A detailed, categorized calendar of events all over Seattle and Western Washington, April 17-23, 2015.
Party for the Planet
FRI-SUN Celebrate our planet, conservation activities, scavenger hunt to to win a behind-the-scenes penguin encounter, 9:30 a.m.-4 p.m. Friday-Sunday, Woodland Park Zoo, 5500 Phinney Ave. N., Seattle; $9.25-$13.75 (206.548.2500 or (zoo.org/party-for-the-planet).
Earth Day/Bengal Tigers birthday
SAT Bengal Tigers Taj and Almos birthday celebration, 1 p.m., Earth Day celebration events, 9:30 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday, Cougar Mountain Zoo, 19525 S.E. 54th St., Issaquah; $9-$12.50 (425-392-6278 or CougarMountainZoo.org).
Killer Whale Tales
SAT Photos and updates on local whales, for all ages, 11 a.m. Saturday, Northwest Stream Center, 600 128th St. S.E., McCollum Park, Everett; $5-$7 (425-316-8592 or streamkeeper.org).
Marine Mammal Mania
SAT-SUN Activities, talks and demonstrations to learn about seals, sea otters and orcas, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturdays-Sundays through April, The Seattle Aquarium, 1483 Alaskan Way, Pier 59, Seattle; $14.95-$21.95 (206-386-4300 or seattleaquarium.org).
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SAT-WED Celebrate Earth Day, $45 off adoption fees for all mixed breed dogs ages 1 year and older, 11 a.m.-8 p.m. Saturday, 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Sunday-Wednesday, Seattle Humane Society, 13212 S.E. Eastgate Way, Bellevue (425-541-0080 or seattlehumane.org).
Nordic Heritage Museum Northern Lights Auktion
SAT Dinner and auction to benefit programs, exhibitions of the Nordic Heritage Museum, 5 p.m. Saturday, Grand Hyatt Hotel, 721 Pine St., Seattle; $125 (206-789-5707 or nordicmuseum.org/events.aspx).
“Wild in Washington” Auction
SUN Supporting South Sound Critter Care wildlife rescue and rehabilitation facility, 12:30 p.m. Sunday, Foster Golf Links, 13500 Interurban Ave. S., Tukwila; $20 (360-886-8917 or southsoundcrittercare.com/2015-auction.html).
YWCA Seattle Inspire Luncheon
TUE Keynote speaker America Ferrera, benefits the region’s leading nonprofit for women and families, noon Tuesday, Washington State Convention Center, Seattle; minimum $150 donation requested (206-490-4378 or ywcaworks.org/2015/luncheon/seattle).
Dinner to benefit Seattle Cancer Care Alliance
WED Dinner, raffle to benefit Seattle Cancer Care Alliance, 5 p.m. Wednesday, Eastlake Bar & Grill, 2947 Eastlake Ave. E., Seattle; (206-957-7777 or neighborhoodGrills.com).
Ride for Major Taylor
SAT Supporting the Major Taylor youth development cycling program, 25 mile ride exploring West Seattle, Delridge, Burien, SeaTac, White Center, 8 a.m. Saturday, Chief Sealth International High School, 2600 S.W. Thistle St., Seattle; $10-$40 (cascade.org/ride-major-rides/ride-major-taylor).
SAT Ride in small, guide groups to tulip farm in La Conner, benefits Seattle Humane Society, 9:30 a.m. Saturday, Blazing Bagels, 6975 176th Ave. N.E., Redmond; $75 (tulipride.org).
SAT Self-guided 20, 40 or 60 mile routes, proceeds support Safe Kids Skagit County, registration 7 a.m.-noon, course open until 4 p.m. Saturday, La Conner Middle School, 503 N. Sixth St., La Conner; $30-$35, ages 14 and younger free (active.com/la-conner-wa/cycling/races/safe-kids-tulip-pedal-2015).
Ride around Lake Sammamish
SUN Cascade Bicycle Club 34 mile, leisurely place ride with snack stop; steady rain cancels, 11 a.m. Sunday, Redhook Ale Brewery, 14300 N.E. 145th St., Woodinville (cascade.org/node/20855).
