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Seafair Weekend

Seattle Area Hydroplane races on Lake Washington, south of the I-90 Bridge. Air Show features the U.S. Navy Blue Angles, Patriots Jet Team and other aircraft performing, and includes other flight demonstrations. The south beach area will host a wakeboarding demonstration. Shore activities at Genesee Park and along Lake Washington Boulevard include entertainment, food and more. Tickets for special seating available online. 8:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. July 31, 8:30 a.m. to 11 p.m. Aug. 1, 7:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. Aug. 2. Parking very limited. Age recommendation: All ages. Cost: FREE. Saturday, August 1, 2015, 8:30 AM – 11:00 PM. Genesee Park 3800 Lake Washington Blvd. S. Seattle WA 98118. For more info visit www.seafair.com.

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. 8:30 a.m. to noon weekends through Sept. 6 (no paddle July 4-5 or Aug. 1-2). $16 to $18, pre-register. Age recommendation: Elementary School. Middle School. High School. Cost: Fee. Pre-register: Yes. Phone: 425-452-2565. Saturday, August 1, 2015, 8:30 AM – 12:00 PM. Enatai Beach Park 3519 108th Ave. S.E. Bellevue WA 98004. For more info visit www.bellevuewa.gov.

Galacticon 4

Seattle Area Galacticon is the largest Battlestar Galactica celebration in the world. This event will bring the cast, crew and fans of all the Battlestar Galactica series together. Galacticon 4 will feature a variety of activities over the weekend including panels, presentations, vendors, autograph sessions, exhibitions, toys and more. See schedule online. $30, $75 weekend pass, $275 VIP pass. Age recommendation: Elementary School. Middle School. High School. Cost: Fee. Saturday, August 1, 2015, 9:00 AM – 6:00 PM. Seattle Center 305 Harrison St. Seattle WA 98109. For more info visit www.galacticon.org.

Jet Blast Bash

Seattle Area Watch the Blue Angels take off and land, plus enjoy live music, food, historic Navy airplanes, kids’ activities and more. 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Aug. 1-2. Included with admission. Included with admission. $20, $17 seniors, $12 ages 5 to 17, free military with ID and ages 4 and younger. Age recommendation: All ages. Cost: Fee. Pre-register: No. Phone: 206-764-5720. Saturday, August 1, 2015, 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM. Museum of Flight 9404 E. Marginal Way S. Seattle WA 98108. For more info visit www.museumofflight.org.

Free Spanish Class with Sponge

North Sound 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 Spanish, Mandarin, French, Japanese, or Hindi fun! To register for this class, or to find class dates and times for one of our other languages, visit www.spongeschool.com. Email your selection to info@spongeschool.com and we'll set up a free trial. Spend summer with Sponge! Age recommendation: Infant. Toddler. Preschool. Cost: FREE. Pre-register: Yes. Phone: 206-227-7138. Email: info@spongeschool.com. Saturday, August 1, 2015, 9:00 AM – 10:00 AM. PlayHappy Cafe 4114 198th St. S.W. Lynnwood WA 98036.

Stanwood-Camano Community Fair

North Sound Washington State's largest community fair offers entertainment, youth livestock and poultry, horse show and Western games, parade (11 a.m. Aug. 1), carnival and food. 9 a.m. to 10 p.m. July 31 and Aug. 1, 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Aug. 2. $10, $7 seniors and ages 5 to 12, free ages 4 and younger. Free parking and shuttle at Stanwood High School, 7400 272nd St. N.W. Age recommendation: All ages. Cost: Fee. Phone: 360-629-4121. Saturday, August 1, 2015, 9:00 AM – 10:00 PM. Stanwood-Camano Community Fairgrounds 6521 Pioneer Hwy. Stanwood WA 98292. For more info visit www.stanwoodcamanofair.org.

The Big Latch Breastfeeding Event

Seattle Area Join us for the Big Latch-On World Breastfeeding Count Event, Seattle Edition! Get there by 10 a.m. to get ready for the count. This is a fun, sweet family event welcoming everyone with snacks from Trophy Cupcakes and lactation cookies from Mother's Milkies! Age recommendation: All ages. Infant. Toddler. Cost: FREE. Pre-register: No. Phone: 206-328-0636. Email: moorea@savvparentingsupport.com. Saturday, August 1, 2015, 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM. Bootyland 1815 N. 45th St. Suite 204 Seattle WA 98103. For more info visit biglatchon.org.

UmojaFest African American Heritage Festival

Seattle Area Kids’ activities, parade (1 p.m. Aug. 1), entertainment, music, basketball tournament (Aug. 1), vendors and more. Age recommendation: All ages. Cost: FREE. Saturday, August 1, 2015, 10:00 AM – 8:00 PM. Judkins Park 2150 S. Norman St. Seattle WA 98144. For more info visit umojafamilyfest.com.

Free Spanish Class with Sponge

North Sound 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 Spanish, Mandarin, French, Japanese, or Hindi fun! To register for this class, or to find class dates and times for one of our other languages, visit www.spongeschool.com. Email your selection to info@spongeschool.com and we'll set up a free trial. Spend summer with Sponge! Age recommendation: Elementary School. Cost: FREE. Pre-register: Yes. Phone: 206-227-7138. Email: info@spongeschool.com. Saturday, August 1, 2015, 10:00 AM – 11:30 AM. PlayHappy Cafe 4114 198th St. S.W. Lynnwood WA 98036.

Fun Out of the Sun

North Sound Join us as we break away from the summer heat! Take advantage of mid-summer special deal and don't let summer pass you by! $10 for 2 hours of jump, play, or combo, July 27 through Aug. 2. Open weekdays 12:30 to 9 p.m. Saturdays 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Sundays 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. Restrictions apply. View details here: http://www.elevatedsportz.com/summer2015.html. Age recommendation: Toddler. Preschool. Elementary School. Middle School. High School. Cost: Fee. Phone: 425-949-4488. Email: info@elevatedsportz.com. Saturday, August 1, 2015, 10:00 AM – 6:30 PM. Elevated Sportz Ultimate Trampoline Park 18311 Bothell Everett Hwy, Suite 140 Bothell WA 98012. For more info visit www.elevatedsportz.com.

Party on the Piazza

South Sound To commemorate the wild and wondrous Venetian style of glassmaking that has heavily influenced Chihuly’s work, Party on the Piazza will immerse guests in the sights, sounds, and tastes of Italy with a variety of all-day, family friendly activities. Outdoor activities are free, museum admission applies. $15, $12 seniors, military and students, $5 ages 6 to 12, free ages 5 and younger. Age recommendation: All ages. Cost: FREE. Pre-register: No. Phone: 866-468-7386. Saturday, August 1, 2015, 10:00 AM – 9:00 PM. Museum of Glass 1801 Dock St. Tacoma WA 98402. For more info visit museumofglass.org.

Proctor Arts Fest

South Sound Arts and crafts vendors, juried art show, Bite of Proctor, kids’ area, entertainment and more. Age recommendation: All ages. Cost: FREE. Saturday, August 1, 2015, 10:00 AM – 5:30 PM. N. Proctor Street and N. 26th Street Tacoma WA 98407. For more info visit www.proctorartsfest.com.

Thurston County Fair

South Sound Music, home arts demonstrations, 4-H and FFA events, carnival rides and food. 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. July 29 through Aug. 1, 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Aug. 2. $7, $6 seniors, $5 ages 6 to 14, free ages 5 and younger, $25 family. Age recommendation: All ages. Cost: Fee. Phone: 360-786-5453. Saturday, August 1, 2015, 10:00 AM – 10:00 PM. Thurston County Fairgrounds 3054 Carpenter Road S.E. Lacey WA 98503. For more info visit www.co.thurston.wa.us.

University Place Sun Fest

South Sound Entertainment, food, Kids’ Zone and more. Free outdoor movie (Big Hero 6) at Cirque Park at dusk. Age recommendation: All ages. Cost: FREE. Saturday, August 1, 2015, 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM. Market Place West 36th Street Court and Bridgeport Way W. University Place WA 98466. For more info visit cityofup.com.

Washington Midsummer Renaissance Faire

South Sound Food, crafts, demonstrations, music, dancers, magicians, jousting and other medieval-themed entertainment. Costumes encouraged. Camping available for an additional fee, reservations required. 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. weekends through Aug. 16. $18, $14 students and seniors, $12 ages 6 to 17, free ages 5 and younger. Multi-day passes available. Age recommendation: All ages. Cost: Fee. Phone: 800-587-0172. Saturday, August 1, 2015, 10:00 AM – 7:00 PM. The Kelley Farm 20021 Sumner-Buckley Hwy. Bonney Lake WA 98391. For more info visit www.washingtonfaire.com.

Sensory Story Time

The Seattle Public Library Where: Ballard Branch. Audience: Children. Adults. Language: English. Summary: Sensory Story Times are geared to children, age 10 and younger, who are on the autism spectrum or who have difficulty in large groups. All are welcome for songs and stories in a quiet environment. Notes: Library events and programs are free and eveyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Story times are some of our most popular events! Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. 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. Event provided by: The Seattle Public Library. Saturday, August 1, 2015, 10:15 AM – 11:00 AM.

Baby Story Time

The Seattle Public Library Where: Northgate Branch. Audience: Children. Language: English. Summary: It is baby story time at the Northgate Branch! Bring your infants age 0-12 months to enjoy stories, rhymes, and songs with our children's librarian. Stay afterward for a social playtime with other babies. Notes: Library events and programs are free and eveyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Story times are some of our most popular events! Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. More Children's Programs: http://www.spl.org/audiences/children/chi-calendar-of-events. Contact Info: Northgate Branch 206-386-1980 or Ask a Librarian. Cost: FREE. Event provided by: The Seattle Public Library. Saturday, August 1, 2015, 10:30 AM – 11:00 AM.

FREE Outdoor Yoga

Seattle Area Hear the birds sing and feel the sun on your back as you cultivate greater awareness, balance, strength and flexibility. Classes are appropriate for all levels and led by an experienced University Family YMCA yoga instructor. Bring a mat or towel. Yoga will be canceled in the event of rain. Age recommendation: All ages. Cost: FREE. Pre-register: No. Phone: 205-524-1400. Email: hwartes@seattleymca.org. Saturday, August 1, 2015, 10:30 AM – 11:30 AM. Cowen Park 6000 15th Ave. N.E. Seattle WA 98115. For more info visit www.seattleymca.org.

Summer at SAM Kids' DIY Day

Seattle Area Bring your family to Kids’ Saturdays, where kids explore the Olympic Sculpture Park through drop-in art activities, family-friendly yoga, storytime, and more. Today, learn more about the earth and rethink the ways we experience our natural environment. 10:30 a.m. – yoga 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. – carve a wearable pendant, make seed starts 1 p.m. – story time and site tour 2 p.m. – Zumba. Age recommendation: All ages. Cost: FREE. Saturday, August 1, 2015, 10:30 AM – 3:00 PM. Olympic Sculpture Park 2901 Western Ave. Seattle WA 98121. For more info visit www.seattleartmuseum.org.

Wild Sharks

Seattle Area Learn about the wild sharks that live in the Puget Sound through games, stories and diver shows. 10:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. July 25 through Aug. 2. Included with admission. $21.95, $14.95 ages 4 to 12, free ages 3 and younger, discounts for military and seniors. Type of Animal Event: Aquarium Events. Age recommendation: All ages. Cost: Fee. Phone: 206-386-4300. Saturday, August 1, 2015, 10:30 AM – 3:30 PM. Seattle Aquarium Pier 59 1483 Alaskan Way Seattle WA 98101. For more info visit www.seattleaquarium.org.

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. Seahurst Park, 2220 S.W. Seahurst Park Road, Burien. Age recommendation: All ages. Cost: FREE. Pre-register: No. Phone: 206-386-4300. Saturday, August 1, 2015, 10:45 AM – 1:45 PM. Various beach locations. For more info visit www.seattleaquarium.org.

Beach Exploration

Seattle Area Join beach naturalists and explore the beach at low tide. Dress for the weather; waterproof footwear recommended. Age recommendation: All ages. Cost: FREE. Saturday, August 1, 2015, 10:45 AM – 1:45 PM. Pocket beach at Olympic Sculpture Park 2901 Western Ave. Seattle WA 98121. For more info visit www.seattleaquarium.org.

Beach Exploration

South Sound Join beach naturalists and explore the beach at low tide. Dress for the weather; waterproof footwear recommended. Age recommendation: All ages. Cost: FREE. Saturday, August 1, 2015, 10:45 AM – 1:45 PM. Redondo Beach Beach Road S. and Redondo Way S. Des Moines WA 98198. For more info visit www.seattleaquarium.org.

Beach Exploration

South Sound Join beach naturalists and explore the beach at low tide. Dress for the weather; waterproof footwear recommended. Age recommendation: All ages. Cost: FREE. Saturday, August 1, 2015, 10:45 AM – 1:45 PM. Des Moines Beach Park 22030 Cliff Ave. S. Des Moines WA 98198. For more info visit www.seattleaquarium.org.

Beach Exploration

South Sound Join beach naturalists and explore the beach at low tide. Dress for the weather; waterproof footwear recommended. Age recommendation: All ages. Cost: FREE. Saturday, August 1, 2015, 10:45 AM – 1:45 PM. Dash Point State Park 5700 S.W. Dash Point Road Federal Way WA 98023. For more info visit www.seattleaquarium.org.

Family Story Time

The Seattle Public Library Where: West Seattle Branch. Room Location: Meeting Room. Audience: Children. Language: English. Summary: It's Family Story Time at the West Seattle Branch! Families are invited to bring their children to our special monthly Saturday story time to enjoy stories, rhymes, songs and fun with our children's librarian. Notes: Library events and programs are free and eveyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Story times are some of our most popular events! Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. More Children's Programs: http://www.spl.org/audiences/children/chi-calendar-of-events. Contact Info: West Seattle Branch 206-684-7444 or Ask a Librarian. Cost: FREE. Event provided by: The Seattle Public Library. Saturday, August 1, 2015, 11:00 AM – 11:30 AM.

FREE First Saturdays for Families

Seattle Area Families enjoy free admission on the first Saturday of each month, plus hands-on art activities and entertainment. Age recommendation: All ages. Cost: FREE. Pre-register: No. Phone: 206-654-3100. Saturday, August 1, 2015, 11:00 AM – 2:00 PM. Seattle Asian Art Museum 1400 E. Prospect St. Seattle WA 98112. For more info visit www.seattleartmuseum.org.

Magnolia Summerfest

Seattle Area Kids parade (10 a.m. Aug. 1) followed by the main parade, youth talent show (7 p.m. Aug. 1), outdoor movie (9 p.m. Aug. 1), entertainment, craft and food vendors. Age recommendation: All ages. Cost: FREE. Phone: 206-284-5836. Saturday, August 1, 2015, 11:00 AM – 6:00 PM. Magnolia Playfield 32nd Avenue W. and W. Smith Street Seattle WA 98199. For more info visit www.magnoliasummerfest.org.

