A detailed, categorized calendar of events all over Seattle and Western Washington, Feb. 1-7, 2019.

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Animal events

Seattle Humane adoption special

FRI-SUN Pet adoption discount, $50 off adoption fees for cats and dogs 1 year old and up, 11 a.m.-8 p.m. Friday-Saturday, 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Sunday, Seattle Humane, 13212 S.E. Eastgate Way, Bellevue (425-641-0080 or seattlehumane.org).

Homeward Pet 29th Birthday Adoption Weekends

SAT-SUN Pet adoption discounts with a different theme, noon-6 p.m. Saturdays-Sundays in February; Homeward Pet Adoption Center, 13132 N.E. 177th Place, Woodinville (425-488-4444 or homewardpet.org).

Birds of Winter, Skagit Valley

ONGOING Farmlands, wetlands, estuaries, marine waters, prairies and forests of the Skagit Valley provide wintertime habitat for hundreds of bird species, including trumpeter swans, snow geese, bald eagles and peregrine falcons; information on viewing sites and more (birdsofwinter.org).


Art of Food and Wine

FRI Entertainment, art demonstrations, gourmet bites from local restaurants, 5 wineries pouring sips, proceeds benefit Lynnwood Arts Commission, 5:30 p.m. Friday, Lynnwood Convention Center, 3819 196th St. S.W., Lynnwood; $20-$50 (LynnwoodArts.com).

7th Annual BSU Legacy Soiree

SAT The Black Student Union celebration of excellence in the black communities at the UW and Seattle area, creating a scholarship for underrepresented students, with music and dance performances, speakers, dinner, and recognizing 10 exemplary high-school students, 6 p.m. Feb. 2, UW Intellectual House, 4249 Whitman Court N.E., Seattle; $15-$25 (facebook.com/events/2098970600222703).

Art Auction, Kimpton Alexis Hotel

FEB. 7 Silent auction to bid of wall art, décor, sculptures and more that graced the former in-room and lobby designs before it’s remodeled; all proceeds benefit the Alliance for Pioneer Square, 5-7 p.m. Feb. 7, 1007 First Ave., Seattle; free (206-624-4844 or dropbox.com/s/aq1nfk7ajlmodsl/Alexis_Art_Auction_print_4x6.pdf?dl=0).


Skandia Dance

FRI Dance class, 7:30 p.m., dance to music by the Lilla Spelmanslag, 8:30 p.m. Friday, Cedar Valley Grange, 20526 52nd Ave. W., Lynnwood; $10-$15, kids free (425-954-5262 or skandia-folkdance.org).

Friday Night Dancing

FRI Dance lesson, new line dance, 7 p.m.; dance to a variety of music with DJ, 8 p.m. Friday, Rockin’ Horse Dance Barn, 11820 150th Ave. S.E., Renton; $12 (learn2dance4fun.com).

Century Swing

SAT Dance lesson, 7:30 p.m., dance to DJ music, 8:30 p.m. Saturday, Century Ballroom, 915 E. Pine St., Seattle; $9-$16 (206-324-7263 or centuryballroom.com).

Sno-King International Folk Dance Club

SAT International folk dancing; 7 p.m. Saturday, Cedar Valley Grange, 20526 52nd Ave. W., Lynnwood; $8 (949-646-7082 or sno-king.org).


Seattle Boat Show

FRI-SAT Boats of all kinds, accessories, seminars by hundreds of exhibitors, Kids AquaZone activities, 11 a.m.-9 p.m. Friday, 11 a.m.-8 p.m. Saturday, CenturyLink Field Event Center; and 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Friday, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday, South Lake Union, Seattle, free shuttle between locations; $16, ages 17 and younger free; $6 off adult admission with proof of taking public transportation by bus, train, ferry to the show (seattleboatshow.com).

Step Forward goodbye to the Viaduct

SAT Public events before demolition; 8K fun run, tunnel walk, community celebration and art festival, 11 a.m.-6:30 p.m. Saturday, Seattle; preregister (99stepforward.com/tickets.htm).

