Wednesday, September 29, 2010

weekend fun (oct 1-3)

Click for ongoing Friday events
Click for ongoing Saturday events
Click for ongoing Sunday events

(FRI) Free Bellevue Arts Museum
Bellevue Arts Museum is FREE 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. first Fridays.
When: Friday, October 1, 2010, 11am – 8pm
Where: Bellevue Arts Museum
510 Bellevue Way N.E. Bellevue
All ages; FREE

(FRI) Author Appearance – Laura Numeroff
Author Laura Numeroff reads from “Otis & Sydney and the Best Birthday Ever” (reading level ages 4 to 8).
When: Friday, October 1, 2010, 11am
Where: University Book Store, Mill Creek Town Center
15311 Main St. Mill Creek
Age recommendation: Preschool, Elementary School

(FRI) Lifeguarding Exhibition and Free Swim
Enjoy a FREE swim while lifeguards practice real-time rescues and emergency scenarios. Swim may be briefly interrupted for larger-scale emergency scenarios. Limited to first 100 participants.
When: Friday, October 1, 2010, 4:40 – 5:55pm
Where: Mountlake Terrace Recreation
5303 228th St. S.W.
Mountlake Terrace WA 98043
All Ages; FREE

(FRI/SAT/SUN) JBF Sale in Renton
The JBF Seattle Fall Sale will be in the TOPICS Entertainment Building
(just two blocks north of IKEA) at 3405 Lind Ave SW in Renton
3 Days of great consignment shopping!
Friday, October 1 - Noon to 7:00pm
Saturday, October 2 - 9:00am to 7:00pm
Sunday, October 3 - 9:00am to 3:00pm
Sunday only is DISCOUNT DAY - Many items are HALF Price on Sunday only!

(FRi/SAT/SUN) Jack and Jill Consignment Sale
Jack & Jill's fall sale will be held at the Carol Edwards Center in downtown Woodinville on October 1 & 2, 2010.
Shop Friday from 9am-5pm & Saturday from 9am-3pm. Saturday from noon-3pm is the half price tag sale!

(SAT) OCTOBER 2-3: Eighth Annual YWCA Closet Treasures Sale: Don’t let the economy impact your wardrobe. Enjoy guilt-free shopping at the Eighth Annual YWCA Closet Treasures Sale Oct. 2 and 3 at the YWCA, 1118 Fifth Ave., in Seattle. You’ll find high quality, new, gently used, and vintage clothing (including evening gowns and leather coats), plus shoes and accessories, all below consignment-store prices. Most items are under $50. Featured designer labels include St. John, Prada, Tory Burch, Marc Jacobs, BCBG, Yves Saint Laurent and Cole Haan. The preview sale is Saturday, Oct. 2, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., with a suggested donation of $35. You’ll be treated to complimentary refreshments and get first access to the sale. The public sale is Sunday, Oct. 3, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., and includes free admission, new items and bargains throughout the day, as well as purchase discounts. Cash, check, Visa and Mastercard accepted. All proceeds benefit Dress for Success® Seattle, a program of the YWCA that promotes the economic independence and self-sufficiency of women by providing professional attire, a network of support and the career development tools to help women thrive in work and life.

(SAT) Biannual Mill Creek sale
Lost of old and new items 1714 , 148 th st. SE , Mill Creek, Wa. 98012 , Evergreen division. This is an event you won't want to miss . People living in Mill creek are only aloud to have a sale of any kind twice a year, the first Saturday in May and October. October 2 nd there will over a hundred yard , garage sales along with mine. See you this Saturday October the 2nd.
8:00 am to 3:00 pm
148th St SE Bothell

(SAT) Great NW Glass Pumpkin Patch
Wander through a pumpkin patch of 2,000 hand-blown glass pumpkins.
When: Saturday, October 2, 2010, 9am – 4pm
Where: Northwest Arts Center
9825 N.E. 24th St. Bellevue
All ages; FREE

(SAT) Skagit Valley Festival of Family Farms
Thirteen farms throughout Skagit County are open to the public. Farm tours, meet the farmers, kids’ activities, hayrides, corn mazes, farm stands and more. Farm descriptions and directions available online. 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Oct. 1-2.
When: Saturday, October 2, 2010, 10am – 4pm
Where: Various locations
Skagit County
All ages; FREE

(SAT) Sensory Friendly Films
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, Legend of the Guardians: The Owls of Ga’Hoole (PG).
When: Saturday, October 2, 2010, 10am
Where: AMC Woodinville 12
17640 Garden Way N.E. Woodinville
All ages
Cost: $4 to $6
When: Saturday, October 2, 2010, 10am
Where: AMC Kent Station 14
426 Ramsay Way Kent WA 98032

(SAT) Harvest Celebration
Fruit-tasting maze, apple press, garden games, performance by Caspar Babypants (1 p.m.) and more.
When: Saturday, October 2, 2010, 11:30am – 2pm
Where: Magnuson Park Children’s Garden and Magnuson Park Amphitheater
6344 N.E. 74th St. Seattle
All ages; FREE

(SAT) Spokespeople Ride
Take a fun community bicycle ride with expert bicycle commuters. New riders welcome. Helmets required ($10 helmets available; call first). Children ages 9 and older with parents/guardians (ages 1 to 8 must be in trailer/child seat, or may ride on gravel path at Wallingford Playfield). 2 to 4 p.m. (arrive at 1:45 p.m. if new to riding in groups).
When: Saturday, October 2, 2010, 2 – 4pm
Where Wallingford Playfield (south end)
4219 Wallingford Ave. N. Seattle
All ages; FREE

