A detailed, categorized calendar of events all over Seattle and Western Washington, May 5-11, 2017.
Point Defiance Zoo and Aquarium
SAT-SUN Budgie Buddies bird feeding celebrates season opening, 9:30 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday-Sunday; half-price Moms’ Day, May 13; open 9:30 a.m.-5 p.m. daily, Point Defiance Zoo & Aquarium, 5400 N. Pearl St., Tacoma; $7.95-$17.95, ages 2 and younger free (253-591-5337 or pdza.org).
Spring Westie Walk
SAT West Highland White Terrier Club of Puget Sound spring walk, 10 a.m. Saturday, Green Lake Bathhouse Beach, 7312 East Green Lake Dr. N., Seattle (whwtcops.org).
Master Gardener Plant Sale Preview Party
FRI Plant sale opens 4 p.m.; party celebrating Cinco de Mayo with appetizers, beer, wine, desserts, special guest Ciscoe Morris, benefits Master Gardener Foundation, 5:30 p.m. Friday, Center for Urban Horticulture, 3501 N.E. 41st St., Seattle; $30 (mgfkc.org/events/plant-sale-preview-party).
Cross Out Cancer 5k Seattle
SAT High school students raise money for cancer patients at Seattle Children’s Hospital, all invited, 8:15 a.m. Saturday, Magnuson Park, 7400 Sand Point Way N.E., Seattle; $25 (425-319-2655 or runsignup.com/Race/WA/Seattle/CrossOutCancer5kSeattle).
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SAT Wine, cheese, dessert, proceeds benefit Lakewood Seward Park Neighborhood Association scholarship program, 6:30-9 p.m. Saturday, Lakewood Seward Park Community Club, 4916 S. Angeline St., Seattle; $25 (lspcc.org/wine-tasting/).
35th Anniversary World of Hope Gala and Auction
SAT Reception, auction, dinner, raffle benefits LiveWire domestic violence services, 5 p.m. Saturday, Meydenbauer Center, Bellevue; $200 (205-562-8840 or lifewire.maestroweb.com).
Seattle Brain Cancer Walk
SUN National fundraising event, raising awareness and money for brain cancer research, 9 a.m. Sunday, registration pens 7:30 a.m., Fisher Pavilion, Seattle Center, Seattle; $25-$35 (206-386-3445 or braincancerwalk.org).
Barn Raising for Willowood Farm
SUN Cocktail hour with pizza and oysters to benefit Willowood Farm, rebuilding after a fire, 4 p.m. Sunday, Upper Bar Ferdinand, 1424 11th Ave., Seattle; $100 (eatseacreatures.com/events).
Rebuilding Together Seattle’s Safe and Healthy Homes Breakfast
WED Promoting housing stability for neighbors in need, 7:30 a.m. Wednesday, Grand Hyatt Hotel, 721 Pine St., Seattle; suggested donation $150 (206-682-1231 or rtseattle.org/breakfast).
Believe! Seattle Central College’s 50th Anniversary Gala
MAY 11 Seattle Central College food, celebration, 5:30 p.m. May 11, Fremont Studios, 155 N. 35th St., Seattle; $125-$175 (206-934-5491 or seattlecentral.edu/believe).
Belltown Pub Benefit Night for Refugees
MAY 11 Pub donates 20 percent of all meal purchases to World Relief Seattle in support of SEA-TRI-KAN 400-mile bike fundraiser for refugees; 5:30 p.m. May 11, Belltown Pub, Seattle; preregister (groupraise.com/events/31176).
All-Star Softball Classic
PLAN AHEAD Athletes and celebrities play softball, proceeds benefit United Way youth programs, gates open 12:30 p.m., 2 p.m. May 13, Safeco Field, Seattle; $15-$150, free for ages 14 and younger (uwkc.org/events/softball-classic/).
Instruments of Change
PLAN AHEAD Dinner, auction, to benefit West Seattle Food Bank, 5:30 p.m. May 13, Seattle Design Center, Seattle; $100 (westseattlefoodbank.ejoinme.org/InstrumentsofChange).
Tuxes and Tails
PLAN AHEAD Food, wine, auction, and our celeb and pet runway show to benefit Seattle Humane, 5 p.m. May 13, Meydenbauer Center, 11100 N.E. Sixth St., Bellevue; $125-$450 (seattlehumane.org/events/tuxes-and-tails).
