It’s a blustery one! I’ve gone ahead and starred some of my favorite indoor ideas for the kiddos today! You can also check the menu bar for more options under, “Rainy Day Play.” Or bundle up and get out there-you’ll have a great excuse for some hot cider or cocoa!
*Kids’ Workshop at the Home Depot Build a tall sailing ship! You’re now asked to register for these popular, free events 9AM-12
*Kids’ Club at Michael’s Stores 2.00 per child for a 30 minute session. Sessions begin on the half hour starting at 10AM It’s a Thanksgiving ,”Handcrafted,” turkey today.
Ultimate Wish Saturday at Toys R Us Stores Activities and giveaways every Saturday through 11/23 from 10AM-2. I have no idea whether this will actually turn out to be an event, or just a, “Toy push.” If you go, let me know whether it’s worth including on the list.
South King County
*Auburn Avenue Kids presents Chicken Little Tickets a very reasonable 8.00
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
Arts of the Fur Trade at Fort Nisqually Actors demonstrate crafts of the 1800s Admission charged 11AM-4PM
“Potted Potter,” at the Broadway Center for Performing Arts in Tacoma All 7 books in 70 minutes in this lively parody! Tickets are Pricey, but if you’ve got a super fan, it might be worth it. Various show times this weekend
Family Nature Walk at McKinley Park Free, but you’re encouraged to sign up; not suitable for strollers or children under 3 1PM
Pier Peer with Metro Parks at the Foss Waterway Seaport Special opportunity to see sea creatures drawn to the dock lights. Registration and fees required-children must be 8 and up. We have done this and enjoyed. It’s a good outing for children interested in science who can handle a later bedtime.
Visit City Goat Farm and Petting Zoo Check before you go-I’m not sure on hours this weekend
*Children and all ages shows at the Pierce College Science Dome/planetarium2PM children’s show on Pluto; 3:15 all ages show: Life: A Cosmic Story
Superhero Party at the Lakewood Community Center **Registration is over, but give a call if it sounds fun to you-maybe they’ll let you in. Let me know!
*Visit the LOTT Wet Science Center Free and open every weekend with special projects; link opens lengthy pdf; presentation on Native American use of plants at 2PM today; weaving and identification cards in the classroom all day
Heads-up :NEXT weekend on the 9th there is a Lowes Build and Grow, and the Lacey and Rainier stores are the only ones with spots. Register
*Indoor fall farmer’s market (old Peninsula Gardens site)
Fabulous Fox Island Market vendors, playground for the kids
*Open Play at Discovery Village (admission charged)
The Port Orchard branch of the Kitsap Library is renovated and open again! Thanks to our friens at Mac Kid Kitsap for the tip-
*Dia De Los Muert0s Community Festival at the Tacoma Art Museum free admission to the museum; music, dance performances and more
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!