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Community calendar: festivals, fairs and more
A detailed, categorized calendar of events all over Seattle and Western Washington, July 4-10, 2014.
Seattle Times staff
Bellevue Four on the 4th Dog Jog & Walk
FRI Noncompetitive dog jog/walk, 9 a.m. Friday, Ashwood Park, 10820 N.E. 10th St., Bellevue; $25-$30 (425-453-3110 or bellevuedowntown.com/).
Return To Renton Benefit Car Show and Cruise-In
SUN Car show, entertainment, food, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Sunday, Renton Downtown Piazza, South Third Street and Burnett Avenue South, Renton (425-430-7589 or GoRenton.com).
All Chevy and Camaro Show
SUN Pacific Northwest Camaro Club show with DJs, trophies, raffle, 8 a.m.-4 p.m. Sunday, Triple XXX Root Beer Drive-In, 98 N.E. Gilman Blvd., Issaquah (pnwcc.com/all-chevy-show/).
Wine Rocks Seattle
JULY 10 Local wine, beer, music, food to benefit University District Food Bank, 6 p.m. July 10, Bell Harbor Pier 66, Bell Street and Alaskan Way, Seattle; $45-$50 (winerocksseattle.com).
PLAN AHEAD Proceeds benefit local, national and international charities to support youth; gala and auction. 1-5 p.m. July 11, Edmonds Community College, $100; displays of rare, classic cars, beer/wine garden, 1-5 p.m. July 12, Lynnwood Golf Course, 20200 68th Ave. W., Lynnwood; $10-$30 (206-546-2724 or concoursatthewood.com).
Woodland Park Zoo Jungle Party
PLAN AHEAD Fundraising auction, animal tours, drinks, entertainment, dinner, 4:30 p.m. July 11, Woodland Park Zoo, Seattle; $350 (zoo.org/).
Saturday group rides
SAT All welcome, 15-20 mph pace rides, 36 mile Edmonds route, 8 a.m. Saturday, Cascade Bicycle Studio, 180 N. Canal St., Seattle (cascadebicyclestudio.com/events).
SUN Bicycle or walk along Lake Washington Boulevard, closed to motorized traffic, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Sunday, Lake Washington Boulevard from Mount Baker Beach to Seward Park, Seattle (206-684-4075 or www.seattle.gov/parks/bicyclesunday/).
Emerald City Contra Dance
FRI Beginners workshop, 7 p.m.; dance with live music, caller, 7:30 p.m. Friday, Phinney Neighborhood Center, 6532 Phinney Ave. N., Seattle; $5-$8 (206-440-9839 or seattledance.org/contra/emerald.city.html).
Sno-King International Folk Dance Club
SAT Folk dancing, Independence Day party, 7 p.m. Saturday, Cedar Valley Grange, 20526 52nd Ave. W., Lynnwood; $5-$7 (425-385-2088 or sno-king.org).
Lake Union Wooden Boat Festival
FRI-SUN Vessels, boat tours, free boat rides, toy boat building, skill demonstrations, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Friday-Sunday, Center for Wooden Boats, 1010 Valley St., Seattle; free (cwb.org/events/festival/); sail on the historic schooner Adventuress, 5 p.m. Saturday, Center for Wooden Boats; $35-$65 (360-379-0438 or www.soundexp.org).
Wallingford Family Parade and Festival
SAT Parade, 11 a.m., North 45th Street from Interlake Avenue North to Bagley Avenue North, Seattle; marketplace, food vendors, kids games and bouncy houses, entertainment, beer/wine/small bites garden, noon-5 p.m., Meridian Playground Park, 50th Avenue North and North Meridian Street, Seattle (visitwallingford.org).
SAT Music, dance, vegetarian cuisine, yoga instruction, color throws in Indian tradition, noon Saturday, Mural Amphitheater, Seattle Center, Seattle; $20 (www.colorfestival.com).
Kent Cornucopia Days
JULY 10-13 Vendors, parade (July 13), carnival, entertainment, skateboard tournament, Dragon Boat Races, Soccer Tournament, 5K Fun Run/Walk, noon-8 p.m. July 10-12; 10 a.m.-6 p.m. July 13, Lake Meridian Park, Kent (kcdays.com).
