Edmonds Center for the Arts’ We Speak Festival on Dec. 3 features the talents of (top) Jennifer Pena, Shane Koyczan, Jericho Brown, (center) Andrea Gibson and (bottom) Kealoha, Robin Sanders and PJ Sorem.

Edmonds Center for the Arts’ We Speak Festival on Dec. 3 features the talents of (top) Jennifer Pena, Shane Koyczan, Jericho Brown, (center) Andrea Gibson and (bottom) Kealoha, Robin Sanders and PJ Sorem.

Family and kid-friendly events around Snohomish County

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

We Speak Festival: The Edmonds Center for the Arts presents the first-ever virtual celebration of spoken word poetry and storytelling — 7:30 to 9 p.m. Dec. 3 via Livestream. Featuring the talents of Jericho Brown, Andrea Gibson, Kealoha, Shane Koyczan and Robin Sanders, as well as the winners of the We Speak Youth Poetry Slam Competition. Tickets, which are pay what you can, are $5-$45. You will receive a Livestream link via email 24 hours prior to the event. More at www.edmondscenterforthearts.org.

Trees of Christmas: The Everett Bible Baptist Church, 805 W. Casino Road, Everett, is hosting a free drive-thru event where families will read the Christmas story and see it expressed through decorated Christmas trees. Trees of Christmas is scheduled for 6 to 8 p.m. Dec. 3-6. Enjoy this event from the comfort of your own vehicles as you drive through the church’s lot. Tune your car radio to 93.5 FM for Christmas music on the tour. Each vehicle will receive goodie bags with activities and treats for the family. Call 425-353-6200 or go to www.everettbbc.com.

Kidstock! with Ben Hunter and Joe Seamons: The Edmonds Center for the Arts presents the free show “Kidstock! @ Home with Ben Hunter and Joe Seamons” at 10:30 a.m. Jan. 2 via Livestream. Hunter and Seamons bounce from fiddle and banjo breakdowns to a cappella field hollers, early jazz to gospel songs featuring Piedmont guitar style and rattlin’ bones. Registration required. You will receive an email with a Livestream link 24 hours before the show. More at www.edmondscenterforthearts.org.

ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT

Schack Art Center: 2921 Hoyt Ave., Everett; 425-259-5050. The next Teen Night is Dec. 17. 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 Museum: 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 Dec. 3, 10 and 17. Registration is required. More at www.imaginecm.org or 425-258-1006.

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: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday through Friday; noon to 5 p.m. Saturday and Sunday; 6410 23rd Ave. NE, Tulalip; 360-716-2600; www.hibulbculturalcenter.org. 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.

Email event information for this calendar with the subject “Family fun” to features@heraldnet.com.

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