February 2019

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11:00am
Ravenna

PJ Library Song & Story Time

February 1, 2019 - 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

Hena Khan - Bounce Back

February 1, 2019 - 6:00pm

Lake Forest Park

From the critically acclaimed author of Amina's Voice comes the third book in an exciting middle grade series about a scrawny fourth-grader with big dreams of basketball stardom.

Zayd has a plan. He's ready to take the reins as team captain of the Gold Team.

But when an injury leaves him on the sidelines, his plans get derailed. Can Zayd learn what it means to be a leader if he's not the one calling the shots?

 
 
7:00pm
Ravenna

Courtney Peppernell with Makenzie Campbell - Pillow Thoughts II

February 1, 2019 - 7:00pm

Ravenna

Following the smash success of her best-selling book, Pillow Thoughts, Courtney Peppernell now returns with the follow-up sequel Pillow Thoughts II: Healing the Heart. Peppernell understands that healing is a process, and Pillow Thoughts II eloquently captures the time and experience that one goes through on their journey to peace through restoration. A collection of inspirational and comforting poems for anyone who is mending from a broken heart.

 
 
7:30pm
Lake Forest Park

Stickshift Annie with Kimball and the Fugitives Roadhouse "Swing" - Live Music brought to you by Third Place Commons!

February 1, 2019 - 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.

 

 
 
10:00am
Lake Forest Park

Commons Art-In

February 2, 2019 - 10:00am

Lake Forest Park

Come make art at this free, drop-in creative time for drawing and painting artists at all levels of experience. Bring your own art supplies (no oil paints/solvents, please). Look for the plastic-covered tables in the Commons.
 

 
 
11:00am
Ravenna

Saturday Morning Story Time - Julia Eckels

February 2, 2019 - 11:00am

Ravenna

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

Every Saturday morning at 11AM. All are welcome!

 
 
4:00pm
Lake Forest Park

Lauren Petrie All Ages Dance Party - Live Music brought to you by Third Place Commons!

February 2, 2019 - 4:00pm

Lake Forest Park

Popular musician Lauren Petrie brings his lively repertoire of dance-friendly tunes to Third Place Commons for an afternoon dance party you won't soon forget. Bring the whole family to this fun, all-ages event and get your boogie on!

 
 
6:00pm
Lake Forest Park

Claire Rudolf Murphy - Martin and Bobby

February 2, 2019 - 6:00pm

Lake Forest Park

Please join us in welcoming Claire Rudolf Murphy in-store to discuss the special relationship between Bobby Kennedy and Martin Luther King Jr.! After Claire's presentation, a diverse group of teen leaders will have a discussion about their own activism and share what leadership means to them and what is needed from our elected officials today. 


Martin and Bobby follows the lives, words, and final days of Martin Luther King Jr. and Robert Kennedy.
 
 
7:00pm
Ravenna

Richard Wilkinson & Kate Pickett

February 2, 2019 - 7:00pm

Ravenna

Why are people more relaxed and at ease with each other in some countries than others? Why is the American dream more of a reality in Denmark than the USA? As The Inner Level demonstrates, the answer to all these is inequality. Richard Wilkinson and Kate Pickett put inequality at the center of public debate by showing conclusively that less equal societies fare worse than more equal ones across everything from education to life expectancy.

 
 
7:00pm
Seward Park

I Can Fly Twice As High

February 2, 2019 - 7:00pm

Seward Park

A dance class in a bookstore?? That's right! I Can Fly Twice As High is a dance class (with the opportunity to learn contemporary phrase work and to create some of your own) for readers and a book club for dancers! 

 
 
7:30pm
Lake Forest Park

Silk Road Swing "Swing" - Live Music brought to you by Third Place Commons!

February 2, 2019 - 7:30pm

Lake Forest Park

Victor Horky and his pals will be performing a slew of Django Reinhardt's compositions and classic swing standards in a Gypsy style sprinkled with a few waltz/latin tunes. Featuring a special guest violinist from The Hague, Netherlands.
 

 
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11:00am
Lake Forest Park

Sunday Morning Wordplay

February 3, 2019 - 11:00am

Lake Forest Park

Join other logophiles and enjoy all kinds of word games, from Prolix and Wordsters to Fictionary and Word on the Street.  
 

