A detailed, categorized calendar of events all over Seattle and Western Washington, June 22-28, 2018.

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Animal events

Bow Wow Meow Luau

SAT Shelters and rescues with pets for adoption, 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday, Marymoor Park, 6046 W. Lake Sammamish Parkway N.E., Redmond (facebook.com/events/182570682391431/).

Penguins in the Desert

TUE Seattle author Eric Wagner discusses his book about the lives of the Magellanic penguins of Argentina and the scientists who study them, 6 p.m. Tuesday, The Royal Room, 5000 Rainier Ave. S., Seattle; free, advance tickets required (206-652-2444 or sewardpark.audubon.org/events/penguins-desert-evening-author-eric-wagner).

Historic Carousel 100th Birthday Celebration

JUNE 28 Carousel, at the zoo since 2006, turns 100; short program, relighting of the carousel, dessert for first 500 people, 6:30 p.m.; free carousel rides, 6:30-8:30 p.m. June 28, Woodland Park Zoo, 5500 Phinney Ave. N., Seattle; $12.95-$20.95, ages 2 and younger free (206-548-2500 or zoo.org).

Auto events

Audi Expo

SAT Large display of privately owned new and retro Audis, swap meet, food vendors, cars for sale, bouncy house for kids, exhibits and vendors, 4-9 p.m. Saturday, Griot’s Garage Flagship Retail Store, 3333 S. 38th St., Tacoma (audiclubna.org/events/audi-expo-2018/).

Shift Into Summer Car Show

SAT Car show, live music, kids’ zone, beer garden, noon-5 p.m. Saturday, The Cloverleaf Bar and Grill, 1240 Hollis St., Bremerton (facebook.com/event/125320541477137/?ti=cl).

Pacific Northwest Historics Vintage Racing

PLAN AHEAD Display and racing of pre-1989 race cars, featuring Porsche, also BMW, Mustangs, Camaros, Alfa Romeos, Ferrari; display of vintage and collector cars by local car clubs, majority of proceeds benefit Seattle Children’s Hospital; 9 a.m.-5 p.m. June 29-July 1, Pacific Raceways, 31001 144th Ave. S.E., Kent; $25/day or $30/three days, $5/day ages 7-16 (northwesthistorics.com).

Greenwood Car Show

PLAN AHEAD Display of classic, modern and antique cars, trucks, hot rods, motorcycles; music, food vendors; 8 a.m.-4 p.m. June 30, Greenwood Avenue North from North 65th Street to North 90th Street, Seattle; $25-$30/enter vehicle, free for spectators (greenwoodcarshow.com).


For The Love of Plants

FRI Artwork by local artists inspired by love of plants and nature, cash bar, ages 21+; proceeds benefit the artists and the Conservatory, 6-10 p.m. Friday, Volunteer Park Conservatory, 1400 E. Galer St., Seattle; $12 or $15 at the door if available (volunteerparkconservatory.org/for-the-love-of-plants-is-back/).

Fine Wines and Felines

SAT Auction, games, vegetarian buffet dinner to benefit MEOW Cat Rescue, 5:30 p.m. Saturday, University of Washington HUB (Husky Union Building), 4001 N.E. Stevens Way, University of Washington, Seattle; $65 (425-822-6369 or meowcatrescue.org).

Seattle Walk 4 CMT

SAT Music, refreshments, activities, 10 a.m.; half-hour walk around the track, 11 a.m. Saturday, to create awareness of CMT nerve disease and raise funds for the CMTA (Charcot-Marie-Tooth Association), Harbour Pointe Middle School, 5000 Harbour Pointe Blvd., Mukilteo; free, donations suggested (cmta.akaraisin.com/Common/Event/Home.aspx?seid=16140&mid=8).

Defeat Myeloma 5K

SUN 5K run or one mile walk for all ages, all proceeds benefit Fred Hutch Cancer Research Center, 9:30 a.m. Sunday, Magnuson Park, 7400 Sand Point Way N.E., Seattle; $25-$45 (defeatmyeloma.org).

ACRS Walk for Rice

PLAN AHEAD Fundraising 2.5 mile walk/run to raise money for Asian Counseling and Referral Service (ACRS) to buy rice and other food for the ACRS Food Bank, 8 a.m. June 30, Seward Park, 5902 Lake Washington Blvd. S., Seattle; free, donations/fundraising requested (walkforrice.org).

