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SAT Adoption event highlighting small animals, rabbits, guinea pigs, rats, birds, reptiles, ferrets, 1 p.m. Saturday, Seattle Animal Shelter, 2061 15th Ave. W., Seattle; adoption fees $15-$40 (206-386-7387 or www.seattleanimalshelter.org
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SAT Kittens and cats from Seattle Animal Shelter foster homes ready for adoption, noon-3 p.m. Saturday, Petco Interbay, 2001 15th Ave. W., Seattle; adoption fees $35-$145 (206-386-7387 or www.seattleanimalshelter.org
Community Rescue Awareness Day
SAT Nonprofits celebrating animal rescues, food, games, 11 a.m. Saturday, All Breed Equine Rez-Q, 2415 116th St. N.E., Marysville (425-263-6390 or allbreedhorserescue.com/blogwp
Bat Walk & Talk
WED Learn about local bats, easy walk to see bats in their natural habitat, for ages 8 and older, 8 p.m. Wednesday, Seward Park Audubon Center, 5902 Lake Washington Boulevard S., Seattle; $5 (206-652-2444 or www.brownpapertickets.com/event/381907).
American Cancer Society Hope Gala
SAT Dinner, auction, entertainment to benefit American Cancer Society research and advocacy, 6 p.m. Saturday, Museum of Flight, Seattle; $175 (206-674-4162 or www.acshopegala.org
Circle of Friends for Mental Health 5K run and 20K bike ride
SAT Raising awareness of mental-health issues and supporting community behavioral-health organizations, 10 a.m. Saturday, Magnuson Park, 7400 Sand Point Way N.E., Seattle; $25 (www.stampedeoverstigma.org).
Strollin’ to Fight SIDS
SAT 5K stroll to raise awareness and benefit SIDS research, 10 a.m. Saturday, Newport High School, 4333 Factoria Blvd. S.E., Bellevue; $10-$25 (www.strollintofightsids.org/).
TEARS Foundation Rock & Walk
SAT Fundraising, food, music, balloon release, raising funds to support families that have experienced the loss of a child and building community awareness about pregnancy and infant loss, 10 a.m. Saturday, Cheney Stadium, 2502 S. Tyler St., Tacoma; $5-$20 (253-200-0944 or www.thetearsfoundation.org).
Museum of Northwest Art (MoNA) Auction
SAT Auction of paintings, prints, glass, photographs, sculpture, ceramics, 5 p.m. Saturday, Museum of Northwest Art, 121 S. First St., La Conner; $100 (360-466-4446 or www.museumofnwart.org
Fundraising with Spreeha: Colors of Bangladesh
SUN Bangladeshi movies, cuisine, arts and crafts, to aid education, health-care programs, noon Sunday, Broadway Performance Hall, 1625 Broadway, Seattle Central Community College, Seattle; $15-$250 (425-829-3412 or spreeha.org/fun
Dance Your Cash Off
JUNE 20 Dance marathon to benefit 826 Seattle nonprofit writing and tutoring center, 5:30 p.m. June 20, Nectar Lounge, 412 N. 36th St., Seattle; $50 to participate; $10 for spectators (www.danceyourcashoff.org).
Summer Solstice Celebration in Mount Vernon
JUNE 20 Auction of patio umbrellas painted by local artists, proceeds support the arts in Mount Vernon, food, live music, 6 p.m. June 20, downtown Mount Vernon; $30 (360-336-6215 or www.mountvernonwa.gov/index.aspx?nid=641).
Lake to Lake Bike ride
SAT Mostly flat 8-mile loop, 22-mile loop with challenging climbs on low-traffic roads, bike lanes and gravel trails, multi-terrain bike recommended; benefits city of Bellevue youth camp scholarship fund, 9 a.m. Saturday, Lake Hills Community Park, 164th Avenue Southeast and Southeast 14th Street, Bellevue; $12-$17 (425-452-4882 or bellevuewa.gov/lake-to-lake-bike-ride.htm).
