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Feb 08

WSDOT to install ramp meters for drivers getting on I-5 from Mercer Street

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    WSDOT to install ramp meters for drivers getting on I-5 from Mercer Street
    SEATTLE -- New ramp meters will be installed and tested at the Mercer Street on-ramps to north and southbound Interstate 5. Traffic engineers at WSDOT say the goal is to ease congestion for drivers on I-5 passing through the downtown Seattle area. The new signals will start pacing vehicles entering the freeway on weekends only starting March 10.
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Feb 08

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

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).

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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 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).

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).

...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...

    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.
    https://www.seattletimes.com

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

...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...

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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).

...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...

...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).

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.
    https://www.seattletimes.com

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Jan 25

Community calendar: Sportsmen’s Show, GroundFrog Day, Belgian beer fest

...out of recycled materials, no musical experience required, noon Saturday, Museum of History & Industry (MOHAI), 860 Terry Ave. N., Seattle; $14.95-$19.95, ages 14 and younger free (206-324-1126 or mohai...

SAT Children and families invited to opening celebration for education-based child care location, ribbon-cutting ceremony, dance party, 10 a.m.-noon Saturday, 601 Valley St., Seattle; free, preregister (206-886-3999 or kiddieacademy.com/events/danceparty/?l=seattle-at-queen-anne).

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FRI Music by Valse Cafe Orchestra, swing, Latin, waltzes; masks required, available at the door, 9 p.m. Friday, Century Ballroom, 915 E. Pine St., Seattle; $65 (brownpapertickets.com/event/3208596).

SAT Dance class, 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).

SAT Traditional piping in the haggis, poetry and songs of Robert Burns, Highland piping, Scottish dancers, 5 p.m. Saturday, Latvian Community Center, 11710 Third Ave. N.E., Seattle; $45 (caledonians.com/special-upcoming-event.php).

...training and job placement programs; seating 5:30-8 p.m. Feb. 1, FareStart Restaurant, 700 Virginia St., Seattle; $29.95 (206-267-7601 or farestart.org...

SAT Plan and prep your edible garden, 10 a.m. Saturday, Swansons Nursery, 9701 15th Ave. N.W., Seattle; free (206-782-2543 or swansonsnursery.com).

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

FEB. 1 Free admission, 10 a.m.-8 p.m. Feb. 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 (tickets.seattleartmuseum.org/public/auto_choose_ga.asp?area=11).

SUN Guided tour for adults, focusing on conifers from the Northwest and around the world, 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/about/events/).

PLAN AHEAD Walk to look for salamanders as they search for mates, for ages 8 and older, 7 p.m. Feb. 2, Camp Long, 5200 35th Ave. S.W., Seattle; $10, preregister (206-684-7434).

SUN Explorers, scientists, photographers share stories and images; NASA astronaut Terry Virts, 2 p.m. Sunday, 7:30 p.m. Monday-Tuesday, Benaroya Hall, 200 University St., Seattle; $34 and up (206-215-4747 or benaroyahall.org).

...our changing climate with presentations and panel discussion, 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, Lagunitas Taproom, 1550 N.W. 49th St., Seattle; free (strangertickets.com/events/51170025/climate-science-on-tap-presents-going-to-extremes-is...

...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...

    Community calendar: Sportsmen's Show, GroundFrog Day, Belgian beer fest
    A detailed, categorized calendar of events all over Seattle and Western Washington, Jan. 26-Feb. 1, 2018. Share story SAT-SUN Speakers, information on binoculars and scopes for birding, presentations on swans that migrate to the area for the winter, 11 a.m.-2:30 p.m. Saturday, 11 a.m.-4 p.m.
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Meet PNW, Seattle’s New Cheap Beer

$$$ Global 803 Dexter Ave N

    Meet PNW, Seattle's New Cheap Beer
    Beer culture, perhaps more than any other drink category, loves to draw battle lines. You have local and everything else. You have cheap beer, made by AB InBev or MillerCoors or Pabst, and craft beer, made by the neighborhood brewery.
    https://www.seattlemet.com

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Community calendar: Last weekend for Andrew Wyeth at SAM; MOHAI Community Day; Georgetown Steam Plant Open House

FRI Sea Chanteys and other songs celebrate our connections to the sea and sailors, easy to learn and sing, 8 p.m. Friday, Virginia V Steamer, 860 Terry Ave. N., Suite 223, Seattle; free (nwseaport.org/).

