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Best Grandparents Day Activities in Puget Sound on September 9

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Sunday, September 9 is National Grandparents’ Day! President Jimmy Carter signed the proclamation creating a special day for grandparents in 1979. Here are some fun ways to celebrate with your grandparents in the Seattle area.

Imagine Children’s Museum
Sunday, September 9
1:00pm – 4:00pm
1502 Wall Street
Everett, WA 98207
425.258.1006
http://www.imaginecm.org

Grandparents are Tops Day! Learn to spin with top collector, Allan Rumpf. See the largest top collection in the Pacific Northwest. Watch a master woodturner make a top just for you!

Snoqualmie Valley Railroad
Saturday and Sunday
September 8 and 9
38625 SE King Street
Snoqualmie, WA 98065
425.888.3030
http://www.trainmuseum.org

Take the grandparents out for Grandparent’s Grand Excursion. Grandparents ride free with a paying grandchild of any age on Grandparent’s Day Weekend. Take a 75 minute ride aboard real antique railroad coaches. The five mile trip trip departs from Snoqualmie Depot or North Bend Depot. $12/adults, $10/seniors, $8/ages 2 to 12, free/younger than age 2.

The Old Spaghetti Factory
Sunday, September 9
2801 Elliott Avenue
Seattle, WA 98121
206.441.7724
http://www.osf.com

Kids, bring a grandparent in for lunch or dinner to the Old Spaghetti Factory on Sunday, September 9, and his or her entrée is FREE (dine-in only). Please go to http://www.osf.com for additional information and for location’s specific hours as lunch service is limited in some restaurants. Locations in Tacoma, Lynnwood, Tukwila and Seattle.

American Girl Seattle
Sunday, September 9
1:00pm
Alderwood Mall
3000 184th Street
Lynnwood, WA 98037
http://www.americangirl.com

A Great Day with Grandparents! Spend a wonderful day with your granddaughter! You’ll enjoy a delicious meal and special time together. Includes an American Girl book, a commemorative photo and frame, and keepsakes to take home as a reminder of your day. Tickets: $35 per person. Reservations required at 877.247.5223. For girls ages 6 and up.

Pottery Barn
4627 26th Avenue NE
Seattle, WA 98105
206.522.6860
http://www.potterybarn.com

Pottery Barn is offering Grandparent’s Day activities and workshops for children. Come in to your local Pottery Barn and draw a picture or write a letter to Nana and Papa and Pottery Barn will mail it for you (just bring them the address). Locations in Seattle and Bellevue.

Michaels
Saturday, September 8
10:00am – 12:00pm
http://www.michaels.com

Come in and purchase a wood frame, and your child can decorate it just for Grandma and Grandpa. For ages 3 and up at participating Michaels stores.

Grand-Mummies & Deadies Day
Sunday, September 9
11:00am – 2:00pm
Washington State History Museum
1911 Pacific Avenue
Tacoma, WA 98402
888.238.4373
http://www.washingtonhistory.org

Celebrate Grandparents Day by exploring the favorite wonders of the History Museum. Make a mummy mask, hunt for treasures, and discover the life and times of Ankh-Wennefer, the oldest Grandpa in town.

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