7 min ago

Community calendar: Chilly Hilly, Model Train Show, Prune-a-thon

SAT Compete against celebrities in poker tournament; casino games, raffles, snacks, entertainment; supports Mary’s Place and The Burned Children Recovery Foundation, 5 p.m. Saturday, Galvanize, 111 S. Jackson, Seattle; $100-$300 (www.facebook.com/events/151664338806341/).

...Feb. 19-Friday, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Saturday-Sunday; CenturyLink Field Event Center, 800 Occidental Ave. S., Seattle; $3-$13, ages 6 and younger free (seattlehomeshow.com...

FRI Illustrated, “mostly true” stories and anecdotes about the Klondike Gold Rush, 12:15 p.m. Friday, Klondike Gold Rush National Historical Park, 319 Second Ave. S., Seattle; free (206-220-4240 or nps.gov/klse/index.htm).

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SAT For beginning and intermediate birders, coffee, tea and doughnuts followed by walk in the park, for ages 8 and older, 10 a.m. Saturday, Seward Park Audubon Center, 5902 Lake Washington Boulevard S., Seattle; $7, preregister (206-652-2444 or sewardpark.audubon.org/).

MARCH 1 Celebration of Girl Scout Cookies and 90 years of Girl Scout Camp, dancing, cocktails, bites with Girl Scout Cookies by local chefs, 6 p.m. March 1, Seattle Design Center, 5701 Sixth Ave. S., Seattle; $50-$100 (girlscoutsww.org/en/cookies/about-girl-scout-cookies/cookies-and-cocktails.html).

SAT Waltz and swing dance lesson, 7:30 p.m., dance party, 8:30 p.m. Saturday, DanceSport International Studio, 6344 N.E. 74th St., Seattle; $12 (dancesportseattle.com/calendar.html).

SUN Waltz and other dance music with The Valse Cafe Orchestra, 12:30 p.m. Sunday, Century Ballroom, 915 E. Pine St., Seattle; $15 (206-324-7263 or centuryballroom.com).

SUN Eggs, sausage, juice, coffee, all-you-can-eat pancakes, activities and crafts for kids; proceeds benefit scholarships for Community Center programs; 9 a.m.-noon Sunday, Bitter Lake Community Center, 13035 Linden Ave. N., Seattle; $4-$5, ages 3 and younger free (206-684-7524).

...Lion Dance, Scottish and Chinese music and dance performances, 5 p.m. Sunday, China Harbor, 2040 Westlake Ave. N., Seattle; $45, advance tickets required (206-364-6025 or gunghaggisfatchoy-seattle.com...

...and learn how to brew a perfect cup, 2 p.m. Sunday, Seattle Chinese Garden, 6000 16th Ave. S.W., Seattle; suggested donation $10-$15 (206-934-5219 or seattlechinesegarden.org...

ONGOING Daily menu of African, Cajun and African-American dishes through Feb., Community Table, 399 Fairview Ave. N., Seattle (206-588-4028 or farestart.org/community-table).

SUN Seattle Farm School hosts inspiration and free seeds, all welcome, 2 p.m. Sunday, West Seattle Branch Library, 2306 42nd Ave. S.W., Seattle (seattlefarmschool.com/seed-swap/).

...gaming until midnight; 10 a.m.-5 p.m. March 4, Washington State Convention Center, 800 Convention Place, Seattle; $30/March 1, $40/March 2-4, March 3 sold out (emeraldcitycomiccon.com/Home...

...Legendary Jazz Club, 7 p.m. Feb. 27, $5-$10; Museum of History & Industry (MOHAI), 860 Terry Ave. N., Seattle; $13.95-$19.95, ages 14 and younger free (206-324-1126 or mohai...

MARCH 1 Exhibits, programs and events on the histories, arts and cultures of people of African descent; free admission 11 a.m.-7 p.m. March 1, Northwest African American Museum, 2300 S. Massachusetts St., Seattle (206-518-6000 or naamnw.org/).

MARCH 1 Gallery admission, 10 a.m.-8 p.m. March 1; Museum Experience tours offered at discounted rates, $7.95-$11.95, Wing Luke Museum of the Asian Pacific American Experience, 719 S. King St., Seattle (206-623-5124 or wingluke.org).

FRI Visitors become part of guest artist’s process, 7 p.m. Friday, Olympic Sculpture Park, Broad Street and Elliott Avenue, Seattle; free, preregister (seattleartmuseum.org).

...ages 2-12 years old and their caregivers, 1 p.m. Saturday, Graham Visitor Center, 2300 Arboretum Dr. East, Seattle; free (206-685-8033 or /botanicgardens.uw.edu/washington-park-arboretum/activities/tours...

PLAN AHEAD Walk to look for salamanders as they search for mates, bring a flashlight if you have one, for ages 8 and older, 6:30 p.m. March 2, Camp Long, 5200 35th Ave. S.W., Seattle; $10, preregister (206-684-7434 or seattle.gov/Documents/Departments/ParksAndRecreation/ELCs/ELCWinter2018_2.pdf).

