Don’t Miss list of events for March 28

1 Spring break superstars

Point Defiance Zoo & Aquarium has special programs scheduled this week involving red wolves, sharks, polar bears and tigers; there will be treats for the animals and activities for visitors; 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Monday-Friday; Point Defiance Zoo & Aquarium, 5400 N. Pearl St., Tacoma; included with zoo admission; pdza.org

2 Play to benefit association

Olympia Little Theater will do a benefit performance of the play “Laughing Stock” to support the education programs of the South Sound Estuary Association; 7:55 p.m. Tuesday; Olympia Little Theater, 1925 Miller Ave. NE, Olympia; tickets are $10 and available at sseacenter.org

3 Hiking the islands

Hiking guide book author Craig Romano will give a presentation at the Olympia Mountaineers monthly adventure speaker program; he will talk about day hikes in the San Juan and Gulf islands; 6 p.m. social hour and potluck dinner, program at 7 p.m. Wednesday; Friends Meeting House at Priest Point, 3201 Boston Harbor Road, Olympia; free, bring a dish to share; olympiamountaineers.org

4 Donkey Creek planting

Harbor WildWatch is looking for volunteers to help with spring planting along Donkey Creek; participants will plant native species along the creek and remove invasive species; bring your own gloves, work clothes, shoes, and gardening tools; 9 a.m.-noon April 4; Donkey Creek Park, 8714 Harborview Drive, Gig Harbor; harborwildwatch.org