West Seattle Summer Fest
PLAN AHEAD Street party with entertainment, shopping, beer garden, sustainability expo., Pet Junction pet activities, health information, kids activities, 10 a.m.-8 p.m. July 11-12; 11 a.m.-8 p.m. July 13, California Avenue Southwest and Southwest Alaska Street, Seattle (wsjunction.org/summerfest).
Redmond Derby Days
PLAN AHEAD Kids parade, grand parade, carnival, music, food vendors, kids activities, bicycle criterium, fireworks finale. 5-10 p.m. July 11; 10 a.m.-10 p.m. July 12, Redmond City Hall Plaza, 15670 N.E. 85th St., Redmond (425-556-2300 or www.redmondderbydays.com/).
PLAN AHEAD Tours, music, food, art demos, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. July 11-13, Woodinville Lavender, 14223 Woodinville-Redmond Road N.E., Redmond; $3 (425-398-3785 or www.woodinvillelavender.com).
Fourth of July
Seafair Summer Fourth
FRI Games, entertainment stage, food vendors, contests, beer garden, noon-11 p.m.; Seafair Pirates arrive, 5 p.m.; Seafair Clowns arrive, 6 p.m.; fireworks show set to music, 10 p.m. Friday, Gas Works Park, 2101 N. Northlake Way, Seattle; reserved seating (if still available) $20-$25; and, new venue this year, entertainment, military vehicle display, beer garden, food vendors, noon-10 p.m.; Seafair Clowns arrive, 3 p.m.; Seafair Pirates arrive, 6 p.m., Lake Union Park, 860 Terry Ave. N., Seattle; no tents, barbecues, pets, glass bottles, marijuana, alcohol, weapons; free; reserved seating (if still available) $20-$25 (seafair.com).
FRI Greenwood Concert Band performance, 11 a.m.; presentation of the colors, performances, more than 400 people from 80 countries sworn in as U.S. citizens, presentation of the “Spirit of Liberty” award, noon Friday, Fisher Pavilion, Seattle Center, Seattle; free (ethnicheritagecouncil.org/).
Bellevue Collection Family Fourth
FRI Family Fun Zone, food vendors, entertainment, games, 2-9 p.m.; Presentation of the Colors, 9 p.m.; Bellevue Youth Symphony Orchestra performance, 9:30-10:30 p.m.; fireworks show, 10:05 p.m. Friday, Bellevue Downtown Park, 10201N.E. Fourth St., Bellevue; free parking at Bellevue City Hall visitors lot, 450 110th Ave. N.E., and after 6 p.m. at Bellevue Square, Lincoln Square and Bellevue Place (bellevuedowntown.com).
Burien 4th of July Parade
FRI Firefighters, drill teams, marching bands, antique cars, Chinese dragon, 3 p.m. Friday, on Ambaum Boulevard Southwest from Southwest 150th Street to Southwest 153rd Street, north on Second Avenue Southwest, then west on Southwest 152nd Street, Burien (b-townblog.com).
Celebrate Kirkland 4th of July Celebration
FRI Children’s parade decorating events, 10 a.m., Marina Park Pavilion; Children’s walking parade, 11:30 a.m.; downtown parade, noon, Market and Central streets; food vendors, 1-10:30 p.m.; music in the park, 5-10 p.m.; fireworks display, 10:15 p.m. Friday, Marina Park, 25 Lake Shore Plaza, Kirkland (www.celebratekirkland.org).
Renton Fabulous 4th of July
FRI Children’s activities, noon-8 p.m.; entertainment, 1:30-9:30 p.m.; fireworks show, 10 p.m. Friday, Gene Coulon Memorial Beach Park, 1201 Lake Washington Blvd., Renton (rentonwa.gov/living/).
Fourth on the Plateau, Sammamish
FRI Entertainment, kids activities, food vendors, fireworks show, 6-11 p.m. Friday, Sammamish Commons, 801 228th Ave. S.E., Sammamish (sammamish.us/events).
