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Tuesday, January 24

Few places on earth rival the rugged beauty and biological diversity of Washington state’s North Cascades wilderness. Immerse yourself in the sights, sounds and stories of the North Cascades' people, plants and animals at the Burke’s latest exhibit, Wild Nearby.

Wild Nearby Exhibit

when: Jan 24 - Feb 5 at 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

where: University District, Burke Museum of Natural History and Culture, 4331 Memorial Way N.E., Seattle, Wa

cost: Included with admission or membership

ages: All

From dressing up like a wolf eel to fish-print painting and water play with ocean animal toys, Toddler Time will keep even the busiest of bodies engaged and entertained. A myriad of developmentally age-appropriate, hands-on activities await for tots to explore. FREE with Aquarium admission For children 5 and under; must be accompanied by an adult In our classrooms on select Mondays and Tuesdays; September 2014–February 2015 Drop in for any length of time 9:30am-noon September 15, 16, 22 and 23 October 6, 7, 13 and 14 November 3, 4, 24 and 25 December 1, 2, 8 and 9 January 12, 13, 26 and 27 February 9, 10, 23 and 24

Toddler Time at the Seattle Aquarium

when: select Sundays, Mondays & Tuesdays, Sept. 2016–Feb. 2017 from 9:30 a.m.-noon

where: Seattle Waterfront, Seattle Aquarium, 1483 Alaskan Way, Pier 59, Seattle, Wa

cost: Free with admission

ages: 0-5

In Seattle, food has always meant more than a meal. The city’s journey from the earliest oyster middens to the modern four-star restaurants is a reflection of Seattle’s geography, history, and people. MOHAI’s Edible City: A Delicious Journey serves up the story of how people eat in Seattle, and how urban palates have developed over the years. Curated by two-time James Beard Award winner Rebekah Denn, Edible City will be a main course on the city's cultural buffet. Discover the secret history of the Pacific Northwest’s favorite foods!

Edible City: A Delicious Journey

when: Jan 24 - Sep 10 at 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

where: South Lake Union, Museum of History & Industry (MOHAI), 860 Terry Ave. N., Seattle, Wa

cost: Included with admission; 14 & under Free

ages: All

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A Closer Look: Portraits from the Paul G. Allen Family Collection

when: Jan 24 - Feb 26 at 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.

where: South Lake Union, Pivot Art + Culture, 609 Westlake Ave. N., Seattle, Wa

cost: $5

ages: All

Join PEPS at a workshop presented by Anoo Padte, a local education coach. Anoo will cover how children learn in the early years, important factors in choosing a preschool, when to make the move from preschool to pre-k and more.

Choosing the Right Preschool: 5 Factors That Matter Most For Young Learners

when: Jan 24 at 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.

where: Verity Credit Union Training Center, 11027 Meridian Ave. N., Seattle, Wa

cost: $15 for two parents or caregivers

ages: Adults

Bring the whole family for an hour and half themed walk. We will stop along the way for games, hands-on activities and learning geared toward children and their caregivers. WHEN: Saturdays at 1pm to 2:30pm WHERE: Washington Park Arboretum—the guide will meet you on the parking lot side (east) of the Graham Visitors Center at 1:00pm. TOPICS: January – Evergreen Trees February – Using our Senses March – Nature Investigations

Family Weekend Walks

when: Jan 24 - Mar 25 at 1 p.m. to 2:30 p.m.

where: Arboretum, Washington Park Arboretum, 2300 Arboretum Dr. E., Seattle, Wa

cost: Free

ages: All

Get outside with your preschooler, foster curiosity and explore the natural world. Our Weekly two-hour classes engage the senses with hands on-activities, science-based exploration, learning stations, songs, stories, hikes and games based around a theme that changes every week. WHERE: UW Botanic Gardens – Washington Park Arboretum WHEN: Winter Series begins January 12th, runs through March 18th - Thursday, Friday or Saturday, 9:30 am to 11:30 am WHO: Children 2-5 years old and their caregiver COST: $18/class for 1 adult and 1 child. Additional child: $9/class. Discount for 6 or more classes. Email: uwbgeduc@uw.edu Phone: 206-685-8033 website: uwbotanicgardens@uw.edu

Family Nature Class

when: Jan. 12-Mar. 18, 2016 on Thursdays, Fridays or Saturdays from 9:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.

where: Arboretum, UW Botanic Gardens Washington Park Arboretum, 2300 Arboretum Dr. E., Seattle, Wa

cost: $18/class for one child and adult; $9/additional child

ages: 2-5 with caregiver

The Snowy Day and Other Stories by Ezra Jack Keats

when: Various dates Jan. 19-Feb. 26, 2017

where: Lower Queen Anne, Seattle Children's Theatre, 201 Thomas St., Seattle, Wa

cost: $22-$44

ages: 4 & older

When foster children transition into a new and unfamiliar home, comfort items like a new pair of PJs can make the move a little easier. To help, Sleep Train is hosting its annual Pajama Drive for Foster Kids now through February 26th. Donations of new PJs in all sizes – infant to teen – can be dropped off at any Sleep Train store. For more information, visit www.sleeptrainfosterkids.org.

