Bellevue Anime and Manga Appreciation Club Wed Drawing techniques, character and story discussions; for ages 12-18, 3:30-5:30 p.m. Aug. 17, Lake Hills Library, 15228...
Anime and Manga Appreciation Club
Wed Drawing techniques, character and story discussions; for ages 12-18, 3:30-5:30 p.m. Aug. 17, Lake Hills Library, 15228 Lake Hills Blvd. (425-747-3350 or www.kcls.org/lh/programs.cfm).
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Thur Provides support for parents, families and friends of lesbians and gays, 7 p.m. Aug. 18, First United Methodist Church, 1934 108th Ave. N.E. (425-483-6642 or www.bellevue-pflag.org).
Bellevue Farmers Market
Ongoing Fresh produce, meats, eggs, flowers, baked goods and other items, 3-7 p.m. Thursdays through Oct. 13, First Presbyterian Church of Bellevue, 1717 Bellevue Way N.E. Sept. 8: Cooking demonstration, 3:30 p.m., chef Randy Robinson of Pogacha Restaurant. (425-454-8474 or www.bellevuefarmersmarket.org).
Live at Lunch Summer Concert Series
Ongoing Live music noon-1:30 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays through Sept. 15 at various downtown locations. Aug. 18: Michael Powers Group, jazz blues, Bellevue Galleria, 550 106th Ave. N.E. Aug. 23: Ian Dobson’s Caribbean jazz, One Twelfth at Twelfth, 1110 112th Ave. N.E. Aug. 30: Darren Motamedy, jazz saxophone, Newport Tower, 3625 132nd Ave. S.E. (425-453-1223 or www.bellevuelive.com/liveatlunch).
Open Mike Night
Ongoing Opportunity for acoustic musicians to perform, 6-9 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).
Slide Lecture: Whitesavage and Lyle
Fri Discussion of the artists’ combination of traditional blacksmithing methods and modern steel fabrication techniques, 6:30 p.m. Aug. 19, Bellevue Arts Museum Auditorium, 510 Bellevue Way N.E. Cost: $5 non-members. (425-519-0770).
Late Night Music at Crossroads
Fri-Sat Live music, 7:30-10 p.m., Crossroads Bellevue, 15600 N.E. Eighth St. Aug. 19: Del Rey & Steve James, hillbilly-smartypants-country blues. Aug. 20: Uptown Swing & Jazz, jazz from Dixie to modern. Aug. 26: Correo Aereo, traditional music of Latin America. Aug. 27: Ocho Pies, Latin and South American music. (425-644-1111 or www.crossroadsbellevue.com).
Mercer Slough Canoe Tours
Ongoing A four-mile, three-hour paddling tour for ages 5 and up, equipment provided, 9 a.m.-noon Saturdays through Sept. 24, Enatai Beach Park, 3519 108th Ave. S.E. Cost: $10-$12. (register: 425-452-6885).
Sat Bellevue Youth Theatre production of Edgar Rice Burroughs’ tale, 1 and 7 p.m. Aug. 20, Theatre at Meydenbauer Center, 11100 N.E. Sixth St. Tickets: $8. (206-325-6500 or www.ticketwindowonline.com).
Poetry Reading and Open Mike
Sun PoetsWest featured readers Linda Malnack, Rayn Roberts and Judith Skillman, followed by open-mike readings, 4:30-6 p.m. Aug. 21, Factoria Mall, 4055 Factoria Blvd. S.E. (206-354-3233 or www.poetswest.com/venues.htm).
Birding the Hotspots
Mon Field trip to this month’s best birding location in King County, hosted by East Lake Washington Audubon Society, 9 a.m.-noon Aug. 22. 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. (425-450-0461 or www.elwas.org/events).
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. Aug. 24, Lake Hills Library, 15228 Lake Hills Blvd. (425-747-3350 or www.kcls.org/lh/programs.cfm).
5th Annual Rockaraoke Competition
Plan Ahead Local performers sing karaoke backed by a live rock-‘n’-roll band, noon-1:30 p.m. Aug. 25, Bellevue Galleria, 550 106th Ave. N.E. (425-543-3111 or www.bellevuelive.com/liveatlunch).
