Super Bowl at libraries, Lunar New Year | Community Corner
Community events for the weekend of Feb. 1-2, 2014, include Lunar New Year celebrations and Super Bowl viewing parties at the central branch of the Seattle Public Library and the Bothell branch of the King Count Library System.
Lunar New Year Celebration
To honor the year of the horse, arts and crafts activities; traditional lion dance, 10 a.m.; multicultural entertainment, including Pan-Asian story theater group, Natya Dance Theatre, tae kwon do demonstration, Chinese Orchestra, 10:30 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday, Macy’s Court, Westfield Southcenter Mall, Tukwila; free (www.westfield.com/southcenter).
Snohomish GroundFrog Day: Snohomish Slew the frog arrives by fire engine to make “frognostication” on when spring will arrive in the Northwest, with kids’ crafts, jump-rope competition, music, dancing, mascots, 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturday, Snohomish Event Gazebo, 10 Ave. A, Snohomish (historicdowntownsnohomish.org).
Seward Park Audubon Center Halls of Wonder: Big-carnivore themed exhibits, crafts, scavenger hunts, self-guided nature walks, for all ages, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturdays in February; Seward Park Audubon Center, 5902 Lake Washington Blvd. S., Seattle; free (206-652-2444 or sewardpark.audubon.org ).
Spokespeople ride: Five-mile bike ride, new riders of all ages and skill levels welcome, stops at Theo’s Chocolate and Woodland Park Zoo Rose Garden, noon Saturday, Wallingford Playfield, 4219 Wallingford Ave. N., Seattle; free (www.cascade.org/node/16456 ).
Lunar New Year Celebration: Lion and dragon dances, taiko drumming, martial arts, children’s costume parade; cultural activities, calligraphy, origami, games and activities, vendors, food walk with $2 tasting menu at local restaurants, 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday, Hing Hay Park, 409 Maynard Ave. S., Seattle (www.cidbia.org).
Year of the Horse Festival: Lunar New Year with live music, performances, art-making, family tours, dress-up area, 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday, Seattle Asian Art Museum, 1400 E. Prospect St., Seattle; free museum admission (seattleartmuseum.org ).
Friends of the Library Book Sale: Used books, videos, CDs at bargain prices to benefit the library, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday, 1-5 p.m. Sunday, Covington Library, 27100 164th Ave. S.E., Covington (253-630-8761 or www.kcls.org ).
12th Librarian: The central branch of the Seattle Public Library shows the big game between the Seahawks and Broncos at 3:30 p.m. Sunday, with doors opening for seating at 2:30 p.m. The auditorium can accommodate about 275 people. 1000 Fourth Ave., Seattle (206-386-4636 or spl.org).
Watch the Super Bowl at Bothell Library: Big-screen TV in a “no-shush” zone, pregame show 3 p.m., game 3:30 p.m. Sunday, Bothell Library, 18215 98th Ave. N.E., Bothell; free (425-486-7811).
Madeline McKenzie: email@example.com.