A detailed, categorized calendar of events all over Seattle and Western Washington, May 20-26, 2016.

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Animal events

Good Stuff Pet Truck dog treats

FRI Free dog treats and sessions with local dog trainer on nationwide tour of dog treat food truck, 4-7 p.m. Friday, Lower Woodland Park, 1000 N. 50th St., Seattle; free (goodstuffpettruck.com/).

Catio Tour

SAT See catios, enclosed outdoor spaces for cats to keep them and wildlife safe, at locations in and around Seattle, noon-4 p.m. Saturday; $10 suggested donation to benefit PAWS (catiotourseattle.com/).


SAT Dog Trot Fun Run, 9:30 a.m., $20-$30; entertainment, Skyhoundz Disc Dog Championships, pony rides, agility area, pet contest, children’s activities, 150 vendors, pet adoptions, exams and other services, food vendors, activities for humans and pets, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday, Game Farm Park, 3030 R St. S.E., Auburn; free (253-931-3043 or auburnwa.gov/things_to_do/community/petpalooza_s_p205.htm?EventMode=View).

Fur Baby Shower

SAT Donations of kitten food, kitty litter and toys requested, shelter tour, educational activities, 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturday, Homeward Pet Adoption Center, 13132 N.E. 177th Place, Woodinville (homewardpet.org).


City of DuPont Parks and Recreation Auction

FRI Entertainment, auction to benefit Off Leash Area and recreation for senior citizens, 6:30 p.m. Friday, Home Course, 2300 Golf Course Road, DuPont; $25-$30 (dupontwa.gov/DocumentCenter/View/1565).

CfC Banquet

SAT Celebration of CfC (Construction for Change) work locally and around the world, 6 p.m. Saturday, Hanger 30, Magnuson Park, 6310 N.E. 74th St., Seattle; $125 (constructionforchange.org/2016-banquet/).

Red Water Trio to Benefit Sherpa Cares

SAT Red Water Trio, all proceeds benefit SherpaCares and Himalayan English Boarding School, 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Hale’s Palladium, 4301 Leary Way N.W., Seattle; $20 (sherpacares.org/seattle).

Wonderland Golf Tournament, Dinner, Auction

SAT Golf, lunch, 10 a.m. Saturday, $150-$190 (eventbrite.com/e/wonderlands-17th-annual-jvh-memorial-golf-tournament-tickets-21068960829); dinner, auction, 6 p.m. Saturday, $70 (eventbrite.com/e/wonderlands-dinner-auction-tickets-21070177468); proceeds benefit families with special-needs children; Golf Club at Echo Falls, 20414 121st Ave. S.E., Snohomish (206-364-3777).

All-Star Softball Classic for United Way of King County

SUN Local sports celebrities play, proceeds benefit United Way, 3 p.m. Sunday, Safeco Field, 1250 First Ave., Seattle; $15, ages 14 and younger free (206-461-3700 or uwkc.org/softball).

Trajectory To Excellence

SUN Seattle Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority Creole brunch, keynote address, honoring Dawn Mason, Dr. Bessie Young, Anthony Shoecraft, 1 p.m. Sunday, Northwest African American Museum, 2300 S. Massachusetts St., Seattle; $60 (eventbrite.com/e/trajectory-to-excellence-tickets-22472857923).

Spirit of Bellevue 12K & 5K

SUN Scenic 12K (7.46 miles) run, 5K (3.1 miles) run/walk, Kid’s Fun Run; Health & Wellness Fair; proceeds support college scholarships by Bellevue Chamber of Commerce and Young Entrepreneurs Academy, 7 a.m. Sunday, Bellevue Downtown Park, 10201 N.E. Fourth St., Bellevue; $15-$45 (425-454-2464 or spiritofbellevuerun.com/wordpress/).

Brains Matter Awareness, Auction & Celebration Luncheon

MAY 26 Stories to hope and inspiration by End Brain Cancer, noon May 26, The Bellevue Club, 11200 S.E. Sixth St., Bellevue; minimum $200 donation requested (EndBrainCancer.org).


