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Saturday, February 09, 2013

Looking for Something to Do With the Kids?

It's a busy Saturday.  Info from the Times:

Neighbor Appreciation Day
Events include open houses for visitors at 21 fire stations around Seattle, 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturday; free (www.seattle.gov/fire); the sharing of stories about good neighbors and other activities, 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday, Wallingford Center, 1815 N. 45th St., Seattle, free; snacks in the lobby and public swims, 1-2 p.m. Saturday, Southwest Pool, 2801 S.W. Thistle St., Seattle (206-684-7440) and 12:30-2 p.m. Saturday, Ballard Pool, 1471 N.W. 67th St., Seattle; $2 (206-684-4094 or www.seattle.gov/neighborhoods/neighborday/events.htm).

Lunar New Year: Dragon/Lion dances, food walk with $2 tasting menu, children’s costume parade, music and dance performances, 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday, Hing Hay Park, 409 Maynard Ave. S., Seattle, and surrounding neighborhood (www.cidbia.org/events).  They even have a scavenger hunt and live reptile show!

It's the Year of the Snake!

Artifact ID Day: Information from experts on up to three objects per person including fossils, rocks, minerals and bones and Native American, Pacific Island, Asian and Southeast Asian cultural artifacts, 1-3:30 p.m. Saturday, Burke Museum of Natural History and Culture, University of Washington, Seattle; $7.50-$10 (206-543-5590 or www.burkemuseum.org).

Seattle Bike Swap: Cascade Bicycle Club new and used bicycles and accessories from 100 vendors, 9 a.m.-2 p.m., Seattle Center Exhibition Hall, 299 Mercer St., Seattle; $5, free entry 1-2 p.m., free for ages 15 and younger all day (shop.cascade.org/content/events/seattle-bike-swap).

Get Out There!

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