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Wed Preview anime series and help plan manga and anime events for the library; for ages 12-18, 3:30-5:30 p.m. Nov. 16, Lake Hills Library, 15228 Lake Hills Blvd. (425-747-3350 or www.kcls.org/lh/programs.cfm)

“Strawberry Days”

Thur Author David Neiwert discusses the research for his recently published book, subtitled, “How Internment Destroyed a Japanese American Community,” 7 p.m. Nov. 17, Winters House, 2102 Bellevue Way S.E. (425-450-1049)

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Kiwanis Club of Bellevue Luncheon Meeting

Thur Congressional candidate Randy Gordon discusses next year’s race, noon Nov. 17, Paragon Hotel, 818 112th Ave. N.E. Cost: $15.25 for lunch; non-members welcome. (425-453-9948)

Open Mike Night

Ongoing Opportunity for acoustic musicians to perform, 6-9 p.m. p.m., with 5:30 p.m. sign-up, first and third Thursdays, Crossroads Bellevue, 15600 N.E. Eighth St. (425-644-1111 or www.victorymusic.org)

P.F.L.A.G.

Thur Local high school Gay/Straight Alliance advisor speaks, 7 p.m. Nov. 17, First United Methodist Church, 1934 108th Ave N.E. (425-483-6642 or www.bellevue-pflag.org)

Strategic Gaming Club

Thur Play and discuss role-playing games with other youths 12-19, 3-6:45 p.m. Nov. 17, Lake Hills Library, 15228 Lake Hills Blvd. (425-747-3350 or www.kcls.org/lh/programs.cfm)

What Are the Seven Jewels of Wisdom?

Thur A discussion hosted by the Northwest Theosophical Society, 7:30-8: 45 p.m. Nov. 17, Bellevue Regional Library, 1111 110th Ave. N.E. (425-644-7725)

“Wizard”

Starts Fri The Wicked Witch of the West’s nephew, Irving, has followed Dorothy to Seattle to avenge his aunt’s death, Nov. 18-27, 7 p.m. Friday-Saturdays; 1 p.m. Saturdays (except. Nov. 19); 2 p.m. Sundays, Bellevue Youth Theatre, 16661 Northup Way. Tickets: $8. (425-452-7155)

Christmas Moose Bazaar

Fri-Sat Hand crafted gifts and décor, including items made by local children, Hopelink holiday cards, baked goods and prize drawings; benefits the Bellevue Boys and Girls Club and Hopelink; 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Friday, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 18-19, Knights of Columbus Hall, 14821 S.E. 16th St. (425-822-5296)

Glancing Back: What Happened to American Craft?

Fri Lloyd Herman, curator of “Looking Forward, Glancing Back: Northwest Designer Craftsmen at 50,” discusses the evolution of craft from its functional past to its recognition as a visual art form, 6 p.m. Nov. 18, Bellevue Arts Museum, 510 Bellevue Way N.E. Cost: $5 for non-members. (425-519-0770 or www.bellevuearts.org)

Late Night Music at Crossroads

Ongoing Live music, 7:30-10 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays, Crossroads Bellevue, 15600 N.E. Eighth St. Nov. 18: Folk troubadour Cliff Eberhardt. Nov. 19: Blues with Cooke ‘n’ Green. Nov. 25: Michael Powers plays guitar for the holidays. Nov. 26: Pearl Django’s Metropolitan swing and Gypsy jazz. (425-644-1111 or www.crossroadsbellevue.com)

Cello in the Spotlight

Sat-Sun Bellevue Philharmonic concert features solo cellist Jeffrey Solow, with works by Beethoven, Elgar and Schumann; 7:30 p.m. Saturday, 2 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 19-20, Theatre at Meydenbauer Center, 11100 N.E. Sixth St. Tickets: $10-$30. (206-325-6500 or www.ticketwindowonline.com)

Holiday Bazaar

Sat Handcrafted treasures, jewelry, woodturnings, ornaments, folk art, wearables and home décor by local artists, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Nov. 19, Samena Swim & Recreation Club, 15231 Lake Hills Blvd. (425-746-1160)

