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Bellevue



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, Feb. 2, Hopelink’s Bellevue Center, 15015 Main Street, Suite 206 . Information: 425-943-6780

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Write On!


Wed Creative writing workshop for ages 12-18, 3:30 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 2, Lake Hills Library, 15228 Lake Hills Blvd. Information: 425-747-3350 or www.kcls.org/lh/programs.cfm


Late Night Music at Crossroads Bellevue


Fri-Sat Reggie Garrett and The Snake Oil Peddlers perform urban folk rock, 7:30-10 p.m. Friday, Feb. 4, Crossroads Bellevue MarketStage, 15600 N.E. Eighth St. Saturday, Feb. 5: First Saturday Big Band Dance featuring The Kings of Swing. Information: 425-644-1111 or www.crossroadsbellevue.com


Secrets of Six-Figure Women


Fri Workshop on how to break through the earnings barrier, led by author Barbara Stanny; includes lunch, 9:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Friday, Feb. 4, City Center Bellevue, 500 108th Ave. N.E. Cost: $150. Registration: 360-308-0056 or mww@silverlink.net


Overcoming Underearning: A Workshop for Couples


Sat Led by author Barbara Stanny; includes lunch, 9:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 5, City Center Bellevue, 500 108th Ave. N.E. Cost: $295 per couple. Registration: 360-308-0056 or mww@silverlink.net


Russian Graphics Exhibit


Ongoing Display of works by Stanislav Nikireev, Sergey Tsygal, Olga Okuneva and Margarita Kuzminskaya continues through Feb. 23, Fine Art Vision Gallery, 3833 156th Ave. S.E. Gallery hours: 4-7 p.m. Tuesdays and Wednesday; and by appointment. Information: 425-681-9772 or www.fineartvision.com


Library Book Discussion Group


Plan Ahead “Girl Hyacinth Blue,” by Susan Vreeland, 7 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 9, Lake Hills Library, 15228 Lake Hills Blvd. Information: 425-747-3350 or www.kcls.org/lh/programs.cfm


From the Old World to the New


Plan Ahead Bellevue Philharmonic Orchestra presents music of European and American composers, with guest violinist Judith Ingolfsson, 7:30 p.m. Saturday and 2 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 12-13, Theatre at Meydenbauer, 11100 N.E. Sixth St. Tickets: $24-$30. Reservations: 206-325-6500 or www.ticketwindowonline.com


Abstract Art Show


Plan Ahead Display of paintings, jewelry and pottery by 12 local artists opens Feb. 14 and 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


Anime and Manga Appreciation Club


Plan Ahead Drawing techniques, character and story discussions and information on new titles for youth ages 12-18, 3:30 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 16, Lake Hills Library, 15228 Lake Hills Blvd. Information: 425-747-3350


Bothell



Financial Series


Wed “Putting More Gold in the Golden Years,” 2-3:30 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 2, Northshore Senior Center, 10201 E. Riverside Drive. Feb. 9: Repairing Your Retirement Portfolio. Registration: 425-487-2441


Once Upon a Wednesday


Wed Stories and songs for children ages 2 and up with an adult, 10:30 a.m. Wednesdays, Feb. 2 and 9, Bothell Regional Library, 18215 98th Ave. N.E. Registration: 425-486-7811


Matters of the Heart Series


Thur “Understanding Heart Failure,” workshop led by Evergreen Hospital Medical Center, 1-2:30 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 3, Northshore Senior Center, 10201 E. Riverside Drive. Feb. 10: Medications for a Healthier Heart. Registration: 425-487-2441


Tropical Breezes


Starts Fri Exhibit of works in water media by Northwest artist Beverly Fotheringham opens with an artist’s reception 5-8 p.m. Friday, Feb. 4 and continues through March 1, 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


Pancake Breakfast


Sat Benefits the senior center’s Health and Wellness Equipment Fund, 8-11:30 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 5 and 19, Northshore Senior Center, 10201 E. Riverside Drive. Cost: $4-$5. Reservations: 425-487-2441


Chinese New Year Celebration


Tues Activities and food for children ages 3 and up with an adult, 7 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 8, Bothell Regional Library, 18215 98th Ave. N.E. Information: 425-486-7811


Tales and Tea: First Dates


Plan Ahead Selected short stories about dating read aloud over a cup of tea, 3:30 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 9, Bothell Regional Library, 18215 98th Ave. N.E. Information: 425-486-7811


In Celebration of Black History Month


Plan Ahead Living Voices presents “The Right to Dream,” a story about coming of age as an African-American in Mississippi during the 50s and 60s; for youth ages 10 and older, 7 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 15, Bothell Regional Library, 18215 98th Ave. N.E. Information: 425-486-7811


