CALENDAR OF EVENTS



Senior & Health Events
Memory Hub Public Tours
Aug 4, 11, 18 & 25, 10-11am, come check out the space on Seattle’s First Hill that offers programs and activities for people with memory loss and their families, sponsored by UW Memory and Brain Wellness Center RSVP Click here
“Game On” Positive Aging
Aug 13, 1-5pm, outdoor festival celebrating positive aging, bring your friends and family for the entertainment, games, food trucks, vendors, Health Fair, beer garden, fundraiser for Sound Generations senior services and their End Senior Hunger Campaign, Van Asselt Playground and Wading Pool, 7050 Beacon Ave, Seattle, for tickets and more info Positive Aging Outdoor Festival
Camp Greenwood at Greenwood Senior Center
Aug 15-19, summer camp for grown-ups includes art projects, campfire sing-along, talent show and more, North Seattle, Camp Greenwood
Protect Yourself from Fraud and ID Theft
Aug 17, 2-3pm, presented by AARP Protect Yourself from Fraud and Identity Theft
Staying Safe from Scams
Aug 23, 7-7:45pm, free webinar, hear from fraud protection leaders, FBI, presented by AARP Staying Safe as Scams Evolve
Vigilance Against Cyber Crime
Aug 30, 10-11am, presented by AARP Vigilance Against Cyber Crime
Your Digital Information
Aug 18, 10:30am, what happens to your digital photos, emails and online accounts when you are gone? How will they find the passwords? Create a transition plan to make it easier for family members, University House Wallingford, rsvp by Aug 17 206-545-8400.
Elder Rental Council
3rd Thursdays 12:30-2:30pm, elder community members work together to strategize and fight for protections important to 55+ renters, peer-to-peer support to organize your buildings, 2nd floor mtg room Capital Hill Branch Seattle Public Library, learn more: https://secure.everyaction.com/B8Xst6pIe0O4njfVI3AFbg2
Single Seniors
Ongoing, fun and friendship after 60 for active seniors. Enjoy picnics, speed dating, potlucks, parties, social drinking, golf, fishing & more, Gig Harbor area and beyond. For info call Pati 253-853-5046.
Ongoing NEST Events
Events for older adults: Wednesdays 11-noon walk with others in Seattle’s Magnuson Park – meet in parking lot E4 at north end of Lake Shore Dr NE. Moving with Greater Ease Tuesdays (chair), Wednesdays (floor) learn relaxing gentle movement to increase flexibility and comfort call 206-525-6378. Fridays 1-3pm pickleball at Wedgewood Presbyterian 8008 35th Ave NE (parking lot) weather dependent – join group for a safe, fun, low-impact socially distanced recreational activity. Double check these events before you go www.nestseattle.org 206-525-6378.
Daily Arts Activities by Silver Kite!

