A detailed, categorized calendar of events all over Seattle and Western Washington, March 25-31, 2016.

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Animal events

March Meowness Cat Adoption

FRI-SUN NCAA basketball tournament adoption special, $16 adoption fee for all cats ages 4 and older, noon-6 p.m. Friday, (closed Saturday), Sunday and March 30-April 3, Homeward Pet Adoption Center, 13132 N.E. 177th Place, Woodinville (425-488-4444 or homewardpet.org).

All About Bears

SAT Learn about bears in Washington state and what to do if you encounter one, meet two Karelian bear dogs who help resolve bear/people conflicts, 1 p.m. Saturday, Northwest Stream Center, 600 128th St. S.E., McCollum Park, Everett; $7, reservations required (425-316-8592 or streamkeeper.org).

Dog Show

SAT-SUN Peninsula Dog Fanciers’ Club All-Breed show, obedience and rally trials, 8 a.m. Saturday-Sunday, Kitsap County Fairgrounds, 1200 N.W. Fairgrounds Road, Bremerton; free, $5/parking (pdfc.org).


Harley’s & Hops

FRI Local craft beers, meet brewers, music, food, fundraiser for The Washington State Council of Firefighters Burn Foundation, 6 p.m. Friday, Emerald City Harley, 5711 188th St. S.W., Lynnwood; $25-$30 (strangertickets.com/events/32104925/harleys-amp-hops).

Room Circus Medical Clowning

PLAN AHEAD Comedy showcase including Peggy Platt, Megan McInnis, Lisa Koch, Linda Severt, all proceeds benefit Room Circus Medical Clowning to alleviate the stress of hospitalized children, 4 p.m. April 2, Jet City Improv, 5510 University Way N.E., Seattle; $25-$65 (roomcircus.org).

Everett Philharmonic Spring Fling

PLAN AHEAD Champagne reception, dinner, auction, music of Cole Porter, George Gershwin and Duke Ellington by Everett Philharmonic, dancing with live music by The Curators; proceeds benefit Everett Philharmonic, 5:30 p.m. April 2, Edward D. Hansen Conference Center, 2000 Hewitt Ave., Everett; $90-$100 (206-270-9729 or everettphil.org).


Dandy Daffodil Tweed Ride

SAT Casual ride to see daffodil fields in bloom, classic tweed or other dapper attire required, contests for Most Dapper Chap, Most Snappy Lass; registration, 9 a.m.; ride 10 a.m.-2 p.m., after party 2-6 p.m. Saturday, La Conner Channel Lodge, 205 N. First St., La Conner; $10 (thedandydaffodil.com).

Emerald City Bike Ride

PLAN AHEAD Bike on closed streets including SR 520 and I-5 Express Lanes, 20 mile and 8 mile options; proceeds benefit Cascade Bicycle Club education and advocacy activities, 7 a.m. April 3, University of Washington, Seattle; $20-$80, preregister, space limited (cascade.org).


Sail aboard the schooner Adventuress

PLAN AHEAD Help raise the sails, take a turn at the helm, explore local waterways aboard the 103-year-old National Historic Landmark schooner Adventuress, all ages welcome, 3 p.m. April 2-3, Shilshole Bay Marina, 7001 Seaview Ave. N.W., Seattle; $25-$55 (360-379-0438 or soundexp.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).

Skandia Basics

WED Scandinavian dance class, no dance experience or partner required, 7:30 p.m. Wednesdays, March 30-May 4, Phinney Neighborhood Center, 6532 Phinney Ave. N., Seattle; $48-$55 (425-954-5262 or skandia-folkdance.org).

Easter/Spring events

Flashlight Egg Hunt

FRI For ages 12 to 18, bring a flashlight and bag to hunt for eggs in the dark, 7 p.m. Friday, Van Asselt Community Center, 2820 S. Myrtle St., Seattle; free (206-386-1921 or seattle.gov/parks/).

Easter Bunny Photos, Bellevue Square

FRI-SAT Meet the Easter Bunny, photos, 9:30 a.m.-9:30 p.m. Friday-Saturdays, Center Court, Bellevue Square, Bellevue; 10 a.m.-8 p.m. Friday-Saturday, Commons at Federal Way and Everett Mall (arthurandassociates.com).

