Northwest Trek Wildlife Park celebrates 40th anniversary
Northwest Trek is turning 40 and putting on a big Birthday Celebration this weekend. Come out and explore the wildlife park, enjoy animals displays, take the narrated tram tour and enjoy special birthday activities. It will be open 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Sunday and it is located at 11610 Trek Drive E., Eatonville. Admission is $8.25-19.75 and free for younger than 2. For more information call 360-832-6117 or go online at nwtrek.org.
Loose Canon performs in community singalong in Tacoma
Bethany Presbyterian Church is bringing out the fun at its Loose Canon Community Sing-along and Ice Cream Social from 4-7 p.m. Sunday. Loose Canon, a mountain gospel band will be performing at the free family-friendly community sing-along followed by an ice cream social. Cash and nonperishable food donations will be accepted for the North Tacoma FISH food bank. The church is located at 4420 N. 41st St., Tacoma. To find out more call 253-752-1123 or go online to bethanytacoma.org.
American Matsuri free community festival at Tacoma Art Museum
Come out and join in the celebration of Japanese-American multiculturalism in art at the Tacoma Art Museum’s American Matsuri Free Community Festival from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Sunday. There will be Taiko drumming, tea tasting, origami, art making, film screen of the movie “The Cats of Mirikitani” and a talk by artist Roger Shimomura whose exhibit “An American Knockoff” is on display at the museum. The museum is at 1701 Pacific Ave., Tacoma. For details about the schedule of events go to tacomaartmuseum.org/event/american-matsuri-free-community-festival.
Traditional Mexican horse show, Fiesta Premio Esmeralda at Emerald Downs
Billed as one of the largest Hispanic events in the Northwest, Fiesta Premio Esmeralda is coming to Emerald Downs, 2300 Emerald Downs Drive, Auburn for a day full of horse races, a traditional Mexican horse show, Mariachi and Banda music, authentic Mexican food, and activities for the kids. There will be jumping castles, giant slides, face painting, pony rides and of course the famous dancing horses. The fun begins at noon Sunday. Admission is $7 and children 17 and younger are free. For more information, go to emeralddowns.com.