Family Fun calendar

Fairs &Festivals

Snohomish and Island counties

Salmon Run: All day, through July 22, at 20 merchant shops in Edmonds; first stop is Nama’s Candy, 102 1/2 Fifth Ave., Edmonds. Photography, painting and other visual arts, salmon clay sculptures and more on display at galleries and other Edmonds businesses; maps of participating stores available at each stop along Main Street, Fourth and Fifth avenues;

Strawberry Harvest Festival: Live music, children’s arts and crafts, strawberry treats, animal barnyard, hay maze, children’s activities, U-pick produce, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays, June 23 and 24 and June 30 and July 1, admission $13/person, free for ages 1/under. Remlinger Farms, 32610 NE 32nd St., Carnation; 425-333-4135,

Wharfest: 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. June 23 and 24, Penn Cove waterfront wharf at Coupeville, live music, vintage boat parade and more; free admission; 360-678-5434.

Seattle and south

Leavenworth International Accordion Celebration: 9 a.m. to 7:30 p.m. Thursday, 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. Friday-Saturday, 8 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Sunday, June22 to 24, 347 Division St. and surrounding areas; accordion workshops, films, live entertainment and more; competitions open to the public; for entry details, 509-548-5807,,

Shoreline Arts Festival: 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Saturday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday, June 23 and 24, Shoreline Center, 18560 First Ave. NE, Shoreline; live performances, film festival, arts and crafts, book sale, food and more; 206-417-4645,

Skandia Folkdance Society Midsommarfest: 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. June 24, Saint Edward State Park, 14445 Juanita Drive NE, Kenmore; live music and dance performances, kids’ activities, crafts, pole-raising celebration and more; free, optional $2 donation; 206-784-7470,


Snohomish and Island counties

Lake Stickney benefit concert: 1 p.m. June 24, Normanna Lodge #3, 2725 Oakes Ave., Everett; $20 advance, $25 day of show, proceeds go to Lake Stickney Improvement Association; 206-696-5093, 425-787-3280.

Charity rummage sale: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Friday-Saturday, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday, June 22-24, 16725 Ave. W., Lynnwood; $2 to $3 per bag, proceeds benefits Clothes For Kids; 425-670-7285,

Angel Ride for Hospice: 11 a.m. registration July 14, motorcycle ride starts between 11 a.m. and 1 p.m. at Toby Magee’s, 12811 Eighth Ave. W., Everett; $20 riders’ suggested donation, $5 for passengers, registration required by July 1, proceeds go to Providence Hospice and Home Care of Snohomish County; 425-261-4766,

Special events

Snohomish and Island counties

Library brown bag discussions: Noon, first Tuesdays, ongoing, all book lovers welcome; training room in main branch, 2702 Hoyt Ave., Everett; 425-257-7638.

WWII bomber ground tours: June 22, Paine Field, 3220 100th St. SW, Everett; $10, $5 children under 12, free for WWII veterans, 425-353-2110,

Monroe psychic event: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. June 23, Wellbeing Center for Health, 211 Hill St., Monroe; free admission; 425-562-4777, 425-338-3663.

Writers’ conference: Register now for July 15-22, Fort Worden State Park, 223 Battery Way, Port Townsend; $575 for tuition, $195 to $385 for room and board; schedule is approximately 8 a.m. to beyond 7:30 p.m. daily; lectures, individual help sessions with faculty, evening readings and more; 360-385-3102, ext. 114,

Trolley tours: Guided tours of Car 55, one of six electric Interurban rail cars that provided commuter service from Alderwood Manor to Seattle and Everett from 1910 -1939. 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. second Saturdays through November, by appointment, Heritage Park, 19921 Poplar Way, Lynnwood; 425-744-6478.


Bingo: 11 a.m. first/third Mondays, Granville Grange, 9401 163rd St. NE, Granite Falls; 360-691-7867.