 
 
1:30pm
Lake Forest Park

Turkish Conversation

February 3, 2019 - 1:30pm

Lake Forest Park

Whether Turkish is your first or second language, this is a chance to meet new and old friends for tea or coffee and enjoy conversation in Turkish.

 
 
7:00pm
Ravenna

Christina McDonald - The Night Olivia Fell

February 3, 2019 - 7:00pm

Ravenna

In the vein of Big Little Lies and Reconstructing Amelia comes an emotionally charged domestic suspense novel about a mother unraveling the truth behind how her daughter became brain dead. And pregnant. Christina McDonald weaves a suspenseful and heart-wrenching tale of hidden relationships, devastating lies, and the power of a mother's love.

 
 
9:00am
Lake Forest Park

Mah Jongg

February 4, 2019 - 9:00am

Lake Forest Park

The Shoreline-Lake Forest Park Senior Center welcomes players of all skills to a day of Mah Jongg.

 
 
7:00pm
Lake Forest Park

Irish Conversation

February 4, 2019 - 7:00pm

Lake Forest Park

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

 
 
7:00pm
Seward Park

CANCELLED - Dr. Faith Harper - Unf*ck Your Intimacy

February 4, 2019 - 7:00pm

Seward Park

***THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELLED DUE TO INCLEMENT WEATHER! WE'RE HOPING TO RESCHEDULE WITH DR. HARPER SOON...KEEP AN EYE ON OUR WEBSITE OR SUBSCRIBE TO OUR EMAIL NEWSLETTER FOR UPDATES!***

 

 
 
7:00pm
Ravenna

CANCELLED: Sadie Dupuis, with Richard Chiem and Colleen Louise Barry - Mouthguard

February 4, 2019 - 7:00pm

Ravenna

***THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELLED DUE TO INCLEMENT WEATHER! WE'RE HOPING TO RESCHEDULE WITH SADIE DUPUIS SOON...KEEP AN EYE ON OUR WEBSITE OR SUBSCRIBE TO OUR EMAIL NEWSLETTER FOR UPDATES!***

 

 
 
5:30pm
Lake Forest Park

French Conversation

February 5, 2019 - 5:30pm

Lake Forest Park

Practice your French in a relaxed and supportive environment. 
 

 
 
7:00pm
Lake Forest Park

Jane Harper - The Lost Man (in-conversation with Danya Kukafka)

February 5, 2019 - 7:00pm

Lake Forest Park

Join us for this in-conversation event with bestselling novelists Jane Harper and Danya Kukafka

Two brothers meet in the remote Australian outback when the third brother is found dead, in this stunning new standalone novel from New York Times bestseller Jane Harper

Brothers Nathan and Bub Bright meet for the first time in months at the remote fence line separating their cattle ranches in the lonely outback.

Their third brother, Cameron, lies dead at their feet.

 
 
7:00pm
Lake Forest Park

United We Care Kinship Group

February 5, 2019 - 7:00pm

Lake Forest Park

Raising the child of a friend or relative? This group is for you! Join a strength based community of peers making connections by providing support, resources, education, and friendship.

 
 
7:00pm
Seward Park

Reading Through It Book Club - We Can't Breathe

February 6, 2019 - 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. All are welcome, no purchase required.

 
 
7:00pm
Lake Forest Park

Robin LaFevers - Courting Darkness (in-conv. w/Martha Brockenbrough)

February 6, 2019 - 7:00pm

Lake Forest Park

Join us for this in-conversation event with bestselling novelists Robin LaFevers and Martha Brockenbrough
 
 
11:00am
Seward Park

PJ Library Song & Story Time

February 7, 2019 - 11:00am

Seward Park

Join us every Thursday at 11am for Song & Story Time with PJ Library! 

 
 
7:00pm
Seward Park

Andrew Knapp - Find Momo Across Europe

February 7, 2019 - 7:00pm

Seward Park

Play hide-and-seek with Momo, the bandana-wearing, head-tilting border collie who loves to tuck himself away for the stunning photographs taken by his BFF Andrew Knapp, as they travel across the pond to explore the historic cities, beautiful landscapes, and diverse cultures of nineteen European countries.

