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Toddler Time at SkyMania

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

Evergreen State Fair

North Sound Old-fashioned fair features animals, carnival, concerts, music, rodeo (Sept. 2-4), food, contests and exhibits. 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. through Sept. 4, 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Sept. 5. $12, $8 seniors and ages 6 to 15, free ages 5 and younger and ages 90 and older, other packages and discounts available. All admissions discounted Sept. 5. $10 parking. Age recommendation: All ages. Cost: Fee. Phone: 360-805-6700. Tuesday, August 30, 2016, 10:00 AM – 10:00 PM. Evergreen State Fairgrounds 14405 179th Ave. S.E. Monroe WA 98272. For more info visit www.evergreenfair.org.

Preschool Story Time

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

Toddler Story Time with Ms. Mynique!

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

StoryTime for Kids

Seattle Area Join us at our U District store for dramatic readings of the best in new and classic kids books. You bring the kids, and we'll provide the activities and entertainment. StoryTime for Kids is ideal for ages 3 to 7. Age recommendation: Toddler. Preschool. Elementary School. Cost: FREE. Phone: 206-634-3400. Tuesday, August 30, 2016, 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM. University Book Store 4326 University Way N.E. Seattle WA 98105. For more info visit www.bookstore.washington.edu.

Kids Club Entertainment Series

South Sound July 5: Cowboy Buck and Elizabeth July 12: Cap'n Arr July 19: Son of Reptile Man July 26: Rowdee Referees Aug. 2: The Brian Waite Band Aug. 9: Alex Zerbe Aug. 16: Last Leaf Theater Aug. 23: Ian Dobson Aug. 30: Touch-a-Truck. Performance Type: Music. Age recommendation: Infant. Toddler. Preschool. Elementary School. Cost: FREE. Tuesday, August 30, 2016, 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM. Allan Yorke Park 7302 W Tapps Hwy Bonney Lake WA 98391. For more info visit www.ci.bonney-lake.wa.us.

Kids' Activities at Occidental Square

Seattle Area The Downtown Seattle Association is partnering with the Burke Museum, KidsQuest Museum, Marbles the Brain Store, Pacific Science Center, Sylvan Learning Center and the Woodland Park Zoo to produce a wide range of activities for kids in the heart of the city. Come play noon to 2 p.m. Tuesdays through August. Age recommendation: All ages. Cost: FREE. Tuesday, August 30, 2016, 12:00 PM – 2:00 PM. Occidental Square 117 S. Washington St. Seattle WA 98104. For more info visit www.downtownseattleparks.com.

Kids' Activities at Westlake Park

Seattle Area The Downtown Seattle Association is partnering with the Burke Museum, KidsQuest Museum, Marbles the Brain Store, Pacific Science Center, Sylvan Learning Center and the Woodland Park Zoo to produce a wide range of activities for kids in the heart of the city. Come play noon to 2 p.m. Tuesdays and Wednesdays through August. Age recommendation: All ages. Cost: FREE. Tuesday, August 30, 2016, 12:00 PM – 2:00 PM. Westlake Park 401 Pine St. Seattle WA 98101. For more info visit www.downtownseattleparks.com.

Tall Ships Tour

Eastside Enjoy a self-guided tour aboard the historic tall ships, the Lady Washington and Hawaiian Chieftain. Crew will be in period dress to answer questions. $5. Age recommendation: All ages. Cost: Fee. Pre-register: No. Tuesday, August 30, 2016, 12:00 PM – 5:00 PM. Carillon Point Marina 1200 Carillon Point Kirkland WA 98033. For more info visit www.historicalseaport.org.

Kids Cafe Summer Meal Program

The Seattle Public Library Where: Delridge Branch. Room Location: Meeting Room. Audience: Children. Teens. Language: English. Summary: The Seattle Public Library has partnered with United Way and Food Lifeline to bring healthy and kid friendly foods to where kids in need already live, learn and play. Description: Kids Cafes are located in high need communities, where more than half the students qualify for free and reduced lunches at school. Kids Cafe meals and snacks are specifically selected to appeal to kid’s notoriously picky palates and to meet their special nutritional guidelines. Meals and enrichment activities are available to all youth under 18 years of age. Contact Info: Delridge Branch 206-733-9125 or Ask a Librarian. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Cost: FREE. Event provided by: The Seattle Public Library. Tuesday, August 30, 2016, 12:30 PM – 1:30 PM.

Kids Cafe Summer Meal Program

The Seattle Public Library Where: Green Lake Branch. Room Location: Mary Alice Cooley Meeting Room. Audience: Children. Teens. Language: English. Summary: United Way and Food Lifeline to bring healthy and kid friendly foods to where kids in need already live, learn and play. Description: Kids Cafes are located in high need communities, where more than half the students qualify for free and reduced lunches at school. Kids Cafe meals and snacks are specifically selected to appeal to kid’s notoriously picky palates and to meet their special nutritional guidelines. Meals and enrichment activities are available to all youth under 18 years of age. Contact Info: Green Lake Branch 206-684-7547 or Ask a Librarian. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Cost: FREE. Event provided by: The Seattle Public Library. Tuesday, August 30, 2016, 12:30 PM – 1:30 PM.

Adventure Playground

Eastside Adventure Playground is a one of a kind play area that allows kids to create their own play adventure. Nestled in the wooded forest of Deane’s Children’s Park, children are provided toolboxes, various building supplies, safety items and the freedom to create build-it-yourself play zones with the guidance of staff. Ages 12 and older may play without a parent present if they have a signed permission slip. Open 1 to 4 p.m. Tuesdays through Thursdays and Sundays, through Aug. (closed July 10); Sundays only in Sept. (closed Sept. 4). Donations accepted. Closed-toe shoes required. Age recommendation: Preschool. Elementary School. Middle School. Cost: FREE. Phone: 206-275-7882. Tuesday, August 30, 2016, 1:00 PM – 4:00 PM. Deane's Children's Park 5500 Island Crest Way Mercer Island WA 98040. For more info visit www.mercergov.org.

KidsFirst! Concert Series

Eastside Weekly hour-long performances for kids at a variety of locations in Sammamish.  July 12: Charlie the Noise Guy at Sammamish Commons Plaza July 19: Mike Mike at East Sammamish Park July 26: Jeff Evans Magically Ridiculous Game Show, at Sammamish Commons Plaza Aug. 2: Eric Herman at Sammamish Commons Plaza Aug. 9: Alleyoop at Klahanie Park Aug. 16: Red Yarn’s Gettin’ Fitter with the Critter show at Sammamish Commons Plaza Aug. 23: Toy-Box Trio at East Sammamish Park Aug. 30: Eric Herman and the Thunder Puppies at Klahanie Park. Performance Type: Music. Age recommendation: Infant. Toddler. Preschool. Elementary School. Cost: FREE. Phone: 425-295-0584. Tuesday, August 30, 2016, 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM. Klahanie Park 25000 SE Klahanie Blvd. Issaquah WA 98027. For more info visit www.sammamish.us.

Detective Cookie’s Urban Youth Chess Club

The Seattle Public Library Where: Rainier Beach Branch. Room Location: Meeting Room. Audience: Children. Teens. Adults. Language: English. Summary: Children and teens, ages 7 and up, are invited to join the group. Family and community members are also welcome. Drop by to learn and play chess! Description: This urban chess club has been ongoing since February 2007. New members are always welcome. Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Contact Info: Rainier Beach Branch 206-386-1906 or Ask a Librarian. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Cost: FREE. Event provided by: The Seattle Public Library. Tuesday, August 30, 2016, 3:30 PM – 5:00 PM.

Science Drop-In!

The Seattle Public Library Where: Northeast Branch. Audience: Children. Language: English. Summary: Throw on your lab coat and cackle with glee as you join our Teen Service Learners to play with electric currents, experiment with sound vibrations, trick your senses and more! For grades 1-5. Description: This year's Summer of Learning program "Astounding Tales of Nature!" encourages reading and activities around science, technology, engineering, arts and math. The Library is offering hundreds of free programs all summer long for families, children and teens through Sunday, Sept. 4. Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. More...: http://www.spl.org/audiences/all-ages/summer-of-learning. Contact Info: Northeast Branch 206-684-7539 or Ask a Librarian. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Cost: FREE. Event provided by: The Seattle Public Library. Tuesday, August 30, 2016, 4:00 PM – 5:30 PM.

Drop in Chess

The Seattle Public Library Where: High Point Branch. Room Location: Meeting Room. Audience: Children. Teens. Language: English. Summary: Come play a game of chess! Children and teens are invited to drop by for fun and casual games of chess. Description: All skill levels are welcome. Chess sets and guidance by an adult chess coach will be available. Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Contact Info: High Point Branch 206-684-7454 or Ask a Librarian. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Cost: FREE. Event provided by: The Seattle Public Library. Tuesday, August 30, 2016, 4:30 PM – 5:30 PM.

Wakhtiyo Sheeko oo Soomali ah (Somali Story Time)

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

Academy of Play + Kids’ Club

Seattle Area It’s time to PLAY! Academy of Play is a chance for adults to explore the history, science, and social impact of toys, games, and play. No need to leave the kids at home: the simultaneous Academy of Play Kids’ Club is a chance for youth to build their own toys and connect with Puget Sound's most imaginative creators. For Adults The sign of a good toy is its ability to inspire creativity and imagination. Uncover how three local companies foster creativity through their toys, business, and innovations while at the same time honoring the creative process for all involved. Panelists include Darcy Anderson, Cofounder of Tinkertopia, Adrienne and David Minnery, founders of Manzanita Kids, and Dan Shapiro, Cofounder and CEO of Glowforge. Kids’ Club Science + craft = toys! Learn how to use conductive thread to create a stuffed toy that actually lights up. In this brilliant workshop lead by Pop-Up Science, children will learn about electrical circuits, basic sewing skills, and come away with their very own mini… Age recommendation: Elementary School. Middle School. High School. Cost: Fee. Pre-register: Yes. Phone: 206-324-1126. Email: education@mohai.org. Tuesday, August 30, 2016, 6:30 PM – 8:00 PM. Museum of History & Industry (MOHAI) 860 Terry Ave. N Seattle WA 98103. For more info visit www.mohai.org.

Pajama Story Time

The Seattle Public Library Where: Ballard Branch. Audience: Children. Language: English. Summary: Stop in at the Ballard Branch for an evening of stories, songs, and a simple craft. Aimed at children from age 2 up. For families. Story Time Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Story times are some of our most popular events! Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. More Children's Programs: http://www.spl.org/audiences/children/chi-calendar-of-events. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Cost: FREE. Event provided by: The Seattle Public Library. Tuesday, August 30, 2016, 6:45 PM – 7:30 PM.

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

The Seattle Public Library Where: Beacon Hill Branch. Room Location: Friends of The Seattle Public Library Meeting Room. Audience: Children. Language: English, 中文. Summary: 幼兒樂園裡 孩子們可透過玩遊戲 英文兒歌敎唱 讀故事書 做簡易手工及玩各類玩具等不同的活動方式 達到啟蒙的目的並協助幼兒們提前適應將來入學的環境 且更可幚助幼兒學習到如何與別人分享及相處的經驗。而幼兒的照顧者更可藉此機會與社區內其他幼兒照顧者交換資訊及經驗並拓展人際關係. Description: The Kaleidoscope play & learn group provides a fun and age-appropriate learning environment for 2-5 years old children. Story Time Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Story times are some of our most popular events! Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Translation: Children listen to stories, sing songs and do simple arts and crafts with their caregivers during the group time. There is also play time for children to explore various toys and play activities. Through this group children are being prepared for preschool and kindergarten learning environments, as well as building relationship with other children. Caregivers also build and strengthen connection and communication with their children, and connect with other caregivers in the community. Kaleidoscope pla… More Children's Programs: http://www.spl.org/audiences/children/chi-calendar-of-events. Contact Info: Beacon Hill Branch 206-684-4711 or Ask a Librarian. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Cost: FREE. Event provided by: The Seattle Public Library. Wednesday, August 31, 2016, 10:00 AM – 11:30 AM.

Toddler Tales & Trails

Seattle Area Bring your youngster, ages 2 to 5 on an adventure at Seward Park every Wednesday and Saturday! Start with story time, songs, and fun activities inside, followed by outside exploration along the trails right outside our doors. Walks are easy and less than one mile in length. This program fills on a first come, first served basis - so don't be late! $2 per person. Age recommendation: Toddler. Preschool. Cost: Fee. Phone: 206-652-2444. Email: sewardpark@audubon.org. Wednesday, August 31, 2016, 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM. Seward Park Audubon Center 5902 Lake Washington Blvd. S. Seattle WA 98118. For more info visit sewardpark.audubon.org.

Tall Ships Tour

Eastside Enjoy a self-guided tour aboard the historic tall ships, the Lady Washington and Hawaiian Chieftain. Crew will be in period dress to answer questions. $5. Age recommendation: All ages. Cost: Fee. Pre-register: No. Wednesday, August 31, 2016, 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM. Carillon Point Marina 1200 Carillon Point Kirkland WA 98033. For more info visit www.historicalseaport.org.

Toddler Time at SkyMania

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

Evergreen State Fair

North Sound Old-fashioned fair features animals, carnival, concerts, music, rodeo (Sept. 2-4), food, contests and exhibits. 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. through Sept. 4, 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Sept. 5. $12, $8 seniors and ages 6 to 15, free ages 5 and younger and ages 90 and older, other packages and discounts available. All admissions discounted Sept. 5. $10 parking. Age recommendation: All ages. Cost: Fee. Phone: 360-805-6700. Wednesday, August 31, 2016, 10:00 AM – 10:00 PM. Evergreen State Fairgrounds 14405 179th Ave. S.E. Monroe WA 98272. For more info visit www.evergreenfair.org.

