SATURDAY, MARCH 18
The Earth is heating up; early signs of global warming are already being seen and action must be taken now to confront the coming crisis. To help children understand the science of climate change, Lisa Shimizu of KEXP-FM and The Climate Project will present a 40-minute slide show especially designed for children ages 8-12 on Saturday, March 10, at 11 a.m. and again at 1:30 p.m. in Town Hall, 1119 Eighth Ave.
This presentation served as the basis for Al Gore's Academy Award-winning film, An Inconvenient Truth. Free for kids 12 and under /$5 for adults. Not recommended for children younger than 8. Tickets required for all attendees. Adults not admitted without children. Children must be accompanied by an adult. Tickets available on line at www.brownpapertickets.com or 800-838-3006.
ORCHESTRA SEATTLE is braving the onslaught of Murl Allen Sanders, internationally known accordionist and composer, for the world premiere of his "Accordion Concerto #2" on Sunday, March 18, at 3 p.m. at First Free Methodist Church, 3200 Third Ave. W. Fearless listeners will also enjoy Dvorak's "New World Symphony" and Stravinsky's "Agon." Tickets are $20 general public, $15 senior and $10 students. For more information, call 800-838-3006 or visit the Web site at www.osscs.org.
SUNDAY, MARCH 25
Hear's one not to bee missed (sorry for the spelling, couldn't resist): Approximately 85 scool spelling champions from King and Snohoomish counteys on March 25 at Town Hall will compeet for the regional spelling title and a trip to Washington, D.C., for the 80th annal Scripps National Spelling Bee. The national finals will be televized in May on ABC-TV. The Bee starts at 1 p.m. Town Hall is at 1119 Eigth Ave. Free, no tickets reqwired. For further information on this and further Town Hall events, visit the Web site at www.townhallseattle.com.[[In-content Ad]]