Pond Boat Sailing

Seattle Area Rent a Pirate Pond Boat to sail in Lake Union Park’s Model Boat Pond. These 39-inch pond boats are scale models of the R-Boat Pirate, which is on exhibit at The Center for Wooden Boats at South Lake Union. Sailing these miniature racing yachts is a great way to learn the basic concepts of sailing while enjoying time at the park. $5 suggested donation. Age recommendation: All ages. Toddler. Preschool. Elementary School. Middle School. Cost: Fee. Pre-register: No. Phone: 206-382-2628. Email: youthsailing@cwb.org. Saturday, August 1, 2015, 11:00 AM – 2:00 PM. Lake Union Park 860 Terry Ave. N. Seattle WA 98109. For more info visit cwb.org.

Renegade Craft Fair

Seattle Area Vendors with crafts and vintage goods, workshops, food and more. Age recommendation: All ages. Cost: FREE. Saturday, August 1, 2015, 11:00 AM – 6:00 PM. Magnuson Park Hangar 30 6310 N.E. 74th St. Seattle WA 98115. For more info visit www.renegadecraft.com.

School Supply Drive Kick-Off Party

North Sound Come enjoy refreshments and tours of the interurban trolley today as Sleep Country kicks off their school supply drive for foster kids. Supplies can be brought in during today's event or to the Information Center during open hours any day in August. Donations will be given to the Sleep Country’s Foster Kids program for distribution to the 20,000 foster kids in the Pacific Northwest. Only NEW donations will be accepted. Suggestions include: Paper: lined paper, copy paper, construction paper, spiral notebooks, composition books and index cards Pencils & Pens: blue or black pens, #2 pencils, colored pencils, erasers, pencil sharpener, pencil case, colored markers, crayons, highlighters and dry-erase markers General Supplies: paper clips, 3-ring 2" binders, pocket folders and report covers Classroom Staples: stapler, staples, rulers, protractors, glue sticks, scissors, tape and calculators. Misc.: tissues, sanitizing wipes, hand sanitizer. Age recommendation: All ages. Cost: FREE. Phone: 425-776-3977. Saturday, August 1, 2015, 11:00 AM – 3:00 PM. Heritage Park 19921 Poplar Way Lynnwood WA 98036. For more info visit www.sleepcountryfosterkids.org.

Crafts of the Past

South Sound Each weekend through September 27 a different artist will be “in-residence” at the Fort with demonstrations and displays of their work. Most will also offer guests the opportunity to try the craft themselves. Featured crafts include leather tooling, weaving, blacksmithing, Native American basketry, and broom making. See schedule online. 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, August 1, 2015, 11:00 AM – 5:00 PM. Fort Nisqually Point Defiance Park 5400 N. Pearl St. #11 Tacoma WA 98407. For more info visit www.metroparkstacoma.org.

Model Railroad Operators' Hours

South Sound Volunteers with the Puget Sound Model Railroad Engineers will be on hand to answer questions and operate the trains of the museum's permanent model railroad layout. Included with admission. $11, $8 seniors, military and ages 6 to 17, free ages 5 and younger. Age recommendation: All ages. Cost: Fee. Phone: 888-238-4373. Saturday, August 1, 2015, 11:00 AM – 4:00 PM. Washington State History Museum 1911 Pacific Ave. Tacoma WA 98402. For more info visit www.wshs.org.

Tiptoe Through the Tidepools

South Sound Get an up-close look at the marine life with beach naturalists guiding the low-tide exploration. This is a free event and no registration is needed. Please wear shoes suitable for exploring a rocky beach. Age recommendation: All ages. Cost: FREE. Pre-register: No. Phone: 253-591-6439. Email: tnc@tacomaparks.com. Saturday, August 1, 2015, 11:00 AM – 2:00 PM. Titlow Beach 8425 Sixth Ave. Tacoma WA 98465. For more info visit www.metroparkstacoma.org.

Giờ đọc truyện tiếng Việt! (Vietnamese Story Time)

The Seattle Public Library Where: Delridge Branch. 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: Library events and programs are free and eveyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Story times are some of our most popular events! Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. More Children's Programs: http://www.spl.org/audiences/children/chi-calendar-of-events. Contact Info: Delridge Branch 206-733-9125 or Ask a Librarian. Cost: FREE. Event provided by: The Seattle Public Library. Saturday, August 1, 2015, 11:30 AM – 12:00 PM.

Free Japanese Class with Sponge

Seattle Area 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 Spanish, Mandarin, French, Japanese, or Hindi fun! To register for this class, or to find class dates and times for one of our other languages, visit www.spongeschool.com. Email your selection to info@spongeschool.com and we'll set up a free trial. Spend summer with Sponge! Age recommendation: Elementary School. Cost: FREE. Pre-register: Yes. Phone: 206-227-7138. Email: info@spongeschool.com. Saturday, August 1, 2015, 11:30 AM – 1:00 PM. Sponge 3107 S. Day St. Seattle WA 98144.

Scenic Train Rides

Eastside All aboard! Visit the Northwest Railway Museum for a unique living history train experience that has been a part of western Washington since 1957. The Northwest Railway Museum offers scenic rides through the Cascade Foothills to the top of Snoqualmie Falls. Visitors explore train cars, exhibits, and a Victorian-era depot. Regular trains operate weekends, April 4 through Oct. 18. Full passenger round- trip excursions are 75 minutes long; see schedule online. $18, $16 seniors, $10 ages 2 to 12, free younger than age 2. Age recommendation: All ages. Cost: Fee. Pre-register: No. Phone: 425-888-3030. Email: info@trainmuseum.org. Saturday, August 1, 2015, 11:30 AM – 3:15 PM. Northwest Railway Museum 38625 S.E. King St. Snoqualmie WA 98065.

Family Camp

South Sound Enjoy the rare chance to camp at Northwest Trek. Event includes campsite, naturalist-led activities, park admission, campers-only tram tour, and Sunday breakfast. Bring your own gear and dinner. Noon Saturdays to 11 a.m. Sundays, through Aug. 8-9. $55/person, $50 members. Type of Animal Event: Zoo Events. Age recommendation: All ages. Cost: Fee. Pre-register: Yes. Phone: 360-832-6117. Saturday, August 1, 2015, 12:00 PM – Sunday, August 2, 2015, 11:00 AM. Northwest Trek Wildlife Park 11610 Trek Drive E. Eatonville WA 98328. For more info visit www.nwtrek.org.

Fandoms Unite! Mini Fan-Con

South Sound Are you Otaku? A die-hard Potterhead or a member of Loki’s Army? A Superwholockian, a Swifty or a 12th Man? Join us for fun featuring Terracrux Games, Destiny City Comics, Star Wars characters, a My Little Pony party, costume parade, zine swap and fan art exhibit. Special guests include Jennifer K. Stuller, feminist pop culture historian and co-founder of GeekGirlCon, and Chelsea M. Campbell, author of the Renegade X series. Cost: FREE. Age recommendation: Elementary School. Middle School. High School. Phone: 253-548-3300. Saturday, August 1, 2015, 12:00 PM – 4:00 PM. Administrative Center & Library 3005 112th St. E. Tacoma WA 98446. For more info visit www.piercecountylibrary.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, but guests will get to see things only available on this tour. Train shed tour not recommended for kids younger than age 5. 12:30 p.m. Saturdays through October (except July 11 and 18). $20, $18 seniors, $15 kids, free younger than age 2. Pre-purchase available; no refunds. Age recommendation: All ages. Cost: Fee. Phone: 425-888-3030. Email: info@trainmuseum.org. Saturday, August 1, 2015, 12:30 PM. Northwest Railway Museum 38625 S.E. King St. Snoqualmie WA 98065.

Giờ đọc truyện tiếng Việt! (Vietnamese Story Time)

The Seattle Public Library Where: Columbia Branch. Room Location: The Weiland Family Meeting Room. 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: Library events and programs are free and eveyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Story times are some of our most popular events! Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. 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. Event provided by: The Seattle Public Library. Saturday, August 1, 2015, 1:00 PM – 1:30 PM.

Port Susan Bay Day

North Sound Join us for this fun and free event and enjoy exploring the beautiful landscape, learning from scientists about conservation, wildlife, estuaries and climate change, bird watching with professionals, and family-friendly games, face painting, ice cream and prizes. Age recommendation: All ages. Cost: FREE. Pre-register: No. Email: waevents@tnc.org. Saturday, August 1, 2015, 1:00 PM – 4:00 PM. Port Susan Bay Preserve 6800 Boe Road Stanwood WA 98292. For more info visit www.washingtonnature.org.

CANCELED - 中文故事会 (Mandarin Chinese Story Time)

The Seattle Public Library Where: International District/Chinatown Branch. Room Location: Children's Area. 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. Story times are some of our most popular events! Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. 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. Gara… 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. Event provided by: The Seattle Public Library. Saturday, August 1, 2015, 1:30 PM – 2:00 PM.

Godspell

Seattle Area Inspired by the Gospel of Matthew, Godspell boasts a Tony-nominated score featuring popular songs like “Day By Day” and “Learn Your Lessons Well.” Set against the backdrop of Seattle’s public market, our multi-talented cast sings, dances and plays their own instruments as they tell this high-energy, re-imagined story of loyalty, laughter and unconditional love. Various dates and times through Aug. 15. $15 to $37. Performance Type: Theater. Age recommendation: Elementary School. Middle School. High School. Cost: Fee. Phone: 206-781-9707. Saturday, August 1, 2015, 2:00 PM. Taproot Theatre 204 N. 85th St. Seattle WA 98103. For more info visit taproottheatre.org.

Kite Festival

Seattle Area Come enjoy kite flying (bring your own or buy one on site), demonstrations, refreshments, entertainment and family activities. $3 suggested donation for adults, free ages 17 and younger. Age recommendation: All ages. Cost: FREE. Phone: 206-934-5219. Saturday, August 1, 2015, 2:00 PM – 6:00 PM. Seattle Chinese Garden 6000 16th Ave. S.W. Seattle WA 98106. For more info visit www.seattlechinesegarden.org.

Living Voices Performances

Seattle Area Living Voices presents dynamic solo performances combined with archival film that turns history into a moving journey.  In 1942 Roosevelt's Executive order 9066 imprisoned thousands of loyal American families. These innocent citizens struggled to maintain their families while incarcerated. Witness this silent chapter of our history. Share one Japanese American family's fight to sustain faith and love in the country they love. Two performances at 2 and 3 p.m. in the Prologue Theater on the 2nd Floor. Included with admission. $17, $15 seniors, $14 students, teachers and military, free ages 14 and younger. Age recommendation: Elementary School. Middle School. High School. Cost: Fee. Pre-register: No. Phone: 206-324-1126. Email: info@mohai.org. Saturday, August 1, 2015, 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM. Museum of History and Industry (MOHAI) 860 Terry Ave. N. Seattle WA 98109. For more info visit www.mohai.org.

Twelfth Night

Seattle Area Viola loves Orsino, who thinks he loves Olivia. Olivia thinks she cannot love at all, then thinks she loves Cesario who is really Viola, dressed as a man. Malvolio thinks he ought to be a gentleman, while the foolish Sir Andrew is one, but is no match for the Lady Olivia. Add in a mournful clown, a wily and witty maid, a swashbuckling brother, and you have a recipe for music, madness, mayhem, and merriment! Presented by actors in grades 6 through 9 with Seattle Public Theater's Youth Program. 7 p.m. July 31 and Aug. 1; 2 p.m. Aug. 1-2. FREE, donations encouraged to support SPT's Youth Program. Performance Type: Theater. Age recommendation: Middle School. High School. Cost: FREE. Pre-register: No. Phone: 206-524-1300. Email: cjames@seattlepublictheater.org. Saturday, August 1, 2015, 2:00 PM. Seattle Public Theater at The Bathhouse 7312 W. Green Lake Drive N. Seattle WA 98103. For more info visit www.seattlepublictheater.org.

Wicked

Seattle Area Broadway musical tells the back story of the two witches of Oz. Recommended for ages 8 and older. Various dates and times July 8 through Aug. 2. $62.75 to $190.75. Performance Type: Theater. Age recommendation: Elementary School. Middle School. High School. Cost: Fee. Phone: 877-784-4849. Saturday, August 1, 2015, 2:00 PM. The Paramount Theatre 911 Pine St. Seattle WA 98101. For more info visit www.stgpresents.org.

Evan the Great

Eastside Magic show for the whole family takes place in an outdoor amphitheater overlooking the falls. Dress for the weather and bring mosquito repellant and seat cushions. Dinner available. $8 to $12. Performance Type: Other Performances. Age recommendation: All ages. Cost: Fee. Phone: 425-736-7252. Saturday, August 1, 2015, 2:00 PM. Snoqualmie Falls Forest Theater 36800 David Powell Road Fall City WA 98024. For more info visit www.foresttheater.org.

Shrek: The Musical

North Sound Ludus Youth Theatre presents the TONY Award-winning fairy tale adventure based on the Oscar-winning DreamWorks Animation film. Shrek: The Musical brings all the beloved characters you know from the film to life on stage, and proves there's more to the story than meets the ears. Shrek presents a treasure trove of creative opportunities including costumes, sets, puppets (there is a fire-breathing dragon, after all), and more! Irreverently fun for the whole family, Shrek proves that beauty is truly in the eye of the ogre. July 10-11, 17-18, 24-25, 31st, & August 1. Evening performances begin at 7 p.m. (doors open at 6:30 p.m.). 2 p.m. matinee on July 19 and August 1 (doors open at 1:30 p.m.). $15,  $12 ages 10 and younger. Performance Type: Theater. Age recommendation: All ages. Cost: Fee. Pre-register: No. Saturday, August 1, 2015, 2:00 PM. Everett PUD Auditorium 2320 California St. Everett WA 98201. For more info visit www.ludusyouththeatre.org.

West Side Story

South Sound Classic musical about a couple caught between warring street gangs. Rated PG. 8 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays, 2 p.m. weekends, through Aug. 2. $29, $27 students, seniors and military, $20 ages 12 and younger. Performance Type: Theater. Age recommendation: Elementary School. Middle School. High School. Cost: Fee. Phone: 253-565-6867. Email: boxoffice@tmp.org. Saturday, August 1, 2015, 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM. Tacoma Musical Playhouse 7116 Sixth Ave. Tacoma WA 98406. For more info visit tmp.org.

Shrek: The Musical

Farther Afield Based on the Oscar-winning DreamWorks Animation film, Shrek: The Musical is an award-winning fairy tale adventure featuring all-new songs, a sidesplitting story and great dancing. Shrek brings all the beloved characters you know from the film to dazzling life on stage. Travel with Shrek on a life-changing journey alongside a wisecracking Donkey and a feisty princess with a big secret. Part romance, part twisted fairy tale and all irreverent fun for everyone – Shrek: The Musical is a perfect summer outing for the whole family.  See our website to plan your trip with helpful hints for playgoers. Trail to the theater opens at 1 p.m. Shows start at 2 p.m. Come early and picnic under the firs. Transportation available from Bremerton Ferry Dock at 12:20 p.m. and from KFT at 5 p.m. ($5 round-trip, reservations required). Please see our website for details. All tickets are good for any performance. No ticket fees to buy online. 2 p.m. weekends, July 25 through Aug. 16. $20, $18 students, seniors, military and… Performance Type: Theater. Age recommendation: All ages. Cost: Fee. Phone: 206-542-7815. Email: players@ForestTheater.com. Saturday, August 1, 2015, 2:00 PM – 4:30 PM. Kitsap Forest Theater 3000 Seabeck Hwy Bremerton WA 98312.

