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Community corner: Salmon, mammals and tradition

Community events for the weekend of Nov. 17-18, 2012, include Salmon in Piper’s Creek, Meet the Mammals and Duwamish Heritage Day.

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Salmon in Piper’s Creek

Salmon stewards provide information on salmon returning to Piper’s Creek to spawn, the restoration of the watershed and the life cycle of salmon, 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturdays-Sundays through Dec. 9, and special celebration activities 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Nov. 23, Carkeek Park, 950 N.W. Carkeek Park Road, Seattle; free (206-684-5999 or www.seattle.gov/parks).

Meet the Mammals: Displays, activities for all ages, information to explore the diversity of mammals, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday, Burke Museum of Natural History and Culture, University of Washington, Seattle; $7.50-$10 (206-543-5590 or www.burkemuseum.org).

Duwamish Heritage Day: National Native American Heritage Month songs, dances and drums, class 10 a.m.-noon; Princess Angeline film, 1 p.m.; frybread, 2-4 p.m. Saturday, Duwamish Longhouse & Cultural Center, 4705 W. Marginal Way S.W., Seattle; free (206-431-1582 or www.duwamishtribe.org).

Holiday Bazaar: Arts and crafts from 100 vendors, food, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday, Renton Community Center, 1715 S.E. Maple Valley Highway, Renton (425-430-6700 or www.rentonwa.gov).

Quilt, Craft and Sewing Festival: Sewing, quilting, embroidery, knitting, scrapbooking and other creative-arts vendors, workshops, seminars, 10 a.m.-5 p.m.Saturday, Puyallup Fair and Events Center, Puyallup; $10, half-price admission coupon on website (253-841-5045 or www.quiltcraftsew.com).

Seattle Auto Show: Hundreds of new 2013 cars from all major makers, test drives, exotic cars, 10 a.m.-9 p.m. Saturday, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Sunday, CenturyLink Field Event Center, 800 Occidental Ave. S., Seattle; $10-$12, ages 12 and younger free with adult (www.seattleautoshow.com).

Yulefest: Nordic Christmas craft vendors, music, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, Nordic Heritage Museum, 3014 N.W. 67th St., Seattle; $1-$3 (206-789-5707 or www.nordicmuseum.org/events.aspx#Yulefest).

Festival of Trees Celebration: Santa, holiday boutique, entertainment, lighting of the Fairmont Lobby Tree and opening of the Teddy Bear Suite, 2-5 p.m. Sunday, and 20 themed Christmas trees auctioned to benefit Seattle Children’s Hospital on display through Nov. 28; Fairmont Olympic Hotel, 411 University St., Seattle; free, donations welcome; Teddy Bear Suite open 10 a.m.-7 p.m. Monday through Dec. 24; free, donations to Seattle Children’s Hospital suggested (www.seattlefestivaloftrees.com).

Seattle Family Dance: Dance with live folk music, for ages 9 and younger and their families, no partner or experience necessary, 3 p.m. Sunday, Phinney Neighborhood Center, 6532 Phinney Ave. N., Seattle; $6-$18 (206-330-7408 or www.seattledance.org/family).

For more community events, go to seattletimes.com/listings (search “community”).

Compiled by Madeline McKenzie

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