Dates and times are subject to change. Call ahead to confirm. Sept. 16-22 Events Green Living Expo TODAY-SUN Event brings together builders...
Dates and times are subject to change. Call ahead to confirm.
Green Living Expo
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TODAY-SUN Event brings together builders, architects, city planners, suppliers and others in a public showcase of the latest innovation in sustainable urban living, registration required. 10 a.m.-5 p.m., High Point Library, 3411 S.W. Raymond St., Seattle; free (206-296-4481 or www.thehighpoint.com/expo/).
TODAY Behind-the-scenes tour of some of Seattle’s historic theaters. Explore unique restoration projects such as the conversion of a former vaudeville theater into a sophisticated night club; registration required. 10 a.m.-noon; $10 (206-667-9184 or www.seattlearchitecture.org).
Spaces for Urban Living tour
SUN Self-guided walking tour through some of downtown Seattle’s distinctive living spaces. See the variety of lifestyles to be found in downtown condominium and apartment living and the ways that urban dwellers create unique private spaces. 1-5 p.m., purchase day of tickets at Pike Place Market (under the clock), Seattle; $20-25 (206-774-5249 or www.pikeplacemarket.org/frameset.asp?flash=true)
Snohomish Tour of Homes
SUN The Snohomish Historical Society’s annual tour of private homes designed by Nels Peter Hansen. noon-5 p.m., purchase tickets at Blackman House Museum, 118 Ave. B, Snohomish; $10-$15 (360-568-5235 or www.snohomishhistoricalsociety.org/calendar.htm).
Cork and Marmoleum flooring workshop
TODAY Learn about cork and Marmoleum click-together plank flooring options. 11 a.m.-noon or 2-3 p.m., Environmental Home Center, 4121 First Ave. S., Seattle; free (206-315-1956 or www.environmentalhomecenter.com)
Game board book
TODAY Create a homemade book with unique covers using the Japanese bookbinding technique. 10 a.m.-noon, Salvage Studio, 650 Edmonds Way, Edmonds; $28 (425-330-5425 or www.thesalvagestudio.com).
TODAY Learn how to transform a ordinary glass topped patio table into a stained-glass jewel. Practice by making a “minitabletop” which you can use as a coaster; registration required. 10 a.m.-1:30 p.m., Seymour Stained Glass, 5415 Greenwood Ave. N., Seattle; $65 (206-525-1577 or www.seymourstainedglass.com).
Home decorating & sewing
SUN or WED “Love that Lighting” class for beginners, preregistration required. 1-4 p.m. Sunday or 6-9 p.m. Wednesday, JoAnn, 5824 196th St. S.W., Lynnwood; $25 (425-776-8606 or www.joann.com).
Women’s beginning woodworking
MON At this women’s only five-session class, learn about the router, band saw, chop saw, planer and more. Create a garden tote/candle box, registration required. 6-9 p.m., Woodcraft, 5963 Corson Ave. S., Seattle; $195 (206-767-6394 or www.woodcraft.com/stores).
TUE Instruction on creating a mosaic. Class covers materials, adhesives, indoor/outdoor applications, substrates, grouting and ideas for projects, registration required. 6p.m., Art Tile, 8511 Roosevelt Way N.E., Seattle; $30 (206-523-3032 or www.arttileco.net/classes).
Staging your home to sell
WED Class covers issues including obstacles to selling and minor remodeling projects that help houses sell; registration required. 7-9 p.m., Phinney Neighborhood Association, 6532 Phinney Ave. N., Seattle; $20-$25 (206-783-2244 or www.phinneycenter.org).
Home Depot clinics
SUN, SEPT 28, 30 Tips and products to simplify landscaping (1 p.m., Sunday ); latest in flooring solution (7 p.m., Sept., 28), innovative paint applications (10 a.m., Sept. 30). All Home Depot locations (call to confirm); free (www.homedepotclinics.com).
TODAY How to decorate small spaces (11 a.m.), paint with deep and vibrant colors (noon), install ceramic-tile walls and backsplashes (1 p.m.). All Lowe’s locations (call to confirm); free (www.lowes.com).
Edmonds Art Studio tour
SEPT 23-24 Self-guided tour of 16 art studios and seven galleries in the Edmonds area. Opportunity to meet artists, view demonstrations and purchase work. 10 a.m.-5 p.m., Edmonds; free (www.edmondsartstudiotour.com).
Northwest Builders Show
OCT 3-4 Features 150 booths and is the largest trade show for the home-building industry in Washington. Washington State Convention & Trade Center, 800 Convention Place, Seattle; (www.northwestbuildersshow.com).
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