… Category: Arts & Entertainment. Family. Holiday. Outdoor. Audience: Kids. Teens. Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Families. Cost: $5 per person, children 10 and under are free. Contact Name: Lisa Scott. Contact Email: lscott@bellevuewa.gov. Contact Phone: 425-452-6826. Events Newsletter: Yes. Wednesday, December 10, 2014, 4:30 PM – 9:30 PM. Bellevue Botanical Garden 12001 Main Street Bellevue, WA 98005.

Happiness Seminar

FREE 60 minute Happiness Seminar. Participants will learn powerful breathing techniques, experience a guided meditation, and light yoga - all of which will leave you recharged and refreshed! The experience of meditation can take us beyond the usual mental stress and emotional agitation to a calm centered place. We explore the delicate art of quietening the mind! This session is open for people with any or no experience of meditation or breathing exercises. MSNBC came to visit ... Workshop Contents: Light yoga Relaxing breathing techniques Guided Meditation Take Home practices for daily use Benefits Reported: Reduced Stress & Increased Productivity Increased Joy & Happiness Enhanced Focus & Concentration Improved Relationships. Category: Arts & Entertainment. Classes & Lectures. Sports & Recreation. Audience: Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Cost: Free. Contact Name: Abhay Murarka. Contact Email: abhay.murarka@artofliving.org. Contact Phone: 206-261-4126. Wednesday, December 10, 2014, 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM. Bellevue Bahai Center. For more info visit www.eventbrite.com.

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, December 10, 2014, 6:00 PM – 7:30 PM. 12029 113th Ave NE, Kirkland WA 98034. For more info visit www.residencexii.org.

Garden d' Lights

Brought to you by the Bellevue Botanical Garden Society and Bellevue Parks and Community Services, Garden d’Lights features thousands of lights which transform the Garden into a blossoming winter wonderland. Garden d’Lights runs from Saturday, November 29, 2014 through Saturday, January 3, 2015 every evening from 4:30 – 9:30 pm (last entry at 9:00 pm). Please note that the hours have changed slightly. To avoid long lines and crowds, it is more important than ever to visit early in the season, early in the week, and early in the evening. This year we celebrate the opening of the beautiful new Visitor Center complex AND the 20th Anniversary of Garden d’Lights! There will be new displays and a longer route through the garden. A shorter route is marked for those with limited mobility. Be sure to visit the brand new Trillium Store to pick up a gift or two on your visit. You’ll be dazzled by all of the gorgeous offerings. The store will be open every evening from 4:30 – 9:30 pm; additional hours on Saturdays… Category: Arts & Entertainment. Family. Holiday. Outdoor. Audience: Kids. Teens. Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Families. Cost: $5 per person, children 10 and under are free. Contact Name: Lisa Scott. Contact Email: lscott@bellevuewa.gov. Contact Phone: 425-452-6826. Events Newsletter: Yes. Thursday, December 11, 2014, 4:30 PM – 9:30 PM. Bellevue Botanical Garden 12001 Main Street Bellevue, WA 98005.

Walk With Your Libraries

Walk With Your Libraries Isn't it time to get moving? Exercise your mind and body with your library's collection and custom walking maps. For fun, for fitness, for life, walk with your libraries! Please visit guides.kcls.org/walkwithyourlibrary or call the library at 425.486.7811 for more information. Category: Sports & Recreation. Cost: Free. Events Newsletter: Yes. Friday, December 12, 2014. King County Library System.

Garden d' Lights

Brought to you by the Bellevue Botanical Garden Society and Bellevue Parks and Community Services, Garden d’Lights features thousands of lights which transform the Garden into a blossoming winter wonderland. Garden d’Lights runs from Saturday, November 29, 2014 through Saturday, January 3, 2015 every evening from 4:30 – 9:30 pm (last entry at 9:00 pm). Please note that the hours have changed slightly. To avoid long lines and crowds, it is more important than ever to visit early in the season, early in the week, and early in the evening. This year we celebrate the opening of the beautiful new Visitor Center complex AND the 20th Anniversary of Garden d’Lights! There will be new displays and a longer route through the garden. A shorter route is marked for those with limited mobility. Be sure to visit the brand new Trillium Store to pick up a gift or two on your visit. You’ll be dazzled by all of the gorgeous offerings. The store will be open every evening from 4:30 – 9:30 pm; additional hours on Saturdays… Category: Arts & Entertainment. Family. Holiday. Outdoor. Audience: Kids. Teens. Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Families. Cost: $5 per person, children 10 and under are free. Contact Name: Lisa Scott. Contact Email: lscott@bellevuewa.gov. Contact Phone: 425-452-6826. Events Newsletter: Yes. Friday, December 12, 2014, 4:30 PM – 9:30 PM. Bellevue Botanical Garden 12001 Main Street Bellevue, WA 98005.

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, December 13, 2014, 12:00 PM – 5:00 PM. 13018 Lake Kathleen Road SE Renton, WA 98059.

Emerald Ballet Theater presents the Nutcracker

Emerald Ballet Theatre returns to the North Shore for their eighth annual production of "The Nutcracker" with the Rainier Symphony Ballet Orchestra. This full-length production features lavish sets, custom costumes, professional dancers, charming youth performers and the only live orchestra on the Eastside. BACK BY POPULAR DEMAND: Scout troops and other non-profit children's groups are invited to attend our dress rehearsal on Saturday, December 6 at 10:00 a.m. Tickets are only $12 each (minimum order: 6 tickets), and must be purchased through EBT by December 1. A festive and affordable introduction to live theatre and the world of ballet! Please note that parking at the Northshore Performing Arts Center is ample and free. Category: Arts & Entertainment. Family. Holiday. Theater. Audience: Kids. Teens. Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Families. Cost: Adults $35, Seniors $31.50, Youth $20. Contact Name: Emerald Ballet Theater. Contact Phone: 425-883-3405. Saturday, December 13, 2014, 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM. Northshore Performing Arts Center 18125 92nd Ave. NE Bothell, WA 98011. For more info visit www.npacf.org.

