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Park in the Dark @ the Arboretum

when: Aug 10, 2013 at 8:00 pm to 9:30 pm

where: Montlake, UW Botanic Gardens - Washington Park Arboretum, 2300 Arboretum Drive East, Seattle, Wa

cost: $8/person

ages: All

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Looking for a fun, family evening activity? After dark in the Arboretum (when the people and cars are gone), nocturnal animals move about. During this special night hike, explore the park using your senses, search for crepuscular and nocturnal movements in the forest, and learn about night-related animal adaptations.

Additional dates and times:

August 31: 7:30 pm – 9:00 pm
September 4: 700 pm – 8:30 pm
September 28: 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm
October 12: 6:00 – 7:30 pm

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Wednesday, April 16

Skagit Valley Tulip Festival

Skagit Valley Tulip Festival

when: Apr 1, 2014 - Apr 30

where: Skagit Valley , various locations throughout the Skagit Valley, Mount Vernon , Wa

cost: Varies

ages: All

the scoop:

Nothing screams “spring” like a day trip to the Skagit Valley Tulip Festival. This month-long celebration… read more
Join us every Tuesday from 10-11:30am for Play to Learn. Offered in partnership with the Children's Museum of Tacoma, this FREE program encourages children and adults to play TOGETHER! Play to Learn is for parents, grandparents, neighbors, family, and friends who nurture children ages six and under. The weekly thematic curriculum invites individual play, fun group activities, songs, and a whole group circle time for children and adults to enjoy together. This is a drop-in program. No advance registration is required. 

A Play-Based Program Designed for Kids & Adults

when: Feb 4, 2014 - Jun 3 at 10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.

where: Tacoma, Charles Wright Academy, 7723 Chambers Creek Rd. W., Tacoma, Wa

cost: Free

ages: All

the scoop:

Offered in partnership with the Children’s Museum of Tacoma, this free program encourages kids and… read more
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Whirligig!

when: Apr 4, 2014 - Apr 20 at 11 a.m. to 6 p.m.

where: Lower Queen Anne, Seattle Center Armory, 305 Harrison St., Seattle, Wa

cost: $1.50-7.50 (Thursdays free)

ages: 0-12

the scoop:

It’s time to swing into spring at Seattle Center’s annual Whirligig! festival. For two-weeks, the… read more
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Art Dog

when: Apr 10, 2014 - May 18 at varies (see listing)

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

cost: $29-36

ages: 5 and older

the scoop:

In this latest SCT performance based on the book by Thacher Hurd, see what happens… read more
Bring your pudding Picasso to explore all things paint-y! Splatter, roll and stamp together in open-ended paint exploration.

Play & Paint Your Cares Away

when: Apr 16 at 2 p.m. to 3 p.m.

where: Bellevue, KidsQuest Children's Museum, 4091 Factoria Mall S.E., Bellevue, Wa

cost: Free with membership or admission

ages: All

the scoop:

Bring your pudding Picasso to KidsQuest Childen’s Museum to explore all things paint-y! Splatter, roll… read more
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Movies at the Museum: The Lorax

when: Apr 16 at 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.

where: Factoria, KidsQuest Children's Museum, 4091 Factoria Mall S.E., Bellevue, Wa

cost: $5-8; $3 for pizza & lemonade

ages: All

the scoop:

The big screen is coming to KidsQuest! Enjoy pizza, lemonade, complimentary popcorn, and play (including… read more
KidsQuest

$1 Third Thursday Night

when: Apr 17 at 5 p.m. to 8 p.m.

where: Factoria, KidsQuest Children's Museum, 4091 Factoria Mall S.E., Bellevue, Wa

cost: $1

ages: All

the scoop:

What can you do with a dollar? Build a bridge, paint a masterpiece, discover the… read more
Join us every Tuesday from 10-11:30am for Play to Learn. Offered in partnership with the Children's Museum of Tacoma, this FREE program encourages children and adults to play TOGETHER! Play to Learn is for parents, grandparents, neighbors, family, and friends who nurture children ages six and under. The weekly thematic curriculum invites individual play, fun group activities, songs, and a whole group circle time for children and adults to enjoy together. This is a drop-in program. No advance registration is required. 

