The Magic Chamber: The ultimate magic experience: no fancy boxes, no smoke or mirrors. Instead, it’s just the magic; straight up, fast paced, funny, and amazing; 7 p.m. April 7, Fog Dog Gallery, 233 N Olympic Ave., Arlington. Tickets are $20. Buy at Fog Dog or online at www.brownpapertickets.com or call 800-838-3006.
Healthy Kids Day: Kids are invited to the Burke Museum for a special day of activities focused on fun, food, and nutrition. Learn about different types of food and where they grow in the Burke “Edu-Kitchen.” Mix your own trail mix with PCC Natural Markets. Use seeds, soil, and newspaper to make a starter pot with Oxbow Farm. Children can also plant sunflowers and learn the growing times of flowers and vegetables in the Northwest; 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. April 15 at the Burke Museum, on the University of Washington campus, at the corner of NE 45th St. and 17th Ave. NE. Admission: $10 general, $8 senior, $7.50 student/ youth. Admission is free to children four and under, Burke members, UW students, faculty, and staff. Admission is free to the public on the first Thursday of each month. Call 206-543-5590 or visit www.burkemuseum.org.
“Hungry Planet: What the World Eats”: The Burke will host this weekly event series designed to encourage discussion on how people incorporate food into their lives and cultures — around the world and in our own backyard. Presented in partnership with PCC Natural Markets and other organizations; hours are 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily, and until 8 p.m. on first Thursdays through June 10 at the Burke Museum, on the University of Washington campus, at the corner of NE 45th St. and 17th Ave. NE. Admission: $10 general, $8 senior, $7.50 student/ youth. Admission is free to children four and under, Burke members, UW students, faculty, and staff. Admission is free to the public on the first Thursday of each month. Call 206-543-5590 or visit www.burkemuseum.org.
The Third Annual International Children’s Friendship Festival: Children’s groups representing 10 countries around the world will perform unique dances, songs and musical performances. There will be arts and crafts, face painting and other children’s activities. All activities will be run by children; 10:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. April 22 at MOHAI, Museum of History and Industry, 2700 24th Ave. E, Seattle. Free. For information call 206-324-1125 or go to http://childrensfest.tacawa.org/.
Tutankhamun: The Golden King and The Great Pharaohs: The exhibition features more than 100 objects from King Tut’s tomb and ancient sites representing some of the most important rulers throughout 2,000 years of ancient Egyptian history. Many of these objects have never toured in the United States before this exhibit. Come face-to-face with the largest image of King Tut ever unearthed — a 10-foot statue of the pharaoh; May 24 to Jan. 6 at Pacific Science Center, 200 Second Ave. N, Seattle. Admission is $27.50, $24.50, $16.50 and $15.50. Call 206-443-2001, www.pacificsciencecenter.org.
“HELP”: Who were they before they became The Beatles? The setting is Liverpool, in the late 1950s. All you have is a guitar, a dream, and a new sound. With songs performed live on stage, we witness the early collaboration of teens that became the most popular band in the world. We see the struggles of friendship, jealousy, and the insatiable, burning passion for music. “HELP” is about pursuing your dream, discovering the road to success and choosing which path to follow. Shows at various times April 12 through May 13 at Seattle Children’s Theatre, 201 Thomas St.; 206-441-3322; www.sct.org/Index.aspx. Ages 11 and older.
Pet event: Vendor applications are being accepted for the sixth annual Poochapalooza in Marysville. The event will run from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. July 14 at Strawberry Fields Athletic Park, 6100 152nd St. NE. To apply go to; www.poochapalooza.org or call 360- 651-0633. All-day activities include pet contests, flyball, rescue groups, the Red Carpet dog show and live music.