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Skagit Valley Tulip Festival

North Sound Daily events and attractions through April 30, most with appeal for kids and families. Mount Vernon Street Fair is April 20-22. Prices vary, many events free. Various locations throughout the Skagit Valley. No pets in the fields. Download the festival map and brochure online. Free to view the tulips, though garden admission and some activities require a free. Weekday admission price to gardens is $7. Age recommendation: All ages. Cost: FREE. Pre-register: No. Phone: 360-428-5959. Thursday, April 25, 2019. Various locations throughout the Skagit Valley. For more info visit www.tulipfestival.org.

Toddler Time

Eastside Children ages 3 and younger play with cars, bikes, slides, wagons and lots more active toys. Parents must accompany children. Held 8 a.m. to noon, Monday through Friday. $2 per child. Schedule subject to change; check website to confirm. Age recommendation: Infant. Toddler. Cost: Fee. Pre-register: No. Thursday, April 25, 2019, 8:00 AM – 12:00 PM. Issaquah Community Center 301 Rainier Blvd S Issaquah, WA 98027. For more info visit www.issaquahwa.gov.

Kid Jump

Seattle Area Kids ages 6 and younger are invited to jump with kids their size. $14. Age recommendation: Toddler. Preschool. Cost: Fee. Phone: 425-669-9707. Thursday, April 25, 2019, 9:00 AM – 10:00 AM. Flying Circus 455 Andover Park E. Tukwila WA 98188. For more info visit www.flyingcircus.us.

Lil' Diggers Playtime

Seattle Area Kids ages newborn to 5 play with sand toys, trucks and small slides. Two sessions every Monday, Wednesday and Thursday through the school year: 9:30 to 11 a.m. and 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Age recommendation: Infant. Toddler. Preschool. Cost: Fee. Pre-register: No. Phone: 206-624-2899. Email: info@sandboxsports.net. Thursday, April 25, 2019, 9:30 AM – 11:00 AM. Sandbox Sports 5955 Airport Way S Seattle, WA 98108. For more info visit sandboxsports.net.

OmTots Play Gym

Seattle Area OmTots is a place for children ages newborn to 5 to develop large motor skills and agility while having fun in a safe environment. Drop in to swing, walk the balance beam, hang on the gymnastics rings and  tumble around on mats. Instructors lead a daily song, dance and drum circle. Held weekdays during the school year. Check website to confirm schedule. $12 drop-in pass, babes in arms are free. Age recommendation: Infant. Toddler. Preschool. Cost: Fee. Phone: 206-829-9969. Email: info@omculture.com. Thursday, April 25, 2019, 9:30 AM – 12:00 PM. OmCulture Wallingford 2210 N Pacific St Seattle, WA 98103. For more info visit www.omculture.com.

Toddler Gym Play Time

Seattle Area Children play, learn, and develop both motor and social skills in this highly interactive drop-in social and play time. Toddlers will meet new friends, play on bouncy toys, ride scooters and tricycles, play with bouncy balls, and much more. Times are subject to change; please call the community center to check. Age recommendation: Toddler. Preschool. Cost: FREE. Pre-register: No. Phone: 206-256-5645. Thursday, April 25, 2019, 9:30 AM – 12:30 PM. Lake City Community Center 12531 28th Ave NE Seattle, WA 98125. For more info visit cosparkways-wpengine.netdna-ssl.com.

Toddler Gym Play Time

Seattle Area Children play, learn, and develop both motor and social skills in this highly interactive drop-in social and play time. Toddlers will meet new friends, play on bouncy toys, ride scooters and tricycles, play with bouncy balls, and much more. Times are subject to change; please call the community center to check. Age recommendation: Toddler. Cost: FREE. Phone: 206-684-4753. Thursday, April 25, 2019, 9:30 AM – 12:00 PM. Miller Community Center 330 19th Ave E Seattle, WA 98112. For more info visit cosparkways-wpengine.netdna-ssl.com.

Pacific Seas Aquarium Community Celebration

South Sound What do you get when you put Tacoma together with its new state-of-the art aquarium? A community celebration of underwater delight! April at the aquarium will have animal feeds, aquarist dives and talks, filmmakers, artists, speakers, storytelling, hands-on activities and of course, amazing animals. Included with zoo admission: $10-$18. Type of Animal Event: Aquarium Events. Age recommendation: All ages. Infant. Toddler. Preschool. Elementary School. Middle School. High School. Cost: Fee. Pre-register: No. Phone: 253-404-3800. Email: comments@pdza.org. Thursday, April 25, 2019, 9:30 AM – 4:00 PM. Pacific Seas Aquarium at the Point Defiance Zoo 5400 N. Pearl St. Tacoma, WA 98407. For more info visit www.pdza.org.

Drop-In Preschool Art!

The Seattle Public Library Where: non-library location. Non-Library Location: Neighborhood House High Point Center. Audience: Kids & Families. Language: English. Summary: Join our guest teacher, Miss Lisa, to complete art projects using nature, recycled materials, and more! For ages 2-5. Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. More...: https://www.spl.org/programs-and-services/kids-and-families. Contact Info: High Point Branch. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. 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, April 25, 2019, 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM.

Open Art Studio

Seattle Area Kids can explore their creativity at full force in this art studio. There's even a splatter room, where kids are encouraged to splatter paint! All the materials provided to create. 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday. 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Wednesday. 5 to 8 p.m. Thursday. Purchase hour-long sessions: $15 ages 6 and older, $10 ages 5 and younger. Age recommendation: All ages. Cost: Fee. Phone: 206-466-6028. Thursday, April 25, 2019, 10:00 AM – 2:00 PM. West Seattle Art Nest 4138 California Ave. S.W. Seattle WA 98116. For more info visit www.westseattleartnest.com.

Toddler Gym Play Time

Seattle Area Ride tricycles, play house or blocks, and have fun on the slide. Toddlers can socialize with peers, develop motor skills and have non-stop fun during this drop-in toddler gym. Parents must accompany their child at all times. Held weekly on Tuesday and Thursday. No program 4/4, 5/27, 7/4, and 9/2. Age recommendation: Toddler. Cost: FREE. Pre-register: No. Phone: 206-684-7481. Thursday, April 25, 2019, 10:00 AM – 2:00 PM. Jefferson Community Center 3801 Beacon Ave S. Seattle, WA 98108. For more info visit cosparkways-wpengine.netdna-ssl.com.

Toddler Indoor Gym

Seattle Area Let your energetic toddler burn off some energy while learning social skills, developing hand-eye coordination and making new friends. A parent or responsible caregiver (18 or older) must be present at all times. Times and days are subject to change; please call to check. No program 4/4, 4/8, 4/11, 5/27, 7/4, and 9/2. Age recommendation: Toddler. Preschool. Cost: FREE. Pre-register: No. Phone: 206-684-7441. Thursday, April 25, 2019, 10:00 AM – 1:00 PM. Hiawatha Community Center 2700 California Ave SW Seattle, WA 98116. For more info visit cosparkways-wpengine.netdna-ssl.com.

Hoppy Hour

North Sound Enjoy discounted tickets at this indoor play park. $10 for Jump Time (ages 3 and older); $7 for Kidz Play (toddlers and older); $12 combo. Check the calendar for program changes. Age recommendation: Toddler. Preschool. Elementary School. Middle School. Cost: Fee. Phone: 425-949-4488. Thursday, April 25, 2019, 10:00 AM – 12:30 PM. Elevated Sportz 18311 Bothell Everett Hwy #140 Bothell, WA 98012. For more info visit www.elevatedsportz.com.

Toddler Story Time at the Northeast Branch

The Seattle Public Library Where: Northeast Branch. Room Location: Meeting Room. Audience: Kids & Families. Language: English. Summary: It is story time at the Northeast Branch! Bring your toddlers to enjoy stories, rhymes, songs and fun with our children's librarian. Story Time Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Story times are some of our most popular events! Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. More Children's Programs: https://www.spl.org/programs-and-services/kids-and-families/kids-and-families-calendar. Contact Info: Northeast Branch. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. 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, April 25, 2019, 10:15 AM – 10:35 AM.

Toddler Story Time at the Northgate Branch

The Seattle Public Library Where: Northgate Branch. Audience: Kids & Families. Language: English. Summary: It’s toddler story time at the Northgate Branch! Join us to enjoy stories, rhymes, and songs with our children's librarian. For children ages 1-3. 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: https://www.spl.org/programs-and-services/kids-and-families/kids-and-families-calendar. Contact Info: Northgate Branch. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. 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, April 25, 2019, 10:15 AM – 10:45 AM.

Children's Story time with Ms. Mynique!

The Seattle Public Library Where: Douglass-Truth Branch. Room Location: The Gayton Family Meeting Room. Audience: Kids & Families. 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: https://www.spl.org/programs-and-services/kids-and-families/kids-and-families-calendar. Contact Info: Douglass-Truth Branch. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. 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, April 25, 2019, 10:30 AM – 11:00 AM.

Family Story Time

The Seattle Public Library Where: Greenwood Branch. Audience: Kids & Families. Language: English. Summary: It is Family Story Time! 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: https://www.spl.org/programs-and-services/kids-and-families/kids-and-families-calendar. Contact Info: Greenwood Branch. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. 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, April 25, 2019, 10:30 AM – 11:00 AM.

Family Story Time at the Beacon Hill Branch

The Seattle Public Library Where: Beacon Hill Branch. Room Location: Friends of The Seattle Public Library Meeting Room. Audience: Kids & Families. Language: English. Summary: It is story time at the Beacon Hill Branch! Bring your preschoolers and toddlers to enjoy stories, rhymes, songs and movement 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: https://www.spl.org/programs-and-services/kids-and-families/kids-and-families-calendar. Contact Info: Beacon Hill Branch. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. 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, April 25, 2019, 10:30 AM – 11:00 AM.

Grupo Bilingüe De Juegos / Bilingual Kaleidoscope Play & Learn

The Seattle Public Library Where: Columbia Branch. Room Location: The Weiland Family Meeting Room. Audience: Kids & Families. Language: English. Español. Summary: The Kaleidoscope play & learn group provides a fun and age-appropriate learning environment for children ages birth to 5. Description: Niños escuchan cuentos, cantan y participan en actividades de artes con sus padres o cuidador durante la hora de grupo. Tambien hay tiempo para que los niños exploran varios juguetes y actividades. El hora de Juego Libre y Tiempo de Círculo de 10:30 a 11:30 a.m. Les animamos a los padres y cuidadores traer una comida para comer con su niño/a y compartir en grupo. A traves de este grupo, los niños reciben preparacion para el ambiente de aprendizaje que se encuentra en el prescolar y kinder, ademas… Story Time Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Story times are some of our most popular events! Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Translation: Children listen to stories, sing songs and do simple arts and crafts with their caregivers during the group time. There is also play time for children to explore various toys and play activities. Free play and circle time from 10:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. Caregivers are encouraged to bring a lunch or snack and eat together from 11:30 - noon. Through this group children are being prepared for preschool and kindergarten learning environments as well as building relationship with others. Caregivers also build up… More Children's Programs: https://www.spl.org/programs-and-services/kids-and-families/kids-and-families-calendar. Contact Info: Columbia Branch. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. 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, April 25, 2019, 10:30 AM – 12:00 PM.

Toddler Story Time

The Seattle Public Library Where: Southwest Branch. Room Location: Meeting Room. Audience: Kids & Families. Language: English. Summary: It is story time at the Southwest Branch! Bring your toddlers ages 12 months - 3 years old 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: https://www.spl.org/programs-and-services/kids-and-families/kids-and-families-calendar. Contact Info: Southwest Branch. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. 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, April 25, 2019, 10:30 AM – 11:00 AM.

Ballard Playspace

Seattle Area Drop in for open play at this play space designed for Ballard families and the surrounding community to connect and have fun. Children must be accompanied by an adult and have a signed waiver. Socks required for kids and adults. Ages infant to 8. Food welcome; no peanuts, please. Age recommendation: Infant. Toddler. Preschool. Elementary School. Cost: FREE. Pre-register: No. Email: playspace@ballardchurch.com. Thursday, April 25, 2019, 10:30 AM – 1:30 PM. Ballard Church 1460 NW 73rd St Seattle, WA 98117. For more info visit www.ballardchurch.com.

Children's Story Time at the Madrona-Sally Goldmark Branch

The Seattle Public Library Where: Madrona/Sally Goldmark Branch. Room Location: Mimi Howard Reading Area. Audience: Kids & Families. Language: English. Summary: It is story time at the Madrona-Sally Goldmark Branch! Bring your children ages 0-5 to enjoy stories, songs and fun with our children's librarian. Afterwards, crafts and open play! 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: https://www.spl.org/programs-and-services/kids-and-families/kids-and-families-calendar. Contact Info: Madrona/Sally Goldmark Branch. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. 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, April 25, 2019, 11:00 AM – 11:30 AM.

Family Story Time

The Seattle Public Library Where: NewHolly Branch. Room Location: Meeting Room. Audience: Kids & Families. Language: English. Summary: It is story time at the NewHolly Library! Bring your preschoolers and toddlers to enjoy stories, rhymes, songs and fun with our children's librarian. Story Time Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Story times are some of our most popular events! Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. More Children's Programs: https://www.spl.org/programs-and-services/kids-and-families/kids-and-families-calendar. Contact Info: NewHolly Branch. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. 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, April 25, 2019, 11:00 AM – 11:30 AM.

Preschol Story Time

The Seattle Public Library Where: Delridge Branch. Room Location: Meeting Room. Audience: Kids & Families. Language: English. Summary: Parents, did you know that storytimes are a great way to get ready for kindergarten? Description: Bring your preschoolers age 2-5 and learn why in this special series presented by our children's librarian Miss Bea. Take home fun activities and ideas for getting your kids kindergarten-ready! 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: https://www.spl.org/programs-and-services/kids-and-families/kids-and-families-calendar. Contact Info: Delridge Branch. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. 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, April 25, 2019, 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM.

