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St. Patrick’s Day Dash

when: Mar 16, 2014 at 8 a.m. to 12 p.m.

where: Lower Queen Anne, Seattle Center, 3rd & Mercer St., Seattle, Wa

cost: $10-40

ages: All

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Welcome spring and celebrate all-things-green at Seattle’s St. Patrick’s Day Dash—one of the city’s liveliest annual races. At the race, expect to find plenty of strollers in a sea of runners participating in the annual race. Kids already itching to dress up for Halloween will love this run since many of the participants don Irish-themed costumes.

Just for kids ten and under, the one mile Leprechaun Lap starts bright and early, at 8 a.m. Awards will be presented for “Best Decorated Stroller” and “Best Young Leprechaun” at 10 a.m. so be sure to stick around for after-race festivities.

Race Day Schedule:
8 a.m. – Leprechaun Lap
8:30, 8:40, 8:50 & 9 a.m. – Dash Wave Starts (3rd & Mercer)
9 a.m.–1 p.m. – Post Dash Bash Fisher Pavilion and Fisher Green at Seattle Center
9:30 a.m. – Leprechaun Lap Awards
10:15 a.m. – Costume Contest & Awards Ceremony

Cost: Leprechaun Lap $10/child / 5K $35-40/person (depending on registration date)

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Friday, April 18

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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

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Free Friday Night Live!

when: Apr 18 at 5:30 p.m. to 9 p.m.

where: Everett, Imagine Children's Museum, 1502 Wall Street, Everett, Wa

cost: Free

ages: All

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Family Fun Night: Egg Dyeing

when: Apr 18 at 5:30 p.m. to 7 p.m.

where: Lower Queen Anne, Seattle Children's Museum, 305 Harrison Street, Seattle, Wa

cost: $3-5

ages: 10 mos-10

the scoop:

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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:

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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:

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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:

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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:

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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:

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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:

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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

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Pysanky is an ancient and beautiful form of Ukrainian folk art. Eggs are decorated with images and designs using beeswax and dyes resulting in an artful keepsake typically given to friends or family. Learn the art of Pysanky and create your own beautiful keepsake.

Pysanky Egg Workshop

when: Apr 18 at 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.

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

cost: $20/member, $25/nonmember

ages: Ages 7 and older

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Marine Mammal Mania

when: Apr 18 at 10:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

where: Downtown Seattle, Seattle Aquarium - Pier 59, 1483 Alaskan Way, Seatte, Wa

cost: Free with admission or membership

ages: All

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

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

cost: $60 for 6 week series (scholarships available)

ages: 0-5

the scoop:

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Pacific Science Center offers Parents' Night Out events all year round. Spend a night out (or in!) while your child enjoys private, after-hours exploration of our exhibits, hands-on activities, and a live science, planetarium or laser light show. Your child will enjoy a light snack upon arrival and a science-themed treat later in the evening. This month's theme is Perfectly Prepared! Earthquakes, fires, and floods...oh my. Become perfectly prepared as you create your own emergency kit and family escape plan. Learn about earthquakes and put your engineering brain to work as you design and test a disaster-proof building. End the night exploring extreme temperatures with a live science stage show and liquid nitrogen ice cream.

Parents’ Night Out at PSC

when: Apr 19 at 5:30 p.m. to 11 p.m.

where: Lower Queen Anne, Pacific Science Center, 200 Second Ave. N., Seattle, Wa

cost: $30-40/child

ages: Grades K-6

the scoop:

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Scrambled Egg 5K

when: Apr 19 at 9 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.

where: Redmond, Redmond City Hall, 15670 NE 85th St., Redmond, Wa

cost: $30

ages: All

the scoop:

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when: Apr 19 at 10 a.m. to 12 p.m.

where: Fall City, Snoqualmie Falls Forest Theater, 36800 S.E. David Powell Rd., Fall City, Wa

cost: Free

ages: 0-12

the scoop:

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Earth Day Service Project & Tree Plantings

when: Apr 19 at 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

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

cost: Free

ages: All

the scoop:

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Free Entrance Day at National Parks

when: Apr 19 - Apr 20

where: National Parks , Seattle, Wa

cost: Free

ages: All

the scoop:

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Family Fun at Milepost 31: History Scavenger Hunt

when: Apr 19 at 1 p.m. to 4 p.m.

where: Pioneer Square, Milepost 31 & Pioneer Square, 211 First Ave. S., Seattle, Wa

cost: Free

ages: 5 and up with adult

the scoop:

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Spring Egg Hunt Date & Time: 03/30/13, 11:00 AM - 11:30 AM Event Address: 7475 Sw Oleson Rd, Portland, OR 97223 Contact Phone: 503/629-6341 Location: Garden Home Recreation Center Cost: $7 Bus Route(s): 45 Come celebrate Spring with us, rain or shine! There is fun for everyone. Be sure and bring your baskets, to fill with eggs and candy! Don’t be late for this very important date! Space is limited so sign up now! Registration is encouraged - call 503/629-6341 - but we will accept drop-ins as long as there is space!

Easter Egg-stravaganza

when: Apr 19 at 9:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m.

where: Factoria, Newport Covenant Church, 12800 Factoria Blvd. S.E., Bellevue, Wa

cost: Free

ages: 0-11

the scoop:

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Bunny Bounce & Easter Baskets for the Animals

when: Apr 19 at 9:30 a.m. to 2 p.m.

where: Phinney Ridge , Woodland Park Zoo, 6532 Phinney Ave. N., Seattle, Wa

cost: Free with admission or membership

ages: All

the scoop:

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Help Break the Guinness World Record for Easter Egg Dyeing

when: Apr 19 at 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.

where: Redmond, Redmond Town Center, 7525 166th Ave. N.E., Redmond, Wa

cost: Free

ages: All

the scoop:

Want to be part of a world record? Help break the Guinness Book of Records… read more
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Easter Eggstravaganza

when: Apr 19 at 9 a.m. to 12 p.m.

where: Queen Anne, First Free Methodist Church, 3200 3rd Ave. W., Seattle, Wa

cost: Free (breakfast by donation)

ages: 3-12

the scoop:

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