Events

Kids making art at a table

FIG Studio: Summer Memory Books

A self-guided, self-exploratory play-to-learn, make-and-take space for young inquisitive minds to imagine, create, and innovate. Perfect for all ages. The Studio is open for free-creation and sensory exploration, and our supply bins are stocked with plenty of materials!

August 28 – September 1: Summer Memory Books

What did you do this summer? Join us in the FIG to tell us your stories and make a book about your adventures.

Child working with clay

Paint Play: Make Your Own Fossil

Paint Play encourages little hands to brush, mix, and touch using a variety of art materials. Explore different drawing and painting techniques, from finger-painting to watercolors to tempera.

August 29 & 31: Make Your Own Fossil

Use special dough to make your own fossils to take home.

Maracas

Music Makers, Body Shakers

Music Makers, Body Shakers invites little hands and bodies to join us for a fun musical exploration. A FIG educator will lead children in song, dance, and music.. For all with an accompanying adult. Included with admission/ Members free.

Kids making art at a table

FIG Studio: Summer Memory Books

A self-guided, self-exploratory play-to-learn, make-and-take space for young inquisitive minds to imagine, create, and innovate. Perfect for all ages. The Studio is open for free-creation and sensory exploration, and our supply bins are stocked with plenty of materials!

August 28 – September 1: Summer Memory Books

What did you do this summer? Join us in the FIG to tell us your stories and make a book about your adventures.

Storytime at the FIG

Storytime transports little ones with big imaginations to far-away places! Join us in the FIG for Storytime where a new book related to our activity themes is selected each week. Our storytime will take place every Friday, 10:30-11am. Included with admission/Members free.

Kids making art at a table

FIG Studio: Summer Memory Books

A self-guided, self-exploratory play-to-learn, make-and-take space for young inquisitive minds to imagine, create, and innovate. Perfect for all ages. The Studio is open for free-creation and sensory exploration, and our supply bins are stocked with plenty of materials!

August 28 – September 1: Summer Memory Books

What did you do this summer? Join us in the FIG to tell us your stories and make a book about your adventures.

Child working with clay

Paint Play: Make Your Own Fossil

Paint Play encourages little hands to brush, mix, and touch using a variety of art materials. Explore different drawing and painting techniques, from finger-painting to watercolors to tempera.

August 29 & 31: Make Your Own Fossil

Use special dough to make your own fossils to take home.

Kids making art at a table

FIG Studio: Summer Memory Books

A self-guided, self-exploratory play-to-learn, make-and-take space for young inquisitive minds to imagine, create, and innovate. Perfect for all ages. The Studio is open for free-creation and sensory exploration, and our supply bins are stocked with plenty of materials!

August 28 – September 1: Summer Memory Books

What did you do this summer? Join us in the FIG to tell us your stories and make a book about your adventures.

Science Lab at the FIG: Fossils

Science Lab inspires innovative thinkers and future designers and engineers! Engage in sensory experimentation, build math and science skills, and strengthen hand-eye coordination. Classes are led by a FIG educator and rotate weekly.

August 28: Fossils

Learn how plant and animal prints have gotten trapped in stone and what the best way is to find them in the wild.

 

Kids making art at a table

FIG Studio: Summer Memory Books

A self-guided, self-exploratory play-to-learn, make-and-take space for young inquisitive minds to imagine, create, and innovate. Perfect for all ages. The Studio is open for free-creation and sensory exploration, and our supply bins are stocked with plenty of materials!

August 28 – September 1: Summer Memory Books

What did you do this summer? Join us in the FIG to tell us your stories and make a book about your adventures.

Windsock made of paper

FIG Studio: Windsock

A self-guided, self-exploratory play-to-learn, make-and-take space for young inquisitive minds to imagine, create, and innovate. Perfect for all ages. The Studio is open for free-creation and sensory exploration, and our supply bins are stocked with plenty of materials!

