Kid stuff: Young people’s calendar

  • Wednesday, January 7, 2009 1:58pm
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Snohomish and Island counties

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,

  • “Mitzi Mouse and the Flying Machine” all-ages puppet show, 6:30 p.m. Jan. 14, main branch auditorium.
  • Drop-in play group for parents, babies, toddlers and preschoolers, 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. Thursdays; activities free with admission unless otherwise noted.

    Lynnwood Student Showcase performers wanted: Dancers, singers, musicians, bands, performing artists all encouraged to sign up by Jan. 9; reward is a live performance date and a scholarship check; 425-670-5518,

    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,

    Whidbey Children’s Theater: 222 Anthes Ave., Langley; 360-221-8707,

  • Drama club, 4 to 5 p.m. Wednesdays, ongoing, for ages 7 to 10, drop-in basis, $5 per session.
  • Tech workshop — lights, sound, action, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Jan. 23, for ages 13 to 18, $30.
  • Audition workshop, “Last Exit,” 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Jan. 31, for ages 14 to 18, advance registration required.
  • Creative Dramatics, 1 to 2 p.m. Tuesdays, through Feb. 10, for ages 3 to 5, $55 for series.
  • Vocal training workshop, 4 to 5 p.m. Thursdays, through Feb. 19, for ages 10 to 18, $120 for series.

    YMCA: 10601 47th Place W., Mukilteo; 425-493-9622, ext. 138.

  • Creative art classes, For kindergarteners through sixth graders, focuses on drawing, painting, sculpting, cartooning and animation; call for class dates and times and to enroll.

    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.

    Experience Music Project: 325 Fifth Ave. N., Seattle; 206-770-2700, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily. $15, $12 military, seniors, students with ID, free for kids under 5. Ages 10 and under also admitted for free third Saturdays for Family Days. Free live music, 5 to 8 p.m. first Thursdays. Third Saturdays are Family Days with workshops, music demonstrations, art projects; free for members, $15, $12 seniors, youth, military, students with ID for nonmembers, free for ages 5 and under.

  • Music lessons for beginning drum students, 6 to 7:30 p.m. Wednesdays, Jan. 14 through Feb. 18, $135 members, $150 nonmembers, registration required; 206-770-2765.

    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.

    Northwest Railway Museum: Depot at 38625 SE King St., Snoqualmie; 425-888-3030, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Thursdays through Mondays. Ongoing: 1890s depot with exhibits and bookstore.

    Pacific Science Center: 200 Second Ave. N., Seattle; 206-443-2001, Admission $11, $9.50 ages 65 and older, $8 ages 6 to 12, $6 ages 3 to 5, free under age 3.

    “The Wizard of Oz”: 7 p.m. various weeknights, 5:30 p.m. weekends, some 2 p.m. matinees, through Jan. 17, Seattle Children’s Theatre, 201 Thomas St., Seattle; show is for ages 6 and older; $15 to $40; 206-441-3322,

    Youth Conservatory’s “Twelfth Night” auditions for kids: 4 to 6 p.m. Jan. 18, 19, 22, Stone Soup Theatre’s DownStage Theatre, 4029 Stone Way N., Seattle; by appointment only; audition requires a one-minute Shakespearean monologue, verse or poem; 206-633-1883,

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