Tuesday, August 9, 2011

weekly fun (august 11-17)

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(THURS) Evergreen Classic Horse Show
Top hunter/jumper horses and riders compete in six show rings. 8 a.m. to late afternoon Aug. 10-14. FREE ($5 to $20 parking)
Thursday, Aug. 11, 2011
Remlinger Farms Equestrian Park
N.E. 60th Street
Carnation WA 98014
All ages; FREE

(THURS) Children’s Concerts: Recess Monkey Aug. 11
Thursday, Aug. 11, 2011, 10 – 11 a.m.
Thornton A. Sullivan Park
11405 Silver Lake Road
Everett WA 98208

(THURS) Teen Summer Bash
Enjoy food, art-making and the exhibits at Bellevue Arts Museum. FREE for teens.
Thursday, Aug. 11, 2011, 6 – 8:30 p.m.
Bellevue Arts Museum
510 Bellevue Way N.E.
Bellevue WA 98004
FREE

(THURS) Outdoor Movies at Magnuson Park
Ghostbusters (PG) Aug. 11
Bring blankets, dogs and lawn chairs. Trivia contest and games at 7 p.m., movie at dusk. $5.
Thursday, Aug. 11, 2011, 7 p.m.
Magnuson Park
7400 Sand Point Way N.E.
Seattle WA 98115
All ages

(THURS) Family Movies in the Park
Up (PG) 9 p.m. Aug. 11
Bring blankets and low-back chairs, snacks available for purchase. Seating begins 7:30 p.m. FREE, donations accepted.
Thursday, Aug. 11, 2011, 7:30 p.m.
Willis Tucker Park
6705 Puget Park Drive
Snohomish WA 98296
All ages; FREE

(THURS) Mostly Music in the Park
Bring a picnic dinner and join us for FREE music in the park every SUNDAY and THURSDAY evening at Mercerdale Park through August 14.
Thursday, Aug. 11, 2011, 7 – 8:30 p.m.
Mercerdale Park
77th Ave. and S.E. 32nd Street
Mercer Island WA 98040
All ages; FREE

(THURS/FRI/SAT) Pierce County Fair
Celebration of rural life, agriculture and family values. Entertainment, food, displays, animals, Toddler City, carnival rides and games, competitions and more.
Aug. 11-13, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Aug. 14. $5, $5 parking.
Kids free today with paying adult.
Thursday, Aug. 11, 2011, 10 a.m. – 10 p.m.
Frontier Park
21606 Meridian Ave. E.
Graham WA 98338

(FRI) Story Time for Preschoolers and Kindergarteners
We’ve got a summer full of free, drop-in activities that are perfect for young children and their parents or caregivers. Come one, come all – and come to one or all of these fun events! Story Times are sponsored with PJ Library and feature songs and a craft. Each play date will have a special theme.
Friday, Aug. 12, 2011, 10:30 – 11:30 a.m.
Seattle Jewish Community School
12351 Eighth Ave. N.E.
Seattle WA 98125
FREE

(FRI) Super Safety Fair!
Drop in during Shoreline Library’s open house for some super safety fun! Children can get a free photograph/fingerprint safety ID card, courtesy of the King County Police Union. There will be craft and activity stations, a balloon artist, and more!
Friday, Aug. 12, 2011, 10:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
Where Shoreline Library
345 N.E. 175th
Shoreline WA 98155
All ages; FREE

(FRI/SAT/SUN) 29th Annual A Taste of Edmonds
Children's Area features inflatable rides, pony rides, rock wall, a giant slide, model hydroplane racing, free craft activities and booths that cater to the wee ones. Food, arts and crafts, music and entertainment, and kids’ activities. No pets. 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. Aug. 12-13, 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Aug. 14. $3, free ages 12 and younger. Free shuttle from Edmonds-Woodway High School.
Friday & Saturday: 11am – 10pm
Sunday: 11am – 7:00pm
$3 (Free for ages 12 and under)
Edmonds Civic Playfield
310 Sixth Ave. N.
Edmonds WA 98020
All ages

(FRI/SAT/SUN) Marysville Homegrown Festival
Local produce, artisans, musicians and artists. 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Aug. 12, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Aug. 13.
Friday, Aug. 12, 2011, 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.
Third Street from State Avenue E.
Marysville WA
All ages; FREE

