February 2018

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10:30am
Lake Forest Park

Kaleidoscope Play & Learn

February 1, 2018 - 10:30am

Lake Forest Park

Join other parents, gradparents, and caregivers with children ages birth to 5 in front of the stage for art, games, and conversation, sponsored and led by the Shoreline Family Support Center.

 
 
5:30pm
Lake Forest Park

Spanish Conversation

February 1, 2018 - 5:30pm

Lake Forest Park

Hola! Join advanced-to-beginning Spanish speakers for friendly, casual conversation.

 
 
7:00pm
Lake Forest Park

Don Stuart - Final Adjournment

February 1, 2018 - 7:00pm

Lake Forest Park

The scenic campus of the Washington state capitol is outwardly calm, but the Legislature is in session and no one better understands the turmoil that swirls beneath the surface than professional lobbyist Sandy Dalton.

 
 
7:00pm
Ravenna

John Lundin - Early Skiing on Snoqualmie Pass

February 1, 2018 - 7:00pm

Ravenna

Relive the exciting early days of skiing when Snoqualmie Pass was the epicenter of the sport.

Ski jumping tournaments attracted world-class competitors to Cle Elum, Beaver Lake on the Summit and the Milwaukee Ski Bowl. The Mountaineers' twenty-mile race from Snoqualmie to Stampede Pass, dubbed "the world's longest and hardest race," was a pinnacle of cross-country skiing.

 
 
7:00pm
Seward Park

Ingrid Walker - High

February 1, 2018 - 7:00pm

Seward Park

Whether drinking Red Bull, relieving chronic pain with oxycodone, or experimenting with Ecstasy, Americans participate in a culture of self-medication, using psychoactive substances to enhance or manage our moods. A "drug-free America" seems to be a fantasyland that most people don't want to inhabit.

 
 
11:00am
Ravenna

PJ Library Song & Story Time

February 2, 2018 - 11:00am

Ravenna

Join us every Friday at 11am for songs and stories with a storyteller from PJ Library! PJ Library Song & Story Times are fun, free gatherings where kids and parents enjoy singing, activities, and storytelling from the PJ Library’s wonderful Jewish-themed children’s books.  
 
 
7:30pm
Lake Forest Park

$cratch Daddy "R&B" - Live Music brought to you by Third Place Commons!

February 2, 2018 - 7:30pm

Lake Forest Park

Killer vocals singing the blues and beyond with a little blend of Motown and rock edge sure to get your blood pumping.

Thank you to Merlone Geier and our community music sponsors.

 
 
8:30am
Lake Forest Park

T'ai Chi Class

February 3, 2018 - 8:30am

Lake Forest Park

A regular class for Ta'i Chi practitioners of all ages and abilities. Everyone is welcome on a weekly or drop-in basis.

On warm days, class is held outdoors from 9 to 10 am: Virgil Flaim Park 2750 NE 125th St. (26th Ave NE), Seattle, WA 98125. For more information, email info@sam-ma.com or call 206-363-0471

 
 
10:00am
Lake Forest Park

LFP for Peace

February 3, 2018 - 10:00am

Lake Forest Park

 
 
10:00am
Lake Forest Park

Commons Art-In

February 3, 2018 - 10:00am

Lake Forest Park

Come make art at this free, drop-in creative time for drawing and painting artists - bring your friends and/or make new ones! There's no instructor, just plenty of community art-making. BYO art supplies/all levels of experience welcome! *No oil paints/solvents, please!* Look for the plastic-covered tables in the Commons.

This project is supported, in part, by a grant from 4Culture/ King County Lodging Tax. Thank you! 

 
 
11:00am
Seward Park

Special Story Time with Kerri Kokias

February 3, 2018 - 11:00am

Seward Park

Just like snowflakes, no two sisters are alike, but that doesn't mean they can't work together to make the perfect snow day! A heartwarming sibling story from the illustrator of That's Me Loving You.

 
 
11:00am
Ravenna

Saturday Morning Story Time - Julia Eckels

February 3, 2018 - 11:00am

Ravenna

Join us for singing, reading, laughing, and fun.

Every Saturday morning at 11AM. All are welcome!

 
 
7:00pm
Ravenna

Marieke Nijkamp - Before I Let Go

February 3, 2018 - 7:00pm

Ravenna

From the author of the #1 New York Times bestseller This Is Where It Ends comes another unforgettable story of loss, hope, betrayal, and the quest for truth. Best friends Corey and Kyra were inseparable in their snow-covered town of Lost Creek, Alaska. When Corey moves away, she makes Kyra promise to stay strong during the long, dark winter, and wait for her return. Just days before Corey is to return home to visit, Kyra dies. Corey is devastated--and confused. The entire Lost community speaks in hushed tones about the town's lost daughter, saying her death was meant to be.