 
 
7:00pm
Ravenna

Arleen Williams - Mom's Last Move

February 7, 2019 - 7:00pm

Ravenna

Mom's Last Move is a story of motherhood, memory loss, and becoming a memoirist. Struggling to parent a high-spirited daughter, Arleen Williams learns to be a mother while caring for her own mother, who is sinking into dementia. At the same time, Williams learns to be a writer while coping with the family fallout over the pending publication of The Thirty-Ninth Victim, her first memoir.

 
 
7:00pm
Lake Forest Park

Jack Nisbet - The Dreamer and the Doctor

February 7, 2019 - 7:00pm

Lake Forest Park

In the turn-of-the-twentieth-century Northwest, the lives and passions of an American physician and her Swedish naturalist husband helped shape a territory on the cusp of change--from the author of Sources of the River and The Collector.
 
 
11:00am
Ravenna

PJ Library Song & Story Time

February 8, 2019 - 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

CANCELLED - John Kim - I Used to be a Miserable F**k

February 8, 2019 - 6:00pm

Lake Forest Park

EVENT CANCELLED. WATCH FOR NEW DATE.

The Angry Therapist who has helped thousands of men find more happiness in their relationships and more purpose in their lives now shares his insights with everyone in this powerful guide--self-help in a shotglass--covering essential topics, from vulnerability and posturing to workouts and women.
 
 
7:00pm
Ravenna

Black Jaw Literary Series

February 8, 2019 - 7:00pm

Ravenna

The Black Jaw Literary Series will occur monthly and feature readings from graduate students, faculty members, and undergraduates of the University of Washington MFA Creative Writing Program.

 
 
7:30pm
Lake Forest Park

Honkytonk Sweethearts "Rockabilly" - Live Music brought to you by Third Place Commons!

February 8, 2019 - 7:30pm

Lake Forest Park

Vintage country, 50s rock'n'roll, and a few originals to get your toes a-tappin'.

 
 
11:00am
Ravenna

Saturday Morning Story Time - Eva Abrams

February 9, 2019 - 11:00am

Ravenna

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

Every Saturday morning at 11AM. All are welcome!

 
 
2:00pm
Lake Forest Park

Inside Out Dance Company Showcase

February 9, 2019 - 2:00pm

Lake Forest Park

A forty-minute performance comprised of ten individual dance numbers in a variety of genres: ballet, tap, jazz, hip-hop, acro, and contemporary. As a performance based dance team from the Woodinville Dance Company, dancers range in age from 9-18, and all music is family-friendly. 

 
 
4:00pm
Lake Forest Park

Melody Xie Piano Recital

February 9, 2019 - 4:00pm

Lake Forest Park

Talented young musicians showing off their new skills!

 
 
6:00pm
Lake Forest Park

CANCELLED - Vanessa McGrady, Rock Needs River

February 9, 2019 - 6:00pm

Lake Forest Park

***THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELLED DUE TO INCLEMENT WEATHER! WE'RE HOPING TO RESCHEDULE WITH VANESSA MCGRADY SOON...KEEP AN EYE ON OUR WEBSITE OR SUBSCRIBE TO OUR EMAIL NEWSLETTER FOR UPDATES!***  
 
 
7:30pm
Lake Forest Park

CANCELLED - Breaking Blues - Live Music brought to you by Third Place Commons!

February 9, 2019 - 7:30pm

Lake Forest Park

THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELLED DUE TO INCLEMENT WEATHER.

 

This Seattle-based Blues band brings a mix of old school and contemporary blues, from rocking originals to classic favorites.

 
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11:00am
Lake Forest Park

Sunday Morning Wordplay

February 10, 2019 - 11:00am

Lake Forest Park

Join other logophiles and enjoy all kinds of word games, from Prolix and Wordsters to Fictionary and Word on the Street.  
 

