Auburn-area community calendar | April 19

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Events

Auburn Tourism: For special events or to add a special event, go to auburntourism.com.

Washington State Spring Fair: April 20-23, Washington State Fair Events Center, 110 Ninth Ave. SW, Puyallup. Hours: 2-10 p.m. Thursday; 10 a.m.-10 p.m. Friday, Saturday; 10 a.m.-8 p.m. Sunday. Animals, the Northwest Junior Livestock Show, free entertainment, kids’ activities, Motorsport Mayhem, Storybook Village, Northwest Garden Show, barbecue competition and other attractions. Admission: $12 adults, $10 students (6-18), 5 and under free. Information hotline: 253-841–5045, thefair.com.

Free electronics recycling event: 10 a.m.-6 p.m. April 21, VRFA Headquarters, Fire Station 31, 1101 D St. NE, Auburn.Valley Regional Fire Authority and UpTekk Recycling host. Those who reside within the VRFA service area are invited to bring all unwanted personal electronics, such as: computers and computer parts (computer hard drives will be wiped of personal data free-of-charge); monitors; laptops; keyboards; mice; cords; printers; ink cartridges; copiers; stereo equipment; parts; speakers; telephones; cellphones; chargers; VCRs; DVD players; TVs and LCDs. Personal electronics only. Household items, appliances, yard debris or chemicals will not be accepted. For more information visit UpTekk Recycling. For questions about the event, contact AskTheVrfa@vrfa.org or call 253-288-5800.

Ladies & Lil’ Gents: 6-8:30 p.m. April 29, Auburn Community & Event Center, 910 Ninth St. SE. Moms here’s your chance to take your little guy on a fun date. Come dressed as your favorite pirate and princess and enjoy dinner, live entertainment, hands-on activity, open gym play and a few surprises. A memory photo is also included. Seating is limited. Fee: $35/$44. Call 253-931-3043 for tickets.

Spring Art Walk & Wine Tasting: 5:30-8:30 p.m. May 12, downtown Auburn. Northwest artists on display to sell original handmade-quality paintings, photography, sculptures and wearable artwork in downtown businesses. Music and fine wines. Free event, but wine tasting tickets are $15 presale and $20 at the event and include eight 1-ounce tastes and a custom wine glass. Presale tickets available at auburnartwalk.com or at Corestar Pilates (205 E Main St.), Grocery Outlet (102 Cross St. SE, and Zola’s Cafe (402 E Main St.) through May 11. Walking map, wine tasting tickets, custom wine glass and ID check available at the day of event at the information booths at former Rottles building, 226 E. Main St., and the parking lot at the corner of East D and Main Streets.

Puget Sound Bonsai Association Spring Show: 10 a.m.-4 p.m. May 13, 14, Pacific Bonsai Museum, 2515 S. 336th St., Federal Way. Introduce mom and the whole family to bonsai, the art form of growing trees in pots. The event features a diverse collection of beautifully shaped and artistically presented trees created by PSBA members, and displayed at the Pacific Bonsai Museum, a cultural gem featuring world-class bonsai from around the globe elegantly displayed in a woodland setting. Free and open to the public. Admission by donation. PSBA, formed in 1973, is a nonprofit corporation dedicated to the education of its members and the general public in the art and culture of bonsai. For more information, visit psba.us and pacificbonsaimuseum.org.

Benefits

13th annual Coming Together for Kids Dinner and Auction: 6-9 p.m. April 21, Green River College, Mel Lindbloom Student Union Building, 2401 SE 320th St., Auburn. Live and silent auctions. Raising funds for the basic needs and academic support services CISA (Communities In Schools of Auburn) provides students and families in the Auburn School District. Tickets: $55. Evening of fun and fundraising features a large silent auction followed by dinner and spirited bidding in the live auction. For more information and to register, visit auburn.ciswa.org. Sponsorship opportunities are available. Call 253-288-7659 or email Arlene Pierini at director@cisauburn.org for more information.

