“Minecraft: The Exhibition” at the Museum of Pop Culture in Seattle reopens Sept. 18. (MoPop)

“Minecraft: The Exhibition” at the Museum of Pop Culture in Seattle reopens Sept. 18. (MoPop)

Family and kid-friendly events around Snohomish County

The listings include zoos, aquariums, museums, ice-skating rinks, shows and special walks.

Events listed here are contingent on whether each jurisdiction is approved to enter the corresponding phase of the governor’s four-phase reopening plan. Events may be canceled or postponed. Check with each venue for the latest information.

Pink Floyd Laser Show: See the smash hit laser and light show choreographed to the soundtrack of Pink Floyd at 7:30 p.m. Oct. 10 at the Historic Everett Theatre, 2911 Colby Ave., Everett. Tickets are $30. More at www.yourhet.org.

Michael Grandinetti Magic: A magician for 20 years, Michael Grandinetti will perform a show Nov. 6 at the Historic Everett Theatre, 2911 Colby Ave., Everett. He has had starring roles on NBC’s “The World’s Most Dangerous Magic II”, The CW’s “Masters of Illusion”, and POP’s “Don’t Blink.” Tickets are $40-$45. Call 425-258-6766. More at www.yourhistoriceveretttheatre.org.

“The Adventures of Prince Achmed”: Musicians Miles & Karina perform their original score for the oldest existing animated feature film 10 a.m. Nov. 17 at the Edmonds Center for the Arts, 410 Fourth Ave. N., Edmonds. Made in 1926, “The Adventures of Prince Achmed,” tells the story of a sorcerer who tricks a prince into mounting a flying horse and sends him on a flight to his death. But the prince foils the magician’s plan and soars headlong into a series of wondrous adventures. Tickets are $10. More at www.edmondscenterforthearts.org.

ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT

Schack Art Center: 2921 Hoyt Ave., Everett; 425-259-5050. The next Teen Night is from 6 to 8 p.m. Oct. 15. Or sign up for Schack classes, which include drawing, printmaking, basketry, jewelry and metalsmithing, encaustic painting, fused glass and blown glass. Go to www.schack.org to learn more.

Imagine Children’s Musesum: The museum is offering virtual sessions via Zoom until it can reopen in Phase 3. Preschool Explorers from 11 a.m. to noon for ages 3 and 4, and Toddler Time from 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. for 15 to 36 months Oct. 1, 8, 15 and 22. Registration is required. More at www.imaginecm.org or 425-258-1006.

Museum of Pop Culture: The museum (formerly EMP) at the Seattle Center, 325 Fifth Ave. N., has exhibits about science fiction and fantasy, Jimi Hendrix, Nirvana, “Star Trek,” indie games, horror films and more. The newest exhibits are “Body of Work: Tattoo Culture” and “Minecraft: The Exhibition.” Open 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. More at www.mopop.org.

MOHAI: The Museum of History & Industry is at 860 Terry Ave., at the south end of Lake Union, Seattle. “MOHAI at Home” features online events through Dec. 12. More at www.mohai.org.

Hibulb Cultural Center: The interactive displays introduce you to the legacy of the Tulalip people by giving you a historic perspective of the bands that make up the Tulalip Tribes. These stories are told in Lushootseed and English. In the main gallery through October is “The Power of Words: A History of Tulalip Literacy,” an exhibit featuring the works of seven Tulalip authors and the original Point Elliott Treaty of 1855, on loan from the National Archives in Washington, D.C. Hours are 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday through Friday; noon to 5 p.m. Saturday and Sunday. Free first Thursdays until 8 p.m.; 6410 23rd Ave. NE, Tulalip; 360-716-2635; www.hibulbculturalcenter.org.

ZOOS & AQUARIUMS

Outback Kangaroo Farm: 10030 Highway 530, east of Arlington. Take a tour of the farm to see kangaroos, alpacas, flying squirrels, peacocks, wallaroos and more. Call 360-403-7474. More at www.outbackkangaroofarm.com.

The Reptile Zoo: The zoo is at 22715 U.S. 2, east of Monroe. Get hands-on with lizards, snakes, an albino alligator and other reptiles. More information at www. thereptilezoo.org.

Seattle Aquarium: The aquarium has welcomed back two giant Pacific octopi to its exhibits. Meet a 35-pound male octopus named Kraken and a 12-pound female octopus named Ink Jet. The aquarium at 1483 Alaskan Way, Pier 59, Seattle, is back open with timed ticketing and limited attendance, which means you’ll get up close to the animals and not other visitors. More at www.seattleaquarium.org.

Woodland Park Zoo: The zoo is at 5500 Phinney Ave. N., Seattle. Enter through west entrance on Phinney Avenue N. Timed-ticket entry required. Advanced purchase highly recommended. Admission is adults (13-64) $15.50; child (3-12) $10.50; toddler (0-2) free. Parking is $6. Call 206-548-2500. More at www.zoo.org.

GO SEE DO

High Trek Adventures: Ride an aerial ropes course and zip lines at Paine Field Community Park, 11928 Beverly Park Road, Everett. There are three levels of difficulty, with 60 different obstacles. The longest zip line travels 250 feet. It’s for ages 4 and up. More at www.hightrekeverett.com.

Summit Everett: The climbing gym at 2820 Rucker Ave. features top rope climbing, auto belay and bouldering. It’s open 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. Monday through Friday, 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. Saturday and 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Sunday. More at www.summiteverett.com.

Paine Field: The Snohomish County Airport is home to several aviation attractions, including the Future of Flight Aviation Center & Boeing Tour, Flying Heritage & Combat Armor Museum, Historic Flight Foundation and the Museum of Flight Restoration Center. Find information at www.painefield.com/9/Visiting.

Northwest Stream Center: Want to see trout and crawfish? How about strolling in solitude on an elevated nature trail above a deep forest floor and surrounding wetlands next to a salmon stream? Visit the Northwest Stream Center in McCollum Park, 600 128th St. SE, Everett. Hours are 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Thursday through Sunday. Last admission is at 3 p.m. Tickets are $5 students, $7 adults and $6 seniors. Free to members and children 4 and younger. Call 425-316-8592 or go to www.streamkeeper.org.

FAST & COOL

Everett Community Ice Rink: Skate on an NHL regulation ice sheet. Cheap skate times are 6 to 7:15 p.m. Monday, Thursday and Sunday, and open to skaters of all skill levels and interests. Group rates and punch cards available. Military discount is $1 off admission price. The ice rink is adjacent to the main Angel of the Winds Arena, 2000 Hewitt Ave., Suite 200, Everett. Call 425-322-2653 or go to www.angelofthewindsarena.com.

Lynnwood Ice Center: Public ice skating sessions are offered at various times seven days a week at the ice skating rink, 19803 68th Ave. W., Lynnwood. Call 425-640-9999. More at lynnwoodicecenter.com.

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