Everett Chess Club: 6 to 9 p.m. Tuesdays. Free tournaments/lessons, open to all ages/skill levels. Espresso Americano, Everett Public Library, main branch, 2702 Hoyt Ave.; 425-514-3209,

Horse Country Farm: 8507 Highway 92, Granite Falls; 360-691-7509, 425-335-4773, Working students learn to ride for a reduced cost in exchange for caring for horses, ages 11/older.

Meditation hour: Weekly meditation, learn techniques in a group setting, 7 p.m. Wednesdays, donations accepted, CDM Psychic Institute, 2401 Summit Ave., Everett; 425-258-1449.

Psychic and alternative health fair: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. second Saturdays, Triway Grange Hall, 3509 Seattle Hill Road, Mill Creek; psychic readings, reflexology treatments, iridologist, metaphysical healers, gifts, artwork, learn about Reiki, free admission, costs for readings and products; 425-338-3663.

Senior activities: Card games, computer classes, musical entertainment, art classes and more, Northshore Senior Center, 10201 E. Riverside Drive, Bothell; 425-487-2441,

Snohomish County Mycological Society: Meetings 7:30 p.m. second Wednesdays, Baker Heights Community Center, 14th and Poplar streets, Everett; also arranges field trips, shows, classes and more;

South County Senior Center: 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. Wednesdays, 220 Railroad Ave., Edmonds; drop-in watercolor sessions; donations suggested.

Stanwood Camano Community and Senior Center: Lunch at noon Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays. All events take place at 606 Arrowhead Road, Camano Island, and are open to youths and adults: Ceramics, driftwood sculpture, sewing, jewelry making; watercolor and drawing; aerobics and yoga, fitness classes, tai chi; beginners’ Spanish; line dancing, wellness teas, safety driving, craft shows, board and card games, rummage sales and more; caregivers support 1:30 p.m. third Thursdays, Colleen, 360-629-7403 ext.116.

Seattle and beyond

Golden Age of Radio salute: 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. June 22 and 23, Bellevue Coast Hotel, 625 116th Ave. NE, Bellevue; 206-542-6231, for cost and other details.

Rat City Rollergirls: Doors 4:30, event 5:30 p.m. June 23, WaMu Theatre, Qwest Field, 800 Occidental Ave. S., Seattle; VIP $20, regular $15, $8 juniors; 206-628-0888,

The Battle of Port Gamble: Hours, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. June 23, with battles at 11 a.m. and 3 p.m.; 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. June 24, with battles at 11 a.m. and 2 p.m.; admission $7, $5 ages 6 to 18, $20 families of 3/more, free for ages 6/under, discounts for military personnel with ID; Port Gamble, 4 miles west of Highway 104, after Kingston Ferry dock;,

Camlann Village spring programs: Noon to 5 p.m. June 23 and 24, June 30 to July 1, tours through historical portrayals of medieval life; Camlann Medieval Village, 10320 Kelly Road NE, Carnation; $3 per person for two-hour tours, extra costs for food, reservations required for groups of 8 or more for dining; 425-788-8624,


Tea ceremonies: Saturdays, ongoing, Shoseian Teahouse, $10 to participate, free to observe; Wednesdays and Sundays $10 participants, no observing;


Snohomish and Island counties

Marysville community theater playhouse project: Anyone interested in joining a committee to develop a building fund for local theater projects, call Leslie, 425-268-5285.

Summer workshops: Movement/dance, noon to 2 p.m. June 23 and 30, $25 total, and prop making/set painting, noon to about 4 p.m. Saturdays, July 7 to 28, $25 for series; registration required; Whidbey Playhouse, 730 SE Midway Blvd., Oak Harbor; 360-679-2237,

“A Chorus Line” auditions: 2 p.m. June 23, 7 p.m. June 24, Whidbey Playhouse, 730 SE Midway Blvd., Oak Harbor; parts for men and women ages 17/older, most roles involve singing and dancing; pick a song to sing and do cold script readings; shows Sept. 14 to Oct. 6; 360-679-2237,

Northwest Savoyards auditions for “H.M.S. Pinafore,” “Trial by Jury”: Callbacks 2 to 5 p.m. June 24, Trinity Episcopal Church, 2301 Hoyt Ave., Everett; 425-303-8902 or e-mail for appointments and details.

