Community Datebook calendar: Blue Angels, hydros and more
A detailed, categorized calendar of events all over Seattle and Western Washington, Aug. 3-9, 2012.
FRI Activities to learn about sharks, 9:30 a.m.-5 p.m. Friday, The Seattle Aquarium, 1483 Alaskan Way, Pier 59, Seattle; $13.95-$19.95 (206-386-4300 or www.seattleaquarium.org).
Snow Leopard Day: Asian Wildlife Conservation
SAT Keeper talks, craft activities and information on Asia's diverse animal species and the conservation efforts critical to their survival, 9:30 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday, Woodland Park Zoo, 5500 Phinney Ave. N., Seattle; $11.50-$17.75 (206-548-2500 or www.zoo.org).
SAT See and learn about sharks, 8:30 a.m.-6 p.m., shark feeding at 11 a.m. Saturday, Point Defiance Zoo & Aquarium, 5400 N. Pearl St., Tacoma; $6.25-$16 (253-591-5337 or www.pdza.org).
Woofstock Animal Adoption & Music Festival
SAT Entertainment and pets for adoption, leashed dogs welcome, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday, University of Puget Sound, 1500 N. Warner St., Tacoma; free, donations for development of off-leash park appreciated (253-572-7700 or www.duganfoundation.org).
Seward Bat Walk & Talk
WED Presentation on local bats and walk to see bats, for ages 8 and older, 8 p.m. Wednesday, Seward Park Audubon Center, 5902 Lake Washington Boulevard S., Seattle; $5 by reservation, space limited (206-652-2444 or www.brownpapertickets.com/event/221553).
Raptors on the Wing
AUG. 9 Meet and learn about eagles, owls, falcons with Sarvey Wildlfe Center, 7 p.m. Aug. 9, Northwest Stream Center, 600 128th St. S.E., Everett; $5-$7 (425-316-8592 or www.streamkeeper.org/).
SAT Pancake breakfast for the first 100 cars, open to all makes and models, 8 a.m., awards at 2 p.m. Saturday, Applebee's, 9430 192nd Ave. N.E., Bonney Lake; $10 to participate (253-299-6464).
Old Rides Car Club show
SUN Seattle classic car club show, 8 a.m. Sunday, XXX Root Beer Drive-In, 98 N.E. Gilman Blvd., Issaquah; free for spectators (425-392-1266 or www.triplexrootbeer.com).
UNCF Walk for Education
SAT Walk to benefit college scholarships, 9 a.m. Saturday, Judkins Park, 2150 S. Norman St., Seattle; $15-$25, ages 12 and younger free (206-292-8859 or umojafamilyfest.com/bbq-cookoff-for-education">umojafamilyfest.com/bbq-cookoff-for-education).
TUE Drinks, food, music, raffle to benefit Pete Gross House support to local cancer patients and their families, 6:30-8:30 p.m. Tuesday, Salty's on Alki Beach Seafood Grill, 1936 Harbor Ave. S.W., Seattle; free admission (www.saltys.com).
Tasting Flight at the Zoo
AUG. 9 Northwest wine tasting, sale by the bottle to benefit the zoo, 6 p.m. Aug. 9, Woodland Park Zoo, Seattle; $25-$30 (www.zoo.org).
Gumshoe 5K Walk
THRU AUG. 12 Detective-themed 3.1 mile walk, complete anytime before Aug. 12 for prizes; benefits Greenwood Senior Center, Food Bank and Elementary School PTA, Phinney Neighborhood Center, 6532 Phinney Ave. N., Seattle; $15-$20 (206-783-8035 or www.dothegumshoe.org).
Wine in the Woods
PLAN AHEAD Wine from local wineries, appetizers, desserts, performances, art installations, campfire, silent auction benefits Arts in Nature Festival, 7 p.m. Aug. 10, Camp Long, Seattle; $45 (naturec.org).
Bike to the Bombs
SAT To protest the use of nuclear weapons and nuclear weaponry stored at Bangor, Washington Physicians for Social Responsibility (WPSR) take the ferry, pedal to Poulsbo, to the Naval Submarine Base Bangor, and then back to Seattle, approximately 50 miles for moderate/advanced cyclists, 8:30 a.m. Saturday, Colman Dock, 801 Alaskan Way, Seattle; free (206-547-2630 or www.psr.org/chapters/washington/).
FRI Dance lesson, 7:30 p.m., dancing, 8:30 p.m. Friday, Cedar Valley Grange, 20526 52nd Ave. W., Lynnwood; $10 (206-784-7470 or www.skandia-folkdance.org).
