What a fun weekend list! We love the Job Carr Cabin Pioneer Days event in Tacoma. There is also a stuffed animal sleepover in Kent that sounds adorable, the fair is continuing in Puyallup, and there are library events and special chances to connect with other cool parents just about everywhere else! Read on for all of it!
Story time at Barnes and Noble Story time featuring Pete the Cat’s Perfect Pizza Party at 11am at most locations. You may want to call yours to confirm.
South King County
Grand Opening of the Kent YMCA tours, free food samples, try out classes
Free Kids Project at the Rusty Raven in Kent 10am-2 Monthly free project; suitable for ages 2 and up
at the Kent Library 10:30-12 Stories and Lego building time
Bring your favorite stuffed friend for a story time and back room tour before the toys stay overnight at the library! Return on Sunday afternoon for a tea party at 1:30pm featuring photos of what your friend did without you. Registration required.
Join Ms. Elizabeth for some hands on S.T.E.A.M. (science, technology, engineering, arts, and mathematics) programming. 2:30
Kidical Mass Family Bike Ride 10:30am – 12pm
Starts/Ends at the People’s Center (1602 M.L.K. Jr. Way, Tacoma, WA 98405) Relatively flat 2-3 mile route with stops along the way. Group travels at a kid pace; helmets required; contact the organizer for more details.
Children’s Choir Workshop at the University Place Library 11:30 Join Dan Hegelund, director of the Roar Children’s Choir, for a singing workshop, covering breath, enunciation, projection and more.
Lakewood Colonial Plaza Grand OpeningRibbon cutting with the Lakewood Chamber of Commerce and a night market, live music by “Baking with Julia”, kids karaoke, car show, food trucks and more. 5-8pm
Interactive Children’s Shows at the Science Dome It’s the area’s only indoor planetarium! Today’s show is Pluto: The Forgotten Planet
It’s Grandparent’s Month at the HOCM. Grandparents get half off admission on open days all month.
Get a behind the scenes tour of the Budd Inlet Treatment Plant! Presentation followed by a tour begins at 1:00 pm. Tour participants must be 10 or older and wear sturdy closed shoes. Watershed related activities all day.
Free OFS Kids Club movie It’s Pokemon: Detective Pikachu
A pet-friendly family fun day in downtown Gig Harbor and along the waterfront. Event sponsors set up booths to display and/or sell their products and services in Skansie Park. Enjoy a day of fun and entertainment with neighbors, family and your furry best friend!
Moonwalk – 50-Year Celebration at the Key Center Library 1-2pm
Debbie the Science Lady revisits Neil Armstrong’s historic walk on the moon.
South King County
Block Party! LEGO® at the Library at Federal Way 2-4pm
Reading with Rover at the Covington Library 1-2PM Drop in and practice reading to a certified therapy dog.
monthly open house, featuring mom-made circle times and class resources for your little ones!
Early education activities and circle times with Little Chestnuts Preschool and Tacoma Childrens School, information on local enrichment classes brought to you by Tacoma Craft Society and Casita Mia and additional resources including lunch creations and back to school shopping! Photo booths, membership specials 10am-2
Family Fun Yoga is for families with children Yoga poses to fun songs and breathing exercises to promote mindfulness. Geared toward ages 3-7 but any ages are welcome. Please bring yoga mats or towels.
Kids’ Workshop at Soap and Clay Registration and fees required. We’ve heard this is fun!
It’s Washington State Fair time! Yep, the fair we still call the Puyallup is ongoing through the 22nd.
Healthy Kids Running Series – South Sound is a non-profit, 5 week race series, offering a fun and inclusive race experience for kids 2-14.
Full series registration is $40 and includes all 5 races, a tech shirt, finisher medal (received on week 5) raffle entries and sponsor swag. Points are earned at each race and the overall top runner in each category receives a trophy as well.
Walk up – single races (run only – no shirt/swag) are available to purchase on site only for $10 cash/check *Everyone who registers for week 5 will receive a medal as they cross the finish line – no medals will be given for single race participants on any other week* New to us event; found on fb
It’s Grandparent’s Month at the HOCM. Grandparents get half off admission on open days all month and free admission today, Sunday the 8th.
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