A detailed, categorized calendar of events all over Seattle and Western Washington, May 8-14, 2015.

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Animal events

Mother’s Day Discount at Seattle Humane

FRI-SUN Moms receive $25 off adoption fee! for any pet, 11 a.m.-8 p.m. Friday-Saturday, 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Sunday, Seattle Humane Society, 13212 S.E. Eastgate Way, Bellevue (425-649-7563 or seattlehumane.org).

Westie Club Spring Dog Walk

SAT Walk, bring lunch and chair or blanket, 10:30 a.m., Seward Park Picnic shelter #1, 5902 Lake Washington Blvd. S., Seattle (whwtcops.org/calendar.php).

Fabulous Felines

SAT Cat adoption event, noon-3 p.m. Saturday, Belltown Commuity Center, 415 Bell St., Seattle (206-386-7387 or seattleanimalshelter.org).

Whiskers, Wings & Wagging Tails Pet Fair

SAT Flyball demonstrations, pets available for adoption, vendors, displays, dog safety classes for kids, kids’ Me & My Dog Show, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday, Redmond Senior Center, 8703 160th Ave. N.E., Redmond; free (425-556-2314 or redmond.gov/petfair).

Catio Tour Seattle

PLAN AHEAD Tour of Seattle homes featuring catio outdoor cat enclosures to keep cats safe and protect local birds and wildlife, noon-4 p.m. May 16 (425-787-2500 or paws.org).


Warrior Scholar Fundraiser Event

FRI Student Veterans Association fundraiser to support student veterans’ scholarships at Seattle Central College, 7:30 p.m. Friday, Seattle’s Elks Lodge #92, 301 Queen Anne Ave. N., Seattle; $20-$25 (bpt.me/1169036).

Lung Force Walk

SAT American Lung Association 2.5 mile fundraiser walk through South Lake Union, children’s activities, music, pets welcome, 9 a.m. Saturday, Denny Playfield, 822 John St., Seattle; free, $100 fundraising goal suggested (LUNGFORCE.org/Walk).

West African Art Auction to Benefit Ghanaian High School Students

SAT In support of Ghanaian students, wine reception, dinner, auction featuring Ghanaian masks, sculptures, textiles and artifacts, 5:30 p.m. Saturday, Mount Baker Community Club, 2811 Mount Rainier Drive S., Seattle; $65 (503-286-7562 or anansieducation.org).

Northwest Junior Pipe Band 20th Anniversary Gala

SAT Dinner, auction, performances by the Northwest Junior Pipe Band to benefit musical program for youth up to age 18, 5:30 p.m. Saturday, Nile Shrine Center and Golf Course, 6601 244th St. S.W., Mountlake Terrace; $55-$80 (206-508-1261 or nwjpb.org).

Historic Seattle Preservation Awards

TUE Awards for public and private projects to preserve Seattle heritage, 5:30 p.m. Tuesday, Good Shepherd Center, 4649 Sunnyside Ave. N., Seattle; $30-$85 (206-622-6952 or historicseattle.org).

Northwest Kidney Centers’ Breakfast of Hope

MAY 14 Music from folk singers Maura Rogers and Meredith Pangrace, proceeds benefit Northwest Kidney Centers’ transplant support and charity care, .7:30 a.m. May 14, The Westin Seattle; $150 donation requested (206-292-2771 or nwkidney.org/breakfast).

Graham Hill Dinner and Auction

PLAN AHEAD Auction to support Graham Hill Elementary School, 5 p.m. May 16, South Seattle College, 6000 16th Ave. S.W., Seattle; $30, registration deadline May 11 (grahamhillauction.org).


Ride around Lake Sammamish

SUN Cascade Bicycle Club 34 mile ride, leisurely and moderate pace groups, 11 a.m. Sunday, Redhook Ale Brewery, 14300 N.E. 145th St., Woodinville (cascade.org/node/20857).

Bike to Work Day

PLAN AHEAD Dozens of commuter stations along major routes provide information on bike routes starting at 6 a.m. May 15 (cascade.org/f5-bike-work-day).

City of Redmond Bike Bash

PLAN AHEAD Celebrate Bike-To-Work Day with fellow cyclists, music, bike vendors, food, beer and wine garden, 4 p.m. May 15, Redmond Central Connector Trail at Leary Way and 161st Avenue Northeast, Redmond; free (bit.ly/BikeBash15).

