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Seafair calendar

Greenwood Seafair Parade

The annual neighborhood parade is in its 56th year; this year's theme is "Stars through the Ages." 6 p.m. today, Greenwood Avenue North, from North 95th Street to North 85th Street, Seattle; free (206-633-0422 or www.seafair.com).

Covington Days Festival

Covington Days Fair, quilt show, juried art show, fireworks display, classic-car show and carnival. 5-10 p.m. Friday, 10 a.m.-10 p.m. Saturday, Covington Multicare Clinic, 17700 S.E. 272nd St., Covington; free (253-372-7081 or www.seafair.com).

Tour de Terrace

Carnival, arts and crafts, food booths, live onstage entertainment, beer garden, pancake breakfast, car show. Noon-11 p.m. Friday, 9 a.m.-11 p.m. Saturday, 9 a.m.-6 p.m. Sunday, Evergreen Playfields, 22400 56th Ave. West, Mountlake Terrace; free (425-776-7331 or www.tourdeterrace.org).

Silverdale Whaling Days

Street fair, music, talent show, food, beer garden; fireworks. 5-10:30 p.m. Friday, 11 a.m.-8 p.m. Saturday, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Sunday, Silverdale Waterfront Park, Byron St., Silverdale, Kitsap County; free (360-692-1107 or www.whalingdays.com).

KiteFest 2006

A day of kite-flying, kite air-shows, team stunt demos, family kite-making booths, kite races, flying lessons and displays. Noon-5 p.m. Saturday, Magnuson Park, 7400 Sand Point Way N.E., Seattle; free (206-374-2106 or www.seafair.com).

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Maple Valley Kids Festival

The kids festival features a bike-challenge course, children's entertainment, sand-castle and model-plane building, sidewalk chalk art, parachute games, Seattle T-Birds Puck Shot, inflatable toys, water rodeo, juggling clown show and barbecue. Events begin at 8 a.m. Saturday, Lake Wilderness Park, 22500 S.E. 248th St., Maple Valley; free (425-413-8800 or www.seafair.com).

Roosevelt Bull Moose Festival

A community festival in Seattle's Roosevelt neighborhood with a concert in Cowen Park, classic-car show, cooking demonstrations, Pinewood Derby model-car race track, pet parade, pie-judging and moose-antler arts and crafts. 10 a.m.-10 p.m. Saturday, Cowen Park, 5849 15th Ave. N.E., Seattle; free (206-728-0123 or www.seafair.com).

Seafair Torchlight Run

8K and 5K scenic run along the Alaskan Way Viaduct and along the route of the Torchlight Parade. 6:30 p.m. Saturday, begins at Seattle Center and continues down Fourth Avenue to Second Avenue and King Street, Seattle; free (206-728-0123 or www.seafair.com).

Torchlight Parade at Seafair

The largest nighttime parade in the Northwest, with drill teams, community floats, regional and international bands, equestrian units, giant helium balloons, clowns and pirates. 7:30 p.m. Saturday, begins at Seattle Center and continues down Fourth Avenue to Second Avenue and King Street, Seattle; free (206-728-0123 or www.seafair.com).

Ballard SeafoodFest

Celebrates Ballard's maritime history with live music, arts and crafts, children's activities and salmon bake. 11 a.m.-8 p.m. Saturday, noon-7 p.m. Sunday, downtown Ballard, Market Street and Ballard Avenue, Seattle; free (206-784-9705 or www.seafoodfest.org).

Pista Sa Nayon

A community celebration honoring the cultural heritage of Filipino Americans, with music, dance, live entertainment, Filipino cuisine, food booths and arts and crafts. 9 a.m.-8 p.m. next Sunday, Seward Park, 5902 Lake Washington Blvd. S., Seattle; free (206-296-4004 or www.seafair.com).

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