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Bellevue Arts Museum ARTSfair

Eastside Features arts and crafts, KIDSfair (hands-on craft activities), Chalk It Up (chalk N.E. Sixth Street), demonstrations, entertainment, food and free admission to Bellevue Arts Museum. 9:30 a.m. to 9:30 p.m. July 25-26, 9:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. July 27. Shuttles available from South Kirkland, Eastgate, Kingsgate and South Bellevue Park and Ride lots (fee). Age recommendation: All ages. Cost: FREE. Pre-register: No. Phone: 425-519-0770. Friday, July 25, 2014, 9:30 AM – 9:30 PM. Bellevue Square and Bellevue Arts Museum 575 Bellevue Square Bellevue WA 98004. For more info visit www.bellevuearts.org.

Free Trial Mandarin Language Class

Eastside Considering language classes for your child? Then come to Sponge to try a class for free - to register, email info@spongeschool.com. Our teachers are native speakers who use music, art, drama, and play to make learning a language fun! Age recommendation: Infant. Toddler. Preschool. Cost: FREE. Pre-register: Yes. Email: info@spongeschool.com. Friday, July 25, 2014, 9:30 AM – 10:30 AM. Sponge 13219 N.E. 20th St. Suite 203 Bellevue WA 98005. For more info visit www.spongeschool.com.

Kruckeberg Garden Tots

Seattle Area Drop in any time between 10 a.m. and 1 p.m. with your young children every Friday through September for a fun nature exploration in this unique, naturalistic garden. Kids of all ages will also enjoy building fairy houses in our Enchanted Garden and climbing on the Wood Wave sculpture. Each week we offer a simple plant activity, a themed garden exploration, and a craft project. Ideal for ages 2 to 6 with a caregiver. $7 per family, free for KBGF members. Weekly themes: May 30: Excellent Edges June 6: Brilliant Birds June 13: Beautiful Bark June 20: Speedy Snails & Slugs June 27: Lovely Leaves July 11: Fragrant Flowers July 18: Rascally Roots July 25: Beloved Butterflies Aug. 1: Prehistoric Plants Aug. 8: Capable Conifers Aug. 15: Fantastic Ferns Aug. 22: Wondrous Water Aug. 29: Fabulous Fruit Sept. 5: Sensational Spiders Sept. 12: Magnificent Mushrooms Sept. 19: Spectacular Seeds Sept. 26: Autumn Ablaze. Age recommendation: Toddler. Preschool. Cost: Fee. Pre-register: No. Phone: 206-546-1281 x30. Email: programs@kruckeberg.org. Friday, July 25, 2014, 10:00 AM – 1:00 PM. Kruckeberg Botanic Garden 20312 15th Ave. N.W. Shoreline WA 98177. For more info visit www.kruckeberg.org.

6th Street Fair

Eastside Arts and crafts, food, music and kids’ hands-on activities. 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. July 25-26, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. July 27. Shuttles available from South Kirkland, Eastgate, Kingsgate and South Bellevue Park and Ride lots (fee). Age recommendation: All ages. Cost: FREE. Phone: 425-453-1223. Friday, July 25, 2014, 10:00 AM – 8:00 PM. N.E. Sixth St. and 106th Ave. N.E. Bellevue WA 98004. For more info visit www.bellevuedowntown.org.

Bellevue Festival of the Arts

Eastside Juried arts and crafts, music, food and more. 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. July 25-26, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. July 27. Shuttles available from South Kirkland, Eastgate, Kingsgate and South Bellevue Park and Ride lots (fee). Age recommendation: All ages. Cost: FREE. Phone: 206-363-2048. Friday, July 25, 2014, 10:00 AM – 8:00 PM. Cost Plus World Market parking lot 10300 N.E. Eighth St. Bellevue WA 98004. For more info visit www.bellevuefest.org.

Farm Fun and Botanicals at Dr. Maze's Farm

Eastside Come on down to Dr. Maze’s Farm for Farm Fun and Botanicals on Fridays and Saturdays from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Take a hayride tour of the farm. Visit our Farmyard with mazes, farm animals, Singing Chicken Show, Spiderweb Climber, Human Sundial. Farmyard Crossword Hunt, our quarter-acre Lavender Labyrinth, and more. Visit on Friday for Farm Tot Friday and Bubble Friday! Try our Saturday Farmyard Craft. Don't forget to bring your camera! Please check our web site for prices and details. Age recommendation: Toddler. Preschool. Elementary School. Cost: Fee. Phone: 425-869-9777. Email: www.theDr@DrMazesFarm.com. Friday, July 25, 2014, 10:00 AM – 2:00 PM. Dr. Maze's Farm 15410 N.E. 124th St. Redmond WA 98052.

The Imagine Inn: Rock 'n' Roll Party

North Sound Tim Noah and Cyndi Soup are throwing a rock 'n' roll party, and you are invited to sing, dance and jump into the fun! This special production will feature classic rock and award-winning original rock and pop songs for all ages. The Imagine Inn features Tim Noah, Cyndi Soup, Gus Puppy and friends. Come enjoy interactive, family-friendly fun with music and puppetry. Doors open 9:30 a.m. Show at 10 a.m, lasting 50 minutes. Reservations suggested for groups of 10 or more. $6, free babes in arms. Performance Type: Music. Age recommendation: All ages. Cost: Fee. Pre-register: No. Phone: 360-568-9412. Email: tnt_theater@yahoo.com. Friday, July 25, 2014, 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM. Tim Noah Thumbnail Theater 1211 Fourth St. Snohomish WA 98290.

Enumclaw Street Fair

South Sound Kids Zone, entertainment, food, vendors and more. 5K run/walk and kids’ dash (8:45 a.m. July 26). 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. July 25-26. 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. July 27. Age recommendation: All ages. Cost: FREE. Pre-register: No. Friday, July 25, 2014, 10:00 AM – 7:00 PM. Downtown Enumclaw.

FREE Drop-in Playgroup

Seattle Area Join kids ages birth to 5 and their parents/caregivers every Wednesday and Friday for a drop-in playgroup! Have fun playing with other families, reading, and singing. First-time families will be asked to fill out a registration form. Age recommendation: Infant. Toddler. Preschool. Cost: FREE. Pre-register: No. Phone: 206-694-6849. Email: saraht@familyworksseattle.org. Friday, July 25, 2014, 10:30 AM – 12:00 PM. FamilyWorks 1501 N. 45th St. Seattle WA 98103.

Seattle Children's Playgarden Summer Playdate

Seattle Area All kids---those with special needs and those typically developing---are invited to enjoy fun activities at the play garden on select Fridays. A caregiver must be present. Age recommendation: All ages. Cost: FREE. Pre-register: No. Phone: 206-325-5576. Email: info@childrensplaygarden.org. Friday, July 25, 2014, 10:30 AM – 2:00 PM. Seattle Children's Playgarden 1745 24th Ave. S. Seattle WA 98144. For more info visit www.childrensplaygarden.org.

Science and Stories: Marine Invertebrates

Seattle Area Where: Lake City Branch. Room Location: Meeting Room. Event provided by: The Seattle Public Library. Audience: Children. Language: English. Summary: Children and their grownups are invited to hear stories about ocean animals without skeletons, examine specimens of marine invertebrates from the Burke Museum and enjoy some ocean art activities. For ages 0-11. Description: Zone In: Explore, Create, Connect with The Seattle Public Library’s 2014 Summer of Learning Program! Attend FREE programs at the Library all summer long. Join the fun -- it’s easy! Go to your favorite branch and pick up your activity log. Sign up and receive a free book*. (*One per child, while supplies last.) Read 10 books or complete 10 activities by Monday, Aug. 4 to enter your name into a drawing for the Breakfast of Champions held at the end of the summer at the Space Needle. Visit … Notes: Library events are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. The Summer of Learning Program is sponsored by The Seattle Public Library Foundation, US Bank and Google. More Children's Programs: http://www.spl.org/audiences/children/chi-calendar-of-events. Contact Info: Lake City Branch 206-684-7518 or Ask a Librarian. Cost: FREE. Friday, July 25, 2014, 10:30 AM – 11:15 AM.

Zoom In: Photograph Your Community

Seattle Area Where: Columbia Branch. Event provided by: The Seattle Public Library. Audience: Teens. Language: English. Summary: Learn photography basics with Youth in Focus. Do on-location shooting, learn about composition & using Adobe Photoshop Lightroom. No camera required. For ages 12 & up. Registration is required. Description: In the Zone: Explore, Create, Connect with The Seattle Public Library’s 2014 Summer of Learning Program! Attend FREE programs at the Library all summer long. Join the fun -- it’s easy! WWW.SPL.ORG/INTHEZONE - Explore all the ways you can participate in summer programming! TEENSPL.TUMBLR.COM - Create and share videos, photos, GIFs and other content: #bysplteens SEATTLE-SUMMER-2014.BIBLIOCOMMONS.COM - Sign up online to create an avatar, set up your summer book shelf and earn badges.… Notes: Library events are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is required, call the Columbia Branch at 206-386-1908 to sign up. The Summer of Learning Program is sponsored by The Seattle Public Library Foundation, US Bank and Google. Contact Info: Columbia Branch 206-386-1908 or Ask a Librarian. Cost: FREE. Friday, July 25, 2014, 10:30 AM – 12:00 PM.

Renton River Days

Seattle Area Includes kids' area, entertainment, arts and crafts booths, sports, parade (10 a.m. July 26), rubber duck derby (4:30 p.m. July 27), Wenatchee Youth Circus (1:30 and 6 p.m. July 25, 1:30 p.m. July 26, $1 to $2) and more. 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. July 25, 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. July 26, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. July 27. Age recommendation: All ages. Cost: FREE. Phone: 425-430-6528. Friday, July 25, 2014, 11:00 AM – 8:00 PM. Liberty Park 1100 Bronson Way N. Renton WA 98057. For more info visit www.rentonriverdays.org.

Eli Rosenblatt Concert

Eastside Hear music for kids that focuses on rhythm, positivity and being goofy. Performance Type: Music. Age recommendation: Infant. Toddler. Preschool. Elementary School. Cost: FREE. Phone: 425-452-7688. Friday, July 25, 2014, 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM. Robinswood Community Park 2430 148th Ave. S.E. Bellevue WA 98007. For more info visit www.bellevuewa.gov.

Free Trial French Language Class

Seattle Area Considering language classes for your child? Then come to Sponge to try a class for free - to register, email info@spongeschool.com. Our teachers are native speakers who use music, art, drama, and play to make learning a language fun! Age recommendation: Infant. Toddler. Cost: FREE. Pre-register: Yes. Email: info@spongeschool.com. Friday, July 25, 2014, 11:30 AM – 12:30 PM. Sponge 3107 S. Day St. Seattle WA 98144. For more info visit www.spongeschool.com.

Free Trial Mandarin Language Class

Eastside Considering language classes for your child? Then come to Sponge to try a class for free - to register, email info@spongeschool.com. Our teachers are native speakers who use music, art, drama, and play to make learning a language fun! Age recommendation: Toddler. Preschool. Elementary School. Cost: FREE. Pre-register: Yes. Email: info@spongeschool.com. Friday, July 25, 2014, 11:30 AM – 1:00 PM. Sponge 13219 N.E. 20th St. Suite 203 Bellevue WA 98005. For more info visit www.spongeschool.com.

Timber! Outdoor Music Festival

Eastside Live music from more than 20 performers, camping, mountain biking, hiking, kayaking, root beer garden and more. No dogs. 5 to 10 p.m. today, 11:30 a.m. to 9:30 p.m. July 25, 10:30 a.m. to 9:30 p.m. July 26. $20 to $65, free ages 11 and younger. Camping available for an additional fee (pre-register). Age recommendation: All ages. Cost: Fee. Friday, July 25, 2014, 11:30 AM – 9:30 PM. Tolt-MacDonald Park 31020 N.E. 40th St. Carnation WA 98014. For more info visit www.timbermusicfest.com.

Aquafest

North Sound Land and water sports, children’s parade (6 p.m. July 25), grand parade (1 p.m. July 26), arts and crafts, Bite of Lake Stevens, carnival, boat parade (7 p.m. July 26), entertainment, fireworks (10 p.m. July 26), Family Fun Fest (1 to 5 p.m. July 27) and more. Noon to 9 p.m. July 25, 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. July 26, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. July 27. FREE, fee for some activities. Shuttle from Lake Stevens High School. Age recommendation: All ages. Cost: FREE. Phone: 425-397-2334. Friday, July 25, 2014, 12:00 PM – 9:00 PM. Lake Stevens WA. For more info visit www.aquafest.org.

Roald Dahl's Willy Wonka Kids

North Sound See the Village Theatre KIDSTAGE Troupe perform a musical version of Roald Dahl's classic tale about an eccentric candy maker. FREE. July 18 and 25, and Aug. 1 and 15. Performance Type: Theater. Age recommendation: All ages. Cost: FREE. Pre-register: No. Friday, July 25, 2014, 12:00 PM – 12:40 PM. Everett Performing Arts Center 2710 Wetmore Ave. Everett WA 98201. For more info visit www.villagekidstage.org.

Tour de Terrace

North Sound Carnival, street fair, food, entertainment, parade (7 p.m. July 25), 5K run/walk (8:30 a.m. July 26.), car show (9 a.m. to 3 p.m. July 26), fireworks (10 p.m. July 26) and more. Noon to 11 p.m. July 25, 9 a.m. to 11 p.m. July 26, 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. July 27. Age recommendation: All ages. Cost: FREE. Phone: 425-791-5956. Friday, July 25, 2014, 12:00 PM – 11:00 PM. Evergreen Playfield 22400 56th Ave. W. Mountlake Terrace WA. For more info visit www.tourdeterrace.org.

Free Trial French Language Class

Seattle Area Considering language classes for your child? Then come to Sponge to try a class for free - to register, email info@spongeschool.com. Our teachers are native speakers who use music, art, drama, and play to make learning a language fun! Age recommendation: Toddler. Preschool. Elementary School. Cost: FREE. Pre-register: Yes. Email: info@spongeschool.com. Friday, July 25, 2014, 1:00 PM – 2:30 PM. Sponge 3107 S. Day St. Seattle WA 98144. For more info visit www.spongeschool.com.

Teen Re-Creation Drop-In

Seattle Area Where: West Seattle Branch. Event provided by: The Seattle Public Library. Audience: Teens. Language: English. Summary: Need some space and support for your digital projects this summer? Drop in for help, ideas and snacks! For ages 12 and up. Description: In the Zone: Explore, Create, Connect with The Seattle Public Library’s 2014 Summer of Learning Program! Attend FREE programs at the Library all summer long. Join the fun -- it’s easy! WWW.SPL.ORG/INTHEZONE - Explore all the ways you can participate in summer programming! TEENSPL.TUMBLR.COM - Create and share videos, photos, GIFs and other content: #bysplteens SEATTLE-SUMMER-2014.BIBLIOCOMMONS.COM - Sign up online to create an avatar, set up your summer book shelf and earn badges.… Notes: Library events are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. The Summer of Learning Program is sponsored by The Seattle Public Library Foundation, US Bank and Google. Contact Info: West Seattle Branch 206-684-7444 or Ask a Librarian. Cost: FREE. Friday, July 25, 2014, 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM.