Haul Ash Tour de Brew Bike Ride

PLAN AHEAD Ride commemorates the 35th anniversary of the 1980 eruption of Mount St. Helens, 42-mile round-trip on the Burke-Gilman Trail, 10 a.m. May 16, Redhook Ale Brewery, Woodinville; $40-$45 (redhook.com).


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).

Beatles night

SAT Dance lesson, 7 p.m., all ages dance with DJ music, 8-10:30 p.m. Saturday, Hayloft Dance hall, 15320 35th Ave. W., Lynnwood; $15 (425-743-6180).

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).


Seattle Maritime Festival Famiy Fun Day

SAT Workboat vessel tours, kids’ toy boat building, music, boat display, food trucks, beer garden, Workboat World Invitational Boat Building Competition, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday; fireboat display and workboat parade, 11 a.m.; tugboat demonstration and ballet, 11:30 a.m.; Lake Union/Ship Canal boat tours, 1 and 3:30 p.m., free, space limited, tickets available half-hour before departure; survival suit races, 1:30 p.m. Saturday, Lake Union Park, 800 Terry Ave. N., Seattle (seattlepropellerclub.org).

Spirit of West Africa

SAT Performances, visual arts, activities, food, games and marketplace exploring traditional and contemporary culture of Senegal, Guinea, Benin, Mali, Ghana, Liberia, Nigeria and Cameroon, noon Saturday, Seattle Center Armory, Seattle (206-684-7200 or seattlecenter.com).

Pike Place Market Flower Festival

SAT-SUN Flower vendors line the Pike Place cobblestone street, kids’ Mother’s Day card-making, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday-Sunday, Pike Place Market, 1501 Pike Place, Seattle (pikeplacemarket.org).

Food events

Market to Table Culinary Tour

SAT Chef tour of the Market to choose seasonal ingredients for cooking demonstration and lunch, 9:30 a.m. Saturday, Pike Place Market, 1501 Pike Place, Seattle; $99 (pikeplacemarket.org).

Meet Your Maker Spirits Showcase

PLAN AHEAD Tasting event to benefit Washington Distiller Guild, new releases and craft cocktails from 12 Northwest distilleries, bartender competition, food vendor, cigar tent, 6 p.m. May 15, The Factory Luxe, 3100 Airport Way S., Seattle; $25-$40 (206-683-3288 or seattleuncorked.com/events).


Lake Wilderness Arboretum Spring Plant Sale

FRI-SAT Plants from the collection and specialty plant, garden art and craft vendors, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Friday, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday, Lake Wilderness Arboretum, 22520 S.E. 248th St., Maple Valley (253-293-5103 or lakewildernessarboretum.org).


FRI-SUN Gardens in bloom, displays, exhibits, activities, 10 a.m. Friday-Sunday, Lakewold Gardens, 12317 Gravelly Lake Drive, Lakewood; $6-$9 (253-584-4106 or lakewoldgardens.org/mayfest.html).

Spring Plant Sale to Support Volunteer Park Conservatory

SAT Friends of the Conservatory sale, plants featured in the Conservatory, orchids, cacti, house plants, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday, Volunteer Park Conservatory, 1400 E. Galer St., Seattle (206-322-4112 or volunteerparkconservatory.org).

Nathan Hale High School Plant Sale

SAT Large selection of vegetable starts, herbs, fuchsia baskets, geraniums, grown by high school students using sustainable methods, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday, Nathan Hale High School Urban Farm, 110th Street and 34th Avemue Northeast, Seattle (halehs.seattleschools.org).

Orca K-8 School Plant Sale

SAT Organic veggies, tomatoes, berries, perennials, herbs, flowers, garden art, activities for kids, proceeds support school garden program, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday, Orca K-8 School, 5215 46th Ave. S., Seattle (orcagarden.wordpress.com).

Mother’s Day Flower and Plant Sale, Olde Burien

SAT Seattle Flower Truck and spring plant sale, noon-5 p.m. Saturday, Southwest 152nd Street, 10th Avenue Southwest and Ambaum Way, Seattle (discoverburien.org).

Prince of Peace Plant Sale

SAT Homegrown perennials, annuals, vegetable starts, hanging baskets, houseplants, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday, Prince of Peace Lutheran Church, 14514 20th Ave. N.E., Shoreline (206-363-8100 or princeofpeaceshoreline.com).

