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Soaring Expo 2014

when: Mar 22, 2014 - Mar 23, 2014 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

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Take the fam to the Museum of Flight to get a glimpse into the fascinating world of silent flight at this year’s Soaring Expo. See full-size gliders and radio-controlled gliders on display, enjoy lectures, movies and glider flight simulators. Plus, meet representatives from local soaring and RC glider clubs who will be on-hand to answer your questions about the sport of soaring or becoming a glider pilot.

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Seattle Events


Out to Lunch Summer Concerts...
Aug 29 @ 12 p.m.Downtown Seattle
The Evergreen State Fair...
Aug 29 @ 10 a.m.Monroe ( map )
Gary Payton Youth Skills Academy...
Aug 29 @ 9 a.m.Mercer Island ( map )
Big Truck Day...
Aug 29 @ 12 p.m.Redmond ( map )
Back-to-School Open House at Great&nbs...
Aug 29 @ 9:30 a.m.Redmond ( map )

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Friday, August 29

Hi-Five Little Ballers is a special weekly developmental basketball program for children 3-5 years old. We believe the game of basketball, when introduced properly, serves to help children build self-esteem, gross motor skills, coordination, athleticism, and so much more. We’ll help each child will get a feel for the ball and their ability to dribble, pass, shoot, rebound, and play defense. For the older kids, we’ll place a little more emphasis on teamwork, conditioning, and actually playing the game.

Gary Payton Youth Skills Academy

when: Aug 26, 2014 - Aug 29 at 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

where: Mercer Island, Mercer Island Community and Event Center, 8236 S.E. 24th St., Mercer Island , Wa

cost: $325/child

ages: 6-16

the scoop:

Come train with “The Glove” himself at this special Skills Academy. Kiddos ages 6-16 of… read more
Does your child love BIG RIGS of all shapes and sizes? Here's a chance to get up close and personal with the trucks, tractors, construction equipment, and other unique vehicles that work in our community. Come to Farrel-McWhirter Park and spend an afternoon climbing on and around all sorts of BIG RIGS! Goody Bag and a tractor-pulled wagon ride included. Register each child separately, one parent per two children please. Babies in arms under age 1 are free. Pre-registration is encouraged. Day of event registration will be available, but price increases to $30 Resident/$36 Non Resident. Note: There may be loud noises, such as honking horns and sirens, at this event.

Big Truck Day

when: Aug 29 at 12 p.m. to 3 p.m.

where: Redmond, Farrel-McWhirter Park, 19545 N.E. Redmond Rd., Redmond, WA

cost: $18-30

ages: 1-10

the scoop:

Does your kiddo love BIG rigs of all shapes and sizes? Here’s a chance to… read more
Take a FREE class during our Open House and see why Great Play has been named one of the most innovative children's gyms world wide! We have something fun for every kid. See our website for more details.

Back-to-School Open House at Great Play

when: Aug 26, 2014 - Aug 30 at 9:30 a.m. to 6 p.m.

where: Redmond, Great Play of Redmond, 16510 Cleveland St., Ste. N, Redmond, WA

cost: Free

ages: 1-10

the scoop:

Calling all kiddos! Take a FREE class during this special Open House and see why… read more
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Friday Cruises Around Lake Union

when: every Friday at 11 a.m. to 2:15 p.m.

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

cost: $2-15

ages: All

the scoop:

Take the fam on a fun cruise around Lake Union and see the sights and… read more
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Tall Ships Return to Carillon Point

when: Aug 26, 2014 - Sep 1 at various times (see listing)

where: Kirkland, The Woodmark Hotel , 1200 Carillon Point, Kirkland, WA

cost: $33+ (tours free)

ages: All

the scoop:

Join the Woodmark Hotel in welcoming back the historic Tall Ships, the Lady Washington and… read more
We've partnered with Pyro Spectaculars, the same company who produces the New Year's Eve at the Space Needle extravaganza, for this spectacular event. Watch us light up the sky with our final fireworks show of the season set to Seattle music through the ages, featuring Jimi Hendrix, Nirvana, Pearl Jam, Macklemore and everything in between.

Mariners Fireworks Night

when: Aug 29 at 7:10 p.m.

where: SoDo, Safeco Field, 1250 First Ave. S., Seattle, WA

cost: Varies

ages: All

the scoop:

The Seattle Mariners have partnered with Pyro Spectaculars, the same company who produced the New Year’s… read more
Out To Lunch Concerts 2013

Out to Lunch Summer Concerts

when: Wednesdays-Fridays, July 9-September 5

where: Downtown Seattle, Various outdoor venues throughout downtown Seattle , Seattle, Wa

cost: Free

ages: All

the scoop:

This popular Out to Lunch summer concert series returns to 27 outdoor venues throughout downtown Seattle!… 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
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Bumbershoot

when: Aug 30 - Sep 1 at 11 a.m.

