Family nature walk at Point Defiance Park 4:30 not suitable for strollers; perfect for 3 and up. Free, but space is limited, so registration is appreciated.
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. Activities follow
Kids’ Club at Michael’s Stores 2.00/child for 30 minute sessions 10-12 It’s a patriotic banner today (Red, white, and blue felt stars).
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
Puyallup/South Hill/Sumner/Greater Pierce
It’s tent sale time at The Old Cannery all weekend balloon animals, old-time photos, free hot dogs, and fun
Yes, the sprayground by the library will be on! The Farmer’s Market is always fun, too.
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The spraygrounds are open in Tacoma. They’ll be on from 10AM-8PM daily, beginning today. They’re all free.
Indah’s Farewell at the Point Defiance Zoo special chances to see the tiger triplets together before Indah heads off to another zoo. Note from SFM: The zoo does get spendy fast. We suggest investing in an annual pass unless you can take advantage of monthly free days for City of Tacoma residents.
Crafts from the Past at Ft.Nisqually Each weekend artisans demonstrate crafts and trades from the 1800s. It’s historical illustration today, and kids will have some chances to draw and color. Included with fort admission
TMP Family Theater presents Pinocchio Note this is a school touring performance come back to the TMP stage; expect a shorter show than usual Times at 11 nd 2
South Tacoma/Lakewood/Parkland/Spanaway Note from SFM-weird bolding ahead. Sighs….
See a show at the Science Dome. It’s the area’s only indoor planetarium. Two children’s show times and an all ages show today. Children’s show is: Our Son Is A Star
Block Play at the Parkland/Spanaway Library 10AM special invitation to Spanish speaking families today
Olympia Family Theater presents Frog and Toad Also Sunday
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. .
It’s street scramble time! Choose from 90 minute or 3 hour options. Race to visit as many checkpoints around the city as you can. It’s free!
It’s harbor festival time in Kitsap; kids’ activities include a STEM area and more. There is also a seagull calling festival in conjunction!
The Gig Harbor Michael’s store typically does a craft for children every Saturday.
Valve Cover Races at the LeMay Family Auto Museum (This is NOT the one in Tacoma). Build a racer out of an engine valve cover! Free, just for fun event for all ages. You should email to register if you want to create and race.
Crafts from the Past at Ft.Nisqually Each weekend artisans demonstrate crafts and trades from the 1800s. It’s historical illustration today. Included with fort admission
Endangered Species Spotlight at the Point Defiance Zoo special activities included with admission. Note from SFM: The zoo does get spendy fast. We suggest investing in an annual pass unless you can take advantage of monthly free days for City of Tacoma residents.
Historic Fort Steilacoom is now open for Sunday tours ** I think? Someone pointed out that it says Sundays, beginning Memorial Day. So….I’m not sure whether it opens today or next week. Let me know if you find out.
Visit the South Sound Estuarium interactive marine discovery! Open 11-4 weekends at their new location.
Go here for a list of Memorial Day observances and family friendly events on Monday, Memorial Day. Yes, it’s been updated for 2016.
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