Mommy and Me Nia

Seattle Area Bond with your baby while moving your body to music and the magic of the Nia technique - a blend of martial arts, dance arts and healing arts. Reconnect with your body wisdom and bliss as you dance with your baby and get a gentle workout that is centered on joy, awareness and pleasure. First class free, subsequent classes $15 drop-in. Discounted weekly passes and financial assistance available. Age recommendation: Infant. Cost: FREE. Pre-register: No. Phone: 206-407-7260. Email: vinajoybarham@gmail.com. Friday, July 25, 2014, 1:30 PM – 2:30 PM. Dance Space 124 N. 103rd St. Seattle WA 98133. For more info visit theturnedonmama.com.

Family Movies: 'Rio 2'

Seattle Area Where: Northgate Branch. Room Location: Meeting Room. Event provided by: The Seattle Public Library. Audience: Children. Teens. Adults. Language: English. Summary: Join us for a movie over summer break! Bring your own pillows, we’ll supply the popcorn. Today we're showing "Rio 2," a 2014 animated film. This movie is rated G. Description: "It's a jungle out there for Blu, Jewel and their three kids after they're hurtled from Rio de Janeiro to the wilds of the Amazon. As Blu tries to fit in, he goes beak-to-beak with the vengeful Nigel, and meets his father-in-law." -- IMDb Director: Carlos Saldanha Country: USA Language: English Year: 2014 Length: 101 minutes Rating: G. View in Catalog: "Rio 2" directed by Carlos Saldanha. Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Arrive early or on time -- seating space is limited. Please note: "Mr. Peabody & Sherman" was originally scheduled at this date & time; "Rio 2" has replaced that showing. Contact Info: Northgate Branch 206-386-1980 or Ask a Librarian. Cost: FREE. Friday, July 25, 2014, 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM.

Hands-On Weird Science

Seattle Area Where: Southwest Branch. Room Location: Meeting Room. Event provided by: The Seattle Public Library. Audience: Children. Language: English. Summary: Drop into the Southwest Library meeting room to create an electrical circuit with your body, learn about the stars and even practice real-life forensics! For ages 9-12. Description: Zone In: Explore, Create, Connect with The Seattle Public Library’s 2014 Summer of Learning Program! Attend FREE programs at the Library all summer long. Join the fun -- it’s easy! Go to your favorite branch and pick up your activity log. Sign up and receive a free book*. (*One per child, while supplies last.) Read 10 books or complete 10 activities by Monday, Aug. 4 to enter your name into a drawing for the Breakfast of Champions held at the end of the summer at the Space Needle. Visit … Notes: Library events are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. The Summer of Learning Program is sponsored by The Seattle Public Library Foundation, US Bank and Google. Contact Info: Southwest Branch 206-684-7455 or Ask a Librarian. Cost: FREE. Friday, July 25, 2014, 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM.

Celebrate the end of Ramadan at the Library

Seattle Area Where: Lake City Branch. Room Location: Meeting Room. Event provided by: The Seattle Public Library. Audience: Children. Teens. Adults. Language: English. Summary: Ramadan Kareem! Eid Mubarak! Join the Library for a cultural celebration of Eid Al-Fitr -- the end of Ramadan. Learn about Ramadan and Eid. Make Eid cards for friends or family. Engage in fun activities! Description: Many neighbors in the Lake City community observe the month of Ramadan, culminating in the holiday Eid Al-Fitr. This program is a cultural celebration and is open to all who want to learn about or celebrate this holiday with our local community. The celebration will include crafts, henna and activities for all ages. Bring your family! Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Contact Info: World Languages 206-684-0849 or Ask a Librarian. Cost: FREE. Friday, July 25, 2014, 3:00 PM – 5:00 PM.

Science & Fiction: Tween Book Group

Seattle Area Where: Broadview Branch. Event provided by: The Seattle Public Library. Audience: Children. Teens. Language: English. Summary: Challenge your inner scientist, mathematician or engineer! Read a mix of real science and science fiction books this summer and talk about them with other tweens. For ages 9-12. Description: In the Zone: Explore, Create, Connect with The Seattle Public Library’s 2014 Summer of Learning Program! Attend FREE programs at the Library all summer long. Join the fun -- it’s easy! WWW.SPL.ORG/INTHEZONE - Explore all the ways you can participate in summer programming! TEENSPL.TUMBLR.COM - Create and share videos, photos, GIFs and other content: #bysplteens SEATTLE-SUMMER-2014.BIBLIOCOMMONS.COM - Sign up online to create an avatar, set up your summer book shelf and earn badges.… Notes: Library events are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. The Summer of Learning Program is sponsored by The Seattle Public Library Foundation, US Bank and Google. Contact Info: Broadview Branch 206-684-7519 or Ask a Librarian. Cost: FREE. Friday, July 25, 2014, 4:00 PM – 5:30 PM.

Backyard Bard: The Comedy of Errors

Seattle Area An outdoor, all-ages, four-actor, 45-minute production. FREE, donations accepted. Performance Type: Theater. Age recommendation: All ages. Cost: FREE. Pre-register: No. Phone: 206-748-1551. Friday, July 25, 2014, 7:00 PM. Salmon Bay Park 2001 N.W. Canoe Place Seattle WA 98117. For more info visit www.greenstage.org.

Magnuson Park Family Summer Concert Series

Seattle Area Outdoor concerts at Magnuson Park. FREE, donations accepted. May be cancelled by weather; call after 6:30 p.m. to determine. Performance Type: Music. Age recommendation: All ages. Cost: FREE. Pre-register: No. Phone: 206-684-7026. Friday, July 25, 2014, 7:00 PM. Magnuson Park 7400 Sand Point Way N.E. Seattle WA 98115. For more info visit www.seattle.gov.

Shakespeare in the Park: Othello

Seattle Area GreenStage's outdoor, all-ages production with shows throughout the Seattle area in July and August. FREE, donations accepted. Performance Type: Theater. Age recommendation: All ages. Cost: FREE. Phone: 206-748-1551. Friday, July 25, 2014, 7:00 PM. Lincoln Park 8103 Fauntleroy Way S.W. Seattle WA 98136. For more info visit www.greenstage.org.

Singin' in the Rain Jr. and New Work from Young Playwrights

Seattle Area Two one-act plays performed back-to-back by students from Seattle Children’s Theatre drama school. Shows are one hour each with an intermission between them. Ages 5 and older for Singin' in the Rain, ages 11 and older for New Work. 7 p.m. July 24-25, noon July 26. $10. Performance Type: Theater. Age recommendation: Elementary School. Middle School. High School. Cost: Fee. Phone: 206-441-3322. Friday, July 25, 2014, 7:00 PM. Seattle Children’s Theatre 201 Thomas St. Seattle WA 98109. For more info visit www.sct.org.

The Arabian Nights

Seattle Area Seattle Public Theater’s (SPT) Youth Program presents Mary Zimmerman’s modern take on the epic myths of The Arabian Nights directed by Shana Bestock. Experience tales of love, madness, comedy, and dreams in Mary Zimmerman’s adaptation of the legendary Scheherazade’s storytelling marathon. To prevent her crazed husband, the cruel ruler Shahryar, from murdering her, Scheherazade stretches her tales for 1,001 nights. With singing, dancing, richly drawn characters, poetry and slapstick, this wonderful blend of the lesser-known tales from The Arabian Nights is all about how the magic of storytelling holds the power to change people. This ensemble features actors grades 9 to 12. 7 p.m. July 18-19 and 25-26, 2 p.m. July 20 and 26. FREE, donations welcomed. Performance Type: Theater. Age recommendation: Middle School. High School. Cost: FREE. Phone: 206-524-1300. Email: pr@seattlepublictheater.org. Friday, July 25, 2014, 7:00 PM – 8:00 PM. Seattle Public Theater at The Bathhouse 7312 W. Green Lake Drive N. Seattle WA 98103.

The Two Gentlemen of Verona

Seattle Area See Wooden O perform Shakespeare in an all-ages, outdoor format. Bring blankets or low chairs. FREE, donations accepted. Various days and locations July 10 through August 10. Performance Type: Theater. Age recommendation: All ages. Cost: FREE. Friday, July 25, 2014, 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM. Angle Lake Park 19408 International Blvd. SeaTac WA 98188. For more info visit www.seattleshakespeare.org.

Disney's The Jungle Book

Eastside See Youth Theatre Northwest's special outdoor performance of the musical based on the animated Disney film and Rudyard Kipling novel. Best for ages 3 and older. 7 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays, 2 p.m. Sundays through July 27, plus 11 a.m. July 16-17 and 24. $15, $13 seniors and youth. Performance Type: Theater. Age recommendation: Preschool. Elementary School. Middle School. High School. Cost: Fee. Phone: 206-232-4145 ext. 109. Friday, July 25, 2014, 7:00 PM. Emmanuel Episcopal Church 4400 86th Ave. S.E. Mercer Island WA 98040. For more info visit youththeatre.org.

Julius Caesar

Eastside See Wooden O perform Shakespeare in an all-ages, outdoor format. Bring blankets or low chairs. FREE, donations accepted. Various days and locations July 10 through August 10. Performance Type: Theater. Age recommendation: All ages. Cost: FREE. Friday, July 25, 2014, 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM. Luther Burbank Park Amphitheater 2040 84th Ave. S.E. Mercer Island WA 98040. For more info visit www.seattleshakespeare.org.

LOVE Bellevue Block Party

Eastside Enjoy inflatables and games, free hot dogs, popcorn and snow cones as you meet others in the community. Age recommendation: All ages. Cost: FREE. Pre-register: No. Friday, July 25, 2014, 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM. Jubilee Reach 14200 S.E. 13th Pl. Bellevue WA 98007.

Shakespeare in the Park: Love's Labour's Lost

North Sound GreenStage's outdoor, all-ages production with shows throughout the Seattle area in July and August. FREE, donations accepted. Performance Type: Theater. Age recommendation: All ages. Cost: FREE. Phone: 206-748-1551. Friday, July 25, 2014, 7:00 PM. Willis Tucker Park 6705 Puget Park Drive Snohomish WA 98296. For more info visit www.greenstage.org.

Fiddler on the Roof

South Sound Musical about family and tradition performed by ManeStage Theatre. Ages 3 and older, no babes in arms. Various dates and times through Aug. 10. $20, $16 students/seniors, $11 ages 10 and younger. Performance Type: Theater. Age recommendation: Elementary School. Middle School. High School. Cost: Fee. Phone: 253-447-7645. Friday, July 25, 2014, 7:00 PM. Sumner Performing Arts Center 1707 Main St. Sumner WA 98390. For more info visit manestagetheatre.com.

Follow That Rabbit!

South Sound PenMet Family Theater outdoor play for all ages. 6 p.m. ticket sales, 7 p.m. show. Fridays through Sundays, July 11-27. $5. Performance Type: Theater. Age recommendation: All ages. Cost: Fee. Pre-register: No. Friday, July 25, 2014, 7:00 PM. Sehmel Homestead Park Amphitheater 10123 78th Ave. N.W. Gig Harbor WA 98332. For more info visit www.penmetparks.org.

Children of Eden

Eastside Village Theatre Issaquah’s KIDSTAGE Summer Independent play is produced, directed and performed by youth under age 25. Loosely based on the Book of Genesis, this play focuses on the age-old struggle between parents and their kids. Various dates and times through July 20. $18, $16 youth and seniors. Performance Type: Theater. Age recommendation: Elementary School. Middle School. High School. Cost: Fee. Phone: 425-392-1942. Friday, July 25, 2014, 7:30 PM. First Stage Theatre 120 Front St. N. Issaquah WA 98027. For more info visit villagetheatre.org.

Shrek: The Muscal

Eastside Studio East’s annual Summer Teen Musical brings the popular DreamWorks film to the stage. Recommended for ages 6 and older. Various dates and times through Aug. 3. $16. Performance Type: Theater. Age recommendation: Elementary School. Middle School. High School. Cost: Fee. Phone: 425-893-9900. Friday, July 25, 2014, 7:30 PM. Kirkland Performance Center 350 Kirkland Ave. Kirkland WA 98033. For more info visit www.kpcenter.org.

Cinema Under the Stars

North Sound Frozen (PG) today, Despicable Me 2 (PG) July 18, Iron Man 3 (PG-13) July 25, The Lego Movie (PG) Aug. 1, Mr. Peabody & Sherman (PG) Aug. 8, The Hunger Games: Catching Fire (PG-13) Aug. 15. Family entertainment (7:30 p.m.) and movie (dusk). Bring blankets and chairs. FREE. Cash-only concessions available. Age recommendation: All ages. Cost: FREE. Phone: 425-257-8700. Friday, July 25, 2014, 7:30 PM. Thornton A. Sullivan Park Camp Sullivan Field 11405 Silver Lake Road Everett WA 98208. For more info visit www.ci.everett.wa.us.

Footloose

North Sound Village Theatre Everett’s KIDSTAGE Summer Independent musical produced, directed and performed by youth under age 25. 7:30 p.m. Wednesdays through Saturdays, 2 p.m. Sundays through July 27. $14, $12 youth and seniors. Performance Type: Theater. Age recommendation: Elementary School. Middle School. High School. Cost: Fee. Phone: 425-740-5035. Friday, July 25, 2014, 7:30 PM. Second Stage Theatre 2730 Wetmore Ave. Everett WA 98201. For more info visit villagetheatre.org.

Movies on the Green: E.T.

Seattle Area Bring blankets or low chairs and watch E.T. (PG) outside. Seating begins at 8 p.m. movie at dusk. Age recommendation: All ages. Cost: FREE. Friday, July 25, 2014, 8:00 PM. Foster Golf Links 13500 Interurban Ave. S. Tukwila WA 98168. For more info visit www.seattlesouthside.com.

Renton Outdoor Movie

Seattle Area Bring blankets or low-back chairs for a movie at dusk. May be canceled by weather; call ahead. The LEGO Movie (PG) July 16 at Gene Coulon Park, The Avengers (PG-13) July 25 at Piazza Park, Back to the Future (PG) Aug. 8 at Liberty Park, Frozen (PG) Aug. 15 at Henry Moses Aquatic Center. Age recommendation: All ages. Cost: FREE. Phone: 425-430-6719. Friday, July 25, 2014, 8:00 PM. Piazza Park S. Third Street and Burnett Avenue S. Renton WA 98057. For more info visit rentonwa.gov.

Oliver!

North Sound Musical based on the book Oliver Twist by Charles Dickens, performed by Driftwood Players Summer Teen Ensemble. 8 p.m. July 25-26, 2 p.m. July 27. $15. Performance Type: Theater. Age recommendation: Elementary School. Middle School. High School. Cost: Fee. Phone: 425-774-9600. Friday, July 25, 2014, 8:00 PM. Wade James Theatre 950 Main St. Edmonds WA 98020. For more info visit www.driftwoodplayers.com.

Outdoor Cinema

South Sound Man of Steel (PG-13) July 11, The Sandlot (PG) July 25, Despicable Me 2 (PG) Aug. 8, Planes (PG) Aug. 22. Bring a blanket and chairs. Concessions sold. Movie at dusk. FREE. Age recommendation: All ages. Cost: FREE. Phone: 253-841-5457. Friday, July 25, 2014, 8:00 PM. Bradley Lake Park 531 31st Ave. S.E. Puyallup WA 98374. For more info visit www.cityofpuyallup.org.

Edmonds Outdoor Movie Nites

North Sound Join us at the for a family night of free movie entertainment. Bring your blanket or lawn chair to watch a blockbuster hit on a giant inflatable screen. The movie begins at dusk (around 9 p.m.). Concessions available.  July 25 – The Croods (PG) August 1 – Field of Dreams (PG). Age recommendation: Elementary School. Middle School. High School. Cost: FREE. Pre-register: No. Phone: 425-771-0230. Email: tammy.rankins@edmondswa.gov. Friday, July 25, 2014, 9:00 PM – 11:00 PM. Frances Anderson Center Playfield 700 Main St. Edmonds WA 98020. For more info visit www.edmondswa.gov.

