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An in depth, categorized calendar of occasions throughout Seattle and Western Washington, Feb. Eight-14.


Animal occasions

Valentine’s Day Enrichment, Woodland Park Zoo

SAT Woodland Park Zoo’s animals rejoice Valentine’s Day with festive treats as an enrichment exercise to encourage pure animal conduct, hold animals mentally and bodily stimulated and supply extraordinary experiences for zoo guests, 10 a.m.-Three p.m. Saturday, Woodland Park Zoo, 5500 Phinney Ave. N., Seattle; $13.50-$15.50 (206-548-2500 or zoo.org/).

Everett Reads!

SAT-SUN Community studying program on animal adventures and the connections between people and animals that includes books by naturalist Sy Montgomery together with “The Soul of an Octopus” and “How to Be a Good Creature: a Memoir in 13 Animals;” lecture, reception and e-book signing with the writer, 7 p.m. Saturday, Everett Performing Arts Middle, 2710 Wetmore Ave., Everett; and occasion for youngsters and households, 11 a.m. Sunday, Cope-Gillette Theater, 2730 Wetmore Ave., Everett; free (425-257-8000 or epls.org/reads).

Homeward Pet 29th Birthday Adoption Weekends

SAT-SUN Pet adoption reductions with a special theme, noon-6 p.m. Saturdays-Sundays in February; Homeward Pet Adoption Middle, 13132 N.E. 177th Place, Woodinville (425-488-4444 or homewardpet.org).

Love on the Zoo

SAT-SUN Zoo animals take pleasure in particular Valentine-themed treats and enrichments to encourage pure behaviors; keeper shows, why they love zoo animals and the way they present it, 10 a.m.-Four p.m. Saturday-Sunday, Level Defiance Zoo & Aquarium, 5400 N. Pearl Road, Tacoma; $10-$20 (253-404-3800 or pdza.org/).

Snugglefest in Honor of Canine

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TUES Doggy playground, canine product giveaways, chef demonstrates deal with recipes for canine, all pet mother and father and their canine welcome, 5-Eight p.m. Tuesday, Kimpton Alexis Lodge, 1007 First Ave., Seattle; reservations requested (splashthat.com/websites/view/snugglefest2019.splashthat.com).

Valentine’s Day at The Aquarium

FEB. 14 Study concerning the distinctive “romantic tendencies” of a broad number of lots of our native marine species, together with octopuses, 9:30 a.m.-5 p.m. Feb. 14, The Seattle Aquarium, 1483 Alaskan Method, Seattle; $17.95-$29.95 (206-386-4300 or /seattleaquarium.org).

Valentine’s Day After Hours, Seattle Aquarium

FEB. 14 Adults take over the Seattle Aquarium for this 21+ occasion that includes animal experiences, music, money bar, uncover the fascinating courtship behaviors of Aquarium animals together with octopuses, anemones cloning themselves, sea stars broadcast spawning, hermaphroditic sea slugs, fish that change intercourse, 6:30 p.m. Feb. 14, The Seattle Aquarium, 1483 Alaskan Approach, Seattle; $25 (seattleaquarium.org/occasions).


Pike Chocofest

SUN Culinary journey celebrates Valentine’s Day in Seattle with samples from native eating places, chocolatiers, native breweries, wineries, and distilleries, music; advantages Washington Trails Affiliation to mobilize individuals to discover, steward and champion trails and public lands, 6 p.m. Sunday, Pike Brewing Firm and Pub, 1415 First Ave., Seattle; $60 (strangertickets.com/occasions/82971761/chocofest-2019).

Mercer Island Youth and Household Providers Basis Breakfast

WED Help for native emergency help, psychological well being providers, senior outreach, Meals Pantry, youth packages, 7 a.m. Wednesday, Mercer Island Community & Occasion Middle, 8236 S.E. 24th St., Mercer Island; $250 recommended minimal donation (206-275-7756 or miyfs.org).

Valentine’s Day Live performance

FEB. 14 Music, bar open; proceeds profit Conservatory, Eight p.m. Feb. 14, Volunteer Park Conservatory, 1400 E. Galer St., Seattle; $50 by reservation (volunteerparkconservatory.org/events-calendar/).


