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Sleep Train's School Supply Drive for Foster Kids

The first day of school is an exciting time for most kids. But for foster kids, it can bring uneasiness about starting over at a new school, making new friends, fitting in and keeping up with classwork. To help, Sleep Train is hosting its annual School Supply Drive, offering an easy way to give back to local foster kids. Now through September 4th, donate new school supplies at your nearest Sleep Train store. The most requested items include backpacks, 3-ring binders, notebooks, flash drives, and packs of pens and pencils. For more information, visit www.sleeptrainfosterkids.org. Category: Charitable. Audience: Kids. Teens. Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Families. Monday, July 25, 2016. 833 Bellevue Way NE Bellevue, WA 98004.

Free Summer Meals

Join United Way of King County for Free Summer Meals! From June 27th to August 26th meal sites in your area will provide free meals to kids and teens. Send your kids to join us for food, games, and fun! To find more where the nearest Summer Meal site is, visit foodinvasion.org or call 1-888-436-6392. Category: Family. Food & drink. Outdoor. Audience: Kids. Teens. Families. Contact Phone: 888-436-6392. Monday, July 25, 2016, 8:00 AM – 4:00 PM. Various Locations. For more info visit www.foodinvasion.org.

Aerospace Maker Project (AMP) Camp

Offers students in grades 9 - 12 the opportunity to learn about 3D modeling, 3D printing, materials science, engineering design, and more while earning college credit. Category: Arts & entertainment. Classes & lectures. Schools. Audience: Teens. Contact Name: Kyle Bates-Green. Contact Email: kyle@futureofflight.org. Contact Phone: 4254388100. Monday, July 25, 2016, 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM. Future of Flight Aviation Center & Boeing Tour 8415 Paine Field Blvd. Mukilteo, WA 98275. For more info visit www.futureofflight.org.

All Five Weeks Summer Camp Bundle, Ages 5-7

In KAC’s Summer Art Camp, students will make discoveries and learn new skills through use of a variety of mediums & techniques that include clay, paper, pencils, pens, markers, crayons, pastels, adhesives, printing ink, and water-based paints. Every week, a new adventure in art led by trained, professional art instructors. Explorations of culture and art history prompt lively enriching discussions. Students are further encouraged to connect with each other through the process of art critique. Learn, grow, create, and connect in KAC's Summer Art Camp! Receive a discounted rate for purchasing all five weeks. Walking field trips to local parks and downtown Kirkland as weather permits. After care until 4 PM available for an extra fee. To inquire about scholarships, email sleary@kirklandartscenter.org. Category: Arts & entertainment. Classes & lectures. Audience: Kids. Cost: $1,600.00. Contact Name: Liz VanBemmel. Contact Email: lvanbemmel@kirklandartscenter.org. Contact Phone: 425-822-7161. Monday, July 25, 2016, 9:00 AM – 3:00 PM. Lakeside Christian Church, 701 1st Street Kirkland, WA 98033. For more info visit kirklandartscenter.gosignmeup.com.

Baseball Positive Summer Sandlot Games Camp

Baseball Camps Summer Sandlot Games Camps Run by Baseball Positive June 20-23 Fall City @ Fall City Elementary July 5 - 8 Sammamish @ Beaver Lake Ball Fields July 11-14 Bellevue @ Ivanhoe Park (Additional Sandlot Games Camps are available throughout King and South Snohomish Counties, June 20 - Aug 18) Give your child an opportunity to have fun PLAYING baseball at camp this summer! The Sandlot Games Camps focus the majority of camp time on PLAYING GAMES. Woven into the Games format is teaching of the batting swing, throwing, catching, fielding and base running skills. All instructors are expertly trained members of the Baseball Positive coaching staff. The Games Camp format was designed by Baseball Positive Director, Mark Linden who ran the original version of the camp when he was a Division I College Head Coach. The format has been revised and perfected over the past decade based on Coach Mark’s hands on experience training youth coaches, teams an… Category: Sports & recreation. Audience: Kids. Teens. Dads. Moms. Families. Cost: $147/$187. Contact Name: Mark Linden. Contact Email: marklinden20@gmail.com. Contact Phone: 206-7145276. Monday, July 25, 2016, 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM. Three different locations: Fall City, Sammamish, and Bellevue. For more info visit www.baseballpositive.com.

Orchestra Camp -- Grades 9-12

Bellevue Youth Symphony Orchestra Summer Music Institute Day Camp July 25 –29, 2016 Ready for an intense week? Enjoy the challenge of playing in a chamber group and a full symphonic orchestra at BYSO’s Summer Music Institute. Students will work in sectionals and small ensembles with professional musicians and expand their musical horizons through fun elective classes. For advanced string, woodwind, brass or percussion musicians entering grade 9–12 in the fall (or a current BYSO student at the Philharmonia or Youth Symphony level). Hours: M–F, 9 am – 3:15 pm Concert: Friday afternoon Tuition: $380. Category: Classes & lectures. Music. Schools. Audience: Teens. Cost: $380. Contact Name: Trudi Jackson. Contact Email: info@byso.org. Contact Phone: 425-467-5604. Monday, July 25, 2016, 9:00 AM – Friday, July 29, 2016, 4:00 PM. Jubilee Reach Center 14200 SE 13th Pl Bellevue, WA 98007. For more info visit www.byso.org.

Weekly Summer Camps

STEAM - Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, Math Camps at the Future of Flight. cAMP sessions are designed for students entering grades 4 - 8. Category: Arts & entertainment. Classes & lectures. Schools. Audience: Kids. Teens. Contact Name: Gus Posey. Contact Email: Gus@futureofflight.org. Contact Phone: 425-438-8100. Monday, July 25, 2016, 9:00 AM – 3:00 PM. Future of Flight Aviation Center & Boeing Tour 8415 Paine Field Blvd. Mukilteo, WA 98275. For more info visit www.futureofflight.org.

Nature Vision Summer Day Camps

Immerse your child in the natural world this summer with Nature Vision! Join us for exciting, unique camps in the amazing setting of Farrel-McWhirter Park in Redmond. Each week throughout the summer is a different theme that is child centered and focuses on the diversity within the natural world of the Pacific Northwest. All of our time will be spent outdoors with a wonderful mix of fun and challenging learning experiences, games, reflection, art, and much more. The weeklong day camps run Monday through Friday, 9:30am to 4:00pm, serving ages 5 to 12. Campers will be placed in groups based on age to accommodate both learning and physical abilities. There will be time each day where all campers are together, and there are activities that will include all campers playing and learning together. All of the day camps are facilitated by our knowledgeable team of staff Naturalists that have experience working with all ages and backgrounds of youth. Building community and an appreciation for all life is… Category: Outdoor. Sports & recreation. Audience: Kids. Cost: $246. Contact Name: Chuck Janovick. Contact Email: cjanovick@naturevision.org. Contact Phone: 507-841-1758. Monday, July 25, 2016, 9:30 AM – 4:00 PM. 19545 NE Redmond Rd, Redmond, WA 98053. For more info visit naturevision.org.

Tutoría para Adultos en Español/Tutoring for Adults in Spanish

Tutorías gratuitas en español para adultos buscando apoyo con la lectura, escritura, matemáticas y computación en español. Free drop-in tutoring for Spanish-speaking adults seeking support in reading, writing,math and computer skills in Spanish. No class Monday July 4th, 2016. Category: Classes & lectures. Audience: Dads. Moms. Seniors. Cost: Free. Monday, July 25, 2016, 10:00 AM – 1:00 PM. Bellevue Library 1111 110th Avenue NE Bellevue WA 98004. For more info visit kcls.bibliocommons.com.

Tutoría para Adultos en Español/Tutoring for Adults in Spanish

Tutorías gratuitas en español para adultos buscando apoyo con la lectura, escritura, matemáticas y computación en español. Free drop-in tutoring for Spanish-speaking adults seeking support in reading, writing,math and computer skills in Spanish. Category: Classes & lectures. Audience: Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Cost: FREE. Contact Name: Bellevue Library. Contact Phone: 425-450-1765. Monday, July 25, 2016, 10:00 AM – 1:00 PM. Bellevue Library 1111 110th Ave NE Bellevue, WA 98004. For more info visit kcls.bibliocommons.com.

Tutoring for Adults in Spanish

Free drop-in tutoring for Spanish-speaking adults seeking support in reading, writing, math and computer skills in Spanish. Category: Arts & entertainment. Classes & lectures. Organizations. Audience: College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Cost: Free. Contact Name: Bellevue Library. Monday, July 25, 2016, 10:00 AM. Bellevue Library. For more info visit www.kcls.org.

Talk Time Class

Improve your speaking and listening skills in this English conversation group. Learn more about American culture and meet people from around the world. Registration not required. Walk-ins welcome. Category: Classes & lectures. Contact Name: Newport Way Library. Contact Phone: 425-747-2390. Monday, July 25, 2016, 10:30 AM. Newport Way Library 14250 SE Newport Way Bellevue WA 98006.

Talk Time Class

Improve your speaking and listening skills in this English conversation group. Learn more about American culture and meet people from around the world. Registration not required. Walk-ins welcome. Category: Arts & entertainment. Classes & lectures. Organizations. Audience: College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Cost: Free. Contact Name: Newport Way Library. Monday, July 25, 2016, 10:30 AM. Newport Way Library. For more info visit www.kcls.org.

Free Summer Meals

Children and teens, ages 1 to 18. Nourish your body and brain while you read this summer! FREE lunch for children and teens. Meals provided with funding from the King County Library System Foundation. Category: Arts & entertainment. Food & drink. Organizations. Audience: Kids. Teens. Cost: Free. Contact Name: Newport Way Library. Monday, July 25, 2016, 1:00 PM. Newport Way Library. For more info visit www.kcls.org.

FREE Summer Meals at Newport Way Library!

Nourish your body and brain while you read this summer! FREE lunch for children and teens ages 1 to 18. Meals provided with funding from the King County Library System Foundation. Category: Food & drink. Audience: Kids. Teens. Families. Contact Name: Newport Way Library. Contact Phone: 425-747-2390. Monday, July 25, 2016, 1:00 PM. Newport Way Library 14250 SE Newport Way Bellevue WA 98006.

Story Drama Workshop: Elephant and Piggie’s Are You Ready to Play Outside?

Presented by Seattle Children’s Theatre. Ages 3 to 5 with adult. When Gerald and Piggie get together, anything is possible! They might get invited to a fancy pool costume party, learn a new dance, or spend the day playing ping-pong in silly hats. Using this popular children’s story, create new characters and dramatic situations to overcome all sorts of challenges. Please select only one session to attend. Limited, free tickets available 30 minutes before program. Category: Arts & entertainment. Family. Organizations. Theater. Audience: Kids. Dads. Moms. Families. Cost: Free. Contact Name: Bellevue Library. Monday, July 25, 2016, 1:30 PM. Bellevue Library. For more info visit www.kcls.org.

Story Drama Workshop: Elephant and Piggie’s Are You Ready to Play Outside?

Presented by Seattle Children’s Theatre. Ages 3 to 5 with adult. When Gerald and Piggie get together, anything is possible! They might get invited to a fancy pool costume party, learn a new dance, or spend the day playing ping-pong in silly hats. Using this popular children’s story, create new characters and dramatic situations to overcome all sorts of challenges. Please select only one session to attend. Limited, free tickets available 30 minutes before program. Category: Arts & entertainment. Family. Organizations. Theater. Audience: Kids. Dads. Moms. Families. Cost: Free. Contact Name: Bellevue Library. Monday, July 25, 2016, 3:00 PM. Bellevue Library. For more info visit www.kcls.org.

Computer Coach

One-on-one assistance from KCLS librarians. Geared toward absolute beginners and those wanting to improve their computer skills for work, home and school. Spanish speaker and Russian interpreter available. First come, first served, or by appointment. Call 425.450.1778 for an appointment. Category: Arts & entertainment. Classes & lectures. Organizations. Audience: College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Cost: Free. Contact Name: Library Connection @ Crossroads. Monday, July 25, 2016, 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM. Crossroads Shopping Center (in front of the library). For more info visit www.kcls.org.

Family Story Time

Family program, all ages welcome with adult. Stories, songs and fun! Category: Arts & entertainment. Family. Music. Organizations. Audience: Kids. Dads. Moms. Families. Cost: Free. Contact Name: Bellevue Library. Monday, July 25, 2016, 6:30 PM. Bellevue Library. For more info visit www.kcls.org.

One-on-One Computer Help

Have computer or software questions? TechTutor volunteers provide basic level help to you. You may bring your own laptop, but TechTutors cannot provide hands-on or hardware assistance. No appointment necessary, assistance provided on a drop-in basis. Category: Arts & entertainment. Classes & lectures. Organizations. Audience: College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Cost: Free. Contact Name: Newcastle Library. Monday, July 25, 2016, 7:00 PM. Newcastle Library. For more info visit www.kcls.org.

Sleep Train's School Supply Drive for Foster Kids

The first day of school is an exciting time for most kids. But for foster kids, it can bring uneasiness about starting over at a new school, making new friends, fitting in and keeping up with classwork. To help, Sleep Train is hosting its annual School Supply Drive, offering an easy way to give back to local foster kids. Now through September 4th, donate new school supplies at your nearest Sleep Train store. The most requested items include backpacks, 3-ring binders, notebooks, flash drives, and packs of pens and pencils. For more information, visit www.sleeptrainfosterkids.org. Category: Charitable. Audience: Kids. Teens. Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Families. Tuesday, July 26, 2016. 833 Bellevue Way NE Bellevue, WA 98004.

Free Summer Meals

Join United Way of King County for Free Summer Meals! From June 27th to August 26th meal sites in your area will provide free meals to kids and teens. Send your kids to join us for food, games, and fun! To find more where the nearest Summer Meal site is, visit foodinvasion.org or call 1-888-436-6392. Category: Family. Food & drink. Outdoor. Audience: Kids. Teens. Families. Contact Phone: 888-436-6392. Tuesday, July 26, 2016, 8:00 AM – 4:00 PM. Various Locations. For more info visit www.foodinvasion.org.

Aerospace Maker Project (AMP) Camp

Offers students in grades 9 - 12 the opportunity to learn about 3D modeling, 3D printing, materials science, engineering design, and more while earning college credit. Category: Arts & entertainment. Classes & lectures. Schools. Audience: Teens. Contact Name: Kyle Bates-Green. Contact Email: kyle@futureofflight.org. Contact Phone: 4254388100. Tuesday, July 26, 2016, 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM. Future of Flight Aviation Center & Boeing Tour 8415 Paine Field Blvd. Mukilteo, WA 98275. For more info visit www.futureofflight.org.

All Five Weeks Summer Camp Bundle, Ages 5-7

In KAC’s Summer Art Camp, students will make discoveries and learn new skills through use of a variety of mediums & techniques that include clay, paper, pencils, pens, markers, crayons, pastels, adhesives, printing ink, and water-based paints. Every week, a new adventure in art led by trained, professional art instructors. Explorations of culture and art history prompt lively enriching discussions. Students are further encouraged to connect with each other through the process of art critique. Learn, grow, create, and connect in KAC's Summer Art Camp! Receive a discounted rate for purchasing all five weeks. Walking field trips to local parks and downtown Kirkland as weather permits. After care until 4 PM available for an extra fee. To inquire about scholarships, email sleary@kirklandartscenter.org. Category: Arts & entertainment. Classes & lectures. Audience: Kids. Cost: $1,600.00. Contact Name: Liz VanBemmel. Contact Email: lvanbemmel@kirklandartscenter.org. Contact Phone: 425-822-7161. Tuesday, July 26, 2016, 9:00 AM – 3:00 PM. Lakeside Christian Church, 701 1st Street Kirkland, WA 98033. For more info visit kirklandartscenter.gosignmeup.com.

Baseball Positive Summer Sandlot Games Camp

Baseball Camps Summer Sandlot Games Camps Run by Baseball Positive June 20-23 Fall City @ Fall City Elementary July 5 - 8 Sammamish @ Beaver Lake Ball Fields July 11-14 Bellevue @ Ivanhoe Park (Additional Sandlot Games Camps are available throughout King and South Snohomish Counties, June 20 - Aug 18) Give your child an opportunity to have fun PLAYING baseball at camp this summer! The Sandlot Games Camps focus the majority of camp time on PLAYING GAMES. Woven into the Games format is teaching of the batting swing, throwing, catching, fielding and base running skills. All instructors are expertly trained members of the Baseball Positive coaching staff. The Games Camp format was designed by Baseball Positive Director, Mark Linden who ran the original version of the camp when he was a Division I College Head Coach. The format has been revised and perfected over the past decade based on Coach Mark’s hands on experience training youth coaches, teams an… Category: Sports & recreation. Audience: Kids. Teens. Dads. Moms. Families. Cost: $147/$187. Contact Name: Mark Linden. Contact Email: marklinden20@gmail.com. Contact Phone: 206-7145276. Tuesday, July 26, 2016, 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM. Three different locations: Fall City, Sammamish, and Bellevue. For more info visit www.baseballpositive.com.

Weekly Summer Camps

STEAM - Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, Math Camps at the Future of Flight. cAMP sessions are designed for students entering grades 4 - 8. Category: Arts & entertainment. Classes & lectures. Schools. Audience: Kids. Teens. Contact Name: Gus Posey. Contact Email: Gus@futureofflight.org. Contact Phone: 425-438-8100. Tuesday, July 26, 2016, 9:00 AM – 3:00 PM. Future of Flight Aviation Center & Boeing Tour 8415 Paine Field Blvd. Mukilteo, WA 98275. For more info visit www.futureofflight.org.

Nature Vision Summer Day Camps

Immerse your child in the natural world this summer with Nature Vision! Join us for exciting, unique camps in the amazing setting of Farrel-McWhirter Park in Redmond. Each week throughout the summer is a different theme that is child centered and focuses on the diversity within the natural world of the Pacific Northwest. All of our time will be spent outdoors with a wonderful mix of fun and challenging learning experiences, games, reflection, art, and much more. The weeklong day camps run Monday through Friday, 9:30am to 4:00pm, serving ages 5 to 12. Campers will be placed in groups based on age to accommodate both learning and physical abilities. There will be time each day where all campers are together, and there are activities that will include all campers playing and learning together. All of the day camps are facilitated by our knowledgeable team of staff Naturalists that have experience working with all ages and backgrounds of youth. Building community and an appreciation for all life is… Category: Outdoor. Sports & recreation. Audience: Kids. Cost: $246. Contact Name: Chuck Janovick. Contact Email: cjanovick@naturevision.org. Contact Phone: 507-841-1758. Tuesday, July 26, 2016, 9:30 AM – 4:00 PM. 19545 NE Redmond Rd, Redmond, WA 98053. For more info visit naturevision.org.