Plan Ahead Live music, 6:30-8 p.m. second and fourth Thursdays, Crossroads Bellevue, 15600 N.E. Eighth St. Aug. 25: Brad Warren. (425-644-1111 or www.crossroadsbellevue.com).
Plan Ahead Play board games and cards with other local teens, 3:30-5 p.m. Aug. 31, Lake Hills Library, 15228 Lake Hills Blvd. (425-747-3350 or www.kcls.org/lh/programs.cfm).
Hospice Volunteer Training
Plan Ahead Group Health Hospice Program will offer a three-day training session for weekday hospice volunteers to stay in patients’ homes, assist with errands and household tasks and provide emotional support for terminally ill patients and their families, Sept. 14-16. Application deadline is Sept. 7 (425-556-6372).
Ongoing Dance to live music, 1-3 p.m. Wednesdays, Northshore Senior Center, 10201 E. Riverside Drive. (425-487-2441).
Bothell Farmers Market
Ongoing Locally grown produce, flowers and pasture-raised meats, hand-crafted items, live music and children’s activities, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Fridays through Sept. 30, Country Village, 23718 Seventh Ave. S.E. (425-483-2250 or www.countryvillagebothell.com).
Book Review Group
Thur “Eleanor of Aquitane” by Allison Weir, 10-11:30 a.m. Aug. 19, Northshore Senior Center, 10201 E. Riverside Drive. (425-487-2441).
Music in the Park Concert Series
Ongoing 6:30-8 p.m. Fridays through Aug. 26, Park at Bothell Landing Amphitheater, 9919 N.E. 180th St. Aug. 19: Total Experience Gospel Choir. Aug. 26: Johnny Limbo and the Lugnuts, 50s & 60s hits. (425-486-2768, ext. 4422 or www.ci.bothell.wa.us).
Sat 8-11:30 a.m. Aug. 20, Northshore Senior Center, 10201 E. Riverside Drive. Cost: $4-$5. (425-487-2441).
Camlann Medieval Faire
Ongoing Recreated 14th-century village fair, with jousting, minstrels, craftspeople, games and food, 11:30 a.m.-6 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays through Aug. 28, Camlann Medieval Village, 10320 Kelley Road. (425-788-8624 or www.camlann.org).
Carnation Farmer’s Market
Ongoing Fresh produce and products from Snoqualmie Valley farms, 3-7 p.m. Tuesdays through Sept. 27, Tolt Avenue and West Bird Street. (425-333-6050 or www.carnationfarmersmarket.org).
Plan Ahead Storytelling interwoven with violin, poetry and audience participation, 8-10 p.m. Sept. 3, Miller’s Community & Arts Center, 4597 Tolt Ave. (425-333-5007 or www.millersarts.com).
Ongoing 5:30-7 p.m. children’s art activities; 6:30-8 p.m. concerts, Wednesdays through Aug. 31, McCormick Park, Northeast Stephens Street and Main Street. Rain site: Cherry Valley Elementary School multi-purpose room, 27601 N.E. Cherry Valley Rd. Aug. 17: Stickshift Annie with Kimball & the Fugitives, jazz blues. Aug. 24: Electric Bonsai Band, Hilary Field & Scott Katz, vocals & acoustic guitar. Aug. 31: Alice Stuart & the Formerlys, blues rock. (425-788-2983 or www.cityofduvall.com/dac).
Poetry Reading and Open Mike
Mon Margaret D. Smith reads from her work, followed by open-mike readings, 6 p.m. sign-up, 7 p.m. reading, Aug. 22, P&G Speakeasy Café, 15614 Main St. (425-844-2766 or www.poetswest.com/venues.htm).
Library Bond Community Meeting
Mon Information about the latest library replacement bond actions and the progress on the Duvall Library replacement, 7-9 p.m. Aug. 22, Duvall Library, 15619 N.E. Main St. (425-369-3276 or www.kcls.org/yourlibraryinvestment).
Taming of the Shrew
Ongoing Shakespeare’s tale of the battle of the sexes performed in an outdoor forest setting; 8 p.m. Saturdays, 3 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays, through Sept. 4, Snoqualmie Falls Forest Theater, 36800 S.E. David Powell Rd. Tickets: $6-$16. (425-222-7044 or www.foresttheater.org).
