Bellevue Write On! Writing Group Wed Fun writing exercises and creative ideas for youth 12-18, 3:30-5:30 p.m. Aug. 3, Lake Hills Library...

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Write On! Writing Group

Wed Fun writing exercises and creative ideas for youth 12-18, 3:30-5:30 p.m. Aug. 3, Lake Hills Library, 15228 Lake Hills Blvd. Information: 425-747-3350 or www.kcls.org/lh/programs.cfm

Open Mike Night

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Ongoing Opportunity for acoustic musicians to perform, 6-9 p.m. with 5:30 p.m. sign-up, 1st and 3rd Thursdays, Crossroads Bellevue, 15600 N.E. Eighth St. Information: 425-644-1111 or www.victorymusic.org

Singer-Songwriter Showcase

Ongoing Live music, 6:30-8 p.m. second and fourth Thursdays, Crossroads Bellevue, 15600 N.E. Eighth St. Aug. 11: Kristen Connell. Information: 425-644-1111 or www.crossroadsbellevue.com

Live at Lunch Summer Concert Series

Ongoing Live music, noon-1:30 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays through Sept. 15 at various downtown locations. Aug 4: The Laura Love Duo, folk funk; Bellevue Galleria, 550 106th Ave. N.E. Aug 9: Deems Tsutakawa, contemporary jazz; Skyline Tower, 10900 N.E. Fourth St. Aug 11: Dudley Manlove, lounge music; Bellevue Galleria, 550 106th Ave. N.E. Information: 425-453-1223 or www.bellevuelive.com/liveatlunch

Bellevue Farmers Market

Ongoing Fresh produce, meats, eggs, flowers, baked goods and other items, 3-7 p.m. Thursdays through Oct. 13, First Presbyterian Church of Bellevue, 1717 Bellevue Way N.E. Aug. 11: Chef’s demonstration at 3:30 p.m. with Roland Oberholze from Sasi’s Café. Information: 425-454-8474 or www.bellevuefarmersmarket.org

Late Night Music at Crossroads

Fri-Sat Live music, 7:30-10 p.m., Crossroads Bellevue, 15600 N.E. Eighth St. Aug. 5: Chris Stevens Band, upbeat blues. Aug. 6: Sophisticated Swing, first Saturday big band dance. Information: 425-644-1111 or www.crossroadsbellevue.com

Farm Life and Agriculture Exhibit

Sat Interactive exhibit of 1888 farming life with an opportunity to try tools, daily chores and games of the time, noon-3 p.m. Aug. 6, Fraser Cabin at Kelsey Creek Farm Park, 13204 S.E. Eighth Place. Information: 425-450-1049

Blueberry Farm Work Parties

Sat Help pick blueberries for Hopelink food banks, 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Aug. 6 and 13, Mercer Slough Blueberry Farm, 2380 Bellevue Way S.E. Registration: 206-783-3088 or www.hope-link.org/takeaction/events

Tibetan Tea Ceremony

Sat Sample different teas from the high Himalayas, 2 p.m. Aug. 6, Bellevue Arts Museum Auditorium, 510 Bellevue Way N.E. Information: 425-519-0770 or www.bellevuearts.org

Mercer Slough Canoe Tours

Ongoing A four-mile, three-hour paddling tour for ages 5 and up; equipment provided, 9 a.m.-noon Saturdays through Sept. 24, Enatai Beach Park, 3519 108th Ave. S.E. Cost: $10-$12. Registration: 425-452-6885

Kings, Castles and Cockroaches!

