Susan G. Komen Puget Sound Race for the Cure
June 1 Kids’ Race, women-only 5K run, coed 5K run/walk, one-mile walk, survivor parade, to fight breast cancer, 8 a.m., Seattle Center, Seattle; $15-$50, fundraising suggested (komenpugetsound.org
Big Backyard 5K
June 1 Run/walk, kids’ dash, post-event bash, benefits King County Parks, 9 a.m., Marymoor Park, 6046 West Lake Sammamish Parkway N.E., Redmond; $40 (bby5k.com).
- Mariners prospect hit by boat dies at age 20
- A mom's tweet about Oreos in school stirs up culture wars
- Costco will buy most farmed salmon from Norway, not Chile
- Let's cut traffic by road rationing, Italian style
- Low wages for aerospace workers despite tax breaks for employers
Most Read Stories
Beacon Hill Festival
June 7 Entertainment, local food, carnival games, bounce toys, silent auction, proceeds support scholarships for community center programs, 11 a.m.-4 p.m., Jefferson Community Center, 3801 Beacon Ave. S., Seattle; free (206-684-7481 or seattle.gov/parks
Swedish car show
June 7 Vintage Swedish and American cars, noon-4 p.m., Swedish Club, 1920 Dexter Ave. N., Seattle (206-283-1090 or swedishclubnw.org).
Hydros and Hot Rods
June 7 Music, hot rods, vintage hydroplanes, 10 a.m.,-4 p.m., Hydroplane and Raceboat Museum, 5917 S. 196th St., Kent; $5 (thunderboats.ning.com).
70th Anniversary of D-Day
June 7 Re-enactors in period uniforms, vintage military vehicles and encampments, kids’ activities, veterans of World War II honored, 10 a.m., Historic Flight Foundation, 10719 Bernie Webber Drive, Mukilteo; $8-$12 (425-348-3200 or historicflight.org/hf/).
Pagdiriwang Philippine Festival
June 7-8 Traditions and culture of the Philippines, entertainment, vendors, 10 a.m.-5 p.m., Seattle Center Armory, Seattle (206-684-7200 or festalpagdiriwang.com
State Parks free days
June 7-8, 14 Visit State Parks free, no Discover Pass required; National Trails Day and Free Fishing Weekend, June 7-8; and National Get Outdoors Day, June 14 (parks.wa.gov).
Edmonds Arts Festival
June 13-15 Display and sale of art, crafts and photography; entertainment, food vendors, children’s art activities, 10 a.m.-8 p.m. June 13-14, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. June 15, Frances Anderson Center, 700 Main St., Edmonds (425-771-6412 or edmondsartsfestival.com).
Maple Valley Days
June 13-15 Carnival, vendors, entertainment, 3-10 p.m. June 13, noon-9 p.m. June 14, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. June 15; parade, 10 a.m. June 14, Lake Wilderness Park, 22500 S.E. 248th St., Maple Valley (maplevalleydays.com
Washington Brewers Festival
June 13-14 Beers from 88 Washington breweries, entertainment, food vendors; 21 and older only, 4-9:30 p.m. June 13; for all ages, with kids’ area, craft vendors, 11 a.m.-9 p.m. June 14, 11 a.m.-6 p.m. June 15, Marymoor Park, 6046 West Lake Sammamish Parkway N.E., Redmond; $20-$25 includes six tastes; ages 20 and younger free with paid parent; designated driver $5 (washingtonbeer.com).
Bellevue Botanical Garden Grand Reopening
June 14 Visitor/Education Center and Trillium Garden Store reopening celebration, 1-4 p.m., Bellevue Botanical Garden, 12001 Main St., Bellevue; free (425-452-2750 or bellevuebotanical.org).
Secret Gardens of Lake Forest Park
June 14 Tour six unique gardens; plant sale, 9 a.m.-4 p.m., Lake Forest Park Town Center, 17171 Bothell Way N.E., Lake Forest Park; $12-$15 (206-366-3302 or lfpgardentour.com).
Festival Sundiata Black Arts Fest
June 14-15 African-American heritage and culture, art display, entertainment, kids’ activities, food, noon, Seattle Center, Seattle (206-684-7200 or festivalsundiata.org).
Burien Wild Strawberry Festival
June 14-15 Carnival, entertainment, vendors, food, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. June 14, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. June 15, car show June 15, Burien Town Square Park, 152nd Street Southwest and Fifth Avenue Southwest, Burien (206-988-3700 or burienstrawberryfestival.org
“100 Years of Women’s Shoes”
June 18-Nov. 9
Display of shoes from every era, noon-4 p.m. Wednesdays-Sundays June 18-Nov. 9, White River Valley Museum, 918 H St. S.E., Auburn; $2-$5, free admission first Thursdays and third Sundays (253-288-7433 or wrvmuseum.org).
Marysville Strawberry Festival
June 19-22 Parade, fireworks show, Arts & crafts Market in the Park, carnival, kiddies parade, entertainment, Marysville (360-659-7664 or maryfest.com).
June 20 Dance around the maypole, Swedish meal, music, 6 p.m., Swedish Club, 1920 Dexter Ave. N., Seattle; $25 (206-283-1090 or swedishclubnw.org).