Amazing Magic

The Seattle Public Library Where: Northeast Branch. Audience: Children. Language: English. Summary: Presto-chango! World-renowned magician Maritess Zurbano will read minds, create illusions & reveal how you, too, can perform a mysterious magic trick. For ages 5 and up. Description: Enjoy a summer full of Wild Science! with The Seattle Public Library’s 2015 Summer of Learning Program! We are pleased to offer hundreds of free programs to keep you engaged and learning all summer long! Go to your favorite branch and pick up a Summer of Learning Activity Booklet. Complete as many activities as you can. Fill out and exchange the survey on the last page of the booklet for two free tickets to Woodland Park Zoo on Sept. 11, 12 or 13, while supplies last. Visit … Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. More...: http://www.spl.org/audiences/all-ages/summer-of-learning. Contact Info: Northeast Branch 206-684-7539 or Ask a Librarian. Cost: FREE. Event provided by: The Seattle Public Library. Saturday, August 1, 2015, 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM.

Wild City

The Seattle Public Library Where: Beacon Hill Branch. Audience: Children. Language: English. Summary: Journey through time as we look at changes in plant and animal communities in the Puget Sound area over the past 500 years. Ages 5 and up. Description: Enjoy a summer full of Wild Science! with The Seattle Public Library’s 2015 Summer of Learning Program! We are pleased to offer hundreds of free programs to keep you engaged and learning all summer long! Go to your favorite branch and pick up a Summer of Learning Activity Booklet. Complete as many activities as you can. Fill out and exchange the survey on the last page of the booklet for two free tickets to Woodland Park Zoo on Sept. 11, 12 or 13, while supplies last. Visit … Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. More...: http://www.spl.org/audiences/all-ages/summer-of-learning. Contact Info: Beacon Hill Branch 206-684-4711 or Ask a Librarian. Cost: FREE. Event provided by: The Seattle Public Library. Saturday, August 1, 2015, 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM.

Beauty and the Beast

Eastside Step into the enchanted world of Disney’s Beauty and the Beast. Based on the Academy-Award winning animated feature, this stage version by teens with Studio East includes all of the wonderful songs you grew up with. The classic story tells of Belle, a young woman in a provincial town, and the Beast, who is really a young prince trapped under the spell of an enchantress. If the Beast can learn to love and be loved, the curse will end and he will be transformed to his former self. But time is running out. If the Beast does not learn his lesson soon, he and his household will be doomed for all eternity. 7:30 p.m. Saturdays, 2:30 p.m. weekends through Aug. 2. $17. Performance Type: Theater. Age recommendation: Preschool. Elementary School. Middle School. High School. Cost: Fee. Phone: 425-820-1800. Saturday, August 1, 2015, 2:30 PM – 4:30 PM. Kirkland Performance Center 350 Kirkland Ave. Kirkland WA 98033.

Show Your Stripes Tour

The Seattle Public Library Where: Beacon Hill Branch. Audience: Children. Teens. Adults. Language: English. Summary: Visit several life-sized, ornate art tigers from Woodland Park Zoo as they travel around the city as part of the zoo's Show Your Stripes Tour. Description: Learn about the zoo's new Banyan Wilds exhibit featuring critically endangered Malayan tigers -- and the Library's summer of learning program, Wild Science. Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. More...: http://www.spl.org/audiences/all-ages/summer-of-learning. Contact Info: *Central Library 206-386-4636 or Ask a Librarian. Cost: FREE. Event provided by: The Seattle Public Library. Saturday, August 1, 2015, 3:00 PM – 5:00 PM.

The Muppet Movie

Seattle Area See Kermit, Miss Piggy and all their friends on the big screen. Food and drink can be ordered from your seat. 7 p.m. July 31 through Aug. 4, 3 p.m. Aug. 1-2. $8. Age recommendation: All ages. Cost: Fee. Saturday, August 1, 2015, 3:00 PM. Central Cinema 1411 21st Ave. Seattle WA 98122. For more info visit central-cinema.com.

Sleeping Beauty

North Sound Performance by young actors with Missoula Children's Theatre camp. $10, $8 ages 18 and younger. Performance Type: Theater. Age recommendation: Elementary School. Middle School. High School. Cost: Fee. Phone: 425-774-9600. Saturday, August 1, 2015, 3:00 PM. Wade James Theatre 950 Main St. Edmonds WA 98020. For more info visit app.arts-people.com.

Sleeping Beauty

North Sound Performance by young actors with Missoula Children's Theatre camp. $10, $8 ages 18 and younger. Performance Type: Theater. Age recommendation: Elementary School. Middle School. High School. Cost: Fee. Phone: 425-774-9600. Saturday, August 1, 2015, 5:30 PM. Wade James Theatre 950 Main St. Edmonds WA 98020. For more info visit app.arts-people.com.

Movie Night at Lake Union Park

Seattle Area Cap off a summer of American Spirits with a special screening of The Great Gatsby (2013, PG-13). Come before the show for live ‘20s era swing music, soda sampling, and more! Age recommendation: Middle School. High School. Cost: FREE. Pre-register: No. Phone: 206-324-1126. Saturday, August 1, 2015, 6:00 PM – 10:00 PM. Lake Union Park 860 Terry Ave. N. Seattle WA 98109. For more info visit www.mohai.org.

West Seattle Outdoor Movies

Seattle Area The West Seattle Outdoor Movies 2015 season begins Saturday, July 18th. We will be showing a new movie each Saturday for 6 weeks, featuring a wide range of awesome films including family-friendly picks, action-packed blockbusters, and cult favorites. All movies start at dusk and will be held in the courtyard between Hotwire Online Coffeehouse and Dr. Wolff, Aesthetic and Family Dentistry at 4410 California Ave. SW. There will be plenty of pre-movie activities too with live music, entertainment, movie shorts, and much more. Each movie event will also feature a fun raffle to benefit a local charity. Here’s the complete line-up: Sat, July 18th Zoolander 2001 PG-13 Sat, July 25th Singles 1992 PG-13 Sat, Aug 1st Raising Arizona 1987 PG-13 Sat, Aug 8th Big Hero 6 2014 PG Sat, Aug 15th Guardians of the Galaxy 2014 PG-13 Sat, Aug 22nd Rocky Horror Picture Show 1975 R. Age recommendation: All ages. Preschool. Elementary School. Middle School. High School. Cost: FREE. Pre-register: No. Phone: (206) 935-0904. Email: admin@wsjunction.org. Saturday, August 1, 2015, 6:30 PM – 11:30 PM. Hotwire Online Coffeehouse (Courtyard) 4410 California Ave SW Seattle, WA 98116. For more info visit westseattlemovies.blogspot.com.

Backyard Bard: The Two Gentlemen of Verona

Seattle Area Fickle Proteus and constant Valentine are the best of friends but, unbeknownst to Valentine, they become rivals in love for Sylvia. But wait! What of Julia, purportedly beloved of Proteus. Alas, her love is steadier than his and she disguises herself as a page to prove it. And of course there’s a bit with a dog. 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, August 1, 2015, 7:00 PM. Wallingford Play Field 4219 Wallingford Ave. N. Seattle WA 98103. For more info visit www.greenstage.org.

Shakespeare in the Park: Much Ado About Nothing

Seattle Area Young and innocent, Claudio and Hero’s love is put to the test when the Duke’s wicked brother, Don John, decides to stir up trouble. When her innocent cousin is slandered, Beatrice leaps to Hero’s defense and enlists the aid of Benedick, her rival in wit and a friend to Claudio. Loyalties are tested in this comedy of love, betrayal, and redemption. FREE, donations accepted. Performance Type: Theater. Age recommendation: All ages. Cost: FREE. Phone: 206-748-1551. Saturday, August 1, 2015, 7:00 PM. Dottie Harper Park 421 S.W. 146th St. Burien WA 98166. For more info visit www.greenstage.org.

Shakespeare in the Park: The Two Noble Kinsmen

Seattle Area Two noble Theban cousins, Palamon and Arcite, become prisoners of ignoble war when Athens battles Thebes. From their jail cell, the men catch sight of royal Emilia and both fall madly in love. They determine to fight for her--once each gains his freedom. Meanwhile, the Jailer’s Daughter has gone mad, too, for unrequited love of Palamon. Mortal combat, Morris dancing, and deus ex machina weave the threads of this tale to its wedded conclusion. FREE, donations accepted. Performance Type: Theater. Age recommendation: All ages. Cost: FREE. Phone: 206-748-1551. Saturday, August 1, 2015, 7:00 PM. Camp Long 5200 35th Ave. S.W. Seattle WA 98126. For more info visit www.greenstage.org.

The Muppet Movie

Seattle Area See Kermit, Miss Piggy and all their friends on the big screen. Food and drink can be ordered from your seat. 7 p.m. July 31 through Aug. 4, 3 p.m. Aug. 1-2. $8. Age recommendation: All ages. Cost: Fee. Saturday, August 1, 2015, 7:00 PM. Central Cinema 1411 21st Ave. Seattle WA 98122. For more info visit central-cinema.com.

Twelfth Night

Seattle Area Viola loves Orsino, who thinks he loves Olivia. Olivia thinks she cannot love at all, then thinks she loves Cesario who is really Viola, dressed as a man. Malvolio thinks he ought to be a gentleman, while the foolish Sir Andrew is one, but is no match for the Lady Olivia. Add in a mournful clown, a wily and witty maid, a swashbuckling brother, and you have a recipe for music, madness, mayhem, and merriment! Presented by actors in grades 6 through 9 with Seattle Public Theater's Youth Program. 7 p.m. July 31 and Aug. 1; 2 p.m. Aug. 1-2. FREE, donations encouraged to support SPT's Youth Program. Performance Type: Theater. Age recommendation: Middle School. High School. Cost: FREE. Pre-register: No. Phone: 206-524-1300. Email: cjames@seattlepublictheater.org. Saturday, August 1, 2015, 7:00 PM. Seattle Public Theater at The Bathhouse 7312 W. Green Lake Drive N. Seattle WA 98103. For more info visit www.seattlepublictheater.org.

Evan the Great

Eastside Magic show for the whole family takes place in an outdoor amphitheater overlooking the falls. Dress for the weather and bring mosquito repellant and seat cushions. Dinner available. $8 to $12. Performance Type: Other Performances. Age recommendation: All ages. Cost: Fee. Phone: 425-736-7252. Saturday, August 1, 2015, 7:00 PM. Snoqualmie Falls Forest Theater 36800 David Powell Road Fall City WA 98024. For more info visit www.foresttheater.org.

Into the Woods

Eastside The story follows a Baker and his wife who wish to have a child, Cinderella who wishes to attend the King's Festival, and Jack who wishes his cow would give milk. When the Baker and his wife learn that they cannot have a child because of a Witch's curse, the two set off on a journey to break the curse. Everyone's wish is granted, but the consequences of their actions return to haunt them later with disastrous results. Produced by participants in the Teen Workshop program. 7 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays, 2 p.m. Sundays, through Aug. 2. $15. Performance Type: Theater. Age recommendation: Elementary School. Middle School. High School. Cost: Fee. Phone: 425-881-6777. Saturday, August 1, 2015, 7:00 PM. SecondStory Repertory 16587 N.E. 74th St. Redmond WA 98052. For more info visit www.secondstoryrep.org.

Putting It Together

Eastside Drawing its title from a song in Sunday In The Park With George, Putting It Together celebrates Sondheim’s incomparable career in musical theatre. Featuring nearly 30 tunes, the story unfolds when friends gather at a posh party in a Manhattan penthouse. With a bit of imagination, they transform the apartment into the stage of an abandoned theatre, an estate in Sweden, an island outside of Paris, a street off the Roman Forum, the woods of a fairy tale, and a mythical town in the Southwest. Performed by young actors with Youth Theatre Northwest's Summerstock program. Recommended for ages 12 and older. 7 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays, 2 p.m. Sundays, July 31 through Aug. 16. $13 to $15. Performance Type: Theater. Age recommendation: Middle School. High School. Cost: Fee. Phone: 206-232-4145. Saturday, August 1, 2015, 7:00 PM. Black Box Theatre at Emmanuel Episcopal Church 4400 86th Ave. S.E. Mercer Island WA 98040. For more info visit youththeatre.org.

Shrek: The Musical

North Sound Ludus Youth Theatre presents the TONY Award-winning fairy tale adventure based on the Oscar-winning DreamWorks Animation film. Shrek: The Musical brings all the beloved characters you know from the film to life on stage, and proves there's more to the story than meets the ears. Shrek presents a treasure trove of creative opportunities including costumes, sets, puppets (there is a fire-breathing dragon, after all), and more! Irreverently fun for the whole family, Shrek proves that beauty is truly in the eye of the ogre. July 10-11, 17-18, 24-25, 31st, & August 1. Evening performances begin at 7 p.m. (doors open at 6:30 p.m.). 2 p.m. matinee on July 19 and August 1 (doors open at 1:30 p.m.). $15,  $12 ages 10 and younger. Performance Type: Theater. Age recommendation: All ages. Cost: Fee. Pre-register: No. Saturday, August 1, 2015, 7:00 PM. Everett PUD Auditorium 2320 California St. Everett WA 98201. For more info visit www.ludusyouththeatre.org.

Music & Movies

South Sound Concert (7 p.m.) and movie (dusk). The Goonies (PG) today, The Jungle Book (G) July 25, Muppets Most Wanted (PG) Aug. 1, Back to the Future 1, 2 and 3 (PG) Aug. 8. Bring blankets or chairs. Snack available for purchase. Age recommendation: All ages. Cost: FREE. Phone: 360-491-0857. Saturday, August 1, 2015, 7:00 PM. Huntamer Park 618 Woodland Square Loop S.E. Lacey WA 98503. For more info visit www.ci.lacey.wa.us.

Music Under the Stars

Seattle Area Bring a picnic, stretch out on the lawn, and enjoy a live audio broadcast of each of our Summer Festival concerts, provided directly to neighborhood parks by KING-FM. Each evening begins at 7:15 p.m. with live chamber music performed by an outstanding student ensemble, and continues at 8 p.m. with KING-FM's live broadcast, direct from Benaroya Hall. Performance Type: Music. Age recommendation: All ages. Cost: FREE. Saturday, August 1, 2015, 7:15 PM. Freeway Park Seventh Avenue and Seneca Street Seattle WA 98101. For more info visit www.seattlechambermusic.org.

Beauty and the Beast

Eastside Step into the enchanted world of Disney’s Beauty and the Beast. Based on the Academy-Award winning animated feature, this stage version by teens with Studio East includes all of the wonderful songs you grew up with. The classic story tells of Belle, a young woman in a provincial town, and the Beast, who is really a young prince trapped under the spell of an enchantress. If the Beast can learn to love and be loved, the curse will end and he will be transformed to his former self. But time is running out. If the Beast does not learn his lesson soon, he and his household will be doomed for all eternity. 7:30 p.m. Saturdays, 2:30 p.m. weekends through Aug. 2. $17. Performance Type: Theater. Age recommendation: Preschool. Elementary School. Middle School. High School. Cost: Fee. Phone: 425-820-1800. Saturday, August 1, 2015, 7:30 PM – 9:30 PM. Kirkland Performance Center 350 Kirkland Ave. Kirkland WA 98033.