Redmond Garden Club Plant Sale

SAT Perennial, vegetable starts, shrubs, crafts, planters, growing advice, 8 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday, 17212 N.E. 144th St., Redmond (redmondgardenclub.com).

PineLake Garden Club Plant Sale

SAT Perennials, biennials, unusual plants, proceeds support community service projects, 9 a.m.-2:30 p.m. Saturday, Sammamish Presbyterian Church, 22522 N.E. Inglewood Hill Rd., Sammamish (pinelakegardenclub.org).

Skagit County Master Gardeners Plant Fair

SAT Tomatoes, veggie starts, annuals, perennials, herbs raised by Skagit Master Gardeners, vendor, bring plastic pots to recycle, 8 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday, Skagit County Fairgrounds, 1410 Virginia St., Mount Vernon (ext100.wsu.edu/skagit/mg/plant-fair).

WSU Whatcom County Master Gardener Plant Sale

SAT Thousands of plants including 23 unique tomato varieties, workshops, food vendors, plant clinic, demo gardens; proceeds support Master Gardener program, 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday, Hovander Park, 5299 Neilsen Rd., Ferndale (whatcom.wsu.edu/ch/plantsale.html).


Seattle Vintage Toy Buying Show

FRI-MON Cash payments for 20th century toys, 9:30 a.m.-5 p.m. Friday through Monday, Courtyard Marriott, 14615 N.E. 29th Pl., Bellevue; free (americastoyscout.com).

Seattle Doll & Toy Market

SAT Antique and collectible dolls, toys and bears, food vendor, appraiser to identify and value keepsakes for $3 charitable donation, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday, Shoreline Center, 18560 First Ave. N.E., Shoreline; $5 (425-712-1575).

Mother’s Day events

Mother’s Day Plant Sale and Open House

FRI-SUN MsK Nursery sale, rare and native plants, garden art, family activities, garden in spring bloom, 10 a.m.-5 p.m., Friday-Sunday, Kruckeberg Botanic Garden, 20312 15th Ave. N.W., Shoreline (206-546-1281 or kruckeberg.org/msk).

Mother’s Day Weekend in the Garden

SAT-SUN Gardens in bloom, music, food, Flower Collection sale, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday-Sunday, Rhododendron Species Botanical Garden, 2525 S. 336th St., Federal Way; $5-$8, ages 12 and younger and active/retired military with ID free (253-838-4646 or rhodygarden.org/cms/).

Mother’s Day Celebration

SAT-SUN Specials, prize drawing, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Saturday-Sunday, Country Village, 23732 Bothell-Everett Highway, Bothell (countryvillagebothell.com).

Mothers Ride Free at Northwest Railway Museum

SAT-SUN Scenic vintage train excursion through the Cascade foothills to the top of Snoqualmie Falls with stop in North Bend, option to get off and take a later train back; mothers ride free accompanied by paying child of any age, 11:30 a.m., 1, 2:30, 4 and 4:45 p.m. Saturday-Sunday, Northwest Railway Museum, 38625 SE King St, Snoqualmie; $10-$18 (425-888-3030 or TrainMuseum.org).

PowellsWood Mother’s Day Weekend

SAT-SUN New garden spaces, guest speakers, book signing, tea, tours, music, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday-Sunday, PowellsWood, 430 S. Dash Point Road, Federal Way; $5, ages 11 and younger free (253-529-1620 or powellswood.org/mothers-day-weekend-2015).

Meeker Mansion Mother’s Day Tea

SAT-SUN Victorian tea and tour, 12:30 and 2 p.m. seatings Saturday-Sunday, Meeker Mansion, 312 Spring St., Puyallup; $12 by reservation (253-848-1770 or meekermansion.org).

Mother’s Day

SUN Free admission for moms, Mommy and Me Story Time and activities, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Sunday, Seattle Children’s Museum, Seattle Center Armory, Seattle; $7-$8.25 (206-441-1768 or thechildrensmuseum.org/mothers-day).

Mother’s Day at the Aquarium

SUN Celebrate human and animal moms, 9:30 a.m.-5 p.m., free espresso drink for moms 11 a.m.-4 p.m., Sunday, The Seattle Aquarium, 1483 Alaskan Way, Pier 59, Seattle; $14.95-$21.95 (206-386-4300 or seattleaquarium.org).

