A detailed, categorized calendar of events all over Seattle and Western Washington, Sept. 9-15, 2016.

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Animal events

Pooch Plunge

FRI-SAT Dogs only in the pool and lazy river, 4 and 5 p.m. Friday; 9, 10, 11 a.m., noon and 1 p.m. Saturday, Henry Moses Aquatic Center, 1719 S.E. Maple Valley Highway, Renton; $10, preregistration available, space limited (rentonwa.gov/uploadedFiles/Living/CS/REC/Summer%20Splash.PDF).

Seattle Humane adoption discounts

FRI-SEPT. 12 Adoption fee discounts, Hometown Pride Seahawks home opener, $12 off adoption fees for anyone dressed in blue and green, Friday-Sunday; Seattle Humane’s Birthday Week, $25 off all adoption fees, Monday-Sept. 18; 11 a.m.-8 p.m. Thursdays-Saturdays, 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Sundays-Wednesdays, Seattle Humane Society, 13212 S.E. Eastgate Way, Bellevue (425-641-0080 or seattlehumane.org).

City of DuPont Off Leash Area Grand Opening and Seahawks Rally

SAT Grand opening of DuPont new off leash area and Seahawks celebration and rally, pet vendors, food, raffle, children’s activities, noon Saturday, DuPont Powderworks Park, 1775 Bob’s Hollow Lane, DuPont (253-312-3273 or visitdupont.com).


Bob’s Bowl-A-Rama

FRI Bowling, beer, raffle prizes benefiting Seattle Ronald McDonald House, for all ages, 7 p.m. Friday, West Seattle Bowl, 4505 39th Ave. S.W., Seattle; $200 /team includes shoe rental, 3 hours of bowling, beer for 8 people (206-932-3731 or rmhcseattle.org/events/bobs-bowl-rama/).

Walk to End Lupus Now

SAT All-ages 5k walk to raise money for lupus research, 9:45 a.m. Saturday, check-in 8:30 a.m., Seattle Center, Seattle; suggested fundraising goal $250 (877-774-2992 or walktoendlupusnow.org/seattle).

Hops and Crops Music and Beer Festival

SAT Music performances, craft beer and ciders, farm exhibits, games, food vendors, activities for dogs; ages 21 and older only; proceeds benefit White River Valley Museum educational programming at Mary Olson Farm, noon-6 p.m. Saturday, Mary Olson Farm, 28728 Green River Road, Auburn; $20 includes 5 tasting tokens, $10/designated driver (brownpapertickets.com/event/2569905).

Golf Tournament Benefiting Cancer Research

SAT Sydney Coxon Memorial Golf Tournament to support pediatric brain tumor research at Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center and Seattle Children’s Hospital Research Institute, noon Saturday, Legion Memorial Golf Course, Everett; $60/dinner only, $130/golfing and dinner (206-290-3337 or sydneycoxonmemorial.org).

Kingston Kiwanis Salmon Slam

SAT Grilled salmon, line dancing, music, salmon available for sale, raffle; proceeds benefit programs for local children, 5 p.m. Saturday, Kingston Community Center, 26159 Dulay Rd. N.E., Kingston; $20 (facebook.com/events/151518378590353/).

Wyatt Wilson Ride

SUN Motorcyclists ride to Mountain Mud Dam Park to honor the memory of childhood cancer patient, proceeds benefit Ronald McDonald House Seattle, 10 a.m. Sunday, Eastside Harley-Davidson, 13131 N.E. 20th, Bellevue; $30 (rmhcseattle.org/wyatt).

United Way Breakfast

TUE Learn about United Way programs, theme “Reconnecting Youth: Put Education Back Into Play,” 7 a.m. Tuesday, Safeco Field, 1250 First Ave., Seattle; $150 (uwkc.org/events/annual-breakfast/).

Discover the Past Issaquah Carnival

WED Issaquah History Museums fundraising event with entertainment, speakers, food, drinks, auction, 6 p.m. Wednesday, Pickering Barn, 1730 10th Ave. N.W., Issaquah; $60 (issaquahhistory.org).

