This week's summertime happenings for families, kids and teens

Children's Garden Summer Programs, weekdays through September. Hands-on garden camps for children ages one to 14 years. 4649 Sunnyside Ave. N. 633-0451, ext. 2 or www.seattletilth.org.

Free Junior Golf Lessons and Play, July 25 and July 20, 4-5 p.m.; July 22, noon-2 p.m. Jefferson Park Golf Course. Charles, 325-7591.

Summer Arts and Culture Camp, through Aug. 4, Mondays through Fridays 9 a.m.-4 p.m. A multicultural arts camp that explores Southeast Asia for ages 7-11. Rainier Valley Cultural Center, 3515 S. Alaska St. $195 per week. 725-7169.

"Angkor/America," July 26-Aug. 5. Rainier Valley Youth Theatre presents this production at Rainier Valley Cultural Center, 3515 S. Alaska. 725-7169.

Columbia City Beat Walk, Aug. 4. Musicians, business owners, locals and others attend this event on the first Friday evening of each month. $5 joint cover. 760-4211 or www.columbiacitybeatwalk.org.

Free Art Class, through Aug. 16. Wednesdays, 10 a.m.-noon. Discover new ways to shape clay sculpture. For ages 10-14. Youngstown Cultural Arts Center, 4408 Delridge Way S. 923-0853 or www.naturec.org.

Tours of the Kubota Garden, July 22, 10 a.m. Fourth Saturdays through Oct. 28. Free public tours of the Kubota Garden, at the junction of Renton Ave. S. and 55th Ave. S. Meet in the parking lot. The guide will be wearing a teal blue stole. 725-5060.

Illuminated Creations, through Aug. 17. Thursdays, 1-3 p.m. Create nature inspired 3-D creatures using bamboo, paper-mache, tissue-paper and lights. For ages 8-18. Free. Youngstown Cultural Arts Center, 4408 Delridge Way S. 923-0853 or www.naturec.org.

Rainier Beach Community Back to School Bash, Aug. 12, noon-4 p.m. Free food, school supplies, carnival giveaways, cultural booths, entertainment and displays. At Rainier Beach Community Center, 8825 Rainier Ave. S.

Children in the library

Carnival of Animals
, July 20, 6:30-7:30 p.m. at the International District/Chinatown library 713 Eighth Ave. S. Carnival of the Animals is a fun and witty romp through the classical music piece.

Preschool Story Time, July 20, 11 a.m. Stories, puppets, flannel boards, finger plays and songs. Beacon Hill Library, 2821 Beacon Ave. S. 684-4711.

Toddler & Pre-School Story Time, July 20, 10:30-11 a.m. at the NewHolly library 7058 32nd Ave. S. Children 18 months - 5 years old and their caregivers are invited to celebrate.

Preschool Story Time, July 20, 10:30-11 a.m. at the Rainier Beach library 9125 Rainier Ave. S. Children 3-5 years old are invited to celebrate stories, songs, and finger plays.

Cantando y Jugando, July 21, 10:30-11:30 a.m. at the Columbia Library 4721 Rainier Ave. S. Sing, dance and make music with Marco Cort├ęs and friends!

Puss in Boots, July 22, 2-3 p.m. at the Central Library at 1000 Fourth Ave. Follow the story of the poor miller's son and his amazing cat.

Adventures of Sinbad, July 23 2-3 p.m. at the Central Library at 1000 Fourth Ave. Elegant, graceful and richly colored shadow puppets fly across the stage as Sinbad.

Reading Magic, July 24, 1:30-2:30 p.m. at the International District/Chinatown library 713 Eighth Ave. S. Every book is a magic book, but only when you read it! Summer readers are invited.

Reading Magic, July 25, 6:45-7:45 p.m. at the Columbia Library 4721 Rainier Ave. S.

Every book is a magic book, but only when you read it!

Picnic Storytime, July 26, 11:30 a.m.-12:00 p.m. at the Columbia Library 4721 Rainier Ave. S. Enjoy stories about picnics while enjoying a picnic of your own! Weather permitting.

Preschool Story Time, July 26 10:30-11 a.m. at the Rainier Beach library 9125 Rainier Ave. S. Children 3-5 years old are invited to celebrate stories, songs, and finger plays.

Teens in the library

Where Do You Go for Online Manga and Comics?
, July 19, 2-3 p.m. in the Central Library at 1000 Fourth Ave. Whether superheroes or shojo are your obsession, come share your favorite manga.

Movie Madness, July 19, 2-4 p.m. in the Columbia Library at 4721 Rainier Ave. S. Enjoy snacks and an assortment of interesting documentary and anime movies.

Film: The Pink Panther, July 21, 3-5 p.m. in the Beacon Hill Library, 2821 Beacon Ave. S. Bumbling French Inspector Jacques Clouseau (Steve Martin) must solve a murder.

Where Do You Go for Online Quizzes?, July 26, 2-3 p.m. in the Central Library at 1000 Fourth Ave. Do you hate it when someone has already fi lled out the personality test in your favorite magazine? Divulge your favorite sites for online quizzes.[[In-content Ad]]