Tues Sir Sound-a-Lot uses props and music to tell stories from the Middle Ages, 6:30 p.m. Aug. 9, Crossroads Bellevue, 15600 N.E. Eighth St. Information: 425-644-6203

Bellevue Chamber Chorus Auditions

Tues Singers are invited to audition for this locally-based choir, by appointment 7-9 p.m. Aug. 9-10, Cross of Christ Lutheran Church, 411 156th Ave. N.E. Registration: 425-881-0445. Information: www.bellevuechamberchorus.net

Twisted Tales

Plan Ahead Members of Seattle Knights bring fairytale characters to life and offer chance to try on medieval armor and weapons, 7 p.m. Aug. 10, Bellevue Regional Library, 1111 110th Ave. N.E. Information: 425-450-1765

Pizza & Pages Book Group

Plan Ahead Pizza and book talk for youth ages 12-18, 3:30-5:30 Aug. 10, Lake Hills Library, 15228 Lake Hills Blvd. Information: 425-747-3350

Great Paperback Book Trade for Kids

Plan Ahead Paperback book exchange for children 6-12, 2-4 p.m. Aug. 11, Bellevue Regional Library, 1111 110th Ave. N.E. Information: 425-450-1765

Single Parent Family Summer Program

Plan Ahead Dinner at 6 p.m. followed by a 7-8:30 p.m. workshop on routine car maintenance and what to ask at the repair shop; supervised after-dinner swimming and activities for children through sixth grade, Aug. 16, Bellevue Family YMCA back parking lot, 14230 Bel-Red Road. Cost: $1-$3 for dinner. Information: 425-747-1461, Ext. 136 or www.westminster.org

Anime and Manga Appreciation Club

Plan Ahead Drawing techniques, character and story discussions and information on new titles for youth ages 12-18, 3:30-5:30 p.m. Aug. 17, Lake Hills Library, 15228 Lake Hills Blvd. Information: 425-747-3350

Slide Lecture: Whitesavage and Lyle

Plan Ahead Discussion of the artists’ combination of traditional blacksmithing methods and modern steel fabrication techniques, 6:30 p.m. Aug. 19, Bellevue Arts Museum Auditorium, 510 Bellevue Way N.E. Cost: $5 for non-members. Information: 425-519-0770

Bothell

Music in the Park Concert Series

Ongoing 6:30-8 p.m. Fridays through Aug. 26, Park at Bothell Landing Amphitheater, 9919 N.E. 180th St. Aug. 5: King Bees of the Bayou, Zydeco. Aug. 12: Suffering Gaels, Irish folk. Aug. 19: Total Experience Gospel Choir. Information: 425-486-2768, Ext. 4422 or www.ci.bothell.wa.us

Bothell Farmers Market

Ongoing Locally-grown produce, flowers and pasture-raised meats, hand-crafted items, live music and children’s activities, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Fridays through Sept. 30, Country Village, 23718 Seventh Ave. S.E. Information: 425-483-2250 or www.countryvillagebothell.com

Pancake Breakfast

Sat 8-11:30 a.m. Aug. 6 and 20, Northshore Senior Center, 10201 E. Riverside Drive. Cost: $4-$5. Reservations: 425-487-2441

Ballroom Dance

Ongoing Dance to live music, 1-3 p.m. Wednesdays, Northshore Senior Center, 10201 E. Riverside Drive. Information: 425-487-2441

Vittles & VCR

Plan Ahead A home-cooked meal followed by the movie “Shall We Dance,” 6 p.m. Aug. 18, Northshore Senior Center, 10201 E. Riverside Drive. Cost: $4-$6 for dinner; movie free. Register by Aug. 16: 425-487-2441

Book Review Group

Plan Ahead “Eleanor of Aquitane” by Allison Weir, 10-11:30 a.m. Aug. 19, Northshore Senior Center, 10201 E. Riverside Drive. Information: 425-487-2441

Carnation

Ballads and Stories

Thur Lady Catherine shares a merry mix of medieval music and tales, 6:30 p.m. Aug. 4, Carnation Library, 4804 Tolt Ave. Information: 425-333-4398

Medieval Life and Times

Sat Experience life in the Middle Ages and learn popular games of the time, 2 p.m. Aug. 6, Carnation Library, 4804 Tolt Ave. Information: 425-333-4398