FRI “We Are Black History: Remembering The Past While Shaping The Future” speakers, entertainment, history trivia, food, 6-8 p.m. Friday, Rainier Community Center, 4600 38th Ave. S., Seattle; free (206-386-1919Q).

SAT Hundreds of ideas for summer, adventures, enrichment of every variety for preschoolers to teens, close to home and across the country, 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturday, Hanger 30 Magnuson Park, 6310 N.E. 74th St., Seattle; free, preregister (parentmap.com/article/parentmap-camp-fairs).

...writer Kevin Fedarko, 2 p.m. Sunday, 7:30 p.m. Monday-Tuesday; Benaroya Hall, 200 University St., Seattle; $34/and up, single seats, $177/six event series (206-215-4747 or benaroyahall...

MON Learn about the choices we face through presentations and discussion with our panel of energy experts, 6:30 p.m. Monday, Lagunitas Taproom, 1550 N.W. 49th St., Seattle; free (facebook.com/events/789639074579773/).

...p.m. Fridays-Saturdays, 1-5 p.m. Sundays through Feb., Douglass-Truth Branch Library, 2300 E. Yesler Way, Seattle (206-684-4704 or spl.org/locations/douglass-truth-branch...

SAT Learn how to pitch your music for television, film, and other media, information on music licensing, 9 a.m. Saturday, North Seattle College, 9600 College Way N., Seattle; $65 (206-934-3705 or continuinged.northseattle.edu/courses/make-money-licensing-your-music).

    Community calendar: Chilly Hilly, Model Train Show, Prune-a-thon
    A detailed, categorized calendar of events all over Seattle and Western Washington, Feb. 23-March 1, 2018. Share story FRI By Rainier Audubon Society, start spotting and identifying birds, birding etiquette, photography techniques, 11 a.m. Friday, Renton Branch King County Library, 100 Mill Ave. S., Renton (425-226-6043 or kcls.org).
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6 days ago

Seattle-area music-and-nightlife events Feb 16-22: TobyMac, Delvon Lamarr Organ Trio and more

Central Saloon, 207 First Ave. S., Seattle (206-622-0209 or centralsaloon.com).

Comedy Underground, 109 S. Washington St., Seattle (206-628-0303 or comedyunderground.com).

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Barboza, 925 E. Pike St., Seattle (206-709-9442 or thebarboza.com).

Blue Moon Tavern, 712 N.E. 45th St., Seattle (206-675-9116 or bluemoonseattle.wordpress.com).

Chop Suey, 1325 E. Madison, Seattle (206-324-8000 or chopsuey.com).

Columbia City Theater, 4916 Rainier Ave. S., Seattle (columbiacitytheater.com).

Conor Byrne Pub, 5140 Ballard Ave. N.W., Seattle (206-784-3640 or conorbyrnepub.com).

El Corazon, 109 Eastlake Ave. E., Seattle (206-381-3094 or elcorazonseattle.com).

Highline Bar, 210 Broadway Ave E., Seattle (206-328-7837 or highlineseattle.com).

High Dive, 513 N. 36th St., Seattle (206-632-0212 or highdiveseattle.com).

Jai Thai (Broadway), 235 Broadway E. Seattle, (206-322-5781 or punchlinefridays.com).

Kremwerk, 1809 Minor Avenue #10, Seattle (kremwerk.com).

Laughs Comedy Club Seattle, 5220 Roosevelt Way N.E., Seattle (206-526-5653 or laughscomedyclub.com).

Little Red Hen, 7115 Woodlawn Ave. N.E., Seattle (206-522-1168 or littleredhen.com).

Nectar Lounge, 412 N. 36th St., Seattle (206-632-2020 or nectarlounge.com).

The Royal Room, 5000 Rainier Ave. S., Seattle (theroyalroomseattle.com).

SeaMonster Lounge, 2202 N. 45th St., Seattle (206-633-1824 or seamonsterlounge.com).

Showbox SoDo, 1700 First Ave. S., Seattle (206-628-3151 or showboxonline.com).

Skylark Cafe & Club, 3803 Delridge Way S.W., Seattle (206-935-2111 or skylarkcafe.com).

Slim’s Last Chance Chili Shack, 5606 First Ave. S., Seattle (206-762-7900 or slimslastchance.com).

Studio Seven, 110 S. Horton St., Seattle (206-286-1312 or studioseven.us).

Substation Seattle, 645 N.W. 45th St., Seattle (substationseattle.com).

Sunset Tavern, 5433 Ballard Ave. N.W., Seattle (206-784-4880 or sunsettavern.com).

Tractor, 5213 Ballard Ave. N.W., Seattle (206-789-3599 or tractortavern.com).

Triple Door, 216 Union St., Seattle (206-838-4333 or thetripledoor.net).

