Family events & entertainment (2023)

ANNE: ArtsWest and West Seattle KidsTheatre present a story featuring the exploits of Anne Shirley and the Cuthberts, based on L.M. Montgomery's novel, "Anne of Green Gables." ArtsWest Playhouse, 4711 California Ave. S.W. Performances: Nov. 16-17, 8 p.m.; Nov. 21, 7:30 p.m. Tickets: $10-$24. Information: 206-938-0339, 206-325-6500.

CROUCHING TIGER, FISHING MONKEY: Nov. 16, 7:30 p.m.; Nov. 17-18, 1 and 3 p.m. Puppeteer Yang Feng presents a story of warriors, tigers and a fishing monkey. Northwest Puppet Center, 9123 15th Ave. N.E. Through Nov. 18. Tickets: $8.50, $7 seniors, $6.50 children; 206-523-2579.

HANSEL AND GRETEL: Nov. 17, 11 a.m., 1 and 3 p.m.; Nov. 18, 1 and 3 p.m. A new musical comedy by Storybook Theater of the classic fairy tale featuring two children and their run-in with a wicked witch. Kirkland Performance Theater, 350 Kirkland Ave., Kirkland. Tickets: Tickets: $8. Information: 425-893-9900.

THE HOBOKEN CHICKEN EMERGENCY: Nov. 16, 7 p.m.; Nov. 17-18, 2 and 5:30 p.m. Join the citizens of Hoboken as a 266-pound turkey is let loose in the town. Recommended for ages 5 and older. Seattle Children's Theatre, 201 Thomas St., Seattle Center. Tickets: $21.50, $22.50 (matinee); seniors/students/children $14.50, $15.50 (matinee). Information: 206-441-3322.

MICHAEL MEADE: Nov. 16, 7 p.m. The Vashon Island author and storyteller presents an evening of stories and a mythological perspective on recent tragic events titled "Fear and Beauty in the Heart of America." Town Hall, 1119 Eighth Ave. $12; scholarships available. Information: 206-935-3665.

ALBINO ALLIGATOR: The alligator is on display at the Washington Serpentarium, along with other reptiles including anacondas, giant snapping turtles, black mambas and deadly snakes. Open daily, 10 a.m.-6 p.m., on U.S. Route 2 in Gold Bar. Admission: $3. 360-668-8204;

COUGAR MOUNTAIN ZOO: See cougars, elk, cheetahs, lemurs, macaws, antelopes, lions, reindeer, cranes and other creatures in their simulated habitats. 19525 S.E. 54th St. Issaquah. Admission: $8; $6.50 seniors (62+); $5.50 youths (4-15); $4 tots (2-3); free for children under 2. Friday-Sunday, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Information: 425-391-5508.

NORTHWEST TREK: This wildlife park and nature preserve is home to native North American animals including tundra wolves, bison, moose, elk, mountain goats, bears, otters, eagles and owls. On state Route 161, six miles north of Eatonville. Admission: $8.75; $8.25 seniors (62+); $6 youths (5-17); $4 tots (3-4); free for children under 3. Pierce County resident rate: $7.50; $7 seniors (62+); $5 youths (5-17); $3.50 tots (3-4). Includes a one-hour guided tram tour through the 435-acre free-roaming area. Friday-Sunday (and Dec. 26-Jan. 1), 9:30 a.m.-3 p.m.

OLYMPIC GAME FARM: View wolves, bears, tigers, elk, bison, a white rhino, wolverines and other creatures on a drive-through tour of this game farm at 1423 Ward Road, Sequim. Admission: $7-$8, 5 and younger free. Call for group rates. Open daily at 9 a.m. 800-778-4295.

POINT DEFIANCE ZOO AND AQUARIUM: 5400 N. Pearl St., Tacoma. Open daily, 10 a.m.-7 p.m. Zoo/aquarium admission: $7.75; $7 seniors (62+); $6 youths (4-13); ages 3 and under free. Discounts for Pierce County residents. 253-591-5337;

SEATTLE AQUARIUM: Sea otters, seals and leafy sea dragons are just part of the variety of Northwest creatures that call this aquarium home. Hours: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. daily. Admission: $9 ages 19-64, $8 seniors and the disabled, $6.25 youths ages 6-18, $4.25 children ages 3-5, free for ages 2 and younger. Discounts for King County residents. 206-386-4320;

THE TACOMA NATURE CENTER: Observe wildlife and visit an interpretive center featuring nature exhibits.

