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Summer Fitness: Outdoor Circuit Training

Seattle Area Tone muscles and breathe through life’s stresses. These drop-in classes are open to all ages and experience levels and are ideal for families.  Circuit training workouts are a mix of running and bodyweight exercises, done at your own pace and adjustable to any fitness level. Bring plenty of water. Classes are held Wednesday mornings, 6:29 to 7:15 a.m. June 19-Aug 21. Age recommendation: All ages. Cost: FREE. Wednesday, June 19, 2019, 6:30 AM – 7:15 AM. Seattle Center Grounds - Artists At Play Plaza 305 Harrison St Seattle, WA 98109. For more info visit seattlecenter.com.

Toddler Time

Eastside Children ages 3 and younger play with cars, bikes, slides, wagons and lots more active toys. Parents must accompany children. Held 8 a.m. to noon, Monday through Friday. $2 per child. Schedule subject to change; check website to confirm. Age recommendation: Infant. Toddler. Cost: Fee. Pre-register: No. Wednesday, June 19, 2019, 8:00 AM – 12:00 PM. Issaquah Community Center 301 Rainier Blvd S Issaquah, WA 98027. For more info visit www.issaquahwa.gov.

Kid Jump

Seattle Area Kids ages 6 and younger are invited to jump with kids their size. $14. Age recommendation: Toddler. Preschool. Cost: Fee. Phone: 425-669-9707. Wednesday, June 19, 2019, 9:00 AM – 10:00 AM. Flying Circus 455 Andover Park E. Tukwila WA 98188. For more info visit www.flyingcircus.us.

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. Wednesday, June 19, 2019, 9:00 AM – 1:00 PM. West Seattle Art Nest 4138 California Ave. S.W. Seattle WA 98116. For more info visit www.westseattleartnest.com.

Baby Jam

Seattle Area Drop in music class for kids ages 5 and younger and their caregivers. Held Wednesdays and Fridays at 9:30 and 10:15 a.m. $12. Age recommendation: Infant. Toddler. Preschool. Cost: Fee. Pre-register: No. Phone: 206-359-1536. Email: seattlebabyjam@gmail.com. Wednesday, June 19, 2019, 9:30 AM – 10:45 AM. Salsa Con Todo 211 N 36th St Seattle, WA 98103. For more info visit www.babyjam.net.

Baby Gym

Eastside Babies ages 4 to 12 months explore different sites, texture and surfaces to help them grow and develop. Class sizes are limited. Please check the schedule online. Age recommendation: Infant. Toddler. Cost: FREE. Phone: 425-485-4439. Email: info@advantagegym.com. Wednesday, June 19, 2019, 9:30 AM – 10:00 AM. Advantage Gymnastics 14103 NE 200th St. Woodinville, WA 98072. For more info visit advantagegym.com.

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

The Seattle Public Library Where: Beacon Hill Branch. Room Location: Friends of The Seattle Public Library Meeting Room. Audience: Kids & Families. Language: 中文. English. Summary: 幼兒樂園裡 孩子們可透過玩遊戲 英文兒歌敎唱 讀故事書 做簡易手工及玩各類玩具等不同的活動方式 達到啟蒙的目的並協助幼兒們提前適應將來入學的環境 且更可幚助幼兒學習到如何與別人分享及相處的經驗。而幼兒的照顧者更可藉此機會與社區內其他幼兒照顧者交換資訊及經驗並拓展人際關係. 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. Through this group children are being prepared for preschool and kindergarten learning environments, as well as building relationship with other children. Caregivers also build and strengthen connection and communication with their children, and connect with other caregivers in the community. The Kalei… Story Time Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Story times are some of our most popular events! Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. More Children's Programs: https://www.spl.org/programs-and-services/kids-and-families/kids-and-families-calendar. Contact Info: Beacon Hill Branch. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Cost: FREE. Event provided by: The Seattle Public Library. Wednesday, June 19, 2019, 10:00 AM – 11:30 AM.

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 during this drop-in toddler gym. Parents must accompany their child at all times. Held weekly on Monday and Wednesday. No program on 4/1, 4/4, 5/27, 7/4, and 9/2. Age recommendation: Toddler. Cost: FREE. Pre-register: No. Phone: 206-684-4788. Wednesday, June 19, 2019, 10:00 AM – 1:00 PM. Garfield Community Center 2323 E Cherry St. Seattle, WA 98122. For more info visit cosparkways-wpengine.netdna-ssl.com.

Open Play

Eastside Springfree trampoline hosts a free open play every Wednesday and Saturday. Kids (and their grown-ups) can jump inside or out. All ages welcome. Age recommendation: All ages. Cost: FREE. Pre-register: No. Phone: 425-654-1306. Email: seattle@springfree.com. Wednesday, June 19, 2019, 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM. Springfree Trampoline 1875 NW Poplar Way Issaquah, WA 98027.

Aesop's Fables

South Sound In this Let’s Play daytime interactive show, young children can learn tales about crows, wolves, cats, donkeys, goats and more. Performances run 20-30 minutes in the theater lobby. 10 a.m. June 5-9. $5. Performance Type: Theater. Age recommendation: Toddler. Preschool. Elementary School. Cost: Fee. Phone: 360-570-1638. Wednesday, June 19, 2019, 10:00 AM. Olympia Family Theater 612 Fourth Ave. E. Olympia WA 98501. For more info visit olyft.org.

Preschool Story Time

The Seattle Public Library Where: Central Library. Room Location: Level 1 - Anne Marie Gault Story Hour Room. Audience: Kids & Families. Language: English. Summary: It is story time at the Central Library! Bring your preschoolers to enjoy stories, rhymes, songs and fun with our children's librarian. Story Time Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Story times are some of our most popular events! Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. More Children's Programs: https://www.spl.org/programs-and-services/kids-and-families/kids-and-families-calendar. Contact Info: *Central Library Children's Desk. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Cost: FREE. Event provided by: The Seattle Public Library. Wednesday, June 19, 2019, 10:15 AM – 10:45 AM.

Rainbow Story Time

The Seattle Public Library Where: Central Library. Room Location: Level 1 - Anne Marie Gault Story Hour Room. Audience: Kids & Families. Language: English. Summary: It is Rainbow Story Time at the Central Library! Bring your preschoolers to enjoy stories, rhymes, songs and fun with our children's librarian. Story Time Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Story times are some of our most popular events! Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. More Children's Programs: https://www.spl.org/programs-and-services/kids-and-families/kids-and-families-calendar. Contact Info: *Central Library Children's Desk. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Cost: FREE. Event provided by: The Seattle Public Library. Wednesday, June 19, 2019, 10:15 AM – 10:45 AM.

¡Hora De Cuentos! (Spanish Story Time)

The Seattle Public Library Where: Columbia Branch. Room Location: The Weiland Family Meeting Room. Audience: Kids & Families. Language: Español. Summary: Es una hora de cuentos para los niños en la biblioteca de Columbia Branch! (It is Spanish story time at the Columbia Branch!). Description: Traiga a sus niños a la biblioteca de Columbia Branch para que disfruten escuchando cuentos, rimas y canciones en inglés y español. Story Time Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Story times are some of our most popular events! Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. More Children's Programs: https://www.spl.org/programs-and-services/kids-and-families/kids-and-families-calendar. Contact Info: Columbia Branch. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Cost: FREE. Event provided by: The Seattle Public Library. Wednesday, June 19, 2019, 10:30 AM – 11:00 AM.

Family Story Time at the Southwest Branch

The Seattle Public Library Where: Southwest Branch. Room Location: Meeting Room. Audience: Kids & Families. Language: English. Summary: It is story time at the Southwest Branch! Bring the whole family to enjoy stories, rhymes, songs and fun with our children's librarian. Story Time Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Story times are some of our most popular events! Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. More Children's Programs: https://www.spl.org/programs-and-services/kids-and-families/kids-and-families-calendar. Contact Info: Southwest Branch. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Cost: FREE. Event provided by: The Seattle Public Library. Wednesday, June 19, 2019, 10:30 AM – 11:00 AM.

Kaleidoscope Play & Learn

The Seattle Public Library Where: Broadview Branch. Room Location: Meeting Room. Audience: Kids & Families. Language: English. Summary: Kaleidoscope play & learn offers a chance for children and their families to come play and have a good time. This group is open to children of all abilities, ages 18 months to 5 years old. Description: Children learn and explore through the use of art, music, toys and more. Families learn about their child's development and community resources available to them. Story Time Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Story times are some of our most popular events! Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. More Children's Programs: https://www.spl.org/programs-and-services/kids-and-families/kids-and-families-calendar. 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. Wednesday, June 19, 2019, 10:30 AM – 11:30 AM.

Toddler Story Time at the Capitol Hill Branch

The Seattle Public Library Where: Capitol Hill Branch. Room Location: Meeting Room. Audience: Kids & Families. Language: English. Summary: It is story time at the Capitol Hill Branch! Bring your toddlers to enjoy stories, rhymes, songs and fun with our children's librarian. Stay afterwards for crafts and open play! Story Time Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Story times are some of our most popular events! Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. More Children's Programs: https://www.spl.org/programs-and-services/kids-and-families/kids-and-families-calendar. Contact Info: Capitol Hill Branch. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Cost: FREE. Event provided by: The Seattle Public Library. Wednesday, June 19, 2019, 10:30 AM – 11:00 AM.

Fledglings and Friends Story Time: Robins

Seattle Area American Robins are so easily identified with their red breasts, cheerful call, and abundance in our neighborhoods. Come learn about one of the most common birds in Seattle. Make your own robins, read some books about them, hunt for worms outside, and look at real robin specimens and their nests! For ages 2-5. $2 per child; no registration necessary. Age recommendation: Toddler. Preschool. Cost: Fee. Pre-register: No. Phone: 206-523-4483. Wednesday, June 19, 2019, 10:30 AM – 11:15 AM. Seattle Audubon Society (at the Nature Shop) 8050 35th Ave. NE Seattle, WA 98115. For more info visit www.seattleaudubon.org.

Free Music Together Sample Event in Montlake

Seattle Area Try a sample class of the award-winning music program Sunshine Music Together. Classes are 45 minutes and include songs, rhymes, movement and instrument play for children ages birth to 5. Register online for a seat in a demo event before the start of the summer session. Age recommendation: Infant. Toddler. Preschool. Cost: FREE. Pre-register: Yes. Phone: 206-281-1111. Email: info@sunshinemusictogether.com. Wednesday, June 19, 2019, 10:30 AM – 11:15 AM. The Russian Community Center 704 19th Ave E Seattle, WA 98112.

Infant/Toddler Playgroup

Seattle Area Parents and caregivers of young children (birth to 5 years of age) are invited to bring their youngsters and join together to play, read, create, sing, and have snacks. A FamilyWorks staff member or volunteer facilitates our playgroups. Participation in all playgroups is free and requires no prior registration – you can drop in. The playroom is also available for use by children accompanied by an adult when there is no playgroup/organized activity in session. Schedules are subject to change. Age recommendation: Infant. Toddler. Preschool. Cost: FREE. Pre-register: No. Phone: 206-694-6727. Wednesday, June 19, 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.

Toddler Time with Environmental Science Center

Seattle Area Kids ages 2 to 4 and their caregivers can enjoy songs, stories, and other seasonal themed hands-on activities followed by outdoor exploration (weather permitting). Pre-registration required. In fall and winter, last Wednesdays of the month are at the Burien Library and don’t require registration. In the spring and summer, please allow at least a 10-minute walk from the lower parking lot to the Education Center. Age recommendation: Toddler. Preschool. Cost: FREE. Pre-register: Yes. Phone: 206-248-4266. Wednesday, June 19, 2019, 10:30 AM – 11:30 AM. Burien Library 400 S.W. 152nd St. Burien WA 98166. For more info visit envsciencecenter.org.

Story Time at Island Books

Eastside Enjoy picture books read by Island Books staff in this weekly story time. Age recommendation: Infant. Toddler. Preschool. Cost: FREE. Phone: 206-232-6920. Wednesday, June 19, 2019, 10:30 AM. Island Books 3014 78th Ave. S.E. Mercer Island WA. For more info visit www.mercerislandbooks.com.

CANCELED - Children's Story Time at the Fremont Branch

The Seattle Public Library Where: Fremont Branch. Audience: Kids & Families. Language: English. Summary: It is story time at the Fremont Branch! Bring your preschoolers and toddlers to enjoy stories, rhymes, songs and fun with our children's librarian. Story Time Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Story times are some of our most popular events! Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. More Children's Programs: https://www.spl.org/programs-and-services/kids-and-families/kids-and-families-calendar. Contact Info: Fremont Branch. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Cost: FREE. Event provided by: The Seattle Public Library. Wednesday, June 19, 2019, 11:00 AM – 11:30 AM.

Story Time at the Montlake Library!

The Seattle Public Library Where: Montlake Branch. Room Location: Don G. and Jane Markham Abel Meeting Room. Audience: Kids & Families. Language: English. Summary: It is story time at the Montlake Library! Bring your preschoolers and toddlers to enjoy stories, rhymes, songs and fun with our children's librarian. Story Time Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Story times are some of our most popular events! Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. More Children's Programs: https://www.spl.org/programs-and-services/kids-and-families/kids-and-families-calendar. Contact Info: Montlake Branch. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Cost: FREE. Event provided by: The Seattle Public Library. Wednesday, June 19, 2019, 11:00 AM – 11:30 AM.

Toddler Story Time

The Seattle Public Library Where: Central Library. Room Location: Level 1 - Anne Marie Gault Story Hour Room. Audience: Kids & Families. Language: English. Summary: It is story time at the Central Library! Bring your toddlers to enjoy stories, rhymes, songs and fun with our children's librarian. Story Time Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Story times are some of our most popular events! Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. More Children's Programs: https://www.spl.org/programs-and-services/kids-and-families/kids-and-families-calendar. Contact Info: *Central Library Children's Desk. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Cost: FREE. Event provided by: The Seattle Public Library. Wednesday, June 19, 2019, 11:00 AM – 11:30 AM.

