Bellevue Bellevue Live Jazz Series Wed Pop jazz and rhythm & blues with Nadine Shanti; wine and appetizers available, 5-6:30 p.m., April 13, at Civica...

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Bellevue Live Jazz Series


Wed Pop jazz and rhythm & blues with Nadine Shanti; wine and appetizers available, 5-6:30 p.m., April 13, at Civica Office Commons, 205 108th Ave. N.E. April 20: Jazz saxophonist Darren Montamedy performs at Key Center, 601 108th Ave. N.E. Cost: $2 for wine and appetizers. Information: 425-453-1223 or www.bellevuelive.com/schedule.html


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Ends Fri Exhibit of writing and photography created by Eastside teens participating in the Exploring Diversity Media Arts Workshop on display 8 a.m.-5 p.m. through April 15, Bellevue City Hall, 11511 Main St. Information: 425-869-5243


South Asian Book Group


Wed “An Obedient Father,” by Akhil Sharma, 7 p.m., April 13, Barnes & Noble, 626 106th Ave. N.E. Information: 425-451-8463


Blooming Garden


Ongoing Display of paintings, jewelry, sculpture, photography and ceramics by 17 local artists continues through April 24, East Shore Gallery, 12700 S.E. 32nd St. Gallery hours: 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Mondays through Fridays. Information: 425-747-3780


Lake Washington Branch AAUW


Wed Seattle Times movie critic Moira MacDonald “Insights of a Movie Maven”on the impact of film on our modern culture; non-members welcome, 9:30 a.m. April 13, Grace Lutheran Church, 9625 N.E. Eighth St. Information: 425-868-5657


Kiwanis Club of Bellevue Luncheon Meeting


Thur Bob Felix, author of “Not By Fire, But By Ice” asks, “Is there an ice age in your future?” noon, April 14, Ramada Inn Bellevue Center, 818 112th Ave. N.E. Cost: $15.25 for lunch; non-members welcome. Information: 425-453-9948


Late Night Music at Crossroads Bellevue


Fri-Sat Live music, 7:30-10 p.m., Crossroads Bellevue, 15600 N.E. Eighth St. April 15: Humor, original folk and blues by the Kings of Mongrel Folk. April 16: Jazz and pop singer songwriter Barbie Anaka performs. Information: 425-644-1111 or www.crossroadsbellevue.com


Hip Hop Street Poetry


Fri Explore the world of freestyle hip-hop and spoken word poetry; for ages 12-18, 4 p.m., April 15, Lake Hills Library, 15228 Lake Hills Blvd. Information: 425-747-3350


European Masters


Sat-Sun The final concert of Bellevue Philharmonic Orchestra’s Masterworks@Meydenbauer concert series features works by Grieg, Eller and Dvorak, 7:30 p.m. Saturday and 8 p.m. Sunday, April 16-17, Theatre at Meydenbauer, 11100 N.E. Sixth St. Tickets: $12.25-$34. Reservations: 206-325-6500 or www.ticketwindowonline.com


“Homage”


Sat The Cascadian Singers present an evening of music by modern composers written in tribute to great composers of the past, 7:30 p.m. April 16, St. Margaret’s Episcopal Church, 4228 Factoria Blvd. S.E. Tickets: $12-$17. Reservations: 206-286-6028. Information: www.cascadianchorale.org


Ladies Music Club Concert


Sun Music by Bach and Brahms, 3 p.m., April 17, Bellevue First United Methodist Church, 1934 108th Ave. N.E. Information: 425-673-5564


“When the Emperor Was Divine”


Tues Bellevue Community College students and faculty will perform selections from Julie Otsuka’s novel about Japanese family members sent to internment camps during World War II, 7-8 p.m., April 19, Bellevue Regional Library, 1111 110th Ave. N.E. Information: 425-450-1765


“The Privilege of Youth”


Plan Ahead Author Dave Pelzer reads from and discusses his autobiography about triumphing over a childhood spent in the foster care system, 7 p.m., April 20, Barnes & Noble Booksellers, 626 106th Ave. N.E. Information: 425-451-8463


Anime and Manga Appreciation Club


Plan Ahead Drawing techniques, story discussions and new titles; for youth ages 12-18, 3:30 p.m., April 20, Lake Hills Library, 15228 Lake Hills Blvd. Information: 425-747-3350


Eastside Mothers and More


Plan Ahead Support, education and advocacy for mothers, 7-9 p.m., April 21, East Shore Unitarian Church, 12700 S.E. 32nd St. Topic: Deadly stereotypes of motherhood. Information: 206-948-2142 or www.eastsidemothersandmore.org


P.F.L.A.G.