    Seattle-area music-and-nightlife events Feb 16-22: TobyMac, Delvon Lamarr Organ Trio and more
    Dates and times are subject to change. Call ahead to confirm. Friday Blues The Highway 99-All-Stars, 8 p.m., Highway 99 Blues Club; $18-$28. Comedy Brad Williams, 7:30 and 10 p.m., Parlor Live; $20-$30. Jim Short, 8 and 10 p.m., Comedy...
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Feb 14

Wallingford restaurant makes Bon Appetit’s ‘Hot 10’

<p>Bon App's suggestion on what to order at London Plane: Avocado toast; split-pea porridge with brown butter; and sprouting brassicas and potatoes with turmeric, mustard seed oil and six-minute eggs.</p> <p>Located at 300 Occidental Ave. S., Seattle.</p> less

...restaurants in 2014</a>. Think smoked yogurt, juniper elk terrine and roasted chicken with persimmons. 323 Occidental Ave. S., Pioneer Square. Photo: <a hef="http://instagram.com/maraboudesign">maraboudesign, Instagram</a>. less

...The porchetta, spicy sopressata, prosciutto, and meatball sandwich are worth the wait. In Pioneer Square (309 Third Ave. S.). Photo: <a href="http://instagram.com/lantius">lantius, Instagram</a>. less

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<p>Other things Bon Appetit loves about Westward and Little Gull: Boats can dock at the restaurant's pier, and the grocery carries cured meats, growlers and other cool picnic stuff. </p> <p>Located at 2501 N Northlake Way, Seattle.</p> less

...oysters and seasonal cuisine so much that they're willing to endure very long waits. 4743 Ballard Ave. N.W., Ballard. Photo: <a href="http://instagram.com/thewalrusbar">thewalrusbar, Instagram</a>. less

...handle the wait, try the "Whale Call" happy hour from 3 to 5 p.m. 3506 Stone Way N., Fremont. Photo: <a href="http://instagram.com/nancytheskater">nancytheskater, Instagram</a>. less

<a href="http://www.mattsinthemarket.com/"><strong>Matt's in the Market</strong></a>: Fresh seafood, great view. 94 Pike Street, Seattle.

...but so is the spicy "tofu con gusto." Pictured: The grilled pork sandwich. Two locations: 4225 Fremont Ave. N., Fremont; and 6226 Seaview Ave. N.W., Ballard. less

...con gusto." Pictured: The grilled pork sandwich. Two locations: 4225 Fremont Ave. N., Fremont; and 6226 Seaview Ave. N.W., Ballard. less

...seven-course tasting menu is $125. It's been around for decades for a reason. 2576 Aurora Ave. N., Seattle. less

...strong>: This Ethan Stowell restaurant serves Italian-inspired small plates that are "uncomplicated and rustic." 2208 Queen Anne Ave N., Queen Anne. Pictured are roasted fingerling potatoes with a fried duck egg (foreground), veal carpaccio...

...rice and chili sauce. But there's Kalua pork tacos, saimin and loco moco too. 4437 California Ave S.W., West Seattle. Photo: <a href="http://instagram.com/emie_d">emie_d, Instagram</a>. less

<a href="http://tilthrestaurant.com/home/"><strong>Tilth</strong></a>: New American organic cuisine by Seattle chef Maria Hines. Pictured is a chicken leg confit, with dumplings, zucchini and preserved lemon. 1411 N. 45th St., Wallingford. less

...b>Agrodolce</b></a></strong>: Another organic restaurant from chef Maria Hines, featuring Sicilian cuisine. 709 N. 35th St., Fremont. Photo: <a href="http://www.flickr.com/photos/jamesonfink/">Jameson Fink</a>, Creative Commons...

...Today mentioned his pizza restaurant Serious Pie, pictured in downtown, as a hot foodie spot. 316 Virginia St., Seattle. less

<strong><a href="http://greenleaftaste.com/#!/home/"><b>Green Leaf Vietnamese Restaurant</b></a></strong>: A bustling, tasty place in Chinatown for noodles, grilled meats, green papaya salad and coconut-infused Vietnamese pancakes. 418 Eighth Ave. S. Also in Belltown (2800 First Ave.). less

...great too. In Capitol Hill (137 15<sup>th</sup> Ave. E.) and West Seattle (4737 California Ave. S.W.). Photo: <a href="http://instagram.com/ali_texeira">ali_texeira, Instagram</a>. less

    Wallingford restaurant makes Bon Appetit's 'Hot 10'
    The results are in and Seattle has made the cut. After three Seattle restaurants appeared in Bon Appetit's top 50 new restaurants in the United States at the beginning of August, the pared-down "Hot 10" released Tuesday retains a nautical-themed Wallingford space: Manolin.
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Feb 14

Seven Places in Seattle to Go When You Feel Lonely But Don't Want to Interact with Anyone

The Gold Rush Museum is tucked away on a corner in Pioneer Square (319 Second Ave S), and if you aren't looking for it, you'll probably pass it by. That...

Speaking of puzzles, Magic Mouse Toys in Pioneer Square (603 First Ave S) has an entire room of its 6,000-square-foot store dedicated to puzzles. The...

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The Japanese Garden in the Washington Park Arboretum (1075 Lake Washington Blvd E) offers a number of delights for tree nerds of all stripes, but if you don...

Scarecrow Video (5030 Roosevelt Way NE) is not a mere video-rental place. It could be more accurately labeled a wacky...

...a full bar and a roaring fireplace, and the first floor of the Panama Hotel (605 S Main St) is actually a full-service tearoom. Seattleites' natural fear of confrontation means it's likely...

