A detailed, categorized calendar of events all over Seattle and Western Washington, Feb. 5-11, 2016.

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Animal events

Owl Storytime & Crafts

SAT-SUN Learn about owls that live in the watershed, story time, craft projects, all ages welcome, 1:30 p.m. Saturday-Sunday, Cedar River Watershed Education Center, 19901 Cedar Falls Road S.E., North Bend; free (206-733-9421 or seattle.gov/util/EnvironmentConservation/OurWatersheds/CedarRiverWatershed/ProgramsTours/index.htm).

Mardi Paws

SAT-TUES Half off adoption fees for selected dogs, 11 a.m.-8 p.m. Friday-Saturday, 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Sunday-Tuesday, Seattle Humane Society, 13212 S.E. Eastgate Way, Bellevue (425-641-0080 or seattlehumane.org).

Hawk-watching in Western Washington

FEB. 11 Falcon Research Group lectures, slides on hawks, concluding with field trip to Skagit Flats to observe raptors in the wild, five sessions starting 7-9 p.m. Feb. 11, Woodland Park Zoo, Seattle; $175 (360-757-1911).

Pasado’s Safe Haven’s ‘Share the Love’ Sanctuary Tour

PLAN AHEAD Self-guided tour of sanctuary to support shelter’s animals and programs, noon Feb. 13, Pasado’s Safe Haven, Monroe; $25 (360-793-9393 or pasadosafehaven.org/event/share-the-love-tour).

Valentine’s Day Enrichment

PLAN AHEAD Otters, red pandas, snow leopards, gorillas and other zoo animals get Valentine’s Day-themed treats as an enrichment activity, 10 a.m.-2:30 p.m. Feb. 13, Woodland Park Zoo, Seattle; $9.25-$13.75 (206-548-2500 or zoo.org).

Octopus Week

PLAN AHEAD Daily octopus feedings and talks and activities for kids of all ages, open hours 9:30 a.m.-5 p.m., Feb. 13-21; divers swim with octopus in the Window on Washington Waters exhibit, noon Feb. 13, 19, 21; octopus blind date, male and female giant Pacific octopuses meet for the first time, noon Feb. 14; live octopus release with live video feed, noon Feb. 15 and 20, The Seattle Aquarium, 1483 Alaskan Way, Seattle; $15.95-$22.95 (206-386-4300 or seattleaquarium.org).


Special Olympics Washington Polar Plunge

FRI-SAT Kick off event, Super Plungers take icy dips every half-hour, 7 a.m.-5 p.m. Friday; Seahawks Blue Thunder Drumline, plunge into the Puget Sound to benefit Special Olympics Washington, opening ceremony 11:15 a.m., plunge noon Saturday, Golden Gardens, Seattle; $75, additional donations requested (specialolympicswashington.org/polarplunge).

Ballard Public Lofts & Market Grand Opening

SAT Celebration of grand opening, sample local beer, complimentary bites, live music, tour the building, meet retail partners Green Market and Royal Drummer Cafe coffee; community benefit for the Ballard Food Bank, 11 a.m. Saturday, Ballard Public Lofts & Market, 6450 24th Ave. N.W., Seattle; free, nonperishable food donations requested (facebook.com/events/540980222736125).

Evening of Hope Gala

SAT Venetian Masquerade Ball with social hour, dinner, auction to benefit Mary’s Place for homeless women and children, 5 p.m. Saturday, Fairmont Olympic Hotel, Seattle; $350 or $100/social only (206-236-6167 or seattlehotelassociation.org/sha).


Seattle Bike Swap

PLAN AHEAD New and used bikes and bike related goods of all kinds, bike consignment sale, 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Feb. 14, Seattle Center Exhibition Hall, Seattle; $5-$7, ages 15 and younger free (cascade.org/connect/seattle-bike-swap).