Nov. 16, 7 p.m. "Veggie Olympics," build cars with vegetables, create veggie centerpieces and hunt for nuts throughout the center. $7, $18 for a family of three or more. Hours: Monday-Friday, 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Information: 253-591-6439;

WOLF HAVEN: An 80-acre refuge to 40 wolves, at 3111 Offut Lake Road, near Tenino. Winter hours are weekends only, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Admission: $6; $5 seniors, $4 ages 3-12. 360-264-4695;

WOODLAND PARK ZOO: Experience the culture of East African tribes in "African Village," the zoo's newest exhibit. Admission is $9.50; $8.75 seniors; $7 youths ages 6-17 and the disabled; $4.75 preschoolers 3-5; toddlers up to age 2 free. King County residents receive discount. Open daily, 9:30 a.m.-4 p.m. daily. 5500 Phinney Ave. N. 206-684-4800;


The Pacific Science Center is in the southwest corner of the Seattle Center. Mondays-Fridays, 10 a.m.-5 p.m.; weekends, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Admission: $8; $5.50 seniors and children 3-13; children under 3 free; seniors free on Wednesdays. For a listing of permanent exhibits, call 206-443-2001 or visit the Web site,

IMAX THEATERS: "Shackleton's Antarctic Adventure" will be playing in the Boeing Imax Theatre. The Eames Imax Theatre will show "Journey Into Amazing Caves." Imax 3-D shows: general $7.50; $6.50 for children ages 3-13 and seniors 65 and older. Regular shows: general $6.75; $5.75 for children ages 3-13 and seniors 65 and older. Free for ages 2 and younger. Showtimes: 206-443-4629.

LASER SHOWS: These programs are shown in the center's Spacerium: Thursdays: "Laser Beatles" (7:30 p.m.), "Lasirvana -- Music of Nirvana" (9 p.m.); Fridays and Saturdays: "Laser Beatles" (7:30 p.m.), "Laser Floyd: Dark Side of the Moon" (9 p.m.), "Lasirvana -- Music of Nirvana" (10:30 p.m.), "Laser Floyd: The Wall 2001" (Midnight); Sundays: "Laser Zeppelin" (7:30 p.m.), "Laser Beastie Boys" (9 p.m.). Admission: $7.50 for evening shows; $5 on Thursdays. Information: 206-443-2850.


BOOTS AND LACES SQUARE DANCE LESSONS: Lessons are every Monday night, 7-9 p.m., Renton Community Center, 1715 Maple Valley Highway. 425-235-2560.

BUCKS AND DOES: Learn how to square dance (or brush up on your moves) as the dance club holds lessons every Wednesday at 7:30 p.m. Shoreline Community Center, 18560 First Ave.

CONTRA DANCE: The Third Sunday Open Band Contra Dance, Nov. 18, 6 p.m. Open band, led by Stuart Williams. Open mike calling. Sunset Hill Community Association, 3003 N.W. 66th St. Tickets: $5, kids free. Information: 206-706-0648.

FOLK DANCE LESSONS: Sno-King Folk Dance Club presents its series of classes featuring beginner, intermediate and advanced classes as well as Saturday night dances and Sunday ballroom dances. Cedar Valley Grange, 20526 52nd Ave. W., Lynnwood. $3 (members), $5 (guests) or $2 (youth) per class or dance. 425-385-2088.

LYKES TO DANCE offers partner dance classes. University Heights Center, 5031 University Way N.E. Cost: $30. On Mondays at Sunset Hill Community Center, Zydeco 1 will be taught 6:30-7:30 p.m., Zydeco 2 7:45-8:45 p.m., Waltz 1, 9-10 p.m. Sunset Hill Community Center, 3003 N.W. 66th St. Cost: $35 per person for each class. Dance: $4. On Wednesdays, a variety of dances will be taught from 8:50-9:20 p.m. Dance afterward. $5 for dance. 2220 C N.W. Market St. Reservations: 206-729-2669;

MOUNTAINEERS CLUB: The Mountaineers Club on Lower Queen Anne is offering dance instruction for waltz, polka, two-step, tango, line dances, sets and mixers. Ongoing: international folk-dancing classes run Tuesdays, beginners class and requests, 7:15-8:15 p.m.; intermediate 8:30-9:30 p.m. No experience necessary for the beginner class. No partner necessary; come by yourself or bring friends. $5 per class. Dancers ages 30 or younger are admitted free. Admission: $5, $4 members. Information: Nancy 206-433-8520.

