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photo by: Matthew Porter
7220 Woodlawn Avenue NE,Seattle,Wa
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Story Time w/ Matthew Porter

when: Oct 14, 2013 at 11:00 am to 12:00 pm

where: Green Lake, Mockingbird Books, 7220 Woodlawn Avenue NE, Seattle, Wa

cost: Free

ages: All

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Join Seattle artist and children’s book author Matthew Porter for a special story time at Mockingbird Books! Matthew will read from his new book, “Monkey World: the Thunderbolt Express.”

This magical adventure involves a flying train and a cast of funky monkeys dressed in suits, suspenders, and bowler hats. What begins as a pleasant journey soon goes awry when the engineer sees that a bridge is out! Don’t miss this exciting story time, and stay afterwards to get your copy signed.

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Thursday, April 17

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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
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
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
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
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17th of May Festival & Parade

when: May 17, 2013 - May 17 at 10 a.m. to 8 p.m.

where: Ballard, Downtown Ballard, Market St. & Leary Ave., Seattle, Wa

cost: Free

ages: All

the scoop:

Seattle’s super popular 17th of May celebration (a.k.a. Syttende Mai) is one not to be… 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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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
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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
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
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

the scoop:

Learn an ancient form of Ukranian folk art and create a beautiful keepsake! Pysanky eggs… read more
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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

the scoop:

How does the Seattle Aquarium celebrate spring? Marine Mammal Mania, of course! Take the kiddos to… 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
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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

the scoop:

Take the kiddos to the Imagine Children’s Museum to explore for FREE! Admission is always… read more
Egg Dyeing

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:

This annual egg-stravaganza is a BYOE event – that’s right, bring your own eggs!  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
Underwater Egg_hunt

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
may-17th-parade

17th of May Festival & Parade

when: May 17, 2013 - May 17 at 10 a.m. to 8 p.m.

where: Ballard, Downtown Ballard, Market St. & Leary Ave., Seattle, Wa

cost: Free

ages: All

the scoop:

Seattle’s super popular 17th of May celebration (a.k.a. Syttende Mai) is one not to be… read more

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