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Entertainment

Like any major city, Seattle has a wide variety of television, radio and cultural entertainment options. We've listed some of the basic options here to get you acquainted with the city.

TV Stations

KCPQ 13 - local Fox affiliate
KCTS 9 - local PBS affiliate
KING 5 - local NBC affiliate
KIRO 7 - local CBS affiliate
KOMO 4 - local ABC affiliate
KONG 6/16 - NBC affiliate
KSTW 11 - UPN affiliate
KTWB 10/22 - WB affiliate

Radio Stations

KPLU - 88.5 - Public Radio
KNHC - 89.5 - Dance
KEXP - 90.3 - World/Alternative
KBCS - 91.3 - College Variety
KLSY - 92.5 - Adult Contemporary
KUBE - 93.3 - Popular/Rap/R&B
KMPS - 94.1 - Country
KUOW - 94.9 - Public Radio
KBTB - 95.7 - 70's and 90's Rock
KYPT - 96.5 - 80's Rock
KBSG - 97.3 - Oldies
KING - 98.1 - Classical
KXJZ - 98.9 - Smooth Jazz
KISW - 99.9 - Classic Rock
KQBZ - 100.7 - Talk
KPLZ - 101.5 - 80's, 90's/Popular
KZOK - 102.5 - Classic Rock
KMTT - 103.7 - Adult Alternative
KCMS - 105.3 - Christian Contemporary
KBKS - 106.1 - Top 40 Hits
KRWM - 106.9 - Adult Contemporary
KNDD - 107.7 - Alternative

Museums

Bellevue Art Museum
Burke Museum
Children's Museum
Experience Music Project
Frye Art Museum
Henry Art Gallery
Museum of Flight
Pacific Science Center
Seattle Art Museum
Underground Tour
Wing Luke Asian Art Museum

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Fun

Cascade Bicycle Club - Cascade Bicycle Club is based in Seattle, Washington, and serves 4,500 members and the Puget Sound community. The Cascade Bicycle Club is dedicated to providing bicycle activities to promote individual health and recreation, education and advocacy to promote a more bicycle friendly environment, and a more livable community for members, bicyclists and the community-at-large. Cascade produces several major event rides during the year. The most famous is our double-century ride, the Group Health Seattle to Portland Bicycle Classic (STP).

Northwest Outdoor Center - (206) 281-9694 - 2100 Westlake North, Seattle
NWOC is best known for its classes, rentals, and tours, which are detailed in our class brochure. We also have over 100 kayaks available for use right from our docks, on Lake Union. Most classes and tours are for the beginner, from rescue classes to whitewater to whale searching.

Agua Verde Cafe - 1303 NE Boat Street, Seattle - near UW
Kayak rentals and great, inexpensive Mexican restaurant on the water.

REI Seattle - (206) 223-1944 - 222 Yale Ave N, Seattle
Serving Seattleites since 1944. More than a store, they rank among the Emerald City's top sightseeing attractions. Here you'll find the motherlode of gear - plus a mountain bike test trail, gear-testing stations, a 65-foot climbing wall and more hands-on fun.

Center for Wooden Boats - (206) 382-2628 - 1010 Valley St , Seattle

Explore The Center for Wooden Boats, Seattle's Hands-on Maritime Heritage Museum located in the heart of Seattle. Experience maritime traditions "by getting out on the water in one of our handcrafted, historic, restored sailboats and rowboats...or get involved through the workshops and volunteer opportunities." Sunday - Public Sail is at 2pm. Free. Must sign up in person the day of the sail.

Blue Ribbon Cooking School - (206) 328-2442 - 1611 McGilvra Blvd. East , Seattle

Slow Food Seattle - Recognizing that the enjoyment of wholesome food is essential to the pursuit of happiness, Slow Food U.S.A. is an educational organization dedicated to stewardship of the land and ecologically sound food production; to the revival of the kitchen and the table as centers of pleasure, culture, and community; to the invigoration and proliferation of regional, seasonal culinary traditions; and to living a slower and more harmonious rhythm of life.

Living Traditions - (206) 781-1238 - Swedish Club, 1920 Dexter Avenue, Seattle

Living Traditions creates fun, easy ways for singles and couples of all ages and abilities to experience the rich and diverse world of partner dancing. Living Traditions does this by offering non-competitive group classes in Swing, Salsa, Waltz, Foxtrot, Nightclub Two-step, Tango and more. Classes are fun and comfortable. Each class is taught by two highly skilled and entertaining instructors teaching lead and follow roles. Living Traditions excels at teaching beginners. Come with or without a partner, meet new people and enjoy a whole new community while you have fun learning to dance.

Century Ballroom - (206) 324-7263 - 915 E. Pine Street, Seattle

Learn to Dance - Latin, Swing, Lindy Hop.

Get Aways

The Bloedel Reserve - (206) 842-7631 - 7571 NE Dolphin Drive, Bainbridge Island
The primary purpose of the Reserve is to provide people with an opportunity to enjoy nature through quiet walks in the gardens and woodlands. Please allow about two hours for your visit. Reservations are required to tour the Reserve.

Networking

WSA - (206) 448-3033 ext. 132

WSA is the oldest and largest state-wide technology trade association. Get connected to the technology industry in Washington state. More than 1,100 members representing 50,000 individuals in Washington state and employing one million members worldwide who share your challenges and concerns.

The Northwest Entrepreneur Network

The Northwest Entrepreneur Network helps entrepreneurs make the connections and access the resources they need to succeed. Focused on helping entrepreneurs build their business network, the Northwest Entrepreneur Network provides the knowledge, mentoring, and access to investors that creates and grows successful companies.

Community Involvement/Volunteering

Town Hall - 1119 Eighth Avenue, Seattle

Town Hall is Seattle's community culture center located in the historic First Hill neighborhood, on the edge of downtown. Town Hall showcases the community's cultural energy with diverse music, arts and humanities, civic discourse and world culture programming. Housed in an historic Roman-revival-style building on the corner of 8th and Seneca, Town Hall opened in March 1999.

Dress for Success - (206) 325-3453 - 1118 5th Avenue, Seattle

Interview-quality women's clothing donations to assist those without appropriate clothing to go to an interview.

Blind Donations - (206) 767-2177
Picks up used clothing and household items from your home or apartment house.

Puget Sound Blood Center - (800) 266-4033

CityClub of Seattle - (206) 682-7395

CityClub is a non-partisan, nonprofit education organization dedicated to informing citizens and building community leadership in the greater Seattle region. CityClub has presented over 800 public affairs forums and events since it's founding in 1981. CityClub does not take positions on issues. As a primary convener, they bring people of many different perspectives together to consider a range of critical community issues. CityClub celebrated its 20th Anniversary Year in 2001.

The Mountaineers

The club's mission: To be the premier Northwest outdoor recreation club, dedicated to the responsible enjoyment and protection of natural areas.

Volunteers for Outdoors Washington

Volunteers for Outdoor Washington (VOW) promotes volunteer stewardship of Washington State's natural, recreational and heritage resources. VOW is a non-profit service organization that recruits, organizes and trains volunteers to perform trail construction and maintenance and to restore natural habitat while preserving the rich heritage features found in Washington State.

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