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Community events for the weekend of Jan. 4-5, 2014, include Bainbridge Island Japanese American Mochi Tsuki, Archaeology Day at the Burke Museum and a chance to learn Bollywood dances at the Kirkland Library.
Bainbridge Island Japanese American Mochi Tsuki
Bainbridge Island Japanese American Community welcomes everyone to the 25th annual community celebration, the centuries-old tradition of steaming rice over an open fire, then pounding it into mochi dough that’s made into small cakes; with history display, tours of IslandWood campus, 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Sunday; taiko drumming performances, 12:20, 1:20 and 2:20 p.m., IslandWood, 4450 Blakely Ave. N.E., Bainbridge Island; no pets allowed; free, donations welcome (www.bijac.org ).
Archaeology Day: Try the ancient hunting skill of atlatl throwing, talk with Roman re-enactors about what life was like for warriors in ancient Rome, learn about shipwrecks in Lake Union, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday, Burke Museum of Natural History and Culture, University of Washington, Seattle; $7.50-$10 (206-543-5590 or www.burkemuseum.org/events ).
Bollywood dance: Learn from Dance with Bollywood Seattle, 2 p.m. Saturday, Kirkland Library, 308 Kirkland Ave., Kirkland; free (425-822-2459 or www.kcls.org/fitness).
Woodland Park Zoo Wildlights: Winter holiday lights festival with wild animals and wild places light displays, reindeer, carousel, 5:30-8:30 p.m. Saturday, Woodland Park Zoo, 5500 Phinney Ave. N., Seattle; $6.50-$9.50 (206-548-2500 or www.zoo.org/wildlights ).
Winterfest Ice Rink: Indoor ice skating, skate rental included, 11 a.m.-10 p.m. Saturday, 11 a.m.-8 p.m. Sunday, Fisher Pavilion, Seattle Center, Seattle; $2-$7, cash only; free for spectators (206-684-7200 or www.seattlecenter.com/winterfest ).
Seattle Art Museum: Last weekend for exhibit “Peru: Kingdoms of the Sun and Moon,” 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday-Sunday, Seattle Art Museum, 1300 First Ave., Seattle; $12.50-$19.50 ages 12 and younger free (206-654-3100 or www.seattleartmuseum.org ).
Puyallup Home and Garden Show: Home and garden exhibits and vendors, antique display, display garden, lecture by Ciscoe Morris (1 p.m. Sunday), home building, decorating and remodeling, 10 a.m.-7 p.m. Saturday, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Sunday, Washington State Fair Events Center, 110 Ninth Ave. S.W., Puyallup; $8 (253-874-8711 or www.puyalluphomeshow.net ).
First Sunday Juggling: Drop-in, all-ages juggling for beginners or experienced jugglers, bring your own juggling implements or borrow on-site, 7 p.m. Sunday, Bainbridge Performing Arts Center, 200 Madison Ave. N., Bainbridge Island; free (206-842-8569 or www.bainbridgeperformingarts.org ).
Madeline McKenzie: firstname.lastname@example.org.