Bellevue Volunteer Orientation Wed Hopelink's Eastside Literacy Program's orientation for new literacy volunteers, to tutor adults in basic...

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Volunteer Orientation


Wed Hopelink’s Eastside Literacy Program’s orientation for new literacy volunteers, to tutor adults in basic literacy, ESL and GED preparation and also for general office volunteers, 7 p.m. Wednesday, March 2, Hopelink’s Bellevue Center, 15015 Main Street, Suite 206 . Information: 425-943-6780

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Conversation Cafe


Ongoing Drop-in conversation with common-sense ground rules, 7-8:30 p.m. Thursdays, near Starbucks in the Eastside Public Market at Crossroads Bellevue, 15600 N.E. Eighth St. . Information: 425-888-9609 or www.conversationcafe.org


The Magic Teakettle


Sat-Sun Thistle Theatre presents a Japanese bunraku puppet show, 2 and 4 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, March 5-6, KidsQuest Children’s Museum Factoria Mall, 4089 Factoria Blvd. S.E. Tickets: $7-$9. Reservations: 206-524-3388


Singles and Young Adults After Hours


Sat Live music by local singer Asher Hashash, art show and kosher wine and dessert, 8-10 p.m. Saturday, March 5, Tree of Life Judaica and Books, 137 106th Ave. N.E. Information: 425-646-6466


The Brian Waite Band


Sun Original music for the entire family, 1 and 3:30 p.m. Sunday, March 6, Theatre at Meydenbauer, 11100 N.E. Sixth St. Tickets: $12-$15. Reservations: 206-325-6500 or www.ticketwindowonline.com


Eastside Jazz Club


Tues Live music by Larry Fuller Trio, 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, March 8, Sherman Clay, 1000 Bellevue Way. Tickets: $5-$10. Information: 425-454-0633


Eastside Mothers and More


Tues Provide support, education and advocacy for mothers, 7-9 p.m. Tuesday, March 8, East Shore Unitarian Church, 12700 S.E. 32nd St. Topic: Self-defense and Personal Safety. Information: 206-948-2142 or www.eastsidemothersandmore.org


Eastside Interfaith Social Concerns Council


Tues “Social Justice Issues,” discussion led by Reverend Sanford Brown and Michael Ramos, noon-1:30 p.m. Tuesday, March 8, First Presbyterian Church, 1717 Bellevue Way N.E. Information: 425-747-5924


Big Band Dance


Tues Music by Sound of Swing, 2-4 p.m. Tuesday, March 8, North Bellevue Community and Senior Center, 4063 148th Ave. N.E. Cost: $3. Information: 425-452-7681


Abstract Art Show


Ongoing Display of paintings, jewelry and pottery by 12 local artists continues through March 16, East Shore Gallery, 12700 S.E. 32nd St. Gallery hours: 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Mondays through Fridays and by appointment. Information: 425-747-3780


Bill Harley in Concert


Plan Ahead Entertainment for the whole family, noon Saturday, March 12, Bellevue Regional Library, 1111 110th Ave. N.E. Information: 425-450-1765 or www.kcls.org/brl/bellprog1.cfm


How Free Is Our Will?


Plan Ahead Discussion led by Northwest Branch of the Theosophical Society, 7:30-8:45 p.m. Thursday, March 17, Bellevue Regional Library 1111 110th Ave. N.E. Information: 425-644-7725


P.F.L.A.G. Meeting


Plan Ahead Provides support for parents, families and friends of lesbians and gays at 7 p.m. Thursday, March 17, First United Methodist Church, 1934 108th Ave. N.E. Information: 206-325-7724


Ethnobotany


Plan Ahead Discussion about the historic uses of native plants and resources, 7 p.m. Thursday, March 17, Winters House, 2101 Bellevue Way S.E. Information: 425-450-1049


Country Crafts


Plan Ahead Handcrafted folk art, gourmet foods, home furnishings and garments and accessories, 10 a.m.-8 p.m. Thursday and Friday; 10 a.m. Saturday, March 19, Vasa Park Resort, 3549 W. Lake Sammamish Parkway S.E. Information: 425-888-1798


Bothell



Between Past and Future: New Photography and Video from China


Wed Slide show preview of the Seattle Art Museum exhibit, 7 p.m. Wednesday, March, 2, Bothell Regional Library, 18215 98th Ave. N.E. Information: 425-486-7811 or www.kcls.org/bothell/programs.cfm


