CALENDAR OF EVENTS
Exhibit on display June 2-26, 11am-2pm & 2:30-6pm; view watercolors created by those experiencing memory loss, reception June 3 from 5-8pm, A/NT Gallery
Treat Yourself 5K to benefit elders
June 3, 10am-12:30pm, walkers and runners of all ages and abilities on pet-friendly fun run to benefit elders, other activities and health info, $35 registration, Seward Park in Seattle, https://elderplace.give.providence.org/2023TY5K
Boosting Your Brain Health Naturally
June 5, 10-11am, review optimal diet to support brain health, presented by AARP Washington (AARP membership not required), register for Zoom link Boosting Your Brain Health Naturally
Folk Concert at Greenwood Senior Center
June 7, 1-2pm, Al Hirsch performs and discusses favorite American folk tunes, RSVP 206-297-0875.
Free movies at senior and community centers and libraries! June 8 at 10am June 9 at 12:30pm “The Court Jester” at SE Seattle Senior Center 206-722-0317; June 8 at 10am “The Fall” at Mukilteo Library 425-493-8202; June 12 at 1:15pm “X: The Man with the X-Ray Eyes” Wallingford Senior Center 206-461-7825, sponsored by Scarecrow Video.
Free Alzheimer’s Educational Conference
June 14, 10am-1pm, part of a national educational tour, learn from experts in the fields of brain health, caregiving and advance planning, Kimpton Hotel Monaco Seattle, register at www.alzfdn.org/tour.
Afternoon Tea for 90 and Over
June 14, 1-3pm, calling all nonagenarians and centenarians, Greenwood Senior Center is hosting a party for you with tea, treats and conversation about aging well, RSVP 206-297-0875.
Aging Well Learning Community
June 17, 10:15-12:30pm “Life is in the Transitions Mastering Change at Any Age” explore information from this book by Bruce Feiler with this open-learning community dedicated to aging well, held both in-person at the North Bend Library as well as on Zoom, please register by noon the day before event, https://kcls.bibliocommons.com/events/63b45e3ba111382f0090fca9
One Day University
June 17, 9am-1pm, presented by AARP Washington at Kane Hall at the University of Washington, enjoy a morning of three live lectures For registration information and details on the day's programs, click here.
Disability and Aging – New Perspectives
June 26, 7:30pm, long-time advocate Barry Long and Dave Tatro from Sound Generation join Rebecca Crichton of Northwest Center for Creative Aging to discuss interacting with and supporting people with both visible and invisible disabilities, Town Hall Seattle, $5-$20 sliding scale, Click here for details, ticket, and streaming info.
Lifetime Learning Center
Mondays, July 10, 17, 24, 31; 9:30am-11am, join Rebecca Crichton for four sessions about resources for and how to discuss loss, grief, death and dying, Lifetime Learning Center, 3841 NE 123rd St, Seattle, register at LLC site.
Memory Navigator Consultation
Tuesdays & Thursdays 10am-3pm by appointment provided by The Memory Hub, 1021 Columbia Street in Seattle, rsvp on the Memory Navigator booking page
Senior Walking Group
Wednesdays 11am-noon, 45 minute walks through Magnuson Park, meet in parking lot E4 at the north end of Lake Shore Drive NE, sponsored by NEST senior service organization.
Women’s Group: Growing Older
Fridays led by NEST senior services organization, for more info call 206-525-6378.
Seniors Living Alone Group
Wednesdays 11am-noon, offered by Greenwood Senior Center, email firstname.lastname@example.org to sign up.
Daily Arts Activities for people of all abilities by Silver Kite!
June 2-3, classes, vendors, Washington State Fair Events Center in Puyallup Stamp & Scrapbook Expo
Bite of Greece Festival
June 2-4, Greek food, wine & music Church of the Assumption, 1804 13th Ave, Seattle, free Bite of Greece Seattle.