Play & Learn - Chinese

Family program, all ages welcome with adult. Stories, songs and rhymes in the Chinese language. Category: Arts & entertainment. Family. Organizations. Audience: Kids. Dads. Moms. Families. Cost: Free. Contact Name: Newcastle Library. Tuesday, July 26, 2016, 10:30 AM. Newcastle Library. For more info visit www.kcls.org.

Play & Learn - Spanish

Newborn to age 5 with caregiver. Have fun singing songs, telling stories, reading books, creating art and playing. Kaleidoscope Play & Learn is in English, and the facilitator is bilingual in English and Spanish. Space is limited. Category: Arts & entertainment. Family. Organizations. Audience: Kids. Dads. Moms. Families. Cost: Free. Contact Name: Lake Hills Library. Tuesday, July 26, 2016, 10:30 AM – 12:00 PM. Lake Hills Library. For more info visit www.kcls.org.

Free Summer Meals

Children and teens, ages 1 to 18. Nourish your body and brain while you read this summer! FREE lunch for children and teens. Meals provided with funding from the King County Library System Foundation. Category: Arts & entertainment. Food & drink. Organizations. Audience: Kids. Teens. Cost: Free. Contact Name: Newport Way Library. Tuesday, July 26, 2016, 1:00 PM. Newport Way Library. For more info visit www.kcls.org.

FREE Summer Meals at Newport Way Library!

Nourish your body and brain while you read this summer! FREE lunch for children and teens ages 1 to 18. Meals provided with funding from the King County Library System Foundation. Category: Food & drink. Audience: Kids. Teens. Families. Contact Name: Newport Way Library. Contact Phone: 425-747-2390. Tuesday, July 26, 2016, 1:00 PM. Newport Way Library 14250 SE Newport Way Bellevue WA 98006.

Graphic Novel Workshop

Presented by Phil Yeh, Graphic Novelist. Ages 10 and older. Calling all graphic novel lovers! The author of ninety books and comics shares his knowledge of the graphic novel and will tell you how writers get their ideas and turn them into books. Discover ways to combine real life scenarios into story and illustration. Category: Arts & entertainment. Classes & lectures. Organizations. Audience: Teens. Cost: Free. Contact Name: Bellevue Library. Tuesday, July 26, 2016, 2:00 PM. Bellevue Library. For more info visit www.kcls.org.

Read It, Sing It, Move It, Play It!

Presented by Nancy Stewart. Family program, all ages welcome with adult. Can you really read, sing, move and play at the same time? Well, try it out and you will probably be surprised! Come with the whole family to enjoy this popular Northwest singer-songwriter as she shows you how, using tongue-twisting, brain-building, jump up, silly songs and singing games. Limited, free tickets available 30 minutes before program. Category: Arts & entertainment. Family. Organizations. Audience: Kids. Dads. Moms. Families. Cost: Free. Contact Name: Bellevue Library. Tuesday, July 26, 2016, 2:30 PM. Bellevue Library. For more info visit www.kcls.org.

Brick Builders

Family program, all ages welcome with adult. The library will provide the LEGOs, you provide the fun! Build, create and share with other LEGO lovers. Category: Arts & entertainment. Family. Organizations. Audience: Kids. Dads. Moms. Families. Cost: Free. Contact Name: Lake Hills Library. Tuesday, July 26, 2016, 3:00 PM – 4:00 PM. Lake Hills Library. For more info visit www.kcls.org.

Brick Builders

All ages welcome. The library will provide the LEGOs, you provide the fun! Build, create and share with other LEGO lovers. Sponsored by the Bellevue Friends of the Library. Category: Family. Audience: Kids. Teens. Dads. Moms. Families. Cost: FREE. Contact Name: Lake Hills Library. Contact Phone: 425-747-3350. Tuesday, July 26, 2016, 3:00 PM – 4:00 PM. Lake Hills Library 15590 Lake Hills BLVD. Bellevue, WA 98007. For more info visit kcls.bibliocommons.com.

Toddler Time at SkyMania!

$5 for children 5 years and under, parent is free. We also offer complimentary, hot chocolate, coffee and other beverages to parents of young jumpers, plus a comfortable setting to relax while the kiddies play. Category: Family. Sports & recreation. Audience: Kids. Dads. Moms. Cost: $5. Contact Name: nancy. Contact Email: info@skymaniatrampolines.com. Contact Phone: 425-825-7599. Tuesday, July 26, 2016, 6:00 PM. 11801 NE 116th Street, Suite B, Kirkland, WA.

Talk Time Class

Practice speaking English with other English language learners. Learn about American culture and meet people from around the world. Classes are free, join anytime! Registration not required. Category: Arts & entertainment. Classes & lectures. Organizations. Audience: College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Cost: Free. Contact Name: Bellevue Library. Tuesday, July 26, 2016, 6:30 PM – 8:00 PM. Bellevue Library. For more info visit www.kcls.org.

Genealogy Research Help

Volunteers from the Eastside Genealogical Society can help you track the history of your family. Come by for research help and an introduction to the library's genealogy books, periodicals and databases. Category: Arts & entertainment. Classes & lectures. Organizations. Audience: College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Cost: Free. Contact Name: Bellevue Library. Tuesday, July 26, 2016, 7:00 PM. Bellevue Library. For more info visit www.kcls.org.

One-on-One Computer Help

Have computer or software questions? TechTutor volunteers provide basic level help to you. You may bring your own laptop, but TechTutors cannot provide hands-on or hardware assistance. No appointment necessary, assistance provided on a drop-in basis. Category: Arts & entertainment. Classes & lectures. Organizations. Audience: College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Cost: Free. Contact Name: Newport Way Library. Tuesday, July 26, 2016, 7:00 PM. Newport Way Library. For more info visit www.kcls.org.

SkyFit at SkyMania is Back!

Starting February 23rd. 7-8p.m. First class is free! (after that, $8 a class) So, come meet Lisa our instructor. What is SkyFit? SkyFit is without a doubt the most exciting workout you will have. It will leave your cheeks as sore as your quads from smiling so much!! It allows you to bounce, fly and spin while strengthening your core, toning muscles, and it is the ultimate way to start your day. SkyFit is a "cross-fit" style workout performed on the SkyMania Trampolines. This unique surface provides a low impact, high intensity workout that burns up to 1000 calories an hour! This full body workout builds cardio and muscles quickly! And.. It's incredibly fun!! Benefits: *68% more effective than jogging *Low to no impact *Increase circulation *Improves coordination, core strength, and muscle tone *Makes you feel like a kid again! Category: Classes & lectures. Sports & recreation. Audience: Kids. Teens. Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Families. Cost: First class is free. Contact Name: Nancy. Contact Email: info@skymaniatrampolines.com. Contact Phone: 425-825-7599. Tuesday, July 26, 2016, 7:00 PM – 8:00 PM. 11801 NE 116th Street, Suite B, Kirkland, WA. For more info visit www.skymaniatrampolines.com.

Special Lecture: Fergus Garrett of Great Dixter

Garden groupies alert: the head gardener at one of England's most famous and beloved gardens, Christopher Lloyd's Great Dixter, is coming to speak at the Bellevue Botanical Garden! Great Dixter is now a historic house and garden as well as a center for horticultural education, a place of pilgrimage for garden lovers across the globe. Fergus gives electrically brilliant talks about the how, when, and where of this iconic garden. Advance registration recommended. Doors open at 6:30pm. Category: Classes & lectures. Audience: Singles. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Cost: $25 Members, $40 Non-members. Tuesday, July 26, 2016, 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM. Bellevue Botanical Gardens 12001 Main St Bellevue, WA. For more info visit www.bellevuebotanical.org.

Sleep Train's School Supply Drive for Foster Kids

The first day of school is an exciting time for most kids. But for foster kids, it can bring uneasiness about starting over at a new school, making new friends, fitting in and keeping up with classwork. To help, Sleep Train is hosting its annual School Supply Drive, offering an easy way to give back to local foster kids. Now through September 4th, donate new school supplies at your nearest Sleep Train store. The most requested items include backpacks, 3-ring binders, notebooks, flash drives, and packs of pens and pencils. For more information, visit www.sleeptrainfosterkids.org. Category: Charitable. Audience: Kids. Teens. Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Families. Wednesday, July 27, 2016. 833 Bellevue Way NE Bellevue, WA 98004.

Free Summer Meals

Join United Way of King County for Free Summer Meals! From June 27th to August 26th meal sites in your area will provide free meals to kids and teens. Send your kids to join us for food, games, and fun! To find more where the nearest Summer Meal site is, visit foodinvasion.org or call 1-888-436-6392. Category: Family. Food & drink. Outdoor. Audience: Kids. Teens. Families. Contact Phone: 888-436-6392. Wednesday, July 27, 2016, 8:00 AM – 4:00 PM. Various Locations. For more info visit www.foodinvasion.org.

Aerospace Maker Project (AMP) Camp

Offers students in grades 9 - 12 the opportunity to learn about 3D modeling, 3D printing, materials science, engineering design, and more while earning college credit. Category: Arts & entertainment. Classes & lectures. Schools. Audience: Teens. Contact Name: Kyle Bates-Green. Contact Email: kyle@futureofflight.org. Contact Phone: 4254388100. Wednesday, July 27, 2016, 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM. Future of Flight Aviation Center & Boeing Tour 8415 Paine Field Blvd. Mukilteo, WA 98275. For more info visit www.futureofflight.org.

All Five Weeks Summer Camp Bundle, Ages 5-7

In KAC’s Summer Art Camp, students will make discoveries and learn new skills through use of a variety of mediums & techniques that include clay, paper, pencils, pens, markers, crayons, pastels, adhesives, printing ink, and water-based paints. Every week, a new adventure in art led by trained, professional art instructors. Explorations of culture and art history prompt lively enriching discussions. Students are further encouraged to connect with each other through the process of art critique. Learn, grow, create, and connect in KAC's Summer Art Camp! Receive a discounted rate for purchasing all five weeks. Walking field trips to local parks and downtown Kirkland as weather permits. After care until 4 PM available for an extra fee. To inquire about scholarships, email sleary@kirklandartscenter.org. Category: Arts & entertainment. Classes & lectures. Audience: Kids. Cost: $1,600.00. Contact Name: Liz VanBemmel. Contact Email: lvanbemmel@kirklandartscenter.org. Contact Phone: 425-822-7161. Wednesday, July 27, 2016, 9:00 AM – 3:00 PM. Lakeside Christian Church, 701 1st Street Kirkland, WA 98033. For more info visit kirklandartscenter.gosignmeup.com.

Baseball Positive Summer Sandlot Games Camp

Baseball Camps Summer Sandlot Games Camps Run by Baseball Positive June 20-23 Fall City @ Fall City Elementary July 5 - 8 Sammamish @ Beaver Lake Ball Fields July 11-14 Bellevue @ Ivanhoe Park (Additional Sandlot Games Camps are available throughout King and South Snohomish Counties, June 20 - Aug 18) Give your child an opportunity to have fun PLAYING baseball at camp this summer! The Sandlot Games Camps focus the majority of camp time on PLAYING GAMES. Woven into the Games format is teaching of the batting swing, throwing, catching, fielding and base running skills. All instructors are expertly trained members of the Baseball Positive coaching staff. The Games Camp format was designed by Baseball Positive Director, Mark Linden who ran the original version of the camp when he was a Division I College Head Coach. The format has been revised and perfected over the past decade based on Coach Mark’s hands on experience training youth coaches, teams an… Category: Sports & recreation. Audience: Kids. Teens. Dads. Moms. Families. Cost: $147/$187. Contact Name: Mark Linden. Contact Email: marklinden20@gmail.com. Contact Phone: 206-7145276. Wednesday, July 27, 2016, 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM. Three different locations: Fall City, Sammamish, and Bellevue. For more info visit www.baseballpositive.com.

Weekly Summer Camps

STEAM - Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, Math Camps at the Future of Flight. cAMP sessions are designed for students entering grades 4 - 8. Category: Arts & entertainment. Classes & lectures. Schools. Audience: Kids. Teens. Contact Name: Gus Posey. Contact Email: Gus@futureofflight.org. Contact Phone: 425-438-8100. Wednesday, July 27, 2016, 9:00 AM – 3:00 PM. Future of Flight Aviation Center & Boeing Tour 8415 Paine Field Blvd. Mukilteo, WA 98275. For more info visit www.futureofflight.org.

Nature Vision Summer Day Camps

Immerse your child in the natural world this summer with Nature Vision! Join us for exciting, unique camps in the amazing setting of Farrel-McWhirter Park in Redmond. Each week throughout the summer is a different theme that is child centered and focuses on the diversity within the natural world of the Pacific Northwest. All of our time will be spent outdoors with a wonderful mix of fun and challenging learning experiences, games, reflection, art, and much more. The weeklong day camps run Monday through Friday, 9:30am to 4:00pm, serving ages 5 to 12. Campers will be placed in groups based on age to accommodate both learning and physical abilities. There will be time each day where all campers are together, and there are activities that will include all campers playing and learning together. All of the day camps are facilitated by our knowledgeable team of staff Naturalists that have experience working with all ages and backgrounds of youth. Building community and an appreciation for all life is… Category: Outdoor. Sports & recreation. Audience: Kids. Cost: $246. Contact Name: Chuck Janovick. Contact Email: cjanovick@naturevision.org. Contact Phone: 507-841-1758. Wednesday, July 27, 2016, 9:30 AM – 4:00 PM. 19545 NE Redmond Rd, Redmond, WA 98053. For more info visit naturevision.org.

Toddler Story Time

Ages 1 to 3 with adult. Stories, songs and fun! Category: Arts & entertainment. Family. Music. Organizations. Audience: Kids. Dads. Moms. Families. Cost: Free. Contact Name: Newport Way Library. Wednesday, July 27, 2016, 10:30 AM. Newport Way Library. For more info visit www.kcls.org.

Juanita Beach Urban Coffee Walk

Join us for a 2.5 mile stroll that takes you out on the water, across a boardwalk and through wetlands. Often we see bald eagles, herons, cormorants, loons, turtles and a wide variety of ducks. The walk is paved, occurs rain or shine, and the route is stroller-friendly. Most weeks we do a short section of toddler-led walking in the middle, and if folks want to split into faster and slower groups to keep moving, we can accommodate that too. The walk starts at the roundabout near the entrance to Juanita Beach Park, heads southwest across the dock and then turns east and up to Juanita Bay Park and then back. We usually will go to Starbucks after the walk for coffee and tea, and if the weather is nice, we will take it to go back to the park for a little playtime. Meet at the park entrance at 11 AM and we will begin the walk by 11:15 AM! Category: Family. Outdoor. Audience: Dads. Moms. Families. Cost: FREE. Contact Name: Karyn Gaffney. Contact Email: karynhikeitbaby@gmail.com. Wednesday, July 27, 2016, 11:00 AM – 1:00 PM. 9703 NE Juanita Dr, Kirkland, WA 98034. For more info visit hikeitbaby.com.

Preschool Story Time

Ages 3 to 5 with adult. Stories, songs and fun! Category: Arts & entertainment. Family. Music. Organizations. Audience: Kids. Dads. Moms. Families. Cost: Free. Contact Name: Newport Way Library. Wednesday, July 27, 2016, 11:30 AM. Newport Way Library. For more info visit www.kcls.org.

Story Drama Workshop: Elephant and Piggie’s Are You Ready to Play Outside?

Ages 3 to 5 with adult. When Gerald and Piggie get together, anything is possible! They might get invited to a fancy pool costume party, learn a new dance, or spend the day playing ping-pong in silly hats. Using this popular children's story, create new characters and dramatic situations to overcome all sorts of challenges. Please register. Category: Arts & entertainment. Family. Organizations. Theater. Audience: Kids. Dads. Moms. Families. Cost: Free. Contact Name: Newcastle Library. Wednesday, July 27, 2016, 11:30 AM. Newcastle Library. For more info visit www.kcls.org.

Book Buddies Reading Practice

Elementary school ages. Drop in for a free, 20 minute reading practice session with a literacy trained teen volunteer. Books are provided, or bring your own. Category: Arts & entertainment. Family. Organizations. Audience: Kids. Dads. Moms. Cost: Free. Contact Name: Newport Way Library. Wednesday, July 27, 2016, 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM. Newport Way Library. For more info visit www.kcls.org.

Book Buddies Reading Practice

Drop in for a free, 20 minute reading practice session with a literacy trained teen volunteer. Books are provided, or bring your own. Category: Family. Audience: Kids. Teens. Families. Contact Name: Newport Way Library. Contact Phone: 425-747-2390. Wednesday, July 27, 2016, 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM. Newport Way Library 14250 SE Newport Way Bellevue WA 98006.

Genealogy Research Help

Volunteers from the Eastside Genealogical Society can help you track the history of your family. Come by for research help and an introduction to the library's genealogy books, periodicals and databases. Category: Arts & entertainment. Classes & lectures. Organizations. Audience: College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Cost: Free. Contact Name: Bellevue Library. Wednesday, July 27, 2016, 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM. Bellevue Library. For more info visit www.kcls.org.

Brick Builders

Family program, all ages welcome with adult. The library will provide the LEGOs, you provide the fun! Build, create and share with other LEGO lovers. Seating is limited; first-come, first-seated. Category: Arts & entertainment. Family. Organizations. Audience: Kids. Dads. Moms. Families. Cost: Free. Contact Name: Bellevue Library. Wednesday, July 27, 2016, 1:30 PM – 2:30 PM. Bellevue Library. For more info visit www.kcls.org.

Study Zone

Drop in for homework help from trained volunteer tutors. The service is open to students in grades K-12 or anyone up to the age of 21 studying for the GED. Category: Arts & entertainment. Classes & lectures. Organizations. Audience: Kids. Teens. Cost: Free. Contact Name: Lake Hills Library. Wednesday, July 27, 2016, 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM. Lake Hills Library. For more info visit www.kcls.org.

Study Zone

Drop in for homework help from trained volunteer tutors. The service is open to students in grades K-12 or anyone up to the age of 21 studying for the GED. Category: Classes & lectures. Audience: Kids. Teens. Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Families. Cost: FREE. Contact Name: Lake Hills Library. Contact Phone: 425-747-3350. Wednesday, July 27, 2016, 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM. Lake Hills Library 15590 Lake Hills BLVD. Bellevue, WA 98007. For more info visit kcls.bibliocommons.com.

Teen Tabletop Gaming

Middle and high school ages. Drop in with a favorite board or card game and teach others, or come learn one of our featured games. Games available will include Settlers of Catan, Small World, Coup, Resistance, Vegas Showdown, Seven Wonders, Dominion, Mexica and more. No prior knowledge needed. Snacks will be provided. Category: Arts & entertainment. Organizations. Audience: Teens. Cost: Free. Contact Name: Newport Way Library. Wednesday, July 27, 2016, 3:30 PM. Newport Way Library. For more info visit www.kcls.org.