Letter Carriers Food Drive
PLAN AHEAD Snohomish County Letter Carriers Food Drive 25th Anniversary, May 13 (425-259-3191 or voaww.org).
Blessing of the Bicycles
SUN Celebrate life on wheels and safe rides; Cycle Fair & Tricycle course, 2 p.m.; Wheel Blessing, friendly for all beliefs and ages, 3 p.m. Sunday, parking lot next to University Congregational United Church of Christ, 4515 16th Ave. N.E., Seattle; free (206-524-2322 or universityucc.org/blessing-of-the-bicycles-a-spirit-workshop-on-may-7/).
Country, Swing and a Little Everything
FRI Mexican salsa line dance lesson, 7 p.m.; dance to country, swing, ballroom, line dances with DJ, for ages 18 and older, 8 p.m. Friday, Rockin’ Horse Dance Barn, 11820 150th Ave. S.E., Renton; $10-$12 (learn2dance4fun.com).
Seattle Hustle Club Dance
FRI Introductory hustle lesson, 7:30 p.m.; intermediate moves, 8:15 p.m.; dance to hustle, swing and other music with DJ, 9 p.m. Friday, Juanita Community Club, 13027 100th Ave. N.E., Kirkland; $10-$15 (seattlehustleclub.com).
FRI Scandinavian dance lesson, 7:30 p.m., dance with live music, 8:30 p.m. Friday, Cedar Valley Grange, 20526 52nd Ave. W., Lynnwood; $15, kids free (425-954-5262 or skandia-folkdance.org).
Dancing in the Park
SAT Dance lesson, 7:30 p.m., dancing, 8:30 p.m. Saturday, DanceSport International Studio, 6344 N.E. 74th St., Seattle; $12 (dancesportseattle.com/calendar.html).
Northwest Dance Network
SAT Dance lesson, 7:30 p.m., dance to music with The Wiretappers, 8:30 p.m. Saturday, Leif Erikson Lodge, 2245 N.W. 57th St., Seattle; $10-$15 (206-781-1238 or nwdance.net).
Cinco de Mayo
SAT Rumba lesson, 7 p.m.; dance to Latin rhythms and a variety of music with DJ, chips and salsa, 8 p.m. Saturday, The Hayloft Dance Hall, 15320 35th Ave. W., Lynnwood; $12-$15, cash only (425-743-6180 or hayloftdance.com).
FRI Games, activities, treats, refreshments, raffle, silent auction, 4-7 p.m. Friday, Broadview Co-op Preschool, 11051 Phinney Ave. N., Seattle (facebook.com/events/788251187995471/).
Windermere Cup/Opening Day of Boating Season
SAT 31st annual Windermere Cup Regatta, racing including UW Husky men and women and crews from Shanghai, China, 10 a.m. Saturday, followed by Seattle Yacht Club Opening Day Boat Parade, food trucks, noon Saturday, Montlake Cut, Montlake Bridge and vicinity, Seattle (windermerecup.withwre.com/).
Cinco de Mayo Celebration, El Centro de la Raza
SAT Celebration includes tianguis/bazaar, music, food for sale, resource displays, children’s activities, storytelling, live music, noon-4 p.m. Saturday, El Centro de la Raza, 2524 16th Ave. S., Seattle (elcentrodelaraza.org/).
Seattle Wildlife in the City Festival
SAT Come dressed as your favorite animal; National Wildlife Federation, Pacific Science Center and 15 local nonprofits and government partners guide kids and their families to better understand and connect with the animals that call Puget Sound home, with crafts and activities, bringing the community together to create a world to help the animals around us thrive, part of National Wildlife Federation’s Seattle Wildlife in the City Week; 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Saturday, Pacific Science Center, 200 Second Ave. N, Seattle; $5-$20 (seattlewildlifeweek.org).
SAT Experience and play innovative, unique games produced by indie game developers, with industry speakers, opportunity to cast a vote for your favorite game for the “People’s Choice” award, for all-ages, 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday, Seattle Center Armory, Seattle; free, preregister (ifest.us/).
SAT Holi festival of colors for the arrival of Spring and the spirit of oneness, dashing each other with bright colored powder, dance to Bollywood music, to benefit Child Rights and You (CRY) to help and support underprivileged children in India, noon Saturday, Crossroads Park, 16000 N.E. 10th St., Bellevue; $15-$20, ages 11 and younger free (cryseattle.org/events/event/holi/).