Natural Wonders: Artistic Impressions
Ongoing Show of 11 local artists’ interpretations of nature through photography, sculpture, painting, mixed media, drawing and metal work, through Sept. 12, University House at Issaquah, 22975 S.E. Black Nugget Road. Gallery hours: 8:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m. daily. (425-557-4200).
Best Friends: Images of Animals and Their People
Ongoing Traveling exhibit of historical images from the Progressive Era (1880s-1920s), plus photos from the Issaquah Historical Society’s collection, through Oct. 15, Gilman Town Hall Museum, 165 S.E. Andrews St. Gallery hours: 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Thursday-Saturday. (425-392-3500).
Issaquah Public Market
Ongoing Fresh produce, cut flowers, baked goods, arts and crafts, 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturdays through Oct. 15, Pickering Barn, 1730 10th Ave. N.W. (425-837-3311).
Concerts on the Green
Ongoing Picnicking at 6 p.m., music 7-8:30 p.m., Tuesdays through Aug. 30, Issaquah Community Center, 301 Rainier Blvd S. Food available; no pets. Aug. 23: Islanders Steel Drum Band, reggae. Aug. 30: Shelley and the Curves, pop/rock dance music. (425-837-3300 or www.ci.issaquah.wa.us/page.asp?navid=736).
“Exquisitely Rendered Works in Wood”
Plan Ahead Artist’s reception for wood artist John Luke, 6-8 p.m. Aug. 26, Revolution Gallery, 317 N.W. Gilman Blvd. #26. (425-392-4982 or www.revolutiongallery.com).
Strategy Games Club
Plan Ahead For students grades 6-12; refreshments, 2:30-4:30 p.m. Aug. 26, Issaquah Library, 10 W. Sunset Way. (425-392-5430 or www.kcls.org/iss/event.cfm).
Concert in Issaquah Highlands
Plan Ahead The Rockafellers play classic rock and pop; picnicking, 5:30-7 p.m. Aug. 27, Issaquah Highlands Central Park, 1907 N.E. Park Drive. (425-507-1111).
World Music in the Park
Ongoing 6:30-8 p.m. Thursdays through Aug. 25, Saint Edward State Park, 14445 Juanita Drive N.E. Food available. Aug. 18: Quetzal, Latin alternative music. Aug. 25: Merita Halili & Raif Hyseni Orchestra, Albanian urban folk. (425-602-3107 or www.ci.kenmore.wa.us).
Evening Book Discussion Group
Plan Ahead “The No.1 Ladies’ Detective Agency,” by Alexander McCall Smith, 7 p.m. Aug. 29, Kenmore Library, 18138 73rd Ave. N.E. Sept. 26: “The God of Small Things,” by Arundhati Roy. (425-486-8747 or www.kcls.org/kenm/programs.cfm).
Kirkland Wednesday Market
Ongoing Flowers, crafts and produce, 11:30 a.m.-6:30 p.m. Wednesdays through Oct. 12, with extended hours and live music until 10 p.m. the third Wednesday of the month, Park Lane East between Third and Main streets. Free parking available in the Kirkland Library parking garage, 308 Kirkland Ave. (425-893-8766 or www.kirklanddowntown.org).
Children & Families Concert Series
Ends Wed Captain Bogg and Salty perform the final show of the series, 10 a.m. Aug. 17, Marina Park, 25 Lake Shore Plaza. (425-587-3350 or www.ci.kirkland.wa.us).
“Glory After War”
Wed Author Colleen Cain reads and signs her new historical novel, 7 p.m. Aug. 17, Parkplace Books, 348 Parkplace Center. (425-828-6546).
Teen Science Fiction/Fantasy Book Club
Wed “Sign of the Qin,” by Laura Geringer Bass, 5:30 p.m. Aug. 17, Kingsgate Library, 12315 N.E. 143rd St. (425-821-7686 or www.kcls.org/kings/programs.cfm).
Wednesday Night Live!
Ends Wed Karaoke night in the theater lobby cabaret for the final night of the series; 21 and older, 8-10:30 p.m. Aug. 17, Kirkland Performing Arts Center, 350 Kirkland Ave. Cost: $3; wine and beer available. (425-893-9900).
