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Sunday, August 30

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Cast Off – Free Public Sail

when: every Sunday at 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

where: South Lake Union , The Center for Wooden Boats , 1010 Valley St., Seattle , Wa

cost: Free

ages: All

UCLA alum Malathi Iyengar established Rangoli Dance Company and the Rangoli Foundation for Art and Culture to share art, music, dance, and the visual arts of India. The company features the vibrant south Indian dance form Bharatanatyam, using strong technique, storytelling, and intricate gestures and expressions. In conjunction with Making Strange, the Rangoli Dance Company performs a late afternoon dance program of Bharatanatyam (classical dances) and Garba (folk dance)—a beautiful juxtaposition with Vivan Sundaram’s extraordinary sculptures. Come early for a family Flamenco dance lesson from 2–4 pm.

Flavors of India Festival

when: Aug 30 - Aug 30 at noon to 9 p.m.

where: Crossroads, Crossroads Park, 16000 N.E. 10th St., Bellevue, Wa

cost: Free

ages: All

2.5 hour tour includes driving through the historic townsite of Cedar Falls, walking across Masonry Dam and seeing Chester Morse Lake. Your guide will share stories and pictures that shed light on the landscape. Walking distances of 1/4 mile across uneven surfaces is necessary.

The Watershed Tour

when: Weekends July 11-Sept. 6, 2015 from 10 a.m.-12:30 p.m.

where: North Bend, Cedar River Watershed, 19901 Cedar Falls Rd. S.E. , North Bend, Wa

cost: $10/adults; $5/seniors & youth (10-18)

ages: 10 & older

Sponge, Seattle’s award winning kids language program, is expanding on the eastside, opening a new location in Kirkland’s Houghton Village! To celebrate, they’re hosting a fabulous, free, Around the World Grand Opening party on Saturday, August 29 and Sunday, August 30, 1:00-5:00 PM. Come see their charming new site and stay for the fantastic global fete. During both fun-filled afternoons, kiddos will sing, dance and play their way through free mini-language classes, and indulge their artistic side with a dazzling array of crafts. It’s not a party without refreshments – kids and their grownups are invited to indulge in a variety of tasty international treats. Feeling lucky? Enter to win special door prizes, including a free language class! There’s something for everyone at Sponge’s Around the World Grand Opening party, so don’t miss out on the fun. RSVP to events@spongeschool.com.

Celebrate Sponge’s New Site with an Around the World Party

when: Aug 30 - Aug 30 at 1 p.m. to 5 p.m.

where: Houghton Village, Sponge, 10600 N.E. 68th St. , Seattle, Wa

cost: Free

ages: 0-10 & caregivers

Bike Riding

Bicycle Sunday

when: Various Sundays May through September, 2015

where: Seward Park, Seward Park, 5895 Lake Washington Blvd. S., Seattle, Wa

cost: Free

ages: All

Alki Beach volleyball

NVL Seattle Championships

when: Aug 30 - Aug 30 at 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.

where: West Seattle , Alki Beach Park, 2901 Alki Ave. S.W., Seattle, Wa

cost: Free (VIP tickets $40-50)

ages: All

Families, Camp Fire Alumni, Neighbors & Nature Lovers are all welcome at the Fall Weekend Camping Event at Camp Fire Camp El Tesoro. Join us October 10-13. ·         One-day to 3-night options ·         NEW! Adult exploration/learning tracks ·         Youth & family options ·         Meals & lodging included Fall Camping includes a variety of activities including horseback trail rides, canoeing, archery, climbing wall with zip line, art projects, nature studies,  crafts, creek-walking, star gazing and free time to explore. $25-100 per person  Camp Fire Camp El Tesoro is located on the Brazos River in Granbury, Texas.

Canoe Mercer Slough

when: Saturdays and Sundays Memorial Day through Labor Day from 8:30 a.m.-noon

where: Bellevue, Enatai Beach Park, 3519 108th Ave. S.E., Bellevue, Wa

cost: $16-18

ages: 5 & older

With a musical recipe of dynamic rhythm, dance, and spirituality, Bollywood Masala Orchestra and Dancers of India create a veritable feast of Indian sounds, featuring a fusion of Indian and Western instruments and bold interpretations of traditional Indian dance. Tuesday, October 6, 2015, 7:30 p.m. $22-45 for adults $20 for youth 17 and under Smothers Theatre

Swadesh Night with DJ Prashant

when: Aug 30 - Aug 30 at 9:30 a.m. to 1:30 a.m.

where: Redmond, Pranaam India, 16551 79th St. N.E., Redmond, Wa

cost: $20

ages: 5 +

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Summer Concerts at the Locks

when: Saturdays & Sundays May through Sept., 2015

where: Ballard, Hiram M. Chittenden Locks, 3015 N.W. 54th St., Seattle, Wa

cost: Free

ages: All

#7 Attend the Peter Rabbit Tea at the Ritz Carlton.