Seattle Boat Show

FRI-SAT Display of 1,000 boats and yachts indoors at CenturyLink and outdoors at South Lake Union, gadgets, gear, 400 exhibitors, boating and fishing seminars, advanced training classes, Kids Zone, boat rides, free shuttle between CenturyLink Event Center and South Lake Union, 11 a.m.-9 p.m. Friday, 10 a.m.-6 a.m. Saturday, CenturyLink Field Event Center, 800 Occidental Ave. S., Seattle; and 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Friday, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday, Chandler’s Cove South Lake Union, 901 Fairview Ave. N., Seattle; $5-$12, ages 10 and younger free; Sails and Ales craft beer night, 5-9 p.m. Friday, $27 (seattleboatshow.com).

Wine Tasting Cruise

PLAN AHEAD Washington wines paired with dinner with wine expert guide, 7 p.m. Feb. 12, Waterways Cruises, Seattle; $79 (206-223-2060 or waterwayscruises.com).


Skandia Dance

FRI Dance workshop, 7:30 p.m., dance to live Scandinavian music, 8:30 p.m. Friday, Cedar Valley Grange, 20526 52nd Ave. W., Lynnwood; $15, kids free (425-954-5262 or skandia-folkdance.org).

Emerald City Contra Dance

FRI Beginners’ workshop, 7 p.m., dance to live music with caller, don’t wear perfume or other scented products, 7:30 p.m. Friday, Phinney Neighborhood Center, 6532 Phinney Ave. N., Seattle; $5-$9 (206-440-9839 or seattledance.org/contra/emerald.city.html).

Mountaineers Folkdance

TUE Informal teaching, no partner necessary, waltz, tango, polka, line dancing, 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Peter Kirk Community Center, 352 Kirkland Ave., Kirkland; $10 (425-746-2328 or mountaineers.org/seattlefolkdance).


Arlington Stilaguamish Eagle Festlval

FRI-SAT Paddle raft on the Stillaguamish River, chainsaw carving show, eagle photo and nature art contest, art show, arts and craft activities, bake sale, bird walk, food vendors, horse drawn wagon rides, display of tractors and old-time machines, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Friday-Saturday, Arlington (360-403-3448 or arlingtonwa.gov).

WOW Conference

FEB. 11-15 Women of Wisdom marketplace, temple with professional healers and psychic readers, art by women art show, ceremonies, speakers, workshops, Feb. 11-15, North Seattle College, 9600 College Way N., Seattle; free admission, $5-$50 fees for events, all-event passes available; preregister for some events (thewowconference.org).

CulturalFest International Expo

PLAN AHEAD Experience 35 cultures through music, dance, food, conversation and interactive activities for all ages, 10:30 a.m.-3 p.m. Feb. 12, Husky Union Building (HUB), University of Washington, Seattle; free (fiuts.org/events/culturalfest/expo).

Lunar New Year

PLAN AHEAD Year of the Monkey celebration with traditional dragon and lion dances, Taiko drumming, martial arts, arts, crafts, activities for all ages, Children’s Parade and Costume Contest, $3 food walk at local restaurants, 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Feb. 13, Hing Hay Park, Maynard Avenue South and South King Street, Seattle (cidbia.org/events/lunar-new-year).

Tet Festival: Vietnamese Lunar New Year

PLAN AHEAD New Year celebration of the Year of the Monkey, with lion dance, firecrackers, music and dance performances, activities, food, crafts, games, martial arts, marketplace, 11 a.m. Feb. 13-14, Seattle Center, Seattle (206-684-7200 or seattlecenter.com).

Food events

Downtown Issaquah Wine Walk

FRI Live music, art happenings, snacks and local boutique wines poured in various locations on Front Street, all ages welcome, BYOG (bring your own glass), 6-9 p.m. Friday, Hailstone Feed store, 232 Front St., Issaquah; $25-$30 (425-417-6697 or downtownissaquah.com).

