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.
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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.