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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.

Tacoma Dome Boat Show: Through March 30. Features a variety of boats and accessories for fishing, waterskiing and more. Cost: $7-$9; free for ages 12 and younger. 2727 E. D St., Tacoma. 253-756-2121 or www.otshows.com.

Hops & Props: 7-10 p.m. April 5. Beer-tasting event features more than 50 craft brews, along with local and international food, live music, and access to Museum of Flight galleries. Presented in conjunction with the Tukwila Centennial Celebration. Cost: $60 per person. Museum of Flight, 9404 E. Marginal Way S., Tukwila. www.tukwila100.com.

Czech and Slovak Genealogy Symposium: April 11-12. Features lectures on genealogy, history, language and folk art, as well as tours of the Seattle area. Presented by Czechoslovak Genealogical Society International. Doubletree Guest Suites Seattle-Southcenter, 16500 Southcenter Parkway, Seattle. www.cgsi.org.

Auditions

“Anne of Green Gables” auditions: 7-9 p.m. April 1 and 3. Open audition for ages 16 and older to perform in the Heavier Than Air Family Theatre musical. Strong singing, dancing and acting skills required. Performing Arts Building at Green River Community College, 12401 S.E. 320th St., Auburn. 253-833-9111, ext. 4966.

Evergreen City Ballet Summer Intensive Program auditions: Noon-2 p.m. April 5. Registration: 1:30 p.m. Call for details. 710 S. Second St., Renton. 425-228-6800 or www.evergreencityballet.org.

“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.

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

Music

2008 Liberty High School Jazz Night: 7:30 p.m. March 29. Features performances by Maywood Middle School Jazz Band and the Liberty High School Jazz Band. Carco Theatre, 1717 Maple Valley Highway, Renton. 425-430-6706.

West Hill Vertical Band Concert: 7 p.m. April 3. Features band students from Dimmitt Middle School and Renton High School. IKEA Performing Arts Center, 400 S. Second St., Renton. 425-204-3460.

“The Best of Western Washington Talent Show”: 3 p.m. April 5. Features championship barbershop choruses, quartets, local youth groups and more. Presented by the Seattle SeaChordsmen. Cost: $10. Highline Performing Arts Center, 401 S. 152nd St., Burien. 206-370-4085 or www.brownpapertickets.com.

Rainier Chorale—“Choral Masterworks”: 7:30 p.m. April 5; 2 p.m. April 6. Cost: $12-$14. Kent United Methodist Church, 11010 S.E. 248th St., Kent. 206-835-8888 or www.rainierchorale.org.

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

“The Wizard of Oz”: 7 p.m. March 29; 3 p.m. March 29-30. Musical retells the classic story by L. Frank Baum. Presented by Heavier Than Air Family Theatre. Recommended for ages 6 and older. Cost: $10. Performing Arts Building at Green River Community College, 12401 S.E. 320th St., Auburn. 253-833-9111, ext. 2400 (weekdays) or ext. 4966 (weekends).

“Mulan Jr.”: 7 p.m. April 1-4. Presented by Glenridge Elementary School. Cost: Donations of packaged socks and underwear for the Kent School District PTSA Clothing Bank. Cards and letters for military personnel also welcome. Glenridge Elementary School, 19405 120th Ave. S.E., Renton. 253-850-7297 or 253-951-0226.

“Funny Money”: April 4-20. 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.

“Steel Magnolias”: April 11-27. Cost: $15-$20. Renton Civic Theater, 507 S. Third St. 425-226-5529 or boxoffice@rentoncivictheater.org.

“Swan Lake”: 7:30 p.m. April 11-12; 1:30 p.m. April 12-13. Presented by the Evergreen City Ballet. Cost: $20-$43. IKEA Performing Arts Center, 400 S. Second St., Renton. 425-228-6800, 877-548-3237 or www.evergreencityballet.org.

“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.

“Fairies: The Enchanted Forest”: May 3-4. Presented by Ensemble Ballet Theatre. IKEA Performing Arts Center, 400 S. Second St., Renton. 877-328-8771.

“Cinderella”: 11 a.m. and 1 p.m. May 17; 1 and 3 p.m. May 18. Carco Theatre, 1717 Maple Valley Highway, Renton. 877-827-1100 or www.Studio-East.org.

Nightlife

Cascade Lanes, Lounge and Casino: 9 p.m.-1 a.m. Nightly band performances, including: March 29, LaGrange; April 4-5, Kickstart; April 11-12, Knucklehead; April 18-19, Boneyard; April 25-26, 4 Outta 5; May 2-3, Motown Cowboys; May 9-10, X-35; May 16-17, Hammerdog; May 23-24, Thunderhead; May 30-31, Max Axle. Open to ages 21 and older. 17034 116th Ave. S.E., Renton.

Jazz Tuesdays: 5-8 p.m. Tuesdays. Cost: Free. IKEA Restaurant, 601 S.W. 41st St., Renton. www.ikea-usa.com/Seattle.

Dance

American Dance Awards: 4 p.m. April 4; 9 a.m. April 5-6. Scholarship dance competition features students of all ages. IKEA Performing Arts Center, 400 S. Second St., Renton. 203-985-8144.

Museums

Renton History Museum: Spring Speaker Program: 11 a.m. the second Saturday of the month (family programs) and 4:30 p.m. the second Tuesday of the month (youth and adult programs), including: April 8, “Celebrate Earth Day Early!”; April 12, “American Roots Music”; and May 13, “The First Generation of Immigrants to the Northwest.” Free tours: 11 a.m. the third Saturday of the month. Hours: 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Tuesdays-Saturdays. Closed on holidays. Admission: $3 for adults; $1 for children; free for ages 7 and younger and members. 235 Mill Ave. S. 425-255-2330.

Galleries

Flamingo Frame and Gallery: Hours: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Mondays-Thursdays and Saturdays; 10 a.m.-7 p.m. Fridays. 17650 140th Ave. S.E., Suite B-8, Renton. 425-226-9880.

Highline Community College Library Gallery: Hours: 7 a.m.-10 p.m. Mondays-Fridays; 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturdays; 2-10 p.m. Sundays. Cost: Free. 2400 S. 240th St., building 25, Des Moines. http://library.highline.edu.

LA Frames and Gallery: Hours: 9:30 a.m.-6 p.m. Mondays-Fridays; 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturdays. 309 S. Third St., Renton. 425-228-1693.

Seahurst Art Gallery: Exhibits: Through April 26, “Tulip Fields & Market Scenes” watercolors by Lydia Sutton and “Essence of Water” photography by Alan Caddey. Hours: Noon-5 p.m. Wednesdays-Saturdays. 15210 10th Ave. S.W., Burien. 206-244-7844 or www.seahurstgallery.org.


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