Here are my picks for South Sound weekday fun for the week of June 27th. Know something great I missed? Want my help finding something else? Let me know!
Ongoing Summer Activities
Free summer reading programs at all area libraries. Kids keep track of time spent reading (or being read to) and earn prizes! All libraries offer tons of free events in conjunction with these programs. I include some of these in my weekly list, but not all of them due to space restrictions.
Spraygrounds in many areas are open.
Free Playground Programs at a park near you *Just scroll one down for that post!
The 6th avenue Farmer’s Market has opened for the season. Get your fresh on every Tuesday!
Make it; Take it Event at Michael’s It’s a lei and other Hawaiian themed crafts-part of their Passport to Fun program 11AM-2PM Free
Car seat safety checks Free weekly check at Mary Bridge in Tacoma. Link has contact info. for fire stations and other sites for seat inspections.
It’s 1.00 day at the Starplex in Federal Way (tickets are just 2.00 other days). See link above for more 1.00 movies this summer.
Mom and baby class at Good Samaritan Two class times for moms and babies 0-12 months 3.00
Free children’s concerts Every Tuesday evening in Lacey at Huntamer Park. It’s Leapin Louie’s Cowboy Comedy Show tonight.
Whoope It’s Wednesday program at the Foss Waterway Seaport Program for parents and children ages 7-19 12-2 12.00 for one adult and up to 3 children. Read more in my post here.
Lego Kids’ Building Club Drop in program at Moore library at 1PM for ages 5 and up Make sure to sign your kids up for the library summer reading program while you’re there. Did you know Tacoma has one for adults too?
Oh! The Places You’ll Go 3PM Swasey Free summer reading program event; hear the Dr.Seuss classic and make road signs
Passport to Fun Make it Take it Event at Michael’s It’s a moose and maple leaf from Canada 11-2
Read with a Doggie Friend at the Puyallup Public Library Drop in between 2:00-3:00 to read with a patient canine listener. Be sure to sign up for the summer reading program while you’re there (hint: Puyallup and Tacoma have reading programs for grown-ups).
Free Market Play Day at the Children’s Museum of Tacoma Enjoy free admission every Thursday in June, July, and August
Story time and Craft at Tacoma Public Libraries: It’s Pet Rock Day Various times Registration required
Comedian Bill Robinson performs kid friendly comedy and clowning routine at the Wheelock library at 11:00AM Registration required
Family Fun Time at the Harbor History Museum in Gig Harbor 10:30AM Fireworks themed arts and crafts Free for members or admission + 1.00 Wear Painting Clothes
Animated retelling of John, Paul, George, and Ben, and Independent Tom at the Puyallup Public Library A fun look at the founding fathers A free event as part of the summer reading program All ages 3:00PM
Free First Friday at the Children’s Museum in Tacoma
Play Tacoma Free Family play nights at Tacoma Parks from 5-8PM This evening’s is at Jefferson Park and features obstacle courses, relay races, and more!
Luna Moms Playgroup in Puyallup Organized by Codi of Stroller Strides but open to any mom with a little one. Want to list your group? Just give me a holler.
I have a special holiday edition of your weekend list coming this Friday, as well as a whole slate of great posts planned for this week, so I hope you’ll stop by often!
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