Mother’s Day StoryCraft

SUN Mother’s Day stories and crafts for ages 4-8, 10:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m., Sunday, Burke Museum of Natural History and Culture, University of Washington, Seattle; $7.50-$10 (206-543-5590 or burkemuseum.org).

Mother’s Day Social

SUN Light refreshments, music in the garden, 1 p.m. Sunday, Bellevue Botanical Garden, 12001 Main St., Bellevue; free (425-452-2750 or bellevuebotanical.org).

Mother’s Day, Museum of Glass

SUN Free admission for mothers, workshops, Chihuly walking tour, noon-5 p.m., Sunday, Museum of Glass, 1801 E. Dock St., Tacoma; $5-$15 (museumofglass.org).

Mother’s Day in the Watershed

SUN Celebration of all the mothers in our lives, tea, coffee, snacks, learn about moms both human and wild that have raised their families in the watershed, noon-4 p.m. Sunday, Cedar River Watershed Education Center, 19901 Cedar Falls Road S.E., North Bend; free, no registration required (206-733-9421 or seattle.gov/util/EnvironmentConservation/OurWatersheds/CedarRiverWatershed/ProgramsTours/index.htm).

Mother’s Day Music and Rhodies

SUN Garden in bloom, music with Harper Tasche, bring a blanket or chair, noon-4 p.m. Sunday, Meerkerk Gardens, 3531 Meerkerk Lane, Greenbank, Whidbey Island; $10, ages 15 and younger free (360-678-1912 or meerkerkgardens.org).

Museum events

Northwest Seaport Chantey Sing

FRI Sea Chanteys and other maritime music for all ages to celebrate our connections to the sea, 7:30 p.m. Friday, Museum of History & Industry Compass Cafe, 860 Terry Ave N., Seattle; free (206-447-9800 or nwseaport.org).

Artifact ID Day

SAT Experts identify objects from the natural and cultural world including blankets, and other objects from Native American cultures, the Pacific Islands, and Southeast Asia, and archaeological artifacts, bones, fossils, and rocks, no appraisals given, limit 3 items per person, 1-3 p.m. Saturday, Burke Museum of Natural History and Culture, University of Washington, Seattle; $7.50-$10 (206-543-5590 or burkemuseum.org).

Family Fun Day

SAT Activities for children of all ages; 5th Avenue Theatre musical “Baseball Saved Us” adaptation of children’s book by author Ken Mochizuki, 11 a.ml; Ken Mochizuki, author of “Baseball Saved Us,” discusses his books and why he became a writer, 1 p.m.; artist demonstratesJapanese calligraphy, 2 p.m.; marketplace, 11 a.m. Saturday, Wing Luke Museum of the Asian Pacific American Experience, 719 S. King St., Seattle; free (206-623-5124 or wingluke.org/family-fun-day).

Astronomy Day

SAT Astronomy-related crafts and demos, conversations with astronaut who installed the International Space Station skylight and expert from NASA’s mission to Ceres, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Saturday, Pacific Science Center, 200 Second Ave. N, Seattle; $11.50-$19.75 (206-443-2001 or pacificsciencecenter.org).

Neely Mansion May Tea

SAT Tea time, music, tour unique Victorian farmhouse, 2 or 3:30 p.m., Saturday, Neely Mansion, 12303 Auburn-Black Diamond Road, Auburn; $15 by reservation (253-850-2777 or neelymansion.org).

Combat Edge Weekend

SAT-SUN Display of Air Force jets, programs with pilots and other guest speakers, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday-Sunday, Museum of Flight, 9404 E. Marginal Way S., Seattle; $12-$20 (206-784-5720 or museumofflight.org).

Issaquah Valley Trolley

SAT-SUN Opening weekend of the season, vintage trolley rides with stories of Issaquah history, 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturdays-Sundays through Sept., weather permitting, Issaquah Depot Museum, 78 First Ave. N.E., Issaquah; $5 includes admission to Issaquah History Museums; ages 5 and younger free (issaquahhistory.org/issaquah-valley-trolley).

