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!
For Seattle or Portland area fun you’ll want to check out the fantastic list over at ThriftyNWmom compiled by the newest member of their frugal finding team, Annaliese of Grays Harbor Deals! If you want to check out downtown Seattle, you might also enjoy this list of all the best to do for Free there over the holiday season from my friend Holly at FreePlayKids
Zoolights at the Point Defiance Zoo Last weekend!
Kids’ Club at Michael’s Stores 2.00 per child for a 30 minute session. It’s a key chain craft today. For ages 3 and up 10AM-12
Kids’ workshop at Home Depot Register for these popular, free, kids’ building workshops
South King County
Touch tanks at HCC Mast at Redondo Free and open to the public every Saturday from 10-2 ****You can still look at the critters in the tanks, but you cannot touch them currently because of concerns over a disease that has been affecting the sea stars.
Puyallup/ Tacoma/University Place/ South Tacoma/Lakewood
Children and all ages shows at the Pierce College Science Dome/planetarium The children’s show is on Comets, Asteroids, and Meteors Children’s show at 2PM; all ages at 3:15
City Goat Christmas Tree Event! Watch the goats enjoy your old Christmas tree! 12-4; if you’d like to visit with them in the front pasture, it’s 3.00, or do the full petting zoo for 5.00 and a few bucks more for food (check in at the saloon). Zebra and pony rides also available. If you just want to watch the goats eat, that’s free.
Story time at Cabela’s The first Saturday of the month, children are invited to hear outdoor themed stories in the walled tent area. Parent of grandparent must be present. 11AM
Visit the LOTT Wet Science Center Free and open to the public every weekend This weekend’s presentation is on finding non toxic hair and beauty products. It starts at 1PM and is best for kids 11 and up.
Holiday activities at the Hands-on Children’s Museum A variety of holiday themed activities are included with admission. Admission isn’t cheap, but you do get a very full day of fun here.
First Saturday Art Walk downtown I don’t know how kid friendly this is, but I’d be interested in hearing from you if you give it a try!
Zoolights at the Point Defiance Zoo Last night!
Skate at Tiffany’s Skate Inn Puyallup today from 1-5PM 7.00 admission; 1.00 regular skate rental; non skating supervising adults are always free. 2.00 Tuesdays coming soon!
Other ideas….It’s really a beautiful day. You might find something under my Outdoor Adventures tab. Or, if you’d prefer to stay warm, several fun, indoor spots are new Sounds Fun Mom sponsors. Click on their ads in my sidebar and up above to learn all about them!
Be sure you’ve also hit the Deal of the Day page for great offers on family fun right around here!