Dates and times are subject to change. Call ahead to confirm. Dec. 30-Jan. 5 Events Puyallup Home Show FRI-JAN 6-7 100 exhibitor displays...

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

Dec. 30-Jan. 5

Events

Puyallup Home Show

FRI-JAN 6-7 100 exhibitor displays offering ideas for remodeling, landscaping and decorating. The show includes gardening and interior-design information as well as product demonstrations and antiques display. 10 a.m.-8 p.m. Friday-Jan. 6, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Jan. 7, Western Washington Fairgrounds, 110 Ninth Ave. S.W., Puyallup; $6-$7 (253- 874-8711 or www.puyalluphomeshow.net).

Classes

Shop design and layout

WED Get tips and insights into designing and organizing a woodshop space for maximum effectiveness; registration required. 1-4 p.m. or 6-9 p.m., Woodcraft, 5963 Corson Ave. S., Seattle; $65 (206-767-6394 or www.woodcraft.com).

Ongoing

Lowe’s clinics

TODAY Themed clinics provide ideas and tips for home improvement. 11 a.m., noon, 1 p.m. All Lowe’s locations (call to confirm); free (www.lowes.com).

Ikea laminate-flooring installation

TODAY In-store experts demonstrate floor installation each Saturday. Demonstrations take place in the rug-and-flooring department. Noon, 2 p.m., 4 p.m. Saturdays (call to confirm), Ikea, 600 S.W. 41st St., Renton; free (425-656-2980 or www.ikea.com).

Home Depot clinics

TODAY-SUN, THU Tiling your bathroom floors and walls (10 a.m. today), maximize your closet space (1 p.m. Sunday), storage solutions for holiday decorations (7 p.m. Thursday), all Home Depot locations (call to confirm); free (www.homedepotclinics.com).

Plan ahead

Trading-card swap

JAN 6 Share creative ideas and trade among other group members, bring 10-15 cards to swap. 3 p.m., Salvage Studio, 650 Edmonds Way, Edmonds; free (425-330-5425 or www.thesalvagestudio.com).

Women’s advanced woodworking

JAN 8 Participants create an end table with a drawer in this six-session class. Learn how to use a router table, glue-up panels and drawer construction; registration required. 6-9 p.m., Woodcraft, 5963 Corson Ave. S., Seattle; $250 (206-767-6394 or www.woodcraft.com).

Living with an older home

JAN 10 For owners of Craftsman homes. Discussion on design and construction standards including electrical, plumbing and heating, along with inexpensive methods of repair and replacement; registration required. 7-9 p.m., Phinney Neighborhood Association, 6532 Phinney Ave. N., Seattle; $20-$25 (206-783-2244 or www.phinneycenter.org).

Structural home retrofit

JAN 13 Educational series with information about tools and techniques to prepare your home and family in the event of an earthquake. 9 a.m., Lowe’s (Lynnwood), 3100 196th S.W., Lynnwood; free (877-2-BOLT-IT).

Command your clutter

JAN 18 Learn why you hold on to things and some techniques for letting go. Discover how to manage your time effectively, make decisions and create personal systems; registration required. 6:30-9 p.m., Discover U., 2150 N. 107th St., Seattle; $44 (206-365-0400 or www.discoveru.org).

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