Swil Kanim

Sat Storytelling interwoven with violin, poetry and audience participation, 8-10 p.m. Aug. 6, Miller’s Community & Arts Center, 4597 Tolt Ave. Information: 425-333-5007 or www.millersarts.com

Camlann Medieval Faire

Ongoing Recreated 14th century village fair with jousting, minstrels , craftspeople, games and food, 11:30 a.m.-6 p.m. Saturdays-Sundays through Aug. 28, Camlann Medieval Village, 10320 Kelley Road. Information: www.camlann.org

Carnation Farmer’s Market

Ongoing Fresh produce and products from Snoqualmie Valley farms, 3-7 p.m. Tuesdays through Sept. 27, Tolt Avenue and West Bird Street. Information: 425-333-6050 or www.carnationfarmersmarket.org

A Royal Rumpus

Plan Ahead A slapstick look at royalty, 6:30 p.m. Aug. 11, Carnation Library, 4804 Tolt Ave. Information: 425-333-4398

Open Drumming Session

Plan Ahead An opportunity to explore the instruments and music of African-based rhythm; all experience levels welcome, 7-9:30 p.m. Aug. 14, Miller’s Community & Arts Center, 4597 Tolt Ave. Cost: $5. Information: 425-333-5007 or www.millersarts.com

Duvall

SummerStage 2005

Ongoing 5:30-7 p.m. children’s art activities; 6:30-8 p.m. concerts, Wednesdays through Aug. 31, McCormick Park, Northeast Stephens Street and Main Street. Rain site: Cherry Valley Elementary School multi-purpose room, 27601 N.E. Cherry Valley Rd. Aug. 3: Mimi Fox & Greta Matassa, jazz duo. Aug. 10: Jujuba, Afrobeat and Juju music. Aug. 17: Stickshift Annie with Kimball & the Fugitives, jazz blues. Information: 425-788-2983 or www.cityofduvall.com/dac

Fall City

Taming of the Shrew

Ongoing Shakespeare’s tale of the battle of the sexes performed in an outdoor forest setting, 8 p.m. Saturdays; 3 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays, through Sept. 4, Snoqualmie Falls Forest Theater, 36800 S.E. David Powell Rd. Tickets: $6-$16. Information: 425-222-7044 or www.foresttheater.org

A Royal Rumpus

Mon A slapstick look at royalty, 6:30 p.m. Aug. 8, Fall City Library, 33415 S.E. 42nd Place. Information: 425-222-5951 or www.kcls.org/fc/programs.cfm

Twisted Tales

Plan Ahead Members of Seattle Knights bring fairytale characters to life and offer chance to try on medieval armor and weapons, 6:30 p.m. Aug. 15, Fall City Library, 33415 S.E. 42nd Place. Information: 425-222-5951 or www.kcls.org/fc/programs.cfm

Issaquah

Wastemobile

Fri-Sun Accepts hazardous household wastes such as pesticides, fluorescent lightbulbs, paints and thinners, automotive and non-alkaline batteries and automotive products, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Friday-Sunday, Aug. 5-7, Issaquah High School, 700 Second Ave. S.E. Information: 206-296-4692 or www.govlink.org/hazwaste/news/events.cfm

Issaquah Public Market

Ongoing Fresh produce, cut flowers, baked goods, arts and crafts, 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturdays through Oct. 15, Pickering Barn, 1730 10th Ave. N.W. Information: 425-837-3311

Concerts on the Green

Ongoing Picnicking at 6 p.m. with music 7-8:30 p.m., Tuesdays through Aug. 30, Issaquah Community Center, 301 Rainier Blvd S. Food available; no pets. Aug. 9: DoctorfunK, funk and soul. Aug. 16: Stolen Ogre, blues rock. Information: 425-837-3300 or www.ci.issaquah.wa.us/page.asp?navid=736

