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HONK! Fest West

when: Jun 21, 2014 - Jun 22, 2014 at various times (see listing)

where: Seattle, Freemont, Gas Works Park & Seattle Waterfront Park , Seattle, Wa

cost: Free

ages: All

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The annual HONK! Fest West festival will feature some of the most exciting and original marching bands and community street bands from across North America!

Celebrate street band culture with several free performances in the streets, parks, and neighborhoods across the city! View the locations and times online.


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Boeing Air Show at Seafair

Columbia City ( map )Aug 2 at 1:30 p.m.

Shrek: The Musical

Kirkland ( map )Aug 2

Pond Boat Sailing

South Lake Union ( map )Aug 2 at 11 a.m.

Seattle Center Movies at the Mural

Lower Queen Anne ( map )Aug 2 at 9 p.m.

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Redmond Town Center Family Concerts

when: every Saturday at 4 p.m. to 7 p.m.

where: Redmond, Redmond Town Center, 7525 166th Ave., Redmond, Wa

cost: Free

ages: All

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We can’t think of a better way to enjoy the weekend than with a free… read more
It's still not too late for day and overnight summer camps! July and August offer some of the best weather for enjoying all that the Oregon outdoors has to offer. With convenient drop off locations in SE, North and NE Portland, as well as Hillsboro, Trackers day camps are sure to engage and provide happy nature experiences for all ages. Trackers Earth provides many awesome overnight camps: a village of ancient skills, an Oregon Coast and kayak adventure and even a role-playing game of elves, rangers and wizards.

GreenStage: Backyard Bard

when: Aug 2

where: Various locations , Seattle, Wa

cost: Free

ages: All

the scoop:

Four actors will bring all the laughter, all the adventure, and all the magic of… read more
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Seafair Hydroplane Races

when: Aug 1, 2014 - Aug 3 at 8:30 a.m. to 6 p.m.

where: Genesse Park, Genesee Park, 4316 S. Genesee St., Seattle, Wa

cost: $10-35

ages: All

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For three days, watch as the Unlimited and Unlimited Light hydros race for the Graham… read more
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Woofstock Annual Pet Adoption & Music Festival

when: Aug 2 at 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.

where: Tacoma, University of Puget Sound, 1500 N. Warner St., Tacoma, Wa

cost: Free

ages: All

the scoop:

Woofstock 2014 is a day of FREE outdoor fun and music. Bring the whole family… read more
Inspired by themes of community activism, social justice, and play, Community + Family Day celebrates the work of artists Curtis R. Barnes, Maikoiyo Alley-Barnes, Nicholas Galanin, and Nep Sidhu. Build a giant fort, listen to live music, plant a garden, and learn about upcoming exhibitions and pre-K–12 programs. Educators enjoy hands-on art activities with take-home lesson plans.

Community + Family Day

when: Aug 2 at 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.

where: First Hill, Frye Art Museum, 704 Terry Ave., Seattle, Wa

cost: Free

ages: All

the scoop:

Inspired by themes of community activism, social justice, and play, Community + Family Day celebrates… read more
A Seafair sanctioned community event co-produced by the Wallingford Community Senior Center and the Wallingford Chamber of Commerce. For 65 years Wallingford has played host to the longest running Seafair Parade known as the Kiddie Parade. The parade features kids as major participants and includes families and local businesses. Drill teams, local marching bands and family oriented organizations will be represented in the Parade. This year's theme is "Green Summer Up!" Costumes and participants that demonstrate environmental awareness, recycling/composting, gardening and other "green" subjects are encouraged! The Parade will be followed by the 'Wallingford Family' Festival at the Meridian Park adjacent to the Good Shepherd Center. The Festival portion of the day will include local vendors selling handicrafts, booths featuring demonstrations and food vendors. There will also be plenty of activities for kids, including bouncy houses and games. Two stages will present the music of local bands and kids' music groups. Plenty of fun and variety for all our Wallingford Family! New to the 'Wallingford Family' Festival this year is the “Beer, Wine & Bites Tasting Garden”. Enjoy delicious bite-size dishes and fabulous beer and wine by local restaurants and producers while enjoying the festivities. Tasting Garden is 21-and-over-only. Valid photo ID required. Open 1-5pm.

UmojaFest African American Heritage Festival

when: Aug 1, 2014 - Aug 3 at 11 a.m. to 8 p.m.

where: Central District, Judkins Park, 2150 S. Norman St., Seattle, Wa

cost: Free

ages: All

the scoop:

This 3-day music and cultural festival will feature a parade, live music, children’s activities, delish… read more
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Imagine Cup Day at MOHAI

when: Aug 2 at 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

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

cost: Free

ages: All

the scoop:

At this special event hosted by MOHAI and Microsoft, the Museum will open its doors to the… read more
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SalmonFest Seattle

when: Aug 1, 2014 - Aug 2 at various times (see listing)

where: Lake City, Lake City Way , N.E. 125th Ave., Seattle , Wa

cost: Free

ages: All

the scoop:

The second oldest ongoing festival in Seattle, formerly known as Pioneer Days, is kicking it… read more
Blue Angels

