Marine life, quilts, motorcycles | Community Corner
Community events for the weekend of Feb. 15-16, 2014, include Octopus Week at the Seattle Aquarium, Free Day at the Wing Luke Museum of the Asian Pacific American Experience, Quilts in Bloom and Seattle International Motorcycle Show.
Octopus Week, Seattle Aquarium
Learn about the giant Pacific octopus of Puget Sound, with daily octopus feedings, talks, kids activities, 9:30 a.m.-5 p.m. daily; live octopus release under the pier with video feed, noon Saturday and Feb. 23; Seattle Aquarium, 1483 Alaskan Way, Seattle; $14.95-$21.95 (206-386-4300 or www.seattleaquarium.org).
Free Day, the Wing: Free admission for all, 10 a.m.-8 p.m. Saturday, Wing Luke Museum of the Asian Pacific American Experience, 719 S. King St., Seattle (206-623-5124 or wingluke.org).
Green Hour: Observe and explore the park, unstructured play and interaction with science-based ideas for children ages 5 and older and parents, 1 p.m. Saturday, Lewis Creek Park and Visitor Center, 5808 Lakemont Blvd. S.E., Bellevue; free (425-452-4195 or www.bellevuewa.gov/lewis_creek_park.htm).
Quilts in Bloom: Kitsap Quilters display of 200 quilts, vendors, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday, Kitsap County Fairgrounds, 1200 N.W. Fairgrounds Road, Bremerton; $5 donation (www.kitsapquilters.com ).
Harlem Globetrotters: Touring basketball family entertainment, team salutes Super Bowl Champion Seattle Seahawks and their fans by wearing special number 12 jerseys, 2 and 7 p.m. Saturday, ShoWare Center, Kent; 2 p.m. Sunday, Comcast Arena, Everett; 2 p.m. Monday, KeyArena, Seattle; $20-$125 (www.harlemglobetrotters.com).
Valentine Pet Adoption Discount: Half-price adoption fees and adoption gift certificates for dogs and cats ages 3 and older, 11 a.m.-8 p.m. Saturday, 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Sunday, Seattle Humane Society, 13212 S.E. Eastgate Way, Bellevue (425-641-0080 or seattlehumane.org).
Seattle International Motorcycle Show: Latest in gear, aftermarket products, new models, seminars, entertainment for all ages, custom bike competition, pro rider appearances, 10 a.m.-8 p.m. Saturday, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Sunday, Washington State Convention Center, 800 Convention Place, Seattle; $6-$24 (206-219-4501 or atnd.it/5733-0).
Seattle Home Show: Hundreds of home and garden displays, seminars, 10 a.m.-8 p.m. Saturday, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Sunday, noon-8 p.m. Monday through Feb. 21, 10 a.m.-8 p.m. Feb. 22, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Feb. 23, CenturyLink Field Event Center, 800 Occidental Ave. S., Seattle; $3-$12 (425-467-0960 or www.SeattleHomeShow.com ).
Family Dance: Dance for families with children under age 10 to live traditional music, no experience needed, 3 p.m. Sunday, Phinney Neighborhood Center, 6532 Phinney Ave. N., Seattle; $6-$18 (206-330-7408 or seattledance.org/family).
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