Family & Pets
Dacia Hanson is a mother, bookstore owner and an avid lifelong crafter. Here she offers her expert tips on fun, beautiful and easy crafts to do with your children.
These sports leagues help children develop basic skills while learning about good sportsmanship, inclusivity, safety and healthy competition.
From Rage Cage in Everett to Stod’s Baseball in Bellevue and from the Northshore Sports Complex to the K Center, there’s a venue for every budding Babe Ruth, Ted Williams or Ty Cobb.
From Bumbershoot to blackberries and from rodeos to rock music, there’s a Labor Day venue for every member of the family.
With Washington State’s storied history of farms and agriculture, it’s no wonder that the Seattle area has some of the best petting zoos around. From Woodland Park Zoo’s petting zoo to Issaquah’s Fox Hollow Farm, there’s a petting zoo for every animal lover.
Nothing says summer quite like berry-stained hands and faces, dirt-covered feet and the mouth-watering aroma of sun-ripened, farm-fresh fruit.
For children in the greater Seattle area who would like to learn more about dancing, classes abound for students of all ages, abilities and backgrounds.
Hemmed in by mountain ranges and the Puget Sound, Seattle’s botanical gardens feature native species, flora from around the world and breathtaking landscape architecture that will dazzle budding botanists and respite-seekers alike.
For families searching for affordable activities to do with their children, options abound in the Emerald city.
For celebrants in the greater Seattle area, Memorial Day events range from the Northwest Folklife Festival to a Dinner Detective Murder Mystery Show to a ceremony at the Museum of Flight. There’s something for every member of the family.