Bunny Bounce, Woodland Park Zoo

SAT Egg hunts for children ages 1-8, crafts, bunny encounters, Easter-themed enrichment treats for zoo animals, 9:30 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday, Woodland Park Zoo, 5500 Phinney Ave. N., Seattle; $9.25-$13.75, ages 2 and younger free (206-548-2500 or zoo.org/bunnybounce).

Spring Egg Hunt, Ballard, Bitter Lake, Loyal Heights, Magnolia, Queen Anne

SAT For ages 10 and younger by age group, bring basket or bag, arrive at least 15 minutes early, 10 a.m. Saturday, Ballard Community Center, 6020 28th Ave. N.W. (206-684-4093); Bitter Lake Annex, 13040 Greenwood Ave. N. (206-684-7524); Loyal Heights Community Center, 2101 N.W. 77th St. (206-684-4052); Magnolia Community Center, 2550 34th Ave. W. (206-386-4235); Queen Anne Community Center, 1901 First Ave. W., Seattle (206-386-4240); free (seattle.gov/parks/).

Spring Egg Hunt, Jefferson, Rainier, Cal Anderson

SAT For ages 11 and younger, bring a bag or basket to hunt for eggs, 10 a.m. Saturday, arrive by 9:45 a.m., Jefferson Community Center, 3801 Beacon Ave. S., (206-684-7481); Rainier Community Center, 4600 38th Ave. S. (206-386-1919); Cal Anderson Park, 1635 11th Ave, Seattle; free (seattle.gov/parks/).

Spring Egg Hunt, Nathan Hale, Montlake, Ravenna-Eckstein, Laurelhurst

SAT For ages 1 to 11, bring bag or basket, 10 a.m. Saturday, arrive 9:45 a.m., Nathan Hale Stadium, 10750 30th Ave. N.E.; Montlake Community Center, 1618 E. Calhoun St. (206-684-4736); Ravenna-Eckstein Community Center, 6535 Ravenna Ave. N.E. (206-684-7534); Laurelhurst Park, 4544 N.E. 41st St., Seattle; free (seattle.gov/parks/).

Spring Egg Hunts, Alki, Delridge, Hiawatha, High Point, South Park

SAT Kids bring a bag or basket to hunt for eggs, 10 a.m. Saturday, arrive 9:45 a.m., Alki Community Center, 5817 S.W. Stevens St. (206-684-7430); Delridge Community Center, 4501 Delridge Way S.W. (206-684-7423); Hiawatha Community Center, 2700 California Ave. S.W. (206-684-7441); High Point Community Center, 6920 34th Ave. S.W. (206-684-7422); South Park Community Center, 8319 Eighth Ave. S., Seattle (206-684-7451); free (seattle.gov/parks/).

Spring Egg Scramble, Green Lake

SAT Bring bag or basket, meet in the gym before hunts; for ages 3 and younger, 10 a.m.; ages 4-5 and 6-7, 10:30 a.m.; ages 8-9 and 10-12, 11 a.m. Saturday, Green Lake Community Center, 7201 E. Green Lake Dr. N., Seattle; canned food bank donations requested (206-684-0780).

The Beach Egg Stravaganza

SAT For ages 2 to 10, bring bag or basket, 10 a.m. Saturday, arrive by 9:45 a.m., Rainier Beach Community Center, 8825 Rainier Ave. S., Seattle; free (206-386-1925 or seattle.gov/parks/).

EGGstravaganza, Burien

SAT Breakfast, kids’ activities, 9 a.m., $5-$10; activities, egg hunt only, 10-11 a.m. Saturday, $6/child, Burien Community Center, 14700 Sixth Ave. S.W., Burien; preregister (burienwa.gov).

Egg Hunt, Kent

SAT Visit with the Easter Bunny, 10 a.m.-noon; scavenger hunt for ages 7-12, 10 a.m.-noon; egg hunt for ages 6 and younger, 10 a.m.-noon Saturday, Kent Station, 417 Ramsay Way, Kent; free (253-856-2301 or kentstation.com).

EasterFest, Federal Way

SAT Hunt for over 14,000 candy filled eggs, by age groups through age 12; carnival games, food, bounce houses, 10 a.m.-noon Saturday, Federal Way Church of the Nazarene, 1525 S.W. Dash Point Rd, Federal Way; free preregistration requested (253-839-6085 or federalwaynazarene.org).

Bunny Breakfast, DuPont

SAT Food, Easter Bunny visits, 9 a.m. Saturday, Home Course, 2300 Hoffman Hill Blvd., DuPont; $11, advance tickets required (dupontwa.gov/DocumentCenter/View/1510).

