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Calendars are published Wednesdays and Saturdays on a space-available basis. Items for the Wednesday edition must be submitted by noon the previous Thursday. Items for the Saturday edition must be submitted by noon the previous Tuesday.

Special events

Sococulture: For information about cultural events throughout South King County, visit www.sococulture.org.

Puyallup Spring Fair: 3-10 p.m. April 17; 10 a.m.-10 p.m. April 18-19; 10 a.m.-8 p.m. April 20. Features farm animals, garden show, NW Junior Livestock Show and Sale, racing pigs, entertainment, rides and more. Cost: $8 for adults; $7 for ages 6-18; free for ages 5 and younger. Puyallup Fair and Events Center, 110 Ninth Ave. S.W. 253-841-5045 or www.thefair.com.

Seattle-King County Association of Realtors Centennial Cabaret: 6:30 p.m. April 17. Includes dinner, dancing and entertainment. Fanciful or black-tie attire. Cost: $85. Museum of Flight, 9404 E. Marginal Way S., Tukwila. 425-974-1011 or www.NWRealtor.com.

IKEA Environmental Fair: 11 a.m.-3 p.m. April 19-20. Features information booths about ways to help protect our earth, air, water, plants and animals. Gardener Ciscoe Morris will be on hand 2 p.m. April 19. Also, individuals can bring electronics and kitchen appliances for recycling. Cost: Free. IKEA, 601 S.W. 41st St., Renton. www.ikea-usa.com/Seattle.

Defrost Kickoff: 9 a.m.-5 p.m. April 19-20. Vintage sports car racing event features race cars from the ’50s, ’60s and ’70s. Presented by the Society of Vintage Racing Enthusiasts. Cost: $5-$10; free for ages 6 and younger. Pacific Raceways, 31001 144th Ave. S.E., Kent. 425-277-3177.

Daffodil Arabian Horse Show: April 25-27. Puyallup Fair and Events Center, 110 Ninth Ave. S.W. 253-845-1899 or www.daffodilarabian.com.

Woodworking Show: April 25-27. Admission: $9. Puyallup Fair and Events Center, 110 Ninth Ave. S.W. 615-793-3290 or www.thewoodworkingshows.com.

Trains, Trains and More Trains: April 26-27. Cost: $4-$8; free for ages 6 and younger. Puyallup Fair and Events Center, 110 Ninth Ave. S.W. www.ttmtshow.com.

Dollhouse/Miniature Show and Sale: 10 a.m.-4 p.m. April 26. Admission: $3-$5. Meeker Mansion, 312 Spring St., Puyallup. 253-848-1770 or www.meekermansion.org.

Puyallup Home and RV Show: April 30-May 4. Admission: $5-8; free for ages 12 and younger. Puyallup Fair and Events Center, 110 Ninth Ave. S.W. 425-277-8132 or www.mhrvshows.com.

Mother’s Day Tea: 12:30, 2 and 3:30 p.m. May 10-11. Enjoy a Victorian tea and tour of the mansion. Cost: $12; reservations required. Meeker Mansion, 312 Spring St., Puyallup. 253-848-1770 or www.meekermansion.org.

Auditions

“Jack and the Beanstalk” auditions: 4:30-8:30 p.m. April 28. Children in kindergarten-12th grade can audition for parts in Missoula Children’s Theatre’s production, slated for May 3. No late admission. Renton Community Center, 1715 Maple Valley Highway, Renton.

“Once Upon a Mattress” teen musical auditions: May 4-6. Auditions open to teenagers for the summer musical. Come with 16 bars of an upbeat song and a one-minute monologue. Call for audition time. Carco Theatre, 1717 Maple Valley Highway, Renton. 425-430-6706.

Puget Sound Youth Wind Ensemble: 8 a.m.-4 p.m. June 7; 1-4:30 p.m. June 8; 4-8 p.m. June 9. Open to band students ages 14-21 to audition for the 2008-2009 season. Cost: $15. Applications required by May 19. University of Puget Sound Music Building, 1500 N. Warner St., Tacoma. www.psywe.org.

Evergreen City Ballet—Accompanist: Ballet currently auditioning for experienced ballet accompanists. Call for appointments, details. 425-228-6800 or andi@evergreencityballet.org.

Music

Spotlight Series—Debashish Bhattacharya: 7:30 p.m. April 19. Indian slide guitarist to perform as part of the Kent Spotlight Series. Cost: $18-$20. Kent-Meridian High School Performing Arts Center, 10020 S.E. 256th St., Kent. 253-856-5050 or www.kentarts.com.

Rainier Symphony: 7:30 p.m. April 19. IKEA Performing Arts Center, 400 S. Second St., Renton. 206-781-5618 or tickets@RainierSymphony.org.

Loboc Children’s Choir: 2:30 p.m. April 20. Philippine children’s choir to perform. IKEA Performing Arts Center, 400 S. Second St., Renton. 206-794-7444.

Vivaldi’s “Gloria”: 7:30 p.m. April 25. Presented by the Maple Valley Youth Symphony Orchestra with community singers. Shepherd of the Valley Lutheran Church, 23855 S.E. 216th St., Maple Valley. 425-432-1373 or www.svlcfamily.org/events.

American Roots Series—Horizon and Cabin Fever NW: 7:30 p.m. April 26. Two Northwest folk groups to perform. Cost: $15-$20. Auburn Riverside Theater, 501 Oravetz Road, Auburn. 800-838-3006, www.brownpapertickets.com or www.rainierconcerts.com.

Auburn Symphony Orchestra Spring Concert—“The Bohemian Life”: 7:30 p.m. April 26; 2:30 p.m. April 27. Pre-concert lecture begins 45 minutes before performances. Cost: $17-$25. Auburn Performing Arts Center, 700 E. Main St. 253-939-8509 or www.auburnsymphony.org.

Waterland Music Series—Michael Nicolella: 7:30 p.m. April 29. Classical guitarist Nicolella to perform. Sponsored by the Des Moines Arts Commission and Highline Community College Foundation. Cost: $15. Highline Community College Performing Arts Center, 2400 S. 240th St. 206-870-6582.

Theater

“Romeo and Juliet”: 7:30 p.m. April 18. Presented by the Seattle Shakespeare Company. Cost: $11.50-$15. Auburn Performing Arts Center, 700 E. Main St., Auburn. 253-931-3043.

“Funny Money”: Through April 20. Switched briefcases result in no end of confusion, and hilarity, in this farce. Performed by Valley Community Players. Carco Theatre, 1717 Maple Valley Highway, Renton. 425-430-6706.

“The Patient”: April 20-21 and 27-28. Cost: $15-$20. Renton Civic Theater, 507 S. Third St. 425-226-5529 or boxoffice@rentoncivictheater.org.

Cirque du Soleil—“Corteo”: April 24-May 25. Theatrical circus presents “Corteo,” described as “a joyous procession, a festive parade imagined by a clown.” Cost: $38.50-$210. Marymoor Park, 6046 W. Lake Sammamish Parkway N.E., Redmond. www.cirquedusoleil.com.

“Carmen”: 7:30 p.m. April 26; 2:30 p.m. April 27. Presented by the Bellevue Opera. Cost: $25-$35. IKEA Performing Arts Center, 400 S. Second St., Renton. 206-325-6500 or www.ticketwindowonline.com.

“Steel Magnolias”: Through April 27. Cost: $15-$20. Renton Civic Theater, 507 S. Third St. 425-226-5529 or boxoffice@rentoncivictheater.org.


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