Run2Educate Color Run: 8 a.m. April 23, Buena Vista Seventh-day Adventist School, 3320 Academy Drive SE, Auburn. Course is 2.5 miles in length with obstacles. Color dispersed before, during and after race. Great family event. Funds raised go toward purchasing kinesthetic equipment to get students moving while they learn. Schedule: 8 a.m., packet pickup and race-day registration; 9 a.m., run starts (in heats); 10 a.m., $5 kids obstacle course; 8:30-11 a.m., pancake feed and silent auction. Entry cost: $30 until 9 p.m. April 21; race-day registration is $40. Registration includes one entry to the Color Run with participation supplies; one entry to a pancake breakfast and one entry to the kids obstacle course (ages 2 to eighth grade). To register, visit run2educate.net. For questions, email run2educate@gmail.com.

Chicken Teriyaki Dinner: 11 a.m.-3 p.m. April 23, White River Buddhist Temple, 3625 Auburn Way N. Spring fundraiser. Chicken teriyaki dinner, bake sale and plant sale. Cafeteria-style dining or take-out. Bake sale includes mochi, manju, pies and more. Cost: $12. For more information, visit wrbt.org.

Empty Bowls: 11 a.m.-1 p.m. April 28, Grace Community Church, 1320 Auburn Way S. Benefit for the Auburn Food Bank. Fill a bowl, get a bowl. Local artists, businesses and restaurants coming together to help Auburn’s hungry. $20 suggested donation will get you a handcrafted pottery or wood bowl made by local artisans to keep and lunch provided by Auburn area restaurants and schools. For more information, call 253-833-8925 or visit theeauburnfoodbank.org

Revisit the Legend of Steppenwolf: 7-9 p.m. April 29, Theatre at Auburn Mountainview, 28900 124th Ave SE, Auburn. Benefit concert for the Auburn Valley Humane Society, raising funds for lost, homeless and abandoned animals in the community. CDs, T-shirts, auction and raffle baskets to be given away. Tickets: $25 general admission, $50 VIP, $100 backstage pass. Order at www.brownpapertickets.com/event/2854538.

See Ya Later Foundation “Star Wars” trivia challenge fundraiser: 5:30-9:30 p.m. May 4, Auburn Golf Course, 29630 Green River Road SE. “May the fourth be with you.” Proceeds support the SYL Foundation, a faith-based, nondenominational organization that helps families fraught by a child’s medical crisis. Teams of 4-8 compete in trivia on “Star Wars” movies. Cost: $35 per person and includes a pasta dinner catered by Bogey’s and a dessert dash. The table that donates the most cash, gets first choice on desserts. The dash will continue until all the desserts are claimed. No-host bar. Registration open at seeyalater.org and on Facebook.

Bus Barn Bonanza: 9 a.m.-4 p.m. May 6, first Saturday of the month, Auburn School District Transportation Department, 615 15th St. SW. Join as a vendor, a shopper or a looker at the bazaar, swap meet, flea market business and networking opportunity. Gifts, yard sale items and more. Proceeds from vendor fees at $10 a table space go to the Senior Scholarship Foundation. Bus Barn Bonanza is a nonprofit organization. Any business or individuals interested in matching its makings or would like to be a vendor, please call 253-227-7789 or visit busbarnbonanza.com.

34th annual Auburn Rotary Club Scholarship Show: 8 p.m. May 6, Performing Arts Center, 702 Fourth St. NE, Auburn. Featuring country music duo Maddie & Tae, with special guest Dylan Jakobsen. Sponsored by the Rotary Club and KMPS 94.1. Proceeds benefit the club’s scholarship fund. Tickets: $20, $30 balcony; $40 mezzaine; $50 orchestra. Order at ticketmaster.com. For more information, visit kmps.com.