(FRI) Peanut Butter and Jam Concerts: Caspar Babypants
Bring a picnic and blankets.
Friday, Aug. 12, 2011, 12 – 1 p.m.
Tukwila Community Center Spray Park
12424 42nd Ave. S.
Tukwila WA 98168
All ages; FREE

(FRI) South Lake Union Block Party
Food, kids’ area, music and more.
Friday, Aug. 12, 2011, 12 – 11 p.m.
South Lake Union Discovery Center lawn
101 Westlake Ave. N.
Seattle WA 98109
All ages; FREE

(FRI) Greenwood/Phinney Seattle Summer Streets
Food, art and activities for all ages when Greenwood Avenue/Phinney Avenue is closed to traffic from N. 87th Street to N. 65th Street, Seattle.
Friday, Aug. 12, 2011, 6 – 9 p.m.
Greenwood Avenue/Phinney Avenue from N. 87th Street to N. 65th Street
Seattle WA
All ages; FREE

(FRI/SAT/SUN) Festival at Mount Si
Arts and crafts, food, music, parade (10:30 a.m. Aug. 13), eating contests, kids’ area, fireworks (9:45 p.m. Aug. 13) and more.
Aug. 12 6 to 10 p.m.
Aug. 13 10 a.m. to 10 p.m.
Aug. 14 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Si View Park
420 S.E. Orchard Drive
North Bend WA 98045
All ages; FREE

(FRI) Moonlight Movies. Toy Story 3 (G).
Bring blankets and low back chairs. 7 p.m., movie at dusk. Inclement weather line 425-430-6719.
Friday, Aug. 12, 2011, 7 p.m.
Liberty Park
1100 Bronson Way N.
Renton WA 98057
All ages; FREE

(FRI/SAT/SUN) Auburn’s Summer Sounds & Cinema: Big (PG)
Bring lawn chairs, blankets and a picnic. Food concessions available. Concert 7 p.m., movie at dusk.
Friday, Aug. 12, 2011, 7 p.m.
Les Gove Park
910 Ninth St. S.E.
Auburn WA 98002
All ages; FREE

(FRI) Cinema Under the Stars: The Twilight Saga: Eclipse (PG-13)
Family entertainment (7:30 p.m.) followed by movie (dusk).
Friday, Aug. 12, 2011, 7:30 p.m.
Camp Patterson, Thornton A. Sullivan Park
11405 Silver Lake Road
Everett WA 98208
All ages; FREE

(FRI) Summer Outdoor Cinema: Yogi Bear (PG) Aug. 12
Bring a lawn chair and blanket. 8 p.m., movie at dusk. FREE, bring two canned food donations per family.
Friday, Aug. 12, 2011, 8 p.m.
Tukwila Community Center
12424 42nd Ave. S.
Tukwila WA 98168
All ages; FREE

(SAT) All Ages Drawing
Let the beautiful views, plants, art and life surrounding Olympic Sculpture Park inspire your sketches. This free, drop-in drawing station is for kids of all ages. 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Saturdays July 9 through Aug. 27.
Saturday, Aug. 13, 2011, 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Olympic Sculpture Park
2901 Western Ave.
Seattle WA
All ages; FREE

(SAT) Can-It-Forward Day
Families receive free samples and canning and cooking demonstrations from local chefs. Learn about fresh preserving and the benefits of eating fresh, local food.
Saturday, Aug. 13, 2011, 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Pike Place Market
1501 Pike Place
Seattle WA 98101
All ages; FREE

(SAT) Living Montessori's 3rd Annual Summer Celebration Block Party
Join us for our 3rd annual Summer Celebration Block Party in the playground and parking lot of Living Montessori Academy! All are welcome, so invite your friends, load up the family, bring a towel and join us for a fun-filled day of Water Balloon Volleyball, Relay Races, a Kid Car Wash, Sports/Games, Face Painting and much more!
Lunch from Dante’s Inferno Dogs will be provided by Living Montessori from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. (vegetarian options available).
Saturday, Aug. 13, 2011, 10 a.m. – 2 p.m.
Living Montessori
2445 140th Ave. N.E.
Bellevue WA 98005
All ages; FREE

