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Bike On at Thrive Art School (Madison)

Seattle Area Did you know that May is National Bike month? Established in 1956, National Bike Month is a chance to showcase the many benefits of bicycling - and encourage more folks to giving biking a try. Join us for bike-related art and craft projects on Memorial day, as we will draw, paint and learn how to be safe on the road. $60. Pre-register. Age recommendation: Preschool. Elementary School. Cost: Fee. Pre-register: Yes. Phone: 206-522-1659. Email: indo@drawingschool.com. Monday, May 30, 2016, 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM. Thrive Art School 2900 E Madison St. Suite #200 Seattle WA 98112. For more info visit drawingschool.com.

Bike On at Thrive Art School (Ravenna)

Seattle Area Did you know that May is National Bike month? Established in 1956, National Bike Month is a chance to showcase the many benefits of bicycling - and encourage more folks to giving biking a try. Join us for bike-related art and craft projects on Memorial day, as we will draw, paint and learn how to be safe on the road. $60. Pre-register. Age recommendation: Preschool. Elementary School. Cost: Fee. Pre-register: Yes. Phone: 206-522-1659. Email: indo@drawingschool.com. Monday, May 30, 2016, 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM. Thrive Art School 6329 Ravenna Ave. NE Seattle WA 98115. For more info visit drawingschool.com.

Family Science Weekend

Seattle Area Learn about the research taking place at the aquarium and participate in hands-on demonstrations and activities. Included with admission. $22.95, $15.95 ages 4 to 12, free ages 3 and younger. Type of Animal Event: Aquarium Events. Age recommendation: All ages. Cost: Fee. Pre-register: No. Phone: 206-386-4300. Monday, May 30, 2016, 9:30 AM – 5:00 PM. Seattle Aquarium, Pier 59 1483 Alaskan Way Seattle WA 98101. For more info visit www.seattleaquarium.org.

Indoor Playground

Eastside Socialize and have fun! We provide balls, scooters, toys and more in our gym! A great place for little ones to run and play. No pre-registration, but check in at the front desk is required. Parent or caregiver must provide supervision of children at all times. $4.50, $3.25 residents. Age recommendation: Infant. Toddler. Preschool. Elementary School. Cost: Fee. Pre-register: No. Phone: 206-275-7609. Monday, May 30, 2016, 9:30 AM – 12:00 PM. Mercer Island Community & Event Center 8236 SE 24th St. Mercer Island WA 98040. For more info visit www.mercergov.org.

Children’s Day (Kodomo no Hi)

Seattle Area Join us as we celebrate kodomo no hi, Children's Day with tons of live performances and hands-on opportunities to experience Japanese culture in a most spectacular garden setting. Kids of all ages will enjoy storytelling about a young ninja girl, a Japanese sword demonstration, origami making, playing with miniature Zen gardens, scavenger hunts with prizes, and more. Best of all, children will be invited to feed the koi fish in the pond. There will also be complimentary guided tours 12:30 p.m. for the older kids and adults at who want to learn more about Japanese culture and history. Admission is FREE for kids 12 and under today! $6, $4 seniors, students and disabled. Age recommendation: All ages. Cost: Fee. Pre-register: No. Phone: 206-684-4725. Monday, May 30, 2016, 10:00 AM – 3:00 PM. Seattle Japanese Garden 1075 Lake Washington Blvd. E. Seattle WA 98112. For more info visit www.seattlejapanesegarden.org.

Memorial Day Parade

North Sound Parade sponsored by the American Legion. Age recommendation: All ages. Cost: FREE. Pre-register: No. Monday, May 30, 2016, 10:00 AM. North Olympic Avenue Arlington WA 98223. For more info visit arlingtonwa.gov.

TankFest Northwest

North Sound Hear the rumble and boom of vintage tanks and artillery at the Flying Heritage Collection’s fifth annual TankFest Northwest! This family event features military vehicles and cannons, remote control tanks, food, and fun. See the Kettenkrad tracked motorcycle, hear the thundering sound of a German 88 mm cannon, and see a 30-ton Sherman tank along with a few other surprises! $14, $12 seniors, $10 ages 6 to 17, $40 family (two adults and up to four kids), free for veterans and active duty military with ID. Age recommendation: All ages. Cost: Fee. Phone: 877-342-3404. Email: info@flyingheritage.com. Monday, May 30, 2016, 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM. Flying Heritage Collection 3407 109TH St. SW Everett WA 98204. For more info visit www.brownpapertickets.com.

Memorial Day at Museum of Flight

Seattle Area Concert and ceremony honoring those who died serving their country. Veterans and active military with ID receive free admission. Included with admission. $20, $17 seniors, $12 ages 5 to 17, free ages 4 and younger. Age recommendation: All ages. Cost: Fee. Pre-register: No. Phone: 206-764-5720. Monday, May 30, 2016, 10:30 AM – 12:30 PM. Museum of Flight 9404 E. Marginal Way S. Seattle WA 98108. For more info visit www.museumofflight.org.

Northwest Folklife Festival

Seattle Area More than 800 acts across 25 stages, participatory dances, workshops, crafts, food and more. No pets. 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. May 27-29, 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. May 30. Discovery Zone for kids on Next 50 Plaza 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. daily. Suggested donation $10 per day, $20 per family. Age recommendation: All ages. Cost: Fee. Pre-register: No. Monday, May 30, 2016, 11:00 AM – 9:00 PM. Seattle Center 305 Harrison St. Seattle WA 98109. For more info visit www.nwfolklife.org.

Phantom Boy

Seattle Area The Academy Award®-nominated makers of A Cat in Paris introduce a new animated superhero: an 11-year-old boy who can leave his body as a ghostly apparition and helps a wheelchair-bound cop save New York City from a sinister mob kingpin. Recommended for ages 8 and older. Part of the SIFF Films4Families series. $8, $6 members. Age recommendation: Elementary School. Middle School. High School. Cost: Fee. Monday, May 30, 2016, 11:00 AM. SIFF Cinema Egyptian 805 E. Pine St. Seattle WA 98122. For more info visit www.siff.net.

Story Time at Mockingbird Books

Seattle Area Mockingbird Books offers a free story time daily at 11 a.m. (except Sundays). Though all ages are welcome, most often ages range from newborn to about 3 years old. Each day, our staff members hand-pick the books based on that day's audience. Story time is held in the center of the store, and usually lasts around a half-hour. The reader may differ depending on which staff member is working that morning. Age recommendation: Infant. Toddler. Preschool. Elementary School. Cost: FREE. Pre-register: No. Phone: 206-518-5886. Email: info@mockingbirdbooksgl.com. Monday, May 30, 2016, 11:00 AM – 11:30 AM. Mockingbird Books 7220 Woodlawn Ave. NE Seattle WA 98115. For more info visit www.mockingbirdbooksgl.com.

Memorial Day Weekend Steam Trains

Eastside The Northwest Railway Museum pays tribute to America’s service men and women and their families this Memorial Day with a special weekday steam train run on Monday, May 30th. This is in addition to the railroad’s usual weekend train schedule. All trains include a stop at the Train Shed exhibit building, too! To commemorate the holiday, the museum will offer $5 roundtrip train fare May 28-30, to members of the military: active duty, guard, reserve, retired, and their dependent family members, with current military ID. Regular rates are $22, $20 seniors, $12 ages 2 to 12. Age recommendation: All ages. Cost: Fee. Phone: 425-888-3030. Email: info@trainmuseum.org. Monday, May 30, 2016, 11:00 AM – 3:00 PM. Snoqualmie Depot 38625 SE King St. Snoqualmie WA 98065.

Rainbow

Seattle Area A sweet fairy tale about an unwaveringly optimistic 10-year-old girl and her blind younger brother as they travel across the Indian desert hoping to meet Shah Rukh Khan, a famous and charitable Bollywood star. Recommended for ages 9 and older. Part of the SIFF Films4Families series. $13, $11 members. Age recommendation: Elementary School. Middle School. High School. Cost: Fee. Monday, May 30, 2016, 1:00 PM. Renton IKEA Performing Arts Center 400 S Second St. Renton WA 98057. For more info visit www.siff.net.

The Music Man

Farther Afield There's trouble in River City when a fast-talking salesman gets his heart stolen by the town librarian. The Music Man follows fast-talking traveling salesman Harold Hill as he cons the people of River City, Iowa into buying instruments and uniforms for a boys' band he vows to organize - this despite the fact he doesn't know a trombone from a treble clef. His plans to skip town with the cash are foiled when he falls for Marian the librarian, who transforms him into a respectable citizen by curtain's fall. $20, $18 students, seniors, military and Mountaineers members, $12 ages 6 to 12, free younger than age 6. All tickets are good for any performance. Buy online and save $2 per ticket. See our web site to plan your trip with helpful hints for playgoers. Trail to the theater opens at 1 pm. Shows start at 2 pm. Come early and picnic under the firs. Transportation available from Bremerton Ferry Dock once per show (reservations required). Please see our website for details. Performance Type: Theater. Age recommendation: All ages. Cost: Fee. Phone: 206-542-7815. Email: players@ForestTheater.com. Monday, May 30, 2016, 2:00 PM – 4:30 PM. Kitsap Forest Theater 3000 Seabeck Hwy. N.W. Bremerton WA 98312.

Kaleidoscope Play & Learn

The Seattle Public Library Where: Lake City Branch. Room Location: Meeting Room. Audience: Children. Language: English. Summary: The Kaleidoscope play & learn group provides a fun and age-appropriate learning environment for children ages birth to 5. Description: Children listen to stories, sing songs and do simple arts and crafts with their caregivers during the group time. There is also play time for children to explore various toys and play activities. Schedule: 10 a.m. - Free play and circle time for children & caregivers 11:30 a.m. - Caregivers are encouraged to bring a lunch or snack and eat together while children play. This group helps prepare children for preschool and kindergarten learning environments, as well as building relationship with other c… Story Time Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Story times are some of our most popular events! Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. More Children's Programs: http://www.spl.org/audiences/children/chi-calendar-of-events. Contact Info: Lake City Branch 206-684-7518 or Ask a Librarian. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Cost: FREE. Event provided by: The Seattle Public Library. Tuesday, May 31, 2016, 10:00 AM – 11:30 AM.

Toddler Time at SkyMania

Eastside Kids ages 5 and younger can come jump on trampolines! Parents are free and can enjoy free hot beverages plus a comfortable setting to relax while the kids play. No coupons or discounts allowed at this session. $5. Age recommendation: Toddler. Preschool. Cost: Fee. Pre-register: No. Phone: 425-825-7599. Email: info@skymaniatrampolines.com. Tuesday, May 31, 2016, 10:00 AM – 11:30 AM. SkyMania Trampolines 11801 NE 116th St. Suite B Kirkland WA 98034. For more info visit www.skymaniatrampolines.com.

Grupo Bilingüe de Juegos / Bilingual Kaleidoscope Play & Learn

The Seattle Public Library Where: Rainier Beach Branch. Room Location: Meeting Room. Audience: Children. Language: English, Español. Summary: Grupo Bilingüe de juegos para padres y cuidadores con niños entre las edades de Nacimiento hasta 5 años. (Bilingual play group for ages birth to 5.). Description: Niños escuchan cuentos, cantan y participan en actividades de artes con sus padres o cuidador durante la hora de grupo. Tambien hay tiempo para que los niños exploran varios juguetes y actividades. El hora de Juego Libre y Tiempo de Círculo de 10:30 a 11:30 a.m. Les animamos a los padres y cuidadores traer una comida para comer con su niño/a y compartir en grupo. A traves de este grupo, los niños reciben preparacion para el ambiente de aprendizaje que se encuentra en el prescolar y kinder, ademas de formand… Story Time Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Story times are some of our most popular events! Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Translation: Children listen to stories, sing songs and do simple arts and crafts with their caregivers during the group time. There is also play time for children to explore various toys and play activities. Free play and circle time from 10:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. Caregivers are encouraged to bring a lunch or snack and eat together from 11:30 - noon. Through this group children are being prepared for preschool and kindergarten learning environments as well as building relationship with others. Caregivers also build up… More Children's Programs: http://www.spl.org/audiences/children/chi-calendar-of-events. Contact Info: Rainier Beach Branch 206-386-1906 or Ask a Librarian. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Cost: FREE. Event provided by: The Seattle Public Library. Tuesday, May 31, 2016, 10:30 AM – 12:00 PM.

Baby Story Time

The Seattle Public Library Where: West Seattle Branch. Room Location: Meeting Room. Audience: Children. Language: English. Summary: Come to Baby Story Time at West Seattle Branch! This fun, four-session program builds Early Literacy skills through books, songs & play. For infants ages 4 - 12 months (sorry, older sibs need to stay at home). Story Time Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Story times are some of our most popular events! Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. More Children's Programs: http://www.spl.org/audiences/children/chi-calendar-of-events. Contact Info: West Seattle Branch 206-684-7444 or Ask a Librarian. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Cost: FREE. Event provided by: The Seattle Public Library. Tuesday, May 31, 2016, 10:30 AM – 11:30 AM.

Baby Story Time

The Seattle Public Library Where: Southwest Branch. Audience: Children. Language: English. Summary: It is story time at the Southwest Branch! Bring your babies to enjoy stories, rhymes, songs and fun with our children's librarian. Story Time Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Story times are some of our most popular events! Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. More Children's Programs: http://www.spl.org/audiences/children/chi-calendar-of-events. Contact Info: Southwest Branch 206-684-7455 or Ask a Librarian. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Cost: FREE. Event provided by: The Seattle Public Library. Tuesday, May 31, 2016, 10:30 AM – 11:00 AM.

Preschool Story Time

The Seattle Public Library Where: Northeast Branch. Room Location: Meeting Room. Audience: Children. Language: English. Summary: It is story time at the Northeast Branch! Bring your preschoolers to enjoy stories, rhymes, songs and fun with our children's librarian. Story Time Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Story times are some of our most popular events! Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. More Children's Programs: http://www.spl.org/audiences/children/chi-calendar-of-events. Contact Info: Northeast Branch 206-684-7539 or Ask a Librarian. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Cost: FREE. Event provided by: The Seattle Public Library. Tuesday, May 31, 2016, 10:30 AM – 11:00 AM.

Toddler Story Time

The Seattle Public Library Where: Beacon Hill Branch. Room Location: Friends of The Seattle Public Library Meeting Room. Audience: Children. Language: English. Summary: It is story time at the Beacon Hill Branch! Bring your toddlers to enjoy stories, rhymes, songs and fun with our children's librarian. Story Time Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Story times are some of our most popular events! Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. More Children's Programs: http://www.spl.org/audiences/children/chi-calendar-of-events. Contact Info: Beacon Hill Branch 206-684-4711 or Ask a Librarian. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Cost: FREE. Event provided by: The Seattle Public Library. Tuesday, May 31, 2016, 10:30 AM – 11:00 AM.

Toddler Story Time With Ms. Mynique

The Seattle Public Library Where: Douglass-Truth Branch. Room Location: The Gayton Family Meeting Room. Audience: Children. Language: English. Summary: It is Toddler Story Time at the Douglass-Truth Branch! Bring your toddlers to enjoy stories, rhymes, songs and fun with our children's librarian, Ms. Mynique! Then stay and play with soft toys and blocks! Story Time Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Story times are some of our most popular events! Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. More Children's Programs: http://www.spl.org/audiences/children/chi-calendar-of-events. Contact Info: Douglass-Truth Branch 206-684-4704 or Ask a Librarian. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Cost: FREE. Event provided by: The Seattle Public Library. Tuesday, May 31, 2016, 10:30 AM.