SUN Scenic boulevard closed to motor vehicles, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Sunday, Lake Washington Boulevard from Mount Baker Beach to Seward Park, Seattle (www.seattle.gov/parks/bicyclesunday).
Emerald City Contra Dance
FRI Beginners’ workshop, 7 p.m., dance with live music and 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).
Seattle International Dance Festival
SAT Art-on-the-Fly event, aerialists performance in the Atrium, artists bring to life aspects of the building’s architecture through dance, 1 p.m. Saturday, MOHAI at Lake Union Park, 860 Terry Ave. N., Seattle; $12-$14, ages 14 and younger free (206-324-1126 or www.mohai.org/visit-us/mohai-calendar/eventdetail/445/-/seattle-international-dance-festival-at-mohai
Sno-King International Folk Dance Club
SAT Request dancing, folk-dance lesson, international folk dancing, 7 p.m. Saturday, Cedar Valley Grange, 20526 52nd Ave. W., Lynnwood; $7 (425-385-2088 or www.sno-king.org).
Edmonds Arts Festival
FRI-SUN Display and sale of work by 240 artists, entertainment, food vendors, Kids’ Creative Corner art activities, 10 a.m.-8 p.m. Friday and Saturday, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Sunday, Frances Anderson Center, 700 Main St., Edmonds; free (www.edmondsartsfestival.com
Washington Brewers Festival
FRI-SUN More than 200 beers from 64 Washington breweries, food vendors, music, kids’ area, craft vendors, wine and cider tasting; 4-9 p.m. Friday for ages 21 and older only; for all ages, 11 a.m.-9 p.m. Saturday, 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Sunday, Marymoor Park, 6046 W. Lake Sammamish Parkway N.E., Redmond; $15-$25; free admission for ages 20 and younger; $5 designated driver (www.washingtonbeer.com/wa-brewers-fest/).
Marysville Strawberry Festival
FRI-SUN Arts & Crafts Market in the Park, entertainment, 2-9 p.m. Friday, 10 a.m.-7:30 p.m. Saturday, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Sunday; carnival, hours vary Friday-Sunday; beer garden, noon-6:30 p.m. Saturday; 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).
SAT Celebrating the anniversary of the Emancipation Proclamation, kickoff of “It takes a Village” education project, with food, vendors and entertainment, 11 a.m. Saturday, Kent Senior Activity Center, 600 E. Smith St., Kent; free (www.kentblackactioncommission.com).
SAT-SUN 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
Bell Street Pier Rendezvous and Classic Weekend
SAT-SUN Gathering of classic wood yachts, many vessels open for boarding (soft-soled shoes required), 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday-Sunday, Bell Harbor Marina, 2203 Alaskan Way, Seattle (classicyacht.org/bell-street-classic-weekend).
Burien Wild Strawberry Festival
SAT-SUN Performers, vendors, food, carnival rides, 10 a.m.-8 p.m. Saturday, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Sunday; Saturday Band-a-Polooza with community bands, b-boy and girl jam; 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).
Biringer Farm Strawberry Festival
SAT-SUN Rides, games, farm animals, pick strawberries, food vendors, 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday-Sunday, Biringer Farm, 21412 59th Ave. N.E., Arlington; free admission, fees for some activities (www.biringerfarm.com
Vasa Park Resort Midsummer Festival
SUN Swedish Pancake breakfast, 9 a.m.-noon, $12; bingo, Swedish and Nordic craft sale, swimming, waterslides, concessions, 10 a.m.; picnic, music and dance, 12:30 p.m.; children’s games, 2 p.m.; park closes 8 p.m. Sunday, Vasa Park Resort & Ballroom, 3560 W. Lake Sammamish Parkway S.E., Bellevue (425-746-3260 or www.VasaParkResort.com).
Marathon Health & Fitness Expo
JUNE 20-21 Exhibits, samples by vendors of running gear, sports apparel, health and fitness products and information, required packet pickup for marathon participants, open to all, noon-7 p.m. June 20, 10 a.m.-7 p.m. June 21, CenturyLink Field Event Center, Seattle; free (runrocknroll.competitor.com/seattle/event-details#expo).