Duwamish Gala and Northwest Art Auction

PLAN AHEAD Auction, salmon dinner to support the First People of Seattle, the Duwamish Tribe, 4 p.m. June 30, Duwamish Longhouse & Cultural Center, 4705 W. Marginal Way S.W., Seattle; $125 (206-431-1582 or duwamishtribe.org).


Bicycle Sunday

SUN Lake Washington Boulevard closed to motorized vehicles, inviting the community to bike, stroll or jog, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Sunday, Lake Washington Boulevard from Mount Baker Beach to Seward Park, Seattle (parkways.seattle.gov).

Seattle Night Ride

PLAN AHEAD Cascade Bicycle Club 14-mile flat route, rest stop with entertainment, snacks, after party with food truck, local craft brews, games; costumes encouraged, head light, red taillight and red rear reflector required, 9 p.m. June 29, Peddler Brewing Company, 1514 N.W. Leary Way, Seattle; $10-$40 (cascade.org/rides-major-rides/seattle-night-ride).



FRI GLBTQ social dance community, dance to salsa, swing, country, disco swing, ages 21+; fundraiser for Saturday’s Dyke March; 8:30-11:30 p.m. Friday, Century Ballroom, 915 E. Pine St., Seattle; $10 at the door (206-324-7263 or centuryballroom.com/home/events/outdancing-6).

Sno-King International Folk Dance Club

SAT Folk dances from many countries; couple, set and no-partner; requests, 7 p.m., lesson, 7:30 p.m., dancing until 9:30 p.m. Saturday, Cedar Valley Grange, 20526 52nd Ave. W., Lynnwood; $6-$8 (949-646-7082 or sno-king.org).


Trans Pride Seattle

FRI Annual event organized by Gender Justice League, with local organizations who support the Seattle-area trans and gender nonconforming community; open to everyone who believes that trans and gender diverse people deserve to live lives free from violence, discrimination, stigma, poverty, hatred, rejection, medical abuse and neglect, and mental pathologization, 5-9 p.m. Friday, Seattle Central College Plaza, Broadway East and East Pine Street, Seattle (seattlepride.org/event/trans-pride-seattle/).

Auburn Kids Day

FRI Entertainment, inflatable rides, activities, craft vendors, art experiences, large vehicle and equipment display, food vendors, trampolines, 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Friday, Les Gove Park, 11th Street and Auburn Way South, Auburn; fees for some activities (253-931-3043 or auburnwa.gov).

Taste of Tacoma

FRI-SUN Food by 40 restaurants and food vendors with no item or combo over $12, crafts and other vendors, cooking demo stage, music and entertainment on four stages, wine bar, beer gardens, carnival rides; South Sound Bites five tastes for $17, or with Craft Beer & Wine Tasting Package $30, to benefit Emergency Food Network; 11 a.m.-9 p.m. Friday-Saturday, 11 a.m.-8 p.m. Sunday, Point Defiance Park, 5400 N. Pearl St., Tacoma; no parking on-site; free parking and shuttle at Tacoma Community College (tasteoftacoma.com).

Capitol Hill Pride March and Rally

SAT A community promoted event celebrating diversity and community pride, remembering Stonewall and local history; music, speakers, entertainment, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday; Capitol Hill Pride March, 10 a.m.; Capitol Hill Pride Doggie Drag Costume Contest, noon-2:30 p.m.; music concert, 8-10 p.m. Saturday, Seattle Central College, 1701 Broadway, Seattle (capitolhillpridefestival.info).

PrideFest Capitol Hill

SAT Events for all ages, Family Pride and Queer Youth Pride, noon-9 p.m. Saturday, along Broadway and in Cal Anderson Park, 1635 11th Ave, Seattle; Main Stage performances and DJs, noon-9 p.m. Saturday, Broadway and Harrison Street, Seattle (seattlepridefest.org).

Seattle Dyke March and Rally

SAT Annual event to learn about our communities and become inspired to take action; rally, 5 p.m., march including Dykes on Bikes, 7 p.m. Saturday, Seattle Central College, 1701 Broadway, Seattle (seattledykemarch.com/).