West Seattle Food Bank “A Grand Affair”

PLAN AHEAD Roaring Twenties themed music, gaming, wine, beer, snacks, whiskey tasting, auction, cocktail attire or era costumes; proceeds benefit West Seattle Food Bank, 6 p.m. Sept. 16, Westland Distillery, 2931 First Ave. S, Seattle; $65-$75 (206-932-9023 or westseattlefoodbank.org).

Free to Breathe 5K Run/Walk and 1-Mile Walk

PLAN AHEAD 5K run/walk or 1-mile walk, proceeds support Free to Breathe lung cancer research and advocacy organization, 7:30 a.m. Sept. 17, Wright Park, Tacoma; $15-$35 (freetobreathe.org/pugetsound).

Hospitality House Walk for the Women

PLAN AHEAD Easy 2-mile walk for walkers of all ages and well-behaved dogs, Burien Health Fair activities and entertainment, 10 a.m. Sept. 17, Burien Town Square Park, Burien; $20-$25 (hospitalityhousesouthking.org/event/walk-for-the-women-2016).


Bicycle Sunday

SUN Scenic boulevard for biking and walking, closed to motorized vehicles, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Sunday, Lake Washington Boulevard from Mount Baker Beach to Seward Park, Seattle (seattle.gov/parks/bicyclesunday).


Puget Sound Bird Fest

FRI-SUN Bird walks and other activities Friday-Sunday, preregister; Birder Central speakers, exhibits and educational activities for children and adult, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday, Frances Anderson Center, 700 Main St., Edmonds; fees and reservations required for some activities (425-771-0227 or pugetsoundbirdfest.org/).

Return of the Vaux’s Swifts

SAT One of the largest congregations of Vaux’s Swifts in North America squeeze themselves into a 31-foot-tall chimney during their southern migration, thousands of birds expected, with nature education displays, children’s games crafts, information; bring a blanket or folding chair; spaghetti dinner and snacks available, proceeds benefit swifts research, 4 p.m. to dusk, 4 p.m. Saturday, Wagner Center, 639 W. Main St., Monroe (pilchuckaudubon.org/index.cfm?fuseaction=page&pageid=271&sectionid=140).


Port Townsend Wooden Boat Festival

FRI-SUN Music, kids’ activities, 250 wooden vessels on display, speakers, wine bar, saloon, maritime and arts and crafts vendors, tall ships, outdoor dances Friday and Saturday nights, 9 a.m.-midnight Friday-Saturday, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Sunday, Northwest Maritime Center, 431 Water St., Port Townsend; $17, discounts for students, seniors, military (nwmaritime.org/events/wooden-boat-festival).

Lake Union Boats Afloat Show

WED-SEPT. 18 Floating show of boats of all kinds, sport boats, sailboats, yachts and more, free power and sail boat rides, sailing lessons, toy boat building for kids, 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Sept. 14-16, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Sept. 17-18, Lake Union Park, 860 Terry Ave. N., Seattle; $5-$12, free for ages 12 and younger (boatsafloatshow.com).


Friday dance

SAT East Coast Swing dance lesson, 7 p.m.; dance to a variety of music with DJ, 8-11 p.m. Friday, Rockin’ Horse Dance Barn, 11820 150th Ave. S.E., Renton; $10-$12 (learn2dance4fun.com).

Thriller rehearsals

SUN First in a series of two-hour rehearsal sessions to learn Michael Jackson’s Thriller dance to join in the Thrill The World performance Oct. 29, 4 p.m. Sunday, Artspace Hiawatha Lofts, 843 Hiawatha Place S., Seattle; free, donations for charity collected (meetup.com/seattlethrillers).


Newcastle Days

FRI-SAT “Broadway at Boren, Singing Under the Stars” show, 7-8:30 p.m. Friday; parade, 11 a.m. Saturday, petting zoo, pony rides, historical displays, vendors, car show, 11 a.m.-7 p.m. Saturday, Lake Boren Park, Southeast 84th Avenue and Coal Creek Parkway Southeast, Newcastle (www.ci.newcastle.wa.us).

