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Free Spanish Language Class

Seattle Area Looking for a Spanish class for your child? Then come to Sponge and try a class for FREE. We also offer Hindi, Mandarin, Japanese, and French classes to children ages birth to 10. Our amazing teachers are native speakers who use music, art, drama, and play to make learning a language fun! Email info@spongeschool.com to schedule your free trial class with Sponge! Age recommendation: Preschool. Elementary School. Cost: FREE. Pre-register: Yes. Phone: 206-227-7138. Email: info@spongeschool.com. Thursday, March 26, 2015, 9:00 AM – 10:30 AM. Sponge 3107 S. Day St. Seattle WA 98144.

Fiddleheads Family Nature Class

Seattle Area Join us for a Fiddleheads Family Nature Class this winter, and make connections with the natural world that will last a lifetime. Through science-based exploration and outdoor play preschoolers and their caregivers will experience the UW Botanic Gardens using their senses. Class will begin with an opportunity to explore several learning stations based on the week's theme where your child can practice fine motor skills, sensory investigation, creativity, and pre-math and literacy skills. Then the group will gather together to do a name rhyme and topic introduction before heading out on a hike. Along the way, we will play a game and listen to a story related to the theme. Above all, we will explore and let the natural curiosity of the young ones direct our adventures. $18 parent/child drop-in ($9 additional child); $14 parent/child ($7 additional child) 10-week series. See calendar and registration information online. Age recommendation: Toddler. Preschool. Cost: Fee. Pre-register: Yes. Phone: 206-685-8033. Email: uwbgeduc@uw.edu. Thursday, March 26, 2015, 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM. Washington Park Arboretum Graham Visitor Center 2300 Arboretum Drive E. Seattle WA 98112. For more info visit depts.washington.edu.

Incredible Kids Day

Seattle Area How can you be an incredible kid today? Anyone can be an Incredible Kid . . . You can make friends with the new kid in school, give back to your community by volunteering to pick up trash, or just share your favorite toy. Join us as we explore all the ways to be Incredible Kids! Included with admission. $8.25, $7.25 grandparents, $7 active military, free younger than 12 months. Age recommendation: Infant. Toddler. Preschool. Elementary School. Cost: Fee. Phone: 206-441-1768. Thursday, March 26, 2015, 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM. Seattle Children's Museum 305 Harrison St. Seattle WA 98109. For more info visit thechildrensmuseum.org.

Big Trouble!

North Sound Through song, storytelling, illustration, puppetry, performance vignettes and audience participation, Tim Noah and Company shed light on bullying. 10 a.m. March 25, 26 and 28. $6. Performance Type: Theater. Age recommendation: Toddler. Preschool. Elementary School. Cost: Fee. Phone: 360-568-9412. Thursday, March 26, 2015, 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM. Tim Noah Thumbnail Theater 1211 Fourth St. Snohomish WA 98290. For more info visit thumbnailtheater.com.

Toddler Story Time

The Seattle Public Library Where: Northeast Branch. Room Location: Meeting Room. Event provided by: The Seattle Public Library. Audience: Children. Language: English. Summary: It is story time at the Northeast Branch! Bring your toddlers to enjoy stories, rhymes, songs and fun with our children's librarian. Notes: Library events and programs are free and eveyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Story times are some of our most popular events! Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. More Children's Programs: http://www.spl.org/audiences/children/chi-calendar-of-events. Contact Info: Northeast Branch 206-684-7539 or Ask a Librarian. Cost: FREE. Thursday, March 26, 2015, 10:15 AM – 10:35 AM.

Children's Story Time

The Seattle Public Library Where: Douglass-Truth Branch. Event provided by: The Seattle Public Library. 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! Notes: Library events and programs are free and eveyone 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. Cost: FREE. Thursday, March 26, 2015, 10:30 AM – 11:00 AM.

Family Story Time

The Seattle Public Library Where: Greenwood Branch. Room Location: Meeting Room. Event provided by: The Seattle Public Library. Audience: Children. Language: English. Summary: It is Family Story Time at the Greenwood Branch! Bring your preschoolers and toddlers to enjoy stories, rhymes, songs and fun with our children's librarian. Description: Children (ages 1-5) and their caregivers are invited to enjoy stories, rhymes, songs and fun with our children's librarian. Notes: Library events and programs are free and eveyone 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. Cost: FREE. Thursday, March 26, 2015, 10:30 AM – 11:00 AM.

Family Story Time and Craft

The Seattle Public Library Where: Broadview Branch. Room Location: Meeting Room. Event provided by: The Seattle Public Library. Audience: Children. Language: English. Summary: It is story time at the Broadview Library! Bring your preschoolers and toddlers to enjoy stories, rhymes, songs and fun with our children's librarian. More Children's Programs: http://www.spl.org/audiences/children/chi-calendar-of-events. Contact Info: Broadview Branch 206-684-7519 or Ask a Librarian. Cost: FREE. Thursday, March 26, 2015, 10:30 AM – 11:30 AM.

Grupo Bilingüe de Juegos / Bilingual Kaleidoscope play & learn

The Seattle Public Library Where: Columbia Branch. Room Location: The Weiland Family Meeting Room. Event provided by: The Seattle Public Library. Audience: Children. Language: English, Español. Summary: Grupo Bilingüe de juegos para padres y cuidadores con niños entre las edades de Nacimiento hasta 5 años. (Bilingual play group for ages birth to 5.). Description: Niños escuchan cuentos, cantan y participan en actividades de artes con sus padres o cuidador durante la hora de grupo. Tambien hay tiempo para que los niños exploran varios juguetes y actividades. El hora de Juego Libre y Tiempo de Círculo de 10:30 a 11:30 a.m. Les animamos a los padres y cuidadores traer una comida para comer con su niño/a y compartir en grupo. A traves de este grupo, los niños reciben preparacion para el ambiente de aprendizaje que se encuentra en el prescolar y kinder, ademas de formand… Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Story times are some of our most popular events! Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Translation: Children listen to stories, sing songs and do simple arts and crafts with their caregivers during the group time. There is also play time for children to explore various toys and play activities. Free play and circle time from 10:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. Caregivers are encouraged to bring a lunch or snack and eat together from 11:30 - noon. Through this group children are being prepared for preschool and kindergarten learning environments as well as building relationship with others. Caregivers also build up… More Children's Programs: http://www.spl.org/audiences/children/chi-calendar-of-events. Contact Info: Columbia Branch 206-386-1908 or Ask a Librarian. Cost: FREE. Thursday, March 26, 2015, 10:30 AM – 12:00 PM.

Preschool Story Time

The Seattle Public Library Where: Central Library. Room Location: Level 1 - Anne Marie Gault Story Hour Room. Event provided by: The Seattle Public Library. Audience: Children. Language: English. Summary: It is story time at Central Library! Bring your preschoolers to enjoy stories, rhymes, songs and fun with our children's librarian. Notes: Library events and programs are free and eveyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Story times are some of our most popular events! Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. More Children's Programs: http://www.spl.org/audiences/children/chi-calendar-of-events. Contact Info: *Central Library Children's Desk 206-386-4675 or Ask a Librarian. Cost: FREE. Thursday, March 26, 2015, 10:30 AM – 11:00 AM.

Preschool Story Time

The Seattle Public Library Where: Beacon Hill Branch. Room Location: Friends of The Seattle Public Library Meeting Room. Event provided by: The Seattle Public Library. Audience: Children. Language: English. Summary: It is story time at the Beacon Hill Branch! Bring your preschoolers to enjoy stories, rhymes, songs and fun with our children's librarian. More Children's Programs: http://www.spl.org/audiences/children/chi-calendar-of-events. Contact Info: Beacon Hill Branch 206-684-4711 or Ask a Librarian. Cost: FREE. Thursday, March 26, 2015, 10:30 AM – 11:00 AM.

Free Spanish Language Class

Seattle Area Looking for a Spanish class for your child? Then come to Sponge and try a class for FREE. We also offer Hindi, Mandarin, Japanese, and French classes to children ages birth to 10. Our amazing teachers are native speakers who use music, art, drama, and play to make learning a language fun! Email info@spongeschool.com to schedule your free trial class with Sponge! Age recommendation: Toddler. Preschool. Cost: FREE. Pre-register: Yes. Phone: 206-227-7138. Email: info@spongeschool.com. Thursday, March 26, 2015, 10:30 AM – 11:30 AM. Sponge 3107 S. Day St. Seattle WA 98144.

中文故事会 (Mandarin Chinese Story Time)

The Seattle Public Library Where: Beacon Hill Branch. Room Location: Friends of The Seattle Public Library Meeting Room. Event provided by: The Seattle Public Library. Audience: Children. Language: 中文. Summary: 开心享受国语儿歌、故事及歌曲!(Enjoy rhymes, stories and songs in Mandarin Chinese!). Description: 所有活动均为免费。在各分馆设有限额免费停车位。. More Children's Programs: http://www.spl.org/audiences/children/chi-calendar-of-events. Contact Info: Beacon Hill Branch 206-684-4711 or Ask a Librarian. Cost: FREE. Thursday, March 26, 2015, 11:00 AM – 11:30 AM.

Family Story Time

The Seattle Public Library Where: NewHolly Branch. Room Location: Meeting Room. Event provided by: The Seattle Public Library. Audience: Children. Language: English. Summary: It is story time at the NewHolly Branch! Bring your preschoolers and toddlers to enjoy stories, rhymes, songs and fun with our children's librarian. Notes: Library events and programs are free and eveyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Story times are some of our most popular events! Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. More Children's Programs: http://www.spl.org/audiences/children/chi-calendar-of-events. Contact Info: NewHolly Branch 206-386-1905 or Ask a Librarian. Cost: FREE. Thursday, March 26, 2015, 11:00 AM – 11:30 AM.

Family Story Time

The Seattle Public Library Where: Madrona/Sally Goldmark Branch. Room Location: Mimi Howard Reading Area. Event provided by: The Seattle Public Library. Audience: Children. Language: English. Summary: It is story time at the Madrona-Sally Goldmark Branch! Bring your children ages 0-5 to enjoy stories, rhymes, songs, crafts and fun with our children's librarian. Notes: Library events and programs are free and eveyone 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: Madrona/Sally Goldmark Branch 206-684-4705 or Ask a Librarian. Cost: FREE. Thursday, March 26, 2015, 11:00 AM – 11:30 AM.

Family Story Time

The Seattle Public Library Where: Queen Anne Branch. Event provided by: The Seattle Public Library. 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. Notes: Library events and programs are free and eveyone 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. Cost: FREE. Thursday, March 26, 2015, 11:00 AM – 11:30 AM.

Kaleidoscope play & learn

The Seattle Public Library Where: Delridge Branch. Room Location: Meeting Room. Event provided by: The Seattle Public Library. Audience: Children. Language: English, Español, Soomaali. Summary: Kaleidoscope play & learn groups are led by trained facilitators who guide children and adults through a variety of developmental activities that promote early learning. Description: Kaleidoscope play & learn groups are led by trained facilitators who guide children and adults through a variety of developmental activities that promote early learning. Group activities include art, music and movement, and circle time. The weekly sessions are open to parents and caregivers with children between the ages of 2 to 5. Adults are provided information on school readiness, early literacy, health and development, and community resources.Group is co-facilitated in English, Spanish and Somal… Notes: Library events and programs are free and eveyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Story times are some of our most popular events! Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. More Children's Programs: http://www.spl.org/audiences/children/chi-calendar-of-events. Contact Info: Delridge Branch 206-733-9125 or Ask a Librarian. Cost: FREE. Thursday, March 26, 2015, 11:00 AM – 12:30 PM.

Tugboat Storytime

Seattle Area Listen to stories about boats and the sea aboard the Arthur Foss, a 100-year-old tugboat. After stories, there is time to explore the boat. This is an indoor/outdoor activity; dress accordingly. Ages 2 to 5. Not intended for preschool groups. Age recommendation: Toddler. Preschool. Cost: FREE. Phone: 206-382-2628. Thursday, March 26, 2015, 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM. Historic Ships Wharf 866 Terry Ave. N. Seattle WA 98109. For more info visit www.atlakeunionpark.org.

Preschool Story Time

The Seattle Public Library Where: Magnolia Branch. Room Location: Meeting Room. Event provided by: The Seattle Public Library. Audience: Children. Language: English. Summary: It is Preschool Story Time at the Magnolia Branch! Bring your preschoolers to enjoy stories, rhymes, songs and fun with our children's librarian. Notes: Library events and programs are free and eveyone 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 LaVare or Jonis Black. Cost: FREE. Thursday, March 26, 2015, 11:15 AM – 11:45 AM.

Toddler Story Time

The Seattle Public Library Where: Northeast Branch. Room Location: Meeting Room. Event provided by: The Seattle Public Library. Audience: Children. Language: English. Summary: It is story time at the Northeast Branch! Bring your toddlers to enjoy stories, rhymes, songs and fun with our children's librarian. Notes: Library events and programs are free and eveyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Story times are some of our most popular events! Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. More Children's Programs: http://www.spl.org/audiences/children/chi-calendar-of-events. Contact Info: Northeast Branch 206-684-7539 or Ask a Librarian. Cost: FREE. Thursday, March 26, 2015, 11:15 AM – 11:35 AM.

Toddler Stories and Art

The Seattle Public Library Where: High Point Branch. Room Location: Meeting Room. Event provided by: The Seattle Public Library. Audience: Children. Language: English. Summary: It is art story time at the High Point Branch! Bring your toddlers to enjoy a special art project with our children’s librarian and Neighborhood House-High Point’s Miss Megan! Notes: Library events and programs are free and eveyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Story times are some of our most popular events! Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. More Children's Programs: http://www.spl.org/audiences/children/chi-calendar-of-events. Contact Info: High Point Branch 206-684-7454 or Ask a Librarian. Cost: FREE. Thursday, March 26, 2015, 11:30 AM – 12:00 PM.

Free Spanish Language Class

Seattle Area Looking for a Spanish class for your child? Then come to Sponge and try a class for FREE. We also offer Hindi, Mandarin, Japanese, and French classes to children ages birth to 10. Our amazing teachers are native speakers who use music, art, drama, and play to make learning a language fun! Email info@spongeschool.com to schedule your free trial class with Sponge! Age recommendation: Infant. Toddler. Preschool. Cost: FREE. Pre-register: Yes. Phone: 206-227-7138. Email: info@spongeschool.com. Thursday, March 26, 2015, 11:30 AM – 12:30 PM. Sponge 3107 S. Day St. Seattle WA 98144.

Baby Story Time

The Seattle Public Library Where: Broadview Branch. Event provided by: The Seattle Public Library. Audience: Children. Language: English. Summary: It is baby story time at the Broadview Branch! Bring your infants age 0-12 months to enjoy stories, rhymes, songs and activities with our children's librarian. Stay afterward for a social playtime with other babies and grown-ups. Notes: Library events and programs are free and eveyone 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. Cost: FREE. Thursday, March 26, 2015, 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM.

Baby Story Time

The Seattle Public Library Where: Columbia Branch. Event provided by: The Seattle Public Library. Audience: Children. Language: English. Summary: It is baby story time at the Columbia Branch! Bring blankets and your babies 0-12 months to enjoy games, rhymes, songs and fun. Notes: Library events and programs are free and eveyone 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. Cost: FREE. Thursday, March 26, 2015, 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM.

Free Mandarin Language Class

Eastside Looking for a Mandarin class for your child? Then come to Sponge and try a class for FREE. We also offer Spanish, Hindi, Japanese, and French classes to children ages birth to 10. Our amazing teachers are native speakers who use music, art, drama, and play to make learning a language fun! Email info@spongeschool.com to schedule your free trial class with Sponge! Age recommendation: Infant. Toddler. Cost: FREE. Pre-register: Yes. Phone: 206-227-7138. Email: info@spongeschool.com. Thursday, March 26, 2015, 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM. ROMP 13500 Bel-Red Road, Ste. 7A Bellevue WA 98005.

