Happy Thursday! If you’re looking for something fun to do, read on for a list of local events.
The Wenatchee Public Library will host sensory-friendly story times on Thursdays through April 11.
Young Life is hosting a free dinner (with childcare available!) tonight for teen moms. There will be a fun, paint-along project, too.
The Mariachi Northwest Festival is Friday at the Town Toyota Center.
The 9th Annual Entiat Kite Festival is this Saturday. Free kites for kids to decorate and fly. There will be music and activities, and food and drink available for a donation.
Saturday at 11 a.m., it’s Family Story Time at the Wenatchee Library. Later Saturday afternoon at the library, there will be a Spring Break Party for preschoolers, kids in early elementary school and their families. Snacks, STEM activities, stories, crafts and more!
Date night this Saturday: Seattle indie band Pickwick is coming to the Numerica PAC.
The Wenatchee Wild play at home at the TTC this Saturday and Sunday in the conference finals.
On Monday, local mom and fitness coach Ali Wells is hosting a stroller fitness class. It’s the season-opener for her group, Wenatchee Family Fitness. The class begins at 10 a.m. at Walla Walla Point Park.
There will be a live-action performance of the children’s book, “New Shoes,” at the Wenatchee Library on Monday.
There will be an all-ages ukulele class at the Wenatchee Library on Tuesday.
Family Day at Lisa Bee’s is coming up next Friday, April 5.
Registration is now open for a new YMCA program called HYPE! — a PE program for homeschoolers 6 to 16 years old with set curriculum including games to develop strength and coordination, health and nutrition education, learning the basics of team sports, and lots of fun! Kids will spend one hour at the YMCA with a Homeschool PE coach. Classes start April 3.
On April 13, TEAMS Learning Center is holding its annual Sock Hop fundraiser at the Wenatchee Valley Museum & Cultural Center. There will be a classic car show, a dance, a costume contest and more. And kids are welcome!
There will be a free art class for kids at the Wenatchee Valley Museum on April 13.
The Fred Meyer Easter Egg Hunt is happening at Eastmont Community Park on Sunday, April 14.
A HUGE children’s consignment sale will open to the public on April 14-18.
The Saddlerock Evangelical Presbyterian Church Easter Egg Hunt is also on Saturday, April 20.
Registration is now open for the YMCA’s Lake Wenatchee Summer Camp, as well as winter swim lessons.
The indoor playground at Pybus is open for the season. It’s a warm place full of toys for toddlers to play with during the cold months. With a few exceptions, the play area will be open Monday-Thursday from 9 a.m.-noon each week through March.
Story times for children of all ages at the Wenatchee Public Library.
The Wenatchee YMCA offers Toddler Time Thursdays, open gym for little ones every Thursdays from 10:30-11:30 a.m.
Get the whole family moving with Kids Yoga classes.
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 Wenatchee Mother-Baby Support Group at the Wenatchee Public Library meets from 1-2:30 p.m. Mondays.
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.
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.
For more events, this week and every week, go to ncwcalendar.com.