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Kaleidoscope play & learn

The Seattle Public Library Where: Northgate Branch. Room Location: Meeting Room. 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: 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, and community resources. Story Time Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Story times are some of our most popular events! Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. More Children's Programs: http://www.spl.org/audiences/children/chi-calendar-of-events. Contact Info: Northgate Branch 206-386-1980 or Ask a Librarian. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Cost: FREE. Event provided by: The Seattle Public Library. Monday, June 27, 2016, 10:30 AM – 12:00 PM.

Preschool Story Time at the Capitol Hill branch

The Seattle Public Library Where: Capitol Hill Branch. Room Location: Meeting Room. Audience: Children. Language: English. Summary: It is story time at the Capitol Hill Library! Bring your preschoolers to enjoy stories, rhymes, songs, and fun with our children's librarian. Story Time Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Story times are some of our most popular events! Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. More Children's Programs: http://www.spl.org/audiences/children/chi-calendar-of-events. Contact Info: Capitol Hill Branch 206-684-4715 or Ask a Librarian. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Cost: FREE. Event provided by: The Seattle Public Library. Monday, June 27, 2016, 10:30 AM – 11:00 AM.

Toddler Story Time

The Seattle Public Library Where: Rainier Beach Branch. Room Location: Children's Area. Audience: Children. Language: English. Summary: It is story time at the Rainier Beach Branch! Bring your toddlers to enjoy stories, rhymes, songs and fun with our children's librarian. Story Time Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Story times are some of our most popular events! Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. More Children's Programs: http://www.spl.org/audiences/children/chi-calendar-of-events. Contact Info: Rainier Beach Branch 206-386-1906 or Ask a Librarian. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Cost: FREE. Event provided by: The Seattle Public Library. Monday, June 27, 2016, 10:30 AM – 11:00 AM.

Summer of Learning Kickoff Event

The Seattle Public Library Where: Lake City Branch. Room Location: Meeting Room. Audience: Children. Language: English. Summary: Children of all ages and their grownups are invited to start off summer with art and science activities. Get your Summer of Learning booklets and do some of the activities! Description: Hunger Intervention Program will be serving free meals to all youth 18 and under and parents in Albert Davis Park outside the library at noon. Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Contact Info: Lake City Branch 206-684-7518 or Ask a Librarian. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Cost: FREE. Event provided by: The Seattle Public Library. Monday, June 27, 2016, 10:30 AM – 12:00 PM.

Service Learning

The Seattle Public Library Where: Northeast Branch. Audience: Teens. Language: English. Summary: Join other teens to help with programs, guide the Library and work on group projects this summer. Service learning credit is available to high school students. For grades 9-12. Description: This year's Summer of Learning program "Astounding Tales of Nature!" encourages reading and activities around science, technology, engineering, arts and math. The Library is offering hundreds of free programs all summer long for families, children and teens through Sunday, Sept. 4. Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. More...: http://www.spl.org/audiences/all-ages/summer-of-learning. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Cost: FREE. Event provided by: The Seattle Public Library. Monday, June 27, 2016, 1:00 PM – 5:00 PM.

Summer of Learning Kick-off Party

The Seattle Public Library Where: Queen Anne Branch. Audience: Children. Language: English. Summary: Kick-off your summer vacation with books, crafts, and popsicles on the lawn! Get all your Summer of Learning guides! Pick up your Book Bingo forms! Fun for the whole family! Description: This year's Summer of Learning program "Astounding Tales of Nature!" encourages reading and activities around science, technology, engineering, arts and math. The Library is offering hundreds of free programs all summer long for families, children and teens through Sunday, Sept. 4. Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. More...: http://www.spl.org/audiences/all-ages/summer-of-learning. Contact Info: Queen Anne Branch 206-386-4227 or Ask a Librarian. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Cost: FREE. Event provided by: The Seattle Public Library. Monday, June 27, 2016, 1:30 PM – 3:30 PM.

Silly Science: The Power of Air

The Seattle Public Library Where: Magnolia Branch. Audience: Children. Language: English. Summary: Conduct amazing experiments and silly science with Dr. Owl! See how air pressure affects the world around us with demonstrations of Magdeburg hemispheres, Bernoulli's principle and more. For grades K-5. Description: This year's Summer of Learning program "Astounding Tales of Nature!" encourages reading and activities around science, technology, engineering, arts and math. The Library is offering hundreds of free programs all summer long for families, children and teens through Sunday, Sept. 4. Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. More...: http://www.spl.org/audiences/all-ages/summer-of-learning. Contact Info: Magnolia Branch 206-386-4225 or Ask a Librarian. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Cost: FREE. Event provided by: The Seattle Public Library. Monday, June 27, 2016, 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM.

Game On!

The Seattle Public Library Where: High Point Branch. Audience: Teens. Language: English. Summary: Come to the Library for board games and open play on the Xbox Kinect and Wii. For grades 6-12. Description: This year's Summer of Learning program "Astounding Tales of Nature!" encourages reading and activities around science, technology, engineering, arts and math. The Library is offering hundreds of free programs all summer long for families, children and teens through Sunday, Sept. 4. Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. More...: http://www.spl.org/audiences/all-ages/summer-of-learning. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Cost: FREE. Event provided by: The Seattle Public Library. Monday, June 27, 2016, 2:00 PM – 5:00 PM.

Library Play Time

The Seattle Public Library Where: Magnolia Branch. Room Location: Meeting Room. 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. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Cost: FREE. Event provided by: The Seattle Public Library. Monday, June 27, 2016, 3:00 PM – 5:00 PM.

Teen Service Learning Orientation

The Seattle Public Library Where: Southwest Branch. Room Location: Meeting Room. Audience: Teens. Language: English. Summary: Join other teens to help with programs, guide the Library and work on group projects during the summer. Service learning credit is available to high school students. Description: Look over the information on our website to make sure that Service Learning at the Southwest Branch is right for you this summer. Return completed applications to staff at the library by June 18 at 6 PM. At the orientation you will learn about the eight week computer coding and teaching project you will take on during the summer and meet your fellow service learners. Summer Teen Service Learning at the Southwest Branch will run for eight weeks with seven meetings at the Southwest Branch and one… Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Contact Info: Southwest Branch 206-684-7455 or Ask a Librarian. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Cost: FREE. Event provided by: The Seattle Public Library. Monday, June 27, 2016, 3:30 PM – 5:30 PM.

Summer of Learning Kick Off

The Seattle Public Library Where: Greenwood Branch. Room Location: Meeting Room. Audience: Children. Language: English. Summary: Join us as we kick off this year's Summer of Learning program! Create your very own magnetic Nature Collector's Box, create some nature inspired crafts, have a treat, and pick up your Explorer's Handbook! Description: Children ages 5 and up -- plus their family members -- can drop in any time between 5-7 p.m. Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. More...: http://www.spl.org/audiences/all-ages/summer-of-learning. Contact Info: Greenwood Branch 206-684-4086 or Ask a Librarian. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Cost: FREE. Event provided by: The Seattle Public Library. Monday, June 27, 2016, 5:00 PM – 7:00 PM.

Summer of Learning Kick-Off: Nature Rocks

The Seattle Public Library Where: Greenwood Branch. Room Location: Meeting Room. Audience: Children. Language: English. Summary: Join us as we celebrate the start of Summer Learning! Pick up your Explorer's Handbook, create a Nature Collector's Box, learn how to make a nature impression fossil, and craft with rocks and markers! Description: Children ages 5 and up are invited to celebrate the start of our Summer of Learning Program. This year's Summer of Learning program "Astounding Tales of Nature!" encourages reading and activities around science, technology, engineering, arts and math. The Library is offering hundreds of free programs all summer long for families, children and teens through Sunday, Sept. 4. Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. More...: http://www.spl.org/audiences/all-ages/summer-of-learning. Contact Info: Greenwood Branch 206-684-4086 or Ask a Librarian. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Cost: FREE. Event provided by: The Seattle Public Library. Monday, June 27, 2016, 5:00 PM – 7:00 PM.

Tinkerlab Drop-In

The Seattle Public Library Where: Delridge Branch. Audience: Children. Teens. Adults. Language: English. Summary: Drop in and work on a fun STEM-based craft or challenge and tinker around with construction and builder kits. There will be something for everyone ages 6 months to 1506 months! Description: Tinkerlab is a weekly all-ages program that introduces science, technology, engineering and math concepts through play, experimentation and discovery. Drop in for weekly self-directed challenges, join staff and mess around with cool inventor kits at monthly Tinkerlab Commons, and let us show you how to create amazing things using digital technology during occasional Tinkerlab Academies. Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Contact Info: Delridge Branch 206-733-9125 or Ask a Librarian. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Cost: FREE. Event provided by: The Seattle Public Library. Monday, June 27, 2016, 6:00 PM – 7:30 PM.

Baby Story Time

The Seattle Public Library Where: Green Lake Branch. Room Location: Mary Alice Cooley Meeting Room. Audience: Children. Language: English. Summary: It is story time at the Green Lake Branch! Bring your babies 0-12 months to enjoy stories, rhymes, songs, bounces and fun with our children's librarian. Story Time Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Story times are some of our most popular events! Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. More Children's Programs: http://www.spl.org/audiences/children/chi-calendar-of-events. Contact Info: Green Lake Branch 206-684-7547 or Ask a Librarian. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Cost: FREE. Event provided by: The Seattle Public Library. Monday, June 27, 2016, 6:30 PM – 7:30 PM.

中文故事会 (Mandarin Chinese Story Time)

The Seattle Public Library Where: University Branch. Room Location: Children's Area. Audience: Children. Language: 中文. Summary: 开心享受国语儿歌、故事及歌曲!(Enjoy rhymes, stories and songs in Mandarin Chinese!). Story Time Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Story times are some of our most popular events! Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. More Children's Programs: http://www.spl.org/audiences/children/chi-calendar-of-events. Contact Info: University Branch 206-684-4063 or Ask a Librarian. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Cost: FREE. Event provided by: The Seattle Public Library. Monday, June 27, 2016, 6:45 PM – 7:15 PM.

Pajama Story Time

The Seattle Public Library Where: Queen Anne Branch. Audience: Children. Language: English. Summary: It is story time at the Queen Anne Branch! All ages are welcome to join us for stories, songs and crafts. You can wear your pajamas! Story Time Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Story times are some of our most popular events! Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. More Children's Programs: http://www.spl.org/audiences/children/chi-calendar-of-events. Contact Info: Queen Anne Branch 206-386-4227 or Ask a Librarian. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Cost: FREE. Event provided by: The Seattle Public Library. Monday, June 27, 2016, 6:45 PM – 7:15 PM.

$1 Summer Movie Express

Seattle Area See a family movie for $1 every Tuesday and Wednesday at participating Regal Cinemas through August 24. Both movies play both days. Schedule: June 28-29: The LEGO Movie; Max July 5-6: Goosebumps; The Iron Giant: Signature Edition July 12-13: Pan; The Smurfs 2 July 19-20: Despicable Me 2; Home July 26-27: Minions; The Peanuts Movie Aug. 2-3: Alvin and the Chipmunks: The Road Chip; Curious George Aug. 9-10: The Book of Life; Hotel Transylvania 2 Aug. 16-17: Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs 2; Shaun the Sheep Aug. 23-24: The Croods; Dr. Seuss' The Lorax. Age recommendation: All ages. Cost: Fee. Tuesday, June 28, 2016, 10:00 AM. Regal The Landing Stadium 14 & RPX 900 N. 10th Place Renton WA 98057. For more info visit www.regmovies.com.

$1 Summer Movie Express

Seattle Area See a family movie for $1 every Tuesday and Wednesday at participating Regal Cinemas through August 24. Both movies play both days. Schedule: June 28-29: The LEGO Movie; Max July 5-6: Goosebumps; The Iron Giant: Signature Edition July 12-13: Pan; The Smurfs 2 July 19-20: Despicable Me 2; Home July 26-27: Minions; The Peanuts Movie Aug. 2-3: Alvin and the Chipmunks: The Road Chip; Curious George Aug. 9-10: The Book of Life; Hotel Transylvania 2 Aug. 16-17: Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs 2; Shaun the Sheep Aug. 23-24: The Croods; Dr. Seuss' The Lorax. Age recommendation: All ages. Cost: Fee. Tuesday, June 28, 2016, 10:00 AM. Regal Thornton Place Stadium 14 & IMAX 301 N.E. 103rd St. Seattle WA 98125. For more info visit www.regmovies.com.

$1 Summer Movie Express

Eastside See a family movie for $1 every Tuesday and Wednesday at participating Regal Cinemas through August 24. Both movies play both days. Schedule: June 28-29: The LEGO Movie; Max July 5-6: Goosebumps; The Iron Giant: Signature Edition July 12-13: Pan; The Smurfs 2 July 19-20: Despicable Me 2; Home July 26-27: Minions; The Peanuts Movie Aug. 2-3: Alvin and the Chipmunks: The Road Chip; Curious George Aug. 9-10: The Book of Life; Hotel Transylvania 2 Aug. 16-17: Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs 2; Shaun the Sheep Aug. 23-24: The Croods; Dr. Seuss' The Lorax. Age recommendation: All ages. Cost: Fee. Tuesday, June 28, 2016, 10:00 AM. Regal Bella Bottega Stadium 11 8890 N.E. 161st Ave. Redmond WA 98052. For more info visit www.regmovies.com.

Toddler Time at SkyMania

Eastside Kids ages 5 and younger can come jump on trampolines! Parents are free and can enjoy free hot beverages plus a comfortable setting to relax while the kids play. No coupons or discounts allowed at this session. $5. Age recommendation: Toddler. Preschool. Cost: Fee. Pre-register: No. Phone: 425-825-7599. Email: info@skymaniatrampolines.com. Tuesday, June 28, 2016, 10:00 AM – 11:30 AM. SkyMania Trampolines 11801 NE 116th St. Suite B Kirkland WA 98034. For more info visit www.skymaniatrampolines.com.

$1 Summer Movie Express

Farther Afield See a family movie for $1 every Tuesday and Wednesday at participating Regal Cinemas through August 3. Both movies play both days. Schedule: June 28-29: The LEGO Movie; Max July 5-6: Goosebumps; The Iron Giant: Signature Edition July 12-13: Pan; The Smurfs 2 July 19-20: Despicable Me 2; Home July 26-27: Minions; The Peanuts Movie Aug. 2-3: Alvin and the Chipmunks: The Road Chip; Curious George Aug. 9-10: The Book of Life; Hotel Transylvania 2 Aug. 16-17: Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs 2; Shaun the Sheep Aug. 23-24: The Croods; Dr. Seuss' The Lorax. Age recommendation: All ages. Cost: Fee. Tuesday, June 28, 2016, 10:00 AM. Regal South Sound Cinema 10 1435 Olney Ave. S.E. Port Orchard WA 98366. For more info visit www.regmovies.com.

