Family and kid-friendly events around Snohomish County

AquaSox Opening Day: The hometown minor league baseball team faces the Salem-Keizer Volcanoes at an evening gameJune 21, followed by fireworks, Funko Field at Everett Memorial Stadium, 3802 Broadway, Everett. Call 425-258-3673 or goto www.aquasox.com.

Puppet Show: Black Lab Gallery, 1618 Hewitt Ave., Everett, is hosting a puppet show from 7:30 to 9 p.m. June 24. Jawbone Puppet Theater is presenting “Wise Crown, Stupid Machines & Toy Dinosaurs: Memoirs of a Bohemian Puppet Family,” a peak into the real life joys and struggles of an itinerant puppet family. Tickets $8. No one is turned away for lack of funds. More at tinyurl.com/blacklabpuppets.

Science of Bubbleology: Experiment with different ways to make bubbles from 2 to 3 p.m. June 29 at the main Everett Public Library, 2702 Hoyt Ave., Everett. Use a pulley system to build a bubble wall. Create a bubble paint masterpiece to take home. Recommended for ages 5 to 12. Call 425-257-8030 to register.

Darrington Timberbowl Rodeo: Shows at 6 p.m. June 29 and 2 p.m. June 30, 42109 Highway 530, Darrington. Bronc riding, bull riding, barrel racing and more. More at www.darringtonrodeogrounds.com.

Twin City Idlers Show & Shine: June 30 in downtown Stanwood. The cruise on Main Street is scheduled for 7 to 9 p.m. Trophies will be awarded for best lights, wheels, tires and engine. Call 360-387-3663 or go to www.twincityidlers.org.

Experience virtual reality: Interactive virtual reality demonstrations will be held at the Everett Public Library, at 2702 Hoyt Ave., Wednesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays in June. Free. Try out a 15-minute session on either an Oculus Rift or Oculus Go headset from 2 to 4 p.m. Wednesdays, noon to 2 p.m. Thursdays and 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturdays. Available on a first-come, first-served basis. You must be at least 13 years of age. Children must have a signed parental consent form. Call 425-257-8000 or visit www.epls.org/VR for more information.

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.

ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT

Schack Art Center: 2921 Hoyt Ave., Everett; 425-259-5050. Schack classes 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: Hands-on exhibits for kids 1-12, plus a water-play area and a rooftop playground. Hours are 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesdays and Wednesdays, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays and 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sundays. Each third Friday of the month are free admission nights. Play indoors from 5:30 to 9 p.m. at no cost. 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. 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. See “Seattle Style: Fashion/Function” through Oct. 14. The exhibit, focused on what Seattleites wear, reveals the city’s sartorial spirit — past and present. 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. Hours are 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday through Friday; noon to 5 p.m. weekends. 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: 1483 Alaskan Way, Pier 59, Seattle. Pride Community Day is June 30. Come celebrate lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer pride at the aquarium. Meet LGBTQ+ community partners, learn about queer ocean relationships and enjoy drag story time with SHE. More at www.seattleaquarium.org.

Woodland Park Zoo: Meet Hasani, the baby giraffe born on May 2. Hasani (hah-SAW-nee), which means “handsome” in Swahili, was the name of the baby’s paternal grandfather. Admission is $14.95 for teens and adults, $11.95 for children and free for toddlers. The zoo is at 5500 Phinney Ave. N., Seattle. Enter through west entrance on Phinney Avenue N. Parking $6. Call 206-548-2500. More at www.zoo.org.

FAST & COOL

Angel of the Winds 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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