Seahawks love at the zoo, Japanese New Year’s | Community Corner
Community events for the weekend of Jan. 12-13, 2013, include a Seahawks fan-admission discount at the Woodland Park Zoo, Archaeology at the Burke and a Japanese New Year’s celebration.
Seahawks fan-admission discount at the zoo
Go Hawks! Celebrate the Seahawks playoff game Sunday with half-price admission to the zoo for everyone wearing any Seahawks garb, 9:30 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, Woodland Park Zoo, 5500 Phinney Ave. N., Seattle; regular admission $8.75-$12.75, discount can’t be combined with other discounts or promotions (206-548-2500 or www.zoo.org).
Apple wassailing in Piper’s Orchard: Morris Dancers march to Piper’s Orchard and sing to bless the apple trees to help ensure a bountiful harvest with hot cider, hot chocolate, treats; bring your own cup and noisemakers, noon Saturday, Carkeek Park, 950 N.W. Carkeek Park Road, Seattle; free (www.pipersorchard.org).
Duwamish Longhouse and Cultural Center Anniversary: Open house, 1-4 p.m., concert by Northwest Native flutist and storyteller Paul Cheoketen Wagner, 2 p.m. Sunday, Duwamish Longhouse & Cultural Center, 4705 W. Marginal Way S.W., Seattle; free (206-431-1582 or www.duwamishtribe.org).
Famous Birds Super Saturday: Bringing birds of pop culture to life, Angry Birds, Big Bird, Seahawks, Daffy Duck and more through interactive displays and activities for all ages, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday, Seward Park Audubon Center, 5902 Lake Washington Blvd. S., Seattle; free (206-652-2444 or sewardpark.audubon.org).
Archaeology at the Burke: Learn about archaeology with touch tables of artifacts, 11 a.m.-3 p.m., guided exhibit tour, 1 p.m. Saturdays through January, Burke Museum of Natural History and Culture, 17th Avenue Northeast and Northeast 45th Street, University of Washington, Seattle; $7.50-$10 (206-543-5590 or www.burkemuseum.org).
Bellevue Ice Arena: Last weekend of the season for open-air ice-skating rink, 11 a.m.-11 p.m. Saturday, 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Sunday, Bellevue Downtown Park, 10201 N.E. Fourth St., Bellevue; $10 includes skate rental (www.magicseason.com).
Preschool Fairs: Meet representatives from 80 Eastside preschools and early-learning providers, 10 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Saturday, Bellevue College, 3000 Landerholm Circle S.E., Bellevue; information on 30 Seattle preschools, 2-4 p.m. Sunday, Mount Baker Community Club, 2811 Mount Rainier Drive S., Seattle; free (www.parentmap.com/preschool-previews).
Japanese New Year’s: Japanese drum, dance and puppet performances, craft vendors, 1-4 p.m. Sunday, Crossroads Bellevue, 15600 N.E. Eighth St., Bellevue (425-644-1111 or www.crossroadsbellevue.com).
Compiled by Madeline McKenzie.
For more community events, go to seattletimes.com/listings (search “weekend calendar”).