Get out with the kids today! Lots of fun and affordable things to with the family in Tacoma and all over.
Do note that it’s marathon day in Tacoma if you’re out and about early this morning.
May the 4th Be With You Star Wars build at Toys R Us. Free mini figure while supplies last. These do seem to have gotten more popular. 12-2
Guinness World Record Hopscotch attempt at the University of Puget Sound-Tacoma join in the attempt to set a new record for the longest hopscotch course. Art activities for the kids, barbecue, and more. 10AM-1PM. 253-879-3100. The campus isn’t huge, so I’m guessing you’ll be able to find a giant hopscotch event fairly easily.
Crafts of the Past at Fort Nisqually Each weekend, artisans demonstrate a different craft from the past. This weekend’s is leather tooling. There will be a hands-on activity for participants. Included with paid admission. We think the fort is most interesting for school age children with some interest in history. available between 11AM-5PM
Just Between Friends event in Renton Huge sale on gently used kids’ gear and duds! Jenny of the Olympia event has taken over this sale-the closest JBF event to Seattle, and she’s made it better than ever Half-off many items today.
Family Days at Meeker Mansion include pioneer games, storytelling, dress up, arts & crafts and a tour of the mansion. $10 per family; begin in the Education Building, 11am-2pm. May 3:Victorian Spring~plant seeds, paint a ladybug. 312 Spring St., Puyallup, WA
Note from SFM: One of these ^ was canceled at the last minute last year, so I’m a little leery about listing it, but it does look super fun! I’ve included all the contact info. if you want to double check before you go. If you’re nearby, it’s probably worth a chance!
w and the Budgie exhibit open for the season at the Point Defiance Zoo *Zoo admission is pricey. We suggest investing in an annual pass unless you can take advantage of free days for City of Tacoma residents. Saturday is likely to be busy. Go early if you want to feed the budgies, or you’ll find their tummies full. All day; also Sunday
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