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Salmon SEEson Salmon Watching

Eastside Don't miss this chance to see little red kokanee, a special salmon species that is a smaller relative of sockeye. Kokanee spend their whole lives in freshwater streams and lakes. These native fish can sometimes be seen near Lake Sammamish. Self-guided location are Ebright Creek at the East Lake Sammamish Trail in Sammamish or Lewis Creek at 185th Place S.E. in Issaquah. Age recommendation: All ages. Cost: FREE. Pre-register: No. Phone: 206-477-4746. Saturday, November 22, 2014. Ebright Creek at East Lake Sammamish Trail Sammamish WA 98075. For more info visit www.govlink.org.

St. Jude Give thanks. Walk

Seattle Area Walkers from more than 65 communities nationwide, including The Pacific Northwest, are stepping out to support kids battling cancer and other deadly diseases at this year’s St. Jude Give thanks. Walk.™ benefiting St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital®. The 5K walk begins at 8:30 a.m. This family friendly event will feature children’s activities, and fun for the whole family. Registration is free, as participants are encouraged to form teams and raise funds to help ensure families never pay St. Jude for anything. In addition to supporting the lifesaving mission of St. Jude, participants can receive incentives at the $35, $100 and $250 levels to help make great strides in achieving their fundraising goals. Age recommendation: All ages. Cost: FREE. Pre-register: Yes. Phone: 206-526-8900. Email: jillwitsoe@stjude.org. Saturday, November 22, 2014, 8:00 AM – 10:00 AM. Seattle Center 305 Harrison St. Seattle WA 98109.

Holiday Crafts Market

Seattle Area Begin your holiday shopping at our 10th annual Holiday Crafts Market where over 60 juried artisans will be selling their handmade crafts and wares. There will be two rooms filled with a winter wonderland of beautiful gifts. Age recommendation: All ages. Cost: FREE. Phone: 206-801-2600. Saturday, November 22, 2014, 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM. Spartan Recreation Center 202 N.E. 185th St. Shoreline WA 98155. For more info visit www.shorelinewa.gov.

Reindeer Festival

Seattle Area Visit reindeer Dasher and Blitzen, and Curly the camel at Swanson’s Nursery, plus see a model train layout. 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. through Dec. 24. Age recommendation: All ages. Cost: FREE. Phone: 206-782-2543. Saturday, November 22, 2014, 9:00 AM – 6:00 PM. Swanson's Nursery 9701 15th Ave. N.W. Seattle WA 98117. For more info visit swansonsnursery.com.

Free Trial Spanish Language Class

Eastside Considering language classes for your child? Then come to Sponge to try a class for free - to register, email info@spongeschool.com. Our teachers are native speakers who use music, art, drama, and play to make learning a language fun! Age recommendation: Infant. Toddler. Preschool. Cost: FREE. Pre-register: Yes. Email: info@spongeschool.com. Saturday, November 22, 2014, 9:30 AM – 10:30 AM. The Nest 17530 132nd Ave. N.E. Suite B Woodinville WA 98072.

Annual Book & Gift Fair

Seattle Area Find that special gift or stocking stuffer that you've been looking for! Shop our selection of field guides, outdoor adventure books, children's books, nature gifts, bird feeders and seed, and much more. All proceeds support the Center's education programs. This year's event features visits from three of our favorite authors: Samantha Vamos The Cazuela That The Farm Maiden Stirred Saturday, November 22 at 10 a.m. Langdon Cook The Mushroom Hunters Saturday, November 22 at noon Woody Wheeler Look Up!: Birds and Other Natural Wonders Saturday, November 22 at 2 p.m. Age recommendation: All ages. Cost: FREE. Pre-register: No. Phone: 206-652-2444. Email: jmanson@audubon.org. Saturday, November 22, 2014, 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM. Seward Park Audubon Center 5902 Lake Washington Blvd. S. Seattle WA 98118.

Family Nature Class

Seattle Area The UWBG Fiddleheads Family Nature Classes are weekly outdoor classes for preschool age children (ages 2 to 5) and their caregivers. Each week's classes focus on a different science and nature related theme, and class time includes sensory exploration, hiking outdoors, a game, story time and art. $18 child/caregiver(s), discounted rate for registering for 6 or more classes. Pre-registration is required. Age recommendation: Toddler. Preschool. Cost: Fee. Pre-register: Yes. Phone: 206-685-8033. Email: uwbgeduc@uw.edu. Saturday, November 22, 2014, 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM. Washington Park Arboretum 2300 Arboretum Drive Seattle WA 98112. For more info visit depts.washington.edu.

Fun with Board Games

Seattle Area Bring in the family and enjoy some coffee, tea or juice from our cafe while our Game Valets pick out the perfect game for you. We'll teach everyone how to play the game so no one has to read rules. We've got games for kids as young as 3, and all kinds of games that older kids, mom and dad will love too. Best of all, the games are free to play from Uptown's Gameporium library! Age recommendation: Elementary School. Middle School. High School. Cost: FREE. Pre-register: No. Phone: 206-933-9497. Email: alex@velvetfoam.com. Saturday, November 22, 2014, 10:00 AM – 6:00 PM. Uptown Espresso 3845 Delridge Way S.W. Seattle WA 98106. For more info visit www.facebook.com.

Salmon Walk

Seattle Area Experience an urban salmon stream during the peak of the chum salmon run. Explore the lifecycle of the Pacific salmon and the hurdles they overcome to return to their home streams. Meet the naturalist at the east end of the lower meadow. Ages 5 and older. Age recommendation: Elementary School. Middle School. High School. Cost: FREE. Phone: 206-386-4237. Saturday, November 22, 2014, 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM. Carkeek Park 950 N.W. Carkeek Park Road Seattle WA 98177. For more info visit www.seattle.gov.

Turkey Toss

Seattle Area Watch as the Woodland Park Zoo’s carnivores get a raw, store-prepared turkey to feast on today. 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Included with admission. $12.75, $8.75 ages 3 to 12, free ages 2 and younger. Type of Animal Event: Zoo Events. Age recommendation: All ages. Cost: Fee. Phone: 206-548-2500. Saturday, November 22, 2014, 10:00 AM – 2:00 PM. Woodland Park Zoo 5500 Phinney Ave. N. Seattle WA 98103. For more info visit www.zoo.org.

Yulefest

Seattle Area Get a taste of a traditional Nordic Christmas at Yulefest. You'll find Nordic-inspired wares from more than 40 merchants, and authentic food and drink such as krumkake at Goodies-to-Go, lefse in the Kaffestuga, and Danish æbleskiver and the holiday beverage glögg, a hot spiced wine. Scandinavian fiddlers, singers, and folk dancers bring Nordic culture to life, performing on stages throughout the museum. Young and old alike enjoy free holiday-inspired crafts, activities, and visits with Santa. Suggested donation of $3 adults, $1 ages 6 to 11, $2 parking. Age recommendation: All ages. Cost: Fee. Pre-register: No. Phone: 206-789-5707. Saturday, November 22, 2014, 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM. Nordic Heritage Museum 3014 N.W. 67th St. Seattle WA 98117. For more info visit www.nordicmuseum.org.

Wreath-Making Workshop

Eastside Create your own beautiful holiday wreath at this family-friendly event. We'll provide wreath materials and instruction, a warm fire, heaters, and hot beverages and cookies. Bring additional materials if you wish, as well as gardening gloves and shears. From 2 to 3 p.m. on Nov. 22, The Silverbells Carolers will perform. 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Nov. 22, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Nov. 23. Suggested donation of $20 for one wreath, or $10 if you make two wreaths and donate one. Donated wreaths will be available for purchase for $30. Age recommendation: All ages. Cost: Fee. Phone: 425-736-7252. Saturday, November 22, 2014, 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM. Snoqualmie Falls Forest Theater 36800 David Powell Road Fall City WA 98024. For more info visit foresttheater.org.

Polar Plaza

South Sound Tacoma’s only covered, open-air ice rink. Various dates and times through Jan. 11. $4 to $8, $2 skate rental. Age recommendation: All ages. Cost: Fee. Phone: 253-272-4258. Saturday, November 22, 2014, 10:00 AM – 10:00 PM. Tollefson Plaza 1701 Pacific Ave. Tacoma WA 98402. For more info visit www.polarplaza.com.

Sensory Story Time

The Seattle Public Library Where: Ballard Branch. Room Location: Miriam Twitchell Alberg and Thomas A. Alberg Meeting Room. Event provided by: The Seattle Public Library. Audience: Children. Language: English. Summary: Sensory Story Time is geared for children who have a hard time in large groups, are on the autism spectrum, or are sensitive to sensory overload. For ages 10 and under. Description: Our librarians will use preschool-level books, songs and movement during story times. Registration is not required. Sensory story times are first come, first served and limited to 12 families. These story times are not appropriate for day cares. More Children's Programs: http://www.spl.org/audiences/children/chi-calendar-of-events. Contact Info: Ballard Branch 206-684-4089 or Ask a Librarian. Cost: FREE. Saturday, November 22, 2014, 10:15 AM – 10:45 AM.

Sensory Story Time

The Seattle Public Library Where: Columbia Branch. Room Location: The Weiland Family Meeting Room. Event provided by: The Seattle Public Library. Audience: Children. Language: English. Summary: Sensory Story Time is geared for children who have a hard time in large groups, are on the autism spectrum or are sensitive to sensory overload. For ages 10 and under. Description: Our librarians will use preschool-level books, songs and movement during story times. More Children's Programs: http://www.spl.org/audiences/children/chi-calendar-of-events. Cost: FREE. Saturday, November 22, 2014, 10:15 AM – 10:45 AM.

Free Trial Japanese Language Class

Seattle Area Considering language classes for your child? Then come to Sponge to try a class for free - to register, email info@spongeschool.com. Our teachers are native speakers who use music, art, drama, and play to make learning a language fun! Age recommendation: Infant. Toddler. Cost: FREE. Pre-register: Yes. Email: info@spongeschool.com. Saturday, November 22, 2014, 10:30 AM – 11:30 AM. Sponge 3107 S. Day St. Seattle WA 98144.

Pied Piper Kids' Entertainment Series

Seattle Area Singer Eli Rosenblatt performs songs that focus on rhythm, positivity and being goofy. $3 suggested donation. Performance Type: Other Performances. Age recommendation: Infant. Toddler. Preschool. Elementary School. Cost: Fee. Phone: 206-722-7209. Saturday, November 22, 2014, 10:30 AM. Mount Baker Community Clubhouse 2811 Mt. Ranier Drive S. Seattle WA 98144. For more info visit www.mountbaker.org.

Free Trial Spanish Language Class

Eastside Considering language classes for your child? Then come to Sponge to try a class for free - to register, email info@spongeschool.com. Our teachers are native speakers who use music, art, drama, and play to make learning a language fun! Age recommendation: Preschool. Elementary School. Cost: FREE. Pre-register: Yes. Email: info@spongeschool.com. Saturday, November 22, 2014, 10:30 AM – 12:00 PM. The Nest 17530 132nd Ave. N.E. Suite B Woodinville WA 98072.

Free Trial Spanish Language Class

North Sound Considering language classes for your child? Then come to Sponge to try a class for free - to register, email info@spongeschool.com. Our teachers are native speakers who use music, art, drama, and play to make learning a language fun! Age recommendation: Preschool. Elementary School. Cost: FREE. Pre-register: Yes. Email: info@spongeschool.com. Saturday, November 22, 2014, 10:30 AM – 12:00 PM. Playdate Café 4114 198th St. S.W. Suite 3 Lynnwood WA 98036.

Caspar Babypants Performance

South Sound Caspar Babypants will perform his fun, catchy songs for little ones. FREE, pre-registration required. Performance Type: Music. Age recommendation: Infant. Toddler. Preschool. Cost: FREE. Pre-register: Yes. Phone: 253-272-2216. Saturday, November 22, 2014, 10:30 AM. Annie Wright Schools 827 N. Tacoma Ave. Tacoma WA 98403. For more info visit www.aw.org.

Multicultural Thanksgiving Potluck

The Seattle Public Library Where: Lake City Branch. Room Location: Meeting Room. Event provided by: The Seattle Public Library. Audience: Children. Language: English. Summary: Please join us for a child friendly Multicultural Thanksgiving Potluck and Story Time! Please let us know if you would like to bring some food to share! Description: Participants are invited to bring a dish you would eat at Thanksgiving--at the traditional American Thanksgiving time or at any other harvest/thanksgiving festival you might celebrate. Enjoy making a simple craft you can use for your own holiday celebration! 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. Contact: Nancy Pew nancy.pew@spl.org. Cost: FREE. Saturday, November 22, 2014, 11:00 AM – 1:00 PM.

Salmon Stations

Seattle Area November and early December is the time to experience Pacific salmon in an urban stream. Coho and chum salmon run in Piper’s Creek in during this time. Drop-in stations with trained guides are set up on the weekends to facilitate observations of the salmon and to give out tips on how to help perpetuate these runs. No need to sign up. Just come to the lower meadow at Carkeek Park and look for the salmon stewards in the blue vests. Age recommendation: All ages. Cost: FREE. Phone: 206-386-4237. Saturday, November 22, 2014, 11:00 AM – 2:00 PM. Carkeek Park 950 N.W. Carkeek Park Road Seattle WA 98177. For more info visit www.govlink.org.

StoryBook Theater's Hansel & Gretel

Seattle Area When this well-known brother and sister duo decide to explore the woods without their parents’ permission, they run into a sweetie of a Top Chef who delights and dabbles in the art of confection. Hungry to create a new dish, this crazy kitchen witch tries to turn Hansel into her next meal, only to find that some things are best left uneaten. Run time: 55 min. Ideal for ages 4 to 10 and their families. $11. Performance Type: Theater. Age recommendation: Infant. Toddler. Preschool. Elementary School. Cost: Fee. Pre-register: No. Phone: 425-820-1800. Email: info@storybooktheater.org. Saturday, November 22, 2014, 11:00 AM – 11:55 AM. Shoreline Conference Center 18560 First Ave. N.E. Shoreline WA 98155. For more info visit storybooktheater.org.

