Whether you’re looking for a special Valentine’s activity or a birthday party venue, new babysitter or an option for winter camp, we have a bunch of sweet exclusive Red Tricycle deals from our advertising partners. Read on.

Valentine’s Events & Promotions
Be My Valentine Kids Event at Paint Away!
SeekingSitters Valentines Day Special – 50% off!
20% Off Hand Print/Foot Print Valentine’s Gifts at Paint the Town
ReUsies is having an eco-friendly Valentine’s Day Sale – 15% off!
Kids (Heart) Books Valentine event at Mockingbird Books

Great Toys With Great Prices – Up To 50% Off at Nico and Zoe
Your Toy Vote Counts at Once Upon a Time on Queen Anne

Help My Baby Needs a Real Portrait – Prize Session (value $750)

Winter Portrait Special with M. Larson Photography

Playtime, Camps & Classes
Free Photo Sittings at Whirlwinds! Half-Price Birthday Parties!
Have you rocked your child today? Check out Musikgarten!
Winter Olympics Camps and Drop-Offs at Dizzy’s Bus Stop

Parenting Support
Join a PEPS Group – Just the Support You Need

Valentines Day Events & Specials

Sign-up for Kids Event at Paint Away and Receive $10 off at Dessert Fire
Be My Valentine Kids Event at Paint Away! PARENTS – have a date night and leave the kids with us for an evening of painting, pizza and ice cream!  Parents will receive a $10 coupon towards dinner at Dessert Fire when 2 entrees or more are purchased (valid on night of the event only) when you sign-up your kid for the event. What ever you do, wherever you go, we’ve got the kids covered. Just have fun! February 12th – Friday from 6pm-9pm.  Sign on the web or call us at 425.861.8388
Paint Away – Redmond Town Center


SeekingSitters Valentines Day Special
Sign up with SeekingSitters during the month of February and receive 1/2 off your one-time membership fee. SeekingSitters babysitting referral service is the only insured on-call sitter referral service of its kind. With a local owner who understands the needs of families and sitters who have gone through extreme background screenings you can feel confident leaving your child with our sitters while you are out. Sign up online today and you are a few clicks away from scheduling your first babysitting event. SeekingSitters offers easy, safe babysitting solutions whatever your babysitting needs.
Happy Valentine’s Day!

Please us ‘Red Tricycle’ in the referred field when signing up online. Membership fee will be applied as a credit towards your first babysitting event.

20% Off Hand Print/Foot Print Valentine’s Gifts at Paint the Town
Create priceless Valentine’s gifts using your child’s handprints/footprints at Paint the Town ceramics painting studio in University Village! Mug for Dad, Platter for Mom, Picture Frame for Grandma…. We’re offering 20% off Valentine’s gifts featuring your child’s hand/foot prints – Just mention Red Tricycle to get your discount! (and we always offer 10% off for anyone who mentions Red Tri!)
Paint the Town, U. Village
(206) 527-8554

ReUsies is having an eco-friendly Valentine’s Day Sale!
ReUsies Reusable Snack & Sandwich Bags is offering 15% off to Red Tricycle readers – Waste free lunches can be fun and fashionable! Let your little valentines show their style while also doing something great for the environment! Visit our online store at http://www.ReUsies.com and enter the code REDTRI at checkout to take advantage of this sweetheart of a deal (offer ends February 14th). Follow us on Twitter and fan us on Facebook – we love being in touch with our customers and you’ll always be up to speed on the latest ReUsies styles and giveaways!
ReUsies Snack & Sandwich Bags

Kids (Heart) Books Valentine event at Mockingbird Books
On Saturday, February 13th from 10-3, Mockingbird Books is hosting Kids (Heart) Books, a Valentine event with some of our favorite local authors and illustrators who you will LOVE meeting. Come and talk to them about their books, which will be available for purchase and autographing. Our guests will be Anderson, Beaufrand, Becker, Brenner, Davis, Dorros, Gallagher, Kvasnosky, Orback, Paschkis, and Patneaude. The day will also be a time for your children to show their creative sides. An art station will be set up for kids to decorate their own valentines. Who is your literary valentine?
Mockingbird Books at Greenlake
For info call 206-518-5886


Great Toys With Great Prices at Nico & Zoe- Up To 50% Off!
We’re doing some early spring cleaning, you know what that means? Great savings for you! We’ve marked down wooden, plush & recycled plastic toys from Kathe Kruse, Sprig, Montgomery Schoolhouse, and more, up to 50% off. What a deal! And know, we promise that any toy at Nico & Zoe, on sale or not, is fun, safe, and durable. Check our website for more details.
Nico & Zoe Toys
A WA Store – Online

