Dates and times are subject to change. Call ahead to confirm. Nov. 25-Dec. 1 Events Architect lecture MON Space. City presents a lecture...

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Nov. 25-Dec. 1

Events

Architect lecture

MON Space.City presents a lecture by Belgian architect Xaveer De Geyter. 6:30 p.m., Seattle Central Library (Microsoft Auditorium), 1000 Fourth Ave., Seattle; $12-$15 (206-842-2283 or www.space-city.net).

Classes

Embellished metal tins

TODAY Turn a tin into a treasure box by painting, punching and pasting. 10 a.m.-noon, Salvage Studio, 650 Edmonds Way, Edmonds; $28 (425-330-5425 or www.thesalvagestudio.com).

Ongoing

Lowe’s clinics

TODAY Prepare your lawn for fall and winter; how to install ceramic tile (11 a.m.-noon), how to paint with crackle finishes (11 a.m.-noon), how to design for the holidays (1 p.m.). All Lowe’s locations (call to confirm); free (www.lowes.com).

Home Depot clinics

TODAY-SUN Creating a home theater (10 a.m. today), flooring solutions (1 p.m. Sunday), 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).

Gift packaging

TODAY-SUN Gift packaging and bow demonstrations. 1 p.m. or 3 p.m., The Container Store, 700 Bellevue Way N.E., Bellevue; free (425-453-7120 or www.containerstore.com).

Mosaic

NOV 28 Instruction on how to find inspiration. Class covers materials, adhesives, applications, substrates and grouting. 6-8:30 p.m., Art Tile, 8511 Roosevelt Way N.E.; $30 (206-523-3032 or www.arttileco.net).

Mosaic

NOV 28 Three-session class on learning an easy technique for making mosaic. Discover basic elements of design, layout, material placement, grouting and finishing; registration required. 6:30 p.m., Discover U, 2150 N. 107th St.; $64 plus $15 materials fee (206-365-0400 or www.discoveru.org).

Drainage systems

NOV 29 Second of a three-part series on basement/crawlspace repair, maintenance and redesign; registration required. 7-9 p.m., Phinney Neighborhood Association, 6532 Phinney Ave. N., Seattle; $20-$25 (206-783-2244 or www.phinneycenter.org).

Lighting

NOV 29 Learn more about indoor lighting; registration required. 6-9 p.m., JoAnn (Bellevue), 15600 N.E. Eighth St., Bellevue; $25 (425-644-3100 or www.joann.com).

Boxwood wreath

NOV 29 Create and decorate a boxwood wreath for the holidays. 6 p.m., Sweetgrass Home & Garden, 332 Burnett Ave S., Renton; $45 (425-226-7280).

Router 102

NOV 30 Learn about the router tables and fence systems available; registration required. 6-9 p.m., Woodcraft, 5963 Corson Ave. S., Seattle; $60 (206-767-6394 or www.woodcraft.com).

Lighted wreath wall hanging

NOV 30 Learn why the wreath is an easy piecing project by lighting a Christmas wreath; registration required. 6-9 p.m., Pacific Fabrics, 838 N.E. Northgate Way, Seattle; $20 (206-362-0111 or www.pacificfabrics.com).

Plan ahead

Landslide awareness

DEC 2 Learn how to protect your property at this meeting sponsored by Seattle Department of Planning and Development and Seattle Public Utilities. View presentations and get individual consultation on best practices for managing landslide-prone properties. 10 a.m.-noon, South Seattle Community College, 6000 16th Ave. S.W.; free (206-684-8443 or www.seattle.gov/dpd/News/Events_Classes/default.asp#landslide).

Crochet holiday ornaments

DEC 2 Discover how to crochet dainty snowflakes, poinsettia blossoms and Santas to decorate a Christmas tree or holiday table; registration required. 10 a.m.-1 p.m., Pacific Fabrics, 1645 140th Ave. N.E., Bellevue; $20 (425-747-3551 or www.pacificfabrics.com).

Wreath

DEC 2 Learn how to make a fresh wreath using a form, or express your creativity using an artificial evergreen wreath; registration required. 9 a.m.-noon, South Seattle Community College, 6000 16th Ave. S.W., Seattle; $30 plus $15 material fees (206-764-5339 or www.learnatsouth.org).

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