Tacoma Ocean Fest
June 2-4, kayak with lanterns, take a beach walk, participate in beach cleaning, arts & science festival on June 4 is at Foss Waterway Seaport Museum, 705 Dock St in Tacoma, free, Tacoma Ocean Fest.
June 3, 9am-10pm, car show, parade, live music, fireworks, Duval Visitor Center 15619 Main St in NE Duvall, free, Duvall Days
Kent International Festival
June 3, 10am-5pm, ethnic food, song and dance, cultural booths, concert, ShoWare Center, 624 W. James St in Kent, Kent International Festival
June 3, 11am-4pm, boat rides & tours, safety info, food trucks, Shilshole Bay Marina in Seattle, free, Shilshole Boatfest
4 day festival begins June 3, Saturday pancake breakfast, pet & grand parade, carnival, music, fireworks, free, Forest Festival
June 3, traditional athletic competitions, dance competition, bagpipe bands, food & crafts, Scottish animals, 2240 Grandview Road in Ferndale, Bellingham Scottish Gathering
Pike Place Market Preservation Celebration
June 10, 11am-4pm, free Market tours, trivia challenge with prizes, art demos, Tater Truck Derby, live music, 50th anniversary.
Anacortes Waterfront Festival
June 3-4, free boat rides, boat building demos, entertainment, vendors, live music, Cap Sante Marina, Anacortes, free Anacortes Waterfront Festival
Art in the San Juans
June 3-4, Visit art studios at the San Juan Island Artists’ Studio Tour.
Point Defiance Flower & Garden Festival
June 3-4, mostly ticketed indoor/outdoor event with hands-on activities, garden tours, Farmer’s Market, food trucks, lectures, live music, beer & wine garden, benefits botanical conservatory foundation, at Point Defiance Park in Tacoma, ptdefiancegardenfest.org
Maritime Gig Festival
June 3-4, pancake breakfast, parade, entertainment, food booths, car show, Skansie Brothers Park, 3211 Harborview Drive in Gig Harbor. Maritime Gig Festival
Pagdirwang Filipino Fest
June 3-4, performances, exhibits, food, Seattle Center Pagdiriwang
Fiber Fusion Northwest
June 3-4, classes, demos of spinning, weaving, knitting and crocheting, vendors, animal exhibits, Evergreen State Fairgrounds at Monroe Fiber Fusion Northwest
Seattle Jazz Vespers
June 4, 6pm, free (donations accepted) jazz, Seattle First Baptist, 1111 Harvard, Seattle), masks required. www.seattlejazzvespers.org.
In-person again! First & Third Fridays 7:30-9:30pm, www.skandia-folkdance.org
Free Classical Concert
June 7, 7pm, watch Seattle Symphony perform with youth musicians at Benaroya Hall Side-by-Side with Yakima Music en Acción
Garden Arts Festival
June 9-11, garden art, plants & flowers, outdoor products, live music, Colby Avenue in Everett, free Sorticulture Garden Arts Festival
Maple Valley Days
June 9-11, parade, carnival, entertainment, food trucks, art fair, Lake Wilderness Park, 22500 SE 248th St in Maple Valley, free, Maple Valley Days
Pioneer Square Inaugural Summer Market & Music Festival
June 10, 11am-6pm, free festival features arts & music, vendors, https://pictureseattle.online/pioneer-square-summer-market
Indigenous People Festival
June 10, 11am-5pm, showcasing culture of American Indians and Alaska Native with dancing, entertainment, arts & crafts, art demos, films, free, Seattle Center Indigenous People Festival
Washington State Park Events
June 10, 7-8:30pm, Waikiki Beach maritime concert at Cape Disappointment State Park; June 11, noon-4pm, Salish Sea Day hosted by Swinomish and Samish Canoe Families includes traditional storytelling, song, weaving, canoe rides; June 25 8-9pm Lake Wenatchee State Park Mountain Melodies.