Story Time with Justin

Seattle Area Weekly story time with Justin in the toy store. All ages welcome. Every Wednesday at 11 a.m. Age recommendation: Preschool. Elementary School. Middle School. Cost: FREE. Pre-register: No. Phone: 206-782-0098. Wednesday, June 19, 2019, 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM. Top Ten Toys 120 N. 85th St. Seattle WA. For more info visit www.toptentoys.com.

Toddler Indoor Gym

Seattle Area Let your energetic toddler burn off some energy while learning social skills, developing hand-eye coordination and making new friends. A parent or responsible caregiver (18 or older) must be present at all times. Times and days are subject to change; please call to check. No program 4/1, 4/4, 4/9, 4/11, 5/27, 7/4, and 9/2. Age recommendation: Toddler. Preschool. Cost: FREE. Pre-register: No. Phone: 206-386-1245. Wednesday, June 19, 2019, 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM. Yessler Community Center 917 E Yesler Way Seattle, WA 98122. For more info visit cosparkways-wpengine.netdna-ssl.com.

Storytime

Eastside Circle up with the KidsQuest staff and learn through songs, books, rhymes, and giggles. Included with museum admission ($12.50). Age recommendation: Infant. Toddler. Preschool. Elementary School. Cost: Fee. Pre-register: No. Phone: 425-637-8100. Email: info@kidsquestmuseum.org. Wednesday, June 19, 2019, 11:00 AM – 11:30 AM. KidsQuest Museum 1116 108th Ave NE Bellevue, WA 98004.

CANCELED - Preschool Story Time

The Seattle Public Library Where: South Park Branch. Room Location: The Satterberg Foundation Children's Area. Audience: Kids & Families. Language: English. Summary: It is preschool story time at the South Park Branch! Bring your preschoolers to enjoy stories, rhymes, songs and fun with our children's librarian, Miss Bea. Story Time Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Story times are some of our most popular events! Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. More Children's Programs: https://www.spl.org/programs-and-services/kids-and-families/kids-and-families-calendar. Contact Info: South Park Branch. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Cost: FREE. Event provided by: The Seattle Public Library. Wednesday, June 19, 2019, 11:15 AM – 11:45 AM.

Toddler Story Time at the Green Lake Branch!

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 preschoolers and toddlers ages 2-4 years to enjoy stories, rhymes, songs and fun with our children's librarian. Story Time Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Story times are some of our most popular events! Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. More Children's Programs: https://www.spl.org/programs-and-services/kids-and-families/kids-and-families-calendar. Contact Info: Green Lake Branch. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Cost: FREE. Event provided by: The Seattle Public Library. Wednesday, June 19, 2019, 11:15 AM – 12:15 PM.

Explore the Beach with Naturalists

Seattle Area Join volunteer naturalists during low tide on the beach to learn about Puget Sound's multitude of marine plants and animals. Offered at several beaches on many dates through August. See online schedule via link below. Today's Beach Exploration Sites: Richmond Beach, Carkeek Park, Golden Gardens, Charles Richey Viewpoint (aka South Alki), Lincoln Park, Seahurst Park, Saltwater State Park. Age recommendation: All ages. Cost: FREE. Pre-register: No. Phone: 206-693-6214. Wednesday, June 19, 2019, 11:30 AM – 2:00 PM. Various Locations. For more info visit www.seattleaquarium.org.

PJ Library Song & Story Time

Seattle Area Tots and toddlers can enjoy fun activities and exploration of language, movement and rhythm. Held every Wednesday in the children’s section by the castle. Check website to confirm schedule. Age recommendation: Infant. Toddler. Preschool. Cost: FREE. Pre-register: No. Phone: 206-624-6600. Wednesday, June 19, 2019, 11:30 AM – 12:00 PM. Elliot Bay Book Company 1521 10th Ave Seattle, WA 98122. For more info visit www.elliottbaybook.com.

Summer Fitness: Gentle Yoga

Seattle Area Tone muscles and breathe through life’s stresses. These drop-in classes are open to all ages and experience levels and are ideal for families.  During Gentle Yoga, stretch your body and breathe your stress away while having fun. This class focuses on fluid movements to increase range of motion and increase joint and muscle flexibility. Please bring your own yoga mat. Classes are held Wednesdays, 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. June 19-Aug 21. Age recommendation: All ages. Cost: FREE. Wednesday, June 19, 2019, 11:30 AM – 12:30 PM. Seattle Center - Exhibition Hall Lawn 305 Harrison St Seattle, WA 98109. For more info visit seattlecenter.com.

Baby Story Time

The Seattle Public Library Where: Central Library. Room Location: Level 1 - Anne Marie Gault Story Hour Room. Audience: Kids & Families. Language: English. Summary: It is story time at the Central Library! Bring your babies to enjoy stories, rhymes, songs and fun with our children's librarian. Story Time Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Story times are some of our most popular events! Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. More Children's Programs: https://www.spl.org/programs-and-services/kids-and-families/kids-and-families-calendar. Contact Info: *Central Library Children's Desk. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Cost: FREE. Event provided by: The Seattle Public Library. Wednesday, June 19, 2019, 12:00 PM – 12:30 PM.

CANCELED - Baby Story time with Ms. Mynique!

The Seattle Public Library Where: Douglass-Truth Branch. Room Location: The Gayton Family Meeting Room. Audience: Kids & Families. Language: English. Summary: It is Baby story time at the Douglass-Truth Branch! Bring your infants age 0-12 months to enjoy stories, rhymes, songs and fun with our children's librarian, Ms. Mynique. Then stay and play with toys! Story Time Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Story times are some of our most popular events! Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. More Children's Programs: https://www.spl.org/programs-and-services/kids-and-families/kids-and-families-calendar. Contact Info: Douglass-Truth Branch. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Cost: FREE. Event provided by: The Seattle Public Library. Wednesday, June 19, 2019, 1:00 PM – 1:45 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. Wednesday, June 19, 2019, 1:30 PM – 2:30 PM.

Playdays at Snapdoodle

Eastside Drop in for games and hands-on fun at this local, independent toy store. Playdays are geared toward children ages 5 to 8, but everyone is welcome. Age recommendation: Toddler. Preschool. Cost: FREE. Pre-register: No. Wednesday, June 19, 2019, 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM. Snapdoolde Toys 15752 Redmond Way Redmond, WA 98052. For more info visit www.snapdoodletoys.com.

CANCELED - Teen Time

The Seattle Public Library Where: NewHolly Branch. Room Location: Meeting Room. Audience: Kids & Families. Teens. Language: English. Summary: Play games, hang out, and make new friends at the NewHolly Branch. Description: Drop in for fun activities, including board and video games. Bring a friend and we'll bring the games! 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. Wednesday, June 19, 2019, 2:30 PM – 4:00 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. Wednesday, June 19, 2019, 2:45 PM – 3:45 PM.

Make Media That Matters

The Seattle Public Library Where: Beacon Hill Branch. Audience: Kids & Families. Teens. Language: English. Summary: Learn storytelling skills, film making and editing while telling your story. Description: Come learn how to create a short 60 second video with Reel Grrls. You will be working in small groups using found object art (products or objects made or found in your community) and telling a story around those objects, giving them the representation they deserve.  For ages 9-13. This is a series program so aim to attend all sessions. Snacks provided. Registration is not required, but program is limited to 12 students so arrive early. This program is part of this year’s Summer of Learning program… Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Contact Info: Beacon Hill Branch. Cost: FREE. Event provided by: The Seattle Public Library. Wednesday, June 19, 2019, 3:00 PM – 5:00 PM.

Homework Help

The Seattle Public Library Where: Douglass-Truth Branch. Audience: Kids & Families. Teens. Language: English. Summary: Homework Help volunteers will be at this branch to assist students on a drop-in basis throughout the school year, with the exception of school holidays. Description: These super volunteers provide support and encouragement to students and are especially good at helping new English speakers. , Please note that, while Homework Help is available to students from kindergarten through 12th grade, volunteers are not responsible for children, who should not be left unsupervised. Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. More Options: Homework Help for Children, Homework Help for Teens. Contact Info: Douglass-Truth Branch. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Cost: FREE. Event provided by: The Seattle Public Library. Wednesday, June 19, 2019, 3:30 PM – 7:30 PM.

Homework Help

The Seattle Public Library Where: Northgate Branch. Room Location: Meeting Room. Audience: Kids & Families. Teens. Language: English. Summary: Homework Help volunteers will be at this branch to assist students on a drop-in basis throughout the school year, with the exception of school holidays. Description: These super volunteers provide support and encouragement to students and are especially good at helping new English speakers. , Please note that, while Homework Help is available to students from kindergarten through 12th grade, volunteers are not responsible for children, who should not be left unsupervised. Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. More Options: Homework Help for Children, Homework Help for Teens. Contact Info: Northgate Branch. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Cost: FREE. Event provided by: The Seattle Public Library. Wednesday, June 19, 2019, 3:30 PM – 7:30 PM.

Kids Cafe Afterschool Meals

The Seattle Public Library Where: South Park Branch. Non-Library Location: South Park Community Center. Audience: Kids & Families. Teens. Language: English. Summary: Kids Café Afterschool Meals - Kids & Teens Eat Free! Description: Kids and teens ages 1-18 are invited to stop by for free afterschool meals before heading on to other activities. Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. This program is co-sponsored by The Seattle Public Library, City of Seattle Human Services, and United Way of King County, with additional support from USDA. Contact Info: South Park Branch. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Cost: FREE. Event provided by: The Seattle Public Library. Wednesday, June 19, 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. Wednesday, June 19, 2019, 4:00 PM – 5:45 PM.

Homework Help

The Seattle Public Library Where: Greenwood Branch. Room Location: Meeting Room. Audience: Kids & Families. Language: English. Summary: Homework Help volunteers will be at this branch to assist students on a drop-in basis throughout the school year, with the exception of school holidays. Description: These super volunteers provide support and encouragement to students and are especially good at helping new English speakers. Please note that, while Homework Help is available to students from kindergarten through 12th grade, volunteers are not responsible for children, who should not be left unsupervised. Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. More Options: Student Success. Contact Info: Greenwood Branch. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Cost: FREE. Event provided by: The Seattle Public Library. Wednesday, June 19, 2019, 4:30 PM – 6:30 PM.

Homework Help

The Seattle Public Library Where: Rainier Beach Branch. Room Location: Meeting Room. Audience: Kids & Families. Teens. Language: English. Summary: Homework Help volunteers will be at this branch to assist students on a drop-in basis throughout the school year, with the exception of school holidays. Description: These super volunteers provide support and encouragement to students and are especially good at helping new English speakers. , Please note that, while Homework Help is available to students from kindergarten through 12th grade, volunteers are not responsible for children, who should not be left unsupervised. Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. More Options: Homework Help for Children, Homework Help for Teens. Contact Info: Rainier Beach Branch. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Cost: FREE. Event provided by: The Seattle Public Library. Wednesday, June 19, 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. Wednesday, June 19, 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. Wednesday, June 19, 2019, 4:30 PM – 6:00 PM.

Homework Help

The Seattle Public Library Where: Beacon Hill Branch. Room Location: Teen Area. Audience: Kids & Families. Teens. Language: English. Summary: Homework Help volunteers will be at this branch to assist students on a drop-in basis throughout the school year, with the exception of school holidays. Description: These super volunteers provide support and encouragement to students and are especially good at helping new English speakers. , Please note that, while Homework Help is available to students from kindergarten through 12th grade, volunteers are not responsible for children, who should not be left unsupervised. Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. More Options: Homework Help for Children, Homework Help for Teens. Contact Info: Beacon Hill Branch. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Cost: FREE. Event provided by: The Seattle Public Library. Wednesday, June 19, 2019, 4:30 PM – 6:30 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. Wednesday, June 19, 2019, 4:30 PM – 7:30 PM.

Summer Fitness: Zumba

Seattle Area Ditch the workout and join the party! Zumba is all about the energy, the music, and having fun while doing something good for your body. All ages and fitness levels are welcome to join this adventurous journey around the world through Latin music, World Rhythms, West African, belly dance, dancehall, pop, classic rock, and more. The result: A workout full of high energy, easy-to-follow choreography, and fun. Everyone is welcome. No dance experience is required. Please bring plenty of water and wear comfortable sneakers. Classes are held Wednesdays, 6 to 7 p.m.. June 19-Aug 21. Age recommendation: All ages. Cost: FREE. Wednesday, June 19, 2019, 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM. Seattle Center - Artists at Play Plaza 305 Harrison St Seattle, WA 98109. For more info visit seattlecenter.com.

Godspell, Jr.

Seattle Area This Hi-Lingers DownStage Center Productions applies modern sensibility to a universal story as a young, female cheerleader takes on the role of Jesus. Her group of disciples help her tell different parables by using a wide variety of games, storytelling techniques, comedy and music. $12. Performance Type: Theater. Age recommendation: Elementary School. Middle School. High School. Cost: Fee. Pre-register: Yes. Wednesday, June 19, 2019, 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM. The Burien Annex 14501 4th Ave SW Burien, WA 98166. For more info visit www.hi-liners.org.

Out of this World Magic Show

Seattle Area How much would you weigh on the moon? Have UFO’s actually landed on Earth? Have interstellar fun as you learn more about space. Age recommendation: Preschool. Elementary School. Middle School. Cost: FREE. Phone: 206-546-3522. Wednesday, June 19, 2019, 7:00 PM – 7:45 PM. Richmond Beach Library 19601 21st Ave NW Shoreline, WA 98177. For more info visit kcls.bibliocommons.com.

