We’re celebrating the 100th year of Washington State Parks with events across the state all year long. Wondering what’s coming up this week, next week and beyond? Find your next adventure in our weekly events round-up. Be sure to visit our events calendar for a full list of upcoming events.
Celebrate the 100 year anniversary of the Washington State Parks and enjoy some spring time activities! Click the link above for a calendar of events.
Science Show & Planetarium in Puyallup
Friday April 26th at 7pm – Visit the South Sound’s only planetarium! Shows start with an interactive tour of our current night sky. Explore the stars, planets, constellations and other celestial objects then watch a 20-35 minute fulldome video. A question and answer period will follow the show if time permits. Please visit our website for more information. Tickets can be purchased online or at the door with cash only
Adult – $6, Youth 3-18 years $3, Pierce College Student – $3
Pierce College Science Dome
Rainier Building, Room 263
9401 Farwest Dr SW
Lakewood, WA 98498
Museum of Glass Mosaics
Saturday from 1-4pm
Make a mosaic at the Museum of Glass – FREE with admission: Adults $12 / Children $5 (Don’t forget, you can check out a pass from your local Tacoma Library. Then, it really is FREE)
Snoqualmie Train Excursion
Saturday April 27th
Departing Snoqualmie–12:01 pm, 1:31 pm, 3:01 pm, 3:45 pm (Last departure from Snoqualmie travels to Snoqualmie Falls and return only) Departing North Bend–12:31 pm, 2:01 pm, 3:31 pm (One way to Snoqualmie only)Come celebrate over 50 years of public programs at the Northwest Railway Museum. The Museum operates an Interpretive Railway Program called the Snoqualmie Valley Railroad. This five mile common carrier railroad allows museum visitors to experience a train excursion aboard antique railroad coaches through the Upper Snoqualmie Valley.
Cost: $15 Adult and $10 Child
Northwest Railway Museum
38625 SE King St.
Snoqualmie, WA 98065
Family Nature Walk – Gig Harbor
Saturday April 27th From 1-2pm in Gig Harbor at Adam Tallman Nature Park
Please call at least 24 hours before the day of the walk to RSVP. Meet at the Adam Tallman Nature Park parking lot (6626 Wagner Way) Gig Harbor, WA, 98335, as we leave promptly at 1pm. We return by 2pm. Note the paved trail is stroller-friendly for your little wee ones.
Seumas Gagne & Friends – Scottish Gaelic Music
If you don’t have anywhere to be Monday early – this concert looks kind of fun. Sunday 7-8:30pm at the Museum of Glass in Tacoma. Harpist, singer, songwriter, storyteller, longtime friend of Puget Sound Revels Seumas Gagne combines his classical training with traditional Scottish Gaelic music to offer us music, humor and wit. The concert includes Christine Traxler on fiddle, Colin Isler on cello, Tom Fallat on percussion and Revels back-up singers. You can hear bits of his wonderful music on SoundCloud (https://soundcloud.com/seumas-gagne)
Price $16.50. (no mention if there is a difference in price for children)