Tugboat Story Time

Seattle Area Listen to stories about boats and the sea aboard the Arthur Foss, a 100-year-old tugboat. After stories, there is time to explore the boat. This is an indoor/outdoor activity; dress accordingly. Ages 1 to 8. Not intended for preschool groups. Held on the 2nd and 4th Thursday of the month. $2 suggested donation. Age recommendation: Toddler. Preschool. Cost: Fee. Phone: 206-382-2628. Thursday, April 25, 2019, 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM. Center for Wooden Boats 1010 Valley St. Seattle WA 98109. For more info visit cwb.org.

Musical Story Time

Eastside Sing, strum and hum along as you create wonderful tunes in this music forward story time. Included with admission, $3-$12.50. Age recommendation: Infant. Toddler. Preschool. Elementary School. Cost: Fee. Pre-register: No. Phone: 425-637-8100. Email: info@kidsquestmuseum.org. Thursday, April 25, 2019, 11:00 AM – 11:30 AM. KidsQuest Children's Museum 1116 108th Ave NE Bellevue, WA 98004. For more info visit www.kidsquestmuseum.org.

Children's Storytime

The Seattle Public Library Where: Magnolia Branch. Room Location: Jim Thixton and Carol Bennett Thixton Meeting Room. Audience: Kids & Families. Language: English. Summary: It is story time at the Magnolia Branch Library! Bring your toddlers and 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: https://www.spl.org/programs-and-services/kids-and-families/kids-and-families-calendar. Contact Info: Magnolia Branch. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. 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, April 25, 2019, 11:15 AM – 11:45 AM.

Family Story Time at the Wallingford Branch

The Seattle Public Library Where: Wallingford Branch. Room Location: Community meeting room. Audience: Kids & Families. Language: English. Summary: It is story time at the Wallingford Branch! Bring your children ages 0-5 years 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: https://www.spl.org/programs-and-services/kids-and-families/kids-and-families-calendar. Contact Info: Wallingford Branch. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. 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, April 25, 2019, 11:15 AM – 11:45 AM.

Preschool Story Time at the Northgate Branch

The Seattle Public Library Where: Northgate Branch. Audience: Kids & Families. Language: English. Summary: It's preschool story time at the Northgate Branch! Bring your preschoolers to enjoy stories, rhymes, songs and fun with our children's librarian. For children ages 3 - 5. Story Time Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Story times are some of our most popular events! Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. More Children's Programs: https://www.spl.org/programs-and-services/kids-and-families/kids-and-families-calendar. Contact Info: Northgate Branch. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. 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, April 25, 2019, 11:15 AM – 11:45 AM.

Toddler Story Time at the Northeast Branch

The Seattle Public Library Where: Northeast Branch. Room Location: Meeting Room. Audience: Kids & Families. Language: English. Summary: It is story time at the Northeast Branch! Bring your toddlers to enjoy stories, rhymes, songs and fun with our children's librarian. Story Time Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Story times are some of our most popular events! Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. More Children's Programs: https://www.spl.org/programs-and-services/kids-and-families/kids-and-families-calendar. Contact Info: Northeast Branch. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. 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, April 25, 2019, 11:15 AM – 11:35 AM.

Toddler Indoor Gym

Seattle Area Let your energetic toddler burn off some energy while learning social skills, developing hand-eye coordination and making new friends. A parent or responsible caregiver (18 or older) must be present at all times. Times and days are subject to change; please call to check. No program 4/4, 4/9, 4/11, 5/27, 7/4, and 9/2. Age recommendation: Toddler. Preschool. Cost: FREE. Pre-register: No. Phone: 206-684-7430. Thursday, April 25, 2019, 11:20 AM – 1:20 PM. Alki Community Center 5817 SW Stevens St. Seattle, WA 98116. For more info visit www.seattle.gov.

中文故事会 (Mandarin Chinese Story Time)

The Seattle Public Library Where: Beacon Hill Branch. Room Location: Friends of The Seattle Public Library Meeting Room. Audience: Kids & Families. Language: አማርኛ. Summary: 开心享受国语儿歌、故事及歌曲!(Enjoy rhymes, stories and songs in Mandarin Chinese!). Description: 所有活动均为免费。在各分馆设有限额免费停车位. Story Time Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Story times are some of our most popular events! Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. More Children's Programs: https://www.spl.org/programs-and-services/kids-and-families/kids-and-families-calendar. Contact Info: Beacon Hill Branch. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. 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, April 25, 2019, 11:30 AM – 12:00 PM.

Lil' Diggers Playtime

Seattle Area Kids ages newborn to 5 play with sand toys, trucks and small slides. Two sessions every Monday, Wednesday and Thursday through the school year: 9:30 to 11 a.m. and 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. $8 per child. Age recommendation: Infant. Toddler. Preschool. Cost: Fee. Pre-register: No. Phone: 206-624-2899. Email: info@sandboxsports.net. Thursday, April 25, 2019, 11:30 AM – 1:00 PM. Sandbox Sports 5955 Airport Way S Seattle, WA 98108. For more info visit sandboxsports.net.

Baby Story Time

The Seattle Public Library Where: Greenwood Branch. Audience: Kids & Families. Language: English. Summary: It is Baby Story Time at the Greenwood Branch Library! 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: https://www.spl.org/programs-and-services/kids-and-families/kids-and-families-calendar. Contact Info: Greenwood Branch. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. 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, April 25, 2019, 12:00 PM – 12:30 PM.

Red Ukulele Spanish Class with ASL

Seattle Area Children will enjoy live ukulele music with Betsy, learn to sing in Spanish and sign in American Sign Language. Movement with scarves and egg shakers. $15 per class drop-in; $60 for a 5-class punch card. Age recommendation: Infant. Toddler. Preschool. Cost: Fee. Pre-register: No. Thursday, April 25, 2019, 12:15 PM – 12:45 PM. Top Ten Toys 120 N 85th St Seattle, WA 98103. For more info visit www.toptentoys.com.

Waddler's Storytime

The Seattle Public Library Where: Magnolia Branch. Room Location: Jim Thixton and Carol Bennett Thixton Meeting Room. Audience: Kids & Families. Language: English. Summary: It is story time at the Magnolia Branch Library! Bring your babies and waddlers 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: https://www.spl.org/programs-and-services/kids-and-families/kids-and-families-calendar. Contact Info: Magnolia Branch. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. 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, April 25, 2019, 12:30 PM – 1:00 PM.

Baby Story Time at the Columbia Branch

The Seattle Public Library Where: Columbia Branch. Room Location: The Weiland Family Meeting Room. Audience: Kids & Families. Language: English. Summary: It is story time at the Columbia Branch! Bring your babies, ages 0-12 months, to enjoy stories, bouncing 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: https://www.spl.org/programs-and-services/kids-and-families/kids-and-families-calendar. Contact Info: Columbia Branch. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. 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, April 25, 2019, 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM.

Ballard Locks Free Tour

Seattle Area Free public scheduled walking tours start at the Visitor Center and last about an hour. You can join a tour anytime. If you have a group larger than 10, contact the visitor center prior to arrival. 2 p.m. Thursday through Monday. Age recommendation: All ages. Cost: FREE. Phone: 206-783-7059. Thursday, April 25, 2019, 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM. Hiram M. Chittenden Locks 3015 N.W. 54th St. Seattle WA 98107. For more info visit ballardlocks.org.

Kids Cafe Afterschool Meals

The Seattle Public Library Where: High Point Branch. Room Location: Meeting Room. Audience: Kids & Families. Teens. Language: English. Summary: Kids Café Afterschool Meals - Kids & Teens Eat Free! Description: Kids and teens ages 1-18 are invited to stop by for free afterschool meals before heading on to other activities. Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. This program is co-sponsored by The Seattle Public Library, City of Seattle Human Services, and United Way of King County, with additional support from USDA. Contact Info: High Point Branch. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. 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, April 25, 2019, 2:45 PM – 3:45 PM.

Kids Cafe Afterschool Meals

The Seattle Public Library Where: Broadview Branch. Room Location: Meeting Room. Audience: Kids & Families. Teens. Language: English. Summary: Kids Café Afterschool Meals - Kids & Teens Eat Free! Description: Kids and teens ages 1-18 are invited to stop by for free afterschool meals before heading on to other activities. Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. This program is co-sponsored by The Seattle Public Library, City of Seattle Human Services, and United Way of King County, with additional support from USDA. Contact Info: Broadview Branch. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. 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, April 25, 2019, 2:45 PM – 3:45 PM.

Naturalist Hour at KidsQuest

Eastside Experience the natural world with hands-on activities in the outdoor Sticks + Stones gallery. Children and adults explore at their own pace while discovering the intricate world of insects, learning about the pelts that keep northwest creatures warm and dry, and studying seeds, plants, and the process of germination. Age recommendation: Infant. Toddler. Preschool. Elementary School. Cost: Fee. Pre-register: No. Phone: 425-637-8100. Email: info@kidsquestmuseum.org. Thursday, April 25, 2019, 3:00 PM – 4:00 PM. KidsQuest Children's Museum 1116 108th Ave NE Bellevue, WA 98004. For more info visit www.kidsquestmuseum.org.

Kids Cafe Afterschool Meals

The Seattle Public Library Where: non-library location. Non-Library Location: South Park Community Center. Audience: Kids & Families. Teens. Language: English. Summary: Kids Café Afterschool Meals - Kids & Teens Eat Free! Description: Kids and teens ages 1-18 are invited to stop by for free afterschool meals before heading on to other activities. Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. This program is co-sponsored by The Seattle Public Library, City of Seattle Human Services, and United Way of King County, with additional support from USDA. Contact Info: South Park Branch. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. 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, April 25, 2019, 3:45 PM – 4:15 PM.

Homework Help

The Seattle Public Library Where: High Point Branch. Room Location: Study Room. Audience: Kids & Families. Teens. Language: English. Summary: Homework Help volunteers will be at this branch to assist students on a drop-in basis throughout the school year, with the exception of school holidays. Description: These super volunteers provide support and encouragement to students and are especially good at helping new English speakers. , Please note that, while Homework Help is available to students from kindergarten through 12th grade, volunteers are not responsible for children, who should not be left unsupervised. Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. More Options: Homework Help. Contact Info: High Point Branch. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. 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, April 25, 2019, 4:00 PM – 5:45 PM.

Top Ten Toys Playdays

Seattle Area Drop in for creative fun with a different hands-on activity each week. Age recommendation: Preschool. Elementary School. Middle School. Cost: FREE. Pre-register: No. Phone: 206-782-0098. Thursday, April 25, 2019, 4:00 PM – 5:00 PM. Top Ten Toys 120 N. 85th St. Seattle WA. For more info visit www.toptentoys.com.

LibraryLab Drop-In

The Seattle Public Library Where: Southwest Branch. Room Location: Meeting Room. Audience: Kids & Families. Language: English. Summary: Join us for weekly LibraryLab Drop-In sessions for self-directed STEM challenges. Description: Librarylab is an all-ages program that introduces science, technology, engineering, and math concepts through play, experimentation, and discovery. Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Contact Info: Southwest Branch. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. 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, April 25, 2019, 4:00 PM – 5:30 PM.

LibraryLab: Stick Bombs

The Seattle Public Library Where: High Point Branch. Room Location: Meeting Room. Audience: Kids & Families. Teens. Adults. Language: English. Summary: Learn about chain reactions by setting up stick bombs (popsicle sticks woven in special configurations that build up tension), dominoes and more. Description: LibraryLab is a time for people of all ages to experiment, play and create amazing inventions. We have guided sessions as well as drop-in times when you can create at your own pace, using materials we provide. Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Contact Info: High Point Branch. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. 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, April 25, 2019, 4:00 PM – 5:30 PM.

Homework Help

The Seattle Public Library Where: Columbia Branch. Room Location: Study Room. Audience: Kids & Families. Teens. Language: English. Summary: Homework Help volunteers will be at this branch to assist students on a drop-in basis throughout the school year, with the exception of school holidays. Description: These super volunteers provide support and encouragement to students and are especially good at helping new English speakers. , Please note that, while Homework Help is available to students from kindergarten through 12th grade, volunteers are not responsible for children, who should not be left unsupervised. Homework Help is available for K-12 students when Seattle’s public schools are in session. For the safety and comfort of children, a responsible parent or caregiver should accompany children… Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. More Options: Learning Buddies for Children, Homework Help for Teens. Contact Info: Columbia Branch. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. 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, April 25, 2019, 4:30 PM – 7:30 PM.

Homework Help

The Seattle Public Library Where: Beacon Hill Branch. Room Location: Teen Area. Audience: Kids & Families. Teens. Language: English. Summary: Homework Help volunteers will be at this branch to assist students on a drop-in basis throughout the school year, with the exception of school holidays. Description: These super volunteers provide support and encouragement to students and are especially good at helping new English speakers. , Please note that, while Homework Help is available to students from kindergarten through 12th grade, volunteers are not responsible for children, who should not be left unsupervised. Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. More Options: Homework Help for Children, Homework Help for Teens. Contact Info: Beacon Hill Branch. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. 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, April 25, 2019, 4:30 PM – 6:30 PM.

Homework Help

The Seattle Public Library Where: Douglass-Truth Branch. Audience: Kids & Families. Teens. Language: English. Summary: Homework Help volunteers will be at this branch to assist students on a drop-in basis throughout the school year, with the exception of school holidays. Description: These super volunteers provide support and encouragement to students and are especially good at helping new English speakers. , Please note that, while Homework Help is available to students from kindergarten through 12th grade, volunteers are not responsible for children, who should not be left unsupervised. Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. More Options: Homework Help for Children, Homework Help for Teens. Contact Info: Douglass-Truth Branch. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. 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, April 25, 2019, 4:30 PM – 7:30 PM.