Sleep Train’s Pajama Drive for Foster Kids

when: Jan 24 - Feb 27 at 10 a.m. to 8 p.m.

where: All Sleep Train Stores, Seattle, Wa

cost: Free

ages: All

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The King and I

when: Jan 24 - Feb 3 at various times (see listing)

where: Downtown Seattle, The Paramount Theatre, 911 Pine St., Seattle, Wa

cost: $30 & up

ages: 4 & older

Wednesday, January 25

Few places on earth rival the rugged beauty and biological diversity of Washington state’s North Cascades wilderness. Immerse yourself in the sights, sounds and stories of the North Cascades' people, plants and animals at the Burke’s latest exhibit, Wild Nearby.

Wild Nearby Exhibit

when: Jan 25 - Feb 5 at 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

where: University District, Burke Museum of Natural History and Culture, 4331 Memorial Way N.E., Seattle, Wa

cost: Included with admission or membership

ages: All

In Seattle, food has always meant more than a meal. The city’s journey from the earliest oyster middens to the modern four-star restaurants is a reflection of Seattle’s geography, history, and people. MOHAI’s Edible City: A Delicious Journey serves up the story of how people eat in Seattle, and how urban palates have developed over the years. Curated by two-time James Beard Award winner Rebekah Denn, Edible City will be a main course on the city's cultural buffet. Discover the secret history of the Pacific Northwest’s favorite foods!

Edible City: A Delicious Journey

when: Jan 25 - Sep 10 at 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

where: South Lake Union, Museum of History & Industry (MOHAI), 860 Terry Ave. N., Seattle, Wa

cost: Included with admission; 14 & under Free

ages: All

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A Closer Look: Portraits from the Paul G. Allen Family Collection

when: Jan 25 - Feb 26 at 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.

where: South Lake Union, Pivot Art + Culture, 609 Westlake Ave. N., Seattle, Wa

cost: $5

ages: All

Bring the whole family for an hour and half themed walk. We will stop along the way for games, hands-on activities and learning geared toward children and their caregivers. WHEN: Saturdays at 1pm to 2:30pm WHERE: Washington Park Arboretum—the guide will meet you on the parking lot side (east) of the Graham Visitors Center at 1:00pm. TOPICS: January – Evergreen Trees February – Using our Senses March – Nature Investigations

Family Weekend Walks

when: Jan 25 - Mar 25 at 1 p.m. to 2:30 p.m.

where: Arboretum, Washington Park Arboretum, 2300 Arboretum Dr. E., Seattle, Wa

cost: Free

ages: All

Get outside with your preschooler, foster curiosity and explore the natural world. Our Weekly two-hour classes engage the senses with hands on-activities, science-based exploration, learning stations, songs, stories, hikes and games based around a theme that changes every week. WHERE: UW Botanic Gardens – Washington Park Arboretum WHEN: Winter Series begins January 12th, runs through March 18th - Thursday, Friday or Saturday, 9:30 am to 11:30 am WHO: Children 2-5 years old and their caregiver COST: $18/class for 1 adult and 1 child. Additional child: $9/class. Discount for 6 or more classes. Email: uwbgeduc@uw.edu Phone: 206-685-8033 website: uwbotanicgardens@uw.edu

Family Nature Class

when: Jan. 12-Mar. 18, 2016 on Thursdays, Fridays or Saturdays from 9:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.

where: Arboretum, UW Botanic Gardens Washington Park Arboretum, 2300 Arboretum Dr. E., Seattle, Wa

cost: $18/class for one child and adult; $9/additional child

ages: 2-5 with caregiver

The Snowy Day and Other Stories by Ezra Jack Keats

when: Various dates Jan. 19-Feb. 26, 2017

where: Lower Queen Anne, Seattle Children's Theatre, 201 Thomas St., Seattle, Wa

cost: $22-$44

ages: 4 & older

When foster children transition into a new and unfamiliar home, comfort items like a new pair of PJs can make the move a little easier. To help, Sleep Train is hosting its annual Pajama Drive for Foster Kids now through February 26th. Donations of new PJs in all sizes – infant to teen – can be dropped off at any Sleep Train store. For more information, visit www.sleeptrainfosterkids.org.