Ladies Musical Club

Sun Concert with works for piano and soprano, 3 p.m. Nov. 20, Bellevue First United Methodist Church, 1934 108th Ave. N.E. (206-622-6882 or www.lmcseattle.org)

a cappella joy Chorus

Mon The Bellevue chapter of Sweet Adelines invites women of all skill levels interested in singing women’s barbershop music to open rehearsals, 7 p.m. Mondays, Newport Hills Community Church, 5833 119th Ave. S.E. (206-660-2908 or rlwclawson@hotmail.com)

Crossroads Thanksgiving Dinner

Plan Ahead Holiday arts and crafts for all ages followed by a free Thanksgiving dinner for those in need, 5:30 p.m. Nov. 23, Highland Community Center, 14224 N.E. Bel-Red Road. (425-452-4874)

Teen Advisory Board

Plan Ahead Volunteers ages 12-18 help plan teen-related events; community service hours available, 3:30 p.m. Nov. 23, Lake Hills Library, 15228 Lake Hills Blvd. (425-747-3350 or www.kcls.org/lh/programs.cfm)

“Meeting Faith: The Forest Journals of a Black Buddhist Nun”

Plan Ahead Author Faith Adiele reads from her memoir about her transformation from Ivy League over-achiever to Thailand’s first black Buddhist nun, 5-7 p.m. Nov. 25, Bellevue Arts Museum, 510 Bellevue Way N.E. (425-519-0770 or www.bellevuearts.org)

Holiday Magic

Plan Ahead Ballet Bellevue’s celebration of winter around the world; 2 and 7 p.m. Saturday, 3 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 26-27, Theatre at Meydenbauer Center, 11100 N.E. Sixth St. Tickets: $10-$17. (206-325-6500 or www.balletbellevue.org)

Birding the Hotspots

Plan Ahead A field trip to this month’s best birding location in King County, hosted by East Lake Washington Audubon Society, 9 a.m.-noon Nov. 28. Meet before 9 a.m. at the north end of the Newport Hills Park & Ride, Lake Washington Boulevard Southeast and 113th Place Southeast. Cost: $2. (425-746-6351 or www.elwas.org/events)

Fun, Easy Fridays

Plan Ahead Free community dinner followed by a parent workshop on putting family first during the holiday season, starting new traditions and making gifts; supervised swimming and activities for children 12 and under, 5:30-8:30 p.m. Dec. 2, Bellevue YMCA, 14230 Bel-Red Road. (register: 425-746-9900)

“Messiah”

Plan Ahead Bellevue Philharmonic and Bellevue Chamber Chorus perform Handel’s masterwork for the holidays; 7 p.m. Saturday, 2 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 3-4, Theatre at Meydenbauer Center, 11100 N.E. Sixth St. Tickets: $10-$30. (206-325-6500 or www.ticketwindowonline.com)

Fun with Beads for Kids!

Plan Ahead Children ages 9-13 learn to make beaded bracelets, noon-2 p.m. Dec. 3, Bellevue Arts Museum, 510 Bellevue Way N.E. Cost: $3. (register: 425-519-0770 or www.bellevuearts.org)

Bothell

Book Review Group

Fri “The Stuff of Love,” by Dianna Crawford, 10-11:30 a.m. Nov. 18, Northshore Senior Center, 10201 E. Riverside Drive. (425-487-2441)

Holiday Marketplace

Fri-Sat Crafts, collectibles, books, jewelry, plants and baked goods made and donated by local seniors; 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Friday, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 18-19, Northshore Senior Center, 10201 E. Riverside Drive. (425-487-2441 or www.northshoreseniorcenter.org)

Pancake Breakfast

Sat 8-11:30 a.m. Nov. 19, Northshore Senior Center, 10201 E. Riverside Drive. Cost: $4-$5. (425-487-2441)

Thanksgiving Dinner

Plan Ahead Traditional turkey dinner, 2 p.m. Nov. 24, Northshore Senior Center, 10201 E. Riverside Drive. (reservations by Nov. 18: 425-487-2441)

Carnation

Mini Afro-Cuban Music & Dance Festival

Sat Workshops on traditional and popular Afro-Cuban dance followed by potluck “rumbita” party with live music, 2-7 p.m. Nov. 19, Millers Community & Arts Center, 4597 Tolt Ave. Cost: $20-$35 for workshops; $3 potluck donation. (425-333-5007 or www.millersarts.com)