Victorian May Tea: Seatings at 12:30 p.m., 2 p.m.and 3:30 p.m. May 13, Neely Mansion, 12303 SE Auburn, Black Diamond Road, Auburn, off Highway 18. Enjoy spring delicacies, music and tour the 1884 Neely Mansion and grounds. Cost $15 per guest. Reservations required: 253-736-5608 or neelymansion.org

Health

Spring Awakening Open House: 9 a.m.-4 p.m. April 22, Corestar Pilates, 205 E. Main St., Suite B, Auburn. Free classes all day for people to come and try out. Full schedule of group and reformer classes, plus nutrition and introducing infrared sauna. Refreshments available. For more information, call 206-914-0112 or visit corestarpilates.com.

Bloodworks Northwest drives: Appointments can be made by calling 1-800-398-7888, or visit bloodworksnw.org.

The Law of Harmony and Christian Science healing clinic: Noon-1 p.m. April 24, Auburn Avenue Theater, 10 Auburn Ave. Info: joshnilescsb.com.

Alzheimer’s Association Auburn Caregiver Support Group: Noon-1:30 p.m. first Tuesday of the month, Church of the Nazarene, 1225 29th St. SE, Room 15. Caring for someone with memory loss? Do you need information and support? Alzheimer’s Association family caregiver support groups provide a consistent and caring place for people to learn, share and gain emotional support from others who are also on a unique journey of providing care to a person with memory loss. For information, call Val Brustad, 253-854-7658.

Volunteers

Auburn Valley Humane Society: 6-8 p.m., third Wednesdays of the month; 10 a.m.-noon, third Saturdays of the month, AVHS shelter, 4910 A St. SE, Auburn. Volunteer orientation and trainings. Stop by the shelter or AVHS thrift store, 1123 E. Main St., to pick up a volunteer application or download one from auburnvalleyhs.org and bring it to the orientation. You may register to attend anyone of the sessions in the future by emailing slavigne@auburnvalleyhs.org. For more information, call 253-249-7849 or visit auburnvalleyhs.org.

Clean Sweep: April 22. Help Auburn celebrate Earth Day and participate in the city’s largest volunteer effort. Community-wide volunteer effort will focus on major clean-up, environmental restoration and beautification efforts in different areas around the City. Volunteer groups will work on general cleanup, landscaping, planting, weeding and other projects at various parks, trails and other sites around Auburn. Volunteers can register online at auburnwa.gov and can either choose to participate in a specific project or can ask to be assigned to the project that is in need of the most volunteer support. Service clubs, social service agencies, faith-based groups, scouting troops, businesses, families and individuals invited. Volunteers will be asked to bring tools based on their volunteer assignment (determined once registered), gardening or work gloves and a broom for the ceremonial sweep along the Main Street sidewalks. For more information about volunteer recruitment, call Julie Krueger at 253-804-5042 or email jkrueger@auburnwa.gov

Programs

Clothing bank: 10-11 a.m. Saturdays, Northwest Family Church, 3535 Auburn Way S. Serving the community. Clients may come once a month. ID is required for new clients and proof of children (insurance card) is needed. If you have just moved into the area, then a bill with your current address will be sufficient. Homeless community is welcome. ID is required and not an address. The clothing bank is free and supported through donations from the community and church. The Clothing Bank serves Auburn, Algona and Pacific only. For more information, visit www.nwfamilychurch.com.

Clubs

Auburn Noon Lions: Meets Tuesdays, noon, Auburn Golf Course banquet room, 29630 Green River Road SE. $12 for lunch, $5 for dessert and beverage. For more information, contact Ed Butler at 253-929-9358 or edbutler0314@gmail.com.

Rotary Club of Auburn: Meets noon, Wednesdays, Auburn Golf Course, banquet room, 29630 Green River Road SE. Programs: For more information, visit www.auburnrotary.org.

