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Woofstock Pet Adoption and Music Festival

SAT Pet-related vendors and entertainment for all ages, dog agility and obedience demonstrations, kids’ activities, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday, University of Puget Sound, 1500 N. Warner St., Tacoma; free (253-572-7700 or

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WED-AUG. 10 Hunter and jumper horse show, food vendors, bring a folding chair; hours vary. Remlinger Equestrian Park, 31000 N.E. 60th St., Carnation; free admission, parking $5 (


Kruise 4 Kids

SUN Organized by Ford Mustang enthusiasts, cruise open to cars; raffles, donations, 8 a.m.-11 a.m.; cruise, noon Sunday, from Griot’s Garage Flagship Retail Store, 3333 S. 38th St., Tacoma to Triple XXX Drive-in, Issaquah; donations for Seattle Children’s Hospital requested (

Breathe Deep Seattle

PLAN AHEAD 5K Walk and Fun Run to raise money for lung cancer research, 8 a.m. Aug. 9, Seward Park, Seattle; $10-$25 (312-407-6100 or

Macaw Rescue & Sanctuary Auction

PLAN AHEAD Auction, entertainment, food, beer, wine, raffle; proceeds provide care for abused or abandoned birds, 1 p.m. Aug. 9, Macaw Rescue & Sanctuary, Carnation; $10-$30 (800-838-3006 or


PLAN AHEAD Bike ride fundraiser for cancer research, 25, 50, 100 miles or 180-mile two-day ride, Aug. 9, Magnuson Park, Seattle; $25-$150 (206-667-7433 or


Saturday group ride

SAT All welcome, 15-20 mph pace rides, 36 miles Edmonds route, 8 a.m. Saturday, Cascade Bicycle Studio, 180 N. Canal St., Seattle (


Skandia folk dancing

FRI Scandinavian dance lesson, 7:30 p.m., dance to live music, 8:30 p.m. Friday, Cedar Valley Grange, 20526 52nd Ave. W., Lynnwood; $15, kids free (425-954-5262 or

Sno-King International Folk Dance Club

SAT Dance lesson, folk dancing, 7 p.m. Saturday, Cedar Valley Grange, 20526 52nd Ave. W., Lynnwood; $5-$7 (425-385-2088 or

Dancing Til Dusk

TUES-AUG. 7 Outdoor dancing for all, beginners’ lesson first hour; rain cancels; tango, 6-9:30 p.m. Tuesday, Westlake Park, 401 Pine St., Seattle; blues with Kevin Buster’s Lunch Money, 6-9:30 p.m. Aug. 7, Freeway Park, 700 Seneca St., Seattle; free (206-264-5646 or


Magnolia Summerfest

FRI-SAT Art show, sidewalk sale, beer garden, music, arts, crafts and food vendors, pony rides, inflatable rides and other kids’ activities, 11 a.m.-9:30 p.m. Friday, noon-10 p.m. Saturday, Magnolia Village, kiddies parade and grand parade, 10:30 a.m. Saturday, 34th Avenue West, Magnolia neighborhood, Seattle (

Seafair Hydroplane Races and Air Show

FRI-SUN Hydroplane qualifying and racing, vintage hydroplanes, beer gardens, vendors, kids’ activities, pit tours, Air Show, 8:30 a.m.-6 p.m. Friday, 8:30 a.m.-11 p.m. Saturday, 7:30 a.m.-6 p.m. Sunday; U.S. Navy Blue Angels, 1:45 p.m. Friday, Saturday, Sunday; Genesee Park and Playfield, 4316 S. Genesee St., Seattle; general admission free Friday; $10-$35 Saturday-Sunday: Seafair Saturday Night, concert, The Young Evils, Nolan Garrett, 7:30-9:30 p.m., Air Show, 9:30 p.m., fireworks show, 10:20 p.m., included with Saturday admission or $10 admission 5-11 p.m. Saturday only (206-728-0123 or

Umoja Heritage Parade and Festival Parade

FRI-SUN Music, vendors, activities, 11 a.m.-9 p.m. Friday-Saturday, 11 a.m.-7 p.m. Sunday, Judkins Park, 2150 S. Norman St., Seattle; Heritage Parade, 1 p.m. Saturday on 23rd Avenue from East Union Street to Judkins Park, Seattle (877-505-6306 or

