The Weekend List: South Sound Fun for Kids and Families for March 30th-April 1st

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Here it is….a great big list of weekend fun for kids in Puyallup, Tacoma, Gig Harbor, Olympia, Sumner, Fife, and Your area of the South Puget Sound!

If you’re headed north or south, you’ll want to check out the fantastic list over at ThriftyNWmom compiled by super bargain sleuth Sia of Centsible in Seattle. She’s found some good ones this week.

If you’re one of my Kitsap area readers, you’ll enjoy the Kitsap Macaroni Kid. You can sign up for Diane’s newsletter to get the scoop on all kinds of events around you!

All Weekend

Just Between Friends Consignment Sale at the Puyallup Fairgrounds Free admission coupons for Friday at their site. Free entry to all Saturday (25% off) and Sunday (half off day).

Friends of the Bonney Lake Library Used Book Sale


Friends of the Bonney Lake Library used book sale continues


Water Weekends with HCC Mast at Redondo Every Saturday visit the center for free and get up close with sea critters in their touch tanks

 Easter Bunny Breakfast at the Tacoma Mall Breakfast from Panera Bread, basket decorating, and more. At the JcPenney Court Event promotes release of the Hop! DVD; Free to Kidigit members. If your kids aren’t members, they can join for the annual 5.00 rate at the event.

Most Magnificient Mutt Show at the fairgrounds in Graham Yard Sale at the same time

 Easter Social at the Federal Way Mall 1-3 For Kids’ Club members (free membership available at customer service) face painting, candy, goodie bags

Tree Replanting at Kopachuck State Park in Gig Harbor Help replant a forest!

 Easter Egg Hunt at Uptown Gig Harbor 10AM

Egg Hunt at Wilcox Farms in Roy Two egg hunts, farm tours, face painting, and free omelets!

“I can,” (Community Arts Network) event at Freighthouse Square in Tacoma 10AM-4PM Free
music, magic, Lego/Duplo building area,

Summer Camp Fair at the STAR center in S Tacoma
Information on various summer camps; free event

Family Nature Walk with naturalists from Metro Parks Tacoma
Wapato Hills this month; Free; not recommended for strollers or children under 3

Proctor Farmer’s Market is open again!

Visit the LOTT Wet science center in Olympia


It’s April Fool’s Day! Feel free to encourage this if you want. I do my best to ignore it (I know…I’m lame…I also live with two goofy, gross boys….three really).

 The Little Farm at Windwater in Auburn 12-3; egg hunt at 1:30 sharp RSVPs are requested; 5.00 per child; 3.00 extra for horse rides; .50 for treats Windwater is a petting farm and a very fun place for little ones (they do great field trips, too)

Free Jumping event at Jumping Jacks in Lacey The first 100 kids jump for free with the password (see the fb page). A variety of home party vendors will be on site offering moms shopping opportunities while their kiddos jump. If you’re interested in consigning at an upcoming JBF event in Olympia (new!) Jenny will be there with tagging kits.

Fundraiser for Ellie at Discovery Village in Gig Harbor 11AM-1PM 30.00 gets a family of four play time, pizza, and a chance to bid on silent auction items. Ellie is a little girl in Gig Harbor who was born with an unidentified genetic condition. In her honor, her family is raising money so that other families can afford the very expensive genetic testing they need. 11AM-1PM You’re asked to RSVP. 

Decorate an Easter pail; free with pail purchase Make it; Take it event at Michael’s  

Know something great I missed? Just let me know!

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