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Endangered Species Weekend at Northwest Trek! Win A Family 4 Pack Of Tickets!

Northwest Trek Tam Ride

Update: This contest is now over. Congratulations to Kyra, whose comment was chosen by a random number generator.  Many thanks to all who entered. I’ve shared your enthusiasm with our friends at Northwest Trek, and I look forward to partnering with them again in the future! Read on for the details on Endangered Species Weekend, […]

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The Pierce County Library System Teen Summer Reading Challenge

Teen reading PCL

Know teens who need to keep busy this summer? Or maybe you know some parents of teens pulling their hair out already? Share this post about the awesome, interactive summer reading challenge the Pierce County Library system has just for teens. Yep-the library has summer reading for all ages! The teen program is super cool. […]

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Free Outdoor Showing of Frozen Tomorrow At Cheney Stadium

Cheney fransiscan

I’m guessing just a, “Few,” of you know some Frozen fans.   If you’d like to Let It Go one more time, you can catch a Free, outdoor show on the grass at Cheney Stadium tomorrow night. Of course, I’ll have TONS more weekend options in my big list tomorrow morning, but I thought a […]

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Ten Great South Sound Parks With Shade!

Pierce County area parks with good shade

Need a fun place to cool off with the kids today? If a little natural air conditioning is in order, I’ve got a list of great shady parks and playgrounds! I’d love for you to share any I missed in the comments.  At the bottom of the post I also have a round up of […]

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Grand Slam Camps: Great Baseball Day Camps for South South Kids

Grand Slam pic

Looking for a baseball or softball camp for the kids this summer? Grand Slam Baseball Camps have fun sessions planned for Tacoma, Puyallup, Gig Harbor, Sumner, and more South Sound locations. I’m especially pleased to have Grand Slam back as a sponsor this year because this is a camp I can personally recommend to you. […]

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South Sound Swimming Lakes

swimming area at Lake Meridian in Kent

Ready to go for a swim  with the kids? If this heat has you ready to go jump in a lake (literally) here’s a list to hep! This round up comes from Sounds Fun Mom Facebook readers who responded to my request for their favorite South Sound lakes for swimming. If I missed a great one you […]

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South Sound Weekend Kids’ Calendar: Family Fun And Things To Do July 11th-13th!

Free festivals, free movies-it’s a weekend full of South Sound area family fun at my favorite price! New here? I hope you’ll be back. I have lists like this each weekend and lots of great stuff in between-all just for the South Sound. You might want to get my daily emails so you don’t miss […]

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Plaza Play Days in Olympia Begin Today


A quick note for Olympia area readers that today is the first Plaza Play Day Head on down to the East Bay Plaza and enjoy special science themed activities and play in the stream. Today’s activity is an edible aquifer (It’s a sundae!) Drop in between 1-4 and look for future Plaza Play Days every […]

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Ride Coupon For Kent Cornucopia Days-Plus Reader Reviews of Library Events!

Kent Cornucopia Days

If you’re one of my Kent area readers, you might want to do the carnival rides at Cornucopia Days today, so you can take advantage of the ride coupon.    It’s only good today, although the festival and the rides will be ongoing all weekend. For readers in Greater Pierce County, be sure to check […]

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Half Day For Half Price At The Point Defiance Zoo

Half day at the zoo

You can get a half day at the Point Defiance Zoo for half price on July 18th! We love the zoo here at SFM, but it is one spendy outing. I truly recommend investing in an annual pass. While it’s a good chunk of change, it pays for itself in just a couple of visits, […]

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