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Twisted Tales


Wed Members of Seattle Knights bring fairytale characters to life and offer a chance to try on medieval armor and weapons, 7 p.m. July 20, Aldersgate United Methodist Church, 14230 S.E. Newport Way. Information: 425-747-2390


Open Mike Night


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


P.F.L.A.G.


Thur Discussion of the Love Welcomes All conference, 7 p.m. July 21, First United Methodist Church, 1934 108th Ave. N.E. Information: 206-325-7724 or 425-483-6642


The Broads of Broadway


Thur-Sat Bellevue Civic Theatre presents a musical tribute to Broadway’s best-known female vocalists , 7:30 p.m. Thursday; 8 p.m. Friday-Saturday, July 21-23, Theatre at Meydenbauer Center, 11100 N.E. Sixth St. Tickets: $15-$26. Reservations: 206-325-6500 or www.ticketwindowonline.com


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. July 23: Cooking demonstration by Chef Holly Smith of Café Juanita. Information: 425-454-8474 or www.bellevuefarmersmarket.org


Death: A Change of Consciousness


Thur Discussion hosted by the Northwest Theosophical Society, 7:30-8:45 p.m. July 21, Bellevue Regional Library, 1111 110th Ave. N.E. Information: 425-644-7725


Paperback Book Trades for Kids


Thur Paperback book exchange for children ages 6-12, 2-4 p.m. July 21 and Aug. 11, Bellevue Regional Library, 1111 110th Ave. N.E. Information: 425-450-1765


Live at Lunch Summer Concert Series


Ongoing Live music, noon-1:30 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays through Sept. 15 at various downtown locations. July 21: The Vicci Martinez Band, rock; Bellevue Galleria, 550 106th Ave. N.E. July 26: MJ Bishop and Thornton Bowman, original folk; Civica Office Commons, 205 108th Ave. N.E. July 28: Latigo Lace, country; Bellevue Galleria, 550 106th Ave. N.E. Information: 425-453-1223 or www.bellevuelive.com/liveatlunch


Late Night Music at Crossroads


Fri-Sat Live music, 7:30-10 p.m., Crossroads Bellevue, 15600 N.E. Eighth St. July 22: Sonando, Afro-Cuban jazz. July 23: Stone Road, bluegrass and Celtic. July 29: The Fossils, classic bluegrass. July 30: Maia Santell & House Blend, jazz. Information: 425-644-1111 or www.crossroadsbellevue.com


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


All-British Car Show and Swap Meet


Sat Display of more than 600 British cars and motorcycles with special Aston Martin and Loutus displays, car parts swap meet and food, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. July 23, Bellevue Community College, 3000 Landerholm Circle. Cost: $10 parking. Information: 425-644-7874 or www.abfm.com/abfm.htm


Birding the Hotspots


Mon A field trip to this month’s best birding location in King County, hosted by East Lake Washington Audubon Society, 9 a.m.-noon July 25. Meet before 9 a.m. at the north end of the Newport Hills Park & Ride, Lake Washington Boulevard Southeast and 112th Place Southeast. Cost: $2. Information: 425-450-0461 or www.elwas.org/events


Maypole Fun


Plan Ahead Learn the medieval dance around the Maypole, 7 p.m. July 27, Newport Way Library, 14250 S.E. Newport Way. Information: 425-747-2390


Singer-Songwriter Showcase


Plan Ahead Live music, 6:30-8 p.m. second and fourth Thursdays, Crossroads Bellevue, 15600 N.E. Eighth St. July 28: Joy Mills & Tom Parker. Aug. 11: Kristen Connell. Information: 425-644-1111 or www.crossroadsbellevue.com


Concerts in the Castle


Plan Ahead Nancy Stewart performs in a royal celebration with jesters, jewels and dragons, 11 a.m. July 28, Bellevue Regional Library, 1111 110th Ave. N.E. Information: 425-450-1765. Also at 4 p.m. July 29, Crossroads Bellevue, 15600 N.E. Eighth St. Information: 425-644-6203


