Looking for affordable holiday fun with the kids this weekend in Tacoma, Auburn, Lakewood, Olympia, or another South Sound spot? You’ve come to the right place for a whole list of affordable South Sound fun for kids and families this weekend.
Winter Crafts at the Gig Harbor Library 10:30- all ages Snowflakes and bird feeders today!
Parent’s Night Out at the Children’s Museum of Tacoma 6-9PM Registration and fees required
Free Friday Night at the Hands-on Children’s Museum in Olympia Have you been yet? Read our reader mom review.
Kids’ Night Out at the Frog n Kiwi in University Place with Bricks for Kidz Drop kids 5-13 off to enjoy supervised Lego fun! Registration and fees required. Tell ’em you saw it on SFM!
Free Kids’ Workshop at the Home Depot Arrive early for these popular, free programs. It’s a bird house!
South King County
Tacoma/Puyallup/South Hill/ Greater Pierce County
Lego my Library at the Puyallup Public Library Free, drop-in event 11-11:45 Come do some Lego!
Block Play at the South Hill Library from 10-11 Free, drop in event for kids 3-7
Valentines for Vets Through January 26th, stop in at Tacoma Public Library branches to make a valentine for a local veteran.
Northwest High School Honor Band performs at PLU. Free. A good opportunity for an older child with an interest in band. 5-6 and 6:30-7:30
Gig Harbor Area
Boy Scout Tree Recycling Event 9AM-1PM Bring trees to 8002 Dorotich Fundraiser for the Boy Scouts, so it’s nice to give a donation
First Saturday Art Walk I haven’t done this with kids. If you have, let us know how family suitable you found it!
Movie Night at Discovery Village Tell our friends you saw it on SFM!
You might also enjoy the Kitsap Macaroni Kid for family adventures in the greater Kitsap area. Diane puts out a weekly newsletter.
Story Time at Lacey Cabelas 11AM Outdoor themed stories in the walled tent area. Adult must also attend.
Virtual Sea Life Tour The LOTT Wet Center in Olympia will be doing sea star prints all day with a “virtual tour,” via slides of sea life and the sea floor at 2. Free
Pier Peer at the Boston Harbor Marina The first Saturday of the month, join volunteers and naturalists to see sea critters at night at this Olympia area marina. 10.00 adult/kids free. Registration required. 8PM
Well, Sunday is looking a little skimpy, isn’t it? I’ll see if I can round up some ideas for you. Naturally, I’ll have your best bets for the week ahead up, so you can always cozy up to the computer and plan your next adventure.
As always, if you know something great I missed, just let me know!
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