Catching the Moment: From Sketch to Canvas


Starts Fri Display of paintings by Lyla Jacobsen opens with a “Meet the Artist” reception 5-8 p.m. Friday, March 4 and continues through March 29, Kaewyn Gallery at FrameWright Custom Picture Framing, 10101 Main St. Gallery hours: 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Tuesdays through Thursdays; 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Fridays; 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturdays. Information: 425-483-7385


St. Patrick’s Day Celebration


Plan Ahead Corned beef and cabbage dinner, 4-6 p.m. Friday, March 18, Northshore Senior Center, 10201 E. Riverside Drive. Cost: $5-$8. Reservations: 425-487-2441


Issaquah



Conversation Cafe


Mon Drop-in conversation with common-sense ground rules, 7-8:30 p.m. Mondays, March 7 and 21, Issaquah Library meeting room, 10 W. Sunset Way. Information: 206-383-1900 or 425-836-8846 or www.conversationcafe.org


Issaquah Garden Club


Plan Ahead Presentation by author and Master Gardener Cass Turnbull entitled, “Responsible Pruning,” 10 a.m. Wednesday, March 9, Issaquah Creek Manor, 750 17th Ave. N.E. Information: 425-313-0377


Play It By Heart


Plan Ahead Village Theatre presents a musical about a country singer who struggles to stay true to the music she loves, opens March 16 and continues through April 24 with shows 8 p.m. Wednesdays through Saturdays; 2 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays (except March 26); 7 p.m. Sundays (except March 20 and April 24); 8 p.m. Tuesday, April 19, followed by a post-show discussion, Francis J. Gaudette Theatre, 303 Front St. N. Tickets: $32-$45. Reservations: 425-392-2202


Revolution Gallery


Ongoing Exhibit of new block prints by local artist Amanda Kindregan continues through March 31, 317 N.W. Gilman Blvd. #26. Gallery hours: 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Mondays-Wednesdays and Saturday; 10 a.m.-7 p.m. Thursdays and Fridays; 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Sundays. Information: 425-392-4982


Rapture


Ongoing Display of paintings, collages and sculptures by Issaquah artist Dixie Parker-Fairbanks continues through March 30, University House at Issaquah, 22975 S.E. Black Nugget Road. Gallery hours: 9 a.m.-6 p.m. daily. Information: 425-557-4200


Kenmore



Writer’s Workshop


Starts Thur Encouragement, positive critique and inspiration led by Frances Dayee, 1 p.m. Thursdays, March 3-24, Kenmore Library, 18138 73rd Ave. N.E. Information: 425-486-8747 or www.kcls.org/kenm/programs.cfm


Daytime Book Discussion Group


Mon “Deafening,” by Francis Itani, 1 p.m. Monday, March 7, Kenmore Library, 18138 73rd Ave. N.E. Information: 425-486-8747 or www.kcls.org/kenm/programs.cfm


Great Blue Heron Walk and Talk


Plan Ahead Guided tour with an audubon specialist followed by slideshow, discussion and refreshments, 11 a.m. Friday, March 11, Kenmore Library,, 18138 73rd Ave. N.E. Information: 425-486-8747 or www.kcls.org/kenm/programs.cfm


Kirkland



Heart to Heart — Romantic Adventures


Ends Sun Display of new works by Seattle artist, writer and illustrator Debbie Tomassi and sculptures by Lynn DiNino continues through March 6, Gunnar Nordstrom Gallery, 127 Lake St. S. Gallery hours: 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Mondays through Saturdays; 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Sundays. Information: 425-827-2822 or www.gunnarnordstromgallery.com


Parklane Gallery


Ends Sun Exhibit of new paintings by Susanne Werner and Janet Wold continues through March 6, 130 Park Lane, . Gallery hours: 11 a.m.-6 p.m. daily. Information: 425-827-1462


Abstract/Distract


Ends Sun Display of paintings by Beth Adams, Cerj LaLonde, Marlys Mallet, Michael Nisperos and Glenn Ossiander continues through March 6, Berozkina Gallery, 9 Lake St. Gallery hours: 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Tuesdays-Saturdays; noon-5 p.m. Sundays. Information: 425-803-5032


The Waters Speak: Spirit of Place From the Plains to the Pacific


Fri Songs, dances and stories by Native American and and non-native artists, 8 p.m. Friday, March 4, Kirkland Performance Center, 350 Kirkland Ave. Tickets: $10-$26. Reservations: 425-893-9900 or www.kpcenter.org


cirkus inferno


Sat Daredevil Opera Company presents an interactive adventure about the world’s most dangerous clowns, 2 and 4 p.m. Saturday, March 5, Kirkland performance Center, 350 Kirkland Ave. Tickets: $10-$16. Reservations: 425-893-9900 or www.kpcenter.org


