Boys &Girls Club: Gymnastics and dance classes for kids and families include gymnastics 1 through 3, preschool creative movements, children’s dance 1. For information, call 425-334-7766 or 425-397-3964.
City of Lynnwood: The city of Lynnwood Parks, Recreation and Cultural Arts Department offers classes for youth and families. Discounts are offered to residents of Lynnwood. For information and registration, call the Lynnwood Recreation Center, 425-771-4030: n Night Waves, grades 7 to 12, 9:15 to 11:15 p.m. second and fourth Saturdays, $3.
Everett Public Library: All children’s events are free and held at the library locations, unless otherwise marked. Some classes require registration. Main branch, 2702 Hoyt Ave., Everett, 425-257-8030; Evergreen branch, 9512 Evergreen Way, Everett, 425-257-8250. n Kids’ crafts program: Make a magic wand or scepter, for school-age kids who have completed kindergarten or older. 2 p.m. Aug. 2 at main library, 2 p.m. Aug. 4 at Evergreen branch. Registration required. n Play group for parents and children, a drop-in play group, 10 a.m. to noon Fridays, Evergreen. n 2- to 3-year-olds story time, 10:30 a.m. Tuesdays, through Aug. 9, main. n Puppet show, “Tall Tales of Paul Bunyan,” Snapdragon Puppet Theater, 2 p.m. Aug. 10. n 3- to 6-year-olds story time, 10:30 a.m. Thursdays, through Aug. 11, main. n Family story time, 10:30 a.m. Thursdays, through Aug. 11, all ages, Evergreen. n Puppet shows, 2 p.m. Wednesdays, Evergreen, Aug. 10, main. n Baby story times, 23 months and younger, 10:30 a.m. Aug. 8, 15, main. n Kids’ games and ice cream party, 2 p.m. Aug. 9, Evergreen, registration required. n Puppet show, stories and crafts at Jetty Island, 11:30 a.m., 12:30 and 2:25 p.m. Aug. 17.
Forest Park Animal Farm: A variety of animal-related programs, including barnyard birthday parties, a bunny bank, minicamps and volunteer activities, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. daily through summer. Forest Park, 802 Mukilteo Blvd., Everett; 425-257-8300.
Jetty Island Days: The annual event features environmental discoveries, special group tours, campfire programs, nature walks, children’s crafts, interpretive hut and puppet show, 10 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Wednesdays through Saturdays, 11 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Sundays, through Sept. 4. Shuttle to and from the island departs approximately every half-hour from 10th Street boat launch; 425-257-8300.
Rotary Ranch Petting Zoo: Open 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Tuesdays through Sundays, through Aug. 21. Jennings Park, 6915 Armar Road, Marysville; 360-363-8400.
Touch a truck: A free youth event with large trucks, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Sept. 10. Marysville Junior High, 1605 Seventh St., Marysville; 360-651-5085, www.ci.marysville.wa.us.
Wonderstage: A series of free outdoor performances for children ages 5 to 11 years and their parents, noon Wednesdays, through Aug. 17, Lynndale Park Amphitheater, 18927 72nd Ave. W., Lynnwood; 425-771-4030. Aug. 10: Brothers from Different Mothers, juggling; Aug. 17: Rene Bibaud, world jump rope champion.
Barnes &Noble events: 18025 Garden Way NE, Woodinville; 425-398-1990. Weekly story time, 11 a.m. Wednesdays; story time, 11 a.m. Saturdays.
Soundbridge: 200 University St., Seattle; 206-336-6600. 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesdays through Sundays. $7, $5 children. Seattle Symphony Music Discovery Center features exhibits, classes and opportunities to meet Seattle Symphony musicians. Class costs vary; reservations required.