Kid stuff: Young people’s calendar

  • Wednesday, November 12, 2008 2:04pm
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Snohomish, Island counties

Children’s technology workshops: 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. Mondays, animation club; 6:45 to 7:45 p.m. Mondays, game maker workshop, both through Dec. 1, Lytle House, 9929 NE 180th St., Bothell; for ages 8 to 13; $155 Bothell residents, $170 nonresidents, per series; registration required; 425-486-7430,

Creative art classes: For those in kindergarten through sixth grade, focuses on drawing, painting, sculpting, cartooning and animation, YMCA, 10601 47th Place W., Mukilteo; 425-493-9622, ext. 138; call for class dates and times and to enroll.

“Disney’s High School Musical — The Ice Tour”: 7:30 p.m. Friday, 11:30 a.m., 3:30 and 7:30 p.m. Saturday, 1 and 5 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 7 through 9, Comcast Arena, 2000 Hewitt Ave., Everett; 866-332-8499,

Everett Public Library: All events are free and take place at the library locations, unless otherwise noted. Some require registration. Main branch, 2702 Hoyt Ave., 425-257-8030; Evergreen branch, 9512 Evergreen Way, 425-257-8250.

  • Teen craft night, 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Nov. 12, main branch auditorium, make cards and gifts.
  • Baby story time, for up to 23 months old, with caregiver, 10:30 a.m. Mondays, Evergreen branch, through Dec. 8.
  • Story time for 2- and 3-year-olds, 10:30 a.m. Tuesdays, through Dec. 9, main branch; 10:30 a.m. Thursdays, through Dec. 11, Evergreen branch.
  • Story time for 3- to 6-year-olds, 10:30 a.m. Thursdays, through Dec. 11, except no Nov. 27; main branch; 10:30 a.m. Wednesdays, through Dec. 10, Evergreen branch.
  • Family story time, all ages, 10:30 a.m. Thursdays, Evergreen branch.
  • Drop-in play group for parents, babies and toddlers, 10 a.m. to noon Fridays, Evergreen branch.

    Granite Falls Library: 815 E. Galena St., Granite Falls; 360-691-6087, adult caregivers must accompany children. 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. Mondays through Thursdays, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays, closed Sundays. Events are free.

    Imagine Children’s Museum: 1502 Wall St., Everett; 425-258-1006, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Saturdays, 10 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Thursdays and Fridays, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sundays. $7; free for under age 1; $3.50 all ages, 3:30 to 5:30 p.m. Thursday; activities free with admission unless otherwise noted. I-Engineers program, ongoing through 2008; children will be introduced to age-appropriate, engineering-related activities.

    Mukilteo Library: 4675 Harbour Pointe Blvd.; 425-493-8202, Events are free.

  • Baby story times, 10 and 11 a.m. Tuesdays, for up to age 18 months and caregivers; stories, songs, finger play and rhymes.
  • Toddler story times, 7 p.m. Tuesdays, 10 and 11 a.m. Wednesdays, music, stories, creative activities and movement for ages 18 months to 3 years with caregivers.
  • Preschool story times, 7 p.m. Wednesdays and 10 and 11 a.m. Thursdays, for ages 3 to 5; stories, songs and getting ready to read, parents or caregivers required; play or craft time may follow.

    Music classes: Various dates and times, ongoing, Arts and Music Center, 11419 19th Ave., Suite C-111, Everett; music and movement for newborns through age 4, Little Mozarts piano for ages 4 to 6, and adult piano for beginners; 425-337-5328,

    Northern Sound Children’s Choir: Seeking seventh to 12th grade girls interested in learning music theory, taking voice lessons and giving performances of a wide range of music styles; rehearsals 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. Mondays, Peace Lutheran Church, 1717 Larson Road, Silvana; 360-652-4942,

    Pacific Science Center: 200 Second Ave. N., Seattle; 206-443-2001,

  • Kids-only snowshoe expeditions, drop-off 8 to 9 a.m. for 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. trip, Dec. 22 and 30 and Feb. 16, trips start and end at Mercer Slough Environmental Education Center, 1625 118th Ave. SE, Bellevue; those in grades 3 through 6 can learn to identify animal tracks, among other skills; $55 Bellevue residents/PSC members, $65 nonmembers; registration required, online or at 206-443-2925.
  • Family snowshoe expeditions, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Jan. 24, Feb. 21, March 7, for ages 8 and older, $40 adult, $35 child; meet at Snoqualmie Summit’s Nordic Center; registration required, online or at 206-443-2925.

    Skagit County and north

    Whatcom Children’s Museum: 227 Prospect St., Bellingham; 360-733-8769, Noon to 5 p.m. Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Sundays, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Thursdays through Saturdays. Admission: $3.50 nonmembers, free for members. 1 to 3 p.m. Saturday Wonder Workshops.

    Seattle and beyond

    Children’s Museum: 305 Harrison St., Seattle; 206-441-1768, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Mondays through Fridays, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays. $7.50, $6.50 over age 55, free under age 1. Dunn Lumber Construction Zone, hands-on for kids; Cog City: Physics and Fun, ongoing.

    “Disney’s High School Musical — The Ice Tour”: 7:30 p.m. Thursday and Friday, 11:30 a.m., 3:30 and 7:30 p.m. Saturday, 1 and 5 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 13 through 16, KeyArena, Seattle Center, 305 Harrison St., Seattle; $16 to $65 plus service fees; 206-628-0888,

    KidsQuest Children’s Museum: 4091 Factoria Blvd. SE, Bellevue; 425-637-8100, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Saturdays, 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Fridays, noon to 5 p.m. Sundays. Admission free for members and those under age 1, $6 ages 1 to 100, free 5 to 8 p.m. Fridays; activities free unless otherwise noted.

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