Wicked

Seattle Area This Broadway favorite returns to Seattle June 12 through July 7. WICKED looks at what happened in the Land of Oz from a different angle.  Long before Dorothy arrives, there is another young woman, born with emerald-green skin, who is smart, fiery, misunderstood, and possessing an extraordinary talent. When she meets a bubbly blonde who is exceptionally popular, their initial rivalry turns into the unlikeliest of friendships…until the world decides to call one “good,” and the other one “wicked.” Tickets start at $39. Performance Type: Theater. Age recommendation: Middle School. High School. Cost: Fee. Phone: 1-800-982-2787. Wednesday, June 19, 2019, 7:30 PM – 8:30 PM. Paramount Theatre 911 Pine St Seattle, WA 98101. For more info visit www.stgpresents.org.

Toddler Time

Eastside Children ages 3 and younger play with cars, bikes, slides, wagons and lots more active toys. Parents must accompany children. Held 8 a.m. to noon, Monday through Friday. $2 per child. Schedule subject to change; check website to confirm. Age recommendation: Infant. Toddler. Cost: Fee. Pre-register: No. Thursday, June 20, 2019, 8:00 AM – 12:00 PM. Issaquah Community Center 301 Rainier Blvd S Issaquah, WA 98027. For more info visit www.issaquahwa.gov.

Kid Jump

Seattle Area Kids ages 6 and younger are invited to jump with kids their size. $14. Age recommendation: Toddler. Preschool. Cost: Fee. Phone: 425-669-9707. Thursday, June 20, 2019, 9:00 AM – 10:00 AM. Flying Circus 455 Andover Park E. Tukwila WA 98188. For more info visit www.flyingcircus.us.

Toddler Gym Play Time

Seattle Area Children play, learn, and develop both motor and social skills in this highly interactive drop-in social and play time. Toddlers will meet new friends, play on bouncy toys, ride scooters and tricycles, play with bouncy balls, and much more. Times are subject to change; please call the community center to check. Age recommendation: Toddler. Preschool. Cost: FREE. Pre-register: No. Phone: 206-256-5645. Thursday, June 20, 2019, 9:30 AM – 12:30 PM. Lake City Community Center 12531 28th Ave NE Seattle, WA 98125. For more info visit cosparkways-wpengine.netdna-ssl.com.

Open Art Studio

Seattle Area Kids can explore their creativity at full force in this art studio. There's even a splatter room, where kids are encouraged to splatter paint! All the materials provided to create. 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday. 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Wednesday. 5 to 8 p.m. Thursday. Purchase hour-long sessions: $15 ages 6 and older, $10 ages 5 and younger. Age recommendation: All ages. Cost: Fee. Phone: 206-466-6028. Thursday, June 20, 2019, 10:00 AM – 2:00 PM. West Seattle Art Nest 4138 California Ave. S.W. Seattle WA 98116. For more info visit www.westseattleartnest.com.

Toddler Indoor Gym

Seattle Area Let your energetic toddler burn off some energy while learning social skills, developing hand-eye coordination and making new friends. A parent or responsible caregiver (18 or older) must be present at all times. Times and days are subject to change; please call to check. No program 4/4, 4/8, 4/11, 5/27, 7/4, and 9/2. Age recommendation: Toddler. Preschool. Cost: FREE. Pre-register: No. Phone: 206-684-7441. Thursday, June 20, 2019, 10:00 AM – 1:00 PM. Hiawatha Community Center 2700 California Ave SW Seattle, WA 98116. For more info visit cosparkways-wpengine.netdna-ssl.com.

Aesop's Fables

South Sound In this Let’s Play daytime interactive show, young children can learn tales about crows, wolves, cats, donkeys, goats and more. Performances run 20-30 minutes in the theater lobby. 10 a.m. June 5-9. $5. Performance Type: Theater. Age recommendation: Toddler. Preschool. Elementary School. Cost: Fee. Phone: 360-570-1638. Thursday, June 20, 2019, 10:00 AM. Olympia Family Theater 612 Fourth Ave. E. Olympia WA 98501. For more info visit olyft.org.

Toddler Story Time at the Northgate Branch

The Seattle Public Library Where: Northgate Branch. Audience: Kids & Families. Language: English. Summary: It’s toddler story time at the Northgate Branch! Join us to enjoy stories, rhymes, and songs with our children's librarian. For children ages 1-3. Story Time Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Story times are some of our most popular events! Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. More Children's Programs: https://www.spl.org/programs-and-services/kids-and-families/kids-and-families-calendar. Contact Info: Northgate Branch. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Cost: FREE. Event provided by: The Seattle Public Library. Thursday, June 20, 2019, 10:15 AM – 10:45 AM.

Children's Story time with Ms. Mynique!

The Seattle Public Library Where: Douglass-Truth Branch. Room Location: The Gayton Family Meeting Room. Audience: Kids & Families. Language: English. Summary: It is Children's story time at the Douglass-Truth Branch! Bring your preschoolers and toddlers to enjoy stories, rhymes, songs and fun with our children's librarian, Ms. Mynique! Story Time Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Story times are some of our most popular events! Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. More Children's Programs: https://www.spl.org/programs-and-services/kids-and-families/kids-and-families-calendar. Contact Info: Douglass-Truth Branch. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Cost: FREE. Event provided by: The Seattle Public Library. Thursday, June 20, 2019, 10:30 AM – 11:00 AM.

Family Story Time at the Beacon Hill Branch

The Seattle Public Library Where: Beacon Hill Branch. Room Location: Friends of The Seattle Public Library Meeting Room. Audience: Kids & Families. Language: English. Summary: It is story time at the Beacon Hill Branch! Bring your preschoolers and toddlers to enjoy stories, rhymes, songs and fun with our children's librarian. Story Time Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Story times are some of our most popular events! Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. More Children's Programs: https://www.spl.org/programs-and-services/kids-and-families/kids-and-families-calendar. Contact Info: Beacon Hill Branch. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Cost: FREE. Event provided by: The Seattle Public Library. Thursday, June 20, 2019, 10:30 AM – 11:00 AM.

Grupo Bilingüe De Juegos / Bilingual Kaleidoscope Play & Learn

The Seattle Public Library Where: Columbia Branch. Room Location: The Weiland Family Meeting Room. Audience: Kids & Families. Language: English. Español. Summary: The Kaleidoscope play & learn group provides a fun and age-appropriate learning environment for children ages birth to 5. Description: Niños escuchan cuentos, cantan y participan en actividades de artes con sus padres o cuidador durante la hora de grupo. Tambien hay tiempo para que los niños exploran varios juguetes y actividades. El hora de Juego Libre y Tiempo de Círculo de 10:30 a 11:30 a.m. Les animamos a los padres y cuidadores traer una comida para comer con su niño/a y compartir en grupo. A traves de este grupo, los niños reciben preparacion para el ambiente de aprendizaje que se encuentra en el prescolar y kinder, ademas… Story Time Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Story times are some of our most popular events! Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Translation: Children listen to stories, sing songs and do simple arts and crafts with their caregivers during the group time. There is also play time for children to explore various toys and play activities. Free play and circle time from 10:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. Caregivers are encouraged to bring a lunch or snack and eat together from 11:30 - noon. Through this group children are being prepared for preschool and kindergarten learning environments as well as building relationship with others. Caregivers also build up… More Children's Programs: https://www.spl.org/programs-and-services/kids-and-families/kids-and-families-calendar. Contact Info: Columbia Branch. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Cost: FREE. Event provided by: The Seattle Public Library. Thursday, June 20, 2019, 10:30 AM – 12:00 PM.

Toddler Story Time

The Seattle Public Library Where: Southwest Branch. Room Location: Meeting Room. Audience: Kids & Families. Language: English. Summary: It is story time at the Southwest Branch! Bring your toddlers ages 12 months - 3 years old to enjoy stories, rhymes, songs and fun with our children's librarian. Story Time Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Story times are some of our most popular events! Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. More Children's Programs: https://www.spl.org/programs-and-services/kids-and-families/kids-and-families-calendar. Contact Info: Southwest Branch. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Cost: FREE. Event provided by: The Seattle Public Library. Thursday, June 20, 2019, 10:30 AM – 11:00 AM.

Children's Hour

Seattle Area Using a combination of short films from Scarecrow Video's library, storybooks, arts activities and science experiments, children can learn new concepts alongside peers in a fun environment. Age recommendation: Toddler. Preschool. Cost: FREE. Pre-register: No. Phone: 206-524-8554. Email: maddie@scarecrow.com. Thursday, June 20, 2019, 10:30 AM – 11:30 AM. Scarecrow Video 5030 Roosevelt Way NE Seattle, WA. For more info visit blog.scarecrow.com.

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

The Seattle Public Library Where: Madrona/Sally Goldmark Branch. Room Location: Mimi Howard Reading Area. Audience: Kids & Families. Language: English. Summary: It is story time at the Madrona-Sally Goldmark Branch! Bring your children ages 0-5 to enjoy stories, songs and fun with our children's librarian. Afterwards, crafts and open play! Story Time Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Story times are some of our most popular events! Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. More Children's Programs: https://www.spl.org/programs-and-services/kids-and-families/kids-and-families-calendar. Contact Info: Madrona/Sally Goldmark Branch. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Cost: FREE. Event provided by: The Seattle Public Library. Thursday, June 20, 2019, 11:00 AM – 11:30 AM.

Children's Story Time at the Queen Anne Branch

The Seattle Public Library Where: Queen Anne Branch. Room Location: Children's Area. Audience: Kids & Families. Language: English. Summary: It is story time at the Queen Anne Branch! Bring your preschoolers and toddlers to enjoy stories, rhymes, songs and fun with our children's librarian. Story Time Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Story times are some of our most popular events! Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. More Children's Programs: https://www.spl.org/programs-and-services/kids-and-families/kids-and-families-calendar. Contact Info: Queen Anne Branch. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Cost: FREE. Event provided by: The Seattle Public Library. Thursday, June 20, 2019, 11:00 AM – 11:30 AM.

Musical Storytime

Seattle Area Sing, strum, and hum along at this musical story time. Age recommendation: Infant. Toddler. Preschool. Elementary School. Cost: Fee. Phone: 425-637-8100. Email: info@kidsquestmuseum.org. Thursday, June 20, 2019, 11:00 AM – 11:30 AM. KidsQuest Museum 1116 108th Ave NE Bellevue, WA 98004.

Children's Storytime

The Seattle Public Library Where: Magnolia Branch. Room Location: Jim Thixton and Carol Bennett Thixton Meeting Room. Audience: Kids & Families. Language: English. Summary: It is story time at the Magnolia Branch Library! Bring your toddlers and preschoolers to enjoy stories, rhymes, songs and fun with our children's librarian. Story Time Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Story times are some of our most popular events! Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. More Children's Programs: https://www.spl.org/programs-and-services/kids-and-families/kids-and-families-calendar. Contact Info: Magnolia Branch. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Cost: FREE. Event provided by: The Seattle Public Library. Thursday, June 20, 2019, 11:15 AM – 11:45 AM.

Family Story Time at the Wallingford Branch

The Seattle Public Library Where: Wallingford Branch. Room Location: Community meeting room. Audience: Kids & Families. Language: English. Summary: It is story time at the Wallingford Branch! Bring your children ages 0-5 years to enjoy stories, rhymes, songs and fun with our children's librarian. Story Time Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Story times are some of our most popular events! Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. More Children's Programs: https://www.spl.org/programs-and-services/kids-and-families/kids-and-families-calendar. Contact Info: Wallingford Branch. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Cost: FREE. Event provided by: The Seattle Public Library. Thursday, June 20, 2019, 11:15 AM – 11:45 AM.

Preschool Story Time at the Northgate Branch

The Seattle Public Library Where: Northgate Branch. Audience: Kids & Families. Language: English. Summary: It's preschool story time at the Northgate Branch! Bring your preschoolers to enjoy stories, rhymes, songs and fun with our children's librarian. For children ages 3 - 5. Story Time Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Story times are some of our most popular events! Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. More Children's Programs: https://www.spl.org/programs-and-services/kids-and-families/kids-and-families-calendar. Contact Info: Northgate Branch. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Cost: FREE. Event provided by: The Seattle Public Library. Thursday, June 20, 2019, 11:15 AM – 11:45 AM.

Out-to-Lunch Concert

Seattle Area Bring your lunch to the park for free, live music from local musicians every Thursday throughout the summer. Performance Type: Music. Age recommendation: All ages. Cost: FREE. Thursday, June 20, 2019, 12:00 PM – 2:00 PM. Cascade Playground 333 Pointus Ave. N. Seattle WA 98109. For more info visit www.cascadeplayground.org.

Red Ukulele Spanish Class with ASL

Seattle Area Children will enjoy live ukulele music with Betsy, learn to sing in Spanish and sign in American Sign Language. Movement with scarves and egg shakers. $15 per class drop-in; $60 for a 5-class punch card. Age recommendation: Infant. Toddler. Preschool. Cost: Fee. Pre-register: No. Thursday, June 20, 2019, 12:15 PM – 12:45 PM. Top Ten Toys 120 N 85th St Seattle, WA 98103. For more info visit www.toptentoys.com.

Waddler's Storytime

The Seattle Public Library Where: Magnolia Branch. Room Location: Jim Thixton and Carol Bennett Thixton Meeting Room. Audience: Kids & Families. Language: English. Summary: It is story time at the Magnolia Branch Library! Bring your babies and waddlers to enjoy stories, rhymes, songs and fun with our children's librarian. Story Time Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Story times are some of our most popular events! Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. More Children's Programs: https://www.spl.org/programs-and-services/kids-and-families/kids-and-families-calendar. Contact Info: Magnolia Branch. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Cost: FREE. Event provided by: The Seattle Public Library. Thursday, June 20, 2019, 12:30 PM – 1:00 PM.

