Summer of fun calendar for Tukwila

Here are some upcoming summer events in Tukwila for all ages.

  • Thursday, June 21, 2012 7:01pm
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Teens kick off summer

The Summer Kickoff Festival at the Tukwila Community Center Friday,  June 22, is the perfect way for teens to kick off a summer of fun.  The free festival noon-5 p.m. is for grades 6-12. It’s a big block party with a DJ playing music, barbecued hamburgers and sports. The community center is at 12424 42nd Ave. S.

Touch a truck up close

The Touch-a-Truck event is 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday, June 23, at the Foster High School parking lot,  4242 S. 144th St. Some heavy-duty rigs will be there for kids of all ages to check out and kick the tires. The event also will have exhibitors distributing information about emergency preparedness.

Family Fourth at the Fort

Tukwila’s big celebration of the nation’s birthday is 4-10 p.m. July 4  at Fort Dent Park,  6800 Fort Dent Way. The park opens for the day at 9 a.m.  There’s food, fun, and music. The fireworks display, in a new location this year, is at 10 p.m.

Noon-time entertainment

The Tukwila Parks and Recreation Department’s Peanut Butter & Jam Family Entertainment Series is July 20-Aug. 10 at noon outside at the Tukwila Community Center. Kicking off the series is Caspar Babypants on July 20.

Movies under the stars

“Hugo” kicks off the summer outdoor Cinema Series at 8 p.m. July 20 at the Tukwila Community Center.  All the movies are rated PG.  Seating begins at 8 p.m., with the movies starting at dusk. The series is free, but each family is asked to bring two cans of food for the Tukwila Pantry.



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