Dancing 'Til Dusk
SAT-AUG. 9 Dance lesson first hour, Salsa Saturday with DJ, 4-7:30 p.m. Saturday, Occidental Park, 250 Occidental Ave. S., Seattle; waltz and swing music with Valse Café Orchestra, 6-9:30 p.m. Tuesday, Westlake Park, 401 Pine St., Seattle; Tango with Tangabrazo, 6-9:30 Aug. 9, Freeway Park, 600 Seneca St., Seattle; rain cancels; free (www.danceforjoy.biz).
Mary Olson Farm
SAT-SUN Restored 67-acre 19th-century farm open, noon-5 p.m. Saturdays-Sundays through Aug. 20; talks, tours, 2 p.m. Sundays, Mary Olson Farm, 28728 Green River Road, Auburn; free (253-288-7433 or www.wrvmuseum.org).
Blueberry U-Pick, Bellevue
ONGOING Blueberry u-pick and fruit stand, 9 a.m.-7 p.m. daily, Mercer Slough Blueberry Farm and Bill Pace Fruit and Produce, 2380 Bellevue Way S.E., Bellevue (425-467-0501); and u-pick, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Tuesdays-Sundays, Larson Lark Blueberry Farm, 14812 S.E. Eighth St., Bellevue (425-260-2266 or www.bellevuewa.gov/).
ONGOING Farm market with raspberries and tayberries, u-pick raspberries, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. daily, Biringer Farm, 21412 59th Ave. N.E., Arlington (425-259-0255 or www.biringerfarm.com).
ONGOING U-pick blueberries and tayberries 8 a.m.-4 p.m. Tuesdays, Thursdays, Saturdays, Sundays, check website for updates, Bryant Blueberry Farm and Garden, 5628 Grandview Road, Arlington (bryantblueberries.com).
FRI-SAT Main Stage entertainment, noon-9 p.m. Friday, noon-10 p.m. Saturday; Kid's Stage entertainment, noon-4 p.m. Friday, noon-5 p.m. Saturday; youth talent show, 7 p.m., outdoor movie "Princess Bride," 9 p.m. Saturday, art show, merchants' sidewalk sale Friday-Saturday, Magnolia Playfield, West Smith Street and 32nd Avenue West, and Magnolia Village; kids' parade, 10:30 a.m., main parade, 11 a.m. Saturday, 34th Avenue West, Seattle (www.magnoliasummerfest.org).
Lake City Pioneer Days
FRI-SAT Salmon bake, noon-7 p.m. Friday-Saturday, Lake City Community Center; street festival with entertainment, kids' activities, food vendors, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Saturday, vintage car show, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday, Northeast 125th Street and Lake City Way Northeast, Seattle; kids parade, 6 p.m., grand performance parade, 7 p.m. Saturday, Lake City Way Northeast from Northeast 135th Street to Northeast 123rd Street, Seattle (206-363-3287 or www.lakecityfestival.com).
Thurston County Fair
FRI-SAT Carnival, farm animals and agriculture displays, food and commercial vendors, entertainment, 10 a.m.-10 p.m. Friday, 10 a.m.-8 p.m. Saturday, Thurston County Fairgrounds, 3045 Carpenter Road S.E., Olympia; $5-$7 (www.co.thurston.wa.us/fair/).
Seafair Hydroplane Races
FRI-SUN Hydroplane racing, entertainment, vendors, air show featuring the U.S. Navy Blue Angels, 8:30 a.m.-6 p.m. Friday, Saturday, Sunday, Genesee Park and Playfield and surrounding area, Seattle; Friday admission free, Saturday and Sunday, $25/advance, $30/at the gate, adults; $10/youth and seniors; free for military with ID; $40/reserved grandstand; $10/Pit Passes and tours (seafair.com).
FRI-SUN Celebration of African heritage and the African American community with marketplace, community resource fair, children's activities, entertainment, Hip Hop Fest, Gospel Fest, 11 a.m.-9 p.m. Friday-Saturday, 11 a.m.-7 p.m. Sunday, Judkins Park, 2150 S. Norman St., Seattle; Parade, 1 p.m. Saturday, 23rd Avenue from East Union Street to Judkins Park, Seattle (umojafamilyfest.com).
King County Fair
FRI-SUN Carnival rides, entertainment, 4-H livestock shows and exhibits, vendors, noon-10 p.m. Friday; 10 a.m.-10 p.m. Saturday; noon-9 p.m. Sunday, Enumclaw Expo Center, 45224 284th Ave. S.E., Enumclaw; $5, ages 4 and younger free; ride wristbands $21/day (www.thekingcountyfair.com).
Art in the Garden
SAT Garden with display by 24 local artists, live music, Patio Beer Garden, food, bake sale, flower sale, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Saturday, Ballard P-Patch, 25th Avenue Northwest at Northwest 85th Street, Seattle (ballardgardenparty.com).