Sammamish Lunar New Year Celebration

SAT Celebrating the Year of the Pig, activities centered around Asian culture and ceremonial traditions, with International Lion Dance Team performance, a martial arts demonstration, music, dance, visual arts, kids’ activities, food trucks; open to all ages, wishing New Year happiness to all, 1-4 p.m. Saturday, CWU Sammamish, 120 228th Ave. N.E., Sammamish; parking available at Eastlake High School (sammamish.us/event/?id=51218).

GroundFrog Day Celebration

SAT Snohomish Slew the frog reveals his coming of Spring frognostication, while hundreds of his fans cheer his every croak, with games, crafts, music, mascots, photos with Snohomish Slew, entertainment for all ages, 12:30-2 p.m. Saturday, downtown Snohomish (snohomishcoc.com/GroundFrog).

Lunar New Year Celebration

PLAN AHEAD Traditional Lion and Dragon dances, Taiko drumming, martial arts and other performances on the Main Stage, activities for all ages, Costume Contest for best cultural New Year costume for children, adults and pets, $3 food walk bites from China, Japan, Vietnam, Thailand, Cambodia at local restaurants, 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Feb. 9, Chinatown-International District, Seattle (cidbia.org/events/lunar-new-year).

Lunar New Year Celebration, Bellevue Collection

PLAN AHEAD Celebrate the cultural heritage of our community by welcoming in the 2019 Lunar New Year with traditional and contemporary cultural demonstrations including martial arts, music, dance and visual arts, 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Feb. 9, Bellevue Square, 575 Bellevue Square, Bellevue (425-646-3660 or lunarnewyear.bellevuecollection.com).

Food events


SAT Belgian beer tasting festival, 32 Washington breweries pour more than 90 unique Belgian-style beers, noon-4 p.m. or 5:30-9:30 p.m. Saturday, Fisher Pavilion, Seattle Center, Seattle; $37-$45 advance purchase recommended (washingtonbeer.com).

Swedish Pancake Breakfast

SUN Swedish pancakes with lingonberries or strawberries, ham, beverages, music and folk dancing, 8 a.m.-1 p.m. Sunday, Swedish Club, 1920 Dexter Ave. N., Seattle; $5-$11 ages 4 and younger free (206-283-1090 or swedishclubnw.org).

Beecher’s Cheese For All

WED Beecher’s Handmade Cheese creations from local chefs, cheeseburger, Mac & Cheese and more, sample and vote for your favorites, beer and wine, 5-7 p.m. Feb. 6, lma Mater, 1322 Fawcett Ave., Tacoma; 5-7 p.m. Feb. 8, Pickering Barn, 1730 10th Ave. N.W., Issaquah; 2-4 p.m. and 6-8 p.m. Feb. 9, VIP admission 1 and 5 p.m., Block 41, 115 Bell St., Seattle; $45-$75 by reservation (beechersforall.com).


Antique and Collectible Show

SAT-SUN Vintage clothing, estate jewelry, furniture, decorative items, pottery, costume jewelry, glass repair, clocks, watches, kitchenware, art deco, dolls, toys from the 1880s to 1970s, rare books from hundreds of vendors, 9 a.m.-6 p.m. Saturday, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Sunday, Washington State Fair Events Center, 110 Ninth Ave. S.W., Puyallup; $7, ages 12 and younger free (thefair.com/fun/details/americas-largest-antique-collectible-show).

“Supernatural” Convention/300th episode view party

FEB. 7-10 The series’ 300th episode free screening, no ticket required, 8 p.m. Feb. 7; convention for fans of North America’s longest running genre TV series, “Supernatural,” heading into its 14th year; conventions with guests including Jared Padalecki, Jensen Ackles, Misha Collins and more celebrities from the show, parties, panels, contests, photographs, concerts, photo and autograph opportunities, vendors, Feb. 8-10, The Westin Seattle; $50 and up (creationent.com/cal/supernatural_wa.htm).

Museum events

Lunar New Year Celebration and Fair

SAT Traditional Lion Dance with drums, firecrackers, and dancers, crafts and activities for all ages, guided tours, Year of the Pig Coloring Contest, Year of the Pig Marketplace, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday, Wing Luke Museum of the Asian Pacific American Experience, 719 S. King St., Seattle; $15-$17, ages 18 and younger free, advance tickets available (206-623-5124 or wingluke.org).

