n Western Washington University and Green Flower will host a virtual cannabis career summit on Thursday, May 6. cannabiscareersummit.com.
n Village Books and the North Cascades Institute will present author Lyanda Lynn Haupt for a virtual conversation about her new book, “Rooted,” about the connection between nature and culture, at 6 p.m. Thursday, May 6. villagebooks.com.
n The Mount Vernon Chamber of Commerce and the Center for Inclusive Entrepreneurship will hold a webinar in Spanish about applying for PPP loans at 6 p.m. Thursday, May 6. mountvernonchamber.com.
n The Friends of the Forest will host a community hike of intermediate difficulty near Little Cranberry Lake at 10 a.m. Friday, May 7. friendsoftheacfl.org.
n The Mount Vernon Chamber of Commerce is presenting free drive-in movies at the Skagit Valley College parking lot on first Fridays of the month through September. Registration is required at mountvernonchamber.com. The first movie will be “Cars,” playing at 9 p.m. Friday, May 7.
n Children of the Valley will hold an annual Cinco de Mayo virtual art auction to benefit students in the Mount Vernon School District beginning at 7 p.m. Friday, May 7. covmv.org.
n Camp Kirby will host a Lego Day Camp for grades K-6 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, May 8. $50. ultracamp.com.
n The Lincoln Theatre will present regional folk artist Matney Cook, who is celebrating a new album, via livestream at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, May 8. Tickets are by donation. lincolntheatre.org. Also at the Lincoln:
“Bach to Rock,” a virtual concert featuring music spanning three centuries performed by Matt Rehfeldt, will begin at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, May 15. Admission by donation. lincolntheatre.org. Also:
n The North Cascades Institute will hold a virtual field excursion of the Spring Snake Count in the Methow Valley, from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, May 8. $110; register at ncascades.org. Also:
“The Photographer’s Cookbook,” a virtual webinar, will be held at 5:30 p.m. Wednesday, May 19. $15; ncascades.org.
n Island Hospital in Anacortes will hold a free class on understanding Medicare choices at 1 p.m. Monday, May 10. islandhospital.org. Also at the hospital:
A free balance screening will begin at 10:30 a.m. on Tuesday, May 11. Registration required. islandhospital.org or 360-299-4204.
A free class on nutrition and osteoporosis will begin at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, May 19. islandhospital.org.
n Village Books in Bellingham will host a talk with Anna Quinn about her new memoir, “Crossing the River: Seven Stories that Saved My Life,” at 6 p.m. Tuesday, May 11. villagebooks.com. Also:
A free virtual talk with Dr. Jane Goodall and Peter Wohlleben about his new book, “The Heartbeat of Trees,” will begin at 10 a.m. Sunday, May 16. villagebooks.com.
n Western Washington University will host a free virtual flute masterclass with Constance Volk of Ensemble Dal Niente at 2 p.m. Wednesday, May 12. cfpa.wwu.edu. Also:
A free virtual performance on African piano music by Dr. William Chapman Nyaho will begin at 3:30 p.m. Tuesday, May 18. cfpa.wwu.edu.
Dr. Robin Wall Kimmerer, author of “Braiding Sweetgrass,” will host a free virtual panel discussion and presentation at 2 p.m., Wednesday, May 19. wwu.edu.
n Hospice of the Northwest will host an online presentation on coping with grief and loss at 2 p.m. Wednesday, May 12, and 4 p.m. Wednesday, May 19. hospicenw.org.
n Village Books and the North Cascade Institute will hold a free virtual celebration of the naturalist writer and educator Saul Weisburg’s 35-year career with the institute. Joining him in conversation will be nature writers Bill Dietrich and John Miles at 7 p.m. Thursday, May 13. villagebooks.com.
n The Anacortes branch of the American Association of University Women will present local photographer Rakan Alduaij for a virtual talk on the profession at 7 p.m. Thursday, May 13. anacortes-wa.aauw.net.
n The Quilt and Fiber Arts Museum in La Conner will host a virtual lecture on minimal design in modern quilting at 6:30 p.m., Wednesday, May 19. qfamuseum.org.
n The Healthy Island Youth Initiative will hold a Chum Run 5K to support it programs in South Whidbey at 10 a.m. Saturday, May 15, at Community Park in Langley. Same-day registration is $35. There will also be a free run for kids under 10. More details: swparks.org.
n The Island Hospital Foundation will host Well Journey Adventure, a weeklong event with wellness classes, cooking lessons and live panel discussions as a fundraiser for the hospital’s new Health & Wellness Center, from May 17-22. myihf.org.
n Friends of the Anacortes Community Forest Lands will hold a wildflower watercolor painting hike at 9 a.m. Wednesday, May 19, at Whistle Lake. friendsoftheacfl.org. Also:
n Skagit Regional Health will sponsor a free virtual cooking and nutrition course for athletic activities and recovery at 2 p.m. Thursday, May 20. Registration required: stillyvalleyhealth.org.