Thursday, August 5, 2010

weekend fun (august 6-8)

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(FRI) Peanut Butter and Jam Concerts: Eric Herman
Tukwila Community Center
12424 42nd Ave. S., Tukwila. 206-768-2822.
When: Friday, August 6, 2010, 12pm
Where: Tukwila Community Center
12424 42nd Ave. S., Tukwila WA 98168
All ages; FREE

(FRI) The annual commemoration of the bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki at Green Lake includes a family program with a performance by Seattle Kokon Taiko and a lovely lantern-floating ceremony at dusk. Arrive early to fold an origami crane and make a lantern to push out onto the lake with hundreds of others. FREE. Friday, Aug. 6, 6:30-9 p.m.

(FRI) Family Concert & Moonllght Movie
Entertainment followed by outdoor family movie. The Georgetown Orbits followed by Babe (G)
When: Friday, August 6, 2010, 6:30pm
Where: Magnuson Park Amphitheater
6344 N.E. 74th St., Seattle WA
All ages; FREE

(FRI) Outdoor Movie Nite
Bring a blanket or lawn chair to watch Footloose (PG). Dusk. Refreshments sold.
When: Friday, August 6, 2010, 8pm
Where: Frances Anderson Center Playfield
700 Main St., Edmonds WA
All ages; FREE

(FRI) Free Children’s Museum of Tacoma
When: Friday, August 6, 2010, 10am – 7pm
Where: Children’s Museum of Tacoma
936 Broadway Ave., Tacoma WA
All ages; FREE

(FRI) 11am Free Bellevue Arts Museum, 510 Bellevue Way NE

(FRI/SAT) Magnolia SummerFest and Art Show
Craft, art and information booths, juried art show, inflatables, train rides, pony rides, stage entertainment, food, outdoor movie (Sat. night) and a large Children's and Grand Parade (10:30 a.m. Aug. 7). 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Aug. 6, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Aug. 7.
Friday, August 6, 2010, 11am – 7pm
Saturday, August 7, 2010, 10am – 6pm
Where W. Smith Street and 32nd Avenue W., Seattle WA
All ages; FREE

(FRI/SAT) Lake City Pioneer Days
Friday: 12:00-7:00 & Saturday: 10:00-7:00: vintage car show, children's and teen's family fun, street fair with craft & food vendors, senior games.
GRAND PERFORMANCE PARADE ROUTE AND START TIME! Saturday, August 7, at 7:00 p.m. From 135th South to 123rd on Lake City WaySave your space along the route! The opening ceremony will be held in front of the judge's stand at 127th & Lake City Way. It starts with a U.S. Army Color Guard, the singing of the National Anthem and a white dove release!

(FRI/SAT/SUN) Stanwood-Camano Community Fair
Washington State's largest community fair offers entertainment, animals, exhibits, parade (11 a.m. Aug. 7), kids' games, carnival and food. 9 a.m. to midnight Aug. 6 and 7, 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Aug. 8. $9, $6 seniors and ages 6 to 12, free ages 5 and younger.
When: Friday, August 6, 2010, 9 – 12am
Where: Stanwood-Camano Community Fairgrounds
6521 Pioneer Hwy.
Stanwood WA 98292
All ages

(FRI/SAT/SUN) Seafair Fleet week continues
Hydroplane races on Lake Washington, south of the I-90 Bridge. Air Show at Seafair features the U.S. Navy Blue Angels performing, and includes many other flight demonstrations and operations. Shore activities at Genesee Park (3800 Lake Washington Blvd. S., Seattle) and along Lake Washington Boulevard include entertainment, food, flight simulator, Kids Zone ($12) and more. Tickets for special seating available online. 8:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. Aug. 6 and 7, 7:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. Aug. 8. Parking very limited. See “How to do Seafair” on the Hydroplane Races online page.
Friday, August 6, 2010, 8:30am – 6pm
Saturday, August 7, 2010, 8:30am – 6pm
Sunday, August 8, 2010, 7:30am – 6pm
Where: Genesee Park
3800 Lake Washington Blvd. S.
All ages; FREE

(FRI/SAT/SUN) U.S. Navy Blue Angels at Museum of Flight
Friday, August 6, 2010, 9am – 5pm
Saturday, August 7, 2010, 9am – 5pm
Sunday, August 8, 2010, 9am – 5pm
Where: Museum of Flight
9404 E. Marginal Way S.
All ages; FREE
**FRI 12-3: Family Fun Workshop at the Museum of Flight. Make your own Blue Angels souvenirs. Noon to 3 p.m. Aug. 6 through 8. Included with admission. $15, $13 seniors, $11 active military, $8 ages 5 to 17, free ages 4 and younger.
See the U.S. Navy Blue Angels when they use the Museum of Flight as operational headquarters for the Seafair Air Show. Watch flight preparations, pilots’ pre-flight walk downs, plus departure and arrival of the jets and family activities. 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Aug. 5, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Aug. 6 through 8. FREE, museum admission separate.

(FRI/SAT/SUN) Umoja Fest African Heritage
Judkins Park, Seattle Parade, 23rd and Union: Three-day festival featuring a parade, live music, community speakers, over 50 vendors and much, much more!