Bike to Seward Park and African American Museum
PLAN AHEAD Cascade Bicycle Club 20 mile, leisurely paced ride with some hills, museum (admission $5-$7) and lunch/snack stops, 10 a.m. April 24, Gas Works Park, Seattle (cascade.org/node/21028).
Emerald City Contra Dance
FRI Beginner’s workshop, 7 p.m., dance for all ages to live music, don’t wear perfume or other scented products, 7:30 p.m. Friday, Phinney Neighborhood Center, 6532 Phinney Ave. N., Seattle; $5-$8 (206-440-9839 or seattledance.org/contra/emerald.city.html).
Sno-King International Folk Dance Club
SAT Folk dancing, dance lessons, 7 p.m. Saturday, Cedar Valley Grange, 20526 52nd Ave. W., Lynnwood; $7 (206-524-7360 or sno-king.org).
Dancing in Kirkland
TUE Informal teaching for beginners, no partner necessary, waltz, ragtime, tango, polka, line dancing, 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Kirkland Senior Center, 352 Kirkland Ave., Kirkland; $7.50-$10 (425-746-2328).
Carkeek Park Earth Day
SAT Beach cleanup and trail restoration projects, nature walk, see and feed salmon, tours of King County Wastewater Pump Station and Piper’s Orchard, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday, Carkeek Park, 950 N.W. Carkeek Park Road, Seattle (206-684-5999 or seattle.gov/parks).
Earth Day Beach Clean-Up, Golden Gardens
SAT Help clean up the beach, supplies provided, for all ages, children accompanied by adult, 10 a.m. Saturday, Golden Gardens Park, 8498 Seaview Place N.W., Seattle (206-386-4236 or seattle.gov/parks).
Earth Day Beach Clean-Up, Discovery Park
SAT Help clean up the beach, supplies provided, for all ages, children accompanied by adult, 1:30 p.m. Saturday, Discovery Park, 3801 W. Government Way, Seattle (206-386-4236 or seattle.gov/parks).
Bellevue Arbor Day- Earth Day
SAT Volunteer projects, 9-11 a.m., Lewis Creek and other Bellevue Parks, Family Festival, local environmental stewardship organizations host free activities, ranger walks and eco-demonstrations for all ages, 11 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Saturday, Lewis Creek Park and Visitor Center, 5808 Lakemont Blvd. S.E., Bellevue (425-452-4195 or ci.bellevue.wa.us/11669.htm).
Newcastle Earth Day
SAT Activities for all ages, food vendors, live raptors, Hazen Jazz Band, Boeing Concert Band, vendors featuring green products and services, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday, Lake Boren Park, Southeast 84th Avenue and Coal Creek Parkway Southeast, Newcastle (newcastleweedwarriors.org).
Earth Day Event at Bridle Trails State Park
SAT Help with trail maintenance, snacks, drinks, lunch, 9 a.m.-noon Saturday, Bridle Trails State Park, Northeast 53rd Street and 116th Avenue Northeast, Kirkland (425-827-6595 or bridletrails.org).
Earth Month, Seattle Parks and Recreation
SAT-SUN Help with volunteer projects including Seattle Tilth Drop-In Wetland Work Party, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday, Rainier Beach Urban Farm and Wetland, 5513 S. Cloverdale St.; Jackson Park Perimeter Trail Work Party, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday, meet at trail kiosk outside Jackson Park Golf Course entrance, 1100 N.E. 135th St.; Friends of Lincoln Park work party, 9 a.m.-noon Sunday; Green Lake Litter Patrol, walk around the lake and pick up litter, tools and gloves provided, 9-11 a.m. Sunday, start at Bathhouse parking lot, 7312 W. Green Lake Dr. N.; Llandover Woods work party, 9 a.m.-noon Sunday, 238 N.W. 145th St.; Greenwood native planting and cleanup, 10 a.m.-noon Sunday, Greenwood Park southeast corner, 602 N. 87th St.; Fremont Peak Park work party, 10 a.m..-1 p.m. Sunday, 4357 Palatine Ave. N.; Seattle (seattle.gov/parks).
WED Seattle Monorail tours, 10:30 a.m., noon, 1 p.m., preregister; museum activities, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Wednesday, Seattle Children’s Museum, Seattle Center Armory, Seattle; $7.25-$8.25 (206-441-1768 or thechildrensmuseum.org/earth-day).