Your Toy Vote Counts at Once Upon a Time on Queen Anne
We are headed off to New York to attend Toy Fair soon. We want your input before we shop for the store. Are there things you would love to see us carry? Now is your chance to let us know on the facebook page for Once Upon a Time on Queen Anne. Earlier, many of you asked us for Medela breastfeeding supplies. You spoke and we listened. Our first shipment just arrived this week.
Once Upon A Time on Queen Anne


Help My Baby Needs a Real Portrait – Prize Session (value $750)
One of your outtakes could be worth a complimentary portrait session. We’re looking for the funniest outtake composed by your loving eyes of your baby. You may be the winner of a custom portrait session and a $425 print credit with Heather Quintans Photography. Learn more on my blog:  or at my Facebook page Winners will be announced in late February and even if you don’t win, all entrants will receive a $75 portrait print credit good through April 2010. Enter this week, turn that funny photo into a real work of art.
Heather Quintans Photography

Winter Portrait Special with M. Larson Photography
Winter in Seattle can still be a great time for portraits – put on the cute winter hats and jackets and let’s go outside!  Or, tiny babies can stay bundled up at home and M. Larson will bring the portrait session to you.  Martha has developed her own signature style, “Vintage Childhood”, that isn’t for everyone, but some moms find it irresistible.  Mention Red Tri when you book and receive $100 off an outdoor or in-home portrait session before March 15th – the best savings of the entire year!
M. Larson Photography
(206) 284-3276

Playtime, Camps & Classes

FREE Photo Sittings at Whirlwinds! Half-Price Birthday Parties!
Nan B. Photography is coming to Whirlwinds Thursday February 18th, offering FREE photo sittings for your little ones! Space is limited, call Lauren at 206-729-9463 to reserve your space today! We are thrilled to announce the opening of Whirlwinds Preschool September 2010 below the Whirlwinds Playcare University Village location! Offering a 3-year-old and pre-K program in a newly remodeled 3,000 sq. /ft. facility, ready for learning, creativity and adventure! Now accepting applications for the fall, call for more information! Book your next birthday party at Whirlwind’s Mercer Street location during February and get 50% off any party package! Party must be scheduled before June 1st.
Whirlwinds Drop-In Childcare
U Village: 206-729-9463
Mercer Street: 206-623-6666

Have you rocked your child today? Check out Musikgarten!
Gentle rocking movement is soothing and enjoyable to your child, and stimulates the vestibular (balance) system located deep in the inner ear. When the head and body move, the fluid in the ear stimulates sensory hair cells, which record body position and movements in space. The resonance of the parent’s breathing and singing along with rocking only adds to the pleasure. You’ll learn many tunes in a Musikgarten class to sing to your child. Each tune is a powerful way to convey caring and loving. Find a Musikgarten program near you to join a class, or ask for a free preview!
20 locations

Winter Olympics at the Dizzy’s Bus Stop
It’s North of the border we will go, For mid-winter break playing in the snow, Canada is hosting the Olympics this year, So we thought we’d have our own right here. It will be a week of competing, playing and fun. Get your game on and join us from 9:30 to half past one!
February 15th – 19th.

Time: 9:30am – 1:30pm
Ages: 2 to 8 Years Old (potty trained not required)
Parents can choose how many days they want.
Cost: 1 Day – $40, 2 Days-$75, 3 Days-$110, 4 Days-$130, 5 Days-$160
Flexible Drop & Go Hours also available between 9am and 5pm
Dizzy’s Bus Stop – South Bellevue Area
425.564.8287, dizzy@dizzybus.com

Join a PEPS Group – Just the Support You Need
PEPS – the Program for Early Parent Support,  now offers groups to help all sorts of parents connect to other parents. Newborn Groups, for parents and babies under four months old, meet in parents’ homes all over King and Snohomish Counties. Both daytime and evening groups are available. Baby Peppers Groups, for parents and babies aged 5 – 12 months, meet at 5 sites: Lynnwood, North Seattle, South Seattle, Bellevue, and Bainbridge Island. Little Peppers Groups, for families with two kids under the age of three, meet in Shoreline, North Seattle, West Seattle, and Bellevue. All groups offer a chance for parents to meet, share the joys and challenges of parenting, learn new ideas to make parenting easier, and grow together. Fees are reasonable and scholarships are available. For more info and to register, please visit our website.
PEPS (Groups Everywhere)

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