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Bellevue Study Zone

Ongoing Homework help for elementary, middle and high school students, 3-5 p.m. Sundays, Tuesdays and Wednesdays; 4-6 p.m. Mondays; 4-8 p.m. Thursdays, Bellevue Regional Library, 1111 110th Ave. N.E. (425-450-1765 or www.kcls.org/studyzone)

Late Night Music at Crossroads

Ongoing Live music, 7:30-10 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays, Crossroads Bellevue, 15600 N.E. Eighth St. March 16: Crumac plays music of Ireland. March 17: Celtic tunes from Watch The Sky. March 23: Combo de Luxe plays classic jazz. March 24: Christopher Gross Ensemble. March 30: Alice Stuart & The Formerlys play the blues. March 31: Neo-folk and poetic lyrics by Kellee Bradley. April 6: Zazou, American swing to French musette. April 7: First Saturday Big Band Dance with Portage Bay Big Band. April 13: Backburner plays acoustic bluegrass and swing. April 14: Eric Madis & Blue Madness. (425-644-1111 or www.crossroadsbellevue.com)

Spring Home & Gift Show

Wed-Sat Handcrafted folk art, gourmet foods, home furnishings and accessories, 3-9 p.m. Wednesday; 10 a.m.-8 p.m. Thursday and Friday; 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Saturday, March 14-17, Vasa Park Resort, 3549 W. Lake Sammamish Parkway S.E. (425-888-1798 or www.country-craft.com)

Bellevue Kiwanis Club Luncheon Meeting

Thu Presentation about the new Bellevue City Hall, noon March 15, Paragon Hotel, 818 112th Ave. N.E. Cost: $15.25 for lunch; non-members welcome. (425-453-9948)

Infant CPR Training

Thu American Heart Association curriculum for aiding victims under a year old, 7-10 p.m. March 15 or April 19, Fire Station #1, 766 Bellevue Way S.E. Cost: $30 (register: 425-452-7673 or http://parksreg.cityofbellevue.org)

Singer-Songwriter Showcase

Ongoing Live music featuring local and regional artists, 6:30 p.m. Thursdays, Crossroads Bellevue, 15600 N.E. Eighth St. March 15: Amber Tide. March 22: Ryan Hoffman and Johnny Calcagno of Zazou. March 29: Kristin Connell. April 12: Hans York. April 19: Portland cellist Adam Hurst. April 26: Greg Klyma (425-644-1111or www.crossroadsbellevue.com)

Shakespeare Series: “A Midsummer Night’s Dream”

Starts Fri Discuss the classic comedy, 10 a.m. Fridays, March 16-April 13, Bellevue Regional Library, 1111 110th Ave. N.E. (425-450-1765 or www.kcls.org)

Master Gardener Workshop Series

Thru Oct. 20 10:30 a.m.-noon Saturdays, Lake Hills Greenbelt Urban Demonstration Garden, Southeast 16th Street and 156th Avenue Southeast. March 17: Drought tolerant plants. March. 24: Ground covers. March 31: High color, low maintenance gardens. April 14: Planting and caring for roses. April 21: Container gardening. April 28: Growing tomatoes. (425-452-7225)

St. Patrick’s Day Celebration

Sat Arts and crafts featuring green, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. March 17, KidsQuest Museum at Factoria Mall, 4055 Factoria Blvd. S.E. Cost: $6 for museum admission. (425-637-8100 or www.kidsquestmuseum.org)

SAT Prep

Starts Sun Four session SAT preparation class culminating in a practice exam; for students 15-18 in grades 10-11. Attendance at all sessions required. 1:30-4:30 p.m. Sundays, March 18-April 15, Newport Way Library, 14250 S.E. Newport Way. (register: 425-747-2390 or www.kcls.org)

Adult/Child CPR

Tue American Heart Association curriculum for aiding victims over 12 months old. Ages 14 and over. 7-10 p.m. March 20 or April 2, Fire Station #1, 766 Bellevue Way S.E. Cost: $30. (register: 425-452-7673 or http://ParksReg.cityofbellevue.org)

“The Trouble with Islam”

Plan Ahead Author Irshad Manji discusses her experiences as a dissident voice in the Muslim community in her attempts to offer a vision for reviving Islam’s traditions of reason and independent thinking, 7 p.m. March 21, Bellevue Regional Library, 1111 110th Ave. N.E. (425-450-1762)