Toddler Story Time

The Seattle Public Library Where: Greenwood Branch. Room Location: Meeting Room. Audience: Children. Language: English. Summary: It is Toddler Story Time at the Greenwood Library! Bring your toddlers to enjoy stories, rhymes, songs and fun with our children's librarian. Description: Toddler Story Time is designed for children ages 1-3. Please arrive early to grab your ticket and ensure your seat. Story Time Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Story times are some of our most popular events! Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. More Children's Programs: http://www.spl.org/audiences/children/chi-calendar-of-events. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Cost: FREE. Event provided by: The Seattle Public Library. Wednesday, August 31, 2016, 10:15 AM – 10:45 AM.

Ice Cream Story Time

The Seattle Public Library Where: Capitol Hill Branch. Room Location: Meeting Room. Audience: Children. Language: English. Summary: It is Ice Cream story time at the Capitol Hill Library! Bring your children ages 2-8 to enjoy stories, rhymes, and the history of ice cream with our librarians. We will make our own ice cream in plastic bags. Story Time Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Story times are some of our most popular events! Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. More Children's Programs: http://www.spl.org/audiences/children/chi-calendar-of-events. Contact Info: Capitol Hill Branch 206-684-4715 or Ask a Librarian. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Cost: FREE. Event provided by: The Seattle Public Library. Wednesday, August 31, 2016, 10:30 AM – 11:00 AM.

Kaleidoscope Play & Learn

The Seattle Public Library Where: Broadview Branch. Room Location: Meeting Room. Audience: Children. Language: English. Summary: Kaleidoscope play & learn offers a chance for children and their families to come play and have a good time. This group is open to children of all abilities, ages 18 months to 5 years old. Description: Children learn and explore through the use of art, music, toys and more. Families learn about their child's development and community resources available to them. Story Time Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Story times are some of our most popular events! Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. More Children's Programs: http://www.spl.org/audiences/children/chi-calendar-of-events. Contact Info: Broadview Branch 206-684-7519 or Ask a Librarian. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Cost: FREE. Event provided by: The Seattle Public Library. Wednesday, August 31, 2016, 10:30 AM – 11:30 AM.

Preschool Story Time

The Seattle Public Library Where: Ballard Branch. Audience: Children. Language: English. Summary: Bring your preschoolers to the Ballard Branch for stories, songs and fingerplays. Story Time Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Story times are some of our most popular events! Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. More Children's Programs: http://www.spl.org/audiences/children/chi-calendar-of-events. Contact Info: Ballard Branch 206-684-4089 or Ask a Librarian. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Cost: FREE. Event provided by: The Seattle Public Library. Wednesday, August 31, 2016, 10:30 AM – 11:00 AM.

Family Story Time

The Seattle Public Library Where: Fremont Branch. Audience: Children. Language: English. Summary: It is story time at the Fremont Branch! Bring your preschoolers and toddlers to enjoy stories, rhymes, songs and fun with our children's librarian. Story Time Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Story times are some of our most popular events! Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. More Children's Programs: http://www.spl.org/audiences/children/chi-calendar-of-events. Contact Info: Fremont Branch 206-684-4084 or Ask a Librarian. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Cost: FREE. Event provided by: The Seattle Public Library. Wednesday, August 31, 2016, 11:00 AM – 11:30 AM.

Seattle Kids Tour

Seattle Area We are offering a private family walking tour for young ages in Downtown Seattle. Though every tour varies a little, our typical rout includes Pike Place Market, Seattle Art Museum, Seattle Central Library and a few fun stops in between. We have more tour times available and are flexible with schedules. Shoot us an email or call, we would love to book you a tour! $100 for a private tour for 2 to 5 people, $150 for 6 to 10 people. Age recommendation: Toddler. Preschool. Elementary School. Middle School. Cost: Fee. Pre-register: Yes. Phone: 206-553-9024. Email: kidsbookings@seattlebyfoot.com. Wednesday, August 31, 2016, 11:00 AM – 1:00 PM. Pike Place Market First Avenue and Pine Street Seattle WA 98101.

StoryTime for Kids

North Sound Join us at our Mill Creek store for dramatic readings of the best in new and classic kids books. You bring the kids, and we'll provide the activities and refreshments. StoryTime for Kids is ideal for ages 3 to 7. Age recommendation: Toddler. Preschool. Cost: FREE. Phone: 425-385-3530. Wednesday, August 31, 2016, 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM. University Book Store 15311 Main St. Mill Creek WA 98012. For more info visit www.bookstore.washington.edu.

Family Story Time

The Seattle Public Library Where: Greenwood Branch. Room Location: Meeting Room. Audience: Children. Language: English. Summary: It is Family Story Time at the Greenwood Library! Bring your preschoolers and toddlers to enjoy stories, rhymes, songs and fun with our children's librarian. Description: Family Story Time is designed for children ages 1-5. Please arrive early to grab your ticket and ensure your seat. Story Time Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Story times are some of our most popular events! Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. More Children's Programs: http://www.spl.org/audiences/children/chi-calendar-of-events. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Cost: FREE. Event provided by: The Seattle Public Library. Wednesday, August 31, 2016, 11:15 AM – 11:45 AM.

Ice Cream Story Time

The Seattle Public Library Where: Capitol Hill Branch. Room Location: Meeting Room. Audience: Children. Language: English. Summary: It is Ice Cream story time at the Capitol Hill Library! Bring your children ages 2-8 to enjoy stories, rhymes, and the history of ice cream with our librarians. We will make our own ice cream in plastic bags. Story Time Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Story times are some of our most popular events! Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. More Children's Programs: http://www.spl.org/audiences/children/chi-calendar-of-events. Contact Info: Capitol Hill Branch 206-684-4715 or Ask a Librarian. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Cost: FREE. Event provided by: The Seattle Public Library. Wednesday, August 31, 2016, 11:15 AM – 11:45 AM.

Toddler Story Time

The Seattle Public Library Where: Magnolia Branch. Room Location: Meeting Room. Audience: Children. Language: English. Summary: It is Toddler Story Time at the Magnolia Branch! Bring your toddlers to enjoy stories, rhymes, songs and fun with our children's librarian. Story Time Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Story times are some of our most popular events! Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. More Children's Programs: http://www.spl.org/audiences/children/chi-calendar-of-events. Contact Info: Magnolia Branch 206-386-4225 or Ask a Librarian. Contact: Amy Faulkner. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Cost: FREE. Event provided by: The Seattle Public Library. Wednesday, August 31, 2016, 11:15 AM – 11:45 AM.

Toddler Story Time

The Seattle Public Library Where: Green Lake Branch. Room Location: Mary Alice Cooley Meeting Room. Audience: Children. Language: English. Summary: It is story time at the Green Lake Branch! Bring your preschoolers and toddlers to enjoy stories, rhymes, songs and fun with our children's librarian. Story Time Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Story times are some of our most popular events! Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. More Children's Programs: http://www.spl.org/audiences/children/chi-calendar-of-events. Contact Info: Green Lake Branch 206-684-7547 or Ask a Librarian. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Cost: FREE. Event provided by: The Seattle Public Library. Wednesday, August 31, 2016, 11:15 AM – 12:15 PM.

Baby Story Time

The Seattle Public Library Where: High Point Branch. Room Location: Meeting Room. Audience: Children. Language: English. Summary: It is story time at the High Point Branch! Bring your babies to enjoy stories, rhymes, songs and fun with our children's librarian. Story Time Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Story times are some of our most popular events! Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. More Children's Programs: http://www.spl.org/audiences/children/chi-calendar-of-events. Contact Info: High Point Branch 206-684-7454 or Ask a Librarian. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Cost: FREE. Event provided by: The Seattle Public Library. Wednesday, August 31, 2016, 11:30 AM – 12:00 PM.

Toddler Story Time

The Seattle Public Library Where: Ballard Branch. Audience: Children. Language: English. Summary: Bring you toddlers to the Ballard Branch for stories, songs, and finger-plays. Story Time Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Story times are some of our most popular events! Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. More Children's Programs: http://www.spl.org/audiences/children/chi-calendar-of-events. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Cost: FREE. Event provided by: The Seattle Public Library. Wednesday, August 31, 2016, 11:30 AM – 12:00 PM.

End-of-Summer Party

The Seattle Public Library Where: Fremont Branch. Audience: Children. Language: English. Summary: Join us for a fun end-of-summer party! Description: Children of all ages and their grownups are invited to celebrate the waning days of summer with art and science activities and crafts. Enjoy popsicles and ice-cream in the, hopefully, sunny weather! Weather permitting, some of the activities will be outside. Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Contact Info: Fremont Branch 206-684-4084 or Ask a Librarian. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Cost: FREE. Event provided by: The Seattle Public Library. Wednesday, August 31, 2016, 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM.

Toddler Story Time

The Seattle Public Library Where: Magnolia Branch. Room Location: Meeting Room. Audience: Children. Language: English. Summary: It is Toddler Story Time at the Magnolia Branch! Bring your toddlers to enjoy stories, rhymes, songs and fun with our children's librarian. Story Time Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Story times are some of our most popular events! Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. More Children's Programs: http://www.spl.org/audiences/children/chi-calendar-of-events. Contact Info: Magnolia Branch 206-386-4225 or Ask a Librarian. Contact: Amy Faulkner. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Cost: FREE. Event provided by: The Seattle Public Library. Wednesday, August 31, 2016, 12:00 PM – 12:30 PM.

Kids' Activities at Westlake Park

Seattle Area The Downtown Seattle Association is partnering with the Burke Museum, KidsQuest Museum, Marbles the Brain Store, Pacific Science Center, Sylvan Learning Center and the Woodland Park Zoo to produce a wide range of activities for kids in the heart of the city. Come play noon to 2 p.m. Tuesdays and Wednesdays through August. Age recommendation: All ages. Cost: FREE. Wednesday, August 31, 2016, 12:00 PM – 2:00 PM. Westlake Park 401 Pine St. Seattle WA 98101. For more info visit www.downtownseattleparks.com.

Kids Cafe Summer Meal Program

The Seattle Public Library Where: Delridge Branch. Room Location: Meeting Room. Audience: Children. Teens. Language: English. Summary: The Seattle Public Library has partnered with United Way and Food Lifeline to bring healthy and kid friendly foods to where kids in need already live, learn and play. Description: Kids Cafes are located in high need communities, where more than half the students qualify for free and reduced lunches at school. Kids Cafe meals and snacks are specifically selected to appeal to kid’s notoriously picky palates and to meet their special nutritional guidelines. Meals and enrichment activities are available to all youth under 18 years of age. Contact Info: Delridge Branch 206-733-9125 or Ask a Librarian. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Cost: FREE. Event provided by: The Seattle Public Library. Wednesday, August 31, 2016, 12:30 PM – 1:30 PM.

Baby Story Time

The Seattle Public Library Where: Northeast Branch. Room Location: Meeting Room. Audience: Children. Language: English. Summary: It is baby story time at the Northeast Branch! Bring your infants 0-12 months to enjoy stories, rhymes, songs and fun with our children's librarian. Story Time Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Story times are some of our most popular events! Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. More Children's Programs: http://www.spl.org/audiences/children/chi-calendar-of-events. Contact Info: Northeast Branch 206-684-7539 or Ask a Librarian. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Cost: FREE. Event provided by: The Seattle Public Library. Wednesday, August 31, 2016, 12:30 PM – 1:00 PM.

Baby Story Time with Ms. Mynique

The Seattle Public Library Where: Douglass-Truth Branch. Room Location: The Gayton Family Meeting Room. Audience: Children. Language: English. Summary: It is story time at the Douglass-Truth Branch! Bring your infants to enjoy stories, bounces, songs and fun with our children's librarian, Ms. Mynique! Then stay and play with soft toys and blocks! Story Time Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Story times are some of our most popular events! Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. More Children's Programs: http://www.spl.org/audiences/children/chi-calendar-of-events. Contact Info: Douglass-Truth Branch 206-684-4704 or Ask a Librarian. Contact: Mynique Adams. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Cost: FREE. Event provided by: The Seattle Public Library. Wednesday, August 31, 2016, 1:00 PM – 1:45 PM.

Adventure Playground

Eastside Adventure Playground is a one of a kind play area that allows kids to create their own play adventure. Nestled in the wooded forest of Deane’s Children’s Park, children are provided toolboxes, various building supplies, safety items and the freedom to create build-it-yourself play zones with the guidance of staff. Ages 12 and older may play without a parent present if they have a signed permission slip. Open 1 to 4 p.m. Tuesdays through Thursdays and Sundays, through Aug. (closed July 10); Sundays only in Sept. (closed Sept. 4). Donations accepted. Closed-toe shoes required. Age recommendation: Preschool. Elementary School. Middle School. Cost: FREE. Phone: 206-275-7882. Wednesday, August 31, 2016, 1:00 PM – 4:00 PM. Deane's Children's Park 5500 Island Crest Way Mercer Island WA 98040. For more info visit www.mercergov.org.

Game On!

The Seattle Public Library Where: High Point Branch. Audience: Teens. Language: English. Summary: Come to the Library for board games and open play on the Xbox Kinect and Wii. For grades 6-12. Description: This year's Summer of Learning program "Astounding Tales of Nature!" encourages reading and activities around science, technology, engineering, arts and math. The Library is offering hundreds of free programs all summer long for families, children and teens through Sunday, Sept. 4. Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. More...: http://www.spl.org/audiences/all-ages/summer-of-learning. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Cost: FREE. Event provided by: The Seattle Public Library. Wednesday, August 31, 2016, 2:00 PM – 5:00 PM.

End of Summer Celebration!

