Play Date! Dec. 28 - Jan. 4: Professor Payne's Amazing Flea Circus & Magic Show and More

Fun activities and some sweet deals for the whole family this upcoming week.

Dec. 29: Professor Payne’s Amazing Flea Circus and Magic Show at the

  • 3 pm to 4 pm
  • For ages five and up
  • Hold your breath as you watch the death defying acts performed by Professor Payne’s Performing Fleas. Witness amazing feats of daring-do performed by Hercules, the world’s strongest flea, Marceau, the world’s only mime flea and Fearless Flambeau, as he is shot out of a cannon!
  • Cost: Free but arrive early as space may be limited.  Sponsored by the Sammamish Friends of the Library.

Dec. 29: Celebration Lane at Bellevue Way and NE 8th

  • 7 p.m.
  • The nightly display of lights, music and live toy soldiers drumming returns through Dec. 31. Line up prior to 7 p.m. along the sidewalks of the (, and ). 
  • Cost: Free

Dec 31: Ring in the New Year at the 

  • 10 am to 2 pm (note the museum closes at 2 pm today and is closed Jan. 1st)
  • Decorate a crown and make a noisemaker to celebrate.
  • Cost: Free to members or with paid admission

Dec. 31: Skating at the

  • 11 am to 11 pm
  • For kids of all ages
  • Cost: $10 admission includes skate rental, $7 if you bring your own skates.

Jan. 3: Free Classes at the

  • Sensory Art Studio 10:15 am to 11:00. For ages 12 months to 2 1/2 years with an adult caregiver.
  • Sensory Art Studio 11:15 am to Noon. For ages three to five with an adult caregiver.
  • Budding Artists 4 - 4:45 pm. For ages three to six.
  • Cost: One free class per child. You must pre-register by calling 425 883-2400 or email lifeissweet@orangeblossomsociety.com

Jan. 4: Free Classes at the Orange Blossom Society

  • Play & Learn 9:30 -10:30 am. For ages three to six.
  • Open Studio 3:30 - 5 pm. For ages 12 months to five years with an adult caregiver
  • Cost: One free class per child. You must pre-register by calling 425 883-2400 or email lifeissweet@orangeblossomsociety.com

Sweet Deals


  • Deal: Free museum passes for selected dates for two people in partnership with the King County Library System.
  • Go online to select the dates you wish to visit the museums. The program also offers free passes for selected dates to the Museum of History and Industry and the Washington State History Museum.
  • Good Through: Ongoing

  • Deal: Up to 60 percent off apparel, shoes and accessories and up to 50 percent off luggage and selected toys. Find more money saving coupons online.
  • Good Through: Dec. 31

  • Deal: Save up to 75 percent off at stores. Also earn a $10 store credit for every $20 you spend now until 1/22, up to a $30 credit, that you can spend 1/27 until 2/8.
  • Good Through: Dec. 31


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