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Published: 13 February 2008

Seattle February 2008




CENTRAL DISTRICT NEIGHBORHOOD District Council meeting. 6 p.m. Garfield Community Center, 2323 E. Cherry St. Call Thomas Whittemore, 206-233-7257, for more information.




TEEN LATE NIGHT free swim for ages 13-19 years old. 9-10:30 p.m. Rainier Beach Community Center, 8825 Rainier Ave. S.


FESTIVAL SUNDIATA runs through Feb. 18 with performers, exhibits, children's activities, retail and food merchants. Noon-5 p.m. Seattle Center House, 305 Harrison St.




"MINTY: A STORY of Young Harriet Tubman," by the Book-It Repertory Theatre. 2-2:45 p.m. Central Library, 1000 Fourth Ave.


BLACK HISTORY PROJECT features local recording artists and will honor local citizens in the music industry. 6-8 p.m. Youngstown Cultural Center, 4408 Delridge Way SW.




FREE TUTORING for youth in grades 5-12 in English, reading, writing, math, science and college prep. Meets weekly. 1-4 p.m. Emerald City Community 801 25th Ave. Call Pastor Taylor, 206-941-4029 for more information. 




WHAT'S COOKING CLASS will teach the basic skills needed to prepare and cook healthy meals. Mondays. 6:30-8:30 p.m. Miller Community Center, 330 19th Ave. E. Call 206-684-4950 to register.




PUGET SOUND TRAINING CENTER offers classes in warehouse training, forklift operator training and certification, customer accounts representative, computer data entry training and more. 8 a.m.-noon and 1-5 p.m. Monday though Friday. 270 SW 43rd St., Bldg. #3. Call 425-656-5950 for more information.




BREAD-BAKING CLASS. Yeast breads, noon. Artisan breads, 7 p.m. Embassy Suites Hotel, 3225 158th Ave. S.E. in Bellevue. Participants receive flour recipes, coupons and bread samples.


COFFEE HOUR for senior citizens with Stella Chao, Department of Neighborhoods director. 10-11 a.m. Central Building, 810 Third Ave., 4th Floor.




WOMEN'S HEALTH AND WELLNESS Fair. 11:30 a.m.- 2 p.m. Information on affordable medical and dental care, mental health, reproductive health, family planning, fitness, nutrition and a bellydance fitness class from 12:15-12:55 p.m. South Seattle Community College Brockey Student Center, 6000 16th Ave. S.W.




"OLD FRIEND FROM Far Away: The Practice of Writing Memoir," author Natalie Goldberg will read from her book and offer advice. 7-8:30 p.m. Central Library, 1000 Fourth Ave., Level 1.




"WHERE DO WE GO From Here?" film showing of "The Other America" and community discussion on the significance of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. 7:30 p.m. New Freeway Hall, 5018 Rainier Ave. S. Call 206-722-2453 for rides or childcare.


ADULT CPR CLASS. Noon-2 p.m. Miller Community Center, 330 19th Ave. E.




MONTHLY PRAISEFEST come and enjoy praise, worship, music, spoken word, skits and more. 7 p.m. Tabernacle of Praise Church, 10201 Beacon Ave. S.


"CALL TO CONSCIENCE," Black History Month celebration addressing health and wellness issues that impact the African American community. 4-8 p.m. Washington State Museum of History, 911 Pacific Ave. in Tacoma.

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