A detailed, categorized calendar of events all over Seattle and Western Washington, June 15-21, 2018.
Homeward Pet Kitten Shower
SAT Donations for kitten care requested, including kitten food, kitty litter and toys; games, refreshments, activities for all ages, see kittens, 10:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Saturday, MoltenWorks Glass Studio, 12810 N.E. 178th St., Woodinville (homewardpet.org/events/furbabyshower).
Killer Whale Tales
SAT Presentation about Killer Whales, 1/2 mile elevation nature trail, open an hour in advance, 1 p.m. Saturday, Northwest Stream Center, 600 128th St. S.E., McCollum Park, Everett; $7, reservations required (425-316-8592 or streamkeeper.org).
Bow Wow Meow Luau
PLAN AHEAD Shelters and rescues with pets for adoption, 11 a.m.-2 p.m. June 23, Marymoor Park, 6046 W. Lake Sammamish Parkway N.E., Redmond (facebook.com/events/182570682391431/).
Woodland Park Zoo
ONGOING Assam Rhino Reserve, Butterfly Garden, Willawong Station Bird Feeding, Family Farm, Historic Carousel, keeper talks, Zoomazium kids’ activities; baby gorilla Yola on view, 12:30 p.m.-closing daily; zoo open 9:30 a.m.-6 p.m. daily; Evening Zoo special hours 6-8:30 p.m. June 21, 28; Woodland Park Zoo, 5500 Phinney Ave. N., Seattle; $12.95-$20.95 ages 2 and younger free (206-548-2500 or zoo.org).
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SUN Classic and modern cars, music, specials at local restaurants, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Sunday, Burien Town Square Park, 480 S.W. 152nd St., Burien (discoverburien.org).
Fenders on Front Street Car Show
SUN Classic car show, music, 8 a.m.-3:30 p.m. Sunday, along Front Street and at Triple XXX Rootbeer Drive-In, Issaquah (downtownissaquah.com).
5K for Inclusion: Family Fun Run, Walk, & Roll
SAT Arc of King County benefit to support services for people with developmental disabilities; all ages and all abilities encouraged to participate, check-in and resource fair 9 a.m., 5K 10 a.m. Saturday, Renton Stadium, 405 N. Logan Ave., Renton; free, fundraising, donations suggested (arcofkingcounty.org/involved/5k-for-inclusion.html).
Heroes for Health 5K
SAT Run, walk, skate; benefits access to medical and dental care for those who might not otherwise receive it; superhero costumes welcome, 10 a.m. Saturday, HealthPoint, 10414 Beardslee Blvd., Bothell; $25-$30 (healthpointchc.org/news-calendar/events).
Meet The Bees Party
JUNE 21 Celebrate the release of the Field Guide to Bees of Puget Sound with the Common Acre, meet the scientists behind our research, beer available, music with Mike Gervais, 7:30 p.m. June 21, Centilia Cultural Center, 1660 S. Roberto Maestas Festival St., Seattle; donation requested (commonacre.org/events/meet-the-bees-party/).
Fine Wines and Felines
PLAN AHEAD Auction, games, vegetarian buffet dinner to benefit MEOW Cat Rescue, 5:30 p.m. June 23, University of Washington HUB (Husky Union Building), 4001 N.E. Stevens Way, University of Washington, Seattle; $65 (425-822-6369 or meowcatrescue.org).
Defeat Myeloma 5K
PLAN AHEAD 5K run or one mile walk for all ages, all proceeds benefit Fred Hutch Cancer Research Center, 9:30 a.m. June 24, Magnuson Park, 7400 Sand Point Way N.E., Seattle; $30-$45 (defeatmyeloma.org).
UrbanAg Bike Tour
SAT Rainier Valley Food Bank five-mile, leisurely bike tours visiting urban gardens and farms, for all ages; 3 p.m. Saturday, Bike Works, 3709 S. Ferdinand St., Seattle; free (www.rvfb.org/2018/05/12/urban-ag-bike-tour-2018/).
