A detailed, categorized calendar of events all over Seattle and Western Washington, March 17-23, 2017.

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Animal events

Spring Into Adoption

FRI-SUN Adoption discounts on pets ages 1 year and older, half off Friday, 30 percent off Saturday, 20 percent off Sunday, 11 a.m.-8 p.m. Friday-Saturday, 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Sunday, Seattle Humane Society, 13212 S.E. Eastgate Way, Bellevue (425-641-0080 or seattlehumane.org).

Going Green, Point Defiance Zoo and Aquarium

SAT Zoo animals of all kinds get “lucky” treats for St. Patrick’s Day, with keeper talks, 9:30 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday, Point Defiance Zoo & Aquarium, 5400 N. Pearl St., Tacoma; $7.95-$17.95, ages 2 and younger free (253-591-5337 or pdza.org).

Walk ’n Wag 5k and 3k Dog Walk

SUN Friends of Lake Sammamish State Park walk-a-thon to raise funds for improving the park; dog owner and walkers walk around the park on a 5k trail walk or 3k all-accessible option, with dog agility course, Doggie Village vendors, 10 a.m. Sunday, Lake Sammamish State Park, 20606 S.E. 56th St., Issaquah; $15-$20 (eventbrite.com/e/walk-n-wag-5k-and-3k-dog-walk-in-the-park-tickets-30697793928).

Paul Bannick

MARCH 23 Author of “Owl: A Year in the Lives of North American Owls” shares 200 images of owls, 7 p.m. March 23, Bothell Library, 18215 98th Ave. N.E., Bothell; free (425-486-7811 or kcls.org).


Reach Higher Gala

SAT Appetizers, no host bar, silent auction, entertainment, Master of Ceremonies Marcus Trufant, benefits Renton Ecumenical Association of Churches programs to serve the homeless and hungry, 5:30 p.m. Saturday, Renton Pavilion Event Center, 233 Burnett Ave. S., Renton; $50 (425-209-0594 or reachrenton.org).

Room Circus Medical Clowning

SUN Comedy and physical and mental dexterity performance, benefits Room Circus Room Circus circus arts to help transform the hospital environment for children, 7:30 p.m. Sunday, Hale’s Palladium, 4301 Leary Way N.W., Seattle; $11-$26 (moisturefestival.com/events/view/515).

BESOS Not Walls La Sala event

MARCH 23 La Sala Latinx artist network encourages BESOS (kisses) not walls, in opposition to President Trump’s new immigration policy, with wine, treats, music, 6 p.m. March 23, ArtXchange, 512 First Ave. S., Seattle; $25-$500 (lasalaseattle.org/).

Arcade Lights

PLAN AHEAD Tasting festival with 70 local breweries, cideries, artisan goof, spirits, proceeds benefit Pike Place Market Foundation charities, 7 p.m. March 24, Pike Place Market, Seattle; $60-$150 (pikeplacemarket.org).

Auburn Mountainview Booster Club Auction

PLAN AHEAD Dinner, auction to benefit sports, activities and clubs at Auburn Mountainview High School, 5 p.m. March 25, Emerald Downs, Auburn; $65 (amhsbooster.org).


Dandy Daffodil Tweed Ride

SAT Return to a bygone era, dress in classic tweed or any outfit with an effort to recreate the spirit of yesteryear for slow-paced bicycle ride in the countryside, scenic route past daffodil fields, 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday; register 3 p.m. Friday or 9-10 a.m. Saturday; picnic, 11 a.m.-2 p.m.; after party, 2-6 p.m. Saturday, La Conner Channel Lodge, 205 N. First St., La Conner; $10, or $5 donation for the La Conner Library Foundation for nonriders for wine tasting social and costume contests only (thedandydaffodil.com).


Bird Focus: Creepers and Nuthatches

SAT Birding focus on woodland birds, binoculars provided, 8 a.m. Saturday, Seward Park Audubon Center, 5902 Lake Washington Boulevard S., Seattle; $5, preregister (206-652-2444 or sewardpark.audubon.org).


Skandia Third Friday Dance

FRI Hambo variations dance lesson, 7:30 p.m.; dance polskas, gammaldans with live band, 8:30 p.m. Friday, Cedar Valley Grange, 20526 52nd Ave. W., Lynnwood; $10-$15 (425-954-5262 or skandia-folkdance.org).

