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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, September 29, 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 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 Children's story time at the Douglass-Truth Branch! Bring your preschoolers and toddlers to enjoy stories, rhymes, songs and fun with our children's librarian, Ms. Mynique! 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. Contact: Mynique Adams. 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, September 29, 2016, 10:30 AM – 11:00 AM.

Family Story Time

The Seattle Public Library Where: Greenwood Branch. Room Location: Meeting Room. Audience: Children. Language: English. Summary: It is Family Story Time at the Greenwood Library! Bring your preschoolers and toddlers to enjoy stories, rhymes, songs and fun with our children's librarian. Description: Family Story Time is designed for children ages 1-5. Please arrive early to grab your ticket and ensure your seat. 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. 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, September 29, 2016, 10:30 AM – 11:00 AM.

Family Story Time

The Seattle Public Library Where: Southwest Branch. Room Location: Meeting Room. Audience: Children. Language: English. Summary: It is story time at the Southwest 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: 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, September 29, 2016, 10:30 AM – 11:00 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: The Kaleidoscope play & learn group provides a fun and age-appropriate learning environment for children ages birth to 5. Description: 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.) 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 g… 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. - 11:45 a.m. Caregivers are encouraged to bring a lunch or snack and eat together from 11:45 - 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, September 29, 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, September 29, 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. More Children's Programs: http://www.spl.org/audiences/children/chi-calendar-of-events. 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, September 29, 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, September 29, 2016, 11:00 AM – 11:30 AM.

Family Story Time

The Seattle Public Library Where: NewHolly Branch. Room Location: Meeting Room. Audience: Children. Language: English. Summary: It is story time at the NewHolly Library! 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: 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. Thursday, September 29, 2016, 11:00 AM – 11:30 AM.

Seattle Kids Tour

Seattle Area We are offering a private family walking tour for young ages in Downtown Seattle. Though every tour varies a little, our typical rout includes Pike Place Market, Seattle Art Museum, Seattle Central Library and a few fun stops in between. We have more tour times available and are flexible with schedules. Shoot us an email or call, we would love to book you a tour! $100 for a private tour for 2 to 5 people, $150 for 6 to 10 people. Age recommendation: Toddler. Preschool. Elementary School. Middle School. Cost: Fee. Pre-register: Yes. Phone: 206-553-9024. Email: kidsbookings@seattlebyfoot.com. Thursday, September 29, 2016, 11:00 AM – 1:00 PM. Pike Place Market First Avenue and Pine Street Seattle WA 98101.

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, September 29, 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.

Family Story Time

The Seattle Public Library Where: Wallingford Branch. Room Location: Community meeting room. Audience: Children. Language: English. Summary: It is story time at the Wallingford 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: Wallingford Branch 206-684-4088 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, September 29, 2016, 11:15 AM – 11:45 AM.

Baby Story Time

The Seattle Public Library Where: Greenwood Branch. Room Location: Meeting Room. Audience: Children. Language: English. Summary: It is Baby Story Time at the Greenwood Library! Bring your babies to enjoy stories, rhymes, songs and fun with our children's librarian. Description: Baby Story Time is designed for babies ages 0-12 months. Please arrive early to grab your ticket and ensure your seat. 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. 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, September 29, 2016, 12:00 PM – 12:30 PM.

Baby Story Time at the Columbia branch

The Seattle Public Library Where: Columbia Branch. Audience: Children. Language: English. Summary: It is baby story time at the Columbia branch! Bring your babies to enjoy songs, rhymes, 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. 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, September 29, 2016, 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM.

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, September 29, 2016, 3:00 PM – 5:00 PM. Imagine Children's Museum 1502 Wall St. Everett WA 98201. For more info visit www.imaginecm.org.

Homework Help

The Seattle Public Library Where: Northgate Branch. Room Location: Meeting 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: 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. Thursday, September 29, 2016, 4:00 PM – 7:30 PM.

Homework Help

The Seattle Public Library Where: Beacon Hill Branch. 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: 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, September 29, 2016, 4:00 PM – 7:30 PM.

Homework Help at the Douglass-Truth Branch

The Seattle Public Library Where: Douglass-Truth Branch. Room Location: Louise Jones McKinney Reading Area. 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: 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. Thursday, September 29, 2016, 4:00 PM – 7:30 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, September 29, 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.

Back to School Event

The Seattle Public Library Where: Douglass-Truth Branch. Room Location: The Gayton Family Meeting Room. Audience: Children. Teens. Adults. Language: English. Summary: Hey, families! Start the school year off right by learning about the Library's resources for K-12 students. Description: Do you have a student going back to school this fall? Drop in to meet library staff, learn about Homework Help and the wide range of free resources available to help your student succeed! Students, please bring your parents! Enjoy refreshments and win prizes. 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. Thursday, September 29, 2016, 5:00 PM – 7:00 PM.

Library Activities at the Lake City Farmers' Market

The Seattle Public Library Where: Lake City Branch. Audience: Children. Language: English. Summary: Children and their grownups are invited to enjoy stories, crafts, science demonstrations and experiments and more during this series. Description: These activities will be held in front of the library during the Lake City Farmers' Market. Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. 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. Thursday, September 29, 2016, 5:00 PM – 7:00 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, September 29, 2016, 5:00 PM – 7:00 PM. Central Cinema 1411 21st Ave. Seattle WA 98122. For more info visit central-cinema.com.

Homework Help

The Seattle Public Library Where: Broadview Branch. 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: 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, September 29, 2016, 6:00 PM – 7:30 PM.

Homework Help

The Seattle Public Library Where: Columbia Branch. Room Location: Study Room. Audience: Children. Teens. ESL. 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: 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, September 29, 2016, 6:00 PM – 7:30 PM.

Northwest Junior Pipe Band Open House

Seattle Area Always wondered what it would be like to play bagpipes or Scottish-style drums? Join us for our fall open house. Meet the instructors and kids. Try out the instrument zoo! Northwest Junior Pipe Band is accepting new students for the 2016-17 season. No prior experience is required. Northwest Junior Pipe Band is open to youth ages 8 to 18, offering instruction on bagpipes and Scottish-style drumming. The band performs and competes throughout the Pacific Northwest and travels every few years to Scotland to compete in the World Pipe Band Championships. Together our students learn the value of dedication and team work and the fun of achieving together. Northwest Junior Pipe Band are, for the second year in a row: Washington State Champions, West Coast Drum Champions and British Columbia Pipers Association Grand Aggregate winners for their grade. Come and join us and learn about Celtic music and traditions. And don’t worry, you do not need to be Scottish to join us! Age recommendation: Elementary School. Middle School. High School. Cost: FREE. Pre-register: No. Phone: 206-508-1261. Email: president@nwjpb.org. Thursday, September 29, 2016, 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM. Calvin Presbyterian Church 18826 Third Ave. NW Shoreline WA 98177.

Author Appearance: David Shannon

Seattle Area David Shannon is the internationally acclaimed creator of more than thirty picture books. Tonight, he'll introduce his latest book, "Duck on a Tractor," which tells the story of a determined duck who decides to jump on a tractor and drive it around the barnyard and through town, with hilarious consequences. Age recommendation: Preschool. Elementary School. Cost: FREE. Phone: 206-789-5006. Thursday, September 29, 2016, 7:00 PM. Secret Garden Books 2214 NW Market St. Seattle WA 98107. For more info visit www.secretgardenbooks.com.

Author Appearance: Jennifer A. Nielsen

Seattle Area Meet New York Times bestselling author Jennifer A Nielsen. Jennifer is the acclaimed teen author of the best selling Ascendance Trilogy: The False Prince, The Runaway King, and The Shadow Throne. She is signing her new book, The Scourge. Age recommendation: Middle School. High School. Cost: FREE. Pre-register: No. Phone: 206-417-2967. Email: crm2280@bn.com. Thursday, September 29, 2016, 7:00 PM – 8:00 PM. Barnes & Noble Northgate 401 NE Northgate Way #1100 Seattle WA 98125. For more info visit stores.barnesandnoble.com.

Preschool Story Time

The Seattle Public Library Where: Rainier Beach Branch. Room Location: Children's Area. Audience: Children. Language: English. Summary: It is story time at the Rainier Beach 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: 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, September 30, 2016, 10:30 AM – 11:00 AM.

Caspar Babypants Performance

Eastside Caspar Babypants will perform a 45 min. show for children and their parents. Afterwards, families are encouraged to stick around and participate in South Bellevue Community Centers Indoor Play activity. $4 to $5. Performance Type: Music. Age recommendation: Infant. Toddler. Preschool. Cost: Fee. Pre-register: No. Phone: 425-452-4240. Email: sbcc@bellevuewa.gov. Friday, September 30, 2016, 10:30 AM – 12:30 PM. South Bellevue Community Center 14509 SE Newport Way Bellevue WA 98006. For more info visit www.bellevuewa.gov.

Caspar Babypants Performance

Eastside Come hear kid-friendly tunes from beloved kindie rocker Caspar Babypants. $4 to $5. Performance Type: Music. Age recommendation: Infant. Toddler. Preschool. Elementary School. Cost: Fee. Phone: 425-452-4240. Friday, September 30, 2016, 10:30 AM – 11:30 AM. South Bellevue Community Center 14509 SE Newport Way Bellevue WA 98009. For more info visit www.babypantsmusic.com.

Hora De Cuentos! (Spanish Story Time)

The Seattle Public Library Where: Greenwood Branch. Room Location: Meeting Room. Audience: Children. Language: Español. Summary: ¡Es una hora de cuentos para los niños y sus familias! (It is Spanish story time for children and their families!). Description: Niños y sus familias están invitados a celebrar cuentos, canciones, y jugeos divertidos en español. Los programas de la biblioteca son gratuitos. 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: 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. Friday, September 30, 2016, 11:00 AM – 11:30 AM.

Chinese Story Time: Ni Hao!

Seattle Area Enjoy stories, culture and activities in Mandarin Chinese. Ideal for ages 3 to 6 and families; for children who speak Chinese and those interested in the language. Presented by Hua Zhang. Cost: FREE. Age recommendation: All ages. Preschool. Phone: 206-362-7550. Pre-register: No. Friday, September 30, 2016, 11:00 AM – 11:30 AM. Shoreline Library 345 NE 175th St. Shoreline WA 98155.

