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¡Hora de cuentos! (Spanish Story Time)

The Seattle Public Library Where: Central Library. Room Location: Level 1 - Anne Marie Gault Story Hour Room. Audience: Kids & Families. Language: Español. Summary: ¡Es una hora de cuentos para los niños y sus familias! (It's story time at the Central Library!). Description: Niños y sus familias están invitados a celebrar cuentos, canciones, y jugeos divertidos en español. Story Time Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Story times are some of our most popular events! Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. More Children's Programs: http://www.spl.org/audiences/children/chi-calendar-of-events. Contact Info: *Central Library Children's Desk. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Cost: FREE. Event provided by: The Seattle Public Library. Monday, September 24, 2018, 10:30 AM – 11:00 AM.

Children’s Story Time

The Seattle Public Library Where: Capitol Hill Branch. Room Location: Meeting Room. Audience: Kids & Families. Language: English. Summary: It is story time at the Capitol Hill branch! Bring your children to enjoy stories, rhymes, songs, crafts and fun with our children's librarian. Story Time Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Story times are some of our most popular events! Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. More Children's Programs: http://www.spl.org/audiences/children/chi-calendar-of-events. Contact Info: Capitol Hill Branch. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Cost: FREE. Event provided by: The Seattle Public Library. Monday, September 24, 2018, 10:30 AM – 11:00 AM.

Family Story Time at the Lamb of God Church

The Seattle Public Library Where: Lake City Branch. Non-Library Location: Other. Address: Lamb of God Church 12509 27th Ave NE Seattle, WA 98125. Audience: Kids & Families. Language: English. Summary: It is story time at the Lamb of God Church. Bring your children from birth through 6 years old to enjoy stories, rhymes, songs crafts and fun with our children's librarian. Story Time Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Story times are some of our most popular events! Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. More Children's Programs: http://www.spl.org/audiences/children/chi-calendar-of-events. Contact Info: Quick Information. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Cost: FREE. Event provided by: The Seattle Public Library. Monday, September 24, 2018, 10:30 AM – 12:00 PM.

CANCELED - Firefighter Story Time

The Seattle Public Library Where: Rainier Beach Branch. Room Location: Children's Area. Audience: Kids & Families. Language: English. Summary: It is story time at the Rainier Beach Branch! Bring your preschoolers and toddlers to enjoy stories, rhymes, songs and fun with Seattle firefighters. Description: Seattle firefighters will read books about fire safety and display some of their firefighting equipment. Story Time Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Story times are some of our most popular events! Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. More Children's Programs: http://www.spl.org/audiences/children/chi-calendar-of-events. Contact Info: 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. Monday, September 24, 2018, 10:30 AM – 11:00 AM.

Baby Story Time

The Seattle Public Library Where: Ballard Branch. Room Location: Miriam Twitchell Alberg and Thomas A. Alberg Meeting Room. Audience: Kids & Families. Language: English. Summary: It is story time at the Ballard branch library! Bring your lap babies to enjoy tummy time, stories, rhymes, songs and fun with our children's librarian. Story Time Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Story times are some of our most popular events! Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. More Children's Programs: http://www.spl.org/audiences/children/chi-calendar-of-events. Contact Info: 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. Monday, September 24, 2018, 12:00 PM – 12:30 PM.

Baby Story Time

The Seattle Public Library Where: Ballard Branch. Room Location: Miriam Twitchell Alberg and Thomas A. Alberg Meeting Room. Audience: Kids & Families. Language: English. Summary: It is story time at the Ballard branch library! Bring your lap babies to enjoy tummy time, stories, rhymes, songs and fun with our children's librarian. Story Time Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Story times are some of our most popular events! Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. More Children's Programs: http://www.spl.org/audiences/children/chi-calendar-of-events. Contact Info: 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. Monday, September 24, 2018, 12:45 PM – 1:15 PM.

Library Play Time

The Seattle Public Library Where: Magnolia Branch. Room Location: Jim Thixton and Carol Bennett Thixton Meeting Room. Audience: Kids & Families. Language: English. Summary: Bring your children to the library to play, read and meet other families. Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Contact Info: Magnolia Branch. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Cost: FREE. Event provided by: The Seattle Public Library. Monday, September 24, 2018, 3:00 PM – 5:00 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 for Children, Homework Help for Teens. 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. Monday, September 24, 2018, 4:00 PM – 7:30 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: Student Success. 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. Monday, September 24, 2018, 4:30 PM – 7:30 PM.

Homework Help

The Seattle Public Library Where: Rainier Beach 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: 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. Monday, September 24, 2018, 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. Monday, September 24, 2018, 4:30 PM – 7:30 PM.

Homework Help

The Seattle Public Library Where: Broadview 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: 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. Monday, September 24, 2018, 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. Monday, September 24, 2018, 4:30 PM – 6:30 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. Monday, September 24, 2018, 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. Monday, September 24, 2018, 4:30 PM – 6:30 PM.

Free Admission at PlayDate SEA

Seattle Area Enjoy free admission every Monday starting at 5 p.m. Age recommendation: All ages. Cost: FREE. Phone: 206-623-7529. Monday, September 24, 2018, 5:00 PM – 8:00 PM. PlayDate SEA 1275 Mercer St. Seattle WA 98109. For more info visit www.playdatesea.com.

Homework Help

The Seattle Public Library Where: NewHolly 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: 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. Monday, September 24, 2018, 5:30 PM – 7:00 PM.

Baby Story Time

The Seattle Public Library Where: Green Lake Branch. Room Location: Mary Alice Cooley Meeting Room. Audience: Kids & Families. Language: English. Summary: It is story time at the Green Lake 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: http://www.spl.org/audiences/children/chi-calendar-of-events. Contact Info: Green Lake 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. Monday, September 24, 2018, 6:30 PM – 7:30 PM.

Family 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 preschoolers and toddlers to enjoy stories, rhymes, songs and fun with our children's librarian. Story Time Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Story times are some of our most popular events! Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. More Children's Programs: http://www.spl.org/audiences/children/chi-calendar-of-events. Contact Info: 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. Monday, September 24, 2018, 6:30 PM – 7:00 PM.

中文故事会 (Mandarin Chinese Story Time)

The Seattle Public Library Where: University Branch. Room Location: Meeting Room. 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!). Story Time Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Story times are some of our most popular events! Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. More Children's Programs: http://www.spl.org/audiences/children/chi-calendar-of-events. Contact Info: University Branch. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Cost: FREE. Event provided by: The Seattle Public Library. Monday, September 24, 2018, 6:45 PM – 7:15 PM.

Family Story Time

The Seattle Public Library Where: Queen Anne Branch. Audience: Kids & Families. Language: English. Summary: It is story time at the Queen Anne Branch! Bring your preschoolers and toddlers to enjoy stories, rhymes, songs and fun with our children's librarian. Story Time Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Story times are some of our most popular events! Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. More Children's Programs: http://www.spl.org/audiences/children/chi-calendar-of-events. Contact Info: Queen Anne Branch. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Cost: FREE. Event provided by: The Seattle Public Library. Monday, September 24, 2018, 6:45 PM – 7:15 PM.

Pajamarama! Evening Family Story Time

Seattle Area Get the week off to a great start: bring your little ones to the library for their bedtime stories! Enjoy rhymes, songs and surprises especially for preschoolers and their families. Each week we will end story time with a simple craft or other fun activity. Jammies and teddy bears welcome! Ages 3 to 6 with adult, families welcome. Cost: FREE. Age recommendation: All ages. Preschool. Phone: 206-362-7550. Pre-register: No. Monday, September 24, 2018, 6:45 PM – 7:30 PM. Shoreline Library 345 NE 175th Shoreline, WA 98155.

Spanish Playgroup/Grupo de Juego en Español

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. This playgroup is for native and basic Spanish-speaking families. Participation in all playgroups is free and requires no prior registration – you can drop in. A FamilyWorks staff member or volunteer facilitates our playgroups. 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. Tuesday, September 25, 2018, 10:00 AM – 11:30 AM. FamilyWorks Family Resource Center 1501 N. 45th St. Seattle WA 98103. For more info visit www.familyworksseattle.org.

Baby Story Time

The Seattle Public Library Where: West Seattle Branch. Room Location: Meeting Room. Audience: Kids & Families. Language: English. Summary: Come to Baby Story Time at West Seattle Branch! This fun, four-session program builds Early Literacy skills through books, songs & play. For infants ages 4 - 12 months (sorry, older sibs need to stay at home). Story Time Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Story times are some of our most popular events! Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. More Children's Programs: http://www.spl.org/audiences/children/chi-calendar-of-events. Contact Info: West Seattle Branch. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Cost: FREE. Event provided by: The Seattle Public Library. Tuesday, September 25, 2018, 10:30 AM – 11:30 AM.

Baby 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 babies ages 0-12 months to enjoy stories, rhymes, songs and fun with our children's librarian. Story Time Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Story times are some of our most popular events! Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. More Children's Programs: http://www.spl.org/audiences/children/chi-calendar-of-events. Contact Info: Southwest Branch. Contact: Amanda Hua. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Cost: FREE. Event provided by: The Seattle Public Library. Tuesday, September 25, 2018, 10:30 AM – 11:00 AM.

Kaleidoscope Play & Learn

The Seattle Public Library Where: Rainier Beach Branch. Room Location: Meeting Room. Audience: Kids & Families. Language: English. Summary: The Kaleidoscope play & learn group provides a fun and age-appropriate learning environment for children ages birth to 5. Description: Children listen to stories, sing songs and do simple arts and crafts with their caregivers during the group time. There is also play time for children to explore various toys and play activities. Free play and circle time from 10:30 a.m. - 11:45 a.m. Caregivers are encouraged to bring a lunch or snack and eat together from 11:45 - noon. Story Time Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Story times are some of our most popular events! Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. More Children's Programs: http://www.spl.org/audiences/children/chi-calendar-of-events. Contact Info: Rainier Beach Branch. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Cost: FREE. Event provided by: The Seattle Public Library. Tuesday, September 25, 2018, 10:30 AM – 12:00 PM.

Toddler Story Time

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 toddlers to enjoy stories, rhymes, songs and fun with our children's librarian. Story Time Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Story times are some of our most popular events! Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. More Children's Programs: http://www.spl.org/audiences/children/chi-calendar-of-events. Contact Info: Beacon Hill Branch. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Cost: FREE. Event provided by: The Seattle Public Library. Tuesday, September 25, 2018, 10:30 AM – 11:00 AM.