SalmonFest and Lake City Pioneer Days Parade

FRI-SUN Salmon bake, noon-6 p.m. Friday-Saturday, noon-5 p.m. Sunday, Lake City Community Center, 12531 28th Ave. N.E., Seattle; $9.50-$10, hot dog meal available, $5; parade, 7 p.m. Saturday, on Lake City Way Northeast from Northeast 130th Street to Northeast 123rd Street, Seattle; street festival with music, vendors, beer garden, kids’ activities, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Saturday, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Sunday; Dogfest pet activities Sunday, Lake City, Seattle (

Eatonville Lions Club Arts Festival

FRI-SUN Entertainment, arts and crafts vendors, food, beer garden, 10 a.m.-8 p.m. Friday-Saturday, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Sunday, Glacier View Park, 213 Fir St., Eatonville (253-752-9708 or

Stanwood Camano Community Fair

FRI-SUN Exhibits, entertainment, food, 9 a.m.-10 p.m. Friday-Saturday, 9 a.m.-6 p.m. Sunday, carnival, 11 a.m.-midnight Friday-Saturday, 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Sunday, Stanwood & Camano Fairgrounds, 6431 Pioneer Highway, Stanwood; $7-$10; parade, 11 a.m. Saturday, downtown Stanwood (360-629-4121 or

Anacortes Arts Festival

FRI-SUN Art displays and vendors, entertainment on three stages, regional and ethnic foods, microbrew and wine gardens, youth activities, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Friday-Saturday, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Sunday, Anacortes (360-293-6211 or

Art in the Garden

SAT Food trucks, art vendors, music, children’s activities, pie auction, bake sale, beer garden, 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday, Ballard P-Patch, 25th Avenue Northwest at Northwest 85th Street, Seattle (

Art Street Fair

SAT Open artists’ lofts, music on indoor and outdoor stages, art activities, food trucks, 11 a.m.-9 p.m. Saturday, Tashiro Kaplan Artist Lofts, 115 Prefontaine Pl. S., Seattle (

Index Arts and Music Festival

SAT Arts and crafts vendors, children’s activities, 10 a.m.-6 p.m.; poetry and open mic, 11 a.m.-4 p.m.; live music, food vendors, 10 a.m.-10 p.m. Saturday, Doolittle Park, 300 Fifth Ave., Index (

Washington Midsummer Renaissance Faire

SAT-SUN Jousting, country dancing, games, music, puppet shows, 10 a.m.-7 p.m. Saturday-Sunday and Aug. 9-10, 16-17, Kelley Farm, 20021 Sumner-Buckley Highway, Bonney Lake; $12-$34 (

Skagit County Fair

WED-AUG. 9 Carnival rides, farm animals, entertainment, 10 a.m.-10 p.m. Wednesday-Aug. 9, Skagit County Fairgrounds, 1410 Virginia St., Mount Vernon; $4-$7 (360-336-9414 or

Post Alley Hooley

AUG. 7 Celebrate the culture of Seattle’s Lower Post Alley, food vendors, beer gardens, live entertainment, craft vendors, art installations, 6 p.m. Aug. 7, Post Alley from the Gum Wall to Pioneer Square, Seattle (

Pierce County Fair

AUG. 7-10 Entertainment, 4-H exhibits, rides, food, 10 a.m.-10 p.m. Aug. 7-9, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Aug. 10, Pierce County Fairgrounds, 21606 Meridian Ave. E., Graham; $5 (253-847-4754 or

South Lake Union Block Party

PLAN AHEAD Entertainment, art activities, vendors, beer and wine garden, noon-11 p.m., kids’ activities, noon-7 p.m. Aug. 8, South Lake Union Discovery Center, 101 Westlake Ave. N., Seattle (206-342-5900 or

A Taste of Edmonds

PLAN AHEAD Food vendors, entertainment, arts and crafts vendors, kids’ activities, beer and wine gardens, 11 a.m.-10 p.m. Aug. 8-9, 11 a.m.-7 p.m. Aug. 10, Edmonds Civic Center Playfield, 230 Sixth Ave. N., Edmonds; $4 (425-776-6711 or