Seattle Kids Tour

Seattle Area We are offering a private family walking tour for young ages in Downtown Seattle. Though every tour varies a little, our typical rout includes Pike Place Market, Seattle Art Museum, Seattle Central Library and a few fun stops in between. We have more tour times available and are flexible with schedules. Shoot us an email or call, we would love to book you a tour! $100 for a private tour for 2 to 5 people, $150 for 6 to 10 people. Age recommendation: Toddler. Preschool. Elementary School. Middle School. Cost: Fee. Pre-register: Yes. Phone: 206-553-9024. Email: kidsbookings@seattlebyfoot.com. Friday, September 30, 2016, 11:00 AM – 1:00 PM. Pike Place Market First Avenue and Pine Street Seattle WA 98101.

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, September 30, 2016, 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM. Chaco Canyon Organic Cafe 3770 SW Alaska St. Seattle WA 98126. For more info visit chacocanyoncafe.com.

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, September 30, 2016, 11:30 AM – 12:00 PM.

Wakhtiyo Sheeko oo Soomali ah (Somali Story Time)

The Seattle Public Library Where: Rainier Beach Branch. Room Location: Children's Area. 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, September 30, 2016, 5:00 PM – 5:30 PM.

Art Workshop: Van Gogh Clay Canvas

Eastside Bring Vincent van Gogh's Starry Night painting to life…ceramic style! Studio 2 You will lead students in a creative workshop layering different glazing techniques and textured materials to complete a one of a kind ceramic canvas masterpiece. Your clay creation will be professionally fired and ready to take home 2 weeks after the workshop. $15 to $18. Ages 5 to adult. Pre-register. Age recommendation: Elementary School. Middle School. High School. Cost: Fee. Pre-register: Yes. Phone: 425-637-8100. Email: info@kidsquestmuseum.org. Friday, September 30, 2016, 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM. KidsQuest Children’s Museum 4091 Factoria Square Mall SE Bellevue WA 98006. For more info visit kidsquestmuseum.org.

Fright Fest

South Sound Every weekend in October, enjoy rides, three haunted houses (PG-13), the scare-free Booville area for ages 12 and younger, and more. Costumes welcomed (see rules online). 6 to 11 pm Fridays, 5 to 11 pm Saturdays, 5 to 9 pm Oct. 23 and 30. $22.99 48" and taller, $9.99 under 48" tall. Age recommendation: All ages. Cost: Fee. Pre-register: No. Phone: 253-661-8000. Friday, September 30, 2016, 6:00 PM – 11:00 PM. Wild Waves Theme Park 36201 Enchanted Pkwy S. Federal Way WA 98003. For more info visit www.wildwaves.com.

Elephant & Piggie's "We Are In a Play!"

South Sound Charming all-ages musical about friendship and fun, based on the books by Mo Willems. 7 pm Fridays, 2 pm weekends through Oct. 23 (no show Oct. 7). $19, $16 students, seniors and military, $13 ages 11 and younger. Performance Type: Theater. Age recommendation: Toddler. Preschool. Elementary School. Cost: Fee. Phone: 360-570-1638. Friday, September 30, 2016, 7:00 PM. Olympia Family Theater 612 Fourth Ave. E Olympia WA 98501. For more info visit olyft.org.

The Addams Family

South Sound Musical comedy based on the popular TV series. $31, $29 students, seniors 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, September 30, 2016, 7:30 PM. Tacoma Musical Playhouse 7116 Sixth Ave. Tacoma WA 98406. For more info visit tmp.org.

Celebrate Schools 5K

North Sound 5K run/walk raises funds for Edmonds School District. $25, $15 ages 13 to 18, $7 ages 12 and younger. Age recommendation: All ages. Cost: Fee. Saturday, October 1, 2016, 8:00 AM. Alderwood Mall 3000 184th St. SW Lynnwood WA 98037. For more info visit foundationesd.org.

Treat Yourself 5K

Seattle Area The inaugural Treat Yourself 5K will benefit Providence ElderPlace and Providence Heritage House at the Market. The event, sponsored by Premera, will include various avenues for participants to treat themselves: a healthy activity of a 5K run or walk, time with family and friends, information to encourage a healthy mind, body and soul, and treats to indulge in afterwards. At the post-race celebration enjoy treats from KIND Healthy Snacks, Cliff Bars, Street Treats, Zico Coconut Water, Dante's Inferno Hot Dogs and Zing bars, to name a few. There will also be a balloon artist and face painter. 8:30 am registration, 10 am 5K run, 10:15 am 5K walk, 11 am 1K kids' fun run. $35, free 1K kids' run for ages 11 and younger. Age recommendation: All ages. Cost: Fee. Phone: 206-938-2788. Email: patricia.szabo@providence.org. Saturday, October 1, 2016, 8:30 AM – 1:00 PM. Seward Park 5900 Lake Washington Blvd. S Seattlew WA 98118. For more info visit providence.org.

Robothon

Seattle Area See robots of all types and sizes compete in a variety of challenges. Age recommendation: All ages. Cost: FREE. Saturday, October 1, 2016, 9:00 AM – 5:30 PM. Seattle Center Armory 305 Harrison St. Seattle WA 98109. For more info visit robothon.org.

Keep It Simple Farm Anniversary Festival

Eastside Celebrate the fifth birthday of KIS Farm with kids’ open mic, live music, food, pumpkin patch, and a cider press. Age recommendation: All ages. Cost: FREE. Pre-register: No. Phone: 425-558-0990. Email: liz@kisfarm.com. Saturday, October 1, 2016, 9:00 AM – 6:00 PM. Keep It Simple Farm 12526 Avondale Road N.E. Redmond WA 98052. For more info visit www.kisfarm.com.

SIFF Crash Kids: One-Day Filmmaking Workshop

Seattle Area Crash Kids is a non-competitive movie production challenge that takes participants from movie concept to movie screening over the course of a day. Attending children (ages 9 to 12) work with a professional media educator to create a short film in collaboration with other children in just eight hours. $50, $40 SIFF members. Full scholarships are available for students from schools with 50% free and reduced lunch; email education@siff.net for more information. Register online at http://www.siff.net/education/futurewave-(youth)/crash-kids Schedule: 9:30 am - Young filmmakers arrive at SIFF Film Center. 10 am - Children work with their team to write, shoot and edit their films. Noon - Lunch. Students should bring a sack lunch 5:30 pm - World Premiere screening at the SIFF Film Center Theater. Age recommendation: Elementary School. Middle School. Cost: Fee. Pre-register: Yes. Phone: 206-464-5830. Email: education@siff.net. Saturday, October 1, 2016, 9:30 AM – 5:30 PM. SIFF Film Center 305 Harrison St. Seattle WA 98109. For more info visit www.siff.net.

Wetland Waddlers

Eastside Explore Mercer Slough with your preschooler and grow a connection to the natural world! Each two-hour class includes art, play, and story time designed around a seasonal theme. Ages 2 1/2 to 4 with a parent. $20, $15 members, pre-register. October 1: “Fall” in Love With Nature As the weather gets cooler, we’ll investigate the colors, textures, and sounds of the changing seasons. October 29: Whooo Lives Here? Some animals have a spooky reputation, but there’s no need to be afraid! We’ll learn about why owls, bats, and spiders are important- and fun! Age recommendation: Toddler. Preschool. Cost: Fee. Pre-register: Yes. Phone: 206-443-2925. Saturday, October 1, 2016, 9:30 AM – 11:30 AM. Mercer Slough Environmental Education Center 1625 118th Ave. S.E. Bellevue WA 98005. For more info visit www.pacificsciencecenter.org.

BrickCon

Seattle Area View hundreds of LEGO® models on display, build your own creations, and shop for past, current and custom sets, parts and minifigures. 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Oct. 1, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Oct. 2. $10 to $12, free ages 4 and younger and active duty military with ID and their immediate family. Advance purchase recommended. No strollers. Age recommendation: All ages. Cost: Fee. Saturday, October 1, 2016, 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM. Seattle Center Exhibition Hall 305 Harrison St. Seattle WA 98109. For more info visit brickcon.org.

Wellbody Weekend

Seattle Area A healthy lifestyle starts with knowledge. Join Pacific Science Center for the first annual Wellbody Weekend presented by Group Health to learn how to live your healthiest life. Through hands-on activities, experiments and demonstrations inside our exhibit Professor Wellbody’s Academy of Health & Wellness from local organizations and Science Center staff, guests will discover the components of living a healthy lifestyle and how to incorporate them into your everyday life.  Included with admission. $19.75, $17.75 seniors, $14.75 ages 6 to 15, $11.75 ages 3 to 5. IMAX and special exhibits are an additional charge. Age recommendation: All ages. Cost: Fee. Pre-register: No. Saturday, October 1, 2016, 10:00 AM – 6:00 PM. Pacific Science Center 200 Second Avenue N Seattle, WA 98109. For more info visit www.pacificsciencecenter.org.

Fall Harvest Festival

Eastside Our famous Fall Harvest Festival at Remlinger Farms features mini fair fides, hand-led pony rides, steam train rides, corn maze, animal petting farm, tractor-drawn hay rides, hand-dipped caramel apples, fresh-cooked kettle korn, mini donuts, fresh apple cider, and don’t forget about the acres of pumpkins! $18.75, $16.75 seniors. Age recommendation: All ages. Cost: Fee. Phone: 425-333-4135 X250. Email: customerservice@remlingerfarms.com. Saturday, October 1, 2016, 10:00 AM – 6:00 PM. Remlinger Farms 32610 NE 32nd St. Carnation WA 98014.

Issaquah Salmon Days Festival

Eastside Celebrate the yearly return of salmon to Issaquah’s waterways. Art, craft and food booths, hatchery tours, carnival, entertainment, grand parade (10 a.m. Oct. 1), and hands-on activities for kids. No pets. 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Oct. 1-2. Age recommendation: All ages. Cost: FREE. Pre-register: No. Phone: 425-392-0661. Saturday, October 1, 2016, 10:00 AM – 6:00 PM. Downtown Issaquah WA. For more info visit www.salmondays.org.

