Spring Break is finally here! And it’s supposed to rain all week… But that’s ok! There are plenty of fun indoor activites going on around the South Sound. Here are a few ideas to help you survive the week:

Crafts at Michael’s

Michael’s is offering several craft events for children this week. They are offering a Spring MAKE Camp during the day, as well as a MAKEathon every evening.

Spring MAKE Camp 10 am – 12 pm Monday thru Friday

Ages 3 and up

$2/$5 per child

Monday, April 9th: Llama paper craft

Tuesday, April 10th: Rainbow/unicorn slime

Wednesday, April 11th: Create art with salt and glue

Thursday, April 12th: Make caterpillars with glue dough

Friday, April 13th: Build a decorative birdhouse

Click to Register Online for Tacoma and Puyallup Locations

Kid’s Club MAKEathon 4 pm – 6 pm Monday thru Friday

Ages 3 and up


Monday, April 9th: Mermaids & Mosaics

Tuesday, April 10th: Backpack Tags & Necklaces

Wednesday, April 11th: Colorful Slime

Thursday, April 12th: Yarn Creatures & Dreamcatchers

Friday, April 13th: Customized Slime

Click to Register Online for Tacoma, Puyallup and Lakewood Locations

Planetarium Show – Hidden Universe

Pierce College Science Dome – Fort Steilacoom Campus

All Ages

$6 per person

Friday, April 13th: 7 pm to 8 pm

An extraordinary journey deep into space, the documentary adventure Hidden Universe brings to life the farthest reaches of our universe with unprecedented clarity through real images captured by the world’s most powerful telescopes-seen on-screen. Stunning, high-resolution images of space allow moviegoers to explore the earliest galaxies, watch stars being born in vivid clouds of gas and dust, tour the surface of Mars, and witness images of distant celestial structures including stunning views of the Sun.

Click HERE for more info and HERE to purchase tickets.

Kids Paint Free! at The Makery

8 and under


Purchase 1 14x19 ADULT sign ($50) and get 1 10x10 KIDS sign FREE

Monday 4/9: SOLD OUT

Wednesday 4/10: 10:30 am

Friday 4/13: 10:30 am

Click HERE for more info, design options and to register.

Play To Learn by the Tacoma Children’s Museum

6 and under


Play to Learn is for parents, grandparents, neighbors, family and friends who nurture children ages six and under. Thematic curriculum invites individual play, fun group activities, songs, and a whole group circle time for children and adults to enjoy together. Click HERE for more information.

Monday, April 9th : South Hill Library 10 am – 11:30 am

Tuesday, April 10th: Sumner Library 1:30 pm – 3:30 pm

Wednesday, April 11th: Parkland/Spanaway Library 10 am – 11:30 am

Graham Library 1:30 pm – 3 pm

Friday, April 13th: Prairie Ridge Recreation Hall 10 am -11:30 am

No need to register!

Neighborhood Night at the Tacoma Art Museum

All Ages


Thursday 4/12: 5 pm to 8 pm

Tacoma Art Museum is now open late and FREE to the community every Thursday, 5 – 8 pm!

Find your inner artist and sketch in the galleries with an expert teaching artist.

Enjoy happy hour specials in TAM Cafe  from 4 – 7 pm.

Click HERE for more information and HERE for a list of exhibitions on view.

$2 Tuesday Spring Break Skate at Tiffany’s

All Ages

Tuesday 4/10: 1 pm – 8 pm

$2 per skater plus rentals (listed below)

Regular Quad Rental $3

Premium Quad Rental $5

Inline Rental $5

Skate Mate Rental $5 for entire session

Click HERE for more info and other skate times.

A clean home is a happy home