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.

lakeshore3-25LAKESHORE LEARNING CRAFT: Saturday, March 26th from 11 am to 3 pm — Kids can make their own Easter basket to hold their goodies! 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.


toysrus2-26 copyTOYS “R” US: Mark your calendars for Saturday, April 2nd from 12-2pm for a Pokemon Stack Your Deck trade & collect event. Toys ‘R’ Us invites you to celebrate Pokemon’s 20th Anniversary plus get FREE exclusive Clefairy and Meowth promo cards & activity book! Open to kids ages 6 & up and adult collectors too. Limit one per child.  You can go HERE for more details.

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.

 Join the Easter Scavenger Hunt this Saturday, 3/26 from 9 am to 1 pm at your local Michael’s store! Be sure to have your kids bring their Easter baskets with them. There will also be a Kids Club & Parade from 10 am to noon. For the Kids Club project, they will be making  their own Easter Tic Tac Toe game for $2! Kids Club is recommended for ages 3 and up. Just go HERE and scroll down for more details. Its always a good idea to call your store in advance to check schedules and participation.

POTTERY BARN: Kids can enjoy Story Time, every Tuesday from 11am – 11:30am– check out program details HERE. Members will receive a special gift after attending five sessions. Watch for special story time events as well!

basspro3-25BASS PRO SHOPS: Easter Fun at Bass Pro Shops ends this Sunday, March 27th! Kids ages 2-10 can join the Easter Egg Hunt at 2 pm on Saturday and Sunday. Registration begins at 1:30 pm. Kids can also participate in FREE craft activities and have their picture taken with the Easter Bunny. And, new this year– kids will receive a FREE Personalized Digital Video Easter Card to share online with friends & family! For more details, go HERENote: This event is not available at our Islamorada location. Vaughan & Moncton locations will be closed on Good Friday & Easter Sunday. Activities and events subject to change so call ahead for details. 

SUPER TARGET: If you live near a Super Target with a bakery, you can get a FREE Fresh Baked Cookie or opt for a healthier option and choose a FREE piece of Fruit for your kids! The next time you go shopping, just ask one of the bakery employees for a FREE cookie for your child. You can go HERE to check for Super Target locations.

Saturday, March 26th at 11 am — You’re invited to a special story time and activities featuring, What to Do With a Box. Check your local Barnes & Noble store for participation and other events. Just go HERE and enter your zip code.


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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