Here are some FREE & Discount events going on this weekend. Many may seem to have consistent national participation- but it is always wise to call your local location to be sure they are participating.
BANK OF AMERICA DEBIT CARD HOLDER- MUSEUMS ON US
If you have a Bank of America Debit Card- then check out the list of qualifying museums that you have FREE admission to the first weekend of every month! Find out more and view a list of participating museums in your area HERE.
AC MOORE: Saturday, April 2, 1 pm-3 pm. Kids can buy & decorate an Easter pail; there are some super cute bunny and chick ones that are just adorable! You can find out more information on the A.C. Moore website.
REGAL CINEMAS: “Like” them on Facebook, & click on the exclusives tab to print a $1 small popcorn or a $1 small soft drink. Valid April 1-3.
HOME DEPOT: Saturday, April 2nd, 9 am-12 pm . Designed for kids aged 5-12, this week’s free “How-to” workshop is to build a bright Planter/basket in Easter colors. These workshops are lots of fun & each child gets their own apron and an achievement pin. Go HERE to find out more details.
MICHAELS: Saturday, April 2nd 10 am-noon and Tuesday, April 5th 10 am-noon. This Saturday there will be an Easter Egg Make-It Take-It. Ages 3 and older will be able to decorate a really cute egg (purchase of 7″ craft egg required). On Tuesday kids can make and take an Easter chick from a plastic Easter Egg. You can go find out more information on the Michaels website under store events.
TOYS R US: Saturday, April 2nd noon-2 pm and 2:30-4:30 pm. First there will be a Chuggington Celebration with storytime, coloring, and free giveaways followed by a Ninjago Spinjitsu Training Camp where kids can battle their friends and learn new spinning techniques. Check out more information or find a participating store here. For the Ninjago event, you can find a participating store here.
LAKESHORE LEARNING CRAFT: Saturday, April 2nd 11am-3pm. Kids can make an adorable display of friends out of all kinds of craft items. You can go here for more information or to find a location.
FREE & DISCOUNT ADMISSIONS COURTESY OF TARGET
Target sponsors FREE and discount admissions to arts and cultural events & institutions nationwide. Many of these events are free and on a monthly schedule. Just choose your closest city to see what free or discounted events Target sponsors in your area and if anything is going on in your area this weekend.
DISCOUNT ACTIVITIES & DINING WITH GROUPON
Sign up and receive a daily email from Groupon with coupon offers for savings at up to 90% in a city near you. Visit the Groupon Site, choose your city and enter your e-mail. Each day they feature something cool to do in your city at an unbeatable price. To find out more about how Groupon works, go HERE, and see if there is a city close enough to take advantage of some of the great deals. You can also check out the FAQ and they even have a short video which explains how the program works in more detail.
SAVVY SCHOLARSHIPS & SAVINGS
You can also sign up for Savvy Scholarships & Savings. They offer big discounts on family-friendly things to do in your area while helping out a great cause- as 5% of purchases are donated to the Savvy Source Preschool Scholarship Fund for children in financial need.
-Thanks so much to Karen for rounding up this weekend’s activities!