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Wintergrass

Eastside Bluegrass music festival includes concerts, dances, music jams, workshops, and kids’ workshops. Feb. 21-24. (see schedule online). $15-$80, free ages 12 and younger. Age recommendation: All ages. Cost: Fee. Phone: 253-428-8056. Friday, February 22, 2019. Hyatt Regency Hotel 900 Bellevue Way N.E. Bellevue WA 98004. For more info visit www.wintergrass.com.

The Great Northwest Glass Quest

North Sound Pick up a guide book for tips on where to find a clue ball. Clue balls will be hidden in Stanwood and Camano Island parks and businesses through Feb. 26. Find one and you win a piece of glass art. Age recommendation: All ages. Cost: FREE. Friday, February 22, 2019. Various locations in Stanwood and Camano Island. For more info visit www.thegreatnwglassquest.com.

Mid-Winter Break Art Camp

Seattle Area Register your kids for art camps during mid-winter break. Sign up for one to five days. $80 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.; $95 from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. Age recommendation: Elementary School. Cost: Fee. Pre-register: Yes. Phone: 206-632-2530. Email: neoartschool@gmail.com. Friday, February 22, 2019, 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM. Neo Art School 4649 Sunnyside Ave N, Suite 121 Seattle, WA 98103.

Northwest Flower & Garden Show

Seattle Area Preview spring with display gardens, vendor marketplace, seminars, and a treasure hunt for kids. 9 a.m. to 8 p.m Feb. 20-23, and 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Feb. 24. $19 to $24, $10 ages 13 to 23, free ages 12 and younger. Multi-day passes and group rates available. Age recommendation: All ages. Cost: Fee. Pre-register: No. Phone: 253-756-2121. Friday, February 22, 2019, 9:00 AM – 8:00 PM. Washington State Convention Center 800 Convention Place Seattle WA 98101. For more info visit www.gardenshow.com.

Baby Jam

Seattle Area Drop in music class for kids ages 5 and younger and their caregivers. $12. Age recommendation: Infant. Toddler. Preschool. Cost: Fee. Pre-register: No. Phone: 206-359-1536. Email: seattlebabyjam@gmail.com. Friday, February 22, 2019, 9:30 AM – 10:45 AM. Salsa Con Todo 211 N 36th St Seattle, WA 98103. For more info visit www.babyjam.net.

Octopus Week

Seattle Area Learn about one of the coolest creatures in Puget Sound, the giant Pacific octopus! Feb. 16-24. Included with admission. $29.95, $19.95 ages 4 to 12, free ages 3 and younger. Octopus Week highlights: Live octopus release on Saturday, 2/16 at noon. Watch live video feed as our biologists escort Dash, one of our octopuses, to a new home in Puget Sound, just below the Aquarium’s pier. The following Saturday, 2/23 at noon, Zoey—another octopus—will be released. Divers will suit up in the Puget Sound Hall starting at 11:15am. Guests will be able to interact with the divers, learn about all the dive equipment and ask questions about the octopus! , Divers swim with an octopus on 2/17 and 2/24 at noon in the Window on Washington Waters exhibit. Get a one-of-a-kind view of an octopus and learn amazing facts about this iconic Puget Sound animal. , Octopus weigh-in on Wednesday, 2/20 at 1:30pm. How does one weigh a slippery, suckery, and boneless giant Pacific octopus? Come see for yourself during this… Type of Animal Event: Aquarium Events. Age recommendation: All ages. Cost: Fee. Phone: 206-386-4300. Friday, February 22, 2019, 9:30 AM – 5:00 PM. Seattle Aquarium 1483 Alaskan Way Seattle WA 98101. For more info visit www.seattleaquarium.org.

Toddler Gym Play Time

Seattle Area Little walkers, up to the age of 5, can play, learn and develop both motor and social skills at this drop-in play time. Meet new friends, bounce and play, ride scooters and tricycles, roll and throw balls, and much more. Children can also design their own inventions at the Imagination Playground, which includes bricks and cylinders, accented with chutes, channels, and parts that suggest motion or connectivity. Parents must accompany children. Times are subject to change, especially during public school closures. Please call ahead to check. No programs on Jan.1, Jan. 21 and Feb. 18. Age recommendation: Toddler. Preschool. Cost: FREE. Phone: (206) 684-4093. Friday, February 22, 2019, 9:30 AM – 12:30 PM. Ballard Community Center 6020 28th Ave NW Seattle, WA 98107. For more info visit www.seattle.gov.

Kids 'n' Critters Discount Days

South Sound Hold a mountain goat skull. Stroke a wolf pelt. Stagger under elk antlers. And get up close to dozens of native Northwest animals. Kids 'n' Critters is the perfect time to get your own kids close to nature at Northwest Trek, where four kids get in free for every paying adult ($23). Age recommendation: All ages. Cost: Fee. Pre-register: No. Phone: 360-832-6117. Email: info@nwtrek.org. Friday, February 22, 2019, 9:30 AM – 3:00 PM. Northwest Trek Wildlife Park 11610 Trek Dr. E. Eatonville, WA 98328. For more info visit www.nwtrek.org.

Wee Ones Weekly

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

Mommy Matinees at the Admiral

Seattle Area Every Friday, the Admiral Theater will feature first run matinees for parents, nannies, grandparents and caregivers. Usually around 10 a.m. The sound will be turned down, lights up and you’re welcome to bring a stroller, feed your baby, let your baby fuss, cry or coo, and no one will mind!  Please note these movies are the regularly featured movies. The schedule is updated weekly.  Children younger than five are free, valid for immediate family only. Adults tickets are matinee priced. Although these screenings are open to everyone, this program is designed for new parents to get out of the house and enjoy a movie with their infants. Age recommendation: Infant. Toddler. Cost: Fee. Phone: 206-938-3456. Friday, February 22, 2019, 10:00 AM. Admiral Theater 2343 California Ave. S.W. Seattle WA 98116. For more info visit farawayentertainment.com.

Open Art Studio

Seattle Area Kids can explore their creativity at full force in this art studio. There's even a splatter room, where kids are encouraged to splatter paint! All the materials provided to create. 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday. 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Wednesday. 5 to 8 p.m. Thursday. Purchase hour-long sessions: $15 ages 6 and older, $10 ages 5 and younger. Age recommendation: All ages. Cost: Fee. Phone: 206-466-6028. Friday, February 22, 2019, 10:00 AM – 2:00 PM. West Seattle Art Nest 4138 California Ave. S.W. Seattle WA 98116. For more info visit www.westseattleartnest.com.

Volunteer Park Conservatory: Free Admission

Seattle Area Explore a lush garden in the middle of winter. Thanks to a generous donation, the conservatory is free to the public through Feb. 28. Age recommendation: All ages. Cost: FREE. Pre-register: No. Friday, February 22, 2019, 10:00 AM – 3:45 PM. Volunteer Park Conservatory 1400 E Galer St, Seattle, WA 98112. For more info visit volunteerparkconservatory.org.

Toddler Time: Mad Science

Eastside Toddler Time is a new event series to ignite laughter, exploration and creativity in your toddler. Each session will include a theme, themed-craft, games and the opportunity to meet other families and make new friends. Registration is open online, but not required in advance. $10 activity fee per child, free for adults and babies less than 1 year old. Age recommendation: Infant. Toddler. Preschool. Cost: Fee. Phone: 425-556-2300. Friday, February 22, 2019, 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM. Redmond Community Center at Marymoor Village 6505 176th Ave NE Redmond, WA, US 98052. For more info visit apm.activecommunities.com.

Dental Health Month at Hands On

South Sound February is Dental Health Month at Hands On! Throughout the month, enjoy a ton of fun activities throughout the Museum as well free dental screenings. Included with museum admission. $12, free ages 23 months and younger. Full Schedule: Free & Fun Activities at the Science Table Saturdays, 12 - 4 p.m. Feb. 9 | How do you chew? Herbivores, Omnivores, and Carnivores Feb. 16 | Mammoth Mouths Feb. 23 | Shark Teeth! Dental Health Month in the MakeSpace Fridays-Sundays, 11 a.m. - 3 p.m. Feb. 8-10 | Toothbrush Bots & Mazes Feb. 16, 18-19 | Silkscreen Printing Feb. 15, 17 | Makespace Tools: MONSTER MOUTHS! Feb. 22-24 | Painting on Easels with toothbrushes. Age recommendation: All ages. Cost: Fee. Pre-register: No. Phone: 360-956-0818. Email: communications@hocm.org. Friday, February 22, 2019, 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM. Hands On Children's Museum 414 Jefferson St. N.E. Olympia WA 98501. For more info visit www.hocm.org.

Baby Story Time

The Seattle Public Library Where: Northgate Branch. Audience: Kids & Families. Language: English. Summary: It is baby time at the Northgate Branch! Bring your infants age 0-12 months to enjoy music and fun with our children's librarian. Stay and play after story time! Story Time Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Story times are some of our most popular events! Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. More Children's Programs: 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, February 22, 2019, 10:15 AM – 10:45 AM.

¡Hora de cuentos! (Spanish Story Time)

The Seattle Public Library Where: Lake City Branch. Room Location: Meeting Room. Audience: Kids & Families. Language: Español. Summary: ¡Es una hora de cuentos para los niños y sus familias! (It's Spanish story time at the Lake City Branch!). Description: Niños y sus familias están invitados a celebrar cuentos, canciones, y jugeos divertidos en español con Marco Cortes. Story Time Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Story times are some of our most popular events! Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. More Children's Programs: http://www.spl.org/audiences/children/chi-calendar-of-events. Contact Info: Lake City Branch. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Cost: FREE. Event provided by: The Seattle Public Library. Friday, February 22, 2019, 10:30 AM – 11:00 AM.

Infant/Toddler Playgroup

Seattle Area Parents and caregivers of young children (birth to 5 years of age) are invited to bring their youngsters and join together to play, read, create, sing, and have snacks. A FamilyWorks staff member or volunteer facilitates our playgroups. Participation in all playgroups is free and requires no prior registration – you can drop in. The playroom is also available for use by children accompanied by an adult when there is no playgroup/organized activity in session. Schedules are subject to change. Age recommendation: Infant. Toddler. Preschool. Cost: FREE. Pre-register: No. Phone: 206-694-6727. Friday, February 22, 2019, 10:30 AM – 12:00 PM. FamilyWorks Family Resource Center 1501 N. 45th St. Seattle WA 98103. For more info visit www.familyworksseattle.org.

Discovery Friday: Tooth Science

Farther Afield In celebration of National Children's Dental Month, curious explorers are invited to KiDiMu for fun science-themed activities, featuring tooth science! Discovery Friday is a a STEM-based program which takes on a new subject each week, and is a part of KiDiMu's STREAM (science, technology, reading, engineering, arts, and math) curriculum promoting skills necessary for academic success. $8. Age recommendation: Infant. Toddler. Preschool. Elementary School. Cost: Fee. Pre-register: No. Phone: 206-855-4650. Email: learnmore@kidimu.org. Friday, February 22, 2019, 10:30 AM – 11:30 AM. KiDiMu 301 Ravine Lane Bainbridge Island, WA 98110.

¡Hora De Cuentos! (Spanish Story Time)

The Seattle Public Library Where: Greenwood Branch. Room Location: Meeting Room. Audience: Kids & Families. Language: Español. Summary: Es una hora de cuentos para los niños en la biblioteca de Greenwood! (It is Spanish story time at the Greenwood Branch!). Description: Traiga a sus niños a la biblioteca de Greenwood Branch para que disfruten escuchando cuentos, rimas y canciones en inglés y español. Story Time Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Story times are some of our most popular events! Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. More Children's Programs: 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. Friday, February 22, 2019, 11:00 AM – 11:30 AM.