Redmond Arts Festival
June 14-16, 60 art booths, live entertainment, Redmond Town Center, free, Redmond Arts Festival
Free Brazilian Concert
June 15, 5-7pm, lively free concert at Pier 62 in Seattle, Show Brazil
Edmonds Art Fair
June 16-18, 700 Main Street, Edmonds, no pets, free, Edmonds Arts Festival
Meeker Days Festival
Street fair with live music, booths, car show, activities, Pioneer Park in Puyallup, free, Meeker Days Festival
Marysville Strawberry Festival
June 16-18, carnival, parade, vendors, entertainment, car show, lots of strawberries, Marysville Strawberry Festival
Wenatchee River Bluegrass Festival
June 16-18, concerts, vendors, workshops, camping at Chelan County Expo Center in Cashmere Wenatchee River Bluegrass Festival
June 17, 11am-3pm, cultural performances, vendors, activities, food trucks, Rainier Beach Community Center in Seattle, free, Juneteenth Celebration
Kitsap Medieval Faire
June 17, 10am-5pm, armored combat, archery, bands, village merchants, Kitsap County Fairgrounds, Bremerton Kitsap Medieval Faire
Bell Harbor Classic Weekend
June 17-18, watch classic boat parade then wear soft-soled shoes to tour boats, Pier 66 Seattle Bell Harbor Classic Weekend
Fremont Solstice Parade & Fair
June 17-18, Parade; Fremont Fair
Strawberry Festival Burien
June 17-18, 10am-10pm, entertainment, music, food, activities, petting zoo, car show, free, Strawberry Festival
Vashon Garden Tour
June 17 & 18, 10am-5pm, tour gardens, includes food trucks and garden vendors, pop-up art galleries and raffle, www.vashoncanterfothearts.org
Olympic Air Show
June 17-18, aerobatic aircraft performances and display Olympic Regional Airport Tumwater Olympic Air Show
Civil War Battle
June 17-18, watch Lincoln deliver the Gettysburg Address, visit soldiers’ camps, battle reenactment, Union Gap near Yakima Old Town Days
Fenders on Front Street Car Show
June 18, 8am-3pm, vintage and classic cars, breakfast, live music, activities, downtown Issaquah Fenders on Front Street
Free Chamber Music
June 22, 1:30-2:30pm Seattle Chamber Music, bring our chair, pack a picnic and enjoy the music, at park across from 8008 Ave NE in Seattle.
Gorge Blues & Brews Festival
June 23-24, Skamania County Fairgrounds Gorge Blues and Brews Festival
Pirate Daze on the Coast
June 23-25, Westport Rusty Scupper’s Pirate Daze
Greenwood Car Show
June 24, classic cars, live bands, activities, vendors, Seattle’s Greenwood Ave, free, Greenwood Car Show
Gobble Up Food Fair
June 24, 10am-5pm, Lake Union Park in Seattle, free, Gobble Up
Pride Parade & Festivals
PrideFest Capitol Hill; Pride Parade; PrideFest Seattle Center
June 24-25, 10am-6pm, live music, vendors in the Rhubarb Pie Capitol of the World in downtown Sumner Rhubarb Days
June 24-25 games, puppets, crafts, archery, minstrels, food & drink Midsomer Festival
Buckley Log Show
June 24-25, parade, logging competitions, Buckley Log Show Grounds Buckley Log Show
June 25, 11am-6pm, celebrate summer solstice with music, dance, raising of the Midsommar pole, vendors, Saint Edwards State Park in Kenmore Skandia Midsommarfest
June 25, West Seattle Garden Tour.
The Free Amazing Magic Show
June 29, 3:30-4:15pm, magician Jeff Evans entertains at the Third Place Commons Stage in Lake Forest Park https://kcls.bibliocommons.com/events/644a93fe5a33d42800c9bb61
Civic Art Collection Celebration
Thru July 6, Arts & Culture celebrates 50 years of Public Art at an exhibit at the King Street Station Gallery ARTS at King Street Station
Wedgwood Art Festival
July 8-9, 70 artist booths, live music, food trucks, activities, www.wedgwoodfestival.com.
