What’s Happening In The Seattle Area This Weekend? | May 27

Hey there Seattle,

I hope YOU’ve had a good week at work and are ready for some FUN this weekend!

Take Cheer – Spring is on it’s way – I see more of it every day!


****** FRIDAY, 05/28/2021 ******

1) Online: BINGO Game Night (with prizes)
Want to play Bingo with new online friends?  There is no cost and you can safely play win fun prizes!   After distributing all virtual Bingo cards, the game starts at 7:45 pm and go as long as folks are having fun!

Friday, May 28, 2021
7:30 PM to 9:30 PM PDT

Price: FREE


2) Online Open Mic Poetry Night!

This will be an open reading. Participants can read up to five minutes each. Open reading order is completely random.

Friday, May 28, 2021

7:00 PM to 9:00 PM PDT

Price – FREE


3) VIRTUAL: ‘Sleeping Beauty’ presented by StoryBook Theater

Storybook Theater in Kirkland, WA is sharing their children’s theater online.  They also have materials you can print out to prepare the kids for what’s happening and discuss it with them.  

Below is a link to register to view a recorded performance of Sleeping Beauty. In addition to the recorded performance, you also have access to a printable Playguide and Curriculum Guide. These guides contain fun, educational materials that explore the show’s theme and story, provide customized activities and games, and introduce your family to the unique elements of a live theatrical performance.

Friday, May 28, 2021 @ 9:00a.m.–6:00p.m.

Saturday, May 29, 2021 @ 9:00a.m.–6:00p.m.

Sunday, May 30, 2021 @ 9:00a.m.–6:00p.m.

Price: Free; donations appreciated


****** SATURDAY, 05/29/2021 ******

1) Outside: Adults – FREE Grass Volleyball Clinic at Green Lake

**Lots of Players Here*** Fun Games** Great Workout !!

Free clinic for beginning adults to learn outdoor coed quads + doubles game? Sign up for my @ Green Lake from 1 – 4 pm session.

Get ready for the summer and learn the dozen major rules that are different than the indoor game so you can be ready to play in outdoor leagues.

Green Lake Park

7201 East Green Lake Dr N · Seattle, WA

Saturday, May 29, 2021

1:00 PM to 4:00 PM PDT

Price:  FREE


2) Let’s Explore underground Seattle and Pioneer Square!

If you’ve never been under the sidewalks downtown exploring historical Seattle, you are missing out!  This is one of my favorite places to take guests and visitors when they come to town.  

The tour begins at 11:00 but let’s congregate 15 minutes prior at Beneath the Streets underground location at 102 Cherry Street, Seattle, WA 98104. We will be led by tour guide Terri Lyn and please remember to tip her if she does a good job, which I know she will! Masks are required for everyone even if you’ve been vaccinated.

Saturday, May 29, 2021

Beneath the Streets

102 Cherry St · Seattle, WA

Price: $20


3) Virtual Cook-Book Discussion: Indian-ish by Priya Krishna

Indian food is one of my favorite things to eat, at any time, for any meal (yes, including breakfast). If you would love to bring the warm, rich magic of Indian flavors to your kitchen, this cook book discussion is for you.

This is a virtual event. Participants are invited to cook recipes from the book, “Indian (-ish): Recipes and Antics from a Modern American Family” by Priya Krishna and then dive into the zoom chat on Saturday night to discuss.

Saturday, May 29, 2021

7:00 PM to 9:00 PM PDT



****** SUNDAY, 05/30/2021 ******

1) Olympic Sculpture Park In Downtown Seattle – Plus Interpretive Family Park Packs from SAM 

In the shadow of the Space Needle in downtown Seattle is the 9-acre Olympic Sculpture Park which you can visit and enjoy during daylight hours – it is free and open 365 days a year. When you visit the park on the weekends, be sure to swing by the South Terrace to pick up a “Park Pack,” a tote bag which includes an activity to learn about kinetic art at the Olympic Sculpture Park. These Park Packs sketching supplies and a family-focused activity lesson focused on movement inspired by Mark di Suvero’s Schubert Sonata. 