Plan Ahead Guest speaker Dr. Doug Haldeman discusses research in Lesbian/Gay/Bisexual psychology, 7 p.m., April 21, First United Methodist Church, 1934 108th Ave. N.E. Information: 206-325-7724 or 425-483-6642


American Girls Club


Plan Ahead American Girls stories and crafts for children ages 6-12, 3 p.m., April 24, Barnes & Noble Booksellers, 626 106th Ave. N.E. Information: 425-451-8463


Fourth Annual Poetry Coffeehouse


Plan Ahead Open mike opportunity for teens to share original poetry or read from a favorite author’s work; refreshments, 7 p.m. April 25, Lake Hills Library, 15228 Lake Hills Blvd. Information: 425-747-3350 or www.kcls.org/lh/programs.cfm


Teen Advisory Board


Plan Ahead Volunteers ages 12-18 are needed to help plan teen-related events; community service hours available, 3:30 p.m., April 27, Lake Hills Library, 15228 Lake Hills Blvd. Bellevue Information: 425-747-3350 or www.kcls.org/lh/programs.cfm


Women and Anger


Plan Ahead Warning signs of anger, handling external pressure and managing emotion, 6:30-8:30 p.m., May 2, Bellevue Family YMCA, 14230 Bel-Red Road. Cost: $5-$8; $3 childcare. Register by April 29: 425-746-9900


Bothell



Tales and Tea: Down by the Sea


Wed Selected short stories about the sea read aloud over a cup of tea, 3:30 p.m., April 13, Bothell Regional Library, 18215 98th Ave. N.E. Information: 425-486-7811


Onward and Upward: New Approaches to Classic Themes


Ongoing Display of paintings by Woodinville artist Kay Barnes continues through May 3, Kaewyn Gallery at FrameWright Custom Picture Framing, 10101 Main St. Gallery hours: 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Tuesday-Thursday; 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Fridays; 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturdays. Information: 425-483-7385


Financial Series for Seniors


Wed “Estate Planning and Capital Preservation,” 10-11:30 a.m. April 13, Northshore Senior Center, 10201 E. Riverside Drive. April 20: Legal Strategies for Long Term Care. Cost: $5 per class. Registration: 425-487-2441


Career and Internship Fair


Thur More than 40 Puget Sound area employers will be available to discuss career and internship opportunities, 1:30-5:00 p.m. April 14, University of Washington Bothell Campus, North Creek Café, 18325 Campus Way N.E. Information: 425-352-3183 or www.uwb.edu/career/fair


Craft and Jewelry Sale


Fri-Sat Benefits the senior center, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Friday and 8:30 a.m.-noon Saturday, April 15-16, Northshore Senior Center, 10201 E. Riverside Dr. Information: 425-487-2441


Pancake Breakfast


Sat 8-11:30 a.m., April 16, Northshore Senior Center, 10201 E. Riverside Drive. Cost: $4-$5. Reservations: 425-487-2441


Chateau Singers


Plan Ahead Perform old-time, modern and spiritual songs, 2 p.m. April 22, Northshore Senior Center, 10201 E. Riverside Dr. Information: 425-487-2441


Library Book Sale


Plan Ahead Benefits Friends of the Bothell Regional Library programs, 10 a.m.-5 p.m., April 23, 18215 98th Ave. N.E. Information: 425-486-7811


Elder Law


Plan Ahead Overview of legal issues affecting seniors, presented by Eastside Legal Assistance Program, 9:30-11 a.m., April 27, Northshore Senior Center, 10201 E. Riverside Drive. Registration: 425-487-2441


Carnation



Farmers Market Volunteers Needed


Ongoing Opportunities to help with publicity, chefs’ demonstrations, market set-up and information table staffing for the Carnation Farmers Market which opens May 17. Information: 425-333-6050 or www.carnationfarmersmarket.org


Sno-Valley Tilth Film Festival


Sat “Broken Limbs,” a look at the plight of apple growers in the age of globalization,7:30 p.m. April 16, Miller’s Community & Arts Center, 4597 Tolt Ave. Cost: $4. May 14: “The Future of Food,” an investigation into genetically engineered foods. Information: 425-333-5007 or www.millersarts.com