    Seven Places in Seattle to Go When You Feel Lonely But Don't Want to Interact with Anyone
    It's winter in Seattle, you've watched every obscure police procedural Netflix has to offer, and now you're even beginning to smell like sadness. You're sick of yourself, and maybe you're sick of everyone else, too. That's okay! Every city offers tiny respites for people who suffer from both self-hatred and social anxiety, and Seattle is no different.
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Feb 14

You Can't Drink On Light Rail, but Here's Where You Can Drink Near Light Rail

McCoy's Firehouse (173 S Washington St), which opens at 8 a.m., has firefighter apparel on its brick walls that face...

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...for Rainier Beach Station. The bars in Columbia City, however, include the popular Royal Room (5000 Rainier Ave S), Lottie's Lounge (4900 Rainier Ave S), and Island Soul (4869 Rainier Ave S). The...

...Columbia City, however, include the popular Royal Room (5000 Rainier Ave S), Lottie's Lounge (4900 Rainier Ave S), and Island Soul (4869 Rainier Ave S). The first bar is a great music venue...

...Room (5000 Rainier Ave S), Lottie's Lounge (4900 Rainier Ave S), and Island Soul (4869 Rainier Ave S). The first bar is a great music venue, the second is relaxed, and the third...

...enter an elevator, rise up to ground level, exit, and walk to the Wine Station (2533 16th Ave S), which is open from Wednesday to Saturday. Run by Luis Rodriguez, owner of Seattle's...

...to be looking for a place to drink on other days, then visit Baja Bistro (2414 Beacon Ave S), a small bar that is urban and so gay-friendly, it's part of what...

One evening, I walked into Fort St. George (601 S King St, Suite 202)—a bar only two minutes by foot from the station, a bar that...

There are two bars here you should know about. Lecosho (89 University St), which is two blocks down from the most hidden entrance of the underground section of...

I can never get enough of Oliver's Lounge (405 Olive Way). I'm deeply in love with this bar's windows. These windows are huge and...

...can be argued with some confidence that the most urban intersection in Seattle is at Broadway and East John Street, particularly at rush hour, when big-city crowds flow up the long escalators and out...

...densest neighborhoods on the West Coast. Across the street from the station is Nacho Borracho (209 Broadway E), whose facade is decorated with neon advertisements for Mexican beers. Once inside, you are greeted...

...Trail (made exclusively for bikes and pedestrians), you can get to the College Inn Pub (4006 University Way NE) after about a 15-minute walk (or a five-minute bike ride). In 2021, the...

    You Can't Drink On Light Rail, but Here's Where You Can Drink Near Light Rail
    Columbia City Station If you are a drinker, this is a station you need to know about. Othello Station, by contrast, has lots of great places to eat, but no bars of distinction. The same goes for Rainier Beach Station.
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Feb 08

Community calendar: Valentine treats for Zoo and Aquarium critters, Flower & Garden Show, MOHAI Black History Month

FRI Illustrated, “mostly true” stories and anecdotes about the Klondike Gold Rush, 12:15 p.m. Friday, Klondike Gold Rush National Historical Park, 319 Second Ave. S., Seattle; free (206-220-4240 or nps.gov/klse/index.htm).

...allied businesses, noon-4 p.m. Feb. 18, King St. Ballroom, Embassy Suites Pioneer Square, 255 S. King St., Seattle; free with preregistration or $15 at the door (oneloveseattle.com...

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...Alvord Broadleaf Theater, 2 p.m.; wolves, 2:15 p.m. Saturday, Woodland Park Zoo, 5500 Phinney Ave. N., Seattle; $9.95-$14.95, ages 2 and younger free (206-548-2500 or zoo...

SAT Dinner, auction to benefit Senior Center programs, 6 p.m. Saturday, Southeast Seattle Senior Center, 4655 S. Holly St., Seattle; $100 (206-722-0317).

WED Six weeks of Scandinavian dance classes for dancers at all levels, singles and couples welcome, 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Phinney Neighborhood Center, 6532 Phinney Ave. N, Seattle; $45-$55 (425-954-5262 or skandia-folkdance.org).

...m. Feb. 7-Saturday, 9 a.m.-6 p.m. Sunday, Washington State Convention Center, 800 Convention Place, Seattle; $24/day; $12/after 3 p.m. Feb. 7-10, after 2 p.m...

SAT-SUN Learn about keeping honeybees, 10 a.m. Saturday; yoga poses for gardeners for all levels and all bodies, bring yoga mat, 11 a.m. Sunday, Swansons Nursery, 9701 15th Ave. N.W., Seattle; free (206-782-2543 or swansonsnursery.com).

FRI Valentine’s Day edition of the Chantey Sing-Along, featuring sea songs of love, the original long distance relationship, 8 p.m. Friday, Virginia V Steamer, 860 Terry Ave. N., Seattle; free (206-447-9800 or nwseaport.org).

SAT Victorian tea and tour, 1 p.m. Saturday, Meeker Mansion, 312 Spring Street, Puyallup; $15 by reservation (253-848-1770 or meekermansion.org).

