Thursday, June 17, 2010

weekend fun (june 18th-20th)

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(FRI) Meeker Days
Pierce County’s largest street festival features entertainment, food, arts and crafts, vendors, inflatable rides, car shows and more. Noon to 9 p.m. June 18, 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. June 19, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. June 20.
When: Friday, June 18, 2010, 12 – 9pm
Where: Downtown Puyallup WA
All ages; FREE

(FRI) Sammamish Teen Fest, Skate Competition and Dance
Live music, food, and fun, in partnership with Boys and Girls Club
When: Friday, June 18th 1:00pm to 9:00pm
Address: Sammamish Commons
Age: Must be 13-21, resident of Sammamish or student at Issaquah or Redmond High
Cost: free admission, pre-registration for skate competition required

(FRI) Solstice Storytelling
Storytellers tell tales and spin yarns about peoples’ quest to understand nature. Bring your own stories. Smores provided. Ages 3 and older. Donations accepted.
When: Friday, June 18, 2010, 7 – 8:30pm
Where Carkeek Park, 950 N.W. Carkeek Park Road, Seattle
Age recommendation: Preschool, Elementary School
Cost: FREE
Pre-register: Yes
Phone: 206-684-0877

(FRI) Fire Department Day
Fire departments from around King County share cool trucks and awesome gear in this 10th annual event at Museum of Flight. Kids’ safety skills and adult life-saving information provided. FREE outdoor event.
When: Friday, June 18, 2010, 10am – 1pm
Where: Museum of Flight, 9404 E. Marginal Way S.
Seattle WA 98108
All ages; FREE

(FRI/SAT) Greenway Days
Celebrate the gorgeous 100-mile stretch of road that starts on Mercer Island and ends in Thorp at Greenway Days, a mashup of outdoorsy events and festivals held at locations along the highway. Geoteaming contests, hikes, Greenway Challenge and more. More than 25 events in Ellensberg, Snoqualmie, Cle Elum, Fall City, Mercer Island, Roslyn, Issaquah, Seattle, North Bend and Bellevue.
When: June 19th & 20th

(FRI-SUN) Edmonds Arts Festival
Edmonds' granddaddy of an art festival, now in 53rd year, is back at its traditional time, Father's Day weekend. Visit the Kids Creative Corner for cool crafts and a lineup of performers that includes The Bubbleman, and oh, yeah, there are dozens of fine arts and crafts booths for adults to browse, too.
June 19, 10 a.m. to 8 p.m.
June 20, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.
When: Friday, June 18, 2010, 11am – 9pm
Where Frances Anderson Center
700 Main St., Edmonds

(FRI-SUN) Father's Day at Seattle Bug Safari
Seattle Bug Safari invites families to visit its live bug zoo Father’s Day weekend. All dads with little ones in tow (one dad per each paid child admission) are admitted free.
1501 Western Ave., Seattle
Date: 06/18/2010 - 06/20/2010
Time: Friday, Saturday 10 a.m.-6 p.m.; Sunday 11 a.m.-5 p.m.
Ages: All ages
Cost: $6-$8

(SAT) Seattle Children’s Playground Grand Opening!
We are opening the doors of our newly renovated "Field House" and our beautiful new "Minnie Bergman Garden House." You're Invited! Please join us for our Grand Opening, June 19, 1-3 pm!

(SAT) Henry Moses Aquatic Center and Waterslides
When: Opening day: June 19; Open daily, noon- 3:30pm, 4pm-7:30pm
Twilight Swims: Mondays and Wednesdays, 8pm- 10pm
Address: Henry Moses Aquatic Center, 1719 Maple Valley Highway, Renton
Age: All, cost varies

(SAT) Waterfest! Festival of Water
Activities, games, stories, tours about the watershed
When: Saturday, June 19, 10am-4pm
Address: Cedar River Watershed
All Ages, Free

(SAT) Celebrate the solstice with an evening walk, hosted by the Emerald City Wanderers, through Ballard and Shilshole. Twilight will be long, the views will be lovely, and the 5k route is just right for families with strollers. FREE. Saturday, June 19, start between 4-6 p.m.