Holiday Bazaar

Plan Ahead Crafts by local artists, bake sale and live music, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Dec. 3, Sno-Valley Senior Activity Center, 4610 Stephens Ave. (425-333-4152)

Issaquah

“Cats”

Ongoing Village Theatre presents Andrew Lloyd Webber’s classic Broadway musical, through Dec. 31, 8 p.m. Tuesdays-Saturdays (except Nov. 22 and Dec. 31), 2 p.m. Saturdays-Sundays (except Nov. 19), 7 p.m. Sundays, no shows Nov. 24 and Dec. 24-25, Francis Gaudette Theatre, 303 Front St. N. Tickets: $24-$48. (425-392-2202 or www.villagetheatre.org)

Library Book Club

Wed “Towers of Trebizon,” by Rose MacAulay, 7 p.m. Nov. 16, Issaquah Library, 10 W. Sunset Way. (425-392-5430 or www.kcls.org/iss/event.cfm)

Crafts in the Barn

Fri-Sat Issaquah Women’s Club annual holiday arts & crafts fair featuring hand-made items by local artists; benefits local scholarships and charities, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Nov. 18-19, Pickering Barn, 1730 10th Ave. N.W. (425-466-9862)

Strategy Games Club

Plan Ahead For students in grades 6-12; refreshments, 2:30-4:30 p.m. Nov. 25, Issaquah Library, 10 W. Sunset Way. (425-392-5430 or www.kcls.org/iss/event.cfm)

District-wide Middle School Dance

Plan Ahead Music and dancing for youth in grades 6-8; refreshments available, 7-10 p.m. Dec. 2, Issaquah Community Center, 301 Rainier Blvd. S. Dress code enforced; unescorted youths not permitted to leave before 10 p.m. Cost: $5; photo ID required. (425-837-3317)

Lake Sammamish State Park Tree Planting

Plan ahead Volunteers help plant trees to provide shade for salmon runs and improve wildlife habitat, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Dec. 3, Lake Sammamish State Park, 20606 S.E. 56th St. (directions provided upon registration: 206-812-0122 or www.mtsgreenway.org/Volunteer/volunteer.htm)

Kenmore

Writer’s Workshop

Ongoing Author Frances Dayee offers encouragement, positive critique and tips on getting published, 1-3 p.m. Thursdays through Nov. 17, Kenmore Library, 18138 73rd Ave. N.E. (425-486-8747 or www.kcls.org/kenm/programs.cfm)

Triumphant Light

Sun Kirkland Choral Society’s holiday concert, with songs for Christmas, Chanukah and the winter solstice, accompanied by Pacifica Children’s Chorus and a chamber orchestra, 2 p.m. Nov. 20, Bastyr University Chapel, 14500 Juanita Drive N.E. Tickets: $12-$18. (425-822-7084 or www.kirklandchoralsociety.org)

Study Zone

Ongoing Free homework help from volunteer tutors for elementary, middle and high school students, 3:30-5:30 p.m. Mondays, Kenmore Library, 18138 73rd Ave. N.E. (425-486-8747 or www.kcls.org/studyzone)

Evening Book Discussion Group

Plan Ahead “Snow Falling on Cedars,” by David Guterson, 7 p.m. Nov. 28, Kenmore Library, 18138 73rd Ave. N.E. (425-486-8747 or www.kcls.org/kenm/programs.cfm)

Kirkland

Study Zone

Ongoing Free homework help from volunteer tutors for elementary, middle and high school students; 4-6 p.m. Wednesdays, 6-8 p.m. Thursdays, 2-4 p.m. Sundays, Kingsgate Library, 12315 N.E. 143rd St. (425-821-7686 or www.kcls.org/studyzone)

Teen Science Fiction/Fantasy Book Club

Wed “Dragon and Thief,” by Timothy Zahn, 5:30 p.m. Nov. 16, Kingsgate Library, 12315 N.E. 143rd St. (425-821-7686 or www.kcls.org/kings/programs.cfm)

“I’m a Leg-man, er, Bill-man Myself”

