THURS-8

REDMOND BICYCLE DAYS KICK-OFF--Don't kick your inflamesatable tires, kick off with music instead. Redmond rolls out a carnival, pancake breakfast, and live music in this 59th annual event, all weekend. Call 425-885-4014 for times and locations of activities. Prices vary.


SAT-10

GEORGETOWN HISTORICAL TOUR--It's a Georgetown kinda weekend, with open house at the Power Plant Museum and the Vintage Telephone Equipment Museum. See what history left behind. Tours must be prearranged. Power Plant Museum, 13 Ave S & Albro, 763-2543, 10 am-1 pm, free.

TACOMA OLD TOWN BLUES FESTIVAL--Hang on down at Old Town for some colorful events including a "Blues Berry Breakfast" at the Slavonian Hall (9 am) and performances by Stickshift Annie, Linda Hornbuckle, Junkyard Jane, and more. Old Town Tacoma, N 30th St, 253-759-2518 (Ted Brown), 9 am-8:30 pm, $15.


SUN-11

GEORGETOWN ARTS & GARDEN TOUR--Over 25 gardens and artist spaces (with art for sale!) vie for your attention alongside rummage sales and Master Composter demonstrations. What could be better? Start at UFCW Union Hall parking lot, 1010 S Bailey St, Georgetown, 762-1891, 10 am-5 pm, free.

PICNIC FOR PUGET SOUND--Beach blanket benefit for People for Puget Sound, on the sand at Golden Gardens in the (hopefully) sunny afternoon. Enjoy ice cream, watermelon, corn on the cob, music, games, and a clam bake while benefiting education. Golden Gardens, 382-7007, 12 noon-4 pm, $10, kids under 12 free.


TUES-13

TEEN AFRICAN DANCE WORKSHOP--Feel the rhythm: teens learn the basics of African music and dance at this workshop presented by the Adefua African Music and Dance Troupe. Green Lake Library, 7364 E Green Lake Dr, 684-7547, 7 pm, free.


WED-14

PIKE PLACE MARKET SHOPPING TOUR--Let a certified Nutritionist take you through the fundamentals of organics, focusing on seasonal produce and the best sources of protein and carbohydrates. You can even apply what you learn at your boring ol' supermarket! Tour led by Charles Rosenberg, 324-5781, 11 am- 1 pm, $30.

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