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SIFF showcases independent films May 18 – June 11

Get ready to screen some great films! Seattle International Film Festival (SIFF) is billed as the largest film festival in the U.S. Join top directors, actors, and critics who attend festival premieres and screenings by getting a single ticket or a pass. SIFF was founded in 1976 and works to bring the best in international and […]

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Paddlers ahoy at Lake Samm May 12 – 13, 2017

Canoeists, kayakers, and paddleboarders congregate at Lake Sammamish State Park in Issaquah, Wash., for demos, tours, races, and exhibits at the Northwest Paddling Festival on May 12 and 13. This is the largest event of its kind in the Pacific Northwest, featuring more than 60 paddle sports businesses offering canoes, kayaks, stand-up paddleboards, paddling equipment, accessories and […]

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Japanese Children’s Day comes to Seattle

Children’s Day Festival (Kodomo no Hi) comes to Seattle on Sunday, May 7 from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Japanese Cultural & Community Center of WA. The free event features demonstrations of martial arts, a tea ceremony, dance show, hands-on taiko drumming, Samurai armor and yukata dress up, stories, and food trucks. The Kodomo […]

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Outdoor Activities

Vancouver hosts Spring Paddle Fest

Okay paddlers and potential paddlers, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. head to Vancouver Lake Park April 29 and 30 for the 25th Annual Spring Paddle Festival . Look for more than 100 boats ready to try. Those who haven’t had enough paddling or couldn’t make it earlier, head to the 5th Annual Jantzen Beach Jamboree on Saturday, […]