At A Glance | May 2024

Maris’ Baby Animals and Blooms starts at the end of April, there are two plant sales, and don’t forget about the Memorial Day concert at the Enumclaw Veterans Memorial Park.

CORRECTION: There was a typo under The Ida Marge Guild’s annual Country Store Sale announcement in At A Glance. The raffle cash prize money is $400, not $00. The article has been updated.

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April 26

Enumclaw Arbor Day: The city of Enumclaw is hosting an Arbor Day event on April 26, from 1 to 3 p.m., at Ellenson Park; attendees will have the opportunity to plant trees donated by the Enumclaw Garden Club. This is a dog-friendly event. For more information, head to ?active_tab=discussion.

April 27

Baby Animals and Blooms: Maris Farms opens its 2024 season with its annual Baby Animals and Blooms Days on April 27, and continues on Saturdays and Sundays, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., until May 12. Attendees can visit — and even pet — baby animals, enjoy regular farm offerings like the mega slide, jump pillow, and zip lines, and walk through the beautiful tulip field (and even bring some flowers home). Tickets can only be bought online; general admission (ages 13-plus) tickets are $18, or $16 for kids from 3 to 12 (both come with additional fees). For more information, or to buy tickets, head to

May 1

Bunco in Buckley: The Buckley Downtown Association is hosting a Bunco night at Brix on Main from 6 to 8 p.m. Tickets are $15 per person or $50 for a group of four. Go to to register. Money supports the Association and the Buckley Kiwanis Food Bank.

May 2

FFA Plant Sale: White River FFA’s annual plant sale is right around the corner on May 2 and 3 from 2:30 5:30 p.m., and May 4 from 9 a.m.1 p.m. at the White River High School greenhouses behind the school. There will be hanging baskets ($35), four-pack bedding plants ($3), tomatoes ($3), geraniums ($4), and bacopas ($5). All plants have been grown and cared for by our Plants and Landscape class and all proceeds will go to benefit the FFA chapter to run their community service, leadership, and recreational activities. Plants go fast so come out and get your fill early.

May 4

Spring bazaar and plant sale: The Danish Sisterhood is hosting its annual Spring Bazaar and Bake Sale on May 4 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Danish Hall (1708 Porter St.). For sale will be crafts, plants, and homemade goodies inside the hall – proceeds will support the nonprofit Danish Sisterhood – and various vendors will be selling their wares outside. There will also be a luncheon served between 11 a.m. and 1 p.m.; lunch consists of baked ham, roasted potatoes, split pea soup, a Danish cucumber salad, and more.

Bingo de Mayo: The Enumclaw Chamber of commerce is hosting a Bingo de Mayo event on May 4, from 2 to 4 p.m. Tickets are $150 per table, which host up to six people. Tables will receive 24 bingo cards, six daubers, tickets for six beverages, and snacks. Check in starts at 1 p.m., with the game starting an hour later. This is a 21 years old and over event. No tables will be sold at the event, and it’s common for this event to sell out early. Head to!calendar for more information or to buy tickets.

May 10

Ida Marge Country Store Sale: The local Ida Marge Guild is hosting its 68th annual Country Store Sale on May 10, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. at Buckley Hall. There will be gifts, crafts, plants, and yard art for sale, plus a raffle with a $400 cash prize and yard and planting accessories (like a wooden potting bench, outdoor rockers, and more). Proceeds benefit the Mary Bridge Children’s Hospital.

May 11

Ten Trails Mother’s Day Pop-Up: The Ten Trails community in Black Diamond has organized a Mother’s Day Pop-up Market on May 11, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. There will be a mimosa bar (with complimentary drinks for mothers), plus more than 20 local vendors to help shoppers find the perfect Mother’s Day gift. For more information, head to /?active_tab=discussion.

May 26

Memorial Day Concert: Celebrate Memorial Day with the Gateway Concert Band, which is hosting two free concerts for the holiday: one at Enumclaw’s Veterans Memorial Park on May 26, starting at 2 p.m., and the other at the Tahoma National Cemetery on May 27, starting at 1 p.m.


Brewskis with a Newsie: Come meet your local journalists on every first Wednesday of each month at Cole Street Brewery (1627 Cole Street, Enumclaw) from 5 to 6 p.m. This is an informal event where residents can pitch stories, fact-check articles, and talk shop. For more information, email or call 360-802-8220.

Coffee with the Mayor: Enumclaw Mayor Jan Molinaro hosts a Coffee with the Mayor on the first Mondays of the month from 9 to 10 a.m. This is a casual session for citizens to meet with me and discuss issues, concerns, and projects.

Cancer Support Group: The Plateau Prostate Cancer Support Group, which is open to everyone diagnosed with any cancer and their loved ones, is meeting at the Enumclaw airport every second Wednesday of the month at 6:30 p.m.

Plateau Scottish Country Dancing: The Plateau Scottish Country Dancers are continuing weekly classes on Monday nights. We meet from 7-9 pm at the Danish Hall (1708 Porter St., Enumclaw). Cost is $5 per person and a partner is not required. Dances are taught according to the skill level of those attending, so beginners are always welcome. Scottish Country Dancing is a centuries-old tradition reflecting the music and culture of Scotland. It’s great exercise and a lot of fun. For more information call 360-825-6572 or go to