Free, Fun & Frugal Activities for Kids and Families this Weekend

Free Activities for Kids

If you are looking for inexpensive and free activities for kids and family activities, here is a huge list for you! Please keep in mind that it is always best to call ahead and make sure that your local retailer is participating to avoid disappointment.

Love-Monster

Barnes & Noble

Saturday, February 13th at 11 AM

Storytime and activities featuring Love Monster & the Last Chocolate

Contact your local Barnes & Noble store to verify participation.

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Bass Pro Shops

During February, attend free workshops on hunting, fishing, camping, kayaking and more. Check your local Bass Pro Shop store for specific events, times, and details.

 

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Guitar Center

Saturday, February 13th at 10:15 AM – Intro to Ableton

Register at Guitar Center workshops.

home depot workshops for adults

 

Home Depot Workshop for Adults

Saturday, February 13th from 10:00 AM to 11:30 AM -Build a Storage Bench

Sunday, February 14th from 1 PM – 2:30 PM -learn how to install decorative molding.

You can pre-register online and get more information here: Home Depot workshops.

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Lakeshore Learning

Saturday, February 13th from 11 AM-3 PM and a few locations offer crafts on Sunday.

Kids design and take a President’s Day Mask craft. Get more from Lakeshore Learning Free Crafts for Kids.

 

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Lowe’s Build and Grow

Saturday, February 13th at 10 AM

Kids make and take a Valentine’s Day Picture Frame. Register at Lowe’s Kids Clinics.

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Michael’s Kids Club

Saturday, February 13th from 10 AM – 12 Noon

Kids make and take a Valentine’s Day Dreamcatcher. Cost is $2 per child. Find out more information here.

 

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Williams-Sonoma Free Technique Classes for Adults

Sunday, February 14th

Thai Smoke-less Grilling – learn to grill healthy food year round with counter-top grills and minimal smoke. They will demonstrate chicken satay with a spicy peanut sauce. Contact your local store to register and find out times. The class size is limited.

……… MARK YOUR CALENDAR, COMING SOON……..

:: FREE Museum Weekend for Bank of America Customers

Saturday, March 5th and Sunday, March 7th

Bank of America’s Museums on US offers free admission to more than 150 museums nationwide. Present your B of A or Merrill Lynch credit or debit card and a photo ID for free admission. Cardholder only. For more info visit http://museums.bankofamerica.com.

:: Free Smithsonian Magazine Admission Day

Saturday, March 12th

Here are the participating museums. Ticket information is available on the Smithsonian Magazine website now. Each guest must present a ticket and you can get a free ticket for yourself and one guest for one museum.

:: FREE National Park Admission Dates for 2016

  • April 16th-24th – National Park Week
  • August 25th-28th – National Park Service Birthday
  • September 24 – National Public Lands Day
  • November 11 – Veterans Day

:: FREE National Parks Admission for 4th Graders

Every 4th grader will get an Every Kid in the Park pass food for FREE admission to all of America’s National Parks. The pass will be good for one full year and will be good for the 4th graders & their families as most parks charge admission per car. This is part of President Obama’s Every Kid in the Park initiative.

:: Home Depot Kids Workshop

Saturday, March 5th from 9 AM to 12 PM

Kids make and take a Toy Wagon craft. Get more information and register at Home Depot workshops .

:: Lego Stores Free Model Build

Usually held monthly in stores, kids ages 6 to 14 can build and binoculars. Contact your closest LEGO® Store for details.

:: Michael’s Family Craft Time

Sunday, February 21st from 2 PM – 3:30 PM

Coloring time for adults. Find out more information here.

:: Pottery Barn Kids

Storytime on Tuesdays from 11 – 11:30 AM. For more information, visit Pottery Barn Kids events here.

:: Williams-Sonoma Free Cooking Classes for Kids

Stay tuned for new classes happening in March. Get more information at your local store .

More to Explore Throughout the Year:

:: Apple Store

Free workshops – learn the basic of Mac, iPad, iPhone, or iPod. Learn how to create slideshows with iPhoto. Edit home movies with iMovie and more! Find your local store and make a reservation for a free workshop here.

:: Athleta Stores

Free fitness classes, group runs and special events at your local store. Visit your local store page here for more information.

:: Beauty Events in Stores

Find free beauty events at local stores with free samples and demonstrations. Visit the website that keeps track of these right here.

:: Factory Tours

Find factory tours all across the USA, go here, The site has 570 tours and counting! Many are free but some may have an admission fee. (Thanks to the Happy Housewife for sharing this!)

:: Flying Lessons

Young Eagles – kids ages 8 to 17 experience aviation and get free rides in private aircraft flown by experienced pilots. Get more information here.

:: Home and Garden Shows

If you like Home and Garden shows, this site will give you a free pass. Check the ACS Home Show site.

:: Lululemon Fitness Classes

Lululemon locations offer free yoga classes, go here for schedules and locations.

:: Major League Baseball Clinics

Through the Major League Baseball Players Alumni Association, kids can attend a free baseball clinic in many locations across the country. The free program is called Free Legends for Youth Kids Clinics.

:: Microsoft High Tech DigiCamp for Girls (free)

Microsoft is proud to offer technology programs specifically for youth. Find out more information here.

:: Playground Finder

If you find yourself in a new location and are looking for a playground, use the free KaBoom Map of Play, playground finder and just type your location into the search bar.

:: Find Pumpkin Patches, Hay Rides, Pick Your Own Orchards and Haunted Houses. Many of these will have a fee or admission. Enter your location for details.

:: REI Running Classes

Learn or get back into running with training and techniques classes. Find our more at REI.com.

