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.   

lakeshore4-23LAKESHORE LEARNING CRAFT: Saturday, April 25th from 11 am to 3 pm — Kids can make their own butterfly pencil holder! 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.

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NATIONAL PARKS: Did you know that Active Duty Military members and their families can get FREE admission to National Parks year-round? Military ID is required. For more details, you can go HERE.

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BARNES & NOBLE:
 Saturday, May 2nd at 11 am for special story time and activities featuring “What do you do with an idea?” You can also 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.

lowes4-18LOWE’S BUILD & GROW: Saturday, May 9th at 10 am – Kids can build a Planter for Mother’s Day! Registration opens April 27th and clinics fill up quickly so mark your calendars. 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.

CHUCK E CHEESE: Ending Soon! Check out your local Chuck E. Cheese for a chance to win Super Tickets good for free tokens! Grand prize is a $150 Amazon Gift Card. To enter, a parent or legal guardian must either directly upload, tweet, Instagram or otherwise post to a social media website, a video featuring his or her child dancing to the song, “Do The Chuck E”. Be sure to include the hashtag, #DoTheChuckE. Entry must be submitted by April 19th. Contest not available in Canada. You can go HERE to learn the dance and go HERE for more details and to download the song.

home-depot-kidHOME DEPOT: Saturday, May 2nd – 9 am to 12 pm. Kids can build their own Picket Fence Photo Frame! These FREE, hands-on workshops are designed for kids ages 5-12. Workshops can fill up fast, so its a good idea to register a couple weeks in advance. Go HERE and click on the Kids Workshops tab for more details.

POTTERY BARN: Kids 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.

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.

Kids can also 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.

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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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