Be Good to Your Feet


Plan Ahead Evergreen Hospital Medical Center presents information on injury prevention and overall foot care, 12:45-2 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 15, Northshore Senior Center, 10201 E. Riverside Drive. Registration: 425-487-2441


Carnation



Sno-Valley Tilth Meeting


Plan Ahead Potluck dinner with discussion about current and future projects including expanded Carnation Farmers Market, 6 p.m. dinner; 7 p.m. meeting, Monday, Feb. 14, Carnation Tree Farm, 31523 N.E. 40th St. Bring a dish to share. Information: 360-794-6081 or info@snovalleytilth.org


Duvall



Christine Lavine, In Concert


Plan Ahead Folk music about contemporary life and foibles, 7:30 p.m. Friday, Feb. 11, Cedarcrest Performing Arts Center, 29000 N.E. 150th St. Tickets: $7-$10. Reservations: 425-788-2983


Jazz Night


Plan Ahead Music by Mount Si and Cedarcrest High School jazz bands and choirs; benefits United Snoqualmie Valley Scholarship Foundation and the high school music departments, 7 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 15, Cedarcrest High School, 29000 N.E. 150th St. Tickets: $7. Reservation: 425-844-4800


Issaquah



Washington State Parks Lake Sammamish Advisory Committee


Thur Review and discussion of master development planning, 6:30-8:30 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 3, Friends of the Issaquah Salmon Hatchery Watershed Science Center, 125 W. Sunset Way. Information: 360-902-8652


Steel Magnolias


Ongoing Village Theatre presents Robert Harling’s play about how six women survive the best and worst of life, continues through Feb. 27 with shows 8 p.m. Wednesdays through Saturdays; 2 p.m. Saturday and Sundays; 7 p.m. Sundays (except Feb. 27); 8 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 22 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


Family Friday


Fri Activities, games, crafts, indoor playground and swimming, 7-9:30 p.m. Friday, Feb. 4, Issaquah Community Pool, 50 S.E. Clark St. Cost: $5/family. Information: 425-837-3300


Writing Your History: How to Remember, Record, Interpret and Share the Events of Your Life


Sat Local author Kim Pearson presents her new book, 11 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 5, Issaquah Depot, 50 Rainier Blvd. N. Information: 425-392-3500


Community Health Fair


Sat Information about heart health and stroke prevention, nutritional consultations and senior services, 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 5, University House at Issaquah, 22975 S.E. Black Nugget Road. Information: 425-557-4200


Dance Down Memory Lane


Sun Dancing, games and refreshments, presented by the Issaquah Youth Advisory Board, 1-4 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 6, Issaquah Valley Senior Center, 120 E. Sunset Way. Information: 425-837-3317


Issaquah Garden Club Meeting


Plan Ahead Information about various soil conditions in the Northwest and how to choose plants, 10 a.m. Wednesday, Feb. 19, Tibbetts Creek Manor, 750 17th Ave. Issaquah. Information: 425-313-0377


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


Father-Daughter Valentine’s Dance


Plan Ahead For daughters in grade 1-5, 7-9:30 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 12, Issaquah Community Center, 301 Rainier Blvd. S. Tickets: $12-$15/couple. Reservations: 425-837-3300


Motown with Project L.A.


Plan Ahead Presentation about music of the early Motown era, in celebration of Black History Month, 2 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 12, Issaquah Library, 10 W. Sunset Way. Information: 425-392-5430


Anansi the Spider and Other Tales from Africa


Plan Ahead Clay Martin’s Puppet Theater presents folktales from Africa for children ages 4-7, in celebration of Black History Month, 11:15 a.m. Wednesday, Feb. 16, Issaquah Library, 10 W. Sunset Way. Information: 425-392-5430 or www.kcls.org/iss/event.cfm


Book Club


Plan Ahead “Kindred,” by Octavia Butler, 7 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 16, Issaquah Library, 10 W. Sunset Way. Information: 425-392-5430 or www.kcls.org/iss/event.cfm


Kenmore



Animal Stories from Africa


Plan Ahead Presentation by a Woodland Park Zoo storyteller, in celebration of Black History Month, 7 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 16, Kenmore Library, 18138 73rd Ave. N.E. Information: 425-486-8747 or www.kcls.org/kenm/programs.cfm


Kirkland



Color of January: Renovating an Ignored Season


Ends Sun Exhibit of paintings, drawings and sculpture by nine artists continues through Feb. 6, Berozkina Gallery, 9 Lake St. Gallery hours: 11 a.m.- 6 p.m. Tuesdays-Thursdays; 11 a.m.-9 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays; noon-5 p.m. Sundays. Information: 425-803-5032


Patricia Rovzar Gallery


Ends Mon Exhibit of new paintings by Trudi C. West and Jerri Lisk, continues through Feb. 7, 118 Central Way. Gallery hours: 10:30 a.m.-6 p.m. Mondays through Saturday; 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Sundays. Information: 425-889-4627 or www.rovzargallery.com


Fast Pop!


