A detailed, categorized calendar of events all over Seattle and Western Washington, March 11-17, 2016.

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Animal events

Northwest Cellars Seattle Beagle Rescue Wine Fundraiser

SAT Wine tasting, appetizers, chocolate, treats for dogs, supports support Seattle Beagle Rescue, 1 p.m. Saturday, Northwest Cellars, 218 Main Street, Suite 358, Kirkland; $20-$25 (northwestcellars.com/events/event-sign-up.html).

Seattle Kennel Club Dog Show

SAT-SUN Dogs vie for Best in Show, agility and obedience competitions, educational exhibits, vendors, demonstrations including Olympic Disc Dogs, Emerald City K-9 Freestyle Dancers, 8 a.m.-6 p.m. Saturday-Sunday, CenturyLink Field Event Center, 800 Occidental Ave. S., Seattle; $14, $12/ages 62 and older; $7/ages 4-14, ages 3 and younger free (seattledogshow.org).


Shop & Dine to Make a Difference

FRI-SUN Cure Card, all proceeds benefit Fred Hutch research on breast, cervical and ovarian cancer, use for 20 percent discount at 60 participating University Village shops and restaurants, Friday-Sunday, University Village, 25th Avenue Northeast and Northeast 45th Street, Seattle; $30 (fredhutch.org/en/events/shop.html).

Seattle Labor Chorus Singalong

SAT Community singing, silent auction, quilt raffle, refreshments; fundraiser for the Seattle Labor Chorus, 7 p.m. Saturday, Phinney Ridge Lutheran Church, 7500 Greenwood Ave. N., Seattle; suggested donation $15/adult, $5/child (seattlelaborchorus.org/).

St. Patrick’s Day Dash

SUN 5K in Seattle streets to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day, all proceeds benefit local charities, staggered start times, 8:30-9 a.m. Sunday; Leprechaun Lap 1K dash for ages 10 and younger, 8 a.m.; awards ceremony and costume contest, 10:15 a.m.; post-dash bash beer garden, vendors, entertainment, 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Sunday, Seattle Center, Seattle; $40, $25/ages 14 and younger, $15/Leprechaun Dash (stpatsdash.com).

Futurewise Annual Spring Luncheon & Livable Communities Awards

WED Honors achievements, keynote speaker planetary futurist Alex Steffen, author of “Carbon Zero: Imagining Cities That Can Save the Planet,” noon Wednesday, The Westin Seattle; $150/suggested donation (2016futurewiseluncheon.eventbrite.com).

Landesa Seed the Change Luncheon

PLAN AHEAD Celebration of International Women’s Day and Landesa’s commitment to alleviating poverty, keynote speaker Peter Laugharn, 11:30 a.m. March 18, Fairmont Olympic Hotel, Seattle; $125 (206-257-6133 or landesa.org/seedthechange).

Best of Burien

PLAN AHEAD Hosted bar, dinner from local restaurants, silent auction, “Best of Burien” awards; proceeds support Discover Burien economic development and community engagement, 6 p.m. March 18, Burien Community Center, 14700 Sixth Ave. S.W., Burien; $40-$50 (206-433-2882 or discoverburien.org).


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).

Mountaineers Folkdance

TUE Informal teaching, no partner necessary, waltz, tango, polka, line dancing, 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Peter Kirk Community Center, 352 Kirkland Ave., Kirkland; $10 (425-746-2328 or mountaineers.org/seattlefolkdance).


Irish Week Festival/St. Patrick’s Day Parade

FRI-SUN Landing of St. Patrick with Pirates of the Emerald Isle, inspired by St. Patrick being brought to Ireland by Irish pirates, 6 p.m. Friday, South Lake Union; Ride the Ducks boards 5 p.m. Friday, F.X. McRory’s, 419 Occidental Ave. S., to South Lake Union and back, for all ages, free; Green Stripe Laying along Fourth Avenue from Jefferson Street along the route of Saturday’s parade, flat bed truck ride for participants of all ages, 7 p.m. Friday; Irish flag raising, 12:20 p.m. Saturday, King County Administration Building; St. Patrick’s Day Parade, 12:30 p.m. Saturday, Fourth Avenue from Jefferson Street to Westlake Park; Irish Week Festival with Irish and Celtic vendors, Irish food and drinks, genealogy workshops, lectures, cultural displays, children’s activities, Irish music and dancing, Irish Reels Film Festival, noon-6 p.m. Saturday, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Sunday, Seattle Center, Seattle (irishclub.org/irish-week/).