SALSA CALIENTE! Salsa classes on Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays. Phinney Neighborhood Center, 6532 Phinney Ave. N. 206-783-2244 or 206-633-5166 or

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SEATTLE CENTER DANCE EVENTS: Dance events for Nov. 16-21. Nov. 19, Ballroom dance class at 11:30 a.m. Nov. 19; Center Friends Dance at 1 p.m. and Folkdancing at 7 p.m.; Nov. 20, Swing ($3-$5) at 7:30 p.m.; Nov. 21, Center Friends Dance at 1 p.m. and Salsa ($5) at 7:30 p.m. All events at the Center House. 206-684-7200.

SONNY NEWMAN'S DANCE HALL: Dance events for Nov. 16-21. Nov. 16: Tango (9 p.m.); Nov. 17: Salsa (1 p.m.); Nov. 18: Intro Tango (1 p.m.), Advanced Beg. Tango (2:30 p.m.), Tango (7:30 p.m.), Tango Soiree (8:30 p.m.); Nov. 19: Swing class (7 p.m.), Swing dance (8:30 p.m.); Nov. 20: Zydeco (6:30 p.m.); Nov. 21: Intro. Tango (7 p.m.), Advanced Beg. Tango (8:30 p.m.). Note: some classes have fees. 201 N. 85th St. Information: 206-784-3010.

ZYDECO DANCE: Learn to dance to those funky Louisiana beats in Ballard on the first Friday of every month with Les Femmes d'Enfer. Lesson at 8 p.m., dance at 9 p.m. $2 lesson, $8 dance. Ballard Eagles Hall, 5600 24th Ave. N.W. Information: 206-382-5588 or


SEATTLE IMAX DOME THEATER: Showtimes: "The Eruption of Mount St. Helens": 10 and 11:30 a.m.; 1, 2:30, 4, 5:30, 7 and 8:30 p.m. "Island of the Sharks": 12:10, 3:10 and 6:10 p.m. (7:40 p.m. show added for Friday and Saturday). "The Greatest Places": 10:40 a.m., 1:40 and 4:40 p.m. "Michael Jordan to the MAX": Friday and Saturday, 8:35 p.m. Pier 59, Seattle waterfront. Admission: $7; $6.50 seniors (65+); $6 youth (6-18); free for ages 5 and younger; $2 for additional film. 206-622-1868;

SILENT MOVIE MONDAYS: Nov. 19, 7 p.m. The Seattle Theatre Group presents some of the best silent films ever made, accompanied by an original Mighty Wurlitzer organ. This week, "Madame DuBarry." The Paramount Theatre, 911 Pine St. Tickets: $8.50-$11.50, 206-292-2787.


KLEZFEST IV: Nov. 18, 4:30 p.m. Featuring dancing, music, food, a children's stage and more. Temple Beth Am, 2632 N.E. 80th St. Tickets: $10, $5 children/students/seniors, $12 at the door. Information: 206-525-0915.


BEST OF THE NORTHWEST: Nov. 16-17, 10 a.m.-7 p.m.; Nov. 18, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. More than 200 artisans from around the Pacific Northwest display and sell their wares. Sand Point Magnuson Park, 7400 Sand Point Way N.E. Tickets: $6, children under 12 free. Information: 360-221-6191.

CHRISTMAS BAZAAR: Nov. 16-17, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Browse and buy craft items and get your picture taken with Santa (sorry, children only). Des Moines United Methodist Church, 22225 Ninth St. S., Des Moines. Information: 253-833-9293.

CHRISTMAS IN SEATTLE: Nov. 16-17, 10 a.m.-7 p.m.; Nov. 18, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. More than 550 exhibits and displays highlight the holiday season, complete with food, theater, song, dance and even Santa. Stadium Exhibition Center, 1000 Occidental Ave. S. Tickets: $8.50, $6.50 seniors/children (ages 11-17).

FESTIVAL OF HOPE: Nov. 17, 10 a.m.-4 p.m.; Nov. 18, noon-3 p.m. Browse and buy handicrafts, baked goods, books and more in a benefit sale for numerous aid organizations. Keystone Congregational Church, 5019 Keystone Place N. Information: 206-632-6021.