Class of ’67

SAT East Coast Swing dance lesson, 7 p.m.; dance swing, ballroom, rock, country to the biggest hits of 1967 with DJ, 8 p.m. Saturday, The Hayloft Dance Hall, 15320 35th Ave. W., Lynnwood; $12-$15 cash only (425-743-6180 or hayloftdance.com).


Tastes of Norway/Norwegian Culture and Heritage Day

SAT Leif to Leif Fun Run/Walk from Leif Erikson Hall to the Leif Erikson statue at Shilshole and back, includes mini Norwegian flag and finish line waffle, 9 a.m., registration 8 a.m., $10/adult, $5/child, benefits the Lodge and Ballard Senior Center; festival with music, folk dancing, speakers, presentations and demonstrations of Norwegian handcrafts, craft sale, genealogy researchers, pickled herring contest, kids’ craft activities, traditional Norwegian foods and desserts, learn about Sons of Norway and other Norwegian organizations, display of Norwegian costumes, raffles, 10 a.m.-3:30 p.m. Saturday, Leif Erikson Lodge, 2245 N.W. 57th St., Seattle (206-783-1274 or LeifEriksonLodge.com).

Northwest Women’s Show

SAT-SUN Fashion shows, entertainment, health, food, exhibits, seminars, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Sunday, CenturyLink Field Event Center, 800 Occidental Ave. S., Seattle; $17 (nwwomenshow.com/).

Seattle French Fest

SUN Celebration of French Independence Day and the French-speaking world with music performances, kids’ activities, Best Baguette contest, French food, wine tasting, 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Sunday, Seattle Center Armory, Seattle (206-684-7200 or seattlecenter.com).

Nowruz in Seattle

SUN Honoring the ancient Persian holiday with music, dancing, kids’ activities and food to learn about the ancient Persian culture and meet Iranian-Americans and other ethnic groups who celebrate Nowruz, open to all, 2-6 p.m. Sunday, Seattle City Hall, 600 Fourth Ave., Seattle (seattleisfahan.org/2017/02/17/nowruz/).

Holi Celebration

SUN Celebration of the Hindu Festival of Colors or Festival of Love with all-ages play with colored powders, DJ with Bollywood music, vegetarian food, traditional Indian music and dance, 11:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m. Sunday, Lake Sammamish State Park, 20606 S.E. 56th St., Issaquah; $20/adults, $15/ages 2-10, by advance ticket (eastsideholi2017.eventbrite.com).

Daffodil Day

MON Pike Place Market vendors distribute 10,000 locally grown daffodils to passers-by, 11:45 a.m.-1 p.m. Monday while supplies last at 15 downtown Seattle locations including First Avenue at University and Lenora Streets, Second Avenue at Pike and Union Streets, Third Avenue and Union Street, Fourth Avenue and Pike and Pine Streets, Seattle (pikeplacemarket/events/daffodil-day-2017).

Food events

Pancake Breakfast

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

Dine In or Take Out for Scholars

TUE Percentage of sales benefit Lakewood Seward Park Neighborhood Association college scholarships, 5-9:30 p.m. Tuesday, Flying Squirrel Pizza, 4920 S. Genesee St., Seattle (206-721-7620 or lspcc.org).

Cask Beer Festival

PLAN AHEAD Crafted cask-conditioned beer samples from 40 Washington breweries, sessions noon-4 p.m. and 5:30-9:30 p.m. March 25, Seattle Center Exhibition Hall, Seattle; $40-$45 includes 15 4-oz. tastes; $5/designated driver at the door only (washingtonbrewersguild.org).

Taste of Georgetown

PLAN AHEAD Special bites and beverages at many venues, 11 a.m.-5 p.m. March 25, Georgetown Trailer Park Mall, 5805 Airport Way S., Seattle (georgetownmerchants.org).

Taste Washington

PLAN AHEAD Festival’s 20th Anniversary, several events including The New Vintage, Washington wine, gourmet bites, Rose Lounge, dance, 7 p.m. March 24, Four Seasons Hotel, $75; seminars, March 25-26, Four Seasons Hotel, $48; Grand Tasting with 235 Washington wineries, 65 restaurants, celebrity chef demos, 2-5:30 p.m. March 25-26, VIP admission 1 p.m., $95-$165/day or $145-$210/two days, CenturyLink Field Event Center, 800 Occidental Ave. S., Seattle (tastewashington.org/).


