Hop aboard a historic steamship, join a Shakespearean adventure and more!
Hop aboard a historic steamship, join a Shakespearean adventure and more!

Awesome summer library programs for kids

Tap into the deep treasure trove of fun activities your local library has on offer.

9 perfect picnic spots around the Sound

Pack a snack or pick up tasty takeout and head to these gorgeous and fun local gems.

Summer at Samena

Samena offers weekly themed camps to interest your kids all summer long. Themes include swimming, tennis, art, science, sports and more.


mr1-free-summer-meals-image mr2-zach-brittle-image
The fun doesn’t have to stop! Our calendar is filled with virtual and in-person events, including our own free virtual playtime activities and parenting speakers.
1. Stretch your legs and go on self-guided trail walks through forest and farmland. (SAT.)
2. Journey through Scandinavia in a free virtual family concert following the adventures of Peer Gynt. (SAT.)
3. Take in the sights, sounds and history of Lake Union aboard a century-old steamship. (SAT.)
4. Join a community bike ride and demonstration in support of local Black-owned businesses. (SAT.)
5. Celebrate Tanabata virtually all month long! Make origami, watch powerful taiko performances and more. (THROUGH JULY 31)
6. The game is afoot! Complete Shakespeare-related missions in this free all-ages scavenger hunt(THROUGH AUG. 9)

What does child care look like moving forward?

Take a short survey to provide local organizations with your insights about working parents’ child-care needs and be entered for a chance to win a $100 gift card.



Beep beep! Where to catch a drive-in movie with the kids


Kids can earn free pizza by reading


Ready for drive-in summer fun at the Fair?


Enhance life’s special moments with Ascend

It’s time to celebrate you, with an elevated experience 31 floors above Bellevue. Create memories with breathtaking views and exceptional dining. More >>

Considering a phone for your kid?

Enter our latest reader giveaway! Tello is giving away a free smartphone with a complimentary six-month service plan to one lucky family. Enter now >>
Sponsored by Tello
Facebook   Twitter   Pinterest   Instagram
Visit Our Website
7683 SE 27th St. PMB #190
Mercer Island, WA 98040
Manage your preferences | Opt out using True Remove™
Got this as a forward? Sign up to receive our future emails
View this message online
Can't buy our love! ParentMap never sells our good reviews or recommendations for events.
Our opinions aren't for sale, and we think that matters. Find more great events on our
Family Fun Calendar. To submit an event, fill out our online form.
Subscribe to our email list.