Garden d' Lights

Brought to you by the Bellevue Botanical Garden Society and Bellevue Parks and Community Services, Garden d’Lights features thousands of lights which transform the Garden into a blossoming winter wonderland. Garden d’Lights runs from Saturday, November 29, 2014 through Saturday, January 3, 2015 every evening from 4:30 – 9:30 pm (last entry at 9:00 pm). Please note that the hours have changed slightly. To avoid long lines and crowds, it is more important than ever to visit early in the season, early in the week, and early in the evening. This year we celebrate the opening of the beautiful new Visitor Center complex AND the 20th Anniversary of Garden d’Lights! There will be new displays and a longer route through the garden. A shorter route is marked for those with limited mobility. Be sure to visit the brand new Trillium Store to pick up a gift or two on your visit. You’ll be dazzled by all of the gorgeous offerings. The store will be open every evening from 4:30 – 9:30 pm; additional hours on Saturdays… Category: Arts & Entertainment. Family. Holiday. Outdoor. Audience: Kids. Teens. Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Families. Cost: $5 per person, children 10 and under are free. Contact Name: Lisa Scott. Contact Email: lscott@bellevuewa.gov. Contact Phone: 425-452-6826. Events Newsletter: Yes. Saturday, December 13, 2014, 4:30 PM – 9:30 PM. Bellevue Botanical Garden 12001 Main Street Bellevue, WA 98005.

Hanukkah Under the Stars

A festive and fun Hanukkah party, our annual Hanukkah Under the Stars features the kid-friendly band Recess Monkey (returning by popular demand), delicious food vendors, Hanukkah trivia, games, and crafts. Co-sponsored by Jewish Day School of Metropolitan Seattle and the Jewish Federation of Greater Seattle. Category: Family. Holiday. Audience: Kids. Teens. Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Families. Cost: free; donation to Jewish Family Service encouraged. Contact Name: Zach Duitch. Contact Email: zachd@sjcc.org. Contact Phone: 206-232-7115. Saturday, December 13, 2014, 5:30 PM – 7:30 PM. Stroum Jewish Community Center. For more info visit sjcc.org.

Making Spirits Bright – Wine, Beer, & Spirits Tasting Celebration

Take a break from the hectic Christmas season and celebrate the locally made spirits, wine and beer industry. Guests will receive 5 tasting tokens and may purchase additional tokens at the event. Food will be available to purchase provided by BB Ranch Butcher. The Bottle Shop will be open during the event for your Christmas shopping list. Pick out a gift of some wonderful locally made wines, spirits or beers. Must show valid ID and be 21+ to participate. Proceeds benefit the Kla Ha Ya Days Festival held each July in Snohomish. Category: Holiday. Audience: Singles. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Cost: $15. Contact Name: Debbie Emge. Contact Email: info@klahayadays.com. Saturday, December 13, 2014, 6:30 PM – 9:30 PM. Dairyland Farm 13425 Shorts School Rd Snohomish. For more info visit www.klahayadays.com.

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, December 14, 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, December 14, 2014, 12:00 PM – 5:00 PM. 13018 Lake Kathleen Road SE Renton, WA 98059.

Emerald Ballet Theater presents the Nutcracker

Emerald Ballet Theatre returns to the North Shore for their eighth annual production of "The Nutcracker" with the Rainier Symphony Ballet Orchestra. This full-length production features lavish sets, custom costumes, professional dancers, charming youth performers and the only live orchestra on the Eastside. BACK BY POPULAR DEMAND: Scout troops and other non-profit children's groups are invited to attend our dress rehearsal on Saturday, December 6 at 10:00 a.m. Tickets are only $12 each (minimum order: 6 tickets), and must be purchased through EBT by December 1. A festive and affordable introduction to live theatre and the world of ballet! Please note that parking at the Northshore Performing Arts Center is ample and free. Category: Arts & Entertainment. Family. Holiday. Theater. Audience: Kids. Teens. Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Families. Cost: Adults $35, Seniors $31.50, Youth $20. Contact Name: Emerald Ballet Theater. Contact Phone: 425-883-3405. Sunday, December 14, 2014, 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM. Northshore Performing Arts Center 18125 92nd Ave. NE Bothell, WA 98011. For more info visit www.npacf.org.

March of the Penguins (Children's Movie)

Follow along with Emperor penguins as they make an incredible journey through the harshest environment on Earth to lay their eggs! Running time 80 mins. Ages: 3+ Cost: Free! No registration necessary. Info: 425-452-4195. Category: Family. Audience: Kids. Families. Cost: FREE. Events Newsletter: Yes. Sunday, December 14, 2014, 2:00 PM – 2:30 PM. Lewis Creek Park Visitor Center 5808 Lakemont Blvd SE Bellevue, WA.

Garden d' Lights

Brought to you by the Bellevue Botanical Garden Society and Bellevue Parks and Community Services, Garden d’Lights features thousands of lights which transform the Garden into a blossoming winter wonderland. Garden d’Lights runs from Saturday, November 29, 2014 through Saturday, January 3, 2015 every evening from 4:30 – 9:30 pm (last entry at 9:00 pm). Please note that the hours have changed slightly. To avoid long lines and crowds, it is more important than ever to visit early in the season, early in the week, and early in the evening. This year we celebrate the opening of the beautiful new Visitor Center complex AND the 20th Anniversary of Garden d’Lights! There will be new displays and a longer route through the garden. A shorter route is marked for those with limited mobility. Be sure to visit the brand new Trillium Store to pick up a gift or two on your visit. You’ll be dazzled by all of the gorgeous offerings. The store will be open every evening from 4:30 – 9:30 pm; additional hours on Saturdays… Category: Arts & Entertainment. Family. Holiday. Outdoor. Audience: Kids. Teens. Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Families. Cost: $5 per person, children 10 and under are free. Contact Name: Lisa Scott. Contact Email: lscott@bellevuewa.gov. Contact Phone: 425-452-6826. Events Newsletter: Yes. Sunday, December 14, 2014, 4:30 PM – 9:30 PM. Bellevue Botanical Garden 12001 Main Street Bellevue, WA 98005.

