Family fun calendar


Island County

“The Little Prince”: Whidbey Children’s Theatre is presenting this story of love about a weary Aviator whose plane crashes and strands her in the Sahara Desert where she meets a little prince from a far-away planet and the two become friends and explore the galaxy together; opens 7:30 p.m. April 26 and runs for two weekends through May 5 at Whidbey Children’s Theatre, 222 Anthes Ave., Langley. Tickets are $12 for adults, $10 for seniors and $8 for students. Call 360-221-2282 or in person at the box office.


“Adventures with Spot”: Spot’s love of his family is seen at a level all youngsters can relate to; based on Eric Hill’s picture books, Spot and his friends come to life through kindness; through May 5, Seattle Children’s Theatre, 201 Thomas St., Seattle; Tickets are $29 and $36. Call 206-441.3322 or visit Discounts for groups of 10 or more are available by calling the Group Sales Office at 206- 859.4054. For ages 2 through 7.


Snohomish County

Snow Glow 3D: The electronic dance music concert scheduled for 7 p.m. Saturday at Comcast Arena has been canceled.


Seattle Center Cherry Blossom &Japanese Cultural Festival: The cultural roots and contemporary influences of Japan is seen through live performances, visual arts, kids activities, foods and games; 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., April 26 to 28, Seattle Center, 305 Harrison St., Seattle. For more information go to or call 206-684-7200.

Skagit County

Skagit Valley Tulip Festival: The festival continues this weekend at such farms as Schuh Farms, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., 15565 Highway 536; Mount Vernon; in the heart of the tulips, the farm has a 100-year-old barn, seasonal treasures at “garage sale” prices, a kids’ playground; fresh field tulips for sale of unusual varieties, a latte stand, hard ice cream and milkshakes. For more info call 360-424-6982 or go to

Island County

Whidbey Island Celebrates Earth and Ocean Month: This celebration goes through April with two art exhibitions, the documentary film “Chasing Ice” April 27. Many events are in Langley. A complete schedule of events is at


Weekend Activities @ the Burke: Because Coast Salish Art and artists are being featured through the month, every weekend in April guests can participate in art activities at the Burke Museum, such as viewing Coast Salish artwork and trying out a large weaving loom and taking guided exhibit tours; 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays in April, the Burke Museum, on the University of Washington campus, at the corner of NE 45th St. and 17th Ave. NE. Admission: $10 general, $8 senior, $7.50 student/ youth. Admission is free to children four and under, Burke members, UW students, faculty, and staff. Call 206-543-5590 or visit

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