A detailed, categorized calendar of events all over Seattle and Western Washington, June 8-14, 2018.
Vashon Sheepdog Classic
FRI-SUN National herding competition, food and beverage vendors, fiber arts village including a kids’ tent, 7 a.m.-5 p.m. Friday-Sunday, Misty Isle Farms, Old Mill Road and Southwest 220th Street, Vashon; $10, ages 10 and younger free (vashonsheepdogclassic.com).
Masquerade Party & Silent Auction
SAT The American Foundation for Suicide Prevention Washington Chapter hosts event, 7 p.m. Saturday, McMenamins Anderson School, 18607 Bothell Way N.E., Bothell; $65-$125, reserve by noon Friday (afsp.donordrive.com/index.cfm?fuseaction=donorDrive.event&eventID=5401).
SUN Fun Run/Walk to raise money for the Seattle Animal Shelter Help the Animals Fund, participants encouraged to run or walk with their dogs; Pet-a-Palooza entertainment, music, awards, vendor area, 11:30 a.m. Sunday, Seward Park, 5902 Lake Washington Blvd. S., Seattle; $40-$45 (furry5k.com).
5k for Inclusion: Family Fun Run, Walk, & Roll
PLAN AHEAD Arc of King County event to support services for people with developmental disabilities; all ages and all abilities encouraged to participate, 9 a.m. June 16, Renton Stadium, 405 N. Logan Ave., Renton; free; donations/fundraising suggested (arcofkingcounty.org/involved/5k-for-inclusion.html).
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PLAN AHEAD Run, walk, skate, superhero costume contest; benefits access to medical and dental care; 10 a.m. June 16, HealthPoint, 10414 Beardslee Blvd., Bothell; $25-$30 (healthpointchc.org/news-calendar/events).
Lake to Lake Bike Ride
SAT Eight-mile Greenbelt Loop or challenging 22-mile Lake Loop through Bellevue’s park system, 9 a.m. Saturday, Lake Hills Community Park, 1200 164th Ave. S.E., Bellevue; $15-$20 (425-452-4882 or parks.bellevuewa.gov/special-events/lake-to-lake-bike-ride).
Evergreen Mountain Bike Festival
SAT-SUN Bike demos, vendors, bike skills clinics, jump show, kids’ events, raffles, beer garden, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Sunday, Duthie Hill Mountain Bike Park, Duthie Hill Road, Issaquah; free admission; $20-$40 for access to bike demos, skill clinics and guided rides, ages 14 and younger free (evergreenmtb.org).
UrbanAg Bike Tour
PLAN AHEAD Rainier Valley Food Bank 5-mile, leisurely pace bike tour visiting urban gardens and farms, for all ages; bicycle rental available with advance notice, 3 p.m. June 16, Bike Works, 3709 S. Ferdinand St., Seattle; free (rvfb.org/2018/05/12/urban-ag-bike-tour-2018/).
Volunteer Park Criterium Bicycle Race
PLAN AHEAD Bicycle racing, food and beverage vendors, beer garden, 10 a.m.-7:30 p.m. June 16, Volunteer Park, 1247 15th Ave. E., Seattle; race entry $50 (tacotimenw.bike/races-events-rides/volunteer-park-criterium/).
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).
Northwest Western Swing Society
SUN Dance lesson, 8:45 a.m., dance to live Western Swing roots music, 1 p.m. Sunday, Lynnwood Eagles, 19223 Hwy. 99, Lynnwood; free (nwwsms.com/events%20-%20copy.htm).
Maple Valley Days
FRI-SUN Carnival, entertainment, vendors, 3-8 p.m. Friday (carnival until 10 p.m.); 10 a.m.-9 p.m. Saturday; 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Sunday; Street Rats Car Show, 8 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday; Arts Festival, noon-6 p.m., open mic performances 7 p.m. Saturday; 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Sunday, Lake Wilderness Park, 23601 224th Ave. S.E., Maple Valley; parade, 10 a.m. Saturday, Witte Road, Maple Valley (maplevalleydays.com).