Homework Help

The Seattle Public Library Where: Lake City Branch. Room Location: Meeting Room. Audience: Kids & Families. Teens. Language: English. Summary: Homework Help volunteers will be at this branch to assist students on a drop-in basis throughout the school year, with the exception of school holidays. Description: These great volunteers provide support and encouragement to students and are especially good at helping new English speakers. Please note that, while Homework Help is available to students from kindergarten through 12th grade, volunteers are not responsible for children, who should not be left unsupervised. Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. More Options: Learn more about Student Success. Contact Info: Lake City Branch. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. 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, April 25, 2019, 4:30 PM – 7:30 PM.

Homework Help

The Seattle Public Library Where: Greenwood Branch. Room Location: Meeting Room. Audience: Kids & Families. Language: English. Summary: Homework Help volunteers will be at this branch to assist students on a drop-in basis throughout the school year, with the exception of school holidays. Description: These super volunteers provide support and encouragement to students and are especially good at helping new English speakers. Please note that, while Homework Help is available to students from kindergarten through 12th grade, volunteers are not responsible for children, who should not be left unsupervised. Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. More Options: Student Success. Contact Info: Greenwood Branch. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. 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, April 25, 2019, 4:30 PM – 6:30 PM.

Homework Help

The Seattle Public Library Where: Northgate Branch. Room Location: Meeting Room. Audience: Kids & Families. Teens. Language: English. Summary: Homework Help volunteers will be at this branch to assist students on a drop-in basis throughout the school year, with the exception of school holidays. Description: These super volunteers provide support and encouragement to students and are especially good at helping new English speakers. , Please note that, while Homework Help is available to students from kindergarten through 12th grade, volunteers are not responsible for children, who should not be left unsupervised. Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. More Options: Homework Help for Children, Homework Help for Teens. Contact Info: Northgate Branch. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. 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, April 25, 2019, 4:30 PM – 7:30 PM.

Garden Bros Circus

South Sound More than 60 performers from 22 countries featuring the Human Pyramid, Aerial Daredevils, Crazy Cossack Horse Riders, 6 Motorcycles in the Sphere of Fear, Comedy Dogs, Wheel of Death and the funniest Clowns. Live animal rides, food, and face painting in the Kids Fun Zone. $20-$45. Performance Type: Other Performances. Age recommendation: All ages. Cost: Fee. Thursday, April 25, 2019, 4:30 PM – 6:00 PM. accesso ShoWare Center 625 W James St Kent, WA 98032. For more info visit tickets.accessoshowarecenter.com.

Learning Buddies

The Seattle Public Library Where: Columbia Branch. Room Location: The Weiland Family Meeting Room. Audience: Kids & Families. Language: English. Summary: Play math and reading games! Get better at math and reading with a high school buddy. Description: Learning Buddies is a program that pairs elementary school students with a high school mentor. This is a first come-first served, drop in program for children in grades K-5. Each buddy session will last up to one hour. Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Contact Info: Columbia Branch. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. 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, April 25, 2019, 4:30 PM – 5:30 PM.

Cartoon Happy Hour

Seattle Area Introduce your kids to the classic splats and konks of your childhood during Central Cinema's happy hour for the whole family. Two hours of classic cartoons take over the screen every Thursday. FREE show; food and drink specials for purchase. Age recommendation: Elementary School. Middle School. High School. Cost: FREE. Phone: 206-328-3230. Email: info@central-cinema.com. Thursday, April 25, 2019, 5:00 PM – 7:00 PM. Central Cinema 1411 21st Ave. Seattle, WA 98122. For more info visit www.central-cinema.com.

Neighborhood Night at TAM

South Sound Tacoma Art Museum is now open late and free to the community every Thursday. Stop in for performances, artist demonstrations and more. Go upstairs to see TAM Local Community Art installations or  to TAM Studio or Drawing Jam to create your own work of art. Age recommendation: All ages. Cost: FREE. Thursday, April 25, 2019, 5:00 PM – 8:00 PM. Tacoma Art Museum 1701 Pacific Ave, Tacoma, WA 98402. For more info visit www.tacomaartmuseum.org.

Chess Club

The Seattle Public Library Where: Northeast Branch. Room Location: Meeting Room. Audience: Kids & Families. 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. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. 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, April 25, 2019, 5:30 PM – 7:30 PM.

Family Skate Night

Seattle Area Skate along to music and play fun games. Bring your own skates or blades or borrow a pair. No toy skates, please. Family Skate Night takes place every Friday night except on holidays and in the summer. $4 per skater. Age recommendation: All ages. Cost: Fee. Phone: 206-684-7524. Thursday, April 25, 2019, 6:30 PM – 8:15 PM. Bitter Lake Community Center Annex at Broadview Thomson Elementary 13040 Greenwood Ave. N. Seattle WA 98133. For more info visit www.seattle.gov.

Drop-In Archery Intro Class

South Sound Every Thursday Skookum Archers hosts an introduction to archery class. Designed especially for the new archer, this is the perfect way to experience archery. You are guided through the fun of picking up a bow for the first time (or in a long time), and leave with the confidence of having a well-rounded introduction.  All equipment is included, or you may bring your own. The 2 hour session is broken into two parts and it starts with a class that covers safety and equipment, range etiquette, and the fundamentals of how to shoot.  Next, get out to the practice range to start shooting. Ages 6 and older. $10. Age recommendation: Elementary School. Middle School. High School. Cost: Fee. Phone: 253-841-0991. Thursday, April 25, 2019, 6:30 PM – 8:30 PM. Skookum Archers 11209 Shaw Road E. Puyallup WA 98374. For more info visit www.skookumarchers.com.

The Diary of Anne Frank

Seattle Area “In spite of everything, I still believe that people are really good at heart.” This sobering true story of eight people living in hiding in Nazi-occupied Holland during World War II, as seen through the eyes of 13-year-old Anne Frank, comes to SCT as a co-production with Indiana Repertory Theatre. Anne’s words reach out to us over the generations, inspiring us to never forget, to never give up on the power and goodness of the human spirit, and to always “fill life with living.” By Frances Goodrich and Albert Hackett; Adapted by Wendy Kesselman; Directed by Janet Allen. Tickets start at $20. Please call or check website for details. Performance Type: Theater. Age recommendation: Middle School. High School. Cost: Fee. Phone: 206-441-3322. Email: tickets@sct.org. Thursday, April 25, 2019, 7:00 PM – 9:15 PM. Seattle Children's Theatre 201 Thomas St, Seattle, WA 98109. For more info visit www.sct.org.

Coppélia

Eastside Enjoy a weekend of performances featuring a full-length ballet of Coppélia, retold by Artistic Director, Gillmer Duran, in partnership with Seattle Robotics Society. 7 p.m. April 25 (dress rehearsal) and April 26, 11a.m. and 2:30 p.m. April 27-28. $10-$45. Performance Type: Dance. Age recommendation: All ages. Cost: Fee. Phone: 425-228-6800. Thursday, April 25, 2019, 7:00 PM. Meydenbauer Center 11100 N.E. Sixth St. Bellevue WA 98004. For more info visit www.evergreencityballet.org.

Garden Bros Circus

South Sound More than 60 performers from 22 countries featuring the Human Pyramid, Aerial Daredevils, Crazy Cossack Horse Riders, 6 Motorcycles in the Sphere of Fear, Comedy Dogs, Wheel of Death and the funniest Clowns. Live animal rides, food, and face painting in the Kids Fun Zone. $20-$45. Performance Type: Other Performances. Age recommendation: All ages. Cost: Fee. Thursday, April 25, 2019, 7:30 PM – 9:00 PM. accesso ShoWare Center 625 W James St Kent, WA 98032. For more info visit tickets.accessoshowarecenter.com.

Skagit Valley Tulip Festival

North Sound Daily events and attractions through April 30, most with appeal for kids and families. Mount Vernon Street Fair is April 20-22. Prices vary, many events free. Various locations throughout the Skagit Valley. No pets in the fields. Download the festival map and brochure online. Free to view the tulips, though garden admission and some activities require a free. Weekday admission price to gardens is $7. Age recommendation: All ages. Cost: FREE. Pre-register: No. Phone: 360-428-5959. Friday, April 26, 2019. Various locations throughout the Skagit Valley. For more info visit www.tulipfestival.org.

Toddler Time

Eastside Children ages 3 and younger play with cars, bikes, slides, wagons and lots more active toys. Parents must accompany children. Held 8 a.m. to noon, Monday through Friday. $2 per child. Schedule subject to change; check website to confirm. Age recommendation: Infant. Toddler. Cost: Fee. Pre-register: No. Friday, April 26, 2019, 8:00 AM – 12:00 PM. Issaquah Community Center 301 Rainier Blvd S Issaquah, WA 98027. For more info visit www.issaquahwa.gov.

City of Music Career Day

Seattle Area Young people age 13-24 can explore career possibilities in all aspects of the music industry and connect with professionals already working in the field. Teens can participate in networking, experiential learning, workshops, and enjoy performances. City of Music Film Career Day takes place in MoPop and The Vera Project, at Seattle Center. Register online. Age recommendation: Middle School. High School. Cost: FREE. Pre-register: Yes. Friday, April 26, 2019, 9:00 AM – 3:00 PM. MoPop 325 5th Ave N Seattle, WA 98109. For more info visit onereel.org.

Kid Jump

Seattle Area Kids ages 6 and younger are invited to jump with kids their size. $14. Age recommendation: Toddler. Preschool. Cost: Fee. Phone: 425-669-9707. Friday, April 26, 2019, 9:00 AM – 10:00 AM. Flying Circus 455 Andover Park E. Tukwila WA 98188. For more info visit www.flyingcircus.us.

Baby Jam

Seattle Area Drop in music class for kids ages 5 and younger and their caregivers. $12. Age recommendation: Infant. Toddler. Preschool. Cost: Fee. Pre-register: No. Phone: 206-359-1536. Email: seattlebabyjam@gmail.com. Friday, April 26, 2019, 9:30 AM – 10:45 AM. Salsa Con Todo 211 N 36th St Seattle, WA 98103. For more info visit www.babyjam.net.

Family Nature Class: Tree Appreciation

Seattle Area Through science-based exploration and outdoor play, preschoolers and their caregivers will experience the UW Botanic Gardens using their senses. Begin by exploring several learning stations based on the week’s theme where children can practice fine motor skills, sensory investigation, creativity, and pre-math and literacy skills. Station time is followed by an opening circle and hike where the group will play games, listen to a story and further explore the weekly theme. $19 for the first child and caregiver; $8 for each additional child; additional adults and siblings younger than 2 are free. Age recommendation: Toddler. Preschool. Cost: Fee. Pre-register: Yes. Phone: 206-685-8033. Email: uwbgeduc@uw.edu. Friday, April 26, 2019, 9:30 AM – 11:30 AM. Washington Park Arboretum 2300 Arboretum Dr. E Seattle, WA 98112. For more info visit botanicgardens.uw.edu.

OmTots Play Gym

Seattle Area OmTots is a place for children ages newborn to 5 to develop large motor skills and agility while having fun in a safe environment. Drop in to swing, walk the balance beam, hang on the gymnastics rings and  tumble around on mats. Instructors lead a daily song, dance and drum circle. Held weekdays during the school year. Check website to confirm schedule. $12 drop-in pass, babes in arms are free. Age recommendation: Infant. Toddler. Preschool. Cost: Fee. Phone: 206-829-9969. Email: info@omculture.com. Friday, April 26, 2019, 9:30 AM – 12:00 PM. OmCulture Wallingford 2210 N Pacific St Seattle, WA 98103. For more info visit www.omculture.com.

Pacific Seas Aquarium Community Celebration

South Sound What do you get when you put Tacoma together with its new state-of-the art aquarium? A community celebration of underwater delight! April at the aquarium will have animal feeds, aquarist dives and talks, filmmakers, artists, speakers, storytelling, hands-on activities and of course, amazing animals. Included with zoo admission: $10-$18. Type of Animal Event: Aquarium Events. Age recommendation: All ages. Infant. Toddler. Preschool. Elementary School. Middle School. High School. Cost: Fee. Pre-register: No. Phone: 253-404-3800. Email: comments@pdza.org. Friday, April 26, 2019, 9:30 AM – 4:00 PM. Pacific Seas Aquarium at the Point Defiance Zoo 5400 N. Pearl St. Tacoma, WA 98407. For more info visit www.pdza.org.

Wee Ones Weekly

South Sound Drop in and enjoy thematic and musical programs perfect for toddlers, preschoolers and their grown-ups during the academic year September through May. Program participation includes 30 minutes of exclusive play in the Museum. No registration required. Free to members. Non-members are $5 per family. Winter Schedule, January 7 & 11 - N is for Nighttime 14 & 18 - O is for Owls No class on January 21 25 - P is for Polar Pal 28 - Q is for Queen  February 1 - Q is for Queen 4 & 8 - R is for Rainbow 11 & 15 - S is for Sparkle No class February 18 22 - T is for Tea 25 - U is for Unicorn March 1- U is for Unicorn 4 & 8 - V is for Volcano 11 & 15 - W is for Whale  *No WOW on the following days: December 24 - January 4 January 21 February 18. Age recommendation: Toddler. Preschool. Cost: Fee. Phone: 253-627-6031. Friday, April 26, 2019, 9:30 AM – 11:00 AM. Children's Museum of Tacoma 1501 Pacific Ave Tacoma, WA 98402. For more info visit www.playtacoma.org.