Chinese Calligraphy and Painting

The Seattle Public Library Where: Central Library. Room Location: Level 3 - The Norcliffe Foundation Living Room. Audience: Kids & Families. Teens. Adults. Language: 中文. English. Summary: Interested in Chinese calligraphy and painting? Come to learn and create your own work! Description: Local artists from the Green Lake Arts Club will teach the basics of creating a simple Chinese painting and a calligraphy work. Art supplies will be provided and you can stamp your work with a special Chinese seal and take it home. Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Contact Info: Quick Information. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Cost: FREE. Event provided by: The Seattle Public Library. Thursday, June 20, 2019, 2:00 PM – 4:30 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. Thursday, June 20, 2019, 2:45 PM – 3:45 PM.

Kids Cafe Afterschool Meals

The Seattle Public Library Where: Broadview Branch. Room Location: Meeting Room. Audience: Kids & Families. Teens. Language: English. Summary: Kids Café Afterschool Meals - Kids & Teens Eat Free! Description: Kids and teens ages 1-18 are invited to stop by for free afterschool meals before heading on to other activities. Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. This program is co-sponsored by The Seattle Public Library, City of Seattle Human Services, and United Way of King County, with additional support from USDA. Contact Info: Broadview Branch. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Cost: FREE. Event provided by: The Seattle Public Library. Thursday, June 20, 2019, 2:45 PM – 3:45 PM.

Bellevue Farmers Market POP Club

Eastside Children ages 3 to 12 are welcome to sign up at the market's POP (Power of Produce) Club tent. Kids will each have a “Passport to Health” to log attendance and completion of weekly activities. The more stamps in the passport, the greater the reward at the end of the program. There are three weekly facets of the POP Club: Two Bite Challenge: kids try two bites of a new fruit/vegetable when they check in. Even if they don't like what they eat, they still get a stamp for being brave and trying something new. , After the Two Bite Challenge, kids receive $2 in market tokens to spend on produce at the market. Vendors that accept these tokens are designated with a "POP Tokens Accepted Here" sign on their booths. , Weekly activities are offered based around food, nutrition, healthy living, gardening, and more. Age recommendation: Preschool. Elementary School. Middle School. Cost: FREE. Thursday, June 20, 2019, 3:00 PM – 7:00 PM. Bellevue Farmers Market 1717 Bellevue Way N.E. Bellevue WA 98004. For more info visit bellevuefarmersmarket.org.

Kids Cafe Afterschool Meals

The Seattle Public Library Where: South Park Branch. Non-Library Location: South Park Community Center. Audience: Kids & Families. Teens. Language: English. Summary: Kids Café Afterschool Meals - Kids & Teens Eat Free! Description: Kids and teens ages 1-18 are invited to stop by for free afterschool meals before heading on to other activities. Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. This program is co-sponsored by The Seattle Public Library, City of Seattle Human Services, and United Way of King County, with additional support from USDA. Contact Info: South Park Branch. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Cost: FREE. Event provided by: The Seattle Public Library. Thursday, June 20, 2019, 3:45 PM – 4:15 PM.

Homework Help

The Seattle Public Library Where: High Point Branch. Room Location: Study Room. Audience: Kids & Families. Teens. Language: English. Summary: Homework Help volunteers will be at this branch to assist students on a drop-in basis throughout the school year, with the exception of school holidays. Description: These super volunteers provide support and encouragement to students and are especially good at helping new English speakers. , Please note that, while Homework Help is available to students from kindergarten through 12th grade, volunteers are not responsible for children, who should not be left unsupervised. Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. More Options: Homework Help. Contact Info: High Point Branch. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Cost: FREE. Event provided by: The Seattle Public Library. Thursday, June 20, 2019, 4:00 PM – 5:45 PM.

Top Ten Toys Playdays

Seattle Area Drop in for creative fun with a different hands-on activity each week. Age recommendation: Preschool. Elementary School. Middle School. Cost: FREE. Pre-register: No. Phone: 206-782-0098. Thursday, June 20, 2019, 4:00 PM – 5:00 PM. Top Ten Toys 120 N. 85th St. Seattle WA. For more info visit www.toptentoys.com.

Oly Third Thursday

South Sound Stroll the streets of downtown Olympia during this community celebration of local culture, art, food and music. Buskers play live music in the streets, and participating businesses give special Third Thursday discounts. Stop by the corner of 4th and Washington to pick up the Challenge Game. Solve the puzzle and win a prize. Age recommendation: All ages. Cost: FREE. Pre-register: No. Thursday, June 20, 2019, 4:00 PM – 7:00 PM. Downtown Olympia. For more info visit downtownolympia.org.

Homework Help

The Seattle Public Library Where: Douglass-Truth Branch. Audience: Kids & Families. Teens. Language: English. Summary: Homework Help volunteers will be at this branch to assist students on a drop-in basis throughout the school year, with the exception of school holidays. Description: These super volunteers provide support and encouragement to students and are especially good at helping new English speakers. , Please note that, while Homework Help is available to students from kindergarten through 12th grade, volunteers are not responsible for children, who should not be left unsupervised. Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. More Options: Homework Help for Children, Homework Help for Teens. Contact Info: Douglass-Truth Branch. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Cost: FREE. Event provided by: The Seattle Public Library. Thursday, June 20, 2019, 4:30 PM – 7:30 PM.

Homework Help

The Seattle Public Library Where: Greenwood Branch. Room Location: Meeting Room. Audience: Kids & Families. Language: English. Summary: Homework Help volunteers will be at this branch to assist students on a drop-in basis throughout the school year, with the exception of school holidays. Description: These super volunteers provide support and encouragement to students and are especially good at helping new English speakers. Please note that, while Homework Help is available to students from kindergarten through 12th grade, volunteers are not responsible for children, who should not be left unsupervised. Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. More Options: Student Success. Contact Info: Greenwood Branch. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Cost: FREE. Event provided by: The Seattle Public Library. Thursday, June 20, 2019, 4:30 PM – 6:30 PM.

Homework Help

The Seattle Public Library Where: Northgate Branch. Room Location: Meeting Room. Audience: Kids & Families. Teens. Language: English. Summary: Homework Help volunteers will be at this branch to assist students on a drop-in basis throughout the school year, with the exception of school holidays. Description: These super volunteers provide support and encouragement to students and are especially good at helping new English speakers. , Please note that, while Homework Help is available to students from kindergarten through 12th grade, volunteers are not responsible for children, who should not be left unsupervised. Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. More Options: Homework Help for Children, Homework Help for Teens. Contact Info: Northgate Branch. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Cost: FREE. Event provided by: The Seattle Public Library. Thursday, June 20, 2019, 4:30 PM – 7:30 PM.

Homework Help

The Seattle Public Library Where: Beacon Hill Branch. Room Location: Teen Area. Audience: Kids & Families. Teens. Language: English. Summary: Homework Help volunteers will be at this branch to assist students on a drop-in basis throughout the school year, with the exception of school holidays. Description: These super volunteers provide support and encouragement to students and are especially good at helping new English speakers. , Please note that, while Homework Help is available to students from kindergarten through 12th grade, volunteers are not responsible for children, who should not be left unsupervised. Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. More Options: Homework Help for Children, Homework Help for Teens. Contact Info: Beacon Hill Branch. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Cost: FREE. Event provided by: The Seattle Public Library. Thursday, June 20, 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. Thursday, June 20, 2019, 4:30 PM – 7:30 PM.

Homework Help

The Seattle Public Library Where: Lake City Branch. Room Location: Meeting Room. Audience: Kids & Families. Teens. Language: English. Summary: Homework Help volunteers will be at this branch to assist students on a drop-in basis throughout the school year, with the exception of school holidays. Description: These great volunteers provide support and encouragement to students and are especially good at helping new English speakers. Please note that, while Homework Help is available to students from kindergarten through 12th grade, volunteers are not responsible for children, who should not be left unsupervised. Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. More Options: Learn more about Student Success. Contact Info: Lake City Branch. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Cost: FREE. Event provided by: The Seattle Public Library. Thursday, June 20, 2019, 4:30 PM – 7:30 PM.

Story Time at the Lake City Farmers' Market

The Seattle Public Library Where: Lake City Branch. Audience: Kids & Families. Language: English. Summary: It is story time at the Lake City Farmers' Market in front of Lake City Branch! Bring your children from birth on up to enjoy stories, rhymes, songs and fun with our children's librarian, Nancy P. Description: Story time is followed by science and art activities till 7:00 p.m. Story Time Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. No "tickets" needed because we are outside! More Children's Programs: https://www.spl.org/programs-and-services/kids-and-families/kids-and-families-calendar. Contact Info: Lake City Branch. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Cost: FREE. Event provided by: The Seattle Public Library. Thursday, June 20, 2019, 4:30 PM – 5:00 PM.

Cartoon Happy Hour

Seattle Area Introduce your kids to the classic splats and konks of your childhood during Central Cinema's happy hour for the whole family. Two hours of classic cartoons take over the screen every Thursday. FREE show; food and drink specials for purchase. Age recommendation: Elementary School. Middle School. High School. Cost: FREE. Phone: 206-328-3230. Email: info@central-cinema.com. Thursday, June 20, 2019, 5:00 PM – 7:00 PM. Central Cinema 1411 21st Ave. Seattle, WA 98122. For more info visit www.central-cinema.com.

Free Third Thursday at Tacoma Art Museum

South Sound Enjoy free admission to Tacoma Art Museum on the third Thursday of each month. Enjoy current exhibitions and additional programming and entertainment. Age recommendation: All ages. Cost: FREE. Phone: 253-272-4327. Thursday, June 20, 2019, 5:00 PM – 8:00 PM. Tacoma Art Museum 1701 Pacific Ave. Tacoma WA 98402. For more info visit www.tacomaartmuseum.org.

Neighborhood Night at TAM

South Sound Tacoma Art Museum is now open late and free to the community every Thursday. Stop in for performances, artist demonstrations and more. Go upstairs to see TAM Local Community Art installations or  to TAM Studio or Drawing Jam to create your own work of art. Age recommendation: All ages. Cost: FREE. Thursday, June 20, 2019, 5:00 PM – 8:00 PM. Tacoma Art Museum 1701 Pacific Ave, Tacoma, WA 98402. For more info visit www.tacomaartmuseum.org.

Chess Club

The Seattle Public Library Where: Northeast Branch. Room Location: Meeting Room. Audience: Kids & Families. Teens. Adults. Language: English. Summary: Come play a game of chess! Children, teens and adults - people of all ages are invited to drop by for fun and casual games of chess. Chess puzzles and basic chess instruction also available. Description: All skill levels are welcome. Chess sets and guidance by an adult chess coach will be available. Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Contact Info: Northeast Branch. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Cost: FREE. Event provided by: The Seattle Public Library. Thursday, June 20, 2019, 5:30 PM – 7:30 PM.

¡Hora De Cuentos! (Spanish Story Time)

The Seattle Public Library Where: Lake City Branch. Room Location: Meeting Room. Audience: Kids & Families. Language: Español. Summary: ¡Es una hora de cuentos para los niños y sus familias! (It's Spanish story time at the Lake City Branch!). Description: Niños y sus familias están invitados a celebrar cuentos, canciones, y jugeos divertidos en español con Marco Cortes. Story Time Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Story times are some of our most popular events! Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. More Children's Programs: https://www.spl.org/programs-and-services/kids-and-families/kids-and-families-calendar. Contact Info: Lake City Branch. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Cost: FREE. Event provided by: The Seattle Public Library. Thursday, June 20, 2019, 6:00 PM – 6:30 PM.

Drop-In Archery Intro Class

South Sound Every Thursday Skookum Archers hosts an introduction to archery class. Designed especially for the new archer, this is the perfect way to experience archery. You are guided through the fun of picking up a bow for the first time (or in a long time), and leave with the confidence of having a well-rounded introduction.  All equipment is included, or you may bring your own. The 2 hour session is broken into two parts and it starts with a class that covers safety and equipment, range etiquette, and the fundamentals of how to shoot.  Next, get out to the practice range to start shooting. Ages 6 and older. $10. Age recommendation: Elementary School. Middle School. High School. Cost: Fee. Phone: 253-841-0991. Thursday, June 20, 2019, 6:30 PM – 8:30 PM. Skookum Archers 11209 Shaw Road E. Puyallup WA 98374. For more info visit www.skookumarchers.com.

Godspell, Jr.

Seattle Area This Hi-Lingers DownStage Center Productions applies modern sensibility to a universal story as a young, female cheerleader takes on the role of Jesus. Her group of disciples help her tell different parables by using a wide variety of games, storytelling techniques, comedy and music. $12. Performance Type: Theater. Age recommendation: Elementary School. Middle School. High School. Cost: Fee. Pre-register: Yes. Thursday, June 20, 2019, 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM. The Burien Annex 14501 4th Ave SW Burien, WA 98166. For more info visit www.hi-liners.org.

The Last World Octopus Wrestling Champion

Seattle Area This brand new pop-rock musical weaves a legend and fantasy-infused tale inspired by Seattle folklore. The story follows a young girl setting off for college, whose discovery of her mother's old trophy throws open the locked doors of the past. Soon, she must reckon with a world turned upside down - and the arrival of strange new abilities that seem to hint at a destiny beyond her wildest imagination. Thursday, June 20 to Sunday, July 28. Thursdays through Saturdays at 7:30 p.m.; Sundays at 3:00 p.m. General Admission: $42| Seniors (65+): $37 | Students: $20 | TeenTix (door only): $5. Performance Type: Theater. Age recommendation: Middle School. High School. Cost: Fee. Pre-register: Yes. Phone: 206-938-0339. Thursday, June 20, 2019, 7:30 PM – 8:30 PM. ArtsWest Playhouse and Gallery 4711 California Ave SW Seattle, WA 98116. For more info visit www.artswest.org.