Issaquah



Play It By Heart


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


Issaquah Garden Club


Wed Pat Roome will discuss plant propagation and shade houses, 10 a.m., April 13, Tibbetts Creek Manor, 750 17th Ave. N.W. Information: 425-313-0377


Natural Wonders: Artistic Impressions


Ongoing Show of 11 local artists’ interpretations of nature through photography, sculpture, painting, mixed media, drawing and metal work, continues through Sept. 12, University House at Issaquah, 22975 S.E. Black Nugget Road. Gallery hours: 8:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m. daily. Information: 425-557-4200


April Pool’s Day


Fri Water safety education event covers small crafts, fly-fishing, scuba, life jackets and water rescues, 7-9 p.m. April 15, Julius Boehm Pool, 50 S.E. Clark St. Cost: $3-$5. Information: 425-3350


“Simple Elegance”


Fri-Sun Block Party Quilters annual quilt show features traditional and contemporary quilts, demonstrations, merchant’s mall and tea room; children can decorate squares for Ronald McDonald House quilts, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Friday-Sunday, April 14-17, Issaquah Community Center, 301 Rainier Blvd. S. Cost: $5. Information: 425-837-3300


Issaquah Public Market


Starts Sat Opening day for fresh, in-season produce, cut flowers, baked goods, specialty foods, arts and crafts, 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Continues through Oct. 15, Pickering Barn, 1730 10th Ave. N.W. Volunteers still needed to help set up and manage the weekly market; advertising and marketing experience especially needed. Information: 425-837-3311


Neighborhood Bullies: Invasive Weeds in Urban Lands


Sat A King County weed expert shows how to identify, remove and replace weeds that threaten landscapes, waterways and wildlife; bring samples from your yard, 9-11 a.m., April 16, Pickering Barn, 1730 10th Ave. Registration: 425-837-3408 or patd@ci.issaquah.wa.us


Issaquah Historical Society


Sat Author Eric Erickson talks about his book “From Canoes to SUVs: The Transportation History of Issaquah,” 11 a.m., April 16, Issaquah Depot, 50 Rainier Blvd. N. Information: 425-392-3500


Leaping Lemur Day


Sat Celebration of the lemurs of Madagascar with lectures, demonstrations and lemur-related activities, 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m. April 16, Cougar Mountain Zoo, 19525 S.E. 54th St. Cost: $6-$8.50. Information: 425-391-5508 or www.cougarmountainzoo.org


Kenmore



Study Zone


Mon Homework help for elementary, middle and high school students, 3:30-5:30 p.m. Mondays, Kenmore Library, 18138 73rd Ave. N.E. Information: 425-486-8747


Writer’s Workshop


Ongoing Positive critique and inspiration led by Frances Dayee, 1 p.m. Thursdays, Kenmore Library, 18138 73rd Ave. N.E. Information: 425-486-8747 or www.kcls.org/kenm/programs.cfm


Kirkland



“My Self-Portrait”


Ongoing Works in oil pastel by local homeless young adults; individual works are not for sale, but donations benefit Friends of Youth’s homeless shelter The Landing. Exhibit continues through May 1. Parklane Gallery, 130 Park Lane. Gallery hours: 11 a.m.-7 p.m. daily; closed 1st Mondays. Information: 425-827-1462 or www.parklanegallery.com


“The Bold and Beautiful: Landscapes of a Fauvist Flavor”


Starts Wed Show of paintings by Brad Caplis and Rich Klopfer opens with artists’ receptions 6-9 p.m., April 13-14, and continues through May 8, Gunnar Nordstrom Gallery, 127 Lake St. S. Gallery hours: 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Monday-Saturday; 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Sundays. Information: 425-827-2822 or www.gunnarnordstromgallery.com


Release and Capture


Ongoing Display of contemporary works of paper art by seven local artists continues through May 8, Kirkland Arts Center, 620 Market St. Gallery hours: 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Monday-Friday; 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturdays. Information: 425-822-7161 or www.kirklandartscenter.org


Parklane Gallery


Ongoing Exhibit of paintings by Linda Hulce, Larey McDaniel and Maggie LeMoine continues through May 1 with an artists’ reception 6-9 p.m. April 14, 130 Park Lane. Kirkland. Gallery hours: 11 a.m.-7 p.m. daily; closed on 1st Mondays. Information: 425-827-1462


Kirkland Art Walk


Thur 18 downtown Kirkland galleries within walking distance of each other have extended hours with artists’ receptions at some galleries, 6-9 p.m., April 14. Maps are available at the galleries. Information: 425-889-8212


