Open playtimes at area Bounce House facilities (Pump it Up has camps this week); Playtime at area gyms;art exploration at The Children’s Museum of Tacoma **. Open playtime at Discovery Village (new Spring hours)!
Story times 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! There are also story times at Tacoma Public Libraries. I don’t list these separately due to space issues.
The Pt.Defiance Zoo is back on its regular schedule and open every day. New! Polar Bear talks every day at 12:00.
Jump n Art day camp at Pump it Up in Tacoma; This week and next For kids 4-10 from 9:30-2:30 25.00 per day Kids may attend any number of days. Snacks and crafts included.
**Spring break day camps for 3-8 year olds at the Children’s Museum of Tacoma. 9AM-12 (aftercare available) Monday-Thursday. Call for more information. Some regular museum activities are canceled this week due to the day camps. Check the site or call for more info.
Bunny Brunch at the Supermall in Auburn Free Breakfast for kids 6 and under and free coffee for parents-plus an appearance by the Easter Bunny. This event is in the food court, and you do need to register. 10AM-11AM
Airships: From Dirgibles to Blimps 1:00-2:30 for kids in grades K-5; part of the PCL libraries partnership with the Museum of Flight Drop in program Build your own airship
The Knack! Easter chick decorating 10AM-12 or while supplies last. Free; For kids 3 and up.
Robot Garage Graham Library 2PM For kids in grades 2-9; Learn about basic engineering concepts used to build robots like the Mars rover and those here at home. Free, no registration required
Family Time at the Harbor History Museum 3:45-5:00 Build and (try to) float your own boat! Have you read my post on this excellent maritime museum?
Read to a Dog Graham 6:30 Drop in and practice your reading skills with a canine pal.
11AM Story time with Leroy at the Tacoma Art Museum Free art themed stories included with admission. Try to get an Art Access Pass from your library to go for free.
Mommy and Me Fitness Class at Elev8te Fitness in Tacoma I haven’t been here or tried this, but reader Corey sent in a note that she takes her whole crew weekly and has a blast.
Stories and Strings at the Muckleshoot Library at 11 AM Stories, songs, and silliness for all ages
Art After School at the Steilacoom library 4:00 PM Free crafting for kids 6 and up
Read to a Dog Summit Library at 4:00 Drop in and practice your reading skills with a canine pal.
Fetch Club at the Parkland/Spanaway Library Science club for intermediate grade kids based on the popular PBS series Register
Luna Moms Playgroup in Puyallup Organized by Codi of Stroller Strides but open to any mom with a little one. This week’s event is at Bradley Lake at 10:30. Look for Codi to introduce yourself.
Critter Club at the Pt.Defiance zoo for 3 and 4 year olds (also on Friday). Spring time safari Preregister to save on fees and save your spot! 11AM
Beginning Science at the Tacoma Nature Center for homeschoolers and other interested 8-10 year olds. Two times available. Preregister
Giggle Works Magic Show at the Parkland/Spanaway library at 2:30 Free family performance featuring Spazzo the Great!
Read with a dog at the Puyallup Public Library 3:30-4:30 Drop in and practice your reading with mixed-breed, canine pal, Dan.
Gig Harbor Library Chess Club 6PM Instruction and game play
Nature Yoga for kids 1-6 and their grown-ups at the Tacoma Nature Center 10:30 6.00 per child; no charge for adults preregister
I’ll have lots of other events for Friday and your weekend in my big weekend list.
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