Story Time at Mockingbird Books

Seattle Area Mockingbird Books offers a free story time daily at 11 a.m. (except Sundays). Though all ages are welcome, most often ages range from newborn to about 3 years old. Each day, our staff members hand-pick the books based on that day's audience. Story time is held in the center of the store, and usually lasts around a half-hour. The reader may differ depending on which staff member is working that morning. Age recommendation: Infant. Toddler. Preschool. Elementary School. Cost: FREE. Pre-register: No. Phone: 206-518-5886. Email: info@mockingbirdbooksgl.com. Tuesday, May 31, 2016, 11:00 AM – 11:30 AM. Mockingbird Books 7220 Woodlawn Ave. NE Seattle WA 98115. For more info visit www.mockingbirdbooksgl.com.

StoryTime for Kids

Seattle Area Join us at our U District store for dramatic readings of the best in new and classic kids books. You bring the kids, and we'll provide the activities and entertainment. StoryTime for Kids is ideal for ages 3 to 7. Age recommendation: Toddler. Preschool. Elementary School. Cost: FREE. Phone: 206-634-3400. Tuesday, May 31, 2016, 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM. University Book Store 4326 University Way N.E. Seattle WA 98105. For more info visit www.bookstore.washington.edu.

¡Hora de cuentos! (Spanish Story Time)

The Seattle Public Library Where: Northgate Branch. Room Location: Meeting Room. Audience: Children. Language: Español. Summary: Es una hora de cuentos para los niños en la biblioteca de Northgate Branch! (It is Spanish story time at the Northgate Branch!). Description: Traiga a sus niños a la biblioteca de Northgate Branch para que disfruten escuchando cuentos, rimas y canciones en inglés y español. Story Time Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Story times are some of our most popular events! Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Translation: Bring your children to the Northgate Branch to enjoy stories, rhymes, and songs in Spanish. More Children's Programs: http://www.spl.org/audiences/children/chi-calendar-of-events. Contact Info: Northgate Branch 206-386-1980 or Ask a Librarian. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Cost: FREE. Event provided by: The Seattle Public Library. Tuesday, May 31, 2016, 11:30 AM – 12:00 PM.

Baby Story Time

The Seattle Public Library Where: Central Library. Room Location: Level 1 - Anne Marie Gault Story Hour Room. Audience: Children. Language: English. Summary: It is story time at Central Library! Bring your babies to enjoy stories, rhymes, songs and fun with our children's librarian. Suggested age: birth - 1 year. Story Time Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Story times are some of our most popular events! Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Contact Info: *Central Library Children's Desk 206-386-4675 or Ask a Librarian. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Cost: FREE. Event provided by: The Seattle Public Library. Tuesday, May 31, 2016, 12:00 PM – 12:30 PM.

Waddler Story Time

The Seattle Public Library Where: Broadview Branch. Room Location: Meeting Room. Audience: Children. Language: English. Summary: It is story time at the Broadview Branch! Bring your new walkers and young toddlers to enjoy stories, rhymes, songs and fun with Miss Louisa. Stay afterwards for library play time! Story Time Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Story times are some of our most popular events! Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. More Children's Programs: http://www.spl.org/audiences/children/chi-calendar-of-events. Contact Info: Broadview Branch 206-684-7519 or Ask a Librarian. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Cost: FREE. Event provided by: The Seattle Public Library. Tuesday, May 31, 2016, 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM.

Baby Story Time

The Seattle Public Library Where: Douglass-Truth Branch. Room Location: The Gayton Family Meeting Room. Audience: Children. Language: English. Summary: It is Baby Story Time at the Douglass-Truth Branch! Bring your babies (ages 0-12 months) to enjoy books, bouncing rhymes, movement, music and fun with our Children's Librarian, Ms. Lynn. Description: Then stay and play with age appropriate toys. Story Time Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Story times are some of our most popular events! Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. More Children's Programs: http://www.spl.org/audiences/children/chi-calendar-of-events. Contact Info: Douglass-Truth Branch 206-684-4704 or Ask a Librarian. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Cost: FREE. Event provided by: The Seattle Public Library. Tuesday, May 31, 2016, 1:00 PM – 1:45 PM.

Homework Help

The Seattle Public Library Where: High Point Branch. Room Location: Study Room. Audience: Children. Teens. Language: English. Summary: Homework Help volunteers will be at this branch to assist students on a drop-in basis throughout the school year, with the exception of school holidays. Description: These super volunteers provide support and encouragement to students and are especially good at helping new English speakers. Please note that, while Homework Help is available to students from kindergarten through 12th grade, volunteers are not responsible for children, who should not be left unsupervised. Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. More Options: Homework Help for Children Homework Help for Teens. Contact Info: High Point Branch 206-684-7454 or Ask a Librarian. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Cost: FREE. Event provided by: The Seattle Public Library. Tuesday, May 31, 2016, 4:00 PM – 7:30 PM.

Homework Help

The Seattle Public Library Where: Lake City Branch. Audience: Children. Teens. Language: English, Español. Summary: Homework Help volunteers will be at this branch to assist students on a drop-in basis throughout the school year, with the exception of school holidays. Description: These super volunteers provide support and encouragement to students and are especially good at helping new English speakers. , Please note that, while Homework Help is available to students from kindergarten through 12th grade, volunteers are not responsible for children, who should not be left unsupervised. Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. More Options: Homework Help for Children, Homework Help for Teens. Contact Info: Lake City Branch 206-684-7518 or Ask a Librarian. Contact: Nancy G. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Cost: FREE. Event provided by: The Seattle Public Library. Tuesday, May 31, 2016, 4:30 PM – 7:30 PM.

Homework Help

The Seattle Public Library Where: Rainier Beach Branch. Audience: Children. Language: English. Summary: Homework Help volunteers will be at this branch to assist students on a drop-in basis throughout the school year, with the exception of school holidays. Description: These super volunteers provide support and encouragement to students and are especially good at helping new English speakers. Please note that, while Homework Help is available to students from kindergarten through 12th grade, volunteers are not responsible for children, who should not be left unsupervised. Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. More Options: Homework Help for Children, Homework Help for Teens. Contact Info: Rainier Beach Branch 206-386-1906 or Ask a Librarian. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Cost: FREE. Event provided by: The Seattle Public Library. Tuesday, May 31, 2016, 5:30 PM – 7:30 PM.

Wakhtiyo Sheeko oo Soomali ah (Somali Story Time)

The Seattle Public Library Where: NewHolly Branch. Room Location: Meeting Room. Audience: Children. Language: Soomaali. Summary: Fadlan Keen Caruurtaada Si Ay U Qaataan Waqti Xiiso leh, Iyo Sheeko Xariiro Ku Bixi Doonta Afka Soomaaliaga. Story Time Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Story times are some of our most popular events! Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Translation: It is Somali Story Time at the NewHolly Branch! Bring your children to enjoy stories, rhymes and fun in Somali. More Children's Programs: http://www.spl.org/audiences/children/chi-calendar-of-events. Contact Info: NewHolly Branch 206-386-1905 or Ask a Librarian. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Cost: FREE. Event provided by: The Seattle Public Library. Tuesday, May 31, 2016, 6:30 PM – 7:00 PM.

Rainbow Story Time

The Seattle Public Library Where: University Branch. Room Location: Meeting Room. Audience: Children. Language: English. Summary: Families are invited to LGBTQ / Rainbow Story Time to enjoy stories, rhymes, crafts and fun while celebrating diversity and inclusion of all kinds of people and families. Description: It is Rainbow Story Time at the University Branch! Bring your families to enjoy stories, rhymes, songs and fun as we celebrate diversity and inclusion of all kinds of people and families! Story Time Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Story times are some of our most popular events! Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. More Children's Programs: http://www.spl.org/audiences/children/chi-calendar-of-events. Contact Info: University Branch 206-684-4063 or Ask a Librarian. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Cost: FREE. Event provided by: The Seattle Public Library. Tuesday, May 31, 2016, 6:45 PM – 7:15 PM.

Family Story Time

The Seattle Public Library Where: Delridge Branch. Room Location: Meeting Room. Audience: Children. Language: English. Summary: It is story time at the Delridge Branch! Bring your preschoolers and toddlers to enjoy stories, rhymes, songs and fun with our children's librarian, Miss Bea. Story Time Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Story times are some of our most popular events! Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. More Children's Programs: http://www.spl.org/audiences/children/chi-calendar-of-events. Contact Info: Delridge Branch 206-733-9125 or Ask a Librarian. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Cost: FREE. Event provided by: The Seattle Public Library. Tuesday, May 31, 2016, 7:00 PM – 7:30 PM.

Seasons

Seattle Area From Jacques Perrin and Jacques Cluzaud, the Oscar®-nominated creators of Winged Migration and Oceans, comes a history of Europe told through the paws, claws, and hooves of the animals that inhabit the continent. Recommended for ages 5 and older. Part of the SIFF Films4Families series. $13, $11 members. Age recommendation: Elementary School. Middle School. High School. Cost: Fee. Tuesday, May 31, 2016, 7:00 PM. SIFF Cinema Egyptian 805 E. Pine St. Seattle WA 98122. For more info visit www.siff.net.

雙語"玩中學"樂園 / Bilingual Kaleidoscope Play & Learn

The Seattle Public Library Where: Beacon Hill Branch. Room Location: Friends of The Seattle Public Library Meeting Room. Audience: Children. Language: English, 中文. Summary: 幼兒樂園裡 孩子們可透過玩遊戲 英文兒歌敎唱 讀故事書 做簡易手工及玩各類玩具等不同的活動方式 達到啟蒙的目的並協助幼兒們提前適應將來入學的環境 且更可幚助幼兒學習到如何與別人分享及相處的經驗。而幼兒的照顧者更可藉此機會與社區內其他幼兒照顧者交換資訊及經驗並拓展人際關係. Description: The Kaleidoscope play & learn group provides a fun and age-appropriate learning environment for 2-5 years old children. Story Time Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Story times are some of our most popular events! Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Translation: Children listen to stories, sing songs and do simple arts and crafts with their caregivers during the group time. There is also play time for children to explore various toys and play activities. Through this group children are being prepared for preschool and kindergarten learning environments, as well as building relationship with other children. Caregivers also build and strengthen connection and communication with their children, and connect with other caregivers in the community. Kaleidoscope pla… More Children's Programs: http://www.spl.org/audiences/children/chi-calendar-of-events. Contact Info: Beacon Hill Branch 206-684-4711 or Ask a Librarian. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Cost: FREE. Event provided by: The Seattle Public Library. Wednesday, June 1, 2016, 10:00 AM – 11:30 AM.

Toddler Time at SkyMania

Eastside Kids ages 5 and younger can come jump on trampolines! Parents are free and can enjoy free hot beverages plus a comfortable setting to relax while the kids play. No coupons or discounts allowed at this session. $5. Age recommendation: Toddler. Preschool. Cost: Fee. Pre-register: No. Phone: 425-825-7599. Email: info@skymaniatrampolines.com. Wednesday, June 1, 2016, 10:00 AM – 11:30 AM. SkyMania Trampolines 11801 NE 116th St. Suite B Kirkland WA 98034. For more info visit www.skymaniatrampolines.com.

Children's Story Time

The Seattle Public Library Where: Douglass-Truth Branch. Room Location: The Gayton Family Meeting Room. Audience: Children. Language: English. Summary: It is Children's Story Time at the Douglass-Truth Branch! Bring your preschoolers and toddlers to enjoy stories, dancing, singing and parachute-play with our Children's Librarian, Ms. Lynn. Story Time Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Story times are some of our most popular events! Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. More Children's Programs: http://www.spl.org/audiences/children/chi-calendar-of-events. Contact Info: Douglass-Truth Branch 206-684-4704 or Ask a Librarian. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Cost: FREE. Event provided by: The Seattle Public Library. Wednesday, June 1, 2016, 10:30 AM – 11:00 AM.

Kaleidoscope Play & Learn

The Seattle Public Library Where: Broadview Branch. Room Location: Meeting Room. Audience: Children. Language: English. Summary: Kaleidoscope play & learn offers a chance for children and their families to come play and have a good time. This group is open to children of all abilities, ages 18 months to 5 years old. Description: Children learn and explore through the use of art, music, toys and more. Families learn about their child's development and community resources available to them. Story Time Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Story times are some of our most popular events! Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. More Children's Programs: http://www.spl.org/audiences/children/chi-calendar-of-events. Contact Info: Broadview Branch 206-684-7519 or Ask a Librarian. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Cost: FREE. Event provided by: The Seattle Public Library. Wednesday, June 1, 2016, 10:30 AM – 11:30 AM.

Preschool Story Time

The Seattle Public Library Where: West Seattle Branch. Room Location: Meeting Room. Audience: Children. Language: English. Summary: It is story time at the West Seattle Branch! Bring your preschoolers to enjoy stories, rhymes, songs and fun with our children's librarian. For ages 3 - 5. Story Time Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Story times are some of our most popular events! Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. More Children's Programs: http://www.spl.org/audiences/children/chi-calendar-of-events. Contact Info: West Seattle Branch 206-684-7444 or Ask a Librarian. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Cost: FREE. Event provided by: The Seattle Public Library. Wednesday, June 1, 2016, 10:30 AM – 11:00 AM.

Toddler Story Time

The Seattle Public Library Where: Southwest Branch. Audience: Children. Language: English. Summary: It is story time at the Southwest Branch! Bring your toddlers to enjoy stories, rhymes, songs and fun with our children's librarian. Story Time Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Story times are some of our most popular events! Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. More Children's Programs: http://www.spl.org/audiences/children/chi-calendar-of-events. Contact Info: Southwest Branch 206-684-7455 or Ask a Librarian. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Cost: FREE. Event provided by: The Seattle Public Library. Wednesday, June 1, 2016, 10:30 AM – 11:00 AM.

Toddler Story Time

The Seattle Public Library Where: Central Library. Room Location: Level 1 - Anne Marie Gault Story Hour Room. Audience: Children. Language: English. Summary: It is story time at Central Library! Bring your toddlers to enjoy stories, rhymes, songs and fun with our children's librarian. Story Time Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Story times are some of our most popular events! Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Contact Info: *Central Library Children's Desk 206-386-4675 or Ask a Librarian. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Cost: FREE. Event provided by: The Seattle Public Library. Wednesday, June 1, 2016, 10:30 AM – 11:00 AM.

Family Story Time

The Seattle Public Library Where: Fremont Branch. Audience: Children. Language: English. Summary: It is story time at the Fremont Branch! Bring your preschoolers and toddlers to enjoy stories, rhymes, songs and fun with our children's librarian. Story Time Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Story times are some of our most popular events! Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. More Children's Programs: http://www.spl.org/audiences/children/chi-calendar-of-events. Contact Info: Fremont Branch 206-684-4084 or Ask a Librarian. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Cost: FREE. Event provided by: The Seattle Public Library. Wednesday, June 1, 2016, 11:00 AM – 11:30 AM.

Toddler Story Time at the Magnolia Community Center Tot Gym!

The Seattle Public Library Where: non-library location. Non-Library Location: Other. Address: Magnolia Community Center 2550 34th Ave W, Seattle, WA 98199. Audience: Children. Language: English. Summary: It is Toddler Story Time at the Magnolia Community Center Tot Gym! Bring your toddlers to enjoy stories, rhymes, songs and fun with our children's librarian, then stay and play at the free Tot Gym! Story Time Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Story times are some of our most popular events! Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. More Children's Programs: http://www.spl.org/audiences/children/chi-calendar-of-events. Contact Info: Magnolia Branch 206-386-4225 or Ask a Librarian. Contact: Amy Faulkner. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Cost: FREE. Event provided by: The Seattle Public Library. Wednesday, June 1, 2016, 11:00 AM – 11:30 AM.

Story Time at Mockingbird Books

Seattle Area Mockingbird Books offers a free story time daily at 11 a.m. (except Sundays). Though all ages are welcome, most often ages range from newborn to about 3 years old. Each day, our staff members hand-pick the books based on that day's audience. Story time is held in the center of the store, and usually lasts around a half-hour. The reader may differ depending on which staff member is working that morning. Age recommendation: Infant. Toddler. Preschool. Elementary School. Cost: FREE. Pre-register: No. Phone: 206-518-5886. Email: info@mockingbirdbooksgl.com. Wednesday, June 1, 2016, 11:00 AM – 11:30 AM. Mockingbird Books 7220 Woodlawn Ave. NE Seattle WA 98115. For more info visit www.mockingbirdbooksgl.com.