Juneteenth in Kent

SAT Kent Black Action Commission hosts celebration of the 153rd anniversary of the signing of the Emancipation Proclamation with community dance, talent showcase, sharing African American culture, vendors, community service organizations, lunch, games for children, concert by jazz guitarist Michael Powers, 10 a.m.-dusk, opening ceremony 10:30 a.m. Saturday, Morrill Meadows Park, 10600 S.E. 248th St., Kent (kentblackactioncommission.org/index.php/community-events/juneteenth/).

Bellevue Strawberry Festival

SAT-SUN Hosted by Eastside Heritage Center; historical and agricultural displays, strawberry shortcake, games, clowns, entertainment, classic cars, touch-a-truck event, food vendors, 10 a.m.-8 p.m. Saturday, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Sunday, Crossroads Park, 16000 N.E. 10th St., Bellevue (bellevuestrawberryfestival.org/Home.asp).

Shoreline Arts Festival

SAT-SUN Art display and marketplace, music and dance performances, art activities for all ages, Youth Art Exhibition, Food Truck Food Court, Attic Sale, cultural rooms including “A Glimpse of Africa,” “Chinese Cultural Room,” 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Saturday, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Sunday, Shoreline Center, 18560 First Ave. N.E., Shoreline (206-417-4645 or shorelineartsfestival.org).

Camlann Midsomer Festival

SAT-SUN Summer games, crowning the King and Queen of Summer, puppetry, magic, crafts, archery, minstrels, craft shops, medieval clothing available to buy or rent, in historic Somersetshire in the world of Chaucer’s England in 1376, noon-5 p.m. Saturday-Sunday, Camlann Medieval Village, 10320 Kelly Road N.E., Carnation; $7-$10 cash or check (camlann.org/midsomer festival.htm).

Seattle Pride Parade

SUN “Pride Beyond Borders” theme, 11 a.m. Sunday, Fourth Avenue from Union Street to Seattle Center, Seattle (seattlepride.org).

PrideFest Seattle Center

SUN Twelfth year of celebration of LGBTQ arts and culture with entertainment on four stages, vendors, noon-8 p.m. Sunday, Seattle Center, Seattle (seattlepridefest.org).

Skandia Midsommarfest

SUN Traditional Swedish celebration of the summer solstice with music and dancing, raising the Midsommar pole, food and craft vendors, 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Sunday, Saint Edward State Park, 14445 Juanita Drive N.E., Kenmore; free, donations welcome (skandia-folkdance.org).

Fathoms ’o Fun Festival

PLAN AHEAD Music, craft and food vendors, kids’ activities, June 29-July 1, Port Orchard Marina; Grand Parade, 6 p.m. July 30, Port Orchard (fathomsofun.org).

Food events

Lamb Jam Seattle

SUN Gastronomic experience and culinary competition, chefs to vie for the title of Lamb Jam Seattle Champion, 2 p.m. Sunday, Seattle Design Center, 5701 Sixth Ave. S., Seattle; $75-$125 (americanlambjam.com/seattle-lamb-jam/).

Pagliacci Pizza free slices

SUN Celebrating 30 years with free slices, limit two per person, 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Sunday, Pagliacci Pizza, 550 Queen Anne Ave. N., Seattle (pagliacci.com/).

Pork and Chicken Tamale Ceviche Cooking Class

JUNE 28 La Cocina School chicken and pork tamale cooking class; proceeds benefit Senior Wellness Program, 6 p.m. June 28, El Centro De La Raza, 2524 16th Ave. S., Seattle; $85 (206-957-4649 or elcentrodelaraza.org/events/event/lacocina/).

Grillfest Northwest

PLAN AHEAD Grilling competitions, spectators welcome, food trucks, beer garden, cooking demos, 10 a.m.-8 p.m. June 30, Seattle Center, Seattle (grillfestnorthwest.com).



FRI-SUN Fairy houses along garden walkways, under trees and shrubs and hanging from branches, craft classes, storytelling, music, Fairy Store and bakery, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. June 20-Friday, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Saturday-Sunday, Lakewold Gardens, 12317 Gravelly Lake Drive, Lakewood; $7-$9, ages 12 and younger free (253-584-4106 or lakewoldgardens.org/Fairyfest.html).

Mill Creek Garden Tour

SAT Tour of gardens throughout the area, arts and crafts vendors, 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday, Mill Creek City Hall, 15728 Main St., Mill Creek; $15-$20 (millcreekgardenclub.com/garden-tour).

