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Playground Report: The New Playground at Pioneer Park in Downtown Puyallup

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Here’s a quick report on the new playground at Pioneer Park by the library in Downtown Puyallup. The highlights include two play structures, some fun music and literacy components, and two slides that are literally the biggest slides I’ve ever seen at a playground. I heard more than one kid say, “Whoah!” I also heard […]

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South Sound Weekend Kids’ Calendar: Family Fun And Things To Do August 1st-3rd!

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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Blueberry Picking at Charlotte’s Blueberry Park in Tacoma

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Update-Want to go on a u pick berry adventure with your kiddos? I have to confess we haven’t made it to Charlotte’s yet this summer, but my Twitter peeps tell me they are finding ripe berries! If you’ve never heard of this spot-where you can get free, chemical free blueberries, read on for all the […]

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South Puget Sound School Supply Donation Drives And Give Aways

Puyallup Cares

Looking for a South Sound location to donate school supplies? Or maybe you could use a hand yourself? Those lists definitely seem to get longer every year! Here is a round-up of area businesses and events in Pierce and South King County where you can donate school supplies, as well as places you might be […]

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Register For MakerFest! A Great Free Event For Creative Families!

I’m so excited to tell you about a great way to celebrate creativity and imagination. It’s the 2nd annual MakerFest coming to Lakewood, August 9th! It’s a FREE, all ages event, and it would be a super fun activity to do as a family. Register and show off your creation! What can you make? Suggested […]

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Register Now For The Next Lowe’s Build And Grow

monsters vs aliens Lowes Build and Grow

Registration just opened for the next Lowes Build and Grow! These popular, free kids’ building events do require registration, and they fill fast. This one is a Monsters vs. Aliens trolley on August 9th, , and as of now there are spots at all South Puget Sound area stores. Go here to sign up! 

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South Sound Sunday Family Events And Activities

Looking for something to do with kids around Puyallup, Tacoma, Gig Harbor, Olympia, or Renton today? You’re in luck! I’ve got a whole list of family events below. If your priority is keeping cool, I can help with that, too! Head here for my Beat the Heat round-up, with lists of swimming lakes, shady parks, […]

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South Sound Weekend Kids’ Calendar: Family Fun And Things To Do July 25th-27th

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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A Kid Friendly Guide To Mt.Rainier

Child Friendly Activities At Mt.Rainier

Thinking of taking kids on a day trip to Mt.Rainier? I’m here to help, with family friendly hikes and know-before-you-go tips if it’s your first time taking the family to Mt.Rainier. First, because I get a lot of folks here at SFM who are new to the area (Weclcome!) , I’m going to help you […]

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Rainy Day Round UP-A Dozen Fun Ideas For Today!

Job Carr story time

Well, this looks like a cozy kind of day! If you didn’t make it to a 1.00 movie, here are a few other fun indoor, play options for kids today. There is a special story and craft time at the Job Carr Museum in Old Town Tacoma today and every Wednesday. It’s a 1PM and […]

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