The Compassionate Friends Eastside Chapter 2014 World Wide Candle Lighting

This is an annual event observed the same day around the world in memory of children who have passed away. Those who arrive between 6:00PM and 6:15PM can have their child's name read aloud during the ceremony. Program starts promptly at 6:30PM (candles will be provided). Our program of remembrance will consist of music and readings followed by a short reception. More information is available by contacting Juli Lund @425/765-1382 or julilund@comcast.net. Category: Family. Contact Name: Jill Fraley. Contact Email: jill.s.fraley@gmail.com. Contact Phone: 425 337-3572. Events Newsletter: Yes. Sunday, December 14, 2014, 6:30 PM. Sunset Hills Funeral Home Chapel 1215 145th Place SE Bellevue, WA.

Garden d' Lights

Brought to you by the Bellevue Botanical Garden Society and Bellevue Parks and Community Services, Garden d’Lights features thousands of lights which transform the Garden into a blossoming winter wonderland. Garden d’Lights runs from Saturday, November 29, 2014 through Saturday, January 3, 2015 every evening from 4:30 – 9:30 pm (last entry at 9:00 pm). Please note that the hours have changed slightly. To avoid long lines and crowds, it is more important than ever to visit early in the season, early in the week, and early in the evening. This year we celebrate the opening of the beautiful new Visitor Center complex AND the 20th Anniversary of Garden d’Lights! There will be new displays and a longer route through the garden. A shorter route is marked for those with limited mobility. Be sure to visit the brand new Trillium Store to pick up a gift or two on your visit. You’ll be dazzled by all of the gorgeous offerings. The store will be open every evening from 4:30 – 9:30 pm; additional hours on Saturdays… Category: Arts & Entertainment. Family. Holiday. Outdoor. Audience: Kids. Teens. Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Families. Cost: $5 per person, children 10 and under are free. Contact Name: Lisa Scott. Contact Email: lscott@bellevuewa.gov. Contact Phone: 425-452-6826. Events Newsletter: Yes. Monday, December 15, 2014, 4:30 PM – 9:30 PM. Bellevue Botanical Garden 12001 Main Street Bellevue, WA 98005.

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 15, 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, December 16, 2014, 9:30 AM – 11:30 AM. EvergreenHealth Medical Center, 12040 NE 128th Street, Kirkland, WA 98034. For more info visit www.evergreenhealth.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. Tuesday, December 16, 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, December 16, 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.

Garden d' Lights

Brought to you by the Bellevue Botanical Garden Society and Bellevue Parks and Community Services, Garden d’Lights features thousands of lights which transform the Garden into a blossoming winter wonderland. Garden d’Lights runs from Saturday, November 29, 2014 through Saturday, January 3, 2015 every evening from 4:30 – 9:30 pm (last entry at 9:00 pm). Please note that the hours have changed slightly. To avoid long lines and crowds, it is more important than ever to visit early in the season, early in the week, and early in the evening. This year we celebrate the opening of the beautiful new Visitor Center complex AND the 20th Anniversary of Garden d’Lights! There will be new displays and a longer route through the garden. A shorter route is marked for those with limited mobility. Be sure to visit the brand new Trillium Store to pick up a gift or two on your visit. You’ll be dazzled by all of the gorgeous offerings. The store will be open every evening from 4:30 – 9:30 pm; additional hours on Saturdays… Category: Arts & Entertainment. Family. Holiday. Outdoor. Audience: Kids. Teens. Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Families. Cost: $5 per person, children 10 and under are free. Contact Name: Lisa Scott. Contact Email: lscott@bellevuewa.gov. Contact Phone: 425-452-6826. Events Newsletter: Yes. Tuesday, December 16, 2014, 4:30 PM – 9:30 PM. Bellevue Botanical Garden 12001 Main Street Bellevue, WA 98005.

Eastside Transportation Association meeting

July 16, 2014 ETA MEETING ----- The July ETA meeting will feature Councilmember John Stilin, Chair, Eastside Transportation Partnership (ETP), speaking on: • Suburban transportation needs and priorities. • Sub-area equity. • Steps that could boost the Suburban voice in regional transportation issues. • How does the overwhelming defeat of Prop. 1 by the non-Seattle voters change the influence of ETP and SCATBd in determining transportation decisions at the King County Council? The mission of ETP is to provide an Eastside forum for inter-jurisdictional cooperation to implement coordinated, prioritized transportation plans and programs through leadership, education, and advocacy. See http://www.kingcounty.gov/transportation/kcdot/PlanningAndPolicy/RegionalTransportationPlanning/Transportation%20Boards/Eastside_Transportation_Partnership.aspx for more information about ETP. Category: Organizations. Volunteer. Audience: Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Cost: Free. Contact Name: Victor H. Bishop. Contact Email: vicbishop@earthlink.net. Contact Phone: 4257461748. Events Newsletter: Yes. Wednesday, December 17, 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, December 17, 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, December 17, 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, December 17, 2014, 12:30 PM – 2:30 PM. EvergreenHealth Medical Center, 12040 NE 128th Street, Kirkland, WA 98034. For more info visit www.evergreenhealth.com.

Garden d' Lights

Brought to you by the Bellevue Botanical Garden Society and Bellevue Parks and Community Services, Garden d’Lights features thousands of lights which transform the Garden into a blossoming winter wonderland. Garden d’Lights runs from Saturday, November 29, 2014 through Saturday, January 3, 2015 every evening from 4:30 – 9:30 pm (last entry at 9:00 pm). Please note that the hours have changed slightly. To avoid long lines and crowds, it is more important than ever to visit early in the season, early in the week, and early in the evening. This year we celebrate the opening of the beautiful new Visitor Center complex AND the 20th Anniversary of Garden d’Lights! There will be new displays and a longer route through the garden. A shorter route is marked for those with limited mobility. Be sure to visit the brand new Trillium Store to pick up a gift or two on your visit. You’ll be dazzled by all of the gorgeous offerings. The store will be open every evening from 4:30 – 9:30 pm; additional hours on Saturdays… Category: Arts & Entertainment. Family. Holiday. Outdoor. Audience: Kids. Teens. Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Families. Cost: $5 per person, children 10 and under are free. Contact Name: Lisa Scott. Contact Email: lscott@bellevuewa.gov. Contact Phone: 425-452-6826. Events Newsletter: Yes. Wednesday, December 17, 2014, 4:30 PM – 9:30 PM. Bellevue Botanical Garden 12001 Main Street Bellevue, WA 98005.