Baby Story Time

The Seattle Public Library Where: Southwest Branch. Audience: Children. Language: English. Summary: It is story time at the Southwest Branch! Bring your babies to enjoy stories, rhymes, songs and fun with our children's librarian. Story Time Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Story times are some of our most popular events! Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. More Children's Programs: http://www.spl.org/audiences/children/chi-calendar-of-events. Contact Info: Southwest Branch 206-684-7455 or Ask a Librarian. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Cost: FREE. Event provided by: The Seattle Public Library. Tuesday, June 28, 2016, 10:30 AM – 11:00 AM.

Rainbow Story Time

The Seattle Public Library Where: Southwest Branch. Audience: Children. Language: English. Summary: Families are invited to LGBTQ / Rainbow Story Time to enjoy stories, rhymes, crafts and fun while celebrating diversity and inclusion of all kinds of people and families. Description: It is Rainbow Story Time at the xxx Branch! Bring your families to enjoy stories, rhymes, songs and fun as we celebrate diversity and inclusion of all kinds of people and families! Story Time Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Story times are some of our most popular events! Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. More Children's Programs: http://www.spl.org/audiences/children/chi-calendar-of-events. Contact Info: Southwest Branch 206-684-7455 or Ask a Librarian. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Cost: FREE. Event provided by: The Seattle Public Library. Tuesday, June 28, 2016, 10:30 AM – 11:00 AM.

Toddler Story Time

The Seattle Public Library Where: West Seattle Branch. Room Location: Meeting Room. Audience: Children. Language: English. Summary: It's story time at the West Seattle Branch! Bring your toddlers to enjoy stories, rhymes, songs and fun with our children's librarian. For children ages 2 - 3. Story Time Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Story times are some of our most popular events! Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. More Children's Programs: http://www.spl.org/audiences/children/chi-calendar-of-events. Contact Info: West Seattle Branch 206-684-7444 or Ask a Librarian. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Cost: FREE. Event provided by: The Seattle Public Library. Tuesday, June 28, 2016, 10:30 AM – 11:00 AM.

Toddler Story Time

The Seattle Public Library Where: Beacon Hill Branch. Room Location: Friends of The Seattle Public Library Meeting Room. Audience: Children. Language: English. Summary: It is story time at the Beacon Hill Branch! Bring your toddlers to enjoy stories, rhymes, songs and fun with our children's librarian. Story Time Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Story times are some of our most popular events! Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. More Children's Programs: http://www.spl.org/audiences/children/chi-calendar-of-events. Contact Info: Beacon Hill Branch 206-684-4711 or Ask a Librarian. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Cost: FREE. Event provided by: The Seattle Public Library. Tuesday, June 28, 2016, 10:30 AM – 11:00 AM.

Toddler Story Time With Ms. Mynique

The Seattle Public Library Where: Douglass-Truth Branch. Room Location: The Gayton Family Meeting Room. Audience: Children. Language: English. Summary: It is Toddler Story Time at the Douglass-Truth Branch! Bring your toddlers to enjoy stories, rhymes, songs and fun with our children's librarian, Ms. Mynique! Then stay and play with soft toys and blocks! Story Time Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Story times are some of our most popular events! Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. More Children's Programs: http://www.spl.org/audiences/children/chi-calendar-of-events. Contact Info: Douglass-Truth Branch 206-684-4704 or Ask a Librarian. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Cost: FREE. Event provided by: The Seattle Public Library. Tuesday, June 28, 2016, 10:30 AM.

Eric Herman & the Thunder Puppies

Eastside Come hear upbeat, high-energy rock for kids. Performance Type: Music. Age recommendation: Toddler. Preschool. Elementary School. Cost: FREE. Pre-register: No. Phone: 425-452-7688. Tuesday, June 28, 2016, 10:30 AM – 11:30 AM. Kelsey Creek Farm Park Amphitheater 410 130th Pl. S.E. Bellevue WA 98005. For more info visit www.bellevuewa.gov.

PAWS Animal Adventurers: Backyard Buddies

North Sound Everyone has one of “those” neighbors, you know that neighbor who is up all night long, always inviting all their friends over, or keeps peeking over your fence? No not that one, we’re talking about the raccoons, squirrels and crows! Come learn more about the amazing animals that share your back yard as we learn how these creatures can be some of the coolest neighbors in the neighborhood. These classes are designed for you and your child to explore the animal world together as animal adventurers! Using movement, imaginative play, games, songs and crafts, we will explore the animals who call PAWS their home. After our activities, your Adventure Guide will lead you and your fellow animal lovers on a tour of PAWS relating to the class theme. Much of the program time will be spent outdoors, so please dress for rain or shine. At least one adult must attend with their child or children. Additional adults are welcome to attend. $12 per child, free for adults. Age recommendation: Toddler. Preschool. Cost: Fee. Pre-register: Yes. Phone: 425-412-4026. Email: Education@paws.org. Tuesday, June 28, 2016, 10:30 AM – 11:45 AM. PAWS 15305 44th Ave. W Lynnwood WA 98087. For more info visit www.paws.org.

StoryTime for Kids

Seattle Area Join us at our U District store for dramatic readings of the best in new and classic kids books. You bring the kids, and we'll provide the activities and entertainment. StoryTime for Kids is ideal for ages 3 to 7. Age recommendation: Toddler. Preschool. Elementary School. Cost: FREE. Phone: 206-634-3400. Tuesday, June 28, 2016, 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM. University Book Store 4326 University Way N.E. Seattle WA 98105. For more info visit www.bookstore.washington.edu.

CANCELED - ¡Hora de cuentos! (Spanish Story Time)

The Seattle Public Library Where: Northgate Branch. Room Location: Meeting Room. Audience: Children. Language: Español. Summary: Es una hora de cuentos para los niños en la biblioteca de Northgate Branch! (It is Spanish story time at the Northgate Branch!). Description: Traiga a sus niños a la biblioteca de Northgate Branch para que disfruten escuchando cuentos, rimas y canciones en inglés y español. Story Time Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Story times are some of our most popular events! Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Translation: Bring your children to the Northgate Branch to enjoy stories, rhymes, and songs in Spanish. More Children's Programs: http://www.spl.org/audiences/children/chi-calendar-of-events. Contact Info: Northgate Branch 206-386-1980 or Ask a Librarian. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Cost: FREE. Event provided by: The Seattle Public Library. Tuesday, June 28, 2016, 11:30 AM – 12:00 PM.

CANCELED - Waddler Story Time

The Seattle Public Library Where: Broadview Branch. Room Location: Meeting Room. Audience: Children. Language: English. Summary: It is story time at the Broadview Branch! Bring your new walkers and young toddlers to enjoy stories, rhymes, songs and fun with Miss Louisa. Stay afterwards for library play time! Story Time Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Story times are some of our most popular events! Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. More Children's Programs: http://www.spl.org/audiences/children/chi-calendar-of-events. Contact Info: Broadview Branch 206-684-7519 or Ask a Librarian. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Cost: FREE. Event provided by: The Seattle Public Library. Tuesday, June 28, 2016, 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM.

Baby Story Time

The Seattle Public Library Where: Douglass-Truth Branch. Room Location: The Gayton Family Meeting Room. Audience: Children. Language: English. Summary: It is Baby Story Time at the Douglass-Truth Branch! Bring your babies (ages 0-12 months) to enjoy books, bouncing rhymes, movement, music and fun with our Children's Librarian, Ms. Lynn. Description: Then stay and play with age appropriate toys. Story Time Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Story times are some of our most popular events! Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. More Children's Programs: http://www.spl.org/audiences/children/chi-calendar-of-events. Contact Info: Douglass-Truth Branch 206-684-4704 or Ask a Librarian. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Cost: FREE. Event provided by: The Seattle Public Library. Tuesday, June 28, 2016, 1:00 PM – 1:45 PM.

Clouding Around

The Seattle Public Library Where: West Seattle Branch. Audience: Children. Language: English. Summary: Learn cloud names, predict the weather and hear amazing weather sound effects. Charlie "The Noiseguy" Williams brings you comedy, cartoons, science and lots of noisy fun to inspire kids. For grades K-3. Description: This year's Summer of Learning program "Astounding Tales of Nature!" encourages reading and activities around science, technology, engineering, arts and math. The Library is offering hundreds of free programs all summer long for families, children and teens through Sunday, Sept. 4. Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. More...: http://www.spl.org/audiences/all-ages/summer-of-learning. Contact Info: West Seattle Branch 206-684-7444 or Ask a Librarian. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Cost: FREE. Event provided by: The Seattle Public Library. Tuesday, June 28, 2016, 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM.

Teen Service Learning

The Seattle Public Library Where: Delridge Branch. Room Location: Meeting Room. Audience: Teens. Language: English. Summary: Join other teens to help with programs, guide the Library and work on group projects during the summer. Service learning credit is available to high school students. Description: Look over information on our website to make sure that Service Learning at the Southwest Branch is right for you this summer. Return completed applications to staff at the library by June 18 at 6 PM. You must have attended the orientation on 6/27 to participate in this program. Summer Teen Service Learning at the Southwest Branch will run for eight weeks with seven meetings at the Southwest Branch and one meeting at the Delridge Branch. Here is the schedule: Monday 6/27 3:30-5:30 Orientation at… Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Contact Info: Southwest Branch 206-684-7455 or Ask a Librarian. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Cost: FREE. Event provided by: The Seattle Public Library. Tuesday, June 28, 2016, 2:30 PM – 5:00 PM.

Scribble Machines

The Seattle Public Library Where: South Park Branch. Audience: Children. Language: English. Summary: What's the difference between a robot and a machine? Find out with Pop-Up Science and make a Scribble Machine – a motorized contraption that moves in unusual ways. For grades 4-5. Registration required. Description: This year's Summer of Learning program "Astounding Tales of Nature!" encourages reading and activities around science, technology, engineering, arts and math. The Library is offering hundreds of free programs all summer long for families, children and teens through Sunday, Sept. 4. Notes: Registration is required. Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. More...: http://www.spl.org/audiences/all-ages/summer-of-learning. Contact Info: South Park Branch 206-615-1688 or Ask a Librarian. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Cost: FREE. Event provided by: The Seattle Public Library. Tuesday, June 28, 2016, 2:30 PM – 4:30 PM.

Finch Robots

The Seattle Public Library Where: Delridge Branch. Audience: Teens. Language: English. Summary: Learn how to program a Finch robot to change colors, move in different directions, avoid obstacles and more. Work together and learn programming. For grades 5 and up. Registration required. Description: This year's Summer of Learning program "Astounding Tales of Nature!" encourages reading and activities around science, technology, engineering, arts and math. The Library is offering hundreds of free programs all summer long for families, children and teens through Sunday, Sept. 4. Notes: Registration is required. Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. More...: http://www.spl.org/audiences/all-ages/summer-of-learning. Contact Info: Delridge Branch 206-733-9125 or Ask a Librarian. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Cost: FREE. Event provided by: The Seattle Public Library. Tuesday, June 28, 2016, 3:00 PM – 5:00 PM.

Detective Cookie’s Urban Youth Chess Club

The Seattle Public Library Where: Rainier Beach Branch. Room Location: Meeting Room. Audience: Children. Teens. Adults. Language: English. Summary: Children and teens, ages 7 and up, are invited to join the group. Family and community members are also welcome. Drop by to learn and play chess! Description: This urban chess club has been ongoing since February 2007. New members are always welcome. Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Contact Info: Rainier Beach Branch 206-386-1906 or Ask a Librarian. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Cost: FREE. Event provided by: The Seattle Public Library. Tuesday, June 28, 2016, 3:30 PM – 5:00 PM.

Drop in Chess

The Seattle Public Library Where: High Point Branch. Room Location: Meeting Room. Audience: Children. Teens. Language: English. Summary: Come play a game of chess! Children and teens are invited to drop by for fun and casual games of chess. Description: All skill levels are welcome. Chess sets and guidance by an adult chess coach will be available. Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Contact Info: High Point Branch 206-684-7454 or Ask a Librarian. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Cost: FREE. Event provided by: The Seattle Public Library. Tuesday, June 28, 2016, 4:30 PM – 5:30 PM.

¡Hora de cuentos! (Spanish Family Story Time)

The Seattle Public Library Where: South Park Branch. Room Location: The Satterberg Foundation Children's Area. Audience: Children. Language: Español. Summary: ¡Es una hora de cuentos para los niños y sus familias! (It's Spanish story time for children and their families!). Description: Niños y sus familias están invitados a celebrar cuentos, canciones, y juegos divertidos en español con las narradoras de cuentos infantiles Xiomara Melgar de El Salvador. ¡Gratis! Story Time Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Story times are some of our most popular events! Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. More Children's Programs: http://www.spl.org/audiences/children/chi-calendar-of-events. Contact Info: South Park Branch 206-615-1688 or Ask a Librarian. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Cost: FREE. Event provided by: The Seattle Public Library. Tuesday, June 28, 2016, 6:30 PM – 7:00 PM.

Children's Entertainment Series

South Sound June 21: Recess Monkey (music) June 18: Jeff Evans (magic) July 5: Ian Dobson (music) July 12: Chris Fascione (interactive storytelling) July 19: We Care Sports (interactive games and fitness) July 26: Vikki Gasco (ventriloquism and magic) Aug. 2: Reptile Man (animals). Performance Type: Other Performances. Age recommendation: All ages. Cost: FREE. Pre-register: No. Phone: 360-491-0857. Tuesday, June 28, 2016, 6:30 PM. Huntamer Park 618 Woodland Square Loop S.E. Lacey WA 98503. For more info visit ci.lacey.wa.us.

Family Story Time

The Seattle Public Library Where: Columbia Branch. Room Location: The Weiland Family Meeting Room. Audience: Children. Language: English. Summary: It is story time at the Columbia Branch! Bring your preschoolers and toddlers to enjoy stories, rhymes, songs and fun with our children's librarian. Story Time Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Story times are some of our most popular events! Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. More Children's Programs: http://www.spl.org/audiences/children/chi-calendar-of-events. Contact Info: Columbia Branch 206-386-1908 or Ask a Librarian. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Cost: FREE. Event provided by: The Seattle Public Library. Tuesday, June 28, 2016, 6:45 PM – 7:15 PM.

Pajama Story Time

The Seattle Public Library Where: Ballard Branch. Audience: Children. Language: English. Summary: Stop by the Ballard Branch for an evening of stories, songs, and a simple craft. Aimed at children aged 2 and older and their families. Story Time Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Story times are some of our most popular events! Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. More Children's Programs: http://www.spl.org/audiences/children/chi-calendar-of-events. Contact Info: Ballard Branch 206-684-4089 or Ask a Librarian. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Cost: FREE. Event provided by: The Seattle Public Library. Tuesday, June 28, 2016, 6:45 PM – 7:30 PM.

