Erika's Weekend Picks Feb 6-7: Bridge building with popsicle sticks, indoor mini-golf, PlayGarden art fun & more



Contestants show their creation at last year's Popsicle Bridge Contest at The Museum of Flight, Even the youngest engineers will find a project at the Engineering Fair this Saturday.

Ted Huetter/The Museum of Flight

Mini GolfFri, Feb 56:30-8:30 p.m. Ravenna-Eckstein Community Center. FREE. Here's one sporting event where you don't have to worry about the weather. Grab the family and come putt around a fun 9-hole INDOOR golf course. Supplies and snacks provided. http://www.seattle.gov/parks/calendar/events_cc.htm?trumbaEmbed=date%3D20160205#/?i=1
 
Popsicle Stick Bridge Contest and Engineering FairSat Feb 6, 8 a.m.-4 p.m.Museum of Flight. They are stronger than you think. Watch local high school students build bridges and then test them to failure with a hydraulic press. NASA, Boeing and various universities will be on hand to talk about engineering and the amazing things you can do within the field. There will be activities for ages preschool and up.  Included with admission. $20, $17 seniors and active military, $12 ages 5-17, free ages 4 and younger. museumofflight.org
 
Art ExplorationSat Feb 6, 10:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. Seattle Children's PlayGarden. Join Ms. Arni for a morning of using your senses and exploring art. $10, scholarships available. http://www.childrensplaygarden.org/#!about1/c1ezo
 
Jack and the BeanstalkSat Feb 6, 11 a.m.1 and 3 p.m.Sun Feb 7, 11 a.m. and 1 p.m. Kirkland Performance Center. Storybook Theater presents the fun adventure tale about a giant, some magic beans and a very brave boy. storybooktheater.org
 
Steel Drum Party!Sun Feb 7, 1 p.m. FREE. Redmond Library.  Come dance to the rhythms and sounds of a fun Caribbean performance and learn about the many cultures that have contributed to Caribbean music. Space is limited, first come, first seated.  http://kcls.org/calendar/detail_expanded.cfm?view=event&&kw=steel+drum+party