A detailed, categorized calendar of events all over Seattle and Western Washington, May 6-12, 2016.
Redmond Pet Fair
SAT Pet adoptions, vendors, displays, dog safety for kids classes, fly ball demonstrations, dog show for kids, Canine Good Citizen tests, Reading with Rover story walk, well-mannered pets on six foot or shorter leash welcome; 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday, Redmond Senior Center, 8703 160th Ave. N.E., Redmond; free (425-556-2314 or redmond.gov/ParksRecreation/50Plus/PetFair).
SAT Celebrate International Migratory Bird Day, bird art activities and crafts, workshops, drop in 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturday, Brightwater Education & Community Center at Clean-Water Treatment Facility, 22505 State Route 9 Southeast, Woodinville; free (206-477-6250 or islandwood.org/event/brightwater-feather-fest).
MAY 12 Lecture on cougar ecology, behavior and management, for 6th graders through adults, 7 p.m. May 12, Northwest Stream Center, 600 128th St. S.E., McCollum Park, Everett; $7 (425-316-8592 or streamkeeper.org).
SAT Haiti Babi wine tasting fundraiser event to change the lives of Haitian families, 5:30 p.m. Saturday, 415 Westlake, 415 Westlake Ave. N., Seattle; $40 (haitibabi.org/raisehope2016/).
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SAT Swedish Club auction with music theme, Sweden’s contributions to the musical arts, food, beverages, 5 p.m. Saturday, Swedish Club, 1920 Dexter Ave. N., Seattle; $95 (206-283-1090 or swedishclubnw.org).
What’s Next? Innovation Breakfast with Nick Hanauer
WED Keynote speaker to discuss the important role of diversity in innovative communities, and how it strengthens the ability to compete on a global stage; proceeds benefit MOHAI education programs, 7 a.m. Wednesday, Museum of History & Industry (MOHAI), Seattle; $150 suggested minimum donation (bit.ly/1q2kSbI).
Walk to Cure Arthritis — Puget Sound
PLAN AHEAD Arthritis Foundation event to spread awareness and raise money for research to find a cure; dog-friendly, three-mile and one-mile course, arthritis information and activities for all ages, 9 a.m. May 14, Cedar River Park, Renton; free donations/fundraising suggested (206-547-2707 or walktocurearthritis.org/pugetsound).
World of Hope Gala and Auction
PLAN AHEAD Proceeds LifeWire to benefit survivors of domestic violence, 5 p.m. May 14, Meydenbauer Center, Bellevue; $150 (425-562-8840 or lifewire.maestroweb.com).
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).
Garfield High Orchestra “Tales of the Vienna Woods”
SAT Northwest Dance and the Friends of Garfield Orchestra dancing to a full symphony orchestra, waltzes to Tchiakovsky, Strauss and other great composers, all ages, singles and couples welcome, dance lesson 6:30 p.m., dance 7:30-10:30 p.m. Saturday, Temple De Hirsch Sinai, 1511 E. Pike St., Seattle; $20-$30 (garfieldorchestra.org/node/1710).
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).
Windermere Cup/Opening Day of Boating Season
SAT University of Washington 30th annual Windermere Cup Regatta, UW Husky men and women and crews from Russia, Stanford University, Cambridge University, and the University of San Diego race, 10:20 a.m. Saturday, Montlake Cut, Seattle (windermerecup.com); Seattle Yacht Club boat parade with vessels of all types and sizes decorated with “A Great Escape” theme, noon Saturday; Montlake Cut, Montlake Bridge and vicinity, Seattle; $10 parking available at UW lots E-12, S-1; Montlake Cut closed to all boat traffic, 9:40 a.m.; Montlake Bridge closed 9:20 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday (seattleyachtclub.org).
El Centro de la Raza Cinco de Mayo Celebration
SAT Children’s activities, craft vendors, information, traditional food for sale, music by Folklore Mexicano Tonantzin, Sealth Mariachi and Seattle Fandango Project, noon-4 p.m. Saturday, Jefferson Community Center, 3801 Beacon Ave. S., Seattle; free admission (elcentrodelaraza.org/cinco-de-mayo/).