Cultural Crossroads

FRI-SUN Ethnic entertainment on two stages including Native American flute and stories, folk dances and songs of Romania, Germany, Indonesia, Russia, India, the Andes and more, marketplace of crafts from around the world, Lego display, 5-9 p.m. Friday, 10 a.m.-9 p.m. Saturday, 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Sunday; Family Friendly Cultural Crossroads, learn international dances, music of Croatia and the Balkans, 5-6:30 p.m. Saturday, Crossroads Bellevue, 15600 N.E. Eighth St., Bellevue (crossroadsbellevue.com).

St. Patrick’s Fest NW

FRI-SAT Entertainment by Celtic and rock bands, European beers, Irish whiskey, food, games, 4 p.m.-midnight Friday, noon-midnight Saturday, Washington State Fair Events Center, 110 Ninth Ave. S.W., Puyallup; $5/advance, $10/at the door (253-841-5045 or stpatricksfestnw.com).

Nordic Heritage Day

SAT Viking Long House, craft demonstrations, Fjord horses, genealogy, Norway in a Nutshell, lunch and desserts available, 9 a.m.-3 p.m.; Bunad Parade, 11 a.m. Saturday, Bothell Sons of Norway, 23905 Bothell-Everett Highway, Bothell (bothellsonsofnorway.org).

Penn Cove MusselFest

SAT-SUN Guest chef cooking demonstrations, chowder tasting competition, beer gardens, music, kids’ activities, 10 a.m.-3 p.m.; mussel farm boat tours, 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday-Sunday, Coupeville, Whidbey Island (thepenncovemusselsfestival.com).

Spring Polish Bazaar

PLAN AHEAD Polish food, beer, pastries, arts and crafts including pisanki (Easter eggs), books, Polish crystal, pottery, treasures, noon-6 p.m. March 19, Polish Cultural Center, 1714 18th Ave., Seattle (206-322-3020 or polishhome.org/DefaultEng.htm).

Tastes of Norway/Norwegian Cultural and Heritage Day

PLAN AHEAD Music, speakers, presentations, Norwegian craft demonstrations, food, genealogy, Pickled Herring Taste-Off, folk costumes, 10 a.m.-3:30 p.m. March 19, Leif Erikson Lodge, 2245 N.W. 57th St., Seattle (leiferiksonlodge.com).

Seattle French Fest

PLAN AHEAD Part of worldwide “Day of Francophonie” in over 100 countries to celebrate the diversity of Francophone cultures and traditions around the world, activities for all ages, French music, theater and dance performances, cuisine, seminars, best baguette contest, games, Career Expo (Salon de l’Emploi), 11 a.m.-6 p.m. March 20, Seattle Center, Seattle (206-684-7200 or fenpnw.org/events/french-fest/).

La Conner Daffodil Festival

ONGOING Daffodil fields in bloom around La Conner through March, bloom map available online; La Conner Visitor Information Center, 511 Morris St., La Conner (tulips.com/bloommap).

Food events

Ivar’s birthday

TUES Celebration of what would have been the 111th birthday of Ivar Haglund, founder of Ivar’s restaurants, buy one entree and get a second entree from a special birthday menu for $1.11, Tuesday, Ivar’s Seafood Bars (excluding stadium locations), Ivar’s Acres of Clams, Ivar’s Salmon House, Ivar’s Mukilteo Landing (Ivars.com/birthday).

Washington Cask Beer Festival

PLAN AHEAD Handcrafted cask-conditioned beers from over 40 Washington breweries, fundraiser for Washington Brewers Guild; includes commemorative tasting glass and up to 25 beer samples, two sessions, noon-4 p.m. or 6-10 p.m. March 19, Seattle Center Exhibition Hall, Seattle; $5-$45 (washingtonbrewersguild.org).


Edible Plant Sale

SAT Seattle Tilth sale of veggie, herb and fruit plant starts for early spring, organic gardening supplies, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday; free workshops, Asian Greens: Tasty Tips for a Spicy Mix, 11 a.m.; Protect Your Early Crops with Cloches, noon; Perennial Power: Strawberries, Asparagus, Artichokes, 1 p.m. Saturday, Rainier Beach Urban Farm & Wetlands, 5513 S. Cloverdale St., Seattle (seattletilth.org).

