Things to do today and this week:
• Take advantage of the experts at the Master Gardener Clinics at Sehmel Homestead Park. They are available from 9:30-11:30 a.m. Wednesdays through November. The master gardener demo garden is in the park at Sehmel Drive Northwest and 78th Avenue Northwest in Gig Harbor.
• Pack a lunch and enjoy the state-of-the-art playground and a refreshing spray park, a half-mile trail, the White River Valley Museum plus a performance geared just for the kids at the Kids SummerStage from noon-1 p.m. today and every Wednesday through Aug. 15. The free event is in Les Gove Park, 910 Ninth St. S.E., Auburn. 253-931-3043, auburnwa.gov
• Enjoy hands-on learning and fun for the whole family with activities include sing-alongs, interactive demonstrations, crafts, healthy snacks, and more at Family Fun Nights. Tonight’s talk will be about Drain Rangers, how stormwater drains directly into Puget Sound. It’s 6:30-8:30 tonight at Tacoma Nature Center, 1919 S. Tyler St., Tacoma. Free. 253-591-6439, TacomaNatureCenter.org
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for more events.