8/1-8/7

MONDAY 8/1:

“thrilling tales.” doors 11:45am.

microsoft auditorium, level 1, central library. 1000 4th ave.

free. all ages. lunch hour story time for adults 12:05-12:45pm.

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5th ave theatre tour. noon.

free. all ages. tour lasts approximately 20 minutes.

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olympic brass ensemble concert. 7-8:30pm.

north end of green lake park. 7201 e. green lake dr. n.

free. all ages. outdoor performance by the olympic brass ensemble!

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“the rumble seattle.” 8pm.

the high dive. 513 n. 36th st.

free, rsvp encouraged. 21+. featuring different musicians/bands every month and drink specials.

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king’s outdoor movie night. dusk.

king’s hardware. 5225 ballard ave nw.

free. 21+. featuring “office space.” there will be free popcorn, 28 cent hot wings, food and drink specials!

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TUESDAY 8/2:

pike place market express at city hall plaza. 10-2pm.

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tuesdays in westlake park. 12:30-1:30pm.

westlake park. 4th & pine st.

free. all ages. inside out dance company performing ballet, tap, jazz, hip hop, and more!

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dancing til dusk. 6-9:30pm.

westlake plaza. 4th & pine st.

free. all ages. featuring glenn crytzer and his syncopaters (swing). dance lesson 6-7pm, dance 7-9pm.

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27th annual national night out.

there are multiple events/locations in every neighborhood!

a few include:

free bbq with food, drinks, music, and games in capitol hill.

live musical performances, square dancing, pizza in phinney/greenwood.

free food samples and board games in queen anne.

live music and mini golf in south park.

free ice cream in phinney.

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fruit bats. 7pm.

easy street records, queen anne location. 20 mercer st.

free. all ages. musical performance by fruit bats! free refreshments available from widmer brothers too.

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“science on tap.” 7:30pm.

t.s. mchugh’s irish pub. 21 mercer st. queen anne.

free. 21+. featuring julia parrish (associate director, aquatic & fisheries sciences, uw), “coasstal citizen science.”

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best coast show.

neumos. 925 e. pike st.

$10. admission includes musical performance by best coast, appetizers, open bar. must be a member of giltcity.com. all proceeds go to the lambert house.

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WEDNESDAY 8/3:

othello public market. 10-6pm.

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farm days on the cobblestone (pike place market).

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out to lunch summer concert series. noon-1:30pm.

federal courthouse. 700 stewart st.

free. all ages. live musical performance by jovino santos neto!

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family table tennis. 3-6pm.

hing hay park. 423 maynard ave s.

free. all ages. there will be games and activities for the whole family!

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columbia city farmers market. 3-7pm.

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wallingford farmers market. 3-7pm.

free cooking demo at 4pm!

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those darlins. 6pm.

easy street records, queen anne location. 20 mercer st.

free. all ages. musical performance by those darlins.

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sounds of summer concert series. 6-8:30pm.

university village. 2623 ne university village st.

free. all ages. live musical performance by the nowhere men, beer, wine and food for purchase, and more!

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wallingford art walk. 6-9pm.

throughout wallingford neighborhood.

free. all ages. many businesses will have special opening receptions with the artists, specials, and live musical performances, including kevin long and dane ueland at fuel 8pm, haiku-chi at wallingford center, kimo muraki at may thai lounge, and more!

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“silent reading party field trip.” 6-9pm.

olympic sculpture park. 2901 western ave.

free. 21+. bring a book for the silent reading party! live music (for the first hour) by kyle o’quin (wild orchid children, kay kay and his weathered underground), and happy hour discounts, and special guests!

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dodgeball. 9pm.

tennis courts, cal anderson park. 1635 11th ave.

free. all ages. seattle street dodgeball presents dodgeball in the park every week and open to everyone; all ages and skills welcome!

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THURSDAY 8/4:

othello public market. 10-6pm.

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first thursday=free admission at most museums!

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pike place market express at south lake union. 10:30-2:30pm.

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art in the park and galleries walk. noon-8pm.

occiental park and businesses throughout pioneer square.

free. all ages. there will be a number of opening receptions and vendors selling items in occidental park!

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free concert at city hall. noon-1:30pm.

city hall plaza.600 4th ave.

free. all ages. featuring a live musical performance by curtains for you (retro pop).

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interbay farmers market. 3-7pm.

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lake city farmers market. 3-7pm.

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queen anne farmers market. 3-7:30pm.

free cooking demo at 4pm and kids demo at 5pm! live musical performance by squid monks at 5:30pm.

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seattle square (occidental park). 4-9pm.

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“the viaduct referendum: what is it really about?” doors 5:30pm.

central library. 1000 4th ave.

free, registration encouraged. all ages. program 6-7:30pm.