Ni Hao! Chinese Story Time

Family program, all ages welcome Enjoy stories, culture and activities in Mandarin Chinese with storyteller Hua Zhang. For children who speak Chinese and those interested in the language! Cost: FREE. Age recommendation: All ages. Preschool. Phone: 206.362.7550. Pre-register: No. Friday, February 22, 2019, 11:00 AM – 11:30 AM. Shoreline Library 345 NE 175th Shoreline, WA 98155. For more info visit www.kcls.org.

Children's Story Time

Seattle Area Every Friday with Steph at 11 a.m. Babies, toddlers and anyone else who likes a good story exuberantly told are welcome. Age recommendation: Infant. Toddler. Preschool. Cost: FREE. Pre-register: No. Phone: 206-297-2665. Email: info@phinneybooks.com. Friday, February 22, 2019, 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM. Phinney Books 7405 Greenwood Ave N Seattle, WA 98103. For more info visit www.phinneybooks.com.

Movin' Around the World with Northwest Folklife

Seattle Area Northwest Folklife invites you to experience the cultures of the world through seeing and doing. This festival explores culture with music, dancing, arts and crafts, workshops and more. See the schedule online for more information about various events and times. Daily through Feb. 22. Free; $5 suggested donation appreciated. Age recommendation: All ages. Cost: FREE. Friday, February 22, 2019, 11:00 AM – 2:30 PM. Seattle Center Armory 305 Harrison St Seattle, WA 98109. For more info visit www.nwfolklife.org.

Story Time with Betsy and The PJ Library

Seattle Area PJ Library offers free children’s books and music to families every Friday at Third Place Books Ravenna. Join Betsy and her red ukulele for stories and songs. Age recommendation: Preschool. Elementary School. Cost: FREE. Pre-register: No. Phone: 206-525-2347. Friday, February 22, 2019, 11:00 AM. Third Place Books 6504 20th Ave. N.E. Seattle WA 98115. For more info visit www.thirdplacebooks.com.

Toddler Gym Play Time

Seattle Area Little walkers, up to the age of 5, can play, learn and develop both motor and social skills at this drop-in play time. Meet new friends, bounce and play, ride scooters and tricycles, roll and throw balls, and much more. Children can design their own inventions at the Magnolia CC Imagination Playground, which includes bricks and cylinders, accented with chutes, channels, and parts that suggest motion or connectivity. Parents must accompany children. Times are subject to change, especially during public school closures. Please call ahead to check. No program Jan. 1, Jan. 21 and Feb. 18. Age recommendation: Toddler. Preschool. Cost: FREE. Pre-register: No. Phone: 206-386-4235. Friday, February 22, 2019, 11:00 AM – 1:00 PM. Magnolia Community Center 2550 34th Ave W. Seattle, WA 98199. For more info visit www.seattle.gov.

Tot Shabbat

Eastside A Tot Shabbat program for parents and children ages 5 and younger to welcome Shabbat with singing, dancing, stories, and blessings. Age recommendation: Infant. Toddler. Preschool. Cost: FREE. Friday, February 22, 2019, 11:15 AM. Temple B'nai Torah 15727 N.E. Fourth St Bellevue WA 98008. For more info visit www.templebnaitorah.org.

中文故事会 (Mandarin Chinese Story Time)

The Seattle Public Library Where: Lake City Branch. Room Location: Children's Area. Audience: Kids & Families. Language: 中文. Summary: 开心享受国语儿歌、故事及歌曲!(Enjoy rhymes, stories, and songs in Mandarin Chinese!). Description: 所有活动均为免费。在各分馆设有限额免费停车位. Story Time Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Story times are some of our most popular events! Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. More Children's Programs: http://www.spl.org/audiences/children/chi-calendar-of-events. Contact Info: Lake City Branch. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Cost: FREE. Event provided by: The Seattle Public Library. Friday, February 22, 2019, 11:30 AM – 12:00 PM.

Kids Cafe Afterschool Meals

The Seattle Public Library Where: High Point Branch. Room Location: Meeting Room. Audience: Kids & Families. Teens. Language: English. Summary: Kids Café Afterschool Meals - Kids & Teens Eat Free! Description: Kids and teens ages 1-18 are invited to stop by for free afterschool meals before heading on to other activities. Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. This program is co-sponsored by The Seattle Public Library, City of Seattle Human Services, and United Way of King County, with additional support from USDA. Contact Info: High Point Branch. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Cost: FREE. Event provided by: The Seattle Public Library. Friday, February 22, 2019, 2:45 PM – 3:45 PM.

Kids Cafe Afterschool Meals

The Seattle Public Library Where: Broadview Branch. Room Location: Meeting Room. Audience: Kids & Families. Teens. Language: English. Summary: Kids Café Afterschool Meals - Kids & Teens Eat Free! Description: Kids and teens ages 1-18 are invited to stop by for free afterschool meals before heading on to other activities. Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. This program is co-sponsored by The Seattle Public Library, City of Seattle Human Services, and United Way of King County, with additional support from USDA. Contact Info: Broadview Branch. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Cost: FREE. Event provided by: The Seattle Public Library. Friday, February 22, 2019, 2:45 PM – 3:45 PM.

Science Hour

Eastside Experience science through exciting hands-on experiments involving chemistry, flow dynamics, physics, forces and more! All ages welcome. Included with museum admission, $3-$12.50. Age recommendation: Infant. Toddler. Preschool. Elementary School. Cost: Fee. Pre-register: No. Phone: 425-637-8100. Email: info@kidsquestmuseum.org. Friday, February 22, 2019, 3:00 PM – 4:00 PM. KidsQuest Children's Museum 1116 108th Ave NE Bellevue, WA 98004. For more info visit www.kidsquestmuseum.org.

Sounds of Cool Japan: Taiko Drumming Show

Eastside This music program demonstrates the bonding of Japanese ancient tradition with modern spirit by combining the strong sound of Taiko drums, the sensitive sound of string instruments and the wispy sound of Japanese flutes. Ages 5 and older with adult. Limited tickets available 30 minutes before show time. Age recommendation: Preschool. Elementary School. Middle School. High School. Cost: FREE. Pre-register: Yes. Phone: 425-747-3350. Friday, February 22, 2019, 3:00 PM – 4:00 PM. Lake Hills Branch Library 15590 Lake Hills Blvd Bellevue, WA 98007. For more info visit kcls.bibliocommons.com.

STEAM Station

The Seattle Public Library Where: Rainier Beach Branch. Room Location: Meeting Room. Audience: Kids & Families. Language: English. Summary: Design and create artifacts that illustrate STEAM concepts! Featuring soap box guitars, sand squares, pentominoes and thaumatropes. Limited to supplies on hand. For children grades K-5. 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. Friday, February 22, 2019, 3:00 PM – 4:30 PM.

Kids Cafe Afterschool Meals

The Seattle Public Library Where: South Park Branch. Room Location: The Satterberg Foundation Children's Area. Audience: Kids & Families. Teens. Language: English. Summary: Kids Café Afterschool Meals - Kids & Teens Eat Free! Description: Kids and teens ages 1-18 are invited to stop by for free afterschool meals before heading on to other activities. Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. This program is co-sponsored by The Seattle Public Library, City of Seattle Human Services, and United Way of King County, with additional support from USDA. Contact Info: South Park Branch. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Cost: FREE. Event provided by: The Seattle Public Library. Friday, February 22, 2019, 3:45 PM – 4:15 PM.

Minecraft Connected Camp

The Seattle Public Library Where: High Point Branch. Room Location: Meeting Room. Audience: Kids & Families. Teens. Language: English. Summary: Create new worlds, strategize, and learn to build like a pro as you unlock the mysteries of Minecraft building, adventure and survival. Registration is required. . Description: During this 10 week program, you will learn how to create games and worlds using your Minecraft skills. Come and work together to design new experiences, test your creations, and bring you Minecraft skills to a new level. For students grades 5-8. Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is required. Please register in person at the High Point Branch or call 206-684-7454. Space is limited for this program. Contact Info: High Point Branch. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Cost: FREE. Event provided by: The Seattle Public Library. Friday, February 22, 2019, 4:00 PM – 5:30 PM.

Gage Teen Art Studio

Eastside Teens (ages 13 to 18) are invited to create art and learn new techniques in this weekly workshop. FREE. Pre-register. Age recommendation: Middle School. High School. Cost: FREE. Pre-register: Yes. Phone: 425-519-0770. Email: andrea@gageacademy.org. Friday, February 22, 2019, 4:00 PM – 7:00 PM. Bellevue Arts Museum 510 Bellevue Way N.E. Bellevue WA 98004. For more info visit www.bellevuearts.org.

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 Library! Bring your babies (prewalkers!) to enjoy stories, songs and fun with our children's librarian, Miss Louisa. Playtime will start at 4:30 with story time starting at 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: 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, February 22, 2019, 4:30 PM – 5:30 PM.

Friday Night Magic for Kids

Seattle Area An after school Magic The Gathering club for kids ages 17 and younger held every Friday 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. See details via link below. Pre-register online or day of at 4:15 p.m. $5. Age recommendation: Elementary School. Middle School. High School. Cost: Fee. Pre-register: Yes. Phone: 206-282-0540. Friday, February 22, 2019, 4:30 PM – 6:30 PM. Blue Highway Games 2203 Queen Anne Ave. N. Seattle WA 98109. For more info visit www.bluehighwaygames.com.

Friday Night Skate

Seattle Area Enjoy a night of family fun with the latest pop music, races and lights. $3 per person. Ages 2 and older. Age recommendation: Toddler. Preschool. Elementary School. Middle School. High School. Cost: Fee. Phone: 206-684-7430. Friday, February 22, 2019, 5:45 PM – 7:45 PM. Alki Community Center 5817 SW Stevens St Seattle, WA 98116. For more info visit www.seattle.gov.

Family Adventures in Candle Making

Eastside What happens when you take crayons and plastic and add heat? Experiment with melted materials and create one-of-a-kind candles that you can take home to light your house. Geared towards families with children that are 5 years or older. $20 nonmembers, $15 nonmember siblings. Age recommendation: Infant. Toddler. Preschool. Elementary School. Cost: Fee. Phone: 425-637-8100. Email: info@kidsquestmuseum.org. Friday, February 22, 2019, 6:00 PM – 7:30 PM. KidsQuest Children's Museum 1116 108th Ave NE Bellevue, WA 98004. For more info visit www.kidsquestmuseum.org.

Family Game Night

Seattle Area Teens can invite family and friends for an evening of fun and games. Refreshments provided. Age recommendation: Middle School. High School. Cost: FREE. Pre-register: No. Phone: 206-386-1919. Friday, February 22, 2019, 6:30 PM – 8:30 PM. Rainier Community Center 4600 38th Ave S. Seattle, WA 98118. For more info visit www.seattle.gov.

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, February 22, 2019, 6:30 PM – 8:15 PM. Bitter Lake Community Center Annex at Broadview Thomson Elementary 13040 Greenwood Ave. N. Seattle WA 98133. For more info visit www.seattle.gov.

Final Friday

Seattle Area It's an all-ages virtual reality open house! Explore PacSci's immersive augmented and virtual reality experiences in Building 4 after hours. Chill at the VR bar (parents), compete with friends in a Beat Saber competition and participate in many other one-night only presentations and activities. While here, take in a laser show in the Laser Dome or a feature film in IMAX at a bundled price. North Entrance. Check website for ticket prices. Age recommendation: All ages. Cost: Fee. Pre-register: Yes. Friday, February 22, 2019, 6:30 PM – 10:30 PM. Pacific Science Center 200 2nd Ave N Seattle, WA 98109. For more info visit www.pacificsciencecenter.org.

Skwim

Seattle Area Bring your family and friends and play a game that is a mix of water polo and Frisbee golf. You’ll play along with kids, teens, and adults. Must have swimming ability to swim independently of others. Recommended for ages 8 and older.  $3.75 for youth/seniors. $5.50 ages 18-64. Age recommendation: Elementary School. Middle School. High School. Cost: Fee. Phone: 206-684-0780. Friday, February 22, 2019, 7:00 PM – 8:00 PM. Greenlake Community Center/Evans pool 7201 East Green Lake Dr. N. Seattle, WA 98115. For more info visit www.seattle.gov.