Bellevue Arts and Crafts Fair


Plan Ahead Art demonstrations, exhibitions, artists’ booths, hands-on Kidsfair, live music and food, 9:30 a.m.-9:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday and 9:30 a.m.-6 p.m. Sunday, July 29-31, at locations around Bellevue Square, Northeast Eighth Street and Bellevue Way Northeast, and the Bellevue Art Museum, 510 Bellevue Way N.E. Information: 425-519-0770 or www.bellevueartsandcrafts.com


Sixth Street Arts & Crafts Fair and Taste of Bellevue


Plan Ahead Artists’ booths, live entertainment, children’s activities and food, 10 a.m.-8 p.m. Friday-Saturday; 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Sunday, July 29-31, along 106th Avenue Northeast, between Northeast Fourth Street and Northeast Eighth Street. Parking available Saturday and Sunday only at: City Center, 500 108th Ave. N.E. and Symetra Financial Center, 777 108th Ave. N.E. Information: 425-453-1223 www.bellevuedowntown.org


Summer Classics 2005


Plan Ahead Ballet Bellevue presents pieces from classical ballets, including “Swan Lake” and “The Four Seasons,” as well as new works, 7:30 p.m. July 30-31, Theatre at Meydenbauer Center, 11100 N.E. Sixth St. Tickets: $10-$22. Reservations: 425-455-1345


Single Parent Family Summer Program


Plan Ahead Dinner at 6 p.m. followed by a 7-8:30 p.m. workshop on how to do once-a-week family cooking; supervised after-dinner swimming and activities for children through sixth grade, Aug. 2, 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


“The Reluctant Dragon”


Plan Ahead A puppet show performance about a peaceful dragon followed by puppet-making, 2 p.m. Aug. 5, Lake Hills Library, 15228 Lake Hills Blvd. Register starting July 29: 425-747-3350


Amazing Arthropods


Plan Ahead Visit with a tarantula and learn about other bugs and spiders; ages 5 and older, 2 p.m. Aug. 2, Lake Hills Library, 15228 Lake Hills Blvd. Register starting July 26: 425-747-3350


Write On! Writing Group


Plan Ahead 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


Bothell


Ballroom Dance


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


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. July 22: Kings of Swing, big band. July 29: Latigo Lace, country. Aug. 5: King Bees of the Bayou, Zydeco. 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. July 22: Paul Fedorowicz. July 29: Jeanette Alexander. Aug. 5: Diego Coy. Information: 425-483-2250 or www.countryvillagebothell.com


Secrets of Wizards


Tues An imaginary trip to the Forbidden Forest for a lesson in potions, 7 p.m. July 26, Bothell Regional Library, 18215 98th Ave. N.E. Information: 425-486-7811


Brothers from Different Mothers


Plan Ahead Off-the-wall comedy, juggling and aerial stunts, 7 p.m. Aug. 2, Bothell Regional Library, 18215 98th Ave. N.E. Information: 425-486-7811


Carnation


Camlann Medieval Faire


Starts Sat Recreated 14th century village fair with jousting, minstrels , craftspeople, gamesand food, 11:30 a.m.-6 p.m. Saturdays-Sundays, July 23-Aug. 28, Camlann Medieval Village, 10320 Kelley Road. Information: 425-788-8624 or www.camlann.org


Carnation Farmer’s Market


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


Kings, Castles and Cockroaches!


Plan Ahead Sir Sound-a-Lot uses props and music to tell stories from the Middle Ages, 2 p.m. July 30, Carnation Library, 4804 Tolt Ave. Information: 425-333-4398


Swil Kanim


Plan Ahead 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


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. July 20: Gideon Freudmann, CelloBop. July 27: Wicked Tinkers, bagpipes and didgeridoos. Aug. 3: Mimi Fox & Greta Matassa, jazz duo. Information: 425-788-2983 or www.cityofduvall.com/dac


Fall City


Camelot”


Ends Sun Classic musical of King Arthur and his knights performed in an outdoor forest setting, 8 p.m. Saturdays; 3 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays, through July 24, Snoqualmie Falls Forest Theater, 36800 S.E. David Powell Rd. Tickets: $6-$16. Information: 425-222-7044 or www.foresttheater.org


“Taming of the Shrew”


Plan Ahead 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, July 30-Sept. 4, Snoqualmie Falls Forest Theater, 36800 S.E. David Powell Rd. Tickets: $6-$16. Information: 425-222-7044 or www.foresttheater.org