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...to a variety of music with DJ, 8:30 p.m. Saturday, Ballard Elks Club, 6411 Seaview Ave. N.W., Seattle; $50/all by reservation or $20/dance only at the door after 8:30...

SAT Dance class, 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).

WED Six-week dance classes for all ages, no partner needed, beginning East Coast swing, 7 p.m., beginning Viennese Waltz, 8:15 p.m. Wednesday, West Seattle Senior Center, 4217 S.W. Oregon St., Seattle; $50/each 6-week series (206-932-4044, ext. 1).

MON Authors Molly Gore and Lisa Vega discuss “Making Chocolate,” 6:30 p.m. Monday, Book Larder, 4252 Fremont Ave. N., Seattle; free, preregister (206-397-4271 or booklarder.com).

SAT-SUN How to prune Japanese Maples, 10 a.m. Saturday; tips and tricks to grow houseplants, 11 a.m. Sunday, Swansons Nursery, 9701 15th Ave. N.W., Seattle (206-782-2543 or swansonsnursery.com/).

SAT-SUN Bring in houseplants for free repotting, 9 a.m.-6 p.m. weekends through January; West Seattle Nursery, 5275 California Ave. S.W., Seattle (206-935-9276 or westseattlenursery.com).

...tree or less, up to 3 trees per vehicle, through Jan. 31, North Transfer Station, 1350 N. 34th St., and South Transfer Station, 130 S. Kenyon St., Seattle (seattle.gov/util...

...vehicle, through Jan. 31, North Transfer Station, 1350 N. 34th St., and South Transfer Station, 130 S. Kenyon St., Seattle (seattle.gov/util...

...alive, workshops, games, music, food, 11 a.m. Saturday, Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Park, 2200 Martin Luther King Jr. Way, Seattle (206-551-7316 or parkways.seattle.gov...

SUN Music by Kim Archer and Dean Reichert, Interfaith Amigos Iman Jamal Rahman, Rabbi Ted Falcon and Pastor Dave Brown each reflect on a favorite MLK quote, 5 p.m. Sunday, Interfaith Community Church, 1763 N.W. 62nd St., Seattle; free donations for musicians collected (253-951-9870).

...activities, for all ages, 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday, Northwest African American Museum, 2300 S. Massachusetts St., Seattle (206-518-6000 or naamnw.org/events...

...Mountain Express” in IMAX, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Saturday-Monday, Pacific Science Center, 200 Second Ave. N, Seattle; $11.95-$21.95, additional charge for IMAX movies (206-443-2001 or pacificsciencecenter...

...of Horror Film,” 10 a.m.-5 p.m. daily, Museum of Pop Culture (MoPOP), 325 Fifth Ave. N., Seattle; $17-$33 (206-770-2700 or mopop.org...

SAT Jazz favorites and new compositions with the Johnaye Kendrick Quartet, 11 a.m. Saturday, Phinney Center, 6532 Phinney Ave. N., Seattle; $5, free for kids (townhallseattle.org).

SUN Operatic performances ranging from the Baroque era to a Gluck Reform opera, 3 p.m. Sunday, West Seattle Branch Library, 2306 42nd Ave. S.W., Seattle; free (206-684-7444 or spl.org).

...p.m. Saturday, 12:30 and 3:30 p.m. Sunday; Washington State Convention Center, 800 Convention Place, Seattle; $18/advance, $20/day of show, ages 11 and younger free (weddingshow.com...

SAT Workshop with Sarri Gilman, author of “Transform Your Boundaries,” 11 a.m. Saturday, East West Bookshop, 6407 12th Ave. N.E., Seattle; $40 (206-523-3726 or eastwestbookshop.com).

