Artist Adam Kuby open house to see plans for an outdoor sculpture to be installed in Point Defiance Park. The Portland-based sculptor has been awarded a $125,000 commission to create a large-scale piece to be installed in a new 11-acre park on the east side of Point Defiance Park next to the Tacoma Yacht Club. 5 p.m. Monday. Metro Parks Tacoma, 4702 S 19th St., Tacoma. Free. 253-305-1000
Washington Native Plant Society South Sound Chapter Meeting hosting author Dee Arntz who will talk about her book, “Extraordinary Women Conservationists of Washington: Mothers of Nature.” 7 p.m. Monday. Washington State Capital Museum & Coach House, 211 21st Ave. SW, Olympia. Free southsoundchapterwnps.org
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Tuesday and Saturday
Edible Gardens Workshop Series: Starting From Seeds Explore the basics of successful vegetable gardening in the Pacific Northwest, from seed to table. The free monthly workshop series is held at five locations around Pierce County. 6-8 p.m. Tuesday. Washington Soldiers Home, 1301 Orting Kapowsin Highway E., Orting and 10 a.m.-noon Saturday. Metro Parks Tacoma, 4702 S 19th St., Tacoma. Free. Register at piercecountywa.org/ediblegardens or 253-798-4133
LeMay Family Collection at Marymount Open year-round for guided tours. The collection showcases more than 500 vintage vehicles in several buildings, primarily U.S.-made cars, trucks, buses, fire engines and motorcycles. Tours start every 30 minutes. 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Tuesday-Saturdays, noon-5 p.m. Sunday. 325 152nd St. E., Tacoma. $15 adults; $12 AAA, active military, seniors; $5 ages 6-17; free for 5 and younger. lemaymarymount.org.