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
Block Play at the Fife Library at 10AM Also at Sumner at 4 Free, drop in programs for kiddos 3-7 promote important pre literacy skills
Weekly Car Seat Inspections at Mary Bridge Link has info. on other dates/times
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 at the South Hill Library 3-5 PM Free, no registration required. Crafts and activities celebrate the beloved, wacky Amelia Bedelia
Read to a Dog at the Summit Library at 4PM Kids can practice their reading skills with a patient, canine listener
Creatures of the Deep Local diver and photographer presents a free slide show at the LOTT Wet Science Center in Olympia 7PM You’re asked to register
Tot Time at Learning Sprout Toys in Tacoma Always a good idea to confirm first
Discounted Admission continues at Fort Nisqually Last two days for this
Musical Story Time at the Olympia Library Call to check on space availability 10:30 Special event for babies through 3 year olds with Olympia Family Theater
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
Lego Madness at the South Hill Library 2-4pm Or Hit Lego Builders’ Club at the Lakewood Library from 1-3 free, drop in events. Parents are asked to assist very young children
Free Day at the Point Defiance Zoo for Tacoma City Rsidents Proof of residence and photo i.d. required. Thanks, Kayla, for the reiminder!
Late Play Date at the White River Valley Museum in Auburn 6-8PM FREE Evening of activities and crafts perfect for kids 3-12
Espresso Drama Youth Theater and the Orting Opportunity Center, present: Law and Order: Nursery Rhymes Unit at the UMC stage. A humorous, children’s production 7PM
As always, I’ll have plenty more fun coming your way in your weekend list!
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