Dates and times are subject to change. Call ahead to confirm. Oct. 7-13 Events Wallingford home tour TODAY Tour stops includes 10 homes...
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Wallingford home tour
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TODAY Tour stops includes 10 homes representative of this Seattle neighborhood; registration required. 11 a.m.-4 p.m., The Wallingford Neighborhood Office (tour start), 2100 N. 45th St. Seattle; $15 (206-632-3165 or www.wallingford.org).
Art deco tour
TODAY Visit interior lobbies, ornate commercial buildings, including the Exchange Building and Seattle Tower, discovering to see how Northwest imagery was incorporated into downtown Seattle’s early 20th-century architecture; registration required. 10 a.m.-noon, Rainier Square Atrium (tour start), 1333 Fifth Ave. (level three), Seattle; $10-$12 (206-667-9184 or www.seattlearchitecture.org).
Grand Tour of Homes
THROUGH OCT 15 More than 100 homes on tour represent new construction throughout King and Snohomish counties in many ranges. Noon-6 p.m., Thursday through Sunday, at various homes in King and Snohomish counties; free (425-451-7920orwww.masterbuildersinfo.com).
Seattle Home Show
THU-OCT 15 Showcase of hundreds of products and services homeowners can use to improve and maintain their homes. 10 a.m.-8:30 p.m. Thursday — Saturday, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Sunday, Qwest Field Events Center, 1000 Occidental Ave. S., Seattle; $3-$9 (425-467-0960 or www.seattlehomeshow.com).
Structural home retrofit
TODAY Educational series with information about the tools and techniques to prepare your home and family in the event of an earthquake, registration required. 9 a.m., Lowe’s, 12525 Aurora Ave., Seattle; free (877-2-BOLT-IT).
TODAY Hands-on workshop as a new support building with a vegetated, greywater roof is constructed; registration required. 10 a.m.-2 p.m., Phinney Neighborhood Association, 6532 Phinney Ave. N., Seattle; $20-$25 (206-783-2244 or www.phinneycenter.org).
WED Class explores methods for leveling and stabilizing homes; registration required. 7-9 p.m., Phinney Neighborhood Association, 6532 Phinney Ave. N., Seattle; $20-$25 (206-783-2244 or www.phinneycenter.org).
Home style seminars
WED Looks great, works well and feels right (11 a.m.-noon), what’s a European modular kitchen anyway (1:30-2:30 p.m.), latest in contemporary kitchens (3-4 p.m.); registration required. Seattle Design Center, 5701 Sixth Ave. S., Seattle; $10 (800-497-7997 or www.seattledesigncenter.com).
Intro to green living
THU Two-hour workshop on what makes a remodel green, how it is distinct from conventional remodeling and review of case studies of Seattle remodels; registration required. 7-9 p.m., Environmental Learning Center, 950 N.W. Carkeek Park Road, Seattle; free (206-684-0877 or www.seattle.gov/parks).
TODAY Update the exterior of your home (11 a.m.), prepare your lawn for fall and winter (noon), save money and energy (1 p.m.). All Lowe’s locations (call to confirm); free (www.lowes.com).
Home Depot clinics
TODAY, THU Family fire safety (10 a.m., today), creating an energy-efficient home (1 p.m., Sunday), painting touch-up and technique (7 p.m., Thursday ), all Home Depot locations (call to confirm); free (www.homedepotclinics.com).
Ikea laminate-flooring installation
TODAY In-store experts demonstrate floor installation each Saturday. Demonstrations take place in the rug-and-flooring department. Noon and 2 p.m. Saturdays (call to confirm), Ikea, 600 S.W. 41st St., Renton; free (425-656-2980 or www.ikea.com).
OCT 14 Learn how to transform a ordinary glass-topped patio table into a stained-glass jewel. Practice by making a “mini-tabletop” which can be used as a coaster; registration required. 10:30 a.m.-2 p.m., Glass Expressions, 648 S.W. 152nd St., Burien; $65 (206-242-2860 or www.seymourstainedglass.com).
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