Things to do today and this week:
• Explore a 19th-century fort and learn about the Hudson’s Bay era at the Fort Nisqually Living History Museum, Point Defiance Park, Tacoma. Hours are 11 a.m.-5 p.m. daily. $6; $5 seniors, military and students; $4 ages 4-17; free for ages 3 and younger. 253-591-5339, fortnisqually.org
• It really was 50 years ago that the Space Needle, Pacific Science Center and Seattle Center opened at the World’s Fair. Learn about it at the talk, “The Future Remembered: The 1962 Seattle World’s Fair and Its Legacy,” at noon today at the State Capital Museum, 211 21st Ave. S.W., Olympia. $2 suggested donation. 360-753-2580, washingtonhistory.org
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