Opening Day of Boating, Mukilteo
SAT “Marine Myths and Legends” themed celebration, blessing of the fleet and the decorated boat parade/contest, boaters invited to participate, shoreside parade viewing, 10 a.m. Saturday, Port of Everett Marina, 1205 Craftsman Way, Everett (425-931-3384 or mukilteoyachtclub.com/homepage/events).
Medieval May Festival
SAT-SUN Theatre, knightly combat, puppetry, crafts, archery, minstrels, craft demonstrations, scribe’s shop, period clothing shop with rentals, food in Somersetshire, England in 1376, noon-5 p.m. Saturday-Sunday, Camlann Medieval Village, 10320 Kelly Road N.E., Carnation; $6-$10 cash; ages 5 and younger free (camlann.org/festivals.htm).
Kodomo no Hi Children’s Day Festival
SUN Children children and families to explore Japanese art, culture, food, and music, with taiko drumming, martial arts demonstrations; Japanese classic dance by Fujima Dance Ensemble; 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Sunday, Japanese Cultural and Community Center of Washington, 1414 S. Weller St., Seattle; free (jcccw.org/kodomo-no-hi/).
Asian-Pacific Islander Heritage Month Celebration
SUN Musical performances, Hum Bow Eating Contest, Hawaiian, Laotian and lion dancing, martial arts, crafts, children’s activities, 11:45 a.m.-5 p.m. Sunday, Seattle Center Armory, Seattle (206-684-7200 or apiheritage.com).
PLAN AHEAD Meat, potato and cheese, fruit pierogi, other Polish food, desserts and beer available, performances, craft workshops including make your own pierogi, vendors, children’s activities, 11:30 a.m.-4 p.m. May 13, Polish Cultural Center, 1714 18th Ave., Seattle (polishnewsseattle.org).
Backyard Wildlife Festival
PLAN AHEAD Arts and crafts vendors, plant sale, speakers, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. May 13, Tukwila Community Center, 12424 42nd Ave. S., Tukwila (tukwilawa.gov).
Olympia Wooden Boat Fair
PLAN AHEAD Display of all types of wooden boats, children’s boat building, entertainment, craft vendors, International Food Alley, May 1314, Percival Landing Park, Olympia (olywoodenboat.org).
Pike Place Market Flower Festival
PLAN AHEAD Fresh, locally grown flower arrangements from more than 40 farmers; Pike Place Market Foundation tent offering Market Charm engraved with mom’s name, proceeds support the MarketFront expansion, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. May 13, Pike Place Market, Seattle (206-774-5278 or pikeup.org).
Downtown Issaquah Wine Walk
FRI Wine tasting, live music, art happenings at businesses along Front Street, 6 p.m. Friday, Issaquah; $25, preregister (425-391-1112 or downtownissaquah.com).
SAT Pancakes, eggs, ham, all ages welcome; proceeds support senior center services; 8-11 a.m. Saturday, Northshore Senior Center, 10201 E. Riverside Drive, Bothell; $5 (425-487-2441 or northshoreseniorcenter.org).
Mobile Food Festival/Taco Competition
SUN Taco competition, 40 food trucks, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Sunday, 3401 Phinney Ave. N., Seattle (mobilefoodrodeo.com/seattle-street-food-festival-1/).
Swedish Pancake Breakfast
SUN Swedish pancakes with lingonberries, ham, music and folk dancing, 8 a.m.-1 p.m. Sunday, Swedish Club, 1920 Dexter Ave. N., Seattle; $5-$9, ages 5 and younger free (206-283-1090 or swedishclubnw.org/Events/pancake.htm).
Master Gardener Plant Sale and Garden Market
FRI-SAT Sale of huge variety of plants including tomatoes, herbs, vegetables, perennials, trees, shrubs, 4-8 p.m. Friday, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday, Center for Urban Horticulture, 3501 N.E. 41st St., Seattle (mgfkc.org).
Sno-Valley Senior Center Plant Sale
FRI-SAT Annuals, perennials, shrubs, vegetables, herbs, garden art, bake sale, proceeds benefit Sno-Valley Senior Center, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Friday-Saturday, Sno-Valley Senior Activity Center, 4610 Stephens Ave., Carnation (425-333-4152 or snovalleysenior.org).