Dahlia tuber sale

FRI-SAT Puget Sound Dahlia Association sales of hundreds of varieties of locally grown tubers, $4.50-$4.99; 9:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m. Friday-Saturday, Bellevue Botanical Garden, 12001 Main St., Bellevue (pugetsounddahlias.org).

March Edible Plant Sale

SAT Tilth Alliance vegetable, herb and fruit plants, edible flowers and fruit trees for spring gardening, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday, Orca K-8 School, 5215 46th Ave. S., Seattle (seattletilth.org/special_events/).

Northwest Tomatoes

SAT Tomato varieties and growing techniques, 10:30 a.m. Saturday, Master Gardener Demonstration Garden, 15416 S.E. 16th St., Bellevue; free (425-485-5942).


SAT Learn about choosing and caring for rhodies, noon Saturday, Evergreen Arboretum and Gardens, Marine Drive at Alverson Boulevard, Everett; free, preregister (425-257-8597 or evergreenarboretum.com).

Trees/Attracting Native Birds

SAT-SUN City arborist on choosing trees for parking strips, 11 a.m. Saturday; attracting native birds to your yard, 1 p.m. Sunday, West Seattle Nursery, 5275 California Ave. S.W., Seattle; free, preregister (206-935-9276 or westseattlenursery.com).

La Conner Daffodil Festival

ONGOING Daffodils expected to start showing color this weekend, Online Bloom Map updated daily, showing where more than 450 acres of local daffodils are in bloom; La Conner Visitor Information Center, 511 Morris St., La Conner (lovelaconner.com).



FRI-SUN Workshops, events, displays by myth maker artists, authors and designers, workshops on international folklore and legend, writing and art making, traditional music, explore ancient wisdom philosophies and practices, marketplace to decorate and adorn your magical life; door open noon, programs 1-6 p.m. Friday; open 9 a.m., programs 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Saturday; open 9 a.m., programs 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Sunday; Masquerade Balls 8 p.m. Friday-Saturday, Doubletree Hotel Seattle Airport, 18740 International Blvd., SeaTac; $20-$25/day; masquerades $40-$45 (mythicworlds.net/).

All Quilts Wild and Wonderful

FRI-SUN Quilters Anonymous Guild show, 27 vendors selling quilting items, quilts made by members for sale, community service displays, quilting demonstrations, lunch food service to benefit the Cascade High School Booster Club; 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Friday-Saturday, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Sunday, Evergreen State Fairgrounds, 14405 179th Ave. S.E., Monroe; $8 (425-776-2893 or quiltersanonymous.org).

Eastside Genealogical Society

SAT Introduction to genealogical research, 1:30 p.m.; surname searches and databases, 1:30 p.m.; genealogical resources and the internet, 3 p.m., 1:30 p.m. Saturday, Bellevue King County Library, 1111 110th Ave. N.E., Bellevue; free (425-450-1765 or kcls.org).

Almost Spring Swap Meet & Car Show

SAT-SUN Vintage cars and parts, antiques and collectibles, vintage bicycles and parts, 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Sunday, Washington State Fair Events Center, 110 Ninth Ave. S.W., Puyallup; $5/Saturday, $3/Sunday, ages 12 and younger free (253-841-5045 or gertieas.com).

Gold and Treasure Show

SAT-SUN Gold, custom jewelry, silver and geology displays and vendors, metal detecting manufacturers and dealers, prospecting supplies and equipment, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday-Sunday, Washington State Fair Events Center, 110 Ninth Ave. S.W., Puyallup; $5/advance, $10/at the door, ages 12 and younger and active duty military and veterans free with ID (goldprospectors.org/goldshows).

Museum events

Imagine Children’s Museum free nights

FRI Free admission, Tooth-apolooza dentist visits, learn about teeth, 5:30-9 p.m. Friday, Imagine Children’s Museum, 1502 Wall St., Everett; (425-258-1006 or imaginecm.org).

“Nirvana: Taking Punk to the Masses”

FRI-SUN Display of Nirvana memorabilia ends Sunday, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Friday-Sunday, Museum of Pop Culture (MoPop), 325 Fifth Ave. N., Seattle; $16-$25 (206-770-2700 or mopop.org).