Lawn Party & Fundraiser
July 15, 5-8pm, live music lawn games, guided tours, Volunteer Park Conservatory, Seattle, $100 benefits 110-year-old Conservatory in Volunteer Park, RSVP.
KCLS offers free events, both in person and virtual. For info on all events contact 425-462-9600 or check www.kcls.org/events to RSVP or find additional information. Some events require registration as noted, although walk-ins are welcome if space is available.
Memoir Writing Workshop with Peter Bacho
June 3, noon-2pm, join acclaimed local author and writing professor Peter Bacho as he breaks down the elements of creative nonfiction writing in this interactive workshop. RSVP, a zoom link will be emailed to you within 24 hours of the event. https://kcls.bibliocommons.com/events/643e10736a6a2a36000c869e
Gentle Tech Help Learn about Podcasts
June 7, 2-3pm “Learn about Podcasts” https://kcls.bibliocommons.com/events/644a832c0e0afc410071d186; Explore Civic Phone Apps on
June 14 from 2-3pm https://kcls.bibliocommons.com/events/644a84790e0afc410071d1e5; Explore Video Calling Options June 21 from 2-3pm https://kcls.bibliocommons.com/events/644a929e0e0afc410071d334a; free tech resources for language learning and translation June 28 from 2-3pm https://kcls.bibliocommons.com/events/644a92f6ea1323360019cd5a; all presented by Bridget of Gentle Tech, please register by 1pm day of program to receive link by email
Intro to Meditation
June 7, 7-8pm, learn how to bring a sense of calm and balance to your life through meditation, register for the Zoom link: https://kcls.bibliocommons.com/events/6400182795e87f3600dd6e24; June 14, 7-8pm https://kcls.bibliocommons.com/events/64001854ef947f2f00c8b062; Meditation for Stress Reduction June 27 from 7-8pm register for Zoom link: https://kcls.bibliocommons.com/events/6400188a03cc7d2800a111f0
SilverKite Community Arts
June 14, 6-7pm, Improv - plenty of laughs for all in these theater games, Shoreline Library https://kcls.bibliocommons.com/events/641336fe4eda9553005de6bb; June 20, 6:30-7:30pm whimsical side of watercolor all materials provided Lake Forest Park Library https://kcls.bibliocommons.com/events/641337794eda9553005de75a; June 21from 1-2:30pmCelebrating Juneteenth recognizing emancipation of African American people on June 19, 1863, multi-generation guests will share history through storytelling, movement, reflection, register for email confirmation https://kcls.bibliocommons.com/events/643ad423b9037b4100498878
June 14, 3-4:45pm, learn your rights as tenant, what to do if threatened by eviction, register for Zoom link https://kcls.bibliocommons.com/events/63e063689e00b42800d36479; “I cannot pay my full rent, what are my options?” June 28, 5-6:30pm learn from a visiting attorney, register for Zoom link https://kcls.bibliocommons.com/events/63e0638b287f0349da7bde78
The Incredible Idioms Show
June 27, 7-7:45pm magician & idioms Bothell Library https://kcls.bibliocommons.com/events/643ade941b72e92800897382
Arts Activities by SilverKite!
Mondays, 1:30pm; Saturdays, 10:30am: SilverKite Community Arts offers online inter-generational workshops, talks, social hours and performances FREE for KCLS patrons. We hope that by offering these opportunities, we are providing stimulating creative engagement opportunities and social connection. These workshops last approximately one hour. Register at silverkite.us/kcls. You will see "GUEST AREA." Enter KCLS2020 for the password and choose your classes. You will receive an email confirmation with a list of supplies and access instructions before the class.
Digital Navigator Appointments
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
Genealogy Help with Eastside Genealogical Society
https://bit.ly/KCLS_Genealogy; Wednesdays, 1-3pm; get your genealogy questions answered with one-on-one help with a volunteer. This is a one hour appointment for an individual. Please register. EGS will send you an email with a Zoom link at least one hour before your appointment.