It’s a busy weekend in Ballard and it looks like the record-breaking heat is gone.
Saturday morning from 8:30 a.m. to 10 a.m. the Hi-Life (5425 Russell Ave) is hosting a benefit pancake feed for Seattle’s Bravest, a local organization that provides care for fallen firefighters and their families.
From 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday, Whittier Elementary will be hosting a community rummage sale at the school (1320 NW 75th).
From noon to 3:30 p.m., volunteers with Seattle Works will descend on Golden Gardens to help spruce up the park.
Saturday is Swedish National Day and the Swedish Cultural Center is throwing a “Saab Story,” a Swedish car show in the parking lot of the center from 1 p.m. to 6 p.m. Dinner and a program at 6 p.m. Reservations required. 206-283-1090.
From 8 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. on Sunday morning enjoy the last pancake breakfast at the Swedish Cultural Center of the season. No more pancakes until September!
Sunday at noon at All the Best Pet Care (1909 NW Market St.) is the fundraiser for “Ballard” a neighborhood feral cat who had a leg amputated on Memorial Day weekend. Donations are needed to help pay for its vet bill (Disclosure: All the Best Pet Care is a sponsor of MyBallard.)
The Boeing Employees Concert Band kicks off the 20th annual free concert series at the Locks. The band will play from 2 p.m. to 3 p.m.
A mystery time capsule will be opened at 3 p.m. on Sunday at the Leif Erikson Hall (2245 NW 57th St.)