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Teen Advisory Board


Wed Volunteers ages 12-18 are needed to help plan teen-related events; community service hours available, 3:30 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 26, Lake Hills Library, 15228 Lake Hills Blvd. Information: 425-747-3350 or www.kcls.org/lh/programs.cfm


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Thur Panel discussion about the state of politics in Israel, 7 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 27, Temple B’nai Torah, 15725 N.E. Fourth St. Information: 425-603-9677


Late Night Music at Crossroads Bellevue


Fri-Sat Jovino Santos Neto performs Brazilian jazz piano, 7:30-10 p.m. Friday, Jan. 28, Crossroads Bellevue MarketStage, 15600 N.E. Eighth St. Saturday, Jan. 29: Cooke ‘n’ Green perform traditional and urban blues. Information: 425-644-1111 or www.crossroadsbellevue.com


High School Vocal Jazz Festival


Sat Fourteen high school jazz choirs compete; followed by a performance by the top three schools and Bellevue Community College’s vocal jazz ensemble, “Celebration!”, 8:30 a.m.-5 p.m. competitions; 7:30 p.m. concert, Saturday, Jan. 29, Bellevue Community College, 3000 Landerholm Circle S.E. Tickets: $7 for evening concert. Information: 425-564-3114


Russian Graphics Exhibit


Starts Sat Display of works by Stanislav Nikireev, Sergey Tsygal, Olga Okuneva and Margarita Kuzminskaya opens with a reception 1-5 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 29 and 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


Tellington Touch Workshop


Tues Hands on workshop on techniques to calm, heal injuries and ease pain in animals, 6:30-9:30 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 1, The Humane Society, 13212 S.E. Eastgate Way. Dogs welcome. Cost: $35. Registration: 425-649-7554 or education@seattlehumane.org


Write On!


Plan Ahead Creative writing workshop for teens 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


Secrets of Six-Figure Women


Plan Ahead 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


Art Lecture Series


Plan Ahead 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


Overcoming Underearning: A Workshop for Couples


Plan Ahead 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


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


Bothell



50th Anniversary of Brown v. Board of Education


Thur Presentation of the video “Echoes of Brown: Youth Documenting and Performing the Legacy of Brown v. Board of Education,” followed by a panel discussion, 5-7 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 27, North Creek Cafe at University of Washington Bothell Campus, 18115 Campus Way N.E. Information: 425-352-5331 or www.uwb.edu/calendar/event.html?event=3011


The Nutcracker and the Gift of Sharing


Sun Cameo/Carrabba Dance Theatre presents a 1950s version of this classic ballet, 4 and 7 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 30, Northshore Senior Center, 10201 E. Riverside Drive. Tickets: $10-$15. Reservations: 425-483-4272


Once Upon a Wednesday


Plan Ahead 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


Financial Series


Plan Ahead “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


Matters of the Heart Series


Plan Ahead “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


Plan Ahead 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


Plan Ahead 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


Plan Ahead 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


Duvall



The Truth About Love and/or Marriage


Sun One-man show by Nils Ling, 7 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 30, Cedarcrest Performing Arts Center, 29000 N.E. 150th St. Tickets: $7-$10. Reservations: 425-788-2983


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


Issaquah



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 (except Jan. 29); 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


Economic Vision for the Future of Issaquah


Thur Issaquah Chamber of Commerce luncheon meeting with Mayor Ava Frisinger and Issaquah City Council, 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 27, Holiday Inn of Issaquah, 91801 12th Ave. N.W. Cost: $18-$23. Guests welcome. Reservations: 425-392-7024


New Member Orientation


Fri Information about Issaquah Chamber of Commerce activities, networking and community involvement opportunities, noon, Friday, Jan. 28, Greater Issaquah Chamber of Commerce conference room, 155 N.W. Gilman Blvd. Reservations: 425-392-7024


Hill Towns of Tuscany, Umbria and the Cinque Terre


Mon Presentation by a travel expert from Earthbound Expeditions, 7 p.m. Monday, Jan. 31, Issaquah Library, 10 W. Sunset Way. Information: 425-392-5430


Washington State Parks Lake Sammamish Advisory Committee


Plan Ahead 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: 360-902-8638


Family Friday


Plan Ahead 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


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


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


Plan Ahead 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


Plan Ahead 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


Plan Ahead 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 How to choose plants, 10 a.m. Wednesday, Feb. 9, Tibbetts Creek Manor, 750 17th Ave. 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


Music of Motown


Plan Ahead Kleer Cut presents 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


Kenmore



Evening Book Discussion Group


Mon “Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil,” by John Berendt, 7 p.m. Monday, Jan. 31, Kenmore Library, 18138 73rd Ave. N.E. Information: 425-486-8747