https://bit.ly/KCLS_SilverKite


Community Festivals & Events
Welcome Ships & Sailors
Aug 1-5, multiple locations on Elliott Bay waterfront including ship tours Seafair Fleet Week
Tennis Tournament
Aug 1-7, free event to watch indoor and outdoor tennis competition at Washington State Open, Seattle Tennis Club Washington State Open
Watch Seahawks practice
Aug 1-21, outdoors, $13 (ride bus to camp from Pro Shop 840 N. 10th Place, Renton Seahawks Training Camp.
Shakespeare in the Park
Aug 3-7, free live performance at various parks Wooden O; also GreenStage 
Magnolia Summer Fest
Aug 5-7, parade, live music, food, Magnolia Summerfest
Anacortes Arts Festival
Aug 5-7, hundreds of juried art booths, demos, culinary arts, no dogs, free Anacortes Arts Festival 
Native American Festival
Aug 6, 10am-5pm, native dancing, drumming, singing, fashion, food and crafts at three Tacoma museums – all free for the day  In the Spirit Northwest Native Festival 
Renaissance Fair
Aug 6-21 (weekends) mingle with medieval knights, jesters, peasants in Bonney Lake, Washington Midsummer Renaissance Faire
Lantern Ceremony at Green Lake
Aug 6, 7pm, promoting peace and remembrance with music and speakers at Seattle’s Green Lake  From Hiroshima to Hope 
Duwamish River Festival
Aug 6, celebrating the river’s restoration with kids activities, arts, dancers, musicians and kayak rides, South Park Plaza, 8456 Dallas Ave S in Seattle, free Duwamish River Festival 
Art in the Garden
Aug 6, 10am-5pm, arts & crafts, food vendors, wine, bake sale, music at the Ballard P-Patch, free Art in the Garden 
Lake City Summer Fest
Aug 6, car show, parade and more, free Lake City Summer Festival & Parade
Hard Cider Fest
Aug 7, 12-5pm, Snohomish family farm, 21+ only, Snohomish Cider Festival 
Loggers Jubilee
Aug 11-14, lawn mower races, bed races, logging show, flea market, music & vendors, Morton Loggers Jubilee 
Bicycle Festival
Aug 12-13, hand-built bicycles, art, food, workshops, live music, Gigantic Bicycle Festival
Festival at Mount Si
Aug 12-14, small-town arts fair, live music, Saturday parades, The Festival at Mount Si 
Japanese American Heritage Day at Neely Mansion
Aug 13, 11am, learn about the life of local woman who was incarcerated during WWII, later working to develop Asian arts in Seattle, tour the mansion, gardens and bathhouse. The mansion was home to Japanese immigrant families from 1914 to 1930s, enjoy Taiko drumming, creative arts & crafts demos, refreshments, http://www.neelymantion.org
Chamber Music Festival
Aug 13-Sept 11, Fort Warden State Park in Port Townsend Olympic Music Festival.
Woodinville Festival
Aug 13, 11am parade on 175th St, Farmer’s Market, Arts & Crafts, food & activities Celebrate Woodinville Festival 
Whidbey Island Art Festival
Aug 13-14, free Coupeville Arts and Crafts Festival
Pioneer Reenactment
Aug 13-14, 11am-5pm, experience the bustle of early Tacoma with demos, puppet shows and music at Fort Nisqually Living History Museum in Tacoma Brigade Encampment
African Festival
Aug 13-14, 2-10pm live music, African food, art vendors, Pier 62, Seattle Madaraka Festival 