SeaTac Family Fourth of July
FRI-SUN Entertainment, 1-9:45 p.m. Friday; fireworks show, 10:15 p.m. Friday; carnival, 11 a.m.-10:30 p.m. Friday, 11 a.m.-11 p.m. Saturday, noon-10 p.m. Sunday, $19/day; Angle Lake Park, 19408 International Blvd., SeaTac (206-973-4680 or ci.seatac.wa.us/index.aspx?page=704).
Fireworks over Des Moines
FRI Food vendors, beer/wine garden, 5-11 p.m.; concert, 6 p.m.; fireworks show, 10:15 p.m. Friday, Des Moines Marina, 22506 Marine View Drive S., Des Moines (destinationdesmoines.org).
4th Celebration at the Lake, Newcastle
FRI Food vendors, 6-8 p.m.; band performance, 8-10 p.m.; fireworks display, 10 p.m. Friday, Lake Boren Park, Southeast 84th Avenue and Coal Creek Parkway Southeast, Newcastle (425-649-4444 or www.ci.newcastle.wa.us).
Issaquah Down Home 4th of July
FRI Kids ‘n’ Pets Parade, 11 a.m., register 10 a.m., online, or at Visitor Information Center, 155 N.W. Gilman Blvd., Issaquah; pony rides, bouncy houses, games, races, Slug Speed Race and Beauty Pageant (bring your own slug), pie-eating contest, 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Friday, Veterans Memorial Field, 120 Second Ave. N.E., Issaquah (downhome4th.org).
Kent Fourth of July Splash
FRI Entertainment, noon-9:30 p.m.; food vendors, bouncy houses, toy boat building, games, noon-5 p.m.; fireworks display, 10 p.m. Friday, Lake Meridian Park, 14800 S.E. 272nd St., Kent; parking and shuttle-bus service from Kent Fire Station, Kentwood High School, Meridian Elementary School (kentwa.gov/arts/splash).
Auburn 4th of July Festival
FRI Entertainment, inflatable rides, vendors, car show, petting zoo, preschool playground, 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Friday; kids bike parade, noon, Les Gove Park, 910 Ninth St. S.E., Auburn; free, fees for some activities (www.auburnwa.gov).
Federal Way Red, White and Blues Festival
FRI Performances, kids activities, food vendors, 4 p.m.; Kids Parade, 7 p.m.; fireworks show, 10:15 p.m. Friday, Celebration Park, 1095 S. 324th St., Federal Way; park opens 3 p.m., parking $7, no pets (www.ci.federal-way.wa.us).
An Edmonds Kind of 4th
FRI Children’s Parade, 11:30 a.m.; main parade, noon; vendors, entertainment, 7:30 p.m.; fireworks, 10 p.m. Friday, Edmonds (www.edmondswa.com/events/fourth-of-july.html).
Bothell Freedom Festival
FRI Pancake breakfast, 8:30-10:30 a.m., Fire Station, 10726 Beardslee Blvd., free; children’s parade, 11:15 a.m., Main Street from 103rd Avenue; “Protecting Our Freedom-Recognizing Those Who Serve” grand parade, noon Friday, Main Street and Bothell Way, Bothell (www.ci.bothell.wa.us).
Kenmore Fireworks Show
FRI Music and other activities, 8 p.m.; fireworks show, 10 p.m. Friday, Log Boom Park, Northeast 175th Street and 61st Avenue Northeast, Kenmore (www.cityofkenmore.com/events).
July 4th Colors of Everett
FRI Colors of Freedom parade, 11 a.m., Colby and Wetmore avenues between Wall and 26th streets; festival with kids activities, music, food vendors, fireworks show, 1-11 p.m. Friday, Legion Memorial Park, 145 Alverson Blvd., Everett (www.everettwa.org).
Bainbridge Grand Old Fourth of July
FRI Pancake breakfast, 7 a.m.; street fair, 9 a.m.-5 p.m.; classic car show, 9 a.m.-1 p.m.; beer and wine garden, music, kids zone activities, 11 a.m.-5 p.m.; parade, 1 p.m.; fireworks at dusk Friday, 395 Winslow Way E., Bainbridge (206-842-3700 or bainbridgechamber.com).