Mommy Matinees at the Admiral

Seattle Area Every Friday, the Admiral Theater will feature first run matinees for parents, nannies, grandparents and caregivers. Usually around 10 a.m. The sound will be turned down, lights up and you’re welcome to bring a stroller, feed your baby, let your baby fuss, cry or coo, and no one will mind!  Please note these movies are the regularly featured movies. The schedule is updated weekly.  Children younger than five are free, valid for immediate family only. Adults tickets are matinee priced. Although these screenings are open to everyone, this program is designed for new parents to get out of the house and enjoy a movie with their infants. Age recommendation: Infant. Toddler. Cost: Fee. Phone: 206-938-3456. Friday, April 26, 2019, 10:00 AM. Admiral Theater 2343 California Ave. S.W. Seattle WA 98116. For more info visit farawayentertainment.com.

Open Art Studio

Seattle Area Kids can explore their creativity at full force in this art studio. There's even a splatter room, where kids are encouraged to splatter paint! All the materials provided to create. 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday. 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Wednesday. 5 to 8 p.m. Thursday. Purchase hour-long sessions: $15 ages 6 and older, $10 ages 5 and younger. Age recommendation: All ages. Cost: Fee. Phone: 206-466-6028. Friday, April 26, 2019, 10:00 AM – 2:00 PM. West Seattle Art Nest 4138 California Ave. S.W. Seattle WA 98116. For more info visit www.westseattleartnest.com.

Paint Me A Story

Seattle Area Preschool age children listen to a story and paint along. This 30-minute class is free and fun, but please RSVP if you can. Age recommendation: Preschool. Cost: FREE. Pre-register: Yes. Phone: 425-408-0021. Friday, April 26, 2019, 10:00 AM – 10:30 AM. Snapdoodle Toys 7330 NE Bothell Way Kenmore, WA 98028. For more info visit www.eventbrite.com.

Seattle Cherry Blossom & Japanese Festival

Seattle Area Experience Japanese culture through Taiko drumming performances, artisan demonstrations, hands-on activities and games, food, a marketplace and more. 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. April 26-28. Age recommendation: All ages. Cost: FREE. Pre-register: No. Friday, April 26, 2019, 10:00 AM – 6:00 PM. Seattle Center Armory and Fisher Pavilion 305 Harrison St. Seattle WA 98109. For more info visit www.cherryblossomfest.org.

Park Ranger Program: Crows and Seagulls

Eastside Learn about nature from a Bellevue Park Ranger, then do a hands-on craft. Today's theme: It's Black and White with Crows and Seagulls. Age recommendation: Toddler. Preschool. Elementary School. Cost: FREE. Pre-register: Yes. Phone: 425-452-7225. Email: ParkRangerProgram@bellevuewa.gov. Friday, April 26, 2019, 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM. Lake Hills Greenbelt Ranger Station 15416 SE 16th St Bellevue, WA 98007. For more info visit parks.bellevuewa.gov.

Hoppy Hour

North Sound Enjoy discounted tickets at this indoor play park. $10 for Jump Time (ages 3 and older); $7 for Kidz Play (toddlers and older); $12 combo. Check the calendar for program changes. Age recommendation: Toddler. Preschool. Elementary School. Middle School. Cost: Fee. Phone: 425-949-4488. Friday, April 26, 2019, 10:00 AM – 12:30 PM. Elevated Sportz 18311 Bothell Everett Hwy #140 Bothell, WA 98012. For more info visit www.elevatedsportz.com.

Baby Story Time & Play Time at the Northgate Branch

The Seattle Public Library Where: Northgate Branch. Audience: Kids & Families. Language: English. Summary: It’s baby time at the Northgate Branch! Bring your infants age 0-12 months to enjoy music and fun with our children's librarian. Stay and play after story 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: https://www.spl.org/programs-and-services/kids-and-families/kids-and-families-calendar. Contact Info: Northgate Branch. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. 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, April 26, 2019, 10:15 AM – 11:15 AM.

¡Hora De Cuentos! (Spanish Story Time)

The Seattle Public Library Where: Lake City Branch. Room Location: Meeting Room. Audience: Kids & Families. Language: Español. Summary: ¡Es una hora de cuentos para los niños y sus familias! (It's Spanish story time at the Lake City Branch!). 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. More Children's Programs: https://www.spl.org/programs-and-services/kids-and-families/kids-and-families-calendar. Contact Info: Lake City Branch. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. 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, April 26, 2019, 10:30 AM – 11:00 AM.

Infant/Toddler Playgroup

Seattle Area Parents and caregivers of young children (birth to 5 years of age) are invited to bring their youngsters and join together to play, read, create, sing, and have snacks. A FamilyWorks staff member or volunteer facilitates our playgroups. Participation in all playgroups is free and requires no prior registration – you can drop in. The playroom is also available for use by children accompanied by an adult when there is no playgroup/organized activity in session. Schedules are subject to change. Age recommendation: Infant. Toddler. Preschool. Cost: FREE. Pre-register: No. Phone: 206-694-6727. Friday, April 26, 2019, 10:30 AM – 12:00 PM. FamilyWorks Family Resource Center 1501 N. 45th St. Seattle WA 98103. For more info visit www.familyworksseattle.org.

¡Hora De Cuentos! (Spanish Story Time)

The Seattle Public Library Where: Greenwood Branch. Room Location: Meeting Room. Audience: Kids & Families. Language: Español. Summary: Es una hora de cuentos para los niños en la biblioteca de Greenwood! (It is Spanish story time at the Greenwood Branch!). Description: Traiga a sus niños a la biblioteca de Greenwood Branch para que disfruten escuchando cuentos, rimas y canciones en inglés y español. Story Time Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Story times are some of our most popular events! Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. More Children's Programs: https://www.spl.org/programs-and-services/kids-and-families/kids-and-families-calendar. Contact Info: Greenwood Branch. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. 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, April 26, 2019, 11:00 AM – 11:30 AM.

Children's Story Time

Seattle Area Every Friday with Steph at 11 a.m. Babies, toddlers and anyone else who likes a good story exuberantly told are welcome. Age recommendation: Infant. Toddler. Preschool. Cost: FREE. Pre-register: No. Phone: 206-297-2665. Email: info@phinneybooks.com. Friday, April 26, 2019, 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM. Phinney Books 7405 Greenwood Ave N Seattle, WA 98103. For more info visit www.phinneybooks.com.

Story Time with Betsy and The PJ Library

Seattle Area PJ Library offers free children’s books and music to families every Friday at Third Place Books Ravenna. Join Betsy and her red ukulele for stories and songs. Age recommendation: Preschool. Elementary School. Cost: FREE. Pre-register: No. Phone: 206-525-2347. Friday, April 26, 2019, 11:00 AM. Third Place Books 6504 20th Ave. N.E. Seattle WA 98115. For more info visit www.thirdplacebooks.com.

Tot Shabbat

Eastside A Tot Shabbat program for parents and children ages 5 and younger to welcome Shabbat with singing, dancing, stories, and blessings. Age recommendation: Infant. Toddler. Preschool. Cost: FREE. Friday, April 26, 2019, 11:15 AM. Temple B'nai Torah 15727 N.E. Fourth St Bellevue WA 98008. For more info visit www.templebnaitorah.org.

中文故事会 (Mandarin Chinese Story Time)

The Seattle Public Library Where: Lake City Branch. Room Location: Children's Area. Audience: Kids & Families. Language: 中文. Summary: 开心享受国语儿歌、故事及歌曲!(Enjoy rhymes, stories, and songs in Mandarin Chinese!). Description: 所有活动均为免费。在各分馆设有限额免费停车位. Story Time Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Story times are some of our most popular events! Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. More Children's Programs: https://www.spl.org/programs-and-services/kids-and-families/kids-and-families-calendar. Contact Info: Lake City Branch. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. 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, April 26, 2019, 11:30 AM – 12:00 PM.

Ballard Locks Free Tour

Seattle Area Free public scheduled walking tours start at the Visitor Center and last about an hour. You can join a tour anytime. If you have a group larger than 10, contact the visitor center prior to arrival. 2 p.m. Thursday through Monday. Age recommendation: All ages. Cost: FREE. Phone: 206-783-7059. Friday, April 26, 2019, 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM. Hiram M. Chittenden Locks 3015 N.W. 54th St. Seattle WA 98107. For more info visit ballardlocks.org.

Kids Cafe Afterschool Meals

The Seattle Public Library Where: High Point Branch. Room Location: Meeting Room. Audience: Kids & Families. Teens. Language: English. Summary: Kids Café Afterschool Meals - Kids & Teens Eat Free! Description: Kids and teens ages 1-18 are invited to stop by for free afterschool meals before heading on to other activities. Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. This program is co-sponsored by The Seattle Public Library, City of Seattle Human Services, and United Way of King County, with additional support from USDA. Contact Info: High Point Branch. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. 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, April 26, 2019, 2:45 PM – 3:45 PM.

Kids Cafe Afterschool Meals

The Seattle Public Library Where: Broadview Branch. Room Location: Meeting Room. Audience: Kids & Families. Teens. Language: English. Summary: Kids Café Afterschool Meals - Kids & Teens Eat Free! Description: Kids and teens ages 1-18 are invited to stop by for free afterschool meals before heading on to other activities. Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. This program is co-sponsored by The Seattle Public Library, City of Seattle Human Services, and United Way of King County, with additional support from USDA. Contact Info: Broadview Branch. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. 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, April 26, 2019, 2:45 PM – 3:45 PM.

Science Hour

Eastside Experience science through exciting hands-on experiments involving chemistry, flow dynamics, physics, forces and more! All ages welcome. Included with museum admission, $3-$12.50. Age recommendation: Infant. Toddler. Preschool. Elementary School. Cost: Fee. Pre-register: No. Phone: 425-637-8100. Email: info@kidsquestmuseum.org. Friday, April 26, 2019, 3:00 PM – 4:00 PM. KidsQuest Children's Museum 1116 108th Ave NE Bellevue, WA 98004. For more info visit www.kidsquestmuseum.org.

Kids Cafe Afterschool Meals

The Seattle Public Library Where: non-library location. Non-Library Location: South Park Community Center. Audience: Kids & Families. Teens. Language: English. Summary: Kids Café Afterschool Meals - Kids & Teens Eat Free! Description: Kids and teens ages 1-18 are invited to stop by for free afterschool meals before heading on to other activities. Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. This program is co-sponsored by The Seattle Public Library, City of Seattle Human Services, and United Way of King County, with additional support from USDA. Contact Info: South Park Branch. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. 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, April 26, 2019, 3:45 PM – 4:15 PM.

FREE Movie Night (WallE)

Seattle Area Join Tukwila Arts and Foster High School for a FREE screening of Wall-E, in celebration of Earth Month! There will be free popcorn and all attendees will be entered into a free arts raffle (must be present to win). Reception begins at 4 p.m.; movie starts at 5 p.m. Age recommendation: All ages. Cost: FREE. Phone: 206-767-2325. Email: abbey.messmer@tukwilawa.gov. Friday, April 26, 2019, 4:00 PM – 7:00 PM. Foster High School Performing Arts Center 4242 S. 144th Street, Tukwila, WA.

Gage Teen Art Studio

Eastside Teens (ages 13 to 18) are invited to create art and learn new techniques in this weekly workshop. FREE. Pre-register. Age recommendation: Middle School. High School. Cost: FREE. Pre-register: Yes. Phone: 425-519-0770. Email: andrea@gageacademy.org. Friday, April 26, 2019, 4:00 PM – 7:00 PM. Bellevue Arts Museum 510 Bellevue Way N.E. Bellevue WA 98004. For more info visit www.bellevuearts.org.

Friday Night Magic for Kids

Seattle Area An after school Magic The Gathering club for kids ages 17 and younger held every Friday 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. See details via link below. Pre-register online or day of at 4:15 p.m. $5. Age recommendation: Elementary School. Middle School. High School. Cost: Fee. Pre-register: Yes. Phone: 206-282-0540. Friday, April 26, 2019, 4:30 PM – 6:30 PM. Blue Highway Games 2203 Queen Anne Ave. N. Seattle WA 98109. For more info visit www.bluehighwaygames.com.

Ballard Carnival

Seattle Area It's carnival night at the Ballard Community Center! Kids will love the bouncy house, ring toss, fish cup game, face painting, jugglers, balloon maker, and much more. Bring an appetite for all the fair food: popcorn, cotton candy, hot dogs, corndogs and scones. $10 for early bird fee. Food and activity tickets available day of event. Age recommendation: All ages. Cost: Fee. Pre-register: No. Phone: 206-684-4093. Friday, April 26, 2019, 5:00 PM – 9:00 PM. Ballard Community Center 6020 28th Ave NW Seattle, WA 98107. For more info visit cosparkways-wpengine.netdna-ssl.com.

Parents' Night Out

Eastside In need of a night out? Bring your children to the Redmond Community Center at Marymoor Village on Parent's Night Out. You will enjoy a few hours away and your kids will have a blast participating in age-appropriate themed activities, including EyePlay, our virtual indoor playground. Pizza and snacks will be provided for dinner. For ages 4 to 7; children must be potty trained. $25-$30. Age recommendation: Preschool. Elementary School. Cost: Fee. Pre-register: Yes. Phone: 425-556-2300. Friday, April 26, 2019, 5:00 PM – 9:00 PM. Redmond Community Center at Marymoor Village 6505 176th Ave NE Redmond, WA 98052. For more info visit apm.activecommunities.com.

Bitter Lake Movie Night

Seattle Area Don't have dinner plans for your family, and looking for a fun night out? Come and enjoy some quality time with your littles --  movie and dinner are provided. Call the community center to see what movie is on today's schedule. $8 per family. Age recommendation: All ages. Cost: Fee. Phone: 206-684-7524. Friday, April 26, 2019, 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM. Bitter Lake Community Center 13035 Linden Avenue North Seattle, WA 98133. For more info visit cosparkways-wpengine.netdna-ssl.com.

Family Game Night

Seattle Area Teens can invite family and friends for an evening of fun and games. Refreshments provided. Age recommendation: Middle School. High School. Cost: FREE. Pre-register: No. Phone: 206-386-1919. Friday, April 26, 2019, 6:30 PM – 8:30 PM. Rainier Community Center 4600 38th Ave S. Seattle, WA 98118. For more info visit www.seattle.gov.

