We’re kicking off the first weekend of November with lots of fun-filled family activities! On our radar: an interactive story time, a super-fun science activity, a puppet show with leafy characters, a special night for you and the kiddos, a lively ethnic celebration, and a show with Sleepy, Dopey, and Sneezy! Plus, relive memorable moments from Tangled, The Princess and the Frog, and Cinderella in the all-new ice skating spectacular, Disney On Ice presents Dare to Dream (pictured).


Small Frye Storytelling in the Galleries
At this special story time for the Littles, see classic children’s stories and contemporary faves brought to life in the Museum galleries! Fri., 11:15 am – 11:45 am. Seattle. Free. Ages 3 to 5. Event details.

Life Sciences Research Weekend
Meet some of the nation’s top research scientists and leading edge researchers and enjoy lots of hands-on science activities at this annual event for kids! Fri., 10:00 am – 2:00 pm; Sat. & Sun., 10:00 am – 5:00 pm. Seattle. Free with admission. All ages. Event details.

Rapunzel by Paul Mesner Puppets
See what happens when two gardeners, Okra and Romaine, have a beautiful daughter named Rapunzel and find out if this wacky fairytale ends happily ever alfalfa. Sat. & Sun., 1:00 pm & 3:00 pm (through November 18). Seattle. $8.50 to $10.50. Tickets required. Ages 1 and older. Event details.


Kids Night Out – Parents Night Off
Take the kiddos to Samena Swim & Recreation Club for swimming, games, a movie, and lots of fun while you enjoy a night out on the town! Fri., 6:30 pm – 10:30 pm. Bellevue. $25 to $35. Ages 5 to 12 (5-year-olds must be in kindergarten). Event details.

Cultural Crossroads Festival
If you’re looking for a fun indoor festival, this multi-cultural celebration will feature ethnic entertainment, an international bazaar, exhibits, and exciting activities for the kiddos including an interactive LEGO display! Fri., 5:00 pm – 10:00 pm; Sat., 10:00 am – 10:00 pm; Sun., 11:00 am – 6:00 pm. Bellevue. Free. All ages. Event details.

Snow White & The Seven Dwarfs
Snow White, a band of seven friendly dwarfs, and a dashing Prince Florimond come to life on stage in this Youth Theatre Northwest production based on the fairytale by the Brothers Grimm. Fri., 7:00 pm; Sat & Sun., 2:00 pm & 7:00 pm (through November 18).  $13 to $17. Mercer Island. Tickets required. Ages 5 and older. Event details.

Are you planning to attend any of these activities? What’s on your weekend agenda?

— Kristina Moy