San Genarro Festival

FRI-SUN Italian street fair with authentic Italian food, beer and wine garden, kids’ activities, cooking demonstrations, named to honor St. Gennaro, the Patron Saint of Naples; 6-10 p.m. Friday, 10 a.m.-10 p.m. Saturday, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Sunday; 1225 S. Angelo St., Seattle (sangennarofestivalseattle.org).

Muk Fest

FRI-SUN Arts and crafts marketplace, 3-7 p.m. Friday, 11 a.m.-7 p.m. Saturday, 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Sunday; Avenue of Food vendors, 3-10 p.m. Friday, 11 a.m.-10 p.m. Saturday, 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Sunday; beer garden with music, 5 p.m.-midnight Friday-Saturday, $5/cover charge, Friday only, free for military and first responders with ID and anyone wearing Seattle pro-sports team gear; children’s parade and grand parade, 10:30 a.m. Saturday, Mukilteo Lighthouse Park, 609 Front St., Mukilteo (425-353-5516 or mukilteolighthousefestival.com).

Washington State Fair

FRI-SEPT. 25 Concerts, carnival rides, 4-H animals and displays including draft horse demonstrations, Piglet Palace, Fair Farm, vendors, food, Timber Gulch pioneer town, Beer Haven with 60 taps of local craft beer, live music on weekends, Discover the Dinosaurs exhibit ($6 person), 10 a.m.-10 p.m. Fridays, 9 a.m.-10 p.m. Saturdays, 9 a.m.-9 p.m. Sundays, 10 a.m.-9 p.m. Mondays, Wednesdays, Thursdays through Sept. 25, closed Tuesdays; fireworks spectacular, 10 p.m. Fridays; animal events, Animals of the World exotic animal display, through Monday; Superheroes Headquarters, Batman and Wonder Woman, through Monday, Superman and Supergirl, Sept. 14-19; Rodeo Weekend Western Rodeo Parade and Cattle Drive, 10 a.m. Friday, through Puyallup on Meridian Street to the fairgrounds; rodeo performances, 1 p.m. Sept. Friday, Saturday, Sunday; Washington State Fair Events Center, 110 Ninth Ave. S.W., Puyallup; $9-$12.50; free admission with donation of school supplies, 10 a.m.-noon Friday; free admission for active, retired, reserve military and their dependents Sept. 12 (253-841-5045 or thefair.com).

Thai Festival

SAT Celebrate Thai culture with traditional Thai food, performances, gift shop, souvenirs, activities for all ages, 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday, North Seattle College, 9600 College Way N., Seattle (facebook.com/ThaiFestivalSeattle).

Fair on 44th

SAT Block Party, touch-a-truck on-site fire trucks, ambulances, police vehicles, bus, tow trucks; climbing wall, health screenings, food trucks, document shredding, safety demos, kids’ bicycle rodeo and other activities, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday, 44th Avenue West between 188th Street Southwest and 194th Street Southwest, Lynnwood (lynnwoodwa.gov/fairon44).

Arts-a-Glow Lantern Festival

SAT Lantern art and performers, lantern making, food vendors, tea and treats, 5 p.m. Saturday, Dottie Harper Park, Fourth Avenue Southwest and Southwest 146th Street, Burien (206-988-3700 or burienwa.gov/glow).

Skagit River Salmon Festival

SAT Celebrate the Skagit River and return of the salmon, youth activities, artists, recreational and educational displays, food vendors, “Hunters of the Sky” raptor shows, live music, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Saturday, Swinomish Casino, 12885 Casino Drive, Anacortes (360-542-7912 or skagitriverfest.org).

Seattle Design Festival Block Party

SAT-SUN Street fair to kick off the two-week Seattle Design Festival (Sept. 10-23) with large-scale design installations, performances, design activities centered on the Festival’s 2016 theme, Design Change, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday-Sunday, Occidental Park, Occidental Avenue South and South Main Street, Seattle (206-448-4938 or designinpublic.org/event/block-party).