Pajama Story Time

The Seattle Public Library Where: University Branch. Room Location: Meeting Room. Audience: Children. Language: English. Summary: It is story time at the University Branch! All ages are welcome to wear their pajamas and enjoy stories, rhymes, songs and fun with our children's librarian, Ms. Kristin. Description: It is Rainbow Story Time at the University Branch! Bring your families to enjoy stories, rhymes, songs and fun as we celebrate diversity and inclusion of all kinds of people and families! Story Time Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Story times are some of our most popular events! Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. More Children's Programs: http://www.spl.org/audiences/children/chi-calendar-of-events. Contact Info: University Branch 206-684-4063 or Ask a Librarian. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Cost: FREE. Event provided by: The Seattle Public Library. Tuesday, June 28, 2016, 6:45 PM – 7:15 PM.

Family Story Time

The Seattle Public Library Where: Delridge Branch. Room Location: Meeting Room. Audience: Children. Language: English. Summary: It is story time at the Delridge Branch! Bring your preschoolers and toddlers to enjoy stories, rhymes, songs and fun with our children's librarian, Miss Bea. Story Time Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Story times are some of our most popular events! Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. More Children's Programs: http://www.spl.org/audiences/children/chi-calendar-of-events. Contact Info: Delridge Branch 206-733-9125 or Ask a Librarian. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Cost: FREE. Event provided by: The Seattle Public Library. Tuesday, June 28, 2016, 7:00 PM – 7:30 PM.

Billy Elliott

Eastside Amidst the chaos of the 1984 miners’ strike in northern England, follow Billy’s journey as he stumbles out of the boxing ring and into a ballet class where he discovers a passion for dance that inspires his family and community—while changing his life forever. See performance preview guide online for content advisories. $37 to $72. Performance Type: Theater. Age recommendation: Elementary School. Middle School. High School. Cost: Fee. Phone: 425-392-2202. Tuesday, June 28, 2016, 7:30 PM. Francis J. Gaudette Theatre 303 Front St. N. Issaquah WA 98027. For more info visit villagetheatre.org.

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

The Seattle Public Library Where: Beacon Hill Branch. Room Location: Friends of The Seattle Public Library Meeting Room. Audience: Children. Language: English, 中文. Summary: 幼兒樂園裡 孩子們可透過玩遊戲 英文兒歌敎唱 讀故事書 做簡易手工及玩各類玩具等不同的活動方式 達到啟蒙的目的並協助幼兒們提前適應將來入學的環境 且更可幚助幼兒學習到如何與別人分享及相處的經驗。而幼兒的照顧者更可藉此機會與社區內其他幼兒照顧者交換資訊及經驗並拓展人際關係. Description: The Kaleidoscope play & learn group provides a fun and age-appropriate learning environment for 2-5 years old children. Story Time Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Story times are some of our most popular events! Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Translation: Children listen to stories, sing songs and do simple arts and crafts with their caregivers during the group time. There is also play time for children to explore various toys and play activities. Through this group children are being prepared for preschool and kindergarten learning environments, as well as building relationship with other children. Caregivers also build and strengthen connection and communication with their children, and connect with other caregivers in the community. Kaleidoscope pla… More Children's Programs: http://www.spl.org/audiences/children/chi-calendar-of-events. Contact Info: Beacon Hill Branch 206-684-4711 or Ask a Librarian. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Cost: FREE. Event provided by: The Seattle Public Library. Wednesday, June 29, 2016, 10:00 AM – 11:30 AM.

$1 Summer Movie Express

Seattle Area See a family movie for $1 every Tuesday and Wednesday at participating Regal Cinemas through August 24. Both movies play both days. Schedule: June 28-29: The LEGO Movie; Max July 5-6: Goosebumps; The Iron Giant: Signature Edition July 12-13: Pan; The Smurfs 2 July 19-20: Despicable Me 2; Home July 26-27: Minions; The Peanuts Movie Aug. 2-3: Alvin and the Chipmunks: The Road Chip; Curious George Aug. 9-10: The Book of Life; Hotel Transylvania 2 Aug. 16-17: Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs 2; Shaun the Sheep Aug. 23-24: The Croods; Dr. Seuss' The Lorax. Age recommendation: All ages. Cost: Fee. Wednesday, June 29, 2016, 10:00 AM. Regal Thornton Place Stadium 14 & IMAX 301 N.E. 103rd St. Seattle WA 98125. For more info visit www.regmovies.com.

$1 Summer Movie Express

Seattle Area See a family movie for $1 every Tuesday and Wednesday at participating Regal Cinemas through August 24. Both movies play both days. Schedule: June 28-29: The LEGO Movie; Max July 5-6: Goosebumps; The Iron Giant: Signature Edition July 12-13: Pan; The Smurfs 2 July 19-20: Despicable Me 2; Home July 26-27: Minions; The Peanuts Movie Aug. 2-3: Alvin and the Chipmunks: The Road Chip; Curious George Aug. 9-10: The Book of Life; Hotel Transylvania 2 Aug. 16-17: Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs 2; Shaun the Sheep Aug. 23-24: The Croods; Dr. Seuss' The Lorax. Age recommendation: All ages. Cost: Fee. Wednesday, June 29, 2016, 10:00 AM. Regal The Landing Stadium 14 & RPX 900 N. 10th Place Renton WA 98057. For more info visit www.regmovies.com.

Toddler Tales & Trails

Seattle Area Bring your youngster, ages 2 to 5 on an adventure at Seward Park every Wednesday and Saturday! Start with story time, songs, and fun activities inside, followed by outside exploration along the trails right outside our doors. Walks are easy and less than one mile in length. This program fills on a first come, first served basis - so don't be late! $2 per person. Age recommendation: Toddler. Preschool. Cost: Fee. Phone: 206-652-2444. Email: sewardpark@audubon.org. Wednesday, June 29, 2016, 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM. Seward Park Audubon Center 5902 Lake Washington Blvd. S. Seattle WA 98118. For more info visit sewardpark.audubon.org.

$1 Summer Movie Express

Eastside See a family movie for $1 every Tuesday and Wednesday at participating Regal Cinemas through August 24. Both movies play both days. Schedule: June 28-29: The LEGO Movie; Max July 5-6: Goosebumps; The Iron Giant: Signature Edition July 12-13: Pan; The Smurfs 2 July 19-20: Despicable Me 2; Home July 26-27: Minions; The Peanuts Movie Aug. 2-3: Alvin and the Chipmunks: The Road Chip; Curious George Aug. 9-10: The Book of Life; Hotel Transylvania 2 Aug. 16-17: Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs 2; Shaun the Sheep Aug. 23-24: The Croods; Dr. Seuss' The Lorax. Age recommendation: All ages. Cost: Fee. Wednesday, June 29, 2016, 10:00 AM. Regal Bella Bottega Stadium 11 8890 N.E. 161st Ave. Redmond WA 98052. For more info visit www.regmovies.com.

Toddler Time at SkyMania

Eastside Kids ages 5 and younger can come jump on trampolines! Parents are free and can enjoy free hot beverages plus a comfortable setting to relax while the kids play. No coupons or discounts allowed at this session. $5. Age recommendation: Toddler. Preschool. Cost: Fee. Pre-register: No. Phone: 425-825-7599. Email: info@skymaniatrampolines.com. Wednesday, June 29, 2016, 10:00 AM – 11:30 AM. SkyMania Trampolines 11801 NE 116th St. Suite B Kirkland WA 98034. For more info visit www.skymaniatrampolines.com.

$1 Summer Movie Express

Farther Afield See a family movie for $1 every Tuesday and Wednesday at participating Regal Cinemas through August 3. Both movies play both days. Schedule: June 28-29: The LEGO Movie; Max July 5-6: Goosebumps; The Iron Giant: Signature Edition July 12-13: Pan; The Smurfs 2 July 19-20: Despicable Me 2; Home July 26-27: Minions; The Peanuts Movie Aug. 2-3: Alvin and the Chipmunks: The Road Chip; Curious George Aug. 9-10: The Book of Life; Hotel Transylvania 2 Aug. 16-17: Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs 2; Shaun the Sheep Aug. 23-24: The Croods; Dr. Seuss' The Lorax. Age recommendation: All ages. Cost: Fee. Wednesday, June 29, 2016, 10:00 AM. Regal South Sound Cinema 10 1435 Olney Ave. S.E. Port Orchard WA 98366. For more info visit www.regmovies.com.

Toddler Story Time

The Seattle Public Library Where: Greenwood Branch. Room Location: Meeting Room. Audience: Children. Language: English. Summary: It is Toddler Story Time at the Greenwood Branch! Bring toddlers to enjoy stories, rhymes, songs and fun with our children's librarian. Please arrive early to get your ticket. Story Time Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Story times are some of our most popular events! Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. More Children's Programs: http://www.spl.org/audiences/children/chi-calendar-of-events. Contact Info: Greenwood Branch 206-684-4086 or Ask a Librarian. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Cost: FREE. Event provided by: The Seattle Public Library. Wednesday, June 29, 2016, 10:15 AM – 10:45 AM.

Kaleidoscope Play & Learn

The Seattle Public Library Where: Broadview Branch. Room Location: Meeting Room. Audience: Children. Language: English. Summary: Kaleidoscope play & learn offers a chance for children and their families to come play and have a good time. This group is open to children of all abilities, ages 18 months to 5 years old. Description: Children learn and explore through the use of art, music, toys and more. Families learn about their child's development and community resources available to them. Story Time Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Story times are some of our most popular events! Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. More Children's Programs: http://www.spl.org/audiences/children/chi-calendar-of-events. Contact Info: Broadview Branch 206-684-7519 or Ask a Librarian. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Cost: FREE. Event provided by: The Seattle Public Library. Wednesday, June 29, 2016, 10:30 AM – 11:30 AM.

Preschool Story Time

The Seattle Public Library Where: West Seattle Branch. Room Location: Meeting Room. Audience: Children. Language: English. Summary: It is story time at the West Seattle Branch! Bring your preschoolers to enjoy stories, rhymes, songs and fun with our children's librarian. For ages 3 - 5. Story Time Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Story times are some of our most popular events! Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. More Children's Programs: http://www.spl.org/audiences/children/chi-calendar-of-events. Contact Info: West Seattle Branch 206-684-7444 or Ask a Librarian. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Cost: FREE. Event provided by: The Seattle Public Library. Wednesday, June 29, 2016, 10:30 AM – 11:00 AM.

Preschool Story Time

The Seattle Public Library Where: Ballard Branch. Audience: Children. Language: English. Summary: Bring your preschoolers to the Ballard Branch for stories, songs and fingerplays. Story Time Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Story times are some of our most popular events! Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. More Children's Programs: http://www.spl.org/audiences/children/chi-calendar-of-events. Contact Info: Ballard Branch 206-684-4089 or Ask a Librarian. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Cost: FREE. Event provided by: The Seattle Public Library. Wednesday, June 29, 2016, 10:30 AM – 11:00 AM.

Rainbow Story Time

The Seattle Public Library Where: Southwest Branch. Audience: Children. Language: English. Summary: Families are invited to LGBTQ / Rainbow Story Time to enjoy stories, rhymes, crafts and fun while celebrating diversity and inclusion of all kinds of people and families. Description: It is Rainbow Story Time at the xxx Branch! Bring your families to enjoy stories, rhymes, songs and fun as we celebrate diversity and inclusion of all kinds of people and families! Story Time Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Story times are some of our most popular events! Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. More Children's Programs: http://www.spl.org/audiences/children/chi-calendar-of-events. Contact Info: Southwest Branch 206-684-7455 or Ask a Librarian. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Cost: FREE. Event provided by: The Seattle Public Library. Wednesday, June 29, 2016, 10:30 AM – 11:00 AM.

Toddler Story Time

The Seattle Public Library Where: Southwest Branch. Audience: Children. Language: English. Summary: It is story time at the Southwest Branch! Bring your toddlers to enjoy stories, rhymes, songs and fun with our children's librarian. Story Time Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Story times are some of our most popular events! Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. More Children's Programs: http://www.spl.org/audiences/children/chi-calendar-of-events. Contact Info: Southwest Branch 206-684-7455 or Ask a Librarian. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Cost: FREE. Event provided by: The Seattle Public Library. Wednesday, June 29, 2016, 10:30 AM – 11:00 AM.

Toddler Story Time

The Seattle Public Library Where: Capitol Hill Branch. Room Location: Meeting Room. Audience: Children. Language: English. Summary: It is story time at the Capitol Hill Branch! Bring your toddlers to enjoy stories, rhymes, songs, and fun with our children's librarian. Story Time Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Story times are some of our most popular events! Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. More Children's Programs: http://www.spl.org/audiences/children/chi-calendar-of-events. Contact Info: Capitol Hill Branch 206-684-4715 or Ask a Librarian. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Cost: FREE. Event provided by: The Seattle Public Library. Wednesday, June 29, 2016, 10:30 AM – 11:00 AM.

Family Story Time

The Seattle Public Library Where: Fremont Branch. Audience: Children. Language: English. Summary: It is story time at the Fremont Branch! Bring your preschoolers and toddlers to enjoy stories, rhymes, songs and fun with our children's librarian. Story Time Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Story times are some of our most popular events! Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. More Children's Programs: http://www.spl.org/audiences/children/chi-calendar-of-events. Contact Info: Fremont Branch 206-684-4084 or Ask a Librarian. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Cost: FREE. Event provided by: The Seattle Public Library. Wednesday, June 29, 2016, 11:00 AM – 11:30 AM.

StoryTime for Kids

North Sound Join us at our Mill Creek store for dramatic readings of the best in new and classic kids books. You bring the kids, and we'll provide the activities and refreshments. StoryTime for Kids is ideal for ages 3 to 7. Age recommendation: Toddler. Preschool. Cost: FREE. Phone: 425-385-3530. Wednesday, June 29, 2016, 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM. University Book Store 15311 Main St. Mill Creek WA 98012. For more info visit www.bookstore.washington.edu.

Family Story Time

The Seattle Public Library Where: Montlake Branch. Room Location: Don G. and Jane Markham Abel Meeting Room. Audience: Children. Language: English. Summary: It is story time at the Montlake Branch! Bring your preschoolers and toddlers to enjoy stories, rhymes, songs and fun with our children's librarian. Story Time Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Story times are some of our most popular events! Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. More Children's Programs: http://www.spl.org/audiences/children/chi-calendar-of-events. Contact Info: Montlake Branch 206-684-4720 or Ask a Librarian. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Cost: FREE. Event provided by: The Seattle Public Library. Wednesday, June 29, 2016, 11:05 AM – 11:35 AM.