August 21 – 25: Windsock

Which way is the wind blowing? This week you can make a magical new toy that will glide in the wind and reveal which direction the wind is blowing.

Kid playing with shaving cream

Paint Play: Shaving Cream Prints

Paint Play encourages little hands to brush, mix, and touch using a variety of art materials. Explore different drawing and painting techniques, from finger-painting to watercolors to tempera.

August 22 & 24: Shaving Cream Prints

Let’s make a swirly mess together then place paper on top to create magical art!

Maracas

Music Makers, Body Shakers

Music Makers, Body Shakers invites little hands and bodies to join us for a fun musical exploration. A FIG educator will lead children in song, dance, and music.. For all with an accompanying adult. Included with admission/ Members free.

Windsock made of paper

FIG Studio: Windsock

A self-guided, self-exploratory play-to-learn, make-and-take space for young inquisitive minds to imagine, create, and innovate. Perfect for all ages. The Studio is open for free-creation and sensory exploration, and our supply bins are stocked with plenty of materials!

August 21 – 25: Windsock

Which way is the wind blowing? This week you can make a magical new toy that will glide in the wind and reveal which direction the wind is blowing.

Storytime at the FIG

Storytime transports little ones with big imaginations to far-away places! Join us in the FIG for Storytime where a new book related to our activity themes is selected each week. Our storytime will take place every Friday, 10:30-11am. Included with admission/Members free.

Windsock made of paper

FIG Studio: Windsock

A self-guided, self-exploratory play-to-learn, make-and-take space for young inquisitive minds to imagine, create, and innovate. Perfect for all ages. The Studio is open for free-creation and sensory exploration, and our supply bins are stocked with plenty of materials!

August 21 – 25: Windsock

Which way is the wind blowing? This week you can make a magical new toy that will glide in the wind and reveal which direction the wind is blowing.

Kid playing with shaving cream

Paint Play: Shaving Cream Prints

Paint Play encourages little hands to brush, mix, and touch using a variety of art materials. Explore different drawing and painting techniques, from finger-painting to watercolors to tempera.

August 22 & 24: Shaving Cream Prints

Let’s make a swirly mess together then place paper on top to create magical art!

Windsock made of paper

FIG Studio: Windsock

A self-guided, self-exploratory play-to-learn, make-and-take space for young inquisitive minds to imagine, create, and innovate. Perfect for all ages. The Studio is open for free-creation and sensory exploration, and our supply bins are stocked with plenty of materials!

August 21 – 25: Windsock

Which way is the wind blowing? This week you can make a magical new toy that will glide in the wind and reveal which direction the wind is blowing.

Minerals of the Pacific Northwest

Science Lab at the FIG: Crystals and Gems

Science Lab inspires innovative thinkers and future designers and engineers! Engage in sensory experimentation, build math and science skills, and strengthen hand-eye coordination. Classes are led by a FIG educator and rotate weekly.

August 21: Crystals and Gems

If you like sparkly and shiny rocks join us this week in Science Lab where you will get to touch and hold semi-precious stones while learning about their unique qualities.

Windsock made of paper

FIG Studio: Windsock

A self-guided, self-exploratory play-to-learn, make-and-take space for young inquisitive minds to imagine, create, and innovate. Perfect for all ages. The Studio is open for free-creation and sensory exploration, and our supply bins are stocked with plenty of materials!

August 21 – 25: Windsock

Which way is the wind blowing? This week you can make a magical new toy that will glide in the wind and reveal which direction the wind is blowing.

Paper watermelon

FIG Studio: Watermelon

A self-guided, self-exploratory play-to-learn, make-and-take space for young inquisitive minds to imagine, create, and innovate. Perfect for all ages. The Studio is open for free-creation and sensory exploration, and our supply bins are stocked with plenty of materials!

August 14 – 18: Watermelon

What is your favorite fruit? This week we will be making not-so-juicy watermelons using fun materials for the seeds.

