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Free plant exchange, native plant sale, art, history, free kids nature program and more events this weekend

Post by Mary Anderson / The News Tribune on May 5, 2012 at 8:00 am |
May 5, 2012 8:22 am

Courtesy Immanuel Presbyterian Church

Theater
Local theater groups are thriving in the South Sound. Check out these productions running now:

“Footloose The Musical” 7:30 p.m. May 5, 11-12, 18-19, 2 p.m. May 6, 13, 20, Tacoma Little Theatre, 210 N. I St., Tacoma. $17-$27. 253-272-2281.

“Happy Days The Musical” 8 p.m. May 5, 11-12, 18, 25, 2 p.m. May 6, 13, 20, 27, 2 and 8 p.m.
May 19, 26, Tacoma Musical Playhouse, 7116 Sixth Ave., Tacoma. $20-$27. 253-565-6867.

“The Musical Comedy of Murders of 1940” 8 p.m. May 5, 11-12, 18-19, 2 p.m. May 6, 13, 20, Lakewood Playhouse, 5729 Lakewood Towne Center Blvd. S.W., Lakewood. $17-$23. 253-588-0042.

Saturday
Free Plant Exchange 9 a.m.-noon May 5, Immanuel Presbyterian Church, 901 N. J St., Tacoma. ipctacoma.org.

Native Plant Sale 9 a.m.-4 p.m. May 5, Tacoma Nature Center, 1919 S. Tyler St., Tacoma. Free admission. 253-591-6439, tacomanaturecenter.org.

Gig Harbor Monthly Art Walk 1-5 p.m. May 5, Gig Harbor Downtown Historic Waterfront District, Harborview Drive, Gig Harbor. Free

Free Paramount Tour 10-11:30 a.m. May 5, Paramount Theatre, 911 Pine St., Seattle.

Rock Creek Gardens Open House 1-4 p.m. May 6, Rock Creek Gardens, 11421 164th St. E., Puyallup. Free rockcreekgardensweddings.info.

“Becoming Weather Wise” and make a mini weather station for your home, free children’s program, 1-2:30 p.m. May 5, Master Gardener Demonstration Garden, 2607 W. Pioneer, Puyallup. 253-798-7170

Saturday and Sunday
Puyallup RV Show 11 a.m.-8 p.m. May 4, 10 a.m.- 8 p.m. May 5, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. May 6, Puyallup Fair & Events Center, 110 Ninth Ave. S.W., Puyallup. $10 adults, $9 seniors, $7 ages 13-18, free for ages 12 and younger. 425-277-8132, puyalluprvshow.com.

Historic Fort Steilacoom Living History Open House 10 a.m.-4 p.m. May 5-6, Historic Fort Steilacoom, 9601 Steilacoom Blvd. S.W., Lakewood. 253-582-5838, historicfortsteilacoom.org.

South Sound Classical Choir Spring Concert 7 p.m. May 5, Pilgrim Lutheran Church, 10510 136th St. E., Puyallup; 3 p.m. May 6, Mason United Methodist Church, 2714 N. Madison St., Tacoma, 253-507-4183, sscc.valleyartssociety.org.

Sunday
Puyallup Pups and Purrs Adoption Event Noon-3 p.m. May 6, Petsmart, 10309 156th St. E., Puyallup. Free to attend, adoption fees between $150-$250 for dogs and puppies, $75-$100 for cats and kittens. animalalliancewa.org.

Tiptoe Through the Tidepools Explore the beach, learn about tidepool life, 10:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. May 6, Titlow Lodge, 8425 Sixth Ave., Tacoma. Free. 253-591-6439.

For more ideas go to The News Tribune calendar

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