Teen Tabletop Gaming

Drop in with a favorite board or card game and teach others, or come learn one of our featured games. Games available will include Settlers of Catan, Small World, Coup, Resistance, Vegas Showdown, Seven Wonders, Dominion, Mexica and more. No prior knowledge needed. Snacks will be provided. Category: Arts & entertainment. Audience: Teens. Contact Name: Newport Way Library. Contact Phone: 425-747-2390. Wednesday, July 27, 2016, 3:30 PM. Newport Way Library 14250 SE Newport Way Bellevue WA 98006.

EvergreenHealth Board of Commissioners Expansion Workshops

As a public district health care system, EvergreenHealth is governed by a Board of Commissioners, each of whom is elected by the voters in the district to serve a six-year term. The Board provides governance and accountability for EvergreenHealth’s mission, vision and purpose, quality, service and overall effectiveness, through collaboration and counsel to the system’s CEO. EvergreenHealth will be holding a series of workshops for District residents who have an interest in learning more about the role of commissioners and how to apply if interested in service as a commissioner. The Prospective Commissioners Informational Workshops are scheduled for June 15 and July 27, 2016; with a make-up session to be scheduled shortly after the August election. The workshops are free and open to the public. Attendees will learn more about EvergreenHealth, the responsibilities of a public district hospital commissioner and the requirements of serving on the board of EvergreenHealth. Participants will gain a bro… Category: Government. Organizations. Political. Wednesday, July 27, 2016, 5:00 PM – 7:00 PM. EvergreenHealth Medical Center in Tan 250 12040 NE 128th St Kirkland, WA 98034.

Medical Teams International Summer Bash

Bring your family & friends to Medical Teams International and enjoy food, fun and the Real. Life. Exhibit. Come anytime between 5 and 8pm. Please RSVP to events@medicalteams.org or 425-454-8326. Category: Charitable. Fairs & festivals. Family. Food & drink. Music. Organizations. Volunteer. Audience: Kids. Teens. Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Families. Cost: FREE. Contact Name: Medical Teams International. Contact Email: events@medicalteams.org. Contact Phone: 425-454-8326. Wednesday, July 27, 2016, 5:00 PM – 8:00 PM. Medical Teams International Redmond Offices 9680 153rd Avenue NE Redmond, WA 98052. For more info visit www.medicalteams.org.

First Tech Movies@Marymoor presents Star Wars: The Force Awakens

The First Tech Movies@Marymoor Park feature big screen outdoor movies, live entertainment, trivia and the region’s best food trucks. Wednesdays from July 6 - August 24. Seating opens at 6:30 pm followed by entertainment, trivia and event activities. Movies start at dusk. Presented by Overlake Medical Clinics. 2016 Schedule Jul. 6 Back to the Future Jul. 13 Jurassic World Jul. 20 Inside Out Jul. 27 Star Wars: The Force Awakens Aug. 3 Aladdin Aug. 10 Singin’ in the Rain Aug. 17 Zootopia Aug. 24 The Princess Bride. Category: Arts & entertainment. Family. Outdoor. Audience: Kids. Teens. Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Families. Cost: $5 per person at the event. 5 and under free. Parking: $5 per vehicle. Contact Name: Epic Events. Contact Email: info@epicevents.us. Wednesday, July 27, 2016, 6:00 PM – 11:00 PM. King County’s Marymoor Park in Redmond, WA 6046 West Lake Sammamish Parkway Northeast, Redmond, Washington 98052. For more info visit www.epiceap.com.

Toddler Time at SkyMania!

$5 for children 5 years and under, parent is free. We also offer complimentary, hot chocolate, coffee and other beverages to parents of young jumpers, plus a comfortable setting to relax while the kiddies play. Category: Family. Sports & recreation. Audience: Kids. Dads. Moms. Cost: $5. Contact Name: nancy. Contact Email: info@skymaniatrampolines.com. Contact Phone: 425-825-7599. Wednesday, July 27, 2016, 6:00 PM. 11801 NE 116th Street, Suite B, Kirkland, WA.

Yoga and Meditation

Unity of Bellevue is excited to offer 6:00pm Wednesday YOGA“plus” starting on April 6th! Howard Lamb, with GRUVflow Yoga and a RYT 200hr certified instructor, will lead a “slow flow yin” class accessible for all levels. For a great vibe the practice will be held in the Atrium featuring a surround sound system streaming downtempo electronic music with lava lamps illuminating the stone garden wall! Following every yoga class there will be a 7:15pm “Plus” Event featuring a guest speaker or musician to replenish your mid-week spiritual well. Makenna Wagner will launch the series on April 6th with an intimate musical performance accompanied by Bob De Dea on the keyboards! Every 2nd and 4th Wednesdays at 7:15pm Dr. Brenda Butterfield, a mental health therapist and mindfulness based stress reduction (MBSR) instructor, will lead a Mindful Meditation followed by an opportunity to share and connect with others learning to live a more contemplative life. All are invited to attend both, the yoga, or the Plus ev… Category: Classes & lectures. Faith. Sports & recreation. Audience: Teens. Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Cost: $10 - $25. Contact Name: Howard Lamb. Wednesday, July 27, 2016, 6:00 PM – 8:15 PM. Unity of Bellevue 16330 NE 4th St, Bellevue, WA 98008. For more info visit www.unityofbellevue.org.

Friends of the Newcastle Library Meeting

Join us! Category: Arts & entertainment. Organizations. Service clubs. Volunteer. Audience: College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Cost: Free. Contact Name: Newcastle Library. Wednesday, July 27, 2016, 7:00 PM. Newcastle Library. For more info visit www.kcls.org.

Big Fish

See our website taproottheatre.org for specific dates and times. Taproot Theatre presents Big Fish, by John August, with Music and Lyrics by Andrew Lippa, based on the novel by Daniel Wallace and the Columbia Motion Picture written by John August as part of their 40th Anniversary Season. Every man wants to be a hero to his son. Edward’s never been much of a dad, but as fantasy wages war with reality his tall tales of mermaids and giants may make his son a better man. Let yourself be reeled in by this adventurous and romantic musical based on the beloved novel and award-winning film. July 6 – August 13, 2016 • Wed/Thur, 7:30 pm; Fri/Sat, 8:00 pm; Sat matinee, 2:00 pm Previews: July 6 & 7, 7:30 pm Opening night: July 8, 8:00 pm Pay What You Can: July 13, 7:30 pm Midweek Matinee: July 12, 2:00 pm (with post-play discussion) Post-play Discussions: Wednesday nights excluding Preview and July 27 There is no performance on July 27 Tickets are available online at www.taproottheatre.org/buy-ticket… Category: Arts & entertainment. Theater. Audience: Kids. Teens. Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Families. Cost: $25 - $46. Contact Name: Box Office. Contact Email: box@taproottheatre.org. Contact Phone: 2067819707. Wednesday, July 27, 2016, 7:30 PM – 9:50 PM. Taproot Theatre Company 204 N 85th St Seattle, WA 98103. For more info visit taproottheatre.org.

MetroDemic Scavenger Hunt

Engage your brain and get some exercise with a team of friends as you explore the downtown Bellevue in a quirky online scavenger hunt. Your team (up to four people) has 90 minutes to save as many people as possible from a deadly epidemic armed only with your wits and your cell phones! To save lives, you’ll follow a map to different “outbreak” locations within 2 square blocks of the Microsoft campus in downtown Bellevue. At each outbreak location, you’ll be presented with scavenger hunt questions, pub-style trivia, and brain puzzles to earn points. The entire team is allowed to use their cell phones to help answer questions. At the end of the game, you’ll compare the number of lives you rescued with other brave teams who played in Bellevue. You can launch a game of MetroDemic at any time with your friends and co-workers. Purchase the game at www.metrodemic.com. Category: Family. Outdoor. Sports & recreation. Audience: Singles. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Families. Cost: $35.00 for a team of four people. Contact Name: KurioCity Games. Contact Email: metrodemic@kuriocitygames.com. Contact Phone: (347) 850-7609. Thursday, July 28, 2016. 10850 NE 6th Street Bellevue, WA 98004. For more info visit www.metrodemic.com.

Pacific Northwest Writer's Conference

The Conference offers a robust line of workshops and Master Classes for writers of all levels. Topics range from character development to how to pitch an agent to self-publishing. With over 30 publishing agents and editors will be in attendance, the conference offers an opportunity to pitch your project. Category: Arts & entertainment. Classes & lectures. Organizations. Contact Name: Maria Philips. Contact Email: mariapnwa@gmail.com. Contact Phone: 425-673-2665. Thursday, July 28, 2016 – Sunday, July 31, 2016. Double Tree Hotel Seattle Airport 18740 International Blvd Seattle, WA 98188.

Sleep Train's School Supply Drive for Foster Kids

The first day of school is an exciting time for most kids. But for foster kids, it can bring uneasiness about starting over at a new school, making new friends, fitting in and keeping up with classwork. To help, Sleep Train is hosting its annual School Supply Drive, offering an easy way to give back to local foster kids. Now through September 4th, donate new school supplies at your nearest Sleep Train store. The most requested items include backpacks, 3-ring binders, notebooks, flash drives, and packs of pens and pencils. For more information, visit www.sleeptrainfosterkids.org. Category: Charitable. Audience: Kids. Teens. Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Families. Thursday, July 28, 2016. 833 Bellevue Way NE Bellevue, WA 98004.

Free Summer Meals

Join United Way of King County for Free Summer Meals! From June 27th to August 26th meal sites in your area will provide free meals to kids and teens. Send your kids to join us for food, games, and fun! To find more where the nearest Summer Meal site is, visit foodinvasion.org or call 1-888-436-6392. Category: Family. Food & drink. Outdoor. Audience: Kids. Teens. Families. Contact Phone: 888-436-6392. Thursday, July 28, 2016, 8:00 AM – 4:00 PM. Various Locations. For more info visit www.foodinvasion.org.

Aerospace Maker Project (AMP) Camp

Offers students in grades 9 - 12 the opportunity to learn about 3D modeling, 3D printing, materials science, engineering design, and more while earning college credit. Category: Arts & entertainment. Classes & lectures. Schools. Audience: Teens. Contact Name: Kyle Bates-Green. Contact Email: kyle@futureofflight.org. Contact Phone: 4254388100. Thursday, July 28, 2016, 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM. Future of Flight Aviation Center & Boeing Tour 8415 Paine Field Blvd. Mukilteo, WA 98275. For more info visit www.futureofflight.org.

All Five Weeks Summer Camp Bundle, Ages 5-7

In KAC’s Summer Art Camp, students will make discoveries and learn new skills through use of a variety of mediums & techniques that include clay, paper, pencils, pens, markers, crayons, pastels, adhesives, printing ink, and water-based paints. Every week, a new adventure in art led by trained, professional art instructors. Explorations of culture and art history prompt lively enriching discussions. Students are further encouraged to connect with each other through the process of art critique. Learn, grow, create, and connect in KAC's Summer Art Camp! Receive a discounted rate for purchasing all five weeks. Walking field trips to local parks and downtown Kirkland as weather permits. After care until 4 PM available for an extra fee. To inquire about scholarships, email sleary@kirklandartscenter.org. Category: Arts & entertainment. Classes & lectures. Audience: Kids. Cost: $1,600.00. Contact Name: Liz VanBemmel. Contact Email: lvanbemmel@kirklandartscenter.org. Contact Phone: 425-822-7161. Thursday, July 28, 2016, 9:00 AM – 3:00 PM. Lakeside Christian Church, 701 1st Street Kirkland, WA 98033. For more info visit kirklandartscenter.gosignmeup.com.

Baseball Positive Summer Sandlot Games Camp

Baseball Camps Summer Sandlot Games Camps Run by Baseball Positive June 20-23 Fall City @ Fall City Elementary July 5 - 8 Sammamish @ Beaver Lake Ball Fields July 11-14 Bellevue @ Ivanhoe Park (Additional Sandlot Games Camps are available throughout King and South Snohomish Counties, June 20 - Aug 18) Give your child an opportunity to have fun PLAYING baseball at camp this summer! The Sandlot Games Camps focus the majority of camp time on PLAYING GAMES. Woven into the Games format is teaching of the batting swing, throwing, catching, fielding and base running skills. All instructors are expertly trained members of the Baseball Positive coaching staff. The Games Camp format was designed by Baseball Positive Director, Mark Linden who ran the original version of the camp when he was a Division I College Head Coach. The format has been revised and perfected over the past decade based on Coach Mark’s hands on experience training youth coaches, teams an… Category: Sports & recreation. Audience: Kids. Teens. Dads. Moms. Families. Cost: $147/$187. Contact Name: Mark Linden. Contact Email: marklinden20@gmail.com. Contact Phone: 206-7145276. Thursday, July 28, 2016, 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM. Three different locations: Fall City, Sammamish, and Bellevue. For more info visit www.baseballpositive.com.

Weekly Summer Camps

STEAM - Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, Math Camps at the Future of Flight. cAMP sessions are designed for students entering grades 4 - 8. Category: Arts & entertainment. Classes & lectures. Schools. Audience: Kids. Teens. Contact Name: Gus Posey. Contact Email: Gus@futureofflight.org. Contact Phone: 425-438-8100. Thursday, July 28, 2016, 9:00 AM – 3:00 PM. Future of Flight Aviation Center & Boeing Tour 8415 Paine Field Blvd. Mukilteo, WA 98275. For more info visit www.futureofflight.org.

Nature Vision Summer Day Camps

Immerse your child in the natural world this summer with Nature Vision! Join us for exciting, unique camps in the amazing setting of Farrel-McWhirter Park in Redmond. Each week throughout the summer is a different theme that is child centered and focuses on the diversity within the natural world of the Pacific Northwest. All of our time will be spent outdoors with a wonderful mix of fun and challenging learning experiences, games, reflection, art, and much more. The weeklong day camps run Monday through Friday, 9:30am to 4:00pm, serving ages 5 to 12. Campers will be placed in groups based on age to accommodate both learning and physical abilities. There will be time each day where all campers are together, and there are activities that will include all campers playing and learning together. All of the day camps are facilitated by our knowledgeable team of staff Naturalists that have experience working with all ages and backgrounds of youth. Building community and an appreciation for all life is… Category: Outdoor. Sports & recreation. Audience: Kids. Cost: $246. Contact Name: Chuck Janovick. Contact Email: cjanovick@naturevision.org. Contact Phone: 507-841-1758. Thursday, July 28, 2016, 9:30 AM – 4:00 PM. 19545 NE Redmond Rd, Redmond, WA 98053. For more info visit naturevision.org.

Japanese Story Time

Family program, all ages welcome with adult. Stories, songs and fun! Category: Arts & entertainment. Family. Music. Organizations. Audience: Kids. Dads. Moms. Families. Cost: Free. Contact Name: Newcastle Library. Thursday, July 28, 2016, 10:30 AM. Newcastle Library. For more info visit www.kcls.org.

Mercer Island Visual Arts League Gallery - July

July 10th Sunday Gallery opening during Summer Celebration. Noon to 4pm 25+ local creative artists sharing their passion with the public. Gallery is a unique place to explore and shop. Meet the artists that manage the gallery and learn about MIVAL. Inspiring community through visuals arts since 1961. Category: Arts & entertainment. Audience: Kids. Teens. Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Families. Cost: Free. Contact Name: Nannette Bassett. Contact Email: nannettebas@gmail.com. Contact Phone: 206-232-8148. Thursday, July 28, 2016, 12:00 PM – 6:00 PM. 2836 78th Ave SE 98040.

Center on Contemporary Art presents "American Power"

Center on Contemporary Art presents “American Power” Exploring the current climate of fear and rage found in America On Thursday, July 7, 2016 Center on Contemporary Art (CoCA) proudly presents “American Power” featuring a partial remounting of internationally acclaimed conceptual artist, Paul Rucker’s, “Rewind Exhibit” recently exhibited at the Baltimore Museum of Art. The terms "American" and "power" convey the central metaphors of additional works by Pacific Northwest artists Tracy Boyd, Chris Crites, Rebecca Cummins and Troy Gua. Work throughout the exhibit responds to the current climate around guns and violence, while it also addresses the hostility for those that don’t look or act similar to the “norm.” While art venues in the United States are increasingly interested in contemporary art that is vague and apolitical, CoCA takes the month of July to feature artists that speak out and stand up for their views and use art as tool for social change. CoCA seeks to create community where it is nee… Category: Arts & entertainment. Audience: Kids. Teens. Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Families. Cost: Free. Contact Name: Nichole DeMent. Contact Email: info@cocaseattle.org. Contact Phone: 2067281980. Thursday, July 28, 2016, 1:00 PM – 7:00 PM. CoCA PS35 106 Cherry St. Seattle, WA info@cocaseattle.org www.cocaseattle.org 206.728.1980 Gallery Hours: Thurs, Fri, Sat 1PM-7PM.

Free Summer Meals

Children and teens, ages 1 to 18. Nourish your body and brain while you read this summer! FREE lunch for children and teens. Meals provided with funding from the King County Library System Foundation. Category: Arts & entertainment. Food & drink. Organizations. Audience: Kids. Teens. Cost: Free. Contact Name: Newport Way Library. Thursday, July 28, 2016, 1:00 PM. Newport Way Library. For more info visit www.kcls.org.

FREE Summer Meals at Newport Way Library!

Nourish your body and brain while you read this summer! FREE lunch for children and teens ages 1 to 18. Meals provided with funding from the King County Library System Foundation. Category: Food & drink. Audience: Kids. Teens. Families. Contact Name: Newport Way Library. Contact Phone: 425-747-2390. Thursday, July 28, 2016, 1:00 PM. Newport Way Library 14250 SE Newport Way Bellevue WA 98006.

Book Exchange and More!

Ages 5 to 90+. Bring in up to 5 good-condition elementary, middle, high school level or adult books and trade them in for some new-to-you titles. In addition, every Thursday afternoon will feature an all-ages activity. Call the Bellevue Children's Department at 425.450.1775 for more information about the activity each week. Sponsored by Bellevue Friends of the Library. Category: Classes & lectures. Audience: Kids. Teens. Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Families. Cost: FREE. Contact Name: Bellevue Library. Contact Phone: 425-450-1765. Thursday, July 28, 2016, 1:30 PM – 3:00 PM. Bellevue Library 1111 110th Ave NE Bellevue, WA 98004. For more info visit kcls.bibliocommons.com.

Book Exchange and More!

Bring in up to 5 good-condition elementary, middle or high school level books and trade them in for some new-to-you titles. (No board books!) In addition, every Thursday afternoon will feature an all-ages activity. Call the Bellevue Children's Department at 425.450.1775 for more information about the activity each week. Category: Arts & entertainment. Family. Organizations. Audience: Kids. Teens. Dads. Moms. Families. Cost: Free. Contact Name: Bellevue Library. Thursday, July 28, 2016, 1:30 PM – 3:00 PM. Bellevue Library. For more info visit www.kcls.org.

