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The Weekend Guide

the thin place!

Act on it.

SEE
The Thin Place World Premier
What:
Follow one man’s explorations into religion and identity in the play inspired by Marcie Sillman’s interviews with local residents.
Why: Magnetic actor Gbenga Akinnagbe (street assassin Chris Partlow on The Wire) is the protagonist.
When: Thru June 13.
Where: Intiman Theatre, 201 Mercer St. (206-269-1900). Tickets (pay what you can every Wed.; reg. $25-$50) online at tickets.intiman.org.

SWING
Links Invitational
What:
Play nine holes at the artist-created indoor miniature golf course.
Why: The game features a series of installations that muse on class, race, and the environmental footprint of the sport itself.
When: Thru July 29. Tee Off opening reception, Fri., 6-8:30 p.m. Regular hours, Mon.-Fri., 11 a.m.-6 p.m.; Sat., 11 a.m.-5 p.m.
Where: Kirkland Arts Center, 620 Market St., Kirkland (425-822-7161). Admission is free.

VISIT
Get Out
What:
The Olympic Sculpture Park kicks off summer with a wildflower festival, low tide explorations led by Seattle Aquarium naturalists, and artist-led tours of the grounds.
Why: Scope the newest batch of locally designed, site-specific art, including Jenny Heishman’s turtle topiary.
When: Sat. Naturalists, 10 a.m.-2 p.m.; wildflower festival, noon-3 p.m.; tours, 2:30 p.m.
Where: 2901 Western Ave. (206-654-3100).

EAT
Street Treats Launches
What:
Independently run snackmobile trucks indulgent baked goods and locally made ice cream around town.
Why: Cream cheese-filled carrot cake cookie sandwiches, brownies, snickerdoodles, High 5 Pie, and Half Pint. And design-your-own ice cream sandwiches.
When: Mon.-Sat., noon-3 p.m.
Where: Check streettreatswa.com for specific locations.

Photo: Chris Bennion

LOCATIONS
Kirkland Arts Center
620 Market St
@ 7th Ave
Kirkland, WA 98033
425-822-7161
2901 Western Ave
@ Broad St
Seattle, WA 98121
206-654-3100
201 Mercer St
Seattle Center
Seattle, WA 98109
206-726-5113
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