Kiwanis Club of The Valley: Meets every Wednesday morning at 7 at Veterans Memorial Park, 411 St. NE, Auburn. For more information, visit www.kiwaniscluboftheauburnvalley.org

South King County Alliance for Retired Americans: Monthly meetings at 1 p.m. on the second Tuesday of the month, Kent Senior Center, 600 E. Smith St. Meetings open and free to the public. For more information, contact Pat Paulsen at 206-400-7149.

Auburn Morning Toastmasters: Meets every Thursday morning, 6:30-7:30, Auburn Chamber of Commerce, 420 E. Main St., beginning Nov. 3. Learn the fine art of communication and public speaking in a friendly supportive atmosphere. Visitors are welcome.

Soroptimist International of Auburn: Meets Wednesdays at noon in the Rainier Room, Truitt Building, 102 W. Main St. Make reservations by emailing info@siauburn. For more information, visit www.siauburn.org.

South King County Genealogical Society: 9:30 a.m.-noon, third Saturday of every month (except July, August and December), Wesley Homes-Lea Hill, J.W. McKenna Assembly Hall, 32049 109th Place SE, Auburn. Welcome genealogists or anyone interested in learning about family history. www.skcgs.org

Save Our Fish, Auburn Chapter, Puget Sound Anglers: Meets on the fourth Wednesday of each month (except December), 6 p.m. Round Table Pizza, 4002 A St. SE. Learn fishing techniques and hot spots from guest speakers and chapter experts. For more information, visit www.saveourfish.org.

Libraries

Auburn Library, 1102 Auburn Way S. 253- 931-3018. Library events include:

CHILDREN & FAMILIES

Kaleidoscope Play & Learn-Spanish: 10:30 a.m. Mondays. Newborn to age 5 with adult. Have fun singing songs, telling stories, reading books, creating art and playing.

Infant and Young Toddler Story Time: 10:15 a.m. Tuesdays. Ages newborn to 24 months, siblings welcome. Stories, songs and fun.

Family Pajama Story Times: 7 p.m. Tuesdays. Ages 3 to 7 with adult, siblings welcome. Stories, songs and fun.

Toddler Story Times: 10:30 a.m. Thursdays. Ages 2 to 3 with adult, siblings welcome. Stories, songs and fun.

Preschool Story Time: 11:15 a.m. Thursdays. Ages 3 to 7 with adult, siblings welcome. Stories, songs and fun.

Bookmarks and Landmarks Jr.-Mary Olson Farm: 10:30 a.m. April 22. “Our Only May Amelia” by Jennifer Holm. Held at Mary Olson Farm, 28728 Green River Road SE. Ages 10 to 14 with adult.White River Valley Museum and the Auburn Library will host a discussion of the book. Read the book, then come to Mary Olson Farm to find out what life on the farm would have been like back in May Amelia’s day. Do activities like learning to care for the animals and making one of May Amelia’s favorite foods, then discuss the book in the Mary Olson Barn. Please come dressed for the weather and ready to participate in some farm chores. Please place a copy of the book on hold through your library. Registration begins April 1. Children and the adults attending with them must register, as space is limited.

TWEENS & TEENS

Study Zone: 3-5 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays; 5-7 p.m. Wednesdays. Grades K-12. Drop in for free homework help from trained volunteer tutors.

Teen Zone: 3:30-5 p.m. Wednesdays. No program on April 12. Middle and high school ages. Play video games, snack, get online, hang out, study, or pick-up a good book. All in the same place.

Teen Think Tank: 3-5 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays. Grades 6-12. Need a place to work as a group? Want a quick study break? Keep calm and study on in a space reserved after school just for you.

ADULTS

English as a Second Language (ESL) Class: 6 p.m. Mondays and Wednesdays. Presented by Green River College. Learn English grammar, reading, writing, and conversations skills with an experienced instructor. Classes are free. Registration required.

Third Thursday Afternoon Book Club: 2 p.m. April 20. “Sense and Sensibility” by Jane Austen.