Issaquah


Search for Internal Order


Ongoing Abstract pastel and mixed media works by Colette Taber, through July 31, Revolution Gallery, 317 N.W. Gilman Blvd., #26. Gallery hours: 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Monday-Wednesday and Saturdays; 10 a.m.-7 p.m. Thursdays; 10 a.m.-8 p.m. Fridays; 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Sundays. Information: 425-392-4982 or www.revolutiongallery.com


The Princess and the Pea


Thur Snapdragon Puppets presents the story of a lonely prince, a real princess and the pea that loves her, 2 p.m. July 21, Issaquah Library, 10 W. Sunset Way. Tickets available at the reference desk at 1:30 p.m. Information: 425-392-5430


Ruthless!


Starts Fri Kidstage Summer Rep presents a musical spoof about a ruthless eight-year-old determined to win a role in her school musical, 7:30 p.m. Wednesdays-Saturdays; 2 p.m. Sundays, July 22-31, and 11:59 p.m. July 29, Village Theatre First Stage, 120 Front St. N. Tickets: $9-$11. Reservations: 425-392-2202


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. July 26: The Fabulous Wailers, classic rock. Aug. 2: Tracy Alan Moore, Elvis classics. Information: 425-837-3300 or www.ci.issaquah.wa.us/page.asp?navid=736


Kings, Castles and Cockroaches!


Plan Ahead Sir Sound-a-Lot uses props and music to tell stories of the Middle Ages, 7 p.m., July 28, Issaquah Library, 10 W. Sunset Way. Free tickets available at the reference desk at 6:30 p.m. Information: 425-392-5430


Strategy Games Club


Plan Ahead For students in grades 6-12; refreshments, 2:30-4:30 p.m. July 29, Issaquah Library, 10 W. Sunset Way. Information: 425-392-5430 or www.kcls.org/iss/event.cfm


Shakespeare on the Green


Plan Ahead Wooden O Theatre presents “Twelfth Night,” 7 p.m., July 29-30, Issaquah Community Center, 301 Rainier Blvd. S. Information: 206-931-3516 or www.woodeno.org


Wastemobile


Plan Ahead 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


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. July 21: Issa Bagayogo, music from Mali. July 28: Fiamma Fumana, Italian techno-folk. Aug. 4: Janiva Magness, blues. Information: 425-602-3107 or www.ci.kenmore.wa.us


Evening Book Discussion Group


Mon “The Secret Life of Bees” by Sue Monk Kidd, 7 p.m., July 25, Kenmore Library, 18138 73rd Ave. N.E. Aug. 29: “The No.1 Ladies’ Detective Agency” by Alexander McCall Smith. Information: 425-486-8747 or www.kcls.org/kenm/programs.cfm


Concert in the Castle


Plan Ahead Nancy Stewart in a royal celebration with jesters, jewels and dragons, 10:30 a.m. July 27, Kenmore Library, 18138 73rd Ave. N.E. Information: 425-486-8747


Daytime Book Discussion Group


Plan Ahead “Three Junes” by Julie Glass, 1 p.m. Aug. 1, Kenmore Library, 18138 73rd Ave. N.E. Information: 425-486-8747 or www.kcls.org/kenm/programs.cfm


Kirkland


Children & Families Concert Series


Ongoing Family-friendly outdoor performances, 10 a.m. Wednesdays through Aug. 17, Marina Park, 25 Lake Shore Plaza. July 20: The Brian Waite Band. July 27: Valentines Performing Pigs. Aug. 3: Tia! And Tia’s Quacker Tunes. Information: 425-587-3350 or www.ci.kirkland.wa.us


Mother-Daughter Book Club


Wed “Just Ella” by Margaret Peterson Haddix, for daughters ages 12-15, 7 p.m. July 20, Kingsgate Library, 12315 N.E. 143rd St. Information: 425-821-7686


Wednesday Night Live!


