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!
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St.Patrick’s Day Run Tacoma 10K, 5K, and 1K for kids. You can register day of, at the packet pick-up site but don’t expect a shirt.
St.Patrick’s Day parade in Pacific. That’s right, Pacific-don’t go to Sumner this year. All the scoop here.
City of Dupont’s Shamrock Family Run,Walk, and Roll easy, two mile, paved course. Participants get to pop a balloon at the end for a chance to win prizes. Live music. Max 25.00 per family or 5.00 kids/8.00 adults
Shamrock Planting “Pots of Gold,” Kids’ Thyme class in Sumner at Windmill Gardens. 10.00 Registration and payment required in advance.
St.Patrick’s Day play at Learning Sprout Toys in Tacoma 10AM-2 rainbow crafts and leprechaun hat making; backdrop for festive photos
Click! Family Flick! Free movie at the Grand in Tacoma. It’s the Original Muppet Movie. Doors open at 9:30; show at 10
St.Patrick’s Day Party at Discovery Village in Gig Harbor 11AM-12 12.00 non members/4.00 members/accompanying adults free; all kinds of green crafting and play! Tell ’em I sent you.
Kids’ Concerts with the Tacoma Philharmonic at Theater on the Square in downton Tacoma 10AM or 11:30 Short shows specially designed for young children. Sea songs this week. Tickets are 8.50
PreSeason Party at Cheney Stadium Calling all Rainiers’ fans! Free tours, face painting, hot dogs and soda. 11AM-2PM
St.Patrick’s Day at the Point Defiance Zoo Watch the animals enjoy St.Patrick’s Day themed treats and enrichment activities. Free with admission
Say, “Lucky Duck,” at Northwest Trek and get 4.00 off general admission for all ages. May not be used with the discount for Pierce County residents or other offers.
Summit Garden Club Kids 6 and up are invited to join a Master Gardener at the Summit Branch of the Pierce County Library for garden club. 1-3PM Free; Garden projects completed at each meeting; dress to be outdoors and get dirty.
Casting call: Kids 8-12 are invited to audition for parts in a video for the Rodney Goes Green Campaign 12-4 at the Boys and Girls Club Henry T Schatz branch
Water Weekends with HCC Mast at Redondo Every Saturday visit the center for free and get up close with sea critters in their touch tanks.
Visit the LOTT Wet science center in Olympia
Enjoy free admission the Washington State Parks-no Discover WA pass needed! Monday also. Note that this is only to state parks-not other land or national parks. Also, if you go on Friday or Saturday, you’ll have to pay. I had this wrong earlier, so update your park loving peeps, won’t you?
Story time at the Harbor History Museum in Gig Harbor 2PM Admission to the lobby for story time is free. Regular rates for the rest of the museum (they’re very reasonable). This is your last chance to see the, “Going Places,” exhibit.
Lego Building Club at the main branch of the Tacoma Public Library 1:30 Kids 5 and up are invited to drop in and use the library’s Legos. Themes provided for inspiration, or come up with your own creations.
More good news….I spoke to the Department of Fish and Wildlife this morning, and the change allowing you to move a Discover WA pass between two cars should be signed into law in the next couple of weeks.
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