NWGlobalFest Mutli-Cultural Festival
JUNE 20-23 Food trucks, community organizations, carnival games and rides, performances, by the Fiji Multi-Cultural Association, 3 p.m. June 20-21, noon June 22-23, The Commons at Federal Way, 320th Street, Federal Way (206-403-6344 or www.fijimcawa.org
Seafair Festival Kickoff
PLAN AHEAD Sneak peak at summer Seafair activities, 11 a.m.-1 p.m. June 21, Westlake Center, Seattle (www.seafair.com).
PLAN AHEAD Entertainment, inflatable rides, mini golf, vendors, food, 11 a.m.-4 p.m. June 21, Les Gove Park, 11th Street and Auburn Way South, Auburn; free (253-931-3043 or www.auburnwa.gov/events).
Puyallup Meeker Days Festival
PLAN AHEAD Entertainment, vendors, kids’ activities, dog lounge, noon-9 p.m. June 21, 10 a.m.-9 p.m. June 22, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. June 23, Puyallup (253-840-2631 or www.puyallupmainstreet.com).
Introduction to Fly Fishing
SAT Technique, gear, casting, fly selection, 1 p.m. Saturdays, Cabela’s, 9810 Quil Ceda Blvd., Tulalip; free, call to register (360-474-4880 or www.cabelas.com/tulalip).
Thurston County Barbecue Cookoff
SAT Compete or eat, demos, vendors, 11 a.m. Saturday, Hawks Prairie Home Furnishings, 8221 Martin Way E., Lacey (360-754-2868 or www.afabworld.org).
Father’s Day cruises
SUN Tillicum Village cruise, show, salmon bake, 11:30 a.m. Sunday, $30-$79; brunch cruise, noon Sunday, $29-$69; dinner cruise, live casino entertainment, 5 p.m. Sunday, $29-$89; Argosy Cruises, 1101 Alaskan Way, Seattle; by reservation (206-623-1445 or www.argosycruises.com/).
Friends of Manchester Library Salmon Bake
SUN Barbecued salmon dinner, 11:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m. Sunday, Manchester Library, 8067 E. Main St., Manchester; $5-$14 (www.manchesterwa.org/SalmonBake.html).
Bouquet Banque Nursery summer open house
FRI-SAT Walk through the gardens, woodland plants sale, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Friday-Saturday, 8220 State Ave., Marysville (423-215-2693 or www.twigtwisters.com).
The Secret Gardens of Lake Forest Park Garden Tour and Plant Sale
SAT Five gardens open with art demonstrations and music, 10 a.m.-4 p.m., maps available 9 a.m.; plant sale, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday, Lake Forest Park Town Center, 17171 Bothell Way N.E., Lake Forest Park; $12-$15 (206-366-3302 or www.lfpgardentour.com).
SAT Walk in 11-acre English Garden of La Conner Flats adjacent to the nursery, 1 p.m. Saturday, Christianson’s Nursery, 15806 Best Road, Mount Vernon; reservations required (360-466-3821).
SUN Display of vintage varieties of roses, info on rose care, noon-4 p.m. Sunday, Antique Rose Farm, 12220 Springhetti Road, Snohomish (360-568-1919).
Marymount Classic & Special-Interest Motorcycle Show
FRI-SUN Classic and special-interest motorcycle show, 200 exhibit motorcycles and classic vehicles, 10 a.m.-8 p.m. Friday-Sunday, Marymount Event Center, 325 152nd St. E., Tacoma; $15 (253-272-2336 or www.lemaymarymount.org).
