FREE & Discount Activities for Kids and Families

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…

acmoore-easterbucketACMOORE: I know it’s late notice- but Friday, March 29th from 1-3pm. Kids can buy their own Easter Egg bucket and decorate it for FREE, just in time for Easter! Go HERE for more details and to find a store near you.

CHUCK E CHEESESign up for the Chuck E. Cheese’s e-club for exclusive coupon deals, get FREE tokens on your child’s birthday, kid’s activities and rewards! Just go HERE and enter your email address to get started on great ways to save on food & fun. Joining the e-club is completely free and only takes a few seconds. You can also go HERE to download FREE Rewards Calendars to help your kids earn FREE tokens for good behavior.


BARNES & NOBLE: Saturdays at 11 am. Children’s Weekly Storytime Event, all ages are welcome. Events can vary by store. Enter your zip code HERE to find an event near you.

kids-bowl-freeKIDS BOWL FREE: Its that time of year again when kids can bowl free at participating bowling centers. Registered kids will get TWO free games of bowling EVERY DAY throughout the summer! Some locations have started already. Policies and age restrictions can vary by location so be sure to check out the details where you sign up. You can go HERE to register.

POTTERY BARN: Kids of all ages can enjoy Story Time every Tuesday from 11am-11:30am, check out program details HERE. Members receive an official Book Club Passport at their first story time, plus a special gift after attending five story times. Time & Date for Story Hour may vary by store, call to confirm first.

lakeshore-crafts2LAKESHORE LEARNING CRAFT: Saturday, March 30th at 11 am. Kids can make cute little bug baskets to hold all their special treats! Join the fun every Saturday with FREE crafts for kids at all locations. For a complete calendar of events, check out their Facebook page HERE and click on the Events Tab if you don’t see them.

basspro-easterBASS PRO SHOPS: This Saturday March 30th & Sunday March 31st. Join the Easter Fun this weekend at Bass Pro Shops! Kids ages 2-10 can join the Easter Egg Hunt at 1 pm. Registration begins at 12:30 pm at main entrance. Kids can also participate in craft activities including a Bunny Magnet, Bunny Frame or Scratch Art Egg project. Crafts may vary by location, while supplies last. Kids can also have their picture taken with the Easter Bunny and receive a FREE 4 x 6 photo. For more details, go HERE. Note: Easter photos available at all locations except Branson. Events are available at all locations except Islamorada.

REGAL CINEMASGet $3 Off Freschetta Pizza valid thru 3/31 from Regal Cinema when you “Like” them on Facebook. Then enter your mobile phone number. You’ll receive a text message with link to mobile coupon, click on it – then present your mobile device at the theatre concession counter. Also, when you join the Regal Crown Club you can earn credits for FREE movies, popcorn, soft drinks, and more! You can check out this offer HERE.

michaels-kidsclubMICHAEL’S: The new Kids Club features Free Family Craft Time, Kids Crafts and more. The next FREE Family Craft Time session will be in April. You can go HERE and scroll down to Kids Club to learn more about it. In the meantime, every Saturday, you can reserve a craft session for your kid while you shop! For $2 per child, you can reserve 30 minutes of creative time. Sessions start every half hour from 10 am – 11:30 am. For a complete schedule of events and more details, go HERE or see a store associate. Go HERE to find a store near you.

homedepot-kidsHOME DEPOT: Coming Soon – The next workshop will be Saturday, April 6th from 9 am – 12 noon. Kids will build their own bird feeder. Designed for ages 5-12, these workshops are offered the 1st Saturday of every month and teach children do-it-yourself skills, tool safety and give them a sense of pride and accomplishment. Participants receive a FREE Kids Workshop Apron, commemorative pin and certificate of achievement. Go HERE for more details and to register.

Target sponsors several community events including FREE and discount admissions to arts and cultural events & institutions nationwide. Many of these events are free and on a monthly schedule. Just go HERE and scroll down to where you can choose your closest city to find FREE and reduced-price Target events near you.

-Thanks so much to Kelley for help with rounding up this weekend’s activities!

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