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Calendars are published Wednesdays and Saturdays on a space-available basis. Items for the Wednesday edition must be submitted by noon the previous Thursday. Items for the Saturday edition must be submitted by noon the previous Tuesday. To submit an item, e-mail


Children’s Ride 13 Dinner Gala and Auction: 6 p.m. June 27. Presented by V Twin Magazine. $150. Hyatt Regency Hotel, 900 Bellevue Way N.E., Bellevue. 206-987-4876 or

Sleep Country USA New Clothing Drive: Through July 20. Donors can bring new clothing items for foster children to any Sleep Country location. Locations:

Crossroads Farmers Market: Noon-5 p.m. Tuesdays through Oct. 7. Crossroads Bellevue mall, 156th Avenue Northeast and Northeast Eighth Street, Bellevue.

Bellevue Farmers Market: 3-7 p.m. Thursdays through Oct. 9. 1717 Bellevue Way N.E.


P.E.A.C.E. of Mind class: 7-9 p.m. June 30. Learn tips and tools for keeping children safe and for talking to them about personal safety. Cost: $15; registration requested. Smith & Zuccarini, 2155 112th Ave. N.E., Bellevue.

Animal Adventures Day Camp: Mondays-Fridays, July 7-25 and Aug. 4-22. Week-long camps open to children ages 5-12 to learn about companion animals, and to help out at the shelter. $125-$150 per camper; scholarships available. Advance registration recommended. Seattle Humane Society, 13212 S.E. Eastgate Way, Bellevue. 425-649-7553 or

Ongoing classes:

Children’s crafts: 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturdays. Free craft activities for children. Lakeshore Learning Store, 11027 N.E. Fourth St., Bellevue.

Citizenship class: 9:15-11:15 a.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays. Free. Crossroads Community Center, 16000 N.E. 10th Street, Bellevue. 206-695-5975 or

Home Buyer’s Workshop: 6:45-8:45 p.m. Tuesdays. Free. Windermere Real Estate, 1200 112th Ave. N.E., Suite B-100, Bellevue. 425-450-2621.

Senior acting class: 1:30-3:30 p.m. Wednesdays. No experience necessary. Free. Bellevue Youth Theatre, 16661 Northup Way. 425-452-7155.

Talk Time: 7-8:30 p.m. Mondays. Attendees can practice their English in casual setting. Refreshments provided. Free. Bellewood Presbyterian Church, 10936 N.E. 24th St., Bellevue. 425-454-1247, or


Buddhist Meditation Classes: 7:30-9 p.m. June 25, “Six Practices for Daily Life.” $5-$10. Northwest Arts Center, 9825 N.E. 24th St., Bellevue. 206 526-9565 or

“Did Jesus Travel to India?”: 1-4 p.m. July 13. All are welcome for discussion. South Bellevue Community Center, 14509 S.E. Newport Way, Bellevue. 425-531-4184 or

“Rainforest Adventure” Vacation Bible School: 9 a.m. July 21-25. First-fifth grade, 9 a.m.-2:30 p.m.; preschool and kindergarten, 9-11:30 a.m. daily. $40 for grade schoolers; $25 for preschool-kindergarten. Registration required by June 29. St. Margaret’s Episcopal Church, 4228 Factoria Blvd. S.E., Bellevue.

Bellevue Zen Sitting Group: 7:30-9:30 a.m. Saturdays. $5-$15 suggested donation for drop-ins. Academy of Koei-Kan Karate-Do, 1910 132nd Ave. N.E., Suite 11, Bellevue. 425-753-5084 or

Celebrate Recovery: 7 p.m. Thursdays. Christ-centered 12 step recovery program features worship, testimonies and small share groups. Crossroads Bible Church, 15815 S.E. 37th St., Bellevue. 425-392-8084 or

Journey of Faith Class: 7 p.m. Wednesdays. All are welcome. Library at Grace Lutheran Church, 9625 N.E. Eighth St., Bellevue. 425-454-4344 or

Prayer and devotional gathering: 7:30 p.m. the second Friday of the month. Eastside Baha’i Center, 16007 N.E. Eighth St., Bellevue.

Meditation music evening: 7:30 p.m. the fourth Wednesday of the month. Features spiritually inspiring music a la Taize’ for meditation. Bellevue First United Methodist Church, 1934 108th Ave. N.E. 425-454-2059.

World Peace Meditation group: 7-8:30 p.m. the second and fourth Thursdays of the month. Class uses musical massage sound therapy. Bellevue Unity Church, 16330 N.E. Fourth St.


Blood drives in Bellevue: 10 a.m.-4 p.m. June 26 at Sunset North, 3180 139th Ave. S.E.; 10 a.m.-3 p.m. June 29 at Bellevue International High School parking lot, 445 128th Ave. S.E.; 9 a.m.-3 p.m. July 1 at Bellefield Office Park, 1745 114th Ave. S.E.; 8 a.m.-2 p.m. July 1 at Puget Sound Energy Building, 10885 N.E. Fourth St.; 9 a.m.-3 p.m. July 7 at City Center Bellevue, 500 108th Ave. N.E. For Puget Sound Blood Center. 800-398-7888 or

First Aid and CPR classes: July 8 and 10; Aug. 5 and 7. Call for times, details. Cost: $50 for both First Aid and CPR. Prevention MD, 14681 N.E. 95th St., Redmond. 425-739-0700, ext. 204.

NW Crossfit classes: 10 and 11 a.m. Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays. Small group classes open to adults of all ages and ability levels. 12121 Northup Way, Suite 105, Bellevue. 253-677-0281 or

North Bellevue Community Center, 4063 148th Ave. N.E., Bellevue. 425-452-7681. Center offers various health and fitness activities, including:

• Jazzercise: 6 p.m. Mondays and Wednesdays; 4:30 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays; 8 a.m. Saturdays. Call for details: 425-894-4111.

• Enhance Fitness: 9 a.m. Tuesdays, Thursdays-Fridays. For seniors. $30 per month.

• Gentle Yoga: 10:30 a.m. Mondays and Thursdays. For seniors and adults.

• Footcare: Tuesdays and Wednesdays. Will trim toe nails by appointment.

Toning Circle: 7-8:30 p.m. second Thursday of month. Toning and chanting with a group. $10. WomanSpirit Center, 1400 112th Ave. S.E., Suite 100, Bellevue. 425-641-1527.

Free Meditation Workshops: 7-8:30 p.m. Thursdays. Features sahaja yoga. Crossroads Bellevue Community Room, 15600 N.E. Eighth St., Bellevue. 425-753-0634.

TOPS (Take Off Pounds Sensibly): 10 a.m. Mondays. Cost: $6 per month. St. Peter’s United Methodist Church, 17222 N.E. Eighth St., Bellevue. 425-861-0645, 425-895-0858 or

Walk for Life: 8-9:30 a.m. Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays. Offers safe, effective exercise with on-site experts who provide information, advice and monitoring. Free. Bellevue Square, 575 Bellevue Square. Enter at Skybridge 4. 425-454-8096.