Bike Everywhere Day

FRI Cascade Bicycle Club and local partners host dozens of celebration stations along major bike routes in the region, with bike checks, information, souvenirs, snacks, times vary, 6 a.m. Friday (cascade.org/bikeeverywhereday).

Go Redmond Bike Bash

FRI Bike to Work Day event, music, food trucks, bike shops, beer and wine garden, $10 fitted helmets, bike skills clinics, 4-7 p.m. Friday, Redmond Central Connector Trail at Signals, Leary Way and 161st Avenue Northeast, Redmond (goredmond.com/bikebash).

Alki Daze

FRI-SUN Tune up your bike, 6 p.m. Friday, Alki Bike and Board, 2606 California Ave. S.W., ride to Alki for bonfire, 8 p.m. Friday; bicycle race, 3 p.m. Saturday, slow pace bike tour to Alaska Junction, 5 p.m. Saturday; costume bicycle parade, music, 1:30 p.m. Sunday, 63rd Avenue Southwest and Alki Avenue, Seattle (facebook.com/events/1542322959396195/).

Haul Ash

SAT Commemorates the May 18, 1980, eruption of Mount St. Helens with 42-mile round-trip ride along the Burke-Gilman Trail from the Woodinville brewery to Fremont and back, Post Pedal Party; proceeds benefit Hope Heart Institute for research, education and prevention of cardiovascular disease, 10 a.m. Saturday, Redhook Ale Brewery, 14300 N.E. 145th St., Woodinville; $40-$45 (secure.getmeregistered.com/get_information.php?event_id=123709).

Kids Bike Safety Rodeo

SUN Free fitted helmets for kids while supplies last, bike safety checks, safety riding course, scavenger rides, demo bikes, local vendors, music, 9 a.m.-noon Sunday, Issaquah Community Center, 301 Rainier Blvd. S., Issaquah (downtownissaquah.com).


Skandia Dance

FRI Dance workshop, 7:30 p.m., dance to live Scandinavian music, 8:30 p.m. Friday, Cedar Valley Grange, 20526 52nd Ave. W., Lynnwood; $15, kids free (425-954-5262 or skandia-folkdance.org).

Dance with Little Bill and the Blue Notes

SAT All ages, singles and couples welcome, dance lesson, 7:30 p.m., live music 8:30 p.m. Saturday, Swedish Club, 1920 Dexter Ave. N., Seattle; $20 (206-781-1238 or nwdance.net).

Mambo Cadillac

SAT Salsa and Latin jazz band headlines a salsa dance party, dance lesson, 3:30 p.m. Saturday, Artspace Hiawatha Lofts, 843 Hiawatha Place S., Seattle; $10 at the door (206-861-2500 or myworld-df.com).

Nrityalaya Dance

SAT Northwest Folklife hosts classical Indian dance, 6:30 p.m. Saturday, Crossroads Bellevue, 15600 N.E. Eighth St., Bellevue; free (crossroadsbellevue.com).

Pacific Ballroom Dance

SAT Hustle dance class, 7 p.m., dance to recorded music, 8 p.m. Saturday, Pacific Ballroom Dance, 1604 15th St. S.W., #109, Auburn; $10 (425-451-4815 or pacificballroom.org).


Poulsbo Viking Fest

FRI-SUN Viking encampment, food and craft vendors, carnival, entertainment, Friday-Sunday; parade, 2 p.m. Saturday; Poulsbo (vikingfest.org).

A Glimpse of China

SAT Chinese culture and arts festival, visual arts, crafts, traditional dance and music of China, martial arts demonstrations, marketplace of Chinese arts, crafts and apparel, food truck, children’s activities including calligraphy, dance, 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Saturday, Seattle Center Armory, Seattle (206-684-7200 or seattlecenter.com/).

