Dr. Seuss Birthday Celebrations
Celebrate the timeless stories of Dr. Seuss at the Hats Off to Reading event with storytelling featuring “The Cat in the Hat,” treats, “cat-tivities,” and information on Nook books and apps, 11 a.m. Saturday, Barnes & Noble Alderwood, 19401 Alderwood Parkway, Lynnwood; free (425-771-2220). And celebrate Dr. Seuss’ birthday with treats, activities and guest children’s book authors at 3 p.m. Sunday, Parkplace Books, 348 Parkplace Center, Kirkland; free (425-828-6546).
Seattle Asian Art Museum Family Saturday: Free admission for families, 10 a.m.-5 p.m.; craft activities, Kids Flicks movie, 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday, Seattle Asian Art Museum, 1400 E. Prospect St., Seattle (www.seattleartmuseum.org).
Kent Kids Art Day: Variety of hands-on art projects for kids accompanied by adult, food vendor, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday; performance by children’s entertainer Bill Harley, 3 p.m. Kent Commons, 525 Fourth Ave. N., Kent; $10/art day or performance, $15/both, ages 2 and younger free (www.ci.kent.wa.us/content.aspx?id=1434).
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Rose care: Seattle Rose Society prunes roses and provides information, noon-3 p.m. Saturday, Woodland Park Rose Garden, North 50th Street and Fremont Avenue North, Seattle; free (206-548-2500 or www.zoo.org).
Polar Science Weekend: In partnership with the University of Washington’s Applied Physics Laboratory, hands-on activities, demonstrations, exhibits for all ages, build an igloo, see tents used in polar research camps, join an ice smashing demonstration, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Saturday-Sunday, Pacific Science Center, 200 Second Ave. N., Seattle; $9-$16 (206-443-2937 or www.pacificsciencecenter.org).
Sewing and Stitchery Expo: Seminars, vendors, speakers, displays for sewing, quilting, 8:30 a.m.-6 p.m. Saturday, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Sunday, Puyallup Fair and Events Center, 110 Ninth Ave. S.W., Puyallup; $12 at the gate, parking free; advance registration required for some seminars (253-841-5045 or www.sewexpo.com).
Loyal Heights Pancake Breakfast: Breakfast benefits scholarships and teen programs, 8 a.m.-noon Sunday, Loyal Heights Community Center, 2101 N.W. 77th St., Seattle; $4-$5, ages 3 and younger free (206-684-4052 or www.seattle.gov/parks).
Compiled by Madeline McKenzie.
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