Looking for something fun to do with the kids this weekend in Tacoma, Auburn, Lakewood, Olympia, or another South Sound spot? You’ve come to the right spot for a whole list of affordable South Sound fun for kids and families this weekend.
Don’t forget to check my list of pumpkin patches and corn mazes, for still more seasonal fun!
Super (Community) Heroes at Story Time. Puyallup Public Library hosts members of the police department for this special, preschool story time. 10-11
Nature Numbers At the STAR Center in South Tacoma 10:30 Nature themed math lessons and fun for preschoolers 3-6. Registration and fees required.3 in a Tree Today
Read with a dog at the Puyallup Public Library Kids can drop in and practice their reading with a patient, canine listener 1-2
Harvest Festival at the Portland Avenue Community Center Activities from 5-7; movie 7-9 Event rotates around Tacoma community centers this month
St.Matthew’s Church in Brown’s Point presents a, “Dinner With Dinosaurs,” Dinner, followed by a talk by dinosaur experts and artifacts. Childcare available. All free! Dinner begins at 5:30
Nickelodeon Activity Day at Toys R Us stores Sponge Bob and Ninja Turtle activities 12-2 I always suggest calling your local store first to confirm participation.
South King County
Cedar River Salmon Migration More on salmon watching coming in a post next week!
StoryTime at Southcenter/Tukwila Barnes and Noble 11AM Every Saturday in the children’s section
Nordic Festival at Edgemont Junior High in Edgewood. Celebration of Scandinavian culture with food and crafts for sale, plus free entertainment and an exhibit of Viking life
Tacoma/Greater Pierce County
Zaniac Comedy Show at the Milton/Edgewood Library at 2PM Magician/stunt man Alex Zerbe puts on a free show for the whole family
Cider Squeeze at the Meeker Mansion Buy apples there and use the presses to make your own cider
Orting Pumpkin Fest 10AM-6PM entertainment, bounce houses, pumpkin themed costume parade at 12; variety of food and pumpkin items for sale
Lego! my Library at the Puyallup Public Library 11AM Build creations inspired by stories. New club. No registration required; for kids 3-8
Read with a dog at the Puyallup Public Library 2PM Kids can drop in to practice their reading skills with a patient, canine listener
All Bethel Community Day Emergency vehicles, face painting, bounce houses, entertainment, health checks Free! Food items for sale
Free nature walks in Tacoma parks with Nature Center staff Two different walks today
Horrogami at the Steilacoom Library at 1PM Halloween themed paper folding *Probably better for older children
2.00 movies at the Galaxy in Gig Harbor
cheap, Saturday movies are back all fall A benefit for the Jaycox Benevolence fund Doors open at 9:30 Every Saturday It’s American Tale today.
Recess Monkey performs on Fox Island The popular kindie rockers will play at the Nichols Community Center at 4 Use link to purchase required tickets for a very reasonable 8.00. Proceeds go to the playground fund
All Hallows Halloween celebration at Volunteer Park on the Key Peninsula
6-8PM Haunted hayride, flashlight hunt, smores, and more
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Fetch Club at the Dupont Library Science themed club for kids 6 and up based on the popular, PBS show. No registration required at this location. 1PM
Make a natural lip balm at LOTT Wet Center Every Saturday the center is open with free, themed activities for the family. This one is designed for kids 11 and up. Lecture on toxins in hair care and personal products; how to read labels; lip balm making 1-2 Link opens large pdf.
Saturday Story time at the Olympia Barnes and Noble 1PM Ongoing event
Sausage Fest at Gull Harbor Lutheran Bavarian themed dinner and goodies
Apple Festival at Lattin’s Cider Mill (Ongoing event).
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