Computer Coach

One-on-one assistance from KCLS librarians. Geared toward absolute beginners and those wanting to improve their computer skills for work, home and school. Spanish speaker and Russian interpreter available. First come, first served, or by appointment. Call 425.450.1778 for an appointment. Category: Arts & entertainment. Classes & lectures. Organizations. Audience: College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Cost: Free. Contact Name: Library Connection @ Crossroads. Thursday, July 28, 2016, 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM. Crossroads Mini City Hall. For more info visit www.kcls.org.

Redmond Town Center Summer Concert Series

Join us on three Thursdays in July to relax and unwind to the upbeat sounds of summer! Bring your family and friends Thursday evenings to Center Court for an exhilarating evening of high quality musical entertainment, a beer/wine garden and summer bites. The adults will enjoy the sounds of local bands while the kids take pleasure in bean bag toss, sidewalk chalk and the fountain. Summer Concert Series sponsored by Guitar Center THURSDAY, JULY 14 / 5:30 TO 7:30 P.M. Cashing in Karma Mix of pop / alternative. Winner of Hard Rock’s band contest and 2015 crowd favorite! cashinginkarma.bandcamp.com THURSDAY, JULY 21 / 5:30 TO 7:30 P.M. The BGP Pop / blue-eyed soul / indie. Judge favorite on America’s Got Talent! wearethebgp.com THURSDAY, JULY 28 / 5:30 TO 7:30 P.M. Heels to the Hardwood A soulful Americana rock band that commands the vocal stage with powerhouse vocals, expressive and honest lyrics, intricate guitar riffs, smooth notes of keyboard and pedal steel, and pulsating back beats that… Category: Arts & entertainment. Music. Outdoor. Audience: Kids. Teens. Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Families. Cost: Free. Contact Name: Guest Services. Contact Email: GuestServices@redmondtowncenter.com. Contact Phone: 425-869-2640. Thursday, July 28, 2016, 5:30 PM – 7:30 PM. Redmond Town Center - 7525 166th Ave. NE, Redmond, WA 98052. For more info visit redmondtowncenter.com.

Sensational Summer Smoothies Workshop

Presented by Laurie Pfalzer, Pastry Chef of Pastry Craft. Ages 11 and older. Summer is the perfect time to enjoy a refreshing smoothie! We'll learn to make fabulous smoothies with fresh seasonal fruit, and even some vegetables! Discover how to combine flavors such as sweet, bitter and sour to mix up a delectable cold summer drink. All supplies provided. Please register. Category: Arts & entertainment. Classes & lectures. Food & drink. Organizations. Audience: Teens. Cost: Free. Contact Name: Library Connection @ Crossroads. Thursday, July 28, 2016, 6:00 PM – 7:30 PM. Crossroads Community Center, 16000 NE 10th Street, Bellevue. For more info visit www.kcls.org.

Toddler Time at SkyMania!

$5 for children 5 years and under, parent is free. We also offer complimentary, hot chocolate, coffee and other beverages to parents of young jumpers, plus a comfortable setting to relax while the kiddies play. Category: Family. Sports & recreation. Audience: Kids. Dads. Moms. Cost: $5. Contact Name: nancy. Contact Email: info@skymaniatrampolines.com. Contact Phone: 425-825-7599. Thursday, July 28, 2016, 6:00 PM. 11801 NE 116th Street, Suite B, Kirkland, WA.

PEMCO Movies at Magnuson Park presents The Incredibles

The PEMCO Outdoor Movies at Magnuson Park feature big screen outdoor movies, live entertainment, trivia and the region’s best food trucks. Thursdays from July 7 - August 25. Seating opens at 6:30 pm followed by entertainment, trivia and event activities. Movies start at dusk. All events are dog friendly. Presented by Seattle Children’s. 2016 Schedule Jul. 7 Ferris Bueller’s Day Off Jul. 14 Labyrinth Jul. 21 Star Wars: The Force Awakens Jul. 28 The Incredibles Aug. 4 Guardians of the Galaxy Aug. 11 Zootopia Aug. 18 The Sandlot Aug. 25 The Goonies. Category: Arts & entertainment. Cost: $5 per person at the event. 5 and under free. Contact Name: Epic Events. Contact Email: info@epicevents.us. Thursday, July 28, 2016, 6:30 PM – 11:00 PM. Magnuson Park in Seattle 7400 Sand Point Way NE, Seattle, WA 98115. For more info visit www.epiceap.com.

Family Movie Night

Family program, all ages welcome with adult. All movies will start at 7pm in Meeting Room 5, and all are rated G or PG. Call the Bellevue Children's Department for schedule, 425.450.1775. Bring your own snacks. Seating is limited. First-come, first-seated. Category: Arts & entertainment. Family. Organizations. Audience: Kids. Dads. Moms. Families. Cost: Free. Contact Name: Bellevue Library. Thursday, July 28, 2016, 7:00 PM. Bellevue Library. For more info visit www.kcls.org.

Newcastle Library Book Club: Summer Edition!

Dandelion Wine: A Novel by Ray Bradbury. Category: Arts & entertainment. Organizations. Audience: College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Cost: Free. Contact Name: Newcastle Library. Thursday, July 28, 2016, 7:00 PM. Newcastle Library. For more info visit www.kcls.org.

Big Fish

See our website taproottheatre.org for specific dates and times. Taproot Theatre presents Big Fish, by John August, with Music and Lyrics by Andrew Lippa, based on the novel by Daniel Wallace and the Columbia Motion Picture written by John August as part of their 40th Anniversary Season. Every man wants to be a hero to his son. Edward’s never been much of a dad, but as fantasy wages war with reality his tall tales of mermaids and giants may make his son a better man. Let yourself be reeled in by this adventurous and romantic musical based on the beloved novel and award-winning film. July 6 – August 13, 2016 • Wed/Thur, 7:30 pm; Fri/Sat, 8:00 pm; Sat matinee, 2:00 pm Previews: July 6 & 7, 7:30 pm Opening night: July 8, 8:00 pm Pay What You Can: July 13, 7:30 pm Midweek Matinee: July 12, 2:00 pm (with post-play discussion) Post-play Discussions: Wednesday nights excluding Preview and July 27 There is no performance on July 27 Tickets are available online at www.taproottheatre.org/buy-ticket… Category: Arts & entertainment. Theater. Audience: Kids. Teens. Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Families. Cost: $25 - $46. Contact Name: Box Office. Contact Email: box@taproottheatre.org. Contact Phone: 2067819707. Thursday, July 28, 2016, 7:30 PM – 9:50 PM. Taproot Theatre Company 204 N 85th St Seattle, WA 98103. For more info visit taproottheatre.org.

Sleep Train's School Supply Drive for Foster Kids

The first day of school is an exciting time for most kids. But for foster kids, it can bring uneasiness about starting over at a new school, making new friends, fitting in and keeping up with classwork. To help, Sleep Train is hosting its annual School Supply Drive, offering an easy way to give back to local foster kids. Now through September 4th, donate new school supplies at your nearest Sleep Train store. The most requested items include backpacks, 3-ring binders, notebooks, flash drives, and packs of pens and pencils. For more information, visit www.sleeptrainfosterkids.org. Category: Charitable. Audience: Kids. Teens. Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Families. Friday, July 29, 2016. 833 Bellevue Way NE Bellevue, WA 98004.

Free Summer Meals

Join United Way of King County for Free Summer Meals! From June 27th to August 26th meal sites in your area will provide free meals to kids and teens. Send your kids to join us for food, games, and fun! To find more where the nearest Summer Meal site is, visit foodinvasion.org or call 1-888-436-6392. Category: Family. Food & drink. Outdoor. Audience: Kids. Teens. Families. Contact Phone: 888-436-6392. Friday, July 29, 2016, 8:00 AM – 4:00 PM. Various Locations. For more info visit www.foodinvasion.org.

Aerospace Maker Project (AMP) Camp

Offers students in grades 9 - 12 the opportunity to learn about 3D modeling, 3D printing, materials science, engineering design, and more while earning college credit. Category: Arts & entertainment. Classes & lectures. Schools. Audience: Teens. Contact Name: Kyle Bates-Green. Contact Email: kyle@futureofflight.org. Contact Phone: 4254388100. Friday, July 29, 2016, 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM. Future of Flight Aviation Center & Boeing Tour 8415 Paine Field Blvd. Mukilteo, WA 98275. For more info visit www.futureofflight.org.

All Five Weeks Summer Camp Bundle, Ages 5-7

In KAC’s Summer Art Camp, students will make discoveries and learn new skills through use of a variety of mediums & techniques that include clay, paper, pencils, pens, markers, crayons, pastels, adhesives, printing ink, and water-based paints. Every week, a new adventure in art led by trained, professional art instructors. Explorations of culture and art history prompt lively enriching discussions. Students are further encouraged to connect with each other through the process of art critique. Learn, grow, create, and connect in KAC's Summer Art Camp! Receive a discounted rate for purchasing all five weeks. Walking field trips to local parks and downtown Kirkland as weather permits. After care until 4 PM available for an extra fee. To inquire about scholarships, email sleary@kirklandartscenter.org. Category: Arts & entertainment. Classes & lectures. Audience: Kids. Cost: $1,600.00. Contact Name: Liz VanBemmel. Contact Email: lvanbemmel@kirklandartscenter.org. Contact Phone: 425-822-7161. Friday, July 29, 2016, 9:00 AM – 3:00 PM. Lakeside Christian Church, 701 1st Street Kirkland, WA 98033. For more info visit kirklandartscenter.gosignmeup.com.

Weekly Summer Camps

STEAM - Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, Math Camps at the Future of Flight. cAMP sessions are designed for students entering grades 4 - 8. Category: Arts & entertainment. Classes & lectures. Schools. Audience: Kids. Teens. Contact Name: Gus Posey. Contact Email: Gus@futureofflight.org. Contact Phone: 425-438-8100. Friday, July 29, 2016, 9:00 AM – 3:00 PM. Future of Flight Aviation Center & Boeing Tour 8415 Paine Field Blvd. Mukilteo, WA 98275. For more info visit www.futureofflight.org.

Nature Vision Summer Day Camps

Immerse your child in the natural world this summer with Nature Vision! Join us for exciting, unique camps in the amazing setting of Farrel-McWhirter Park in Redmond. Each week throughout the summer is a different theme that is child centered and focuses on the diversity within the natural world of the Pacific Northwest. All of our time will be spent outdoors with a wonderful mix of fun and challenging learning experiences, games, reflection, art, and much more. The weeklong day camps run Monday through Friday, 9:30am to 4:00pm, serving ages 5 to 12. Campers will be placed in groups based on age to accommodate both learning and physical abilities. There will be time each day where all campers are together, and there are activities that will include all campers playing and learning together. All of the day camps are facilitated by our knowledgeable team of staff Naturalists that have experience working with all ages and backgrounds of youth. Building community and an appreciation for all life is… Category: Outdoor. Sports & recreation. Audience: Kids. Cost: $246. Contact Name: Chuck Janovick. Contact Email: cjanovick@naturevision.org. Contact Phone: 507-841-1758. Friday, July 29, 2016, 9:30 AM – 4:00 PM. 19545 NE Redmond Rd, Redmond, WA 98053. For more info visit naturevision.org.

Tutoría para Adultos en Español/Tutoring for Adults in Spanish

Tutorías gratuitas en español para adultos buscando apoyo con la lectura, escritura, matemáticas y computación en español. Free drop-in tutoring for Spanish-speaking adults seeking support in reading, writing,math and computer skills in Spanish. Category: Classes & lectures. Audience: Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Cost: FREE. Contact Name: Bellevue Library. Contact Phone: 425-450-1765. Friday, July 29, 2016, 10:00 AM – 1:00 PM. Bellevue Library 1111 110th Ave NE Bellevue, WA 98004. For more info visit kcls.bibliocommons.com.

Tutoría para Adultos en Español/Tutoring for Adults in Spanish

Tutorías gratuitas en español para adultos buscando apoyo con la lectura, escritura, matemáticas y computación en español. Free drop-in tutoring for Spanish-speaking adults seeking support in reading, writing,math and computer skills in Spanish. No class Monday July 4th, 2016. Category: Classes & lectures. Audience: Dads. Moms. Seniors. Cost: Free. Friday, July 29, 2016, 10:00 AM – 1:00 PM. Bellevue Library 1111 110th Avenue NE Bellevue WA 98004. For more info visit kcls.bibliocommons.com.

Tutoring for Adults in Spanish

Free drop-in tutoring for Spanish-speaking adults seeking support in reading, writing, math and computer skills in Spanish. Category: Arts & entertainment. Classes & lectures. Organizations. Audience: College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Cost: Free. Contact Name: Bellevue Library. Friday, July 29, 2016, 10:00 AM. Bellevue Library. For more info visit www.kcls.org.

Play & Learn - Chinese

Newborn to age 5 with adult. Stories, songs and rhymes in the Chinese language. Category: Arts & entertainment. Family. Organizations. Audience: Kids. Dads. Moms. Families. Cost: Free. Contact Name: Newport Way Library. Friday, July 29, 2016, 10:30 AM. Newport Way Library. For more info visit www.kcls.org.

Family Story Time

Bring your lunch and listen to stories! Family program, all ages welcome with adult. Stories, songs and fun! Category: Arts & entertainment. Family. Music. Organizations. Audience: Kids. Dads. Moms. Families. Cost: Free. Contact Name: Bellevue Library. Friday, July 29, 2016, 12:00 PM. Bellevue Library. For more info visit www.kcls.org.

Mercer Island Visual Arts League Gallery - July

July 10th Sunday Gallery opening during Summer Celebration. Noon to 4pm 25+ local creative artists sharing their passion with the public. Gallery is a unique place to explore and shop. Meet the artists that manage the gallery and learn about MIVAL. Inspiring community through visuals arts since 1961. Category: Arts & entertainment. Audience: Kids. Teens. Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Families. Cost: Free. Contact Name: Nannette Bassett. Contact Email: nannettebas@gmail.com. Contact Phone: 206-232-8148. Friday, July 29, 2016, 12:00 PM – 6:00 PM. 2836 78th Ave SE 98040.

Center on Contemporary Art presents "American Power"

Center on Contemporary Art presents “American Power” Exploring the current climate of fear and rage found in America On Thursday, July 7, 2016 Center on Contemporary Art (CoCA) proudly presents “American Power” featuring a partial remounting of internationally acclaimed conceptual artist, Paul Rucker’s, “Rewind Exhibit” recently exhibited at the Baltimore Museum of Art. The terms "American" and "power" convey the central metaphors of additional works by Pacific Northwest artists Tracy Boyd, Chris Crites, Rebecca Cummins and Troy Gua. Work throughout the exhibit responds to the current climate around guns and violence, while it also addresses the hostility for those that don’t look or act similar to the “norm.” While art venues in the United States are increasingly interested in contemporary art that is vague and apolitical, CoCA takes the month of July to feature artists that speak out and stand up for their views and use art as tool for social change. CoCA seeks to create community where it is nee… Category: Arts & entertainment. Audience: Kids. Teens. Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Families. Cost: Free. Contact Name: Nichole DeMent. Contact Email: info@cocaseattle.org. Contact Phone: 2067281980. Friday, July 29, 2016, 1:00 PM – 7:00 PM. CoCA PS35 106 Cherry St. Seattle, WA info@cocaseattle.org www.cocaseattle.org 206.728.1980 Gallery Hours: Thurs, Fri, Sat 1PM-7PM.

Free Summer Meals

Children and teens, ages 1 to 18. Nourish your body and brain while you read this summer! FREE lunch for children and teens. Meals provided with funding from the King County Library System Foundation. Category: Arts & entertainment. Food & drink. Organizations. Audience: Kids. Teens. Cost: Free. Contact Name: Newport Way Library. Friday, July 29, 2016, 1:00 PM. Newport Way Library. For more info visit www.kcls.org.

FREE Summer Meals at Newport Way Library!

Nourish your body and brain while you read this summer! FREE lunch for children and teens ages 1 to 18. Meals provided with funding from the King County Library System Foundation. Category: Food & drink. Audience: Kids. Teens. Families. Contact Name: Newport Way Library. Contact Phone: 425-747-2390. Friday, July 29, 2016, 1:00 PM. Newport Way Library 14250 SE Newport Way Bellevue WA 98006.

Adobe Creative Lab

Do you need access to Photoshop, InDesign or Illustrator for a project you're working on? Look no further! The Adobe Creative Cloud is now available in the computer lab at the Bellevue Library. Whether you are ready to start working on your project immediately or if you'd like to teach yourself how to use a specific software with Lynda.com, the lab will be open for you. Drop-in during open lab hours or call to make an appointment, 425.450.1764. Category: Arts & entertainment. Classes & lectures. Organizations. Audience: Teens. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Cost: Free. Contact Name: Bellevue Library. Friday, July 29, 2016, 2:00 PM – 5:00 PM. Bellevue Library. For more info visit www.kcls.org.

Bellevue Arts Museum Docent Recruiting

SHARE YOUR PASSION FOR ART, CRAFT AND DESIGN BECOME A BELLEVUE ARTS MUSEUM DOCENT As a volunteer museum guide, you’ll be an essential link between the public and the Museum.  We offer an extended training program, with classes starting in September, 2016. You'll have fun making connections with others who share your passion; receive continuing education about art, craft, and design; attend art tours to local artists’ studios and collector’s homes;  walk through exhibitions with curators; and participate in book and movie clubs.     • Join us for a free information session:  Friday, May 6, 5:00 to 6:00, or Friday, June 3, 5:00 to 6:00. • Contact Education Curator at eileenh@bellevuearts.org or 425-519-0793 • Check  out www.bellevuearts.org/get_involved/docent.html. Category: Arts & entertainment. Classes & lectures. Organizations. Volunteer. Audience: Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Cost: none for information session. Contact Name: Kate Greenquist. Contact Email: kgreenquist@comcast.net. Contact Phone: (206) 553-1082. Friday, July 29, 2016, 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM. Bellevue Arts Museum.

Big Fish

See our website taproottheatre.org for specific dates and times. Taproot Theatre presents Big Fish, by John August, with Music and Lyrics by Andrew Lippa, based on the novel by Daniel Wallace and the Columbia Motion Picture written by John August as part of their 40th Anniversary Season. Every man wants to be a hero to his son. Edward’s never been much of a dad, but as fantasy wages war with reality his tall tales of mermaids and giants may make his son a better man. Let yourself be reeled in by this adventurous and romantic musical based on the beloved novel and award-winning film. July 6 – August 13, 2016 • Wed/Thur, 7:30 pm; Fri/Sat, 8:00 pm; Sat matinee, 2:00 pm Previews: July 6 & 7, 7:30 pm Opening night: July 8, 8:00 pm Pay What You Can: July 13, 7:30 pm Midweek Matinee: July 12, 2:00 pm (with post-play discussion) Post-play Discussions: Wednesday nights excluding Preview and July 27 There is no performance on July 27 Tickets are available online at www.taproottheatre.org/buy-ticket… Category: Arts & entertainment. Theater. Audience: Kids. Teens. Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Families. Cost: $25 - $46. Contact Name: Box Office. Contact Email: box@taproottheatre.org. Contact Phone: 2067819707. Friday, July 29, 2016, 7:30 PM – 9:50 PM. Taproot Theatre Company 204 N 85th St Seattle, WA 98103. For more info visit taproottheatre.org.

