The Edmonds Center for the Arts presents the free show “Kidstock! @ Home with Ben Hunter and Joe Seamons” Jan. 2 via Livestream. (YouTube)

Family and kid-friendly events around Snohomish County

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

Christmas Lights Map: Brandi Smith of Arlington has curated a Snohomish County map of Christmas lights and decorations. She is sharing the Google map on Facebook via a Christmas Lights Map event scheduled through Dec. 31. The map features where to drive by to see residential decorations, large and small, plus some holiday events. Most of the addresses pinpointed on the map are in Arlington, Marysville, Lake Stevens, Snohomish and Everett. More than 620 addresses are pinpointed on the map. Check out the Facebook event at fb.me/e/e7yHXKJsb.

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 Jan. 7, 14, 21 and 28. 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 Jan. 29. 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.

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.wildlifeparkarlingtonwa.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.

Woodland Park Zoo: The zoo is at 5500 Phinney Ave. N., Seattle. Enter through west entrance on Phinney Avenue N. Timed-ticket entry required. Advance 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.

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