5 happenings around Seattle to celebrate, starting this weekend.

1. 50TH ANNUAL VETERANS DAY PARADE

50th Anniversary Vets Day LogoThe purpose of Auburn’s Veterans Day Parade is to positively focus on honoring our country’s veterans and active military personnel for defending our freedom around the world. Through our parade, we focus recognition on congressionally-recognized Veteran Service Organizations and their auxiliaries, the military and reserve military, National Guard and ROTC.

The Museum of Flight hosts a very important event for breast cancer.

Dr. Mary-Claire King will deliver a keynote address at the third annual Seattle-area American Cancer Society’s Hope Gala Ball on Saturday, May 21. Dr. King will discuss the progressive research that is being conducted by scientists worldwide in order to better understand – and eventually find a cure for – breast cancer, a disease that affects 1 in 8 American women during their lifetime.