Auburn Days

PLAN AHEAD Entertainment, music, dancing, 6-10 p.m. Aug. 8, Grand Parade, noon Aug. 9, Main Street; street dance, 7-10 p.m. Aug. 9; entertainment, vendors, kids’ activities, 10 a.m.-7 p.m. Aug. 9, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Aug. 10, Auburn (253-939-3389 or

Kirkland Summerfest

PLAN AHEAD Music, art, food vendors, rides, beer and wine garden, 5-11 p.m. Aug. 8, 11 a.m.-11 p.m. Aug. 9, 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Aug. 10, Marina Park, 25 Lake Shore Plaza, Kirkland (

Marysville Street Festival

PLAN AHEAD Marketplace of local produce, arts and crafts, music, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Aug. 8-9, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Aug. 10, Marysville (


South King County Puget Sound Anglers Salmon Derby

SAT Fish daylight-1 p.m. to win prizes, Point Defiance Boathouse, Point Defiance Park, 5400 N. Pearl St., Tacoma; $35, ages 14 and younger free (

Food events

Olympia BrewFest

SAT Beer and cider from 30 NW breweries, music, food vendors, 1-8:30 p.m. p.m. Saturday, Port of Olympia, 915 Washington St. N.E., Olympia; $25-$30 (

Pancake Breakfast

SAT Pancakes, eggs, ham, all ages welcome, 8 a.m. Saturday, Northshore Senior Center, 10201 E. Riverside Drive, Bothell; $4-$5 (425-487-2441 or

Northwest Tequila Fest

PLAN AHEAD Celebration of agave spirits and Mexican culture, cocktails, music, beer to benefit for Benevolent Guild Seattle organization helping children’s charities of King County, 3 p.m. Aug. 9, Phinney Neighborhood Center, Seattle; $45-$125 (


Among Ancients: Old Growth Forests

SAT Guided 2-3 mile hike over uneven terrain into lowland old growth forests, 9 a.m. Saturday, Cedar River Watershed Education Center, 19901 Cedar Falls Rd. S.E., North Bend; $15 (206-733-9421 or

Manette Garden Tour Walk

SAT Kitsap Volkssporters host 10K (6.2 miles) and 5K walk in East Bremerton, start anytime 9 a.m.-1 p.m., finish by 4 p.m. Saturday; neighborhood garden tour available 10 a.m.-2 p.m. by donation; West Sound Unity Church, 1712 Trenton Ave., Bremerton (


Star Parties

SAT Seattle Astronomical Society hosts telescopes for viewing the night sky and information for all ages, weather permitting; 7 p.m. Saturday, Green Lake Park south of the Bathhouse Theater, 7201 E. Green Lake Drive N., Seattle; and 9 p.m. Saturday, Paramount Park, Eighth Avenue Northeast and Northeast 155th Street, Shoreline; free (

Dragonflight Gaming Convention

PLAN AHEAD Gaming convention, 300 events for players, 12:30-9 p.m. Aug. 8, 8 a.m.-9 p.m. Aug. 9, 8 a.m.-6 p.m. Aug. 10, Bellevue Hilton, 300 112th Ave. S.E., Bellevue; $30-$55 (

Museum events

Marine Week Seattle

FRI-SUN Salute to the U.S. Marine Corps with display of aircraft and ground equipment, martial arts demonstrations, clinics with Marine Corps sports teams, Marine Corps Band, 10 a.m.-5 p.m., East Parking Lot, Museum of Flight, 9404 E. Marginal Way S., Seattle; $11-$19 (206-764-5720 or

National Museum of the Marine Corps

FRI-SUN National Museum of the Marine Corps and Eyes of Freedom Memorial on display, 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Friday-Sunday, International Fountain Pavilion, Seattle Center, Seattle (206-684-7200 or

Need for Speed Festival/U.S. Navy Blue Angels

FRI-SUN The museum is home to the U.S. Navy Blue Angels while they’re in town and not in the air for the Seafair Air Show with displays, speakers, Blue Angels store, beer garden, 10 a.m.-9 p.m. Friday, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday-Sunday; Museum of Flight, 9404 E. Marginal Way S., Seattle; $11-$19 (206-764-5720 or

Shark Week

FRI-SUN Learn about sharks and their importance to the sea world, 9:30 a.m.-5 p.m. Friday-Sunday, The Seattle Aquarium, 1483 Alaskan Way, Pier 59, Seattle; $14.95-$21.95 (206-386-4300 or

