Festival Sundiata, Greenwood Car Show and Jetty Island Days this weekend
Community events the weekend of June 30-July 1, 2012, include Festival Sundiata, Greenwood Car Show and Jetty Island Days.
Celebration of African-American culture including music on three stages, art exhibit, food vendors, genealogy information, presented by the Sundiata African-American Cultural Association, noon Saturday-Sunday, Seattle Center, Seattle (206-684-7200 or www.festivalsundiata.org/).
Greenwood Car Show: Hundreds of classic, antique and modern cars along 1.5 miles of Greenwood Avenue, 8 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday, Greenwood Avenue North from North 67th Street to North 90th Street, Seattle; free for spectators (www.greenwoodcarshow.com).
Seattle Aquarium Beach Naturalists: Explore sea life at low tide, drop in anytime 8:30-11 a.m. Saturday; 9:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Sunday; Carkeek Park, Golden Gardens, South Alki, Lincoln Park, Seattle; Seahurst, Burien and Des Moines beaches, Richmond Beach, Shoreline; 9:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Sunday only, Olympic Sculpture Park, Seattle and Redondo Beach, Des Moines; free (www.seattleaquarium.org).
Red, White and Zoo: Fourth of July picnic-themed treats for zoo animals, keeper talks, 10 a.m.-2:30 p.m. Saturday-Sunday, Woodland Park Zoo, 5500 Phinney Ave. N., Seattle; $11.50-$17.75 (206-546-2500 or www.zoo.org).
Lake Union Wooden Boat Festival: Visiting vessels, free public-boat rides, toy-boat building activities, craft and skill demonstrations, food vendors, music, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Saturday, Sunday, Monday, 10 a.m.-8 p.m. Tuesday, 10 a.m.-10 p.m. Wednesday, Center for Wooden Boats, 1010 Valley St., Seattle (206-382-2628 or cwb.org/2012Festival).
SummerFest: Entertainment, Army Strong Fitness Expo, craft and food vendors, Kidz Zone ($5), safety fair, 11 a.m.-9 p.m. Saturday, 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Sunday; free 5K fun run, noon Sunday, Fort Steilacoom Park, 8714 87th Ave. S.W., Lakewood (253-983-7887 or www.lakewoodparksandrec.com).
Summer Concerts at the Locks: Eastside Modern Jazz, 2 p.m. Saturday, 85th Street Big Band, 2 p.m. Sunday, Hiram M. Chittenden Locks, 3015 N.W. 54th St., Seattle; free (206-783-7059).
Jetty Island Days: Starting Sunday, ferry to small island with nature trails and sandy beach, 10 a.m.-5:50 p.m. Mondays-Thursdays, 10 a.m.-8:50 p.m. Fridays-Saturdays, 11 a.m.-6:50 p.m. Sundays through Sept. 5, from 10th Street Boat Launch and Marine Park, 10th Street Boat Launch and Marine Park, Everett; free, $2/adult, $1/child donation suggested (425-257-8700 or www.ci.everett.wa.us/default.aspx?ID=2055).
Compiled by Madeline McKenzie
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