(SAT) American Heroes Air Show at the Museum of Flight!
Each year we bring in more than a dozen helicopters (17 are scheduled this year) that will be on static display for the public to view, climb in, and talk to their crews. Additionally, we offer helicopter rides for $40 each, so helicopters will be flying by all day for added effect. :)

(SAT) Fall City Days
Live music, watermelon-eating contest, a Duck Derby race, a kiddie and main parade, pony rides and carnival, inflatables and a 3-on-3 b-ball tourney. Directions: Take I-90 to Exit 22. Head north and take a right at the "T" in the road. Follow Preston Fall City Road Southeast to Fall City. Festival is on SR 202 (Southeast Redmond Fall City Road). Part of this weekend's Greenway Days events.
When: Sat, June 19th (900am-5:00pm)

(SAT) Pop Rides Free
Snoqualmie Valley Railroad’s scenic 70-minute round trip departs from Snoqualmie or North Bend. See schedule online. $12, $10 seniors, $8 ages 2 to 12, dads free June 19 and 20. with paying child of any age. 38625 S.E. King St., Snoqualmie or 205 McClellan St., North Bend
When: Saturday, June 19, 2010
Where: Snoqualmie Valley Railroad 38625 S.E. King St.

(SAT) Guy's Night Out - Benefiting WestSide Baby
When was the last time you had an excuse to either have a night out with just your friends OR to set something fun up for the guy in your life and his cronies? When was the last time you said to your partner, "I'm sending out you for the night to play poker, pool and horseshoes with good food and great drinks." without being the hero of the house? What a great Father's Day prelude! ACT TODAY!!
Date: Saturday June 19 5:30 PM - 10 PM
Goal: To raise funds to support WestSide Baby Programs.
Location: 10452 15th Ave. SW Seattle, WA 98146
Questions: Email Kemp at
Call us at (206) 767-1662

(SAT) Strawberry Harvest Festival
Pony rides, puppet shows, animals, games, storytime and more farms on the Red Rooster Route. 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. June 19 and 20. FREE, food and fun reasonably priced. Off I-5 exit 208 – head east on 530 toward Arlington.
When; Saturday, June 19, 2010, 9am – 5pm
Where: Arlington area
All ages; FREE

(SAT) Fremont Fair
Music, arts and crafts, street performers, kids' area, art cars (assembly of wildly decorated cars), food and more. The unconventional Fremont Solstice Parade (some fair guests appear in full or partial body paint) is noon today. 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. June 19, 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. June 20. Donations encouraged. Limited parking, bike corrals available.
When Saturday, June 19, 2010, 10am – 8pm
Where Phinney Avenue N. and N. 35th Street, Seattle
All ages; FREE

(SAT) Marysville Strawberry Festival
Citywide events include carnival, vendors, food, music, kiddies’ parade (6 p.m. today), grand parade (8 p.m. today), fireworks (10:10 p.m. today) and more. Noon to 6 p.m. today. FREE. Various locations, Marysville.
Kids Party in the Park. Entertainment, children’s activities, arts and crafts, concessions and more. Noon to 5 p.m. today. FREE. Totem Middle School, 1605 Seventh St., Marysville.
When: Saturday, June 19, 2010, 12 – 6pm
Where: Various locations around Marysville WA
All ages; FREE

(SAT) Vintage Plane Fly Day
Watch two historic aircraft from the Flying Heritage Collection take to the sky for a maintenance flight. Bring lawn chairs. Noon to 1 p.m. June 5 and 19, subject to weather and operational considerations.
When Saturday, June 19, 2010, 12 – 1pm
Where Paine Field
3407 109th St. S.W.
Everett WA 98204
All ages; FREE