West Seattle Bee Festival

SAT Honey Run, 10 a.m., sign up 9:30 a.m.; costume making, 10 a.m., for kids and pet parade, 11 a.m.; vendor and information fair, plant/seed/garden tool swap, food trucks, music, 11 a.m.-2 p.m.; bee hike demo and bee garden tours, noon Saturday, High Point Commons Park, 6400 Sylvan Way S.W., Seattle (westseattlebeegarden.com/).

Sikhs of Washington Vaisakhi-Khalsa Day

SAT Sikhs of Washington invite all to celebrate with cultural displays, parade, martial arts, food, tours, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday, ShoWare Center, 625 West James St., Kent (206-383-8001).

Bastyr University Herb and Food Fair

SAT Theme “Enlightened Earth: Feeding your mind, body and spirit” cooking demonstrations, food, tours of Medicinal Herb Garden, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday, Bastyr University, 14500 Juanita Drive N.E., Kenmore (bastyrcenter.org/about/events/2016/05/bastyr-university-herb-and-food-fair).

Paine Field Aviation Day

SAT Opening day of Paine Field flying season historic and educational displays, airplane and helicopter rides, food, live music, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday, Historic Flight Foundation, 10719 Bernie Webber Drive, Mukilteo; $10-$15, ages 10 and younger free (425-348-3200 or historicflight.org).

Armed Forces Day Parade

SAT Parade with all branches of the military, police, firefighters, youth organizations, car clubs, 10 a.m. Saturday, downtown Bremerton (bremertonchamber.org/pages/ArmedForcesDayParade/).

University District Street Fair

SAT-SUN Arts and crafts, food vendors, music, 10 a.m.-7 p.m. Saturday, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Sunday, University Way Northeast from Campus Parkway to Northeast 50th Street, Seattle (udistrictstreetfair.org).

Northwest Folklife Festival

PLAN AHEAD Multicultural arts and traditions through music, dance, stories, art, vendors, May 27-30, Seattle Center, Seattle (nwfolklife.org).

Seagull Calling Contest and Wings Cook-Off

PLAN AHEAD Wing contest judging, 10-11 a.m.; wing sales, 11 a.m.-noon; seagull calling contest, 1-2 p.m. May 28, Port Orchard (portorchard.com/pages/SeagullCallingFestival).

Kitsap Harbor Festival

PLAN AHEAD Entertainment, pirates, food and craft vendors, Kid’s Zone, beer garden, 10:30 a.m.-6 p.m. May 28, 10:30 a.m.-5 p.m. May 29, Bremerton Marina (kitsapharborfestival.org).

Food events

UNCF Spring Cooking Series

SAT Learn from local chefs, lunch, supports UNCF in the Northwest for college scholarships; Tarik Abdullah, pop-up cuisines, 11 a.m. Saturday, Bargreen Ellingson Test Kitchen, 3627 First Ave. S., Seattle; $35 (206-292-8859).

Legendary Swirl

SAT Tastes from 30 premium wineries around the world paired with bites, 4:30 p.m. Saturday, El Gaucho, 2505 First Ave., Seattle; $85 by reservation (elgaucho.com/events/legendary-swirl-el-gaucho-seattle/).

Aloha Brewfest

SAT Beer, wine, Hawaiian entertainment and food, noon Saturday, Cascadia College, 18325 Campus Way N.E., Bothell; $15-$40 (alohabrewfest.org).

Pancake Breakfast

SAT Pancakes, eggs, sausage, all ages welcome, proceeds support services at Northshore Senior Center; 8-11 a.m. Saturday, Northshore Senior Center, 10201 E. Riverside Drive, Bothell; $5 (425-487-2441 or northshoreseniorcenter.org).

DeLille Cellars Spring Barrel Tasting

SAT-SUN Barrel tasting, appetizers, music, noon-4 p.m. Saturday-Sunday, DeLille Cellars Production Facility, 12230 N.E. Woodinville Dr., Woodinville; $35 (425-489-0544 or delillecellars.com/).


