The Weekend List: South Sound Fun for Kids and Families for January 11th-13th!

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Looking for affordable holiday fun with the kids this weekend in Tacoma, Auburn, Lakewood, Olympia, or another South Sound spot?  You’ve come to the right place for a whole list of affordable South Sound fun for kids and families this weekend.

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 fun Seattle happenings this week!

Indoor Play Options See My Lists of

Weekend Events and Fun by Area

Saturday

All Over

Lowes Build and Grow. It’s a, “Mystery Box,” today. Advance registration required for these popular, free programs. Your store full? You may want to register for the next one now!

South King County

Water Weekends are back at the HC Mast Center at Redondo Every Saturday, check out sea creatures and enjoy the touch tanks. Free!

 Story time at the Southcenter Barnes and Noble 11AM Ongoing event, but it’s never a bad idea to call to confirm.

Classic Kids’ Movies in Auburn Catch American Tail at the Auburn Avenue Theater for just 3.00

Tacoma/Puyallup/South Hill/ Greater Pierce County

Family story time at the Wheelock Library 10:30

Lego my Library at the Puyallup Public Library Free, drop-in event 11-11:45  Come do some Lego!

Western Washington All Breed Dog Show at the Puyallup fair grounds  Free admission!

Valentines for Vets  Through January 26th, stop in at Tacoma Public Library branches to make a valentine for a local veteran.

Get Geeky at the Lakewood Library Activities for kids 7 and up and a grown-up. Building/Experiment type projects based on the popular, “Geek Dad,” series. Registration is required. 1PM

Preschool story time at the STAR Center at South Tacoma   Presented by the Tacoma Public Library

Pier Peer at the Foss Waterway Seaport  Registration requested.  Night time event for kids 8 and up to find and observe sea critters.

Olympia/Lacey/Dupont Area

Kids 9 and up can try a Free acting class at the Dupont Community Center at 10:30  Tell Melissa SFM sent ‘ya! Thanks!

Get Geeky at the Lakewood Library Activities for kids 7 and up and a grown-up. Building/Experiment type projects based on the popular, “Geek Dad,” series. Registration is required. 1PM

Preschool story time at the STAR Center at South Tacoma   Presented by the Tacoma Public Library

Undersea Crafts The LOTT Wet Center in Olympia PDF of winter offerings . Free

Fetch With Ruff Ruffman at the Dupont Library Science club based on the popular PBS series. Ages 6 and up at this location. Registration is required. 1PM

Sunday

Drop n Play Seahawks Sunday   The geniuses at Discovery Village in Gig Harbor will watch kiddos 3-6 and provide play, snack, art, and games for 25.00, while you enjoy the game! Go Hawks!

I’ll try to round-up some other Sunday fun, but I have a feeling a few of you will be watching the big game. Woot!

Btw, if You come here mainly for the weekend list, you might have missed some other good stuff this week.

Be sure you’ve checked out: Discounts on Phineas and Ferb Live!, A rare Groupon to the Seattle Aquarium (look in the sidebar), and a chance to win Pinocchio tickets (I’m announcing the winner later today)!

 

As always, if you know something great I missed, just let me know!

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