Take a Kid Mountain Biking Day

Eastside Evergreen wants you to join us on October 1st for the 2016 Take a Kid Mountain Biking Day at Duthie Hill Bike Park! This is a great chance to introduce a new rider to the fun of the trail! For years Evergreen Mountain Bike Alliance has worked with its partners to make this a fun-filled day-and this year we're going bigger, with more activities, more prizes, and more excitement for the two-wheeler in your life. See the schedule below: * 9:30 a.m. registration opens * 10 a.m. guided rides (top of every hour: 10, 11, 1, 2) * 10:30 a.m. mini skills clinics with Evergreen instructors (bottom of every hour: 10:30, 11:30, 1:30) covering the basics, like cornering, uphill/downhill, rock dodge, wheel lifts, and more * 11:15 to 11:45 a.m. pump track challenge * 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.: BBQ lunch provided by Gregg's Cycles * 1 p.m.: Sweetlines jump show * 2:30 p.m.: announcements, prizes, giveaways It's a terrific way to get kids outside in the woods having fun on bikes. Come join us at this family event! All… Age recommendation: Elementary School. Middle School. High School. Cost: FREE. Phone: 206-524-2900. Email: BryanR@evergreenmtb.org. Saturday, October 1, 2016, 10:00 AM – 3:00 PM. Duthie Hill Park 26529 SE Duthie Hill Road Issaquah WA 98029. For more info visit tinyurl.com.

Arlington Viking Fest

North Sound Swedish pancake breakfast, conquering march down Olympic Avenue, plus a Viking camp with re-enactments, games, costume contest, vendors, demonstrations, kids’ activities and more. 10 am to 5 pm Oct. 1, 10 am to 4 pm Oct. 2. Age recommendation: All ages. Cost: FREE. Saturday, October 1, 2016, 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM. Legion Park 114 N. Olympic Ave. Arlington WA 98223. For more info visit arlingtonvikingfest.com.

Celebrate New and Renovated Exhibits!

North Sound The museum has enhanced the airplane exhibit and added a new exhibit, On Par Science, featuring a 9-hole mini golf course. Come explore these new features and enjoy doughnut holes, raffles, giveaways and more. Included with admission. $10.20, free ages 12 months and younger. Age recommendation: Infant. Toddler. Preschool. Elementary School. Cost: Fee. Pre-register: No. Phone: 425-258-1006. Email: kimberleev@imaginecm.org. Saturday, October 1, 2016, 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM. Imagine Children's Museum 1502 Wall St. Everett WA 98201.

Farm Weekends

North Sound Farm animals to visit and feed, pumpkin and vegetable patch, and a little kids' corn maze and hay tunnel. $3 ages 10 months and older, cash only. Pumpkins and gourds available for purchase. Age recommendation: All ages. Cost: Fee. Phone: 425-743-3694. Email: farmers@faribankfarm.com. Saturday, October 1, 2016, 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM. Fairbank Farm 15308 52nd Ave. Edmonds WA 98026. For more info visit www.fairbankfarm.com.

Rocktoberfest

North Sound Marysville Rock and Gem Club's annual show features exhibits, dealers, demonstrations, kids' activities, food, prizes and more. 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Oct. 1-2. Age recommendation: All ages. Cost: FREE. Pre-register: No. Saturday, October 1, 2016, 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM. Totem Middle School 1605 Seventh St. N.E. Marysville WA 98270. For more info visit www.facebook.com.

Green Tacoma Day

South Sound Kids ages 5 and older (with parent permission) can be helmeted and harnessed to climb a giant sequoia with help from an arborist, or participate in planting trees. Ten other parks in Tacoma are hosting volunteer habitat restoration projects. Age recommendation: All ages. Cost: FREE. Phone: 253-202-5978. Saturday, October 1, 2016, 10:00 AM – 1:00 PM. Wright Park 501 S. I St. Tacoma WA 98405. For more info visit www.metroparkstacoma.org.

Scarecrow Festival

South Sound Scarecrow contest and display, carnival games, hayrides, pony or camel rides, farm animals, food, entertainment and more. $2 per child, some activities require an additional fee. Age recommendation: All ages. Cost: Fee. Pre-register: No. Phone: 253-858-3400. Saturday, October 1, 2016, 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM. Sehmel Homestead Park 10123 78th Ave. Gig Harbor WA 98332. For more info visit www.penmetparks.org.

Vashon CiderFest

Farther Afield Sweet or hard cider tasting, apple pressing demonstrations, Vashon Fire and Rescue open house, orchard tours, food, crafts, kids’ activities and more. Age recommendation: All ages. Cost: FREE. Pre-register: No. Phone: 206-463-6217. Email: discover@vashonchamber.com. Saturday, October 1, 2016, 10:00 AM. 17519 Vashon Hwy. S.W. Vashon WA 98070. For more info visit www.vashonchamber.com.

Baby Story Time

The Seattle Public Library Where: Northgate Branch. Room Location: Meeting Room. Audience: Children. Language: English. Summary: It is baby story time at the Northgate Branch! Bring your infants age 0-12 months to enjoy stories, rhymes, and songs with our children's librarian. Stay afterward for a social playtime with other babies. 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: 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, October 1, 2016, 10:15 AM – 10:45 AM.

Caspar Babypants Performance

Seattle Area Hear music from beloved kindie rocker Caspar Babypants. Performance Type: Music. Age recommendation: Infant. Toddler. Preschool. Elementary School. Cost: FREE. Phone: 206-454-3767. Saturday, October 1, 2016, 10:30 AM. Top Pot Doughnuts 1416 N.W. 46th St. Seattle WA 98107. For more info visit www.babypantsmusic.com.

Activities and Fun with Highlights Magazine

Seattle Area Storytime with fun activities from Highlights Magazine, plus a visit from Skippyjon Jones. Age recommendation: Preschool. Elementary School. Cost: FREE. Pre-register: No. Phone: 206-417-2967. Email: crm2280@bn.com. Saturday, October 1, 2016, 11:00 AM. Barnes & Noble Northgate 401 NE Northgate Way #1100 Seattle WA 98125. For more info visit stores.barnesandnoble.com.

Cedar River Salmon Journey

Seattle Area Volunteer naturalists will be on hand to answer questions and help you spot salmon spawning in the Cedar River. 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays through Oct. 23. Age recommendation: All ages. Cost: FREE. Saturday, October 1, 2016, 11:00 AM – 4:00 PM. Landsburg Park Dam 276th Avenue Southeast Ravensdale WA 98051. For more info visit www.govlink.org.

Cedar River Salmon Journey

Seattle Area Volunteer naturalists will be on hand to answer questions and help you spot salmon spawning in the Cedar River. 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays through Oct. 23. Age recommendation: All ages. Cost: FREE. Saturday, October 1, 2016, 11:00 AM – 4:00 PM. Cedar River Park 1715 S.E. Maple Valley Hwy. (behind the community center) Renton WA 98057. For more info visit www.govlink.org.

Cedar River Salmon Journey

Seattle Area Volunteer naturalists will be on hand to answer questions and help you spot salmon spawning in the Cedar River. 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays through Oct. 23. Age recommendation: All ages. Cost: FREE. Saturday, October 1, 2016, 11:00 AM – 4:00 PM. Renton Library 100 Mill Ave. S. Renton WA 98057. For more info visit www.govlink.org.

Cedar River Salmon Journey

Seattle Area Volunteer naturalists will be on hand to answer questions and help you spot salmon spawning in the Cedar River. 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays through Oct. 23. Age recommendation: All ages. Cost: FREE. Saturday, October 1, 2016, 11:00 AM – 4:00 PM. Cavanaugh Pond 17410 S.E. Maple Valley Hwy. Renton WA 98058. For more info visit www.govlink.org.

FREE First Saturdays for Families

Seattle Area Celebrate the arts and cultures of Asia on the first Saturday of most months and enjoy family friendly movies during Kids Flicks. This month, enjoy the last few days of Mood Indigo: Textiles from Around the World. Visit during Free First Saturday and drop in on an art activity. Learn how to dye and embroider your own fabric inspired by the exhibition with artist Janet Fagan. Free and open to the public. RSVP requested. Age recommendation: All ages. Cost: FREE. Pre-register: No. Phone: 206-654-3100. Saturday, October 1, 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.

Renton Multicultural Festival

Seattle Area Music, dance, stories, art, food and hands-on activities representing a variety of cultures. Age recommendation: All ages. Cost: FREE. Saturday, October 1, 2016, 11:00 AM – 3:00 PM. Renton Pavilion and Piazza Park 233 Burnett Ave. S Renton WA 98057. For more info visit rentonwa.gov.

Scarecrow Festival

Seattle Area Scarecrow Mini Fest features live music from the Neighborhood Boys, a scavenger hunt in the Community Garden Orchard, garden games, kids' activities, a ride-on kiddie tractor corral, and of course, making scarecrows! You bring the clothes and pillow case for the head, and we supply the straw and frame materials ($20). Put your scarecrow and display during the Mini Fest and see if you win the grand prize! Age recommendation: All ages. Cost: FREE. Pre-register: No. Phone: 206-684-7026. Saturday, October 1, 2016, 11:00 AM – 2:00 PM. Magnuson Community Center 6344 N.E. 74TH St. Seattle WA 98115. For more info visit magnusonnatureprograms.com.

Seattle Kids Tour

Seattle Area We are offering a private family walking tour for young ages in Downtown Seattle. Though every tour varies a little, our typical rout includes Pike Place Market, Seattle Art Museum, Seattle Central Library and a few fun stops in between. We have more tour times available and are flexible with schedules. Shoot us an email or call, we would love to book you a tour! $100 for a private tour for 2 to 5 people, $150 for 6 to 10 people. Age recommendation: Toddler. Preschool. Elementary School. Middle School. Cost: Fee. Pre-register: Yes. Phone: 206-553-9024. Email: kidsbookings@seattlebyfoot.com. Saturday, October 1, 2016, 11:00 AM – 1:00 PM. Pike Place Market First Avenue and Pine Street Seattle WA 98101.

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, October 1, 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.