Earth Day Activities with Pacific Science Center
WED Explore the polar regions with Science On a Sphere, investigate Earth’s place in the universe with the Willard Smith Planetarium, 10:30 a.m.-5 p.m. Wednesday, Pacific Science Center, 200 Second Ave. N, Seattle; $11.50-$19.50 (206-443-2001 or pacificsciencecenter.org/Environmental-Education/earth-day).
Earth Day Celebration, Museum of Flight
WED Looking at the asteroid threat to our planet and steps Sentinel Mission is taking to reduce the threat, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Wednesday, Museum of Flight, 9404 E. Marginal Way S., Seattle; $12-$20 (206-764-5700 or museumofflight.org).
Earth Day Alki Beach Clean-Up
WED Help clean the beach, gloves and bags provided, 2-4 p.m. Wednesday, 59th Avenue Southwest and Alki Avenue Southwest, Seattle (seattle.gov/parks).
FRI-SUN Inflatable bounce/slide rides including Toddler’s Zone, children’s entertainment, 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Friday-Sunday, Seattle Center Armory, Seattle; $1.50/single ride; $8/all day pass; $4.50/all day Toddler Zone pass (206-684-7200 or seattlecenter.com).
World Rhythm Festlval
FRI-SUN Drumming workshops and performances, marketplace, bring a drum, drums provided for workshops and classes, limited drum rental available; opening night performances, 7-9:30 p.m. Friday; 10:30 a.m.-6 p.m. Saturday, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Sunday; dance performances and party, 7-9:30 p.m. Saturday, drum circle, 5:30-6:30 p.m. Sunday, Seattle Center Armory, Seattle (206-684-7200 or swps.org).
FRI-SUN Animals, FFA and 4-H contests, SlamFest Demolition Derby, Monster Truck Show, racing pigs, Garden Show, Auto Alley, KidZone, vendors, rides, food, 10 a.m.-10 p.m. Friday-Saturday, 10 a.m.-8 p.m. Sunday, Washington State Fair Events Center, 110 Ninth Ave. S.W., Puyallup; $8-$10, parking free; Military Appreciation Day, free admission to active, reserve, retired military with ID and their dependents Friday; Monster Truck Show, 7:30 p.m. Friday, $9-$31 includes fair admission; SlamFest demolition derby, 7:30 p.m. Saturday, 4 p.m. Sunday, $9-$31 includes fair admission (253-841-5045 or thefair.com/spring-fair).
Downtown Mount Vernon Street Fair
FRI-SUN Tulip Festival arts and crafts vendors, food court, entertainment, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Friday-Saturday, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Sunday, downtown Mount Vernon (360-336-3801 or mountvernondowntown.org).
Skagit Tulip Festival
THRU APRIL 30 Fields in bloom, updated bloom information on website, special events, Tulip Festival Administration and Store, 311 W. Kincaid St., Mount Vernon (360-428-5959 or tulipfestival.org); display garden, gift store, 9 a.m.-7 p.m. daily, Roozengaarde, 15867 Beaver Marsh Road, Mount Vernon; $4-$5 (360-424-8531 or tulips.com); display gardens, indoor flower display, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. daily, later when weather permits, no pets; Tulip Town, 5002 Bradshaw Road, Mount Vernon; $5 cash only; ages 6 and younger free (360-424-8152 or tuliptown.com/wordpress).
PLAN AHEAD Artisan food, craft beer and wine festival, 7 p.m. April 24, Pike Place Market, Seattle; $45-$120 (pikeplacemarketfoundation.org/arcade-lights).
Cherry Blossom and Japanese Cultural Festival
PLAN AHEAD Japanese food, taiko drumming, art demonstration, calligraphy demonstrations, gift shop, book sale, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. April 24-26, Seattle Center, Seattle (206-684-7200 or seattlecenter.com).
Kelsey Creek Farm Sheep Shearing
PLAN AHEAD Sheep shorn of their winter coats, spinning demonstrations, children’s craft activities, tractor/wagon rides, pony rides, food vendors, animal viewing areas, 11 a.m.-4 p.m. April 25, Kelsey Creek Farm Park, 410 130th Place S.E., Bellevue; charges vary for food and activities (425-452-7688).