Sorticulture Garden Arts Festival
FRI-SUN Garden art vendors, plant sale by many nurseries, food vendors, kids’ activities, 10 a.m.-8 p.m. Friday, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Saturday, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Sunday, Legion Park, 145 Alverson Blvd., Everett; parking on-site by ADA permit only, parking and shuttle bus available from Everett Community College parking lots (everettwa.gov/823/Sorticulture-Garden-Arts-Festival).
Spirit of Indigenous People
SAT Building understanding of traditional and contemporary North American Native life, Native Art Mart, food vendors, art demonstrations, canoe exhibit, performances, 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday, Seattle Center Armory and Mural Amphitheater Stage, Seattle (206-684-7200 or sihb.org/spirit-indigenous-people/).
Get Out & Boat Fest
SAT Free power, sailboat and canoe rides, boating seminars, kids’ zone with toy boat building, music, food vendors, 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday, Chandler’s Cove, 901 Fairview Ave. N., Seattle (206-748-0012 or GetOutAndBoat.com).
SAT Sailboat and powerboat rides, boat tours, kayaking and paddleboarding, Seattle Fire Boat display, beer and wine garden, kids’ activities, boat safety information, music, food trucks, vendors, 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday, Shilshole Bay Marina, 7001 Seaview Ave. N.W., Seattle (portseattle.org/events/shilshole-boatfest-seas-bay).
SAT Vendors, music, activities, noon-10 p.m. Saturday, Georgetown historic business district, Airport Way South, Seattle (georgetownmerchants.org).
Fall City Day
SAT Vendors, entertainment, Duck Derby, car show, 9 a.m.-5 p.m.; parade, 11 a.m. Saturday, Redmond Fall City Road, Fall City (fallcity.org/fall-city-day.html).
Finnish Summer Party
SAT Finnish entertainment, food, drinks, music, dancing, children’s program, 1 p.m. Saturday, Vasa Park Resort & Ballroom, 3560 W. Lake Sammamish Parkway S.E., Bellevue; $17-$20/family or $5/person (finlandiafoundationseattle.com/event/finnish-summer-party/).
Marysville Strawberry Festival
SAT-JUNE 17 Kids Day Party in the Park, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday, Asbery Field, Sixth Street and Union Avenue, Marysville; carnival, Market in the Park, beer and wine garden, parade, June 15-17, Marysville (maryfest.org).
Washington Brewers Festival
PLAN AHEAD All-ages festival with 500 beers from 150 Washington breweries, wine and cider tastings, food trucks, music, Rootbeer Garden, Kids’ Playground; ages 21 and older only, 4-9:30 p.m. June 15; all ages, 11 a.m.-8 p.m. June 16, 11:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m. June 17, Marymoor Park, Redmond; $25-$35/day, ages under 21 free, fees for some kids’ activities; $5/designated driver (206-795-5510 or washingtonbeer.com/festivals/washington-brewers-festival.php).
Edmonds Arts Festival
PLAN AHEAD Art display and sale with 240 artists, food courts, music, dance and theater performances, art activities for kids, 10 a.m.-8 p.m. June 15-16, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. June 17, June 15, Frances Anderson Center, 700 Main St., Edmonds (425-771-6412 or edmondsartsfestival.com).
Puyallup Meeker Days
PLAN AHEAD 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. June 15, 10 a.m.-9 p.m. June 16, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. June 17, Pioneer Park Pavilion, Puyallup (puyallupmainstreet.com/events/meeker-days).
Fremont Solstice Parade
PLAN AHEAD Painted bicyclists, community-based giant puppets, floats, dancers, musicians, no motorized vehicles or printed words allowed; 1 p.m. June 16, Northwest 39th Street and Leary Way Northwest to Gas Works Park for celebration with music, food trucks, beer garden (fremontartscouncil.org/parade/).
PLAN AHEAD 47th annual Fremont Fair, arts and crafts vendors, live music, food and drink, a Seattle Art Car Blow Out, 10 a.m.-9 p.m. June 16; 11 a.m.-6 p.m. June 17, Fremont neighborhood, Seattle (fremontfair.com).
