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. May 1 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.
Creole for Kids: Terrance Simien & The Zydeco Experience present Creole for Kids at noon Aug. 7 at the Edmonds Center for the Arts, 410 Fourth Ave. N., Edmonds. Together they put on a performance that shares the history and evolution of blues, R&B and jazz from Louisiana, known as zydeco. Tickets are $10. Call 425-275-9595 or go to www.edmondscenterforthearts.org.
ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT
Schack Art Center: 2921 Hoyt Ave., Everett; 425-259-5050. The next Teen Night is April 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 Museum: The museum will wait until June 1 to reopen. In the meantime, it’s offering virtual sessions via Zoom. A Girl Scouts Badge Workshop is 4 to 5 p.m. April 16. Toddler Time is 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. and Preschool Explorers is 11 a.m. to noon on April 29, May 6, 13 and 20. 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. Capacity is limited for safety. More at www.mopop.org.
MOHAI: The Museum of History & Industry is at 860 Terry Ave., at the south end of Lake Union, Seattle. Through July 5, “Stand Up Seattle: The Democracy Project” will be on display. Following an election year like no other, the exhibition explores the power of self-government, engaging visitors in experiences that encourage them to take action now to create the change they want to see. Also: “MOHAI at Home” features online events through June 19. More at www.mohai.org.
Museum of Northwest Art: Noon to 4 p.m. Thursday through Sunday; 121 S. First Street, La Conner; 360-466-4446; www.monamuseum.org. MoNA is hosting “Color Theory Using Acrylic Paints” with Laura Parker from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. April 24 via Zoom. Cost is $20. Recommended for ages 13 and older.
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.
Pasado’s Safe Haven: The Sultan-based sanctuary is home to more than 200 animals — most of which were rescued as victims of cruelty or neglect — including dogs, cats, pigs, goats, sheep, cows, donkeys, llamas, alpacas, ducks and chickens. Limited tours available at the 85-acre Pasado’s Safe Haven, PO Box 171, Sultan, WA 98294. Call 360-793-9393 or go to www.pasadosafehaven.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. 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.
GO SEE DO
Swamp Lantern Festival: The Northwest Stream Center’s festival, running through April 30, celebrates the coming of spring outdoors. There will be an expanse of the Pacific Northwest’s first spring flowers, including skunk cabbage (also known as swamp lantern), mock orange nicco and Indian plum. Admission is $7 for adults over 18, $6 for seniors, $5 for students and $3 for EBT cardholders. Children younger than 5 and Adopt a Stream Foundation members have free entry. The center is open 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesdays through Sundays. Reservations are required. 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. Limited capacity due to COVID-19, skate by reservation only. 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. Limited capacity due to COVID-19, skate by reservation only. Call 425-640-9999. More at lynnwoodicecenter.com.
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