Image of stamps and paint

Paint Play: Printmaking

Paint Play encourages little hands to brush, mix, and touch using a variety of art materials. Explore different drawing and painting techniques, from finger-painting to watercolors to tempera.

August 15 & 17: Printmaking

Roll into the FIG to use our linocut pads, stencils, stamps, and other materials to make a print.

Maracas

Music Makers, Body Shakers

Music Makers, Body Shakers invites little hands and bodies to join us for a fun musical exploration. A FIG educator will lead children in song, dance, and music.. For all with an accompanying adult. Included with admission/ Members free.

Paper watermelon

FIG Studio: Watermelon

A self-guided, self-exploratory play-to-learn, make-and-take space for young inquisitive minds to imagine, create, and innovate. Perfect for all ages. The Studio is open for free-creation and sensory exploration, and our supply bins are stocked with plenty of materials!

August 14 – 18: Watermelon

What is your favorite fruit? This week we will be making not-so-juicy watermelons using fun materials for the seeds.

Storytime at the FIG

Storytime transports little ones with big imaginations to far-away places! Join us in the FIG for Storytime where a new book related to our activity themes is selected each week. Our storytime will take place every Friday, 10:30-11am. Included with admission/Members free.

Paper watermelon

FIG Studio: Watermelon

A self-guided, self-exploratory play-to-learn, make-and-take space for young inquisitive minds to imagine, create, and innovate. Perfect for all ages. The Studio is open for free-creation and sensory exploration, and our supply bins are stocked with plenty of materials!

August 14 – 18: Watermelon

What is your favorite fruit? This week we will be making not-so-juicy watermelons using fun materials for the seeds.

Image of stamps and paint

Paint Play: Printmaking

Paint Play encourages little hands to brush, mix, and touch using a variety of art materials. Explore different drawing and painting techniques, from finger-painting to watercolors to tempera.

August 15 & 17: Printmaking

Roll into the FIG to use our linocut pads, stencils, stamps, and other materials to make a print.

Paper watermelon

FIG Studio: Watermelon

A self-guided, self-exploratory play-to-learn, make-and-take space for young inquisitive minds to imagine, create, and innovate. Perfect for all ages. The Studio is open for free-creation and sensory exploration, and our supply bins are stocked with plenty of materials!

August 14 – 18: Watermelon

What is your favorite fruit? This week we will be making not-so-juicy watermelons using fun materials for the seeds.

Science Lab at the FIG: Volcanoes

Science Lab inspires innovative thinkers and future designers and engineers! Engage in sensory experimentation, build math and science skills, and strengthen hand-eye coordination. Classes are led by a FIG educator and rotate weekly.

August 14: Volcanoes

What makes a volcano explode? Will Mount Baker erupt anytime soon? We will learn more about local volcanoes.

 

Paper watermelon

FIG Studio: Watermelon

A self-guided, self-exploratory play-to-learn, make-and-take space for young inquisitive minds to imagine, create, and innovate. Perfect for all ages. The Studio is open for free-creation and sensory exploration, and our supply bins are stocked with plenty of materials!

August 14 – 18: Watermelon

What is your favorite fruit? This week we will be making not-so-juicy watermelons using fun materials for the seeds.

Kids and parents working on crafts at FIG

FIG Studio: Whatever Floats Your Boat

A self-guided, self-exploratory play-to-learn, make-and-take space for young inquisitive minds to imagine, create, and innovate. Perfect for all ages. The Studio is open for free-creation and sensory exploration, and our supply bins are stocked with plenty of materials!

August 7 – 11: Whatever Floats Your Boat

Re-use, reduce, and recycle some items to make a boat to float in water.

Kids painting

Paint Play: Explosive Painting

Paint Play encourages little hands to brush, mix, and touch using a variety of art materials. Explore different drawing and painting techniques, from finger-painting to watercolors to tempera.

