Artist Win Bainbridge will display paintings and sign copies of "Splash 8: Watercolor Discoveries," a book that features her work. 5-8 p.m. tomorrow, Edmonds Bookshop, 111...

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Watercolors: Artist Win Bainbridge will display paintings and sign copies of “Splash 8: Watercolor Discoveries,” a book that features her work. 5-8 p.m. tomorrow, Edmonds Bookshop, 111 Fifth Ave. S. Free. Information: 425-775-2789.

Needle-arts show: Pacific Northwest Needle Arts Guild presents “This Is Not Your Grandmother’s Needlework!” 1-4 p.m. Wednesdays-Sundays through Dec. 30, Edmonds Museum, 118 Fifth Ave. N. Admission: $1-$2. Information: 425-774-0900.

Pastels: works by Janis Graves on display. 11 a.m.-4 p.m. daily through Jan. 2, Gallery North, 508 Main St., Edmonds. Artist’s reception, 6-8 p.m. tomorrow. Free. Information: 425-774-0946.






December 2004

December 2004 calendar


Holiday show: exhibit of works by the Northwest Pastel Society and dozens of locally created glass and ceramic pieces. 10 a.m.- 5 p.m. Mondays-Fridays, 11 a.m.- 3 p.m. Saturdays through Dec. 30, Arts Council of Snohomish County, 1507 Wall St., Everett. Free. Information: 425-257-8380.


Classes


Walking and jogging: All ages can continue their exercise over winter at a lighted 400-meter outdoor track. 5:30-7:30 p.m. Mondays and Wednesdays, Jan. 3- March 9, Lynnwood Athletic Complex, 3003 184th St. S.W. Free. Information: 425-771-4030.

Taiko drumming: Young people 8-18 can learn about the history and the basics of taiko through drumming games and movement exercises. 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Jan. 8, Feb. 12 or March 12, Floral Hall, 802 Mukilteo Blvd., Everett. Cost: $40. Registration: 425-257-8300.


Gardening


Bonsai: Get tips on styling and winter preparedness. Noon Sunday, Emery’s Garden, 2829 164th St. S.W., Lynnwood area. Free. Information: 425-743-4555.

Horticulture: Learn about botany, plant pathology, entomology, pruning and pest control. 8:30 a.m.-4 p.m. Thursdays, Jan. 6-March 10, Washington State University Snohomish County Extension Office, McCollum Park, 600 128th St. S.W., Everett-Mill Creek area. Cost: $300. Registration: 425-357-6025.


Music


May Palmer: performance featuring the release of Palmer’s compact disc “Mo May: A Celebration of the Motown Era.” 3 and 8 p.m. Sunday, Canoes Cabaret at the Tulalip Casino, 10200 Quil Ceda Blvd, Marysville area. Free. Information: www.maypalmer.com or 888-272-1111.

Native American flute music: Peter Ali will perform, then show his flute collection and discuss how they were made. 2-3 p.m. Tuesday, Snohomish Library, 311 Maple Ave. Free. Information: 360-568-2898.


Sports / outdoors


Lake Wenatchee State Park: Cross-country ski on groomed trails with views of the lake, river and forest. 7:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Dec. 26 or Jan. 15; a group will depart from the Everett Parks and Recreation office, 802 Mukilteo Blvd. Cost: $21-$26. Registration: 425-257-8300.

Basketball camp: Children 7-14 can develop fundamental skills. 9 a.m.-noon Dec. 28-30, Cedarcrest School, 6400 88th St. N.E., Marysville. Cost: $55, includes T-shirt and basketball. Registration (by Friday): 360-651-5085.

Salmon La Sac: four-mile cross-country-ski trip on easy, groomed trails in the area north of Cle Elum, Kittitas County. 8 a.m.- 5:30 p.m. Jan. 5; a group will depart from the Everett Parks and Recreation office, 802 Mukilteo Blvd. Cost: $21-$26. Registration: 425-257-8300.


Avalanche safety: Learn the basics of avalanche awareness and how to minimize the need for rescue. 7-9 p.m. Jan. 7, Feb. 4, Feb. 18 or May 11, Cascade Crags, 2820 Rucker Ave., Everett. Free. Ages 16 and up. Registration: 425-257-8300.

Introduction to snowshoeing: Everett Mountaineers course with two evening lectures and one field trip. Lectures 7 p.m. Jan. 12 and 19, Cascade Crags, 2820 Rucker Ave., Everett. Field trip Jan. 30. Cost: $39-$49. Ages 16 and up. Registration: www.everettmountaineers.org or 800-573-8484.

Compiled by Laurie Dunlap. Send calendar items to The Times of Snohomish County, 1133 164th St. S.W., Suite 101, Lynnwood, WA 98037. Fax: 425-745-7723. E-mail: north@seattletimes.com