Camlann Medieval Village Days

SAT-SUN Living history experience, village activities and interactions of life in 14th century English village, activities include archery, blacksmithing, weaving, candle making, hearth cooking, shoemaking, noon-5 p.m. Saturdays-Sundays, Camlann Medieval Village, 10320 Kelly Road N.E., Carnation; $5 (425-788-8624 or camlann.org).

Pompeii: The Exhibition

ONGOING Exhibit to experience Pompeii before and after the epic eruption 2,000 years ago of Mount Vesuvius, daily through May 25, Pacific Science Center, 200 Second Ave. N., Seattle; $17-$32 by timed entry, reservations suggested (800-664-8775 or pacificsciencecenter.org).

Rebel, Jedi, Princess, Queen: Star Wars and the Power of Costume

ONCOING More than 50 handcrafted costumes from the first six Star Wars films including the mask of Darth Vader, gilded suit of C-3PO, robes of Jedi masters, Imperial Stormtrooper and other uniforms, armor, and royal gowns and how they were created, through Oct. 4, entrance by timed ticket, Friday-Saturday, EMP Museum, 325 Fifth Ave. N., Seattle; $23-$29 (206-770-2702 or empmuseum.org).

Year of the Volcano Commemoration Event

PLAN AHEAD Artists, authors and scientists discuss the May 18, 1980 eruption, 11 a.m.-4 p.m. May 16; “Living in the Shadows: Volcanoes of Washington” exhibit through May 17, Washington State History Museum, 1911 Pacific Ave., Tacoma; $8-$11 (888-238-4373 or washingtonhistory.org).

Paddle sports

Northwest Paddling Festival

FRI-SAT Meet paddle experts, test out a boat or paddle board, SUP jousting, kayak polo exhibition, swap meet, 2-7 p.m. Friday, 9 a.m.-9 p.m. Saturday, Lake Sammamish State Park, 2000 NW Sammamish Road, Issaquah; $7 (206-634-0911 or northwestpaddlingfestival.com).

Park events

Migratory Bird Day

SAT Walk to see birds in varied part habitats, bring binoculars if you have them, 7-9 a.m. and 8-10 a.m. Saturday, $3/person; learn about migratory birds, for adults and ages 5 and older accompanied by adult, 1-3 p.m. Saturday, free; Discovery Park, 3801 W. Government Way, Seattle (206-386-4237 or seattle.gov/parks).

All Things Saturn

SAT Planetarium show on Saturn, the ringed wonder of the solar system; if the sky is clear, telescopes available, 8 p.m. Saturday, Edwin E. Ritchie Observatory, 11299 Arrow Point Dr. N.E., Battle Point Park, Bainbridge Island; $2 (206-842-9152 or bpastro.org).

Wild Waves Theme Park

SAT-SUN Rides only, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Saturday-Sunday and May 16-17, Wild Waves Theme Park, 36201 Enchanted Parkway S., Federal Way; $9.99, parking $10-$20 (253-661-8000 or wildwaves.com).

Remlinger Farm Family Fun Park

SAT-SUN Openng weekend of the season, Family Fun Park farm animals, hay jump, kiddie rides, entertainment, pony rides, 10:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Saturdays-Sundays, $11.68-$13.85; farm market, 9:30 a.m.-6 p.m. daily, Remlinger Farms, 32610 N.E. 32nd St., Carnation (425-333-4135 or remlingerfarms.com).

Arboretum walk

SUN Flower Power walk to see flowering trees and plants at peak bloom, 1 p.m. Sunday, Graham Visitor Center, 2300 Arboretum Dr. East, Seattle; free (206-543-8800 or uwbotanicgardens.org).

State Parks free day

SUN Discover Pass not required to visit any Washington State Park Sunday (parks.wa.gov).


Music at Third Place Commons

FRI-SAT Ray Skjebred & the Yeti Chasers jazz, 7:30 p.m. Friday; Cascadia Big Band, 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Third Place Commons, 17171 Bothell Way N.E., Lake Forest Park; free (thirdplacecommons.org).


Color Run

SUN Part of worldwide event to celebrate health, happiness and individuality, 5K run/walk for individuals or teams of up to four, portion of proceeds benefit Ronald McDonald House charity, 8 a.m. Sunday, Seattle Center, Seattle; $60-$65 (thecolorrun.com/Seattle).

Run Like a Mother 5K

SUN 5K run/walk, 9 a.m., kids’ race, 8:30 a.m. Sunday, Magnuson Park, Seattle; $15-$45 (runlikeamother.com).

