SEATTLE: SEPTEMBER-OCTOBER 2008
THE ART OF RACING IN THE RAIN. Local Author Garth Stein will read from his novel. 6:30-7:45 p.m. Seattle Public Library Ballard Branch, 5614 22nd NW. For more info call 206-386-4103.
GO HEALTHY MONTH. Go Healthy at Public Science Center. Admission fees for Pacific Science Center will be free. Noon-3 p.m. 200 Second Ave. N. For more details call 206-834-8606.
THE GREENWOOD BRANCH LIBRARY CELEBRATES 80 YEARS OF SERVICE. Come enjoy birthday cake and juice and lots of games and a chance to win some prizes. 1-6 p.m. 8016 Greenwood Ave. N. For more info call 206-386-4103.
10TH ANNUAL BUG BLAST. Presented by Scarabs, The Bug Society. Bug Blast is free with museum admission. 10 a.m.-4 p.m. on the UW Campus at 17th Ave. NE and NE 45th St. For more info call 206-543-5590.
MEET THE AUTHOR JIM WICKWIRE. This attorney and mountain climber from Seattle is the first American to reach the top of K2. 7-8:30 p.m. Bellevue Library 1111 10th Ave. NE.
KIDNAPPING WATER: This is an interactive sound and light installation. 10 a.m.- 6 p.m. Jack Straw New Media Gallery, 4261 Roosevelt Way NE. For more info call 206-634-0919.
LIVING WITH WILDLIFE WORKSHOP. Join Seattle Parks and Recreation, Wash. Fish and Wildlife, and the Progressive Animal Welfare Society. 7-8:30 p.m. Rainer Community Center, 4600 38th Ave. S. For more info call 206-386-1919.
QLIANCE PRIMARY CARE OPEN HOUSE AND TOURS. Visit their Seattle location for a tour and also talk to providers. 5-7 p.m. 509 Olive Way Suite 1607. For more info call 206-913-4772.
GIVE ME LIBERTY. Booksigning for "A Handbook for American Revolutionaries," by best-selling author Naomi Wolf. Tickets are $5 and are available by calling 800-838-3006. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. Downstairs at Town Hall enter on Seneca Street.
PUGET SOUND HEART WALK. Help to fight heart disease and strokes. Walk is followed by a fun festival at Qwest Field. 8:30 a.m. Donations only. For more info call 206-632-6881.
ISSAQUAH SALMON DAYS FESTIVAL. Fun for all ages. Enjoy food, sporting events, entertainment and lots more. 10 a.m.- 6 p.m. Historic Downtown Issaquah, 100 Front St. N. For more details call 425-392-0661.