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Free Charlie the Noise Guy Performance And Free Books For Kids Today In Auburn

Charlie the noise guy

Auburn friends! Late notice, but if you cruise over to Lea Hill today at 11:30 you can catch a free performance by Charlie the Noise Guy (He’s great-does all kinds of imitations of everything imaginable just using his mouth and a few props-think the guy from The Police Academy movies if you’re old enough to […]

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Family Friendly Magic Show-2.00 Tickets If You Register Now!

pierce county magic show for the family august 26th

Here’s a fun family outing at an affordable price!   It’s a family friendly magic show from Pierce County Parks and Rec and Goofy Gideon coming up on August 26th at Meridian Habitat Park on the South Hill. The first part will include instruction in magic for the kids (Hey, maybe they’ll learn how to […]

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Meet Benson Hill Cooperative Preschool

Are you on the hunt for a fun and affordable preschool in the Kent or Renton area? Good news! We’re so pleased to have our friends at Benson Hill Co-op as sponsors this month, and they have spots and a deal for you, too! Their preschool offers classes for children from Birth-6 years. Their large, […]

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Beach Report: Narrows Park in Gig Harbor

Look through the telescope to see the Narrows Bridge up close.

We’re rerunning some favorite warm weather outings this week. Summer may be wrapping up, but there’s still too much of it to waste. Here’s a great South Sound beach my Tacoma and Gig Harbor area friends will want to find!  At one time, I would have called it a hidden treasure, but judging by the crowd […]

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South Sound Weekend Kids’ Calendar: Family Fun And Things To Do This Friday, Saturday, and Sunday!

Tacoma military parade this weekend

Need something to do around the South Sound this weekend? Boy, have I got you covered! 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 […]

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Milton Days Schedule 2014

Milton Days is this weekend! If you’re Looking for the Milton Days schedule, or wondering when your favorite events will be happening, I’ve got it right here! You can also find information on the Milton Days parade and events in the park in the free newspaper, the Milton-Fife-Edgewood Signal. They’re all around town. or check […]

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Day Trip: Paddling the Arboretum in Seattle


During August, we venture out of the South Sound (just a bit) to share some of our favorite day trip ideas. Whether you’re looking for ideas for your Puget Sound area, “Staycation,” or just working on squeezing in all the fun you can, we’re here to help! Today’s post takes you to the waters of […]

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Concordia Bonney Lake-Now Enrolling Preschool And Pre-K Students! Meet Them At Bonney Lake Days!

Bonney Lake preschool

We’re thrilled to have our friends at Concordia Bonney Lake Preschool returning as sponsors. They offer top notch programs taught by experienced, loving teachers right near you! They’re currently enrolling both preschoolers and Pre-K students-great news if you’ve been procrastinating a bit, or if you just haven’t found that, “Just right,” spot for your student […]

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Deal Round-Up! Four Great Offers On Indoor Play!

Does indoor fun sound good today? I’ve rounded up some great deals to kids’ play places in Tacoma, Puyallup, Sumner, and Federal Way today. Over here? Maybe I’ll be able to make something with the rest of this zucchini now that it’s not too hot to turn on the oven. Who am I kidding? We’re […]

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Register Now For The Next Lowes Build And Grow

Lowes Build And Grow

Registration just opened for the next Lowe’s Build and Grow, and currently all South Sound locations do have spots. Woot! These popular, free kids’ building workshops do require advance registration, and they fill faster all the time. The next one is August 23rd, and kids get to make a Monsters vs Alien robot. Go here […]

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