Live Aloha Hawaiian Cultural Festival

SUN Music and hula performances, visual arts, Hawaiian cuisine, activities including fresh flower lei workshops, genealogy, slack key guitar and ukulele workshops, 11 a.m.-7 p.m. Sunday, Seattle Center, Seattle (206-684-7200 or seattlelivealohafestival.com).

Seattle Fiestas Patrias

PLAN AHEAD Celebrating the independence of Latin American countries, cooking demonstrations, marketplace of foods from Mexico, Columbia and El Salvador, performances of folkloric dances and traditional music from several Latin American countries, dance workshops and demonstrations, participatory dancing, art exhibit, noon-11 p.m. Sept. 17, noon-6 p.m. Sept. 18, Seattle Center Armory and Fisher Pavilion, Seattle; and parade, music, children’s activities, health fair, food, 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Sept. 17, South Park Community Center, Seattle (206-684-7200 or seattlecenter.com or seattlefiestaspatrias.org).

Food events

Korean BBQ Cook-Off

SAT Team cook-off, 4-7 p.m. Saturday, Seward Park, 5902 Lake Washington Blvd. S., Seattle; day of event tasting tickets $15, $5/ages 7-12 (facebook.com/events/1071756382903406).

Food Literacy Month Food Fair

SAT Speakers, cooking demonstrations, local chefs celebrating food activism, food education and food literacy, 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday, Seattle Central Library, 1000 Fourth Ave., Seattle (206-386-4636).

Sweet Week

MON-SEPT. 18 Bakeries, ice cream shops, chocolatiers and pastry chefs offer $5 bites and samplers to share at several shops around Seattle Sept. 12-18 (sweetweekseattle.com).

Seattle Center Happy Hour

SEPT. 15 DJ with music, specialty cocktails, board and card games, food and drink specials, raffle, ages 21 and older only, 5-8 p.m. Sept. 15, Seattle Center Armory, Seattle; free (seattlecenter.com/happyhour).


FallAbundance Plant Sale

SAT Trees, shrubs, perennials, and ground covers, proceeds benefit Washington Park Arboretum, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday, Graham Visitor Center, 2300 Arboretum Dr. East, Seattle (206-325-4510 or arboretumfoundation.org/events/fallabundance-plant-sale).

Seattle Audubon Fall Plant Sale

SAT Native and animal-friendly plants for sale from local growers and nurseries, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday, Seattle Audubon Nature Shop, 8050 35th Ave. N.E., Seattle (206-523-4483 or seattleaudubon.org).

Kubota Garden Fall Plant Sale

SAT Perennials, grasses, deciduous and evergreen shrubs and trees including Japanese Maples, dwarf conifers and container plants, expert advice for selection and plant care; proceeds benefiting the garden; 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturday, Kubota Garden Nursery, 9817 55th Ave. S., Seattle (kubotagarden.org).

Harvest Festival

SAT Plant sale with Master Gardeners to help you find the best plant for your garden conditions, demonstration on seed saving, activities for kids, 10 a.m.-noon Saturday, Master Gardener Demonstration Garden, 15416 S.E. 16th St., Bellevue (425-485-5942).

Odd Plant Show and Sale

SAT-SUN Cascade Cactus and Succulent Society show and sale, information, 9 a.m.-6 p.m. Saturday, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Sunday, Sky Nursery, 18528 Aurora Ave. N., Shoreline (206-546-4851 or skynursery.com).

Snohomish Garden Club

MON Lecture “Clematis Made Easy,” 7 p.m. Monday, Snohomish Senior Center, 506 Fourth St., Snohomish (snohomishgardenclub.com).


Bainbridge Quilt Festival

SAT Outdoor display of all styles of quilts on Winslow Way, quilts for sale, demonstrations, Farmers Market, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday, Bainbridge Island (bainbridgequiltfestival.com).

Redmond’s Poultry Past

SAT Redmond Historical Society meeting with speaker on local farming history, 10:30 a.m. Saturday, Old Redmond Schoolhouse, 16600 N.E. 80th St., Redmond; free (425-885-2919 orredmondhistoricalsociety.org/RHS/index.php).