Imagine Cup Day at MOHAI

SAT MOHAI and Microsoft host event to meet the Imagine Cup world finalists and see innovative technology projects in action, science activities for kids, entertainment, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday, Museum of History & Industry, 860 Terry Ave N., Seattle; free museum all day, donation of school supplies for the Boys & Girls Clubs of King County encouraged (

Cars & Cigars

SAT Appetizers, local spirits, live music, cigar, 6:30 p.m. Saturday, LeMay — America’s Car Museum, 2702 East D St., Tacoma; $95 (253-272-1510 or

Mary Olson Farm Open Hours

SAT-SUN Meet cows, chickens, horses and goats on 67-acre farm from 1887 with orchard, pastures, tour of the farmhouse, noon-5 p.m. Saturday-Sunday, Mary Olson Farm, 28728 Green River Road, Auburn; free (253-288-7433 or

Climb Aboard Fire Engine #2

AUG. 7 Seattle Fire Department brings Engine #2 to explore, 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Aug. 7, Seattle Children’s Museum, Seattle Center Armory, Seattle; free (206-441-1768 or

Free First Thursday, MOHAI

AUG. 7 Free admission, featuring “Chocolate: The Exhibition,” activities for all ages including tours, 10 a.m.-8 p.m. Aug. 7, MOHAI, 860 Terry Ave. N., Seattle (206-324-1126 or

First Thursday, Museum of Flight

AUG. 7 Free admission, 5-9 p.m. Aug. 7, Museum of Flight, 9404 E. Marginal Way S., Seattle (206-764-5720 or

First Thursday, SAM

AUG. 7 Free admission, 10 a.m.-9 p.m. Aug. 7; reduced admission price to special exhibits, $6-$9, Seattle Art Museum, 1300 First Ave., Seattle (206-654-3100 or

First Thursdays, the Burke

AUG. 7 Free admission, activities, 10 a.m.-8 p.m. Aug. 7, Burke Museum of Natural History and Culture, University of Washington, Seattle (206-543-5590 or

Free Days, the Wing

AUG. 7 Free admission, 10 a.m.-8 p.m. Aug. 7, Wing Luke Museum of the Asian Pacific American Experience, 719 S. King St., Seattle (206-623-5124 or

SAAM free days

AUG. 7 Free admission, 10 a.m.-9 p.m. Aug. 7, Seattle Asian Art Museum, 1400 E. Prospect St., Seattle (206-654-3100 or

Paddle sports

Dragon boat paddling

SAT-SUN Join paddling crew for introduction to dragon boating, all equipment provided, no experience or reservations needed, for ages 18 and older and ages 12 and older with parent, 8 a.m. Saturdays, 3 p.m. Sundays parking lot of the Kenmore Air Terminal, 950 Westlake Avenue N., Seattle; free (206-715-7066 or

Monday Evening Ballard SUP Races

MON SUP races on Shilshole Bay, course routes vary per week, ranging from 1.5 to 3 miles, for experienced paddle boarders and all board sizes; post race drinks and snacks, proceeds benefit Ballard Elks Scholarship Fund, 7 p.m. Monday, Ballard Elks Club, 6411 Seaview Ave. N.W., Seattle; $5 (206-465-7167 or

Park events

Olympic Sculpture Park Kids Day

SAT Family yoga, art activities for all ages, arts and crafts vendors, park tours, 10:30 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday, Olympic Sculpture Park, Broad Street and Elliott Avenue, Seattle; free (206-654-3100 or

Bell Street Park Saturday Fun Days

SAT Chalk art activities, games, imagination playground for kids, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturdays, Bell Street Park, Bell Street between Second and Third Avenues, Seattle (

Summer Forest Exploration

SUN Walk for ages 6 and older, 1 p.m. Sunday, Discovery Park, 3801 W. Government Way, Seattle; free, preregister (206-386-4237 or

Arboretum Walk

SUN Casual, 90-minute walk to learn about native plants and how the Salish peoples used them for clothing, housing and transportation, 1 p.m. Sunday, Graham Visitor Center, 2300 Arboretum Dr. East, Seattle; free (206-543-8800 or

Westlake Park Summer Fun Days

SUN Imagination playground, games, kid-friendly entertainers, activities, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Sundays, Westlake Park, 401 Pine St., Seattle (