Pancake Breakfast

SAT Pancakes, eggs, ham, coffee, tea, juice, all ages welcome, proceeds support Senior Center services, 8-11 a.m. Saturday, Northshore Senior Center, 10201 E. Riverside Drive, Bothell; $5 (425-487-2441 or mynorthshore.org).

Cabernet Classic

SAT Sample from 50 Cabernets by 25 Washington wineries, 6 p.m. Saturday, Porsche Bellevue, 11910 N.E. Eighth St., Bellevue; $100 (seattleuncorked.com/event/cabernet-classic-feb-6th/).

Chocolate tasting

SAT Chocolate tasting in 12 shops, 2 p.m. Saturday, Country Village, 23718 Bothell-Everett Highway, Bothell; free (425-483-2250 or countryvillagebothell.com).

Walla Walla Wine

MON Sample selections from 50 Walla Walla wineries, meet winemakers, 5:30 p.m. Monday, McCaw Hall, 321 Mercer St., Seattle; $50 (wallawallawine.com/seattle-washington-wine-tasting).

Hearts & Wine

PLAN AHEAD Wine tasting, Dessert Row, live jazz, auction of rare wines and experiences, 6 p.m. Feb. 12, The Foundry by Herban Feast, Seattle; $70-$75 (firstharvest.org/events/hearts-wine).

Valentine’s Day Wine & Cocktail Hour at the Conservatory

PLAN AHEAD Tropical way to spend Valentine’s Day, wine and cocktail tasting experience in starlit houses of the Conservatory, 5, 6 and 7 p.m. tastings Feb. 14, Volunteer Park Conservatory, 1400 E. Galer St., Seattle; $20-$30 (206-322-4112 or volunteerparkconservatory.org/events-calendar).


Trouble-Free Trees and Shrubs

SAT Selecting plants that are relatively free of problems to create a better garden, 10:30 a.m. Saturday, Master Gardener Demonstration Garden, 15416 S.E. 16th St., Bellevue; free (425-485-5942).

Bountiful Berries

SAT Varieties, tricks to growing blueberries, raspberries, grapes, kiwis, currants, 10 a.m. Saturday, Sunnyside Nursery, 3915 Sunnyside Blvd., Marysville; free (425-334-2002 or sunnysidenursery.net/classes).

Foodscaping For The Urban Garden

SAT Using permaculture techniques involving patterns found in nature to create sustainable, multidimensional food systems, 11 a.m. Saturday, Christianson’s Nursery, 15806 Best Road, Mount Vernon; $8 (800-585-8200 or christiansonsnursery.com/whats-happening).

Sky Nursery seminars

SAT-SUN Keeping Mason Bees, 11 a.m. Saturday; fruit tree selection and care, 1 p.m. Saturday; perennial vegetables and small fruits, 1 p.m. Sunday, Sky Nursery, 18528 Aurora Ave. N., Shoreline; free (206-546-4851 or skynursery.com).


Corvette and High Performance Meet

FRI-SAT Automotive swap meet of new and used cars and parts and display of cars with a focus on Corvettes and muscle cars, 2-8 p.m. Friday, 8 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday, Washington State Fair Events Center, 110 Ninth Ave. S.W., Puyallup; $10 (253-841-5045 or corvettehp.com).


FRI-SUN Myth-inspired exhibits, vendors, artists, authors and designers from various mediums, workshops on folklore and legends, writing and art-making, traditional music and instruments, ancient wisdom philosophies and practices, costumes welcome, children’s area; noon-7 p.m. Friday, $15; 10 a.m.-7 p.m. Saturday, $20; 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Sunday, $20; Time Travelers Masquerade, 8 p.m. Friday, $35-$45; Dark Carnevale Masquerade, 8 p.m. Saturday, $35-$45; Doubletree Hotel Seattle Airport, 18740 International Blvd., SeaTac; ages 12 and younger admission free (mythicworlds.net).

