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Special Events

“Prince Caspian” opening event: 2-4 p.m. May 17. Movie-goers can enjoy games, prizes, balloons and more celebrating the opening of “The Chronicles of Narnia: Prince Caspian.” Cost: Free. Regal Cinemas Auburn Stadium 17, 1101 Supermall Way. 253-735-8052.

Multi-Vendor Sales Event: 9 a.m.-4 p.m. May 17. Sponsored by Women’s Home Business Resources. Field House, 1000 S. 220th St., Des Moines. 888-590-9744.

Stroke Awareness Event: 10 a.m.-2 p.m. May 17. Includes heath screenings, physicians panel discussion and deli lunch. Call for details. Auburn Regional Medical Center, 202 N. Division St., Auburn. 253-333-2584.

Terry Home 16th annual Show and Shine: 7 a.m.-3 p.m. May 18. Breakfast served 7-10 a.m.; registration for car and bike show open 8 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Also includes games, raffles and Auburn Eagles open house. Cost: $15 for car, pickup or motorcycle registration. Auburn Eagles, 702 M St. S.E., Auburn. 253-833-5554, 253-630-7657 or www.terryhomeinc.org.

Ladies Spring Fair: Noon-3 p.m. May 18. Features chair massages, jewelry, purses, skin-care products, candles and more. Refreshments provided. Auburn Elks Lodge 1808, 2402 Auburn Way N., Auburn.

Party for Priest: 4:30-6 p.m., May 18. Skip Priest , who is seeking his fourth term as the District 30 Representative, invites the public to a campaign kickoff celebration. Federal Way Courtyard Marriott, 31910 Gateway Center Blvd, Federal Way.

The Ride of Silence: 6:30 p.m. May 21. Ride aims to raise awareness about cyclists, and mourn cyclists killed by motor vehicles. Wear black arm bands. Course runs through downtown Kent and Auburn. Cost: Free. Start and ending location: Kent Park & Ride, 902 W. James St. www.rideofsilence.org.

Mountain View Cemetery Memorial Day Service: 10 a.m. May 26. Mountain View Cemetery, 2020 Mountain View Drive, Auburn. 253-931-3028 or chudson@auburnwa.gov.

American Legion Memorial Day Remembrance Ceremony: 11 a.m. May 26. Veterans Memorial Park, 411 E St. N.E., Auburn. 253-939-5789 or auburnpost78@yahoo.com.

Dog Trot Fun Run: 9 a.m. May 31. Registration, 8 a.m. Family-oriented 3K fun run for all ages held in conjunction with Petpalooza. Proof of vaccination required for all dogs. Cost: $15 in advance; $20 on the day. Game Farm Park, 3030 R St. S.E., Auburn. 253-931-3043 or www.auburnwa.gov.

Bicycle Safety Fair: 10 a.m.-2 p.m. June 7. Open to ages 6-14. Features bicycle skills course, helmet fittings, bike inspections, free hot dogs, raffles and more. Cost: Free. Presented by the Auburn Optimist Club. Auburn Eagles parking lot, 702 M St. N.E., Auburn. 253-833-2770.

Fundraisers

Giant Lot Sale: May 17-18. Features vendor and craft booths. Booth spaces available for rent. Proceeds from booth rentals benefit the Cystic Fybrosis Foundation. TOP Food and Drug, 1406 Lake Tapps Parkway E., Auburn. 253-876-1700.

Cell Phone Drive: Through June 1. Donors can drop off used cell phones – in any condition – to aid domestic violence victims. Some will be given as 911 phones; others will be recycled for cash to aid domestic violence victims and their families. Goal is 300 cell phones by June 1. Drop-off point: Auburn Police Department lobby, 340 E. Main St., Suite 201. 253-261-6536.

Classes

Auburn’s Amazement Workshop: 6:30-8:30 p.m. May 21. Children ages 6-12 can learn magic tricks using everyday objects — paper clips, rubber bands, ropes and hands. Cost: $26 for residents; $33 for non-residents. Advance registration required. Auburn Senior Center, 808 Ninth St. S.E. 253-931-3043 or www.auburnwa.gov.

Financial literacy for domestic violence victims: 6-8:30 p.m. Tuesdays through May 27. Class will cover safety and finances, basic banking, budgeting and more. Childcare and transportation available. Cost: Free. Call for details. Held at confidential Southside location. 206-799-6209 or jennifer@ywcaworks.org.

