Family fun calendar

  • Wed Mar 7th, 2012 3:05pm
  • Life

events

“Berry Good Berries”: 11 a.m. March 10, The Plant Farm, 15022 Twin Lakes Ave., Marysville; Kids’ Club guests review all the wonderful berries native in the Northwest. Each visitor will also plant a strawberry plant to take home. Registration is required online at www.ThePlantFarm.com/kidsclub.htm or call 360-652-3351. Cost is $5 per child.

“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 NE 45th St. and 17th Ave. NE. Admission: $10 general, $8 senior, $7.50 student/youth. Admission is free to children 4 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 go to www.burkemuseum.org.

theater

“A Single Shard”: Living under a bridge with his only friend, the crippled Crane Man, 12-year-old orphan Tree Ear seeks a better life for them both in 12th century Korea. After Tree Ear breaks a piece of master potter Min’s work, Min grudgingly allows the boy to help with menial tasks in repayment, but never permits Tree Ear to try his hand at pottery. When the Emperor requests a sample of Min’s exquisite pottery, Tree Ear volunteers to embark on the dangerous journey in hope of earning the master potter’s respect. Shows at various times through March 18 at Seattle Children’s Theatre, 201 Thomas St.; www.sct.org/Index.aspx; 206-441-3322. Ages 8 and older.

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Pet event: Vendor applications are being accepted for the sixth annual Poochapalooze in Marysville. The event will run from 10 a.m.t o 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.