Auburn ArtRageous Festival
SAT Art and food vendors, art show, beer garden, wine garden, entertainment, art walk, 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Saturday, downtown Auburn (253-931-3043 or www.auburnwa.gov).
SAT Honoring ancestors with dancing, taiko drumming, food, 5 p.m. Saturday, Tacoma Buddhist Temple, 1717 S. Fawcett Ave., Tacoma (253-627-1417 or tacomabt.org).
Potlatch State Park ShellFest
SAT Low-tide walks, maritime music, touch tanks, children's activities, Native American culture presentation by the Skomomish Tribe, lunch free with suggested donation to Washington State Parks Foundation, 9:30 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday, Potlatch State Park, 21020 N. U.S. Highway 101, Shelton; free, Discover Pass required for parking (www.parks.wa.gov).
Index Arts and Music Festival
SAT Local artists, poetry, crafts, 10 a.m.-6 p.m., music until 10 p.m. Saturday, Doolittle Park, 300 Fifth Ave., Index (360-793-4162 or www.indexartsfestival.org).
Kids Day and Preschool Fair
SAT-SUN Train rides, entertainment, pony rides, crafts for kids, information for families by local preschools, 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday-Sunday, Country Village, 23732 Bothell-Everett Highway, Bothell (425-483-2250 or www.countryvillagebothell.com).
Proctor Arts Fest
SAT-SUN Arts and crafts vendors, merchants sidewalk sale, quilt display, entertainment, food vendors, Kids Fest, Farmers Market, 10 a.m.-5:30 p.m. Saturday, Top Dog Fashion Show and Parade, noon Saturday; art show, 10:30 a.m.-2 p.m. Sunday, Mason Methodist Church, North 26th Street and Proctor Street, Tacoma (www.proctorartsfest.com).
Camlann Medieval Village Summer Festivals
SAT-SUN Living-history medieval-style English village with blacksmith, combat by armored knights, music, puppet show, archery, games, craft vendors and demonstrations; medieval clothing rental, lunch and dinner available, noon-6 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays through Aug. 26, Camlann Medieval Village, 10320 Kelly Road N.E., Carnation; $6-$10 (camlann.org).
Washington Midsummere Renaissance Faire
SAT-SUN Elizabethan village with jousting, equestrian and fencing demonstrations, Queen Elizabeth the First and her royal court, pirates, magicians, gypsies, dancing, games, stage shows, pubs, food and history, 10 a.m.-7 p.m. Saturday-Sunday and Aug. 11-12, 18-19, Kelley Farm, 20021 Sumner-Buckley Highway, Bonney Lake; $18 (www.washingtonfaire.com).
Drayton Harbor Days
SAT-SUN Maritime celebration, tall ship, historic ferry rides, Prestigious Gorge Raft Race, sailboat races, music, kids activities, costume contest, art/craft/food vendors, pet contest, pirate theme, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday-Sunday, Blaine Boating Center, 235 Marine Drive, Blaine (360-332-6484 or www.blainechamber.com/events).
SUN Brazilian celebration of Carnaval with parade, giant puppets, music, children's activities, food, marketplace, cultural displays, noon-5 p.m. Sunday, Seattle Center, Seattle (206-684-7200 or seattlecenter.com/">www.seattlecenter.com).
Grays Harbor County Fair
WED-AUG. 12 Entertainment, carnival rides and games, animal exhibits, food, car races, floral displays, 10 a.m.-10 p.m. Aug. 8-10, 10 a.m.-11 p.m. Aug. 11, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Aug. 12, Grays Harbor County Fairgrounds, Elma; $6-$10 (360-482-2651 or www.ghcfairgrounds.com).
Pierce County Fair
AUG. 9-12 Entertainment, 4-H exhibits, carnival rides and games, food vendors, 10 a.m.-10 p.m. Aug. 9-11, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Aug. 12, Pierce County Fairgrounds, 21606 Meridian Ave. E., Graham; $5 (253-847-4754 or www.piercecountyfair.com).
South Lake Union Block Party
PLAN AHEAD Outdoor entertainment, beer garden, burger grilling competition, kid's activities, outdoor movie, noon Aug. 10, South Lake Union Discovery Center, 101 Westlake Ave. N., Seattle (206-343-1543 or www.slublockparty.com).
PLAN AHEAD Art and food vendors, wine and beer garden, performances, children's activities, 5-8 p.m. Aug. 10, 11 a.m.-10 p.m. Aug. 11, downtown Kirkland (425-456-1111 or kirklandsummerfest.org).
A Taste of Edmonds
PLAN AHEAD Food from 40 vendors, entertainment, arts and crafts vendors, children's activities, 11 a.m.-10 p.m. Aug. 10-11, 11 a.m.-7 p.m. Aug. 12; Edmonds; $3 (425-776-6711 or www.atasteofedmonds.org).