Family Story Time

The Seattle Public Library Where: Greenwood Branch. Room Location: Meeting Room. Audience: Children. Language: English. Summary: It is Family Story Time at the Greenwood Branch! Bring your children of all ages to enjoy stories, rhymes, songs and fun with our children's librarian. Please arrive early to get your ticket. Story Time Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Story times are some of our most popular events! Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. More Children's Programs: http://www.spl.org/audiences/children/chi-calendar-of-events. Contact Info: Greenwood Branch 206-684-4086 or Ask a Librarian. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Cost: FREE. Event provided by: The Seattle Public Library. Wednesday, June 29, 2016, 11:15 AM – 11:45 AM.

Preschool Story Time

The Seattle Public Library Where: University Branch. Room Location: Meeting Room. Audience: Children. Language: English. Summary: It is story time at the University Branch! Bring your preschoolers to enjoy stories, rhymes, songs and fun with our children's librarian, Ms. Kristin. Story Time Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Story times are some of our most popular events! Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. More Children's Programs: http://www.spl.org/audiences/children/chi-calendar-of-events. Contact Info: University Branch 206-684-4063 or Ask a Librarian. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Cost: FREE. Event provided by: The Seattle Public Library. Wednesday, June 29, 2016, 11:15 AM – 11:45 AM.

Preschool Story Time

The Seattle Public Library Where: South Park Branch. Room Location: The Satterberg Foundation Children's Area. Audience: Children. Language: English. Summary: It is preschool story time at the South Park Branch! Bring your preschoolers to enjoy stories, rhymes, songs and fun with our children's librarian, Miss Bea. Story Time Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Story times are some of our most popular events! Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. More Children's Programs: http://www.spl.org/audiences/children/chi-calendar-of-events. Contact Info: South Park Branch 206-615-1688 or Ask a Librarian. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Cost: FREE. Event provided by: The Seattle Public Library. Wednesday, June 29, 2016, 11:15 AM – 11:45 AM.

CANCELED - Toddler Story Time

The Seattle Public Library Where: Green Lake Branch. Room Location: Mary Alice Cooley Meeting Room. Audience: Children. Language: English. Summary: It is story time at the Green Lake Branch! Bring your preschoolers and toddlers to enjoy stories, rhymes, songs and fun with our children's librarian. Story Time Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Story times are some of our most popular events! Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. More Children's Programs: http://www.spl.org/audiences/children/chi-calendar-of-events. Contact Info: Green Lake Branch 206-684-7547 or Ask a Librarian. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Cost: FREE. Event provided by: The Seattle Public Library. Wednesday, June 29, 2016, 11:15 AM – 12:15 PM.

Toddler Story Time

The Seattle Public Library Where: Ballard Branch. Audience: Children. Language: English. Summary: Bring your toddlers to the Ballard Branch for stories, songs and fingerplays. Story Time Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Story times are some of our most popular events! Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. More Children's Programs: http://www.spl.org/audiences/children/chi-calendar-of-events. Contact Info: Ballard Branch 206-684-4089 or Ask a Librarian. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Cost: FREE. Event provided by: The Seattle Public Library. Wednesday, June 29, 2016, 11:30 AM – 11:50 AM.

Baby Story Time with Ms. Mynique!

The Seattle Public Library Where: Douglass-Truth Branch. Room Location: The Gayton Family Meeting Room. Audience: Children. Language: English. Summary: It is Baby Story Time at the Douglass-Truth Branch! Bring your infants to enjoy stories, rhymes, songs and fun with our children's librarian, Ms. Mynique! Then stay and play with soft toys and blocks! Story Time Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Story times are some of our most popular events! Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. More Children's Programs: http://www.spl.org/audiences/children/chi-calendar-of-events. Contact Info: Douglass-Truth Branch 206-684-4704 or Ask a Librarian. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Cost: FREE. Event provided by: The Seattle Public Library. Wednesday, June 29, 2016, 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM.

Service Learning

The Seattle Public Library Where: Northeast Branch. Audience: Teens. Language: English. Summary: Join other teens to help with programs, guide the Library and work on group projects this summer. Service learning credit is available to high school students. For grades 9-12. Description: This year's Summer of Learning program "Astounding Tales of Nature!" encourages reading and activities around science, technology, engineering, arts and math. The Library is offering hundreds of free programs all summer long for families, children and teens through Sunday, Sept. 4. Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. More...: http://www.spl.org/audiences/all-ages/summer-of-learning. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Cost: FREE. Event provided by: The Seattle Public Library. Wednesday, June 29, 2016, 1:00 PM – 5:00 PM.

Finch Robots

The Seattle Public Library Where: Delridge Branch. Audience: Teens. Language: English. Summary: Learn how to program a Finch robot to change colors, move in different directions, avoid obstacles and more. Work together and learn programming. For grades 5 and up. Registration required. Description: This year's Summer of Learning program "Astounding Tales of Nature!" encourages reading and activities around science, technology, engineering, arts and math. The Library is offering hundreds of free programs all summer long for families, children and teens through Sunday, Sept. 4. Notes: Registration is required. Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. More...: http://www.spl.org/audiences/all-ages/summer-of-learning. Contact Info: Delridge Branch 206-733-9125 or Ask a Librarian. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Cost: FREE. Event provided by: The Seattle Public Library. Wednesday, June 29, 2016, 3:00 PM – 5:00 PM.

Teen Social Hour

The Seattle Public Library Where: Rainier Beach Branch. Room Location: Meeting Room. Audience: Teens. Language: English. Summary: This is a Teen Space event for teens 12 and up. Description: Long day at school? Nothing to do after school? Got a little time on your hands? Well, come to the Rainier Beach Branch and hang out with your friends and other teens your age. At Teen Social Hour you get to play video games, board games, listen to music, use a computer, talk and laugh out loud, and eat until the food runs out. This is a Teen Space event for middle school and high school students, only. You must be between 12 and 18 to attend. Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Contact Info: Rainier Beach Branch 206-386-1906 or Ask a Librarian. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Cost: FREE. Event provided by: The Seattle Public Library. Wednesday, June 29, 2016, 3:30 PM – 5:30 PM.

Teen Social Hour

The Seattle Public Library Where: Rainier Beach Branch. Audience: Teens. Language: English. Summary: Hang out with friends and other teens at this social time just for you. Play video and board games, listen to music, talk and laugh out loud, use a computer and eat until the food runs out. For grades 6-12. Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. More...: http://www.spl.org/audiences/all-ages/summer-of-learning. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Cost: FREE. Event provided by: The Seattle Public Library. Wednesday, June 29, 2016, 3:30 PM – 5:30 PM.

Tinkerlab Drop-In

The Seattle Public Library Where: South Park Branch. Audience: Children. Teens. Adults. Language: English. Summary: Drop in and work on a fun STEM-based craft or challenge and tinker around with construction and builder kits. There will be something for everyone ages 6 months to 1506 months! Description: Tinkerlab is a weekly all-ages program that introduces science, technology, engineering and math concepts through play, experimentation and discovery. Drop in for weekly self-directed challenges, join staff and mess around with cool inventor kits at monthly Tinkerlab Commons, and let us show you how to create amazing things using digital technology during occasional Tinkerlab Academies. Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Contact Info: South Park Branch 206-615-1688 or Ask a Librarian. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Cost: FREE. Event provided by: The Seattle Public Library. Wednesday, June 29, 2016, 4:00 PM – 6:00 PM.

Parents’ Night Out - Ice Cream Science

Eastside Drop off the kids (ages 4 to 10) for a fun evening of pizza, science, and museum playtime! Adults, take some much needed time off while your kids enjoy a special evening just for them. While you’re out, we will explore the science behind homemade ice cream! We'll experiment with the unexpected properties of ice and salt. Then we'll mix up our own creamy, frozen concoction. Science never tasted so sweet! $30 to $35, $20 to $25 each sibling. Pre-register. Age recommendation: Preschool. Elementary School. Cost: Fee. Pre-register: Yes. Phone: 425-637-8100. Email: info@kidsquestmuseum.org. Wednesday, June 29, 2016, 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM. KidsQuest Children’s Museum 4091 Factoria Square Mall SE Bellevue WA 98006. For more info visit www.kidsquestmuseum.org.

Clouding Around

The Seattle Public Library Where: Columbia Branch. Audience: Children. Language: English. Summary: Learn cloud names, predict the weather and hear amazing weather sound effects. Charlie "The Noiseguy" Williams brings you comedy, cartoons, science and lots of noisy fun to inspire kids. For grades K-3. Description: This year's Summer of Learning program "Astounding Tales of Nature!" encourages reading and activities around science, technology, engineering, arts and math. The Library is offering hundreds of free programs all summer long for families, children and teens through Sunday, Sept. 4. Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. More...: http://www.spl.org/audiences/all-ages/summer-of-learning. Contact Info: Columbia Branch 206-386-1908 or Ask a Librarian. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Cost: FREE. Event provided by: The Seattle Public Library. Wednesday, June 29, 2016, 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM.

Family Story Time

The Seattle Public Library Where: Beacon Hill Branch. Room Location: Friends of The Seattle Public Library Meeting Room. Audience: Children. Language: English. Summary: It is story time at the Beacon Hill Branch! Bring your preschoolers and toddlers to enjoy stories, rhymes, songs and fun with our children's librarian. Story Time Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Story times are some of our most popular events! Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. More Children's Programs: http://www.spl.org/audiences/children/chi-calendar-of-events. Contact Info: Beacon Hill Branch 206-684-4711 or Ask a Librarian. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Cost: FREE. Event provided by: The Seattle Public Library. Wednesday, June 29, 2016, 6:45 PM – 7:15 PM.

Billy Elliott

Eastside Amidst the chaos of the 1984 miners’ strike in northern England, follow Billy’s journey as he stumbles out of the boxing ring and into a ballet class where he discovers a passion for dance that inspires his family and community—while changing his life forever. See performance preview guide online for content advisories. $37 to $72. Performance Type: Theater. Age recommendation: Elementary School. Middle School. High School. Cost: Fee. Phone: 425-392-2202. Wednesday, June 29, 2016, 7:30 PM. Francis J. Gaudette Theatre 303 Front St. N. Issaquah WA 98027. For more info visit villagetheatre.org.

Bat Trek

Seattle Area Our guided Bat Trek features a presentation on bats of the Pacific Northwest and a guided walk to locate and identify these creatures of the night with the setting sun as our backdrop. We'll observe  and listen for local bats in their natural habitat, flitting through the trees and skimming over the water as they devour a bounty of flying insects. It's a fantastic way to explore this magical piece of our local urban environment. No pets, please. Ages 8 and older. $5. Age recommendation: Elementary School. Middle School. High School. Cost: Fee. Pre-register: Yes. Phone: 206-652-2444 ext. 100. Wednesday, June 29, 2016, 8:30 PM – 10:30 PM. Seward Park Audubon Center 5902 Lake Washington Blvd. S. Seattle WA 98118. For more info visit www.brownpapertickets.com.

Red, White and Zoo Animal Enrichment

Seattle Area Watch as some animals receive patriotic-themed treats like watermelon, popsicles, corn on the cob and more. See online for a complete schedule. Included with admission. $19.95, $12.25 ages 3 to 12, free ages 2 and younger. Type of Animal Event: Zoo Events. Age recommendation: All ages. Cost: Fee. Phone: 206-548-2500. Thursday, June 30, 2016, 10:00 AM – 2:30 PM. Woodland Park Zoo 5500 Phinney Ave. N. Seattle WA 98103. For more info visit www.zoo.org.

Toddler Time at SkyMania

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

Children's Story Time with Ms. Mynique!

The Seattle Public Library Where: Douglass-Truth Branch. Room Location: The Gayton Family Meeting Room. Audience: Children. Language: English. Summary: It is Children's Story Time at the Douglass-Truth Branch! Bring your preschoolers and toddlers to enjoy stories, rhymes, songs and fun with our children's librarian, Ms. Mynique! Story Time Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Story times are some of our most popular events! Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. More Children's Programs: http://www.spl.org/audiences/children/chi-calendar-of-events. Contact Info: Douglass-Truth Branch 206-684-4704 or Ask a Librarian. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Cost: FREE. Event provided by: The Seattle Public Library. Thursday, June 30, 2016, 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. Audience: Children. Language: English. Summary: It is story time at the Beacon Hill Branch! Bring your preschoolers to enjoy stories, rhymes, songs and fun with our children's librarian. Story Time Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Story times are some of our most popular events! Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. More Children's Programs: http://www.spl.org/audiences/children/chi-calendar-of-events. Contact Info: Beacon Hill Branch 206-684-4711 or Ask a Librarian. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Cost: FREE. Event provided by: The Seattle Public Library. Thursday, June 30, 2016, 10:30 AM – 11:00 AM.

Preschool Story Time

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

Rainbow Story Time

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

Family Story Time

The Seattle Public Library Where: NewHolly Branch. Room Location: Meeting Room. Audience: Children. Language: English. Summary: It is story time at the NewHolly Branch! Bring your preschoolers and toddlers to enjoy stories, rhymes, songs and fun with our children's librarian. Story Time Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Story times are some of our most popular events! Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. More Children's Programs: http://www.spl.org/audiences/children/chi-calendar-of-events. Contact Info: NewHolly Branch 206-386-1905 or Ask a Librarian. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Cost: FREE. Event provided by: The Seattle Public Library. Thursday, June 30, 2016, 11:00 AM – 11:30 AM.

Family Story Time

The Seattle Public Library Where: Madrona/Sally Goldmark Branch. Room Location: Mimi Howard Reading Area. 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, and fun with our children's librarian. Story Time Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Story times are some of our most popular events! Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. More Children's Programs: http://www.spl.org/audiences/children/chi-calendar-of-events. Contact Info: Madrona/Sally Goldmark Branch 206-684-4705 or Ask a Librarian. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Cost: FREE. Event provided by: The Seattle Public Library. Thursday, June 30, 2016, 11:00 AM – 11:30 AM.

Family Story Time

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

Kaleidoscope Play & Learn

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

StoryTime for Kids

Eastside Join Carolyn each Thursday morning at 11 a.m. for a lively hour of stories and art. Animated readings will entertain your children and help them form positive reading habits. Painting and drawing will stimulate their creative minds. Juice and cookies to follow. Ideal for kids ages 3 to 7. Age recommendation: Toddler. Preschool. Elementary School. Cost: FREE. Phone: 425-462-4500. Thursday, June 30, 2016, 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM. University Book Store 990 102nd Ave. N.E. Bellevue WA 98004. For more info visit www.bookstore.washington.edu.