SAT Opening of newly renovated accessible playground with new play equipment for ages 2 to 12, improved picnic area, sand play area, 10-11:30 a.m. Saturday, Victory Heights Playground, 1737 N.E. 106th St., Seattle (206-684-9286).

...ages 2-12 years old and their caregivers, 1 p.m. Saturday, Graham Visitor Center, 2300 Arboretum Dr. East, Seattle; free, no registration necessary (206-685-8033 or /botanicgardens.uw.edu/washington-park...

SAT Art activities, story time to learn about the environment, rain gear recommended for outdoor excursions, 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday, Olympic Sculpture Park, Broad Street and Elliott Avenue, Seattle; free (seattleartmuseum.org/).

PLAN AHEAD Walk to look under logs and in ponds for salamanders, 3 p.m. Feb. 17, Camp Long, 5200 35th Ave. S.W., Seattle; $5 preregister (206-684-7434 or seattle.gov/Documents/Departments/ParksAndRecreation/ELCs/ELCWinter2018_2.pdf).

SUN-WED Classical music performance featuring Mendelssohn piano trio and vocal performances, 3 p.m. Feb. 11, West Seattle Library, 2306 42nd Ave. S.W. (206-684-7444); noon Wednesday, Central Library, 1000 Fourth Ave., Seattle (206-386-4636 or spl.org).

PLAN AHEAD 5K, 10K, 15K, kids dash, two-person team 5k each, 10 a.m. Feb. 17, Magnuson Park, 7400 Sand Point Way N.E., Seattle; $3-$30 (magnusonseries.org/).

SAT Antiques, vintage, arts and crafts by 60 vendors, snack bar, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday, Lake City Community Center, 12531 28th Ave. N.E., Seattle (seattlelakecitylions.org/).

...weatherization of homes, RainWise program, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday, Filipino Community Center, 5740 Martin Luther King Jr. Way S., Seattle; free (buildingconnections.seattle.gov/2018/01/02/south-seattle-home-fair-3...

FEB. 15 Celebrate the Year of the Dog with stories, crafts and treats for all ages, traditional dress encouraged, potluck dishes welcome, 5-7:30 p.m. Feb. 15, Lake City Branch Library, 12501 28th Ave. N.E., Seattle (206-684-7518 or spl.org).

    Community calendar: Valentine treats for Zoo and Aquarium critters, Flower & Garden Show, MOHAI Black History Month
    A detailed, categorized calendar of events all over Seattle and Western Washington, Feb. 9-15, 2018. Share story SAT Zoo animals get heart-shaped fruit pops, meat, herbal bouquets as an enrichment activity; jaguar and lions, 10 a.m.; orangutans, 10:30 a.m.; snow leopards, 10:45 a.m.; Komodo dragon, 11 a.m.; tamarins, 11:30 a.m.; river otters, 11:45 a.m.; Grizzly bears, noon; Kunekune pigs, 1:15 p.m.; meerkats, 1:30 p.m.; penguins, 2 p.m.; Ambassador animals at Alvord Broadleaf Theater, 2 p.m.; wolves, 2:15 p.m.
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Feb 02

First Thursday Art Walk in Seattle Opening Shows for February

Denise Stolte-Reinisch’s “Vaporous Landscapes” opens at the Bryan Ohno Gallery, 521 S. Main Street, from 6-8pm. Stolte-Reinisch’s  paintings are striking  examples of  the  artist’s  remarkable  ability to capture the  essence of  her subject  matter,  whether  they be real or  imagined landscapes.

Davidson Galleries, 313 Occidental Avenue S., opens for First Thursday with four exhibits.  One of these is from Michael Kempson.  Following...

...Stonington Gallery , 125 S. Jackson Street, kicks off the 2018 year of exhibitions with young contemporary  Inupiaq/Yup’ik artist  Drew...

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Traver Gallery, 110 Union Street, presents  “LIQUID / ROPE / COILING,” a solo exhibition of  experimental works in glass by Texas based...

    First Thursday Art Walk in Seattle Opening Shows for February
    Abmeyer + Wood Fine Art Gallery , 1210 Second Avenue, opens from 5-8pm hosting their first exhibition with sculptor, Oben Abright. Abright's complicated process begins by sculpting live models in clay. The clay sculptures are then often fitted with clothing, but this is just the beginning as these clay sculptures are sacrificed to create molds which will then be filled with blown glass.
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Feb 01

Community calendar: ‘Sesame Street’ at Alderwood Mall, Swedish pancakes and more

...9 p.m. Friday, 10 a.m.-8 p.m. Saturday, CenturyLink Field Event Center, 800 Occidental Ave. S., Seattle; 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Jan. 29-Friday, 10 a.m.-5 p...

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PLAN AHEAD Zoo animals get heart-shaped fruit pops, meat, herbal bouquets as an enrichment activity, 10 a.m.-2:15 p.m. Feb. 10, Woodland Park Zoo, 5500 Phinney Ave. N., Seattle; $9.95-$14.95, ages 2 and younger free (206-548-2500 or zoo.org).