Mukilteo Yacht Club Opening Day of Boating
SAT More than 30 boats expected to participate, blessing of the fleet, decorated boat parade with theme “Under the Sea,” complimentary boat inspections; view the parade shore-side locations between Port of Everett and Mukilteo Lighthouse, 10 a.m. Saturday, Port of Everett Marina, 1700 W. Marine View Dr., Everett; boaters preregister (425-931-3384 or mukilteoyachtclub.com).
Pike Place Market Flower Festival
SAT-SUN Large selection of fresh, local flowers from 40 farmers, 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday-Sunday, Pike Place Market, 1501 Pike Place, Seattle (pikeplacemarket.org).
Seattle Maritime Festival Harbor Open House
PLAN AHEAD Free harbor tours, chowder cook-off, workboat parade, vessel open house, fireboat display, industry displays, kids’ boat building, 11 a.m.-4 p.m. May 14, Pier 66, Seattle (seattlemaritime101.com/vigor-maritime-festival/).
Backyard Wildlife Festival
PLAN AHEAD Celebrate wildlife, nature and gardening, presentations from local experts including Ciscoe Morris, Robin Haglund and Marianne Binetti, educational exhibits, arts and craft vendors, native plant sales, Kids’ Garden Party, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. May 14, Tukwila Community Center, 12424 42nd Ave. S., Tukwila (backyardwildlifefestival.org/).
Penn Cove Water Festival
PLAN AHEAD Celebrating Native American heritage, Northwest tribal canoe races, Native arts and crafts, storytelling, Native music and dance performances, educational displays, food, youth activities, 11 a.m.-5 p.m. May 14, Coupeville (penncovewaterfestival.com).
Woodinville Reserve Spring Wine Release
FRI New wine releases, 7 p.m. Friday, Novelty Hill-Januik Wineries, 14710 Woodinville-Redmond Rd. N.E., Woodinville; $60 (woodinvillewinecountry.com).
Issaquah Wine Walk
FRI Music, art happenings, local wine samples in shops and restaurants, proceeds benefit community events, bring your own glass, 6 p.m. Friday, Hailstone Feed store, 232 Front St., Issaquah; $25-$30 (downtownissaquah.com/wine-walk).
UNCF Spring Cooking Series
SAT Learn from local chefs, lunch, supports UNCF in the Northwest for college scholarships; Chef Phillipe Thomelin, Spanish/French cuisine, 11 a.m. Saturday, Bargreen Ellingson Test Kitchen, 3627 First Ave. S., Seattle; $35 (206-292-8859).
Bacon and Beer Classic
SAT Bacon-infused dishes by local chefs and restaurants, craft beer and cider samples, games, contests, sessions 12:30-4 p.m. and 6-10 p.m. Saturday, Safeco Field, 1250 First Ave., Seattle; $69-$109 (baconandbeerclassic.com).
SAT Pancakes, eggs, ham, coffee, tea, juice, proceeds support senior services, 8-11 a.m. Saturday, Northshore Senior Center, 10201 E. Riverside Drive, Bothell; $5 (425-487-2441 or northshoreseniorcenter.org).
Nathan Hale High School Edible and Ornamental Plant Sale
FRI-SAT Sustainably grown veggie starts, hanging baskets, bedding plants, herbs grown by high school students, 2-6 p.m. Friday, 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturday, Nathan Hale High School Greenhouse, 11051 34th Ave. N.E., Seattle (facebook.com/hale.horticulture/).
Sno-Valley Senior Center Plant Sale
FRI-SAT Annuals, perennials, shrubs, vegetables, herbs; garden art, hanging baskets, bake sale, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Friday-Saturday, Sno-Valley Senior Center, 4610 Stephens Ave, Carnation (425-333-4152 or snovalleysenior.org).
Kruckeberg Botanic Garden Mother’s Day Sale
FRI-SUN Rare natives, unusual bulbs, ferns and forest floor rarities, family activities, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Friday-Sunday; garden tours, 1 p.m. Saturday-Sunday, Kruckeberg Botanic Garden, 20312 15th Ave. N.W., Shoreline (206-546-1281 or kruckeberg.org/index.php/component/redevent/details/3106-mothers-day-sale?xref=413).
