Dates and times are subject to change. Call ahead to confirm. Dec. 2-8 Events Landslide awareness TODAY Learn how to protect your property...
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TODAY Learn how to protect your property at this meeting sponsored by Seattle Department of Planning and Development and Seattle Public Utilities. 10 a.m.-noon, South Seattle Community College, 6000 16th Ave. S.W.; free (206-684-8443 or www.seattle.gov/dpd/News/Events_Classes/default.asp#landslide ).
Crochet holiday ornaments
TODAY Crochet dainty snowflakes, poinsettia blossoms and Santas to decorate a Christmas tree or holiday table; registration required. 10 a.m.-1 p.m., Pacific Fabrics, 1645 140th Ave. N.E., Bellevue; $20 (425-747-3551 or www.pacificfabrics.com).
TODAY Make a fresh wreath using a form, or express your creativity using an artificial evergreen wreath; registration required. 9 a.m.-noon, South Seattle Community College, 6000 16th Ave. S.W., Seattle; $30 plus $15 material fees (206-764-5339 or www.learnatsouth.org).
Holiday kissing ball
TODAY Use evergreen trimmings and berries to create a festive, long-lasting kissing ball. 11 a.m., Sweetgrass Home & Garden, 332 Burnett Ave. S., Renton; $25 (425-226-7280 or www.sweetgrasshome.com).
TODAY Learn how to transform an ordinary glass-topped patio table into a stained-glass jewel. Practice by making a coaster; registration required. 10 a.m.-1:30 p.m., Seymour Stained Glass, 5415 Greenwood Ave. N., Seattle; $65 (206-525-1577 or www.seymourstainedglass.com).
TODAY Bring your found objects and other treasures to create a wreath with fresh greens and colorful ribbons. 10 a.m.-noon or 1-3 p.m., Volunteer Park Conservatory, 1402 E. Galer St., Seattle; $20-$25 (206-322-4112 or www.volunteer parkconservatory.org).
Winter festival and crafts fair
TODAY-SUN Phinney Neighborhood Association’s fundraiser includes 115 juried crafts booths and entertainment. 10 a.m.-5 p.m., Phinney Neighborhood Association, 6532 Phinney Ave. N., Seattle; $2-$4 plus a can of food (206-783-2244 or www.phinneycenter.org).
Basic gift wrap
SUN Learn basic gift-wrapping techniques to give packages a professional look; registration required. 1-3 p.m., Packaging Specialties, 2560 152nd Ave. N.E., Redmond; $25 (425-885-0264 or www.ps-stores.com).
Sand Point Antique & Design Market
SUN More than 100 booths with antiques and collectibles for sale, including Art Deco furniture, pottery, paintings and garden antiques. 8 a.m.-5 p.m., Magnuson Park (Hanger 30), 7400 Sand Point Way, Seattle; $6-$10 (360-978-4154).
SUN Learn basic turning skills and create five charming holiday ornaments in woods or acrylics; registration required. 9:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. or 2-5 p.m., Woodcraft, 5963 Corson Ave. S., Seattle; $60 plus $10 materials fee (206-767-6394 or www.woodcraft.com).
Earthquake home retrofit
WED Learn about the City of Seattle Project Impact and how to evaluate your home for structural improvements; registration required. 7-9 p.m., Phinney Neighborhood Association, 6532 Phinney Ave. N., Seattle; $20-$25 (206-783-2244 or www.phinneycenter.org).
Clear clutter and organize
WED Find out how to declutter, organize, simplify and make peace with your environment. 7-9 p.m., Federal Way Regional Library, 34200 First Way S., Federal Way; free (253-838-3668).
Chinese Style: Living in Beauty and Prosperity
FRI Author Sunamita Lim presents and signs copies of her book, an interior style reference that brings the Chinese style into the home and work space. 12:30 p.m., Bellevue Library, 1111 110th Ave. N.E., Bellevue (425-450-1785); 2:30-3:30 p.m., Ming’s Asian Gallery, 10217 Main St., Bellevue (425-462-4008); 4-8 p.m., Red Door Furnishings, 715 Eighth St., Kirkland; free (425-893-9300).
Home Depot clinics
TODAY-SUN, THU Creating an inviting foyer for the holidays (10 a.m. today), make picture frames and chair rails (1 p.m. Sunday), window coverings (7 p.m. Thursday), all Home Depot locations (call to confirm); free (www.homedepotclinics.com).
Ikea laminate-flooring installation
TODAY In-store experts demonstrate floor installation each Saturday. Demonstrations take place in the rug-and-flooring department. Noon, 2 p.m., 4 p.m. Saturdays (call to confirm), Ikea, 600 S.W. 41st St., Renton; free (425-656-2980 or www.ikea.com).
TODAY-SUN Gift packaging and bow demonstrations. 1 p.m. or 3 p.m., The Container Store, 700 Bellevue Way N.E., Bellevue; free (425-453-7120 or www.containerstore.com).
Everett tea & tour
DEC 9 Tea and tour of the Rucker Mansion in Everett; registration required. 1-4 p.m.; $20 (206-622-6952 or www.historicseattle.org).
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