GINGERBREAD VILLAGE 2001: Nov. 19, 3 p.m. The Sheraton Hotel and Dairy Farmer's of Washington unveil the tasty town in a benefit for the Northwest Chapter of the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation. 1400 Sixth Ave. Information: 206-621-9000.

HIMALAYAN HANDICRAFT SALE: Nov. 18, noon. Besides the sale of the handicrafts, tours and Tibetan tea will be offered. A tour of the shrine room's colorful hand-painted murals and Buddha sculpture is also available at noon. Sakya Monastery of Tibetan Buddhism, 108 N.W. 83rd St. Information: 206-789-2573.

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HOLIDAY BAZAAR: Nov. 17, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Browse and buy handicrafts and take part in a raffle, a silent auction and more. 24118 Lockwood Road, Bothell. Information: 425-806-4790.

HOLIDAY BAZAAR: Browse and buy sweaters, coats, food, toys and take part in a silent auction. St. Clement of Rome Episcopal Church, 1501 32nd Ave. S. Information: 206-324-3072.

NORTHWEST GROUP HOLIDAY SALE: Nov. 16, 5-9 p.m.; Nov. 17, 1-7 p.m. Browse and buy paintings, photographs, glass works, ceramics and jewelry by 30 members of the group. 10631 N.E. 47th Place, Kirkland. Information: 425-822-0915.

SANTA'S SLEIGH: The big man arrives Nov. 17 at 11 a.m., and will be available for daily visits and photographs through Dec. 24. Hours vary. Supermall, 1101 SuperMall Way, Auburn. Information: 253-833-1790.

SEATTLE COMICARD CONVENTION: Nov. 18, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Browse and buy from numerous comic book, anime, trading card and toy vendors, and rub shoulders with comic book writers and artists. Admission: $5 ($4 with a can of food for Northwest Harvest). Seattle Center Northwest Rooms. Information: 425-774-1781.

TREE LIGHTING: Nov. 18, 4 p.m. Watch as 4,500 lights illuminate a 35-foot tree in University Village. The tree lighting also will pay tribute to American troops overseas and feature live music. Near 2600 N.E. University Village. The public is encouraged to bring non-perishable food donations for the University District Food Bank's Thanksgiving distribution.

YULEFEST HOLIDAY SHOPPING: Nov. 17, 10 a.m.-6 p.m.; Nov. 18, noon-5 p.m. Browse and buy crafts, candy, jewelry and toys from more than 62 booths. Nordic Heritage Museum, 3014 N.W. 67th St. Tickets: $1-$2, parking $1. Information: 206-789-5707.


BAINBRIDGE ISLAND HISTORICAL SOCIETY AND MUSEUM: Strawberry Hill Park, 7650 N.E. High School Road, Bainbridge Island. Ongoing: "Manzanar," photographs by Ansel Adams documenting the World War II relocation camp for Japanese Americans. Through Sept. 30, 2002. "Wealth of an Island: Bainbridge Livelihoods," historic photographs and artifacts depicting how people made a living from resources on the island, ranging from traditional salmon fishers to modern-era commuters. Saturday-Sunday and Tuesday-Thursday, 1-4 p.m. Suggested donation: $3. 206-842-2773.

BURKE MUSEUM: University of Washington, 17th Ave. N.E. and N.E. 45th St. Ongoing: "The Endurance: Shackleton's Legendary Antarctic Expedition." Through diary entries, photographs and film footage, the story of the survival of the crew of the Endurance is presented. Through Dec. 31. Exhibit admission (also pays for admission to the rest of the museum): $8, $6.50 seniors, $5 students and UW staff. Exhibit hours: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. daily (10 a.m.-8 p.m. Thursdays). General admission: $5.50, $4 seniors, $2.50 students, free for children under 5, UW students and museum members. Hours: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. daily. 206-543-5590; museum.

THE CHILDREN'S MUSEUM: Center House, lower level, Seattle Center. Presenting "Festivals of Light," a celebration of religious events from around the world with hands-on activities. Through Nov. 19, Loi Krathong (Thailand). Through Dec. 31, Ramadan. Starting Nov. 20 and through Nov. 26, Pasko (Philippines). Event hours: Mondays-Fridays, 10 a.m.-noon; weekends, 4-6 p.m. Open Mondays-Fridays, 10 a.m.-5 p.m.; weekends, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Admission: $5.50, $4 ages 13 and older. 206-441-1768;

CENTER FOR WOODEN BOATS MUSEUM: 1010 Valley St. This hands-on maritime museum features various styles of small boats, a photo gallery, marine library, sailing lessons and more. Wednesdays-Mondays, 11 a.m.-5 p.m. 206-382-2628.

