Your presents is requested.
What: Volunteer to complete this dash alongside more than 70 girls dressed as superheroes to promote self-esteem and benefit Girls on the Run of Puget Sound.
Why: Be their hero.
When: Sat., 10 a.m.
Where: Seward Park, 5902 Lake Washington Blvd. S. Register online at active.com.
Treehouse for Kids Holiday Event
What: Hot local designers and boutiques (TuTu Time, K. D. Miles, Sabrina Love) showcase their wares with treats from Tom Douglas, raffle prizes, and a no-host bar to support this charity for foster children.
Why: Kid around.
When: Thurs., 4-8 p.m.
Where: Hotel Ändra, 2000 Fourth Ave. Info at 206-718-2037.
Urban Craft Uprising
What: More than 100 indie designers peddle their artful knacks along with a DIY wrapping station to help make your gifts imaginative and green.
Why: Wrapper’s delight.
When: Sat. & Sun., 11 a.m.-5 p.m.
Where: Seattle Center Exhibition Hall, 301 Mercer St. (206-684-7200).
What: Enjoy discounts at various bars, restaurants, and retailers like Sonic Boom Records, Via Tribunali, Havana, Sway and Cake, Clutch, Kuhlman, and many more to support shopping local.
Why: Put your money where your house is.
Where: See participating locations at citystimulus.com.
A Winter Bash
What: Seattle indie rockers Throw Me the Statue headline tonight’s show with Truckasauras and No-Fi Soul Rebellion in celebration of the season and their new EP.
Why: It’s chill.
When: Thurs., 8 p.m.
Where: Neumos, 925 E. Pike St. (206-709-9467). Tickets online at ticketswest.com.
What: Receive a discounted Amtrak fare and 10 percent off your stay at the Ace Hotel (plus a complimentary breakfast) when you travel Amtrak Cascades to Portland.
Why: More than a dozen shops including Lille Boutique, Pin Me Apparel, and Covet offer 20 percent off purchases with your Amtrak ticket or Ace Hotel room key.
When: Thru Feb. 24.
Where: King Street Station, 303 S. Jackson St.