(SAT) Sammamish Days
Kids parade (10 a.m.), food, crafts and entertainment from all over the world.
Saturday, Aug. 13, 2011, 10 a.m. – 3 p.m.
City Hall Plaza
801 228th Ave. S.E.
Sammamish WA 98075
All ages; FREE

(SAT) Auburn Good Ol’ Days
Juried art show, entertainment, children’s area, car show (Aug. 14.), community barbeque, food, parade (noon today), street dance (6:30 p.m. Aug. 13) and more. 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. Aug. 13, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Aug. 14.
Saturday, Aug. 13, 2011, 10 a.m. – 10 p.m.
Main Street
Auburn Way to City Hall
Auburn WA
All ages; FREE

(SAT) Children’s Fair & High Celebration
Kids’ gardening is the focus today at Lake Hills Greenbelt Urban Demonstration Garden.
Saturday, Aug. 13, 2011, 10:30 a.m.
Lake Hills Greenbelt Urban Demonstration Garden
15500 S.E. 16th St.
Bellevue WA 98007
All ages; FREE

(SAT) Second Saturday Kids’ Cove Concert
Family-friendly concert features Eric Ode.
Saturday, Aug. 13, 2011, 10:30 – 11:30 a.m.
Bellevue Square
Center Court
575 Bellevue Square
Bellevue WA
All ages; FREE

(SAT) Shoreview DogFest
Fly-ball demonstrations, training sessions, a pet expo and pet games. FREE, fee for pet games.
Saturday, Aug. 13, 2011, 11 a.m. – 3 p.m.
Shoreview Off Leash Park
320 Innis Arden Way
Shoreline WA 98177
All ages; FREE

(SAT) Autism Day
Booths, food, games and activities, hayrides, slip-n-slide, quiet zone and more.
Saturday, Aug. 13, 2011, 11 a.m. – 3 p.m.
Jubilee Farm
229 W. Snoqualmie River Road N.E.
Carnation WA 98014
All ages; FREE

(SAT) Family Science Fest
It's science-a-go-go at the Microsoft Conference Center! Build a rover at the Museum of Flight's Robot Garage, explore nanotechnology with Pac Sci staff, build a space elevator out of LEGO blocks, meet a full-scale working replica of Star Wars robot R2D2, and watch local robotics teams compete. FREE. Saturday, Aug. 13, 1-3 p.m.
16070 N,E. 36th Way, Redmond
425-822-8080

(SAT) Star Wars Mando Day Food Drive with the Mandalorian Mercs
The WA Mandalorian Mercs (Cer'kurshi Clan) will be in attendance for picture taking for you and your family.
Kids: Come dressed up in a Boba Fett or Jango Fett Star Wars costume to get a door prize!
It's a FREE event, HOWEVER it's also a Charity Fundraiser/Food Drive Event. Please bring a non-perishable or canned food item for the VOA Snohomish County Food Bank. A portion of the weekend's sales will go toward the VOA Food Bank as well.
Saturday, Aug. 13, 2011, 12 – 4 p.m.
Bobakhan Toy Store
2914 Hewitt Ave.
Everett WA 98201

(SAT) Outdoor Movies: The Karate Kid (PG) 9 p.m.
Martial arts demonstration (7:45 p.m.)
Bring blankets, lawn chairs and flashlights.
Saturday, Aug. 13, 2011, 7:45 p.m.
Mercerdale Park
7701 S.E. 32nd St.
Mercer Island WA 98040
All ages; FREE

(SAT) Outdoor Cinema Series: Tangled (PG)
Bring a blanket and chairs. Concessions sold. Dusk.
Saturday, Aug. 13, 2011, 8 p.m.
Where Bradley Lake Park
531 31st Ave. S.E.
Puyallup WA 98374
All ages; FREE

(SUN) Walk for Wishes
The Make-A-Wish Foundation's annual 5K Walk for Wishes is a fun, family-friendly event. There will be snacks, face painting, a bouncy house, arts and crafts and other children’s entertainment (including The Not-Its!).
Sunday, Aug. 14, 2011, 8:45 a.m.
Marymoor Park
6046 W. Lake Sammamish Parkway N.E.
Redmond WA 98052