EDMONDS HISTORICAL MUSEUM: 118 Fifth Ave. N., Edmonds. Admission by donation. Wednesdays-Sundays, 1-4 p.m. 425-774-0900;


EXPERIENCE MUSIC PROJECT: 325 Fifth Ave. N. The innovative music museum celebrates the creative expression of American popular music with interactive and interpretive exhibits. "Island Revolution: Jamaican Rhythm From Ska to Reggae," an exhibit that traces the development of Jamaican music. Through Jan. 6. Free with admission. Hours: Sunday-Thursday, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. (some selected areas are open later); Friday-Saturday, 10 a.m.-11 p.m. Admission: $19.95 adults; $15.95 seniors/students; $14.95 ages 7-12; ages 6 and under free. 206-770-2700;

FORT NISQUALLY LIVING HISTORY MUSEUM: 5400 N. Pearl St., Tacoma. General admission: $3 adults, $2 seniors/students, $1 children. Open daily, 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Information: 253-591-5339.

FORT STEILACOOM MUSEUM: 9601 Steilacoom Blvd. S.W., Lakewood. The fort, established in 1849, was the first official U.S. presence in Washington Territory. 253-582-3301.

GIANT SHOE MUSEUM: Pike Place Market. Ongoing exhibits include a shoe worn by the tallest man in history and the world's biggest shoe. Open daily, 9 a.m.-6 p.m. Admission is 25 cents. 206-623-2870.

GIG HARBOR PENINSULA HISTORICAL SOCIETY AND MUSEUM: 4218 Harborview Drive, Gig Harbor. See listing in Exhibitions. Free. Tuesdays-Saturdays, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. 253-858- 6722.;

HISTORIC RAILROAD DEPOT MUSEUM: 50 Rainier Blvd. N., Issaquah. The restored 1889 depot features exhibits on rail history and coal mining, a vintage caboose and other rail cars. Trolley ride: $2. Weekends, 11 a.m.-3 p.m. 425-392-3500.

LOG HOUSE MUSEUM: 3003 61st Ave. S.W. "The Spirit Returns: A Duwamish and Pioneer Story" highlights the history of the pioneers in the Alki Landing Party and the Duwamish Indians. Thursdays, noon-6 p.m.; Fridays, 10 a.m.-3 p.m.; Saturdays and Sundays, noon-3 p.m. Admission: $3; $1 for children. 206-938- 5293.

MARYMOOR MUSEUM: Clise Mansion, Marymoor Park, 6046 W. Lake Sammamish Parkway N.E., Redmond. Ongoing exhibits include "Travel Souvenirs," "The Legacy of Eastside Parks and Gardens" and "Fans and Accessories." Tuesdays-Thursdays, 11 a.m.-4 p.m.; Saturdays and Sundays, 1-5 p.m. Admission: $2; $1 children ages 6-12 and students; $5 families; members free. 425-885-3684.

MUSEUM OF FLIGHT: 9404 E. Marginal Way S. Special programs: Nov. 17, 10:30 a.m.-5 p.m. "Women Fly! Women in Aviation and Aerospace 2001," meet female pilots and authors as part of the day to acknowledge the contribution women have made to the fields of aviation and aerospace, and what challenges and opportunities lie ahead. Nov. 17-18, 11:30 a.m., 1 and 2:30 p.m. Family Fun Workshop: "Aerodynamics in Action." Ongoing exhibits: "Flight Zone," a hands-on exhibit for preschool-age children to learn about the wonder of flight. "Living on the New Frontier: The International Space Station Exhibit." Experience a space station simulation, watch presentations about what it's like to live in the station and learn more about the collaborative international effort to live in space. Through Nov. 30. Program times: 11:30 a.m., 1 and 2:30 p.m. Free with admission. 10 a.m.-5 p.m. daily; open until 9 p.m. Thursdays. Admission: $9.50; $8.50 seniors ages 65 and older; $5 ages 5-17; children under 5 free. First Thursdays free from 5-9 p.m. 206-764-5720.

