Need kids’ activities in Tacoma, Puyallup, Gig Harbor, or your neck of the woods?
Affordable fun for your South Sound family, or just a dry place to play?
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!
Ongoing: 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).
Indoor Play Options See My Lists of
- bounce house places,
- indoor playgrounds
- malls with soft play sections
- Don’t forget right now, you can get half-off at Odyssey One!
Other Weekday Events and Fun
Play Date Skate at Rollin’ 253 in Tacoma 10.00 covers the whole family! 9:30-11:30 Be sure to check the link for info. on dollar nights and other great deals!
Play to Learn at the South Hill Library at 1:30 collaborative program with the Children’s museum for parents and caregivers and kids 6 and under
Weekly Car Seat Inspections at Mary Bridge Link has info. on other dates/times
It’s 1.00 day at the Starplex in Federal Way! Tickets are just 2.00 other days. Small upcharge for 3D
Read to a Dog at the Summit Library at 4 or at the Graham Library at 6:30-7:30 Kids can practice their reading skills with a patient, canine listener
Power Parenting Workshop at the Hands-on Children’s Museum Free, evening workshop. Childcare provided. Registration required.
Play to Learn at the Parkland/Spanaway Library at 10AM or Graham at 1:30
Story time at the Seymour Conservatory in Wright Park Science/Nature themed stories and activities 11AM 3.00 admission this month, as there is a special, grand floral display in progress
Tot Time at Learning Sprout Toys in Tacoma Always a good idea to confirm first
Fetch with Ruff Ruffman at the Gig Harbor Library 4PM Science based club for kids in grades 3-5 based on the popular PBS series Registration required
Happy Valentine’s Day! I heart you all, big time!
Family Fun Day at the Westfield Southcenter Mall 10AM Valentine’s Themed stories and crafts
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 It’s Furry Foxes this week. Also Friday
Fetch with Ruff Ruffman at the Orting Library 3:30PM Science based club based on the popular PBS series; no registration required at this location.
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 It’s Furry Foxes this week.
Straws and Connectors Open Build at the Summit Library 3:30-5:30 Drop in building time for kiddos 3 and up. Parents should accompany kids 7 and under.
Nature Alphabet at the Tacoma Nature Center Nature themed story time for preschoolers Registration and fees required A is for amphibians today
Many schools have today off for a long President’s Week. Expect many of your favorite spots to be full of big kids! You’ve been warned!
As always, I’ll have tons of ideas up Friday morning for your weekend, and this week I am also previewing several upcoming events. Be sure you’re following me so you don’t miss a bit of it!
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