Toddler Story Time

The Seattle Public Library Where: Douglass-Truth Branch. Room Location: The Gayton Family Meeting Room. Audience: Kids & Families. Language: English. Summary: It is story time at Douglass-Truth! Bring your preschoolers and toddlers to enjoy stories, rhymes, songs and fun with our children's librarian. Story Time Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Story times are some of our most popular events! Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. More Children's Programs: http://www.spl.org/audiences/children/chi-calendar-of-events. Contact Info: 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. Tuesday, September 25, 2018, 10:30 AM – 11:00 AM.

StoryTime for Kids

Seattle Area Enjoy dramatic readings of the best in new and classic kids books followed by activities and entertainment. Recommended for ages 3 to 7. Age recommendation: Toddler. Preschool. Elementary School. Cost: FREE. Phone: 206-634-3400. Tuesday, September 25, 2018, 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM. University Book Store 4326 University Way N.E. Seattle WA 98105. For more info visit www.ubookstore.com.

¡Hora de cuentos! (Spanish Story Time)

The Seattle Public Library Where: Northgate Branch. Room Location: Meeting Room. Audience: Kids & Families. Language: Español. Summary: Es una hora de cuentos para los niños en la biblioteca de Northgate Branch! Description: Traiga a sus niños a la biblioteca de Northgate Branch para que disfruten escuchando cuentos, rimas y canciones en inglés y español. Story Time Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Story times are some of our most popular events! Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Translation: It is story time at the Northgate Branch! Bring your preschoolers and toddlers to enjoy stories, rhymes, songs and fun with our children's librarian. More Children's Programs: http://www.spl.org/audiences/children/chi-calendar-of-events. Contact Info: 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. Tuesday, September 25, 2018, 11:30 AM – 12:00 PM.

Baby Story Time

The Seattle Public Library Where: Central Library. Room Location: Level 1 - Anne Marie Gault Story Hour Room. Audience: Kids & Families. Language: English. Summary: It is story time at the Central Library! Bring your babies to enjoy stories, rhymes, songs and fun with our children's librarian. Suggested age: birth - 1 year. Story Time Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Story times are some of our most popular events! Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. More Children's Programs: http://www.spl.org/audiences/children/chi-calendar-of-events. Contact Info: *Central Library Children's Desk. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Cost: FREE. Event provided by: The Seattle Public Library. Tuesday, September 25, 2018, 12:00 PM – 12:30 PM.

Baby Story Time

The Seattle Public Library Where: Douglass-Truth Branch. Room Location: The Gayton Family Meeting Room. Audience: Kids & Families. Language: English. Summary: It is Baby Story Time at the Douglass-Truth Branch! Bring your babies (ages 0-12 months) to enjoy books, bouncing rhymes, movement, music and fun with our children's librarian, Ms. Lynn. Description: Then stay and play with age-appropriate toys. Story Time Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Story times are some of our most popular events! Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. More Children's Programs: http://www.spl.org/audiences/children/chi-calendar-of-events. Contact Info: Douglass-Truth Branch. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Cost: FREE. Event provided by: The Seattle Public Library. Tuesday, September 25, 2018, 1:00 PM – 1:45 PM.

Young Adult Drop-In

The Seattle Public Library Where: Central Library. Room Location: Level 3 - Starbucks Teen Center. Audience: Teens. Language: English. Summary: Teens and young adults! Come hang out, grab a snack, play some games and get connected with library and community resources during this no-pressure drop-in. Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Contact Info: *Central Library Teen Center. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Cost: FREE. Event provided by: The Seattle Public Library. Tuesday, September 25, 2018, 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM.

Japanese 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. This playgroup is run by Japanese-speaking volunteers. 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. Tuesday, September 25, 2018, 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM. FamilyWorks Family Resource Center 1501 N 45th St. Seattle WA 98103. For more info visit www.familyworksseattle.org.

Detective Cookie's Chess Club

The Seattle Public Library Where: Rainier Beach Branch. Room Location: Meeting Room. Audience: Kids & Families. Teens. Adults. Language: English. Summary: Children and teens, ages 7 and up, are invited to join the group. Family and community members are also welcome. Drop by to learn and play chess! Description: This urban chess club has been ongoing since 2007. New members are always welcome! Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Contact Info: Rainier Beach Branch. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Cost: FREE. Event provided by: The Seattle Public Library. Tuesday, September 25, 2018, 3:00 PM – 5:00 PM.

Homework Help

The Seattle Public Library Where: South Park 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: 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. Tuesday, September 25, 2018, 4:00 PM – 7:30 PM.

Homework Help

The Seattle Public Library Where: High Point 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: 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. Tuesday, September 25, 2018, 4:00 PM – 7:30 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: Student Success. 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. Tuesday, September 25, 2018, 4:30 PM – 7:30 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. Tuesday, September 25, 2018, 4:30 PM – 7:30 PM.

Homework Help

The Seattle Public Library Where: Broadview 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: 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. Tuesday, September 25, 2018, 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. Tuesday, September 25, 2018, 4:30 PM – 6:30 PM.

Homework Help

The Seattle Public Library Where: Rainier Beach 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: 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. Tuesday, September 25, 2018, 4:30 PM – 6:30 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. Tuesday, September 25, 2018, 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. Tuesday, September 25, 2018, 4:30 PM – 6:30 PM.

Pokemon League Night

Seattle Area Calling all players! Trading card game players at all levels are welcome. Come and learn the game basics and get the feel for competitive play. Play, trade and win prizes. Age recommendation: Elementary School. Middle School. High School. Cost: FREE. Pre-register: No. Tuesday, September 25, 2018, 5:00 PM – 7:00 PM. Top Ten Toys 120 N 85th St Seattle, WA 98103. For more info visit www.toptentoys.com.

¡Hora de cuentos! (Spanish Story Time)

The Seattle Public Library Where: South Park Branch. Room Location: The Satterberg Foundation Children's Area. Audience: Kids & Families. Language: Español. Summary: ¡Es una hora de cuentos para los niños y sus familias! (It's Spanish story time for children and their families!). Description: Niños y sus familias están invitados a celebrar cuentos, canciones, y juegos divertidos en español con las narradoras de cuentos infantiles Xiomara Melgar de El Salvador. ¡Gratis! Story Time Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Story times are some of our most popular events! Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. More Children's Programs: http://www.spl.org/audiences/children/chi-calendar-of-events. Contact Info: South Park Branch. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Cost: FREE. Event provided by: The Seattle Public Library. Tuesday, September 25, 2018, 6:30 PM – 7:00 PM.

Wakhtiyo Sheeko Oo Soomali Ah (Somali Story Time)

The Seattle Public Library Where: NewHolly Branch. Room Location: Meeting Room. Audience: 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 Rainier Beach Branch! Bring your children to enjoy stories, rhymes and fun in Somali. More Children's Programs: http://www.spl.org/audiences/children/chi-calendar-of-events. Contact Info: NewHolly Branch. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Cost: FREE. Event provided by: The Seattle Public Library. Tuesday, September 25, 2018, 6:30 PM – 7:00 PM.

Family Story Time

The Seattle Public Library Where: University Branch. Room Location: Meeting Room. Audience: Kids & Families. Language: English. Summary: It is story time at the University Branch! Bring your children to enjoy stories, rhymes, songs, and fun with our children's librarian, Ms. Kristin. Story Time Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Story times are some of our most popular events! Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. More Children's Programs: http://www.spl.org/audiences/children/chi-calendar-of-events. Contact Info: University Branch. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Cost: FREE. Event provided by: The Seattle Public Library. Tuesday, September 25, 2018, 6:45 PM – 7:15 PM.

Author Kazu Kibuishi

Seattle Area Kazu Kibuishi, talking about his most recent release Super Nova (Amulet #8). Kibuishi is the creator of the #1 New York Times bestselling Amulet series; the creator of Copper, a collection of his popular webcomic; and artist for the covers of the 15th anniversary paperback editions of the Harry Potter series. $26.85 admission for the family and includes one copy of the book. Age recommendation: Elementary School. Middle School. High School. Phone: 206-634-3400. Tuesday, September 25, 2018, 7:00 PM. University Temple United Methodist Church The Sanctuary 1415 N.E. 43rd St. Seattle WA 98105. For more info visit www.brownpapertickets.com.

Cirque Du Soleil VOLTA

Eastside Inspired by the adventurous spirit that fuels the culture of street sports, this show weaves acrobatics in a visually striking world. For ages 6 and older. Various dates and times through Nov. 4. Tickets start at $39. Performance Type: Theater. Age recommendation: Elementary School. Middle School. High School. Cost: Fee. Phone: 1-877-924-7783. Tuesday, September 25, 2018, 8:00 PM – 10:00 PM. Marymoor Park 6046 West Lake Sammamish Pkwy NE Redmond, WA 98052. For more info visit www.cirquedusoleil.com.

Free Admission with Canned Food Donation

Seattle Area Enjoy free admission to this indoor play space with the donation of two canned goods per child. Food and drinks available for purchase. Held on the last Wednesday of every month. Age recommendation: All ages. Cost: FREE. Phone: 206-623-7529. Wednesday, September 26, 2018, 9:00 AM – 8:00 PM. PlayDate SEA 1275 Mercer St. Seattle WA 98109. For more info visit www.playdatesea.com.

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

The Seattle Public Library Where: Beacon Hill Branch. Room Location: Friends of The Seattle Public Library Meeting Room. Audience: Kids & Families. Language: 中文. English. Summary: 幼兒樂園裡 孩子們可透過玩遊戲 英文兒歌敎唱 讀故事書 做簡易手工及玩各類玩具等不同的活動方式 達到啟蒙的目的並協助幼兒們提前適應將來入學的環境 且更可幚助幼兒學習到如何與別人分享及相處的經驗。而幼兒的照顧者更可藉此機會與社區內其他幼兒照顧者交換資訊及經驗並拓展人際關係. Story Time Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Story times are some of our most popular events! Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Translation: Children listen to stories, sing songs and do simple arts and crafts with their caregivers during the group time. There is also play time for children to explore various toys and play activities. Through this group children are being prepared for preschool and kindergarten learning environments, as well as building relationship with other children. Caregivers also build and strengthen connection and communication with their children, and connect with other caregivers in the community. The Kaleidoscope… More Children's Programs: http://www.spl.org/audiences/children/chi-calendar-of-events. 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. Wednesday, September 26, 2018, 10:00 AM – 11:30 AM.

