Looking for an egg hunt or Easter happening with the kids this weekend? Or maybe you just want to get out and enjoy the sunshine? We have a complete list of events right here! Want just bunny business? Here is our Easter Guide. For more family friendly events around Tacoma, Puyallup, Gig Harbor, Olympia, and wherever you call home in the South Sound…..read on!
Want to go sledding or play in the snow? Here’s our guide! As of this writing, the snow play area at Paradise is open until the 27th of March, but we suggest you double check weather and road conditions before heading to any of these spots.
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 They also have a time on Tuesday mornings-9:45, I believe. For ages 2-5
Bounce Play in Gig Harbor Free inflatable time for preschoolers and social time for parents hosted by Harbor Christian Church Missed it this week? You can reserve for next time-details on their fb page.
Kids’ Takeover at Wiggleworks Supervised play and fun for your kids! Plus pizza! Registration and fees required.
When Spring Comes 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. There is also a Batman Vs Superman event with activities and giveaways. It’s at 1PM at most stores, but check yours. Also note that some stores are having separate events for children and adults.
South King County
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
Egg Palooza at the Federal Way Community Center egg hunt, pictures, fun and games. Sponsored by Keller Williams Realty.
“Splash Into Spring,” event at Highline Athletic Club in Burien with (sponsors!) British Swim School: Family swim from 12-1:30;Watch swim lessons from 9-12;Special promotions at the club;Free admission for guests all day More information at 425-318-7390 or email firstname.lastname@example.org Mention SFM and get free bonus classes when you sign up for lessons! We’ve heard about kids progressing here faster than they did in months of lessons elsewhere. Awesome!
Puyallup/South Hill/Sumner/Greater Pierce
A Gathering of Families event at the Karshner Museum in Puyallup a celebration of indigenous cultures with performances, activities, and more. Frybread food truck will be on hand with items for sale.
Lego My Library at the Puyallup Public Library Stories and Lego building time 11AM
Open house at Puyallup South Cooperative Preschool 10-12 tour the school; meet teacher, Miss Rachel
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Free family movie at the Grand Doors open at 9:30; film at 10. It’s How To Train Your Dragon II
Play with the Daffodil Princesses at the Children’s Museum of Tacoma Free, drop in event with special fun themed around PBS shows; The museum is pay-as-you will. The Daffodil Princesses will also be on hand for play today.
Swan Creek Mud Run Family friendly obstacle style course with lots of MUD. Day-of registration available.
Ocean Commotion at the Point Defiance Zoo Special, themed activities included with zoo admission. Note from SFM: The zoo does get spendy fast; we recommend an annual pass if you can’t take advantage of monthly free days for City of Tacoma residents. Read more of our favorite zoo tips here!
South Sound Summer Camp Fair at the STAR center in South Tacoma free admission; check out area summer camps-kids should have access to the TreeTops playground (I haven’t confirmed this, but it’s been true in the past).
Simon Kids’ Club Easter Event at the Tacoma Mall 1-3PM Easter baskets, goodies, and games
Kids’ Code Club at the main branch of the Tacoma Library Every Saturday
Play and Grow Story Time at the Wheelock Library Also toddler and baby times at Main today.
James and the Giant Peach at Tacoma Musical Playhouse Last weekend!
family Easter bunny photos at Freighthouse Square See link at the top or bottom of this post for our complete Easter guide!
Recess Monkey plays at Mason United Methodist Church All welcome; tickets 5.00 That’s a good deal to see this group in a nice venue.
Parents’ Night Out at the Children’s Museum of Tacoma Registration and fees required.
Children and all ages shows at the Pierce College Science Dome/planetarium 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.
Block Play at the Parkland/Spanaway Library at 10AM Drop in and build!
Visit our friends at Jozee Rooz Indoor Petting Zoo! It’s indoors!
Open house at Puyallup South Cooperative Preschool 10-12 tour the school; meet teacher, Miss Rachel Great opportunity!
Captain Little presents The Peanuts Movie at Capitol Theater Free for kids 12 and under; 8.00 general admission; doors open at 10:30
Visit the South Sound Estuarium interactive marine discovery! Open 11-4 weekends at their new location. .
Visit the LOTT Wet Science Center
GHHS Drama presents The Addams Family Should be appropriate for a family audience
Community egg hunt in Puyallup at Sam Peach Park. Sponsored by Jr. Vikings Football and Cheer 11:30-2 It’s free, but there will be food items for sale and raffles.
Sunday movie afternoon at the Auburn Library It’s Minions
Visit the South Sound Estuarium interactive marine discovery! Open 11-4 weekends at their new location.
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