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(FRI) Starbucks We Love Your Fridays! Pick up a free Aquarium, Ticket!
(FRI) Westfield Family Friday
A series of free monthly themed WFamily events that take place on the second Friday of every month. These events target families with children ranging in age from 5 – 10 and are planned for the months of June through October.
(FRI) Outdoor Bounce Fest at Loyal Heights Community Center
The little ones will love the opportunity to, literally, jump into summer. Dress in your fave Hawaiian-themed outfits and try out the various and sundry bounce houses, game stations and more. (P.S.: Don’t forget to support the Cookies for Kids Cancer bake sale.) Fri., 4:30 to 6:30 p.m., Ballard, $2.
(SAT/SUN) Free Fishing this weekend - Just in time for the sun! Oregon and Washington is having free fishing in any waters open to fishing this weekend (June 12 & 13) — no license required!
(SAT) 5th Annual Morgan Junction Festival
Time: Saturday, June 12, 11am to 7pm
Place: West Seattle, Morgan Park & the parking lots of Beveridge Place Pub and Zeeks/Feedback Lounge.
Come to the 5th Annual Morgan Junction Festival! The Bite of Morgan is returning and we have a full schedule of music and performers in the Park, including The Bubbleman. We hope you can join us for a fun day of music, crafts and vendors and food. Here’s the line up for both the music stage and the park performances.
(SAT) Family Festival Presented by Target
Make a playdate with the Olympic Sculpture Park—and carpool if you can! Celebrate summer being just around the corner with a magnificent family festival all about native plants and local talent. Live music, art making and park tours will fill the afternoon.
Where: Olympic Sculpture Park
(SAT) 6th Annual Tanner Jeans Memorial Bike Safety Rodeo
The TJMF, in cooperation with the City of Snoqualmie Police Department, will be holidng the 6th Annual Tanner Jeans Memorial Bike Safety Rodeo. This is the largest bike safety rodeo in Washington State and is free to the public. Last year's event had over 1,000 participants. The rodeo will continue to provide police officer-assisted bike safety instruction, free bike helmets to those in need and a free bike inspection. Participants will also receive a t-shirt and a certificate after completeing the safety course.
Date: June 12, 2010
Where: Community Park on Ridge Street in Snoqualmie Ridge
Time: 11:00am - 3:00pm
(SAT) Better Than TV Farm Tour at Willows Edge Farm
Might wanna don your overalls and workboots for this fun family excursion where you get a tour plus get to help with chores like feeding the chickens, horses and bunnies. Pre-registration required.
Sat., 9 to 10:30 a.m., Bothell, $5.
(SAT) Tastin’ n Racin’
Hydroplane (and other water craft) races, food, vendors, family area, boat, motorcycle and car exhibits, and entertainment. 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. June 12, 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. June 13. $10, $5 ages 6 to 16 and seniors, free ages 5 and younger, free parking.
When: Saturday, June 12, 2010, 9am – 7pm
Where: Lake Sammamish State Park
2000 N.W. Sammamish Road, Issaquah
(SAT) Hawaiian Canoe Races
Outrigger canoe racing (youth and adult), Hawaiian music and concessions.
When: Saturday, June 12, 2010, 10am – 2pm
Where: Thornton A. Sullivan Park
11405 Silver Lake Road, Everett
All ages; FREE
(SAT) Car Seat Clinic and Open House
FREE child car seat checkups (first come, first served); bring car seat instructions and vehicle owner’s manual. Stop by to see a fire engine, meet firefighters and check out fun fire safety activities.
When: Saturday, June 12, 2010, 9am – 12pm
Where: Edmonds Fire Station 17
275 Sixth Ave. N. Edmonds
All ages; FREE
(SAT) GPS Treasures fun in Bellevue
Here's your chance to try out geocaching, a fun hobby that's great for families to participate in - no matter how old you are! Head to the Mercer Slough Nature Park this Saturday at 11:45am where you'll be given a GPS unit (just for the activity mind you, not for keeps!). You'll search for surprise items hidden around the area using your unit and get to see and learn more about Mercer Slough and geocaching. Here's some info if you're interested, and space is limited to 30 people. Join us on the second Saturday of the month for an interactive hour of hands-on learning about the Mercer Slough. We will cover a variety of topics for all ages to enjoy. Donations are welcome for participation in this program.
Workshops are 11:45 a.m. - 12:45 p.m.
(SAT) World Ocean Day Festival
Music, boat rides, picnic area, environmental speakers and displays, kids’ activities and crafts, and more.
When: Saturday, June 12, 2010, 9am – 5pm
Where: Camano Island State Park and Cama Beach State Park
1880 S.W. Camano Drive, Camano Island
All ages; FREE
(SAT) Hats Off to Summer
What: Take a spin around the museum, then watch dancers from the Grant Center for Performing Arts groove across the stage at this day especially for families. Create a personalized sailor cap for the perfect warm weather statement.
When: Sat., 1-4 p.m.
Where: Museum of Glass, 1801 Dock St., Tacoma (253-284-4750)
Adults, $12; children 6-12, $5; under 6, free.
(SAT) Safari Splash-tacular
Kids age 3 to 12 can participate in fun-filled activities that give them hands-on experience in several aspects of water safety, including practicing first aid, digging for coins in an “ice cave” and learning about hypothermia, a swim in the Leisure pool and more. King County Library staff will promote the summer reading program, Safe Kids Campaign of King County South will sell properly fitted lifejackets. Parents must accompany ages 6 and younger in the water.
When: Saturday, June 12, 2010, 11am – 1pm
Where: Federal Way Community Center 876 S. 333rd St., Federal Way
Age: Preschool, Elementary School
(SAT) CIRCUS begins at Pacific Science Center!
(SUN) FREE Fit-Day for ages 3-18!
Fun interactive booths, challenge stations, live DJ, demo's and workouts from King CrossFit, Emerald City Zumba, U.S.S.D, great raffle prizes & more!
Participants will visit booths, challenge stations or participating merchants to receive a stamp in their "Fit-Day Flyer/Raffle Entry." Kids that receive stamps at more than 50% of the booths will be entered to win great prizes from our sponsors!
Date: Saturday, June 12, 2010
Time: 11:00am - 3:00pm
Location: Kent Station
(SUN) Seattle Pride Family Picnic
The picnic welcomes the LGBT community and allied families. Food, dance music, Soap Box Car installation (for ages 7 to 11) and more. Buffet $1.
When: Sunday, June 13, 2010, 11am – 4pm
Where: Volunteer Park
1247 15th Ave. E.
Seattle WA 98112
All ages; FREE
(SUN) Farm Days and Play Dates at Fox Hollow Farm
Play with the horses, goats, chickens, pigs, peacocks, bunnies, kittens, and more. Enjoy games on our large ball field, bounce on the HUGE inflatable castles, explore Issaquah Creek, and drive miniature John Deere trucks and tractors. Whatever you choose to do, it’s a great way to have a memorable outing with your little ones. Bring a picnic or there will be hotdogs, kettle corn, cotton candy, and drinks available. No reservation required, just show up!
When: Various Wednesdays and Saturdays
Address: 12031 Issaquah-Hobart Road SE, Issaquah, WA 98027
WWhen: June 12th , 10:00am-1:00pm
Cost: $6 per person
(SUN) Share the Music Festival
What: Spend the afternoon rocking out to the kid-friendly music of Caspar Babypants, The Not-Its, and Johnny Bregar.
Why: The trio of hipster schoolteachers, Recess Monkey, sure know how to put on a show.
When: Sun., 12:00pm-2:00pm
Where: Freeway Park, 700 Seneca St.
Admission is free.