A summer calendar for Tukwila

The summer is full of fun activities for Tukwila's families.

  • Monday, July 14, 2014 2:08pm
  • Life

Movies on the Green

July 18 and July 25, doors “open” 8 p.m., shows at dusk, Foster Golf Course, 13500 Interurban Ave. S.

The movie July 18 is the PG-13 “The Great Gatsby” and the movie July 25 is the PG “E.T.”

C.A.S.T.T.  performances

July 18 and 19, 7 p.m., Foster High School Performing Arts Center, 4242 S. 144th St.

The Community Actors’ Summer Theatre in Tukwila will present four one-act plays centered on the theme “science fiction.” Free

Summer Splashtacular

July 19, 3 p.m.-5 p.m., Tukwila Pool, 4414 S. 144th St.

Free water safety and swim fun. For more information call 206-267-2350


July 26, 10 a.m.-2 p.m., Foster High School parking lot, 4242 S. 144th St.

Kids of all ages will sit in the driver’s seat of Tukwila’s big rigs, including fire trucks, and learn about safety and emergency preparedness offered by the City of Tukwila and exhibitors.

Peanut Butter and Jam

Family Concert and Show Series

Wednesdays, Aug. 6-27, noon-1 p.m., Tukwila Community Center next to the spray park.

Bring picnic baskets and blankets; kids dance and sing to the music of favorite performers. The schedule: Aug. 6, Recess Monkey; Aug. 13, Johnny Bregar; Aug. 20, The Not-Its!, and Aug. 27, Eric Ode

Family Summer Outdoor

Cinema Series

Fridays, Aug. 8, 15, 22, seating starts at 8 p.m., movies starts at dusk, Tukwila Community Center, 12424 42nd Ave. S., Tukwila

Bring chairs and blankets. The schedule: Aug. 8, “Despicable Me 2;” Aug. 15, “The Nut Job,” and Aug. 22, “Frozen.” A donation of two cans of food to support the Tukwila Pantry is suggested.

Tukwila Community

Garage Sale

Aug. 9 and 10, throughout the city

Garage sales are recycling at its most fun.  Register online at tukwilawa.gov by July 20, or call 206-433-7178 for more information.

Tukwila Kid’s Festival

Aug. 23, noon-4 p.m., Cascade View Park, 14211 37th Ave. S.

Exhibits and interactive booths, providing an educational experience for the while family. Free.



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