PLAN AHEAD Dinner, auction to benefit Senior Center programs, 6 p.m. Feb. 10, Southeast Seattle Senior Center, 4655 S. Holly St., Seattle; $100 (206-722-0317 or sessc.org/).

SAT Garage sale with great deals on new used bike related goods of all kinds, most sellers cash only, 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday, Hangar 30, Magnuson Park, 6310 N.E. 74th St., Seattle; $7, ages 15 and younger free; early entry 8 a.m. $25 (cascade.org/connect/seattle-bike-swap).

...Feb. 7-10, 9 a.m.-6 p.m. Feb. 11, Washington State Convention Center, 800 Convention Place, Seattle; $24/day at the door; $19/day, Earlybird by Feb. 6; $12/half day...

SUN Swedish pancakes with lingonberries or strawberries, ham, beverages, music and folk dancing, 8 a.m.-1 p.m. Sunday, Swedish Club, 1920 Dexter Ave. N., Seattle; $5-$9, ages 4 and younger free (206-283-1090 or swedishclubnw.org).

WED Cooking demo with Lindsey Smith, author of “Eat Your Feelings,” 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, Book Larder, 4252 Fremont Ave. N., Seattle; free, preregister (206-397-4271 or booklarder.com).

...of February, Li’l Woody’s, Capitol Hill, 1211 Pine St. (206-457-4148); Ballard, 2040 N.W. Market St. (206-257-5259); South Lake Union, 1091 Thomas St. (206-457-5070), White Center, 9807...

FEB. 8 Dinner meeting, author discusses “A Broken Regiment: The 16th Connecticut’s Civil War,” 6 p.m. Feb. 8, China Harbor, 2040 Westlake Ave. N., Seattle; $21 (206-524-4434 or pscwrt.org).

...to life, 11 a.m. and 1 p.m. Saturday, Museum of History & Industry (MOHAI), 860 Terry Ave. N., Seattle; $13.95-$19.95, ages 14 and younger free (206-324-1126 or mohai...

PLAN AHEAD Victorian tea and tour, 1 p.m. Feb. 10, Meeker Mansion, 312 Spring Street, Puyallup; $15 by reservation (253-848-1770 or meekermansion.org).

FRI Walk to look for salamanders as they search for mates, bring a flashlight if you have one, for ages 8 and older, 7 p.m. Friday, Camp Long, 5200 35th Ave. S.W., Seattle; $10, preregister (206-684-7434).

SUN Guided tour for adults, focusing Witt Winter Garden, 1 p.m. Sunday, Graham Visitors Center, 2300 Arboretum Drive E., Washington Park Arboretum, Seattle; free, no registration necessary (206-685-8033 or botanicgardens.uw.edu/washington-park-arboretum/).

SUN Year-round farmers market, produce from Washington state farmers, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Sundays, Ballard Avenue Northwest and 22nd Avenue Northwest, Seattle (sfmamarkets.com).

SUN Fresh produce, farm products, food vendors, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Sundays, Southwest Alaska Street and California Avenue Southwest, Seattle (seattlefarmersmarkets.org).

FEB. 8 Marking the 150th anniversary of the publication of “Little Women,” Elise Hooper discusses her novel “The Other Alcott,” focusing on May Alcott, 8 p.m. Feb. 8, High Point Branch Library, 3411 S.W. Raymond St., Seattle (206-290-8315 or loghousemuseum.info).

    Community calendar: 'Sesame Street' at Alderwood Mall, Swedish pancakes and more
    A detailed, categorized calendar of events all over Seattle and Western Washington, Feb. 2-8, 2018. Share story FRI-SAT Guided nature tours, art and photography show, rock and gem displays, art demonstrations and activities, live music, wagon rides, birds of prey, chain saw carving show, rafting on the Stillaguamish River, farm animals, tractors display, 9 a.m.-5 p.m.
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Jan 26

Look Ahead: The hottest Seattle events for February 2018

Feb. 8-April 1; Nordo’s Culinarium, 109 Main St., Seattle; $99; book-it.org

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7:30 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 15; Benaroya Hall, 200 University St., Seattle; $20-$80; 206-621-2230, lectures.org

6 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 17; University Book Store, 4326 University Way, N.E., Seattle; free (purchase of book required for signing line); 800-335-7323, ubookstore.com

7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 20; Temple de Hirsch Sinai, 1511 E. Pike St., Seattle; $45-$145 (includes copy of book); 206-621-2230, lectures.org

8 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 8; Neptune Theatre, 1303 N.E. 45th St., Seattle; $19; 206-682-1414, stgpresents.org

8 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 20; Chop Suey, 1325 E. Madison St., Seattle; $10-$12; all ages; 206-538-0556, chopsuey.com

Through Feb. 11; ArtsWest, 4711 California Ave. S.W., Seattle; $17-$38; 206-938-0339, artswest.org

Through Feb. 25, Seattle Public Theater, 7312 W. Green Lake Drive N., Seattle; $17-$34, 206-524-1300, seattlepublictheater.org

    Look Ahead: The hottest Seattle events for February 2018
    From "Hamilton" to a Katy Perry concert, our Seattle Times arts writers dish on next month's most buzzworthy arts and entertainment events. Share story "Hamilton"! Miranda Lambert! "Swan Lake"! From author André Aciman to artist Zohra Opoku, local events in February run the gamut from A to Z.
    https://www.seattletimes.com

Jan 21

Round 2: 100+ events in Seattle area Sunday to promote women’s rights, social justice

• Pioneer Square: Amplifier Impact Hub, 220 Second Ave. S., 12:30 to 5 p.m.