Northwest Perennial Alliance March Mania Plant Sale

SAT Plants from specialty nurseries, kids’ corner, proceeds support NPA perennial border at Bellevue Botanical Garden, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday, Bellevue Botanical Garden, 12001 Main St., Bellevue (northwestperennialalliance.org).

Northwest Tomatoes

SAT Tomato varieties and growing advice, 10:30 a.m. Saturday, Master Gardener Demonstration Garden, 15416 S.E. 16th St., Bellevue; free (425-485-5942).

Build a Leprechaun Trap

SAT Kids of all ages create “leprechaun trap” container garden, learn about leprechaun lore then decorate your container with shiny items to lure in leprechauns, go on Leprechaun Hunt in the Garden, 11:30 a.m., 1 and 2 p.m. Saturday, Kruckeberg Botanic Garden, 20312 15th Ave. N.W., Shoreline; $5-$20, preregister (kruckeberg.org/).

Species Rhododendrons

SAT Explore species rhododendrons in a broad range of leaf shapes, colors and patterns, 11 a.m. Saturday, Christianson’s Nursery, 15806 Best Road, Mount Vernon; $8 (800-585-8200 or christiansonsnursery.com/whats-happening).

Spring Native Plant Sale

SAT-SUN Native plant sale with advice on selection, planting and care, buy plants on-site or place order in advance online to place plant order for will-call at the sale, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday-Sunday, Seward Park Audubon Center, 5902 Lake Washington Boulevard S., Seattle (206-652-2444 or sewardpark.audubon.org/).

The Art Of Bonsai/Summer blooming bulbs

SAT-SUN Bonsai potting, pruning and growing information, 10 a.m. Saturday; how to grow successful summer blooming bulbs, 11 a.m. Sunday, Sunnyside Nursery, 3915 Sunnyside Blvd., Marysville; free (425-334-2002 or sunnysidenursery.net/classes/).

Gardening 101-Part 1

SUN Part one of three-part class for beginning gardeners, gardening terminology, soil basics and the importance of mulch, 11 a.m. Sunday, Swansons Nursery, 9701 15th Ave. N.W., Seattle; free (206-782-2543 or swansonsnursery.com).

Daffodil Day

PLAN AHEAD Pike Place Market staff and volunteers pass out 10,000 daffodils from Market farmers to lunchtime shoppers and pedestrians at street corners around downtown Seattle March 18 (pikeplacemarket.org).

Seattle Japanese Garden

ONGOING Garden open for the season, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Tuesdays-Sundays, 1075 Lake Washington Blvd. E., Seattle; $4-$6 (206-684-4725 or seattlejapanesegarden.org).

Chase Garden

ONGOING Garden with rare native plants, ground covers, perennials, Japanese maples, rhododendrons on 4.5 acres, open 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Wednesdays-Sundays, Chase Garden, 16015 264th St. E., Orting; $8, ages 12 and younger free (chasegarden.org).


Lakemont Community Park

SUN Trail through green corridors alongside Lewis Creek, 4.5 miles, rated difficult, 10 a.m. Sunday, Lakemont Community Park, 5170 Village Park Drive S.E., Bellevue; free (425-452-4195).

Adventure Hike

SUN Join a naturalist for a 2-mile hike, exploring the shores of Rattlesnake and Christmas Lakes for signs of wildlife, for all ages; no dogs or strollers; 1:30 p.m. Sunday, Cedar River Watershed Education Center, 19901 Cedar Falls Road S.E., North Bend; free, preregister (206-733-9421 or seattle.gov/util/EnvironmentConservation/OurWatersheds/CedarRiverWatershed/ProgramsTours/index.htm).


Quilting in Paradise

FRI-SUN Quilters Anonymous display of 500 quilts and other fiber items, merchant mall, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Friday-Saturday, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Sunday, Evergreen State Fairgrounds, 14405 179th Ave. S.E., Monroe; $8 (quiltersanonymous.org).

West Coast KENKEN Tournament

SAT KENKEN puzzlers from all over the region will be competing to become this year’s West Coast Champion, 11 a.m. Saturday, Pacific Science Center, 200 Second Ave. N, Seattle; $6-$25.75 (206-443-2001 or pacificsciencecenter.org/kenken-tournament/).

