Your wild things can celebrate Mother’s Day with the wild things at Woodland Park Zoo’s annual Mom & Me at the Zoo. Buy a $10 T-shirt for everyone in your family at any Macy’s kids’ department, and wear them as your VIP passes to games, music and more in the North Meadow. Saturday, May 10, 9:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m. 206-548-2500, www.zoo.org
There’s a little something for maman at this year’s Seattle International Children’s Festival: the Mother’s Dejéuner pre-performance brunch. Nibble on crêpes in the Rotunda Café, followed by a matinee of circus theater by Aurélia’s Oratorio. Sunday, May 11, 12:30 p.m. Tix $15 at www.seattleinternational.org .
Red Headed Temper presents an evening of cabaret for kids (think juggling, music, stories and dress-up). Saturday, May 24; doors open at 2:30 p.m., show 3 p.m. $10. Theatre Off Jackson, 409 Seventh Ave. S., Seattle. www.brownpapertickets.com /event/27317
Plenty to do for families at the Memorial Day weekend folk-arts blowout Northwest Folklife Festival: Make puppets or a batik flag, dabble in clay animation or a science activity, walk around gawking at the crowds. And, of course, there’s all the music. Friday–Monday, May 23–26, 11 a.m.–11 p.m. Free, donations requested. www.nwfolklife.org