The Next 50, Seattle Center
ONGOING Seattle Center celebrates 50th anniversary of the Seattle World's Fair (206-684-7200 or www.seattlecenter.com);
• Playway inflatable rides and zip line, 11 a.m.-7 p.m. Saturday-Sunday; prices vary;
• Celebrating Century 21 history exhibit, open daily, free;
• GeoDome Earth Portal guided tour of the universe, open daily, $7-$9.
Mount Baker Seafair Barbecue
SAT Ribs, shredded pork, chicken, salads, eat on site or to go, proceeds support church music programs, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. or until food is gone Saturday, St. Clement of Rome Episcopal Church, 1501 32nd Ave. S., Seattle (206-324-3072 or www.stclementseattle.org).
Pancake breakfast, Bothell
SAT Pancakes and eggs, bacon or sausage, 8-11 a.m. Saturday, Northshore Senior Center, 10201 E. Riverside Drive, Bothell; $4-$5 (425-487-2441 or www.northshoreseniorcenter.org).
SUN Swedish pancakes, ham, lingonberries, live music for dancing, 8 a.m. Sunday, Swedish Cultural Center, 1920 Dexter Ave. N., Seattle; $5-$9 (206-283-1090 or www.swedishculturalcenter.org).
SAT Growing an organic cutting garden, 11 a.m. Saturday, Christianson's Nursery, 15806 Best Road, Mount Vernon; $5, reservations required (360-466-3821 or www.christiansonsnursery.com).
Issaquah Alps Trails Club
SUN Issaquah Farmers Market and easy, 3-5 mile Lake Sammamish State Park hike, 1 p.m. Saturday, Issaquah Alps Trail Club clubhouse, First and Bush Streets, Issaquah (www.issaquahalps.org).
"Men in Black 3" and "People Like Us"
They're new at the Crest Cinema. Also there: "The Hunger Games," "Dark Shadows" and "The Pirates! Band of Misfits" ($3).
"Men in Black 3"
It's new at the Admiral Theater in West Seattle Also there: "The Hunger Games" ($5.75).
They're new at the Varsity Theatre. Also there: "Neil Young Journeys," "The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel," "The Well-Digger's Daughter." All seats on Tuesday are $7.
It's the midnight movie at the Egyptian Friday and Saturday. All seats are $8.25.
"Dirty Dancing" and "Body Heat"
They're new at the Central Cinema in Seattle. All shows $6-$8.
It's new at the Tin Theater in Burien this week. All shows $8.
"Men in Black 3"
It's new at the East Valley 13 in Renton. Also there: "The Hunger Games," "Rock of Ages," "Battleship," "What to Expect When You're Expecting," "The Dictator," "Dark Shadows," "The Pirates! Band of Misfits," "Think Like a Man," "Mirror Mirror" and "The Lorax" ($3.50).
"Men in Back 3 3D" and "People Like Us"
They're new at the Gateway in Federal Way. Also there: "The Hunger Games," "What to Expect When You're Expecting," "Battleship," "Dark Shadows," "The Pirates! Band of Misfits" and "The Lorax 3D" ($2, all seats on Tuesdays $1).
"Viva Las Vegas"
It's this week's film in the "Three Dollar Bill Outdoor Cinema" series. Movie at sunset today, southeast corner of Cal Anderson Park, 11th Avenue and East Pine Street, Seattle (free).
It's this week's film for the "Bollywood Outdoor Film Series." Arrive beginning at 8:45 p.m., movie at 9:30 p.m. today, Volunteer Park Amphitheater (inside the Seattle Asian Art Museum auditorium if it rains) 1247 15th Ave. E., Seattle (free).
"The Adventures of Tintin"
It's this week's film for the "Tukwila Summer Outdoor Cinema" series. Lawn opens at 8 p.m., movie at dusk today, Tukwila Community Center, 12424 42nd Ave. S., Tukwila (free, but donations for Tukwila Food Pantry accepted).
It's this week's film in the "Moonlight Movies in Renton" series. Movie begins at dusk today, Liberty Park, Houser Way North and Bronson Way North, Renton (free).
"E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial"
It's this week's film in the "Edmonds Outdoor Movie Night" series. Movie begins at dusk today, Frances Anderson Center, 700 Main St., Edmonds (free).
It's the opening film in the "Auburn Summer Sounds and Cinema" series. "Family-friendly" concert begins at 7 p.m., movie at dusk today, Sunset Park, 1306 69th St. S.E., Auburn (free).
It's this week's film in the "Everett Cinemas Under the Stars" series. Pre-show entertainment at 7:30 p.m., movie at dusk today, Thornton A. Sullivan Park, 11405 Silver Lake Road, Everett (free).