Tacoma Freedom Fair
FRI Air Show over Commencement Bay, 1:30-3:30 p.m.; BMX bike shows, noon-7:30 p.m.; Blues Stage entertainment, 3:30-9:30 p.m.; drum circle, 2-8 p.m.; food vendors and activities all day; fireworks extravaganza, 10:10 p.m. Friday, Marine Park, 3931 Ruston Way, Tacoma; free, $2-$15 donation suggested (253-507-9357 or freedomfair.com).
Meeker Mansion July 4th Family Social & Puyallup Community Band Concert
FRI Family games, 2 p.m.; Puyallup Community Band holiday concert, snack shack food vendor, 3 p.m. Friday, Meeker Mansion, 312 Spring St., Puyallup; free (253-848-1770 or meekermansion.org).
DuPont 4th Fest
FRI Entertainment including British Export Beatles tribute band, vendors, 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Friday; Duck Race to benefit Parks and Recreation, 1 p.m., $5; Clock Tower Park, 1408 Thompson Circle, DuPont (253-912-5245 or ci.dupont.wa.us).
Steilacoom Grand Old Fourth
FRI Fun run, 9 a.m.; street fair, beer garden, entertainment, 10 a.m. through the day; parade, 1 p.m.; tribal museum tour, 3 p.m., $5/person; family street dance, 7-10 p.m.; fireworks, 10:30 p.m. Friday, Steilacoom Town Hall, 1715 Lafayette St., Steilacoom; donations welcome (www.steilacoom.org/4july.html).
Enumclaw Stars & Stripes Celebration
FRI Star Spangled Breakfast, 8-11 a.m.; parade, noon; music and beer garden, 1 p.m. Friday, downtown Enumclaw; fireworks, 9:45 p.m. Friday, Southwood Soccer Fields, Enumclaw (www.cityofenumclaw.net).
Arlington Frontier Days July 4th
FRI Pedal, Paddle, Puff Triathlon, 8 a.m.; carnival games, food, noon-4 p.m., Legion Park; Kiddies Parade, 4:30 p.m.; Grand Parade, 5 p.m., Olympic Avenue; fireworks display, 9 p.m., Arlington (360-403-3448 or www.arlingtonwa.gov)
Independence Day, Darrington
FRI Parade with local firefighter heroes, horses, noon; street fair; fireworks show at dusk, Darrington (www.darringtonwatourism.com).
Fairy House Festival
SAT Use natural materials to make fairy houses, bring a base for transport to take home or leave houses to become part of Meerkerk garden, 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday, Meerkerk Gardens, 3531 Meerkerk Lane, Greenbank; $5 (360-678-1912 or www.meerkerkgardens.org).
Lavender U-Pick Sale, Interbay P-Patch
SAT-SUN Up to 14 varieties of lavender to cut, $4-$6/bundle; lavender wands, wreaths, sachets, culinary lavender, lavender cookies available, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday-Sunday and July 12-13, Interbay P-Patch, 1500 Wheeler St., Seattle (206-999-9677).
Yoga for Gardeners
SUN Learn easy yoga poses and stretches to help you before, during and after gardening, no experience necessary, 11 a.m. Sunday, Swansons Nursery, 9701 15th Ave. N.W., Seattle; free (206-782-2543 or swansonsnursery.com).
UW Botanic Gardens: Lavender Farm Tour
JULY 10 Master Gardener Tom Frei talk and tour, history, botany, selection, care, and uses of lavender, 1 p.m. July 10, Woodinville Lavender, 14223 Woodinville Redmond Road N.E., Redmond; $20-$25 (206-685-8033).
Independence Day Harbor Walk
FRI Emerald City Wanderers 10K (6.2 miles) and 5K guided walks, 9 a.m. Friday, West Seattle High School, 3000 California Ave. S.W., Seattle (www.walkingwithecw.org).
Seattle Stairway Walks: An Up-and-Down Guide to City Neighborhoods
WED Cathy and Jake Jaramillo, authors of Seattle Stairway Walks, on how to explore Seattle for people of all ages, 7 p.m. Wednesday, Mercer Island Community Center, 8236 S.E. 24th St., Mercer Island; free (206-236-3537 or www.kcls.org/programs/fitness/).