Play board games

SAT Classic and new board games for all ages including Blokus, Ticket to Ride, Jenga, noon-4 p.m. Saturday, Ballard Branch Library, 5614 22nd Ave. N.W., Seattle (206-684-4089 or spl.org); games for all ages including Netrunners, chess, Scrabble, Clue, UNO, Battleship and more, coloring pages, 2-5 p.m. Saturday, Fremont Branch Library, 731 N. 35th St., Seattle (206-684-4084 or spl.org).

Pacific Northwest Railroad Archive

SAT Behind-the-scenes insight to primary research material at archive with information about Northern Pacific Railway, 10:30 a.m. Saturday, Pacific Northwest Railroad Archive, 425 S.W. 153rd St., Burien; $8-$10 (historicseattle.org).

Seattle RV Show

FEB. 11-14 RV displays, workshops, seminars, beer and wine available, 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Feb. 11-12, 10 a.m.-8 p.m. Feb. 13, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Feb. 14; free stadium tours Feb. 11-12 on the hour noon-4 p.m., space limited, tickets first-come, first-served day of event; CenturyLink Field Event Center, Seattle; $10-$12, ages 17 and younger free with adult (seattlervshow.com).

Great Backyard Bird Count

PLAN AHEAD Register online to count birds in your yard for at least 15 minutes, Feb. 12-15 (gbbc.birdcount.org).

Scale Model Hydroplane Show

PLAN AHEAD Display of 50 scale-model radio-controlled Unlimited hydroplanes at museum with a dozen restored Unlimited hydroplanes, photos, trophies and vintage racing films, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Feb. 13, Hydroplane & Raceboat Museum, Kent; $5-$10 (206-764-9453 or thunderboats.org).

Museum events

The Mating Game Cocktail Hour

FRI Valentine’s Day-themed cocktail hour celebrating mating rituals, animal anatomy, and how people express love and romance; learn about artifacts from early Seattle’s Red Light district, spider courtship, slug sex, birds’ elaborate plumage and mating dances, 6 p.m. Friday, Burke Museum of Natural History and Culture, University of Washington, Seattle; $5-$15 (206-543-5590 or burkemuseum.org).

Astronaut Stephanie Wilson

SAT NASA astronaut, three-time space traveler and second African-American woman in space talks about her space shuttle missions, 2 p.m. Saturday, Museum of Flight, 9404 E. Marginal Way S., Seattle; $12-$20 (206-764-5720 or museumofflight.org).

First Saturday Lunar New Year

SAT Drop in art activities to celebrate the Year of the Monkey, martial arts performances, music, dress-up, kids’ movie “Monkey Trouble,” 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday, Seattle Asian Art Museum, 1400 E. Prospect St., Seattle; free admission for families, preregistration requested (seattleartmuseum.org).

Black History Month celebration

SAT Stories, play and art projects to explore the world of African American inventions, artists and important figures in the civil rights movement, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Saturday, Children’s Museum, Seattle Center Armory, Seattle; $8.25-$9.25 (206-441-1768 or thechildrensmuseum.org).

Depot Playdate

SAT Drop-in activities for families with kids of all ages to explore February traditions of the past, decorate Valentines and cookies, 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday, Issaquah Depot Museum, 78 First Ave. N.E., Issaquah; free (425-392-3500 or issaquahhistory.org).

The History of Eastern Airlines

SAT The rise and fall of domestic airline created in 1930, noon Saturday, Historic Flight Foundation, 10719 Bernie Webber Drive, Mukilteo; $10-$15, ages 10 and younger free (425-348-3200 or historicflight.org).

Lunar New Year

MON Celebrate the Year of the Monkey, explore Chinese culture through calligraphy, create a lantern, Lion Dancers performance, play and art projects to explore the world of African American inventions, artists and important figures in the civil rights movement, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday, Children’s Museum, Seattle Center Armory, Seattle; $8.25-$9.25 (206-441-1768 or thechildrensmuseum.org).

