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2011

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Holiday Hours Guide for Last Minute Shoppers

If you’ve left your shopping till the last minute… Here’s a list of the area’s malls and holiday hours. Just a little help to guide you on your shopping frenzy.

12/20/2011

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Shortest Day of the Year – December 21

It’s time for Winter Solstice, the shortest day of the year. Want to head out and observe the sunset with a real astronomer? Head to West Seattle’s Solstice Park on Wednesday, December 21.

12/20/2011

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Tree-Recycling: What to Do With Your Christmas Tree

Once December 26 rolls around, the undecorating begins. What should you do with that Christmas tree? Fortunately, there are many recycling options for King and Pierce County residents, including charity organizations.

12/20/2011

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Christmas Volunteer Opportunities in Puget Sound

There are many opportunities for you to give back this holiday season. From a simple mouse click, to serving up a hot meal, to being an “elf” personal shopper for kids, you can spread holiday cheer to those less fortunate.

12/19/2011

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End 2011 on a Positive Note – a Fitness Class to Benefit Cancer Lifeline

Get ready to celebrate New Year’s Eve by doing something good for yourself and others. Take a Nia movement fitness class that benefits Cancer Lifeline!

12/19/2011

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New Reminders on 520 – The Toll Starts December 29

New reminders on 520 make it clear – it will be a toll road in the next 10 days.

12/19/2011

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Guide to Celebrating Festivus… For the Rest of Us

Popularized on Jerry Seinfeld’s show in the 1990s, people have adapted their own versions of the nonreligious holiday with aluminum poles and Festivus miracles. Here’s where you can celebrate in Seattle.

12/17/2011

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Guide to Christmas Brunch in Puget Sound

Since Christmas Day lands on a Sunday this year, perhaps your family tradition is church, followed by a big breakfast. Or maybe you’d like to enjoy a lazy morning, and have a leisurely brunch. There are some lovely locations around the Sound who know how to do breakfast right. And they’ll be up early to make sure your Christmas morning is festive and satisfying.

12/16/2011

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Northwest Totem Cellars – Local Winery Supporting Local Causes

This local, family-owned and operated winery is turning heads among wine enthusiasts, and helping local animals find the loving homes they deserve.

12/14/2011

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Best WA Weekend Road Trips December 16 – 18

Head out of town for a weekend away from the hustle and bustle. Enjoy the final weekend of the season in Leavenworth, on a Santa Train or at one of Western Washington’s beautiful resorts!

12/14/2011

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