FRI-SUN Gardens in bloom, displays, exhibits and activities in the Wagner House, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Friday-Sunday, Lakewold Gardens, 12317 Gravelly Lake Drive, Lakewood; $7-$9, ages 12 and younger free (253-584-4106 or lakewoldgardens.org).
Kubota Garden Spring Plant Sale
SAT Perennials, annuals, grasses, bushes, trees, Japanese maples, dwarf conifers, 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturday, Kubota Garden Nursery, 9817 55th Ave. S., Seattle (206-725-5060 or kubotagarden.org).
SAT Eastside Fuchsia Society plant sale, 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturday, Bellevue Botanical Garden, 12001 Main St., Bellevue (425-452-2750 or bellevuebotanical.org/calendar.html).
Hilltoppers Garden Club Plant Sale
SAT Annuals, perennials, ground covers, veggies, native plants, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday, Inglewood/ QFC shopping center, 14130 Juanita Drive N.E., Kirkland (hilltoppersgc.com/).
Redmond Garden Club Plant Sale
SAT Rare plants, perennials, heirloom tomato and vegetable starts, shrubs, crafts, planters, garden-related yard sale, 8 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday, 14010 180th Ave. N.E., Redmond (redmondgardenclub.com).
Woodinville Garden Club Plant Sale
SAT Plant sale, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday, Chateau Ste. Michelle, 14111 N.E. 145th St., Woodinville (woodinvillegardenclub.org).
Prince of Peace Plant Sale Fundraiser
SAT Homegrown perennials, annuals, vegetable starts, hanging baskets, houseplants, gift items, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday, Prince of Peace Lutheran Church, 14514 20th Ave. N.E., Shoreline (princeofpeaceshoreline.com).
Edmonds Floretum Garden Club Plant Sale
SAT Perennials, herbs, annuals, small trees, shrubs, container gardens, garden related crafts, proceeds fund scholarships for local college horticultural students; 9 a.m.-noon Saturday, PCC Edmonds parking lot, 9803 Edmonds Way, Edmonds (edmondsfloretumgardenclub.org).
Black Diamond Friends of the Library Plant Sale
SAT Native plants, perennials, ground covers, 9 a.m. Saturday, Black Diamond Library, 24301 Roberts Drive, Black Diamond (360-886-1105 or kcls.org).
Snohomish County Master Gardener Plant Sale
SAT Thousands of tomato, herb and veggie starts, perennials, native plants, tree, shrubs, garden art, 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday, WSU Snohomish County Extension, 600 128th St. S.E., Everett (snomgf.org).
WSU Skagit Co Ext Master Gardener Plant Fair
SAT Skagit County Master Gardener plant sale, 8 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday, Skagit County Fairgrounds, 1410 Virginia St., Mount Vernon (wsu.edu/skagit/mg/plant-fair/).
Master Gardener Foundation Plant Sale and Garden Market
SAT-SUN Tomato, veggie and herb starts, perennials, native grasses, shrubs, trees, plant and garden décor vendors, information, help to select plants, consultations with landscape designers; proceeds support Master Gardener programs; 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday, 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Sunday, Center for Urban Horticulture, 3501 N.E. 41st St., Seattle (mgfkc.org).
Tomato plant sale
SAT-SUN Plants include 100 heirloom tomato varieties, peppers, eggplants, tomatillos, annuals, perennials, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday-Sunday, Abundant Greens Urban Farm, 2843 N.W. 57th St., Seattle (abundantgreensurbanfarm.com/).
Walk with the Gardener
SUN Garden tour and Q&A with the Chihuly Garden and Glass gardening team sharing landscaping design and philosophy, winter and spring plantings, home gardening tips, 9 a.m. Sunday, Chihuly Garden and Glass, 305 Harrison St., Seattle; $22 (206-905-2139 or chihulygardenandglass.com/events/walk-with-the-gardener).
Seattle Tilth classes
ONGOING Seattle Tilth offers a variety of classes for new and experienced gardeners and urban farmers including veggie gardening, container gardening, urban livestock, canning, landscaping, dates vary, at Seattle Tilth and Bradner Gardens Park, Seattle, and McAuliffe Park, Kirkland (206-633-0451 or seattletilth.org).