Friday Night time Dancing Valentine’s Day Celebration

FRI Nightclub Two-Step dance lesson, 7 p.m.; early Valentine’s Day Celebration, put on one thing purple, dance to quite a lot of music with DJ, convey a candy deal with to share, Eight p.m. Friday, Rockin’ Horse Dance Barn, 11820 150th Ave. S.E., Renton; $12 (learn2dance4fun.com/friday-night-dancing/).

Century Swing

SAT Dance lesson, 7:30 p.m., dance to DJ music, Eight:30 p.m. Saturday, Century Ballroom, 915 E. Pine St., Seattle; $9-$16 (206-324-7263 or centuryballroom.com).

Sno-King Worldwide People Dance Membership

SAT Worldwide people dancing; 7 p.m. Saturday, Cedar Valley Grange, 20526 52nd Ave. W., Lynnwood; $Eight (949-646-7082 or sno-king.org).

Valentine’s Day at Century Ballroom

FEB. 14 Dinner, 6:30 and 6:45 p.m. seatings; salsa dance lesson, Eight:30 p.m.; salsa dancing, 9:30 p.m. Feb. 14, Century Ballroom, 915 E. Pine St., Seattle; $65/dinner, lesson, dance; $21/salsa lesson and dance; $15/dance solely (brownpapertickets.com/occasion/4062108).


Lunar New Year Celebration

SAT Conventional Lion and Dragon dances, Taiko drumming, martial arts and different performances on the Principal Stage, actions for all ages, Costume Contest for greatest cultural New Year costume for youngsters, adults and pets, $Three meals stroll bites from China, Japan, Vietnam, Thailand, Cambodia, and past at native eating places, 11 a.m.-Four p.m. Saturday, Chinatown-Worldwide District, South King Road and Maynard Avenue South, Seattle (cidbia.org/occasions/lunar-new-year).

Sweethearts within the Market

SAT Pop up artwork installations, handmade playing cards, cookie adorning, craft demonstrations, 11 a.m.-Four p.m. Saturday, free; Love Tasting Flights meals, wine or chocolate pairings from 5 Market places, $35; Pike Place Market, 1501 Pike Place, Seattle (pikeplacemarket.org).

Sustainable NE Seattle Palms On Expertise Truthful

SAT Study expertise, meals preservation and preparation, seed saving, cleaning soap making, primary plumbing and electrical work, device restore, carpentry, pruning, gardening, easy bike upkeep, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday, Meadowbrook Community Middle, 10517 35th Ave. N.E., Seattle (sustainableneseattle.ning.com/).

Lunar New Year Celebration, Bellevue Assortment

SAT Have fun the cultural heritage of our group by welcoming within the 2019 Lunar New Year with conventional and modern cultural demonstrations together with martial arts, music, dance and visible arts, samples from Din Tai Fung and Baron’s Xi’an Kitchen & Bar (restricted time), 11 a.m.-6 p.m.; Chinese language Lion and Dragon parade, 2 p.m. Saturday, Bellevue Sq., 575 Bellevue Sq., Bellevue (425-646-3660 or lunarnewyear.bellevuecollection.com/).

Meals occasions

Beecher’s Cheese For All

SAT Beecher’s Handmade Cheese creations from native cooks, cheeseburgers, Mac & Cheese and extra, pattern and vote on your favorites, beer and wine, 5-7 p.m. Friday, Pickering Barn, 1730 10th Ave. N.W., Issaquah; 2-Four p.m. and 6-Eight p.m. Saturday, VIP admission 1 and 5 p.m., Block 41, 115 Bell St., Seattle; $45-$75 by reservation (beechersforall.com).

Whidbey Pink Wine & Chocolate

SAT-SUN Purple wines and seasonal spirits paired with chocolate at six places, Saturday-Sunday and Feb. 16-17, Whidbey Island (whidbeyislandvintners.org/occasions.html).

A Valentine’s Day Insect Feast

FEB 14 Cooking demonstration by David George Gordon, the Bug Chef, pattern waxworms, grasshoppers, and seasoned crickets, 7 p.m. Feb. 14, Darrell’s Tavern, 18041 Aurora Avenue N., Shoreline; $39, bought out, be a part of waitlist (atlasobscura.com/occasions/a-valentine-s-day-insect-feast).