Anansi the Spider at South Park Community Center

The Seattle Public Library Where: non-library location. Address: South Park Community Center 8319 8th Ave. S Seattle, WA 98108. Audience: Children. Language: English. Summary: Anansi the spider plays tricks on everyone and gets into a lot of trouble. Oregon Shadow Theatre brings this West African trickster to life with live music and colorful shadow puppets. For grades K and up. Description: This year's Summer of Learning program "Astounding Tales of Nature!" encourages reading and activities around science, technology, engineering, arts and math. The Library is offering hundreds of free programs all summer long for families, children and teens through Sunday, Sept. 4. Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. More...: http://www.spl.org/audiences/all-ages/summer-of-learning. Contact Info: South Park Branch 206-615-1688 or Ask a Librarian. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Cost: FREE. Event provided by: The Seattle Public Library. Thursday, June 30, 2016, 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM.

Summer Film Series at the Beacon Hill Branch: 'Big Hero 6'

The Seattle Public Library Where: Beacon Hill Branch. Room Location: Friends of The Seattle Public Library Meeting Room. Address: 2821 Beacon Ave S. Audience: Children. Teens. Adults. Language: English. Summary: Join us for a summer film screening at the Beacon Hill Branch. We will be showing "Big Hero 6". Description: Robotics prodigy Hiro Hamada learns to harness his genius, thanks to his brilliant brother Tadashi and their like-minded friends: adrenaline junkie Go Go Tamago, neatnik Wasabi, chemistry whiz Honey Lemon, and fanboy Fred. When a devastating turn of events catapults them into the midst of a dangerous plot unfolding in the streets of San Fransokyo, Hiro turns to his closest companion - a robot named Baymax - and transforms the group into a band of high-tech heroes determined to solve the mystery. Rating: PG - Parental Guidance Suggested. Run time: 102 minutes. View in Catalog: "Big Hero 6". Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Contact Info: Beacon Hill Branch 206-684-4711 or Ask a Librarian. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Event provided by: The Seattle Public Library. Thursday, June 30, 2016, 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM.

Write a Picture Book Song at International District/Chinatown Community Center

The Seattle Public Library Where: non-library location. Address: International District/Chinatown Community Center 719 8th Ave. S. Seattle, WA 98104. Audience: Children. Language: English. Summary: Teaching artists from Songwriting through Youth Literature Education read a story with everyone, then help you create and record a song inspired by the book. For grades 1-5. Description: This year's Summer of Learning program "Astounding Tales of Nature!" encourages reading and activities around science, technology, engineering, arts and math. The Library is offering hundreds of free programs all summer long for families, children and teens through Sunday, Sept. 4. Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. More...: http://www.spl.org/audiences/all-ages/summer-of-learning. Contact Info: International District/Chinatown Branch 206-386-1300 or Ask a Librarian. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Cost: FREE. Event provided by: The Seattle Public Library. Thursday, June 30, 2016, 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM.

Hands-on Candy Experiments Workshop

The Seattle Public Library Where: Ballard Branch. Audience: Children. Language: English. Summary: Science has never looked so delicious! Loralee Leavitt introduces basic chemistry, physics and nutrition while kids make Warheads bubble, sinking marshmallows and more. For grades 2-5. Registration is required. Description: This year's Summer of Learning program "Astounding Tales of Nature!" encourages reading and activities around science, technology, engineering, arts and math. The Library is offering hundreds of free programs all summer long for families, children and teens through Sunday, Sept. 4. Notes: Registration is required. Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. More...: http://www.spl.org/audiences/all-ages/summer-of-learning. Contact Info: Ballard Branch 206-684-4089 or Ask a Librarian. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Cost: FREE. Event provided by: The Seattle Public Library. Thursday, June 30, 2016, 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM.

Thursday Special

North Sound Imagine Children's Museum is half price 3 to 5 p.m. Thursdays. No groups, field trips or coupons. Age recommendation: All ages. Cost: Fee. Pre-register: No. Phone: 425-258-1006. Thursday, June 30, 2016, 3:00 PM – 5:00 PM. Imagine Children's Museum 1502 Wall St. Everett WA 98201. For more info visit www.imaginecm.org.

Finch Robots

The Seattle Public Library Where: Delridge Branch. Audience: Teens. Language: English. Summary: Learn how to program a Finch robot to change colors, move in different directions, avoid obstacles and more. Work together and learn programming. For grades 5 and up. Registration required. Description: This year's Summer of Learning program "Astounding Tales of Nature!" encourages reading and activities around science, technology, engineering, arts and math. The Library is offering hundreds of free programs all summer long for families, children and teens through Sunday, Sept. 4. Notes: Registration is required. Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. More...: http://www.spl.org/audiences/all-ages/summer-of-learning. Contact Info: Delridge Branch 206-733-9125 or Ask a Librarian. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Cost: FREE. Event provided by: The Seattle Public Library. Thursday, June 30, 2016, 3:00 PM – 5:00 PM.

Tinkerlab Drop-In

The Seattle Public Library Where: High Point Branch. Audience: Children. Teens. Adults. Language: English. Summary: Drop in and work on a fun STEM-based craft or challenge and tinker around with construction and builder kits. There will be something for everyone ages 6 months to 1506 months! Description: Tinkerlab is a weekly all-ages program that introduces science, technology, engineering and math concepts through play, experimentation and discovery. Drop in for weekly self-directed challenges, join staff and mess around with cool inventor kits at monthly Tinkerlab Commons, and let us show you how to create amazing things using digital technology during occasional Tinkerlab Academies. Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Contact Info: Delridge Branch 206-733-9125 or Ask a Librarian. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Cost: FREE. Event provided by: The Seattle Public Library. Thursday, June 30, 2016, 4:00 PM – 6:00 PM.

CANCELED - Preschool Story Time and Craft

The Seattle Public Library Where: Broadview Branch. Room Location: Meeting Room. Audience: Children. Language: English. Summary: It is story time at the Broadview Branch! Bring your preschoolers (and their siblings) to enjoy stories, rhymes, songs and fun with Miss Louisa. Stay afterwards for an awesome craft project! Story Time Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Story times are some of our most popular events! Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. More Children's Programs: http://www.spl.org/audiences/children/chi-calendar-of-events. Contact Info: Broadview Branch 206-684-7519 or Ask a Librarian. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Cost: FREE. Event provided by: The Seattle Public Library. Thursday, June 30, 2016, 4:00 PM – 5:00 PM.

Color Your Own Puzzle

Seattle Area Kids ages 4 and older can color their own puzzle (while supplies last). Age recommendation: Preschool. Elementary School. Cost: FREE. Phone: 206-782-0098. Thursday, June 30, 2016, 4:00 PM – 5:00 PM. Top Ten Toys 120 N. 85th St. Seattle WA. For more info visit www.toptentoys.com.

Gage Teen Art Studios

Eastside Teens can participate in hands-on art activities with Gage Academy of Art. See schedule online. FREE. Age recommendation: Middle School. High School. Cost: FREE. Phone: 425-519-0770. Email: andrea@gageacademy.org. Thursday, June 30, 2016, 4:00 PM – 7:00 PM. Bellevue Arts Museum 510 Bellevue Way N.E. Bellevue WA 98004. For more info visit www.bellevuearts.org.

Library Activities at the Lake City Farmers' Market

The Seattle Public Library Where: Lake City Branch. Audience: Children. Language: English. Summary: Enjoy science, technology, reading, engineering, art and math activities at the Lake City Farmers' Market right in front of the Lake City Branch! For kids of all ages and their grownups. Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Contact Info: Lake City Branch 206-684-7518 or Ask a Librarian. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Cost: FREE. Event provided by: The Seattle Public Library. Thursday, June 30, 2016, 5:00 PM – 7:15 PM.

Cartoon Happy Hour

Seattle Area Bring the family and watch cartoons on the big screen every Thursday evening as you take advantage of special food and drink offers. Age recommendation: All ages. Cost: FREE. Thursday, June 30, 2016, 5:00 PM – 7:00 PM. Central Cinema 1411 21st Ave. Seattle WA 98122. For more info visit central-cinema.com.

Chess Club

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

case / lang / veirs with special guest Andy Shauf

Seattle Area BECU ZooTunes presented by Carter Subaru is proud to welcome Neko Case, k.d. lang and Laura Veirs. $49 to $124, one child (age 12 and younger) admitted free with each ticket. Performance Type: Music. Age recommendation: All ages. Cost: Fee. Phone: 206-548-2500. Email: concerts@zoo.org. Thursday, June 30, 2016, 6:00 PM – 8:30 PM. Woodland Park Zoo 5500 Phinney Ave N. Seattle, WA 98103. For more info visit zootunes.ticketfly.com.

The Funny Woman Who Lost Her Dumpling

The Seattle Public Library Where: Greenwood Branch. Audience: Children. Language: English. Summary: Join Thistle Theatre for an adventure in puppetry based on a Japanese tale. A witty woman follows a rice dumpling down a hole and ends up in a world made of origami. For all ages. Description: This year's Summer of Learning program "Astounding Tales of Nature!" encourages reading and activities around science, technology, engineering, arts and math. The Library is offering hundreds of free programs all summer long for families, children and teens through Sunday, Sept. 4. Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. More...: http://www.spl.org/audiences/all-ages/summer-of-learning. Contact Info: Greenwood Branch 206-684-4086 or Ask a Librarian. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Cost: FREE. Event provided by: The Seattle Public Library. Thursday, June 30, 2016, 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM.

¡Hora de Cuentos! (Spanish Story Time at the Lake City Farmers Market)

The Seattle Public Library Where: Lake City Branch. Address: Lake City Farmers Market NE 125th & 28th NE. Audience: Children. Language: Español. Summary: It is story time at the Lake City Farmers Market! Bring your preschoolers and toddlers to enjoy stories, rhymes, songs and fun with our children's librarian. Description: Niños y sus familias están invitados a celebrar cuentos, canciones, y jugeos divertidos en español con Marco Cortes. Story Time Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Story times are some of our most popular events! Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Translation: Children and their families are invited to celebrate stories, songs, and fun in Spanish with Marco Cortes. More Children's Programs: http://www.spl.org/audiences/children/chi-calendar-of-events. Contact Info: Lake City Branch 206-684-7518 or Ask a Librarian. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Cost: FREE. Event provided by: The Seattle Public Library. Thursday, June 30, 2016, 6:30 PM – 7:00 PM.

Billy Elliott

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

Kruckeberg Garden Tots

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

Red, White and Zoo Animal Enrichment

Seattle Area Watch as some animals receive patriotic-themed treats like watermelon, popsicles, corn on the cob and more. See online for a complete schedule. Included with admission. $19.95, $12.25 ages 3 to 12, free ages 2 and younger. Type of Animal Event: Zoo Events. Age recommendation: All ages. Cost: Fee. Phone: 206-548-2500. Friday, July 1, 2016, 10:00 AM – 2:30 PM. Woodland Park Zoo 5500 Phinney Ave. N. Seattle WA 98103. For more info visit www.zoo.org.

Firefighter Story Time

The Seattle Public Library Where: non-library location. Non-Library Location: Northgate Community Center | 10510 Fifth Ave. N.E. Seattle WA 98125. Audience: Children. LEAP. Language: English. Summary: The Seattle Public Library invites preschoolers, parents and caregivers to a special story time that highlights fire safety. Description: Seattle firefighters will read books about fire safety and display some of their firefighting equipment. Story Time Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Story times are some of our most popular events! Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. More Children's Programs: http://www.spl.org/audiences/children/chi-calendar-of-events. Contact Info: Northgate Branch 206-386-1980 or Ask a Librarian. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Cost: FREE. Event provided by: The Seattle Public Library. Friday, July 1, 2016, 10:30 AM – 11:00 AM.

Preschool Story Time

The Seattle Public Library Where: Rainier Beach Branch. Room Location: Children's Area. Audience: Children. Language: English. Summary: It is story time at the Rainier Beach Branch! Bring your preschoolers to enjoy stories, rhymes, songs and fun with our children's librarian. Story Time Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Story times are some of our most popular events! Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. More Children's Programs: http://www.spl.org/audiences/children/chi-calendar-of-events. Contact Info: Rainier Beach Branch 206-386-1906 or Ask a Librarian. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Cost: FREE. Event provided by: The Seattle Public Library. Friday, July 1, 2016, 10:30 AM – 11:00 AM.

Small Frye: Storytelling + Art

Seattle Area Small Frye is expanding to emphasize skills for early learners. Now presented in two parts: storytelling and art, you can register for both parts or just storytelling. For children ages 3 to 5 and their caregivers, activities include counting, identifying size, shape, and color, recognizing weather patterns and basic animal biology. Play with the storytellers from Seattle Children's Theatre as they weave together an imaginative narrative and a dramatic book reading. Then sculpt, draw, collage, and paint with Frye art educators. Each art activity is connected to content and themes in the stories. Book selection and art activity changes with each new exhibition. 10:30 to 11 a.m. storytelling, 11:15 to 11:45 a.m. art. first Friday of every month. Space is limited and pre-registration is recommended; must attend storytelling time to participate in the art-making. Age recommendation: Preschool. Cost: FREE. Phone: 206-622-9250. Friday, July 1, 2016, 10:30 AM – 11:45 AM. Frye Art Museum 704 Terry Ave. Seattle WA 98104. For more info visit fryemuseum.org.

Story Time with PJ Library

Seattle Area Every Friday, come enjoy stories and songs with PJ Library. Age recommendation: Toddler. Preschool. Cost: FREE. Phone: 206-937-8732. Friday, July 1, 2016, 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM. Chaco Canyon Organic Cafe 3770 SW Alaska St. Seattle WA 98126. For more info visit chacocanyoncafe.com.

FREE Bellevue Arts Museum

Eastside Bellevue Arts Museum offers free admission the first Friday of each month, 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. Age recommendation: All ages. Cost: FREE. Phone: 425-519-0770. Friday, July 1, 2016, 11:00 AM – 8:00 PM. Bellevue Arts Museum 510 Bellevue Way N.E. Bellevue WA 98004. For more info visit www.bellevuearts.org.

First Friday Gaming

The Seattle Public Library Where: Ballard Branch. Room Location: Miriam Twitchell Alberg and Thomas A. Alberg Meeting Room. Audience: Teens. Language: English. Summary: First Friday Gaming for teens (6th - 12th graders) happens every month at the Ballard Library. Along with Wii and Xbox there are board games, art supplies, snacks and conversation. Description: First Friday Gaming for teens (6th - 12th graders) happens every month at the Ballard Library. Along with Wii and Xbox there are board games, art supplies, snacks and conversation. Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Cost: FREE. Event provided by: The Seattle Public Library. Friday, July 1, 2016, 3:00 PM – 5:00 PM.

Game On!

The Seattle Public Library Where: Ballard Branch. Audience: Teens. Language: English. Summary: Come to the Library for board games and open play on the Xbox Kinect and Wii. For grades 6-12. Description: This year's Summer of Learning program "Astounding Tales of Nature!" encourages reading and activities around science, technology, engineering, arts and math. The Library is offering hundreds of free programs all summer long for families, children and teens through Sunday, Sept. 4. Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. More...: http://www.spl.org/audiences/all-ages/summer-of-learning. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Cost: FREE. Event provided by: The Seattle Public Library. Friday, July 1, 2016, 3:00 PM – 5:00 PM.