 
 
7:30pm
Lake Forest Park

Stickshift Annie w/ Kimball & the Fugitives "Blues" - Live Music brought to you by Third Place Commons!

February 3, 2018 - 7:30pm

Lake Forest Park

Annie Eastwood’s unique sensitivity of vocals will guide you through straight ahead rockin' roadhouse, from jazz favorites to smoldering slow burners and swing tunes.

Thank you to Merlone Geier and our community music sponsors.

 
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11:00am
Lake Forest Park

Sunday Morning Wordplay

February 4, 2018 - 11:00am

Lake Forest Park

We play all kinds of word games, from Prolix and Wordsters to Fictionary and Word on the Street. Come and enjoy wordplay with other logophiles!

 
 
11:00am
Seward Park

Special Story Time & Sing-along with Laura Veirs

February 4, 2018 - 11:00am

Seward Park

Join us on Sunday, February 4th at 11am for a special storytime and sing-along with singer-songwriter Laura Veirs!

 
 
1:30pm
Lake Forest Park

Turkish Conversation

February 4, 2018 - 1:30pm

Lake Forest Park

 

Do you miss chatting with friends in your native Turkish? Do you speak Turkish as a second language and want conversation practice? Come meet new and old friends for tea or coffee, and enjoy conversation in Turkish.
We meet the First and Third Sunday of the month at Third Place Commons.

 
 
7:00pm
Ravenna

Dr. Deanna Minich - The Rainbow Diet

February 5, 2018 - 7:00pm

Ravenna

Forget about bland, colorless diet foods — now's the time to invite rainbow health into your life! In The Rainbow Diet, nutritionist and health expert, Dr. Deanna Minich, introduces a cutting-edge path to attaining physical, mental, and spiritual health through colorful whole foods and natural supplements. Drawing on over twenty years of experience in the nutrition and health fields, Dr. Minich merges ancient healing and eating practices with modern nutritional science.

 
 
7:00pm
Lake Forest Park

Irish Study & Discussion Group

February 5, 2018 - 7:00pm

Lake Forest Park

 

Join us to practice your 'cúpla focal' (couple of words) with cairde (friends). Fáilte (welcome) to beginners as well as fluent speakers. 

 
 
7:00pm
Lake Forest Park

Suzanne Ryan and Vanessa Spina

February 5, 2018 - 7:00pm

Lake Forest Park

Vanessa Spina, author and founder of Ketogenic Girl (ketogenicgirl.com), teams up with her fellow blogger/YouTuber and real-life success story Suzanne Ryan (ketokarma.com) for a dynamite evening to discuss recipes, offer encouragement, and provide expert tips on the ketogenic di
 
 
9:00am
Seward Park

Give Back - Martin Luther King, Jr. Scholarship Fund

February 6, 2018 - 9:00am

Seward Park

Third Place Books Seward Park and Raconteur are proud to support our local schools and community organizations.

On Tuesday, February 6th, Third Place Books Seward Park and Raconteur will donate 20% of your total purchase back to the Martin Luther King, Jr. Scholarship Fund. 
Just tell your bookseller or server at checkout that you're Giving Back.

Pick up a great read (or three) and help bridge the financial gap for local high school seniors determined to earn a college degree.

 
 
5:30pm
Lake Forest Park

French Conversation

February 6, 2018 - 5:30pm

Lake Forest Park

Whether you speak French fluently or as a beginner, you are welcome to join these popular weekly sessions.

 
 
7:00pm
Lake Forest Park

Jojo Moyes - Still Me

February 6, 2018 - 7:00pm

Lake Forest Park

Presentation FREE. Signing line ticket* only available with paid purchase of Still Me.
Order your copy here!   From the sensational #1 New York Times bestselling author Jojo Moyes, a new book featuring her iconic heroine of Me Before You and After You, Louisa Clark  
 
 
6:00pm
Lake Forest Park

Third Place Commons Game Night

February 7, 2018 - 6:00pm

Lake Forest Park

Join the fun with a group that meets every Wednesday evening to play a variety of board & card games. Most games last less than 90 minutes so we can enjoy a change of pace. Bring a game you like to play or a new one you want us to try out together.

Game Night convenes in the Stadler Room on the first Wednesday of the month, and at tables in the Commons the rest of the month. Come join the fun! 

