Tuesday, May 17, 2011

weekly fun (may 19-25)

Click for ongoing events:

(THURS) Live with Caspar Babypants
This show will feature simple songs families can sing together to reinforce many concepts related to Early Literacy. Ages 2 to 5 with adult. Space limited.
Thursday, May 19, 2011, 11 a.m.
Pacific Community Center Gymnasium
305 Milwaukee Blvd. S.
Pacific WA 98047
Toddler, Preschool

(FRI) Spring, Sprang, Sprung!
Which creatures creep while you sleep? Find out at this community dinner and moonlight walk through Seward Park. Experienced naturalists will lead this informative walk through the Park’s magnificent old growth forest and around beautiful Lake Washington. Listen for owls hooting and coyotes yipping, and learn about spiders, bats mountain beavers and other wildlife residents of the park. Fri., 7:00 pm, Seattle, $3-$8. Advance tickets required.

(FRI) Jumping Jamboree
Ages 3 - 12
Get ready for an action-packed event
with our jump toy extravaganza. Youth will enjoy a multitude of jump toys! Light
snacks and refreshments will be served. This event is sure to get everyone jumping!
Location: Hiawatha CC Class #68554
Fri 6 - 8pm

(FRI) Play in Peace Day
A testament to local children’s efforts to build a playground and sprayground at Wright Park and Completely renovate McCarver Park. Start at Wright Park, march through the Hilltop Community to McCarver Park. Fun and engaging activities at both parks. Wright Park, 501 South I St., Tacoma. McCarver Park, 2301 S. “J” St., Tacoma.
Friday, May 20, 2011, 12 p.m.
Wright Park
501 South I St.
Tacoma WA
All ages; FREE

(FRI) Ballard Summer Streets
The street is closed today for a massive bike party.
Includes fun interactive events.
Friday, May 20, 2011, 4 – 7 p.m.
22nd Street N.W. between N.W. Market Street and Ballard Avenue N.W.
Seattle WA
All ages

(FRI/SAT/SUN) Viking Fest
Poulsbo’s tribute to Norway with food, crafts, entertainment, carnival, Viking Village, eating contests, parade (2 p.m. Sat.), Viking Fest Road Race including a Kids’ Dash (check in 7:30 a.m. Sat.) and more. 4 to 10 p.m. May 20, 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. May 21, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. May 22. Downtown Poulsbo, shuttles available.
Friday, May 20, 2011, 4 – 10 p.m.
Poulsbo WA
All ages; FREE

(SAT) Redmond Pet Fair
Are you looking to expand your family with Fido or maybe a friend for Fido? The Whiskers, Wings and Wagging Tails event will offer pet adoptions, vendors, displays, dog sport demonstrations, and activities for the whole fam. Plus, get information and advice from pet experts. Well-behaved pets (on leashes) are welcome to attend too! Sat., 10:00 am – 3:00 pm, Redmond, Free.

(SAT) Rock Out with the Not-Its!
Date: 5/21/2011
Start Time: 11:00 AM
End Time: 12:00 PM
All ages welcome.
Meet The Not-Its! Seattle's most rockin' kids band, sporting skinny pink ties and fluffy pink tutus. Their high-energy stage performances are guaranteed to get kiddies on their feet and jumping around with delight. Listen and learn more at wearethenot-its.com. Sammamish Library. Tickets not required. Please arrive early, seating may be limited. Sponsored by the Friends of the Sammmamish Library.
Contact: Sara Jensen

(SAT) Green Kirkland
Help with restoration work at Kiwanis 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 preferred.
Saturday, May 21, 2011, 9 a.m. – 12 p.m.
Kiwanis Park
1405 10th St. W.
Kirkland WA 98033
All ages; FREE
Pre-register Yes

(SUN) Alki Seattle Summer Streets
The street is closed today for a kids’ talent show, entertainment, surf machine, skate ramp, stand up paddleboard and skate demonstrations, and more. Leashed dogs welcome. Car-free transportation encouraged.
Sunday, May 22, 2011, 11 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Alki Avenue S.W. from S.W. Maryland Place to 63rd Avenue S.W.
Seattle WA
All ages, FREE