Festival Sundiata Black Arts Fest
PLAN AHEAD African-American heritage, entertainment, art exhibit, fashion show, film festival, workshops, chef demonstrations, marketplace, 11 a.m.-8 p.m. June 16, noon-6 p.m. June 17, Seattle Center, Seattle (206-684-7200 or festivalsundiata.org).
Burien Strawberry Days
PLAN AHEAD Soap box derby races, Relay for Life Cornhole Tournament, vendors, food trucks, entertainment, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. June 16-17, Burien (discoverburien.org/events/event/wild-strawberry-festival/).
Veuve Clicquot Summer Picnic/Festival
SAT Celebrate summertime and the 200th anniversary of Veuve Clicquot Rosé; 9 a.m.-noon Saturday, Scout, 110 Stewart St., Thompson Hotel, Seattle (scoutpnw.com); and 3-8 p.m. Saturday, The Nest at Thompson, 110 Stewart St., Seattle; free (the-nest-at-thompson-seattle.business.site/).
Hops with Pops on the Harbor
PLAN AHEAD Cruise, beer pours, all ages welcome, 7 p.m. June 16, Argosy Cruises, Seattle; $25-$44 (206-623-1445 or argosycruises.com/argosy-cruises/fathers-day-hops-with-pops/).
Highline Garden Tour
SAT Visit gardens in Burien, SeaTac and Normandy Park, 10 a.m.-4 p.m.; advance ticket info on line, day of event tickets at The Bite Sandwich Company, Saturday, The Bite Sandwich Company, 205 S.W. 152nd St., Burien; $12-$18 (highlinehistory.org).
Seattle Rose Society Show
SAT-SUN Seattle Rose Society 105th annual rose show, noon-8:30 p.m. Saturday, 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Sunday, Marketplace at Factoria, 4055 Factoria Mall, Bellevue (seattlerosesociety.org).
Northwest Pinball and Arcade Show
FRI-SUN Classic and modern pinball and arcade games freeplay for all ages, guest speakers, tournaments, vendors, noon-11:30 p.m. Friday, 10 a.m.-11:30 p.m. Saturday, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Sunday, Tacoma Convention Center, 1500 Broadway, Tacoma; $10-$30/day (nwpinballshow.com/).
Camlann Village Days
SAT-SUN Demonstrations and presentations on life in a 14th century English village, Craft Shops, noon-5 p.m. Saturday-Sunday, Camlann Medieval Village, 10320 Kelly Road N.E., Carnation; $5 (camlann.org/village life.htm).
Around the Artifact: “Higgin’s Boat” Heralding the Heroes of D-Day
JUNE 14 “Higgins Boats,” or technically LCVPs, were the means of transportation as the Allies crossed the English Channel and began the fight for Europe in World War II; explore the FHCAM’s “Higgin’s Boat” with program on the history of D-Day, 7 p.m. June 14, Flying Heritage & Combat Armor Museum, 3407 109th St. S.W., Paine Field, Everett; $10-$20 (206-342-4242 or FlyingHeritage.com).
Seattle Retro Gaming Expo
PLAN AHEAD Demonstrations, information, gaming, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. June 16-17, Fisher Pavilion, Seattle Center, Seattle; $20/day, $30/weekend, $60/family, 2 adults and 2 children (206-684-7200 or seattleretro.org).
Father’s Day Car Show
PLAN AHEAD Classic and modern cars, music, specials at local restaurants, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. June 17, Burien (discoverburien.org).
Fenders on Front Street Car Show
PLAN AHEAD Classic car show, music, 8 a.m.-3:30 p.m. June 17, downtown Issaquah (downtownissaquah.com).
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).
Northwest Seaport Chantey Sing
FRI Sea Chanteys are fun and easy to sing for all ages, 8 p.m. Friday, Virginia V Steamer, 860 Terry Ave. N., Suite 223, Seattle; free (206-447-9800 or nwseaport.org).
