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Jennifer Borges Foster, wearing a ruff she made by sewing dictionary pages together; at left, past issues of Filter.

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Game Symphony
Tuesday & Wednesday (6/21–6/22) -
Seattle Symphony is packing two great nerd tastes into one great nerdy evening, with its Play! A Video Game Symphony, in which music from The Legend of Zelda, World of Warcraft, Halo, Super Mario Bros. and other games is set to strings and choral voices. Not nerdy enough yet? Graphics from the games will be projected above the musicians. 7:30 p.m. Prices vary. Read more »

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Red Tricycle Recommends: Kite Flying at Carkeek Park

There’s something about flying a kite that catches the attention of children and makes them beam – maybe it’s the idea of flying or just the focused feeling of holding on tight to that kite string and grounding it to the Earth with their little hands. Whatever your child loves about flying a kite, we want to help you find places in Seattle for them to experience it! Here is a little known but very scenic suggestion from our friends at Redtri.com:

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Bicycle Diaries: How I lost 8 pounds and saved $500

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Better Late Than Never: Local Summer Camps Still Waiting to be Filled

Explore nature at the Wilderness Awareness School

With your schedule jam-packed and your calendar exploding, we don’t blame you for missing the deadline to sign your kid up for summer camp. Fortunately for you, we’ve compiled a list of summer programs around Seattle to keep your little munchkins busy, despite your procrastination.

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Kelly Singer Shows You the Ropes On The Latest Fitness Trend

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Kelly Singer
Kelly explains the benefits of a Battling Ropes class (one of the hardest workouts she’s done!) and where to find a class.


If you see a group of people using long, thick ropes at a park or at your gym they’re not playing tug-of-war, they are Battling Ropes.

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