The Seattle Public Library Where: Northeast Branch. Room Location: Meeting Room. Audience: Children. Teens. Adults. Language: English. Summary: You are invited to a fabulous party to celebrate the end of summer. Description: Join us for a neighborhood scavenger hunt, games, food, fun, and drawings for exciting prizes. All ages welcome. Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Contact Info: Northeast Branch 206-684-7539 or Ask a Librarian. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Cost: FREE. Event provided by: The Seattle Public Library. Wednesday, August 31, 2016, 3:00 PM – 6:00 PM.

Wakhtiyo Sheeko oo Soomali ah (Somali Story Time

The Seattle Public Library Where: High Point Branch. Room Location: Meeting Room. Audience: Children. Language: Soomaali. Summary: Fadlan Keen Caruurtaada Si Ay U Qaataan Waqti Xiiso leh, Iyo Sheeko Xariiro Ku Bixi Doonta Afka Soomaaliaga. Story Time Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Story times are some of our most popular events! Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Translation: It is Somali story time at the High Point Branch! Bring your children to enjoy stories, rhymes and fun in Somali. More Children's Programs: http://www.spl.org/audiences/children/chi-calendar-of-events. Contact Info: High Point Branch 206-684-7454 or Ask a Librarian. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Cost: FREE. Event provided by: The Seattle Public Library. Wednesday, August 31, 2016, 5:00 PM – 5:30 PM.

Bat Trek

Seattle Area Our guided Bat Trek features a presentation on bats of the Pacific Northwest and a guided walk to locate and identify these creatures of the night with the setting sun as our backdrop. We'll observe  and listen for local bats in their natural habitat, flitting through the trees and skimming over the water as they devour a bounty of flying insects. It's a fantastic way to explore this magical piece of our local urban environment. No pets, please. Ages 8 and older. $5. Age recommendation: Elementary School. Middle School. High School. Cost: Fee. Pre-register: Yes. Phone: 206-652-2444 ext. 100. Wednesday, August 31, 2016, 8:30 PM – 10:30 PM. Seward Park Audubon Center 5902 Lake Washington Blvd. S. Seattle WA 98118. For more info visit www.brownpapertickets.com.

FREE Burke Museum

Seattle Area The Burke Museum is FREE and open 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. first Thursdays. Age recommendation: All ages. Cost: FREE. Pre-register: No. Phone: 206-543-5590. Thursday, September 1, 2016, 10:00 AM – 8:00 PM. Burke Museum 4500 15th Ave. N.E. Seattle WA 98105. For more info visit www.burkemuseum.org.

FREE Museum of History and Industry

Seattle Area Museum of History and Industry is FREE 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. first Thursdays. Admission rates may apply for special exhibits. Age recommendation: All ages. Cost: FREE. Pre-register: No. Phone: 206-324-1126. Thursday, September 1, 2016, 10:00 AM – 8:00 PM. Museum of History and Industry (MOHAI) 860 Terry Ave. N. Seattle WA 98109. For more info visit www.mohai.org.

FREE Nordic Heritage Museum

Seattle Area Nordic Heritage Museum is FREE 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. first Thursdays. Preschoolers can enjoy a free Nordic story time with crafts from 10 to 11 a.m. (not intended for large groups). Age recommendation: All ages. Cost: FREE. Pre-register: No. Phone: 206-789-5707. Thursday, September 1, 2016, 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM. Nordic Heritage Museum 3014 N.W. 67th St. Seattle WA 98117. For more info visit www.nordicmuseum.org.

FREE Seattle Art Museum

Seattle Area Seattle Art Museum is FREE 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. first Thursdays (fee for special exhibits). Age recommendation: All ages. Cost: FREE. Pre-register: No. Phone: 206-654-3100. Thursday, September 1, 2016, 10:00 AM – 9:00 PM. Seattle Art Museum 1300 First Ave. Seattle WA 98101. For more info visit www.seattleartmuseum.org.

FREE Seattle Asian Art Museum

Seattle Area Seattle Asian Art Museum 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. first Thursdays and 5 to 9 p.m. second Thursdays. Age recommendation: All ages. Cost: FREE. Pre-register: No. Phone: 206-654-3100. Thursday, September 1, 2016, 10:00 AM – 9:00 PM. Seattle Asian Art Museum 1400 E. Prospect St. Seattle WA 98112. For more info visit www.seattleartmuseum.org.

FREE Wing Luke Museum

Seattle Area The Wing is FREE 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. first Thursdays . Age recommendation: All ages. Cost: FREE. Pre-register: No. Phone: 206-623-5124. Thursday, September 1, 2016, 10:00 AM – 8:00 PM. Wing Luke Museum 719 S. King St. Seattle WA 98104. For more info visit www.wingluke.org.

Toddler Time at SkyMania

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

Evergreen State Fair

North Sound Old-fashioned fair features animals, carnival, concerts, music, rodeo (Sept. 2-4), food, contests and exhibits. 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. through Sept. 4, 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Sept. 5. $12, $8 seniors and ages 6 to 15, free ages 5 and younger and ages 90 and older, other packages and discounts available. All admissions discounted Sept. 5. $10 parking. Age recommendation: All ages. Cost: Fee. Phone: 360-805-6700. Thursday, September 1, 2016, 10:00 AM – 10:00 PM. Evergreen State Fairgrounds 14405 179th Ave. S.E. Monroe WA 98272. For more info visit www.evergreenfair.org.

Free First Thursday

Farther Afield On the first Thursday of the month, families are invited to explore KiDiMu for free! Have fun with a variety of hands-on exhibits and art activities. Age recommendation: Toddler. Preschool. Cost: FREE. Pre-register: No. Phone: 206-855-4650. Email: learnmore@kidimu.org. Thursday, September 1, 2016, 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM. Kids Discovery Museum 301 Ravine Lane N.E. Bainbridge Island WA 98110.

Toddler Story Time

The Seattle Public Library Where: Northeast Branch. Room Location: Meeting Room. Audience: Children. Language: English. Summary: It is story time at the Northeast Branch! Bring your toddlers to enjoy stories, rhymes, songs and fun with our children's librarian. Story Time Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Story times are some of our most popular events! Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. More Children's Programs: http://www.spl.org/audiences/children/chi-calendar-of-events. Contact Info: Northeast Branch 206-684-7539 or Ask a Librarian. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Cost: FREE. Event provided by: The Seattle Public Library. Thursday, September 1, 2016, 10:15 AM – 10:35 AM.

Toddler Story Time

The Seattle Public Library Where: Northgate Branch. Audience: Children. Language: English. Summary: It is toddler story time at the Northgate Branch! Join us to enjoy stories, rhymes, and songs with our children's librarian. Stay afterward for a social playtime with other toddlers. Story Time Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Story times are some of our most popular events! Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. More Children's Programs: http://www.spl.org/audiences/children/chi-calendar-of-events. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Cost: FREE. Event provided by: The Seattle Public Library. Thursday, September 1, 2016, 10:15 AM – 10:45 AM.

Children's Story Time with Ms. Mynique!

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

Family Story Time

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

Family Story Time

The Seattle Public Library Where: Queen Anne Branch. Audience: Children. Language: English. Summary: It is story time at the Queen Anne Branch! Bring your preschoolers and toddlers to enjoy stories, rhymes, songs and fun with our children's librarian. Story Time Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Story times are some of our most popular events! Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. More Children's Programs: http://www.spl.org/audiences/children/chi-calendar-of-events. Contact Info: Queen Anne Branch 206-386-4227 or Ask a Librarian. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Cost: FREE. Event provided by: The Seattle Public Library. Thursday, September 1, 2016, 11:00 AM – 11:30 AM.

FREE Henry Art Gallery

Seattle Area The Henry Art Gallery is FREE 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. first Thursdays. Age recommendation: All ages. Cost: FREE. Pre-register: No. Phone: 206-616-9625. Thursday, September 1, 2016, 11:00 AM – 9:00 PM. Henry Art Gallery University of Washington 4100 15th Ave. N.E. Seattle WA 98105. For more info visit www.henryart.org.

FREE Northwest African American Museum

Seattle Area The Northwest African American Museum is FREE 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. first Thursdays. Age recommendation: All ages. Cost: FREE. Pre-register: No. Phone: 206-518-6000. Thursday, September 1, 2016, 11:00 AM – 7:00 PM. Northwest African American Museum 2300 S. Massachusetts St. Seattle WA 98144. For more info visit www.naamnw.org.

Seattle Kids Tour

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

StoryTime for Kids

Eastside Join Carolyn each Thursday morning at 11 a.m. for a lively hour of stories and art. Animated readings will entertain your children and help them form positive reading habits. Painting and drawing will stimulate their creative minds. Juice and cookies to follow. Ideal for kids ages 3 to 7. Age recommendation: Toddler. Preschool. Elementary School. Cost: FREE. Phone: 425-462-4500. Thursday, September 1, 2016, 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM. University Book Store 990 102nd Ave. N.E. Bellevue WA 98004. For more info visit www.bookstore.washington.edu.

Preschool Story Time

The Seattle Public Library Where: Northgate Branch. Audience: Children. Language: English. Summary: It's preschool story time at the Northgate Branch! Bring your preschoolers to enjoy stories, rhymes, songs and fun with our children's librarian. For children ages 3 - 5. Story Time Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Story times are some of our most popular events! Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. More Children's Programs: http://www.spl.org/audiences/children/chi-calendar-of-events. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Cost: FREE. Event provided by: The Seattle Public Library. Thursday, September 1, 2016, 11:15 AM – 11:45 AM.

Toddler Story Time

The Seattle Public Library Where: Northeast Branch. Room Location: Meeting Room. Audience: Children. Language: English. Summary: It is story time at the Northeast Branch! Bring your toddlers to enjoy stories, rhymes, songs and fun with our children's librarian. Story Time Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Story times are some of our most popular events! Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. More Children's Programs: http://www.spl.org/audiences/children/chi-calendar-of-events. Contact Info: Northeast Branch 206-684-7539 or Ask a Librarian. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Cost: FREE. Event provided by: The Seattle Public Library. Thursday, September 1, 2016, 11:15 AM – 11:35 AM.

Baby Story Time

The Seattle Public Library Where: Greenwood Branch. Room Location: Meeting Room. Audience: Children. Language: English. Summary: It is Baby Story Time at the Greenwood Library! Bring your babies to enjoy stories, rhymes, songs and fun with our children's librarian. Description: Baby Story Time is designed for babies ages 0-12 months. Please arrive early to grab your ticket and ensure your seat. Story Time Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Story times are some of our most popular events! Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. More Children's Programs: http://www.spl.org/audiences/children/chi-calendar-of-events. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Cost: FREE. Event provided by: The Seattle Public Library. Thursday, September 1, 2016, 12:00 PM – 12:30 PM.

Tall Ships Tour

Eastside Enjoy a self-guided tour aboard the historic tall ships, the Lady Washington and Hawaiian Chieftain. Crew will be in period dress to answer questions. $5. Age recommendation: All ages. Cost: Fee. Pre-register: No. Thursday, September 1, 2016, 12:00 PM – 5:00 PM. Carillon Point Marina 1200 Carillon Point Kirkland WA 98033. For more info visit www.historicalseaport.org.

Kids Cafe Summer Meal Program

The Seattle Public Library Where: Delridge Branch. Room Location: Meeting Room. Audience: Children. Teens. Language: English. Summary: The Seattle Public Library has partnered with United Way and Food Lifeline to bring healthy and kid friendly foods to where kids in need already live, learn and play. Description: Kids Cafes are located in high need communities, where more than half the students qualify for free and reduced lunches at school. Kids Cafe meals and snacks are specifically selected to appeal to kid’s notoriously picky palates and to meet their special nutritional guidelines. Meals and enrichment activities are available to all youth under 18 years of age. Contact Info: Delridge Branch 206-733-9125 or Ask a Librarian. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Cost: FREE. Event provided by: The Seattle Public Library. Thursday, September 1, 2016, 12:30 PM – 1:30 PM.

Kids Cafe Summer Meal Program

The Seattle Public Library Where: Green Lake Branch. Room Location: Mary Alice Cooley Meeting Room. Audience: Children. Teens. Language: English. Summary: United Way and Food Lifeline to bring healthy and kid friendly foods to where kids in need already live, learn and play. Description: Kids Cafes are located in high need communities, where more than half the students qualify for free and reduced lunches at school. Kids Cafe meals and snacks are specifically selected to appeal to kid’s notoriously picky palates and to meet their special nutritional guidelines. Meals and enrichment activities are available to all youth under 18 years of age. Contact Info: Green Lake Branch 206-684-7547 or Ask a Librarian. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Cost: FREE. Event provided by: The Seattle Public Library. Thursday, September 1, 2016, 12:30 PM – 1:30 PM.

Bits and Bytes: Kids Coding Drop-In

The Seattle Public Library Where: Central Library. Room Location: Level 1 - Faye G. Allen Children’s Center. Audience: Children. Language: English. Summary: Drop in to learn a bit about robotics and coding. Description: Stop by the Central Library Children’s Center to play with robotics and learn some coding! We’ll have things like Makey Makeys, Cubelets, and the board game “Robot Turtles,” which teaches the fundamentals of computer programming to youngsters the analog way. 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. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Cost: FREE. Event provided by: The Seattle Public Library. Thursday, September 1, 2016, 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM.

Family Story Time

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

Thursday Special

North Sound Imagine Children's Museum is half price 3 to 5 p.m. Thursdays. No groups, field trips or coupons. Age recommendation: All ages. Cost: Fee. Pre-register: No. Phone: 425-258-1006. Thursday, September 1, 2016, 3:00 PM – 5:00 PM. Imagine Children's Museum 1502 Wall St. Everett WA 98201. For more info visit www.imaginecm.org.