Meeker Mansion Psychic Fair

SAT Discover your future or uncover your past, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday, Meeker Mansion, 312 Spring St., Puyallup; $5/admission, psychic readers’ fees vary (253-848-1770 or meekermansion.org).

Family history research

MON Introduction to family history research and local resources, library electronic databases and internet resources, 2:30 p.m. Monday, Seattle Central Library, 1000 Fourth Ave., Seattle; free, preregister, ask for genealogy desk (206-386-4636).

Outdoor Yoga

WED Outdoor yoga, weather permitting, bring blanket or towel, northwest lawn behind Seattle Asian Art Museum, 8:30 a.m. Wednesday, Volunteer Park, 1247 15th Ave. E., Seattle; free (volunteerparktrust.org/events/).

Seattle Mini Maker Faire

PLAN AHEAD Exhibits, activities, demonstrations, performances and talk that blend art, engineering, science and technology for all ages, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Sept. 17, EMP Museum, 325 Fifth Ave. N., Seattle; $9-$21, EMP admission not included (makerfaireseattle.com).

Museum events

The Art of the Brick

FRI-SUN Last weekend of exhibit of more than 100 pieces of art created by LEGO bricks, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Friday-Sunday; Build-It Day competition, building an elevator that can carry weight Saturday, Pacific Science Center, 200 Second Ave. N, Seattle; exhibit $7-$9 in addition to $11.75-$19.75 admission (206-443-2001 or pacificsciencecenter.org).

Toys Family Day

SAT Celebrate “Toys of the ’50s, ’60s and ’70s,” live music, craft activities, giant toys and games, interactive all-ages show with Harmonica Pocket, 10 a.m. Saturday, Museum of History & Industry (MOHAI), 860 Terry Ave. N., Seattle; $15.95-$20, ages 14 and younger free (206-324-1126 or bit.ly/29Efqpr).

Summer Ender Fender Bender

SAT Car show, food trucks, beer garden, live music, RC car racing, “test drive” the latest models of Fender guitars, 3-6 p.m. Saturday; vintage fire truck display Saturday-Sunday, LeMay — America’s Car Museum, 2702 East D St., Tacoma; $15-$25 (253-779-8490 or americascarmuseum.org).

Vietnam Day at FHC

SAT Bringing the 1960s back to life with displays, kids activities, food vendors, 60s cover band, unveiling of FHC’s newest artifact, costume contest of 1960s attire, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday, Flying Heritage Collection, 3407 109th St. S.W., Everett; $10-$14; free admission for veterans (877-342-3404 or flyingheritage.com).

Grandparents Grand Excursion

SAT-SUN Grandparent rides free accompanied by a paying grandchild of any age on vintage train rides through the Cascade foothills, 11 a.m. Saturday-Sunday, Northwest Railway Museum, 38625 S.E. King St., Snoqualmie; $10-$18 (425-888-3030 or trainmuseum.org).

Crafts of the Past, Fort Nisqually

SAT-SUN Demonstrations and displays of crafts of the 1800s, 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday-Sunday, Fort Nisqually Living History Museum, 5400 N. Pearl St., Tacoma; $4-$7, ages 4 and younger free (253-591-5339 or metroparkstacoma.org/fort-nisqually-living-history-museum).

Grandparents Day, Seattle Children’s Museum

SUN Free admission for grandparents with their families, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Sunday, Seattle Children’s Museum, Seattle Center Armory, Seattle; regular admission $8.25-$9.25 (206-441-1768 or thechildrensmuseum.org).

MOHAI Fashion Lecture: In Search of Seattle Style

TUE Fashion of the past and today, Seattle’s relationship with fashion exploration with MOHAI clothing and textiles specialist, 7 p.m. Tuesday, Museum of History & Industry (MOHAI), 860 Terry Ave. N., Seattle; $10-$12 (bit.ly/2b0KDSz).

Toys Take Over Amazon

WED MOHAI oversized games, snacks, and learn more about the Toys of the ’50s, ’60s and ’70s exhibit, 3-6 p.m. Wednesday, Van Vorst Plaza, Amazon campus, 426 Terry Ave. N., Seattle; free (206-324-1126 or mohai.org/visit-us/mohai-calendar/eventdetail/1357/-/toys-take-over-amazon).