UW Botanic Gardens: Twilight Tram Tour

Twilight Tram Tours present you with a new exclusive tour experience, learning about the history and night-life of the Washington Park Arboretum in summer. Twilight is that quiet time between afternoon and evening where people-activity in the Arboretum quiets down and we get to view this enchanting place in another light. Our 13-passenger tram offers the ability to glide through the early evening hours in ease and explore what happens as night falls. Witness wildlife activity and learn about our resident fauna, including bats, raccoons and owls. Hear about the history of the Arboretum and discover many of the plants in our world-class collection, especially those with special night-time interest. We are very excited about this new opportunity to share the Arboretum! Come along to relax & enjoy this adventure with us. Category: Classes & lectures. Outdoor. Audience: Kids. Teens. Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Families. Cost: $15.00. Contact Name: Sasha McGuire. Contact Email: urbhort@uw.edu. Contact Phone: 206-685-8033. Friday, July 29, 2016, 8:30 PM – 10:00 PM. Washington Park Arboretum 2300 Arboretum Drive East Seattle WA 98112. For more info visit bit.ly.

Sleep Train's School Supply Drive for Foster Kids

The first day of school is an exciting time for most kids. But for foster kids, it can bring uneasiness about starting over at a new school, making new friends, fitting in and keeping up with classwork. To help, Sleep Train is hosting its annual School Supply Drive, offering an easy way to give back to local foster kids. Now through September 4th, donate new school supplies at your nearest Sleep Train store. The most requested items include backpacks, 3-ring binders, notebooks, flash drives, and packs of pens and pencils. For more information, visit www.sleeptrainfosterkids.org. Category: Charitable. Audience: Kids. Teens. Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Families. Saturday, July 30, 2016. 833 Bellevue Way NE Bellevue, WA 98004.

Free Summer Meals

Join United Way of King County for Free Summer Meals! From June 27th to August 26th meal sites in your area will provide free meals to kids and teens. Send your kids to join us for food, games, and fun! To find more where the nearest Summer Meal site is, visit foodinvasion.org or call 1-888-436-6392. Category: Family. Food & drink. Outdoor. Audience: Kids. Teens. Families. Contact Phone: 888-436-6392. Saturday, July 30, 2016, 8:00 AM – 4:00 PM. Various Locations. For more info visit www.foodinvasion.org.

Exotics at Redmond Town Center

Every Saturday (starting April 2), 9 to 11 a.m.* *weather dependent - visit exoticsat.com for schedule. Mark your calendars! Exotics at Redmond Town Center comprises of the largest weekly car gathering north of Los Angeles. The weekly gatherings are weather dependent. Follow Exotics@RTC on Facebook for event updates. In addition to the weekly Saturday events from 9 to 11 a.m. Exotics@RTC also hosts the following larger special events in Center Court during the same hours. Starting in May, the Redmond Saturday Market begins as well and runs simutaneously every Saturday at Redmond Town Center. 2016 SPECIAL EXOTICS EVENTS: April 2 - Opening Day! May 21- British Car Day June 18 - Ferrari Day July 9 - Porsche and German Car Day September 3 - Staycation Event Visit exoticsat.com for special event details. Category: Family. Outdoor. Sports & recreation. Audience: Kids. Teens. Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Families. Cost: Free. Contact Name: Guest Services. Contact Email: GuestServices@RedmondTownCenter.com. Contact Phone: 425-869-2640. Saturday, July 30, 2016, 9:00 AM – 11:00 AM. Redmond Town Center. For more info visit exoticsat.com.

Choosing the Right Composting System for You

Taught by Seattle Tilth. Have you wanted to start composting your food or yard waste at home but didn’t know where to start? Then this is the class for you! You will learn the differences between food and yard waste composting and the do's and don'ts of each method. We will show you some of the many compost bins available locally and help you decide which is best for your family. Special attention will be paid to worm bins, food digesters, such as the Green Cone, compost tumblers, multiple-bin and single-bin compost systems. Limited to 30 participants. Pre-registration Required. $25.00 for Bellevue Botanical Garden Society Members; $35.00 Non-members. Please visit www.bellevuebotanical.org. Category: Classes & lectures. Audience: Singles. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Cost: $25.00 for Bellevue Botanical Garden Society Members; $35.00 Non-members. Saturday, July 30, 2016, 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM. The Aaron Education Center at the Bellevue Botanical Garden, 12001 Main Street, Bellevue. For more info visit www.bellevuebotanical.org.

Talk Time Class

Practice speaking English with other English language learners. Learn about American culture and meet people from around the world. Classes are free, join anytime! Additional Information: Saturday morning class. Registration not required. Category: Classes & lectures. Audience: Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Cost: FREE. Contact Name: Bellevue Library. Contact Phone: 425-450-1765. Saturday, July 30, 2016, 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM. Bellevue Library 1111 110th Ave Bellevue, WA 98004. For more info visit kcls.bibliocommons.com.

Talk Time Class

Practice speaking English with other English language learners. Learn about American culture and meet people from around the world. Classes are free, join anytime! Registration not required. Category: Arts & entertainment. Classes & lectures. Organizations. Audience: College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Cost: Free. Contact Name: Bellevue Library. Saturday, July 30, 2016, 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM. Bellevue Library. For more info visit www.kcls.org.

Garlic – Growing, Harvesting, Storing and Enjoying Presented by Lory Armitage, Master Gardener

Growing garlic in our area is possible. In fact, it's one of the easiest crops to grow but it does have some different requirements beginning with when it's planted and harvested. Join Lory to learn what type to grow, where to get the bulbs, when to harvest and how to store this wonderful plant. Category: Classes & lectures. Audience: Teens. Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Cost: Free. Contact Name: Mary Osborne. Contact Email: rosborne60@aol.com. Contact Phone: 4254855942. Saturday, July 30, 2016, 10:30 AM – 12:00 PM. Master Gardener's Urban Demonstration Garden 15500 SE 16th St. Bellevue, WA 98007. For more info visit www.mgfkc.org.

From the Page to Real Life: Playing Quidditch

Presented by the Emerald City Quidditch Club. Ages 12 and older. Have you always wanted to play in a Quidditch match ever since you read about the game in the Harry Potter books? Here's your chance! Get a demonstration of equipment such as hoops, brooms, quaffles and bludgers. A quick game will follow if weather permits. Please register. Category: Arts & entertainment. Classes & lectures. Organizations. Outdoor. Audience: Teens. Cost: Free. Contact Name: Newcastle Library. Saturday, July 30, 2016, 11:00 AM. Lake Boren Park (weather permitting. For more info visit www.kcls.org.

Mercer Island Visual Arts League Gallery - July

July 10th Sunday Gallery opening during Summer Celebration. Noon to 4pm 25+ local creative artists sharing their passion with the public. Gallery is a unique place to explore and shop. Meet the artists that manage the gallery and learn about MIVAL. Inspiring community through visuals arts since 1961. Category: Arts & entertainment. Audience: Kids. Teens. Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Families. Cost: Free. Contact Name: Nannette Bassett. Contact Email: nannettebas@gmail.com. Contact Phone: 206-232-8148. Saturday, July 30, 2016, 12:00 PM – 6:00 PM. 2836 78th Ave SE 98040.

Center on Contemporary Art presents "American Power"

Center on Contemporary Art presents “American Power” Exploring the current climate of fear and rage found in America On Thursday, July 7, 2016 Center on Contemporary Art (CoCA) proudly presents “American Power” featuring a partial remounting of internationally acclaimed conceptual artist, Paul Rucker’s, “Rewind Exhibit” recently exhibited at the Baltimore Museum of Art. The terms "American" and "power" convey the central metaphors of additional works by Pacific Northwest artists Tracy Boyd, Chris Crites, Rebecca Cummins and Troy Gua. Work throughout the exhibit responds to the current climate around guns and violence, while it also addresses the hostility for those that don’t look or act similar to the “norm.” While art venues in the United States are increasingly interested in contemporary art that is vague and apolitical, CoCA takes the month of July to feature artists that speak out and stand up for their views and use art as tool for social change. CoCA seeks to create community where it is nee… Category: Arts & entertainment. Audience: Kids. Teens. Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Families. Cost: Free. Contact Name: Nichole DeMent. Contact Email: info@cocaseattle.org. Contact Phone: 2067281980. Saturday, July 30, 2016, 1:00 PM – 7:00 PM. CoCA PS35 106 Cherry St. Seattle, WA info@cocaseattle.org www.cocaseattle.org 206.728.1980 Gallery Hours: Thurs, Fri, Sat 1PM-7PM.

Mid-Summer Tai Chi in the Park

Enjoy four Tai-Chi classes, every Saturday afternoon July 30-August 20, 1pm. Meet at Bellevue Library south courtyard. Master Yijiao Hong will give step-by-step instructions emphasizing the skills of self-centering, body relaxation and alignment. The classes will give you a general overview of this ancient art and are suitable for beginners. Category: Arts & entertainment. Classes & lectures. Organizations. Outdoor. Audience: College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Cost: Free. Contact Name: Bellevue Library. Saturday, July 30, 2016, 1:00 PM. Bellevue Library. For more info visit www.kcls.org.

Science Sports Workshop

Presented by Witty Scientists. Ages 5 and older with adult. Inviting all up-and-coming athletes to be part of and compete in our Science Sports Workshop! In this interactive program, join a team and race through a special obstacle course full of energizing exercises that will test your body and brain. Category: Arts & entertainment. Classes & lectures. Family. Organizations. Audience: Kids. Dads. Moms. Families. Cost: Free. Contact Name: Newport Way Library. Saturday, July 30, 2016, 1:00 PM. Newport Way Library. For more info visit www.kcls.org.

Science Sports Workshop

Presented by Witty Scientists. Ages 5 and older. Inviting all up-and-coming athletes to be part of and compete in our Science Sports Workshop! In this interactive program, join a team and race through a special obstacle course full of energizing exercises that will test your body and brain. Category: Arts & entertainment. Family. Audience: Kids. Families. Contact Name: Newport Way Library. Contact Phone: 425-747-2390. Saturday, July 30, 2016, 1:00 PM. Newport Way Library 14250 SE Newport Way Bellevue WA 98006.

Serve- A Culinary Adventure

Serve – a culinary adventure Saturday, July 30, 2016 5 – 8 PM $175 per person Camp Korey at Carnation Farm 29801 NE Carnation Farm Road, Carnation, WA 98012 http://campkorey.org/farm-to-table-dinner/ Northwest culinary pioneers, Tom Douglas Restaurants, will lead guests through a hand crafted farm-to-table experience featuring the freshest ingredients selected straight from Camp Korey’s own organic garden. Paired with stellar wines from Guardian Cellars, one of Washington’s finest vineyards, guests will take a seat at our farm table and unwind with stunning views of the Cascade Mountains and Snoqualmie Valley. Located at the historic Carnation Farm, guests will enjoy a sensory tour through the 5-acre organic garden, as they learn more about the life-changing programs offered to children with serious medical conditions. Guests will have the opportunity to bid on hand selected wine lots to take home and enjoy. From the farm to the table, Serve is culinary adventure you won’t soon forget! Category: Food & drink. Audience: Singles. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Cost: $175. Saturday, July 30, 2016, 5:00 PM – 8:00 PM. Camp Korey 28901 Carnation Farm Road. For more info visit campkorey.org.

Maia Santell and House Blend at Crossroads Bellevue

Maia Santell and House Blend perform a mix of jazz, blues, swing and contemporary favorites for dancing, listening and dining, located on the International Market Stage. Category: Arts & entertainment. Family. Food & drink. Music. Audience: Kids. Teens. Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Families. Cost: Free. Contact Name: Maia Santell. Contact Email: Santellswings@comcast.net. Contact Phone: 206-226-6162. Saturday, July 30, 2016, 7:00 PM – 8:45 PM. Crossroads Bellevue, 15600 NE 8th St, Bellevue, WA 98008. For more info visit www.maiasantell.com.

Big Fish

See our website taproottheatre.org for specific dates and times. Taproot Theatre presents Big Fish, by John August, with Music and Lyrics by Andrew Lippa, based on the novel by Daniel Wallace and the Columbia Motion Picture written by John August as part of their 40th Anniversary Season. Every man wants to be a hero to his son. Edward’s never been much of a dad, but as fantasy wages war with reality his tall tales of mermaids and giants may make his son a better man. Let yourself be reeled in by this adventurous and romantic musical based on the beloved novel and award-winning film. July 6 – August 13, 2016 • Wed/Thur, 7:30 pm; Fri/Sat, 8:00 pm; Sat matinee, 2:00 pm Previews: July 6 & 7, 7:30 pm Opening night: July 8, 8:00 pm Pay What You Can: July 13, 7:30 pm Midweek Matinee: July 12, 2:00 pm (with post-play discussion) Post-play Discussions: Wednesday nights excluding Preview and July 27 There is no performance on July 27 Tickets are available online at www.taproottheatre.org/buy-ticket… Category: Arts & entertainment. Theater. Audience: Kids. Teens. Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Families. Cost: $25 - $46. Contact Name: Box Office. Contact Email: box@taproottheatre.org. Contact Phone: 2067819707. Saturday, July 30, 2016, 7:30 PM – 9:50 PM. Taproot Theatre Company 204 N 85th St Seattle, WA 98103. For more info visit taproottheatre.org.

Countdown to Midnight Magic Party: Harry Potter and the Cursed Child Parts One & Two

Harry Potter is back and we will be starting the countdown at 8pm Friday July 30th. Please join us for our Countdown to Midnight Magic Party as we await the release of Harry Potter and the Cursed Child Parts One & Two! We will be having a customer contest also so come as your favorite Harry Potter character. Category: Arts & entertainment. Family. Audience: Kids. Teens. Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Families. Cost: free. Contact Name: Kristina Twiss. Contact Email: crm1915@bn.com. Contact Phone: 4254518463. Saturday, July 30, 2016, 8:00 PM – Sunday, July 31, 2016, 1:00 AM. Downtown Bellevue Barnes & Noble 626 106th Ave NE, Bellevue, WA 98004.

Choosing the Right Composting System for You

Taught by Seattle Tilth. Have you wanted to start composting your food or yard waste at home but didn’t know where to start? Then this is the class for you! You will learn the differences between food and yard waste composting and the do's and don'ts of each method. We will show you some of the many compost bins available locally and help you decide which is best for your family. Special attention will be paid to worm bins, food digesters, such as the Green Cone, compost tumblers, multiple-bin and single-bin compost systems. Category: Classes & lectures. Contact Name: Bellevue Botanical Garden. Contact Email: lscott@bellevuewa.gov. Saturday, July 30, 2016, 10:00 PM – Sunday, July 31, 2016, 12:00 AM. The Aaron Education Center at the Bellevue Botanical Garden, 12001 Main Street, Bellevue. For more info visit www.bellevuebotanical.org.

Sleep Train's School Supply Drive for Foster Kids

The first day of school is an exciting time for most kids. But for foster kids, it can bring uneasiness about starting over at a new school, making new friends, fitting in and keeping up with classwork. To help, Sleep Train is hosting its annual School Supply Drive, offering an easy way to give back to local foster kids. Now through September 4th, donate new school supplies at your nearest Sleep Train store. The most requested items include backpacks, 3-ring binders, notebooks, flash drives, and packs of pens and pencils. For more information, visit www.sleeptrainfosterkids.org. Category: Charitable. Audience: Kids. Teens. Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Families. Sunday, July 31, 2016. 833 Bellevue Way NE Bellevue, WA 98004.

Free Summer Meals

Join United Way of King County for Free Summer Meals! From June 27th to August 26th meal sites in your area will provide free meals to kids and teens. Send your kids to join us for food, games, and fun! To find more where the nearest Summer Meal site is, visit foodinvasion.org or call 1-888-436-6392. Category: Family. Food & drink. Outdoor. Audience: Kids. Teens. Families. Contact Phone: 888-436-6392. Sunday, July 31, 2016, 8:00 AM – 4:00 PM. Various Locations. For more info visit www.foodinvasion.org.

Family Fun Days

Join us all Summer long for our My Gym Family Fun Days! Every Sunday, starting July 10th until July 31st, we will have different themed parties for you and your family to come to. These parties are great for children of all ages and we encourage the whole family to join! During these parties, we will provide fun team building activities, games, contests, relays, and yummy snacks at the end. Summer Dance Party! Sunday, July 10th, 12-1:30pm Knights & Princesses! Sunday, July 17th, 12-1:30pm Summer Picnic! Sunday, July 24th, 12-1:30pm Ice Cream Social! Sunday, July 31st 12-1:30pm and 2 -3:30 p.m. Category: Arts & entertainment. Family. Audience: Kids. Dads. Moms. Families. Cost: $15 per child and $7 per sibling. Contact Name: Alma Osorio. Contact Email: info@mygymbellevue.com. Contact Phone: 425-451-1393. Sunday, July 31, 2016, 12:00 PM – 1:30 PM. My Gym Bellevue 13800 Bel Red Rd, Ste #3 Bellevue, WA 98005. For more info visit www.mygym.com.

Family Fun Days!

Join us all Summer long for our My Gym Family Fun Days! Every Sunday, starting July 10th until July 31st, we will have different themed parties for you and your family to come to. These parties are great for children of all ages and we encourage the whole family to join! During these parties, we will provide fun team building activities, games, contests, relays, and yummy snacks at the end. Summer Dance Party! Sunday, July 10th, 12-1:30pm Knights & Princesses! Sunday, July 17th, 12-1:30pm Summer Picnic! Sunday, July 24th, 12-1:30pm Ice Cream Social! Sunday, July 31st 12-1:30pm and 2 -3:30 p.m. Category: Arts & entertainment. Family. Audience: Kids. Dads. Moms. Families. Cost: $15 per child and $7 per sibling. Contact Name: Joanne Massimino. Contact Email: info@mygymbellevue.com. Contact Phone: 425-451-1393. Sunday, July 31, 2016, 12:00 PM – 1:30 PM. My Gym Bellevue 13800 Bel-Red Rd Ste#3 Bellevue, WA 98005. For more info visit www.mygym.com.

Sleep Train's School Supply Drive for Foster Kids

The first day of school is an exciting time for most kids. But for foster kids, it can bring uneasiness about starting over at a new school, making new friends, fitting in and keeping up with classwork. To help, Sleep Train is hosting its annual School Supply Drive, offering an easy way to give back to local foster kids. Now through September 4th, donate new school supplies at your nearest Sleep Train store. The most requested items include backpacks, 3-ring binders, notebooks, flash drives, and packs of pens and pencils. For more information, visit www.sleeptrainfosterkids.org. Category: Charitable. Audience: Kids. Teens. Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Families. Monday, August 1, 2016. 833 Bellevue Way NE Bellevue, WA 98004.

