Beach walks with Harbor WildWatch in Gig Harbor Volunteer naturalists will be on hand all weekend at various times/beaches to help kids learn about creatures revealed by low tide. Free events; you will need a Discover WA pass for state parks.
Wheels and wings at the Tacoma Narrows Airport in Gig Harbor car show, kids’ zone, airplane fly-bys Be sure to follow directions for parking
Family Fun Day at the Meeker Mansion in Puyallup 10.00/family crafts, history, tours, and fun
Tiffany’s Skate Inn is offering free admission to members of the military and first responders during their afternoon skate (rental extra)
Sunday Farmer’s Market at STAR Center in South Tacoma and the Center at Norpoint Many other areas now have a Farmer’s Market open on Sundays. Get your fresh on!
Crafts of the Past at Ft.Nisqually Traditional crafts are demonstrated Saturdays and Sundays through the fall. Included with fort admission. This outing is probably most interesting to school age children, though younger ones will enjoy running in and around the fort towers. It’s weaving today.
Meet the Beach with the South Sound Estuary Association near Olympia volunteer naturalists on hand at various parks to help kids sea creatures revealed at low tide; various parks and times; free, though you need a Discover WA pass for state parks.
Family Fun Day at Emerald Downs pony rides and bounce houses
Visit the South Sound Estuarium open 11-4 weekends
Just looking to cool off? I hear ‘ya! Here’s our beat the heat round-up.
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