Kirkland Waterfront Car Show
Aug 14, 10am-4pm, Kirkland Waterfront Car Show
Kite Festival
Aug 15-21, Long Beach, watch the competitions or fly your own, on the beach near the World Kite Museum, 303 SW Sid Snyder Drive in Long Beach,  Washington State International Kite Festival
Black Pride
Aug 18-21, workshops, receptions, wellness festivals & more  Pacific Northwest Black Pride
Free Outdoor Lighted Art Fest
Aug 19-20, 7-11pm, art installations that incorporate light & sound at family-friendly event, Mary Olson Farm Kent Lusio Festival 
Celebrate Shoreline
Aug 20, noon-9pm, pony rides, hands-on activities, food & music, Cromwell Park, Shoreline Celebrate Shoreline 
Sustainable Food Fair
Aug 20, 10am-6pm, farmer’s market, healthy food, ecological activities, recycled art, demos, live music, farm animals, parading band, Marymoor Park in Redmond free except parking Chomp!
Cajun Food and Music Fest
Aug 20, 3-8pm, food, music, second-line parade, vendors, kid activities, welcome to bring costumes, folding chairs and blankets, free Cajun Food and Music Festival
Railroad Festival
Aug 20, train rides, parade, music, vendors, historic actors, Snoqualmie, Snoqualmie Days 
Arlington SkyFest
Aug 20, aerobatic pilots, hot-air balloons, lighted drones, Arlington SkyFest 
Gem & Mineral Show
Aug 20-21, shop from vendors, watch lapidary arts demos, free, Green River College in Auburn Cascade Gem and Mineral Show
Everett Festival of Artists
Aug 20-21, downtown Everett becomes big outdoor art studios, live entertainment, food, glassblowing demos, free, Fresh Paint: Festival of Artists at Work 
Car Show and Ford Mustang Round-Up
Aug 21, 9am-3pm, fun, food, cars, vintage fire trucks & hydroplanes, ShoWare Center, Kent All Ford Show & Mustang Round Up
BrasilFest
Aug 21, noon-7pm, classical guitar, folk music, samba, demos, costumes, Brazilian food, Seattle Center, BrasilFest.
Garlic Fest
Aug 26-28, garlic cuisine, wine, vendors, live music, chain saw carving, Southwest Washington Fairgrounds Washington State Garlic Fest 
Art of the Aloha Shirt
Now thru Sept 11, explores the history, artistry and production of Hawaii’s enduring fashion statement, a free event with special guests to celebrate the exhibit will be held Aug 18 at 6pm, Washington State History Museum in Tacoma
Arts in the Garden
Aug 26-28, 27 garden art and more displayed and on sale at Bellevue Botanical Garden, live music, free Arts in the Garden
LeMay Annual Car Show
Aug 27, 9am-3pm, 1000 vintage cars plus dolls and antiques in Tacoma  LeMay Annual Show
Everett Car Show
Aug 27, 10am-4pm, classic cars, trucks, motorcycles, live music, food vendors, Wheels On The Waterfront 
Tacoma Night Market
Aug 27, 5-10pm, hear music, shop artist & food booths, Foss Waterway Tacoma Night Market
Harvest Festival
Aug 27-28, craft shops, archery & sword demos, music & dance, Camlann Medieval Village, Carnation, Harvest Festival
Samba at Seward Park
Aug 28, noon, a dance throughout the 2.4 miles around the park, live drums, costume & drums optional, no experience needed, free, Seattle SambaThon,
Free Outdoor Concerts at Washington State Parks

