Wednesday, August 3, 2011

weekly fun (aug 4-10)

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FREE MUSEUM THURSDAY **Call ahead to confirm hours!
* Kids Discovery Museum (Bainbridge Island)
* KidsQuest Children’s Museum
* Bellevue Arts Museum
* Soundbridge @ Benaroya
* Hands On Children’s Museum Olympia
* Seattle Art Museum 10:00am-9:00pm
* Museum of Flight 5:00pm-9:00pm
* Burke Museum of Natural History and Culture *10:00am-8:00pm
* Experience Music Project & Science Fiction Museum *5:00pm-8:00pm
* Henry Art Gallery 11:00am-8:00pm
* Museum of History and Industry 10:00am-8:00pm
*Northwest African American Museum 11:00am-7:00pm
* The Wing Luke Museum of the Asian Pacific American Experience 10:00am-8:00pm
* Frye Art Museum *always FREE; donations accepted
* Northwest African American Museum
* Burke Museum

(THURS) U.S. Navy Blue Angels Practice
Watch the Blue Angels practice as they prepare for tomorrow’s Seafair Air Show.
Thursday, Aug. 4, 2011, 10 a.m. – 2:30 p.m.
Lake Washington
Seattle WA
All ages; FREE

(THURS) Music for All!
Johnny Bregar and Friends entertain with old standards and catchy new original songs. Ages 3 and older. Space limited.
Thursday, Aug. 4, 2011, 11 a.m.
Shoreline Library
345 N.E. 175th
Shoreline WA 98155

(THURS) First Thursday Green Lake Jam
Explore the magic of hands-on music in an outdoor setting.We bring drums, small percussion instruments and chairs. You bring your spirit and a friend. Follow the Jamtown John, the 'conductor' who will lead the merry band on a musical adventure.
COST: $5, $10 per family.
Thursday, Aug. 4, 2011, 6:30 – 8:30 p.m.
Green Lake Park near Bathhouse Theater
7201 E. Green Lake Drive N.
Seattle WA 98115
All ages

(THURS/FRI/SAT/SUN) Blue Angels at Museum of Flight
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. 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Aug. 4-7. FREE, museum admission separate.
Thursday, Aug. 4, 2011, 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Museum of Flight
9404 E. Marginal Way S.
Seattle WA
All ages; FREE

(FRI) Peanut Butter and Jam Concerts: The Not-Its!
Friday, Aug. 5, 2011, 12 – 1 p.m.
Bring a picnic and blankets.
Tukwila Community Center Spray Park
12424 42nd Ave. S.
Tukwila WA 98168
All ages; FREE

(FRI/SAT/SUN) Seafair Weekend
Hydroplane races on Lake Washington, south of the I-90 Bridge. Air Show 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 simulators, Kids Zone ($12) and more. Tickets for special seating available online. 8:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. Aug. 5-6, 7:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. Aug. 7. Parking very limited.
Friday, Aug. 5, 2011, 8:30 a.m. – 6 p.m.
Genesee Park
3800 Lake Washington Blvd. S.
Seattle WA 98118
All ages; FREE

(FRI/SAT/SUN) Stanwood-Camano Community Fair
Washington State's largest community fair offers entertainment, youth livestock and poultry, horse show and Western games, lip synch contest, parade (11 a.m. Aug. 6), carnival and food. 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. Aug. 5-6, 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Aug. 7. $9, $6 seniors and ages 6 to 12, free ages 5 and younger.
Friday, Aug. 5, 2011, 9 a.m. – 9 p.m.
Stanwood-Camano Community Fairgrounds
6521 Pioneer Hwy.
Stanwood WA 98292
All ages

(FRI/SAT/SUN) UmojaFest
African Heritage Festival and Parade. Children’s area, parade (noon Sat.), entertainment, Urban Hip-Hop Music Fest, Bite of Africa, vendors and more. 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. Aug. 5-6, 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Aug. 7.
Friday, Aug. 5, 2011, 11 a.m. – 9 p.m.
Judkins Park
2150 S. Norman St.
Seattle WA 98144
All ages; FREE