A Play-Based Program Designed for Kids & Adults

when: Feb 4, 2014 - Jun 3 at 10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.

where: Tacoma, Charles Wright Academy, 7723 Chambers Creek Rd. W., Tacoma, Wa

cost: Free

ages: All

the scoop:

Offered in partnership with the Children’s Museum of Tacoma, this free program encourages kids and… read more
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Whirligig!

when: Apr 4, 2014 - Apr 20 at 11 a.m. to 6 p.m.

where: Lower Queen Anne, Seattle Center Armory, 305 Harrison St., Seattle, Wa

cost: $1.50-7.50 (Thursdays free)

ages: 0-12

the scoop:

It’s time to swing into spring at Seattle Center’s annual Whirligig! festival. For two-weeks, the… read more
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Art Dog

when: Apr 10, 2014 - May 18 at varies (see listing)

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

cost: $29-36

ages: 5 and older

the scoop:

In this latest SCT performance based on the book by Thacher Hurd, see what happens… read more
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A Midsummer Night’s Dream

when: Apr 11, 2014 - Apr 19 at varies (see listing)

where: Lower Queen Anne, McCaw Hall, 321 Mercer St, Seattle, Wa

cost: $28-120

ages: All

the scoop:

Based on Shakespeare’s comedy that chronicles confusions and reunions between pairs of mortal lovers and… read more
KidsQuest Children’s Museum

Celebrate Bellevue’s Farming History

when: Apr 17 at 5 p.m. to 8 p.m.

where: Bellevue, KidsQuest Children's Museum, 4091 Factoria Mall S.E., Bellevue, Wa

cost: Free with membership or admission.; $1 during Third Thursday Night

ages: All

the scoop:

Celebrate Bellevue’s farming history by using a corn shelling machine and corn grinders. Then, try… read more
Our babies need the best tools we can give them. This Spring Camp is focused on building your baby's self confidence. Confidence is such a critical life skill. Watch Me Grow has designed a special program for toddlers to develop confidence through independence and socialization in a loving and educational environment with a highly trained staff. 8 week program (March 3 - April 25) 2 - 5 days per week option 9:00am-11:30am 2.5 hours per day in a loving and secure environment Build confidence as well as socialization, language, and motor skill development 30 minutes of gym time in our sensory gym each day to help develop their balance, strength, and coordination Programs held at both our 162 West 72nd street location and 361 East 19th street location. Join us at the Open House Party and bring a friend. If they sign up you get a $50 discount on any of our services. Be sure to refer as many friends as possible and get $50 off for each. - See more at: http://www.watchmegrownyc.com/toddler-drop-off-program.htm#sthash.zQWnEU5t.dpuf

Baby Sign Language Class

when: Apr 17 at 11 a.m. to 12 p.m.

where: North Kirkland, North Kirkland Community Center, 12421 103rd Ave. N.E., Kirkland, Wa

cost: Resident $99; Non-resident $119

ages: 0-3

the scoop:

Imagine if your 9 month old could tell you they wanted milk, needs a diaper… read more
Skagit Valley Tulip Festival

Skagit Valley Tulip Festival

when: Apr 1, 2014 - Apr 30

where: Skagit Valley , various locations throughout the Skagit Valley, Mount Vernon , Wa

cost: Varies

ages: All

the scoop:

Nothing screams “spring” like a day trip to the Skagit Valley Tulip Festival. This month-long celebration… read more
Join us during our Thursday Happy Hour for egg decorating! We'll provide the supplies, you provide the labor. Play admission is free after 5PM. Our full menu is available, as well as espresso, beer, wine and smoothies. Join us for a bite to eat and decorate an egg! We will provide an egg or two per child, but you are welcome to bring your own hardboiled eggs to decorate! A great way to decorate eggs, but leave the mess to us!