Peter Pan

Eastside Village Theatre's KIDSTAGE actors perform the musical based on the book by J.M. Barrie. $20, $18 youth and seniors. Performance Type: Theater. Age recommendation: Preschool. Elementary School. Middle School. Cost: Fee. Saturday, August 1, 2015, 7:30 PM. Francis J. Gaudette Theatre 303 Front St. N. Issaquah WA 98027. For more info visit www.villagetheatre.org.

Godspell

Seattle Area Inspired by the Gospel of Matthew, Godspell boasts a Tony-nominated score featuring popular songs like “Day By Day” and “Learn Your Lessons Well.” Set against the backdrop of Seattle’s public market, our multi-talented cast sings, dances and plays their own instruments as they tell this high-energy, re-imagined story of loyalty, laughter and unconditional love. Various dates and times through Aug. 15. $15 to $37. Performance Type: Theater. Age recommendation: Elementary School. Middle School. High School. Cost: Fee. Phone: 206-781-9707. Saturday, August 1, 2015, 8:00 PM. Taproot Theatre 204 N. 85th St. Seattle WA 98103. For more info visit taproottheatre.org.

Movies at the Mural

Seattle Area The Goonies (PG) July 25, Selma (PG-13) Aug. 1, Back to the Future (PG) Aug. 8, Guardians of the Galaxy (PG-13) Aug. 15, Into the Woods (PG) Aug. 22. 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, August 1, 2015, 8:00 PM. Seattle Center Mural Amphitheater 305 Harrison St. Seattle WA 98109. For more info visit www.seattlecenter.com.

Wicked

Seattle Area Broadway musical tells the back story of the two witches of Oz. Recommended for ages 8 and older. Various dates and times July 8 through Aug. 2. $62.75 to $190.75. Performance Type: Theater. Age recommendation: Elementary School. Middle School. High School. Cost: Fee. Phone: 877-784-4849. Saturday, August 1, 2015, 8:00 PM. The Paramount Theatre 911 Pine St. Seattle WA 98101. For more info visit www.stgpresents.org.

West Side Story

South Sound Classic musical about a couple caught between warring street gangs. Rated PG. 8 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays, 2 p.m. weekends, through Aug. 2. $29, $27 students, seniors and military, $20 ages 12 and younger. Performance Type: Theater. Age recommendation: Elementary School. Middle School. High School. Cost: Fee. Phone: 253-565-6867. Email: boxoffice@tmp.org. Saturday, August 1, 2015, 8:00 PM – 10:00 PM. Tacoma Musical Playhouse 7116 Sixth Ave. Tacoma WA 98406. For more info visit tmp.org.

Popcorn in the Parks

North Sound Paddington (PG) July 11, Strange Magic (PG) July 18, Despicable Me 2 (PG) July 25, The Boxtrolls (PG) Aug. 1, Into the Woods (PG) Aug. 8, Big Hero 6 (PG) Aug. 15. Bring lawn chairs, blankets and picnic (popcorn provided). Age recommendation: All ages. Cost: FREE. Phone: 360-363-8400. Saturday, August 1, 2015, 9:00 PM. Jennings Memorial Park 6915 Armar Road Marysville WA 98270. For more info visit marysvillewa.gov.

Seafair Weekend

Seattle Area Hydroplane races on Lake Washington, south of the I-90 Bridge. Air Show features the U.S. Navy Blue Angles, Patriots Jet Team and other aircraft performing, and includes other flight demonstrations. The south beach area will host a wakeboarding demonstration. Shore activities at Genesee Park and along Lake Washington Boulevard include entertainment, food and more. Tickets for special seating available online. 8:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. July 31, 8:30 a.m. to 11 p.m. Aug. 1, 7:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. Aug. 2. Parking very limited. Age recommendation: All ages. Cost: FREE. Sunday, August 2, 2015, 7:30 AM – 6:00 PM. Genesee Park 3800 Lake Washington Blvd. S. Seattle WA 98118. For more info visit www.seafair.com.

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. 8:30 a.m. to noon weekends through Sept. 6 (no paddle July 4-5 or Aug. 1-2). $16 to $18, pre-register. Age recommendation: Elementary School. Middle School. High School. Cost: Fee. Pre-register: Yes. Phone: 425-452-2565. Sunday, August 2, 2015, 8:30 AM – 12:00 PM. Enatai Beach Park 3519 108th Ave. S.E. Bellevue WA 98004. For more info visit www.bellevuewa.gov.

Galacticon 4

Seattle Area Galacticon is the largest Battlestar Galactica celebration in the world. This event will bring the cast, crew and fans of all the Battlestar Galactica series together. Galacticon 4 will feature a variety of activities over the weekend including panels, presentations, vendors, autograph sessions, exhibitions, toys and more. See schedule online. $30, $75 weekend pass, $275 VIP pass. Age recommendation: Elementary School. Middle School. High School. Cost: Fee. Sunday, August 2, 2015, 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM. Seattle Center 305 Harrison St. Seattle WA 98109. For more info visit www.galacticon.org.

Jet Blast Bash

Seattle Area Watch the Blue Angels take off and land, plus enjoy live music, food, historic Navy airplanes, kids’ activities and more. 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Aug. 1-2. Included with admission. Included with admission. $20, $17 seniors, $12 ages 5 to 17, free military with ID and ages 4 and younger. Age recommendation: All ages. Cost: Fee. Pre-register: No. Phone: 206-764-5720. Sunday, August 2, 2015, 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM. Museum of Flight 9404 E. Marginal Way S. Seattle WA 98108. For more info visit www.museumofflight.org.

Stanwood-Camano Community Fair

North Sound Washington State's largest community fair offers entertainment, youth livestock and poultry, horse show and Western games, parade (11 a.m. Aug. 1), carnival and food. 9 a.m. to 10 p.m. July 31 and Aug. 1, 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Aug. 2. $10, $7 seniors and ages 5 to 12, free ages 4 and younger. Free parking and shuttle at Stanwood High School, 7400 272nd St. N.W. Age recommendation: All ages. Cost: Fee. Phone: 360-629-4121. Sunday, August 2, 2015, 9:00 AM – 6:00 PM. Stanwood-Camano Community Fairgrounds 6521 Pioneer Hwy. Stanwood WA 98292. For more info visit www.stanwoodcamanofair.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, August 2, 2015, 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM. Center for Wooden Boats 1010 Valley St. Seattle WA 98109. For more info visit www.atlakeunionpark.org.

UmojaFest African American Heritage Festival

Seattle Area Kids’ activities, parade (1 p.m. Aug. 1), entertainment, music, basketball tournament (Aug. 1), vendors and more. Age recommendation: All ages. Cost: FREE. Sunday, August 2, 2015, 10:00 AM – 8:00 PM. Judkins Park 2150 S. Norman St. Seattle WA 98144. For more info visit umojafamilyfest.com.

Free Japanese 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 Spanish, Mandarin, French, Japanese, or Hindi fun! To register for this class, or to find class dates and times for one of our other languages, visit www.spongeschool.com. Email your selection to info@spongeschool.com and we'll set up a free trial. Spend summer with Sponge! Age recommendation: Infant. Toddler. Preschool. Cost: FREE. Pre-register: Yes. Phone: 206-227-7138. Email: info@spongeschool.com. Sunday, August 2, 2015, 10:00 AM – 11:30 AM. ROMP 13500 Bel-Red Road Bellevue WA 98005.

FREE Military Admission Sunday

North Sound Every first Sunday of the month active, reservist, retired and gold star member families get into the Museum for FREE! Military ID is required. Age recommendation: Infant. Toddler. Preschool. Elementary School. Cost: FREE. Pre-register: No. Email: kimberleev@imaginecm.org. Sunday, August 2, 2015, 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM. Imagine Children's Museum 1502 Wall St. Everett WA 98201.

Fun Out of the Sun

North Sound Join us as we break away from the summer heat! Take advantage of mid-summer special deal and don't let summer pass you by! $10 for 2 hours of jump, play, or combo, July 27 through Aug. 2. Open weekdays 12:30 to 9 p.m. Saturdays 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Sundays 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. Restrictions apply. View details here: http://www.elevatedsportz.com/summer2015.html. Age recommendation: Toddler. Preschool. Elementary School. Middle School. High School. Cost: Fee. Phone: 425-949-4488. Email: info@elevatedsportz.com. Sunday, August 2, 2015, 10:00 AM – 9:00 PM. Elevated Sportz Ultimate Trampoline Park 18311 Bothell Everett Hwy, Suite 140 Bothell WA 98012. For more info visit www.elevatedsportz.com.

Thurston County Fair

South Sound Music, home arts demonstrations, 4-H and FFA events, carnival rides and food. 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. July 29 through Aug. 1, 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Aug. 2. $7, $6 seniors, $5 ages 6 to 14, free ages 5 and younger, $25 family. Age recommendation: All ages. Cost: Fee. Phone: 360-786-5453. Sunday, August 2, 2015, 10:00 AM – 8:00 PM. Thurston County Fairgrounds 3054 Carpenter Road S.E. Lacey WA 98503. For more info visit www.co.thurston.wa.us.

Washington Midsummer Renaissance Faire

South Sound Food, crafts, demonstrations, music, dancers, magicians, jousting and other medieval-themed entertainment. Costumes encouraged. Camping available for an additional fee, reservations required. 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. weekends through Aug. 16. $18, $14 students and seniors, $12 ages 6 to 17, free ages 5 and younger. Multi-day passes available. Age recommendation: All ages. Cost: Fee. Phone: 800-587-0172. Sunday, August 2, 2015, 10:00 AM – 7:00 PM. The Kelley Farm 20021 Sumner-Buckley Hwy. Bonney Lake WA 98391. For more info visit www.washingtonfaire.com.

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 12 through Aug. 23. Age recommendation: All ages. Cost: FREE. Sunday, August 2, 2015, 10:30 AM – 2:30 PM. Westlake Park 400 Pine St. Seattle WA 98101. For more info visit www.seattle.gov.

Wild Sharks

Seattle Area Learn about the wild sharks that live in the Puget Sound through games, stories and diver shows. 10:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. July 25 through Aug. 2. Included with admission. $21.95, $14.95 ages 4 to 12, free ages 3 and younger, discounts for military and seniors. Type of Animal Event: Aquarium Events. Age recommendation: All ages. Cost: Fee. Phone: 206-386-4300. Sunday, August 2, 2015, 10:30 AM – 3:30 PM. Seattle Aquarium Pier 59 1483 Alaskan Way Seattle WA 98101. For more info visit www.seattleaquarium.org.

Magnolia Summerfest

Seattle Area Kids parade (10 a.m. Aug. 1) followed by the main parade, youth talent show (7 p.m. Aug. 1), outdoor movie (9 p.m. Aug. 1), entertainment, craft and food vendors. Age recommendation: All ages. Cost: FREE. Phone: 206-284-5836. Sunday, August 2, 2015, 11:00 AM – 6:00 PM. Magnolia Playfield 32nd Avenue W. and W. Smith Street Seattle WA 98199. For more info visit www.magnoliasummerfest.org.

Pond Boat Sailing

Seattle Area Rent a Pirate Pond Boat to sail in Lake Union Park’s Model Boat Pond. These 39-inch pond boats are scale models of the R-Boat Pirate, which is on exhibit at The Center for Wooden Boats at South Lake Union. Sailing these miniature racing yachts is a great way to learn the basic concepts of sailing while enjoying time at the park. $5 suggested donation. Age recommendation: All ages. Toddler. Preschool. Elementary School. Middle School. Cost: Fee. Pre-register: No. Phone: 206-382-2628. Email: youthsailing@cwb.org. Sunday, August 2, 2015, 11:00 AM – 2:00 PM. Lake Union Park 860 Terry Ave. N. Seattle WA 98109. For more info visit cwb.org.

Renegade Craft Fair

Seattle Area Vendors with crafts and vintage goods, workshops, food and more. Age recommendation: All ages. Cost: FREE. Sunday, August 2, 2015, 11:00 AM – 6:00 PM. Magnuson Park Hangar 30 6310 N.E. 74th St. Seattle WA 98115. For more info visit www.renegadecraft.com.

Waterfront Whimsea Family Fun Day

Seattle Area Grab the family and get ready for the return of a Downtown Seattle favorite! The Waterfront Whimsea Family Fun Day will showcase live music from Brian Vogan and his Good Buddies, balloon animals, prizes, games and more. Age recommendation: All ages. Cost: FREE. Pre-register: No. Phone: 206-613-3206. Email: brianf@downtownseattle.org. Sunday, August 2, 2015, 11:00 AM – 3:00 PM. Waterfront Park 1301 Alaskan Way Seattle WA 98101. For more info visit www.facebook.com.

Crafts of the Past

South Sound Each weekend through September 27 a different artist will be “in-residence” at the Fort with demonstrations and displays of their work. Most will also offer guests the opportunity to try the craft themselves. Featured crafts include leather tooling, weaving, blacksmithing, Native American basketry, and broom making. See schedule online. 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, August 2, 2015, 11:00 AM – 5:00 PM. Fort Nisqually Point Defiance Park 5400 N. Pearl St. #11 Tacoma WA 98407. For more info visit www.metroparkstacoma.org.

Books on Bikes at Waterfront Whimsea

The Seattle Public Library Where: non-library location. Non-Library Location: Other. Address: Waterfront Park 1301 Alaskan Way Seattle, WA 98101. Audience: Children. Teens. Adults. Language: English. Summary: Members of The Seattle Public Library's Books on Bikes team will be at Waterfront Whimsea as a full-service library. Description: Waterfront Whimsea is a day of family fun in Waterfront Park featuring games, music, prizes and much more! Stop by our Books on Bikes trailer and get a library card, check out new books and media, learn about library programs & resources and more. Our Books on Bikes program brings Library resources to you in a park, at a festival or wherever you are! Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. This event is produced in partnership with the Downtown Seattle Association. Contact Info: *Central Library 206-386-4636 or Ask a Librarian. Cost: FREE. Event provided by: The Seattle Public Library. Sunday, August 2, 2015, 11:00 AM – 3:00 PM.

Scenic Train Rides

Eastside All aboard! Visit the Northwest Railway Museum for a unique living history train experience that has been a part of western Washington since 1957. The Northwest Railway Museum offers scenic rides through the Cascade Foothills to the top of Snoqualmie Falls. Visitors explore train cars, exhibits, and a Victorian-era depot. Regular trains operate weekends, April 4 through Oct. 18. Full passenger round- trip excursions are 75 minutes long; see schedule online. $18, $16 seniors, $10 ages 2 to 12, free younger than age 2. Age recommendation: All ages. Cost: Fee. Pre-register: No. Phone: 425-888-3030. Email: info@trainmuseum.org. Sunday, August 2, 2015, 11:30 AM – 3:15 PM. Northwest Railway Museum 38625 S.E. King St. Snoqualmie WA 98065.