Volunteer Park Criterium Bicycle Race and fun ride
SAT Bicycle racing, 10 a.m.-6:30 p.m.; food and beverage vendors, beer garden, 11:30 a.m.-7:30 p.m.; neighborhood fun ride, 6:30-7:30 p.m. Saturday, Volunteer Park, 1247 15th Ave. E., Seattle (tacotimenw.bike/races-events-rides/volunteer-park-criterium/).
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).
Virginia V Summer Sailings
PLAN AHEAD Public events on 100-year-old National Historic Landmark vessel include one-hour, narrated history cruises on Lake Union, 2 and 4 p.m. June 23, Virginia V Steamer, 860 Terry Ave. N., Suite 223, Seattle; $25, ages 12 and younger free, by reservation (206-624-9119 or virginiav.org/events-cruises).
FRI Dance lesson, 7:30 p.m., dancing to life music, 8:30 p.m. Friday, Cedar Valley Grange, 20526 52nd Ave. W., Lynnwood; $10-$15 (425-954-5262 or skandia-folkdance.org).
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).
Edmonds Arts Festival
FRI-SUN Art display and sale indoors and outdoors with 240 artists selling paintings, photography, pottery, sculpture, jewelry; two food courts; outdoor amphitheater with music, dance and theater performances; art activities for kids, student art exhibit, 10 a.m.-8 p.m. Friday-Saturday, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Sunday, Frances Anderson Center, 700 Main St., Edmonds (425-771-6412 or edmondsartsfestival.com).
Washington Brewers Festival
FRI-SUN Beer from 150 Washington breweries, wine and cider tastings, food trucks, live music, Rootbeer Garden, Kids’ Playground; ages 21 and older only, 4-9:30 p.m. Friday; all ages, 11 a.m.-8 p.m. Saturday, 11:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m. Sunday, Marymoor Park, 6046 W. Lake Sammamish Parkway N.E., Redmond; $25-$35/day, includes eight tastes; ages under 21 free, fees for some kids’ activities; $5/designated driver (206-795-5510 or /washingtonbeer.com/festivals/washington-brewers-festival.php).
Marysville Strawberry Festival
FRI-SUN Carnival, 10 a.m.-10 p.m. Friday-Saturday, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Sunday, Marysville Middle School; Market in the Park, 2-9 p.m. Friday, 10 a.m.-7:30 p.m. Saturday, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Sunday; beer and wine garden, 5-10 p.m. Friday, noon-9 p.m. Saturday, noon-5 p.m. Sunday; car show, 8 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday, Asbery Field, Sixth Street and Union Avenue, Marysville; Kiddies Parade, 7 p.m., Twilight Grand Parade, 7:45 p.m. Saturday, State Avenue, Marysville (maryfest.org).
Puyallup Meeker Days
FRI-SUN Arts and music festival, entertainment on three stages, food courts, beer and wine gardens, vendors, classic Buick car show, educational exhibits, antique tractor display, noon-9 p.m. Friday, 10 a.m.-9 p.m. Saturday, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Sunday, Pioneer Park, 330 S. Meridian St., Puyallup (puyallupmainstreet.com/events/meeker-days).
Morgan Junction Community Festival
SAT Entertainment for all ages, music, commercial, community and food vendors, children’s activities, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday, Morgan Junction Park, 6401 California Ave. S.W., Seattle (facebook.com/events/242829679594090).
Fremont Solstice Parade
SAT Painted bicyclists, 12:45 p.m., community-based giant puppets, floats, dancers, musicians, no motorized vehicles or printed words, 1 p.m. Saturday, from Northwest 39th Street and Leary Way Northwest to Gas Works Park for celebration 1-10 p.m. with music, food trucks, beer garden, Seattle (fremontartscouncil.org/parade/).