Gage Teen Art Studios

Eastside Teens can participate in hands-on art activities with Gage Academy of Art. See schedule online. FREE. Age recommendation: Middle School. High School. Cost: FREE. Phone: 425-519-0770. Email: andrea@gageacademy.org. Thursday, September 1, 2016, 4:00 PM – 7:00 PM. Bellevue Arts Museum 510 Bellevue Way N.E. Bellevue WA 98004. For more info visit www.bellevuearts.org.

Library Activities at the Lake City Farmers' Market

The Seattle Public Library Where: Lake City Branch. Audience: Children. Language: English. Summary: Children and their grownups are invited to enjoy stories, crafts, science demonstrations and experiments and more during this series. Description: These activities will be held in front of the library during the Lake City Farmers' Market. Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Contact Info: Lake City Branch 206-684-7518 or Ask a Librarian. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Cost: FREE. Event provided by: The Seattle Public Library. Thursday, September 1, 2016, 5:00 PM – 7:00 PM.

Cartoon Happy Hour

Seattle Area Bring the family and watch cartoons on the big screen every Thursday evening as you take advantage of special food and drink offers. Age recommendation: All ages. Cost: FREE. Thursday, September 1, 2016, 5:00 PM – 7:00 PM. Central Cinema 1411 21st Ave. Seattle WA 98122. For more info visit central-cinema.com.

FREE Museum of Flight

Seattle Area The Museum of Flight is FREE 5 to 9 p.m. first Thursdays. Age recommendation: All ages. Cost: FREE. Pre-register: No. Phone: 206-764-5720. Thursday, September 1, 2016, 5:00 PM – 9:00 PM. Museum of Flight 9404 E. Marginal Way S. Seattle WA 98108. For more info visit www.museumofflight.org.

Late Play Date

South Sound On the first Thursday of every month, drop in at the White River Valley Museum for FREE admission and themed activities perfect for families with children ages 3 to 12. No registration required. Age recommendation: Preschool. Elementary School. Cost: FREE. Pre-register: No. Phone: 253-288-7433. Thursday, September 1, 2016, 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM. White River Valley Museum 918 H St. S.E. Auburn WA 98002. For more info visit wrvmuseum.org.

Kruckeberg Garden Tots

Seattle Area Come enjoy a fun hands-on exploration of the garden and the things living in it, with different themes, activities and crafts each week. $7/family, free for members. Age recommendation: Toddler. Preschool. Cost: Fee. Phone: 206-546-1281. Email: programs@kruckeberg.org. Friday, September 2, 2016, 10:00 AM – 1:00 PM. Kruckeberg Botanic Garden 20312 15th Ave. NW Shoreline WA 98177. For more info visit kruckeberg.org.

Evergreen State Fair

North Sound Old-fashioned fair features animals, carnival, concerts, music, rodeo (Sept. 2-4), food, contests and exhibits. 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. through Sept. 4, 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Sept. 5. $12, $8 seniors and ages 6 to 15, free ages 5 and younger and ages 90 and older, other packages and discounts available. All admissions discounted Sept. 5. $10 parking. Age recommendation: All ages. Cost: Fee. Phone: 360-805-6700. Friday, September 2, 2016, 10:00 AM – 10:00 PM. Evergreen State Fairgrounds 14405 179th Ave. S.E. Monroe WA 98272. For more info visit www.evergreenfair.org.

Washington State Fair

South Sound Farm animals, agriculture, home arts, rides, exhibits, kids’ activities, food, fireworks on Friday nights, rodeo shows (Sept. 9-11) and concerts. 10 am to 10 pm Fridays, 9 am to 10 pm Saturdays, 9 am to 9 pm Sundays, 10 am to 9 pm Mondays, Wednesdays and Thursdays through Sept. 25 (closed Tuesdays). $10 to $12.50, $7.50 to $9 seniors and ages 6 to 18, free ages 5 and younger. See online for discounts. Additional fee for rodeo, concerts and Discover the Dinosaurs. Packages available. Age recommendation: All ages. Cost: Fee. Phone: 253-841-5045. Friday, September 2, 2016, 10:00 AM – 10:00 PM. Puyallup Fair and Events Center 110 Ninth Ave. S.W. Puyallup WA 98371. For more info visit www.thefair.com.

Toddler Story Time

The Seattle Public Library Where: Northgate Branch. Audience: Children. Language: English. Summary: It is toddler story time at the Northgate Branch! Join us to enjoy stories, rhymes, and songs with our children's librarian. Stay afterward for a social playtime with other toddlers. Story Time Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Story times are some of our most popular events! Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. More Children's Programs: http://www.spl.org/audiences/children/chi-calendar-of-events. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Cost: FREE. Event provided by: The Seattle Public Library. Friday, September 2, 2016, 10:15 AM – 10:45 AM.

Small Frye: Storytelling + Art

Seattle Area Small Frye is expanding to emphasize skills for early learners. Now presented in two parts: storytelling and art, you can register for both parts or just storytelling. For children ages 3 to 5 and their caregivers, activities include counting, identifying size, shape, and color, recognizing weather patterns and basic animal biology. Play with the storytellers from Seattle Children's Theatre as they weave together an imaginative narrative and a dramatic book reading. Then sculpt, draw, collage, and paint with Frye art educators. Each art activity is connected to content and themes in the stories. Book selection and art activity changes with each new exhibition. 10:30 to 11 a.m. storytelling, 11:15 to 11:45 a.m. art. first Friday of every month. Space is limited and pre-registration is recommended; must attend storytelling time to participate in the art-making. Age recommendation: Preschool. Cost: FREE. Phone: 206-622-9250. Friday, September 2, 2016, 10:30 AM – 11:45 AM. Frye Art Museum 704 Terry Ave. Seattle WA 98104. For more info visit fryemuseum.org.

Hora De Cuentos! (Spanish Story Time)

The Seattle Public Library Where: Greenwood Branch. Room Location: Meeting Room. Audience: Children. Language: Español. Summary: ¡Es una hora de cuentos para los niños y sus familias! (It is Spanish story time for children and their families!). Description: Niños y sus familias están invitados a celebrar cuentos, canciones, y jugeos divertidos en español. Los programas de la biblioteca son gratuitos. Story Time Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Story times are some of our most popular events! Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. More Children's Programs: http://www.spl.org/audiences/children/chi-calendar-of-events. Contact Info: Greenwood Branch 206-684-4086 or Ask a Librarian. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Cost: FREE. Event provided by: The Seattle Public Library. Friday, September 2, 2016, 11:00 AM – 11:30 AM.

Seattle Kids Tour

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

Story Time with PJ Library

Seattle Area Every Friday, come enjoy stories and songs with PJ Library. Age recommendation: Toddler. Preschool. Cost: FREE. Phone: 206-937-8732. Friday, September 2, 2016, 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM. Chaco Canyon Organic Cafe 3770 SW Alaska St. Seattle WA 98126. For more info visit chacocanyoncafe.com.

FREE Bellevue Arts Museum

Eastside Bellevue Arts Museum offers free admission the first Friday of each month, 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. Age recommendation: All ages. Cost: FREE. Phone: 425-519-0770. Friday, September 2, 2016, 11:00 AM – 8:00 PM. Bellevue Arts Museum 510 Bellevue Way N.E. Bellevue WA 98004. For more info visit www.bellevuearts.org.

Tall Ships Tour

Eastside Enjoy a self-guided tour aboard the historic tall ships, the Lady Washington and Hawaiian Chieftain. Crew will be in period dress to answer questions. $5. Age recommendation: All ages. Cost: Fee. Pre-register: No. Friday, September 2, 2016, 12:00 PM – 5:00 PM. Carillon Point Marina 1200 Carillon Point Kirkland WA 98033. For more info visit www.historicalseaport.org.

End of Summer Celebration!

The Seattle Public Library Where: Southwest Branch. Room Location: Meeting Room. Audience: Children. Teens. Adults. Language: English. Summary: You are invited to a fabulous party to celebrate the end of summer. Description: Join us for Fun, Food, and Prizes at this drop-in program. All ages welcome. Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Contact Info: Southwest Branch 206-684-7455 or Ask a Librarian. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Cost: FREE. Event provided by: The Seattle Public Library. Friday, September 2, 2016, 3:00 PM – 5:30 PM.

Summer Nights on the Strato Deck

North Sound Wind down after work at the ONLY happy hour event along the Paine Field airport flightline. Watch planes soar and enjoy delicious food and drinks, while dancing to eclectic live music. All ages welcome. $10, $5 members. Age recommendation: All ages. Cost: Fee. Phone: 425-438-8100. Email: melvin@futureofflight.org. Friday, September 2, 2016, 4:00 PM – 8:00 PM. Future of Flight Aviation Center 8415 Paine Field Blvd. Mukilteo WA 98275. For more info visit www.futureofflight.org.

Wakhtiyo Sheeko oo Soomali ah (Somali Story Time)

The Seattle Public Library Where: Rainier Beach Branch. Room Location: Children's Area. Audience: Children. Language: Soomaali. Summary: Fadlan Keen Caruurtaada Si Ay U Qaataan Waqti Xiiso leh, Iyo Sheeko Xariiro Ku Bixi Doonta Afka Soomaaliaga. Story Time Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Story times are some of our most popular events! Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Translation: (It is Somali story time at Rainier Beach! Bring your children to enjoy stories, rhymes and fun.). More Children's Programs: http://www.spl.org/audiences/children/chi-calendar-of-events. Contact Info: Rainier Beach Branch 206-386-1906 or Ask a Librarian. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Cost: FREE. Event provided by: The Seattle Public Library. Friday, September 2, 2016, 5:00 PM – 5:30 PM.

The Golem

Seattle Area The Golem legend tells of a figure formed from clay, brought to life to protect the town’s citizens from enemies bent on destruction. The Golem’s superhuman strength saves the town – but at what cost? Creation is a dangerous game. Ensemble features actors grades 5 through 8. FREE, donations welcomed. Performance Type: Theater. Age recommendation: Elementary School. Middle School. High School. Cost: FREE. Pre-register: No. Phone: 206-524-1300. Friday, September 2, 2016, 5:00 PM. Bathhouse Theater 7312 W. Green Lake Drive N. Seattle WA 98103. For more info visit www.seattlepublictheater.org.

FREE Hands On Children’s Museum

South Sound Hands On Children’s Museum is FREE 5 to 9 p.m. first Fridays. Age recommendation: Infant. Toddler. Preschool. Elementary School. Cost: FREE. Pre-register: No. Phone: 360-956-0818. Friday, September 2, 2016, 5:00 PM – 9:00 PM. Hands On Children’s Museum 414 Jefferson St. N.E. Olympia WA 98501. For more info visit www.hocm.org.

Olympia Harbor Days

South Sound Entertainment, food, kids’ activities, arts and crafts vendors, and vintage, working and retired tugboats (many open to tour), plus tugboat races Sun. 5 to 8 p.m. Sept. 2, 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Sept. 3, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Sept. 4. Age recommendation: All ages. Cost: FREE. Pre-register: No. Email: harbordays@comcast.net. Friday, September 2, 2016, 5:00 PM – 8:00 PM. Percival Landing and Port Plaza 222 Columbia St. N.W. Olympia WA 98501. For more info visit www.harbordays.com.

Mariners/G1ve a Buck Childhood Cancer Awareness Night

Seattle Area Purchase your tickets at www.mariners.com/gabfund Use promo code GABFUND Ticket includes entry to the pre-game event, GAB/Mariners gold shirt, food/drink, ticket to the game and a $5 donation to G1ve A Buck Fund to fund childhood cancer research. Please wear gold to show your support! $38 to $58. Age recommendation: All ages. Cost: Fee. Friday, September 2, 2016, 5:10 PM. Safeco Field 1250 First Ave. S Seattle WA 98134. For more info visit seattle.mariners.mlb.com.

Jefferson Park Outdoor Movies

Seattle Area Bring blankets and low-back chairs. Open-mic performances start at 7 p.m. movie starts at dusk. FREE. July 8: The Princess Bride (PG) July 22: Labyrinth (PG) Aug. 5: The Muppet Movie (G) Aug. 19: Despicable Me (PG) Sept. 2: Despicable Me 2 (PG). Age recommendation: All ages. Cost: FREE. Friday, September 2, 2016, 7:00 PM. Jefferson Park 3801 Beacon Ave. S. Seattle WA 98144. For more info visit www.beacon-arts.org.

Movies at the Park

Seattle Area The Good Dinosaur (PG) Aug. 12, Labyrinth (PG) Aug. 26, Star Wars: The Force Awakens (PG-13) Sept. 2. Bring low-back chairs. Movie at dusk. FREE. Age recommendation: All ages. Cost: FREE. Friday, September 2, 2016, 8:00 PM. Occidental Park 117 S. Washington St. Seattle WA 98104. For more info visit www.downtownseattleparks.com.

Vintage Aircraft Weekend

North Sound Planes in the sky and on land, vintage car and military vehicle displays, music, food, guest speakers and more. 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sept. 3-4. $15, $12 seniors and military, $10 ages 11 to 17, free ages 10 and younger. Age recommendation: All ages. Cost: Fee. Saturday, September 3, 2016, 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM. Paine Field 3407 109th St. S.W. Everett WA 98204. For more info visit vintageaircraftweekend.org.

Washington State Fair

South Sound Farm animals, agriculture, home arts, rides, exhibits, kids’ activities, food, fireworks on Friday nights, rodeo shows (Sept. 9-11) and concerts. 10 am to 10 pm Fridays, 9 am to 10 pm Saturdays, 9 am to 9 pm Sundays, 10 am to 9 pm Mondays, Wednesdays and Thursdays through Sept. 25 (closed Tuesdays). $10 to $12.50, $7.50 to $9 seniors and ages 6 to 18, free ages 5 and younger. See online for discounts. Additional fee for rodeo, concerts and Discover the Dinosaurs. Packages available. Age recommendation: All ages. Cost: Fee. Phone: 253-841-5045. Saturday, September 3, 2016, 9:00 AM – 10:00 PM. Puyallup Fair and Events Center 110 Ninth Ave. S.W. Puyallup WA 98371. For more info visit www.thefair.com.

