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Sounders vs. Chicago Fire
Sep. 28, 2016 - Sep. 28, 2016
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Crafter Hours: Van Gogh and Merlot
Sep. 29, 2016 - Sep. 29, 2016
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Caspar Babypants Performance at SBCC
Sep. 30, 2016 - Sep. 30, 2016
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UW Huskies vs. Stanford
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Oct. 2, 2016 - Oct. 2, 2016
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Low Sensory Evenings
Oct. 5, 2016 - Oct. 5, 2016
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Friday Bellwether Art Walk
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Cavalleria Rusticana by Pietro Mascagni
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KidsQuest Children's Museum

4091 Factoria Mall SE
Bellevue, WA 98006
(P) 425-637-8100  

Enjoy hours of delight and discovery at this hands-on, interactive museum for children and families designed to engage kids from birth to age eight. Art, science, technology and daily life experiences are integrated in world-class exhibits and programs with strong ties to the Pacific Northwest. KidsQuest has received numerous local awards including Best Kid-Friendly Museum and Best Nonprofit.

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Parent Workshops: Managing Temper Tantrums

September 27, 2016
Venue:
KidsQuest Children's Museum
Time:
6:00 PM – 7:45 PM
Admission:
Free
Power struggles in childrearing oftentimes result in a tug-of-war between the parent and the child. When children are so frustrated and angry that they become physically out of control, parents might be tempted to do all that they can to “make” their child get themsel…more details

Storytime

September 27 – November 20, 2016
Venue:
KidsQuest Children's Museum
Time:
11:00 AM – 11:45 AM
Admission:
Free with Museum membership or paid admission. No registration required.
Recurrence:
Recurring weekly on Sunday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday
Circle up with the KidsQuest staff as we learn through songs, books, rhymes, and giggles! We'll read, sing, and wiggle as we explore a new adventure each week! This informal storytime is great for families with children of all ages.…more details

QuestClub After-School Science

September 28, 2016
Venue:
KidsQuest Children's Museum
Time:
2:30 PM – 4:00 PM
Admission:
$10/member, $15/nonmember. Pre-registration recommended.
This fall we’ll be studying The Science of Art! Join us as we experiment and learn about scientific concepts to create beautiful pieces of art. Children will join together to express their creativity as we work with various mediums that include felt, circuits, plastics, and…more details

Crafter Hours: Van Gogh and Merlot

September 29, 2016
Venue:
KidsQuest Children's Museum
Time:
6:00 PM – 8:00 PM
Admission:
$20/member, $23/nonmember
It’s time to get crafty with ceramics! Studio 2 You will lead you in a creative workshop layering different glazing techniques and textured materials to complete a one of a kind ceramic canvas masterpiece based on Vincent van Gogh’s Starry Night. Join us for this rela…more details

Art Workshop: Van Gogh Clay Canvas

September 30, 2016
Venue:
KidsQuest Children's Museum
Time:
6:00 PM – 8:00 PM
Admission:
$15/member, $18/nonmember
Bring Vincent van Gogh's Starry Night painting to life…ceramic style! Studio 2 You will lead students in a creative workshop layering different glazing techniques and textured materials to complete a one of a kind ceramic canvas masterpiece. (Your clay creation will be pro…more details

Open Discovery

September 30 – November 18, 2016
Venue:
KidsQuest Children's Museum
Time:
11:00 AM – 12:00 PM
Admission:
Free with Museum membership or paid admission. No registration required.
Recurrence:
Recurring weekly on Friday
Explore self-guided school readiness activities together! Learn playful ways to practice patterning, scientific thinking, literacy skills and more! Designed for families with children ages 0-5.…more details

Science Hour

September 30 – November 20, 2016
Venue:
KidsQuest Children's Museum
Time:
2:00 PM – 3:00 PM
Admission:
Free with Museum membership or paid admission. No registration required.
Recurrence:
Recurring weekly on Sunday, Friday
Experience science through hands-on investigation! Children and adults explore at their own pace as we explore color mixing, insects, microscopes, and more. All ages welcome!…more details

Weekend Playshop

Starting October 1, 2016
Presented by:
KidsQuest Children's Museum
Venue:
KidsQuest Children's Museum
Time:
11:00 AM – 1:00 PM
Admission:
Free with museum membership or paid admission.
Recurrence:
Recurring weekly on Saturday
Get your mind and hands busy building, creating and imagining with exciting hands-on projects in the Construction Zone at KidsQuest Children's Museum! Recommended for families with children ages 5 and up.…more details

Low Sensory Evenings

October 5, 2016
Venue:
KidsQuest Children's Museum
Time:
5:30 PM – 7:30 PM
Admission:
Free. Pre-registration required. Tickets are limited to keep noise levels low.
Low Sensory Evenings are a special time just for kids with sensory sensitivities to visit the museum. We're limiting attendance and turning down the ambient noise and light to provide an even more inviting place to explore, play, and learn. These evenings are especially appropria…more details

Play & Paint

Starting October 5, 2016
Presented by:
KidsQuest Children's Museum
Venue:
KidsQuest Children's Museum
Time:
2:00 PM – 3:00 PM
Admission:
Free with museum membership or paid admission.
Recurrence:
Recurring monthly on the 1st Wednesday
1st & 3rd Wednesdays of every month, 2-3pm Bring your budding Picasso to KidsQuest Children's Museum explore all things paint-y! Splatter, roll, and stamp together in open-ended paint exploration. All ages welcome.…more details