Free Summer Meals

Join United Way of King County for Free Summer Meals! From June 27th to August 26th meal sites in your area will provide free meals to kids and teens. Send your kids to join us for food, games, and fun! To find more where the nearest Summer Meal site is, visit foodinvasion.org or call 1-888-436-6392. Category: Family. Food & drink. Outdoor. Audience: Kids. Teens. Families. Contact Phone: 888-436-6392. Monday, August 1, 2016, 8:00 AM – 4:00 PM. Various Locations. For more info visit www.foodinvasion.org.

Aerospace Maker Project (AMP) Camp

Offers students in grades 9 - 12 the opportunity to learn about 3D modeling, 3D printing, materials science, engineering design, and more while earning college credit. Category: Arts & entertainment. Classes & lectures. Schools. Audience: Teens. Contact Name: Kyle Bates-Green. Contact Email: kyle@futureofflight.org. Contact Phone: 4254388100. Monday, August 1, 2016, 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM. Future of Flight Aviation Center & Boeing Tour 8415 Paine Field Blvd. Mukilteo, WA 98275. For more info visit www.futureofflight.org.

Baseball Positive Summer Sandlot Games Camp

Baseball Camps Summer Sandlot Games Camps Run by Baseball Positive June 20-23 Fall City @ Fall City Elementary July 5 - 8 Sammamish @ Beaver Lake Ball Fields July 11-14 Bellevue @ Ivanhoe Park (Additional Sandlot Games Camps are available throughout King and South Snohomish Counties, June 20 - Aug 18) Give your child an opportunity to have fun PLAYING baseball at camp this summer! The Sandlot Games Camps focus the majority of camp time on PLAYING GAMES. Woven into the Games format is teaching of the batting swing, throwing, catching, fielding and base running skills. All instructors are expertly trained members of the Baseball Positive coaching staff. The Games Camp format was designed by Baseball Positive Director, Mark Linden who ran the original version of the camp when he was a Division I College Head Coach. The format has been revised and perfected over the past decade based on Coach Mark’s hands on experience training youth coaches, teams an… Category: Sports & recreation. Audience: Kids. Teens. Dads. Moms. Families. Cost: $147/$187. Contact Name: Mark Linden. Contact Email: marklinden20@gmail.com. Contact Phone: 206-7145276. Monday, August 1, 2016, 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM. Three different locations: Fall City, Sammamish, and Bellevue. For more info visit www.baseballpositive.com.

Orchestra Camp -- Grades 3-5

Bellevue Youth Symphony Orchestra Beginning String Orchestra Day Camp August 1 –5, 2016 Young musicians mix music with fun at this light-hearted week of camp. In addition to daily orchestra rehearsals, students will get professional coaching on their instrument, outdoor play breaks, and a class on a fun extra subject like drumming, music theory, handbells, or ukelele! For string musicians only, entering grade 3–5 in the fall (or a current BYSO student playing at the Cadet or Debut level). IMPORTANT: Students must have at least 6 months prior experience on this instrument and be able to read simple orchestral music. Hours: M–F, 9 am – 2 pm Concert: Friday afternoon Tuition: $350. Category: Classes & lectures. Music. Schools. Audience: Kids. Cost: $350. Contact Name: Trudi Jackson. Contact Email: info@byso.org. Contact Phone: 425-467-5604. Monday, August 1, 2016, 9:00 AM – Friday, August 5, 2016, 3:00 PM. Jubilee Reach Center 14200 SE 13th Pl Bellevue, WA 98007. For more info visit www.byso.org.

Weekly Summer Camps

STEAM - Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, Math Camps at the Future of Flight. cAMP sessions are designed for students entering grades 4 - 8. Category: Arts & entertainment. Classes & lectures. Schools. Audience: Kids. Teens. Contact Name: Gus Posey. Contact Email: Gus@futureofflight.org. Contact Phone: 425-438-8100. Monday, August 1, 2016, 9:00 AM – 3:00 PM. Future of Flight Aviation Center & Boeing Tour 8415 Paine Field Blvd. Mukilteo, WA 98275. For more info visit www.futureofflight.org.

Nature Vision Summer Day Camps

Immerse your child in the natural world this summer with Nature Vision! Join us for exciting, unique camps in the amazing setting of Farrel-McWhirter Park in Redmond. Each week throughout the summer is a different theme that is child centered and focuses on the diversity within the natural world of the Pacific Northwest. All of our time will be spent outdoors with a wonderful mix of fun and challenging learning experiences, games, reflection, art, and much more. The weeklong day camps run Monday through Friday, 9:30am to 4:00pm, serving ages 5 to 12. Campers will be placed in groups based on age to accommodate both learning and physical abilities. There will be time each day where all campers are together, and there are activities that will include all campers playing and learning together. All of the day camps are facilitated by our knowledgeable team of staff Naturalists that have experience working with all ages and backgrounds of youth. Building community and an appreciation for all life is… Category: Outdoor. Sports & recreation. Audience: Kids. Cost: $246. Contact Name: Chuck Janovick. Contact Email: cjanovick@naturevision.org. Contact Phone: 507-841-1758. Monday, August 1, 2016, 9:30 AM – 4:00 PM. 19545 NE Redmond Rd, Redmond, WA 98053. For more info visit naturevision.org.

UW Botanic Gardens: UW Farm Talk and Tour

The UW Farm is a campus center for the practice and study of urban agriculture and sustainability. It is an educational, community-oriented resource for people who want to learn about building productive and sustainable urban landscapes. Take this free class and learn about the farm and its history, who works there, and what they produce, followed by a brief tour of the farm site at the Center for Urban Horticulture. Category: Classes & lectures. Outdoor. Audience: Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Cost: Free! $5 suggested donation Please RSVP onoline at: https://www.cfr.washington.edu/uwbg/ OR call 206-685-8033. Contact Name: Sasha McGuire/UW Botanic Gardens. Contact Email: urbhort@uw.edu. Contact Phone: 206-685-8033. Monday, August 1, 2016, 6:30 PM – 7:30 PM. Center for Urban Horticulture 3501 NE 41st Street Seattle WA 98105. For more info visit depts.washington.edu.

Sleep Train's School Supply Drive for Foster Kids

The first day of school is an exciting time for most kids. But for foster kids, it can bring uneasiness about starting over at a new school, making new friends, fitting in and keeping up with classwork. To help, Sleep Train is hosting its annual School Supply Drive, offering an easy way to give back to local foster kids. Now through September 4th, donate new school supplies at your nearest Sleep Train store. The most requested items include backpacks, 3-ring binders, notebooks, flash drives, and packs of pens and pencils. For more information, visit www.sleeptrainfosterkids.org. Category: Charitable. Audience: Kids. Teens. Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Families. Tuesday, August 2, 2016. 833 Bellevue Way NE Bellevue, WA 98004.

Free Summer Meals

Join United Way of King County for Free Summer Meals! From June 27th to August 26th meal sites in your area will provide free meals to kids and teens. Send your kids to join us for food, games, and fun! To find more where the nearest Summer Meal site is, visit foodinvasion.org or call 1-888-436-6392. Category: Family. Food & drink. Outdoor. Audience: Kids. Teens. Families. Contact Phone: 888-436-6392. Tuesday, August 2, 2016, 8:00 AM – 4:00 PM. Various Locations. For more info visit www.foodinvasion.org.

Aerospace Maker Project (AMP) Camp

Offers students in grades 9 - 12 the opportunity to learn about 3D modeling, 3D printing, materials science, engineering design, and more while earning college credit. Category: Arts & entertainment. Classes & lectures. Schools. Audience: Teens. Contact Name: Kyle Bates-Green. Contact Email: kyle@futureofflight.org. Contact Phone: 4254388100. Tuesday, August 2, 2016, 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM. Future of Flight Aviation Center & Boeing Tour 8415 Paine Field Blvd. Mukilteo, WA 98275. For more info visit www.futureofflight.org.

Baseball Positive Summer Sandlot Games Camp

Baseball Camps Summer Sandlot Games Camps Run by Baseball Positive June 20-23 Fall City @ Fall City Elementary July 5 - 8 Sammamish @ Beaver Lake Ball Fields July 11-14 Bellevue @ Ivanhoe Park (Additional Sandlot Games Camps are available throughout King and South Snohomish Counties, June 20 - Aug 18) Give your child an opportunity to have fun PLAYING baseball at camp this summer! The Sandlot Games Camps focus the majority of camp time on PLAYING GAMES. Woven into the Games format is teaching of the batting swing, throwing, catching, fielding and base running skills. All instructors are expertly trained members of the Baseball Positive coaching staff. The Games Camp format was designed by Baseball Positive Director, Mark Linden who ran the original version of the camp when he was a Division I College Head Coach. The format has been revised and perfected over the past decade based on Coach Mark’s hands on experience training youth coaches, teams an… Category: Sports & recreation. Audience: Kids. Teens. Dads. Moms. Families. Cost: $147/$187. Contact Name: Mark Linden. Contact Email: marklinden20@gmail.com. Contact Phone: 206-7145276. Tuesday, August 2, 2016, 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM. Three different locations: Fall City, Sammamish, and Bellevue. For more info visit www.baseballpositive.com.

Weekly Summer Camps

STEAM - Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, Math Camps at the Future of Flight. cAMP sessions are designed for students entering grades 4 - 8. Category: Arts & entertainment. Classes & lectures. Schools. Audience: Kids. Teens. Contact Name: Gus Posey. Contact Email: Gus@futureofflight.org. Contact Phone: 425-438-8100. Tuesday, August 2, 2016, 9:00 AM – 3:00 PM. Future of Flight Aviation Center & Boeing Tour 8415 Paine Field Blvd. Mukilteo, WA 98275. For more info visit www.futureofflight.org.

Nature Vision Summer Day Camps

Immerse your child in the natural world this summer with Nature Vision! Join us for exciting, unique camps in the amazing setting of Farrel-McWhirter Park in Redmond. Each week throughout the summer is a different theme that is child centered and focuses on the diversity within the natural world of the Pacific Northwest. All of our time will be spent outdoors with a wonderful mix of fun and challenging learning experiences, games, reflection, art, and much more. The weeklong day camps run Monday through Friday, 9:30am to 4:00pm, serving ages 5 to 12. Campers will be placed in groups based on age to accommodate both learning and physical abilities. There will be time each day where all campers are together, and there are activities that will include all campers playing and learning together. All of the day camps are facilitated by our knowledgeable team of staff Naturalists that have experience working with all ages and backgrounds of youth. Building community and an appreciation for all life is… Category: Outdoor. Sports & recreation. Audience: Kids. Cost: $246. Contact Name: Chuck Janovick. Contact Email: cjanovick@naturevision.org. Contact Phone: 507-841-1758. Tuesday, August 2, 2016, 9:30 AM – 4:00 PM. 19545 NE Redmond Rd, Redmond, WA 98053. For more info visit naturevision.org.

National Night Out

A free community event with police vehicles and equipment, games, activities, KCLS storytimes, and giveaways for the kids, as well as safety related informational booths. Meet your local police officers, City Hall staff, and neighbors, and learn how to organize your neighborhood to prevent crime. Category: Arts & entertainment. Benefit. Charitable. Classes & lectures. Fairs & festivals. Family. Food & drink. Government. Outdoor. Volunteer. Audience: Kids. Teens. Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Families. Cost: FREE. Contact Name: Craig Hanaumi. Contact Email: chanaumi@bellevuewa.gov. Contact Phone: 425-452-2891. Tuesday, August 2, 2016, 12:00 PM – 5:00 PM. Crossroads Farmer's Market 15600 NE 8th St.

Toddler Time at SkyMania!

$5 for children 5 years and under, parent is free. We also offer complimentary, hot chocolate, coffee and other beverages to parents of young jumpers, plus a comfortable setting to relax while the kiddies play. Category: Family. Sports & recreation. Audience: Kids. Dads. Moms. Cost: $5. Contact Name: nancy. Contact Email: info@skymaniatrampolines.com. Contact Phone: 425-825-7599. Tuesday, August 2, 2016, 6:00 PM. 11801 NE 116th Street, Suite B, Kirkland, WA.

East Bellevue Community Council Meeting

East Bellevue Community Council Established in 1969, the East Bellevue Community Council is empowered by state law with approval/disapproval authority over certain land-use actions in a part of East Bellevue. The EBCC may also act in an advisory capacity on other land-use issues that directly or indirectly affect its jurisdiction. EBCC boundaries The East Bellevue Community Council is made up of five residents of the greater East Bellevue area, elected to represent the many interests of local residents on land-use issues. Election History. Category: Government. Audience: Kids. Teens. Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Families. Contact Name: Charmaine Arredondo. Contact Email: ebcc@bellevuewa.gov. Contact Phone: 425-452-6466. Tuesday, August 2, 2016, 6:30 PM – 8:30 PM. Lake Hills Clubhouse. For more info visit bellevuewa.gov.

SkyFit at SkyMania is Back!

Starting February 23rd. 7-8p.m. First class is free! (after that, $8 a class) So, come meet Lisa our instructor. What is SkyFit? SkyFit is without a doubt the most exciting workout you will have. It will leave your cheeks as sore as your quads from smiling so much!! It allows you to bounce, fly and spin while strengthening your core, toning muscles, and it is the ultimate way to start your day. SkyFit is a "cross-fit" style workout performed on the SkyMania Trampolines. This unique surface provides a low impact, high intensity workout that burns up to 1000 calories an hour! This full body workout builds cardio and muscles quickly! And.. It's incredibly fun!! Benefits: *68% more effective than jogging *Low to no impact *Increase circulation *Improves coordination, core strength, and muscle tone *Makes you feel like a kid again! Category: Classes & lectures. Sports & recreation. Audience: Kids. Teens. Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Families. Cost: First class is free. Contact Name: Nancy. Contact Email: info@skymaniatrampolines.com. Contact Phone: 425-825-7599. Tuesday, August 2, 2016, 7:00 PM – 8:00 PM. 11801 NE 116th Street, Suite B, Kirkland, WA. For more info visit www.skymaniatrampolines.com.

Sleep Train's School Supply Drive for Foster Kids

The first day of school is an exciting time for most kids. But for foster kids, it can bring uneasiness about starting over at a new school, making new friends, fitting in and keeping up with classwork. To help, Sleep Train is hosting its annual School Supply Drive, offering an easy way to give back to local foster kids. Now through September 4th, donate new school supplies at your nearest Sleep Train store. The most requested items include backpacks, 3-ring binders, notebooks, flash drives, and packs of pens and pencils. For more information, visit www.sleeptrainfosterkids.org. Category: Charitable. Audience: Kids. Teens. Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Families. Wednesday, August 3, 2016. 833 Bellevue Way NE Bellevue, WA 98004.

Free Summer Meals

Join United Way of King County for Free Summer Meals! From June 27th to August 26th meal sites in your area will provide free meals to kids and teens. Send your kids to join us for food, games, and fun! To find more where the nearest Summer Meal site is, visit foodinvasion.org or call 1-888-436-6392. Category: Family. Food & drink. Outdoor. Audience: Kids. Teens. Families. Contact Phone: 888-436-6392. Wednesday, August 3, 2016, 8:00 AM – 4:00 PM. Various Locations. For more info visit www.foodinvasion.org.

Aerospace Maker Project (AMP) Camp

Offers students in grades 9 - 12 the opportunity to learn about 3D modeling, 3D printing, materials science, engineering design, and more while earning college credit. Category: Arts & entertainment. Classes & lectures. Schools. Audience: Teens. Contact Name: Kyle Bates-Green. Contact Email: kyle@futureofflight.org. Contact Phone: 4254388100. Wednesday, August 3, 2016, 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM. Future of Flight Aviation Center & Boeing Tour 8415 Paine Field Blvd. Mukilteo, WA 98275. For more info visit www.futureofflight.org.

Baseball Positive Summer Sandlot Games Camp

Baseball Camps Summer Sandlot Games Camps Run by Baseball Positive June 20-23 Fall City @ Fall City Elementary July 5 - 8 Sammamish @ Beaver Lake Ball Fields July 11-14 Bellevue @ Ivanhoe Park (Additional Sandlot Games Camps are available throughout King and South Snohomish Counties, June 20 - Aug 18) Give your child an opportunity to have fun PLAYING baseball at camp this summer! The Sandlot Games Camps focus the majority of camp time on PLAYING GAMES. Woven into the Games format is teaching of the batting swing, throwing, catching, fielding and base running skills. All instructors are expertly trained members of the Baseball Positive coaching staff. The Games Camp format was designed by Baseball Positive Director, Mark Linden who ran the original version of the camp when he was a Division I College Head Coach. The format has been revised and perfected over the past decade based on Coach Mark’s hands on experience training youth coaches, teams an… Category: Sports & recreation. Audience: Kids. Teens. Dads. Moms. Families. Cost: $147/$187. Contact Name: Mark Linden. Contact Email: marklinden20@gmail.com. Contact Phone: 206-7145276. Wednesday, August 3, 2016, 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM. Three different locations: Fall City, Sammamish, and Bellevue. For more info visit www.baseballpositive.com.

Weekly Summer Camps

STEAM - Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, Math Camps at the Future of Flight. cAMP sessions are designed for students entering grades 4 - 8. Category: Arts & entertainment. Classes & lectures. Schools. Audience: Kids. Teens. Contact Name: Gus Posey. Contact Email: Gus@futureofflight.org. Contact Phone: 425-438-8100. Wednesday, August 3, 2016, 9:00 AM – 3:00 PM. Future of Flight Aviation Center & Boeing Tour 8415 Paine Field Blvd. Mukilteo, WA 98275. For more info visit www.futureofflight.org.

Nature Vision Summer Day Camps

Immerse your child in the natural world this summer with Nature Vision! Join us for exciting, unique camps in the amazing setting of Farrel-McWhirter Park in Redmond. Each week throughout the summer is a different theme that is child centered and focuses on the diversity within the natural world of the Pacific Northwest. All of our time will be spent outdoors with a wonderful mix of fun and challenging learning experiences, games, reflection, art, and much more. The weeklong day camps run Monday through Friday, 9:30am to 4:00pm, serving ages 5 to 12. Campers will be placed in groups based on age to accommodate both learning and physical abilities. There will be time each day where all campers are together, and there are activities that will include all campers playing and learning together. All of the day camps are facilitated by our knowledgeable team of staff Naturalists that have experience working with all ages and backgrounds of youth. Building community and an appreciation for all life is… Category: Outdoor. Sports & recreation. Audience: Kids. Cost: $246. Contact Name: Chuck Janovick. Contact Email: cjanovick@naturevision.org. Contact Phone: 507-841-1758. Wednesday, August 3, 2016, 9:30 AM – 4:00 PM. 19545 NE Redmond Rd, Redmond, WA 98053. For more info visit naturevision.org.