 
 
7:00pm
Ravenna

Atz Kilcher - Son of a Midnight Land

February 7, 2018 - 7:00pm

Ravenna

Atz Kilcher learned many vital skills while helping his parents carve a homestead out of the Alaskan wilderness: how to work hard, think on his feet, make do, invent, and use what was on hand to accomplish whatever task was in front of him. He also learned how to lie in order to please his often volatile father and put himself in harm's way to protect his mother and younger, weaker members of the family.
 
 
7:00pm
Lake Forest Park

Leif Whittaker - My Old Man and the Mountain: A Memoir

February 7, 2018 - 7:00pm

Lake Forest Park

Finalist for the 2017 Washington State Book Award, My Old Man and the Mountain is Leif Whittaker's engaging and humorous story of what it was like to "grow up Whittaker"—the youngest son of Jim Whittaker and Dianne Roberts, in an extended family of accomplished climbers.
 
 
7:00pm
Seward Park

Reading Through It - Economics in Wonderland

February 7, 2018 - 7:00pm

Seward Park

The Seattle Review of Books, Seattle Weekly, and Third Place Books Seward Park continue our book club exploring who we are as Americans, where we're going, and how we might fix our greatest problems. Reading Through It meets on the first Wednesday of every month. Drink and food specials are available from Raconteur during book clubs, so grab a glass and join us for a lively literary discussion. Every month our selected titles are discounted 20% through the date of the book club.

 
 
10:30am
Lake Forest Park

Kaleidoscope Play & Learn

February 8, 2018 - 10:30am

Lake Forest Park

Join other parents, gradparents, and caregivers with children ages birth to 5 in front of the stage for art, games, and conversation, sponsored and led by the Shoreline Family Support Center.

 
 
5:30pm
Lake Forest Park

Spanish Conversation

February 8, 2018 - 5:30pm

Lake Forest Park

Hola! Join advanced-to-beginning Spanish speakers for friendly, casual conversation.

 
 
7:00pm
Seward Park

Erin James - Tasting Cider

February 8, 2018 - 7:00pm

Seward Park

Join us on February 8th at 7pm for an in-depth dive into Cider! Specials for cider flights and cocktails will be available from Raconteur the day of - check back later for more details!

 
 
11:00am
Ravenna

PJ Library Song & Story Time

February 9, 2018 - 11:00am

Ravenna

Join us every Friday at 11am for songs and stories with a storyteller from PJ Library! PJ Library Song & Story Times are fun, free gatherings where kids and parents enjoy singing, activities, and storytelling from the PJ Library’s wonderful Jewish-themed children’s books.  
 
 
6:00pm
Lake Forest Park

Cynthia Kadohata - Checked

February 9, 2018 - 6:00pm

Lake Forest Park

From Newbery Medalist Cynthia Kadohata comes a brilliantly realized sports novel about a hockey player who must discover who he is without the sport that defines him.

Ages 10-14

 
 
7:00pm
Ravenna

Gayle Brandeis - The Art of Misdiagnosis Andrea Jarrell - I'm the One Who Got Away

February 9, 2018 - 7:00pm

Ravenna

In this joint event, memoirists Gayle Brandeis and Andrea Jarrell will share the stories behind their recent books. Brandeis’ The Art of Misdiagnosis is the story of her mother, who disappeared shortly after the birth of Gayle’s youngest daughter, and the complicated history of mental illness that her mother experienced. Jarrell’s I’m the One Who Got Away explores another riveting mother-daughter relationship, this one about how the escape from a violent and alluring man helped forge a deep, unique, and unusual bond between Jarrell and her mother.

 
 
7:30pm
Lake Forest Park

Eric Miller & the Easy Winners "Americana" - Live Music brought to you by Third Place Commons!

February 9, 2018 - 7:30pm

Lake Forest Park

 

From Tin Pan Alley via the singer-songwriters of the 70s, this 4-piece band explores folk, blues, & rock'n'roll in their music and delivers a very danceable mix of feel-good Americana along the way. Come enjoy a little taste of something different! 

Thank you to Merlone Geier and our community music sponsors.

 
 
8:30am
Lake Forest Park

T'ai Chi Class

February 10, 2018 - 8:30am

Lake Forest Park

A regular class for Ta'i Chi practitioners of all ages and abilities. Everyone is welcome on a weekly or drop-in basis.

On warm days, class is held outdoors from 9 to 10 am: Virgil Flaim Park 2750 NE 125th St. (26th Ave NE), Seattle, WA 98125. For more information, email info@sam-ma.com or call 206-363-0471

 
 
10:00am
Lake Forest Park

LFP for Peace

February 10, 2018 - 10:00am

Lake Forest Park

 
 
11:00am
Ravenna

Saturday Morning Story Time - Ilan Speizer

February 10, 2018 - 11:00am

Ravenna

Join us for singing, reading, laughing, and fun.