Kubota Garden Spring Plant Sale
SAT Perennials, grasses, shrubs, trees, fuschias, hydrangeas, 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturday, Kubota Garden Nursery, 9817 55th Ave. S., Seattle (206-725-5060 or kubotagarden.org).
Edmonds Floretum Plant Sale
SAT Locally-grown perennials, bulbs, herbs, annuals and shrubs; garden-related art, pots, vases, tools and crafts, 9 a.m.-noon Saturday, Edmonds United Methodist Church, 828 Caspers St., Edmonds (edmondsfloretumgardenclub.org).
Hilltoppers Garden Club Plant Sale
SAT Great prices on perennials, ground covers, veggies, shrubs, native plants, 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday, Inglewood Presbyterian Church, 7718 N.E. 141st, Bothell (hilltoppersgc.com/).
Highline SeaTac Botanical Garden May Sale
SAT Sale benefits the garden and local gardening clubs, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday, Highline SeaTac Botanical Garden, 13735 24th Ave. South, SeaTac (206-391-4003 or highlinegarden.org/events/annual-plant-sale/).
Plant sale, Black Diamond
SAT Black Diamond Friends of the Library fundraiser sale of native plants, perennials and ground covers, 9 a.m. Saturday, Black Diamond Community Center, 31605 Third Ave., Black Diamond (360-886-1105).
Tilth Alliance’s May Edible Plant Sale
SAT-SUN Organic edible plant starts, gardening books and supplies, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday-Sunday, Meridian Park, 4649 Sunnyside Ave. N., Seattle (206-633-0451 or tilthalliance.org/special_events/mayedibleplantsale).
Westside Plant & Garden Art Fair
SAT-SUN 1,500 plants, local artists, used garden tools/books, children’s activities, music, cafe, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Sunday, Westside Unitarian Universalist Congregation Social Hall, 7141 California Ave. S.W., Seattle (206-935-0418 or westsidegardenfair.weebly.com).
Tomato Plant Sale
SAT-SUN Tomato plants including 100 heirloom varieties, peppers, eggplants, tomatillos and other vegetable starts, annuals, perennials, herbs, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday-Sunday, Abundant Greens Urban Farm, 2843 N.W. 57th St., Seattle (abundantgreensurbanfarm.com).
MON Snohomish Garden Club meeting, speaker on growing a year-around hummingbird habitat garden, 7 p.m. Monday, Snohomish Senior Center, 506 Fourth St., Snohomish (snohomishgardenclub.com).
Nathan Hale High School Plant Sale
WED-MAY 13 Large and unique selection of sustainably grown vegetable starts, herbs, hanging baskets and geraniums grown by high school students; all proceeds benefit horticulture education; 3-6 p.m. May 10-12, 9 a.m.-1 p.m. May 13, Nathan Hale High School Greenhouse, 11051 34th Ave. N.E., Seattle (halehs.seattleschools.org).
Free Comic Book Day
SAT Variety of free specialty comic books available at comic book stores locally and worldwide, including Golden Age Collectables, 1501 Pike Place, Pike Place Market, Seattle, and several other locations (freecomicbookday.com/).
Comic Book Day, Shoreline Library
SAT Free comics for all ages while supplies last, take photos with special guests; comic-based video games for tweens and teens, noon-2 p.m. Saturday, Shoreline Library, 345 N.E. 175th St., Shoreline (206-362-7550 or kcls.org).
Comic Book Day, Federal Way Library
SAT Free comics for all ages while supplies last, 1-3 p.m. Saturday, Federal Way Library, 34200 First Way S., Federal Way (253-838-3668 or kcls.org).
Free Comic Book Day, Everett Public Library
SAT One free comic book per person, Everett Public Library and Evergreen Branch Library, 10 a.m. Saturday, Everett Library, 2702 Hoyt Ave., Everett (425-257-8250).
Exotic cars, Redmond Town Center
SAT Weekly gathering of exotic cars, 9-11 a.m. Saturday, Redmond Town Center, 16495 N.E. 74th St., Redmond; free (425-869-2640 or redmondtowncenter.com/events/).
Everett Rock & Gem Club Gem, Jewelry & Mineral Show
SAT-SUN Crystals, tools, equipment, kids’ activities, vendors, exhibits, demonstrations, books, maps, door prizes, snack bar, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Saturday, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Sunday, Everett Community College Student Fitness Center, 2206 Tower St., Everett; free (everettrockclub.com).