 
 
6:00pm
Lake Forest Park

CANCELLED - Gloria Burgess - Pass it On

February 10, 2019 - 6:00pm

Lake Forest Park

***THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELLED DUE TO INCLEMENT WEATHER! WE'RE HOPING TO RESCHEDULE WITH GLORIA J. MCEWEN BURGESS SOON...KEEP AN EYE ON OUR WEBSITE OR SUBSCRIBE TO OUR EMAIL NEWSLETTER FOR UPDATES!***  
 
 
9:00am
Lake Forest Park

Mah Jongg

February 11, 2019 - 9:00am

Lake Forest Park

The Shoreline-Lake Forest Park Senior Center welcomes players of all skills to a day of Mah Jongg.

 
 
6:30pm
Lake Forest Park

Knitting Help and Lessons

February 11, 2019 - 6:30pm

Lake Forest Park

Come early for the Knitting Book Club to get free lessons and tips! Lessons start at 6:30pm and the book club starts at 7pm.

 
 
7:00pm
Seward Park

Canceled: African-American Writers' Alliance Poetry Reading

February 11, 2019 - 7:00pm

Seward Park

The February AAWA meeting has been canceled due to snow. Please join us in March for the next reading on March 11.

 

 
 
7:00pm
Ravenna

Magic Monday

February 11, 2019 - 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.

 
 
7:00pm
Lake Forest Park

CANCELLED - Doug Walsh - Tailwinds Past Florence

February 11, 2019 - 7:00pm

Lake Forest Park

***THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELLED DUE TO INCLEMENT WEATHER! WE'RE HOPING TO RESCHEDULE WITH DOUG WALSH SOON...KEEP AN EYE ON OUR WEBSITE OR SUBSCRIBE TO OUR EMAIL NEWSLETTER FOR UPDATES!***  
 
 
5:30pm
Lake Forest Park

French Conversation

February 12, 2019 - 5:30pm

Lake Forest Park

Practice your French in a relaxed and supportive environment. 
 

 
 
7:00pm
Ravenna

Sandra Vea - Rising Son

February 12, 2019 - 7:00pm

Ravenna

The remarkable story of a Japanese American who served in a top-secret team in World War II that coaxed Japanese Imperial soldiers from their bunkers on the front lines of the war in the Pacific.This little-known slice of history reveals how the confluence of race, war, and loyalty played out when the nation called for the service of those it judged most harshly.

 
 
7:00pm
Lake Forest Park

Transgender in Seattle

February 12, 2019 - 7:00pm

Lake Forest Park

A social support group for members of the transgender community.
 

 
 
10:30pm
Lake Forest Park

LFP Garden Club Public Meeting

February 12, 2019 - 10:30pm

Lake Forest Park

The LFP Garden Club holds its monthly business meeting at 9:30, and a public program with guest speaker at 10:30. This month, co-author of "Foiliage First" and "Fine Foliage" Karen Chapman, talks about “Creating Captivating Gardens.” 
 

 
 
7:00pm
Seward Park

Karen Treiger - My Soul is Filled with Joy

February 13, 2019 - 7:00pm

Seward Park

Sam Goldberg escaped the Treblinka Death Camp during the prisoner revolt on August 2, 1943.  Running to the woods, he met Esther, who was hiding there. For another year until liberation, they hid together in barns and in a pit in the forest. The author, married to Sam and Esther’s son, uncovers details of their wartime experiences and travels to Poland to meets the families of the Righteous Gentiles who helped them survive. The dead of Poland speak loudly from the ashes, but the living find new voices. The author listens to these voices and finds her own in the process. 

 
 
11:00am
Seward Park

PJ Library Song & Story Time

February 14, 2019 - 11:00am

Seward Park

Join us every Thursday at 11am for Song & Story Time with PJ Library! 

 
 
11:00am
Ravenna

PJ Library Song & Story Time

February 15, 2019 - 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

Dave Ellingson - Paddle Pilgrim: Kayaking the Fjords of Norway

February 15, 2019 - 6:00pm

Lake Forest Park

Paddle Pilgrim chronicles a month-long paddle adventure on the magnificent Sogne and Hardanger Fjords in Norway, where the author’s ancestors emigrated from to America in the 1850’s. 
The narrative weaves together three elements:

Paddle: daily detailed accounts of experiences on the water and in the mountains.
Ponder: reflections on those experiences and their significance.
Pictures: award-winning photographs which bring the experiences to life.