:: Sephora: Free In Store Beauty Classes

Join the Sephora Beauty club , and attend free beauty classes inside Sephora stores to learn everything from building a skin care routine to creating the perfect smoky eye. Classes are held on Sunday at more than 60 stores across the USA. Check with your local stores for schedules and times.

:: SKI Passport for 5th Graders

Go to www.5thgradeskipassport.com to get a free pass in Idaho or the Pacific Northwest. For other areas, search for your state with the words “5th grade ski pass + your state”, or the name of your local ski resort.

:: Target – Free Community Events

Target is also sponsoring FREE community events ranging from free museum admission, free theater tickets, family activities and tours at some of our countries most famous venues. Times and locations vary by city. Find free family activities sponsored by Target in your area right here.

:: Wine Tasting

Total Wine stores offer free wine tasting classes each weekend. Learn about specific producers, regions and varietals. Where allowed by law, participants receive special discounts on the wine being tasted. View the FREE Wine Tasting Schedule here.

:: More Free Museum Dates

This site, www.freemuseumday.org, tracks free museum days in the following cities: Boston, Chicago, Los Angeles, New York, Portland, San Francisco Bay Area, and the Seattle Area.

:: Celebrate Crazy and Fun Holidays

Make memories and celebrate fun holidays with your family. This week you can celebrate Gumdrop Day, World Whale Day, Tortellini Day, and more. See the schedule at Days of the Year.

* For more ideas for family fun, be sure and check Groupon, Amazon Local and LivingSocial in your area. Join each site for free and start having more fun on a budget! These vouchers make great gifts too!

For inexpensive and sometimes free tickets to local events, I am a fan of Goldstar tickets. Watch your emails for the heading “Comp Train” from Goldstar. If you are new, you can set up a free account here.

Be sure and check out your local library and parks and recreation departments for free programs and events right in your hometown!

Thanks More with Less Today.


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Whitmor Closet Organizer Collection 3 Tier Shelves with 2 Collapsible Drawers, $20.99 (reg. $39.49)

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If you are looking for a good storage option for your closet, check out this deal on the Whitmor Closet Organizer Collection 3 Tier Shelves with 2 Collapsible Drawers. It’s $20.99 on Amazon right now. Shipping is free on orders of $35 or more, or get free shipping with Amazon Prime (get your free trial). Amazon prices can change at any time.

Sturdy epoxy coated metal frame
3 breathable fabric shelves keep clothes fresh
Two collapsible fabric storage drawers

Thanks Thrifty NW Mom.

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HOT! Phone and tablet chargers and cables at BLOW OUT prices (up to 67% off)

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If you are in need of some chargers, check out these highly discounted products which will be available at these prices through this week only.

5-Port USB Charger + BONUS PACK with 2-Port Car Charger, $9.97 when you use the code 10CHARGE at checkout (regularly $25.97) – Pictured above

2-Port USB Car Charger + BONUS 36 Inch MFi Lightning Cable (Apple), $5.27 when you use the code 67CHARGE at checkout (regularly $14.97)

2-Port USB Car Charger + BONUS 36 Inch Micro USB Cable (Android), $3.95 when you use the code 67CHARGE at checkout (regularly $9.97)

2-Pack of Apple Certified MFi Lightning to USB Cable (3 feet), $7.49 when you use the code 50CABLES at checkout (regularly $14.97)

3-Pack of Apple Certified MFi Lightning to USB Cable (16 inches), $7.49 when you use the code 50CABLES at checkout (regularly $14.97)

2-Pack of Micro USB Charger Cables for Android (3 feet), $4.99 when you use the code 50CABLES at checkout (regularly $9.97)

3-Pack of Micro USB Charger Cables for Android (16 inches), $4.99 when you use the code 50CABLES at checkout (regularly $9.97)

Shipping is free on orders of $35 or more, or get free shipping with Amazon Prime (get your free trial). Amazon prices can change at any time.






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Little Tikes Cook ‘n Store Kitchen Playset, $44.37 (reg. $69.99)

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Amazon has the Little Tikes Cook ‘n Store Kitchen Playset on sale right now for $44.37 with free shipping. Amazon prices can change at any time.

Fully-assembled toddler kitchen with colorful features for your little chef
No assembly required!
Oven and stove top with clicking knobs, and spinning shelves for storage
Compactly folds up for easy storage
Includes 32 kitchen accessories

Thanks Queen Bee Coupons.

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Gymboree Presidents Day Sale & Free Shipping

Gymboree Sale On Now!

Today only, Gymboree is offering up free shipping with no minimum, and they are also running their Presidents Day Sale where you can get up to 80% off clearance! Deals start at $1. Click here to shop.

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WindTunnel Max Multi-Cyclonic Bagless Upright Vacuum Cleaner, $98 (reg. $188)

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Today only, Home Depot has the WindTunnel Max Multi-Cyclonic Bagless Upright Vacuum Cleaner on sale for $98. Get free shipping or free store pickup.

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Amazon: Survival Seed Vault – Heirloom Emergency Survival Seeds, $14.99 Today Only

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One of Amazon’s Daily Deals today is on the Survival Seed Vault – Heirloom Emergency Survival Seeds. Comes with 20 easy to grow varieties for $14.99. Shipping is free on orders of $35 or more, or get free shipping with Amazon Prime (get your free trial). Amazon prices can change at any time.

20 Varieties Of Hardy Heirloom Survival Seeds Passed Down From Our Forefathers.
Survival Seeds Rated For 5+ Years Of Storage At 75 Degrees F, Even Longer At Lower Temperatures.
No Hybrids, GMOs, or Outdated Survival Seeds. All Harvested Seeds Are Reusable.
Each Seed Vault Is Hand-inspected And Packed By Our American Staff To Ensure Quality.
Includes Detailed Survival Seed Saving Instructions.


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Jack in the Box: Free Jumbo Jack Burger or Double Jack Burger

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