FHC Presents: Inside the B-25

FEB. 11 Climb inside FHC’s iconic B-25J Mitchell medium bomber, a World War II legend, 7 p.m. Feb. 11, Flying Heritage Collection, 3407 109th St. S.W., Everett; $15-$20 (877-342-3404 or flyingheritage.com).

Race Night at ACM

FEB. 11 Put your racing skills to the test in Speed Zone racing simulators, 5 p.m. Feb. 11, LeMay–America’s Car Museum, 2702 East D St., Tacoma; free (253-779-8490 or americascarmuseum.org).

Seattle AntiFreeze: Top Pot Doughnuts

FEB. 11 For Top Pot Doughnuts history, sampling signature doughnuts with a Top Pot co-founder, 6 p.m. Feb. 11, Museum of History & Industry (MOHAI), 860 Terry Ave. N., Seattle; free (mohai.org).

Meeker Mansion Valentine Tea

PLAN AHEAD Victorian tea and tour, 1:30 p.m. Feb. 13, Meeker Mansion, 312 Spring St., Puyallup; $12 by reservation (253-848-1770 or meekermansion.org).

Park events

Deep Forest Experience

FRI-SUN Guided 30-45 minute forest hikes, 10 and 11 a.m., noon, 1 p.m. Fridays, Saturdays, Sundays through Feb. 14; ADA-accessible trail; Discovery Center refreshments, displays, nature videos, craft activities, information about viewing bald eagles in the area, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Fridays-Sundays, Rockport State Park, Milepost 96.5, Highway 20, Rockport; annual Discover Pass or $10 day pass required for parking (parks.wa.gov/574/Rockport).

Lewis Creek Park Ranger Hike

SAT Join a Ranger exploring the natural history of Lewis Creek Park, look for signs of local wildlife and learn what to do when encountering animals in the wild; all ages welcome, 10:30 a.m. Saturday, Lewis Creek Park and Visitor Center, 5808 Lakemont Blvd. S.E., Bellevue; free no registration required (425-452-4195).


Sponge Global Gala

SAT Dances from around the world, music, cupcake decorating and craft activities, Spanish, Mandarin, French, Japanese, Hindi and German language classes, for children ages 10 and younger and families, 1:30 p.m. Saturday, Sponge, 3107 S. Day St., Seattle; free, preregister (206-227-7138 or spongeschool.com).

Seattle Jazz Vespers

SUN Music by Eugenie Jones Quartet, 6 p.m. Sunday, Seattle First Baptist Church, 1111 Harvard Ave., Seattle; free, donations for musicians collected (seattlejazzvespers.org).


Chili Chase

PLAN AHEAD 5K run/walk, 1-mile Kids’ Dash, followed by chili feed; 8 a.m. Feb. 13, STAR Center, 3873 S. 66th St., Tacoma; $10-$30 (metroparkstacoma.org/chili-chase/#.VqlCxHsYGDl).

Valentine’s Day Dash

PLAN AHEAD 5K run/walk, beer garden, costume contest, race bibs include self-selected relationship status, free kids’ dash, 8 a.m. Feb. 14, Green Lake Park, Seattle; $40-$45 (promotionevents.com/valentines/index.htm).


Go Red with Macy’s

FRI-MON Customers encouraged to wear red or purchase the official Red Dress pin for $3 and receive a 25 percent discount on most purchases storewide, 15 percent off fine and fashion jewelry, sale and clearance watches, and select home items, exclusions and restrictions apply; 100 percent of the red dress pin sales benefit Go Red For Women, Friday-Monday, all Macy’s stores (macys.com/GoRed).

Seattle Design Center Sample Sale

SAT Special pricing on sample items and floor models including lighting, rugs, bedding, furniture and other interiors, 9 a.m.-3 p.m.; Skillet food truck, 11 a.m.-2:30 p.m. Saturday, Seattle Design Center, 5701 Sixth Ave. S., Seattle; free (seattledesigncenter.com).