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thursdays in osp. 5:30-8pm.

olympic sculpture park. 2901 western ave.

free. all ages. live musical performance by daisy chain 5:30-7:30pm, art activities 5:30-8pm, tour with barbara brotherton 6:30-7pm, food and wine available to purchase from sam’s taste restaurant, and food trucks kaosamai thai, fusion on the run, and street treats!

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thursdays in the park. 6pm.

westlake plaza. 4th & pine st.

free. all ages. evening concert featuring raining sounds quartet, about 30 min.

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first thursday adventure run. 6pm.

meet at road runner sports’ parking lot. 7020 woodland ave ne.

free, sign up begins at 5pm. all ages. there will be a map with a number of checkpoints and you must run/walk to as many of them as you can! you will receive a raffle ticket at each checkpoint. raffle (and beer garden opens! if you rsvp online you will receive a free beer from deschutes too!) at 7pm.

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zoo neighbor appreciation night. 6-8pm.

woodland park zoo. 601 n. 59th st.

light refreshments, exhibitions, and the opportunity to meet neighbors!

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dancing til dusk. 6-9:30pm.

freeway park. 700 seneca st.

free. all ages. featuring portage bay big band (big band swing). dancing in the park series features a different style of dance in a different parks! dance lesson 6-7pm, dance 7-9pm.

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summer concert series. 6:30-8:30pm.

east lawn, hiawatha park. 2700 california ave sw.

free. all ages. live musical performance by massy ferguson and food samples from pcc.

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park design unveiling and movie. 6:30pm.

park at federal and republican.

free. all ages. final public design meeting followed by “the man who planted trees” at 9:30pm.

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shakespeare in the park. 7pm.

magnuson park. 7400 sand point way ne.

free. all ages. featuring “the tempest.”

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movies in magnuson park. 7pm.

magnuson park. 7400 sand point way ne.

$5. all ages. movies, trivia and games! showing “top gun.”

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“folk dancing for all.” 7-1opm.

center house, seattle center.

free. all ages. participatory folk dancing open to everyone! presented by northwest folk dancers incorporated, teaching 7:45-8:15pm.

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a very humiliating evening. 7pm.

chop suey. 1325 e. madison st.

$5. 21+. presented by the stranger. featuring wayne koestenbaum, tacocat, nate quiroga, jose bold, dj porq, solomon georgio, and derek erdman.

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atlas stringband show. 7:30-10pm.

pike brewery co. 1415 1st ave.

free. all ages. musical performance by atlas stringband (old time southern music).

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pizzafest. 8pm.

funhouse. 206 5th ave n.

$6 adv/$25 3 day passes. 21+. featuring a number of bands.

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FRIDAY 8/5:

seafair weekend. 8:30-6pm.

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othello public market. 10-6pm.

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out to lunch summer concert series. noon-1:30pm.

westlake park. 401 pine st.

free. all ages. live performance by wheedle’s groove!

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lake city pioneer days festival. noon-7pm.

lake city community center.

free. all ages. there will be a salmon bake and model railroad!

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umojafest 2011.

judkins park. 2150 s. norman st.

free. all ages. there will be music, food, vendors, and more!

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family table tennis. 3-6pm.

hing hay park. 423 maynard ave s.

free. all ages. there will be games and activities for the whole family!

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madrona farmers market. 3-7pm.

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phinney farmers market. 3-7pm.

there will also be a live musical performance by squirrel butter.

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concert at the mount. 5-7:30pm.

patio, providence st. mount vincent. 4831 35th ave sw.

free. all ages. free popcorn and snow cones, featuring the haggis brothers, also food, beer and wine available for purchase.

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aclu women of inspiration night with seattle storm. 5-9pm.

key arena, seattle center.

$15+. all ages. there will be a number of special guests and seattle storm vs. connecticut sun.

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concerts at the mural. doors 5pm, 6-8pm.

mural amphitheater, seattle center.

free. all ages. presented by kexp. featuring musical performances by the maldives, hey marseilles, black whales.

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community potluck. 6-9pm.

delridge community center. 4501 delridge way sw.

free. all ages. potluck followed by cards, scrabble, etc.

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fremont art walk. 6-9pm.

throughout fremont neighborhood.

free. all ages. there will be a number of special opening receptions with the artists, music, and more! nick moyer will be performing in front of the lenin stature 7-8pm.

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friday night bbq & bowling. 6-dusk.

jefferson park lawn bowling club. 4103 beacon ave s.

free (sugg. donation for nonmembers). all ages. bbq and lawn bowling open to everyone! bring something to grill and comfy shoes!

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dead baby downhill race. 7pm.

shipwreck tavern. 4210 sw admiral way.

$20 to race, free to watch! there will be music, food, drinks, and more! registration at 5pm.

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jazz night. 7:30pm.

couth buzzard books/espresso buono cafe. 8310 greenwood ave n.

free. all ages. monthly concert with kenny mandell and don berman, also a special guest.

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pizzafest. 8pm.

funhouse. 206 5th ave n.

$6 adv. 21+. featuring a number of bands.

