Looking for something fun to do? We have a few suggestions for this weekend and beyond:
The Seattle Opera is in town for a performance tonight at the Numerica PAC.
Rolling Stone called “The Eagle Huntress” “this season’s most family-friendly female empowerment nature doc.” The film is playing at Icicle Creek tonight.
Ohana Pediatric Therapy is hosting a free workshop Friday. Learn how to improve your child’s attention, behavior and learning.
It’s Family Game Night at Pybus Friday night!
The Mariachi Northwest Festival is coming up Friday at the Town Toyota Center.
Friday night at the Wenatchee Valley YMCA, it’s Teen Takeover. The Y will stay open late just for middle school aged kids to shoot hoops, climb the rock wall, play games or just hang out. Open to members and non-members.
There will be a free day of Easter egg fun Saturday at Pybus Public Market. The “Eggstravaganza” features a scavenger hunt, egg games, gift bags and more. For ages 3-10.
A Book For All Seasons in Leavenworth celebrates its 25th anniversary with a party and book signing this Sunday.
Libraries around the region are hosting free activities for kids during spring break next week. Check out the full list of theatrical performances and coding games.
Lisa Bee’s is back for another season! Woo who! Come by the bistro for a sensory-friendly Easter egg hunt on Wednesday.
Next Thursday, Lisa Bee’s is hosting a Women of Wenatchee (WOW) event to celebrate and introduce a group of fabulous local women entrepreneurs. There will be yoga, barre, meditation, lip stain, facial cream essential oils… and lots more fun!
Next Friday, Lisa Bee’s is hosting a family movie trivia night.
The first ever WEN-CON comes to the Town Toyota Center on April 8. Gamers and pop-culture fans will love it, and apparently there will also be tons of stuff for the kids to do.
Rhea Lana’s is a HUGE children’s consignment shopping event and it’s happening April 9-13 in Wenatchee. (We wrote about it this week.)
The Fred Meyer Easter Egg Hunt is Sunday, April 9 at Eastmont Community Park.
“Wild” author Cheryl Strayed will speak at the Numerica Performing Arts Center on April 13.
More Easter activities for the kids at Pybus on Saturday, April 15.
Catholic Family and Child Service hosts several play-and-learn events each week for children up to age 5 and their caregivers. The Kaleidoscope Play and Learn group meets Wednesdays at the First Methodist Church at 10 a.m., Thursdays at the Wenatchee Public Library at 10 a.m., and Fridays at the Hope Center at 9 a.m. and 11 a.m. The play sessions are free and no registration is required. For more information call 664-7350 ext. 3093.
The Saddlerock EPC Parent/Toddler Program happens every Tuesday morning. Come for play time, learning, songs and stories. It’s a free program for parents and children ages 1-5.
The Wenatchee Mother-Baby Support Group at the Wenatchee Public Library meets from 1-2:30 p.m. Mondays. (And now there’s a Toddler Group, too! The toddler group meets Mondays at noon at the library. This play-time focuses on movement, exploration, and learning to play together. It’s also a time for parents to visit, connect, and find ongoing support.)
Indoor Park Play Time at Apple Valley Gymnastics, 9:30-11 a.m. Mondays and 8:30-10 a.m. Saturdays.
For kids 6 and younger, head to the play gym at Sport Gymnastics, open Tuesdays through Saturdays.
Story times at the Wenatchee Public Library. (Preschool Story Time: Mondays, Tuesdays and Wednesdays at 10:30 a.m.; Bilingual Story Time: Mondays at 6 p.m..; Pajama Story Time: Tuesdays at 7 p.m.; Baby/Toddler Story Time: Fridays at 10 a.m.; NEW Family Story Time: Saturdays at 11 a.m.)
You’ll find a hands-on children’s activity and craft room upstairs at the Wenatchee Valley Museum & Cultural Center. Kids and their grown-ups get in free and it’s open during regular museum hours.
The Wenatchee Valley Mall Kids Club gets together for adventures the third Saturday of every month.
Bring the whole family out for RunWenatchee’s club run/walks on the Loop Trail every Thursday evening. (Club run check-ins recently moved to Pybus.)
For more events, this week and every week, go to ncwcalendar.com.
(Wenatchee World file photo/Mike Bonnicksen. Mariachi Huenachi member Kimberly Robles, at right, smiles as she gets a rope spinning while working with professional trick roper Victor Escamilla at last year’s Mariachi Northwest Festival.)