Seattle General Strike Centennial

WED Labor Will Feed the People: Celebrating the Seattle General Strike Centennial performance featuring the voices of workers, politicians, businessmen, and live music, 7 p.m., traveling exhibit and hands-on activities, 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, Museum of History & Industry (MOHAI), 860 Terry Ave. N., Seattle; $10 (206-324-1126 or mohai.org).

First Thursday, Living Computers Museum + Labs

FEB. 7 Hands-on experience with computer technology from the 1960s to the present; free admission 5-8 p.m. Feb. 7, Living Computer Museum+Labs, 2245 First Ave. S., Seattle (206-342-2020 or livingcomputers.org).

First Thursday, MOHAI

FEB. 7 Permanent exhibit, “True Northwest: The Seattle Journey,” “WWI America” through Feb. 10; “Live Wires: The Cable TV Revolution” through April 28; free admission 10 a.m.-8 p.m. Feb. 7, Museum of History & Industry (MOHAI), 860 Terry Ave. N., Seattle (206-324-1126 or mohai.org).

First Thursday, Museum of Flight

FEB. 7 The largest independent, nonprofit air and space museum in the world; aviation history, flight simulators, spacecraft; free admission 5-8 p.m. Feb. 7, Museum of Flight, 9404 E. Marginal Way S., Seattle (206-764-5700 or museumofflight.org).

First Thursday, Nordic Museum

FEB. 7 The early years of emigration from the Nordic countries to the United States and Canada to the present; special exhibits include “The Vikings Begin,” through April 14; free admission on first Thursdays, regular charge for special exhibits ($5), 10 a.m.-8 p.m. Feb. 7, Nordic Museum, 2655 N.W. Market St., Seattle (206-789-5707 or nordicmuseum.org).

First Thursday, SAM

FEB. 7 Collections include African, American, Ancient Mediterranean, Asian and European Art, special exhibitions; free admission, half price for special exhibitions, 10 a.m.-9 p.m. Feb. 7, Seattle Art Museum, 1300 First Ave., Seattle (206-654-3100 or seattleartmuseum.org).

First Thursday, the Henry

FEB. 7 Contemporary art and culture; free admission 11 a.m.-9 p.m. Feb. 7, Henry Art Gallery, 4100 15th Ave. N.E., Seattle (206-543-2280 or henryart.org).

Park events

Full Moon Salamander Search

SAT Bring a flashlight to search for salamanders as they search for mates; for ages 18 and older, 7 p.m. Saturday, Camp Long, 5200 35th Ave. S.W., Seattle; $15, preregister (206-684-7434 or seattle.gov/parks).

Morning Treats & Tweets

SAT Coffee and treats, walk to see birds in the park, for adults and ages 8 and older, 10 a.m. Saturday, Seward Park Audubon Center, 5902 Lake Washington Boulevard S., Seattle; $7, preregister (206-652-2444 or sewardpark.audubon.org/events/programs).

Halfway to Spring Planting

SUN Help with habitat restoration, all supplies and instructions provided, 1 p.m. Sunday, Discovery Park, 3801 Discovery Park Boulevard, Seattle (seattle.gov/parks).

Watershed Winter Discover Walk

SUN Join a naturalist for one-mile walk with activities for all ages, look at nature using microscopes, 1:30 p.m. Sunday, Cedar River Watershed Education Center, 19901 Cedar Falls Road S.E., North Bend; free, preregister (206-733-9421 or seattle.gov/util/crwec).

First Thursday Educational Tour

FEB. 7 Casual walk through various areas of the park, seasonal viewing of collections plants, explorations of botany, 11:30 a.m. Feb. 7, Graham Visitor Center, 2300 Arboretum Dr. East, Seattle; free, no preregistration necessary (206-543-8800 or uwbotanicgardens.org).

Volunteer Park Conservatory Free Admission

ONGOING Admission free through the end of February; 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Tuesdays-Sundays; Volunteer Park Conservatory, 1400 E. Galer St., Seattle (volunteerparkconservatory.org).

State Parks Winter Schedule

ONGOING More than 100 state parks open year around, reservations open for arrival dates starting May 15 at most parks; year around reservations available at 16 of the most popular state parks; Discover Pass is required for vehicle access to state parks, $30/year or $10/day (parks.state.wa.us).