The Miraculous Journey of Edward Tulane

Seattle Area Explore the magic of life with a toy china rabbit, Edward Tulane, as he experiences love and loss over a 20-year journey in this theatrical adaptation of the beloved book. Tickets start at $20. Recommended for ages 6 and older. Performance Type: Theater. Age recommendation: Elementary School. Cost: Fee. Phone: 206-441-3322. Email: tickets@sct.org. Friday, February 22, 2019, 7:00 PM – 8:30 PM. Seattle Children's Theatre 201 Thomas St. Seattle, WA 98109. For more info visit www.sct.org.

Ranger Walk: An Evergreen Evening

Eastside Learn about native Washington trees and listen for creatures that get active in the dark hours at Lake Hills Greenbelt. Bring your flashlight and dress for the weather. Age recommendation: All ages. Cost: FREE. Phone: 425-452-7225. Email: ParkRangerProgram@bellevuewa.gov. Friday, February 22, 2019, 7:00 PM – 8:00 PM. Lake Hills Greenbelt Ranger Station 15416 SE 16th St Bellevue, WA 98007. For more info visit parks.bellevuewa.gov.

Wintergrass

Eastside Bluegrass music festival includes concerts, dances, music jams, workshops, and kids’ workshops. Feb. 21-24. (see schedule online). $15-$80, free ages 12 and younger. Age recommendation: All ages. Cost: Fee. Phone: 253-428-8056. Saturday, February 23, 2019. Hyatt Regency Hotel 900 Bellevue Way N.E. Bellevue WA 98004. For more info visit www.wintergrass.com.

The Great Northwest Glass Quest

North Sound Pick up a guide book for tips on where to find a clue ball. Clue balls will be hidden in Stanwood and Camano Island parks and businesses through Feb. 26. Find one and you win a piece of glass art. Age recommendation: All ages. Cost: FREE. Saturday, February 23, 2019. Various locations in Stanwood and Camano Island. For more info visit www.thegreatnwglassquest.com.

Family Snow Play Day

South Sound Have fun sledding, snowshoeing or just playing while making new friends in the mountains. Please bring your own snow toys. Transportation provided to and from the mountain. Family of up to four $50. Pre-register by calling 253-320-1111. Age recommendation: Preschool. Elementary School. Middle School. High School. Cost: Fee. Pre-register: Yes. Phone: 253-320-1111. Saturday, February 23, 2019, 8:00 AM – 2:00 PM. Star Center 3873 S 66th St Tacoma, WA 98409. For more info visit www.metroparkstacoma.org.

Northwest Flower & Garden Show

Seattle Area Preview spring with display gardens, vendor marketplace, seminars, and a treasure hunt for kids. 9 a.m. to 8 p.m Feb. 20-23, and 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Feb. 24. $19 to $24, $10 ages 13 to 23, free ages 12 and younger. Multi-day passes and group rates available. Age recommendation: All ages. Cost: Fee. Pre-register: No. Phone: 253-756-2121. Saturday, February 23, 2019, 9:00 AM – 8:00 PM. Washington State Convention Center 800 Convention Place Seattle WA 98101. For more info visit www.gardenshow.com.

Family Nature Class: Sounds and Smells of the Forest

Seattle Area Through science-based exploration and outdoor play, preschoolers and their caregivers will experience the UW Botanic Gardens using their senses. Each class begins with an opportunity to explore several learning stations based on the week’s theme where children can practice fine motor skills, sensory investigation, creativity, and pre-math and literacy skills. Station time is followed by an opening circle and hike where the group will play games, listen to a story and further explore the weekly theme. $19 for the first child and caregiver; $8 for each additional child; additional adults and siblings younger than 2 are free. Age recommendation: Toddler. Preschool. Cost: Fee. Pre-register: Yes. Phone: 206-685-8033. Email: uwbgeduc@uw.edu. Saturday, February 23, 2019, 9:30 AM – 11:30 AM. Washington Park Arboretum 2300 Arboretum Dr. E Seattle, WA 98112. For more info visit botanicgardens.uw.edu.

Octopus Week

Seattle Area Learn about one of the coolest creatures in Puget Sound, the giant Pacific octopus! Feb. 16-24. Included with admission. $29.95, $19.95 ages 4 to 12, free ages 3 and younger. Octopus Week highlights: Live octopus release on Saturday, 2/16 at noon. Watch live video feed as our biologists escort Dash, one of our octopuses, to a new home in Puget Sound, just below the Aquarium’s pier. The following Saturday, 2/23 at noon, Zoey—another octopus—will be released. Divers will suit up in the Puget Sound Hall starting at 11:15am. Guests will be able to interact with the divers, learn about all the dive equipment and ask questions about the octopus! , Divers swim with an octopus on 2/17 and 2/24 at noon in the Window on Washington Waters exhibit. Get a one-of-a-kind view of an octopus and learn amazing facts about this iconic Puget Sound animal. , Octopus weigh-in on Wednesday, 2/20 at 1:30pm. How does one weigh a slippery, suckery, and boneless giant Pacific octopus? Come see for yourself during this… Type of Animal Event: Aquarium Events. Age recommendation: All ages. Cost: Fee. Phone: 206-386-4300. Saturday, February 23, 2019, 9:30 AM – 5:00 PM. Seattle Aquarium 1483 Alaskan Way Seattle WA 98101. For more info visit www.seattleaquarium.org.

Toddler Gym Play Time

Seattle Area Little walkers, up to the age of 5, can play, learn and develop both motor and social skills at this drop-in play time. Meet new friends, bounce and play, ride scooters and tricycles, roll and throw balls, and much more. Children can design their own inventions at the Magnolia CC Imagination Playground, which includes bricks and cylinders, accented with chutes, channels, and parts that suggest motion or connectivity. Parents must accompany children. Times are subject to change, especially during public school closures. Please call ahead to check. No program Jan. 1, Jan. 21 and Feb. 18. Age recommendation: Toddler. Preschool. Cost: FREE. Pre-register: No. Phone: 206-386-4235. Saturday, February 23, 2019, 9:30 AM – 11:00 AM. Magnolia Community Center 2550 34th Ave W. Seattle, WA 98199. For more info visit www.seattle.gov.

Kids 'n' Critters Discount Days

South Sound Hold a mountain goat skull. Stroke a wolf pelt. Stagger under elk antlers. And get up close to dozens of native Northwest animals. Kids 'n' Critters is the perfect time to get your own kids close to nature at Northwest Trek, where four kids get in free for every paying adult ($23). Age recommendation: All ages. Cost: Fee. Pre-register: No. Phone: 360-832-6117. Email: info@nwtrek.org. Saturday, February 23, 2019, 9:30 AM – 3:00 PM. Northwest Trek Wildlife Park 11610 Trek Dr. E. Eatonville, WA 98328. For more info visit www.nwtrek.org.

Maker Day: Making the Mold

Seattle Area Learn how to mold silicone with local maker Jeremy Elson. This Maker Day guides guests through the process of designing and casting a food safe silicone mold that can be used for chocolate, ice and more. Included with admission; free ages 14 and younger with an adult. Age recommendation: All ages. Cost: Fee. Saturday, February 23, 2019, 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM. MOHAI 860 Terry Ave N Seattle, WA 98109. For more info visit mohai.org.

Toddler Gym Play Time

Seattle Area Ride tricycles, play house or blocks, and have fun on the slide. Toddlers can socialize with peers, develop motor skills and have non-stop fun during this drop-in toddler gym. Parents must accompany their child at all times. Held weekly on Monday and Wednesday. No program on Jan. 1, Jan. 21 and Feb. 18. Age recommendation: Toddler. Cost: FREE. Pre-register: No. Phone: 206-386-1919. Saturday, February 23, 2019, 10:00 AM – 1:00 PM. Rainier Community Center 4600 38th Ave S. Seattle, WA 98118. For more info visit www.seattle.gov.

Toddler Tales & Trails

Seattle Area Introduce your toddler (ages 2 to 5) to nature with story time. Then explore the trails in Seward Park. Walks are easy and less than one mile in length. $2. Age recommendation: Toddler. Preschool. Cost: Fee. Pre-register: No. Phone: 206-652-2444. Email: sewardpark@audubon.org. Saturday, February 23, 2019, 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM. Seward Park Audubon Center 5902 Lake Washington Blvd. S. Seattle WA 98118. For more info visit sewardpark.audubon.org.

Volunteer Park Conservatory: Free Admission

Seattle Area Explore a lush garden in the middle of winter. Thanks to a generous donation, the conservatory is free to the public through Feb. 28. Age recommendation: All ages. Cost: FREE. Pre-register: No. Saturday, February 23, 2019, 10:00 AM – 3:45 PM. Volunteer Park Conservatory 1400 E Galer St, Seattle, WA 98112. For more info visit volunteerparkconservatory.org.

Brushes and Breakfast

Eastside Enjoy breakfast and create a masterpiece with your little artist. Bright Horizons teachers will lead the group in a step-by-step process to create a beautiful abstract painting using tape.This event is geared towards children 2 to 5 years old. Please RSVP to springdistrict@brighthorizons.com with your full name, your child’s name and their age. Age recommendation: Toddler. Preschool. Cost: FREE. Phone: 425-429-7314. Email: springdistrict@brighthorizons.com. Saturday, February 23, 2019, 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM. Bright Horizons 1227 121st Place NE Bellevue, WA 98005. For more info visit www.brighthorizons.com.

Dental Health Month at Hands On

South Sound February is Dental Health Month at Hands On! Throughout the month, enjoy a ton of fun activities throughout the Museum as well free dental screenings. Included with museum admission. $12, free ages 23 months and younger. Full Schedule: Free & Fun Activities at the Science Table Saturdays, 12 - 4 p.m. Feb. 9 | How do you chew? Herbivores, Omnivores, and Carnivores Feb. 16 | Mammoth Mouths Feb. 23 | Shark Teeth! Dental Health Month in the MakeSpace Fridays-Sundays, 11 a.m. - 3 p.m. Feb. 8-10 | Toothbrush Bots & Mazes Feb. 16, 18-19 | Silkscreen Printing Feb. 15, 17 | Makespace Tools: MONSTER MOUTHS! Feb. 22-24 | Painting on Easels with toothbrushes. Age recommendation: All ages. Cost: Fee. Pre-register: No. Phone: 360-956-0818. Email: communications@hocm.org. Saturday, February 23, 2019, 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM. Hands On Children's Museum 414 Jefferson St. N.E. Olympia WA 98501. For more info visit www.hocm.org.

Discovery Days

South Sound Tour the MaST Center, the marine biology and aquarium facility of Highline College. The Aquarium holds over 15 tanks totaling approximately 3,000 gallons of flow-through seawater, and displays over 250 native Puget Sound marine species. Age recommendation: All ages. Cost: FREE. Pre-register: No. Phone: 206-592-4000. Saturday, February 23, 2019, 10:00 AM – 2:00 PM. Marine Science and Technology Center 28203 Redondo Beach Dr. S. Des Moines, WA 98198. For more info visit mast.highline.edu.

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. All ages welcome.Stay and play after story time! Story Time Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Story times are some of our most popular events! Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. More Children's Programs: 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, February 23, 2019, 10:15 AM – 10:45 AM.

Kindiependent Kids Rock Series

Seattle Area The Kindiependent Kids Rock Series brings kid-friendly performers to Mount Baker Community Club. $5. 12/1/18 - The Not Its 12/8/18 - Eli Rosenblatt 12/22/18 - Harmonica Pocket 1/12/19 - Recess Monkey 1/26/19 - Caspar Babypants 2/9/19  - The Not Its 2/23/19 - Brian Vogan. Performance Type: Music. Age recommendation: All ages. Cost: Fee. Phone: 206-722-7209. Saturday, February 23, 2019, 10:30 AM – 11:30 AM. Mount Baker Community Club 2811 Mt. Rainier Drive S. Seattle WA 98144. For more info visit www.mountbaker.org.