Vintage Watch and Clock Collectors Regional Event
FRI-SAT Hosted by Pacific Northwest Chapters of the National Association of Watch and Clock Collectors (NAWCC), discuss makers, age and value (no formal appraisals), information on vintage timepiece repair, exhibits, programs, sales area, 1-5:30 p.m. Friday, 8:30 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturday, Hotel Murano, 1320 Broadway Plaza, Tacoma; $10 (nawcc50.org/regional.html).
Wake up with Yoga
SAT Yoga for all skill levels, 60 minute session drawing inspiration from the creative environment, 8:15 a.m. Saturday, Chihuly Garden and Glass, 305 Harrison St., Seattle; $22 (206-905-2139 or chihulygardenandglass.com/events/wake-up-with-yoga).
Digging Deeper: Ballard Historical Society
SAT Historic Seattle and Ballard Historical Society information on resources to research local history, 10:30 a.m. Saturday, Sunset Hill Community Association, 3003 NW 66th St., Seattle; $10 (historicseattle.org).
Rainier Valley Historical Society
SAT Annual meeting, speakers, information, overview of monthly “Dismantling Racism” community forum, 10 a.m., Rainier Arts Center, 3515 S. Alaska St., Seattle (rainiervalleyhistory.org/).
Free Comic Book Day
SAT Free special edition comic books while supplies, locations listed online (freecomicbookday.com/home/1/1/27/992).
Free Comic Book Day, Bellevue
SAT Free comic books while supplies last, super hero photo booth, super hero crafts and presentations, noon Saturday, Bellevue Library, 1111 110th Ave. N.E., Bellevue (425-450-1765 or kcls.org).
Free Comic Book Day, Shoreline
SAT Free comic books while supplies last, 10 a.m. Saturday; drawing comic book heroes and villains, 11 a.m., preregister; Shoreline Library, 345 N.E. 175th St., Shoreline (206-362-7550 or kcls.org).
Free Comic Book Day, Bothell
SAT Free comic books while supplies last, meet Star Wars characters, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday, Bothell Library, 18215 98th Ave. N.E., Bothell (425-486-7811 or kcls.org).
Plant Pressing Workshop
MON Tour the Hyde Herbarium and the world of preserved plants, learn about preservation, basics of selection, pressing, drying and mounting a specimen, 1 p.m. Monday, Center for Urban Horticulture, 3501 N.E. 41st St., Seattle; $50 (206-685-8033).
Impact of World War I on Seattle
MON Historic Seattle program on the centennial of World War I and its import on Seattle with historian Lorraine McDonaghy, 7 p.m. Monday, Good Shepherd Center, 4649 Sunnyside Ave. N., Seattle; $20 (206-622-6952 or historicseattle.org).
Mother’s Day events
Mom & Me at the Zoo
SAT Activities for moms and families in the North Meadow, half price admission for moms, 9:30 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday, Woodland Park Zoo, 5500 Phinney Ave. N., Seattle; $12.25-$19.95 (206-548-2500 or zoo.org).
Moms’ Day, Point Defiance Zoo
SAT Animal enrichment activities, half price admission for moms, 9:30 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday, Point Defiance Zoo & Aquarium, 5400 N. Pearl St., Tacoma; $7.95-$17.95 (253-591-5337 or pdza.org).
Kids Plant for Mom’s Day
SAT Kids decorate colorful beach pail and fill it with annuals, 9 a.m.-2 p.m., Edmonds Farmers Market, Bell Street north of Fifth Street, Edmonds; $10 suggested donation for materials; Children’s Fairy Flower Parade, noon Saturday, Edmonds Library, Edmonds (edmondsinbloom.com).
Moms ride free steam train
SAT-SUN Steam train excursion through the Cascade foothills to the top of Snoqualmie Falls, mothers ride free accompanied by a paying child of any age, board in Snoqualmie or North Bend; trains depart every 90 minutes beginning at 11 a.m. Saturday-Sunday, Northwest Railway Museum, 38625 S.E. King St., Snoqualmie; $12-$22 (425-888-3030 or trainmuseum.org).
Mother’s Day Celebration at Country Village
SAT-SUN Drawing to win a shopping spree, children create bracelet for mom, flower vendors, 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday-Sunday; Sparkling Stroll Wine Walk tastes in Village shops, 5-8 p.m. Saturday, bring your own glass, $20/advance, $25/at the door, Country Village, 23718 Bothell-Everett Highway, Bothell (425-483-2250 or countryvillagebothell.com).