"The Water Horse" and "Earth"
They are the films this week in the "CinemaGig Outdoors" series. "The Water Horse" plays today at Donkey Creek Park, 8714 N. Harvorview Drive, Gig Harbor, "Earth" plays Saturday at Skansie Brothers Park, 3207 Harborview Drive, Gig Harbor (free).
It's this week's film in the "Fremont Outdoor Movies" series. Doors open at 7 p.m., show at dusk Saturday, 3501 Phinney Ave. N., Seattle ($5, suggested donation).
"10 Things I Hate About You"
It's the opening film for the "MOHAI Movies at Lake Union Park" series. Movies begin 30 minutes after sunset (approximately 8:30 p.m.) Saturday, 860 Terry Ave. N., Seattle (free).
"Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone" and "Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets"
These are this week's films in the "Movies at the Mural" series. "Sorcerer's Stone" plays at 9 p.m. Saturday at the Mural Amphitheatre, "Chamber of Secrets" plays 9 p.m. Sunday on the south International Fountain lawn, Seattle Center (free).
"The Lion King"
It this week's film for the "West Seattle Movies On the Wall" series. Movie at dusk Saturday, Hotwire Online Coffee House, 4410 California Ave. S.W., Seattle (free).
It's the film for the "Wedgwood Outdoor Cinema" event. Preshow activities start at 7 p.m., movie at dusk Saturday, Hunter Tree Farms Gathering Space, 7744 35th Ave. N.E., Seattle (free).
It's this week's film in the "Redmond Summer Movie Series." Show at dusk Saturday, Farrel McWhirter Farm Park, 19545 N.E. Redmond (free).
It's this week's film in the "Bellevue Summer Outdoor Movies in the Park" series. Show at dusk Tuesday, Bellevue Downtown Park, 10201 N.E. Fourth St., Bellevue (free, food/clothing-item donation suggested).
It's this week's film in the "Movies at Marymoor Park" series. Seating opens at 7 p.m., show at dusk Wednesday, Marymoor Park, 6046 W. Lake Sammamish Parkway N.E., Redmond ($5).
"The Lion King"
It's this week's film in the "Outdoor Movies at Magnuson Park" series. Admission at 7 p.m., show at dusk on Thursday, Magnuson Park athletic fields, 7400 Sand Point Way N.E., Seattle ($5).
"Up" (in Spanish)
It's this week's film in the "Foreign Language Films in the Park" series. Live music at 7:30 p.m., movie at dusk on Thursday, Crossroads Park, 16000 N.E. 10th St., Bellevue (free).
It's this week's film in the "Moonlight Cinema" series. Beer garden opens at 6 p.m. (21 and older only), show at dusk on Thursday, Redhook Ale Brewery, 14300 N.E. 145th St., Woodinville ($5).
It's this week's film in the "Movies at the Park" series. Seating begins at 7 p.m., show at dusk on Thursday, Willis Tucker Park, 6705 Puget Park Drive, Snohomish (free).
Blue Angels Week/
Need for Speed Festival
FRI-SUN Museum of Flight hosts the U.S. Navy Blue Angels; watch the preflight walkdowns, formation takeoffs and landings, Friday-Sunday; Need for Speed Festival celebrates the Blue Angels, historic planes from the Flying Heritage Collection and Boeing Air Show with planes, race cars and a hydroplane on display, kids' activities, souvenirs, music, beer garden, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Friday-Sunday; Museum of Flight, 9404 E. Marginal Way S., Seattle; $9-$17; parking near museum limited, alternate nearby parking available (206-764-5720 or www.museumofflight.org).
Crafts of the Past
SAT-SUN Native American beadwork demonstrations and activities, 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday-Sunday, Fort Nisqually Living History Museum, 5400 N. Pearl St., Tacoma; $4-$6.50 (253-591-5339 or www.fortnisqually.org).
Tutankhamun: The Golden King and the Great Pharaohs
ONGOING Display of more than 100 objects from King Tut's tomb and treasures from 2,000 years of ancient Egyptian history, through Jan. 6, 2013, 10 a.m. daily, Pacific Science Center, 200 Second Ave. N., Seattle; $15.50-$32.50, timed ticket entry, reservations recommended (800-664-8775 or www.pacificsciencecenter.org).
Chihuly Garden and Glass
ONGOING Indoor and outdoor glass-art installations, garden, cafe, 11 a.m.-8 p.m. Mondays through Thursdays, 10 a.m.-9 p.m. Fridays through Sundays, Seattle Center, Seattle; $12-$19 (www.chihulygardenandglass.com).
ONGOING "Icons of Science Fiction," "Avatar" and other exhibits, 10 a.m.-7 p.m. daily, $12-$20; EMP Museum, 325 Fifth Ave. N., Seattle (206-770-2700 or www.empmuseum.org).