August 8 & 10: Explosive Painting

We will create a colorful chemical reaction using baking soda, vinegar, and paint to make unique works of art.

 

Maracas

Music Makers, Body Shakers

Music Makers, Body Shakers invites little hands and bodies to join us for a fun musical exploration. A FIG educator will lead children in song, dance, and music.. For all with an accompanying adult. Included with admission/ Members free.

Kids and parents working on crafts at FIG

FIG Studio: Whatever Floats Your Boat

A self-guided, self-exploratory play-to-learn, make-and-take space for young inquisitive minds to imagine, create, and innovate. Perfect for all ages. The Studio is open for free-creation and sensory exploration, and our supply bins are stocked with plenty of materials!

August 7 – 11: Whatever Floats Your Boat

Re-use, reduce, and recycle some items to make a boat to float in water.

Storytime at the FIG

Storytime transports little ones with big imaginations to far-away places! Join us in the FIG for Storytime where a new book related to our activity themes is selected each week. Our storytime will take place every Friday, 10:30-11am. Included with admission/Members free.

Kids and parents working on crafts at FIG

FIG Studio: Whatever Floats Your Boat

A self-guided, self-exploratory play-to-learn, make-and-take space for young inquisitive minds to imagine, create, and innovate. Perfect for all ages. The Studio is open for free-creation and sensory exploration, and our supply bins are stocked with plenty of materials!

August 7 – 11: Whatever Floats Your Boat

Re-use, reduce, and recycle some items to make a boat to float in water.

Kids painting

Paint Play: Explosive Painting

Paint Play encourages little hands to brush, mix, and touch using a variety of art materials. Explore different drawing and painting techniques, from finger-painting to watercolors to tempera.

August 8 & 10: Explosive Painting

We will create a colorful chemical reaction using baking soda, vinegar, and paint to make unique works of art.

 

Kids and parents working on crafts at FIG

FIG Studio: Whatever Floats Your Boat

A self-guided, self-exploratory play-to-learn, make-and-take space for young inquisitive minds to imagine, create, and innovate. Perfect for all ages. The Studio is open for free-creation and sensory exploration, and our supply bins are stocked with plenty of materials!

August 7 – 11: Whatever Floats Your Boat

Re-use, reduce, and recycle some items to make a boat to float in water.

Science Lab at the FIG: Rock Cycle

Science Lab inspires innovative thinkers and future designers and engineers! Engage in sensory experimentation, build math and science skills, and strengthen hand-eye coordination. Classes are led by a FIG educator and rotate weekly.

August 7: Rock Cycle

Where do rocks come from? Do they come from the sky or deep within the earth? We will explore the origin of rocks.

Kids and parents working on crafts at FIG

FIG Studio: Whatever Floats Your Boat

A self-guided, self-exploratory play-to-learn, make-and-take space for young inquisitive minds to imagine, create, and innovate. Perfect for all ages. The Studio is open for free-creation and sensory exploration, and our supply bins are stocked with plenty of materials!

August 7 – 11: Whatever Floats Your Boat

Re-use, reduce, and recycle some items to make a boat to float in water.

Ice cream made of paper

FIG Studio: Paper Ice Cream

A self-guided, self-exploratory play-to-learn, make-and-take space for young inquisitive minds to imagine, create, and innovate. Perfect for all ages. The Studio is open for free-creation and sensory exploration, and our supply bins are stocked with plenty of materials!

July 31 – August 4: Paper Ice Cream

I scream, you scream, we all scream for ice cream! This week we will be making paper ice cream cones and popsicles in the FIG. What is your favorite flavor?

Painted rock image

Paint Play: Pet Rock

Paint Play encourages little hands to brush, mix, and touch using a variety of art materials. Explore different drawing and painting techniques, from finger-painting to watercolors to tempera.

August 1 & 3: Pet Rock

Have you ever wanted a pet of your own? Join us in the FIG this week to paint a rock who will become your new pet.

