What’s Happening In The Seattle Area This Weekend? | Feb 12th

Hey there,

Let it snow!  Let it snow! Let it snow!

Whether it comes down hard this weekend or not, save this email because many of our recommended events can be done indoors or at various times throughout the week…

It’s always good to have a few fun ideas in your back pocket.

My kids just had a Valentine’s Craft Day and this is a little cutie my daughter made to cheer your day.

Whether you’re feeling romantic or not, there’s tons of fun stuff to do this weekend!  Take a look at this week’s list and let us know what you decide!

****** FRIDAY, 02/12/2021 ******

1) OUTSIDE: Self-Guided Adventures at the Arboretum

Fresh air is so important – but sometimes a walk in the park can be fun with a little more structure!  Washington Park Arboretum’s Youth and Family Self-Guided Adventures are a great way to get outside with your kids and have something fun to do! Click on the links below to see the suggested adventures: (2300 Arboretum Dr E Seattle, WA 98112-2300)

Available adventures:

The Three D’s: Discover how to sustainably collect cool natural materials and use them to build a temporary fairy house!
Creative with Colors: Explore natural art by making your own dyes and paints from the nature around you.
Identity Sculpture: What makes you, YOU? Create a temporary nature sculpture that tells your personal story.
Pattern Play: Observe patterns in the outdoors around you. Play a guessing game to search for what your friends and family have found.
Seed Extravaganza: Explore a variety of seeds all over the park! (best in fall)
Sensory Buffet: Can you identify items around you by touch? Taste? Smell? Sound? In this adventure, you and your friends will take turns collecting items to create a feast for the senses.
Squirrel Chase: In this adventure, we’ll practice being extra sneaky as we play a game of predator and prey along the trail.
Super Stewards: Let’s explore some of the signs of human presence in the park and discover how we can be a super park steward!
Tiny Trek: Come on the world’s tiniest trek to see what things we might be overlooking along the trails!

Friday, February 12, 2021 @ 7:00a.m.–5:00p.m.
Saturday, February 13, 2021 @ 7:00a.m.–5:00p.m.
Sunday, February 14, 2021 @ 7:00a.m.–5:00p.m.
Price: FREE

 2) Renton Mom’s Club Meetup: Lunar New Year Celebration

The MOMS Club® is an international, non-profit organization that supports “at home” mothers and their children. We provide a variety of weekday activities that help us get out and connect with other moms and our community! We are the first, largest and fastest growing support group for all moms at home needing daytime support and activity. We have been in the Renton area for over 15 years.

Friday, February 12, 2021; 10:30 AM PST
Price – $25 per year!

3) OUTSIDE/VIRTUAL: “Love to Move” 5k Walk/Run/Bike

Because we L-O-V-E you all, here’s another opportunity to get you moving!
Here’s how it works!

1. Participation is FREE! Feel the love from Auburn Parks, Arts & Recreation!
2. Confirm your attendance in Auburn’s ‘LOVE TO MOVE virtual 5K’ by clicking ‘going’ on Facebook
3. During a time that is convenient to you from Feb. 11 – Feb. 15, walk/run/hike/bike a 5K (3.1 miles). Children, pets and significant others are welcome and encouraged to join you!
4. Post your finisher’s photo(s) and/or route screenshot within this event or send to events@auburnwa.gov by 12pm on 2/16/2021 to be entered into random drawings.

Friday, February 12, 2021 @ 8:00a.m.–6:00p.m.
Saturday, February 13, 2021 @ 8:00a.m.–6:00p.m.
Sunday, February 14, 2021 @ 8:00a.m.–6:00p.m.
Price: Free

****** SATURDAY, 02/13/2021 ******

1) OUTSIDE: Self-Guided Tour of the Magnuson Children’s Garden

Visit NE Seattle’s Children’s Garden at Magnuson Park on the West shores of Lake Washington.  Come by during open hours to explore, experience, and enjoy this colorful oasis and welcoming environment for kids and families, as well as for birds, butterflies, and other beneficial wildlife. (Behind the Magnuson Brig Building 6344 Northeast 74th Street Seattle, WA 98115)

Saturday, February 13, 2021 @ 8:00a.m.–5:00p.m.

Sunday, February 14, 2021 @ 8:00a.m.–5:00p.m.

Monday, February 15, 2021 @ 8:00a.m.–5:00p.m.

Price: Free

2) VIRTUAL: Get Inspired By The Seattle Shakespeare Company

When you can’t find the right words to express yourself love on Valentine’s Day, turn to the bard, Shakespeare, who may be the most often quoted writer when it comes to the subject of love. To celebrate Valentine’s Day, Seattle Shakespeare Company has created a 30-minute collection of scenes, sonnets, and songs from Shakespeare’s works that open the heart. Rejoice in the language and share the experience with those you love.

Saturday, February 13, 2021 @ 9:00a.m.–6:00p.m.

Sunday, February 14, 2021 @ 9:00a.m.–6:00p.m.


 3) OUTSIDE: Winter Wonderland Inner Tubing!
Join your neighbors for some winter inner-tubing action! Tubing is the definition of a screaming-good time. We’ve tracked down a handful of awesome sledding hills where you can go to enjoy the thrill of slipping and sliding your way down a snow-packed hill!

Sat, Feb 13 · 8:00 AM PST
Price: Pay your $30 and Get ready for some sliding fun.

****** SUNDAY, 02/14/2021 ******

1) VIRTUAL:  Is Love Something You DO?

Join the conversation in this online meeting discussing the power of love and how we can express it in everyday life.  Whether or not you’re involved in a romantic relationship, being loving and offering love to others can be a powerful antidote to feelings of isolation and depression, so come learn about how to become more loving.

Sun, Feb 14 · 2:00 PM PST
Price: Free

2) Online: Friendship Bootcamp

What does friendship look like in these days of isolation? Don’t wait for the pandemic to be over to meet new and interesting people in your city.  Join this online free friend-making event to meet others in small breakout groups and discuss topics surrounding friendship and relationships.

Sun, Feb 14 · 6:00 PM PST

3) IN PERSON: Seattle Aquarium Now Open

Yes!  Washington State is reopening and so is The Seattle Aquarium in downtown Seattle, WA!  Bring your kids, stay warm indoors and get out of the house.  You can come with a timed ticket and due to capacity restrictions, you’ll avoid the crowds – getting up close to the animals and not other visitors. Seattle Aquarium (1483 Alaskan Way Pier 59 Seattle, WA 98101-2015)

Sunday, February 14, 2021 @ 9:30a.m.–5:00p.m.
Monday, February 15, 2021 @ 9:30a.m.–5:00p.m.
Tuesday, February 16, 2021 @ 9:30a.m.–5:00p.m.
Price: $15-$31; 3 and younger free


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Let me know what you’re going to do for fun this week, and have a great weekend!

Emily Cressey

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Emily Cressey

Emily Cressey is a real estate broker residing in Lake Forest Park, WA who services the Greater Seattle area including Shoreline, Mountlake Terrace, Brier, Lynnwood, Kenmore, Bothell and Edmonds, WA.

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