Free Mandarin Language Class

Eastside Looking for a Mandarin class for your child? Then come to Sponge and try a class for FREE. We also offer Spanish, Hindi, Japanese, and French classes to children ages birth to 10. Our amazing teachers are native speakers who use music, art, drama, and play to make learning a language fun! Email info@spongeschool.com to schedule your free trial class with Sponge! Age recommendation: Preschool. Cost: FREE. Pre-register: Yes. Phone: 206-227-7138. Email: info@spongeschool.com. Thursday, March 26, 2015, 3:00 PM – 4:30 PM. ROMP 13500 Bel-Red Road, Ste. 7A Bellevue WA 98005.

Youth Drop-In

The Seattle Public Library Where: Central Library. Room Location: Level 3 - Starbucks Teen Center. Event provided by: The Seattle Public Library. Audience: Teens. Adults. Language: English. Summary: Youth ages 12-25 are invited to join us for a free weekly drop-in in the Central Library Teen Center. Description: Hosted in partnership with New Horizons and YouthCare, drop-ins will offer free snacks, activities and resources. Notes: Library events and programs are free and all youth ages 12-25 are welcome. Registration is not required. Contact Info: *Central Library Teen Center 206-615-1410 or E-mail the Teen Center. Cost: FREE. Thursday, March 26, 2015, 4:00 PM – 6:00 PM.

Math Buddies

The Seattle Public Library Where: Rainier Beach Branch. Room Location: Teen Area. Event provided by: The Seattle Public Library. Audience: Children. Teens. Language: English. Summary: Math Buddies is a program that pairs elementary school students with high school students to play real-world math games. Description: Math Buddies is an opportunity for students to discover the joy of playing with real-world math through games and activities and for teens to gain experience volunteering. 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. Contact: Dennis Carlisle. Cost: FREE. Thursday, March 26, 2015, 4:00 PM – 6:00 PM.

Lego Building

Seattle Area Come play and build with Legos! Age recommendation: Preschool. Elementary School. Cost: FREE. Phone: 206-782-0098. Thursday, March 26, 2015, 4:00 PM – 5:00 PM. Top Ten Toys 120 N. 85th St. Seattle WA. For more info visit www.toptentoys.com.

Korean Story Time

Seattle Area Enjoy stories, songs, rhymes, and activities in Korean presented by June Sohn. For Korean speaking children and those interested in the language. Ideal for ages 2 and older and their families. Age recommendation: Toddler. Preschool. Cost: FREE. Pre-register: No. Phone: 206-362-7550. Thursday, March 26, 2015, 4:30 PM – 5:00 PM. Shoreline Library 345 N.E. 175th St. Shoreline WA 98155.

Free Mandarin Language Class

Eastside Looking for a Mandarin class for your child? Then come to Sponge and try a class for FREE. We also offer Spanish, Hindi, Japanese, and French classes to children ages birth to 10. Our amazing teachers are native speakers who use music, art, drama, and play to make learning a language fun! Email info@spongeschool.com to schedule your free trial class with Sponge! Age recommendation: Elementary School. Cost: FREE. Pre-register: Yes. Phone: 206-227-7138. Email: info@spongeschool.com. Thursday, March 26, 2015, 4:30 PM – 6:00 PM. ROMP 13500 Bel-Red Road, Ste. 7A Bellevue WA 98005.

Chess Club

The Seattle Public Library Where: Northeast Branch. Room Location: Meeting Room. Event provided by: The Seattle Public Library. Audience: Children. Teens. Adults. Language: English. Summary: Come play a game of chess! Children, teens and adults - people of all ages are invited to drop by for fun and casual games of chess. Chess puzzles and basic chess instruction also available. Description: All skill levels are welcome. Chess sets and guidance by an adult chess coach will be available. Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Contact Info: Northeast Branch 206-684-7539 or Ask a Librarian. Cost: FREE. Thursday, March 26, 2015, 5:30 PM – 7:30 PM.

Cartoon Happy Hour

Seattle Area Bring the family and watch cartoons on the big screen every Thursday evening as you take advantage of special food and drink offers. Age recommendation: All ages. Cost: FREE. Thursday, March 26, 2015, 5:30 PM – 7:00 PM. Central Cinema 1411 21st Ave. Seattle WA 98122. For more info visit central-cinema.com.

Pajama Story Time

The Seattle Public Library Where: Lake City Branch. Room Location: Meeting Room. Event provided by: The Seattle Public Library. Audience: Children. Language: English. Summary: It is story time at the Lake City Branch! Bring your children from birth to 8 years old to enjoy stories, rhymes, songs, crafts and fun with our children's librarian, Ms. Nancy! Description: You are invited to stay and enjoy Family Night Out from 6:30-7:30 p.m.! Notes: Library events and programs are free and eveyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Story times are some of our most popular events! Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. More Children's Programs: http://www.spl.org/audiences/children/chi-calendar-of-events. Contact Info: Lake City Branch 206-684-7518 or Ask a Librarian. Cost: FREE. Thursday, March 26, 2015, 6:00 PM – 6:30 PM.

Open Studio Night for Teens

North Sound Teens can get creative with local artists, as well as enjoy glass blowing demonstrations and refreshments. Age recommendation: Middle School. High School. Cost: FREE. Phone: 425-259-5050. Thursday, March 26, 2015, 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM. Schack Art Center 2921 Hoyt Ave. Everett WA 98201. For more info visit www.schack.org.

Family Night Out

The Seattle Public Library Where: Lake City Branch. Room Location: Meeting Room. Event provided by: The Seattle Public Library. Audience: Children. Language: English. Summary: Children from birth to age 12 and their caregivers are invited to join us for games, crafts, science, puzzles, fun and more! Description: You are invited to come early to enjoy Pajama Story Time at 6:00 p.m.! Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Contact Info: Lake City Branch 206-684-7518 or Ask a Librarian. Cost: FREE. Thursday, March 26, 2015, 6:30 PM – 7:30 PM.

Goodnight Moon

Seattle Area In this intimate production, everyone will revel with Bunny in the fun of jumping cows, dancing bears and a room that springs to life. Adapted from the book by Margaret Wise Brown and Clement Hurd, Goodnight Moon is a truly timeless theatre experience the whole family can enjoy. $25 to $36. Performance Type: Theater. Age recommendation: Infant. Toddler. Preschool. Cost: Fee. Phone: 206-441-3322. Email: tickets@sct.org. Thursday, March 26, 2015, 7:00 PM. Seattle Children's Theatre 201 Thomas St. Seattle WA 98109. For more info visit www.sct.org.

The 29 Steps

Seattle Area Puget Sound Community School presents: Alfred Hitchcock's The 39 Steps, performed by PSCS middle- and high-school students students and directed by Crysta Swarts. Richard Hannay, devilishly handsome, gets twisted up in international intrigue when the beautiful Annabella Schmidt invites herself up to his apartment and explains that she is a secret agent on the trail of The 39 Steps, an organization with the power to destroy the world. When she later stumbles into the living room with a knife in her back, Hannay leaves his London flat for a wild chase through Scotland. A joyful riff on film noir and Alfred Hitchcock, The 39 Steps blends suspense, romance, and comedy to provide an evening of family-friendly entertainment. 7:30 p.m. March 26-27. $12.50 advance, $15 at the door. Performance Type: Theater. Age recommendation: Elementary School. Middle School. High School. Cost: Fee. Pre-register: Yes. Phone: 206-728-0933. Email: sieglinde@pscs.org. Thursday, March 26, 2015, 7:00 PM. Annex Theater 1100 E. Pike St. Seattle WA 98122.

Cougars!

North Sound Join presenter Brian Kertson for an entertaining and informative lecture on cougar ecology, behavior, and management. Learn how to identify signs in the field and the keys to coexisting with cougars where you live and recreate. Grades 4 and higher. $5 to $7. Pre-register. Age recommendation: Middle School. High School. Cost: Fee. Pre-register: Yes. Phone: 425-316-8592. Thursday, March 26, 2015, 7:00 PM – 8:30 PM. Northwest Stream Center 600 128th St. S.E. Everett WA 98208. For more info visit www.streamkeeper.org.

Our Only May Amelia

South Sound Adapted from the Newberry Award winning novel by Jennifer L. Holm about a girl named May Amelia being raised on a remote Southwest Washington farm in the late 19th century. Ages 8 and older. $19, $16 students, seniors and military, $13 ages 11 and younger. Thrifty Thursdays are March 26 and April 2 at 7 p.m.; $5 minimum sugg. donation tickets available by cash or check in person on the day of the show. Performance Type: Theater. Age recommendation: Elementary School. Middle School. High School. Cost: Fee. Phone: 360-570-1638. Thursday, March 26, 2015, 7:00 PM. Olympia Family Theater 612 Fourth Ave. E. Olympia WA 98501. For more info visit olyft.org.

Moisture Festival

Seattle Area Showcase of comedy/varietè artists including acrobats, dancers, musicians, clowns, aerialists, comedians, magicians, jugglers and more. Most shows all-ages (especially 3 p.m. shows), see website for schedule. 7:30 p.m. Wednesdays through Sundays, 3 p.m. weekends, through April 12. $20, $15 seniors, $10 youth. Performance Type: Other Performances. Age recommendation: All ages. Cost: Fee. Phone: 206-297-1405. Thursday, March 26, 2015, 7:30 PM. Hale’s Palladium 4301 Leary Way N.W. Seattle WA 98107. For more info visit moisturefestival.org.

Emerald City Comicon

Seattle Area Comic books, gaming, celebrities and more. 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. March 27 (March 28 sold out), 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. March 29. $35, $10 ages 3 to 10. Online ticket purchasing only. Age recommendation: All ages. Cost: Fee. Pre-register: Yes. Friday, March 27, 2015, 10:00 AM – 7:00 PM. Washington State Convention Center 800 Convention Place Seattle WA 98101. For more info visit www.emeraldcitycomicon.com.

Fiddleheads Family Nature Class

Seattle Area Join us for a Fiddleheads Family Nature Class this winter, and make connections with the natural world that will last a lifetime. Through science-based exploration and outdoor play preschoolers and their caregivers will experience the UW Botanic Gardens using their senses. Class will begin with an opportunity to explore several learning stations based on the week's theme where your child can practice fine motor skills, sensory investigation, creativity, and pre-math and literacy skills. Then the group will gather together to do a name rhyme and topic introduction before heading out on a hike. Along the way, we will play a game and listen to a story related to the theme. Above all, we will explore and let the natural curiosity of the young ones direct our adventures. $18 parent/child drop-in ($9 additional child); $14 parent/child ($7 additional child) 10-week series. See calendar and registration information online. Age recommendation: Toddler. Preschool. Cost: Fee. Pre-register: Yes. Phone: 206-685-8033. Email: uwbgeduc@uw.edu. Friday, March 27, 2015, 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM. Washington Park Arboretum Graham Visitor Center 2300 Arboretum Drive E. Seattle WA 98112. For more info visit depts.washington.edu.

Kruckeberg Easter Egg Hunt

Seattle Area Avoid the frenzied crowds at the single day events and come search at your own pace for eggs. FREE, donations appreciated. Age recommendation: Toddler. Preschool. Elementary School. Cost: FREE. Pre-register: No. Phone: 206-546-1281. Email: programs@kruckeberg.org. Friday, March 27, 2015, 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM. Kruckeberg Botanic Garden 20312 15th Ave. N.W. Shoreline WA 98177. For more info visit www.kruckeberg.org.

Free Mandarin Language Class

Eastside Looking for a Mandarin class for your child? Then come to Sponge and try a class for FREE. We also offer Spanish, Hindi, Japanese, and French classes to children ages birth to 10. Our amazing teachers are native speakers who use music, art, drama, and play to make learning a language fun! Email info@spongeschool.com to schedule your free trial class with Sponge! Age recommendation: Infant. Toddler. Cost: FREE. Pre-register: Yes. Phone: 206-227-7138. Email: info@spongeschool.com. Friday, March 27, 2015, 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM. Emerald Ballet Theater 12368 Northup Way Bellevue WA 98005.

Hora de cuentos! (Spanish Story Time)

The Seattle Public Library Where: Greenwood Branch. Room Location: Meeting Room. Event provided by: The Seattle Public Library. Audience: Children. Language: Español. Summary: ¡Es una hora de cuentos para los niños y sus familias! (It 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. Notes: Los programas de la biblioteca son gratuitos. Library events and programs are free and eveyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Story times are some of our most popular events! Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Translation: Children and their families are invited to celebrate stories, songs, and fun in Spanish. More Children's Programs: http://www.spl.org/audiences/children/chi-calendar-of-events. Contact Info: Greenwood Branch 206-684-4086 or Ask a Librarian. Cost: FREE. Friday, March 27, 2015, 10:30 AM – 11:00 AM.

Toddler Story Time

The Seattle Public Library Where: Rainier Beach Branch. Room Location: Meeting Room. Event provided by: The Seattle Public Library. Audience: Children. Language: English. Summary: It is story time at the Rainier Beach Branch! Bring your toddlers to enjoy stories, rhymes, songs and fun with our children's librarian. Notes: Library events and programs are free and eveyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Story times are some of our most popular events! Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. More Children's Programs: http://www.spl.org/audiences/children/chi-calendar-of-events. Contact Info: Rainier Beach Branch 206-386-1906 or Ask a Librarian. Cost: FREE. Friday, March 27, 2015, 10:30 AM – 11:00 AM.

FREE Drop-in Playgroup

Seattle Area Join kids ages birth to 5 and their parents/caregivers every Wednesday and Friday for a drop-in playgroup! Have fun playing with other families, reading, and singing. First-time families will be asked to fill out a registration form. Age recommendation: Infant. Toddler. Preschool. Cost: FREE. Pre-register: No. Phone: 206-694-6849. Email: saraht@familyworksseattle.org. Friday, March 27, 2015, 10:30 AM – 12:00 PM. FamilyWorks 1501 N. 45th St. Seattle WA 98103.

中文故事会 (Mandarin Chinese Story Time)

The Seattle Public Library Where: Lake City Branch. Event provided by: The Seattle Public Library. Audience: Children. Language: 中文. Summary: 开心享受国语儿歌、故事及歌曲!(Enjoy rhymes, stories, and songs in Mandarin Chinese!). Description: 适合幼童及家长参加。. Notes: Library events and programs are free and eveyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Story times are some of our most popular events! Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. More Children's Programs: http://www.spl.org/audiences/children/chi-calendar-of-events. Contact Info: Lake City Branch 206-684-7518 or Ask a Librarian. Cost: FREE. Friday, March 27, 2015, 11:00 AM – 11:30 AM.

Chinese Story Times: Ni Hao!

Seattle Area Enjoy stories, culture and activities in Mandarin Chinese. Ideal for ages 3 to 6 who speak Chinese and those interested in the language! Presented by Hua Zhang. Cost: FREE. Age recommendation: Preschool. Phone: 206-362-7550. Pre-register: No. Friday, March 27, 2015, 11:00 AM – 11:30 AM. Shoreline Library 345 N.E. 175th St. Shoreline WA 98155.

Free French Language Class

Seattle Area Looking for a French class for your child? Then come to Sponge and try a class for FREE. We also offer Spanish, Mandarin, Japanese, and Hindi classes to children ages birth to 10. Our amazing teachers are native speakers who use music, art, drama, and play to make learning a language fun! Email info@spongeschool.com to schedule your free trial class with Sponge! Age recommendation: Infant. Toddler. Cost: FREE. Pre-register: Yes. Phone: 206-227-7138. Email: info@spongeschool.com. Friday, March 27, 2015, 11:30 AM – 12:30 PM. Sponge 3107 S. Day St. Seattle WA 98144.

