Front Porch: Its time for Tour de Terrace
Tour de Terrace, a Seafair-sanctioned event, kicks off at 6:45 p.m. Friday with the 20th Annual Tour de Terrace Parade, featuring the Seattle Police Motorcycle Drill team. This year's grand marshal is Danny Bonaduce, radio disc jockey and actor most known for his role as Danny on "The Partridge Family." The parade travels north along 56th Avenue West from 234th Street to Evergreen Playfield.
Come and see the parade roll down "Main Street" with fan favorites, including the Seafair pirates and clowns, Lake City Western Vigilantes, drill teams, dancers, floats, trucks and classic cars.
In addition, Tour de Terrace has live music and entertainment on the main stage, a beer garden, food booths with American and international selections, a pancake breakfast, street fair and carnival. On Saturday, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., there's a classic car, truck and motorcycle show, and fireworks starting at 10 p.m.
The Mountlake Terrace 5K Fun Run/Walk begins at 8:30 a.m. Saturday at Mountlake Terrace High School. The race benefits local schools. Fee is $25; $20 for children. Kids under 5 years old participate for free. Please visit Active.com, search for "Mountlake Terrace 5K" to register.
Tour de Terrace runs noon-11 p.m. Friday; 9 a.m.-11 p.m. Saturday; and 9 a.m.-6 p.m. Sunday.
For more information, go to www.tourdeterrace.org.
Nominations sought: The KSER Foundation is seeking nominations for the 2013 KSER Voice of the Community Award, which recognizes individuals, organizations and businesses that speak up about local community or cultural concerns with positive results for the North Puget Sound.
The nomination deadline is Aug. 1. For more information, eligibility guidelines and application forms, visit www.kser.org.
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