Thursday, August 26, 2010

weekend fun (august 27-29)

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(FRI-SUN) Lego Games Tour
What: Interact with oversize versions of the new board games or jump on the stage to vie for prizes.
Why: Get lost in the Minotaurus, a giant maze.
When: Fri.-Sun., 9 a.m.-5 p.m.
Where: Seattle Center, 305 Harrison St. (206-684-7200). Participation is free.

(FRI-SUN) Mobile City and Capitol Hill Summer Sale
What: A neighborhood party with snacks (Molly Moon’s ice cream, Rancho Bravo tacos) and tunes (My Goodness and Picoso) to launch a weekend of sales at area shops (Babeland, Veridis, Pilot Books, and more).
Why: Hop on board a mobile disco and peruse a pop-up shop by CMRTYZ and Young Monster.
When: Party, Thurs., 6-10 p.m. Sales, Thurs.-Sun., during business hours.
Where: Party, Bank of America, E. Thomas St., at Tenth Ave., in the parking lot; sales happen all over the Hill.

(FRI) Healthy Mom and Baby Day today at Pharmaca Integrative Pharmacy - West Seattle in The Junction - 1-5 pm special event. (And if you're thinking of making a purchase, be sure to bring the coupon from the WSB coupons page - $10 off purchase of $50+).

(FRI) Cinema Under the Stars: Up (PG) Aug. 27.
When: Friday, August 27, 2010, 7:30pm
Where: Thornton A. Sullivan Park
11405 Silver Lake Road, Everett
All ages; FREE

(FRI) Summer Arts
Arts and crafts activities for ages 5 to 11.
When: Friday, August 27, 2010, 2 – 3:30pm
Where: International Children’s Park
700 S. Lane St., Seattle WA 98104
Age recommendation: Elementary School

(FRI) Makah Days
Celebrate Makah heritage with traditional dancing and singing, canoe races, Slahal games and more. Limited camping and motel accommodations available. Varying hours through Sun.
When: Friday, August 27, 2010
Where: Neah Bay WA

(FRI) Friday Night Movies: Ratatouille (G) Aug. 27. Dusk.
When; Friday, August 27, 2010, 7:30pm
Where: Lake Burien School Park
14640 18th Ave. S.W.
Burien WA 98166
All ages; FREE

(SAT) Rock out at KidsQuest Children's Museum with The Brian Waite Band, have a pizza picnic on the "grass" carpet, and stick around for free play in the museum after the show. Preregistration required. Saturday, Aug. 28, doors at 5:30 p.m., music at 6:15 p.m, museum open until 8 p.m.

(SAT) Carnival at Dizzy's Bus Stop
From pony rides and cotton candy to carnival games and clown shows, Dizzy's pulls out all the stops for its first annual carnival. (Proceeds of the event go to building funds for an outdoor playground.) Sat., 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., Bellevue,

(SAT) Big Day of Play
What: Catch concerts, watch a dance performance, and fill up on healthy snacks.
Why: Even hard-core landlubbers will love the boating activities.
When: Sat., 9:30 a.m.-5 p.m.
Where: Warren G. Magnuson Park, 7400 Sand Point Way NE. For info, call 206-684-3406.
Admission is free.

(SAT) Monroe Fair Days Parade
Parade kicks off the state fair with marching bands, a Pooch Parade and more.
When: Saturday, August 28, 2010, 11am
Where: 179th Street to Blakely Street
Monroe WA
All ages; FREE

(SAT) Mutt Strut
Annual event for canines and their humans includes community dog walk, displays, lectures, competitions and more. Free, competitions $5 each or $10 unlimited events.
When: Saturday, August 28, 2010, 9am – 3pm
Where: Langus Riverfront Park
400 Smith Island Road
Everett WA 98205
All ages; FREE

(SAT) Big Day of Play
5K fun run/walk, 3-on-3 basketball tournament, family-friendly activities, healthy food and cooking demonstrations, paddling and boating activities, entertainment from Recess Monkey and Adefua African Dance and Drumming, teen talent demonstrations and more. Free shuttle buses from several community centers.
When: Saturday, August 28, 2010, 9:30am – 5pm
Where: Magnuson Park
7400 Sand Point Way S.E., Seattle
All ages; FREE

(SAT) Seattle Bike-In
Fifth annual celebration of green transportation, our urban community and summer nights. Music (5 p.m.) followed by short films and Pee-Wee’s Big Adventure (PG, dusk).
When: Saturday, August 28, 2010, 5pm
Where: Cal Anderson Park
1635 11th Ave., Seattle
All ages; FREE