“The Jungle Book” children’s theater auditions: 4 p.m. June 25, Everett Theatre, 2911 Colby Ave., Everett; Missoula Children’s Theatre seeks to cast local actors and actresses for two June 30 shows at Everett Theatre; 425-258-6766,,

Dance audition: Noon to 1 p.m. June 30, Movement Arts, 3502 204th St. NE, Arlington; for ages 18/older with previous ballet, jazz or modern dance experience; photos and short biographies of experience are welcome; 360-435-7193, e-mail

Camwood Players’ “The Butler Did It” auditions: 7 to 9 p.m. June 30, Stanwood Library, 9701 271st St. NW, Stanwood; parts for five women and five men, ages 20 to 60s; 425-290-2954,

Pianist sought: For “Into the Woods Jr.” rehearsals 6:30 p.m. five days a week through June and July, and shows Aug. 3-12, Whidbey Playhouse, 730 Midway Blvd., Oak Harbor; 360-679-2237,

Seattle and beyond

5th Avenue Theatre auditions, “Into the Woods,” “Cabaret” and “Mame”: By appointment only, through June 24, for principal actor, singer or ensemble parts, call 206-625-1418, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. for appointments; bring resume and headshot; these will not be returned; 5th Avenue Theatre, 1308 Fifth Ave., Seattle;

Zoos and Wildlife

Snohomish and Island counties

Forest Park Animal Farm: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. daily, through Aug. 19, 802 E. Mukilteo Blvd., Everett; free, except for guided tours which have fees and require advance registration; 425-257-8300,

Rotary Ranch Petting Zoo: 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Tuesdays through Sundays, through Aug.19, Jennings Park, 6915 Armar Road, Marysville; 360-363-8404.

Skagit County and north

The Whale Museum: 62 First St. N., Friday Harbor; 360-378-4710, Hours: 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. daily. Admission: $6, $5 ages 65/older, $3 ages 5-18 and college students with ID. To report whale sightings, 800-562-8832.

Seattle and south

Cougar Mountain Zoological Park: 19525 SE 54th St., Issaquah; 425-392-6278, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Wednesdays through Sundays, through November. $9.50, $8.50 ages 62/older, $7 ages 2-12, free ages 2/under. Seeking volunteers.

Northwest Trek Wildlife Park: 11610 Trek Drive E., Eatonville; 360-832-6117, 9:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Mondays through Fridays, 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays through June 29 and Sept. 4 through 30, 9:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. June 30 through Sept. 3. $13.50, $12.50 ages 65/older, $9 ages 5-12, $6 ages 3-4.

Point Defiance Zoo &Aquarium: 5400 N. Pearl St., Tacoma; 253-591-5337, 9:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. daily through Sept. 3, 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily Sept. 4 through 30. $10, $9 ages 65/older, $8 ages 4-12, $4 ages 3 and 4. Outdoor Zoo Cinema Series, 7 p.m. Fridays.

Seattle Aquarium: 1483 Alaskan Way, Seattle; 206-386-4300, 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily. $12.50, $8.50 ages 4-12, free age 3/under. Family Science weekend: 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sundays, “Family First Sundays” crafts and programs.

Woodland Park Zoo: 5500 Phinney Ave. N., Seattle; 206-684-4800, 9:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. daily through Sept. 30. $15 ages 13-64, $10 ages 3-12, free ages 2/under. Events free with admission unless otherwise noted. Admission includes Butterflies &Blooms and Willawong Station, but Seed Sticks cost $1. Rainy Day tours, during zoo hours; walk through a tropical rain forest, enjoy the world of Australian parrots and more. North Meadow carousel hours are 9:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. daily through summer; fee is $2 after zoo admission. Maasai Journey Summer Experience programs, including African Savanna Discovery Box, ongoing during zoo hours, Savanna Safari, 11 a.m. daily, African Village story telling, noon daily, and village tours, 4 p.m. daily; all through Sept. 30. 2 p.m. Mondays, “All Birds, Great and Small,” “Animal Contact Experience, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily, touch and learn about domestic farm animals, “Black and White Colobus,” 1:30 p.m. Fridays, through Sept. 2. Butterflies &Blooms exhibit through Sept. 30, Willawong Station bird-feeding area and Zoomazium, 9:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. daily.

