Community Corner: Space Shuttle Trainer exhibit opens
Community events for the weekend of Nov. 10-11, 2012, include the grand opening of the Space Shuttle Trainer exhibit at the Museum of Flight; the Veterans Day Parade in Auburn; and the Goodwill Glitter Sale.
Grand Opening of the Space Shuttle Trainer Exhibit
Opening ceremony and ribbon cutting, music, entertainment and tours to celebrate the debut of NASA's Space Shuttle Trainer in its new home at the Space Gallery, 11 a.m. Saturday, Museum of Flight, 9404 E. Marginal Way S., Seattle; museum admission $9-$17 (206-764-5720 or www.museumofflight.org/shuttle-trainer).
Veterans Day Parade: Parade with military flyover, marching bands, military and veterans units, 11 a.m. Saturday, west on Main Street from E Street Southeast to A Street Northwest, Auburn; Military Display and Exhibit Showcase, 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday, downtown Auburn (www.auburnwa.gov).
Newport Snowsports Swap: Sale of new and recycled ski, snowboard and related gear, 9 a.m.-6 p.m. Saturday, Newport High School, 4333 Factoria Blvd. S.E., Bellevue (newportskiswap.com).
Seattle Veterans Museum: Displays honoring U.S. service members, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday-Monday, west side of Benaroya Hall behind the Remembrance Garden, Second Avenue between Union and University streets, Seattle; free, donations welcome (425-949-8821 or www.seattleveteransmuseum.org).
Goodwill Glitter Sale: Designer and vintage special-occasion clothing, jewelry, accessories, 9 a.m.-6 p.m. Saturday-Sunday, Goodwill Store, 1400 S. Dearborn St., Seattle (206-860-5711 or seattlegoodwill.org).
"Some Assembly Required": Boeing Company activities for kids 3 and older to explore what it takes to make airplanes, the teamwork behind assembling products, paper-airplane test flight center, team project to build and assemble a LEGO airplane, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Saturday-Sunday, Seattle Children's Museum, Seattle Center House, Seattle; $6.50-$7.50 (206-576-2322 or www.thechildrensmuseum.org/manufacturing).
Fremont: Timber to Troll: Grand opening of exhibit on the history of Seattle's Fremont neighborhood, 2 p.m. Saturday, History House of Greater Seattle, 790 N. 34th St., Seattle; free (206-675-8875 or www.historyhouse.org).
Holiday Kick-Off: Display and sale of poinsettias, holiday music featuring Northshore Schools students, gingerbread house display, kids' craft activities, 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday-Sunday; Molbak's, 13625 N.E. 175th St., Woodinville (425-483-5000 or www.molbaks.com).
South Sound Gem, Opal and Mineral Show: Demonstrations, exhibits, activities, sale, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Sunday, Puyallup Fair and Events Center, 110 Ninth Ave. S.W., Puyallup; $4, ages 11 and younger free (253-841-5045 or www.thefair.com).
Compiled by Madeline McKenzie
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