Anime and Manga Appreciation Club

Plan Ahead Share and discuss new anime and manga, learn to draw in the manga style and preview new anime series; for ages 12-18, 3:30 p.m. March 21, Lake Hills Library, 15228 Lake Hills Blvd. (425-747-3350)

First Day of Spring Celebration

Plan Ahead Seed planting activities, 1:30-3:30 p.m. March 21, KidsQuest Museum at Factoria Mall, 4055 Factoria Blvd. S.E. Cost: $6 for museum admission. (425-637-8100 or www.kidsquestmuseum.org)

Friends of the Library Book Group

Plan Ahead “The Things They Carried” by Tim O’Brien, 10 a.m. March 21, Bellevue Regional Library, 1111 110th Ave. N.E. (425-450-1765)

“Health and Healing”

Plan Ahead Discussion hosted by the Northwest Theosophical Society, 7:30 p.m. March 22, Bellevue Regional Library, 1111 110th Ave. N.E. (425-644-7725)

Anansi the Spider

Plan Ahead Oregon Shadow Theatre presents African folktales and traditional music, 7 p.m. March 22, Bellevue Regional Library, 1111 110th Ave. N.E. (425-450-1765 or www.kcls.org)

Bellevue Kiwanis Club Luncheon Meeting

Plan Ahead Muhammad N. Islam explains how much a Richland, Wash., man with a dream, but without Oprah’s $40 million, has been able to do in Bangladesh, noon March 22, Paragon Hotel, 818 112th Ave. N.E. Cost: $15.25 for lunch; non-members welcome. (425-453-9948)

Anansi the Spider

Plan Ahead Oregon Shadow Theatre presents African folktales and traditional music, 4 p.m. March 23, Lake Hills Library, 15228 Lake Hills Blvd. (425-747-3350 or www.kcls.org)

Birding the Hot Spots

Plan Ahead Audubon Society field trip to this month’s best local birding area, 9 a.m.-noon March 26. Meet before 9 a.m. at the north end of the Newport Hills Park & Ride, Lake Washington Boulevard Southeast and 113th Place Southeast. Cost: $2. (425-746-6351 or www.elwas.org/events)

Newport Way Library Book Group

Plan Ahead “Truck: A Love Story” by Michael Perry, 7:45 p.m. March 26, Newport Way Library, 14250 S.E. Newport Way. (register: 425-747-2390 or)

Coming to America Film Series

Plan Ahead “Lost Boys of Sudan” follows two Sudanese refugees’ journey to America, 7 p.m. March 27, Bellevue Regional Library, 1111 110th Ave. N.E. (425-450-1765 or www.kcls.org)

Pizza & Pages High School Book Group

Plan Ahead “Life of Pi” by Yann Martel; ages 13-18, 3:30 p.m. March 28, 15228 Lake Hills Blvd. (register: 425-747-3350 or www.kcls.org)

Bothell

Bothell Study Zone

Ongoing Homework help for elementary, middle and high-school students, 5-7 p.m. Tuesdays-Thursdays, Bothell Library, 18215 98th Ave. N.E. (425-486-7811 or www.kcls.org/studyzone”>www.kcls.org/studyzone)

Lore, Legends & Lyrics of the Irish

Wed Traditional Irish stories, songs and music, performed by folklorist and harpist Dr. Maggie Bennett, 1:30 p.m. March 14, Northshore Senior Center, 10201 E. Riverside Drive. Cost: $3. (425-487-2441 or www.northshoreseniorcenter.org)

Antiques Club

Thu Books and ephemera; bring cookies to share and a sandwich, 10 a.m.-noon March 15, Northshore Senior Center, 10201 E. Riverside Drive. (425-487-2441 or 425-823-6420)

Book Review Group

Fri “Breaking Clean” by Judy Blunt, 10 a.m. March 16, Northshore Senior Center, 10201 E. Riverside Drive. (425-487-2441)

Pancake Breakfast

Sat Pancakes, ham, sausage, eggs, coffee and tea, 8-11:30 a.m. March 17, Northshore Senior Center, 10201 E. Riverside Drive. Cost: $4-$5. (425-487-2441)

Anansi the Spider

Plan Ahead Oregon Shadow Theatre presents African folktales and traditional music; ages 5 and up, 7 p.m. March 21, Bothell Regional Library, 18215 98th Ave. N.E. Free tickets available at the information desk starting at 6:30 p.m. (425-486-7811 or www.kcls.org)

A Dance Trip Around the World

Plan Ahead Traditional dances performed by the Hilltop Elementary School Heritage Dancers, 11:15 a.m. March 27, Northshore Senior Center, 10201 E. Riverside Drive. (425-487-2441 or www.northshoreseniorcenter.org)

