Valentine’s Day events in the Seattle area: Pitch your single friend, ‘Romeo et Juliette’ and more

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1 of 3 Hundreds run a 5K Valentine’s Day Dash around Green Lake in 2016. This year, celebrate with the Valentine’s Day Walk at Lake Sammamish or the Valentine’s Day Coffee 5K in Everett. (Ken Lambert / The Seattle Times)
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2 of 3 Herb Allwine adorned a plum tree with Valentine’s Day decorations in his front yard in the Phinney Ridge neighborhood in 2017. (Ken Lambert / The Seattle Times)
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3 of 3 Dancers Seth Orza as Roméo and Carla Korbes as Juliette perform in Pacific Northwest Ballet’s “Romeo et Juliette” at McCaw Hall in 2013. (Greg Gilbert / The Seattle Times)

Celebrate Valentine’s Day virtually or socially distanced with these events in the Seattle area, including a Feb. 12 event hosted by The Seattle Times in partnership with YouShouldDate.ppt (see below for more details). As always, check websites or call ahead before making plans.

Valentine’s Day 2021

Valentine’s Day Cookie Decorating Kit — Feb. 11

Pick up a kit with 12 heart-shaped sugar cookies, three colors of frosting and edible decor for Valentine’s Day. Order by Feb. 8 for pickup Feb. 11 from 5:30-7:30 p.m. at The Pizza Coop & Ale House. Order online; $30/kit. 13317 N.E. 175th St., Woodinville; 425-415-8415; thepizzacoop.com

“Roméo et Juliette” — Feb. 11-15

View a virtual performance of Pacific Northwest Ballet’s “Roméo et Juliette” Feb. 11-15. Choose from two packages with special features. Purchase tickets online; $29-$39. pnb.org/season/rep3

Drive-Thru Valentine’s Dinner Fundraiser — Feb. 12

Join the Monroe Community Senior Center for a grab-and-go drive-thru Valentine’s dinner fundraiser from 5-6 p.m. Feb. 12. Dinner includes pasta Alfredo, salad, bread and dessert. All ages are welcome. There will also be raffle baskets. Proceeds benefit the Monroe Community Senior Center. RSVP by calling 360-794-6359 or email programs@mcsc.org; $10/dinner. 276 Sky River Parkway, Monroe; 360-794-6359; mcsc.org

(Virtually) Pitch Your Single Friend for a Date — Feb. 12

Join YouShouldDate.ppt and The Seattle Times Dating Scene team for a virtual event where you can pitch your single friend to a Zoom crowd for a date at 6:30 p.m. Feb. 12. Apply to pitch your friend online. You can also register to just watch the pitches; free. st.news/datingppt

Naked at the Museum: A Valentine’s Day Virtual Scavenger Hunt — Feb. 12-14

Book a virtual scavenger hunt with Watson Adventures that takes a look at nude art in museums around the country Feb. 12-14, times vary. Purchase tickets online; $19. watsonadventures.com

Valentines Chocolate Crawl — Feb. 13

Celebrate Valentine’s Day with merchants and vendors along Main Street in Monroe from 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Feb. 13. Boutiques and restaurants will be offering 10% off and Valentine’s specials. Participating locations will be handing out treats. Register online; $10. choosemonroe.com

Love at the Zoo — Feb. 13-15

Schedule a trip to the Point Defiance Zoo & Aquarium in Tacoma during Valentine’s Day weekend for a special themed visit. Purchase tickets online; $18/adult, $14/children 3-12, free/members and children 2 and younger. 5400 N. Pearl St., Tacoma; 253-404-3800; pdza.org

Be My Valentine Bash Virtual Speed Dating Event — Feb. 14

Participate in a virtual speed dating event with SpeedSeattle for ages 24 to 38 at 7 p.m. Feb. 14. Purchase tickets online; $39. speedseattledating.com

For The Love Of Roses with Sunnyside Nursery — Feb. 14

Join expert gardener Trevor Cameron to learn everything you need to know to help you grow great roses in the Pacific Northwest at 11 a.m. Feb. 14. Register online; free. sunnysidenursery.net

Fran’s x Tealeaves x PNB Valentine’s Event — Feb. 14

Enjoy a tea and chocolate tasting for two led by sommeliers from Tealeaves and Fran’s at 2 p.m. Feb. 14. Before or after the event, see a virtual production of Pacific Northwest Ballet’s “Roméo et Juliet.” Order online; $145. frans.com

“Love Gangsters” Valentine’s Day Concert — Feb. 14

Virtual concert on Facebook Live performed by Eric Fridrich and Leif Totusek live from Candela Avenue Studios from 8:30-9:30 p.m. Feb. 14. Register online; free. leiftotusek.com

Valentine’s Day Coffee 5K — Feb. 14

Celebrate Valentine’s Day with a run/walk 10 a.m.- 1 p.m. Feb. 14 hosted by Run 2 Be Fit. Participants will receive a ticket to redeem a free drink from Loft Coffee Bar in Everett the day of the race. Register online; $25-$30. run2befit.com

Valentine’s Day Walk at Lake Sammamish — through Feb. 19

Take a romantic walk down “Lovers Lane.” Friends of Lake Sammamish State Park have set up a walk lined with love poems from around the world; free (parking in the park requires a Discover pass or daily pass). 2000 N.W. Sammamish Road, Issaquah; 425-649-4275; issaquahwa.gov

Passport to Pioneer Square Challenge #10: Melting Hearts in Occidental — through Feb. 20

Visit Occidental Square and take/post a selfie with the new Holding Hope statue or Valentine’s Day ice sculpture (available starting Feb. 13) to be entered to win a Rum Runner’s Card from Smith Tower. To enter, the challenge must be completed by Feb. 15 and include the hashtag #Passport2PSQ. Additionally, for every selfie posted with the hashtag #HoldingHopeSeattle, the Downtown Seattle Association will make a $10 donation for up to 500 posts to the Pike Place Market Foundation; free. 117 S. Washington St., Seattle; 206-684-4075; pioneersquare.org

Yasmeen Wafai: 206-464-2757 or ywafai@seattletimes.com; .