Tuesday, June 21, 2011

weekly fun (june 23-29)

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(THURS) A Children's Play Day
Children will explore physics with balls and tubes, play with sensory materials, trike riding, active gym play, easel painting, painting with marbles and lots more. 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. or 6:30 to 8 p.m.
Thursday, June 23, 2011, 9:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
North City Cooperative Preschool
816 N.E. 190th St.
Shoreline WA 98155

(THURS) Free Bowling Lesson Day
Free Bowling Instruction for all our kids bowl free kids. Sign up for free bowling all summer long at www.kidsbowlfree.com.
Thursday, June 23, 2011, 1 – 5 p.m.
Spin Alley Bowling Center
1430 N.W. Richmond Beach Road
Shoreline WA 98177
Elementary School, Middle School, High School
Pre-register Yes
206 533 2345

(THURS) Bellevue Olympic Day
Where: Crossfit Bellevue
13425 SE 30th Street Suite 2C
Bellevue, Wa
Jun 23, 2011
10:00 am – 9:00 pm
Move your body and help us celebrate Olympic Day! Meet Olympic Gold Medalist Anna Cummins, attend the opening ceremonies, participate in a fitness decathlon, and enjoy a community barbecue and wellness fair. Make sure to wear your sneakers and athletic apparel and be ready to celebrate, move, and have fun! Space is limited. To register contact anna@cumminschirpractic.com.
Olympic Day (introduced in 1948 to commemorate the birth of the modern Olympic Games) is celebrated all around the world. Hundreds of thousands of people – young and old – get moving and participate in sporting and cultural activities, such as runs, exhibitions, music and educational seminars. Over the last two decades, the event has helped to spread the Olympic ideals to every corner of the world.

(THURS-SUN) Redmond Town Center Arts Festival
Redmond Town Center
7525 166th Ave NE
Jun 23–26, 2011
This annual Sidewalk Sale and Arts Festival will feature locally handmade crafts, food and music. Plus, there will be plenty of activities to distract the kiddos so you can hunt for bargains.
Thursday – Saturday: 10:00 am – 7:00 pm
Sunday: 11:00 am – 5:00 pm

(FRI) Casper BabyPants
on the front steps of the
2401 Utah Ave S
Seattle WA 98134
set time 4:45pm

(FRI) Auburn Kids Day
Entertainment, inflatable rides, arts and crafts, face painting, activity and information booths, miniature golf, go-cart and pony rides, food, bike helmet sales ($8) and more.
Friday, June 24, 2011, 11 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Les Gove Park
910 Ninth St. S.E.
Auburn WA 98002
All Ages; FREE

(FRI) Radio Disney Family Fun and Fitness Tour
Join the Radio Disney Road Crew to celebrate the groundbreaking of Snoqualmie Valley YMCA Music, games, Disney tattoos, dancing, nutritional trivia, and tons of free prizes from Disney and Flatout Bread. Moms can check out the Flatout welcome table to learn about family meal solutions made with Flatout wraps.
Friday, June 24, 2011, 6 – 8 p.m.
Snoqualmie Valley YMCA
35016 S.E. Ridge St.
Snoqualmie WA 98065
Preschool, Elementary School

(FRI) Summer Family Vaudeville at Kenyon‏
Celebrate summer with Kenyon Hall Vaudeville next Friday, June 24 at 7:30. There'll be a Silent Movie Short with Bob White at the Mighty Wurlitzer, Comedy Juggling with Matt Baker, and Musical Memories by the Light of the Moon with Connie Corrick, Laurie Clothier, and Lou Magor at the piano.
Bring your kids and bring your parents for a great family evening of music and fun!
Reserved table seats are $14. Row seating is $12 general and $10 seniors. With a reservation, row seating is only $10 general and $8 seniors. Elementary, middle, & high school students are $5. Pre-school children are free, and Root Beer Floats are still only a buck.