FRI-SUN Last weekend of exhibit of life-size doll house, world’s largest Etch-a-Sketch, retro arcade area with working games, Lego play area and train, historic tin toys, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. through Sunday, Washington State History Museum, 1911 Pacific Ave., Tacoma; $11-$14. ages 5 and younger free (888-238-4373 or washingtonhistory.org).
Bookmarks and Landmarks:The Big Burn by Timothy Egan
WED Question and answer session with Timothy Egan, author of “The Big Burn,” 7 p.m. Wednesday, Renton History Museum, 235 Mill Ave. S., Renton; $2-$5, preregistration required (425-255-2330 or rentonhistory.org).
“Double Exposure: Edward S. Curtis, Marianne Nicolson, Tracy Rector, Will Wilson”
JUNE 14-SEPT. 9 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, June 14-Sept. 9; 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 (seattleartmuseum.org).
Meeker Mansion Fiber Arts and History Festival
PLAN AHEAD Quilter’s Tea & Tour, bring your quilt to share and enter People’s Choice Show, 1 p.m. June 15, Meeker Mansion, 312 Spring St., Puyallup; $15, reservations required (253-848-1770 or meekermansion.org).
SS Virginia V Cruise: Planes, Trains and Steam Engines
PLAN AHEAD Sale on historic steamship, the SS Virginia V, to explore the inner-workings of steam engines and the history of mail delivery on Lake Union by planes, trains, and steamships, 2 p.m. June 17, Museum of History & Industry (MOHAI), 860 Terry Ave. N., Seattle; $15-$30 (206-324-1126 or mohai.org/event/ss-virginia-v-cruise-planes-trains-and-steam-engines/).
“Seattle on the Spot: The Photographs of Al Smith,” MOHAI
ONGOING “Seattle on the Spot: The Photographs of Al Smith,” through June 17; “Hot Nights, Cool Jazz,” dance to live jazz, Instrument Petting Zoo, 5-8 p.m. June 16; museum open 10 a.m.-5 p.m. daily, 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/).
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; regular admission $15, $12/seniors, $10/ages K-12 and students with ID (206-789-5707 or nordicmuseum.org).
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/visit/).
State Parks Free Days
SAT-SUN Free day use at all state parks, no Discover Pass required; National Get Outdoors Day Saturday, Free Fishing Day Sunday (discoverpass.wa.gov/136/State-Parks-Free-Days).
Beach Shuttle, Discovery Park
SAT-SUN Shuttle van to and from the beach, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturdays-Sundays, Visitor Center, Discovery Park, 3801 Discovery Park Blvd., Seattle; free (206-684-4075 or seattle.gov/parks/find/parks/discovery-park).
Discover Olympic Sculpture Park
SAT-SUN One-hour walking tours to explore the park’s spaces, landscape design, native plantings and works of art, 1 p.m. Saturdays-Sundays, PACCAR Pavilion; park open daylight hours daily, 1 p.m. Saturday-Sunday, Olympic Sculpture Park, Broad Street and Elliott Avenue, Seattle (seattleartmuseum.org).
Spring Forest Walk
SUN Walk to learn about local plants, for ages 6 and older, 2 p.m. Sunday, Discovery Park, 3801 Discovery Park Boulevard, Seattle; $5 (206-386-4236).
Beach Naturalist Program
WED-SUN Explore the beach at low tide with trained volunteers; 9:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. June 13; 9:30 a.m.-1 p.m. June 14; 10 a.m.-2 p.m. June 15; 11 a.m.-3 p.m. June 16; noon-3:30 p.m. June 17; Carkeek Park, Golden Gardens, South Alki, Lincoln Park, Seattle; Richmond Beach, Shoreline; Seahurst Park, Burien; Des Moines Beach Park and Saltwater State Park, Des Moines (seattleaquarium.org/beach-naturalist).
