The time following surgery for your dog can be confusing and distressing for you both. Depending on what the surgery was, there will be different requirements in terms of wound care, recovery and rest time, and the medications or supportive therapies they may need post-surgery................ Click to read the guide from Your Dog Advisor which offers some practical general guidance, but make sure that you always follow any advice given by your vet post surgery.
Wednesday, August 1, 2018 9:30 AM - 8:30 PM
To honor the veterans and active duty military members in the Puget Sound area, Woodland Park Zoo is hosting Honoring Those Who Serve, a day for military families to enjoy the zoo.
During Honoring Those Who Serve, Woodland Park Zoo will extend free admission to active, reserve, retired, and veteran U.S. military personnel and one family member with valid service identification.
August 1 will have extended zoo hours and programing for Evening Zoo as well. The zoo will be open past normal hours until 8:30 p.m. Evening Zoo events include:
Date: July 31 - Aug 05, 2018
Time: 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Seafair has hosted Fleet Week on the Seattle waterfront since 1950 in celebration of the men and women who serve our country. This year Seafair, along with the Seattle Navy League and the Port of Seattle, is proud to welcome vessels and personnel from the U.S. Navy, U.S. Coast Guard and Royal Canadian Navy. Come to the Seattle waterfront and Pier 66 on Tuesday, July 31 for a majestic Parade of Ships showcasing these spectacular vessels.
Fleet Week includes the Parade of Ships, where the Fleet makes its entrance into Elliott Bay accompanied by the spray of the Seattle Fire Department boat, and Ship Tours where guests can go aboard Navy and Coast Guard vessels to get a real taste of life at sea. Both events are free and open to the public.
Seafair proudly supports all military services, and is grateful for their service to our country. In appreciation, Seafair offers free admission to all military personnel to Seafair Weekend Hydroplane Race and Air Show on August 3-5, 2018. For more information on Seafair Festival events visit the schedule tab.
ZooTunes - Psychedlic Furs
Sunday, July 29, 2018 6:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Summer Never Sounded So Good
BECU ZooTunes presented by Carter Subaru is back for another season of outdoor concerts, a Seattle summer tradition celebrating more than 30 years. Enjoy live music performances from today's top talent in rock, folk, soul and blues performing against one of Seattle's most beautiful outdoor backdrops: Woodland Park Zoo's picturesque North Meadow.
Proceeds from ZooTunes fund world-class animal care, conservation projects and award-winning educational programs. Gates open at 4:30 p.m.
The Kirkland Classic Car Show will be back this year! Mark your calendars for July 29, 2018 in Marina Park and the streets of Downtown Kirkland! Hundreds of beautiful cars will be on display. Live Music with REDLINE and Whiskey Trip! Food and fun for the kids with all kinds of activities happening all day!
Sunday, July 29th - 10am - 4pm
Classic Cars on Display
Food & Treats
Incredible awards & prizes!
Contact Barbie at the KDA for more information, http://kirklanddowntown.org
Since 1986 Ethnic Fest has grown to become the largest celebration of culture and community in Tacoma. Voted the best festival of the South Sound; this year Ethnic Fest takes place Saturday-Sunday, July 28-29, from Noon to 7:00pm at historic Wright Park in Tacoma, WA. This family-friendly, free festival has grown in size and hosts Kid’s Zones, multiple entertainment stages, as well as numerous specialty arts & crafts, food and informational vendors. You are invited to apply to participate in Ethnic Fest and join us in celebrating over 30 years of culture, community and festivities.
The Alki Art Fair celebrates the arts on Seattle’s most beautiful beach with the Olympic Mountains as its backdrop. This summer marks the 21st anniversary of the Alki Art Fair!
On the weekend of July 28-29, 2018, Alki Beach will come alive with art booths, children’s art activities, food carts, live music and performances, and the very popular silent auction held in the historic Alki Bathhouse. The Fair features juried art on display and for sale by local Puget Sound artists, while a line-up of talented musicians and performers entertain from four stages, morning till night. Last year, over 10,000 Fair attendees of all ages spent time strolling, shopping, eating, and enjoying the vendors and performances that made this popular summer destination even more festive. This wonderful community event is free and family-friendly!
Date: July 28, 2018
Time: 12:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Location: Seattle Center
See the Alaska Airlines Seafair Torchlight Parade floats and entries up close and personal at the Torchlight Parade Fanfest. Watch the floats be assembled and get ready to take part in the 69th annual Torchlight Parade!Bring your family for free entertainment on stage all day, visit exhibit booths with giveaways and participate in the Seafair Treasure Hunt at Seattle Center.Admission is free to the public, but be sure to reserve your seats for the Alaska Airlines Torchlight Parade!
Celebrating 72 years!