(FRI) Harry and the Potters Concert
Kick off the summer reading program and celebrate Potterpalooza with Harry and the Potters! Join us as brothers Paul and Joe DeGeorge bring their wizard brand of Rock n’ Roll to the Central Library. The Fourth Avenue entrance will open at 6:30 pm; entry is not guaranteed after 7:15 pm. Limited parking will be available in the Central Library garage for the $5. Advance tickets are required. Reserve your tickets beginning June 10 at brownpapertickets.com or 800-838-3006.
Central Library 1000 Fourth Ave Seattle
Jun 24, 2011 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Cost: Free
Ages: 5+

(FRI) Fire Department Day
This is the 14th annual summer safety kickoff at the museum. Fire equipment will be on display (kids can climb aboard, too), local firefighters will be on hand for a meet-and-greet, and kids can visit the Safety Zone to learn basic safety info. It all happens in the museum east parking lot, and it's free (a visit to the museum is optional and is still regular price).
The Museum of Flight, Seattle
Date: 06/24/2011
Time: 10 a.m.-1 p.m.
Ages: All ages
Cost: Free

(SAT) Party In The Park
Bridle Trails State Park Horse Show Grounds
NE 53rd and 116th NE Kirkland
Jun 25, 2011 8:00 am – 12:30 pm
Join us for the 9th annual Bridle Trails Park Foundation "Party In The Park" This is our annual event to celebrate this beautiful park and raise funds so that the Foundation can continue to meet our obligation to the State and protect the Park. This has become a popular event with the feel of an old fashioned country fair. We hope to see you there!
Breakfast: 8:30am - 11:30am Pancakes, bacon, coffee or juice - $5.00 a plate
Entertainment: 9:30am - 12:30pm Free entertainment featuring Valentine's Performing Pigs, equestrian drill teams, miniature horses, dog agility and more!
Kid's Activities: 9:30am - 12:30pm Pony rides, cake walk, face painters, Donkey Dash (no donkeys, just a race for the kids),and more! No charge, but donations gladly accepted. Suggested donation of $5.00 for pony ride.
Raffle: $5.00 a ticket. Do not need to be present to win. Drawing at 12:20 pm
Raffle items - To Be Determined.
Merchandise: T-shirts, hats, etc.

(SAT) Greenwood Car Show
Cool cars, vintage hydroplanes and fire trucks, music, food, kids' zone and more. Bring non-perishable food bank donation.
Saturday, June 25, 2011, 8 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Greenwood Avenue N. from N. 68th to N. 90th
Seattle WA
All ages; FREE

(SAT) Friends of The Seattle Public Library
Summer Reading Extravaganza Book Sale
Stock up on fun summer reading! More than 15,000 children’s books as well as paperback and hardback fiction books for the grown-ups will be available. All items will sell for $1. Proceeds of the sale support The Seattle Public Library.
Saturday, June 25, 2011, 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Warren G. Magnuson Park
View Ridge Room in the Brig
7400 Sand Point Way N.E.
Seattle WA 98115

(SAT) Urban Surf Jetty Jam
Board sport competitions (stand up paddle, kite board), free introductory clinics, food and music. Free ferry to Jetty Island at 10th Street boat launch off W. Marine View Drive.
Saturday, June 25, 2011, 10 a.m. – 10 p.m.
Jetty Island
W. Marine View Drive
Everett WA 98201
All ages; FREE

(SAT) Caspar Babypants
Family concert from the popular kids’ entertainer.
Saturday, June 25, 2011, 10:30 a.m.
Dusty Strings Music Store
3406 Fremont Ave. N.
Seattle WA 98103

(SAT) National Park Family Day
Family-friendly event filled with fun activities, demonstrations, and information geared toward children and those unfamiliar with national parks of the Northwest, outdoor activities and conservation in general.
Saturday, June 25, 2011, 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.
The Mountaineers, Magnuson Park
7700 Sand Point Way N.E.
Seattle WA 98115
All ages

(SAT) Snoqualmie Ice Cream-O-Rama
Saturday, June 25, 2011, 11 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Snoqualmie Ice Cream
21106 86th Ave. S.E.
Maltby WA 98296
All ages; FREE
First annual Snoqualmie Ice Cream-O-Rama featuring free ice cream, free family-friendly music, free hot dogs and free tours of the Snoqualmie Ice Creamery to learn how your ice cream is made!
-Free Snoqualmie Ice Cream Samples
-Free hot dog BBQ
-Live music by Caspar Babypants (set time 2:00pm) and Seattle’s favorite buskers from Pike Place Market
-Ceremonial seed planting at Snoqualmie Ice Cream's new sustainable farm.
-Tours of the Snoqualmie Ice Creamery