SAT-SUN 47th annual Fremont Fair, arts and crafts vendors, live music, food and drink, artistic expression for all ages, Seattle Art Car Blow Out; craft market, 10 a.m.-8 p.m. Saturday, 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Sunday; beer garden and entertainment, 11 a.m. -8 p.m. Saturday, 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Sunday; dog parade, 2:30 p.m. Sunday ($20 to participate, proceeds benefit COLA); west of Fremont Avenue North on North 35th Street and North 34th Street, Seattle (206-633-0422 or fremontfair.com).
Festival Sundiata Black Arts Fest
SAT-SUN African-American heritage, inspiration and arts with three entertainment stages, art exhibit, fashion show, film festival, workshops; African doll making, robot building and chess lessons for kids, chef demonstrations, marketplace, 11 a.m.-8 p.m. Saturday, noon-6 p.m. Sunday, Seattle Center, Seattle (206-684-7200 or festivalsundiata.org).
SAT-SUN Display of up to 50 classic motoryachts, some available to board, wear soft-soled shoes, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday-Sunday, Bell Harbor Marina, 2203 Alaskan Way, Seattle (classicyacht.org/event/bell-harbor-classic-weekend-2018).
Burien Strawberry Days
SAT-SUN Soap box derby races, Relay for Life Cornhole Tournament, vendors, food trucks, entertainment, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday-Sunday, downtown Burien (discoverburien.org/events/event/wild-strawberry-festival/).
Auburn Kids Day
PLAN AHEAD Entertainment, inflatable rides, activities, craft vendors, art experiences, large vehicle and equipment display, food vendors, trampolines, 11 a.m.-4 p.m. June 22, Les Gove Park, 11th Street and Auburn Way South, Auburn; fee for some activities (253-931-3043 or auburnwa.gov).
Taste of Tacoma
PLAN AHEAD Food by 40 restaurants and food vendors with no item or combo over $12, cooking demo stage, music and entertainment on four stages, wine bar, beer gardens, carnival rides, 11 a.m.-9 p.m. June 22-23, 11 a.m.-8 p.m. June 24, Point Defiance Park, 5400 N. Pearl St., Tacoma; no parking on-site, free parking and shuttle at Tacoma Community College (tasteoftacoma.com).
PrideFest Capitol Hill
PLAN AHEAD Events for all ages, Family Pride and Queer Youth Pride, noon-9 p.m. June 23, along Broadway and in Cal Anderson Park, 1635 11th Ave, Seattle (seattlepridefest.org).
Juneteenth in Kent
PLAN AHEAD Kent Black Action Commission hosts celebration of the 153rd anniversary of the signing of the Emancipation Proclamation with community dance, talent showcase, vendors, community service organizations, lunch, games for children, 10 a.m.-dusk June 23, Morrill Meadows Park, 10600 S.E. 248th St., Kent (kentblackactioncommission.org/index.php/community-events/juneteenth/).
Bellevue Strawberry Festival
PLAN AHEAD Eastside Heritage Center historical and agricultural displays, strawberry shortcake, games, entertainment, classic cars, food vendors, 10 a.m.-8 p.m. June 23, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. June 24, Crossroads Park, 16000 N.E. 10th St., Bellevue (bellevuestrawberryfestival.org/Home.asp).
Camlann Midsomer Festival
PLAN AHEAD Medieval games, puppetry, magic, crafts, archery, minstrels, craft shops, medieval clothing available to buy or rent, noon-5 p.m. June 23-24, Camlann Medieval Village, 10320 Kelly Road N.E., Carnation; $7-$10 (camlann.org/midsomer festival.htm).
Shoreline Arts Festival
PLAN AHEAD Art display and marketplace, music, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. June 23, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. June 24, Shoreline Center, 18560 First Ave. N.E., Shoreline (206-417-4645 or shorelineartsfestival.org).
Seattle Pride Parade
PLAN AHEAD “Pride Beyond Borders” theme, Fourth Avenue from Union Street to Seattle Center, 11 a.m. June 24, Downtown Seattle, Seventh Avenue and Pine Street, Seattle (seattlepride.org).