Beach Naturalists, Olympic Sculpture Park, Dash Point, Redondo
PLAN AHEAD Explore the beach at low tide with naturalists; 10 a.m.-2 p.m. June 15; 11 a.m.-3 p.m. June 16; noon-3:30 p.m. June 17; Olympic Sculpture Park, Broad Street and Elliott Avenue, Seattle; Redondo Beach, 28203 Redondo Beach Drive S., Des Moines; and Dash Point State Park, 5700 S.W. Dash Point Road, Federal Way (seattleaquarium.org/beach-naturalist).
LGBT-Let’s Go Birding Together
PLAN AHEAD Pride Month walk, tea or coffee and Pride-themed doughnuts followed by walk to learn about local birds, all friends and allies ages 8 and older welcome, 10 a.m.-noon June 16, Seward Park Audubon Center, Seattle; $7 (sewardpark.audubon.org/).
Enchanted Village and Wild Waves Water Park
ONGOING Fun park rides and water park, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Friday, 10:30 a.m.-6 p.m. Saturday-Sunday, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Monday-June 15; Wild Waves & Enchanted Village, 36201 Enchanted Parkway S., Federal Way; $16.99-$21.99 through June 15; $22.99-$40.99 June 16-Sept. 3 (253-661-8000 or wildwaves.com/index.php).
Fall City Days Run
SAT 10K and 5K races along country roads, 1k kids’ run; proceeds benefit local schools, 9:15 a.m. Saturday, Farmhouse Market, 3521 S.E. Redmond Fall City Road, Fall City; $15-$40 (fallcity.org/run.html).
Rock ’n’ Roll Marathon
SAT-SUN 5K, 7 a.m. Saturday; marathon, half marathon with live bands and cheer teams along the course 7 a.m. Sunday, Seattle Center, Seattle; $49.99-$119.99 fundraising for St. Jude’s Children’s Research Hospital suggested (runrocknroll.com).
SAT Weekly 5K run, 9 a.m. Saturday, Cedar River Trail, 2901 Maple Valley Highway, Renton; free (parkrun.us/renton/).
Seattle Solstice Run
PLAN AHEAD 5K, 10K, 15K, kids dash, 10 a.m. June 16, Magnuson Park, 7400 Sand Point Way N.E., Seattle; $3-$30 (magnusonseries.org).
PhinneyWood Garage Sale Day and Flea Market
SAT Dozens of garage sales throughout the neighborhood, flea market, tool sale, plant swap, electronics recycling, paper shredding (up to four boxes per household), 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday, Phinney Neighborhood Center, 6532 Phinney Ave. N, Seattle (206-783-2244 or phinneycenter.org/calendar/garage-sale-day-18/).
West Seattle Art Walk
JUNE 14 Art displays, artists in several venues, 5 p.m. June 14, West Seattle Junction, California Avenue Southwest and Southwest Alaska Street, Seattle (wsartwalk.org).
Mill Creek Summer Art Walks
JUNE 14 Display by local artists, music at sites throughout Town Center, 5-8 p.m. June 14, Mill Creek Town Center, 153rd Street Southwest and Main Street, Mill Creek (millcreektourism.com/artwalks).
Pike Place Farmers Markets
ONGOING Produce, flowers, honey and more from Pike Place Market producers at four locations; Regrade, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Tuesdays, Seventh Avenue and Lenora Street, next to the Amazon Spheres; City Hall, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Tuesdays, 600 Fourth Ave.; South Lake Union, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Thursdays, 410 Terry Ave. N.; First Hill, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Fridays, Ninth Avenue and University Street, Seattle (pikeplacemarket.org/farmers-market).
Drum Making and Community Drum Workshop
SAT Choose from a selection of materials and templates to make your own percussion instrument, 1 p.m., followed by drumming workshop, 2 p.m. Saturday, Tukwila Library, 14380 Tukwila International Boulevard, Tukwila (206-242-1640 or kcls.org).
