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Meet Daniel Tiger During 'Be My Neighbor Week' This August

RSVP to meet Daniel Tiger — for free! — in Bellingham, Yakima or Bellevue

Published on: July 26, 2018

Daniel Tiger
Daniel Tiger. Credit: KCTS 9 Public Television

Would your kids like to meet the "real" Daniel Tiger? They're in luck! Daniel Tiger is doing a meet-and-greet tour of Washington this August and your family can meet him — and snap a photo with him — all for free.

In honor of the 50th anniversary of the iconic TV series "Mister Rogers' Neighborhood," local station KCTS 9 Public Television invites families to RSVP for free "Be My Neighbor Days" taking place this August in Bellingham, Yakima and Bellevue.

Daniel Tiger is a beloved character and star of the PBS Kids show "Daniel Tiger's Neighborhood." The show is a spin-off of "Mister Rogers' Neighborhood."

How to meet Daniel

Ready to register to meet Daniel Tiger? Be My Neighbor Days are free and open to the public, but you must follow a couple of specific steps to attend. Here's what you need to know and do:

  1. You must RSVP for a specific time slot for a specific Be My Neighbor Day — see date and location details below. RSVP links "open" on Saturday, July 28, at 10 a.m. To be sure to get a time slot, we encourage you to set a reminder and be ready at 10 a.m. — Daniel has a lot of fans! No walk-ups will be admitted; you must register in advance. One RSVP admits your whole family.
  2. Bring at least one non-perishable food bank donation per person.

Even though timed-entry tickets should help reduce wait times, families should still plan on waiting in line outside. Don't forget water, hats and sunscreen and perhaps an umbrella for shade, camp chairs or some small toys or games to help with the wait.

Bellingham Be My Neighbor Day: Monday, Aug. 13, 2–6 p.m.

Visit the Bellingham Be My Neighbor Day page to RSVP to meet Daniel at this event! He's making his Bellingham stop at the Mount Baker Theatre, located at 104 N. Commercial Street. Enjoy activities with the Bellingham Public Library, Marine Life Center and Whatcom Humane Society, in addition to meeting Daniel.

Yakima Be My Neighbor Day: Wednesday, Aug. 15, 2–6 p.m.

Visit the Yakima Be My Neighbor Day page to RSVP to meet Daniel at this event! Daniel is making his Yakima stop at the Yakima Valley Museum, located at 12105 Tieton Drive. Enjoy crafts with Camp Prime Time and bring some money for treats from The Soda Fountain.

Bellevue Be My Neighbor Day: Saturday, Aug. 18, noon–2 p.m.

Visit the Bellevue Be My Neighbor Day page to RSVP to meet Daniel at this event! Daniel is making his Bellevue stop at the Marketplace at Factoria, near Panera Bread. Enjoy free face painting and giveaways from STAR 101.5.

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