(SAT) Lakewood Summer Fest
Music, food, vendors, kids zone ($5, plus small fee for activities), chalk art festival (pre-register by June 10), car and motorcycle show, historic tours, soccer tournament, safety fair and more. Outdoor movie How to Train Your Dragon (PG) starts at dusk.
Saturday, June 25, 2011, 11 a.m. – 11:30 p.m.
Fort Steilacoom Park
8714 87th Ave. S.W.
Lakewood WA 98498
All ages; FREE

(SAT/SUN) Strawberry Festival
What: A free celebration of the summery fruit with carnival games, face painting, and clowns.
Why: Save room for shortcake.
When: Sat., 10 a.m.-8 p.m.; Sun., 10 a.m.-5 p.m.
Where: Crossroads International Park, NE Eighth St., at 164th Ave. NE, Bellevue. Info at 425-450-1049.

(SUN) Skandia Midsommarfest
Family-friendly Swedish celebration of summer solstice includes a folk parade and raising of the 55-foot Midsommar Pole (2:30 p.m.), music, dance performances and instruction, colorful Nordic costumes and flower crowns, activities for children, and traditional Scandinavian crafts and food. Free parking.
Sunday, June 26, 2011, 11 a.m. – 6 p.m.
Saint Edward State Park
14445 Juanita Drive N.E.
Kenmore WA 98028
All ages; FREE

(SUN) Lilo & Stitch
What: Take a comfy chair along for a free screening of the Disney flick. Did we mention free popcorn?
Why: The rambunctious alien makes Rover look like an angel.
When: Sun., 5 p.m.
Where: Third Place Books, 17171 Bothell Way NE, Lake Forest Park (206-366-3333).

(SUN) "A Cat Like That" Book Party
"A Cat Like That," is a new picture book for ages 3 to 8 from author/illustrator Wendy Wahman, and the companion book to "Don't Lick the Dog…Making Friends with Dogs." We'll have snacks and prizes and Wendy will read and draw with the kids and sign books.
Sunday, June 26, 2011, 3 – 6 p.m.
Parkplace Books
348 Parkplace Center
Kirkland WA 98033
Toddler, Preschool, Elementary School

(SUN) Shoreline Arts Festival
Adult and junior juried art, children’s hands-on art, dance, music, Philippine Festival and more. 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. June 25, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. June 26. Missoula Children’s Theatre presents Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs for all ages (1 and 5 p.m. June 25, $7).
Sunday, June 26, 2011, 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Shoreline Center
18560 First Ave. N.E.
Shoreline WA 98155
All ages; FREE

(MON) Bat Walk
Learn about bats, then search for them using a bat detector. 8:15 p.m. June 3, 8:30 p.m. June 15 and 27.
Monday, June 27, 2011, 8:30 p.m.
Green Lake Park near Bathhouse Theater
7201 E. Green Lake Drive N.
Seattle WA 98115
All ages; FREE

(TUES) Kids First Noontime Series
Brian Vogan and his Good Buddies.
Tuesday, June 28, 2011, 11 a.m. – 12 p.m.
Sammamish Commons Park
801 228th Ave. S.E.
Sammamish WA 98075
All ages; FREE

(TUES) Children’s Entertainment Series: Leapin’ Louie
Tuesday, June 28, 2011, 6:30 p.m.
Huntamer Park
618 Woodland Square Loop S.E.
Lacey WA 98503
All ages; FREE

(WED) Farm Gardening at Kelsey Creek Farm
Get down and dirty on Wednesday! Head to Kelsey Creek Farm for some kid-style farming. Everyone gets to pick some seeds, plant them, and take them home to see how they grow. When you are done, you can walk around the farm, see some animals, and just have some country-in-the-city fun! It all happens on Wednesday, June 29 from 11:00 to 11:30 am. All ages are welcome, parents need to stay with their kids.

1 comment:

  1. My gosh, I want to come and live in your town! What fun things to do! I especially like the idea of the ice cream-orama. Even the poster is super cute! ( www.mamamoontime.com) Thanks for stopping by my blog and introducing me to yours! Amber