CinemaGig Outdoor Movies

South Sound Gig Harbor’s outdoor summer theater for families. Bring low chairs and a blanket. Cancelled in cases of rain or high wind. The Help (PG-13) 9:15 p.m. today, Remember the Titans (PG) 9 p.m. July 25, Big Miracle (PG) 8:30 p.m. Aug. 8, Jaws (PG) 8:15 p.m. Aug. 22. FREE. Age recommendation: All ages. Cost: FREE. Friday, July 25, 2014, 9:00 PM. Donkey Creek Park 8714 Harborview Drive Gig Harbor WA 98332. For more info visit www.gigharborguide.com.

Blueberry Festival

North Sound Berry picking 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. plus kids’ activities like pony rides and face painting 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. FREE, fee for some activities. Age recommendation: All ages. Cost: FREE. Phone: 360-474-8424. Saturday, July 26, 2014, 8:00 AM – 4:00 PM. Bryant Blueberry Farm 5628 Grandview Road Arlington WA 98223. For more info visit www.bryantblueberries.com.

Pacific Northwest Scottish Highland Games

South Sound Competitive dancing, piping and drumming, traditional food, arts and crafts, and more. No pets. 8 a.m. to 11 p.m. July 26, 8 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. July 27. $17, $12 seniors, military and ages 5 to 17, free ages 4 and younger, half-price after 4 p.m. $5 parking. Age recommendation: All ages. Cost: Fee. Phone: 206-522-2541. Saturday, July 26, 2014, 8:00 AM – 11:00 PM. Enumclaw Expo Center 45224 284th Ave. S.E. Enumclaw WA 98022. For more info visit www.sshga.org.

Canoe Mercer Slough

Eastside Explore the Mercer Slough by canoe. 4-mile guided round trip. Ages 5 to adult, at least one adult per two children, some paddling experience required. Children under 35 pounds must bring a Coast Guard-approved life jacket. You must arrive in time for the safety talk to participate. 8:45 a.m. to noon weekends through Sept. 1 (no paddle June 14-15 or Aug. 2-3). $16 to $18, pre-register. Age recommendation: Elementary School. Middle School. High School. Cost: Fee. Pre-register: Yes. Phone: 425-452-2565. Saturday, July 26, 2014, 8:45 AM – 12:00 PM. Enatai Beach Park 3519 108th Ave. S.E. Bellevue WA 98004. For more info visit www.bellevuewa.gov.

HealthPoint Family 5K

North Sound Fun run/walk to encourage an active lifestyle. Leashed dogs permitted. $20, free ages 12 and younger. Age recommendation: All ages. Cost: Fee. Pre-register: Yes. Saturday, July 26, 2014, 9:00 AM. 10414 Beardslee Blvd. Bothell WA 98011. For more info visit www.active.com.

Jurassic Quest

North Sound See dozens of lifelike animatronic dinosaurs, plus dinosaur inflatables, rides, fossil digs, and more. Some activities require an additional fee. $20, $18 seniors and military, $15 ages 3 to 12, free ages 2 and younger. VIP tickets available. Age recommendation: All ages. Cost: Fee. Phone: 425-322-2600. Saturday, July 26, 2014, 9:00 AM – 8:00 PM. Comcast Arena 2000 Hewitt Ave. Everett WA 98201. For more info visit www.comcastarenaeverett.com.

Tour de Terrace

North Sound Carnival, street fair, food, entertainment, parade (7 p.m. July 25), 5K run/walk (8:30 a.m. July 26.), car show (9 a.m. to 3 p.m. July 26), fireworks (10 p.m. July 26) and more. Noon to 11 p.m. July 25, 9 a.m. to 11 p.m. July 26, 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. July 27. Age recommendation: All ages. Cost: FREE. Phone: 425-791-5956. Saturday, July 26, 2014, 9:00 AM – 11:00 PM. Evergreen Playfield 22400 56th Ave. W. Mountlake Terrace WA. For more info visit www.tourdeterrace.org.

Dog-A-Thon

South Sound The Humane Society’s Walk for Homeless Pets. Includes dog demonstrations and contests, vendors and more. Sign up to raise pledges. Type of Animal Event: Pet Events. Age recommendation: All ages. Cost: Fee. Saturday, July 26, 2014, 9:00 AM – 2:00 PM. Fort Steilacoom Park 9601 Steilacoom Blvd. S.W. Lakewood WA. For more info visit www.thehumanesociety.org.

Bellevue Arts Museum ARTSfair

Eastside Features arts and crafts, KIDSfair (hands-on craft activities), Chalk It Up (chalk N.E. Sixth Street), demonstrations, entertainment, food and free admission to Bellevue Arts Museum. 9:30 a.m. to 9:30 p.m. July 25-26, 9:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. July 27. Shuttles available from South Kirkland, Eastgate, Kingsgate and South Bellevue Park and Ride lots (fee). Age recommendation: All ages. Cost: FREE. Pre-register: No. Phone: 425-519-0770. Saturday, July 26, 2014, 9:30 AM – 9:30 PM. Bellevue Square and Bellevue Arts Museum 575 Bellevue Square Bellevue WA 98004. For more info visit www.bellevuearts.org.

Free Trial Spanish Language Class with Sponge

North Sound Considering language classes for your child? Then come to Sponge to try a class for free - to register, email info@spongeschool.com. Our teachers are native speakers who use music, art, drama, and play to make learning a language fun! Age recommendation: Infant. Toddler. Preschool. Cost: FREE. Pre-register: Yes. Email: info@spongeschool.com. Saturday, July 26, 2014, 9:30 AM – 10:30 AM. Playdate Café 4114 198th St. S.W. Suite 3 Lynnwood WA 98036. For more info visit www.spongeschool.com.

Northwest SolarFest

Seattle Area Renewable energy and sustainable living fair with vendors and exhibits, interactive presentations, kid’s activities, food, music and more. Age recommendation: All ages. Cost: FREE. Saturday, July 26, 2014, 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM. Shoreline Community College 16101 Greenwood Ave. N. Shoreline WA 98133. For more info visit shorelinesolar.org.

Renton River Days

Seattle Area Includes kids' area, entertainment, arts and crafts booths, sports, parade (10 a.m. July 26), rubber duck derby (4:30 p.m. July 27), Wenatchee Youth Circus (1:30 and 6 p.m. July 25, 1:30 p.m. July 26, $1 to $2) and more. 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. July 25, 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. July 26, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. July 27. Age recommendation: All ages. Cost: FREE. Phone: 425-430-6528. Saturday, July 26, 2014, 10:00 AM – 8:00 PM. Liberty Park 1100 Bronson Way N. Renton WA 98057. For more info visit www.rentonriverdays.org.

Saturday Fun Days at Bell Street Park

Seattle Area Come enjoy giant games, Imagination Playground, art activities and more, Saturdays through Sept. 10. Age recommendation: All ages. Cost: FREE. Saturday, July 26, 2014, 10:00 AM – 2:00 PM. Bell Street Park Between Second and Third Avenue Seattle WA 98121. For more info visit www.seattle.gov.

Touch-A-Truck

Seattle Area Kids can explore trucks of all types with help from the professionals who use them. Vehicles on display may include construction trucks, utility vehicles, emergency responders, buses and semi trucks. The event also includes a safety and emergency preparedness fair. Age recommendation: Toddler. Preschool. Elementary School. Cost: FREE. Pre-register: No. Phone: 206-768-2822. Saturday, July 26, 2014, 10:00 AM – 2:00 PM. Foster High School 4242 S. 144th St. Tukwila WA 98168. For more info visit www.ci.tukwila.wa.us.

6th Street Fair

Eastside Arts and crafts, food, music and kids’ hands-on activities. 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. July 25-26, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. July 27. Shuttles available from South Kirkland, Eastgate, Kingsgate and South Bellevue Park and Ride lots (fee). Age recommendation: All ages. Cost: FREE. Phone: 425-453-1223. Saturday, July 26, 2014, 10:00 AM – 8:00 PM. Sixth St. Bellevue WA 98004. For more info visit www.bellevuedowntown.org.

Bellevue Festival of the Arts

Eastside Juried arts and crafts, music, food and more. 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. July 25-26, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. July 27. Shuttles available from South Kirkland, Eastgate, Kingsgate and South Bellevue Park and Ride lots (fee). Age recommendation: All ages. Cost: FREE. Phone: 206-363-2048. Saturday, July 26, 2014, 10:00 AM – 8:00 PM. Cost Plus World Market parking lot 10300 N.E. Eighth St. Bellevue WA 98004. For more info visit www.bellevuefest.org.

Farm Fun and Botanicals at Dr. Maze's Farm

Eastside Come on down to Dr. Maze’s Farm for Farm Fun and Botanicals on Fridays and Saturdays from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Take a hayride tour of the farm. Visit our Farmyard with mazes, farm animals, Singing Chicken Show, Spiderweb Climber, Human Sundial. Farmyard Crossword Hunt, our quarter-acre Lavender Labyrinth, and more. Visit on Friday for Farm Tot Friday and Bubble Friday! Try our Saturday Farmyard Craft. Don't forget to bring your camera! Please check our web site for prices and details. Age recommendation: Toddler. Preschool. Elementary School. Cost: Fee. Phone: 425-869-9777. Email: www.theDr@DrMazesFarm.com. Saturday, July 26, 2014, 10:00 AM – 2:00 PM. Dr. Maze's Farm 15410 N.E. 124th St. Redmond WA 98052.

Sensory Friendly Film

Eastside Families affected by autism and other disorders can enjoy a film with lights brought up, sound turned down and no previews or ads. Bring your own snacks and feel free to move about. Today, "Planes: Fire & Rescue" (PG). $4 to $6. Age recommendation: All ages. Cost: Fee. Pre-register: No. Saturday, July 26, 2014, 10:00 AM. AMC Woodinville 12 17640 Garden Way N.E. Woodinville WA 98072. For more info visit www.amctheatres.com.

Aquafest

North Sound Land and water sports, children’s parade (6 p.m. July 25), grand parade (1 p.m. July 26), arts and crafts, Bite of Lake Stevens, carnival, boat parade (7 p.m. July 26), entertainment, fireworks (10 p.m. July 26), Family Fun Fest (1 to 5 p.m. July 27) and more. Noon to 9 p.m. July 25, 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. July 26, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. July 27. FREE, fee for some activities. Shuttle from Lake Stevens High School. Age recommendation: All ages. Cost: FREE. Phone: 425-397-2334. Saturday, July 26, 2014, 10:00 AM – 9:00 PM. Lake Stevens WA. For more info visit www.aquafest.org.

Future of Flight Weekend Family Workshops

North Sound Families are invited to come enjoy a story time and hands-on project that helps kids understand principles of flight and creativity in design. Workshops are held at 10 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. weekends through Aug. 31 and are included in gallery admission or membership. There is a separate admission for the Boeing tour, which requires participants to be at least four feet tall. Gallery admission is $10, $5 ages 6 to 15, free ages 5 and younger. Age recommendation: All ages. Cost: Fee. Saturday, July 26, 2014, 10:00 AM – 11:30 AM. Future of Flight Aviation Center 8415 Paine Field Blvd. Mukilteo WA 98275. For more info visit www.futureofflight.org.

Nubian Jam

North Sound Celebrate African-American culture with music, dance, food, speakers, vendors, and a health and information fair. Age recommendation: All ages. Cost: FREE. Pre-register: No. Phone: 425-257-8700. Saturday, July 26, 2014, 10:00 AM – 8:00 PM. Forest Park 802 E. Mukilteo Blvd. Everett WA 98203. For more info visit www.ci.everett.wa.us.

Skyfair

North Sound First annual air and ground show features static and flying aircraft, military displays, music, Kids Zone, education and more. $14, $12 seniors and military, $10 ages 6 to 17, free ages 5 and younger, $35 family. Age recommendation: All ages. Cost: Fee. Phone: 877-342-3404. Saturday, July 26, 2014, 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM. Flying Heritage Collection at Paine Field 3407 109th St. S.W. Everett WA 98204. For more info visit www.flyingheritage.com.

The Imagine Inn: Rock 'n' Roll Party

North Sound Tim Noah and Cyndi Soup are throwing a rock 'n' roll party, and you are invited to sing, dance and jump into the fun! This special production will feature classic rock and award-winning original rock and pop songs for all ages. The Imagine Inn features Tim Noah, Cyndi Soup, Gus Puppy and friends. Come enjoy interactive, family-friendly fun with music and puppetry. Doors open 9:30 a.m. Show at 10 a.m, lasting 50 minutes. Reservations suggested for groups of 10 or more. $6, free babes in arms. Performance Type: Music. Age recommendation: All ages. Cost: Fee. Pre-register: No. Phone: 360-568-9412. Email: tnt_theater@yahoo.com. Saturday, July 26, 2014, 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM. Tim Noah Thumbnail Theater 1211 Fourth St. Snohomish WA 98290.

Enumclaw Street Fair

South Sound Kids Zone, entertainment, food, vendors and more. 5K run/walk and kids’ dash (8:45 a.m. July 26). 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. July 25-26. 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. July 27. Age recommendation: All ages. Cost: FREE. Pre-register: No. Saturday, July 26, 2014, 10:00 AM – 7:00 PM. Downtown Enumclaw.

Family Nature Walk

South Sound Explore Tacoma's Parks during this free naturalist-led walk. Discover amazing plants and animals and how they adapt to the seasons. Walks are organized and led by Tacoma Nature Center staff. Not recommended for strollers or children younger than age 3. FREE, pre-register. Age recommendation: Preschool. Elementary School. Middle School. High School. Cost: FREE. Pre-register: Yes. Phone: 253-591-6439. Saturday, July 26, 2014, 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM. Wapato Park 6500 S. Sheridan Ave. Tacoma WA 98405. For more info visit www.metroparkstacoma.org.

Pacific Northwest Mushroom Festival

South Sound Demonstrations, cooking, music, Kids Zone, farm tours and more. 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. July 26-27. $5, free ages 12 and younger. Age recommendation: All ages. Cost: Fee. Phone: 360-259-6672. Saturday, July 26, 2014, 10:00 AM – 6:00 PM. Thurston County Regional Athletic Complex 8341 Steilacoom Road S.E. Lacey WA 98513. For more info visit www.pnwmushroomfest.com.

Sensory Friendly Film

South Sound Families affected by autism and other disorders can enjoy a film with lights brought up, sound turned down and no previews or ads. Bring your own snacks and feel free to move about. Today, "Planes: Fire & Rescue" (PG). $4 to $6. Age recommendation: All ages. Cost: Fee. Pre-register: No. Saturday, July 26, 2014, 10:00 AM. AMC Kent Station 14 426 Ramsay Way Kent WA 98032. For more info visit www.amctheatres.com.

Sensory Friendly Film

South Sound Families affected by autism and other disorders can enjoy a film with lights brought up, sound turned down and no previews or ads. Bring your own snacks and feel free to move about. Today, "Planes: Fire & Rescue" (PG). $4 to $6. Age recommendation: All ages. Cost: Fee. Pre-register: No. Saturday, July 26, 2014, 10:00 AM. AMC Loews Lakewood Towne Center 12 5721 Main St. S.W. Lakewood WA 98499. For more info visit www.amctheatres.com.