LeMay-America's Car Museum
ONGOING Automotive history display of 500 cars, trucks and motorcycles, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. daily, LeMay-America's Car Museum, 2702 East D St., Tacoma; $8-$14 (253-779-8490 or www.lemaymuseum.org).
SAT Introduction to paddling on a dragonboat, no experience needed for ages 18 and older or 12 and older with parent, 6 p.m. Mondays and Wednesdays, 9 a.m. Saturdays, 3 p.m. Sundays, next to Kenmore Air, 950 Westlake Ave. N., Seattle; free, no reservations needed (206-523-4518 or www.seattleflyingdragons.org).
Choose Your Paddle Adventure
SUN Cascade Orienteering Club event to search waterways of Union Bay and the Arboretum searching for checkpoints marked on a map, bring your own human-powered watercraft or rent onsite, start anytime 9-11 a.m. Sunday, University of Washington Waterfront Activities Center (WAC), 3900 Montlake Blvd., Seattle; $6-$9 (www.cascadeoc.org).
Olympic Sculpture Park activities
SAT Drawing activities, 10 a.m.-3 p.m., drop-in yoga, 10:30-11:30 a.m., Zumba in the park, 2-3 p.m.; public tours, noon and 1 p.m. Saturday; Olympic Sculpture Park, Broad Street and Elliott Avenue, Seattle; free (206-654-3100 or www.seattleartmuseum.org/getout).
Seattle Japanese Garden Wandering and Wondering
SAT Dancers and musicians throughout the garden, 1-4 p.m. Saturday, The Japanese Garden, 1075 Lake Washington Blvd. E., Seattle; $4-$6 (206-684-4725 or www.seattlejapanesegarden.org).
Deadhorse Canyon walk
SAT Forest walk; 2 p.m. Saturday, Lakeridge Park, Rainier Avenue South and 68th Avenue South, Seattle; free (206-684-7435 or www.seattle.gov/parks/).
Full Moon Trek
SAT Explore the park by moonlight, children must be accompanied by adult, 8 p.m. Saturday, Discovery Park, 3801 W. Government Way, Seattle; $8 (206-386-4236 or www.seattle.gov/parks/).
Jetty Island Days
ONGOING 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, 10th Street Boat Launch and Marine Park, Everett; $2/adult, $1/child donation suggested (425-257-8700 or www.ci.everett.wa.us/default.aspx?ID=2055).
Zip Wild at Northwest Trek
ONGOING Zip line with obstacle course challenges, for ages 10 and older, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. daily, Northwest Trek Wildlife Park, 11610 Trek Drive E., Eatonville; $39.95 by reservation, walk-up space sometimes available (www.nwtrek.org).
Mount Rainier visitor shuttle
ONGOING Shuttle between Longmire and Paradise with stops at Cougar Rock Campground and Narada Falls on the uphill run, stopping at Comet Falls trailhead and Cougar Rock on downhill run, Fridays, Saturdays, Sundays; at Longmire, board the shuttle at the historic Longmire Gas Station; on Saturdays and Sundays only, shuttle from Whittaker Mountaineering, Ashford, connecting with the Paradise Shuttle in Longmire; Mount Rainier National Park; shuttle free, park entrance $15/vehicle or $5/person (www.nps.gov/mora).
Concerts at the Mural
FRI Outdoor concert with local bands, 5:30 p.m. Friday, Mural Amphitheater, Seattle Center; free (206-684-7200 or seattlecenter.com).
at The Mount
FRI Danny Vernon-The Illusion of Elvis, bring a blanket or chair, 6 p.m., food and beverages available starting 5 p.m. Friday, Providence Mount St. Vincent, 4831 35th Ave. S.W., Seattle, free (206-938-6191 or www.providence.org/themountfoundation).
Fountain of Light
FRI-SAT Short films projected onto fountain water, 9:30 p.m. Friday and Aug. 10; music and video projection on the fountain, beer garden, 7-11 p.m. Saturday and Aug. 11, International Fountain, Seattle Center, Seattle; free (206-684-7200 or www.seattlecenter.com).
Roy Horn Experience benefit concert
SAT Jazz, funk and pop concert, half of proceeds benefit Planned Parenthood of the Great Northwest, 5 p.m. Saturday, Scarlet Tree, 801 N.E. 65th St. Suite C, Seattle; $20 (www.brownpaperticket.com/event/253533).
Music in the Garden
SAT Bring a blanket for music in the Garden, bring a picnic, no alcoholic beverages, no pets, 5:30 p.m. Saturday, Bellevue Botanical Garden, 12001 Main St., Bellevue; free, donations encouraged, parking limited (425-451-3755 or www.bellevuebotanical.org).
Summer Concerts at the Locks
SAT-SUN Cherie Blues, 2 p.m. Saturday, Ballard Sedentary Sousa Band, 2 p.m. Sunday, Hiram M. Chittenden Locks, 3015 N.W. 54th St., Seattle; free (206-783-7059).
