Private ESL tutoring, focusing on pronunciation and conversational English, U. S. culture and customs. Flexible daily hours; must speak some English. Free. Beacon Hill. 323-3625.
Cascade Farmers Market, on Thursdays, 3-7 p. m., through Sept. 24. PontiusAve. N.,betweenThomas and Harrison sts. www.cascadefarmersmarket.org.
Friends of the Seattle Public Library book sale, on Sept. 26, 9
a. m.-5 p. m. and Sept. 27, 11 a. m.-4 p. m. Also, member preview, on Sept. 25, 6:30-9:30 p. m. Magnuson Park, 7400 Sand Point Way N. E., Building No. 30. 523-4053.
Louisiana Creole celebration, presented by Arts Gumbo and Northwest Zydeco Music and Dance Association, on Sept. 27: Bayou Blast, 5 p. m.; Mardi Gras parade, 6 p. m.; Demonstrations, 7:30 p. m. $5-$10/ person; $25/family. Rainier Valley Cultural Center, 3515 S. Alaska St.
Pike Place Market Express farmers market, on Tuesdays, 10
a. m.-2 p. m., through Sept. 29. City Hall Plaza, Fourth Ave., between James and Cherry sts.
Harvest Fair, to benefit University District Food Bank, on Oct. 3, 5:30 p. m. St. Demetrios Hall, 2100 BoyerAve. E.
Clean Greens Farm & Market, on Friday-Saturday, 10 a. m.-3 p. m., through November. 116 21st Ave. www.cleangreensfarm.com.
Broadway Farmers Market, on Sundays, 11 a. m.-3 p. m., through Dec. 10. Bank of America parking lot, 10thAve. andThomas St. www.seattlefarmersmarkets.org.