Yoga in the Park

SUN Weekly 90-minute classes to benefit Yoga Behind Bars (YBB) bringing yoga and meditation to incarcerated youth, women and men; 10 a.m. Sunday, behind Green Lake Community Center, 7201 E. Green Lake Drive N., Seattle; suggested $20 donation (206-321-0996 or

Trillium Celebration

TUE Speaker Dan Hinkley, “Exceptional Underused Plants for the Pacific Northwest,” 6:30 p.m., Bellevue Botanical Garden, Bellevue; $25, preregistration required (425-451-3755 or

Enchantment Experiential Play and Zips

PLAN AHEAD Challenge course, zip line, 10 a.m.-1 p.m. and 2-5 p.m. Aug. 9, Camp Long, Seattle; $35 by reservation, space limited (206-684-7434).

Jetty Island

ONGOING Ferry to two-mile long man-made island with sandy beaches, shallow water and nature trails, throughout the day 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

Remlinger Farms Country Fair Family Fun Park

ONGOING Farm animals, kiddie rides, steam train, hay jump, pony rides, 10 a.m.-4:30 p.m. daily; admission $12.95 plus tax; market and restaurant open daily, Remlinger Farms, 32610 N.E. 32nd St., Carnation (425-333-4135 or


Providence Mount St. Vincent Summer Concert

FRI Danny Vernon, The Illusion of Elvis. bring blankets or lawn chair, food, beer and wine available for purchase; free popcorn and snow cones, 5:30 p.m. Friday, Providence Mount St. Vincent, 4831 35th Ave. S.W., Seattle; free (206-938-5790 or

Music at Third Place Commons

FRI-SAT Little Bill & the Blue Notes, 7:30 p.m. Friday; Chris Stevens & the Surf Monkeys, 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Third Place Commons, 17171 Bothell Way N.E., Lake Forest Park; free (206-366-3302 or

Concerts at the Locks

SAT-SUN Outdoor concerts, Musica Molida Street Organ music, 2 p.m. Saturday; Seattle’s Totally Relaxed Ukulele Musicians, 2 p.m. Sunday, Hiram M. Chittenden Locks, 3015 N.W. 54th St., Seattle; free (206-764-3464).

Radio Disney Live

SUN Meet Skai Jackson from the Disney Channel show “Jessie,” Radio Disney musical performance, noon-2 p.m. Sunday, Marketplace at Factoria east parking lot, Factoria Boulevard Southeast and Southeast 41st Street, Bellevue; free (

Halau Hula O’Napualani

TUE Concert for all ages, noon Tuesday, Richmond Beach Saltwater Park, 2021 N.W. 197th St., Shoreline; free (206-801-2634 or

Celebrate Woodinville

WED Food vendors, beer and wine garden, 5:30-8 p.m., North Country Bluegrass Band, 6:30-8 p.m. Wednesday, Wilmot Gateway Park, 1730 N.E. 131st Ave., Woodinville; free (425-481-8300 or

Shoreline-Lake Forest Park Concerts in the Parks

WED Weekly concerts at locations in Shoreline and Lake Forest Park. 7 p.m., All day Wednesday, Richmond Beach Library, 19601 21st Ave. N.W., Shoreline; free (

Outdoor concerts, Coulon Park

WED Convergence Zone Bluegrass, 7 p.m. Wednesday, Gene Coulon Memorial Beach Park, 1201 Lake Washington Blvd., Renton; free (

Sunsets at Mary Olson Farm — Chamber Series

AUG. 7 Auburn Symphony Orchestra musicians’ outdoor chamber concert, 7 p.m. Aug. 7, Mary Olson Farm, 28728 Green River Road, Auburn; $10-$17 (253-887-7777 or

Kirkland Summer Concerts

AUG. 7 Rain City Riff Raff, 7 p.m. Aug. 7, Marina Park, 25 Lake Shore Plaza, Kirkland; free (


Electric Run

PLAN AHEAD 5K run with music, light displays, for individuals or teams of four or more, finish line celebration dance party, 9 p.m. Aug. 9, Washington State Fair Events Center, Puyallup; $54-$64 (