Bainbridge Bluegrass Festival

Farther Afield Live bluegrass music, food, vendor booths and more. Free shuttle from the ferry terminal. Leashed, well-behaved dogs welcome. Bring blankets or chairs. Music starts at noon. $15 to $20, $7.5 to $10 kids, $30 to $45 family. Age recommendation: All ages. Cost: Fee. Saturday, July 26, 2014, 10:00 AM – 8:00 PM. Battle Point Park 10800 Battle Point Drive N.E. Bainbridge Island WA 98110. For more info visit bainbridgebluegrassfestival.com.

Sensory Story Time

Seattle Area Where: Ballard Branch. Room Location: Miriam Twitchell Alberg and Thomas A. Alberg Meeting Room. Event provided by: The Seattle Public Library. Audience: Children. Language: English. Summary: Sensory Story Time is geared for children who have a hard time in large groups, are on the autism spectrum, or are sensitive to sensory overload. For ages 10 and under. Description: Our librarians will use preschool-level books, songs and movement during story times. Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Sensory story times are first come, first served and limited to 12 families. These story times are not appropriate for day cares. More Children's Programs: http://www.spl.org/audiences/children/chi-calendar-of-events. Contact Info: Ballard Branch 206-684-4089 or Ask a Librarian. Cost: FREE. Saturday, July 26, 2014, 10:15 AM – 10:45 AM.

Sensory Story Time

Seattle Area Where: Columbia Branch. Room Location: The Weiland Family Meeting Room. Event provided by: The Seattle Public Library. Audience: Children. Language: English. Summary: Sensory Story Time is geared for children who have a hard time in large groups, are on the autism spectrum, or are sensitive to sensory overload. For ages 10 and under. Description: Our librarians will use preschool-level books, songs and movement during story times. Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Sensory story times are first come, first served and limited to 12 families. These story times are not appropriate for day cares. More Children's Programs: http://www.spl.org/audiences/children/chi-calendar-of-events. Contact Info: Columbia Branch 206-386-1908 or Ask a Librarian. Cost: FREE. Saturday, July 26, 2014, 10:15 AM – 11:15 AM.

Free Trial Mandarin Language Class

Eastside Considering language classes for your child? Then come to Sponge to try a class for free - to register, email info@spongeschool.com. Our teachers are native speakers who use music, art, drama, and play to make learning a language fun! Age recommendation: Infant. Toddler. Preschool. Cost: FREE. Pre-register: Yes. Email: info@spongeschool.com. Saturday, July 26, 2014, 10:30 AM – 11:30 AM. Sponge 13219 N.E. 20th St. Suite 203 Bellevue WA 98005. For more info visit www.spongeschool.com.

Free Trial Spanish Class with Sponge

Eastside Considering language classes for your child? Then come to Sponge to try a class for free! Our teachers are native speakers who use music, art, drama, and play to make learning a language fun! To register for a free class, choose your preferred date and time and email your selection to info@spongeschool.com. Spend some of your summer with Sponge! Age recommendation: Preschool. Cost: FREE. Pre-register: Yes. Phone: 206-227-7138. Email: info@spongeschool.com. Saturday, July 26, 2014, 10:30 AM – 12:00 PM. The Nest 17530 132nd Ave. N.E. Suite B Woodinville WA 98072. For more info visit www.spongeschool.com.

Timber! Outdoor Music Festival

Eastside Live music from more than 20 performers, camping, mountain biking, hiking, kayaking, root beer garden and more. No dogs. 5 to 10 p.m. today, 11:30 a.m. to 9:30 p.m. July 25, 10:30 a.m. to 9:30 p.m. July 26. $20 to $65, free ages 11 and younger. Camping available for an additional fee (pre-register). Age recommendation: All ages. Cost: Fee. Saturday, July 26, 2014, 10:30 AM – 9:30 PM. Tolt-MacDonald Park 31020 N.E. 40th St. Carnation WA 98014. For more info visit www.timbermusicfest.com.

Beach Exploration

South Sound Join beach naturalists and explore the beach at low tide. Dress for the weather; waterproof footwear recommended. Locations: Saltwater State Park, 25205 Eighth Place S. Des Moines. Des Moines Beach Park, 22030 Cliff Ave. S. Des Moines. Age recommendation: All ages. Cost: FREE. Pre-register: No. Phone: 206-386-4300. Saturday, July 26, 2014, 10:30 AM – 1:00 PM. Various locations. For more info visit www.seattleaquarium.org.

Cedar River Salmon Journey

Seattle Area Volunteer naturalists will teach visitors about local salmon and their journey from the open ocean, through the locks and Lake Washington, and up the Cedar River to spawn. Learn about their natural and man-made challenges and how we can help protect them. Age recommendation: All ages. Cost: FREE. Saturday, July 26, 2014, 11:00 AM – 3:00 PM. Hiram M. Chittenden Locks 3015 N.W. 54th St. Seattle WA 98107. For more info visit www.cedarriver.org.

Crafts of the Past

South Sound Each weekend from May 3 through September 28 a different artist will be “in-residence” at the Fort with displays and demonstrations of their work. Most will also offer guests the opportunity to try the craft themselves. Featured crafts include Native American basketry, metal engraving, millinery, botanical illustration, broom making, and blacksmithing. Included with admission. $7, $6 seniors and active military, $5 students, $4 ages 4 to 17, free ages 3 and younger, $22 family. Age recommendation: All ages. Cost: Fee. Pre-register: No. Phone: 253-591-5339. Email: fortnisqually@tacomaparks.com. Saturday, July 26, 2014, 11:00 AM – 5:00 PM. Fort Nisqually Point Defiance Park 5400 N. Pearl St. #11 Tacoma WA 98407. For more info visit www.fortnisqually.org.

Family Workshop

South Sound Families with kids ages 5 to 12 can build, tinker and explore the world of cars with different hands-on projects the fourth Saturday of each month. $5 to $8 plus museum admission ($14, $12 students, seniors and military, $8 ages 5 to 12, free ages 4 and younger). Pre-register. Age recommendation: Elementary School. Cost: Fee. Pre-register: Yes. Phone: 253-683-3964. Saturday, July 26, 2014, 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM. LeMay America’s Car Museum 2702 E. D St. Tacoma WA 98421. For more info visit www.lemaymuseum.org.

Science and Stories: Marine Invertebrates

Seattle Area Where: Lake City Branch. Room Location: Meeting Room. Event provided by: The Seattle Public Library. Audience: Children. Language: English. Summary: Children and their grownups are invited to hear stories about ocean animals without skeletons, examine specimens of marine invertebrates from the Burke Museum and enjoy some ocean art activities. For ages 0-11. Description: Zone In: Explore, Create, Connect with The Seattle Public Library’s 2014 Summer of Learning Program! Attend FREE programs at the Library all summer long. Join the fun -- it’s easy! Go to your favorite branch and pick up your activity log. Sign up and receive a free book*. (*One per child, while supplies last.) Read 10 books or complete 10 activities by Monday, Aug. 4 to enter your name into a drawing for the Breakfast of Champions held at the end of the summer at the Space Needle. Visit … Notes: Library events are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. The Summer of Learning Program is sponsored by The Seattle Public Library Foundation, US Bank and Google. More Children's Programs: http://www.spl.org/audiences/children/chi-calendar-of-events. Contact Info: Lake City Branch 206-684-7518 or Ask a Librarian. Cost: FREE. Saturday, July 26, 2014, 11:00 AM – 11:45 AM.

Hora de cuentos! (Spanish Story Time)

Seattle Area Where: Columbia Branch. Room Location: The Weiland Family Meeting Room. Event provided by: The Seattle Public Library. Audience: Children. Language: Español. Summary: Es una hora de cuentos para los niños en la biblioteca de Columbia! (It is Spanish story time at the Columbia Branch!). Description: Traiga a sus niños a la biblioteca de Columbia para que disfruten escuchando cuentos, rimas y canciones en inglés y español. Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. More Children's Programs: http://www.spl.org/audiences/children/chi-calendar-of-events. Contact Info: Columbia Branch 206-386-1908 or Ask a Librarian. Cost: FREE. Saturday, July 26, 2014, 12:00 PM – 12:30 PM.

Seafair Torchlight FanFest

Seattle Area Get a glimpse of what the Torchlight Parade is all about with exhibits, float viewing, meet and greets of participants, and more. Age recommendation: All ages. Cost: FREE. Saturday, July 26, 2014, 12:00 PM – 6:00 PM. Seattle Center 305 Harrison St. Seattle WA 98109. For more info visit seafair.com.

Singin' in the Rain Jr. and New Work from Young Playwrights

Seattle Area Two one-act plays performed back-to-back by students from Seattle Children’s Theatre drama school. Shows are one hour each with an intermission between them. Ages 5 and older for Singin' in the Rain, ages 11 and older for New Work. 7 p.m. July 24-25, noon July 26. $10. Performance Type: Theater. Age recommendation: Elementary School. Middle School. High School. Cost: Fee. Phone: 206-441-3322. Saturday, July 26, 2014, 12:00 PM. Seattle Children’s Theatre 201 Thomas St. Seattle WA 98109. For more info visit www.sct.org.

Ananda Mela Festival

Eastside Festival celebrates India with Indian music and dance, magicians, cooking demonstrations, inflatables, pony rides and more. Noon to 9 p.m. July 26-27. Age recommendation: All ages. Cost: FREE. Phone: 425-200-4273. Saturday, July 26, 2014, 12:00 PM – 9:00 PM. Redmond City Hall Campus 15670 N.E. 85th St. Redmond WA 98052. For more info visit www.anandamela.org.

Train Ride and Train Shed Tour

Eastside The Train Shed Tour Package is a docent-lead experience at the Northwest Railway Museum. Learn all about how the railroads changed everything in the Pacific Northwest. Start your tour at the 1890-built Snoqualmie Depot where you'll board a train to the Train Shed Exhibit Building. Tour the 25,000 square foot space that includes large and small objects, plus the award winning Wellington Remembered exhibit. Note: train does not stop in North Bend. Noon Saturdays. $20, $18 seniors, $15 kids, free younger than age 2. Age recommendation: All ages. Cost: Fee. Pre-register: No. Phone: 425-888-3030. Email: info@trainmuseum.org. Saturday, July 26, 2014, 12:00 PM. Northwest Railway Museum 38625 S.E. King St. Snoqualmie WA 98065.

25th Annual Ethnic Fest

South Sound Music and dance on two stages, ethnic food, arts and crafts, family activities and more. Noon to 7 p.m. July 26-27. Age recommendation: All ages. Cost: FREE. Phone: 253-305-1022. Saturday, July 26, 2014, 12:00 PM – 7:00 PM. Wright Park 501 S. I St. Tacoma WA 98404. For more info visit www.metroparkstacoma.org.

Giờ đọc truyện tiếng Việt! (Vietnamese Story Time)

Seattle Area Where: Columbia Branch. Room Location: The Weiland Family Meeting Room. Event provided by: The Seattle Public Library. Audience: Children. Language: Tiểng Việt. Summary: Thư viện công cộng Seattle tổ chức giờ đọc truyện bằng tiếng việt cho trẻ em! (The Seattle Public Library is hosting Vietnamese story times for young children!). Description: Hãy đem con em quý vị đến thư viện để theo dõi các câu chuyện, các bài hát và thơ ca. Notes: Các sự kiện và chương trình của thư viện hoàn toàn miễn phí. Không bắt buộc phải ghi danh trước. Translation: Bring your child to the library to celebrate stories, songs and rhymes in Vietnamese! More Children's Programs: http://www.spl.org/audiences/children/chi-calendar-of-events. Contact Info: Columbia Branch 206-386-1908 or Ask a Librarian. Cost: FREE. Saturday, July 26, 2014, 1:00 PM – 1:30 PM.

Free Trial Spanish Language Class

Seattle Area Considering language classes for your child? Then come to Sponge to try a class for free - to register, email info@spongeschool.com. Our teachers are native speakers who use music, art, drama, and play to make learning a language fun! Age recommendation: Toddler. Preschool. Elementary School. Cost: FREE. Pre-register: Yes. Email: info@spongeschool.com. Saturday, July 26, 2014, 1:00 PM – 2:30 PM. Sponge 3107 S. Day St. Seattle WA 98144. For more info visit www.spongeschool.com.

Living Voices

Seattle Area Living Voices presents dynamic solo performances uniquely combined with archival film that turns history into a moving personal journey. Included with admission. $17, $15 seniors, $14 students and military, free ages 14 and younger with an adult.  July 26: There are many ways to fight for democracy. While her brother is away fighting in the Great War, back at home Jessie is joining the 72-year struggle for women's right to vote. Aug. 23: Share the story of America's families confronted by the stock market crash of 1929 and the Dust Bowl. Struggling to keep his family together, one young man experiences the loss of his home, the separation of his family, and economic prejudice. Travel hundreds of miles from Oklahoma to the Grand Coulee Dam; discover an American tragedy and the courage to survive.  Sept. 27: Witness the dynamically changing Northwest at the turn of the century. The expansion of the railroad, the discovery of gold, labor struggles, and world war - these are the passages experienced by a… Age recommendation: All ages. Phone: 206-324-1126. Email: lauren.semet@mohai.org. Saturday, July 26, 2014, 1:00 PM. MOHAI 860 Terry Ave. N. Seattle WA 98109. For more info visit www.mohai.org.

Family Fun Day at the Evergreen Aboretum

North Sound Come enjoy music, games, art and food with Imagine Children's Museum, Schack Art Center, the Everett Public Library and more. Age recommendation: All ages. Cost: FREE. Phone: 425-257-8597. Saturday, July 26, 2014, 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM. Evergreen Arboretum at Legion Park 145 Alverson Blvd. Everett WA 98201. For more info visit www.evergreenarboretum.com.

Mad Hatter’s Sweet Tea

South Sound Enjoy a bevy of teatime treats and iced tea with the Hatter and his friends at this family friendly outdoor tea! Enjoy crafts, croquet and visits from the Mad Hatter and his friends. Rain or shine. $12, $8 ages 3 to12, free ages 2 and younger. Pre-register. Age recommendation: All ages. Cost: Fee. Pre-register: Yes. Phone: 253-288-7439. Email: rburrum@auburnwa.gov. Saturday, July 26, 2014, 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM. Mary Olson Farm 28728 Green River Road S.E. Auburn WA 98092. For more info visit wrvmuseum.org.

中文故事会 (Mandarin Chinese Story Time)

Seattle Area Where: International District/Chinatown Branch. Room Location: Children's Area. Event provided by: The Seattle Public Library. Audience: Children. Language: 中文. Summary: 开心享受国语儿歌、故事及歌曲!(Enjoy rhymes, stories, and songs in Mandarin Chinese!). Description: 適合幼童與家長參加。. Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Parking is available on the streets around the branch. Patrons may pay to park in the garage beneath International District Village Square II. Enter the garage from the two-way alley behind the building via South Lane or South Dearborn. Garage Rates 0 - 1 hour: $2 1 - 2 hours: $4 Saturday - all day: $4. Translation: Story times are for young children and their parents. More Children's Programs: http://www.spl.org/audiences/children/chi-calendar-of-events. Contact Info: International District/Chinatown Branch 206-386-1300 or Ask a Librarian. Cost: FREE. Saturday, July 26, 2014, 1:30 PM – 2:00 PM.

Future of Flight Weekend Family Workshops

North Sound Families are invited to come enjoy a story time and hands-on project that helps kids understand principles of flight and creativity in design. Workshops are held at 10 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. weekends through Aug. 31 and are included in gallery admission or membership. There is a separate admission for the Boeing tour, which requires participants to be at least four feet tall. Gallery admission is $10, $5 ages 6 to 15, free ages 5 and younger. Age recommendation: All ages. Cost: Fee. Saturday, July 26, 2014, 1:30 PM – 3:00 PM. Future of Flight Aviation Center 8415 Paine Field Blvd. Mukilteo WA 98275. For more info visit www.futureofflight.org.