Winter Open House at Bellevue College Continuing Education

The Bellevue College Continuing Education Winter Open House will feature current and new certificate programs for those looking to advance their skills or jump start a new career. Join us for a night of meet and greets with instructors and learn about the program of your choice. Light food and drinks will be served, along with an exciting door prize! Category: Classes & Lectures. Audience: Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Wednesday, December 17, 2014, 5:00 PM – 7:00 PM. 14673 NE 29th Place, Bellevue, WA 98007.

Happiness Seminar

FREE 60 minute Happiness Seminar. Participants will learn powerful breathing techniques, experience a guided meditation, and light yoga - all of which will leave you recharged and refreshed! The experience of meditation can take us beyond the usual mental stress and emotional agitation to a calm centered place. We explore the delicate art of quietening the mind! This session is open for people with any or no experience of meditation or breathing exercises. MSNBC came to visit ... Workshop Contents: Light yoga Relaxing breathing techniques Guided Meditation Take Home practices for daily use Benefits Reported: Reduced Stress & Increased Productivity Increased Joy & Happiness Enhanced Focus & Concentration Improved Relationships. Category: Arts & Entertainment. Classes & Lectures. Sports & Recreation. Audience: Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Cost: Free. Contact Name: Abhay Murarka. Contact Email: abhay.murarka@artofliving.org. Contact Phone: 206-261-4126. Wednesday, December 17, 2014, 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM. Bellevue Bahai Center. For more info visit www.eventbrite.com.

Garden d' Lights

Brought to you by the Bellevue Botanical Garden Society and Bellevue Parks and Community Services, Garden d’Lights features thousands of lights which transform the Garden into a blossoming winter wonderland. Garden d’Lights runs from Saturday, November 29, 2014 through Saturday, January 3, 2015 every evening from 4:30 – 9:30 pm (last entry at 9:00 pm). Please note that the hours have changed slightly. To avoid long lines and crowds, it is more important than ever to visit early in the season, early in the week, and early in the evening. This year we celebrate the opening of the beautiful new Visitor Center complex AND the 20th Anniversary of Garden d’Lights! There will be new displays and a longer route through the garden. A shorter route is marked for those with limited mobility. Be sure to visit the brand new Trillium Store to pick up a gift or two on your visit. You’ll be dazzled by all of the gorgeous offerings. The store will be open every evening from 4:30 – 9:30 pm; additional hours on Saturdays… Category: Arts & Entertainment. Family. Holiday. Outdoor. Audience: Kids. Teens. Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Families. Cost: $5 per person, children 10 and under are free. Contact Name: Lisa Scott. Contact Email: lscott@bellevuewa.gov. Contact Phone: 425-452-6826. Events Newsletter: Yes. Thursday, December 18, 2014, 4:30 PM – 9:30 PM. Bellevue Botanical Garden 12001 Main Street Bellevue, WA 98005.

Heritage Crafts Program

Celebrate Bellevue’s history with family heritage crafts. Create holiday ornaments from paper, pipe cleaners, beads, paper cups, yarn and more. Discover craft activities enjoyed over one hundred years ago, as you try weaving, making bells and paper chains. Category: Family. Audience: Kids. Cost: $1.00. Contact Email: info@eastsideheritagecenter.org. Contact Phone: (425) 450-1049. Events Newsletter: Yes. Thursday, December 18, 2014, 5:00 PM – 8:00 PM. KidsQuest Children's Museum 4091 Factoria Square Mall SE Bellevue, WA 98006.

Walk With Your Libraries

Walk With Your Libraries Isn't it time to get moving? Exercise your mind and body with your library's collection and custom walking maps. For fun, for fitness, for life, walk with your libraries! Please visit guides.kcls.org/walkwithyourlibrary or call the library at 425.486.7811 for more information. Category: Sports & Recreation. Cost: Free. Events Newsletter: Yes. Friday, December 19, 2014. King County Library System.

Garden d' Lights

Brought to you by the Bellevue Botanical Garden Society and Bellevue Parks and Community Services, Garden d’Lights features thousands of lights which transform the Garden into a blossoming winter wonderland. Garden d’Lights runs from Saturday, November 29, 2014 through Saturday, January 3, 2015 every evening from 4:30 – 9:30 pm (last entry at 9:00 pm). Please note that the hours have changed slightly. To avoid long lines and crowds, it is more important than ever to visit early in the season, early in the week, and early in the evening. This year we celebrate the opening of the beautiful new Visitor Center complex AND the 20th Anniversary of Garden d’Lights! There will be new displays and a longer route through the garden. A shorter route is marked for those with limited mobility. Be sure to visit the brand new Trillium Store to pick up a gift or two on your visit. You’ll be dazzled by all of the gorgeous offerings. The store will be open every evening from 4:30 – 9:30 pm; additional hours on Saturdays… Category: Arts & Entertainment. Family. Holiday. Outdoor. Audience: Kids. Teens. Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Families. Cost: $5 per person, children 10 and under are free. Contact Name: Lisa Scott. Contact Email: lscott@bellevuewa.gov. Contact Phone: 425-452-6826. Events Newsletter: Yes. Friday, December 19, 2014, 4:30 PM – 9:30 PM. Bellevue Botanical Garden 12001 Main Street Bellevue, WA 98005.

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, December 20, 2014, 12:00 PM – 5:00 PM. 13018 Lake Kathleen Road SE Renton, WA 98059.

Garden d' Lights

Brought to you by the Bellevue Botanical Garden Society and Bellevue Parks and Community Services, Garden d’Lights features thousands of lights which transform the Garden into a blossoming winter wonderland. Garden d’Lights runs from Saturday, November 29, 2014 through Saturday, January 3, 2015 every evening from 4:30 – 9:30 pm (last entry at 9:00 pm). Please note that the hours have changed slightly. To avoid long lines and crowds, it is more important than ever to visit early in the season, early in the week, and early in the evening. This year we celebrate the opening of the beautiful new Visitor Center complex AND the 20th Anniversary of Garden d’Lights! There will be new displays and a longer route through the garden. A shorter route is marked for those with limited mobility. Be sure to visit the brand new Trillium Store to pick up a gift or two on your visit. You’ll be dazzled by all of the gorgeous offerings. The store will be open every evening from 4:30 – 9:30 pm; additional hours on Saturdays… Category: Arts & Entertainment. Family. Holiday. Outdoor. Audience: Kids. Teens. Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Families. Cost: $5 per person, children 10 and under are free. Contact Name: Lisa Scott. Contact Email: lscott@bellevuewa.gov. Contact Phone: 425-452-6826. Events Newsletter: Yes. Saturday, December 20, 2014, 4:30 PM – 9:30 PM. Bellevue Botanical Garden 12001 Main Street Bellevue, WA 98005.