Thur East Lake Washington Audubon Society monthly meeting features a multi-media presentation by Robert Howson on how to identify different bird species by their feet and beaks and the clues they give about the birds’ lives and environments; 7 p.m., with social hour at 6:30 p.m., Nov. 17, Northlake Unitarian Universalist Church, 308 Fourth Ave. S. (425-576-8805 or www.elwas.org)

Sounds of Love

Thur Persian poetry and music, including a performance by Hossein Omoumi followed by a wine and cheese reception with the artists; benefits The Child Foundation to help victims of the Bam earthquake in Iran, 8 p.m. Nov. 17, Kirkland Performance Center, 350 Kirkland Ave. Tickets: $25-$50. (425-893-9900 or www.kpcenter.org)

Ibdaa Palestinian Dance Troupe

Fri Youths from the West Bank’s Dheisheh refugee camp perform traditional folkloric dance depicting the history and aspirations of Palestinian refugees, 8 p.m. Nov. 18, Kirkland Performance Center, 350 Kirkland Ave. Tickets: $15. (425-893-9900 or www.kpcenter.org)

Socrates Café

Fri Monthly philosophical discussion group, 7 p.m. Nov. 18, Parkplace Books, 348 Parkplace Center. (425-828-6546)

Teen Concerts

Ongoing All-ages venue, with local performers, 7 p.m., Kirkland Teen Union Building, 348 Kirkland Ave. Cost: $5. Nov. 18: 3 Dollar Buzz, Sweaty Sweaters, Robo Magic Core and Full Throttle. Nov. 19: Blane. (425-822-3088 or www.ktub.org)

“The Ugly Duckling”

Ends Sun StoryBook Theater’s musical adaptation of the classic tale; through Nov. 20, 11 a.m. Saturdays, 1 and 3 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays, Kirkland Performance Center, 350 Kirkland Ave. Tickets: $7.50. (425-893-9900 or www.kpcenter.org)

The Big Little Circus

Sat Snapdragon Puppets creates a miniature circus, with clowns, wild animals and high-wire acrobatics, 10:30 a.m. Nov. 19, Kingsgate Library, 12315 N.E. 143rd St. (425-821-7686 or www.kcls.org/kings/programs.cfm)

Uncle Bonsai

Sat The Seattle folk-pop group’s quirky humor, sung in three-part harmony, 8 p.m. Nov. 19, Kirkland Performance Center, 350 Kirkland Ave. Tickets: $10-$24. (425-893-9900 or www.kpcenter.org)

Hopelink Turkey Trot

Sun 5K walk through downtown Kirkland to benefit Hopelink’s holiday food programs; turkey-themed attire encouraged, noon registration; 1 p.m. start, Nov. 20, Marina Park, 25 Lake Shore Plaza. Cost: $20. (register: 425-869-6029 or www.hope-link.org)

PacNW Bookclub

Mon Features books by Pacific Northwest authors, including “The Memoir Club” by Laura Kalpakian, 7 p.m. Nov. 21, Parkplace Books, 348 Parkplace Center (425-828-6546)

The Reading Circle Bookclub

Tues “The Birth of Venus,” by Sarah Dunant, 7 p.m. Nov. 22, Parkplace Books, 348 Parkplace Center. (425-828-6546)

Certified Lunatic & Master of the Impossible

Plan Ahead Mad maestro Tomá{scaron} Kubínek performs his one-man circus act, 2 p.m. Saturday; 3 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 26-27, Kirkland Performance Center, 350 Kirkland Ave. Tickets: $10-$18. (425-893-9900 or www.kpcenter.org)

David Lanz

Plan Ahead The Seattle New Age musician plays smooth jazz, R&B and “cosmic pop,” 8 p.m. Nov. 26, Kirkland Performance Center, 350 Kirkland Ave. Tickets: $10-$24. (425-893-9900 or www.kpcenter.org)

French Conversation Club

Plan Ahead All ages and language skill levels welcome, 7-9 p.m. Nov. 28, Kirkland Library, 308 Kirkland Ave. (425-822-2459 or www.kcls.org/kirk/programs.cfm)