PrideFest Seattle Center
PLAN AHEAD Twelfth year of celebration of LGBTQ arts and culture with entertainment on four stages, vendors, noon-8 p.m. June 24, Seattle Center, Seattle (seattlepridefest.org).
Father’s Day events
Hops with Pops on the Harbor
SAT Cruise, views of Seattle’s historic waterfront, beer tasting available, all ages welcome, 7 p.m. Saturday, Argosy Cruises, Pier 55 and 56, 1101 Alaskan Way, Seattle; $25-$44 (206-623-1445 or argosycruises.com/argosy-cruises/fathers-day-hops-with-pops/).
Dad Rides Free
SAT-SUN Dad rides free when accompanied by a paying child of any age on two-hour round-trip excursions on historic train through the Cascade Foothills to the top of Snoqualmie Falls, 11 a.m.-4:25 p.m. Saturday-Sunday, Northwest Railway Museum, 38625 S.E. King St., Snoqualmie; $10-$20 (425-888-3030 or TrainMuseum.org).
Father’s Day, Museum of Flight
SUN Free admission for dads accompanied by children, new Spirit of Flight photo exhibit, 10 a.m.-5 p.m., Sunday, Museum of Flight, 9404 E. Marginal Way S., Seattle; $14-$24 (206-764-5700 or museumofflight.org).
Father’s Day Kids Dance Party
SUN Dance for all ages with music by KEXP DJs, snacks, activities, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Sunday, KEXP Gathering Space, 472 First Avenue North, Seattle; $10, proceeds benefit KEXP, preregister through Saturday (events.uw.edu/c/express/8fadca06-ee30-404c-a3d6-06904f21dff3)
Father’s Day at Seattle Aquarium
SUN Celebrate dads of all kinds, animal and human, with talks, activities, 9:30 a.m.-5 p.m. Sunday, Seattle Aquarium, 1483 Alaskan Way, Seattle; $19.95-$29.95, ages 3 and younger free (206-386-4300 or seattleaquarium.org/).
Father’s Day with our Founding Fathers
SUN One Day University and The Seattle Times, attend with your father and learn about the Founding Fathers, Hamilton vs. Jefferson: The Rivalry that Shaped America, 10 a.m. Sunday, Kane Hall, University of Washington, Seattle; $89 (800-300-3438 or onedayu.com/Events/detail/792).
Father’s Day BBQ on Blake Island
SUN Cruise to Blake Island for buffet, explore the beaches with Seattle Aquarium Beach Naturalists, family-friendly lawn games, 11:30 a.m. Sunday, Argosy Cruises, Pier 55 and 56, 1101 Alaskan Way, Seattle; $49-$94 (206-623-1445 or argosycruises.com/argosy-cruises/fathers-day-on-blake-island/).
Point Defiance Zoo and Aquarium
SUN Half-Price Dads Day and activities, 9:30 a.m.-6 p.m. Sunday, Point Defiance Zoo & Aquarium, 5400 N. Pearl St., Tacoma; $7.95-$17.95 (253-404-3800 or pdza.org).
Pour by Seattle Urban Wineries
SAT Tasting event with 20 wineries located within Seattle, food truck, 1-4 p.m. Saturday, Block 41, 115 Bell St., Seattle; $35-$50 (seattleuncorked.com/event/1850/).
Lamb Jam Seattle
PLAN AHEAD Gastronomic experience and culinary competition, more than a dozen chefs to vie for the title of Lamb Jam Seattle Champion, 2 p.m. June 24, Seattle Design Center, 5701 Sixth Ave. S., Seattle; $75-$125 (americanlambjam.com/seattle-lamb-jam/).
Evergreen Arboretum Plant Sale
SAT Plants at bargain great prices, expert advice, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday, Legion Park, 145 Alverson Blvd., Everett (425-257-8597 or evergreenarboretum.com).
Stop & Smell The Roses
SAT Learn about rose growing habits, colors, proper care, 10 a.m. Saturday, Sunnyside Nursery, 3915 Sunnyside Blvd., Marysville; free (425-334-2002 or sunnysidenursery.net/classes).