Patricia Rovzar Gallery


Starts Thur New works in acrylic by Michael Schlicting, opens with an artist’s reception, 6-9 p.m. April 14 and continues through May 9, Patricia Rovzar Gallery, 118 Central Way. Gallery hours: 10:30 a.m.-6 p.m. Monday-Saturday; 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Sundays. Information: 425-889-4627 or www.rovzargallery.com


Landscape Paintings


Starts Thur Exhibit of new works by Kathleen Earthrowl and Xiaogang Zhu opens with an artists’ reception 6-9 p.m. Thursday, April 14, and continues through April 30, Howard/Mandville Gallery, 120 Park Lane, Suite D. Gallery hours: 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Mondays through Saturdays; 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Sundays. Information: 425-889-8212 or www.howardmandville.com


Teen Concerts


Fri Shaded Emnity, Lords of Death, Gift of Prophecy, Scarlet Letter, 7 p.m., April 15, Kirkland Teen Union Building, 348 Kirkland Ave. April 29: Top, Jade Ran Away, Primacy Effect, Beszhak. Cost: $5. Information: 425-822-3088


The St. Petersburg String Quartet


Sun The Russian quartet’s 20th anniversary tour features classical selections , 7:30 p.m. April 17, Kirkland Performance Center, 350 Kirkland Ave. Tickets: $11-$33. Reservations: 425-893-9900 or www.kpcenter.org


Mother-Daughter Book Club


Tues “The Last Book in the Universe,” by Rodman Philbrick; for daughters ages 12-15, 7 p.m., April 19, Kingsgate Library, 12315 N.E. 143rd St. Information: 425-821-7686 or www.kcls.org/kings/programs.cfm


Teen Science Fiction/Fantasy Book Club


Plan Ahead “Sea of Trolls,” by Nancy Farmer, 5:30 p.m., April 20, Kingsgate Library, 12315 N.E. 143rd St. Information: 425-821-7686 or www.kcls.org/kings/programs.cfm


Northwest Vocal Jazz Ensemble


Plan Ahead Northwest College students perform swing music from the 1930s to the present, 1:30 p.m., April 23, Kirkland Library, 308 Kirkland Ave. Information: 425-822-2459 or www.kcls.org/kirk/programs.cfm


French Conversation Club


Plan Ahead All ages and language skill levels welcome, 7-9 p.m., April 25, Kirkland Library, 308 Kirkland Ave. Information: 425-822-2459 or www.kcls.org/kirk/programs.cfm


Mercer Island



Food for the Optimal You Lecture Series


Thur “Power Eating: Build Muscle, Boost Energy, Cut Fat,” 7-8:30 p.m., April 14, Stroum Jewish Community Center, Stroum Jewish Community Center, 3801 E. Mercer Way. Cost: $15. May 12: Can Eight-a-day Keep Cancer Away? The Latest Science on Water and Health. Registration: 206-232-7115, ext. 272 or karlaa@sjcc.org


“Master of Flowers”


Starts Thur Exhibit of paintings by local artist Genny Rees opens with an artist’s reception 3:30-5:30 p.m. April 14 and continues through June 31, Chamber Art Gallery, 7613 S.E. 27th St. Gallery hours: 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Monday-Friday. Information: 206-232-3404


Spring is for Seniors Luncheon


Thur Musical entertainment and discussion of the spiritual preparation for Passover 12:30-2 p.m., April 14, Stroum Jewish Community Center, 3801 E. Mercer Way, . Cost: $7-$10. Reservations: 206-232-7115, ext. 269


North Bend



Snuggle My Juggle & Smile Awhile!


Tues Whimsical poetry, physical comedy, acrobatic stunts and word play, 10:45 a.m. April 19, North Bend Library, 115 E. Fourth St. Information: 425-888-0554 or www.kcls.org/nbend/programs.cfm


Topsy-Turvey Tales


Plan Ahead Local storyteller and musician Elizabeth Falconer presents a musical program for children, 11 a.m., April 20, North Bend Library, 115 E. Fourth St. Information: 425-888-0554 or www.kcls.org/nbend/programs.cfm


Gaming Night


Ongoing Learn to play better chess with the North Bend Chess Club, 7-8:30 p.m. Thursdays, North Bend Library, 115 E. Fourth St. Information: 425-888-0554 or www.kcls.org/nbend/programs.cfm


