Enjoy family-friendly Recess Monkey at Edmonds Center for the Arts Saturday

High-energy musical group "Recess Monkey" comes to the ECA Saturday.

High-energy musical group “Recess Monkey” comes to the ECA Saturday.

Edmonds Center for the Arts will launch its new Family Series with a performance by Seattle-based “Kindie” rockers Recess Monkey this Saturday, April 12 at 11 a.m.

Recess Monkey is the nationally acclaimed trio of teachers who make music for kids and families that truly rocks. Time Out New York recently named Recess Monkey the No. 3 Kindie band in America behind the iconic They Might Be Giants and gifted Chicago kid-tunester Justin Roberts. Lyrically, the group weaves jokes and puns together with universal childhood themes, speaking to both kids and their parents simultaneously with catchy, melodic songs.

Recess Monkey is presented as part of ECA’s new Family Series, a program that focuses on engaging children from a young age in diverse and exciting arts experiences. The cornerstone of the Family Series is the free annual event Kidstock!, which was held Feb. 8 at ECA.

All children who attend Recess Monkey will receive a surprise gift. Tickets are $5, and available through the ECA Box Office at 425-275-9595, www.ec4arts.org, or in person at 410 4th Ave. N.

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