Spirit of Bellevue 12K & 5K

PLAN AHEAD Scenic 12K (7.46 miles) route for runners, 5K (3.1 miles) run/walk, Kid’s Fun Run, with Health & Wellness Fair; proceeds support Bellevue Chamber of Commerce and Bellevue Chamber Foundation scholarships, 7 a.m. Aug. 10, Bellevue Downtown Park, Bellevue; $15-$45 (


Sumner Fine Arts Festival

FRI-SAT Art and food vendors, noon-7 p.m. Friday, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Saturday, Main Street, Sumner (253-720-9846 or

Belltown Summer Art Market

SAT Pop-up studios, installations, demonstrations, crafts for kids, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday, Bell Street Park, Bell Street between Second and Third Avenues, Seattle (

Celebration of Creatvity

SAT Celebration and display by local artists, 10 a.m.-8 p.m. Saturday, Country Village, 23732 Bothell-Everett Highway, Bothell; free (425-218-2217 or

Art in the Garden

SAT-SUN Thirty artists sell their work in a three-acre country garden, 9 a.m. Saturday-Sunday, Matson Family Farms, 46620 228th Ave. S.E., Enumclaw (360-825-1162 or

Special interest

Do the Gumshoe

FRI-AUG. 10 Solve the clues on 5K neighborhood walk anytime to qualify for prize drawings, proceeds benefit Greenwood Senior Center, Greenwood Food Bank and Greenwood Elementary School, forms available at Phinney Neighborhood Association and other local venues; $15-$20 (

The Great Recycle at International Fountain

SAT Earn rewards for recycling empty beverage containers, 11 a.m.-7 p.m. Saturday, Seattle Center, Seattle (

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

Historic Seattle Open House

SUN Learn about Historic Seattle advocacy and programs, 1 p.m. Sunday, Dearborn House, 1117 Minor Ave., Seattle; free donations welcome (206-622-6952 or

Night Out Against Crime

TUE Neighborhood gatherings including picnic at Seattle Police West Precinct, 5-8 p.m. Tuesday, Occidental Square, Seattle (

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 (

“From Hiroshima to Hope” lantern floating

WED Commemoration to mark the 68th anniversary of the atomic bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki concludes with floating of lanterns on the lake at dusk, 6 p.m. Wednesday, Seattle Public Theater at the Bathhouse, 7312 W. Green Lake Drive N., Seattle (

Sports Golf FORE! Education

TUE Golf, contests, food to support Washington Restaurant Association Education Foundation ProStart scholarships, 11 a.m. Tuesday, Washington National Golf Club, 14330 S.E. Husky Way, Auburn; $150-$1,000 (360-956-7279 or


Seafair Fleet Week and Maritime Celebration

FRI-SUN Vessel tours, closed-toed shoes and photo ID required, 9:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m. Friday-Saturday, 12:30-3:30 p.m. Sunday, Pier 66 (Navy ships USS Chancellorsville and USS Howard) and Pier 69 (Royal Canadian Navy HMCS Edmonton and HMCS Brandon); U.S. Navy USS Esses and U.S. Coast Guard CGC Mellon, 12:30-3:30 p.m. Friday-Sunday, Pier 90, Seattle; free (

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., Seattle; $10-$15, preregister (800-838-3006 or

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

Family Tap Water Tour

SAT-SUN One-hour tour for all ages, bus journey through the historic Cedar Falls Townsite and stop at Cedar Falls Waterfall or Masonry Dam, 10:15 a.m. and 1:15 p.m. Saturday-Sunday, Cedar River Watershed Education Center, 19901 Cedar Falls Rd. S.E., North Bend; $5 (206-733-9421 or

Maple Leaf Neighborhood

WED MOHAI neighborhood history tour, 6 p.m. Wednesday, Maple Leaf Reservoir Park, Roosevalt Way Northeast and Northeast 82nd Streete, Seattle; $15-$25 (206-324-1126, ext. 165 or

Travel events

France Travel Class

SAT Coastlines, historic and scenic sights of travel in France, followed by Q-AND-A, 10 a.m. Saturday, Edmonds Theater, 415 Main St., Edmonds; free, preregister (425-771-8303 or


Home Repair Workshop

AUG. 7 Home repair information with experts from the Seattle Office of Housing, how to prioritize repairs and save money, noon Aug. 7, Beacon Hill Branch Library, 2821 Beacon Ave. S., Seattle; free (206-684-0721).

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