Play Date! Sept. 29 - Oct. 5

Fun activities and some sweet deals for the whole family this upcoming week.

EVENTS FOR FAMILIES, Sept. 29- Oct. 5, 2011

Oct. 1: Kids How To Workshop at

  • 9 a.m. to Noon
  • For kids ages five to twelve.
  • This Saturday’s project is to build and paint a fire rescue helicopter. In addition to taking home the project, each child will also receive a kid-sized orange apron and an achievement pin.
  • Cost: Free

Oct. 1: Brain Rules for Baby Workshop at the on Mercer Island

  • 9 am to Noon (doors open at 8 am and workshop starts at 9 am sharp)
  • Don’t you wish you knew what were the best ways to raise a smart happy baby through age five? Good news – scientists do! New York Times best-selling author and dynamic speaker, Dr. John Medina, will share the facts -- not just advice -- in an engaging and practical way at this workshop for parents.
  • Childcare is available by contacting Kim Lawson at klawson@sjcc.org or 206 232-7115.
  • Cost: $50 Registration is open now and space is limited.  Register online.

Oct 1 - 2: Issaquah Salmon Days in Downtown Issaquah

  • 10 am to 6 pm
  • Booths, five stages of live entertainment and vendors selling food and beverages and all sorts of salmon related fun. The grande parade with over 90 entrees will be on October 1st at 10 am.
  • Parking is challenging anywhere near downtown Issaquah this weekend, so consider taking the shuttle from the Issaquah Transit Center or Issaquah Costco parking lot to the festival.  A map showing shuttle stops, the kid stage and all the booths is available online
  • Cost: Free

Oct. 3: Masterpiece Monday at

  • 10 am to 11 am
  • For ages three and up.
  • Create a special art project to take home.
  • $2 supply fee.

Oct. 5: Teen Zone Annex at the

  • 2 pm to 4 p.m.
  • Teens are invited to hang out, study, play video games or read.
  • Cost: Free 

Sweet Deals


  • Deal: Buy One Pair, Get One Free.
  • Buy one complete pair of glasses and receive a second pair.  Print online coupon and bring to store when you order.
  • Good Through: Oct. 2, 2011

  • Deal: Need new boots or a rain coat now that fall has arrived? Take an additional 15% off apparel, shoes and accessories with this online coupon
  • Good Through: Oct. 1, 2011


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