Disney on Ice: Let's Celebrate!

North Sound It’s one colossal party on ice, with all your favorite Disney friends! Join Mickey Mouse and Minnie Mouse as they celebrate a Very Merry Unbirthday Party with Alice and the Mad Hatter; a Royal Valentine’s Day Ball with Disney Princesses, including Cinderella, Ariel and Tiana; a Hawaiian luau with Lilo & Stitch; a winter wonderland with Woody, Jessie and Buzz Lightyear; a Halloween haunt with the Disney Villains and more in a magical medley of holidays, celebrations and festivities from around the globe. 7 p.m. Nov. 20-22, 11 a.m. and 3 p.m. Nov. 22, 1 and 5 p.m. Nov. 23.  $24, $28, $42, $45, $67 and $74. Opening night tickets $17 (not valid on VIP/Premium seating). $14 kids ages 2 to 12 for select performances. Ticket required for ages 2 and older. Performance Type: Other Performances. Age recommendation: All ages. Cost: Fee. Pre-register: Yes. Phone: 425-322-2600. Saturday, November 22, 2014, 11:00 AM. Xfinity Arena 2000 Hewitt Ave. Everett WA 98201. For more info visit www.xfinityarenaeverett.com.

Oddmall Emporium of the Weird

North Sound Unusual arts and crafts, performances, kids’ area and more. 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Nov. 22, 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Nov. 23. Age recommendation: All ages. Cost: FREE. Saturday, November 22, 2014, 11:00 AM – 7:00 PM. Holiday Inn 3105 Pine St. Everett WA 98201‎. For more info visit oddmallseattle.wordpress.com.

Giờ đọc truyện tiếng Việt! (Vietnamese Story Time)

The Seattle Public Library Where: Delridge Branch. Event provided by: The Seattle Public Library. 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. Notes: Các sự kiện và chương trình của thư viện hoàn toàn miễn phí. Không bắt buộc phải ghi danh trước. 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 child to the Library to celebrate stories, songs and rhymes in Vietnamese! Contact Info: Delridge Branch 206-733-9125 or Ask a Librarian. Cost: FREE. Saturday, November 22, 2014, 11:30 AM – 12:00 PM.

Free Trial Japanese Language Class

Seattle Area Considering language classes for your child? Then come to Sponge to try a class for free - to register, email info@spongeschool.com. Our teachers are native speakers who use music, art, drama, and play to make learning a language fun! Age recommendation: Elementary School. Cost: FREE. Pre-register: Yes. Email: info@spongeschool.com. Saturday, November 22, 2014, 11:30 AM – 1:00 PM. Sponge 3107 S. Day St. Seattle WA 98144.

Family Fun Magic Show

Seattle Area Magician Raymond has entertained thousands of people around the country with this unique blend of comedy, spectacular illusions and lots of audience participation. Shows at 1 and 3 p.m. $5 suggested donation, free ages 3 and younger. Performance Type: Other Performances. Age recommendation: All ages. Cost: Fee. Pre-register: No. Phone: 206-854-7275 (text). Saturday, November 22, 2014, 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM. Center House Theatre at Seattle Center Armory 305 Harrison St. Seattle WA 98109.

Free Trial Spanish Language Class

Seattle Area Considering language classes for your child? Then come to Sponge to try a class for free - to register, email info@spongeschool.com. Our teachers are native speakers who use music, art, drama, and play to make learning a language fun! Age recommendation: Preschool. Elementary School. Cost: FREE. Pre-register: Yes. Email: info@spongeschool.com. Saturday, November 22, 2014, 1:00 PM – 2:30 PM. Sponge 3107 S. Day St. Seattle WA 98144.

Give Thanks for Habitat

Seattle Area The rainiest time of year is the perfect time to restore the forest. Come to Discovery Park and join naturalists in learning about how a forest works and what you can do to help restore forests in Seattle. Then make a difference by planting some native plants! Tools and instruction are provided. You bring enthusiasm and a desire to make a positive difference in your community. Age recommendation: Elementary School. Middle School. High School. Cost: FREE. Phone: 206-386-4237. Saturday, November 22, 2014, 1:00 PM – 4:00 PM. Discovery Park 3801 Discovery Park Blvd. Seattle WA 98199. For more info visit www.seattle.gov.

The Green Bird: A Mexican Tale

Seattle Area Oregon Shadow Theatre brings a Mexican folktale to life using vibrant and unique shadow puppets. 1 and 3 p.m. weekends through Nov. 23. $11, $9 seniors and ages 16 and younger. Performance Type: Puppet. Age recommendation: All ages. Cost: Fee. Phone: 206-523-2579. Saturday, November 22, 2014, 1:00 PM. Northwest Puppet Center 9123 15th Ave. N.E. Seattle WA 98115. For more info visit greenbird.brownpapertickets.com.

Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day

Eastside In this delightful adaptation of her popular book, Judith Viorst sets Alexander's rather trying life to music and brings to the stage one of America's feistiest characters. Not only does Alexander wake up with gum in his hair, but his mother forgets to pack him dessert, and his best friend decides he's not his best friend anymore. And if that's not bad enough, Alexander's brothers don't have any cavities but—he does. And just when it can't get any worse, there are lima beans for supper and —yuck!—kissing on TV. It is enough to make anyone want to go to Australia. Alexander's struggles with life's daily dramas will not only entertain but educate young audiences as they identify with Alexander and the obstacles he encounters, encouraging them to share their feelings and to realize that bad days happen—even in Australia. 1 and 3 p.m. weekends through Nov. 23. $10, $5 ages 3 and younger on Sundays. Performance Type: Theater. Age recommendation: All ages. Cost: Fee. Phone: 425-881-6777. Email: exec@secondstoryrep.org. Saturday, November 22, 2014, 1:00 PM. SecondStory Repertory 16587 N.E. 74th St. Redmond WA 98052. For more info visit www.secondstoryrep.org.

Get Crafty Saturdays!

Eastside Hands-on crafts related to current exhibit at Bellevue Arts Museum. Ages 4 to 12. 1 to 3 p.m. $2 materials fee, or free with admission. $10, $7 students and seniors, free ages 5 and younger, $25 family. Age recommendation: Preschool. Elementary School. Cost: Fee. Pre-register: No. Phone: 425-519-0770. Saturday, November 22, 2014, 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM. Bellevue Arts Museum 510 Bellevue Way N.E. Bellevue WA 98004. For more info visit www.bellevuearts.org.

Hercules the Musical

Eastside Variety Plus presents an original musical adaptation of Hercules, featuring 95 Seattle area youth and adults. A fun filled show for the whole family! Tickets are available online at: www.varietyplus.org or at the door by cash or check. 1 and 4 p.m. Nov. 22-23. $14. Performance Type: Theater. Age recommendation: All ages. Cost: Fee. Pre-register: No. Phone: 206-368-8386. Email: vptheater@aol.com. Saturday, November 22, 2014, 1:00 PM – 2:30 PM. Meydenbauer Center 11100 N.E. Sixth St. Bellevue WA 98004. For more info visit www.varietyplus.org.

Science Saturday

Eastside Science Saturdays at Bellevue College are fun and challenging 3-hour sessions filled with “hands-on, minds-on” science, math, & engineering activities for 5th, 6th, and 7th grade students. Each session is run by a Bellevue College faculty member who has created an age-appropriate program designed to educate and inspire.  This month's theme is Become a Chemist. This workshop will transform students into teams of chemists working towards a product that everyone knows and loves: Chapstick! Work through your own special formulas and take home your own kind of lip balm—great as presents for parents, siblings, or just keep it yourself! $50. Register by Nov. 19. Age recommendation: Elementary School. Middle School. Cost: Fee. Pre-register: Yes. Saturday, November 22, 2014, 1:00 PM – 4:00 PM. Bellevue College 3000 Landerholm Circle S.E. Bellevue WA 98007. For more info visit www.bellevuecollege.edu.

Explore Your World - Mad Science at the Library!

The Seattle Public Library Where: South Park Branch. Event provided by: The Seattle Public Library. Audience: Children. Language: English. Summary: It's time for sizzling, sliming, oozing and mysterious mad science in the library! Description: Students will explore some fun chemical reactions in the library. For ages 5 and up. Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Contact Info: South Park Branch 206-615-1688 or Ask a Librarian. Cost: FREE. Saturday, November 22, 2014, 1:30 PM – 2:30 PM.

中文故事会 (Mandarin Chinese Story Time)

The Seattle Public Library Where: International District/Chinatown Branch. Room Location: Children's Area. Event provided by: The Seattle Public Library. 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: 適合幼童與家長參加。. 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. 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. Gara… Translation: Story times are for young children and their parents. 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. Cost: FREE. Saturday, November 22, 2014, 1:30 PM – 2:00 PM.

Appalachian Christmas Homecoming

Seattle Area Listen to the story of three generations told through music and memories during a family-friendly evening at Taproot Theatre. Featuring guitar, mandolin, fiddle, banjo and mountain dulcimer, Taproot’s Jewell Mainstage Theatre will be filled with American Roots Music and traditional carols. 7:30 p.m. Wednesdays and Thursdays, 8 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays, 2 p.m. Saturdays through Dec. 27. $20 to $40. Performance Type: Theater. Age recommendation: Elementary School. Middle School. High School. Cost: Fee. Phone: 206-781-9707. Saturday, November 22, 2014, 2:00 PM. Taproot Theatre 204 N. 85th St. Seattle WA 98103. For more info visit taproottheatre.org.

Dick Whittington and His Cat

Seattle Area SCT presents Dick Whittington and His Cat, a new musical version of the beloved English story. With all the traditional charm of old London at the holidays, Dick Whittington's adventurous story begins with Dick's poor beginnings as an orphan who comes to the big city in hope of finding the streets paved with gold. From there he finds his way in the world, buoyed by the kindness of others and an alliance with the most remarkable cat. Together, they overcome many a rat, making their way through foreign lands, past pirates and back home to a good fortune and a better life. Various dates and times through Dec. 21. $25 to $36. Performance Type: Theater. Age recommendation: All ages. Cost: Fee. Phone: 206-441-3322. Email: tickets@sct.org. Saturday, November 22, 2014, 2:00 PM. Seattle Children's Theatre 201 Thomas St. Seattle WA 98109. For more info visit www.sct.org.

Babes in Toyland

Eastside Mother Goose characters come together to foil and evil plot in this charming musical. $10 advance, $12 at the door, $5 for the 2 p.m. Nov. 22 show and 7 p.m. Nov. 23 show. Performance Type: Theater. Age recommendation: All ages. Cost: Fee. Phone: 425-452-7155. Saturday, November 22, 2014, 2:00 PM. Bellevue Youth Theatre 16661 Northup Way Bellevue WA 98008. For more info visit www.bellevuewa.gov.

Mary Poppins

Eastside Musical about a magical nanny, based on the books by P.L. Travers and the Walt Disney film. Family room available. Various dates and times through Jan. 5. $40 to $72. Performance Type: Theater. Age recommendation: Elementary School. Middle School. High School. Cost: Fee. Phone: 425-392-2202. Saturday, November 22, 2014, 2:00 PM. Francis J. Gaudette Theatre 303 Front St. N. Issaquah WA 98027. For more info visit www.villagetheatre.org.

The Wonderful Wizard of Oz: A New Musical

North Sound A timeless and endearing story, most of us have seen the 1939 MGM movie version of the Wizard of Oz. This new adaptation, written by Michael Gershowitz and Joshua Sibley, takes us on a magical journey to the land of Oz:  an adventure full of talking creatures, magical beings and intrigue. Not to mention, a beautiful love story! The wicked antics of the Witches of the East and West, the capers of the Scarecrow, Tin Man and Lion who save the day more than once, the shenanigans of the flying monkeys and Old Crow-- all combine for a lively fable of adventure, love and family. Thursdays through Sundays, Oct. 31 through Nov. 23. $20 to $40, $50 family of four. Performance Type: Theater. Age recommendation: Elementary School. Middle School. High School. Cost: Fee. Phone: 425-258-6766. Saturday, November 22, 2014, 2:00 PM. The Historic Everett Theatre 2911 Colby Ave. Everett WA 98201. For more info visit www.historiceveretttheatre.org.

Free Trial Spanish Language Class

Seattle Area Considering language classes for your child? Then come to Sponge to try a class for free - to register, email info@spongeschool.com. Our teachers are native speakers who use music, art, drama, and play to make learning a language fun! Age recommendation: Elementary School. Cost: FREE. Pre-register: Yes. Email: info@spongeschool.com. Saturday, November 22, 2014, 2:30 PM – 4:00 PM. Sponge 3107 S. Day St. Seattle WA 98144.

Free Trial Mandarin Language Class

North Sound Considering language classes for your child? Then come to Sponge to try a class for free - to register, email info@spongeschool.com. Our teachers are native speakers who use music, art, drama, and play to make learning a language fun! Age recommendation: Preschool. Elementary School. Cost: FREE. Pre-register: Yes. Email: info@spongeschool.com. Saturday, November 22, 2014, 2:30 PM – 4:00 PM. Playdate Café 4114 198th St. S.W. Suite 3 Lynnwood WA 98036.

Family Fun Magic Show

Seattle Area Magician Raymond has entertained thousands of people around the country with this unique blend of comedy, spectacular illusions and lots of audience participation. Shows at 1 and 3 p.m. $5 suggested donation, free ages 3 and younger. Performance Type: Other Performances. Age recommendation: All ages. Cost: Fee. Pre-register: No. Phone: 206-854-7275 (text). Saturday, November 22, 2014, 3:00 PM – 4:00 PM. Center House Theatre at Seattle Center Armory 305 Harrison St. Seattle WA 98109.

