Whether you’re celebrating Mother’s Day or just taking time to relax, check out this list of things you can do around the Seattle area in the upcoming days.

Mother’s Day

  • Whip up this perfect springtime asparagus frittata for brunch.
  • For an afternoon dessert, bake this delicious lime pie.
  • As an amazing Mother’s Day surprise, team with the kids to create a container garden filled with plants that attract hummingbirds or butterflies.
  • Check out these 10 scrumptious Seattle-area takeout options to celebrate mom.

Eats and drinks

  • Head to West Seattle for vegan food, chicken rice and more great neighborhood eats.
  • Cook this sweet-salty coconut sticky rice with mango, with a recipe courtesy of celebrity Chrissy Teigen’s mom, Vilailuck Teigen.

Movies, TV and music

  • Find something to stream from this list of what’s new on Video on Demand, Netflix, Amazon Prime, Hulu and other services.
  • Watch “The Paper Tigers,” a kung fu movie shot in Seattle, from local filmmaker Bao Tran.
  • Catch the final season of Hulu’s “Shrill” and read about what other TV endeavors Seattle writer Lindy West has coming next.
  • Listen to Heart guitarist Nancy Wilson’s brand new solo album, “You and Me.”



  • Brush up on these tips for what you can do to prevent wildfires while enjoying the outdoors this summer.
  • If you’re getting outside with plans to install a rain garden, find out if you’re eligible for a rebate.

Community and events

  • Celebrate Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month in Seattle with these activities, including a book fair, video series and more.