Kenmore

World Music in the Park

Ongoing 6:30-8 p.m. Thursdays through Aug. 25, Saint Edward State Park, 14445 Juanita Drive N.E. Food available. Aug. 4: Janiva Magness, blues. Aug. 11: Foghorn String Band, old time music. Aug. 18: Quetzal, Latin alternative. Information: 425-602-3107 or www.ci.kenmore.wa.us

Kirkland

Tim Dooley: Mixed-Product

Ends Sat An exhibit of print images assembled into sculpture, through Aug. 6, Kirkland Arts Center, 620 Market St. Gallery hours: 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Monday-Friday; 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturdays. Information: 425-822-7161 or www.kirklandartscenter.org

Kirkland Wednesday Market

Ongoing Flowers, crafts and produce, 11:30 a.m.-6:30 p.m. Wednesdays through Oct. 12, with extended hours and live music until 10 p.m. the third Wednesday of the month, Park Lane East between Third and Main streets. Free parking available in the Kirkland Library parking garage, 308 Kirkland Ave. Information: 425-893-8766 or www.kirklanddowntown.org

Children & Families Concert Series

Ongoing Family-friendly outdoor performances, 10 a.m. Wednesdays through Aug. 17, Marina Park, 25 Lake Shore Plaza. Aug. 3: Tia! and Tia’s Quacker Tunes. Aug. 10: Rhys Thomas’ Jugglemania. Aug. 17: Captain Bogg and Salty. Information: 425-587-3350 or www.ci.kirkland.wa.us

Wednesday Night Live!

Ongoing The theater lobby becomes a cabaret with live entertainment; 21 and older only, 8-10:30 p.m. most Wednesdays through August, Kirkland Performing Arts Center, 350 Kirkland Ave. Cost: $3; wine and beer available. Aug. 3: Black Velvet. Aug. 10: Open Mike Comedy. Aug. 17: Karaoke night. Information: 425-893-9900

Summer Performing Arts Series

Ongoing Outdoor concerts in the park, 7 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays through Aug. 18, Marina Park, 25 Lake Shore Plaza. Parking at the Kirkland Library, 308 Kirkland Ave. Aug. 2: Side Project, pop/rock. Aug. 4: HB Radke and the Jet City Swingers, swing sing-a-long. Aug.9: Marilyn Keller, R&B. Aug. 11: Henry Cooper Band, blues guitar. Information: 425-587-3350 or www.ci.kirkland.wa.us

Terpsichorean Swing Jam

Thur Improvisational Lindy Hop, jitterbug and tap dancing accompany performances by well-known jazz and swing musicians, 8 p.m. Aug. 4-7, Kirkland Performance Center, 350 Kirkland Ave. Tickets: $22.50-$25. Reservations: 425-839-9900

Book Group

Mon “The Piano Tuner” by Daniel Mason, 7-8:30 p.m. Aug. 8, Kirkland Library, 308 Kirkland Ave. Information: 425-822-2459

Book Bunch at Lunch

Tues Read any book by the author of the week and discuss it over a brown bag lunch; ages 8-12, noon Tuesdays through Aug. 23, Kingsgate Library, 12315 N.E. 143rd St. Aug. 9: Peg Kehret. Aug. 16: Gary Paulsen. Aug. 23: Bruce Coville. Information: 425-821-7686 or www.kcls.org/kings/programs.cfm

Kirkland Art Walk

Plan Ahead 18 downtown Kirkland galleries within walking distance of each other have extended hours with artists’ receptions at some galleries, 6-9 p.m. Aug. 11. Maps are available at the galleries. Information: 425-889-8212

SCORE Business Counseling

Plan Ahead Volunteers from the Service Corps of Retired Executives offer advice to current and future small business owners, by appointment 1-4 p.m. Aug. 12, Kirkland Library, 308 Kirkland Ave. Registration: 425-822-2459

Mother-Daughter Book Club

Plan Ahead “Squashed” by Joan Bauer, 7 p.m. Aug. 16; for daughters age 12-15, Kingsgate Library, 12315 N.E. 143rd St. Information: 425-821-7686 or www.kcls.org/kings/programs.cfm

