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Best of This Weekend Around Seattle, May 21-22

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Screening Of "Families Stand Together: Feeling Secure In Tough Times"

Seattle International Film Festival
Thursday, May 19 through Sunday, June 12
206.464.5830
http://www.siff.net

More than three weeks of screenings, seminars, galas and events to celebrate all genres of film from local filmmakers and ’round the world.

University District Street Fair
Saturday, May 21 and Sunday, May 22
Along University Way
Seattle, WA
206.547.4417
http://www.udistrictstreetfair.org

It is the longest running street festival in the nation. Self-described as “country fair meets urban retail corridor”, this year’s 42nd annual StreetFair is expected to have 50,000 attendees and over 350 craft, food and information booths. The StreetFair is an energetic and exciting celebration of arts and crafts, community, music, and food. You’ll find a whirl of color and creativity.

Auburn Petpalooza
Saturday, May 21
10:00am – 7:00pm
Game Farm Park
3030 R Street Southeast
Auburn, Washington 98002
http://www.auburnwa.gov

The event kicks off with a Dog Trot 3K/5K Fun Run. The event also features an animal-related entertainment stage, Skyhoundz Disc Dog Championships, a petting area and pony rides, the ‘Unleashed’ pet contests, agility areas, a noon pet parade, over 150 vendor booths, low-cost wellness exams and vaccinations, micro-chipping, pet adoptions, grooming and other services, giveaways, and lots of activities to keep both humans and pets entertained.

A Glimpse of China
Saturday, May 21
11:00am
Seattle Center
305 Harrison Street
Seattle, WA 98109
http://www.seattlecenter.com

The festival showcases the distinct culture of China through visual and performing arts and gift booth exhibitions, including Chinese music, dance and puppet performances, works by nationally acclaimed artists, seminars and interactive activities.

Seattle Green Festival
Saturday, May 21 and Sunday, May 22
Qwest Field Event Center
800 Occidental Avenue South
Seattle, WA 98134
http://www.greenfestivals.org

Environmental symposium with speakers, workshops, kids’ activities, organic beer & wine, music and food. Stop by and say hello at the KPTK booth!

Sesame Street LIVE: Elmo’s Healthy Heroes
Friday, May 20 through Sunday, May 22
Comcast Arena
2000 Hewitt Avenue
Everett, WA 98201
425.322.2600
http://www.comcastarenaeverett.com

Join Elmo and friends teaching lessons of healthy habits through song and dance, and help Super Grover get his “super” back!

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