StoryTime for Kids

North Sound Join us at our Mill Creek store for dramatic readings of the best in new and classic kids books. You bring the kids, and we'll provide the activities and refreshments. StoryTime for Kids is ideal for ages 3 to 7. Age recommendation: Toddler. Preschool. Cost: FREE. Phone: 425-385-3530. Wednesday, June 1, 2016, 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM. University Book Store 15311 Main St. Mill Creek WA 98012. For more info visit www.bookstore.washington.edu.

Rainbow Story Time

The Seattle Public Library Where: University Branch. Room Location: Meeting Room. Audience: Children. Language: English. Summary: Families are invited to LGBTQ / Rainbow Story Time to enjoy stories, rhymes, crafts and fun while celebrating diversity and inclusion of all kinds of people and families. Story Time Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Story times are some of our most popular events! Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. More Children's Programs: http://www.spl.org/audiences/children/chi-calendar-of-events. Contact Info: University Branch 206-684-4063 or Ask a Librarian. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Cost: FREE. Event provided by: The Seattle Public Library. Wednesday, June 1, 2016, 11:15 AM – 11:45 AM.

Toddler Story Time

The Seattle Public Library Where: Green Lake Branch. Room Location: Mary Alice Cooley Meeting Room. Audience: Children. Language: English. Summary: It is story time at the Green Lake Branch! Bring your preschoolers and toddlers to enjoy stories, rhymes, songs and fun with our children's librarian. Story Time Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Story times are some of our most popular events! Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. More Children's Programs: http://www.spl.org/audiences/children/chi-calendar-of-events. Contact Info: Green Lake Branch 206-684-7547 or Ask a Librarian. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Cost: FREE. Event provided by: The Seattle Public Library. Wednesday, June 1, 2016, 11:15 AM – 12:15 PM.

Baby Story Time

The Seattle Public Library Where: Northeast Branch. Room Location: Meeting Room. Audience: Children. Language: English. Summary: It is baby story time at the Northeast Branch! Bring your infants 0-12 months to enjoy stories, rhymes, songs and fun with our children's librarian. Story Time Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Story times are some of our most popular events! Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. More Children's Programs: http://www.spl.org/audiences/children/chi-calendar-of-events. Contact Info: Northeast Branch 206-684-7539 or Ask a Librarian. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Cost: FREE. Event provided by: The Seattle Public Library. Wednesday, June 1, 2016, 12:30 PM – 1:00 PM.

Baby Story Time

The Seattle Public Library Where: Beacon Hill Branch. Audience: Children. Language: English. Summary: It is baby story time at the Beacon Hill Branch. Babies ages 0-14 months (siblings welcome too) will enjoy stories, rhymes, songs and fun games with our children's librarian, Miz Erica. Story Time Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Story times are some of our most popular events! Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. More Children's Programs: http://www.spl.org/audiences/children/chi-calendar-of-events. Contact Info: Beacon Hill Branch 206-684-4711 or Ask a Librarian. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Cost: FREE. Event provided by: The Seattle Public Library. Wednesday, June 1, 2016, 1:30 PM – 2:30 PM.

Game On!

The Seattle Public Library Where: High Point Branch. Room Location: Meeting Room. Audience: Children. Teens. Language: English. Summary: Come to the Library for board games and open play on the Kinect and Wii. For tweens and teens. Description: Grab a Red Vine, dance to the Kinect, drive yourself crazy on MarioKart or beat Ken the librarian in Kinect Track and Field! Whether you are a gaming expert or newbie: here is your chance to get some game time, meet other gamers and hear about great Library programs. Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Contact Info: High Point Branch 206-684-7454 or Ask a Librarian. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Cost: FREE. Event provided by: The Seattle Public Library. Wednesday, June 1, 2016, 2:00 PM – 4:30 PM.

Play & Paint

Eastside Bring your budding Picasso to explore all things paint-y! Splatter, roll and stamp together in open-ended paint exploration. All ages welcome. Held monthly on the first Wednesday through September. Included with museum membership or paid admission. $9.50, $8.50 seniors, free younger than 12 months. No registration required. Age recommendation: All ages. Cost: Fee. Pre-register: No. Phone: 425-637-8100. Email: info@kidsquestmuseum.org. Wednesday, June 1, 2016, 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM. KidsQuest Children’s Museum 4091 Factoria Square Mall SE Bellevue WA 98006. For more info visit www.kidsquestmuseum.org.

Teen Social Hour

The Seattle Public Library Where: Rainier Beach Branch. Room Location: Meeting Room. Audience: Teens. Language: English. Summary: This is a Teen Space event for teens 12 and up. Description: Long day at school? Nothing to do after school? Got a little time on your hands? Well, come to the Rainier Beach Branch and hang out with your friends and other teens your age. At Teen Social Hour you get to play video games, board games, listen to music, use a computer, talk and laugh out loud, and eat until the food runs out. This is a Teen Space event for middle school and high school students, only. You must be between 12 and 18 to attend. Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Contact Info: Rainier Beach Branch 206-386-1906 or Ask a Librarian. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Cost: FREE. Event provided by: The Seattle Public Library. Wednesday, June 1, 2016, 3:30 PM – 5:30 PM.

Mobile Game Design Program

The Seattle Public Library Where: Magnolia Branch. Room Location: Meeting Room. Class type: Other. Audience: Children. Teens. Language: English. Summary: In this 8-part class, you will learn the basics of game design and create a mobile video game. Registration is required. Description: Learn how to design a game -what it takes to create a game from start to finish and create your own mobile video game using TaleBlazer. Snacks provided. Limited to 12 participants. Designed for students in 5th to 8th grade. Class Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is required. Please call the branch at 206-386-4225. Contact Info: Magnolia Branch 206-386-4225 or Ask a Librarian. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Cost: FREE. Event provided by: The Seattle Public Library. Wednesday, June 1, 2016, 3:45 PM – 5:45 PM.

Tinkerlab Drop-In

The Seattle Public Library Where: South Park Branch. Audience: Children. Teens. Adults. Language: English. Summary: Drop in and work on a fun STEM-based craft or challenge and tinker around with construction and builder kits. There will be something for everyone ages 6 months to 1506 months! Description: Tinkerlab is a weekly all-ages program that introduces science, technology, engineering and math concepts through play, experimentation and discovery. Drop in for weekly self-directed challenges, join staff and mess around with cool inventor kits at monthly Tinkerlab Commons, and let us show you how to create amazing things using digital technology during occasional Tinkerlab Academies. Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Contact Info: South Park Branch 206-615-1688 or Ask a Librarian. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Cost: FREE. Event provided by: The Seattle Public Library. Wednesday, June 1, 2016, 4:00 PM – 6:00 PM.

Busy Builders

The Seattle Public Library Where: NewHolly Branch. Room Location: Meeting Room. Audience: Children. Language: English. Summary: Make something fantastic from your imagination with Legos! Build bridges or towers, the possibilities are endless with straws & connectors! Younger ones can practice shapes and colors with magnetic tiles. Description: Busy Builders program promotes imagination and creative play. Includes Legos, plastic straws and connectors, Jenga blocks, Picasso Magnetic Tiles and puzzles. Suggested age is 3-10. Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Contact Info: NewHolly Branch 206-386-1905 or Ask a Librarian. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Cost: FREE. Event provided by: The Seattle Public Library. Wednesday, June 1, 2016, 4:00 PM – 5:30 PM.

Let's Talk About Books for Ages 5-8

The Seattle Public Library Where: Northeast Branch. Room Location: Meeting Room. Audience: Children. Language: English. Summary: Join us for a book group at the Northeast Branch for ages 5-8. Parents and caregivers are welcome. This month's theme is: Geography & Exploration! Book Description: Come hear an exploration story, participate in a geography activity and talk about the exploration story that you read! Let's Talk About Books includes kids of diverse ages and reading abilities. Instead of a single book for our discussions, we pick a wide range of books based on a theme. Kids are welcome to read one of the books from our selection or one of their choosing within this month's theme, Geography & Exploration! Next Month's Title: The program is on break until October. Notes: This group meets the first Wednesday of every month at 4:00 p.m. from October through June. Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Contact Info: Northeast Branch 206-684-7539 or Ask a Librarian. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Cost: FREE. Event provided by: The Seattle Public Library. Wednesday, June 1, 2016, 4:00 PM – 5:00 PM.

Homework Help

The Seattle Public Library Where: High Point Branch. Room Location: Study Room. Audience: Children. Teens. Language: English. Summary: Homework Help volunteers will be at this branch to assist students on a drop-in basis throughout the school year, with the exception of school holidays. Description: These super volunteers provide support and encouragement to students and are especially good at helping new English speakers. Please note that, while Homework Help is available to students from kindergarten through 12th grade, volunteers are not responsible for children, who should not be left unsupervised. Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. More Options: Homework Help for Children Homework Help for Teens. Contact Info: High Point Branch 206-684-7454 or Ask a Librarian. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Cost: FREE. Event provided by: The Seattle Public Library. Wednesday, June 1, 2016, 4:00 PM – 5:45 PM.

Homework Help

The Seattle Public Library Where: Lake City Branch. Audience: Children. Teens. Language: English, Español. Summary: Homework Help volunteers will be at this branch to assist students on a drop-in basis throughout the school year, with the exception of school holidays. Description: These super volunteers provide support and encouragement to students and are especially good at helping new English speakers. , Please note that, while Homework Help is available to students from kindergarten through 12th grade, volunteers are not responsible for children, who should not be left unsupervised. Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. More Options: Homework Help for Children, Homework Help for Teens. Contact Info: Lake City Branch 206-684-7518 or Ask a Librarian. Contact: Nancy G. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Cost: FREE. Event provided by: The Seattle Public Library. Wednesday, June 1, 2016, 4:30 PM – 7:30 PM.

Homework Help

The Seattle Public Library Where: Rainier Beach Branch. Audience: Children. Language: English. Summary: Homework Help volunteers will be at this branch to assist students on a drop-in basis throughout the school year, with the exception of school holidays. Description: These super volunteers provide support and encouragement to students and are especially good at helping new English speakers. Please note that, while Homework Help is available to students from kindergarten through 12th grade, volunteers are not responsible for children, who should not be left unsupervised. Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. More Options: Homework Help for Children, Homework Help for Teens. Contact Info: Rainier Beach Branch 206-386-1906 or Ask a Librarian. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Cost: FREE. Event provided by: The Seattle Public Library. Wednesday, June 1, 2016, 5:30 PM – 7:30 PM.

Low Sensory Evenings

Eastside Low Sensory Evenings are a special time just for kids with sensory sensitivities to visit the museum. We're limiting attendance and turning down the ambient noise and light to provide an even more inviting place to explore, play, and learn. These evenings are especially appropriate for children with autism and/or Sensory Processing Disorder, but Low Sensory Evenings are open to children with any type of special need and their families. Pre-register. Age recommendation: All ages. Cost: FREE. Pre-register: Yes. Phone: 425-637-8100. Email: info@kidsquestmuseum.org. Wednesday, June 1, 2016, 5:30 PM – 7:30 PM. KidsQuest Children’s Museum 4091 Factoria Square Mall SE Bellevue WA 98006. For more info visit www.kidsquestmuseum.org.

¡Hora de cuentos! (Spanish Story Time)

The Seattle Public Library Where: Lake City Branch. Audience: Children. Language: Español. Summary: ¡Es una hora de cuentos para los niños y sus familias! (It's story time at the Lake City Branch!). Description: Niños y sus familias están invitados a celebrar cuentos, canciones, y jugeos divertidos en español con Marco Cortes. Story Time Notes: Los programas de la biblioteca son gratuitos. Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Story times are some of our most popular events! Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. More Children's Programs: http://www.spl.org/audiences/children/chi-calendar-of-events. Contact Info: Lake City Branch 206-684-7518 or Ask a Librarian. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Cost: FREE. Event provided by: The Seattle Public Library. Wednesday, June 1, 2016, 6:00 PM – 6:30 PM.

Family Story Time

The Seattle Public Library Where: Beacon Hill Branch. Room Location: Friends of The Seattle Public Library Meeting Room. Audience: Children. Language: English. Summary: It is story time at the Beacon Hill Branch! Bring your preschoolers and toddlers to enjoy stories, rhymes, songs and fun with our children's librarian. Story Time Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Story times are some of our most popular events! Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. More Children's Programs: http://www.spl.org/audiences/children/chi-calendar-of-events. Contact Info: Beacon Hill Branch 206-684-4711 or Ask a Librarian. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Cost: FREE. Event provided by: The Seattle Public Library. Wednesday, June 1, 2016, 6:45 PM – 7:15 PM.

Billy Elliott

Eastside Amidst the chaos of the 1984 miners’ strike in northern England, follow Billy’s journey as he stumbles out of the boxing ring and into a ballet class where he discovers a passion for dance that inspires his family and community—while changing his life forever. See performance preview guide online for content advisories. $37 to $72. Performance Type: Theater. Age recommendation: Elementary School. Middle School. High School. Cost: Fee. Phone: 425-392-2202. Wednesday, June 1, 2016, 7:30 PM. Francis J. Gaudette Theatre 303 Front St. N. Issaquah WA 98027. For more info visit villagetheatre.org.

FREE Burke Museum

Seattle Area The Burke Museum is FREE and open 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. first Thursdays. Age recommendation: All ages. Cost: FREE. Pre-register: No. Phone: 206-543-5590. Thursday, June 2, 2016, 10:00 AM – 8:00 PM. Burke Museum 4500 15th Ave. N.E. Seattle WA 98105. For more info visit www.burkemuseum.org.

FREE Museum of History and Industry

Seattle Area Museum of History and Industry is FREE 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. first Thursdays. Admission rates may apply for special exhibits. Age recommendation: All ages. Cost: FREE. Pre-register: No. Phone: 206-324-1126. Thursday, June 2, 2016, 10:00 AM – 8:00 PM. Museum of History and Industry (MOHAI) 860 Terry Ave. N. Seattle WA 98109. For more info visit www.mohai.org.

FREE Nordic Heritage Museum

Seattle Area Nordic Heritage Museum is FREE 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. first Thursdays. Preschoolers can enjoy a free Nordic story time with crafts from 10 to 11 a.m. (not intended for large groups). Age recommendation: All ages. Cost: FREE. Pre-register: No. Phone: 206-789-5707. Thursday, June 2, 2016, 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM. Nordic Heritage Museum 3014 N.W. 67th St. Seattle WA 98117. For more info visit www.nordicmuseum.org.

FREE Seattle Art Museum

Seattle Area Seattle Art Museum is FREE 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. first Thursdays (fee for special exhibits). Age recommendation: All ages. Cost: FREE. Pre-register: No. Phone: 206-654-3100. Thursday, June 2, 2016, 10:00 AM – 9:00 PM. Seattle Art Museum 1300 First Ave. Seattle WA 98101. For more info visit www.seattleartmuseum.org.

FREE Seattle Asian Art Museum

Seattle Area Seattle Asian Art Museum 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. first Thursdays and 5 to 9 p.m. second Thursdays. Age recommendation: All ages. Cost: FREE. Pre-register: No. Phone: 206-654-3100. Thursday, June 2, 2016, 10:00 AM – 9:00 PM. Seattle Asian Art Museum 1400 E. Prospect St. Seattle WA 98112. For more info visit www.seattleartmuseum.org.

FREE Wing Luke Museum

Seattle Area The Wing is FREE 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. first Thursdays . Age recommendation: All ages. Cost: FREE. Pre-register: No. Phone: 206-623-5124. Thursday, June 2, 2016, 10:00 AM – 8:00 PM. Wing Luke Museum 719 S. King St. Seattle WA 98104. For more info visit www.wingluke.org.