Summer Performing Arts Series
Ends Thur Buck Owens cover band The Buckaroosters plays the final concert of the series, 7 p.m. Aug. 18, Marina Park, 25 Lake Shore Plaza. Parking at the Kirkland Library, 308 Kirkland Ave. (425-587-3350 or www.ci.kirkland.wa.us).
“Dead Man Docking”
Thur Author Mary Daheim read and signs her latest “Bed-And-Breakfast” series novel, 7 p.m. Aug. 18, Parkplace Books, 348 Parkplace Center. (425-828-6546).
Fri Monthly philosophical discussion group, 7 p.m. Aug. 19, Parkplace Books, 348 Parkplace Center. (425-828-6546).
Ongoing All-ages venue with local performers, 7 p.m., Kirkland Teen Union Building, 348 Kirkland Ave. Cost: $5. Aug. 19: The Defenestrators, Glass Ships, No Mans Left and Rising Sun. Aug. 26: Speaker Speaker, Three Dollar Buzz, Shades of Fire and Ray Quist. Aug. 27: Martyr Reef, Dating Delilah, Hypatia Lake and Roundabout. (425-822-3088 or www.ktub.org).
Sun The Samena Square Dance Club performs and demonstrates modern square dancing and line dancing, 1-4 p.m. Aug. 21, Marina Park, 25 Lakeshore Plaza. (425-823-0571).
French Conversation Club
Mon All ages and language skill levels welcome, 7-9 p.m. Aug. 22, Kirkland Library, 308 Kirkland Ave. (425-822-2459 or www.kcls.org/kirk/programs.cfm).
Book Bunch at Lunch
Tues Read any book by author of the week Bruce Coville and discuss it over a brown bag lunch; ages 8-12, noon Aug. 23, Kingsgate Library, 12315 N.E. 143rd St. (425-821-7686 or www.kcls.org/kings/programs.cfm).
The Reading Circle Bookclub
Tues “American Pastoral,” by Philip Roth, 7 p.m. Aug. 23, Parkplace Books, 348 Parkplace Center. Sept. 27: “A Blade of Grass,” by Lewis DeSoto. (425-828-6546).
Kingsgate/Woodinville Libraries Book Discussion Group
Plan Ahead “The Mapmaker’s Wife: A True Tale of Love, Murder and Survival in the Amazon,” by Robert Whitaker, 10 a.m.-noon. Aug. 27, Kingsgate Library, 12315 N.E. 143rd St. Sept. 24: “Girl With A Pearl Earring,” by Tracy Chevalier. (425-821-7686 or www.kcls.org/kings/programs.cfm).
Kirkland Choral Society
Plan Ahead Open auditions for singers with experienced musical backgrounds and ability to read music, by appointment, 4-8 p.m. Aug. 28 and 6-9 p.m. Aug. 31, Lake Washington United Methodist Church, 7525 132nd Ave. N.E. (register:425-827-5383 or email@example.com).
Concerts in the Park
Ongoing 6:30-8 p.m. Wednesdays through Aug. 24, Lake Boren Park, 10310 S.E. 84th Way. Aug. 17: Brickhouse Band, dance music. Aug. 24: Cherokee, country rock. (425-649-4444 or www.ci.newcastle.wa.us).
Movies in the Park
Ends Fri “Shark Tale” starts at dusk Aug. 19, Lake Boren Park, 10310 S.E. 84th Way. (425-649-4444 or www.ci.newcastle.wa.us).
North Bend Farmer’s Market
Ongoing Fresh produce, flowers, plants, crafts and entertainment, 3-7 p.m. Thursdays through Aug 25; 9 a.m.-2 p.m., Saturdays through Oct. 1, Mount Si Senior Center, 411 Main Ave. S. (425-888-3434).
Friends of the North Bend Annual Book Sale
Starts Sat Proceeds help fund special programs, 10:30 a.m.-8:30 p.m. Mondays-Thursdays; 10:30 a.m.-6 p.m. Fridays; 10:30 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturdays; 1-5 p.m. Sundays, Aug. 20-Sept. 4, North Bend Library, 115 E. Fourth St. (425-888-0554 or www.kcls.org/nbend/programs.cfm).
