Need something to do around the South Sound this weekend? Here’s a whole list of activities with lots for your family to choose from!
Kids’ Club at Michael’s Stores It’s a foam butterfly craft today. 2.00 per child/ sessions start on the half hour from 10AM-11:30 For ages 3 and up
Lowe’s Build and Grow Advance registration is required for these popular, free programs. Most stores are full (Hopefully you signed up when I first mentioned it), but a few still have spots.
Worth the Trip
The snow play area at Paradise at Mt.Rainier is open! Maybe?Call first-There has been so much snow that there have been frequent road closures. Check conditions before you go.
South King County
Auburn Avenue Kids Presents Goldilocks 2PM Lively performance great for young children Tickets are 8.00
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.
or take little ones to play with our friends at Xtreme Bounce of Fun!
Daddy/Daughter date night in Auburn Call for ticket availability
There’s SO more to explore….click on Continue Reading for Tacoma area ideas (Princess readings!), and the rest of the list!
Tacoma/ Puyallup/Greater Pierce
Lego my library at the Puyallup Public Library story time followed by building with the library’s Legos. 11AM
Chili Chase Fun Run at the STAR Center in South Tacoma Kids’ dash, 5K, bowls of chili after. Day of registration available 35.00 adults and 20.00 kids. You do get a beanie! Kids’ dash starts at 9AM.
Read with a Dog at the Puyallup Public Library Kids can drop in and practice their reading with patient listener, Coach, today. 1PM
Children’s Dental Health Day at the South Hill Mall 10:30-2:30 in the center court Free dental screenings and flouride, appearances by the tooth fairy and chompy the carrot. Children who bring in a drawing of a Day at the Dentist can be entered to win a zoo membership. Qualifying children may receive additional, free dental services.
Slavery in the Northwest: The Charles Mitchell Story Charles Mitchell was brought to Washington State as a slave, where he made a break for freedom. Storyteller Eve Abram shares his story 2PM Free event; ages aren’t listed, but I think it would be suitable for older children.
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 is Black Holes
Father/Daughter Dance at Sprinker Rec Center Call ASAP to see if there are still tickets. You will probably not be able to get in day of.
Craft at Michaels The Gig Harbor store does a craft for children every weekend.
Looks like you may have to cross the bridge for organized fun this weekend. If you’d prefer to go the other direction, my friend Diane has some fun ideas for you at Macaroni Kid Kitsap
The House at Pooh Corner from Olympia Family Theater various dates and times through the 23rd
Paper Airplane Flight School at the Olympic Flight Museum7.00 fee includes professional instruction, materials, and snacks. Contest follows. Call for more details.
Oly Pie Fest Eat a slice of homemade pie for 3.00 or 3 cans of food. Al proceeds benefit the Thurston County Food Bank
Visit the LOTT Wet Science Center Free and open to the public every weekend Lichen activities today, including a special 10AM workshop you need to register for. Details are under the date (link opens a lengthy pdf). Probably better for older children.
Olympia School District Players present Peter Pan various times through the 23rd
Free Day at the Point Defiance Zoo for City of Tacoma residents. Photo id and proof of residence, such as a phone bill, is required.
Olympia School District Players present Peter Pan 2PM last show!
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