Weekend fun: Baseball, music, tree planting and more
More baseball: A free baseball event for kids ages 7 to 14 is from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Sunday at Phil Johnson Ballfields, 400 W. Sievers Duecy Blvd., Everett. Kids will get to practice pitching, hitting and running. Call 425-451-8276.
History and song: Local singer-songwriter Jason Webley and his musical collaborators will bring to life — through song, poetry and pictures — the story of Margaret Rucker, a woman whose name evokes Everett history. The shows inspiration is a scrapbook about her life that was found in a dumpster in San Francisco. Get more info in our story here.
Tulips: See the tulips this weekend in Skagit County. Check out some ideas for this weekend here. And check out our insiders guide here.
Bluegrass: The Maltby Bluegrass Auction and Jam is Saturday at the Maltby Community Club, 8711 206th Avenue SE, Snohomish. Doors open at 2 p.m. for an open jam and the concerts begin at 7 p.m. Pearly Blue, Pickled Okra and North Country will headline.
Taste: The Taste of the Northwest is from 5 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Friday at Comcast Arena. Sample beer, wine and liquor from local producers. Tickets are $20 and include four tastes. The event benefits Bethany of the Northwest.
RVs: Check out new and used RVs and accessories at the Washington state RV show from Friday to Sunday at Evergreen State Fairground in Monroe. Get more info here.
Trout: The film "The Way of the Trout" will be shown at 7 p.m. Friday at The Northwest Stream Center in Everett. After the movie, you can go on a short tour of the NW Stream Center's Trout Steam Exhibit – the newest trout stream in the state of Washington. Call 425-316-8592 to reserve a spot.
Loons: The Pilchuck Audubon's Society's monthly program is Loons of the Salish Sea at 7 p.m. on Friday. The program is at Everett Firefighter's Hall, 2411 Hewitt Avenue, Everett.
Streams: Plant trees and shrubs next to Allen Creek between 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. Saturday at Wilcox Farm, 9311 67th Ave. NE. All ages are welcome and tools and snacks will be provided. Dress for the weather and wear sturdy shoes. For more info, call the Adopt A Stream Foundation at 425-316-8592
Bird brains:Introduction to Bird Behavior is at 9 a.m. Saturday at Trinity Lutheran Church annex, 8341 Highway 525, Freeland. The class, taught by marine biologist and experienced birder Houston Flores, has classroom training followed by an afternoon field trip. Cost is $20. Class size is limited to 20. For more information, email firstname.lastname@example.org or go here.
Grow: Learn about growing plants for beauty and to eat from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday at Brightwater Center, 22505 Highway 9 SE, Woodinville. There will be be plant giveaways, raffle and snacks. Get more info and register here.
Rowing: The Lake Stevens Rowing Club will host a spring regatta at North Cover Park on Saturday and Sunday. There will be junior, masters, novice and open races. Register ended April 5, but you could go watch. More info here.
Wine: Taste wine from 30 different wineries at the Spring Wine Festival in Anacortes from noon to 4:30 p.m. on Saturday. If you head up that way, you can combine your trip with a visit to the tulip fields in Skagit. The event is at the Port Warehouse Event Center, First and Commercial, Anacortes. More info here.
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