SAT Seattle Astronomical Society hosts telescopes for viewing the sky and information for all ages, weather permitting, 9 p.m. Saturday, Green Lake Park south of the Bathhouse Theater, 7201 E. Green Lake Drive N., Seattle; and Paramount Park, Eighth Avenue Northeast and Northeast 155th Street, Shoreline; free (www.seattleastro.org).
Freedom Fair Wings and Wheels
SUN Aircraft in the air and on display including Cascade Warbirds, car and motorcycle show, entertainment, vendors, 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Sunday, Tacoma Narrows Airport, off State Route 16, Gig Harbor; $5-$15 (253-507-9357 or www.freedomfair.com/wings-wheels.html).
JULY 10-12 Air show with more than 1,000 aircraft, classic, vintage war birds, aerobatics, workshops, forums, food, activities, 8 a.m.-6 p.m. July 10; 8 a.m.-8 p.m. July 11-12, Arlington Airport, 188th Avenue Northeast, Arlington; $15, ages 15 and younger free (www.arlingtonflyin.org).
JULY 10-13 Up to 80 classic Chris-Crafts on display with music, dock parties, tours, swap meet, July 10-13, Port Orchard waterfront (206-919-6558 or www.chriscraftrendezvous.com).
FRI Open with kids activities, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Friday, Seattle Children’s Museum, Seattle Center Armory, Seattle; $7.25-$8.25 (206-441-1768 or www.thechildrensmuseum.org/independence-day).
Issaquah Heritage Day Celebration
FRI History activities for all ages, churn butter, wring clothes on a mangle, work a pump car, 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Friday, Issaquah Depot Museum, 78 First Ave. N.E., Issaquah (www.issaquahhistory.org).
July 4 excursion, Northwest Railway Museum
FRI Celebration of the 125th anniversary of the inaugural passenger train to Snoqualmie on July 4, 1889, with trains from the historic 1890 Snoqualmie Depot to Snoqualmie Falls with re-enactors as travelers from the 1800s, 12:30 and 1:15 p.m. Friday, Northwest Railway Museum, 38625 S.E. King St., Snoqualmie; $5-$12 (425-888-3030 or www.trainmuseum.org).
Fourth of July Celebration at Imagine
FRI Activities include Musical Stars & Stripes Wind Chime Project, America trivia, re-enactment of the signing of the Declaration of Independence, USA Puzzle Challenge; noon-4 p.m. Friday, Imagine Children’s Museum, 1502 Wall St., Everett; $9.50, free admission for military families with ID (425-258-1006 or www.imaginecm.org).
Museum of Flight
FRI-SAT Museum open with salute to the American flag, 11 a.m.-2:30 p.m. July 4; Model Rocketry Day exhibits, lectures and launches, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday, $5 model rocket for parent/child to launch, Museum of Flight, 9404 E. Marginal Way S., Seattle; $11-$19 (206-764-5720 or www.museumofflight.org).
Mary Olson Farm Open Hours
SAT-SUN Meet cows, chickens, horses and goats on 67-acre farm from 1887 with orchard, pastures, buildings, tour of the Olson farmhouse, noon-5 p.m. Saturday-Sunday, Mary Olson Farm, 28728 Green River Road, Auburn; free (253-288-7433 or wrvmuseum.org/visit_the_farm.html).
Crafts of the Past, Fort Nisqually
SAT-SUN Blacksmithing of the 1800s displays and demonstrations, 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday-Sunday, Fort Nisqually Living History Museum, 5400 N. Pearl St., Tacoma; $4-$9 (253-591-5339 or fortnisqually.org).
Museum of Glass 12th Birthday
SUN Cupcakes, chalk art, free admission for ages 12 and younger with paying adult, $2 off for visitors wearing Seahawks 12th Man apparel, noon-5 p.m. Sunday, Museum of Glass, 1801 E. Dock St., Tacoma; $10-$12 (253-284-4732 or museumofglass.org).
Bell Street Park Saturday Fun Days
SAT Chalk art activities, games, imagination playground for kids, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturdays, Bell Street between Second and Third avenues, Seattle (www.seattle.gov/parks/downtown).
