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Explore Israel: Happy 65th Anniversary!

when: May 5, 2013 at 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm

where: Mercer Island, SJCC Mercer Island, 3801 East Mercer Way, Mercer Island, Wa

cost: Free admission

ages: All

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Explore the culture, food, and traditions of Israel at this 65th anniversary celebration!

You and the kiddos can grab a passport and travel through Israel, learning about the country’s culture, food, and traditions along the way. Then, make bath salts in Yam Hamelach, crush grapes in Rishon Lezion, visit a Bedouin tent in Negev and prepare pita bread, plus take a ride through the Judean desert, work out IDF-style in Ktziot, and have a blast on a 24-foot rock climbing wall and inflatable surf rider!

This fab SJCC event will conclude with a concert of classic Israeli music at 3:10 pm. A variety of traditional Israeli food will also be available for purchase.

Registration requested; please visit sjcc.org to register.

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Saturday, August 23

sand in the city

Sand in the City

when: Aug 23 - Aug 24 at 10 a.m.

where: Downtown Olympia, Hands On Children's Museum, 414 Jefferson St. N.E., Olympia , Wa

cost: Free

ages: All

the scoop:

Sand in the City is Washington’s largest free family sand festival and a must-see for… read more
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Chocolate Movie Night at Lake Union Park

when: Aug 23 at 6 p.m.

where: South Lake Union, Lake Union Park, 860 Terry Ave. N., Seattle, Wa

cost: Free

ages: All

the scoop:

MOHAI is celebrating Chocolate: The Exhibition with an outdoor double-feature screening of Willy Wonka &… read more
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Hopscotch CD

when: Aug 23 at 9 a.m. to 8 p.m.

where: Central District, Central District , Jackson St. to Union St., Seattle, WA

cost: Free

ages: All

the scoop:

Take the fam to the Central District for this super-fun event. Kiddos can hopscotch more… read more
snoqualmie ice cream o-rama

4th Annual Ice Cream-O-Rama

when: Aug 23 at 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.

where: Snohomish, Snoqualmie Ice Cream, 21106 86th Ave. S.E., Snohomish , Wa

cost: Free

ages: All

the scoop:

Join the folks at Snoqualmie Ice Cream for their annual ice cream extravaganza! Enjoy delish… read more
Evergreen State Fair

The Evergreen State Fair

when: Aug 21, 2014 - Sep 1 at 10 a.m. to 10 p.m.

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

cost: $5-8 (5 and under free)

ages: All

the scoop:

This old fashioned fair will feature tons of animals, a super-fun carnival, rodeo, fab food… read more
The perfect day for any child! Live entertainment, inflatable rides, mini golf, arts & crafts, face painting, activities and information fair featuring over 80 vendors, food concessions and more. Main Stage Entertainment: Recess Monkey, Radio Disney’s Rockin’ Road Show and more!

Customer Appreciation Day

when: Aug 23 at 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.

where: Issaquah, The Grange , 145 N.E. Gilman Blvd., Issaquah , WA

cost: Free

ages: All

the scoop:

Take the fam to The Grange for this annual Customer Appreciation Day. There will be tons… 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
Fifty years ago, the Beatles played a concert at Seattle Center. We are joining Seattle Center in creating a kid-friendly version of the celebration! Make a Beatles inspired Beetle to take home or explore music and instruments with Little Wing.

Beatles Anniversary at the Museum

when: Aug 23 at 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.

where: Lower Queen Anne, Seattle Children's Museum, 305 Harrison St., Seattle, Wa

cost: Free with admission

ages: 10 mos-10

the scoop:

Fifty years ago, the Beatles played a concert at Seattle Center. The folks at the… read more
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The Edible Science Lab

when: Aug 23 at 10 a.m. & 1 p.m.

where: Kent, Growing Green Kids, 20258 142nd Ave. S.E., Kent, WA

cost: $15

ages: 3-13

the scoop:

Aspiring scientists and sprouting gardeners ages 3-13 are invited to set out on a journey… read more
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: Aug 23 at 8:45 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

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

cost: $16-18

ages: 5+

the scoop:

Explore the beautiful Mercer Slough Nature Park by water! Park rangers will lead this 3-hour… read more
Pacific Science Center

Engineer It! Weekend

when: Aug 22, 2014 - Aug 23 at 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.

