Running out of ideas for summer fun with your kids?
Snapdoodle Toys can help. The Pickering family loved visiting specialty toy stores so much growing up, they eventually opened their own. Now the kids are grown and there are four Snapdoodles in the Seattle area, including the most recent storefront at Grand Ridge Plaza in the Issaquah Highlands.
“Small things like sidewalk chalk and bubbles have been wildly popular!” says Rob Pickering, owner of Snapdoodle Toys. “Our Kickboard scooters have also been selling like crazy. People are keen to roll around the cul-de-sac while spending more time at home.”
Always willing to go the extra mile for customers, the store is currently offering private, safe shopping before or after regular business hours. Not sure what to get? Ask the knowledgable staff, or try a $10 ‘blind bag’ packed with mystery toys — while supplies last.
A full afternoon of family fun
Looking for more family entertainment? Regal Theatres has new protocols in place to keep employees and customers safe when they re-open. Theatres will be sanitized after each movie, and customers can reduce touch points by using the Regal App to purchase tickets and concessions. Stop by the toy store, grab a bite to eat, then sit down for a show at Regal Issaquah Highlands.
If your school district has opted for remote learning you may not need to buy back-to-school outfits, but that doesn’t mean your kids have stopped growing! Pop into Carter’s or Marshalls before your movie, or buy a treat for yourself at Francesca’s or Jos. A. Bank.
Photo contest for big prizes
Show Grand Ridge Plaza what you got this summer for a chance to win great prizes! From Aug. 10 to 23 if you post a photo to Instagram of your shop ‘til you drop experience at Grand Ridge Plaza (and use the hashtags #Shop and #ShowGRPWhatYouGot) you’ll be entered to win great prizes from Grand Ridge Plaza merchants, and be entered into the Ultimate Gift Pack draw. Don’t have Instagram but still want to enter the contest? Click here for a chance to win one of four $1.000 Ultimate Gift Packs!
: Find unique women’s clothing, accessories and gifts. Because they’re a boutique you’ll only find one or two of each item in store, which means no one in the neighborhood will be able to copy your unique style. Plus they add new items almost daily, so there’s always a reason to stop by and browse.
: Since 1905 Jos. A. Bank has made a name with quality workmanship and classic menswear for casual style and special occasions. Combine craft and comfort while looking good from head to toe. Custom suits, tuxedo rentals, shoes and outerwear for the modern man.