The Tacoma Mall is hosting an event to celebrate the release of The Lorax on dvd. The event includes crafts that your kids can do and meeting several of your favorite characters from the movie. Saturday July 28 from 1-3
If you already plan on going to the mall, (Back to School shopping anyone?) this is a great way to take a break between stores, and give the kids some time to let loose. Typically these events are part of the Simon Kidgits program. If I remember correctly has a small annual fee $5 per child, they get a t-shirt and access to year round programs, like breakfast with Santa/Easter Bunny and craft fun like this.
I really use it more in the winter time because the weather can get so icky, and its nice to get out of the house. The staff are nice and are great to answer your questions.