Ends Sun Exhibit of works by painter Frank Charron and glass artist Richard Glenn continues through Feb. 6, Gunnar Nordstrom Gallery, 127 Lake St. S. Gallery hours: 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Tuesdays-Saturdays; 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Sundays. Information: 425-827-2822


Hawaiian Slack Key Guitar Festival


Fri Keola Beamer performs contemporary Hawaiian music, 8 p.m. Friday, Feb. 4, Kirkland Performance Center, 350 Kirkland Ave. Tickets: $10-$29. Reservations: 425-893-9900 or www.kpcenter.org


Singles Bookclub


Fri “A Very Long Engagement,” Sebastien Japrisot, 7 p.m. Friday, Feb. 4, Parkplace Books, 348 Parkplace Center. Information: 425-828-6546


Masters of Groove


Sat Composer, pianist and singer Mose Allison performs blues and jazz music, 8 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 5, Kirkland Performance Center, 350 Kirkland Ave. Tickets: $10-$29. Reservations: 425-893-9900 or www.kpcenter.org


Little Red Riding Hood


Starts Sat Little Red tries to save a vegetarian wolf from the huntsman’s axe; a StoryBook Theater original production. For children ages 3-9, 11 a.m. Saturdays, 1 and 3 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays, Feb. 5-13, Kirkland Performance Center, 350 Kirkland Ave. Tickets: $7.50. Reservations: 425-893-9900 or www.kpcenter.org


Parklane Gallery


Starts Tues Exhibit of new paintings by Susanne Werner and Janet Wold opens Feb. 8 and continues through March 6 with an artists’ reception 6-9 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 10, 130 Park Lane. Gallery hours: 11 a.m.-6 p.m. daily. Information: 425-827-1462


Howard/Mandville Gallery


Plan Ahead Display of paintings by Pam Ingalls and Andre Kohn opens with an artists’ reception 6-9 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 10 and continues through Feb. 27, 120 Park Lane. 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


Relationships: Gifts of the Spirit


Plan Ahead Author Julie Hutslar discusses her new book, 7 p.m. Friday, Feb. 11, Stonehouse Books, 10600 N.E. 68th St. Information: 425-889-5106


Pacific Northwest Tap Festival


Plan Ahead Tap dancing to live music, 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday, Feb. 11-12, Kirkland Performance Center, 350 Kirkland Ave. Tickets: $15-$28. Reservations: 425-893-9900 or www.kpcenter.org


In Celebration of Black History Month


Plan Ahead Living Voices presents “Within the Silence: Share the Courage,” a story about the Japanese internment, 11 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 12, Kingsgate Library, 12315 N.E. 143rd St. Information: 425-821-7686 or www.kcls.org/kings/programs.cfm


Countless Kisses Bringing: Love Songs by Johannes Brahms


Plan Ahead Performance by Kirkland Choral Society, 7 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 13, Kirkland Performance Center, 350 Kirkland Ave. Tickets: $12-$18. Reservations: 425-893-9900 or www.kpcenter.org


Book Discussion


Plan Ahead “Jack Maggs,” by Peter Carey, 7 p.m. Monday, Feb. 14, Kirkland Library, 308 Kirkland. Ave. Information: 425-822-2459 or www.kcls.org/kirk/programs.cfm


Mother-Daughter Book Club


Plan Ahead “The Kite Rider,” by Geraldine McCaughrean; for daughters ages 12-15, 7 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 16, 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 “Dragon Bones,” by Patricia Briggs, 5:30 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 16, Kingsgate Library, 12315 N.E. 143rd St. Information: 425-821-7686 or www.kcls.org/kings/programs.cfm


Mercer Island



Baby Sign Language


Tues Hands-on family workshop, 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 8, Stroum Jewish Community Center, 3801 E. Mercer Way. Cost: $15. Registration: 206-232-7115


Food for the Optimal You Lecture Series


Plan Ahead “Food as Fuel: Changing the Weight-loss Paradigm,” 7-8:30 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 10, Stroum Jewish Community Center, 3801 E. Mercer Way. Cost: $15/lecture; $55 for series. March. 24: Mental Gymnastics: Food and Mood. Registration: 206-232-7115, ext. 272 or karlaa@sjcc.org


Chamber Art Gallery


Ongoing Display of paintings by Kevin Curry and Robert Pare continues through March 31, Mercer Island Chamber of Commerce, 7613 S.E. 27th St. Gallery hours: 10 a.m.-3:30 p.m. Mondays through Fridays. Information: 206-230-5614