One-on-One Computer Help: 2 p.m., 2:30 p.m., 3 p.m., 3:30 p.m., April 22. Have computer or software questions? Get help from KCLS volunteers with computer basics, Microsoft Office, Internet, email and computer learning resources. You may bring your own laptop, but volunteers cannot provide hands-on or hardware assistance.

Computer classes?: If you’re interested in attending a computer class, please call 253-931-3018. • Microsoft Word 2013 Level 3, 1:30 p.m. April 26; • Gmail Level 1, 3:30 p.m. April 26. Please register.

Financial Literacy Course-Risk Management: 7 p.m. April 27. Financial education course for young adults ages 21 and older. Understand what insurance is, why you need it and how it works. Learn what insurance premiums are and how they are determined. Know what liability coverage is and how it applies to auto and renters/home insurance policies. Be able to explain types of insurance and when they apply in real life. Understand insurance contracts and the major decisions that have to be made when purchasing policies. Registration required online at kcls.org or call the Auburn Library at 253-931-3018.

Assistive Technology & Resources Fair: 11 a.m.-3 p.m. April 29. Assistive technology is any product or service that makes tasks easier or possible. Learn about community resources and tools to help people live, work and play independently (especially pertinent for people needing some help with vision or hearing or mobility challenges). Visit representatives from 10 community organizations and learn what they can do for you.

EVERYONE’S TALKING ABOUT IT

Paths to Recovery-Treatment 101. Understanding What Works: 7 p.m. April 20. King County Library Opioid Program Series Learn about the range of recovery options (social supports, counseling and medications) and the outcomes of each approach. The King County Heroin and Prescription Opiate Addiction Task Force will discuss emerging strategies that emphasize harm reduction and low barrier access to treatment to support individuals on a path to life-long recovery.

Algona-Pacific Library, 225 Ellingson Road, Pacific. 253-833-3554. Library events include:

CHILDREN & FAMILIES

Toddler Story Time: 10:15 a.m. Tuesdays. Ages 2 to 3 with adult. Stories, songs and fun.

Preschool Story Time: 11 a.m. Tuesdays. Ages 3 to 5 with adult. Stories, songs and fun.

Early Literacy Parties in Spanish: 11 a.m. Wednesdays, April 5-May 31. No workshop on May 17. Families with children, newborn to age 5. Series of free workshops in Spanish for families to learn about Early Literacy and how to prepare their children for Kindergarten. Registration not required, but space is limited. Free giveaway books provided by the KCLS Foundation.

Reading with Rover: 6-7 p.m. April 19. For school-age children accompanied by an adult. Build reading skills and confidence by reading aloud to a certified therapy dog in a welcoming environment. Reading with Rover is a community-based literacy program working with schools and libraries throughout the greater Seattle area.

TWEENS & TEENS

Teen Zone: 3:30-5 p.m. Thursdays. Grades 5-12. Play video games, snack, hang out, study, or pick up a good book. All in the same place.

Study Zone: 5-7 p.m. Tuesdays. Grades K-12. Drop in for free homework help from trained volunteer tutors.

ADULTS

Computer Classes: • Microsoft Excel 2013 Level 1, 7 p.m. April 20. Please register.

Algona-Pacific Page Turners Book Club: 7:30 p.m. April 19. “The Girls” by Emma Cline. Share your love of books and connect with fellow readers. Contact the library for book title. Copies of this title have been reserved for participants and are available for check out at the library. New members are always welcome.

Sign Up for ORCA LIFT’s Reduced Fares: 10 a.m.-noon, April 29. Presented by Multi-Service Center. Drop in to register for ORCA LIFT, a new, reduced fare on Metro buses, Sound Transit Link light rail, and more. Income-qualified riders, ages 19 and older, can save 50 percent or more. To see if you qualify, check www.orcalift.com or call Multi-Service Center at 253-838-6810. Please bring ID and income verification documents.

Friends of the Algona-Pacific Library Book Sale: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. April 19. Get great bargains on books while supporting your library.