Wicked

Seattle Area This Broadway favorite returns to Seattle June 12 through July 7. WICKED looks at what happened in the Land of Oz from a different angle.  Long before Dorothy arrives, there is another young woman, born with emerald-green skin, who is smart, fiery, misunderstood, and possessing an extraordinary talent. When she meets a bubbly blonde who is exceptionally popular, their initial rivalry turns into the unlikeliest of friendships…until the world decides to call one “good,” and the other one “wicked.” Tickets start at $39. Performance Type: Theater. Age recommendation: Middle School. High School. Cost: Fee. Phone: 1-800-982-2787. Thursday, June 20, 2019, 7:30 PM – 8:30 PM. Paramount Theatre 911 Pine St Seattle, WA 98101. For more info visit www.stgpresents.org.

Pro Beach Volleyball

Eastside The AVP Pro Tour comes to Lake Sammamish State Park June 21-23, with the top professional female and male pro beach volleyball players. Join the grand stands for exciting beach volleyball matches, DJ music, family-fun activities ,athlete meet n' greets, and more. Age recommendation: All ages. Cost: FREE. Pre-register: No. Phone: 949-679-3599. Email: contact@avp.com. Friday, June 21, 2019 – Sunday, June 23, 2019. Lake Sammamish State Park 2000 NW Sammamish Road Issaquah, WA, 98027. For more info visit avp.com.

Toddler Time

Eastside Children ages 3 and younger play with cars, bikes, slides, wagons and lots more active toys. Parents must accompany children. Held 8 a.m. to noon, Monday through Friday. $2 per child. Schedule subject to change; check website to confirm. Age recommendation: Infant. Toddler. Cost: Fee. Pre-register: No. Friday, June 21, 2019, 8:00 AM – 12:00 PM. Issaquah Community Center 301 Rainier Blvd S Issaquah, WA 98027. For more info visit www.issaquahwa.gov.

Kid Jump

Seattle Area Kids ages 6 and younger are invited to jump with kids their size. $14. Age recommendation: Toddler. Preschool. Cost: Fee. Phone: 425-669-9707. Friday, June 21, 2019, 9:00 AM – 10:00 AM. Flying Circus 455 Andover Park E. Tukwila WA 98188. For more info visit www.flyingcircus.us.

Baby Jam

Seattle Area Drop in music class for kids ages 5 and younger and their caregivers. Held Wednesdays and Fridays at 9:30 and 10:15 a.m. $12. Age recommendation: Infant. Toddler. Preschool. Cost: Fee. Pre-register: No. Phone: 206-359-1536. Email: seattlebabyjam@gmail.com. Friday, June 21, 2019, 9:30 AM – 10:45 AM. Salsa Con Todo 211 N 36th St Seattle, WA 98103. For more info visit www.babyjam.net.

Garden Tots

Seattle Area Drop in anytime between 10 a.m. and 1 p.m. with your young children every Friday in the summer for nature exploration in this unique, naturalistic garden. Each session is a simple plant activity, a themed garden exploration, and a craft project. $10 per family. Weekly Themes: June 7: Fantastic Flowers , June 14: Beautiful Butterflies , June 21: Brilliant Birds , June 28: Powerful Pollinators , July 5: Leaf Shape , July 12: Plucky Pods. Age recommendation: Toddler. Preschool. Elementary School. Cost: Fee. Pre-register: No. Phone: 206-546-1281. Friday, June 21, 2019, 10:00 AM – 1:00 PM. Kruckeberg Botanic Garden 20312 15th Ave. N.W. Shoreline WA 98177. For more info visit www.kruckeberg.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, June 21, 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, June 21, 2019, 10:00 AM – 2:00 PM. West Seattle Art Nest 4138 California Ave. S.W. Seattle WA 98116. For more info visit www.westseattleartnest.com.

Paint Me A Story

Seattle Area Preschool age children listen to a story and paint along. This 30-minute class is free and fun, but please RSVP if you can. Age recommendation: Preschool. Cost: FREE. Pre-register: Yes. Phone: 425-408-0021. Friday, June 21, 2019, 10:00 AM – 10:30 AM. Snapdoodle Toys 7330 NE Bothell Way Kenmore, WA 98028. For more info visit www.eventbrite.com.

Aesop's Fables

South Sound In this Let’s Play daytime interactive show, young children can learn tales about crows, wolves, cats, donkeys, goats and more. Performances run 20-30 minutes in the theater lobby. 10 a.m. June 5-9. $5. Performance Type: Theater. Age recommendation: Toddler. Preschool. Elementary School. Cost: Fee. Phone: 360-570-1638. Friday, June 21, 2019, 10:00 AM. Olympia Family Theater 612 Fourth Ave. E. Olympia WA 98501. For more info visit olyft.org.

Baby Story Time & Play Time at the Northgate Branch

The Seattle Public Library Where: Northgate Branch. Audience: Kids & Families. Language: English. Summary: It’s baby time at the Northgate Branch! Bring your infants age 0-12 months to enjoy music and fun with our children's librarian. Stay and play after story time! Story Time Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Story times are some of our most popular events! Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. More Children's Programs: https://www.spl.org/programs-and-services/kids-and-families/kids-and-families-calendar. Contact Info: Northgate Branch. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Cost: FREE. Event provided by: The Seattle Public Library. Friday, June 21, 2019, 10:15 AM – 11:15 AM.

Infant/Toddler Playgroup

Seattle Area Parents and caregivers of young children (birth to 5 years of age) are invited to bring their youngsters and join together to play, read, create, sing, and have snacks. A FamilyWorks staff member or volunteer facilitates our playgroups. Participation in all playgroups is free and requires no prior registration – you can drop in. The playroom is also available for use by children accompanied by an adult when there is no playgroup/organized activity in session. Schedules are subject to change. Age recommendation: Infant. Toddler. Preschool. Cost: FREE. Pre-register: No. Phone: 206-694-6727. Friday, June 21, 2019, 10:30 AM – 12:00 PM. FamilyWorks Family Resource Center 1501 N. 45th St. Seattle WA 98103. For more info visit www.familyworksseattle.org.

¡Hora De Cuentos! (Spanish Story Time)

The Seattle Public Library Where: Greenwood Branch. Room Location: Meeting Room. Audience: Kids & Families. Language: Español. Summary: Es una hora de cuentos para los niños en la biblioteca de Greenwood! (It is Spanish story time at the Greenwood Branch!). Description: Traiga a sus niños a la biblioteca de Greenwood Branch para que disfruten escuchando cuentos, rimas y canciones en inglés y español. Story Time Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Story times are some of our most popular events! Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. More Children's Programs: https://www.spl.org/programs-and-services/kids-and-families/kids-and-families-calendar. Contact Info: Greenwood Branch. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Cost: FREE. Event provided by: The Seattle Public Library. Friday, June 21, 2019, 11:00 AM – 11:30 AM.

Children's Story Time

Seattle Area Every Friday with Steph at 11 a.m. Babies, toddlers and anyone else who likes a good story exuberantly told are welcome. Age recommendation: Infant. Toddler. Preschool. Cost: FREE. Pre-register: No. Phone: 206-297-2665. Email: info@phinneybooks.com. Friday, June 21, 2019, 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM. Phinney Books 7405 Greenwood Ave N Seattle, WA 98103. For more info visit www.phinneybooks.com.

Make Music Day

Seattle Area It's Make Music Day, a worldwide holiday of music launched in France more than 35 years ago. Celebrate in Seattle with a day-long musical gathering on Summer Solstice. Featured events at Westlake Park and along the Seattle Waterfront include sing-alongs, kazoo parades, bucket drum-offs, karaoke parties, and more. Sing and play your own music, too! Age recommendation: All ages. Cost: FREE. Pre-register: No. Email: Seattle@MakeMusicDay.org. Friday, June 21, 2019, 11:00 AM – 8:00 PM. Westlake Park Downtown Seattle. For more info visit www.makemusicday.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, June 21, 2019, 11:00 AM. Third Place Books 6504 20th Ave. N.E. Seattle WA 98115. For more info visit www.thirdplacebooks.com.

Taste of Tacoma

South Sound Food, vendors, cooking demonstrations, entertainment stages, rides and more. Free shuttle from Tacoma Community College. 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. June 21-22, 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. June 23. Age recommendation: All ages. Cost: FREE. Friday, June 21, 2019, 11:00 AM – 9:00 PM. Point Defiance Park 5400 N. Pearl St. Tacoma WA 98407. For more info visit www.tasteoftacoma.com.

Tot Shabbat

Eastside A Tot Shabbat program for parents and children ages 5 and younger to welcome Shabbat with singing, dancing, stories, and blessings. Age recommendation: Infant. Toddler. Preschool. Cost: FREE. Friday, June 21, 2019, 11:15 AM. Temple B'nai Torah 15727 N.E. Fourth St Bellevue WA 98008. For more info visit www.templebnaitorah.org.

My Gym Bellevue Popsicle Party

Eastside It's party time at My Gym! Sign up for your preferred time slot/age group and enjoy games, gymnastics, relays, popsicles and more. Parents can learn about discounts on summer classes and camps. Free to attend, but please RSVP; space is limited.  Time slot options: Ages birth to 3: 2 to 3 p.m. , Mixed ages/siblings ages birth to 9: 3:15 to 4:15 p.m. , Ages 3 to 9: 4:30 to 5:30 p.m. Age recommendation: Infant. Toddler. Preschool. Elementary School. Cost: FREE. Pre-register: Yes. Phone: 425-341-1393. Email: info@mygymfun.com. Friday, June 21, 2019, 2:00 PM – 5:30 PM. My Gym Bellevue 13800 Bel-Red Rd, Suite 3 Bellevue, WA. For more info visit www.mygym.com.

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, June 21, 2019, 2:45 PM – 3:45 PM.

Game On!

The Seattle Public Library Where: High Point Branch. Room Location: Meeting Room. Audience: Kids & Families. Teens. Language: English. Summary: Celebrate the first day of Summer of Learning at the High Point Branch of The Seattle Public Library. Today we offer crafts: origami and beading, board games, Xbox 360 and Wii games. Description: Whether you are a gaming expert or newbie: here is your chance to get some game time, meet other gamers and hear about SPL's Summer of Learning Programs for all ages. 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. Friday, June 21, 2019, 3:00 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, June 21, 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.

Soulstice: Summer Kick-Off at the Mural

Seattle Area Celebrate solstice, the first day of summer, with free live performances, activities, food and drink, giveaways and more at the newly improved Mural Amphitheatre (new roof, new lights, and new sound system). All-ages entertainment includes: 5 to 8:30 p.m.: DJ Riz Rollins from KEXP  5:30 p.m.: Skates! - Infectious surfy pop-punk band  6:30 p.m.: i///u - Neo-soul band, playing jazz, R & B, soul and a bit of pop 7:30 p.m.: Show Brazil - Brazilian band and dancers, playing Carnaval music 8:30 p.m.: Kalimba - Earth, Wind & Fire tribute band Throughout the evening: palm readings, poetry, jugglers, dancers and more.  Photo: Seattle Center. Age recommendation: All ages. Cost: FREE. Friday, June 21, 2019, 5:00 PM – 9:30 PM. Seattle Center Mural Amphitheatre 305 Harrison St Seattle, WA 98109. For more info visit seattlecenter.com.

FREE Friday Night

North Sound Imagine Children's Museum offers FREE admission on the third Friday of each month, 5:30 to 9 p.m. Age recommendation: Infant. Toddler. Preschool. Elementary School. Cost: FREE. Pre-register: No. Phone: 425-258-1006. Friday, June 21, 2019, 5:30 PM – 9:00 PM. Imagine Children's Museum 1502 Wall St. Everett WA 98201. For more info visit www.imaginecm.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, June 21, 2019, 6:30 PM – 8:30 PM. Rainier Community Center 4600 38th Ave S. Seattle, WA 98118. For more info visit www.seattle.gov.

Godspell, Jr.

Seattle Area This Hi-Lingers DownStage Center Productions applies modern sensibility to a universal story as a young, female cheerleader takes on the role of Jesus. Her group of disciples help her tell different parables by using a wide variety of games, storytelling techniques, comedy and music. $12. Performance Type: Theater. Age recommendation: Elementary School. Middle School. High School. Cost: Fee. Pre-register: Yes. Friday, June 21, 2019, 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM. The Burien Annex 14501 4th Ave SW Burien, WA 98166. For more info visit www.hi-liners.org.

The Last World Octopus Wrestling Champion

Seattle Area This brand new pop-rock musical weaves a legend and fantasy-infused tale inspired by Seattle folklore. The story follows a young girl setting off for college, whose discovery of her mother's old trophy throws open the locked doors of the past. Soon, she must reckon with a world turned upside down - and the arrival of strange new abilities that seem to hint at a destiny beyond her wildest imagination. Thursday, June 20 to Sunday, July 28. Thursdays through Saturdays at 7:30 p.m.; Sundays at 3:00 p.m. General Admission: $42| Seniors (65+): $37 | Students: $20 | TeenTix (door only): $5. Performance Type: Theater. Age recommendation: Middle School. High School. Cost: Fee. Pre-register: Yes. Phone: 206-938-0339. Friday, June 21, 2019, 7:30 PM – 8:30 PM. ArtsWest Playhouse and Gallery 4711 California Ave SW Seattle, WA 98116. For more info visit www.artswest.org.

Wicked

Seattle Area This Broadway favorite returns to Seattle June 12 through July 7. WICKED looks at what happened in the Land of Oz from a different angle.  Long before Dorothy arrives, there is another young woman, born with emerald-green skin, who is smart, fiery, misunderstood, and possessing an extraordinary talent. When she meets a bubbly blonde who is exceptionally popular, their initial rivalry turns into the unlikeliest of friendships…until the world decides to call one “good,” and the other one “wicked.” Tickets start at $39. Performance Type: Theater. Age recommendation: Middle School. High School. Cost: Fee. Phone: 1-800-982-2787. Friday, June 21, 2019, 8:00 PM – 9:00 PM. Paramount Theatre 911 Pine St Seattle, WA 98101. For more info visit www.stgpresents.org.