Gardening 101

SAT Informative review of garden basics for experienced and new gardeners, 10 a.m. Saturday, Sunnyside Nursery, 3915 Sunnyside Blvd., Marysville; free (425-334-2002 or sunnysidenursery.net/classes).

Apps and Snaps for Gardeners/Whimsical Water Features and Garden Art

SAT How to use your iPhone and iPad to take photos of your garden, 11 a.m. Saturday, Christianson’s Nursery, 15806 Best Road, Mount Vernon; $8, reservations required (360-466-3821 or christiansonsnursery.com).

Solstice Vegetable Start and Tomato Plant Sale

SAT-SUN Seasonal vegetable starts, tomatoes, peppers, eggplants, tomatillos, herbs, cucumber, squach, lettuce, beans; 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday-Sunday, Abundant Greens Urban Farm, 2843 N.W. 57th St., Seattle (abundantgreensurbanfarm.com/).

Vashon Center for the Arts Garden Tour

SAT-SUN Art bazaar, artists show and sell their work, tour of five island gardens, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday-Sunday, Vashon Center for the Arts, 19704 Vashon Hwy S.W., Vashon; $30 (vashoncenterforthearts.org).

West Seattle Garden Tour

SUN Tour of 12 private gardens and one public bee garden, proceeds benefit nonprofit organizations; 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Sunday; day of event tickets available at West Seattle Nursery, 5275 California Ave. S.W., Seattle; $25 (westseattlegardentour.org).

Picnic at the Dunn

SUN Play croquet or bring other outdoor games for all ages, bring a picnic, 3-7 p.m. Sunday, Dunn Gardens, 13533 Northshire Road N.W., Seattle; free (dunngardens.org/events/picnic-at-the-dunn).


Comic Con Seattle

FRI-SUN Comic writers and artists, vendors, exhibits, speakers and panels, Friday-Sunday, CenturyLink Field Event Center, 800 Occidental Ave. S., Seattle; $46-$56/day (facebook.com/ACEcomiccon/).

Public Star Party

SAT Volunteer astronomers provide telescopes and assist guest of all ages to observe the moon, planets, constellations and interesting astronomical objects; bring only dim, red lights, no white flashlights; weather may cancel, 9 p.m. Saturday, Green Lake Park, 7201 E. Green Lake Drive N., Seattle; free (seattleastro.org/news_and_events/star_parties).

Cross Roads Doll and Teddy Bear Show

SAT Show and sale of antiques, dolls, teddy bears, miniatures, supplies, accessories; up to two dolls and teddy bears per person appraised by experts; Seattle Children’s Hospital Bargain Boutique, early bird scavenger hunt, door prizes; 8:30-10 a.m./early birds, regular admission 10 a.m.-4 p.m., Saturday, Washington State Fair Events Center, 110 Ninth Ave. S.W., Puyallup; $4-$10 (dolls4all.com/).

Book Exchange

SUN All ages welcome, bring up to three books per person to the meeting room to exchange for new ones from others, 2 p.m. Sunday, Vashon Library, 17210 Vashon Highway S.W., Vashon Island (206-463-2069 or kcls.org).

Museum events

Tales of the Klondike

FRI Illustrated, “mostly true” stories and anecdotes about the Klondike Gold Rush, 12:15 p.m. Friday, Klondike Gold Rush National Historical Park, 319 Second Ave. S., Seattle; free (206-220-4240 or nps.gov/klse/index.htm).

Wings of Freedom Tour

FRI-SUN Four historic World War II bomber and fighter aircraft available for tours, 2-5 p.m. Friday, 9:30 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday-Sunday, $5-$15; 30-minute flights available, $450-$2,200; Boeing Field King County International Airport, Airport Way South, Seattle (800-568-8924 or collingsfoundation.org/event/seattle-wa/).

Living Voices: Klondike

SAT Live theatrical performances with archival film, turning history into a personal journey, 1 p.m. Saturday, Museum of History & Industry (MOHAI), 860 Terry Ave. N., Seattle; $15.95-$19.95, ages 14 and younger free (206-324-1126 or mohai.org/event/living-voices-klondike-2/).