Vittles & VCR

Plan Ahead A home-cooked meal followed by the movie “Murder She Wrote,” 6 p.m. March 29, Northshore Senior Center, 10201 E. Riverside Drive. Cost: $4-$6 for dinner; movie free. (register by March 21:Register by March 27: 425-487-2441)

Pysanka: Ukranian Written Eggs

Plan Ahead Learn the history, significance and techniques of traditional Ukranian egg decoration, 10 a.m. March 31, Bothell Regional Library, 18215 98th Ave. N.E. (register by March 30: 425-486-7811 or www.kcls.org)

Carnation

Art Styles in Medieval Europe

Sun Study and discussion of visual arts from the “Dark Ages” through the 15th century with examples from illuminations, portraits, sculpture and wall decorations including Camlann’s 620-page facsimile of the 14th- century Luttrell Psalter, 12:30-4:30 p.m. March 18, Camlann Medieval Village, 10320 Kelly Road N.E. Cost: $30. (register: 425-788-8624 or www.camlann.org)

Libbie & Lee’s Swing Dance

Sun Community swing dance, lesson and finger food potluck, 5 p.m. lesson, 6-9 p.m. dance; bring a snack to share, March 18, Miller’s Community & Arts Center, 4597 Tolt Ave. Cost: $5 for lesson. (425-333-5007 or www.millersarts.com)

European Domestic Architecture

Plan Ahead A chronological study of dwellings and living spaces between the 6th and 16th centuries with examples from medieval manuscript illuminations and photos of surviving structures in Europe, 12:30-4:30 p.m. March 25, Camlann Medieval Village, 10320 Kelly Road N.E. Cost: $30. (register: 425-788-8624 or www.camlann.org)

Duvall

Poetry Reading and Open Mike

Plan Ahead PoetsWest features Jed Myers followed by open-mike readings, 6 p.m. sign-up; 7 p.m. reading, March 26, P&G Speakeasy Café, 15614 Main St. April 23: Thomas Hubbard. May 21: Carolyn Wright. June 25: Chris Jarmick. (425-844-2766 or www.poetswest.com/venues.htm)

Free Practice SAT

Plan Ahead Formal SAT Practice Test proctored by Princeton Review; for high-school students, 1-5 p.m. March 31, Duvall Library, 15619 N.E. Main St. (register by March 24: 425-788-1173 or www.kcls.org)

Fall City

Explore the Andes Through Music, Dance and Song

Mon Learn about South America’s Andes Mountains; for ages 5 and up, 6:30 p.m. March 19, Fall City Library, 33415 S.E. 42nd Place (425-222-5951)

Issaquah

Issaquah Study Zone

Ongoing Homework help for elementary, middle and high-school students, 4-6 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays, 10 W. Sunset Way. (425-392-5430

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“Once Upon a Time in New Jersey”

Thru April 22 A shy deli boy falls in love with the counter girl who loves the local tough guy who’s running from the mob; musical, Wednesdays-Saturdays and selected Tuesdays and Sundays through April 22, Francis J. Gaudette Theatre, 303 Front St. N. Tickets: $25-$49. (425-392-2202 or www.villagetheatre.org)

Family Fridays

Fri Swimming, activities, games, crafts and indoor playground, 6:30-9 p.m. March 16, Issaquah Community Center, 301 Rainier Blvd. S. Cost: $5/family. (425-837-3300 or www.issaquahparks.net)

Issaquah/Sammamish Health & Safety Fair

Plan Ahead Free health screenings, children’s fingerprinting, information on home safety and emergency preparedness and health professional’s booths, 10 a.m.-2:30 p.m. March 24, Pickering Barn, 1730 10th Ave. N.W. (425-837-3300 or www.issaquahparks.net)

Kenmore

Kenmore Study Zone

Ongoing Homework help for elementary, middle and high-school students, 6-8 p.m. Mondays and Wednesdays, Kenmore Library, 18138 73rd Ave. N.E. (425-486-8747

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Old Fashioned Gospel and Pie Social

Plan Ahead The Sojourners sing old-time favorites, 2-3:30 p.m. March 24, Kenmore Community Club, 7304 N.E. 175th St. Cost: $5. (425-489-0707)

Kirkland

Kingsgate Study Zone

Ongoing Homework help for elementary, middle and high school students, 4-6 p.m. Mondays and Wednesdays; 6-8 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays; 2-4 p.m. Sundays, Kingsgate Library, 12315 N.E. 143rd St. (425-821-7686 or www.kcls.org/studyzone”>www.kcls.org/studyzone)

Game On!