Mother’s Day Weekend at Chase Garden
SAT-SUN Garden in bloom, free gift for moms, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday-Sunday, Chase Garden, 16015 264th St. E., Orting; $8, ages 12 and younger free (chasegarden.org).
Meeker Mansion Mother’s Day Tea Weekend
SAT-SUN Victorian tea and tour, light luncheon, seatings at 12:30 and 2 p.m. Saturday-Sunday, Meeker Mansion, 312 Spring St., Puyallup; $12, reservations required (253-848-1770 or meekermansion.org).
Seattle Children’s Museum Mother’s Day
SUN Free admission for moms with kids, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Sunday; Dance Around the World performances and activities, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Saturday-Sunday, Seattle Children’s Museum, Seattle Center Armory, Seattle; $8.25-$9.25 (206-441-1768 or thechildrensmuseum.org/).
Mother’s Day Crafting
SUN Crafting with Sanae Ishida, author of “Sewing Happiness,” 3 p.m. Sunday, Queen Anne Book Company, 1811 Queen Anne Ave. N., Seattle; free (qabookco.com/event/mothers-day-crafting).
Mother’s Day Dinner Cruise
SUN Yacht cruise, dinner, music, views of city skylines, rose for moms, 6 p.m. Sunday, Waterways Cruises, 2441 N. Northlake Way, Seattle; 6 p.m. Sunday, Marina Park, 25 Lake Shore Plaza, Kirkland; $49-$85 (206-223-2060 or waterwayscruises.com/mothers-day-dinner-cruise).
Bellevue Botanical Garden
SUN Mothers’ Day Social with light refreshments, music, 1 p.m. Sunday, Bellevue Botanical Garden, 12001 Main St., Bellevue; free (425-452-2750 or bellevuebotanical.org/calendar.html).
Remlinger Farms Mother’s Day
SUN Mom’s Day breakfast buffet includes free fun park admission for moms, 9:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Sunday, $7.95-$13.95; opening weekend of fun park with steam train, kiddie rides, animal barnyard, pony rides, farm market, 10:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Saturdays-Sundays, $13.75/person Remlinger Farms, 32610 N.E. 32nd St., Carnation (425-333-4135 or remlingerfarms.com).
Museum of Glass Mother’s Day
SUN Museum Store jewelry sale, free admission for moms, noon-5 p.m. Sunday, Museum of Glass, 1801 E. Dock St., Tacoma; $5-$15 (253-284-4750 or museumofglass.org/).
Mother’s Day, Cedar River Watershed
SUN Open house celebrates all the mothers in our lives and in the Cedar River Watershed, tea, coffee, and snacks while strolling the grounds of the Education Center with views of Rattlesnake Ledge, fun tidbits about moms, human and wild, who’ve raised their families in the watershed, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. 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).
Paws-on Science: Husky Weekend
FRI-SUN Interactive exhibits and activities with University of Washington scientists and researchers, appearances by Harry the Husky, Husky marching band, cheer team, 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, 20 percent admission discount for UW alumni, students, faculty and staff (206-443-2001 or pacificsciencecenter.org).
Behind the Seams: Haute Couture from Paris
SAT Treasures from MOHAI’s collection usually kept in storage, high fashion primarily on the 1930s-1950s from familiar and lesser-known couture designers, viewings at noon, 1 and 3 p.m. Saturday, Museum of History & Industry (MOHAI), 860 Terry Ave. N., Seattle; $5-$25 (mohai.org/visit-us/mohai-calendar/eventdetail/1312/-/behind-the-seams-haute-couture-from-paris).
BMW Propelling a Century of Innovation
SAT Opening day of “BMW — Propelling a Century of Innovation,” BMW’s centennial and designs, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. daily, LeMay — America’s Car Museum, 2702 East D St., Tacoma; $8-$16 (253-779-8490 or americascarmuseum.org/).
Issaquah Valley Trolley
SAT-SUN Opening weekend of the season, historic trolley runs 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturdays-Sundays, weather permitting, between museum and Gilman Boulevard, Issaquah Depot Museum, 78 First Ave. N.E., Issaquah; $5 includes museum admission (issaquahhistory.org).
