Here’s your weekend list! Headed to Seattle or one of our other neighbors? Check out the big list over at ThriftyNWmom compiled by super bargain sleuth Sia of Centsible in Seattle. If you prefer to stay local, read on for the best of South Sound fun.
After an egg hunt? You’ll find hunts all over the sound for both Friday and Saturday in the menu bar above-just click on, “The Egg Hunt List.”
Get free admission to National Parks through the 24th for National Parks Week
Nature Discovery Hour at the Tacoma Nature Center at Snake Lake at 10:30 3.00 pre child; adults free Explore the Discovery play area with a nature guide and enjoy special activities, too
Celebrate Earth Day by planting bush beans at the Kobetich library 3:00 PM
Bryant Montessori School Garden Fair Earth friendly vendors, activity stations, and food boths 3:30-7
For more daytime Friday fun, please see my post What Sounds Fun This Week
Adult flashlight egg hunt in Lacy at 8PM 5.00 O.K…..you have to get a sitter for this one, but it’s a cheap date!
Procession of the Species Olympia Tonight is the luminary procession at 9:30
Many area egg hunts and celebrations-many with other free kids’ activities. See the Egg Hunt List.
Many area farmers’ markets have opened.
Lowes Build and Grow 10AM Free Window birdhouse Register now!
The Knack! Easter card event for kids 3 and up at Michaels Free 10-12
Barnes and Noble storytime Many area Barnes and Noble stores offer regular, free story times on Saturday mornings. Call yours to confirm
Sewing to Sowing Living History Day at Fort Nisqually 11AM-4PM Actors recreate a Spring day in 1885 Hands-on activities for the whole family Admission is 6.00 for adults, 4.00 for kids 4 and up or get a family admission for 22.00.
Felix and Fritz Kids’ Club at Rodgers Nursery in Bremerton Part II of fairy gardens/gnome houses Registration required
HC MAST water weekends at Redondo-The center is open again every Saturday from 10-2. Kids can touch sea critter in the tanks and learn about other aquatic animals
Family Fitness Free for All at the Center at Norpoint 11-1
Family and team fitness challenges, Easter bunny appearance, carnival games, and more
Robot Garage Two hour workshop for kids in grades 4-12 Presented by the Museum of Flight Kids will explore engineering concepts and learn about robots in space. Free but registration is required 11AM at the Kobetich library Also at Fern Hill at 3 PM
Celebrate Earth Day at the LOTT WET Science Center in Olympia Make an Earth Day themed craft and enjoy refreshments.
Family Movies at Main Drop in to the main branch of the Tacoma library and catch Alpha and Omega. 3PM
Tacoma Astronomical Society public viewing at Fort Steilacoom 9:00-10:30 PM program and star viewing, weather permitting
Many Easter Egg hunts and other festivities. See the Egg Hunt List
Family walk at Adriana Hess Park in University Place
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