Weekend Events April 12th-14th

It is supposed to rain this weekend. No surprise there. But, get your gear on and head out to see and do some really neat stuff!

Tacoma Daffodil Festival & Parade

Great stuff here. You can watch a parade on Saturday morning, and enjoy all the other Daffodilly type items that come with such a fun time. Be sure to click on the link above or on my FB page for more details! http://www.facebook.com\momismmoments

Washington Trails

TrailsI heard on the radio this morning that the Washington Trails Association has updated their phone app! I downloaded mine and it is really neat. The WTA.org website and their iPhone app is really comprehensive and has great tips and maps on how to find the best trail for you and your family. Use it to find a great way to spend time outdoors with the family.

Zip Line & Obstacle Course

Point Defiance has new zip lines open to the public this weekend! Ages 5 and up, get the kids climbing. Its kind of expensive, starting at $19.95 or $29.95 depending on the difficulty of the course. If you already have a membership, this might be more doable. Either way a special treat for a special weekend, this could be a TON of fun!

Family Nature Walk

Swan Creek Park (Pioneer Way E) Sat April 13th at 10am: Explore Tacoma Parks during these seasonal naturalist-led family walks. Discover the amazing plants and animals that live in these parks and how they adapt in the different seasons. Not recommended for strollers or children under 3.  Pre-registration requested.

Earth Day at Tacoma Nature Center

Sat April 13 12-4pm at 1919 S Tyler Street: Celebrate wiggly worms, creepy crawlies and buzzing bees with fun family activities that help you learn about the earth and how we can all keep it healthy!

Freighthouse Square 2nd Saturday Craft Fair

Sat April 13th at 10 am. Come and explore our monthly craft fair featuring a variety of local artisans. Find the specialty gifts you have been looking for with quilting, wood turning, paintings, photography, candles, handmade soaps, jewelry, clothing, pottery,holiday decor and so much more! We look forward to seeing you there!

Lego Club and Storytime at Puyallup Library

Puyallup library 324 S Meridian Sat April 13th at 1pm is hosting a story time and time to build with your favorite blocks, Legos! Listen to great books and then build LEGO creations inspired by the stories, let your imagination run wild with LEGO building bricks! Recommended for children 4 to 9 years old. No registration required.

Geek Dad at Lakewood Library

Sat April 13 from 1-3 (6300 Wildaire Road and 253-548-3302) The whole family will learn together by completing fun, geeky projects inspired by the “Geek Dad” books by Ken Denmead. Contact Lakewood Pierce County Library for specific project information. Projects are designed for ages 7 and up, accompanied by an adult.

Morse Wildlife Preserve

Free (which I always like) to explore trails along the Morse Wildlife Preserve Sun April 14th 1-4pm.  Discover distinct habitats from upland forest to riparian to prairies to wetlands. Morse Wildlife Preserve has it all! The preserve is located in Graham at 25415 70th Ave. E. Call 253-565-9278 for more information and directions. No registration needed.


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