A detailed, categorized calendar of events all over Seattle and Western Washington, Nov. 6-12, 2015.

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Animal events

PAWS 2016 Calendar Launch Party

SAT Open house to launch 2016 Calendar, hot cider, cookies, meet calendar stars; calendar proceeds help save homeless, injured and orphaned animals, 2 p.m. Saturday, Mud Bay, 8532 First Ave N.W., Seattle (paws.org/).

“Oldies But Goodies” pet adoption discount

ONGOING Reduced adoption fees on all cats and dogs over the age of 8, noon-6 p.m. Wednesdays-Sundays through Nov., Homeward Pet Adoption Center, 13132 N.E. 177th Place, Woodinville (425-488-4444 or homewardpet.org).


Holiday Bazaar at Providence Mount St. Vincent

FRI Christmas boutique, linens, glassware, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Friday, Providence Mount St. Vincent, 4831 35th Ave. S.W., Seattle; free (206-937-3700).

Newport Ski and Snowboard Swap

FRI-SAT New and used snow sports gear at bargain prices to benefit Newport High School; 5-9 p.m. Friday, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday, Newport High School, 4333 Factoria Blvd. S.E., Bellevue (425-206-1786 or newportskiswap.com).

Kent Holiday Craft Market

FRI-SAT Arts and crafts by 70 vendors, Figgy Pudding Cafe and Bake Sale, holiday music, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Friday, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday, Kent Senior Activity Center, 600 E. Smith St., Kent (253-856-5150 or kentholidaycraftmarket.com).

Pickering Barn Christmas Craft Show

FRI-SAT Handcrafted Christmas and holiday décor, accessories, children’s items, specialty foods, 10 a.m.-7 p.m. Friday, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday, Pickering Barn, 1730 10th Ave. N.W., Issaquah (425-413-1004).

Peddlers Village Holiday Faire, Seattle

SAT Arts, crafts and gift show, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday, Lake City Community Center, 12531 28th Ave. N.E., Seattle (peddlersvillagefaire.com).

Library Book Sale, Lake Forest Park

SAT New and gently-used books, CDs at bargain prices, proceeds benefit library children’s programs, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday, everything half-price 3-4 p.m., Lake Forest Park Library, 17171 Bothell Way N.E., Lake Forest Park (206-362-8860 or kcls.org).

Holiday Bazaar, Mountlake Terrace

SAT Crafts and gift items by 70 local artists and vendors, food available, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday, Mountlake Terrace High School, 21801 44th Ave. W., Mountlake Terrace (edmonds.wednet.edu/MTHS).

Bothell Sons of Norway Bazaar & Bake Sale

SAT Norwegian crafts, sweaters, Victorian handmade scarfs and other handmade items, Nordic baked goods, lunch available for purchase, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday, Bothell Sons of Norway, 23905 Bothell-Everett Highway, Bothell (bothellsonsofnorway.org).

Holiday Bazaar, Bothell

SAT Treasures, bake sale, gifts for all ages, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday, Bothell United Methodist Church, 18515 92nd Ave. N.E., Bothell (bothellumc.org).

Julefest Christmas Bazaar, Kent

SAT Norwegian needlework, ornaments, quilts, American Girl doll clothes, bake sale, lunch, demonstrations of Scandinavian foods and crafts; benefits local food banks and mission projects; 9 a.m.-3 p.m., 9 a.m. Saturday, Zion Lutheran Church, 25105 132nd Ave. S.E., Kent (253-631-0100 or zionkent.org).

Woodinville Holiday Craft Fair

SAT Northshore Special Education Parent/Professional Advisory Council (SEPAC) hosts event to raise funds in support of special education at the Northshore School District; 80 craft vendors, raffles, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday, Woodmoor Elementary School, 12225 N.E. 160th St., Bothell (sepacnsd.org/events-activities/craft-fair).

Greyt Howlidays Craft Fair, Woodinville

SAT Greyhound fundraising event, raffle, auction, vendors, pie and bake sale, wine tasting; greyhounds only allowed on-site, 1-3:30 p.m. Saturday, Brightwater Education & Community Center at Clean-Water Treatment Facility, 22505 State Route 9 Southeast, Woodinville (206-228-8942 or greyhoundpetsinc.org).