Bird Focus: Raptors

PLAN AHEAD Walk in the park to look for and learn about hawks, falcons and eagles, binoculars provided, for adults and ages 10 and older, 8 p.m. Feb. 9, Seward Park Audubon Center, 5902 Lake Washington Boulevard S., Seattle; $5, preregister (206-652-2444 or sewardpark.audubon.org/events/programs).

Forest Bathing, North Creek Forest

PLAN AHEAD Contemplative 1/2 mile walk offering research-based healing and wellness, for ages 15+, 10 a.m. Feb. 9, North Creek Forest, 10654 N.E. 204th Pl., Bothell; free, preregister (friendsnorthcreekforest.org).

Adventure hike

PLAN AHEAD Join a naturalist for two-mile hike along Rattlesnake and Christmas Lakes trails, for adults and ages 7 and older, 1:30 p.m. Feb. 10, Cedar River Watershed Education Center, 19901 Cedar Falls Road S.E., North Bend; free preregister (206-733-9421 or seattle.gov/util/crwec).


Upbeat on Jackson

SAT McCloud trio, dinner provided, 7-9 p.m. Saturday, Ernestine Anderson Place, 2010 S. Jackson St., Seattle; free (facebook.com/UpbeatOnJackson).

Seattle Folklore Society

SUN Master of traditional Irish fiddle Frankie Gavin, 7 p.m. Sunday, Phinney Center, 6532 Phinney Ave. N., Seattle; $10-$22 (800-838-3006 or seafolklore.org/wp/events/frankie-gavin).

Special interest

Commemorative Event for Seattle Civil Rights Leader Edwin T. Pratt

SAT Honoring the legacy of civil rights leader Edwin Pratt, who was assassinated at his Shoreline home in 1969 and whose funeral was largest ever at St. Mark’s; with speakers and special guests including Michelle Merriweather of Urban League, King County Councilmember Larry Gossett, and Pratt’s daughter, Miriam Pratt Glover, 2 p.m. Saturday, Saint Mark’s Cathedral, 1245 10th Ave E, Seattle (saintmarks.org/calendar/edwin-pratt-event).

Neighborhood Appreciation Day, Ravenna-Eckstein

SAT Meet neighbors, light refreshments, for all ages, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday, Ravenna-Eckstein Community Center, 6535 Ravenna Ave. N.E., Seattle (206-684-7534).

Seattle Center Winter Fitness

WED Open to all; gentle yoga, 7-8 a.m. and 7:30-8:30 p.m. Wednesdays, bring a mat; Zumba dance party, 6-7 p.m. Wednesdays; Mediation and Relaxation class, 6-7 p.m. Wednesdays, Seattle Center Armory, Seattle; free (seattlecenter.com/fitness).

Seattle Waterfront Special Offers

THRU SUN More than a dozen special offers and deals from businesses from Pier 54 to Pier 66, including 10% off Argosy Cruises Harbor or Locks tours, buy one ride get one free on Seattle Great Wheel, free cup of chowder at Ivar’s Acres of Clams and Pier 54 Fish Bar, free fries at waterfront Kidd Valley, merchants’ discounts, through Feb. 3, Seattle (seattlewaterfront.org/period-of-maximum-fun).

Travel events

Travel seminars

SAT Southern Spain and Morocco, 10 a.m. Saturday, Savvy Traveler, 112 Fifth Ave. S., Edmonds; free, reservations required (425-744-6076 or savvytravelerstore.com).

Rick Steves’ Europe Travel Classes

SAT Packing Light and Right, 10 a.m. Saturday, Edmonds Theater, Edmonds; free, preregistration required (ricksteves.com/travel-tips/travel-classes).


Goodbye Viaduct, Hello Tunnel

SAT Volkssport walk through the new tunnel with Viaduct walk option, 10K (6.2 miles), 7K (4.3 miles), 6K (four miles), 5K (3.1 miles) or 3K (2 miles), start anytime noon-1:30 p.m., finish by 4 p.m. Saturday; meet in front of Seattle Grind, 516 Harrison St., Seattle; free (esva.online/events).