Snohomish Easter Parade

SAT Easter Bunny leads the parade, open to all participants, 11 a.m. Saturday, First Street, Snohomish; Easter Bonnet Contest immediately following at Carnegie Building, First Street and Cedar Avenue; photos with the Easter Bunny, 10 a.m.-2 p.m., Avenue A Gazebo; Easter egg hunt for ages preschool through 6th grade, 9 a.m., Snohomish Faith Church, 1220 22nd St., Snohomish; underwater egg hunt, noon, 2 and 4 p.m., Snohomish Aquatic Center, Snohomish (425-344-8533 or cityofsnohomish.com).

mEGGa Hunt, Bainbridge

SAT Entertainment, crafts, games, egg hunts, ages 5 and younger 10-11:30 a.m.; grades K-1, 10:15 a.m.; grades 2-3, 10:45 a.m.; grades 4-5, 11:15 a.m. Saturday, Battle Point Park, 11299 Arrow Point Drive N.E., Bainbridge Island (biparks.org).

Easter Egg Hunt, Port Orchard

SAT For children ages 10 and younger with adult, noon Saturday, South Kitsap Regional Park, 2841 S.E. Lund Ave., Port Orchard; free (360-871-5740 or fathomsofun.org/Events/).

Easter Egg Hunt, Poulsbo

SAT Gather candy and prize eggs by age group up to age 11, 1 p.m. Saturday, Raab Park, 18349 Caldart Ave. N.E., Poulsbo; free (cityofpoulsbo.com/parks/parks_events.htm).

Easter Bunny Express

SAT-SUN Ride a steam train with the Easter Bunny for an egg hunt, 10 a.m., 12:45 and 3:30 p.m. Saturday-Sunday, Mount Rainier Scenic Railroad, 54124 Mountain Highway E., Elbe; $19-$39 (360-569-7959 or mtrainierrailroad.com).

Easter Egg Hunt, Bellevue

SUN Egg hunt, bouncy houses, family games, 8:30 a.m. Sunday, Neighborhood Church, 625 140th Ave. N.E., Bellevue; free (bnc.org).

Kiwanis Easter Egg Hunt, Kirkland

SUN Thousands of eggs for kids in areas by age group, 1:30 p.m. Sunday, Peter Kirk Park, 202 Third St., Kirkland (kirkland.kiwanis.org).

Easter Brunch Cruise, Kirkland

SUN Brunch aboard yacht, special visit by SeaBunny, narrated cruise, 10 a.m. Sunday, Waterways Cruises & Events, 100 Kirkland Ave., Kirkland; $39-$66 ages 4 and younger free (206-223-2060 or waterwayscruises.com/easter-brunch-cruise).


Shakespeare Community Day Festival

SAT Shakespeare-themed storytelling, concerts including Recess Monkey (11:05 a.m.), performances by Seattle Shakespeare Company and Young Shakespeare Workshop, hip-hop and spoken word performance by all-youth ensemble (3 p.m.), all-ages creation station including drama games, DIY Shakespearean costumes, 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday, Seattle Central Library, 1000 Fourth Ave., Seattle (206-386-4636 or spl.org/library-collection/first-folio/visit-the-first-folio).

Holi Celebration Festival of Colors

SAT Holi, an ancient Hindu festival with all-ages play with colored powders, DJ with Bollywood music, vegetarian food, traditional Indian music and dance, 11 a.m. Saturday, Lake Sammamish State Park, 20606 S.E. 56th St., Issaquah; $14-$18, advance purchase suggested (pranaamindia.net).

Burien UFO/Film Festival

PLAN AHEAD Intergalactic Costume Contest/Fashion Show, films, kids’ activities, live music, beer gardens, food trucks, 6-11 p.m. April 1, Burien (bufofest.com).

Edible Book Festival

PLAN AHEAD Part literary, part culinary, part artistic, edible art exhibition features “books,” made of food and inspired by a book or pun on a book title, that are exhibited, documented, awards in several categories, then consumed, 11 a.m. April 2, Third Place Commons, 17171 Bothell Way N.E., Lake Forest Park; free, register by March 28 to enter your creation (shorelinearts.net/event-program/edible-book-festival/).