Polish Fall Bazaar

SAT-SUN Food including pickle soup, borscht, pierogi, Polish sausage, cabbage rolls, dine-in or take out, Polish beer, pastries, sale including amber, books, crafts, Polish crystal, pottery, noon-6 p.m. Saturday-Sunday, Polish Cultural Center, 1714 18th Ave., Seattle (206-322-3020 or polishhome.org/DefaultEng.htm).

Holiday Boutique Craft Show, Bothell

WED-NOV. 15 Arts and crafts including holiday décor, pottery, jewelry, candles, gourmet foods, dog treats; noon-7 p.m. Wednesday, 10 a.m.-7 p.m. Nov. 12-14, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Nov. 15, I.U.O.E. Union Hall, 18701 120th Ave. N.E., Bothell (206-909-4051).

Seattle Chocolates Anniversary Party and Sale

NOV. 12 Seattle Chocolates sale, food bank donation with every item purchased, chocolate samples, wine, 4-8 p.m. Nov. 12, Seattle Chocolate Company, 1180 Andover Park W., Seattle (seattlechocolates.com/anniversary-party).

Vasa Park Christmas Craft Show, Bellevue

NOV. 12-14 Holiday setting, crafts by 85 vendors, 10 a.m.-7 p.m. Nov. 12-13, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Nov. 14, Vasa Park Resort & Ballroom, 3560 W. Lake Sammamish Parkway S.E., Bellevue (425-413-1004).

White Center Library Holiday Bazaar and Book Sale

PLAN AHEAD Sale of gently used, vintage and collectible items and books to benefit library programs, 11 a.m. Nov. 13, White Center Library, 11220 16th S.W., Seattle (206-243-0233 or kcls.org).

Best of the Northwest

PLAN AHEAD Arts and crafts by 82 artists, food truck, kids’ art table, noon-8 p.m. Nov. 13, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Nov. 14, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Nov. 15, Hanger 30, Magnuson Park, 6310 N.E. 74th St., Seattle; $5-$8, admission free 4-8 p.m. Nov. 13 (nwartalliance.org).


Relay Dance Collective

FRI Dance performances, food, proceeds support Relay’s upcoming season and community programs, 6:30 p.m. Friday, Mount Baker Community Club, 2811 Mount Rainier Drive S., Seattle; $25-$40 (relaydance.org/).

LOL! 2015: A Comedy Event to Prevent and End Homelessness

SUN Comedy by Brett Hamil, auction, dinner, by Seattle Community Law Center, 5 p.m. Sunday, The Triple Door, 216 Union St., Seattle; $100-$150 (206-686-7252 or seattlecommlaw.org/LOL).

City Fruit Cider Taste Fundraiser

NOV. 12 Souvenir glass, tastes from ten Northwest cidermakers, small plates, auction of cider-themed prizes and local experiences, proceeds benefit the 2016 harvest to provide fresh, local fruit to 50 meal programs and food banks, 6:30 p.m. Nov. 12, Pike Place Market Atrium Kitchen, Seattle; $75-$85 (360-602-1778 or cityfruit.org/calendar/city-fruit-5th-annual-cider-taste-fundraiser).

Junior League of Seattle Bachelor Auction

PLAN AHEAD Junior League of Seattle auctions Seattle eligible bachelors with date packages, to raise funds for JLS community initiatives and volunteer training, 6:30 p.m. Nov. 13, Metropolist, 2931 First Ave. S., Seattle; $50-$75 (206-324-3638 or jrleagueseattle.org/?nd=bachelorauction2015).

Festival of Trees

PLAN AHEAD Jubilee Reach evening in the Christmas spirit to benefit Bellevue students and families in need, 5:30 p.m. Nov. 13, Hyatt Regency Bellevue; $150 (425-746-0506 or jubileereach.org/festivaloftrees).


The Birds of Winter

MON Tales of how local birds survive in winter, 7 p.m. Monday, Center for Urban Horticulture, 3501 N.E. 41st St., Seattle; $15 (206-685-8033).


Skandia Dance

FRI Dance workshop, 7:30 p.m., dance to live Scandinavian music, 8:30 p.m. Friday, Cedar Valley Grange, 20526 52nd Ave. W., Lynnwood; $15, kids free (425-954-5262 or skandia-folkdance.org).

