Veterans Day service, on Wednesday, Nov. 11, 11 a. m. Also, flag placement, 7 a. m.; Eagles and Letter-Carriers Band, 10:30 a. m. Veterans Memorial Cemetery, 11111 Aurora Ave. N.
Parenting classes, for parents of youths age 9-14, presented by Julie Metzger: The Young and the Restless, on Thursday, Nov. 12, 6:30 p. m.; Staying Close While Standing Back, on March 11, 6:30 p. m. All free. Christ the King Catholic School’s Fitzgerald Room, 415 N. 117th St. www.ckseattle.org.
Best of the Northwest juried art and craft show, with more than 150 emerging and established artists, on Friday, Nov. 13, 10 a. m.-8 p. m. and Saturday, Nov. 14-Sunday, Nov. 15, 10 a. m.-6 p. m. $5/$7. Seattle Center Exhibition Hall, 205 Harrison St. www.nwartalliance.com.
Empowerment workshop, on how to protect your family’s financial well-being, on Saturday, Nov. 14, 10-11 a. m. Aegis at Northgate, 11039 17th Ave. N. E. Reservations, 440-1700.
Community tribunal to save the Washington Basic Health Plan, on Saturday, Nov. 14, 2 p. m. Rainier Community Center, 4600 38th Ave. S. www.radicalwomen.org.
Pratt Fine Arts Center open house, on Saturday, Nov. 14, 6-9 p. m. Free. 1902 S. Main St. 328-2200.
Alternative bazaar, on Sunday, Nov. 15, 10 a. m.-1 p. m. and 5-8 p. m. St. Joseph Church, 732 18th Ave. E.
Mayor’s Office for Senior Citizens coffee hour, on Nov. 19, 10-11 a. m. (third Thursday). Central Building, 810 Third Ave. 684-0500.
Landlord workshop, presented by Seattle Neighborhood Group, on Nov. 17, 8:30-4:30 p. m. $25. RainierValley Cultural Center, 3515 S. Alaska St. Register, 323-9666.
Seattle 2030 and Beyond, to kick off a major update of the city’s Comprehensive Plan, with former Mayor Norm Rice, on Nov. 17, 6-8 p. m. Miller Community Center, 330 19thAve. E.
“In Sync with the Flora of Chile” slideshow presentation, presented by The Arboretum Foundation, on Nov. 19, 7 p. m. Free. Center for Urban Horticulture, 3501 N. E. 41st St. Reservations, 325-4510.
Prostate cancer screenings, for men age 50 and older and those with family history of prostate cancer, on Nov. 20, 8 a. m.-3:30 p. m. Free. Seattle Prostate Institute, 1101 Madison Medical Tower, Suite 1101. Appointment, 215-2480.
Friends of the Seattle Public Library holiday mini-book sale, on Nov. 21, 9 a. m.-5 p. m. Magnuson Park, 7400 Sand Point Way N. E., Building No. 30.
Turkey Toss and food drive, on Nov. 21: Food drive, to benefit Phinney Neighborhood Association’s soup kitchen, 9:30 a. m.-4 p. m.; Turkey Toss, 10 a. m.-2 p. m. Free with admission. Woodland Park Zoo, N. 50th St. and FremontAve. N. 5482500.
Cool City Pets adoptathon, featuring such small animals as hamsters, gerbils, rabbits, guinea pets, rats and mice, on Nov. 21, Noon-3 p. m. (third Saturday). $5-$25. Seattle Animal Shelter, 2061 15th Ave. W. 386-7387.
Rock ‘n’ Bowl, to benefit SafeFutures Youth Center, on Nov. 21, 3-6 p. m. $20 minimum donation; must be at least 21. The Garage, 1130 Broadway.
Clean Greens Farm & Market, on Friday-Saturday, 10 a. m.-3 p. m., through November. 116 21st Ave. www.cleangreensfarm.com.
“The Oedipal Duplex,” featuring new plays based on Sophocles’ “Oedipus Rex,” presented by Ghost Light Theatricals, on Nov. 12-14 and 19-21, 7:30 p. m. and Nov. 22, 2 p. m. $12/$15. Theater Puget Sound’s Theater 4, Seattle Center House, fourth floor.