Family STEAM Day — Robotic Vehicles

SAT Design, build, tinker and learn together as you explore the world of automobiles and its relation to science, technology, engineering, art and math, children accompanied by adult, 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday, LeMay–America’s Car Museum, 2702 East D St., Tacoma; $10-$18 (253-779-8490 or lemayamercascarmuseum.org).

Teen Action Fair

SAT Youth-led celebration showcasing youth leaders and organizations who are inspiring positive change in Seattle and beyond with hands-on activities, speakers, performances, interactive exhibits and ways to get involved, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday, Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation Visitor Center, 440 Fifth Ave. N., Seattle; free (facebook.com/events/289963488073074/).

Mars Month, Museum of Flight

SAT Lectures by experts on the exploration and study of Mars; Mars 101: Know Your Missions, 2 p.m. Saturday, Museum of Flight, 9404 E. Marginal Way S., Seattle; $13-$23 (206-764-5700 or museumofflight.org).

MaST Center Discovery Days

SAT Highline College Marine Science and Technology Center display of native Pacific Northwest marine creatures and plants, touch tanks, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturdays, MaST Center, 28203 Redondo Beach Dr. S., Des Moines; free (206-592-4000 or mast.highline.edu).

The Journey that Saved Curious George: Margaret and H.A. Rey’s Wartime Escape

SUN-WED The incredible journey made by Margret and H.A. Rey, the creators of “Curious George,” to escape the Nazi invasion of Paris at the start of World War II; with core exhibit “With My Own Eyes,” 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Wednesdays and Sundays, Holocaust Center for Humanity, 2045 Second Ave., Seattle; $5-$10 (206-582-3000 or holocaustcenterseattle.org/plan-your-visit).

Denny Lecture with Dr. Frederick L. Brown

TUE Author of “The City Is More Than Human: An Animal History of Seattle” discusses the role of animals in struggles over power, place, and identity throughout Seattle history, 7 p.m. Tuesday, Museum of History & Industry (MOHAI), 860 Terry Ave. N., Seattle; $10-$15 (206-324-1126 or mohai.org).

SAM Remix

PLAN AHEAD Performances, tours, dancing, creating and exploring inspired by “Jacob Lawrence: The Migration Series,” and “Seeing Nature: Landscape Masterworks from the Paul G. Allen Family Collection,” wearing green encouraged, event for ages 18 and older only, 8 p.m.-midnight March 24, Seattle Art Museum, 1300 First Ave., Seattle; $12-$25 (206-654-3100 or seattleartmuseum.org/).

Kalevala Festival

PLAN AHEAD Finnish Choral Society hosts folk dancers, music, lecture as part of the 100th anniversary of Finland’s independence, 1:30 p.m. March 26, Nordic Heritage Museum, 3014 N.W. 67th St., Seattle; $15 (finnsnw.com/FCS/,).

Park events

Wetlands Don’t Stink

SAT Discover wetlands, their wildlife, and how they impact the ecosystem around them, for ages 5+, 2 p.m. Saturday, Lewis Creek Park, 5808 Lakemont Blvd., Bellevue; free, no registration required (425-452-4195).

Arboretum Walks

SAT-SUN Seasonally themed walk with activities, learning for ages 2-12 and their caregivers, 1 p.m. Saturday; walk for adults focusing on native trees, 1 p.m. Sunday, Graham Visitor Center, 2300 Arboretum Dr. East, Seattle; free (206-685-8033 or botanicgardens.uw.edu/washington-park-arboretum/visit/getting-here/).

State Parks Free Days

SUN Free day use at all state parks, no Discover Pass required; State Parks’ 104th birthday, Sunday (discoverpass.wa.gov/136/State-Parks-Free-Days).

Frog Hop

PLAN AHEAD Learn about frogs, then explore Lewis Creek; for ages 5+, 10 a.m. March 24, Lewis Creek Park, 5808 Lakemont Blvd., Bellevue; $2-$3, preregister, course # 112331 (425-452-4195).


Celebration of Johann Sebastian Bach’s 332nd birthday

SAT Local professional, amateur and student musicians performing an all-Bach marathon concert, 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday, Seattle Central Library, 1000 Fourth Ave., Seattle; free (206-386-4636).