Beach Exploration

Seattle Area Join beach naturalists and explore the beach at low tide. Dress for the weather; waterproof footwear recommended. Age recommendation: All ages. Cost: FREE. Sunday, August 2, 2015, 11:45 AM – 2:15 PM. Pocket beach at Olympic Sculpture Park 2901 Western Ave. Seattle WA 98121. For more info visit www.seattleaquarium.org.

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. Seahurst Park, 2220 S.W. Seahurst Park Road, Burien. Age recommendation: All ages. Cost: FREE. Pre-register: No. Phone: 206-386-4300. Sunday, August 2, 2015, 11:45 AM – 2:15 PM. Various beach locations. For more info visit www.seattleaquarium.org.

Beach Exploration

South Sound Join beach naturalists and explore the beach at low tide. Dress for the weather; waterproof footwear recommended. Age recommendation: All ages. Cost: FREE. Sunday, August 2, 2015, 11:45 AM – 2:15 PM. Des Moines Beach Park 22030 Cliff Ave. S. Des Moines WA 98198. For more info visit www.seattleaquarium.org.

Free Mandarin Class with Sponge

Seattle Area 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 Spanish, Mandarin, French, Japanese, or Hindi fun! To register for this class, or to find class dates and times for one of our other languages, visit www.spongeschool.com. Email your selection to info@spongeschool.com and we'll set up a free trial. Spend summer with Sponge! Age recommendation: Preschool. Cost: FREE. Pre-register: Yes. Phone: 206-227-7138. Email: info@spongeschool.com. Sunday, August 2, 2015, 12:30 PM – 2:00 PM. Sponge 3107 S. Day St. Seattle WA 98144.

Wicked

Seattle Area Broadway musical tells the back story of the two witches of Oz. Recommended for ages 8 and older. Various dates and times July 8 through Aug. 2. $62.75 to $190.75. Performance Type: Theater. Age recommendation: Elementary School. Middle School. High School. Cost: Fee. Phone: 877-784-4849. Sunday, August 2, 2015, 1:00 PM. The Paramount Theatre 911 Pine St. Seattle WA 98101. For more info visit www.stgpresents.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 3 and 12). Donations accepted. Closed-toe shoes required. Age recommendation: Preschool. Elementary School. Middle School. Cost: FREE. Phone: 206-275-7882. Sunday, August 2, 2015, 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.

First Sunday Family Movies: 'Meet the Robinsons'

The Seattle Public Library Where: Greenwood Branch. Audience: Children. Language: English. Summary: Now Showing: "Meet the Robinsons." Lewis is a brilliant inventor who meets a mysterious stranger named Wilbur Robinson, whisking Lewis away in a time machine. Description: Held in conjuction with Science Sunday Drop-in. Come early to play with simple science experiments in our lobby! Enjoy a summer full of Wild Science! with The Seattle Public Library’s 2015 Summer of Learning Program! We are pleased to offer hundreds of free programs to keep you engaged and learning all summer long! Go to your favorite branch and pick up a Summer of Learning Activity Booklet. Complete as many activities as you can. Fill out and exchange the survey on the last page of the… Rating: G - General Audiences. Run time: 102 minutes. View in Catalog: "Meet the Robinsons". Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required, but please arrive early to secure your ticket. Seating is limited. This film series is made possible by support from the Friends of The Seattle Public Library. More...: http://www.spl.org/audiences/all-ages/summer-of-learning. Contact Info: Greenwood Branch 206-684-4086 or Ask a Librarian. Cost: FREE. Event provided by: The Seattle Public Library. Sunday, August 2, 2015, 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM.

Twelfth Night

Seattle Area Viola loves Orsino, who thinks he loves Olivia. Olivia thinks she cannot love at all, then thinks she loves Cesario who is really Viola, dressed as a man. Malvolio thinks he ought to be a gentleman, while the foolish Sir Andrew is one, but is no match for the Lady Olivia. Add in a mournful clown, a wily and witty maid, a swashbuckling brother, and you have a recipe for music, madness, mayhem, and merriment! Presented by actors in grades 6 through 9 with Seattle Public Theater's Youth Program. 7 p.m. July 31 and Aug. 1; 2 p.m. Aug. 1-2. FREE, donations encouraged to support SPT's Youth Program. Performance Type: Theater. Age recommendation: Middle School. High School. Cost: FREE. Pre-register: No. Phone: 206-524-1300. Email: cjames@seattlepublictheater.org. Sunday, August 2, 2015, 2:00 PM. Seattle Public Theater at The Bathhouse 7312 W. Green Lake Drive N. Seattle WA 98103. For more info visit www.seattlepublictheater.org.

Free Hindi 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 Spanish, Mandarin, French, Japanese, or Hindi fun! To register for this class, or to find class dates and times for one of our other languages, visit www.spongeschool.com. Email your selection to info@spongeschool.com and we'll set up a free trial. Spend summer with Sponge! Age recommendation: Elementary School. Cost: FREE. Pre-register: Yes. Phone: 206-227-7138. Email: info@spongeschool.com. Sunday, August 2, 2015, 2:00 PM – 3:30 PM. ROMP 13500 Bel-Red Road Bellevue WA 98005.

Into the Woods

Eastside The story follows a Baker and his wife who wish to have a child, Cinderella who wishes to attend the King's Festival, and Jack who wishes his cow would give milk. When the Baker and his wife learn that they cannot have a child because of a Witch's curse, the two set off on a journey to break the curse. Everyone's wish is granted, but the consequences of their actions return to haunt them later with disastrous results. Produced by participants in the Teen Workshop program. 7 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays, 2 p.m. Sundays, through Aug. 2. $15. Performance Type: Theater. Age recommendation: Elementary School. Middle School. High School. Cost: Fee. Phone: 425-881-6777. Sunday, August 2, 2015, 2:00 PM. SecondStory Repertory 16587 N.E. 74th St. Redmond WA 98052. For more info visit www.secondstoryrep.org.

Peter Pan

Eastside Village Theatre's KIDSTAGE actors perform the musical based on the book by J.M. Barrie. $20, $18 youth and seniors. Performance Type: Theater. Age recommendation: Preschool. Elementary School. Middle School. Cost: Fee. Sunday, August 2, 2015, 2:00 PM. Francis J. Gaudette Theatre 303 Front St. N. Issaquah WA 98027. For more info visit www.villagetheatre.org.

Putting It Together

Eastside Drawing its title from a song in Sunday In The Park With George, Putting It Together celebrates Sondheim’s incomparable career in musical theatre. Featuring nearly 30 tunes, the story unfolds when friends gather at a posh party in a Manhattan penthouse. With a bit of imagination, they transform the apartment into the stage of an abandoned theatre, an estate in Sweden, an island outside of Paris, a street off the Roman Forum, the woods of a fairy tale, and a mythical town in the Southwest. Performed by young actors with Youth Theatre Northwest's Summerstock program. Recommended for ages 12 and older. 7 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays, 2 p.m. Sundays, July 31 through Aug. 16. $13 to $15. Performance Type: Theater. Age recommendation: Middle School. High School. Cost: Fee. Phone: 206-232-4145. Sunday, August 2, 2015, 2:00 PM. Black Box Theatre at Emmanuel Episcopal Church 4400 86th Ave. S.E. Mercer Island WA 98040. For more info visit youththeatre.org.

West Side Story

South Sound Classic musical about a couple caught between warring street gangs. Rated PG. 8 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays, 2 p.m. weekends, through Aug. 2. $29, $27 students, seniors and military, $20 ages 12 and younger. Performance Type: Theater. Age recommendation: Elementary School. Middle School. High School. Cost: Fee. Phone: 253-565-6867. Email: boxoffice@tmp.org. Sunday, August 2, 2015, 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM. Tacoma Musical Playhouse 7116 Sixth Ave. Tacoma WA 98406. For more info visit tmp.org.

Shrek: The Musical

Farther Afield Based on the Oscar-winning DreamWorks Animation film, Shrek: The Musical is an award-winning fairy tale adventure featuring all-new songs, a sidesplitting story and great dancing. Shrek brings all the beloved characters you know from the film to dazzling life on stage. Travel with Shrek on a life-changing journey alongside a wisecracking Donkey and a feisty princess with a big secret. Part romance, part twisted fairy tale and all irreverent fun for everyone – Shrek: The Musical is a perfect summer outing for the whole family.  See our website to plan your trip with helpful hints for playgoers. Trail to the theater opens at 1 p.m. Shows start at 2 p.m. Come early and picnic under the firs. Transportation available from Bremerton Ferry Dock at 12:20 p.m. and from KFT at 5 p.m. ($5 round-trip, reservations required). Please see our website for details. All tickets are good for any performance. No ticket fees to buy online. 2 p.m. weekends, July 25 through Aug. 16. $20, $18 students, seniors, military and… Performance Type: Theater. Age recommendation: All ages. Cost: Fee. Phone: 206-542-7815. Email: players@ForestTheater.com. Sunday, August 2, 2015, 2:00 PM – 4:30 PM. Kitsap Forest Theater 3000 Seabeck Hwy Bremerton WA 98312.

Beauty and the Beast

Eastside Step into the enchanted world of Disney’s Beauty and the Beast. Based on the Academy-Award winning animated feature, this stage version by teens with Studio East includes all of the wonderful songs you grew up with. The classic story tells of Belle, a young woman in a provincial town, and the Beast, who is really a young prince trapped under the spell of an enchantress. If the Beast can learn to love and be loved, the curse will end and he will be transformed to his former self. But time is running out. If the Beast does not learn his lesson soon, he and his household will be doomed for all eternity. 7:30 p.m. Saturdays, 2:30 p.m. weekends through Aug. 2. $17. Performance Type: Theater. Age recommendation: Preschool. Elementary School. Middle School. High School. Cost: Fee. Phone: 425-820-1800. Sunday, August 2, 2015, 2:30 PM – 4:30 PM. Kirkland Performance Center 350 Kirkland Ave. Kirkland WA 98033.

Backyard Bard: The Two Gentlemen of Verona

Seattle Area Fickle Proteus and constant Valentine are the best of friends but, unbeknownst to Valentine, they become rivals in love for Sylvia. But wait! What of Julia, purportedly beloved of Proteus. Alas, her love is steadier than his and she disguises herself as a page to prove it. And of course there’s a bit with a dog. 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, August 2, 2015, 3:00 PM. Sandel Park 9053 First Ave. N.W. Seattle WA 98117. For more info visit www.greenstage.org.

Shakespeare in the Park: Much Ado About Nothing

Seattle Area Young and innocent, Claudio and Hero’s love is put to the test when the Duke’s wicked brother, Don John, decides to stir up trouble. When her innocent cousin is slandered, Beatrice leaps to Hero’s defense and enlists the aid of Benedick, her rival in wit and a friend to Claudio. Loyalties are tested in this comedy of love, betrayal, and redemption. FREE, donations accepted. Performance Type: Theater. Age recommendation: All ages. Cost: FREE. Phone: 206-748-1551. Sunday, August 2, 2015, 3:00 PM. Discovery Park 3801 W. Government Way Seattle, WA 98199. For more info visit www.greenstage.org.

The Muppet Movie

Seattle Area See Kermit, Miss Piggy and all their friends on the big screen. Food and drink can be ordered from your seat. 7 p.m. July 31 through Aug. 4, 3 p.m. Aug. 1-2. $8. Age recommendation: All ages. Cost: Fee. Sunday, August 2, 2015, 3:00 PM. Central Cinema 1411 21st Ave. Seattle WA 98122. For more info visit central-cinema.com.

Shakespeare in the Park: The Two Noble Kinsmen

South Sound Two noble Theban cousins, Palamon and Arcite, become prisoners of ignoble war when Athens battles Thebes. From their jail cell, the men catch sight of royal Emilia and both fall madly in love. They determine to fight for her--once each gains his freedom. Meanwhile, the Jailer’s Daughter has gone mad, too, for unrequited love of Palamon. Mortal combat, Morris dancing, and deus ex machina weave the threads of this tale to its wedded conclusion. FREE, donations accepted. Performance Type: Theater. Age recommendation: All ages. Cost: FREE. Phone: 206-748-1551. Sunday, August 2, 2015, 3:00 PM. Lake Wilderness Park 22500 S.E. 248th St. Maple Valley WA 98038. For more info visit www.greenstage.org.

Backyard Bard: Macbeth

Seattle Area Prophecy leads Macbeth, the thane of Glamis, down a slope slippery with royal blood. But prophecy comes with a price far higher than he anticipates. Macbeth and his Lady must face down visions, ghosts, and madness in their quest for power. Beware the wood that walks and the man not born of woman when you seek a throne through blood. 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, August 2, 2015, 4:30 PM. Sandel Park 9053 First Ave. N.W. Seattle WA 98117. For more info visit www.greenstage.org.

Wicked

Seattle Area Broadway musical tells the back story of the two witches of Oz. Recommended for ages 8 and older. Various dates and times July 8 through Aug. 2. $62.75 to $190.75. Performance Type: Theater. Age recommendation: Elementary School. Middle School. High School. Cost: Fee. Phone: 877-784-4849. Sunday, August 2, 2015, 6:30 PM. The Paramount Theatre 911 Pine St. Seattle WA 98101. For more info visit www.stgpresents.org.

The Muppet Movie

Seattle Area See Kermit, Miss Piggy and all their friends on the big screen. Food and drink can be ordered from your seat. 7 p.m. July 31 through Aug. 4, 3 p.m. Aug. 1-2. $8. Age recommendation: All ages. Cost: Fee. Sunday, August 2, 2015, 7:00 PM. Central Cinema 1411 21st Ave. Seattle WA 98122. For more info visit central-cinema.com.

Kids' Science Activities with KidsQuest

Seattle Area KidsQuest Children's Museum will be in the park every Monday for a FREE science and technology-based kids' activity. June 29: Stomp rockets July 6: Color mixing July 13: Catapults July 27: Table bubbles Aug 3: Connecting with circuits Aug 10: GAK monsters Aug 17: Alka Seltzer rockets Aug 24: Stomp rockets Aug. 31: Catapults. Age recommendation: Toddler. Preschool. Elementary School. Cost: FREE. Pre-register: No. Phone: 206-613-3206. Monday, August 3, 2015, 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM. Westlake Park 401 Pine St. Seattle WA 98101. For more info visit www.facebook.com.

miniMondays at MOHAI

Seattle Area Each Monday in July and August, young kids can explore five different interactive stations for creative play, sensory experiences, reading and more. Activities are based on themes from the exhibits – “Transportation Innovations” in July, and “From Farm to Food” in August. Included with admission. $17, $15 seniors, $14 students, teachers and military, free ages 14 and younger. Age recommendation: Toddler. Preschool. Cost: Fee. Pre-register: No. Phone: 206-324-1126. Email: programs@mohai.org. Monday, August 3, 2015, 10:00 AM – 1:00 PM. MOHAI 860 Terry Ave. N. Seattle WA 98109. For more info visit www.mohai.org.