A Tribute to Black History — Lift Every Voice and Sing


Plan Ahead Singer Ronald Campbell performs a concert of African-American Spirituals with organist Melody Chen, 7 p.m. Friday, Feb. 11, Mercer Island Presbyterian Church, 3605 84th Ave. S.E. Information: 206-232-5596, ext. 211


North Bend



Animal Stories from Africa


Plan Ahead Presentation by a Woodland Park Zoo storyteller, in celebration of Black History Month, 1:30 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 9, North Bend Library, 115 E. Fourth St. Information: 425-888-0554 or www.kcls.org/nbend/programs.cfm


Redmond



Financial Workshop


Wed “Myths and Realities of Estate Planning,” workshop led by a senior financial advisor, 9:30-10:30 a.m. Wednesday, Feb. 2, Redmond Senior Center, 8703 160th Ave. N.E. Feb. 9: IRA Minimum Distribution Rules. Registration: 425-556-2314


Artful Readings Book Discussion


Thur “Color: A Natural History of the Palette,” by Victoria Finlay, 6-7:30 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 3, Microsoft Redmond Campus, Building 33 Conference Center, 16070 N.E. 36th Way. Information: 425-703-1800. Registration: artevent@microsoft.com


Art Lecture Series


Fri Artist Ken Lum discuss photography, graphic design and commercial sign systems, 6:30-7:30 p.m. Friday, Feb. 4, Microsoft Redmond Campus, Building 33 Conference Center, 16070 N.E. 36th Way. Information: 425-703-1800


Jacques Brel is Alive and Well & Living in Paris


Ongoing SecondStory Repertory presents a musical about songwriter Jacques Brel who rose to fame in the ’50s, continues through Feb. 19 with shows 8:15 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays and a 2:15 p.m. matinee, Sunday, Feb. 13, SecondStory Repertory, 16587 N.E. 74th St. Tickets: $20-$24. Reservations: 425-881-6777


Carmona Flamenco


Sat Contemporary and traditional flamenco music, dance and percussion, 7-8 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 5, Rose Hill Junior High School Auditorium, 13505 N.E. 75th St. Tickets: $7 at the door; cash or check only. Information: 425-556-2392


What You Can Do About Psoriasis


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


Blood Pressure Checks


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


Nueva Era


Plan Ahead Northwest salsa orchestra presents Spanish vocals, salsa, merengue and Latin jazz, 7-8 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 12, Rose Hill Junior High School Auditorium, 3505 N.E. 75th St. Tickets: $7 at the door; cash or check only. Information: 425-556-2392


Redmond Historical Society


Plan Ahead Helen Baxter and Virginia Kuhn of the Sammamish Heritage Society discuss history and preservation activities and community awareness, 10:30-noon Saturday, Feb. 12, Old Redmond Schoolhouse Community Center, 16600 N.E. 80th St. Information: 425-885-2919


Sad Again?


Plan Ahead How to identify and treat depression; presented by Overlake Hospital, 10:15-11:30 a.m. Monday, Feb. 14, Redmond Senior Center, 8703 160th Ave. N.E. Registration: 425-556-2314


Elder Law


Plan Ahead Information on senior rights, 9:30-10:30 a.m. Wednesday, Feb. 16, Redmond Senior Center, 8703 160th Ave. N.E. Registration: 425-556-2314


Renton



Harvey


Starts Fri Valley Community Players presents a comedy about a man with an invisible 6 ½-foot rabbit friend, 8 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays Feb. 4-26; 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 17; 2 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 27, Carco Theater, 1717 Maple Valley Highway. Tickets: $12-$14. Reservations: 425-226-5190


Renton Arts Commission Exhibit


Starts Fri Display of works by local artist Angelena McQuarter opens Feb. 4 and continues through Feb. 27 with a “Meet the Artist” reception 6:30-7:30 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 12, Carco Theatre, 1717 Maple Valley Highway. Gallery hours: 10 a.m.-noon and 2 p.m.-5 p.m. Mondays through Fridays. Information: 425-271-4134 or 425-430-6706


Lively Minds Book Group


Plan Ahead “Drop City,” by T. Coraghessan Boyle, 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 15, Fairwood Library, 17009 140th Ave. S.E. Information: 425-226-0522 or www.kcls.org/fair/programs.cfm


Daytime Book Group


Plan Ahead “Love in the Time of Cholera,” by Gabriel Garcia Marquez, 12:30 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 16, Fairwood Library, 17009 140th Ave. S.E. Information: 425-226-0522 or www.kcls.org/fair/programs.cfm


Woodinville



Valentines Ball


Plan Ahead DJ music, games, prizes and snacks for the entire family, 7-9 p.m. Friday, Feb. 11, Woodinville Community Center Gymnasium, 17401 133rd Ave. N.E. Tickets: $5-$10/at the door. Casual or semi-formal attire. Information: 425-398-9327, ext. 2300

Compiled by Angie Ma

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