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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.

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.

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.

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.

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

Music

Renton City Concert Band: 7:30 p.m. March 27. Cost: $5-$7. IKEA Performing Arts Center, 400 S. Second St., Renton. 425-430-6700 or 425-430-6707.

2008 Liberty High School Jazz Night: 7:30 p.m. March 29. Carco Theatre, 1717 Maple Valley Highway, Renton. Featuring performances by the Liberty High School Jazz Band, with guest artist Thomas Marriott, and the Maywood Middle School Jazz Band.

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

Theater

“The Wizard of Oz”: 7 p.m. March 28-29; 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.

“Three Billy Goats Gruff”: 2 p.m. May 3. Puppet show by Thistle Puppet Theatre is part of the 2008 Avenue Kids Series. Cost: $6. Auburn Avenue Theater, 10 Auburn Ave. 253-931-3043, 253-833-5678 or www.auburnwa.gov/arts.

“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.


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