EVENTS FOR FAMILIES, Aug. 17 - 24, 2011
Aug. 17: Play and Paint at the in Factoria
- 2 - 3 p.m.
- Kids of all ages with adult supervision get to explore all things paint related. Splatter, roll and stamp with other budding artists in an hour of open-ended paint explorations. Use traditional brushes and a variety of the museum’s non-traditional paint tools and techniques.
- Cost: Free with museum membership or paid admission
August 17: Parent Workshop at the in Factoria: Getting Ready for Kindergarten
- 6 - 7:30 p.m.
- This is a workshop for parents facilitated by Kim Estes of Savvy Parents, Safe Kids. Join other parents to talk about how you can help your child have a safe and successful year in Kindergarten.
- Cost: Free for parents but pre-registration is required by calling 425 637-8100. Childcare also provided for a suggested donation of $5 per child.
Aug. 18: Music for All! A Johnny Bregar and Friends live concert at the
- 10:30 - 11:30 a.m.
- For kids ages three and up with adult caregivers. Live music performance featuring old standards and new tunes.
- Cost: Free but space is first come, first serve so come early for the best seats. Sponsored by Bellevue Friends of the Library in partnership with Bellevue Parks and Community Services.
Aug. 20: Celebrate National Friendship Day at
- 2 - 4 p.m.
- Make a friendship bracelet. Check out the sidewalk sale while you are there for deals up to 85 percent off the original price on toys, art supplies, photo frames and more.
- Cost: Free
Aug. 23: Gnomeo & Juliet playing at the Bellevue Summer Outdoor Movie Program at the
- 7:30 p.m. – Pre-movie activity of the Gnomeo challenge begins, movie starts at dusk
- Bring the whole family to this G rated movie.
- Cost: Free but consider a donation to benefit clients of this week’s featured agency, , formerly the Overlake Service League, of non-perishable food, men’s and women’s deodorant, shampoo or socks.
Wednesday Two Hour Special at in Bellevue
- Deal: Get two hours for just $14 on Wednesdays this month as a “walk in” special at in Bellevue, an indoor giant trampoline facility featuring multiple sports courts and “trampoline dodgeball.” Kids from toddlers to teens love this place.
Jeans Sale at Old Navy
- Deal: Big sale just in time for back to school shopping on jeans for the whole family at the Old Navy stores in and at .
- Good Through: Limted time only, so stop by this week.