Toddler Time at SkyMania

Eastside Kids ages 5 and younger can come jump on trampolines! Parents are free and can enjoy free hot beverages plus a comfortable setting to relax while the kids play. No coupons or discounts allowed at this session. $5. Age recommendation: Toddler. Preschool. Cost: Fee. Pre-register: No. Phone: 425-825-7599. Email: info@skymaniatrampolines.com. Thursday, June 2, 2016, 10:00 AM – 11:30 AM. SkyMania Trampolines 11801 NE 116th St. Suite B Kirkland WA 98034. For more info visit www.skymaniatrampolines.com.

Free First Thursday

Farther Afield On the first Thursday of the month, families are invited to explore KiDiMu for free! Have fun with a variety of hands-on exhibits and art activities. Age recommendation: Toddler. Preschool. Cost: FREE. Pre-register: No. Phone: 206-855-4650. Email: learnmore@kidimu.org. Thursday, June 2, 2016, 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM. Kids Discovery Museum 301 Ravine Lane N.E. Bainbridge Island WA 98110.

Toddler Story Time

The Seattle Public Library Where: Northeast Branch. Room Location: Meeting Room. Audience: Children. Language: English. Summary: It is story time at the Northeast Branch! Bring your toddlers to enjoy stories, rhymes, songs and fun with our children's librarian. Story Time Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Story times are some of our most popular events! Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. More Children's Programs: http://www.spl.org/audiences/children/chi-calendar-of-events. Contact Info: Northeast Branch 206-684-7539 or Ask a Librarian. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Cost: FREE. Event provided by: The Seattle Public Library. Thursday, June 2, 2016, 10:15 AM – 10:35 AM.

Grupo Bilingüe de Juegos / Bilingual Kaleidoscope Play & Learn

The Seattle Public Library Where: Columbia Branch. Room Location: The Weiland Family Meeting Room. Audience: Children. Language: English, Español. Summary: It is story time at the Columbia Branch! Bring your preschoolers and toddlers to enjoy stories, rhymes, songs and fun with our children's librarian. Description: Niños escuchan cuentos, cantan y participan en actividades de artes con sus padres o cuidador durante la hora de grupo. Tambien hay tiempo para que los niños exploran varios juguetes y actividades. El hora de Juego Libre y Tiempo de Círculo de 10:30 a 11:30 a.m. Les animamos a los padres y cuidadores traer una comida para comer con su niño/a y compartir en grupo. A traves de este grupo, los niños reciben preparacion para el ambiente de aprendizaje que se encuentra en el prescolar y kinder, ademas de formand… Story Time Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Story times are some of our most popular events! Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Translation: Children listen to stories, sing songs and do simple arts and crafts with their caregivers during the group time. There is also play time for children to explore various toys and play activities. Free play and circle time from 10:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. Caregivers are encouraged to bring a lunch or snack and eat together from 11:30 - noon. Through this group children are being prepared for preschool and kindergarten learning environments as well as building relationship with others. Caregivers also build up… More Children's Programs: http://www.spl.org/audiences/children/chi-calendar-of-events. Contact Info: Columbia Branch 206-386-1908 or Ask a Librarian. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Cost: FREE. Event provided by: The Seattle Public Library. Thursday, June 2, 2016, 10:30 AM – 12:00 PM.

Preschool Story Time

The Seattle Public Library Where: Beacon Hill Branch. Room Location: Friends of The Seattle Public Library Meeting Room. Audience: Children. Language: English. Summary: It is story time at the Beacon Hill Branch! Bring your preschoolers to enjoy stories, rhymes, songs and fun with our children's librarian. Story Time Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Story times are some of our most popular events! Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. More Children's Programs: http://www.spl.org/audiences/children/chi-calendar-of-events. Contact Info: Beacon Hill Branch 206-684-4711 or Ask a Librarian. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Cost: FREE. Event provided by: The Seattle Public Library. Thursday, June 2, 2016, 10:30 AM – 11:00 AM.

Preschool Story Time

The Seattle Public Library Where: Southwest Branch. Audience: Children. Language: English. Summary: It is story time at the Southwest Branch! Bring your preschoolers to enjoy stories, rhymes, songs and fun with our children's librarian. Story Time Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Story times are some of our most popular events! Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. More Children's Programs: http://www.spl.org/audiences/children/chi-calendar-of-events. Contact Info: Southwest Branch 206-684-7455 or Ask a Librarian. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Cost: FREE. Event provided by: The Seattle Public Library. Thursday, June 2, 2016, 10:30 AM – 11:00 AM.

Preschool Story Time

The Seattle Public Library Where: Central Library. Room Location: Level 1 - Anne Marie Gault Story Hour Room. Audience: Children. Language: English. Summary: It is story time at Central Library! Bring your preschoolers to enjoy stories, rhymes, songs and fun with our children's librarian. Story Time Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Story times are some of our most popular events! Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Contact Info: *Central Library Children's Desk 206-386-4675 or Ask a Librarian. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Cost: FREE. Event provided by: The Seattle Public Library. Thursday, June 2, 2016, 10:30 AM – 11:00 AM.

中文故事会 (Mandarin Chinese Story Time)

The Seattle Public Library Where: Beacon Hill Branch. Room Location: Friends of The Seattle Public Library Meeting Room. Audience: Children. Language: 中文. Summary: 开心享受国语儿歌、故事及歌曲!(Enjoy rhymes, stories and songs in Mandarin Chinese!). Description: 所有活动均为免费。在各分馆设有限额免费停车位。. Story Time Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Story times are some of our most popular events! Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. More Children's Programs: http://www.spl.org/audiences/children/chi-calendar-of-events. Contact Info: Beacon Hill Branch 206-684-4711 or Ask a Librarian. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Cost: FREE. Event provided by: The Seattle Public Library. Thursday, June 2, 2016, 11:00 AM – 11:30 AM.

Family Story Time

The Seattle Public Library Where: Queen Anne Branch. Audience: Children. Language: English. Summary: It is story time at the Queen Anne Branch! Bring your preschoolers and toddlers to enjoy stories, rhymes, songs and fun with our children's librarian. Story Time Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Story times are some of our most popular events! Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. More Children's Programs: http://www.spl.org/audiences/children/chi-calendar-of-events. Contact Info: Queen Anne Branch 206-386-4227 or Ask a Librarian. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Cost: FREE. Event provided by: The Seattle Public Library. Thursday, June 2, 2016, 11:00 AM – 11:30 AM.

Kaleidoscope Play & Learn

The Seattle Public Library Where: Delridge Branch. Room Location: Meeting Room. Audience: Children. Language: English, Español, Soomaali. Summary: Kaleidoscope play & learn groups are led by trained facilitators who guide children and adults through a variety of developmental activities that promote early learning. Description: Group activities include art, music and movement, and circle time. The weekly sessions are open to parents and caregivers with children between the ages of 2 to 5. Adults are provided information on school readiness, early literacy, health and development, and community resources.Group is co-facilitated in English, Spanish and Somali. Younger and older siblings are welcome. Story Time Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Story times are some of our most popular events! Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. More Children's Programs: http://www.spl.org/audiences/children/chi-calendar-of-events. Contact Info: Delridge Branch 206-733-9125 or Ask a Librarian. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Cost: FREE. Event provided by: The Seattle Public Library. Thursday, June 2, 2016, 11:00 AM – 12:30 PM.

FREE Henry Art Gallery

Seattle Area The Henry Art Gallery is FREE 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. first Thursdays. Age recommendation: All ages. Cost: FREE. Pre-register: No. Phone: 206-616-9625. Thursday, June 2, 2016, 11:00 AM – 9:00 PM. Henry Art Gallery University of Washington 4100 15th Ave. N.E. Seattle WA 98105. For more info visit www.henryart.org.

FREE Northwest African American Museum

Seattle Area The Northwest African American Museum is FREE 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. first Thursdays. Age recommendation: All ages. Cost: FREE. Pre-register: No. Phone: 206-518-6000. Thursday, June 2, 2016, 11:00 AM – 7:00 PM. Northwest African American Museum 2300 S. Massachusetts St. Seattle WA 98144. For more info visit www.naamnw.org.

Story Time at Mockingbird Books

Seattle Area Mockingbird Books offers a free story time daily at 11 a.m. (except Sundays). Though all ages are welcome, most often ages range from newborn to about 3 years old. Each day, our staff members hand-pick the books based on that day's audience. Story time is held in the center of the store, and usually lasts around a half-hour. The reader may differ depending on which staff member is working that morning. Age recommendation: Infant. Toddler. Preschool. Elementary School. Cost: FREE. Pre-register: No. Phone: 206-518-5886. Email: info@mockingbirdbooksgl.com. Thursday, June 2, 2016, 11:00 AM – 11:30 AM. Mockingbird Books 7220 Woodlawn Ave. NE Seattle WA 98115. For more info visit www.mockingbirdbooksgl.com.

StoryTime for Kids

Eastside Join Carolyn each Thursday morning at 11 a.m. for a lively hour of stories and art. Animated readings will entertain your children and help them form positive reading habits. Painting and drawing will stimulate their creative minds. Juice and cookies to follow. Ideal for kids ages 3 to 7. Age recommendation: Toddler. Preschool. Elementary School. Cost: FREE. Phone: 425-462-4500. Thursday, June 2, 2016, 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM. University Book Store 990 102nd Ave. N.E. Bellevue WA 98004. For more info visit www.bookstore.washington.edu.

Toddler Story Time

The Seattle Public Library Where: Northeast Branch. Room Location: Meeting Room. Audience: Children. Language: English. Summary: It is story time at the Northeast Branch! Bring your toddlers to enjoy stories, rhymes, songs and fun with our children's librarian. Story Time Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Story times are some of our most popular events! Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. More Children's Programs: http://www.spl.org/audiences/children/chi-calendar-of-events. Contact Info: Northeast Branch 206-684-7539 or Ask a Librarian. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Cost: FREE. Event provided by: The Seattle Public Library. Thursday, June 2, 2016, 11:15 AM – 11:35 AM.

Baby Story Time

The Seattle Public Library Where: Columbia Branch. Audience: Children. Language: English. Summary: It is baby story time at the Columbia Branch. Babies ages 0-14 months (siblings welcome too) will enjoy stories, rhymes, songs and fun games with our children's librarian, Miz Erica. Story Time Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Story times are some of our most popular events! Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. More Children's Programs: http://www.spl.org/audiences/children/chi-calendar-of-events. Contact Info: Columbia Branch 206-386-1908 or Ask a Librarian. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Cost: FREE. Event provided by: The Seattle Public Library. Thursday, June 2, 2016, 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM.

Billy Elliott

Eastside Amidst the chaos of the 1984 miners’ strike in northern England, follow Billy’s journey as he stumbles out of the boxing ring and into a ballet class where he discovers a passion for dance that inspires his family and community—while changing his life forever. See performance preview guide online for content advisories. $37 to $72. Performance Type: Theater. Age recommendation: Elementary School. Middle School. High School. Cost: Fee. Phone: 425-392-2202. Thursday, June 2, 2016, 2:00 PM. Francis J. Gaudette Theatre 303 Front St. N. Issaquah WA 98027. For more info visit villagetheatre.org.

Thursday Special

North Sound Imagine Children's Museum is half price 3 to 5 p.m. Thursdays. No groups, field trips or coupons. Age recommendation: All ages. Cost: Fee. Pre-register: No. Phone: 425-258-1006. Thursday, June 2, 2016, 3:00 PM – 5:00 PM. Imagine Children's Museum 1502 Wall St. Everett WA 98201. For more info visit www.imaginecm.org.

Tinkerlab Drop-In

The Seattle Public Library Where: High Point Branch. Audience: Children. Teens. Adults. Language: English. Summary: Drop in and work on a fun STEM-based craft or challenge and tinker around with construction and builder kits. There will be something for everyone ages 6 months to 1506 months! Description: Tinkerlab is a weekly all-ages program that introduces science, technology, engineering and math concepts through play, experimentation and discovery. Drop in for weekly self-directed challenges, join staff and mess around with cool inventor kits at monthly Tinkerlab Commons, and let us show you how to create amazing things using digital technology during occasional Tinkerlab Academies. Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Contact Info: Delridge Branch 206-733-9125 or Ask a Librarian. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Cost: FREE. Event provided by: The Seattle Public Library. Thursday, June 2, 2016, 4:00 PM – 6:00 PM.

Drop-in Art

The Seattle Public Library Where: Magnolia Branch. Room Location: Meeting Room. Audience: Children. Language: English. Summary: Come to the Magnolia Branch for free drop-in art activities led by teens. Description: Have an interest in arts and crafts? Looking for something to do after school? Join us for free drop-in art activities led by teens. Notes: Library events and programs are free. This program is tailored for students in 2nd through 5th grade. Due to seating capacity, this program is limited to the first 25 participants. Registration is not required. The door opens 5 minutes before the program begins. Contact Info: Magnolia Branch 206-386-4225 or Ask a Librarian. Contact: Jesten Ray. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Cost: FREE. Event provided by: The Seattle Public Library. Thursday, June 2, 2016, 4:00 PM – 5:30 PM.

Homework Help

The Seattle Public Library Where: High Point Branch. Room Location: Study Room. Audience: Children. Teens. Language: English. Summary: Homework Help volunteers will be at this branch to assist students on a drop-in basis throughout the school year, with the exception of school holidays. Description: These super volunteers provide support and encouragement to students and are especially good at helping new English speakers. Please note that, while Homework Help is available to students from kindergarten through 12th grade, volunteers are not responsible for children, who should not be left unsupervised. Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. More Options: Homework Help for Children Homework Help for Teens. Contact Info: High Point Branch 206-684-7454 or Ask a Librarian. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Cost: FREE. Event provided by: The Seattle Public Library. Thursday, June 2, 2016, 4:00 PM – 5:45 PM.

Preschool Story Time and Craft

The Seattle Public Library Where: Broadview Branch. Room Location: Meeting Room. Audience: Children. Language: English. Summary: It is story time at the Broadview Branch! Bring your preschoolers (and their siblings) to enjoy stories, rhymes, songs and fun with Miss Louisa. Stay afterwards for an awesome craft project! Story Time Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Story times are some of our most popular events! Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. More Children's Programs: http://www.spl.org/audiences/children/chi-calendar-of-events. Contact Info: Broadview Branch 206-684-7519 or Ask a Librarian. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Cost: FREE. Event provided by: The Seattle Public Library. Thursday, June 2, 2016, 4:00 PM – 5:00 PM.

Gage Teen Art Studios

Eastside Teens can participate in hands-on art activities with Gage Academy of Art. See schedule online. FREE. Age recommendation: Middle School. High School. Cost: FREE. Phone: 425-519-0770. Email: andrea@gageacademy.org. Thursday, June 2, 2016, 4:00 PM – 7:00 PM. Bellevue Arts Museum 510 Bellevue Way N.E. Bellevue WA 98004. For more info visit www.bellevuearts.org.

Tabletop/Board Game Thursdays

Eastside Is your child or teenager interested in the huge world of board gaming and roleplaying? Join us as we play some of the best board and miniatures games, from classics like Ticket to Ride and Carcassonne, to new favorites like Codenames and Mission Red Planet. No experience required! Age recommendation: Elementary School. Middle School. High School. Cost: FREE. Pre-register: No. Thursday, June 2, 2016, 4:00 PM – 7:00 PM. Mercer Island Community & Event Center 8236 SE 24th St. Mercer Island WA 98040. For more info visit www.mercergov.org.