Container Planting Day

SAT Bring in or buy containers, purchase plants, soil and labor provided to plant container, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday; “How To Build Container Gardens” class, 10 a.m. Saturday, Sunnyside Nursery, 3915 Sunnyside Blvd., Marysville; free (425-334-2002 or sunnysidenursery.net/).

Garden & Grapes

SAT Ciscoe Morris, wine tasting fundraising event, silent auction, 4 p.m. Saturday, Chase Garden, 16015 264th St E, Orting; $50 by reservation (360-893-6739 or chasegarden.org).

Plant Sale, Fall City

SAT Friends of the Fall City Library fundraising plant and book sale, 9 a.m. Saturday, Fall City Library, 33415 S.E. 42nd Place, Fall City (425-222-5951 or kcls.org).


Coal Creek Park Hike

SAT Moderate difficulty, 5 mile hike in park to learn about its history and wildlife, 10 a.m. Saturday, Coal Creek East Trailhead, Newcastle Golf Club Road, Bellevue; free (425-452-4195).


Power of Play

SAT Seattle Independent Game Competition, tournament play for Halo, Rocket League, Seattle Retro Game Expo, 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday, Meydenbauer Center, 11100 N.E. Sixth St., Bellevue; $30 (powerofplay.us/saturday/).

Corvair Reunion

SAT North Cascades Corvairs event open to all Corvairs, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday, Hinton Chevrolet, 8139 Guide Meridian, Lynden; free (360-387-0425 or hemmings.com/events/detail?listing_id=45949).

Seattle Mineral Market

SAT-SUN Trade show, 40 mineral, gemstone and fossil dealers, free mineral specimens for children, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Saturday-Sunday, Lake City Community Center, 12531 28th Ave. N.E., Seattle; free (206-522-9233 or seattlesmineralmarket.com).

Ikebana Exhibition

SAT-SUN Japanese flower arrangements by Ikenobo Ikebana Society, Lake Washington Chapter, 10 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Saturday, 1-4:30 p.m. Sunday, Kirkland Library, 308 Kirkland Ave., Kirkland; free (425-803-3268 or ikenobolakewashingtonchapter.com/).

Mushroom MAYnia

SUN Showcase of mushroom safe cultivation, hunting and harvesting methods, art, recipes and crafts for all ages, sponsored by Puget Sound Mycological Society; 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Sunday, Center for Urban Horticulture, 3501 N.E. 41st St., Seattle; $3-$5 (psms.org/mMaynia.php).

Museum events

Helicopter Airshow

SAT American Heroes Airshow, the role of helicopters in law enforcement, fire service, public safety, communications and national defense with fly-in, displays, presentations, entertainment, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday, east parking lot, Museum of Flight, 9404 E. Marginal Way S., Seattle; $13-$23 (206-764-5700 or museumofflight.org).

Wing Luke Museum Family Fun Day

SAT Story times, arts and crafts activities, 11 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Saturday; movie “Maya the Bee,” 1 p.m.; BioBlitz activities to learn about local pollinators in the Danny Woo Garden; Wing Luke Museum of the Asian Pacific American Experience, 719 S. King St., Seattle; free admission (206-623-5124 or wingluke.org/).

Birds of the Duwamish River Valley

SAT Talk followed by walk along the river to learn about local birds, 1-3 p.m. Saturday, Duwamish Longhouse & Cultural Center, 4705 W. Marginal Way S.W., Seattle; free (facebook.com/events/126199337793839/126199351127171/).

Living Voices: Within the Silence

SAT Living Voices theatrical performances; effects of 1942 Executive Order 9066 that imprisoned thousands of American families because of racism, through the eyes of one Japanese American family as they fight to stay together and sustain faith in the country they love, 2 p.m. Saturday, Museum of History & Industry (MOHAI), 860 Terry Ave. N., Seattle; $13.95-$19.95, ages 14 and younger free (206-324-1126 or mohai.org/).