National Postcard Week
SUN The PNW Post Card Club and Puget Sound Postcrossing Group celebrate the 34th National Postcard Week; learn about the postcard collecting hobby, purchase postcards from vendors, help send National Postcard Week postcards around the world, all ages welcome, lunch available, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Sunday, Lake City Community Center, 12531 28th Ave. N.E., Seattle; free (facebook.com/events/741525949354614/?ref=ts&fref=ts).
SUN Electric vehicles, 9 a.m. Sunday, Triple XXX Root Beer Drive-In, 98 N.E. Gilman Blvd., Issaquah (425-392-1266 or triplexrootbeer.com).
Puget Sound Civil War Round Table
MAY 11 Dinner meeting; Major General John Hemphill discusses the live of Granville Haller, Headquarters Commandant for Major General George McClellan and Seattle pioneer, 6 p.m. May 11, China Harbor, 2040 Westlake Ave. N., Seattle; $21, preregister (206-524-4434 or pscwrt.org).
“Twin Peaks” Scavenger Hunt
PLAN AHEAD Celebration of the return of the TV series set in Snoqualmie and North Bend, scavenger hunt, meet cast members, screening of David Lynch directed film “Fire Walk With Me,” food trucks, 4 p.m. May 13, Snoqualmie; $12, preregister (twinpeakslaunchsnoqualmie.eventbrite.com).
ACM Fifth Anniversary Celebrations
FRI In celebration of the museum’s fifth anniversary, $5 off admission and special offers on the fifth day of the month, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Friday, LeMay–America’s Car Museum, 2702 East D St., Tacoma; regular admission $10-$18 (253-779-8490 or americascarmuseum.org).
Northwest Veterans Museum Grand Opening
SAT Opening of displays of items from World War I, World War II, the Korean War, Desert Storm, Iraq and Afghanistan; tours, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday, with concert by Edmonds High School Band, 11 a.m., ceremony with speakers, noon, ree shuttle bus every 15 minutes, Lynnwood Convention Center, 3711 196th St. S.W., Lynnwood; regular hours 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Mondays, Thursdays and Saturdays, Northwest Veterans Museum, Heritage Park, 19921 Poplar Way, Lynnwood (206-390-9982 or nwveteransmuseum.org).
Fly Day featuring the B-25 Mitchell Bomber
SAT Hangar briefing on the history and performance of the featured aircraft, following by flight demonstration; noon Saturday, Historic Flight Foundation, 10719 Bernie Webber Drive, Mukilteo (425-348-3200 or historicflight.org/hf/).
Meeker Mansion Psychic Fair
SAT Find out about the future or learn from the past, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday, Meeker Mansion, 312 Spring St., Puyallup; $5 entrance, additional charge for readings (253-848-1770 or meekermansion.org).
Grand Ridge Mine Hike
SUN Issaquah History Museums host hike to explore the daily commute of miners who worked in Issaquah’s longest-lasting coal mining operation, 10 a.m. Sunday, East Sunset Trailhead, 661-831 E. Sunset Way, Issaquah; $7.50-$10, preregistration required (issaquahhistory.org).
Seattle Art Museum
ONGOING “Seeing Nature: Landscape Masterworks from the Paul G. Allen Family Collection,” 39 European and American landscape paintings from the past four hundred years, through May 23, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Wednesdays-Sundays, until 9 p.m. Thursdays, Seattle Art Museum, 1300 First Ave., Seattle; $12.95-$19.95 ages 12 and younger free (206-654-3100 or seattleartmuseum.org/).
Terracotta Warriors of the First Emperor
ONGOING Artifacts from the First Imperial Dynasty of China, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Mondays-Fridays, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Saturdays-Sundays, Pacific Science Center, 200 Second Ave. N, Seattle; $24.75-$32.75 (206-443-3611 or /pacificsciencecenter.org/terracotta-warriors/).
Native Art Market
PLAN AHEAD Celebration of Native art, purchase original art directly from artists, talk to them about their work and process, watch demonstrations, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. May 13, Burke Museum of Natural History and Culture, University of Washington, Seattle; $7.50-$10 (206-616-3962 or bit.ly/2pdM1bG).
Meeker Mansion Mother’s Day Tea Weekend
PLAN AHEAD Mother’s Day tea, seatings at 12:30 and 2:00 May 13-14, Meeker Mansion, Puyallup; $12, reservations required (253-848-1770 or meekermansion.org).