 

 
 
7:00pm
Ravenna

Brittany Ackerman, with Sarah Cannon, Cai Emmons, and Kristen Young - The Perpetual Motion Machine

February 15, 2019 - 7:00pm

Ravenna

Inspired by a brother's high school science project -- a perpetual motion machine that could save the world -- The Perpetual Motion Machine is a memoir in essays that attempts to save a sibling by depicting the visceral pain that accompanies longing for some past impossibility. The collection is a science project in its study of memory, in the calculation of the moments that make up a childhood. Joining Brittany are Cai Emmons, Sarah Cannon, and Kristen Young.

 
 
7:30pm
Lake Forest Park

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

February 15, 2019 - 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 dance tunes.

 
 
11:00am
Lake Forest Park

Seattle Pen Club

February 16, 2019 - 11:00am

Lake Forest Park

Fountain pen fans welcome all who share their hobby. More information at www.seattlepenclub.com.

 
 
11:00am
Ravenna

Saturday Morning Story Time - Julia Eckels

February 16, 2019 - 11:00am

Ravenna

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

Every Saturday morning at 11AM. All are welcome!

 
 
1:00pm
Ravenna

Marlon James - Black Leopard, Red Wolf

February 16, 2019 - 1:00pm

Ravenna

The first author in our Literary Luncheon Series this season is Marlon James, the Booker Prize-winning author of A Brief History of Seven Killings and The Book of Night Women. His newest, Black Leopard, Red Wolf, draws from African history and mythology and his own rich imagination; it is a novel unlike anything that's come before it: a saga of breathtaking adventure that's also an ambitious, involving read.

 
 
2:00pm
Seward Park

Mary Cronk Farrell - Standing Up Against Hate

February 16, 2019 - 2:00pm

Seward Park

Standing Up Against Hate tells the stories of the African American women who enlisted in the newly formed Women's Army Auxiliary Corps (WAAC) in World War II. They quickly discovered that they faced as many obstacles in the armed forces as they did in everyday life. However, they refused to back down. They interrupted careers and left family, friends, and loved ones to venture into unknown and sometimes dangerous territory.

 
 
6:00pm
Lake Forest Park

Paul Souders - Arctic Solitaire

February 16, 2019 - 6:00pm

Lake Forest Park

Photographer Paul Souders considered himself a lucky guy. He traveled the world and got paid to take pictures. Yet at age fifty he seemed an unlikely explorer. Recently married, he was leading a generally contented life as an urban homebody, ending most days with a cold martini and a home-cooked meal. So how did he find himself alone aboard a tiny boat, enduring bad weather and worse cooking, while struggling to find his way across more than a thousand miles of of Hudson Bay?
 
 
7:00pm
Seward Park

Canceled: I Can Fly Twice As High

February 16, 2019 - 7:00pm

Seward Park

The February 16 class has been canceled. Please join us March 2 at 7pm for the next workshop.

 

 
 
7:30pm
Lake Forest Park

Sophisticated Swing Band "Swing" - Live Music brought to you by Third Place Commons!

February 16, 2019 - 7:30pm

Lake Forest Park

Traditional swing from the 40s and 50s as well as contemporary tunes from the 60s to now! 

 
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11:00am
Lake Forest Park

Sunday Morning Wordplay

February 17, 2019 - 11:00am

Lake Forest Park

Join other logophiles and enjoy all kinds of word games, from Prolix and Wordsters to Fictionary and Word on the Street.  
 

 
 
1:30pm
Lake Forest Park

Turkish Conversation

February 17, 2019 - 1:30pm

Lake Forest Park

Whether Turkish is your first or second language, this is a chance to meet new and old friends for tea or coffee and enjoy conversation in Turkish.

 
 
6:00pm
Lake Forest Park

Jean Godden - Citizen Jean (in conversation with Cathy Allen)

February 17, 2019 - 6:00pm

Lake Forest Park

Seattle reporter, editor, columnist and city council member Jean Godden witnessed historic events, watched Seattle evolve into a civic and national affairs leader, met city and state movers and shakers, and became a local celebrity herself.
 
 
7:00pm
Seward Park

Story Time for Grown Ups!

February 17, 2019 - 7:00pm

Seward Park

Grab a glass and join us for stories read by community member Courtney on Sunday, February 17 at 7pm! Drink specials are available from Raconteur during the event. Story Time for Grown Ups happens every third Sunday here at Third Place Books Seward Park.

