1 Share bird tips, tip an ale
Meet with other birders and talk about your latest sightings and good birding spots; “Birds & Brew” is an opportunity to learn about birding in the South Sound; 4:30-6:30 p.m. Monday; meet near the back of Fish Tale Brewpub, 515 Jefferson St. SE, Olympia; blackhills-audubon.org.
2 Eric Ode honors Dr. Seuss
Children’s songwriter Eric Ode will celebrate Dr. Seuss with “The Doctor’s in the House, Dr. Seuss That Is,” as he participates in the “Books and Blanket” event; for all ages; 6 p.m. Tuesday; White Pass Elementary School, Randle; free; trl.org.
3 Lovett plays Pantages
Lyle Lovett will perform in Tacoma; the singer and composer has 14 albums to his credit, as well as 14 Grammy Awards; also performing will be Robert Earl Keen; 7:30 p.m. Tuesday; Pantages Theater, 901 Broadway, Tacoma; $39-$110; broadwaycenter.org.
4 Look for penumbral eclipse
There will be a penumbral lunar eclipse, where the moon moves through the fainter outer portion of the Earth’s shadow; in this type of eclipse, the moon will darken slightly but not completely; it will be visible, weather permitting, along the West Coast; will reach its maximum at 4:47 a.m. Wednesday.
Volunteers are needed to help restore Wapato Park; participants should bring gloves, appropriate clothing, closed-toe shoes and a willingness to get dirty; tools and litter bags will be provided; 9 .m.-noon Saturday; Wapato Park, 6500 S. Sheridan Ave., Tacoma; for information, email firstname.lastname@example.org.
6 Rose garden benefit
This garden sale will benefit Metro Parks Tacoma’s rose garden; features roses grown by Tacoma Rose Society members and Metro Parks staff, plus donation; 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday; Pagoda, Point Defiance Park, 5400 N. Pearl St., Tacoma; 253-591-5328 for information or to donate items for sale.