Summer Concert Series
Ongoing 4 p.m. artwalk and children’s activities, 6:30 p.m. music, Wednesdays through Aug. 24, Redmond Town Center, 16495 N.E. 74th St. Aug. 17: Type A Band, dance and disco hits. Aug. 24: Nadine Shanti, pop/jazz. (425-867-0808 or www.redmondtowncenter.com).
4 Alarm Concert Series
Ongoing Free all-ages concerts by local performers, 6:30 p.m. Wednesdays through Aug. 24, Old Fire House Teen Center, 16510 N.E. 79th St. Aug. 17: Some By Sea, Holy Ghost Revival and The Robot Ate Me. Aug. 24: Calvin Johnson & Friends. (425-556-2370 or www.theoldfirehouse.org).
Shoes For Orphan Souls
Ongoing Donations of new shoes, socks and shoelaces suitable for children ages 5-10 will be collected to benefit the Assistance League of the Eastside’s Operation School Bell program, 10 a.m.-9 p.m. Mondays-Saturdays, 11 a.m.-7 p.m. Sundays, through Sept. 30, Redmond Town Center Information Central, 16495 N.E. 74th St. (425-867-0808 or www.redmondtowncenter.com).
“The Complete History of America (Abridged)”
Ongoing Three actors attempt to portray the history of the U.S. in 90 minutes, 8:15 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays through Aug. 27 and Sept. 9-10; 2:15 p.m. matinee Aug. 21, SecondStory Repertory, 16587 N.E. 74th St. Tickets: $18-$24. (425-881-6777 or www.secondstoryrep.org).
Movies @ Marymoor
Ongoing Picnicking and outdoor movies, with a portion of the proceeds donated to local non-profits; 7 p.m., with movies at dusk, Wednesdays through Aug. 31, Marymoor Park, 6046 W. Lake Sammamish Parkway N.E. Cost: $5-$15 suggested donation. Aug. 17: “Breaking Away,” Marymoor Velodrome Association. Aug. 24: “Bend It Like Beckham,” Lake Washington Soccer Association. Aug. 31: “Napoleon Dynamite,” Friends of Marymoor Park. (206-296-4999 or www.metrokc.gov/parks/outdoor-movies).
South 47 Farm
Ongoing Organic U-pick and fresh produce, 10 a.m.-5:30 p.m. Thursdays-Saturdays through Oct. 31, 15410 N.E. 124th St. (425-869-9777 or www.south47farm.com).
Sophisticated Swing Big Band
Fri Dancing to the music of the 30s, 40s and 50s, 1-3:30 p.m. Aug. 19, Redmond Senior Center, 8703 160th Ave. N.E. Cost. $3. (425-556-2314).
Old Fire House Concerts
Ongoing All-ages venue, with local performers, 8 p.m., Old Fire House Teen Center, 16510 N.E. 79th St. Cost: $6. Aug. 19: The Hollowpoints, The Recliners, Bad Otis and Contra. Aug. 20: The Damzels, Victor Van Slyk, The Batteries and Harlequin Fetus. Aug. 26: Shannon Roach farewell party, 3-6 p.m.; United State of Electronica at 8 p.m. Sept. 2: Super secret show with These Arms are Snakes. (425-556-2389 or www.theoldfirehouse.org).
Mommy & Me at the Farm
Fri Children 5 and under accompanied by an adult can learn about farm life, go on a hayride and pick something fresh from the fields, 10:30-11:30 a.m. Fridays through October; check in at the farm stand at 10:15 a.m., South 47 Farm, 14510 N.E. 124th St. Cost: $5 per child. Aug. 19: “Fruits and Vegetables.” (425-869-9777 or www.south47farm.com).
Picnic in the Park Concert Series
Ends Fri Family-friendly outdoor concert venue, with picnicking and food vendors; 7 p.m. rain or shine, doors open at 5:30 p.m., Marymoor Park Amphitheater, 6046 W. Lake Sammamish Parkway. Tickets: $20-$29.50; children under 12 free general admission. Aug. 19: Delbert McClinton. (206-628-0888 or www.ticketmaster.com).
Living Joy-Full-Ly Seminar
Sat Learn how people hold themselves back from personal joy and how to overcome that, 10 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Aug. 20, Redmond Regional Library, 15990 N.E. 85th St. (register:425-885-1861 or www.kcls.org/red/redprog.cfm).