Kelsey Creek Farm Fair

Eastside Join us for Kelsey Creek Farm’s annual Farm Fair!  Free activities: • Live entertainment • Scarecrow maze • Interactive play area • Heritage demonstrations by the Eastside Heritage Society Activities with nominal fees: • Local honey • Food items  • Inflatables • Petting zoo • Pumpkin patch with pumpkin decorating • Tractor pulled wagon rides by Northwest Vintage Tractor Club Admission is free. Charge cards are not accepted and there will be no ATM on site. On-site parking will be limited, shuttles available from Bannerwood Sports Park and Wilburton Park and Ride. No dogs allowed in barnyard. For more information or if you have questions please contact Kelsey Creek Farm at 425-542-7688 or visit www.myparksandrecreation.com. Age recommendation: All ages. Cost: FREE. Pre-register: No. Phone: 425-452-7688. Email: kelseycreekfarm@bellevuewa.gov. Saturday, October 1, 2016, 11:00 AM – 4:00 PM. Kelsey Creek Farm 410 130th Pl. S.E. Bellevue WA 98005. For more info visit www.bellevuewa.gov.

Salmon SEEson in Issaquah

Eastside See salmon return to Issaquah Creek, where you can view spawning from the bridge or through viewing windows. Trained docents from Friends of the Issaquah Salmon Hatchery (FISH) will give drop-in tours at 11 a.m. and 1 p.m. every Saturday and Sunday, September 10 through November 13. Age recommendation: All ages. Cost: FREE. Phone: 425-392-8025. Saturday, October 1, 2016, 11:00 AM. Issaquah Salmon Hatchery 125 W. Sunset Way Issaquah WA 98027. For more info visit www.govlink.org.

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, October 1, 2016, 11:00 AM – 3:30 PM. Snoqualmie Depot 38625 SE King St. Snoqualmie WA 98065.

Story Time

North Sound Come enjoy stories and activities. Age recommendation: Toddler. Preschool. Elementary School. Cost: FREE. Phone: 425-771-2220. Saturday, October 1, 2016, 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM. Barnes & Noble 19401 Alderwood Mall Pkwy Lynnwood WA 98036. For more info visit stores.barnesandnoble.com.

Children's Day

South Sound Hands-on activities, kids’ entertainment, games, crafts, food, inflatables and more. Age recommendation: All ages. Cost: FREE. Pre-register: No. Phone: 360-491-0857. Saturday, October 1, 2016, 11:00 AM – 2:00 PM. Huntamer Park 618 Woodland Square Loop S.E. Lacey WA 98503. For more info visit www.ci.lacey.wa.us.

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, October 1, 2016, 11:00 AM – 4:00 PM. Washington State History Museum 1911 Pacific Ave. Tacoma WA 98402. For more info visit www.wshs.org.

Picture Book Author Saturday Series with Laurie Thompson

The Seattle Public Library Where: Central Library. Room Location: Level 1 - Anne Marie Gault Story Hour Room. Audience: Children. Language: English. Summary: Help us kick off this special 10-week Saturday series of author/illustrator story times! This week's guest star is picture book author, Laurie Thompson! Description: A former software engineer, Laurie Ann Thompson now writes for children and young adults to help her readers – and herself – make better sense of the world we live in, so they can contribute to making it a better place for all of us. She strives to write nonfiction that gives wings to active imaginations and fiction that taps into our universal human truths, as seen in her books "Be A Changemaker: How To Start Something That Matters," a teen how-to guide filled with practical advice and inspiration for youn… View in Catalog: Books by Laurie Ann Thompson. Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Books will be available for purchase. 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. Saturday, October 1, 2016, 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM.

Giờ đọc truyện tiếng Việt! (Vietnamese Story Time)

The Seattle Public Library Where: Delridge Branch. Room Location: 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. 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, October 1, 2016, 11:30 AM – 12:00 PM.

Rainier Beach Heart and Soul: A Community Fair

The Seattle Public Library Where: non-library location. Non-Library Location: Rainier Beach Community Center | 8825 Rainier Ave S, Seattle, WA 98118. Audience: Children. Teens. Adults. Language: English. Summary: The Seattle Public Library’s African American Community Engagement Team invites you to Rainier Beach Heart and Soul: A Community Fair! Description: A celebration for the African American Community at the Rainier Beach Community Center. Fun for kids, teens and adults! The Library in association with the Experience Music Project (EMP), the Rainier Beach Merchant's Association, Seattle Parks and Recreation, The Friends of the Library and The Library Foundation will be presenting a day of entertainment and activities, culture and community. Come rain or shine, come have a great time with us! Line-Up: 12:30 p.m. to 1 p.m. - Total Experience Gospel Ch… Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. This event is supported by the Friends of the Library and The Seattle Public Library Foundation. Contact Info: *Central Library 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, October 1, 2016, 12:00 PM – 5:00 PM.

¡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: Es una hora de cuentos para los niños en la biblioteca de Columbia Branch! (It is Spanish story time at the Columbia Branch!). Description: Traiga a sus niños a la biblioteca de Columbia 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. 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, October 1, 2016, 12:00 PM – 12:30 PM.

¡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, October 1, 2016, 12:00 PM – 12:30 PM.

Fall Carnival

Farther Afield The 33rd Annual Carnival at The Island School is open to the public and fun for all ages. Come join us for carnival games, delicious food, live music and a used book sale. The not-to-be-missed attractions include pony rides, face painting, bowling, tattoos, cupcake walk and a ropin’ rodeo. You’ll have a memorable afternoon of family-friendly fun, rain or shine. Free admission; fee for most activities and food. Age recommendation: Toddler. Preschool. Elementary School. Middle School. Cost: FREE. Pre-register: No. Phone: 206-842-0400. Email: info@theislandschool.org. Saturday, October 1, 2016, 12:00 PM – 4:00 PM. The Island School 8553 NE Day Road Bainbridge Island WA 98110. For more info visit theislandschool.org.

Kinetic Sculpture Race

Farther Afield Wacky, imaginative parade featuring human-powered, artistically enhanced vehicles that must go through sand and mud, float on water, and transverse hilly neighborhoods. Brake test and water course starts noon Oct. 1, sand and mud courses noon Oct. 2. See schedule online. Age recommendation: All ages. Cost: FREE. Saturday, October 1, 2016, 12:00 PM. Port Townsend WA. For more info visit www.ptkineticrace.org.

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, October 1, 2016, 1:00 PM – 1:30 PM.

Free Family Weekend Walk

Seattle Area Bring the whole family for a 90-minute themed walk. We will stop along the way for games, hands-on activities and learning geared toward children and their caregivers. Monthly Themes: September—Wonderful Wetlands October—Buggin' Out November—Trees and Falling Leaves The tour guide will meet you on the parking lot side (east) of the Graham Visitors Center at 1 pm. Age recommendation: All ages. Preschool. Elementary School. Cost: FREE. Pre-register: No. Phone: 206-543-8801. Email: lsanphil@uw.edu. Saturday, October 1, 2016, 1:00 PM – 2:30 PM. Graham Visitors Center at Washington Park Arboretum 2300 Arboretum Drive East Seattle WA 98112.

Fall Festival

Eastside Enjoy pumpkin painting, animal encounters, crafts, wagon rides, butter making, face painting, local agri-business booths, and much more! This family oriented event will give all ages an opportunity to learn about farm animals, farming in our community, and a unique chance to celebrate Fall at Farrel-McWhirter Farm Park. $24, $20 Redmond residents. Pre-registration is encouraged. Day-of registration will be available, but price increases to $30. Babies under 12 months are free. Register each child separately, parent included with child, one parent per two children please. All activities and goody bag are included with registration fee. Age recommendation: All ages. Cost: Fee. Pre-register: Yes. Phone: 425-556-2300. Saturday, October 1, 2016, 1:00 PM – 4:00 PM. Farrel-McWhirter Park 19545 NE Redmond Road Redmond WA 98053. For more info visit apm.activecommunities.com.

Get Crafty Saturdays!

Eastside Join us for a fun arts activity on Saturdays in the Museum Forum. These drop-in art activities are directly connected to exhibitions, and are carefully planned to inspire creativity, and promote cooperation and learning. Ages 4 to 10. $4 material fee per child. Supplies may be limited. First come first serve. Admission $12, $10 students and seniors, $5 TeenTix, free ages 5 and younger, $30 family. Age recommendation: Preschool. Elementary School. Cost: Fee. Pre-register: No. Phone: 425-519-0770. Saturday, October 1, 2016, 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM. Bellevue Arts Museum 510 Bellevue Way N.E. Bellevue WA 98004. For more info visit www.bellevuearts.org.

The Barber's Wife

Eastside “The Barber’s Wife” is the story of Shankar, the village barber, and his clever wife, Indrani, as they try to better their lives while outwitting a pair of very determined, but not-so-clever thieves. This new musical for young audiences is an adaptation of a folktale from northwest India. After tricking the thieves into helping them plow their field, Indrani uses her quick wit to outmaneuver and thwart the thieves’ plans to steal the barber’s savings. Each time the thieves return, she manages to outsmart them until finally she devises a plan to send them on their way for good. 1 and 3 p.m. weekends through Oct. 2. $10, $5 ages 1 to 3 on Sundays. Performance Type: Theater. Age recommendation: Preschool. Elementary School. Middle School. High School. Cost: Fee. Phone: 425-881-6777. Saturday, October 1, 2016, 1:00 PM. SecondStory Repertory 16587 N.E. 74th St. Redmond WA 98052. For more info visit www.secondstoryrep.org.

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, October 1, 2016, 1:30 PM – 2:00 PM.

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! View in Catalog: "BOOK TITLE" by AUTHOR NAME. 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, October 1, 2016, 2:00 PM – 5:00 PM.

¡Hora de cuentos! (Spanish Story Time)

The Seattle Public Library Where: Beacon Hill Branch. Room Location: Friends of The Seattle Public Library Meeting Room. Audience: Children. Language: Español. Summary: Es una hora de cuentos para los niños en la biblioteca de Beacon Hill Branch! (It is Spanish story time at the Beacon Hill Branch!). Description: Traiga a sus niños a la biblioteca de Beacon Hill 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. 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. Saturday, October 1, 2016, 2:00 PM – 2:30 PM.