Stargazing at Green Lake and Paramount School Park
SAT Seattle Astronomical Society hosts views through telescopes, information on constellations and celestial objects, all ages and skill levels welcome; inclement weather may cancel, 9 p.m. Saturday, Green Lake Park, 7201 E. Green Lake Drive N., Seattle and Paramount School Park, 15298 Eighth Ave. N.E., Shoreline; free (www.seattleastro.org
LaConner Boat Show
SAT-SUN Boat and yacht display, open to board, food vendors, benefits La Conner Kiwanis Club, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday-Sunday, swap meet Saturday, La Conner Marina, 613 N. Second St., La Conner; free (360-466-4778 or www.LoveLaconner.com).
Fenders on Front Street
SUN Hundreds of vintage and classic vehicles, music, award ceremony with MC Lance Lambert, 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Sunday, Hailstone Feed store, 232 Front St., Issaquah; free (425-391-1112 or www.fendersonfrontstreet.com).
Art Museum Grand Opening
FRI Opening day of new art museum, ribbon-cutting ceremony, 11:15 a.m. Friday; doors open at noon; regular hours 10 a.m.-6 p.m. daily, Bainbridge Island Museum of Art, 100 Ravine Lane N.E., Bainbridge; free (206-842-4451 or www.biartmuseum.org).
Wings of Freedom tour
FRI-SUN Walk-through tours of World War II aircraft, 2-5 p.m. Friday, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday-Sunday, Paine Field, Everett; $6-$12; also, June 21-23, Museum of Flight, Seattle; flight experiences available by reservation, $325-$425 (978-562-9182 or www.collingsfoundation.org/cf_schedule-wof.htm
Empowering Women: Artisan Cooperatives That Transform Communities
SAT Traveling exhibit of art from 10 women-run artists’ cooperatives around the world, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. daily through Oct. 27; opening celebration programs on art from Mexico’s southern state of Oaxaca, 11 a.m., 12:30 and 2 p.m. Saturday, Burke Museum of Natural History and Culture, University of Washington, Seattle; $7.50-$10 (206-543-5590 or www.burkemuseum.org/
Free Day, The Wing
SAT Free admission to the museum, 10 a.m.-8 p.m. Saturday, Wing Luke Museum of the Asian Pacific American Experience, 719 S. King St., Seattle (206-623-5124 or www.wingluke.org).
Get Crafty Saturdays
SAT Get inspired by a variety of beckoning cats featured in the Maneki Neko exhibit, then create your own, for ages 4 – 12, 1 p.m. Saturday, Bellevue Arts Museum, 510 Bellevue Way N.E., Bellevue; $2-$10 (425-519-0770 or www.bellevuearts.org).
Golden Wheels Race Car Exhibit and 100th Anniversary of the North Trunk Road
SAT Celebration of the 100th Anniversary of the first highway through the west side of northwest King County with Golden Wheels midget race cars and other historic vehicles, music, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday, walking tour of historic route, 1 p.m., Shoreline Historical Museum, 18501 Linden Ave. N., Shoreline; free (206-542-7111 or www.shorelinehistoricalmuseum.org).
NASA Astronaut Mike Foreman
SAT Astronaut talks about his experiences aboard the International Space Station, 1 p.m.; autographs and photos, 1:45-2:15 p.m. Saturday, Future of Flight Aviation Center & Boeing Tour, 8415 Paine Field Blvd., Mukilteo; free (425-438-8100 or www.futureofflight.org
SAT Work with artist to construct a kite, no experience necessary, ages 14 and younger must be accompanied by adult, 1 p.m. Saturday, White River Valley Museum, 918 H St. S.E., Auburn; $20 (253-288-7439 or wrvmuseum.org/kite_workshop.html
What’s Cooking at Fort Nisqually?
SAT Cooking techniques of the 1800s, help re-enactors with chores, 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday, Fort Nisqually Living History Museum, 5400 N. Pearl St., Tacoma; $5-$7.50 (253-591-5339 or www.fortnisqually.org).
Still Afloat: A Contemporary History of Seattle’s Floating Homes
SAT-SUN Exhibit opening Saturday explores Seattle’s floating homes, photos, narratives, and objects on how the diverse community has changed over the years, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. daily, until 8 p.m. Thursdays, through Nov. 3, MOHAI at Lake Union Park, 860 Terry Ave. N., Seattle; $12-$14, ages 14 and younger free with adult (206-324-1126 or www.mohai.org).
