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Celebrating nature, strawberries and dads | Community Corner


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, mmckenzie@seattletimes.com


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