Kaleidoscope play & learn

The Seattle Public Library Where: Northgate Branch. Room Location: Meeting Room. Audience: Children. Language: English, Español. Summary: Kaleidoscope play & learn groups are led by trained facilitators who guide children and adults through a variety of developmental activities that promote early learning. Description: Group activities include art, music and movement, and circle time. The weekly sessions are open to parents and caregivers with children between the ages of 3 to 5. Younger and older siblings are still welcome. Space is limited -- arrive early! Adults are provided information on school readiness, early literacy, health and development, and community resources. Notes: Group is co-facilitated in English and Spanish. Younger and older siblings are welcome. Library events and programs are free and eveyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Story times are some of our most popular events! Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. More Children's Programs: http://www.spl.org/audiences/children/chi-calendar-of-events. Contact Info: Northgate Branch 206-386-1980 or Ask a Librarian. Cost: FREE. Event provided by: The Seattle Public Library. Monday, August 3, 2015, 10:30 AM – 12:00 PM.

Preschool Story Time

The Seattle Public Library Where: Capitol Hill Branch. Room Location: Meeting Room. Audience: Children. Language: English. Summary: It is story time at the Capitol Hill Branch! Bring your preschoolers to enjoy stories, rhymes, songs, fun and crafts with our children's librarian. Notes: Library events and programs are free and eveyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Story times are some of our most popular events! Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. 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. Event provided by: The Seattle Public Library. Monday, August 3, 2015, 10:30 AM – 11:00 AM.

Preschool Story Time

The Seattle Public Library Where: Rainier Beach Branch. Room Location: Meeting Room. Audience: Children. Language: English. Summary: It is story time at the Rainer Beach Branch! Bring your preschoolers to enjoy stories, rhymes, songs and fun with our children's librarian. Notes: Library events and programs are free and eveyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Story times are some of our most popular events! Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. More Children's Programs: http://www.spl.org/audiences/children/chi-calendar-of-events. Contact Info: Rainier Beach Branch 206-386-1906 or Ask a Librarian. Cost: FREE. Event provided by: The Seattle Public Library. Monday, August 3, 2015, 10:30 AM – 11:00 AM.

Free 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 Spanish, Mandarin, French, Japanese, or Hindi fun! To register for this class, or to find class dates and times for one of our other languages, visit www.spongeschool.com. Email your selection to info@spongeschool.com and we'll set up a free trial. Spend summer with Sponge! Age recommendation: Infant. Toddler. Preschool. Cost: FREE. Pre-register: Yes. Phone: 206-227-7138. Email: info@spongeschool.com. Monday, August 3, 2015, 10:30 AM – 11:30 AM. Dizzy's Tumblebus 3205 148th Ave. S.E. Bellevue WA 98007.

Musical Story Time

The Seattle Public Library Where: Central Library. Room Location: Level 1 - Faye G. Allen Children’s Center. Audience: Children. Language: English. Summary: Sing and dance in an interactive program by Soundbridge Seattle Symphony Music Discovery Center. Ages 2-5. Description: Enjoy a summer full of Wild Science! with The Seattle Public Library’s 2015 Summer of Learning Program! We are pleased to offer hundreds of free programs to keep you engaged and learning all summer long! Go to your favorite branch and pick up a Summer of Learning Activity Booklet. Complete as many activities as you can. Fill out and exchange the survey on the last page of the booklet for two free tickets to Woodland Park Zoo on Sept. 11, 12 or 13, while supplies last. Visit … Notes: Library events and programs are free and eveyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Story times are some of our most popular events! Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. More Children's Programs: http://www.spl.org/audiences/children/chi-calendar-of-events. Contact Info: *Central Library Children's Desk 206-386-4675 or Ask a Librarian. Cost: FREE. Event provided by: The Seattle Public Library. Monday, August 3, 2015, 10:30 AM – 11:30 AM.

Preschool Art and Block

Seattle Area Young children (ages birth to 5) and their caregivers are invited to come meet with others and enjoy hands-on art activities each Monday. Age recommendation: Infant. Toddler. Preschool. Cost: FREE. Phone: 206-588-4900. Monday, August 3, 2015, 11:00 AM – 12:30 PM. Neighborhood House High Point Family Resource Center 6400 Sylvan Way S.W. Seattle WA 98126. For more info visit www.nhwa.org.

Free Mandarin Class with Sponge

Seattle Area 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 Spanish, Mandarin, French, Japanese, or Hindi fun! To register for this class, or to find class dates and times for one of our other languages, visit www.spongeschool.com. Email your selection to info@spongeschool.com and we'll set up a free trial. Spend summer with Sponge! Age recommendation: Infant. Toddler. Preschool. Cost: FREE. Pre-register: Yes. Phone: 206-227-7138. Email: info@spongeschool.com. Monday, August 3, 2015, 11:30 AM – 12:30 PM. Sponge 3107 S. Day St. Seattle WA 98144.

Baby Story Time

The Seattle Public Library Where: Ballard Branch. Room Location: Miriam Twitchell Alberg and Thomas A. Alberg Meeting Room. 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 eveyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Story times are some of our most popular events! Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. 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. Event provided by: The Seattle Public Library. Monday, August 3, 2015, 12:00 PM – 12:30 PM.

Baby Story Time

The Seattle Public Library Where: Ballard Branch. Room Location: Miriam Twitchell Alberg and Thomas A. Alberg Meeting Room. 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 eveyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Story times are some of our most popular events! Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. 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. Event provided by: The Seattle Public Library. Monday, August 3, 2015, 12:45 PM – 1:15 PM.

Robot Garage

The Seattle Public Library Where: Capitol Hill Branch. Audience: Children. Teens. Language: English. Summary: Build your own exploration rover while learning about the science and history of robots with staff from the Museum of Flight. Ages 9-18. Registration required. Description: Enjoy a summer full of “Wild Science!” with The Seattle Public Library’s 2015 Summer of Learning Program!   Go to your favorite branch and pick up your Wild Science! fold-out program guide.   Attend free programs!   Fill out the survey on the last page of the guide for two free tickets to Woodland Park Zoo on Sept. 11, 12 or 13, while supplies last. Notes: Registration is required. Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. More...: http://www.spl.org/audiences/teens/teen-summer-of-learning. Contact Info: Capitol Hill Branch 206-684-4715 or Ask a Librarian. Cost: FREE. Event provided by: The Seattle Public Library. Monday, August 3, 2015, 1:00 PM – 2:30 PM.

Build a Bot - Explore EV3 and Cubelets

The Seattle Public Library Where: Broadview Branch. Audience: Children. Language: English. Summary: Build a robot and tell it what to do in this 5-part series. Instructors from Beam Experiences will show you how to build, code & compete with EV3 and Cubelet robots. For ages 9-12. Registration required. Description: Enjoy a summer full of Wild Science! with The Seattle Public Library’s 2015 Summer of Learning Program! We are pleased to offer hundreds of free programs to keep you engaged and learning all summer long! Go to your favorite branch and pick up a Summer of Learning Activity Booklet. Complete as many activities as you can. Fill out and exchange the survey on the last page of the booklet for two free tickets to Woodland Park Zoo on Sept. 11, 12 or 13, while supplies last. Visit … Notes: Registration is required. You are registering for a multi-part series that occurs Monday - Friday, August 3 - 7. Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. More...: http://www.spl.org/audiences/all-ages/summer-of-learning. Contact Info: Broadview Branch 206-684-7519 or Ask a Librarian. Cost: FREE. Event provided by: The Seattle Public Library. Monday, August 3, 2015, 1:30 PM – 3:30 PM.

Teen Computer Classes

The Seattle Public Library Where: Central Library. Room Location: Level 4 - Room 3 - Boeing Technology Training Center. Class type: Job Skills. Audience: Teens. Language: English. Summary: Drop in to improve your computer skills. Topics will include basic and intermediate Internet, Excel and Word. Class Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Contact Info: *Central Library 206-386-4636 or Ask a Librarian. Cost: FREE. Event provided by: The Seattle Public Library. Monday, August 3, 2015, 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM.

Library Play Time

The Seattle Public Library Where: Magnolia Branch. Room Location: Meeting Room. 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. Event provided by: The Seattle Public Library. Monday, August 3, 2015, 3:00 PM – 5:00 PM.

Mobile Sway: Make Media that Persuades People to Take Action

The Seattle Public Library Where: Douglass-Truth Branch. Audience: Teens. Language: English. Summary: Learn how to take your message and make a documentary video to rally others to your cause in this 3-part workshop with Reel Grrls. Ages 14-19. Registration required. Description: Learn to watch, analyze and create a powerful message with everyday technology. Teens will earn service learning credit for participation in this program. Registration and applications required. Enjoy a summer full of Wild Science! with The Seattle Public Library’s 2015 Summer of Learning Program!   Go to your favorite branch and pick up your Wild Science! fold-out program guide.   Attend free programs!   Fill out the survey on the last page of the guide for two free tickets to Woodland Park… Notes: Registration and applications are required. You are registering for a multi-part series that occurs on Mondays, July 6, 20 August 3. Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. More...: http://www.spl.org/audiences/teens/teen-summer-of-learning. Contact Info: Douglass-Truth Branch 206-684-4704 or Ask a Librarian. Cost: FREE. Event provided by: The Seattle Public Library. Monday, August 3, 2015, 4:00 PM – 6:00 PM.

Baby Story Time

The Seattle Public Library Where: Green Lake Branch. Room Location: Mary Alice Cooley Meeting Room. Audience: Children. Language: English. Summary: It is story time at the Green Lake Branch! Bring your babies (0 - 12 months) to enjoy knee bounces, tummy tickles, songs and fun with our children's librarian. Notes: Library events and programs are free and eveyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Story times are some of our most popular events! Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. More Children's Programs: http://www.spl.org/audiences/children/chi-calendar-of-events. Contact Info: Green Lake Branch 206-684-7547 or Ask a Librarian. Cost: FREE. Event provided by: The Seattle Public Library. Monday, August 3, 2015, 6:30 PM – 7:00 PM.

Family Story Time

The Seattle Public Library Where: High Point Branch. Room Location: Meeting Room. Audience: Children. Language: English. Summary: It is story time at the High Point Branch! Bring your children of all ages to enjoy stories, rhymes, songs and fun with our children's librarian. Notes: Library events and programs are free and eveyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Story times are some of our most popular events! Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. More Children's Programs: http://www.spl.org/audiences/children/chi-calendar-of-events. Contact Info: High Point Branch 206-684-7454 or Ask a Librarian. Cost: FREE. Event provided by: The Seattle Public Library. Monday, August 3, 2015, 6:30 PM – 7:15 PM.

All About Puberty: Parents and Boys Together

Seattle Area This class provides a perfect opportunity to build a bridge with your 9- to 12-year-old to demystify the challenges of puberty. The focus of this fun, interactive class is to open and enhance communication between parents and preteens and explain the physical and emotional changes ahead. Taught in partnership with Planned Parenthood of the Great Northwest. $35 per family (fee includes two adults and one child), $5 each additional adult or child in the same family. For more information or to register, please visit www.swedish.org or call 1-800-SWEDISH. Age recommendation: Middle School. Cost: Fee. Pre-register: Yes. Phone: 800-793-3474. Monday, August 3, 2015, 6:30 PM – 9:00 PM. Swedish Medical Center, Ballard Campus 5300 Tallman Ave. N.W. Seattle, WA 98107-3932. For more info visit www2.eventsvc.com.

Kids Club Entertainment Series

South Sound Eric Ode July 20, Eli Rosenblatt July 27, The Not-Its! Aug. 3, Ian Dobson's Steel Drum Party Aug. 10, Reptile Man Aug. 17, Caspar Babypants Aug. 24, touch-a-truck Aug. 31. FREE. Performance Type: Other Performances. Age recommendation: All ages. Cost: FREE. Pre-register: No. Monday, August 3, 2015, 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.

Pajama Story Time

The Seattle Public Library Where: Queen Anne Branch. Audience: Children. Language: English. Summary: It is story time at the Queen Anne Branch! All ages are welcome to join us for stories, songs and crafts. You can wear your pajamas! Notes: Library events and programs are free and eveyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Story times are some of our most popular events! Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. More Children's Programs: http://www.spl.org/audiences/children/chi-calendar-of-events. Contact Info: Queen Anne Branch 206-386-4227 or Ask a Librarian. Cost: FREE. Event provided by: The Seattle Public Library. Monday, August 3, 2015, 6:45 PM – 7:15 PM.

The Muppet Movie

Seattle Area See Kermit, Miss Piggy and all their friends on the big screen. Food and drink can be ordered from your seat. 7 p.m. July 31 through Aug. 4, 3 p.m. Aug. 1-2. $8. Age recommendation: All ages. Cost: Fee. Monday, August 3, 2015, 7:00 PM. Central Cinema 1411 21st Ave. Seattle WA 98122. For more info visit central-cinema.com.

Kaleidoscope Play & Learn

The Seattle Public Library Where: Lake City Branch. Room Location: Meeting Room. Audience: Children. Language: English. Summary: The Kaleidoscope play & learn group provides a fun and age-appropriate learning environment for children ages birth to 5. Description: Children listen to stories, sing songs and do simple arts and crafts with their caregivers during the group time. There is also play time for children to explore various toys and play activities. Schedule: 10 a.m. - Free play and circle time for children & caregivers 11:30 a.m. - Caregivers are encouraged to bring a lunch or snack and eat together while children play. This group helps prepare children for preschool and kindergarten learning environments, as well as building relationship with other c… Notes: Library events and programs are free and eveyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Story times are some of our most popular events! Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. 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. Event provided by: The Seattle Public Library. Tuesday, August 4, 2015, 10:00 AM – 11:30 AM.

$1 Summer Movie Express

Seattle Area See a family movie for $1 every Tuesday and Wednesday at participating Regal Cinemas through August 19. Schedule: The Nut Job (June 23), Annie (June 24), Earth to Echo (June 30), The Boxtrolls (July 1), Paddington (July 7), Turbo (July 8), Rio 2 (July 14), How to Train Your Dragon 2 (July 15), Mr. Peabody & Sherman (July 21), The Book of Life (July 22), Night at the Museum: Secret of the Tomb (July 28), Penguins of Madagascar (July 29), Madagascar 3 (Aug. 4), Dolphin Tale 2 (Aug. 5), Muppets Most Wanted (Aug. 11), Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day (Aug. 12), The LEGO Movie (Aug. 18), The SpongeBob Movie: Sponge Out of Water (Aug. 19). Age recommendation: All ages. Cost: Fee. Tuesday, August 4, 2015, 10:00 AM. Regal The Landing Stadium 14 & RPX 900 N. 10th Place Renton WA 98057. For more info visit www.regmovies.com.

$1 Summer Movie Express

Seattle Area See a family movie for $1 every Tuesday and Wednesday at participating Regal Cinemas through August 19. Schedule: The Nut Job (June 23), Annie (June 24), Earth to Echo (June 30), The Boxtrolls (July 1), Paddington (July 7), Turbo (July 8), Rio 2 (July 14), How to Train Your Dragon 2 (July 15), Mr. Peabody & Sherman (July 21), The Book of Life (July 22), Night at the Museum: Secret of the Tomb (July 28), Penguins of Madagascar (July 29), Madagascar 3 (Aug. 4), Dolphin Tale 2 (Aug. 5), Muppets Most Wanted (Aug. 11), Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day (Aug. 12), The LEGO Movie (Aug. 18), The SpongeBob Movie: Sponge Out of Water (Aug. 19). Age recommendation: All ages. Cost: Fee. Tuesday, August 4, 2015, 10:00 AM. Regal Thornton Place Stadium 14 & IMAX 301 N.E. 103rd St. Seattle WA 98125. For more info visit www.regmovies.com.