Final Friday

Seattle Area Explore Pacific Science Center’s augmented and virtual reality experiences in Building 4 after hours! Chill at the VR bar, compete with your friends in a Beat Saber competition and participate in other one-night only presentations and activities. While there, take in a laser show in the Laser Dome or a feature film in IMAX at a bundled price. Tickets start at $12. Age recommendation: Middle School. High School. Cost: Fee. Pre-register: Yes. Phone: 206-443-2001. Email: info@pacsci.org. Friday, April 26, 2019, 6:30 PM – 10:30 PM. Pacific Science Center 200 Second Ave N Seattle, WA 98109. For more info visit www.pacificsciencecenter.org.

Balloonacy

Seattle Area “It’s never too late to re-discover the unbridled joy of play.” In this wordless, situational comedy, The Old Man, who lives alone, prepares to celebrate his birthday. To his surprise, the solitary festivities are interrupted when a playful Red Balloon floats into his apartment, shaking up his normal routine. The Balloon teases and delights the Old Man, reminding him the power of play, laughter, and friendship. Through spectacular physical comedy in the tradition of Charlie Chaplin, the two enjoy a surprising number of adventures. By Barry Kornhauser; Directed by Rita Giomi. ​Tickets start at $15. Please check website or call for more information. Performance Type: Theater. Age recommendation: Toddler. Preschool. Elementary School. Cost: Fee. Phone: 206-441-3322. Email: tickets@sct.org. Friday, April 26, 2019, 7:00 PM – 7:40 PM. Seattle Children's Theatre 201 Thomas St. Seattle, WA 98109. For more info visit www.sct.org.

Let's Go Birding Together (LGBT) Owl Prowl

Seattle Area Join this fun and inclusive night of searching for owls in the forest at Seward Park. After birding, meet at the shore for a bonfire with treats, hot cocoa and live Eurasian Eagle Owls. Dress for the weather and 2 miles of hiking. Ages 10 and older. $10. Age recommendation: Elementary School. Middle School. High School. Cost: Fee. Pre-register: Yes. Friday, April 26, 2019, 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM. Seward Park 5900 Lake Washington Blvd S Seattle, WA 98118. For more info visit sewardpark.audubon.org.

The Diary of Anne Frank

Seattle Area “In spite of everything, I still believe that people are really good at heart.” This sobering true story of eight people living in hiding in Nazi-occupied Holland during World War II, as seen through the eyes of 13-year-old Anne Frank, comes to SCT as a co-production with Indiana Repertory Theatre. Anne’s words reach out to us over the generations, inspiring us to never forget, to never give up on the power and goodness of the human spirit, and to always “fill life with living.” By Frances Goodrich and Albert Hackett; Adapted by Wendy Kesselman; Directed by Janet Allen. Tickets start at $20. Please call or check website for details. Performance Type: Theater. Age recommendation: Middle School. High School. Cost: Fee. Phone: 206-441-3322. Email: tickets@sct.org. Friday, April 26, 2019, 7:00 PM – 9:15 PM. Seattle Children's Theatre 201 Thomas St. Seattle, WA 98109. For more info visit www.sct.org.

Coppélia

Eastside Enjoy a weekend of performances featuring a full-length ballet of Coppélia, retold by Artistic Director, Gillmer Duran, in partnership with Seattle Robotics Society. 7 p.m. April 25 (dress rehearsal) and April 26, 11a.m. and 2:30 p.m. April 27-28. $10-$45. Performance Type: Dance. Age recommendation: All ages. Cost: Fee. Phone: 425-228-6800. Friday, April 26, 2019, 7:00 PM. Meydenbauer Center 11100 N.E. Sixth St. Bellevue WA 98004. For more info visit www.evergreencityballet.org.

Exile Lord of Rama / What About Us

Eastside Enjoy an evening of two one-act plays. "Lord Rama" is a classic tale told with dance and the passion of India. "What About Us" examines the timely topics impacting today's young people.  "Lord Rama" is suitable for all ages, while "What About Us" includes material that may not be suitable for those under 10 years old.  Audience members attending "Lord Rama" will be able to leave at intermission. $15. Performance Type: Theater. Age recommendation: Elementary School. Middle School. High School. Cost: Fee. Phone: 425-452-7155. Email: BYT@bellevuewa.gov. Friday, April 26, 2019, 7:00 PM. Bellevue Youth Theatre 16051 NE Tenth St. Bellevue ,WA 98008. For more info visit parks.bellevuewa.gov.

Parent's Night Out

North Sound Parents can take a night off while kids (ages 6-14) code their own video games, assemble puzzles, build robotics, compete in STEM challenges and more. Pizza and drinks provided. Bring your children wearing PJs, and take them right into bed after the event. $39 per child. Space is limited. Register here: https://mightycoders.typeform.com/to/ITx4Wc. Age recommendation: Preschool. Elementary School. Middle School. Cost: Fee. Pre-register: Yes. Phone: 206-880-1630. Email: info@mightycoders.io. Friday, April 26, 2019, 7:00 PM – 10:00 PM. Mighty Coders 1912 201st PL SE #205 Bothell, WA 98012. For more info visit mightycoders.io.

Devi

Seattle Area Watch a performance about a girl who was raised illiterate, married and abandoned at age 12, then kidnapped at 17, Prafulya embodies the struggles of a girl born to poverty in 1800s India until a chance encounter changes her life forever. Devi is the story of a woman who rises to power against the rule of the British, quickly becoming the de facto ruler of the land, or The Devi (Goddess) Chaudhurani (Holder of the Land). This production is presented in English and features eight Indian dance forms and 45 performers. There are no audience age restrictions for this production, however it does contain some violence, intimate scenes and adult language. Tickets range from $30-$45. Performance Type: Dance. Age recommendation: Middle School. High School. Cost: Fee. Pre-register: Yes. Email: Showsite@pratidhwani.org. Friday, April 26, 2019, 7:30 PM – 9:50 PM. ACT Theatre 700 Union St, Seattle, WA 98101. For more info visit acttheatre.org.

High School Musical, Jr.

Eastside This upbeat musical brings the halls of high school to life, complete with humor, heartache and a pop-rock score. $15-$20. Various times through April 23. Performance Type: Theater. Age recommendation: All ages. Cost: Fee. Phone: 425-392-2202. Friday, April 26, 2019, 7:30 PM. Village Theatre 303 Front St. N. Issaquah WA 98027. For more info visit villagetheatre.org.

Seattle Independent Bookstore Day

Seattle Area Celebrate Seattle's independent bookstores on the 5th annual Independent Bookstore Day! Bookstores throughout the Puget Sound area will be celebrating with special events, exclusive merchandise, games, prizes, and fun. On April 27, pick up a Seattle Independent Bookstore Day passport at any of the participating stores and use it to collect a stamp at each bookshop during the day as proof of visits. Those who have their passports stamped at three or more stores will receive a coupon good for a one-time, 30 percent-off discount at any one of the participating stores. Stamp your passport at all the stores and receive a champion card, entitling you to 25 percent off at all participating stores for a year. For a list of stores, visit https://www.seattlebookstoreday.com. Age recommendation: All ages. Cost: FREE. Pre-register: No. Saturday, April 27, 2019. Various bookstores around the Seattle area. For more info visit www.seattlebookstoreday.com.

Skagit Valley Tulip Festival

North Sound Daily events and attractions through April 30, most with appeal for kids and families. Mount Vernon Street Fair is April 20-22. Prices vary, many events free. Various locations throughout the Skagit Valley. No pets in the fields. Download the festival map and brochure online. Free to view the tulips, though garden admission and some activities require a free. Weekday admission price to gardens is $7. Age recommendation: All ages. Cost: FREE. Pre-register: No. Phone: 360-428-5959. Saturday, April 27, 2019. Various locations throughout the Skagit Valley. For more info visit www.tulipfestival.org.

Bird Tour

Seattle Area Walk with experienced birders while searching for migratory birds and year-round residents within Discovery Park’s varied habitats. Please bring binoculars if you have them. Recommended for children 8 and older. $5. Pre-registration required. Age recommendation: Elementary School. Middle School. High School. Cost: Fee. Pre-register: Yes. Phone: 206-386-4237. Email: discovery.park@seattle.gov. Saturday, April 27, 2019, 8:00 AM – 10:00 AM. Discovery Park 3801 Discovery Park Blvd. Seattle, WA. 98199. For more info visit apm.activecommunities.com.

Burien Clean Sweep

Seattle Area Help clean up Burien--pick up litter, sweep sidewalks, remove graffiti and have a chance to win door prizes. Age recommendation: All ages. Cost: FREE. Saturday, April 27, 2019, 8:00 AM – 12:00 PM. Burien Fire Station 900 S.W. 146th Burien WA 98166. For more info visit www.discoverburien.org.

Parent University with Keynote Speaker Julie Lythcott-Haims

Seattle Area Parent University is a half-day event featuring insights from experts in the field of childhood and adolescent development. This year’s keynote speaker is New York Times best-selling author Julie Lythcott-Haims who will talk about her book, How to Raise an Adult. The closing speaker is Dr. John Medina, author of the Brain Rules series. Specialty workshop sessions cover: friendships; sexuality and consent; learning differences; race in America;  managing anxiety; experiencing grief; and kids and technology. This community event offers learning for parents and guardians of K-12 students. Childcare is available for kindergarten through 5th grade children only. Space is limited, so reserve your childcare spot during registration. $30. Attendance includes a light breakfast and a boxed lunch. Age recommendation: Elementary School. Middle School. High School. Cost: Fee. Pre-register: Yes. Saturday, April 27, 2019, 8:30 AM – 2:30 PM. The Bush School 3400 E Harrison St. Seattle, WA 98112. For more info visit www.bush.edu.

Can Do 5k

North Sound Eleventh annual run that celebrates all abilities. The Can Do 5K course is a fabulous flat and scenic run and is both family-friendly and challenging for the experienced runner. Proceeds benefits local families with special-needs children--to increase opportunities for inclusion, specialized camps and activities, and advocacy. Features 5K run/walk, 1-mile walk and free kid dash for ages 3 to 12. $35 to $45, family of up to five $50 to $65. Age recommendation: Toddler. Preschool. Elementary School. Middle School. High School. Cost: Fee. Pre-register: Yes. Saturday, April 27, 2019, 8:30 AM. Seattle Times Bothell Campus 19200 120th Ave NE Bothell WA 98011. For more info visit www.cando5k.org.

Kid Jump

Seattle Area Kids ages 6 and younger are invited to jump with kids their size. $14. Age recommendation: Toddler. Preschool. Cost: Fee. Phone: 425-669-9707. Saturday, April 27, 2019, 9:00 AM – 10:00 AM. Flying Circus 455 Andover Park E. Tukwila WA 98188. For more info visit www.flyingcircus.us.

Pioneer Square Spring Clean

Seattle Area Spring is now upon us, which means it’s time for the annual Pioneer Square Spring Clean! Help give the neighborhood a little extra TLC. Activities include litter pickup, graffiti removal, gardening and more. All ages and abilities welcome! Check-in begins at 8:30 a.m. in Occidental Square Park. Cleanup activities are scheduled from 9 a.m. to noon. Snacks will be provided, and free swag will be available while supplies last. Age recommendation: Middle School. High School. Cost: FREE. Pre-register: Yes. Phone: 206-667-0687 ext 107. Email: sara@pioneersquare.org. Saturday, April 27, 2019, 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM. Occidental Square 117 South Washington Street Seattle, WA 98104. For more info visit www.eventbrite.com.

Exotics at RTC

Eastside Motorheads, unite! Exotics@RTC is an informal, family-friendly weekly gathering of exotic and very rare cars that draws owner and spectators together for mutual enjoyment of all things car-related. Along with weekly meet-ups, Exotics@RTC hosts several special events extending their presence into Center Court and surrounding property. Follow Exotics@RTC on Facebook for timely event updates: https://www.facebook.com/eatrtc/. Event is weather dependent, so check the Facebook page to confirm. Age recommendation: All ages. Cost: FREE. Pre-register: No. Phone: 425-869-2640. Email: guestservices@redmondtowncenter.com. Saturday, April 27, 2019, 9:00 AM – 11:00 AM. Redmond Town Center 7525 166th Avenue NE Redmond, WA 98052. For more info visit exoticsat.com.

Parks Appreciation day in Tacoma

South Sound Lend a hand in sprucing up parks around Tacoma on Parks Appreciation Day, traditionally the most popular volunteer environmental stewardship event of the year. People of all ages are welcome to help out at one of five parks, where you'll help Metro parks staff: Spread mulch in flower beds. , Lay gravel on trails. , Cut back invasive Himalayan blackberries. , Pull out English ivy. , Pick up litter, or help with other landscaping. Work sites are located throughout Tacoma:  Alderwood Park, 208 Browns Point Blvd. , Point Defiance Park, 5400 N. Pearl St. (Meet at the blue tent near the kiosk as you enter the park from Pearl Street. , McKinley Park, 907 Upper Park St. , Charlotte's Blueberry Park, 7402 East D. St. (Meet at the entrance to the park off of East D Street.) , Wapato Park, 6500 S. Sheridan Ave. Groups of 10 or more volunteers should register in advance through richardm@tacomaparks.com. Otherwise, just show up ready to do a little yard work. Wear work gloves if you have them. Hand tools… Age recommendation: All ages. Cost: FREE. Saturday, April 27, 2019, 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM. Various Metro Parks Locations Tacoma, WA. For more info visit www.metroparkstacoma.org.