Rhododendron Species Botanical Garden Spring Plant Sale
FRI-SAT Plants from 25 local nurseries, advice, free Garden admission with plant purchase, rare plant raffle, food trucks, 3-6 p.m. Friday, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday, Rhododendron Species Botanical Garden, 2525 S. 336th St., Federal Way (253-838-4646 or rhodygarden.org).
Summer Blooming Bulbs
SAT How to choose, plant and care bulbs, 10:30 a.m. Saturday, Master Gardener Demonstration Garden, 15416 S.E. 16th St., Bellevue; free (425-485-5942).
SAT Clematis made easy, 1:30 p.m. Saturday, Sky Nursery, 18528 Aurora Ave. N., Shoreline; free (206-546-4851 or skynursery.com).
NPA Spring Plant Sale
SUN Northwest Perennial Alliance hosts small nurseries with new introductions, rare perennials, native favorites, garden art, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Sunday, North Seattle College, 9600 College Way N., Seattle (425-647-6004 or northwestperennialalliance.org).
Hardy Plant Society Spring Sale
SUN Plants and seeds, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Sunday, Center for Urban Horticulture, 3501 N.E. 41st St., Seattle (hardyplantsocietywa.org)
SUN Creative use of different plant materials and design, 1 p.m. Sunday, Swansons Nursery, 9701 15th Ave. N.W., Seattle; free (206-782-2543 or swansonsnursery.com).
PLAN AHEAD Edibles, annuals, perennials by dozens of specialty nurseries, proceeds benefit Washington Park Arboretum maintenance and education programs, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. April 25, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. April 26, Magnuson Park, Seattle (206-325-4510 or arboretumfoundation.org).
Evergreen Stamp Show
SAT-SUN Evergreen Stamp Club displays, vendors, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Sunday, Kent Commons, 525 Fourth Ave. N., Kent; free (253-856-5000).
PLAN AHEAD Scrapbooking exhibits, vendors, seminars, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. April 24, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. April 25, Washington State Fair Events Center, Puyallup; $8-$15, preregister for some events and activities (253-841-5045 or scrapbookexpo.com).
Living History Day: Sewing to Sowing
SAT Gardening and sewing techniques from the 1850s at the fort’s Heritage Gardens, learn hand sewing and see demonstrations of an early sewing machine, join in 1850s games and activities, 11 a.m.-5 p.m.; garden talk by Marianne Binetti, 1 p.m. Saturday, Fort Nisqually Living History Museum, 5400 N. Pearl St., Tacoma; $5-$8 (253-591-5339 or fortnisqually.org).
White River Valley Museum free day
SUN Exhibits on Puget Sound history, Northwest Native culture, Japanese immigration, Northern Pacific Railway; noon-4 p.m. Sunday, White River Valley Museum, 918 H St. S.E., Auburn; free (253-288-7433 or wrvmuseum.org).
Meeker Mansion Cellar to Attic Tours
SUN Tour all four floors, discover what’s hidden in the “secret” basement or attic of historic Victorian mansion, proceeds benefit restoration, noon-4 p.m., last tour begins 3 p.m. Sunday, Meeker Mansion, 312 Spring Street, Puyallup; $4-$6 (253-848-1770 or meekermansion.org).
STEM: Science Uncorked
APRIL 23 Learn about the other “stem” education, sampling Washington wines while exploring science from the vine, appetizers, 7 p.m. April 23, Pacific Science Center, Seattle; $40-$45 (206-443-2001 or pacificsciencecenter.org/Events/21-and-over-events).
American Spirits: The Rise and Fall of Prohibition
ONGOING National Constitution Center touring exhibit on the era of Prohibition with re-created speak-easy, films, photos, multimedia, artifacts, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. daily, until 8 p.m. first Thursdays, through Aug. 2, Museum of History & Industry, 860 Terry Ave N., Seattle; $14-$17, age 14 and younger free (206-324-1126 or mohai.org).
