Pike Place Market Summer Family Fun Days

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Family-friendly cooking and gardening demonstrations, arts and crafts, games, and farmers market will be open. For families and children ages 3-12.

10 a.m.-noon on Sunday June 21, July 19, August 16 and September 20 on Pike Place, near the corner of Pike Pl and Stewart St.

At the Pike Place Farmers Market delicious local food is just the beginning! The Market will host Family Fun-days on the third Sunday of the month this summer (June-September.) Join us for hands on cooking demos, arts and crafts, book readings by local celebrity Katherine Pryor, a scavenger hunt, and free farmers market tours.

All the fun is free! You can pick up fresh fruits and vegetables from one of Pike Place Market’s 80 local farmers while you’re here. Find us under the white tents at the north end of Pike Place, near the corner of Pike Place and Stewart St.

Pike Place Farmers Market proudly doubles EBT/SNAP benefits through the Fresh Bucks program. Stop by the Information Tent while you’re at the Family Fun-days for a free tour and details. Or contact Dana Gould, dana.gould@pikeplacemarket.org.

When: Third Sunday of the summer months, 10am-noon. (June 21st, July 19th, Aug 16th, Sept 20th)

Where: North end of Pike Place Market, near the corner of Pike Pl and Stewart St.

What: Hands on family-friendly cooking and gardening demonstrations, picture book readings by Katherine Pryor, arts and crafts, games, scavenger hunt and farmers market tours.

Who: Families and children ages 3-12.

June 21st Family Fun-day Activities:
• Arts and Crafts including Fathers Day card making, fruit and veggie stamps, coloring and more provided by the Pike Place Farmers Market.
• Scavenger Hunt. Search the farm stands to complete this Market challenge and win a Pike Place Market reusable tote bag.
• Seattle based author, Katherine Pryor, will read her children’s book, Sylvia’s Spinach, in the bed of the old fashioned Pike Place Market farm truck. Kids are sure to love this humorous tale. (Katherine Pryor is a children's author and good food advocate in Seattle, Washington.)
• Plant your own salad fixin’s. Plant micro-green seeds in an egg carton with the Apple Corps. The seeds can conveniently be grown on a windowsill, or transplanted into a home garden. (Apple Corps collaborates with schools, community groups and local organizations to educate children about nutrition.)
• Spin the Pure Food Kids wheel to learn more about sugary foods and why fruits and veggies are the way to go. (The Pure Food Kids Foundation empowers kids to make healthy choices for life.)
• Free farmers market tour! Walk the farmers market with an expert to learn the history of the Market, what fruits and veggies are in season, meet farmers and learn about Fresh Bucks.
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