Run Like the Wind Running Festival

Farther Afield Run the gorgeous and challenging courses on the trails on the wind farm. You'll see wind turbines, lots of wildflowers and maybe wildlife, too. Free tours inside the turbines, chili and cornbread, beers from IronHorse Brewery, free massages, live music, free kids dash and more. Benefits Kittitas County Search and Rescue. $25-$55. Free Kids Dash. Age recommendation: All ages. Cost: Fee. Pre-register: Yes. Saturday, April 27, 2019, 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM. Wild Horse Wind and Solar 25901 Vantage Hwy Ellensburg, WA 98926. For more info visit www.run-like-the-wind.com.

Family Nature Class: Tree Appreciation

Seattle Area Through science-based exploration and outdoor play, preschoolers and their caregivers will experience the UW Botanic Gardens using their senses. Begin by exploring several learning stations based on the week’s theme where children can practice fine motor skills, sensory investigation, creativity, and pre-math and literacy skills. Station time is followed by an opening circle and hike where the group will play games, listen to a story and further explore the weekly theme. $19 for the first child and caregiver; $8 for each additional child; additional adults and siblings younger than 2 are free. Age recommendation: Toddler. Preschool. Cost: Fee. Pre-register: Yes. Phone: 206-685-8033. Email: uwbgeduc@uw.edu. Saturday, April 27, 2019, 9:30 AM – 11:30 AM. Washington Park Arboretum 2300 Arboretum Dr. E Seattle, WA 98112. For more info visit botanicgardens.uw.edu.

Wetland Waddlers

Eastside Preschoolers and their caregivers are invited to explore the Mercer Slough with art, play and story time in this monthly program. Each session has a different theme. See the link below for a complete schedule. Pre-register. $20. Age recommendation: Toddler. Preschool. Cost: Fee. Pre-register: Yes. Phone: 206-443-2925. Email: mercersloughprograms@pacsci.org. Saturday, April 27, 2019, 9:30 AM – 11:30 AM. Mercer Slough Environmental Education Center 1625 118th Ave. S.E. Bellevue WA 98005. For more info visit www.pacificsciencecenter.org.

Pacific Seas Aquarium Community Celebration

South Sound What do you get when you put Tacoma together with its new state-of-the art aquarium? A community celebration of underwater delight! April at the aquarium will have animal feeds, aquarist dives and talks, filmmakers, artists, speakers, storytelling, hands-on activities and of course, amazing animals. Included with zoo admission: $10-$18. Type of Animal Event: Aquarium Events. Age recommendation: All ages. Infant. Toddler. Preschool. Elementary School. Middle School. High School. Cost: Fee. Pre-register: No. Phone: 253-404-3800. Email: comments@pdza.org. Saturday, April 27, 2019, 9:30 AM – 4:00 PM. Pacific Seas Aquarium at the Point Defiance Zoo 5400 N. Pearl St. Tacoma, WA 98407. For more info visit www.pdza.org.

Super Girl Scout Day

South Sound Earn a Girl Scout badge while staring at a moose! With the park opening at 9:30 a.m. and activities beginning at 11 a.m. Girl Scouts can explore habitats, discover animals like elk, beaver and bison, take a tram ride and do crafts and science, all while taking steps to earn badges. $15-$23. Age recommendation: Elementary School. Middle School. High School. Cost: Fee. Pre-register: Yes. Phone: 360-832-6117. Email: info@nwtrek.org. Saturday, April 27, 2019, 9:30 AM – 5:00 PM. Northwest Trek Wildlife Park 11610 Trek Dr. E. Eatonville, WA 98328. For more info visit www.nwtrek.org.

Tacoma Guitar Festival

South Sound Enjoy live performances by guitarists, see over 150 vendors, and take workshops led by industry experts. 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. April 27, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. April 28. $20 (good for both days), free for children 12 and younger. Age recommendation: All ages. Cost: Fee. Pre-register: No. Phone: 253-272-3663. Email: info@tacomadome.org. Saturday, April 27, 2019, 9:30 AM – 5:00 PM. Tacoma Dome 2727 East D St. Tacoma WA 98421. For more info visit www.tacomaguitarfestival.com.

Family Nature Walk

Seattle Area Join Seattle Audubon, the Magnuson Children’s Garden, and representatives from Beavers Northwest for a family oriented nature walk through the Magnuson Park wetlands. This month’s nature walk will focus on the creatures that call the ponds home. From the macroinvertebrates that swim around the muck to frogs that start their lives in the water, there is so much action beneath the surface! Age recommendation: All ages. Cost: FREE. Pre-register: No. Saturday, April 27, 2019, 10:00 AM – 11:30 AM. Magnuson Park Wetland Ponds Magnuson Park 7400 Sand Point Way NE Seattle, WA 98115. For more info visit www.seattleaudubon.org.

Girlvolution

Seattle Area Annual youth-led social justice conference, with workshops, art and performances by youth under age 21. Food, spoken word, art exhibits, conversation, and activities. Make connections and find out about services at our Resource Fair. Free for ages 20 and younger; suggested donation of $25 for ages 21 and older. Pre-register. Age recommendation: All ages. Cost: Fee. Pre-register: Yes. Saturday, April 27, 2019, 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM. Seattle World School 1700 E. Union St. Seattle WA 98122. For more info visit www.powerfulvoices.org.

Healthy Kids Day

Seattle Area The YMCA is hosting this fun day full of activities that wake up the body and mind. It’s their national initiative to improve the health and well-being of kids. 10 of the greater Seattle YMCA locations will be offering free family-friendly activities, events and prizes, like bike helmets, STEM stops, fire truck exploration and more. Check local YMCA's Facebook page for event details. Participating locations: • Auburn Valley YMCA • Bellevue Family YMCA • Coal Creek Family YMCA (Newcastle) • Dale Turner Family YMCA (Shoreline) • Everett Family YMCA • Matt Griffin YMCA (SeaTac) • Meredith Mathews East Madison YMCA (Seattle) • Mill Creek Family YMCA • Mukilteo Family YMCA • Northshore YMCA (Bothell) • University Family YMCA (Seattle) • West Seattle & Fauntleroy YMCA. Age recommendation: Toddler. Preschool. Elementary School. Middle School. Cost: FREE. Saturday, April 27, 2019, 10:00 AM – 1:00 PM. YMCA - Various Locations. For more info visit www.seattleymca.org.

Maker Day

Seattle Area Tinker, experiment and create alongside some of Seattle’s most innovative makers. From art to crafts to technology, kids can explore maker culture’s endless possibilities. Included with admission; free ages 14 and younger with an adult. Age recommendation: All ages. Cost: Fee. Saturday, April 27, 2019, 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM. MOHAI 860 Terry Ave N Seattle, WA 98109. For more info visit mohai.org.

Rock and Gem Show

Seattle Area Annual show features rock, mineral, crystal, gem, geode and fossil displays, vendors, kids’ activities and more. 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. April 27-28. Age recommendation: All ages. Cost: FREE. Saturday, April 27, 2019, 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM. Alki Masonic Temple 4736 40th Ave. S.W. Seattle WA 98116. For more info visit www.westseattlerockclub.org.

Seattle Cherry Blossom & Japanese Festival

Seattle Area Experience Japanese culture through Taiko drumming performances, artisan demonstrations, hands-on activities and games, food, a marketplace and more. 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. April 26-28. Age recommendation: All ages. Cost: FREE. Pre-register: No. Saturday, April 27, 2019, 10:00 AM – 6:00 PM. Seattle Center Armory and Fisher Pavilion 305 Harrison St. Seattle WA 98109. For more info visit www.cherryblossomfest.org.

Toddler Gym Play Time

Seattle Area Ride tricycles, play house or blocks, and have fun on the slide. Toddlers can socialize with peers, develop motor skills and have non-stop fun during this drop-in toddler gym. Parents must accompany their child at all times. Held weekly on Wed. and Sat. No program 4/4, 5/27, 7/4, and 9/2. Age recommendation: Toddler. Cost: FREE. Pre-register: No. Phone: 206-386-1919. Saturday, April 27, 2019, 10:00 AM – 1:00 PM. Rainier Community Center 4600 38th Ave S. Seattle, WA 98118. For more info visit cosparkways-wpengine.netdna-ssl.com.

Town Green Day of Service

Seattle Area Join Town Hall and the Black Farmers Collective for a day of service at Yes Farm. Volunteers will help cultivate flowers, pollinators and vegetables, as well as assisting with the construction of a retaining wall for a new pond. You'll help this brand new farm get started strong and become a thriving community resource! Students and families are welcome. Volunteers under  age 12 should be accompanied by an adult. Please wear long pants and closed-toe shoes and bring a reusable water bottle. Dress for the weather. Town Hall will provide water and light snacks. Age recommendation: All ages. Cost: FREE. Pre-register: No. Phone: 206-652-4255. Email: info@townhallseattle.org. Saturday, April 27, 2019, 10:00 AM. Yesler Terrace Park (Yessler Terrace) 917 Yesler Way Seattle, 98122. For more info visit townhallseattle.org.

Free Open Play

Eastside Come jump on the world's safest trampoline, Saturdays and Wednesdays, 10 a.m. to noon. Jump inside our outside. All ages welcome. And yes, parents can jump, too! Age recommendation: All ages. Cost: FREE. Phone: 425-654-1306. Email: seattle@springfree.com. Saturday, April 27, 2019, 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM. Springfree Trampoline Issaquah 1875 NW Poplar Way Issaquah WA 98027. For more info visit www.springfreetrampoline.com.

MIPA Circus

Eastside The Mercer Island Preschool Association (MIPA) hosts a homespun circus on a grand scale. A day of fun activities, appropriate for ages 2-8, include pony rides, live music and performances, carnival games and food trucks. All-access wristbands are $15 per child ($10 for MIPA members). $5 pony rides. Adults are free. Cost: Fee. Saturday, April 27, 2019, 10:00 AM – 2:00 PM. Islander Middle School 7447 84th Ave SE Mercer Island, WA. For more info visit mipreschoolassociation.membershiptoolkit.com.

Discovery Days

South Sound Tour the MaST Center, the marine biology and aquarium facility of Highline College. The Aquarium holds over 15 tanks totaling approximately 3,000 gallons of flow-through seawater, and displays over 250 native Puget Sound marine species. Age recommendation: All ages. Cost: FREE. Pre-register: No. Phone: 206-592-4000. Saturday, April 27, 2019, 10:00 AM – 2:00 PM. Marine Science and Technology Center 28203 Redondo Beach Dr. S. Des Moines, WA 98198. For more info visit mast.highline.edu.

Free Train Rides

Farther Afield Enjoy free rides on the steam train throughout the day. Age recommendation: All ages. Cost: FREE. Phone: 360-516-3818. Saturday, April 27, 2019, 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM. South Kitsap Regional Park 2729 Jackson Ave. S.E. Port Orchard WA 98366. For more info visit www.facebook.com.

Family Story Time & Play Time at the Northgate Branch

The Seattle Public Library Where: Northgate Branch. Audience: Kids & Families. Language: English. Summary: It’s story time at the Northgate Branch! Join us to enjoy stories, rhymes, and songs with our children's librarian. All ages welcome. Stay and play after story 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: https://www.spl.org/programs-and-services/kids-and-families/kids-and-families-calendar. Contact Info: Northgate Branch. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. 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, April 27, 2019, 10:15 AM – 11:15 AM.

¡Hora De Cuentos! (Spanish Story Time)

The Seattle Public Library Where: Beacon Hill Branch. Room Location: Children's Area. Audience: Kids & Families. Language: Español. Summary: Es una hora de cuentos para los niños en la biblioteca de Beacon Hill Branch! (It is Spanish story time at the Beacon Hill Branch!). Description: Traiga a sus niños a la biblioteca de Beacon Hill Branch para que disfruten escuchando cuentos, rimas y canciones en inglés y español. Story Time Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Story times are some of our most popular events! Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. More Children's Programs: https://www.spl.org/programs-and-services/kids-and-families/kids-and-families-calendar. Contact Info: Beacon Hill Branch. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. 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, April 27, 2019, 10:30 AM – 11:00 AM.

Thornton Creek Nature Walk

The Seattle Public Library Where: Northgate Branch. Audience: Kids & Families. Teens. Adults. Language: English. Summary: Join librarians and the Seattle Parks' North End Naturalist, Jacob de Guzman, for a wildlife observation walk along Thornton Creek. Description: Did you know the largest watershed in Seattle runs right behind the Northgate Branch library? Join neighbors in celebating the 10-year anniversary of the Thornton Creek Water Quality Channel daylighting project, and help local scientists with your observations of urban plants, animals, and fungi! All ages are welcome. Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Contact Info: Northgate Branch. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. 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, April 27, 2019, 11:00 AM – 1:00 PM.

¡Hora De Cuentos! (Spanish Story Time)

The Seattle Public Library Where: Ballard Branch. Room Location: Miriam Twitchell Alberg and Thomas A. Alberg Meeting Room. Audience: Kids & Families. Language: Español. Summary: Es una hora de cuentos para los niños en la biblioteca de Ballard Branch Library! (It is Spanish story time at the Ballard Branch Library!). Description: Traiga a sus niños a la biblioteca de Ballard Branch para que disfruten escuchando cuentos, rimas y canciones en inglés y español. Story Time Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Story times are some of our most popular events! Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. More Children's Programs: https://www.spl.org/programs-and-services/kids-and-families/kids-and-families-calendar. Contact Info: Ballard Branch. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. 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, April 27, 2019, 11:00 AM – 11:30 AM.

中文故事会 (Mandarin Chinese Story Time)

The Seattle Public Library Where: International District/Chinatown Branch. Room Location: Children's Area. Audience: Kids & Families. Language: 中文. Summary: 开心享受国语儿歌、故事及歌曲!(Enjoy rhymes, stories and songs in Mandarin Chinese!). Description: 所有活动均为免费。在各分馆设有限额免费停车位. Story Time Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Story times are some of our most popular events! Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Story times are some of our most popular events! Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Parking is available on the streets around the branch. Patrons may pay to… More Children's Programs: https://www.spl.org/programs-and-services/kids-and-families/kids-and-families-calendar. Contact Info: International District/Chinatown Branch. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. 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, April 27, 2019, 11:00 AM – 11:30 AM.