SANCA's Cirrus Circus Presents "Wasting Away"

Seattle Area Wasting Away tells the exciting and bizarre story of an idyllic small town that is slowly overrun by their accumulation of garbage. Seemingly oblivious to their predicament the town carries on with its joyous and acrobatic daily routine until the problem becomes too big to ignore. Full of humour and heart, this show presents an action-packed tale of conflict, growth, and cooperation that simultaneously offers social commentary and manages not to take itself too seriously. Cirrus Circus is known throughout Seattle as one of the most accomplished circus troupes in the region. The troupe is in demand at many of Seattle’s popular festivals and events, including Moisture Festival, Seattle Center’s Winterfest, the Georgetown Carnival and more. Wasting Away includes all-new original acts on the Chinese pole, high flying partner acrobatics, tumbling, aerial fabric, contortion, club juggling, aerial rope, clowning, and much more. 7 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays, 3 p.m. Saturdays Nov. 14-22. $20, $15 ages 12 and you… Performance Type: Other Performances. Age recommendation: All ages. Cost: Fee. Phone: 206-652-4433. Saturday, November 22, 2014, 3:00 PM – 5:00 PM. SANCA 674 S. Orcas St. Seattle WA 98108. For more info visit www.sancaseattle.org.

The Green Bird: A Mexican Tale

Seattle Area Oregon Shadow Theatre brings a Mexican folktale to life using vibrant and unique shadow puppets. 1 and 3 p.m. weekends through Nov. 23. $11, $9 seniors and ages 16 and younger. Performance Type: Puppet. Age recommendation: All ages. Cost: Fee. Phone: 206-523-2579. Saturday, November 22, 2014, 3:00 PM. Northwest Puppet Center 9123 15th Ave. N.E. Seattle WA 98115. For more info visit greenbird.brownpapertickets.com.

Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day

Eastside In this delightful adaptation of her popular book, Judith Viorst sets Alexander's rather trying life to music and brings to the stage one of America's feistiest characters. Not only does Alexander wake up with gum in his hair, but his mother forgets to pack him dessert, and his best friend decides he's not his best friend anymore. And if that's not bad enough, Alexander's brothers don't have any cavities but—he does. And just when it can't get any worse, there are lima beans for supper and —yuck!—kissing on TV. It is enough to make anyone want to go to Australia. Alexander's struggles with life's daily dramas will not only entertain but educate young audiences as they identify with Alexander and the obstacles he encounters, encouraging them to share their feelings and to realize that bad days happen—even in Australia. 1 and 3 p.m. weekends through Nov. 23. $10, $5 ages 3 and younger on Sundays. Performance Type: Theater. Age recommendation: All ages. Cost: Fee. Phone: 425-881-6777. Email: exec@secondstoryrep.org. Saturday, November 22, 2014, 3:00 PM. SecondStory Repertory 16587 N.E. 74th St. Redmond WA 98052. For more info visit www.secondstoryrep.org.

Disney on Ice: Let's Celebrate!

North Sound It’s one colossal party on ice, with all your favorite Disney friends! Join Mickey Mouse and Minnie Mouse as they celebrate a Very Merry Unbirthday Party with Alice and the Mad Hatter; a Royal Valentine’s Day Ball with Disney Princesses, including Cinderella, Ariel and Tiana; a Hawaiian luau with Lilo & Stitch; a winter wonderland with Woody, Jessie and Buzz Lightyear; a Halloween haunt with the Disney Villains and more in a magical medley of holidays, celebrations and festivities from around the globe. 7 p.m. Nov. 20-22, 11 a.m. and 3 p.m. Nov. 22, 1 and 5 p.m. Nov. 23.  $24, $28, $42, $45, $67 and $74. Opening night tickets $17 (not valid on VIP/Premium seating). $14 kids ages 2 to 12 for select performances. Ticket required for ages 2 and older. Performance Type: Other Performances. Age recommendation: All ages. Cost: Fee. Pre-register: Yes. Phone: 425-322-2600. Saturday, November 22, 2014, 3:00 PM. Xfinity Arena 2000 Hewitt Ave. Everett WA 98201. For more info visit www.xfinityarenaeverett.com.

Wakhtiyo Sheeko oo Soomali ah (Somali Story Time)

The Seattle Public Library Where: Lake City Branch. Room Location: Meeting Room. Event provided by: The Seattle Public Library. Audience: Children. Language: Soomaali. Summary: Fadlan Keen Caruurtaada Si Ay U Qaataan Waqti Xiiso leh, Iyo Sheeko Xariiro Ku Bixi Doonta Afka Soomaaliaga. (It is Somali Story Time at the Lake City Branch! Bring your children to enjoy stories, rhymes and fun in Somali.). 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. Cost: FREE. Saturday, November 22, 2014, 4:00 PM – 4:30 PM.

Seattle Public Theater Youth Presents "Open Carry"

Seattle Area Seattle Public Theater (SPT) Youth presents OPEN CARRY, a world-premiere play commissioned especially for SPT’s Youth Program from local playwright Scot Augustson that takes a whimsical look at our constitutional right to bear arms by asking, “What if those arms were actually tigers?” Ensemble features actors in grades 5-8. 2 p.m. Nov. 8, 4 p.m. Nov. 9. Admission to all Youth performances is free to the community. Donations are encouraged to support SPT’s Theater Youth Program and to offer student tuition assistance. Performance Type: Theater. Age recommendation: All ages. Cost: FREE. Pre-register: No. Phone: 206-524-1300. Email: pr@seattlepublictheater.org. Saturday, November 22, 2014, 4:00 PM – 5:00 PM. Seattle Public Theater at the Bathhouse 7312 W. Greenlake Drive N. Seattle WA 98103.

Hercules the Musical

Eastside Variety Plus presents an original musical adaptation of Hercules, featuring 95 Seattle area youth and adults. A fun filled show for the whole family! Tickets are available online at: www.varietyplus.org or at the door by cash or check. 1 and 4 p.m. Nov. 22-23. $14. Performance Type: Theater. Age recommendation: All ages. Cost: Fee. Pre-register: No. Phone: 206-368-8386. Email: vptheater@aol.com. Saturday, November 22, 2014, 4:00 PM – 5:30 PM. Meydenbauer Center 11100 N.E. Sixth St. Bellevue WA 98004. For more info visit www.varietyplus.org.

Dick Whittington and His Cat

Seattle Area SCT presents Dick Whittington and His Cat, a new musical version of the beloved English story. With all the traditional charm of old London at the holidays, Dick Whittington's adventurous story begins with Dick's poor beginnings as an orphan who comes to the big city in hope of finding the streets paved with gold. From there he finds his way in the world, buoyed by the kindness of others and an alliance with the most remarkable cat. Together, they overcome many a rat, making their way through foreign lands, past pirates and back home to a good fortune and a better life. Various dates and times through Dec. 21. $25 to $36. Performance Type: Theater. Age recommendation: All ages. Cost: Fee. Phone: 206-441-3322. Email: tickets@sct.org. Saturday, November 22, 2014, 5:30 PM. Seattle Children's Theatre 201 Thomas St. Seattle WA 98109. For more info visit www.sct.org.

SANCA's Cirrus Circus Presents "Wasting Away"

Seattle Area Wasting Away tells the exciting and bizarre story of an idyllic small town that is slowly overrun by their accumulation of garbage. Seemingly oblivious to their predicament the town carries on with its joyous and acrobatic daily routine until the problem becomes too big to ignore. Full of humour and heart, this show presents an action-packed tale of conflict, growth, and cooperation that simultaneously offers social commentary and manages not to take itself too seriously. Cirrus Circus is known throughout Seattle as one of the most accomplished circus troupes in the region. The troupe is in demand at many of Seattle’s popular festivals and events, including Moisture Festival, Seattle Center’s Winterfest, the Georgetown Carnival and more. Wasting Away includes all-new original acts on the Chinese pole, high flying partner acrobatics, tumbling, aerial fabric, contortion, club juggling, aerial rope, clowning, and much more. 7 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays, 3 p.m. Saturdays Nov. 14-22. $20, $15 ages 12 and you… Performance Type: Other Performances. Age recommendation: All ages. Cost: Fee. Phone: 206-652-4433. Saturday, November 22, 2014, 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM. SANCA 674 S. Orcas St. Seattle WA 98108. For more info visit www.sancaseattle.org.

Babes in Toyland

Eastside Mother Goose characters come together to foil and evil plot in this charming musical. $10 advance, $12 at the door, $5 for the 2 p.m. Nov. 22 show and 7 p.m. Nov. 23 show. Performance Type: Theater. Age recommendation: All ages. Cost: Fee. Phone: 425-452-7155. Saturday, November 22, 2014, 7:00 PM. Bellevue Youth Theatre 16661 Northup Way Bellevue WA 98008. For more info visit www.bellevuewa.gov.

Disney on Ice: Let's Celebrate!

North Sound It’s one colossal party on ice, with all your favorite Disney friends! Join Mickey Mouse and Minnie Mouse as they celebrate a Very Merry Unbirthday Party with Alice and the Mad Hatter; a Royal Valentine’s Day Ball with Disney Princesses, including Cinderella, Ariel and Tiana; a Hawaiian luau with Lilo & Stitch; a winter wonderland with Woody, Jessie and Buzz Lightyear; a Halloween haunt with the Disney Villains and more in a magical medley of holidays, celebrations and festivities from around the globe. 7 p.m. Nov. 20-22, 11 a.m. and 3 p.m. Nov. 22, 1 and 5 p.m. Nov. 23.  $24, $28, $42, $45, $67 and $74. Opening night tickets $17 (not valid on VIP/Premium seating). $14 kids ages 2 to 12 for select performances. Ticket required for ages 2 and older. Performance Type: Other Performances. Age recommendation: All ages. Cost: Fee. Pre-register: Yes. Phone: 425-322-2600. Saturday, November 22, 2014, 7:00 PM. Xfinity Arena 2000 Hewitt Ave. Everett WA 98201. For more info visit www.xfinityarenaeverett.com.

The Wonderful Wizard of Oz: A New Musical

North Sound A timeless and endearing story, most of us have seen the 1939 MGM movie version of the Wizard of Oz. This new adaptation, written by Michael Gershowitz and Joshua Sibley, takes us on a magical journey to the land of Oz:  an adventure full of talking creatures, magical beings and intrigue. Not to mention, a beautiful love story! The wicked antics of the Witches of the East and West, the capers of the Scarecrow, Tin Man and Lion who save the day more than once, the shenanigans of the flying monkeys and Old Crow-- all combine for a lively fable of adventure, love and family. Thursdays through Sundays, Oct. 31 through Nov. 23. $20 to $40, $50 family of four. Performance Type: Theater. Age recommendation: Elementary School. Middle School. High School. Cost: Fee. Phone: 425-258-6766. Saturday, November 22, 2014, 7:00 PM. The Historic Everett Theatre 2911 Colby Ave. Everett WA 98201. For more info visit www.historiceveretttheatre.org.

Fiddler on the Roof

Seattle Area See the beloved musical about family, tradition and changing times. 7:30 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays, 2 p.m. Sundays, through Nov. 23, plus 7:30 p.m. Nov. 20. $20 to $35. Performance Type: Theater. Age recommendation: Elementary School. Middle School. High School. Cost: Fee. Phone: 800-838-3006. Saturday, November 22, 2014, 7:30 PM. Seattle Musical Theatre at Magnuson Park 7120 62nd Ave. N.E. Seattle WA 98115. For more info visit seattlemusicaltheatre.org.

Mary Poppins

Eastside Musical about a magical nanny, based on the books by P.L. Travers and the Walt Disney film. Family room available. Various dates and times through Jan. 5. $40 to $72. Performance Type: Theater. Age recommendation: Elementary School. Middle School. High School. Cost: Fee. Phone: 425-392-2202. Saturday, November 22, 2014, 7:30 PM. Francis J. Gaudette Theatre 303 Front St. N. Issaquah WA 98027. For more info visit www.villagetheatre.org.

Octava Chamber Orchestra Concert

North Sound Classical music concert featuring work by Mendelssohn, Shostakovich, and Gorb. $20, $15 students and seniors, kids accompanying an adult are free. Performance Type: Music. Age recommendation: All ages. Cost: Fee. Phone: 425-743-2288. Saturday, November 22, 2014, 7:30 PM. Maple Park Church 17620 60th Ave. W. Lynnwood WA 98037. For more info visit www.brownpapertickets.com.

Young Frankenstein

North Sound Mel Brooks’ musical comedy comes to the stage in this Village Theatre KIDSTAGE TeenSelect production. Best for ages 13 and older. 7:30 p.m. Thursdays through Saturdays, 2 p.m. Sundays, through Nov. 22. $12 to $14. Performance Type: Theater. Age recommendation: Middle School. High School. Cost: Fee. Phone: 425-257-8600. Saturday, November 22, 2014, 7:30 PM. Second Stage Theatre 2730 Wetmore Ave. Everett WA 98201. For more info visit villagetheatre.org.

Appalachian Christmas Homecoming

Seattle Area Listen to the story of three generations told through music and memories during a family-friendly evening at Taproot Theatre. Featuring guitar, mandolin, fiddle, banjo and mountain dulcimer, Taproot’s Jewell Mainstage Theatre will be filled with American Roots Music and traditional carols. 7:30 p.m. Wednesdays and Thursdays, 8 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays, 2 p.m. Saturdays through Dec. 27. $20 to $40. Performance Type: Theater. Age recommendation: Elementary School. Middle School. High School. Cost: Fee. Phone: 206-781-9707. Saturday, November 22, 2014, 8:00 PM. Taproot Theatre 204 N. 85th St. Seattle WA 98103. For more info visit taproottheatre.org.

Little Women

South Sound Louisa May Alcott’s beloved classic follows the March sisters as they grow up during the Civil War. 8 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays, 2 p.m. Sundays through Nov. 30. $19 to $25. Performance Type: Theater. Age recommendation: Elementary School. Middle School. High School. Cost: Fee. Phone: 253-588-0042. Saturday, November 22, 2014, 8:00 PM. Lakewood Playhouse 5729 Lakewood Towne Center Blvd. S.W. Lakewood WA 98499. For more info visit www.lakewoodplayhouse.org.

