“This Land is Your Land” — 11 a.m.-noon Thursday, July 22: Woody Guthrie’s songs and stories are brought to life to life for children. Ages 5-18. At Mill Creek Library, 15429 Bothell-Everett Hwy. Info: 425-337-4822.
Mill Creek Library Storytimes: 10:30 a.m. Tuesdays, through Aug. 3, Preschool Storytime for children ages 3-5; 10:30 a.m. Wednesdays, through Aug. 4, Toddler Storytime for ages 18-36 months with adult caregiver; 9:30 a.m. Thursdays, through Aug. 5, Baby Bee Storytime for ages 6-24 months with adult caregiver. At Mill Creek Library, 15429 Bothell-Everett Hwy. Info: 425-337-4822.
Cirque du Library — 2-3 p.m. Tuesday, July 20: Stories, songs, jugglers, clowns, and tumbling bears. Ages 5-11. At the Brier Library, 23303 Brier Rd. Info: 425-483-0888.
Crafty Tales — 2-4 p.m. Wednesdays, through Aug. 4: Enjoy making crafts while listening to stories. All ages. At the Brier Library, 23303 Brier Rd. Info: 425-483-0888.
Invasion of the Insects — 2 p.m. Tuesday, July 20: Frizzle will share some of the “Magic School Bus” adventures, experiments and crafts relating to insects. Ages 5-18. At Edmonds Library, 650 Main St. Info: 425-771-1933.
Family concerts — 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Thursdays, through Aug. 5: A series of free outdoor concerts for all ages, at the Frances Anderson Center Amphitheater, 700 Main St., Edmonds. July 22, Greg Bennick, juggler, unicyclist and interactive comedian; July 29, Tears of Joy Theatre, “Anansi the Spider”; Aug. 5, The Brian Waite Band. American Sign Language available at all concerts. Info: 425-771-0228 or 425-7710230, www.ci.edmonds.wa.us.
Family Evening Series — 7-8 p.m. Wednesdays, through Aug. 4: Stories and activities designed to entertain everyone-from the youngest to oldest. All ages. At Edmonds Library, 650 Main St. Info: 425-771-1933.
Invasion of the Insects — 2 p.m. Thursday, July 22: See Edmonds Library description. Ages 5-18. At Lynnwood Library, 19200 44th Ave. W. Info: 425-778-2148.
Wonderstage Performance Series — noon Wednesdays, through Aug. 18: A series of free outdoor performances for children ages 5 to 11 and their parents, in the Lynndale Park Amphitheater, 18927 72nd Ave. W., Lynnwood. Seating begins at 11:40 a.m. July 21, Tickle Tune Typhoon, music and dance; July 28, Joyas Mestizas, Mexican dance group; Aug. 4, The Reptile Man; Aug. 11, Thomas Arthur, juggling; Aug. 18, “Jack and the Beanstalk,” Thistle Theatre puppet show. Performances at Lynndale Elementary School Gym, 7200 191st St. SW, Lynnwood, in case of rain. Info: 425-771-4030.
Lynnwood Library Storytimes: 10 a.m., 11 a.m. &noon Mondays, through July 26, Toddler Storytime for ages 18-36 months with adult caregiver; 6:30 &7:30 p.m. Tuesdays, July 6-27, Family Night Storytime for all ages; 10:30-11 a.m. Tuesdays, July 6-27, Baby &Me Storytime for ages 0-18 months with adult caregiver. At Lynnwood Library, 19200 44th Ave. W. Info: 425-778-2148.
Children’s Concert Series — noon-1 p.m. Tuesdays, through Aug. 31: A series of free outdoor performances for kids presented by Everett Parks &Recreation, at Legion Memorial Park, Alverson Ave. and W. Marine View Drive, Everett. July 20, Blues Berries, rockin’ blues for kids; July 27, Paul Hann, folk and fun; Aug. 3, Brian Waite Band, jammin’ fun for the young; Aug. 10, Jim Valley, music from the Rainbow Planet; Aug. 17, Linda Severt, Prima Clownerina; Aug. 24, Mario Lorenz, “The Magic, the Music, the Mime!”; Aug. 31, Eric Ode &the Smiling Coyote Band, rockin’ tunes and fun. Info: 425-257-8322.
Amazing Animals — 1-2 p.m. Monday, July 19: Tales of animal adventure, crafts, songs and more. Ages 5-18. At Mountlake Terrace Library, 23300 58th Ave. W. Info: 425-776-8722.
Mountlake Terrace Library storytimes: 10:30 a.m. Thursdays, July 22- Aug. 5, Family Storytime for ages 1 1/2-5. At Mountlake Terrace Library, 23300 58th Ave. W. Info: 425-776-8722.
Babysitter’s Training — 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday, July 17: Learn the responsibilities and qualities of being a good babysitter, what to expect from the person who hires you, how to make responsible decisions, supervise children and handle emergencies or illness. Ages 11-15. Cost: $38. Meets at Shoreline Center, Ronald Room. Register: Shoreline Parks &Rec, 206-418-3383.
Trailblazers! — 7 p.m. Tuesday, July 20: Tandem storytelling and songs with audience participation folktales presented by The Whitman Story Sampler. Ages 3 &up. Seating is limited; first come, first served. At Shoreline Library, 345 NE 175th St. Info: 206-362-7550.
The Ballad of Bigfoot and the Tale of Pecos Bill — 7 p.m. Monday, July 19 &2 p.m. Thursday, July 22: Tall tales come to life with colorful shadow puppets and live music presented by Oregon Shadow Theatre. Ages 5 &up. Seating is limited; first come, first served. Performance in darkened room, not for very young children. July 19 show at Richmond Beach Library, 19601 21st Ave. NW; July 22 show at Shoreline Library, 345 NE 175th St. Info: 206-546-3522 or 206-362-7550.
“The Prince of the Pond: Otherwise Known As De Fawg Pin” — 7 p.m. Wednesday, July 21: A new twist on the old tale of a prince in frog’s clothing, presented by Book-It Repertory Theatre. Register. At Richmond Beach Library, 19601 21st Ave. NW, Shoreline. Info: 206-546-3522.
Lake Forest Park
Professor Payne’s Pioneering Prestidigitations — 4 p.m. Saturday, July 17: A Wild West Wonder Show with stories and magic reminiscent of the 1880’s. All ages. At Third Place Commons Stage, Lake Forest Park Towne Center, 17171 Bothell Way NE. Info: 206-362-8860.