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• Central District: Casa Latina, 317 17th Ave. S., 10 a.m. to 7 p.m.

• Greenwood: Phinney Neighborhood Association, 6532 Phinney Ave N., 11 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

    Round 2: 100+ events in Seattle area Sunday to promote women's rights, social justice
    Following the Seattle Women's March, businesses and nonprofits are hosting gatherings ranging from potlucks to panel discussions to performances to keep the activism going. Share story From Seattle to Sammamish, nonprofits and businesses will host a series of activism gatherings Sunday - Round 2 after Saturday's Seattle Women's March - for people who want to change politics or promote social justice.
    https://www.seattletimes.com

Jan 18

Historic Preservation and the Illogical Dangers of Hyperbole

...are out of scale or that fill in gaps with unsympathetic designs. Bertolet points to 316 Alaskan Way S., a project he finds unreasonably denied in Pioneer Square, but he makes no mention of...

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It makes sense to dissect Bertolet’s lead example, the Wayne Apartments on Second Avenue at Bell Street. Bertolet correctly describes the building as dilapidated and as being plunked on top of a...

    Historic Preservation and the Illogical Dangers of Hyperbole - Queen Anne Historical Society
    I prepared this article in response to a misleading article published on December 22, by the Sightline Institute. A link to the article appears below. Today, January 17, 2018, the Landmarks Preservation Board (LPB) voted not to impose Controls and Incentives on the Wayne Apartment the recently landmarked building discussed by Mr. Bertolet and me.
    http://qahistory.org

Jan 17

Nosh Pit Weekly Planner: January 17–23

Small Plates 208 First Avenue South

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Wine Bar 1416 34th Ave

Recommended Beer Selection 1600 Melrose Ave

$$ Malaysian 1802 Bellevue Ave

$ Pan Asian 543 NE Northgate Way

    Nosh Pit Weekly Planner: January 17-23
    Big Island Toasted Coconut Stout 2018 Release Winter is the season of comfort food, but what of comfort beer? Created by a Hawaii expat and his assistant brewer, the oatmeal stout is aged with toasted coconuts and will be on tap at Hellbent Brewing.
    https://www.seattlemet.com

Jan 11

Walla Walla Winery Is Opening a Tasting Room in Pioneer Square

...the new Browne Family Vineyards tasting room, which arrives in Pioneer Square next month at 411 First Avenue South...

    Walla Walla Winery Is Opening a Tasting Room in Pioneer Square
    Gone are the days of making the trip to Woodinville or trekking across the state for a sip of regional vin. More than ever Washington wineries have set up shop in the city proper.
    https://www.seattlemet.com

Jan 06

Brothers to convert old Iowa school into community center

...Nonpareil reported . In 2013, Dean and Rita Schechinger purchased the former Oakland City Hall at 101 Main St., which they proceeded to restore. The building is now home to four local businesses...

    Brothers to convert old Iowa school into community center
    OAKLAND, Iowa (AP) - Two Oakland residents are set to purchase the former Riverside High School properties to convert them for use as community educational and recreational facilities for area residents, with the building renamed "Impact Hill." The high school...
    https://www.seattletimes.com

Jan 05

First Thursday Gallery Walk in Seattle

Two iconic regional artists illuminate the darkness this winter at ArtXchange Gallery, 512 First Avenue S..Marcio Díaz, known for his signature Bubblism painting style, and Elaine Hanowell creator of...

Foster/White Gallery, 220 Third Avenue S., opens from 6-8pm with a group show wherein gallery artists were asked to contribute...

Gallery I|M|A , 123 S. Jackson, opens from 6-8pm continuing their  Holiday Group Exhibition featuring a broad selection of paintings and sculptures (including ceramics, metal, glass, and various mixed media), from over 50 represented artists.

Greg Kucera Gallery, 212 Third Avenue S.,opens 6-8pm for First Thursday featuring works by  SuttonBeresCuller, Norman Lundin and Whiting Tennis...

Prographica /KDR Gallery, 313 Occidental Avenue S.,  debuts a new series of work by Zhi Lin. This provocative body of work conveys...

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Traver Gallery, 110 Union Street, invites all to the First Thursday Art Walk for the opening of two new curated...

    First Thursday Gallery Walk in Seattle
    Two iconic regional artists illuminate the darkness this winter at ArtXchange Gallery , 512 First Avenue S.. Marcio Díaz, known for his signature Bubblism painting style, and Elaine Hanowell creator of the much beloved lighted fish at the Dahlia Lounge, present new work in , opening First Thursday, December 7, 5-8pm and showing through January 20.
    http://www.seattleartblog.com

Dec 27

New Year’s Eve in Seattle: 55 parties to choose from

9 p.m., Stage Seattle, 172 S Washington St., Seattle; $15 (thestageseattle.com).