 
 
9:00am
Lake Forest Park

Mah Jongg

February 18, 2019 - 9:00am

Lake Forest Park

The Shoreline-Lake Forest Park Senior Center welcomes players of all skills to a day of Mah Jongg.

 
 
5:30pm
Lake Forest Park

German Conversation

February 18, 2019 - 5:30pm

Lake Forest Park

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

 
 
7:00pm
Seward Park

Booze & Lasers - The Long Way to a Small Angry Planet

February 18, 2019 - 7:00pm

Seward Park

Join us in a discussion on this month's book, The Long Way to a Small Angry Planet by Becky Chambers on Monday, January 21 at 7pm. 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
Lake Forest Park

Literary Book Club - The Trouble with Goats and Sheep

February 18, 2019 - 7:00pm

Lake Forest Park

Join Third Place bookseller Jane to discuss The Trouble with Goats and Sheep, a delightfully dark, unusual literary mystery that examines the secrets we keep to protect ourselves and the judgments we form about those who don't quite belong.

 
 
5:30pm
Lake Forest Park

French Conversation

February 19, 2019 - 5:30pm

Lake Forest Park

Practice your French in a relaxed and supportive environment. 
 

 
 
7:00pm
Lake Forest Park

Mark Greaney - Mission Critical

February 19, 2019 - 7:00pm

Lake Forest Park

From Mark Greaney, the New York Times bestselling author of Gunmetal Gray and a coauthor of Tom Clancy's Jack Ryan novels, comes a high-stakes thriller featuring the world's most dangerous assassin: the Gray Man.

Court Gentry's flight on a CIA transport plane is interrupted when a security team brings a hooded man aboard. They want to kick Gentry off the flight but are overruled by CIA headquarters. The mystery man is being transported to England where a joint CIA/MI6 team will interrogate him about a mole in Langley.

 
 
7:00pm
Seward Park

Mocktail Party with Kristi Coulter

February 19, 2019 - 7:00pm

Seward Park

Join us on Tuesday, February 19 at 7pm for a night of mocktails and stories with Kristi Coulter, author of Nothing Good Can Come from This.

Kristi Coulter inspired and incensed the internet when she wrote about what happened when she stopped drinking. Nothing Good Can Come from This is her debut--a frank, funny, and feminist essay collection by a keen-eyed observer no longer numbed into complacency.

 
 
7:00pm
Ravenna

Ma Kar with Kathleen Flenniken - Be-Hooved

February 20, 2019 - 7:00pm

Ravenna

Mar Ka lives in and writes from the foothills of Alaska's Chugach Mountains. Be-Hooved, her new poetry collection, creates a layered spiritual memoir of her decades in the northern wilderness. The poems inhabit her surroundings--structured along the seasons and the migration patterns of the Porcupine Caribou Herd--and are wrought with a fine and luminous language.

 
 
11:00am
Seward Park

PJ Library Song & Story Time

February 21, 2019 - 11:00am

Seward Park

Join us every Thursday at 11am for Song & Story Time with PJ Library! 

 
 
7:00pm
Lake Forest Park

Mike Gastineau - Mr. Townsend & the Polish Prince

February 21, 2019 - 7:00pm

Lake Forest Park

Mr. Townsend and the Polish Prince tells the inside story of how Townsend and Purzycki, often with no one else in their corner, built a relationship of trust that grew into a strong friendship and ultimately placed Delaware State on a path of football success unimaginable when they first teamed up. The duo used mutual respect, common sense, and no small amount of humor to withstand controversies big and small.
 
 
7:00pm
Ravenna

Lauren E. Oakes - In Search of the Canary Tree

February 21, 2019 - 7:00pm

Ravenna

Several years ago, ecologist Lauren E. Oakes set out from California for Alaska's old-growth forests to hunt for a dying tree: the yellow-cedar. With climate change as the culprit, the death of this species meant loss for many Alaskans.

 
 
11:00am
Ravenna

PJ Library Song & Story Time

February 22, 2019 - 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.  
 
