Hello, February! If watching the big game this weekend isn’t your style, check out these fun family friendly events instead. Celebrate the Lunar New Year virtually, bring the kids for a sweet animal meet and greet, or channel your inner scientist with this Valentine’s Day themed science popup.  Scroll on to check out more fun weekend events for kids!

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Sculpt With David: Sweet Treats

Can a dessert tell a story? Sculpt clay cookies that evoke a special memory, such as a birthday, holiday, or other gathering. Don’t forget to decorate your cookie with special “flavors” and objects! Event Details.

Art of Storytelling: Featuring Robert Lewis

Experience storytelling with Robert Lewis (Cherokee Nation), who will share stories of his people and culture. Lewis engages audiences of all ages with witty and amusing personal stories and Cherokee tales of language and history. Event Details.

Virtual Toddler Studio: Meet the Artist

Tune in for a fun conversation with an artist, make some art as a family, and explore your creative side during a live Toddler Studio session. Event Details.

Valentine’s Day Science Pop-Up

At Hypothesis Haven Science Club’s 2nd Annual HeART of Science event, kids will learn about the hardest-working muscle in the body (the heart) and how to keep it healthy and strong! Event Details.

Celebrate Lunar New Year with the Bellevue Collection

The Bellevue Collection is Welcoming in The Year of the Ox with virtual presentations of traditional dances, crafts and more! Event Details.

The Missing Dinosaur Adventure

In this movement- and participation-based virtual adventure, the Magical Storyteller will guide kids on a wild search through prehistoric lands. Event Details.

Valentine Card Making for Families

This Valentine’s Day send your friends and family a little love the old-fashioned way: through the mail! Learn how to make valentines that fold, pop-up, move, transform, and more. Event Details.

Sing a Sea Shanty & More Maritime Music

From our living rooms and kitchens, join a round-robin of shared songs featuring members of The New York Packet and friends! Event Details.

Happy Valentine’s Day to APECs Animals

Toddlers will enjoy listening to an animal story and observing 3 animal guests close-up!  Then they will also make a heart-shaped bird treat to take home and hang outside for birds in your neighborhood. Event Details.

Family Art Project

Using experimental mark-making, resist techniques and alternative printing processes, kids will translate textures into vibrant, multi-dimensional works of art. Event Details.

 

There are tons more events on our calendar – be sure to check them out all week long!

 

–  Jesseca Stenson

 

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