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

cost: Free with admission or membership

ages: All

the scoop:

The Pacific Science Center is having its first research weekend dedicated to connecting professional engineers… read more
Museum of Flight

Weekend Family Workshop: Helicopters

when: Aug 23 at 11 a.m. & 1 p.m.

where: Boeing Field , Museum of Flight , Seattle , WA

cost: Free with admission or membership

ages: All

the scoop:

Did you know Leonardo da Vinci had an idea for a machine like a helicopter?… read more
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Summer Concerts at the Locks

when: Aug 23 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
Get support and learn about what matters most as your child moves through the toddler/preschool years! Mommy Matters blends Positive Discipline and Gottman principles with personal coaching. Mommy Matters Is For Moms Only Join other moms in creating space in your life for intentional parenting. Walk away feeling confident in your mothering, empowered in your decisions, and fulfilled in your relationships and endeavors. In the Mommy Matters Workshops, You Will: Learn new ways to nurture & strengthen relationships with self, child(ren), and partner Gain insight into how your child learns Learn behavior management strategies Feel confident about YOUR parenting choices  

A Talk for Parents: What Your Child Really Needs

when: Aug 23 at 10:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.

where: Bellevue, Microsoft Store - Bellevue Square, 575 Bellevue Square, Bellevue, Wa

cost: Free

ages: Adults

the scoop:

Infants and young toddlers are so adorable and yet, so much more! It is easy… read more
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Family Science Fest

when: Aug 23 at 10 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:

Take the fam to the Museum of Flight to experience the fourth annual Family Science… read more
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Weekend Family Aviation Workshops

when: Aug 23 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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SANCA Summer Circus Festival

when: Aug 14, 2014 - Aug 24 at various times (see listing)

where: Georgetown, SANCA, 674 South Orcas St. , Seattle, Wa

cost: Varies

ages: All

the scoop:

The School of Acrobatics & New Circus Arts (SANCA) presents SANCA’s Summer Circus Festival. This… read more
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STEM Back-to-School Weekend

when: Aug 23 - Aug 24 at 10 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:

Take the fam to the Museum of Flight for this special STEM Back-to-School Day. Learn… read more
Spend a day test driving 40 camps. Activities for all ages from music and face painting for babies and toddlers to rock climbing, skateboarding & guitar lessons for older kids. A fun family festival in JJ Byrne Playground. Entertain the kids all day, learn some new skills, find some great summer programs, enjoy a snack, even get some "new to you" clothing at the clothing swap, and drop off your compost. On the stage, Rolie Polie Guacamole (11am), Cumbe African Dance Performance (12:30), Ezra Guitar (2pm) and Mil's Trills Parade and Music Show (3:45).

Tukwila Kids’ Festival

when: Aug 23 at 12 p.m. to 4 p.m.

where: Tukwila, Cascade View Community Park, 14211 37th Ave. S. , Tukwila, Wa

cost: Free

ages: All

the scoop:

This day, just for kids, will feature tons of exhibits, stage entertainment, interactive booths, meet-and-greet… read more
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DigiPen Day

when: Aug 23 at 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.

where: Redmond, DigiPen Institute of Technology, 9931 Willows Rd. N.E., Redmond, Wa

cost: Free

ages: All

the scoop:

Come celebrate, play, and see for yourself what DigiPen is all about at DigiPen Day!… 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
The Beatles made their Washington State premiere on Aug. 21, 1964, at Seattle Center Coliseum (now KeyArena), the first concert ever in the building. Now 50 years later, we celebrate this historic appearance with Beatles Week at Seattle Center, Aug. 18-23. Join us for Beatles-themed sights, sounds and savories, with special activities planned across the campus.

Celebrate Beatles Week: Dance, Create & Learn

when: Aug 18, 2014 - Aug 23 at various times (see listing)

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

ages: All

the scoop:

The Beatles made their Washington State premiere on Aug. 21, 1964, at the Seattle Center… read more
west seattle outdoor movie

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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