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Bothell’s Music in the Park

  • Written by Woodinville Weekly Staff
Come join us for our 33rd annual summer concert series!  Each week we will feature one of Seattle's hottest cover bands for a night of good music and great fun for all ages.  Admission is free.
Friday nights from 6:30-8:00 p.m.
 
North Creek Field #3 (11905 North Creek Parkway S., Bothell)
 
2018 Concert Lineup
July 6. 2018: Spazmatics - The ultimate 80's new wave show
July 13, 2018 - Patitude - A tribute to the music of Pat Benatar
July 20, 2018: Free Rain - Playing all the best top 40 hits!
July 27, 2018: The Marlin James Band - High energy country cover band
August 3, 2018: Portage Bay Big Band - Seattle's hardest-working big band for over 25 years
August 10, 2018: Harmonious Funk - The Kings of R&B - Soul - Funk - Top 40
August 17, 2018: Chris Anderson - An evening of classics & jazz standards
August 24, 2018: The Kings of Hollywood - A tribute to The Eagles

Anderson Summer School Brewfest - July 21

  • Written by Woodinville Weekly Staff
Head to school for an education in local brews! In addition to different McMenamins’ breweries offerings, we’ll have more than two dozen local breweries and cideries pouring over 60 tasters, indoors and out.
It’s free admission and entertainment; go on a brewery tour, and jam to multiple bands playing live music outdoors. Just pace yourself with all these tasters!
 
Live Music
1 p.m. ‘til 3 p.m. – The Hasslers * Folk Rock
4 p.m. ‘til 6 p.m. – Bastard Sons of Johnny Cash * Country
7 p.m. ‘til 10 p.m. – Strange Hotels * Indie Pop

You Can't Stop the Beat With Hairspray at Village Theatre

  • Written by Woodinville Weekly Staff
Village Theatre is closing out their season with an all-new stage production of the Broadway hit musical, Hairspray. Tracy Turnblad is a big girl with big hair and an even bigger dream: to dance her way onto national TV, dethrone the reigning teen queen, win the affections of the local heartthrob, and integrate a TV network… all without denting her ‘do! The Tony and Drama Desk Award-winning Best Musical teach us to look past skin color and size in the fight for equal rights. “What excites me about this show,” says co-director Timothy McCuen Piggee, “is that we get to tell stories that humanize in a world that constantly works to dehumanize. This play is really clever because it offers the opportunity to examine issues like racism, sizeism, homophobia, and bias. This show is thoughtful and courageous and I’m excited to bring it to life with such a strong team of individuals.”
 
Hairspray will be the last show for co-director Steve Tomkins as Village Theatre’s artistic director. “I’ve been ready and excited for this day for a long time. Hairspray is one of the funniest and most delightful musicals ever. As we’ve been working, we’ve discovered all the depth and layers involved in this show. It takes place in the 1960s, but the message is relevant and perfect for today.” After 25 years of dedicated leadership, Tomkins announced his plans to retire last October. With the Opening of Hairspray, Tomkins has directed 64 Mainstage productions, many of which he also choreographed, and helped to propel Village Theatre forward by ensuring that programming is accessible and appealing to audiences from all walks of life. Together with Executive Producer Robb Hunt, Tomkins has helped cultivate the organization into the largest fully producing theatre in the Pacific Northwest, with five buildings in two cities, 20,000 Season Ticket holders, and an annual operating budget of $13.2 million.
 
Hairspray is onstage at Everett Performing Arts Center from July 6 – 29, 2018. For more information or to purchase tickets, visit the website at https://villagetheatre.org/hairspray.php.
 

Become a Waste Warrior!

  • Written by Woodinville Weekly Staff
Curious about recycling? Like to share what you know?
 
Want to make a difference in your community?
 
Become a Waste Warrior!
 
Saturdays, June 23—July 7
10 a.m.—4 p.m.
WSU Extension @ McCollum Park - 600 128th St. SE, Everett
 
Learn about recycling, composting and more from a mix of expert presenters, hands-on training, and local field trips!
This fun, 3-day course is modified from the Master Recycler/Composter program.
 
For more information: http://tinyurl.com/wsu-scs

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