The countdown to the end of the school year is finally here. So we better make the most of these moments, parents! Find fun for your fam with indoor, outdoor and virtual events that take advantage of warmer weather and flexible schedules. Make it count!

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1. Lights, camera, action!
Warmer nights mean more yard time for Seattle families. So why not host an outdoor movie night for the kids?

2. Play detective
If you’re a live in the Phinney/Greenwood area, you may be familiar with the annual Gumshoe 5K. This year, the event won’t be held, but families can hunt down clues in the neighborhood using a prior year’s route. Download one and get on the hunt.

3. Dream big
Sit down to storytime at the Arboretum where they’ll be reading three stories about dreaming of freedom. Tune in anytime.

4. Test your Sea-Q
There’s no doubt you’re a Seattle fan. But how much do you really know about the city we all love?

5. Hit the strawberry fields (forever)
They grow ‘em. You pick ‘em. Head out to u-pick summer’s favorite fruit (hint: it’s strawberries) at a local farm.

6. Melt your (he)art
Join the folks at KU kids for a melted crayon craft (Jun. 13). Pick up a free box of supplies or use your own to make this easy project.

7. Enjoy a freebie
June 13 is one of the free days in Washington state parks (no Discover Pass needed!) so plan to bring the kids to a local park to hike, bike or even look for some birds.

8. Fly high
Find out what SANCA’s students and instructors have been up to during the extended time at home when you tune into the Circus at Home Quarantine Cabaret (Jun. 13 & 14)

9. Boost your backyard fun
It’s likely you’ll be spending a lot of time there this summer, so why not trick out your backyard? From projects that up the fun factor, to DIY wind chimes to backyard camping game-changers, we’ve got ideas if you’ve got the space.

10. Participate in the Virtual Day Out for Autism
Join families from around the state as they help raise funds to improve access and services for people with autism and developmental disabilities across the state. Plan on attending a virtual fair, participating in a 3K and hearing from local experts.

—Allison Sutcliffe