Father’s Day Train
SAT-SUN Vintage train rides, fathers ride free with paying children of any age, every 75 minutes starting at 11 a.m. Saturday-Sunday, Northwest Railway Museum, 38625 SE King St, Snoqualmie; $10-$15 (425-888-3030 or www.trainmuseum.org).
Camlann Medival Village
SAT-SUN Living history museum experiences, interpreters portraying 14th century English village life and activities, noon-5 p.m. Saturdays-Sundays, Camlann Medieval Village, 10320 Kelly Road N.E., Carnation; $5 (425-788-8624 or www.camlann.org
Father’s Day, Seattle Children’s Museum
SUN 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
SUN Free admission for all 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).
Guided Walk, Carkeek Park
SAT Easy one-hour walk with natural and human history of Piper Creek Trail, leashed dogs welcome, 10 a.m. Saturday, meet at McAbee Entrance picnic area (South Carkeek), Sixth Avenue Northwest and Northwest 100th Place, Seattle; free (206-504-0916).
Bring a Buddy Guided On-Leash Nature Walk
SAT Bring your dog on guided nature walk to learn about coyotes, wolves, foxes, bobcats and cougars, children welcome, 1 p.m. Saturday, Seward Park Audubon Center, 5902 Lake Washington Boulevard S., Seattle; $3-$5 (206-652-2444 or www.brownpapertickets.com/event/310423
Family low tide beach walk
SAT Explore the world of intertidal creatures for all ages, children must be accompanied by adult, wear shoes that can get wet, 2:30 p.m. Saturday, Discovery Park, 3801 W. Government Way, Seattle; free, preregister (206-386-4236 or www.seattle.gov/parks).
Mercer Slough Nature Walk
SAT Park Ranger guided tour, learn about the natural and cultural history of Mercer Slough, all ages welcome, no registration necessary, 2 p.m. Saturday, Mercer Slough Environmental Education Center, 1625 118th Ave. S.E., Bellevue; free (425-452-2565).
The Scoop on Poop
SAT Brightwater Center and IslandWood explore the science of poop, search for the poop of the coyotes, deer, rabbits and otters, for all ages, 10 a.m. Saturday, tours of the Brightwater Treatment Facility for ages 9 and older, 10 a.m. and noon; preregistration required for tours; Brightwater Education & Community Center at Clean-Water Treatment Facility, 22505 Highway 9 Southeast, Woodinville; free (206-263-8862 or scooponpoop.eventbrite.com).
Remlinger Farms Country Fair Fun Park
SAT-SUN Kiddie rides, steam train, farm animals, hay jump, 10:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Saturday-Sunday, Remlinger Farms, 32610 N.E. 32nd St., Carnation; $11.68-$14.94 (425-333-4135 or www.remlingerfarms.com
Hot Topics in Washington Conservation: Endangered Species
SUN Mercer Slough park ranger program on our state’s endangered species, 2 p.m. Sunday, Mercer Slough Environmental Education Center, 1625 118th Ave. S.E., Bellevue; free (425-452-2565).
SUN Foster Island tour, explore the wetlands, learn history of the area, 1 p.m. Sunday, Graham Visitor Center, 2300 Arboretum Dr. East, Seattle; free (206-543-8800 or uwbotanicgardens.org).
SUN Use nets and water scopes, look at wetland creatures, for ages 5 and older, 1 p.m. Sunday, Lewis Creek Park, 5808 Lakemont Blvd., Bellevue; free (425-452-4195 or www.bellevuewa.gov/lewis_creek_park.htm
Wild Waves Theme Park
ONGOING Family, kiddie and thrill rides, water park attractions, 9:30 a.m.-4 p.m. Friday, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. daily Saturday-June 27, Wild Waves Theme Park, 36201 Enchanted Parkway S., Federal Way; $14.99 through June; ages 2 and younger free; parking $10 (253-661-8000 or wildwaves.com).
