We’re moving into mid-May and whether it feels like it or not, spring is in full swing. Rain or shine, it’s a great weekend to take advantage of the spring fun happenings around our city. Our line-up includes a show inspired by four Rock-n-Roll icons, a spring sale for you and the kiddos, an early morning lap around the park, a fun-raiser for the whole fam, a super safe fair, and a heart-healthy expo. In addition to this great weekend line-up, you don’t want to miss Mary Poppins (pictured), at the Paramount Theatre May 12-29, and the annual See Kai Run Warehouse Sale and West Seattle Community Garage Sale on May 14.


Beatlemania: A Musical Review
Here’s a great way to introduce your kiddos to choral music and John, Paul, George and Ringo! KidSounds, YouthSounds and TeenSounds are paying tribute to the Fab Four with a fast-paced show for all ages. Some of your favorite Beatles’ tunes will be included in this salute, such as “Hey Jude,” “Eleanor Rigby,” and “Let It Be.” Fri., 7:00 pm, Burien/Seattle, $10 to $15 (under 17 free with paying adult). Tickets required. Event Details.

Arbor Heights Co-op Kid & Baby Sale
If you and the kiddos are in need of some new gear or a spring wardrobe, then you don’t want to miss this multi-family sale! Find incredible deals on gently used clothing, toys, books, strollers, furniture, baby gear, maternity wear and more! Plus, there’s no need to worry about sorting through boxes or bins to find the right size–all clothes will be hung by size and gender to make your shopping trip fun and easy. Sat., 9:00 am – 3:00 pm, Seattle, Free. Event Details.

Kids Walk, Bike, Run, the Park!
Support the Graham Hill Elementary PTA and get some exercise with the fam! Walkers, joggers and bicyclists will make their way around Seward Park (starting at 9:15 am) and end at the finish line with lots of family-friendly fun including a bouncy house, hot dogs, prizes and a decoration station for the little ones. Sat., 9:00 am – noon, Seattle, $10 to $35 suggested donation. Event Details.


Kids Helping Kids Family Movie Night
Popcorn, pjs and pretty babies! This is just a sample of what you will see and hear at the Wellspring Family Services special “fun-raiser.” Come dressed in your favorite jammies and get ready to party with kid-friendly refreshments & treats, live music by Caspar Babypants and classic movie shorts, all while raising funds and awareness to help homeless children in our community. Plus, help the children of Wellspring with a donation of diapers, formula or toiletries. Fri., 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm, Mercer Island, $15 (under 2 free). Tickets required. Event Details.

Child Safety Day!
Come and join the fun at this annual Health and Safety Fair. Get your kiddo fitted with a free bike helmet, nab some cool giveaways, see bicycle demonstrations, and enjoy lots of kid-friendly activities! Plus, learn how to keep your little ones safe and healthy this summer with a special presentation by the Bellevue Police Department and local hospitals, parenting groups and community resources for parents of kids ages 2 months to 18. Sat., 11:00 am – 3:00 pm, Bellevue, Free. Event Details.

Youth Fitness Expo
Looking for new ways to entertain the kiddos and sneak in some healthy exercise? Come and see old, new and out-of-the-box ideas to enhance your kiddo’s health and fitness lifestyle. Plus, enter to win drawings for summer camps, event tickets, and subscriptions. Exhibitors will represent many aspects of health, sports and fitness including rock climbing, hiking, lacrosse, crew, boxing, chi running, hockey, soccer, yoga, dance, natural foods, cooking classes, books and more! Bonus: the first 500 kids through the door will receive a free sports pack! Sat., 9:00 am – 6:00 pm, Everett, Free. Event Details.

-Kristina Moy