Free French Language Class

Seattle Area Looking for a French class for your child? Then come to Sponge and try a class for FREE. We also offer Spanish, Mandarin, Japanese, and Hindi classes to children ages birth to 10. Our amazing teachers are native speakers who use music, art, drama, and play to make learning a language fun! Email info@spongeschool.com to schedule your free trial class with Sponge! Age recommendation: Preschool. Cost: FREE. Pre-register: Yes. Phone: 206-227-7138. Email: info@spongeschool.com. Friday, March 27, 2015, 1:00 PM – 2:30 PM. Sponge 3107 S. Day St. Seattle WA 98144.

Lego Mania!

The Seattle Public Library Where: Lake City Branch. Room Location: Meeting Room. Event provided by: The Seattle Public Library. Audience: Children. Teens. Adults. Language: English. Summary: Join us to play with Legos and Duplos! Create something super-fantastic from your own imagination. For all ages. Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Contact Info: Lake City Branch 206-684-7518 or Ask a Librarian. Cost: FREE. Friday, March 27, 2015, 3:30 PM – 5:00 PM.

Wakhtiyo Sheeko oo Soomali ah (Somali Story Time)

The Seattle Public Library Where: Rainier Beach Branch. Room Location: Meeting Room. Event provided by: The Seattle Public Library. Audience: Children. Language: Soomaali. Summary: Fadlan Keen Caruurtaada Si Ay U Qaataan Waqti Xiiso leh, Iyo Sheeko Xariiro Ku Bixi Doonta Afka Soomaaliaga. (It is Somali story time at the Rainier Beach Branch! Bring your children to enjoy stories, rhymes and fun in Somali.). Notes: Library events and programs are free and eveyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Story times are some of our most popular events! Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. More Children's Programs: http://www.spl.org/audiences/children/chi-calendar-of-events. Contact Info: Rainier Beach Branch 206-386-1906 or Ask a Librarian. Cost: FREE. Friday, March 27, 2015, 5:00 PM – 5:30 PM.

Movies at Mercer Slough: An Original Duckumentary

Eastside This program follows a wood duck family as a male and female create a bond, migrate together across thousands of miles, nurture and protect a brood of chicks, then come full circle as they head to their wintering grounds. Popcorn provided! All ages welcome. FREE. Age recommendation: All ages. Cost: FREE. Pre-register: No. Phone: 425-452-2565. Email: MSEEC@bellevuewa.gov. Friday, March 27, 2015, 5:00 PM – 6:00 PM. Mercer Slough Environmental Education Center, Douglas Fir Community Room 1625 118th Ave. S.E. Bellevue WA 98005. For more info visit www.bellevuewa.gov.

Goodnight Moon

Seattle Area In this intimate production, everyone will revel with Bunny in the fun of jumping cows, dancing bears and a room that springs to life. Adapted from the book by Margaret Wise Brown and Clement Hurd, Goodnight Moon is a truly timeless theatre experience the whole family can enjoy. $25 to $36. Performance Type: Theater. Age recommendation: Infant. Toddler. Preschool. Cost: Fee. Phone: 206-441-3322. Email: tickets@sct.org. Friday, March 27, 2015, 7:00 PM. Seattle Children's Theatre 201 Thomas St. Seattle WA 98109. For more info visit www.sct.org.

Shrek

Seattle Area See the popular DreamWorks animated movie about a curmudgeonly ogre. The theater offers food and drinks ordered and served at your seats. $7. Age recommendation: All ages. Cost: Fee. Friday, March 27, 2015, 7:00 PM. Central Cinema 1411 21st Ave. Seattle WA 98122. For more info visit central-cinema.com.

The 29 Steps

Seattle Area Puget Sound Community School presents: Alfred Hitchcock's The 39 Steps, performed by PSCS middle- and high-school students students and directed by Crysta Swarts. Richard Hannay, devilishly handsome, gets twisted up in international intrigue when the beautiful Annabella Schmidt invites herself up to his apartment and explains that she is a secret agent on the trail of The 39 Steps, an organization with the power to destroy the world. When she later stumbles into the living room with a knife in her back, Hannay leaves his London flat for a wild chase through Scotland. A joyful riff on film noir and Alfred Hitchcock, The 39 Steps blends suspense, romance, and comedy to provide an evening of family-friendly entertainment. 7:30 p.m. March 26-27. $12.50 advance, $15 at the door. Performance Type: Theater. Age recommendation: Elementary School. Middle School. High School. Cost: Fee. Pre-register: Yes. Phone: 206-728-0933. Email: sieglinde@pscs.org. Friday, March 27, 2015, 7:00 PM. Annex Theater 1100 E. Pike St. Seattle WA 98122.

Free Planetarium Show

Eastside Join us in the Willard Geer Planetarium at Bellevue College to view two professionally produced planetarium shows and stay to take a tour of the night sky using our state-of-the-art Digistar 3 planetarium projector. Ages 6 and older. 7 and 8:30 p.m. FREE. Tickets are released a week prior to the show; see online for details. Age recommendation: Elementary School. Middle School. High School. Cost: FREE. Pre-register: Yes. Phone: 425-564-2323. Friday, March 27, 2015, 7:00 PM. Geer Planetarium at Bellevue College, Room B244 3000 Landerholm Circle S.E. Bellevue WA 98007. For more info visit www.bellevuecollege.edu.

Oblio and the Pointless Forest

Eastside Young actors perform a play based on Harry Nilsson’s fable “The Point!”. 7 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays, 2 p.m. Sundays through March 29, plus 2 p.m. March 28. $5 to $12. Performance Type: Theater. Age recommendation: All ages. Cost: Fee. Phone: 425-452-7155. Friday, March 27, 2015, 7:00 PM. Bellevue Youth Theatre – Crossroads 16051 N.E. 10th St. Bellevue WA 98008. For more info visit www.bellevuewa.gov.

Our Only May Amelia

South Sound Adapted from the Newberry Award winning novel by Jennifer L. Holm about a girl named May Amelia being raised on a remote Southwest Washington farm in the late 19th century. Ages 8 and older. $19, $16 students, seniors and military, $13 ages 11 and younger. Thrifty Thursdays are March 26 and April 2 at 7 p.m.; $5 minimum sugg. donation tickets available by cash or check in person on the day of the show. Performance Type: Theater. Age recommendation: Elementary School. Middle School. High School. Cost: Fee. Phone: 360-570-1638. Friday, March 27, 2015, 7:00 PM. Olympia Family Theater 612 Fourth Ave. E. Olympia WA 98501. For more info visit olyft.org.

Overnight at the Museum

South Sound Kids ages 7 to 12 will enjoy fun activities including a movie and a flashlight tour of the museum. Popcorn and juice served during the movie, and a light breakfast in the morning. $30, $25 for sibling(s). For more information and to register call Rachael Burrum at 253-288-7439 or email rburrum@auburnwa.gov. Age recommendation: Elementary School. Cost: Fee. Pre-register: Yes. Phone: 253-288-7439. Email: rburrum@auburnwa.gov. Friday, March 27, 2015, 7:00 PM – Saturday, March 28, 2015, 8:00 AM. White River Valley Museum 918 H St. S.E. Auburn WA 98002. For more info visit www.wrvmuseum.org.

Shrek The Musical

South Sound Everyone's favorite ogre, and unlikely hero, finds himself on a life-changing journey with a wisecracking Donkey and feisty princess. This hilarious stage version by Heavier Than Air Family Theatre is based on the Oscar-winning film. Recommended for ages 6 and older, no babes in arms. $10 to $12. Performance Type: Theater. Age recommendation: Elementary School. Middle School. High School. Cost: Fee. Phone: 253-833-9111 ext. 2400. Friday, March 27, 2015, 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM. Green River College, Main Campus Performing Arts Building 12401 S.E. 320th St. Auburn WA 98092.

Moisture Festival

Seattle Area Showcase of comedy/varietè artists including acrobats, dancers, musicians, clowns, aerialists, comedians, magicians, jugglers and more. Most shows all-ages (especially 3 p.m. shows), see website for schedule. 7:30 p.m. Wednesdays through Sundays, 3 p.m. weekends, through April 12. $20, $15 seniors, $10 youth. Performance Type: Other Performances. Age recommendation: All ages. Cost: Fee. Phone: 206-297-1405. Friday, March 27, 2015, 7:30 PM. Hale’s Palladium 4301 Leary Way N.W. Seattle WA 98107. For more info visit moisturefestival.org.

Zero Gravity with Special Guest George Takei

Seattle Area Celebrate the opening of EMP's newest original exhibit, "Infinite Worlds of Science Fiction" which features more than 150 iconic artifacts from science fiction movies and TV shows. The event includes live music, trivia, prizes, photo opportunities, a passport game, and special guest George Takei. Science fiction costumes encouraged. $25, $18 members, $12 ages 5 to 17. Age recommendation: Elementary School. Middle School. High School. Cost: Fee. Phone: 206-770-2700. Friday, March 27, 2015, 7:30 PM – 11:00 PM. EMP Museum 325 Fifth Ave. N. Seattle WA 98109. For more info visit www.empmuseum.org.

Frog Hop

Eastside One of the earliest sounds of spring is the constant ribbit song of frogs. Learn about the intricate life cycle of these amphibians, as well as the kinds of frogs that live in Western Washington. Then join a park ranger to explore Lewis Creek using your ears to guide the way! Bring a flashlight or headlamp, as well as good shoes and warm clothes. Ideal for ages 5 and older and their families. Preregister online or at 425-452-6885 (course #90888). $2 to $3. Age recommendation: Elementary School. Cost: Fee. Pre-register: Yes. Phone: 425-452-4195. Email: tbushmanst@bellevuewa.gov. Friday, March 27, 2015, 7:30 PM – 9:00 PM. Lewis Creek Park 5808 Lakemont Blvd. S.E. Bellevue WA 98006.

The Addams Family

Eastside The Addams Family features an original story, and it’s every father’s nightmare. Wednesday Addams, the ultimate princess of darkness, has grown up and fallen in love with a sweet, smart young man from a respectable family. A man her parents have never met. And if that weren’t upsetting enough, she confides in her father and begs him not to tell her mother. Now, Gomez Addams must do something he’s never done before — keep a secret from his beloved wife, Morticia. Everything will change for the whole family on the fateful night they host a dinner for Wednesday’s “normal” boyfriend and his parents. Recommended for ages 9 and older. Various dates and times through March 29. $13 to $15. Performance Type: Theater. Age recommendation: Elementary School. Middle School. High School. Cost: Fee. Phone: 425-820-1800. Friday, March 27, 2015, 7:30 PM – 9:30 PM. Studio East Training For The Performing Arts 11730 118th Ave. N.E. Suite 100 Kirkland WA 98034. For more info visit studio-east.org.

The Music Man

Seattle Area King'sPlayers Theater, an Edmonds and Shoreline community mainstay, presents "The Music Man." 8 p.m. March 21, 27 and 28; 2 p.m. March 22 and 29. $17 to $22. Performance Type: Theater. Age recommendation: All ages. Cost: Fee. Phone: 206-556-7357. Email: kings.players@yahoo.com. Friday, March 27, 2015, 8:00 PM – 10:30 PM. Shorecrest Performing Arts Center 15343 25th Ave. N.E. Shoreline WA 98155.

Shipwrecked!

South Sound Dare to be whisked away in a story of the high seas, exotic islanders, flying wombats, giant sea turtles and a monstrous man-eating octopus…all done with just three actors! 8 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays, 2 p.m. weekends, through April 4. $30, $25 seniors and military, $10 ages 25 and younger. Performance Type: Theater. Age recommendation: All ages. Cost: Fee. Phone: 253-661-1444. Friday, March 27, 2015, 8:00 PM. Centerstage Theatre 3200 S.W. Dash Point Road Federal Way WA 98023. For more info visit www.centerstagetheatre.com.

STEM Conference for Middle School Girls

Eastside Girls in grades 6 through 8 and their parents are invited to the annual Expanding Your Horizons in Math, Science & Technology Conference. Girls will learn about STEM careers; parents may attend a Raising Girls Who Soar lecture. $15. Space is limited, preregister. Age recommendation: Middle School. Cost: Fee. Pre-register: Yes. Saturday, March 28, 2015, 8:00 AM – 12:00 PM. Bellevue College 3000 Landerholm Cir. N.E. Bellevue WA 98007. For more info visit www.eyhbccmiddleschool.com.

Beat the Bunny 5K and Scrambled Egg Dash

Eastside If you're fast enough to beat the bunny in this 5K run, you win a prize! 9:30 a.m. kids' Scrambled Egg Dash, 10 a.m. 5K. $15 to $30. Age recommendation: All ages. Cost: Fee. Saturday, March 28, 2015, 9:30 AM. 7541 Leary Way N.E. Redmond WA 98052. For more info visit runsignup.com.

Bicycle Helmet Fitting and Giveaway

Seattle Area Kids ages 1 to 18 can be fit for and receive a FREE bike helmet. One per person, wearer must be present and fitted to receive a helmet. Quantities are limited; first come, first served. Age recommendation: All ages. Cost: FREE. Saturday, March 28, 2015, 10:00 AM – 1:00 PM. Renton Community Center 1715 S.E. Maple Valley Hwy Renton WA 98058. For more info visit www.seattlechildrens.org.

Emerald City Comicon---SOLD OUT

Seattle Area Comic books, gaming, celebrities and more. 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. March 27 (March 28 sold out), 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. March 29. $35, $10 ages 3 to 10. Online ticket purchasing only. Age recommendation: All ages. Cost: Fee. Pre-register: Yes. Saturday, March 28, 2015, 10:00 AM – 7:00 PM. Washington State Convention Center 800 Convention Place Seattle WA 98101. For more info visit www.emeraldcitycomicon.com.

Kruckeberg Easter Egg Hunt

Seattle Area Avoid the frenzied crowds at the single day events and come search at your own pace for eggs. FREE, donations appreciated. Age recommendation: Toddler. Preschool. Elementary School. Cost: FREE. Pre-register: No. Phone: 206-546-1281. Email: programs@kruckeberg.org. Saturday, March 28, 2015, 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM. Kruckeberg Botanic Garden 20312 15th Ave. N.W. Shoreline WA 98177. For more info visit www.kruckeberg.org.

Sensory Friendly Film

Eastside Families affected by autism and other disorders can enjoy a film with lights brought up, sound turned down and no previews or ads. Bring your own snacks and feel free to move about. Today, "Home". $4 to $6. Age recommendation: All ages. Cost: Fee. Pre-register: No. Saturday, March 28, 2015, 10:00 AM. AMC Woodinville 12 17640 Garden Way N.E. Woodinville WA 98072. For more info visit www.amctheatres.com.

Big Trouble!

North Sound Through song, storytelling, illustration, puppetry, performance vignettes and audience participation, Tim Noah and Company shed light on bullying. 10 a.m. March 25, 26 and 28. $6. Performance Type: Theater. Age recommendation: Toddler. Preschool. Elementary School. Cost: Fee. Phone: 360-568-9412. Saturday, March 28, 2015, 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM. Tim Noah Thumbnail Theater 1211 Fourth St. Snohomish WA 98290. For more info visit thumbnailtheater.com.

Sensory Friendly Film

South Sound Families affected by autism and other disorders can enjoy a film with lights brought up, sound turned down and no previews or ads. Bring your own snacks and feel free to move about. Today, "Home". $4 to $6. Age recommendation: All ages. Cost: Fee. Pre-register: No. Saturday, March 28, 2015, 10:00 AM. AMC Loews Lakewood Towne Center 12 5721 Main St. S.W. Lakewood WA 98499. For more info visit www.amctheatres.com.

