Dr. Seuss’ birthday, Kent Kids Art Day | Community Corner
Community events for the weekend of March 2-3, 2013, include Dr. Seuss birthday celebrations, Seattle Asian Art Museum Family Saturday and Kent Kids Art Day.
Dr. Seuss Birthday Celebrations
Celebrate the timeless stories of Dr. Seuss at the Hats Off to Reading event with storytelling featuring “The Cat in the Hat,” treats, “cat-tivities,” and information on Nook books and apps, 11 a.m. Saturday, Barnes & Noble Alderwood, 19401 Alderwood Parkway, Lynnwood; free (425-771-2220). And celebrate Dr. Seuss’ birthday with treats, activities and guest children’s book authors at 3 p.m. Sunday, Parkplace Books, 348 Parkplace Center, Kirkland; free (425-828-6546).
Seattle Asian Art Museum Family Saturday: Free admission for families, 10 a.m.-5 p.m.; craft activities, Kids Flicks movie, 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday, Seattle Asian Art Museum, 1400 E. Prospect St., Seattle (www.seattleartmuseum.org).
Kent Kids Art Day: Variety of hands-on art projects for kids accompanied by adult, food vendor, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday; performance by children’s entertainer Bill Harley, 3 p.m. Kent Commons, 525 Fourth Ave. N., Kent; $10/art day or performance, $15/both, ages 2 and younger free (www.ci.kent.wa.us/content.aspx?id=1434).
Rose care: Seattle Rose Society prunes roses and provides information, noon-3 p.m. Saturday, Woodland Park Rose Garden, North 50th Street and Fremont Avenue North, Seattle; free (206-548-2500 or www.zoo.org).
Polar Science Weekend: In partnership with the University of Washington’s Applied Physics Laboratory, hands-on activities, demonstrations, exhibits for all ages, build an igloo, see tents used in polar research camps, join an ice smashing demonstration, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Saturday-Sunday, Pacific Science Center, 200 Second Ave. N., Seattle; $9-$16 (206-443-2937 or www.pacificsciencecenter.org).
Sewing and Stitchery Expo: Seminars, vendors, speakers, displays for sewing, quilting, 8:30 a.m.-6 p.m. Saturday, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Sunday, Puyallup Fair and Events Center, 110 Ninth Ave. S.W., Puyallup; $12 at the gate, parking free; advance registration required for some seminars (253-841-5045 or www.sewexpo.com).
Loyal Heights Pancake Breakfast: Breakfast benefits scholarships and teen programs, 8 a.m.-noon Sunday, Loyal Heights Community Center, 2101 N.W. 77th St., Seattle; $4-$5, ages 3 and younger free (206-684-4052 or www.seattle.gov/parks).
Compiled by Madeline McKenzie.
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