Homework Help

The Seattle Public Library Where: Lake City Branch. Audience: Children. Teens. Language: English, Español. Summary: Homework Help volunteers will be at this branch to assist students on a drop-in basis throughout the school year, with the exception of school holidays. Description: These super volunteers provide support and encouragement to students and are especially good at helping new English speakers. , Please note that, while Homework Help is available to students from kindergarten through 12th grade, volunteers are not responsible for children, who should not be left unsupervised. Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. More Options: Homework Help for Children, Homework Help for Teens. Contact Info: Lake City Branch 206-684-7518 or Ask a Librarian. Contact: Nancy G. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Cost: FREE. Event provided by: The Seattle Public Library. Thursday, June 2, 2016, 4:30 PM – 7:30 PM.

Cartoon Happy Hour

Seattle Area Bring the family and watch cartoons on the big screen every Thursday evening as you take advantage of special food and drink offers. Age recommendation: All ages. Cost: FREE. Thursday, June 2, 2016, 5:00 PM – 7:00 PM. Central Cinema 1411 21st Ave. Seattle WA 98122. For more info visit central-cinema.com.

FREE Museum of Flight + Middle School Science Fair

Seattle Area The Museum of Flight is FREE 5 to 9 p.m. first Thursdays. Tonight, the Museum of Flight is proud to host the Seattle Public Schools Middle School Science and Engineering Fair. Students in grades 6 to 8 complete a research-based project that either answers a scientific question or solves an engineering problem. Age recommendation: All ages. Cost: FREE. Pre-register: No. Phone: 206-764-5720. Thursday, June 2, 2016, 5:00 PM – 9:00 PM. Museum of Flight 9404 E. Marginal Way S. Seattle WA 98108. For more info visit www.museumofflight.org.

Chess Club

The Seattle Public Library Where: Northeast Branch. Room Location: Meeting Room. Audience: Children. Teens. Adults. Language: English. Summary: Come play a game of chess! Children, teens and adults - people of all ages are invited to drop by for fun and casual games of chess. Chess puzzles and basic chess instruction also available. Description: All skill levels are welcome. Chess sets and guidance by an adult chess coach will be available. Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Contact Info: Northeast Branch 206-684-7539 or Ask a Librarian. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Cost: FREE. Event provided by: The Seattle Public Library. Thursday, June 2, 2016, 5:30 PM – 7:30 PM.

Homework Help

The Seattle Public Library Where: Rainier Beach Branch. Audience: Children. Language: English. Summary: Homework Help volunteers will be at this branch to assist students on a drop-in basis throughout the school year, with the exception of school holidays. Description: These super volunteers provide support and encouragement to students and are especially good at helping new English speakers. Please note that, while Homework Help is available to students from kindergarten through 12th grade, volunteers are not responsible for children, who should not be left unsupervised. Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. More Options: Homework Help for Children, Homework Help for Teens. Contact Info: Rainier Beach Branch 206-386-1906 or Ask a Librarian. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Cost: FREE. Event provided by: The Seattle Public Library. Thursday, June 2, 2016, 5:30 PM – 7:30 PM.

Late Play Date

South Sound On the first Thursday of every month, drop in at the White River Valley Museum for FREE admission and themed activities perfect for families with children ages 3 to 12. No registration required. Age recommendation: Preschool. Elementary School. Cost: FREE. Pre-register: No. Phone: 253-288-7433. Thursday, June 2, 2016, 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM. White River Valley Museum 918 H St. S.E. Auburn WA 98002. For more info visit wrvmuseum.org.

Billy Elliott

Eastside Amidst the chaos of the 1984 miners’ strike in northern England, follow Billy’s journey as he stumbles out of the boxing ring and into a ballet class where he discovers a passion for dance that inspires his family and community—while changing his life forever. See performance preview guide online for content advisories. $37 to $72. Performance Type: Theater. Age recommendation: Elementary School. Middle School. High School. Cost: Fee. Phone: 425-392-2202. Thursday, June 2, 2016, 7:30 PM. Francis J. Gaudette Theatre 303 Front St. N. Issaquah WA 98027. For more info visit villagetheatre.org.

Beach Exploration

Seattle Area Join beach naturalists and explore the beach at low tide. Dress for the weather; waterproof footwear recommended. Locations: Richmond Beach Saltwater Park, 2021 N.W. 190th St. Shoreline. Carkeek Park, 950 N.W. Carkeek Park Road, Seattle. Golden Gardens, 8498 Seaview Place N.W. Seattle. South Alki Beach Park, 1702 Alki Ave. S.W. Seattle. Lincoln Park, 8011 Fauntleroy Way S.W. Seattle. Seahurst Park, 2220 S.W. Seahurst Park Road, Burien. Age recommendation: All ages. Cost: FREE. Pre-register: No. Phone: 206-386-4300. Friday, June 3, 2016, 9:30 AM – 1:00 PM. Various beach locations. For more info visit www.seattleaquarium.org.

Beach Exploration

South Sound Join beach naturalists and explore the beach at low tide. Dress for the weather; waterproof footwear recommended. Age recommendation: All ages. Cost: FREE. Phone: 206-386-4300. Friday, June 3, 2016, 9:30 AM – 1:00 PM. Saltwater State Park Marine View Drive Des Moines WA 98198. For more info visit www.seattleaquarium.org.

Bookmobile in Ballard

The Seattle Public Library Where: Ballard Branch. Audience: Children. Teens. Adults. ESL. LEAP. Language: English. Summary: A bookmobile will be parked from 10 a.m. until 3 p.m. along 22nd Ave. N.W. between N.W. 56th and 57th streets on select Fridays and Sundays during the closure. Description: The bookmobile will be stocked with Children’s, Teen and Adult materials. Come visit us outside the branch to check-out materials. Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Cost: FREE. Event provided by: The Seattle Public Library. Friday, June 3, 2016, 10:00 AM – 3:00 PM.

Valley of Gems Show

South Sound Annual Puyallup Valley Gem and Mineral Club Show features displays, vendors and kids’ activities.10 a.m. to 5 p.m. June 3-5. Age recommendation: All ages. Cost: FREE. Phone: 253-987-6751. Friday, June 3, 2016, 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM. Swiss Park 9205 198th Ave. E. Bonney Lake WA. For more info visit www.rockngem.com.

Shine-Time Music Olympics

Seattle Area Interactive, 35-minute program of musical games, stories and songs featuring Let Your Music Shine with Lisa & Linda. Today’s show explores percussion around the world. Part of the Tiny Tots series for birth through age 5. 10:30 a.m. June 3-4, plus 9:30 and 11:30 a.m. June 4. $12, including babes in arms. Performance Type: Music. Age recommendation: Infant. Toddler. Preschool. Cost: Fee. Phone: 206-215-4747. Friday, June 3, 2016, 10:30 AM. Benaroya Hall 200 University St. Seattle WA 98101. For more info visit www.seattlesymphony.org.

Small Frye: Storytelling + Art

Seattle Area Small Frye is expanding to emphasize skills for early learners. Now presented in two parts: storytelling and art, you can register for both parts or just storytelling. For children ages 3 to 5 and their caregivers, activities include counting, identifying size, shape, and color, recognizing weather patterns and basic animal biology. Play with the storytellers from Seattle Children's Theatre as they weave together an imaginative narrative and a dramatic book reading. Then sculpt, draw, collage, and paint with Frye art educators. Each art activity is connected to content and themes in the stories. Book selection and art activity changes with each new exhibition. 10:30 to 11 a.m. storytelling, 11:15 to 11:45 a.m. art. first Friday of every month. Space is limited and pre-registration is recommended; must attend storytelling time to participate in the art-making. Age recommendation: Preschool. Cost: FREE. Phone: 206-622-9250. Friday, June 3, 2016, 10:30 AM – 11:45 AM. Frye Art Museum 704 Terry Ave. Seattle WA 98104. For more info visit fryemuseum.org.

Family Story Time

The Seattle Public Library Where: Broadview Branch. Room Location: Children's Area. Audience: Children. Language: English. Summary: It is story time at the Broadview Branch! Bring your entire family to enjoy stories, rhymes, songs and fun with Miss Louisa. Story Time Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Story times are some of our most popular events! Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. More Children's Programs: http://www.spl.org/audiences/children/chi-calendar-of-events. Contact Info: Broadview Branch 206-684-7519 or Ask a Librarian. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Cost: FREE. Event provided by: The Seattle Public Library. Friday, June 3, 2016, 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM.

Story Time at Mockingbird Books

Seattle Area Mockingbird Books offers a free story time daily at 11 a.m. (except Sundays). Though all ages are welcome, most often ages range from newborn to about 3 years old. Each day, our staff members hand-pick the books based on that day's audience. Story time is held in the center of the store, and usually lasts around a half-hour. The reader may differ depending on which staff member is working that morning. Age recommendation: Infant. Toddler. Preschool. Elementary School. Cost: FREE. Pre-register: No. Phone: 206-518-5886. Email: info@mockingbirdbooksgl.com. Friday, June 3, 2016, 11:00 AM – 11:30 AM. Mockingbird Books 7220 Woodlawn Ave. NE Seattle WA 98115. For more info visit www.mockingbirdbooksgl.com.

Story Time with PJ Library

Seattle Area Every Friday, come enjoy stories and songs with PJ Library. Age recommendation: Toddler. Preschool. Cost: FREE. Phone: 206-937-8732. Friday, June 3, 2016, 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM. Chaco Canyon Organic Cafe 3770 SW Alaska St. Seattle WA 98126. For more info visit chacocanyoncafe.com.

FREE Bellevue Arts Museum

Eastside Bellevue Arts Museum offers free admission the first Friday of each month, 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. Age recommendation: All ages. Cost: FREE. Phone: 425-519-0770. Friday, June 3, 2016, 11:00 AM – 8:00 PM. Bellevue Arts Museum 510 Bellevue Way N.E. Bellevue WA 98004. For more info visit www.bellevuearts.org.

中文故事会 (Mandarin Chinese Story Time)

The Seattle Public Library Where: Lake City Branch. Room Location: Children's Area. Audience: Children. Language: 中文. Summary: 开心享受国语儿歌、故事及歌曲!(Enjoy rhymes, stories, and songs in Mandarin Chinese!). Story Time Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Story times are some of our most popular events! Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. More Children's Programs: http://www.spl.org/audiences/children/chi-calendar-of-events. Contact Info: Lake City Branch 206-684-7518 or Ask a Librarian. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Cost: FREE. Event provided by: The Seattle Public Library. Friday, June 3, 2016, 11:30 AM – 12:00 PM.

Bothell Farmers Market Opening Day

North Sound Shop from a variety of locally grown and produced food and crafts, plus enjoy live music by Michelle Bernath from noon to 3 p.m. and steel drums by Stanley Alleyne from 3:30 to 6 p.m. Face painting and balloon animals available for kids. Age recommendation: All ages. Cost: FREE. Phone: 425-483-2250. Email: katie@countryvillagebothell.com. Friday, June 3, 2016, 12:00 PM – 6:00 PM. Country Village 23718 Bothell Everett Hwy Bothell WA 98021.

Northwest Pinball & Arcade Show

South Sound More than 400 pinball and arcade games all set on free play, tournaments, prizes, kids' area, guest speakers and more. Noon to 11:30 p.m. June 3, 10 a.m. to 11:30 p.m. June 4, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. June 5. $20 to $30, $10 to $15 ages 6 to 14, ages 5 and younger free with paid adult, 2 kids per adult. Weekend passes available. Age recommendation: All ages. Cost: Fee. Friday, June 3, 2016, 12:00 PM – 11:30 PM. Greater Tacoma Convention & Trade Center 1500 Broadway Tacoma WA 98402. For more info visit www.nwpinballshow.com.

CANCELED - Teen Space

The Seattle Public Library Where: Douglass-Truth Branch. Room Location: The Gayton Family Meeting Room. Audience: Teens. Language: English. Summary: Play games, hang out, eat snacks and make new friends after school every Friday at the Douglass-Truth Branch. Description: Drop in to the Teen Space for a new activity every week, including board and video games, crafts, and learning activities in a space reserved just for ages 12-19. Bring a friend; we'll bring the snacks and supplies. Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Contact Info: Douglass-Truth Branch 206-684-4704 or Ask a Librarian. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Cost: FREE. Event provided by: The Seattle Public Library. Friday, June 3, 2016, 2:30 PM – 4:30 PM.

Edmonds Waterfront Festival

North Sound Arts and crafts, food, kids' games and activities, music and more. 3 to 10 p.m. June 3, 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. June 4, 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. June 5. $3, free ages 12 and younger. Free parking and shuttles. Age recommendation: All ages. Cost: Fee. Friday, June 3, 2016, 3:00 PM – 10:00 PM. Port of Edmonds Marina 336 Admiral Way Edmonds WA 98020. For more info visit www.edmondswaterfrontfestival.com.

Wakhtiyo Sheeko oo Soomali ah (Somali Story Time)

The Seattle Public Library Where: Rainier Beach Branch. Room Location: Meeting Room. Audience: Children. Language: Soomaali. Summary: Fadlan Keen Caruurtaada Si Ay U Qaataan Waqti Xiiso leh, Iyo Sheeko Xariiro Ku Bixi Doonta Afka Soomaaliaga. Story Time Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Story times are some of our most popular events! Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Translation: (It is Somali story time at Rainier Beach! Bring your children to enjoy stories, rhymes and fun.). More Children's Programs: http://www.spl.org/audiences/children/chi-calendar-of-events. Contact Info: Rainier Beach Branch 206-386-1906 or Ask a Librarian. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Cost: FREE. Event provided by: The Seattle Public Library. Friday, June 3, 2016, 5:00 PM – 5:30 PM.

FREE Hands On Children’s Museum

South Sound Hands On Children’s Museum is FREE 5 to 9 p.m. first Fridays. Age recommendation: Infant. Toddler. Preschool. Elementary School. Cost: FREE. Pre-register: No. Phone: 360-956-0818. Friday, June 3, 2016, 5:00 PM – 9:00 PM. Hands On Children’s Museum 414 Jefferson St. N.E. Olympia WA 98501. For more info visit www.hocm.org.

Disney's High School Musical

Seattle Area Young actors with Broadway Bound perform the popular musical about two teens from rival cliques. 7 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays, 2 p.m. weekends, through June 19. $13.50, $17.50 VIP. Performance Type: Theater. Age recommendation: All ages. Cost: Fee. Phone: 206-526-5437. Friday, June 3, 2016, 7:00 PM. Building 47 Theatre at Magnuson Park 7120 62nd Ave. NE Seattle WA 98115. For more info visit www.broadwaybound.org.

A Year with Frog and Toad

South Sound Olympia Family Theater presents this whimsical, musical celebration of friendship with the characters from Arthur Lobel’s beloved books. 7 pm Fridays, 2 pm weekends, through June 5. $19, $16 students, seniors and military, $13 ages 12 and younger. Performance Type: Theater. Age recommendation: All ages. Cost: Fee. Phone: 360-753-8586. Friday, June 3, 2016, 7:00 PM. Olympia Family Theater 612 Fourth Ave. E. Olympia WA 98501. For more info visit olyft.org.

Bat Walk

Eastside Learn about local bat species, then take a ranger-led hike to see them leaving their roosting sites. Bring a flashlight or headlamp. Ages 5 and older. $4 to $5. Pre-register online or call 425-452-6885, course #106576. Age recommendation: Elementary School. Middle School. High School. Cost: Fee. Pre-register: Yes. Phone: 425-452-4195. Email: tbushmanst@bellevuewa.gov. Friday, June 3, 2016, 7:30 PM – 9:00 PM. Lewis Creek Park Visitor Center 5808 Lakemont Blvd. S.E. Bellevue WA 98006. For more info visit bellevuewa.gov.

The Marvelous Land of Oz

Eastside Story follows a boy named Tip who journeys through the lands of Oz, meeting new and old characters along the way. 7:30 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays, 2:30 p.m. weekends, through June 19. $17 to $19. Performance Type: Theater. Age recommendation: Preschool. Elementary School. Middle School. High School. Cost: Fee. Phone: 425-820-1800. Friday, June 3, 2016, 7:30 PM. Studio East 11730 118th Ave N.E. Suite 100 Kirkland WA 98034. For more info visit studio-east.org.