Nature and Gardening Story Time

Seattle Area Stories and activities that celebrate gardens, plants and nature. Ages 3 to 8 and their families. Age recommendation: Toddler. Preschool. Elementary School. Cost: FREE. Phone: 206-543-0415. Saturday, February 23, 2019, 10:30 AM – 11:15 AM. Elisabeth C. Miller Library Center for Urban Horticulture 3501 N.E. 41st St. Seattle WA 98105. For more info visit depts.washington.edu.

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, February 23, 2019, 11:00 AM – 11:30 AM.

Peter and the Wolf

Seattle Area Without upsetting the maestro, three musicians and a conductor's assistant must outwit a fearsome wolf that threatens the orchestra and audience alike. This family concert is recommended for ages 6 to 12. Doors open one-hour prior to showtime for pre-show activities including crafts and instrument exploration. $15-$20. Performance Type: Music. Age recommendation: Elementary School. Middle School. Cost: Fee. Phone: 206-215-4747. Saturday, February 23, 2019, 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM. Benaroya Hall 200 University St. Seattle WA 98101. For more info visit www.seattlesymphony.org.

Saturday Morning Cartoons

Seattle Area See family friendly cartoons from around the world followed by post-show discussion. Held monthly on select Saturday mornings. See schedule via link below. Coffee and Mighty-o donuts available for purchase. $10. Age recommendation: All ages. Cost: Fee. Phone: 206-464-5830. Saturday, February 23, 2019, 11:00 AM. SIFF Cinema Uptown 511 Queen Anne Ave. N Seattle, WA 98109. For more info visit www.siff.net.

Saturday Story Time

Seattle Area Enjoy story time every Saturday at 11 a.m. Age recommendation: Infant. Toddler. Preschool. Elementary School. Cost: FREE. Phone: 206-525-2347. Saturday, February 23, 2019, 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM. Third Place Books, Ravenna 6504 20th Ave NE Seattle, WA 98115. For more info visit www.thirdplacebooks.com.

Weekend Family Workshop

Seattle Area Each weekend Museum of Flight hosts hands-on family workshops with a different theme. 11 a.m. and 1 p.m. through Sunday. Included with admission. Age recommendation: All ages. Cost: Fee. Saturday, February 23, 2019, 11:00 AM – 11:45 AM. Museum of Flight 9404 E Marginal Way S Seattle, WA 98108. For more info visit www.museumofflight.org.

KidsQuest Story Time

Eastside Circle up with the KidsQuest staff and learn through songs, books, rhymes and giggles. Free with museum membership or paid admission. $3-$12.50. Age recommendation: Infant. Toddler. Preschool. Elementary School. Cost: Fee. Pre-register: No. Phone: 425-637-8100. Email: info@kidsquestmuseum.org. Saturday, February 23, 2019, 11:00 AM – 11:30 AM. KidsQuest Children's Museum 1116 108th Ave NE Bellevue, WA 98004.

Black History Month Story Time

North Sound Meet at Barnes and Noble for a biography kids' book series and read about Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. an inspiring leader who had a dream of peace and love for all children everywhere. Plus get a coupon from the Café for a grilled cheese sandwich with milk or juice for $4. Age recommendation: Infant. Toddler. Preschool. Elementary School. Cost: FREE. Saturday, February 23, 2019, 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM. Barnes & Noble Alderwood Mall 19401 Alderwood Mall Pkwy Lynnwood, WA 98036. For more info visit stores.barnesandnoble.com.

Rad Science

North Sound Visitors are invited to attend interactive demonstrations covering a variety of science and technology topics. Two shows every Saturday:11 a.m. and 3:30 p.m. Included with admission. $10.70, free ages 12 months and younger. Age recommendation: Infant. Toddler. Preschool. Elementary School. Cost: Fee. Pre-register: No. Phone: 425-258-1006. Saturday, February 23, 2019, 11:00 AM – 4:00 PM. Imagine Children's Museum 1502 Wall St. Everett WA 98201. For more info visit www.imaginecm.org.

Baby Story Time

The Seattle Public Library Where: High Point Branch. Room Location: Meeting Room. Audience: Kids & Families. Language: English. Summary: It is story time at the High Point Branch! Bring your babies to enjoy stories, rhymes, songs and fun with our children's librarian. Story Time Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Story times are some of our most popular events! Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. More Children's Programs: 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. Saturday, February 23, 2019, 11:30 AM – 12:00 PM.

Free Community Day at SCT

Seattle Area See productions of "Above Between Below" (suited for grades 5 through 8) at 5 p.m. and a world premiere of "Ghosted" (grades 9+) at 12:30 p.m. Post-show discussions and workshops. Free, but please reserve tickets in advance. Performance Type: Theater. Age recommendation: Middle School. High School. Cost: FREE. Pre-register: Yes. Phone: 206-441-3322. Saturday, February 23, 2019, 12:30 PM – 6:30 PM. Seattle Children's Theatre 201 Thomas St Seattle, WA 98109. For more info visit www.sct.org.

Library Game Day

Seattle Area Try out local indie games, in all different levels of development. Talk to designers, get to know the DIY game design community in King County, and start to imagine the game you would design. Age recommendation: Preschool. Elementary School. Middle School. High School. Cost: FREE. Pre-register: No. Phone: 206-772-5541. Saturday, February 23, 2019, 12:30 PM – 4:30 PM. Skyway Library 12601 76th Ave S Seattle, WA, 98166. For more info visit kcls.org.

Science Dome Children's Show

South Sound Held every Saturday at 12:30 and 2 p.m. each week explores a different theme in this interactive show for kids ages 3 to 12. $6 per child, free for accompanying adults. Age recommendation: Preschool. Elementary School. Middle School. Cost: Fee. Phone: 253-964-6440. Saturday, February 23, 2019, 12:30 PM – 1:30 PM. Pierce College Science Dome 9401 Farwest Drive S.W. Lakewood WA 98498. For more info visit wp.pierce.ctc.edu.

Adventures of Reading Magic Show

Seattle Area Take the whole family to the Seattle Center for this interactive stage magic show about the magic of reading. Watch as Magician Raymond combines tales of magic with stage illusions to engage and amaze children of all ages. There will be two shows at 1 pm and 2:30 pm. After the show all the kids will learn a magic trick. Performance Type: Theater. Age recommendation: All ages. Cost: FREE. Pre-register: No. Email: Seattlemagicshow@gmail.com. Saturday, February 23, 2019, 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM. Seattle Center Center House Theater 305 Harrison Street Seattle, WA 98109.

The Miraculous Journey of Edward Tulane

Seattle Area Explore the magic of life with a toy china rabbit, Edward Tulane, as he experiences love and loss over a 20-year journey in this theatrical adaptation of the beloved book. Tickets start at $20. Recommended for ages 6 and older. Performance Type: Theater. Age recommendation: Elementary School. Cost: Fee. Phone: 206-441-3322. Email: tickets@sct.org. Saturday, February 23, 2019, 1:00 PM – 2:30 PM. Seattle Children's Theatre 201 Thomas St. Seattle, WA 98109. For more info visit www.sct.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, February 23, 2019, 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM. Bellevue Arts Museum 510 Bellevue Way N.E. Bellevue WA 98004. For more info visit www.bellevuearts.org.

Sparkle Fairy's School for Formerly Vile Villains

Eastside Sparkle Fairy gives villains a chance to mend their ways. This year's graduating class includes Captain Hook, Cinderella's stepsisters, The Big Bad Wolf and Snow White's Queen. Recommended for grade school children. All-ages family shows on Sundays.1 and 3 p.m. on weekends through March 9. Performance Type: Theater. Age recommendation: Elementary School. Middle School. High School. Cost: Fee. Pre-register: Yes. Saturday, February 23, 2019, 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM. Second Story Repertory Theatre 7325 166th Ave NE Ste F250 Redmond, WA 98052. For more info visit www.secondstoryrep.org.

Weekend Playshop

Eastside Get your hands and brain busy building and creating during this drop-in activity time. For ages 5 and older. Included with admission, $3-$12.50. Age recommendation: Preschool. Elementary School. Cost: Fee. Pre-register: No. Phone: 425-637-8100. Email: info@kidsquestmuseum.org. Saturday, February 23, 2019, 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM. KidsQuest Children's Museum 1116 108th Ave NE Bellevue, WA 98004. For more info visit www.kidsquestmuseum.org.

Family Wild Walks: Winter Safari

Seattle Area Bring the whole family for an hour and half themed walk. Stop along the way for games, hands-on activities and learning geared toward children ages 2 to 12. Tour groups gather in front of the Graham Visitors Center at 1:15pm to start our tour at 1:30pm. Space is limited. Age recommendation: All ages. Cost: FREE. Pre-register: No. Saturday, February 23, 2019, 1:30 PM – 3:00 PM. Washington Park Arboretum Graham Visitors Center 2300 Arboretum Dr E Seattle, WA 98112. For more info visit botanicgardens.uw.edu.

Slime-Making Demonstration

Seattle Area Retroactive Kids will be demonstrating Ooz-o's oozing slimy spheres kits. It's free to participate, and all ages welcome, but children must be accompanied by an adult. Age recommendation: All ages. Cost: FREE. Saturday, February 23, 2019, 1:30 PM – 2:30 PM. Retroactive Kids 4859 Rainier Ave S Seattle, WA 98118. For more info visit www.facebook.com.

Watershed Story Time & Crafts

Farther Afield Hear a naturalist read a story about a wild animal or nature theme that represents the watershed. Then choose a fun nature-related craft. ADA accessible, and all ages welcome. Register online at www.seattle.gov/util/crwec. Weekend Story Times are held every Saturday, Jan. 5 through Mar. 30. Check the website for weekly themes. Age recommendation: Toddler. Preschool. Elementary School. Cost: FREE. Pre-register: Yes. Phone: 206-733-9421. Email: CRWprograms@seattle.gov. Saturday, February 23, 2019, 1:30 PM – 3:30 PM. Cedar River Watershed Education Center 17905 Cedar Falls Rd SE North Bend, WA 98045. For more info visit secure.rec1.com.

¡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, February 23, 2019, 2:00 PM – 2:30 PM.

iBrent

Seattle Area Watch an acoustic show featuring catchy, colorful, kindie pop-rock for fun-loving families. Performance Type: Music. Age recommendation: Toddler. Preschool. Elementary School. Cost: FREE. Pre-register: No. Saturday, February 23, 2019, 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM. Third Place Books Lake Forest Park 17171 Bothell Way NE Seattle, WA 98155. For more info visit www.reverbnation.com.

Norman the Button Book Launch

Eastside Celebrate the official launch of Norman the Button with local author Michelle Olson. Get a locally printed copy of Norman, which is one of Kirkus Review's Best Books of 2018. Snacks, prizes and a coloring contest for kids. Age recommendation: All ages. Cost: FREE. Pre-register: No. Phone: 425-202-7791. Email: booktreekirkland1@gmail.com. Saturday, February 23, 2019, 2:00 PM – 3:30 PM. BookTree 609 Market Street Kirkland, Washington 98033. For more info visit www.facebook.com.

Ranger Walk

Eastside Join Bellevue Park Rangers every Saturday for an interpretive tour of the Lake Hills Greenbelt. Depart from the Lake Hills Ranger Station for a 1-hour trek. You'll learn local history and see native plants and wildlife that call Bellevue home. Age recommendation: Toddler. Preschool. Elementary School. Cost: FREE. Pre-register: No. Phone: 425-452-7225. Email: ParkRangerProgram@bellevuewa.gov. Saturday, February 23, 2019, 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM. Lake Hills Greenbelt Ranger Station 15416 SE 16th St Bellevue, WA 98007. For more info visit parks.bellevuewa.gov.