Nighttime at the Beach

Seattle Area Explore the beaches at Carkeek Park by flashlight. Discover the excitement of nighttime tide pooling. Please wear shoes that can get wet, dress in layers, and bring a flashlight if you have one. Meet the naturalist at the kiosk located next to the bridge going over the railroad tracks. Ages 4 and older. $5. Age recommendation: Preschool. Elementary School. Middle School. High School. Cost: Fee. Phone: 206-386-4237. Saturday, November 22, 2014, 9:00 PM – 10:30 PM. Carkeek Park 950 N.W. Carkeek Park Road Seattle WA 98177. For more info visit www.seattle.gov.

Salmon SEEson Salmon Watching

Eastside Don't miss this chance to see little red kokanee, a special salmon species that is a smaller relative of sockeye. Kokanee spend their whole lives in freshwater streams and lakes. These native fish can sometimes be seen near Lake Sammamish. Self-guided location are Ebright Creek at the East Lake Sammamish Trail in Sammamish or Lewis Creek at 185th Place S.E. in Issaquah. Age recommendation: All ages. Cost: FREE. Pre-register: No. Phone: 206-477-4746. Sunday, November 23, 2014. Ebright Creek at East Lake Sammamish Trail Sammamish WA 98075. For more info visit www.govlink.org.

Green Lake Gobble & Mashed Potato Munch Off

Seattle Area 10K, 5K and free Tiny Turkey Trot for ages 12 and younger, followed by mashed potato eating competition. 8 a.m. registration, 9:10 a.m. Tiny Turkey Trot, 9:30 a.m. 10K and 5K. $35 to $50. Age recommendation: All ages. Cost: Fee. Pre-register: Yes. Sunday, November 23, 2014, 8:00 AM. Green Lake Park 5900 W. Greenlake Way N. Seattle WA 98103. For more info visit www.promotionevents.com.

Reindeer Festival

Seattle Area Visit reindeer Dasher and Blitzen, and Curly the camel at Swanson’s Nursery, plus see a model train layout. 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. through Dec. 24. Age recommendation: All ages. Cost: FREE. Phone: 206-782-2543. Sunday, November 23, 2014, 9:00 AM – 6:00 PM. Swanson's Nursery 9701 15th Ave. N.W. Seattle WA 98117. For more info visit swansonsnursery.com.

Turkey Trot

Eastside 5K fun run/walk benefits Hopelink. Music, balloon art, face painting, prizes and more. 0 a.m. registration, 10 a.m. event. $30 to $40. Age recommendation: All ages. Cost: Fee. Sunday, November 23, 2014, 9:00 AM. Marina Park 25 Lakeshore Plaza Kirkland WA 98033. For more info visit www.hope-link.org.

Annual Book & Gift Fair

Seattle Area Find that special gift or stocking stuffer that you've been looking for! Shop our selection of field guides, outdoor adventure books, children's books, nature gifts, bird feeders and seed, and much more. All proceeds support the Center's education programs. This year's event features visits from three of our favorite authors: Samantha Vamos The Cazuela That The Farm Maiden Stirred Saturday, November 22 at 10 a.m. Langdon Cook The Mushroom Hunters Saturday, November 22 at noon Woody Wheeler Look Up!: Birds and Other Natural Wonders Saturday, November 22 at 2 p.m. Age recommendation: All ages. Cost: FREE. Pre-register: No. Phone: 206-652-2444. Email: jmanson@audubon.org. Sunday, November 23, 2014, 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM. Seward Park Audubon Center 5902 Lake Washington Blvd. S. Seattle WA 98118.

Cast Off! Free Public Sailing

Seattle Area Our Cast Off! program allows visitors the chance to sail in classic boats. The boats we use include: Admirable, a Bristol Bay Gillnetter; Amie, a Friendship sloop; Colleen Wagner, an Egret Sharpie; our long-boat Discovery, our New Haven Sharpie Betsy D, or a visiting classic. Before and after your sail take a walk on the docks and discover the boats. Watch the volunteer crews rigging the boats. They’ll be happy to answer any question you might have, and you may even have a chance to help with the rigging! Rides start throughout the day and last about 45 minutes. Sign-ups begin in person at 10 a.m.; space is limited and rides fill quickly. Arrive early to ensure your first choice, especially on sunny days and holidays. One person may sign up five other people who are not present, but no phone reservations are accepted. All ages are welcome and we have life jackets for everyone.  We sail rain or shine, but wind conditions may keep us at the dock. Age recommendation: All ages. Cost: FREE. Phone: 206-382-2628. Sunday, November 23, 2014, 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM. Center for Wooden Boats 1010 Valley St. Seattle WA 98109. For more info visit www.atlakeunionpark.org.

Free Trial Mandarin Language Class

Seattle Area Considering language classes for your child? Then come to Sponge to try a class for free - to register, email info@spongeschool.com. Our teachers are native speakers who use music, art, drama, and play to make learning a language fun! Age recommendation: Toddler. Preschool. Cost: FREE. Pre-register: Yes. Email: info@spongeschool.com. Sunday, November 23, 2014, 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM. Sponge 3107 S. Day St. Seattle WA 98144.

Yulefest

Seattle Area Get a taste of a traditional Nordic Christmas at Yulefest. You'll find Nordic-inspired wares from more than 40 merchants, and authentic food and drink such as krumkake at Goodies-to-Go, lefse in the Kaffestuga, and Danish æbleskiver and the holiday beverage glögg, a hot spiced wine. Scandinavian fiddlers, singers, and folk dancers bring Nordic culture to life, performing on stages throughout the museum. Young and old alike enjoy free holiday-inspired crafts, activities, and visits with Santa. Suggested donation of $3 adults, $1 ages 6 to 11, $2 parking. Age recommendation: All ages. Cost: Fee. Pre-register: No. Phone: 206-789-5707. Sunday, November 23, 2014, 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM. Nordic Heritage Museum 3014 N.W. 67th St. Seattle WA 98117. For more info visit www.nordicmuseum.org.

Wreath-Making Workshop

Eastside Create your own beautiful holiday wreath at this family-friendly event. We'll provide wreath materials and instruction, a warm fire, heaters, and hot beverages and cookies. Bring additional materials if you wish, as well as gardening gloves and shears. From 2 to 3 p.m. on Nov. 22, The Silverbells Carolers will perform. 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Nov. 22, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Nov. 23. Suggested donation of $20 for one wreath, or $10 if you make two wreaths and donate one. Donated wreaths will be available for purchase for $30. Age recommendation: All ages. Cost: Fee. Phone: 425-736-7252. Sunday, November 23, 2014, 10:00 AM – 3:00 PM. Snoqualmie Falls Forest Theater 36800 David Powell Road Fall City WA 98024. For more info visit foresttheater.org.

Polar Plaza

South Sound Tacoma’s only covered, open-air ice rink. Various dates and times through Jan. 11. $4 to $8, $2 skate rental. Age recommendation: All ages. Cost: Fee. Phone: 253-272-4258. Sunday, November 23, 2014, 10:00 AM – 8:00 PM. Tollefson Plaza 1701 Pacific Ave. Tacoma WA 98402. For more info visit www.polarplaza.com.

Sensory Sunday

Farther Afield On the fourth Sunday of the month, families with children affected by autism or a similar sensory processing challenge are invited to KiDiMu. They are encouraged to explore the museum while enjoying a safe environment and therapist support. Sensory Sunday has been developed in partnership with parents, educators and therapists. The event takes place before the museum opens to the public. Please call to register in advance, as space is limited to provide the best experience for visiting families. Last-minute registration also welcome, if space available. If desired, families are welcome to stay longer and continue exploring the museum during regular hours. $6, free for members. Age recommendation: Preschool. Elementary School. Cost: Fee. Pre-register: Yes. Phone: 206-855-4650. Sunday, November 23, 2014, 10:00 AM – 11:30 AM. Kids Discovery Museum (KiDiMu) 301 Ravine Lane N.E. Bainbridge Island WA 98110. For more info visit www.kidimu.org.

Here & Now: Native Artists Inspired

Seattle Area Talk with artists featured in this new exhibit and learn more about their work, plus watch demonstrations and a short film. Included with admission. $10, $8 seniors, $7.50 students and youth, free ages 4 and younger. Age recommendation: All ages. Cost: Fee. Pre-register: No. Phone: 206-543-5590. Sunday, November 23, 2014, 10:30 AM – 2:30 PM. Burke Museum 4500 15th Ave. N.E. Seattle WA 98105. For more info visit www.burkemuseum.org.

Caspar Babypants Performance

Farther Afield Come hear catchy tunes for young kids by kindie rocker Caspar Babypants. $12, $10 advance, free ages 2 and younger. Performance Type: Music. Age recommendation: Infant. Toddler. Preschool. Elementary School. Cost: Fee. Sunday, November 23, 2014, 10:30 AM. SPACECRAFT at Rolling Bay Hall 10598 N.E. Valley Road Bainbridge Island WA 98110. For more info visit www.brownpapertickets.com.

Brunch with the Beatles

Seattle Area "Come Together" for a special brunch with the Northwest's premiere Beatles music experience, Crème Tangerine. Relive the magic of the Fab Four as Crème Tangerine masterfully recreates classic hits and much-loved favorites such as "A Hard Day's Night," "Hey Jude," "Come Together," "Blackbird," "Day Tripper" and many more. The Hale's Ales Palladium will feature their "Fireman's Style" all-you-can-eat breakfast that includes fresh seasonal fruit, French toast, scrambled eggs, Hale's home fries, bacon, sausage, and Hale's apple strudel Danish. Adult ticket price ($25) includes show and all-you-can-eat buffet, coffee and your choice of either a signature Hale's spicy red beer or Bloody Mary (tax and gratuity included). Children's ticket price ($5) includes all-you-can-eat buffet and a kid beverage (tax and gratuity included). Performance Type: Music. Age recommendation: All ages. Cost: Fee. Pre-register: Yes. Phone: 206-706-1544 x 243. Email: specialevents@halesbrewery.com. Sunday, November 23, 2014, 11:00 AM – 1:00 PM. Hales Palladium 4301 Leary Way N.W. Seattle WA 98107. For more info visit www.brownpapertickets.com.

Dick Whittington and His Cat

Seattle Area SCT presents Dick Whittington and His Cat, a new musical version of the beloved English story. With all the traditional charm of old London at the holidays, Dick Whittington's adventurous story begins with Dick's poor beginnings as an orphan who comes to the big city in hope of finding the streets paved with gold. From there he finds his way in the world, buoyed by the kindness of others and an alliance with the most remarkable cat. Together, they overcome many a rat, making their way through foreign lands, past pirates and back home to a good fortune and a better life. Various dates and times through Dec. 21. $25 to $36. Performance Type: Theater. Age recommendation: All ages. Cost: Fee. Phone: 206-441-3322. Email: tickets@sct.org. Sunday, November 23, 2014, 11:00 AM. Seattle Children's Theatre 201 Thomas St. Seattle WA 98109. For more info visit www.sct.org.

Free Trial Mandarin Language Class

Seattle Area Considering language classes for your child? Then come to Sponge to try a class for free - to register, email info@spongeschool.com. Our teachers are native speakers who use music, art, drama, and play to make learning a language fun! Age recommendation: Infant. Toddler. Preschool. Cost: FREE. Pre-register: Yes. Email: info@spongeschool.com. Sunday, November 23, 2014, 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM. Sponge 3107 S. Day St. Seattle WA 98144.

Salmon Stations

Seattle Area November and early December is the time to experience Pacific salmon in an urban stream. Coho and chum salmon run in Piper’s Creek in during this time. Drop-in stations with trained guides are set up on the weekends to facilitate observations of the salmon and to give out tips on how to help perpetuate these runs. No need to sign up. Just come to the lower meadow at Carkeek Park and look for the salmon stewards in the blue vests. Age recommendation: All ages. Cost: FREE. Phone: 206-386-4237. Sunday, November 23, 2014, 11:00 AM – 2:00 PM. Carkeek Park 950 N.W. Carkeek Park Road Seattle WA 98177. For more info visit www.govlink.org.

StoryBook Theater's Hansel & Gretel

Seattle Area When this well-known brother and sister duo decide to explore the woods without their parents’ permission, they run into a sweetie of a Top Chef who delights and dabbles in the art of confection. Hungry to create a new dish, this crazy kitchen witch tries to turn Hansel into her next meal, only to find that some things are best left uneaten. Run time: 55 min. Ideal for ages 3 to 10 and their families. 11 a.m. 1 and 3 p.m. $11. Performance Type: Theater. Age recommendation: Infant. Toddler. Preschool. Elementary School. Cost: Fee. Pre-register: No. Phone: 425-820-1800. Email: info@storybooktheater.org. Sunday, November 23, 2014, 11:00 AM. Langston Hughes Performing Arts Institute 104 17th Ave. S. Seattle WA 98144. For more info visit storybooktheater.org.

Rumpelstiltskin

Eastside See this charming puppet show performed by Willow Branch Puppet Theater. 11 a.m. and 1 p.m. $8,  $7 seniors and kids, $1 more at the door. Performance Type: Puppet. Age recommendation: Toddler. Preschool. Elementary School. Cost: Fee. Phone: 206-985-2059. Sunday, November 23, 2014, 11:00 AM. Three Cedars Waldorf School 556 124th Ave. N.E. Bellevue WA 98005.

Oddmall Emporium of the Weird

North Sound Unusual arts and crafts, performances, kids’ area and more. 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Nov. 22, 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Nov. 23. Age recommendation: All ages. Cost: FREE. Sunday, November 23, 2014, 11:00 AM – 6:00 PM. Holiday Inn 3105 Pine St. Everett WA 98201‎. For more info visit oddmallseattle.wordpress.com.

StoryBook Theater's Hansel & Gretel

Seattle Area When this well-known brother and sister duo decide to explore the woods without their parents’ permission, they run into a sweetie of a Top Chef who delights and dabbles in the art of confection. Hungry to create a new dish, this crazy kitchen witch tries to turn Hansel into her next meal, only to find that some things are best left uneaten. Run time: 55 min. Ideal for ages 3 to 10 and their families. 11 a.m. 1 and 3 p.m. $11. Performance Type: Theater. Age recommendation: Infant. Toddler. Preschool. Elementary School. Cost: Fee. Pre-register: No. Phone: 425-820-1800. Email: info@storybooktheater.org. Sunday, November 23, 2014, 1:00 PM. Langston Hughes Performing Arts Institute 104 17th Ave. S. Seattle WA 98144. For more info visit storybooktheater.org.

