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Event Picks, February 2011

Published on: January 27, 2011

Cinderella at Pacific Northwest BalletShoe thing
Pacific Northwest Ballet’s romantic version of Cinderella is a perfect intro to the art form for kids — and you’ll find family activities an hour before each matinee. Look for $15 tickets for under-25’s (select performances only). Feb. 4–13, 2 p.m. Matinees on Feb. 5 and 12, 1 p.m. Matinees on Feb. 6 and 13. $27–$165. McCaw Hall, Seattle Center.

Teddy Bear Clinic at Bellevue College

Fair weather
Talk to a doc, visit the Teddy Bear Clinic, do arts and crafts, sit in on a story time and don’t miss Caspar Babypants’ performance (2 p.m.) at the Healthy Kids/Healthy Families Fair. Saturday, Feb. 5, noon–4 p.m. Bellevue College cafeteria, 3000 Landerholm Circle S.E., Bellevue.

Bali tiger at Point Defiance Zoo & AquariumHeart-y party
Watch as zoo critters nom Valentine’s Day treats as part of the zoo’s enrichment program, which keeps the animals healthy and happy by introducing them to new toys, food and even smells. Saturday, Feb. 12; visit for treat schedule. Free with admission. Point Defiance Zoo & Aquarium, 5400 N. Pearl St., Tacoma.

Stars on Ice at KeyArena

Ice job
Big names on hand to celebrate the 25th anniversary tour of Smucker’s Stars on Ice include Olympic gold medalist Evan Lysacek and Olympic silver medalist Sasha Cohen and many others. They’re at KeyArena in Seattle for one show only! Friday, Feb. 25, 7:30 p.m. Tickets start at $25., 800-745-3000

Snowshoeing in TacomaSnow way
Join Metro Parks Tacoma for a kid-friendly mashup of snowshoeing, family time and basic animal-tracking instruction!  Fee includes gear, expert help and transpo from Metro Parks Headquarters. Sunday, Feb. 27, 9 a.m.–4 p.m. Ages 7 and older. Residents $18, non-residents $20. 253-594-7847

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