Teen Science Fiction/Fantasy Book Club

Plan Ahead “Sign of the Qin,” by Laura Geringer Bass, 5:30 p.m. Aug. 17, Kingsgate Library, 12315 N.E. 143rd St. Information: 425-821-7686 or www.kcls.org/kings/programs.cfm

Socrates Café

Plan Ahead Monthly philosophical discussion group, 7 p.m. Aug. 19, Parkplace Books, 348 Parkplace Center. Information: 425-828-6546

Mercer Island

Mostly Music in the Park

Ongoing 7 p.m. Thursdays and Sundays through Aug. 11, Mercerdale Park, Southeast 32nd Street and 77th Avenue Southeast. Aug. 4: Clinton Fearon & the Boogie Brown Band, reggae. Aug. 7: Seattle Women’s Jazz Orchestra, big band. Aug. 11: Jo Miller & Her Burly Roughnecks, hillbilly honky-tonk swing. Information: 425-236-3545

Newcastle

Concerts in the Park

Ongoing 6:30-8 p.m. Wednesdays through Aug. 24, Lake Boren Park, 10310 S.E. 84th Way. Aug. 3: Radio Flyers, rock ‘n’ roll. Aug. 10: Timeless Soul, Motown. Aug. 17: Brickhouse Band, dance music. Information: 425-649-4444 www.ci.newcastle.wa.us

Movies in the Park

Starts Fri Movies start at dusk, Fridays, Aug. 5-19, Lake Boren Park, 10310 S.E. 84th Way. Aug. 5: “Shrek 2.” Aug. 12: “E.T.” Aug. 19: “Shark Tale.” Information: 425-649-4444 or www.ci.newcastle.wa.us

North Bend

North Bend Farmer’s Market

Ongoing Fresh produce, flowers, plants, crafts and entertainment, 3-7 p.m. Thursdays through Aug 25 and 9 a.m.-2 p.m., Saturdays through Oct. 1, Mt. Si Senior Center, 411 Main Ave. S. Information: 425-888-3434

Redmond

4 Alarm Concert Series

Ongoing All-ages concerts by local performers, 6:30 p.m. Wednesdays through Aug. 24, Old Fire House Teen Center, 16510 N.E. 79th St. Aug. 3: Greg Flores and Robin Cutler. Aug. 10: Your Heart Breaks and Sneaky Pines. Aug. 17: The Robot Ate Me and Some By Sea. Information: 425-556-2370 or www.theoldfirehouse.org

Summer Festival

Starts Wed Seattle Chamber Music Society performs a variety of classical music at 7 p.m. recitals and 8 p.m. concerts, Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays through Aug. 12, The Overlake School, 20301 N.E. 108th St. Tickets: $16-$150 concert hall admission; outdoor lawn admission free (bring blankets or chairs). Reservations: 206-283-8808 or www.seattlechambermusic.org

Summer Concert Series

Ongoing 4 p.m. Artwalk and children’s activities; 6:30 p.m. music, Wednesdays through Aug. 24, Redmond Town Center, 16495 N.E. 74th St. Aug. 3: The Two Scoops Combo, boogie woogie swing. Aug. 10: Michael Powers, jazz guitar. Aug. 17: Type A Band, dance and disco hits. Information: 425-867-0808 or www.redmondtowncenter.com

Evening Book Discussion

Thur “Under the Banner of Heaven” by Jon Krakauer, 7:30 p.m. Aug. 4, Redmond Regional Library, 15990 N.E. 85th St. Information: 425-885-1861 or www.kcls.org/red/redprog.cfm

South 47 Farm

Ongoing Organic U-pick and fresh produce, 10 a.m.-5:30 p.m. Thursday-Saturday through Oct. 31, South 47 Farm, 15410 N.E 124th St. Information: 425-869-9777 or www.south47farm.com