Saturday Story Time

Seattle Area Enjoy story time every Saturday at 11 a.m. Age recommendation: Infant. Toddler. Preschool. Elementary School. Cost: FREE. Phone: 206-525-2347. Saturday, April 27, 2019, 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM. Third Place Books, Ravenna 6504 20th Ave NE Seattle, WA 98115. For more info visit www.thirdplacebooks.com.

Story Time: What Do You Do With A Chance?

Seattle Area This is the story of a child who isn't sure what to make of a chance encounter and then discovers that when you're brave, take chances, and say yes to new experiences, amazing things can happen. Read the the book What Do You Do With A Chance? and then do a related activity. Plus, get a coupon from the café for a grilled cheese sandwich with milk or juice for $4. Age recommendation: Infant. Toddler. Preschool. Elementary School. Cost: FREE. Phone: 206-264-0156. Saturday, April 27, 2019, 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM. Barnes & Noble - Pacific Place 600 Pine St. Ste. 107 Seattle WA 98101. For more info visit stores.barnesandnoble.com.

The Princess and the Pea

Seattle Area What defines a real princess? Beauty? Kindness? Courage? Find out in this not-so-traditional, but oh-so-delightful, story about big beds, pining princesses, and petite peas. This 55-minute musical is best for children ages 3 to 10. Check the website for sensory-friendly performances. $15. Performance Type: Theater. Age recommendation: Toddler. Preschool. Elementary School. Cost: Fee. Saturday, April 27, 2019, 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM. Shoreline Conference Center 18560 1st Ave NE Shoreline, WA 98155. For more info visit storybooktheater.org.

Weekend Family Workshop

Seattle Area Each weekend Museum of Flight hosts hands-on family workshops with a different theme. 11 a.m. and 1 p.m. through Sunday. Included with admission. Age recommendation: All ages. Cost: Fee. Saturday, April 27, 2019, 11:00 AM – 11:45 AM. Museum of Flight 9404 E Marginal Way S Seattle, WA 98108. For more info visit www.museumofflight.org.

Coppélia

Eastside Enjoy a weekend of performances featuring a full-length ballet of Coppélia, retold by Artistic Director, Gillmer Duran, in partnership with Seattle Robotics Society. 7 p.m. April 25 (dress rehearsal) and April 26, 11a.m. and 2:30 p.m. April 27-28. $10-$45. Performance Type: Dance. Age recommendation: All ages. Cost: Fee. Phone: 425-228-6800. Saturday, April 27, 2019, 11:00 AM. Meydenbauer Center 11100 N.E. Sixth St. Bellevue WA 98004. For more info visit www.evergreencityballet.org.

KidsQuest Story Time

Eastside Circle up with the KidsQuest staff and learn through songs, books, rhymes and giggles. Free with museum membership or paid admission. $3-$12.50. Age recommendation: Infant. Toddler. Preschool. Elementary School. Cost: Fee. Pre-register: No. Phone: 425-637-8100. Email: info@kidsquestmuseum.org. Saturday, April 27, 2019, 11:00 AM – 11:30 AM. KidsQuest Children's Museum 1116 108th Ave NE Bellevue, WA 98004.

Sheep Shearing

Eastside Shearing and spinning demonstrations, children’s crafts and activities, tractor and wagon rides, pony rides, food and more. FREE, nominal fees for activities (cash only, no ATM on site). Shuttles from Wilburton Park & Ride and Bannerwood Sports Park. No pets in the barnyard area. Age recommendation: All ages. Cost: FREE. Pre-register: No. Phone: 425-452-7688. Saturday, April 27, 2019, 11:00 AM – 4:00 PM. Kelsey Creek Farm Park 410 130th Pl. S.E. Bellevue WA 98005. For more info visit parks.bellevuewa.gov.

Klahowya: Community Open House

South Sound Celebrate the historic and contemporary diversity of our region and experience life in the 1850s at Fort Nisqually, the first globally connected settlement in the Pacific Northwest. The fort will be filled with historical interpreters in period clothes eager to answer questions and engage visitors in hands-on activities. The day will include a Punch and Judy puppet show, food sampling, live music and dancing, and demonstrations of 19th-century skills. Admission is complimentary for all Pierce County residents with a valid ID. Age recommendation: All ages. Cost: FREE. Pre-register: No. Saturday, April 27, 2019, 11:00 AM – 4:00 PM. Fort Nisqually 5400 N Pearl St. Tacoma, WA 98407. For more info visit www.metroparkstacoma.org.

Baby Story Time

The Seattle Public Library Where: High Point Branch. Room Location: Meeting Room. Audience: Kids & Families. Language: English. Summary: It is story time at the High Point Branch! Bring your babies to enjoy stories, rhymes, songs and fun with our children's librarian. Story Time Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Story times are some of our most popular events! Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. More Children's Programs: https://www.spl.org/programs-and-services/kids-and-families/kids-and-families-calendar. Contact Info: High Point Branch. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. 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, April 27, 2019, 11:30 AM – 12:00 PM.

The Diary of Anne Frank

Seattle Area “In spite of everything, I still believe that people are really good at heart.” This sobering true story of eight people living in hiding in Nazi-occupied Holland during World War II, as seen through the eyes of 13-year-old Anne Frank, comes to SCT as a co-production with Indiana Repertory Theatre. Anne’s words reach out to us over the generations, inspiring us to never forget, to never give up on the power and goodness of the human spirit, and to always “fill life with living.” By Frances Goodrich and Albert Hackett; Adapted by Wendy Kesselman; Directed by Janet Allen. Tickets start at $20. Please call or check website for details. Performance Type: Theater. Age recommendation: Middle School. High School. Cost: Fee. Phone: 206-441-3322. Email: tickets@sct.org. Saturday, April 27, 2019, 12:00 PM – 2:15 PM. Seattle Children's Theatre 201 Thomas St. Seattle, WA 98109. For more info visit www.sct.org.

Meet & Greet Ballerinas from Ballet Northwest

South Sound It's a good afternoon to spend at the Hands On Children's Museum in Olympia. The ballerinas from Ballet Northwest will be there for a special meet-and-greet. Included with admission ($15). Age recommendation: All ages. Cost: Fee. Pre-register: No. Phone: 360-956-0818. Email: irutherford@hocm.org. Saturday, April 27, 2019, 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM. Hands On Children's Museum 414 Jefferson Street NE Olympia, WA.

Science Dome Children's Show

South Sound Held every Saturday at 12:30 and 2 p.m. each week explores a different theme in this interactive show for kids ages 3 to 12. $6 per child, free for accompanying adults. Age recommendation: Preschool. Elementary School. Middle School. Cost: Fee. Phone: 253-964-6440. Saturday, April 27, 2019, 12:30 PM – 1:30 PM. Pierce College Science Dome 9401 Farwest Drive S.W. Lakewood WA 98498. For more info visit wp.pierce.ctc.edu.

Adventures of Reading Magic Show

Seattle Area Enjoy a 45-minute interactive stage magic show about the magic of reading. Magician Raymond combines comedy magic, stage illusions, storytelling and lots of audience participation to engage and entertain kids of all ages. After the show all the kids will learn a magic trick. Shows at 1 p.m. and 2:30 p.m. Performance Type: Theater. Age recommendation: All ages. Cost: FREE. Pre-register: No. Email: Seattlemagicshow@gmail.com. Saturday, April 27, 2019, 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM. Seattle Center House Theater 305 Harrison St. Seattle, WA.

Get Crafty Saturdays

Eastside Enjoy a fun arts activity every Saturday in the Museum Forum. These drop-in art activities are directly connected to exhibitions, and are carefully planned to inspire creativity, and promote cooperation and learning. Ages 4 to 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, April 27, 2019, 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM. Bellevue Arts Museum 510 Bellevue Way N.E. Bellevue WA 98004. For more info visit www.bellevuearts.org.

Miss Nelson is Missing! A Musical

Eastside See a play about a class of misbehaved children whose teacher goes missing and leaves the class with a scary substitute. Part of the Theater for Young Audiences series. 1 and 3 p.m. weekends through Apr. 27. $12. Families with young children are encouraged to attend the all-ages show on Sundays. Performance Type: Theater. Age recommendation: Elementary School. Cost: Fee. Pre-register: Yes. Phone: 425-881-6777. Saturday, April 27, 2019, 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM. SecondStory Repertory 7325 166th AVE NE Suite F250 Redmond, WA 98052. For more info visit www.secondstoryrepertory.org.

Weekend Playshop

Eastside Get your hands and brain busy building and creating during this drop-in activity time. For ages 5 and older. Included with admission, $3-$12.50. Age recommendation: Preschool. Elementary School. Cost: Fee. Pre-register: No. Phone: 425-637-8100. Email: info@kidsquestmuseum.org. Saturday, April 27, 2019, 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM. KidsQuest Children's Museum 1116 108th Ave NE Bellevue, WA 98004. For more info visit www.kidsquestmuseum.org.

Family Nature Walk

South Sound Explore Tacoma's Parks during this naturalist-led walk. Discover amazing plants and animals and how they adapt to the seasons. Walks are organized and led by Tacoma Nature Center staff. Not recommended for strollers or children under 3. Pre-registration is required. These events are FREE but space is limited. You may sign up online or by calling the Tacoma Nature Center at (253) 591-6439. Age recommendation: Preschool. Elementary School. Middle School. High School. Cost: FREE. Pre-register: Yes. Phone: 253-591-6439. Saturday, April 27, 2019, 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM. Wapato Hills Park Tacoma, WA. For more info visit www.metroparkstacoma.org.

Family Wild Walks: Fun in the Forest

Seattle Area Bring the whole family for an hour and half themed walk. Stop along the way for games, hands-on activities and learning geared toward children ages 2 to 12. Tour groups gather in front of the Graham Visitors Center at 1:15pm to start our tour at 1:30pm. Space is limited. Age recommendation: All ages. Cost: FREE. Pre-register: No. Saturday, April 27, 2019, 1:30 PM – 3:00 PM. Washington Park Arboretum Graham Visitors Center 2300 Arboretum Dr E Seattle, WA 98112. For more info visit botanicgardens.uw.edu.

Ballard Locks Free Tour

Seattle Area Free public scheduled walking tours start at the Visitor Center and last about an hour. You can join a tour anytime. If you have a group larger than 10, contact the visitor center prior to arrival. 2 p.m. Thursday through Monday. Age recommendation: All ages. Cost: FREE. Phone: 206-783-7059. Saturday, April 27, 2019, 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM. Hiram M. Chittenden Locks 3015 N.W. 54th St. Seattle WA 98107. For more info visit ballardlocks.org.

Balloonacy

Seattle Area “It’s never too late to re-discover the unbridled joy of play.” In this wordless, situational comedy, The Old Man, who lives alone, prepares to celebrate his birthday. To his surprise, the solitary festivities are interrupted when a playful Red Balloon floats into his apartment, shaking up his normal routine. The Balloon teases and delights the Old Man, reminding him the power of play, laughter, and friendship. Through spectacular physical comedy in the tradition of Charlie Chaplin, the two enjoy a surprising number of adventures. By Barry Kornhauser; Directed by Rita Giomi. ​Tickets start at $15. Please check website or call for more information. Performance Type: Theater. Age recommendation: Toddler. Preschool. Elementary School. Cost: Fee. Phone: 206-441-3322. Email: tickets@sct.org. Saturday, April 27, 2019, 2:00 PM – 2:40 PM. Seattle Children's Theatre 201 Thomas St. Seattle, WA 98109. For more info visit www.sct.org.

Opera Sing-Along: Carmen

Seattle Area Here's a fun opportunity to introduce the kids to opera. You'll sing along to some of Carmen's iconic music with Seattle Opera soloists! Novices and seasoned choristers alike are welcome to join the fun. No prior musical experience is required. This event is open to all, and youth and families are encouraged to attend. Age recommendation: All ages. Cost: FREE. Pre-register: No. Phone: 206-389-7676. Saturday, April 27, 2019, 2:00 PM – 3:30 PM. Seattle Opera 363 Mercer St. Seattle, WA 98109. For more info visit www.seattleopera.org.

Spring Carnival and Plant Sale

Seattle Area This spring carnival brings together local neighborhoods for an afternoon of family friendly fun with games and activities for ages 0-8. Face painting, a balloon twister, silent auction, food trucks and desserts, and much more. $10 suggested donation. Age recommendation: Toddler. Preschool. Cost: Fee. Pre-register: No. Phone: 206-348-2002. Email: woodlandparkfundraiser@gmail.com. Saturday, April 27, 2019, 2:00 PM – 5:00 PM. Woodland Park Cooperative School 717 N 36th Stree Seattle WA 98103.

Exile Lord of Rama / What About Us

Eastside Enjoy an evening of two one-act plays. "Lord Rama" is a classic tale told with dance and the passion of India. "What About Us" examines the timely topics impacting today's young people.  "Lord Rama" is suitable for all ages, while "What About Us" includes material that may not be suitable for those under 10 years old.  Audience members attending "Lord Rama" will be able to leave at intermission. $15. Performance Type: Theater. Age recommendation: Elementary School. Middle School. High School. Cost: Fee. Phone: 425-452-7155. Email: BYT@bellevuewa.gov. Saturday, April 27, 2019, 2:00 PM. Bellevue Youth Theatre 16051 NE Tenth St. Bellevue ,WA 98008. For more info visit parks.bellevuewa.gov.

