The South Sound is full of fun things to do with your family this weekend!
Get your pumpkin on! Here’s my list of South Sound pumpkin patches and corn mazes!
Kids’ Club at Michael’s Stores 2.00 per child for a 30 minute session. Sessions begin on the half hour starting at 10AM Duck tape mask making today. For 3.00 more they can decorate a t-shirt to make a full, “Costume.”
Lego Superhero Building Event at Toys R Us Stores 12-2 Kids can make and take Robin and the Redbird cycle These are min figure sized, but I have been consistently impressed with these events. They always have plenty, and Henry loves them. Keep in mind, the idea is to get you in a toy
Cra-z-Loom Bracelet making event at Toys R Us Free bracelet make and take event Every Saturday August 24th-October 26th 10AM-12 Always a good idea to call your local store to confirm. There is a good chance your kiddos will want to buy this bracelet making thing-which looks pretty cool!
Many Farmer’s Markets are still open for just a few more weeks! Find one here Get your fresh on while you can!
South King County
Sponge Bob will be visiting the play area at the Outlet Collection (aka Supermall) between 11AM-1PM Bring your camera!
Saturday Storytime and Reading with Rover at Southcenter Barnes and Noble 11AM stories for children 3-7 and reading practice time with trained therapy dogs
Touch tanks at HCC Mast at Redondo Free and open to the public every Saturday from 10-2 Kids can touch a variety of sea critters
Tukwila Pool 40th Birthday.40 admission to open swim and more fun!
Visit the Lighthouse Museum at Browns Point Lighthouse Park Free and open 1-4 on Saturdays through November Small, but super friendly folks and lots for the kids to touch and try!
Pier Peer at the Point Defiance Marina special night time event-see critters drawn to the lights registration is required (lots of spots) 8.00/person; kids 8 and up We’ve done a couple of these with the boys and enjoyed them.
Haunted Theater at the Tacoma City Ballet Special back stage tours of specially decorated rooms. Costumed dancers and a performance. Children are invited to wear costumes. I have just a bit more detail about it in a post here! Tickets are 5.00 and 6.00 and performances are select Friday, Saturday, and Sundays from the 19th-27th.
Black Cat fun run at Point Defiance Family friendly, costumed run in the dark. Day-of registration is a spendy 40.00, but might be worth it if you’re avid fitness fans!
Truck and Tractor Day at Fort Steilacoom! Big rigs for kids to explore, plus free pumpkins, hard hats, hay rides, and more!
Block Play at the Parkland/Spanaway Library Free, drop-in building fun for kids 3-8 10AM-11:30
Lakewood Library used book sale
Children and all ages shows at the Pierce College Science Dome/planetarium2PM children’s show on Pluto; 3:15 all ages show on black holes
Woof, Woof Walk Bring your costumed canine pal for a fun walk around Spanaway Park. 20.00 for the 1st dog Saturday
Dupont Fire Department Pumpkin Give away 11AM-3PM Tours of the fire station, safety tips, pumpkins for the kids while supplies last. Canned food donations accepted, blood drive on site. Low cost helmet sale.
Visit the LOTT Wet Science Center Free and open every weekend with special projects; link opens lengthy pdf; find today’s date for more program info.
Story Cube Storytime at the Olympia Barnes and Noble Make masks and practice storytelling with Rory’s story cubes (product tie-ins) 1PM
Olympia Family Theater begins a run of The Lion, The Witch, and The Wardrobe
Lego Building Madness at the Gig Harbor Library 10-11:30 Free, drop-in building fun!
Indoor fall farmer’s market (old Peninsula Gardens site)
Pier Into the Night With Harbor Wild Watch Head to see what sea critters are drawn to dock lights at Skansie Brothers Park 6PM Dress warmly!
Jungle Animals Storytime at the Kitsap Barnes and Noble special storytime, event with mask making. Sign up at customer service 11AM This is a product tie-in event
Cedar River Salmon Migration Every weekend in October spot salmon returning with the help of volunteer naturalists Various Renton area sites More on salmon watching coming in a post next week!
Olympia Family Theater continues a run of The Lion, The Witch, and The Wardrobe
Know something great I missed? Want publicity for your group or advertising for your family friendly business? Just let me know! Don’t forget you can find rainy day play options up in the menu bar! You know-just in case!