Redmond Saturday Market

Ongoing Fresh produce, flowers, plants, organic meats and eggs, arts and crafts and entertainment, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturdays through Oct. 29, 7730 Leary Way. Aug. 6: Redmond Historical Society display. Aug. 20: Kid’s Day, youth may sell their handcrafted items; please register. Aug. 27: Music by the Djangomatics. Information: 425-556-0636 or www.redmondsaturdaymarket.homestead.com

Arts in the Parks

Ongoing 7 p.m. Sundays through Aug. 14, Anderson Park, 7802 168th Ave. N.E. Rain site: Old Redmond Schoolhouse Community Center, 16600 N.E. 80th St. Aug. 7: Ancient Sounds of Washington, ancient and modern woodwinds. Aug. 14: Toymaker Rick Hartman, toys and tales. Information: 425-556-2392 or www.redmond.gov

Putt’n on the Ritz Benefit

Sun Family afternoon of miniature golf, chipping and putting, silent auction, food and prizes; benefits Elder and Adult Day Services, 1-6 p.m. Aug. 7, Willows Run Golf Course, 10442 Willows Road. Cost: $15-$25. Reservations: 425-736-9113

Chamber Music Family Concert

Tues The Finisterra Piano Trio perform a family-friendly classical music concert, 7 p.m. Aug. 9 with free hotdogs and lemonade starting at 6 p.m., The Overlake School, 20301 N.E. 108th St. Tickets: $8. Reservations: 206-283-8808 or www.seattlechambermusic.org

Alison Krauss & Union Station

Plan Ahead Country and bluegrass concert with guest performance by Jerry Douglas, 8 p.m. Aug. 10, Marymoor Park Amphitheater, 6046 W. Lake Sammamish Parkway N.E. Tickets: $36-$57. Reservations: 206-628-0888 or www.ticketmaster.com

Morning Book Group

Plan Ahead “The Secret Live of Bees” by Sue Monk Kid, 10 a.m. Aug. 11, Redmond Regional Library, 15990 N.E. 85th St. Information: 425-885-1861

Picnic in the Park Concert Series

Ongoing Family-friendly outdoor concert venue with picnicking and food vendors, 7 p.m. rain or shine; doors open at 5:30 p.m., Marymoor Park Amphitheater, 6046 W. Lake Sammamish Parkway. Tickets: $20-$29.50; children under 12 free general admission. Aug. 13: Natalie McMaster. Aug. 19: Delbert McClinton. Reservations: 206-628-0888 or www.ticketmaster.com

Sophisticated Swing Big Band

Plan Ahead Dancing to the music of the ’30s, ’40s and ’50s, 1-3:30 p.m. Aug. 19, Redmond Senior Center, 8703 160th Ave. N.E. Cost. $3. Information: 425-556-2314

Renton

Kidd Valley Family Concert Series

Ongoing 7 p.m. Wednesdays through Aug. 17, Gene Coulon Memorial Beach Park, 1201 Lake Washington Blvd. N. Aug. 3: The Islanders, reggae. Aug. 10: Happy Hans, Austrian accordion and yodeling. Aug. 17: Tingstad and Rumbel, acoustic New Age. Information: 425-430-6700 or www.ci.renton.wa.us/attract/events.htm

Best Books for Teens

Thur Teens discuss the best books for 2005 and vote on “Hot Picks of the Month,” refreshments; for ages 12-18, 7 p.m. Aug. 4; pizza party finale 6 p.m. Aug. 18, Fairwood Library, 17009 140th Ave. S.E. Information: 425-226-0522

Cinema on the Piazza

Ongoing Live music, best “urban campsite” contest and food, 7 p.m. with an outdoor movie at dusk; Saturdays through Aug. 27, Piazza Park, South Third Street and Burnett Avenue South. Blankets and low-backed chairs only. Aug. 6: Cheryl Serio, jazz vocals; “Ghostbusters.” Aug. 13: Adhere, groove rock; “Shark Tale.” Information: 425-226-4560 or www.ci.renton.wa.us/attract/movies.htm