Teen Space

The Seattle Public Library Where: Douglass-Truth Branch. Audience: Teens. Language: English. Summary: Drop in for a new activity every week in a space reserved just for teens. Play board and video games, hang out, make crafts, eat snacks and meet new friends every Friday! For grades 6-12. Description: This year's Summer of Learning program "Astounding Tales of Nature!" encourages reading and activities around science, technology, engineering, arts and math. The Library is offering hundreds of free programs all summer long for families, children and teens through Sunday, Sept. 4. Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. More...: http://www.spl.org/audiences/all-ages/summer-of-learning. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Cost: FREE. Event provided by: The Seattle Public Library. Friday, July 1, 2016, 3:00 PM – 5:00 PM.

FREE Hands On Children’s Museum

South Sound Hands On Children’s Museum is FREE 5 to 9 p.m. first Fridays. Age recommendation: Infant. Toddler. Preschool. Elementary School. Cost: FREE. Pre-register: No. Phone: 360-956-0818. Friday, July 1, 2016, 5:00 PM – 9:00 PM. Hands On Children’s Museum 414 Jefferson St. N.E. Olympia WA 98501. For more info visit www.hocm.org.

Magnuson Children’s Garden and P-Patch Stewardship

Seattle Area This is a family friendly volunteering opportunity with free kids activities! Learn gardening tips for success with your summer growing season, whether ornamental shrubs and perennials, or vegetable and fruit crops! This event will also feature a free bluegrass concert in the adjacent amphitheater, and family-friendly exploration activities in the garden for children and adults! Age recommendation: All ages. Cost: FREE. Email: magnusonnatureprograms@gmail.com. Friday, July 1, 2016, 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM. Magnuson Park 7400 Sand Point Way NE Seattle WA 98115. For more info visit magnusonnatureprograms.com.

Billy Elliott

Eastside Amidst the chaos of the 1984 miners’ strike in northern England, follow Billy’s journey as he stumbles out of the boxing ring and into a ballet class where he discovers a passion for dance that inspires his family and community—while changing his life forever. See performance preview guide online for content advisories. $37 to $72. Performance Type: Theater. Age recommendation: Elementary School. Middle School. High School. Cost: Fee. Phone: 425-392-2202. Friday, July 1, 2016, 8:00 PM. Francis J. Gaudette Theatre 303 Front St. N. Issaquah WA 98027. For more info visit villagetheatre.org.

Friday Family Movies

South Sound July 1: Minions (PG)   July 8: The LEGO Movie (PG) July 15: Aladdin (G) July 22: The Good Dinosaur (PG) July 29: Brave (G). Age recommendation: All ages. Cost: FREE. Friday, July 1, 2016, 9:00 PM. Skansie Brothers Park 3211 Harborview Drive Gig Harbor WA 98335. For more info visit www.gigharborguide.com.

Beach Exploration

Seattle Area Join beach naturalists and explore the beach at low tide. Dress for the weather; waterproof footwear recommended. Locations: Richmond Beach Saltwater Park, 2021 N.W. 190th St. Shoreline. Carkeek Park, 950 N.W. Carkeek Park Road, Seattle. Golden Gardens, 8498 Seaview Place N.W. Seattle. South Alki Beach Park, 1702 Alki Ave. S.W. Seattle. Lincoln Park, 8011 Fauntleroy Way S.W. Seattle. Pocket beach at Olympic Sculpture Park, 2901 Western Ave. Seattle. Seahurst Park, 2220 S.W. Seahurst Park Road, Burien. Age recommendation: All ages. Cost: FREE. Pre-register: No. Phone: 206-386-4300. Saturday, July 2, 2016, 9:30 AM – 12:00 PM. Various beach locations. For more info visit www.seattleaquarium.org.

Beach Exploration

South Sound Join beach naturalists and explore the beach at low tide. Dress for the weather; waterproof footwear recommended. Age recommendation: All ages. Cost: FREE. Phone: 206-386-4300. Saturday, July 2, 2016, 9:30 AM – 12:00 PM. Saltwater State Park Marine View Drive Des Moines WA 98198. For more info visit www.seattleaquarium.org.

Beach Exploration

South Sound Join beach naturalists and explore the beach at low tide. Dress for the weather; waterproof footwear recommended. Age recommendation: All ages. Cost: FREE. Saturday, July 2, 2016, 9:30 AM – 12:00 PM. Redondo Beach Beach Road S. and Redondo Way S. Des Moines WA 98198. For more info visit www.seattleaquarium.org.

Beach Exploration

South Sound Join beach naturalists and explore the beach at low tide. Dress for the weather; waterproof footwear recommended. Age recommendation: All ages. Cost: FREE. Saturday, July 2, 2016, 9:30 AM – 12:00 PM. Dash Point State Park 5700 S.W. Dash Point Road Federal Way WA 98023. For more info visit www.seattleaquarium.org.

Beach Exploration

South Sound Join beach naturalists and explore the beach at low tide. Dress for the weather; waterproof footwear recommended. Age recommendation: All ages. Cost: FREE. Saturday, July 2, 2016, 9:30 AM – 12:00 PM. Des Moines Beach Park 22030 Cliff Ave. S. Des Moines WA 98198. For more info visit www.seattleaquarium.org.

Lake Union Wooden Boat Festival

Seattle Area See gorgeous wooden vessels, go on a free boat ride, or see craft and skill demonstrations by regional boat builders. Food vendors, live music, kids' activities, and exhibits add to the excitement throughout the weekend. 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. July 2-3, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. July 4. Age recommendation: All ages. Cost: FREE. Saturday, July 2, 2016, 10:00 AM – 6:00 PM. Lake Union Park and The Center for Wooden Boats 1010 Valley St. Seattle WA 98109. For more info visit cwb.org.

Toddler Tales & Trails

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

Stand Up Paddleboarding

South Sound Visit the Seaport for a “green” day on the water with an amazing amount of paddling experiences right off our dock. The Seaport in partnership with Dolan's Board Sports and Tacoma's Youth Marine Foundation will offer the following lessons. Intro to Paddle Board (SESSION I) - 10 am to noon- 10 people per session (ages 10 and older) - $20 per person- ONLINE REGISTRATION Into to Paddle Board (SESSION II) - noon to 2 pm - 10 people per session (ages 10 and older) - $20 per person - ONLINE REGISTRATION Paddle Board Yoga (SESSION III) - 2 to 4 pm - 10 people per session (ages 10 and older) - $20 per person - ONLINE REGISTRATION. Age recommendation: Elementary School. Middle School. High School. Cost: Fee. Pre-register: Yes. Phone: 253-272-2750. Email: jan.adams@fosswaterwayseaport.org. Saturday, July 2, 2016, 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM. Foss Waterway Seaport 705 Dock Street Tacoma, WA 98402.

Toddler Story Time

The Seattle Public Library Where: Columbia Branch. Audience: Children. Language: English. Summary: It is story time at the Columbia Branch! Bring your toddlers and their siblings to enjoy stories, rhymes, songs and fun with our children's librarian. Story Time Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Story times are some of our most popular events! Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. More Children's Programs: http://www.spl.org/audiences/children/chi-calendar-of-events. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Cost: FREE. Event provided by: The Seattle Public Library. Saturday, July 2, 2016, 10:15 AM – 11:00 AM.

Family Story Time at West Seattle Branch

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

FREE First Saturdays for Families

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

StoryTime for Kids

Seattle Area Join us at our U District store for dramatic readings of the best in new and classic kids books. You bring the kids, and we'll provide the activities and entertainment. StoryTime for Kids is ideal for ages 3 to 7. Age recommendation: Toddler. Preschool. Elementary School. Cost: FREE. Phone: 206-634-3400. Saturday, July 2, 2016, 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM. University Book Store 4326 University Way N.E. Seattle WA 98105. For more info visit www.bookstore.washington.edu.

Scenic Train Ride

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

Story Time

North Sound Come enjoy stories and activities. Age recommendation: Toddler. Preschool. Elementary School. Cost: FREE. Phone: 425-771-2220. Saturday, July 2, 2016, 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM. Barnes & Noble 19401 Alderwood Mall Pkwy Lynnwood WA 98036. For more info visit stores.barnesandnoble.com.

Model Railroad Operators' Hours

South Sound Volunteers with the Puget Sound Model Railroad Engineers will be on hand to answer questions and operate the trains of the museum's permanent model railroad layout. Included with admission. $12, $8 seniors, military and ages 6 to 17, free ages 5 and younger. Age recommendation: All ages. Cost: Fee. Phone: 888-238-4373. Saturday, July 2, 2016, 11:00 AM – 4:00 PM. Washington State History Museum 1911 Pacific Ave. Tacoma WA 98402. For more info visit www.wshs.org.

Get Crafty Saturdays!

Eastside Join us for a fun arts activity on Saturdays in the Museum Forum. These drop-in art activities are directly connected to exhibitions, and are carefully planned to inspire creativity, and promote cooperation and learning. Ages 4 to 10. $4 material fee per child. Supplies may be limited. First come first serve. Admission $12, $10 students and seniors, $5 TeenTix, free ages 5 and younger, $30 family. Age recommendation: Preschool. Elementary School. Cost: Fee. Pre-register: No. Phone: 425-519-0770. Saturday, July 2, 2016, 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM. Bellevue Arts Museum 510 Bellevue Way N.E. Bellevue WA 98004. For more info visit www.bellevuearts.org.

Billy Elliott

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

Billy Elliott

Eastside Amidst the chaos of the 1984 miners’ strike in northern England, follow Billy’s journey as he stumbles out of the boxing ring and into a ballet class where he discovers a passion for dance that inspires his family and community—while changing his life forever. See performance preview guide online for content advisories. $37 to $72. Performance Type: Theater. Age recommendation: Elementary School. Middle School. High School. Cost: Fee. Phone: 425-392-2202. Saturday, July 2, 2016, 8:00 PM. Francis J. Gaudette Theatre 303 Front St. N. Issaquah WA 98027. For more info visit villagetheatre.org.

Beach Exploration

Seattle Area Join beach naturalists and explore the beach at low tide. Dress for the weather; waterproof footwear recommended. Locations: Richmond Beach Saltwater Park, 2021 N.W. 190th St. Shoreline. Carkeek Park, 950 N.W. Carkeek Park Road, Seattle. Golden Gardens, 8498 Seaview Place N.W. Seattle. South Alki Beach Park, 1702 Alki Ave. S.W. Seattle. Lincoln Park, 8011 Fauntleroy Way S.W. Seattle. Pocket beach at Olympic Sculpture Park, 2901 Western Ave. Seattle. Seahurst Park, 2220 S.W. Seahurst Park Road, Burien. Age recommendation: All ages. Cost: FREE. Pre-register: No. Phone: 206-386-4300. Sunday, July 3, 2016, 10:00 AM – 1:30 PM. Various beach locations. For more info visit www.seattleaquarium.org.

Bicycle Sundays

Seattle Area The four-mile stretch of Lake Washington Boulevard between Mount Baker Beach and Seward Park is closed to motorized traffic 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. several Sundays through September. Age recommendation: All ages. Cost: FREE. Pre-register: No. Phone: 206-684-4075. Sunday, July 3, 2016, 10:00 AM – 6:00 PM. Lake Washington Boulevard S. Seattle WA 98118. For more info visit www.seattle.gov.

Lake Union Wooden Boat Festival

Seattle Area See gorgeous wooden vessels, go on a free boat ride, or see craft and skill demonstrations by regional boat builders. Food vendors, live music, kids' activities, and exhibits add to the excitement throughout the weekend. 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. July 2-3, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. July 4. Age recommendation: All ages. Cost: FREE. Sunday, July 3, 2016, 10:00 AM – 6:00 PM. Lake Union Park and The Center for Wooden Boats 1010 Valley St. Seattle WA 98109. For more info visit cwb.org.

Beach Exploration

South Sound Join beach naturalists and explore the beach at low tide. Dress for the weather; waterproof footwear recommended. Age recommendation: All ages. Cost: FREE. Sunday, July 3, 2016, 10:00 AM – 1:30 PM. Dash Point State Park 5700 S.W. Dash Point Road Federal Way WA 98023. For more info visit www.seattleaquarium.org.

Beach Exploration

South Sound Join beach naturalists and explore the beach at low tide. Dress for the weather; waterproof footwear recommended. Age recommendation: All ages. Cost: FREE. Sunday, July 3, 2016, 10:00 AM – 1:30 PM. Des Moines Beach Park 22030 Cliff Ave. S. Des Moines WA 98198. For more info visit www.seattleaquarium.org.

Beach Exploration

South Sound Join beach naturalists and explore the beach at low tide. Dress for the weather; waterproof footwear recommended. Age recommendation: All ages. Cost: FREE. Phone: 206-386-4300. Sunday, July 3, 2016, 10:00 AM – 1:30 PM. Saltwater State Park Marine View Drive Des Moines WA 98198. For more info visit www.seattleaquarium.org.

Beach Exploration

South Sound Join beach naturalists and explore the beach at low tide. Dress for the weather; waterproof footwear recommended. Age recommendation: All ages. Cost: FREE. Sunday, July 3, 2016, 10:00 AM – 1:30 PM. Redondo Beach Beach Road S. and Redondo Way S. Des Moines WA 98198. For more info visit www.seattleaquarium.org.

FREE Henry Art Gallery

Seattle Area The Henry Art Gallery is FREE 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. every Sunday. Age recommendation: All ages. Cost: FREE. Pre-register: No. Phone: 206-616-9625. Sunday, July 3, 2016, 11:00 AM – 4:00 PM. Henry Art Gallery University of Washington 4100 15th Ave. N.E. Seattle WA 98105. For more info visit www.henryart.org.

Scenic Train Ride

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

FREE Military Admission Sunday

North Sound Every first Sunday of the month active, reservist, retired and gold star member families get into the Museum for FREE! Military ID is required. Age recommendation: Infant. Toddler. Preschool. Elementary School. Cost: FREE. Pre-register: No. Email: kimberleev@imaginecm.org. Sunday, July 3, 2016, 11:00 AM – 5:00 PM. Imagine Children's Museum 1502 Wall St. Everett WA 98201.

Tacoma Freedom Fair Wings & Wheels

South Sound Aviation event (fly-in and static), car and motorcycle show, entertainment, kids’ activities, race cars and the Smoke 'N' Thunder Jet Dragster making a 300 mph run down the runway. $15, $10 seniors and military, $5 ages 6 to 17, free ages 5 and younger. Park at St. Anthony's Medical Building lot at 4700 Point Fosdick Drive N.W. and take the shuttle. Age recommendation: All ages. Cost: Fee. Phone: 253-507-9357. Sunday, July 3, 2016, 11:00 AM – 4:00 PM. Tacoma Narrows Airport 1202 26th Ave. N.W. Gig Harbor WA 98335. For more info visit freedomfair.com.