The Green Bird: A Mexican Tale

Seattle Area Oregon Shadow Theatre brings a Mexican folktale to life using vibrant and unique shadow puppets. 1 and 3 p.m. weekends through Nov. 23. $11, $9 seniors and ages 16 and younger. Performance Type: Puppet. Age recommendation: All ages. Cost: Fee. Phone: 206-523-2579. Sunday, November 23, 2014, 1:00 PM. Northwest Puppet Center 9123 15th Ave. N.E. Seattle WA 98115. For more info visit greenbird.brownpapertickets.com.

Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day

Eastside In this delightful adaptation of her popular book, Judith Viorst sets Alexander's rather trying life to music and brings to the stage one of America's feistiest characters. Not only does Alexander wake up with gum in his hair, but his mother forgets to pack him dessert, and his best friend decides he's not his best friend anymore. And if that's not bad enough, Alexander's brothers don't have any cavities but—he does. And just when it can't get any worse, there are lima beans for supper and —yuck!—kissing on TV. It is enough to make anyone want to go to Australia. Alexander's struggles with life's daily dramas will not only entertain but educate young audiences as they identify with Alexander and the obstacles he encounters, encouraging them to share their feelings and to realize that bad days happen—even in Australia. 1 and 3 p.m. weekends through Nov. 23. $10, $5 ages 3 and younger on Sundays. Performance Type: Theater. Age recommendation: All ages. Cost: Fee. Phone: 425-881-6777. Email: exec@secondstoryrep.org. Sunday, November 23, 2014, 1:00 PM. SecondStory Repertory 16587 N.E. 74th St. Redmond WA 98052. For more info visit www.secondstoryrep.org.

Hercules the Musical

Eastside Variety Plus presents an original musical adaptation of Hercules, featuring 95 Seattle area youth and adults. A fun filled show for the whole family! Tickets are available online at: www.varietyplus.org or at the door by cash or check. 1 and 4 p.m. Nov. 22-23. $14. Performance Type: Theater. Age recommendation: All ages. Cost: Fee. Pre-register: No. Phone: 206-368-8386. Email: vptheater@aol.com. Sunday, November 23, 2014, 1:00 PM – 2:30 PM. Meydenbauer Center 11100 N.E. Sixth St. Bellevue WA 98004. For more info visit www.varietyplus.org.

Rumpelstiltskin

Eastside See this charming puppet show performed by Willow Branch Puppet Theater. 11 a.m. and 1 p.m. $8,  $7 seniors and kids, $1 more at the door. Performance Type: Puppet. Age recommendation: Toddler. Preschool. Elementary School. Cost: Fee. Phone: 206-985-2059. Sunday, November 23, 2014, 1:00 PM. Three Cedars Waldorf School 556 124th Ave. N.E. Bellevue WA 98005.

Disney on Ice: Let's Celebrate!

North Sound It’s one colossal party on ice, with all your favorite Disney friends! Join Mickey Mouse and Minnie Mouse as they celebrate a Very Merry Unbirthday Party with Alice and the Mad Hatter; a Royal Valentine’s Day Ball with Disney Princesses, including Cinderella, Ariel and Tiana; a Hawaiian luau with Lilo & Stitch; a winter wonderland with Woody, Jessie and Buzz Lightyear; a Halloween haunt with the Disney Villains and more in a magical medley of holidays, celebrations and festivities from around the globe. 7 p.m. Nov. 20-22, 11 a.m. and 3 p.m. Nov. 22, 1 and 5 p.m. Nov. 23.  $24, $28, $42, $45, $67 and $74. Opening night tickets $17 (not valid on VIP/Premium seating). $14 kids ages 2 to 12 for select performances. Ticket required for ages 2 and older. Performance Type: Other Performances. Age recommendation: All ages. Cost: Fee. Pre-register: Yes. Phone: 425-322-2600. Sunday, November 23, 2014, 1:00 PM. Xfinity Arena 2000 Hewitt Ave. Everett WA 98201. For more info visit www.xfinityarenaeverett.com.

Lego Mania!

The Seattle Public Library Where: Madrona/Sally Goldmark Branch. Room Location: Children's Area. Event provided by: The Seattle Public Library. Audience: Children. Language: English. Summary: Join us to play with Lego bricks! Create something super fantastic from your own imagination. For all ages. Description: Can't get enough of Lego Mania! at the Library? It happens every week through June 30. To find out where this week’s Lego Mania! will take place, click here. Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Contact Info: Madrona/Sally Goldmark Branch 206-684-4705 or Ask a Librarian. Cost: FREE. Sunday, November 23, 2014, 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM.

Festival of Trees Celebration

Seattle Area View 21 decorated trees, visit Santa, enjoy entertainment, shop for crafts and experience the Grand Tree lighting and the season opening of the Teddy Bear Suite. FREE, fee for some activities. Proceeds benefit Seattle Children’s Autism Center and uncompensated care at Seattle Children’s Hospital. Age recommendation: All ages. Cost: FREE. Phone: 206-621-1700. Sunday, November 23, 2014, 2:00 PM – 5:00 PM. Fairmont Olympic Hotel 411 University St. Seattle WA 98101. For more info visit www.seattlefestivaloftrees.com.

Fiddler on the Roof

Seattle Area See the beloved musical about family, tradition and changing times. 7:30 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays, 2 p.m. Sundays, through Nov. 23, plus 7:30 p.m. Nov. 20. $20 to $35. Performance Type: Theater. Age recommendation: Elementary School. Middle School. High School. Cost: Fee. Phone: 800-838-3006. Sunday, November 23, 2014, 2:00 PM. Seattle Musical Theatre at Magnuson Park 7120 62nd Ave. N.E. Seattle WA 98115. For more info visit seattlemusicaltheatre.org.

Babes in Toyland

Eastside Mother Goose characters come together to foil and evil plot in this charming musical. $10 advance, $12 at the door, $5 for the 2 p.m. Nov. 22 show and 7 p.m. Nov. 23 show. Performance Type: Theater. Age recommendation: All ages. Cost: Fee. Phone: 425-452-7155. Sunday, November 23, 2014, 2:00 PM. Bellevue Youth Theatre 16661 Northup Way Bellevue WA 98008. For more info visit www.bellevuewa.gov.

Mary Poppins

Eastside Musical about a magical nanny, based on the books by P.L. Travers and the Walt Disney film. Family room available. Various dates and times through Jan. 5. $40 to $72. Performance Type: Theater. Age recommendation: Elementary School. Middle School. High School. Cost: Fee. Phone: 425-392-2202. Sunday, November 23, 2014, 2:00 PM. Francis J. Gaudette Theatre 303 Front St. N. Issaquah WA 98027. For more info visit www.villagetheatre.org.

The Wonderful Wizard of Oz: A New Musical

North Sound A timeless and endearing story, most of us have seen the 1939 MGM movie version of the Wizard of Oz. This new adaptation, written by Michael Gershowitz and Joshua Sibley, takes us on a magical journey to the land of Oz:  an adventure full of talking creatures, magical beings and intrigue. Not to mention, a beautiful love story! The wicked antics of the Witches of the East and West, the capers of the Scarecrow, Tin Man and Lion who save the day more than once, the shenanigans of the flying monkeys and Old Crow-- all combine for a lively fable of adventure, love and family. Thursdays through Sundays, Oct. 31 through Nov. 23. $20 to $40, $50 family of four. Performance Type: Theater. Age recommendation: Elementary School. Middle School. High School. Cost: Fee. Phone: 425-258-6766. Sunday, November 23, 2014, 2:00 PM. The Historic Everett Theatre 2911 Colby Ave. Everett WA 98201. For more info visit www.historiceveretttheatre.org.

Little Women

South Sound Louisa May Alcott’s beloved classic follows the March sisters as they grow up during the Civil War. 8 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays, 2 p.m. Sundays through Nov. 30. $19 to $25. Performance Type: Theater. Age recommendation: Elementary School. Middle School. High School. Cost: Fee. Phone: 253-588-0042. Sunday, November 23, 2014, 2:00 PM. Lakewood Playhouse 5729 Lakewood Towne Center Blvd. S.W. Lakewood WA 98499. For more info visit www.lakewoodplayhouse.org.

Dick Whittington and His Cat

Seattle Area SCT presents Dick Whittington and His Cat, a new musical version of the beloved English story. With all the traditional charm of old London at the holidays, Dick Whittington's adventurous story begins with Dick's poor beginnings as an orphan who comes to the big city in hope of finding the streets paved with gold. From there he finds his way in the world, buoyed by the kindness of others and an alliance with the most remarkable cat. Together, they overcome many a rat, making their way through foreign lands, past pirates and back home to a good fortune and a better life. Various dates and times through Dec. 21. $25 to $36. Performance Type: Theater. Age recommendation: All ages. Cost: Fee. Phone: 206-441-3322. Email: tickets@sct.org. Sunday, November 23, 2014, 2:30 PM. Seattle Children's Theatre 201 Thomas St. Seattle WA 98109. For more info visit www.sct.org.

Philharmonia Northwest Concert: Let's Dance!

Seattle Area Talented young violinist Gloria Ferry-Brennan joins Philharmonia Northwest for a performance of pieces that will have you on your feet and in the aisles! Featuring music of Mozart, Weber, and Beethoven’s energetic Symphony No. 7. Philharmonia Northwest’s Outreach Program is proud to feature students of Brittany Newell from Ballard High School in the WeberAufforderung zum Tanz (Invitation to the Dance). $20, $15 students and seniors. One child age 17 or younger admitted FREE with each paying adult. Performance Type: Music. Age recommendation: Elementary School. Middle School. High School. Cost: Fee. Phone: 206-675-9727. Sunday, November 23, 2014, 2:30 PM. St. Stephen’s Episcopal Church 4805 N.E. 45th St. Seattle WA 98105. For more info visit www.brownpapertickets.com.

Homework Help

The Seattle Public Library Where: Douglass-Truth Branch. Event provided by: The Seattle Public Library. 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. Cost: FREE. Sunday, November 23, 2014, 3:00 PM – 5:00 PM.

Evan's Family Variety Show

Seattle Area Enjoy a variety of family-friendly acts that can include magicians, jugglers, dancers, circus artists, hula hoopers and more. FREE, reserve a ticket in advance. Held the fourth Sunday each month, courtesy of the Department of Neighborhoods. Performance Type: Theater. Age recommendation: All ages. Cost: FREE. Pre-register: Yes. Email: evan@evan.org. Sunday, November 23, 2014, 3:00 PM – 4:30 PM. Phinney Neighborhood Association 6532 Phinney Ave. N. Seattle WA 98103. For more info visit evan.org.

Seattle Youth Symphony Orchestra Concert

Seattle Area Hear the region's top young musicians perform classical masterworks. $15 to $45. Program: Peter Lawson: Symphonic Finale (World Premiere) Reinhold Gliere: Concerto for Harp in E-flat Major, Op. 74         Tiffany Chen, 2014 Concerto Competition Winner Nicolai Rimski-Korsakov: Scheherazade, Op. 35. Performance Type: Music. Age recommendation: All ages. Cost: Fee. Phone: 206-362-2300. Sunday, November 23, 2014, 3:00 PM – 5:00 PM. Benaroya Hall 200 University St. Seattle WA 98101. For more info visit www.syso.org.

StoryBook Theater's Hansel & Gretel

Seattle Area When this well-known brother and sister duo decide to explore the woods without their parents’ permission, they run into a sweetie of a Top Chef who delights and dabbles in the art of confection. Hungry to create a new dish, this crazy kitchen witch tries to turn Hansel into her next meal, only to find that some things are best left uneaten. Run time: 55 min. Ideal for ages 3 to 10 and their families. 11 a.m. 1 and 3 p.m. $11. Performance Type: Theater. Age recommendation: Infant. Toddler. Preschool. Elementary School. Cost: Fee. Pre-register: No. Phone: 425-820-1800. Email: info@storybooktheater.org. Sunday, November 23, 2014, 3:00 PM. Langston Hughes Performing Arts Institute 104 17th Ave. S. Seattle WA 98144. For more info visit storybooktheater.org.

The Green Bird: A Mexican Tale

Seattle Area Oregon Shadow Theatre brings a Mexican folktale to life using vibrant and unique shadow puppets. 1 and 3 p.m. weekends through Nov. 23. $11, $9 seniors and ages 16 and younger. Performance Type: Puppet. Age recommendation: All ages. Cost: Fee. Phone: 206-523-2579. Sunday, November 23, 2014, 3:00 PM. Northwest Puppet Center 9123 15th Ave. N.E. Seattle WA 98115. For more info visit greenbird.brownpapertickets.com.

Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day

Eastside In this delightful adaptation of her popular book, Judith Viorst sets Alexander's rather trying life to music and brings to the stage one of America's feistiest characters. Not only does Alexander wake up with gum in his hair, but his mother forgets to pack him dessert, and his best friend decides he's not his best friend anymore. And if that's not bad enough, Alexander's brothers don't have any cavities but—he does. And just when it can't get any worse, there are lima beans for supper and —yuck!—kissing on TV. It is enough to make anyone want to go to Australia. Alexander's struggles with life's daily dramas will not only entertain but educate young audiences as they identify with Alexander and the obstacles he encounters, encouraging them to share their feelings and to realize that bad days happen—even in Australia. 1 and 3 p.m. weekends through Nov. 23. $10, $5 ages 3 and younger on Sundays. Performance Type: Theater. Age recommendation: All ages. Cost: Fee. Phone: 425-881-6777. Email: exec@secondstoryrep.org. Sunday, November 23, 2014, 3:00 PM. SecondStory Repertory 16587 N.E. 74th St. Redmond WA 98052. For more info visit www.secondstoryrep.org.

