FAMILY BEST BETS OF THE WEEK
Where/When: , 100 Mill Ave. S., Renton, on Wednesday at 10:30 am.
Why Go: Sing along with Caspar Babypants (also known as Chris Ballew, lead singer of Presidents of the United States of America), as he performs children’s songs from his album “This Is Fun.”
Where/When: , 825 228th Ave. SE, Sammamish, on Thursday at 3:30 pm.
Why Go: Inglewood Junior High School drama students will perform skits and help kids celebrate great Dr. Seuss stories.
Where/When: , 8236 SE 24th St., Mercer Island, on Tuesdays and Fridays from 2 to 4:30 pm, Thursdays from 9:30 am to noon, and Sundays from 11 am to 2 pm.
Why Go: Get your little one (6 and younger) out of the rain and playing with balls, bikes and other fun toys in the gym.
Cost: $3 residents/ $4 non-residents
Where/When: , 8805 SE 40th St., Mercer Island, Friday and Saturday at 7 pm.
Why Go: The Shumba Youth Marimba Ensemble is performing beautiful and ancient music on their handcrafted xylophones.
Cost: $15 for adults, $13 for youth
Where/When: , Northeast 8th & 156th Avenue Northeast in Bellevue, from Friday at noon through Sunday at 5:30 pm.
Why Go: Restaurants at Crossroads Bellevue offer more than 70 sample-sized “bites” for low prices, while great live music plays on the center stage.
Cost: Prices vary