Run, dance, dunk, and picnic your way to celebrate 50 years of Fairwood


This weekend, King County is celebrating the 50th anniversary of the founding of the Fairwood community, near Renton in south King County. This all-day, family-friendly event kicks off with a 5k run and walk. Registration opens at 8 am, race starts at 9 am. In the afternoon, Petrovitsky Park (map) will be transformed into a…

Pints for Parks 2016


You like beverages that taste of hops? What about parks – you like parks? The folks over at The Noble Fir are big fans. Not fair-weather fans, mind you. These people love their outdoors as much as being purveyors of hoppy beverages and delicious eats. Their love of these things has led them, on more…

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TEAM KAVU threw themselves out of a plane at Timber! Fest, pulling a total Motley Crue. Neil Amonson, Jeff Shapiro & Jesse Hall form Team KAVU skydive into the 2015 Timber Music Festival. Carnation, WA

Third Eye Blind & Dashboard Confessional – Ticket giveaway


Four pairs of tickets to giveaway for tonight’s Third Eye Blind & Dashboard Confessional concert. All you have to do, is be the first four peeps, to comment on this Twitter post (before noon) and tell us how you will be spending the remainder of the summer in our park system. The King County Parks system. I swear,…

Goonies Never Say Die


We’re kicking off the Movies at Marymoor tonight with The Goonies. One of the few films that transcends helicopter-parenting, and truckloads of hand sanitizer. This flick is 30 years old! What better way to celebrate than by grabbing your map, setting some “booty traps” and watching it outside with your fellow Goonies? Tonight Marymoor is the…

BUZZKILL WARNING 2015 – But Keep Loving America


“Weeee just wanna celebraaaaate.” WAIT! did you bring yer creepy mannequin to the park to make an example out of them?!!??!?!?!?! Nooooooooo!!!!!! Ohhh, that’s an example of what COULD happen in meat-space. Gotcha. Don’t hold explosive in kitchen-gloved hand. Don’t stare into angry-hellfire cup of coffee. Don’t leave watermelon out for government employees. Check. We all…