Every Saturday morning at 11AM. All are welcome!

 
 
6:00pm
Lake Forest Park

Diane Sanfilippo and Robyn Youkilis

February 10, 2018 - 6:00pm

Lake Forest Park

Certified Nutrition Consultant, Balanced Bites podcast cohost, and New York Times bestselling author Diane Sanfilippo (Practical Paleo) returns to Lake Forest Park for a conversation with certified wellness expert and TV personality Robyn Youkilis (Go With Your Gut) for a short talk, Q&A, and joint book signing.
 
 
7:00pm
Seward Park

A Night of Black Women Magic & Multi-Genre Writing

February 10, 2018 - 7:00pm

Seward Park

Join us for an evening of Black Woman magic & multi-genre writing featuring Natalie Graham, Bettina Judd, Reagan Jackson and Anastacia-Renee.

 
 
7:30pm
Lake Forest Park

Climate Change "Pop Jazz" - Live Music brought to you by Third Place Commons!

February 10, 2018 - 7:30pm

Lake Forest Park

 

Four stylistically varied, cutting-edge musicians come together to blend their creative influences into a statement of musical harmony.

Thank you to Merlone Geier and our community music sponsors.

 
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11:00am
Lake Forest Park

Sunday Morning Wordplay

February 11, 2018 - 11:00am

Lake Forest Park

We play all kinds of word games, from Prolix and Wordsters to Fictionary and Word on the Street. Come and enjoy wordplay with other logophiles!

 
 
9:00am
Lake Forest Park

Mah Jongg

February 12, 2018 - 9:00am

Lake Forest Park

A day of Mah Jongg, sponsored by the Shoreline-Lake Forest Park Senior Center. Players of all skill levels welcome.

 
 
11:00am
Lake Forest Park

PJ Library Song & Story Time

February 12, 2018 - 11:00am

Lake Forest Park

Join us every Monday at 11am for songs and stories with a storyteller from PJ Library!

PJ Library Song & Story Times are fun, free gatherings where kids and parents enjoy singing, activities, and storytelling from the PJ Library’s wonderful Jewish-themed children’s books.

 
 
7:00pm
Lake Forest Park

Third Place Knitting Book Club - The Day the World Came to Town

February 12, 2018 - 7:00pm

Lake Forest Park

Join us to knit or crochet while we discuss the The Day the World Came to Town, which tells the story of over six thousand passengers whose flights were forced to land in Gander, Newfoundland, on 9/11/01, and the townspeople who stopped everything to help them.

 
 
7:00pm
Off-site

Mamrie Hart - I've Got This Round

February 12, 2018 - 7:00pm

Off-site

Join Third Place Books at Rainier Arts Center for an evening of hijinks and shenanigans with comedian and YouTube star Mamrie Hart.
 
 
7:00pm
Ravenna

Magic Monday

February 12, 2018 - 7:00pm

Ravenna

Held the second Monday of the month, each show features the Pacific Northwest's finest magicians performing feats of mystery, wonder and the bizarre. With its origins in the theaters of London and New York, Magic Monday is a cabaret of conjuring in the intimate setting of our bookstore.

 
 
5:30pm
Lake Forest Park

French Conversation

February 13, 2018 - 5:30pm

Lake Forest Park

Whether you speak French fluently or as a beginner, you are welcome to join these popular weekly sessions.

 
 
6:00pm
Lake Forest Park

Third Place Commons Game Night

February 14, 2018 - 6:00pm

Lake Forest Park

Join the fun with a group that meets every Wednesday evening to play a variety of board & card games. Most games last less than 90 minutes so we can enjoy a change of pace. Bring a game you like to play or a new one you want us to try out together.

Game Night convenes in the Stadler Room on the first Wednesday of the month, and at tables in the Commons the rest of the month. Come join the fun! 

 
 
10:30am
Lake Forest Park

Kaleidoscope Play & Learn

February 15, 2018 - 10:30am

Lake Forest Park

Join other parents, gradparents, and caregivers with children ages birth to 5 in front of the stage for art, games, and conversation, sponsored and led by the Shoreline Family Support Center.

 
 
5:30pm
Lake Forest Park

Spanish Conversation

February 15, 2018 - 5:30pm

Lake Forest Park

Hola! Join advanced-to-beginning Spanish speakers for friendly, casual conversation.

 
 
7:00pm
Ravenna

Rachel Lyon - Self-Portrait with Boy

February 15, 2018 - 7:00pm

Ravenna

Lu Rile is a relentlessly focused young photographer struggling to make ends meet. Working three jobs, responsible for her aging father, and worrying that the crumbling warehouse she lives in is being sold to developers, she is at a point of desperation. One day, in the background of a self-portrait, Lu accidentally captures on film a boy falling past her window to his death. The photograph turns out to be startlingly gorgeous, the best work of art she's ever made. It's an image that could change her life...if she lets it.