Parklane Gallery


Starts Tues Display of new paintings by Ricardo Campagnoli and Susan Lusa opens March 8 and continues through April 3 with an artists’ reception 6-9 p.m. March 10, 130 Park Lane. Gallery hours: 11 a.m.-6 p.m. daily. Information: 425-827-1462


A Slice of Life


Plan Ahead Display of new paintings by 18 artists opens with a reception 6-9 p.m. Thursday, March 10 and continues through April 3, Howard/Mandville Gallery, 120 Park Lane, Kirkland. Information: 425-889-8212 or www.howardmandville.com


Kirkland Art Walk


Plan Ahead 18 downtown Kirkland galleries within walking distance of each other have extended hours, with artists’ receptions at some galleries, 6-9 p.m. Thursday, March 10. Maps are available at the galleries. Information: 425-889-8212


Mercer Island



Magical Music


Sat Simply Tsfat performs classic niggunim and original folk-rock, 7 p.m. Saturday, March 5, Stroum Jewish Community Center, 3801 E. Mercer Way. Tickets: $5-$30. Reservations: 206-722-8289


Volunteer Event


Sat Plant bare root seedlings at Clise Park, 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday, March 5, Meet at Southeast 39th Street and 84th Avenue Southeast. Bring gloves and a lunch. Information: 206-236-3544


North Bend



Buck and Elizabeth


Plan Ahead Live musical performance with dancing, ventriloquism and humor, 6:30-8:30 p.m. Friday, March 11, Si View Community Center, 400 S.E. Orchard Drive. Information: 425-831-1900 or 425-888-2777


Redmond



Teen Dinners


Ongoing Hot food for teens ages 13-19, 6 p.m. Wednesdays, Old Fire House Teen Center, 16510 N.E. 79th St. Information: 425-556-2370


Artful Readings Book Discussion


Thur “Vermeer in Bosnia,” by Lawrence Weschler, 6-7:30 p.m. Thursday, March 3, Microsoft Redmond Campus, Building 33 Conference Center, 16070 N.E. 36th Way. Information: 425-722-6591. Registration: artevent@microsoft.com


Rehearsal for Murder


Starts Thur Redmond High School presents a thriller about a playwright whose newest play unravels the mystery of his murdered fiancée, 7:30 p.m. Thursdays and Fridays, March 3-11 and Saturday, March 5, Redmond High School Performing Arts Center, 17272 N.E. 104th St. Tickets: $6-$11. Reservations: 425-498-7159


All Ages Concert


Fri Live music by The Recliners, The Breakers and Haunted Lunch., 8 p.m. Friday, March 4, Old Fire House, 16510 N.E. 79th St. Cost: $6. Saturday, March 5: Bobby Spoon, Byrdie, Q. Dot, Strik and Krusal and DJ Ronnal Ives. Information: 425-556-2389


The Elves and the Shoemaker


Ends Sun SPROUTS Children’s Theatre presents a musical tale about a shoemaker and his wife trying to keep their business going, 7 p.m. Fridays, 1 and 3 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays through March 6, SecondStory Repertory, 16587 N.E. 74th St. Tickets: $8.50. Reservations: 425-881-6777


“Lies”


Fri-Sat SecondStory Repertory actors read tales about lies; part of the NightStories spoken word series for adults, 8:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday, March 4-5, SecondStory Repertory, 16587 N.E. 74th St. Tickets: $8 at the door Information: 425-881-6777 or www.secondstoryrep.org/nightstories.htm


Breakfast with the Mayor


Fri No-host breakfast with a chance to discuss local issues and ask questions, 8-9 a.m. Friday, March 4, Family Pancake House, 17621 Redmond Way. Information: 425-556-2101 or thudson@redmond.gov


Artist Lecture Series


Fri Lecture by self-taught artist John Taylor, 6:30-7:30 p.m. Friday, March 4, Microsoft Redmond Campus, Building 33 Conference Center, 16070 N.E. 36th Way. Information: 425-722-6591


Sammamish Rowing Association Open House


Sat Boathouse tours, information from coaches and a chance to row with experienced rowers, noon-3 p.m. Saturday, March 5, 5022 W. Lake Sammamish Blvd. Information:425-653-2583


Acupuncture


Mon Concepts, methods and history, presented by Evergreen Hospital Medical Center, 10:15-11:30 a.m. Monday, March 7, Redmond Senior Center, 8703 160th Ave. N.E. Registration: 425-556-2314


Blood Pressure Checks


Mon By Evergreen Hospital Medical Center, 10:30 a.m.-noon, Monday, March. 7, Redmond Senior Center, 8703 160th Ave. N.E. Registration: 425-556-2314