Wed Hang out and play Xbox and GameCube video games; for ages 12-18, 1:30 p.m. March 14, Kingsgate Library, 12315 N.E. 143rd St. (425-821-7686 or www.kcls.org/kings/home.cfm”>www.kcls.org/kings/home.cfm)

“Bigger Than Jesus”

Thu-Fri One-man show explores the thorny question of just who (or what) Jesus really was, 8 p.m. March 15-16, Kirkland Performance Center, 350 Kirkland Ave. Tickets: $15-$29. (425-893-9900 or www.kpcenter.org)

“Peter Pan”

Starts Fri Musical of the boy who wouldn’t grow up with pirates, mermaids and lost boys, 7:30 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays; 2:30 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays, March 16-April 1 (except March 18), Studio East, 402 Sixth St. S. Tickets: $9-$12. (425-827-3123 or www.studio-east.org)

St. Patrick’s Day Celebration

Sat Family brunch, children’s activities and Irish music by local bands, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. with music continuing until 2 a.m. (21 and over only after 2 p.m.), March 17, Wilde Rover Irish Pub & Restaurant, 111 Central Way. Cost: $10-$20 per person. (reservations recommended: 425-822-8940 or www.wilderover.com)

NAMI Eastside Forum: Planning for the Future

Tue An attorney discusses how parents can provide for their disabled children after their own deaths, 7-9 p.m. March 20, Evergreen Hospital Tan 100, 12303 N.E. 130th Lane. (425-885-6264 or www.nami-eastside.org)

“Sentenced Home: A Documentary”

Tue Screening of the film followed by a speaker from the Cambodian community, 7 p.m. March 20, Kirkland Library, 308 Kirkland Ave. (425-822-2459 or www.kcls.org)

Anime Matinee

Plan Ahead An afternoon movie for teens, 1:30 p.m. March 21, Kingsgate Library, 12315 N.E. 143rd St. (425-821-7686)

“Gypsy”

Plan Ahead Classic Broadway musical tale of child stars, stage mothers and the search for the all-important gimmick, 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday; 2 p.m. Saturday and Sunday; 7 p.m. Sunday, March 23-25, Kirkland Performance Center, 350 Kirkland Ave. Tickets: $15-$20. (425-893-9900 or www.kpcenter.org)

Artists Potluck

Plan Ahead Share a meal and constructive criticism with other area artists. Bring a dish to share and artwork to discuss, any visual art medium welcome, also musical compositions and short films, 6:30 p.m. dinner, 7:30 p.m. friendly critique, March 23, Kirkland Arts Center, 620 Market St. (425-822-7161

www.kirklandartscenter.org)

Anansi the Spider

Plan Ahead Oregon Shadow Theatre presents African folktales and traditional music, 1 p.m. March 24, Kirkland Library, 308 Kirkland Ave. (425-822-2459 or www.kcls.org)

Help Your Teen Succeed in School

Plan Ahead Lecture series for parents 7 p.m., Kirkland Library, 308 Kirkland Ave. March 26: Research without Tears: how to help a student plan a research project to minimize unnecessary trips and last-minute emergencies. April 30: Great Books for College Prep: how to pick good titles for your teen and help them get the most out of the reading experience. (register: 425-822-2459 or www.kcls.org)

Pysanka: Ukranian Written Eggs

Plan Ahead Learn the history, significance and techniques of traditional Ukranian egg decoration; ages 11 and up, 2 p.m. March 31, Kingsgate Library, 12315 143rd St. (register: 425-821-7686 or www.kcls.org)

Mercer Island

Mah Jongg

Ongoing Come play this ancient game of skill and chance from China, 12:30-3:30 p.m. Fridays, Stroum Jewish Community Center, 3801 E. Mercer Way. Cost: $2 non-members. (206-232-7115 ext. 269 or www.sjcc.org)

Saint Patrick’s Day Walk

Plan Ahead Volkssport event includes 10K and 5K routes on paved paths and trails through parks and neighborhoods on the island; 5K route suitable for strollers but not wheelchair accessible. 8 a.m.-1 p.m. start with a 4 p.m. finish, March 24. Start point is Luther Burbank Park, 2040 84th Ave. S.E. Hosted by the Interlaken Trailblazers Volkssport Club. (425-235-0528 or www.ava.org/clubs/interlaken/index.htm)

