Give it up for the weekend.
Dining Out for Life
What: One hundred fifty local restaurants donate 30 percent of your bill to the Lifelong AIDS Alliance.
Why: Stick a fork in it.
When: All of Thurs.
Where: From Bimbo’s to Boat Street. Find participants online at diningoutforlife.com.
The Shirt off Your Back
What: Donate old tees and receive 20 percent off Loomstate for Barneys Green.
Why: They’ll be recycled into new, limited-edition shirts, with proceeds benefiting 1% for the Planet.
When: Thru Sun.
Where: Barneys New York, 600 Pine St. (206-622-6300).
Clever Castle Trunk Show
What: Emily Baker sells new necklaces and earrings made from reclaimed porcelain figurines, with benefits to Vashon animal rescue group BaaHaus.
Why: There’s junk in her trunk.
When: Sat., 7-10 p.m.
Where: Last Waltz, 1406 18th Ave. (206-328-5512).
What: All-organic florist Calliope’s Garden arranges seasonal blooms from its own Federal Way backyard.
Why: Say it, don’t spray it.
When: Now (while camellias and hyacinth bloom).
Where: Info at 206-383-4209 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Puget Sound Community Card
What: Free card encourages local love by donating a portion of your purchase at businesses like 35th Street Bistro and PCC to nonprofits and schools.
Why: Start a chain reaction.
When: You’re reaching for plastic.
Where: Online at pugetsound.cc.