FREE & Discount Activities for Kids and 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.   

BOA-LogoBANK OF AMERICA: 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! To find out more about the Museums on Us Program and to view a list of participating museums in your area, you can go HERE.

LOWE’S BUILD & GROW: Saturday, February 14th at 10 am –  Kids can build a Sweetheart Picture Holder. All Build & Grow Clinics give kids a chance to build a wooden project and receive a free apron, goggles, patch, and more! You can go HERE for more details and to set up a Lowe’s Build and Grow account.

LIVING SOCIAL: Another good resource for great deals and discounts in your local area is Living Social. You can head over HERE to check for deals on all kinds of things including kids’ activities, entertainment, dining out, travel, etc. Just enter your zip code or city and state.

 Check out your local ToysRUs this Saturday, February 7th from 12 pm – 2 pm for a Spongetastic Event to celebrate the release of The SpongeBob Movie Sponge Out Of Water in theaters today, February 6th. Kids can build their own Mega Bloks SpongeBob SquarePants Jellyfish Launcher and take it home, along with a FREE Mega Bloks SpongeBob SquarePants figure. You can check out all the details HERE.

lakeshore2-5LAKESHORE LEARNING CRAFT: Saturday, February 7th from 11 am to 3 pm — Kids can create their own coupon pocket filled with coupons redeemable for something special!  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.

GROUPON: Sign up and receive a daily email from Groupon with coupon offers for savings 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 learn more about how Groupon works, go HERE, and see if there is a city close enough to you to take advantage of some of these great deals.

 Join the Kids’ Club and get fun, free, rewards & special offers! Benefits include a FREE Cupcake from the cafe on your birthday. Go HERE for more details.

POTTERY BARN: Check out their Valentine’s Day Card Making Station now thru February 14th where kids can make their own Valentine’s Day card. Pottery Barn is partnering with Bright Horizons Foundation for Children to host this event. Kids are invited to also make a Valentine to give away to a child in need. For more details, go HERE.

Kids can also enjoy Story Time every Tuesday from 11am to 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.

michaels2-5MICHAEL’S: Check out Michael’s Kids Club for fun kids’ events! This Saturday, February 7th, from 10 am to 12 noon, kids can make their own puzzle piece necklace. Just $2 per child for 30 minutes of creative craft fun, supplies included. Ages 3 & up. Go HERE for more details and to register.

CHUCK E CHEESE: Sign up for their e-club for exclusive coupon deals, and 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.


FREE & DISCOUNT ADMISSIONS COURTESY OF TARGET: 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 the roundup!

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  1. says children 5+, think I could qualify? haha
    I like Legos and Spongebob!
    I actually have the Lego Krusty Krab diner. My kids are teenagers now but we still like building with Legos.

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