WAAAlk for Autism

PLAN AHEAD Family Fun Fair for World Autism Awareness Day by Washington Autism Alliance & Advocacy (WAAA), 10 a.m.-2 p.m.; 3K walk, 11 a.m. April 2, Marina Park, Kirkland (425-894-7231 or washingtonautismadvocacy.org/updates/waaalkforautism/).

Food events

Seattle Scotch & Beer Fest

FRI-SAT Beer, Scotch, whiskey and wine tasting experience benefiting the Fremont Chamber of Commerce’s community grant programs, 5 p.m. Friday-Saturday, Fremont Studios, 155 N. 35th St., Seattle; $20-$70 (scotchbeerfest.com).

Tea from around the world

SAT Tea tasting, explore history and culture of tea, for adults and ages 10 and older, 2 p.m. Saturday, Covington Library, 27100 164th Ave. S.E., Covington (253-630-8761 or kcls.org).

What Happiness Tastes Like

TUE Chocolate and wine tasting, appetizers, wine, cocktails and beer available for purchase, 5:15 p.m. Tuesday, World Trade Center, 2200 Alaskan Way, Seattle; $30 (206-441-5144 or wtcseattle.com/what-happiness-tastes-like).

Convergence Series Beer & Food Pairing featuring Scuttlebutt Brewing

WED Local brewery craft beers paired with special menu creations, benefits KEXP to help raise money for the radio station’s new home, 6 p.m. Wednesday, Watershed Pub & Kitchen, 10104 3rd Ave. N.E., Seattle (facebook.com/events/877762132345006/).


Rhododendron Species Botanical Garden

ONGOING Peak blooming through May, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Tuesdays through Sundays, Rhododendron Species Botanical Garden, 2525 S. 336th St., Federal Way; $5-$8, ages 12 and younger and military free; free for everyone 4-7 p.m. third Thursday of every month (rhodygarden.org).

La Conner Daffodil Festival

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


ONGOING Display garden, 25 acre tulip field, bloom dates vary; cut tulips, 9 a.m.-7 p.m. daily through April; no pets, Roozengaarde, 15867 Beaver Marsh Road, Mount Vernon; $4-$5, ages 5 and younger free; admission includes free parking access to off-site fields marked by signs (360-424-8531 or tulips.com).

Tulip Town

ONGOING Tulip fields in bloom, dates vary; cut flowers, display gardens, indoor flower show, trolley rides through the fields, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. daily through April, later when weather permits; no pets, Tulip Town, 5002 Bradshaw Road, Mount Vernon; $6, ages 5 and younger free (360-424-8152 or tuliptown.com).


Easter Stroll

SAT Volkssport 10K (6.2 miles) and 5K walks on trails and streets, start anytime 9 a.m.-noon, finish by 3 p.m. Saturday, Celebration Park, 1095 S. 324th St., Federal Way; free (esva.org).

Adventure Hike

SAT-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. Saturday-Sunday, Cedar River Watershed Education Center, 19901 Cedar Falls Road S.E., North Bend; free (206-733-9421 or seattle.gov/util/EnvironmentConservation/OurWatersheds/CedarRiverWatershed/ProgramsTours/index.htm).


Puzzle Break

SAT New live-action, immersive game experience, “Escape the Midnight Carnival,” opens Saturday, Puzzle Break, 1423 10th Ave., Seattle; $30, by reservation (puzzlebreak.us/).

Washington State Political Items Collectors

SAT Meeting and show, buy/sell/trade, auctions, free appraisals, political and nonpolitical collectors welcome, 1 p.m. Saturday, St. Andrews Masonic Hall, 505 Williams Ave. S., Renton; free (206-550-2572).

Emerald Spiral Spring Expo

SAT New Age speakers, readers, healers, demonstrations, jewelry, crystals and art, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday, Kent Commons, 525 Fourth Ave. N., Kent; free admission, fees vary for readers (425-445-8789 or EmeraldSpiral.com).

Northwest Rodarama

SAT-SUN Car show with 200 custom cars, hot rods, imports, trucks, motorcycles, 9 a.m.-9 p.m. Saturday, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Sunday, Washington State Fair Events Center, 110 Ninth Ave. S.W., Puyallup; $14-$16, ages 12 and younger free with paid adult (253-841-5045 or thefair.com).

Salmon University fishing seminar

PLAN AHEAD Learn basic and advanced salmon, halibut, tuna, shrimp, crab technique from top anglers, 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. April 2-3, IBEW Auditorium, 19802 62nd Ave. S., Kent; $85-$110 (salmonuniversity.com/about/2016seminar).

