Weekend fun: ‘Les Mis,’ magic, science, Legos

Watch the game: The Seahawks face the Saints on Saturday at 1:35 p.m. If you don’t have tickets to the game, you can catch it on Fox, Channel 13. You can also see it on the big screen. Everett Historic Theatre will show the game and serve a catered lunch. Admission is $12 and includes the meal. Doors open at 12:30 p.m. You need to RSVP by 5 p.m. Friday. Call 425-258-6766. Get more info here.

Theater: See the musical “Les Miserables,” which opens this weekend at the Everett Performing Arts Center. Some tickets are still available for the Saturday shows at 2 and 8 p.m. and the Sunday shows at 2 and 7 p.m. Read more about it in our story here.

For kids: The kids’ book “We’re Going on a Bear Hunt” comes to the stage at 2 p.m. Saturday at the Everett Civic Auditorium. The show is recommended for ages Pre-K to third grade. Get more info and tickets here.

Now you see him: Magician Louie Foxx combines his bag of magic tricks with comedy from 1 to 2 p.m. Saturday at the Everett Public Library. He holds two Guinness Book of World Records titles for most bounces of a soap bubble on his finger. Foxx’s show is free fun for the whole family at the library, 2702 Hoyt Ave., Everett. Call 425-257-8000.

Eye to Eye: The Mill Creek library’s Second Saturday Science program is all about the sense of sight. Kids ages 3 to 5 will try out magnifying glasses, kaleidoscopes and binoculars to learn about all about eyes and even how your eyes play tricks on you. The free program takes place at 9:30 Saturday. Call the library at 425-337-4822. The Mill Creek Library is at 15429 Bothell-Everett Highway.

Let’s go: Is there a Lego kid in your family? Kids ages 5 to 12 can join the Lego Club from 12:30 to 1:30 p.m. Saturday at the Sultan Library. Kids can work on their own projects or construct things with others. The library is at 319 Main St., Suite 100. Call 360-793-1695 for more information.

Hoops: A free throw contest is from 2:30 to 5 p.m. Friday at Mattie Hall, the gymnasium for Immaculate Conception/Our Lady of Perpetual Help School, 2508 Hoyt Ave, Everett. Boys and girls ages 10 through 14 are eligible to compete. Winners of the local competition will be eligible to compete at the regional competition. Contestants will compete in age and gender groups.

Western bluebirds: Learn about the reintroduction of the western bluebird at an Audubon event at 7 p.m. on Friday. Gary Slater will speak about the effort in Everett. Get more info here.

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