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What's HappeningWhat’s happening in June

June 1, 2011

May 27 – June 12

The Port­land Rose Festival was start­ed in 1907. The Grand Floral Parade starts at 10:00 a.m. on June 6th.

June 5

World Environment Day was launched by the U.N. General Assembly in 1972. It is held annually on June 5th to bring attention to environ­mental issues and to promote sustainable development in communities.

June 14

Flag Day celebrates the day in 1777 that the US flag was chosen.

June 21

The Summer Solstice is the first day of summer.

June 19 – 20

The Fremont Fair Solstice Parade begins at noon on Saturday, June 20th.

June 19

Father’s Day is the third Sunday in June. Children give their fathers gifts or cards to show their love.

June 26

At Seattle Pride over 100,000 people gather to celebrate gay, lesbian, bisexu­al and transgendered rights.

Published June 2011

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