Park Packs Available: 

Sunday, May 30, 2021 @ 9:00a.m.–2:00p.m.

Saturday, June 5, 2021 @ 9:00a.m.–2:00p.m.

Sunday, June 6, 2021 @ 9:00a.m.–2:00p.m.

Olympic Sculpture Park

2901 Western Ave

Seattle, WA 98121-1025



2) Morning Tweets

Advance Tickets Required

Let’s go birding! Seward Park Audubon Center is emerging from our pandemic closure, so we are inviting our neighbors, near and far, to join us in our next birding adventure. Lead Naturalist Ed Dominguez has returned to Audubon and will lead an exploration of our raptors, songbirds, and waterfowl. We’ll provide the binoculars in this program for people who would like to bird for a lifetime or just one day. 

During our reopening celebration, all of our programs are free. We ask that you limit your participation to one program this weekend so that more members of our community can join in. 

Thank you!

Sunday, May 30, 2021 @ 10:00a.m.–11:30a.m.

Ages 8 and up with families

Seward Park Audubon Center

5902 Lake Washington Blvd S

Seattle, WA 98118-3008

Price: FREE


3)Sunday Ice Cream Cruise

Climb aboard the Fremont Avenue for the Ice Cream Cruise. Every hour on the hour we set out on a 45-minute trip around Seattle’s Lake Union, for a narrated tour of this unique and vibrant waterway. Eat ice cream, enjoy the views and learn about:

  • The birthplace of the Boeing Company
  • Turning an old power plant into a biotech research center
  • A shipyard that has been working for over 100 years
  • The busiest drawbridge in the world
  • Turning an old gas plant into one of Seattle’s favorite parks
  • The unique lifestyle in Seattle’s floating home communities

Informal, fun, family-friendly and dog-friendly.

Ice cream is optional, but highly encouraged!

Runs year-round. Departs on the hour and lasts 45 minutes.

We do not take reservations or sell advance tickets on Sundays. But if you are in line and the run fills up before you can board, you will be given priority boarding for the next run.

First run leaves at 11:00 am

January through April last run leaves at 3:00 pm

May 2 through June 13 last run leaves at 4:00 pm

June 20 through September 5, last run leaves at 5:00 pm

Sunday Fares:

Adults. October through April–$13.00. May through September–$15.00

Children age 3 to 12 — $10.00 year round

  Children age 2 and under — $4.00 year round

A variety of ice cream goodies, snacks and beverages for sale on board


July and August only.

Sunday, May 30, 2021 @ 11:00a.m.–3:00p.m.

Sunday, June 6, 2021 @ 11:00a.m.–3:00p.m.

Sunday, June 13, 2021 @ 11:00a.m.–3:00p.m.

Lake Union Park

860 Terry Ave N # 98109

Seattle, WA 98109-4330

Price:$4-$15: ice cream treats $2-$4



Alair Seattle

Alair is a gift shop in Seattle offering unique and small batch gifts with a focus on locally made goods and companies that give back.

Want to fall in love with a store? Go here. Set aside an hour and get ready to smile, laugh, get nostalgic and buy all the things. There were so many cute patches, pins, cards, wall hangings, etc!



Let me know what you’re going to do for fun this week, and have a great weekend!

Emily Cressey

Let’s Go Seattle! 

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Let’s Go Seattle is a Community-Based Newsletter brought to you by Emily Cressey, a licensed Real Estate Broker with HomeSmart Seattle Real Estate Associates in Washington State who wants you to get out and enjoy where you live! 

Click here for all our past articles about Fun Things To Do In Seattle, WA.

Emily Cressey

Emily Cressey is a real estate broker residing in Lake Forest Park, WA who services the Greater Seattle area including Shoreline, Mountlake Terrace, Brier, Lynnwood, Kenmore, Bothell and Edmonds, WA.

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