Toddler Story Time

The Seattle Public Library Where: Greenwood Branch. Room Location: Meeting Room. Audience: Kids & Families. Language: English. Summary: It is Toddler Story Time at the Greenwood branch! Bring your toddlers to enjoy stories, rhymes, songs and fun with our children's librarian. Story Time Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Story times are some of our most popular events! Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. More Children's Programs: http://www.spl.org/audiences/children/chi-calendar-of-events. Contact Info: 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. Wednesday, September 26, 2018, 10:15 AM – 10:45 AM.

¡Hora de cuentos! (Spanish Story Time)

The Seattle Public Library Where: Columbia Branch. Room Location: The Weiland Family Meeting Room. Audience: Kids & Families. Language: Español. Summary: Es una hora de cuentos para los niños en la biblioteca de Columbia Branch! (It is Spanish story time at the Columbia Branch!). Description: Traiga a sus niños a la biblioteca de Columbia 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: http://www.spl.org/audiences/children/chi-calendar-of-events. 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. Wednesday, September 26, 2018, 10:30 AM – 11:00 AM.

Children’s Story Time

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, dancing, singing and parachute-play with our children's librarian, Ms. Lynn. Story Time Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Story times are some of our most popular events! Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. More Children's Programs: http://www.spl.org/audiences/children/chi-calendar-of-events. Contact Info: Douglass-Truth Branch. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Cost: FREE. Event provided by: The Seattle Public Library. Wednesday, September 26, 2018, 10:30 AM – 11:00 AM.

Family 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 the whole family to enjoy stories, rhymes, songs and fun with our children's librarian. Story Time Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Story times are some of our most popular events! Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. More Children's Programs: http://www.spl.org/audiences/children/chi-calendar-of-events. Contact Info: Southwest Branch. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Cost: FREE. Event provided by: The Seattle Public Library. Wednesday, September 26, 2018, 10:30 AM – 11:00 AM.

Kaleidoscope Play & Learn

The Seattle Public Library Where: Broadview Branch. Room Location: Meeting Room. Audience: Kids & Families. Language: English. Summary: Kaleidoscope play & learn offers a chance for children and their families to come play and have a good time. This group is open to children of all abilities, ages 18 months to 5 years old. Description: Children learn and explore through the use of art, music, toys and more. Families learn about their child's development and community resources available to them. Story Time Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Story times are some of our most popular events! Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. More Children's Programs: http://www.spl.org/audiences/children/chi-calendar-of-events. Contact Info: 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. Wednesday, September 26, 2018, 10:30 AM – 11:30 AM.

Preschool Story Time

The Seattle Public Library Where: West Seattle Branch. Room Location: Meeting Room. Audience: Kids & Families. Language: English. Summary: It's Preschool Story Time at the West Seattle Branch! Bring your preschoolers to enjoy stories, rhymes, songs and fun with our children's librarian. For children ages 3 - 5 years old. Story Time Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Story times are some of our most popular events! Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. More Children's Programs: http://www.spl.org/audiences/children/chi-calendar-of-events. Contact Info: West Seattle Branch. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Cost: FREE. Event provided by: The Seattle Public Library. Wednesday, September 26, 2018, 10:30 AM – 11:00 AM.

Toddler Story Time

The Seattle Public Library Where: Capitol Hill Branch. Room Location: Meeting Room. Audience: Kids & Families. Language: English. Summary: It is story time at the Capitol Hill branch! Bring your toddlers to enjoy stories, rhymes, songs, crafts and fun with our children's librarian. Story Time Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Story times are some of our most popular events! Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. More Children's Programs: http://www.spl.org/audiences/children/chi-calendar-of-events. Contact Info: Capitol Hill Branch. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Cost: FREE. Event provided by: The Seattle Public Library. Wednesday, September 26, 2018, 10:30 AM – 11:00 AM.

Toddler Story Time

The Seattle Public Library Where: Central Library. Room Location: Level 1 - Anne Marie Gault Story Hour Room. Audience: Kids & Families. Language: English. Summary: It is story time at the Central Library! Bring your toddlers to enjoy stories, rhymes, songs and fun with our children's librarian. Story Time Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Story times are some of our most popular events! Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. More Children's Programs: http://www.spl.org/audiences/children/chi-calendar-of-events. Contact Info: *Central Library Children's Desk. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Cost: FREE. Event provided by: The Seattle Public Library. Wednesday, September 26, 2018, 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. Wednesday, September 26, 2018, 10:30 AM – 12:00 PM. FamilyWorks Family Resource Center 1501 N. 45th St. Seattle WA 98103. For more info visit www.familyworksseattle.org.

Preschool Story Time

Seattle Area Books, rhymes, stories and songs just for preschoolers. Each week we will celebrate a different letter of the alphabet. This is a great way to get your child ready to read. Ages 3 to 6 with adult, siblings welcome. Cost: FREE. Age recommendation: Preschool. Phone: 206-362-7550. Pre-register: No. Wednesday, September 26, 2018, 10:30 AM – 11:00 AM. Shoreline Library 345 NE 175th Shoreline, WA 98155.

Family Story Time

The Seattle Public Library Where: Fremont Branch. Audience: Kids & Families. Language: English. Summary: It is story time at the Fremont Branch! Bring your preschoolers and toddlers to enjoy stories, rhymes, songs and fun with our children's librarian. Story Time Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Story times are some of our most popular events! Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. More Children's Programs: http://www.spl.org/audiences/children/chi-calendar-of-events. Contact Info: Fremont Branch. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Cost: FREE. Event provided by: The Seattle Public Library. Wednesday, September 26, 2018, 11:00 AM – 11:30 AM.

Top Ten Toys Story Time

Seattle Area Weekly story time in the toy store, all ages welcome, held Wednesdays at 11 a.m. Age recommendation: Preschool. Elementary School. Middle School. Cost: FREE. Pre-register: No. Phone: 206-782-0098. Wednesday, September 26, 2018, 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM. Top Ten Toys 120 N. 85th St. Seattle WA. For more info visit www.toptentoys.com.

Children's Story Time

The Seattle Public Library Where: Montlake Branch. Room Location: Don G. and Jane Markham Abel Meeting Room. Audience: Kids & Families. Language: English. Summary: It is story time at the Montlake 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: http://www.spl.org/audiences/children/chi-calendar-of-events. Contact Info: Montlake 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. Wednesday, September 26, 2018, 11:05 AM – 11:35 AM.

Family Story Time

The Seattle Public Library Where: Greenwood Branch. Room Location: Meeting Room. Audience: Kids & Families. Language: English. Summary: It is Family Story Time at the Greenwood Branch! Bring your children of all ages to enjoy stories, rhymes, songs and fun with our children's librarian. Story Time Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Story times are some of our most popular events! Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. More Children's Programs: http://www.spl.org/audiences/children/chi-calendar-of-events. Contact Info: Greenwood Branch. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Cost: FREE. Event provided by: The Seattle Public Library. Wednesday, September 26, 2018, 11:15 AM – 11:45 AM.

Preschool Story Time

The Seattle Public Library Where: South Park Branch. Room Location: The Satterberg Foundation Children's Area. Audience: Kids & Families. Language: English. Summary: It is preschool story time at the South Park Branch! Bring your preschoolers to enjoy stories, rhymes, songs and fun with our children's librarian, Miss Bea. Story Time Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Story times are some of our most popular events! Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. More Children's Programs: http://www.spl.org/audiences/children/chi-calendar-of-events. Contact Info: South Park Branch. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Cost: FREE. Event provided by: The Seattle Public Library. Wednesday, September 26, 2018, 11:15 AM – 11:45 AM.

Preschool Story Time

The Seattle Public Library Where: University Branch. Room Location: Meeting Room. Audience: Kids & Families. Language: English. Summary: It is story time at the University Branch! Bring your families and preschoolers to enjoy stories, rhymes, songs and fun with our children's librarian, Ms. Kristin. Story Time Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Story times are some of our most popular events! Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. More Children's Programs: http://www.spl.org/audiences/children/chi-calendar-of-events. Contact Info: University Branch. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Cost: FREE. Event provided by: The Seattle Public Library. Wednesday, September 26, 2018, 11:15 AM – 11:45 AM.

Toddler Story Time

The Seattle Public Library Where: Green Lake Branch. Room Location: Mary Alice Cooley Meeting Room. Audience: Kids & Families. Language: English. Summary: It is story time at the Green Lake 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: http://www.spl.org/audiences/children/chi-calendar-of-events. Contact Info: Green Lake 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. Wednesday, September 26, 2018, 11:15 AM – 12:15 PM.

Toddler Story Time

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 kids to enjoy stories, rhymes, songs and fun with our children's librarian. Story Time Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Story times are some of our most popular events! Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. More Children's Programs: http://www.spl.org/audiences/children/chi-calendar-of-events. Contact Info: Magnolia Branch. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Cost: FREE. Event provided by: The Seattle Public Library. Wednesday, September 26, 2018, 11:15 AM – 11:45 AM.

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: http://www.spl.org/audiences/children/chi-calendar-of-events. 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. Wednesday, September 26, 2018, 11:30 AM – 12:00 PM.

Waddler Story Time

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 kids to enjoy stories, rhymes, songs and fun with our children's librarian. Story Time Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Story times are some of our most popular events! Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. More Children's Programs: http://www.spl.org/audiences/children/chi-calendar-of-events. Contact Info: Magnolia Branch. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Cost: FREE. Event provided by: The Seattle Public Library. Wednesday, September 26, 2018, 12:00 PM – 12:30 PM.

Baby Story Time

The Seattle Public Library Where: Douglass-Truth Branch. Room Location: The Gayton Family Meeting Room. Audience: Kids & Families. Language: English. Summary: It is story time at Douglass-Truth! Bring your infants age 0-12 months to enjoy stories, rhymes, songs and fun with our children's librarian. Story Time Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Story times are some of our most popular events! Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. More Children's Programs: http://www.spl.org/audiences/children/chi-calendar-of-events. Contact Info: 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. Wednesday, September 26, 2018, 1:00 PM – 1:40 PM.