Beatles Party

SAT Rumba lesson, no partner or experience needed, 7 p.m.; Beatles songs with DJ for all kinds of dancing, ages 18 and older, 8 p.m. Saturday, Rockin’ Horse Dance Barn, 11820 150th Ave. S.E., Renton; $12-$15 (425-917-1188 or learn2dance4fun.com).

Sno-King International Folk Dance Club

SAT Folk dancing, dance lesson, 7 p.m. Saturday, Cedar Valley Grange, 20526 52nd Ave. W., Lynnwood; $7 (206-524-7360 or sno-king.org).


Harvest Festival

FRI Celebrate the fall harvest season with games, dinner, treats, 6 p.m. Friday, Pine Lake Covenant Church, 1715 228th Ave. S.E., Sammamish; free, donations for dinner suggested (425-392-8636 or plcc.org/harvest).

Hmong New Year Festival

SAT Celebrate the cultural roots of the Hmong people through performances, visual arts, foods, workshops, children’s activities, marketplace, fashion show, theme “40 Years in America” with video presentation “40 Voices: We are Hmong,” 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday, Seattle Center Armory, Seattle (206-684-7200 or hmongofwa.org).

Diwali Festival of Lights

SAT Indian dance and culture to celebrate Diwali, the Indian Hindu Festival of Lights with crafts, traditional sweets and treats, children’s performances and fashion show, prizes for best dancer and best costume, 5 p.m. Saturday, Bellevue Family YMCA, 14230 Bel-Red Road, Bellevue; $5, ages 4 and younger free, preregister (425-746-9900 or bellevueymca.org).

Food events

Pancake Breakfast, Bothell

SAT Pancakes, eggs, sausage, all ages welcome, proceeds support senior services; 8-11 a.m. Saturday, Northshore Senior Center, 10201 E. Riverside Drive, Bothell; $5 (425-487-2441 or northshoreseniorcenter.org).

Pacific Northwest Cuisine

NOV. 12 “Beyond Cedar-Planked Salmon: What is Northwest Cuisine?” conversation with local chefs and restaurateurs, 7 p.m. Nov. 12, Seattle Central Library, 1000 Fourth Ave., Seattle; free (206-386-4636).

Beer Tasting Dinner Cruise

PLAN AHEAD Dinner, cruise on Lake Union and Lake Washington, Ballast Point Brewery and Spirits beers paired with food, 7 p.m. Nov. 13, Waterways Cruises, Seattle; $70 (206-223-2060 or waterwayscruises.com).

A Taste of the Holidays & Wine Walk

PLAN AHEAD Holiday shopping and decorations, Santa’s live reindeer, 10 a.m.-9 p.m., wine walk benefiting Northshore Schools Foundation, bring your own glass, 6 p.m. Nov. 14, Country Village, Bothell; $20-$30 (northshoreschoolsfoundation.org/taste-of-the-holidays).


Rainwise 101 and Walking Tour

SAT Learn about Seattle rebates for rain gardens and cisterns, 1 p.m. Saturday, Southwest Library, 9010 35th Ave. S.W., Seattle; free (206-633-0224 or rainwise.seattle.gov).

Northwest Orchid Society Show & Sale

SAT-SUN Regional judged orchid show and sale with displays by Pacific Northwest orchid societies and five specialty vendors, talks, repotting service, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Sunday, Swansons Nursery, 9701 15th Ave. N.W., Seattle (206-782-2543 or nwos.org).


St. Edward State Park/Bastyr University Walk

SAT Guided Volkssport 12K (7.4 miles) walk on trails and shoreline, or 7K (4.3 miles) walk on trails, 9:30 a.m. Saturday, Big Finn Hill Park, 81st Avenue Northeast and Northeast 138th Street, Kirkland; arrive before walk start time to register (interlakentrailblazers.org).

North Cascades Institute — Salmon on the Nooksack

SAT Explore the salmon-rich waters of the Nooksack River with aquatic biologist Brady Green, 9 a.m. Saturday, Glacier Public Service Center, Mt. Baker Highway 542, Glacier; $95 (360-854-2599 or ncascades.org/signup/programs/salmon-on-the-nooksack).


Mini Maker Faire

FRI Robot club demonstrations, 3 and 6 p.m. Friday; 11 a.m., 3 and 6 p.m. Saturday; 11 a.m. and 3 p.m. Sunday, Barnes & Noble, 19401 Alderwood Mall Parkway, Lynnwood (425-771-2220).