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

cost: $55-550 (10 and under free)

ages: All

the scoop:

There’s plenty to see, eat, and do at this annual music and arts festival. Enjoy… read more
Celebrate grandma and grandpa on National Grandparent’s Day, September 7th! It’s the perfect weekend to take the grands for a ride aboard the Northwest Railway Museum’s antique train. On both September 6th and 7th, grandparents ride free when accompanied by a paying grandchild – of any age! Listen to the stories and share the memories of your family members. Enjoy a day together and experience the scenic beauty of the Cascade foothills aboard the Snoqualmie Valley Railroad. Trains depart every 90 minutes beginning at 12:01 PM from the Snoqualmie Depot at 38625 SE King Street and at 12:31 PM from the North Bend Depot at 205 McClellan Street. Roundtrip fares: $10 grandchildren ages 2-12, $18 grandchildren ages 13-61, and $15 grandchildren ages 62 and up! Visitors to the museum experience the excitement of a working railroad while learning about the important role railroads played in shaping the character of the Pacific Northwest. The Snoqualmie Depot, exhibits and Depot Bookstore are open to the public 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. daily.

Labor Day Train Rides

when: Aug 30 - Sep 1 at 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.

where: Snoqualmie, Snoqualmie Depot, 38625 S.E. King St., Snoqualmie, Wa

cost: $10-18 (under 2 free)

ages: All

the scoop:

Hop aboard an old fashioned steam train and take a 75-minute round-trip excursion through the Cascade… 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
Take a FREE class during our Open House and see why Great Play has been named one of the most innovative children's gyms world wide! We have something fun for every kid. See our website for more details.

Back-to-School Open House at Great Play

when: Aug 26, 2014 - Aug 30 at 9:30 a.m. to 6 p.m.

where: Redmond, Great Play of Redmond, 16510 Cleveland St., Ste. N, Redmond, WA

cost: Free

ages: 1-10

the scoop:

Calling all kiddos! Take a FREE class during this special Open House and see why… read more
Northwest Trek

Get Out of the Rut at Northwest Trek

when: Aug 30 - Sep 1 at 9:30 a.m. to 6 p.m.

where: Eatonville , Northwest Trek, 11610 Trek Dr. E., Eatonville , WA

cost: $9.25-19.75 (under 2 free)

ages: All

the scoop:

During this special end of summer celebration at Northwest Trek Wildlife Park, learn all about… read more
Fold the Flock- Burke Museum

Fold the Flock: A Passenger Pigeon Celebration

when: Aug 30 - Sep 1 at 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

where: University District , Burke Museum, UW Campus at 17th Ave. N.E. & N.E. 45th St., Seattle, WA

cost: Free with admission or membership

ages: All

the scoop:

September 1, 2014 marks the 100-year anniversary of the extinction of the Passenger pigeon, once the… read more
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Emerald City Music Festival

when: Aug 30 at 12 p.m. to 12 a.m.

where: Carnation , Cook Farms, 10503 268th Ave. N.E., Carnation, WA

cost: $15-25 (under 7 free)

ages: All

the scoop:

This brand-new first-year festival replaces the spot left vacant by the Blues for Food festival.… 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 & Sunday from May to November

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
Basket of Blackberries

Bremerton Blackberry Festival

when: Aug 30 - Sep 1 at 10 a.m.

where: Bremerton, Bremerton Boardwalk, 100 2nd St., Bremerton , WA

cost: Free

ages: All

the scoop:

This annual festival (now in its 25th year!) will feature tons of vendors, yummy food,… 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: Saturdays and Sundays Memorial Day through Labor Day

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
Museum of Flight

Weekend Family Workshop: Helicopters

when: August 23, 24, 30 & 31

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
ballard locks

Summer Concerts at the Locks

when: Saturdays & Sundays May 29 through Sept. 1

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
kirkland tall ships, Ron Arel, Coastal Images

Tall Ships Return to Carillon Point

when: Aug 26, 2014 - Sep 1 at various times (see listing)

where: Kirkland, The Woodmark Hotel , 1200 Carillon Point, Kirkland, WA

cost: $33+ (tours free)

ages: All

the scoop:

Join the Woodmark Hotel in welcoming back the historic Tall Ships, the Lady Washington and… read more
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Weekend Family Aviation Workshops

when: Weekends May 24 through Aug. 31

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
Malia Racing

Labor Day Half & Kids Run

when: Aug 31 at 6 a.m. to 1 p.m.

where: Redmond, Marymoor Park , 6046 W. Lake Sammamish Pkwy N.E., Redmond, WA

cost: $10-80

ages: All

the scoop:

Starting and finishing at King County’s Marymoor Park, the 2014 Overlake Medical Center Labor Day… read more

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