 
 
7:00pm
Lake Forest Park

Alice K. Boatwright - What Child Is This?

February 15, 2018 - 7:00pm

Lake Forest Park

Calling all Anglophiles and mystery lovers!

It's Christmas in the Cotswold village of Little Beecham... a season to celebrate with caroling, mistletoe, and mince pies.

 
 
11:00am
Ravenna

PJ Library Song & Story Time

February 16, 2018 - 11:00am

Ravenna

Join us every Friday at 11am for songs and stories with a storyteller from PJ Library! PJ Library Song & Story Times are fun, free gatherings where kids and parents enjoy singing, activities, and storytelling from the PJ Library’s wonderful Jewish-themed children’s books.  
 
 
6:00pm
Lake Forest Park

Neal Shusterman - Thunderhead

February 16, 2018 - 6:00pm

Lake Forest Park

"A rare sequel that is even better than the first book." —School Library Journal

Rowan and Citra take opposite stances on the morality of the Scythedom, putting them at odds, in the chilling sequel to the Printz Honor Book Scythe from New York Times bestseller Neal Shusterman, author of the Unwind dystology.

 
 
7:30pm
Lake Forest Park

Norman Baker - "Alt-Country/Roots" Live Music brought to you by Third Place Commons!

February 16, 2018 - 7:30pm

Lake Forest Park

 

Family-inspired folk with an alt-country twang and danceable melodies featuring the heartwarming, nostalgic tones of pedal steel, mandolin, banjo, and clarinet.

Thank you to Merlone Geier and our community music sponsors.

 
 
8:30am
Lake Forest Park

T'ai Chi Class

February 17, 2018 - 8:30am

Lake Forest Park

A regular class for Ta'i Chi practitioners of all ages and abilities. Everyone is welcome on a weekly or drop-in basis.

On warm days, class is held outdoors from 9 to 10 am: Virgil Flaim Park 2750 NE 125th St. (26th Ave NE), Seattle, WA 98125. For more information, email info@sam-ma.com or call 206-363-0471

 
 
10:00am
Lake Forest Park

LFP for Peace

February 17, 2018 - 10:00am

Lake Forest Park

 
 
11:00am
Lake Forest Park

Seattle Pen Club

February 17, 2018 - 11:00am

Lake Forest Park

The Seattle Pen Club promotes the use and collecting of fountain pens. Join us if you are curious about fountain pens or have an old one and wonder what it is.

 
 
11:00am
Seward Park

Special Story Time with Wendy Wahman

February 17, 2018 - 11:00am

Seward Park

Join us on Saturday, February 17th for a special story time & activities with local author Wendy Wahman!

 
 
11:00am
Ravenna

Saturday Morning Story Time - Eva Abrams

February 17, 2018 - 11:00am

Ravenna

Join us for singing, reading, laughing, and fun.

Every Saturday morning at 11AM. All are welcome!

 
 
6:00pm
Lake Forest Park

Holly Black - The Cruel Prince

February 17, 2018 - 6:00pm

Lake Forest Park

From #1 New York Times bestselling author Holly Black, the first book in a stunning new series about a mortal girl who finds herself caught in a web of royal faerie intrigue.   Of course I want to be like them. They're beautiful as blades forged in some divine fire. They will live forever.
 
 
7:30pm
Lake Forest Park

MachOne Jazz Orchestra "Big Band" - Live Music brought to you by Third Place Commons!

February 17, 2018 - 7:30pm

Lake Forest Park

Bellevue’s hot 17-piece variety jazz band is sure to get you on your feet, playing the gamut from popular dance to swanky swing tunes!

Thank you to Merlone Geier and our community music sponsors.

 
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11:00am
Lake Forest Park

Sunday Morning Wordplay

February 18, 2018 - 11:00am

Lake Forest Park

We play all kinds of word games, from Prolix and Wordsters to Fictionary and Word on the Street. Come and enjoy wordplay with other logophiles!

 
 
1:30pm
Lake Forest Park

Turkish Conversation

February 18, 2018 - 1:30pm

Lake Forest Park

 

Do you miss chatting with friends in your native Turkish? Do you speak Turkish as a second language and want conversation practice? Come meet new and old friends for tea or coffee, and enjoy conversation in Turkish.
We meet the First and Third Sunday of the month at Third Place Commons.

 
 
7:00pm
Seward Park

Story Time for Grown Ups!