Tea Party at Queen Bee Cafe

when: The last Sunday of every month (Apr.-Aug.) from 2 p.m.-4 p.m.

where: Madison, The Queen Bee Cafe, 2200 E. Madison St. , Seattle, Wa

cost: Free

ages: 4-10

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GROSSOLOGY: The (Impolite) Science of the Human Body Returns

when: June 20, 2015-Jan. 3, 2016 from 10 a.m.-5 p.m.

where: Lower Queen Anne, Pacific Science Center, 200 Second Ave. N., Seattle, Wa

cost: $11.75-19.75

ages: All

1 hour version of The Watershed Tour. Popular with multi-generational families, it's bound to delight young and curious minds with short attention spans. Includes drive through historic Cedar Falls and a walk on Masonry Dam. walking distances of 1/4 miles across uneven surfaces is necessary

Family Watershed Tour

when: Weekends July 11-Sept. 6, 2015 from 2 p.m.-3 p.m.

where: North Bend, Cedar Falls Watershed Educational Center, 19901 Cedar Falls Rd. S.E., North Bend, Wa

cost: $5/seat; kids on laps are free

ages: All

Evergreen State Fair

The Evergreen State Fair

when: Aug 30 - Sep 7 at 10 a.m. to 10 p.m.

where: Monroe, Evergreen State Fairgrounds, 14405 179th Ave. S.E., Monroe, Wa

cost: $6-12 (5 & under Free)

ages: All

matilda Fifth Avenue Theatre

Matilda The Musical

when: Select days Aug. 18-Sept. 6, 2015

where: Downtown Seattle, The 5th Avenue Theatre , 1308 5th Ave., Seattle, Wa

cost: $35 & up

ages: 5 & up

See how keepers present food in creative ways to stimulate each animal’s natural food-finding behaviors and watch animals enjoy specialized meals.

Feeding Frenzy

when: Aug 30 - Aug 30 at 11 a.m to 5 p.m.

where: Eatonville, Northwest Trek Wildlife Park, 11610 Trek Dr E., Eatonville, Wa

cost: $8.25-19.75; 2 & under Free

ages: All

A cultural event celebrating all the things the Arab World has to offer. Arabic language circle time for toddlers (11am) and preschoolers (12pm). Kids crafts! A fashion show! Great food and lots of wonderful music and dancing!

Arab Festival

when: Aug 30 - Aug 30 at 11 a.m. to 6 p.m.

where: Lower Queen Anne, Seattle Center, 305 Harrison St., Seattle, Wa

cost: Free

ages: All

Monday, August 31

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miniMOHAI

when: Every Monday in July & August, 2015

where: South Lake Union, Museum of History & Industry (MOHAI), 860 Terry Ave. N., Seattle, Wa

cost: Free with admission

ages: 3-5

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Kids Club Concerts

when: Mondays & Tuesdays, July 6-Sept. 1, 2015

where: Bonney Lake , Allan Yorke Park, 7302 W. Tapps Hwy., Bonney Lake , Wa

cost: Free

ages: All

grossology

GROSSOLOGY: The (Impolite) Science of the Human Body Returns

when: June 20, 2015-Jan. 3, 2016 from 10 a.m.-5 p.m.

where: Lower Queen Anne, Pacific Science Center, 200 Second Ave. N., Seattle, Wa

cost: $11.75-19.75

ages: All

Local Flavor Kids Activities

FREE KidsQuest Activities at Westlake Park

when: Every Monday June 29-Aug. 31 from 10 a.m.-noon

where: Seattle, Westlake Park, 1809 7th Ave., Seattle, Wa

cost: Free

ages: Toddler to Elementary

Evergreen State Fair

The Evergreen State Fair

when: Aug 31 - Sep 7 at 10 a.m. to 10 p.m.

where: Monroe, Evergreen State Fairgrounds, 14405 179th Ave. S.E., Monroe, Wa

cost: $6-12 (5 & under Free)

ages: All