Kirkland



Fast/Pop


Ongoing 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


Patricia Rovzar Gallery


Ongoing 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


Celebrating New Art for the New Year


Ends Sun Display of contemporary art by Northwest painters, sculptors and photographers continues through Jan. 30, Parklane Gallery, 130 Park Lane. Gallery hours: 11 a.m.-6 p.m. daily. Information: 425-827-1462


Color of January: Renovating an Ignored Season


Ongoing 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


Best of Comedy Underground


Fri Performance by political comedian Will Durst, 8 p.m. Friday, Jan. 28, Kirkland Performance Center, 350 Kirkland Ave. Tickets: $15-$20. For adults only. Reservations: 425-893-9900 or www.kpcenter.org


Vela Luka Croatian Dance Ensemble


Sat Vela Luka dancers and Ruze Dalmatinke Orchestra perform traditional Slavic dance and music, 6 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 29, Kirkland Performance Center, 350 Kirkland Ave. Tickets: $10-$22. Reservations: 425-893-9900 or www.kpcenter.org


Mother-Daughter Book Club


Tues “Half-Magic,” by Edward Eager; for daughters ages 10-12, 7 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 1, Kingsgate Library, 12315 N.E. 143rd St. Information: 425-821-7686


Singles Bookclub


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


Hawaiian Slack Key Guitar Festival


Plan Ahead 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


Little Red Riding Hood


Plan Ahead 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


Masters of Groove


Plan Ahead 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


Parklane Gallery


Plan Ahead 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


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


Mercer Island



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


Parent and Tot Shabbat


Fri Live music, singing, dancing and challah for children up to age 3 with a parent, 9:45-10:30 a.m. Fridays, Stroum Jewish Community Center, 3801 E. Mercer Way. Information: 206-232-7115


Burns’ Night Celebration


Sat Scottish music, dancing and food in honor of poet Robert Burns, 7 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 29, Mercer Island Congregational Church, 4545 Island Crest Way. Cost: $12. Information: 425-670-9084


Baby Sign Language


Plan Ahead 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


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


Redmond



Teen Dinners


Wed Hot food for teens , 6 p.m. Wednesdays, Jan. 19 and 26, Old Fire House Teen Center, 16510 N.E. 79th St. Information: 425-556-2370


Chinese New Year’s Lunch


Fri 11:30 a.m. Friday, Jan. 28, Redmond Senior Center, 8703 160th Ave. N.E. Cost: $3.50-$6.50. Reservations: 425-556-2314


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


Brothers from Different Mothers


Sat Juggling comedy show, 7-8 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 29, Rose Hill Junior High School Auditorium, 13505 N.E. 75th St. Tickets: $7 at the door; cash or check only. Information: 425-556-2392


Managing Depression


Mon Self-help techniques , 10:15-11:30 a.m. Monday, Jan. 31, Redmond Senior Center, 8703 160th Ave. N.E. Registration: 425-556-2314


Financial Workshop


Plan Ahead “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


Plan Ahead “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


Carmona Flamenco


Plan Ahead 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


Blood Pressure Checks


Plan Ahead 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


What You Can Do About Psoriasis


Plan Ahead 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


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. Redmond Tickets: $7 at the door; cash or check only. Information: 425-556-2392


Renton



Teen Advisory Council


Thur An opportunity for youth ages 12-18 to earn community service hours and gain leadership experience, 7 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 27, Fairwood Library, 17009 140th Ave. S.E. Information: 425-226-0522 or www.kcls.org/fair/programs.cfm


Little Red Riding Hood


Sat-Sun Little Red tries to save a vegetarian wolf from the huntsman’s axe; a StoryBook Theater original production, 11 a.m. and 1 p.m. Saturday; 1 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 29-30, Renton IKEA Performing Arts Center, 400 S. Second St. Tickets: $8. Tickets: 1-877-827-1100


“See How They Run” Auditions


Sun-Mon For men ages 20-60 and women ages 20-40, 6:30-9:30 p.m. Sunday or 7-10 p.m. by appointment, Monday, Jan. 30-31, Valley Community Players, 231 1/2 Main Ave. S. Appointments: 425-226-5190


“Harvey”


Plan Ahead 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


Snoqualmie



Double Bill! Music of America!


Sun Performance by barbershop quartet “Friendly Advice” and the “Cornucopia Concert Band,” 4 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 30, Mount Si High School Theater, 8651 Meadowbrook Way S.E. Tickets: $5-$15. Information: 425-888-1514


Woodinville



Book Discussion Group


Sat “Ahab’s Wife, or the Star-Gazer: A Novel,” by Sena Jeter Naslund and optional “Moby Dick,” by Herman Melville, 10 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 29, Woodinville Library, 17105 Avondale Road N.E. Information: 425-788-0733

Compiled by Angie Ma.

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