If your kids are sports fans, check out the schedule of the Angel of the Winds Arena (FKA Xfinity Arena at Everett). This 10,000-seat, multi-purpose venue hosts championship hockey, ice shows and star-power concerts. It's home to the Everett Silvertips, www.everettsilvertips.com, and Tilted Thunder Rail Birds, the Northwest's only banked track roller derby league, www.tiltedthunder.com.
In addition to exciting hockey games September through March, the center hosts basketball, volleyball, wrestling and gymnastics events. Information: (425) 322-2600. For tickets: (866) 332-8499.