17 ways to honor Martin Luther King Jr. as a family this weekend.
17 ways to honor Martin Luther King Jr. as a family this weekend.

Swansons Nursery Kids’ Club: Make a terrarium

Drop in 10 a.m.–2 p.m. on Saturday–Sunday, Jan. 18–19, to make a tropical Mason jar terrarium. A $15 activity fee covers all materials and instruction.


The best indoor pools to escape the cold

Burn off the winter wiggles at these amazing indoor pools for families. Enjoy lazy rivers, epic slides, warm-water pools and more.

5 indoor sports to try as a family

It’s time to break out of the foul-weather funk! Parents and kids can get moving together at these local gyms, classes and studios.
1. Warm up with a fireside story about black bears, then bust out the crayons for coloring time. (SAT.)
2. Move to powerfully expressive djembe drumming at a family-favorite concert. Admission is free for kids. (SAT.)
3. Celebrate Lunar New Year with lion dances, Vietnamese food and art, a kids’ fashion show and more at the Tết Festival. (SAT.–SUN.)
4. Get your hands dirty planting a beautiful Mason jar terrarium. (SAT.–SUN.)
5. Build model railroads, create and test bridges, and go on an IMAX train journey at a hands-on train fest(SAT.–MON.)
6. Now’s your chance to check off that bucket list and explore public lands and trails for free. (MON.)

Safe N Sound swim camps

We are happy and proud to announce that registration for our fun summer camps begins Saturday, Feb. 1, at 10 a.m.



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