February 18, 2018 - 7:00pm

Seward Park

Join us for stories and drinks on Sunday, February 18th! Story Time for Grown Ups happens every third Sunday here at Third Place Books Seward Park.

 
 
5:00pm
Lake Forest Park

German Conversation

February 19, 2018 - 5:00pm

Lake Forest Park

A chance for speakers of all levels to practice in a supportive atmosphere. 

Every third and fourth monday of the month.

Note


German Group Leader:Jenny Schleusner (jensch7@hotmail.com)

 
 
7:00pm
Lake Forest Park

Shirley Melis - Banged-Up Heart

February 19, 2018 - 7:00pm

Lake Forest Park

An intimate and clear-eyed account of finding love late and losing it early—and of the strength it takes to fall deeply in love a second time, be forced to relinquish that love too soon, and yet choose to love again.
 
 
7:00pm
Seward Park

Booze & Lasers - Everfair

February 19, 2018 - 7:00pm

Seward Park

Join us in a discussion on this month's book, Everfair by Nisi Shawl. Drink specials are available from Raconteur during book clubs and author readings, so grab a glass and join us for a lively literary discussion. Every month our selected titles are discounted 20% through the date of the book club. All are welcome, no purchase required. The Booze & Lasers book club meets on the third Monday of every month.

 
 
7:00pm
Ravenna

LoLS (League of Literary Snobbery : Storytime for Grownups)

February 19, 2018 - 7:00pm

Ravenna

Are you wistful for the days of your youth when adults would read out loud to you? Well, we are. Join us for Grown-Up Story Time. It’s just what it sounds like: we’re gonna read to you while you enjoy an adult beverage. Short stories, excerpts from soon-to-be-released novels, and other favorites; we might even throw in some poetry, who knows, we’re playing this by ear. We’ve even got a super-secret meeting room. Meet in the Pub. All are welcome (well, all adults). Bonus: we’ll provide the popcorn!

 
 
5:30pm
Lake Forest Park

French Conversation

February 20, 2018 - 5:30pm

Lake Forest Park

Whether you speak French fluently or as a beginner, you are welcome to join these popular weekly sessions.

 
 
7:00pm
Lake Forest Park

Ivy Anderson & Devon Angus - Alice: Memoirs of a Barbary Coast Prostitute

February 20, 2018 - 7:00pm

Lake Forest Park

Join us for a fun and revealing history of the West Coast sex trade

Winner of the 2015 California Historical Society Book Award

In 1913 the San Francisco Bulletin published a serialized, ghostwritten memoir of a prostitute who went by the moniker Alice Smith. "A Voice from the Underworld" detailed Alice's humble Midwestern upbringing and her struggle to find aboveboard work, and candidly related the harrowing events she endured after entering "the life."

 
 
7:00pm
Ravenna

Rob Lewis - The Silence of Vanishing Things

February 20, 2018 - 7:00pm

Ravenna

The Silence of Vanishing Things suggests an over reliance on scientific terminology and concepts might be quietly undermining the human ability to come to grips with the climate crisis. Through three essays and fifty four poems it calls for a shift toward a sacred, more poetic narrative to help break the silence and engage the human spirit in the fight of our times.

 
 
6:00pm
Lake Forest Park

Third Place Commons Game Night

February 21, 2018 - 6:00pm

Lake Forest Park

Join the fun with a group that meets every Wednesday evening to play a variety of board & card games. Most games last less than 90 minutes so we can enjoy a change of pace. Bring a game you like to play or a new one you want us to try out together.

Game Night convenes in the Stadler Room on the first Wednesday of the month, and at tables in the Commons the rest of the month. Come join the fun! 

 
 
5:30pm
Lake Forest Park

Spanish Conversation

February 22, 2018 - 5:30pm

Lake Forest Park

Hola! Join advanced-to-beginning Spanish speakers for friendly, casual conversation.

 
 
7:00pm
Lake Forest Park

Tony Ventrella - Here's Smiling at You

February 22, 2018 - 7:00pm

Lake Forest Park

"Learn all you can from other people, help as many people as you can, never take yourself too seriously and no matter what, keep smiling."

Seahawks sportscaster, political candidate, bookstore owner, and barber—Tony Ventrella's career has taken him to many places, and he's met some incredible people. Through heartfelt reminisces, Ventrella tells his life story with humor and candor, always coming back to the lesson that "when life throws you a curve, hit it out of the ballpark ... and smile!"

 
 
7:00pm
Ravenna

Ross McMeekin - The Hummingbirds

February 22, 2018 - 7:00pm

Ravenna

Ezra works as a live-in groundskeeper on a celebrity couple's enormous rental property in Los Angeles. When the magnetic Sybil sets her sights on Ezra and gradually lures him in, he is as conflicted as he is tempted. Then Grant, her husband, approaches Ezra with a different proposal--to monitor Sybil to see if she is having an affair--and he is faced with the formidable challenge in refusing one or the other.
 