Billy Elliott

Eastside Amidst the chaos of the 1984 miners’ strike in northern England, follow Billy’s journey as he stumbles out of the boxing ring and into a ballet class where he discovers a passion for dance that inspires his family and community—while changing his life forever. See performance preview guide online for content advisories. $37 to $72. Performance Type: Theater. Age recommendation: Elementary School. Middle School. High School. Cost: Fee. Phone: 425-392-2202. Friday, June 3, 2016, 8:00 PM. Francis J. Gaudette Theatre 303 Front St. N. Issaquah WA 98027. For more info visit villagetheatre.org.

The Wiz

South Sound The quintessential feel-good musical with Dorothy, the Scarecrow, a witch named Evillene and that charismatic huckster the Wiz will light up the stage in this uproarious, song-filled adaptation of The Wizard of Oz, told through the lens of the African-American experience. $31, $29 seniors, students and military, $22 ages 12 and younger. Performance Type: Theater. Age recommendation: Elementary School. Middle School. High School. Cost: Fee. Phone: 253-565-6867. Email: boxoffice@tmp.org. Friday, June 3, 2016, 8:00 PM. Tacoma Musical Playhouse 7116 Sixth Ave. Tacoma WA 98406. For more info visit tmp.org.

Hooked on Fishing

South Sound Kids can come catch up to two trout during a 20-minute time slot. Rain or shine. Ages 2 to 12. $4 to $5. Pre-register. Age recommendation: Toddler. Preschool. Elementary School. Middle School. Cost: Fee. Pre-register: Yes. Phone: 253-835-6900. Saturday, June 4, 2016, 7:00 AM – 12:00 PM. Steel Lake Park 2410 S. 312th St. Federal Way WA 98003. For more info visit wdfw.wa.gov.

Spokes for Folks

Seattle Area Enjoy a walk/run/ride along bridges, rivers and greenways with views of Mt. Rainier. Choose from a 40- or 25-mile round trip for bicyclists, an 8 mile round trip for bicyclists, runners and walkers, and a half-mile fun loop course. Walkers, runners and riders enjoy Celebration Stations with refreshments, bathroom breaks and cheering support teams. At the finish line, all participants join a community celebration with live music, entertainment, a beer garden and great food. $40, $20 lunch and celebration only, free ages 8 and younger. The annual Spokes for Folks event raises money for the SHAG Community Life Foundation's programs and celebrates our goal of health, wellness and community for all of our residents. Saturday, June 4, 2016, 7:30 AM. Tukwila Community Center 12424 42nd Ave. S. Tukwila WA 98168. For more info visit shag.org.

Kids' Fishing Clinic

Seattle Area Kids ages 3 to 13 can come try to catch freshly stocked trout with help from their parents and volunteers. Some gear will be available to use or you can bring your own. Age recommendation: Preschool. Elementary School. Cost: FREE. Email: steve@rwinder.com. Saturday, June 4, 2016, 8:00 AM – 1:00 PM. Tracy Owen Station at Log Boom Park 17415 61st Ave. NE Kenmore WA 98028. For more info visit www.facebook.com.

Canoe Mercer Slough

Eastside Explore the Mercer Slough by canoe. 4-mile guided round trip. Ages 5 to adult, at least one adult per two children, some paddling experience required. Children under 35 pounds must bring a Coast Guard-approved life jacket. You must arrive in time for the safety talk to participate. 8:30 a.m. to noon selected Saturdays and Sundays through Aug. 28. $16 to $18, pre-register. Age recommendation: Elementary School. Middle School. High School. Cost: Fee. Pre-register: Yes. Phone: 425-452-2565. Saturday, June 4, 2016, 8:30 AM – 12:00 PM. Enatai Beach Park 3519 108th Ave. S.E. Bellevue WA 98004. For more info visit bellevuewa.gov.

Fishing Kids

Seattle Area Kids ages 5 to 14 years old will receive a hands-on fishing lesson from volunteer anglers. Participants will also have the opportunity to take part in water safety, boating and natural resource demonstrations. Each pre-registered child will receive a Zebco rod & reel combo and an event T-shirt. Registration is limited to the first 660 youths. $10. Age recommendation: Elementary School. Middle School. Cost: Fee. Pre-register: Yes. Phone: 425-430-6700. Saturday, June 4, 2016, 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM. Gene Coulon Beach Park 1201 Lake Washington Blvd. N. Renton WA 98056. For more info visit castforkids.org.

Model Boat Regatta

Eastside This event brings together model boat enthusiasts from all over the Pacific Northwest and Canada for a day of fun competition. All types of electric and steam powered model boats will compete for awards in scale and navigation contests. Age recommendation: All ages. Cost: FREE. Email: info@shipmodelers.com. Saturday, June 4, 2016, 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM. Bellevue Downtown Park 10201 N.E. Fourth St. Bellevue WA 98004. For more info visit www.shipmodelers.com.

Bear Affair

Seattle Area Learn facts and safety tips about bears and watch as the zoo’s resident bears tear apart a “non-safe” campsite. Included with admission. $19.95, $12.25 ages 3 to 12, free ages 2 and younger. Type of Animal Event: Zoo Events. Age recommendation: All ages. Cost: Fee. Phone: 206-548-2500. Saturday, June 4, 2016, 9:30 AM – 3:00 PM. Woodland Park Zoo 5500 Phinney Ave. N. Seattle WA 98103. For more info visit www.zoo.org.

Shine-Time Music Olympics

Seattle Area Interactive, 35-minute program of musical games, stories and songs featuring Let Your Music Shine with Lisa & Linda. Today’s show explores percussion around the world. Part of the Tiny Tots series for birth through age 5. 10:30 a.m. June 3-4, plus 9:30 and 11:30 a.m. June 4. $12, including babes in arms. Performance Type: Music. Age recommendation: Infant. Toddler. Preschool. Cost: Fee. Phone: 206-215-4747. Saturday, June 4, 2016, 9:30 AM. Benaroya Hall 200 University St. Seattle WA 98101. For more info visit www.seattlesymphony.org.

Tidepool Investigations

Seattle Area Explore a great low tide with a nature guide at Discovery Park! Search for moon snails, crabs, sea anemones and more! Learn low tide survival strategies of intertidal plants and animals. Due to a long walk and rocky beach, this program is best suited to ages 6 and older. All children must be accompanied by an adult. Age recommendation: Elementary School. Middle School. High School. Cost: FREE. Saturday, June 4, 2016, 9:30 AM – 11:30 AM. Discovery Park 3801 Discovery Park Blvd. Seattle WA 98199. For more info visit www.seattle.gov.

Beach Exploration

Seattle Area Join beach naturalists and explore the beach at low tide. Dress for the weather; waterproof footwear recommended. Locations: Richmond Beach Saltwater Park, 2021 N.W. 190th St. Shoreline. Carkeek Park, 950 N.W. Carkeek Park Road, Seattle. Golden Gardens, 8498 Seaview Place N.W. Seattle. South Alki Beach Park, 1702 Alki Ave. S.W. Seattle. Lincoln Park, 8011 Fauntleroy Way S.W. Seattle. Pocket beach at Olympic Sculpture Park, 2901 Western Ave. Seattle.  Seahurst Park, 2220 S.W. Seahurst Park Road, Burien. Age recommendation: All ages. Cost: FREE. Pre-register: No. Phone: 206-386-4300. Saturday, June 4, 2016, 10:00 AM – 2:00 PM. Various beach locations. For more info visit www.seattleaquarium.org.

Froggy Fun Run: Hearing, Speech & Deafness Center 1K Family Fun Run

Seattle Area HSDC’s 7th annual 1K family dash – the Froggy Fun Run – combines outdoor family fun with free food, information, and kids’ activities like face painting, frog hats, and ASL storytime. Join us to support early learning services for children with communication challenges. 10 a.m. check-in, 10:15 a.m. ASL story time, 10:30 a.m. 1K fun run, 11:15 a.m. prize drawing. $10 to $15. Age recommendation: All ages. Cost: Fee. Phone: 206-388-1256. Email: mcoleman@hsdc.org. Saturday, June 4, 2016, 10:00 AM – 11:30 AM. Montlake Community Center 1618 E. Calhoun St. Seattle WA 98112. For more info visit www.hsdc.org.

Low Tide Beach Safari

Seattle Area Search for tidepool animals during some of the best low tides of the year. Learn a bit of beach ecology and which animal is the most colorful – a sea star, a sea anemone, or a sea slug. Dress for windy weather and wear shoes that can get wet and handle slippery surfaces. Ages 5 and older. Age recommendation: Elementary School. Middle School. High School. Cost: FREE. Saturday, June 4, 2016, 10:00 AM – 11:30 AM. Me-Kwa-Mooks Park 4503 Beach Drive S.W. Seattle WA 98116. For more info visit www.seattle.gov.

Seattle Pet Expo

Seattle Area Vendors, agility and obedience demonstrations, guest speakers, contests and more. Pets welcome on a short, fixed lead or in a carrier, with proof of vaccination. 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. June 4, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. June 5. Type of Animal Event: Pet Events. Age recommendation: All ages. Cost: FREE. Pre-register: No. Phone: 800-977-3609. Email: expo@seattlepetexpo.com. Saturday, June 4, 2016, 10:00 AM – 6:00 PM. Washington State Convention Center 800 Convention Pl Seattle WA 98101. For more info visit www.seattlepetexpo.com.

National Trails Day & Letterboxing

Eastside Celebrate the trails of Pioneer Park while hunting for hints and clues. Pick up your letterbox clue book, make a stamp and start hunting. Pioneer Park has 6.6 miles of trails for hiking, running and walking. Meet us in the northwest quadrant along 68th (across from Starbucks). Age recommendation: All ages. Cost: FREE. Pre-register: No. Phone: 206-275-7609. Email: evan.mcculley@mercergov.org. Saturday, June 4, 2016, 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM. Pioneer Park SE 68th Street & Island Crest Way Mercer Island WA 98040. For more info visit www.mercergov.org.

Healthy Communities Challenge Day

North Sound Information and hands-on activities pertaining to healthy living, such as nutrition, gardening, fitness, community support and more. Age recommendation: All ages. Cost: FREE. Saturday, June 4, 2016, 10:00 AM – 2:00 PM. Allen Creek Elementary School 6505 60th Drive N.E. Marysville WA 98270. For more info visit marysvillewa.gov.

Oddmall: Emporium of the Weird

North Sound Unusual arts and crafts, performances, kids’ area and more. 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. June 4, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. June 5. Age recommendation: All ages. Cost: FREE. Saturday, June 4, 2016, 10:00 AM – 6:00 PM. Holiday Inn 3105 Pine St. Everett WA 98201‎. For more info visit oddmall.co.

Sustainamania

North Sound Families can learn how to lead a more eco-friendly lifestyle, plus enjoy a FREE Chinook Book (while supplies last), wetland tours, activities, touch-a-truck, music and more. Age recommendation: All ages. Cost: FREE. Phone: 425-806-6846. Email: recycle@bothellwa.gov. Saturday, June 4, 2016, 10:00 AM – 3:00 PM. City of Bothell Public Works Operations Center 21233 20th Ave. SE Bothell WA 98021. For more info visit www.ci.bothell.wa.us.

Touch-a-Truck

North Sound Kids of all ages can explore more than 50 different vehicles, including fire trucks, police cars, construction equipment, race cars and more. The first hour will be horn-free for noise-sensitive guests. The event includes live music, pony rides, bubble soccer, Reptile Man, crafts, and visit from Tinkerbell. $5, free younger than age 2. Age recommendation: All ages. Cost: Fee. Phone: 360-421-1118. Email: mcstouchatruck@outlook.com. Saturday, June 4, 2016, 10:00 AM – 3:00 PM. Monroe Christian School 1009 W. Main St Monroe WA 98272. For more info visit mcstouchatruck.com.

Beach Exploration

South Sound Join beach naturalists and explore the beach at low tide. Dress for the weather; waterproof footwear recommended. Age recommendation: All ages. Cost: FREE. Saturday, June 4, 2016, 10:00 AM – 2:00 PM. Dash Point State Park 5700 S.W. Dash Point Road Federal Way WA 98023. For more info visit www.seattleaquarium.org.

Beach Exploration

South Sound Join beach naturalists and explore the beach at low tide. Dress for the weather; waterproof footwear recommended. Age recommendation: All ages. Cost: FREE. Saturday, June 4, 2016, 10:00 AM – 2:00 PM. Redondo Beach Beach Road S. and Redondo Way S. Des Moines WA 98198. For more info visit www.seattleaquarium.org.

Beach Exploration

South Sound Join beach naturalists and explore the beach at low tide. Dress for the weather; waterproof footwear recommended. Age recommendation: All ages. Cost: FREE. Saturday, June 4, 2016, 10:00 AM – 2:00 PM. Des Moines Beach Park 22030 Cliff Ave. S. Des Moines WA 98198. For more info visit www.seattleaquarium.org.

Beach Exploration

South Sound Join beach naturalists and explore the beach at low tide. Dress for the weather; waterproof footwear recommended. Age recommendation: All ages. Cost: FREE. Phone: 206-386-4300. Saturday, June 4, 2016, 10:00 AM – 2:00 PM. Saltwater State Park Marine View Drive Des Moines WA 98198. For more info visit www.seattleaquarium.org.

Maritime Gig Festival

South Sound Pancake breakfast (8 a.m. June 4) and fun run (9 a.m. June 4), parade (10 a.m. June 4), car show (June 5), music and entertainment, boat displays, arts and crafts, food, kids’ area and more. 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. June 4, 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. June 5. Age recommendation: All ages. Cost: FREE. Pre-register: No. Phone: 253-851-6865. Saturday, June 4, 2016, 10:00 AM – 9:00 PM. Downtown Gig Harbor WA. For more info visit www.maritimegig.com.

Northwest Pinball & Arcade Show

South Sound More than 400 pinball and arcade games all set on free play, tournaments, prizes, kids' area, guest speakers and more. Noon to 11:30 p.m. June 3, 10 a.m. to 11:30 p.m. June 4, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. June 5. $20 to $30, $10 to $15 ages 6 to 14, ages 5 and younger free with paid adult, 2 kids per adult. Weekend passes available. Age recommendation: All ages. Cost: Fee. Saturday, June 4, 2016, 10:00 AM – 11:30 PM. Greater Tacoma Convention & Trade Center 1500 Broadway Tacoma WA 98402. For more info visit www.nwpinballshow.com.

Valley of Gems Show

South Sound Annual Puyallup Valley Gem and Mineral Club Show features displays, vendors and kids’ activities.10 a.m. to 5 p.m. June 3-5. Age recommendation: All ages. Cost: FREE. Phone: 253-987-6751. Saturday, June 4, 2016, 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM. Swiss Park 9205 198th Ave. E. Bonney Lake WA. For more info visit www.rockngem.com.

June Faire

Farther Afield Visit a medieval village for crafts, combat demonstrations, games, music, food and more. 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. June 4, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. June 5. $10, free ages 17 and younger. Age recommendation: All ages. Cost: Fee. Saturday, June 4, 2016, 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM. Norseland Site 8707 SW Sentinel Peak Way Bremerton WA 98312. For more info visit www.junefaire.com.

KiDiMu's Birthday Bash!

Farther Afield Let’s celebrate the power of play! Join KiDiMu for a community celebration to mark the 11 anniversary. Kick off the day at 10 a.m. with the “Kids for KiDiMu” one-mile fun family walk for play ambassadors of all ages, with free T-shirt for kids (with advance registration) and free registration for all. Afterward, enjoy free activities and entertainment, featuring The Reptile Man and his petting zoo, The Harmonica Pocket, Roberto the Magnificent and more! All guests will enjoy free museum admission. Age recommendation: All ages. Cost: FREE. Pre-register: No. Phone: 206-855-4650. Email: learnmore@kidimu.org. Saturday, June 4, 2016, 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM. Kids Discovery Museum (KiDiMu) 301 Ravine Lane NE Bainbridge Island WA 98110. For more info visit www.kidimu.org.

