Play Date! Great Family Events and Deals in the Sammamish Area

Here are fun activities and some sweet deals for the whole family this upcoming week.


October 14: Toddler Time at the Community Center in Issaquah

  • 8 am to Noon
  • At the Issaquah Community Center at 301 Rainer Blvd. South.
  • For kids age one to three with an adult caregiver.
  • Get out of the rain and run around and play with toys, slides and bikes at this indoor playground.
  • Questions? Call 425-837-3300.
  • Cost: $2

October 17: Pajama Story Time at the

  • 7 pm to 8 pm
  • For ages two to six.
  • Enjoy stories, puppets, music and movement in your pjs.
  • Cost: Free

October 18: Teen Writer’s Group at the

  • 3:30 pm to 5 pm
  • For teens.
  • Talk about writing and share pieces to be critiqued or just observe while enjoying snacks.
  • Cost: Free

October 18: Life After High School: Write to Win at the

  • 7 pm to 8:30 pm
  • For teens.
  • Learn how to write successful college entrance essays and college applications. Find out from a real college administrator who will give you an insider’s view into the process. Learn practical strategies on how to put together a winning application and essay.
  • Cost: Free but registration online by October 13 is required.

October 15: Fall Pumpkin Harvest Festival at Remlinger Farms in Carnation

  • 10 am to 6 pm
  • Celebrate fall with a trip to Remlinger Farms. The park’s rides will be open, along with the restaurant, market, u-pick pumpkin field and corn maze. 
  • Cost: $15.25 for adults and kids over 12 months. $13 for seniors and 12 months and younger – free! 

Sweet Deals

Halloween Costume Swap at in Kirkland

  • Deal: Go green this Halloween and save some money. Drop off a clean, gently used Halloween costume at Unique Plus, located in downtown Kirkland across from the , by October 13 and get a ticket. Come back for the store's costume swap event on 10-14 from 2 pm to 4 pm and your child will use the ticket to pick out his or her next costume for free. 
  • Costumes should be for a baby to 12-year-old. Costumes that are not choosen at the event will be donated to .
  • Questions? Call 425-296-1024
  • Good Through: October 14, 2011

at Store Closure Sale

  • Deal: Now up to 60% off everything in the store including toys, craft activity kits, books and their inventory of European shoes for kids.
  • Good Through: While inventory lasts.

Jerry Gropp Architect AIA October 12, 2011 at 06:19 PM
I wonder if they'll let us "grownups" ride this? It really looks like fun. Jerry http://o4.aolcdn.com/dims-shared/dims3/PATCH/resize/600x450/http://hss-prod.hss.aol.com/hss/storage/patch/fdc5518d0858ed3718822d69f1d23247
David V October 12, 2011 at 06:52 PM
This pumpkin catapult video is from a trip to Jubilee Farms, out in Carnation. The kids (and adults!) loved it..
Kathleen F. Miller October 12, 2011 at 09:22 PM
Thanks for sharing David! Keep those great "fun places to take your kids to get a pumpkin" ideas coming!


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