Looking for something fun to do this weekend in Tacoma, Olympia, Puyallup, or another South Sound Spot?
We’ve got you covered with our weekly guide to free and affordable fun for families in the South Puget Sound. My favorite thing about this weekend’s list? Lots of it is FREE!
Indoor Park at Pen-Met Indoor Soccer Center in Gig Harbor Every Friday from 11:15-12:30; toys usually left up longer 2.00/child This is also available on Tuesdays at 9:15
Fridays are a big day for story times. Check a Pierce County Library branch near you!
Family movie night in Lakewood Join the Lakewood Parks Department for a free showing of Minions on the big screen!
Keep Reading for complete listings for Saturday and Sunday by area
Wonderful Things You’ll Be Story Time at most Barnes and Noble stores. 11AM We do suggest calling your location to confirm, as we have found participation to be inconsistent.
Kids’ Club at Michael’s Stores 2.00/child for 30 minute sessions It’s a craft stick snowman today.
South King County
Auburn Avenue Kids presents Pinnochio. Tickets just 8.00
Visit the HCC Mast Center at Redondo The center and its touch tanks of sea critters are free and open to the public every Saturday from 10-2 Back open!
Lego My Library at the Puyallup Public Library Stories and Lego building time 11AM
South Hill Has A Past-Stop by the South Hill Library for light refreshments and info. from the South Hill Historical Society.
Technology and Art Fair at Graham-Kapowsin 10AM-3 free admission
Angel Events Charity Bazaar in Buckley-Vendor fair (Pampered Chef, Scentsy, etc. etc…) if you want to get your shop-on. Benefits Mom and Me Mobile Clinic. Not a kids’ event, but a good cause. Thanks SFM fb, friend Marissa, for these two.
It’s a free day at the Point Defiance Zoo for City of Tacoma residents Proof of residence and photo id required
Kids’ Code Club at the Main Branch of the Tacoma Library Every Saturday at 9:30
Help set a world record for the most folks making re-usable grocery bags at once! Go to one of several dozen locations to decorate a free reusable tote so you can ditch the plastic!
Free family nature walk at Tacoma Nature Center 1PM Not recommended for strollers; perfect for ages 3 and up.
Junie B. Jones the musical at Tacoma Musical Playhouse Shows at 11 and 2-note Sunday’s is sold out, so this is your last chance on this one. Sold out!
Block Party at the Parkland/Spanaway Library-Drop in and play with blocks and other building materials. Special invitation to bilingual/Spanish speaking families today. 10AM
Children and all ages shows at the Pierce College Science Dome/planetarium The children’s show is Wild Weather. Children’s show at 12:30 or 2PM; all ages at 3:15. The children’s show is shorter and interactive. Henry LOVED it. Seriously-this is a Great outing. Go! You do want to buy tickets in advance or bring cash. No cards are accepted at the door. Children’s show is Walk On The Moon today. All ages is Aurora.
Recess Monkey Concert at South Puget Sound Community College 10AM Get you kindie rock on!
Visit the South Sound Estuarium interactive marine discovery! Open 11-4 weekends at their new location. .
Visit the LOTT Wet Science Center The center is free to visit. Note that the link opens a detailed pdf
You may have to cross the bridge for organized fun this weekend; let me know if I missed something! Do check, “All Over,” at the top, too. Sunday is supposed to be nice weather. Think about exploring one of your great parks or trails!
Visit the South Sound Estuarium interactive marine discovery! Open 11-4 weekends at their new location.
I’ll work on rounding up some other fun ideas for Sunday-check back for those. It is supposed to be sunny today-Have you explored the Outdoor Adventures tab in our menu bar lately? Lots of fun is waiting there!
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