Shoreline Noon Park Series
TUE Family concert with Caspar Babypants, noon Tuesday, Richmond Beach Saltwater Park, 2021 N.W. 197th St., Shoreline; free (206-801-2600 or shorelinewa.gov/parks).
Summer Concerts in the Park, Edmonds
SUN MoodSwings Jazz Band, 3 p.m. Sunday, Edmonds City Park, Edmonds Way and Pine Street, Edmonds; free (425-771-0228 or www.edmondsartscommission.org).
WED Family concert, noon Wednesday, Town Square Plaza Park, Smith Street and Second Avenue, Kent; free (253-856-5050 or www.kentarts.com).
Swing Sessions Big Band
WED Swing concert with 15 piece band, 6 p.m. Wednesday, Kent Station, 417 Ramsay Way, Kent; free (253-856-2301 or kentstation.com/).
Auburn Kids SummerStage
WED Outdoor concert, Caspar Babypants, noon Wednesday, Les Gove Park, 11th Street and Auburn Way South, Auburn; free (www.auburnwa.gov).
Bobby Medina & The Red Hot Band
AUG. 9 Jazz, Motown, rock, noon Aug. 9, City Hall Plaza, 600 Fourth Ave., Seattle; free (206-684-7171 or www.seattle.gov/seattlepresents).
Kirkland Summer Concerts
AUG. 9 Clinton Fearon and the Boogie Brown Band; 7-8:30 p.m. Aug. 9, Marina Park, 25 Lake Shore Plaza, Kirkland; free (kirklandsummerconcerts.org/#evening).
St. Edward State Park
AUG. 9 Outdoor world music concert, bring blankets or chairs, food vendor; folk rock by the Moondoggies, 6 p.m. Aug. 9, Saint Edward State Park, 14445 Juanita Drive N.E., Kenmore; free, Discover Pass not required (kenmorewa.gov).
Breathe Deep Seattle
PLAN AHEAD 5K timed run, fun run, and walk to raise funds for lung cancer research and support, 9:30 a.m. Aug. 11, Lincoln Park, Seattle; $10-$30, suggested fundraising goal $1,000 (www.lungevity.org/seattle).
Summer Fitness Day
PLAN AHEAD 5k, 10k, 15k, kids dash, half marathon, 9:30 a.m. Aug. 11, Magnuson Park, Seattle; $12-$22 (www.magnusonseries.org).
Miracle Trail Run
PLAN AHEAD 5k trails, 1 mile road run, kids dashes, benefits Children's Miracle Network and Seattle Children's Hospital, 9 a.m. Aug. 11, South Kitsap Regional Park, Port Orchard; $5-$12 (360-509-5352 or www.miraclerun5k.com).
Trends of the season
SAT Fashion trends of the season, DJ, makeup consultations, giveaways while supplies last, noon-5 p.m., fashion show, 4 p.m. Saturday, Macy's Bellevue Square, Bellevue; free (425-688-6000).
Art in the Garden
SAT-SUN Jewelry, garden art, photography, metal work, woodwork showcasing local artists, 9 a.m.-6 p.m. Saturday, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Sunday, Matson Family Farms, 46620 228th Ave. S.E., Enumclaw (360-802-6787 or www.plateauartsalive.org).
SAT-SUN Collections, estates, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday-Sunday, VintageEvent Productions, 4535 Union Bay Place N.E., Seattle (www.vintageevent.com).
Ransacked Attic Sale
THU-SAT Housewares, toys, books, clothes, crafts, collectibles, lunch available, 8 a.m.-6 p.m. Aug. 9-10, 8 a.m.-noon Aug. 11, Northshore Senior Center, 10201 E. Riverside Drive, Bothell (425-286-1072 or www.northshoreseniorcenter.org).
Tai Chi on Alki
SAT Outdoor tai chi class, flowing movements with deep breathing, 9 a.m. Saturdays, Alki Beach Statue of Liberty Plaza, 1702 Alki Ave. S.W., Seattle; free (206-229-4774 or seattlewushucenter.com).
Community Boot Camp
SAT University Family YMCA high-intensity, drop-in classes open to all, Boot Camp Level 1, 9:30-10:30 a.m., Boot Camp, Level 2, 10:30-11:30 a.m. Saturdays through Aug. 25 in the field outside Green Lake Community Center, 7201 E. Green Lake Drive N., Seattle; free (206-524-1400 or universityfamilyymca.org).
Yoga in the Park
SAT University Family YMCA hosts drop-in outdoor yoga open to all, bring a yoga mat or towel and water, 10:30 a.m. Saturdays, Cowen Park, 5849 15th Ave. N.E., Seattle; free (206-524-1400 or universityfamilyymca.org).