SAT Keynote speakers Ciscoe Morris and John Christianson, rose display and show, classes, 9 a.m.-6 p.m. Saturday, Christianson’s Nursery, 15806 Best Road, Mount Vernon (360-466-3821 or christiansonsnursery.com).
MON Lecture, basics of growing best roses in the Pacific Northwest for vase and garden, 7 p.m.; seeds sale, food, cut rose display, 6:30 p.m. Monday, Center for Urban Horticulture, 3501 N.E. 41st St., Seattle; free (hardyplantsocietywa.org/).
WED-JUNE 24 Fairy houses along garden walkways, under trees and shrubs and hanging from branches, craft classes, storytelling, music, June 20-24; Fairy Store and bakery, June 21-24; 10 a.m.-4 p.m. June 20-22, 1 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
PLAN AHEAD Tour of gardens, arts and crafts vendors, 11 a.m.-4 p.m., June 23, Mill Creek; $15-$20 (millcreekgardenclub.com/garden-tour).
Vashon Center for the Arts Garden Tour
PLAN AHEAD Art bazaar, artists show and sell their work, tour of five island gardens, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. June 23-24, Vashon Center for the Arts, 19704 Vashon Hwy S.W., Vashon; $30 (vashoncenterforthearts.org).
West Seattle Garden Tour
PLAN AHEAD Tour of 12 private gardens and one public bee garden, proceeds benefit nonprofit organizations; 9 a.m.-5 p.m. June 24, Seattle; $25 (westseattlegardentour.org).
SAT Traditional yoga with a cardio and vinyasa yoga, post workout whiskey and nosh with DJ; geared toward men but open to all, bring your own yoga mat, 8 p.m. Saturday, W Seattle Hotel, 1112 Fourth Ave., Seattle; $25, preregister (206-264-6108 or wseattle.com/yoga).
Beaumont Terrarium Making
SAT Terrarium experience with all supplies, wine tasting, noon Saturday, Beaumont Cellars, 19151 144th Ave. N.E., Woodinville; $49 (425-830-1801 or soundexcursions.com/terrarium-making-wine-tasting).
Seattle Retro Gaming Expo
SAT-SUN Demonstrations, information, gaming, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday-Sunday, Fisher Pavilion, Seattle Center, Seattle; $20/day, $30/weekend, or $60/family, 2 adults and 2 children (206-684-7200 or seattleretro.org).
Camlann Village Days
SAT-SUN Demonstrations and presentations on life in a 14th century English village, noon-5 p.m. Saturday-Sunday, Camlann Medieval Village, 10320 Kelly Road N.E., Carnation; $5 (camlann.org/village life.htm).
Comic Con Seattle
PLAN AHEAD Comic writers and artists, vendors, exhibits, speakers and panels, June 22-24, CenturyLink Field Event Center, Seattle; $46-$56/day (facebook.com/ACEcomiccon/).
Meeker Mansion Fiber Arts and History Festival
FRI Quilter’s Tea & Tour, bring your quilt to share and enter People’s Choice Show, 1 p.m. Friday, Meeker Mansion, 312 Spring St., Puyallup; $15 reservations required (253-848-1770 or meekermansion.org).
“Seattle on the Spot: The Photographs of Al Smith”
FRI-SUN Last weekend of exhibit of Smith’s work that chronicles the African-American community during the mid-20th century in the Pacific Northwest, providing an entry point into discussions about the history and changing character of Seattle, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Friday-Sunday, 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/exhibit/seattle-on-the-spot/).
Golden Wheels Race Car Show and Playland Reunion
SAT Outdoor exhibit of vintage race cars from the Pacific Northwest speedways, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday; Playland reunion for the historic Playland Amusement Park, 11 a.m.-2 p.m.; history walking tour of Hillwood, the old Richmond Highlands neighborhood, 1 p.m., Saturday, Shoreline Historical Museum, 18501 Linden Ave. N., Shoreline; free (206-542-7111 or shorelinehistoricalmuseum.org).
