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May 7
Stories of the Sea
7 - 10 p.m.
Highliner Pub & Grill, Fishermen’s Terminal, 3909 18th Avenue West
 
Maritime Poetry and Music Slam!!! Limited to 12 performers. To register contact Rob Walgren, Walgren.R@portseattle.org. Sponsored by Seattle Propeller Club, Port of Seattle, Vigor Industrial and presented in cooperation with Pacific Marine Expo and National Fisherman.
 
May 7
Maritime Discovery Day
10 a.m. – 2 p.m.
Lake Union Park
 
Discovery Day features free admission and activities at the Center for Wooden Boats, Northwest Seaport and MOHAI, tours of historic and working vessels, displays, kids’ boat building and other events. Primarily targeted towards elementary and middle school students. Sponsored by the Center for Wooden Boats and Northwest Seaport.
 
For further information: Tyson Trudel, ttrudel@cwb.org.
 
May 7
Hands-on Maritime Career Day Hands-on Maritime Career Day
10 a.m. – 2 p.m.
Lake Union Park
 
This event will primarily focus on career awareness and summer maritime internship opportunities and include tours of historic and working vessels, hands on maritime activities and other events. Sponsored by the Center for Wooden Boats and Northwest Seaport.
 
For further information: Tyson Trudel, ttrudel@cwb.org.
 
May 8
Hands-on Maritime Career Day at Lake Union Park, 10 a.m. – 2 p.m.
Thinking about working on a boat or learning more about career opportunities in the maritime field? This event is focused on career awareness and summer maritime internship opportunities and includes tours of historic and working vessels, hands on maritime activities and other events. This career day is sponsored by the Center for Wooden Boats and Northwest Seaport. For further information: Tyson Trudel, ttrudel@cwb.org.
 
36th Annual Women in Trades Job Fair, 9 a.m. – 2 p.m.
Every year, Washington Women in Trades creates an engaging event where work ready women,
students and everyone else can meet with employers, union apprenticeship programs, vocational training schools and more located at the
Fisher Pavilion at Seattle Center.

 

May 9
Vigor Seattle Maritime Festival Family Fun Day
11 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Lake Union Park
9 a.m. – 5 p.m. Workboat World Invitational Boat Building Competition
Industry teams compete in building a boat from standard materials starting at 9 a.m. Judging at 3 p.m., with racing at South Lake Union scheduled for 4 p.m. Sponsored by WorkBoat magazine and the International WorkBoat Show. 
11 a.m.  Fireboat Display and WorkBoat Parade
The WorkBoat Parade around Lake Union is sponsored by
U.S. Oil and Refining and WorkBoat magazine.
11:30 Tugboat Demonstration and Ballet on Lake Union
11:45 Abandon Ship Demonstration by Seattle Maritime Academy
1 p.m. and 3:30 p.m.  Lake Union/Ship Canal Tour presented by the Port of Seattle
Discover the working waterfront in South Lake Union and on the Ship Canal. Learn about Fishermen’s Terminal. Free board passes are available one hour prior to each departure for a 1.5 hour tour. There is a limit of 200 guests for each tour. There is a limit of four tickets per adult, 18 years or older.
1:10 p.m.  Coast Guard Sea-Air Rescue Demonstration
1:30 p.m.  Survival Suit Races
This prestigious, exciting and fun event will feature teams of four members. At the starting gun, teams put on their survival suits, jump into the warm waters of Lake Union, swim to a life raft and climb aboard. The fastest team wins the competition and the trophy. Survival suit races Presented by Compass Courses Maritime Training.
2:00 p.m.  Tugboat Arthur Foss Engine Start Up Demonstration, Historic Ships Wharf
4 p.m.  Workboat World Invitational Boat Building Competition Races 
See who sinks and who swims!
 And even more fun throughout the day. Join the fun.
 
Watch this video and get the details and schedule of events for the day here!

 

 

 

 

National Marina Day

Free family-friendly fun for boaters and future boaters. Enjoy live music, a beer garden, and kid's activities while learning about Shilshole Bay Marina, its tenants, boating and more.
 
Saturday, June 13
8:30 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Shilshole Bay Marina

Full details here.

  

 

 

 

Classic Weekend

Treat dad, grandpa and the entire family to classic yachts and boats over the Father's Day Weekend. Over 50 Classic yacht Association yachts will be on display.
 
Friday, June 19 - Sunday, June 21
Friday 2 - 4 p.m., Saturday and Sunday 10 a.m. - 4 p.m
Bell Harbor Marina at Pier 66

Complete details here.

   

 

 

 

 

Movies at the Marina

Finding Nemo arrived at Shilshole Bay Marina via East Australian current, and Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl will commandeer the marina's central plaza. Free admission and free popcorn.
 
Finding Nemo - Friday, August 14
Pirates of the Caribbean - Friday, August 21
Movies start at dusk.
Shilshole Bay Marina - moorage is available
More movie and location details here.