WSSCA Sports Collectors Convention

SAT-SUN Washington State Sports Collectors Association (WSSCA) sports card and memorabilia convention, 40 vendors of vintage and modern material, door prizes; 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Sunday, Meridian Park Elementary School, 17077 Meridian Ave. N., Shoreline; $3, ages 11 and younger free (wsscaseattle.com).

Quilt, Craft and Sewing Festival

NOV. 12-14 Sewing, quilting, needle-art, knitting, rubber-stamping, scrapbooking and creative arts tool and supplies vendors, workshops, seminars, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Nov. 12-13, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Nov. 14, Washington State Fair Events Center, 110 Ninth Ave. S.W., Puyallup; $10 (253-841-5045 or quiltcraftsew.com).

Museum events

Museum of Flight SpaceFest

FRI-SAT SpaceFest presentations, games, workshops, speakers on the physical and cultural aspects of making a home away from Earth, 10:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Friday-Saturday, Museum of Flight, 9404 E. Marginal Way S., Seattle; $12-$20 (206-764-5720 or museumofflight.org).

Life Sciences Research Weekend

FRI-SUN Demonstrations, interactive exhibits, speakers for all ages to learn about life sciences and role scientific research plays in our daily lives, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Friday, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Saturday-Sunday, Pacific Science Center, 200 Second Ave. N, Seattle; $11.75-$19.75 (206-443-2001 or pacificsciencecenter.org).

U.S. Capitol Christmas Tree Visits Lake Union Park

SAT U.S. Capitol Christmas tree comes to Lake Union Park near MOHAI on its way from Alaska to the West Lawn of the U.S. Capitol in Washington, D.C., including debut of the Kenworth T680 and Christmas-themed truck wrap, Lynden Transport truck museum, representatives from the U.S. Forest Service, Choose Outdoors, Smokey Bear and Sasha Salmon and l performance by the Alaska band, Blackwater Railroad, 10 a.m.-noon Saturday, Museum of History & Industry (MOHAI), 860 Terry Ave. N., Seattle; free (mohai.org).

Right to Dream

SAT Living Voices performances, Right to Dream, the Civil Rights movement of the 1950s and 60s, 2 and 3 p.m. Saturday, Museum of History & Industry (MOHAI), 860 Terry Ave. N., Seattle; $14-$17, ages 14 and younger free (206-324-1126 or mohai.org).

Arts of the Fur Trade

SAT Demonstrations of arts and crafts of the 1800s including blacksmithing, carpentry, spinning, cooking, sewing, knitting, apple pressing by dozens of re-enactors, 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday, Fort Nisqually Living History Museum, 5400 N. Pearl St., Tacoma; $5-$8, ages 4 and younger free (253-591-5339 or fortnisqually.org).

LeMay Sock Hop Dinner & Dance

SAT Fabulous Fifties fashions, early rock-n-roll, classic cars themed event with dinner, dancing, entertainment, dance contest, proceeds benefit LeMay Family Collection Foundation programs; 6 p.m. Saturday, LeMay Marymount Event Center, 325 152nd St. E., Tacoma; $35 (253-272-2336 or lemaymarymount.org).

The Art of Saving a Life at the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation Visitor Center

ONGOING Display of select pieces from The Art of Saving a Life project, a collection of stories about how vaccines continue to change the course of history, told by 30 photographers, painters, sculptors, writers, filmmakers, and musicians who created representations focused on the past, present and future impact of immunization, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Tuesdays-Saturdays through Nov. 14, Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation Visitor Center, 440 Fifth Ave. N., Seattle; free (206-709-3100 or gatesfoundation.org).

Meet the Mammals

PLAN AHEAD Discover the diversity of mammals, see, touch and learn about hundreds of mammals from the museum’s collection, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Nov. 14, Burke Museum of Natural History and Culture, University of Washington, Seattle; $7.50-$10, ages 4 and younger and UW students, faculty and staff free (206-543-7907 or burkemuseum.org).

Park events

Lewis Creek Ranger Hike

SAT Join a Ranger in exploring natural history, look for signs of local wildlife and learn what to do when encountering animals in the wild, all ages welcome, no registration required, 10:30 a.m. Saturday, Lewis Creek Park and Visitor Center, 5808 Lakemont Blvd. S.E., Bellevue; free (425-452-4195).