Muckleshoot Library, 39917 Auburn-Enumclaw Road SE., Auburn. 253-931-6779. Library events include:

PROGRAMS

Boredom Busters: At the library and looking for something to do? Ask the staff at the front desk about Boredom Buster kits. Board games, crafts, coloring, etc. Kits available for all ages.

Network

3No Networking: 5:30 p.m. Thursdays. 3No Networking is a casual weekly get-together set aside for members of the business community to drop in and get to know each other. The mixer rotates among Auburn venues. The series is made possible by a partnership between IPZ No. 15 Auburn, the City of Auburn Office of Economic Development, Auburn Area Chamber of Commerce and the Auburn Downtown Association. For more information, contact Doug Lein, IPZ administrator, at 253-804-3101. For a full schedule, visit www.3noNetworking.com.

Auburn Area Chamber of Commerce Business Insider Luncheon: 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m., the third Tuesday of every month, Emerald Downs, Emerald Room (fourth floor), 2300 Emerald Downs Drive. $25/members; $35/non-members (includes lunch). Register online through the chamber. For more information, contact Karen Wickstrom at 253-833-0700 or karen@auburnareawa.org.

Seniors

Auburn Senior Activity Center, 808 Ninth St. SE. 253-931-3016 or www.auburnwa.gov. Senior activities include:

• Senior Coffee Hours with the Mayor and Councilmembers: 10-11 a.m. the second Thursday of the month.

• Lunch: Monday-Friday, Salad bar begins at 11:30, Main meal is served at noon. Cost: $3 donation for ages 60 and over, $6 for those younger than 60.

• Movie Screenings: Wednesdays, 1 p.m. and 4:30 p.m. 50 cents suggested donation for refreshments.

• Monday Supper Club: 4:45-6 p.m. One Monday a month. Call 253-931-3016 for date and menu. Cost: $6 for all ages.

• Meals on Wheels: Senior services’ program offers home-delivered meals to home-bound seniors. For more information, call the center at 253-931-3016.

PROGRAMS

Volunteer opportunities: The center’s meals-on-wheels and respite programs need help to provide services to seniors. Please call 253-288-7441 or 253-931-3016, if interested.

Auburn Respite: Nonprofit adult day care program serving the community needs volunteers to help its senior participants. The group meets weekly at the center from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Fridays. The program allows caregivers to enjoy a worry-free day off while the participant enjoys socialization, companionship and lunch. For more information, contact program director Sheila Pankratz at 253-229-7510.

Pacific Algona Senior Center, 100 Third Ave SE, Pacific, 253-929-1153.

Serving seniors: Monday through Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. No annual fee. Monday free lunch, Tuesday-Friday lunch provided by Catholic Community Services. Senior bus trips to local stores and events. Crafts and card making.

Entertainment

AUBURN AVENUE THEATER

At 10 Auburn Ave. Call Auburn Parks, Arts & Rec at 253-931-3043, Monday-Thursday, 8 a.m.-9 p.m.; Friday, 8 a.m.-noon, or online at www.brownpapertickets.com.

“James and the Giant Peach “: 7 p.m. April 21, 22; 2 p.m. April 22, 23. Brought to life on stage by the AveKids Theater camp participants, “James & The Giant Peach” will delight all ages. When James is sent by his conniving aunts to chop down their old fruit tree, he discovers a magic potion that grows a tremendous peach, which rolls into the ocean and launches a journey of enormous proportions. James befriends a collection of singing insects that ride the giant piece of fruit across the ocean, facing hunger, sharks and plenty of disagreements along the way. Tickets: $10.

Signed, Sealed, Delivered – Stevie Wonder Tribute: 7:30 p.m. April 29. Los Angeles/Las Vegas-based entertainer Sheldon Craig brings his new salute to the music of Stevie Wonder to the stage. Backed by the nine-piece Purple Phoenix Rock Band and two back-up vocalists, Craig will perform the legendary artist’s popular hits. Tickets: $20 regular; $18 students, seniors.