Sensory Friendly Film

South Sound Families affected by autism and other disorders can enjoy a film with lights brought up, sound turned down and no previews or ads. Bring your own snacks and feel free to move about. Today, "Home". $4 to $6. Age recommendation: All ages. Cost: Fee. Pre-register: No. Saturday, March 28, 2015, 10:00 AM. AMC Kent Station 14 426 Ramsay Way Kent WA 98032. For more info visit www.amctheatres.com.

Spring Fling

South Sound Family-friendly entertainment, activities, arts and crafts, and more. Age recommendation: All ages. Cost: FREE. Phone: 253-591-5391. Saturday, March 28, 2015, 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM. Portland Ave. Community Center 3513 Portland Ave. Tacoma WA 98404. For more info visit www.metroparkstacoma.org.

Toddler Story Time

The Seattle Public Library Where: Columbia Branch. Room Location: The Weiland Family Meeting Room. Event provided by: The Seattle Public Library. Audience: Children. Language: English. Summary: It is story time at the Columbia Branch! Bring your toddlers to enjoy stories, rhymes, songs and fun with our children's librarian. Notes: Library events and programs are free and eveyone 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. Cost: FREE. Saturday, March 28, 2015, 10:15 AM – 11:00 AM.

Sensory Story Time

The Seattle Public Library Where: Ballard Branch. Event provided by: The Seattle Public Library. Audience: Children. Language: English. Summary: Sensory Story Time is a program geared to children under 10 who are on the autism spectrum or who are sensitive to sensory overload. Notes: Library events and programs are free and eveyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Story times are some of our most popular events! Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. More Children's Programs: http://www.spl.org/audiences/children/chi-calendar-of-events. Contact Info: Ballard Branch 206-684-4089 or Ask a Librarian. Cost: FREE. Saturday, March 28, 2015, 10:15 AM – 10:45 AM.

Art Exploration

Seattle Area Ms. Arni will lead an exploration of art with kids ages 3 to 6 from 10:30 to 11:15 a.m. and ages 7 to 13 from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. This class is FREE and open to children with special needs and their friends and family. Space is limited; email liz@childrensplaygarden.org to register. Age recommendation: Preschool. Elementary School. Cost: FREE. Pre-register: Yes. Phone: 206-325-5576. Email: liz@childrensplaygarden.org. Saturday, March 28, 2015, 10:30 AM – 12:30 PM. Seattle Children's PlayGarden 1745 24th Ave. S. Seattle WA 98144. For more info visit www.childrensplaygarden.org.

Caspar Babypants Concert

Seattle Area Come hear the simple, catchy tunes of Caspar Babypants. Doors open 9:30 a.m. $6, free babes in arms. Performance Type: Music. Age recommendation: Infant. Toddler. Preschool. Elementary School. Cost: Fee. Phone: 877-784-4849. Saturday, March 28, 2015, 10:30 AM. The Neptune Theatre 1303 N.E. 45th St. Seattle WA 98105. For more info visit www.stgpresents.org.

Pied Piper Kids' Entertainment Series

Seattle Area Hear swing music for kids by the Kevin Connor Swing Trio. $3. Performance Type: Other Performances. Age recommendation: Toddler. Preschool. Elementary School. Middle School. Cost: Fee. Phone: 206-722-7209. Saturday, March 28, 2015, 10:30 AM. Mount Baker Community Clubhouse 2811 Mt. Ranier Drive S. Seattle WA 98144. For more info visit www.mountbaker.org.

Fancy Nancy and the Mermaid Ballet by Evergreen City Ballet

Eastside The Mermaid Ballet, Deep Sea Dances, is fast approaching, and Nancy has her heart set on being the star. But when another ballerina wins the coveted part of the mermaid, Nancy is determined to make the most of her own role—with lots of glamour, of course! Her dazzling costume and primo port de bras promise to make Nancy the most sensational willow tree ever to grace the stage. But if Nancy steals the show, will it be the best ballet it can be? Watch as Evergreen City Ballet transforms the beloved Fancy Nancy character into a one-hour family friendly ballet production featuring sets and costumes directly from “Fancy Nancy and the Mermaid Ballet”. Run time is approx. 1 hour including an intermission. After the performance, some of our dancers come out into the lobby in costume to visit with guests. 10:30 a.m. 1:30 and 4:30 p.m. March 28-29. $25, $14 students and youth. Performance Type: Dance. Age recommendation: All ages. Cost: Fee. Phone: 425-228-6800. Email: info@evergreencityballet.org. Saturday, March 28, 2015, 10:30 AM – 11:30 AM. The Theatre at Meydenbauer Center 11100 N.E. Sixth St. Bellevue WA 98004. For more info visit evergreencityballet.org.

Edible Book Festival

Seattle Area See an exhibit of edible books (savory or sweet) that take their inspiration from real books. See and vote on selections, or bring in your own. Books will be consumed after judging. Age recommendation: All ages. Cost: FREE. Phone: 206-362-2752. Saturday, March 28, 2015, 11:00 AM – 3:00 PM. Third Place Commons 17171 Bothell Way N.E. Lake Forest Park WA 98155. For more info visit www.shorelinearts.net.

Maker Days

Seattle Area Come to a monthly Maker Day at MOHAI’s Bezos Center for Innovation to tinker, experiment and create alongside some of Seattle’s most experienced makers. Today, get inky using state-of-the-art 19th century equipment with local letterpress printers Carl Montford and Jenny Wilkson. Play with wood type and antique printing presses from the School of Visual Concepts' collection to produce your very own typographic proclamation. Included with admission. $17, $15 seniors, $14 students, teachers and military, free ages 14 and younger. Age recommendation: All ages. Cost: Fee. Pre-register: No. Phone: 206-324-1126. Email: programs@mohai.org. Saturday, March 28, 2015, 11:00 AM – 2:00 PM. Museum of History and Industry (MOHAI) 860 Terry Ave. N. Seattle WA 98109. For more info visit www.mohai.org.

Youth Sailing Open House

Seattle Area Talk with representatives from more than a dozen organizations that offer sailing instruction, trips and camps for kids. Some programs start as young as age 5, all the way through high school. Land activities include knot tying, sailboat origami, face painting, burgee decorating, a spin-to win board and a BBQ lunch. Free sailboat rides will also be available (weather dependent). Age recommendation: Preschool. Elementary School. Middle School. High School. Cost: FREE. Saturday, March 28, 2015, 11:00 AM – 3:00 PM. Mt. Baker Rowing and Sailing Center 3800 Lake Washington Blvd. S. Seattle WA 98118. For more info visit www.nwyouthsailing.org.

St. Paddle's Day at Alderbrook Resort & Spa

Farther Afield Families are invited to experience Hood Canal as a paddling venue at Alderbrook Resort & Spa’s third annual St. Paddle's Day celebration. Festivities include complimentary paddling races, demonstrations, vendor booths, gear swap, and food and beverages on the waterfront lawn. With plenty of activities for kids and adults, St. Paddle’s Day at Alderbrook is fun the whole family can enjoy. See below for some of the day’s activities: • Beginning at 9 a.m. kids between the ages of 4 and 12 are invited to try rowing in a Little Sculling Boat. Little Sculling boats are smaller and more stable than standard rowing boats, perfect for kiddos who are looking to learn to row in a more controlled environment. The Little Sculling Boat clinic is first-come-first serve and complimentary. • Professional stand up paddle boarder Lina Augaitis will host a women’s clinic from 3 to 5 p.m. for $40. • Paddlers who want to race are invited to sign up online at: http://www.alderbrookresort.com/marina/st-paddles-day/. Partici… Age recommendation: All ages. Cost: FREE. Pre-register: Yes. Phone: 360-898-2200. Saturday, March 28, 2015, 11:00 AM. Alderbrook Resort & Spa 10 E. Alderbrook Drive Union WA 98592. For more info visit www.alderbrookresort.com.

Giờ đọc truyện tiếng Việt! (Vietnamese Story Time)

The Seattle Public Library Where: Delridge Branch. Event provided by: The Seattle Public Library. Audience: Children. Language: Tiểng Việt. Summary: Thư viện công cộng Seattle tổ chức giờ đọc truyện bằng tiếng việt cho trẻ em! (The Seattle Public Library is hosting Vietnamese story times for young children!). Description: Hãy đem con em quý vị đến thư viện để theo dõi các câu chuyện, các bài hát và thơ ca. Notes: Các sự kiện và chương trình của thư viện hoàn toàn miễn phí. Không bắt buộc phải ghi danh trước. Translation: Library events and programs are free and eveyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Story times are some of our most popular events! Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. More Children's Programs: http://www.spl.org/audiences/children/chi-calendar-of-events. Contact Info: Delridge Branch 206-733-9125 or Ask a Librarian. Cost: FREE. Saturday, March 28, 2015, 11:30 AM – 12:00 PM.

Hora de cuentos! (Spanish Story Time)

The Seattle Public Library Where: Columbia Branch. Room Location: The Weiland Family Meeting Room. Event provided by: The Seattle Public Library. Audience: Children. Language: Español. Summary: Es una hora de cuentos para los niños en la biblioteca de Columbia! (It is Spanish story time at the Columbia Branch!). Description: Traiga a sus niños a la biblioteca de Columbia para que disfruten escuchando cuentos, rimas y canciones en inglés y español. Notes: Library events and programs are free and eveyone 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. Cost: FREE. Saturday, March 28, 2015, 12:00 PM – 12:30 PM.

Giờ đọc truyện tiếng Việt! (Vietnamese Story Time)

The Seattle Public Library Where: Columbia Branch. Room Location: The Weiland Family Meeting Room. Event provided by: The Seattle Public Library. Audience: Children. Language: Tiểng Việt. Summary: Thư viện công cộng Seattle tổ chức giờ đọc truyện bằng tiếng việt cho trẻ em! (The Seattle Public Library is hosting Vietnamese story times for young children!). Description: Hãy đem con em quý vị đến thư viện để theo dõi các câu chuyện, các bài hát và thơ ca. Notes: Library events and programs are free and eveyone 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. Cost: FREE. Saturday, March 28, 2015, 1:00 PM – 1:30 PM.

Author Appearance: Patrick Jennings

Seattle Area Port Townsend-based author Patrick Jennings writes books kids love to read. They’re funny, fast-paced, mysterious, have great titles (“My Homework Ate My Homework”) — and they’ve got animals, like guinea pigs that behave like dogs and an irascible cat trying to train its owners in proper pet-care techniques. Come meet Patrick, learn about his old favorites and new stories (perfect for kids moving into chapter books) and have him sign copies for you. Age recommendation: Preschool. Elementary School. Cost: FREE. Phone: 206-248-7248. Saturday, March 28, 2015, 1:00 PM. Page 2 Books 457 S.W. 152nd St. Burien WA 98166. For more info visit www.page2books.com.

Bathtub Pirates

Seattle Area Grey Seal Puppets stages an inventive show where a bubble bath turns into a pirate adventure! A child's imagination takes an unexpected turn when Captain Blackbeard and his motley band of pirates need a new ship. At first it seems like fun to be part of the crew, learning pirate lingo and fishing for octopus. After being relegated to swabbing the deck, the life of a pirate doesn't seem like so much fun. Will our little hero stage a mutiny to become Captain Kid? With the help of a plumber, the bathtub might just sail back home from this fantastic imaginary journey. 1 and 3 p.m. weekends through March 29. $11, $9 seniors and ages 16 and younger. Performance Type: Puppet. Age recommendation: All ages. Cost: Fee. Phone: 206-523-2579. Saturday, March 28, 2015, 1:00 PM. Northwest Puppet Center 9123 15th Ave. N.E. Seattle WA 98115. For more info visit pirate.brownpapertickets.com.

Free Spanish Language Class

Seattle Area Looking for a Spanish class for your child? Then come to Sponge and try a class for FREE. We also offer Hindi, Mandarin, Japanese, and French classes to children ages birth to 10. Our amazing teachers are native speakers who use music, art, drama, and play to make learning a language fun! Email info@spongeschool.com to schedule your free trial class with Sponge! Age recommendation: Preschool. Elementary School. Cost: FREE. Pre-register: Yes. Phone: 206-227-7138. Email: info@spongeschool.com. Saturday, March 28, 2015, 1:00 PM – 3:30 PM. Sponge 3107 S. Day St. Seattle WA 98144.

Dr. Seuss's The Cat in the Hat

Eastside From the moment his tall, red-and-white-striped hat appears around the door, Sally and her brother know that The Cat in the Hat is the funniest, most mischievous cat they have ever met. With the trickiest of tricks and craziest of ideas, he is certainly fun to play with. And he turns a rainy afternoon into an amazing adventure. But what will mom find when she gets home? 1 and 3 p.m. weekends through April 19 (no shows April 5). $10, $5 ages 3 and younger on Sundays. Performance Type: Theater. Age recommendation: All ages. Cost: Fee. Phone: 425-881-6777. Email: exec@secondstoryrep.org. Saturday, March 28, 2015, 1:00 PM. SecondStory Repertory 16587 N.E. 74th St. Redmond WA 98052. For more info visit www.secondstoryrep.org.

Get Crafty Saturdays!

Eastside Join us for a fun arts activity every Saturday in the Museum Forum. These drop-in art activities are directly connected to exhibitions, and are carefully planned to inspire creativity, and promote cooperation and learning. Ages 4 to 12. $2 material fee per child. Supplies may be limited. First come first serve. Admission $10, $8 students and seniors, free ages 5 and younger, $25 family. Age recommendation: Preschool. Elementary School. Cost: Fee. Pre-register: No. Phone: 425-519-0770. Saturday, March 28, 2015, 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM. Bellevue Arts Museum 510 Bellevue Way N.E. Bellevue WA 98004. For more info visit www.bellevuearts.org.

Parent Resource Fair

Eastside Over 40 resources in one place! Join us for preschools, day cares, camps and other resources at your disposal! Enjoy music and food, too. Age recommendation: All ages. Cost: FREE. Pre-register: No. Phone: 425-644-1111. Email: rliming@crossroadsbellevue.com. Saturday, March 28, 2015, 1:00 PM – 4:00 PM. Crossroads 15600 N.E. Eighth St. Bellevue WA 98008.

Spring Into Camp with Girl Scouts of Western Washington

Eastside Girl Scout Camp comes to your own backyard with this fun-filled 2015 camp kick-off event! Come test your skills in tent pitching and sleeping bag rolling contests, explore trails and go on an exciting letterboxing adventure with our amazing Girl Scouts camp staff, make song books, and have camp style fun in the city. This event is open to girls from 1st grade on up as well as their families! There will be an information and registration table at the event for any girls who are interested in going to Girl Scouts Camp! If you or anyone in your family is interested in Spring-ing Into Camp please RSVP to: DKissinger@girlscoutsww.org by March 23. Age recommendation: Elementary School. Middle School. High School. Cost: FREE. Pre-register: Yes. Phone: 425-614-1126. Email: DKissinger@girlscoutsww.org. Saturday, March 28, 2015, 1:00 PM – 3:30 PM. Mercer Slough Environmental Education Center 1625 118th Ave. S.E. Bellevue WA 98005. For more info visit www.girlscoutsww.org.

中文故事会 (Mandarin Chinese Story Time)

The Seattle Public Library Where: International District/Chinatown Branch. Room Location: Children's Area. Event provided by: The Seattle Public Library. Audience: Children. Language: 中文. Summary: 开心享受国语儿歌、故事及歌曲!(Enjoy rhymes, stories and songs in Mandarin Chinese!). Description: 適合幼童與家長參加。. Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Story times are some of our most popular events! Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Parking is available on the streets around the branch. Patrons may pay to park in the garage beneath International District Village Square II. Enter the garage from the two-way alley behind the building via South Lane or South Dearborn. Gara… Translation: Story times are for young children and their parents. More Children's Programs: http://www.spl.org/audiences/children/chi-calendar-of-events. Contact Info: International District/Chinatown Branch 206-386-1300 or Ask a Librarian. Cost: FREE. Saturday, March 28, 2015, 1:30 PM – 2:00 PM.