Toddler Story Time

The Seattle Public Library Where: Columbia Branch. Audience: Children. Language: English. Summary: Toddlers 14 months - 3 years old and their families are invited to enjoy stories, rhymes, songs, a parachute and other fun with our children's librarian, Ms Erica. Socialization time afterward until 11:00 a.m. Story Time Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Story times are some of our most popular events! Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. More Children's Programs: http://www.spl.org/audiences/children/chi-calendar-of-events. Contact Info: Columbia Branch 206-386-1908 or Ask a Librarian. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Cost: FREE. Event provided by: The Seattle Public Library. Saturday, June 4, 2016, 10:15 AM – 11:00 AM.

Drag Queen Story time

The Seattle Public Library Where: Greenwood Branch. Room Location: Meeting Room. Audience: Children. Language: English. Summary: Join Sparkle Leigh for inclusive stories to kick off the PhinneyWood Pride Rainbow Hop. Photo opportunities with Sparkle Leigh are available after the story time. Story Time Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Contact Info: Greenwood Branch 206-684-4086 or Ask a Librarian. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Cost: FREE. Event provided by: The Seattle Public Library. Saturday, June 4, 2016, 10:30 AM – 11:30 AM.

PhinneyWood Pride Rainbow Hop

Seattle Area Family-friendly party with activities and entertainment celebrating diversity and tolerance. See online for locations and times. Age recommendation: All ages. Cost: FREE. Saturday, June 4, 2016, 10:30 AM – 1:30 PM. Various locations along Phinney Avenue N. (north of Woodland Park Zoo) Seattle WA 98103. For more info visit phinneycenter.org.

Shine-Time Music Olympics

Seattle Area Interactive, 35-minute program of musical games, stories and songs featuring Let Your Music Shine with Lisa & Linda. Today’s show explores percussion around the world. Part of the Tiny Tots series for birth through age 5. 10:30 a.m. June 3-4, plus 9:30 and 11:30 a.m. June 4. $12, including babes in arms. Performance Type: Music. Age recommendation: Infant. Toddler. Preschool. Cost: Fee. Phone: 206-215-4747. Saturday, June 4, 2016, 10:30 AM. Benaroya Hall 200 University St. Seattle WA 98101. For more info visit www.seattlesymphony.org.

Remlinger Farms Weekend Fun

Eastside Remlinger Farms Fun Park is now open on weekends for the 2016 season. Come visit our Fun Park, ride the train and pet the animals, enjoy a day full of fun for the whole family here at the farm! $14.94 ages 1 through 64, $12.76 disabled and ages 65 and older. Age recommendation: All ages. Cost: Fee. Pre-register: No. Phone: 425-333-4135 X250. Email: customerservice@remlingerfarms.com. Saturday, June 4, 2016, 10:30 AM – 4:30 PM. Remlinger Farms 32610 NE 32nd St. Carnation WA 98014.

Family Story Time

The Seattle Public Library Where: West Seattle Branch. Room Location: Meeting Room. Audience: Children. Language: English. Summary: It's Family Story Time at the West Seattle Branch! Families are invited to bring their children to our special Saturday story time to enjoy stories, rhymes, songs and fun with our children's librarian. Story Time Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Story times are some of our most popular events! Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. More Children's Programs: http://www.spl.org/audiences/children/chi-calendar-of-events. Contact Info: West Seattle Branch 206-684-7444 or Ask a Librarian. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Cost: FREE. Event provided by: The Seattle Public Library. Saturday, June 4, 2016, 11:00 AM – 11:30 AM.

Beacon Hill Festival

Seattle Area Food, vendors, performances, inflatables and more. Age recommendation: All ages. Cost: FREE. Saturday, June 4, 2016, 11:00 AM – 4:00 PM. Jefferson Park 3801 Beacon Ave. S. Seattle WA 98144. For more info visit www.beacon-arts.org.

FREE First Saturdays for Families

Seattle Area Create art that connects with the world cultures featured in exhibitions​ at the Asian Art Museum in Volunteer Park. Each Free First Saturday has an exciting new theme and drop-in workshops guided by teaching artists. Model traditional costumes, enjoy a special performance, watch a family-friendly movie, discover a new book, and embark on a sketching tour of the galleries. Age recommendation: All ages. Cost: FREE. Pre-register: No. Phone: 206-654-3100. Saturday, June 4, 2016, 11:00 AM – 2:00 PM. Seattle Asian Art Museum 1400 E. Prospect St. Seattle WA 98112. For more info visit www.seattleartmuseum.org.

Pagdiriwang Philippine Festival

Seattle Area Explore the culture of the Philippines through live performances, arts, kids' activities and more. 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. June 4-5. Age recommendation: All ages. Cost: FREE. Saturday, June 4, 2016, 11:00 AM – 7:00 PM. Seattle Center Armory 305 Harrison St. Seattle WA 98109. For more info visit www.festalpagdiriwang.com.

Seattle Fire Festival

Seattle Area Celebration commemorates Seattle’s rise from the great fire of 1889 with fire truck displays, games for all ages, fire safety information and more. Age recommendation: All ages. Cost: FREE. Saturday, June 4, 2016, 11:00 AM – 4:00 PM. Bell Street Park 5th Avenue and Bell Street Seattle WA 98121. For more info visit www.facebook.com.

Story Time at Mockingbird Books

Seattle Area Mockingbird Books offers a free story time daily at 11 a.m. (except Sundays). Though all ages are welcome, most often ages range from newborn to about 3 years old. Each day, our staff members hand-pick the books based on that day's audience. Story time is held in the center of the store, and usually lasts around a half-hour. The reader may differ depending on which staff member is working that morning. Age recommendation: Infant. Toddler. Preschool. Elementary School. Cost: FREE. Pre-register: No. Phone: 206-518-5886. Email: info@mockingbirdbooksgl.com. Saturday, June 4, 2016, 11:00 AM – 11:30 AM. Mockingbird Books 7220 Woodlawn Ave. NE Seattle WA 98115. For more info visit www.mockingbirdbooksgl.com.

StoryTime for Kids

Seattle Area Join us at our U District store for dramatic readings of the best in new and classic kids books. You bring the kids, and we'll provide the activities and entertainment. StoryTime for Kids is ideal for ages 3 to 7. Age recommendation: Toddler. Preschool. Elementary School. Cost: FREE. Phone: 206-634-3400. Saturday, June 4, 2016, 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM. University Book Store 4326 University Way N.E. Seattle WA 98105. For more info visit www.bookstore.washington.edu.

Bellevue College Science Division Open House

Eastside Enjoy math and science games and activities for the whole family. Event takes place in the "S" building on the main campus. Free parking. Age recommendation: All ages. Cost: FREE. Pre-register: No. Saturday, June 4, 2016, 11:00 AM – 3:00 PM. Bellevue College 3000 Landerholm Circle S.E. Bellevue WA 98007. For more info visit www.bellevuecollege.edu.

Scenic Train Ride

Eastside Beginning on the weekend of April 2-3, visitors can explore more of the museum’s collection as most train excursions will include a stop at the Train Shed exhibit building in 2016. With a call of “All aboard!” Northwest Railway Museum visitors can step back in time and experience rail travel as it used to be aboard historic railway cars. See schedule online. $18 to $22, $16 to $20 seniors, $10 to $12 ages 2 to 12. Age recommendation: All ages. Cost: Fee. Phone: 425-888-3030. Email: info@trainmuseum.org. Saturday, June 4, 2016, 11:00 AM – 3:30 PM. Snoqualmie Depot 38625 SE King St. Snoqualmie WA 98065.

Edmonds Waterfront Festival

North Sound Arts and crafts, food, kids' games and activities, music and more. 3 to 10 p.m. June 3, 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. June 4, 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. June 5. $3, free ages 12 and younger. Free parking and shuttles. Age recommendation: All ages. Cost: Fee. Saturday, June 4, 2016, 11:00 AM – 10:00 PM. Port of Edmonds Marina 336 Admiral Way Edmonds WA 98020. For more info visit www.edmondswaterfrontfestival.com.

Shoe Box Zoo

North Sound Come see a variety of bugs and small critters today. Included with admission. $10, free ages 12 months and younger. Age recommendation: Toddler. Preschool. Elementary School. Cost: Fee. Phone: 425-258-1006. Saturday, June 4, 2016, 11:00 AM – 3:00 PM. Imagine Children's Museum 1502 Wall St. Everett WA 98201. For more info visit www.imaginecm.org.

Story Time

North Sound Come enjoy stories and activities. Age recommendation: Toddler. Preschool. Elementary School. Cost: FREE. Phone: 425-771-2220. Saturday, June 4, 2016, 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM. Barnes & Noble 19401 Alderwood Mall Pkwy Lynnwood WA 98036. For more info visit stores.barnesandnoble.com.

Dozer Day

South Sound Kids (and even adults) can operate bulldozers, excavators and other heavy machinery with a professional by their side, plus enjoy games, construction toys and other activities. $13, $11 seniors and ages 2 to 12, $8 parking (cash only). Age recommendation: All ages. Cost: Fee. Saturday, June 4, 2016, 11:00 AM – 5:00 PM. Washington State Fair and Events Center 110 Ninth Ave. SW Puyallup WA 98371. For more info visit seattle.dozerday.org.

Model Railroad Operators' Hours

South Sound Volunteers with the Puget Sound Model Railroad Engineers will be on hand to answer questions and operate the trains of the museum's permanent model railroad layout. Included with admission. $12, $8 seniors, military and ages 6 to 17, free ages 5 and younger. Age recommendation: All ages. Cost: Fee. Phone: 888-238-4373. Saturday, June 4, 2016, 11:00 AM – 4:00 PM. Washington State History Museum 1911 Pacific Ave. Tacoma WA 98402. For more info visit www.wshs.org.

Family Story Time at the Magnolia Farmers Market

The Seattle Public Library Where: non-library location. Non-Library Location: Other. Address: West McGraw Street 33rd Ave West Seattle, WA 98199. Audience: Children. Language: English. Summary: It is Family Story Time at the Magnolia Farmers Market! Bring your preschoolers and toddlers to enjoy stories, rhymes, songs and fun with our children's librarian. Story Time Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Story times are some of our most popular events! Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. More Children's Programs: http://www.spl.org/audiences/children/chi-calendar-of-events. Contact Info: Magnolia Branch 206-386-4225 or Ask a Librarian. Contact: Amy Faulkner. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Cost: FREE. Event provided by: The Seattle Public Library. Saturday, June 4, 2016, 11:15 AM – 11:45 AM.

Family Story Time at the Magnolia Farmers Market

The Seattle Public Library Where: Magnolia Branch. Non-Library Location: Other. Address: Magnolia Farmers Market West McGraw Street 33rd Ave West Seattle, WA 98199. Audience: Children. Language: English. Summary: It is Family Story Time at the Magnolia Farmers Market! Bring your preschoolers and toddlers to enjoy stories, rhymes, songs and fun with our children's librarian. Story Time Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Story times are some of our most popular events! Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. More Children's Programs: http://www.spl.org/audiences/children/chi-calendar-of-events. Contact Info: Magnolia Branch 206-386-4225 or Ask a Librarian. Contact: Amy Faulkner. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Cost: FREE. Event provided by: The Seattle Public Library. Saturday, June 4, 2016, 11:15 AM – 11:45 AM.

Giờ đọc truyện tiếng Việt! (Vietnamese Story Time)

The Seattle Public Library Where: Delridge Branch. Room Location: Children's Area. Audience: Children. Language: Tiểng Việt. Summary: Thư viện công cộng Seattle tổ chức giờ đọc truyện bằng tiếng việt cho trẻ em! (The Seattle Public Library is hosting Vietnamese story times for young children!). Description: Hãy đem con em quý vị đến thư viện để theo dõi các câu chuyện, các bài hát và thơ ca. Story Time Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Story times are some of our most popular events! Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Translation: Các sự kiện và chương trình của thư viện hoàn toàn miễn phí. Không bắt buộc phải ghi danh trước. More Children's Programs: http://www.spl.org/audiences/children/chi-calendar-of-events. Contact Info: Delridge Branch 206-733-9125 or Ask a Librarian. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Cost: FREE. Event provided by: The Seattle Public Library. Saturday, June 4, 2016, 11:30 AM – 12:00 PM.

Oddball

Seattle Area When a wild penguin sanctuary is threatened by hungry foxes, their only chance for survival might be an eccentric chicken farmer and his mischievous sheep dog in this Down Under family delight. Recommended for ages 5 and older. Part of the SIFF Films4Families series. $8, $6 members. Age recommendation: Elementary School. Middle School. High School. Cost: Fee. Saturday, June 4, 2016, 11:30 AM. SIFF Cinema Uptown 511 Queen Anne Ave. N Seattle WA 98109. For more info visit www.siff.net.

Shine-Time Music Olympics

Seattle Area Interactive, 35-minute program of musical games, stories and songs featuring Let Your Music Shine with Lisa & Linda. Today’s show explores percussion around the world. Part of the Tiny Tots series for birth through age 5. 10:30 a.m. June 3-4, plus 9:30 and 11:30 a.m. June 4. $12, including babes in arms. Performance Type: Music. Age recommendation: Infant. Toddler. Preschool. Cost: Fee. Phone: 206-215-4747. Saturday, June 4, 2016, 11:30 AM. Benaroya Hall 200 University St. Seattle WA 98101. For more info visit www.seattlesymphony.org.

¡Hora de cuentos! (Spanish Story Time)

The Seattle Public Library Where: Columbia Branch. Room Location: The Weiland Family Meeting Room. Audience: Children. Language: Español. Summary: It is story time at the Columbia Branch! Bring your preschoolers and toddlers to enjoy stories, rhymes, songs and fun with our children's librarian. Description: Traiga a sus niños a la biblioteca de Columbia para que disfruten escuchando cuentos, rimas y canciones en inglés y español. Story Time Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Story times are some of our most popular events! Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. More Children's Programs: http://www.spl.org/audiences/children/chi-calendar-of-events. Contact Info: Columbia Branch 206-386-1908 or Ask a Librarian. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Cost: FREE. Event provided by: The Seattle Public Library. Saturday, June 4, 2016, 12:00 PM – 12:30 PM.

Mini Hydroplane Races

North Sound Watch kids ages 10 to 15 race hydroplanes. Snacks available for purchase. Age recommendation: All ages. Cost: FREE. Saturday, June 4, 2016, 12:00 PM – 6:00 PM. Thornton A. Sullivan Park at Silver Lake 11405 Silver Lake Road Everett WA 98208. For more info visit everettwa.gov.

Brother Coyote and Sister Fox

South Sound Thistle Theatre presents a puppet show of a Mexican folktale about a coyote and fox who each want to catch more chickens than the other, using the Bunraku method of puppetry. Noon and 2 pm. $12, $8 kids. Performance Type: Puppet. Age recommendation: Preschool. Elementary School. Cost: Fee. Phone: 253-661-1444. Saturday, June 4, 2016, 12:00 PM. Centerstage Theatre 3200 SW Dash Point Road Federal Way WA 98023. For more info visit centerstagetheatre.com.

Bookmobile at Juneteenth International 2016 Celebration

The Seattle Public Library Where: Central Library. Non-Library Location: Other. Address: Pratt Park 1800 S Main St. Seattle, WA 98144. Audience: Children. Teens. Adults. ESL. LEAP. Language: English. Summary: Join us for our new walk-on bookmobile at Juneteenth International 2016 Celebration, a community carnival hosted by Central Area Chamber of Commerce. Description: There will be fun activities, open mic, poets slam and reading, choirs, dancers, music and food. Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Contact Info: Quick Information 206-386-4636 or Ask a Librarian. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Cost: FREE. Event provided by: The Seattle Public Library. Saturday, June 4, 2016, 12:00 PM – 5:00 PM.