July 27, 28, & 29, 2018Bellevue Square & Bellevue Arts Museum
Bellevue Arts Museum hosts the largest, award-winning arts & crafts festival in the Northwest. We are committed to handmade excellence and supporting national designers, artists, and craftspeople. Shop from over 300 inspiring artists showcasing unique, handmade craft and art. This marketplace represents modern, traditional, and emerging work.
In addition to this unique shopping experience, BAM ARTSfair offers FREE programming including: BAM Exhibitions, KIDSfair, the Sound & Movement Stage, food trucks, and much more. Since 1947, BAM ARTSfair has been the annual gathering place for our community and a great way to connect to the world of art, craft, & design!
Friday, July 27, 2018 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Uncork some of the Northwest’s finest boutique wines at Woodland Park Zoo’s Tasting Flight after hours, adults onlyPage 5event. Winemakers will be on hand to answer questions and give tips to make the most of your tasting experiences. Additional tastings, full bottles of your favorite selections and small bites will also be available for purchase at the event. Must be 21 and over to attend. Proceeds from this fundraiser benefit the zoo. Visit zoo.org/wine for ticket information.
July 27 – 29, 2018, in Liberty Park
The 33rd Annual Renton River Days will be a multi-day family festival and celebration of community pride. It is a time to gather with family, friends, and neighbors and enjoy the amenities and activities which make Renton a great community in which to live, work, and play. Originating in 1986, this celebration joins residents, businesses, organizations, and Puget Sound region tourists together for a wonderful variety of events, special features for kids, arts and crafts, recreation, food, and stage entertainment. Liberty Park, in the heart of Renton, is the focal point for the festival. Cedar River Park is also host to many events in and around the Renton Community Center.
Join Pacific Science Center as we dance, drink and discover – the second annual Theory 2018 is Seattle’s premier outdoor party of the summer.
Discover the quintessential elements of the Pacific Northwest with a night of craft cocktails, wine and beer under our iconic arches in the beautiful summer sun. Stop by each of our eight bars – a different signature drink at every one – and learn the science behind them. Dance the night away, enjoy laser light show or roll up your sleeves and build your own creation in Tinker Tank. Take our word for it: this is one party you will not want to miss!
Pacific Science Center invites you to party with a purpose; ticket sales go directly to supporting informal science education and enabling access for all. Join us for Theory 2018 as we dance, drink and discover, all in the name of science!
Cocktail Attire | Please drink responsibly | 21+ eventProof of I.D. is required
Thursday, July 26, 2018 6:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Experience the wild wonders of Evening Zoo after hours until 8:30 p.m. Take a stroll throughout the zoo and be sure to stop in at Molbak’s Butterfly Garden, Tropical Rain Forest and Willawong Station. An assortment of food and beverages will be available for purchase. Ambassador animal presentations and discovery stations with biofacts and nature-inspired activities are among the Evening Zoo offerings on the spacious North Meadow. Make it a date night or a special evening for the family! Evening Zoo costs regular zoo admission or is free for zoo members.
Date: July 25, 2018
Time: 6:00 PM - 9:30 PM
The 69th Annual Greenwood Seafair Parade will feature a revamped VIK Parade, Very Important Kids. We will be inviting the children of our community and the children from all over the city to register the day of, in costume, to participate in the VIK Parade. Please come and discover the Greenwood Community and have some fun in "our own back yard." The VIK Parade begins at 6pm followed by the Grand Parade at 6:30pm.
Tantalize your taste buds, savor the scents, feast your eyes on nature's beauty, and devour the sounds of great local music.
Ride your bike and park it in the free bike corral.
Wright Park, 501 South I St.Admission is FREE!
**FOOD TRUCKS**The afternoon will feature a wide variety of mobile food trucks from near and far along with local entertainment.
The Gray Sky Blues Music Festival starts on Saturday, April 7, 2018 following the Tacoma Daffodil Festival Grand Floral Parade in downtown Tacoma, and will feature some of the finest blues musicians to be found west of the Mississippi.
It's not just big, it's huge! Over 100,000 items will be for sale with over 50 categories of nonfiction including art, cookbooks, crafts, gardening, history, music, performing arts, pets, nature and travel. We have an extensive selection of fiction including science fiction, graphic novel, classics, and short stories. Our children’s selection covers every reading level you can imagine plus several special categories such as folk & fairy tales, history and nature.
The Seattle Human Society presents its yearly fundraiser, Tuxes and Tails. Enjoy a cocktail during the silent auction, kitten cuddle booth, and hidden wine pull. Also featured are a delicious dinner, live auction and celeb and adoptable pet runway show. All proceeds benefit the pets in the care of the Seattle Humane Society.
Tuxes and Tails is May 12, 2018. Tickets go on sale March 1, 2018.