Digging Deeper: Special Collections, University of Washington

SAT Historic Seattle insight on research materials at UW libraries, 1:30 p.m. Saturday, University of Washington, Seattle; $8-$10 (206-622-6952, ext. 221 or historicseattle.org).

Meeker Mansion Psychic Fair

SAT Find out about the future or learn from the past, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday, Meeker Mansion, 312 Spring St., Puyallup; $5 entry fee, readers’ fees vary (253-848-1770 or meekermansion.org).

Almost Spring Swap Meet and Car Show

SAT-SUN Gallopin’ Gerties Model A Club hosts swap meet and vintage car show with antique and classic car parts, bikes and other collectibles, 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Sunday, Washington State Fair Events Center, 110 Ninth Ave. S.W., Puyallup; $5/Saturday, $3/Sunday (253-841-5045 or thefair.com).

Crossroads Doll & Teddy Bears Show & Sale

SAT-SUN Antique to modern dolls, teddy bears, antiques, miniatures, supplies, for all ages, doll and teddy identification and appraisal (limit 2 per person), doll artists, doll repair available, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Sunday, Washington State Fair Events Center, 110 Ninth Ave. S.W., Puyallup; $4-$8, $10/early bird admission 8:30-10 a.m. Saturday; ages 11 and younger free Sunday only (crossroadsshows.com).

Puget Sound Boat Show

MARCH 17-20 Latest boats from two dozen dealers, marine accessories, fishing gear, wakeboards, water skis, seminars on fishing, safety, 11 a.m.-8 p.m. March 17-19, 11 a.m.-5 p.m. March 20, Tacoma Dome, Tacoma; $12, ages 16 and younger free (pugetsoundboatshow.com).

The Official Supernatural Convention Seattle

PLAN AHEAD Jared Padalecki, Jensen Ackles, Misha Collins and other stars from the TV show, parties, panels, contests, photograph and autograph opportunities, March 18-20, Hyatt Regency Bellevue; $40-$779 (creationent.com/cal/supernatural_wa.htm).

Museum events

Dino Talk

FRI Discover the ancient lost continent of Laramidia and the dinosaurs that lived there at public lecture with Dr. Scott Sampson, “Dr. Scott the Paleontologist,” host of the PBS KIDS series, Dinosaur Train, followed by book signing; recommended for ages 10 and older, 7 p.m. Friday, Kane Hall, University of Washington, Seattle; free, preregistration recommended (206-543-7907 or burkemuseum.org/calendar).

Northwest Seaport Chantey Sing

FRI Sea Chanteys and sea songs, easy to sing for all ages, 8 p.m. Friday, Virginia V Steamer, 860 Terry Ave. N., Suite 223, Seattle; free (206-447-9800 or nwseaport.org).

Dino Day at The Burke

SAT Display of hundreds of dinosaurs and other prehistoric animals from the Burke’s collection, meet paleontologists and learn about their research around the world, watch scientists prepare a large Triceratops skull, kids’ drawing and dress-up activities, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday, Burke Museum of Natural History and Culture, University of Washington, Seattle; $7.50-$10, free for ages four and younger and UW students, faculty and staff (206-543-5590 or burkemuseum.org).

Centennial Weekend: The Troubled Thirties

SAT-SUN Part of ongoing celebration of 100 years of Boeing, experience aviation during the Great Depression with 1930s food, tour of the visiting P-26 Peashooter, screening of Fred Astaire’s “Flying Down to Rio,” living history characters Amelia Earhart and Ellen Church, tour of the Model 80-A, “Night Witch” author S.J. McCormack discusses historic character research, 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday-Sunday, Museum of Flight, 9404 E. Marginal Way S., Seattle; $12-$20 (206-764-5700 or museumofflight.org).

Soaring Expo

SAT-SUN Display of full-sized and radio-controlled gliders, lectures, movies, flight simulators, information from local soaring and RC glider clubs, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday-Sunday, Museum of Flight, 9404 E. Marginal Way S., Seattle; $12-$20 (206-764-5700 or museumofflight.org).

Hip-Hop as a Vehicle for Activism

TUE Northwest Hip-Hop artists in community conversation, performances, 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Museum of History & Industry (MOHAI), 860 Terry Ave. N., Seattle; $5 (206-324-1126 or bit.ly/20FSlJ4).

