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Family Fun Run: 9 a.m. April 12. Registration opens at 8 a.m. All are welcome to run, walk or jog the 5K route. Held in conjunction with Healthy Kids Day events. Northshore YMCA, 11811 N.E. 195th St., Bothell. 425-485-9797 or www.ymcanorthshore.org.

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Special Events

Family Fun Run: 9 a.m. April 12. Registration opens at 8 a.m. All are welcome to run, walk or jog the 5K route. Held in conjunction with Healthy Kids Day events. Northshore YMCA, 11811 N.E. 195th St., Bothell. 425-485-9797 or www.ymcanorthshore.org.

Healthy Kids Day: 10 a.m.-2 p.m. April 12. Features games, snacks and activities for the whole family. Cost: Free. Northshore YMCA, 11811 N.E. 195th St., Bothell. 425-485-9797, mpfiester@seattleymca.org or www.ymcanorthshore.org.

Foster Kids Shoe Drive: Through April 13. Donors can bring new shoes for foster children to any Sleep Country location. Call for details, directions. 888-887-5337 or www.sleepcountry.com.

Spring Career Fairs: 10:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. and 3:30-6:30 p.m. April 17. Each fair features different employers, including Alaska Airlines, Children’s Hospital, Farmers Insurance, Kraft Foods and more. Bring resumes. University of Washington Bothell, 18115 Campus Way N.E., Bothell. 425-352-3183 or careers@uwb.edu.

Red Hat Extravaganza: 10 a.m.-2 p.m. April 17. Features local vendors, fashion show and raffle. All ladies are welcome. Madison House Retirement Community, 12215 N.E. 128th St., Kirkland. 425-821-8210.

Container Garden Party: April 18-19. Includes pots and plants for sale, advice from gardening experts, refreshments and more. Registration requested. Flowers! in Country Village, 3718 Seventh Ave. S.E., Bothell. 425-489-3940.

Sno-King Fuchsia Society’s annual Fuchsia Sale: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. April 19; 11 a.m.-4 p.m. April 20. Country Village, 23718 Seventh Ave. S.E., Bothell. 425-483-2250 or www.countryvillagebothell.com.

Hilltoppers Garden Club annual Plant Sale: 9 a.m.-3 p.m. April 26. Features perennials, shrubs, herbs, ground covers and more. Inglewood Village, 14130 Juanita Drive N.E., Bothell. 206-819-8882.

“Spicing Up Life” Auction and Dinner: 6-10 p.m. April 26. Features live and silent auctions. Proceeds benefit the senior center. Cost: $50. Northshore Senior Center, 10201 E. Riverside Drive, Bothell. 425-286-1024 or senior@seniorservices.org.

Pet spaying/neutering: 8 a.m. May 2. Sign in: 6:30 a.m. The Spay Station, a mobile spay and neuter clinic, will offer free or low cost services to pet owners. Microchipping also available. Safeway, 20711 Bothell-Everett Highway, Bothell. www.pasadosafehaven.org/SPAYSTATION/spay_station.htm.

Light A Fire For Learning Community Luncheon: Noon-1:15 p.m. May 7. Registration: 11:30 a.m. Presented by Northshore Public Education Foundation. Proceeds will benefit school district programs. Lynnwood Convention Center, 3711 196th St. S.W., Lynnwood. 425-408-7680.

Cascadia Community College Foundation Fundraising Breakfast: 7:30-9 a.m. May 7. Keynote speaker will be P.S. Reilly. Cost: $35; registration required by April 28. North Creek Events Center, Cascadia Community College, 18345 Campus Way N.E., Bothell. 425-352-8840 or foundation@cascadia.edu.

Mother’s Day Flower and Garden Show: 11 a.m.-4 p.m. May 10-11. Features plants from local specialty nurseries, cut flowers, garden art, demonstrations and Mom-and-child activities. Country Village, 3718 Seventh Ave. S.E., Bothell. 425-483-2250 or www.countryvillagebothell.com.

Performances

Northshore Performing Arts Center, 18125 92nd St. N.E., Bothell. For tickets and times, visit www.npacf.org.

• Spencer’s Theatre of Illusion: 7:30 p.m. April 19. Cost: $25-$30.

Classes

Splash Week: Evenings through April 10. Water safety classes open to beginning and intermediate swimmers ages 6-12. Cost: $3 per day. Call for times. Northshore YMCA, 11811 N.E. 195th St., Bothell. 425-485-9797 or jowens@seattleymca.org.