Waikiki Beach Concerts at Cape Disappointment; The American Roots series at Deception Pass Mountain Melodies at Lake Wenatchee, bring lawn chairs & blankets, picnics, warm clothing and comfortable shoes for dancing, Discover Pass is required for parking, Find dates and band lineup here!
Skandia Dances

In-person again! First & Third Fridays 7:30-9:30pm, www.skandia-folkdance.org

KCLS Events
KCLS is starting to offer in-person events again. For info on all events contact 425-462-9600 or check KCLS.org events page to RSVP or find additional information.

Bothell’s Civil War Legacy
Aug 3, 6-7:30pm, Bothell pioneer families had a connection to the Civil War, Bothell Library: https://kcls.bibliocommons.com/events/62afcb54db121f41008a358e
Beginning Watercolor
Aug 10, 2-3pm, join an art teacher to explore watercolor painting at the Richmond Beach Library, RSVP https://kcls.bibliocommons.com/events/629f850cd2263e30003319ac
Meet the Author: Georgia Dunn of Breaking Cat News at the Shoreline Library https://kcls.bibliocommons.com/events/629d187558568df72731da29
Wednesday, August 17, 6:30-8pm
Description: Meet local cartoonist, author and illustrator Georgia Dunn, the creator of Breaking Cat News books and daily comics. Georgia will talk about her process and take questions from the audience.
Books will be available for purchase and signing.
Please register. Space is limited. Safety guidelines and current protocols followed.
After the talk, the room will be open for more people to come in to buy books and meet the author.
SilverKite Community Arts: Rock Painting at the Lake Forest Park Library https://kcls.bibliocommons.com/events/629d18fadb121f4100887db0
Tuesday, August 23, 1:30-2:30pm
Description: Create a masterpiece on a piece of nature! Explore various techniques to create images and patterns on rocks. Rocks and art supplies are provided, but you may bring a rock to decorate.
Sponsored by the King County Library System Foundation.
Please register. Space is limited. Safety guidelines and current protocols followed.
SilverKite Community Arts: Rock Painting at the Bothell Library https://kcls.bibliocommons.com/events/628e644458568df727309e4d
Thursday, August 25, 11am-12pm
Description: Create a masterpiece on a piece of nature! Explore various techniques to create images and patterns on rocks. Rocks and art supplies are provided, but you may bring a rock to decorate.
Sponsored by the King County Library System Foundation.
Please register. Space is limited. Safety guidelines and current protocols followed.
Plant Swap at the Bothell Library
https://kcls.bibliocommons.com/events/62be6206a627452f004551f9
Saturday, August 27, 11am-1pm
Description: Come to the library for a plant swap! Bring a plant to take a plant. Labeled indoor and outdoor plants and seeds welcome. Master Gardeners will provide free advice.
Held outside. In the event of inclement weather, we will move into the meeting room and attendance capacity will be limited. Safety guidelines and current protocols followed.
Repair Event at the Shoreline Library
https://kcls.bibliocommons.com/events/62be633e58568df72734f2bb
Tuesday, August 30, 3-6pm
Description: Don't toss your broken items! Skilled "fixers" will try to help you repair your damaged household items to keep them out of the landfill and save you money.
Free repair of small household items (small enough for one person to carry).
No leaky, dangerous or smelly items and nothing that uses gasoline.
You must be present during the repair.
No guarantees that an item can be fixed or won't be made worse during the repair.
Co-sponsored by King County EcoConsumer's Repair Time project.
Please register. Contact Tom at tom.watson@kingcounty.gov or 206.477.4481.
Safety guidelines and current protocols followed.   Ongoing: Tuesdays & Weds by appointment Digital Navigator to help with just about anything to do something on the computer - free 30-minute phone or online appointments with KCLS will help, Daily online interactive arts activities resented by Silver Kite. Wednesdays 1-3pm Genealogy Help (register 24 hours in advance)
Digital Navigator Appointments
https://rooms.kcls.org/appointments/digitalnavigators
Tuesdays, 1-7pm
Description: Would you like help to do something on the computer or online – setting up email, filling out a form or getting on social media? Do you need affordable options for getting your own computer, device or in-home broadband connection? A Digital Navigator can help achieve your tech goals. In a 30-minute appointment online or by phone, your navigator will help you find ways to learn the skills you want or understand your options for the in-home connection you need.
To make an appointment to meet online or by phone to get one-on-one help with your questions, call 800.462.9600 or click here: https://rooms.kcls.org/appointments/digitalnavigators
Community Resource Center
http://bit.ly/KCLS_Resource_Center
Tuesdays, 1:30-3pm
Wednesdays, 2-4:30pm
Thursdays, 1:30-3:30 (walk in help available at Auburn Resource Center, 2818 Auburn Way N)
Description: ALL ARE WELCOME! GET THE HELP YOU NEED AT THE VIRTUAL RESOURCE CENTER.
We are living in stressful times and you may find yourself in need of support.
Log-in or call for free information and access to:
  • Cash assistance
  • Employment and training
  • Education
  • Housing
  • Food assistance
  • Health / medical care
  • Legal assistance
  • Dispute resolution
  • Mental health treatment
  • Substance use treatment
  • Transportation / ORCA Lift
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Online Access
Log in via Zoom anytime during the listed open hours. Use - https://tinyurl.com/virtualresourcecenter
Meeting ID: 930-683-3892, Password: 459890
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Telephone Access
If you do not have computer access, contact the Virtual Resource Center at one of the following phone numbers during open hours. 253.215.8782
669.900.9128
346.248.7799
312.626.6799
646.558.8652
301.715.8592
In collaboration with The City of Shoreline, The City of Redmond, The City of Auburn, and King County District Court.
Questions about Medicare?
https://bit.ly/KCLS_SHIBA
Every other Wednesday, 12-4pm. Check the link above for dates.
Description: The Statewide Health Insurance Benefits Advisors (SHIBA) is a free, unbiased and confidential counseling service of the Washington State Office of the Insurance Commissioners (OIC).
SHIBA's trained and impartial volunteers are available to assist consumers with their Medicare related questions.
Register online for a one-hour session that will be conducted over the phone.
Genealogy Help with Eastside Genealogical Society
https://bit.ly/KCLS_Genealogy
Wednesdays, 1-3pm
Description: Are you just beginning your family history research? Or have you hit a wall in your research? Wherever your ancestors are from, volunteers from Eastside Genealogical Society are waiting to assist with genealogical research.  You can arrange a virtual help appointment by registering here.  You will be contacted via email with a weblink to enter your individual teleconference help session at least 1 hour before your session. Please register at least 24 hours before the help session.
Seniors Living Alone Group
Wednesdays 11am-noon, offered by Greenwood Senior Center, Email socialwkr@comcast.net to sign up.