Here it is….a great big list of weekend fun for kids in Puyallup, Tacoma, Gig Harbor, Olympia, Sumner, Fife, and Your area of the South Puget Sound! There are a lot of holiday happenings to wade through, so if you need my help, just click on that Contact button in the top, and I’ll be glad to lend a hand.
Ongoing-See my holiday events list for ice skating in Tacoma, Zoolights and Fantasy Lights,and other holiday fare. There are Many Nutcracker performances this weekend, and I’ve added some other local theater options. Head here for the list of times when Santa will be by on a fire truck near you.
Mega Brands Sale continues in Fife (last day Saturday)
Stuffed Animal Sleepover Drop your stuffed friend off tonight; return to pick him up and hear a special story Saturday-Animals can be dropped off at the children’s desk; the story time is Saturday at 11AM main branch of the Tacoma Library
Ugly Sweater Party at Max Muscle South Hill Fundraiser for the food bank; dancing, kids’ activities
Free movies at the Grand. It’s Elf! Movie at 10; limited to first 100
Lowes Build and Grow It’s a train car! Advance registration required for these popular, free programs
Discovery Village in Gig Harbor is turning one! Special activities and one lucky kiddo will win a year’s membership!
Kids’ Club at the Harbor History Museum 1-3PM Old-fashioned ornament making
Santa Runs Tacoma Fun run; kids’ run; day-of registration still available; fees
Santa will be at preschool playtime at the indoor playground in Auburn
Scholastic Books Warehouse Sale continues in Auburn and Olympia
Puppets Please! Free, holiday themed marionette show at Parkland/Spanaway, Summit, Lakewood, and University Place-various times. Headed to other libraries in the coming days.
Michael’s Passport to Imagination Crafts inspired by holiday traditions around the world; Two different sessions today-Duck Tape luggage tags from 10-12; poinsettia cards from 12-2; Inspired by the culture of Mexico
Stories and Art at the Tacoma Public Library Scroll down for these events. This Saturday’s activity is an interactive telling of Mr.Scrooge and the Hidden House 2PM at South Tacoma; 11AM at Fern Hill Free, drop-in events for children and families
Sumner Library hosts holiday stories from the Fireside League at 3PM; refreshments served
Candlelight Christmas in Gig Harbor Hayrides with Santa; decorated store fronts; lighted boat parade at 5PM
Parents’ Night out at the HOCM in Olympia; fees; register
Children’s Christmas Pageant at Celebration Lutheran in Puyallup 2PM-way, way, waaaay off Broadway production of the Charlie Brown Christmas show.
Last Sunday to see Scuba Santa at Zoolights
Know something great I missed? Just let me know! As always, I’ll have Monday-Friday ideas up later in the weekend! If you’re new here (or you just haven’t gotten around to it), I’d love to have you join us on the Facebook page, or use one of the buttons in the top right to subscribe to my reader or emails.