Dates and times are subject to change. Call ahead to confirm. Jan. 14-20 Events Bellevue Home Show TODAY-SUN More than 200 exhibiting companies...

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Dates and times are subject to change. Call ahead to confirm.

Jan. 14-20

Events

Bellevue Home Show

TODAY-SUN More than 200 exhibiting companies offering ideas to people planning to remodel, renovate, decorate or purchase a home or condo. 11 a.m. — 8 p.m., Sat., 11 a.m.-

6 p.m. Sun., Meydenbauer Center, 11100 N.E. Sixth St., Bellevue; $5 — $8 (800-447-1913 or www.bellevuehomeshow.com).

Classes

Construction Drawing for Homeowners

TODAY Two-session class covers site plans, floor plans, framing plans, elevations, sections, energy codes, electrical plans, schedules and coversheets; registration required. 9 a.m.-3 p.m., North Seattle Community College, 9600 College Way N., Seattle; $130 (206-527- 3705 or www.learnatnorth.org).

Stained glass

TODAY Learn how to transform your ordinary glass-topped patio table into a stained-glass jewel. Class also will make a simple glass coaster. Beginners are welcome; registration required. 10 a.m.-1:30 p.m., Seymour Stained Glass Studio, 5415 Greenwood Ave. N., Seattle; $65 (206-525-1577 or www.seymourstainedglass.com).

Earthquake Preparedness

TODAY Last of four clinics hosted by State Farm and Seattle “Project Impact,” which provides information about structural home retrofitting with techniques and tools. 9-10 a.m., Kent Home Depot, 26120 104th Ave. S.E., Kent; free (253-852-1017).

Interior Design

TUE Six-session class; registration required. 6:30-8:30 p.m., South Seattle Community College, 6000 16th Ave. S.W., Seattle; $79, plus $6 materials fee (206-764-5300 or www.southseattle.edu).

Construction Financing

WED Important time- and money-saving facts for people planning a major remodel or building a dream home; registration required. 6-7:30 p.m., Master Builders Association, 335 116th S.E., Bellevue; free (425-635-5817).

Residential Earthquake Retrofitting

WED Learn the essential details of retrofitting your home to better withstand earthquakes. Foundation improvements, hardware installation, wall strengthening and other strategies will be thoroughly explained. 7-9 p.m., Phinney Neighborhood Association,

6532 Phinney Ave. N., Seattle; $20-$25 (206-783-2244 or www.phinneycenter.org).

Home Depot

clinics for January

ONGOING Creating the connected home (7 p.m. Thursdays), creating a functional kitchen (7 p.m. Fridays). All Home Depot locations (call to confirm); free (www.homedepotclinics.com).

Lowe’s clinics for January

ONGOING Install hardwood flooring (11 a.m. Saturdays), install ceramic tile (noon Saturdays), organize rooms and closets (1 p.m. Saturdays). All Lowe’s locations (call to confirm); free (www.lowes.com).

Ikea laminate-flooring installation

ONGOING In-store experts demonstrate floor installation each Saturday. Demonstrations take place in the rug and flooring department of the Marketplace. Noon and 2 p.m. (call to confirm), Ikea, 600 S.W. 43rd St., Renton; free (425-656-2980 or www.ikea.com).

Plan ahead

Eliminate Kitchen Chaos

JAN 21 Another Laura Leist

class in a series of helpful organizing workshops. 9-10 a.m. (call to confirm), Ikea, 600 S.W. 43rd St., Renton; free (425-656-2980 or www.ikea.com).

Do-it-Herself Workshop

JAN 23 Learn how to choose

and install lighting for kitchen, bath and living areas. Hands-on demonstrations will include installing different types of switches, track and wall-mounted lighting. 6:30 p.m., All Home Depot locations (call to confirm); free (www.homedepotclinics.com).

Tacoma Home & Garden Show

FEB 1-5 Exhibits for the do-it-yourselfer and the professional contractor.

View products and services for building, remodeling, gardening and decorating.

This show also has seminars and display gardens. 11 a.m.-

8 p.m. Wednesday and Thursday, 10 a.m.-9 p.m. Friday and Saturday. 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Sunday, Tacoma Dome, 2727 East D St., Tacoma; $5-$9 (253-756-2121 or www.tacomahomeandgardenshow.com).

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