We are thrilled to bring you the largest list of Back to School sales & deals in Seattle from our Favorite local business partners.  Still need some back to school gear? Check out mamaswap.com or X Marks the Tot for deep discounts. Thinking about holiday cards? We have great deals from fab photographers. Looking for a music, art, language or karate class for little one this Fall? They’re all here. Don’t miss special savings on childcare, toys and more. Read on!

Sales, Deals and Discounts
Kids Club Baby Safety Weekend Sept. 18-19th
mamaswap.com – Consign online and local!
Shop Local and Save! 50% Off Orignal Clothing for Kids at X Marks the Tot

Photography
Asgari Photography: Fall has arrived!
Calling all Mama’s!  Katrinka’s Secret Boudoir Photography’s exclusive Red Tri offer!
Mini Sessions with Jennifer Winter Photography: Oct. 6th & 17th
Special offer with any portrait session booked in September with One Thousand Words Photography!!
10% off your Fall Photo shoot with Sandra Coan Photography

Schools and Classes
Have you heard of Adventure Kids University (AKU)?
Free Back 2 School Karate Introductory Course at AMA!
Bellevue College Parent Education Open Registration
The Evergreen School Middle School Open House, November 8
Save Now on Music Together @ Music Center
10% off Music for Everyone Classes
New Fall Classes at Roaring Mouse begin September 25th!
$100 Sibling Discount for Language Classes at Sponge
Studio3Music’s FREE Open House & $25 Credit

Playtime
Husky Football Fever at Blossoming Buds Cottage!
Join Izilla Toys Wallingford for Game Night

Childcare
Annie’s Nannies On-Call Nanny Special!

Kid’s Hair
It’s Back-to-School time and Lice Knowing You is here to help!

Parenting Resources
Join a PEPS Group – Get the Support You Need


Sales, Deals and Discounts

Kids Club Baby Safety Weekend Sept. 18-19th
Saturday, Sept. 18th, 10am to 2pm – Join Valerie Swift with Recaro car seats and UppaBaby strollers. She will be discussing safety features, proper installation, where to get your car seat checked, and answering any questions you may have about your stroller or car seat.
Sunday, Sept. 19th, 10am to 2pm – Join Melissa Dodge with KidCo. safety products and Windy Gossett with itsabelly. They will discuss baby proofing your house, make recommendations for which products will work best for you, and answer questions on how to properly install cabinet locks, baby gates, and other KidCo. products.
Kids Club
University Village
www.shopkidsclub.com

mamaswap.com – Consign online and local!
mamaswap.com has great deals on cool weather clothes and gear so you can bargain hunt in your PJ’s while the kids sleep! Mamaswap is an online consignment community for Seattle parents that lets you buy and sell gently used kids clothes and gear. Less expensive than eBay and less hassle than craigslist, one of the best things about using mamaswap.com is our ‘Swap Meets’ – a four-hour window scheduled every 2-3 weeks where sellers and buyers exchange goods purchased on the site in person as well as mingle. We’ll even list your stuff for you at the swap! What could be easier?
mamaswap
support@mamaswap.com
www.mamaswap.com

Shop Local and Save! 50% Off Orignal Clothing for Kids at X Marks the Tot
Fall is here and we want you to see all of the new things we have designed for your kiddos. X Marks the Tot is offering 50% off one regularly priced item (excluding consignment) for the month of September.  Mention “Red Tricycle” and receive a free gift! We are just a short drive from Seattle!
X Marks the Tot Design Studio
317 NW Gilman Blvd 24 Issaquah
www.xmarksthetot.com

Photography

Asgari Photography: Fall has arrived!
Take advantage of the beautiful,warm days of early Autumn for a family photo session. Picture: New shoes and clothes; Fall leaves; golden afternoon light and the company of your loved ones at your favorite beach, neighborhood park or own backyard.  Asgari Photography is offering a special photo package through September. For $300 (regularly $450) this package includes: 1) a two-hour on-location family photo session and; 2) a disc of 40 or more artistically edited high-resolution images. Appointments are available throughout September. Call or email to reserve your experience today.
Asgari Photography
206.923.8362
www.asgariphotography.com

Calling all Mama’s!  Katrinka’s Secret Boudoir Photography’s exclusive Red Tri offer!
Katrinka’s Secret Boudoir Photography has an offer exclusively for Red-Tri Lovers:
*Professional Makeup, at our Pioneer Square studio, prior to your session;
* An online gallery of 75-100 fully edited/retouched images, each presented in b& w and color;
*A 20-page leather covered hardbound book with up to 40 images;
*A web-ready CD of your 75-100 retouched images–each image presented in b& w and color.  Hi-res cd of your 75-100 retouched images–each image presented in b&w and color;
*Photos sized for your own printing of images up to 5×7’s (4×6’s included).
$775
Katrinka’s Secret Boudoir Photography
206-307-4345
www.katrinkas-secret.com