 
1:00pm
Ravenna

Tara Conklin - The Last Romantics

February 22, 2019 - 1:00pm

Ravenna

The second author in our Literary Luncheon Series this season is Tara Conklin.

 
 
7:30pm
Lake Forest Park

Melarouge "Jazz" - Live Music brought to you by Third Place Commons!

February 22, 2019 - 7:30pm

Lake Forest Park

Come enjoy the rich smooth harmonies of this sizzling vocal trio performing Jazz standards with fresh arrangements. Come dance, sing and tap your toes to all your favorites.

 
 
11:00am
Ravenna

Saturday Morning Story Time - Ilan Speizer

February 23, 2019 - 11:00am

Ravenna

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

Every Saturday morning at 11AM. All are welcome!

 
 
2:00pm
Lake Forest Park

Ibrent - Music for Kids!

February 23, 2019 - 2:00pm

Lake Forest Park

Catchy, colorful, kindie pop-rock for the entire family. Gather the kiddos and come on down!

 
 
3:00pm
Ravenna

Dana Manalang - ROPOS and the Underwater Volcano

February 23, 2019 - 3:00pm

Ravenna

Whoa! An underwater volcano has just erupted! It's up to ROPOS to explore the sea floor and find out what's going on down there. Luckily, ROPOS is a robot made to travel deep into the ocean!

 
 
7:00pm
Seward Park

Bill Fletcher Jr - The Man Who Fell From the Sky

February 23, 2019 - 7:00pm

Seward Park

Join us on Saturday, February 23 at 7pm for a reading with Bill Fletcher Jr., author of The Man Who Fell From the Sky.

 
 
7:30pm
Lake Forest Park

Little Bill and the Blue Notes "Blues" Live Music brought to you by Third Place Commons!

February 23, 2019 - 7:30pm

Lake Forest Park

A Third Place Commons staple and one of the Pacific Northwest's first rhythm and blues groups. Bill and his band have been wowing audiences for decades, and they'll wow you, too!

 
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11:00am
Seward Park

Reading with Rover

February 24, 2019 - 11:00am

Seward Park

Love to read? Having trouble reading? Try reading with a friend! Join us on Sunday, February 24 at 11am at our Seward Park location for a special visit from our canine (and human) friends from Reading With Rover.

 
 
11:00am
Lake Forest Park

Sunday Morning Wordplay

February 24, 2019 - 11:00am

Lake Forest Park

Join other logophiles and enjoy all kinds of word games, from Prolix and Wordsters to Fictionary and Word on the Street.  
 

 
 
2:30pm
Lake Forest Park

Computer Q&A: Traveling with Tech

February 24, 2019 - 2:30pm

Lake Forest Park

With ultra-light laptops, 2-in-1 computers, tablets and smart phones, taking with technology with you is now common with vacationers and other travelers. However, tech outside the US can be a different experience. We will explore the differences and, together, share strategies for overseas travel with these devices to make sure they function to enhance your trip rather than drag it down.

 
 
6:00pm
Lake Forest Park

Jasper Fforde - Early Riser

February 24, 2019 - 6:00pm

Lake Forest Park

Presentation is FREE; signing line tickets available with Pre-Purchase of Early Riser from Third Place Books The new standalone novel from bestselling author Jasper Fforde

Every Winter, the human population hibernates.

 
 
7:00pm
Seward Park

Social Justice Syllabus: Borders - Land of Open Graves

February 24, 2019 - 7:00pm

Seward Park

Welcome back to the Social Justice Book Club: Borders, where we will read and discuss fiction, nonfiction, and poetry about immigration, asylum, and borders. Join us on the last Sunday of every month for insightful conversation. This meeting of Social Justice Syllabus: Borders will discuss The Land of Open Graves on Sunday, February 24 at 7pm. Every month our selected titles are discounted 20% through the date of the book club.

 
 
7:00pm
Seward Park

Maggie Stiefvater - All the Crooked Saints

February 24, 2019 - 7:00pm

Seward Park

From bestselling author Maggie Stiefvater, a gripping tale of darkness, miracles, and family.

Here is a thing everyone wants:
A miracle.

Here is a thing everyone fears:
What it takes to get one.