ELSEWHERE

Conductor’s Choice 2: Love, Passion, and Defiance: 2:30 p.m. April 30, Performing Arts Center. 702 Fourth St. NE, Auburn. Nikolas Caoile guest conducts the Auburn Symphony Orchestra. Program includes: Mendelssohn’s Overture to “A Midsummer Night’s Dream,” written for the Shakespeare play of the same name; Shostakovich’s Symphony No. 5; and Rachmaninov’s Piano Concerto No. 2, featuring award-winning pianist Daniel Lebhardt. Tickets: $35 general, $28 seniors, $10 students. Reserved seats are available in advance online at auburnsymphony.org or by phone at 253-887-7777, and will also be available at the door. Box office opens 60 minutes prior to the concert and the house opens 30 minutes prior. A free pre-concert lecture begins at 1:45, hosted by Caoile and Dave Beck.

Zola’s Cafe: Live music every Friday, 7-9 p.m., 402 E. Main St., Suite 120. Live music and wine tasting on the first Saturday of each month, 7-9 p.m. For information, contact Sonia Kessler at the cafe at 253-333-9652.

Poetry

Poetry at the Rainbow Café: 7-9 p.m. first Monday of the month, at the café, 112 E. Main St. Coffee and conversation follow readings. It is an open mic opportunity. The public is invited.

Celebrate National Poetry Month: 7-9 p.m. April 28, Auburn Avenue Theater, 10 Auburn Ave. Northwest Renaissance Poets joins the City of Auburn to host a free poetry event. Featured guests will include Auburn Poet Laureate Marjorie Rommel, Washington State Poet Laureate Tod Marshall, former Washington State poets laureate Elizabeth Austen and Sam Green, and local youth poet Summer Barnett. As a special feature, local poet and actress Emilie Rommel Shimkus will present a short take from the film “Tell your Children.” There will be light refreshments and poetry informational tables in the lobby.

Reunions

Auburn High School Multi-Class Reunion Potluck: 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Aug. 5, Rio Verde Clubhouse, 1402 22nd St NE, Auburn. For additional information, call 253 880-2500.

Music

Maple Valley Youth Symphony Orchestra: Taylor Creek Church, 21110 244th Ave. SE, Maple Valley. MVYSO boasts a playing group for every level, from beginning strings to string ensemble. For more information, call 425-358-1640 or visit www.mvyso.org.

Rainier Youth Choirs: RYC has four leveled groups based on age and ability (grades 2 through 14). Call 253-315-3125 to schedule an audition. For more information, visit www.rainieryouthchoirs.org.

Museums

White River Valley Museum

Hours: Noon-4 p.m. Wednesday through Sunday and the first Thursday 6-8 p.m. Regular admission is $5 adults, $2 seniors and children. Children 2 years of age or younger are free. Free admission on the first Thursday and third Sunday of the month. For more information, visit www.wrvmuseum.org or call 253-288-7439.

EXHIBIT

Women at Work, Uniforms & Work Wear, 1910 to 2010: Jan. 18-June 18. Professional women of the early and mid-1900s followed dreams and necessity to pursue careers and work that was often outside the norm – and that came with a price. Held to different standards, which are especially easy to see in dress, women usually obliged and persevered. The foundation of the exhibit is the collection of Alice and Steve Miller who have assembled hundreds of women’s historic military and nursing uniforms – complete from shoes to hats. Eight of the sixteen ensembles on display are on loan from their collection. Exhibit supported by 4Culture.

Exhibit programs

Women’s Suffrage Cookbook Program: 1-2 p.m. May 6. $10 per person; pre-registration required.

Guest curator-led tours: 1 and 2 p.m. June 10. Tours included with regular museum admission or membership. No registration required but space is limited.

Galleries

Auburn City Hall: Hours: 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday through Friday. Admission is free. 253-931-3043 or www.auburnwa.gov.