Heavy equipment, trucks and vehicles auction

SAT Heavy equipment, contractors equipment, trucks and cars at auction; 9 a.m. Saturday, preview 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Friday, James G. Murphy Inc., 18226 68th Ave. N.E., Kenmore (425-486-1246 or murphyauction.com).

Friends of the Library Book Sale

SAT-SUN Used books, videos and CDs at bargain prices, proceeds benefit library programs, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday, 1-5 p.m. Sunday, Covington Library, 27100 164th Ave. S.E., Covington (253-630-8761 or kcls.org).

Glass HeART Sales Event

SAT-SUN Portion of sales support Many Lights Foundation and Hope Lights, a neighborhood where kids heal from abuse and neglect, provide support for adoptive families and create affordable housing for seniors, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday-Sunday, Renton Art & Glass Studio, 211 S.W. 41st St., Renton (facebook.com/events/951017238268345).

Spring Craft Fair

TUE Natural handcrafted products including food, jewelry, hand creams and lotions, cards, clothing, foods, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Tuesday, Bastyr University, 14500 Juanita Drive N.E., Kenmore (425-602-3000 or bastyr.edu/civicrm/event/info?reset=1&id=1854).

Snow sports

Snowshoe walks and winter excursions, Snoqualmie

FRI-SUN Guided 90-minute, moderate pace, one mile walk through old-growth forest to learn about winter ecology; 10 and 11:30 a.m. and 1 p.m. Saturdays-Sundays, $10-$15; extended, 5 mile, 4-5 hour snowshoe walk, 9 a.m. Fridays, Saturdays, Sundays, $25; Snoqualmie Pass Visitor Center, Snoqualmie Pass; preregister; some dates and times sold out (425-434-6111 or discovernw.org/store_winter-snowshoe-program-at-snoqualmie-pass_SNOWSHOE01.html).

Mount Rainier winter recreation

FRI-SUN Park winter activity information, backcountry permits, books and maps, 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m. daily unless major storms require closure, Longmire Museum; lodging, food, snowshoe/ski rentals, National Park Inn; Henry M. Jackson Memorial Visitor Center open 10 a.m.-4:15 Saturdays-Sundays; guided snowshoe walks, 11 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. Saturdays-Sundays, snowshoe rental $5 donation requested; Paradise snowplay for “soft” sliding devices only (flexible sleds, inner tubes, saucers) open weekends, conditions permitting; all vehicles entering the park required to carry tire chains; Mount Rainier National Park; $20/vehicle (360-569-6575 or nps.gov/mora/index.htm).

Hurricane Ridge in Winter

FRI-SUN Hurricane Ridge Road open 9 a.m.-sunset Fridays-Sundays, weather permitting; cars required to carry tire chains; Visitors Center open when road is open; Hurricane Ridge Ski and Snowboard Areas with two rope tows, lift, tubing and ski areas open Saturdays, Sundays, weather permitting; guided snowshoe walks, 2 p.m. Saturdays, Sundays, snow permitting, snowshoes and instruction provided, $3-$7, sign up at Visitors Center 30 minutes before; Hurricane Ridge Visitors Center, off Highway 101, 18 miles outside Port Angeles; $20/vehicle (360-565-3131 or nps.gov/olym).

Snowshoe hike, Darrington Ranger District

SUN Five-hour snowshoe hike for ages 16 and older, snowshoes provided, 8:30 a.m. Sunday and Feb. 20, 21, 28, Verlot Public Service Center, 33515 Mountain Loop Highway, 11 miles east of Granite Falls; $20, preregister (discovernw.org/store_winter-snowshoe-program-at-verlot-big-four_SNOWSHOE03.html).

