DIVERSIONS


THURSDAY 1/25

BUBBE SPEAK: YIDDISH FOR BEGINNERS--Yiddish lovers can learn to speak, sing, and converse with the best of them in this beginners workshop. Stroum Jewish Center, 1617 Interlaken Dr E, 860-7519, 7:30 pm, $55 members/$70 non-members.


SATURDAY 1/27

BASIC SAFETY--Home Alive offers this co-ed basic safety class covering safety planning, awareness, basic strikes, and getting out of common grabs. Boundary-setting skills with strangers and familiar people will also be taught. Home Alive, 400 18th Ave, 720-0606, 12 pm, $10-$50 (sliding scale).


SUNDAY 1/28

COMEDY'S MOST ELIGIBLE BACHELORS--When all else fails. Comedy Underground, 222 S Main Street, 628-0303, 8 pm, $6 (women free).

KARATE--A demonstration (with snacks) by the Feminist Karate Union, offering karate classes for adult women and children, with ASL-interpreted classes for the hearing disabled. Feminist Karate Union, 1426 S Jackson, Third Floor, 325-3878, 1 pm.


WEDNESDAY 1/31

TACOMA HOME AND GARDEN SHOW--Today's the first day of the annual Home and Garden Show, featuring 700 exhibits for do-it-yourself-ers and professionals alike. Tacoma Dome, 11 am-10 pm, $8 adults/$6 seniors/$5 kids.

10 FREE TREES--Bargain! Today's the last day you can get your $10 in to the National Arbor Day Foundation and get back 10 free flowering trees to plant in your barren, winter-struck yard. Songbirds for years to come will love this beautiful selection of flowering dogwoods, crabapples, hawthorns, and redbuds. Guaranteed to grow or they will be replaced for free. Send $10 to TEN FREE FLOWERING TREES, National Arbor Day Foundation, 100 Arbor Avenue, Nebraska City, NE 68410.

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