Baby Story Time

The Seattle Public Library Where: Beacon Hill Branch. Audience: Kids & Families. Language: English. Summary: It is Baby Story Time at the Beacon Hill branch! Babies 0-14 months enjoy rhymes, songs and parachute fun with our children's librarian (older sister and brother "helpers" are welcome). Story Time Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Story times are some of our most popular events! Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. More Children's Programs: http://www.spl.org/audiences/children/chi-calendar-of-events. Contact Info: 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. Wednesday, September 26, 2018, 1:30 PM – 2:30 PM.

Native Family Play and Learn

Seattle Area Come meet other Native Families with young children. Play on beach and in the woods. Learn Southern Puget Salish and practicing the Native Language. Age recommendation: Infant. Toddler. Cost: FREE. Phone: 206-694-1082. Email: eir@wccda.org. Wednesday, September 26, 2018, 1:30 PM – 3:30 PM. Seahurst Park 2220 S.W. Seahurst Park Road Burien, WA 98166. For more info visit www.wccda.org.

Japanese 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. This playgroup is run by Japanese-speaking volunteers. 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. Wednesday, September 26, 2018, 2:00 PM – 3:30 PM. FamilyWorks Family Resource Center 1501 N 45th St. Seattle WA 98103. For more info visit www.familyworksseattle.org.

Open Play at The PlayGarden

Seattle Area Drop by this beautiful, inclusive park for a fun afternoon of play with kids of all abilities. Expert staff are on site to lead activities and offer support as needed. Wednesdays 3 p.m. to 6 p.m.; Saturdays 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Open Play times are subject to occasional changes, so check the link below. Age recommendation: Toddler. Preschool. Elementary School. Cost: FREE. Pre-register: No. Phone: 206-325-5576. Email: info@childrensplaygarden.org. Wednesday, September 26, 2018, 3:00 PM – 6:00 PM. 1745 24th Ave. South Seattle, WA 98144. For more info visit www.childrensplaygarden.org.

Teen Space

The Seattle Public Library Where: Rainier Beach Branch. Room Location: Meeting Room. Audience: Teens. Language: English. Summary: Nothing to do after school? Got a little time on your hands? Well, come to the Rainier Beach Branch and hang out with your friends and other teens your age. Description: Nothing to do after school? Got a little time on your hands? Well, come to the Rainier Beach Branch and hang out with your friends and other teens your age. Play video games, board games, listen to music, talk and laugh out loud, and eat until the food runs out. This program is intended for middle and high school students between ages 12 and 18. Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. 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. Wednesday, September 26, 2018, 3:30 PM – 5:00 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. Wednesday, September 26, 2018, 3:30 PM – 7:30 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. Wednesday, September 26, 2018, 3:30 PM – 7:30 PM.

Homework Help

The Seattle Public Library Where: Rainier Beach 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: 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. Wednesday, September 26, 2018, 3:30 PM – 5:30 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 for Children, Homework Help for Teens. 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. Wednesday, September 26, 2018, 4:00 PM – 5:45 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. Wednesday, September 26, 2018, 4:30 PM – 6:30 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. Wednesday, September 26, 2018, 4:30 PM – 6:30 PM.

Story Time at Secret Garden books

Seattle Area Enjoy story time in the book store. Every once in awhile, the reader will be a local author/illustrator, or an author or illustrator on a national tour. Held Wednesdays at 4:30 p.m. Age recommendation: Elementary School. Middle School. Cost: FREE. Phone: 206-789-5006. Wednesday, September 26, 2018, 4:30 PM. Secret Garden Books 2214 N.W. Market St. Seattle WA 98107. For more info visit www.secretgardenbooks.com.

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. Wednesday, September 26, 2018, 6:00 PM – 7:30 PM.

Young Readers Society

Seattle Area Book club for kids ages 8 to 12 meets on the last Wednesday of the month. Kids only, no parents allowed. Enjoy pizza and discussion! Check the link below to find out the current book. Age recommendation: Elementary School. Middle School. Cost: FREE. Phone: 206-789-5006. Wednesday, September 26, 2018, 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM. Secret Garden Books 2214 N.W. Market St. Seattle WA 98107. For more info visit www.secretgardenbooks.com.

Pajamas & Puppets

The Seattle Public Library Where: Northeast Branch. Room Location: Meeting Room. Audience: Kids & Families. Language: English. Summary: It's time for pajamas and puppets at the Northeast Branch! Bring your preschoolers and toddlers to enjoy a puppet show -- along with stories, rhymes, songs and fun -- with our children's librarian. Description: Pajamas are welcome and encouraged! Story Time Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Story times are some of our most popular events! Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. More Children's Programs: http://www.spl.org/audiences/children/chi-calendar-of-events. Contact Info: Northeast Branch. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Cost: FREE. Event provided by: The Seattle Public Library. Wednesday, September 26, 2018, 7:00 PM – 7:30 PM.

Baskerville: A Sherlock Holmes Mystery

Seattle Area Sherlock Holmes is back and searching for clues to explain a mysterious death on a haunted moor. For ages 12 and older. Various dates and times through Oct. 20. $15 to $45. Performance Type: Theater. Age recommendation: Elementary School. Middle School. High School. Pre-register: Yes. Phone: 206-781-9707. Email: box@taproottheatre.org. Wednesday, September 26, 2018, 7:30 PM – 9:30 PM. Taproot Theater Company 204 N 85th St Seattle, WA 98103. For more info visit www.taproottheatre.org.

Cirque Du Soleil VOLTA

Eastside Inspired by the adventurous spirit that fuels the culture of street sports, this show weaves acrobatics in a visually striking world. For ages 6 and older. Various dates and times through Nov. 4. Tickets start at $39. Performance Type: Theater. Age recommendation: Elementary School. Middle School. High School. Cost: Fee. Phone: 1-877-924-7783. Wednesday, September 26, 2018, 8:00 PM – 10:00 PM. Marymoor Park 6046 West Lake Sammamish Pkwy NE Redmond, WA 98052. For more info visit www.cirquedusoleil.com.

Cirque Du Soleil VOLTA

Eastside Inspired by the adventurous spirit that fuels the culture of street sports, this show weaves acrobatics in a visually striking world. For ages 6 and older. Various dates and times through Nov. 4. Tickets start at $39. Performance Type: Theater. Age recommendation: Elementary School. Middle School. High School. Cost: Fee. Phone: 1-877-924-7783. Wednesday, September 26, 2018, 8:00 PM – 10:00 PM. Marymoor Park 6046 West Lake Sammamish Pkwy NE Redmond, WA 98052. For more info visit www.cirquedusoleil.com.

Family Nature Class: Bugs n' Slugs

Seattle Area Get outside with your preschooler and explore the natural world. Experience the UW Botanic Gardens using all five senses. Learning stations help children 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 1st child and caregiver; $8 for each additional child; Additional adults are free. Age recommendation: Toddler. Preschool. Cost: Fee. Pre-register: Yes. Phone: 206-685-8033. Email: uwbgeduc@uw.edu. Thursday, September 27, 2018, 9:30 AM – 11:30 AM. Washington Park Arboretum (Meet at the Graham Visitors Center) 2300 Arboretum Dr. E Seattle, WA 98112. For more info visit botanicgardens.uw.edu.

Toddler Story Time

The Seattle Public Library Where: Northgate Branch. Audience: Kids & Families. Language: English. Summary: It is toddler story time at the Northgate Branch! Join us to enjoy stories, rhymes, and songs with our children's librarian. 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: http://www.spl.org/audiences/children/chi-calendar-of-events. 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, September 27, 2018, 10:15 AM – 10:45 AM.

Children Story Time

The Seattle Public Library Where: Douglass-Truth Branch. Room Location: The Gayton Family Meeting Room. Audience: Kids & Families. Language: English. Summary: It is story time at Douglass-Truth! Bring your preschoolers and toddlers to enjoy stories, rhymes, songs and fun with our children's librarian. Story Time Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Story times are some of our most popular events! Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. More Children's Programs: http://www.spl.org/audiences/children/chi-calendar-of-events. Contact Info: 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, September 27, 2018, 10:30 AM – 11:00 AM.

Family Story Time

The Seattle Public Library Where: Greenwood Branch. Room Location: Meeting Room. Audience: Kids & Families. Language: English. Summary: It is Family Story Time at the Greenwood Branch! Bring your children of all ages to enjoy stories, rhymes, songs and fun with our children's librarian. Story Time Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Story times are some of our most popular events! Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. More Children's Programs: http://www.spl.org/audiences/children/chi-calendar-of-events. Contact Info: Greenwood Branch. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Cost: FREE. Event provided by: The Seattle Public Library. Thursday, September 27, 2018, 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 de for… 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: http://www.spl.org/audiences/children/chi-calendar-of-events. 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, September 27, 2018, 10:30 AM – 12:00 PM.

Preschool Story Time

The Seattle Public Library Where: Central Library. Room Location: Level 1 - Anne Marie Gault Story Hour Room. Audience: Kids & Families. Language: English. Summary: It is story time at the Central Library! Bring your preschoolers to enjoy stories, rhymes, songs and fun with our children's librarian. Story Time Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Story times are some of our most popular events! Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. More Children's Programs: http://www.spl.org/audiences/children/chi-calendar-of-events. Contact Info: *Central Library Children's Desk. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Cost: FREE. Event provided by: The Seattle Public Library. Thursday, September 27, 2018, 10:30 AM – 11:00 AM.

Preschool Story Time

The Seattle Public Library Where: Beacon Hill Branch. Room Location: Friends of The Seattle Public Library Meeting Room. Audience: Kids & Families. Language: English. Summary: It is story time at the Beacon Hill Branch! Bring your preschoolers to enjoy stories, rhymes, songs and fun with our children's librarian. Story Time Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Story times are some of our most popular events! Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. More Children's Programs: http://www.spl.org/audiences/children/chi-calendar-of-events. Contact Info: Beacon Hill Branch. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Cost: FREE. Event provided by: The Seattle Public Library. Thursday, September 27, 2018, 10:30 AM – 11:00 AM.