Museum events

Maker Day

SAT Craft stick bending, make a Flintstones-style toy car, 11 a.m.-2 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).

Women Fly! featuring astronaut Soyeon Yi

SAT Lecture/presentation by South Korea’s first astronaut, 2 p.m. Saturday, Museum of Flight, 9404 E. Marginal Way S., Seattle; $12-$20 (206-764-5700 or museumofflight.org).

Grand Ridge Mine History Hike

SAT Issaquah History Museums hike to learn about local coal mining, 10 a.m. Saturday, downtown Issaquah; $10 preregister, space limited (425-392-3500 or issaquahhistory.org/).

Museum of Glass Slider Cook-Off

SAT Sample sliders from several local restaurants and vote for the best, beer, glass blowing demonstration, music by the Dusty 45s, 6:30 p.m. Saturday, Museum of Glass, 1801 E. Dock St., Tacoma; $55-$150 (253-284-4708 or museumofglass.org).

Denny Lecture with Dr. Quintard Taylor, Jr.

TUE Denny Lecture, “The Whitest City in America? African American Influence on the History of Seattle” Professor of American History at the University of Washington Dr. Quintard Taylor, Jr. explores Seattle’s African American history and how changing demographics influence its future, 7 p.m. Tuesday, Museum of History & Industry (MOHAI), 860 Terry Ave. N., Seattle; $5-$10 (206-324-1126 or mohai.org).

Opening Weekend Northwest Railway Museum

PLAN AHEAD Vintage train excursions including new stop at the Train Shed exhibit building, 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturdays-Sundays April 2 through Oct., Northwest Railway Museum, Snoqualmie; $10-$22 (425-888-3030 or trainmuseum.org).

Park events

Frog Hop

FRI Learn about frogs that live in Western Washington, explore Lewis Creek to listen for them, bring a flashlight or headlamp, for ages 5 to adult, 7:30 p.m. Friday, Lewis Creek Park and Visitor Center, 5808 Lakemont Blvd. S.E., Bellevue; $2-$3, preregistration required, Course # 103256 (425-452-4195 or MyParksAndRecreation.com).

Bird Focus: Woodpeckers

SAT Walk to find park woodpeckers, for adults and ages 12 and older, 8 a.m. Saturday, Seward Park Audubon Center, 5902 Lake Washington Boulevard S., Seattle; $3-$5, advanced tickets required (brownpapertickets.com/event/2125937).

Bird tour

SAT Guided walk to learn about park birds, for adults and ages 8 and older; 8 a.m. Saturday, Discovery Park, 3801 W. Government Way, Seattle; $3, preregister (206-386-4237 or seattle.gov/parks).

History of Eastside Logging

SAT Eastside Heritage Center program on history of trees and logging on the Eastside, for adults and age 13 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).

World Water Day Celebration

SAT Explore the world of water; how we use it, what that means for the world, with activities for all ages including art projects, outdoor exploration, science experiments, tours of the treatment plant; compost available, 10 a.m. Saturday, Brightwater Education & Community Center at Clean-Water Treatment Facility, 22505 State Route 9 Southeast, Woodinville; free, preregister (206-477-6250 or islandwood.org/event/world-water-day-celebration-brightwater).

State Parks Free Day

SAT Springtime Free Saturday, no Discover Pass required, at all Washington State Parks (parks.wa.gov).

Amorous Amphibians Nighthike at IslandWood

PLAN AHEAD Visual presentation followed by night hike, for adults or families with kids ages 6+, 6:30 p.m. April 2, IslandWood, Bainbridge Island; $5, preregister, space limited (206-855-4384 or islandwood.org/event/amorous-amphibians-night-hike-islandwood).

Kids’ Trek

PLAN AHEAD Grand opening of nature-inspired playground for kids, half-acre, ADA-accessible slides, stream, toddler area; 10 a.m.-5 p.m. April 2, Northwest Trek Wildlife Park, 11610 Trek Dr. E., Eatonville; $8.95-$21.95, ages 2 and younger free (360-832-6117 or nwtrek.org/kidstrek).


Teen Space Presents: Legacy Peace Show

FRI Concert for teens, local artists performing hip-hop, R & B, poetry and spoken word, 2:30 p.m. Friday, Douglass-Truth Branch Library, 2300 E. Yesler Way, Seattle; free (206-684-4704).

