Wondering what to do with kids around the South Puget Sound this weekend? Here’s your big list!
If you’re headed north or south, you’ll want to check out the list over at ThriftyNWmom compiled by super bargain sleuth Sia of Centsible in Seattle. If you’d rather stick to family and kids’ events around the South Puget Sound, I’ve got a whole list of them right here.
Read with a dog Drop in at the Puyallup Library between 1:00-2:00 and practice your skills with friendly lab, Coach.
Visit your area farmers’ market!
Low Tide Event at Priest Point Near Olympia
Tiptoe Through the Tidepools Low tide event at Titlow Beach from 10-1 Free Naturalists on hand
Pacific Northwest Scottish Highland Games Also on Sunday at the Expo Center in Enumclaw Tickets start at 11.00 for children over 5 and parking is another 5.00. You can get half-price event tickets after 4:00; military discount Get your kilt on!
Ethnic Fest at Wright Park 12-7 today and Sunday Music, dance, and food from around the world; kids’ zone
Michael’s Passport to Fun Crafts inspired by Brazil 11AM-2PM Mask and snake
HC MAST water weekends at Redondo-The center is open again every Saturday from 10-2. Kids can touch sea critter in the tanks and learn about other aquatic animals. See the new octopus! Free Redondo
Outdoor Cinema in Puyallup Bring your blankets to Bradley Lake Park and enjoy a showing of Legends of the Guardian Returns at dusk; Free-concessions available
Outdoor Cinema in Lacey Saturdays at dusk; concerts before the show start at 7:00. Bring your own snacks or buy concessions Tonight’s show is The Karate Kid PG Huntamer Park
Click! Mobile cinema Enjoy Megamind outdoors at Wright Park at the conclusion of Ethnic Fest. Free; show starts at dusk
Touch a Truck South Sound Center in Lacey 10:00am to 6:00pm; Kids can explore a variety of trucks and meet the pros who drive them! $5.00 admission and free for kids under 5.
If you’re a member of the military, don’t forget about the Blue Star Museum program, which gives you and your family free entry to many area museums all summer.
Low tide events at Burfoot Park and Tolmie near Olympia Free
Explore the Shore Low tide event at Owens Beach from 10:30-1:30 Free; Naturalists on hand
Salmon Bake in Steilacoom 12-4 at Sunnyside Beach Tickets 14.00 Kids’ hot dog meal is 6.00. Entertainers on hand
Emerald Downs Sunday family fun days. Auburn pony rides, face painting, KidsNClay
Waller Road Grange Community Fair and Chicken Barbecue Old-fashioned games, pet judging, horseshoes, and more. 9AM-4PM Waller Road Grange 2708 64th St. E Tacoma They don’t have a website that I can find, but if you’re in the area, you’ve probably seen signage.
Kaleb’s Groovin’ Dance Party 3PM Rainier View Park Join 8 year old Kaleb and other fun loving Sumner kiddos for a little dance fun in the park.
Several of Saturday’s events also continue today.
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