 
7:00pm
Lake Forest Park

Haiku Northwest

February 22, 2018 - 7:00pm

Lake Forest Park

This project is supported, in part, by a grant from 4Culture/ King County Lodging Tax. Thank you! 

 
 
11:00am
Ravenna

PJ Library Song & Story Time

February 23, 2018 - 11:00am

Ravenna

Join us every Friday at 11am for songs and stories with a storyteller from PJ Library! PJ Library Song & Story Times are fun, free gatherings where kids and parents enjoy singing, activities, and storytelling from the PJ Library’s wonderful Jewish-themed children’s books.  
 
 
7:00pm
Seward Park

Andrew Becraft and Chris Malloy - Ultimate LEGO Star Wars

February 23, 2018 - 7:00pm

Seward Park

The definitive guide to the LEGO(R) Star Wars(TM) universe, showcasing the vast collection of LEGO Star Wars sets and minifigures released over the last 20 years.

 
 
7:30pm
Lake Forest Park

Alma y Azucar "Latin" - Live Music brought to you by Third Place Commons!

February 23, 2018 - 7:30pm

Lake Forest Park

Alma y Azucar return to steam up the Commons once again with an exquisite and passionate selection of Latin and jazz favorites for all. Embark on an excursion of soul, tradition, and Latin flavor!

Thank you to Merlone Geier and our community music sponsors.

 
 
8:30am
Lake Forest Park

T'ai Chi Class

February 24, 2018 - 8:30am

Lake Forest Park

A regular class for Ta'i Chi practitioners of all ages and abilities. Everyone is welcome on a weekly or drop-in basis.

On warm days, class is held outdoors from 9 to 10 am: Virgil Flaim Park 2750 NE 125th St. (26th Ave NE), Seattle, WA 98125. For more information, email info@sam-ma.com or call 206-363-0471

 
 
10:00am
Lake Forest Park

LFP for Peace

February 24, 2018 - 10:00am

Lake Forest Park

 
 
11:00am
Ravenna

Saturday Morning Story Time - Ilan Speizer

February 24, 2018 - 11:00am

Ravenna

Join us for singing, reading, laughing, and fun.

Every Saturday morning at 11AM. All are welcome!

 
 
7:00pm
Ravenna

Andrew Becraft and Chris Malloy - Ultimate Lego Star Wars

February 24, 2018 - 7:00pm

Ravenna

The definitive guide to the Lego Star Wars universe, showcasing the vast collection of Lego Star Wars sets and minifigures released over the last twenty years. This is a complete, unrivaled encyclopedia of the Lego Star Wars theme. Fans will have an all-encompassing companion to the Lego Star Wars cultural phenomenon. Produced in large format and featuring beautiful imagery, this is an indispensable guide for young fans and a stunning reference work for adults. The authors, Andrew Becraft and Chris Malloy, will be bringing demo models with them.

 
 
7:30pm
Lake Forest Park

Market St. Dixieland Jass Band "Swing Plus" - Live Music brought to you by Third Place Commons!

February 24, 2018 - 7:30pm

Lake Forest Park

 

The best in hot New Orleans style Jazz, Dixieland, 1920's songbook, and gutbucket second line Blues! 

Thank you to Merlone Geier and our community music sponsors.

 
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11:00am
Lake Forest Park

Sunday Morning Wordplay

February 25, 2018 - 11:00am

Lake Forest Park

We play all kinds of word games, from Prolix and Wordsters to Fictionary and Word on the Street. Come and enjoy wordplay with other logophiles!

 
 
7:00pm
Seward Park

Kaepernick's Reading List Book Club - I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings

February 25, 2018 - 7:00pm

Seward Park

Welcome back to Kaepernick's Reading List, a book group for curious people interested in justice and equality (a love for football is optional). Join us the last Sunday of every month in reading some of the books that inspired Colin Kaepernick to activism. We'll continue our search for insight and equity by reading and discussing I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings by Maya Angelou on Sunday, February 25th at 7pm.

You can find out more about the list here.

 
 
11:00am
Lake Forest Park

PJ Library Song & Story Time

February 26, 2018 - 11:00am

Lake Forest Park

Join us every Monday at 11am for songs and stories with a storyteller from PJ Library!

PJ Library Song & Story Times are fun, free gatherings where kids and parents enjoy singing, activities, and storytelling from the PJ Library’s wonderful Jewish-themed children’s books.