Kid stuff

Snohomish and Island counties

Arlington Library: 135 N. Washington Ave., Arlington; 360-435-3033. Hours: 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. Mondays-Thursdays, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays, 1 to 5 p.m. Sundays.

* Detective science, 2 p.m. June 23.

* “What it took to be a Mummy” event, for ages 6/older, 2 p.m. June 28.

Brier Library: 23303 Brier Road, Brier; 425-483-0888. Hours: Noon to 8 p.m. Mondays-Wednesdays, noon to 6 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays, closed Thursdays and Sundays.

* Rhyme time with Nancy Stewart, 11 a.m. June 22.

* Summer reading kickoff with Tim Noah, 4 p.m. June 26.

Darrington Library: 1005 Cascade St., Darrington; 360-436-1600. Hours: 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. Mondays-Wednesdays, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Thursdays-Saturdays.

* A Whodunit! for ages 6/older, 2 p.m. June 26.

Edmonds Library: 650 Main St., Edmonds; 425-771-1933. Hours: 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. Mondays-Thursdays, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Fridays, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturdays, 1 to 5 p.m. Sundays.

* Summer reading kick off, for ages 5/older, 2 p.m. June 27.

Everett Dance Theatre: 7207 Evergreen Way, Suite K, Everett; 425-348-5955,

* Summer dance camps, 9:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. Mondays-Thursdays, July 16-19 and 23-26, July 30-Aug. 2, Aug. 6-9, various themes, ballet, tap, jazz, hip hop and other styles; for ages 4 to 12; $95/week for camps; discounts for multiple students from same family and multiple camps attended.

* Summer classes, June 25 to Aug. 18; ballet, tap, jazz, hip hop and other types for ages 3 to adult; call for prices.

Everett Public Library: All events are free and take place at the library locations, unless otherwise noted. Some require registration. Main branch, 2702 Hoyt Ave., 425-257-8030; Evergreen branch, 9512 Evergreen Way, 425-257-8250.

* Drop-in playgroup for preschoolers, babies and toddlers, 10 a.m. to noon Fridays, Evergreen branch.

* Magic show: 1 p.m. June 23, Evergreen branch, 3:30 p.m. June 23, main branch, all ages invited; free, but advance ticket pick-up required; 425-257-8030.

Main Street Books: 110 E. Main St., Monroe; 360-794-2976,

* Free summer reading program: June 23 to Aug. 25, for ages 4 to 14. Sign up begins June 23.

Marysville Library: 6120 Grove St., Marysville; 360-658-5000. Hours: 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. Mondays-Thursdays, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Fridays, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturdays, 1 to 5 p.m. Sundays.

* Puppets Please Marionettes, 11 a.m. June 23.

* Twos are Terrific! story and play time, 11:15 a.m. Mondays, June 25 to July 9.

* “What it took to be a Mummy” event, for ages 6/older, 11 a.m. June 26.

Monroe Library: 1070 Village Way, Monroe; 360-794-7851. Hours: 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. Mondays-Thursdays, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays.

*”Who Stole the Queen of Hearts’ Tarts? ” interactive mystery, 3 and 7 p.m. June 25.

* Book babies story and play time, 10:30 a.m. Thursdays through June 26.

Mountlake Terrace Library: 23300 58th Ave. W., Mountlake Terrace; 425-776-8722. Hours: 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. Mondays-Thursdays, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays.

* Reading magic, 7 p.m. June 28.

* Summer family story times, 10 a.m. Thursdays through June 28.

Mukilteo Library: 4675 Harbour Pointe Blvd., Mukilteo; 425-493-8202. Hours: 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. Mondays-Thursdays, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Fridays, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturdays, 1 to 5 p.m. Sundays.