Sat Melon tasting, wagon rides, storytelling, farm animals, U-pick produce and refreshments, 10 a.m.-5:30 p.m. Aug. 20, South 47 Farm, 15410 N.E. 124th St. (425-869-9777 or www.south47farm.com).
Redmond Saturday Market
Ongoing Fresh produce, flowers, plants, organic meats and eggs, arts and crafts and entertainment, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturdays through Oct. 29, 7730 Leary Way. Aug. 20: Kid’s Day, youth can register to sell their handcrafted items. Aug. 27: Music by the Djangomatics. (425-556-0636 or www.redmondsaturdaymarket.homestead.com).
Kings, Castles and Cockroaches!
Plan Ahead Sir Sound-a-Lot uses props and music to tell stories from the Middle Ages, 7 p.m. Aug. 25, Redmond Regional Library, 15990 N.E. 85th St. (425-885-1861).
Evening Book Discussion
Plan Ahead “A Bend in the River,” by V.S. Naipaul, 7:30 p.m. Sept. 1, Redmond Regional Library, 15990 N.E. 85th St. Oct. 6: “Purple Hibiscus,” by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie. (425-885-1861 or www.kcls.org/red/redprog.cfm).
Kidd Valley Family Concert Series
Ends Wed Northwest acoustic duo Tingstad and Rumbel play the final concert of the series, 7 p.m. Aug. 17, Gene Coulon Memorial Beach Park, 1201 Lake Washington Blvd. N. (425-430-6700 or www.ci.renton.wa.us/attract/events.htm).
Best Books for Teens
Wed Pizza party to wrap up the summer’s discussions of the best books for 2005; for ages 12-18, 6 p.m. Aug. 18, Fairwood Library, 17009 140th Ave. S.E. (425-226-0522).
Cinema on the Piazza
Ongoing Live music, best “urban campsite” contest and food, 7 p.m., with an outdoor movie at dusk; Saturdays through Aug. 27, Piazza Park, South Third Street and Burnett Avenue South. Blankets and low-backed chairs only. Aug. 20: A Cappella Flavor; “Sound of Music” sing-along. Aug. 27: Darren Montamedy, jazz; “Lord of the Rings.” (425-226-4560 or www.ci.renton.wa.us/attract/movies.htm)
Farmers Market at the Piazza
Ongoing Fresh local produce, gourmet food items, Master Gardeners booth, cooking demonstrations, music and children’s activities, 3-7 p.m. Tuesdays through Sept. 20, Piazza Park, South Third Street and Burnett Avenue South. (425-226-4560 or www.renton-chamber.com/farmersmarket.asp).
Teen Advisory Council
Plan Ahead An opportunity for youths ages 12-18 to earn community-service hours and gain leadership experience, 7 p.m. Aug. 25, Fairwood Library, 17009 140th Ave. S.E. (425-226-0522).
Sammamish Book Discussion Group
Wed “The Master Butchers Singing Club,” by Louise Erdich, 7 p.m. Aug. 17, Sammamish Library, 825 228th Ave. N.E. Sept. 21: “A Tree Grows in Brooklyn,” by Betty Smith. (425-836-8793 or www.kcls.org/samm/programs.cfm).
Summer Nights in the Park
Ongoing Picnicking at 5 p.m., concert 6:30-8 p.m., Thursdays through Aug. 25, Pine Lake Park, 2615 228th Ave. S.E. Food available. Parking at Discovery Elementary, 2300 228th Ave. S.E. Aug. 18: Route 66, big band swing. Aug. 25: Sammamish Symphony. (425-898-0660 or www.ci.sammamish.wa.us).
Woodinville Farmers Market
Ongoing Fresh produce and local artists, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturdays through Oct. 15, Woodinville Community Center, 17401 133rd Ave. N.E. Aug. 20: Farm Fresh Cooking Demo. Sept. 3: 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Wood Turning Demo. (206-546-7960 or www.woodinvillefarmersmarket.com).
Poetry Reading and Open Mike
Plan Ahead PoetsWest featured readers Idore Anschell, John Burgess and Nick Harris, followed by open-mike readings, 7 p.m. Aug. 31, Barnes & Noble Booksellers, 18025 Garden Way N.E. (206-682-1268 or www.poetswest.com/venues.htm).
Compiled by Nyssa Rogers
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