(SAT) Tibet Fest
Tibetan cultural performances, Tibetan Bazaar, traditional food, costumes, children’s activities, sand mandala and more. Noon to 6 p.m. Aug. 28 and 29.
When: Saturday, August 28, 2010, 11am – 6pm
Where: Seattle Center House and Fisher Pavilion
305 Harrison St., Seattle WA 98109
All ages; FREE

(SAT) Meadowbrook Farm Tour
Learn the history, boundaries, flora and fauna of Meadowbrook Farm. Dress for the weather, bring your camera. Meet at Snoqualmie Middle School parking lot.
When: Saturday, August 28, 2010, 10am – 12pm
Where: Snoqualmie Middle School parking lot
9200 Railroad Ave. S.E., Snoqualmie
All ages; FREE

(SAT) Outdoor Cinema Series: Disney’s Nature: Earth (G) Aug. 28.
Bring a blanket and chairs. Dusk.
When: Saturday, August 28, 2010, 7:30pm
Where: Bradley Lake Park
531 31st Ave. S.E., Puyallup
All ages; FREE

(SAT) Toddler Group Anniversary Party
Join the Redmond Toddler Group’s 35th anniversary party. FREE snacks, crafts activities, bubbles, and more for the entire family.
When: Saturday, August 28, 2010, 10am – 2pm
Where Anderson Park
7802 168th Ave. N.E., Redmond WA 98052
All ages; FREE

(SAT) Outdoor Movies
Kids activities based on the theme of the movie will be included
Saturday, Aug. 28, 8:30 p.m. Planet 51
When: Saturday, Aug. 14 (9pm) & Aug 28 (8:30pm, dusk
Address: Mercerdale Park, 77th Ave SE and SE 32nd St
Bring blankets, lawn chairs, and flashlights. Concession treats will be sold. Movies are cancelled during inclement weather. Call the Community Center at 206.275.7609 to confirm cancellations on bad weather days.
Age: All
Cost: Free

(SAT) Kubota Garden
Join us for a Public Tour starting at 10:00AM this Saturday, August at the entry...your guide will be wearing a turquoise sash..always something to learn...rain or shine! It's free, but donations are welcome, of course!!!

(SAT) Fuchsia Show @ Ballard Locks

(SAT) GirlFest!
Imagine, if you were a girl, how cool it would be to have an entire day all about you? A day that celebrates everything cool about being a girl!
That’s just what Girl Scouts of Western Washington is doing on August 28, 2010, at Qwest Field Event Center. GirlFest is created especially for girls ages 5-18 and their families. We’ll have three stages, including one featuring national talent from Radio Disney! We’ll also have rock climbing walls, driving simulators, hockey, soccer and football stations, crafts, photos and even a pony! There will be hundreds of exhibits with information and opportunities to fit every girl's interests. Tickets are $20 for the all day event.

(SUN) Kids’ Auditions
The 5th Avenue Theatre will audition girls and boys ages 10 to 13 to fill children’s roles in the new holiday production, A Christmas Story: The Musical! Noon to 1:30 p.m. dancing, games and hands-on activities with Radio Disney, 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. auditions. Audition signups, audition requirements and production schedule available online.
When: Sunday, August 29, 2010, 12 – 3:30pm
Where: Westlake Park
401 Pine St., Seattle WA 98101
Elementary School, Middle School
Pre-register: Yes; FREE

(SUN) The Bumps and Babies Fair
This is a huge boutique and consignment sale where you can find everything your heart desires for your inside or outside baby!
Sunday, August 29th, 2010
9:30 am - 4:00 pm
Roosevelt Ale House parking lot
(8824 Roosevelt Ave NE, Seattle)

(SUN) Peace Concert
30th year of family-friendly concerts. Celebrate peace (no speeches) while listening to music.
When: Sunday, August 29, 2010, 12 – 6pm
Where: Volunteer Park
1247 15th Ave. E., Seattle
All ages; FREE

(SUN) Veggie Sushi
What: Budding chefs try their hand at making the Japanese delicacy, plus crafts
Why: Tiny epicures taste test exotic (yet delish) flavors from Dr. Susanna’s World Baby Foods.
Ages: 7 and under
When: Sun., 10 a.m.-noon.
Where: Sponge, 3107 S. Day St. For reservations (recommended), call 206-227-7138 or e-mail Participation is free.

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