Infinite Wonders of Science Fiction/Star Wars and the Power of Costume
ONGOING Exhibits include recently opened “Infinite Wonders of Science Fiction” artifacts from films and television shows, and special exhibit “Star Wars and the Power of Costume,” 10 a.m.-5 p.m. daily, EMP Museum, 325 Fifth Ave. N., Seattle; $12-$25/regular admission, “Star Wars” special exhibit by timed entry, $23-$29 (206-770-2702 or empmuseum.org).
Pompeii: The Exhibition
ONGOING Exhibit to experience Pompeii before and after the epic eruption 2,000 years ago, when it was buried beneath layers of volcanic ash left by the eruption of Mount Vesuvius, hidden until its rediscovery 250 years ago, through May 25, Pacific Science Center, Seattle; $17-$32 by timed entry, reservations suggested (800-664-8775 or pacificsciencecenter.org).
Future of Flight/Smithsonian Black Wings Exhibit
ONGOING Smithsonian’s National Air and Space Museum traveling exhibit examines the contributions of important African American aviators from the past and present who helped make the dream of careers in flight and space exploration, 8:30-5:30 daily through June 14, Future of Flight Aviation Center, 8415 Paine Field Boulevard, Mukilteo; $10-$18 (425-438-8100 or futureofflight.org/black-wings).
Pacific Bonsai Museum
ONGOING Contemporary and traditional bonsai from around the world, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Tuesdays through Sundays, tours 1 p.m. Sundays, Pacific Bonsai Museum, 2515 S 336th St., Federal Way; free (253-353-7345 or pacificbonsaimuseum.org).
Kayak and Film Festival
SAT-SUN Kayak and stand up paddle board classes, advance registration recommended, test drive a kayak, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Sunday, Demo Beach; Film Festival, 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Peninsula College Maier Performance Hall, Port Angeles (portangeleskayakandfilm.com).
Row for a Day at Renton Rowing Center
SUN Learn basics of rowing, tour the boathouse, quick course in indoor rowing, programs offered, on-the-water rowing experience (weather permitting), 9 a.m. Sunday, Renton Rowing Center, 1060 Nishiwaki Lane, Renton; $20 (425-902-4858 or rentonrowingcenter.org/lessons/learn-to-row/).
Dragon boating, Seattle
ONGOING Introduction to sport of dragon boating, no experience or reservations needed, all equipment provided, for ages 18 and older or 12 and older with parent, 6 p.m. Mondays, Wednesdays; 8 a.m. Saturdays, 3 p.m. Sundays, South Lake Union Park, 860 Terry Ave. N., Seattle; first three practice sessions free (206-715-7066 or seattleflyingdragons.org).
Dragon boating, Kenmore
ONGOING Experience dragon boating, beginners welcome, ages 12 and older, no registration needed, 6 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays, noon Saturdays-Sundays, Kenmore Waterfront Activities Center, 7353 N.E. 175th St., Kenmore; first three practices free (425-954-3129 or kenmorewac.org).
SAT Walk to see birds in varied part habitats, bring binoculars if you have them, for adults and ages 8 and older accompanied by adult, 8 a.m. Saturday, Discovery Park, 3801 W. Government Way, Seattle; $3, preregister (206-386-4237 or seattle.gov/parks).
April Pools Day
SAT-SUN Water and boating safety information, low-cost life jacket sales, kids’ activities, free public swims, 12:30-2:30 p.m. Saturday, Ballard Pool, 1471 N.W. 67th St., Seattle (206-684-4094); 9:30-10:30 a.m. Saturday, Meadowbrook Pool, 10515 35th Ave. N.E., Seattle (206-684-4989); 12:30-2 p.m. Saturday, Medgar Evans Pool, 500 23rd Ave., Seattle (206-684-4766); 3:30-4:30 p.m. Saturday, Queen Anne Pool, 1920 First Ave. W., Seattle (206-386-4282); 10:30 a.m.-noon Saturday, Rainier Beach Pool, 8825 Rainier Ave. S., Seattle (206-386-1925); 10:30 a.m.-noon Saturday, Southwest Pool, 2801 S.W. Thistle St., Seattle (206-684-7440); and 3:30-5:30 p.m. Sunday, Madison Pool, 13401 Meridian Ave N, Seattle (206-684-4979 or (seattle.gov/parks).