Jordan World Circus

FRI-SUN Circus performances, 4 and 7:30 p.m. Friday, 11 a.m., 3 and 7 p.m. Saturday, 2 and 5 p.m. Sunday, Washington State Fair Events Center, 110 Ninth Ave. S.W., Puyallup; $14-$18 (253-841-5045 or thefair.com).


Brunch Run 5K

PLAN AHEAD Run or walk, brunch bites, 9:30 a.m. April 2, Magnuson Park, Seattle; $20-$40 (206-330-5967 or seattlemag.com/events/brunch-run-registration).

Walk, Run & Roll for Thought

PLAN AHEAD Brain Injury Alliance Washington (BIAWA) community event, 9 a.m. April 3, Green Lake Park, Seattle; $10-$25 (biawa.org/walk2016.php).


Very Vintage Market

SAT Vintage, antique, repurposed and recycled items from 50 vendors, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday, Lake City Community Center, 12531 28th Ave. N.E., Seattle (averyvintagemarket.com).

Just Between Friends

MARCH 31-APRIL 3 Consignment sale, kids’ clothing, maternity clothing, kids’ and home furnishings, noon-8 p.m. March 31, 11 a.m.-7 p.m. April 1, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. April 2, 8 a.m.-2 p.m. April 3, Washington State Fair Events Center, Puyallup (253-841-5045 or tacoma.jbfsale.com).


Upgrade Your Game

SAT Football, soccer, and cheerleading exercises guided by Special Olympics coaches and Seattle Sounders FC players and alumni; people with and without intellectual disabilities welcome and encouraged to play together at clinics open to all ages, kids to adults, food and beverage available for purchase, spectators welcome; all ticket proceeds benefit Special Olympics programs, 4 p.m. Saturday, Memorial Stadium, 401 Fifth Ave. N., Seattle; $5-$25, advance purchase recommended (eventbrite.com/e/upgrade-your-game-tickets-22187592687?aff=es2).

Special interest

Everyone’s Talking About It: Film & Fashion

SAT Film historian Lance Rhoades looks at the relationship between cinema and fashion, 1 p.m. Saturday, Mercer Island Library, 4400 88th Ave. S.E., Mercer Island; free (206-236-3537 or kcls.org).

Qigong: Body, Breath and Relaxation

SAT Learn how to use your breath in a simple practice to circulate your body’s energy and promote relaxation, 11 a.m. Saturday, Algona-Pacific Library, 255 Ellingson Road, Pacific; free (253-833-3554 or kcls.org).

Sumo + Sushi

SAT Live Sumo, local sushi, 12:30 and 6:30 p.m. Saturday, WaMu Theater, 800 Occidental Ave. S., Seattle; $35-$200 (206-486-6002 or sumoandsushi.com).

Vietnam War 50th Anniversary to honor Veterans

TUE Dept. of Veterans Affairs honors the service, sacrifice and achievements of Vietnam veterans with speakers, pinning ceremony, 5 p.m. Tuesday, Tahoma National Cemetery, 18600 S.E. 240th St., Kent (425-413-9614 or cem.va.gov/cems/nchp/tahoma.asp).

First Folio, The Book That Gave Us Shakespeare

THRU APRIL 17 Traveling exhibit of Shakespeare’s First Folio, one of 82 copies of a rare collection of Shakespeare’s plays owned by the Folger Shakespeare Library in Washington, D.C., on tour to celebrate the 400th anniversary of Shakespeare’s death, and exhibit exploring the significance of Shakespeare’s work and the history of impact on Seattle, library hours through April 17, free, advance tickets encouraged, some dates sold out, Seattle Central Library, 1000 Fourth Ave., Seattle (206-386-4636 or spl.org).


PLAN AHEAD Inflatable rides and entertainment for children 12 and younger, 11 a.m.-6 p.m. daily April 1-17, Seattle Center Armory, Seattle; $8/all-day pass; $4.50/all-dayToddler Zone Pass; $1.50/ single ride ticket; rides free on Thursdays (206-684-7200 or seattlecenter.com/whirligig/).

Travel events

Travel seminars

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

Rick Steves’ Travels in Cuba

MON Travel tips and images from travel in Cuba, 7:30 p.m. Monday, Town Hall Seattle, 1119 Eighth Ave., Seattle; $5 (townhallseattle.org).