Family fun calendar

  • Wed Apr 9th, 2014 6:05pm
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“Godspell”: Village Theatre KidStage presents the musical “Godspell” through April 19, Second Stage, 2710 Wetmore Ave., Everett. For tickets, call 425-257-8600. The updated, upbeat retelling of the gospel of Matthew has a new score by Stephen Schwartz, as well as all the old favorite songs.

“Splat the Cat”: The Village Theatre Pied Piper series presents the musical at 2 p.m. May 4 at the Everett Civic Auditorium, 2415 Colby Ave., with a special sensory friendly performance at 4 p.m. that day sponsored by the Nysether Family Foundation. For tickets, call 425-257-8600.

“Disney’s The Little Mermaid Jr.”: The Whidbey Children’s Theater features island children in the fifth through 10th grades; 7:30 p.m. April 18, 19, 25 and 26 and 2 p.m. April 20 and 27; Whidbey Children’s Theater, 723 Camano Ave. Langley, next to Langley Middle School. Tickets are $15 for adults, $12 for seniors and $8 for students. For tickets go to or call 360-221-8707.

“Snow White”: Studio East and StoryBook Theater present the fairy tale for families with children ages 3 to 10; 11 a.m. and 1 p.m. May 11, PUD auditorium, 2320 Calif. St. Tickets are $10 for all but infants and can be purchased at

Sesame Street Live: The show “Make a New Friend” is 10:30 a.m. and 7 p.m. May 2; 10:30 a.m. and 2 p.m. May 3; and 1 and 4:30 p.m. May 4 at Comcast Arena, Hewitt and Broadway, Everett. Tickets, $16 and $23 are on sale at Comcast Arena’s box office, online at or by phone at 866-332-8499.


Recess Monkey: Edmonds Center for the Arts launches its new Family Series with a performance by Seattle-based “Kindie” rockers Recess Monkey at 11 a.m. April 12, at the center, 410 Fourth Ave. N., Edmonds. Kids get a surprise gift. Tickets are $5. Call 425-275-9595 or go to

Tim Noah Thumbnail Theater: The Cyndi Soup Show, including puppet pals Gus Puppy and Rustle Crow, offers lots of music, sing-alongs and stories, 10 a.m. April 25 and 26. Tickets are $5 at the door or online at Doors open 30 minutes before showtime. This performance is 50 minutes. Call 360-568-9412 to reserve space for groups of 10 or more. Open microphone for all ages beginning at 7:30 p.m. Fridays. Performer sign-up begins at 6:30 p.m. Suggested donation of $3 performers, $5 audience. Tim Noah Thumbnail Theater, 1211 Fourth St., Snohomish; 360-568-9412;


Vintage Fashion Exhibit: The Stanwood Area Historical Society holds its annual spring tea at 1 p.m. April 26, Floyd Norgaard Center, 27130 102nd Ave., Stanwood. Penny Buse plans to talk about “Remarkable Women of the Past.” Dress up, wear your favorite hat and enjoy tea and the museum’s extensive collection of women’s fashion. Tickets are $15 each and reservations are required. Call 360-629-6110. More information is at

Early Egg Hunt: 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. April 12, for toddlers through fifth-graders, First Baptist Church, 1616 Pacific Ave., Everett. For more information, call 425-259-9166.

Easter Egg Fun Run: Snohomish Boys &Girls Club and Bottega Fitness offer a 1K fun run on April 12. The first group runs at 9 a.m. and another 30 minutes later. Kids pick up an Easter egg at each check point. Ages 4 to 17. To register for a time, call 360-568-7760. Cost is $15 and includes a T-shirt.

Flashlight Egg Hunt: 7 to 8 p.m. April 11, Heatherwood Middle School gym, 1419 Trillium Blvd., Mill Creek. Sponsored by Mill Creek Parks and Rec for young teens. Participants must bring a parent- signed waiver, which can be picked up at City Hall, printed from or available at the event. Bring a flashlight and bag for goodies.

“Introduction to Gardening for Kids”: Edmonds Floretum Garden Club hosts a workshop for children from 10 a.m. to noon April 19, Frances Anderson Center, 700 Main St., Edmonds. Kids will learn about planting seeds and garden basics. Everyone gets to plant something to take home. Also sponsored by the Edmonds Parks and Recreation Department and Farmer Frog. Register by calling 425-774-4991.

Everett Eagles skating exhibition: Roller Figure Skating, 4:30 p.m. April 24, Everett Skate Deck, 9700 19th Ave. SE, Everett.

Tree planting: The city of Arlington has a community tree planting and nature event set for April 12 at the Country Charm Park and Conservation Area, 604 E Gilman St. Sponsors include Sound Salmon Solutions, the Stillaguamish Tribe and the Arlington Arts Council. A 9 a.m. bird walk will be hosted by Pilchuck Audubon. Nature activity booths open at 10 a.m. Meet with Scoopy Doo, the ecology dog. Learn how to make body oil from native trees. Help plant evergreen trees. A special memorial tree for the victims of the Oso landslide, as well as Oso Berry bushes will be planted. For information, call 360-403-3448.


Imagine Children’s Museum: 1502 Wall St., Everett; phone 425-258-1006; 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 the museum’s Free Friday Night Live. Play indoors with the kids from 5:30 to 9 p.m. at no cost; Check online for spring break camps.

“Dinosaurs: A Journey Through Time”: Explore the Mesozoic Era (248 million to 65 million years ago) through eight robotic dinosaurs that move and roar. Pacific Science Center, 200 Second Ave. N., Seattle; Admission is $18 general, $16 seniors, $13 for kids 6 to 15, $10 for children 3 to 5.

Western Heritage Center: An interactive museum of mining, logging, agriculture, transportation, construction and wildlife. Open 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Wednesdays through Saturdays and noon to 5 p.m. Sunday on the east side of the Evergreen State Fairgrounds, 14405 179th Ave. SE, Monroe. Call 425-232-3493 for more information.

Tickets on sale

Stars on Ice 2014 Tour: 4 p.m. May 18, KeyArena, Seattle Center. Tickets start at $25 and are available at, the KeyArena box office, Ticketmaster outlets and by phone at 1-800-745-3000.


Snohomish County Children’s Choir: Open to all kids of all ages, the choir is enrolling new members. More information is available at Rehearsals are weekly at the Everett Music Hall in the Everett Mall.

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