Lego Movie 2 Activity Time

North Sound Lego and Lego Movie 2 fans can play with hands-on including building a Mini Emmet's Dream House to take home with you, plus other giveaways while supplies last. Visit the Café and get a Blondie Blast for $1. Age recommendation: Infant. Toddler. Preschool. Cost: FREE. Saturday, February 23, 2019, 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM. Barnes & Noble Alderwood Mall 19401 Alderwood Mall Pkwy Lynnwood, WA 98036. For more info visit stores.barnesandnoble.com.

AveKids: Kuniko - Japanese Storytelling

South Sound Kuniko tells charming Japanese folktales with traditional musical instruments, magical masks, origami and mime. Performances promote cross-cultural communication and understanding. Stay after the show for origami making. Space is limited; reserve tickets in advance. $10. Performance Type: Other Performances. Age recommendation: Toddler. Preschool. Elementary School. Middle School. Cost: Fee. Phone: 253-931-3043. Email: events@auburnwa.gov. Saturday, February 23, 2019, 2:00 PM – 3:30 PM. Auburn Avenue Theater 10 Auburn Ave Auburn, WA 98002. For more info visit app.arts-people.com.

Science Dome Children's Show

South Sound Held every Saturday at 12:30 and 2 p.m. each week explores a different theme in this interactive show for kids ages 3 to 12. $6 per child, free for accompanying adults. Age recommendation: Preschool. Elementary School. Middle School. Cost: Fee. Phone: 253-964-6440. Saturday, February 23, 2019, 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM. Pierce College Science Dome 9401 Farwest Drive S.W. Lakewood WA 98498. For more info visit wp.pierce.ctc.edu.

Create Your Own Comic Reception

The Seattle Public Library Where: Southwest Branch. Audience: Kids & Families. Teens. Language: English. Summary: Come and explore comic books created by library youth who participated in the 'Create Your Own Comic' series. Refreshments will be served. Description: Youth who participated in the 'Create Your Own Comic' series will be able to pick up their completed comic books and show off their work to the community. The comic books will be on display in the library for one month. Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Contact Info: Southwest Branch. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Cost: FREE. Event provided by: The Seattle Public Library. Saturday, February 23, 2019, 2:30 PM – 4:30 PM.

Tracks, Scratch, & Scat

Eastside Animals leave all kinds of clues that tell us which critter has been visiting and what they were up to. Learn some of Bellevue’s animal signs before you head out to search for prints, feathers and scat to see what's happening in Lewis Creek Park. Best for children ages 5 to 10 with accompanying adult(s). RSVP required for children and adults by 4 p.m. the Friday before the program at 425-452-4195 or LCVC@BellevueWA.gov. Indoor/outdoor program. Age recommendation: Elementary School. Cost: FREE. Pre-register: Yes. Phone: 425-452-4195. Email: LCVC@BellevueWa.gov. Saturday, February 23, 2019, 2:30 PM – 3:30 PM. Lewis Creek Visitor Center 5808 Lakemont Blvd. SE Bellevue, WA 98006. For more info visit parks.bellevuewa.gov.

LibraryLab

The Seattle Public Library Where: International District/Chinatown Branch. Audience: Kids & Families. Language: English. Summary: LibraryLab introduces science, technology, engineering and math concepts through play, experimentation and discovery! Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. 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, February 23, 2019, 2:30 PM – 4:00 PM.

Beethoven Symphony 3 Family Concert

Seattle Area Join the Seattle Festival Orchestra as they perform heroic works from Beethoven, Weber and Strauss. Concert will feature Beethoven Symphony 3, Strauss Horn Concerto 2 in a condensed, family-friendly format. Instrument petting zoo at intermission. Free parking. Cry room available. $18, $14 minors and seniors, free ages 2 and younger. Performance Type: Music. Age recommendation: All ages. Cost: Fee. Pre-register: Yes. Email: sfoseattle@gmail.com. Saturday, February 23, 2019, 3:00 PM – 4:00 PM. Faith Lutheran Church 8208 18th Ave NE Seattle, WA 98115.

Dana Manalang: ROPOS and the Underwater Volcano

Seattle Area Whoa! An underwater volcano has just erupted! Its up to ROPOS to explore the sea floor and find out whats going on down there. Author Dana Manalang has been working with underwater systems as an engineer in the Seattle area for over a decade, though her love of the sea goes back as far as she can remember. A mother of two, Dana enjoys sharing her enthusiasm for all things aquatic and robotic with her kids and anyone else who will listen. Age recommendation: Preschool. Elementary School. Middle School. Cost: FREE. Saturday, February 23, 2019, 3:00 PM – 4:00 PM. Third Place Books, Ravenna 6504 20th Ave NE Seattle, WA 98115. For more info visit www.thirdplacebooks.com.

Free Open Play

Eastside Playground too cold & wet? Come jump with Springfree Trampoline. Daily, 10 a.m. to noon. Saturdays, 3 to 5 p.m. Age recommendation: All ages. Cost: FREE. Pre-register: No. Phone: 425-654-1360. Email: seattle@springfree.com. Saturday, February 23, 2019, 3:00 PM – 5:00 PM. Springfree Trampoline 1875 NW Poplar Way Issaquah, WA 98027. For more info visit www.springfreetrampoline.com.

Sparkle Fairy's School for Formerly Vile Villains

Eastside Sparkle Fairy gives villains a chance to mend their ways. This year's graduating class includes Captain Hook, Cinderella's stepsisters, The Big Bad Wolf and Snow White's Queen. Recommended for grade school children. All-ages family shows on Sundays.1 and 3 p.m. on weekends through March 9. Performance Type: Theater. Age recommendation: Elementary School. Middle School. High School. Cost: Fee. Pre-register: Yes. Saturday, February 23, 2019, 3:00 PM – 4:00 PM. Second Story Repertory Theatre 7325 166th Ave NE Ste F250 Redmond, WA 98052. For more info visit www.secondstoryrep.org.

Wakhtiyo Sheeko Oo Soomali Ah (Somali Story Time)

The Seattle Public Library Where: Lake City Branch. Room Location: Meeting Room. Audience: Kids & Families. Language: Soomaali. Summary: Fadlan Keen Caruurtaada Si Ay U Qaataan Waqti Xiiso leh, Iyo Sheeko Xariiro Ku Bixi Doonta Afka Soomaaliaga. Story Time Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Story times are some of our most popular events! Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Translation: It is Somali Story Time at the Lake City Branch! Bring your children to enjoy stories, rhymes and fun in Somali. More Children's Programs: http://www.spl.org/audiences/children/chi-calendar-of-events. Contact Info: Lake City Branch. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. 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, February 23, 2019, 4:00 PM – 4:30 PM.

Owl Prowl

Seattle Area Join a Seattle Urban Nature Guide for a dusk-to-dark search for owls. Ages 8 and older. Register online with code #13068. $10. Age recommendation: Elementary School. Middle School. High School. Cost: Fee. Pre-register: Yes. Phone: 206-386-4236. Email: discovery.park@seattle.gov. Saturday, February 23, 2019, 4:00 PM – 6:15 PM. Discovery Park 3801 Discovery Park Blvd Seattle, WA. 98199. For more info visit www.seattle.gov.

The Miraculous Journey of Edward Tulane

Seattle Area Explore the magic of life with a toy china rabbit, Edward Tulane, as he experiences love and loss over a 20-year journey in this theatrical adaptation of the beloved book. Tickets start at $20. Recommended for ages 6 and older. Performance Type: Theater. Age recommendation: Elementary School. Cost: Fee. Phone: 206-441-3322. Email: tickets@sct.org. Saturday, February 23, 2019, 4:30 PM – 6:00 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: 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: 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, February 23, 2019, 5:00 PM – 5:30 PM.

Sound Off! Youth Band Competition

Seattle Area MoPOP’s premier 21-and-under music showcase and competition supports the local music scene by giving artists of all backgrounds the opportunity to showcase original music on a large platform, connect with peers and industry professionals, and take the next step in their music careers. The winning band from each semifinal will progress to finals on Saturday, Marc 2, which will be broadcast live on KEXP's Audioasis.  $14, $10 ages 5 to 17, $5 TeenTix pass holders.  View the schedule and lineup online. Performance Type: Music. Age recommendation: Elementary School. Middle School. High School. Cost: Fee. Phone: 206-770-2700. Saturday, February 23, 2019, 7:30 PM. MoPOP (Museum of Pop Culture, formerly EMP) 325 Fifth Ave. N. Seattle WA 98109. For more info visit www.mopop.org.

Wintergrass

Eastside Bluegrass music festival includes concerts, dances, music jams, workshops, and kids’ workshops. Feb. 21-24. (see schedule online). $15-$80, free ages 12 and younger. Age recommendation: All ages. Cost: Fee. Phone: 253-428-8056. Sunday, February 24, 2019. Hyatt Regency Hotel 900 Bellevue Way N.E. Bellevue WA 98004. For more info visit www.wintergrass.com.

The Great Northwest Glass Quest

North Sound Pick up a guide book for tips on where to find a clue ball. Clue balls will be hidden in Stanwood and Camano Island parks and businesses through Feb. 26. Find one and you win a piece of glass art. Age recommendation: All ages. Cost: FREE. Sunday, February 24, 2019. Various locations in Stanwood and Camano Island. For more info visit www.thegreatnwglassquest.com.

Northwest Flower & Garden Show

Seattle Area Preview spring with display gardens, vendor marketplace, seminars, and a treasure hunt for kids. 9 a.m. to 8 p.m Feb. 20-23, and 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Feb. 24. $19 to $24, $10 ages 13 to 23, free ages 12 and younger. Multi-day passes and group rates available. Age recommendation: All ages. Cost: Fee. Pre-register: No. Phone: 253-756-2121. Sunday, February 24, 2019, 9:00 AM – 8:00 PM. Washington State Convention Center 800 Convention Place Seattle WA 98101. For more info visit www.gardenshow.com.

Pancake Breakfast

Seattle Area Join your friends and neighbors for Bitter Lake Community Center’s Annual Pancake Breakfast. There will be  all-you-can-eat pancakes, scrambled eggs, sausage, juice, and coffee. Proceeds from this event will help provide scholarships to those in need throughout the year. $5. Age recommendation: All ages. Cost: Fee. Phone: 206-684-7524. Sunday, February 24, 2019, 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM. Bitter Lake Community Center 13035 Linden Ave N Seattle, WA 98133. For more info visit www.seattle.gov.

Octopus Week

Seattle Area Learn about one of the coolest creatures in Puget Sound, the giant Pacific octopus! Feb. 16-24. Included with admission. $29.95, $19.95 ages 4 to 12, free ages 3 and younger. Octopus Week highlights: Live octopus release on Saturday, 2/16 at noon. Watch live video feed as our biologists escort Dash, one of our octopuses, to a new home in Puget Sound, just below the Aquarium’s pier. The following Saturday, 2/23 at noon, Zoey—another octopus—will be released. Divers will suit up in the Puget Sound Hall starting at 11:15am. Guests will be able to interact with the divers, learn about all the dive equipment and ask questions about the octopus! , Divers swim with an octopus on 2/17 and 2/24 at noon in the Window on Washington Waters exhibit. Get a one-of-a-kind view of an octopus and learn amazing facts about this iconic Puget Sound animal. , Octopus weigh-in on Wednesday, 2/20 at 1:30pm. How does one weigh a slippery, suckery, and boneless giant Pacific octopus? Come see for yourself during this… Type of Animal Event: Aquarium Events. Age recommendation: All ages. Cost: Fee. Phone: 206-386-4300. Sunday, February 24, 2019, 9:30 AM – 5:00 PM. Seattle Aquarium 1483 Alaskan Way Seattle WA 98101. For more info visit www.seattleaquarium.org.