(SAT) Biringer Farm Strawberry Fest
Pony rides, puppet shows, animals, games, storytime and more at Biringer Farm's new address. 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. June 19 and 20. FREE, food and fun reasonably priced.
When Saturday, June 19, 2010, 10am – 5pm
Where Biringer Farm
21412 59th Ave. N.E.
Arlington WA 98223
All ages; FREE

(SAT) Family Fun Day @ Wing Luke Museum
Seattle artist Anne Knapp helps you create a collage mixed with Sumi-e brush painting. Museum hours 10 a.m. to 8 p.m.
When: Saturday, June 19, 2010, 1 – 3pm
Where: The Wing, 719 S. King St. Seattle WA 98104
All ages; FREE

(SAT) Family Fun Day
Amusement park rides and other fun for all ages.
When: Saturday, June 19, 2010, 3 – 6pm
Where: Westlake Park 401 Pine St., Seattle

(SAT) Fraser Cabin Heritage 1880 Settler’s Life Fair
Visitors are invited to participate in hands-on activities that relate to 1880s settler life: agriculture, dairy, household tasks, log cabins, games and eastside history.When: Saturdays, April 24, May 15, June 19, 2010
Saturdays, July 17, August 21, September 18, 2010
Saturday & Sunday, October 9 & 10, 2010
Address: Fraser Cabin, Kelsey Creek Farm Park, 13204 SE 8th Pl., Bellevue
Age: All; Free

(SUN) Marymoor Mashup
Marymoor Mashup. Join three artists in making kites from recycled materials - and fly them, create clay sculptures to inspire cello compositions, listen to and tell stories about the Regional Trails.
When: Sunday, June 20, 2010, 11am – 2pm
Where; Marymoor Park
6046 W. Lake Sammamish Parkway N.E., Redmond
All ages; FREE
Pre-register: Yes

(SUN) Swedish Mid-Summer Festival in Bellevue
You say you love dad AND you love meatballs? Why not combine the two at the Swedish Mid-Summer Festival at Vasa Park? This Sunday, from 9am to 8pm, on the shores of Lake Sammamish in Bellevue, you can celebrate with a pony ride, bouncy house, and a water trampoline, along with a midsummer Maypole, Swedish dancers and singers, and more. And of course, Swedish meatballs. There is a no charge for the event, although there are small fees for food.

(SUN) Father’s Day Car Show
Family fun includes vintage autos, train rides and more.
When: Sunday, June 20, 2010, 12 – 3pm
Where; Country Village
23732 Bothell Everett Hwy., Bothell WA 98021
All ages; FREE

(SUN) Fenders on Front Street
Cars and Father's Day go together like -- well, you know. Take a look at cool cars parked along Front Street in Issaquah, groove to tunes by local bands, and watch cars cruise Front Street at 3 p.m. It's part of the annual Greenway Days.
Date: 06/20/2010
Time: 8:00am-3:00pm
Ages: All ages; Free

(SUN) Crafts for Kids
Spend Father's Day at beautiful Meadowbrook Farm Interpretive Center, making kites, taking a guided nature walk, looking at animal bones, playing with bubbles, and more. It's part of this weekend's Greenway Days events. Directions: Take I-90 Exit 31. Continue through North Bend on SR 202 toward Snoqualmie. Take a right on Boalch Avenue Northwest, and follow for a half-mile to the farm (on the left).
Date: 06/20/2010
Time: 11 a.m.-3 p.m.
Ages: All ages; Free

(SUN-TUES) Got Milk?
The "Got Milk”"tour is crossing the country from March thru September & in a few weeks, they will be hitting Seattle & Portland. Their purpose is to encourage parents to serve milk at dinnertime by showing all the benefits & nutrients that milk has to offer. They will have 3 FREE events from June 20 – June 22nd in Seattle.
When: Saturday, June 19
Address: Fall City
June 20 – Woodland Park Zoo; 9:30am – 11:30am; 12:30 – 2:30pm *not sure if zoo admittance is required
June 21 – Woodland Park Zoo; 9:30 am – 11:30 am
June 22- The Children’s Museum of Seattle – 10am -12pm

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