Billy Elliott

Eastside Amidst the chaos of the 1984 miners’ strike in northern England, follow Billy’s journey as he stumbles out of the boxing ring and into a ballet class where he discovers a passion for dance that inspires his family and community—while changing his life forever. See performance preview guide online for content advisories. $37 to $72. Performance Type: Theater. Age recommendation: Elementary School. Middle School. High School. Cost: Fee. Phone: 425-392-2202. Sunday, July 3, 2016, 2:00 PM. Francis J. Gaudette Theatre 303 Front St. N. Issaquah WA 98027. For more info visit villagetheatre.org.

Four on the Fourth 4K Run/Walk

Eastside Leashed dogs and their owners are welcome to run or walk this 4K event. 7:30 a.m. check-in, 9 a.m. run/walk, followed by doggie costume contest (10:15 a.m.), inflatables for the kids, MaxMobile and a fire truck. Patriotic dress for all is encouraged. $20, $30 pairs, $60 group of four. Benefits Seattle Humane Society in Bellevue. Parking available at the Bellevue Library. Age recommendation: All ages. Cost: Fee. Monday, July 4, 2016, 7:30 AM – 12:00 PM. Ashwood Park 10820 N.E. 10th St. Bellevue WA 98004. For more info visit www.bellevuedowntown.com.

Yankee Doodle Dash

North Sound 10K (8:30 a.m.), 5K (8:45 a.m.), 1-mile (8:50 a.m.) and Kiddie Doodle (10 a.m.) races. $30, $25 youth, $10 1-mile, free Kiddie Doodle. Age recommendation: All ages. Cost: Fee. Pre-register: Yes. Monday, July 4, 2016, 8:00 AM. Everett Family YMCA Rockefeller Ave. Everett WA 98201. For more info visit ymca-snoco.org.

City of Bothell Freedom Festival

North Sound Pancake breakfast at the downtown Bothell firehouse (8:30 to 10:30 am), kids parade at 11:15 am, grand parade at noon. Age recommendation: All ages. Cost: FREE. Monday, July 4, 2016, 8:30 AM – 2:00 PM. Main Street Bothell WA 98011. For more info visit wa-bothell.civicplus.com.

Beach Exploration

Seattle Area Join beach naturalists and explore the beach at low tide. Dress for the weather; waterproof footwear recommended. Locations: Richmond Beach Saltwater Park, 2021 N.W. 190th St. Shoreline. Carkeek Park, 950 N.W. Carkeek Park Road, Seattle. Golden Gardens, 8498 Seaview Place N.W. Seattle. South Alki Beach Park, 1702 Alki Ave. S.W. Seattle. Lincoln Park, 8011 Fauntleroy Way S.W. Seattle. Pocket beach at Olympic Sculpture Park, 2901 Western Ave. Seattle. Seahurst Park, 2220 S.W. Seahurst Park Road, Burien. Age recommendation: All ages. Cost: FREE. Pre-register: No. Phone: 206-386-4300. Monday, July 4, 2016, 10:00 AM – 1:30 PM. Various beach locations. For more info visit www.seattleaquarium.org.

Lake Union Wooden Boat Festival

Seattle Area See gorgeous wooden vessels, go on a free boat ride, or see craft and skill demonstrations by regional boat builders. Food vendors, live music, kids' activities, and exhibits add to the excitement throughout the weekend. 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. July 2-3, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. July 4. Age recommendation: All ages. Cost: FREE. Monday, July 4, 2016, 10:00 AM – 3:00 PM. Lake Union Park and The Center for Wooden Boats 1010 Valley St. Seattle WA 98109. For more info visit cwb.org.

4th of July at Imagine

North Sound Enjoy themed activities, plus half-price admission. Military families enjoy free admission. $5. Age recommendation: Infant. Toddler. Preschool. Elementary School. Cost: Fee. Pre-register: No. Email: kimberleev@imaginecm.org. Monday, July 4, 2016, 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM. Imagine Children's Museum 1502 Wall St. Everett WA 98201. For more info visit www.imaginecm.org.

Beach Exploration

South Sound Join beach naturalists and explore the beach at low tide. Dress for the weather; waterproof footwear recommended. Age recommendation: All ages. Cost: FREE. Monday, July 4, 2016, 10:00 AM – 1:30 PM. Dash Point State Park 5700 S.W. Dash Point Road Federal Way WA 98023. For more info visit www.seattleaquarium.org.

Beach Exploration

South Sound Join beach naturalists and explore the beach at low tide. Dress for the weather; waterproof footwear recommended. Age recommendation: All ages. Cost: FREE. Monday, July 4, 2016, 10:00 AM – 1:30 PM. Redondo Beach Beach Road S. and Redondo Way S. Des Moines WA 98198. For more info visit www.seattleaquarium.org.

Beach Exploration

South Sound Join beach naturalists and explore the beach at low tide. Dress for the weather; waterproof footwear recommended. Age recommendation: All ages. Cost: FREE. Monday, July 4, 2016, 10:00 AM – 1:30 PM. Des Moines Beach Park 22030 Cliff Ave. S. Des Moines WA 98198. For more info visit www.seattleaquarium.org.

Beach Exploration

South Sound Join beach naturalists and explore the beach at low tide. Dress for the weather; waterproof footwear recommended. Age recommendation: All ages. Cost: FREE. Phone: 206-386-4300. Monday, July 4, 2016, 10:00 AM – 1:30 PM. Saltwater State Park Marine View Drive Des Moines WA 98198. For more info visit www.seattleaquarium.org.

Tacoma Freedom Fair

South Sound Air show (1:30 to 3:30 pm), live music, food, marketplace, car show, pole vaulting and BMX bike demonstrations, fireworks and more. Shuttles available from TCC Park & Ride and Tacoma Dome Station. Age recommendation: All ages. Cost: FREE. Monday, July 4, 2016, 10:00 AM – 10:00 PM. Ruston Way waterfront Tacoma WA. For more info visit freedomfair.com.

Naturalization Ceremony

Seattle Area Witness hundreds of applicants from around the world being sworn in as new U.S. citizens. 11 a.m. concert, noon to 1 p.m. ceremony. Age recommendation: All ages. Cost: FREE. Monday, July 4, 2016, 11:00 AM – 1:00 PM. Seattle Center's Fisher Pavilion 305 Harrison St. Seattle WA 98109. For more info visit seattlecenter.com.

Colors of Freedom 4th of July Parade

North Sound Parade follows Colby Avenue between Wall and 26th, with a festival afterward at Legion Memorial Park. Age recommendation: All ages. Cost: FREE. Monday, July 4, 2016, 11:00 AM. Downtown Everett. For more info visit everettwa.gov.

4th of July Festival

South Sound This hometown event features a kids’ bike parade (noon), live entertainment on two stages, inflatable rides, a climbing wall and Euro-bungee trampolines, a trackless train, a petting zoo and pony carousel, bingo, bocce, a car show, gaming stations, more than 50 craft artists, a book sale, concessions, a spray park and much more! The naturally shaded park will keep you cool during the afternoon. Entertainment and admission is free; purchase a wristband for $5 for unlimited activities. Wristband sales begin at 10 a.m. Age recommendation: All ages. Cost: FREE. Phone: 253-931-3043. Email: events@auburnwa.gov. Monday, July 4, 2016, 11:00 AM – 4:00 PM. Les Gove Park 1005 12th Street SE Auburn WA 98002. For more info visit www.auburnwa.gov.

Freedom Fair Family Kayak Trip

South Sound Paddle from Thea's Park along Ruston Way to the Tacoma 4th of July Freedom Fair. Spend the lunch hour taking in the sights and sounds and grab a bite. After spending time at the fair, paddle back to Thea's Park. Ages 7 and older. $40 + tax, $36 + tax for TNC members. Pre-register. Age recommendation: Elementary School. Middle School. High School. Cost: Fee. Pre-register: Yes. Phone: 253-591-6439. Monday, July 4, 2016, 11:00 AM – 2:30 PM. Thea's Park 535 Dock St. Tacoma WA 98402. For more info visit www.tacomanaturecenter.org.

An Edmonds Kind of 4th

North Sound Kids parade at 11:30 am, main parade at noon. Food vendors available. Fireworks in the evening. Age recommendation: All ages. Cost: FREE. Monday, July 4, 2016, 11:30 AM. Downtown Edmonds, WA. For more info visit www.edmondswa.com.

Free Swimming

South Sound Come swim for free! Capacity is limited. Age recommendation: All ages. Cost: FREE. Phone: 253-404-3920. Monday, July 4, 2016, 12:00 PM – 5:00 PM. Kandle Pool 5302 N. 26th St. Tacoma WA 98406. For more info visit www.metroparkstacoma.org.

Free Swimming

South Sound Come swim for free! Capacity is limited. Age recommendation: All ages. Cost: FREE. Phone: 253-573-2532. Monday, July 4, 2016, 12:00 PM – 5:00 PM. Stewart Heights Pool 402 E. 56th St. Tacoma WA 98404. For more info visit www.metroparkstacoma.org.

Burien Independence Day Parade

Seattle Area See marching bands, floats, Seafair pirates and more, during one of King County’s oldest and biggest parades. Age recommendation: All ages. Cost: FREE. Monday, July 4, 2016, 3:00 PM – 5:00 PM. SW 152nd Street Burien WA 98166. For more info visit www.discoverburien.org.

$1 Summer Movie Express

Seattle Area See a family movie for $1 every Tuesday and Wednesday at participating Regal Cinemas through August 24. Both movies play both days. Schedule: June 28-29: The LEGO Movie; Max July 5-6: Goosebumps; The Iron Giant: Signature Edition July 12-13: Pan; The Smurfs 2 July 19-20: Despicable Me 2; Home July 26-27: Minions; The Peanuts Movie Aug. 2-3: Alvin and the Chipmunks: The Road Chip; Curious George Aug. 9-10: The Book of Life; Hotel Transylvania 2 Aug. 16-17: Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs 2; Shaun the Sheep Aug. 23-24: The Croods; Dr. Seuss' The Lorax. Age recommendation: All ages. Cost: Fee. Tuesday, July 5, 2016, 10:00 AM. Regal The Landing Stadium 14 & RPX 900 N. 10th Place Renton WA 98057. For more info visit www.regmovies.com.

$1 Summer Movie Express

Seattle Area See a family movie for $1 every Tuesday and Wednesday at participating Regal Cinemas through August 24. Both movies play both days. Schedule: June 28-29: The LEGO Movie; Max July 5-6: Goosebumps; The Iron Giant: Signature Edition July 12-13: Pan; The Smurfs 2 July 19-20: Despicable Me 2; Home July 26-27: Minions; The Peanuts Movie Aug. 2-3: Alvin and the Chipmunks: The Road Chip; Curious George Aug. 9-10: The Book of Life; Hotel Transylvania 2 Aug. 16-17: Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs 2; Shaun the Sheep Aug. 23-24: The Croods; Dr. Seuss' The Lorax. Age recommendation: All ages. Cost: Fee. Tuesday, July 5, 2016, 10:00 AM. Regal Thornton Place Stadium 14 & IMAX 301 N.E. 103rd St. Seattle WA 98125. For more info visit www.regmovies.com.

$1 Summer Movie Express

Eastside See a family movie for $1 every Tuesday and Wednesday at participating Regal Cinemas through August 24. Both movies play both days. Schedule: June 28-29: The LEGO Movie; Max July 5-6: Goosebumps; The Iron Giant: Signature Edition July 12-13: Pan; The Smurfs 2 July 19-20: Despicable Me 2; Home July 26-27: Minions; The Peanuts Movie Aug. 2-3: Alvin and the Chipmunks: The Road Chip; Curious George Aug. 9-10: The Book of Life; Hotel Transylvania 2 Aug. 16-17: Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs 2; Shaun the Sheep Aug. 23-24: The Croods; Dr. Seuss' The Lorax. Age recommendation: All ages. Cost: Fee. Tuesday, July 5, 2016, 10:00 AM. Regal Bella Bottega Stadium 11 8890 N.E. 161st Ave. Redmond WA 98052. For more info visit www.regmovies.com.

Toddler Time at SkyMania

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

$1 Summer Movie Express

Farther Afield See a family movie for $1 every Tuesday and Wednesday at participating Regal Cinemas through August 3. Both movies play both days. Schedule: June 28-29: The LEGO Movie; Max July 5-6: Goosebumps; The Iron Giant: Signature Edition July 12-13: Pan; The Smurfs 2 July 19-20: Despicable Me 2; Home July 26-27: Minions; The Peanuts Movie Aug. 2-3: Alvin and the Chipmunks: The Road Chip; Curious George Aug. 9-10: The Book of Life; Hotel Transylvania 2 Aug. 16-17: Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs 2; Shaun the Sheep Aug. 23-24: The Croods; Dr. Seuss' The Lorax. Age recommendation: All ages. Cost: Fee. Tuesday, July 5, 2016, 10:00 AM. Regal South Sound Cinema 10 1435 Olney Ave. S.E. Port Orchard WA 98366. For more info visit www.regmovies.com.

Baby Story Time at the Southwest Branch

The Seattle Public Library Where: Southwest Branch. Room Location: Meeting Room. Audience: Children. Language: English. Summary: It is story time at the Southwest Branch! Bring your babies to enjoy stories, rhymes, songs and fun with our children's librarian. Story Time Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Story times are some of our most popular events! Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. More Children's Programs: http://www.spl.org/audiences/children/chi-calendar-of-events. Contact Info: Southwest Branch 206-684-7455 or Ask a Librarian. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Cost: FREE. Event provided by: The Seattle Public Library. Tuesday, July 5, 2016, 10:30 AM – 11:00 AM.

Family Story Time

The Seattle Public Library Where: Broadview Branch. Room Location: Meeting Room. Audience: Children. Language: English. Summary: It is story time at the Broadview Branch! Bring your entire family to enjoy stories, rhymes, songs and fun with Miss Louisa. Stay afterward for a free play session to meet other neighborhood families! Story Time Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Story times are some of our most popular events! Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. More Children's Programs: http://www.spl.org/audiences/children/chi-calendar-of-events. Contact Info: Broadview Branch 206-684-7519 or Ask a Librarian. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Cost: FREE. Event provided by: The Seattle Public Library. Tuesday, July 5, 2016, 10:30 AM – 11:30 AM.