Ongoing The theater lobby becomes a cabaret with live entertainment; 21 and older only, 8-10 p.m. most Wednesdays through August, Kirkland Performing Arts Center, 350 Kirkland Ave. Wine and beer available. July 20: Karaoke night; $3. July 27: Wine tasting; $5. Information: 425-893-9900


Evergreen Health Care Auxiliary


Ongoing Volunteers able to commit four or more hours per week are needed to help at the Helping Hearts Thrift Shop, 12033 124th Ave. N.E. Information: 425-899-2275


Mother-Daughter Book Club


Wed Share pizza and your favorite books; for daughters ages 9-12, 6:30-8 p.m. July 20, Kirkland Library, 308 Kirkland Ave. Registration: 425-822-2459


Tim Dooley: Mixed-Product


Ongoing An exhibit of print imagesassembled 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


Teen Science Fiction/Fantasy Book Club


Wed “Warriors of Alavna” by N.M. Browne, 5:30 p.m. July 20, Kingsgate Library, 12315 N.E. 143rd St. Information: 425-821-7686 or www.kcls.org/kings/programs.cfm


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


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 available at the Kirkland Library, 308 Kirkland Ave. July 21: LeRoy Bell, acoustic soul. July 26: Reilly & Maloney, folk. July 28: Geoffrey Castle Band, world rock. Aug. 2: Side Project, pop/rock. Aug. 4: HB Radke and the Jet City Swingers, swing sing-a-long. Information: 425-587-3350 or www.ci.kirkland.wa.us


Books and Beasts of the Middle Ages


Thur Learn about mythical beasts and how to paint them; ages 8 and older, 7 p.m. July 21, Kirkland Library, 308 Kirkland Ave. Registration: 425-822-2459


“A Midsummer Night’s Dream”


Thur-Sat Green Theatre Productions presents a free outdoor performance of Shakespeare’s comedy, 7 p.m. July 21-23, North Kirkland Community Center, 12421 103rd Ave. N.E. Information: 425-587-3350 www.greentheatre.org


Opera Jupiter Band


Sat An eclectic show of rock and jazz music and dance; 8 p.m. July 23, Kirkland Performance Center, 350 Kirkland Ave. Tickets: $12-$20. Reservations: 425-839-9900 or www.kpcenter.org


Teen Concerts


Fri Roundabout, Dating Delilah, From Aphony and Innverveil, 7 p.m. July 23, Kirkland Teen Union Building, 348 Kirkland Ave. Cost: $5. Information: 425-822-3088 or www.ktub.org


Country Dave & the Pickin’ Crew


Sun Classic country tunes of “livin’, lovin’ and losin’,” 7:30 p.m. July 24, Kirkland Performance Center, 350 Kirkland Ave. Tickets: $12-$20. Reservations: 425-839-9900 or www.kpcenter.org


French Conversation Club


Mon All ages and language skill levels welcome, 7-9 p.m. July 25, Kirkland Library, 308 Kirkland Ave. Information: 425-822-2459 or www.kcls.org/kirk/programs.cfm


The Reading Circle Bookclub


Tues “Deafening” by Frances Itani, 7 p.m. July 26, Parkplace Books, 348 Parkplace Center. Aug. 23: “American Pastoral” by Philip Roth 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. July 21: Incendio, Latin guitar/world fusion. July 24: Show Brazil, Brazilian music and dance. July 28: Lois LaFond & the Rockadiles, children’s world music. July 31: Jude Bowerman, funky rock. Aug. 4: Clinton Fearon & the Boogie Brown Band, reggae. Information: 425-236-3545


Shakespeare in the Park


Ongoing Wooden O Theatre presents “Macbeth,” 7 p.m. July 21-30, Luther Burbank Park, 2040 84th Ave. S.E. Information: 206-236-3545


Kings, Castles and Cockroaches!


Plan Ahead Sir Sound-a-Lot uses propsand music to tell stories from the middle ages, 1:30 p.m. July 27, Mercer Island Library, 4400 88th Ave. S.E. Information: 206-236-3537


Newcastle


Concerts in the Park


Ongoing 6:30-8 p.m. Wednesdays through Aug. 24, Lake Boren Park, 10310 S.E. 84th Way. July 20: PYT, pop rock. July 27: Blues Orbiters, blues. Aug. 3: Radio Flyers, rock ‘n’ roll. Information: 425-649-4444 www.ci.newcastle.wa.us


Movies in the Park


Plan Ahead 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


Hercules and the Golden Apple


Tues Last Leaf Theatre presents the story of a hero ordered to fetch a golden apple from the goddess Hera’s private garden, 2 p.m. July 25, North Bend Library, 115 E. Fourth St. Information: 425-888-0554