* Summer reading kickoff, 4 p.m. June 27.

Stanwood Library: 9701 271st St. NW, Stanwood; 360-629-3132. Hours: 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. Mondays-Thursdays, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays, closed Sundays.

*Solve a mystery with Mad Science, 11 a.m. June 23.

* A Whodunit! for ages 6/older, 11 a.m. June 28.

Sultan Library: 319 Main St., Suite 100, Sultan; 360-793-1695. Hours: 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. Mondays-Thursdays, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays, closed Sundays.

* Reading magic, summer kickoff, 6:30 p.m. June 27.

* Book babies play time, 10:30 a.m. Thursdays through June 28.

University Bookstore: Mill Creek Town Center, Bothell-Everett Highway and 153rd St. SE, Mill Creek; 425-385-3530.

*Story time,11 a.m. Thursdays and Saturdays.

Seattle and beyond

Barnes &Noble events: 18025 Garden Way NE, Woodinville; 425-398-1990.

* Story times, 11 a.m. Wednesdays and Saturdays.

Pacific Science Center: 200 Second Ave. N., Seattle; 206-443-2001, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesdays-Fridays, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays. Regular exhibits admission: $10, $8.50 ages 65/older; $7, ages 3-12. $5 laser light shows Thursdays; $7.50 laser light shows Fridays and Saturdays. Events included with admission unless otherwise noted.

Soundbridge: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesdays -Sundays, 200 University St., Seattle; 206-336-6600; $7, $5 kids. Seattle Symphony Music Discovery Center has exhibits, classes and chances to meet musicians. Costs vary; reservations required.

* Daily musical storytelling for ages 3 to 9, free with Soundbridge admission; registration required for groups of four or more, limit is 30 children plus their escorts.

The Children’s Museum: Seattle Center, 305 Harrison St., Seattle. Hours: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Mondays-Fridays, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays. Admission: $7.50, $6.50 over age 55, $6 groups of 10 or more; 206-441-1768,

* Story time, 11 a.m. Mondays and Wednesdays; “Reading for Success” 11:30 a.m. second Mondays.

Public dances

Snohomish and Island counties

Barn dance: 2-step lessons 7:30 p.m., dances at 8 p.m., third Saturdays, Monroe Eagles Club, 114 N. Lewis St., Monroe; free; 360-794-8155.

Camano Junction plays Senior Center: 7 to 10 p.m. June 22, Camano Island Senior Center, 606 Arrowhead Road, Camano Island; $5; last dance until September, 360-387-0222.

Dance with live bands: 1 to 3 p.m. Fridays, South County Senior Center, 220 Railroad Ave., Edmonds; enjoy music for foxtrot, swing, waltz and more; $3 to $4 suggested donations, no partners necessary; 425-774-5555.

Dances and lessons: 9 p.m. to 1 a.m. first and third Saturdays, open dance nights, variety of music, prizes and refreshments, Laurelwood Reception Hall and Events Center, 123 N. Blakeley St., Monroe; $5; lessons of various dance styles, $55/person; 360-794-8317.

Everett Senior Swingers square dances: 1 to 3 p.m. Fridays, Everett Senior Center, 3025 Lombard Ave., Everett; 425-257-8780 or 425-334-2919.

Folk dance: Skandia Folkdance Society, 7:30 to 8:30 p.m. lesson, 8:30 to11:30 p.m. dance, first and third Fridays, Cedar Valley Grange, 20526 52nd Ave. W., Lynnwood; $9, $7 members; 206-784-7470,

Folk dance: Sno-King International Folk Dance Club, 7:30 p.m. Saturdays, $5, $3/members unless otherwise noted. Cedar Valley Grange, 20526 52nd Ave. W., Lynnwood; 425-454-6529, 425-889-0541. June 23, Tanac Po Licki, a Croatian circle dance.

Line dancing: 2 p.m. first, second and fourth Wednesdays, $6. Ken Baxter Senior Center, 514 Delta Ave., Marysville; 360-651-2555.