Discover Northwest Owls

SUN All-ages hour to learn more about Northwest owls and what makes them unique predators of the nights, 2 p.m. Sunday, Mercer Slough Environmental Education Center, 1625 118th Ave. S.E., Bellevue; free (425-452-2565 or myparksandrecreation.com).

Arboretum walk

SUN Walk to learn about forest ecosystems and how they work, Arboretum’s collection of plants, 1 p.m. Sunday, Graham Visitor Center, 2300 Arboretum Dr. East, Seattle; free (206-543-8800 or uwbotanicgardens.org).


Day of Stories and Songs

SAT Programs and performances for all ages; explore instruments, 10 a.m.-1 p.m.; New Year celebrations from around the world stories, music, activities, 10:30 a.m.; Mercer Island High School Midnight Blues Jazz Choir, 10:30 a.m.; festival of light from around the world stories and craft workshops, 12:30 p.m.; children’s performers Chancy and Narly Show, 1:30 p.m.; create your own graphic novel, 2:30 p.m.; The Secret Garden play by Book-It Repertory Theater, 3:30 p.m. Saturday, Mercer Island Library, 4400 88th Ave. S.E., Mercer Island; free (206-236-3537 or kcls.org).

Arts Gumbo: Plains Cultures

NOV. 12-14 Book chat discussion on “Black Elk Speaks,” 6:30 p.m. Nov. 12, free; film, Sherman Alexie’s “Smoke Signals,” 7 p.m. Nov. 13, $5; Native visual artist and chef demonstrations with food samples, 6 p.m., Southern Express Drum & Powwow Dancers performance and participatory dance workshop, 7 p.m. Nov. 14, $5-$15; Rainier Valley Cultural Center, 3515 S. Alaska St., Seattle (206-760-4285 or rainiervalleyculturalcenter.org).

Special interest

The West and The American Imagination

FRI Literary Night speakers on literature and films that explore the role of the American West in shaping our national identity, 6:45 p.m. Friday, Bellevue Presbyterian Church, 1717 Bellevue Way, Bellevue; free, donations collected (425-454-3082 or belpres.org).

Mapping Historic Ballard: Shingletown to Tomorrow

NOV. 12 Live music, refreshments and program on creating a Historic Survey of today’s Ballard by Ballard Historical Society, learn about volunteer project opportunities, 6:30 p.m. Nov. 12, Ballard Homestead, 6541 Jones Ave N.W., Seattle; free (ballardhistory.org).


Art Deco Skyscrapers, Northwest Style

PLAN AHEAD Walking tour of some of Seattle including Exchange Building, Seattle Tower and Washington Athletic Club, 10 a.m. Nov. 13, Seattle Architecture Foundation, 1333 Fifth Ave, Rainier Square Atrium, Seattle; $15-$25 (seattlearchitecture.org).

Travel events

Travel seminars

SAT Southeast Asia, 10 a.m. Saturday, Savvy Traveler, 112 Fifth Ave. S., Edmonds; free, by reservation (425-744-6076 or savvytravelerstore.com).

Travel To The Holy Land with Rick Steves

SUN Rick Steves slideshow lecture, 7:30 p.m. Sunday, Stroum Jewish Community Center, 3801 E. Mercer Way, Mercer Island; $10-$15 (206-388-0832 or sjcc.org).

Walking Adventures

PLAN AHEAD Ten travel tips seminar, 3 p.m.; presentation on 2016 Walking Adventure tours, 4:15 p.m. Nov. 14, Mercer Island Community & Event Center, 8236 S.E. 24th St., Mercer Island; free, preregister (walkingadventures.com).

Veterans Day events

Vietnam Veterans Social

FRI Vietnam veterans invited to meet Retired U.S. Army Brigadier General Dr. John P. Rose, see the museum’s “Service Ink” exhibit, 9:30 a.m. Friday, White River Valley Museum, 918 H St. S.E., Auburn; free no registration required (253-288-7433 or wrvmuseum.org/events.html).

