Administrative Center (PAC)
Summit 10:00 AM
Families with young children 30 minutes
Event audience: Children, Family
Stories, art activities, rhymes, singing and fingerplays.
University Place 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Event audience: Tween (ages 9-12), Teen/Young Adult, Adult
Fandoms UniteFandom Panels and Skills Workshops
No registration required
Fannish ExpressionsFanfic, Fanart, Podcasting and MoreSaturday, February 6 at 2-4 p.m.Ages 9-up
Join members of the Cartoonist’s League of Absurd Washingtonians (C.L.A.W.), podcasters from View from the Gutters and other panelists. They’ll talk about fannish expressions, the communities that build around fandom and the challenges of trying to build your own fandom in a media-saturated landscape.
Fannish ExpressionsCosplay, Fabrication and BuildingSaturday, March 5 at 2-4 p.m.Ages 9-up
See techniques of cosplay (costume play) and prop fabrication from the engineers and builders of Project Dalek, who create full-size and fully functional characters based on the iconic Doctor Who villains. Get tips for cosplay and fabrication on a budget and without a car.
Stage CombatBasics with Robert MacDougallSaturday, April 2 at 2-4 p.m.Ages 13 and up
Make your stage fights safer and more realistic, whether for cosplay, a demonstration in public or film. Robert Macdougall, certified fight director and stage combat instructor with the Society of American Fight Directors, will take teens through the basics of unarmed combat for the stage.
Saber CombatBuild and Bop with the Jet City Saber GuildSaturday, April 30Build at 11 a.m.-1 p.m.Bop at 2-4 p.m.Ages 13 and up
The premier lightsaber combat organization stops by to offer teens the basics of making their saber combat effective for an audience, while keeping themselves and the audience safe during high-energy performances. Build a practice lightsaber at the build workshop, and test it out at the bop session.
Lakewood 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM
Event audience: Adult
Opera expert Norm Hollingshead shares an entertaining preview of the Seattle Opera production.
Graham 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM
Beverly Pogue teaches how to organize your kitchen and closet space, practical and realistic cleaning routines, tips and tools.
Sumner 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Help with your taxes for households with incomes up to $54,000.
Buckley 11:00 AM
Ages birth to 6 years, accompanied by an adult.
Event audience: Children
Come and enjoy story time with a Daffodil Princess! The princess will read stories, talk with the children and be available for photos.
Eatonville 11:00 AM
Gig Harbor 11:00 AM
Steilacoom 11:00 AM
Sumner 11:00 AM
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