Scottish country dancing: No partner needed, Wednesdays, Rosehill Community Center, 304 Lincoln Ave., Mukilteo; 425-438-8977.

Seattle Western Swing Music Society: 2 to 6 p.m. second Sundays, Normanna Hall Lodge # 3, 2725 Oakes Ave., Everett; 425-357-9210. Music, dancing and food available, no cover.

Square dancing: 7:30 to 10:30 p.m. first and third Saturdays, Happy Hoppers Square Dance Club holds mainstream dances, Stillaguamish Senior Center, 18038 Smokey Point Blvd., Arlington. Guest callers. Hearing enhancement available; 360-435-4594.

Square dancing with Fern Bluff Squares: 7 to 9:30 p.m. second Saturdays, Fern Bluff Grange, corner of U.S. 2 and Cascade View Drive, Sultan; Stephen Cole calling. Hearing enhancement available; 360-793-2848.

Tango lessons: With Ina and Jon Howe, 6 p.m. Wednesdays, 1 p.m. Saturdays, small donation, Everett Senior Activity Center, 3025 Lombard Ave., Everett; 425-257-8780.

Veterans of Foreign Wars Wednesday dances: 6 to 7:30 p.m. dinner, $5, free lessons 5:30 p.m., music and dancing 7 to 10 p.m., various styles, provided by Eddy Fukano Band; Everett VFW building, 2711 Oakes Ave., Everett; year-round.

Whirlybirds Square Dance Club: Dances 7:30 p.m. third Saturdays; lessons 7:30 p.m. Thursdays. Hearing enhancement available, The Hayloft, 15320 35th Ave., Lynnwood; 425-745-1228, 425-513-1349.

Seattle and beyond

Ballroom dance: 1 to 3 p.m. Wednesdays, dancing with a live band, $4, Northshore Senior Center, 10201 E. Riverside Drive, Bothell; 425-487-2441.

Century Ballroom: Salsa lessons, various times/prices, Thursdays/first Fridays/Saturdays; swing lessons 9 p.m. Sundays and Wednesdays, various prices; tango lessons Tuesdays/second Fridays, various times/prices; 915 E. Pine St., Seattle; 206-324-7263,

Folk dancing: 7:30 p.m. lessons, 8 to 11 p.m. dancing to live music, second Saturdays, but June 30, Swedish Cultural Center, 1920 Dexter Ave. N., Seattle; no experience nor partner necessary, shoes with low heels and closed toes advised, donation requested.

Midsommarfest: 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. June 24, Skandia Folkdance Society, free; 206-784-7470, Features music and dance performances, children’s activities, crafts, pole-raising ceremony, food and more; Saint Edward State Park, 14445 Juanita Drive NE, Kenmore.

Nordic folk dancing: 7 to 8:45 p.m. Tuesdays and Wednedays, Nordic Heritage Museum, 3014 NW 67th St., Seattle; $40 for series, no partner required;, or Stina, 206-789-5707, ext. 19.

Square dancing: 7:30 to 9:30 p.m. Wednesdays, Freewheelers Square Dance Club, beginning lessons for singles and couples; 7 to 10 p.m. first/third Sundays, mainstream dances for singles and couples. Richmond Masonic Center, N. 185th and Linden Ave. N., Shoreline; 425-337-5441, 425-514-0527, 425-673-0858.

Washington Dance Club: 8 to 9 p.m. Friday workshops, ballroom dancers’ lessons and activities, private lessons $45; Avalon Ballroom, 1017 Stewart St., Seattle, $10/person; 206-628-8939, Club Tango, first Saturdays, ongoing, 8 p.m. beginners’ lessons, 9 p.m. live music, 11 p.m. to 1 a.m. recorded music; $10 regular lessons, $10 Milonga lessons, $15 for both; 206-354-5266 for details. Ballroom dancing 9 to 11:30 p.m. Fridays, 7 to 9:30 p.m. Sundays.

West Coast swing dancing: 7 p.m. beginners’ lessons, 8 to 11 p.m. dances, Thursdays, 6620 NE 181st St., Kenmore; lessons and dances, $15, dances only, $7;

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