Juanita Beach Urban Coffee Walk

Join us for a 2.5 mile stroll that takes you out on the water, across a boardwalk and through wetlands. Often we see bald eagles, herons, cormorants, loons, turtles and a wide variety of ducks. The walk is paved, occurs rain or shine, and the route is stroller-friendly. Most weeks we do a short section of toddler-led walking in the middle, and if folks want to split into faster and slower groups to keep moving, we can accommodate that too. The walk starts at the roundabout near the entrance to Juanita Beach Park, heads southwest across the dock and then turns east and up to Juanita Bay Park and then back. We usually will go to Starbucks after the walk for coffee and tea, and if the weather is nice, we will take it to go back to the park for a little playtime. Meet at the park entrance at 11 AM and we will begin the walk by 11:15 AM! Category: Family. Outdoor. Audience: Dads. Moms. Families. Cost: FREE. Contact Name: Karyn Gaffney. Contact Email: karynhikeitbaby@gmail.com. Wednesday, August 3, 2016, 11:00 AM – 1:00 PM. 9703 NE Juanita Dr, Kirkland, WA 98034. For more info visit hikeitbaby.com.

Low Sensory Evenings

Low Sensory Evenings are a special time just for kids with sensory sensitivities to visit the museum. We're limiting attendance and turning down the ambient noise and light to provide an even more inviting place to explore, play, and learn. These evenings are especially appropriate for children with autism and/or Sensory Processing Disorder, but Low Sensory Evenings are open to children with any type of special need and their families. Category: Family. Organizations. Audience: Kids. Teens. Singles. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Families. Cost: Free. Pre-registration required. Tickets are limited to keep noise levels low. Contact Name: KidsQuest Children's Museum. Contact Email: info@kidsquestmuseum.org. Contact Phone: 425-637-8100. Wednesday, August 3, 2016, 5:30 PM – 7:30 PM. KidsQuest Children’s Museum 4091 Factoria Square Mall SE Bellevue, WA 98006. For more info visit www.kidsquestmuseum.org.

Toddler Time at SkyMania!

$5 for children 5 years and under, parent is free. We also offer complimentary, hot chocolate, coffee and other beverages to parents of young jumpers, plus a comfortable setting to relax while the kiddies play. Category: Family. Sports & recreation. Audience: Kids. Dads. Moms. Cost: $5. Contact Name: nancy. Contact Email: info@skymaniatrampolines.com. Contact Phone: 425-825-7599. Wednesday, August 3, 2016, 6:00 PM. 11801 NE 116th Street, Suite B, Kirkland, WA.

Yoga and Meditation

Unity of Bellevue is excited to offer 6:00pm Wednesday YOGA“plus” starting on April 6th! Howard Lamb, with GRUVflow Yoga and a RYT 200hr certified instructor, will lead a “slow flow yin” class accessible for all levels. For a great vibe the practice will be held in the Atrium featuring a surround sound system streaming downtempo electronic music with lava lamps illuminating the stone garden wall! Following every yoga class there will be a 7:15pm “Plus” Event featuring a guest speaker or musician to replenish your mid-week spiritual well. Makenna Wagner will launch the series on April 6th with an intimate musical performance accompanied by Bob De Dea on the keyboards! Every 2nd and 4th Wednesdays at 7:15pm Dr. Brenda Butterfield, a mental health therapist and mindfulness based stress reduction (MBSR) instructor, will lead a Mindful Meditation followed by an opportunity to share and connect with others learning to live a more contemplative life. All are invited to attend both, the yoga, or the Plus ev… Category: Classes & lectures. Faith. Sports & recreation. Audience: Teens. Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Cost: $10 - $25. Contact Name: Howard Lamb. Wednesday, August 3, 2016, 6:00 PM – 8:15 PM. Unity of Bellevue 16330 NE 4th St, Bellevue, WA 98008. For more info visit www.unityofbellevue.org.

First Tech Movies@Marymoor presents Aladdin

The First Tech Movies@Marymoor Park feature big screen outdoor movies, live entertainment, trivia and the region’s best food trucks. Wednesdays from July 6 - August 24. Seating opens at 6:30 pm followed by entertainment, trivia and event activities. Movies start at dusk. Presented by Overlake Medical Clinics. 2016 Schedule Jul. 6 Back to the Future Jul. 13 Jurassic World Jul. 20 Inside Out Jul. 27 Star Wars: The Force Awakens Aug. 3 Aladdin Aug. 10 Singin’ in the Rain Aug. 17 Zootopia Aug. 24 The Princess Bride. Category: Arts & entertainment. Family. Outdoor. Audience: Kids. Teens. Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Families. Cost: $5 per person at the event. 5 and under free. Parking: $5 per vehicle. Contact Name: Epic Events. Contact Email: info@epicevents.us. Wednesday, August 3, 2016, 6:30 PM – 11:00 PM. King County’s Marymoor Park in Redmond, WA 6046 West Lake Sammamish Parkway Northeast, Redmond, Washington 98052. For more info visit www.epiceap.com.

Big Fish

See our website taproottheatre.org for specific dates and times. Taproot Theatre presents Big Fish, by John August, with Music and Lyrics by Andrew Lippa, based on the novel by Daniel Wallace and the Columbia Motion Picture written by John August as part of their 40th Anniversary Season. Every man wants to be a hero to his son. Edward’s never been much of a dad, but as fantasy wages war with reality his tall tales of mermaids and giants may make his son a better man. Let yourself be reeled in by this adventurous and romantic musical based on the beloved novel and award-winning film. July 6 – August 13, 2016 • Wed/Thur, 7:30 pm; Fri/Sat, 8:00 pm; Sat matinee, 2:00 pm Previews: July 6 & 7, 7:30 pm Opening night: July 8, 8:00 pm Pay What You Can: July 13, 7:30 pm Midweek Matinee: July 12, 2:00 pm (with post-play discussion) Post-play Discussions: Wednesday nights excluding Preview and July 27 There is no performance on July 27 Tickets are available online at www.taproottheatre.org/buy-ticket… Category: Arts & entertainment. Theater. Audience: Kids. Teens. Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Families. Cost: $25 - $46. Contact Name: Box Office. Contact Email: box@taproottheatre.org. Contact Phone: 2067819707. Wednesday, August 3, 2016, 7:30 PM – 9:50 PM. Taproot Theatre Company 204 N 85th St Seattle, WA 98103. For more info visit taproottheatre.org.

MetroDemic Scavenger Hunt

Engage your brain and get some exercise with a team of friends as you explore the downtown Bellevue in a quirky online scavenger hunt. Your team (up to four people) has 90 minutes to save as many people as possible from a deadly epidemic armed only with your wits and your cell phones! To save lives, you’ll follow a map to different “outbreak” locations within 2 square blocks of the Microsoft campus in downtown Bellevue. At each outbreak location, you’ll be presented with scavenger hunt questions, pub-style trivia, and brain puzzles to earn points. The entire team is allowed to use their cell phones to help answer questions. At the end of the game, you’ll compare the number of lives you rescued with other brave teams who played in Bellevue. You can launch a game of MetroDemic at any time with your friends and co-workers. Purchase the game at www.metrodemic.com. Category: Family. Outdoor. Sports & recreation. Audience: Singles. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Families. Cost: $35.00 for a team of four people. Contact Name: KurioCity Games. Contact Email: metrodemic@kuriocitygames.com. Contact Phone: (347) 850-7609. Thursday, August 4, 2016. 10850 NE 6th Street Bellevue, WA 98004. For more info visit www.metrodemic.com.

Sleep Train's School Supply Drive for Foster Kids

The first day of school is an exciting time for most kids. But for foster kids, it can bring uneasiness about starting over at a new school, making new friends, fitting in and keeping up with classwork. To help, Sleep Train is hosting its annual School Supply Drive, offering an easy way to give back to local foster kids. Now through September 4th, donate new school supplies at your nearest Sleep Train store. The most requested items include backpacks, 3-ring binders, notebooks, flash drives, and packs of pens and pencils. For more information, visit www.sleeptrainfosterkids.org. Category: Charitable. Audience: Kids. Teens. Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Families. Thursday, August 4, 2016. 833 Bellevue Way NE Bellevue, WA 98004.

Free Summer Meals

Join United Way of King County for Free Summer Meals! From June 27th to August 26th meal sites in your area will provide free meals to kids and teens. Send your kids to join us for food, games, and fun! To find more where the nearest Summer Meal site is, visit foodinvasion.org or call 1-888-436-6392. Category: Family. Food & drink. Outdoor. Audience: Kids. Teens. Families. Contact Phone: 888-436-6392. Thursday, August 4, 2016, 8:00 AM – 4:00 PM. Various Locations. For more info visit www.foodinvasion.org.

Aerospace Maker Project (AMP) Camp

Offers students in grades 9 - 12 the opportunity to learn about 3D modeling, 3D printing, materials science, engineering design, and more while earning college credit. Category: Arts & entertainment. Classes & lectures. Schools. Audience: Teens. Contact Name: Kyle Bates-Green. Contact Email: kyle@futureofflight.org. Contact Phone: 4254388100. Thursday, August 4, 2016, 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM. Future of Flight Aviation Center & Boeing Tour 8415 Paine Field Blvd. Mukilteo, WA 98275. For more info visit www.futureofflight.org.

Baseball Positive Summer Sandlot Games Camp

Baseball Camps Summer Sandlot Games Camps Run by Baseball Positive June 20-23 Fall City @ Fall City Elementary July 5 - 8 Sammamish @ Beaver Lake Ball Fields July 11-14 Bellevue @ Ivanhoe Park (Additional Sandlot Games Camps are available throughout King and South Snohomish Counties, June 20 - Aug 18) Give your child an opportunity to have fun PLAYING baseball at camp this summer! The Sandlot Games Camps focus the majority of camp time on PLAYING GAMES. Woven into the Games format is teaching of the batting swing, throwing, catching, fielding and base running skills. All instructors are expertly trained members of the Baseball Positive coaching staff. The Games Camp format was designed by Baseball Positive Director, Mark Linden who ran the original version of the camp when he was a Division I College Head Coach. The format has been revised and perfected over the past decade based on Coach Mark’s hands on experience training youth coaches, teams an… Category: Sports & recreation. Audience: Kids. Teens. Dads. Moms. Families. Cost: $147/$187. Contact Name: Mark Linden. Contact Email: marklinden20@gmail.com. Contact Phone: 206-7145276. Thursday, August 4, 2016, 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM. Three different locations: Fall City, Sammamish, and Bellevue. For more info visit www.baseballpositive.com.

Weekly Summer Camps

STEAM - Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, Math Camps at the Future of Flight. cAMP sessions are designed for students entering grades 4 - 8. Category: Arts & entertainment. Classes & lectures. Schools. Audience: Kids. Teens. Contact Name: Gus Posey. Contact Email: Gus@futureofflight.org. Contact Phone: 425-438-8100. Thursday, August 4, 2016, 9:00 AM – 3:00 PM. Future of Flight Aviation Center & Boeing Tour 8415 Paine Field Blvd. Mukilteo, WA 98275. For more info visit www.futureofflight.org.

Nature Vision Summer Day Camps

Immerse your child in the natural world this summer with Nature Vision! Join us for exciting, unique camps in the amazing setting of Farrel-McWhirter Park in Redmond. Each week throughout the summer is a different theme that is child centered and focuses on the diversity within the natural world of the Pacific Northwest. All of our time will be spent outdoors with a wonderful mix of fun and challenging learning experiences, games, reflection, art, and much more. The weeklong day camps run Monday through Friday, 9:30am to 4:00pm, serving ages 5 to 12. Campers will be placed in groups based on age to accommodate both learning and physical abilities. There will be time each day where all campers are together, and there are activities that will include all campers playing and learning together. All of the day camps are facilitated by our knowledgeable team of staff Naturalists that have experience working with all ages and backgrounds of youth. Building community and an appreciation for all life is… Category: Outdoor. Sports & recreation. Audience: Kids. Cost: $246. Contact Name: Chuck Janovick. Contact Email: cjanovick@naturevision.org. Contact Phone: 507-841-1758. Thursday, August 4, 2016, 9:30 AM – 4:00 PM. 19545 NE Redmond Rd, Redmond, WA 98053. For more info visit naturevision.org.

Alzheimer's Association Chinese Speaking Caregiver Support Group

Caring for someone with memory loss? Do you need information and support? Alzheimer’s Association Chinese-speaking family caregiver support group provides a consistent and caring place for people to learn, share and gain emotional support from others who are also on a unique journey of providing care to a person with memory loss. Meetings are held the 1st Thursday of the month, from 10:00 am – 12:00 pm, at Redmond Senior Center, Room 109, 8703 160th Ave NE, Redmond, WA 98052. For information call Catherine Wong at (206) 957-8518 or Belle Fang at (206) 957-8514. Category: Service clubs. Cost: Free. Contact Name: Catherine Wong. Contact Phone: (206) 957-8518. Thursday, August 4, 2016, 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM. Redmond Senior Center, Room 109, 8703 160th Ave NE, Redmond, WA 98052.

Toddler Time at SkyMania!

$5 for children 5 years and under, parent is free. We also offer complimentary, hot chocolate, coffee and other beverages to parents of young jumpers, plus a comfortable setting to relax while the kiddies play. Category: Family. Sports & recreation. Audience: Kids. Dads. Moms. Cost: $5. Contact Name: nancy. Contact Email: info@skymaniatrampolines.com. Contact Phone: 425-825-7599. Thursday, August 4, 2016, 6:00 PM. 11801 NE 116th Street, Suite B, Kirkland, WA.

PEMCO Movies at Magnuson Park presents Guardians of the Galaxy

The PEMCO Outdoor Movies at Magnuson Park feature big screen outdoor movies, live entertainment, trivia and the region’s best food trucks. Thursdays from July 7 - August 25. Seating opens at 6:30 pm followed by entertainment, trivia and event activities. Movies start at dusk. All events are dog friendly. Presented by Seattle Children’s. 2016 Schedule Jul. 7 Ferris Bueller’s Day Off Jul. 14 Labyrinth Jul. 21 Star Wars: The Force Awakens Jul. 28 The Incredibles Aug. 4 Guardians of the Galaxy Aug. 11 Zootopia Aug. 18 The Sandlot Aug. 25 The Goonies. Category: Arts & entertainment. Cost: $5 per person at the event. 5 and under free. Contact Name: Epic Events. Contact Email: info@epicevents.us. Thursday, August 4, 2016, 6:30 PM – 11:00 PM. Magnuson Park in Seattle 7400 Sand Point Way NE, Seattle, WA 98115. For more info visit www.epiceap.com.

Start Your Fall & Winter Vegetable Garden

Taught by Seattle Tilth. Keep the harvest going by planning ahead for your fall and winter garden. Mid-summer is the perfect time to start planning for your fall and winter garden so you can keep eating fresh vegetables all year. Learn how to choose appropriate seeds and starts, fit new plants into your existing garden, and use special season extension techniques. We’ll discuss overwintering veggies and hardy greens that can be harvested throughout the fall and winter. A little planning and effort now will pay off deliciously during the dark days of winter! Limited to 30 participants. Category: Classes & lectures. Cost: $35. Contact Name: Bellevue Botanical Garden. Contact Email: lscott@bellevuewa.gov. Contact Phone: (425) 452-2750. Thursday, August 4, 2016, 6:30 PM – 8:30 PM. The Aaron Education Center at Bellevue Botanical Garden, 12001 Main Street, Bellevue. For more info visit www.bellevuebotanical.org.

Big Fish

See our website taproottheatre.org for specific dates and times. Taproot Theatre presents Big Fish, by John August, with Music and Lyrics by Andrew Lippa, based on the novel by Daniel Wallace and the Columbia Motion Picture written by John August as part of their 40th Anniversary Season. Every man wants to be a hero to his son. Edward’s never been much of a dad, but as fantasy wages war with reality his tall tales of mermaids and giants may make his son a better man. Let yourself be reeled in by this adventurous and romantic musical based on the beloved novel and award-winning film. July 6 – August 13, 2016 • Wed/Thur, 7:30 pm; Fri/Sat, 8:00 pm; Sat matinee, 2:00 pm Previews: July 6 & 7, 7:30 pm Opening night: July 8, 8:00 pm Pay What You Can: July 13, 7:30 pm Midweek Matinee: July 12, 2:00 pm (with post-play discussion) Post-play Discussions: Wednesday nights excluding Preview and July 27 There is no performance on July 27 Tickets are available online at www.taproottheatre.org/buy-ticket… Category: Arts & entertainment. Theater. Audience: Kids. Teens. Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Families. Cost: $25 - $46. Contact Name: Box Office. Contact Email: box@taproottheatre.org. Contact Phone: 2067819707. Thursday, August 4, 2016, 7:30 PM – 9:50 PM. Taproot Theatre Company 204 N 85th St Seattle, WA 98103. For more info visit taproottheatre.org.

Sleep Train's School Supply Drive for Foster Kids

The first day of school is an exciting time for most kids. But for foster kids, it can bring uneasiness about starting over at a new school, making new friends, fitting in and keeping up with classwork. To help, Sleep Train is hosting its annual School Supply Drive, offering an easy way to give back to local foster kids. Now through September 4th, donate new school supplies at your nearest Sleep Train store. The most requested items include backpacks, 3-ring binders, notebooks, flash drives, and packs of pens and pencils. For more information, visit www.sleeptrainfosterkids.org. Category: Charitable. Audience: Kids. Teens. Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Families. Friday, August 5, 2016. 833 Bellevue Way NE Bellevue, WA 98004.

Free Summer Meals

Join United Way of King County for Free Summer Meals! From June 27th to August 26th meal sites in your area will provide free meals to kids and teens. Send your kids to join us for food, games, and fun! To find more where the nearest Summer Meal site is, visit foodinvasion.org or call 1-888-436-6392. Category: Family. Food & drink. Outdoor. Audience: Kids. Teens. Families. Contact Phone: 888-436-6392. Friday, August 5, 2016, 8:00 AM – 4:00 PM. Various Locations. For more info visit www.foodinvasion.org.

Aerospace Maker Project (AMP) Camp

Offers students in grades 9 - 12 the opportunity to learn about 3D modeling, 3D printing, materials science, engineering design, and more while earning college credit. Category: Arts & entertainment. Classes & lectures. Schools. Audience: Teens. Contact Name: Kyle Bates-Green. Contact Email: kyle@futureofflight.org. Contact Phone: 4254388100. Friday, August 5, 2016, 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM. Future of Flight Aviation Center & Boeing Tour 8415 Paine Field Blvd. Mukilteo, WA 98275. For more info visit www.futureofflight.org.

Weekly Summer Camps

STEAM - Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, Math Camps at the Future of Flight. cAMP sessions are designed for students entering grades 4 - 8. Category: Arts & entertainment. Classes & lectures. Schools. Audience: Kids. Teens. Contact Name: Gus Posey. Contact Email: Gus@futureofflight.org. Contact Phone: 425-438-8100. Friday, August 5, 2016, 9:00 AM – 3:00 PM. Future of Flight Aviation Center & Boeing Tour 8415 Paine Field Blvd. Mukilteo, WA 98275. For more info visit www.futureofflight.org.

