Barber of Seville Family Day
Figaro! Figaro! Figaro! (Yep, it’s that one.) Introduce kids to Rossini’s sparkling comic opera at Seattle Opera’s Family Day matinee. You’ll get a nifty price break and a chance to meet cast members at intermission.
Sunday, Jan. 23, 2 p.m. Up to four $15 student tickets with each full-price adult ticket. Ages 12 and older. seattleopera.org/barber
‘Mickey’s Magic Show’
Fans of the Mouse can catch Mickey and his pals in a magic show that features illusions from Disney films. See Cinderella’s rags transform into a dazzling ball gown and other “how’d they do that?” visual tricks.
Sunday, Jan. 23, 12:30 p.m. and 3:30 p.m. Comcast Arena at Everett, 2000 Hewitt Ave., Everett. $19–$49. comcastarenaeverett.com
Children’s Film Festival Seattle
Our homegrown celebration of cinema for kids kicks off with a pajama party and concert by Caspar Babypants. Don’t miss the pancake breakfast — or the fascinating lineup of features for kids and the kid-like.
Jan. 28–Feb. 6, show times vary. Northwest Film Forum, 1515 12th Ave., Seattle. $6.50–$9 (some events cost more). nwfilmforum.org
Kids Rock series
Kindiependent musicians rock Mount Baker this month! Recess Monkey gets the kiddos dancing on Jan. 8, and Johnny Bregar treats families to his unique brand of rootsy folk on Jan. 22.
Saturday, Jan. 8 and Jan. 22, 10:30 a.m. Mount Baker Community Clubhouse, 2811 Mount Rainier Drive S., Seattle. kindiependent.com
Big Mini Golf Classic
Kids can practice their golf chops on Family Day, hitting plastic balls into putting holes throughout the building. The course ends up onstage, where families can get in on hot dogs and inflatables.
Saturday, Jan. 29, 10 a.m.–4 p.m. The Washington Center for the Performing Arts, 512 Washington St. S.E., Olympia. washingtoncenter.org