Another weekend is in the works around the Emerald City. We’ve got some great events and activities that’ll keep Seattle families enjoying the great outdoors and time together. Start your weekend at an Eastside farm that’s celebrating friends. Then it’s off to the beach for a timed scavenger hunt. Finish it off with a park program that’s sure to be a hit.

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Alki Street Scramble
Bring the kids to Alki for a Street Scramble. This scavenger hunt style race is a great excuse to enjoy a fun morning exploring West Seattle in search of hidden gems. Cruise along the waterfront promenade and discover fun shops and restaurants, community murals and funky neighborhood quirks as you hit as many checkpoints as you can before time runs out! Advance registration required. Sat. Event details.

Dog Trot Fun Run
Bring your pooches and your kids to this family-friendly fun run event in Auburn. Groups of 25 runners will head out for this self-timed race every 15 minutes from 9 a.m. to noon to make sure social distance is maintained. A virtual race option is available too. Registration required. Sat. Event details.

Hip Hop Soul Rally 2021
The Malclom X Week celebration continues ta Jimi Hendrix Park at the Hip Hop Soul Rally. Families can enjoy this outdoor event where they’ll find featured speakers, live music, community booths, children’s art in the park and more. Sat. Event details.

Friends Day at Fox Hollow Farm
Fox Hollow Farm is saying thanks to all of the friends they’ve made over the years. Since this past year has been especially challenging for so many families, they’ve decided to make admission on them. Everything is included in admission except for DIY gardening projects and greenhouse items, and food/drinks in the coffee shop. Families are invited to bring a picnic lunch or other outside food to enjoy at the picnic tables. Tickets are good for one two-hour time slot. Tickets required. Fri. & Sat. Event details.

Rising Star Project
In the midst of an historic global interruption of daily living by the COVID-19 pandemic, the students of The 5th Avenue Theatre’s Rising Star Project will present four original short-form musicals that reflect on the highs and lows of living through 2020 and 2021. The musicals are based on original podcasts and photojournalism projects by the students of KUOW’s RadioActive Youth Media Program. Registration required. Fri. & Sat. Event details.

Family Tennis
Bring the kids to the Georgetown Playfield to play tennis. Part of the city’s Rec ‘N the Streets program, it’s sure to be a “hit” with your crew. The schedule is subject to change, so please check the group’s FB page before heading out. Sun. Event details.

—Allison Sutcliffe

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