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Event Picks South Sound, May 2008

It’s a different kind of boat show! See big boats, small boats and kayaks on display at the Olympia Wooden Boat Fair on Saturday, May 10, from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. and Sunday, May 11, from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. On Saturday only, kids can construct a wooden boat for free with provided supplies (while they last)! Percival Landing, 222 Columbia St. N.W., Olympia. 360-866-6018, www.olywoodenboat.org

Get a jump on the Mother’s Day celebration with Mom & Me at the Zoo on Saturday, May 10, from 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Run wild with your tots and enjoy activities such as face painting, giant inflatable toys, games, entertainment and-of course-the animals. Free entry with Mom & Me at the Zoo T-shirts, available on sale at Macy’s stores. Point Defiance Zoo and Aquarium, 5400 N. Pearl St., Tacoma. 253-404-3678, www.pdza.org

Oink! Woof! Meow! It’s Petpalooza, the Auburn animal fest that takes place on Saturday, May 31, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Mainstage entertainment includes Valentine’s Performing Pigs, The Parrot Lady and other animal-themed acts. It all starts at 9 a.m. with the pet/owner 3k Dog Trot. Register online for the trot. Game Farm Park, 3030 R St. S.E., Auburn. 253-931-3043, www.auburnwa.gov/recreation/events/event.asp?ocID=1556


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