Fremont Fair and Solstice Parade
June 20-22 Solstice Concert Series, 5 p.m. June 20-21, $20-$40; Solstice Parade, 3 p.m. June 21; Fremont Fair vendors, Art Car Blowout, beer gardens, entertainment, Fremont neighborhood, Seattle (fremontfair.org
Meeker Days Festival
June 20-22 Entertainment, vendors, kids’ activities, dog lounge, noon-9 p.m. June 20, 10 a.m.-9 p.m. June 21, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. June 22, Puyallup (253-840-2631 or puyallupmainstreet.com).
Rock ’n’ Roll Seattle Marathon and Half Marathon
June 21 Local bands play at each mile along the 26.2- and 13.1-mile course, 7 a.m. June 21; Health and Fitness Expo, noon-7 p.m. June 19, 10 a.m.-7 p.m. June 20, Seattle Center, Seattle; $120-$150; Expo free (runrocknroll.competitor.com/seattle).
All-Star Softball Classic
June 21 Former Seahawks, Sounders, Mariners and Sonics compete, hosted by United Way to benefit programs for homeless youth, 3 p.m. June 21, Safeco Field, Seattle; $15 or $150/VIP (uwkc.org/news-events/event-calendar/softballclassic/)
Neely Mansion Japanese Heritage Festival
June 21 Celebrate the Japanese heritage of Neely Mansion’s early families; taiko drums, koto music, dancers, origami, 1 p.m., Neely Mansion, 12303 Auburn-Black Diamond Road, Auburn; $5-$10 (neelymansion.org).
Henry Moses Aquatic Center
June 21-Sept. 1 Outdoor pools, leisure pool with wave machine, water-spray play area, water slides, six-lane lap pool; public swims, lessons, water exercise, hours vary, Henry Moses Aquatic Center, 1719 S.E. Maple Valley Highway, Renton; $3-$14 (425-430-6780 or rentonwa.gov/living).
St. Mary’s International Festival
June 22 Celebrating music and traditions from around the world, food, entertainment, games, noon, St. Mary’s Parish, 611 20th Ave. S., Seattle (206-324-7100 or stmarysseattle.org).
Taste of Tacoma
June 27-29 Food from a variety of vendors, samples, cooking demos, wine garden, entertainment, 11 a.m.-9 p.m. June 27-28, 11 a.m.-8 p.m. June 29, Point Defiance Park, 5400 N. Pearl St., Tacoma (tasteoftacoma.com).
Seafair Pirates Landing
June 28 Vendors, music, inflatable rides for kids, 9:30 a.m.-3 p.m.; Seafair Pirates land sometime between 11:30 a.m. and 12:30 p.m., Alki Beach, Seattle (seafair.com).
Greenwood Car Show
June 28 Display of 800 classic cars, trucks and motorcycles, music, Kids Zone, vendors, food; proceeds benefit community nonprofits, 8 a.m.-4 p.m., Greenwood Avenue North from North 90th Street to North 67th Street; free (206-789-6800 or greenwoodcarshow.com).
June 28 Performances, poetry, food, 11 a.m. Seattle Center Armory, Seattle (206-684-7200 or iaca-seattle.org).
Shoreline Arts Festival
June 28-29 Music stages, art projects, art show, vendors, food trucks, cultural displays, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. June 28, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. June 29, Shoreline Center, 18560 First Ave. N.E., Shoreline (206-417-4645 or shorelinearts.net
Bellevue Strawberry Festival
Eastside Heritage Center historic displays, entertainment, auto show, vendors, food, family-fun area, 10 a.m.-8 p.m. June 28, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. June 29, 1 Crossroads Park, 16000 N.E. 10th St., Bellevue (425-450-1049 or bellevuestrawberryfestival.org).
Camlann Medieval Festival
June 28-29, July 19-20, Aug. 23-24 Medieval English village theater, knightly combat, puppetry, crafts, archery, minstrels, books, vendors, medieval clothing available for rental, Bors Hede Restaurant, noon-5 p.m., Camlann Medieval Village, 10320 Kelly Road N.E., Carnation; $6-$10, cash or checks only (425-788-8624 or camlann.org
Seattle Pride Parade/PrideFest
June 29 Celebrating the Northwest’s LGBTQ rights movement; parade with celebrity Grand Marshal George Takei, 11 a.m., Fourth Avenue from Union Street to Denny Way, Seattle (seattlepride.org
); entertainment, vendors, noon-8 p.m., Seattle Center; free (seattlepridefest.org
Green Lake Open Water Swim
June 29 Half-mile and one-mile races, 9 a.m. Green Lake Community Center, 7201 East Green Lake Dr. N., Seattle; $25-$55 (206-684-0780 or seattle.gov/parks
June 29 Scandinavian performances, kids’ activities, craft and food vendors, costumes, dancing, traditional pole-raising ceremony, 11 a.m.-6 p.m., Saint Edward State Park, 14445 Juanita Drive N.E., Kenmore; free, $2 donation suggested (425-954-5262 or skandia-folkdance.org
Tour de Pierce
June 29 Bicycle ride on 12-, 30- and 50-mile loops, 7:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m., Washington State Fair Events Center, Puyallup; $11-$18 (co.pierce.wa.us/index.aspx?NID=1277).
Compiled by Madeline McKenzie: firstname.lastname@example.org.