Digitize Your African American History
SAT Bring your stories and songs, photos and video tapes, art and objects, genealogy research and more to interactive workshop, and consult with a genealogist specializing in African American roots, Dr. Janice Lovelace, 1 p.m. Saturday, Renton History Museum, 235 Mill Ave. S., Renton; free, preregister (425-369-3454 or rentonhistory.org).
BIMA Pop-Up Art & Craft Sale
SAT-SUN Artist vendors including paintings, prints, wearable art, pottery, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Saturday-Sunday, Bainbridge Island Museum of Art, 550 Winslow Way East, Bainbridge Island; free (biartmuseum.org).
SS Virginia V Cruise: Planes, Trains and Steam Engines
SUN Sale on historic steamship, the SS Virginia V, to explore steam engines and the history of mail delivery on Lake Union by planes, trains, and steamships, 2 p.m. Sunday, Museum of History & Industry (MOHAI), 860 Terry Ave. N., Seattle; $15-$30 by reservation (206-324-1126 or mohai.org/event/ss-virginia-v-cruise-planes-trains-and-steam-engines/).
Meeker Mansion Family History Day
SUN Fiber Arts and History Festival crafts, activities, tours, noon-3 p.m. Sunday, Meeker Mansion, 312 Spring St., Puyallup; $5, free for children and students (253-848-1770 or meekermansion.org).
History Cafe: Exploring Land Trusts with Queer the Land
WED Black/indigenous/people of color housing collective Queer The Land explores histories of land trusts in Washington State, from housing projects to how land trusts have saved Washington’s farmers, 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, Museum of History & Industry (MOHAI) Cafe, 860 Terry Ave. N., Seattle; free (206-324-1126 or mohai.org/event/history-cafe-exploring-land-trusts-with-queer-the-land/).
JUNE 21 David A. Weintraub, Professor of Astronomy at Vanderbilt University and author of “Life on Mars, What to Know Before We Go,” discusses implications of life on Mars, 7 p.m. June 21, Pacific Science Center, 200 Second Ave. N, Seattle; $5 (206-443-2844 or pacificsciencecenter.org/events/colonizing-mars-2018-06-21/).
Art Walk Edmonds
JUNE 21 Northwest art from collections and special installations, extended hours, free admission, 5-8 p.m. June 21, Cascadia Art Museum, 190 Sunset Ave., Edmonds (cascadiaartmuseum.org).
PLAN AHEAD Seattle Public Library hosts West African storytellers and musicians preserving culture and oral traditions, 8 p.m. June 23, 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).
Wings of Freedom Tour
PLAN AHEAD Four historic World War II bomber and fighter aircraft available for tours, 2-5 p.m. June 23, 9:30 a.m.-5 p.m. June 23-24, $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).
PLAN AHEAD Pioneer Assocation of the State of Washington commemorates the 147th anniversary of the 1871 pioneer gathering with speakers, 11 a.m., salmon lunch noon June 23, $30, register by Sunday; museum open house, 1-4 p.m. June 24, Pioneer Hall, 1642 43rd Ave. E., Seattle (206-325-0888 or wapioneers.com/).
“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) alongside 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, focusing attention on Native and First Nations voices, 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).
Beach Naturalist Program
FRI-SUN Explore the beach at low tide with trained volunteers; 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Friday; 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday; noon-3:30 p.m. Sunday, Olympic Sculpture Park, Carkeek Park, Golden Gardens, South Alki, Lincoln Park, Seattle; Richmond Beach, Shoreline; Seahurst Park, Burien; Des Moines Beach Park, Redondo Beach and Saltwater State Park, Des Moines; Dash Point State Park, Federal Way (seattleaquarium.org/beach-naturalist).
LGBT–Let’s Go Birding
SAT Pride Month guided bird walk for our diverse Seattle community, hot tea or coffee and pride-themed doughnuts, all friends and allies ages 8 and older welcome, binoculars provided, 10 a.m. Saturday, Seward Park Audubon Center, 5902 Lake Washington Boulevard S., Seattle; $7, preregister (206-652-2444 or sewardpark.audubon.org/events/lgbt-lets-go-birding-together).