History Café: The Archaeology of Early Seattle

SEPT. 15 History of a block near today’s Pike Place Market once held the remains of a 19th century shantytown, archaeological work studying the remnants of the squatters and railroad workers who lived here, 6:30 p.m. Sept. 15, Museum of History & Industry (MOHAI), 860 Terry Ave. N., Seattle; free (mohai.org/visit-us/mohai-calendar/eventdetail/1359/-/history-cafe-archaeology-of-early-seattle-near-pike-place-market-and-the-seattle-train-tunnel).

Bug Blast

PLAN AHEAD Thousands of bug specimens, live bugs, spiders, bees, activities for all ages, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Sept. 18, Burke Museum of Natural History and Culture, University of Washington, Seattle; $7.50-$10, ages 4 and younger free (206-543-5590 or burkemuseum.org/calendar/bug-blast).

Park events

Owl Prowl

FRI Learn about owls, 2 mile night hike to find them; for ages 10 and older, 7:30 p.m. Friday, Seward Park Audubon Center, 5902 Lake Washington Boulevard S., Seattle; $10, preregister (brownpapertickets.com/event/2580122).

Camp Long Mountain Festival

SAT Rock climbing, rappelling, arts and crafts, nature programs, falconry, Camp Long Challenge Course, 11 a.m.-5 p.m.; commemorative flag ceremony to celebrate Camp Long’s 75th anniversary, 1:30 p.m., Camp Long, 5200 35th Ave. S.W., Seattle; free; space limited for climbing and ropes course, early arrival and sign up suggested (206-684-7415).

Planetarium Show “Hidden Hubbles”

SAT Amazing images from the Hubble Space Telescope, if the sky is clear, astronomers share telescopes for star gazing afterward, 7:30 p.m. Saturday; Create-a-Comet Kids Shows, 5-7 p.m.; Ritchie Observatory, Battle Point Park, 11299 Arrow Point Drive N.E., Bainbridge Island; $2 (206-842-9152 or bpastro.org).

Arboretum walk

SUN Walking tour focusing on fruits, nuts, cones and seed pods, 1-2:30 p.m. Sunday, Graham Visitor Center, 2300 Arboretum Dr. East, Seattle; free, no registration necessary (206-543-8800 or uwbotanicgardens.org).

Respect for Elders Day

MON Free admission for ages 65 and older, 10 a.m.-7 p.m. Monday, Seattle Japanese Garden, 1075 Lake Washington Blvd. E., Seattle (206-684-4725 or seattlejapanesegarden.org).

Moonwalk and Salmon Bake

PLAN AHEAD Salmon dinner, historical stories, walk down Sequalitchew Creek Trail, 6 p.m. Sept. 16, DuPont City Hall, 1700 Civic Dr., DuPont; $6-$14 (253-964-8121 or dupontwagov.seamlessdocs.com/f/Moonwalk2016).


Tet Nhi Dong Children’s Moonlight Festival

SUN Mid-Autumn Festival Vietnamese tradition for children, story telling, mooncakes sweet treat, children’s lantern parade led by a lion dance, 3 p.m. Sunday, Vietnamese Cultural Center, 2234 S.W. Orchard St, Seattle; free (323-302-1923 or seattle.gov/event-calendar?trumbaEmbed=view%3devent%26eventid%3d120390261).

Edmonds Community College 50th Anniversary Event

PLAN AHEAD Edmonds Community College commemorates its 50-year commitment to student success with live music through the decades, food trucks; 4-9 p.m. Sept. 16, EdCC Triton Field, Edmonds Community College, 20000 68th Ave. W., Lynnwood (edcc.edu/50).

Japanese Fashion Show

PLAN AHEAD Innovative designs by fashion students from Tokyo, 1 and 3 p.m. Sept. 18, Broadway Performance Hall, 1625 Broadway, Seattle Central College, Seattle; free, by reservation (facebook.com/USA-InternationalInc-Homestay-company-1630759853808391).