Wine & Chocolate

PLAN AHEAD Champagne or wine, appetizers, chocolate treats in historic glass conservatory, ages 21 and older solely; 6-Eight p.m. Feb. 15, W.W. Seymour Botanical Conservatory, 316 S. G St., Tacoma; $45-$60, preregister (metroparkstacoma.org/conservatory-wine-and-chocolate/).

Burger Month

ONGOING Particular burger created by an area chef every week; “The Italian Job” meatball sandwich, by way of Monday; “The Kamonegi Burger” with seared duck/hen patty, duck egg, Feb. 12-18; in any respect Lil’ Woody places, 1211 Pine St.; 2040 N.W. Market St.; 1091 Thomas St.; 9807 16th Ave. S.W., Seattle (lilwoodys.com).


Snohomish Conservation District Tree and Plant Sale

SAT Sale of native timber, shrubs and floor cowl at affordable costs, Eight:30 a.m.-Four:30 p.m. Saturday, Evergreen State Fairgrounds, 14405 179th Ave. S.E., Monroe (wa-evergreenstatefairgrounds2.civicplus.com/).

Methods to develop big pumpkins

PLAN AHEAD Rising big greens for rookies to superior hobbyists to grove the most important pumpkins, tomatoes, squash, sunflowers, 11 a.m. Feb. 16; Christianson’s Nursery, 15806 Greatest Street, Mount Vernon; $Eight by reservation (360-466-3821 or christiansonsnursery.com).


The Official Supernatural Conference — Seattle

FRI-SUN North America’s longest operating style TV collection, “Supernatural,” is heading into its 14th yr; visitors together with Jared Padalecki, Jensen Ackles, Misha Collins and extra celebrities from the present, events, panels, contests, pictures, live shows, photograph and autograph alternatives, Friday-Sunday, The Westin Seattle, 1900 Fifth Ave., Seattle; $50-$959 (creationent.com/cal/supernatural_wa.htm).

Seattle RV Present

FRI-SUN RV sellers, reveals, seminars, 11 a.m.-Eight p.m. Feb. 7-Friday, 10 a.m.-Eight p.m. Saturday, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Sunday, CenturyLink Subject Occasion Middle, 800 Occidental Ave. S., Seattle; $11-$13, ages 17 and youthful free with paying grownup (seattlervshow.com).

Corvette and Excessive Efficiency Meet

SAT-SUN New and used automobiles and elements, with a concentrate on Corvettes and muscle automobiles, from lots of of distributors, show of Corvettes and muscle automobiles, Eight a.m.-Three p.m. Saturday, 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Sunday, Washington State Truthful Occasions Middle, 110 Ninth Ave. S.W., Puyallup; $Eight-$11/Saturday, $5/Sunday (corvettehp.com).

Gold, Gem and Mineral Present

SAT-SUN Prospecting gear sellers, gold, rock and gem sellers, product shows, prospecting gear reveals, golf equipment, distributors, 9 a.m.-Four p.m. Saturday-Sunday, Evergreen State Fairgrounds, 14405 179th Ave. S.E., Monroe; $5, ages 13 and youthful free (washingtonprospectors.org/wpma_gold_show.html).

Geneology lecture

MON Jewish Genealogical Society of Washington State hosts entry to family tree assets, 6:30 p.m., “Breaking Down Walls” researching lecture by Mary Kathryn Kozy, 7:15 p.m. Monday, LDS Factoria Constructing, 4200 124th Ave. S.E., Bellevue; free (jgsws.org/).

Seattle Golf Present

PLAN AHEAD Golf classes, expertise contests, distributors by 160 exhibitors, golfing reductions, 9 a.m.-6 p.m. Feb. 16, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Feb. 17, CenturyLink Area Occasion Middle, Seattle; $13-$15, ages 12 and youthful free (seattlegolfshow.com).

Museum occasions

Northwest Seaport Chantey Sing

FRI Sea chanteys are enjoyable to sing and straightforward to study, Eight p.m. Friday, Middle for Picket Boats, 1010 Valley St., Seattle; free (206-447-9800 or nwseaport.org).