 
 
5:00pm
Lake Forest Park

German Conversation

February 26, 2018 - 5:00pm

Lake Forest Park

A chance for speakers of all levels to practice in a supportive atmosphere. 

Every third and fourth monday of the month.

Note


German Group Leader:Jenny Schleusner (jensch7@hotmail.com)

 
 
7:00pm
Lake Forest Park

TPB Literary Book Club - This Is How It Always Is

February 26, 2018 - 7:00pm

Lake Forest Park

After giving birth to four boys, Rosie and Penn decide to try once more to conceive a girl. Claude, the newest addition to their boisterous family, decides as a toddler that, when he grows up, he wants to be a girl. The family readily accepts his decision, assuming it will pass, but difficulties arise when he encounters the wider world. This big-hearted novel full of loveable characters deals with serious social issues while keeping a light tone, striking an excellent balance between humor and empathy.

 
 
7:00pm
Seward Park

Lit Wits: A Teen Book Club - The Serpent King

February 26, 2018 - 7:00pm

Seward Park

Join bookseller Avery for snacks and chats on The Serpent King by Jeff Zentner. Every month our selected title is discounted 20% through the date of the book club. Ages 13-19 recommended, no purchase required. The Lit Wits meet on the last Monday of every month.

 
 
7:00pm
Ravenna

Science on Tap

February 26, 2018 - 7:00pm

Ravenna

Science on Tap is a place where anyone can come to explore the latest ideas in science and technology in a relaxed atmosphere.

It is held every last Monday in the Vios Cafe at Third Place.

Click here for more information about Science on Tap, including upcoming speakers and topics.

 
 
7:00pm
Lake Forest Park

Irish Study & Discussion Group

February 26, 2018 - 7:00pm

Lake Forest Park

 

Join us to practice your 'cúpla focal' (couple of words) with cairde (friends). Fáilte (welcome) to beginners as well as fluent speakers. 

 
 
5:30pm
Lake Forest Park

French Conversation

February 27, 2018 - 5:30pm

Lake Forest Park

Whether you speak French fluently or as a beginner, you are welcome to join these popular weekly sessions.

 
 
7:00pm
Ravenna

Barbara Adler West and Stephen F. Adler - When I Need Your Help, I'll Let You Know

February 27, 2018 - 7:00pm

Ravenna

"When I Need Your Help, I'll Let You Know" and Other Senior Myths That Can Lead to Disaster provides a clear-eyed look at the challenges facing seniors and their caregivers in planning for the future. After enjoying a lifetime of independence, no one wants to contemplate needing help. The book encourages healthy seniors and their families to think through the consequences of their residential and healthcare decisions and arms them with the knowledge they need to proactively build a safe and stable care plan.

 
 
6:00pm
Lake Forest Park

Third Place Commons Game Night

February 28, 2018 - 6:00pm

Lake Forest Park

Join the fun with a group that meets every Wednesday evening to play a variety of board & card games. Most games last less than 90 minutes so we can enjoy a change of pace. Bring a game you like to play or a new one you want us to try out together.

Game Night convenes in the Stadler Room on the first Wednesday of the month, and at tables in the Commons the rest of the month. Come join the fun! 

 
 
7:00pm
Seward Park

Seattle7Writers' Book Club with Laurie Frankel - This Is How It Always Is

February 28, 2018 - 7:00pm

Seward Park

Join local author Laurie Frankel for a discussion about her newest book, This Is How It Always Is. Drink specials are available from Raconteur during book clubs and author readings, so grab a glass and join us for a lively literary discussion. Every month our selected titles are discounted 20% through the date of the book club. All are welcome, no purchase required.

This is how a family keeps a secret...and how that secret ends up keeping them.

This is how a family lives happily ever after...until happily ever after becomes complicated.

 
 
7:00pm
Lake Forest Park

Robin Oliveira - Winter Sisters

February 28, 2018 - 7:00pm

Lake Forest Park

From the New York Times bestselling author of My Name Is Mary Sutter comes a rich and compelling historical novel about the disappearance of two young girls after a cataclysmic blizzard, and what happens when their fate is discovered
 
 
7:00pm
Ravenna

RAVENNA - Book Club - Everything I Never Told You by Celeste Ng

February 28, 2018 - 7:00pm

Ravenna

A profoundly moving story of family, secrets, and longing, Everything I Never Told You is both a gripping page-turner and a sensitive family portrait, uncovering the ways in which mothers and daughters, fathers and sons, and husbands and wives struggle, all their lives, to understand one another.

Every last Wednesday of the month our book club meets to discuss a book and eat cookies. Each month the selected title is 20% off for all, and everyone is welcome to attend the discussion.