Farmers Market at the Piazza

Ongoing Fresh local produce, gourmet food items, Master Gardeners booth, cooking demonstrations, music and children’s activities, 3-7 p.m. Tuesdays through Sept. 20, Piazza Park, South Third Street and Burnett Avenue South. Information: 425-226-4560 or www.renton-chamber.com/farmersmarket.asp

Meet a Tacoma Rainier

Plan Ahead A baseball player for the Tacoma Rainiers discusses his favorite books and signs autographs, 1 p.m. Aug. 16, Fairwood Library, 17009 140th Ave. S.E. Information: 425-226-0522 or www.kcls.org/fair/programs.cfm

Sammamish

The Reluctant Dragon

Thur A puppet show performance about a peaceful dragon followed by puppet-making, 2 p.m. Aug. 4, Sammamish Library, 825 228th Ave. N.E. Free tickets available at 1 p.m. Information: 425-836-8793

Summer Nights in the Park

Ongoing Picnicking at 5 p.m. with concert 6:30-8 p.m., Thursdays through Aug. 25, Pine Lake Park, 2615 228th Ave. S.E. Food available. Parking at Discovery Elementary, 2300 228th Ave. S.E. Aug. 4: Deluxe Reverbs, classic rock. Aug. 11: Randy Oxford Band, blues rock. Aug. 18: Route 66, big band swing. Information: 425-898-0660 or www.ci.sammamish.wa.us

Sammamish Book Discussion Group

Plan Ahead “The Master Butchers Singing Club” by Louise Erdich, 7 p.m. Aug. 17, Sammamish Library, 825 228th Ave. N.E. Sept. 21: “A Tree Grows in Brooklyn” by Betty Smith. Information: 425-836-8793 or www.kcls.org/samm/programs.cfm

Woodinville

Take a Medieval Spin

Wed Learn the basics of hand spinning yarn with drop spindles and make a yarn bookmark or bracelet; ages 6 and older, 10:30 a.m. Aug. 3, Woodinville Library, 17105 Avondale Road N.E. Free tickets available at 10 a.m. Information: 425-788-0733

2005 Seattle Street of Dreams

Ongoing Tour of seven Nolan Woods homes featuring the latest in architecture, interior design, landscaping and technology; workshops, demonstrations and food, 10 a.m.-9 p.m. daily through Aug. 14. Parking at Woodinville High School, 19819 136th Ave. N.E. Tickets: $14.50-$17.50. Information: 206-654-4663 or www.seattlestreetofdreams.com

Lunchtime Summer Concert Series

Ongoing Music from around the world, noon-1:15 p.m. Thursdays through Aug. 11, DeYoung Park, 13680 N.E. 175th St. Rain site: Woodinville Community Center, 17401 133rd Ave. N.E Aug. 4: Amauta, Latin music. Aug. 11: Naki’i and Apatoerau, Hawaiian music, dance and lei making. Information: 425-984-2346 or www.ci.woodinville.wa.us

Music in the Park

Ends Thur Ain’t No Heaven Seven plays jazz for the final concert of the series, 7 p.m. Aug. 4, Cottage Lake Park, Northeast Woodinville-Duvall Road and 188th Avenue Northeast. Parking available across the street. Information: 425-788-5841

Woodinville Farmers Market

Ongoing Fresh produce and local artists, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturdays through Oct. 15, Woodinville Community Center, 17401 133rd Ave. N.E. Information: 206-546-7960 or www.woodinvillefarmersmarket.com

Illuminated

Plan Ahead Learn about illuminated manuscripts from the Middle Ages and how to make your own; ages 6 and older, 10:30 a.m. Aug. 10, Woodinville Library, 17105 Avondale Road N.E. Information: 425-788-0733

Compiled by Nyssa Rogers.

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