Need something to do around the South Sound this weekend? Here’s a list of events and activities with lots for your family to choose from!
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 reindeer ornament 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
Disney on Ice at the Showare Center This is not a frugal event, and they’ve gotten really stingy with discounts imho, but Jen from ThriftyNorthwestMom has a round up of some and some money saving tips.
Create a Gift to Help Families Become Self Sufficient Montessori Time school invites children to make a jar light. Supplies provided. Suggested donation of 8.00 goes to typhoon victims and World Vision. Reservations required.
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
Juggler/stunt guy Alex Zerbe performs at the Lakewood Library 2PM Free, family show with physical comedy, stunts, and audience participation
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: Blackholes
Visit the LOTT Wet Science Center Free and open every weekend with special projects; link opens lengthy pdf;
Santa Arrives on the Polar Express at the Capital Mall followed by a pajama party movie viewing 6-8PM *In the afternoon, from 3-7PM the Red Cross will be at the Macy’s Court collecting holiday letters to send to troops. They’ll have letter writing materials on hand.
Author event at the Olympia Library Eric Kimmel reads from Hanukkah Bear followed by a craft presented by Temple Beth Hatfiloh 6:30PM
Special Night of Play for Families with Autism at the Hands-on Children’s Museum Enjoy the museum during a private, less stimulating time with other supportive families. 5.00 per person members/7.00 per person non memebers
Lego Building Madness at the Gig Harbor Library 10AM Drop in and create with the library’s Legos, straws and connectors, and other building materials.
2.00 Movies are back at Galaxy Uptown Doors open at 9:30 It’s Shrek 3 A benefit for the Jaycox Police Benevolence Fund and their Holiday Helpers program
Indoor fall farmer’s market (old Peninsula Gardens site)
Open Play at Discovery Village (admission charged)
Salmon and Cider Celebration at the McClane Creek Nature Trail 11AM-1PM Learn about the salmon returning to spawn from trained naturalists and enjoy refreshments and hands-on activities. This is a free, event, but you will need a Discover Pass to park.
Living History Day at Historic Fort Steilacoom actor portrays Colonel Silas Casey 2PM
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!