‘Service Ink’ Pre-Parade Open House

SAT Before the 50th annual Auburn Veterans Day Parade see “Service Ink” exhibit that honors veterans and provides a setting for appreciation, discussion and celebration of the vigor and storytelling inherent in the art of tattooing, 8-10 a.m. Saturday, White River Valley Museum, 918 H St. S.E., Auburn; free (253-288-7433 or wrvmuseum.org).

Veterans Day Parade and Observance

SAT Mile-long parade with 200 units including marching bands, military vehicles, veterans’ units, honor guards, 11 a.m., East Main Street from E Street Southeast to A Street Northwest, Auburn; Static Display and Exhibit Showcase of military equipment, vehicles and information, 9 a.m.-2 p.m., South Division Street and First Street Southwest; Remembrance Ceremony and Lighting of the Flame, 9:45-10:15 a.m., Veterans Memorial Park, 411 E St. N.E., Auburn; Veterans Day Marching Band Competition, 1 p.m. Saturday, Auburn Memorial Stadium, 801 Fourth St. N.E., Auburn, $12-$15, military in uniform and ages 5 and younger free; theatrical presentation, “Letters Aloud: From the Front Lines,” 6:30 p.m. Saturday; free film screening, “Max,” 2 p.m. Sunday, Auburn Avenue Theater, 10 Auburn Ave., Auburn (auburnwa.gov).


WEDS Veteran’s Day free admission to veterans and active military personnel, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Wednesday, Museum of History & Industry (MOHAI), 860 Terry Ave. N., Seattle; regular admission $14-$17, ages 14 and younger free (206-324-1126 or mohai.org).

Museum of Flight

WEDS Patriotic music by Boeing Employees Stage Band, free admission for all U.S. veterans and current military, 11 a.m.-noon Wednesday, Museum of Flight, 9404 E. Marginal Way S., Seattle; regular admission $12-$20 (206-764-5720 or museumofflight.org).

Veterans Day Program, Shoreline

WED City of Shoreline and the Shoreline Veterans Association invite all veterans of any U.S. military service, their family, friends and all who want to honor veterans with short program followed by refreshments, 2 p.m. Wednesday, Shoreline City Hall, 17500 Midvale Ave. N., Shoreline; free (206-801-2700 or shorelinewa.gov/Home).

Flying Heritage Collection

WED In honor of all those who serve and have served for our country, free admission for veterans and current active duty members, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Wednesday, Flying Heritage Collection, 3407 109th St. S.W., Everett; regular admission $10-$14 (877-342-3404 or flyingheritage.com).

Tahoma National Cemetery Veterans Day Ceremony

WED US Naval Air Station flyover, speaker Vietnam veteran Jim Martinson, ceremony to thank our nation’s veterans, 11 a.m. Wednesday, Tahoma National Cemetery, 18600 S.E. 240th St., Kent; disabled parking with shuttle available (425-413-9614).

National Parks Free Entrance Days

WED Free entrance to National Parks for Veterans Day, Wednesday (nps.gov/findapark/feefreeparks.htm).

Northwest Trek and Point Defiance Zoo

WED-NOV. 12 Free admission for active and former military with ID, half-price admission for immediate family members, 9:30 a.m.-3 p.m. Wednesday and Nov. 12, Northwest Trek Wildlife Park, 11610 Trek Drive E., Eatonville; regular admission $8.25-$19.75 (360-832-6117 or nwtrek.org); and 9:30 a.m.-4 p.m. Wednesday and Nov. 12, Point Defiance Zoo and Aquarium, 5400 N. Pearl St., Tacoma; regular admission $6.75-$17 (253-591-5337 or pdza.org).


Green Seattle Day

SAT Coffee, snacks, buses to deliver volunteers to restoration projects in Genesee Park, Cheasty Greenspace and Seward Park; other projects available 9 a.m.-noon, Jackson Park Trail, Leschi Park, Lincoln Park, Maple Wood Playfield, St. Marks Greenbelt and East Duwamish Greenbelt, Seattle, 9 a.m. Saturday, Rainier Community Center, 4600 38th Ave. S., Seattle; free, preregister (greenseattle.org/get-involved/green-seattle-day).

Green Day Tree Planting, Discovery Park

SAT For all ages, tools, gloves, snacks provided, 9 a.m.-noon, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. or noon-3 p.m. Saturday, Discovery Park, 3801 W. Government Way, Seattle; preregister (mtsgreenway.org).