Health/Fitness

Blood drives in Auburn: 7 a.m.-1 p.m. May 17 at the Auburn Relay for Life, 800 Fourth St. N.E.; 8 a.m.-5 p.m. May 21 at Green River Community College, 12401 S.E. 320th St.; 8 a.m.-2 p.m. May 21 at West Auburn High School, 401 W. Main St.; 8 a.m.-2 p.m. May 22 at Auburn Riverside High School, 501 Oravetz Road; noon-6 p.m. May 31 at Wal-Mart, 1425 Supermall Way. For Puget Sound Blood Center. 800-398-7888 or www.psbc.org.

Libraries/Books

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

• Teen Advisory Board: 4 p.m. May 19 and June 23.

• Anime/Manga Club: 4 p.m. June 2. Open to teens.

• Auburn Library Book Discussion Group: 7 p.m. June 10. Topic: “Memoir from Antproof Case” by Mark Helprin.

• “Catch the Reading Bug” Summer Reading Program: June 16, program starts. Pick up program booklets at the library.

• Board Game Night and Read Three Kick-off Event: 6:30 p.m. June 20. Open to teenagers.

• Anime Movie Screening—“Princess Mononoke”: 2 p.m. June 21. Open to teenagers.

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

• Northwest Carvers Association woodcarving demonstrations: 5-8 p.m. the second and fourth Mondays of the month through June. May 26 meeting rescheduled for May 27. Free. Call for details: 253-569-2140.

Networking

Auburn Area Chamber Partnership Luncheon: 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. May 19. Brad Worthley to discuss “10 Critical Steps That Could Make or Break Your Business.” Cost: $23. Fourth Floor Emerald Room at Emerald Downs, 2300 Emerald Downs Drive, Auburn. 253-833-0700.

Music

Live at the Ave—David Harsh: 2 p.m. May 18. Features original, spiritually-themed guitar music by musician Harsh. Auburn Avenue Theatre, 10 Auburn Ave. 253-833-5678.

Auburn High School Jazz & Show Choir Concert: 7:30 p.m. May 19. Cost: Free. Auburn Performing Arts Center, 700 E. Main St. 253-931-4827.

All District Jazz Festival: 7 p.m. May 20. Features jazz bands from Auburn High School, Auburn Mountainview High School, Auburn Riverside High School, and Cascade, Olympic and Rainier middle schools. Cost: Free. Auburn Performing Arts Center, 700 E. Main St. 253-931-4719, ext. 1517.

Auburn High School Spring Band Concert: 7:30 p.m. May 21. Features the school’s Wind Ensemble, Symphonic Band and Jazz Ensemble. Cost: Free. Auburn Performing Arts Center, 700 E. Main St. 253-931-4827.“Ye Shall Have a Song”: 8 p.m. May 31; 2:30 p.m. June 1. Federal Way Chorale’s spring concert features the concert version of “Porgy and Bess.” Cost: $15-$18; free for children 12 and younger. St. Luke’s Lutheran Church, 515 S. 312th St., Federal Way. 253-250-3326 or www.fwchorale.org.

Theater

“The Wiz”: 7:30 p.m. May 17-18; also 2 p.m. May 18. Presented by Thomas Jefferson High School Musical Theatre. Thomas Jefferson Little Theatre, 4248 S. 288th St., Auburn. 253-839-3774.

“Waiting for Godot”: 1:30 and 7:30 p.m. May 17. Presented by Auburn Senior High School Theatre Arts and the Auburn Actors’ Guild. Not recommended for ages 12 and younger. Cost: $4-$8. Auburn Performing Arts Center, 700 E. Main St. 253-931-4827.

“I Hate Hamlet”: 7:30 p.m. May 21-23 and 29-31; also 2 p.m. May 31. Presented by Enumclaw’s Plateau Community Players. Cost: $5-$10. 550 Semanski St. S., Enumclaw.

“Lysistrata” and “The Mousetrap”: 7:30 p.m. May 30-31 and June 6-7. Double-bill shows presented by Theatre Extempore. Cost: $7-$9. Green River Community College Performing Arts Building, 12401 S.E. 320th St., Auburn. 253-833-9111, ext. 2400.

Comedy

Comedy Night at the Ave: 7:30 p.m. June 19. Performers: Key Lewis, Tony Boswell and Jack Mayberry. Not recommended for children. Cost: $15-$20. Auburn Avenue Theater, 10 Auburn Ave. 253-931-3043 or www.auburnwa.gov/arts.

Dance

Pacific Ballroom Dance Company—“Feelin’ Good!”: 7:30 p.m. May 30; 2:30 and 7:30 p.m. May 31. Cost: $15 for evening performances; $10 for matinee. Auburn Performing Arts Center, 700 E. Main St. www.pacificballroom.org.