PNA Book Exchange

SAT Exchange gently used cookbooks, children’s books, mysteries, sci-fi and fantasy books or purchase for $1-$2, 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday, Phinney Neighborhood Center, 6532 Phinney Ave. N., Seattle (206-783-2244 or phinneycenter.org/events/bookxchange.html).

Shoreline-Lake Forest Park Shop Hop

SAT Tour of three locally owned, art-focused shops with wine tastings, artist demos, 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Saturday, The Gallery at Towne Centre, 17171 Bothell Way N.E., Lake Forest Park; free (shorelinearts.net/shop-hop).

Special interest

Greenwood Rising Phoenix Party

FRI Celebrate Greenwood’s recovery from the gas explosion that damaged businesses and homes; music, art, activities for all ages, food truck, 6 p.m. Friday, empty lot at 8409-8415 Greenwood Avenue North, Seattle; free (206-783-2244 or phinneycenter.org/greenwoodrelief).

Millennial Weekend Seattle

SEPT. 15-16 Millennial TownHall exploring the impact of the largest generation alive, 6-9 p.m. Sept. 15, Impact Hub, 220 Second Ave., free; StartUp Lounge for innovators and entrepreneurs, 5:30-8:30 p.m. Sept. 16, Sole Repair Shop, 1001 E. Pike St., $10; preregister (mwseattle.eventbrite.com).

ZombieFest Northwest Disaster Preparedness

PLAN AHEAD Hundreds of Zombies of all ages gather to celebrate the beginning of the haunting and holiday seasons and to increase awareness about emergency and disaster preparedness; zombie makeup, costume contest, activities for kids, charity beer/wine garden, music and dancing, info and demonstrations for disaster preparedness, 2 p.m. Sept. 17, Normandy Park Town Center, 19803 First Ave. S., Normandy Park; free, free parking and shuttle from the Criminal Justice Training Center, 19010 First Ave S. (zombiefestnorthwest.com).

Wings Over Washington

ONGOING “Flying theater” ride of sights around the state of Washington, 10 a.m.-midnight Fridays-Saturdays, 10 a.m.-11 p.m. Sundays-Thursdays, Miner’s Landing at Pier 57, 1301 Alaskan Way, Seattle; $17, $15/ages 65+, $13/ages 11 and younger (wingsoverwa.com).


Mounger Pool

FRI-SUN Last weekend of the season, big pool with corkscrew slide and warmer, shallow Little Pool; hours vary, 2535 32nd Ave. W., Seattle; fees vary (206-684-4708 or seattle.gov/parks).

Colman Pool

SAT-SUN Last weekend of the season, outdoor, heated saltwater pool, giant tube slide; Saturday-Sunday, Lincoln Park, 8603 Fauntleroy Way S.W., Seattle; fees vary (206-684-7494 or seattle.gov/parks).


Whatcom County Farm Tour

SAT Self-guided tour of family farms at 9 farms, 1 winery and 2 farmers markets in the Bellingham/Ferndale area with hay rides, farm animals, produce sales, samples, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Saturday, Bellingham Farmers Market, 1100 Railroad Ave., Bellingham; free (eatlocalfirst.org).

Travel events

Travel seminars

SAT Information on travel to Ecuador, Peru and Brazil, 10 a.m. Saturday; Chile, Argentina, Antarctica, 1 p.m. Saturday, Savvy Traveler, 112 Fifth Ave. S., Edmonds; free, reservations required (425-744-6076 or savvytravelerstore.com).


Suicide Prevention Training for All

SAT Learn how to tell and what to do when someone is at risk for suicide, 10 a.m. Saturday, UW School of Social Work, 4101 15th Ave. N.E., Seattle; free, preregister (tinyurl.com/WSPDTraining).

White Center Repair Time fix-it event

SAT Bring your small household items and clothing, expert “fixers” try to repair and mend them free to keep stuff out of the landfill, conserve resources and save you money, 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturday, Steve Cox Memorial Park, 1321 S.W. 102nd St., Seattle; free (206-477-4481 or your.kingcounty.gov/solidwaste/ecoconsumer/repair-white-center.asp).