Family STEM Day — Science to Go

SAT Design, build, tinker, and learn together as you explore the world of automobiles and its relation to science, technology, engineering, and math, for adult and child or grandchild, 11 a.m. Saturday, LeMay–America’s Car Museum, 2702 East D St., Tacoma; $8-$16, ages 5 and younger free (253-779-8490 or americascarmuseum.org/).

Paine Field Aviation Day at FHC

SAT Flying Heritage Collection’s aircraft take to the skies, Cascade Warbirds also scheduled to fly, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday, Flying Heritage Collection, 3407 109th St. S.W., Everett; $10 (877-342-3404 or flyingheritage.com).

Queen Victoria’s Birthday

SAT Relive the 19th century celebrations of Queen Victoria’s birthday, with bagpipes, musket volley, cannon salute, Fort’s ladies and gentlemen in their finest 1850s fashions, 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday, Fort Nisqually Living History Museum, 5400 N. Pearl St., Tacoma; $5-$8, ages 4 and younger free (253-591-5339 or metroparkstacoma.org/fort-events-exhibits/).

Star Trek: Exploring New Worlds

SAT-SUN Exhibit opening Saturday celebrates the 50th anniversary of the franchise with 100 artifacts, set pieces and props from the television series, spinoffs and film and the impact of Star Trek on culture, society, arts and technology, with transporter simulator and other interactive photo and video opportunities, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday-May 26, 10 a.m.-7 p.m. daily May 27-Sept. 5, on display through Feb. 27, 2017, $21-$30; Star Trek Landing Party opening event, 7:30 p.m. Friday, $22-$36, sold out; Brent Spiner (Data) and Denise Crosby (Tasha Yar) of Star Trek: The Next Generation autograph and photo sessions (with fees), craft activities and command chair photo op, 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday; movie “Trekkies” screening and Q&A with Denise Crosby, 4:30 p.m. Saturday, included with museum admission; screening “Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan” with photo op, trivia, food specials, 7:30 p.m. Sunday, $10-$12; EMP Museum, 325 Fifth Ave. N., Seattle (206-770-2700 or empmuseum.org).

Park events

Owl Prowl

FRI Learn about local owls, night hike to listen for owls and other nocturnal wildlife, bring a flashlight or headlamp, for ages 5+, 7:30 p.m. Friday, Lewis Creek Park and Visitor Center, 5808 Lakemont Blvd. S.E., Bellevue; $5-$6, preregistration required, course # 106572 (425-452-4195 or myparksandrecreation.com).

Bird tour

SAT Guided walk to learn about park birds, for adults and ages 8 and older; 8 a.m. Saturday, Discovery Park, 3801 W. Government Way, Seattle; $3, preregister (206-386-4237 or seattle.gov/parks).

Owl Prowl

SAT Learn about local owls, 2-mile night hike, for ages 10 to adult, 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Seward Park Audubon Center, 5902 Lake Washington Boulevard S., Seattle; $10 preregister (brownpapertickets.com/event/2530382).

Habitat Stewardship

SAT Types of animal habitats in Mercer Slough and how we can be better habitat stewards, 2 p.m. Saturday, Mercer Slough Environmental Education Center, 1625 118th Ave. S.E., Bellevue; free, preregister (425-452-2565 or myparksandrecreation.com).

Wild Waves & Enchanted Village

SAT-SUN Enchanted Village rides only, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Saturday-Sunday, $9.99; water park opens May 28-30; 36201 Enchanted Parkway S., Federal Way (253-661-8000 or wildwaves.com).

Arboretum Walk

SUN Casual, 90-minute walk with “Flower Power” theme, 1 p.m. Sunday, Graham Visitor Center, 2300 Arboretum Dr. East, Seattle; free (206-543-8800 or uwbotanicgardens.org).

Beach Naturalists

MON-TUE Seattle Aquarium naturalists share their knowledge exploring marine plants and animals at low tide, for all ages; drop-in 10 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Monday-Tuesday; Carkeek Park, Golden Gardens, South Alki and Lincoln Park, Seattle; Richmond Beach, Shoreline; Seahurst Park, Burien; Saltwater State Park, Des Moines; free (seattleaquarium.org/beach-naturalist).

