Celebrating nature, strawberries and dads | Community Corner
Community events for the weekend of June 15-16, 2013, include the Picnic in the Park Nature Consortium celebration of the West Duwamish Greenbelt, the Burien and Marysville strawberry festivals, and Father’s Day festivities.
Picnic in the Park
Nature Consortium celebration of the West Duwamish Greenbelt, bring a picnic, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday, including toddler walk, 10:15 a.m.; art activity, 10:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m.; live music, 11 a.m. and 12:30 p.m.; eco hikes, 11 a.m. and 12:30 p.m., South Seattle Community College south lawn, 6000 16th Ave. S.W., Seattle; free (www.naturec.org/blog/picnic-in-the-park-june-15/).
Festival Sundiata: African/African-American cultural arts, entertainment on four stages, art exhibit, vendors, children’s activities, food trucks, African dance workshops, history exhibit, Show and Shine Car Show, noon-8 p.m. Saturday, noon-6 p.m. Sunday, Seattle Center, Seattle (206-684-7200 or www.seattlecenter.com ).
Summer Concerts at the Locks: Mood Swings big band, 2 p.m. Saturday; Elliott Bay Pipe Band, 2 p.m. Sunday; classic car show, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Sunday, Hiram M. Chittenden Locks, 3015 N.W. 54th St., Seattle; free (206-783-7059).
Burien Wild Strawberry Festival: Performers, vendors, food, carnival rides, 10 a.m.-8 p.m. Saturday, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Sunday; Sunday Father’s Day Car Show; Burien Town Square Park, 152nd Street Southwest and Fifth Avenue Southwest, Burien (206-988-3700 or www.wildstrawberryfestival.org).
Edmonds Arts Festival: Display and sale of work by 240 artists, entertainment, food vendors, Kids’ Creative Corner activities, 10 a.m.-8 p.m. Saturday, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Sunday, Frances Anderson Center, 700 Main St., Edmonds; free (www.edmondsartsfestival.com ).
Marysville Strawberry Festival: Arts & Crafts Market in the Park, entertainment, carnival, 10 a.m.-7:30 p.m. Saturday, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Sunday; Kiddies Parade, 6 p.m. Saturday, Grand Parade, 7:45 p.m. fireworks, 10 p.m. Saturday; Marysville (360-659-7664 or www.maryfest.com).
Fenders on Front Street: Hundreds of vintage and classic vehicles, music, 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Sunday, Issaquah; free (425-391-1112 or www.fendersonfrontstreet.com).
Father’s Day, Children’s Museum: Free admission for dads and father figures with at least one child 10 or younger paying full admission, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Sunday, The Children’s Museum, Seattle Center Armory, Seattle; $7-$8.25 (206-441-1768 or www.thechildrensmuseum.org ).
Father’s Day, Museum of Flight: Free admission for dads, family activities, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Sunday, talk and autograph session with NASA astronaut Mike Forman, 1:30-3 p.m. Sunday, Museum of Flight, 9404 E. Marginal Way S., Seattle; $10-$18 (206-764-5720 or www.museumofflight.org).
Madeline McKenzie, email@example.com