Family fun calendar
Rock, gem and mineral show: The 48th annual Sweetheart of Gems Rock, Gem and Mineral Show, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Feb. 9 and 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Feb. 10 at the Oak Harbor Senior Center, 51 SE Jerome St., Oak Harbor. Admission is free.
Woodland Park Zoo's Valentine's Day Celebration: The way to an animal's heart might be through its stomach so the zoo is treating its otters, red pandas, snow leopards, gorillas and other animals to heart-shaped ice pops made of fruit juice, honey, strawberries and cranberries, herbal bouquets and heart-shaped steaks, to help stimulate them and keep the human audience engaged; 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Feb. 9 at Woodland Park Zoo, 750 N. 50th St., Seattle. Admission is $11.75 and $8.50. Call 206-548-2500 or go to www.zoo.org.
Vietnamese Lunar New Year: The culture of Vietnam comes alive through music and dance performances, hands-on activities, food, martial arts demonstrations and crafts; 10:30 a.m. to 7 p.m. Feb. 16 and 11 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. Feb. 17, Seattle Center Armory and Fisher Pavilion, 305 Harrison St., Seattle. Free. For more information, go to tetinseattle.org. or call 206-684-7200.
Harlem Globetrotters "You Write the Rules" World Tour: The Globetrotters are letting the fans decide the rules of the game for the first time. Vote for your favorite, craziest rule at www.harlemglobetrotters.com, then see the winning rules put into play live during the event; 2 p.m. Feb. 17 at Comcast Arena, 2000 Hewitt Ave., Everett. Tickets are $23, $28, $35, $45, $63, $128. Call 866-332-8499 or go to www.comcastarenaeverett.com.
"You're a Good Man, Charlie Brown:" Broadway Bound Children's Theatre presents this musical where the audience will see familiar characters from "Peanuts," the popular Charles Schultz comic strip, from Snoopy to Woodstock; shows at 7 p.m. Feb. 8 to 10, and at 2 p.m. Feb. 9 to 10 at Shoreline Conference Center Auditorium, 18560 First Ave. NE, Shoreline. Tickets are $17.50 at www.brownpapertickets.com. Seating is first come, first serve.
"Dot and Ziggy:" An introduction to interactive theater for little ones because Dot & Ziggy, a ladybug and a skunk, need their young audience to offer some tips on sharing; runs at various times through Feb. 24, Seattle Children's Theatre, 201 Thomas St., Seattle; Tickets are $20. Call 206-441.3322 or visit www.sct.org. Discounts for groups of 10 or more are available by calling the Group Sales Office at 206- 859.4054. For newborns through age 4.
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