Trails In and Around Newcastle
SAT Learn about Newcastle’s nature trails and history in joint presentation by Steve Williams of the Newcastle Historical Society, and Eva Lundahl, author of “14 Shorter Trail Walks In and Around Newcastle;” books available for purchase and signing, 3 p.m. Saturday, Newcastle Library, 12901 Newcastle Way, Newcastle (425-255-0111 or kcls.org).
Summer Reading Kickoff, Carnation
SAT Program registration, STEM-related activities, noon-4 p.m., Geology Rocks Show, 3 p.m. Saturday, Carnation Library, 4804 Tolt Ave., Carnation (425-333-4398 or kcls.org).
Summer Reading Kickoff, Kent Library
SAT All ages welcome, sign up for Summer Reading, try activities, 1-3 p.m.; African rhythms and beats of Gansango demonstrating the variety of drums and instruments found across Africa, 2 p.m. Saturday, Kent Library, 212 Second Ave. N., Kent (253-859-3330 or kcls.org).
Space Needle Observation Deck
ONGOING Much of the Observation Deck renovation to install glass walls and benches is complete; open 9 a.m.-10 p.m. Fridays-Saturdays, 10 a.m.-8 p.m. Sundays, 10 a.m.-9 p.m. Mondays-Thursdays, Space Needle, 305 Harrison St., Seattle; $17-$26 (spaceneedle.com/home).
SAT-SUN Outdoor heated saltwater 50 meter, 8 lane Olympic size pool, Giant Tube Slide; open swims, swimming lessons, special events, weekends only, daily starting June 16, 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).
Woodinville Arts Alliance Studio Tour Weekend
SAT-SUN Thirteen artists display and discuss their work at nine venues, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Saturday-Sunday, Woodinville (425-224-7162 or woodinvilleartsalliance.com).
Historic Redmond Walking Tour
SUN Local history walking tour, 1 p.m. Sunday, Redmond; $10/suggested donation, reservations required (425-885-2919 or redmondhistoricalsociety.org).
Seattle Sights Lunch Cruise
JUNE 14 Cruise around Lake Union and Lake Washington, lunch, narration of sights, 11:30 a.m. June 14, Waterways Cruises, Seattle; $33.46-$51.57 (206-223-2060 or waterwayscruises.com/seattle-sights-lunch-cruise/).
Rick Steves’ Europe travel classes
SAT Portugal, 10-11:30 a.m. Saturday, Edmonds Theater; Provence and the French Riviera, noon Saturday; Reykjavik highlights, 6 p.m. June 14; Rick Steves Travel Center, 130 Fourth Ave. N., Edmonds; free, preregistration required (ricksteves.com/travel-tips/travel-classes).
Hour for the Ocean Beach Cleanups
SAT Join the Seattle Aquarium, Puget Soundkeeper Alliance and Seattle Parks for an Hour for the Ocean beach cleanup, volunteers, including families with children, are encouraged to participate throughout Puget Sound, 10 a.m. Saturday, Alki, Seward, Golden Gardens and beachfront parks throughout Seattle (seattleaquarium.org/hour-ocean).
Fifteenth Annual Seven Hills Walk
SAT Seattle-Bergen Sister City Association hosts 6.7 mile walk with 900-foot total elevation gain, slow pace with numerous stops to discuss Seattle history and Scandinavian and other landmarks on Queen Anne Hill, Denny Hill, Capitol Hill, Second Hill, First Hill, Yesler Hill and Beacon Hill, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday, Kerry Park Viewpoint, 211 W. Highland Seattle; $5, register online or at beginning of walk (eventbrite.com/).
Spring Comes to the Watershed
SAT Explore the seasonal life cycle of plants and animals, identify iconic species of the Western Cascade Mountains, for adults; 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday, Cedar River Watershed Education Center, 19901 Cedar Falls Road S.E., North Bend; $15 (206-733-9421).
Ask An Architect: Navigating Your Building Project
SAT AIA architects provide overview of the design and construction process for home design or remodel including budget and schedule, hiring the right team, make the most of any project, 9 a.m. Saturday, National Building, 1010 Western Ave., Seattle; $25-$40 (aiaseattle.org/askanarchitect).