Renton City Concert Band

SUN Spring concert, 2 p.m. Sunday, Renton Community Center, 1715 Maple Valley Highway, Renton; $7-$10 (425-430-6700 or rentonwa.gov/living/default.aspx?id=152).

Kanikapila Sunday

SUN Music jam session and talent showcase, ukulele workshops, Pacific Island vendors, lei making workshops, Hula Halau o Napualani , 2 p.m. Sunday, Asia Pacific Cultural Center, 1123 Pacific Ave., Tacoma; $5-$20 (808-723-2981 or pacificohanafoundation.org).

Clan Gordon Pipe Band Tartan Ball

PLAN AHEAD Music, dancing, including Portland Metro Pipe Band and Clan Macleay Pipe Band, 7 p.m. March 25, Washington State Fair Events Center, Puyallup; $25 (cgpb.org/home/tartan-ball).


Mercer Island Half Marathon

SUN Mercer Island Rotary Half Marathon, 10K and 5K races, Kids’ Dash, to raise funds and awareness to fight colon cancer and benefit other charitable causes supported by the Mercer Island Rotary Club Foundation, 7:30 a.m. Sunday, Mercer Island Community & Event Center, 8236 S.E. 24th St., Mercer Island; $40-$90 (mercerislandhalf.com).

White Center 5K Walk/Run

PLAN AHEAD Superheroes theme, proceeds benefit local organizations empowering the White Center community, 7:30 a.m. March 25, White Center Heights Park, Seattle; $25-$35 (whitecenter5k.brownpapertickets.com/).


Flea Market and Fieldhouse Full of Awesome Stuff

SAT Rummage sale, antique/vintage market and Arts Fair to benefit student scholarships; furniture, household goods, books, jewelry, gourmet food, crafts; 9:30 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday; antiques evaluations, 10 a.m.-2 p.m., $5; University of Puget Sound Fieldhouse, 1500 N. Warner St., Tacoma; free; early entry 8 a.m. $5 (pugetsound.edu/news-and-events/events-calendar/2017/03/18/day/).

Friends of The Seattle Public Library Book Sale

SAT-SUN Friends of The Seattle Public Library sale of 100,000 children’s books, adult fiction and nonfiction, old/rare books, graphic novels, foreign language books, DVDs, CDs, audio books and records, all items $1-$3; 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday, 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Sunday, Seattle Center Exhibition Hall, 299 Mercer St., Seattle (206-682-7567 or friendsofspl.org/book-sales/).

Lakeside School Rummage Sale

PLAN AHEAD Sale offers 25,000 square feet of gently used clothing, furniture, sporting goods, housewares, home/garden, electronics, shoes, books, art, 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday March 25, 9-11 a.m. March 26, Lakeside School, 14050 First Ave. N.E., Seattle (lakesideschool.org/parentsguardians/pga/rummage).

St. Patrick’s Day events

St. Patrick’s Day Celebration, Bell Street Park

FRI Craft table to make a Leprechaun hat, find the pot o’ gold chocolate coins, take a photo with Lucky the Leprechaun, 4-7 p.m. Friday, Bell Street Park, Bell Street from First to Fifth Avenue, Seattle (mybelltown.com/st-pattys-day-park-feelingluckyinbelltown/).

Lucky Leprechaun Hunt

FRI Kids ages 6-10 hunt for gold coins for candy and prizes, 4 p.m. Friday, Magnuson Community Center, 7110 62nd Ave. N.E., Seattle (206-684-7026).

St. Patrick’s Day on the Water

FRI Traditional Irish supper, drinks, Irish music and sea chanties aboard the docked 1904 Lightship “Swiftsure;” proceeds benefit Northwest Seaport maritime heritage nonprofit; 7 p.m. Friday, Historic Ships Wharf outside MOHAI, Lake Union Park, Seattle; $50 (lightship.brownpapertickets.com/).

St. Paddy’s Party Cruise

FRI Cruise, appetizers including a few Irish favorites, desserts, dance party, Irish specialty cocktails, Irish beers, wine and nonalcoholic drinks available for purchase, 8:30 p.m. Friday, Waterways Cruises, 2441 N. Northlake Way, Seattle; $42 (206-223-2060 or waterwayscruises.com/St_Paddys_party_cruise_2017).