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 1-3 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: http://www.spl.org/audiences/children/chi-calendar-of-events. Contact Info: Southwest Branch. Contact: Amanda Hu. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Cost: FREE. Event provided by: The Seattle Public Library. Thursday, September 27, 2018, 10:30 AM – 11:00 AM.

Minimu 2

Farther Afield Families with toddlers (12 – 24 months) are invited to meet other families to share experiences, play together and learn from one another. Enjoy a special circle time and – this Thursday – have fun with music and movement activities. $8 per child/adult pair. Age recommendation: Infant. Toddler. Cost: FREE. Phone: 206-855-4650. Email: learnmore@kidimu.org. Thursday, September 27, 2018, 10:30 AM – 11:30 AM. Kids Discovery Museum 301 Ravine Lane N.E. Bainbridge Island WA 98110. For more info visit www.kidimu.org.

Drop-In Preschool Art

The Seattle Public Library Where: Delridge Branch. Room Location: Meeting Room. 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. 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, September 27, 2018, 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM.

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: 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: http://www.spl.org/audiences/children/chi-calendar-of-events. 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, September 27, 2018, 11:00 AM – 11:30 AM.

Children’s Story Time

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! Bring your children to enjoy stories, rhymes, songs, crafts and fun with our children's librarian. Story Time Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Story times are some of our most popular events! Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. More Children's Programs: http://www.spl.org/audiences/children/chi-calendar-of-events. Contact Info: Madrona/Sally Goldmark Branch. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Cost: FREE. Event provided by: The Seattle Public Library. Thursday, September 27, 2018, 11:00 AM – 11:30 AM.

Family Story Time

The Seattle Public Library Where: Queen Anne Branch. Audience: Kids & Families. Language: English. Summary: It is story time at the Queen Anne Branch! Bring your preschoolers and toddlers to enjoy stories, rhymes, songs and fun with our children's librarian. Story Time Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Story times are some of our most popular events! Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. More Children's Programs: http://www.spl.org/audiences/children/chi-calendar-of-events. Contact Info: Queen Anne Branch. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Cost: FREE. Event provided by: The Seattle Public Library. Thursday, September 27, 2018, 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: http://www.spl.org/audiences/children/chi-calendar-of-events. 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, September 27, 2018, 11:00 AM – 11:30 AM.

Hola! Spanish Story Time

Seattle Area Enjoy fun stories, songs and activities in Spanish with musician and storyteller Marco Cortes. For children who speak Spanish and those interested in the language. Ages 3 to 6 and families welcome! Cost: FREE. Age recommendation: Preschool. Phone: 206-362-7550. Pre-register: No. Thursday, September 27, 2018, 11:00 AM – 11:30 AM. Shoreline Library 345 NE 175th Shoreline, WA 98155.

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, September 27, 2018, 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM. Center for Wooden Boats 1010 Valley St. Seattle WA 98109. For more info visit cwb.org.

Family Story Time

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 library! Bring your babies, preschoolers and toddlers to enjoy stories, rhymes, songs and fun with our children's librarian. Story Time Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Story times are some of our most popular events! Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. More Children's Programs: http://www.spl.org/audiences/children/chi-calendar-of-events. Contact Info: 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, September 27, 2018, 11:15 AM – 11:45 AM.

Preschool Story Time

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: http://www.spl.org/audiences/children/chi-calendar-of-events. 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, September 27, 2018, 11:15 AM – 11:45 AM.

Story Time with Betsy & The PJ Library

Seattle Area PJ Library and Jewish Federation of Greater Seattle offers FREE children’s books and music to families every Thursday at Top Ten Toys. Join Betsy as she shares stories and songs. Age recommendation: Preschool. Elementary School. Middle School. Cost: FREE. Pre-register: No. Phone: 206-782-0098. Thursday, September 27, 2018, 11:30 AM – 12:00 PM. Top Ten Toys 120 N. 85th St. Seattle WA. For more info visit www.toptentoys.com.

Baby Story Time

The Seattle Public Library Where: Greenwood Branch. Room Location: Meeting Room. Audience: Kids & Families. Language: English. Summary: It is Baby Story Time at the Greenwood Branch! Bring your babies to enjoy stories, rhymes, songs and fun with our children's librarian. Story Time Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Story times are some of our most popular events! Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. More Children's Programs: http://www.spl.org/audiences/children/chi-calendar-of-events. Contact Info: 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, September 27, 2018, 12:00 PM – 12:30 PM.

Baby Story Time

The Seattle Public Library Where: Columbia Branch. Audience: Kids & Families. Language: English. Summary: It is Baby Story Time at the Columbia branch! Babies 0-14 months enjoy rhymes, songs and parachute fun with our children's librarian (older sister and brother "helpers" are welcome). Story Time Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Story times are some of our most popular events! Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. More Children's Programs: http://www.spl.org/audiences/children/chi-calendar-of-events. Contact Info: 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, September 27, 2018, 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM.

Bellevue Farmers Market POP Club

Eastside Children ages 3 to 12 are welcome to sign up at the market's POP Club tent. Kids will each have a “Passport to Health” to log attendance and completion of weekly activities. The more stamps in the passport, the greater the reward at the end of the program. There are three weekly facets of the POP Club: Two Bite Challenge: kids try two bites of a new fruit/vegetable when they check in. Even if they don't like what they eat, they still get a stamp for being brave and trying something new. , After the Two Bite Challenge, kids receive $2 in market tokens to spend on produce at the market. Vendors that accept these tokens are designated with a "POP Tokens Accepted Here" sign on their booths. , Weekly activities are offered based around food, nutrition, healthy living, gardening, and more. Want to know what activity we will have at POP Club each week? Sign up for our weekly market newsletter or follow us on Facebook. Age recommendation: Preschool. Elementary School. Middle School. Cost: FREE. Thursday, September 27, 2018, 3:00 PM – 7:00 PM. Bellevue Farmers Market 1717 Bellevue Way N.E. Bellevue WA 98004. For more info visit bellevuefarmersmarket.org.

Lake City Branch at the Lake City Farmers' Market

The Seattle Public Library Where: non-library location. Address: Lake City Farmers Market NE 125th & 28th NE. Audience: Kids & Families. Teens. Adults. Language: English. Summary: Join Lake City Library staff for stories, crafts, STEM, artistic performances, cultural celebrations and library material checkouts through out the summer. Description: Check the calendar for events which are being listed individually for each Thursday this summer during the Farmers' Market. Notes: Though Lake City Branch is closed for remodeling, staff will be on hand at the Farmers' Market and other venues throughout the closure. Contact Info: Lake City Branch. Contact: Nancy Pew. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Cost: FREE. Event provided by: The Seattle Public Library. Thursday, September 27, 2018, 3:30 PM – 7:00 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 for Children, Homework Help for Teens. 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, September 27, 2018, 4:00 PM – 5:45 PM.

Librarylab: Family Bristlebot Challenge

The Seattle Public Library Where: High Point Branch. Room Location: Meeting Room. Audience: Kids & Families. Teens. Language: English. Summary: Work together to design, tinker, and test your own family Bristlebot robot. Description: Librarylab is a weekly all-ages program that introduces science, technology, engineering, and math concepts through play, experimentation, and discovery. Drop in for weekly self-directed challenges and let us show you how to do and create amazing things using digital technology. 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, September 27, 2018, 4:00 PM – 5:30 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: Student Success. 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, September 27, 2018, 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, September 27, 2018, 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, September 27, 2018, 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, September 27, 2018, 4:30 PM – 6:30 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, September 27, 2018, 5:00 PM – 7:00 PM. 1411 21st Ave. Seattle, WA 98122. For more info visit www.central-cinema.com.

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, September 27, 2018, 5:30 PM – 7:30 PM.

Moving Art Center Concert Series

Eastside Enjoy a concert series curated in partnership with KEXP DJ Sharlese Metcalf highlighting local, Pacific Northwest musical talent on the Moving Art Center stage! ​ 9/20/2018 – UP AND COMING MODERN, PACIFIC-NORTHWEST ROCK 9/27/2018 – EMERGING PACIFIC-NORTHWEST R&B 10/4/2018 - DOWNTEMPO AND ACOUSTIC MUSIC FROM THE PACIFIC-NORTHWEST. Performance Type: Music. Age recommendation: All ages. Cost: FREE. Phone: 425-556-2900 |. Email: info@Redmond.gov. Thursday, September 27, 2018, 5:30 PM – 8:30 PM. Downtown Park 16144 Cleveland St Redmond, WA 98052. For more info visit www.redmond.gov.

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, September 27, 2018, 6:00 PM – 7:30 PM.

Baskerville: A Sherlock Holmes Mystery

Seattle Area Sherlock Holmes is back and searching for clues to explain a mysterious death on a haunted moor. For ages 12 and older. Various dates and times through Oct. 20. $15 to $45. Performance Type: Theater. Age recommendation: Elementary School. Middle School. High School. Pre-register: Yes. Phone: 206-781-9707. Email: box@taproottheatre.org. Thursday, September 27, 2018, 7:30 PM – 9:30 PM. Taproot Theater Company 204 N 85th St Seattle, WA 98103. For more info visit www.taproottheatre.org.

Cirque Du Soleil VOLTA

Eastside Inspired by the adventurous spirit that fuels the culture of street sports, this show weaves acrobatics in a visually striking world. For ages 6 and older. Various dates and times through Nov. 4. Tickets start at $39. Performance Type: Theater. Age recommendation: Elementary School. Middle School. High School. Cost: Fee. Phone: 1-877-924-7783. Thursday, September 27, 2018, 8:00 PM – 10:00 PM. Marymoor Park 6046 West Lake Sammamish Pkwy NE Redmond, WA 98052. For more info visit www.cirquedusoleil.com.

¡Fiestas de alfabetización temprana!

The Seattle Public Library Where: South Park Branch. Audience: Kids & Families. Language: Español. Summary: ¿Qué puede hacer usted para preparar a sus niños para que estén listos para la escuela? Description: Fiestas es una serie de 5 talleres ofrecidos totalmente en español y de forma gratuita. El programa está dirigido a familias y personas al cuidado de niños desde recién nacidos hasta los 5 años de edad. Nuestra serie hace énfasis en 5 habilidades de alfabetización temprana y ofrecerá libros y actividades nuevas. Asista a la serie complete ó tantas veces como su calendario lo permita. ¡Asistentes de series anteriores también son bienvenidos y habrá actividades para los niños! Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. 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, September 28, 2018, 10:00 AM – 11:30 AM.

