Need kids’ activities in Tacoma, Puyallup, Gig Harbor, or your neck of the woods?
Affordable fun for your South Sound family, or just a dry place to play?
You’ve come to the right place! Here’s my list of fun and affordable things to do with the kids in and around the South Sound this week!
Ongoing: Story time is back at all area libraries! Every day this week, there are multiple events for all ages. Here is the link for Pierce County (change the date in the calendar on the left). Here is the link for the Tacoma Public Library (change the date in the calendar on the left). If you’re one of my Thurston County readers, here is the link to Timberland regional library. Use the calendar to the left to look for kids’ story times. Here is the link for my Kitsap readers, and here is the link to the King County Library System (You can search by individual library).
Indoor Play Options See My Lists of
- bounce house places,
- indoor playgrounds
- malls with soft play sections
- Don’t forget right now, you can get half-off at Odyssey One!
Other Weekday Events and Fun
Discovery Village in Gig Harbor hosts mid week break camps for young children this week. Call to check on availability
Weekly Car Seat Inspections at Mary Bridge Link has info. on other dates/times
Special winter Tuesday opening at the Point Defiance Zoo and Aquarium Zoo admission is pricey. SFM recommends investing in an annual pass if you can swing it.
It’s 1.00 day at the Starplex in Federal Way! Tickets are just 2.00 other days. Small upcharge for 3D Choices include Wreck it Ralph and Hotel Transylvania
Happy Birthday, Amelia Bedelia! Parkland Spanaway at 4PM Free, drop in celebration with games and crafts inspired by the loveable Amelia Bedelia Will rotate among several area libraries, if you can’t make this one.
Read to a Dog at the Graham Library at 6:30-7:30 Kids can practice their reading skills with a patient, canine listener
Tot Time at Learning Sprout Toys in Tacoma Always a good idea to confirm first
Special winter Wednesday opening at the Point Defiance Zoo and Aquarium Zoo admission is pricey. SFM recommends investing in an annual pass if you can swing it.
Up, UP, and Away at the Kent Library science program explores principles of balloon flight and more. Pick up free tickets an hour before the show. Show time is 1PM
It’s Free Day at the White River Valley Museum in Auburn(Admission is just 2.00/1.00 other days). Small, but kid friendly
Read to a Dog at the Sumner or Summit Library at 4PM Kids can practice their reading skills with a patient, canine listener
Fetch With Ruff Ruffman at the South Hill Library Science club for kids in 3rd-5th grade based on the popular PBS series. Two different times at this location. Registration required. Also in Fife at 1:30 today. No registration needed in Fife.
It’s a Third Thursday. Enjoy free admission and extended hours at the major museums in downtown Tacoma
Opening Night of the Olympia School District Players Production: Is There Life After High School? Performers are school district employees. Musical is a humorous look at high school with Barry Manilow songs. Proceeds benefit the foundation.
Moms Club of Dupont Birthday Party 7th Anniversary Party 4-6PM Guest House Inn 1609 McNeil Street Dupont, WA 98327 carnival games, crafts, and raffles. Fun for moms and kids. Open to moms from Steilacoom, Dupont, or JBLM. Just show up!
I know Friday is looking slow now, but I promise there is lots of fun in store! As always, I’ll have a whole list of ideas up Friday morning.
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