Village Playdays

Seattle Area Free story time, crafts and fun activities for kids. Attend a Village Playdays event and receive a Playdays Pass featuring special offers to select U Village shops and restaurants. See online for more details. Age recommendation: Toddler. Preschool. Cost: FREE. Phone: 206-523-0622. Tuesday, August 4, 2015, 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM. University Village 2623 N.E. University Village St. Seattle WA 98105. For more info visit www.uvillage.com.

$1 Summer Movie Express

Eastside See a family movie for $1 every Tuesday and Wednesday at participating Regal Cinemas through August 19. Schedule: The Nut Job (June 23), Annie (June 24), Earth to Echo (June 30), The Boxtrolls (July 1), Paddington (July 7), Turbo (July 8), Rio 2 (July 14), How to Train Your Dragon 2 (July 15), Mr. Peabody & Sherman (July 21), The Book of Life (July 22), Night at the Museum: Secret of the Tomb (July 28), Penguins of Madagascar (July 29), Madagascar 3 (Aug. 4), Dolphin Tale 2 (Aug. 5), Muppets Most Wanted (Aug. 11), Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day (Aug. 12), The LEGO Movie (Aug. 18), The SpongeBob Movie: Sponge Out of Water (Aug. 19). Age recommendation: All ages. Cost: Fee. Tuesday, August 4, 2015, 10:00 AM. Regal Bella Bottega Stadium 11 8890 N.E. 161st Ave. Redmond WA 98052. For more info visit www.regmovies.com.

Children’s Concert Series

Eastside Cowboy Buck & Elizabeth July 7, Johnny Bregar July 14, Recess Monkey July 21, The Brian Waite Band July 28, Brian Vogan and His Good Buddies Aug. 4, The Not-Its! Aug. 11, Caspar Babypants Aug. 18. Performance Type: Music. Age recommendation: Infant. Toddler. Preschool. Elementary School. Cost: FREE. Tuesday, August 4, 2015, 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM. Juanita Beach Park 9703 N.E. Juanita Drive Kirkland WA 98034. For more info visit www.kirklandsummerconcerts.org.

Drop-In Toddler Art

Eastside Children will learn foundational and creative art skills in a friendly and encouraging environment from inspirational teachers. Classes are timed to work with school schedules and supplies are provided for most youth classes. This is a facilitated class for ages 2 to 4 with an adult. $10 drop-in (punch card available). Age recommendation: Toddler. Cost: Fee. Phone: 425-822-7161. Email: sbeggs@kirklandartscenter.org. Tuesday, August 4, 2015, 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM. Kirkland Arts Center 620 Market St. Kirkland WA 98004. For more info visit www.kirklandartscenter.org.

$1 Summer Movie Express

Farther Afield See a family movie for $1 every Tuesday and Wednesday at participating Regal Cinemas through August 19. Schedule: The Nut Job (June 23), Annie (June 24), Earth to Echo (June 30), The Boxtrolls (July 1), Paddington (July 7), Turbo (July 8), Rio 2 (July 14), How to Train Your Dragon 2 (July 15), Mr. Peabody & Sherman (July 21), The Book of Life (July 22), Night at the Museum: Secret of the Tomb (July 28), Penguins of Madagascar (July 29), Madagascar 3 (Aug. 4), Dolphin Tale 2 (Aug. 5), Muppets Most Wanted (Aug. 11), Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day (Aug. 12), The LEGO Movie (Aug. 18), The SpongeBob Movie: Sponge Out of Water (Aug. 19). Age recommendation: All ages. Cost: Fee. Tuesday, August 4, 2015, 10:00 AM. Regal South Sound Cinema 10 1435 Olney Ave. S.E. Port Orchard WA 98366. For more info visit www.regmovies.com.

Baby Story Time

The Seattle Public Library Where: Southwest Branch. Room Location: Meeting Room. Audience: Children. Language: English. Summary: It is story time at the Southwest Branch! Bring your babies to enjoy stories, rhymes, songs and fun with our children's librarian. Notes: Library events and programs are free and eveyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Story times are some of our most popular events! Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. More Children's Programs: http://www.spl.org/audiences/children/chi-calendar-of-events. Contact Info: Southwest Branch 206-684-7455 or Ask a Librarian. Cost: FREE. Event provided by: The Seattle Public Library. Tuesday, August 4, 2015, 10:30 AM – 11:00 AM.

Preschool Story Time

The Seattle Public Library Where: Northeast Branch. Room Location: Meeting Room. Audience: Children. Language: English. Summary: It is story time at the Northeast Branch! Bring your preschoolers to enjoy stories, rhymes, songs and fun with our children's librarian. Notes: Library events and programs are free and eveyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Story times are some of our most popular events! Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. More Children's Programs: http://www.spl.org/audiences/children/chi-calendar-of-events. Contact Info: Northeast Branch 206-684-7539 or Ask a Librarian. Cost: FREE. Event provided by: The Seattle Public Library. Tuesday, August 4, 2015, 10:30 AM – 11:00 AM.

Toddler Story Time

The Seattle Public Library Where: West Seattle Branch. Room Location: Meeting Room. Audience: Children. Language: English. Summary: It's Toddler Story Time at the West Seattle Branch! Bring your toddlers to enjoy stories, rhymes, songs and fun with our children's librarian. For children ages 2 - 3. Notes: Library events and programs are free and eveyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Story times are some of our most popular events! Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. More Children's Programs: http://www.spl.org/audiences/children/chi-calendar-of-events. Contact Info: West Seattle Branch 206-684-7444 or Ask a Librarian. Cost: FREE. Event provided by: The Seattle Public Library. Tuesday, August 4, 2015, 10:30 AM – 11:00 AM.

Toddler Story Time

The Seattle Public Library Where: Broadview Branch. Room Location: Meeting Room. Audience: Children. Language: English. Summary: It is story time at the Broadview Branch. Bring your preschoolers and toddlers to enjoy stories, rhymes, songs and fun with our children's librarian. Notes: Library events and programs are free and eveyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Story times are some of our most popular events! Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. More Children's Programs: http://www.spl.org/audiences/children/chi-calendar-of-events. Contact Info: Broadview Branch 206-684-7519 or Ask a Librarian. Cost: FREE. Event provided by: The Seattle Public Library. Tuesday, August 4, 2015, 10:30 AM – 11:30 AM.

Toddler Story Time

The Seattle Public Library Where: Beacon Hill Branch. Room Location: Friends of The Seattle Public Library Meeting Room. Audience: Children. Language: English. Summary: It is story time at the Beacon Hill Branch! Bring your toddlers to enjoy stories, rhymes, songs and fun with our children's librarian. Notes: Library events and programs are free and eveyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Story times are some of our most popular events! Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. More Children's Programs: http://www.spl.org/audiences/children/chi-calendar-of-events. Contact Info: Beacon Hill Branch 206-684-4711 or Ask a Librarian. Cost: FREE. Event provided by: The Seattle Public Library. Tuesday, August 4, 2015, 10:30 AM – 11:00 AM.

Toddler Story Time with Ms. Mynique!

The Seattle Public Library Where: Douglass-Truth Branch. Room Location: The Gayton Family Meeting Room. Audience: Children. Language: English. Summary: It is Toddler Story Time at the Douglass-Truth Branch! Bring your toddlers to enjoy stories, rhymes, songs and fun with our children's librarian, Ms. Mynique, then stay and play with age appropriate toys! Notes: Library events and programs are free and eveyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Story times are some of our most popular events! Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. More Children's Programs: http://www.spl.org/audiences/children/chi-calendar-of-events. Contact Info: Douglass-Truth Branch 206-684-4704 or Ask a Librarian. Cost: FREE. Event provided by: The Seattle Public Library. Tuesday, August 4, 2015, 10:30 AM – 11:00 AM.

Free Spanish Class with Sponge

Seattle Area 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 Spanish, Mandarin, French, Japanese, or Hindi fun! To register for this class, or to find class dates and times for one of our other languages, visit www.spongeschool.com. Email your selection to info@spongeschool.com and we'll set up a free trial. Spend summer with Sponge! Age recommendation: Infant. Toddler. Preschool. Cost: FREE. Pre-register: Yes. Phone: 206-227-7138. Email: info@spongeschool.com. Tuesday, August 4, 2015, 10:30 AM – 11:30 AM. Sponge 3107 S. Day St. Seattle WA 98144.

Eric Ode: How to Fool a Dragon (And Save the World)

Eastside Who will win when three knights and one little boy set off to defeat a sinister dragon? Find out in a performance presented by Bellevue Friends of the Library, in partnership with Bellevue Parks & Community Services. Eric Ode, children's singer, songwriter, author, and poet, uses American Sign Language and other hand motions, body movement, finger plays, children's books, poems, puppets, and props. This program will teach, engage, and entertain as we set off on our adventure. Performance Type: Music. Age recommendation: Infant. Toddler. Preschool. Elementary School. Cost: FREE. Phone: 425-452-7688. Tuesday, August 4, 2015, 10:30 AM – 11:30 AM. Kelsey Creek Farm Park Amphitheater 410 130th Pl. S.E. Bellevue WA 98005. For more info visit www.bellevuewa.gov.

Grupo de Juego en Español/Spanish Playgroup

Seattle Area ¡Venga para jugar, leer, y cantar en español! Este grupo es para niños que tienen 0 a 5 años y sus padres o otras personas que los cuidan. Se necesita llenar una hoja de registración en su primera vez. Come to play, read, and sing in Spanish! This group is for children birth through 5 years old and their parents or caregivers. All levels of Spanish are welcome. First time families will need to fill out a registration form. Age recommendation: Infant. Toddler. Preschool. Cost: FREE. Pre-register: No. Phone: 206-694-6849. Email: saraht@familyworksseattle.org. Tuesday, August 4, 2015, 11:00 AM – 12:30 PM. FamilyWorks 1501 N. 45th St, Seattle WA 98103.

Kids Club Entertainment Series

South Sound Son of Reptile Man July 21, Cowboy Buck and Elizabeth July 28, Last Leaf Theater Aug. 4, Jeff Evans Aug. 11, Juggletunes Aug. 18, Ronald McDonald Aug. 25, touch-a-truck Sept. 1. FREE. Performance Type: Other Performances. Age recommendation: All ages. Cost: FREE. Pre-register: No. Tuesday, August 4, 2015, 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM. Allan Yorke Park 7203 W. Tapps Hwy. E. Bonney Lake WA 98391. For more info visit www.ci.bonney-lake.wa.us.

Free Spanish Class with Sponge

Seattle Area 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 Spanish, Mandarin, French, Japanese, or Hindi fun! To register for this class, or to find class dates and times for one of our other languages, visit www.spongeschool.com. Email your selection to info@spongeschool.com and we'll set up a free trial. Spend summer with Sponge! Age recommendation: Preschool. Cost: FREE. Pre-register: Yes. Phone: 206-227-7138. Email: info@spongeschool.com. Tuesday, August 4, 2015, 11:30 AM – 1:00 PM. Sponge 3107 S. Day St. Seattle WA 98144.

Lunchtime Science Stories and Activities

The Seattle Public Library Where: Lake City Branch. Audience: Children. Language: English. Summary: It is story time in the park next to the Lake City Branch! Bring your children from birth to age 8 to enjoy stories and science! Hunger Intervention Program provides weekday summer lunches at noon for all youth under 18! Notes: Library events and programs are free and eveyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Story times are some of our most popular events! Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. 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. Event provided by: The Seattle Public Library. Tuesday, August 4, 2015, 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM.

Play Day in the Neighborhood

Seattle Area Come play classic outdoor games like croquet and horseshoes, and enjoy a root beer float. Age recommendation: All ages. Cost: FREE. Pre-register: No. Phone: 206-386-4283. Tuesday, August 4, 2015, 12:00 PM – 3:00 PM. Northgate Community Center 10510 Fifth Ave. N.E. Seattle WA 98125. For more info visit www.seattle.gov.

Shoreline Noon Concert Series

Seattle Area Enjoy outdoor family-friendly performances at two different Shoreline parks every Tuesday at noon through Aug. 11. FREE. July 7: Reptile Isle reptile show (Richmond Beach Saltwater Park) July 14: Arturo Rodriquez & the Rhythm Abassadors (Hamlin Park) July 21: Matt Baker, juggler (Richmond Beach Saltwater Park) July 28: Anzanga Marimba Ensemble (Hamlin Park) Aug. 4: Recess Monkey (Richmond Beach Saltwater Park) Aug. 11: Johnny Bregar (Hamlin Park). Performance Type: Music. Age recommendation: All ages. Cost: FREE. Pre-register: No. Phone: 206-801-2600. Tuesday, August 4, 2015, 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM. Richmond Beach Saltwater Park 2021 N.W. 190th St. Shoreline WA 98177. For more info visit shorelinewa.gov.

Hazel Miller Plaza Concerts

North Sound Roberto the Magnificent July 21, Paul Lippert July 28, Eric Haines Aug. 4, Sounds of the Caribbean Aug. 11, Cap’n Arrr Aug. 18, The Shed Players Aug. 25. Performance Type: Other Performances. Age recommendation: All ages. Cost: FREE. Pre-register: No. Tuesday, August 4, 2015, 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM. Hazel Miller Plaza Fifth Avenue S. and Maple Street Edmonds WA 98020. For more info visit www.edmondswa.gov.

Noon Tunes

South Sound Tim Noah July 14, Reptile Isle July 21, Tweenland July 28, The Rowdy Refs Aug. 4, Trevor & Lorena Aug. 11, Recess Monkey Aug. 18. Performance Type: Other Performances. Age recommendation: All ages. Cost: FREE. Phone: 253 841-5457. Tuesday, August 4, 2015, 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM. Pioneer Park 324 S. Meridian Puyallup WA. For more info visit www.puyallupparksandrec.com.

Baby Story Time

The Seattle Public Library Where: Douglass-Truth Branch. Room Location: The Gayton Family Meeting Room. Audience: Children. Language: English. Summary: It's baby story time at the Douglass-Truth Branch! Bring your babies (0-12 mos) to enjoy stories, bouncing rhymes, movement, music and fun with our children's librarian, Ms. Lynn. Notes: Library events and programs are free and eveyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Story times are some of our most popular events! Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. More Children's Programs: http://www.spl.org/audiences/children/chi-calendar-of-events. Contact Info: Douglass-Truth Branch 206-684-4704 or Ask a Librarian. Cost: FREE. Event provided by: The Seattle Public Library. Tuesday, August 4, 2015, 1:00 PM – 1:45 PM.

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 3 and 12). Donations accepted. Closed-toe shoes required. Age recommendation: Preschool. Elementary School. Middle School. Cost: FREE. Phone: 206-275-7882. Tuesday, August 4, 2015, 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.