Play & Paint

October 05 – November 2, 2016
Venue:
KidsQuest Children's Museum
Time:
2:00 PM – 3:00 PM
Admission:
Free with Museum membership or paid admission. No registration required.
Recurrence:
Recurring monthly on the 1st Wednesday
1st & 3rd Wednesdays, 2-3pm Bring your budding Picasso to explore all things paint-y! Splatter, roll, and stamp together in open-ended paint exploration. All ages welcome.…more details

Parent Workshops: Fun and Meaningful Family Travel

October 12, 2016
Venue:
KidsQuest Children's Museum
Time:
6:00 PM – 7:45 PM
Admission:
Free. Pre-registration required. Childcare available for a suggested donation of $5/child. To register for childcare call 425-637-8100.
Travel can have a transformational impact on children’s development, and build memories to last a lifetime. How can you ensure your family trips are fun-filled, enlightening, bond-building experiences? This workshop will help parents of children ages 4-18 plan adventures th…more details

QuestClub After-School Science

October 12, 2016
Venue:
KidsQuest Children's Museum
Time:
2:30 PM – 4:00 PM
Admission:
$10/member, $15/nonmember.Pre-registration recommended.
This fall we’ll be studying The Science of Art! Join us as we experiment and learn about scientific concepts to create beautiful pieces of art. Children will join together to express their creativity as we work with various mediums that include felt, circuits, plastics, and…more details

Create with Bellevue Arts Museum

October 14, 2016
Venue:
KidsQuest Children's Museum
Time:
4:00 PM – 6:00 PM
Admission:
Free with Museum membership or paid admission. No registration required.
Activate your creative side with Bellevue Arts Museum! Join us for hands-on art projects and explorations inspired by BAM’s current exhibitions. Best for families with children ages 3 to 10.…more details

Eats & Beats: Eric Ode’s Batty Halloween Show

October 15, 2016
Venue:
KidsQuest Children's Museum
Time:
5:45 PM – 8:00 PM
Admission:
Advance Tickets: $8/member/, $11/nonmember, $3 Jet City Pizza & lemonade At the Door (if space allows): $10/member, $13/nonmember Pre-registration required for food.
Join the hilarious Eric Ode for a night of Halloween-inspired music and stories! Author of ten children’s books and winner of six Parents’ Choice Awards, Eric Ode will have the whole family dancing and singing to spooky songs. It will be a fun evening of catchy tunes…more details

Parents’ Night Out: Creepy Chemistry

October 19, 2016
Venue:
KidsQuest Children's Museum
Time:
6:00 PM – 9:00 PM
Admission:
$30/member ($20 each additional sibling) $35/nonmember ($25 each additional sibling) Pre-registration required.
Drop off the kids for a fun evening of pizza, science, and museum playtime! Adults, take some much needed time off while your kids enjoy a special evening just for them. When you’re out we’ll see science get spooky! Experiment with chemical reactions as we make a gho…more details

Hands-on History: The Log Cabin Experience

October 20 – November 17, 2016
Venue:
KidsQuest Children's Museum
Time:
5:00 PM – 8:00 PM
Admission:
Free during $1 Third Thursday Night.
Recurrence:
Recurring monthly on the 3rd Thursday
Step back in time with Eastside Heritage Center. Experience the construction of log cabins used in early Bellevue. Help build a model cabin with round logs and hewn logs. Pound nails with a toy cobbler’s bench and drive golf tees into foam boards. Take home craft pieces for…more details

Family Adventures in Spooky Kooky Concoctions

October 21, 2016
Venue:
KidsQuest Children's Museum
Time:
6:00 PM – 7:30 PM
Admission:
$25/member family, $30/nonmember. Pre-registration is required.
Join us in the laboratory for some weird and wacky chemistry! Become a mad scientist as we experiment with things that glow, stretch, and float. Find out the science behind all things spooky and kooky! Geared towards families and recommended for ages 5 and up.…more details

Halloween Spooktacular

October 31, 2016
Venue:
KidsQuest Children's Museum
Time:
5:00 PM – 8:00 PM
Admission:
Advance Tickets: $7/member/, $10/nonmember At the Door (if space allows): $9/member, $12/nonmember
Don your wildest, craziest, or cutest costume for some hauntingly hands-on fun! Conduct science experiments in the spooky kooky laboratory, cruise the creepy cake walk, create eerie art, and explore boo-rific dry ice bubbles!…more details

Create with Bellevue Arts Museum

November 4, 2016
Venue:
KidsQuest Children's Museum
Time:
4:00 PM – 6:00 PM
Admission:
Free with KidsQuest Museum membership or paid admission. No registration required.
Activate your creative side with Bellevue Arts Museum! Join us for hands-on art projects and explorations inspired by BAM’s current exhibitions. Best for families with children ages 3 to 10. Free with Museum membership or paid admission. No registration required.…more details

Parents’ Night Out: Fossil Discovery

November 9, 2016
Venue:
KidsQuest Children's Museum
Time:
6:00 PM – 9:00 PM
Admission:
$30/member ($20 each additional sibling) $35/nonmember ($25 each additional sibling) Pre-registration required.
Drop off the kids for a fun evening of pizza, science, and museum playtime! Adults, take some much needed time off while your kids enjoy a special evening just for them. Calling all paleontologists! Help us hunt for hidden dinosaur bones and assemble a giant T-Rex skeleton. Then…more details

Parent Workshops: Managing Power Struggles Around Eating & Sleeping

November 15, 2016
Venue:
KidsQuest Children's Museum
Time:
6:00 PM – 7:45 PM
Admission:
Free. Pre-registration required. Childcare available for a suggested donation of $5/child. To register for childcare call 425-637-8100.
Power struggles in childrearing oftentimes result in a tug-of-war between the parent and the child. When children don't eat what is served or don't sleep on schedule, parents can find themselves frequently battling over daily life. In this workshop, parents will learn why these r…more details