Tacoma Highland Games

South Sound Food, craft and Scottish goods vendors, Celtic entertainment, kids'  activities, traditional Highland athletes, bagpipes and dancers. $15, $10 seniors, students and military with ID, free ages 5 and younger. Discount for online purchase. Age recommendation: All ages. Cost: Fee. Pre-register: No. Saturday, June 22, 2019, 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM. Frontier Park 21800 Meridian S. Graham WA 98338. For more info visit www.tacomagames.org.

Party in the Park

Eastside 5K races ($35 to $40), 1K adventure trail, breakfast ($5), animal entertainment, and kids’ games and activities. FREE, donations accepted. Free shuttle from Central Park Tennis Club, 5820 125th Lane N.E. Kirkland. Age recommendation: All ages. Cost: FREE. Saturday, June 22, 2019, 8:30 AM – 12:30 PM. Bridle Trails State Park 5300 116th Avenue N.E. Kirkland WA 98033. For more info visit www.bridletrails.org.

Kid Jump

Seattle Area Kids ages 6 and younger are invited to jump with kids their size. $14. Age recommendation: Toddler. Preschool. Cost: Fee. Phone: 425-669-9707. Saturday, June 22, 2019, 9:00 AM – 10:00 AM. Flying Circus 455 Andover Park E. Tukwila WA 98188. For more info visit www.flyingcircus.us.

Exotics at RTC

Eastside Motorheads, unite! Exotics@RTC is an informal, family-friendly weekly gathering of exotic and very rare cars that draws owner and spectators together for mutual enjoyment of all things car-related. Along with weekly meet-ups, Exotics@RTC hosts several special events extending their presence into Center Court and surrounding property. Follow Exotics@RTC on Facebook for timely event updates: https://www.facebook.com/eatrtc/. Event is weather dependent, so check the Facebook page to confirm. Age recommendation: All ages. Cost: FREE. Pre-register: No. Phone: 425-869-2640. Email: guestservices@redmondtowncenter.com. Saturday, June 22, 2019, 9:00 AM – 11:00 AM. Redmond Town Center 7525 166th Avenue NE Redmond, WA 98052. For more info visit exoticsat.com.

Redmond Saturday Market

Eastside Head to the market for farm-fresh family fun. Redmond Saturday Market is the oldest open-air market on the Eastside. It’s a public market comprised of local farmers, gardeners, artists, craftspeople & food specialists. Everything is made, grown, or produced in the state of Washington. Saturdays 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. May 4 through October 26. Age recommendation: All ages. Cost: FREE. Pre-register: No. Phone: 425-556-0636. Email: info@RedmondSaturdayMarket.org. Saturday, June 22, 2019, 9:00 AM – 3:00 PM. 7730 Leary Way Redmond, WA 98052. For more info visit redmondsaturdaymarket.org.

Truck Day and Walk-On 1K

Eastside Join Bright Horizons for a fun-filled morning of vehicle exploration, all while making a difference in the lives of children in need. Event Highlights: 1k walk around the parking lot 1A , Exploration of various vehicles and trucks , Live musical performance by Brian Vogan and his Good Buddies , Car-themed children’s activities, face painting, truck washing station and more Free admission; donations welcome. Parking is free in Lot 1B.  All proceeds from the event will go to the Bright Horizons Foundation for Children. Age recommendation: Infant. Toddler. Preschool. Cost: FREE. Pre-register: No. Saturday, June 22, 2019, 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM. Bellevue College 3000 Landerholm Circle SE Bellevue, WA 98007. For more info visit www.brightspaces.org.

Orca Awareness Celebration

Seattle Area Learn about orcas with hands-on activities all weekend. Check out the 20-foot-long inflatable orca modeled after Granny, matriarch of the endangered southern resident population, and believed to have been the oldest-known orca. Plus, find out how ocean debris impacts these whales, and why healthy salmon populations are so important to their survival. Included with Aquarium admission ($20-$35, free for children ages 3 and younger). Age recommendation: All ages. Cost: Fee. Saturday, June 22, 2019, 9:30 AM – 5:00 PM. Seattle Aquarium 1402 Third Avenue, Suite 1400 Seattle, WA 98101. For more info visit www.seattleaquarium.org.

Wetland Waddlers

Eastside Preschoolers and their caregivers are invited to explore the Mercer Slough with art, play and story time in this monthly program. Each session has a different theme. See the link below for a complete schedule. Pre-register. $20. Age recommendation: Toddler. Preschool. Cost: Fee. Pre-register: Yes. Phone: 206-443-2925. Email: mercersloughprograms@pacsci.org. Saturday, June 22, 2019, 9:30 AM – 11:30 AM. Mercer Slough Environmental Education Center 1625 118th Ave. S.E. Bellevue WA 98005. For more info visit www.pacificsciencecenter.org.

Slug Fest

South Sound It's one of the most unusual Northwest Festivals: a celebration of slugs! Take a tentacled tram, make your own tentacles, and slide down a soapy track to victory in the Human Slug Race. Meet critters up close at Trailside Encounters, take selfies as a flower, and play on the giant slug statue. Included with admission ($8-$23). Age recommendation: All ages. Cost: Fee. Phone: 360-832-6117. Email: info@nwtrek.org. Saturday, June 22, 2019, 9:30 AM – 5:00 PM. Northwest Trek Wildlife Park 11610 Trek Dr. E Eatonville, WA 98328. For more info visit www.nwtrek.org.

Fremont Solstice Fair and Parade

Seattle Area Music, arts and crafts, street performers, kids’ art activities, art cars (wildly decorated cars), food and more. The unconventional Fremont Solstice Parade (some fair guests are clad only in full or partial body paint) is 1 p.m. June 22. June 23 includes a dog parade (2:30 p.m. $20 to participate). 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. June 22, 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. June 23. Age recommendation: All ages. Cost: FREE. Pre-register: No. Saturday, June 22, 2019, 10:00 AM – 8:00 PM. Fremont Neighborhood N. 35th Street and Fremont Avenue N. Seattle WA 98103.

Intergenerational Wetland Walk

Seattle Area Walk through the Magnuson Wetlands in search of songbirds, dragonflies, tree frogs, beaver signs, and more. Teacher Emily will be leading this walk, and all supplies will be provided for kids, parents, and other adults. The walk begins at the Central Wetlands entry, inside the E-5 parking lot, just off NE 65th St. and past the baseball fields.  Meet by the big, burgundy-colored trailhead sign for the Central Wetlands Complex. All ages and abilities are welcome; no preregistration necessary. Age recommendation: All ages. Cost: FREE. Pre-register: No. Email: magnusonchildrensgarden@gmail.com. Saturday, June 22, 2019, 10:00 AM – 11:30 AM. Magnuson Children's Garden - Central Wetlands Entry NE 74th St Seattle, WA 98115. For more info visit magnusonchildrensgarden.org.

Morgan Junction Community Festival

Seattle Area Enjoy live music, kids crafts, vendor booths, a pooch parade, and food carts. Age recommendation: All ages. Cost: FREE. Saturday, June 22, 2019, 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM. Morgan Junction Park 6413 California Ave. S.W. Seattle WA 98136. For more info visit www.facebook.com.

Seattle Art Cars at the Fremont Fair

Seattle Area See more than 60 artistically decorated cars on display at the Fremont Fair in the Upper Burke Parking Lot on Saturday and Sunday, June 22-23.  Cars come from as far away as Kansas, Louisiana and Texas, as well as several from Canada. Local art cars are invited to join the spectacle, including the ever-popular Barbie Dream Hearse, the Flamingo Jeep, the Chewbaru & Excessories Odd-yssey. More are welcome to register at the Seattle Art Car Blowout's website: https://www.facebook.com/SeattleArtCars/. Age recommendation: All ages. Cost: FREE. Pre-register: No. Saturday, June 22, 2019, 10:00 AM – 8:00 PM. Fremont Fair Upper Burke Parking Lot Seattle. For more info visit www.facebook.com.

Nature Walk: Intro to Plant Identification

Eastside Are you curious about the common plants of the Pacific Northwest and how to identify them on your own? Join Pacific Science Center to look through and learn to use field guides; then step outside and put your skills to practice with a guided nature walk in the Mercer Slough wetland. The hike is about two miles round trip, with limited change in elevation and many stops along the way. Arrive at 10 a.m; return by noon. Wheelchair accessible. $12-$15. Age recommendation: Elementary School. Middle School. High School. Cost: Fee. Pre-register: Yes. Phone: 206-443-2925. Email: mercersloughprograms@pacsci.org. Saturday, June 22, 2019, 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM. Mercer Slough 1625 118th ave SE Bellevue, WA 98005. For more info visit www.pacificsciencecenter.org.

Open Play

Eastside Springfree trampoline hosts a free open play every Wednesday and Saturday. Kids (and their grown-ups) can jump inside or out. All ages welcome. Age recommendation: All ages. Cost: FREE. Pre-register: No. Phone: 425-654-1306. Email: seattle@springfree.com. Saturday, June 22, 2019, 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM. Springfree Trampoline 1875 NW Poplar Way Issaquah, WA 98027.

Springfree Trampoline NW Kids Fair

North Sound Enjoy live entertainment, trampolines, slides, face painting, costumed characters, inflatables, a petting zoo, food vendors and more. $10, $5 ages 3 to 12, free ages 2 and younger. Age recommendation: Infant. Toddler. Preschool. Elementary School. Middle School. Cost: Fee. Saturday, June 22, 2019, 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM. The Evergreen State Fairgrounds 14405 179th Ave SE Monroe, WA 98272. For more info visit nwkidsfair.com.

Women in Wartime

North Sound Honor courageous women throughout history at the museum’s first Women in Wartime flying event. Watch an aerial demonstration and see tanks and artillery vehicles on the ground. Kids activities include face painting, crafts, flight simulators, and more. $50 family, $18 adult, $10 youth, free for children 5 and younger. Age recommendation: All ages. Cost: Fee. Pre-register: No. Phone: 206-342-4243. Email: info@flyingheritage.com. Saturday, June 22, 2019, 10:00 AM – 3:00 PM. Flying Heritage & Combat Armor Museum 3407 109th St. S.W. Everett WA 98204. For more info visit flyingheritage.com.

Aesop's Fables

South Sound In this Let’s Play daytime interactive show, young children can learn tales about crows, wolves, cats, donkeys, goats and more. Performances run 20-30 minutes in the theater lobby. 10 a.m. June 5-9. $5. Performance Type: Theater. Age recommendation: Toddler. Preschool. Elementary School. Cost: Fee. Phone: 360-570-1638. Saturday, June 22, 2019, 10:00 AM. Olympia Family Theater 612 Fourth Ave. E. Olympia WA 98501. For more info visit olyft.org.

Family Story Time & Play Time at the Northgate Branch

The Seattle Public Library Where: Northgate Branch. Audience: Kids & Families. Language: English. Summary: It’s story time at the Northgate Branch! Join us to enjoy stories, rhymes, and songs with our children's librarian. All ages welcome. Stay and play after story time! Story Time Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Story times are some of our most popular events! Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. More Children's Programs: https://www.spl.org/programs-and-services/kids-and-families/kids-and-families-calendar. Contact Info: Northgate Branch. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Cost: FREE. Event provided by: The Seattle Public Library. Saturday, June 22, 2019, 10:15 AM – 11:15 AM.

¡Hora De Cuentos! (Spanish Story Time)

The Seattle Public Library Where: Beacon Hill Branch. Room Location: Children's Area. Audience: Kids & Families. Language: Español. Summary: Es una hora de cuentos para los niños en la biblioteca de Beacon Hill Branch! (It is Spanish story time at the Beacon Hill Branch!). Description: Traiga a sus niños a la biblioteca de Beacon Hill Branch para que disfruten escuchando cuentos, rimas y canciones en inglés y español. Story Time Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Story times are some of our most popular events! Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. More Children's Programs: https://www.spl.org/programs-and-services/kids-and-families/kids-and-families-calendar. Contact Info: Beacon Hill Branch. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Cost: FREE. Event provided by: The Seattle Public Library. Saturday, June 22, 2019, 10:30 AM – 11:00 AM.

Children's Hour

Seattle Area Using a combination of short films from Scarecrow Video's library, storybooks, arts activities and science experiments, children can learn new concepts alongside peers in a fun environment. Age recommendation: Toddler. Preschool. Cost: FREE. Pre-register: No. Phone: 206-524-8554. Email: maddie@scarecrow.com. Saturday, June 22, 2019, 10:30 AM – 11:30 AM. Scarecrow Video 5030 Roosevelt Way NE Seattle, WA. For more info visit blog.scarecrow.com.

¡Hora De Cuentos! (Spanish Story Time)

The Seattle Public Library Where: Ballard Branch. Room Location: Miriam Twitchell Alberg and Thomas A. Alberg Meeting Room. Audience: Kids & Families. Language: Español. Summary: Es una hora de cuentos para los niños en la biblioteca de Ballard Branch Library! (It is Spanish story time at the Ballard Branch Library!). Description: Traiga a sus niños a la biblioteca de Ballard Branch para que disfruten escuchando cuentos, rimas y canciones en inglés y español. Story Time Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Story times are some of our most popular events! Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. More Children's Programs: https://www.spl.org/programs-and-services/kids-and-families/kids-and-families-calendar. Contact Info: Ballard Branch. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Cost: FREE. Event provided by: The Seattle Public Library. Saturday, June 22, 2019, 11:00 AM – 11:30 AM.

中文故事会 (Mandarin Chinese Story Time)

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

Rainbow Story Time at the Beacon Hill Branch

The Seattle Public Library Where: Beacon Hill Branch. Room Location: Friends of The Seattle Public Library Meeting Room. Audience: Kids & Families. Language: English. Summary: Celebrate LGBTQ Pride month at the Beacon Hill Branch! Join our children's librarian for a celebration of our diverse families of birth and choice with songs, dancing, stories, and a craft. All 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: https://www.spl.org/programs-and-services/kids-and-families/kids-and-families-calendar. Contact Info: Beacon Hill Branch. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Cost: FREE. Event provided by: The Seattle Public Library. Saturday, June 22, 2019, 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM.