International Warmth

SAT International Warmth efficiency for all ages explores the Black roots of hip-hop by means of fusion items, break dancing, and academic interludes between items, 1 p.m. Saturday, Renton Historical past Museum, 235 Mill Ave. S., Renton; $2-$5 (425-255-2330 or rentonhistory.org).

WW1 America at MOHAI

FRI-SUN Final weekend for exhibit on the WWI period, 1914-1919 and its impact on America via artifacts, photographs, voices, interactives and multimedia shows telling tales of People, each legendary and unsung, throughout this turbulent time, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. by way of Sunday, Museum of Historical past & Business (MOHAI), 860 Terry Ave. N., Seattle; $15.95-$19.95, ages 14 and youthful free (206-324-1126 or mohai.org/).

Valentine’s Day, Issaquah Historical past Museums

SUN Valentine’s Day card show, youngsters beautify playing cards and cookies, Issaquah Valley Trolley rides, 11 a.m.-Three p.m. Sunday, Issaquah Depot Museum, 78 First Ave. N.E., Issaquah; $6-$Eight (issaquahhistory.org).

Black Historical past Month Kick-Off Celebration, Bainbridge Island Museum of Artwork

SUN Movie and dance efficiency, 2:30-Four p.m., opening reception for “Identities: Past, Present & Future,” on show by way of Feb. 24, with artist introductions, gospel choir efficiency, Four-7 p.m. Sunday, Bainbridge Island Museum of Artwork, 550 Winslow Method E., Bainbridge; free (206-842-4451 or biartmuseum.org/).

Jacob Lawrence Gallery 25th Anniversary Celebration

PLAN AHEAD DJ units, ball pit, cocktails, 7 p.m. Feb. 16, Jacob Lawrence Gallery, College of Washington, Seattle; $5-$30 (brownpapertickets.com/occasion/4053935).

Park occasions

Hen Focus: Raptors

SAT Stroll within the park to search for and study hawks, falcons and eagles, binoculars offered, for adults and ages 10 and older, Eight p.m. Saturday, Seward Park Audubon Middle, 5902 Lake Washington Boulevard S., Seattle; $5, preregister (206-652-2444 or sewardpark.audubon.org/occasions/packages).

Forest Bathing, North Creek Forest

SAT Contemplative half mile stroll providing research-based therapeutic and wellness, for ages 15+, 10 a.m. Saturday, North Creek Forest, 10654 N.E. 204th Pl., Bothell; free, preregister (friendsnorthcreekforest.org).

SAM Kids Saturdays, Olympic Sculpture Park

SAT Artwork actions, story time, study concerning the setting, park excursions, youngsters create a car with bins for indoor “drive-in movie,” 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday, Olympic Sculpture Park, Broad Road and Elliott Avenue, Seattle; free (seattleartmuseum.org/kidssaturdays).

Journey hike

SUN Be a part of a naturalist for two-mile hike alongside Rattlesnake and Christmas Lakes trails, for adults and ages 7 and older, 1:30 p.m. Sunday, Cedar River Watershed Schooling Middle, 19901 Cedar Falls Street S.E., North Bend; free, preregister (206-733-9421 or seattle.gov/util/crwec).

Household Salamander Stroll

PLAN AHEAD Search underneath logs and within the pond for the park’s three varieties of salamanders, 2 p.m. Feb. 16, Camp Lengthy, 5200 35th Ave. S.W., Seattle; $5 preregister (206-684-7434 or seattle.gov/parks).

Watershed Winter Uncover Stroll

PLAN AHEAD Be a part of a naturalist for one-mile stroll with actions for all ages, then take a look at nature utilizing microscopes, for all ages, 1:30 p.m. Feb. 17, Cedar River Watershed Schooling Middle, 19901 Cedar Falls Street S.E., North Bend; free, preregister (206-733-9421 or seattle.gov/util/crwec).


Marine Corps All-Star Jazz Band

FRI Ballard Excessive Jazz Band 1, Marine Corps All-Star Jazz Band efficiency, 7 p.m. Friday, Ballard Excessive Faculty, 1418 N.W. 65th St., Seattle; free (ballardperformingarts.org).