Seattle Japanese Garden Family Day
SAT Japanese folk tales Family Saturday activities, 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturday; free admission for ages 12 and younger 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday, Seattle Japanese Garden, 1075 Lake Washington Blvd. E., Seattle; $4-$8 (206-684-4725 or seattlejapanesegarden.org).
Frasier Cabin Heritage Program
SAT Household and agriculture activities, games of 1800s settler life in historic 1888 cabin, Eastside history, 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday, Kelsey Creek Farm Park, 410 130th Place S.E., Bellevue (425-450-1049 or eastsideheritagecenter.org).
World Migratory Bird Day
SAT Bird-related activities for all ages, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday, Juanita Bay Park, 2201 Market St., Kirkland (eastsideaudubon.org/calendar/world-migratory-bird-day-at-juanita-bay-park).
Celebrate Renton Highlands Library and Sunset Neighborhood Park
SAT Food, music, games to celebrate Renton Highlands Library and newly-opened Sunset Neighborhood Park, 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday, Renton Highlands Library, 2801 N.E. Tenth St., Renton (425-277-1831 or kcls.org).
Planetarium Show “Jupiter & Juno”
SAT A look at Jupiter through the lens of the Juno mission; if the sky is clear, astronomers will be on hand with telescopes for star gazing afterward, 8:30 p.m. Saturday, Edwin E. Ritchie Observatory, Battle Point Park, 11299 Arrow Point Dr. N.E., Battle Point Park, Bainbridge Island; $2 (206-842-9152 or bpastro.org).
Low Tide Beach Safari, Me-Kwa-Mooks
SAT-SUN Search for sea life at low tide with naturalist, for ages 5 and older, 12:30-2 p.m. Saturday, 1:30-3 p.m. Sunday, Me-Kwa-Mooks Park, 4503 Beach Drive S.W., Seattle; free (206-386-4236).
Tidepool investigations, Discovery Park
SAT-SUN Explore the beach at low tide with naturalist, search for moon snails, crabs, sea anemones, for age 6 and older, noon-2 p.m. June Saturday, 1-3 p.m. Sunday, Discovery Park, 3801 Discovery Park Boulevard, Seattle; free (206-386-4236).
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).
Classical music concerts
SAT Middle and high school The Key to Change students perform, 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m.; Seattle Philharmonic Strings concert, 2-4 p.m., Saturday, Seattle Central Library, 1000 Fourth Ave., Seattle (206-386-4636 or spl.org).
Concerts, car show at The Locks
SAT-SUN MusicIa Molida street organ music, 2 p.m. Saturday; Elliott Bay Pipe Band, 2 p.m. Sunday; Mustangs Northwest Mustangs and classic car show, 9 a.m. Sunday, Hiram M. Chittenden Locks, 3015 N.W. 54th St., Seattle (nws.usace.army.mil/Portals/27/docs/civilworks/locks_dams/chittenden/2018SummerSched8x11.pdf).
Puget Sound Traditional Jazz Society
SUN Dixieland jazz for listening and dancing with Paul Woltz’s Happy Jazz Band, 1 p.m. Sunday, Ballard Elks Club, 6411 Seaview Ave. N.W., Seattle; $15 (425-776-5072 or pstjs.org).
Seattle Solstice Run
SAT 5K, 10K, 15K, kids dash, 10 a.m. Saturday, Magnuson Park, 7400 Sand Point Way N.E., Seattle; $3-$30 (magnusonseries.org).
PLAN AHEAD 5K and Kids 1K, 9:30 a.m. June 23, Everett Memorial Stadium, 3802 Broadway, Everett; $20-$45 (aquasox5k.com).
Redmond VFW Rummage Sale
FRI-SAT Sale of new used items, proceeds benefit veteran families in need; noon-4 p.m. Friday, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday, VFW Post #2995, 4330 148th Ave. N.E., Redmond (425-351-0940).