Free Trial Mandarin Language Class

Seattle Area Considering language classes for your child? Then come to Sponge to try a class for free - to register, email info@spongeschool.com. Our teachers are native speakers who use music, art, drama, and play to make learning a language fun! Age recommendation: Elementary School. Cost: FREE. Pre-register: Yes. Email: info@spongeschool.com. Sunday, November 23, 2014, 3:30 PM – 5:00 PM. Sponge 3107 S. Day St. Seattle WA 98144.

Seattle Public Theater Youth Presents "Open Carry"

Seattle Area Seattle Public Theater (SPT) Youth presents OPEN CARRY, a world-premiere play commissioned especially for SPT’s Youth Program from local playwright Scot Augustson that takes a whimsical look at our constitutional right to bear arms by asking, “What if those arms were actually tigers?” Ensemble features actors in grades 5-8. 2 p.m. Nov. 8, 4 p.m. Nov. 9. Admission to all Youth performances is free to the community. Donations are encouraged to support SPT’s Theater Youth Program and to offer student tuition assistance. Performance Type: Theater. Age recommendation: All ages. Cost: FREE. Pre-register: No. Phone: 206-524-1300. Email: pr@seattlepublictheater.org. Sunday, November 23, 2014, 4:00 PM – 5:00 PM. Seattle Public Theater at the Bathhouse 7312 W. Greenlake Drive N. Seattle WA 98103.

Hercules the Musical

Eastside Variety Plus presents an original musical adaptation of Hercules, featuring 95 Seattle area youth and adults. A fun filled show for the whole family! Tickets are available online at: www.varietyplus.org or at the door by cash or check. 1 and 4 p.m. Nov. 22-23. $14. Performance Type: Theater. Age recommendation: All ages. Cost: Fee. Pre-register: No. Phone: 206-368-8386. Email: vptheater@aol.com. Sunday, November 23, 2014, 4:00 PM – 5:30 PM. Meydenbauer Center 11100 N.E. Sixth St. Bellevue WA 98004. For more info visit www.varietyplus.org.

Disney on Ice: Let's Celebrate!

North Sound It’s one colossal party on ice, with all your favorite Disney friends! Join Mickey Mouse and Minnie Mouse as they celebrate a Very Merry Unbirthday Party with Alice and the Mad Hatter; a Royal Valentine’s Day Ball with Disney Princesses, including Cinderella, Ariel and Tiana; a Hawaiian luau with Lilo & Stitch; a winter wonderland with Woody, Jessie and Buzz Lightyear; a Halloween haunt with the Disney Villains and more in a magical medley of holidays, celebrations and festivities from around the globe. 7 p.m. Nov. 20-22, 11 a.m. and 3 p.m. Nov. 22, 1 and 5 p.m. Nov. 23.  $24, $28, $42, $45, $67 and $74. Opening night tickets $17 (not valid on VIP/Premium seating). $14 kids ages 2 to 12 for select performances. Ticket required for ages 2 and older. Performance Type: Other Performances. Age recommendation: All ages. Cost: Fee. Pre-register: Yes. Phone: 425-322-2600. Sunday, November 23, 2014, 5:00 PM. Xfinity Arena 2000 Hewitt Ave. Everett WA 98201. For more info visit www.xfinityarenaeverett.com.

Fantasy Lights Walk

South Sound Walk through 2.5 miles of animated displays at Spanaway Park before it becomes a drive-through only event Nov. 27. Bring flashlights. No dogs, scooters, bikes or skates, but strollers, wagons or wheelchairs welcome. $4, free ages 3 and younger, $12 per family, discount if pre-registered. Age recommendation: All ages. Cost: Fee. Pre-register: Yes. Phone: 253-798-4176. Sunday, November 23, 2014, 5:00 PM – 7:00 PM. Sprinker Recreation Center 14824 C St. S. Tacoma WA 98444. For more info visit www.co.pierce.wa.us.

Babes in Toyland

Eastside Mother Goose characters come together to foil and evil plot in this charming musical. $10 advance, $12 at the door, $5 for the 2 p.m. Nov. 22 show and 7 p.m. Nov. 23 show. Performance Type: Theater. Age recommendation: All ages. Cost: Fee. Phone: 425-452-7155. Sunday, November 23, 2014, 7:00 PM. Bellevue Youth Theatre 16661 Northup Way Bellevue WA 98008. For more info visit www.bellevuewa.gov.

Mary Poppins

Eastside Musical about a magical nanny, based on the books by P.L. Travers and the Walt Disney film. Family room available. Various dates and times through Jan. 5. $40 to $72. Performance Type: Theater. Age recommendation: Elementary School. Middle School. High School. Cost: Fee. Phone: 425-392-2202. Sunday, November 23, 2014, 7:00 PM. Francis J. Gaudette Theatre 303 Front St. N. Issaquah WA 98027. For more info visit www.villagetheatre.org.

Salmon SEEson Salmon Watching

Eastside Don't miss this chance to see little red kokanee, a special salmon species that is a smaller relative of sockeye. Kokanee spend their whole lives in freshwater streams and lakes. These native fish can sometimes be seen near Lake Sammamish. Self-guided location are Ebright Creek at the East Lake Sammamish Trail in Sammamish or Lewis Creek at 185th Place S.E. in Issaquah. Age recommendation: All ages. Cost: FREE. Pre-register: No. Phone: 206-477-4746. Monday, November 24, 2014. Ebright Creek at East Lake Sammamish Trail Sammamish WA 98075. For more info visit www.govlink.org.

Reindeer Festival

Seattle Area Visit reindeer Dasher and Blitzen, and Curly the camel at Swanson’s Nursery, plus see a model train layout. 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. through Dec. 24. Age recommendation: All ages. Cost: FREE. Phone: 206-782-2543. Monday, November 24, 2014, 9:00 AM – 6:00 PM. Swanson's Nursery 9701 15th Ave. N.W. Seattle WA 98117. For more info visit swansonsnursery.com.

Free Trial Mandarin Language Class

Seattle Area Considering language classes for your child? Then come to Sponge to try a class for free - to register, email info@spongeschool.com. Our teachers are native speakers who use music, art, drama, and play to make learning a language fun! Age recommendation: Infant. Toddler. Cost: FREE. Pre-register: Yes. Email: info@spongeschool.com. Monday, November 24, 2014, 9:30 AM – 10:30 AM. Sponge 3107 S. Day St. Seattle WA 98144.

Toddler Time

Seattle Area From dressing up like a wolf eel to fish-print painting and water play with ocean animal toys, Toddler Time will keep even the busiest of bodies engaged and entertained. A myriad of developmentally age-appropriate, hands-on activities await for tots to explore. Toddler Time takes place in our classrooms on select Mondays and Tuesdays, September through February. Drop in for any length of time between 9:30 a.m. and noon. Ages 5 and younger; must be accompanied by an adult. Included with admission. $21.95, $14.95 ages 4 to 12, free ages 3 and younger. 2014/2015 Toddler Time dates: September 15, 16, 22 and 23 October 6, 7, 13 and 14 November 3, 4, 24 and 25 December 1, 2, 8 and 9 January 12, 13, 26 and 27 February 9, 10, 23 and 24. Age recommendation: Infant. Toddler. Cost: FREE. Pre-register: No. Phone: 206-386-4300. Monday, November 24, 2014, 9:30 AM – 12:00 PM. Seattle Aquarium 1483 Alaskan Way Seattle WA 98101. For more info visit www.seattleaquarium.org.

Vacation Week Fun!

The Seattle Public Library Where: Central Library. Room Location: Level 1 - Faye G. Allen Children’s Center. Event provided by: The Seattle Public Library. Audience: Children. Language: English. Summary: Wondering what to do when school's out Thanksgiving week? Drop in at the Children's Center for a hands-on activities. Description: Today we'll have games and puzzles from around the world to enjoy! Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Contact Info: *Central Library Children's Desk 206-386-4675 or Ask a Librarian. Cost: FREE. Monday, November 24, 2014, 10:00 AM – 2:00 PM.

Polar Plaza

South Sound Tacoma’s only covered, open-air ice rink. Various dates and times through Jan. 11. $4 to $8, $2 skate rental. Age recommendation: All ages. Cost: Fee. Phone: 253-272-4258. Monday, November 24, 2014, 10:00 AM – 10:00 PM. Tollefson Plaza 1701 Pacific Ave. Tacoma WA 98402. For more info visit www.polarplaza.com.

¡Hora de cuentos! (Spanish Story Time)

The Seattle Public Library Where: Central Library. Room Location: Level 1 - Anne Marie Gault Story Hour Room. Event provided by: The Seattle Public Library. 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. 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. Cost: FREE. Monday, November 24, 2014, 10:30 AM – 11:00 AM.

Family Story Time

The Seattle Public Library Where: Lake City Branch. Room Location: Meeting Room. Event provided by: The Seattle Public Library. Audience: Children. Language: English. Summary: It is story time at the Lake City Branch! Bring your children from birth to age 8 to enjoy stories, rhymes, songs, crafts and fun with our children's librarian, Nancy! 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. Cost: FREE. Monday, November 24, 2014, 10:30 AM – 11:15 AM.

Kaleidoscope play & learn

The Seattle Public Library Where: Northgate Branch. Room Location: Meeting Room. Event provided by: The Seattle Public Library. Audience: Children. Language: English, Español. Summary: Kaleidoscope play & learn groups are led by trained facilitators who guide children and adults through a variety of developmental activities that promote early learning. Description: Kaleidoscope play & learn groups are led by trained facilitators who guide children and adults through a variety of developmental activities that promote early learning. Group activities include art, music and movement, and circle time. The weekly sessions are open to parents and caregivers with children between the ages of 3 to 5. Younger and older siblings are still welcome. Space is limited -- arrive early! Adults are provided information on school readiness, early literacy, health and developme… Notes: Group is co-faciitated in English and Spanish. Younger and older siblings are welcome. 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. Cost: FREE. Monday, November 24, 2014, 10:30 AM – 12:00 PM.

Preschool Story Time

The Seattle Public Library Where: Capitol Hill Branch. Room Location: Meeting Room. Event provided by: The Seattle Public Library. Audience: Children. Language: English. Summary: It is story time at the Capitol Hill Branch! Bring your preschoolers to enjoy stories, rhymes, songs, crafts and fun with our children's librarian. 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: Capitol Hill Branch 206-684-4715 or Ask a Librarian. Cost: FREE. Monday, November 24, 2014, 10:30 AM – 11:00 AM.

Preschool Story Time

The Seattle Public Library Where: Rainier Beach Branch. Room Location: Children's Area. Event provided by: The Seattle Public Library. Address: 9125 Rainier Ave. S. 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. 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. Cost: FREE. Monday, November 24, 2014, 10:30 AM – 11:00 AM.

Free Trial Mandarin Language Class

Seattle Area Considering language classes for your child? Then come to Sponge to try a class for free - to register, email info@spongeschool.com. Our teachers are native speakers who use music, art, drama, and play to make learning a language fun! Age recommendation: Toddler. Preschool. Cost: FREE. Pre-register: Yes. Email: info@spongeschool.com. Monday, November 24, 2014, 10:30 AM – 11:30 AM. Sponge 3107 S. Day St. Seattle WA 98144.

Free Trial Mandarin Language Class

Seattle Area Considering language classes for your child? Then come to Sponge to try a class for free - to register, email info@spongeschool.com. Our teachers are native speakers who use music, art, drama, and play to make learning a language fun! Age recommendation: Infant. Toddler. Preschool. Cost: FREE. Pre-register: Yes. Email: info@spongeschool.com. Monday, November 24, 2014, 11:30 AM – 12:30 PM. Sponge 3107 S. Day St. Seattle WA 98144.

Baby Story Time

The Seattle Public Library Where: Ballard Branch. Room Location: Miriam Twitchell Alberg and Thomas A. Alberg Meeting Room. Event provided by: The Seattle Public Library. Audience: Children. Language: English. Summary: It is Baby Story Time at the Ballard Branch! Bring your infants to enjoy stories, rhymes, songs and fun with our children's librarian. 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: Ballard Branch 206-684-4089 or Ask a Librarian. Cost: FREE. Monday, November 24, 2014, 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. Event provided by: The Seattle Public Library. Audience: Children. Language: English. Summary: It is Baby Story Time at the Ballard Branch! Bring your infants to enjoy stories, rhymes, songs and fun with our children's librarian. 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: Ballard Branch 206-684-4089 or Ask a Librarian. Cost: FREE. Monday, November 24, 2014, 12:45 PM – 1:15 PM.

Family Movie: 'How to Train Your Dragon 2'

The Seattle Public Library Where: Northgate Branch. Room Location: Meeting Room. Event provided by: The Seattle Public Library. Audience: Children. Teens. Adults. Language: English. Summary: Come see a movie while your parents and teachers conference! Bring your own pillows, we’ll supply the popcorn. Today we're showing "How to Train Your Dragon 2." For children and teens. Description: When Hiccup and Toothless discover an ice cave that is home to hundreds of new wild dragons and the mysterious Dragon Rider, the two friends find themselves at the center of a battle to protect the peace. (IMDb). Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. This is a ticketed event. Free tickets will be available at the Circulation Desk 30 minutes before the movie starts. Please arrive early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity of 60 people for our meeting room. Contact Info: Northgate Branch 206-386-1980 or Ask a Librarian. Cost: FREE. Monday, November 24, 2014, 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM.

Game On!

The Seattle Public Library Where: High Point Branch. Room Location: Meeting Room. Event provided by: The Seattle Public Library. Audience: Teens. Language: English. Summary: Come to the Library for board games and open play on the Kinect and Wii. For tweens and teens. Description: Grab a Red Vine, dance to the Kinect, drive yourself crazy on MarioKart or beat Ken the librarian in Kinect Track and Field! Whether you are a gaming expert or newbie: here is your chance to get some game time, meet other gamers and hear about great Library programs. Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Contact Info: High Point Branch 206-684-7454 or Ask a Librarian. Cost: FREE. Monday, November 24, 2014, 3:00 PM – 5:00 PM.