Sherlock Holmes Week
SUN The Sound of the Baskervilles celebrate worldwide Sherlock Holmes Week with speakers and discussions for anyone with an interest in Sherlock Holmes in film, theater, books or television, 2 p.m. Sunday, T.S. McHugh's Public House, 21 Mercer St., Seattle; free (soundofthebaskervilles.com/upcoming.html).
From Hiroshima to Hope
MON Peace event honoring the victims of the atomic bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki and all victims of war and violence, northwest shore, 6 p.m. Monday, Green Lake Park, 7201 E. Green Lake Drive N., Seattle; free (www.facebook.com/FromHiroshimaToHope).
Queen Anne Science Cafe
TUE NOAA program on the problem of trash and debris in the marine environment in Puget Sound, 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, T.S. McHugh's Irish Pub & Restaurant, 21 Mercer St., Seattle; free (www.pacificsciencecenter.org/Adult-Education/sciencecafe).
AquaSox Family Festival
SAT-SUN Pregame activities for kids, postgame fireworks, 4 p.m., game 7:05 p.m. Saturday; activities, baseball-card set giveaway to first 500 fans, 2 p.m., game 4:05 p.m. Sunday, postgame meet the players and kids run the bases Sunday, Everett Memorial Stadium, 3802 Broadway, Everett; $8-$17 (425-258-3673 or www.milb.com/index.jsp?sid=t403).
Soccer Recycling Event
SUN Accepting donations of gently used soccer jerseys, soccer uniforms, cleats, balls and other soccer gear to be donated to Rainbow of Magnolia Fountains of Life charity that helps villages in Africa, 11 a.m. Sunday, Code Four Athletics, 22013 68th Ave. S., Kent (888-411-3687 or www.codefourathletics.com).
SUN Edmonds Petanque Club Tournament to benefit the Edmonds Food Bank, 8 a.m. Sunday, Edmonds Civic Center Playfield, 230 Sixth Ave. N., Edmonds; free for spectators, $20/preregistration to participate (edmondspetanqueclub.org).
The Evergreen Classic Horse Show
WED-AUG. 12 Horse jumping competition, proceeds benefit Little Bits Therapeutic Riding Center for disabled and special needs children and adults; Wednesday-Aug. 12, Remlinger Equestrian Park, 31000 N.E. 60th St., Carnation; free for spectators (425-770-2969 or evergreenclassic.com).
Seattle Architecture Foundation
FRI-SAT Walking tours from Seattle Architecture Foundation, 1333 Fifth Ave., Rainier Square Atrium, Seattle, unless noted otherwise; $15-$25 (800-838-3006 or www.seattlearchitecture.org).
• Art +Architecture, 10 a.m. Friday;
• Art Deco styles of the 1920s, 10 a.m. Friday.
• Architecture 101: Windows on Seattle's Style, 10 a.m. Saturday;
• Architecture's Greatest Hits, 10 a.m. Aug. 10.
Seafair Fleet Week
FRI-SUN Tours of military ships, 9:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m. Friday-Saturday, 12:30 p.m.-3:30 p.m. Sunday, Pier 66, Seattle; free (seafair.com).
Train Rides through Snoqualmie Valley
SAT-SUN Vintage train ride including the top of Snoqualmie Falls, noon, 1:30 and 3 p.m. Saturdays-Sundays through October, plus special weekday rides every 90 minutes starting at 11 a.m. Aug. 3; guided tours of Train Shed exhibits available with the first two train rides most Saturdays and Sundays, Northwest Railway Museum, 38625 S.E. King St., Snoqualmie; $10-$15 (425-888-3030 or www.trainmuseum.org).
Skagit Boat Tours
THRU SEPT. 3 Lunch, nature walk, boat ride on Diablo Lake to learn about the North Cascades and the dam that provides hydroelectric power to Seattle, 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Thursdays-Mondays, through Sept. 3, Newhalem, Skagit County; $15-$30, by reservation (360-854-2589 or seattle.gov/light/tours/Skagit).
Arboretum Azalea Way
TUE Arboretum seeks volunteers to help maintain Azalea Way, starting with work party, all welcome, 9 a.m. Tuesday, Washington Park Arboretum, 2300 Arboretum Drive E., Seattle; preregister (206-941-2550).
SAT Create a painting, no experience necessary, all materials provided, 3-6 p.m. Saturday, Molbak's, Woodinville; $45, advance registration required (www.corksandcanvasevents.com).
Families for Equality Workshop
MON Pride Foundation training "parent ambassadors" to facilitate conversations with members of their communities, 5:30 p.m. Monday, Legal Voice, 907 Pine St., Seattle; free, preregister (206-660-9743 or whymarriagematterswashington.org).