Concordia Carnival

Seattle Area Our annual school carnival is tons of fun! There are indoor carnival-style games in the gym run by our middle school students with a prize booth. Outside we have a bouncy house, dunk tank, pony rides, face painting, and food of course. Tickets for activities are 50 cents each; activities take between 1 and 3 tickets. Age recommendation: Toddler. Preschool. Elementary School. Cost: FREE. Pre-register: No. Phone: 206-525-7407. Email: admin@concordiaseattle.com. Saturday, October 1, 2016, 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM. Concordia Lutheran School 7040 36th Ave. NE Seattle WA 98115.

Elephant & Piggie's "We Are In a Play!"

South Sound Charming all-ages musical about friendship and fun, based on the books by Mo Willems. 7 pm Fridays, 2 pm weekends through Oct. 23 (no show Oct. 7). $19, $16 students, seniors and military, $13 ages 11 and younger. Performance Type: Theater. Age recommendation: Toddler. Preschool. Elementary School. Cost: Fee. Phone: 360-570-1638. Saturday, October 1, 2016, 2:00 PM. Olympia Family Theater 612 Fourth Ave. E Olympia WA 98501. For more info visit olyft.org.

College Goal Washington: Help with your FAFSA

The Seattle Public Library Where: Northgate Branch. Room Location: Meeting Room. Audience: Teens. Language: English. Summary: Are you applying for 2017-2018 student financial aid? Need help filling out the FAFSA or the WASFA? Drop by the library and receive assistance provided through the Washington Student Achievement Council. Description: For the workshop, please remember to bring: Your driver’s license or state ID. , Your income information. This includes bank statements, a W-2 or pay stub, and a past tax return. , Your parent, if you are 24 or younger. , Your parents’ financial information. Parents should bring a copy of their 2015 tax return. , Additional financial information such as child support statements, TANF or welfare information, real estate, investments, family business or farm info. , FAFSA filers must also bring:… 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. Contact: Rachael Bohn. 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, October 1, 2016, 2:30 PM – 5:30 PM.

The Barber's Wife

Eastside “The Barber’s Wife” is the story of Shankar, the village barber, and his clever wife, Indrani, as they try to better their lives while outwitting a pair of very determined, but not-so-clever thieves. This new musical for young audiences is an adaptation of a folktale from northwest India. After tricking the thieves into helping them plow their field, Indrani uses her quick wit to outmaneuver and thwart the thieves’ plans to steal the barber’s savings. Each time the thieves return, she manages to outsmart them until finally she devises a plan to send them on their way for good. 1 and 3 p.m. weekends through Oct. 2. $10, $5 ages 1 to 3 on Sundays. Performance Type: Theater. Age recommendation: Preschool. Elementary School. Middle School. High School. Cost: Fee. Phone: 425-881-6777. Saturday, October 1, 2016, 3:00 PM. SecondStory Repertory 16587 N.E. 74th St. Redmond WA 98052. For more info visit www.secondstoryrep.org.

LEGO Star Wars Rogue One Build Event

Seattle Area Kids ages 8 and up are invited to join us for our LEGO® Star Wars Rogue One Build Event. In this open and fun-filled activity, participants and Star Wars fans alike will get to build designs from the exciting new film coming out this year. Age recommendation: Elementary School. Cost: FREE. Pre-register: No. Phone: 206-417-2967. Email: crm2280@bn.com. Saturday, October 1, 2016, 4:00 PM – 6:00 PM. Barnes & Noble Northgate 401 NE Northgate Way #1100 Seattle WA 98125. For more info visit stores.barnesandnoble.com.

Super League Gaming: Minecraft

Eastside Super League is the world’s first and biggest video game league that takes place in movie theatres worldwide. Bringing gamers of all ages together for a social, face-to-face gameplay experience on the big screen, Super League is establishing theatre auditoriums as the ultimate place to play some of the world’s most popular games. How it works: Gamers will bring their laptop into the movie theatre and connect to the Super League server. Once connected, they’ll join a lobby with up to 100 other gamers at the event. Teams will be formed and gamers will embark on 90 minutes of Minecraft fun. For Fall 2016, Super League will be offering two ways to play Minecraft in a movie theatre: Minecraft Adventure and Metropolis Madness. Minecraft Adventure is series of “one-day” events running every Tuesday and Saturday of the week from September 20 to October 1. Each event will feature different worlds, themes, and games. Minecraft Adventure events are standalone - tickets are purchased on an event-by-event basis,… Age recommendation: All ages. Cost: Fee. Pre-register: Yes. Saturday, October 1, 2016, 4:30 PM – 6:00 PM. Lincoln Square Cinemas 700 Bellevue Way NE #310 Bellevue WA 98004. For more info visit superleague.com.

Super League Gaming: Minecraft

Eastside Super League is the world’s first and biggest video game league that takes place in movie theatres worldwide. Bringing gamers of all ages together for a social, face-to-face gameplay experience on the big screen, Super League is establishing theatre auditoriums as the ultimate place to play some of the world’s most popular games. How it works: Gamers will bring their laptop into the movie theatre and connect to the Super League server. Once connected, they’ll join a lobby with up to 100 other gamers at the event. Teams will be formed and gamers will embark on 90 minutes of Minecraft fun. For Fall 2016, Super League will be offering two ways to play Minecraft in a movie theatre: Minecraft Adventure and Metropolis Madness. Minecraft Adventure is series of “one-day” events running every Tuesday and Saturday of the week from September 20 to October 1. Each event will feature different worlds, themes, and games. Minecraft Adventure events are standalone - tickets are purchased on an event-by-event basis,… Age recommendation: All ages. Cost: Fee. Pre-register: Yes. Saturday, October 1, 2016, 4:30 PM – 6:00 PM. iPic at Redmond Town Center 16541 NE 74th St. Redmond, WA 98052. For more info visit superleague.com.

Fright Fest

South Sound Every weekend in October, enjoy rides, three haunted houses (PG-13), the scare-free Booville area for ages 12 and younger, and more. Costumes welcomed (see rules online). 6 to 11 pm Fridays, 5 to 11 pm Saturdays, 5 to 9 pm Oct. 23 and 30. $22.99 48" and taller, $9.99 under 48" tall. Age recommendation: All ages. Cost: Fee. Pre-register: No. Phone: 253-661-8000. Saturday, October 1, 2016, 5:00 PM – 11:00 PM. Wild Waves Theme Park 36201 Enchanted Pkwy S. Federal Way WA 98003. For more info visit www.wildwaves.com.

Musical Story Time with Mr. Ryan

Seattle Area Enjoy a musical story time with local music teacher and author Mr. Ryan. He will tell the heroic story of Mr. Mop. Age recommendation: All ages. Cost: FREE. Pre-register: No. Phone: 206-328-0636. Email: info@bootylandkids.com. Saturday, October 1, 2016, 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM. Bootyland Kids 1815 N 45th St. Suite 208 Seattle WA 98103. For more info visit www.facebook.com.

Rhythm, Movement & Spirit: Seattle Kokon Taiko’s 35th Anniversary Concert

Seattle Area Seattle Kokon Taiko strives to combine the ancient roots of taiko--based in Japanese drumming, folk dance, vocalization, and bamboo flute--with the modern Japanese American kumi-daiko (group drumming) style. By embracing taiko's traditional origins while adding the innovative and creative energy of contemporary culture, SKT creates a powerful, unique, and fun style that we've shared with audiences of all ages over the last 35 years. Ages 5 and older. $25, $15 ages 5 to 12. Performance Type: Music. Age recommendation: Elementary School. Middle School. High School. Cost: Fee. Saturday, October 1, 2016, 6:30 PM. Shorewood Performing Arts Center 17300 Fremont Ave. N. Shoreline WA 98133. For more info visit skt35.brownpapertickets.com.

Little Women

South Sound Musical based on the beloved classic book by Louisa May Alcott. $22, $18 seniors and military, $12 ages 10 and younger. Performance Type: Theater. Age recommendation: Elementary School. Middle School. High School. Cost: Fee. Phone: 253-447-7645. Saturday, October 1, 2016, 7:00 PM. Sumner Performing Arts Center 1707 Main St. Sumner WA 98390. For more info visit www.manestagetheatre.com.

The Addams Family

South Sound Musical comedy based on the popular TV series. $31, $29 students, seniors 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, October 1, 2016, 7:30 PM. Tacoma Musical Playhouse 7116 Sixth Ave. Tacoma WA 98406. For more info visit tmp.org.

BrickCon

Seattle Area View hundreds of LEGO® models on display, build your own creations, and shop for past, current and custom sets, parts and minifigures. 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Oct. 1, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Oct. 2. $10 to $12, free ages 4 and younger and active duty military with ID and their immediate family. Advance purchase recommended. No strollers. Age recommendation: All ages. Cost: Fee. Sunday, October 2, 2016, 9:00 AM – 3:00 PM. Seattle Center Exhibition Hall 305 Harrison St. Seattle WA 98109. For more info visit brickcon.org.

Walk for the Animals

Seattle Area Walk around Green Lake with or without your leashed dog during this fundraiser for Seattle Humane. Afterward, enjoy games, contests, giveaways and more. $30. Age recommendation: All ages. Cost: Fee. Sunday, October 2, 2016, 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM. Aquatheater at Green Lake 5900 W. Green Lake Way N. Seattle WA 98103. For more info visit www.seattlehumane.org.

Youth Climate Action Summit

Seattle Area Seattle-area teens are invited to attend the second annual Youth Climate Action Summit, a full-day event which centers around taking action to combat climate change. Summit attendees will participate alongside local climate professionals in interactive workshops focused on the impacts of climate change and taking climate action. Hands-on art and action elements will also be featured throughout the day, as well as breakfast, lunch and snacks. Meet at the zoo's education center, near the south entrance.  Free and open to any interested teens living in the greater Seattle area. Register online: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/18eWyRwQk3W0FwLV27GcnS1_-lz8v8U31jnL7nhFrnlU/viewform?edit_requested=true. Age recommendation: Middle School. High School. Cost: FREE. Pre-register: Yes. Sunday, October 2, 2016, 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM. Woodland Park Zoo N. 50th Street and Fremont Avenue N. Seattle WA 98103. For more info visit seattleyouthcan.org.