First Tuesdays Book Group


Plan Ahead “Atlantis Found” by Clive Cussler, 7 p.m. Aug. 2, North Bend Library, 115 E. Fourth St. Information: 425-888-0554 or www.kcls.org/nbend/programs.cfm


Redmond


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. July 20: Pat Wright & the Good Foot Band, funky gospel. July 27: The Nowhere Men, Beatles music. Aug. 3: The Two Scoops Combo, boogie woogie swing. Information: 425-867-0808 or www.redmondtowncenter.com


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. July 20: Mt. Eerie, Thanksgiving and Karl Blau. July 27: Pineapples and Lucas Bischofberger. Aug. 3: Greg Flores and Robin Cutler. Information: 425-556-2370 or www.theoldfirehouse.org


Picnic in the Park Concert Series


Ongoing Family friendly outdoor concerts 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. July 22: Poco and Pure Prairie League. July 28: Jesse Cook. Reservations: 206-628-0888 or www.ticketmaster.com


Old Fire House Concerts


Fri Live music, 8 p.m., Old Fire House Teen Center, 16510 N.E. 79th St. Cost: $6. July 22: Breakneck, Global Genocide, Vs. the World and Severus. July 29: Damien Jurado, Palisades and Sound Stories. Information: 425-556-2389 or www.theoldfirehouse.org


“The Nerd”


Ongoing SecondStory Repertory presents Larry Shue’s comedy about an architect whose efforts to get ahead are sabotaged by a long-lost army buddy, 8:15 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays through July 30 and a 2:15 matinee July 24, SecondStory Repertory, 16587 N.E. 74th St. Tickets: $18-$24. Reservations: 425-881-6777 or www.secondstoryrep.org


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. Information: 425-556-0636 or www.redmondsaturdaymarket.homestead.com


Raspberry and Garlic Celebration


Sat U-pick berries and vegetables featuring a “pick your own salad” event, hay wagon rides, storytelling and refreshments, 10 a.m.-5:30 p.m. July 23, South 47 Farm, 15410 N.E 124th St. Information: 425-869-9777 or www.south47.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. July 24: Ed Hartman and the Olympic Marimba Band, marimba from around the world. July 31: Wooden O Theatre, “Macbeth.” Information: 425-556-2392 or www.redmond.gov


Evening Book Discussion


Plan Ahead “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


Renton


Kidd Valley Family Concert Series


Ongoing 7 p.m. Wednesdays through Aug. 17, Gene Coulon Memorial Beach Park, 1201 Lake Washington Blvd. N. July 20: Sub-Motive, rock. July 27: Craicmore, Celtic music. Aug. 3: The Islanders, reggae. Information: 425-430-6700 or www.ci.renton.wa.us/attract/events.htm


Renton River Days


Wed-Sun Children’s activities, parade, arts and crafts booths, live entertainment, community information booths, chalk art contest and Nibble of Renton, 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Kids’ Day on Wednesday; 10 a.m.-10 p.m. Friday; 9 a.m.-9:30 p.m. Saturday; 10 a.m.-8 p.m. Sunday, July 20-24, Liberty Park, Bronson Way Northeast and Houser Way Northeast. Parking at South Renton Park & Ride, 205 S. Seventh St. Information: 425-430-6528 or www.rentonriverdays.org


“Jack and the Varmints”


Wed Oregon Shadow Theatre gives a shadow puppet performance of this Appalachian fairy tale, 7 p.m. July 20, Fairwood Library, 17009 140th Ave. S.E. Information: 425-223-0522


“Grease”


Ongoingi 20th annual summer teen musical, 8 p.m. Fridays-Saturdays; 2 p.m. Sundays, through July 31, Carco Theatre, 1717 Maple Valley Highway. Tickets: $10-$12. Reservations: 425-430-6751


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. July 23: Total Experience Gospel Choir; “Sky Captain and the World of Tomorrow.” July 30: Lady A & Baby Blues Funk Band; “Bend It Like Beckham.” 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


Books and Beasts of the Middle Ages


Plan Ahead Learn about mythical beasts and how to paint them; ages 8 and older, 11 a.m. July 28, Fairwood Library, 17009 140th Ave. S.E. Register starting July 18: 425-223-0522


