Fun Things To Do In Seattle, Washington

Hello Seattle!

Is it going to SNOW this weekend? They keep changing the forecast, but it sure is COLD!  Embrace the cold weather with a trip to one of our local snow parks and do some sledding or cross-country skiing.  Or else stay inside with a good book and warm drink!

Fun things to do with kids in Seattle, Washington or shoreline Washington
This is Ronald Bog – a newly-renovated natural area in the heart of Shoreline, WA.

If you need more ideas – we’re with you!  Read on for more fun ways to break out of the routine this weekend!

****** FRIDAY, 01/22/2021 ******

1) There’s Snow At The Pass!
Take a snow day and head out for some inner tubing, sledding or skiing! Hyek Sledding Hill is Open. (Lake Easton State Park Phone: 509-656-2230)
Price: $20 Parking Pass
Open All Day

2) ADVANCE SIGN UP: Register By Friday To Get Your Free Craft Kit
This art project will be taught over 2 lessons and is suitable for children 7 and up.  You will receive a mailer with WASHI tape and old-fashioned camera film to use during an online art-class.  The artist then requests you send your creations in to be part of an art display for Northwest Film Forum’s Children’s Film Festival Seattle (CFFS) and Interbay Cinema Society! 
Register by Friday, January 22, 2021.
Price – Free –Appropriate for ages 7 and up (adult supervision recommended).

3) Story Walk at Lake Wilderness Arboretum
Looking for some place where unexpected things can happen? How about meeting a new friend? How does that sound to you? (22520 SE 248th St Maple Valley, WA 98038-6008) 
Price: Free
Open All Day

****** SATURDAY, 01/23/2021 ******

1) Grab Some Crafty-Kits To Celebrate The “Year of The Ox” For The Lunar New Year!
You want some exciting and fun thing to do this weekend? Head to the Guest Services desk at Bellevue Square this weekend to pick up your craft kits for the Year of the Ox. Then tune in anytime on Instagram @bellevuecollection — dates below — for tutorials on completing these DIY Lunar New Year crafts. (575 Bellevue Square Bellevue, WA 98004)
Friday, January 22, 2021 @ 10:00a.m.–7:00p.m.
Saturday, January 23, 2021 @ 10:00a.m.–7:00p.m.
Sunday, January 24, 2021 @ 10:00a.m.–7:00p.m.
Price: Free

2) Online Parenting Lecture with Dr. Harvey Karp: Help Toddlers Feel Safe
Children thrive on feelings of safety and security.  With more time at home and together, many of us are struggling to create a good routine.  Join this discussion with pediatrician and best-selling author Dr. Harvey Karp as he shares his “5 S’s” approach to parenting toddlers with simple yet soothing strategies.
Saturday, January 23, 2021 @ 10:00a.m.–11:00a.m.
Price: Free

3) Winter Train Rides
While many of us dream of escaping winter’s chilly embrace, there are actually destinations that are at their best under a blanket of snow. Socially-distanced, scenic train ride through the upper Snoqualmie Valley.  (38625 SE King St Snoqualmie, WA 98065)

Price: $10-$20

****** SUNDAY, 01/24/2021 ******

1) VIRTUAL: Sammamish Lunar New Year Celebration

Celebrate the Lunar New Year and the “Year of the Ox,” featuring the diversely talented international community of Sammamish with activities centered around Asian culture and ceremonial traditions. 
Sunday, January 24, 2021 @ 9:00a.m.–6:00p.m.
Monday, January 25, 2021 @ 9:00a.m.–6:00p.m.
Tuesday, January 26, 2021 @ 9:00a.m.–6:00p.m.
Price: Free

2) Ice Skate at the Highland Ice Arena In Shoreline

Need some exercise? Many of us who grew up in the Seattle area have never ice skated on a frozen lake.  That’s okay, we have the Highland Ice Arena in Shoreline! Small-group skating, figure skating, hockey, and speed skating! (18005 Aurora Ave N, Shoreline, WA 98133)
Saturday, January 23, 2021 @ 12:00p.m.–4:00p.m.
Sunday, January 24, 2021 @ 12:00p.m.–4:00p.m.
Price: $30 per hour for a 45-minute lesson

3)VIRTUAL: Goldendale Observatory Program with Washington State Parks
Join a livestream of video footage of the skies direct from the observatory and hear a moderated discussion about stargazing with Parks Interpretive Specialist Troy Carpenter.
Sunday, January 24, 2021 @ 7:00p.m.–8:00p.m.
Sunday, January 31, 2021 @ 7:00p.m.–8:00p.m.
Price: Free


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BOCA Restobar & Grill
Traditional Argentine dishes. Rolled natural grass-fed beef tenderloin, stuffed with roasted vegetables, hard boiled eggs and wrapped in bacon. Served over a bed of mashed potatoes and beef demi-glace….. delicious!

Real Estate Gift For Happy New Home Owners In Shoreline, WA from Emily Cressey.
Surprised my clients in Shoreline this week with a fun photo of their new home, overlaid with text and a drawing from their daughter’s letter to Santa… asking for a new home for the family.

Let me know what you’re going to try and have a great weekend! 
Emily Cressey
Let’s Go Seattle! 

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Christmas Lights at Warm Beach North of Seattle, Washington
This year, we had a chance to see the Christmas Lights at Warm Beach (North of Seattle) as a drive-through experience. What have you been up to?

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