    Community calendar: Last weekend for Andrew Wyeth at SAM; MOHAI Community Day; Georgetown Steam Plant Open House
    A detailed, categorized calendar of events all over Seattle and Western Washington, Jan. 12-18, 2018. Share story SAT-SUN Information, vendors, souvenirs, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturdays, Skagit Eagle Festival Information Station, 45821 Railroad Ave., Concrete; Eagle Watcher Stations with volunteers, binoculars, spotting scopes, 10 a.m.-3 p.m.
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Community calendar: Holiday events, free First Thursdays at museums

SAT Dance party with DJ, food by Chef Josh Henderson, Roller Girls, chocolate fountain, prizes for best costume (in the style of a Wes Anderson movie), 8:30 p.m. Saturday, The Vude, 308 Ninth Ave. N., Seattle; $125 (206-264-0784 or nyeeveparty.brownpapertickets.com/).

...Jan. 1; 10 a.m.-8 p.m. Jan. 4; Museum of History & Industry (MOHAI), 860 Terry Ave. N., Seattle; $13.95-$19.95 ages 14 and younger free (206-324-1126 or mohai...

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FRI Couples intro swing lesson, 9 p.m.; dance with DJ Amanda Wilde of KUOW’s “Swing Years and Beyond,” 1930s and ’40s attire encouraged, 9:30 p.m. Friday, Century Ballroom, 915 E. Pine St., Seattle; $20-$25, dinner available (centuryballroom.com/home/events/swinging-pre-funk-nye-0).

SUN Three floors of music and dancing with bands and DJ, Scandinavian Dinner available, 8 p.m. Sunday, Swedish Club, 1920 Dexter Ave. N., Seattle; $30-$50 by reservation (206-283-1090 or nordicnewyearsfest.brownpapertickets.com).

...balloon drop and Champagne toast; for singles and couples, 8 p.m. Sunday, Dance Underground, 340 15th Ave. E., Seattle; $45 (206-781-9553 or seattletango.com...

SUN New Year celebration, music by Little Bill and the Blue Notes featuring Dick Powell, 8 p.m. Sunday, Leif Erikson Hall, 2245 N.W. 57th St., Seattle; $55-$70 (206-781-1238 or nwdance.net).

...Jan. 6, 11 a.m.-7 p.m. Sunday Jan. 7, Washington State Convention Center, 800 Convention Place, Seattle; $4, ages 17 and younger free (homeshowcenter.com/overview/seattle...

THRU SUN Holiday lights, decorations, a Seattle tradition since 1949, 4-11 p.m. Friday-Saturday, 4-9:30 p.m. Sunday; Northeast Park Road and Ravenna Boulevard, Seattle; food bank donations welcome.

...extended holiday hours, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. daily through Monday, Pacific Science Center, 200 Second Ave. N, Seattle; $11.95-$21.95, ages 2 and younger free; additional cost for IMAX movies...

...Dec. 26-Saturday, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Sunday; Museum of Pop Culture (MoPOP), 325 Fifth Ave. N., Seattle; $17-$33 (206-770-2700 or mopop.org...

JAN. 4 Exhibits, programs and events on the histories, arts and cultures of people of African descent; free admission 11 a.m.-7 p.m. Jan. 4, Northwest African American Museum, 2300 S. Massachusetts St., Seattle (206-518-6000 or naamnw.org).

JAN. 4 Gallery admission free, 10 a.m.-8 p.m. Jan. 4; 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).

SUN-MON Volkssport 10K route along the Alki waterfront, or 5k West Seattle walk; start anytime 4-7 p.m., finish by 10 p.m. Sunday; and start anytime 9 a.m.-noon Monday, New Year’s Day, St. John the Baptist Episcopal Church, 3050 California Ave. S.W., Seattle; free (emeraldcitywanderers.org).

    Community calendar: Holiday events, free First Thursdays at museums
    A detailed, categorized calendar of events all over Seattle and Western Washington, Dec. 29, 2017-Jan. 4, 2018. Share story FRI-SUN Watch animals around the park get winter-themed enrichment fruit, trees decorated with treats, ice and snowmen, 11:30 a.m.-2 p.m. Friday-Sunday; park open 9:30 a.m.-3 p.m. Dec. 26-Monday Jan.
    https://www.seattletimes.com

Dec 28

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