Community Corner: cultural celebrations and walking tours
Community events for the weekend of June 9-10, 2012, include the Juneteenth Celebration, Butterfly Bonanza Super Saturday and Pagdiriwang Philippine Festival.
Entertainment, food vendors, information by local organizations and businesses celebrating holiday commemorating the date in 1865 when slaves in Texas learned they had been freed by the Emancipation Proclamation, noon-8 p.m. Saturday-Sunday, Pratt Park, 19th Ave. S. and East Yesler Way, Seattle (206-322-8296).
The Golden Age of Seattle Children's Television Picnic: The J.P. Patches Facebook group hosts picnic, Bob Newman (Gertrude) and Stan Boreson scheduled to appear, potluck, noon Saturday, setup starting 8 a.m., Gas Works Park, 2101 Northlake Way, Seattle (425-776-3475 or www.facebook.com/groups/2423232534/).
Wallingford Walk: Wallingford 4H Club and City Grown Seattle 3-mile, leisurely paced walk of homes that keep bees, chickens, ducks, rabbits, gardens, 10 a.m. Saturday, Tully's, 2104 N. 45th St., Seattle; free (greenwallingford.ning.com/events).
Goodwill Cyclist Sale: More than 250 bikes for all ages at affordable prices, biking clothing and accessories, 10 a.m.-7 p.m. Saturday, Seattle Goodwill Store, 1400 S. Lane St., Seattle (206-329-1000 or www.seattlegoodwill.org).
Butterfly Bonanza Super Saturday: Learn about Pacific Northwest butterflies, games, arts and crafts, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday, Seward Park Audubon Center, 5902 Lake Washington Blvd. S., Seattle; free (206-652-2444 or sewardpark.audubon.org).
Portage Bay Big Band: Swing music: 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Third Place Commons, 17171 Bothell Way N.E., Lake Forest Park; free (www.thirdplacecommons.org).
Pagdiriwang Philippine Festival: Performances, cultural activities, food, children's activities, marketplace, re-creation of Philippine participation in the 1962 Seattle World's Fair, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Saturday, noon-5 p.m. Sunday, Seattle Center, Seattle (206-684-7200 or www.fchsw-pagdiriwang.org).
Phinney Home and Garden Tour: Tour five homes and gardens, 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Sunday, Phinney Neighborhood Center, 6532 Phinney Ave. N., Seattle; $12-$15 (206-783-2244 or www.phinneycenter.org/).
Compiled by Madeline McKenzie
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