Nature Vision Summer Day Camps

Immerse your child in the natural world this summer with Nature Vision! Join us for exciting, unique camps in the amazing setting of Farrel-McWhirter Park in Redmond. Each week throughout the summer is a different theme that is child centered and focuses on the diversity within the natural world of the Pacific Northwest. All of our time will be spent outdoors with a wonderful mix of fun and challenging learning experiences, games, reflection, art, and much more. The weeklong day camps run Monday through Friday, 9:30am to 4:00pm, serving ages 5 to 12. Campers will be placed in groups based on age to accommodate both learning and physical abilities. There will be time each day where all campers are together, and there are activities that will include all campers playing and learning together. All of the day camps are facilitated by our knowledgeable team of staff Naturalists that have experience working with all ages and backgrounds of youth. Building community and an appreciation for all life is… Category: Outdoor. Sports & recreation. Audience: Kids. Cost: $246. Contact Name: Chuck Janovick. Contact Email: cjanovick@naturevision.org. Contact Phone: 507-841-1758. Friday, August 5, 2016, 9:30 AM – 4:00 PM. 19545 NE Redmond Rd, Redmond, WA 98053. For more info visit naturevision.org.

Banjo Train and BBQ

Get ready a toe tapping, knee slapping performance by the Tacoma Banjo Band. This two hour special event includes a steam train ride to the museum for the concert and catered BBQ by the experts at Longhorn BBQ. Seating is limited, advance reservations required. Category: Music. Audience: Seniors. Families. Cost: $60 for adults with discounts for youth, seniors, military and AAA. Contact Phone: 888-783-2611. Friday, August 5, 2016, 3:30 PM – 5:30 PM. 54124 Mountain Highway East, Elbe, WA 98330. For more info visit public.ticketbiscuit.com.

Big Fish

See our website taproottheatre.org for specific dates and times. Taproot Theatre presents Big Fish, by John August, with Music and Lyrics by Andrew Lippa, based on the novel by Daniel Wallace and the Columbia Motion Picture written by John August as part of their 40th Anniversary Season. Every man wants to be a hero to his son. Edward’s never been much of a dad, but as fantasy wages war with reality his tall tales of mermaids and giants may make his son a better man. Let yourself be reeled in by this adventurous and romantic musical based on the beloved novel and award-winning film. July 6 – August 13, 2016 • Wed/Thur, 7:30 pm; Fri/Sat, 8:00 pm; Sat matinee, 2:00 pm Previews: July 6 & 7, 7:30 pm Opening night: July 8, 8:00 pm Pay What You Can: July 13, 7:30 pm Midweek Matinee: July 12, 2:00 pm (with post-play discussion) Post-play Discussions: Wednesday nights excluding Preview and July 27 There is no performance on July 27 Tickets are available online at www.taproottheatre.org/buy-ticket… Category: Arts & entertainment. Theater. Audience: Kids. Teens. Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Families. Cost: $25 - $46. Contact Name: Box Office. Contact Email: box@taproottheatre.org. Contact Phone: 2067819707. Friday, August 5, 2016, 7:30 PM – 9:50 PM. Taproot Theatre Company 204 N 85th St Seattle, WA 98103. For more info visit taproottheatre.org.

Jim Marsh Classic

Western Washington's largest 3-on-3 basketball tournament for participants of all ages. Divisions include youth, high school, college, adult 40+, male, female, & co-ed. Category: Sports & recreation. Audience: Kids. Teens. Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Families. Cost: $120.00. Contact Name: Kevin Nunn. Contact Email: kevinn@emeralddowns.com. Contact Phone: 253-288-7036. Saturday, August 6, 2016 – Sunday, August 7, 2016. Emerald Downs 2300 Emerald Downs Dr. Auburn, WA 98001.

Sleep Train's School Supply Drive for Foster Kids

The first day of school is an exciting time for most kids. But for foster kids, it can bring uneasiness about starting over at a new school, making new friends, fitting in and keeping up with classwork. To help, Sleep Train is hosting its annual School Supply Drive, offering an easy way to give back to local foster kids. Now through September 4th, donate new school supplies at your nearest Sleep Train store. The most requested items include backpacks, 3-ring binders, notebooks, flash drives, and packs of pens and pencils. For more information, visit www.sleeptrainfosterkids.org. Category: Charitable. Audience: Kids. Teens. Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Families. Saturday, August 6, 2016. 833 Bellevue Way NE Bellevue, WA 98004.

Free Summer Meals

Join United Way of King County for Free Summer Meals! From June 27th to August 26th meal sites in your area will provide free meals to kids and teens. Send your kids to join us for food, games, and fun! To find more where the nearest Summer Meal site is, visit foodinvasion.org or call 1-888-436-6392. Category: Family. Food & drink. Outdoor. Audience: Kids. Teens. Families. Contact Phone: 888-436-6392. Saturday, August 6, 2016, 8:00 AM – 4:00 PM. Various Locations. For more info visit www.foodinvasion.org.

Exotics at Redmond Town Center

Every Saturday (starting April 2), 9 to 11 a.m.* *weather dependent - visit exoticsat.com for schedule. Mark your calendars! Exotics at Redmond Town Center comprises of the largest weekly car gathering north of Los Angeles. The weekly gatherings are weather dependent. Follow Exotics@RTC on Facebook for event updates. In addition to the weekly Saturday events from 9 to 11 a.m. Exotics@RTC also hosts the following larger special events in Center Court during the same hours. Starting in May, the Redmond Saturday Market begins as well and runs simutaneously every Saturday at Redmond Town Center. 2016 SPECIAL EXOTICS EVENTS: April 2 - Opening Day! May 21- British Car Day June 18 - Ferrari Day July 9 - Porsche and German Car Day September 3 - Staycation Event Visit exoticsat.com for special event details. Category: Family. Outdoor. Sports & recreation. Audience: Kids. Teens. Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Families. Cost: Free. Contact Name: Guest Services. Contact Email: GuestServices@RedmondTownCenter.com. Contact Phone: 425-869-2640. Saturday, August 6, 2016, 9:00 AM – 11:00 AM. Redmond Town Center. For more info visit exoticsat.com.

How to Attract Backyard Birds

Taught by Penny Bolton, a Master Birder with Seattle Audubon and a King Co./WSU Master Gardener, will tell you how to invite birds and bugs to your garden. Set the table, step back, and prepare to receive these lively and entertaining visitors. Limited to 25 participants. Pre-registration Required. Category: Classes & lectures. Cost: $35. Contact Name: Bellevue Botanical Garden. Contact Email: lscott@bellevuewa.gov. Contact Phone: (425) 452-2750. Saturday, August 6, 2016, 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM. The Aaron Education Center at Bellevue Botanical Garden, 12001 Main Street, Bellevue. For more info visit www.bellevuebotanical.org.

SJIMA presents A River of Migration: An Installation by Vancouver BC Artist Gu Xiong

A River of Migration blends issues of human identity and migration with that of the salmon in a visually compelling mixed-media installation by Gu Xiong, a Chinese immigrant to Canada and current professor at the University of British Columbia. Museum Hours: Thursday – Monday, 11am – 6 pm, August 6, to September 5, 2016 Friday – Monday 11 am to 5 pm, September 6 to November 28, 2016 Museum Address:
 San Juan Islands Museum of Art 540 Spring Street Friday Harbor, WA 98250 360.370.5050 SJIMA can be found at: www.sjima.org Twitter: @_SJIMA Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/SanJuanIslandsMuseumofArt. Category: Arts & entertainment. Audience: Kids. Teens. Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Families. Cost: $10 for Adults, 18 and under FREE. Saturday, August 6, 2016, 11:00 AM – Monday, November 28, 2016, 5:00 PM. San Juan Islands Museum of Art 540 Spring Street Friday Harbor, WA 98250. For more info visit sjima.org.

Shakespeare in the Park

Shakespeare's play "Love's Labour's Lost" a romantic comedy performed by the Wooden O, a subgroup of the Seattle Shakespeare Company. Bring lawn chairs or blankets for seating. Category: Arts & entertainment. Audience: Kids. Teens. Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Families. Cost: Free. Contact Name: Susan F. Nelson. Contact Email: nelsonfinancialservices@comcast.net. Contact Phone: 425-453-0694. Saturday, August 6, 2016, 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM. Ashwood Park NE 10th Street & 110 Ave NE Next to the Library.

Big Fish

See our website taproottheatre.org for specific dates and times. Taproot Theatre presents Big Fish, by John August, with Music and Lyrics by Andrew Lippa, based on the novel by Daniel Wallace and the Columbia Motion Picture written by John August as part of their 40th Anniversary Season. Every man wants to be a hero to his son. Edward’s never been much of a dad, but as fantasy wages war with reality his tall tales of mermaids and giants may make his son a better man. Let yourself be reeled in by this adventurous and romantic musical based on the beloved novel and award-winning film. July 6 – August 13, 2016 • Wed/Thur, 7:30 pm; Fri/Sat, 8:00 pm; Sat matinee, 2:00 pm Previews: July 6 & 7, 7:30 pm Opening night: July 8, 8:00 pm Pay What You Can: July 13, 7:30 pm Midweek Matinee: July 12, 2:00 pm (with post-play discussion) Post-play Discussions: Wednesday nights excluding Preview and July 27 There is no performance on July 27 Tickets are available online at www.taproottheatre.org/buy-ticket… Category: Arts & entertainment. Theater. Audience: Kids. Teens. Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Families. Cost: $25 - $46. Contact Name: Box Office. Contact Email: box@taproottheatre.org. Contact Phone: 2067819707. Saturday, August 6, 2016, 7:30 PM – 9:50 PM. Taproot Theatre Company 204 N 85th St Seattle, WA 98103. For more info visit taproottheatre.org.

Sleep Train's School Supply Drive for Foster Kids

The first day of school is an exciting time for most kids. But for foster kids, it can bring uneasiness about starting over at a new school, making new friends, fitting in and keeping up with classwork. To help, Sleep Train is hosting its annual School Supply Drive, offering an easy way to give back to local foster kids. Now through September 4th, donate new school supplies at your nearest Sleep Train store. The most requested items include backpacks, 3-ring binders, notebooks, flash drives, and packs of pens and pencils. For more information, visit www.sleeptrainfosterkids.org. Category: Charitable. Audience: Kids. Teens. Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Families. Sunday, August 7, 2016. 833 Bellevue Way NE Bellevue, WA 98004.

FitFest

Join us on Sunday, August 7 and try four FREE outdoor fitness classes instructed by Redmond Town Center fitness studios. Bring your friends for classes, giveaways, membership/class discounts, fitness swag, and prizes. When you're not taking classes, browse fitness gear, sample Jujubeet smoothies, and enjoy the music provided by Seattle DJ. Reserve your spot - space is limited. Bring water, towel and mat. Take one or more classes for free. All classes will be held outdoors on pavement in Center Court, so a high quality mat is recommended! EVENT COST: Fitness classes are free. *A suggested donation of $10 can be made when you register to benefit Community for Youth. Category: Classes & lectures. Outdoor. Sports & recreation. Audience: Teens. Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Cost: Free*. Contact Name: Guest Services. Contact Email: GuestServices@redmondtowncenter.com. Contact Phone: 425-869-2640. Sunday, August 7, 2016, 8:00 AM – 12:00 PM. 7525 166th Avenue NE, Redmond, WA 98052. For more info visit redmondtowncenter.com.

Free Summer Meals

Join United Way of King County for Free Summer Meals! From June 27th to August 26th meal sites in your area will provide free meals to kids and teens. Send your kids to join us for food, games, and fun! To find more where the nearest Summer Meal site is, visit foodinvasion.org or call 1-888-436-6392. Category: Family. Food & drink. Outdoor. Audience: Kids. Teens. Families. Contact Phone: 888-436-6392. Sunday, August 7, 2016, 8:00 AM – 4:00 PM. Various Locations. For more info visit www.foodinvasion.org.

Chemistry, math & forensic science camps

Kids & Teen Academic Summer Camps: Chemistry, math and forensic science camps in the morning & afternoon Aug. 8-12 & 15-19 for motivated students entering grades 3-9. The camps take place at Newport High School in Bellevue. The chemistry camps are designed to give students hands-on experience with lab equipment and learn basic chemistry (students will learn the chemistry behind fire, tie-dye and color-changing reactions). In "Crime Scene Sleuths" students learn the biology, physics, chemistry and math used by real forensic scientists to solve crimes. The math camps are designed to excite students about advanced topics with hands-on activities. Cost of the camp includes a t-shirt for tie-dying. Lunch on campus is provided for those who choose to do full day. You can register at: www.wisecamps.com. Category: Classes & lectures. Audience: Kids. Teens. Dads. Moms. Families. Cost: $225-249. Contact Name: Melissa Baker. Contact Email: chemisablast@gmail.com. Contact Phone: 763-486-9429. Monday, August 8, 2016 – Friday, August 19, 2016. Newport High School, Bellevue, WA.

Sleep Train's School Supply Drive for Foster Kids

The first day of school is an exciting time for most kids. But for foster kids, it can bring uneasiness about starting over at a new school, making new friends, fitting in and keeping up with classwork. To help, Sleep Train is hosting its annual School Supply Drive, offering an easy way to give back to local foster kids. Now through September 4th, donate new school supplies at your nearest Sleep Train store. The most requested items include backpacks, 3-ring binders, notebooks, flash drives, and packs of pens and pencils. For more information, visit www.sleeptrainfosterkids.org. Category: Charitable. Audience: Kids. Teens. Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Families. Monday, August 8, 2016. 833 Bellevue Way NE Bellevue, WA 98004.

Free Summer Meals

Join United Way of King County for Free Summer Meals! From June 27th to August 26th meal sites in your area will provide free meals to kids and teens. Send your kids to join us for food, games, and fun! To find more where the nearest Summer Meal site is, visit foodinvasion.org or call 1-888-436-6392. Category: Family. Food & drink. Outdoor. Audience: Kids. Teens. Families. Contact Phone: 888-436-6392. Monday, August 8, 2016, 8:00 AM – 4:00 PM. Various Locations. For more info visit www.foodinvasion.org.

Aerospace Maker Project (AMP) Camp

Offers students in grades 9 - 12 the opportunity to learn about 3D modeling, 3D printing, materials science, engineering design, and more while earning college credit. Category: Arts & entertainment. Classes & lectures. Schools. Audience: Teens. Contact Name: Kyle Bates-Green. Contact Email: kyle@futureofflight.org. Contact Phone: 4254388100. Monday, August 8, 2016, 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM. Future of Flight Aviation Center & Boeing Tour 8415 Paine Field Blvd. Mukilteo, WA 98275. For more info visit www.futureofflight.org.

Baseball Positive Summer Sandlot Games Camp

Baseball Camps Summer Sandlot Games Camps Run by Baseball Positive June 20-23 Fall City @ Fall City Elementary July 5 - 8 Sammamish @ Beaver Lake Ball Fields July 11-14 Bellevue @ Ivanhoe Park (Additional Sandlot Games Camps are available throughout King and South Snohomish Counties, June 20 - Aug 18) Give your child an opportunity to have fun PLAYING baseball at camp this summer! The Sandlot Games Camps focus the majority of camp time on PLAYING GAMES. Woven into the Games format is teaching of the batting swing, throwing, catching, fielding and base running skills. All instructors are expertly trained members of the Baseball Positive coaching staff. The Games Camp format was designed by Baseball Positive Director, Mark Linden who ran the original version of the camp when he was a Division I College Head Coach. The format has been revised and perfected over the past decade based on Coach Mark’s hands on experience training youth coaches, teams an… Category: Sports & recreation. Audience: Kids. Teens. Dads. Moms. Families. Cost: $147/$187. Contact Name: Mark Linden. Contact Email: marklinden20@gmail.com. Contact Phone: 206-7145276. Monday, August 8, 2016, 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM. Three different locations: Fall City, Sammamish, and Bellevue. For more info visit www.baseballpositive.com.

Nature Vision Summer Day Camps

Immerse your child in the natural world this summer with Nature Vision! Join us for exciting, unique camps in the amazing setting of Farrel-McWhirter Park in Redmond. Each week throughout the summer is a different theme that is child centered and focuses on the diversity within the natural world of the Pacific Northwest. All of our time will be spent outdoors with a wonderful mix of fun and challenging learning experiences, games, reflection, art, and much more. The weeklong day camps run Monday through Friday, 9:30am to 4:00pm, serving ages 5 to 12. Campers will be placed in groups based on age to accommodate both learning and physical abilities. There will be time each day where all campers are together, and there are activities that will include all campers playing and learning together. All of the day camps are facilitated by our knowledgeable team of staff Naturalists that have experience working with all ages and backgrounds of youth. Building community and an appreciation for all life is… Category: Outdoor. Sports & recreation. Audience: Kids. Cost: $246. Contact Name: Chuck Janovick. Contact Email: cjanovick@naturevision.org. Contact Phone: 507-841-1758. Monday, August 8, 2016, 9:30 AM – 4:00 PM. 19545 NE Redmond Rd, Redmond, WA 98053. For more info visit naturevision.org.

Alzheimer's Association Long-Distance Seattle Caregiver Support Group

Caring for someone with memory loss long-distance? Do you need information and support? Alzheimer’s Association family caregiver support groups provide a consistent and caring place for people to learn, share and gain emotional support from others who are also on a unique journey of providing care to a person long-distance with memory loss. Meetings are held the 2nd Monday of the month, from 6:00-7:30 pm, at Full Life Care, 6555 Ravenna Ave NE, Seattle, WA 98112. For information call Marian Sheehan, (206) 323-2096. Category: Service clubs. Cost: Free. Contact Name: Marian Sheehan. Contact Phone: 206-323-2096. Monday, August 8, 2016, 6:00 PM – 7:30 PM. Full Life Care, 6555 Ravenna Ave NE, Seattle, WA 98112.

Jewish Genealogy Monthly Workshop

November's free presentation will be a "Beginning Jewish Genealogy Workshop". The speaker will be Nancy Adelson, a genealogist and frequent speaker on Jewish Genealogy. Please attend if you are interested in beginning your family's Jewish ancestral search or if you have already started and you have questions, brick walls, or want to learn more of where to research. Beginners, Intermediate researchers, and advanced researchers are all welcome! Category: Classes & lectures. Family. Organizations. Volunteer. Audience: Teens. Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Families. Cost: Free or you can join the Jewish Genealogy Society of Washington State. Contact Name: Karen Campbell. Contact Email: billkarenmax@frontier.com. Contact Phone: 206-790-2167. Monday, August 8, 2016, 7:00 PM – 9:30 PM. The Factoria LDS Building at 4200 124th Ave. SE, Bellevue, WA 98006 (in Factoria, just off I-90 and I-405). For more info visit www.jgsws.org.