The Arabian Nights

Seattle Area Seattle Public Theater’s (SPT) Youth Program presents Mary Zimmerman’s modern take on the epic myths of The Arabian Nights directed by Shana Bestock. Experience tales of love, madness, comedy, and dreams in Mary Zimmerman’s adaptation of the legendary Scheherazade’s storytelling marathon. To prevent her crazed husband, the cruel ruler Shahryar, from murdering her, Scheherazade stretches her tales for 1,001 nights. With singing, dancing, richly drawn characters, poetry and slapstick, this wonderful blend of the lesser-known tales from The Arabian Nights is all about how the magic of storytelling holds the power to change people. This ensemble features actors grades 9 to 12. 7 p.m. July 18-19 and 25-26, 2 p.m. July 20 and 26. FREE, donations welcomed. Performance Type: Theater. Age recommendation: Middle School. High School. Cost: FREE. Phone: 206-524-1300. Email: pr@seattlepublictheater.org. Saturday, July 26, 2014, 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM. Seattle Public Theater at The Bathhouse 7312 W. Green Lake Drive N. Seattle WA 98103.

Fiddler on the Roof

Eastside See the timeless musical about family, tradition and changing times in an outdoor amphitheater overlooking the falls. Dress for the weather and bring mosquito repellant and seat cushions. 2 and 7 p.m. Saturdays, 2 p.m. Sundays through Aug. 24. $20, $18 seniors and students, $10 ages 5 to 12, free ages 4 and younger. Dinner available. Performance Type: Theater. Age recommendation: All ages. Cost: Fee. Phone: 425-736-7252. Saturday, July 26, 2014, 2:00 PM. Snoqualmie Falls Forest Theater 36800 David Powell Road Fall City WA 98024. For more info visit www.foresttheater.org.

Fiddler on the Roof

South Sound Musical about family and tradition performed by ManeStage Theatre. Ages 3 and older, no babes in arms. Various dates and times through Aug. 10. $20, $16 students/seniors, $11 ages 10 and younger. Performance Type: Theater. Age recommendation: Elementary School. Middle School. High School. Cost: Fee. Phone: 253-447-7645. Saturday, July 26, 2014, 2:00 PM. Sumner Performing Arts Center 1707 Main St. Sumner WA 98390. For more info visit manestagetheatre.com.

Annie

Farther Afield Musical about a plucky orphan girl in the 1930s. All ages. 2 p.m. weekends through Aug. 17. $18, $16 students, seniors, military and Mountaineers members, $10 ages 6 to 12, free ages 5 and younger with adult. $2 more at the door. Performance Type: Theater. Age recommendation: All ages. Cost: Fee. Phone: 206-521-6000. Saturday, July 26, 2014, 2:00 PM. Kitsap Forest Theater 3000 Seabeck Hwy. Bremerton WA 98312. For more info visit www.foresttheater.com.

Free Trial Spanish Language Class

Seattle Area Considering language classes for your child? Then come to Sponge to try a class for free - to register, email info@spongeschool.com. Our teachers are native speakers who use music, art, drama, and play to make learning a language fun! Age recommendation: Elementary School. Cost: FREE. Pre-register: Yes. Email: info@spongeschool.com. Saturday, July 26, 2014, 2:30 PM – 4:00 PM. Sponge 3107 S. Day St. Seattle WA 98144. For more info visit www.spongeschool.com.

Shrek: The Muscal

Eastside Studio East’s annual Summer Teen Musical brings the popular DreamWorks film to the stage. Recommended for ages 6 and older. Various dates and times through Aug. 3. $16. Performance Type: Theater. Age recommendation: Elementary School. Middle School. High School. Cost: Fee. Phone: 425-893-9900. Saturday, July 26, 2014, 2:30 PM. Kirkland Performance Center 350 Kirkland Ave. Kirkland WA 98033. For more info visit www.kpcenter.org.

Boats Afloat

Seattle Area Where: Douglass-Truth Branch. Event provided by: The Seattle Public Library. Audience: Children. Language: English. Summary: What makes a boat float? Put your creativity to work with staff from Pacific Science Center as you build a clay boat then see if it floats! For ages 4-8. Registration is required. Description: Zone In: Explore, Create, Connect with The Seattle Public Library’s 2014 Summer of Learning Program! Attend FREE programs at the Library all summer long. Join the fun -- it’s easy! Go to your favorite branch and pick up your activity log. Sign up and receive a free book*. (*One per child, while supplies last.) Read 10 books or complete 10 activities by Monday, Aug. 4 to enter your name into a drawing for the Breakfast of Champions held at the end of the summer at the Space Needle. Visit … Notes: Library events are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is required, call the Douglass-Truth Branch at 206-684-4704 to sign up. The Summer of Learning Program is sponsored by The Seattle Public Library Foundation, US Bank and Google. Contact Info: Douglass-Truth Branch 206-684-4704 or Ask a Librarian. Cost: FREE. Saturday, July 26, 2014, 3:00 PM – 4:00 PM.

Free Trial Spanish Language Class

Seattle Area Considering language classes for your child? Then come to Sponge to try a class for free - to register, email info@spongeschool.com. Our teachers are native speakers who use music, art, drama, and play to make learning a language fun! Age recommendation: Infant. Toddler. Preschool. Cost: FREE. Pre-register: Yes. Email: info@spongeschool.com. Saturday, July 26, 2014, 4:00 PM – 5:00 PM. Sponge 3107 S. Day St. Seattle WA 98144. For more info visit www.spongeschool.com.

Redmond Town Center Summer Concert Series

Eastside Starting July 19th from 4 to 7 p.m. Redmond Town Center will be hosting different musical acts for it’s Summer Music Series every Saturday until August 16th. This event is free and family friendly! • Ali Marcus – July 19th • Dave McGraw & Mandy Fer – July 26th • Sweet Wednesday – August 2nd • Soul Siren – August 9th • Cherry Cherry – August 16th. Performance Type: Music. Age recommendation: All ages. Cost: FREE. Pre-register: No. Phone: 425-869-2640. Email: guestservices@redmondtowncenter.com. Saturday, July 26, 2014, 4:00 PM – 7:00 PM. Redmond Town Center 7525 166th Ave. N.E. Redmond WA 98052. For more info visit redmondtowncenter.com.

Drive-In Movie Night

South Sound Watch Smokey and the Bandit (PG) from your car or a blanket on the lawn. Haub Field opens at 4:30 p.m. movie at dusk. FREE, donations accepted. Space is limited. Age recommendation: All ages. Cost: FREE. Phone: 253-779-8490. Saturday, July 26, 2014, 4:30 PM. LeMay America’s Car Museum 2702 E. D St. Tacoma WA 98421. For more info visit www.lemaymuseum.org.

Malam Budaya: Indonesian Dance

Seattle Area Discover the beauty and diversity of Indonesia through dance. Join Astrid Vinje and fellow Seattle area dance professionals for Malam Budaya, a night of traditional Indonesian dance. From the dynamic drama of Bali, to the refined stillness of Java, this is an opportunity to experience and explore the culture of Indonesia. Featuring performances by Astrid Vinje, Christina Sunardi, Hawwa Djuned, Ni Luh Saraswatini, and Tikka Sears. $17 to $22, $13 to $18 students and seniors, $5 to $10 ages 5 to 13. Performance Type: Dance. Age recommendation: All ages. Cost: Fee. Saturday, July 26, 2014, 6:00 PM. Langston Hughes Performing Arts Institute 104 17th Ave. S. Seattle WA 98144. For more info visit www.brownpapertickets.com.

Octava Chamber Orchestra Concert

North Sound Classical music concert. 6 p.m. $15, $10 students and seniors, $5 ages 12 and younger, at the door (cash/check only). Newcomer's special: If this is your first time attending one of these concerts, your ticket is $5 and any children you bring are free. Purchase tickets online. Performance Type: Music. Age recommendation: All ages. Cost: Fee. Phone: 425-743-2288. Saturday, July 26, 2014, 6:00 PM. Maple Park Church 17620 60th Ave. W. Lynnwood WA 98037. For more info visit www.octavachamberorchestra.com.

West Seattle Outdoor Movies

Seattle Area Enjoy pre-show entertainment, concessions and a movie at dusk. Bring blankets and chairs. Gravity (PG-13) July 19, Spice World (PG) July 26, Sleepless in Seattle (PG) Aug. 2, The Goonies (PG) Aug. 16, Frozen (PG) Aug. 23. Gates open 6:30 p.m. Age recommendation: All ages. Cost: FREE. Pre-register: No. Saturday, July 26, 2014, 6:30 PM. 4410 California Ave. S.W. Seattle WA 98116.

Backyard Bard: All's Well That Ends Well

Seattle Area An outdoor, all-ages, four-actor, 45-minute production. FREE, donations accepted. Performance Type: Theater. Age recommendation: All ages. Cost: FREE. Pre-register: No. Phone: 206-748-1551. Saturday, July 26, 2014, 7:00 PM. David Rodgers Park 2800 First Ave. W. Seattle WA 98119. For more info visit www.greenstage.org.

Backyard Bard: The Comedy of Errors

Seattle Area An outdoor, all-ages, four-actor, 45-minute production. FREE, donations accepted. Performance Type: Theater. Age recommendation: All ages. Cost: FREE. Pre-register: No. Phone: 206-748-1551. Saturday, July 26, 2014, 7:00 PM. David Rogers Park 2800 First Ave. W. Seattle WA 98119. For more info visit www.greenstage.org.

Shakespeare in the Park: Love's Labour's Lost

Seattle Area GreenStage's outdoor, all-ages production with shows throughout the Seattle area in July and August. FREE, donations accepted. Performance Type: Theater. Age recommendation: All ages. Cost: FREE. Phone: 206-748-1551. Saturday, July 26, 2014, 7:00 PM. Lincoln Park 8103 Fauntleroy Way S.W. Seattle WA 98136. For more info visit www.greenstage.org.

Shakespeare in the Park: Othello

Seattle Area GreenStage's outdoor, all-ages production with shows throughout the Seattle area in July and August. FREE, donations accepted. Performance Type: Theater. Age recommendation: All ages. Cost: FREE. Phone: 206-748-1551. Saturday, July 26, 2014, 7:00 PM. Dottie Harper Park 421 S.W. 146th St. Burien WA 98166. For more info visit www.greenstage.org.

The Arabian Nights

Seattle Area Seattle Public Theater’s (SPT) Youth Program presents Mary Zimmerman’s modern take on the epic myths of The Arabian Nights directed by Shana Bestock. Experience tales of love, madness, comedy, and dreams in Mary Zimmerman’s adaptation of the legendary Scheherazade’s storytelling marathon. To prevent her crazed husband, the cruel ruler Shahryar, from murdering her, Scheherazade stretches her tales for 1,001 nights. With singing, dancing, richly drawn characters, poetry and slapstick, this wonderful blend of the lesser-known tales from The Arabian Nights is all about how the magic of storytelling holds the power to change people. This ensemble features actors grades 9 to 12. 7 p.m. July 18-19 and 25-26, 2 p.m. July 20 and 26. FREE, donations welcomed. Performance Type: Theater. Age recommendation: Middle School. High School. Cost: FREE. Phone: 206-524-1300. Email: pr@seattlepublictheater.org. Saturday, July 26, 2014, 7:00 PM – 8:00 PM. Seattle Public Theater at The Bathhouse 7312 W. Green Lake Drive N. Seattle WA 98103.

Disney's The Jungle Book

Eastside See Youth Theatre Northwest's special outdoor performance of the musical based on the animated Disney film and Rudyard Kipling novel. Best for ages 3 and older. 7 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays, 2 p.m. Sundays through July 27, plus 11 a.m. July 16-17 and 24. $15, $13 seniors and youth. Performance Type: Theater. Age recommendation: Preschool. Elementary School. Middle School. High School. Cost: Fee. Phone: 206-232-4145 ext. 109. Saturday, July 26, 2014, 7:00 PM. Emmanuel Episcopal Church 4400 86th Ave. S.E. Mercer Island WA 98040. For more info visit youththeatre.org.

Fiddler on the Roof

Eastside See the timeless musical about family, tradition and changing times in an outdoor amphitheater overlooking the falls. Dress for the weather and bring mosquito repellant and seat cushions. 2 and 7 p.m. Saturdays, 2 p.m. Sundays through Aug. 24. $20, $18 seniors and students, $10 ages 5 to 12, free ages 4 and younger. Dinner available. Performance Type: Theater. Age recommendation: All ages. Cost: Fee. Phone: 425-736-7252. Saturday, July 26, 2014, 7:00 PM. Snoqualmie Falls Forest Theater 36800 David Powell Road Fall City WA 98024. For more info visit www.foresttheater.org.

Julius Caesar

Eastside See Wooden O perform Shakespeare in an all-ages, outdoor format. Bring blankets or low chairs. FREE, donations accepted. Various days and locations July 10 through August 10. Performance Type: Theater. Age recommendation: All ages. Cost: FREE. Saturday, July 26, 2014, 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM. Luther Burbank Park Amphitheater 2040 84th Ave. S.E. Mercer Island WA 98040. For more info visit www.seattleshakespeare.org.

The Two Gentlemen of Verona

Eastside See Wooden O perform Shakespeare in an all-ages, outdoor format. Bring blankets or low chairs. FREE, donations accepted. Various days and locations July 10 through August 10. Performance Type: Theater. Age recommendation: All ages. Cost: FREE. Saturday, July 26, 2014, 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM. Pine Lake Park 228th Avenue Southeast & Southeast 24th Street Sammamish WA 98075. For more info visit www.seattleshakespeare.org.

Fiddler on the Roof

South Sound Musical about family and tradition performed by ManeStage Theatre. Ages 3 and older, no babes in arms. Various dates and times through Aug. 10. $20, $16 students/seniors, $11 ages 10 and younger. Performance Type: Theater. Age recommendation: Elementary School. Middle School. High School. Cost: Fee. Phone: 253-447-7645. Saturday, July 26, 2014, 7:00 PM. Sumner Performing Arts Center 1707 Main St. Sumner WA 98390. For more info visit manestagetheatre.com.

Follow That Rabbit!

South Sound PenMet Family Theater outdoor play for all ages. 6 p.m. ticket sales, 7 p.m. show. Fridays through Sundays, July 11-27. $5. Performance Type: Theater. Age recommendation: All ages. Cost: Fee. Pre-register: No. Saturday, July 26, 2014, 7:00 PM. Sehmel Homestead Park Amphitheater 10123 78th Ave. N.W. Gig Harbor WA 98332. For more info visit www.penmetparks.org.

Music & Movies

South Sound Concert (7 p.m.) and movie (dusk). Cars (G) July 12, Mary Poppins (G) and Savng Mr. Banks (PG-13) July 19, Elf (PG) July 26, The LEGO Move (PG) Aug. 2, Despicable Me 1 and 2 (PG) Aug. 9. Bring blankets or chairs. Snack available for purchase. Age recommendation: All ages. Cost: FREE. Phone: 360-491-0857. Saturday, July 26, 2014, 7:00 PM. Huntamer Park 618 Woodland Square Loop S.E. Lacey WA 98503. For more info visit www.ci.lacey.wa.us.

Seafair Torchlight Parade

Seattle Area Seattle’s largest nighttime parade follows the 6:30 p.m. Seafair Torchlight Run. 7:30 p.m. to midnight. FREE. Parade begins at Seattle Center and moves south on Fourth Avenue to Second Avenue and King Street, Downtown Seattle. Age recommendation: All ages. Cost: FREE. Phone: 206-728-0123. Saturday, July 26, 2014, 7:30 PM. Downtown Seattle. For more info visit www.seafair.com.