Happy Hour Easter Egg Decorating

when: Apr 17 at 5:30 p.m. to 8 p.m.

where: Queen Anne, Twirl Cafe, 2111 Queen Anne Ave. N., Seattle, Wa

cost: Free (food and drink extra)

ages: All

the scoop:

Take the fam to Twirl Cafe for a special Thursday Happy Hour and egg decorating… read more
Join us every Tuesday from 10-11:30am for Play to Learn. Offered in partnership with the Children's Museum of Tacoma, this FREE program encourages children and adults to play TOGETHER! Play to Learn is for parents, grandparents, neighbors, family, and friends who nurture children ages six and under. The weekly thematic curriculum invites individual play, fun group activities, songs, and a whole group circle time for children and adults to enjoy together. This is a drop-in program. No advance registration is required. 

A Play-Based Program Designed for Kids & Adults

when: Feb 4, 2014 - Jun 3 at 10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.

where: Tacoma, Charles Wright Academy, 7723 Chambers Creek Rd. W., Tacoma, Wa

cost: Free

ages: All

the scoop:

Offered in partnership with the Children’s Museum of Tacoma, this free program encourages kids and… read more
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Underwater Egg Hunt & Carnival

when: Apr 18 at 6:30 p.m. to 9 p.m.

where: Issaquah, Julius Boehm Pool, 50 S.E. Clark St., Issaquah, Wa

cost: $6 per child; pre-registration is required

ages: 1-16

the scoop:

The outdoor family tradition is brought indoors and into the shallow end of the pool. Bring… read more
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The Tempest

when: Apr 18 - Apr 19 at various (see listing)

where: Bellevue , Bellevue Youth Theatre, 16661 Northup Way, Bellevue , Wa

cost: $5

ages: All

the scoop:

In this latest Bellevue Youth Theatre production, Shakespeare’s mystical story about gods and islands comes… read more
snap shows for kids

Snap! Shows for Kids

when: Apr 18 at 11:15 a.m. to 11:45 a.m.

where: First Hill, Frye Art Museum , 704 Terry Ave., Seattle, Wa

cost: $5 per person.

ages: 2-6

the scoop:

Bring the Littles to the Frye Art Museum for a series of immersive and inspiring… read more
whirligig2010

Whirligig!

when: Apr 4, 2014 - Apr 20 at 11 a.m. to 6 p.m.

where: Lower Queen Anne, Seattle Center Armory, 305 Harrison St., Seattle, Wa

cost: $1.50-7.50 (Thursdays free)

ages: 0-12

the scoop:

It’s time to swing into spring at Seattle Center’s annual Whirligig! festival. For two-weeks, the… read more
kids-theater-10

Art Dog

when: Apr 10, 2014 - May 18 at varies (see listing)

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

cost: $29-36

ages: 5 and older

the scoop:

In this latest SCT performance based on the book by Thacher Hurd, see what happens… read more
midsummer night's dream

A Midsummer Night’s Dream

when: Apr 11, 2014 - Apr 19 at varies (see listing)

where: Lower Queen Anne, McCaw Hall, 321 Mercer St, Seattle, Wa

cost: $28-120

ages: All

the scoop:

Based on Shakespeare’s comedy that chronicles confusions and reunions between pairs of mortal lovers and… read more
Explore engaging, self-guided early-learning activities throughout the museum. Practice patterning skills, think like a scientist, learn letters and more!

Open Museum Discovery for Little Tykes

when: Apr 18 at 10 a.m. to 12 p.m.

where: Bellevue, KidsQuest Children's Museum, 4091 Factoria Mall S.E., Bellevue, Wa

cost: Free with membership or admission

ages: 0-5

the scoop:

Explore engaging, self-guided early learning activities throughout KidsQuest Children’s Museum. Practice patterning skills, think like… read more

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