The Caledonian & St. Andrews Society of Seattle, with Scottish entertainment, tea and raffle, on Nov. 13, 7:30 p. m. (second Friday, Oct.-June). $10 suggested donation. Lake City Presbyterian Church, 3841 N. E. 123rd St. Diana Smith, 523-2618.
Blitz: Capitol Hill Art Walk, with more than 40 businesses and Art on the Stick parade, on Nov. 14, 5-8 p. m. (second Thursday). www.blitzcapitol.com.
Georgetown Art Attack, on Nov. 14, 6-9 p. m. (second Saturday). Georgetown neighborhood.
“The Stay Up Late Show,” with Rebecca Davis, on Nov. 14, 8 p. m. (second Saturday). $10. ACTTheatre, 700 Union St. www.stayuplateshow.com.
“Obama on My Mind,” about an Obama campaign office in small-town America, through Thursday, Nov. 15. $15-$24. Langston Hughes PerformingArts Center, 17thAve. S. andYeslerWay. Tickets, 386-1177.
Frye Art Museum: Soft Glowing Light: Viewing Art in the Home of Charles and Emma Frye, through Thursday, Nov. 15; Bringing Munich Home: Selections from the Frye Founding Collection, through Jan. 10. Free. 704 Terry Ave. 622-9250.
Silent Movie Mondays: “The Lost World” (1925),” presented by Seattle Theatre Group, on Monday, Nov. 16, 7 p. m. $12. Paramount Theatre. Tickets, (877) 784-4849 or www.stgpresents.org.
Smokin’ Spoken Wurd, with open mic, on Nov. 19, 6 p. m. (third Thursday). Northwest African
photo/Ryan Hawk/Woodland Park Zoo
American Museum, 2300 S. Massachusetts St. Miz Floes, email@example.com.
“Warship Under Said, The USS Decatur in the Pacific West,” by historian Lorraine McConaghy, on Nov. 19, 7 p. m. $7. Museum of History & Industry, 2700 24thAve. E. Brown Paper Tickets, (800) 838-3006.
The Cornucopia Cabaret, presented by The Swedish Housewife, on Nov. 19, 8-10 p. m. $15, to benefit Treehouse; bring canned food donation for Northwest Harvest. TheTriple Door, 216 Union St. Tickets, 838-4333.
U-District Artwalk, with live music, artwork, tarot readings, in-house culinary creations and more at more than 40 locations, on Nov. 20, 5 p. m. (third Friday). Guides available at Gargoyles Statuary, 4550 University Way N. E. 250-8382.
Jane Austen’s “Emma,” presented by Book-It Repertory Theatre, through Nov. 22. $15-$40. Center House Theatre, Seattle Center House. 216-0833.
“It’s Not in the P-I: A Living Newspaper About a Dying Newspaper,” a theatrical presentation about the demise of the Seattle P-I, through Nov 22.Friday-Saturday, 7:30 p. m.; Sundays, 2 p. m. Also, Wednesday, Nov. 18, Noon. $10 suggested donation to benefit NewsWrights United. North Seattle Community College’s Stage 1Theater, 9600 CollegeWay N., northwest corner. www.brownpapertickets.com.
Wing Luke Asian Museum: Parallel Lines: 8 Contemporary Seattle Artists, through Nov. 29; Yellow Terror: The Collections and Paintings of Roger Shimomura, through April 18. Wing Luke Asian Museum, 719 S. King St. 623-5124.
Spin the Bottle late-night variety show, on Dec. 4, 11 p. m. (first Friday). $5/$9. Annex Theatre, 1100 E. Pike St. 728-0933.
Seattle Jazz Vespers: Christopher Gross Ensemble, on Dec. 6, 6 p. m. (first Sunday, Oct.-June). Free-will offering. Seattle First Baptist Church, Seneca St. and HarvardAve. 325-6051.
Layers: New Works, by Terrance Guardipee and Dan Joseph Friday, through Dec. 11. Daybreak Star Indian Cultural Center’s Sacred Circle Art Gallery, Discovery Park. 829-2205.
Photographing the Fair: The Alaska-Yukon-Pacific Exposition Photos of Frank H. Nowell and Others, through Dec. 31. Museum of History & Industry, 2700 24thAve. E. 324-1126.
photo courtesy Dan Hinkley
¦ LBerberis trigona, a Chilean native, is among the plants featured during the “In Sync with the Flora of Chile” slideshow presentation on Nov. 19.