Dancing About Architecture
SAT-MON Follow the Sapience Dance Collective around the library as they interpret the building’s architectural space through modern dance, 4-5 p.m. Saturday, 3-4 p.m. Sunday, noon-1 p.m. Monday, Seattle Central Library, 1000 Fourth Ave., Seattle; free (206-386-4636 or www.spl.org
Summer concerts at the Locks
SUN Mood Swings big band, 2 p.m. Saturday; Elliott Bay Pipe Band, 2 p.m. Sunday; plus classic car show, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Sunday, Hiram M. Chittenden Locks, 3015 N.W. 54th St., Seattle; free (206-783-7059).
Music in the Sculpture Garden
SUN Acoustic music in outdoor, covered garden, Sundays through July 28, 2 p.m. Sunday, History House of Greater Seattle, 790 N. 34th St., Seattle; free (206-675-8875 or www.historyhouse.org).
Cottage Lake Tri and Tri Again Super-Sprint
SAT Individual or relay 400-yard swim, 9-mile bike, 1.6-mile bike; kids event, 25-yard swim, .65-mile bike, 240-yard run, 8 a.m. Saturday, Cottage Lake Park, 18831 N.E. Woodinville-Duvall Rd., Woodinville; $50-$180 (206-282-3959 or www.marymeyerlifefitness.com/triathlonEvents/).
Father’s Day Weekend Run
SAT 5K or 10K run/walk, 15K run, 2-person 10K run, kids’ dash, 10 a.m. Saturday, Magnuson Park, 7400 Sand Point Way N.E., Seattle; $14-$24 (www.magnusonseries.org/).
Rock ’n’ Roll Marathon
PLAN AHEAD Run 26.2-mile marathon or 13.1-mile half-marathon with live music along the course, finish-line festival, 7 a.m. June 22, Seattle Center, Seattle; $115-$150 (www.seafair.com
Deception Pass Challenge
PLAN AHEAD All proceeds support education and resource protection in Deception Pass State Park; 1/2-mile swim Cranberry Lake; 13-mile road and trail bike; run 4 miles, individual or team of three, 8 a.m. June 22, Deception Pass State Park, Oak Harbor; $50-$100 (www.deceptionpassfoundation.org/event/the-deception-pass-challenge/
Run & Walk With Pride
PLAN AHEAD 4K run/walk, 10K run, benefits nonprofit GLBT support groups, 10 a.m. June 23, Seward Park, Seattle; $15-$35 (www.seattlefrontrunners.org/rwwp
Benefit and Rummage Sale
FRI-SAT Art, collectibles, jewelry, books, furniture, electronics, children’s items, bake sale, proceeds benefit local and worldwide missions; 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Friday, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday, First Lutheran Church, Bothell, 10207 N.E. 183rd St., Bothell (425-486-2314 or www.flcbothell.org/).
University Village Sidewalk Sale
FRI-SUN Sale at participating stores, 9:30 a.m.-9 p.m. Friday-Saturday, 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Sunday, University Village Mall, 25th Avenue Northeast and Northeast 45th Street, Seattle (206-523-0622 or www.uvillage.com/events).
SAT Seattle Parks life-jacket sale, person the jacket is for must be present for fitting, ages 17 and younger accompanied by parent or guardian, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday, Evans Pool, 7201 E. Green Lake Dr. N., Seattle; $20/youth, $30/teens to adults (www.seattle.gov/parks).
Express Market, City Hall Plaza, Pioneer Square, South Lake Union
ONGOING Starting Tuesday, seasonal produce and flowers from local farmers, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Tuesdays, City Hall Plaza, 600 Fourth Ave., Seattle; 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Wednesdays, Occidental Square Park, Occidental Avenue South and South Main Street, Seattle; 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Thursdays, South Lake Union, 410 Terry Ave., Seattle (www.pikeplacemarket.org).
