FREE & Discount Activities for Kids & Families

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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.

BORDERS: Saturday, March 26th at 2 pm. This Saturday there will be a Special Kids Event with crafts, games and more.  Designed for kids 8-12, there will be LEGO building fun and participants will receive a FREE LEGO racer.  Space is limited, so you should call ahead for store details.  Children under 14 must be accompanied by an adult and you can find out more information on the Borders website.

AC MOORE: Saturday, March 26th, 1 pm-5 pm.  Kids can make & take an adorable “fun bug” clay pot and there will be klutz face painting and a demonstration on decorating glass blocks.  You can find out more information on the A.C. Moore website.

MICHAELS: Sunday, March 27th 1 pm-3 pm. This Sunday there will be a Bottle Caps Make-It Take-It.  Ages 3 and older will be able to design a super cute bottle cap.  You can go find out more information on the Michaels website under store events.

DISNEY STORE:  Saturday, March 26th.  The Disney Store will be having a Tangled Adventure with an activity sheet, games, and fun.  Ages 3+ and only while supplies last.  Go HERE to find a participating location.

REGAL CINEMAS: “Like” them on Facebook HERE, then click on the exclusives tab to print a coupon for a FREE small soft drink with popcorn purchase. Valid March 25th – 27th.

LOWE’S BUILD AND GROW CLINICS: Saturday, March 26th at 10 am. This Saturday kid’s can make a “fortune teller” that they can question, shake up, and look inside for the answer.  Go here for more information.

 AMF BOWLING: Sign up and grab a coupon good for $20 off your next game of bowling for 4 or more people! When you fill out the short form and enter your zip, it will pull up the closest AMF centers in your area to see if there is one near you. By signing up you’ll also receive other monthly offers and coupons.

LAKESHORE LEARNING CRAFT: Saturday, March 26th 11am-3pm. Kids can make a bright and colorful butterfly using pom-poms, pipe stems, tissue paper and other craft items. You can go here for more information or to find a location.

Target sponsors FREE and discount admissions to arts and cultural events & institutions nationwide. Many of these events are free and on a monthly schedule. You can go HERE and 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.

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.

-Thanks so much to Karen for rounding up this weekend’s activities!

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