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A Taste of Edmonds

Food vendors, entertainment, arts and crafts vendors, pony rides and inflatable rides for kids, 11 a.m.-10 p.m. Saturday, 11 a.m.-7 p.m. Sunday, Civic Playfield, 310 Sixth Ave. N., Edmonds; $4, ages 12 and younger free; parking and free shuttle from Edmonds Woodway High School (

Seattle Opera Day at MOHAI: Activities, performances, lectures and demonstrations on the colorful world of opera, 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday, MOHAI, 860 Terry Ave. N., Seattle; free admission to museum atrium during event (

Seattle Chinese Garden Kite Festival: Build and fly kites, activities for all ages, 2-6 p.m. Saturday, Seattle Chinese Garden, 6000 16th Ave. S.W., Seattle; free (206-934-5219 or

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Catapalooza: Celebration of cats with activities for all ages, cat-adoption discounts including fees waived for first 25 kittens each day, hundreds of adoptable cats from nine organizations at discounted prices, cat-agility demos, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday-Sunday, Seattle Humane Society, 13212 S.E. Eastgate Way, Bellevue (425-641-0080 or

PhinneyWood Summer Streets: Healthy activities, bike parades, yoga, music, art, 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday, Greenwood Avenue/Phinney Avenue from North 87th Street to North 67th Street, Seattle (

Auburn Days: Grand Parade, noon Saturday, Main Street; street dance, 7-10 p.m. Saturday; entertainment, vendors, 10 a.m.-7 p.m. Saturday, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Sunday; kids’ activities, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday-Sunday; Classic Car, Truck and Cycle Show, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Sunday (

Kirkland Summerfest: Music, art, food vendors, rides, Cardboard Boat Regatta, beer and wine garden, 11 a.m.-11 p.m. Saturday, 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Sunday, Marina Park, 25 Lake Shore Plaza, Kirkland (

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