Gross sales/Purchasing

Again Bar Flea Market

FRI Artists, makers, designers, classic, Four-Eight p.m. Friday, The Crocodile, 2200 Second Ave., Seattle (fb.com/backbarfleamarket).

Valentine’s Day Trunk Present

FRI Collections by six jewellery designers, 5-7:30 p.m., 5 p.m. Friday, Danaca Design, 5619 College Means, Seattle (wp.danacadesign.com).

Associates of Snoqualmie Library E-book Sale

FRI-MON Giant number of donated, gently used grownup and youngsters’s books, CDs and DVDs at nice costs; proceeds help library packages; 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Friday, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday, 10 a.m.-9 p.m. Monday, Snoqualmie Library, 38580 S.E. River St., Snoqualmie (425-888-1223 or kcls.org).

Tractor Tavern Makers Market

SUN Artists, makers, collectors, classic, designers, ages 21+ solely, 11 a.m.-Four p.m. Sunday, The Tractor, 5213 Ballard Ave. N.W., Seattle (fb.com/occasions/541758736253942/).

Particular curiosity

Neighborhood Appreciation Day, Magnolia

FRI Community gathering, cookies, punch, espresso, 1-Three p.m. Friday, Magnolia Community Middle, 2550 34th Ave. W., Seattle (206-386-4235).

Neighborhood Day, Excessive Level

SAT Packages, demonstrations, arts and crafts actions for all ages, snacks, 10 a.m.-noon Saturday, Excessive Level Community Middle and Subject, 6920 34th Ave. S.W., Seattle (206-684-7422).

Renata Lubinsky: “Around Seattle in 80 Dates”

SUN Native writer’s memoir, a lady in her forties finds herself out of the blue single after 32 years with the identical man, then conquering the web courting world by scheduling three or 4 dates a day for a number of years earlier than falling in love once more and getting married, 2 p.m. Sunday, Stroum Jewish Community Middle, 3801 E. Mercer Means, Mercer Island; $Eight-$20 (206-232-7115 or sjcc.org/arts-ideas/talks/).

Tales of the Northwest’s Rumrunning Previous

MON Tales of native Prohibition lore; seating restricted, meals and drinks obtainable, Eight p.m. Monday, Smith Tower, 506 Second Ave., Seattle; $20 (smithtower.com).

Seattle Middle Winter Health

WED Open to all; mild yoga, 7-Eight a.m. and seven:30-Eight:30 p.m. Wednesdays, convey a mat; Zumba dance celebration, 6-7 p.m.; Mediation and Rest class, 6-7 p.m. Wednesdays, Seattle Middle Armory, Seattle; free (seattlecenter.com/health/).

Smith Tower Sweetheart Particular

ONGOING Admission for 2, Veuve Champagne toast, by way of February, $50; 10 a.m.-midnight Thursdays-Saturdays, 10 a.m.-11 p.m. Sundays and Tuesday-Wednesday; closing Three p.m. Feb. 21, Smith Tower, 506 Second Ave., Seattle; common admission $14.40-$20 (206-624-0414 or smithtower.com).

27th Annual Ladies of Knowledge Convention

PLAN AHEAD Theme: Spark our Artistic Hearth: Dance in our Energy & Magnificence; group actions, workshops, banquet, Feb. 15-17, North Seattle School, 9600 School Approach N., Seattle; $70-$250 (womenofwisdom.org/2019conferenceschedule.html).

Journey occasions

Journey seminars

SAT Eye on Zimbabwe, 10 a.m. Saturday, Savvy Traveler, 112 Fifth Ave. S., Edmonds; free, reservations required (425-744-6076 or savvytravelerstore.com).


Seabreeze Strolling Pageant

PLAN AHEAD Walks of varied lengths at places in and round Ocean Shores, Feb. 16-18 (esva.on-line/).


“Letting It Go, Letting It Grow”

PLAN AHEAD How you can make clear values, get organized, clear and downsize; audio system, reveals, lunch, 9:30 a.m. Feb. 16, Our Woman of Guadalupe Church Corridor, 7000 35th Ave. S.W., Seattle; $10 recommended donation; preregister (206-935-0358 or 206-786-2579).