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 under 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, September 28, 2018, 10:00 AM. Admiral Theater 2343 California Ave. S.W. Seattle WA 98116. For more info visit farawayentertainment.com.

Baby Story Time

The Seattle Public Library Where: Northgate Branch. Audience: Kids & Families. Language: English. Summary: It is baby story time at the Northgate Branch! Bring your infants age 0-12 months to enjoy music and fun with our children's librarian. Stay afterward for a social playtime with other families. Story Time Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Story times are some of our most popular events! Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. More Children's Programs: http://www.spl.org/audiences/children/chi-calendar-of-events. Contact Info: 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, September 28, 2018, 10:15 AM – 11:15 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, September 28, 2018, 10:30 AM – 12:00 PM. FamilyWorks Family Resource Center 1501 N. 45th St. Seattle WA 98103. For more info visit www.familyworksseattle.org.

Discovery Friday

Farther Afield Curious explorers are invited to KiDiMu for STEM-based activities that take on a different subject each week. Included with admission. $8, $7 seniors/military, free ages 11 months and younger. Age recommendation: All ages. Cost: Fee. Phone: 206-855-4650. Friday, September 28, 2018, 10:30 AM – 11:30 AM. Kids Discovery Museum 301 Ravine Lane N.E. Bainbridge Island WA 98110. For more info visit www.kidimu.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. Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. 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, September 28, 2018, 11:00 AM – 11:30 AM.

Story Time with Betsy & The PJ Library

Seattle Area PJ Library and Jewish Federation of Greater Seattle offers FREE children’s books and music to families every Friday at Third Place Books Ravenna. Join Betsy as she shares stories and songs. Age recommendation: Preschool. Elementary School. Cost: FREE. Pre-register: No. Phone: 206-525-2347. Friday, September 28, 2018, 11:00 AM. Third Place Books 6504 20th Ave. N.E. Seattle WA 98115. For more info visit www.thirdplacebooks.com.

中文故事会 (Mandarin Chinese Story Time)

The Seattle Public Library Where: Northgate Branch. Room Location: Meeting Room. 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!). Story Time Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Story times are some of our most popular events! Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. More Children's Programs: http://www.spl.org/audiences/children/chi-calendar-of-events. Contact Info: Northgate Branch. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Cost: FREE. Event provided by: The Seattle Public Library. Friday, September 28, 2018, 12:00 PM – 12:30 PM.

Baby Story Time

The Seattle Public Library Where: Broadview Branch. Room Location: Meeting Room. Audience: Kids & Families. Language: English. Summary: It is story time at the Broadview Branch! Bring your young babies (pre-walkers!) to enjoy rhymes, songs and baby fun with Miss Louisa. Stay after to play and meet other neighborhood families. Story Time Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Story times are some of our most popular events! Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. More Children's Programs: http://www.spl.org/audiences/children/chi-calendar-of-events. Contact Info: Broadview Branch. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Cost: FREE. Event provided by: The Seattle Public Library. Friday, September 28, 2018, 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM.

Fossil Friday

Seattle Area Step into the Burke's fossil prep lab to watch as paleontologists carefully prepare fossils! Learn more about the T. rex skull currently being prepared at the Burke. Included with admission. $10, $8 seniors, $7.50 students/ages 5 to 18, free ages 4 and younger. Age recommendation: All ages. Cost: Fee. Phone: 206-616-3962. Friday, September 28, 2018, 12:00 PM – 4:00 PM. Burke Museum 1413 N.E. 45th St. Seattle WA 98105. For more info visit www.burkemuseum.org.

Everett Sausage Fest

North Sound Traditional Bavarian dinner, arts and crafts, food booths, carnival rides, kids’ activities, entertainment and more. Shuttle from Everett Transit Center. Noon to 7 pm. FREE, fee for some activities. Age recommendation: All ages. Cost: FREE. Friday, September 28, 2018, 12:00 PM – Saturday, September 29, 2018, 12:00 AM. Our Lady of Perpetual Help Church 2619 Cedar Street Everett, WA 98201. For more info visit www.everettsausagefest.com.

Science Sleuths

North Sound Recommended for ages 6 to 12, each workshop is a different theme. $20. July 27 – Science for the Birds Explore the ways birds inspire scientists and engineers August 10 – Sports Numbers Test your reaction time and learn the ways that math is used in sports September 28 – Aviation Variations Investigate the principles of flight through building and testing paper airplanes. Age recommendation: Elementary School. Middle School. Cost: Fee. Pre-register: Yes. Phone: 425-258-1006. Friday, September 28, 2018, 2:30 PM – 4:30 PM. Imagine Children's Museum 1502 Wall St. Everett WA 98201. For more info visit www.imaginecm.org.

Bite of Broadview

Seattle Area Food and craft vendors, carnival games and rides, live music, car show (Sept. 24), kids' activities and more. 4 to 10 p.m. Sept. 28, 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. Sept. 29, 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Sept. 30. Age recommendation: All ages. Cost: FREE. Phone: 206-362-1545. Friday, September 28, 2018, 4:00 PM – 10:00 PM. Christ the King Catholic Church 405 N. 117th St. Seattle WA 98133. For more info visit www.biteofbroadview.com.

Cirque Du Soleil VOLTA

Eastside Inspired by the adventurous spirit that fuels the culture of street sports, this show weaves acrobatics in a visually striking world. For ages 6 and older. Various dates and times through Nov. 4. Tickets start at $39. Performance Type: Theater. Age recommendation: Elementary School. Middle School. High School. Cost: Fee. Phone: 1-877-924-7783. Friday, September 28, 2018, 4:00 PM – 6:00 PM. Marymoor Park 6046 West Lake Sammamish Pkwy NE Redmond, WA 98052. For more info visit www.cirquedusoleil.com.

Fright Fest

South Sound Enjoy rides, haunted houses, and the scare-free Booville for younger children. Costumes welcomed. See website for ticket prices. Fridays: 6 p.m. to 11 p.m. Saturdays: 5 p.m. to 11 p.m.  Sundays:  5 p.m. to 10 p.m.. Age recommendation: Elementary School. Middle School. High School. Cost: Fee. Phone: 253-661-8000. Email: Info@WildWaves.com. Friday, September 28, 2018, 5:00 PM – 10:00 PM. Wild Waves Theme & Water Park 36201 Enchanted Pkwy S. Federal Way, WA 98003. For more info visit www.wildwaves.com.

Free Sailing on the E-Scow

Seattle Area Join Sail Sand Point for a free ride on the E-Scow sailboat every Friday from June through September. Experienced teens and adults only. Age recommendation: High School. Cost: FREE. Phone: 206-525-8782. Friday, September 28, 2018, 5:30 PM. Sail Sand Point 7861 62nd Ave. N.E. Seattle WA 98115. For more info visit www.sailsandpoint.org.

Family Movie Night: Coco

Eastside Watch Coco on the big screen. Movie snacks and themed crafts and activities are provided. Limited seating available, so bring your own low lawn chairs and blankets. Games and activities start at 6 p.m.; movie begins at 7 p.m. Please register in advance. Age recommendation: Preschool. Elementary School. Middle School. Cost: FREE. Pre-register: Yes. Phone: 206-275-7609. Friday, September 28, 2018, 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM. Mercer Island Community & Event Center 8236 SE 24th St Mercer Island, WA 98040. For more info visit mercergov.org.

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. Friday, September 28, 2018, 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.

The Very Hungry Caterpillar Show

Seattle Area See popular stories by Eric Carle brought to life with 75 colorful puppets of all sizes. Recommended ages 3 and older. $15 Sept. 13 show. $40, $35 children. Various dates through Oct. 21. Special Performance Dates: ASL Interpreted Performances: September 29, 2018 1:00pm Audio Described Performances: Public - October 13, 2018 1:00pm Sensory Friendly/Relaxed Performance: September 30, 2018, 11:00am. Performance Type: Theater. Age recommendation: Preschool. Elementary School. Middle School. Cost: Fee. Phone: 206-441-3322. Friday, September 28, 2018, 7:00 PM – 7:55 PM. Seattle Children's Theatre 201 Thomas St. Seattle WA 98109. For more info visit www.sct.org.

Corduroy

South Sound Join Corduroy the teddy bear on his journey through the department store in search for his missing button. Various dates through Oct. 21. $20, $15 youth. Performance Type: Theater. Age recommendation: Infant. Toddler. Preschool. Cost: Fee. Phone: 360-570-1638. Friday, September 28, 2018, 7:00 PM. Olympia Family Theater 612 Fourth Ave. E. Olympia WA 98501. For more info visit olyft.org.

Disney's Newsies

South Sound Set in turn-of-the century New York City, Newsies is a musical tale about a charismatic newsboy and leader of a band of teenaged “newsies.” Various dates and times through Oct. 7. $31, $22 children 12 and younger. Performance Type: Theater. Age recommendation: Elementary School. Middle School. High School. Cost: Fee. Pre-register: Yes. Phone: 253-565-6867. Email: boxoffice@tmp.org. Friday, September 28, 2018, 7:30 PM – 9:30 PM. Tacoma Musical Playhouse 7116 Sixth Avenue Tacoma, WA 98406. For more info visit tmp.org.

Baskerville: A Sherlock Holmes Mystery

Seattle Area Sherlock Holmes is back and searching for clues to explain a mysterious death on a haunted moor. For ages 12 and older. Various dates and times through Oct. 20. $15 to $45. Performance Type: Theater. Age recommendation: Elementary School. Middle School. High School. Pre-register: Yes. Phone: 206-781-9707. Email: box@taproottheatre.org. Friday, September 28, 2018, 8:00 PM – 10:00 PM. Taproot Theater Company 204 N 85th St Seattle, WA 98103. For more info visit www.taproottheatre.org.

Cirque Du Soleil VOLTA

Eastside Inspired by the adventurous spirit that fuels the culture of street sports, this show weaves acrobatics in a visually striking world. For ages 6 and older. Various dates and times through Nov. 4. Tickets start at $39. Performance Type: Theater. Age recommendation: Elementary School. Middle School. High School. Cost: Fee. Phone: 1-877-924-7783. Friday, September 28, 2018, 8:00 PM – 10:00 PM. Marymoor Park 6046 West Lake Sammamish Pkwy NE Redmond, WA 98052. For more info visit www.cirquedusoleil.com.