Children of Eden

Eastside Village Theatre Issaquah’s KIDSTAGE Summer Independent play is produced, directed and performed by youth under age 25. Loosely based on the Book of Genesis, this play focuses on the age-old struggle between parents and their kids. Various dates and times through July 20. $18, $16 youth and seniors. Performance Type: Theater. Age recommendation: Elementary School. Middle School. High School. Cost: Fee. Phone: 425-392-1942. Saturday, July 26, 2014, 7:30 PM. First Stage Theatre 120 Front St. N. Issaquah WA 98027. For more info visit villagetheatre.org.

Tarzan

Eastside Village Theatre's KIDSTAGE actors perform the musical based on the Disney film and Edgar Rice Burrough novel. 7:30 p.m. July 26, 30-31 and Aug. 1-2, 2 p.m. July 27 and Aug. 2-3. $18, $16 youth and seniors. Performance Type: Theater. Age recommendation: Preschool. Elementary School. Middle School. Cost: Fee. Saturday, July 26, 2014, 7:30 PM. Francis J. Gaudette Theatre 303 Front St. N. Issaquah WA 98027. For more info visit villagetheatre.org.

Footloose

North Sound Village Theatre Everett’s KIDSTAGE Summer Independent musical produced, directed and performed by youth under age 25. 7:30 p.m. Wednesdays through Saturdays, 2 p.m. Sundays through July 27. $14, $12 youth and seniors. Performance Type: Theater. Age recommendation: Elementary School. Middle School. High School. Cost: Fee. Phone: 425-740-5035. Saturday, July 26, 2014, 7:30 PM. Second Stage Theatre 2730 Wetmore Ave. Everett WA 98201. For more info visit villagetheatre.org.

Movies at the Mural

Seattle Area The Princess Bride (PG) today, Gravity (PG-13) Aug. 2, Ferris Bueller’s Day Off (PG-13) Aug. 9, The Great Gatsby (PG-13) Aug. 16, Star Trek Into Darkness (PG-13) Aug. 23. Bring low-back chairs or blankets. No pets. Movie begins at dusk. Age recommendation: Elementary School. Middle School. High School. Cost: FREE. Phone: 206-684-7200. Saturday, July 26, 2014, 8:00 PM. Seattle Center Mural Amphitheater 305 Harrison St. Seattle WA 98109. For more info visit www.seattlecenter.com.

The Park in the Dark

Seattle Area Night hikes are a chance for us to explore our senses, search for crepuscular and nocturnal movements in the forest and learn about night-related animal adaptations. Programs are designed for families with children ages 5 to 12. Meet at the Graham Visitors Center and BYOF (Bring Your Own Flashlight!) $8, register online. Age recommendation: Elementary School. Cost: Fee. Pre-register: Yes. Phone: 206-685-8033. Saturday, July 26, 2014, 8:00 PM – 9:30 PM. Washington Park Arboretum Graham Visitors Center 2300 Arboretum Drive E. Seattle WA 98112. For more info visit depts.washington.edu.

Oliver!

North Sound Musical based on the book Oliver Twist by Charles Dickens, performed by Driftwood Players Summer Teen Ensemble. 8 p.m. July 25-26, 2 p.m. July 27. $15. Performance Type: Theater. Age recommendation: Elementary School. Middle School. High School. Cost: Fee. Phone: 425-774-9600. Saturday, July 26, 2014, 8:00 PM. Wade James Theatre 950 Main St. Edmonds WA 98020. For more info visit www.driftwoodplayers.com.

Popcorn in the Parks

North Sound Frozen (PG) July 12, Despicable Me 2 (PG) July 19, The Hobbit (PG-13) July 26, Man of Steel (PG-13) Aug. 2, The Goonies (PG) Aug. 9, Ender’s Game (PG-13) Aug. 16. Bring lawn chairs, blankets and picnic (popcorn provided). Movie at dusk. Age recommendation: All ages. Cost: FREE. Phone: 360-363-8400. Saturday, July 26, 2014, 8:00 PM. Jennings Memorial Park 6915 Armar Road Marysville WA 98270. For more info visit www.marysvillewa.gov.

Owl Prowl

Seattle Area Join us for this epic night time adventure! Under the light of the full moon (or the darkness of the new) you will search for our resident barred and barn owls. Your prowl will begin with family lessons where you will learn about these amazing nocturnal predators, their habitats, behaviors and language including a dissection of owl pellets to find the bones and skulls from their past victims. You will continue with a night hike deep into the old growth forest where you will learn to speak owl and call out to your new feathery friends. For ages 8 and older (must have ability to stand still and be super quiet!) and anyone able to stay awake until 10 p.m. and hike two miles. $10. Pre-register. Age recommendation: Elementary School. Middle School. High School. Cost: Fee. Pre-register: No. Phone: 206-652-2444 ext. 100. Saturday, July 26, 2014, 8:30 PM – 10:30 PM. Seward Park Audubon Center 5902 Lake Washington Blvd. S. Seattle WA 98118. For more info visit www.brownpapertickets.com.

CinemaGig Outdoor Movies

South Sound Gig Harbor’s outdoor summer theater for families. Bring low chairs and a blanket. Cancelled in cases of rain or high wind. The Black Stallion (PG) 9:15 p.m. July 12, Little Giants (PG) 9 p.m. July 26, Wall-E (G) 8:30 p.m. Aug. 9, The Jungle Book (G) 8:15 p.m. Aug. 23. FREE. Age recommendation: All ages. Cost: FREE. Saturday, July 26, 2014, 9:00 PM. Skansie Brothers Park 3207 Harborview Drive Gig Harbor WA 98335. For more info visit www.gigharborguide.com.

Outdoor Movie Night

Eastside Thor: The Dark World (PG-13) 9:30 p.m. July 12, Despicable Me 2 (PG) 9:15 p.m. July 26, The LEGO Movie (PG) 8:45 p.m. Aug. 9, Ender’s Game (PG-13) 8:30 p.m. Aug. 23. Bring a blanket and beanbag or low-back chair. Movie starts at dusk, seating one hour prior. $5 suggested donation to Hopelink. Age recommendation: All ages. Cost: Fee. Phone: 425-822-1700. Saturday, July 26, 2014, 9:15 PM. The Plaza at Carillon Point 4100 Carillon Point Kirkland WA 98033. For more info visit carillon-point.com.

Pacific Northwest Scottish Highland Games

South Sound Competitive dancing, piping and drumming, traditional food, arts and crafts, and more. No pets. 8 a.m. to 11 p.m. July 26, 8 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. July 27. $17, $12 seniors, military and ages 5 to 17, free ages 4 and younger, half-price after 4 p.m. $5 parking. Age recommendation: All ages. Cost: Fee. Phone: 206-522-2541. Sunday, July 27, 2014, 8:00 AM – 5:30 PM. Enumclaw Expo Center 45224 284th Ave. S.E. Enumclaw WA 98022. For more info visit www.sshga.org.

Canoe Mercer Slough

Eastside Explore the Mercer Slough by canoe. 4-mile guided round trip. Ages 5 to adult, at least one adult per two children, some paddling experience required. Children under 35 pounds must bring a Coast Guard-approved life jacket. You must arrive in time for the safety talk to participate. 8:45 a.m. to noon weekends through Sept. 1 (no paddle June 14-15 or Aug. 2-3). $16 to $18, pre-register. Age recommendation: Elementary School. Middle School. High School. Cost: Fee. Pre-register: Yes. Phone: 425-452-2565. Sunday, July 27, 2014, 8:45 AM – 12:00 PM. Enatai Beach Park 3519 108th Ave. S.E. Bellevue WA 98004. For more info visit www.bellevuewa.gov.

Pista Sa Nayon

Seattle Area The largest Filipino-American outdoor event in the country features food, arts and crafts, entertainment, children’s games and more. Age recommendation: All ages. Cost: FREE. Phone: 206-484-2274. Email: info@pista.org. Sunday, July 27, 2014, 9:00 AM – 8:00 PM. Seward Park Amphitheater Lake Washington Boulevard South and South Juneau Street Seattle WA. For more info visit www.pista.org.

Jurassic Quest

North Sound See dozens of lifelike animatronic dinosaurs, plus dinosaur inflatables, rides, fossil digs, and more. Some activities require an additional fee. $20, $18 seniors and military, $15 ages 3 to 12, free ages 2 and younger. VIP tickets available. Age recommendation: All ages. Cost: Fee. Phone: 425-322-2600. Sunday, July 27, 2014, 9:00 AM – 8:00 PM. Comcast Arena 2000 Hewitt Ave. Everett WA 98201. For more info visit www.comcastarenaeverett.com.

Tour de Terrace

North Sound Carnival, street fair, food, entertainment, parade (7 p.m. July 25), 5K run/walk (8:30 a.m. July 26.), car show (9 a.m. to 3 p.m. July 26), fireworks (10 p.m. July 26) and more. Noon to 11 p.m. July 25, 9 a.m. to 11 p.m. July 26, 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. July 27. Age recommendation: All ages. Cost: FREE. Phone: 425-791-5956. Sunday, July 27, 2014, 9:00 AM – 6:00 PM. Evergreen Playfield 22400 56th Ave. W. Mountlake Terrace WA. For more info visit www.tourdeterrace.org.

Bellevue Arts Museum ARTSfair

Eastside Features arts and crafts, KIDSfair (hands-on craft activities), Chalk It Up (chalk N.E. Sixth Street), demonstrations, entertainment, food and free admission to Bellevue Arts Museum. 9:30 a.m. to 9:30 p.m. July 25-26, 9:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. July 27. Shuttles available from South Kirkland, Eastgate, Kingsgate and South Bellevue Park and Ride lots (fee). Age recommendation: All ages. Cost: FREE. Pre-register: No. Phone: 425-519-0770. Sunday, July 27, 2014, 9:30 AM – 6:00 PM. Bellevue Square and Bellevue Arts Museum 575 Bellevue Square Bellevue WA 98004. For more info visit www.bellevuearts.org.

Cast Off! Free Public Sailing

Seattle Area Our Cast Off! program allows visitors the chance to sail in classic boats. The boats we use include: Admirable, a Bristol Bay Gillnetter; Amie, a Friendship sloop; Colleen Wagner, an Egret Sharpie; our long-boat Discovery, our New Haven Sharpie Betsy D, or a visiting classic. Before and after your sail take a walk on the docks and discover the boats. Watch the volunteer crews rigging the boats. They’ll be happy to answer any question you might have, and you may even have a chance to help with the rigging! Rides start throughout the day and last about 45 minutes. Sign-ups begin in person at 10 a.m.; space is limited and rides fill quickly. Arrive early to ensure your first choice, especially on sunny days and holidays. One person may sign up five other people who are not present, but no phone reservations are accepted. All ages are welcome and we have life jackets for everyone.  We sail rain or shine, but wind conditions may keep us at the dock. Age recommendation: All ages. Cost: FREE. Phone: 206-382-2628. Sunday, July 27, 2014, 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM. Center for Wooden Boats 1010 Valley St. Seattle WA 98109. For more info visit www.atlakeunionpark.org.

Free Trial Mandarin Language Class

Seattle Area Considering language classes for your child? Then come to Sponge to try a class for free - to register, email info@spongeschool.com. Our teachers are native speakers who use music, art, drama, and play to make learning a language fun! Age recommendation: Toddler. Preschool. Cost: FREE. Pre-register: Yes. Email: info@spongeschool.com. Sunday, July 27, 2014, 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM. Sponge 3107 S. Day St. Seattle WA 98144. For more info visit www.spongeschool.com.

Renton River Days

Seattle Area Includes kids' area, entertainment, arts and crafts booths, sports, parade (10 a.m. July 26), rubber duck derby (4:30 p.m. July 27), Wenatchee Youth Circus (1:30 and 6 p.m. July 25, 1:30 p.m. July 26, $1 to $2) and more. 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. July 25, 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. July 26, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. July 27. Age recommendation: All ages. Cost: FREE. Phone: 425-430-6528. Sunday, July 27, 2014, 10:00 AM – 6:00 PM. Liberty Park 1100 Bronson Way N. Renton WA 98057. For more info visit www.rentonriverdays.org.

Sunday Fun Days

Seattle Area Enjoy Imagination Playground's big foam shapes and other games, family entertainment and other special activities Sundays in the summer, July 6 through Aug. 24. Age recommendation: All ages. Cost: FREE. Sunday, July 27, 2014, 10:00 AM – 2:00 PM. Westlake Park 400 Pine St. Seattle WA 98101. For more info visit www.seattle.gov.

6th Street Fair

Eastside Arts and crafts, food, music and kids’ hands-on activities. 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. July 25-26, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. July 27. Shuttles available from South Kirkland, Eastgate, Kingsgate and South Bellevue Park and Ride lots (fee). Age recommendation: All ages. Cost: FREE. Phone: 425-453-1223. Sunday, July 27, 2014, 10:00 AM – 6:00 PM. N.E. Sixth St. and 106th Ave. N.E. Bellevue WA 98004. For more info visit www.bellevuedowntown.org.

Bellevue Festival of the Arts

Eastside Juried arts and crafts, music, food and more. 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. July 25-26, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. July 27. Shuttles available from South Kirkland, Eastgate, Kingsgate and South Bellevue Park and Ride lots (fee). Age recommendation: All ages. Cost: FREE. Phone: 206-363-2048. Sunday, July 27, 2014, 10:00 AM – 6:00 PM. Cost Plus World Market parking lot 10300 N.E. Eighth St. Bellevue WA 98004. For more info visit www.bellevuefest.org.

Free Trial Japanese Language Class

Eastside Considering language classes for your child? Then come to Sponge to try a class for free - to register, email info@spongeschool.com. Our teachers are native speakers who use music, art, drama, and play to make learning a language fun! Age recommendation: Infant. Toddler. Preschool. Cost: FREE. Pre-register: Yes. Email: info@spongeschool.com. Sunday, July 27, 2014, 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM. Sponge 13219 N.E. 20th St. Suite 203 Bellevue WA 98005. For more info visit www.spongeschool.com.

Aquafest

North Sound Land and water sports, children’s parade (6 p.m. July 25), grand parade (1 p.m. July 26), arts and crafts, Bite of Lake Stevens, carnival, boat parade (7 p.m. July 26), entertainment, fireworks (10 p.m. July 26), Family Fun Fest (1 to 5 p.m. July 27) and more. Noon to 9 p.m. July 25, 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. July 26, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. July 27. FREE, fee for some activities. Shuttle from Lake Stevens High School. Age recommendation: All ages. Cost: FREE. Phone: 425-397-2334. Sunday, July 27, 2014, 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM. Lake Stevens WA. For more info visit www.aquafest.org.

Future of Flight Weekend Family Workshops

North Sound Families are invited to come enjoy a story time and hands-on project that helps kids understand principles of flight and creativity in design. Workshops are held at 10 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. weekends through Aug. 31 and are included in gallery admission or membership. There is a separate admission for the Boeing tour, which requires participants to be at least four feet tall. Gallery admission is $10, $5 ages 6 to 15, free ages 5 and younger. Age recommendation: All ages. Cost: Fee. Sunday, July 27, 2014, 10:00 AM – 11:30 AM. Future of Flight Aviation Center 8415 Paine Field Blvd. Mukilteo WA 98275. For more info visit www.futureofflight.org.

