Nordic Heritage Museum's Northern Lights Auktion

What: From bottles of rare aquavit to lavish vacation packages, the 28th Annual Northern Lights Auktion benefitting the Nordic Heritage Museum features hundreds of one-of-a-kind silent and live auction items ready to go home with the highest bidder. Many of the auction items are Scandinavian, such as rosemaled tine boxes, handcrafted furniture, art works, and even a Viking-inspired horn shot set!

Where: Grand Hyatt Hotel in downtown Seattle (721 Pine St)  read more »

Emotions Anonymous @ St. Paul’s Church

What: Join us in this 12-step group, to give and get support.

Where: St. Paul’s Church (6512 12th Ave. N.W., Room 1)

More info: 206-467-9027 or visit

Repeats every week until Sat Mar 07 2015 .
04/26/2014 - 6:00pm
05/03/2014 - 6:00pm

Cornhole Champions Cup Series 2013 @ Ballard Elks Lodge

What: The Cornhole Champions Cup is a progressive tournament that is held on three separate dates (3/16, 4/13, 5/11). Similar to NASCAR's Nextel Cup Series, points are compiled over the course of 3 separate tournaments. The player with the most points at the end of the final tournament is declared the Cornhole Cup Champion.  read more »

Elk-Ta-Gon Sumo Wrestling @ Ballard Elks Lodge

What: This year, we revive the Elk-Ta-Gon. Sumo suits will once again be-clumsy their wearers and amuse such onlookers as are wise enough to be in attendance Should you feel the call to don the Suit of Sumo and test your mettle in the Elk-Ta-Gon against another, pitted against one who is equally unprepared for the ensuing hilarity, contact the office or email This is a 21+ event.

There will be: celebrity judges, raffles, memorabilia & apparel, food, glory, refreshments, and available live streaming online video coverage  read more »

Town hall with 36th Dist. Legislators @ City University of Seattle

What: State Sen. Jeanne Kohl-Welles and state Reps. Reuven Carlyle and Gael Tarleton, D-Seattle (36th Legislative District) gather for a town hall meeting to meet with constituents to discuss issues and answer their questions about the current legislative session.

Where: City University of Seattle (Vancouver/Calgary Room), 521 Wall St., Seattle

Price: Free

Widow/Widower Information Consultation Service

What: Lost a spouse? WICS provides a supportive environment and practical assistance to widowed persons during their adjustment to the loss of a spouse by death and into their lives as single persons

Where: Landmark Retirement, social hall (5433 Leary Ave. N.W.)

More info: or 206-241-5650.

Repeats every week until Tue Mar 03 2015 .
04/29/2014 - 7:00pm
05/06/2014 - 7:00pm

A Concert of Sacred Song @ United Evangelical Free Church

What: Come and enjoy a concert of sacred song at our Vesper Service featuring Howard Nelson, retired lead baritone from Zurich Opera.

Where: United Evangelical Free Church (1420 N.W. 80th St.)

More info:

Critical Lass goes to Bike Expo Fashion Show!

What: Critical Lasses will gather at the Hub & Bespoke Fremont store at 11 a.m. That will give us plenty of time to travel to and wander around Bike Expo in Smith Cove – and still get good seats for the fashion show from 1:15 to 2 p.m. We'll regroup at 2:30 p.m. after the fashion models have finished signing autographs. Maybe they’ll even join us on our return trip back to our starting location in Fremont no later than 3:30 p.m.

Where: Hub and Bespoke (513 N 36th St)

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Earthquake Home Retrofit Classes @ Ballard Library

What: Homeowners can take steps to “mitigate” or reduce the earthquake hazard to your home. Home retrofitting is the mitigation process of bolting a wood-frame home to its foundation and providing sheer/pony wall strength. The goal is to increase a home’s structural integrity, but does no