(SAT) Index Arts Festival
Arts and crafts, children and youth activities, poetry readings, music, food, model airplanes and more.Saturday, Aug. 6, 2011, 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.
Where 503 Avenue A
Index WA 98256
All ages; FREE

(SAT) Chalk the Walk
Create your own sidewalk chalk masterpiece in front of Puyallup Public Library. All ages and abilities.
Saturday, Aug. 6, 2011, 10 a.m. – 12 p.m.
Puyallup Public Library
324 S. Meridian
Puyallup WA 98371
FREE; All ages

(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, The Smurfs (PG). $4 to $6.
Saturday, Aug. 6, 2011, 10 a.m.
AMC Woodinville 12
17640 Garden Way N.E.
Woodinville WA 98072
All ages
Saturday, Aug. 6, 2011, 10 a.m.
AMC Kent Station 14
426 Ramsay Way
Kent WA 98032
All ages

(SAT) Proctor Arts Fest
Arts and crafts vendors, Bite of Proctor, kids’ area, dog show and parade (noon), entertainment and more.
Saturday, Aug. 6, 2011, 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.
819 N. 26th St.
All ages; FREE

(SAT) Auburn's ArtRageous Arts Festival
This art extravaganza invites you to create and celebrate art in the park. The third annual ArtRageous includes hands-on, all-ages art activities, local art organizations, professional artist demonstrations, 20+ art vendors, performances, music, food booths, and a special Wonderland: Alice Adventure all-ages theatrical escapade you will not want to miss!
Saturday, Aug. 6, 2011, 11 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Les Gove Park
1005 12th St. S.E.
Auburn WA 98002
All ages; FREE

(SAT) Jetty Island Geocache Challenge
Test your luck and skills on individual or group/family courses. FREE, donations accepted. Free ferry to the island at 10th Street boat launch off W. Marine View Drive, Everett
Saturday, Aug. 6, 2011, 12 – 3 p.m.
Jetty Island
10th Street boat launch off W. Marine View Drive
Everett WA
ALl Ages; FREE

(SAT) Family Movie & Pizza Night - Up
Family-fun event, including high-def screening of "Up" (PG). House-made pizza, popcorn, salad, and dessert! Entrance is free; donations for food accepted, pre-register by 5 p.m. Aug. 4. Limited seating.
Saturday, Aug. 6, 2011, 5:30 – 8:30 p.m.
Wallingford Community Senior Center
4649 Sunnyside Ave. N., Suite 140
Seattle WA 98103
FREE; Pre-register Yes

(SAT) Music in the Garden
Bring a picnic and blanket to enjoy Dixieland music on the lawn at Bellevue Botanical Garden. Genii Blue the Clown entertains the kids. No alcohol or pets. Donations encouraged. Limited parking.
Saturday, Aug. 6, 2011, 5:30 – 8:30 p.m.
Bellevue Botanical Garden
12001 Main St.
Bellevue WA 98005
All ages; FREE

(SAT) Popcorn in the Parks
Tangled (PG). Bring lawn chairs, blankets and picnic (popcorn provided). Dusk.
Saturday, Aug. 6, 2011, 8 p.m.
Jennings Memorial Park
6915 Armar Road
Marysville WA 98270
All ages; FREE

(SAT/SUN) Awesome August
All things kids: magic and dance shows, crafts, art, music, outdoor toy demonstrations, free snacks, pony and train rides, cookie decorating and more. 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Aug. 6-7.
Saturday, Aug. 6, 2011, 11 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Country Village
23732 Bothell-Everett Hwy.
Bothell WA 98021
All ages; FREE

(SUN) Kids-a-Palooza! Children's Author/Illustrator Group Reading
Four of Seattle’s finest children’s illustrators and authors: Suzanne Kaufman, Steven D’Amico, Matthew Porter and Wendy Wahman, will each take the stage and talk a bit about or read from a selection of his or her work. After their presentations, we’ll have time for refreshments, activities, meet-and-greets and book signing. This will be a great afternoon for kids, their families, teachers, artists and all children’s book enthusiasts. Please join us!
Sunday, Aug. 7, 2011, 1 – 3 p.m.
The Elliott Bay Book Co.
1521 10th Ave.
Seattle WA 98122
All ages; FREE