Griot Party

SAT Seattle Public Library hosts West African griot party with storytellers and musicians preserving culture and oral traditions, 8 p.m. Saturday, Northwest African American Museum, 2300 S. Massachusetts St., Seattle; free, preregistration required (206-386-4636 or spl.org/event-calendar?trumbaEmbed=view%3Devent%26eventid%3D128020887).

Nordic Museum

ONGOING “Nordic Journeys,” 12,000 years of Nordic history and the story of Nordic immigration to the U.S. and Pacific Northwest over the last 150 years, ongoing; “Northern Exposure; Contemporary Nordic Arts Revealed,” through Sept. 16; 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Tuesdays through Sundays, until 8 p.m. Thursdays, Nordic Museum, 2655 N.W. Market St., Seattle; $10-$15 (206-789-5707 or nordicmuseum.org).

“Marvel: Universe of Super Heroes”

ONGOING Display of 300 artifacts of Marvel art, costumes and props telling the Marvel story, including Spider-Man, Thor, Black Panther, Ms. Marvel, Hulk, Iron Man and others, before its 80th anniversary next year; other exhibits include “Nirvana: Taking It To The Masses,” “Infinite Worlds of Science Fiction,” “Fantasy: Worlds of Myth and Magic,” and “Scared to Death: The Thrill of Horror Film;” 10 a.m.-7 p.m. daily, Museum of Pop Culture (MoPop), 325 Fifth Ave. N., Seattle; $17-$36 (206-770-2700 or mopop.org).

“Double Exposure: Edward S. Curtis, Marianne Nicolson, Tracy Rector, Will Wilson”

ONGOING Iconic early 20th-century works by American photographer Edward S. Curtis (1868—1952), contemporary photography, video, and installation by indigenous artists Marianne Nicolson, Tracy Rector, and Will Wilson, in commemoration of the 150th anniversary of Curtis’s birth to explore the legacy of his historic portraits of Native Americans from 21st-century perspectives, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Mondays; closed Tuesdays; 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Wednesdays; 10 a.m.-9 p.m. Thursdays; 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Fridays-Sundays, Seattle Art Museum, 1300 First Ave., Seattle; $14.95-$24.95 (206-654-3100 or seattleartmuseum.org).

Paddle sports

Dragon Boat Paddling

SAT-MON Dragon boat paddling, on-land instruction, one hour on the lake, no experience or reservations required, 3 p.m. Sundays, 6 p.m. Mondays and Wednesdays, 8 a.m. Saturdays, Kenmore Air parking lot, 950 Westlake Ave. N., Seattle; free (seattleflyingdragons.org).

Park events

Freeway Park in Bloom

SAT Free iced coffees and popsicles, botanical art, live bluegrass from the Neighborhood Boys, park games, Tree Tour of culturally significant trees, 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday, Freeway Park, 700 Seneca St., Seattle (facebook.com/events/269373946971042/).

Arboretum Family Walk

SAT Ninety-minute themed walk with games, activities and learning for ages 2-12 and their families, 1 p.m. Saturday, Graham Visitor Center, 2300 Arboretum Dr. East, Seattle; free, no preregistration needed (206-685-8033 or botanicgardens.uw.edu/washington-park-arboretum/).

Bridle Trails Party In The Park

SAT Breakfast, pancake and bacon, 8:30-11:30 a.m., $5; entertainment, Friesian horses, equestrian drill team, fly ball dogs, 10 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Saturday; kids’ pony rides, petting zoo, games, 9:30 a.m.-noon; 10K run, 9 a.m.; 5K run/walk, 9:05 a.m., $35-$40; Bridle Trails State Park, Northeast 53rd Street and 116th Avenue Northeast, Kirkland; parking and free shuttle from Central Park Tennis Club lot (bridletrails.org).

Discovery Park Beach Shuttle

SAT-SUN Shuttle between Visitor Center parking lot and beach parking lot, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturdays-Sundays, Discovery Park, 3801 Discovery Park Boulevard, Seattle; free (parkways.seattle.gov).

Mary Olson Farm

SAT-SUN Visit farm with restored 1897 barn, 1902 farmhouse, noon-5 p.m. Saturdays-Sundays, 28728 Green River Road, Auburn; free (wrvmuseum.org).

