Lots of events, new and old, will celebrate Kirkland's 100th birthday this year. For more information, continue to check the city's centennial...

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Lots of events, new and old, will celebrate Kirkland’s 100th birthday this year. For more information, continue to check the city’s centennial Web site at www.kirkland100.com or call the hotline: 425-587-3003.

Sunday: Celebrate America Concert: The Air Force Band of the Golden West performs, 3 p.m. at the Kirkland Performance Center. Free; tickets required. www.kpcenter.org

Monday: Centennial 4th of July Celebration: 9 a.m. “Decorate to Celebrate” at Marina Park; 11 a.m. Children’s Parade and noon Centennial Parade with Air Force flyover in downtown; 1 p.m. Olde Fashioned Community Picnic and 5 p.m. Duck Dash at Juanita Beach; 10 p.m. fireworks extravaganza at Marina Park and Juanita Beach. www.celebratekirkland.org

Starts Tuesday: Summer Performing Arts Series: evening concerts Tuesdays and Thursdays at 7 p.m.; performances for children Wednesdays at 10 a.m. at Marina Park www.ci.kirkland.wa.us

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July 8-10: Centennial Summerfest: Kirkland Arts Center Festival with art, food, activities and entertainment, 4-9 p.m. Friday; 10 a.m.-8 p.m. Saturday, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Sunday at Marina Park. www.kirklandartscenter.org

July 23: Centennial Summer Street Dance: with live ’50s music, 7-10 p.m. at Marina Park. www.kirklanddowntown.org

July 24: Kirkland Classic Car Show: 10 a.m.-4 p.m. in downtown. www.kirklanddowntown.org

Aug. 14-21: Girls’ Junior Softball World Series: in Everest Park. www.jrsoftballworldseries.com

Aug. 27: Kirkland Downtown on the Lake Garden Party: features garden guru Cisco Morris; benefits the downtown flower program, 7 p.m. at Ravenna Gardens. www.kirklanddowntown.org

Sept. 9-10: Concours d’Elegance: Friday night gala; rare car show, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday at Carillon Point. www.kirklandconcours.com

Sept. 18: Kirkland Triathlon: ½ mile swim, 12-mile bike, 3-mile run, 7 a.m. at Carillon Point and Houghton Beach. www.racecenter.com/kirklandtri

Oct. 12: Kirkland Centennial Incorporation Celebration: at Peter Kirk Park. www.explorekirkland.com

Oct. 29: Spooktacular: Halloween lake cruise, 8 p.m. on the Argosy’s MV Kirkland. www.kirklanddowntown.org

Nov. 20: Turkey Trot: charity event benefits Hopelink, from Marina Park to Carillon Point. www.explorekirkland.com

Nov. 26: Night of Lights: holiday tree lighting at dusk in Marina Park. www.kirklanddowntown.org

Dec. 18: 12K’s of Christmas: 12k run, 2-mile walk, kid’s run; benefits Kirkland Interfaith Transitional Housing, 8 a.m. at Marina Park. www.promotionevents.com

Compiled by Eastside Bureau news assistant Nyssa Rogers.