Iranian Festival

Seattle Area Explore the culture of Iran through food, music, dance, poetry, a puppet show and more. Age recommendation: All ages. Cost: FREE. Saturday, June 22, 2019, 11:00 AM – 7:00 PM. Seattle Center Armory 305 Harrison St. Seattle WA 98109. For more info visit www.facebook.com.

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, June 22, 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.

Urban Craft Uprising

Seattle Area Seattle’s largest indie craft show includes vendors of unique handmade toys, art, jewelry, stationery, food and more. 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. June 22-23. Age recommendation: All ages. Cost: FREE. Saturday, June 22, 2019, 11:00 AM – 5:00 PM. Seattle Center Exhibition Hall 305 Harrison St. Seattle WA 98109. For more info visit www.urbancraftuprising.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, June 22, 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.

Yoga in the Park

Seattle Area Meet at Cascade Park every Saturday for a free yoga class with local studio Ripple Yoga. All abilities are welcome. Bring your own mat, or borrow one that is provided. Best for parents and children in middle or high school. Younger children are welcome to play on the nearby playground. Age recommendation: Middle School. High School. Cost: FREE. Saturday, June 22, 2019, 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM. Cascade Playground 333 Pointus Ave. N. Seattle WA 98109. For more info visit www.cascadeplayground.org.

Serbian Children's Cultural Festival

Eastside Celebrate Serbian culture and children’s amazing talents: skits and poems, traditional music, and folk-dancing. The festival also features an exhibit about Nikola Tesla's heritage through the Virtual Reality Museum, established by Nikola Tesla Museum in Belgrade. Age recommendation: All ages. Cost: FREE. Pre-register: No. Saturday, June 22, 2019, 11:00 AM – 2:30 PM. Carlson Theater 3000 Landerholm Cir SE Bellevue, WA 98007. For more info visit serbianfest.wixsite.com.

Storytime

Eastside Circle up with the KidsQuest staff and learn through songs, books, rhymes, and giggles. Included with museum admission ($12.50). Age recommendation: Infant. Toddler. Preschool. Elementary School. Cost: Fee. Pre-register: No. Phone: 425-637-8100. Email: info@kidsquestmuseum.org. Saturday, June 22, 2019, 11:00 AM – 11:30 AM. KidsQuest Museum 1116 108th Ave NE Bellevue, WA 98004.

Fire Rescue Spectacular

South Sound Meet local firefighters, climb on rescue vehicles, meet Sparky the Fire Dog, see a vintage fire truck, and take the Junior Firefighter Challenge (until 3 p.m.). Age recommendation: All ages. Cost: FREE. Pre-register: No. Phone: 360-956-0818. Email: irutherford@hocm.org. Saturday, June 22, 2019, 11:00 AM – 5:00 PM. Hands On Children's Museum 414 Jefferson Street NE Olympia, WA 98501. For more info visit bit.ly.

Taste of Tacoma

South Sound Food, vendors, cooking demonstrations, entertainment stages, rides and more. Free shuttle from Tacoma Community College. 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. June 21-22, 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. June 23. Age recommendation: All ages. Cost: FREE. Saturday, June 22, 2019, 11:00 AM – 9:00 PM. Point Defiance Park 5400 N. Pearl St. Tacoma WA 98407. For more info visit www.tasteoftacoma.com.

Rainbow Story Time

The Seattle Public Library Where: High Point Branch. Room Location: Meeting Room. Audience: Kids & Families. Language: English. Summary: Celebrate LGBTQ+ Pride month with a special all-ages story time at the High Point Branch! Description: Join our children's librarian in celebrating our diverse families of birth and choice with songs, dancing, stories, and fun! Make pronoun buttons, a colorful rainbow craft, and check out great books with queer, trans, and gender-nonconforming themes. All 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: https://www.spl.org/programs-and-services/kids-and-families/kids-and-families-calendar. Contact Info: High Point Branch. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Cost: FREE. Event provided by: The Seattle Public Library. Saturday, June 22, 2019, 11:30 AM – 12:30 PM.

Midsomer Festival

Eastside Games, puppet and magic shows, archery, crafts, and demonstrations of medieval village life. Noon to 5 p.m. June 22-13. $10, $7 seniors and ages 6 to 12, free ages 5 and younger (adults must supervise ages 12 and younger). $45 festival plus banquet (reservations required). Age recommendation: All ages. Cost: Fee. Phone: 425-788-8624. Saturday, June 22, 2019, 12:00 PM – 5:00 PM. Camlann Medieval Village 10320 Kelly Road N.E. Carnation WA 98014. For more info visit www.camlann.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, June 22, 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.

CfAD Playlab

Seattle Area Drop in at the Center for Architecture and Design on the last two Saturdays of the month to explore different architecture and design activities. Kids ages 5 to 10 (and their caregivers) can test their skills thinking critically about the built environment, then draw and build a design of their own. Design challenges tie into the current exhibit and rotate once a quarter. Preregistration encouraged, but not required to participate. Photo: Trevor Dykstra. Age recommendation: Preschool. Elementary School. Cost: FREE. Pre-register: Yes. Phone: 206-667-9184. Saturday, June 22, 2019, 1:00 PM – 4:00 PM. Center for Architecture and Design 1010 Western Ave Seattle, WA 98104. For more info visit cfadseattle.org.

Raffi

Seattle Area Raffi, the children's musician that today's parents grew up rocking out to (Baby Beluga!), turns 70 this year. He's marking the occasions with a new album and a series of #belugagrads concerts. See his performance at the Moore Theatre today at 1 of 4 p.m. $35-$45. Performance Type: Music. Age recommendation: All ages. Cost: Fee. Pre-register: Yes. Phone: 206-682-1414. Saturday, June 22, 2019, 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM. The Moore Theatre 1932 2nd Ave Seattle, WA 98101. For more info visit www.stgpresents.org.

Steamship Saturdays

Seattle Area Enjoy a narrated cruise on Lake Union aboard the 125’ steamship VIRGINIA V. Learn about the sights, sounds, and history of Lake Union while cruising aboard a National Historic Landmark vessel with a fully operational steam engine. Cruises are one hour long. Concessions available for purchase. $20, free ages 12 and younger. Boarding begins 1-hour prior to departure. 1 and 3 p.m. Age recommendation: All ages. Cost: Fee. Pre-register: Yes. Phone: 206-624-9119. Saturday, June 22, 2019, 1:00 PM – 5:00 PM. Virginia V 860 Terry Ave. N. Seattle WA 98109. For more info visit www.cwb.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, June 22, 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.

Foam Sword Party

Farther Afield Discover what it might have been like to be a warrior in ancient times! Find your inner hero and learn some history through simulated battles. Activities are organized in a safe and fun environment with instruction and all equipment provided. Age recommendation: All ages. Cost: FREE. Phone: 206-463-2069. Saturday, June 22, 2019, 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM. Vashon Library 17210 Vashon Hwy SW Vashon, WA 98070. For more info visit kcls.bibliocommons.com.

Family Wild Walks: Wonderful Wetlands

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, June 22, 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.

Free Summer Concerts at Ballard Locks

Seattle Area Enjoy free outdoor concerts various dates through September 2. All band performances are at 2 p.m. unless otherwise noted; check the schedule on the Ballard Locks website. June 1: Boeing Employees Concert Band June 2: Emerald City Saxophone Quartet June 8: Barneleikarringen, children's Scandinavian dance June 9: Highline Community Symphonic Band June 15: Music Molida June 16: Elliot Bay Pipe Band June 19 (Wed.): Clayton Productions, youth musical group, noon performance June 22: Eastside Modern Jazz June 23: Cascadia Big Band June 29: Greenwood Concert Band June 30: 85th Street Big Band. Performance Type: Music. Age recommendation: All ages. Cost: FREE. Saturday, June 22, 2019, 2:00 PM. Hiram M. Chittenden Ballard Locks 3015 N.W. 54th St. Seattle WA 98107. For more info visit ballardlocks.org.

Wicked

Seattle Area This Broadway favorite returns to Seattle June 12 through July 7. WICKED looks at what happened in the Land of Oz from a different angle.  Long before Dorothy arrives, there is another young woman, born with emerald-green skin, who is smart, fiery, misunderstood, and possessing an extraordinary talent. When she meets a bubbly blonde who is exceptionally popular, their initial rivalry turns into the unlikeliest of friendships…until the world decides to call one “good,” and the other one “wicked.” Tickets start at $39. Performance Type: Theater. Age recommendation: Middle School. High School. Cost: Fee. Phone: 1-800-982-2787. Saturday, June 22, 2019, 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM. Paramount Theatre 911 Pine St Seattle, WA 98101. For more info visit www.stgpresents.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, June 22, 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.

Make Your Own Terrarium

The Seattle Public Library Where: Central Library. Room Location: Level 3 - The Norcliffe Foundation Living Room. Audience: Kids & Families. Teens. Adults. Language: English. Summary: Interested in learning how to make your own terrarium? Or would you like to make paper crafts? Come to the Library's free terrarium and craft workshop! Music will be provided by a local DJ. Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Supplies are limited. Contact Info: *Central Library. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. 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, June 22, 2019, 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM.

Wakhtiyo Sheeko Oo Soomali Ah (Somali Story Time)

The Seattle Public Library Where: Lake City Branch. Room Location: Meeting Room. Audience: Kids & Families. Language: Soomaali. Summary: Fadlan Keen Caruurtaada Si Ay U Qaataan Waqti Xiiso leh, Iyo Sheeko Xariiro Ku Bixi Doonta Afka Soomaaliaga. Story Time Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Story times are some of our most popular events! Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Translation: It is Somali Story Time at the New Holly Branch! Bring your children to enjoy stories, rhymes and fun in Somali. More Children's Programs: https://www.spl.org/programs-and-services/kids-and-families/kids-and-families-calendar. Contact Info: Lake City Branch. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Cost: FREE. Event provided by: The Seattle Public Library. Saturday, June 22, 2019, 4:00 PM – 4:30 PM.

Raffi

Seattle Area Raffi, the children's musician that today's parents grew up rocking out to (Baby Beluga!), turns 70 this year. He's marking the occasions with a new album and a series of #belugagrads concerts. See his performance at the Moore Theatre today at 1 of 4 p.m. $35-$45. Performance Type: Music. Age recommendation: All ages. Cost: Fee. Pre-register: Yes. Phone: 206-682-1414. Saturday, June 22, 2019, 4:00 PM – 6:00 PM. The Moore Theatre 1932 2nd Ave Seattle, WA 98101. For more info visit www.stgpresents.org.

Wakhtiyo Sheeko Oo Soomali Ah (Somali Story Time)

The Seattle Public Library Where: Rainier Beach Branch. Room Location: Children's Area. Audience: Kids & Families. Language: Soomaali. Summary: Fadlan Keen Caruurtaada Si Ay U Qaataan Waqti Xiiso leh, Iyo Sheeko Xariiro Ku Bixi Doonta Afka Soomaaliaga. Story Time Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Story times are some of our most popular events! Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. More Children's Programs: https://www.spl.org/programs-and-services/kids-and-families/kids-and-families-calendar. Contact Info: Rainier Beach Branch. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Cost: FREE. Event provided by: The Seattle Public Library. Saturday, June 22, 2019, 5:00 PM – 5:30 PM.

Dinner and Dancing

Eastside Join City Opera Ballet for a night of dinner and dancing. Enjoy a performance from their ballet, Swan Lake, and participate in a dance workshop with the performers. $15-$17 tickets, $5 for pizza and lemonade. Pre-registration required for food. Age recommendation: Infant. Toddler. Preschool. Elementary School. Cost: Fee. Pre-register: Yes. Phone: 425-637-8100. Email: info@kidsquestmuseum.org. Saturday, June 22, 2019, 5:45 PM – 8:00 PM. Kids Quest Museum 1116 108th Ave NE Bellevue, WA 98004. For more info visit www.kidsquestmuseum.org.

Godspell, Jr.

Seattle Area This Hi-Lingers DownStage Center Productions applies modern sensibility to a universal story as a young, female cheerleader takes on the role of Jesus. Her group of disciples help her tell different parables by using a wide variety of games, storytelling techniques, comedy and music. $12. Performance Type: Theater. Age recommendation: Elementary School. Middle School. High School. Cost: Fee. Pre-register: Yes. Saturday, June 22, 2019, 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM. The Burien Annex 14501 4th Ave SW Burien, WA 98166. For more info visit www.hi-liners.org.

The Last World Octopus Wrestling Champion

Seattle Area This brand new pop-rock musical weaves a legend and fantasy-infused tale inspired by Seattle folklore. The story follows a young girl setting off for college, whose discovery of her mother's old trophy throws open the locked doors of the past. Soon, she must reckon with a world turned upside down - and the arrival of strange new abilities that seem to hint at a destiny beyond her wildest imagination. Thursday, June 20 to Sunday, July 28. Thursdays through Saturdays at 7:30 p.m.; Sundays at 3:00 p.m. General Admission: $42| Seniors (65+): $37 | Students: $20 | TeenTix (door only): $5. Performance Type: Theater. Age recommendation: Middle School. High School. Cost: Fee. Pre-register: Yes. Phone: 206-938-0339. Saturday, June 22, 2019, 7:30 PM – 8:30 PM. ArtsWest Playhouse and Gallery 4711 California Ave SW Seattle, WA 98116. For more info visit www.artswest.org.