Kiwanis KidsFirst! Series

Eastside Weekly concerts for kids at a variety of locations in Sammamish. Shows at 1 p.m. unless otherwise noted. July 7: Eli Rosenblatt, Commons Plaza, 801 228th Ave. S.E. July 14: The Harmonica Pocket, Beaver Lake Park, 25101 S.E. 24th St. July 21: Duo Finelli, East Sammamish Park, 21300 N.E. 16th St. July 28: Knights of Veritas (2 p.m.), Commons Plaza, 801 228th Ave. S.E. Aug. 4: Alex Zerbe, Commons Plaza, 801 228th Ave. S.E. Aug. 11: The Not-Its! Beaver Lake Park, 25101 S.E. 24th St. Aug. 18: Rick Huddle, Commons Plaza, 801 228th Ave. S.E.  Aug. 25: Tim Noah, East Sammamish Park, 21300 N.E. 16th St. Performance Type: Music. Age recommendation: All ages. Cost: FREE. Tuesday, August 4, 2015, 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM. Sammamish Commons Plaza 801 228th Ave. S.E. Sammamish WA 98075. For more info visit www.sammamish.us.

Kaleidoscope play & learn

The Seattle Public Library Where: High Point Branch. Room Location: Meeting Room. Audience: Children. Language: English, Soomaali. Summary: Kaleidoscope play & learn groups are led by trained facilitators who guide children and adults through a variety of developmental activities that promote early learning. Description: Activities include art, music and movement, and circle time. The weekly sessions are open to parents and caregivers with children between the ages of 3 to 5. Younger and older siblings are still welcome. Space is limited -- arrive early! Adults are provided information on school readiness, early literacy, health and development, and community resources. Notes: Group is co-facilitated in English and Somali. Younger and older siblings are welcome. Library events and programs are free and eveyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Story times are some of our most popular events! Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. More Children's Programs: http://www.spl.org/audiences/children/chi-calendar-of-events. Contact Info: High Point Branch 206-684-7454 or Ask a Librarian. Cost: FREE. Event provided by: The Seattle Public Library. Tuesday, August 4, 2015, 1:30 PM – 3:00 PM.

Build a Bot - Explore EV3 and Cubelets

The Seattle Public Library Where: Broadview Branch. Audience: Children. Language: English. Summary: Build a robot and tell it what to do in this 5-part series. Instructors from Beam Experiences will show you how to build, code & compete with EV3 and Cubelet robots. For ages 9-12. Registration required. Description: Enjoy a summer full of Wild Science! with The Seattle Public Library’s 2015 Summer of Learning Program! We are pleased to offer hundreds of free programs to keep you engaged and learning all summer long! Go to your favorite branch and pick up a Summer of Learning Activity Booklet. Complete as many activities as you can. Fill out and exchange the survey on the last page of the booklet for two free tickets to Woodland Park Zoo on Sept. 11, 12 or 13, while supplies last. Visit … Notes: Registration is required. You are registering for a multi-part series that occurs Monday - Friday, August 3 - 7. Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. More...: http://www.spl.org/audiences/all-ages/summer-of-learning. Contact Info: Broadview Branch 206-684-7519 or Ask a Librarian. Cost: FREE. Event provided by: The Seattle Public Library. Tuesday, August 4, 2015, 1:30 PM – 3:30 PM.

Amazing Magic

The Seattle Public Library Where: Northgate Branch. Audience: Children. Language: English. Summary: Presto-chango! World-renowned magician Maritess Zurbano will read minds, create illusions & reveal how you, too, can perform a mysterious magic trick. For ages 5 and up. Description: Enjoy a summer full of Wild Science! with The Seattle Public Library’s 2015 Summer of Learning Program! We are pleased to offer hundreds of free programs to keep you engaged and learning all summer long! Go to your favorite branch and pick up a Summer of Learning Activity Booklet. Complete as many activities as you can. Fill out and exchange the survey on the last page of the booklet for two free tickets to Woodland Park Zoo on Sept. 11, 12 or 13, while supplies last. Visit … Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. More...: http://www.spl.org/audiences/all-ages/summer-of-learning. Contact Info: Northgate Branch 206-386-1980 or Ask a Librarian. Cost: FREE. Event provided by: The Seattle Public Library. Tuesday, August 4, 2015, 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM.

Roustabout Circus

The Seattle Public Library Where: Central Library. Audience: Children. Language: English. Summary: Enjoy a performance by Roustabout Circus, featuring juggling, clowning, acrobatics, music and magic. Audience participation encouraged! Ages 5 and up. Description: Enjoy a summer full of Wild Science! with The Seattle Public Library’s 2015 Summer of Learning Program! We are pleased to offer hundreds of free programs to keep you engaged and learning all summer long! Go to your favorite branch and pick up a Summer of Learning Activity Booklet. Complete as many activities as you can. Fill out and exchange the survey on the last page of the booklet for two free tickets to Woodland Park Zoo on Sept. 11, 12 or 13, while supplies last. Visit … Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. More...: http://www.spl.org/audiences/all-ages/summer-of-learning. Contact Info: *Central Library Children's Desk 206-386-4675 or Ask a Librarian. Cost: FREE. Event provided by: The Seattle Public Library. Tuesday, August 4, 2015, 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM.

CANCELED - Mindreading, Hypnotism and Illusion!

The Seattle Public Library Where: Northgate Branch. Audience: Teens. Language: English. Summary: Develop superhero powers like reading minds, predicting the future and creating illusions, then produce a YouTube video demonstrating your newfound abilities. Ages 13-18. Registration required. Description: Enjoy a summer full of Wild Science! with The Seattle Public Library’s 2015 Summer of Learning Program!   Go to your favorite branch and pick up your Wild Science! fold-out program guide.   Attend free programs!   Fill out the survey on the last page of the guide for two free tickets to Woodland Park Zoo on Sept. 11, 12 or 13, while supplies last. Notes: Registration is required. Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. More...: http://www.spl.org/audiences/teens/teen-summer-of-learning. Contact Info: Northgate Branch 206-386-1980 or Ask a Librarian. Cost: FREE. Event provided by: The Seattle Public Library. Tuesday, August 4, 2015, 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM.

Intro to Programming: Python Game

The Seattle Public Library Where: Douglass-Truth Branch. Audience: Teens. Language: English. Summary: Use your creativity and critical thinking skills to code games that you can play and share with your friends in a 4-part series. For ages 10-15. Registration required. Description: Enjoy a summer full of Wild Science! with The Seattle Public Library’s 2015 Summer of Learning Program!   Go to your favorite branch and pick up your Wild Science! fold-out program guide.   Attend free programs!   Fill out the survey on the last page of the guide for two free tickets to Woodland Park Zoo on Sept. 11, 12 or 13, while supplies last. Notes: Registration is required. You are registering for a multi-part series that occurs Tuesdays, July 14, 21, 28, August 4. Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. More...: http://www.spl.org/audiences/teens/teen-summer-of-learning. Contact Info: Douglass-Truth Branch 206-684-4704 or Ask a Librarian. Cost: FREE. Event provided by: The Seattle Public Library. Tuesday, August 4, 2015, 3:00 PM – 5:00 PM.

Drop-In Chess

The Seattle Public Library Where: High Point Branch. Room Location: Meeting Room. Audience: Children. Language: English. Summary: Come play a game of chess! Children and teens are invited to drop by for fun and casual games of chess. Description: All skill levels are welcome. Chess sets and guidance by an adult chess coach will be available. Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Contact Info: High Point Branch 206-684-7454 or Ask a Librarian. Cost: FREE. Event provided by: The Seattle Public Library. Tuesday, August 4, 2015, 4:00 PM – 5:30 PM.

Detective Cookie’s Urban Youth Chess Club

The Seattle Public Library Where: non-library location. Room Location: Meeting Room. Address: Night Out event on 52nd St (between McDonalds & Safeway) 9262 Rainier Ave S, Seattle, WA 98118. Audience: Children. Teens. Adults. Language: English. Summary: Children and teens, ages 7 and up, are invited to join the group. Family and community members are also welcome. Drop by to learn and play chess! Description: This urban chess club has been ongoing since February 2007. New members are always welcome. Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Contact Info: Rainier Beach Branch 206-386-1906 or Ask a Librarian. Cost: FREE. Event provided by: The Seattle Public Library. Tuesday, August 4, 2015, 4:30 PM – 7:30 PM.

National Night Out Ice Cream Social

North Sound Meet your neighbors at the library during National Night Out Against Crime and enjoy ice cream, door prizes, a magician, balloon art, crafts, and Everett police and fire equipment and personnel. Cost: FREE. Age recommendation: All ages. Phone: 425-257-8250. Tuesday, August 4, 2015, 5:30 PM. Everett Library Evergreen Branch 9512 Evergreen Way Everett WA 98204. For more info visit epls.org.

The Stories That Bind Us

The Seattle Public Library Where: NewHolly Branch. Audience: Teens. Adults. Language: English. Summary: Explore your history and build community through dialogue, stories and sharing in a 3-part series with local performing artist Franchesska Berry. For ages 13 and up. Registration is required. Description: Enjoy a summer full of Wild Science! with The Seattle Public Library’s 2015 Summer of Learning Program!   Go to your favorite branch and pick up your Wild Science! fold-out program guide.   Attend free programs!   Fill out the survey on the last page of the guide for two free tickets to Woodland Park Zoo on Sept. 11, 12 or 13, while supplies last. Notes: Registration is required. You are registering for a multi-part series that occurs Tuesdays, July 21, 28, August 4. Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. More...: http://www.spl.org/audiences/teens/teen-summer-of-learning. Contact Info: NewHolly Branch 206-386-1905 or Ask a Librarian. Cost: FREE. Event provided by: The Seattle Public Library. Tuesday, August 4, 2015, 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM.

¡Hora de cuentos! (Spanish Family Story Time)

The Seattle Public Library Where: South Park Branch. Audience: Children. Language: Español. Summary: ¡Es una hora de cuentos para los niños y sus familias! (It's Spanish story time for children and their families!). Description: Niños y sus familias están invitados a celebrar cuentos, canciones, y juegos divertidos en español con las narradoras de cuentos infantiles Xiomara Melgar de El Salvador. ¡Gratis! Notes: Library events and programs are free and eveyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Story times are some of our most popular events! Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Translation: Children and their families are invited to enjoy stories, songs and fun activities in Spanish with storyteller Xiomara Melgar of El Salvador. More Children's Programs: http://www.spl.org/audiences/children/chi-calendar-of-events. Contact Info: South Park Branch 206-615-1688 or Ask a Librarian. Cost: FREE. Event provided by: The Seattle Public Library. Tuesday, August 4, 2015, 6:30 PM – 7:00 PM.

Family Fun Night

North Sound Join us for this free summer program full of activities that help promote a healthy, active lifestyle through games, music and community interaction. Family Fun Nights are geared for families with children ages 5 to 12. Age recommendation: Elementary School. Cost: FREE. Pre-register: No. Tuesday, August 4, 2015, 6:30 PM – 8:00 PM. Clark Park 2400 Lombard Ave. Everett WA 98201. For more info visit everettwa.gov.

Children's Entertainment Series

South Sound June 23: Marvelous Moo Moo Sisters – interactive stories and music June 30: Knights of Veritas – travel back in time July 7: The Brian Waite Band – rock 'n' roll for kids July 14: Roberto the Magnificent – comedy stunt show July 21: Jeff Evans – "The Magical Adventures of Super Reader" July 28: Ronald McDonald – clown show Aug. 4: Eric Ode – interactive kids' music. Performance Type: Other Performances. Age recommendation: All ages. Cost: FREE. Pre-register: No. Phone: 360-491-0857. Tuesday, August 4, 2015, 6:30 PM. Huntamer Park 618 Woodland Square Loop S.E. Lacey WA 98503. For more info visit www.ci.lacey.wa.us.

Pajama Story Time

The Seattle Public Library Where: University Branch. Room Location: Meeting Room. Audience: Children. Language: English. Summary: It is story time at the University Branch! All ages are welcome to wear their pajamas and enjoy stories, rhymes, songs and fun with our children's librarian. Notes: Library events and programs are free and eveyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Story times are some of our most popular events! Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. More Children's Programs: http://www.spl.org/audiences/children/chi-calendar-of-events. Contact Info: University Branch 206-684-4063 or Ask a Librarian. Cost: FREE. Event provided by: The Seattle Public Library. Tuesday, August 4, 2015, 6:45 PM – 7:15 PM.

Pajama Story Time

The Seattle Public Library Where: Ballard Branch. Audience: Children. Adults. Language: English. Summary: Come to the Ballard Branch for an evening of stories, songs and a simple craft. The program is geared to childre age 2 and up. Notes: Library events and programs are free and eveyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Story times are some of our most popular events! Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. 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. Event provided by: The Seattle Public Library. Tuesday, August 4, 2015, 6:45 PM – 7:30 PM.

Family Story Time

The Seattle Public Library Where: Delridge Branch. Audience: Children. Language: English. Summary: It is story time at the Delridge Branch! Bring your preschoolers and toddlers to enjoy stories, rhymes, songs and fun with our children's librarian, Miss Bea. Notes: Library events and programs are free and eveyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Story times are some of our most popular events! Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. More Children's Programs: http://www.spl.org/audiences/children/chi-calendar-of-events. Contact Info: Delridge Branch 206-733-9125 or Ask a Librarian. Cost: FREE. Event provided by: The Seattle Public Library. Tuesday, August 4, 2015, 7:00 PM – 7:30 PM.

The Muppet Movie

Seattle Area See Kermit, Miss Piggy and all their friends on the big screen. Food and drink can be ordered from your seat. 7 p.m. July 31 through Aug. 4, 3 p.m. Aug. 1-2. $8. Age recommendation: All ages. Cost: Fee. Tuesday, August 4, 2015, 7:00 PM. Central Cinema 1411 21st Ave. Seattle WA 98122. For more info visit central-cinema.com.

Movies in the Park

South Sound Bring blankets and chairs and watch a movie at dusk. Aug. 4: Big Hero 6 (PG) Aug. 8: Pitch Perfect (PG-13) Aug. 22: Strange Magic (PG) Aug. 29: Guardians of the Galaxy (PG-13). Age recommendation: All ages. Cost: FREE. Tuesday, August 4, 2015, 7:00 PM. Allan Yorke Park 7203 W. Tapps Hwy. E. Bonney Lake WA 98391. For more info visit www.ci.bonney-lake.wa.us.

Summer Outdoor Movies in the Park

Eastside Bring picnics, blankets and low-back chairs. Pre-movie activities at 8 p.m. movies at dusk. FREE. Each night themed to benefit a different charity, see donation needs online. Penguins of Madagascar 2 (PG) July 7 How to Train Your Dragon (PG) July 14 The Book of Life (PG) July 21 The Boxtrolls (PG) July 28 Dolphin Tale 2 (PG) Aug. 4 Annie (PG) Aug. 11 The Hundred-Foot Journey (PG) Aug. 18 Night at the Museum: Secret of the Tomb (PG) Aug. 25. Age recommendation: All ages. Cost: FREE. Phone: 425-452-4240. Tuesday, August 4, 2015, 8:00 PM. Hidden Valley Sports Park 1905 112th Ave. N.E. Bellevue WA 98004. For more info visit www.bellevuewa.gov.