• The 2012 Summer Parade: Stanwood Camano Rotary Club is planning the 2012 Summer Parade and is looking for businesses, clubs, teams and organizations who want to celebrate volunteers. Deadline for entry into the parade is July 20. Contact Terry Robertson at email@example.com or call 360-510-2083 for application materials, indicating whether you would like the general or the school scholarship application.
• 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, Marysville. 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.
• “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 through May 13 at Seattle Children’s Theatre, 201 Thomas St.; 206-441-3322; www.sct.org/Index.aspx. Ages 11 and older.
• Sesame Street Live: “Elmo Makes Music”: Muppet friends and Elmo and Abby Cadabby use their imaginations to come up with new instruments for Jenny, Sesame Street’s new music teacher, and then rock on; all new Play Zone Experience is offered before the show and is free with every ticket; 10:30 a.m. and 7 p.m. May 18, 10:30 a.m. and 2 p.m. May 19 and 1 and 4:30 p.m. May 20 at Comcast Arena, 2000 Hewitt Ave., Everett. Tickets are $12, $16 and $23. Call 866-332-8499 or ComcastArenaEverett.com. Elmo met earlier with the mayor to rename Hewitt Sesame Street.
• “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. Free to children 4 and under, Burke members, UW students, faculty, and staff. Call 206-543-5590 or visit www.burkemuseum.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.