Mothers Ride Free
PLAN AHEAD Scenic vintage train excursion through the Cascade foothills to top of Snoqualmie Falls, free for mothers accompanied by a paying child of any age, 11 a.m., 12:30, 2, 3:30 and 4:45 p.m. May 13, Northwest Railway Museum, Snoqualmie; $10-$20 (425-888-3030 or trainmuseum.org).
Northwest Paddling Festival
PLAN AHEAD Canoes, kayaks, stand-up paddleboards, paddling equipment, accessories and gear by 60 paddle sports businesses, kayak and stand up paddleboard demos and tours, seminars, kids’ activities, dragon boat races, 2-7 p.m. May 12, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. May 13, Lake Sammamish State Park, Issaquah; free admission; $10 fee to demo canoes, kayaks and SUPs (northwestpaddlingfestival.com/).
Enchanted Village and Wild Waves Water Park
FRI-SUN Cinco de Mayo celebration, concerts, Mexican food vendors, fun park rides, 11 a.m.-7:30 p.m. Friday, $11.95-$15, free for children; fun park rides only, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. May 6-7, 13-14, 20-21, $12.99; Wild Waves & Enchanted Village, 36201 Enchanted Parkway S., Federal Way; parking $12 (253-661-8000 or wildwaves.com/index.php).
Lake Hills Greenbelt Ranger Walk
SAT Guided tour of the Greenbelt with history, stories, for all ages, 2-3 p.m. Saturdays, Lake Hills Greenbelt, 15416 S.E. 16th St., Bellevue; preregistration not required for groups smaller than 10 (425-452-7225).
SAT-SUN Seasonally themed walk with activities, learning for ages 2-12 and their caregivers, 1 p.m. Saturday; walk for adults, 1 p.m. Sunday, Graham Visitor Center, 2300 Arboretum Drive E., Seattle; free (206-685-8033 or botanicgardens.uw.edu).
Discovery Park History Walk
SUN History walk for adults and ages 12 and older, 1 p.m. Sunday, Discovery Park, 3801 W. Government Way, Seattle; $5, preregister (206-386-4236).
Family-Friendly Ranger Walk
SUN Nature walk for all ages, 2 p.m. Sunday, Mercer Slough Environmental Education Center, 1625 118th Ave. S.E., Bellevue; free, preregister (425-452-2565).
Living with Wildlife; Deer
SUN Learn about local deer, how to interact, for ages 13 and older, 2 p.m. Sunday, Lewis Creek Park and Visitor Center, 5808 Lakemont Blvd. S.E., Bellevue; free, no registration required (425-452-4195 or bellevuewa.gov/pdf/Parks/parks-special-events-march-may-2017.pdf).
MAY 11 Film “First Flight: A Mother Hummingbird’s Story,” information on local hummingbirds, 7 p.m. May 11, Northwest Stream Center, 600 128th St. S.E., McCollum Park, Everett; $3 (425-316-8592 or streamkeeper.org).
Lake Hills Evening Ranger Hike
PLAN AHEAD Walk to learn about the park and nocturnal animals, for all ages, 8 p.m. May 12, Lake Hills Greenbelt, Bellevue; preregister, course #117894 (425-452-6993 or parksreg.bellevuewa.gov).
Bird tours, Discovery Park
PLAN AHEAD Discover birding with experienced leaders to explore in the park’s varied habitats, for adults and ages 8 and older, 7-9 a.m. and 8-10 a.m. May 13, Discovery Park, Seattle; $3, preregister (206-386-4237).
A Celtic Celebration
SAT Support the NW Junior Pipe Band and drummers, fiddlers and dancers in Scottish and Celtic musical traditions, 7 p.m. Saturday, Edmonds Center for the Arts, 410 Fourth Ave. N., Edmonds; $25-$125 (425-275-9595 or edmondscenterforthearts.org/events/a-celtic-celebration).
Mother’s Day Half Marathon and 5K, Kirkland
PLAN AHEAD Scenic half marathon and 5K for runners and walkers, 7:30 a.m. May 14, Juanita Beach Park, Kirkland; $30-$75 (halfmarathons.net/washington-mothers-day-half-marathon-5k/).
Rummage Sale, Edmonds
FRI-SAT Clothing, household items, electronics, jewelry, books, plants, cafe, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Friday-Saturday, Edmonds Unitarian Universalist Church, 8109 224th St. S.W., Edmonds (EUUC.org).