Explore the Science of Sanitation
SAT Explore examples of how science and innovation are applied to the global issue of sanitation, 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday, Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation Visitor Center, 440 Fifth Ave. N., Seattle; free (gates.ly/16KJhG9).
Seattle Center Fitness Program
TUE-WEDS Zumba workout dance classes, no experience necessary, 6-7 p.m. Tuesdays, Fisher Pavilion Rooftop; Gentle Yoga for everyone, bring yoga mat, 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Wednesdays, Exhibition Hall lawn north of International Fountain, Seattle Center, Seattle; free (www.seattlecenter.com/fitness
Firefighter Story Times
WED Seattle Fire Department firefighters read stories for preschoolers, parents and caregivers on fire safety and display firefighting equipment and trucks, 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, Ballard Library, 5614 22nd Ave. N.W., Seattle; free (www.spl.org).
Henry Moses Aquatic Center
SAT-TUE Opening for the season Saturday, 9,000-square-foot leisure pool with zero-depth entry, wave machine, water spray play area, lazy river, two water slides, water play structure, toddler water area, spray features; and 3,300-square-foot, six-lane lap pool; public session noon-3:30 p.m. and 4-7:30 p.m. daily, hours vary for lap swims, lessons, water exercise, Henry Moses Aquatic Center, Bronson Way Northeast and Houser Way Northeast, Renton; $3-$14 (425-430-6780 or rentonwa.gov/living/default.aspx?id=190
NOAA Science Festival Open House
FRI Tours of the marine-mammal bone museum, National Weather Service Seattle forecast office, information displays, kids’ activities; government-issued photo ID needed for entry, noon Friday, NOAA (National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration), 7600 Sand Point Way N.E., Seattle; free, preregister, space limited (206-526-6810 or www.wrc.noaa.gov/OpenHouse.htm).
Seattle Architecture Foundation tours
FRI-JUNE 21 Walking tours, Architecture 101: Windows on Seattle’s Style, 10 a.m. Friday; Architecture’s Greatest Hits, 10 a.m. Saturday; Design Details, 10 a.m. June 20; Art + Architecture, 10 a.m. June 21; Seattle Architecture Foundation, 1333 Fifth Ave, Rainier Square Atrium, Seattle; $15-$25, advance purchase recommended (206-667-9184 or seattlearchitecture.org).
Lake Whatcom Railway Father’s Day Train Ride
SAT Historic Lake Whatcom Railway train, dads ride half price with full-fare-paying rider, noon Saturday, Lake Whatcom Railway, Highway 9, Wickersham; $10-$20 (360-393-7540 or www.lakewhatcomrailway.com).
Family Waterfall Tours
SAT-SUN One-hour tour by bus and foot to visit Cedar Falls and learn how it supplies Seattle’s tap water, 10:15 a.m. and 1:15 p.m. Saturday-Sunday, Cedar River Watershed Education Center, 19901 Cedar Falls RD SE, North Bend; $5 (206-733-9421 or 425-831-6780 or www.seattle.gov/util).
Old Redmond Historic Walking Tour
SUN Redmond Historical Society walking tours with stories, gossip, and names of Redmond’s early history; 1 p.m. Sunday, Redmond; $10, preregistration required (425-885-2919 or www.redmondhistoricalsociety.org).
SAT Informal gathering for women to meet and learn from each others’ travel experiences, 9 a.m. Saturday, Wide World Books & Maps, 4411 Wallingford Ave. N., Seattle (206-634-3453).
SAT Rick Steve’s Spring Trip Report on his travels through Egypt, Israel and Palestine, 10 a.m. Saturday, Edmonds Theater, 415 Main St., Edmonds; free, preregistration required (425-771-8303 or www.ricksteves.com).
SUN Beginner’s project, learn about grout, sealant, tile and tools, 10 a.m. Sunday, Second Use Building Materials, 3223 Sixth Ave. S., Seattle; free (206-763-6929 or www.seconduse.com