Fancy Nancy and the Mermaid Ballet by Evergreen City Ballet

Eastside The Mermaid Ballet, Deep Sea Dances, is fast approaching, and Nancy has her heart set on being the star. But when another ballerina wins the coveted part of the mermaid, Nancy is determined to make the most of her own role—with lots of glamour, of course! Her dazzling costume and primo port de bras promise to make Nancy the most sensational willow tree ever to grace the stage. But if Nancy steals the show, will it be the best ballet it can be? Watch as Evergreen City Ballet transforms the beloved Fancy Nancy character into a one-hour family friendly ballet production featuring sets and costumes directly from “Fancy Nancy and the Mermaid Ballet”. Run time is approx. 1 hour including an intermission. After the performance, some of our dancers come out into the lobby in costume to visit with guests. 10:30 a.m. 1:30 and 4:30 p.m. March 28-29. $25, $14 students and youth. Performance Type: Dance. Age recommendation: All ages. Cost: Fee. Phone: 425-228-6800. Email: info@evergreencityballet.org. Saturday, March 28, 2015, 1:30 PM – 2:30 PM. The Theatre at Meydenbauer Center 11100 N.E. Sixth St. Bellevue WA 98004. For more info visit evergreencityballet.org.

Hora de cuentos! (Spanish Story Time)

The Seattle Public Library Where: Beacon Hill Branch. Room Location: Friends of The Seattle Public Library Meeting Room. Event provided by: The Seattle Public Library. Audience: Children. Language: Español. Summary: Es una hora de cuentos para los niños en la biblioteca de Beacon Hill Branch! (It is Spanish story time at the Beacon Hill Branch!). Description: Traiga a sus niños a la biblioteca de Beacon Hill Branch para que disfruten escuchando cuentos, rimas y canciones en inglés y español. Translation: Bring your children to the Beacon Hill Branch to enjoy stories, rhymes, and songs in Spanish. More Children's Programs: http://www.spl.org/audiences/children/chi-calendar-of-events. Contact Info: Beacon Hill Branch 206-684-4711 or Ask a Librarian. Cost: FREE. Saturday, March 28, 2015, 2:00 PM – 2:30 PM.

Goodnight Moon

Seattle Area In this intimate production, everyone will revel with Bunny in the fun of jumping cows, dancing bears and a room that springs to life. Adapted from the book by Margaret Wise Brown and Clement Hurd, Goodnight Moon is a truly timeless theatre experience the whole family can enjoy. $25 to $36. Performance Type: Theater. Age recommendation: Infant. Toddler. Preschool. Cost: Fee. Phone: 206-441-3322. Email: tickets@sct.org. Saturday, March 28, 2015, 2:00 PM. Seattle Children's Theatre 201 Thomas St. Seattle WA 98109. For more info visit www.sct.org.

Oblio and the Pointless Forest

Eastside Young actors perform a play based on Harry Nilsson’s fable “The Point!”. 7 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays, 2 p.m. Sundays through March 29, plus 2 p.m. March 28. $5 to $12. Performance Type: Theater. Age recommendation: All ages. Cost: Fee. Phone: 425-452-7155. Saturday, March 28, 2015, 2:00 PM. Bellevue Youth Theatre – Crossroads 16051 N.E. 10th St. Bellevue WA 98008. For more info visit www.bellevuewa.gov.

Olympic Ballet Theatre Spring Program

North Sound Olympic Ballet Theatre presents their Spring Program showcasing the diversity of OBT’s dancers and repertoire.  Paquita grand pas classique features music by Ludwig Minkus and choreography by Marius Petipa and is a hallmark of traditional classical ballet repertoire and music. Nyman is a new contemporary work by OBT co-artistic director Oleg Gorboulev. The Spring Program will be premiering Nyman in its entirety as only excerpts have been performed in previous seasons. $22.50 to $32.50. Performance Type: Dance. Age recommendation: Elementary School. Middle School. High School. Cost: Fee. Phone: 425-774-7570. Email: dance@olymicballet.com. Saturday, March 28, 2015, 2:00 PM. Edmonds Center for the Arts 410 Fourth Ave. N. Edmonds WA 98020. For more info visit www.olympicballet.com.

Our Only May Amelia

South Sound Adapted from the Newberry Award winning novel by Jennifer L. Holm about a girl named May Amelia being raised on a remote Southwest Washington farm in the late 19th century. Ages 8 and older. 7 p.m. Thursdays and Fridays, 2 p.m. weekends, March 20 through April 4. $19, $16 students, seniors and military, $13 ages 11 and younger. Thrifty Thursdays are March 26 and April 2 at 7 p.m.; $5 minimum sugg. donation tickets available by cash or check in person on the day of the show. Performance Type: Theater. Age recommendation: Elementary School. Middle School. High School. Cost: Fee. Phone: 360-570-1638. Saturday, March 28, 2015, 2:00 PM. Olympia Family Theater 612 Fourth Ave. E. Olympia WA 98501. For more info visit olyft.org.

Shipwrecked!

South Sound Dare to be whisked away in a story of the high seas, exotic islanders, flying wombats, giant sea turtles and a monstrous man-eating octopus…all done with just three actors! 8 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays, 2 p.m. weekends, through April 4. $30, $25 seniors and military, $10 ages 25 and younger. Performance Type: Theater. Age recommendation: All ages. Cost: Fee. Phone: 253-661-1444. Saturday, March 28, 2015, 2:00 PM. Centerstage Theatre 3200 S.W. Dash Point Road Federal Way WA 98023. For more info visit www.centerstagetheatre.com.

Free Spanish Language Class

Seattle Area Looking for a Spanish class for your child? Then come to Sponge and try a class for FREE. We also offer Hindi, Mandarin, Japanese, and French classes to children ages birth to 10. Our amazing teachers are native speakers who use music, art, drama, and play to make learning a language fun! Email info@spongeschool.com to schedule your free trial class with Sponge! Age recommendation: Elementary School. Cost: FREE. Pre-register: Yes. Phone: 206-227-7138. Email: info@spongeschool.com. Saturday, March 28, 2015, 2:30 PM – 4:00 PM. Sponge 3107 S. Day St. Seattle WA 98144.

The Addams Family

Eastside The Addams Family features an original story, and it’s every father’s nightmare. Wednesday Addams, the ultimate princess of darkness, has grown up and fallen in love with a sweet, smart young man from a respectable family. A man her parents have never met. And if that weren’t upsetting enough, she confides in her father and begs him not to tell her mother. Now, Gomez Addams must do something he’s never done before — keep a secret from his beloved wife, Morticia. Everything will change for the whole family on the fateful night they host a dinner for Wednesday’s “normal” boyfriend and his parents. Recommended for ages 9 and older. Various dates and times through March 29. $13 to $15. Performance Type: Theater. Age recommendation: Elementary School. Middle School. High School. Cost: Fee. Phone: 425-820-1800. Saturday, March 28, 2015, 2:30 PM – 4:30 PM. Studio East Training For The Performing Arts 11730 118th Ave. N.E. Suite 100 Kirkland WA 98034. For more info visit studio-east.org.

Bathtub Pirates

Seattle Area Grey Seal Puppets stages an inventive show where a bubble bath turns into a pirate adventure! A child's imagination takes an unexpected turn when Captain Blackbeard and his motley band of pirates need a new ship. At first it seems like fun to be part of the crew, learning pirate lingo and fishing for octopus. After being relegated to swabbing the deck, the life of a pirate doesn't seem like so much fun. Will our little hero stage a mutiny to become Captain Kid? With the help of a plumber, the bathtub might just sail back home from this fantastic imaginary journey. 1 and 3 p.m. weekends through March 29. $11, $9 seniors and ages 16 and younger. Performance Type: Puppet. Age recommendation: All ages. Cost: Fee. Phone: 206-523-2579. Saturday, March 28, 2015, 3:00 PM. Northwest Puppet Center 9123 15th Ave. N.E. Seattle WA 98115. For more info visit pirate.brownpapertickets.com.

Moisture Festival

Seattle Area Showcase of comedy/varietè artists including acrobats, dancers, musicians, clowns, aerialists, comedians, magicians, jugglers and more. Most shows all-ages (especially 3 p.m. shows), see website for schedule. 7:30 p.m. Wednesdays through Sundays, 3 p.m. weekends, through April 12. $20, $15 seniors, $10 youth. Performance Type: Other Performances. Age recommendation: All ages. Cost: Fee. Phone: 206-297-1405. Saturday, March 28, 2015, 3:00 PM. Hale’s Palladium 4301 Leary Way N.W. Seattle WA 98107. For more info visit moisturefestival.org.

Shrek

Seattle Area See the popular DreamWorks animated movie about a curmudgeonly ogre. The theater offers food and drinks ordered and served at your seats. $7. Age recommendation: All ages. Cost: Fee. Saturday, March 28, 2015, 3:00 PM. Central Cinema 1411 21st Ave. Seattle WA 98122. For more info visit central-cinema.com.

Community Easter Egg Hunt

Eastside The entire community is invited to participate in this free, family friendly Easter Egg Hunt at Lake Hills Elementary school! We will have hot dogs, inflatables, face paint, photos with the Easter Bunny and 20,000 Easter Eggs! This FREE Community Event is being offered by Essential Church in partnership with Jubilee REACH, Cornerstone Christian Fellowship, The Well Community Church, SAMBICA, YFC and the Bellevue Boys and Girls Club Keystone group. Invite friends and neighbors to come and participate! The event will have four scheduled egg hunts based on age. Please arrive at least 30 minutes prior. 3:30 p.m. ages 1 to 3 in Field A 3:45 p.m. ages 6 to 8 in Field B  4:15 p.m. ages 4 to 5 in Field A  4:30 p.m. ages 9 to 11 in Field B. Age recommendation: Toddler. Preschool. Elementary School. Cost: FREE. Phone: 425-270-7022. Saturday, March 28, 2015, 3:00 PM – 6:30 PM. Lake Hills Elementary 14310 S.E. 12th St. Bellevue WA 98007.

Dr. Seuss's The Cat in the Hat

Eastside From the moment his tall, red-and-white-striped hat appears around the door, Sally and her brother know that The Cat in the Hat is the funniest, most mischievous cat they have ever met. With the trickiest of tricks and craziest of ideas, he is certainly fun to play with. And he turns a rainy afternoon into an amazing adventure. But what will mom find when she gets home? 1 and 3 p.m. weekends through April 19 (no shows April 5). $10, $5 ages 3 and younger on Sundays. Performance Type: Theater. Age recommendation: All ages. Cost: Fee. Phone: 425-881-6777. Email: exec@secondstoryrep.org. Saturday, March 28, 2015, 3:00 PM. SecondStory Repertory 16587 N.E. 74th St. Redmond WA 98052. For more info visit www.secondstoryrep.org.

Shrek The Musical

South Sound Everyone's favorite ogre, and unlikely hero, finds himself on a life-changing journey with a wisecracking Donkey and feisty princess. This hilarious stage version by Heavier Than Air Family Theatre is based on the Oscar-winning film. Recommended for ages 6 and older, no babes in arms. $10 to $12. Performance Type: Theater. Age recommendation: Elementary School. Middle School. High School. Cost: Fee. Phone: 253-833-9111 ext. 2400. Saturday, March 28, 2015, 3:00 PM – 5:00 PM. Green River College, Main Campus Performing Arts Building 12401 S.E. 320th St. Auburn WA 98092.

Wakhtiyo Sheeko oo Soomali ah (Somali Story Time)

The Seattle Public Library Where: Lake City Branch. Room Location: Meeting Room. Event provided by: The Seattle Public Library. Audience: Children. Language: Soomaali. Summary: Fadlan Keen Caruurtaada Si Ay U Qaataan Waqti Xiiso leh, Iyo Sheeko Xariiro Ku Bixi Doonta Afka Soomaaliaga. (It is Somali Story Time at the Lake City Branch! Bring your children to enjoy stories, rhymes and fun in Somali.). Notes: Library events and programs are free and eveyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Story times are some of our most popular events! Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. More Children's Programs: http://www.spl.org/audiences/children/chi-calendar-of-events. Contact Info: Lake City Branch 206-684-7518 or Ask a Librarian. Cost: FREE. Saturday, March 28, 2015, 4:00 PM – 4:30 PM.

Fancy Nancy and the Mermaid Ballet by Evergreen City Ballet

Eastside The Mermaid Ballet, Deep Sea Dances, is fast approaching, and Nancy has her heart set on being the star. But when another ballerina wins the coveted part of the mermaid, Nancy is determined to make the most of her own role—with lots of glamour, of course! Her dazzling costume and primo port de bras promise to make Nancy the most sensational willow tree ever to grace the stage. But if Nancy steals the show, will it be the best ballet it can be? Watch as Evergreen City Ballet transforms the beloved Fancy Nancy character into a one-hour family friendly ballet production featuring sets and costumes directly from “Fancy Nancy and the Mermaid Ballet”. Run time is approx. 1 hour including an intermission. After the performance, some of our dancers come out into the lobby in costume to visit with guests. 10:30 a.m. 1:30 and 4:30 p.m. March 28-29. $25, $14 students and youth. Performance Type: Dance. Age recommendation: All ages. Cost: Fee. Phone: 425-228-6800. Email: info@evergreencityballet.org. Saturday, March 28, 2015, 4:30 PM – 5:30 PM. The Theatre at Meydenbauer Center 11100 N.E. Sixth St. Bellevue WA 98004. For more info visit evergreencityballet.org.

Family Magic Show with Evan the Great

Seattle Area Come for a night of family-friendly comedy and magic, and support local charities to boot! Kapka Elementary 3rd and 4th graders will amaze and delight you with magic and mystery, then make way for Evan the Great to take the stage. Pizza, treats and refreshments will be available. One-third of the proceeds go to two local charities: the Seattle Humane Society, and Fred Hutch Cancer Research Center. Kapka Elementary 3rd and 4th graders researched many charities and chose these as the recipients! $10, $5 kids. Performance Type: Other Performances. Age recommendation: All ages. Cost: Fee. Pre-register: No. Phone: 206-522-0350. Email: seanahesse@kapkaschool.org. Saturday, March 28, 2015, 5:00 PM – 7:30 PM. Kapka Cooperative Elementary School 510 N. 49th St. Seattle WA 98103.

Youngstown Thrive 9

Seattle Area The Youngstown Cultural Arts Center is hosting Youngstown Thrive, its big Birthday Bash celebrating 9 years as an arts and cultural hub. Thrive will offer a family-friendly atmosphere in our movement studio and a 21+ beer garden in the theater. Guests will look forward to performances from Eduardo Mendonca, Eli Rosenblatt, and the Dogg Pound Dance Crew. While the kids will be entertained by Seattle Ballon Arts and other arts and crafts. Guests will also enjoy food, drink, brand new Youngstown merchandise, and more. The event is a celebration of community with any proceeds directly benefiting the expansion of youth programming at Youngstown. $10, $5 kids. Age recommendation: All ages. Cost: Fee. Pre-register: Yes. Phone: 206-935-2999. Email: office@youngstownarts.org. Saturday, March 28, 2015, 5:00 PM – 9:00 PM. Youngstown Cultural Arts Center 4408 Delridge Way S.W. Seattle WA 98106. For more info visit www.brownpapertickets.com.

Goodnight Moon

Seattle Area In this intimate production, everyone will revel with Bunny in the fun of jumping cows, dancing bears and a room that springs to life. Adapted from the book by Margaret Wise Brown and Clement Hurd, Goodnight Moon is a truly timeless theatre experience the whole family can enjoy. $25 to $36. Performance Type: Theater. Age recommendation: Infant. Toddler. Preschool. Cost: Fee. Phone: 206-441-3322. Email: tickets@sct.org. Saturday, March 28, 2015, 5:30 PM. Seattle Children's Theatre 201 Thomas St. Seattle WA 98109. For more info visit www.sct.org.

