Here’s your weekend list! Headed to Seattle or one of our other neighbors? Check out the big list over at ThriftyNWmom compiled by super bargain sleuth Sia of Centsible in Seattle. If you prefer to stay local, read on for the best of South Sound fun.
Note: HC Mast at Redondo is Closed Again this weekend for repair.
Heavier than Air Theater presents Tom Sawyer Tickets are 10.00 Recommended for kids 8 and up. Various show times this weekend and next.
State Fair at the Sumner Mane Stage (last weekend).
Norman Rockwell exhibit at the Tacoma Art Museum. On a budget? Wait until a 3rd Thursday to go for free or try to score an Art Access pass from your library.
It’s the Last Weekend for sledding and snow shoeing at Paradise.
Story times at Puyallup Public Library. Preschool time at 10:00; Toddlers at 11:15
Nature Yoga at the Tacoma Nature Center for kids up to 6 and their grown ups. 10:30
.25 Admission to the Children’s Museum of Tacoma Celebrate the museum’s birthday on the 25th of each month with entry for a quarter and special birthday activities.
Read to a dog at the Puyallup Public Library Kids can drop in anytime between 3:30-4:30 and practice their skills with a canine friend. Scarlett the French mastiff is up toda
Lowes Build and Grow It’s a Fortune Teller 10AM Register in advance for these popular, free kids’ building events.
Spring Break Tropical Party at the Pt.Defiance Zoo Watch the sharks and fish devour special treats and participate in other activities around the zoo. The highlight is the chance to put your kid in a sea star costume (bring your camera). Included with admission. Also on Sunday
Stellaluna Puppetry performance in Tacoma; Tickets are really pricey, but nearly sold out. I’ll let you decide if it’s worth it.
Sumner Library Used Book Sale 10-4 Bag a bargain and help the library.
Graham-Frontier Park Yard Sale 9-3 It’s the start of bargain hunting season! The Magnificent Mutt Show starts at 10:00. Daffodil Princesses will be on hand during the mutt show.
Lego Racers Event at select Borders 2PM Check your store to verify participation. The store locator is a tiny, maroon link at the top of the page.
The Wet Science Center in Olympia offers free family activities every Saturday. This week’s theme is, “Stop the Drip.” Kids play a game to learn about water conservation and get to take home a book cover, stickers, and shower timer. This link is to a large pdf file. The home page is here.
Father/Daughter night at the Hands on Children’s Museum in Olympia Call to register and get more information. 35.00 per father/daughter pair
Spring Break Tropical Party at the Pt.Defiance Zoo Watch the sharks and fish devour special treats and participate in other activities around the zoo. The highlight is the chance to put your kid in a sea star costume (bring your camera). Included with admission. Sunday only, the Daffodil Princesses will be on hand at the zoo entrance and also helping with activities.
The Knack free family event at Michael’s stores. Bottle cap creations. 1-3 or while supplies last (I’d go early).
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