Many of us are looking forward to a 3-day weekend! With (a little) sun in the forecast, there may be a chance to get outdoors and enjoy this winter weather! From nature walks and fun runs to a model railroad show and concerts, here are a few options for your weekend:
Nature-loving tots: this is for you! Start your morning off with a story at the Seward Park Audubon Center, then head outdoors to explore the trails of Seward Park! Walks are easy and less than one mile in length.
Seward Park Audubon Center / Saturday, Jan. 19 @ 10am-11am.
Ages 1-3 / $2/person
Get the whole family out for a jog at this Saturday’s MLK Run! 5k, 10k, 15k or 400 meter Kids Dash! Register online.
Magnuson Park / Saturday, Jan 19 @ 10:30am
Take your little bird-lovers to the Mercer Slough Environmental Education Center this Sunday and learn about our feathered friends that inhabit wetland ecosystems.
Mercer Slough Environmental Education Center / Sunday, Jan 20 @ 2-2:30pm
Ages 5 and up / FREE
Get a dose of the tropics this weekend at the Seattle Aquarium! Discover and explore some of the unique sea life native to the Hawaiian Islands. As with any event, the Aquarium will feature hands-on activities and special diver shows!
Seattle Aquarium / Jan 19-21 @10:30am-3pm
Free with admission
Calling all conductors! Bring your little train enthusiasts to the Pacific Science Center this weekend for the 39th Annual Model Railroad Show. One of the Center’s most-loved programs, the show will feature dozens of model railroad displays and layouts, crafts & activities galore, and –of course– trains for kids and tots to ride! Reference here for specific train times.
Pacific Science Center / Jan 19-21 @ 9:45am -6pm
Free with admission
Music / Concerts
Caspar Babypants is making his way to West Seattle this Saturday for some musical fun!
High Point Community Center / Saturday, Jan 19 @ 10:30am
$3 advance tickets, $5 day-of ($20 max for families)
KidsQuest Museum’s popular Eats & Beats program welcomes the much-loved Eric Ode this Saturday evening! Come for music, stories, puppets and pizza!
KidsQuest Children’s Museum / Saturday, Jan 19 @ 5:30pm-8pm
$8-$12 / $3 Jet City Pizza & lemonade