Family & Pets

Best of This Weekend Jan 13 – 16 Around the Sound

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National Rubber Ducky Day
Friday, January 13
10:00am – close
The Children’s Museum, Seattle
305 Harrison Street
Seattle, WA 98109
206.441.1768
http://www.thechildrensmuseum.org

Quack! Quack! Together with Ride the Ducks Seattle, the Museum has a quack-tacular day planned at the Museum to celebration National Rubber Ducky Day. Rubber Ducky Races, Quacker parades and more. It’s all day fun in honor of National Rubber Ducky Day! Ages 3-10 and their families.

Western Washington All Breed Dog Show
Saturday, Sunday and Monday
January 14, 15 and 16
8:00am – 6:00pm
Puyallup Fairgrounds
110 9th Ave. SW
Puyallup, WA 98371
253.845.1771
http://www.thefair.com

Dog lovers, come to this FREE event at the Puyallup Fairgrounds. Since 1979, the show features 3,000 dogs per day, exhibits and vendors in the Showplex Pavilion.

Seattle Wedding Expo
Saturday and Sunday
January 14 and 15
Saturday 9:30am
Sunday 10:30am
305 Harrison Street
Seattle, WA 98109
http://www.bridesclub.com

See lots of wedding professionals in one place, gather ideas for your wedding, pick up literature, book services, and spend a few minutes talking with the wedding professionals who will ultimately make your wedding day a success.

Model Railroad Show
Saturday, Sunday and Monday
January 14, 15 and 16
Pacific Science Center
200 2nd Ave N
Seattle, WA 98109
206.443.2001
http://www.pacificsciencecenter.org

A Northwest family tradition, the Annual Model Railroad Show, now in its 38th year, is one of our most popular programs. Explore dozens of model railroad displays and layouts. Enjoy hands-on activities and crafts for people of all ages. Discover the history of Pacific Northwest Railway museums. Take a ride on the Iron Horse Railway kid-sized train. Free with general admission.

Juggling Festival
Friday, Saturday and Sunday
January 13, 14 and 15
12:00PM
Fisher Pavillion
200 Thomas Street
Seattle, WA 98109
http://www.seattlejugglingfestival.weebly.com

Juggling, Hula Hoop, Kendama, Diabolo, Unicycling, and the World Juggling Federation Junior Overall Championship plus the Maximum OverDrive sport juggling exhibition show. All FREE to we a atch! Plus, take a workshop, or join in the games!

Washington State History Musuem
Monday, January 16
10:00am – 5:00pm
FREE ADMISSION
1911 Pacific Avenue
Tacoma, WA 98402
888.238.4373
http://www.wshs.org

This is the last chance to see the Smithsonian traveling exhibition Black Wings: American Dreams of Flight before it closes and the only day to view the Washington State Moon Rock, an incredible artifact that is seldom on display. There will be kids’ activities, performances and interactive retellings of the Tuskegee Airmen’s missions during WWII.

There will bpresentation by retired NASA astronaut Dr. Bernard Harris, the first African American to walk in space, and local chapter representatives of the Tuskegee Airmen, a special division of African American fighter pilots who fought in World War II. Following the program Dr. Harris will sign copies of his autobiography Dream Walker.

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