Cedar River Wine Fest


Plan Ahead More than 20 Washington wineries and six microbreweries, roasted pig BBQ, food booths and live music, noon-6 p.m. Saturday; noon-5 p.m. Sunday, July 30-31, in the parking lot of the Giant’s Causeway Irish Pub, 201 Williams Ave. S. Cost: $15-$20. Information: 425-687-7989 or www.cedarriverwinefest.com


Best Books for Teens


Plan Ahead 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 and 6 p.m. Aug. 18, Fairwood Library, 17009 140th Ave. S.E. Information: 425-226-0522


Sammamish


Sammamish Book Discussion Group


Wed “Blue Latitudes” by Tony Horwitz, 7 p.m. July 20, Sammamish Library, 825 228th Ave. N.E. Aug. 17: “The Master Butchers Singing Club” by Louise Erdich. Information: 425-836-8793 or www.kcls.org/samm/programs.cfm


Reading is Magic


Wed Two of a Kind performs an interactive concert of songs and reading, 7 p.m. July 20, Sammamish Library, 825 228th Ave. N.E. Information: 425-836-8793


Summer Nights in the Park


Thur 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. July 21: Beat Nervosa, ’80s rock. July 28: Alex Duncan, reggae. Aug. 4: Deluxe Reverbs, classic rock. Information: 425-898-0660 or www.ci.sammamish.wa.us


Kings, Castles and Cockroaches!


Thur Sir Sound-a-Lot uses props and music to tell stories of the Middle Ages, 2 p.m. July 21, Sammamish Library, 825 228th Ave. N.E. Information: 425-836-8793


Shakespeare in the Park


Sat Wooden O Theatre performs “Twelfth Night,” 6:30 p.m. July 23, Pine Lake Park, 2615 228th Ave. S.E. Parking at Discovery Elementary, 2300 228th Ave. S.E. Information: 425-898-0660 or www.ci.sammamish.wa.us


“Jack and the Varmints”


Plan Ahead Oregon Shadow Theatre gives a shadow puppet performance of this Appalachian fairy tale, 2 p.m. July 27, Sammamish Library, 825 228th Ave. N.E. Free tickets available at 1 p.m. Information: 425-836-8793


The Reluctant Dragon


Plan Ahead 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


Snoqualmie


Got Tape?


Sat Celebration of duct tape with trivia, prizes and duct tape projects; for ages 12-18, 2-4 p.m. July 23, Snoqualmie Library, 38580 S.E. River St. Information: 425-888-1223


Woodinville


Reading is Magic


Wed Two of a Kind performs an interactive concert of songs and reading, 10:30 a.m. July 20, Woodinville Library, 17105 Avondale Road N.E. Information: 425-788-0733


Music in the Park


Ongoing 7 p.m. Thursdays through Aug. 4, Cottage Lake Park, Northeast Woodinville-Duvall Road and 188th Avenue Northeast. Parking available across the street. July 21: Stone Road, bluegrass. July 28: Reilly & Maloney, folk duo. Aug. 4: Ain’t No Heaven Seven, jazz. Information: 425-788-5841


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 July 21: Hejira, Middle Eastern music and dance. July 28: Craicmore, Celtic music and stories. Aug. 4: Amauta, Latin music. Information: 425-984-2346 or www.ci.woodinville.wa.us


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. July 23: Farm Fresh Cooking Demo. Information: 206-546-7960 or www.woodinvillefarmersmarket.com


Poetry Reading and Open Mike


Plan Ahead PoetsWest featured readers Barbara Bowen, Jane Alynn Bullis, Ed Mast and Griffith Williams, followed by open mike readings, 7 p.m. July 27, Barnes & Noble Booksellers, 18025 Garden Way N.E. Woodinville Information: 206-682-1268 or www.poetswest.com


Kingsgate/Woodinville Libraries Book Discussion Group


Plan Ahead “A Tree Grows in Brooklyn” by Betty Smith, 10 a.m.-noon. July 30, Woodinville Library, 17105 Avondale Rd. N.E. Information: 425-788-0733 or www.kcls.org/kings/programs.cfm


Compiled by Nyssa Rogers.


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