Head into summer on full speed with fantastic family events around the city. If you haven’t been out to the berry fields yet, this weekend is a perfect time to pick fresh strawberries with the kids. We’re also excited for a buzz-worth farm event, finding out how low you can go on the beach and a girl power production in the forest. Your weekend plans await!

 photo: Allison Sutcliffe


Spend Low Tide with a Beach Naturalist
How low can you go? Find out when you bring the kids to an area beach to walk the shore and look for signs of life alongside a Beach Naturalist from the Seattle Aquarium. Sat. & Sun. Event details.

Drive-In Movie
It’s drive-in movie night at the Stone House Café. Families can enjoy big screen features from the comfort of their car, paired with movie meals available for in-car dining. Popcorn, licorice, other candy and drinks are also available (for adults: full bar available until the movie starts). This week’s feature is Black Panther (PG-13). Reservations required. Fri. Event details

Little Women: The Broadway Musical
It’s opening weekend for the outdoor forest theater production. Kids will love watching the play this play, based on the novel by Louisa May Alcott, performed by the Kitsap Forest Theater among the trees and trails. Based on Louisa May Alcott’s life, Little Women follows the adventures of sisters, Jo, Meg, Beth and Amy March. The play guarantees an afternoon filled with laughter, tears and a lifting of the spirit all in a beautiful outdoor setting. Tickets required. Sat. & Sun. Event details.


Spring Into Summer Scavenger Hunt
Back by popular demand, the Great Bellevue Scavenger Hunt returns to give Bellevue enthusiasts a chance to spring into summer with fun throughout the city. Join the “Spring into Summer” edition to compete with your friends, family and neighbors in fun challenges. The scavenger hunt is a virtual game played on a mobile device using the free Goose Chase app where families can complete challenges to earn points and get a chance to win prizes. Daily through Jun. 20. Event details.

Pollinator Celebration
Something’s abuzz at Oxbow Farm. At this program, families will learn about native pollinators and pollinator plants, enjoy kids’ activities and take a family-friendly trail walk. Farm-fresh food will be available for purchase and the Farm Stand will be open as well. Registration required. Sun. Event details.

Swim at the Snohomish Aquatic Center
Recreation swim sessions at the Snohomish Aquatic Center are back. Families can register for swim sessions on Saturdays and Sundays to enjoy the pool’s many activities including the water slides and lazy river. Reservations required. Sat. & Sun. Event details.

—Allison Sutcliffe

Looking for more things to do? Check out our full events calendar and seasonal bucket list.