(SAT) Green Kirkland
Help with restoration work at Everest Park. Wear work clothes, bring gloves, water bottle and rain gear (if necessary). All ages, ages 13 and younger with adult, ages 14 to 17 need signed waiver. Pre-registration preferable.
When: Saturday, October 2, 2010, 9am – 12pm
Where: Everest Park
500 Eighth St. S. Kirkland
All ages; FREE
Pre-register: Yes
Phone 425-587-3300

(SAT/SUN) BrickCon
View hundreds of LEGO® models on display, then make your own at this annual event.
Oct. 2-3. 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Cost: $7, free ages 3 and younger.
When: Saturday, October 2, 2010, 11am – 3pm
Where: Seattle Center Exhibition Hall
305 Harrison St.
Seattle WA 98109
All ages; Fee

(SAT) Tree Planting
Help plant native trees and shrubs along the Cedar River. Ages 6 to adult (children with adult).
When: Saturday, October 2, 2010, 10am – 1pm
Where: Maple Valley location
All Ages & FREE
Pre-register: Yes;

(SAT) Free First Saturday
Create a paper lantern to celebrate Diwali at Seattle Asian Art Museum. Ages 12 and younger with parent/guardian.
Family film Sagwa: Cat Tales and Celebrations, Chinese Feline Festivities 1:30 to 3:15 p.m.
When: Saturday, October 2, 2010, 11am – 2pm
Where: Seattle Asian Art Museum
1400 E. Prospect St. Seattle WA
Age recommendation: Toddler, Preschool, Elementary School

(SAT) Fox Island Indoor Market
More than 40 crafters and artisans, door prizes, kids’ playground and more.
When: Saturday, October 2, 2010, 10am – 4pm
Where: Nichols Community Center
690 9th Ave. Fox Island WA 98333
All ages; FREE

(SAT/SUN) Jubilee Farm Open
What: Take a hayride and wind through a maze, then warm up with hot apple cider.
Why: Plenty of pumpkins await to be turned into jack-o’-lanterns.
When: Thru Oct. 31. Sat. & Sun., 10 a.m.-5 p.m.
Where: 229 W. Snoqualmie River Rd., Carnation (425-222-4558).
Admission is free.

(SAT/SUN) Salmon Days
Celebrate the yearly return of salmon to Issaquah’s waterways. Art, craft and food booths, hatchery tours, grand parade (10 a.m. today), Field of Fun (hands-on activities, DockDogs, trampolines and human hamster balls, entertainment and more). No pets. The Issaquah Run includes a 1K Kids' Dash (10:25 a.m. Sun., 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. through Sun. Shuttles from Issaquah Park and Ride, Costco Corporate parking lot and Issaquah Highlands Park and Ride.

(SUN) Blessing of the Animals
Providence Mount St. Vincent
10:30 am, gather in the lobby

(SUN) Blessing of the Animals
12 noon, West Seattle High School Parking Lot, rain or shine.
The community is invited to bring all creatures great and small for this celebration and thanksgiving for the gift of animals. This is an annual event hosted by the people of St. John’s Episcopal Church. It is held on the Sunday closest to the Feast of St. Francis of Assisi, October 4. Francis was known for his love and care for all creation.

(SUN) Mo Willems book signing
Ok, how cool is this? Mo Willems, the beloved children's author, is coming to Borders in Redmond this Sunday, October 3, at 2pm. Willems will be signing copies of his latest book, Knuffle Bunny Free, to celebrate its release. If you haven't followed the story of Trixie and her precious Knuffle Bunny, you're missing out! The series concludes with Knuffle Bunny Free and promises to tug at heart strings. Be sure to check out Willems and get your own autographed copy for your kiddo - you'll both appreciate it for years to come!

(SUN) Take a Kid Mountain Biking Day
When: Sunday, October 3, 2010, 10am – 3pm
Where: Duthie Hill Park
27101 S.E. Duthie Hill Road Issaquah
Guided mountain bike ride, free barbeque, jump show with local pro riders and more.
Where: Issaquah
hen: Sunday, October 3, 2010, 10am – 3pm
Limited parking, see directions and alternative parking online.
All ages; FREE
Pre-register: Yes

(SUN) Steilacoom Apple Squeeze
Cider pressing, children’s activities, music, apple-related foods, crafts for sale, pony rides (noon). Bring apples from home to be identified.
When: Sunday, October 3, 2010, 10am – 4pm
Where: Lafayette Street and Wilkes Street, Steilacoom
All ages; FREE

(SUN) Arts Crush Kick-Off Fair
Reserve free tickets to regional arts events in October, take advantage of discount offers from more than 70 regional arts organizations and watch performances (including Caspar Babypants).
When: Sunday, October 3, 2010, 11am – 2pm
Where: Seattle Center Fisher Pavilion
305 Harrison St., Seattle
All ages; FREE

(SUN) Puget Sound Buddy Walk
Support family, friends and neighbors who have Down syndrome. One-mile walk, speakers, music, resource booths, family activities and more.
When: Sunday, October 3, 2010, 1 – 4pm
Where: Seattle Center Square
305 Harrison St. Seattle
All ages; FREE

No comments:

Post a Comment