SAT-SEPT. 1 Opening for the season Saturday, ferry to 2-mile-long man-made island with sandy beaches, shallow water and nature trails, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Monday-Thursday; 10 a.m.-9 p.m. Friday-Saturday; 10 a.m.-7 p.m. Sunday, space limited, reservations available, Jetty Landing & Boat Launch, 10th Street and West Marine View Drive, Everett; suggested ferry donation $2/adult, $1/child; parking $3/day (425-257-8304 or www.portofeverett.com).
Westlake Family Fun Day
SUN Bouncy house for kids, music, games, 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Sunday, Westlake Park, 401 Pine St., Seattle (www.seattle.gov/parks).
SUN Origami-making and wish writing, 10 a.m.-7 p.m. Sunday, Seattle Japanese Garden, 1075 Lake Washington Blvd. E., Seattle; $4-$6 (206-684-4725 or seattlejapanesegarden.org).
Beach Naturalist Program
JULY 10-14 Explore the beach at low tide with Seattle Aquarium naturalists, drop in 9:30-12:30 p.m. July 10; 9 a.m.-1:30 p.m. July 11; 10 a.m.-2 p.m. July 12-13; 10:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m. July 14, Carkeek Park, Golden Gardens, Constellation Park/South Alki, Lincoln Park, Olympic Sculpture Park Pocket Beach, Seattle; Richmond Beach, Shoreline; Des Moines Beach Park and Saltwater State Park, Des Moines; free (www.seattleaquarium.org).
Olympic Sculpture Park Summer Activities
JULY 10 Thursday and Saturday activities inspired by Seattle Art Museum exhibitions and featuring new park art installations “Trimpin: You Are Hear” interactive sound sculpture and “Echo”; food trucks, art activities for all ages, tours of art in the park, play area for young kids, 6-8 p.m. Thursdays; free yoga classes, 10:30 a.m., and Zumba classes, 2 p.m., drawing activities, 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturdays; special activities include special performance and ribbon cutting, 6-9 p.m. July 10; Olympic Sculpture Park, Broad Street and Elliott Avenue, Seattle; free (www.seattleartmuseum.org).
Green Lake Small Craft Center
ONGOING Rowing, canoe, sailing and kayaking classes, camps and programs for youth and adults available, Green Lake Small Craft Center, 5900 Green Lake Way N., Seattle; (206-684-4074 or www.seattle.gov/parks/boats/Grnlake.htm).
Celebrate Woodinville July 4 Concert
FRI Music for all ages, wine garden, food vendors, noon-4 p.m. Friday, Wilmot Gateway Park, 1730 N.E. 131st Ave., Woodinville; free (425-481-8300 or celebratewoodinville.com).
Fridays at the Fort
FRI Free concerts, noon Fridays through Aug. 1; music events include Festival of American Fiddle Tunes, through Sunday, Fort Worden State Park, 200 Battery Way, Port Townsend (360-385-3102 or centrum.org).
American Roots Music Series
SAT Outdoor concerts of folk and traditional music, West Beach amphitheater outdoors or, in case of rain, East Cranberry Lake picnic shelter; The General’s 7 Dixie Band, 5 p.m. Saturday; Crumac traditional Irish music, 7 p.m. Saturday, Deception Pass State Park, State Route 20, Oak Harbor; free, Discover Pass required for parking (parks.wa.gov/497/Deception-Pass).
Concerts at the Locks
FRI-SUN Outdoor concerts, Seattle Civic Band, 2 p.m. Friday; Puget Sound Symphony Chamber Players, 2 p.m. Saturday; Greenwood Concert Band, 2 p.m. Sunday, Hiram M. Chittenden Locks, 3015 N.W. 54th St., Seattle; free (206-764-3464).
Sunsets at Mary Olson Farm Chamber Series
JULY 10 Brass music from Auburn Symphony Orchestra principals and guests, 7 p.m. July 10, Mary Olson Farm, 28728 Green River Road, Auburn; $10-$17 (253-887-7777 or www.auburnsymphony.org).
Edmonds 4th of July 5K
FRI 5K walk/run, awards for winners in men’s and women’s age groups, 10 a.m. Friday, Edmonds City Park, Edmonds Way and Pine Street, Edmonds; $30 (edmondswa.com).