(SUN) Community-Wide Celebration in Honor of Yom Ha'atzmaut and Lag B'Omer
Celebrate Yom Ha'atzmaut (Israel Independence Day) and Lag B'Omer with a day of fun family educational activities that explore different segments of Israeli society. There will also be a "Jewish Fair" in the JCC auditorium, where you can shop as well as get more information on Jewish activities in the Seattle area. FREE.
Sunday, May 22, 2011, 4 – 8 p.m.
Stroum Jewish Community Center
3801 E. Mercer Way
Mercer Island WA 98040
All ages; FREE

(SAT) Kids fly free at Paine Field's aviation day this Saturday
EVERETT -- As many as 10,000 people are expected to attend General Aviation Day at Paine Field this Saturday. The 16th annual event features a variety of free aviation-related activities, including free 20-minute flights for children, throughout the day at the airport. (Thanks Angel!)

(SAT) Nick of Time Foundation Community Fest/Cascade HeartRescue launch
4 and 8-mile Ironheart run, obstacle course for children, CPR training, AED (automated external defibrillator) demonstrations, blood pressure check, glucose and lipids testing (heart disease indicators), training in recognition and response to heart attack, Redmond Fire Department and American Medical Response vehicles. Race fees apply for the IronHeart classic race. Visit classic.ironheartracing.com for details on the stroller- and pet-friendly races.
Additional health and safety events include bicycle helmet and car seat safety checks, prizes and a raffle for an AED.
Saturday, May 21, 2011, 9 a.m. – 2 p.m.
Marymoor Park
6046 W. Lake Sammamish Pkwy. N.E.
Redmond WA 98052
All ages; FREE

(SAT) International Migratory Bird Day
Play games, see birds up close, look at nesting eagles through a scope, build a bird home, take a guided bird walk.
Saturday, May 21, 2011, 10 a.m. – 3 p.m.
Audubon Center, Seward Park
5902 Lake Washington Blvd. S.
Seattle WA 98118
All ages; FREE

(SAT) Petapalooza
Animal-related entertainment stage, vendors, pet contests, pet parade (noon), petting area, Disc Dogs, inflatable rides, kids’ activities, pet exams and more.
Saturday, May 21, 2011, 10 a.m. – 7 p.m.
Game Farm Park
3030 “R” St. S.E.
Auburn WA 98002
All ages; FREE

(SAT) Westwood Village Street Fair - West Seattle
11am-7pm, Westwood Village is holding their 2nd Annual Westwood Village Street Fair Saturday, May 22, 2010. The event will feature inflatable carnival rides, face painting, a magician, a meet and greet with famous northwest clown JP Patches, a fashion show, plus live performances from the Red Hot Blues Girls and The Memphis Radio Kings. FREE

(SAT) Rock Out with The Not-Its!
High-energy stage performance guaranteed to get kiddies on their feet and jumping around with delight. 11 a.m. and 1 p.m. Seating limited.
Saturday, May 21, 2011, 11 a.m.
Sammamish Library
825 228th Ave. S.E.
Sammamish WA 98075
All ages; FREE

(SAT) Healthy Parent, Happy Baby: FREE Event
Saturday, May 21, 11 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Swedish Cherry Hill Campus, 500 17th Ave, Seattle
First 100 will receive free goody bag!
Are you or someone you know a new or expecting parent?
Join us for the second annual BabyMap Event! This event aims to support new and expecting parents by offering not only experts in the field of relationships and parenting, but also introductions to local, baby-friendly vendors and product resources that can help make the transition into parenthood a little bit easier

(SAT) People-Powered Park Parade & Lewis Park Celebration
Family-friendly bike and walk parade, bike decoration contest, prizes, pedal-powered float, tour the future bike boulevard on N. Beacon Hill. Meet at 11:30 a.m., leave at noon, arrive at Lewis Park 1 p.m. FREE. Jefferson Park Playground, 4165 16th Ave. S., Seattle.

(SAT) Celebrate the Restoration of Lewis Park Natural Area!
Free food, BBQ, entertainment, park tours, and Urban Forest Restoration Education. 1 to 5 p.m. FREE. 1120 15th Ave S., Seattle.
Saturday, May 21, 2011, 11:30 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Jefferson Park Playground
4165 16th Ave. S.
Seattle WA 98106
All ages; FREE

(SAT) Bike Helmet Fitting and Giveaway
Sizes available for ages 1 to 18. Wearer must be present and supplies are limited.
Saturday, May 21, 2011, 12 – 3 p.m.
Rainier Community Center
4600 38th Ave. S.
Seattle WA 98118
Toddler, Preschool, Elementary School

