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


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


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

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

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

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

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 (

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 (

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

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

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 (

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

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