MUSEUM OF HISTORY AND INDUSTRY: 2700 24th Ave. E. Ongoing exhibits include: The sesquicentennial of the settling of Seattle and King County will be marked at MOHAI with a new exhibit, "Metropolis 150." The exhibit will feature hundreds of photographs and artifacts from Seattle's past and presents. Through Dec. 2003. "It's in the P-I," a collection that showcases historic photographs from the Seattle Post-Intelligencer, 1930-1970. "As the Century Turns," a look at Seattle entering the 20th century. "Read Me a Story," children's story circle in partnership with University Book Store every Saturday and Sunday, 3 p.m. Free with admission. Museum tours daily at 2 p.m. 10 a.m.-5 p.m. daily. Admission: $5.50, $3 seniors (55+) and children ages 6-12; $1 children ages 2-5; children under 2 free. Admission free during every Seattle Seahawks home game. Reservations/information: 206-324-1126;

ODYSSEY, THE MARITIME DISCOVERY CENTER: Pier 66, 2205 Alaskan Way. Interactive exhibits such as Harvesting the Sea gallery, the Ocean Trade gallery, the Harbor Watch Station and others.

10 a.m.-5 p.m. daily. Admission: $6.50; $4 students/seniors; children under 5 free. 206-374-4000.

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WASHINGTON STATE HISTORY MUSEUM: 1911 Pacific Ave., Tacoma. Ongoing exhibits: "This Land Is Your Land: The Life and Legacy of Woody Guthrie." This national touring exhibit examining the life and work of the folk-singer/activist legend will be on display through Jan. 21, 2002. "Stuff and Junk: The Story of a Bricoleur," an exhibit of sculptures by Washington artist Harold Balazs. Through Sept. 2, 2002. "Putting People to Work: The Works Progress Administration," an exhibit of text and photographs detailing the WPA's role in Washington during the 1930s. Through Feb. 10, 2002. The History Lab learning center features hands-on educational activities about the Pacific Northwest. Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Fridays, 10 a.m.-4 p.m.; Thursdays, 10 a.m.-8 p.m. (free from 5-8 p.m.), Saturdays, 10 a.m.-5 p.m.; and Sundays, noon-5 p.m. Admission: $7 adults; $6.25 seniors; $5 students 6-18 and active military; $4 youths 6-12; free for children 5 and younger; $20 families; free Thursdays 5-8 p.m. 888-238-4373;;

WING LUKE ASIAN MUSEUM: 407 Seventh Ave. S. Special events: Nov. 17, 1 p.m. Join, watch or help community members add panels to the national Names Project quilt. Free with admission. Ongoing: "From Awareness to Healing: AIDS and the Asian Pacific American Community," an exhibit featuring stories about people who died from AIDS-related causes, testimonials from people living with HIV, portions of the national AIDS Memorial Quilt and more. Through Jan. 6. Ongoing: "If Tired Hands Could Talk," contributions of local garment workers. Through Jan. 26. Admission: $4; $3 seniors/students; $2 children 5-12; free first Thursday of the month. Hours: Tuesday-Friday, 11 a.m.-4:30 p.m.; Saturday and Sunday, noon-4 p.m. 206-623-5124;

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  4. Music is the most important part of any outdoor party. ...
  5. Keep kids hydrated. ...
  6. Make snack time part of the fun.
Mar 20, 2018

How do you celebrate families? ›

Here are family bonding activities to celebrate your family and strengthen your connections—both with one another and with the world around you:
  1. Start a Family Recipe Book. ...
  2. Climb Your Family Tree. ...
  3. Go Screen Free. ...
  4. Adopt Another Family. ...
  5. Honor Members Separately.

What are examples of important life events? ›

Important life events
  • Starting work. Starting work for the first time is one of the most exciting things in life...
  • Changing jobs. ...
  • Changing address. ...
  • Marriage and civil partnership. ...
  • Getting separated or divorced. ...
  • Arrival of children. ...
  • Onset of serious illness or disability. ...
  • Death of a pension scheme member.

What is the importance of family occasions? ›

People create and maintain family traditions because they bring meaning to celebrations and foster special bonds. More importantly, traditions create positive experiences and memories for everyone by nurturing a family's connection and giving them a sense of belonging.

What do you call a family event? ›

Noun. Gathering of a family. family reunion. family gathering.


1. Launch Entertainment Park | New Arcade and Family Entertainment Center in Orlando Florida
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(the Mighty McClures)
3. Ruby and Bonnie Entertainment for kids at the hotel
4. Luna & Ina - Indoor and outdoor activities | Entertainment playground for little kids
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(The McCartys)
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