Kink Calendar

THURSDAY 4/7

THE GRIND

The Wet Spot's kinky dance party: Socialize, dance, have sex, and do BDSM play to a mainly gothic/industrial soundtrack. Wet Spot, 270-9746 or info@wetspot.org, 9 pm-2 am, $10, membership required.

SATURDAY 4/9

RUBBER NIGHT AT THE CUFF COMPLEX

Got a thing for latex? Dress up in your tight and shiny best and strut your stuff tonight. Cuff Complex, 1533 13th Ave, 323-1525, $3 before 11 pm/$4 after, 21+.

TANTRA TEMPLE PUJA

A puja is a tantric ritual celebrating the union of sex and spirit, and honoring the divine masculine and feminine in each of us. School of One, 523-5544 or www.schoolofone.com, 8 pm-midnight, $30 per person/$55 per couple, pre-registration required.

SUNDAY 4/10

BACKDOOR BASICS: ANAL SEX 101

Learn about the anatomy of anal delight, prostate pleasures, safer sex, how to get started, and the toys that bring pleasure: vibrators, dildos, plugs, and beads. Toys in Babeland, 707 E Pike St, 328-2914, 7:30 pm, $30.

FUN FOREST AT SEATTLE CENTER

Explore the under-appreciated kink of mechanical masochism on the Seattle Center's back-cracking Windstorm roller coaster, then please your master/mistress by winning a stuffed something at the Ring Toss. Fun Forest at Seattle Center, 305 Harrison St, 728-1586, Sat-Sun noon-10 pm. Special spring-break hours and pricing: Mon-Fri April 11-15 noon-10 pm, 12 tickets for $6.

WEDNESDAY 4/13

POTLUCK NIGHT

The New Horizons swing club offers mid-week "Potluck and Massage" parties. Bring your own dish, and share someone else's. Doors open at 6 pm, Orientation required for all guests and new members, membership and party fees vary, www.horizonsclub.com or newhorizon@seanet.com for info and reservations.

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