Kids 'n' Critters Discount Days

South Sound Hold a mountain goat skull. Stroke a wolf pelt. Stagger under elk antlers. And get up close to dozens of native Northwest animals. Kids 'n' Critters is the perfect time to get your own kids close to nature at Northwest Trek, where four kids get in free for every paying adult ($23). Age recommendation: All ages. Cost: Fee. Pre-register: No. Phone: 360-832-6117. Email: info@nwtrek.org. Sunday, February 24, 2019, 9:30 AM – 3:00 PM. Northwest Trek Wildlife Park 11610 Trek Dr. E. Eatonville, WA 98328. For more info visit www.nwtrek.org.

Sunday Public Sail

Seattle Area Each Sunday, the Center for Wooden Boats offers free 45-minute rides on Lake Union. Set sail on one of the beautiful, classic boats. Sign up for a slot in person, several trips throughout the day. Space is limited. Age recommendation: Preschool. Elementary School. Middle School. High School. Cost: FREE. Sunday, February 24, 2019, 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM. The Center for Wooden Boats 1010 Valley St. Seattle WA 98109. For more info visit cwb.org.

Volunteer Park Conservatory: Free Admission

Seattle Area Explore a lush garden in the middle of winter. Thanks to a generous donation, the conservatory is free to the public through Feb. 28. Age recommendation: All ages. Cost: FREE. Pre-register: No. Sunday, February 24, 2019, 10:00 AM – 3:45 PM. Volunteer Park Conservatory 1400 E Galer St, Seattle, WA 98112. For more info visit volunteerparkconservatory.org.

Dental Health Month at Hands On

South Sound February is Dental Health Month at Hands On! Throughout the month, enjoy a ton of fun activities throughout the Museum as well free dental screenings. Included with museum admission. $12, free ages 23 months and younger. Full Schedule: Free & Fun Activities at the Science Table Saturdays, 12 - 4 p.m. Feb. 9 | How do you chew? Herbivores, Omnivores, and Carnivores Feb. 16 | Mammoth Mouths Feb. 23 | Shark Teeth! Dental Health Month in the MakeSpace Fridays-Sundays, 11 a.m. - 3 p.m. Feb. 8-10 | Toothbrush Bots & Mazes Feb. 16, 18-19 | Silkscreen Printing Feb. 15, 17 | Makespace Tools: MONSTER MOUTHS! Feb. 22-24 | Painting on Easels with toothbrushes. Age recommendation: All ages. Cost: Fee. Pre-register: No. Phone: 360-956-0818. Email: communications@hocm.org. Sunday, February 24, 2019, 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM. Hands On Children's Museum 414 Jefferson St. N.E. Olympia WA 98501. For more info visit www.hocm.org.

Sensory Sunday

Farther Afield Children with autism or a similar sensory challenge are invited to explore KiDiMu with their families. Enjoy a supportive and less crowded environment and staff support. The program is offered between 10 and 11:30 a.m. before the Museum opens to the general public. Pre-register. $8. Age recommendation: Infant. Toddler. Preschool. Elementary School. Cost: Fee. Pre-register: Yes. Phone: 206-855-4650. Email: dania@kidimu.org. Sunday, February 24, 2019, 10:00 AM – 11:30 AM. Kids Discovery Museum 301 Ravine Lane Bainbridge Island WA 98110. For more info visit www.kidimu.org.

Sensory Sunday: Autism & SPD Support Program

Farther Afield On the fourth Sunday morning of the month, children with autism or a similar sensory processing challenge are invited to explore KiDiMu with their families, while enjoying a welcoming, less crowded environment. Made possible by CHI Franciscan Health. $8. Age recommendation: Infant. Toddler. Preschool. Elementary School. Cost: Fee. Pre-register: No. Phone: 206-855-4650. Email: learnmore@kidimu.org. Sunday, February 24, 2019, 10:00 AM – 11:30 AM. KiDiMu 301 Ravine Lane, NE Bainbridge Island, WA 98110. For more info visit www.kidimu.org.

Sensory Sunday: Autism & SPD Support Program

Farther Afield On the fourth Sunday of the month, children with autism or a similar sensory processing challenge are invited to explore KiDiMu with their families, while enjoying a welcoming, less crowded environment. $8 per person; free for members and children younger than twelve months. Age recommendation: Infant. Toddler. Preschool. Elementary School. Cost: Fee. Pre-register: No. Phone: 206-855-4650. Email: learnmore@kidimu.org. Sunday, February 24, 2019, 10:00 AM – 11:30 AM. Kids Discovery Museum 301 Ravine Lane NE Bainbridge Island, WA 98110.

Reading with Rover

Seattle Area Kids who love to read or who need help reading can practice alongside a furry friend. Therapy dogs from Reading With Rover are at Third Place Books Seward Park on the last Sunday of every month to help young readers build skills, confidence, and a love for reading. Age recommendation: Elementary School. Middle School. Cost: FREE. Pre-register: No. Sunday, February 24, 2019, 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM. Third Place Books Seward Park 5041 Wilson Ave S Seattle, WA 98118. For more info visit www.thirdplacebooks.com.

The Miraculous Journey of Edward Tulane

Seattle Area Explore the magic of life with a toy china rabbit, Edward Tulane, as he experiences love and loss over a 20-year journey in this theatrical adaptation of the beloved book. Tickets start at $20. Recommended for ages 6 and older. Performance Type: Theater. Age recommendation: Elementary School. Cost: Fee. Phone: 206-441-3322. Email: tickets@sct.org. Sunday, February 24, 2019, 11:00 AM – 12:30 PM. Seattle Children's Theatre 201 Thomas St. Seattle, WA 98109. For more info visit www.sct.org.

Weekend Family Workshop

Seattle Area Each weekend Museum of Flight hosts hands-on family workshops with a different theme. 11 a.m. and 1 p.m. through Sunday. Included with admission. Age recommendation: All ages. Cost: Fee. Sunday, February 24, 2019, 11:00 AM – 11:45 AM. Museum of Flight 9404 E Marginal Way S Seattle, WA 98108. For more info visit www.museumofflight.org.

The Little Engine That Could

Eastside The little broken-down engine needs your help! Her toys need to be delivered to the children on the other side of the mountain but who can do it? There are many trains who are willing to help, but they all seem to have more important things on their minds. Can you help the little engine get their attention so they will help her deliver the toys? Shows at 11 a.m. 1 p.m. and 3 p.m. $15. These shows will be ASL interpreted. Performance Type: Theater. Age recommendation: Infant. Toddler. Preschool. Elementary School. Cost: Fee. Pre-register: No. Phone: 425-820-1800. Email: ashleymccuen@studio-east.org. Sunday, February 24, 2019, 11:00 AM – 4:00 PM. Kirkland Performance Center 350 Kirkland Ave Kirkland, WA 98033. For more info visit www.kpcenter.org.

Pillow Fort Book Club

North Sound This fun meet-up for readers ages 8 to 12 introduces kids to some of the greatest middle grade titles around. Discover new books, meet new friends, and encourage a life-long love of reading. Check the website for monthly picks. Parents are welcome to attend. Age recommendation: Elementary School. Middle School. Cost: FREE. Phone: 206-634-3400. Sunday, February 24, 2019, 11:00 AM. University Book Store 15311 Main St. Mill Creek 98012. For more info visit www.ubookstore.com.

Weekend Playshop

Eastside Get your hands and brain busy building and creating during this drop-in activity time. For ages 5 and older. Included with museum admission, $3-$12.50. Age recommendation: Preschool. Elementary School. Cost: Fee. Pre-register: No. Phone: 425-637-8100. Email: info@kidsquestmuseum.org. Sunday, February 24, 2019, 12:00 PM – 2:00 PM. KidsQuest Children's Museum 1116 108th Ave NE Bellevue, WA 98004. For more info visit www.kidsquestmuseum.org.

Sparkle Fairy's School for Formerly Vile Villains

Eastside Sparkle Fairy gives villains a chance to mend their ways. This year's graduating class includes Captain Hook, Cinderella's stepsisters, The Big Bad Wolf and Snow White's Queen. Recommended for grade school children. All-ages family shows on Sundays.1 and 3 p.m. on weekends through March 9. Performance Type: Theater. Age recommendation: Elementary School. Middle School. High School. Cost: Fee. Pre-register: Yes. Sunday, February 24, 2019, 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM. Second Story Repertory Theatre 7325 166th Ave NE Ste F250 Redmond, WA 98052. For more info visit www.secondstoryrep.org.

Pokemon Swap

Seattle Area Come trade cards and collectibles and spin the prize wheel to win a treat, a little Pokemon figure or a booster pack of Pokemon cards. Age recommendation: All ages. Cost: FREE. Sunday, February 24, 2019, 1:30 PM – 2:30 PM. Retroactive Kids 4859 Rainier Ave S Seattle, WA 98118. For more info visit www.facebook.com.

Adventure Hikes

Farther Afield Join a naturalist for a 2-mile hike along the trails of Rattlesnake and Christmas Lakes. Experience winter and seek out early signs of spring. This all-age hike is geared for ages 7 and older, however, younger children will need to keep pace and/or be carried in a backpack by an adult. Dress warmly and bring a snack. No strollers or pets. Register online at www.seattle.gov/util/crwec. Email CRWprograms@seattle.gov or 206-733-9421 if you have any questions. Adventures hikes are held on Sundays, January 27, February 10 & 24, March 10 & 24. Age recommendation: Elementary School. Cost: FREE. Pre-register: Yes. Phone: 206-733-9421. Email: CRWprograms@seattle.gov. Sunday, February 24, 2019, 1:30 PM – 3:30 PM. Cedar River Watershed Education Center 17905 Cedar Falls Road SE North Bend, WA 98045. For more info visit www.seattle.gov.

West Seattle Seed Swap

The Seattle Public Library Where: West Seattle Branch. Room Location: Meeting Room. Audience: Kids & Families. Teens. Adults. Language: English. Summary: Get ready for Spring! Bring your seeds to share and find new varieties to grow. Description: Join other gardeners to share seeds at the fifth annual seed swap. Come even if you just want to get started in the garden and need some inspiration and a few seed varieties to start. Bring as much information as you have about your seeds, such as variety, growth habit and days to maturity. Please - no hybrid seeds, old seeds or GMO seeds. Presented in partnership with the King County Seed Lending Library. Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. 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. Sunday, February 24, 2019, 2:00 PM – 3:30 PM.

Leemos Juntos

North Sound Head to the children's museum each Sunday for a Spanish language story time featuring a traditional or modern story book. Included with museum admission: $12. Age recommendation: All ages. Cost: Fee. Phone: 425-258-1006. Sunday, February 24, 2019, 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM. Imagine Children's Museum 1502 Wall St Everett, WA 98201. For more info visit www.imaginecm.org.

Autism Auction and Art Walk

South Sound Help raise awareness and funds for the Orting special education program. Meet members of the Sea Gals, local athletes and a few Disney princesses.  Explore a gallery of artwork created by special education students, and name your price to purchase the artwork. Don't miss the silent auction and the free dessert bar. A sensory-friendly area is available for children who need a quiet place to play. All ages welcome, and admission is complementary. Sunday, February 24, 2019, 2:00 PM. Twin Lakes Golf & Country Club 3583 SW 320th St. Federal Way WA 98023. For more info visit www.facebook.com.

The Miraculous Journey of Edward Tulane

Seattle Area Explore the magic of life with a toy china rabbit, Edward Tulane, as he experiences love and loss over a 20-year journey in this theatrical adaptation of the beloved book. Tickets start at $20. Recommended for ages 6 and older. Performance Type: Theater. Age recommendation: Elementary School. Cost: Fee. Phone: 206-441-3322. Email: tickets@sct.org. Sunday, February 24, 2019, 2:30 PM – 4:00 PM. Seattle Children's Theatre 201 Thomas St. Seattle, WA 98109. For more info visit www.sct.org.

