U District Street Fair | Community Corner
Community events for the weekend of May 18-19, 2013, include the University District Street Fair, Armed Forces Day Celebration and Greenwood Garage Sale Day.
University District Street Fair
First street fair of the season, with 200 arts and crafts vendors, two food courts, music on three stages, kids’ activities, street performers, 10 a.m.-7 p.m. Saturday, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Sunday, University Way Northeast from Northeast 50th Street to Campus Parkway, Seattle (udistrictstreetfair.org).
Maple Leaf Play Area Dedication: Celebration of new zip line, climbing rocks and children’s garden, 10 a.m.-noon Saturday, Maple Leaf Park, 1020 N.E. 82nd St., Seattle (www.seattle.gov/parks).
Armed Forces Day Celebration: Flag-raising ceremony, noon; country-music concert, military-equipment displays, military recruiters and ROTC groups, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday, Museum of Flight, 9404 E. Marginal Way S., Seattle; $10-$18, military personnel and up to five family members admitted free (206-764-5720 or www.museumofflight.org ).
Greenwood Garage Sale Day: Garage sales throughout Phinney-Greenwood, plus flea market, tool sale and recycle event, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday, Phinney Neighborhood Center, 6532 Phinney Ave. N., Seattle (206-783-2244 or www.phinneycenter.org/garagesale/index.shtml ).
Life Jacket Sale: Personally fitted life jackets for water safety, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday, Evans Pool/Green Lake Community Center, 7201 E. Green Lake Drive N., Seattle; $20/youth jackets, $30/adult jackets (206-684-8780 or www.seattle.gov/parks).
Healthy Water, Healthy Food: Drop-in work party to remove invasive plants and spread mulch to improve wetland, with water-education games and activities, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday, Rainier Beach Urban Farm & Wetlands, 5513 S. Cloverdale St., Seattle (seattletilth.org).
A Glimpse of China Chinese Culture and Arts Festival: Traditional and contemporary Chinese cultural performances, visual arts, activities, food, games, marketplace, 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Saturday, Seattle Center Armory, Seattle (206-684-7200 or www.seattlecenter.com).
Paine Field Aviation Day: See aircraft and pilots up close, food court, Flying Heritage Collection, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday, Warbirds fly at noon, Paine Field, 3407 109th St. S.W., Everett; $10 (425-870-2287 or www.visitpainefield.com ).
Alki Summer Streets: 5K walk/run to benefit West Seattle High School, 9:20 a.m., $35; beach party with music, vendors, interactive art, bicycle parade, 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Sunday along Alki Avenue Southwest, closed to traffic from 63rd Avenue Southwest to Don Armeni Boat Ramp, Seattle (www.seattle.gov/transportation/summer_alki.htm).
Madeline McKenzie: firstname.lastname@example.org.