Spanish classes: April 14, spring quarter classes start. Beyond Frontiers offers classes for preschoolers, elementary age children and adults. Cost: $100-$200. 10116 Main St., Suite 103. 206-235-3410 or www.beyond-frontiers.com.

“Leadership and the Legacy of ‘Scoop’ Jackson”: 6:30-8:30 p.m. April 22. Speaker: Ken Pyle. Offered as part of the university’s Leadership Lecture series. Cost: Free. North Creek Events Center at University of Washington Bothell, 18115 Campus Way N.E. www.uwb.edu/alumni.

“Theatrical Facilitation in the Balkans and Middle East”: 6:30-8:30 p.m. April 24. Speaker Sonja Kuftinec will discuss the role of theater as a mediator in areas of violence. Cost: Free. North Creek Events Center at University of Washington Bothell, 18115 Campus Way N.E. www.uwb.edu.

Norwegian Youth Day Camp: 10 a.m.-3:30 p.m. June 7. Features basic language instruction, folk dancing lessons, crafts and cooking classes. Open to ages 8-21. Cost: Free; donations welcome. Advance registration required. Canyon Park, 23905 Bothell-Everett Highway, Bothell. sofnseth@yahoo.com or www.bothellsonsofnorway.org.

Bothell Parks & Recreation Department classes: Parks & Rec offers a number of classes, from computer skills to healthy cooking to game design and dance. Call for details, registration. 425-486-7430 or www.ci.bothell.wa.us.

Home Depot kids workshops: 8-9 a.m. Saturdays. Open to ages 6-12. Cost: Free. Home Depot, 18333 120th Ave. N.E., Bothell. 425-806-9300.

Indoor playground: 10-11:45 a.m. Wednesdays. Open to infants-age 6 with a parent. Cost: $2 per family. St. Edward State Park, 14500 Juanita Dr. N.E., Kenmore. dreyes@chs-nw.org.

Northshore Family Center: The center offers various spring classes, including: English classes, citizenship preparation, marriage workshops and after-school children’s programs. Call for details. 18414 103rd Ave. N.E., Bothell. 425-205-2004.

Computer Lab: 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Mondays-Thursdays. All computers have Microsoft software and access to the Internet. Northshore Family Center, 18315 Bothell Way N.E. 425-489-6343.

Non-Contact Tae Kwon Do: Mondays and Wednesdays. 6-7 p.m., beginners; 7-8 p.m., regular class. No class on non-school days. Open to ages 7 and older. Cost: $55 for residents; $60 for non-residents, for eight sessions. Family discounts available. Maywood Hills Elementary School Gym, 19510 104th Ave. N.E., Bothell. 425-486-7430 or www.ci.bothell.wa.us.

Faith

“Thank God for Evolution!”: 9-4 p.m. April 19. Rev. Michael Dowd, “America’s Evolutionary Evangelist” to speak. Vegetarian lunch provided. Cost: $45. Hemlock Room at Bastyr University, 14500 Juanita Drive N.E., Kenmore. 360-341-3020.

Buddhist meditation class: 7:30-9 p.m. Thursdays through April 24. Topic: “Pacifying Frustration and Anger.” Cost: $5-$10. Parking: $3. University of Washington Bothell, 18115 Campus Way N.E., Room UW1 060, Bothell. 206 526-9565 or www.meditateeastside.org.

Northshore Healing Rooms Prayer Time: 7-9:30 p.m. Mondays; 1-3 p.m. the first and third Saturdays of the month. The Healing Room provides a place to receive prayer for physical, spiritual and emotional needs. It is affiliated with the International Association of Healing Rooms. No appointments necessary. Rosehill Chiropractic Center, 13021 N.E. 85th St., Kirkland. 206-718-9690.

Health/Fitness

“The Enlightened Diet”: Noon-1:30 p.m. April 17. Deborah Kesten and Larry Scherwitz to discuss their latest book. Cost: Free. Bastyr University auditorium, 14500 Juanita Drive N.E., Kenmore. 425-602-3027.

“Applied Channel Theory in Chinese Medicine”: Noon-1:30 p.m. May 8. Jason Robertson to discuss his book, which presents the theories of one of China’s premiere acupuncturists. Cost: Free. Bastyr University auditorium, 14500 Juanita Drive N.E., Kenmore. 425-602-3027.

“Strong Kids Strong Teens”: 6-7:30 p.m. Mondays and Wednesdays. Program for ages 8-11. YMCA Kenmore Clubhouse, 15036 70th Ave. N.E. 425-485-9797, kdickensonboldrey@seattleymca.org or www.ymcanorthshore.org.

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