National Parks Free Entrance Days
SAT-SUN Free entrance to National Parks, opening weekend of National Park Week, Saturday-Sunday, Mount Rainier National Park (nps.gov/findapark/feefreeparks.htm
Seattle Urban Trek
PLAN AHEAD Benefiting the Seattle Children’s Research Institute, teams of three or four race a 6-7 mile course with series of checkpoints hosting mystery cognitive or physical challenges, 7 a.m. April 25, Safeco Field, Seattle; $135-$170 (seattleurbantrek.com).
Superfluity Plant and Rummage Sale
FRI-SAT Plant sale, perennials, shrubs, vegetable starts, annuals; collectibles, books, children’s items, home décor, 9:30 a.m.-6 p.m. Friday, 9:30 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturday, University Congregational United Church of Christ, 4515 16th Ave. N.E., Seattle (206-283-3866).
FRI-SAT Used books at bargain prices, proceeds benefit library programs, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Friday, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday, Maple Valley Library, 21844 S.E. 248th St., Maple Valley (425-432-4620); and 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Friday, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday, Enumclaw Library, 1700 First St., Enumclaw (360-825-2045 or kcls.org).
Estate sale to benefit dog rescue
SAT Vintage chime, cut glass, crystal, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday, All the Best Pet Care, 9803 Edmonds Way, Edmonds (206-801-7679).
Latvian Communtiy Center Rummage Sale
APRIL 23-26 Toys, electronics, house wares, clothes, tools, books, sporting goods, small furniture, plants, jewelry, collectibles, special Latvian items, bake sale, 9:30 a.m.-7 p.m. April 23-24, 9:30 a.m.-5 p.m. April 25, noon-4 p.m. April 26, Latvian Cultural Center, 11710 Third Ave. N.E., Seattle (seattlelatviancenter.com).
LeMay Wine & Chocolate Affair
PLAN AHEAD Chocolate and candy vendors and other specialty gift shopping, includes wineglass and five tastes, 4-9 p.m. April 24-25, LeMay Marymount Event Center, 325 152nd St. E., Tacoma; $25 (253-272-2336 or lemaymarymount.org).
School Break events for kids and teens
FRI-SUN Seattle Public Library hosts activities for kids and teens including Lego Mania, Irish dancing, movies, crafts, games, Friday-Sunday, Seattle Public Libraries (spl.org/schoolbreaks).
Waste-Free Earth Day
SAT King County EcoConsumer public outreach program and Recology CleanScapes event, activities for kids of all ages and learn about local environmental programs and issues, drop off electronics or old bikes for free recycling. 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday, Five Corners Shopping Center, 15858 First Ave. S., Burien (KCecoconsumer.com).
BBB Secure Your ID Day
SAT Free document shredding and cellphone recycling, up to three bags or boxes of unwanted documents per person, free Child ID, 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturday, Better Business Bureau, 1000 Station Drive, DuPont (bbb.org/alaskaoregonwesternwashington/get-involved/bbb-secure-your-id-day).
SAT Informal gathering to learn about travel experiences, 9 a.m. Saturday, Wide World Books & Maps, 4411 Wallingford Ave. N., Seattle (206-634-3453 or wideworldtravelstore.com).
Travel to Rome
SAT Adventure On Travel seminar, 2 p.m. Saturday, North Bend Library, 115 E. Fourth St., North Bend; free (adventureontravel.com).
SAT Rick Steves’ Europe hosts traveling with a tablet or smartphone, 10 a.m. Saturday, Edmonds Theater, 415 Main St., Edmonds; free, preregistration required (ricksteves.com).
Travel Florence and Cinque Terre
SUN Adventure On travel seminar, 2 p.m. Sunday, Federal Way Library, 34200 First Way S., Federal Way; free (253-838-3668 or adventureontravel.com).
Keep Issaquah Beautiful
PLAN AHEAD Individuals and groups needed to pick up litter, plant flowers and other projects at many locations, tools, snacks provided, 9 a.m.-noon April 25, Issaquah; preregister (425-391-1112 or issaquah360.com/keep-issaquah-beautiful-attention-all-volunteers).