7 things to do this weekend: Jan. 6-8

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Poetry Writing: Learn to write poetry - Saturday, Jan. 7, 2 p.m. – 3:30 p.m. This event will take place at the Seattle Public Library – downtown location.  From the site:  Join Claudia Castro Luna Seattle’s Civic Poet for a series of poetic explorations about your neighborhood. Come read, talk and write poetry inspired by your corner of the city. These are low-key sessions. No previous poetry writing experience necessary.1000 4th Ave., Seattle, WA. Follow this link for details.

Home Improvement: Puyallup Home and Remodeling Show, Fri – Sun, Jan. 6 -8. Get ideas and techniques for remolding and home improvement. Also check out garden displays and so much more. All this takes place at the Washington State Fairgrounds in Puyallup. 110 9th Ave SW, Puyallup, WA. For specific times and information, Follow this link for details.

Bread Making: Learn to make bread from scratch, Saturday, Jan. 7, 10 a.m. From site:  In this two-hour workshop participants will learn to make bread dough from scratch, try their hand at churning butter, and tour our period kitchen and bake oven.  Everyone will leave with a fresh batch of dough ready for the oven and more recipes to try at home. Fort Nisqually Living History Museum, 5400 N. Pearl St.in Point Defiance Park, Tacoma, WA. Follow this link for details. 

Organization Workshop at the Woodinville Library (KCLS). Saturday, Jan. 7, 11 a.m. – noon. From library site:  Local professional organizer Lauren Williams will share strategies for getting rid of clutter and using space effectively. Learn organizing techniques and see a demonstration of an organizing session. 17105 Avondale Rd. NE, Woodinville, WA. Follow this link for details.

Museum Tour: Guided Tour at the Pacific Bonsai Museum, Sunday, Jan. 8, 1 p.m. Relax in a natural environment among more than 100 bonsai. From museum site: The Pacific Bonsai Museum connects people to nature through the living art of bonsai. 2515 S. 336th St., Federal Way, WA. Follow this link for more details.

Family Walk: Ranger guided Hike at Mercer Slough in Bellevue, Sunday, Jan. 8, 2 p.m. This program educates kids and parents about the park while learning about wildlife. It lasts an hour and ends at the channel bridge in the park’s middle. The event is free. 1625 188th  Ave SE, Bellevue, WA. For details: mseec@bellevuewa.gov, or call 425-452-2565

Creative Hand: Create a flyer with Photoshop, Sunday, Jan. 8, 6 p.m. Attendees can expect to make a flyer in photoshop with layers, selections, text and take your creation home. The event is free at the Bellevue Library (KCLS). It is free, but seats limited. 1111 110th Ave. NE, Bellevue, WA. Follow this link for details.