Preschool Story Time

The Seattle Public Library Where: Northeast Branch. Room Location: Meeting Room. Audience: Children. Language: English. Summary: It is story time at the Northeast Branch! Bring your preschoolers to enjoy stories, rhymes, songs and fun with our children's librarian. Story Time Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Story times are some of our most popular events! Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. More Children's Programs: http://www.spl.org/audiences/children/chi-calendar-of-events. Contact Info: Northeast Branch 206-684-7539 or Ask a Librarian. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Cost: FREE. Event provided by: The Seattle Public Library. Tuesday, July 5, 2016, 10:30 AM – 11:00 AM.

Toddler Story Time

The Seattle Public Library Where: Beacon Hill Branch. Room Location: Friends of The Seattle Public Library Meeting Room. Audience: Children. Language: English. Summary: It is story time at the Beacon Hill Branch! Bring your toddlers to enjoy stories, rhymes, songs and fun with our children's librarian. Story Time Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Story times are some of our most popular events! Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. More Children's Programs: http://www.spl.org/audiences/children/chi-calendar-of-events. Contact Info: Beacon Hill Branch 206-684-4711 or Ask a Librarian. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Cost: FREE. Event provided by: The Seattle Public Library. Tuesday, July 5, 2016, 10:30 AM – 11:00 AM.

Toddler Story Time

The Seattle Public Library Where: West Seattle Branch. Room Location: Meeting Room. Audience: Children. Language: English. Summary: It's story time at the West Seattle Branch! Bring your toddlers to enjoy stories, rhymes, songs and fun with our children's librarian. For children ages 2 – 3 years old. Story Time Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Story times are some of our most popular events! Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. More Children's Programs: http://www.spl.org/audiences/children/chi-calendar-of-events. Contact Info: West Seattle Branch 206-684-7444 or Ask a Librarian. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Cost: FREE. Event provided by: The Seattle Public Library. Tuesday, July 5, 2016, 10:30 AM – 11:00 AM.

Beach Exploration

Seattle Area Join beach naturalists and explore the beach at low tide. Dress for the weather; waterproof footwear recommended. Locations: Richmond Beach Saltwater Park, 2021 N.W. 190th St. Shoreline. Carkeek Park, 950 N.W. Carkeek Park Road, Seattle. Golden Gardens, 8498 Seaview Place N.W. Seattle. South Alki Beach Park, 1702 Alki Ave. S.W. Seattle. Lincoln Park, 8011 Fauntleroy Way S.W. Seattle. Pocket beach at Olympic Sculpture Park, 2901 Western Ave. Seattle. Seahurst Park, 2220 S.W. Seahurst Park Road, Burien. Age recommendation: All ages. Cost: FREE. Pre-register: No. Phone: 206-386-4300. Tuesday, July 5, 2016, 10:30 AM – 2:15 PM. Various beach locations. For more info visit www.seattleaquarium.org.

Beach Exploration

South Sound Join beach naturalists and explore the beach at low tide. Dress for the weather; waterproof footwear recommended. Age recommendation: All ages. Cost: FREE. Tuesday, July 5, 2016, 10:30 AM – 2:15 PM. Dash Point State Park 5700 S.W. Dash Point Road Federal Way WA 98023. For more info visit www.seattleaquarium.org.

Beach Exploration

South Sound Join beach naturalists and explore the beach at low tide. Dress for the weather; waterproof footwear recommended. Age recommendation: All ages. Cost: FREE. Tuesday, July 5, 2016, 10:30 AM – 2:15 PM. Des Moines Beach Park 22030 Cliff Ave. S. Des Moines WA 98198. For more info visit www.seattleaquarium.org.

Beach Exploration

South Sound Join beach naturalists and explore the beach at low tide. Dress for the weather; waterproof footwear recommended. Age recommendation: All ages. Cost: FREE. Tuesday, July 5, 2016, 10:30 AM – 2:15 PM. Redondo Beach Beach Road S. and Redondo Way S. Des Moines WA 98198. For more info visit www.seattleaquarium.org.

Beach Exploration

South Sound Join beach naturalists and explore the beach at low tide. Dress for the weather; waterproof footwear recommended. Age recommendation: All ages. Cost: FREE. Phone: 206-386-4300. Tuesday, July 5, 2016, 10:30 AM – 2:15 PM. Saltwater State Park Marine View Drive Des Moines WA 98198. For more info visit www.seattleaquarium.org.

StoryTime for Kids

Seattle Area Join us at our U District store for dramatic readings of the best in new and classic kids books. You bring the kids, and we'll provide the activities and entertainment. StoryTime for Kids is ideal for ages 3 to 7. Age recommendation: Toddler. Preschool. Elementary School. Cost: FREE. Phone: 206-634-3400. Tuesday, July 5, 2016, 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM. University Book Store 4326 University Way N.E. Seattle WA 98105. For more info visit www.bookstore.washington.edu.

Kids Club Entertainment Series

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

Tiptoe through the Tidepools

South Sound Bring your family to explore the beach, learn about tide pool life and have lots of fun during one of the lowest tides of the year! Titlow Beach is located at the west end of Sixth Avenue in Tacoma. Age recommendation: All ages. Cost: FREE. Pre-register: No. Phone: 253-591-6439. Tuesday, July 5, 2016, 11:00 AM – 2:00 PM. Titlow Beach 8425 Sixth Ave. Tacoma WA 98465. For more info visit www.tacomanaturecenter.org.

Jetty Island Opening with Treasure Hunt

North Sound Visit the sandbar just outside Everett for wading, sand play, nature programs and more (see schedule online). Today features a treasure hunt with the Pirates of Puget Sound (11:30 am to 2:30 pm). Reservations available for Everett residents or groups of 8 or more. Ferry runs 10 am to 6 pm Mondays through Thursdays, 10 am to 9 pm Fridays and Saturdays, 10 am to 7 pm Sundays, through Sept. 5. $1 to $2 suggested ferry donation, $3 parking. Age recommendation: All ages. Cost: Fee. Tuesday, July 5, 2016, 11:30 AM – 2:30 PM. 10th Street and W. Marine View Drive Everett WA. For more info visit everettwa.gov.

Noon Tunes

South Sound July 5: Tweenland (Bradley Lake Park) July 12: Reptile Isle (Pioneer Park) July 19: The Not-Its! (Pioneer Park) July 26: Roberto the Magnificent (Pioneer Park) Aug. 2: Recess Monkey (Pioneer Park) Aug. 9: Rowdy Referees (Pioneer Park) Aug. 16: Comic Dominic (Pioneer Park) Aug. 23: Reptile Isle (Bradley Lake Park). Performance Type: Music. Age recommendation: Infant. Toddler. Preschool. Elementary School. Cost: FREE. Tuesday, July 5, 2016, 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM. Bradley Lake Park 531 31st Ave. S.E. Puyallup WA 98374. For more info visit www.cityofpuyallup.org.

Baby Story Time with Ms. Lynn!

The Seattle Public Library Where: Douglass-Truth Branch. Room Location: The Gayton Family Meeting Room. Audience: Children. Language: English. Summary: It is Baby Story Time at the Douglass-Truth Branch! Bring your babies (ages 0-12 months) to enjoy books, bouncing rhymes, movement, music and fun with our Children's Librarian, Ms. Lynn. Description: Then stay and play with age-appropriate toys. Story Time Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Story times are some of our most popular events! Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. More Children's Programs: http://www.spl.org/audiences/children/chi-calendar-of-events. Contact Info: Douglass-Truth Branch 206-684-4704 or Ask a Librarian. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Cost: FREE. Event provided by: The Seattle Public Library. Tuesday, July 5, 2016, 1:00 PM – 1:45 PM.

Adventure Playground

Eastside Adventure Playground is a one of a kind play area that allows kids to create their own play adventure. Nestled in the wooded forest of Deane’s Children’s Park, children are provided toolboxes, various building supplies, safety items and the freedom to create build-it-yourself play zones with the guidance of staff. Ages 12 and older may play without a parent present if they have a signed permission slip. Open 1 to 4 p.m. Tuesdays through Thursdays and Sundays, through Aug. (closed July 10); Sundays only in Sept. (closed Sept. 4). Donations accepted. Closed-toe shoes required. Age recommendation: Preschool. Elementary School. Middle School. Cost: FREE. Phone: 206-275-7882. Tuesday, July 5, 2016, 1:00 PM – 4:00 PM. Deane's Children's Park 5500 Island Crest Way Mercer Island WA 98040. For more info visit www.mercergov.org.

Creature Features Workshop

The Seattle Public Library Where: South Park Branch. Audience: Children. Language: English. Summary: Discover the similarities between humans and animals with the Pacific Science Center. Touch real animal furs, listen to animal heartbeats, and tinker with animal teeth. For grades K-3. Registration required. Description: This year's Summer of Learning program "Astounding Tales of Nature!" encourages reading and activities around science, technology, engineering, arts and math. The Library is offering hundreds of free programs all summer long for families, children and teens through Sunday, Sept. 4. Notes: Registration is required. Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. More...: http://www.spl.org/audiences/all-ages/summer-of-learning. Contact Info: South Park Branch 206-615-1688 or Ask a Librarian. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Cost: FREE. Event provided by: The Seattle Public Library. Tuesday, July 5, 2016, 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM.

Intro to Digital Photography Series

The Seattle Public Library Where: Ballard Branch. Audience: Teens. Language: English. Summary: Learn photography basics with Youth in Focus. Do on-location shooting, learn about composition and use Adobe Photoshop Lightroom for post-production. No camera required. For grades 6-8. Registration required. Description: This year's Summer of Learning program "Astounding Tales of Nature!" encourages reading and activities around science, technology, engineering, arts and math. The Library is offering hundreds of free programs all summer long for families, children and teens through Sunday, Sept. 4. Notes: Registration is required. Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. More...: http://www.spl.org/audiences/all-ages/summer-of-learning. Contact Info: Ballard Branch 206-684-4089 or Ask a Librarian. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Cost: FREE. Event provided by: The Seattle Public Library. Tuesday, July 5, 2016, 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM.

Detective Cookie’s Urban Youth Chess Club

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

Science Drop-In!

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

Drop in Chess

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

Karaoke in the Park

Seattle Area Come to Cromwell Park each Tuesday in July and sing your heart out. Karaoke is free and open to everyone. This is a family-friendly event. Performance Type: Music. Age recommendation: All ages. Cost: FREE. Pre-register: No. Phone: 206-801-2600. Email: pks@shorelinewa.gov. Tuesday, July 5, 2016, 5:30 PM – 8:30 PM. Cromwell Park 18030 Meridian Ave. N Shoreline WA 98133. For more info visit www.shorelinewa.gov.

¡Hora de cuentos! (Spanish Family Story Time)

The Seattle Public Library Where: South Park Branch. Room Location: The Satterberg Foundation Children's Area. Audience: Children. Language: Español. Summary: ¡Es una hora de cuentos para los niños y sus familias! (It's Spanish story time for children and their families!). Description: Niños y sus familias están invitados a celebrar cuentos, canciones, y juegos divertidos en español con las narradoras de cuentos infantiles Xiomara Melgar de El Salvador. ¡Gratis! Story Time Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Story times are some of our most popular events! Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. More Children's Programs: http://www.spl.org/audiences/children/chi-calendar-of-events. Contact Info: South Park Branch 206-615-1688 or Ask a Librarian. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Cost: FREE. Event provided by: The Seattle Public Library. Tuesday, July 5, 2016, 6:30 PM – 7:00 PM.

¡Hora de cuentos! (Spanish Family Story Time)

The Seattle Public Library Where: South Park Branch. Room Location: The Satterberg Foundation Children's Area. Audience: Children. Language: Español. Summary: ¡Es una hora de cuentos para los niños y sus familias! (It's Spanish story time for children and their families!). Description: Niños y sus familias están invitados a celebrar cuentos, canciones, y juegos divertidos en español con las narradoras de cuentos infantiles Xiomara Melgar de El Salvador. ¡Gratis! Story Time Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Story times are some of our most popular events! Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. More Children's Programs: http://www.spl.org/audiences/children/chi-calendar-of-events. Contact Info: South Park Branch 206-615-1688 or Ask a Librarian. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Cost: FREE. Event provided by: The Seattle Public Library. Tuesday, July 5, 2016, 6:30 PM – 7:00 PM.

Children's Entertainment Series

South Sound June 21: Recess Monkey (music) June 18: Jeff Evans (magic) July 5: Ian Dobson (music) July 12: Chris Fascione (interactive storytelling) July 19: We Care Sports (interactive games and fitness) July 26: Vikki Gasco (ventriloquism and magic) Aug. 2: Reptile Man (animals). Performance Type: Other Performances. Age recommendation: All ages. Cost: FREE. Pre-register: No. Phone: 360-491-0857. Tuesday, July 5, 2016, 6:30 PM. Huntamer Park 618 Woodland Square Loop S.E. Lacey WA 98503. For more info visit ci.lacey.wa.us.

Pajama Story Time

The Seattle Public Library Where: University Branch. Room Location: Meeting Room. Audience: Children. Language: English. Summary: It is story time at the University Branch! All ages are welcome to wear their pajamas and enjoy stories, rhymes, songs and fun with our children's librarian, Ms. Kristin. Story Time Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Story times are some of our most popular events! Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. More Children's Programs: http://www.spl.org/audiences/children/chi-calendar-of-events. Contact Info: University Branch 206-684-4063 or Ask a Librarian. Contact: Kristin Edstrom. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Cost: FREE. Event provided by: The Seattle Public Library. Tuesday, July 5, 2016, 6:45 PM – 7:15 PM.

Family Story Time

The Seattle Public Library Where: Delridge Branch. Audience: Children. Language: English. Summary: It is story time at the Delridge Branch! Bring your preschoolers and toddlers to enjoy stories, rhymes, songs and fun with our children's librarian, Miss Bea. Story Time Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Story times are some of our most popular events! Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. More Children's Programs: http://www.spl.org/audiences/children/chi-calendar-of-events. Contact Info: Delridge Branch 206-733-9125 or Ask a Librarian. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Cost: FREE. Event provided by: The Seattle Public Library. Tuesday, July 5, 2016, 7:00 PM – 7:30 PM.

Music Under the Stars

Seattle Area Music Under the Stars is a fun way to introduce your kids to great music. At 7:15 p.m. live classical music will be performed by an outstanding student ensemble, followed at 8 p.m. by a live audio broadcast of world-renowned artists performing at Benaroya Hall, streamed directly to the park by KING-FM. Bring a picnic, stretch out on the lawn, and enjoy the music in this casual, family-friendly evening. Performance Type: Music. Age recommendation: Preschool. Elementary School. Middle School. High School. Cost: FREE. Pre-register: No. Tuesday, July 5, 2016, 7:15 PM – 8:45 PM. Delridge Playfield 4458 Delridge Way SW (north of the Community Center) Seattle WA 98106.