Remlinger Farms Country Fair Fun Park

ONGOING Farm animals, entertainment, rides and attractions for children, 10:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. daily, 32610 N.E. 32nd St., Carnation; $14.95-$17.11 (425-333-4135 or remlingerfarms.com).


The Paramount 90th Anniversary Celebration

SAT Live performances on the streets outside the theater by musicians, dancers and comedians, hosted by Nancy Guppy, free ice cream for first 200 people, cash bar, 5-8 p.m. Saturday, on Ninth Avenue between Pike Street and Pine Street, Seattle (stgpresents.org/paramount90).

Summer Concerts at the Locks

SAT-SUN Eastside Modern Jazz Orchestra, 2 p.m. Saturday; Kirkland Civic Orchestra, 2 p.m. Sunday, Hiram M. Chittenden Locks, 3015 N.W. 54th St., Seattle (ballardlocks.org/free-summer-concerts.html).

Reggae Gospel Concert

SUN Music by IJenHeh, 1:30 p.m. Sunday, Admiral Congregational Church, 4320 S.W. Hill St., Seattle (admiralchurch.org/events/).

Summer Concerts at Coulon

WED Renton City Concert Band, 7 p.m. Wednesday, Gene Coulon Memorial Beach Park, 1201 Lake Washington Blvd. N., Renton (Rentonwa.gov/events).

Celebrate America Concert

PLAN AHEAD Master Chorus Eastside patriotic songs, singalong, 3 p.m. July 1, Pickering Barn, 1730 10th Ave. N.W., Issaquah; $12-$15 (45-392-8446 or masterchoruseastside.org/concerts).


Aqua Sox 5K

SAT Portion of the proceeds benefits the Everett AquaSox Community Fund, 9:30 a.m. Saturday, Everett Memorial Stadium, 3802 Broadway, Everett; $20-$40 includes ticket to the day’s game (aquasox5k.com/).


Yukata Sale

SAT Japanese Yukatas and Kimonos for men and women and other Japanese clothes and textiles, fans, purses and more, 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday, Japanese Cultural and Community Center of Washington, 1414 S. Weller St., Seattle (jcccw.org).

A Very Vintage Market

SAT Vintage flea market with 30 vendors, clothing, housewares, jewelry, furniture, linens, fabrics; tarot and numerology readings, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday, Shoreline Elks Lodge, 14625 15th Ave. N.E., Shoreline; $3 (Averyvintagemarket.com).

Ballard Neighborhood Rummage Sale

SAT-SUN Gently used kitchen items, linens, plants, clothing, jewelry, small electronics, luggage, books, CDs, DVDs, sporting goods, bicycles, antiques and collectibles, bake sale, food truck; proceeds benefit homeless shelter, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday, noon-4 p.m. Sunday, Northminster Presbyterian Church, 7706 25th Ave. N.W., Seattle (northminsterpres.org).

Special interest

The Spheres Understory

FRI-MON Public visitor center, exhibits about flora and design to learn about Amazon and The Spheres, 10 a.m.-8 p.m. Mondays-Saturdays, 11 a.m.-7 p.m. Sundays; indoor gardens open two Saturdays a month by reservation, 2101 Seventh Ave., Seattle; free (seattlespheres.com).

Summer Reading Kick-Off, Covington

SAT Kids, teens and adults activities and sign up to earn prizes for reading; photo booth, 10 a.m.-6 p.m.; magic show for ages 5 and older, 2:30 p.m.; Teen After-Hours for middle and high school ages with snacks, video games, movie, 7-10 p.m. Saturday, Covington Library, 27100 164th Ave. S.E., Covington (253-630-8761 or kcls.org).

How to Identify Fake News

TUE Overview of fake news and the information cycle, how to evaluate information, providing resources to identify fake news, 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, Seattle Central Library, 1000 Fourth Ave., Seattle (206-386-4636).

Seattle Center Fitness Programs

TUE-WED Zumba dance class, all welcome, 6-7 p.m. Tuesdays, Next 50 Plaza; Meditation and Relaxation Class, chairs provided, bring a mat/pillow if you prefer to sit on the floor, 6-7 p.m. Tuesdays, Armory Room Loft 1; Gentle Yoga for all ages and fitness levels, bring a yoga mat, 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Wednesdays, Exhibition Hall Lawn, Seattle Center, Seattle; free (206-684-7200 or seattlecenter.com).