Cruise-Ins at ACM
MAY 12 Bring your vintage vehicle, music, vote on People’s Choice Award, 5 p.m. May 12, museum open until 8 p.m., LeMay — America’s Car Museum, 2702 East D St., Tacoma; outdoor events free, museum admission $8-$16 (253-779-8490 or americascarmuseum.org/event/cruise-ins-at-acm-2016-05-12/2016-05-12/).
Northwest Paddling Festival
FRI-SAT Demo kayaks and stand up paddleboards, kayak tours, seminars for expert to novice paddlers, Northwest Paddling Challenge race, gear and accessories by 60 vendors, kids’ activities, 2-7 p.m. Friday, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday, Lake Sammamish State Park, 20606 S.E. 56th St., Issaquah; admission free; $7/demo fee, $35/race; Discover Pass required for parking, one day $10 (northwestpaddlingfestival.com).
SAT Experts, citizen scientists and volunteers to list all the species in an area over a period of time, look for bats, birds, lichens, plants, spiders, and more, groups leave at 6:30 and 9 a.m. and 12:30 p.m. Saturday, Washington Park Arboretum, 2300 Arboretum Dr. E., Seattle; free (206-685-8033 or depts.washington.edu/uwbg/visit/calendar.shtml?trumbaEmbed=view%3Devent%26eventid%3D118654972).
The Great SBCC Challenge
SAT South Bellevue Community Center and Boys & Girls Clubs of Bellevue event, teams of 3-5 compete in a series of challenges that require athleticism for physical feats, smarts for mental tasks, and artistic abilities for creative endeavors, 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturday, South Bellevue Community Center, 14509 S.E. Newport Way, Bellevue; $10 (425-452-4240 or parksreg.bellevuewa.gov/Activities/ActivitiesDetails.asp?ProcessWait=N&aid=3079).
Low Tide Beach Safari
SAT-SUN Explore sea life at low tide, for ages 5 and older, 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Saturday, 11:45 a.m.-1:15 p.m. Sunday, Me-Kwa-Mooks Park, 4503 Beach Drive S.W., Seattle; free, preregister (206-386-4237).
SAT-SUN Explore sea life at low tide, for ages 6 and older, 10:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Saturday, 11:15 a.m.-1:15 p.m. Sunday, Discovery Park, 3801 W. Government Way, Seattle; free, preregister (206-386-4237).
State Parks Free Days
SUN Free admission, no Discover Pass required, at all Washington State Parks; springtime free Sunday (parks.wa.gov).
Eagles and other raptors
PLAN AHEAD Learn about eagles, hawks and osprey in the park, then hike to find their nests and signs of activity, for ages 10 and older, 8 a.m. May 14, Seward Park Audubon Center, 5902 Lake Washington Boulevard S., Seattle; $5 (sewardpark.audubon.org).
SAT Pete Seeger tribute singalong for social change, proceeds benefit EarthCorps, noon Saturday, Town Hall Seattle, 1119 Eighth Ave., Seattle; $5, ages 12 and younger free (townhallseattle.org).
Girls on the Run 5K
SAT Support Girls on the Run of Puget Sound and girls in the community, noncompetitive, female empowerment event open to everyone, including strollers and dogs, 9:30 a.m. Saturday, Magnuson Park, 7400 Sand Point Way N.E., Seattle; $15-$30 (girlsrun.org/spring5k/).
Have a Heart Run & Couch to 5k
SAT Timed 5K/10K run, 2K walk (dogs and strollers permitted), 1/2 mile kid’s run, 8 a.m. Saturday, Edgewater Park, 600 Behrens Millet Road, Mount Vernon; $10-$30 (haveaheartrun.org).
Church Rummage Sale, Edmonds
FRI-SAT Plants, clothing, books, household items, sports equipment, linens, children’s clothing, toys, food available, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Friday-Saturday, half price starting noon Saturday, Edmonds Unitarian Universalist Church, 8109 224th St. S.W., Edmonds (euuc.org).