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, December 21, 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, December 21, 2014, 12:00 PM – 5:00 PM. 13018 Lake Kathleen Road SE Renton, WA 98059.

Garden d' Lights

Brought to you by the Bellevue Botanical Garden Society and Bellevue Parks and Community Services, Garden d’Lights features thousands of lights which transform the Garden into a blossoming winter wonderland. Garden d’Lights runs from Saturday, November 29, 2014 through Saturday, January 3, 2015 every evening from 4:30 – 9:30 pm (last entry at 9:00 pm). Please note that the hours have changed slightly. To avoid long lines and crowds, it is more important than ever to visit early in the season, early in the week, and early in the evening. This year we celebrate the opening of the beautiful new Visitor Center complex AND the 20th Anniversary of Garden d’Lights! There will be new displays and a longer route through the garden. A shorter route is marked for those with limited mobility. Be sure to visit the brand new Trillium Store to pick up a gift or two on your visit. You’ll be dazzled by all of the gorgeous offerings. The store will be open every evening from 4:30 – 9:30 pm; additional hours on Saturdays… Category: Arts & Entertainment. Family. Holiday. Outdoor. Audience: Kids. Teens. Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Families. Cost: $5 per person, children 10 and under are free. Contact Name: Lisa Scott. Contact Email: lscott@bellevuewa.gov. Contact Phone: 425-452-6826. Events Newsletter: Yes. Sunday, December 21, 2014, 4:30 PM – 9:30 PM. Bellevue Botanical Garden 12001 Main Street Bellevue, WA 98005.

Hands on Hanukkah

Learn about Hanukkah at this fun and engaging event. Stop by for lots of hands-on activities, like a dreidel-spinning competition, coloring, and more. Families of all backgrounds welcome. *We will keep you posted on location details!*. Category: Family. Holiday. 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. Sunday, December 21, 2014, 5:30 PM – 7:30 PM. To Be Determined. For more info visit sjcc.org.

Garden d' Lights

Brought to you by the Bellevue Botanical Garden Society and Bellevue Parks and Community Services, Garden d’Lights features thousands of lights which transform the Garden into a blossoming winter wonderland. Garden d’Lights runs from Saturday, November 29, 2014 through Saturday, January 3, 2015 every evening from 4:30 – 9:30 pm (last entry at 9:00 pm). Please note that the hours have changed slightly. To avoid long lines and crowds, it is more important than ever to visit early in the season, early in the week, and early in the evening. This year we celebrate the opening of the beautiful new Visitor Center complex AND the 20th Anniversary of Garden d’Lights! There will be new displays and a longer route through the garden. A shorter route is marked for those with limited mobility. Be sure to visit the brand new Trillium Store to pick up a gift or two on your visit. You’ll be dazzled by all of the gorgeous offerings. The store will be open every evening from 4:30 – 9:30 pm; additional hours on Saturdays… Category: Arts & Entertainment. Family. Holiday. Outdoor. Audience: Kids. Teens. Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Families. Cost: $5 per person, children 10 and under are free. Contact Name: Lisa Scott. Contact Email: lscott@bellevuewa.gov. Contact Phone: 425-452-6826. Events Newsletter: Yes. Monday, December 22, 2014, 4:30 PM – 9:30 PM. Bellevue Botanical Garden 12001 Main Street Bellevue, WA 98005.

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

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

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

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

Garden d' Lights

Brought to you by the Bellevue Botanical Garden Society and Bellevue Parks and Community Services, Garden d’Lights features thousands of lights which transform the Garden into a blossoming winter wonderland. Garden d’Lights runs from Saturday, November 29, 2014 through Saturday, January 3, 2015 every evening from 4:30 – 9:30 pm (last entry at 9:00 pm). Please note that the hours have changed slightly. To avoid long lines and crowds, it is more important than ever to visit early in the season, early in the week, and early in the evening. This year we celebrate the opening of the beautiful new Visitor Center complex AND the 20th Anniversary of Garden d’Lights! There will be new displays and a longer route through the garden. A shorter route is marked for those with limited mobility. Be sure to visit the brand new Trillium Store to pick up a gift or two on your visit. You’ll be dazzled by all of the gorgeous offerings. The store will be open every evening from 4:30 – 9:30 pm; additional hours on Saturdays… Category: Arts & Entertainment. Family. Holiday. Outdoor. Audience: Kids. Teens. Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Families. Cost: $5 per person, children 10 and under are free. Contact Name: Lisa Scott. Contact Email: lscott@bellevuewa.gov. Contact Phone: 425-452-6826. Events Newsletter: Yes. Tuesday, December 23, 2014, 4:30 PM – 9:30 PM. Bellevue Botanical Garden 12001 Main Street Bellevue, WA 98005.

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

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

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, December 24, 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, December 24, 2014, 12:30 PM – 2:30 PM. EvergreenHealth Medical Center, 12040 NE 128th Street, Kirkland, WA 98034. For more info visit www.evergreenhealth.com.

