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Animals, plants, festivals and bicycles | Community Corner

Community events for the weekend of May 4-5, 2013, include the opening of a new exhibit at the Woodland Park Zoo, a celebration of Children’s Day/Book Day and a master gardener plant sale.

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Bamboo Forest Reserve Opening Celebration

Grand opening of new exhibit of tropical Asia with Asian small-clawed otters, songbirds, sloth bear cubs, kids’ nature-play area, special events including keeper talks, crafts, bouncy houses, music and Radio Disney activities for kids, 9:30 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday; Woodland Park Zoo, 5500 Phinney Ave. N., Seattle; $11.75-$18.75 (206-548-2500 or ).

Dia de los Niños: Celebration of Children’s Day/Book Day with stories in English and Spanish, Latin American Music Journey, free book for kids while supplies last, 1 p.m. Saturday, Crossroads Bellevue, 15600 N.E. Eighth St., Bellevue (425-644-6203 or

Dr. Maze’s Farm Spring Celebration: Mazes for all ages, farm animals, hayrides, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Saturday, 15410 N.E. 124th St., Redmond; $6 (425-869-9777 or

Master Gardener Plant Sale: Huge selection of vegetable starts, herbs, tomatoes, perennials, trees, shrubs, native plants by master gardeners and several vendors, 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Sunday, Center for Urban Horticulture, 3501 N.E. 41st St., Seattle ( ).

A Festival for May: Medieval-holiday celebration with craft demonstrations and vendors, entertainment, dancing, noon-6 p.m. Saturday-Sunday; Camlann Medieval Village, 10320 Kelly Road N.E., Carnation; $4-$6 (425-788-8624 or ).

Cinco de Mayo Festival: Theme-park rides, food trucks, beer garden, live music, 11 a.m.-7 p.m. Sunday, Wild Waves Theme Park, 36201 Enchanted Parkway S., Federal Way; $9.99/adults, kids under 4 feet tall free, parking $10 (253-661-8000 or

Bicycle Sunday: Scenic boulevard closed to motor vehicles, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Sunday, Lake Washington Boulevard from Mount Baker Beach to Seward Park, Seattle (206-684-4075 or ).

May 5 Celebration: Explore cultural traditions of Cinco de Mayo and Children’s Day, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Sunday, The Children’s Museum, Seattle Center Armory, Seattle; $7-$8.25 (206-441-1768 or

Asian Pacific Islander Heritage Month Celebration: Asian-Pacific Islander visual arts, performances including martial arts, youth-drill teams, Taiko drumming, music and dance, 11:45 a.m.-5 p.m. Sunday, Seattle Center Armory, Seattle; free (206-684-7200 or ).

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