Wicked

Seattle Area This Broadway favorite returns to Seattle June 12 through July 7. WICKED looks at what happened in the Land of Oz from a different angle.  Long before Dorothy arrives, there is another young woman, born with emerald-green skin, who is smart, fiery, misunderstood, and possessing an extraordinary talent. When she meets a bubbly blonde who is exceptionally popular, their initial rivalry turns into the unlikeliest of friendships…until the world decides to call one “good,” and the other one “wicked.” Tickets start at $39. Performance Type: Theater. Age recommendation: Middle School. High School. Cost: Fee. Phone: 1-800-982-2787. Saturday, June 22, 2019, 8:00 PM – 9:00 PM. Paramount Theatre 911 Pine St Seattle, WA 98101. For more info visit www.stgpresents.org.

Defeat Myeloma 5K

Seattle Area Celebrate survivors and patients of Multiple Myeloma at this family friendly 5K run or 1-mile walk. The course is flat, fast and has views of the water and Mt. Rainier. Music and great food at the finish line and tech shirts. 100% of the proceeds benefits Fred Hutch Cancer Research Center’s immunotherapy research. $25-$45, free kids' dash. Age recommendation: All ages. Cost: Fee. Pre-register: Yes. Sunday, June 23, 2019, 9:00 AM – 11:00 AM. Magnuson Park 7400 Sandpoint Way NE Seattle, WA 98115. For more info visit www.defeatmyeloma.org.

Slug Fest

South Sound It's one of the most unusual Northwest Festivals: a celebration of slugs! Take a tentacled tram, make your own tentacles, and slide down a soapy track to victory in the Human Slug Race. Meet critters up close at Trailside Encounters, take selfies as a flower, and play on the giant slug statue. Included with admission ($8-$23). Age recommendation: All ages. Cost: Fee. Phone: 360-832-6117. Email: info@nwtrek.org. Sunday, June 23, 2019, 9:30 AM – 5:00 PM. Northwest Trek Wildlife Park 11610 Trek Dr. E Eatonville, WA 98328. For more info visit www.nwtrek.org.

Bicycle Sundays

Seattle Area The four-mile stretch of Lake Washington Boulevard between Mount Baker Beach and Seward Park is closed to motorized traffic 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. several Sundays through September. Age recommendation: All ages. Cost: FREE. Pre-register: No. Phone: 206-684-4075. Sunday, June 23, 2019, 10:00 AM – 6:00 PM. Lake Washington Boulevard S. Seattle WA 98118. For more info visit parkways.seattle.gov.

Climb Out of the Darkness

Seattle Area Join Perinatal Support Washington for Seattle's Climb Out of the Darkness, the world’s largest event raising awareness of perinatal mood and anxiety disorders, while building community. The climb will be a short, paved loop that is stroller, bike, and kid friendly. Meet at the picnic shelter at Seattle's Maple Leaf Reservoir Park. There will be balloons for kids and activities to help each other connect and share. Age recommendation: All ages. Cost: FREE. Phone: 206-283-9278. Email: info@perinatalsupport.org. Sunday, June 23, 2019, 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM. Maple Leaf Reservoir Park 1020 NE 82nd St Seattle, WA 98115. For more info visit www.facebook.com.

Fremont Sunday Market

Seattle Area Stroll this fun, year-round, European-style street market. Food trucks, hand crafts, vintage and one-of-a-kind gifts, local produce and more. Age recommendation: All ages. Cost: FREE. Sunday, June 23, 2019, 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM. 3410 Evanston Ave N Seattle, WA 98103. For more info visit www.fremontmarket.com.

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, June 23, 2019, 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM. The Center for Wooden Boats 1010 Valley St. Seattle WA 98109. For more info visit www.cwb.org.

Aesop's Fables

South Sound In this Let’s Play daytime interactive show, young children can learn tales about crows, wolves, cats, donkeys, goats and more. Performances run 20-30 minutes in the theater lobby. 10 a.m. June 5-9. $5. Performance Type: Theater. Age recommendation: Toddler. Preschool. Elementary School. Cost: Fee. Phone: 360-570-1638. Sunday, June 23, 2019, 10:00 AM. Olympia Family Theater 612 Fourth Ave. E. Olympia WA 98501. For more info visit olyft.org.

Auburn Farmers Market

South Sound Enjoy shopping for fresh produce and live entertainment, activities and demonstrations each Sunday through September. See link below for full activity and entertainment line up. Age recommendation: All ages. Cost: FREE. Pre-register: No. Phone: 253-931-3043. Sunday, June 23, 2019, 10:00 AM – 3:00 PM. Les Gove Park 1140 Auburn Way S Auburn, WA 98002. For more info visit www.auburnfarmersmarket.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, June 23, 2019, 10:00 AM – 11:30 AM. Kids Discovery Museum 301 Ravine Lane NE Bainbridge Island, WA 98110.

Fremont Solstice Fair

Seattle Area Music, arts and crafts, street performers, kids’ art activities, art cars (wildly decorated cars), food and more. The unconventional Fremont Solstice Parade (some fair guests are clad only in full or partial body paint) is 1 p.m. June 22. June 23 includes a dog parade (2:30 p.m. $20 to participate). 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. June 22, 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. June 23. Age recommendation: All ages. Cost: FREE. Pre-register: No. Sunday, June 23, 2019, 11:00 AM – 6:00 PM. Fremont Neighborhood N. 35th Street and Fremont Avenue N. Seattle WA 98103.

Seattle Art Cars at the Fremont Fair

Seattle Area See more than 60 artistically decorated cars on display at the Fremont Fair in the Upper Burke Parking Lot on Saturday and Sunday, June 22-23.  Cars come from as far away as Kansas, Louisiana and Texas, as well as several from Canada. Local art cars are invited to join the spectacle, including the ever-popular Barbie Dream Hearse, the Flamingo Jeep, the Chewbaru & Excessories Odd-yssey. More are welcome to register at the Seattle Art Car Blowout's website: https://www.facebook.com/SeattleArtCars/. Age recommendation: All ages. Cost: FREE. Pre-register: No. Sunday, June 23, 2019, 11:00 AM – 6:00 PM. Fremont Fair Upper Burke Parking Lot Seattle. For more info visit www.facebook.com.

Urban Craft Uprising

Seattle Area Seattle’s largest indie craft show includes vendors of unique handmade toys, art, jewelry, stationery, food and more. 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. June 22-23. Age recommendation: All ages. Cost: FREE. Sunday, June 23, 2019, 11:00 AM – 5:00 PM. Seattle Center Exhibition Hall 305 Harrison St. Seattle WA 98109. For more info visit www.urbancraftuprising.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. Sunday, June 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.

Taste of Tacoma

South Sound Food, vendors, cooking demonstrations, entertainment stages, rides and more. Free shuttle from Tacoma Community College. 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. June 21-22, 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. June 23. Age recommendation: All ages. Cost: FREE. Sunday, June 23, 2019, 11:00 AM – 8:00 PM. Point Defiance Park 5400 N. Pearl St. Tacoma WA 98407. For more info visit www.tasteoftacoma.com.

Midsomer Festival

Eastside Games, puppet and magic shows, archery, crafts, and demonstrations of medieval village life. Noon to 5 p.m. June 22-13. $10, $7 seniors and ages 6 to 12, free ages 5 and younger (adults must supervise ages 12 and younger). $45 festival plus banquet (reservations required). Age recommendation: All ages. Cost: Fee. Phone: 425-788-8624. Sunday, June 23, 2019, 12:00 PM – 5:00 PM. Camlann Medieval Village 10320 Kelly Road N.E. Carnation WA 98014. For more info visit www.camlann.org.

Alki Point Lighthouse Tours

Seattle Area Take a look inside a fully functioning lighthouse on an active U.S. Coastguard site.  No wheelchair access. Children ages 7 and younger are permitted to visit the landing, but must be 8 and older to visit the top. 1 to 4 p.m. Sundays from Memorial Day weekend through Labor Day weekend. Last tour begins at 3:45 p.m. Age recommendation: Elementary School. Middle School. High School. Cost: FREE. Pre-register: No. Email: alkilighthouse@cgauxseattle.org. Sunday, June 23, 2019, 1:00 PM – 4:00 PM. Alki Lighthouse 3201 Alki Ave. S.W. Seattle WA 98116. For more info visit wow.uscgaux.info.

Wicked

Seattle Area This Broadway favorite returns to Seattle June 12 through July 7. WICKED looks at what happened in the Land of Oz from a different angle.  Long before Dorothy arrives, there is another young woman, born with emerald-green skin, who is smart, fiery, misunderstood, and possessing an extraordinary talent. When she meets a bubbly blonde who is exceptionally popular, their initial rivalry turns into the unlikeliest of friendships…until the world decides to call one “good,” and the other one “wicked.” Tickets start at $39. Performance Type: Theater. Age recommendation: Middle School. High School. Cost: Fee. Phone: 1-800-982-2787. Sunday, June 23, 2019, 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM. Paramount Theatre 911 Pine St Seattle, WA 98101. For more info visit www.stgpresents.org.

Free Summer Concerts at Ballard Locks

Seattle Area Enjoy free outdoor concerts various dates through September 2. All band performances are at 2 p.m. unless otherwise noted; check the schedule on the Ballard Locks website. June 1: Boeing Employees Concert Band June 2: Emerald City Saxophone Quartet June 8: Barneleikarringen, children's Scandinavian dance June 9: Highline Community Symphonic Band June 15: Music Molida June 16: Elliot Bay Pipe Band June 19 (Wed.): Clayton Productions, youth musical group, noon performance June 22: Eastside Modern Jazz June 23: Cascadia Big Band June 29: Greenwood Concert Band June 30: 85th Street Big Band. Performance Type: Music. Age recommendation: All ages. Cost: FREE. Sunday, June 23, 2019, 2:00 PM. Hiram M. Chittenden Ballard Locks 3015 N.W. 54th St. Seattle WA 98107. For more info visit ballardlocks.org.

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, June 23, 2019, 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM. Imagine Children's Museum 1502 Wall St Everett, WA 98201. For more info visit www.imaginecm.org.

Books and Ice Cream

The Seattle Public Library Where: Wallingford Branch. Audience: Teens. Language: English. Summary: Join you local librarians for an ice cream float and talk about great books to read over the summer! Description: ​Tweens and Teens are invited to enjoy ice cream floats and talk about books to enjoy over the summer. This program is part of this year’s Summer of Learning program Explore Your World! which encourages reading and activities around science, technology, technology, arts and math. We are offering over 250 free youth programs throughout the city this summer. You can pick up a Summer Action Guide at any Library location beginning June 24. Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. The 2019 Summer of Learning program, Explore Your World! is funded by generous support from The Seattle Public Library Foundation. Contact Info: Wallingford Branch. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Cost: FREE. Event provided by: The Seattle Public Library. Sunday, June 23, 2019, 2:00 PM – 3:30 PM.

The Last World Octopus Wrestling Champion

Seattle Area This brand new pop-rock musical weaves a legend and fantasy-infused tale inspired by Seattle folklore. The story follows a young girl setting off for college, whose discovery of her mother's old trophy throws open the locked doors of the past. Soon, she must reckon with a world turned upside down - and the arrival of strange new abilities that seem to hint at a destiny beyond her wildest imagination. Thursday, June 20 to Sunday, July 28. Thursdays through Saturdays at 7:30 p.m.; Sundays at 3:00 p.m. General Admission: $42| Seniors (65+): $37 | Students: $20 | TeenTix (door only): $5. Performance Type: Theater. Age recommendation: Middle School. High School. Cost: Fee. Pre-register: Yes. Phone: 206-938-0339. Sunday, June 23, 2019, 3:00 PM. ArtsWest Playhouse and Gallery 4711 California Ave SW Seattle, WA 98116. For more info visit www.artswest.org.

Zoo Tunes

Seattle Area Summer outdoor concert series with children’s area. Ticket prices vary, free ages 12 and younger with paid adult ticket. 4:30 p.m. doors, 6 p.m. show.  Concert Lineup: June 16 Indigo Girls (SOLD OUT) June 23 Lucinda Williams  June 30 Greensky Bluegrass July 21 Cody Johnson/Whitney Morgan Aug 4 John Prine (SOLD OUT) Aug 7 B-52s Aug 11 Feist with Rhye Aug 15 Taj Mahal and Marc Cohn Aug 25 The Wood Brothers Aug 28 Lost '80s Live. Performance Type: Music. Age recommendation: All ages. Cost: Fee. Phone: 206-548-2500. Sunday, June 23, 2019, 6:00 PM. Woodland Park Zoo 5500 Phinney Ave. N. Seattle WA 98103. For more info visit www.zoo.org.

Wicked

Seattle Area This Broadway favorite returns to Seattle June 12 through July 7. WICKED looks at what happened in the Land of Oz from a different angle.  Long before Dorothy arrives, there is another young woman, born with emerald-green skin, who is smart, fiery, misunderstood, and possessing an extraordinary talent. When she meets a bubbly blonde who is exceptionally popular, their initial rivalry turns into the unlikeliest of friendships…until the world decides to call one “good,” and the other one “wicked.” Tickets start at $39. Performance Type: Theater. Age recommendation: Middle School. High School. Cost: Fee. Phone: 1-800-982-2787. Sunday, June 23, 2019, 6:30 PM – 7:30 PM. Paramount Theatre 911 Pine St Seattle, WA 98101. For more info visit www.stgpresents.org.

Godspell, Jr.

Seattle Area This Hi-Lingers DownStage Center Productions applies modern sensibility to a universal story as a young, female cheerleader takes on the role of Jesus. Her group of disciples help her tell different parables by using a wide variety of games, storytelling techniques, comedy and music. $12. Performance Type: Theater. Age recommendation: Elementary School. Middle School. High School. Cost: Fee. Pre-register: Yes. Sunday, June 23, 2019, 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM. The Burien Annex 14501 4th Ave SW Burien, WA 98166. For more info visit www.hi-liners.org.