Mini Sessions with Jennifer Winter Photography: Oct. 6th & 17th
Capture the unique personality and expressions of your children in colorful, joyful portraits. Fall minisessions will be held in and around Jennifer Winter’s downtown Kirkland studio. A 20 minute session is $125 and includes one 8×10 print. Prints, canvases, albums and custom designed holiday cards are all available a la carte. Or choose a full session at home or a favorite location around Seattle. Limited availability. Email with your names, preferred time and ages of your children.
Jennifer Winter Photography
jen.winter@mac.com
www.winter-photography.com

Special offer with any portrait session booked in September with One Thousand Words Photography!!
Book a portrait session this month and receive three complimentary accordion brag books! One for you and one for each Grandma (perfect stocking stuffers!). Mention “Red Tricycle” and book your session by the end of September!
One Thousand Words Photography
www.onethousandwordsphotography.com
angieashley@onethousandwordsphotography.com

10% off your Fall Photo shoot with Sandra Coan Photography
September is the perfect time for family photos! Mention “Red Tricycle” and receive 10% off of your package!
Sandra Coan Photography
206.841.2260
www.sandracoan.com

Schools and Classes

Have you heard of Adventure Kids University (AKU)?
Why pay tuition when your child isn’t there? Adventure Kids Playcare is now offering a drop-in preschool aged education program for kids between 2 and 5 years old.  AKU focuses on socialization, pre-math and pre-literacy. Each day is filled with opportunities for your child to learn important social and academic skills in a supportive environment.
What else is new at Adventure Kids Playcare?
 Bus service to/from school with a before and after school program.
 Discounts at local salons and restaurants.
Call us today for additional information 425-391-5358!  Mention “Red Tri” & receive $10 off your 1st day in AKU!
Adventure Kids Playcare
www.adventurekidsplaycare.com

Free Back 2 School Karate Introductory Course at AMA!
At Alpha Martial Arts your child will learn how to improve their focus and self control becoming better listeners in the classroom. They will become more responsible and gain self discipline to complete homework assignments and remember their school gear. These life skills (and many more) are integrated with our exciting martial arts curriculum (that kids love) into every Karate class at AMA. Red Tricycle readers can receive a Free Introductory Course ($49.99 value) which includes a private lesson, 2 weeks of group classes and a uniform! Call or visit us online for more info.
Alpha Martial Arts
206-528-3737
www.alphamartialarts.com

Bellevue College Parent Education Open Registration
It’s not too late to sign up! Bellevue College’s Parent Education Program is currently holding Open Registration for classes for children age 0-7 and their parents. The program provides educational and social experiences for children, including circle time, music, art, and sensory play. Parents are informed about a wide range of topics (feeding, potty training, SLEEP!, family fun)by BC Parent Education faculty. Classes are offered in locations all over the Eastside (Mercer Island, Bellevue, Issaquah, Renton, Sammamish and the Snoqualmie Valley).
Bellevue College Parent Education
425-564-2365
www.bellevuecollege.edu

The Evergreen School Middle School Open House, November 8
The Evergreen School inspires and empowers highly capable learners, Preschool through 8th grade. Explore what Evergreen has to offer at the Middle School Open House, Monday, November 8 from 7 – 8:30 p.m. Please call or visit our website for additional information. We hope to see you there!
The Evergreen School
206-364-0801
www.evergreenschool.org

Save Now on Music Together @ Music Center
Music Together classes are starting up this month at Music Center. It’s the perfect class to get your child involved in music as a part of everyday life. Mention “Red Tricycle” and receive $10 off registration for Monday or Wednesday classes.
Find us in Greenwood
www.mcnw.org

10% off Music for Everyone Classes
Mention Red-Tri & receive 10% off a Music for Everyone, parent/caregiver & child music series. Early childhood music teacher, Jana Vitols, has taught for the past 11 years playing the violin, guitar, banjo & ukulele for her 2-5 yr old students. These fun and imaginative classes incorporate musical games, stories, dancing, singing, improvising and ensemble playing to teach music fundamentals. Families will learn songs and activities to spark musical curiosity! Now enrolling Sept-Nov classes in N.& S. Seattle. Need a birthday party activity? Jana offers musical fun for kiddos & tots.
Music for Everyone
musicforevery1@gmail.com
www.musicforevery1.com

