Jordan World Circus classic three-ring show features aerialists, acrobats, rare white tigers and funny clowns. 2 and 5 p.m. Sunday, Washington State Fair Events Center, 110 Ninth Ave. SW, Puyallup. Tickets are $18 adults, $14 ages 3-12 years old, and free for 2 and younger. thejordanworldcircus.com.
Northwest Rodarama Dave Kindig of Kindig It Design Show will be on hand Sunday, plus Lance Lambert of The Vintage Vehicle Show. Hours are 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Sunday, Washington State Fair Events Center, 110 Ninth Ave. SW, Puyallup. Tickets are $16 adults, $13 military with ID, $14 seniors and youth. nwrodarama.com
Bill Maher 7:30 p.m. Sunday, Paramount Theatre, 911 Pine St., Seattle, stgpresents.org.
Sunday — April 17
“A Night with Janis Joplin” through April 17, 5th Avenue Theatre, 1305 Fifth Ave., Seattle. 5thavenue.org.
Book Talk with the Mayor Discussion of “Station Eleven” by Emily St. John Mandel, the Tacoma READS selection. 7-9 p.m. Monday. King’s Books, 218 St. Helens Ave., Tacoma. Free 253-272-8801
Monday — May 7
Throwing Mud Gallery, 2210-2212 N. 30th St., Tacoma. Adult six-week pottery classes begin the week of March 28. 6-8:30 p.m. Mondays-Tuesdays and Thursdays through May 5. 10 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays through May 7. $200 for 6-week session, plus tool kit. 253-254-7961, throwingmudgallery.com/pottery-classes.
Marlon James, Jamaican-born author public lecture, “The Books That Made Me Write Books,” most recent novel “A Brief History of Seven Killings,” 8 p.m. Tuesday, University of Puget Sound, Schneebeck Concert Hall, 1500 N. Warner St., Tacoma. $20, free for faculty, staff and students with ID, tickets required. ticketspugetsound.edu, Wheelock Information Center, 253-879-3100.