Sparkle Fairy's School for Formerly Vile Villains

Eastside Sparkle Fairy gives villains a chance to mend their ways. This year's graduating class includes Captain Hook, Cinderella's stepsisters, The Big Bad Wolf and Snow White's Queen. Recommended for grade school children. All-ages family shows on Sundays.1 and 3 p.m. on weekends through March 9. Performance Type: Theater. Age recommendation: Elementary School. Middle School. High School. Cost: Fee. Pre-register: Yes. Sunday, February 24, 2019, 3:00 PM – 4:00 PM. Second Story Repertory Theatre 7325 166th Ave NE Ste F250 Redmond, WA 98052. For more info visit www.secondstoryrep.org.

Toddler Gym Play Time

Seattle Area Little walkers, up to the age of 5, can play, learn and develop both motor and social skills at this drop-in play time. Meet new friends, bounce and play, ride scooters and tricycles, roll and throw balls, and much more. Parents must accompany children. Times are subject to change, especially during public school closures. Please call ahead to check. No programs on Jan. 1, Jan. 21, and Feb. 18. Age recommendation: Toddler. Preschool. Cost: FREE. Pre-register: No. Phone: 206-684-7524. Monday, February 25, 2019, 9:30 AM – 12:30 PM. Bitter Lake Community Center 13035 Linden Ave N Seattle, WA 98133. For more info visit www.seattle.gov.

Toddler Gym Play Time

Seattle Area Little walkers, up to the age of 5, can play, learn and develop both motor and social skills at this drop-in play time. Meet new friends, bounce and play, ride scooters and tricycles, roll and throw balls, and much more. Children can also design their own inventions at the Imagination Playground, which includes bricks and cylinders, accented with chutes, channels, and parts that suggest motion or connectivity. Parents must accompany children. Times are subject to change, especially during public school closures. Please call ahead to check. No programs on Jan.1, Jan. 21 and Feb. 18. Age recommendation: Toddler. Preschool. Cost: FREE. Phone: (206) 684-4093. Monday, February 25, 2019, 9:30 AM – 12:30 PM. Ballard Community Center 6020 28th Ave NW Seattle, WA 98107. For more info visit www.seattle.gov.

Kids 'n' Critters Discount Days

South Sound Hold a mountain goat skull. Stroke a wolf pelt. Stagger under elk antlers. And get up close to dozens of native Northwest animals. Kids 'n' Critters is the perfect time to get your own kids close to nature at Northwest Trek, where four kids get in free for every paying adult ($23). Age recommendation: All ages. Cost: Fee. Pre-register: No. Phone: 360-832-6117. Email: info@nwtrek.org. Monday, February 25, 2019, 9:30 AM – 3:00 PM. Northwest Trek Wildlife Park 11610 Trek Dr. E. Eatonville, WA 98328. For more info visit www.nwtrek.org.

Open Art Studio

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

PlayDates at PacSci

Seattle Area Enjoy a relaxing morning under the arches as you sip on a cup of complimentary coffee from the café (available right outside the Just for Tots area) while you explore with your early learner. Young scientists can engage with story time, the preschool planetarium show (seating is limited) and a variety of other hands-on activities. Included with admission. Age recommendation: Toddler. Preschool. Cost: Fee. Phone: 206-443-2001. Email: info@pacsci.org. Monday, February 25, 2019, 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM. Pacific Science Center 200 2nd Ave N Seattle, WA 98109. For more info visit www.pacificsciencecenter.org.

Toddler Gym Play Time

Seattle Area Ride tricycles, play house or blocks, and have fun on the slide. Toddlers can socialize with peers, develop motor skills and have non-stop fun during this drop-in toddler gym. Parents must accompany their child at all times. Held weekly on Monday and Wednesday. No program on Jan. 1, Jan. 21 and Feb. 18. Age recommendation: Toddler. Cost: FREE. Pre-register: No. Phone: 206-684-4788. Monday, February 25, 2019, 10:00 AM – 1:00 PM. Garfield Community Center 2323 E Cherry St. Seattle, WA 98122. For more info visit www.seattle.gov.

CANCELED - 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! Enjoy stories, rhymes, songs and fun with our children's librarian. Stay afterwards for playtime. Story time is for ages 1-5, but babies 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: 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, February 25, 2019, 10:30 AM – 11:00 AM.

Music with Matt

Eastside Enjoy a fun morning of live music with Matt Lome. He plays a mix of kid and adult friendly music. Included with admission. $25, ages 5 and younger only. Caregivers are free. Age recommendation: Infant. Toddler. Preschool. Cost: Fee. Pre-register: No. Phone: 425-495-0714. Email: info@roosworldofdiscovery.com. Monday, February 25, 2019, 10:30 AM – 11:30 AM. Roo's World of Discovery 108 Central Way Kirkland , WA 98033.

Messy Monday: Toothbrush Painting

Farther Afield In celebration of National Children's Dental Health Month, join KiDiMu instructors for a special project featuring toothbrush painting! Messy experimentation and sensory exploration is not only allowed but encouraged. This is part of KiDiMu's STREAM (science, technology, reading, engineering, arts, and math) curriculum promoting skills necessary for academic success. $8. Age recommendation: Infant. Toddler. Preschool. Elementary School. Cost: Fee. Pre-register: No. Phone: 206-855-4650. Email: learnmore@kidimu.org. Monday, February 25, 2019, 10:30 AM – 11:30 AM. KiDiMu 301 Ravine Lane NE Bainbridge Island, WA 98110. For more info visit www.kidimu.org.

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 babies (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: 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, February 25, 2019, 12:00 PM – 12:30 PM.

Kids Cafe Afterschool Meals

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

Kids Cafe Afterschool Meals

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

Kids Cafe Afterschool Meals

The Seattle Public Library Where: South Park Branch. Room Location: The Satterberg Foundation Children's Area. Audience: Kids & Families. Teens. Language: English. Summary: Kids Café Afterschool Meals - Kids & Teens Eat Free! Description: Kids and teens ages 1-18 are invited to stop by for free afterschool meals before heading on to other activities. Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. This program is co-sponsored by The Seattle Public Library, City of Seattle Human Services, and United Way of King County, with additional support from USDA. Contact Info: South Park Branch. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Cost: FREE. Event provided by: The Seattle Public Library. Monday, February 25, 2019, 3:45 PM – 4:15 PM.

Homework Help

The Seattle Public Library Where: High Point Branch. Room Location: Study Room. Audience: Kids & Families. Teens. Language: English. Summary: Homework Help volunteers will be at this branch to assist students on a drop-in basis throughout the school year, with the exception of school holidays. Description: These super volunteers provide support and encouragement to students and are especially good at helping new English speakers. , Please note that, while Homework Help is available to students from kindergarten through 12th grade, volunteers are not responsible for children, who should not be left unsupervised. Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. More Options: Homework Help. Contact Info: High Point Branch. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Cost: FREE. Event provided by: The Seattle Public Library. Monday, February 25, 2019, 4:00 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, February 25, 2019, 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. Monday, February 25, 2019, 4:30 PM – 7:30 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, February 25, 2019, 4:30 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. Monday, February 25, 2019, 4:30 PM – 7:30 PM.

Homework Help

The Seattle Public Library Where: Lake City Branch. Room Location: Meeting Room. Audience: Kids & Families. Teens. Language: English. Summary: Homework Help volunteers will be at this branch to assist students on a drop-in basis throughout the school year, with the exception of school holidays. Description: These great volunteers provide support and encouragement to students and are especially good at helping new English speakers. Please note that, while Homework Help is available to students from kindergarten through 12th grade, volunteers are not responsible for children, who should not be left unsupervised. Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. More Options: Learn more about Student Success. Contact Info: Lake City Branch. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Cost: FREE. Event provided by: The Seattle Public Library. Monday, February 25, 2019, 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, February 25, 2019, 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. Monday, February 25, 2019, 4:30 PM – 6:30 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, February 25, 2019, 4:30 PM – 6:30 PM.

After School Magic Camp with Kevin Spencer

North Sound International Magician of the Year Kevin Spencer teaches campers of all abilities to perform incredible tricks with everyday objects. From Feb. 25 to March 1 campers will explore their curiosity, develop their magical creativity and discover new confidence while performing magic tricks. At the end of the week, participants perform a live show for family and friends. Kevin Spencer's work is sensory-friendly and appropriate for students of all abilities. $80/week. Need-based scholarships available; see website for details. Best for students ages 8-15. Age recommendation: Elementary School. Middle School. High School. Cost: Fee. Pre-register: Yes. Phone: 425-275-9595. Monday, February 25, 2019, 4:30 PM – 6:30 PM. Edmonds Center for the Arts 410 4th Ave N Edmonds, WA 98020.

CANCELED - Learning Buddies

The Seattle Public Library Where: Douglass-Truth Branch. Room Location: The Gayton Family Meeting Room. Audience: Kids & Families. Language: English. Summary: Play math and reading games! Get better at math and reading with a high school buddy. Description: Learning Buddies is a program that pairs elementary school students with a high school mentor. This is a first come-first served, drop-in program for children in grades K-5. Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. 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, February 25, 2019, 4:30 PM – 5:30 PM.

Free Admission at PlayDate SEA

Eastside Enjoy free admission every Monday starting at 5 p.m. Age recommendation: All ages. Cost: FREE. Phone: 206-623-7529. Monday, February 25, 2019, 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, February 25, 2019, 5:30 PM – 7:00 PM.

Family Night at Flying Circus

Seattle Area Flying Circus is an "extreme air sports park" with trampolines, obstacle courses, and foam pits. Monday nights are family nights: Bring the entire family (immediate family only) for a group discount. Every Monday 6 to 9 p.m. Not valid during school breaks or holidays. $55 per family. Age recommendation: All ages. Cost: Fee. Phone: 425-669-9707. Monday, February 25, 2019, 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM. Flying Circus 455 Andover Park E. Tukwila WA 98188. For more info visit www.flyingcircus.us.

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 branch! Bring your babies ages 0-24 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: 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, February 25, 2019, 6:30 PM – 7:30 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, February 25, 2019, 6:45 PM – 7:15 PM.

Pajama Story Time

The Seattle Public Library Where: Queen Anne Branch. Audience: Kids & Families. Language: English. Summary: It is Pajama Story Time at the Queen Anne branch! All ages are welcome to join us for stories, songs, and crafts. You can wear your pajamas and bring your stuffed animals! 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, February 25, 2019, 6:45 PM – 7:15 PM.

Pajamarama! Evening Family Story Time

Ages 3 to 6 with adult, families welcome. 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! Cost: FREE. Age recommendation: Preschool. Phone: 206.362.7550. Pre-register: No. Monday, February 25, 2019, 6:45 PM – 7:30 PM. Shoreline Library 345 NE 175th Shoreline, WA 98155. For more info visit www.kcls.org.

Kids 'n' Critters Discount Days

South Sound Hold a mountain goat skull. Stroke a wolf pelt. Stagger under elk antlers. And get up close to dozens of native Northwest animals. Kids 'n' Critters is the perfect time to get your own kids close to nature at Northwest Trek, where four kids get in free for every paying adult ($23). Age recommendation: All ages. Cost: Fee. Pre-register: No. Phone: 360-832-6117. Email: info@nwtrek.org. Tuesday, February 26, 2019, 9:30 AM – 3:00 PM. Northwest Trek Wildlife Park 11610 Trek Dr. E. Eatonville, WA 98328. For more info visit www.nwtrek.org.

Open Art Studio

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

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, February 26, 2019, 10:00 AM – 11:30 AM. FamilyWorks Family Resource Center 1501 N. 45th St. Seattle WA 98103. For more info visit www.familyworksseattle.org.

