Arboretum Foundation annual gala fundraiser Feb.10

Registration for the Arboretum Foundation’s 34th annual gala fundraiser — The Art of Nature — began Jan. 6. This free, livestream event will celebrate Washington Park Arboretum, and explore how nature in this special place inspires artists, visitors and students to create in myriad ways, enhancing the shared community. The event will take place from 6 to 7 p.m. Feb. 10. It will feature surprise guests, performances and silent and live auctions. Go to for more information. All proceeds from The Art of Nature will help fund environmental education, maintenance and volunteerism at the Arboretum, as well as cultural programs at the Seattle Japanese Garden.