Beat the Bridge

PLAN AHEAD Competitive 8K run and wheelchair race, noncompetitive 4-mile family walk, 1-mile fun run, Diaper Derby for toddlers, proceeds benefit the Northwest chapter of JDRF (Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation), 8 a.m. May 17, Husky Stadium, Seattle; $30-$60 (www2.jdrf.org/site/PageServer?pagename=btb_homepage).


Charity Wedding Dress Sale with Brides for a Cause

FRI-SAT Sale of 500 wedding dresses, $150 and up, proceeds support Wish Upon A Wedding, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Friday-Saturday, Des Moines Beach Park Event Center, 22030 Cliff Ave. S., Des Moines; free (503-282-4000 or bridesforacause.com/road-show-seattle-wa-may-7-9-2015/).

Lake City Lion’s Club Flea Market

SAT 60 vendors, new, used, vintage and collectible in art, jewelry, tools, ephemera, snack bar, 9 a.m.-3 p.m., 9 a.m. Saturday, Lake City Community Center, 12531 28th Ave. N.E., Seattle (206-362-4378).

West Seattle Community Garage Sale Day

SAT Communitywide sale at 200 locations Saturday (westseattlegaragesale.com).

Bazaar, plant sale

SAT Quilts, dolls, paintings, jewelry, planter boxes, plants, bake sale, 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday, East County Senior Center, 276 Sky River Parkway, Monroe (360-794-6359 or eastcountyseniorcenter.org).

Lake Forest Park Farmers Market

SUN Opening day of the season, produce, flowers, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Sundays, Lake Forest Park Town Center, 17171 Bothell Way N.E., Lake Forest Park (thirdplacecommons.org).

Lynwood Community Market

SUN Arts, crafts, antiques, food vendor, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Sunday, Lynwood Commons, 4779 Lynwood Center Road N.E., Bainbridge Island (206-319-3692 or lynwoodcommunitymarket.org).


3 Point Productions Golf Tournament

SAT Four-person team scramble, portions of the proceeds benefiting the Extraordinary Futures Program, 8 a.m. Saturday, The Golf Club at Echo Falls, Snohomish; $125 (3ptproductions.com/golf-tournament-registration).

Seattle AntiFreeze: Underdog Sports Leagues

MAY 14 Social gathering for people interested in exploring what defines the character of Seattle, with guest presentations by Underdog Sports League, 6 p.m. May 14, Museum of History & Industry, 860 Terry Ave N., Seattle; free (206-324-1126 or facebook.com/events/536905596449220/).

Special interest

Roses to honor veterans

SAT Volunteers from UW Navy ROTC place 1,200 roses donated from the May 8 “Ten Grands” concert at Benaroya Hall on veterans’ grave sites, starting with brief ceremony, all invited to watch or participate, 10 a.m. Saturday, Evergreen-Washelli Memorial Park, 11111 Aurora Ave. N., Seattle (206-362-5200).

Redmond Historical Society

SAT Speaker on the Nokomis Club women’s organization from 1909 to the present, 10:30 a.m. Saturday, Old Redmond Schoolhouse Community Center, 16600 N.E. 80th St., Redmond; $5/suggested donation (redmondhistoricalsociety.org).

South Sound Opening

SAT For all ages, boat displays and tours, kid’s build a-boat, music, marine displays, food trucks, 11 a.m.-4 p.m.; formal opening of South Sound Boating season begins with flag ceremony, 2 p.m. Saturday, Des Moines Yacht Club, 22737 Marine View Drive, Des Moines (206-878-7220 or .desmoinesyachtclub.com/index.htm).

Lost cities of Vesuvius

SUN Archeologist tells the stories of the Roman cities of Pompeii and Herculaneum, 1 p.m. Sunday, Seattle Central Library, 1000 Fourth Ave., Seattle (206-386-4636).


Mounger Pool

SAT-SUN Opening for the season, outdoor pool with corkscrew slide and warmer, shallow Little Pool, open swims, water exercise, swim lessons, Friday Night Family Swim events, Saturday-Sunday, Mounger Pool, 2535 32nd Ave. W., Seattle; $2-$6.50 (206-684-4708 or seattle.gov/parks/aquatics/mounger.htm).