Bird Tour

Seattle Area Enjoy one of the fastest growing sports in the United States – birding. Walk with experienced leaders 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. Age recommendation: Elementary School. Middle School. High School. Cost: Fee. Phone: 206-386-4237. Email: discovery.park@seattle.gov. Saturday, September 29, 2018, 8:00 AM – 10:00 AM. Discovery Park 3801 Discovery Park Blvd. Seattle, WA. 98199. For more info visit www.seattle.gov.

Minecon Earth Party

Seattle Area Watch the MINECON Earth Broadcast Live from MoPOP, learn new skills at the education station, hit up the game hub for play time, enjoy panels with creators and YouTubers, check out exclusive gear at the retail shop and more! Plus, tickets will include access to MoPOP galleries for the day. $$$. See link below for ticket price updates. Age recommendation: Elementary School. Middle School. High School. Cost: Fee. Phone: 206-770-2700. Saturday, September 29, 2018, 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM. MoPOP (Museum of Pop Culture, formerly EMP) 325 Fifth Ave. N. Seattle WA 98109. For more info visit www.mopop.org.

Family Nature Class: Bugs n' Slugs

Seattle Area Get outside with your preschooler and explore the natural world. Experience the UW Botanic Gardens using all five senses. Learning stations help children 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 1st child and caregiver; $8 for each additional child; Additional adults are free. Age recommendation: Toddler. Preschool. Cost: Fee. Pre-register: Yes. Phone: 206-685-8033. Email: uwbgeduc@uw.edu. Saturday, September 29, 2018, 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, September 29, 2018, 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.

Family Fitness Day

Seattle Area Magnuson Series fun runs including 5K, 10K, 15K, duathlon, obstacle and a kids dash. Kids dash at 9:45 a.m. all other events at 10 a.m. $3 to $46, $10 more for day-of-event registration. Age recommendation: All ages. Cost: Fee. Pre-register: Yes. Email: contact@magnusonseries.org. Saturday, September 29, 2018, 9:45 AM. Magnuson Park Sand Point Way N.E. and N.E. 65th Street Seattle WA 98115. For more info visit magnusonseries.org.

Bite of Broadview

Seattle Area Food and craft vendors, carnival games and rides, live music, car show (Sept. 24), kids' activities and more. 4 to 10 p.m. Sept. 28, 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. Sept. 29, 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Sept. 30. Age recommendation: All ages. Cost: FREE. Phone: 206-362-1545. Saturday, September 29, 2018, 10:00 AM – 10:00 PM. Christ the King Catholic Church 405 N. 117th St. Seattle WA 98133. For more info visit www.biteofbroadview.com.

Italian Festival

Seattle Area Celebrity chef demonstrations, food, music and dance, grape stomp, pizza toss, soccer clinic, Italian dog breeds, marketplace, children’s activities and puppet shows. 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Sept. 29-30. Age recommendation: All ages. Cost: FREE. Pre-register: No. Phone: 206-282-0627. Saturday, September 29, 2018, 10:00 AM – 7:00 PM. Seattle Center 305 Harrison St. Seattle WA 98109. For more info visit www.festaseattle.com.

Lake Union Wooden Boat Festival

Seattle Area See gorgeous wooden vessels, go on a free boat ride, or see craft and skill demonstrations by regional boat builders. Food vendors, live music, kids' activities, and exhibits add to the excitement throughout the weekend. 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. Sept. 29-30. Age recommendation: All ages. Cost: FREE. Saturday, September 29, 2018, 10:00 AM – 10:00 PM. Lake Union Park and The Center for Wooden Boats 1010 Valley St. Seattle WA 98109. For more info visit cwb.org.

Open Play at The PlayGarden

Seattle Area Drop by the this beautiful, inclusive park for a fun afternoon of play with kids of all abilities. Expert staff are on site to lead activities and offer support as needed. Wednesdays, 3 p.m. to 6 p.m.; Saturdays, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Open Play times are subject to occasional changes, so check the link below. Age recommendation: Toddler. Preschool. Elementary School. Cost: FREE. Pre-register: No. Phone: 206-325-5576. Email: info@childrensplaygarden.org. Saturday, September 29, 2018, 10:00 AM – 2:00 PM. 1745 24th Ave. South Seattle, WA 98144. For more info visit www.childrensplaygarden.org.

Discovery Days

South Sound The Marine Science and Technology Center is the marine laboratory and public aquarium of Highline College. Take a look during the open discovery days every Saturday 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. The MaST Center is 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, September 29, 2018, 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.

Family Story Time

The Seattle Public Library Where: Northgate Branch. Audience: Kids & Families. Language: English. Summary: It is story time at the Northgate Branch! Join us to enjoy stories, rhymes, and songs with our children's librarian. Stay afterward for a social playtime with other families. All ages welcome! Story Time Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Story times are some of our most popular events! Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. More Children's Programs: http://www.spl.org/audiences/children/chi-calendar-of-events. Contact Info: 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, September 29, 2018, 10:15 AM – 11:15 AM.

Toddler Story Time

The Seattle Public Library Where: Columbia Branch. Audience: Kids & Families. Language: English. Summary: It is Toddler Story Time at the Columbia branch! Toddlers 14- 36 months enjoy rhymes, songs and parachute fun with our children's librarian (older sister and brother "helpers" are welcome. Story Time Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Story times are some of our most popular events! Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. More Children's Programs: http://www.spl.org/audiences/children/chi-calendar-of-events. Contact Info: 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. Saturday, September 29, 2018, 10:15 AM – 11:00 AM.

INS Building Tour

Seattle Area Retrace the paths of Seattle's immigration history through the eyes of Chinese sojourners, settlers and laborers; through Japanese community leaders imprisoned in 1942 in this guided tour. $18.95, $17.95 seniors, $13.95 ages 13-18, $12 ages 5 to 12, free ages 4 and younger. Age recommendation: Elementary School. Middle School. High School. Cost: Fee. Pre-register: Yes. Phone: 206-623-5124. Email: smejia@wingluke.org. Saturday, September 29, 2018, 10:30 AM – 11:30 AM. Inscape Arts and Cultural Center 815 Seattle Blvd. S. Seattle WA 98134. For more info visit 25646p.blackbaudhosting.com.

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. Parking is available on the streets around the branch. Patrons may pay to park in the garage beneath International District Village Square II. Enter the garage from the two-way alley behind the building via South Lane or South Dearborn. Daily p… More Children's Programs: http://www.spl.org/audiences/children/chi-calendar-of-events. 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, September 29, 2018, 11:00 AM – 11:30 AM.

HAWKtoberfest

Seattle Area See Seahawks themed cars in this annual car show. Age recommendation: All ages. Cost: FREE. Saturday, September 29, 2018, 11:00 AM – 3:00 PM. Railroad Avenue and Meeker Street Kent WA. For more info visit www.downtownkentwa.com.

Giờ đọc truyện tiếng Việt! (Vietnamese Story Time)

The Seattle Public Library Where: Delridge Branch. Room Location: Meeting Room. Audience: Kids & Families. Language: Tiểng Việt. Summary: Thư viện công cộng Seattle tổ chức giờ đọc truyện bằng tiếng việt cho trẻ em! (The Seattle Public Library is hosting Vietnamese story times for young children!). Description: Hãy đem con em quý vị đến thư viện để theo dõi các câu chuyện, các bài hát và thơ ca. Story Time Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Story times are some of our most popular events! Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. More Children's Programs: http://www.spl.org/audiences/children/chi-calendar-of-events. Contact Info: 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. Saturday, September 29, 2018, 11:30 AM – 12:00 PM.

Maker Day: Shadow Puppets

Seattle Area Come create shadow puppets with artist and puppeteer Dustin Curtis, then put on a shadow play of your own invention! Included with admission. $19.95, $16.95 seniors, $14.95 military and students, free ages 14 and younger with accompanying an adult chaperone (max. 5 youth per adult). Age recommendation: Preschool. Elementary School. Middle School. High School. Cost: Fee. Phone: 206-324-1126. Saturday, September 29, 2018, 12:00 PM – 3:00 PM. Museum of History and Industry (MOHAI) 860 Terry Ave. N. Seattle WA 98109. For more info visit mohai.org.

Michelmasse Festival

Eastside Scenes from 14th century English village life including minstrels, archery demonstrations, puppets, crafters and more. Noon to 5 p.m. Sept. 29-30. $10, $7 seniors and ages 12 and younger, free ages 5 and younger (adults must supervise ages 12 and younger). Optional banquet at 5 p.m. ($45), reservations required. Age recommendation: All ages. Cost: Fee. Phone: 425-788-8624. Saturday, September 29, 2018, 12:00 PM – 5:00 PM. Camlann Medieval Village 10320 Kelly Road N.E. Carnation WA 98014. For more info visit camlann.org.

Everett Sausage Fest

North Sound Traditional Bavarian dinner, arts and crafts, food booths, carnival rides, kids’ activities, entertainment and more. Shuttle from Everett Transit Center. Noon to 7 pm. FREE, fee for some activities. Age recommendation: All ages. Cost: FREE. Saturday, September 29, 2018, 12:00 PM – Sunday, September 30, 2018, 12:00 AM. Our Lady of Perpetual Help Church 2619 Cedar Street Everett, WA 98201. For more info visit www.everettsausagefest.com.

Japanese Tea Ceremony Presentation

Seattle Area Experience a 40-minute tea presentation inside the Shoseian Teahouse. Recommended for ages 8 and older. Visitors will be seated on tatami mats. Please avoid jeans, bare feet, rings, and personal fragrances. Pre-registration required by calling 206-684-4725. $10, $7 youth. Age recommendation: Elementary School. Middle School. High School. Cost: Fee. Pre-register: Yes. Phone: 206-684-4725. Saturday, September 29, 2018, 1:00 PM – 4:00 PM. Seattle Japanese Garden 1075 Lake Washington Blvd. E. Seattle WA 98112. For more info visit www.seattlejapanesegarden.org.