History Cafe: Classical Seattle

MARCH 17 Author and music critic Melinda Bargreen illuminates the history of Seattle’s classical music scene, on stage and off, 6:30 p.m. March 17, Museum of History & Industry (MOHAI), 860 Terry Ave. N., Seattle; free (mohai.org).

Anne Frank: A History for Today

ONGOING Exhibit on the life story of Anne Frank, reflecting world events before, during, and after Nazi control, with photographs of the Frank family and images of historical events, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Wednesdays and Sundays through May 18, Henry and Sandra Friedman Holocaust Center for Humanity, 2045 Second Avenue, Seattle; suggested donation $10/adults, $5/students and seniors, reservations required (206-582-3000 or HolocaustCenterSeattle.org).

Paddle sports

Kayak Nature Tours, Lake Sammamish State Park

SAT-SUN Professional kayak guide leads the 2.5 hour tour along the shores of Lake Sammamish and Issaquah Creek, park ranger program about herons; 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. Saturday-Sunday, Lake Sammamish State Park, 20606 S.E. 56th St., Issaquah; $18 (kayakacademy.com/products/nature-tour-by-kayak-at-lake-sammamish)

Park events

Meet the Habitats of Lewis Creek: Wonderful Wetlands

SAT Discover riparian zones and how they impact the ecosystem, for ages 5 and older, 1 p.m. Saturday, Lewis Creek Park and Visitor Center, 5808 Lakemont Blvd. S.E., Bellevue; free, no registration required (425-452-4195).

Planetarium Show “Cosmology, Dark Matter, and Dark Energy”

SAT Astronomer Steve Ruhl looks at the 96 percent of the universe we don’t understand; Special Kids Shows at 5 and 6 p.m.; if the sky is clear, astronomers will be on hand with telescopes for public star gazing afterward, 7:30 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).

First Flight: A Mother Hummingbird’s Story

MARCH 17 Film and presentation on the lives of hummingbirds, 7 p.m. March 17, Northwest Stream Center, 600 128th St. S.E., McCollum Park, Everett; $3, reservations required (425-316-8592).

State Parks Free Days

PLAN AHEAD Free admission, no Discover Pass required, State Parks’ 103rd birthday, March 19 at all Washington State Parks (parks.wa.gov).


Teen Link 20th Anniversary Celebration

FRI Teen Link, providing peer to peer support for teens through helpline and suicide prevention education, celebrates 20 years of empowering youth with performances, games, food, 7 p.m. Friday, The Vera Project, Northwest Rooms, Seattle Center, Seattle; $5 suggested donation (866teenlink.org/).

Second Saturday Spectacular

SAT Singer, songwriter, and recording artist Nancy Stewart, music for young children, 3 p.m. Saturday, University Heights Center, 5031 University Way N.E., Seattle; free (uheightscenter.org/second-saturday-spectacular).

St. Patrick’s Day Dance Show

MARCH 17 Traditional Irish dance and modern step with Balefire Irish Dance, 6 p.m. March 17, Covington Library, 27100 164th Ave. S.E., Covington (253-630-8761 or kcls.org).


Evolution Run

SUN Resolve to change your year, 5K, 10K, 15K walk/race, family and dog friendly, post-race snacks and drinks provided, registration opens 8:15 a.m. Sunday, Seward Park, 5902 Lake Washington Blvd. S., Seattle; $14.25-$35.08 (active.com/seattle-wa/running/distance-running-races/seattle-run-series-evolution-run-3-of-the-3-race-series-2016?int=).

Leif to Leif Run/Walk

PLAN AHEAD 5K fun run from Leif Erikson Hall to Leif Erikson statue and Shilshole and back, includes Norwegian flag and waffle; portion of proceeds benefit Ballard Senior Center; 9 a.m. March 19, Leif Erikson Lodge, 2245 N.W. 57th St., Seattle; $5-$10 (leiferiksonlodge.com).

Family Jewels 5K

PLAN AHEAD Trail run or walk supporting Jaimeson Jones Memorial Scholarship, saving lives by educating young men about testicular cancer, providing scholarships, 9 a.m. March 19, Saint Edward State Park, Kenmore; $35-$50 (206-550-9570 or familyjewels5k.org).

Swan Creek Mud Run

PLAN AHEAD Two-mile obstacle course, start times 10 and 11:30 a.m. March 19, Swan Creek Park, 2820 Pioneer Way E., Tacoma; $25 (metroparkstacoma.org/mud-run#.Vti1H-bUXFI).


