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12 Free Things To Do With Kids This Week, Feb. 12-18

Kids can learn to create their own graphic novel at University Book Store.


Monday, February 12

Magic Monday Held the second Monday of the month, each show features the Pacific Northwest's finest magicians performing feats of mystery, wonder and the bizarre. 7 p.m. Third Place Books (Ravenna).

Juggling Club Beginner to pro, all skills are welcome in this weekly club. Bring your own items to juggle or borrow/purchase. Recommended for ages 5 and older. 7 to 8 p.m. Top Ten Toys (Greenwood).


Tuesday, February 13

Seattle Children's Theatre at Neighborhood House Kids ages 3 to 5 are invited to enjoy a drama workshop led by Seattle Children’s Theater. Recommended for ages 3 to 5. 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. Neighborhood House—High Point (West Seattle). 


Wednesday, February 14

Kids Graphic Novel Book Group Learn about different kinds of graphic novels and how to make your own. Explore the process of creating characters, framing art, story arcs, and more. Bring a favorite graphic novel to share, and art supplies. Today, the featured graphic novel is A Wrinkle in Time by Madeleine L'Engle. 3:30 p.m. University Book Store (University District).

Drop-In Fitness Seattle Center is hosting weekly winter fitness sessions for all ages and experience levels. Bring water and comfortable shoes.  Take Zumba (6 p.m.) on the Armory Stage, Meditation (7 p.m.) in Armory Room Loft 1, or Yoga (7:30 p.m.) on Armory Stage.  Seattle Center Armory (Lower Queen Anne).


Thursday, February 15

Tots Jam with Jessie McKenna Held on the first and third Thursday mornings each month. Children ages 5 and younger are invited to join a sing-along, read books, dance, and make art.  10:30 a.m. Beacon Arts (Beacon Hill). 

Get Creative With 3-D Pens Learn how to bring doodles to life with a 3-D pen, take home your masterpiece. 3:30 to 5:30 p.m. Seattle Public Library – Boulevard Park Branch.

Figuring History: A Community Celebration SAM is open late to celebrate the new exhibition, Figuring History: Robert Colescott, Kerry James Marshall, Mickalene Thomas with a free public celebration featuring music, performances, art making, and more. 5 to 9 p.m. Seattle Art Museum (Downtown Seattle).


Saturday, February 17

Autism Early Open Families affected by autism spectrum disorder are invited to explore Pacific Science Center during a special free morning visit closed to the general public. Experience exhibits without heavy crowds. Also, softened general lighting and decreased the noise level and visual stimulation on interactive exhibits wherever possible. Additional fee for special exhibits. 8 to 10 a.m. Pacific Science Center (Lower Queen Anne).

My Red Velvet Cape - Dana Sullivan Book Party Secret Garden is hosting a reading party for a new picture book, My Red Velvet Cape. The author, Dana Sullivan will be in attendance. 2 p.m. Secret Garden Books (Ballard).

Sunday, February 18

Purim in the Park Meet the Purim story characters, enjoy hamantashen, and make fun Purim crafts. Stop by the Ballard Farmers Market afterward for some goodies. 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Bergen Place Park (Ballard).

Pop Up Virtual Reality Put on virtual reality goggles, and enjoy a full art immersion experience including digital painting and sculpturing. 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. Beacon Arts (Beacon Hill).


Check out more events! Our Family Events Calendar is searchable by age, location, and cost. 

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