Garden d' Lights

Brought to you by the Bellevue Botanical Garden Society and Bellevue Parks and Community Services, Garden d’Lights features thousands of lights which transform the Garden into a blossoming winter wonderland. Garden d’Lights runs from Saturday, November 29, 2014 through Saturday, January 3, 2015 every evening from 4:30 – 9:30 pm (last entry at 9:00 pm). Please note that the hours have changed slightly. To avoid long lines and crowds, it is more important than ever to visit early in the season, early in the week, and early in the evening. This year we celebrate the opening of the beautiful new Visitor Center complex AND the 20th Anniversary of Garden d’Lights! There will be new displays and a longer route through the garden. A shorter route is marked for those with limited mobility. Be sure to visit the brand new Trillium Store to pick up a gift or two on your visit. You’ll be dazzled by all of the gorgeous offerings. The store will be open every evening from 4:30 – 9:30 pm; additional hours on Saturdays… Category: Arts & Entertainment. Family. Holiday. Outdoor. Audience: Kids. Teens. Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Families. Cost: $5 per person, children 10 and under are free. Contact Name: Lisa Scott. Contact Email: lscott@bellevuewa.gov. Contact Phone: 425-452-6826. Events Newsletter: Yes. Wednesday, December 24, 2014, 4:30 PM – 9:30 PM. Bellevue Botanical Garden 12001 Main Street Bellevue, WA 98005.

Happiness Seminar

FREE 60 minute Happiness Seminar. Participants will learn powerful breathing techniques, experience a guided meditation, and light yoga - all of which will leave you recharged and refreshed! The experience of meditation can take us beyond the usual mental stress and emotional agitation to a calm centered place. We explore the delicate art of quietening the mind! This session is open for people with any or no experience of meditation or breathing exercises. MSNBC came to visit ... Workshop Contents: Light yoga Relaxing breathing techniques Guided Meditation Take Home practices for daily use Benefits Reported: Reduced Stress & Increased Productivity Increased Joy & Happiness Enhanced Focus & Concentration Improved Relationships. Category: Arts & Entertainment. Classes & Lectures. Sports & Recreation. Audience: Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Cost: Free. Contact Name: Abhay Murarka. Contact Email: abhay.murarka@artofliving.org. Contact Phone: 206-261-4126. Wednesday, December 24, 2014, 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM. Bellevue Bahai Center. For more info visit www.eventbrite.com.

Garden d' Lights

Brought to you by the Bellevue Botanical Garden Society and Bellevue Parks and Community Services, Garden d’Lights features thousands of lights which transform the Garden into a blossoming winter wonderland. Garden d’Lights runs from Saturday, November 29, 2014 through Saturday, January 3, 2015 every evening from 4:30 – 9:30 pm (last entry at 9:00 pm). Please note that the hours have changed slightly. To avoid long lines and crowds, it is more important than ever to visit early in the season, early in the week, and early in the evening. This year we celebrate the opening of the beautiful new Visitor Center complex AND the 20th Anniversary of Garden d’Lights! There will be new displays and a longer route through the garden. A shorter route is marked for those with limited mobility. Be sure to visit the brand new Trillium Store to pick up a gift or two on your visit. You’ll be dazzled by all of the gorgeous offerings. The store will be open every evening from 4:30 – 9:30 pm; additional hours on Saturdays… Category: Arts & Entertainment. Family. Holiday. Outdoor. Audience: Kids. Teens. Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Families. Cost: $5 per person, children 10 and under are free. Contact Name: Lisa Scott. Contact Email: lscott@bellevuewa.gov. Contact Phone: 425-452-6826. Events Newsletter: Yes. Thursday, December 25, 2014, 4:30 PM – 9:30 PM. Bellevue Botanical Garden 12001 Main Street Bellevue, WA 98005.

Walk With Your Libraries

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

Garden d' Lights

Brought to you by the Bellevue Botanical Garden Society and Bellevue Parks and Community Services, Garden d’Lights features thousands of lights which transform the Garden into a blossoming winter wonderland. Garden d’Lights runs from Saturday, November 29, 2014 through Saturday, January 3, 2015 every evening from 4:30 – 9:30 pm (last entry at 9:00 pm). Please note that the hours have changed slightly. To avoid long lines and crowds, it is more important than ever to visit early in the season, early in the week, and early in the evening. This year we celebrate the opening of the beautiful new Visitor Center complex AND the 20th Anniversary of Garden d’Lights! There will be new displays and a longer route through the garden. A shorter route is marked for those with limited mobility. Be sure to visit the brand new Trillium Store to pick up a gift or two on your visit. You’ll be dazzled by all of the gorgeous offerings. The store will be open every evening from 4:30 – 9:30 pm; additional hours on Saturdays… Category: Arts & Entertainment. Family. Holiday. Outdoor. Audience: Kids. Teens. Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Families. Cost: $5 per person, children 10 and under are free. Contact Name: Lisa Scott. Contact Email: lscott@bellevuewa.gov. Contact Phone: 425-452-6826. Events Newsletter: Yes. Friday, December 26, 2014, 4:30 PM – 9:30 PM. Bellevue Botanical Garden 12001 Main Street Bellevue, WA 98005.

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, December 27, 2014, 12:00 PM – 5:00 PM. 13018 Lake Kathleen Road SE Renton, WA 98059.

Garden d' Lights

Brought to you by the Bellevue Botanical Garden Society and Bellevue Parks and Community Services, Garden d’Lights features thousands of lights which transform the Garden into a blossoming winter wonderland. Garden d’Lights runs from Saturday, November 29, 2014 through Saturday, January 3, 2015 every evening from 4:30 – 9:30 pm (last entry at 9:00 pm). Please note that the hours have changed slightly. To avoid long lines and crowds, it is more important than ever to visit early in the season, early in the week, and early in the evening. This year we celebrate the opening of the beautiful new Visitor Center complex AND the 20th Anniversary of Garden d’Lights! There will be new displays and a longer route through the garden. A shorter route is marked for those with limited mobility. Be sure to visit the brand new Trillium Store to pick up a gift or two on your visit. You’ll be dazzled by all of the gorgeous offerings. The store will be open every evening from 4:30 – 9:30 pm; additional hours on Saturdays… Category: Arts & Entertainment. Family. Holiday. Outdoor. Audience: Kids. Teens. Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Families. Cost: $5 per person, children 10 and under are free. Contact Name: Lisa Scott. Contact Email: lscott@bellevuewa.gov. Contact Phone: 425-452-6826. Events Newsletter: Yes. Saturday, December 27, 2014, 4:30 PM – 9:30 PM. Bellevue Botanical Garden 12001 Main Street Bellevue, WA 98005.

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, December 28, 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, December 28, 2014, 12:00 PM – 5:00 PM. 13018 Lake Kathleen Road SE Renton, WA 98059.