Moshier Pottery Sale
SAT Handmade mugs, bowls, serving dishes, garden art, jewelry, planters, cash or checks only, 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).
Redmond Saturday Market
SAT Local produce and other farm products, plants, flowers, baked goods, fish, arts and crafts, food vendors, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturdays, 7730 Leary Way, Redmond (redmondsaturdaymarket.org/).
Issaquah Farmers Market
SAT Local produce, flowers, baked goods, cooking demonstrations, arts and crafts, food vendors, 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturdays, Pickering Barn, 1730 10th Ave. N.W., Issaquah (ci.issaquah.wa.us/market).
Puyallup Farmers Market
SAT Local produce, flowers, plants, arts and crafts, food vendors, 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturdays, Pioneer Park Pavilion, 330 S. Meridian St., Puyallup (puyallupmainstreet.com/events/puyallup-farmers-market/).
Vashon Farmers Market
SAT Local produce, homemade foods, eggs, wine, art and crafts, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturdays, Village Green, 519 Vashon Highway S.W., Vashon (vigavashon.org/farmers-market/).
Woodinville Farmers Market
SAT Local produce, flowers, arts and crafts, food vendors, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturdays, DeYoung Park, 13680 N.E. 175th St., Woodinville (woodinvillefarmersmarket.com).
Carnation Farmers Market
TUE Fresh produce, flowers, plants, food vendors, cooking demonstrations, 3-7 p.m. Tuesdays, Stossel Avenue Northeast and West Bird Street, Carnation (carnationfarmersmarket.org/).
Sammamish Farmers Market
WED Fresh produce, food vendors, arts and crafts, 4-8 p.m. Wednesdays, 801 228th Ave. S.E., Sammamish (sammamishfarmersmarket.org).
Burien Farmers Market
MAY 11 Fresh produce, baked goods, farm products, food vendor, arts and crafts, 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Thursdays, Tenth Avenue Southwest between Southwest 151st and Southwest 152nd Streets, Burien (discoverburien.org).
Snohomish Farmers Market
MAY 11 Local produce and farm products, plants, flowers, arts and crafts, food vendors, 3-7 p.m. Thursdays, Cedar Avenue and Pearl Street, Snohomish (snohomishfarmersmarket.org).
West Seattle Community Garage Sale Day
PLAN AHEAD One day, hundreds of sales around West Seattle, May 13 (westseattlegaragesale.com).
Modest Fashion Show
SAT Spring collections of local and global designers, Eid Bazaar vendors, cultural discussions, 4 p.m. Saturday, Redmond Senior Center, 8703 160th Ave. N.E., Redmond; free (malikahfestival.com).
Virtual Reality Pop-Up
SUN Learn how to use Augmented Reality and Virtual Reality from leading experts, for all ages, learn about getting a career in tech, 3-6 p.m. Sunday, New Holly Gathering Hall, 7054 32nd Ave. S., Seattle; free (washingtontechnology.org/events/seattles-first-vr-pop/).
WCR Food Games
SUN Women Chefs & Restaurateurs Conference Food Games pits Celebrity Chef Coaches and their teams against each other in a fierce and friendly live cooking competition, top female chefs compete through three rounds of secret ingredient challenges for the title of WCR Food Games Champion, 11 a.m. Sunday, W Seattle Hotel, 1112 Fourth Ave., Seattle; free (womenchefs.org/).
Renton Technical College Automotive Complex Grand Opening
MAY 11 Celebrate the opening of RTC’s new automotive complex, includes music, food, career fair, tours, 4 p.m. May 11, Renton Technical College, 3000 N.E. Fourth St., Renton; free, reservation required (rtc.edu/automotive-grand-opening).
Exploring the Tragedies of Mt. Pleasant Cemetery
SAT One-mile walk in the cemetery to hear these stories and how they shaped Seattle, 9 a.m. Saturday, Mt. Pleasant Cemetery, Seventh Avenue West and West Raye Street, Seattle; $25, preregister, space limited (206-795-7609 or atlasobscura.com/events/exploring-mt-pleasant-cemetery).
Fremont Walking Tour
SAT One-mile walk to learn about the neighborhood history, 11 a.m. Saturday, ETG Coffee, 3512 Fremont Pl. N., Seattle ; $25, preregister, space limited (206-795-7609 or atlasobscura.com/events/fremont-walking-tour).