New Fall Classes at Roaring Mouse begin September 25th!
Join us this fall at Roaring Mouse in Seattle’s Ravenna neighborhood for our afterschool class, Joyful Expressions, for children ages 4-7. This mixed media class is centered around exploration of various art materials. Children will have an opportunity to put together their own pieces using our Artist Choice selections as well as work on teacher guided projects. On select Saturdays, we also offer Kids Night Out, for children ages 3-8. These evenings of relaxed play and creativity are designed to give children the opportunity to explore a variety of expressive forms.
Roaring Mouse
(206) 522-1187
http://roaringmouse.org/

$100 Sibling Discount for Language Classes at Sponge
Fall is a time for learning new things together. And what could be better than giving kids a start at global competency now while their brains are primed for it.  It’s a wonderful opportunity for parents to learn, too!  Sponge offers Spanish, Mandarin, French and Japanese classes for children newborn through 7 years.  To encourage families to embark on this amazing journey together, Sponge is offering a $100 discount for siblings who register by September 15. Choose from over 70 classes in Seattle, Issaquah and Redmond, and mention “Red Tri” for the sibling discount.
Sponge (Seattle & Eastside)
206.227.7138 or 425.274.5188
www.spongeschool.com

Studio3Music’s FREE Open House & $25 Credit
Giddyap to Studio3Music’s Open House- 9/18, 1-3pm, FREE!  Callin’ all Cowgirls & Cowboys! Grab your spurs and saddles for a rootin’, tootin’ fall festival at Studio3Music. We’ll be singing songs round the campfire, fixin’ crafts and have a hollarin’ good time. Mosey on over to our Redmond Town Center studios & learn what Kindermusik is all about. Bring a pardner or two, tip your hat and we’ll see you on the range!
Limited time offer: Enter “REDTRI” at registration thru 9/17 and earn a $25 credit toward 2010-2011 tuition.
Redmond Town Center
I-106 & 1-105
www.studio3music.com

Playtime

Husky Football Fever at Blossoming Buds Cottage!
During the Husky football season we will be open for all afternoon Husky home games so you can enjoy yourself at the game! We will be open 1 hour before kick-off and will remain open 4 hours after kick-off. If it is a night game (5pm or later) we will not be open. Kids may be in our care for a max of 4 hours and a minimum of 2 hours. During the 4 hours the kids will play, have story-time, watch an optional G rate movie and we will order pizza for lunch/dinner! What more can you ask for…you enjoying the game while your children have a great time too! Give us a call for more info! 206.525.0795.
Blossoming Buds Cottage
Wedgwood
www.blossomingbudscottage.com

Join Izilla Toys Wallingford for Game Night
Come to Izilla Toys in Wallingford on Wednesday September 15th from 5-7 pm for Family Game Night. We’ll enjoy pizza and refreshments as we play some of our new favorite and classic games. Great for ages 4 and up with plenty of games for older kids. All games are 10% off during this event too!
Izilla Toys
www.izillatoys.com

Childcare

Annie’s Nannies On-Call Nanny Special!
Do you need a day off or a night out? Annie’s Nannies On-Call Nanny service can help you with any short term childcare need. Annie’s Nannies has been providing professional and expertly screened Nannies in the Puget Sound Area for 26 years! Book a temporary job in September or October and receive a FREE DATE NIGHT! Call us for more details! (Date Night includes agency fee, family must still pay nanny. Date night must be used by the end of November. Membership not required)
Annie’s Nannies
Puget Sound Area
www.anihouseholdstaffing.com

Kid’s Hair

It’s Back-to-School time and Lice Knowing You is here to help!
Whether you like it or not – lice will be in your school within the coming weeks. Take preventative measures and visit Lice Knowing You (LKY), Seattle’s Premier Head Lice Removal Company. Come in for 15% off all head lice prevention products and lice checks. The only certified and trained experts on lice removal in Seattle, LKY uses a scientifically proven 3-step process designed to rid the hair of lice quickly and thoroughly. Using 100% natural and organic products, LKY guarantees all services & clients following their protocol have a 100% success rate of removing lice. For more information about our services & salons in Mercer Island and our new location in Federal Way, please visit www.liceknowingyou.com.

Now open:
LKY Treatment Salon Federal Way
33710-9th Ave South
Federal Way, WA. 98003

Lice Knowing You
www.liceknowingyou.com

Parenting Resources

Join a PEPS Group – Get the Support You Need
PEPS, the Program for Early Parent Support, helps parents connect to a community of other families with kids the same age as theirs. PEPS Groups are held in King, Snohomish and Kitsap Counties, serving parents and babies/toddlers from birth to age 3. All our groups offer a chance to meet and build friendships, share the joys and challenges of parenting, learn new ideas to make parenting easier, give and receive support, and grow together. Fees are reasonable and scholarships are always available. For more info and to register, please visit our website. When parents connect, kids benefit!
PEPS (Groups Everywhere)
206-547-8570
www.peps.org