Need for Speed Festival

when: Aug 1, 2014 - Aug 3 at 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

where: Boeing Field, Museum of Flight, 9404 E. Marginal Way S., Seattle, Wa

cost: Free with admission or membership

ages: All

the scoop:

The Museum of Flight offers a full-throttle celebration of acceleration with the Need for Speed… read more
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Seafair Fleet Week: Ship Tours

when: Jul 31, 2014 - Aug 3 at various times (see listing)

where: Seattle Waterfront , Seattle Waterfront, Pier 66, Seattle, Wa

cost: Free

ages: 8 and older

the scoop:

During Seafair Fleet Week, get a unique opportunity to tour the ships and meet the… read more
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Boeing Air Show at Seafair

when: Aug 1, 2014 - Aug 3 at 1:30 p.m. to 2:30 p.m.

where: Columbia City, Genesee Park , 4316 S. Genesee St., Seattle, Wa

cost: Gate admission for Genesee Park only

ages: All

the scoop:

The Boeing Air Show marks the culmination of the six week Seafair festival. Watch as… read more
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Shrek: The Musical

when: Aug 2 at various times (see listing)

where: Kirkland, Kirkland Performance Center , 350 Kirkland Ave., Kirkland, Wa

cost: $16

ages: 6+

the scoop:

Studio East presents their 17th Annual Summer Teen Musical and you don’t want to miss… read more
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Farm Fun & Botanicals at Dr. Maze’s Farm

when: Aug 2 at 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

where: Redmond, Dr. Maze's Farm, 15410 N.E. 124th St., Redmond, Wa

cost: varies with each activity

ages: All

the scoop:

Take the fam to Dr. Maze’s Farm for lots of farm fun. Take a hayride tour… read more
Rent a Pirate Pond Boat to sail on Lake Union Park's Model Boat Pond. These 39-inch pond boats are scale models of the R-Boat Pirate, which is on exhibit on our docks at South Lake Union. Sailing these miniature racing yachts is a great way to learn the basic concepts of sailing while enjoying time at the park. Pond Boat Sailing takes places Saturdays April-November.

Pond Boat Sailing

when: every Saturday at 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.

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

cost: $5 suggested donation

ages: All

the scoop:

Looking for a fun family activity? Rent a pirate pond boat to sail on Lake… read more
Movies at the Mural at the Seattle Center

Seattle Center Movies at the Mural

when: every Saturday at 9 p.m. to 11 p.m.

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

cost: Free

ages: All

the scoop:

The Space Needle serves as a backdrop for these moonlight movies on Saturdays. Bring a… read more
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Lewis Creek Ranger Hike

when: Aug 2 at 10:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.

where: Bellevue, Lewis Creek Park Visitor Center, 5808 Lakemont Blvd. S.E., Bellevue, Wa

cost: Free

ages: All

the scoop:

Rain or shine, join a Bellevue park ranger to explore the natural history of Lewis… read more
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Summer Concerts at the Locks

when: Aug 2 at various times (see listing)

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

cost: Free

ages: All

the scoop:

Pack a picnic and enjoy tunes and entertainment at the Hiram M. Chittenden Locks on most… read more
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West Seattle Outdoor Movies

when: every Saturday at 6:30 p.m.

where: West Seattle, Courtyard between Hotwire Coffee & Dr. Wolff, 4410 California Ave. S.W., Seattle, Wa

cost: Free

ages: All

the scoop:

West Seattle offers alfresco viewing at their annual Saturday outdoor movie series. From action flicks… read more
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ClosetKarma Mommy Relief & Retail Therapy Sale

when: Aug 2 at 12 p.m. to 4 p.m.

where: Upper Queen Anne, ClosetKarma, 2544 13th Ave. W., Seattle, Wa

cost: Free

ages: All

the scoop:

If you’re looking for some great bargains, head to ClosetKarma for a fun afternoon designed… read more
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Weekend Family Aviation Workshops

when: Aug 2 at 10 a.m. & 1 p.m.

where: Paine Field , Future of Flight Aviation Center , 8415 Paine Field Blvd., Everett, Wa

cost: Free with admission

ages: All

the scoop:

Looking for a fun family activity? Families and children of all ages can explore the… read more
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Visit Seattle Asian Art Museum for Free

when: Aug 2 at 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.

where: Capitol Hill, Seattle Asian Art Museum, 1400 East Prospect Street, Seattle, Wa

cost: Free

ages: All

the scoop:

Families can enjoy FREE admission on the first Saturday of each month plus lots of… read more
Summer at SAM

SAM Kids’ Day

when: Aug 2 at 10:30 a.m. to 3 p.m.

where: Waterfront , Olympic Sculpture Park, 2901 Western Ave., Seattle, Wa

cost: Free

ages: All

the scoop:

Take the kiddos to Olympic Sculpture Park for this year’s FREE Kids Day event. Explore the… read more
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Kenmore Summer Concert Series

when: Jul 10, 2014 - Aug 14 at 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.

where: Kenmore, Saint Edward State Park, 14445 Juanita Dr. N.E., Kenmore, Wa

cost: Free

ages: All

the scoop:

Enjoy six weeks of free, diverse concerts on Thursday nights starting July 10, 2014 going… read more

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