Seattle beaches

SAT-AUG. 26 Starting Saturday, lifeguards on duty, weather permitting, noon-7 p.m. weekdays, 11 a.m.-7 p.m. Saturdays-Sundays; Madison, 1900 43rd Ave. E.; Baker, 2301 Lake Washington Blvd. S.; Seward, 5902 Lake Washington Blvd. S.; West Green Lake, 7312 W. Green Lake Drive; Matthews, 9300 51st Ave. N.E.; Madrona Beach, 853 Lake Washington Blvd.; East Green Lake, 7201 E. Green Lake Drive N.; Magnuson, Northeast 65th Street and Sand Point Way Northeast, and Pritchard, 8400 55th Ave. S., Seattle (seattle.gov/parks/find/swimming-beaches).

Green Lake Open Water Swim

SUN Swim 1/2 mile straight course, 1-mile oval course, or both; all participants receive a commemorative t-shirt and cap, prizes for the top male and female in age group categories; 9 a.m. Sunday, check-in opens 7:30 a.m., Evans Pool, 7201 E. Green Lake Dr. N., Seattle; $30-$55 (206-684-4961 or parkways.seattle.gov/2018/02/20/14th-annual-green-lake-open-water-swim/).

Colman Pool

ONGOING Heated saltwater Olympic size pool, Giant Tube Slide; open swims, swimming lessons, special events, daily, Lincoln Park, 8603 Fauntleroy Way S.W., Seattle; $3.75-$5.50 (206-684-7494 or seattle.gov/parks/find/pools/colman-pool).

Mounger Pool

ONGOING Big Pool with corkscrew slide, shallow Little Pool; swim lessons, open swims, themed events, hours vary daily, 2535 32nd Ave. W., Seattle; $3.75-$5.50 (206-684-4708 or seattle.gov/parks/find/pools/mounger-pool).

Peter Kirk Pool

ONGOING Heated outdoor pool open for swims, lessons, daily, 340 Kirkland Ave., Kirkland; $5 (425-587-3336 or kirklandwa.gov/depart/parks).

Henry Moses Aquatic Center

ONGOING Lap pool, leisure pool with slides, water spray, lazy river, concessions, hours vary, Henry Moses Aquatic Center, 1719 S.E. Maple Valley Highway, Renton; $4.50-$15 (425-430-6780 or rentonwa.gov).


Virginia V Summer Sailings

SAT Hourlong narrated historic cruise on 100-year-old National Historic Landmark vessel, 2 and 4 p.m. Saturday, Virginia V Steamer, 860 Terry Ave. N., Seattle; $25, ages 12 and younger free, by reservation (206-624-9119 or virginiav.org/events-cruises).

Know Your Neighborhood – Fremont

SAT Interactive scavenger hunt, use your smartphone to collect codes, photos, solve puzzles, solve and be entered into a drawing for prizes from local businesses, beginning and ending with party; for ages 21+, come with a team of 4-6 people or join one, 2:30 p.m. Saturday, The Fremont Tavern, 3517 Fremont Ave. N., Seattle; $10-$25 (theworldisfun.org/eventlist/2018/4/12/know-your-neighborhood-fremont).

Imagine This! Home & Landscape Tour, Bellingham

SAT Green building and garden tour, eight diverse stops, 10 a.m. Saturday, Green Building HQ, 1000 N. State St., Bellingham; $10-$45 (360-647-7093 or WhatcomHomeandLandscapeTour.org).

The Schooner Adventuress

SAT-SUN Three-hour sail on Environmental Tall Ship, 11 a.m. and 6 p.m. Saturday-Sunday, Shilshole Bay Marina, 7001 Seaview Ave. N.W., Seattle; $35-$65, preregister (360-379-0438 or soundexp.org).

Seattle City Light Skagit Tours

ONGOING Celebrating 90 years, scenic tours, boat rides, hikes, meals, various times and prices, North Cascades National Park, Newhalem; prices vary (360-854-2589 or skagittours.com).

Travel events

Rick Steves’ Europe travel classes

SAT Switzerland, 10 a.m. Saturday, Edmonds Theater; European rail skills, noon Saturday; Scandinavia, 6 p.m. June 28; Rick Steves Travel Center, 130 Fourth Ave. N., Edmonds; free, preregistration required (ricksteves.com/travel-tips/travel-classes).