Sleep Train’s Pajama Drive for Foster Kids

when: Jan 25 - Feb 27 at 10 a.m. to 8 p.m.

where: All Sleep Train Stores, Seattle, Wa

cost: Free

ages: All

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The King and I

when: Jan 25 - Feb 3 at various times (see listing)

where: Downtown Seattle, The Paramount Theatre, 911 Pine St., Seattle, Wa

cost: $30 & up

ages: 4 & older

Thursday, January 26

Bring the whole family for an hour and half themed walk. We will stop along the way for games, hands-on activities and learning geared toward children and their caregivers. WHEN: Saturdays at 1pm to 2:30pm WHERE: Washington Park Arboretum—the guide will meet you on the parking lot side (east) of the Graham Visitors Center at 1:00pm. TOPICS: January – Evergreen Trees February – Using our Senses March – Nature Investigations

Family Weekend Walks

when: Jan 26 - Mar 25 at 1 p.m. to 2:30 p.m.

where: Arboretum, Washington Park Arboretum, 2300 Arboretum Dr. E., Seattle, Wa

cost: Free

ages: All

Get outside with your preschooler, foster curiosity and explore the natural world. Our Weekly two-hour classes engage the senses with hands on-activities, science-based exploration, learning stations, songs, stories, hikes and games based around a theme that changes every week. WHERE: UW Botanic Gardens – Washington Park Arboretum WHEN: Winter Series begins January 12th, runs through March 18th - Thursday, Friday or Saturday, 9:30 am to 11:30 am WHO: Children 2-5 years old and their caregiver COST: $18/class for 1 adult and 1 child. Additional child: $9/class. Discount for 6 or more classes. Email: uwbgeduc@uw.edu Phone: 206-685-8033 website: uwbotanicgardens@uw.edu

Family Nature Class

when: Jan. 12-Mar. 18, 2016 on Thursdays, Fridays or Saturdays from 9:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.

where: Arboretum, UW Botanic Gardens Washington Park Arboretum, 2300 Arboretum Dr. E., Seattle, Wa

cost: $18/class for one child and adult; $9/additional child

ages: 2-5 with caregiver

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Seattle Children’s Film Festival

when: Jan 26 - Feb 11 at various times (see listing)

where: Capitol Hill , Northwest Film Forum, 1515 12th Ave., Seattle, Wa

cost: $6-11 (multi-day passes available)

ages: All

The Snowy Day and Other Stories by Ezra Jack Keats

when: Various dates Jan. 19-Feb. 26, 2017

where: Lower Queen Anne, Seattle Children's Theatre, 201 Thomas St., Seattle, Wa

cost: $22-$44

ages: 4 & older

When foster children transition into a new and unfamiliar home, comfort items like a new pair of PJs can make the move a little easier. To help, Sleep Train is hosting its annual Pajama Drive for Foster Kids now through February 26th. Donations of new PJs in all sizes – infant to teen – can be dropped off at any Sleep Train store. For more information, visit www.sleeptrainfosterkids.org.

Sleep Train’s Pajama Drive for Foster Kids

when: Jan 26 - Feb 27 at 10 a.m. to 8 p.m.

where: All Sleep Train Stores, Seattle, Wa

cost: Free

ages: All

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The King and I

when: Jan 26 - Feb 3 at various times (see listing)

where: Downtown Seattle, The Paramount Theatre, 911 Pine St., Seattle, Wa

cost: $30 & up

ages: 4 & older

Few places on earth rival the rugged beauty and biological diversity of Washington state’s North Cascades wilderness. Immerse yourself in the sights, sounds and stories of the North Cascades' people, plants and animals at the Burke’s latest exhibit, Wild Nearby.

Wild Nearby Exhibit

when: Jan 26 - Feb 5 at 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

where: University District, Burke Museum of Natural History and Culture, 4331 Memorial Way N.E., Seattle, Wa

cost: Included with admission or membership

ages: All

In Seattle, food has always meant more than a meal. The city’s journey from the earliest oyster middens to the modern four-star restaurants is a reflection of Seattle’s geography, history, and people. MOHAI’s Edible City: A Delicious Journey serves up the story of how people eat in Seattle, and how urban palates have developed over the years. Curated by two-time James Beard Award winner Rebekah Denn, Edible City will be a main course on the city's cultural buffet. Discover the secret history of the Pacific Northwest’s favorite foods!