Ballroom dance: 2-4 p.m. the second and fourth Sundays of the month. Federal Way Senior Center, 4016 S. 352nd St., Auburn. 253-874-4270.

Museums

Black Diamond Historical Society Museum: Hours: 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Thursdays; noon-3 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays. 32627 Railroad Ave., Black Diamond. 360-886-2142, museum@blackdiamondmuseum.org or www.blackdiamondmuseum.org.

White River Valley Museum: Events: 1-3 p.m. June 14, “Quilt Restoration and Preservation” class and tour; noon and 2 p.m. July 12, film screening of “A Century of Quilts: America in Cloth”; noon-4 p.m. Aug. 2, Crazy Quilts Family Day. Exhibits: Through Aug. 13, “Crazy Quilts: Puzzle Patches and Fanciful Embroidery,” featuring quilts and other sewn items from the 1880s-1920s. Hours: Noon-4 p.m. Wednesdays-Sundays. Admission: $1-$2; free on Wednesdays. 918 H. St. S.E., Auburn. 253-288-7433 or www.wrvmuseum.org.

Galleries

“Poetry on Posters” Exhibit: Through May 31. Striped Water Poets exhibit features poems written by Alpac elementary school children and surrounding area poets. Pacific City Hall, 100 Third Ave. S.E., Pacific.

Auburn City Hall Gallery: Exhibits: Through June 6, photography by Bob Ashby, Kent Miller and d. marie weide; June 9-July 3, artwork by Michael Madden and Cara Jennings, with artists reception 5:30-7 p.m. June 11; July 7-Aug. 1, intaglio prints by Joey Katzer and acrylics by Betty Hageman, with reception 5:30-7 p.m. July 16. Hours: 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Mondays-Fridays. Admission: Free. Auburn City Hall, 25 W. Main St. 253-931-3043 or www.auburnwa.gov.

Cheryl Sallee Gallery: Exhibits: Through June 27, Senior Artists’ Exhibit; June 30-Aug. 29, marquetry art by Dennis Harrison, with reception 3:30-4:30 p.m. July 11. Hours: 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Mondays-Fridays. Admission: Free. Auburn Senior Activity Center, 808 Ninth St. S.E. 253-931-5043 or www.auburnwa.gov/arts.

Special Events

“Prince Caspian” opening event: 2-4 p.m. May 17. Movie-goers can enjoy games, prizes, balloons and more celebrating the opening of “The Chronicles of Narnia: Prince Caspian.” Cost: Free. Regal Cinemas Auburn Stadium 17, 1101 Supermall Way. 253-735-8052.

Multi-Vendor Sales Event: 9 a.m.-4 p.m. May 17. Sponsored by Women’s Home Business Resources. Field House, 1000 S. 220th St., Des Moines. 888-590-9744.

Stroke Awareness Event: 10 a.m.-2 p.m. May 17. Includes heath screenings, physicians panel discussion and deli lunch. Call for details. Auburn Regional Medical Center, 202 N. Division St., Auburn. 253-333-2584.

Terry Home 16th annual Show and Shine: 7 a.m.-3 p.m. May 18. Breakfast served 7-10 a.m.; registration for car and bike show open 8 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Also includes games, raffles and Auburn Eagles open house. Cost: $15 for car, pickup or motorcycle registration. Auburn Eagles, 702 M St. S.E., Auburn. 253-833-5554, 253-630-7657 or www.terryhomeinc.org.

Ladies Spring Fair: Noon-3 p.m. May 18. Features chair massages, jewelry, purses, skin-care products, candles and more. Refreshments provided. Auburn Elks Lodge 1808, 2402 Auburn Way N., Auburn.

Party for Priest: 4:30-6 p.m., May 18. Skip Priest , who is seeking his fourth term as the District 30 Representative, invites the public to a campaign kickoff celebration. Federal Way Courtyard Marriott, 31910 Gateway Center Blvd, Federal Way.

The Ride of Silence: 6:30 p.m. May 21. Ride aims to raise awareness about cyclists, and mourn cyclists killed by motor vehicles. Wear black arm bands. Course runs through downtown Kent and Auburn. Cost: Free. Start and ending location: Kent Park & Ride, 902 W. James St. www.rideofsilence.org.

Mountain View Cemetery Memorial Day Service: 10 a.m. May 26. Mountain View Cemetery, 2020 Mountain View Drive, Auburn. 253-931-3028 or chudson@auburnwa.gov.