Enumclaw Street Fair

South Sound Kids Zone, entertainment, food, vendors and more. 5K run/walk and kids’ dash (8:45 a.m. July 26). 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. July 25-26. 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. July 27. Age recommendation: All ages. Cost: FREE. Pre-register: No. Sunday, July 27, 2014, 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM. Downtown Enumclaw.

Pacific Northwest Mushroom Festival

South Sound Demonstrations, cooking, music, Kids Zone, farm tours and more. 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. July 26-27. $5, free ages 12 and younger. Age recommendation: All ages. Cost: Fee. Phone: 360-259-6672. Sunday, July 27, 2014, 10:00 AM – 6:00 PM. Thurston County Regional Athletic Complex 8341 Steilacoom Road S.E. Lacey WA 98513. For more info visit www.pnwmushroomfest.com.

Beach Exploration

Seattle Area Join beach naturalists and explore the beach at low tide. Dress for the weather; waterproof footwear recommended. Locations: Richmond Beach Saltwater Park, 2021 N.W. 190th St. Shoreline. Carkeek Park, 950 N.W. Carkeek Park Road, Seattle. Golden Gardens, 8498 Seaview Place N.W. Seattle. South Alki Beach Park, 1702 Alki Ave. S.W. Seattle. Lincoln Park, 8011 Fauntleroy Way S.W. Seattle. Olympic Sculpture Park pocket beach, 2901 Western Ave. Seattle. Age recommendation: All ages. Cost: FREE. Pre-register: No. Phone: 206-386-4300. Sunday, July 27, 2014, 11:00 AM – 1:30 PM. Various beach locations. For more info visit www.seattleaquarium.org.

Hispanic Seafair Festival

Seattle Area Latin music, arts and crafts, dance and food. Age recommendation: All ages. Cost: FREE. Email: info@hispanicseafair.org. Sunday, July 27, 2014, 11:00 AM – 7:00 PM. Seattle Center Mural Amphitheater 305 Harrison St. Seattle WA 98109. For more info visit www.hispanicseafair.org.

Beach Exploration

South Sound Join beach naturalists and explore the beach at low tide. Dress for the weather; waterproof footwear recommended. Locations: Saltwater State Park, 25205 Eighth Place S. Des Moines. Des Moines Beach Park, 22030 Cliff Ave. S. Des Moines. Age recommendation: All ages. Cost: FREE. Pre-register: No. Phone: 206-386-4300. Sunday, July 27, 2014, 11:00 AM – 1:30 PM. Various locations. For more info visit www.seattleaquarium.org.

Crafts of the Past

South Sound Each weekend from May 3 through September 28 a different artist will be “in-residence” at the Fort with displays and demonstrations of their work. Most will also offer guests the opportunity to try the craft themselves. Featured crafts include Native American basketry, metal engraving, millinery, botanical illustration, broom making, and blacksmithing. Included with admission. $7, $6 seniors and active military, $5 students, $4 ages 4 to 17, free ages 3 and younger, $22 family. Age recommendation: All ages. Cost: Fee. Pre-register: No. Phone: 253-591-5339. Email: fortnisqually@tacomaparks.com. Sunday, July 27, 2014, 11:00 AM – 5:00 PM. Fort Nisqually Point Defiance Park 5400 N. Pearl St. #11 Tacoma WA 98407. For more info visit www.fortnisqually.org.

Ananda Mela Festival

Eastside Festival celebrates India with Indian music and dance, magicians, cooking demonstrations, inflatables, pony rides and more. Noon to 9 p.m. July 26-27. Age recommendation: All ages. Cost: FREE. Phone: 425-200-4273. Sunday, July 27, 2014, 12:00 PM – 9:00 PM. Redmond City Hall Campus 15670 N.E. 85th St. Redmond WA 98052. For more info visit www.anandamela.org.

25th Annual Ethnic Fest

South Sound Music and dance on two stages, ethnic food, arts and crafts, family activities and more. Noon to 7 p.m. July 26-27. Age recommendation: All ages. Cost: FREE. Phone: 253-305-1022. Sunday, July 27, 2014, 12:00 PM – 7:00 PM. Wright Park 501 S. I St. Tacoma WA 98404. For more info visit www.metroparkstacoma.org.

Adventure Playground

Eastside Adventure Playground is a one of a kind play area that allows kids to create their own play adventure. Nestled in the wooded forest of Deane’s Children’s Park, children are provided toolboxes, various building supplies, safety items and the freedom to create build-it-yourself play zones with the guidance of staff. Open 1 to 4 p.m. Tuesdays, Thursdays and Sundays, June 24 through Aug. 28 (closed July 6 and 13). Donations accepted. Closed-toe shoes required. Age recommendation: Preschool. Elementary School. Middle School. Cost: FREE. Phone: 206-275-7882. Sunday, July 27, 2014, 1:00 PM – 4:00 PM. Deane's Children's Park 5500 Island Crest Way Mercer Island WA 98040. For more info visit www.mercergov.org.

Future of Flight Weekend Family Workshops

North Sound Families are invited to come enjoy a story time and hands-on project that helps kids understand principles of flight and creativity in design. Workshops are held at 10 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. weekends through Aug. 31 and are included in gallery admission or membership. There is a separate admission for the Boeing tour, which requires participants to be at least four feet tall. Gallery admission is $10, $5 ages 6 to 15, free ages 5 and younger. Age recommendation: All ages. Cost: Fee. Sunday, July 27, 2014, 1:30 PM – 3:00 PM. Future of Flight Aviation Center 8415 Paine Field Blvd. Mukilteo WA 98275. For more info visit www.futureofflight.org.

Free Trial Mandarin Language Class

Seattle Area Considering language classes for your child? Then come to Sponge to try a class for free - to register, email info@spongeschool.com. Our teachers are native speakers who use music, art, drama, and play to make learning a language fun! Age recommendation: Elementary School. Cost: FREE. Pre-register: Yes. Email: info@spongeschool.com. Sunday, July 27, 2014, 2:00 PM – 3:30 PM. Sponge 3107 S. Day St. Seattle WA 98144. For more info visit www.spongeschool.com.

Disney's The Jungle Book

Eastside See Youth Theatre Northwest's special outdoor performance of the musical based on the animated Disney film and Rudyard Kipling novel. Best for ages 3 and older. 7 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays, 2 p.m. Sundays through July 27, plus 11 a.m. July 16-17 and 24. $15, $13 seniors and youth. Performance Type: Theater. Age recommendation: Preschool. Elementary School. Middle School. High School. Cost: Fee. Phone: 206-232-4145 ext. 109. Sunday, July 27, 2014, 2:00 PM. Emmanuel Episcopal Church 4400 86th Ave. S.E. Mercer Island WA 98040. For more info visit youththeatre.org.

Tarzan

Eastside Village Theatre's KIDSTAGE actors perform the musical based on the Disney film and Edgar Rice Burrough novel. 7:30 p.m. July 26, 30-31 and Aug. 1-2, 2 p.m. July 27 and Aug. 2-3. $18, $16 youth and seniors. Performance Type: Theater. Age recommendation: Preschool. Elementary School. Middle School. Cost: Fee. Sunday, July 27, 2014, 2:00 PM. Francis J. Gaudette Theatre 303 Front St. N. Issaquah WA 98027. For more info visit villagetheatre.org.

Footloose

North Sound Village Theatre Everett’s KIDSTAGE Summer Independent musical produced, directed and performed by youth under age 25. 7:30 p.m. Wednesdays through Saturdays, 2 p.m. Sundays through July 27. $14, $12 youth and seniors. Performance Type: Theater. Age recommendation: Elementary School. Middle School. High School. Cost: Fee. Phone: 425-740-5035. Sunday, July 27, 2014, 2:00 PM. Second Stage Theatre 2730 Wetmore Ave. Everett WA 98201. For more info visit villagetheatre.org.

Oliver!

North Sound Musical based on the book Oliver Twist by Charles Dickens, performed by Driftwood Players Summer Teen Ensemble. 8 p.m. July 25-26, 2 p.m. July 27. $15. Performance Type: Theater. Age recommendation: Elementary School. Middle School. High School. Cost: Fee. Phone: 425-774-9600. Sunday, July 27, 2014, 2:00 PM. Wade James Theatre 950 Main St. Edmonds WA 98020. For more info visit www.driftwoodplayers.com.

Fiddler on the Roof

South Sound Musical about family and tradition performed by ManeStage Theatre. Ages 3 and older, no babes in arms. Various dates and times through Aug. 10. $20, $16 students/seniors, $11 ages 10 and younger. Performance Type: Theater. Age recommendation: Elementary School. Middle School. High School. Cost: Fee. Phone: 253-447-7645. Sunday, July 27, 2014, 2:00 PM. Sumner Performing Arts Center 1707 Main St. Sumner WA 98390. For more info visit manestagetheatre.com.

Annie

Farther Afield Musical about a plucky orphan girl in the 1930s. All ages. 2 p.m. weekends through Aug. 17. $18, $16 students, seniors, military and Mountaineers members, $10 ages 6 to 12, free ages 5 and younger with adult. $2 more at the door. Performance Type: Theater. Age recommendation: All ages. Cost: Fee. Phone: 206-521-6000. Sunday, July 27, 2014, 2:00 PM. Kitsap Forest Theater 3000 Seabeck Hwy. Bremerton WA 98312. For more info visit www.foresttheater.com.

Celebrate the end of Ramadan at the Library

Seattle Area Where: NewHolly Branch. Room Location: Meeting Room. Event provided by: The Seattle Public Library. Audience: Children. Teens. Adults. Language: English. Summary: Ramadan Kareem! Eid Mubarak! Join the Library for a cultural celebration of Eid Al-Fitr -- the end of Ramadan. Learn about Ramadan and Eid. Make Eid cards for friends or family. Engage in fun activities! Description: Many neighbors in the NewHolly community observe the month of Ramadan, culminating in the holiday Eid Al-Fitr. This program is a cultural celebration and is open to all who want to learn about or celebrate this holiday with our local community. The celebration will include crafts, henna and activities for all ages. Bring your family! Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Contact Info: World Languages 206-684-0849 or Ask a Librarian. Cost: FREE. Sunday, July 27, 2014, 3:00 PM – 5:00 PM.

Backyard Bard: All's Well That Ends Well

Seattle Area An outdoor, all-ages, four-actor, 45-minute production. FREE, donations accepted. Performance Type: Theater. Age recommendation: All ages. Cost: FREE. Pre-register: No. Phone: 206-748-1551. Sunday, July 27, 2014, 3:00 PM. Judkins Park 2150 S. Norman St. Seattle WA 98144. For more info visit www.greenstage.org.

Evan's Family Variety Show

Seattle Area The next Evan's Family Variety Show should be phenomenal, with three FANTASTIC acts and a special guest! First is Nickolai Pirak. He is a juggler Evan does corporate shows with - and that we managed to get him to come to this show has us delighted. We can't WAIT for the kids to see what this guy can do! Ruben Barron is a magician - one Evan first saw when he worked a comedy club. He'd brilliant, funny, and a great guy. We have a special guest - two younger students who are working on a routine. This should be interesting and hopefully will usher in a normal process of having student guests. And finally - and ENTIRE MARCHING CORP is coming! These guys are talented and FUN - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MOLpVCQ6Tkc And should really give our kids one HECK of an experience! (And we'll be doing noise tests before the show - if they are too loud we'll go outside to see them!) $10, $5 kids. Performance Type: Theater. Age recommendation: All ages. Cost: Fee. Pre-register: Yes. Email: evan@evan.org. Sunday, July 27, 2014, 3:00 PM – 4:30 PM. Phinney Neighborhood Center (brick building) 6532 Phinney Ave. N. Seattle WA 98103. For more info visit www.showclix.com.

Shakespeare in the Park: Love's Labour's Lost

Seattle Area GreenStage's outdoor, all-ages production with shows throughout the Seattle area in July and August. FREE, donations accepted. Performance Type: Theater. Age recommendation: All ages. Cost: FREE. Phone: 206-748-1551. Sunday, July 27, 2014, 3:00 PM. Discovery Park 3801 W. Government Way Seattle, WA 98199. For more info visit www.greenstage.org.

Shakespeare in the Park: Othello

Seattle Area GreenStage's outdoor, all-ages production with shows throughout the Seattle area in July and August. FREE, donations accepted. Performance Type: Theater. Age recommendation: All ages. Cost: FREE. Phone: 206-748-1551. Sunday, July 27, 2014, 3:00 PM. Lincoln Park 8103 Fauntleroy Way S.W. Seattle WA 98136. For more info visit www.greenstage.org.

Free Trial French Language Class

Eastside Considering language classes for your child? Then come to Sponge to try a class for free - to register, email info@spongeschool.com. Our teachers are native speakers who use music, art, drama, and play to make learning a language fun! Age recommendation: Infant. Toddler. Preschool. Cost: FREE. Pre-register: Yes. Email: info@spongeschool.com. Sunday, July 27, 2014, 4:00 PM – 5:00 PM. Sponge 13219 N.E. 20th St. Suite 203 Bellevue WA 98005. For more info visit www.spongeschool.com.

Need to Know

Seattle Area Where: Douglass-Truth Branch. Event provided by: The Seattle Public Library. Audience: Teens. Language: English. Summary: What do you need to know about working, going to college, or other responsibilities? Learn something new every week when you stop by the teen area for answers, advice and activities. For ages 11 and up. Description: In the Zone: Explore, Create, Connect with The Seattle Public Library’s 2014 Summer of Learning Program! Attend FREE programs at the Library all summer long. Join the fun -- it’s easy! WWW.SPL.ORG/INTHEZONE - Explore all the ways you can participate in summer programming! TEENSPL.TUMBLR.COM - Create and share videos, photos, GIFs and other content: #bysplteens SEATTLE-SUMMER-2014.BIBLIOCOMMONS.COM - Sign up online to create an avatar, set up your summer book shelf and earn badges.… Notes: Library events are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. The Summer of Learning Program is sponsored by The Seattle Public Library Foundation, US Bank and Google. Contact Info: Douglass-Truth Branch 206-684-4704 or Ask a Librarian. Cost: FREE. Sunday, July 27, 2014, 4:00 PM – 5:00 PM.

Fiddler on the Roof

Eastside See the timeless musical about family, tradition and changing times in an outdoor amphitheater overlooking the falls. Dress for the weather and bring mosquito repellant and seat cushions. 2 and 7 p.m. Saturdays, 2 p.m. Sundays through Aug. 24. $20, $18 seniors and students, $10 ages 5 to 12, free ages 4 and younger. Dinner available. Performance Type: Theater. Age recommendation: All ages. Cost: Fee. Phone: 425-736-7252. Sunday, July 27, 2014, 7:00 PM. Snoqualmie Falls Forest Theater 36800 David Powell Road Fall City WA 98024. For more info visit www.foresttheater.org.

Follow That Rabbit!

South Sound PenMet Family Theater outdoor play for all ages. 6 p.m. ticket sales, 7 p.m. show. Fridays through Sundays, July 11-27. $5. Performance Type: Theater. Age recommendation: All ages. Cost: Fee. Pre-register: No. Sunday, July 27, 2014, 7:00 PM. Sehmel Homestead Park Amphitheater 10123 78th Ave. N.W. Gig Harbor WA 98332. For more info visit www.penmetparks.org.

Free Trial Mandarin Language Class

Seattle Area Considering language classes for your child? Then come to Sponge to try a class for free - to register, email info@spongeschool.com. Our teachers are native speakers who use music, art, drama, and play to make learning a language fun! Age recommendation: Infant. Toddler. Cost: FREE. Pre-register: Yes. Email: info@spongeschool.com. Monday, July 28, 2014, 9:30 AM – 10:30 AM. Sponge 3107 S. Day St. Seattle WA 98144. For more info visit www.spongeschool.com.

