Saturday, July 26, 2014

SENSORY FRIENDLY "PLANES: FIRE & RESCUE" - SATURDAY, JULY 26TH 2014 AT 10AM - VARIOUS LOCATIONS NATIONALLY! (Woodinville locally!)





"PLANES: FIRE & RESCUE" will be playing at this month's Sensory Friendly Film!

" The program provides a special opportunity for families to enjoy their favorite films in a safe and accepting environment. The auditoriums dedicated to the program have their lights up, the sound turned down and audience members are invited to get up and dance, walk, shout or sing! "

Some matinee-priced - some less! 



For more info. go here.


NW SolarFest with the Bubbleman, free solar cars for first 300 kids and more at Shoreline Community College - Saturday, July 26th 2014 from 10am-5pm







For more info. go here.




Touch-a-Truck event in Tukwila - Saturday, July 26th 2014 from 10am - 2pm





These are so popular with the kids that I had to make sure to post this one! 

" This awesome event will put kids in the driver's seat of Tukwila's biggest heavy-duty rigs and includes a safety and emergency preparedness fair! Children of all ages (and adults too) will have a hands-on chance to honk the horns and kick the tires of an assortment of big rigs. A variety of exhibitors will also be on-hand to distribute free summer safety tips as well as emergency preparedness information. "







For more info. go here.






Friday, July 25, 2014

3 BELLEVUE FAIRS IN DOWNTOWN BELLEVUE - NOW THROUGH SUNDAY, JULY 27TH 2014 - Another must do this weekend!




Once again 3 wonderful arts fairs share beautiful downtown Bellevue for a fun day of music, hands-on kids activities, art viewing/shopping and more! Also highly recommended this one! 







For more info. go here.









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A Must Do! "Renton River Days" = tons of free fun! - Now until 6pm on Sunday, July 27th 2014




The last time we did this we spent over 3 hours there and still could have stayed longer there was so much to do! Highly recommended this event!

" Tons of fun for kids during festival weekend: Inflatable PlayLand, Hamster Balls, Mobile Gaming Theatre, Putt Putt Golf, Climbing Wall, Petting Zoo, Photo ID Cards, Board Games of the World, Caricaturist, Hula Hooping, Junk Chimes, Sound of Culture, LEGO PlayZone, Dizzy’s Tumble Bus, Chalk Art Contest, craft-making booths, plus much more. Drop by once, or every day, to do it all! "

Activites are FREE and most operate during these hours at Liberty Park:

July 26     11:00 a.m. – 8:00 p.m.
July 27     10:00 a.m. – 8:00 p.m.
July 28     11:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.


Small sampling of activities we tried a couple of years ago there:











For more info. go here and here.




Sunday, July 20, 2014

FREE LOLLYPOP AT SEE'S CANDIES LOCATIONS FOR NATIONAL LOLLIPOP DAY! - SUNDAY, JULY 20TH 2014 - ALL DAY!


Cover Photo


 A FREE Lollypop from See's Candies to celebrate National Lollipop Day!


Just a little excited 2 years ago!




For more info. go here.




Chinatown Seafair Parade in Seattle - Tonight, Sunday, July 20th 2014 from 7-9pm





" This traditional Seafair Parade is the highlight of the summer celebration that allow the community to show case it's ethnic diversity and colorful culture to the City of Seattle. Along with the marching bands, clowns, floats, this parade features the 100 foot dragon and many more lions dancing along the route is one of the favorite units the audience enjoy. "



For more info. go here.




Saturday, July 19, 2014

Family friendly Summer Concert Series at Redmond Town Center - Saturdays - July 19th through August 16th 2014 from 4-7pm





" Starting July 19th from 4pm-7pm Redmond Town Center will be hosting different musical acts for it's Summer Concert Series every Saturday until August 16th. This event is free and family friendly! "




For more info. go here.




Friday, July 18, 2014

West Seattle Outdoor Movies - Saturdays - July 19th - August 23rd 2014 - Gates open at 6:30, Movies at Dusk!





These will mostly be for much older kids and one movie for the little ones on August 23rd - Frozen!


For more info. go here.




The Bite of Seattle with all kinds of musical entertainment plus a movie screening of "Back to the Future" (tonight at 8:30 pm) - Now until 8pm on Sunday, July 20th 2014










For more info. go here.












Mill Creek Festival and Street Fair - Saturday and Sunday, July 19th and 20th 2104 from 11am-6pm both days!


" Plan to attend Mill Creek’s biggest party of the year! We have so much planned, including new roving artists, more crafts booths than ever before, new northwest bands on stage, more food vendors and an even bigger Kid’s Plaza. 

...Besides bouncy toys, a rock climbing wall and even a dunk tank, many of our vendors opt to be in the Kid's Place so that they can sponsor activities such as face painting, arts and crafts, or having your picture taken with a super hero. "

And firetrucks and police cars will be there to explore plus Radio Disney will be there too!



For more info. go here.







Bon Odori Festival IN SEATTLE - SATURDAY, JULY 19th FROM 4-10PM AND SUNDAY, JULY 20th 2014 FROM 3-8PM







Go and check out Bon Odori at the Seattle Buddhist Temple in Seattle. There will be Taiko and martial arts performances, traditional Japanese dress, music and dancing, craft exhibits and demos, food, a beer garden and more!  

" Bon Odori is a traditional summer festival in which we honor our ancestors who have passed on, remember and appreciate all they have done for us, and celebrate their ongoing presence in the lives we enjoy today. "



                                                                  For more info. go here.




1st Annual Celebrate Lynnwood Music and Dance Festival - Saturday, July 19th 2014 from 10am-10:30pm



Love this! 


" The City of Lynnwood along with several community partners is hosting the first annual Celebrate! Lynnwood Music & Dance Festival. Celebrate! highlights the art, culture and heritage of Lynnwood and South Snohomish County. Join us at the Lynnwood Convention Center for this FREE community event! "







For more info. go here.




White Center Jubilee Days with parade, car show and more - Saturday and Sunday, July 19th and 20th 2014 - Various locations/times





Check out Jubilee Days this weekend in White Center! There will be a parade, a street fair, a car show and more!



For more info. go here.








Family Garden Day with free nature activities for kids PLUS free concert featuring the kindie band The Not-Its and Off the Hook (a Rolling Stones Tribute Band) - Tonight, Friday, July 18th 2014 at 6pm


Fun night to be had with the family tonight at Magnuson Park!


" Guess who's coming to Magnuson's Amphitheater this Friday?! It's the NOT IT's! Have a rocking' good time with one of Seattle's most popular kid bands! Concert starts at 7pm. Off the Hook, a Rolling Stones tribute band, plays at 8pm. And that is not all! Magnuson Children's Garden is having a Family Garden Day with free nature activities for the kids! Come by and join in the fun! 






For more info. go here.