Garden d' Lights

Brought to you by the Bellevue Botanical Garden Society and Bellevue Parks and Community Services, Garden d’Lights features thousands of lights which transform the Garden into a blossoming winter wonderland. Garden d’Lights runs from Saturday, November 29, 2014 through Saturday, January 3, 2015 every evening from 4:30 – 9:30 pm (last entry at 9:00 pm). Please note that the hours have changed slightly. To avoid long lines and crowds, it is more important than ever to visit early in the season, early in the week, and early in the evening. This year we celebrate the opening of the beautiful new Visitor Center complex AND the 20th Anniversary of Garden d’Lights! There will be new displays and a longer route through the garden. A shorter route is marked for those with limited mobility. Be sure to visit the brand new Trillium Store to pick up a gift or two on your visit. You’ll be dazzled by all of the gorgeous offerings. The store will be open every evening from 4:30 – 9:30 pm; additional hours on Saturdays… Category: Arts & Entertainment. Family. Holiday. Outdoor. Audience: Kids. Teens. Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Families. Cost: $5 per person, children 10 and under are free. Contact Name: Lisa Scott. Contact Email: lscott@bellevuewa.gov. Contact Phone: 425-452-6826. Events Newsletter: Yes. Sunday, December 28, 2014, 4:30 PM – 9:30 PM. Bellevue Botanical Garden 12001 Main Street Bellevue, WA 98005.

Garden d' Lights

Brought to you by the Bellevue Botanical Garden Society and Bellevue Parks and Community Services, Garden d’Lights features thousands of lights which transform the Garden into a blossoming winter wonderland. Garden d’Lights runs from Saturday, November 29, 2014 through Saturday, January 3, 2015 every evening from 4:30 – 9:30 pm (last entry at 9:00 pm). Please note that the hours have changed slightly. To avoid long lines and crowds, it is more important than ever to visit early in the season, early in the week, and early in the evening. This year we celebrate the opening of the beautiful new Visitor Center complex AND the 20th Anniversary of Garden d’Lights! There will be new displays and a longer route through the garden. A shorter route is marked for those with limited mobility. Be sure to visit the brand new Trillium Store to pick up a gift or two on your visit. You’ll be dazzled by all of the gorgeous offerings. The store will be open every evening from 4:30 – 9:30 pm; additional hours on Saturdays… Category: Arts & Entertainment. Family. Holiday. Outdoor. Audience: Kids. Teens. Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Families. Cost: $5 per person, children 10 and under are free. Contact Name: Lisa Scott. Contact Email: lscott@bellevuewa.gov. Contact Phone: 425-452-6826. Events Newsletter: Yes. Monday, December 29, 2014, 4:30 PM – 9:30 PM. Bellevue Botanical Garden 12001 Main Street Bellevue, WA 98005.

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

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

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

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

Garden d' Lights

Brought to you by the Bellevue Botanical Garden Society and Bellevue Parks and Community Services, Garden d’Lights features thousands of lights which transform the Garden into a blossoming winter wonderland. Garden d’Lights runs from Saturday, November 29, 2014 through Saturday, January 3, 2015 every evening from 4:30 – 9:30 pm (last entry at 9:00 pm). Please note that the hours have changed slightly. To avoid long lines and crowds, it is more important than ever to visit early in the season, early in the week, and early in the evening. This year we celebrate the opening of the beautiful new Visitor Center complex AND the 20th Anniversary of Garden d’Lights! There will be new displays and a longer route through the garden. A shorter route is marked for those with limited mobility. Be sure to visit the brand new Trillium Store to pick up a gift or two on your visit. You’ll be dazzled by all of the gorgeous offerings. The store will be open every evening from 4:30 – 9:30 pm; additional hours on Saturdays… Category: Arts & Entertainment. Family. Holiday. Outdoor. Audience: Kids. Teens. Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Families. Cost: $5 per person, children 10 and under are free. Contact Name: Lisa Scott. Contact Email: lscott@bellevuewa.gov. Contact Phone: 425-452-6826. Events Newsletter: Yes. Tuesday, December 30, 2014, 4:30 PM – 9:30 PM. Bellevue Botanical Garden 12001 Main Street Bellevue, WA 98005.

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

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

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, December 31, 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, December 31, 2014, 12:30 PM – 2:30 PM. EvergreenHealth Medical Center, 12040 NE 128th Street, Kirkland, WA 98034. For more info visit www.evergreenhealth.com.

Garden d' Lights

Brought to you by the Bellevue Botanical Garden Society and Bellevue Parks and Community Services, Garden d’Lights features thousands of lights which transform the Garden into a blossoming winter wonderland. Garden d’Lights runs from Saturday, November 29, 2014 through Saturday, January 3, 2015 every evening from 4:30 – 9:30 pm (last entry at 9:00 pm). Please note that the hours have changed slightly. To avoid long lines and crowds, it is more important than ever to visit early in the season, early in the week, and early in the evening. This year we celebrate the opening of the beautiful new Visitor Center complex AND the 20th Anniversary of Garden d’Lights! There will be new displays and a longer route through the garden. A shorter route is marked for those with limited mobility. Be sure to visit the brand new Trillium Store to pick up a gift or two on your visit. You’ll be dazzled by all of the gorgeous offerings. The store will be open every evening from 4:30 – 9:30 pm; additional hours on Saturdays… Category: Arts & Entertainment. Family. Holiday. Outdoor. Audience: Kids. Teens. Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Families. Cost: $5 per person, children 10 and under are free. Contact Name: Lisa Scott. Contact Email: lscott@bellevuewa.gov. Contact Phone: 425-452-6826. Events Newsletter: Yes. Wednesday, December 31, 2014, 4:30 PM – 9:30 PM. Bellevue Botanical Garden 12001 Main Street Bellevue, WA 98005.