The Very Hungry Caterpillar Show

Seattle Area See popular stories by Eric Carle brought to life with 75 colorful puppets of all sizes. Recommended ages 3 and older. $15 Sept. 13 show. $40, $35 children. Various dates through Oct. 21. Special Performance Dates: ASL Interpreted Performances: September 29, 2018 1:00pm Audio Described Performances: Public - October 13, 2018 1:00pm Sensory Friendly/Relaxed Performance: September 30, 2018, 11:00am. Performance Type: Theater. Age recommendation: Preschool. Elementary School. Middle School. Cost: Fee. Phone: 206-441-3322. Saturday, September 29, 2018, 1:00 PM – 1:55 PM. Seattle Children's Theatre 201 Thomas St. Seattle WA 98109. For more info visit www.sct.org.

Corduroy

Eastside Join Corduroy on his delightfully destructive chase through every section of the department store in search of his missing button. A live theatrical performance by Second Story Rep. The Theater for Young Audiences Series is appropriate for grade school aged children. Families with younger children are encouraged to attend the all-ages shows on Sundays. 1 and 3 p.m. weekends through Sep. 30. $12. Performance Type: Theater. Age recommendation: Infant. Toddler. Preschool. Elementary School. Cost: Fee. Phone: 425-881-6777. Saturday, September 29, 2018, 1:00 PM. Second Story Repertory 7325 166th Ave. N.E. Ste. F250 Redmond WA 98052. For more info visit secondstoryrep.org.

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, September 29, 2018, 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM. Bellevue Arts Museum 510 Bellevue Way N.E. Bellevue WA 98004. For more info visit www.bellevuearts.org.

Caspar Babypants Concert

North Sound Enjoy a concert from local kindie favorite, Caspar Babypants. $8. Performance Type: Music. Age recommendation: All ages. Cost: Fee. Phone: 425-258-6766. Saturday, September 29, 2018, 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM. Historic Everett Theatre 2911 Colby Ave Everett WA 98201. For more info visit www.historiceveretttheatre.org.

¡Hora De Cuentos! (Spanish Story Time)

The Seattle Public Library Where: Beacon Hill Branch. Room Location: Friends of The Seattle Public Library Meeting Room. 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: http://www.spl.org/audiences/children/chi-calendar-of-events. 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, September 29, 2018, 2:00 PM – 2:30 PM.

Baskerville: A Sherlock Holmes Mystery

Seattle Area Sherlock Holmes is back and searching for clues to explain a mysterious death on a haunted moor. For ages 12 and older. Various dates and times through Oct. 20. $15 to $45. Performance Type: Theater. Age recommendation: Elementary School. Middle School. High School. Pre-register: Yes. Phone: 206-781-9707. Email: box@taproottheatre.org. Saturday, September 29, 2018, 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM. Taproot Theater Company 204 N 85th St Seattle, WA 98103. For more info visit www.taproottheatre.org.

AveKids: Alex Zerve - Perfessional Zaniac

South Sound Watch Alex the Zaniac bounce from one end of the stage to the other juggling bowling balls, flaming torches and slicing vegetables in half with a flying playing card. $10. Performance Type: Theater. Age recommendation: Elementary School. Middle School. High School. Cost: Fee. Pre-register: Yes. Phone: 253-833-5678. Saturday, September 29, 2018, 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM. Auburn Avenue Theater 10 Auburn Ave. Auburn, WA 98002. For more info visit www.auburnwa.gov.

Corduroy

South Sound Join Corduroy the teddy bear on his journey through the department store in search for his missing button. Various dates through Oct. 21. $20, $15 youth. Performance Type: Theater. Age recommendation: Infant. Toddler. Preschool. Cost: Fee. Phone: 360-570-1638. Saturday, September 29, 2018, 2:00 PM. Olympia Family Theater 612 Fourth Ave. E. Olympia WA 98501. For more info visit olyft.org.

Disney's Newsies

South Sound Set in turn-of-the century New York City, Newsies is a musical tale about a charismatic newsboy and leader of a band of teenaged “newsies.” Various dates and times through Oct. 7. $31, $22 children 12 and younger. Performance Type: Theater. Age recommendation: Elementary School. Middle School. High School. Cost: Fee. Pre-register: Yes. Phone: 253-565-6867. Email: boxoffice@tmp.org. Saturday, September 29, 2018, 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM. Tacoma Musical Playhouse 7116 Sixth Avenue Tacoma, WA 98406. For more info visit tmp.org.

Corduroy

Eastside Join Corduroy on his delightfully destructive chase through every section of the department store in search of his missing button. A live theatrical performance by Second Story Rep. The Theater for Young Audiences Series is appropriate for grade school aged children. Families with younger children are encouraged to attend the all-ages shows on Sundays. 1 and 3 p.m. weekends through Sep. 30. $12. Performance Type: Theater. Age recommendation: Infant. Toddler. Preschool. Elementary School. Cost: Fee. Phone: 425-881-6777. Saturday, September 29, 2018, 3:00 PM. Second Story Repertory 7325 166th Ave. N.E. Ste. F250 Redmond WA 98052. For more info visit secondstoryrep.org.

Wakhtiyo Sheeko oo Soomali ah (Somali Story Time)

The Seattle Public Library Where: Northgate 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. More Children's Programs: http://www.spl.org/audiences/children/chi-calendar-of-events. 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, September 29, 2018, 4:00 PM – 4:30 PM.

Cirque Du Soleil VOLTA

Eastside Inspired by the adventurous spirit that fuels the culture of street sports, this show weaves acrobatics in a visually striking world. For ages 6 and older. Various dates and times through Nov. 4. Tickets start at $39. Performance Type: Theater. Age recommendation: Elementary School. Middle School. High School. Cost: Fee. Phone: 1-877-924-7783. Saturday, September 29, 2018, 4:00 PM – 6:00 PM. Marymoor Park 6046 West Lake Sammamish Pkwy NE Redmond, WA 98052. For more info visit www.cirquedusoleil.com.

Springfree Trampoline Free Open Play

Eastside Let the kids jump their energy away. All ages welcome. Jump for free and for fun, and enjoy frees snacks, too. Age recommendation: All ages. Cost: FREE. Pre-register: No. Phone: 425-654-1306. Email: seattle@springfree.com. Saturday, September 29, 2018, 4:00 PM – 6:00 PM. Springfree Trampoline 1875 NW Poplar Way Issaquah, WA 98027.

Parents' Night Out

Seattle Area Whether your kids are looking to extend the fun at the YMCA or you want to enjoy a night out, the YMCA’s Parents’ Night Out is a great way to give yourself some TLC while your kids play and learn alongside their peers. Arts and crafts, group games, and active play. A balanced dinner is provided. $27-44. Age recommendation: Infant. Toddler. Preschool. Elementary School. Cost: Fee. Pre-register: Yes. Phone: 206-524-1400. Saturday, September 29, 2018, 4:30 PM – 9:00 PM. University Family YMCA 5003 12th Ave NE Seattle, WA 98105. For more info visit www.seattleymca.org.

The Very Hungry Caterpillar Show

Seattle Area See popular stories by Eric Carle brought to life with 75 colorful puppets of all sizes. Recommended ages 3 and older. $15 Sept. 13 show. $40, $35 children. Various dates through Oct. 21. Special Performance Dates: ASL Interpreted Performances: September 29, 2018 1:00pm Audio Described Performances: Public - October 13, 2018 1:00pm Sensory Friendly/Relaxed Performance: September 30, 2018, 11:00am. Performance Type: Theater. Age recommendation: Preschool. Elementary School. Middle School. Cost: Fee. Phone: 206-441-3322. Saturday, September 29, 2018, 4:30 PM – 5:25 PM. Seattle Children's Theatre 201 Thomas St. Seattle WA 98109. For more info visit www.sct.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: http://www.spl.org/audiences/children/chi-calendar-of-events. 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, September 29, 2018, 5:00 PM – 5:30 PM.

Fright Fest

South Sound Enjoy rides, haunted houses, and the scare-free Booville for younger children. Costumes welcomed. See website for ticket prices. Fridays: 6 p.m. to 11 p.m. Saturdays: 5 p.m. to 11 p.m.  Sundays:  5 p.m. to 10 p.m.. Age recommendation: Elementary School. Middle School. High School. Cost: Fee. Phone: 253-661-8000. Email: Info@WildWaves.com. Saturday, September 29, 2018, 5:00 PM – 11:00 PM. Wild Waves Theme & Water Park 36201 Enchanted Pkwy S. Federal Way, WA 98003. For more info visit www.wildwaves.com.

Disney's Newsies

South Sound Set in turn-of-the century New York City, Newsies is a musical tale about a charismatic newsboy and leader of a band of teenaged “newsies.” Various dates and times through Oct. 7. $31, $22 children 12 and younger. Performance Type: Theater. Age recommendation: Elementary School. Middle School. High School. Cost: Fee. Pre-register: Yes. Phone: 253-565-6867. Email: boxoffice@tmp.org. Saturday, September 29, 2018, 7:30 PM – 9:30 PM. Tacoma Musical Playhouse 7116 Sixth Avenue Tacoma, WA 98406. For more info visit tmp.org.

Baskerville: A Sherlock Holmes Mystery

Seattle Area Sherlock Holmes is back and searching for clues to explain a mysterious death on a haunted moor. For ages 12 and older. Various dates and times through Oct. 20. $15 to $45. Performance Type: Theater. Age recommendation: Elementary School. Middle School. High School. Pre-register: Yes. Phone: 206-781-9707. Email: box@taproottheatre.org. Saturday, September 29, 2018, 8:00 PM – 10:00 PM. Taproot Theater Company 204 N 85th St Seattle, WA 98103. For more info visit www.taproottheatre.org.

Cirque Du Soleil VOLTA

Eastside Inspired by the adventurous spirit that fuels the culture of street sports, this show weaves acrobatics in a visually striking world. For ages 6 and older. Various dates and times through Nov. 4. Tickets start at $39. Performance Type: Theater. Age recommendation: Elementary School. Middle School. High School. Cost: Fee. Phone: 1-877-924-7783. Saturday, September 29, 2018, 8:00 PM – 10:00 PM. Marymoor Park 6046 West Lake Sammamish Pkwy NE Redmond, WA 98052. For more info visit www.cirquedusoleil.com.