Thursday, March 25, 2010

weekend fun

Lots of goodies this weekend - get out there and have fun!

(Begins FRI) Whirligig Opens!
The Seattle Center's annual spring break bouncy extravaganza features huge inflatable toys for kids to play in, a special toddler zone, and special events and entertainment. Visit early in the day and early in the week to avoid the hordes, and psst....Thursdays are free! New this year, kids can make art, daily from 11 am-4pm
Date: 3/26-4/11
Time: Daily 11am-6pm
Location: Seattle Center, Seattle
Ages: All ages
Cost: $7.50 unlimited day-use pass, $4.50 toddler pass, $1.50 single use ticket, ***FREE THURSDAYS***
Event Info: 206-684-7200
Better Than TV
(FRI/SAT) From RedTri: Cyndi Soup & The Thumbs Up Puppeteers
The great thing about Cyndi Soup’s musical puppet show is that no matter how many times you watch it, you never know what surprises are in store. What you can count on: singing, dancing, stories and general merriment.
When: Fri-Sat, 10-10:45am
Where: Snohomish
Cost: $5.
(FRI/SAT/SUN) Bite of Crossroads
Sample international food from Crossroads restaurants at the 7th annual Bite and enjoy a lineup of music all weekend long, including a performance by the Emmy award-winning children's performer Tim Noah (Saturday 1 p.m.). Buy an early bird coupon book at customer service from March 11-25 for $18, or $20 during the event ($1 per coupon).
Date: 03/26/2010 - 03/28/2010
Time: Fri noon-9:30pm, Sat 11am-9:30pm, Sun 11am-5:30pm
Location: Crossroads Bellevue, Bellevue
Ages: All ages
Cost: Free admission, bites $2-$3
Event Info: 425-644-1111
(FRI) From RedTri: Move It Mom lecture at Denali Fitness
Local author Patti Dunn is dispensing an hour’s worth of fitness tips that come from her book "Move It Mom: How To Get Your Body Back After Baby." Learn about everything from why it’s hard for new moms to do sit-ups and what to know about exercising while nursing.
Fri., 11 a.m. to noon, Madison Park
Cost: Free
Find out more: 206-484-6782
(SAT) Wingit Productions Present: Adventure Playhouse
Saturdays: March 20-April 24th
(Thanks Cheri)
(SAT) Alki Playground Clean Up
Come join your neighbors and help clean up the Alki playground, Alki playfield, and Whale Tail Park. Light refreshments will be provided.
When: Sat, Mar 27, 2010, 10 AM – 12 PM
Where: Alki Community Center
(SAT) From ParentMap: Just ducky
Waddle you do this Saturday? Come and ooooh at baby duckies, and learn all about them first-hand from the farmers who raise them. See the grown-up chickens, ducks, and geese, and buy their eggs. Take a farm tour and join the "Make Way for Ducklings" story time. Cluck softly to yourself.
Where: Dog Mountain Farm, 7026 Tolt Highlands Road N.E., Carnation
When: Saturday, March 27, noon-4 p.m.
Cost: Free
All ages
(SAT) Guided Nature Walk: Bugillions of Bugs in Lake Washington
Walk to the lake shore with us and discover the vast array of invertebrates living in the nearshore habitats of Lake Washington. These tiny creates can tell us a lot about the water quality and conditions around us. Plus they look like miniature dragons! This guided nature walk is short and easy, but be prepared to be splashed or even wade out into the lake a little bit.
Date: 03/27/2010
Time: Noon-1 pm
Location: Seward Park Environmental and Audubon Center, Seattle
Ages: All ages
Cost: $2-$4, ages 4 and under free
Event Info: 206-654-2444 ext. 103
(SAT) From RedTri: Celebrate Woodinville
It’s a party in W-ville, and you can join the fun by marching in the All Fools parade, eating a pancake breakfast, watching the Bassett Bash and getting crafty in the Children’s Activity Lane.
When: Sat. , 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Where: Woodinville
Cost: Free
Get Crafty Saturday: Basic Weaving @ Belleuve Art Museum
Start with a handheld miniature loom and learn the basic process of warp and weft to create your own miniature tapestry. Look around the Museum Forum at the art of Lia Cook and see how advanced weaving can become.
1 - 3 pm
$2 materials fee or FREE with admission
(SUN) Spelling Bee
Approximately 60 middle school spelling champions from King and Snohomish counties compete for the regional spelling title. No tickets required.
When: Sunday, March 28, 2010, 1–3pm
Where: Town Hall
1119 Eighth Ave.
Seattle WA 98101
All ages
Cost: FREE
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1 comment:

  1. Not sure if it is right to go to a spelling bee for recreation...