One Hot Night: Spring Fever!

Seattle Area Pratt's open house features art-making demonstrations like glass-blowing, wood-turning, printmaking and even forging steel. Ages 5 to adult can participate in hands-on art projects. Faculty and students will be on hand to answer questions about Pratt classes and programs. Age recommendation: Elementary School. Middle School. High School. Cost: FREE. Saturday, March 28, 2015, 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM. Pratt Fine Arts Center 1902 S. Main St. Seattle WA 98144. For more info visit www.pratt.org.

SJCC Summer Camp 2015 Open House---CANCELED

Eastside SJCC Summer Day Camp - open to everyone - has been a defining time for thousands of campers over five decades enabling them to discover Judaism through a fun and interactive experience, build friendships and create lasting memories. All families are invited to join us for a FREE evening of Havdalah, dinner and fun, and a chance to learn more about this year’s camp sessions. Sign up for camp early and receive an additional $25 off camp registration and guaranteed spot before early bird registration ends on April 6. Returning campers, you’ll have a chance to see counselors from previous Summer Camp sessions at the J! New to SJCC Summer Camp? You are eligible for a $150 per child discount if you register for at least a three-week session. Funds are limited; register early. Activities for the older kids will be laser tag, sumo wrestling and inflatable jousting; for younger kids there will be bounce houses. Age recommendation: Preschool. Elementary School. Middle School. High School. Cost: FREE. Pre-register: No. Phone: 206-232-7115. Email: MarkR@sjcc.org. Saturday, March 28, 2015, 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM. Stroum Jewish Community Center 3801 E. Mercer Way Mercer Island WA 98040. For more info visit sjcc.org.

Amorous Amphibians Night Hike

Farther Afield Learn about native frogs’ habits and calls, then head out to the cattail marsh to hunt for breeding frogs, toads, salamanders, newts and their eggs. Ages 6 and older. $5, preregister. Age recommendation: Elementary School. Middle School. High School. Cost: FREE. Pre-register: Yes. Phone: 206-855-4384. Saturday, March 28, 2015, 6:30 PM – 8:30 PM. IslandWood 4450 Blakely Ave. N.E. Bainbridge Island WA 98110. For more info visit islandwood.org.

Shrek

Seattle Area See the popular DreamWorks animated movie about a curmudgeonly ogre. The theater offers food and drinks ordered and served at your seats. $7. Age recommendation: All ages. Cost: Fee. Saturday, March 28, 2015, 7:00 PM. Central Cinema 1411 21st Ave. Seattle WA 98122. For more info visit central-cinema.com.

Oblio and the Pointless Forest

Eastside Young actors perform a play based on Harry Nilsson’s fable “The Point!”. 7 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays, 2 p.m. Sundays through March 29, plus 2 p.m. March 28. $5 to $12. Performance Type: Theater. Age recommendation: All ages. Cost: Fee. Phone: 425-452-7155. Saturday, March 28, 2015, 7:00 PM. Bellevue Youth Theatre – Crossroads 16051 N.E. 10th St. Bellevue WA 98008. For more info visit www.bellevuewa.gov.

Olympic Ballet Theatre Spring Program

North Sound Olympic Ballet Theatre presents their Spring Program showcasing the diversity of OBT’s dancers and repertoire.  Paquita grand pas classique features music by Ludwig Minkus and choreography by Marius Petipa and is a hallmark of traditional classical ballet repertoire and music. Nyman is a new contemporary work by OBT co-artistic director Oleg Gorboulev. The Spring Program will be premiering Nyman in its entirety as only excerpts have been performed in previous seasons. $22.50 to $32.50. Performance Type: Dance. Age recommendation: Elementary School. Middle School. High School. Cost: Fee. Phone: 425-774-7570. Email: dance@olymicballet.com. Saturday, March 28, 2015, 7:00 PM. Edmonds Center for the Arts 410 Fourth Ave. N. Edmonds WA 98020. For more info visit www.olympicballet.com.

Shrek The Musical

South Sound Everyone's favorite ogre, and unlikely hero, finds himself on a life-changing journey with a wisecracking Donkey and feisty princess. This hilarious stage version by Heavier Than Air Family Theatre is based on the Oscar-winning film. Recommended for ages 6 and older, no babes in arms. $10 to $12. Performance Type: Theater. Age recommendation: Elementary School. Middle School. High School. Cost: Fee. Phone: 253-833-9111 ext. 2400. Saturday, March 28, 2015, 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM. Green River College, Main Campus Performing Arts Building 12401 S.E. 320th St. Auburn WA 98092.

Moisture Festival

Seattle Area Showcase of comedy/varietè artists including acrobats, dancers, musicians, clowns, aerialists, comedians, magicians, jugglers and more. Most shows all-ages (especially 3 p.m. shows), see website for schedule. 7:30 p.m. Wednesdays through Sundays, 3 p.m. weekends, through April 12. $20, $15 seniors, $10 youth. Performance Type: Other Performances. Age recommendation: All ages. Cost: Fee. Phone: 206-297-1405. Saturday, March 28, 2015, 7:30 PM. Hale’s Palladium 4301 Leary Way N.W. Seattle WA 98107. For more info visit moisturefestival.org.

The Addams Family

Eastside The Addams Family features an original story, and it’s every father’s nightmare. Wednesday Addams, the ultimate princess of darkness, has grown up and fallen in love with a sweet, smart young man from a respectable family. A man her parents have never met. And if that weren’t upsetting enough, she confides in her father and begs him not to tell her mother. Now, Gomez Addams must do something he’s never done before — keep a secret from his beloved wife, Morticia. Everything will change for the whole family on the fateful night they host a dinner for Wednesday’s “normal” boyfriend and his parents. Recommended for ages 9 and older. Various dates and times through March 29. $13 to $15. Performance Type: Theater. Age recommendation: Elementary School. Middle School. High School. Cost: Fee. Phone: 425-820-1800. Saturday, March 28, 2015, 7:30 PM – 9:30 PM. Studio East Training For The Performing Arts 11730 118th Ave. N.E. Suite 100 Kirkland WA 98034. For more info visit studio-east.org.

The Music Man

Seattle Area King'sPlayers Theater, an Edmonds and Shoreline community mainstay, presents "The Music Man." 8 p.m. March 21, 27 and 28; 2 p.m. March 22 and 29. $17 to $22. Performance Type: Theater. Age recommendation: All ages. Cost: Fee. Phone: 206-556-7357. Email: kings.players@yahoo.com. Saturday, March 28, 2015, 8:00 PM – 10:30 PM. Shorecrest Performing Arts Center 15343 25th Ave. N.E. Shoreline WA 98155.

Shipwrecked!

South Sound Dare to be whisked away in a story of the high seas, exotic islanders, flying wombats, giant sea turtles and a monstrous man-eating octopus…all done with just three actors! 8 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays, 2 p.m. weekends, through April 4. $30, $25 seniors and military, $10 ages 25 and younger. Performance Type: Theater. Age recommendation: All ages. Cost: Fee. Phone: 253-661-1444. Saturday, March 28, 2015, 8:00 PM. Centerstage Theatre 3200 S.W. Dash Point Road Federal Way WA 98023. For more info visit www.centerstagetheatre.com.

Critter Discoveries

Seattle Area Join us in our classroom to play with puppets, share stories, make crafts, and meet and feed some of the tide pool critters that call the Aquarium home. At the end of each class we’ll visit the spotlight animals in their exhibits and meet the biologists who care for them and their marine environment. Today's theme is Coral Reefs and Tropical Fish. For children 4 to 6 years old; must be accompanied by an adult. Infant siblings welcome. Members: $13.50 per adult/child pair; $8 per additional participant. Non-members: $15 per adult/child pair plus admission; $8 per additional participant. Type of Animal Event: Aquarium Events. Age recommendation: Toddler. Preschool. Cost: Fee. Pre-register: Yes. Sunday, March 29, 2015, 9:30 AM – 10:30 AM. Seattle Aquarium 1483 Alaskan Way, Pier 59 Seattle WA 98101. For more info visit www.seattleaquarium.org.

Emerald City Comicon

Seattle Area Comic books, gaming, celebrities and more. 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. March 27 (March 28 sold out), 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. March 29. $35, $10 ages 3 to 10. Online ticket purchasing only. Age recommendation: All ages. Cost: Fee. Pre-register: Yes. Sunday, March 29, 2015, 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM. Washington State Convention Center 800 Convention Place Seattle WA 98101. For more info visit www.emeraldcitycomicon.com.

Kruckeberg Easter Egg Hunt

Seattle Area Avoid the frenzied crowds at the single day events and come search at your own pace for eggs. FREE, donations appreciated. Age recommendation: Toddler. Preschool. Elementary School. Cost: FREE. Pre-register: No. Phone: 206-546-1281. Email: programs@kruckeberg.org. Sunday, March 29, 2015, 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM. Kruckeberg Botanic Garden 20312 15th Ave. N.W. Shoreline WA 98177. For more info visit www.kruckeberg.org.

Essential Skills for Teens

Eastside Help teens feel confident and ready to navigate social and professional situations like dating, interviews and formal dining. This fun, interactive workshop will cover topics like introductions and handshakes, digital diplomacy (texting, emails, cell phones and social media), conversation skills, interview essentials, and dining etiquette. Ages 13 to 17. $112, includes three-course lunch. Space is limited, preregister. Age recommendation: Middle School. High School. Cost: Fee. Pre-register: Yes. Phone: 206-708-1670. Sunday, March 29, 2015, 10:00 AM – 2:00 PM. Bennett's Bistro 7650 S.E. 27th St. Mercer Island WA 98040. For more info visit www.cliseetiquette.com.

Fancy Nancy and the Mermaid Ballet by Evergreen City Ballet

Eastside The Mermaid Ballet, Deep Sea Dances, is fast approaching, and Nancy has her heart set on being the star. But when another ballerina wins the coveted part of the mermaid, Nancy is determined to make the most of her own role—with lots of glamour, of course! Her dazzling costume and primo port de bras promise to make Nancy the most sensational willow tree ever to grace the stage. But if Nancy steals the show, will it be the best ballet it can be? Watch as Evergreen City Ballet transforms the beloved Fancy Nancy character into a one-hour family friendly ballet production featuring sets and costumes directly from “Fancy Nancy and the Mermaid Ballet”. Run time is approx. 1 hour including an intermission. After the performance, some of our dancers come out into the lobby in costume to visit with guests. 10:30 a.m. 1:30 and 4:30 p.m. March 28-29. $25, $14 students and youth. Performance Type: Dance. Age recommendation: All ages. Cost: Fee. Phone: 425-228-6800. Email: info@evergreencityballet.org. Sunday, March 29, 2015, 10:30 AM – 11:30 AM. The Theatre at Meydenbauer Center 11100 N.E. Sixth St. Bellevue WA 98004. For more info visit evergreencityballet.org.

Free Mandarin Language Class

Seattle Area Looking for a Mandarin class for your child? Then come to Sponge and try a class for FREE. We also offer Spanish, Hindi, Japanese, and French classes to children ages birth to 10. Our amazing teachers are native speakers who use music, art, drama, and play to make learning a language fun! Email info@spongeschool.com to schedule your free trial class with Sponge! Age recommendation: Infant. Toddler. Preschool. Cost: FREE. Pre-register: Yes. Phone: 206-227-7138. Email: info@spongeschool.com. Sunday, March 29, 2015, 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM. Sponge 3107 S. Day St. Seattle WA 98144.

Goodnight Moon

Seattle Area In this intimate production, everyone will revel with Bunny in the fun of jumping cows, dancing bears and a room that springs to life. Adapted from the book by Margaret Wise Brown and Clement Hurd, Goodnight Moon is a truly timeless theatre experience the whole family can enjoy. $25 to $36. Performance Type: Theater. Age recommendation: Infant. Toddler. Preschool. Cost: Fee. Phone: 206-441-3322. Email: tickets@sct.org. Sunday, March 29, 2015, 11:00 AM. Seattle Children's Theatre 201 Thomas St. Seattle WA 98109. For more info visit www.sct.org.

King-Snohomish County Regional Spelling Bee

Seattle Area This regional spelling bee brings together middle-school students from schools across King and Snohomish counties who have already proven themselves to be fantastic spellers. This year’s bee will be moderated by KCTS 9’s Feliks Banel, broadcast live on Seattle Channel 21 and streamed on their website. The last one standing advances to the annual Scripps National Spelling Bee in Washington, D.C. Age recommendation: All ages. Cost: FREE. Sunday, March 29, 2015, 12:00 PM. Town Hall Seattle 1119 Eighth Ave. Seattle WA 98101. For more info visit townhallseattle.org.

Moves Like Macklemore with Spark! Yoga and Creative Arts

Seattle Area We've got the moves like Macklemore! Join Spark! Yoga and Creative Arts this month for a celebration of love, expression and downright giddy joy for ourselves and our community at large. Joy is a cyclical phenomenon and we know that the more we spread it, the more we receive. And what better way to inspire love and joy than through dance? Anna Matuszewski, a Macklorette dancer for Macklemore and Ryan Lewis, will be leading our creative afternoon and don't worry, no experience is necessary! We'll begin our afternoon in a thoughtful yoga practice and visualization, and then ease ourselves into utter compassion and celebration following Anna's lead on the dance the floor. We'll have the opportunity to hear Anna's experiences and share our own as we move towards an inspired life guided by love, ease and joy. Don't miss this special afternoon dedicated to spreadin' the love! $45, preregister. Age recommendation: Middle School. Cost: Fee. Pre-register: Yes. Phone: 206-348-6959. Email: info@sparkforgirls.com. Sunday, March 29, 2015, 12:00 PM – 3:00 PM. SOL Yoga 200 Lake Washington Blvd #101 Seattle WA 98122. For more info visit sparkforgirls.com.

Bathtub Pirates

Seattle Area Grey Seal Puppets stages an inventive show where a bubble bath turns into a pirate adventure! A child's imagination takes an unexpected turn when Captain Blackbeard and his motley band of pirates need a new ship. At first it seems like fun to be part of the crew, learning pirate lingo and fishing for octopus. After being relegated to swabbing the deck, the life of a pirate doesn't seem like so much fun. Will our little hero stage a mutiny to become Captain Kid? With the help of a plumber, the bathtub might just sail back home from this fantastic imaginary journey. 1 and 3 p.m. weekends through March 29. $11, $9 seniors and ages 16 and younger. Performance Type: Puppet. Age recommendation: All ages. Cost: Fee. Phone: 206-523-2579. Sunday, March 29, 2015, 1:00 PM. Northwest Puppet Center 9123 15th Ave. N.E. Seattle WA 98115. For more info visit pirate.brownpapertickets.com.

Dr. Seuss's The Cat in the Hat

Eastside From the moment his tall, red-and-white-striped hat appears around the door, Sally and her brother know that The Cat in the Hat is the funniest, most mischievous cat they have ever met. With the trickiest of tricks and craziest of ideas, he is certainly fun to play with. And he turns a rainy afternoon into an amazing adventure. But what will mom find when she gets home? 1 and 3 p.m. weekends through April 19 (no shows April 5). $10, $5 ages 3 and younger on Sundays. Performance Type: Theater. Age recommendation: All ages. Cost: Fee. Phone: 425-881-6777. Email: exec@secondstoryrep.org. Sunday, March 29, 2015, 1:00 PM. SecondStory Repertory 16587 N.E. 74th St. Redmond WA 98052. For more info visit www.secondstoryrep.org.