American Legion Memorial Day Remembrance Ceremony: 11 a.m. May 26. Veterans Memorial Park, 411 E St. N.E., Auburn. 253-939-5789 or auburnpost78@yahoo.com.

Dog Trot Fun Run: 9 a.m. May 31. Registration, 8 a.m. Family-oriented 3K fun run for all ages held in conjunction with Petpalooza. Proof of vaccination required for all dogs. Cost: $15 in advance; $20 on the day. Game Farm Park, 3030 R St. S.E., Auburn. 253-931-3043 or www.auburnwa.gov.

Bicycle Safety Fair: 10 a.m.-2 p.m. June 7. Open to ages 6-14. Features bicycle skills course, helmet fittings, bike inspections, free hot dogs, raffles and more. Cost: Free. Presented by the Auburn Optimist Club. Auburn Eagles parking lot, 702 M St. N.E., Auburn. 253-833-2770.

Fundraisers

Giant Lot Sale: May 17-18. Features vendor and craft booths. Booth spaces available for rent. Proceeds from booth rentals benefit the Cystic Fybrosis Foundation. TOP Food and Drug, 1406 Lake Tapps Parkway E., Auburn. 253-876-1700.

Cell Phone Drive: Through June 1. Donors can drop off used cell phones – in any condition – to aid domestic violence victims. Some will be given as 911 phones; others will be recycled for cash to aid domestic violence victims and their families. Goal is 300 cell phones by June 1. Drop-off point: Auburn Police Department lobby, 340 E. Main St., Suite 201. 253-261-6536.

Classes

Auburn’s Amazement Workshop: 6:30-8:30 p.m. May 21. Children ages 6-12 can learn magic tricks using everyday objects — paper clips, rubber bands, ropes and hands. Cost: $26 for residents; $33 for non-residents. Advance registration required. Auburn Senior Center, 808 Ninth St. S.E. 253-931-3043 or www.auburnwa.gov.

Financial literacy for domestic violence victims: 6-8:30 p.m. Tuesdays through May 27. Class will cover safety and finances, basic banking, budgeting and more. Childcare and transportation available. Cost: Free. Call for details. Held at confidential Southside location. 206-799-6209 or jennifer@ywcaworks.org.

Health/Fitness

Blood drives in Auburn: 7 a.m.-1 p.m. May 17 at the Auburn Relay for Life, 800 Fourth St. N.E.; 8 a.m.-5 p.m. May 21 at Green River Community College, 12401 S.E. 320th St.; 8 a.m.-2 p.m. May 21 at West Auburn High School, 401 W. Main St.; 8 a.m.-2 p.m. May 22 at Auburn Riverside High School, 501 Oravetz Road; noon-6 p.m. May 31 at Wal-Mart, 1425 Supermall Way. For Puget Sound Blood Center. 800-398-7888 or www.psbc.org.

Libraries/Books

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

• Teen Advisory Board: 4 p.m. May 19 and June 23.

• Anime/Manga Club: 4 p.m. June 2. Open to teens.

• Auburn Library Book Discussion Group: 7 p.m. June 10. Topic: “Memoir from Antproof Case” by Mark Helprin.

• “Catch the Reading Bug” Summer Reading Program: June 16, program starts. Pick up program booklets at the library.

• Board Game Night and Read Three Kick-off Event: 6:30 p.m. June 20. Open to teenagers.

• Anime Movie Screening—“Princess Mononoke”: 2 p.m. June 21. Open to teenagers.

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

• Northwest Carvers Association woodcarving demonstrations: 5-8 p.m. the second and fourth Mondays of the month through June. May 26 meeting rescheduled for May 27. Free. Call for details: 253-569-2140.

Networking

Auburn Area Chamber Partnership Luncheon: 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. May 19. Brad Worthley to discuss “10 Critical Steps That Could Make or Break Your Business.” Cost: $23. Fourth Floor Emerald Room at Emerald Downs, 2300 Emerald Downs Drive, Auburn. 253-833-0700.

Music

Live at the Ave—David Harsh: 2 p.m. May 18. Features original, spiritually-themed guitar music by musician Harsh. Auburn Avenue Theatre, 10 Auburn Ave. 253-833-5678.

Auburn High School Jazz & Show Choir Concert: 7:30 p.m. May 19. Cost: Free. Auburn Performing Arts Center, 700 E. Main St. 253-931-4827.

All District Jazz Festival: 7 p.m. May 20. Features jazz bands from Auburn High School, Auburn Mountainview High School, Auburn Riverside High School, and Cascade, Olympic and Rainier middle schools. Cost: Free. Auburn Performing Arts Center, 700 E. Main St. 253-931-4719, ext. 1517.