Wellbody Weekend

Seattle Area A healthy lifestyle starts with knowledge. Join Pacific Science Center for the first annual Wellbody Weekend presented by Group Health to learn how to live your healthiest life. Through hands-on activities, experiments and demonstrations inside our exhibit Professor Wellbody’s Academy of Health & Wellness from local organizations and Science Center staff, guests will discover the components of living a healthy lifestyle and how to incorporate them into your everyday life.  Included with admission. $19.75, $17.75 seniors, $14.75 ages 6 to 15, $11.75 ages 3 to 5. IMAX and special exhibits are an additional charge. Age recommendation: All ages. Cost: Fee. Pre-register: No. Sunday, October 2, 2016, 10:00 AM – 6:00 PM. Pacific Science Center 200 Second Avenue N Seattle, WA 98109. For more info visit www.pacificsciencecenter.org.

Fall Harvest Festival

Eastside Our famous Fall Harvest Festival at Remlinger Farms features mini fair fides, hand-led pony rides, steam train rides, corn maze, animal petting farm, tractor-drawn hay rides, hand-dipped caramel apples, fresh-cooked kettle korn, mini donuts, fresh apple cider, and don’t forget about the acres of pumpkins! $18.75, $16.75 seniors. Age recommendation: All ages. Cost: Fee. Phone: 425-333-4135 X250. Email: customerservice@remlingerfarms.com. Sunday, October 2, 2016, 10:00 AM – 6:00 PM. Remlinger Farms 32610 NE 32nd St. Carnation WA 98014.

Issaquah Salmon Days Festival

Eastside Celebrate the yearly return of salmon to Issaquah’s waterways. Art, craft and food booths, hatchery tours, carnival, entertainment, grand parade (10 a.m. Oct. 1), and hands-on activities for kids. No pets. 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Oct. 1-2. Age recommendation: All ages. Cost: FREE. Pre-register: No. Phone: 425-392-0661. Sunday, October 2, 2016, 10:00 AM – 6:00 PM. Downtown Issaquah WA. For more info visit www.salmondays.org.

Arlington Viking Fest

North Sound Swedish pancake breakfast, conquering march down Olympic Avenue, plus a Viking camp with re-enactments, games, costume contest, vendors, demonstrations, kids’ activities and more. 10 am to 5 pm Oct. 1, 10 am to 4 pm Oct. 2. Age recommendation: All ages. Cost: FREE. Sunday, October 2, 2016, 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM. Legion Park 114 N. Olympic Ave. Arlington WA 98223. For more info visit arlingtonvikingfest.com.

Farm Weekends

North Sound Farm animals to visit and feed, pumpkin and vegetable patch, and a little kids' corn maze and hay tunnel. $3 ages 10 months and older, cash only. Pumpkins and gourds available for purchase. Age recommendation: All ages. Cost: Fee. Phone: 425-743-3694. Email: farmers@faribankfarm.com. Sunday, October 2, 2016, 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM. Fairbank Farm 15308 52nd Ave. Edmonds WA 98026. For more info visit www.fairbankfarm.com.

Rocktoberfest

North Sound Marysville Rock and Gem Club's annual show features exhibits, dealers, demonstrations, kids' activities, food, prizes and more. 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Oct. 1-2. Age recommendation: All ages. Cost: FREE. Pre-register: No. Sunday, October 2, 2016, 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM. Totem Middle School 1605 Seventh St. N.E. Marysville WA 98270. For more info visit www.facebook.com.

Cedar River Salmon Journey

Seattle Area Volunteer naturalists will be on hand to answer questions and help you spot salmon spawning in the Cedar River. 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays through Oct. 23. Age recommendation: All ages. Cost: FREE. Sunday, October 2, 2016, 11:00 AM – 4:00 PM. Cavanaugh Pond 17410 S.E. Maple Valley Hwy. Renton WA 98058. For more info visit www.govlink.org.

Cedar River Salmon Journey

Seattle Area Volunteer naturalists will be on hand to answer questions and help you spot salmon spawning in the Cedar River. 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays through Oct. 23. Age recommendation: All ages. Cost: FREE. Sunday, October 2, 2016, 11:00 AM – 4:00 PM. Landsburg Park Dam 276th Avenue Southeast Ravensdale WA 98051. For more info visit www.govlink.org.

Cedar River Salmon Journey

Seattle Area Volunteer naturalists will be on hand to answer questions and help you spot salmon spawning in the Cedar River. 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays through Oct. 23. Age recommendation: All ages. Cost: FREE. Sunday, October 2, 2016, 11:00 AM – 4:00 PM. Renton Library 100 Mill Ave. S. Renton WA 98057. For more info visit www.govlink.org.

Cedar River Salmon Journey

Seattle Area Volunteer naturalists will be on hand to answer questions and help you spot salmon spawning in the Cedar River. 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays through Oct. 23. Age recommendation: All ages. Cost: FREE. Sunday, October 2, 2016, 11:00 AM – 4:00 PM. Cedar River Park 1715 S.E. Maple Valley Hwy. (behind the community center) Renton WA 98057. For more info visit www.govlink.org.

Crankie Festival Workshop for Kids

Seattle Area Crankies are hand-crafted scrolls which are mounted in boxes and stories unroll as it cranks along. In this workshop, you will have the chance to work with Dejah Leger to create a scrolling story of your own. Ages 6 and older. Adults encouraged to attend with their child. $10. Pre-register. Age recommendation: Elementary School. Middle School. High School. Cost: Fee. Pre-register: Yes. Phone: info@nwpuppet.org. Sunday, October 2, 2016, 11:00 AM – 1:00 PM. Northwest Puppet Center 9123 15th Ave. NE Seattle WA 98115. For more info visit crankieworkshop.brownpapertickets.com.

FREE Henry Art Gallery

Seattle Area The Henry Art Gallery is FREE 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. every Sunday. Age recommendation: All ages. Cost: FREE. Pre-register: No. Phone: 206-616-9625. Sunday, October 2, 2016, 11:00 AM – 4:00 PM. Henry Art Gallery University of Washington 4100 15th Ave. N.E. Seattle WA 98105. For more info visit www.henryart.org.

Seattle Kids Tour

Seattle Area We are offering a private family walking tour for young ages in Downtown Seattle. Though every tour varies a little, our typical rout includes Pike Place Market, Seattle Art Museum, Seattle Central Library and a few fun stops in between. We have more tour times available and are flexible with schedules. Shoot us an email or call, we would love to book you a tour! $100 for a private tour for 2 to 5 people, $150 for 6 to 10 people. Age recommendation: Toddler. Preschool. Elementary School. Middle School. Cost: Fee. Pre-register: Yes. Phone: 206-553-9024. Email: kidsbookings@seattlebyfoot.com. Sunday, October 2, 2016, 11:00 AM – 1:00 PM. Pike Place Market First Avenue and Pine Street Seattle WA 98101.

Salmon SEEson in Issaquah

Eastside See salmon return to Issaquah Creek, where you can view spawning from the bridge or through viewing windows. Trained docents from Friends of the Issaquah Salmon Hatchery (FISH) will give drop-in tours at 11 a.m. and 1 p.m. every Saturday and Sunday, September 10 through November 13. Age recommendation: All ages. Cost: FREE. Phone: 425-392-8025. Sunday, October 2, 2016, 11:00 AM. Issaquah Salmon Hatchery 125 W. Sunset Way Issaquah WA 98027. For more info visit www.govlink.org.

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. Sunday, October 2, 2016, 11:00 AM – 3:30 PM. Snoqualmie Depot 38625 SE King St. Snoqualmie WA 98065.

FREE Military Admission Sunday

North Sound Every first Sunday of the month active, reservist, retired and gold star member families get into the Museum for FREE! Military ID is required. Age recommendation: Infant. Toddler. Preschool. Elementary School. Cost: FREE. Pre-register: No. Email: kimberleev@imaginecm.org. Sunday, October 2, 2016, 11:00 AM – 5:00 PM. Imagine Children's Museum 1502 Wall St. Everett WA 98201.

CroatiaFest

Seattle Area Music and dance performances, food, art, activities, demonstrations and workshops. Age recommendation: All ages. Cost: FREE. Sunday, October 2, 2016, 12:00 PM – 8:00 PM. Seattle Center Armory 305 Harrison St. Seattle WA 98109. For more info visit www.croatiafest.org.

Sketchcrawl

Seattle Area Watch sketch artists at work (they'll have yellow shirts) as they capture life around them, plus enjoy hands-on art activities. Age recommendation: All ages. Cost: FREE. Sunday, October 2, 2016, 12:00 PM – 2:00 PM. Town Center at Lake Forest Park 17171 Bothell Way N.E. Lake Forest Park WA 98155. For more info visit www.shorelinearts.net.

Medieval Festival

North Sound Watch as the armored Seattle Knights joust on horseback and demonstrate archery and other medieval-style combat. Proceeds benefit Equine Life Solutions youth scholarships and horse care. $10 to $15, VIP packages available. Pre-register. Age recommendation: All ages. Cost: Fee. Pre-register: Yes. Phone: 425-686-7120. Sunday, October 2, 2016, 12:00 PM – 6:00 PM. Holly Farm 19329 51st Ave. S.E. Bothell WA 98012. For more info visit equinelifesolutions.com.

Kinetic Sculpture Race

Farther Afield Wacky, imaginative parade featuring human-powered, artistically enhanced vehicles that must go through sand and mud, float on water, and transverse hilly neighborhoods. Brake test and water course starts noon Oct. 1, sand and mud courses noon Oct. 2. See schedule online. Age recommendation: All ages. Cost: FREE. Sunday, October 2, 2016, 12:00 PM. Port Townsend WA. For more info visit www.ptkineticrace.org.

Shop the FriendShop Pop-Up!

The Seattle Public Library Where: Ballard Branch. Audience: Children. Teens. Adults. Language: English. Summary: The FriendShop is coming to the Ballard Branch! Description: Join the Friends of The Seattle Public Library for our Pop-up Shop. Pop in to purchase: - Pre-owned paperbacks and children's books for $1 - Goodies from the FriendShop, including tote bags, mugs and jewelry - Gifts for readers Members will receive two free hard cover fiction books as a member benefit. Renew or join today! Your support helps the Friends advocate, educate and raise funds on behalf of The Seattle Public Library. Notes: All proceeds benefit The Seattle Public Library. For more information, visit www.friendsofspl.org. More...: http://www.friendsofspl.org/. Contact: FriendShop 206-733-9015. 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. Event provided by: The Seattle Public Library. Sunday, October 2, 2016, 1:00 PM – 4:00 PM.

