Hmong New Year, Veterans Day, nature | Community Corner
Community events for the weekend of Nov. 9-10, 2013, include Hmong New Year Celebration, Auburn Veterans Day, Fall Colors Walk and Mercer Slough Herons.
Hmong New Year Celebration
Hmong Association of Washington hosts cultural performances, children’s activities, display of Hmong artifacts and clothing, food, marketplace; 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Saturday, Seattle Center Armory, Seattle (206-684-7200 or www.seattlecenter.com ).
Auburn Veterans Day: Parade with marching bands, military vehicles, veterans’ units, 11 a.m., west on Main Street from E Street Southeast to A Street Northwest, Auburn; display of military equipment, vehicles, 9 a.m.-2 p.m., Division Street Southeast; marching band field competition, 1 p.m. Monday, Auburn Memorial Stadium, 801 Fourth St. N.E., Auburn (www.auburnwa.gov/events ).
Stargazing: Seattle Astronomical Society hosts viewing through telescopes, all ages and skill levels welcome, inclement weather may cancel; 6 p.m. Saturday, Green Lake Park, 7201 E. Green Lake Drive N., Seattle and Paramount Park, Eighth Avenue Northeast and Northeast 155th Street, Shoreline; free (www.seattleastro.org).
Providence Mount St. Vincent Bazaar: Christmas items, collectibles, housewares, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday, Providence Mount St. Vincent, 4831 35th Ave. S.W., Seattle (206-938-6191).
Backyard Birds Super Saturday: How to attract birds to your yard, craft activities; 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday, Seward Park Audubon Center, 5902 Lake Washington Blvd. S., Seattle; free (206-652-2444 or sewardpark.audubon.org).
Songs and stories from World War II: World War II stories from a veteran, memorabilia display, performance by vocalist Dina Blade and pianist Hans Brehmer in authentic World War II military uniforms; 1 p.m. Saturday, Bellevue Library, 1111 110th Ave. N.E., Bellevue (425-450-1765 or www.kcls.org ).
Bellevue Club Holiday Bazaar: Accessories, art, clothing, toys by 100 vendors; 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday, The Bellevue Club, 11200 S.E. Sixth St., Bellevue; collecting new, unopened toys for Toys for Tots (www.bellevueclub.com/holidaybazaar ).
Latvian Center Christmas Bazaar: Christmas specialty and ethnic Latvian foods, decorative pillows, dolls, knitted articles, jewelry, ceramics; 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday, noon-4 p.m. Sunday, Latvian Cultural Center, 11710 Third Ave. N.E., Seattle (www.facebook.com/latvianchurch/events).
Fall Colors Walk: 1 p.m. Sunday, Graham Visitor Center, 2300 Arboretum Drive E., Seattle; free (206-543-8800 or www.uwbotanicgardens.org ).
Mercer Slough Herons: Learn about the park’s great blue heron rookery, 2 p.m. Sunday, Mercer Slough Environmental Education Center, 1625 118th Ave. S.E., Bellevue; free (425-452-2565).
Madeline McKenzie: firstname.lastname@example.org.