Free Hindi Language Class

Eastside Looking for a Hindi class for your child? Then come to Sponge and try a class for FREE. We also offer Spanish, Mandarin, Japanese, and French classes to children ages birth to 10. Our amazing teachers are native speakers who use music, art, drama, and play to make learning a language fun! Email info@spongeschool.com to schedule your free trial class with Sponge! Age recommendation: Elementary School. Cost: FREE. Pre-register: Yes. Phone: 206-227-7138. Email: info@spongeschool.com. Sunday, March 29, 2015, 1:00 PM – 2:30 PM. Emerald Ballet Theater 12368 Northup Way Bellevue WA 98005.

Fancy Nancy and the Mermaid Ballet by Evergreen City Ballet

Eastside The Mermaid Ballet, Deep Sea Dances, is fast approaching, and Nancy has her heart set on being the star. But when another ballerina wins the coveted part of the mermaid, Nancy is determined to make the most of her own role—with lots of glamour, of course! Her dazzling costume and primo port de bras promise to make Nancy the most sensational willow tree ever to grace the stage. But if Nancy steals the show, will it be the best ballet it can be? Watch as Evergreen City Ballet transforms the beloved Fancy Nancy character into a one-hour family friendly ballet production featuring sets and costumes directly from “Fancy Nancy and the Mermaid Ballet”. Run time is approx. 1 hour including an intermission. After the performance, some of our dancers come out into the lobby in costume to visit with guests. 10:30 a.m. 1:30 and 4:30 p.m. March 28-29. $25, $14 students and youth. Performance Type: Dance. Age recommendation: All ages. Cost: Fee. Phone: 425-228-6800. Email: info@evergreencityballet.org. Sunday, March 29, 2015, 1:30 PM – 2:30 PM. The Theatre at Meydenbauer Center 11100 N.E. Sixth St. Bellevue WA 98004. For more info visit evergreencityballet.org.

Free Mandarin Language Class

Seattle Area Looking for a Mandarin class for your child? Then come to Sponge and try a class for FREE. We also offer Spanish, Hindi, Japanese, and French classes to children ages birth to 10. Our amazing teachers are native speakers who use music, art, drama, and play to make learning a language fun! Email info@spongeschool.com to schedule your free trial class with Sponge! Age recommendation: Elementary School. Cost: FREE. Pre-register: Yes. Phone: 206-227-7138. Email: info@spongeschool.com. Sunday, March 29, 2015, 2:00 PM – 3:30 PM. Sponge 3107 S. Day St. Seattle WA 98144.

The Music Man

Seattle Area King'sPlayers Theater, an Edmonds and Shoreline community mainstay, presents "The Music Man." 8 p.m. March 21, 27 and 28; 2 p.m. March 22 and 29. $17 to $22. Performance Type: Theater. Age recommendation: All ages. Cost: Fee. Phone: 206-556-7357. Email: kings.players@yahoo.com. Sunday, March 29, 2015, 2:00 PM – 4:30 PM. Shorecrest Performing Arts Center 15343 25th Ave. N.E. Shoreline WA 98155.

Oblio and the Pointless Forest

Eastside Young actors perform a play based on Harry Nilsson’s fable “The Point!”. 7 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays, 2 p.m. Sundays through March 29, plus 2 p.m. March 28. $5 to $12. Performance Type: Theater. Age recommendation: All ages. Cost: Fee. Phone: 425-452-7155. Sunday, March 29, 2015, 2:00 PM. Bellevue Youth Theatre – Crossroads 16051 N.E. 10th St. Bellevue WA 98008. For more info visit www.bellevuewa.gov.

Our Only May Amelia

South Sound Adapted from the Newberry Award winning novel by Jennifer L. Holm about a girl named May Amelia being raised on a remote Southwest Washington farm in the late 19th century. Ages 8 and older. 7 p.m. Thursdays and Fridays, 2 p.m. weekends, March 20 through April 4. $19, $16 students, seniors and military, $13 ages 11 and younger. Thrifty Thursdays are March 26 and April 2 at 7 p.m.; $5 minimum sugg. donation tickets available by cash or check in person on the day of the show. Performance Type: Theater. Age recommendation: Elementary School. Middle School. High School. Cost: Fee. Phone: 360-570-1638. Sunday, March 29, 2015, 2:00 PM. Olympia Family Theater 612 Fourth Ave. E. Olympia WA 98501. For more info visit olyft.org.

Shipwrecked!

South Sound Dare to be whisked away in a story of the high seas, exotic islanders, flying wombats, giant sea turtles and a monstrous man-eating octopus…all done with just three actors! 8 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays, 2 p.m. weekends, through April 4. $30, $25 seniors and military, $10 ages 25 and younger. Performance Type: Theater. Age recommendation: All ages. Cost: Fee. Phone: 253-661-1444. Sunday, March 29, 2015, 2:00 PM. Centerstage Theatre 3200 S.W. Dash Point Road Federal Way WA 98023. For more info visit www.centerstagetheatre.com.

Goodnight Moon

Seattle Area In this intimate production, everyone will revel with Bunny in the fun of jumping cows, dancing bears and a room that springs to life. Adapted from the book by Margaret Wise Brown and Clement Hurd, Goodnight Moon is a truly timeless theatre experience the whole family can enjoy. $25 to $36. Performance Type: Theater. Age recommendation: Infant. Toddler. Preschool. Cost: Fee. Phone: 206-441-3322. Email: tickets@sct.org. Sunday, March 29, 2015, 2:30 PM. Seattle Children's Theatre 201 Thomas St. Seattle WA 98109. For more info visit www.sct.org.

Free Hindi Language Class

Eastside Looking for a Hindi class for your child? Then come to Sponge and try a class for FREE. We also offer Spanish, Mandarin, Japanese, and French classes to children ages birth to 10. Our amazing teachers are native speakers who use music, art, drama, and play to make learning a language fun! Email info@spongeschool.com to schedule your free trial class with Sponge! Age recommendation: Elementary School. Cost: FREE. Pre-register: Yes. Phone: 206-227-7138. Email: info@spongeschool.com. Sunday, March 29, 2015, 2:30 PM – 4:00 PM. Emerald Ballet Theater 12368 Northup Way Bellevue WA 98005.

The Addams Family

Eastside The Addams Family features an original story, and it’s every father’s nightmare. Wednesday Addams, the ultimate princess of darkness, has grown up and fallen in love with a sweet, smart young man from a respectable family. A man her parents have never met. And if that weren’t upsetting enough, she confides in her father and begs him not to tell her mother. Now, Gomez Addams must do something he’s never done before — keep a secret from his beloved wife, Morticia. Everything will change for the whole family on the fateful night they host a dinner for Wednesday’s “normal” boyfriend and his parents. Recommended for ages 9 and older. Various dates and times through March 29. $13 to $15. Performance Type: Theater. Age recommendation: Elementary School. Middle School. High School. Cost: Fee. Phone: 425-820-1800. Sunday, March 29, 2015, 2:30 PM – 4:30 PM. Studio East Training For The Performing Arts 11730 118th Ave. N.E. Suite 100 Kirkland WA 98034. For more info visit studio-east.org.

A Musical Journey Around the World

Seattle Area Take a trip with the talented trio The Marianna Group and explore many different countries through music in this fun, interactive program featuring songs in Russian, Spanish, German, Hebrew and many more languages. Ideal for kids ages 3 and older and their families. Cost: FREE. Age recommendation: Preschool. Elementary School. Phone: 206-362-7550. Pre-register: No. Sunday, March 29, 2015, 3:00 PM – 3:45 PM. Shoreline Library 345 N.E. 175th St. Shoreline WA 98155.

Bathtub Pirates

Seattle Area Grey Seal Puppets stages an inventive show where a bubble bath turns into a pirate adventure! A child's imagination takes an unexpected turn when Captain Blackbeard and his motley band of pirates need a new ship. At first it seems like fun to be part of the crew, learning pirate lingo and fishing for octopus. After being relegated to swabbing the deck, the life of a pirate doesn't seem like so much fun. Will our little hero stage a mutiny to become Captain Kid? With the help of a plumber, the bathtub might just sail back home from this fantastic imaginary journey. 1 and 3 p.m. weekends through March 29. $11, $9 seniors and ages 16 and younger. Performance Type: Puppet. Age recommendation: All ages. Cost: Fee. Phone: 206-523-2579. Sunday, March 29, 2015, 3:00 PM. Northwest Puppet Center 9123 15th Ave. N.E. Seattle WA 98115. For more info visit pirate.brownpapertickets.com.

Moisture Festival

Seattle Area Showcase of comedy/varietè artists including acrobats, dancers, musicians, clowns, aerialists, comedians, magicians, jugglers and more. $20, $15 seniors, $10 youth. Performance Type: Other Performances. Age recommendation: All ages. Cost: Fee. Phone: 206-297-1405. Sunday, March 29, 2015, 3:00 PM. Broadway Performance Hall 1625 Broadway Seattle WA 98122. For more info visit moisturefestival.org.

Moisture Festival

Seattle Area Showcase of comedy/varietè artists including acrobats, dancers, musicians, clowns, aerialists, comedians, magicians, jugglers and more. Most shows all-ages (especially 3 p.m. shows), see website for schedule. 7:30 p.m. Wednesdays through Sundays, 3 p.m. weekends, through April 12. $20, $15 seniors, $10 youth. Performance Type: Other Performances. Age recommendation: All ages. Cost: Fee. Phone: 206-297-1405. Sunday, March 29, 2015, 3:00 PM. Hale’s Palladium 4301 Leary Way N.W. Seattle WA 98107. For more info visit moisturefestival.org.

Shrek

Seattle Area See the popular DreamWorks animated movie about a curmudgeonly ogre. The theater offers food and drinks ordered and served at your seats. $7. Age recommendation: All ages. Cost: Fee. Sunday, March 29, 2015, 3:00 PM. Central Cinema 1411 21st Ave. Seattle WA 98122. For more info visit central-cinema.com.

Dr. Seuss's The Cat in the Hat

Eastside From the moment his tall, red-and-white-striped hat appears around the door, Sally and her brother know that The Cat in the Hat is the funniest, most mischievous cat they have ever met. With the trickiest of tricks and craziest of ideas, he is certainly fun to play with. And he turns a rainy afternoon into an amazing adventure. But what will mom find when she gets home? 1 and 3 p.m. weekends through April 19 (no shows April 5). $10, $5 ages 3 and younger on Sundays. Performance Type: Theater. Age recommendation: All ages. Cost: Fee. Phone: 425-881-6777. Email: exec@secondstoryrep.org. Sunday, March 29, 2015, 3:00 PM. SecondStory Repertory 16587 N.E. 74th St. Redmond WA 98052. For more info visit www.secondstoryrep.org.

Eat Well To Play Well

Eastside When and what you eat can have a positive effect on your performance – come hear how! Join author Cynthia Lair for a lively presentation on how you can fuel your brain and body for optimal performance. Cynthia is author of the popular cookbook Feeding the Whole Family, and second edition of her book, Feeding the Young Athlete: Sports Nutrition Made Easy for Players, Parents and Coaches. Cynthia has been on faculty for Bastyr University’s School of Nutrition & Exercise Science since 1994 and is a founder of their BS in Nutrition & Culinary Arts program. Special guest is Daniel Shapiro, U.W. Basketball Strength & Conditioning Coach. A FREE family event suitable for ages 10 and older. R.S.V.P. at www.myparksandrecreation.com or call 275-7609, code #15660. A FREE Let’s Move! Mercer Island event presented by The M.I. Food Revolution and Parks & Recreation Department. Age recommendation: Elementary School. Middle School. High School. Cost: FREE. Pre-register: Yes. Phone: 206-275-7609. Email: miparks@mercergov.org. Sunday, March 29, 2015, 3:00 PM – 4:00 PM. Stroum Jewish Community Center 3801 E. Mercer Way Mercer Island WA 98040. For more info visit www.mercergov.org.

Shrek The Musical

South Sound Everyone's favorite ogre, and unlikely hero, finds himself on a life-changing journey with a wisecracking Donkey and feisty princess. This hilarious stage version by Heavier Than Air Family Theatre is based on the Oscar-winning film. Recommended for ages 6 and older, no babes in arms. $10 to $12. Performance Type: Theater. Age recommendation: Elementary School. Middle School. High School. Cost: Fee. Phone: 253-833-9111 ext. 2400. Sunday, March 29, 2015, 3:00 PM – 5:00 PM. Green River College, Main Campus Performing Arts Building 12401 S.E. 320th St. Auburn WA 98092.

Free Mandarin Language Class

Seattle Area Looking for a Mandarin class for your child? Then come to Sponge and try a class for FREE. We also offer Spanish, Hindi, Japanese, and French classes to children ages birth to 10. Our amazing teachers are native speakers who use music, art, drama, and play to make learning a language fun! Email info@spongeschool.com to schedule your free trial class with Sponge! Age recommendation: Elementary School. Cost: FREE. Pre-register: Yes. Phone: 206-227-7138. Email: info@spongeschool.com. Sunday, March 29, 2015, 3:30 PM – 5:00 PM. Sponge 3107 S. Day St. Seattle WA 98144.

Free French Language Class

Eastside Looking for a French class for your child? Then come to Sponge and try a class for FREE. We also offer Spanish, Mandarin, Japanese, and Hindi classes to children ages birth to 10. Our amazing teachers are native speakers who use music, art, drama, and play to make learning a language fun! Email info@spongeschool.com to schedule your free trial class with Sponge! Age recommendation: Infant. Toddler. Preschool. Cost: FREE. Pre-register: Yes. Phone: 206-227-7138. Email: info@spongeschool.com. Sunday, March 29, 2015, 4:00 PM – 5:00 PM. Emerald Ballet Theater 12368 Northup Way Bellevue WA 98005.

Fancy Nancy and the Mermaid Ballet by Evergreen City Ballet

Eastside The Mermaid Ballet, Deep Sea Dances, is fast approaching, and Nancy has her heart set on being the star. But when another ballerina wins the coveted part of the mermaid, Nancy is determined to make the most of her own role—with lots of glamour, of course! Her dazzling costume and primo port de bras promise to make Nancy the most sensational willow tree ever to grace the stage. But if Nancy steals the show, will it be the best ballet it can be? Watch as Evergreen City Ballet transforms the beloved Fancy Nancy character into a one-hour family friendly ballet production featuring sets and costumes directly from “Fancy Nancy and the Mermaid Ballet”. Run time is approx. 1 hour including an intermission. After the performance, some of our dancers come out into the lobby in costume to visit with guests. 10:30 a.m. 1:30 and 4:30 p.m. March 28-29. $25, $14 students and youth. Performance Type: Dance. Age recommendation: All ages. Cost: Fee. Phone: 425-228-6800. Email: info@evergreencityballet.org. Sunday, March 29, 2015, 4:30 PM – 5:30 PM. The Theatre at Meydenbauer Center 11100 N.E. Sixth St. Bellevue WA 98004. For more info visit evergreencityballet.org.

Shrek

Seattle Area See the popular DreamWorks animated movie about a curmudgeonly ogre. The theater offers food and drinks ordered and served at your seats. $7. Age recommendation: All ages. Cost: Fee. Sunday, March 29, 2015, 7:00 PM. Central Cinema 1411 21st Ave. Seattle WA 98122. For more info visit central-cinema.com.

Moisture Festival

Seattle Area Showcase of comedy/varietè artists including acrobats, dancers, musicians, clowns, aerialists, comedians, magicians, jugglers and more. Most shows all-ages (especially 3 p.m. shows), see website for schedule. 7:30 p.m. Wednesdays through Sundays, 3 p.m. weekends, through April 12. $20, $15 seniors, $10 youth. Performance Type: Other Performances. Age recommendation: All ages. Cost: Fee. Phone: 206-297-1405. Sunday, March 29, 2015, 7:30 PM. Hale’s Palladium 4301 Leary Way N.W. Seattle WA 98107. For more info visit moisturefestival.org.