Fine Art, Jewelry and Craft Show
FRI-SAT Art display, sale and auction, jewelry and craft sale, 1-4 p.m. Friday, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday, Northshore Senior Center, 10201 E. Riverside Drive, Bothell (425-487-2441 or northshoreseniorcenter.org).
Spring Estate Sale
FRI-SAT Shop for unique items, all proceeds benefit Marianwood Foundation, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Friday-Saturday, Providence Marianwood, 3725 Providence Point Drive S.E., Issaquah (425-391-2895 or washington.providence.org/donate/marianwood-foundation/events/summer-estate-sale/).
Moshier Spring Sale
SAT Potters sell handmade mugs, bowls, serving dishes, casseroles, garden art, jewelry, planters, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday, Moshier Community Art Center, 430 S. 156th St., Burien (206-988-3700 or burienwa.gov/index.aspx?NID=791).
Edmonds Museum Garden Market
SAT Opening day of the season, local flowers, plants, produce, prepared food, local arts and crafts, 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturdays, Fifth Street from Main Street to Bell Street, Edmonds (historicedmonds.org).
Federal Way Farmers Market
SAT Opening day of the season, local produce, flowers, arts, crafts, breakfast, lunch available, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturdays, The Commons at Federal Way, 320th Street, Federal Way (federalwayfarmersmarket.com).
Redmond Saturday Market
SAT Opening day of the season, local produce, baked goods, craft vendors, music, kids’ craft activities, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturdays, Redmond Farmers Market, 7730 Leary Way, Redmond (redmondsaturdaymarket.org).
Issaquah Farmers Market
SAT Opening day of the season, local produce, flowers, baked goods, arts and crafts, cooking demonstrations, 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturdays, Pickering Barn, 1730 10th Ave. N.W., Issaquah (ci.issaquah.wa.us/market).
Woodinville Farmers Market
SAT Opening day of the season, local produce, flowers, baked good, arts and crafts, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturdays, May 7-Sept. 24, DeYoung Park, 13680 N.E. 175th St., Woodinville; (woodinvillefarmersmarket.com).
Friends of Seattle Public Library Book Sale
SAT-SUN Fiction and nonfiction books for all ages, CDs, DVDs, records, audiobooks, collectible books, most priced $1-$3, half price Sunday; bring bag or pack for purchases; 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday, 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Sunday, Seattle Center Exhibition Hall, 299 Mercer St., Seattle (206-682-7567 or friendsofspl.org).
Lake Forest Park Farmers Market
SUN Opening day of the season, local fruits, vegetables, flowers, locally sourced foods, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Sundays, Lake Forest Park Town Center, 17171 Bothell Way N.E., Lake Forest Park (425-802-1572 or thirdplacecommons.org/farmers-market/).
Everett Farmers Market
SUN Opening day of the season, local produce, crafts, food, 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Sundays, May 8-Oct. 16, 11 a.m. Sunday, Everett Marina, Everett (everettfarmersmarket.net).
Columbia City Neighborhood Farmers Market
WED Opening day of the season, local produce, food vendors, 3-7 p.m. Wednesdays, 37th Avenue South and South Edmunds Street, Seattle (seattlefarmersmarkets.org).
Sammamish Farmers Market
WED Opening day of the season, local produce, entertainment, 4-8 Wednesdays, 801 228th Ave. S.E., Sammamish; (sammamishfarmersmarket.org).
Bellevue Farmers Market
MAY 12 Opening day of the season, local produce, 3-7 p.m. Thursdays, 1717 Bellevue Way N.E., Bellevue (bellevuefarmersmarket.org).
TUE How to prepare for trekking in Kilimanjaro and Tanzania, 7 p.m. Tuesday, Wide World Books & Maps, 4411 Wallingford Ave. N., Seattle; free (206-634-3453 or wideworldtravelstore.com).
Pioneer Square Spring Clean
SAT Local cleaning projects, snacks, tools provided, 8:30 a.m. Saturday, Occidental Park, Occidental Avenue South and South Main Street, Seattle (bit.ly/psqspringclean16).
Everyone’s Talking About It: Art in the National Parks
SAT Learn about the connection between artists and wilderness as you draw and paint, 2 p.m. Saturday, Lake Hills Library, 15590 Lake Hills Blvd., Bellevue; free (425-747-3350 or kcls.org).