(SUN) 12th Avenue Festival
Enjoy performances from local artists and taste small plates from Seattle’s most eclectic mix of local restaurants – priced at $5 and under. Neighborhood merchants and entrepreneurs showcase their wares and services. Closing 12th Avenue to vehicles between E. Pike and E. Madison Streets, the pedestrian-friendly celebration showcases the best of the neighborhood.
Sunday, Aug. 14, 2011, 12 – 6 p.m.
12th Avenue between E. Madison and E. Pike Street
Seattle WA
All ages; FREE

(SUN) BrasilFest
Music, dance, workshops, drumming, exhibits, traditional costumes and more.
Sunday, Aug. 14, 2011, 12 – 5 p.m.
Seattle Center House, Fisher Pavilion and Mural Amphitheatre
305 Harrison St.
Seattle WA 98109
All ages; FREE

(SUN) Noon Tunes Concerts for Kids
Family concert with Brian Vogan and Recess Monkey. Bring a blanket or folding chair. Rain venue is Town Hall.
Sunday, Aug. 14, 2011, 12 – 2 p.m.
Freeway Park
700 Seneca St.
Seattle WA 98101
All ages; FREE
www.seattle.gov

(SUN) Peace Concert
Family-friendly concerts. Celebrate peace (no speeches) while listening to music.
Sunday, Aug. 14, 2011, 12 – 6 p.m.
Gas Works Park
2101 N. Northlake Way
Seattle WA 98103
All ages; FREE
www.seapeace.org

(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. $5 suggested donation per family.
Sunday, Aug. 14, 2011, 1 – 2 p.m.
Lake Union Park
860 Terry Ave. N.
Seattle WA 98109
All ages

(SUN) Mostly Music in the Park
Bring a picnic dinner and join us for FREE music in the park every SUNDAY and THURSDAY evening at Mercerdale Park through August 14.
Sunday, Aug. 14, 2011, 7 – 8:30 p.m.
Mercerdale Park
77th Ave. and S.E. 32nd Street
Mercer Island WA 98040
Performance Type
All ages; FREE

(MON) Jetty Island Puppet Show
Follow the adventures of Charlie Seagull, L.C. Salmon, Ollie and Olivia Octopus and their friends on Everett’s Jetty Island. 2:15 p.m. Mondays through Aug. 29. FREE, donations accepted. Free ferry to the island at 10th Street boat launch off W. Marine View Drive, Everett.
Monday, Aug. 15, 2011, 2:15 p.m.
Jetty Island
W. Marine View Drive
Everett WA 98201
All ages; FREE

(TUES) Kirkland Summer Children’s Concert Series: Eric Ode
$2 suggested donation.
Tuesday, Aug. 16, 2011, 10 – 11 a.m.
Marina Park
25 Lakeshore Plaza Drive
Kirkland WA 98033
All ages

(TUES) KidsFirst! Performance Series: Recess Monkey
Tuesday, Aug. 16, 2011, 12 – 1 p.m.
Sammamish Commons Park
801 228th Ave. S.E.
Sammamish WA 98075
All ages; FREE

(TUES) Tuesdays at Noon: Brian Waite
Bring a picnic and a blanket.
Tuesday, Aug. 16, 2011, 12 p.m.
Redmond City Hall Green Space
15670 N.E. 85th St.
Redmond WA 98052
All ages; FREE

(TUES) Summer Outdoor Movies in the Park: The Karate Kid Aug. 16
Free popcorn. Bring picnics, blankets and low-back chairs. Dusk. Each night themed to benefit a different charity, see donation needs online.
Tuesday, Aug. 16, 2011, 7:45 p.m.
Bellevue Downtown Park
10201 Fourth St. N.E.
Bellevue WA 98004
All ages; FREE
www.intelius.com

(WED) Children’s Concert: Alex Zerbe
Wednesday, Aug. 17, 2011, 12 – 1 p.m.
Library Park
15429 Bothell-Everett Hwy.
Mill Creek WA 98012
All ages; FREE

(WED) Summer Olympics: 8/17 1-3 pm
Ages 5-12; FREE
Compete in summer olympic themed games and activities. Enjoy healthy samples of treats from PCC Kid's Pick Van and have a great time pushing yourself to be your best. This event is for summer day camps only.
Limited team spots available. Call Johnnie to reserve your spot!! 206.684.7422.
Location: High Point CC
West Seattle, WA

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