Hot Shop Fire Sale
SAT Hundreds of handblown goblets, vases, tumblers, and more made by Hot Shop Team, $5 and up, while supplies last, 10 a.m. Saturday, Museum of Glass, 1801 E. Dock St., Tacoma (253-284-4719 or museumofglass.org/).
Edmonds Summer Market
SAT Fresh produce, flowers, plants, arts and crafts, food vendors, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturdays, downtown Edmonds (historicedmonds.org/summer-market/).
Maple Valley Farmers Market
SAT Fresh produce, arts and crafts, food vendors, 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturdays, Rock Creek Elementary School, 25700 Maple Valley-Black Diamond Road, Maple Valley (maplevalleyfarmersmarket.com).
Northshore Fire Department Open House
SAT All ages welcome with adult, KCLS Library2Go van with information on the Summer Reading Program and library programs and activities, health and safety fair, firefighter demonstrations, 9 a.m.-noon, free pancake breakfast from 9-11 a.m., Saturday, Northshore Fire Department, 7220 N.E. 181st St., Kenmore (425-486-8747 or kcls.org).
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).
ONGOING Outdoor heated saltwater 50 meter, 8 lane Olympic size pool, Giant Tube Slide; open swims, swimming lessons, special events, daily starting Saturday, Lincoln Park, 8603 Fauntleroy Way S.W., Seattle; $3.75-$6 (206-684-7494 or seattle.gov/parks/find/pools/colman-pool).
ONGOING Big Pool with corkscrew slide, shallow Little Pool; swim lessons, open swims, Mounger Pool, 2535 32nd Ave. W., Seattle; $3.75-$5.50 (206-684-4708 or seattle.gov/parks/find/pools/mounger-pool).
East Green Lake, Madrona beaches
ONGOING Life guards on duty, weather permitting, 2-7 p.m. weekdays through June 22; noon-7 p.m. weekdays June 23-Aug. 26, 11 a.m.-7 p.m. Saturdays-Sundays through Aug. 26, Madrona Beach, 853 Lake Washington Blvd., and East Green Lake, East Green Lake Beach, 7201 E. Green Lake Drive N., Seattle (seattle.gov/parks).
Peter Kirk Pool
ONGOING Heated outdoor pool open for swims, lessons, hours vary, 340 Kirkland Ave., Kirkland; $5 (425-587-3336 or kirklandwa.gov/depart/parks).
Tours of Greenpeace Ship, The Arctic Sunrise
SAT-SUN Come on board Greenpeace’s historic The Arctic Sunrise, meet the crew, learn about Greenpeace’s work in the Pacific Northwest, all ages welcome, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Saturday-Sunday and June 23-24, Lake Union Park, 860 Terry Ave. N., Seattle; free, no registration needed (greenpeace.org/usa/about/shiptour/).
Seattle Ferry Service
SUN Cruise on historic mini-ferry, 45-50 minute tour of the Lake Union floating homes, humorous narration of old Seattle on the hour 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Sundays, South Lake Union, 901 Fairview Ave. N., Seattle; $3-$12 cash on boarding (206-713-8446 or seattleferryservice.com).
Rick Steves’ Europe travel classes
SAT London, 10 a.m. Saturday, Edmonds Theater; Travel as a volunteer, noon Saturday; Turkey, 6 p.m. June 21; Rick Steves Travel Center, 130 Fourth Ave. N., Edmonds; free, preregistration required (ricksteves.com/travel-tips/travel-classes).
Westcrest Park Forest Restoration Work Party
SAT Join DIRT Corps with maintenance work, 10 a.m. Saturday, Westcrest Park, 9000 Eighth Ave. S.W., Seattle (206-850-2609 or seattle.greencitypartnerships.org/event/13428/).
Own Your Story
MON Workshop for crafting a personal brand story that incorporates both the logical and the emotional, 5:30 p.m. Monday, The Riveter, 1517 12th Ave., Seattle; $10 (theriveter.co/upcoming-events).