Island Book Club

Plan Ahead “The World to Come” by Dara Horn, 7:30 p.m. March 29, Island Books, 3014 78th Ave. S.E. April 26: “Three Cups of Tea” by Greg Mortenson and David Oliver Relin. May 31: “The Highest Tide” by Jim Lynch; author will be present. (206-232-6920 or www.mercerislandbooks.com)

North Bend

Snoqualmie Valley Chess Club

Ongoing All ages and skill levels welcome, 7 p.m. Thursdays, North Bend Library, 115 E. Fourth St. (425-888-0554 or www.kcls.org/nbend/programs.cfm”>www.kcls.org/nbend/programs.cfm)

March Movie Matinee

Thu “The Wild Parrots of Telegraph Hill,” documentary about a homeless street musician in San Francisco who adopts a flock of wild parrots; rated (G), 1:30 p.m. March 15, North Bend Library, 115 E. Fourth St. (425-888-0554 or www.kcls.org)

SAT Prep

Starts Sat Four session SAT preparation class culminating in a practice exam; attendance at all sessions required. 2 p.m. Saturdays, March 17-April 7 and 1 p.m. April 14, North Bend Library, 115 E. Fourth St. (register: 425-888-0554 or www.kcls.org)

Redmond

Poetry and Open Mike Night

Thu Features Chris Jarmick and Jack McCarthy followed by open mike, 7 p.m. March 15, SoulFood Books, 15748 Redmond Way. April 19: Madeline DeFrees and Thomas Aslin. (425-881-5309 or www.poetswest.com/venues.htm)

“Swedish Smorgasbord”

Fri-Sat Storyteller and master chef Anita Myfors “cooks up” tales of life in Sweden and Seattle (including the one about getting stuck in the bathroom window in front of a policeman), 8:30 p.m. March 16-17, Second Story Repertory, 16587 N.E. 74th St. Tickets: $10. (425-881-6777 or www.secondstoryrep.org)

“The Musicians of Bremen”

Starts Fri A donkey, a dog, a cat and a rooster turned out by their owners set off together to make their own way in the world; Sprouts Children’s Theatre musical, 7 p.m. Fridays; 1 and 3 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays with “Small Sibling” performances for children under 3 at 1 p.m. March 18 and 25 only, March 16-April 1, Second Story Repertory, 16587 N.E. 74th St. Tickets: $8.75. (425-881-6777 or www.secondstoryrep.org)

Old Fire House Concerts

Ongoing All ages venue, with local performers. Doors open at 7:45 p.m. Old Fire House Teen Center, 16510 N.E. 79th St. Cost: $6. March 16: The Fall Of Troy, Nazca Lines, The Look and Crush Uncrush. March 23: The Heavy Hearts, The Harborrats and Megasapian. March 30: This Providence, Danger Radio, Goodbye Tomorrow and Man Without Wax. April 8: Classic Rock Competition. May 11: Ms. Led, Snakebites and Pirates R Us. June 1: Whisky Tango and Board Youth. June 8: Liars Make Friends and Forever A Trend. (425-556-2389 or www.theoldfirehouse.org)

Sophisticated Swing Big Band

Fri Dancing to the music of the 1930s, ’40s and ’50s, 1-3:30 p.m. March 16, Redmond Senior Center, 8703 160th Ave. N.E. Cost. $3. (425-556-2314)

“An Inconvenient Truth”

Plan Ahead Free screening of the film, 7 p.m. March 21, Redmond Regional Library, 19550 N.E. 85th St. (425-885-1861 or www.kcls.org)

Teen Movie Matinee

Plan Ahead Take a movie break at the library, 2 p.m. March 21, Redmond Regional Library, 15990 N.E. 85th St. (425-885-1861 or www.kcls.org)

SAT Practice Test and Review

Plan Ahead Prepare for the SAT and take a practice test; for students in grades 10-12, 10:30 a.m. March 24, Redmond Regional Library, 15990 N.E. 85th St. (register: 425-885-1861 or www.kcls.org)

Climate Change 101

Plan Ahead University of Washington Oceanography professor LuAnne Thompson gives a lecture on global warming, 2 p.m. March 25, Redmond Regional Library, 19550 N.E. 85th St. (425-885-1861 or www.kcls.org)

Gray Gourmet

Plan Ahead Cooking demonstration and samples of heart-healthy recipes, 11 a.m. March 26, Redmond Senior Center, 8703 160th Ave. N.E. (425-556-2314)

Renton

Fairwood Study Zone

Ongoing Homework help for elementary, middle and high school students, 3-5 p.m. Tuesdays; 5-7 p.m. Wednesdays, Fairwood Library, 17009 140th Ave. S.E. (425-226-0522 or www.kcls.org/studyzone”>www.kcls.org/studyzone)

College Affordability: What’s the Cost?

