Here are my picks for fun this week! Don’t see something that will appeal to your crowd? Use the menu bar or search the archives for more. You’re also welcome to leave a comment here or via firstname.lastname@example.org. I love to help my readers!
Open playtimes at area Bounce House facilities. Playtime at area gyms; bubble time and art exploration at The Children’s Museum of Tacoma. Open playtime at Discovery Village; Cinderella performances at Mane Stage in Sumner.
Story times have resumed at Pierce County Libraries. Every library has multiple story time events this week. Select the date you want on the calendar and find a story session at a library near you! Note that other PCL library links in this post are pdf flyers. New: Story times are also back in session at Tacoma Public Libraries. Scroll down to find the date of interest. I don’t list these separately due to space issues.
Momtopia Event at the Super Mall at 10:00 Free event for kids 6 and under and their parents. Near the soft play area by the aviation court. Valentines theme with free crafts.
Star Party at the Puyallup Public Library Make stomp rockets and do some star gazing (weather permitting). Read my post here. Free, all ages event
It’s 1.00 day at the Starplex in Federal Way. Catch Despicable Me, Legend of the Guardians or Mega Mind.
Fetch Club at the South Hill library 4:00 PM For kids in 3rd-5th grade Science activities based around the popular PBS series. Two spots left!
Read to a Dog 6:30 at the Graham library Kids of all ages and abilities can practice their reading skills while a therapy dog in training listens patiently.
Spanish/English storytime at the Puyallup Public Library at 6:30
Do Something Healthy event with gold medalist Shaun White Health fair with booths and screenings; program and raffle. No autographs. There will be a drawing and 50 winning children will get an autograph. 10.00 for adults; 3.oo for children Evening event from 5:30-8:00.
Wee Ones Weekly 9:30-11:00-Special program for toddlers and preschoolers at The Children’s Museum of Tacoma. 7.00 per child plus museum admission (get the play pass from your library to score free admission). This event is also on Wednesdays.
Gaming for Kids and Families at the South Hill library Drop in anytime between 1-3 For kids 6-12; stay to help kids who need assistance.
Read to a Dog 4:00 Summit Library
Make a Valentine at 4:00 at the Parkland/Spanaway Library Just show up and make fancy creations for your valentine!
Fetch Club Parkland/Spanaway 4:00 3 Spots Left!
Luna Moms Playgroup Moms of babies and toddlers and their little ones. Organized by Codi of Stroller Strides, but open to any mom. Free 10:30 If you’re looking to connect with other moms, I think this is a great opportunity. Tell Codi I sent you!
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Intermediate Science at the Tacoma Nature Center at Snake Lake Two different times today; designed for home schooled children 10-12 years old.
Read with a dog at the Puyallup Public Library anytime between 3:30-4:30
Valentine Origami at Steilacoom 4:00 Requires registration-Think fast if you’re interested; this has filled before I could even list it at other libraries.
Gig Harbor Library Chess Club 6PM Kids in grades K-6 enjoy 20 minutes of instruction and half an hour of game play
Bonney Lake library used book sale begins at 10AM and goes through Saturday
Story times at Puyallup Public Library. Preschool time at 10:00; Toddlers at 11:15
Nature Discovery Hour 10:30 Special time for children 2-7 to explore the new Discovery Pond at the Tacoma Nature Center. 3.00 per child; no charge for adults
Nature Story Time at the Tacoma Nature Center L is for Lizards 1:30-2:30 6.00 per child; for children in preschool and pre-K; Registration required; adult participation needed for those 4 and under.
Valentine’s Activity at the Children’s Museum of Tacoma Include with admission (try to score a Play Pass from your library). All day This activity is available through the 14th.
As always, I’ll have more Friday events and ideas for your Saturday and Sunday in your weekend wrap-up. It’s going to be a good one!
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