Tuesday, February 22, 2011

weekly fun (feb 24-mar 2)

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(THURS) Stories for Black History Month
Eva Abram portrays Nettie Craig Asberry, a Black woman from Tacoma who was known for her work in fighting racism and in helping to open doors for women.
Ages 11 and older; FREE
Thursday, Feb. 24, 2011, 11 – 11:45 a.m.
The Northwest African American Museum
2300 S. Massachusetts St.
Seattle WA 98144
Pre-register: Yes
Phone: 206-518-6000 ext. 104

(FRI) Toddler Tea Party
Snacks, crafts and more for toddlers and infants with family, friends and nannies.
Ages 5 and younger. Cost: $2.
Friday, Feb. 25, 2011, 10:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
Van Asselt Community Center
2820 S. Myrtle St.
Seattle WA 98108

(FRI) Children’s Museum Birthday
Help celebrate the Children’s Museum of Tacoma’s 25th birthday with birthday-themed crafts and activities, bubble parades and more, plus 25¢ admission today.
Friday, Feb. 25, 2011, 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Children’s Museum of Tacoma
936 Broadway Ave.
Tacoma WA 98402

(FRI) A Moving Conversation: Annual Movement Arts Event
All ages dance event brings together 12 established and emerging choreographers to converse with the audience through dance and then engage afterwards in conversation. This open dress rehearsal is geared for youth and families and providing an opportunity to learn and talk about dance.
Friday, Feb. 25, 2011, 4 – 5:30 p.m.
Fremont Abbey Arts Center
4272 Fremont Ave. N.
Seattle WA 98103
All ages; FREE

(SAT) Elmo's Birthday
Celebrate Elmo's 3rd birthday with music, stories, crafts and more! Please note that this is not a costume character event. Activities will vary by store.
Borders at Redmond Town Center
Saturday, February 26 at 2pm

(SAT) Port Susan Snow Goose & Birding Festival
Observe the annual migratory stop of tens of thousands of snow geese and other birds. Guided and self-guided tours, vendors, speakers, kids’ activities, fine art and more. See hours online, Feb. 26-27.
Saturday, Feb. 26, 2011
Various locations, Stanwood and Camano Island WA
All ages; FREE

(SAT) Watoto Circle
Free play, story time and community snacks. Newborn to age 5 and family. 1 to 2:30 p.m. first through fourth Saturdays. Today is Toddler Hip Hop
Saturday, Feb. 26, 2011, 1 – 2:30 p.m.
Garfield Community Center
2323 E. Cherry St.

(SAT) Saturday Family Concert
Music from Parents’ Choice Award-winners The Okee Dokee Brothers.
11 a.m. and 1 p.m.
Cost: $5, free ages 12 and younger with paying adult, ticket required.
Saturday, Feb. 26, 2011, 11 a.m.
Town Hall
1119 Eighth Ave.
Seattle WA 98101

(SAT) Lookie-loo, Fun Things to Do!
On Saturday, February 26th from 9-11am, bring the kids to Dr. Seuss Storytime! There'll be goodie bags, book discounts and more, free at all Target stores. Hope to see you there!

(SAT) Youth Film Happy Hour
Enjoy complimentary food, non-alcoholic drinks and music while meeting other young filmmakers. All ages of young filmmakers will attend, from middle school to mid-20s. Watch short films and share upcoming projects. Meet experienced film professionals who will share advice about launching a career in film.
Saturday, Feb. 26, 2011, 3 – 6 p.m.
Northwest Film Forum
1515 12th Ave.
Seattle WA 98122
Age recommendation: Middle School, High School

(SAT/SUN) Bumps & Babies Fair!
Mark Your Calendars for the 2011 Bumps and Babies Fair Winter Sale!
Sat, Feb 26, 2011, 6:00pm - 8:00pm (Pre-sale shopping for our consignors and volunteers)
Sun, Feb 27, 2011, 10:00am - 5:00pm (Public sale, with many items discounted 50% from 3:30-5:00)
Bitter Lake Community Center Annex
13040 Greenwood Avenue N
Seattle, WA

(SAT/SUN) Rock & Gem Show
Annual show from Everett Rock & Gem Club includes displays, demonstrations, hourly door prizes, kids’ activities, refreshments and more. 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Feb. 26, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Feb. 27.
Washington National Guard Armory
2730 Oakes Ave.
Everett WA 98201 All ages; FREE

(SUN) Market Scavenger Hunt
Form a team or go solo, receive clues and search Pike Place Market for 10 destinations in a timed and scored contest for prizes. Participants receive yellow construction hat (while supplies last).
Sunday, Feb. 27, 2011, 11 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Pike Place Market
Meet near Rachel the bronze piggy bank
1501 Pike Place
Seattle WA 98101 All ages; FREE

(SUN) Day of the Accordion Festival
Accordion entertainment for listening and dancing, plus free accordion lessons.
Sunday, Feb. 27, 2011, 11:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Seattle Center House
305 Harrison St.
Seattle WA 98109 All ages; FREE

(SUN) Royalty For A Day!
West Seattle Rainbow is hosting an afternoon of royal treatment for girls between the ages of 9 and 13. Come have fun trying on hoop skirts, crowns, creating things at the arts and crafts tables and fun games including a hoop skirt race – only Rainbow Girls get to have this much fun. Sunday, February 27, 2011 2:30 – 4:30
Alki Masonic Hall 4736 40th SW.
For more information please contact Jan Fernandez-Hunter 206-849-7906.

(MON) Package bulk foods @ PCC
Help package bulk foods purchased with PCC food bank program donations from PCC shoppers. All ages welcome! PCC Natural Markets Food Bank Program
2/28/2011 6:30:00 PM
Kirkland Food Bank/Hopelink, 11011 120th Ave NE, Kirkland
Event Outside: No
Hours Required: 2
Contact Name: Community Relations
Contact Phone: 206-547-1222
Contact Email: communityrelations@pccsea.com
Special Requirements: Wear closed toe shoes and layers as it can get cold in the warehouse.
Group Size: 8-20
Age Range: 5 and over
Is the Event Full? Spots still available

(TUES) Free Skate @ KeyArena
Take advantage of the ice in place on the KeyArena floor for the recent Smucker’s Stars on Ice show. 3 to 5:30 p.m. and 6 to 8:30 p.m. (no admission 30 minutes before end of sessions).
Tuesday, Mar. 1, 2011, 3 – 5:30 p.m.
305 Harrison St.
Seattle WA 98109 All ages; FREE

(WED/THURS) America’s Got Talent
The popular show comes to Seattle to watch singers, dancers, comedians and others compete. 1 and 6 p.m. March 2-3. FREE, ticket required Wednesday, Mar. 2, 2011, 1 p.m.
The Paramount Theatre
911 Pine St.
Seattle WA 98101
All ages; FREE
Pre-register: Yes
Phone: 877-784-4819

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