Redmond



Teen Dinners


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


Old Redmond Schoolhouse Community Center Gallery


Ongoing Sumi-e brush paintings by Ellen Miffitt and oils by Adele Eustis through June 4, Old Redmond Schoolhouse Community Center, 16600 N.E. 80th St. Gallery hours: 8 a.m.-9:30 p.m. Monday-Friday; 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturday. Information: 425-556-2316


“Sylvia”


Ongoing SecondStory Repertory presents A.R. Gurney’s comedy about Manhattan empty-nesters whose midlife crises are disrupted when the husband brings home a stray dog (who talks). Continues through April 30 with shows at 8:15 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays and a 2:15 p.m. matinee April 24, SecondStory Repertory, 16587 N.E. 74th St. Tickets: $16-$20. Reservations: 425-881-6777 or www.secondstoryrep.org


Morning Book Discussion


Thur “Folly,” by Laurie R. King, 10 a.m., April 14, Redmond Regional Library, 15990 N.E. 85th St. Information: 425-885-1861


Buy Your Home in France


Thur Laurence Raybois, author of “Chez Moi: The Foreigner’s Guide to Buying a Home in France,” will discuss the practical aspects and pitfalls of buying and renting out a home in France, 7 p.m. April 14, Redmond Regional Library, 15990 N.E. 85th St. Registration: 425-885-1861. Information: www.kcls.org/red/redprog.cfm


All Ages Concert


Fri Live music by Murdered House Wivesand Mikaela’s Fiend, 8 p.m., April 15, Old Fire House, 16510 N.E. 79th St. April 22: Get Dressed, The Grapefruit Children, The Monsterz and Arabian Nightmare. Cost: $6. Information: 425-556-2389


Root Connection Farm Tour


Starts Sat Information about community-supported farms, tours of the fields and greenhouses, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. April 16, 20 and 23, 13607 Woodinville-Redmond Road. Information: 425-881-1006


Spring Concert


Plan Ahead Liturgical and secular music by St. Jude’s Sanctuary Choir, 2 p.m., April 24, St. Jude Catholic Church, 10526 166th Ave. N.E. Information: 425-883-7685


Genealogy Searching in Ancestry Library Edition


Plan Ahead Workshop on the King County Library System database and how to search U.S. Census data through 1930, 6:30-8:30 p.m., April 27, Redmond Regional Library, 15990 N.E. 85th St. Registration: 425-885-1861. Information: www.kcls.org/red/redprog.cfm


Renton



Susanne Forrest Exhibit


Ongoing Show of landscape paintings, photos and drawings continues through April 24, Carco Theatre Gallery, 1414 Maple Valley Highway. Gallery hours: 10 a.m.-noon and 2-5 p.m. Monday-Friday; weekends during performances. Information: 425-430-6600


“See How They Run”


Ongoing Valley Community Players presents a farce set in English vicarage about mistaken identities, continues through April 23; 8 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays; 7:30 p.m. April 14; 2 p.m. April 24, Carco Theater, 1717 Maple Valley Highway. Tickets: $12-$14. Reservations: 425-226-5190


Lively Minds Book Group


Plan Ahead “Atonement,” by Ian McEwan, 7:30 p.m., April 19, Fairwood Library, 17009 140th Ave. S.E. Information: 425-226-0522 or www.kcls.org/fair/programs.cfm


Books at Lunch Bunch


Plan Ahead “Bold Spirit: Helga Estby’s Forgotten Walk Across Victorian America,” by Linda Lawrence Hunt, 12:30 p.m., April 20, Fairwood Library, 17009 140th Ave. S.E. Information: 425-226-0522 or www.kcls.org/fair/programs.cfm


Snoqualmie



Wastemobile


Sat Will accept hazardous household wastes such as pesticides, fluorescent light bulbs, paints and thinners, automotive and non-alkaline batteries and automotive products, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. April 16, Snoqualmie Elementary School, 39801 S.E. Park St. Information: 206-296-4692 or www.govlink.org/hazwaste/news/events.cfm


Woodinville



Woodinville Farmers Market


Starts Sat Fresh produce and local artists, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturdays through Oct. 15, next to the Woodinville Community Center, 17401 133rd Ave. N.E. April 23: Farm Fresh Cooking Demo. Information: 206-546-7960 or www.woodinvillefarmersmarket.com


The Mayor Is In


Plan Ahead Woodinville mayor Don Brocha and city council members will discuss city programs, events and issues, 9-11 a.m., April 30, City Hall, 17301 133rd Ave. N.E. Information: 425-877-2267

Compiled by Nyssa Rogers.

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