When it comes to entertaining the little ones, be relieved that March madness is everywhere. We’ve got a fun lineup of events that includes everything from a puppet show, juggles & aerialists at the Moisture Festival and lots of reptiles to spring hair-dos and a musical rendition of Dr. Seuss. Also, be sure and check out the Magnolia Co-Op Pre-School sale for gently-used baby and children’s clothes, toys, games and general kid/baby gear.


Festivus for the Rest of Us

Moisture Festival at Hales Palladium It’s opening weekend of the matinee show of this popular annual festival that features fantastic performances by jugglers, clowns, aerialists, magicians and more.  Sat.- Sun through April 4, 3 p.m. and 7:30 p.m., $10 to $20, Read more.

Life’s A Stage

The Tiger and the Dried Persimmon This Thistle Theatre puppet show is a Korean tale about a young tiger who finds himself in a sticky situation that ultimately teaches him a life lesson. Fri., 7:30 p.m., Seattle, $7 to $9. Read more.

Animal Adventures

Fabulous Family Fun Series at High Point There’s loads of fun to be had when you’re hanging with The Reptile Man, who shows off snakes, iguanas, lizards and other creatures from around the globe. Sat. 10:30 a.m., Seattle, $5. Read more.


Artsy Fartsy

Spring Open House at Common Folk Kids Celebrate the changing of seasons by playing games, getting faces painted, making paper flowers and sampling a new spring ‘do in the store’s salon. Sat., 10 am to 9 pm; Sun.,  11 a.m. to 6 p.m., Bellevue, Free. Read more.

Life’s A Stage

Madeline It’s opening night for Bellevue Youth Theatre delightful show about everyone’s favorite little Frenchie who  knows just how to get herself in—and out—of mischief. (Watch out – the Littles will be taking notes.)  Fri., 7 p.m. (and weekends through March 28), Bellevue, $10. Read more.

Music to Our Ears

Get Loose with Dr. Seuss There will be tons of toe-tapping at this musical feast featuring original music set to Dr. Seuss books, courtesy of the always-entertaining band Harmonica Pocket.  Sat., 11 a.m., Kirkland, Free. Read more.

—Kavita Varma-White