(SAT) Family Fun Day @ Wing Luke
Learn Japanese paper arts from local artist Mia Yoshihara Bradshaw.Saturday, May 21, 2011, 1 – 3 p.m.
The Wing
719 S. King St.
Seattle WA 98104
All ages; FREE

(SAT) Green Tales at IslandWood
A multi-age free storytelling community event featuring local storyteller Jo Walter and others, who will share tales for environmental appreciation and awareness. All are welcome.
Saturday, May 21, 2011, 1 – 4:30 p.m.
4450 Blakely Ave. N.E.
Bainbridge Island WA 98110
All ages; FREE
Pre-register Yes

(SAT) April Showers Bring May (Cheese) Flowers
Combine two of your favorite things, spring and cheese! With Tami, you’ll learn how to create flowers out of cheese. Voila - your own edible arrangement! Ages 5 to 12, but all ages welcome.
Saturday, May 21, 2011, 6 – 7 p.m.
Proctor Metropolitan Market
2420 N. Proctor St.
Tacoma WA 98406
Elementary School; FREE

(SAT/SUN) University District StreetFair
More than 350 craft, food and information booths, entertainment stages, street performers, children’s area (near University Way N.E. and N.E. 50th Street) and more. 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. May 21, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. May 22.
Saturday, May 21, 2011, 10 a.m. – 7 p.m.
University Way N.E.
Seattle WA 98105
All ages; FREE

(SUN) Seattle Turtle Show
They're oh so sl-o-o-w… and oh so loveable. Come meet the turtles when the Seattle Turtle and Tortoise Club comes to Sky Nursery. Besides live turtles, the club will have displays and information on a variety of turtle and tortoise topics, including native, endangered, and invasive species, conservation and rescue, and, of course, pet turtles! Come enjoy the fun!
Sunday, May 22, 2011, 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Sky Nursery
18528 Aurora Ave. N.
Shoreline WA 98133
All ages; FREE

(SUN) Be Prepared Puget Sound - Emergency Preparedness Fair
A community service educational event designed to benefit the City of Mukilteo and the surrounding areas of Snohomish, King and Island Counties by providing demonstrations, information, instruction and materials to prepare families and businesses to survive natural and man-made disasters. There are over 30 booths and 20 classes at this event, with scheduled tours of the Fire Station, First Aid demonstrations and even a Kids Zone with fun and educational activities.
Sunday, May 22, 2011, 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Rosehill Community Center
304 Lincoln Avenue
Mukilteo WA 98275
All ages; FREE

(MON) Live with Caspar Babypants
This show will feature simple songs families can sing together to reinforce many concepts related to Early Literacy. Ages 2 to 5 with adult. Space limited.
Monday, May 23, 2011, 10:30 a.m.
Lake Forest Park Library
17171 Bothell Way N.E.
Lake Forest Park WA 98155
Toddler, Preschool; FREE

(MON) Stories from Junk Puppet Land
Travel to Junk Puppet Land with Zambini Brothers Puppet Company, where multicultural stories are told by whimsical characters constructed of household stuff most people throw away.
Monday, May 23, 2011, 7 p.m.
Mercer Island Library
4400 88th Ave. S.E.
Mercer Island WA 98040
All ages; FREE

Open Up and Say HA!
Laugh-filled hour of stories about expectations, getting teased and killer bees, from Rick Huddle. Part concert, part theater, but mostly fun and games. Ages 3 and older.
Tuesday, May 24, 2011, 7 p.m
Preschool, Elementary School
(TUES) Bothell Library
18215 98th Ave. N.E.
Bothell WA 98011
(WED) Greenbridge Library
9720 Eighth Ave. S.W.
Seattle WA 98106

(WED) U DISTRICT: Package bulk foods
Help package bulk foods purchased with PCC food bank program donations from PCC shoppers. All ages welcome!
Wear closed toe shoes and layers as it can get cold in the warehouse.
Organization: PCC Natural Markets Food Bank Program
Date and Time: 5/25/2011 7:00:00 PM
Location University District Food Bank, 1413 N.E. 50th St., Seattle
Event Outside: No
Hours Required: 2
Contact Phone: 206-547-1222
Contact Email: communityrelations@pccsea.com
Group Size: 8-20
Age Range: 5 and over
Is the Event Full? Spots still available

No comments:

Post a Comment