Four on the Fourth
FRI Four-mile run, 1-mile run for kids, 9 a.m. Friday, Steilacoom Town Hall, 1715 Lafayette St., Steilacoom; $4-$9 (databarevents.com/4onthe4th).
Crown of Queen Anne Fun Run/Walk
PLAN AHEAD 3.3-mile run/walk to benefit the Queen Anne Helpline, 8 a.m. July 12, Queen Anne Lutheran Church, 2400 Eighth Ave. W., Seattle; $35 (206-696-1028 or www.queenannehelpline.org).
Mercer Mile Fun Run
PLAN AHEAD One-mile fun run, medals for first 50 finishers, 9:30 a.m. July 12, Mercerdale Park, 77th Avenue Southeast and Southeast 32nd Street, Mercer Island; $12 (206-275-7009 or www.myparksandrecreation.com).
Jefferson Park Lawn Bowling Club: July 4th Ice Cream Social
FRI Learn the sport of lawn bowls, with ice-cream sundaes, 1 p.m. Friday, Jefferson Park Lawn Bowling Club, 4103 Beacon Ave. S., Seattle; free (www.seattlebowls.org).
PNA World Cup
FRI-JULY 13 Soccer on the big screen, food trucks, 9 a.m. and 1 p.m. Friday-Saturday; 1 p.m. July 8-9, 12-13, Phinney Neighborhood Center, 6532 Phinney Ave. N., Seattle; free, suggested donation $2-$3 (206-783-2244 or www.phinneycenter.org).
Camlann Medieval Village
SAT-SUN Low-key portrayal of life in a medieval English village with craft demonstrations, noon-5 p.m. Saturday-Sunday, Camlann Medieval Village, 10320 Kelly Road N.E., Carnation; $5, cash only (425-788-8624 or www.camlann.org).
Send-off of Friendshipment Caravan to Cuba
TUE Potluck with musical entertainment by Sin Fronteras, Seattle Peace Chorus, and Jacqui Larrainzar, sponsored by the Seattle/Cuba Friendship Committee, El Centro de la Raza, and the U.S. Women and Cuba Collaboration, 6 p.m. Tuesday, El Centro De La Raza, 2524 16th Ave S., Seattle; free (206-523-1720 or seattlecuba.org).
Free summer fitness classes
TUE-WED Zumba high-energy dancing to music, all welcome, no experience required, wear comfortable sneakers, 6-7 p.m. Tuesdays, Fisher Pavilion Rooftop; gentle yoga for all fitness levels to increase flexibility and range of motion, bring yoga mat, 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Wednesdays, Exhibition Hall lawn, Seattle Center, Seattle; free (seattlecenter.com/fitness).
Metro Employees Historic Vehicle Association (MEHVA)
FRI A four-hour tour of the city’s unique trolley bus system. Corner of Second Avenue South and South Main Street, 11 a.m. Friday, Seattle Fire Department Headquarters, 301 Second Ave. S., Seattle; $5 (206-684-1816 or www.mehva.org).
Klondike Gold Rush National Historical Park
FRI-SUN Trails to Treasure walking tour of Pioneer Square Historic District, 2 p.m. Fridays, Saturdays, Sundays; Klondike Gold Rush National Historical Park, 319 Second Ave. S., Seattle; free (206-220-4240 or www.nps.gov/klse).
Eye Spy Seattle Family Tours
SAT Walking tour of architectural highlights for all ages with activities for kids, 10 a.m. Saturday, Seattle Architecture Foundation, 1333 Fifth Ave., Rainier Square Atrium, Seattle; $10-$15, preregister (800-838-3006 or www.seattlearchitecture.org).
Harvard Belmont District
SAT Seattle Architecture Foundation walking tour of early-20th-century architecture, 10 a.m. Saturday, Merrill Court Townhouses, 901-917 Harvard Ave. E., Seattle; $15-$25 (800-838-3006 or www.seattlearchitecture.org).
Skagit Power Tours
SAT-SUN Guided shuttle tour of Skagit River Hydroelectric Project historic and scenic sights with picnic lunch, several short walks; minimum age 13, 10 a.m. Saturday-Sunday, Skagit Information Center, Highway 20, Newhalem; $40 (360-854-2589 or www.seattle.gov/light/tours/skagit/skagittours.asp).