(SUN) Pond Boat Sailing
Join The Center for Wooden Boats at the Model Boat Pond in Lake Union Park for pond boat sailing. 1 to 2 p.m. Sundays.
COST: $5 suggested donation per family.
Sunday, Aug. 7, 2011, 1 – 2 p.m.
Lake Union Park
860 Terry Ave. N.
Seattle WA 98109
All ages

(SUN) Dog Days of Summer
Bring your dog for games, dog-friendly vendor booths and friendly competition.
Sunday, Aug. 7, 2011, 1 – 3 p.m.
Three Forks Off-leash Dog Park
across the street from Centennial Fields Park
39903 S.E. Park St.
Snoqualmie WA 98065
All ages; FREE

(TUES) Lunchtime Music: Entertainment from Recess Monkey.
Tuesday, Aug. 9, 2011, 12 – 1 p.m.
Richmond Beach Saltwater Park
2021 N.W. 190th St.
Shoreline WA 98177
All ages; FREE

(TUES) Moomin Palooza
Celebration of all things Moomin at the Nordic Heritage Museum. Listen to Moomin stories, dance to Moomin music, watch classic Moomin cartoons, and make Moomin crafts. Donations accepted.
Tuesday, Aug. 9, 2011, 10 a.m. – 1 p.m.
Nordic Heritage Museum
3014 N.W. 67th St.
Seattle WA 98117
All ages; FREE

(TUES) Tuesdays at Noon: Caspar Babypants
Bring a picnic and a blanket.
Tuesday, Aug. 9, 2011, 12 p.m.
Redmond City Hall Green Space
15670 N.E. 85th St.
Redmond WA 98052
All ages; FREE

(TUES) Caspar Babypants Concert
Caspar Baby Pants will give a free outdoor children's concert. Sponsored by North City Co-op Preschool (affiliated with Shoreline Community College). Bring non-perishable food items to donate to Northwest Harvest.
Tuesday, Aug. 9, 2011, 3:30 p.m.
North City Education Center
816 N.E. 190th St.
Shoreline WA 98155
All ages; FREE

(TUES) Children’s Concert Series: The Not-Its!
$2 suggested donation.
Tuesday, Aug. 9, 2011, 10 – 11 a.m.
Marina Park
25 Lakeshore Plaza Drive
Kirkland WA 98033

(WED) Movies at Marymoor
Toy Story 3 Wednesday 8/10 @ 7 p.m.
E.T. The Extra-Terrestrial Wednesday 8/24 | 7 p.m.
Up Wednesday 8/31 | 7 p.m.
Seating opens at 7 p.m., movies are shown at dusk.
Pre-movie seating is $5 starting at 7pm followed by trivia contests, games and prizes. The movie shows at dusk. Seating is on the grass; low-back chairs or blankets are recommended. A parking permit is required to park at Marymoor. Permits can be purchased from the vending machines located throughout the park. This is a dog-friendly event. Pets must remain on a leash at all times. We ask that people with pets sit at the far end of the seating area. There are no ATMs on site for this event

(WED) Recess Monkey!
Kent Summer Concert Series
Crazy fun outdoor show in the musical marathon that is Seattle summer! Fun water activites and a big stage for unlimited FUN!!!! Let's show Des Moines who's boss.
Town Square Plaza, 2nd and Harrison in Kent

(WED) Big Bounce Bonanza!
Bounce your way down to Ravenna for our 4th annual Big Bounce Bonanza! There will be plenty of bouncers for the big kids and for the little ones too, along with other activities guaranteed to wear ‘em out!
Red Tricycle Event
Ravenna-Eckstein Community Center
6535 Ravenna Ave NE
Seattle, WA
Aug 10, 2011 12:30 pm

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