Tuesday, March 22, 2011

weekly fun (mar 24-30)

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(THURS) 3/24/11: caspar babypants
COVINGTON LIBRARY - 27100 164th Ave SE Covington, WA 98042
set time - 10:30am

(THURS) Dr. Seuss Birthday Celebration and Play!
Enjoy a birthday party and skits with Inglewood Junior High drama students as they perform Dr. Seuss stories. Ages 3 and older with adult. Space limited.
Thursday, Mar. 24, 2011, 3:30 p.m.
Sammamish Library
825 228th Ave. S.E.
Sammamish WA 98075

(FRI) Zulily Sample Sale
Zulily's sample sale promises deals on cute clothes and gear for kids. Bring cash and get there early -- the line forms at 7 a.m. No strollers inside the sale, as space is limited. You can buy up to 10 items before noon, and as many as you like after noon. All proceeds benefit The Red Cross for earthquake disaster relief. Entry is free, but RSVPs are requested: register through Eventbrite.
155 S. Main St.
Seattle, WA 98104
Maps & directions
Friday, March 25: 8 a.m.-1 p.m.

(FRI) caspar babypants - 3/25/11
set time - 10:30am

(FRI/SAT/SUN) Bite of Crossroads
Live music on the Market Stage and international food sampling at Crossroads restaurants. Noon to 9:30 p.m. March 25, 11 a.m. to 9:30 p.m. March 26, 11 a.m. to 5:30 March 27. Fee for food.
Friday, Mar. 25, 2011, 12 – 9:30 p.m.
Crossroads Bellevue
15600 N.E. Eighth St.
Bellevue WA 98008
All ages; FREE

(SAT) Dance with Recess Monkey and the State Legislature!
Picture it: Babies, toddlers, preschoolers, big kids, parents, and teachers all dancing and singing in the rotunda. Unforgettable, right? MomsRising is throwing an all-ages-sing-along-dance-party that our legislature won't be able to ignore. Together we can make sure our legislature can't forget about our state's littlest learners.
Saturday, Mar. 26, 2011, 11:30 a.m.
Legislative Building (the big dome)
Olympia, WA
All ages; FREE

(SAT) CLEBRATE EARTH HOUR!! Turn off your lights ffrom 8:30-9:30pm.
Activities to celebrate beforehand located at Pocoyo!

(SAT) http://kirkland.evergreenacademy.net/
Saturday, March 26th, 2011
Open House
10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.

(SAT) Green Kirkland
Help with restoration work at Juanita Bay Park. Wear work clothes, bring gloves, water bottle and rain gear (if necessary). All ages, ages 13 and younger with adult, ages 14 to 17 need signed waiver. Pre-registration preferred.
Saturday, Mar. 26, 2011, 9 a.m. – 12 p.m.
Juanita Bay Park
2201 Market St.
Kirkland WA 98033
All ages; FREE

(SAT) Family Movie & Pizza Night - "Despicable Me"
Bring everyone in the family for pizza and a movie. We'll be showing 2010's animated hit “Despicable Me,” rated PG, with pizza donated by Wallingford Pizza House. Donations requested, RSVP to register@wallingfordseniors.org
Saturday, Mar. 26, 2011, 5:30 – 8:30 p.m.
Wallingford Community Senior Center
4649 Sunnyside Ave N/ Lower level of Good Shepherd Center/ Seattle 98103
All ages
Pre-register; 206-461-7825

(SAT) The Most Magnificent Mutt Show
Categories include best costumes, best trick, shortest tail and more. Ages 14 and younger and their canines. 9 a.m. registration, 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. event.
Saturday, Mar. 26, 2011, 9 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
Frontier Park
21800 Meridian S.
Graham WA 98338
All ages; FREE

(SAT) Hummingbird Class & Crafts
With wings that can beat up to 200 times per second, hummingbirds are busy as bees! Learn all about hummingbirds, how they pollinate flowers, what they eat and make your own working hummingbird feeder! These birds are sure to be a common sight when your colorful foam flower and sweet nectar are involved! All materials are provided; just bring your creativity. A great class for kids 5 and older.
Planet Happy Kids
2914 NE 55th Street
Seattle , Wa
Mar 26, 2011 10:30 am – 12:00 pm
Ages: 5+

(SAT) Celebrate Woodinville
Additional family-friendly events may follow parade - look online for details.
Saturday, Mar. 26, 2011, 11 a.m.
N.E. 175th Street
Woodinville WA 98072
All ages; FREE

(SAT) Get Crafty Saturday
Budding ceramicists mold clay into cool shapes. Bake it at home for kiln-free fun.
Sat., 1-3 p.m.
Bellevue Arts Museum, 510 Bellevue Way NE (425-519-0770).
Material fee, $2 or free with museum admission.
Admission: Adults, $10; children, $7; under 6, free

(SAT/SUN) Jack and Jill Sale
Jack & Jill is excited to announce the Spring sale taking place March 25th-27th, 2011 at the Lynnwood Convention Center! You won't want to miss the North Puget Sound's favorite children's resale event!

(SAT/SUN) Vegfest 2011
March 26th & 27th, 10am - 6pm
Location: Seattle Center's Exhibition Hall
Admission: Adults - $8, Kids 12 and under - Free
Tickets available at the door. Taste free food samples, over 500 different kinds to try; See cooking demonstrations by chefs from all over the country; Choose from a huge selection of books.There’s even a special kids section where kids can learn about healthy food while having fun, with clowns, face painting and more.

(SUN) Fundraiser at Twirl Cafe!
Help us Support a Seattle Family in need! Play with PURPOSE!
This Sunday, March 27th - 10am to 1pm
Suggested Donation $10/ child
Door Prizes from Blue Highway Games!
Come between 10am and 1pm for a fun morning of play, coffee and socializing with friends! A suggested donation of $10 per child will go towards a family in need. Call for details.

(SUN) Around the Market in 80 Minutes
Form a team or go solo, receive clues and search Pike Place Market for 5 check-in points in a timed and scored contest for prizes. 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., drop-in anytime for the 80-minute adventure.
Sunday, Mar. 27, 2011, 11 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Pike Place Market
tent under the Market clock
1501 Pike Place
Seattle WA 98101
All ages; FREE

(SUN) READ for Seattle Children’s
Author Bonny Becker reads from her Mouse and Bear books (recommended reading level ages 2 to 8). A portion of event book sales benefits uncompensated care at Seattle Children’s Hospital.
Sunday, Mar. 27, 2011, 3 – 4:30 p.m.
The Elliott Bay Book Company
1521 Tenth Ave.
Seattle WA 98122

(TUES) Dr. Seuss Birthday Celebration
To celebrate Dr. Seuss’ 107th birthday, Secret Garden Bookshop is hosting a mystery neighborhood celebrity reading Dr. Seuss stories. Includes themed prizes for all listeners.
Tuesday, Mar. 29, 2011, 7 – 7:30 p.m.
Secret Garden Bookshop
2214 N.W. Market St.
Seattle WA 98107
All ages; FREE

(TUES) Global Reading Challenge
Winning teams from 10 schools across the city of Seattle compete in the Global Reading Challenge. Students answer questions about characters, plots and settings from different books.
Tuesday, Mar. 29, 2011, 7 – 9 p.m.
Central Library
1000 Fourth Ave.
Seattle WA 98104
All ages; FREE

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