Tuesday, June 7, 2011

weekly fun (june 9-15)

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(THURS - ongoing) The Forest Park Animal Farm opened last weekend! The farm hours are 10am-4pm from June 4 - August 14! (Thanks Angel!)

(THURS) Tales for a Thursday Evening
Seattle Storytellers Guild presents Stories and Songs of the Sea – maritime tales, poems and songs by emerging performance duo Niall Townley and Avery Hill. Ages 5 to 105.
Thursday, June 9, 2011, 7 p.m.
Haller Lake Community Club
12579 Densmore Ave. N.
Seattle WA 98133
Elementary School, Middle School, High School

(FRI) Garden Tots
What: Drop in for plant-related activities and crafts (ages 2-7).
Why: This week, green thumbs-in-training make leaf monsters.
When: Ongoing. Fri., 10 a.m.-1 p.m.
Where: Kruckeberg Botanic Garden, 20312 15th Ave. NW, Shoreline (206-546-1281). Admission is $5 per family.

(FRI) Sorticulture
Sorticulture. Garden art and plant vendors, display gardens, speakers, music and kids' activities. 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. June 10, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.june 11, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. June 12. Limited parking.
Friday, June 10, 2011, 10 a.m. – 8 p.m.
Legion Memorial Park
145 Alverson Blvd.
Everett WA 98201
All ages; FREE

(FRI/SAT/SUN) Juneteenth Celebration
Food, entertainment, vendors, ice cream social (4 p.m. June 10), poetry and essay contests, walk to encourage kids to stay in school (10 a.m. June 11, from Washington Middle School), Church in the Park (June 12.) and more. In celebration of the Emancipation Proclamation in Texas, the last state to free enslaved African Americans. Noon to dusk June 10 and 12, 10 a.m. to dusk June 11.
Friday, June 10, 2011, 12 – 9 p.m.
Saturday, June 11, 2011, 10 a.m. – 9 p.m.
Sunday, June 12, 2011, 12 – 9 p.m.
Pratt Park
20th and E. Yesler Way
Seattle WA 98144
All ages; FREE

(FRI/SAT/SUN) Just Between Friends
Lynnwood Convention Center; June 10th – 12th
A sale of "gently used" and new children's clothing, name brand maternity wear, toys, outside playground equipment, baby and nursery items, books, videos, and many more unique children's items.

(SAT) Celebrate the Solstice Beach Cleanup
Help clean two miles of beaches at Discovery Park. All needed supplies and safety instruction provided.
Saturday, June 11, 2011, 9 a.m. – 12 p.m.
Discovery Park
3801 W. Government Way
Seattle WA 98199
All ages; FREE
Pre-register 206-386-4236

(SAT) 2nd Annual Fly Fishing Event!
Come spend the morning helping Friends of the Cedar River Watershed restore critical habitat for spawning salmon and other wildlife at King County Parks, Cavanaugh Pond Natural Area. Afterward, enjoy our other workshops and activities including: Fly fishing lessons and instruction, casting and tying demonstrations for beginners and the avid angler--extra equipment available for beginners!
Guest presentations by fisheries biologist, Aaron Bosworth from WDFW and Cam Sigler, guide for local and destination saltwater fly fishing. Stream insect identification labs. Smoked salmon and catered lunch will be provided. Don't miss this fun, educational, interactive event for all ages and angles!
Saturday, June 11, 2011, 9 a.m. – 2 p.m.
Cavanaugh Pond
Renton, WA
(Email for directions)
All ages; FREE
Pre-register 206-297-8141

(SAT) Tooth Fairy's Birthday Party
Saturday, June 11, 2011, 10 a.m. – 2 p.m.
Lynnwood Kids Dentist
18833-B 28th Ave.
Lynnwood WA 98037
Come Celebrate the Tooth Fairy's Birthday!
Lynnwood Kids Dentist's Grand Opening of their new location
* Meet and take your picture with the Tooth Fairy
* Fun crafts
* Kids play area and Microsoft Kinetic video games
* Free electric toothbrush for first 100 kids
* Meet Dr. Lucas and take a tour of our brand new office
Office located by the Alderwood Mall, in the Shane Company Plaza

(SAT) Walk to the Big Cedar
Take a short hike to see a 500-year-old cedar and learn about the ways Native Americans and early pioneers used cedar. All ages.
Saturday, June 11, 2011, 10 a.m. – 12 p.m.
Meadowbrook Farm
1711 Boalch Ave.
North Bend WA 98045
All ages; FREE

(SAT) Family Movie & Pizza Night
Bring everyone in the family for pizza and a movie at the Wallingford COMMUNITY Senior Center. We'll be showing "Ponyo," rated G. This event is popular - please reserve your seats in advance! Donations accepted.
Saturday, June 11, 2011, 5:30 – 8:30 p.m.
Wallingford Community Senior Center
4649 Sunnyside Ave. N., Suite 140
Seattle WA 98103
Infant, Toddler, Preschool, Elementary School, Middle School
Pre-register 206-461-7825

(SAT) Architecture 101 Workshop
An architectural studio workshop will be offered on the subject of Monuments. We will look at monuments around the world and discuss why we build monuments. There will be discussion on what is important to us as individuals, as a community, as a country and as world citizens. We will also talk about what gives a monument the appearance of importance, whether it is it's size, location, it's artistic form or other factors. The students will then have an opportunity to design and build a monument in model form.
Saturday, June 11, 2011, 1 – 4 p.m.
601 S. King St.
Seattle WA 98104
Elementary School, Middle School

(SAT/SUN) Festival Sundiata: Black Arts Fest
Event celebrates the richness and diversity of African and African-American culture, history and art. Performances, art exhibit, marketplace, food, children’s activities and more. Noon to 8 p.m. June 11, noon to 6 p.m. June 12.
12 – 6 p.m.
Seattle Center House and Fisher Pavilion
305 Harrison St.
Seattle WA 98109
All ages; FREE

(SUN) Professor Banjo at Couth Buzzard Books
Family musician "Professor Banjo" plays at Couth Buzzard Books. He entertains kids with sing-a-longs, stories, etc., plus great old-time music and a ready wit that parents will enjoy, too!
No cost - donations go to the artist.
Sunday, June 12, 2011, 11 a.m. – 12 p.m.
Couth Buzzard Books
8310 Greenwood Ave. N.
Seattle WA 98103
Infant, Toddler, Preschool, Elementary School

(TUES/WED) Beach Exploration
June 14 10 a.m.
Carkeek Park
950 N.W. Carkeek Park Road
Seattle WA 98177
Ed Munro Seahurst Park
2400 S.W. 140th Street
Seattle WA 98166
Golden Gardens
8498 Seaview Place N.W.
Seattle WA 98117
Richmond Beach Saltwater Park
2021 N.W. 190th St.
Shoreline WA 98177
South Alki Beach, Lincoln Park
8011 Fauntleroy Way S.W.
Seattle WA 98136
Des Moines Beach Park
22030 Cliff Ave. S.
Des Moines WA 98198

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