For more fun geared towards mom, see the link under, “Sunday.” Read on for more Saturday fun for mom and the whole family.
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.
Free Kids’ Workshop at Home Depot Come build an Angry Birds Bird House Advance registration is now required for these popular, free building workshops for kids.
Kids’ Club at Michael’s Stores 2.00/child for 30 minute sessions 10-12 It’s paper flower making today. There is also a free Mother’s Day craft today between 1-3; kids can make mom a card and a bracelet.
It’s Free Comic Book Day! Many comic stores will be giving away comics. Check with one near you, or use the link in this post (it’s #4).
Some of the first low tides of the season are Saturday and Sunday. Find a beach near you and explore!
South King County
Free kids’ art project at the Rusty Raven Studio in Kent Drop in between 10AM-1PM
Narnia at Messiah Lutheran Church in Auburn Show times Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays through May 8th
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
Open house at Mountain Lodge Farm in Eatonville Tour the farm, meet the goats, taste the cheese! 1-3
Puyallup/South Hill/Sumner/Greater Pierce
Walk the Riverwalk with Police Chief Bryan Jeter The Riverwalk is a pretty, flat walk. Join the chief on the Puyallup section that starts behind the municipal court building; chat about current issues and learn about summer safety. 1PM
Free Comic Book Day at the Graham Library 10AM Drop by and pick up a free comic book while supplies last.
Step by Step at the Van Lierop farm hosts a plant sale. There will be an activity for kids, too and Daffodil Princesses.
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T-Town: Play, Learn, Explore! Free community event at the Tacoma Dome Kids can see fire trucks, meet police officers, and much more!
Tiptoe Through The Tidepools volunteer naturalists help kids check out sea creatures revealed by one of the seasons first really low tides
Opening of In Her Shoes at Fort Nisqually family friendly exhibit on the women and girls at historic Fort Nisqually. Actor appearance in costume, exhiits
Dance Theater Northwest choreography workshop at the UP library 2PM Kids 9 and up are invited to learn about the choreography of ballet and dance; short performance after Wear loose clothing
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Free Comic Book Day at the Lakewood Library Drop by the library beginning at 10AM and pick up a free comic book, while supplies last. Events for all ages will include a photo session from 1:30-3 with a real Stormtrooper, courtesy of the 501st Legion. Create your own comics and crafts.
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.
Wooden boat festival at Percival Landing in downtown Olympia live music, wooden boats on display, kids’ activities Go early on Saturday if you want the kids to get to build a toy wooden boat-it’s while the wood lasts. Saturday 10AM-6PM Sunday 11-5
Olympia Family Theater presents Pinocchio A Let’s Play, daytime show or young children
Open Farm Day at Nature Nurtures Farm Meet the animals and enjoy the farm. 5.00 donation per person requested
STEM Day at Huntamer Park in Lacey Free celebration of all things science, technology, engineering, and math! School and team displays; hands-on activities for kids
Captain Little presents Kung Fu Panda 3 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 All kinds of salmon themed fun today!
Harbor History Museum Family Day It’s Norway today, with a folk dance followed by a flag making craft 1-2pm
Key Peninsula Livable Communities Fair Learn about community organizations, emergency preparedness, summer camps, and more. Kids’ activities and a fuchsia plant sale
See this post for our round up of Mother’s Day events in the South Sound and beyond! One bonus idea? The first 50 moms to play with their kids at WiggleWorks today get a gift bag with some serious swag!
It’s a free day at Washington State Parks-no Discover WA pass required
Visit the South Sound Estuarium interactive marine discovery! Open 11-4 weekends at their new location.
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