Here are my favorite finds for the week ahead!
The bouncy house list and the indoor playground list are all updated. You can find both, plus South Sound malls with play areas, under Rainy Day Play. For library story times, see the list below.
Story time links:
- Pierce County.
- Tacoma Public Library
- Timberland regional library (Thurston County)
- Kitsap Regional Library
- King County Library System
- Puyallup Public Library
Science Classes for Home Schoolers and other children resume at the Nature Center at Snake Lake
Free day at Washington State Parks-no Discover WA Pass needed. Be sure to read my post here for changes to the pass coming soon.
Open House at Midland Co-operative Preschool in Summit Midland has unique programs for children as young as 2. Check ’em out between 10:oo-11:30. Bring the kids! They can play while you meet the teachers and check out the classroom.
Tween Scene at the Tacoma Public Library 6:30 Just for kids in grades 3-6 Come in and make a monster sock puppet tonight.Olympic Room at the Main Library
Car seat checks at Mary Bridge Link has info on other dates and locations.
Creative Movement Dance for Kids at 9:30 with Zumba for parents next door in Lakewood with Aimee and Darlene and Studio 138. Kids class at their neighbor, Freedom Dance Center
Mommy and Me Crafts at the Ben Franklin in Bonney Lake Moms and preschool age (and younger) children are invited for crafts and social time. 5.00
It’s 1.00 day at the Starplex in Federal Way (tickets are just 2.00 other days).
Read With a Dog at the Graham Library Drop in and practice your skills with a patient canine listener 6:30
Tot Time at Learning Sprout Toys in Tacoma call or check their fb page for details
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
Free day for Tacoma residents at the Pt.Defiance Zoo Bring proof of residency, such as a utility bill and a photo i.d. Must reside in the city limits.
Early release movie at the University Library 1:30 Kid suitable title to celebrate your early release day
Fetch Club at the South Hill Library Science club for 3rd-5th graders based on the popular PBS series. Registration required. Two times: 2-3 (Registration Required) or4-5 (Registration Required) Also in Fife today at 4 (Registration Required).
Read With a Dog at the Summit Library Drop in and practice your skills with a patient canine listener 4PM
Juice and Jammies Wednesday at Barnes and Noble in Olympia 7PM
Creation Station at Learning Sprout Toys in Tacoma Call or check their fb page to confirm
Fetch Club Tween Time New version of the science club based on the PBS series. This one is at the Orting library for kids 9-12, and is a drop-in program-no registration needed. 3:30-5
Read with a Dog at the Puyallup Public Library 3:30 It’s Dan today. Drop in and practice your skills with a patient, canine listener.
Chess Club is back at the Gig Harbor Library 6-7 PM for ages K-8
Hunger Games Party at the Garfield Book Store at PLU I’ll let you decide who this is for…teens? You?? 6PM Games, food, drink, prizes. Enter to win tickets to the midnight premiere.
Friends of the Lakewood Library Used Book Sale 10AM-4:30 Also on Saturday. The library says they have quite a lot of materials for children and home schoolers. You might consider joining the Friends of the Library if you’d like to get in on pre-sale days for members only.
As usual, I’ll have a big list of weekend fun up Friday (Celtic Fair, Princesses, and a Frog Fest-just to give you a hint), and new posts every day in between!
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