Family Story Time

Seattle Area Where: Lake City Branch. Room Location: Meeting Room. Event provided by: The Seattle Public Library. Audience: Children. Language: English. Summary: It is story time at the Lake City Branch! Bring your children from birth to age 8 to enjoy stories, rhymes, songs and fun with our children's librarian, Nancy. Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. More Children's Programs: http://www.spl.org/audiences/children/chi-calendar-of-events. Contact Info: Lake City Branch 206-684-7518 or Ask a Librarian. Cost: FREE. Monday, July 28, 2014, 10:30 AM – 11:15 AM.

Preschool Story Time

Seattle Area Where: Capitol Hill Branch. Room Location: Meeting Room. Event provided by: The Seattle Public Library. Audience: Children. Language: English. Summary: It is story time at the Capitol Hill Branch! Bring your preschoolers to enjoy stories, rhymes, songs and fun with our children's librarian. Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. More Children's Programs: http://www.spl.org/audiences/children/chi-calendar-of-events. Contact Info: Capitol Hill Branch 206-684-4715 or Ask a Librarian. Cost: FREE. Monday, July 28, 2014, 10:30 AM – 11:00 AM.

Free Trial Mandarin Language Class

Seattle Area Considering language classes for your child? Then come to Sponge to try a class for free - to register, email info@spongeschool.com. Our teachers are native speakers who use music, art, drama, and play to make learning a language fun! Age recommendation: Toddler. Preschool. Cost: FREE. Pre-register: Yes. Email: info@spongeschool.com. Monday, July 28, 2014, 10:30 AM – 11:30 AM. Sponge 3107 S. Day St. Seattle WA 98144. For more info visit www.spongeschool.com.

Musical Storytelling

Seattle Area Where: Central Library. Room Location: Level 1 - Anne Marie Gault Story Hour Room. Event provided by: The Seattle Public Library. Audience: Children. Language: English. Summary: Enjoy an interactive program of song, dance and rhythm instruments with staff from Soundbridge Seattle Symphony Music Discovery Center. For ages 2-5. Description: Zone In: Explore, Create, Connect with The Seattle Public Library’s 2014 Summer of Learning Program! Attend FREE programs at the Library all summer long. Join the fun -- it’s easy! Go to your favorite branch and pick up your activity log. Sign up and receive a free book*. (*One per child, while supplies last.) Read 10 books or complete 10 activities by Monday, Aug. 4 to enter your name into a drawing for the Breakfast of Champions held at the end of the summer at the Space Needle. Visit … Notes: Library events are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. The Summer of Learning Program is sponsored by The Seattle Public Library Foundation, US Bank and Google. Contact Info: *Central Library Children's Desk 206-386-4675 or Ask a Librarian. Cost: FREE. Monday, July 28, 2014, 10:30 AM – 11:30 AM.

Free Trial Mandarin Language Class

Seattle Area Considering language classes for your child? Then come to Sponge to try a class for free - to register, email info@spongeschool.com. Our teachers are native speakers who use music, art, drama, and play to make learning a language fun! Age recommendation: Infant. Toddler. Preschool. Cost: FREE. Pre-register: Yes. Email: info@spongeschool.com. Monday, July 28, 2014, 11:30 AM – 12:30 PM. Sponge 3107 S. Day St Seattle WA 98144. For more info visit www.spongeschool.com.

Baby Story Time

Seattle Area Where: Ballard Branch. Room Location: Miriam Twitchell Alberg and Thomas A. Alberg Meeting Room. Event provided by: The Seattle Public Library. Audience: Children. Language: English. Summary: It is baby story time at the Ballard Branch! Bring your infants to enjoy stories, rhymes, songs and fun with our children's librarian. Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. More Children's Programs: http://www.spl.org/audiences/children/chi-calendar-of-events. Contact Info: Ballard Branch 206-684-4089 or Ask a Librarian. Cost: FREE. Monday, July 28, 2014, 12:00 PM – 12:30 PM.

Seafair Stories: A Story Time for Grown-ups

Seattle Area Where: Central Library. Room Location: Level 1 - Microsoft Auditorium. Event provided by: The Seattle Public Library. Audience: Teens. Adults. Language: English. Summary: Need a mid-day break? Join us each Monday in July for Seafair stories and nautical tales! This week, we feature two thrilling tales about the eerie nature of the high seas. Description: Love a good story? Come to the scene of the crime, the edge of adventure and timeless realms of wonder. Every Monday this July, Thrilling Tales gives way to Seafair Stories: oceangoing tales of nautical adventure and suspense. This week's stories are: "Letters from the Samantha" by Mark Helprin After a tornado, a ship finds an ape floating in the sea and brings it aboard. "One for the Islands" by Patricia Highsmith On strange tides, be careful what you wish for... like being the last passenger o… Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Brown bag lunches and knitting are welcome. Doors open at 11:45 a.m. Stories start at 12:05 p.m. and are finished no later than 12:50 p.m. Thrilling Tales is presented by The Seattle Public Library's Reader Services Department. Contact Info: *Central Library 206-386-4636 or Ask a Librarian. Cost: FREE. Monday, July 28, 2014, 12:05 PM – 12:50 PM.

Stories and STEAM at Albert Davis Park

Seattle Area Where: Lake City Branch. Event provided by: The Seattle Public Library. Audience: Children. Language: English. Summary: Join us for stories and STEAM (science, technology, engineering, art and music) activities at Albert Davis Park, just outside the Lake City Branch! Description: Bring your children ages 0-10 to enjoy stories, rhymes, songs, crafts, science, fun and lunch with our children's librarian, Nancy. Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. This program runs during the free lunch distribution for children and teens, ages 18 and under, provided by the Hunger Intervention Program. More Children's Programs: http://www.spl.org/audiences/children/chi-calendar-of-events. Contact Info: Lake City Branch 206-684-7518 or Ask a Librarian. Cost: FREE. Monday, July 28, 2014, 12:10 PM – 1:10 PM.

FREE Watjen Concert Organ Recital

Seattle Area Join Joseph Adam, Seattle Symphony Resident Organist, for FREE 30-minute recital–demonstrations of the Seattle Symphony's 4,490-pipe Watjen Concert Organ. Recital-demonstrations are presented in conjunction with FREE public tours of Benaroya Hall at noon and 1 p.m. Performance Type: Music. Age recommendation: All ages. Cost: FREE. Monday, July 28, 2014, 12:30 PM. Benaroya Hall 200 University St. Seattle WA 98101. For more info visit www.seattlesymphony.org.

Baby Story Time

Seattle Area Where: Ballard Branch. Room Location: Miriam Twitchell Alberg and Thomas A. Alberg Meeting Room. Event provided by: The Seattle Public Library. Audience: Children. Language: English. Summary: It is baby story time at the Ballard Branch! Bring your infants to enjoy stories, rhymes, songs and fun with our children's librarian. Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. More Children's Programs: http://www.spl.org/audiences/children/chi-calendar-of-events. Contact Info: Ballard Branch 206-684-4089 or Ask a Librarian. Cost: FREE. Monday, July 28, 2014, 12:45 PM – 1:15 PM.

Free Trial Spanish Language Class

Eastside Considering language classes for your child? Then come to Sponge to try a class for free - to register, email info@spongeschool.com. Our teachers are native speakers who use music, art, drama, and play to make learning a language fun! Age recommendation: Infant. Toddler. Preschool. Cost: FREE. Pre-register: Yes. Email: info@spongeschool.com. Monday, July 28, 2014, 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM. Sponge 13219 N.E. 20th St. Suite 203 Bellevue WA 98005. For more info visit www.spongeschool.com.

Didgeridoo Down Under

Seattle Area Where: Greenwood Branch. Event provided by: The Seattle Public Library. Audience: Children. Language: English. Summary: Enjoy music, puppetry, storytelling and more from the Land Down Under in this high-energy, interactive show. Learn about Aussie culture, animals and more while moving & grooving to a didgeridoo! For ages 4-12. Description: Zone In: Explore, Create, Connect with The Seattle Public Library’s 2014 Summer of Learning Program! Attend FREE programs at the Library all summer long. Join the fun -- it’s easy! Go to your favorite branch and pick up your activity log. Sign up and receive a free book*. (*One per child, while supplies last.) Read 10 books or complete 10 activities by Monday, Aug. 4 to enter your name into a drawing for the Breakfast of Champions held at the end of the summer at the Space Needle. Visit … Notes: Library events are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. The Summer of Learning Program is sponsored by The Seattle Public Library Foundation, US Bank and Google. Contact Info: Greenwood Branch 206-684-4086 or Ask a Librarian. Cost: FREE. Monday, July 28, 2014, 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM.

Make a Pop-Up Book

Seattle Area Where: Northeast Branch. Event provided by: The Seattle Public Library. Audience: Children. Language: English. Summary: Pop-up books look complicated, but you can make your own with just a few tools! Learn how in this drop-in workshop. For ages 4 and up. Description: Zone In: Explore, Create, Connect with The Seattle Public Library’s 2014 Summer of Learning Program! Attend FREE programs at the Library all summer long. Join the fun -- it’s easy! Go to your favorite branch and pick up your activity log. Sign up and receive a free book*. (*One per child, while supplies last.) Read 10 books or complete 10 activities by Monday, Aug. 4 to enter your name into a drawing for the Breakfast of Champions held at the end of the summer at the Space Needle. Visit … Notes: Library events are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. The Summer of Learning Program is sponsored by The Seattle Public Library Foundation, US Bank and Google. Contact Info: Northeast Branch 206-684-7539 or Ask a Librarian. Cost: FREE. Monday, July 28, 2014, 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM.

Library Play Time

Seattle Area Where: Magnolia Branch. Room Location: Meeting Room. Event provided by: The Seattle Public Library. Audience: Children. Language: English. Summary: Bring your children to the Library to play, read and meet other families. Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Contact Info: Magnolia Branch 206-386-4225 or Ask a Librarian. Cost: FREE. Monday, July 28, 2014, 3:00 PM – 5:00 PM.

Game On! + Hour of Code

Seattle Area Where: High Point Branch. Event provided by: The Seattle Public Library. Audience: Teens. Language: English. Summary: Get some gaming in on the Wii or Kinect, play board games, eat snacks and try your hand at Hour of Code’s drag and drop programming. For ages 10 and up. Description: In the Zone: Explore, Create, Connect with The Seattle Public Library’s 2014 Summer of Learning Program! Attend FREE programs at the Library all summer long. Join the fun -- it’s easy! WWW.SPL.ORG/INTHEZONE - Explore all the ways you can participate in summer programming! TEENSPL.TUMBLR.COM - Create and share videos, photos, GIFs and other content: #bysplteens SEATTLE-SUMMER-2014.BIBLIOCOMMONS.COM - Sign up online to create an avatar, set up your summer book shelf and earn badges.… Notes: Library events are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. The Summer of Learning Program is sponsored by The Seattle Public Library Foundation, US Bank and Google. Contact Info: High Point Branch 206-684-7454 or Ask a Librarian. Cost: FREE. Monday, July 28, 2014, 3:00 PM – 5:00 PM.

Need to Know

Seattle Area Where: Douglass-Truth Branch. Event provided by: The Seattle Public Library. Audience: Teens. Language: English. Summary: What do you need to know about working, going to college, or other responsibilities? Learn something new every week when you stop by the teen area for answers, advice and activities. For ages 11 and up. Description: In the Zone: Explore, Create, Connect with The Seattle Public Library’s 2014 Summer of Learning Program! Attend FREE programs at the Library all summer long. Join the fun -- it’s easy! WWW.SPL.ORG/INTHEZONE - Explore all the ways you can participate in summer programming! TEENSPL.TUMBLR.COM - Create and share videos, photos, GIFs and other content: #bysplteens SEATTLE-SUMMER-2014.BIBLIOCOMMONS.COM - Sign up online to create an avatar, set up your summer book shelf and earn badges.… Notes: Library events are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. The Summer of Learning Program is sponsored by The Seattle Public Library Foundation, US Bank and Google. Contact Info: Douglass-Truth Branch 206-684-4704 or Ask a Librarian. Cost: FREE. Monday, July 28, 2014, 4:00 PM – 5:00 PM.

Bow-Wows and Books

Seattle Area Where: Northgate Branch. Event provided by: The Seattle Public Library. Audience: Children. Teens. Language: English. Summary: Practice your reading with certified reading dogs. Description: Practice reading with a new friend who is warm, friendly, and a perfect listener! Certified therapy dogs and their handlers join young readers to read one-on-one in a relaxing and nonjudgmental environment. Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Contact Info: Northgate Branch 206-386-1980 or Ask a Librarian. Cost: FREE. Monday, July 28, 2014, 6:30 PM – 7:30 PM.

Kids Club Entertainment Series

South Sound Recess Monkey July 7, Eric Ode July 14, Last Leaf Theatre July 21, The Gothard Sisters July 28, Secret Agent 23 Skidoo Aug. 4, The Not-Its! Aug. 11, Reptile Man Aug. 18, touch-a-truck Aug. 25. FREE. Performance Type: Other Performances. Age recommendation: All ages. Cost: FREE. Pre-register: No. Monday, July 28, 2014, 6:30 PM – 7:30 PM. Allan Yorke Park 7203 W. Tapps Hwy. E. Bonney Lake WA 98391. For more info visit www.ci.bonney-lake.wa.us.

Boats Afloat

Seattle Area Where: Queen Anne Branch. Event provided by: The Seattle Public Library. Audience: Children. Language: English. Summary: What makes a boat float? Put your creativity to work with staff from Pacific Science Center as you build a clay boat then see if it floats! For ages 4-8. Registration is required. Description: Zone In: Explore, Create, Connect with The Seattle Public Library’s 2014 Summer of Learning Program! Attend FREE programs at the Library all summer long. Join the fun -- it’s easy! Go to your favorite branch and pick up your activity log. Sign up and receive a free book*. (*One per child, while supplies last.) Read 10 books or complete 10 activities by Monday, Aug. 4 to enter your name into a drawing for the Breakfast of Champions held at the end of the summer at the Space Needle. Visit … Notes: Library events are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is required, call the Queen Anne Branch at 206-386-4227 to sign up. The Summer of Learning Program is sponsored by The Seattle Public Library Foundation, US Bank and Google. Contact Info: Queen Anne Branch 206-386-4227 or Ask a Librarian. Cost: FREE. Monday, July 28, 2014, 6:30 PM – 7:30 PM.

Didgeridoo Down Under

Seattle Area Where: Green Lake Branch. Event provided by: The Seattle Public Library. Audience: Children. Language: English. Summary: Enjoy music, puppetry, storytelling and more from the Land Down Under in this high-energy, interactive show. Learn about Aussie culture, animals and more while moving & grooving to a didgeridoo! For ages 4-12. Description: Zone In: Explore, Create, Connect with The Seattle Public Library’s 2014 Summer of Learning Program! Attend FREE programs at the Library all summer long. Join the fun -- it’s easy! Go to your favorite branch and pick up your activity log. Sign up and receive a free book*. (*One per child, while supplies last.) Read 10 books or complete 10 activities by Monday, Aug. 4 to enter your name into a drawing for the Breakfast of Champions held at the end of the summer at the Space Needle. Visit … Notes: Library events are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. The Summer of Learning Program is sponsored by The Seattle Public Library Foundation, US Bank and Google. Contact Info: Green Lake Branch 206-684-7547 or Ask a Librarian. Cost: FREE. Monday, July 28, 2014, 6:30 PM – 7:30 PM.