Library Play Time

The Seattle Public Library Where: Magnolia Branch. Room Location: Meeting Room. Event provided by: The Seattle Public Library. Audience: Children. Language: English. Summary: Bring your children to the Library to play, read and meet other families. Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Contact Info: Magnolia Branch 206-386-4225 or Ask a Librarian. Cost: FREE. Monday, November 24, 2014, 3:00 PM – 5:00 PM.

Detective Cookie's Urban Youth Chess Club

The Seattle Public Library Where: Rainier Beach Branch. Room Location: Meeting Room. Event provided by: The Seattle Public Library. 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: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. This urban chess club has been ongoing since February 2007. New members are always welcome. Contact Info: Rainier Beach Branch 206-386-1906 or Ask a Librarian. Cost: FREE. Monday, November 24, 2014, 3:30 PM – 5:00 PM.

Math Buddies

The Seattle Public Library Where: NewHolly Branch. Room Location: Children's Area. Event provided by: The Seattle Public Library. 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. Description: Play math games and get better at math with a high school Buddy. This is a first come-first served, drop-in program for children grades K-5. Each buddy session will last 30-40 minutes. Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Contact Info: NewHolly Branch 206-386-1905 or Ask a Librarian. Cost: FREE. Monday, November 24, 2014, 3:30 PM – 5:30 PM.

Homework Help

The Seattle Public Library Where: Douglass-Truth Branch. Event provided by: The Seattle Public Library. 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. Cost: FREE. Monday, November 24, 2014, 3:30 PM – 7:30 PM.

Homework Help

The Seattle Public Library Where: Northgate Branch. Room Location: Study Room. Event provided by: The Seattle Public Library. Audience: Children. Teens. Adults. 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: Northgate Branch 206-386-1980 or Ask a Librarian. Contact: Rachael Bohn. Cost: FREE. Monday, November 24, 2014, 4:00 PM – 7:30 PM.

Homework Help

The Seattle Public Library Where: Delridge Branch. Event provided by: The Seattle Public Library. 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: Delridge Branch 206-733-9125 or Ask a Librarian. Cost: FREE. Monday, November 24, 2014, 4:00 PM – 7:30 PM.

Homework Help

The Seattle Public Library Where: Beacon Hill Branch. Event provided by: The Seattle Public Library. 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. Cost: FREE. Monday, November 24, 2014, 4:00 PM – 7:45 PM.

Seattle Public Theater Youth Presents "Open Carry"

Seattle Area Seattle Public Theater (SPT) Youth presents OPEN CARRY, a world-premiere play commissioned especially for SPT’s Youth Program from local playwright Scot Augustson that takes a whimsical look at our constitutional right to bear arms by asking, “What if those arms were actually tigers?” Ensemble features actors in grades 5-8. 2 p.m. Nov. 8, 4 p.m. Nov. 9. Admission to all Youth performances is free to the community. Donations are encouraged to support SPT’s Theater Youth Program and to offer student tuition assistance. Performance Type: Theater. Age recommendation: All ages. Cost: FREE. Pre-register: No. Phone: 206-524-1300. Email: pr@seattlepublictheater.org. Monday, November 24, 2014, 4:00 PM – 5:00 PM. Seattle Public Theater at the Bathhouse 7312 W. Greenlake Drive N. Seattle WA 98103.

After School Program

The Seattle Public Library Where: Broadview Branch. Event provided by: The Seattle Public Library. Audience: Children. Teens. ESL. Language: English, Soomaali, አማርኛ. Summary: Volunteers from Horn of Africa Services will assist you with homework, with the exception of school holidays. Description: The After School Program provides homework assistance in a supportive environment on a drop-in basis. Volunteers serve all youth in grades K-12. These volunteers are especially good at helping new English speakers. Please note that while the After School Program 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. Translation: ትካል ወለንተኛታት ቀርኒ ኣፍሪቃ፣ ንተማሃሮ ብዘይ ዝኾነ ቖጸራ፣ ናይ ዕዮ ገዛ ሓገዝ ከምዝህብ ክንሕብረኩም ንፈቱ። Dad lacag la’aan ka caawiniya ardayda shaqada guriga oo kasocdo Horn of Africa ayaa jira. More Options: Homework Help for Children Homework Help for Teens. Contact Info: Broadview Branch 206-684-7519 or Ask a Librarian. Cost: FREE. Monday, November 24, 2014, 4:30 PM – 6:00 PM.

Homework Help

The Seattle Public Library Where: Lake City Branch. Event provided by: The Seattle Public Library. 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: Lake City Branch 206-684-7518 or Ask a Librarian. Contact: Nancy G. Cost: FREE. Monday, November 24, 2014, 4:30 PM – 7:30 PM.

Free Trial Spanish Language Class

Seattle Area Considering language classes for your child? Then come to Sponge to try a class for free - to register, email info@spongeschool.com. Our teachers are native speakers who use music, art, drama, and play to make learning a language fun! Age recommendation: Elementary School. Cost: FREE. Pre-register: Yes. Email: info@spongeschool.com. Monday, November 24, 2014, 4:30 PM – 6:00 PM. Sponge 3107 S. Day St. Seattle WA 98144.

Homework Help

The Seattle Public Library Where: Columbia Branch. Room Location: The Weiland Family Meeting Room. Event provided by: The Seattle Public Library. 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: Columbia Branch 206-386-1908 or Ask a Librarian. Cost: FREE. Monday, November 24, 2014, 5:00 PM – 7:00 PM.

Korean Story Time

Seattle Area Enjoy stories, songs, rhymes, and activities in Korean! For Korean-speaking children ages 2 to 6 and their families, or those interested in the language. Cost: FREE. Age recommendation: Toddler. Preschool. Phone: 206-362-7550. Pre-register: No. Monday, November 24, 2014, 5:00 PM – 5:30 PM. Shoreline Library 345 N.E. 175th St. Shoreline WA 98155. For more info visit www.kcls.org.

Homework Help

The Seattle Public Library Where: Rainier Beach Branch. Room Location: Meeting Room. Event provided by: The Seattle Public Library. 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: Rainier Beach Branch 206-386-1906 or Ask a Librarian. Cost: FREE. Monday, November 24, 2014, 5:30 PM – 7:30 PM.

Homework Help

The Seattle Public Library Where: South Park Branch. Event provided by: The Seattle Public Library. 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. Cost: FREE. Monday, November 24, 2014, 6:00 PM – 7:45 PM.

Homework Help

The Seattle Public Library Where: Broadview Branch. Event provided by: The Seattle Public Library. 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. Cost: FREE. Monday, November 24, 2014, 6:00 PM – 7:45 PM.

Homework Help

The Seattle Public Library Where: NewHolly Branch. Room Location: Meeting Room. Event provided by: The Seattle Public Library. 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: NewHolly Branch 206-386-1905 or Ask a Librarian. Cost: FREE. Monday, November 24, 2014, 6:00 PM – 7:30 PM.

Bow-Wows and Books

The Seattle Public Library Where: Northgate Branch. Event provided by: The Seattle Public Library. Audience: Children. Teens. Language: English. Summary: Practice your reading with certified reading dogs. Description: Practice reading with a new friend who is warm, friendly, and a perfect listener! Certified therapy dogs and their handlers join young readers to read one-on-one in a relaxing and nonjudgmental environment. Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Contact Info: Northgate Branch 206-386-1980 or Ask a Librarian. Cost: FREE. Monday, November 24, 2014, 6:30 PM – 7:30 PM.

Baby Story Time

The Seattle Public Library Where: Green Lake Branch. Room Location: Mary Alice Cooley Meeting Room. Event provided by: The Seattle Public Library. Audience: Children. Language: English. Summary: It is baby story time at the Green Lake Branch! Bring your infant (0 - 12 months) to enjoy knee dangles, tummy tickles, rhymes and fun with our children's librarian. Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Story times are some of our most popular events! Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. More Children's Programs: http://www.spl.org/audiences/children/chi-calendar-of-events. Contact Info: Green Lake Branch 206-684-7547 or Ask a Librarian. Cost: FREE. Monday, November 24, 2014, 6:30 PM – 7:00 PM.

Family Story Time

The Seattle Public Library Where: High Point Branch. Room Location: Meeting Room. Event provided by: The Seattle Public Library. 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. 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. Cost: FREE. Monday, November 24, 2014, 6:30 PM – 7:15 PM.

Pajama Story Time

The Seattle Public Library Where: Queen Anne Branch. Event provided by: The Seattle Public Library. 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! 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. Cost: FREE. Monday, November 24, 2014, 6:45 PM – 7:15 PM.

Evening Preschool Story Time

Seattle Area Put on your PJs and enjoy stories, rhymes, music and movement. Lots of wiggling and giggling guaranteed! This is a great way to get your child ready to read. Cost: FREE. Age recommendation: Toddler. Preschool. Phone: 206-362-7550. Pre-register: No. Monday, November 24, 2014, 7:00 PM – 7:30 PM. Shoreline Library 345 N.E. 175th St. Shoreline WA 98155. For more info visit www.kcls.org.

Gingerbread Village

Seattle Area Seattle architectural firms, trade associations and Sheraton Seattle culinary staff team up to design, bake and build fantastic gingerbread creations. 24 hours daily Nov. 25 through Jan. 5. FREE, donations accepted for Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation. Age recommendation: All ages. Cost: FREE. Pre-register: No. Phone: 206-621-9000. Tuesday, November 25, 2014. Sheraton Seattle Hotel lobby 1400 Sixth Ave. Seattle WA 98101. For more info visit www.gingerbreadvillage.org.

Salmon SEEson Salmon Watching

Eastside Don't miss this chance to see little red kokanee, a special salmon species that is a smaller relative of sockeye. Kokanee spend their whole lives in freshwater streams and lakes. These native fish can sometimes be seen near Lake Sammamish. Self-guided location are Ebright Creek at the East Lake Sammamish Trail in Sammamish or Lewis Creek at 185th Place S.E. in Issaquah. Age recommendation: All ages. Cost: FREE. Pre-register: No. Phone: 206-477-4746. Tuesday, November 25, 2014. Ebright Creek at East Lake Sammamish Trail Sammamish WA 98075. For more info visit www.govlink.org.

Reindeer Festival

Seattle Area Visit reindeer Dasher and Blitzen, and Curly the camel at Swanson’s Nursery, plus see a model train layout. 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. through Dec. 24. Age recommendation: All ages. Cost: FREE. Phone: 206-782-2543. Tuesday, November 25, 2014, 9:00 AM – 6:00 PM. Swanson's Nursery 9701 15th Ave. N.W. Seattle WA 98117. For more info visit swansonsnursery.com.

Toddler Time

Seattle Area From dressing up like a wolf eel to fish-print painting and water play with ocean animal toys, Toddler Time will keep even the busiest of bodies engaged and entertained. A myriad of developmentally age-appropriate, hands-on activities await for tots to explore. Toddler Time takes place in our classrooms on select Mondays and Tuesdays, September through February. Drop in for any length of time between 9:30 a.m. and noon. Ages 5 and younger; must be accompanied by an adult. Included with admission. $21.95, $14.95 ages 4 to 12, free ages 3 and younger. 2014/2015 Toddler Time dates: September 15, 16, 22 and 23 October 6, 7, 13 and 14 November 3, 4, 24 and 25 December 1, 2, 8 and 9 January 12, 13, 26 and 27 February 9, 10, 23 and 24. Age recommendation: Infant. Toddler. Cost: FREE. Pre-register: No. Phone: 206-386-4300. Tuesday, November 25, 2014, 9:30 AM – 12:00 PM. Seattle Aquarium 1483 Alaskan Way Seattle WA 98101. For more info visit www.seattleaquarium.org.

Vacation Week Fun!

The Seattle Public Library Where: Central Library. Room Location: Level 1 - Faye G. Allen Children’s Center. Event provided by: The Seattle Public Library. Audience: Children. Language: English. Summary: Wondering what to do when school's out Thanksgiving week? Drop in at the Children's Center for a hands-on activity. Description: Today we'll work on autumn crafts! Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Contact Info: *Central Library Children's Desk 206-386-4675 or Ask a Librarian. Cost: FREE. Tuesday, November 25, 2014, 10:00 AM – 2:00 PM.

Explore The Grinch

Seattle Area How the Grinch Stole Christmas the Musical is coming to The Paramount! Dr. Seuss is a favorite here at the Museum, so how could we not explore the story of The Grinch and his heart that is "two sizes too small"? Join us for activities and programs focused on The Grinch, his heart and feelings. Included with admission. $8.25, $7.25 grandparents, $7 active military, free younger than 12 months. Age recommendation: Infant. Toddler. Preschool. Elementary School. Cost: Fee. Phone: 206-441-1768. Tuesday, November 25, 2014, 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM. Seattle Children's Museum 305 Harrison St. Seattle WA 98109. For more info visit thechildrensmuseum.org.

Family Nature Class

Seattle Area The UWBG Fiddleheads Family Nature Classes are weekly outdoor classes for preschool age children (ages 2 to 5) and their caregivers. Each week's classes focus on a different science and nature related theme, and class time includes sensory exploration, hiking outdoors, a game, story time and art. $18 child/caregiver(s), discounted rate for registering for 6 or more classes. Pre-registration is required. Age recommendation: Toddler. Preschool. Cost: Fee. Pre-register: Yes. Phone: 206-685-8033. Email: uwbgeduc@uw.edu. Tuesday, November 25, 2014, 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM. Washington Park Arboretum 2300 Arboretum Drive Seattle WA 98112. For more info visit depts.washington.edu.

Polar Plaza

South Sound Tacoma’s only covered, open-air ice rink. Various dates and times through Jan. 11. $4 to $8, $2 skate rental. Age recommendation: All ages. Cost: Fee. Phone: 253-272-4258. Tuesday, November 25, 2014, 10:00 AM – 10:00 PM. Tollefson Plaza 1701 Pacific Ave. Tacoma WA 98402. For more info visit www.polarplaza.com.