West Side Presbyterian Garage Sale

FRI-SAT Clothing, housewares, furniture, jewelry, books and more by 200 families, bake sale, proceeds benefit church’s youth outreach programs; 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Friday, 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday, West Side Presbyterian Church, 3601 California Ave. S.W., Seattle (206-935-4477 or wspc.org/ministries/west-sides-huge-garage-sale/).

International Gem and Jewelry Show

FRI-SUN Jewelry manufacturers, designers and wholesalers from around the U.S. and the world; children ages 8 and younger not permitted, noon-6 p.m. Friday, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Saturday, 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Sunday, Seattle Center Exhibition Hall, 299 Mercer St., Seattle; $6/advance, $8/at the door, cash only; free admission to active military and veterans with ID and their immediate families (intergem.com).

Rags Wearable Art Sale

FRI-SUN Sale of creative clothing, fashion accessories, jewelry by 70 artists; portion of profits benefit YWCA Pierce County domestic violence services; 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Friday-Saturday, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Sunday, Larson Mercedes-Benz of Tacoma, 1701 Alexander Ave. E., Fife (253-272-4181, ext. 352 or ragswearableart.org/).

Lake City Lions Club Second Saturday Flea Market

SAT Flea market, crafts by 60 vendors, jewelry repair, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday, Lake City Community Center, 12531 28th Ave. N.E., Seattle (206-639-8813 or seattlelakecitylions.org/).

Sip & Shop

SUN Shopping and tasting event, Woodinville Wine Country wines and meet-and-greet with local winemakers at participating mall stores, mini fashion shows, cooking demos, special guests, 3 p.m. Sunday, Bellevue Square, 575 Bellevue Square, Bellevue; $25-$30 (brownpapertickets.com/event/2506197).

Snow sports

Snowshoe walks and winter excursions, Snoqualmie

SAT-SUN Guided 90-minute, moderate pace, one mile walk through old-growth forest to learn about winter ecology; 10 and 11:30 a.m. and 1 p.m. Saturdays-Sundays, $10-$15; extended, 5 mile, 4-5 hour snowshoe walk, 9 a.m. Fridays, Saturdays, Sundays, $25; Snoqualmie Pass Visitor Center, Snoqualmie Pass; preregister, some dates and times sold out (425-434-6111 or discovernw.org/store_winter-snowshoe-program-at-snoqualmie-pass_SNOWSHOE01.html).

Special interest

Kent Kids’ Art Day

SAT Variety of creative art projects for kids and families, food vendors, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday, Kent Commons, 525 Fourth Ave. N., Kent; $10, ages 2 and younger free (kentwa.gov/content.asx?id=1434&terms=kids%27%20art%20day).

Celebrate Pi Day

SUN-MON Pi Day, celebrated around the world for pi, the mathematical symbol used to represent the ratio of a circle’s circumference to the width of the circle; demonstrations and art projects for kids ages 12 and younger, 1:30-3:30 p.m. Sunday, Lake City Branch Library, 12501 28th Ave. N.E., Seattle (206-684-7518); screening of thriller film “Pi,” rated R, 3:14 p.m. Monday, University Branch Library, 5009 Roosevelt Way N.E., Seattle (206-684-4063 or spl.org).

Prepare for earthquakes

WED Everett Office of Emergency Management presentation, recent, historical and possible future local earthquakes, 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, Everett Public Library, 2702 Hoyt Ave., Everett; free (425-257-8000).

Highline Schools Foundation 2016 Gold Star Awards BASH

MARCH 17 Celebrate outstanding teachers, volunteers, alumni, staff and administrators of Highline Public Schools, for ages 21 and over, music, 6:30 p.m. March 17, Technology Access Foundation, 605 S.W. 108th St., Seattle; $20 (206-248-5196 or tiny.cc/GoldStarBash).

Easter Bunny Photos, Bellevue Square

ONGOING Meet the Easter Bunny, photos, 9:30 a.m.-9:30 p.m. Mondays-Saturdays, 11 a.m.-7 p.m. Sundays, Center Court, Bellevue Square, Bellevue; 10 a.m.-8 p.m. Mondays-Saturdays, 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Sundays, Commons at Federal Way and Everett Mall (206-783-5227 or arthurandassociates.com).