• International District/Chinatown Branch, 713 Eight Ave. S., a small, but rich space with multi-lingual media to serve the neighborhood, which includes a Mandarin Chinese Story Time program. Mon.-Tues. 1-8 p. m., Wed.-Thurs. 11 a. m.-6 p. m., Sat. 11 a. m.-6 p. m.
Seattle Public Schools www.seattleschools.orgElementary Schools Bailey Gatzert
1301 E. Yesler Way (252-2810) K-8
Washington Middle School 2101 S. Jackson St. (252-2600)
Chinatown-ID Dragon Fest 2012: July 14, noon-8 p. m.; July 15, noon-6 p. m. The Northwest’s biggest Asian-American celebration centered in Hing Hay Park. Lots of cultural performances and outdoor Asian market.
Chinatown Seafair Parade, July 22, 7-9 p. m. A colorful, longstanding event featuring lion and dragon dances and community groups. The parade starts at South Jackson Street and South King Street. www.seafair.com
For events and other information: www.cidbia.orgTraditional Japanese Water Pump