Monday, October 13, 2008

Tacoma Kids Weekly: Week of October 13, 2008

Recommended activity: It's salmon spawning time! Head out to the Cedar River this weekend to see them heading up river and learn more about their life cycle from volunteers on site to answer questions. See Saturday for more information.

Thursday, October 16, 2008
Head down south to the Olympia Family Theater for the Thrifty Thursday showing of The BFG. They did such a great job last year on James and the Giant Peach that I can't wait to see how they are going to portray everything in the book. The show starts at 7pm. Tickets go on sale just after 6pm and are first come, first serve for $5 each.

It's time for the Third Thursday Artwalk in Tacoma. Quite a few galleries and museums will be open free tonight. Tacoma Art Museum is free all day. Washington State History Museum is free in the evening, as is the Museum of Glass. Check out the website for a list of participating venues.

Friday, October 17, 2008
Kidsquest Children's Museum is free tonight from 5pm and 8pm.

The Willard Geer Planetarium at the Bellevue Community College is offering a tour of the solar system tonight. Shows are for ages 6 and up and take place at 6pm, 7pm, and 8pm. Tickets are $3.25.

Saturday, October 18, 2008
Lakewood Parks and Rec is having a trucks and tractor day at Ft. Steilacoom Park from 9am to 12pm. For $5, kids get to climb through the trucks and tractors, receive a hard hat, get a hay ride, and decorate a pumpkin.

Wing Luke Asian Museum in Seattle is free today. Their hours are 10am to 8pm.

See the salmon on their journey up the Cedar River in Renton. Volunteers will be available at four different sites to answer questions from 11am to 4pm. Follow the link for more information and directions to the sites. It is suggested that groups carpool due to limited parking.

Sunday, October 19, 2008
Volunteers will be available to answer questions as you view spawning salmon on the Cedar River. See Saturday for more details.

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