Toddler Gym Play Time

Seattle Area Ride tricycles, play house or blocks, and have fun on the slide. Toddlers can socialize with peers, develop motor skills and have non-stop fun during this drop-in toddler gym. Parents must accompany their child at all times. Held weekly on Monday and Wednesday. No program on Jan. 1, Jan. 21 and Feb. 18. Age recommendation: Toddler. Cost: FREE. Pre-register: No. Phone: 206-684-7481. Tuesday, February 26, 2019, 10:00 AM – 2:00 PM. Jefferson Community Center 3801 Beacon Ave S. Seattle, WA 98108. For more info visit www.seattle.gov.

Toddler Gym Play Time

Seattle Area Little walkers, up to the age of 5, can play, learn and develop both motor and social skills at this drop-in play time. Meet new friends, bounce and play, ride scooters and tricycles, roll and throw balls, and much more. Parents must accompany children. Times are subject to change, especially during public school closures. Please call ahead to check. No programs on Jan. 1, Jan. 21, and Feb. 18. Age recommendation: Toddler. Preschool. Cost: FREE. Pre-register: No. Phone: (206) 684-4052. Tuesday, February 26, 2019, 10:00 AM – 2:00 PM. Loyal Heights Community Center 2101 NW 77th St. Seattle, WA 98117. For more info visit www.seattle.gov.

Toddler Gym Play Time

Seattle Area Little walkers, up to the age of 5, can play, learn and develop both motor and social skills at this drop-in play time. Meet new friends, bounce and play, ride scooters and tricycles, roll and throw balls, and much more. Parents must accompany children. Times are subject to change, especially during public school closures. Please call ahead to check. No programs on Jan. 1, Jan. 21, and Feb. 18. Age recommendation: Toddler. Preschool. Cost: FREE. Pre-register: No. Phone: 206-386-4240. Tuesday, February 26, 2019, 10:00 AM – 1:00 PM. Queen Anne Community Center 1901 1st Ave W Seattle, WA 98119. For more info visit www.seattle.gov.

Village Playdays

Seattle Area Free story time, crafts and fun activities for kids each week. Attend a Village Playdays event and receive a Playdays Pass featuring special offers to select U Village shops and restaurants. Check the website for this week's theme and host store. Age recommendation: Toddler. Preschool. Elementary School. Cost: FREE. Tuesday, February 26, 2019, 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM. U Village Stores NE University Village St Seattle, WA 98105. For more info visit uvillage.com.

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. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. 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, February 26, 2019, 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. 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, February 26, 2019, 10:30 AM – 12:00 PM.

Kaleidoscope Play & Learn

The Seattle Public Library Where: Lake City 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 for children & caregivers from 10:30 a.m. – 11:15 a.m. Caregivers are encouraged to bring a lunch or snack and eat together from 11:15 – 11:30 a.m. Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Contact Info: Lake City Branch. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Cost: FREE. Event provided by: The Seattle Public Library. Tuesday, February 26, 2019, 10:30 AM – 12:00 PM.

Toddler Story Time

The Seattle Public Library Where: West Seattle Branch. Room Location: Meeting Room. Audience: Kids & Families. Language: English. Summary: It's story time at the West Seattle Branch! Bring your toddlers to enjoy stories, rhymes, songs and fun with our children's librarian. For children ages 2 - 3 years old. Story Time Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Story times are some of our most popular events! Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. More Children's Programs: http://www.spl.org/audiences/children/chi-calendar-of-events. Contact Info: West Seattle Branch. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. 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, February 26, 2019, 10:30 AM – 11:00 AM.

Ballard Playspace

Seattle Area Drop in for open play at this play space designed for Ballard families and the surrounding community to connect and have fun. Children must be accompanied by an adult and have a signed waiver. Socks required for kids and adults. Ages infant to 8. Food welcome; no peanuts, please. Age recommendation: Infant. Toddler. Preschool. Elementary School. Cost: FREE. Pre-register: No. Email: playspace@ballardchurch.com. Tuesday, February 26, 2019, 10:30 AM – 1:30 PM. Ballard Church 1460 NW 73rd St Seattle, WA 98117. For more info visit www.ballardchurch.com.

Story Time at Pottery Barn Kids

Seattle Area Kids of all ages are invited to join Pottery Barn Kids for weekly book club story time held Tuesdays at 11 a.m. Age recommendation: Infant. Toddler. Preschool. Elementary School. Cost: FREE. Pre-register: No. Phone: 206-527-5560. Tuesday, February 26, 2019, 11:00 AM. Pottery Barn Kids - University Village 4633 26th Ave. N.E. Seattle WA 98105. For more info visit uvillage.com.

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, February 26, 2019, 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM. University Book Store 4326 University Way N.E. Seattle WA 98105. For more info visit www.ubookstore.com.

KidsQuest Story Time

Eastside Circle up with the KidsQuest staff and learn through songs, books, rhymes and giggles. Free with museum membership or paid admission. $3-$12.50. Age recommendation: Infant. Toddler. Preschool. Elementary School. Cost: Fee. Pre-register: No. Phone: 425-637-8100. Email: info@kidsquestmuseum.org. Tuesday, February 26, 2019, 11:00 AM – 11:30 AM. KidsQuest Children's Museum 1116 108th Ave NE Bellevue, WA 98004.

¡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. 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, February 26, 2019, 11:30 AM – 12:00 PM.

¡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 Spanish story time at the Northgate Branch! More Children's Programs: https://www.spl.org/programs-and-services/kids-and-families/kids-and-families-calendar. Contact Info: Northgate Branch. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Cost: FREE. Event provided by: The Seattle Public Library. Tuesday, February 26, 2019, 11:30 AM – 12:00 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, February 26, 2019, 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM. FamilyWorks Family Resource Center 1501 N 45th St. Seattle WA 98103. For more info visit www.familyworksseattle.org.

Kids Cafe Afterschool Meals

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

Kids Cafe Afterschool Meals

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

CANCELED - 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, February 26, 2019, 3:00 PM – 5:00 PM.

Tool Time Tuesday

Eastside Can you hammer a nail or saw a plank of wood? At Tool Time Tuesday kids can learn about tool safety and practice building with real tools. Geared toward children ages 5 and older. Included with museum admission, $3-$12.50. Age recommendation: Preschool. Elementary School. Cost: Fee. Pre-register: No. Phone: 425-637-8100. Email: info@kidsquestmuseum.org. Tuesday, February 26, 2019, 3:00 PM – 4:00 PM. KidsQuest Discovery Museum 1116 108th Ave NE Bellevue, WA 98004. For more info visit www.kidsquestmuseum.org.

Kids Cafe Afterschool Meals

The Seattle Public Library Where: South Park Branch. Room Location: The Satterberg Foundation Children's Area. Audience: Kids & Families. Teens. Language: English. Summary: Kids Café Afterschool Meals - Kids & Teens Eat Free! Description: Kids and teens ages 1-18 are invited to stop by for free afterschool meals before heading on to other activities. Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. This program is co-sponsored by The Seattle Public Library, City of Seattle Human Services, and United Way of King County, with additional support from USDA. Contact Info: South Park Branch. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Cost: FREE. Event provided by: The Seattle Public Library. Tuesday, February 26, 2019, 3:45 PM – 4:15 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, February 26, 2019, 4:00 PM – 7:30 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. 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, February 26, 2019, 4:00 PM – 7:30 PM.

Learning Buddies - Math

The Seattle Public Library Where: West Seattle Branch. Room Location: Meeting Room. Audience: Kids & Families. Language: English. Summary: Math Buddies is an opportunity for students to discover the joy of playing with real-world math through games and activities, and for teens to gain experience volunteering. Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. 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, February 26, 2019, 4:00 PM – 5:00 PM.

Youth Drop in Chess

The Seattle Public Library Where: High Point Branch. Room Location: Meeting Room. Audience: Kids & Families. Teens. Language: English. Summary: Come play a game of chess! Children and teens are invited to drop by for fun and casual games of chess. Description: All skill levels are welcome. Chess sets and guidance by an adult chess coach will be available. Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Contact Info: High Point Branch. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. 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, February 26, 2019, 4:30 PM – 5:30 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, February 26, 2019, 4:30 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. Tuesday, February 26, 2019, 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, February 26, 2019, 4:30 PM – 7:30 PM.

Homework Help

The Seattle Public Library Where: Beacon Hill Branch. Room Location: Teen Area. Audience: Kids & Families. Teens. Language: English. Summary: Homework Help volunteers will be at this branch to assist students on a drop-in basis throughout the school year, with the exception of school holidays. Description: These super volunteers provide support and encouragement to students and are especially good at helping new English speakers. , Please note that, while Homework Help is available to students from kindergarten through 12th grade, volunteers are not responsible for children, who should not be left unsupervised. Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. More Options: Homework Help for Children, Homework Help for Teens. Contact Info: Beacon Hill Branch. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Cost: FREE. Event provided by: The Seattle Public Library. Tuesday, February 26, 2019, 4:30 PM – 6:30 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, February 26, 2019, 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, February 26, 2019, 4:30 PM – 7:30 PM.

Homework Help

The Seattle Public Library Where: Lake City Branch. Room Location: Meeting Room. Audience: Kids & Families. Teens. Language: English. Summary: Homework Help volunteers will be at this branch to assist students on a drop-in basis throughout the school year, with the exception of school holidays. Description: These great volunteers provide support and encouragement to students and are especially good at helping new English speakers. Please note that, while Homework Help is available to students from kindergarten through 12th grade, volunteers are not responsible for children, who should not be left unsupervised. Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. More Options: Learn more about Student Success. Contact Info: Lake City Branch. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Cost: FREE. Event provided by: The Seattle Public Library. Tuesday, February 26, 2019, 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. Tuesday, February 26, 2019, 4:30 PM – 6:30 PM.

After School Magic Camp with Kevin Spencer

North Sound International Magician of the Year Kevin Spencer teaches campers of all abilities to perform incredible tricks with everyday objects. From Feb. 25 to March 1 campers will explore their curiosity, develop their magical creativity and discover new confidence while performing magic tricks. At the end of the week, participants perform a live show for family and friends. Kevin Spencer's work is sensory-friendly and appropriate for students of all abilities. $80/week. Need-based scholarships available; see website for details. Best for students ages 8-15. Age recommendation: Elementary School. Middle School. High School. Cost: Fee. Pre-register: Yes. Phone: 425-275-9595. Tuesday, February 26, 2019, 4:30 PM – 6:30 PM. Edmonds Center for the Arts 410 4th Ave N Edmonds, WA 98020.

Learning Buddies

The Seattle Public Library Where: NewHolly Branch. Room Location: Meeting Room. Audience: Kids & Families. Language: English. Summary: Play math and reading games! Get better at math and reading with a high school buddy. Description: Learning Buddies is a program that pairs elementary school students with a high school mentor. This is a first come-first served, drop-in program for children in grades K-5. Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. 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, February 26, 2019, 4:30 PM – 5:30 PM.

Learning Buddies

The Seattle Public Library Where: Beacon Hill Branch. Audience: Kids & Families. Language: English. Summary: Play math and reading games! Get better at math and reading with a high school buddy. Description: Learning Buddies is a program that pairs elementary school students with a high school mentor. This is a first come-first served, drop-in program for children in grades K-5. Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. 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, February 26, 2019, 4:30 PM – 5:30 PM.

¡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, February 26, 2019, 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 New Holly 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, February 26, 2019, 6:30 PM – 7:00 PM.

Storytime at New Seasons Market

Seattle Area Bring your toddlers (ages1 to 4) to this weekly story time with Kim the Librarian. Fruit is provided for the kiddos and complimentary coffee is provided for caregivers. Age recommendation: Infant. Toddler. Preschool. Cost: FREE. Pre-register: No. Phone: 206-789-4800. Email: sarah.william@newseasonsmarket.com. Tuesday, February 26, 2019, 10:00 PM – 11:00 PM. New Seasons Market 951 NW Ballard Way Seattle, WA 98107. For more info visit www.newseasonsmarket.com.