St. Patrick’s Celebration

FRI Geoffrey Castle with his All Star Band and local singer/songwriter, Seattle Irish Dance Company, for all ages, 8 p.m. Friday, Kirkland Performance Center, 350 Kirkland Ave., Kirkland; $35 (425-893-9900 or kpcenter.org).

St. Patrick’s Day with the Gothard Sisters

FRI Celtic-inspired original music, song, dance and storytelling, 7:30 p.m. Friday, Auburn Avenue Theater, 10 Auburn Ave., Auburn; $20-$23 (253-931-3043 or gothardsisters.com).

St. Patrick’s Day Irish Festival, Kell’s

FRI-SAT Irish music by bands from Ireland and across the Northwest, Irish food and beer, open 9 a.m., music starts at noon Friday, $20 admission, ages 21 and older only with ID, no reservations; open 11:30 a.m. Saturday, music starts at 6 p.m. Saturday; Kell’s Irish Restaurant and Bar, 1916 Post Alley, Seattle (206-728-1916 or kellsirish.com/seattle/).

Snow sports


SAT Ski and snowboard slalom competition open to all skill levels, beer tent, benefits Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, 9 a.m. Saturday, Stevens Pass, Highway 2, Skykomish; $40-$60 (fredhutch.org/slayride).

Guided snowshoe walks, Mount Rainier

SAT-SUN Walk 1.8 miles with a park ranger to learn the art of snowshoeing and discover how plants, animals and people adapt to Mount Rainier winter conditions, for ages 8 and older, snowshoes provided for $5 donation or bring your own; 11 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. Saturdays, Sundays; limited to 25 people, sign up one hour before each walk, all participants must be present at sign-up, Mount Rainier Visitor Center, 30027 S.R. 706 E., Mount Rainier; free $25/vehicle park admission; all vehicles required to carry tire chains (360-569-6575 or /nps.gov/mora/planyourvisit/winter-recreation.htm).

Special interest

Art as Resistance, Cornel West

FRI Lecture by author of 20 books including “Race Matters,” “Democracy Matters” and “Black Prophetic Fire,” 7 p.m. Friday, The Seattle School of Theology & Psychology, 2501 Elliot Ave., Seattle; $25-$45 (theseattleschool.edu/event/cornel-west-art-resistance/).

Reconnecting Children with Nature

SAT Author Asia Citro family program, how to motivate kids to get outside and explore, 2 p.m. Saturday, Foster Library, 4060 S. 144th St., Tukwila; free (206-242-1640 or kcls.org).

Dr. Seuss Celebration

SAT Stories, test your knowledge of Seuss trivia, pin the eggs on the ham, take-home craft, for ages 3 and older with adult, 2 p.m. Saturday, Kent Library, 212 Second Ave. N., Kent (253-859-3330 or kcls.org).

“Beauty and the Beast” Experience

ONGOING Celebration of “Beauty and the Beast” Augmented Reality Experience photos with life-size characters from the movie, using Surface Studio to create animation and Surface Pen to color characters in digital coloring, through March, 9:30 a.m.-9 p.m. Monday-Saturday, 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Sunday, Microsoft Store at University Village, Seattle (206-834-0680); and 9:30 a.m.-9:30 p.m. Monday-Saturday, 11 a.m.-7 p.m. Sunday, Microsoft Store at Bellevue Square Mall (425-519-3580).

Travel events

Travel seminars

SAT Packing like a savvy traveler, 10 a.m. Saturday, Savvy Traveler, 112 Fifth Ave. S., Edmonds; $5, reservations required (425-744-6076 or savvytravelerstore.com).

Rick Steves [Sanctuary Space]

SUN Sanctuary Space: Timeless Music & Progressive Thought hosts recognized travel author and PBS/NPR personality, speaking on Travel as a Political and Spiritual Act, 5:30 p.m. Sunday, First Congregational Church, Bellevue, 11061 N.E. Second St, Bellevue; free (facebook.com/events/1661058407488222/).


Deep Woods Trek

SAT Four-Plus Foolhardy Folks Volkssport club 10K (6.2 miles) or 5k walk on trails through Point Defiance Park, start 8 a.m.-noon, finish by 3 p.m. Saturday, North 51st Street and North Mildred Street, Tacoma (fourplushikers.weebly.com/point-defiance.html).