At a glance | March 2020 events

Reading with a Daffodil Princess, a St. Patty’s 5K, an aebleskiver breakfast, and more.

The annual Empty Bowls event was a success again this year, as the community came together to raise money in support of the less fortunate. It was an all-volunteer event to make pottery bowls, provide a simple meal, and host a Feb. 28 crowd at the Enumclaw High School commons. Proceeds from the fundraiser will go to Plateau Outreach Ministries, which provides food and other necessities to those in need. Photo by Kevin Hanson

The annual Empty Bowls event was a success again this year, as the community came together to raise money in support of the less fortunate. It was an all-volunteer event to make pottery bowls, provide a simple meal, and host a Feb. 28 crowd at the Enumclaw High School commons. Proceeds from the fundraiser will go to Plateau Outreach Ministries, which provides food and other necessities to those in need. Photo by Kevin Hanson

READ WITH A PRINCESS

Enjoy story time with a Daffodil Princess at the Buckley library. A princess will read stories, talk with kids and be available for photos. The hour-long event begins at 11 a.m. Saturday, March 7. All children must be accompanied by an adult.

LION KING KIDS

Imagination Theatre will stage “Lion King Kids” Saturday, March 7, at Glacier Middle School in downtown Buckley. The curtain goes up at 7 p.m. Admission is $10 for adults, $5 for senior citizens and kids 12 and younger.

SPRING AHEAD

Clocks will be moved ahead one hour at 2 a.m. Sunday, March 8, as we continue the ritual of daylight-saving time. So, it’s best to make the adjustment before turning in Saturday night.

SYMPHONIC CELEBRATION

The Gateway Concert Band will present “Symphonic Celebrations” at 2 p.m. Sunday, March 8, and 715 p.m. Monday, March 9. Both concerts will be in the Enumclaw High School auditorium. There is no admission charge, but a $10 donation is recommended. For information: www.gatewayconcertband.org.

DISCUSSING “LOST GIRLS”

Enumclaw Library Book Group members will be discussing “The Lost Girls of Paris” when they meet at 2 p.m. Wednesday, March 11, at the library.

BOY SCOUT DINNER

Boy Scout Troop 422 of Enumclaw is hosting its 18th annual spaghetti dinner and auction at Enumclaw High School on Friday, March 13 from 6 to 9 p.m. General seating is free, although a donation of $8 is suggested; you can reserve a table for 8 for $60. For more information or to make a donation, contact Elaine Augur at 206-795-7474 or auctionrsvp@bsa422.net.

ST. PATTY’S 5K

The ninth annual St. Patty’s Day 5K will be staged Saturday, March 14, at the Enumclaw Expo Center. There’s always an emphasis on fun, with many participants donning their festive green attire. This year’s event is a certified run, so it’s also a destination for serious runners. It’s sponsored by the Enumclaw Chamber of Commerce. Registration begins at 8:30 a.m., a kids’ dash starts at 9 and the 5K rolls at 9:30. Sign up at: www.enumclawchamber.com/events/st-patricks-day-5-k. The cost is $45.

IT’S ALL ABOUT BRIDES

A Bridal Showcase Open House will take over the fieldhouse at the Enumclaw Expo Center Saturday, March 14. Visitors can get some ideas for their upcoming wedding and check out a building that often serves as a wedding venue. The event runs from 11 a.m. to 2 pm.

BUCKLEY BOOK GROUP

The Third Tuesday Book Group will meet from 3 to 4 p.m. March 17 in the meeting room of the Buckley library. The group is for those 18 and older. This month’s selection is “Troublemaker: Surviving Hollywood and Scientology,” by Leah Remini. As a bonus, there will be refreshments and pastries. All are welcome.

ENJOY THE CHOIR

The White River High School student choir will perform from 7 to 9 p.m. Tuesday, March 17. The show takes place in the school theater.

PICKING UP STEAM

The White River School District hosts its STEAM event the evening of Wednesday, March 18, celebrating all things dealing with science, technology, engineering, arts and math. Check it out from 6 to 7 p.m. in the White River High commons.

TALKING ABOUT HOUSING

An ongoing public discussion about affordable housing on the Plateau continues with a gathering from 7 to 8:30 p.m. Wednesday, March 18, in the Community Room of the Enumclaw library. The public is welcome to attend.

SUPER FOOD FOR YOUR JOINTS

Experiencing aches and pains, or want to stave them off? Jubilee Naturals on Cole Street is hosting Dr. Herb Joiner-Bey, ND, for a class about how you can add hydration, lubrication to your joints and repair your connective tissues. The presentation is Thursday, March 26 at 7 p.m.

TOSSING THOSE BAGS

The growing sport of cornhole (or bean bag toss as it’s often called) will make an appearance at the Enumclaw Expo Center. Local directors of the American Cornhole League are hosting a three-day conference, heavy on competition. It’s also a starting point for anyone interested in learning more about the game. The doors open at 5 p.m. Friday, March 27, and bags will be flying through Sunday afternoon.

FOR FANS OF ANIMALS

The focus is on scales, feathers and fur the afternoon of Saturday, March 28, when the Buckley library hosts “Animal Encounters.” The family-friendly event will explore the function and importance of different types of animal hair and fur in the wild. The program is from 2 to 3 p.m.

SPRING BEER WALK

Enumclaw will come alive the evening of Saturday, March 28 as the Chamber of Commerce hosts its annul Spring Beer Walk. Offerings from 20-plus breweries will be sampled from 5 to 9 p.m. at a variety of downtown businesses. Ciders will be part of the mix as well. Tickets are $25 and include a commemorative tasting glass and 10 tasting tickets for three-ounce pours; there’s a limited number of VIP passes for $40 that include 15 tickets, a swag bag, early check-in and more. Tickets are available at: https://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/4514249.

AEBLESKIVER BREAKFAST

The Danish Sisterhood Unity Lodge #75 will host an aebleskiver breakfast and bake sale. The event runs from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, March 28, in Enumclaw’s Danish Hall.


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