Movies for Your Mind

Plan Ahead Be part of the studio audience as Imagination Theatre records two radio-drama episodes, 7:30 p.m. Nov. 28, Kirkland Performance Center, 350 Kirkland Ave. Tickets: $7.50-$8.50. (425-893-9900 or www.kpcenter.org)

Stand-up Comedy Competition

Plan Ahead Thirty semifinalists compete for the chance to be one of five finalists; not recommended for youths under age 13, 8 p.m. Nov. 25, Kirkland Performance Center, 350 Kirkland Ave. Tickets: $15-$20. (425-893-9900 or www.kpcenter.org)

“Counting Heads”

Plan Ahead Author David Marusek discusses and signs his debut sci-fi novel, 7 p.m. Nov. 29, Parkplace Books, 348 Parkplace Center. (425-828-6546)

Parkplace Books Holiday Celebration

Plan Ahead An evening of music, desserts and wassail features book signings by authors Greg Atkinson (“Entertaining in the Northwest Style”) and Bob Neir (“A City Comes of Age”); benefits Kirkland Interfaith Transitional Housing (KITH), 7 p.m. Dec. 2, Parkplace Books, 348 Parkplace Center. (425-828-6546)

Mercer Island

Holiday Art Show

Ongoing Mixed-media works and gift items by island artists includes textiles, pottery, paintings, jewelry and paper art, through Jan. 6, Mercer Island Chamber Art Gallery, 7605 S.E. 27th St., suite 109. Gallery hours: 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Mondays-Fridays and by appointment. (206-232-3404)

“Ann of Green Gables”

Ends Sun Adaptation of L.M. Montomery’s novel about a high-spirited redheaded orphan brought to a quiet town on Prince Edward Island, Canada, 7 p.m. Friday-Saturday; 2 p.m. Saturday-Sunday, through Nov. 20, Youth Theatre Northwest, 8805 S.E. 40th St. Tickets: $11. (206-232-2202 or www.youththeatre.org)

“Ravenscroft”

Ends Sat Mercer Island Players present Don Nigro’s dark comedy about the women of Ravenscroft Manor, 7:30 p.m. Thursday-Saturday Nov. 17-19, Youth Theatre Northwest’s Studio Stage, 8805 S.E. 40th St. Tickets: $10 at the door. (206-339-7785 or www.islandplayers.org)

North Bend

Physical Music by Lelavision

Fri Ela Lamblin and Leah Mann intertwine music, dance and humor using fanciful homemade musical instruments; 7-8 p.m., with family night dinner available at 6:30 p.m., Nov. 18, Si View Community Center, 400 S.E. Orchard Drive. (425-831-1900 or www.siviewpark.org)

Holiday Bazaar

Plan Ahead Unique and handcrafted items by 30 local and regional artists, entertainment, door prizes and refreshments, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Dec. 3, Si View Community Center, 400 S.E. Orchard Drive. (425-831-1900 or www.siviewpark.org)

Redmond

Study Zone

Ongoing Free homework help from volunteer tutors for elementary, middle and high school students, 6-8 p.m. Sundays-Thursdays, Redmond Regional Library, 15990 N.E. 85th St. (425-885-1861 or www.kcls.org/studyzone)

“Man of LaMancha”

Ongoing Classic musical tale of Don Quixote, through Nov. 26, 8:15 p.m. Fridays-Saturdays and 2:15 p.m. Nov. 20 , SecondStory Repertory, 16587 N.E. 74th St. Tickets: $20-$26. (425-881-6777 or www.secondstoryrep.org)

Get’cha Geek On Concert

Fri Report card celebration night, with music by The Damzels and Missing Fingers; all-ages venue, 8 p.m. Nov. 18, Old Fire House Teen Center, 16510 N.E. 79th St. Cost: $6; free with a current report card showing a 3.0 cumulative grade-point average. (425-556-2389 or www.theoldfirehouse.org)

Sophisticated Swing Big Band

Fri Dancing to the music of the 1930s, ’40s and ’50s, 1-3:30 p.m. Nov. 18, Redmond Senior Center, 8703 160th Ave. N.E. Cost. $3. (425-556-2314)

Eastside Symphony Orchestra

Sun Works by Tchaikovsky, Beethoven and Strauss, 2 p.m. Nov. 20, Redmond High School Performance Center, 17272 N.E. 104th St. Tickets: $5-$7. (425-462-5231 or www.eastsidesymphony.org)