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three dollar bill outdoor cinema. dusk.

cal anderson park. 1635 11th ave.

free. all ages. featuring “labyrinth.”

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dodgeball. 9pm.

tennis courts, cal anderson park. 1635 11th ave.

free. all ages. seattle street dodgeball presents dodgeball in the park every week and open to everyone; all ages and skills welcome!

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“spin the bottle.” 11pm.

annex theatre. 1100 e. pike st.

$10 general/$5 students. 21+. a late night variety show with comedy, musical performances, and more!

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SATURDAY 8/6:

seafair weekend. 8:30-6pm.

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univeristy district farmers market. 9-2pm.

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georgetown community garage sale. 9-3pm.

throughout the georgetown neighborhood.

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paramount theatre tour. 10am.

free. all ages. tour lasts approximately 90 min.

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magnolia farmers market. 10-2pm.

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georgetown farmers and flea market. 10-3pm.

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farm days on the cobblestone (pike place market).

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free day at seattle asian art museum. 10-5pm.

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othello public market. 10-6pm.

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lake city pioneer days festival and parade. 10-6pm.

along lake city way.

free. all ages. parade at 7pm. the street festival will have food vendors, arts and crafts, pizza-eating contest, pony rides, and more!

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umojafest 2011.

judkins park. 2150 s. norman st.

african american day parade. noon. featuring drill teams, floats, etc.

there will be music, food, vendors, a fashion expo, bbq cook-off, basketball tournament, and more!

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georgetown trailer park market of curiosities. noon-5pm.

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spokespeople bike ride. 2-4pm.

wallingford playfield. 4219 wallingford ave n.

free. all ages. everyone is welcome to participate! south end of wallingford playfield —> greenlake pcc and back again!

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9th annual kexp bbq. doors 2pm, 3-9pm.

mural amphitheater, seattle center.

free. all ages. featuring musical performances by fool’s gold, rainbow arabia, capsula, virgin islands, mad rad.

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shakespeare in the park. 3pm.

magnuson park. 7400 sand point way ne.

free. all ages. featuring “anthony/cleopatra.”

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dancing til dusk. 4-7:30pm.

occidental park. occidental ave s. & s. main st.

free. all ages. latin/salsa, hosted by vassili of salsa con todo. featuring dj nick.

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sounders viewing party with zakuani. 4-8pm.

golazo hq. 714 e. pike st.

$10 adults. all ages. all proceeds benefit kingdom of hope. seattle sounders vs. sporting kansas city (away) match, free golazo drinks, dick’s brewing co beer, taco truck, autographs and photos, sounder steve zakuani and other sounders will be in attendance, and more!

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shakespeare in the park. 7pm.

magnuson park. 7400 sand point way ne.

free. all ages. featuring “the tempest.”

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pizzafest. 8pm.

funhouse. 206 5th ave n.

$6 adv. 21+. featuring a number of bands. there will be a pizza eating contest too!

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c89.5’s listener appreciation party. *SOLD OUT*

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west seattle outdoor movie. dusk.

4410 california ave sw.

free. all ages. doors 6:30pm. concessions and raffle tickets, live entertainment before the film. showing “despicable me.”

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wedgwood 2011 outdoor cinema.

free. all ages. showing “fantastic mr. fox.”

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fremont outdoor movie. 9pm.

fremont outdoor movies. 3501 phinney ave n.

$5. all ages. showing “pulp fiction.”

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SUNDAY 8/7:

seafair weekend. 7:30-6pm.

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west seattle farmers market. 10-2pm.

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ballard street market. 10-3pm.

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fremont street market. 10-5pm.

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othello public market. 10-6pm.

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broadway farmers market. 11-3pm.

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farm days on the cobblestone (pike place market).

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umojafest 2011.

judkins park. 2150 s. norman st.

there will be music, food, vendors, a basketball tournament, and more!

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kids-a-palooza group reading. 1-3pm.

elliott bay book co. 1521 10th ave.

free. all ages. a great event for the family! there will be several authors and illustrators reading!

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shakespeare in the park. 3pm.

magnuson park. 7400 sand point way ne.

free. all ages. featuring “the tempest.”

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the kolstrand building one year anniversary. 3-9pm.

back parking lot of the the kolstrand building. 4743 ballard ave nw.

free. all ages. celebrate with live music, face painting, competition, and more! oysters, hot dogs, sausages, beer and wine available for purchase (all proceeds benefit the puget soundkeeper alliance).

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shakespeare in the park. 7pm.

magnuson park. 7400 sand point way ne.

free. all ages. featuring “anthony/cleopatra.”

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weird and awesome with emmett montgomery. doors 7pm, show 7:30pm.

annex theatre. 1100 e. pike st.

$10 general. all ages. comedy, music, and more! there will be special guests and prizes.

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women’s dodgeball. 8-10pm.

tennis courts, cal anderson park. 1635 11th ave.

free. all ages. seattle street dodgeball presents dodgeball for women!

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