Calls of the Wild

South Sound Discover the sounds and behaviors of animals as they prepare for fall, plus enjoy hands-on activities. Included with admission. $21.95, $19.95 seniors, $13.95 ages 5 to 12, $10.95 ages 3 to 4, free younger than age 3, discounts for military and Pierce County residents. Type of Animal Event: Zoo Events. Age recommendation: All ages. Cost: Fee. Pre-register: No. Phone: 360-832-6117. Saturday, September 3, 2016, 9:30 AM – 4:00 PM. Northwest Trek Wildlife Park 11610 Trek Drive East Eatonville, WA 98328. For more info visit www.nwtrek.org.

Japan Fair

Eastside Performances, exhibits, community booths, cosplay contest (Sun.) and more. 10 am to 6 pm Sept. 3, 10 am to 5 pm Sept. 4. Age recommendation: All ages. Cost: FREE. Saturday, September 3, 2016, 10:00 AM – 6:00 PM. Meydenbauer Center 11100 NE Sixth St. Bellevue WA 98004. For more info visit www.japanfairus.org.

Tall Ships Tour

Eastside Enjoy a self-guided tour aboard the historic tall ships, the Lady Washington and Hawaiian Chieftain. Crew will be in period dress to answer questions. $5. Age recommendation: All ages. Cost: Fee. Pre-register: No. Saturday, September 3, 2016, 10:00 AM – 1:00 PM. Carillon Point Marina 1200 Carillon Point Kirkland WA 98033. For more info visit www.historicalseaport.org.

Evergreen State Fair

North Sound Old-fashioned fair features animals, carnival, concerts, music, rodeo (Sept. 2-4), food, contests and exhibits. 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. through Sept. 4, 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Sept. 5. $12, $8 seniors and ages 6 to 15, free ages 5 and younger and ages 90 and older, other packages and discounts available. All admissions discounted Sept. 5. $10 parking. Age recommendation: All ages. Cost: Fee. Phone: 360-805-6700. Saturday, September 3, 2016, 10:00 AM – 10:00 PM. Evergreen State Fairgrounds 14405 179th Ave. S.E. Monroe WA 98272. For more info visit www.evergreenfair.org.

Olympia Harbor Days

South Sound Entertainment, food, kids’ activities, arts and crafts vendors, and vintage, working and retired tugboats (many open to tour), plus tugboat races Sun. 5 to 8 p.m. Sept. 2, 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Sept. 3, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Sept. 4. Age recommendation: All ages. Cost: FREE. Pre-register: No. Email: harbordays@comcast.net. Saturday, September 3, 2016, 10:00 AM – 7:00 PM. Percival Landing and Port Plaza 222 Columbia St. N.W. Olympia WA 98501. For more info visit www.harbordays.com.

Bremerton Blackberry Festival

Farther Afield Vendors, food, fun run (Sept. 3), car show and Fly-In at Bremerton National Airport (8 am to 3 pm Sept. 3), chalk art contest (Sept. 4), kids' entertainment and more. Shuttle available from Olympic College. 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Sept. 3, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Sept. 4, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sept. 5. Age recommendation: All ages. Cost: FREE. Pre-register: No. Phone: 360-377-3041. Saturday, September 3, 2016, 10:00 AM – 7:00 PM. Downtown Bremerton Boardwalk. For more info visit www.blackberryfestival.org.

Baby Story Time

The Seattle Public Library Where: Northgate Branch. Room Location: Meeting Room. Audience: Children. Language: English. Summary: It is baby story time at the Northgate Branch! Bring your infants age 0-12 months to enjoy stories, rhymes, and songs with our children's librarian. Stay afterward for a social playtime with other babies. Story Time Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Story times are some of our most popular events! Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. More Children's Programs: http://www.spl.org/audiences/children/chi-calendar-of-events. Contact Info: Northgate Branch 206-386-1980 or Ask a Librarian. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Cost: FREE. Event provided by: The Seattle Public Library. Saturday, September 3, 2016, 10:15 AM – 10:45 AM.

FREE First Saturdays for Families

Seattle Area Create art that connects with the world cultures featured in exhibitions​ at the Asian Art Museum in Volunteer Park. Each Free First Saturday has an exciting new theme and drop-in workshops guided by teaching artists. Model traditional costumes, enjoy a special performance, watch a family-friendly movie, discover a new book, and embark on a sketching tour of the galleries. Age recommendation: All ages. Cost: FREE. Pre-register: No. Phone: 206-654-3100. Saturday, September 3, 2016, 11:00 AM – 2:00 PM. Seattle Asian Art Museum 1400 E. Prospect St. Seattle WA 98112. For more info visit www.seattleartmuseum.org.

Pokemon Undiscovered!

Seattle Area Join us for this fun hands-on workshop as we will learn to draw and sculpt exciting and colorful Pokemon! When it's time for a short break and weather is nice, we walk one block to the park for some fresh air and a snack. Please send a small snack and drink with your child and dress to mess. $60, pre-register. Age recommendation: Elementary School. Middle School. Cost: Fee. Pre-register: Yes. Phone: 206-522-1659. Email: info@drawingschool.com. Saturday, September 3, 2016, 11:00 AM – 2:00 PM. Thrive Art School 6329 Ravenna Ave. NE Seattle, WA 98115. For more info visit drawingschool.com.

Seattle Kids Tour

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

Story Time with Author Heidi Schulz

Seattle Area Join us for a special story time with NYT Bestselling author Heidi Schulz and her new book Giraffes Ruin Everything! Age recommendation: Toddler. Preschool. Elementary School. Cost: FREE. Phone: 206-366-3333. Email: comments@thirdplacebooks.com. Saturday, September 3, 2016, 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM. Third Place Books 17171 Bothell Way NE Lake Forest Park WA 98155.

StoryTime for Kids

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

Scenic Train Ride

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

Story Time

North Sound Come enjoy stories and activities. Age recommendation: Toddler. Preschool. Elementary School. Cost: FREE. Phone: 425-771-2220. Saturday, September 3, 2016, 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM. Barnes & Noble 19401 Alderwood Mall Pkwy Lynnwood WA 98036. For more info visit stores.barnesandnoble.com.

Model Railroad Operators' Hours

South Sound Volunteers with the Puget Sound Model Railroad Engineers will be on hand to answer questions and operate the trains of the museum's permanent model railroad layout. Included with admission. $12, $8 seniors, military and ages 6 to 17, free ages 5 and younger. Age recommendation: All ages. Cost: Fee. Phone: 888-238-4373. Saturday, September 3, 2016, 11:00 AM – 4:00 PM. Washington State History Museum 1911 Pacific Ave. Tacoma WA 98402. For more info visit www.wshs.org.

Giờ đọc truyện tiếng Việt! (Vietnamese Story Time)

The Seattle Public Library Where: Delridge Branch. Room Location: Meeting Room. Audience: Children. Language: Tiểng Việt. Summary: Thư viện công cộng Seattle tổ chức giờ đọc truyện bằng tiếng việt cho trẻ em! (The Seattle Public Library is hosting Vietnamese story times for young children!). Description: Hãy đem con em quý vị đến thư viện để theo dõi các câu chuyện, các bài hát và thơ ca. Story Time Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Story times are some of our most popular events! Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Translation: Các sự kiện và chương trình của thư viện hoàn toàn miễn phí. Không bắt buộc phải ghi danh trước. More Children's Programs: http://www.spl.org/audiences/children/chi-calendar-of-events. Contact Info: Delridge Branch 206-733-9125 or Ask a Librarian. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Cost: FREE. Event provided by: The Seattle Public Library. Saturday, September 3, 2016, 11:30 AM – 12:00 PM.

Flavors of India Festival

Eastside Performances and exhibits, food, marketplace, kids’ activities and more. Noon to 9 pm Sept. 3-4. Age recommendation: All ages. Cost: FREE. Saturday, September 3, 2016, 12:00 PM – 9:00 PM. Crossroads Park 999 164th Ave. NE Bellevue WA 98008. For more info visit flavorsofindia.us.

Giờ đọc truyện tiếng Việt! (Vietnamese Story Time)

The Seattle Public Library Where: Columbia Branch. Room Location: The Weiland Family Meeting Room. Audience: Children. Language: Tiểng Việt. Summary: Thư viện công cộng Seattle tổ chức giờ đọc truyện bằng tiếng việt cho trẻ em! (The Seattle Public Library is hosting Vietnamese story times for young children!). Description: Hãy đem con em quý vị đến thư viện để theo dõi các câu chuyện, các bài hát và thơ ca. Story Time Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Story times are some of our most popular events! Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. More Children's Programs: http://www.spl.org/audiences/children/chi-calendar-of-events. Contact Info: Columbia Branch 206-386-1908 or Ask a Librarian. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Cost: FREE. Event provided by: The Seattle Public Library. Saturday, September 3, 2016, 1:00 PM – 1:30 PM.

中文故事会 (Mandarin Chinese Story Time)

The Seattle Public Library Where: International District/Chinatown Branch. Room Location: Children's Area. Audience: Children. Language: 中文. Summary: 开心享受国语儿歌、故事及歌曲!(Enjoy rhymes, stories and songs in Mandarin Chinese!). Story Time Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Story times are some of our most popular events! Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Translation: Parking is available on the streets around the branch. Patrons may pay to park in the garage beneath International District Village Square II. Enter the garage from the two-way alley behind the building via South Lane or South Dearborn. Garage Rates 0 - 1 hour: $2 1 - 2 hours: $4 Saturday - all day: $4. More Children's Programs: http://www.spl.org/audiences/children/chi-calendar-of-events. Contact Info: International District/Chinatown Branch 206-386-1300 or Ask a Librarian. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Cost: FREE. Event provided by: The Seattle Public Library. Saturday, September 3, 2016, 1:30 PM – 2:00 PM.

CANCELED - Wakhtiyo Sheeko Oo Soomali Ah (Somali Story Time)

The Seattle Public Library Where: Lake City Branch. Room Location: Meeting Room. Audience: Children. Language: Soomaali. Summary: Fadlan Keen Caruurtaada Si Ay U Qaataan Waqti Xiiso leh, Iyo Sheeko Xariiro Ku Bixi Doonta Afka Soomaaliaga. Story Time Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Story times are some of our most popular events! Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Translation: It is Somali Story Time at the Lake City Branch! Bring your children to enjoy stories, rhymes and fun in Somali. More Children's Programs: http://www.spl.org/audiences/children/chi-calendar-of-events. Contact Info: Lake City Branch 206-684-7518 or Ask a Librarian. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Cost: FREE. Event provided by: The Seattle Public Library. Saturday, September 3, 2016, 4:00 PM – 4:30 PM.

Late Night Campfire Program on Jetty Island

North Sound Take part in your favorite Jetty Campfire program or just enjoy a sunset on the beach. Campfires include gooey marshmallow snacks. Sat. July 9, Ghost Stories Fri. July 15, Drum Circle Sat. July 23, Sea Shanty and Tales of the Sea Fri. July 29, Camp Songs Sat. Aug 6, Campfire Jokes Fri. Aug 12, Campfire Sat. Aug 20, Campfire Fri. Aug 26, Jetty Night Life Sat. Sep 3, Native American Stories Ferry reservations available for Everett residents or groups of 8 or more. Ferry runs 10 am to 6 pm Mondays through Thursdays, 10 am to 9 pm Fridays and Saturdays, 10 am to 7 pm Sundays, through Sept. 5. $1 to $2 suggested ferry donation, $3 parking. Age recommendation: All ages. Cost: Fee. Saturday, September 3, 2016, 7:00 PM – 8:00 PM. 10th Street and W. Marine View Drive Everett WA. For more info visit everettwa.gov.

Vintage Aircraft Weekend

North Sound Planes in the sky and on land, vintage car and military vehicle displays, music, food, guest speakers and more. 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sept. 3-4. $15, $12 seniors and military, $10 ages 11 to 17, free ages 10 and younger. Age recommendation: All ages. Cost: Fee. Sunday, September 4, 2016, 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM. Paine Field 3407 109th St. S.W. Everett WA 98204. For more info visit vintageaircraftweekend.org.

Washington State Fair

South Sound Farm animals, agriculture, home arts, rides, exhibits, kids’ activities, food, fireworks on Friday nights, rodeo shows (Sept. 9-11) and concerts. 10 am to 10 pm Fridays, 9 am to 10 pm Saturdays, 9 am to 9 pm Sundays, 10 am to 9 pm Mondays, Wednesdays and Thursdays through Sept. 25 (closed Tuesdays). $10 to $12.50, $7.50 to $9 seniors and ages 6 to 18, free ages 5 and younger. See online for discounts. Additional fee for rodeo, concerts and Discover the Dinosaurs. Packages available. Age recommendation: All ages. Cost: Fee. Phone: 253-841-5045. Sunday, September 4, 2016, 9:00 AM – 9:00 PM. Puyallup Fair and Events Center 110 Ninth Ave. S.W. Puyallup WA 98371. For more info visit www.thefair.com.

