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Deals For Kids on Veterans Day in Puget Sound

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The kids (and even some teachers) don’t have school on Veteran’s Day, November 11. Don’t go stir-crazy! Get out and do something fun!

Museum of Flight Free Educator Day
9404 East Marginal Way S
Seattle, WA 98108
206.764.5720
http://www.museumofflight.org

K – 12 educators, administrators, and their families can enjoy The Museum of Flight free of charge on Veteran’s Day (veterans and active military, too!). ID for both educators and military required. Come between 10:00am and 3:00pm, explore the exhibits, learn about the educational programs, and discover air and space resources, products, and programs. And let your family explore the museum!

Seattle Art Museum Downtown 
1300 First Avenue
Seattle, WA 98101
206.654.3100
http://www.seattleartmuseum.org

SAM is open on Veteran’s Day, and because it lands on the second Friday of the month – Teens (ages 13 – 19) with ID are free from 5:00pm – 9:00pm (as they are every Second Friday).

Seattle Aquarium
Friday – Sunday
November 11 – 13
1483 Alaskan Way, Pier 59
Seattle, WA 98101
206.386.4300
http://www.seattleaquarium.org

Family Science Weekend is an opportunity for families to discover science together through exciting interactive experiments and presentations. Meet visiting scientists and researchers from NOAA Fisheries and the University of Washington and some of the Aquarium’s own scientists and researchers. Learn about some of the exciting research projects happening, and find out WHY and HOW this research is being conducted.

Imagine Children’s Museum
1502 Wall Street
Everett, WA 98201
425.258.1006
http://www.imaginecm.org

You and your child are invited to honor the men and women who have courageously served in our armed forces. Between 10:00am – 5:00pm, design a “brick” to add to the “Wall of Thanks”. Included with paid admission. FREE admission on Veteran’s Day for all veterans.

Bellevue Art and Frame Story and Crafts
13131 N.E. 20th Street
Bellevue, WA 98005
425.453.8959
http://www.bellevuartandframe.com

Join in this popular FREE story time and painting activity between 10:00am – 11:00am. For every six visits, your child will receive a free Golden Book. For ages 2 and up.

Point Defiance Zoo and Aquarium
5400 North Pearl Street
Tacoma, WA 98407
253.591.5337
http://www.pdza.org

Celebrate Arctic Animal Play Day & Veterans Appreciation Day! See how polar bears, muskoxen and Arctic foxes stay cool all year long with fun toys and treats called enrichment. Special activities between 11:00am – 3:00pm. The Zoo also salutes retired and active military with free admission to the Zoo. Military identification required.

Chalet Bowl
3806 N. 26th Street
Tacoma, WA 98407
253.752.5200
http://www.chaletbowl.com

From 12:00pm – 2:00pm or 2:30pm – 4:30pm, it’s Rock and Glow bowling, where the rock is going and the pins and balls glow! $11/person includes two hours of bowling, two slices of pizza and shoe rental. Call to make advanced reservations.

Kent Valley Ice Centre
6015 S 240th St
Kent, WA 98032
253.850.2400
http://www.familynightout.com

Between 12:00pm and 4:30pm, it’s free skate at Kent Valley Ice Centre! General Admission/$8.45, Youth (4 – 12)/$7.31. Skate rental is $3.22.

Wing Luke Museum of the Asian Pacific American Experience
719 S. King Street
Seattle, WA 98104
206.623.5124
wingluke.org

Friends & Family Day is Saturday, Nov. 12! FREE Museum Experience. Click HERE and pass it along. Anyone can use it!

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