Any visitor to Bicho Raro, Colorado, is likely to find a landscape of dark saints, forbidden love, scientific dreams, miracle-mad owls, estranged affections, one or two orphans, and a sky full of watchful desert stars.

 
 
9:00am
Lake Forest Park

Mah Jongg

February 25, 2019 - 9:00am

Lake Forest Park

The Shoreline-Lake Forest Park Senior Center welcomes players of all skills to a day of Mah Jongg.

 
 
5:30pm
Lake Forest Park

German Conversation

February 25, 2019 - 5:30pm

Lake Forest Park

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

 
 
7:00pm
Ravenna

Science on Tap

February 25, 2019 - 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
Seward Park

Lit Wits: A Teen Book Club - Flame in the Mist

February 25, 2019 - 7:00pm

Seward Park

Join bookseller Avery for snacks and chats on Flame in the Mist by Renée Ahdieh. 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
Lake Forest Park

Dani Shapiro - Inheritance

February 25, 2019 - 7:00pm

Lake Forest Park

From the acclaimed, best-selling memoirist and novelist--"a writer of rare talent" (Cheryl Strayed)--a memoir about the staggering family secret uncovered by a genealogy test: an exploration of the urgent ethical questions surrounding fertility treatments and DNA testing, and a profound inquiry of paternity, identity, and love.

A Washington Post, Vulture, Bustle, Real Simple, PopSugar, and LitHub Most Anticipated Book of 2019

 
 
7:00pm
Lake Forest Park

Irish Conversation

February 25, 2019 - 7:00pm

Lake Forest Park

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

 
 
5:30pm
Lake Forest Park

French Conversation

February 26, 2019 - 5:30pm

Lake Forest Park

Practice your French in a relaxed and supportive environment. 
 

 
 
5:30pm
Lake Forest Park

Coloring for Adults

February 26, 2019 - 5:30pm

Lake Forest Park

Bring your own coloring supplies (crayons, pencils, books, etc.) and enjoy coloring in good company. Drop-ins welcome so come and go as you can. There's always time to color!
 

 
 
7:00pm
Seward Park

Black Lit Book Club - Heads of the Colored People: Stories

February 26, 2019 - 7:00pm

Seward Park

Welcome back to the Black Lit Book Club, hosted by Shannon Hanks-Mackey, managing editor of the Black Scholar journal. Gathering on the last Tuesday of each month, readers will explore the works of black authors from Africa and across the diaspora. This is a book club intended for black, indigenous, and other people of color (BIPOC).

 
 
7:00pm
Lake Forest Park

Katy Butler - The Art of Dying Well

February 26, 2019 - 7:00pm

Lake Forest Park

A reassuring and thoroughly researched guide to maintaining a high quality of life--from resilient old age to the first inklings of a serious illness to the final breath--by the New York Times bestselling author of Knocking on Heaven's Door.
 
 
7:00pm
Ravenna

RAVENNA - Book Club - The Best American Science and Nature Writing 2018

February 27, 2019 - 7:00pm

Ravenna

“This is one of the most exciting times in the history of science,” New York Times-bestselling author Sam Kean proclaims in his introduction to The Best American Science and Nature Writing 2018. “Things aren’t perfect by any means. But there are more scientists making more discoveries in more places about more things than ever before.” The twenty-six pieces assembled here chart the full spectrum of those discoveries.

 
 
7:00pm
Lake Forest Park

Nonfiction Book Club - October

February 27, 2019 - 7:00pm

Lake Forest Park

Join Third Place bookseller Stephen to discuss October, China Miéville's extraordinary exploration of a pivotal moment in history.

The Nonfiction Book Club is hosted by a different Third Place Books bookseller each month! Get 20% off the selected title each month.

 
 
11:00am
Seward Park

PJ Library Song & Story Time

February 28, 2019 - 11:00am

Seward Park

Join us every Thursday at 11am for Song & Story Time with PJ Library! 

 
 
7:00pm
Lake Forest Park

Haiku Northwest - CANCELED

February 28, 2019 - 7:00pm

Lake Forest Park

Haiku Northwest is an enthusiastic and friendly group of poets from around the Seattle metropolitan area who are dedicated to writing, studying, and appreciating haiku and related poetic genres in English. We meet monthly to share and critique our work, and new members are always welcome to attend.