(SAT) Autism Day WA at Jubilee Farm
A celebration for families touched by autism
When: Saturday, August 7th, 11am-3pm
Address: Jubilee Farm, 229 W Snoqualmie River Road NE, Carnation, WA 98014-8002
All Ages; FREE

(SAT) Sensory Friendly Film
Families affected by autism and other disorders can enjoy a film with lights brought up, sound turned down, no previews or ads. Bring your own snacks and feel free to move about. Today, Cats & Dogs 2 (PG). $4 to $6.
When: Saturday, August 7, 2010, 10am
Where: AMC Kent Station 14
426 Ramsay Way, Kent WA 98032
All ages

(SAT) Pirates at Princess Island
Family play performed by Open Circle Theater. 2 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays through Aug. 8.
When: Saturday, August 7, 2010, 2pm
Where: Volunteer Park
1247 15th Ave. E., Seattle
All ages; FREE

(SAT) Green Lake Summer Rowing Regatta
Watch more than 1,000 participants from the Pacific Northwest compete in races on Green Lake today. Parking extremely limited. Races begin at the north end of the lake near Duck Island and finish at the Aqua Theater. Best viewing Aqua Theater (limited seating) or along the S.W. shore, just west of the Aqua Theater.
When: Saturday, August 7, 2010, 6:45am – 6:30pm
Where: Green Lake, Seattle
All ages; FREE

(SAT) Free First Saturday
Paint imaginary landscapes at Seattle Asian Art Museum. Ages 12 and younger with parent/guardian.
When: Saturday, August 7, 2010, 11am – 2pm
Where: Seattle Asian Art Museum
1400 E. Prospect St., Seattle
Age recommendation: Toddler, Preschool, Elementary School

(SAT) Index Arts Festival
Arts and crafts marketplace, outdoor painting, poetry readings, music, food, children’s art activities and more.
When Saturday, August 7, 2010, 10am – 10pm
Where Doolittle Park and Avenue A, Index
All ages; FREE

(SAT) ArtRageous: Artists in Action Art Fair
Professional artists demonstrate art-making, offer hands-on activities and sell their own artwork.
When: Saturday, August 7, 2010, 11am – 4pm
Where: Les Gove Park
1005 12th St. S.E., Auburn WA
All ages; FREE

(SAT) Point Defiance Salmon Fishing Derby
Point Defiance Salmon Fishing Derby. Onshore activities include vendors, kids’ trout pond and hands-on activities.
When: Saturday, August 7, 2010, 11am – 2:30pm
Where: Point Defiance Marina
5400 N. Pearl St., Tacoma
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. Aug. 7 and 28, subject to weather and operational considerations.
When: Saturday, August 7, 2010, 12 – 1pm
Where: Paine Field
3407 109th St. S.W., Everett WA
All ages; FREE

(SAT) Movies at the Mural
The Princess Bride (PG). Bring low-back chairs and blankets. No pets. Dusk.
When: Saturday, August 7, 2010, 8pm
Where: Seattle Center Mural Amphitheatre
305 Harrison St.
Seattle WA 98109
All ages; FREE

(SAT) Outdoor Cinema Series
Outdoor Cinema Series. The Tooth Fairy (PG) Aug. 7, Disney’s Nature: Earth (G) Aug. 28. Bring a blanket and chairs. Dusk.
When: Saturday, August 7, 2010, 8pm
Where: Bradley Lake Park
531 31st Ave. S.E.. Puyallup WA 98374
All ages; FREE

(SAT) Popcorn in the Parks
Popcorn in the Parks. Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs (PG). Bring lawn chairs, blankets and picnic (popcorn provided). Dusk.
When: Saturday, August 7, 2010, 8pm
Where: Jennings Memorial Park
6915 Armar Road, Marysville
All ages; FREE

(SAT) Silly Bandz Swap @ Borders Book Stores
Bring your collection and get set to swap!
Saturday, Aug. 7 • 2:00 PM
Events and details vary by store. Children under 14 must be accompanied by a legal guardian. Please click on your local store for details.

(SAT) Music in the Garden at Bellevue Botanical Gardens
Looking to avoid the loud, crowded insanity that is Seafair? We've got the perfect antidote in this civilized Saturday evening spent having a picnic and listening to jazz music while Genii the Clown entertains the kiddos. Sat., 5:30 to 8:30 pm, Bellevue, Free. Read more

(SAT) The Wizard of Oz
Enjoy the popular musical in an outdoor amphitheater overlooking Snoqualmie Falls. 3 and 8 p.m. Saturdays, 3 p.m. Sundays July 24 through Aug. 29. $18, $16 ages 13 to 18 and seniors, $8 ages 6 to 12, free ages 5 and younger, reservations suggested. Dinner $8 to $18, reservations required.
When: Saturday, August 7, 2010, 8pm
Where: Snoqualmie Falls Forest Theater
36800 David Powell Road S.E., Fall City
All ages

(SAT/SUN) Country Village Bothell's Awesome August
Kids' Weekend = train and pony rides, baskets and birdhouses to make, cookies to bake, a scavenger hunt, snaxx and oh, so much more. FREE. Saturday, Aug. 7 and Sunday, Aug. 8, 11 a.m.-4 p.m.

(SAT/SUN) Festival of India
Jagannath Ratha Yatra and Festival of India
August 7'th and 8'th at Alki Beach:
We are holding our annual Ratha Yatra and festival of India on Aug 7'th and 8'th at Alki Beach Park. This is the 15'th grand year of Festival of India in Seattle. Please come along with your family and friends for a large, free vegetarian feast. Enjoy devotional music and dances. There will also be booths, book tables, exhibits, and dioramas showing Srila Prabhupada's teachings.

(SUN) Toddler Time
Join us in the SCT main lobby for a FREE event for toddlers and their families. Rock out to Caspar Babypants, Seattle's hottest band for the smallest set.
See a preview of SCT's interactive show for children 1-4, The Green Sheep.
Admission is FREE and RSVPs are not required. Doors open at 10:00am.
When: Sunday, August 8, 2010, 10am
Where: Seattle Children’s Theatre lobby
Seattle Center
201 Thomas St., Seattle WA

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