Happiness Seminar

FREE 60 minute Happiness Seminar. Participants will learn powerful breathing techniques, experience a guided meditation, and light yoga - all of which will leave you recharged and refreshed! The experience of meditation can take us beyond the usual mental stress and emotional agitation to a calm centered place. We explore the delicate art of quietening the mind! This session is open for people with any or no experience of meditation or breathing exercises. MSNBC came to visit ... Workshop Contents: Light yoga Relaxing breathing techniques Guided Meditation Take Home practices for daily use Benefits Reported: Reduced Stress & Increased Productivity Increased Joy & Happiness Enhanced Focus & Concentration Improved Relationships. Category: Arts & Entertainment. Classes & Lectures. Sports & Recreation. Audience: Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Cost: Free. Contact Name: Abhay Murarka. Contact Email: abhay.murarka@artofliving.org. Contact Phone: 206-261-4126. Wednesday, December 31, 2014, 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM. Bellevue Bahai Center. For more info visit www.eventbrite.com.

Garden d' Lights

Brought to you by the Bellevue Botanical Garden Society and Bellevue Parks and Community Services, Garden d’Lights features thousands of lights which transform the Garden into a blossoming winter wonderland. Garden d’Lights runs from Saturday, November 29, 2014 through Saturday, January 3, 2015 every evening from 4:30 – 9:30 pm (last entry at 9:00 pm). Please note that the hours have changed slightly. To avoid long lines and crowds, it is more important than ever to visit early in the season, early in the week, and early in the evening. This year we celebrate the opening of the beautiful new Visitor Center complex AND the 20th Anniversary of Garden d’Lights! There will be new displays and a longer route through the garden. A shorter route is marked for those with limited mobility. Be sure to visit the brand new Trillium Store to pick up a gift or two on your visit. You’ll be dazzled by all of the gorgeous offerings. The store will be open every evening from 4:30 – 9:30 pm; additional hours on Saturdays… Category: Arts & Entertainment. Family. Holiday. Outdoor. Audience: Kids. Teens. Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Families. Cost: $5 per person, children 10 and under are free. Contact Name: Lisa Scott. Contact Email: lscott@bellevuewa.gov. Contact Phone: 425-452-6826. Events Newsletter: Yes. Thursday, January 1, 2015, 4:30 PM – 9:30 PM. Bellevue Botanical Garden 12001 Main Street Bellevue, WA 98005.

Garden d' Lights

Brought to you by the Bellevue Botanical Garden Society and Bellevue Parks and Community Services, Garden d’Lights features thousands of lights which transform the Garden into a blossoming winter wonderland. Garden d’Lights runs from Saturday, November 29, 2014 through Saturday, January 3, 2015 every evening from 4:30 – 9:30 pm (last entry at 9:00 pm). Please note that the hours have changed slightly. To avoid long lines and crowds, it is more important than ever to visit early in the season, early in the week, and early in the evening. This year we celebrate the opening of the beautiful new Visitor Center complex AND the 20th Anniversary of Garden d’Lights! There will be new displays and a longer route through the garden. A shorter route is marked for those with limited mobility. Be sure to visit the brand new Trillium Store to pick up a gift or two on your visit. You’ll be dazzled by all of the gorgeous offerings. The store will be open every evening from 4:30 – 9:30 pm; additional hours on Saturdays… Category: Arts & Entertainment. Family. Holiday. Outdoor. Audience: Kids. Teens. Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Families. Cost: $5 per person, children 10 and under are free. Contact Name: Lisa Scott. Contact Email: lscott@bellevuewa.gov. Contact Phone: 425-452-6826. Events Newsletter: Yes. Friday, January 2, 2015, 4:30 PM – 9:30 PM. Bellevue Botanical Garden 12001 Main Street Bellevue, WA 98005.

Garden d' Lights

Brought to you by the Bellevue Botanical Garden Society and Bellevue Parks and Community Services, Garden d’Lights features thousands of lights which transform the Garden into a blossoming winter wonderland. Garden d’Lights runs from Saturday, November 29, 2014 through Saturday, January 3, 2015 every evening from 4:30 – 9:30 pm (last entry at 9:00 pm). Please note that the hours have changed slightly. To avoid long lines and crowds, it is more important than ever to visit early in the season, early in the week, and early in the evening. This year we celebrate the opening of the beautiful new Visitor Center complex AND the 20th Anniversary of Garden d’Lights! There will be new displays and a longer route through the garden. A shorter route is marked for those with limited mobility. Be sure to visit the brand new Trillium Store to pick up a gift or two on your visit. You’ll be dazzled by all of the gorgeous offerings. The store will be open every evening from 4:30 – 9:30 pm; additional hours on Saturdays… Category: Arts & Entertainment. Family. Holiday. Outdoor. Audience: Kids. Teens. Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Families. Cost: $5 per person, children 10 and under are free. Contact Name: Lisa Scott. Contact Email: lscott@bellevuewa.gov. Contact Phone: 425-452-6826. Events Newsletter: Yes. Saturday, January 3, 2015, 4:30 PM – 9:30 PM. Bellevue Botanical Garden 12001 Main Street Bellevue, WA 98005.

Alzheimer's Caregiver Support Group

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

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 7, 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, January 7, 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, January 14, 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, January 14, 2015, 1:30 PM – 3:00 PM. St. Andrews Lutheran Church, 2650 148th Ave. SE, Room 1E2, Bellevue, WA 98007. For more info visit www.alzwa.org.

Happiness Seminar

FREE 60 minute Happiness Seminar. Participants will learn powerful breathing techniques, experience a guided meditation, and light yoga - all of which will leave you recharged and refreshed! The experience of meditation can take us beyond the usual mental stress and emotional agitation to a calm centered place. We explore the delicate art of quietening the mind! This session is open for people with any or no experience of meditation or breathing exercises. MSNBC came to visit ... Workshop Contents: Light yoga Relaxing breathing techniques Guided Meditation Take Home practices for daily use Benefits Reported: Reduced Stress & Increased Productivity Increased Joy & Happiness Enhanced Focus & Concentration Improved Relationships. Category: Arts & Entertainment. Classes & Lectures. Sports & Recreation. Audience: Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Cost: Free. Contact Name: Abhay Murarka. Contact Email: abhay.murarka@artofliving.org. Contact Phone: 206-261-4126. Wednesday, January 14, 2015, 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM. Bellevue Bahai Center. For more info visit www.eventbrite.com.

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, January 20, 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, January 21, 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, January 21, 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, January 21, 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, 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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.