Burien Brat Trot and Bavarian Fest

Seattle Area 5K (1 p.m.) or 1-mile family run (2 p.m.), followed by Bavarian Fest with food, beer garden, music, booths and kids’ activities. $32 to $45, $120 family of four, free Bavarian Fest. Age recommendation: All ages. Cost: Fee. Sunday, October 2, 2016, 1:00 PM. S.W. 152nd Street Burien WA 98166. For more info visit www.burienbrattrot.com.

Puget Sound Buddy Walk®

Seattle Area Family-centered event to promote awareness and acceptance of people with Down syndrome. Participants enjoy entertainment for the entire family including a stroll around Seattle Center, music, dancing, face painting, a fishing booth for prizes, food trucks, photos and more. FREE, fundraising encouraged. Sunday, October 2, 2016, 1:00 PM – 4:00 PM. Seattle Center Next 50 Plaza 305 Harrison St. Seattle WA 98109. For more info visit downsyndromecommunity.org.

The Barber's Wife

Eastside “The Barber’s Wife” is the story of Shankar, the village barber, and his clever wife, Indrani, as they try to better their lives while outwitting a pair of very determined, but not-so-clever thieves. This new musical for young audiences is an adaptation of a folktale from northwest India. After tricking the thieves into helping them plow their field, Indrani uses her quick wit to outmaneuver and thwart the thieves’ plans to steal the barber’s savings. Each time the thieves return, she manages to outsmart them until finally she devises a plan to send them on their way for good. 1 and 3 p.m. weekends through Oct. 2. $10, $5 ages 1 to 3 on Sundays. Performance Type: Theater. Age recommendation: Preschool. Elementary School. Middle School. High School. Cost: Fee. Phone: 425-881-6777. Sunday, October 2, 2016, 1:00 PM. SecondStory Repertory 16587 N.E. 74th St. Redmond WA 98052. For more info visit www.secondstoryrep.org.

Japanese Kite-Making Workshop

South Sound Artist Greg Kono will demonstrate how to make a kite from a coffee filter using shibori dyeing techniques. Included with admission. $5, $2 seniors and youth. Age recommendation: All ages. Cost: Fee. Pre-register: Yes. Phone: 253-288-7433. Sunday, October 2, 2016, 1:00 PM – 3:30 PM. White River Valley Museum 918 H St. S.E. Auburn WA 98002. For more info visit wrvmuseum.org.

Princess Party

South Sound Kids ages 2 and older with an adult can dress up and enjoy dancing, crafts, music, refreshments and special guests. $25, $10 each additional child, $5 each additional adult. Pre-register by Sept. 30. Age recommendation: Toddler. Preschool. Elementary School. Cost: Fee. Pre-register: Yes. Phone: 253-835-6924. Sunday, October 2, 2016, 1:00 PM – 2:30 PM. Federal Way Community Center 876 S. 333rd St. Federal Way WA 98003. For more info visit itallhappenshere.org.

Elephant & Piggie's "We Are In a Play!"

South Sound Charming all-ages musical about friendship and fun, based on the books by Mo Willems. 7 pm Fridays, 2 pm weekends through Oct. 23 (no show Oct. 7). $19, $16 students, seniors and military, $13 ages 11 and younger. Performance Type: Theater. Age recommendation: Toddler. Preschool. Elementary School. Cost: Fee. Phone: 360-570-1638. Sunday, October 2, 2016, 2:00 PM. Olympia Family Theater 612 Fourth Ave. E Olympia WA 98501. For more info visit olyft.org.

Little Women

South Sound Musical based on the beloved classic book by Louisa May Alcott. $22, $18 seniors and military, $12 ages 10 and younger. Performance Type: Theater. Age recommendation: Elementary School. Middle School. High School. Cost: Fee. Phone: 253-447-7645. Sunday, October 2, 2016, 2:00 PM. Sumner Performing Arts Center 1707 Main St. Sumner WA 98390. For more info visit www.manestagetheatre.com.

The Addams Family

South Sound Musical comedy based on the popular TV series. $31, $29 students, seniors 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. Sunday, October 2, 2016, 2:00 PM. Tacoma Musical Playhouse 7116 Sixth Ave. Tacoma WA 98406. For more info visit tmp.org.

Bow Wows and Books

The Seattle Public Library Where: Green Lake Branch. Audience: Children. Teens. Adults. 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: 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. Sunday, October 2, 2016, 3:00 PM – 4:00 PM.

Seattle Family Dance

Seattle Area Traditional folkdances for kids ages 9 and younger and their grown-ups. Always a live band and a caller who makes everything fun and easy! Fabulous fun for all! Sponsored by Seattle Folklore Society and Phinney Neighborhood Center. $7, $20 max per family, discounts for PNA members. Age recommendation: Infant. Toddler. Preschool. Elementary School. Cost: Fee. Pre-register: No. Phone: 206-330-7408. Email: amy@calleramy.com. Sunday, October 2, 2016, 3:00 PM – 5:00 PM. Phinney Neighborhood Center 6532 Phinney Ave. N. Seattle WA 98103. For more info visit seattledance.org.

The Barber's Wife

Eastside “The Barber’s Wife” is the story of Shankar, the village barber, and his clever wife, Indrani, as they try to better their lives while outwitting a pair of very determined, but not-so-clever thieves. This new musical for young audiences is an adaptation of a folktale from northwest India. After tricking the thieves into helping them plow their field, Indrani uses her quick wit to outmaneuver and thwart the thieves’ plans to steal the barber’s savings. Each time the thieves return, she manages to outsmart them until finally she devises a plan to send them on their way for good. 1 and 3 p.m. weekends through Oct. 2. $10, $5 ages 1 to 3 on Sundays. Performance Type: Theater. Age recommendation: Preschool. Elementary School. Middle School. High School. Cost: Fee. Phone: 425-881-6777. Sunday, October 2, 2016, 3:00 PM. SecondStory Repertory 16587 N.E. 74th St. Redmond WA 98052. For more info visit www.secondstoryrep.org.

¡Hora de cuentos! (Spanish Story Time)

The Seattle Public Library Where: Central Library. Room Location: Level 1 - Anne Marie Gault Story Hour Room. Audience: Children. Language: Español. Summary: ¡Es una hora de cuentos para los niños y sus familias! (It's story time at the Central Library!). Description: Niños y sus familias están invitados a celebrar cuentos, canciones, y jugeos divertidos en 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: Children and their families are invited to celebrate stories, songs, and fun in Spanish. More Children's Programs: http://www.spl.org/audiences/children/chi-calendar-of-events. 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. Monday, October 3, 2016, 10:30 AM – 11:00 AM.

Family Story Time

The Seattle Public Library Where: Lake City Branch. Room Location: Meeting Room. Audience: Children. Language: English. Summary: It is story time at the Lake City Branch! Bring your preschoolers and toddlers to enjoy stories, rhymes, songs, crafts and fun with our children's librarian, Nancy! 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. Contact: Nancy Pew. 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. Monday, October 3, 2016, 10:30 AM – 11:30 AM.

Preschool Storytime

The Seattle Public Library Where: Capitol Hill Branch. Room Location: Meeting Room. Audience: Children. Language: English. Summary: It's Story Time at Capitol Hill Branch! Bring your preschoolers to enjoy stories, rhymes, songs and fun with our children's librarian. Description: Story times are some of our most popular events! Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Parking is available at our garage parking. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Contact Info: Capitol Hill Branch 206-684-4715 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. Monday, October 3, 2016, 10:30 AM – 11:00 AM.

Toddler Story Time

The Seattle Public Library Where: Rainier Beach Branch. Room Location: Children's Area. Address: 9125 Rainier Ave. S. Audience: Children. Language: English. Summary: It is story time at the Rainier Beach Branch! Bring your toddlers to enjoy stories, rhymes, songs and fun with our children's librarian. Description: . 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: 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. Monday, October 3, 2016, 10:30 AM – 11:00 AM.

Seattle Kids Tour

Seattle Area We are offering a private family walking tour for young ages in Downtown Seattle. Though every tour varies a little, our typical rout includes Pike Place Market, Seattle Art Museum, Seattle Central Library and a few fun stops in between. We have more tour times available and are flexible with schedules. Shoot us an email or call, we would love to book you a tour! $100 for a private tour for 2 to 5 people, $150 for 6 to 10 people. Age recommendation: Toddler. Preschool. Elementary School. Middle School. Cost: Fee. Pre-register: Yes. Phone: 206-553-9024. Email: kidsbookings@seattlebyfoot.com. Monday, October 3, 2016, 11:00 AM – 1:00 PM. Pike Place Market First Avenue and Pine Street Seattle WA 98101.

Baby Story Time

The Seattle Public Library Where: Ballard Branch. Room Location: Miriam Twitchell Alberg and Thomas A. Alberg Meeting Room. Audience: Children. Language: English. Summary: It is story time at the Ballard Branch! Bring your infant 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. 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. Monday, October 3, 2016, 12:00 PM – 12:30 PM.

Baby Story Time

The Seattle Public Library Where: Ballard Branch. Room Location: Miriam Twitchell Alberg and Thomas A. Alberg Meeting Room. Audience: Children. Language: English. Summary: It is story time at the Ballard Branch! Bring your infant 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. 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. Monday, October 3, 2016, 12:45 PM – 1:15 PM.

Homework Help

The Seattle Public Library Where: Rainier Beach Branch. Room Location: Meeting Room. 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. Monday, October 3, 2016, 4:00 PM – 7:30 PM.

Homework Help

The Seattle Public Library Where: Beacon Hill Branch. 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: 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. Monday, October 3, 2016, 4:00 PM – 7:30 PM.

Homework Help

The Seattle Public Library Where: Broadview Branch. 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: 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. Monday, October 3, 2016, 4:00 PM – 7:30 PM.

Homework Help

The Seattle Public Library Where: Northgate Branch. Room Location: Meeting 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: 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. Monday, October 3, 2016, 4:00 PM – 7:30 PM.

Homework Help at the Douglass-Truth Branch

The Seattle Public Library Where: Douglass-Truth Branch. Room Location: Louise Jones McKinney Reading Area. 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: 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. Monday, October 3, 2016, 4:00 PM – 7:30 PM.