Family Discovery Series: Spring Into Nature

Eastside As the seasons change, so does nature. Many creatures, big and small, are emerging from their long winter’s nap in search of food and friends.  Branches and shrubs are coming to life.  Learn more about the plants and animals that indicate the first signs of spring. Best for children ages 5 to 10. Please RSVP. Age recommendation: Elementary School. Cost: FREE. Pre-register: Yes. Phone: 425-452-2565. Email: MSEEC@bellevuewa.gov. Saturday, April 27, 2019, 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM. Mercer Slough Environmental Education Center 1625 118th Ave SE Bellevue, WA 98005. For more info visit parks.bellevuewa.gov.

Science Dome Children's Show

South Sound Held every Saturday at 12:30 and 2 p.m. each week explores a different theme in this interactive show for kids ages 3 to 12. $6 per child, free for accompanying adults. Age recommendation: Preschool. Elementary School. Middle School. Cost: Fee. Phone: 253-964-6440. Saturday, April 27, 2019, 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM. Pierce College Science Dome 9401 Farwest Drive S.W. Lakewood WA 98498. For more info visit wp.pierce.ctc.edu.

Coppélia

Eastside Enjoy a weekend of performances featuring a full-length ballet of Coppélia, retold by Artistic Director, Gillmer Duran, in partnership with Seattle Robotics Society. 7 p.m. April 25 (dress rehearsal) and April 26, 11a.m. and 2:30 p.m. April 27-28. $10-$45. Performance Type: Dance. Age recommendation: All ages. Cost: Fee. Phone: 425-228-6800. Saturday, April 27, 2019, 2:30 PM. Meydenbauer Center 11100 N.E. Sixth St. Bellevue WA 98004. For more info visit www.evergreencityballet.org.

Family Treasure Cruise

Seattle Area Yarr! Swashbucklers of all ages are invited to join this band of merry pirates aboard Queen Anne’s Revenge for a fully interactive pirate experience on this cruise around Lake Union. Search for treasure and adventure, play games, fire the water cannon and learn to talk like a pirate. Each child will receive their choice of one item from the ship’s treasure chest. $29, $25 kids and seniors, $10 2 and younger. Arrive at Lake Union Park at least 30 minutes prior to boarding. Total experience approximately 1 hour 30 minutes. Book ahead; schedule is subject to change. Age recommendation: Toddler. Preschool. Elementary School. Cost: Fee. Pre-register: Yes. Phone: 206-639-8689. Email: emeraldcitypirates@gmail.com. Saturday, April 27, 2019, 3:00 PM – 4:30 PM. Lake Union Park 860 Terry Ave N Seattle, WA 98109.

Kids' Concert with Seattle Festival Orchestra

Seattle Area This Seattle Festival Orchestra concert is great for a younger audience.  During intermissions, take a photo with the orchestra or try out a musical instrument in the instrument petting zoo featuring the Woodwind family. $14-$18. Performance Type: Music. Age recommendation: All ages. Infant. Toddler. Preschool. Elementary School. Middle School. High School. Cost: Fee. Pre-register: No. Email: winds@seattlefestivalorchestra.org. Saturday, April 27, 2019, 3:00 PM – 4:30 PM. Faith Lutheran Church 8208 18th Ave NE Seattle, WA 98115. For more info visit www.seattlefestivalorchestra.org.

Seattle Festival Orchestra: Saint-Saens Organ Symphony

Seattle Area Enjoy pieces by Dvorak, Weber, and Saint-Saens. With a Bassoon solo and a piece that features the Organ, there will be something interesting for even the most seasoned symphony goer. During this family friendly concert, children learn how to conduct and give it a try at the "orchestra" photo booth. $18, $14 seniors and youth. Performance Type: Music. Age recommendation: All ages. Cost: Fee. Email: info@seattlefestivalorchestra.org. Saturday, April 27, 2019, 3:00 PM – 5:00 PM. Faith Lutheran Church 8208 18th Ave NE Seattle, WA 98115. For more info visit www.seattlefestivalorchestra.org.

Miss Nelson is Missing! A Musical

Eastside See a play about a class of misbehaved children whose teacher goes missing and leaves the class with a scary substitute. Part of the Theater for Young Audiences series. 1 and 3 p.m. weekends through Apr. 27. $12. Families with young children are encouraged to attend the all-ages show on Sundays. Performance Type: Theater. Age recommendation: Elementary School. Cost: Fee. Pre-register: Yes. Phone: 425-881-6777. Saturday, April 27, 2019, 3:00 PM – 4:00 PM. SecondStory Repertory 7325 166th AVE NE Suite F250 Redmond, WA 98052. For more info visit www.secondstoryrepertory.org.

México Diverso

South Sound Ballet Folklorico company Bailadores de Bronce joins Trío Guadalevín in celebrating Mexican culture. The performance is packed with brilliant energy, mesmerizing movement and compositions crisscrossing traditional styles. $12-$39. Performance Type: Dance. Age recommendation: Elementary School. Middle School. High School. Cost: Fee. Pre-register: Yes. Phone: 253-591-5890. Saturday, April 27, 2019, 3:00 PM. Pantages Theater 901 Broadway Tacoma, WA 98402. For more info visit www.tacomaartslive.org.

The Nature of Poetry

Eastside Celebrate STEM poetry written by African American poets and explore the theme of nature and how it inspired the poets to express their love for the seasons, the oceans, the trees, and flowers. The workshop also includes guided writing activities to help students write about their favorite things in nature. For children in grades 4 to 12. Cost: FREE. Age recommendation: Elementary School. Middle School. High School. Phone: 425-277-1831. Saturday, April 27, 2019, 3:30 PM – 4:30 PM. Renton Highlands Library 2801 NE 10th St Renton, WA 98056. For more info visit kcls.bibliocommons.com.

Wakhtiyo Sheeko Oo Soomali Ah (Somali Story Time)

The Seattle Public Library Where: Lake City Branch. Room Location: Meeting Room. Audience: Kids & Families. Language: Soomaali. Summary: Fadlan Keen Caruurtaada Si Ay U Qaataan Waqti Xiiso leh, Iyo Sheeko Xariiro Ku Bixi Doonta Afka Soomaaliaga. Story Time Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Story times are some of our most popular events! Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Translation: It is Somali Story Time at the New Holly Branch! Bring your children to enjoy stories, rhymes and fun in Somali. More Children's Programs: https://www.spl.org/programs-and-services/kids-and-families/kids-and-families-calendar. Contact Info: Lake City Branch. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. 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, April 27, 2019, 4:00 PM – 4:30 PM.

High School Musical, Jr.

Eastside This upbeat musical brings the halls of high school to life, complete with humor, heartache and a pop-rock score. $15-$20. Various times through April 23. Performance Type: Theater. Age recommendation: All ages. Cost: Fee. Phone: 425-392-2202. Saturday, April 27, 2019, 4:00 PM. Village Theatre 303 Front St. N. Issaquah WA 98027. For more info visit villagetheatre.org.

Balloonacy

Seattle Area “It’s never too late to re-discover the unbridled joy of play.” In this wordless, situational comedy, The Old Man, who lives alone, prepares to celebrate his birthday. To his surprise, the solitary festivities are interrupted when a playful Red Balloon floats into his apartment, shaking up his normal routine. The Balloon teases and delights the Old Man, reminding him the power of play, laughter, and friendship. Through spectacular physical comedy in the tradition of Charlie Chaplin, the two enjoy a surprising number of adventures. By Barry Kornhauser; Directed by Rita Giomi. ​Tickets start at $15. Please check website or call for more information. Performance Type: Theater. Age recommendation: Toddler. Preschool. Elementary School. Cost: Fee. Phone: 206-441-3322. Email: tickets@sct.org. Saturday, April 27, 2019, 4:30 PM – 5:10 PM. Seattle Children's Theatre 201 Thomas St. Seattle, WA 98109. For more info visit www.sct.org.

The Diary of Anne Frank

Seattle Area “In spite of everything, I still believe that people are really good at heart.” This sobering true story of eight people living in hiding in Nazi-occupied Holland during World War II, as seen through the eyes of 13-year-old Anne Frank, comes to SCT as a co-production with Indiana Repertory Theatre. Anne’s words reach out to us over the generations, inspiring us to never forget, to never give up on the power and goodness of the human spirit, and to always “fill life with living.” By Frances Goodrich and Albert Hackett; Adapted by Wendy Kesselman; Directed by Janet Allen. Tickets start at $20. Please call or check website for details. Performance Type: Theater. Age recommendation: Middle School. High School. Cost: Fee. Phone: 206-441-3322. Email: tickets@sct.org. Saturday, April 27, 2019, 4:30 PM – 6:45 PM. Seattle Children's Theatre 201 Thomas St. Seattle, WA 98109. For more info visit www.sct.org.

Procession of the Species Celebration

South Sound Parade of costumed participants and floats celebrates relationships between people and the natural world. Join in as long as you observe the three rules (see online). Age recommendation: All ages. Cost: FREE. Saturday, April 27, 2019, 4:30 PM. Cherry Street and Legion Avenue Olympia WA 98501. For more info visit www.procession.org.

Wakhtiyo Sheeko Oo Soomali Ah (Somali Story Time)

The Seattle Public Library Where: Rainier Beach Branch. Room Location: Children's Area. Audience: Kids & Families. Language: Soomaali. Summary: Fadlan Keen Caruurtaada Si Ay U Qaataan Waqti Xiiso leh, Iyo Sheeko Xariiro Ku Bixi Doonta Afka Soomaaliaga. Story Time Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Story times are some of our most popular events! Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. More Children's Programs: https://www.spl.org/programs-and-services/kids-and-families/kids-and-families-calendar. Contact Info: Rainier Beach Branch. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. 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, April 27, 2019, 5:00 PM – 5:30 PM.

Family Science Night: Mystery at the Museum

Seattle Area Visit exhibits after hours, perform hands-on experiments, and learn something new. Tonight, examine a crime scene, collect clues, extract DNA and identify suspects. Can your team solve the mystery? End the evening with a cold treat made with liquid nitrogen. Geared towards grades K through 5, but kids outside of this age group can join. $36 per adult and child pair, free ages 3 and younger. Pre-register. Age recommendation: Preschool. Elementary School. Cost: Fee. Pre-register: Yes. Phone: 206-443-2925. Email: edprograms@pacsci.org. Saturday, April 27, 2019, 5:30 PM – 8:30 PM. Pacific Science Center 200 Second Ave. N. Seattle WA 98109. For more info visit www.pacificsciencecenter.org.

Ventriloquist and Singer Darci Lynne

Seattle Area See a performance by ventriloquist and singer Darci Lynne -- she's one of NBC's "America's Got Talent" youngest winners. Tickets start at $28. Performance Type: Other Performances. Age recommendation: Elementary School. Middle School. High School. Cost: Fee. Pre-register: Yes. Phone: 800-745-3000. Saturday, April 27, 2019, 7:00 PM. The Moore Theatre 1932 2nd Ave Seattle, WA 98101. For more info visit www.darcilynne.com.

Exile Lord of Rama / What About Us

Eastside Enjoy an evening of two one-act plays. "Lord Rama" is a classic tale told with dance and the passion of India. "What About Us" examines the timely topics impacting today's young people.  "Lord Rama" is suitable for all ages, while "What About Us" includes material that may not be suitable for those under 10 years old.  Audience members attending "Lord Rama" will be able to leave at intermission. $15. Performance Type: Theater. Age recommendation: Elementary School. Middle School. High School. Cost: Fee. Phone: 425-452-7155. Email: BYT@bellevuewa.gov. Saturday, April 27, 2019, 7:00 PM. Bellevue Youth Theatre 16051 NE Tenth St. Bellevue ,WA 98008. For more info visit parks.bellevuewa.gov.

Devi

Seattle Area Watch a performance about a girl who was raised illiterate, married and abandoned at age 12, then kidnapped at 17, Prafulya embodies the struggles of a girl born to poverty in 1800s India until a chance encounter changes her life forever. Devi is the story of a woman who rises to power against the rule of the British, quickly becoming the de facto ruler of the land, or The Devi (Goddess) Chaudhurani (Holder of the Land). This production is presented in English and features eight Indian dance forms and 45 performers. There are no audience age restrictions for this production, however it does contain some violence, intimate scenes and adult language. Tickets range from $30-$45. Performance Type: Dance. Age recommendation: Middle School. High School. Cost: Fee. Pre-register: Yes. Email: Showsite@pratidhwani.org. Saturday, April 27, 2019, 7:30 PM – 9:50 PM. ACT Theatre 700 Union St, Seattle, WA 98101. For more info visit acttheatre.org.

Inter-Generational Family Nature Walk

Seattle Area Experienced birders and naturalists lead this inter-generational nature walk on the 4th Saturday of each month. Participate in new, hands-on exploration activities during your walk. Binoculars provided. Free for all ages to attend. Pre-registration required. Age recommendation: All ages. Cost: FREE. Phone: 206-386-9106. Saturday, April 27, 2019, 7:30 PM – 8:30 PM. Magnuson Children's Garden NE 74th St Seattle, WA 98115. For more info visit www.magnusonchildrensgarden.org.

High School Musical, Jr.

Eastside This upbeat musical brings the halls of high school to life, complete with humor, heartache and a pop-rock score. $15-$20. Various times through April 23. Performance Type: Theater. Age recommendation: All ages. Cost: Fee. Phone: 425-392-2202. Saturday, April 27, 2019, 7:30 PM. Village Theatre 303 Front St. N. Issaquah WA 98027. For more info visit villagetheatre.org.

Stargazing

South Sound Learn how to navigate by the North Star, the Big Dipper and other constellations. The Potlatch programs are appropriate for all ages, though children must be accompanied by an adult. A Discover Pass is required for day-use parking at Potlatch State Park. Age recommendation: All ages. Cost: FREE. Pre-register: No. Saturday, April 27, 2019, 9:00 PM. Potlatch State Park 21020 US-101 Shelton, WA 98584. For more info visit parks.state.wa.us.