Free Mandarin Language

Seattle Area Looking for a Mandarin class for your child? Then come to Sponge and try a class for FREE. We also offer Spanish, Hindi, Japanese, and French classes to children ages birth to 10. Our amazing teachers are native speakers who use music, art, drama, and play to make learning a language fun! Email info@spongeschool.com to schedule your free trial class with Sponge! Age recommendation: Infant. Toddler. Cost: FREE. Pre-register: Yes. Phone: 206-227-7138. Email: info@spongeschool.com. Monday, March 30, 2015, 9:30 AM – 10:30 AM. Sponge 3107 S. Day St. Seattle WA 98144.

Free Sample Music Together Class

Seattle Area Sunshine Music Together is offering free demonstration classes before the start of their spring session. Music Together is a researched-based, internationally recognized early childhood music development program for children ages birth to 5 and their parents or caregivers. The 45-minute classes include songs, rhythmic rhymes, movement, and instrument play – forty-five minutes of pure fun with your child every week! Preregister online or call for more information. Age recommendation: Infant. Toddler. Preschool. Cost: FREE. Pre-register: Yes. Phone: 206-281-1111. Email: info@sunshinemusictogether.com. Monday, March 30, 2015, 9:30 AM – 10:15 AM. Washington Park Arboretum Graham Visitors Center 2300 Arboretum Drive E. Seattle WA 98112.

Free Spanish Language Class

Eastside Looking for a Spanish class for your child? Then come to Sponge and try a class for FREE. We also offer Hindi, Mandarin, Japanese, and French classes to children ages birth to 10. Our amazing teachers are native speakers who use music, art, drama, and play to make learning a language fun! Email info@spongeschool.com to schedule your free trial class with Sponge! Age recommendation: Infant. Toddler. Preschool. Cost: FREE. Pre-register: Yes. Phone: 206-227-7138. Email: info@spongeschool.com. Monday, March 30, 2015, 9:30 AM – 10:30 AM. Emerald Ballet Theater 12368 Northup Way Bellevue WA 98005.

Toddler Hawaiian Ukulele & Dance with Uncle Pak

Seattle Area Enjoy island music with teaching artist, father and Kore Ionz frontman, Daniel Pak. Children will learn traditional children's music and songs from Hawaii, talk story, read books, have movement and cruise with Uncle Pak. $15 drop-in, $110 for eight-week series, $20 one-time Cornerstone Cafe registration fee. Age recommendation: Infant. Toddler. Preschool. Cost: Fee. Phone: 206-965-0629. Email: admin@focseattle.com. Monday, March 30, 2015, 10:00 AM – 10:45 AM. Cornerstone Cafe 5623 Rainier Ave. S. Seattle WA 98118. For more info visit focseattle.com.

Spring Break Superstars

South Sound Salute the zoo’s conservation animal superstars as they enjoy special treats! Visit www.pdza.org for details. 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. daily through April 3. Included with admission. $17, $16 seniors, $13 ages 5 to 12, $8.75 ages 3 and 4, free ages 2 and younger. Discounts for military and Pierce County residents. Type of Animal Event: Zoo Events. Age recommendation: All ages. Cost: Fee. Pre-register: No. Phone: 253-591-5337. Monday, March 30, 2015, 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM. Point Defiance Zoo & Aquarium 5400 N. Pearl St. Tacoma WA 98407. For more info visit www.pdza.org.

¡Hora de cuentos! (Spanish Story Time)

The Seattle Public Library Where: Central Library. Room Location: Level 1 - Anne Marie Gault Story Hour Room. Event provided by: The Seattle Public Library. Audience: Children. Language: Español. Summary: ¡Es una hora de cuentos para los niños y sus familias! (It's story time at the Central Library!). Description: Niños y sus familias están invitados a celebrar cuentos, canciones, y jugeos divertidos en español. Notes: Library events and programs are free and eveyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Story times are some of our most popular events! Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Translation: Children and their families are invited to celebrate stories, songs, and fun in Spanish. More Children's Programs: http://www.spl.org/audiences/children/chi-calendar-of-events. Contact Info: *Central Library Children's Desk 206-386-4675 or Ask a Librarian. Cost: FREE. Monday, March 30, 2015, 10:30 AM – 11:00 AM.

Family Story Time

The Seattle Public Library Where: Lake City Branch. Room Location: Meeting Room. Event provided by: The Seattle Public Library. Audience: Children. Language: English. Summary: It is story time at the Lake City Branch! Bring your children from birth to 8 to enjoy stories, rhymes, songs, crafts and fun with our children's librarian, Ms. Nancy! Notes: Library events and programs are free and eveyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Story times are some of our most popular events! Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. More Children's Programs: http://www.spl.org/audiences/children/chi-calendar-of-events. Contact Info: Lake City Branch 206-684-7518 or Ask a Librarian. Cost: FREE. Monday, March 30, 2015, 10:30 AM – 11:15 AM.

Kaleidoscope play & learn

The Seattle Public Library Where: Northgate Branch. Room Location: Meeting Room. Event provided by: The Seattle Public Library. Audience: Children. Language: English, Español. Summary: Kaleidoscope play & learn groups are led by trained facilitators who guide children and adults through a variety of developmental activities that promote early learning. Description: Kaleidoscope play & learn groups are led by trained facilitators who guide children and adults through a variety of developmental activities that promote early learning. Group activities include art, music and movement, and circle time. The weekly sessions are open to parents and caregivers with children between the ages of 3 to 5. Younger and older siblings are still welcome. Space is limited -- arrive early! Adults are provided information on school readiness, early literacy, health and development… Notes: Group is co-facilitated in English and Spanish. Younger and older siblings are welcome. Library events and programs are free and eveyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Story times are some of our most popular events! Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. More Children's Programs: http://www.spl.org/audiences/children/chi-calendar-of-events. Contact Info: Northgate Branch 206-386-1980 or Ask a Librarian. Cost: FREE. Monday, March 30, 2015, 10:30 AM – 12:00 PM.

Preschool Story Time

The Seattle Public Library Where: Rainier Beach Branch. Room Location: Meeting Room. Event provided by: The Seattle Public Library. Audience: Children. Language: English. Summary: It is story time at the Rainier Beach Branch! Bring your preschoolers to enjoy stories, rhymes, songs and fun with our children's librarian. Notes: Library events and programs are free and eveyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Story times are some of our most popular events! Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. More Children's Programs: http://www.spl.org/audiences/children/chi-calendar-of-events. Contact Info: Rainier Beach Branch 206-386-1906 or Ask a Librarian. Cost: FREE. Monday, March 30, 2015, 10:30 AM – 11:00 AM.

Preschool Story Time

The Seattle Public Library Where: Capitol Hill Branch. Room Location: Meeting Room. Event provided by: The Seattle Public Library. Audience: Children. Language: English. Summary: It is story time at the Capitol Hill Branch! Bring your preschoolers to enjoy stories, rhymes, songs, crafts and fun with our children's librarian. Notes: Library events and programs are free and eveyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Story times are some of our most popular events! Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. More Children's Programs: http://www.spl.org/audiences/children/chi-calendar-of-events. Contact Info: Capitol Hill Branch 206-684-4715 or Ask a Librarian. Cost: FREE. Monday, March 30, 2015, 10:30 AM – 11:00 AM.

Free Mandarin Language Class

Seattle Area Looking for a Mandarin class for your child? Then come to Sponge and try a class for FREE. We also offer Spanish, Hindi, Japanese, and French classes to children ages birth to 10. Our amazing teachers are native speakers who use music, art, drama, and play to make learning a language fun! Email info@spongeschool.com to schedule your free trial class with Sponge! Age recommendation: Toddler. Preschool. Cost: FREE. Pre-register: Yes. Phone: 206-227-7138. Email: info@spongeschool.com. Monday, March 30, 2015, 10:30 AM – 11:30 AM. Sponge 3107 S. Day St. Seattle WA 98144.

Free Sample Music Together Class

Seattle Area Sunshine Music Together is offering free demonstration classes before the start of their spring session. Music Together is a researched-based, internationally recognized early childhood music development program for children ages birth to 5 and their parents or caregivers. The 45-minute classes include songs, rhythmic rhymes, movement, and instrument play – forty-five minutes of pure fun with your child every week! Preregister online or call for more information. Age recommendation: Infant. Toddler. Preschool. Cost: FREE. Pre-register: Yes. Phone: 206-281-1111. Email: info@sunshinemusictogether.com. Monday, March 30, 2015, 10:30 AM – 11:15 AM. Washington Park Arboretum Graham Visitors Center 2300 Arboretum Drive E. Seattle WA 98112.

Preschool Art and Block

Seattle Area Young children (ages birth to 5) and their caregivers are invited to come meet with others and enjoy hands-on art activities each Monday. Age recommendation: Infant. Toddler. Preschool. Cost: FREE. Phone: 206-588-4900. Monday, March 30, 2015, 11:00 AM – 12:30 PM. Neighborhood House High Point Family Resource Center 6400 Sylvan Way S.W. Seattle WA 98126. For more info visit www.nhwa.org.

Free Mandarin Language Class

Seattle Area Looking for a Mandarin class for your child? Then come to Sponge and try a class for FREE. We also offer Spanish, Hindi, Japanese, and French classes to children ages birth to 10. Our amazing teachers are native speakers who use music, art, drama, and play to make learning a language fun! Email info@spongeschool.com to schedule your free trial class with Sponge! Age recommendation: Toddler. Preschool. Cost: FREE. Pre-register: Yes. Phone: 206-227-7138. Email: info@spongeschool.com. Monday, March 30, 2015, 11:30 AM – 12:30 PM. Sponge 3107 S. Day St. Seattle WA 98144.

Baby Story Time

The Seattle Public Library Where: Ballard Branch. Room Location: Miriam Twitchell Alberg and Thomas A. Alberg Meeting Room. Event provided by: The Seattle Public Library. Audience: Children. Language: English. Summary: It is Baby Story Time at the Ballard Branch! Bring your infants to enjoy stories, rhymes, songs and fun with our children's librarian. Notes: Library events and programs are free and eveyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Story times are some of our most popular events! Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. More Children's Programs: http://www.spl.org/audiences/children/chi-calendar-of-events. Contact Info: Ballard Branch 206-684-4089 or Ask a Librarian. Cost: FREE. Monday, March 30, 2015, 12:00 PM – 12:30 PM.

Baby Story Time

The Seattle Public Library Where: Ballard Branch. Room Location: Miriam Twitchell Alberg and Thomas A. Alberg Meeting Room. Event provided by: The Seattle Public Library. Audience: Children. Language: English. Summary: It is Baby Story Time at the Ballard Branch! Bring your infants to enjoy stories, rhymes, songs and fun with our children's librarian. Notes: Library events and programs are free and eveyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Story times are some of our most popular events! Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. More Children's Programs: http://www.spl.org/audiences/children/chi-calendar-of-events. Contact Info: Ballard Branch 206-684-4089 or Ask a Librarian. Cost: FREE. Monday, March 30, 2015, 12:45 PM – 1:15 PM.

Library Play Time

The Seattle Public Library Where: Magnolia Branch. Room Location: Meeting Room. Event provided by: The Seattle Public Library. Audience: Children. Language: English. Summary: Bring your children to the Library to play, read and meet other families. Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Contact Info: Magnolia Branch 206-386-4225 or Ask a Librarian. Contact: Amy LaVare or Jonis Black. Cost: FREE. Monday, March 30, 2015, 3:00 PM – 5:00 PM.

Math Buddies

The Seattle Public Library Where: NewHolly Branch. Event provided by: The Seattle Public Library. Audience: Children. Language: English. Summary: Math Buddies is an opportunity for students to discover the joy of playing with real-world math through games and activities and for teens to gain experience volunteering. Description: Play math games and get better at math with a high school Buddy. This is a first come-first served, drop-in program for children in grades K-5. Each buddy session is one hour. View in Catalog: "BOOK TITLE" by AUTHOR NAME. Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Cost: FREE. Monday, March 30, 2015, 4:00 PM – 5:00 PM.

After School Program

The Seattle Public Library Where: Broadview Branch. Event provided by: The Seattle Public Library. Audience: Children. Teens. ESL. Language: English, Soomaali, አማርኛ. Summary: Volunteers from Horn of Africa Services will assist you with homework, with the exception of school holidays. Description: The After School Program provides homework assistance in a supportive environment on a drop-in basis. Volunteers serve all youth in grades K-12. These volunteers are especially good at helping new English speakers. Please note that while the After School Program is available to students from kindergarten through 12th grade, volunteers are not responsible for children, who should not be left unsupervised. Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Translation: ትካል ወለንተኛታት ቀርኒ ኣፍሪቃ፣ ንተማሃሮ ብዘይ ዝኾነ ቖጸራ፣ ናይ ዕዮ ገዛ ሓገዝ ከምዝህብ ክንሕብረኩም ንፈቱ። Dad lacag la’aan ka caawiniya ardayda shaqada guriga oo kasocdo Horn of Africa ayaa jira. More Options: Homework Help for Children Homework Help for Teens. Contact Info: Broadview Branch 206-684-7519 or Ask a Librarian. Cost: FREE. Monday, March 30, 2015, 4:30 PM – 6:00 PM.

Bow Wows and Books

The Seattle Public Library Where: Northgate Branch. Room Location: Meeting Room. Event provided by: The Seattle Public Library. Audience: Children. Teens. Adults. ESL. LEAP. Language: English, Español. Summary: Practice your reading with certified reading dogs. Description: Practice reading with a new friend who is warm, friendly, and a perfect listener! Certified therapy dogs and their handlers join patrons of all ages to read one-on-one in a relaxing and nonjudgmental environment. View in Catalog: "BOOK TITLE" by AUTHOR NAME. Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Contact Info: Northgate Branch 206-386-1980 or Ask a Librarian. Contact: Claire Scott. Cost: FREE. Monday, March 30, 2015, 6:30 PM – 7:30 PM.

Family Story Time

The Seattle Public Library Where: High Point Branch. Room Location: Meeting Room. Event provided by: The Seattle Public Library. Audience: Children. Language: English. Summary: It is story time at the High Point Branch! Bring your children of all ages to enjoy stories, rhymes, songs and fun with our children's librarian. Notes: Library events and programs are free and eveyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Story times are some of our most popular events! Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. More Children's Programs: http://www.spl.org/audiences/children/chi-calendar-of-events. Contact Info: High Point Branch 206-684-7454 or Ask a Librarian. Cost: FREE. Monday, March 30, 2015, 6:30 PM – 7:15 PM.

Pajama Story Time

The Seattle Public Library Where: Queen Anne Branch. Event provided by: The Seattle Public Library. Audience: Children. Language: English. Summary: It is pajama story time at the Queen Anne Branch! All ages are welcome to join us for stories, songs and crafts. You can wear your pajamas! Notes: Library events and programs are free and eveyone 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. Cost: FREE. Monday, March 30, 2015, 6:45 PM – 7:15 PM.

Evening Preschool Story Time

Seattle Area Put on your PJ's and enjoy stories, rhymes, music and movement. Lots of wiggling and giggling guaranteed! This is a great way to get your child ready to read. Ideal for kids ages 3 and older and their families. Cost: FREE. Age recommendation: Preschool. Phone: 206-362-7550. Pre-register: No. Monday, March 30, 2015, 7:00 PM – 7:30 PM. Shoreline Library 345 N.E. 175th St. Shoreline WA 98155.

Shrek

Seattle Area See the popular DreamWorks animated movie about a curmudgeonly ogre. The theater offers food and drinks ordered and served at your seats. $7. Age recommendation: All ages. Cost: Fee. Monday, March 30, 2015, 7:00 PM. Central Cinema 1411 21st Ave. Seattle WA 98122. For more info visit central-cinema.com.