Calls of the Wild

South Sound Discover the sounds and behaviors of animals as they prepare for fall, plus enjoy hands-on activities. Included with admission. $21.95, $19.95 seniors, $13.95 ages 5 to 12, $10.95 ages 3 to 4, free younger than age 3, discounts for military and Pierce County residents. Type of Animal Event: Zoo Events. Age recommendation: All ages. Cost: Fee. Pre-register: No. Phone: 360-832-6117. Sunday, September 4, 2016, 9:30 AM – 4:00 PM. Northwest Trek Wildlife Park 11610 Trek Drive East Eatonville, WA 98328. For more info visit www.nwtrek.org.

Bicycle Sundays

Seattle Area The four-mile stretch of Lake Washington Boulevard between Mount Baker Beach and Seward Park is closed to motorized traffic 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. several Sundays through September. Age recommendation: All ages. Cost: FREE. Pre-register: No. Phone: 206-684-4075. Sunday, September 4, 2016, 10:00 AM – 6:00 PM. Lake Washington Boulevard S. Seattle WA 98118. For more info visit www.seattle.gov.

Japan Fair

Eastside Performances, exhibits, community booths, cosplay contest (Sun.) and more. 10 am to 6 pm Sept. 3, 10 am to 5 pm Sept. 4. Age recommendation: All ages. Cost: FREE. Sunday, September 4, 2016, 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM. Meydenbauer Center 11100 NE Sixth St. Bellevue WA 98004. For more info visit www.japanfairus.org.

Tall Ships Tour

Eastside Enjoy a self-guided tour aboard the historic tall ships, the Lady Washington and Hawaiian Chieftain. Crew will be in period dress to answer questions. $5. Age recommendation: All ages. Cost: Fee. Pre-register: No. Sunday, September 4, 2016, 10:00 AM – 1:00 PM. Carillon Point Marina 1200 Carillon Point Kirkland WA 98033. For more info visit www.historicalseaport.org.

Evergreen State Fair

North Sound Old-fashioned fair features animals, carnival, concerts, music, rodeo (Sept. 2-4), food, contests and exhibits. 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. through Sept. 4, 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Sept. 5. $12, $8 seniors and ages 6 to 15, free ages 5 and younger and ages 90 and older, other packages and discounts available. All admissions discounted Sept. 5. $10 parking. Age recommendation: All ages. Cost: Fee. Phone: 360-805-6700. Sunday, September 4, 2016, 10:00 AM – 10:00 PM. Evergreen State Fairgrounds 14405 179th Ave. S.E. Monroe WA 98272. For more info visit www.evergreenfair.org.

Olympia Harbor Days

South Sound Entertainment, food, kids’ activities, arts and crafts vendors, and vintage, working and retired tugboats (many open to tour), plus tugboat races Sun. 5 to 8 p.m. Sept. 2, 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Sept. 3, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Sept. 4. Age recommendation: All ages. Cost: FREE. Pre-register: No. Email: harbordays@comcast.net. Sunday, September 4, 2016, 10:00 AM – 6:00 PM. Percival Landing and Port Plaza 222 Columbia St. N.W. Olympia WA 98501. For more info visit www.harbordays.com.

Bremerton Blackberry Festival

Farther Afield Vendors, food, fun run (Sept. 3), car show and Fly-In at Bremerton National Airport (8 am to 3 pm Sept. 3), chalk art contest (Sept. 4), kids' entertainment and more. Shuttle available from Olympic College. 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Sept. 3, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Sept. 4, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sept. 5. Age recommendation: All ages. Cost: FREE. Pre-register: No. Phone: 360-377-3041. Sunday, September 4, 2016, 10:00 AM – 6:00 PM. Downtown Bremerton Boardwalk. For more info visit www.blackberryfestival.org.

FREE Henry Art Gallery

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

Seattle Kids Tour

Seattle Area We are offering a private family walking tour for young ages in Downtown Seattle. Though every tour varies a little, our typical rout includes Pike Place Market, Seattle Art Museum, Seattle Central Library and a few fun stops in between. We have more tour times available and are flexible with schedules. Shoot us an email or call, we would love to book you a tour! $100 for a private tour for 2 to 5 people, $150 for 6 to 10 people. Age recommendation: Toddler. Preschool. Elementary School. Middle School. Cost: Fee. Pre-register: Yes. Phone: 206-553-9024. Email: kidsbookings@seattlebyfoot.com. Sunday, September 4, 2016, 11:00 AM – 1:00 PM. Pike Place Market First Avenue and Pine Street Seattle WA 98101.

Scenic Train Ride

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

FREE Military Admission Sunday

North Sound Every first Sunday of the month active, reservist, retired and gold star member families get into the Museum for FREE! Military ID is required. Age recommendation: Infant. Toddler. Preschool. Elementary School. Cost: FREE. Pre-register: No. Email: kimberleev@imaginecm.org. Sunday, September 4, 2016, 11:00 AM – 5:00 PM. Imagine Children's Museum 1502 Wall St. Everett WA 98201.

Flavors of India Festival

Eastside Performances and exhibits, food, marketplace, kids’ activities and more. Noon to 9 pm Sept. 3-4. Age recommendation: All ages. Cost: FREE. Sunday, September 4, 2016, 12:00 PM – 9:00 PM. Crossroads Park 999 164th Ave. NE Bellevue WA 98008. For more info visit flavorsofindia.us.

Jetty Island Nature Crafts

North Sound Children can experience the beauty of nature as art while making their own treasures to take home, Sundays on Jetty Island. Supplies provided. Ferry reservations available for Everett residents or groups of 8 or more. Ferry runs 10 am to 6 pm Mondays through Thursdays, 10 am to 9 pm Fridays and Saturdays, 10 am to 7 pm Sundays, through Sept. 5. $1 to $2 suggested ferry donation, $3 parking. Age recommendation: All ages. Cost: Fee. Sunday, September 4, 2016, 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM. 10th Street and W. Marine View Drive Everett WA. For more info visit everettwa.gov.

End of Summer Celebration

Seattle Area The summer is winding down, but activities for young families at Temple De Hirsch Sinai are just getting started! Join other families with children ages 7 and younger at Pratt Park in Seattle's Central District for an End of Summer Celebration. Older siblings and dogs are of course welcome! Enjoy some sweet treats, bubble blowing, and playground fun. You will also meet Sarah Sklare, Temple's new Young Families Engagement Coordinator. Age recommendation: Infant. Toddler. Preschool. Elementary School. Cost: FREE. Pre-register: No. Phone: 206-693-3047. Email: ssklare@tdhs-nw.org. Sunday, September 4, 2016, 3:00 PM – 5:00 PM. Cal Anderson Park 1635 11th Ave. Seattle WA 98122. For more info visit templedehirschsinai.org.

Labor Day Half & 4-Mile Run/Walk

Eastside Offering one of the FLATTEST half marathon courses in Western Washington with less than 130 feet of cumulative elevation gain/loss over the 13.1 mile course, runners come from all over to gain their personal best! Participants will enjoy the colorful fall leaves and scenery at the start/finish area within the city of Redmond, Washington and along the courses that wind along the Sammamish River Trail. 6:30 am – Day-of-Race Registration and Packet-Pick-up Opens 8 am – Half Marathon Run/Walk & Redmond Town Center Family 4-Mile 10 am – Awards Ceremony 11:15 am – Kids’ Run Start Event participants and supporters alike can then celebrate in the BJ’s Restaurant and Brewhouse Beer Garden and Redmond Town Center Family Zone while enjoying delicious BBQ, live music, awards and other finish line fun! $65 to $80 half marathon, $35 to $45 4-mile run/walk, $10 kids' run. Age recommendation: Elementary School. Middle School. High School. Cost: Fee. Pre-register: Yes. Phone: 425-869-2640. Email: GuestServices@redmondtowncenter.com. Monday, September 5, 2016, 6:30 AM. Redmond Town Center 7525 166th Ave. NE Redmond WA 98052. For more info visit labordayrun.com.

Calls of the Wild

South Sound Discover the sounds and behaviors of animals as they prepare for fall, plus enjoy hands-on activities. Included with admission. $21.95, $19.95 seniors, $13.95 ages 5 to 12, $10.95 ages 3 to 4, free younger than age 3, discounts for military and Pierce County residents. Type of Animal Event: Zoo Events. Age recommendation: All ages. Cost: Fee. Pre-register: No. Phone: 360-832-6117. Monday, September 5, 2016, 9:30 AM – 4:00 PM. Northwest Trek Wildlife Park 11610 Trek Drive East Eatonville, WA 98328. For more info visit www.nwtrek.org.

Tall Ships Tour

Eastside Enjoy a self-guided tour aboard the historic tall ships, the Lady Washington and Hawaiian Chieftain. Crew will be in period dress to answer questions. $5. Age recommendation: All ages. Cost: Fee. Pre-register: No. Monday, September 5, 2016, 10:00 AM – 1:00 PM. Carillon Point Marina 1200 Carillon Point Kirkland WA 98033. For more info visit www.historicalseaport.org.

Evergreen State Fair

North Sound Old-fashioned fair features animals, carnival, concerts, music, rodeo (Sept. 2-4), food, contests and exhibits. 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. through Sept. 4, 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Sept. 5. $12, $8 seniors and ages 6 to 15, free ages 5 and younger and ages 90 and older, other packages and discounts available. All admissions discounted Sept. 5. $10 parking. Age recommendation: All ages. Cost: Fee. Phone: 360-805-6700. Monday, September 5, 2016, 10:00 AM – 7:00 PM. Evergreen State Fairgrounds 14405 179th Ave. S.E. Monroe WA 98272. For more info visit www.evergreenfair.org.

Washington State Fair

South Sound Farm animals, agriculture, home arts, rides, exhibits, kids’ activities, food, fireworks on Friday nights, rodeo shows (Sept. 9-11) and concerts. 10 am to 10 pm Fridays, 9 am to 10 pm Saturdays, 9 am to 9 pm Sundays, 10 am to 9 pm Mondays, Wednesdays and Thursdays through Sept. 25 (closed Tuesdays). $10 to $12.50, $7.50 to $9 seniors and ages 6 to 18, free ages 5 and younger. See online for discounts. Additional fee for rodeo, concerts and Discover the Dinosaurs. Packages available. Age recommendation: All ages. Cost: Fee. Phone: 253-841-5045. Monday, September 5, 2016, 10:00 AM – 9:00 PM. Puyallup Fair and Events Center 110 Ninth Ave. S.W. Puyallup WA 98371. For more info visit www.thefair.com.

Bremerton Blackberry Festival

Farther Afield Vendors, food, fun run (Sept. 3), car show and Fly-In at Bremerton National Airport (8 am to 3 pm Sept. 3), chalk art contest (Sept. 4), kids' entertainment and more. Shuttle available from Olympic College. 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Sept. 3, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Sept. 4, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sept. 5. Age recommendation: All ages. Cost: FREE. Pre-register: No. Phone: 360-377-3041. Monday, September 5, 2016, 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM. Downtown Bremerton Boardwalk. For more info visit www.blackberryfestival.org.

Seattle Kids Tour

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

Labor Day Steam Train Rides

Eastside The Northwest Railway Museum pays tribute to America’s workers this Labor Day with a special weekday steam train run of the museum’s antique train on Monday, September 5th. This is in addition to the railroad’s usual weekend steam train schedule. The Northwest Railway Museum offers scenic train excursions through the Cascade foothills of the Upper Snoqualmie Valley, including a ride past the top of Snoqualmie Falls and a splendid view of the valley below. See schedule online. $22, $20 seniors, $12 ages 2 to 12. Age recommendation: All ages. Cost: Fee. Phone: 425-888-3030. Email: info@trainmuseum.org. Monday, September 5, 2016, 11:00 AM – 4:00 PM. Northwest Railway Museum 38625 S.E. King St. Snoqualmie WA 98065.

Kaleidoscope Play & Learn

The Seattle Public Library Where: Lake City Branch. Room Location: Meeting Room. Audience: Children. Language: English. Summary: The Kaleidoscope play & learn group provides a fun and age-appropriate learning environment for children ages birth to 5. Description: Children listen to stories, sing songs and do simple arts and crafts with their caregivers during the group time. There is also play time for children to explore various toys and play activities. Free play and circle time for children & caregivers from 10 a.m. – 11:15 a.m. Caregivers are encouraged to bring a lunch or snack and eat together from 11:15 – 11:30 a.m. Through this group children are being prepared for preschool and kindergarten learning environments as well as building relationship with oth… Story Time Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Story times are some of our most popular events! Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. More Children's Programs: http://www.spl.org/audiences/children/chi-calendar-of-events. Contact Info: Lake City Branch 206-684-7518 or Ask a Librarian. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Cost: FREE. Event provided by: The Seattle Public Library. Tuesday, September 6, 2016, 10:00 AM – 11:30 AM.

Toddler Time at SkyMania

Eastside Kids ages 5 and younger can come jump on trampolines! Parents are free and can enjoy free hot beverages plus a comfortable setting to relax while the kids play. No coupons or discounts allowed at this session. $5. Age recommendation: Toddler. Preschool. Cost: Fee. Pre-register: No. Phone: 425-825-7599. Email: info@skymaniatrampolines.com. Tuesday, September 6, 2016, 10:00 AM – 11:30 AM. SkyMania Trampolines 11801 NE 116th St. Suite B Kirkland WA 98034. For more info visit www.skymaniatrampolines.com.