8 p.m., Trinity Nightclub, 111 Yesler Way, Seattle; $20 (trinitynightclub.com).

9 p.m., Owl ‘N Thistle Irish Pub & Restaurant, 808 Post Alley, Seattle; free (owlnthistle.com).

8 p.m., 10:30 p.m., Comedy Underground, 109 S. Washington St., Seattle; $29.95-$79.95 (comedyunderground.com).

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7 p.m., Best Western Executive Inn, 200 Taylor Ave. N., Seattle; $110 (curvesband.com).

Music by Hobosexual, Cataldo, Smokey Brights, the Maldives, Sassy Black, Invisible Shivers and more. 8 p.m., Neptune Theatre, 1303 N.E. 45th, Seattle; $50 (800-745-3000 or ticketmaster.com).

8 p.m., The Royal Room, 5000 Rainier Ave. S., Seattle; $20-$65 (theroyalroomseattle.com).

8 p.m., Substation Seattle, 645 N.W. 45th St., Seattle; $15-$20 (800-838-3006 or substationnye.brownpapertickets.com).

8 p.m., Neumos, 925 E. Pike St., Seattle; $25-$30 (neumos.com).

9 p.m., The Sunset, 5433 Ballard Ave. N.W., Seattle; $15 (sunsettavern.com).

10 p.m., Foundation Nightclub, 2218 Western Ave., Seattle; $35-$60 (foundation-nightclub.com).

8 p.m., Columbia City Theater, 4916 Rainier Ave. S., Seattle; free (columbiacitytheater.com).

8 p.m., MBar, 400 Fairview Ave. N., Seattle; $60-$100 (mbarseattle.com).

9 p.m., Parliament Tavern, 4210 SW Admiral Way, Seattle; $10 (facebook.com/parliamenttavern).

9 p.m., Little Red Hen, 7115 Woodlawn Ave. N.E., Seattle; $10 (littleredhen.com).

8 p.m., Nectar Lounge, 412 N. 36th St., Seattle; $25-$30 (nectarlounge.com).

8 p.m., Leif Erikson Hall, 2245 N.W. 57th St., Seattle; $55-$70 (nwdance.net/events/new-years-eve-dance).

8 p.m., Skylark Cafe & Club, 3803 Delridge Way S.W., Seattle; $8 (skylarkcafe.com).

7 p.m., 10:30 p.m., The Triple Door, 216 Union St., Seattle; $90-$125 (thetripledoor.net).

9 p.m., High Dive, 513 N. 36th St., Seattle; $10-$20 (highdiveseattle.com).

9 p.m., El Corazon, 109 Eastlake Ave. E., Seattle; $9.99-$25 (elcorazonseattle.com).

9 p.m., Chop Suey, 1325 E. Madison, Seattle; $15 (chopsuey.com).

9 p.m., Tim’s Tavern, 602 N. 105th St., Seattle; $7 (facebook.com/Timstavern).

9 p.m., The Kraken, 5257 University Way N.E., Seattle; $10 (facebook.com/KrakenBarSeattle).

9 p.m., Conor Byrne Pub, 5140 Ballard Ave. N.W., Seattle; $10 (conorbyrnepub.com).

11:30 p.m., SeaMonster Lounge, 2202 N. 45th St., Seattle; $20 (seamonsterlounge.com).

9 p.m., Aston Manor, 2946 First Ave. S., Seattle; $40-$70 (astonmanornightclub.com).

9 p.m., Fremont Foundry, 154 N. 35th St. , Seattle; $43-$74 (eventbrite.com/e/bollywood-new-years-eve-tickets-12923676063?aff=efbeventtix).

6:30 p.m., Century Ballroom, 915 E. Pine St., Seattle; $20-$120 (centuryballroom.com).

9 p.m., Club Sur, 2901 First Ave. S., Seattle; $30-$70 (seattleclubsur.com).

8 p.m., Museum of Pop Culture (MoPop), 325 Fifth Ave. N., Seattle; $69 (seattlebash.com).

8 p.m., Hale’s Palladium, 4301 Leary Way N.W. , Seattle; $50-$75 (moisturefestival.strangertickets.com).

7 p.m., Swedish Club, 1920 Dexter Ave. N., Seattle; $50 (800-838-3006 or brownpapertickets.com).

9 p.m., Pacific Science Center, 200 Second Ave. N, Seattle; $80-$85 (pacificsciencecenter.org/spectra).

7 p.m., 10 p.m., Laughs Comedy Club Seattle, 5220 Roosevelt Way N.E., Seattle; $25-$55 (laughscomedyclub.com).

    New Year's Eve in Seattle: 55 parties to choose from
    Dec. 31, 2017, brings dozens of chances to party, with comedy, jazz, karaoke, Bollywood, DJs and more. Share story Whether your thing is comedy, jazz, karaoke, Bollywood, dancing or good old-fashioned rock 'n' roll, there's a New Year's Eve party in the Seattle area for you.
    https://www.seattletimes.com

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