Make Cookies and Crafts for Dad
Drop in at the Redmond Whole Foods Market this Saturday 6/19 from 12-2 to make special cookies for Father's day for $2 a cookie. No need to make a mess at home or buy supplies, stop by and take home beautifully decorated treats for dad. For little ones ages 3+, stop by the Lakeshore Learning Store in Bellevue from 11-3 to make a free craft for dad. This week's craft is a special notepad holder just for dad.
More info: http://wholefoodsmarket.com/storesbeta/redmond/calendar
More info: http://www.lakeshorelearning.com/general_content/store_locations/storeCrafts.jsp
If dad is into cars, take him to the Fenders on Front Street car show (Sunday from 8 to 3) or Bothell's Country Village Car Show (Saturday from 12 to 3).
More info: http://www.fendersonfrontstreet.com/
More info: http://www.countryvillagebothell.com/
Festivals Around Town
Lucky for dads, this weekend is also a popular weekend for summer festivals as it's the last weekend of Spring.
The "Swedish Midsummer Festival" is taking place at Bellevue's Vasa Park this Sunday at 9 am and is free and open to anyone.
More info: http://www.vasaparkresort.com/1521.html
The popular and eclectic Fremont Fair and Solstice parade is happening this weekend. The parade is on Saturday but festivities take place all weekend long.
More info: http://www.fremontfair.org/events.php
Nature Walks and Canoes
If dad likes being outdoors, consider taking him to Bellevue's Mercer Slough for a free guided tour on Saturday from 2-3 to explore the city's largest wetland. More info: http://www.ci.bellevue.wa.us/mercer_slough.htm
On Sunday, get dad on a Canoe for a 4-mile paddle that begins on Enatai Beach Park. Registration is required for this guided family event.
More info: http://www.ci.bellevue.wa.us/mercer_slough.htm
The Museum of Flight Free for Dads
Stop by a Bartell Drugstore anytime and pick up a free pass for dad good on Father's Day. Enjoy a new air exhibit featuring real helicopters for a day full of heroes and helicopters. More info: http://www.museumofflight.org/
Take dad to one of the Eastside Parks for a picnic and some play, especially since the sun is planning to finally come out on Sunday. Or if the weather doesn't behave, take dad along to see Toy Story 3 in theaters this weekend.