台湾文化日(Taiwanese Culture Day at the Central Library)

The Seattle Public Library Where: Central Library. Room Location: Level 1 - Microsoft Auditorium. Audience: Children. Teens. Adults. Language: English, 中文. Summary: 请来图书馆和我们一起庆祝台湾文化日。(Come celebrate Taiwanese Culture Day with us!). Description: 电影《推手》10:30-12:10 一楼大礼堂 欣赏由著名台湾导演李安执导的名片。 台湾美食和茶艺讲座1:00-2:30 四楼一号会议室 听讲座并品尝台湾小吃和名茶。 台湾国际青年大使团演出3-4:30 一楼大礼堂 来自台湾的30位青年大使将给大家带来精彩的歌舞表演。. Notes: 本次活动由图书馆和驻西雅图台北经济文化办事处联合举办。活动为免费,无需报名。咨询电话:206-684-0849。 This program is co-presented by Taipei Economic and Cultural Office in Seattle. For more information, call 206-684-0849. Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Translation: Come celebrate Taiwanese Culture Day! Enjoy Ang Lee’s award-winning movie “Pushing Hands” with English subtitles, have a taste of Taiwanese food and tea at the bilingual workshop, and immerse yourself in music and dance performed by Taiwan International Youth Ambassadors. 10:30 am-12:10 pm Movie Screening “Pushing Hands” Level 1 Microsoft Auditorium 1:00-2:30 pm Taiwanese Food and Tea Workshop Level 4 Meeting Room 1 3:00-4:30 pm International Youth Ambassador Performance Level 1 Microsoft Aud… Contact Info: World Languages 206-684-0849 or Ask a Librarian. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Cost: FREE. Event provided by: The Seattle Public Library. Tuesday, September 6, 2016, 10:30 AM – 4:30 PM.

Baby Story Time

The Seattle Public Library Where: Southwest Branch. Room Location: Meeting Room. Audience: Children. Language: English. Summary: It is story time at the Southwest Branch! Bring your babies to enjoy stories, rhymes, songs and fun with our children's librarian. Story Time Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Story times are some of our most popular events! Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. More Children's Programs: http://www.spl.org/audiences/children/chi-calendar-of-events. Contact Info: Southwest Branch 206-684-7455 or Ask a Librarian. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Cost: FREE. Event provided by: The Seattle Public Library. Tuesday, September 6, 2016, 10:30 AM – 11:00 AM.

Kaleidoscope Play & Learn

The Seattle Public Library Where: Rainier Beach Branch. Room Location: Meeting Room. Audience: Children. Language: English, Español. Summary: The Kaleidoscope play & learn group provides a fun and age-appropriate learning environment for children ages birth to 5. Description: Children listen to stories, sing songs and do simple arts and crafts with their caregivers during the group time. There is also play time for children to explore various toys and play activities. Free play and circle time from 10:30 a.m. - 11:45 a.m. Caregivers are encouraged to bring a lunch or snack and eat together from 11:45 - noon. Through this group children are being prepared for preschool and kindergarten learning environments as well as building relationship with others. Caregivers also build up… Story Time Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Story times are some of our most popular events! Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. More Children's Programs: http://www.spl.org/audiences/children/chi-calendar-of-events. Contact Info: Rainier Beach Branch 206-386-1906 or Ask a Librarian. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Cost: FREE. Event provided by: The Seattle Public Library. Tuesday, September 6, 2016, 10:30 AM – 12:00 PM.

Toddler Story Time

The Seattle Public Library Where: West Seattle Branch. Room Location: Meeting Room. Audience: Children. Language: English. Summary: It's story time at the West Seattle Branch! Bring your toddlers to enjoy stories, rhymes, songs and fun with our children's librarian. For children ages 2 – 3 years old. Story Time Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Story times are some of our most popular events! Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. More Children's Programs: http://www.spl.org/audiences/children/chi-calendar-of-events. Contact Info: West Seattle Branch 206-684-7444 or Ask a Librarian. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Cost: FREE. Event provided by: The Seattle Public Library. Tuesday, September 6, 2016, 10:30 AM – 11:00 AM.

Toddler Story Time with Ms. Mynique!

The Seattle Public Library Where: Douglass-Truth Branch. Room Location: The Gayton Family Meeting Room. Audience: Children. Language: English. Summary: It is story time at the Douglass-Truth Branch! Bring your toddlers to enjoy stories, rhymes, songs and fun with our children's librarian, Ms. Mynique! Then stay and play with toys and blocks! Story Time Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Story times are some of our most popular events! Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. More Children's Programs: http://www.spl.org/audiences/children/chi-calendar-of-events. Contact Info: Douglass-Truth Branch 206-684-4704 or Ask a Librarian. Contact: Mynique Adams. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Cost: FREE. Event provided by: The Seattle Public Library. Tuesday, September 6, 2016, 10:30 AM – 11:00 AM.

StoryTime for Kids

Seattle Area Join us at our U District store for dramatic readings of the best in new and classic kids books. You bring the kids, and we'll provide the activities and entertainment. StoryTime for Kids is ideal for ages 3 to 7. Age recommendation: Toddler. Preschool. Elementary School. Cost: FREE. Phone: 206-634-3400. Tuesday, September 6, 2016, 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM. University Book Store 4326 University Way N.E. Seattle WA 98105. For more info visit www.bookstore.washington.edu.

Baby Story Time with Ms. Lynn!

The Seattle Public Library Where: Douglass-Truth Branch. Room Location: The Gayton Family Meeting Room. Audience: Children. Language: English. Summary: It is Baby Story Time at the Douglass-Truth Branch! Bring your babies (ages 0-12 months) to enjoy books, bouncing rhymes, movement, music and fun with our Children's Librarian, Ms. Lynn. Description: Then stay and play with age-appropriate toys. Story Time Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Story times are some of our most popular events! Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. More Children's Programs: http://www.spl.org/audiences/children/chi-calendar-of-events. Contact Info: Douglass-Truth Branch 206-684-4704 or Ask a Librarian. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Cost: FREE. Event provided by: The Seattle Public Library. Tuesday, September 6, 2016, 1:00 PM – 1:45 PM.

Detective Cookie's Chess Club

The Seattle Public Library Where: Rainier Beach Branch. Room Location: Meeting Room. Audience: Children. Teens. Adults. Language: English. Summary: Children and teens, ages 7 and up, are invited to join the group. Family and community members are also welcome. Drop by to learn and play chess! Description: This urban chess club has been ongoing since February 2007. New members are always welcome. Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Contact Info: Rainier Beach Branch 206-386-1906 or Ask a Librarian. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Cost: FREE. Event provided by: The Seattle Public Library. Tuesday, September 6, 2016, 2:30 PM – 4:00 PM.

Drop in Chess

The Seattle Public Library Where: High Point Branch. Room Location: Meeting Room. Audience: Children. Teens. Language: English. Summary: Come play a game of chess! Children and teens are invited to drop by for fun and casual games of chess. Description: All skill levels are welcome. Chess sets and guidance by an adult chess coach will be available. Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Contact Info: High Point Branch 206-684-7454 or Ask a Librarian. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Cost: FREE. Event provided by: The Seattle Public Library. Tuesday, September 6, 2016, 4:30 PM – 5:30 PM.

Neighborhood Song & Storytime with PJ Library

Eastside Neighborhood Song & Storytimes are fun, free gatherings where kids and caregivers enjoy storytelling from the PJ Library’s wonderful Jewish-themed (and secular-friendly) children’s books. Open to all kids of all ages and their families, Neighborhood Song & Storytime is a great way to connect with your community. All ages welcome. Included with admission. $9.50, $8.50 seniors, free younger than 12 months. Age recommendation: All ages. Cost: Fee. Pre-register: No. Phone: 425-637-8100. Email: info@kidsquestmuseum.org. Tuesday, September 6, 2016, 4:30 PM – 5:00 PM. KidsQuest Children’s Museum 4091 Factoria Square Mall SE Bellevue WA 98006. For more info visit www.kidsquestmuseum.org.

¡Hora de cuentos! (Spanish Family Story Time)

The Seattle Public Library Where: South Park Branch. Room Location: The Satterberg Foundation Children's Area. Audience: Children. Language: Español. Summary: ¡Es una hora de cuentos para los niños y sus familias! (It's Spanish story time for children and their families!). Description: Niños y sus familias están invitados a celebrar cuentos, canciones, y juegos divertidos en español con las narradoras de cuentos infantiles Xiomara Melgar de El Salvador. ¡Gratis! Story Time Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Story times are some of our most popular events! Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. More Children's Programs: http://www.spl.org/audiences/children/chi-calendar-of-events. Contact Info: South Park Branch 206-615-1688 or Ask a Librarian. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Cost: FREE. Event provided by: The Seattle Public Library. Tuesday, September 6, 2016, 6:30 PM – 7:00 PM.

Wakhtiyo Sheeko oo Soomali ah (Somali Story Time)

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

Pajama Story Time

The Seattle Public Library Where: University Branch. Room Location: Meeting Room. Audience: Children. Language: English. Summary: It is story time at the University Branch! All ages are welcome to wear their pajamas and enjoy stories, rhymes, songs and fun with our children's librarian, Ms. Kristin. Story Time Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Story times are some of our most popular events! Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. More Children's Programs: http://www.spl.org/audiences/children/chi-calendar-of-events. Contact Info: University Branch 206-684-4063 or Ask a Librarian. Contact: Kristin Edstrom. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Cost: FREE. Event provided by: The Seattle Public Library. Tuesday, September 6, 2016, 6:45 PM – 7:15 PM.

Pajama Story Time

The Seattle Public Library Where: Ballard Branch. Audience: Children. Language: English. Summary: Stop in at the Ballard Branch for an evening of stories, songs, and a simple craft. Aimed at children from age 2 up. For families. Story Time Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Story times are some of our most popular events! Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. More Children's Programs: http://www.spl.org/audiences/children/chi-calendar-of-events. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Cost: FREE. Event provided by: The Seattle Public Library. Tuesday, September 6, 2016, 6:45 PM – 7:30 PM.

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

The Seattle Public Library Where: Beacon Hill Branch. Room Location: Friends of The Seattle Public Library Meeting Room. Audience: Children. Language: English, 中文. Summary: 幼兒樂園裡 孩子們可透過玩遊戲 英文兒歌敎唱 讀故事書 做簡易手工及玩各類玩具等不同的活動方式 達到啟蒙的目的並協助幼兒們提前適應將來入學的環境 且更可幚助幼兒學習到如何與別人分享及相處的經驗。而幼兒的照顧者更可藉此機會與社區內其他幼兒照顧者交換資訊及經驗並拓展人際關係. Description: The Kaleidoscope play & learn group provides a fun and age-appropriate learning environment for 2-5 years old children. Story Time Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Story times are some of our most popular events! Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Translation: Children listen to stories, sing songs and do simple arts and crafts with their caregivers during the group time. There is also play time for children to explore various toys and play activities. Through this group children are being prepared for preschool and kindergarten learning environments, as well as building relationship with other children. Caregivers also build and strengthen connection and communication with their children, and connect with other caregivers in the community. Kaleidoscope pla… More Children's Programs: http://www.spl.org/audiences/children/chi-calendar-of-events. Contact Info: Beacon Hill Branch 206-684-4711 or Ask a Librarian. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Cost: FREE. Event provided by: The Seattle Public Library. Wednesday, September 7, 2016, 10:00 AM – 11:30 AM.

Toddler Time at SkyMania

Eastside Kids ages 5 and younger can come jump on trampolines! Parents are free and can enjoy free hot beverages plus a comfortable setting to relax while the kids play. No coupons or discounts allowed at this session. $5. Age recommendation: Toddler. Preschool. Cost: Fee. Pre-register: No. Phone: 425-825-7599. Email: info@skymaniatrampolines.com. Wednesday, September 7, 2016, 10:00 AM – 11:30 AM. SkyMania Trampolines 11801 NE 116th St. Suite B Kirkland WA 98034. For more info visit www.skymaniatrampolines.com.

Washington State Fair

South Sound Farm animals, agriculture, home arts, rides, exhibits, kids’ activities, food, fireworks on Friday nights, rodeo shows (Sept. 9-11) and concerts. 10 am to 10 pm Fridays, 9 am to 10 pm Saturdays, 9 am to 9 pm Sundays, 10 am to 9 pm Mondays, Wednesdays and Thursdays through Sept. 25 (closed Tuesdays). $10 to $12.50, $7.50 to $9 seniors and ages 6 to 18, free ages 5 and younger. See online for discounts. Additional fee for rodeo, concerts and Discover the Dinosaurs. Packages available. Age recommendation: All ages. Cost: Fee. Phone: 253-841-5045. Wednesday, September 7, 2016, 10:00 AM – 9:00 PM. Puyallup Fair and Events Center 110 Ninth Ave. S.W. Puyallup WA 98371. For more info visit www.thefair.com.

Toddler Story Time

The Seattle Public Library Where: Greenwood Branch. Room Location: Meeting Room. Audience: Children. Language: English. Summary: It is Toddler Story Time at the Greenwood Library! Bring your toddlers to enjoy stories, rhymes, songs and fun with our children's librarian. Description: Toddler Story Time is designed for children ages 1-3. Please arrive early to grab your ticket and ensure your seat. Story Time Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Story times are some of our most popular events! Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. More Children's Programs: http://www.spl.org/audiences/children/chi-calendar-of-events. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Cost: FREE. Event provided by: The Seattle Public Library. Wednesday, September 7, 2016, 10:15 AM – 10:45 AM.

Children's Story Time with Ms. Lynn!

The Seattle Public Library Where: Douglass-Truth Branch. Room Location: The Gayton Family Meeting Room. Audience: Children. Language: English. Summary: It is Children's Story Time at the Douglass-Truth Branch! Bring your preschoolers and toddlers to enjoy stories, dancing, singing and parachute-play with our Children's Librarian Ms. Lynn. Story Time Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Story times are some of our most popular events! Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. More Children's Programs: http://www.spl.org/audiences/children/chi-calendar-of-events. Contact Info: Douglass-Truth Branch 206-684-4704 or Ask a Librarian. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Cost: FREE. Event provided by: The Seattle Public Library. Wednesday, September 7, 2016, 10:30 AM – 11:00 AM.

