6 ways to celebrate Earth Day with food and fun
A Pike Place Market picnic; a wine tasting at Molbak's in Woodinville; and a community festival at Gas Works Park top a list of Earth Day celebrations.
Looking for an Earth Day celebration with a focus on food and fun? Here's a short list of choices.
For more Earth Day events, including many service projects around the region, go to www.seattletimes.com and search Earth Day.
Earth Day Picnic For the Planet, Pike Place Market: Nature Conservancy celebration of our planet, the food it provides and the people who share it; bring your own lunch or purchase one from restaurants, farmers and vendors, 11:30 a.m. Friday, Pike Place Market, Seattle; free (www.nature.org).
Earth Day dinner: Seasonal dinner, portion of proceeds benefit Chefs Collaborative sustainable food system, 5:30-9:30 p.m. Friday, Copperleaf Restaurant at Cedarbrook Lodge, 18525 36th Ave. S., Seattle; $49, reservations required (206-214-4282 or www.opentable.com).
Earth Day Wine Tasting: Sponsored by the Greater Woodinville Rotary Club Charitable Foundation, wine, informal demos on growing herbs, spring container designs, 5 p.m. Friday, Molbak's, 13625 N.E. 175th St., Woodinville; $25 (425-483-5000 or www.molbaks.com/events.html).
Earth Day Celebration at the Farm: Classes, crafts, demonstrations, hay rides, animals, farm stand, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Friday-Saturday, Dr. Maze's Farm, 15410 N.E. 124th St., Redmond (425-869-9777 or www.DrMazesfarm.com).
Earth Day Celebration, Gas Works Park: Sierra Club, CoolMom, Earth Ministry, Washington Environmental Council and Climate Solutions host community Earth Day Celebration with bands, food, speakers and make-your-own-kite activity for all ages, 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday, Gas Works Park, 2101 N. Northlake Way, Seattle; free (206-378-0114 or www.coalfreewashington.org).
Earth Day Audubon Center B'Earthday Party: Audubon Center's third anniversary, Seward Park's 100th anniversary and Earth Day arts and crafts, games, activities for all ages, guided walks to the eagles' nest, 9:30 a.m.- 3:30 p.m. Saturday, Seward Park Audubon Center, 5902 Lake Washington Boulevard S., Seattle; admission and most activities free (206-652-2444 or sewardpark.audubon.org).
Sam and Sara Lucchese create handmade pasta out of their kitchen-garage adjacent to their Ballard home. Here, they illustrate the final steps in making pappardelle pasta.
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