Botany Walk, Bridle Trails State Park

PLAN AHEAD Botanist Clay Antieau, president of the Washington Native Plant Society, leads walk to identify plants, 9 a.m. May 28, Bridle Trails State Park, Kirkland; preregister (425-827-6595 or bridletrails.org).


XPLORE Seattle Urban Adventure Race

SAT Team-based adventure race through the city for athletes and all ability levels, travel on foot or use public transit to race to various locations around the city, noon Saturday, Seattle; $25-$55 (atnd.it/48021-0).

Aviation Day 5K

SAT 5k run/walk to kick off Paine Field Aviation Day celebration, run near airstrip with planes landing and taking off, 8:30 a.m. Saturday, Historic Flight Foundation, 10719 Bernie Webber Drive, Mukilteo; $35-$45 (425-348-3200 or aviationday5k.com/).

Heroes For Health Family 5K

SAT Walk or run, adults, children, and dogs welcome, 10 a.m. Saturday, HealthPoint, 10414 Beardslee Blvd., Bothell; $25 (healthpointfamily5k.org).


Madrona Farmers Market

FRI Opening day of the season, local produce and locally sourced foods, 3-7 p.m. Fridays, Grocery Outlet parking lot, 1126 Martin Luther King Jr. Way, Seattle (sfmamarkets.com/).

Friends of Newcastle Library Book Sale

FRI-SAT Thousands of books and media, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Friday, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday, Newcastle Library, 12901 Newcastle Way, Newcastle (425-255-0111 or kcls.org).

Maple Valley Library Guild Spring Book Sale

FRI-SAT Used books, DVDs and CDs at bargain prices to benefit library programs, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Friday, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday, Maple Valley Library, 21844 S.E. 248th St., Maple Valley (425-432-4620 or kcls.org).

Phinney/Greenwood Garage Sale Day

SAT More than 100 yard sales around the neighborhood, flea market, plant swap, Goodwill donation and electronics recycling at Phinney Center, 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday, Phinney Neighborhood Center, 6532 Phinney Ave. N., Seattle (206-783-2244 or phinneycenter.org).

Charity Wedding Dress Sale

SAT-SUN Sale of hundreds of wedding dresses in all sizes, starting at $150, average price $500, most new; discounted bridal accessories available, 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday-Sunday, Motif Seattle, 1415 Fifth Ave., Seattle; free (bridesforacause.com/road_show/seattle/).

Special interest

New White Center Library Opening

SAT Celebration for all ages, ribbon cutting, 9:30 a.m., library opens 10 a.m. Saturday, 1409 S.W. 107th St., Seattle (425-369-3478 or kcls.org).

Free ride Thursday, First Hill Streetcar

MAY 26 Ride the First Hill Streetcar free May 26, with Swedish Medical and Seattle University plaza celebration of the streetcar with hot dogs, Popsicles, live performances and more, 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. at the Broadway and Marion Street streetcar stop, Seattle (seattlestreetcar.org/default.htm).


Quiet Water: Watershed Wetlands Tour

SAT Journey includes meadow, wetland, forested bog, by multipassenger vans and hike for physically fit participants, 9 a.m. Saturday, Cedar River Watershed Education Center, North Bend; $15, preregister (206-733-9421 or seattle.gov/util/EnvironmentConservation/OurWatersheds/CedarRiverWatershed/ProgramsTours/index.htm).

Travel events

Travel seminars

SAT Packing like a savvy traveler, 10 a.m. Saturday, Savvy Traveler, 112 Fifth Ave. S., Edmonds; $5 (425-744-6076 or savvytravelerstore.com).


Play Guitar in a Day

SAT Bring your own acoustic guitar, learn basic chords and patterns, play familiar songs, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday, University of Washington, Seattle; $85 plus $30 materials fee (depts.washington.edu/asuwxpcl/courses/course.php?id=65)