Tinkerlab Drop In: Ecosystems

The Seattle Public Library Where: Delridge Branch. Audience: Children. Teens. Adults. Language: English. Summary: Drop in and learn about ecosystems 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. More...: http://www.spl.org/tinkerlab. 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. Monday, October 3, 2016, 6:00 PM – 7:30 PM.

中文故事会 (Mandarin Chinese Story Time)

The Seattle Public Library Where: University 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: 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. Monday, October 3, 2016, 6:00 PM – 6:30 PM.

Homework Help

The Seattle Public Library Where: Columbia Branch. Room Location: Study Room. Audience: Children. Teens. ESL. 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: 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. Monday, October 3, 2016, 6:00 PM – 7:30 PM.

Family Story Time

The Seattle Public Library Where: High Point Branch. Audience: Children. Language: English. Summary: It is story time at the High Point Branch! Bring your children of all ages 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: 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. Monday, October 3, 2016, 6:30 PM – 7:00 PM.

Family Story Time

The Seattle Public Library Where: Queen Anne Branch. Audience: Children. Language: English. Summary: It is Pajama Story Time at the Queen Anne Branch! All ages are welcome to join us for stories, songs and crafts. You can wear your pajamas and bring your stuffed animals! 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. Monday, October 3, 2016, 6:45 PM – 7:15 PM.

Pajamarama! Evening Family Story Time

Seattle Area Get the week off to a great start: bring your little ones to the library for their bedtime stories! Enjoy rhymes, songs and surprises especially for children ages 3 to 6 and their families. Each week we will end story time with a simple craft or other fun activity. Jammies and teddy bears welcome! Cost: FREE. Age recommendation: All ages. Preschool. Phone: 206-362-7550. Monday, October 3, 2016, 6:45 PM – 7:15 PM. Shoreline Library 345 NE 175th St. Shoreline WA 98155.

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. Free play and circle time for children & caregivers from 10 a.m. – 11:15 a.m. Caregivers are encouraged to bring a lunch or snack and eat together from 11:15 – 11:30 a.m. Through this group children are being prepared for preschool and kindergarten learning environments as well as building relationship with oth… 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, October 4, 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, October 4, 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.

Kaleidoscope Play & Learn

The Seattle Public Library Where: Rainier Beach Branch. Room Location: Meeting Room. Audience: Children. Language: English, Español. 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. Free play and circle time from 10:30 a.m. - 11:45 a.m. Caregivers are encouraged to bring a lunch or snack and eat together from 11:45 - 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 a… 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: 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, October 4, 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, October 4, 2016, 10:30 AM – 11:30 AM.

Baby Story Time

The Seattle Public Library Where: Southwest Branch. Room Location: Meeting Room. Audience: Children. Language: English. Summary: It is Baby story time at the Southwest Branch! Bring your babies (ages 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: 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, October 4, 2016, 10:30 AM – 11:00 AM.

Family 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 Library! Bring your entire family 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: Louisa Storer. 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, October 4, 2016, 10:30 AM – 11:30 AM.

Firefighter Story Time

The Seattle Public Library Where: Northeast Branch. Room Location: Meeting Room. Audience: Children. LEAP. Language: English. Summary: Preschoolers, parents and caregivers are invited to a story time that highlights Fire Prevention Month. Description: Seattle firefighters will read books about fire safety and display some of their firefighting equipment. 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, October 4, 2016, 10:30 AM – 11:00 AM.

CANCELED - Preschool Story Time at the Northeast Branch

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, October 4, 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, October 4, 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 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, October 4, 2016, 10:30 AM – 11:00 AM.

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, October 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.

¡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. 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, October 4, 2016, 11:30 AM – 12:00 PM.

¡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, October 4, 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. More Children's Programs: http://www.spl.org/audiences/children/chi-calendar-of-events. 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, October 4, 2016, 12:00 PM – 12:30 PM.

Baby Story Time with Ms. Lynn!

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 story at the Douglass-Truth Branch! Bring your babies (ages 0-12 months) to enjoy books, bouncing rhymes, movement, music & 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, October 4, 2016, 1:00 PM – 1:45 PM.

Detective Cookie's Chess Club

The Seattle Public Library Where: Rainier Beach Branch. Room Location: Meeting Room. Audience: Children. Teens. Adults. Language: English. Summary: Children and teens, ages 7 and up, are invited to join the group. Family and community members are also welcome. Drop by to learn and play chess! Description: This urban chess club has been ongoing since February 2007. New members are always welcome. 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. Tuesday, October 4, 2016, 2:30 PM – 4:00 PM.

Family Style Yoga Class

Eastside Bring your bare feet, your yoga mat, and your family! YogaKids classes use music, books, stories, a short craft, and YOGA to connect the entire family. Learning is more fun when you can wiggle, giggle, and breathe. No prior yoga experience needed. Bring a yoga mat if you have one! $3/child (includes adult) plus admission, which is $9.50, $8.50 seniors, free younger than 12 months. Pre-registration required. Age recommendation: Toddler. Preschool. Elementary School. Cost: Fee. Pre-register: Yes. Phone: 425-637-8100. Email: info@kidsquestmuseum.org. Tuesday, October 4, 2016, 3:00 PM – 4:00 PM. KidsQuest Children’s Museum 4091 Factoria Square Mall SE Bellevue WA 98006. For more info visit www.kidsquestmuseum.org.

Teen Service Learning

The Seattle Public Library Where: Southwest Branch. Room Location: Meeting Room. Audience: Teens. Language: English. Summary: Join other teens to help with programs, guide the Library and work on group projects to benefit the library and community. Service learning credit is available to high school students. Description: Look over the information on our website to make sure that Service Learning at the Southwest Branch is right for you this summer. Return completed applications to staff at the Southwest Branch by September 18 at 6 PM. The Teen Services Librarian will then schedule a time to talk with you about service learning at the Southwest Branch. At the service learning orientation on 10/4 you will meet your fellow service learners and start working on a project for the library and community. The fall… Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. 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, October 4, 2016, 4:00 PM – 5:30 PM.

Homework Help

The Seattle Public Library Where: Beacon Hill Branch. 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: 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, October 4, 2016, 4:00 PM – 7:30 PM.

Homework Help

The Seattle Public Library Where: Broadview Branch. 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: 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, October 4, 2016, 4:00 PM – 7:30 PM.

Homework Help

The Seattle Public Library Where: Rainier Beach Branch. Room Location: Meeting Room. 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, October 4, 2016, 4:00 PM – 7:30 PM.

Homework Help

The Seattle Public Library Where: Northgate Branch. Room Location: Meeting 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: 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, October 4, 2016, 4:00 PM – 7:30 PM.

Homework Help

The Seattle Public Library Where: Columbia Branch. Room Location: Study Room. Audience: Children. Teens. ESL. 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: 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. Tuesday, October 4, 2016, 4:00 PM – 7:30 PM.

Homework Help at the Douglass-Truth Branch

The Seattle Public Library Where: Douglass-Truth Branch. Room Location: Louise Jones McKinney Reading Area. 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: 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, October 4, 2016, 4:00 PM – 7:30 PM.

Math Buddies

The Seattle Public Library Where: West Seattle Branch. Room Location: Meeting Room. Audience: Children. Language: English. Summary: Math Buddies is an opportunity for students to discover the joy of playing with real-world math through games and activities, and for teens to gain experience volunteering. View in Catalog: "BOOK TITLE" by AUTHOR NAME. Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. 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, October 4, 2016, 4:00 PM – 5:00 PM.

Drop in Chess

The Seattle Public Library Where: High Point Branch. Room Location: Meeting Room. Audience: Children. Teens. Language: English. Summary: Come play a game of chess! Children and teens are invited to drop by for fun and casual games of chess. 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: 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, October 4, 2016, 4:30 PM – 5:30 PM.

Neighborhood Song & Storytime with PJ Library

Eastside Neighborhood Song & Storytimes are fun, free gatherings where kids and caregivers enjoy storytelling from the PJ Library’s wonderful Jewish-themed (and secular-friendly) children’s books. Open to all kids of all ages and their families, Neighborhood Song & Storytime is a great way to connect with your community. All ages welcome. Included with admission. $9.50, $8.50 seniors, free younger than 12 months. Age recommendation: All ages. Cost: Fee. Pre-register: No. Phone: 425-637-8100. Email: info@kidsquestmuseum.org. Tuesday, October 4, 2016, 4:30 PM – 5:00 PM. KidsQuest Children’s Museum 4091 Factoria Square Mall SE Bellevue WA 98006. For more info visit www.kidsquestmuseum.org.

¡Hora de cuentos! (Spanish Family Story Time)

The Seattle Public Library Where: South Park Branch. Room Location: The Satterberg Foundation Children's Area. Audience: Children. Language: Español. Summary: ¡Es una hora de cuentos para los niños y sus familias! (It's Spanish story time for children and their families!). Description: Niños y sus familias están invitados a celebrar cuentos, canciones, y juegos divertidos en español con las narradoras de cuentos infantiles Xiomara Melgar de El Salvador. ¡Gratis! 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: 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. Tuesday, October 4, 2016, 6:30 PM – 7:00 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, October 4, 2016, 6:30 PM – 7:00 PM.

Family Story Time

The Seattle Public Library Where: Columbia Branch. Room Location: The Weiland Family Meeting Room. Audience: Children. Language: English. 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. 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. Tuesday, October 4, 2016, 6:45 PM – 7:15 PM.

Family Story Time

The Seattle Public Library Where: Ballard Branch. Audience: Children. Language: English. Summary: Bring the family to the Ballard Branch for an evening "Pajama Story Time". Enjoy stories, songs and a simple craft. (Aimed at kids aged 2 and older). 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. 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, October 4, 2016, 6:45 PM – 7:30 PM.

Pajama Story Time

The Seattle Public Library Where: University Branch. Room Location: Meeting Room. Audience: Children. Language: English. Summary: It is story time at the University Branch! All ages are welcome to wear their pajamas and enjoy stories, rhymes, songs and fun with our children's librarian, Ms. Kristin. 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, October 4, 2016, 6:45 PM – 7:15 PM.

Family Storytime

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, October 4, 2016, 7:00 PM – 7:30 PM.