Toddler Story Time

The Seattle Public Library Where: Douglass-Truth Branch. Room Location: The Gayton Family Meeting Room. Event provided by: The Seattle Public Library. Audience: Children. Language: English. Summary: It is Toddler Story Time at the Douglass-Truth Branch! Bring your toddlers (ages 1 year-3 years old) to enjoy stories, rhymes, songs and fun with our children's librarian, Ms. Mynique! Then stay and play with our age-appropriate toys and blocks! 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. Cost: FREE. Tuesday, November 25, 2014, 10:30 AM – 12:00 PM.

Toddler Story Time

The Seattle Public Library Where: West Seattle Branch. Room Location: Meeting Room. Event provided by: The Seattle Public Library. Audience: Children. Language: English. Summary: It is story time at the West Seattle Branch! Bring your preschoolers and toddlers to enjoy stories, rhymes, songs and fun with our children's librarian. For children ages 2 - 3 years. 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. Cost: FREE. Tuesday, November 25, 2014, 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. Event provided by: The Seattle Public Library. Audience: Children. Language: English. Summary: It is story time at the Beacon Hill Library! Bring your toddlers to enjoy stories, rhymes, songs and fun with our children's librarian. 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. Cost: FREE. Tuesday, November 25, 2014, 10:30 AM – 11:00 AM.

Baby Story Time

The Seattle Public Library Where: Southwest Branch. Room Location: Meeting Room. Event provided by: The Seattle Public Library. 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. 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. Cost: FREE. Tuesday, November 25, 2014, 10:30 AM – 11:00 AM.

Kaleidoscope play & learn

The Seattle Public Library Where: Rainier Beach Branch. Room Location: Meeting Room. Event provided by: The Seattle Public Library. Audience: Children. Language: English. Summary: The Kaleidoscope play & learn group provides a fun and age-appropriate learning environment for children ages birth to 5. Description: Children listen to stories, sing songs, and do simple arts and crafts with their caregivers during the group time. There is also play time for children to explore various toys and play activities. Schedule: 10:30 a.m. - Free play and circle time for children & caregivers 11:30 a.m. - Caregivers are encouraged to bring a lunch or snack and eat together while children play This group helps prepare children for preschool and kindergarten learning environments, as well as building relationship with othe… 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. Cost: FREE. Tuesday, November 25, 2014, 10:30 AM – 12:00 PM.

Preschool Story Time

The Seattle Public Library Where: Northeast Branch. Room Location: Meeting Room. Event provided by: The Seattle Public Library. 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. 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. Cost: FREE. Tuesday, November 25, 2014, 10:30 AM – 11:00 AM.

Free Trial Spanish Language Class

Seattle Area Considering language classes for your child? Then come to Sponge to try a class for free - to register, email info@spongeschool.com. Our teachers are native speakers who use music, art, drama, and play to make learning a language fun! Age recommendation: Infant. Toddler. Preschool. Cost: FREE. Pre-register: Yes. Email: info@spongeschool.com. Tuesday, November 25, 2014, 10:30 AM – 11:30 AM. Sponge 3107 S. Day St. Seattle WA 98144.

Grupo de Juego en Español/Spanish Playgroup

Seattle Area ¡Venga para jugar, leer, y cantar en español! Este grupo es para niños que tienen 0 a 5 años y sus padres o otras personas que los cuidan. Se necesita llenar una hoja de registración en su primera vez. Come to play, read, and sing in Spanish! This group is for children birth through 5 years old and their parents or caregivers. All levels of Spanish are welcome. First time families will need to fill out a registration form. Age recommendation: Infant. Toddler. Preschool. Cost: FREE. Pre-register: No. Phone: 206-694-6849. Email: saraht@familyworksseattle.org. Tuesday, November 25, 2014, 11:00 AM – 12:30 PM. FamilyWorks 1501 N. 45th St. Seattle WA 98103.

Story Time

Seattle Area Top Ten Toys invites children of all ages and their parents to enjoy a dynamic reading time with one of our staff members every Tuesday at 11 a.m. and again at 1 p.m. Age recommendation: All ages. Cost: FREE. Pre-register: No. Phone: 206-782-0098. Email: toptentoys@msn.com. Tuesday, November 25, 2014, 11:00 AM – 1:00 PM. Top Ten Toys 120 N. 85th St. Seattle WA 98103.

Hora de cuentos! (Spanish Story Time)

The Seattle Public Library Where: Northgate Branch. Event provided by: The Seattle Public Library. 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. 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. Cost: FREE. Tuesday, November 25, 2014, 11:30 AM – 12:00 PM.

Free Trial Spanish Language Class

Seattle Area Considering language classes for your child? Then come to Sponge to try a class for free - to register, email info@spongeschool.com. Our teachers are native speakers who use music, art, drama, and play to make learning a language fun! Age recommendation: Preschool. Elementary School. Cost: FREE. Pre-register: Yes. Email: info@spongeschool.com. Tuesday, November 25, 2014, 11:30 AM – 12:30 PM. Sponge 3107 S. Day St. Seattle WA 98144.

Baby Story Time

The Seattle Public Library Submitter:  Pat Kelly pat.kelly@spl.org Nov 18 occurance was deleted per email from Cikeithia - 8/12. Where: Central Library. Room Location: Level 1 - Anne Marie Gault Story Hour Room. Event provided by: The Seattle Public Library. Audience: Children. Language: English. Summary: It is baby story time at the Central Library! Bring your babies (ages 0-12 months) to enjoy stories, rhymes, songs and fun with our children's librarian. More Children's Programs: http://www.spl.org/audiences/children/chi-calendar-of-events. Contact Info: *Central Library 206-386-4636 or Ask a Librarian. Cost: FREE. Tuesday, November 25, 2014, 12:00 PM – 12:30 PM.

Teen Space

The Seattle Public Library Where: Douglass-Truth Branch. Room Location: The Gayton Family Meeting Room. Event provided by: The Seattle Public Library. Audience: Teens. Language: English. Summary: Play games, hang out, eat snacks and make new friends after school every Tuesday at Douglass-Truth Library. Description: Drop in to the Teen Space for a new activity every week, including board and video games, crafts, and learning activities in a space reserved just for ages 12-19. Bring a friend; we'll bring the snacks and supplies. Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Contact Info: Douglass-Truth Branch 206-684-4704 or Ask a Librarian. Cost: FREE. Tuesday, November 25, 2014, 3:00 PM – 6:00 PM.

Early Dismissal Extravaganza

The Seattle Public Library Where: Lake City Branch. Room Location: Meeting Room. Event provided by: The Seattle Public Library. Audience: Children. Teens. Language: English. Summary: Children and teens and their adults are invited to enjoy fun activities for all ages on this early dismissal day for Seattle Public Schools. Enjoy arts and crafts, science and more! 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. Cost: FREE. Tuesday, November 25, 2014, 3:00 PM – 5:00 PM.

Homework Help

The Seattle Public Library Where: Douglass-Truth Branch. Event provided by: The Seattle Public Library. 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. Cost: FREE. Tuesday, November 25, 2014, 3:30 PM – 7:30 PM.

Drop in Chess

The Seattle Public Library Where: High Point Branch. Room Location: Meeting Room. Event provided by: The Seattle Public Library. 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. Cost: FREE. Tuesday, November 25, 2014, 4:00 PM – 5:30 PM.

Homework Help

The Seattle Public Library Where: Northgate Branch. Room Location: Study Room. Event provided by: The Seattle Public Library. Audience: Children. Teens. Adults. 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: Northgate Branch 206-386-1980 or Ask a Librarian. Contact: Rachael Bohn. Cost: FREE. Tuesday, November 25, 2014, 4:00 PM – 7:30 PM.

Homework Help

The Seattle Public Library Where: Delridge Branch. Event provided by: The Seattle Public Library. 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: Delridge Branch 206-733-9125 or Ask a Librarian. Cost: FREE. Tuesday, November 25, 2014, 4:00 PM – 7:30 PM.

Homework Help

The Seattle Public Library Where: Beacon Hill Branch. Event provided by: The Seattle Public Library. 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. Cost: FREE. Tuesday, November 25, 2014, 4:00 PM – 7:45 PM.

Homework Help

The Seattle Public Library Where: South Park Branch. Event provided by: The Seattle Public Library. 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. Cost: FREE. Tuesday, November 25, 2014, 4:00 PM – 7:45 PM.

Seattle Public Theater Youth Presents "Open Carry"

Seattle Area Seattle Public Theater (SPT) Youth presents OPEN CARRY, a world-premiere play commissioned especially for SPT’s Youth Program from local playwright Scot Augustson that takes a whimsical look at our constitutional right to bear arms by asking, “What if those arms were actually tigers?” Ensemble features actors in grades 5-8. 2 p.m. Nov. 8, 4 p.m. Nov. 9. Admission to all Youth performances is free to the community. Donations are encouraged to support SPT’s Theater Youth Program and to offer student tuition assistance. Performance Type: Theater. Age recommendation: All ages. Cost: FREE. Pre-register: No. Phone: 206-524-1300. Email: pr@seattlepublictheater.org. Tuesday, November 25, 2014, 4:00 PM – 5:00 PM. Seattle Public Theater at the Bathhouse 7312 W. Greenlake Drive N. Seattle WA 98103.

Homework Help

The Seattle Public Library Where: Lake City Branch. Event provided by: The Seattle Public Library. 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: Lake City Branch 206-684-7518 or Ask a Librarian. Contact: Nancy G. Cost: FREE. Tuesday, November 25, 2014, 4:30 PM – 7:30 PM.

Homework Help

The Seattle Public Library Where: Columbia Branch. Room Location: The Weiland Family Meeting Room. Event provided by: The Seattle Public Library. 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: Columbia Branch 206-386-1908 or Ask a Librarian. Cost: FREE. Tuesday, November 25, 2014, 5:00 PM – 7:00 PM.

SAT Drop-In

The Seattle Public Library Where: Northeast Branch. Event provided by: The Seattle Public Library. Audience: Teens. Language: English. Summary: Drop-in is a dedicated weekly time when teens studying for SAT can come in, study with others and utilize books and practice tests. Snacks will be provided. Description: This study time will be held in the Quiet Study area of the library. Teens will not be expected to be silent during the drop-in. Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Contact Info: Northeast Branch 206-684-7539 or Ask a Librarian. Cost: FREE. Tuesday, November 25, 2014, 5:30 PM – 7:30 PM.

Homework Help

The Seattle Public Library Where: Rainier Beach Branch. Room Location: Meeting Room. Event provided by: The Seattle Public Library. 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: Rainier Beach Branch 206-386-1906 or Ask a Librarian. Cost: FREE. Tuesday, November 25, 2014, 5:30 PM – 7:30 PM.

Homework Help

The Seattle Public Library Where: Broadview Branch. Event provided by: The Seattle Public Library. 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. Cost: FREE. Tuesday, November 25, 2014, 6:00 PM – 7:45 PM.

¡Hora de cuentos! (Spanish Family Story Time)

The Seattle Public Library Where: South Park Branch. Event provided by: The Seattle Public Library. 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. Notes: Los programas de la biblioteca son gratuitos. Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Story times are some of our most popular events! Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Translation: Children and their families are invited to enjoy stories, rhymes, songs and fun in Spanish with our storyteller Xiomara Melgar. 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. Cost: FREE. Tuesday, November 25, 2014, 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. Event provided by: The Seattle Public Library. Audience: Children. Language: Soomaali. Summary: Fadlan Keen Caruurtaada Si Ay U Qaataan Waqti Xiiso leh, Iyo Sheeko Xariiro Ku Bixi Doonta Afka Soomaaliaga. (It is Somali Story Time at the NewHolly Branch! Bring your children to enjoy stories, rhymes and fun in Somali!). 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. Cost: FREE. Tuesday, November 25, 2014, 6:30 PM – 7:00 PM.

Spanish Story Time

Seattle Area Join popular performer Marco Cortes and his guitar for stories, songs and activities in Spanish! For children who speak Spanish and those interested in the language. Ages 3 to 6 and families. Cost: FREE. Age recommendation: Toddler. Preschool. Phone: 206-362-7550. Pre-register: No. Tuesday, November 25, 2014, 6:30 PM – 7:00 PM. Shoreline Library 345 N.E. 175th St. Shoreline WA 98155. For more info visit www.kcls.org.

Pajama Story Time

The Seattle Public Library Where: University Branch. Room Location: Meeting Room. Event provided by: The Seattle Public Library. 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. 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. Cost: FREE. Tuesday, November 25, 2014, 6:45 PM – 7:15 PM.

Pajama Story Time

The Seattle Public Library Where: Ballard Branch. Event provided by: The Seattle Public Library. Audience: Children. Language: English. Summary: Come to the Ballard Branch for an evening of stories, songs and a simple crafts. For families. This program is aimed at children aged 2 years and older. 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: Ballard Branch 206-684-4089 or Ask a Librarian. Cost: FREE. Tuesday, November 25, 2014, 6:45 PM – 7:30 PM.

Family Story Time

The Seattle Public Library Where: Delridge Branch. Event provided by: The Seattle Public Library. 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. 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. Cost: FREE. Tuesday, November 25, 2014, 7:00 PM – 7:30 PM.

A Christmas Story: The Musical

Seattle Area Young Ralphie wants nothing more than a BB gun for Christmas in this charming, funny show based on the 1983 film. Rated PG. Various dates and times through Dec. 30. $29 to $130. Performance Type: Theater. Age recommendation: Elementary School. Middle School. High School. Cost: Fee. Phone: 206-625-1900. Tuesday, November 25, 2014, 7:30 PM. 5th Avenue Theatre 1308 Fifth Ave. Seattle WA 98101. For more info visit www.5thavenue.org.

Pride and Prejudice

Seattle Area Book-It Repertory brings Jane Austen’s beloved comedy of manners and courtship to the stage. Various dates and times through Dec. 28. $25 to $60. Performance Type: Theater. Age recommendation: Elementary School. Middle School. High School. Cost: Fee. Phone: 206-216-0833. Tuesday, November 25, 2014, 7:30 PM – 10:00 PM. Center Theatre at Seattle Center Armory 305 Harrison St. Seattle WA 98109. For more info visit book-it.secure.force.com.