Looking for South Sound family fun? Kids’ activities in Tacoma, Puyallup, Gig Harbor, or your neck of the woods?
You’ve come to the right place! Here’s my list of fun and affordable things to do with the kids in and around the South Sound this week!
Story time is back at all area libraries! Every day this week, there are multiple events for all ages. Here is the link for Pierce County (change the date in the calendar on the left). Here is the link for the Tacoma Public Library (change the date in the calendar on the left). If you’re one of my Thurston County readers, here is the link to Timberland regional library. Use the calendar to the left to look for kids’ story times. Here is the link for my Kitsap readers, and here is the link to the King County Library System (You can search by individual library).
**Main Branch of the Tacoma Public Library scheduled to reopen at 2PM today. They’ve been dealing with unexpected delays implementing the new card catalog. I’d double check before you go!
Free day for Tacoma city residents at the Pt.Defiance Zoo Proof of in city residence, such as a utility bill, and photo i.d. required.
Spooky Story Time at the Summit Library 4-5 Gentle Halloween stories for preschool, plus a craft and snack. Costumes welcome
Community Helper Story Time at the University Place Library 10:30 Meet and greet with firefighters and their big trucks!
Creation Station at Learning Sprout Toys in Tacoma Call or check their fb page to confirm
Westfield Family Fun Day for Little Kids at Southcenter Mall 10AM 2nd level near New Hope Church; free Thanksgiving (!) themed craft and stories today
Get your fingers ready! The next free, PBS Sparks event at the Children’s Museum is November 9th. This one is Fetch themed, and it’s for children 6-10 and their families. Today is registration day-online only-beginning at noon. These have filled in Minutes, so if you want in, make a plan!
Critter Club at the Pt.Defiance Zoo Animal themed crafts, stories, and special visitors for 3 and 4 year olds. 8.00 members/ 10.00 non members. Fee does not include zoo admission. Preregister to hold your spot. 11AM Also on Friday Super Sharks this week
Read with a Dog at the Puyallup Public Library Kids can drop in and practice reading to a patient, canine listener 3:30-4:30
Chess Club is back at the Gig Harbor Library Kids in kindergarten and up are invited to drop in each week for 20 minutes of instruction and 40 minutes of game play 6-7 PM
Nature Alphabet At the Tacoma Nature Center 10:30 Nature themed story time for preschoolers V is for volcanoes today; registration and fees required
As always, I’ll have much more for your weekend up Friday morning.
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