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JBLM Freedom Fest

Looking for something fun to do this Fourth of July? Celebrate Independence Day with Freedom Fest at Joint Base Lewis McChord! The free celebration is open to the public and begins at 11am with the Classy Chassis Car Show. Enjoy carnival rides, fair food, and vendors all day and catch live music at...
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Smokey Bear

Be A Mountain Steward For Fire Season

Supported by StickerYou.com Guys named Smokey have to hang together. My pal and namesake Smokey Bear asked me to spread the word about the impending fire hazard and how you can help. March was one of the driest on record. The measured rain at Sea-Tac was 63% BELOW normal. April rains produced rains...
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Rookie Year Observations About The Seattle Freeze

Supported by StickerYou.com This week’s Seattle Times survey about the Seattle Freeze has people talking about not talking. The findings: 49% of people interviewed prefer to NOT talk with you. Is the Northwest truly unfriendly? As a relative newcomer, I am curious. What could possibly cause this...
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The Taco Truck Challenge Is Back!

The only thing better than a taco truck is a whole fleet of taco trucks. Welcome to this year's Taco Truck Challenge ! It's coming up this Saturday, May 4th at Seattle Center. Aside from liquid refreshments in the Seafair Beer and Margarita Garden and live performances by Max Frost, Beverly Crusher...
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Kickball

Let's Play Kickball!

Supported By StickerYou.com I read somewhere that the key to happiness is to do something that puts you in touch with your 10-year-old self at least once a week. Riding a bike or swinging on a swing can make you feel like a kid again. And so can playing a game of kickball. Today is National...
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Safety Pin

Happy International Safety Pin Day

Supported by stickeryou.com StickerYou.com Today is International Safety Pin Day. It got me wondering why would we even have a Safety Pin Day, so I looked into it. As it turns out, we've been using safety pins for thousands of years. Sometime in the 14th or 13th century BC, the Mycenaeans in...
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Motocross

From a tea party to motocross -- there's weekend fun for you around the Sound

Powered By StickerYou StickerYou.com You can't say we don't have variety when it comes to weekend things to do. Dive in, check out the list, and have a great weekend! StickerYou.com Seattle Lacrosse Club Sunday, 1:15pm. Against Riot at Lower Woodland #7 (Greenlake.) University of Washington...
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retractable leashes

Retractable Dog Leashes: The Great Debate

StickerYou.com A recent study which shows the rise in dog walking-related injuries sustained by older Americans has brought an old debate back into the light; Are retractable leashes a good or a bad thing? The answer, of course, is both. While retractable leashes are good for walking your dog in...
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Guy dressed like a leprechaun

Here's your guide to St. Patrick's Day weekend fun around the Sound

It's always good when St. Patrick's Day falls on a weekend, and when the weather's more like spring than like winter -- and this weekend, the stars align for a great St. Pat's celebration. My only issue: I truly have NO green clothes. I don't even think I have green socks, and I do have a lot of...
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Cocktails

Cocktails, hockey, kids, dogs: Weekend fun around the Sound

Daylight Saving Time starts early Sunday morning (or sometime later on Sunday if you're lazy or confused!) which gives us more time for outdoor fun at the end of the day. Here's what's happening around the Sound all weekend long. Have fun! Cocktail District Saturday, noon and 6pm. The highlight of...
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