Edible City: A Delicious Journey

when: Jan 26 - Sep 10 at 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

where: South Lake Union, Museum of History & Industry (MOHAI), 860 Terry Ave. N., Seattle, Wa

cost: Included with admission; 14 & under Free

ages: All

paul-allen-pivot-art-and-culture

A Closer Look: Portraits from the Paul G. Allen Family Collection

when: Jan 26 - Feb 26 at 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.

where: South Lake Union, Pivot Art + Culture, 609 Westlake Ave. N., Seattle, Wa

cost: $5

ages: All

Friday, January 27

Join us with your children and celebrate Shabbat with songs and challah on Friday mornings. Then stick around for drop-in playtime!

Tot Shabbat Mercer Island

when: every Friday at 9:45 a.m. to 10:30 a.m.

where: Mercer Island, Stroum Jewish Community Center, 3801 E. Mercer Way, Mercer Island, Wa

cost: Free

ages: 0-2

Tiny Trips for Tiny Tots: Feathered Friends 4-week session (Fridays) Beginning January 6th, 10:00am-11:30am $40 for 4 week series Ages 2-5 Are you ready to learn about our feathered friends with your little one at Seward Park? This 4-week parent child nature exploration course introduces toddlers to nests, bird songs and bird behavior. After warming up with stories, song, and movement we will practice the art of wandering and imaginative play through Seward Park. Activities will cultivate both your child's sensory awareness, curiosity and wonder in nature and your skills as a guide. We hope you will come enjoy and learn about the many birds that inhabit Seward Park!

Tiny Trips for Tiny Tots: Feathered Friends

when: every Friday at 10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.

where: Seward Park, Seward Park Audubon Center, 5902 Lake Washington Blvd. S., Seattle, Wa

cost: $40/four week series

ages: 2-5

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Seattle Children’s Film Festival

when: Jan 27 - Feb 11 at various times (see listing)

where: Capitol Hill , Northwest Film Forum, 1515 12th Ave., Seattle, Wa

cost: $6-11 (multi-day passes available)

ages: All

The Snowy Day and Other Stories by Ezra Jack Keats

when: Various dates Jan. 19-Feb. 26, 2017

where: Lower Queen Anne, Seattle Children's Theatre, 201 Thomas St., Seattle, Wa

cost: $22-$44

ages: 4 & older

When foster children transition into a new and unfamiliar home, comfort items like a new pair of PJs can make the move a little easier. To help, Sleep Train is hosting its annual Pajama Drive for Foster Kids now through February 26th. Donations of new PJs in all sizes – infant to teen – can be dropped off at any Sleep Train store. For more information, visit www.sleeptrainfosterkids.org.

Sleep Train’s Pajama Drive for Foster Kids

when: Jan 27 - Feb 27 at 10 a.m. to 8 p.m.

where: All Sleep Train Stores, Seattle, Wa

cost: Free

ages: All

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Discovery Playtown First Anniversary Party

when: Jan 27 - Jan 28 at various times (see listing)

where: Maple Valley, Discovery Playtown , 26545 Maple Valley-Black Diamond Rd. S.E., Suite K-150, Maple Valley, Wa

cost: $10/Kids

ages: All

We've got your golden ticket to summer fun! Roald Dahl's timeless story of the world-famous candy man and his quest to find an heir is a golden ticket to adventure. The delicious adventures experienced by Charlie Bucket on his visit to Willy Wonka's mysterious chocolate factory light up the stage in this captivating adaptation of Roald Dahl's fantastical tale. Featuring the enchanting songs from the 1971 film starring Gene Wilder in addition to a host of fun new songs, Roald Dahl's Willy Wonka JR. is a scrumdidilyumptious musical guaranteed to delight everyone's sweet tooth. Performance Dates and Times: June 24 and 25 - 7pm June 25 and 26 - 2pm

Willy Wonka Jr.

when: Jan. 27-29, Feb. 4-5 & 11-12, 2017 at various times

where: Mercer Island, Stroum Jewish Community Center Auditorium, 3801 E. Mercer Way, Mercer Island, Wa

cost: $13-20

ages: 5 & up

Few places on earth rival the rugged beauty and biological diversity of Washington state’s North Cascades wilderness. Immerse yourself in the sights, sounds and stories of the North Cascades' people, plants and animals at the Burke’s latest exhibit, Wild Nearby.

Wild Nearby Exhibit

when: Jan 27 - Feb 5 at 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

where: University District, Burke Museum of Natural History and Culture, 4331 Memorial Way N.E., Seattle, Wa

cost: Included with admission or membership

ages: All

Children’s Film Festival Opening Weekend Party

when: Jan 27 at 7 p.m.

where: Capitol Hill , Northwest Film Forum, 1515 12th Ave., Seattle, Wa

cost: Free

ages: All