Monday (July 13)
Explore Adriana Hess Wetlands on guided bird walk
Join in a guided bird walk at Adriana Hess with volunteer leaders Rosanne Becker and Russ Smith. It is a short and easy walk; bring your binoculars and field guide or you can borrow some. It begins at 10 a.m. Monday at the Adriana Hess Audobon Center, 2917 Morrison Road W., University Place. No registration is needed. For more information, call 253-565-9278.
Northwest history and commerce on display at Museum of History and Industry
Explore and learn about the Northwest at the Museum of History and Industry, 860 Terry Ave. N., Seattle. There’s plenty to see, including the “Maritime Seattle” exhibit celebrating the community’s relationship with water. “The Bezos Center for Innovation” explores and showcases the regions history of innovation; “True Northwest: The Seattle Journey” explores some of the trials and tribulations of Seattle on its journey from wilderness to world city; and the new temporary exhibit called “American Spirits” is an exhibit of the rise and fall of prohibition. The museum is open 10 a.m.-5 p.m. daily, with admission of $17 adults; $15 seniors, $14 students and military; and free for children 14 and younger. For more information, go to mohai.org.
Native artists is theme of exhibit at Burke Museum in Seattle
Burke Museum of Natural History and Culture, 17th Avenue Northeast and Northeast 45th Street, Seattle, is on the University of Washington campus and has the following exhibit: “Here & Now: Native Artists Inspired” explores the relationship between the museum and Northwest native art, artists and scholars. Hours are 10 a.m.-5 p.m. daily. Admission is $10 adults, $8 seniors, $7.50 students with ID and youths ages 5 and older. For more details, go to burkemuseum.org.
Explore the body and how it works Pacific Science Center ‘Grossology’
It’s back. “Grossology: The (Impolite) Science of the Human Body” exhibit has returned to the Pacific Science Center, 200 Second Ave. N., Seattle. Explore the good, the bad and the downright ugly about how your body works. The exhibition uses sophisticated animatronics and imaginative exhibits to tell about runny noses, body odor and much more. Take a “Tour du Nose” to explore 10 nasal features, including how your snoot acts as an air filter, a smell sensor and a mucus producer. It’s a fun and educational look at our bodies. There’s plenty more to see and do at the science center, so make it a day for the entire family. Hours are 10 a.m.-6 p.m. daily, with admission of $11.75-$19.75. For more information, go to pacificsciencecenter.org.