With the start of April comes plenty of spring fun to be had around the city! On our lineup: a high-energy concert featuring some well-known kids, a fab sale that will leave you seeing double, a super-sized festival inside the Seattle Center Armory, an evening with really (really!) small things, a fab kindie concert with a wildly popular band, and a recital for the whole fam. Also on tap: Paws on Science: Husky Weekend. In addition to lots of interactive activities throughout the Pacific Science Center, catch special guest appearances from Harry the Husky, the Husky marching band, and Husky cheerleaders!



Spring Children’s Concert
This super-fun concert featuring the Seattle Men’s Chorus and the Seattle Women’s Chorus along with Village Theater’s KIDSTAGE kids will be pumped full of non-stop music, antics, and theatrics, plus free hands-on workshops. Sat., 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm. Seattle. Free. Reservations required. All ages. Event details.

Seattle Families of Multiples Sale
This gigantic sale is not to be missed! Shop for gently used clothing for kids and babies as well as equipment items from more than 60 families of multiples! If you haven’t been to a sale like this before, you’re in for a real treat. BYOB (Bring your own bag or basket!). Sat., 8:30 am – 11:30 am. Seattle/Shoreline. Free admission. All ages. Event details.

Seattle Center Whirligig! (pictured)
At this annual spring extravaganza, kiddos can enjoy super-sized inflatable rides, balloon artists, face painters, caricaturists, student showcases, and much more! Sat. & Sun., 11:00 am – 6:00 pm (through April 21). Seattle. $1.50 to $7.50. Ages 0 to 12. Event details.


Family Adventures in Nanotechnology
Join scientists from SHINE to learn all about things that are small (super-duper small!). Plus, explore how nanotechnology works through fun, hands-on demonstrations and experiments. Fri., 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm. Bellevue. $20 to $25. Pre-registration encouraged. Ages 5 and older. Event details.

Eats & Beats: The Not-Its!
Spend your Saturday night rockin’ with the band famous for sportin’ skinny pink ties and fluffy pink tutus! In addition to this high-energy kindie concert, enjoy a pizza dinner and play time in the Museum. Sat., 5:30 pm – 8:00 pm. Bellevue. $8 to $12. Pre-registration recommended. All ages. Event details.

Music Works Northwest Piano Recital
Calling all pianists! Enjoy an afternoon of solo piano including works by Mozart, Chopin and Liszt by renowned pianist Robert Swan. Sun., 3:00 pm – 4:30 pm. Bellevue. Free. All ages. Event details.

How will you be ushering in the first weekend of April? We’d love to hear from you in the comments section below.

–Kristina Moy

Photo Credit: Seattle Center website