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
Creativity-Festivity sponsored by 4-H and the WSU Thurston County extension; weekly craft workshops for school age kids. 4-H membership not required. Photography theme tonight. 6:30 PM More information here
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).
Power Parenting Workshop at the HOCM in Olympia 6-8PM Free parenting class for parents while kids get to enjoy supervised play in the museum. Call to register (required).
May Day Celebration at Fireman’s Park in Tacoma Free, all ages celebration hosted by Puget Sound Revels Songs, dance, and flower crowns!
Tot Time at Learning Sprout Toys in Tacoma 10:30AM Class in the upstairs room; just show up and sign in on the clipboard!
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
Art after school at the Steilacoom Library 4PM Drop in and create! All supplies provided. For school age children
Super Hero Celebration at the Parkland/Spanaway Library! 4PM No registration required. Come on in and celebrate your favorite good-guy by making masks and wrist bands.
Movies at Wheelock 6PM Catch the Muppets at the Wheelock Branch of the Tacoma Public Library
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
Family Fun Day at Westfield Southcenter Mall 10AM-1 Silly stories, make and take craft for mom and more
Read with a Dog at the Puyallup Library Drop in between 3:30-4:30 to practice reading with patient listener, Dan.
Yoga for Kids at Waves Studio in Olympia 4PM for kids 4-11 with instructor, Lisa. 10.00 per child or 15.00 for parent plus child.
J is for Jellyfish Nature storytime for preschoolers at the Tacoma Nature Center Registration required.
Read with a Dog at the Puyallup Public Library Drop in and practice your reading skills with Bruiser. 3:30-4:30 Also at the Gig Harbor library today from 3:30-5; Gig Harbor listeners are certified therapy dogs, and you’re asked to reserve your 10 minute slot at the information desk.
As always, I’ll have loads more fun up Friday in the weekend list, and lots of fun posts every other day, too-including free roller skating, a May Day craft and a sneak peek at mother’s day events. You won’t want to miss any of it!
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