Open House


Plan Ahead Information about the draft Transportation Master Plan, a chance to ask questions of staff and elected officials; refreshments, 4:30-7 p.m. Wednesday, March 9, Public Safety Building, 8701 160th Ave. N.E. Information: 425-556-2427


Redmond Historical Society


Plan Ahead “Lifting the Veil at Sough House Park,” a discussion, 10:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Saturday, March 12, Old Redmond Schoolhouse Community Center, 16600 N.E. 80th St. Information: 425-885-2919


Eastside Symphony Orchestra


Plan Ahead Music by Vieuxtemps, Lalo and Beethoven, 2 p.m. Sunday, March 13, Redmond Performance Center, 17272 N.E. 104th St. Tickets: $5-$7. Information: 425-462-5231


When Counting Sheep Doesn’t Work


Plan Ahead Information on common sleeping problems and advancements in diagnosis and treatment of sleep disorders, 10:15-11:30 a.m. Monday, March 14, Redmond Senior Center, 8703 160th Ave. N.E. Registration: 425-556-2314


Sophisticated Swing Big Band


Plan Ahead Dancing to the music of the 30s, 40s and 50s, 1-3:30 p.m. Friday, March. 18, Redmond Senior Center, 8703 160th Ave. N.E. Cost. $3. Information: 425-556-2314


Redmond Toddler Group Carnival


Plan Ahead Games and activities for children ages 1-5, raffles and food, 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday, March 19, Evergreen Junior High School, 6900 208th Ave. N.E. Cost: $5 admission/ family; $1 for 2 game tickets. Information: 425-836-1335


Renton



P.F.L.A.G.


Wed Provides support for parents, families and friends of lesbians and gays at 7 p.m. Wednesday, March 2, St. Luke’s Episcopal Church, 99 Wells Ave. S. Information: 206-325-7724


Teen Mystery Dinner Theater


Thur For youth ages 12-18, 7 p.m. Thursday, March 3, Fairwood Library, 17009 140th Ave. S.E. Registration: 425-226-0522. Information: www.kcls.org/fair/programs.cfm


Teen Writing Group


Plan Ahead Writing exercises and tips for teens ages 12018, 7 p.m. Thursday, March 10, Fairwood Library, 17009 140th Ave. S.E. Information: 425-226-0522


Lively Minds Book Group


Plan Ahead “The Road from Coorain,” by Jill Ker Conway, 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, March 15, Fairwood Library, 17009 140th Ave. S.E. Information: 425-226-0522


Daytime Book Group


Plan Ahead “Seven Sisters,” by Margaret Drabble, 12:30 p.m. Wednesday, March 16, Fairwood Library, 17009 140th Ave. S.E. Information: 425-226-0522


Between Past and Future: New Photography and Video of China


Plan Ahead Slide show preview of the Seattle Art Museum exhibit, 7 p.m. Thursday, March 17, Fairwood Library, 17009 140th Ave. S.E. Information: 425-226-0522


Sammamish



Celebrate Dr. Seuss’s Birthday!


Wed Inglewood Junior High School drama students act out Dr. Seuss stories, 4 p.m. Wednesday, March 2, Sammamish Library, 825 228th Ave. N.E. Information: 425-836-8793 or www.kcls.org/samm/programs.cfm


Merrie Olde England


Plan Ahead Music by Sammamish Symphony Orchestra, 2 p.m. Sunday, March 13, Eastlake High School Performing Arts Theater, 300228th Ave. N.E. Tickets: $7-$30. Reservations: 206-517-7777 or www.ticketweb.com


Book Discussion Group


Plan Ahead “The Kite Runner,” by Khaled Hosseini, 7 p.m. Wednesday, March 16, Sammamish Library, 825 228th Ave. N.E. Information: 425-836-8793


Woodinville



All the Way Home


Starts Thur Woodinville High School Theatre Company presents a story about a boy who is forced to deal with the death of his father; based on the novel, “A Death in the Family,” by James Agee, 7:30 p.m. Thursdays-Saturdays, March 3-12, with a question and answer session on March 11, Woodinville High School Auditorium, 19819 136th Ave. N.E. Tickets: $6.50-$10. Reservations: 425-486-7333 or www.woodinvilledrama.org


Private Lives


Starts Thur Woodinville Repertory Theatre presents a comedy about men, women and romance, 7:30 p.m. Thursdays-Saturdays; 2 p.m. Sundays, March 3-13, Wellington Hills Country Club, 7026 240th St. S.E. Tickets: $10-$15. Reservations: 425-481-8502. Information: www.woodinvillerep.org

Compiled by Angie Ma

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