Thu Overview of current college admissions standards and costs and tips on how to meet them; for parents and teens, 7 p.m. March 15, Fairwood Library, 17009 140th Ave. S.E. (425-226-0522 or www.kcls.org)

Renton City Concert Band

Thu The band performs a family concert for spring, 7:30 p.m. March 15, Renton Ikea Performing Arts Center, 400 S. Second St. Tickets: $5-$7. (425-430-6700)

Erwilian Instrumental Ensemble

Sun Acoustic concert of classical and modern music for recorder and strings, 3 p.m. March 18, Fairwood Library, 17009 140th Ave. S.E. (425-226-0522 or www.kcls.org)

Lively Minds Book Group

Tue “The Glass Castle: a Memoir” by Jeannette Walls, 7:30 p.m. March 20, Fairwood Library, 17009 140th Ave. S.E. April 17: “The Time Traveler’s Wife” by Augrey Niffenegger. May 15: “My Sister’s Keeper” by Jodi Picoult. June 19: “Broken For You” by Stephanie Kallos. (425-226-0522 or www.kcls.org)

Sammamish

Sammamish Study Zone

Ongoing Homework help for elementary, middle and high-school students, 4-6 p.m. Mondays-Wednesdays, Sammamish Library, 825 228th Ave. N.E. (425-836-8793 or www.kcls.org/studyzone”>www.kcls.org/studyzone)

Disaster Preparedness Seminars

Thru March 19 Topics include earthquake preparedness , fire safety and suppression, disaster kit building, animal safety, Avian flu and local geologic hazards; seminars may be taken individually or as a series, 7-8:30 p.m. Mondays, March 5-19, Skyline High School, 1122 228th Ave. S.E. (206-909-7249)

Mother/Daughter Book Club

Plan Ahead “The Princess Academy” by Shannon Hale; for daughters ages 9-12, 7 p.m. March 28, Sammamish Library, 825 228th Ave. N.E. (425-836-8793)

Snoqualmie

Fireside Friday

Fri Bass soloist Brendan Wires showcases his unique two-handed fret-work playing style wine and cheese tasting, 5-6:30 p.m. March 16, Salish Lodge, 6501 Railroad Ave. S.E. (425-888-2556 or www.salishlodge.com)

Woodinville

Evergreen Babysitting Course

Fri Covers basic first aid, safety and activities for young children; for ages 11-18, 9:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m. March 16. Bring lunch and a snack, Carol Edwards Center, 17401 133rd Ave. N.E. Cost: $35-$40.25. (register: 425-398-9327 or www.ci.woodinville.wa.us)

Game On!

Fri Play video games at the library; ages 12-18, 3 p.m. March 16, Woodinville Library, 17105 Avondale Road N.E. (425-788-0733 or www.kcls.org)

The Muses

Sun Trio plays Celtic music on traditional instruments, 2 p.m. March 18, Woodinville Library, 17105 Avondale Road N.E. (425-788-0733)

Friends of the Library Used Book Sale

Plan Ahead Supports library programs, members-only preview, 4-5:30 p.m. Friday; 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday; dollar-a-bag-day 1-4 p.m. Sunday, March 23-25, Woodinville Library, 17105 Avondale Road N.E. (425-788-0733 or 425-788-0733)

Doll Museum Trip

Plan Ahead Bring a grandchild on a tour of the Rosalie Whyel Museum of Doll Art in Bellevue, 9 a.m.-2 p.m. March 24. Woodinville Senior Center Trip; call for departure location. Cost: $16-$21. (register by March 15: 425-488-4289)

Poetry Reading and Open Mike

Plan Ahead Featured poets Luke Warm Water, Cathy Ross and Marit Saltrones followed by open mike readings, 7 p.m. March 28, Barnes & Noble Booksellers, 18025 Garden Way N.E. April 25: Katherine Grace Bond, Sarah Love, Laura Snyder, Joannie Kervran Stangeland. May 30: Aaron Abeyta, Maureen McQuerry, Cameron Prow, J. Andrew Rodriguez. (206-682-1268 or www.poetswest.com/venues.htm)

Compiled by Nyssa Rogers

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