Maracas

Music Makers, Body Shakers

Music Makers, Body Shakers invites little hands and bodies to join us for a fun musical exploration. A FIG educator will lead children in song, dance, and music.. For all with an accompanying adult. Included with admission/ Members free.

Ice cream made of paper

FIG Studio: Paper Ice Cream

A self-guided, self-exploratory play-to-learn, make-and-take space for young inquisitive minds to imagine, create, and innovate. Perfect for all ages. The Studio is open for free-creation and sensory exploration, and our supply bins are stocked with plenty of materials!

July 31 – August 4: Paper Ice Cream

I scream, you scream, we all scream for ice cream! This week we will be making paper ice cream cones and popsicles in the FIG. What is your favorite flavor?

Storytime at the FIG

Storytime transports little ones with big imaginations to far-away places! Join us in the FIG for Storytime where a new book related to our activity themes is selected each week. Our storytime will take place every Friday, 10:30-11am. Included with admission/Members free.

Ice cream made of paper

FIG Studio: Paper Ice Cream

A self-guided, self-exploratory play-to-learn, make-and-take space for young inquisitive minds to imagine, create, and innovate. Perfect for all ages. The Studio is open for free-creation and sensory exploration, and our supply bins are stocked with plenty of materials!

July 31 – August 4: Paper Ice Cream

I scream, you scream, we all scream for ice cream! This week we will be making paper ice cream cones and popsicles in the FIG. What is your favorite flavor?

Painted rock image

Paint Play: Pet Rock

Paint Play encourages little hands to brush, mix, and touch using a variety of art materials. Explore different drawing and painting techniques, from finger-painting to watercolors to tempera.

August 1 & 3: Pet Rock

Have you ever wanted a pet of your own? Join us in the FIG this week to paint a rock who will become your new pet.

Ice cream made of paper

FIG Studio: Paper Ice Cream

A self-guided, self-exploratory play-to-learn, make-and-take space for young inquisitive minds to imagine, create, and innovate. Perfect for all ages. The Studio is open for free-creation and sensory exploration, and our supply bins are stocked with plenty of materials!

July 31 – August 4: Paper Ice Cream

I scream, you scream, we all scream for ice cream! This week we will be making paper ice cream cones and popsicles in the FIG. What is your favorite flavor?

Child digging in sand

Science Lab at the FIG: Paleontologists

Science Lab inspires innovative thinkers and future designers and engineers! Engage in sensory experimentation, build math and science skills, and strengthen hand-eye coordination. Classes are led by a FIG educator and rotate weekly.

July 31 – Paleontologists

Have you ever wondered how dinosaur bones are discovered and uncovered? Join us to dig up some fun facts about paleontologists, people who study fossils, and maybe uncover some dinosaur fossils yourself!

Ice cream made of paper

FIG Studio: Paper Ice Cream

A self-guided, self-exploratory play-to-learn, make-and-take space for young inquisitive minds to imagine, create, and innovate. Perfect for all ages. The Studio is open for free-creation and sensory exploration, and our supply bins are stocked with plenty of materials!

July 31 – August 4: Paper Ice Cream

I scream, you scream, we all scream for ice cream! This week we will be making paper ice cream cones and popsicles in the FIG. What is your favorite flavor?

Dinosaur Eggs made of paper

FIG Studio: Dinosaur Eggs

A self-guided, self-exploratory play-to-learn, make-and-take space for young inquisitive minds to imagine, create, and innovate. Perfect for all ages. The Studio is open for free-creation and sensory exploration, and our supply bins are stocked with plenty of materials!

July 24 – 28: Dinosaur Eggs

What makes a dinosaur a reptile? Scaly skin, four legs, and hatching from eggs! This week we will be putting together a cute hatching baby dinosaur.

Child's painting of dinosaurs

Paint Play: Dinosaur Shape Paintings

Paint Play encourages little hands to brush, mix, and touch using a variety of art materials. Explore different drawing and painting techniques, from finger-painting to watercolors to tempera.