Auburn High School Spring Band Concert: 7:30 p.m. May 21. Features the school’s Wind Ensemble, Symphonic Band and Jazz Ensemble. Cost: Free. Auburn Performing Arts Center, 700 E. Main St. 253-931-4827.“Ye Shall Have a Song”: 8 p.m. May 31; 2:30 p.m. June 1. Federal Way Chorale’s spring concert features the concert version of “Porgy and Bess.” Cost: $15-$18; free for children 12 and younger. St. Luke’s Lutheran Church, 515 S. 312th St., Federal Way. 253-250-3326 or www.fwchorale.org.

Theater

“The Wiz”: 7:30 p.m. May 17-18; also 2 p.m. May 18. Presented by Thomas Jefferson High School Musical Theatre. Thomas Jefferson Little Theatre, 4248 S. 288th St., Auburn. 253-839-3774.

“Waiting for Godot”: 1:30 and 7:30 p.m. May 17. Presented by Auburn Senior High School Theatre Arts and the Auburn Actors’ Guild. Not recommended for ages 12 and younger. Cost: $4-$8. Auburn Performing Arts Center, 700 E. Main St. 253-931-4827.

“I Hate Hamlet”: 7:30 p.m. May 21-23 and 29-31; also 2 p.m. May 31. Presented by Enumclaw’s Plateau Community Players. Cost: $5-$10. 550 Semanski St. S., Enumclaw.

“Lysistrata” and “The Mousetrap”: 7:30 p.m. May 30-31 and June 6-7. Double-bill shows presented by Theatre Extempore. Cost: $7-$9. Green River Community College Performing Arts Building, 12401 S.E. 320th St., Auburn. 253-833-9111, ext. 2400.

Comedy

Comedy Night at the Ave: 7:30 p.m. June 19. Performers: Key Lewis, Tony Boswell and Jack Mayberry. Not recommended for children. Cost: $15-$20. Auburn Avenue Theater, 10 Auburn Ave. 253-931-3043 or www.auburnwa.gov/arts.

Dance

Pacific Ballroom Dance Company—“Feelin’ Good!”: 7:30 p.m. May 30; 2:30 and 7:30 p.m. May 31. Cost: $15 for evening performances; $10 for matinee. Auburn Performing Arts Center, 700 E. Main St. www.pacificballroom.org.

Ballroom dance: 2-4 p.m. the second and fourth Sundays of the month. Federal Way Senior Center, 4016 S. 352nd St., Auburn. 253-874-4270.

Museums

Black Diamond Historical Society Museum: Hours: 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Thursdays; noon-3 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays. 32627 Railroad Ave., Black Diamond. 360-886-2142, museum@blackdiamondmuseum.org or www.blackdiamondmuseum.org.

White River Valley Museum: Events: 1-3 p.m. June 14, “Quilt Restoration and Preservation” class and tour; noon and 2 p.m. July 12, film screening of “A Century of Quilts: America in Cloth”; noon-4 p.m. Aug. 2, Crazy Quilts Family Day. Exhibits: Through Aug. 13, “Crazy Quilts: Puzzle Patches and Fanciful Embroidery,” featuring quilts and other sewn items from the 1880s-1920s. Hours: Noon-4 p.m. Wednesdays-Sundays. Admission: $1-$2; free on Wednesdays. 918 H. St. S.E., Auburn. 253-288-7433 or www.wrvmuseum.org.

Galleries

“Poetry on Posters” Exhibit: Through May 31. Striped Water Poets exhibit features poems written by Alpac elementary school children and surrounding area poets. Pacific City Hall, 100 Third Ave. S.E., Pacific.

Auburn City Hall Gallery: Exhibits: Through June 6, photography by Bob Ashby, Kent Miller and d. marie weide; June 9-July 3, artwork by Michael Madden and Cara Jennings, with artists reception 5:30-7 p.m. June 11; July 7-Aug. 1, intaglio prints by Joey Katzer and acrylics by Betty Hageman, with reception 5:30-7 p.m. July 16. Hours: 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Mondays-Fridays. Admission: Free. Auburn City Hall, 25 W. Main St. 253-931-3043 or www.auburnwa.gov.

Cheryl Sallee Gallery: Exhibits: Through June 27, Senior Artists’ Exhibit; June 30-Aug. 29, marquetry art by Dennis Harrison, with reception 3:30-4:30 p.m. July 11. Hours: 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Mondays-Fridays. Admission: Free. Auburn Senior Activity Center, 808 Ninth St. S.E. 253-931-5043 or www.auburnwa.gov/arts.

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