University of Puget Sound Jazz Orchestra 7:30 p.m., University of Puget Sound — Schneebeck Concert Hall, 1500 N. Warner St., Tacoma. Free. 253-879-3555, pugetsound.edu/calendar
Annual Gifted Education Seminar, presented by Austina De Bonte, president of Northwest Gifted Child Association. 7 p.m., Carwein Auditorium, 1754 Commerce Street, Tacoma. Free. 253-952-3111, seabury.org
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Dawson’s Bar and Grill 5443 South Tacoma Way, Tacoma, Billy Shew Band plays at 8 p.m. 253-476-1421
Tacoma Weavers’ Guild monthly program. Mimi Anderson will lead a discussion about weaving towels, including choice of size, yarns, colors and drafts. She will share examples and photos of towels, and guild members will be invited to share their creations. 10 a.m., St. Andrew’s Episcopal Church, 7410 S. 12th St., Tacoma. Free. tacomaweaversguild.org
Franklin Park Volunteer Work Party 9 a.m.-noon, 1201 S. Puget Sound Ave., Tacoma. 253-305-1000
Pier Peer aquatic night-time adventure. 7:30-9 p.m., Point Defiance Marina, 5912 N. Waterfront Drive, Tacoma. $8, registration required. 253-591-6439