July 25 & 27: Dinosaur Shape Paintings

How many colors can you fit inside a Stegosaurus? How about a T-Rex? Unleash your creativity and paint inside your favorite dinosaur shape.

Maracas

Music Makers, Body Shakers

Music Makers, Body Shakers invites little hands and bodies to join us for a fun musical exploration. A FIG educator will lead children in song, dance, and music.. For all with an accompanying adult. Included with admission/ Members free.

Dinosaur Eggs made of paper

FIG Studio: Dinosaur Eggs

A self-guided, self-exploratory play-to-learn, make-and-take space for young inquisitive minds to imagine, create, and innovate. Perfect for all ages. The Studio is open for free-creation and sensory exploration, and our supply bins are stocked with plenty of materials!

July 24 – 28: Dinosaur Eggs

What makes a dinosaur a reptile? Scaly skin, four legs, and hatching from eggs! This week we will be putting together a cute hatching baby dinosaur.

Storytime at the FIG

Storytime transports little ones with big imaginations to far-away places! Join us in the FIG for Storytime where a new book related to our activity themes is selected each week. Our storytime will take place every Friday, 10:30-11am. Included with admission/Members free.

Dinosaur Eggs made of paper

FIG Studio: Dinosaur Eggs

A self-guided, self-exploratory play-to-learn, make-and-take space for young inquisitive minds to imagine, create, and innovate. Perfect for all ages. The Studio is open for free-creation and sensory exploration, and our supply bins are stocked with plenty of materials!

July 24 – 28: Dinosaur Eggs

What makes a dinosaur a reptile? Scaly skin, four legs, and hatching from eggs! This week we will be putting together a cute hatching baby dinosaur.

Child's painting of dinosaurs

Paint Play: Dinosaur Shape Paintings

Paint Play encourages little hands to brush, mix, and touch using a variety of art materials. Explore different drawing and painting techniques, from finger-painting to watercolors to tempera.

July 25 & 27: Dinosaur Shape Paintings

How many colors can you fit inside a Stegosaurus? How about a T-Rex? Unleash your creativity and paint inside your favorite dinosaur shape.

Dinosaur Eggs made of paper

FIG Studio: Dinosaur Eggs

A self-guided, self-exploratory play-to-learn, make-and-take space for young inquisitive minds to imagine, create, and innovate. Perfect for all ages. The Studio is open for free-creation and sensory exploration, and our supply bins are stocked with plenty of materials!

July 24 – 28: Dinosaur Eggs

What makes a dinosaur a reptile? Scaly skin, four legs, and hatching from eggs! This week we will be putting together a cute hatching baby dinosaur.

Child's painting of dinosaurs

Science Lab at the FIG: Local Dinosaurs

Science Lab inspires innovative thinkers and future designers and engineers! Engage in sensory experimentation, build math and science skills, and strengthen hand-eye coordination. Classes are led by a FIG educator and rotate weekly.

July 24: Local Dinosaurs

Dinosaur bones are often found when people are digging deep into the earth for construction projects. Bones from a Giant Ground Sloth were found while building the Sea-Tac airport, hikers found bones of a rhinoceros-like dinosaur near Blue Lake, and workers found bones from a carnivorous Theropod while digging in the San Juan Islands. Join us to learn more about these creatures and how to look for dinosaur bones in the wild.

Dinosaur Eggs made of paper

FIG Studio: Dinosaur Eggs

A self-guided, self-exploratory play-to-learn, make-and-take space for young inquisitive minds to imagine, create, and innovate. Perfect for all ages. The Studio is open for free-creation and sensory exploration, and our supply bins are stocked with plenty of materials!

July 24 – 28: Dinosaur Eggs

What makes a dinosaur a reptile? Scaly skin, four legs, and hatching from eggs! This week we will be putting together a cute hatching baby dinosaur.