Events for families in Snohomish County and beyond

  • Fri Jul 15th, 2016 3:25pm
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On the water: Edmonds Waterfront Festival is 3 to 10 p.m. June 3, 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. June 4, 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. June 5, at Port of Edmonds Marina; children’s activities, music, beer garden, classic yacht show; $3 admission, 12 and younger free;

Cops &Kids: Kids can meet members of the Lynnwood Police Department and see the police vehicles and equipment from 10 a.m. to noon June 4 at the Terraces at Alderwood Mall in Lynnwood.

Touch-A-Truck: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. June 4 at Monroe Christian School, 1009 W. Main St., Monroe; construction, police and other vehicles plus face-painting, pony rides and more; horn-free hour from 10 to 11 a.m. for kids with special needs; $5, kids under 2 free,

Zoom!: Mini Hydroplane Races are noon to 6 p.m., June 4 at Thornton A. Sullivan Park, 11405 W. Silver Lake Road, Everett. Free to watch;

Fish: A kids’ fishing derby is 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. June 11, Cama Beach State Park, 1880 SW Camano Drive; for kids 15 and younger. No fishing license or Discover Pass required this day; 360-387-9361;

Pugs: Seattle Pug Rescue’s Pug Gala is 11 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. June 11 at the Evergreen Fairgrounds, 14405 179th Ave. SE, Monroe. Includes a parade of rescued pugs, raffles, pug talent show and agility; $5 to $10, free for children 6 and younger; dogs get in free, but only pugs and pug mixes permitted;

Book club: A book discussion group for girls in grades six to nine accompanied by a female adult is at 2 p.m. June 11 at the Mill Creek Library, 15429 Bothell Everett Highway; The group is held monthly. This month the book is “I Was Here” by Gayle Forman.

Stop motion: Kids ages 12 and older can make their own stop motion movie using iPads and Legos from 2:30 to 4:30 p.m. June 11 at the Lake Stevens Library, 1804 Main St. Registration required,

Mini-golf: Kids ages 9 to 13 can participate in mini golf from 7 to 8 p.m. June 11 at the Snohomish Library, 311 Maple Ave. Registration required,

Storytime in the garden: Hear the book “The Curious Garden” and make pounded flower bookmarks or paint a rock marker for your own garden at 11 a.m. June 11 in the garden at the Arlington Library, 135 N. Washington Ave.. For pre-school and school-aged kids; ;

Marysville Strawberry Festival: Most activities are June 11 to 19, at various sites around Marysville; activity costs vary, festival admission free; 360-659-7664;

Kids Day: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., June 11, Asbery Field

Berry Run: 9 a.m., June 12, Tulalip Amphitheatre, 10200 Quil Ceda Blvd., Tulalip

Strawberry Festival Royalty Scholarship Fund Fashion Show: Noon to 1:30 p.m., June 14, Marysville Opera House, 1225 Third St.; $25

Talent show: 6:30 p.m. June 14, Marysville Pilchuck High School Auditorium, 5611 108th St. NE; $4 pre-sale tickets, 360-653-6584; $5 at door, children 7 and younger free

Carnival: 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. June 16-18; 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. June 19; Marysville Middle School

Market: June 17 to 19, Asbery Field

Strawberry Shortcake Eating Contest: 1 to 3 p.m., June 18, Asbery Field

Car show: 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. June 18, Asbery Field

Kid parade: 6 p.m. June 18

Grand parade: 7:45 p.m. June 18, fireworks show immediately follows

Bike donations: Sharing Wheels Community Bike Shop, 2531 Broadway, Everett, is asking for donations of kids bikes for its Kid’s Bike Swap from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. June 12. Bikes with 20 inch and 24 inch wheels are especially needed. Donations earn credit for a larger bicycle;

Camp Casey: Explore what was once Washington’s fourth-largest military post during an open house from noon to 4 p.m. on June 17. Visitors can take guided tours of historic buildings and take a look at the Sea Lab that is on site. Free admission to outdoor pool and free snacks. There also will be tour of Fort Casey State Park and Admiralty Head Lighthouse, which is adjacent to Camp Casey; 866-661-6604;


Music Musical storytime, Soundbridge Seattle Symphony Music Discovery Center, 200 University St. Kids explore classic musical stories through games, song and dance in this 30-minute class, 10:30 a.m. Fridays. From 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., children can see, touch and play real instruments. Suggested donation is $10;


Schack Art Center: 2921 Hoyt Ave., Everett; 425-259-5050. Go to to learn about classes for kids and teens.

Imagine Children’s Museum: 1502 Wall St., Everett. Hours are 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesdays and Wednesdays, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays and 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sundays. Each third Friday of the month is Free Friday Night Live. Play indoors from 5:30 to 9 p.m. at no cost. More at or 425-258-1006.

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