Lunar New Year Celebration at Stevens Pass

PLAN AHEAD Traditional Lion Dancer in base area, arts and crafts indoors, traditional food specials in Tye Creek Deli, Torch Light Parade down Showcase and sparklers in the plaza, 4-10 p.m. Feb. 12, Stevens Pass Mountain Resort, Skykomish; free 50 percent off lift tickets and discounts around the resort (206-812-4510 or stevenspass.com/site/activities/events-calendar/events/get/event222,1875939656).

Special interest

Celebrate Setsubun

SAT Celebrate Japanese holiday for all ages to chase away the demons of winter and usher in luck for the coming year, 1:30 p.m. Saturday, Seward Park Audubon Center, 5902 Lake Washington Boulevard S., Seattle; free, preregister (brownpapertickets.com/event/135737).

Become a Garbologist

SUN What happens to our garbage once it leaves our homes, all ages workshop to learn how our landfill works and what we can do to make better earth-smart choices, 2 p.m. Sunday, Mercer Slough Environmental Education Center, 1625 118th Ave. S.E., Bellevue; free (425-452-2565 or myparksandrecreation.com).

Fish Tales about Ivar Haglund

SUN Local historian Paul Dorpat’s presentation on iconic Seattle restaurateur Ivar Haglund, 1:30 p.m. Sunday, West Seattle Library, 2306 42nd Ave. S.W., Seattle; free (loghousemuseum.info/events).

InterUrban HeartBomb

TUE Historic Seattle event to create “HeartBombing” valentines with tours of flagship store, live music, beer, wine, snacks, 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, Filson Flagship Store, 1741 First Ave. S., Seattle; $5/advance, $10/at the door (historicseattle.org).

Seattle Center Winter Fitness

WED Fitness for all ages and abilities; Zumba high energy workout with Latin music and world rhythms, no dance experience provided, wear comfortable sneakers, 6-7 p.m.; Gentle Yoga, fluid movements to stretch for increased flexibility; bring a yoga mat, 7:30-8:30 p.m. Wednesday, Seattle Center Armory, Seattle; free (206-684-7200 or seattlecenter.com).


Family Football Day

SUN Watch the Super Bowl on the library’s big screen, 3:30 p.m. Sunday, Seattle Central Library, 1000 Fourth Ave., Seattle; free (206-386-4636 or spl.org).

Super Bowl, Shoreline Library

SUN Watch the game on the big screen, 3:30 p.m. Sunday, Shoreline Library, 345 N.E. 175th St., Shoreline; free (206-362-7550 or kcls.org).

Sports Star 2016

WED Seattle Sports Commission honors sports star of the year; reception, 5:30 p.m., 7 p.m. Wednesday, Paramount Theatre, Seattle; $100 (seattlesports.org).

An Extreme Makeover for the Seattle Mariners

FEB. 11 The Sports Salon hosts Jerry Dipoto, new general manager of the Seattle Mariners, discussing his changes to the team and new manager, Scott Servais, 5:30 p.m. Feb. 11, World Trade Center, 2200 Alaskan Way, Seattle; $30 (206-441-5144 or wtcseattle.com/sports-salon-art-thiel-jerry-dipoto).

Travel events

Rick Steves reports on Cuba

SUN Rick Steves lecture and slideshow on his recent independent trip to Cuba, 8 p.m. Sunday, Edmonds Center for the Arts, Edmonds; free, preregister (ricksteves.com).

Travel seminars

TUE Travel company presentations on travel to Columbia, 7 p.m. Tuesday, Wide World Books & Maps, 4411 Wallingford Ave. N., Seattle; free (206-634-3453 or wideworldtravelstore.com).


Hands-Only CPR

SAT Lynnwood Fire Department and volunteers teach hands-only CPR in many different languages, free blood pressure checks and emergency preparedness information available, all ages welcome, 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturday, Alderwood Mall Food Court, 3000 184th St. S.W., Lynnwood; free (ci.lynnwood.wa.us/Public-Safety/Fire-Department.htm).