“droidMAKER”

Mon Author Michael Rubin discusses and signs his book about Lucasfilms and the digital revolution, 7-8:15 p.m. Nov. 21, Redmond Town Center Borders Books & Music, 16549 N.E. 74th St. (425-869-1907)

Self Defense for Seniors

Mon Workshop on simple techniques to help ensure personal safety, 10:15-11:30 a.m. Nov. 21, Redmond Senior Center, 8703 160th Ave. N.E. (register: 425-556-2314)

DART Transportation Program

Plan Ahead Overview of Metro’s Dial-a-Ride-Transit (DART) service, which has a fixed schedule but a flexible route, 10-11 a.m. Nov. 28, Redmond Senior Center, 8703 160th Ave. N.E. (register: 425-556-2314)

Evening Book Discussion

Plan Ahead “The No.1 Ladies’ Detective Agency,” by Alexander McCall Smith, 7:30 p.m. Dec. 1, Redmond Regional Library, 15990 N.E. 85th St. (425-885-1861 or www.kcls.org/red/redprog.cfm)

Old Fire House Concerts

Plan Ahead All-ages venue, with local performers, 8 p.m., Old Fire House Teen Center, 16510 N.E. 79th St. Cost: $6. Dec. 2: Sicily Crypt, Full Throttle, Cal Red and The Anne Rogers Quartet. (425-556-2389 or www.theoldfirehouse.org)

Renton

Study Zone

Ongoing Free homework help from volunteer tutors for elementary, middle and high school students, 5-7 p.m. Mondays and Thursdays, Fairwood Library, 17009 140th Ave. S.E. (425-226-0522 or www.kcls.org/studyzone)

“The Cemetery Club”

Starts Fri Valley Community Players present a comedy about three Jewish widows whose friendship is tested when one of them meets a widower on their monthly trip to visit their husbands’ graves, Nov. 18-Dec. 4. 8 p.m. Fridays-Saturdays; 7:30 p.m. Dec. 1; 2 p.m. Dec. 4, Carco Theatre, 1717 Maple Valley Highway. Tickets: $12-$14. (425-226-5190 or www.valleycommunityplayers.org)

Hassle Free Holiday Bazaar

Fri-Sat Hand-crafted items by more than 100 vendors; refreshments, 11 a.m.-7 p.m. Friday; 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 18-19, Renton Community Center, 1715 Maple Valley Highway (425-430-6700 or www.ci.renton.wa.us/attract/events.htm)

Sammamish

Sammamish Book Discussion Group

Wed “My Sister’s Keeper,” by Jodi Picoult, 7 p.m. Nov. 16, Sammamish Library, 825 228th Ave. N.E. Dec. 21: Share the book of your choice. (425-836-8793 or www.kcls.org/samm/programs.cfm)

Snoqualmie

Study Zone

Ongoing Free homework help from volunteer tutors for elementary, middle and high school students, 4-6 p.m. Thursdays, Snoqualmie Library, 38580 S.E. River St. (425-888-1223 or www.kcls.org/studyzone)

Woodinville

Discovered (& Undiscovered) Potters’ Sale

Thur-Sat Functional and decorative pieces by 80 Northwest artists, 9 a.m.-9 p.m. Thursday-Friday, 9 a.m.-7 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 17-19, Hollywood Schoolhouse, 14810 N.E. 145th St. (425-868-3989 or www.undiscoveredpotters.com)

“The Story of Ferdinand”

Sat Book-It Repertory Theater presents the classic tale of a peace-loving bull forced to fight, accompanied by Spanish music and historical facts and followed by a showing of the Disney film “Ferdinand the Bull,” 1 p.m. Nov. 19, Woodinville Library, 17105 Avondale Road N.E. (425-788-0733 or www.kcls.org/childrensbookmonth)

Kingsgate/Woodinville Libraries Book Discussion Group

Plan Ahead “Blindness,” by Jose Saramago, 10 a.m.-noon Dec. 3, Woodinville Library, 17105 Avondale Rd. N.E. (425-788-0733 or www.kcls.org/kings/programs.cfm)

Compiled by Nyssa Rogers

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