Giờ đọc truyện tiếng Việt! (Vietnamese Story Time)

The Seattle Public Library Where: Columbia Branch. Room Location: The Weiland Family Meeting Room. Audience: Children. Language: Tiểng Việt. Summary: Thư viện công cộng Seattle tổ chức giờ đọc truyện bằng tiếng việt cho trẻ em! (The Seattle Public Library is hosting Vietnamese story times for young children!). Description: Hãy đem con em quý vị đến thư viện để theo dõi các câu chuyện, các bài hát và thơ ca. Story Time Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Story times are some of our most popular events! Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. More Children's Programs: http://www.spl.org/audiences/children/chi-calendar-of-events. Contact Info: Columbia Branch 206-386-1908 or Ask a Librarian. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Cost: FREE. Event provided by: The Seattle Public Library. Saturday, June 4, 2016, 1:00 PM – 1:30 PM.

Bow-Wows and Books

The Seattle Public Library Where: Northgate Branch. Audience: Children. Teens. Language: English. Summary: Practice your reading with certified reading dogs. Description: Practice reading with a new friend who is warm, friendly and a perfect listener! Certified therapy dogs and their handlers join young readers to read one-on-one in a relaxing and nonjudgmental environment. Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Contact Info: Northgate Branch 206-386-1980 or Ask a Librarian. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Cost: FREE. Event provided by: The Seattle Public Library. Saturday, June 4, 2016, 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM.

Rainbow

Eastside A sweet fairy tale about an unwaveringly optimistic 10-year-old girl and her blind younger brother as they travel across the Indian desert hoping to meet Shah Rukh Khan, a famous and charitable Bollywood star. Recommended for ages 9 and older. Part of the SIFF Films4Families series. $13, $11 members. Age recommendation: Elementary School. Middle School. High School. Cost: Fee. Saturday, June 4, 2016, 1:00 PM. Kirkland Performance Center 350 Kirkland Ave. Kirkland WA 98033. For more info visit www.siff.net.

中文故事会 (Mandarin Chinese Story Time)

The Seattle Public Library Where: International District/Chinatown Branch. Room Location: Children's Area. Audience: Children. Language: 中文. Summary: 开心享受国语儿歌、故事及歌曲!(Enjoy rhymes, stories and songs in Mandarin Chinese!). Story Time Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Story times are some of our most popular events! Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Translation: Parking is available on the streets around the branch. Patrons may pay to park in the garage beneath International District Village Square II. Enter the garage from the two-way alley behind the building via South Lane or South Dearborn. Garage Rates 0 - 1 hour: $2 1 - 2 hours: $4 Saturday - all day: $4. More Children's Programs: http://www.spl.org/audiences/children/chi-calendar-of-events. Contact Info: International District/Chinatown Branch 206-386-1300 or Ask a Librarian. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Cost: FREE. Event provided by: The Seattle Public Library. Saturday, June 4, 2016, 1:30 PM – 2:00 PM.

Seattle Girls' Choir All Choir Spring Concert

Seattle Area Seattle Girls’ Choir presents their season finale concert featuring all five choir levels with girls ages 5 to 18. $15 to $20. Performance Type: Music. Age recommendation: Preschool. Elementary School. Middle School. High School. Cost: Fee. Phone: 206-526-1900. Email: concertmgr@seattlegirlschoir.org. Saturday, June 4, 2016, 1:30 PM. Town Hall Seattle Eighth Avenue & Seneca Street Seattle WA 98101. For more info visit townhallseattle.org.

Unplug and Play

The Seattle Public Library Where: Fremont Branch. Room Location: Meeting Room. Audience: Children. Teens. Adults. Language: English. Summary: An afternoon of board games, coloring pages and snacks. Description: Calling all board gamers! The Fremont Branch invites all ages, young and old and everyone in between, to turn off your electronic devices and enjoy an afternoon of unplugged fun. Meet other gamers and enjoy our assortment of board games including Netrunners, Chess, Scrabble, UNO, Mille Bournes, Battleship, Munchkin Treasure Hunt and more. Or bring your own favorite board game. There will be coloring pages for all ages as well. We'll provide snacks too. Game on! Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Contact Info: Fremont Branch 206-684-4084 or Ask a Librarian. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Cost: FREE. Event provided by: The Seattle Public Library. Saturday, June 4, 2016, 2:00 PM – 5:00 PM.

Disney's High School Musical

Seattle Area Young actors with Broadway Bound perform the popular musical about two teens from rival cliques. 7 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays, 2 p.m. weekends, through June 19. $13.50, $17.50 VIP. Performance Type: Theater. Age recommendation: All ages. Cost: Fee. Phone: 206-526-5437. Saturday, June 4, 2016, 2:00 PM. Building 47 Theatre at Magnuson Park 7120 62nd Ave. NE Seattle WA 98115. For more info visit www.broadwaybound.org.

Thrive Art School Student Art Walk

Seattle Area Every year we celebrate our students during our spring Art Walk where we partner with neighborhood merchants within a two block radius to display the wonderful artwork created during the year. The Art Walk reception will start at Thrive Art School where you can enjoy refreshments, have your face painted by wonderful Tangerine Tales, and pick up a map that shows where your piece of art is displayed. This is a wonderful event that we look forward to every year! Please note, if you are not able to attend the reception, you can still participate. The art will be displayed the entire first week of June so you'll have plenty of opportunity to view the art. Age recommendation: All ages. Cost: FREE. Pre-register: No. Phone: 206-522-1659. Email: info@drawingschool.com. Saturday, June 4, 2016, 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM. Thrive Art School 2900 E. Madison St. Suite #200, Seattle WA 98112. For more info visit www.eventbrite.com.

Billy Elliott

Eastside Amidst the chaos of the 1984 miners’ strike in northern England, follow Billy’s journey as he stumbles out of the boxing ring and into a ballet class where he discovers a passion for dance that inspires his family and community—while changing his life forever. See performance preview guide online for content advisories. $37 to $72. Performance Type: Theater. Age recommendation: Elementary School. Middle School. High School. Cost: Fee. Phone: 425-392-2202. Saturday, June 4, 2016, 2:00 PM. Francis J. Gaudette Theatre 303 Front St. N. Issaquah WA 98027. For more info visit villagetheatre.org.

Cipollino: A Family-Friendly Ballet

North Sound A fun veggie tale for all ages! In this Emerald Ballet Theatre premiere of Cipollino, a witty cast of characters unite in a rousing story where friendship prevails. The exciting two-act ballet features music by Karen Khachaturian, and dancing by students and faculty of Bellevue’s Emerald Ballet Academy. A wonderful introduction to live theatre. As always, parking at the Northshore Performing Arts Center is free. 2 p.m. June 4-5. $27.50, $23.50 seniors, $16.50 students. Tickets available online at https://cipollino.eventbrite.com. Performance Type: Dance. Age recommendation: Preschool. Elementary School. Middle School. High School. Cost: Fee. Email: info@emeraldballet.org. Saturday, June 4, 2016, 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM. Northshore Performing Arts Center 18125 92nd Ave. NE Bothell WA 98011. For more info visit www.emeraldballet.org.

A Year with Frog and Toad

South Sound Olympia Family Theater presents this whimsical, musical celebration of friendship with the characters from Arthur Lobel’s beloved books. 7 pm Fridays, 2 pm weekends, through June 5. $19, $16 students, seniors and military, $13 ages 12 and younger. Performance Type: Theater. Age recommendation: All ages. Cost: Fee. Phone: 360-753-8586. Saturday, June 4, 2016, 2:00 PM. Olympia Family Theater 612 Fourth Ave. E. Olympia WA 98501. For more info visit olyft.org.

Brother Coyote and Sister Fox

South Sound Thistle Theatre presents a puppet show of a Mexican folktale about a coyote and fox who each want to catch more chickens than the other, using the Bunraku method of puppetry. Noon and 2 pm. $12, $8 kids. Performance Type: Puppet. Age recommendation: Preschool. Elementary School. Cost: Fee. Phone: 253-661-1444. Saturday, June 4, 2016, 2:00 PM. Centerstage Theatre 3200 SW Dash Point Road Federal Way WA 98023. For more info visit centerstagetheatre.com.

The Wiz

South Sound The quintessential feel-good musical with Dorothy, the Scarecrow, a witch named Evillene and that charismatic huckster the Wiz will light up the stage in this uproarious, song-filled adaptation of The Wizard of Oz, told through the lens of the African-American experience. $31, $29 seniors, students and military, $22 ages 12 and younger. Performance Type: Theater. Age recommendation: Elementary School. Middle School. High School. Cost: Fee. Phone: 253-565-6867. Email: boxoffice@tmp.org. Saturday, June 4, 2016, 2:00 PM. Tacoma Musical Playhouse 7116 Sixth Ave. Tacoma WA 98406. For more info visit tmp.org.

The Music Man

Farther Afield There's trouble in River City when a fast-talking salesman gets his heart stolen by the town librarian. The Music Man follows fast-talking traveling salesman Harold Hill as he cons the people of River City, Iowa into buying instruments and uniforms for a boys' band he vows to organize - this despite the fact he doesn't know a trombone from a treble clef. His plans to skip town with the cash are foiled when he falls for Marian the librarian, who transforms him into a respectable citizen by curtain's fall. $20, $18 students, seniors, military and Mountaineers members, $12 ages 6 to 12, free younger than age 6. All tickets are good for any performance. Buy online and save $2 per ticket. See our web site to plan your trip with helpful hints for playgoers. Trail to the theater opens at 1 pm. Shows start at 2 pm. Come early and picnic under the firs. Transportation available from Bremerton Ferry Dock once per show (reservations required). Please see our website for details. Performance Type: Theater. Age recommendation: All ages. Cost: Fee. Phone: 206-542-7815. Email: players@ForestTheater.com. Saturday, June 4, 2016, 2:00 PM – 4:30 PM. Kitsap Forest Theater 3000 Seabeck Hwy. N.W. Bremerton WA 98312.

The Marvelous Land of Oz

Eastside Story follows a boy named Tip who journeys through the lands of Oz, meeting new and old characters along the way. 7:30 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays, 2:30 p.m. weekends, through June 19. $17 to $19. Performance Type: Theater. Age recommendation: Preschool. Elementary School. Middle School. High School. Cost: Fee. Phone: 425-820-1800. Saturday, June 4, 2016, 2:30 PM. Studio East 11730 118th Ave N.E. Suite 100 Kirkland WA 98034. For more info visit studio-east.org.

Lego Mania!

The Seattle Public Library Where: West Seattle Branch. Room Location: Meeting Room. Audience: Children. Language: English. Summary: Share your mad Lego skills and create something fantastic from your own imagination! We’ve got the bricks, plus free play, challenges, and lots of fun! For ages 5-12. Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Contact Info: West Seattle Branch 206-684-7444 or Ask a Librarian. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Cost: FREE. Event provided by: The Seattle Public Library. Saturday, June 4, 2016, 3:00 PM – 4:30 PM.

Wakhtiyo Sheeko Oo Soomali Ah (Somali Story Time)

The Seattle Public Library Where: Lake City Branch. Room Location: Meeting Room. Audience: Children. Language: Soomaali. Summary: Fadlan Keen Caruurtaada Si Ay U Qaataan Waqti Xiiso leh, Iyo Sheeko Xariiro Ku Bixi Doonta Afka Soomaaliaga. Story Time Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Story times are some of our most popular events! Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Translation: It is Somali Story Time at the Lake City Branch! Bring your children to enjoy stories, rhymes and fun in Somali. More Children's Programs: http://www.spl.org/audiences/children/chi-calendar-of-events. Contact Info: Lake City Branch 206-684-7518 or Ask a Librarian. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Cost: FREE. Event provided by: The Seattle Public Library. Saturday, June 4, 2016, 4:00 PM – 4:30 PM.

Parents Night Out

Eastside Leave the kids with us while you get dinner, go shopping, or just enjoy some alone time. Your little ones will have a blast with our staff having a pizza dinner, watching a movie, doing arts & crafts, and playing a ton of games. $15, $10 each sibling. Pre-register (course #16341). Age recommendation: Preschool. Elementary School. Cost: Fee. Pre-register: Yes. Phone: 206-275-7609. Saturday, June 4, 2016, 5:00 PM – 10:00 PM. Mercer Island Community and Event Center 8236 SE 24th St. Mercer Island WA 98040.

Disney's High School Musical

Seattle Area Young actors with Broadway Bound perform the popular musical about two teens from rival cliques. 7 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays, 2 p.m. weekends, through June 19. $13.50, $17.50 VIP. Performance Type: Theater. Age recommendation: All ages. Cost: Fee. Phone: 206-526-5437. Saturday, June 4, 2016, 7:00 PM. Building 47 Theatre at Magnuson Park 7120 62nd Ave. NE Seattle WA 98115. For more info visit www.broadwaybound.org.

Mary Poppins

South Sound Set in 1910 London, Young Jane and Michael have sent many a nanny packing before Mary Poppins arrives on their doorstep. Using a combination of magic and common sense, she must teach the family how to value each other again.  Based on the books by P.L. Travers and the classic Walt Disney film. $18 to $20, $13 to $15 advance. Performance Type: Theater. Age recommendation: Elementary School. Middle School. High School. Cost: Fee. Phone: 253-931-3043. Email: arts@auburnwa.gov. Saturday, June 4, 2016, 7:00 PM. Auburn Avenue Theater 10 Auburn Ave. SE Auburn WA 98002. For more info visit www.auburnwa.gov.

The Marvelous Land of Oz

Eastside Story follows a boy named Tip who journeys through the lands of Oz, meeting new and old characters along the way. 7:30 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays, 2:30 p.m. weekends, through June 19. $17 to $19. Performance Type: Theater. Age recommendation: Preschool. Elementary School. Middle School. High School. Cost: Fee. Phone: 425-820-1800. Saturday, June 4, 2016, 7:30 PM. Studio East 11730 118th Ave N.E. Suite 100 Kirkland WA 98034. For more info visit studio-east.org.

The Sound of Music Sing-Along

North Sound Sing along to the classic film starring Julie Andrews. Words to the songs will be subtitled on the screen. Costumes encouraged. $20. Age recommendation: Elementary School. Middle School. High School. Cost: Fee. Phone: 425-258-6766. Saturday, June 4, 2016, 7:30 PM – 10:30 PM. The Historic Everett Theatre 2911 Colby Ave. Everett WA 98201. For more info visit www.etix.com.

Billy Elliott

Eastside Amidst the chaos of the 1984 miners’ strike in northern England, follow Billy’s journey as he stumbles out of the boxing ring and into a ballet class where he discovers a passion for dance that inspires his family and community—while changing his life forever. See performance preview guide online for content advisories. $37 to $72. Performance Type: Theater. Age recommendation: Elementary School. Middle School. High School. Cost: Fee. Phone: 425-392-2202. Saturday, June 4, 2016, 8:00 PM. Francis J. Gaudette Theatre 303 Front St. N. Issaquah WA 98027. For more info visit villagetheatre.org.

The Wiz

South Sound The quintessential feel-good musical with Dorothy, the Scarecrow, a witch named Evillene and that charismatic huckster the Wiz will light up the stage in this uproarious, song-filled adaptation of The Wizard of Oz, told through the lens of the African-American experience. $31, $29 seniors, students and military, $22 ages 12 and younger. Performance Type: Theater. Age recommendation: Elementary School. Middle School. High School. Cost: Fee. Phone: 253-565-6867. Email: boxoffice@tmp.org. Saturday, June 4, 2016, 8:00 PM. Tacoma Musical Playhouse 7116 Sixth Ave. Tacoma WA 98406. For more info visit tmp.org.