Kaleidoscope Play & Learn

The Seattle Public Library Where: Broadview Branch. Room Location: Meeting Room. Audience: Children. Language: English. Summary: Kaleidoscope play & learn offers a chance for children and their families to come play and have a good time. This group is open to children of all abilities, ages 18 months to 5 years old. Description: Children learn and explore through the use of art, music, toys and more. Families learn about their child's development and community resources available to them. Story Time Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Story times are some of our most popular events! Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. More Children's Programs: http://www.spl.org/audiences/children/chi-calendar-of-events. Contact Info: Broadview Branch 206-684-7519 or Ask a Librarian. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Cost: FREE. Event provided by: The Seattle Public Library. Wednesday, September 7, 2016, 10:30 AM – 11:30 AM.

Preschool Story Time

The Seattle Public Library Where: West Seattle Branch. Room Location: Meeting Room. Audience: Children. Language: English. Summary: It's story time at the West Seattle Branch! Bring your preschoolers to enjoy stories, rhymes, songs and fun with our children's librarian. For children ages 3 - 5 years old. Story Time Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Story times are some of our most popular events! Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. More Children's Programs: http://www.spl.org/audiences/children/chi-calendar-of-events. Contact Info: West Seattle Branch 206-684-7444 or Ask a Librarian. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Cost: FREE. Event provided by: The Seattle Public Library. Wednesday, September 7, 2016, 10:30 AM – 11:00 AM.

Preschool Story Time

The Seattle Public Library Where: Ballard Branch. Audience: Children. Language: English. Summary: Bring your preschoolers to the Ballard Branch for stories, songs and fingerplays. Story Time Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Story times are some of our most popular events! Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. More Children's Programs: http://www.spl.org/audiences/children/chi-calendar-of-events. Contact Info: Ballard Branch 206-684-4089 or Ask a Librarian. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Cost: FREE. Event provided by: The Seattle Public Library. Wednesday, September 7, 2016, 10:30 AM – 11:00 AM.

Toddler Story Time

The Seattle Public Library Where: Capitol Hill Branch. Room Location: Meeting Room. Audience: Children. Language: English. Summary: It is story time at the Capitol Hill Library! Bring your toddlers to enjoy stories, rhymes, songs, and fun with our children's librarian. Story Time Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Story times are some of our most popular events! Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. 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. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Cost: FREE. Event provided by: The Seattle Public Library. Wednesday, September 7, 2016, 10:30 AM – 11:00 AM.

Family Story Time

The Seattle Public Library Where: Fremont Branch. Audience: Children. Language: English. Summary: It is story time at the Fremont Branch! Bring your preschoolers and toddlers to enjoy stories, rhymes, songs and fun with our children's librarian. Story Time Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Story times are some of our most popular events! Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. More Children's Programs: http://www.spl.org/audiences/children/chi-calendar-of-events. Contact Info: Fremont Branch 206-684-4084 or Ask a Librarian. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Cost: FREE. Event provided by: The Seattle Public Library. Wednesday, September 7, 2016, 11:00 AM – 11:30 AM.

Toddler Story Time at Magnolia Community Center's Tot Gym

The Seattle Public Library Where: non-library location. Non-Library Location: Other. Address: Magnolia Community Center 2550 34th Ave W Seattle, WA 98199. Audience: Children. Language: English. Summary: It is Toddler Story Time at the Magnolia Community Center! Bring your toddlers to enjoy stories, rhymes, songs and fun with our children's librarian then stay and play at a free Tot Gym! Story Time Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Story times are some of our most popular events! Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. More Children's Programs: http://www.spl.org/audiences/children/chi-calendar-of-events. Contact Info: Magnolia Branch 206-386-4225 or Ask a Librarian. Contact: Amy Faulkner. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Cost: FREE. Event provided by: The Seattle Public Library. Wednesday, September 7, 2016, 11:00 AM – 11:30 AM.

Seattle Kids Tour

Seattle Area We are offering a private family walking tour for young ages in Downtown Seattle. Though every tour varies a little, our typical rout includes Pike Place Market, Seattle Art Museum, Seattle Central Library and a few fun stops in between. We have more tour times available and are flexible with schedules. Shoot us an email or call, we would love to book you a tour! $100 for a private tour for 2 to 5 people, $150 for 6 to 10 people. Age recommendation: Toddler. Preschool. Elementary School. Middle School. Cost: Fee. Pre-register: Yes. Phone: 206-553-9024. Email: kidsbookings@seattlebyfoot.com. Wednesday, September 7, 2016, 11:00 AM – 1:00 PM. Pike Place Market First Avenue and Pine Street Seattle WA 98101.

Firefighter Meet & Greet

Eastside Join us for a special visit with a firefighter from Bellevue Fire Department Factoria Station 4! Discover how firefighters keep us safe, explore the tools and equipment needed to do the job, and learn some basic fire safety. Included with admission. $9.50, $8.50 seniors, free younger than 12 months. Age recommendation: All ages. Cost: Fee. Pre-register: No. Phone: 425-637-8100. Email: info@kidsquestmuseum.org. Wednesday, September 7, 2016, 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM. KidsQuest Children’s Museum 4091 Factoria Square Mall SE Bellevue WA 98006. For more info visit www.kidsquestmuseum.org.

StoryTime for Kids

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

Family Story Time

The Seattle Public Library Where: Greenwood Branch. Room Location: Meeting Room. Audience: Children. Language: English. Summary: It is Family Story Time at the Greenwood Library! Bring your preschoolers and toddlers to enjoy stories, rhymes, songs and fun with our children's librarian. Description: Family Story Time is designed for children ages 1-5. Please arrive early to grab your ticket and ensure your seat. Story Time Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Story times are some of our most popular events! Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. More Children's Programs: http://www.spl.org/audiences/children/chi-calendar-of-events. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Cost: FREE. Event provided by: The Seattle Public Library. Wednesday, September 7, 2016, 11:15 AM – 11:45 AM.

Preschool Story Time

The Seattle Public Library Where: University Branch. Room Location: Meeting Room. Audience: Children. Language: English. Summary: It is story time at the University Branch! Bring your preschoolers to enjoy stories, rhymes, songs and fun with our children's librarian, Ms. Kristin. Story Time Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Story times are some of our most popular events! Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. More Children's Programs: http://www.spl.org/audiences/children/chi-calendar-of-events. Contact Info: University Branch 206-684-4063 or Ask a Librarian. Contact: Kristin Edstrom. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Cost: FREE. Event provided by: The Seattle Public Library. Wednesday, September 7, 2016, 11:15 AM – 11:45 AM.

Toddler Story Time

The Seattle Public Library Where: Green Lake Branch. Room Location: Mary Alice Cooley Meeting Room. Audience: Children. Language: English. Summary: It is story time at the Green Lake Branch! Bring your preschoolers and toddlers to enjoy stories, rhymes, songs and fun with our children's librarian. Story Time Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Story times are some of our most popular events! Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. More Children's Programs: http://www.spl.org/audiences/children/chi-calendar-of-events. Contact Info: Green Lake Branch 206-684-7547 or Ask a Librarian. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Cost: FREE. Event provided by: The Seattle Public Library. Wednesday, September 7, 2016, 11:15 AM – 12:15 PM.

Baby Story Time

The Seattle Public Library Where: High Point Branch. Room Location: Meeting Room. Audience: Children. Language: English. Summary: It is story time at the High Point Branch! Bring your babies to enjoy stories, rhymes, songs and fun with our children's librarian. Story Time Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Story times are some of our most popular events! Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. More Children's Programs: http://www.spl.org/audiences/children/chi-calendar-of-events. Contact Info: High Point Branch 206-684-7454 or Ask a Librarian. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Cost: FREE. Event provided by: The Seattle Public Library. Wednesday, September 7, 2016, 11:30 AM – 12:00 PM.

Toddler Story Time

The Seattle Public Library Where: Ballard Branch. Audience: Children. Language: English. Summary: Bring you toddlers to the Ballard Branch for stories, songs, and finger-plays. Story Time Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Story times are some of our most popular events! Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. More Children's Programs: http://www.spl.org/audiences/children/chi-calendar-of-events. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Cost: FREE. Event provided by: The Seattle Public Library. Wednesday, September 7, 2016, 11:30 AM – 12:00 PM.

Toddler Story Time

The Seattle Public Library Where: Magnolia Branch. Room Location: Meeting Room. Audience: Children. Language: English. Summary: It is Toddler Story Time at the Magnolia Branch! Bring your toddlers to enjoy stories, rhymes, songs and fun with our children's librarian. Story Time Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Story times are some of our most popular events! Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. More Children's Programs: http://www.spl.org/audiences/children/chi-calendar-of-events. Contact Info: Magnolia Branch 206-386-4225 or Ask a Librarian. Contact: Amy Faulkner. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Cost: FREE. Event provided by: The Seattle Public Library. Wednesday, September 7, 2016, 12:00 PM – 12:30 PM.

Baby Story Time with Ms. Mynique

The Seattle Public Library Where: Douglass-Truth Branch. Room Location: The Gayton Family Meeting Room. Audience: Children. Language: English. Summary: It is story time at the Douglass-Truth Branch! Bring your infants to enjoy stories, bounces, songs and fun with our children's librarian, Ms. Mynique! Then stay and play with soft toys and blocks! Story Time Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Story times are some of our most popular events! Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. More Children's Programs: http://www.spl.org/audiences/children/chi-calendar-of-events. Contact Info: Douglass-Truth Branch 206-684-4704 or Ask a Librarian. Contact: Mynique Adams. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Cost: FREE. Event provided by: The Seattle Public Library. Wednesday, September 7, 2016, 1:00 PM – 1:45 PM.

Baby Story Time at the Beacon Hill branch

The Seattle Public Library Where: Beacon Hill Branch. Audience: Children. Language: English. Summary: It is baby story time at the Beacon Hill branch! Bring your babies to enjoy stories, rhymes, songs and fun with our children's librarian. Story Time Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Story times are some of our most popular events! Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. More Children's Programs: http://www.spl.org/audiences/children/chi-calendar-of-events. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Cost: FREE. Event provided by: The Seattle Public Library. Wednesday, September 7, 2016, 1:30 PM – 2:30 PM.

Busy Builders

The Seattle Public Library Where: NewHolly Branch. Room Location: Meeting Room. Audience: Children. Language: English. Summary: Make something fantastic from your imagination with Legos! Build bridges or towers, the possibilities are endless with straws & connectors! Younger ones can practice shapes and colors with magnetic tiles. Description: Busy Builders program promotes imagination and creative play. Includes Legos, plastic straws and connectors, Jenga blocks, Picasso Magnetic Tiles and puzzles. Suggested age is 3-10. Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Contact Info: NewHolly Branch 206-386-1905 or Ask a Librarian. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Cost: FREE. Event provided by: The Seattle Public Library. Wednesday, September 7, 2016, 4:00 PM – 5:30 PM.

Homework Help

The Seattle Public Library Where: Broadview Branch. Audience: Children. Teens. Language: English. Summary: Homework Help volunteers will be at this branch to assist students on a drop-in basis throughout the school year, with the exception of school holidays. Description: These super volunteers provide support and encouragement to students and are especially good at helping new English speakers. , Please note that, while Homework Help is available to students from kindergarten through 12th grade, volunteers are not responsible for children, who should not be left unsupervised. Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. More Options: Homework Help for Children, Homework Help for Teens. Contact Info: Broadview Branch 206-684-7519 or Ask a Librarian. Contact: Irene Haines or Carrie Tuckwood. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Cost: FREE. Event provided by: The Seattle Public Library. Wednesday, September 7, 2016, 4:00 PM – 7:30 PM.

Wakhtiyo Sheeko oo Soomali ah (Somali Story Time

The Seattle Public Library Where: High Point Branch. Room Location: Meeting Room. Audience: Children. Language: Soomaali. Summary: Fadlan Keen Caruurtaada Si Ay U Qaataan Waqti Xiiso leh, Iyo Sheeko Xariiro Ku Bixi Doonta Afka Soomaaliaga. Story Time Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Story times are some of our most popular events! Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Translation: It is Somali story time at the High Point Branch! Bring your children to enjoy stories, rhymes and fun in Somali. More Children's Programs: http://www.spl.org/audiences/children/chi-calendar-of-events. Contact Info: High Point Branch 206-684-7454 or Ask a Librarian. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Cost: FREE. Event provided by: The Seattle Public Library. Wednesday, September 7, 2016, 5:00 PM – 5:30 PM.

Low Sensory Evenings

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

Effective Résumé for the New Economy

The Seattle Public Library Where: Central Library. Room Location: Level 4 - Room 4 - Boeing Technology Training Center. Class type: Job Skills. Audience: Adults. Language: English. Summary: Develop a résumé that stands out to employers. Description: Learn what employers are looking for in résumés, as well as the 10 key points of a successful résumé. A résumé template will be distributed that can be used in paper or electronic form. Class Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. No registration is required. Seating may be limited based on room capacity. Class prerequisites: Computer Basics or the ability to work in the Windows environment. This course is offered by South Seattle College as part of an ongoing Job Procurement series. Contact Info: *Central Library 206-386-4636 or Ask a Librarian. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Cost: FREE. Event provided by: The Seattle Public Library. Wednesday, September 7, 2016, 5:30 PM – 7:30 PM.

An Evening with Jake Shimabukuro

South Sound Known for his energetic strumming on the ukulele, Jake Shimabukuro’s performance incorporates elements of thoughtful, sophisticated arrangements and spontaneous, improvised passages. $29 to $85. Performance Type: Music. Age recommendation: Elementary School. Middle School. High School. Cost: Fee. Phone: 253-591-5890. Wednesday, September 7, 2016, 7:30 PM. Pantages Theater 901 Broadway Tacoma WA 98402. For more info visit www.broadwaycenter.org.