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Free Entrance to the National Parks on June 9th

This Saturday (6/09/12) you can get FREE entrance into all of the National Parks in celebration of Get Outdoors Day. Check out the details.

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FREE Family Weekend Activities Round Up 3/09

Looking for something to do for FREE this weekend? Check out the Free Weekend Activities round up:

AC Moore:

Saturday 3/10 from 1-3pm, Demo: Crayola Canvas Rainbow.

Sunday 3/11 from 1-3pm, Candy Making Demo: St. Patty’s Popcorn.

Babies “R” Us:

Saturday 3/10 from Noon-3pm, Baby Expo: featuring product demos, games & prizes, giveaways and special offers. Sponsored by Disney Baby, Huggies and tommee tippee.

Barnes & Noble: Check your local store for events.

Bass Pro Shops: Check your local store’s Facebook page for events, classes, workshops, sales and outdoor tips for your area.

FREE Boat Show: family activities, savings and seminars. For dates, times and pro schedules select your local store here.

Spring Fishing Classic 2012, through 3/11.

Disney Store: Join Disney Store throughout the month of March to celebrate Disney Store’s 25th Anniversary!

Saturday 3/10 from 10:30am-1pm, Kids create their own festive party hat to help celebrate Disney Store’s 25th anniversary.

Jo-Ann Fabric & Craft Stores:

March is Craft Month. See how Jo-Ann stores are celebrating here.

Saturday 3/10, FREE Demos, from 11am-noon: David Tutera Bridal Collection (http://www.joann.com/crafts/brand_david_tutera/), from Noon-1pm: Papercrafting with Velcro Mini Fasteners, from 1pm-2pm: EK Success Paper Punches!.

Lakeshore Learning:

Saturday 3/10 from 11am-3pm, Kids create a wild animal-shaped headband. (Free Event)

Lowes Build and Grow:

Saturday 3/10 from 10am-Noon, Kids build a Carnival Hoops game! Be sure to sign up for this free event here.

Michaels:

Saturday 3/10 from 1-3pm, Make-It Take-It t-shirt tote bag with purchase of shirt.

Saturday 3/10 from 3-5pm, Free Make-It Take-It Yarn Doll.

Monday 3/12 from 6-7pm, Girl Scouts 100th Anniversary Celebration Demo.

Pottery Barn Kids: Tuesday’s from 11-11:30am, Story Time.

Target: select a city to find free or reduced-price admission to arts and cultural events in your area, sponsored by Target.

The Home Depot: See Adult Weekly workshops here. (Landscape Design, Lawn Maintenance, Install Vinyl Flooring)

Walmart Event Finder: enter your zip code to see what is going on in your area.

Thanks Keeping Cents

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FREE Family Weekend Activities Round Up 2/24

Looking for something to do for FREE this weekend? Check out the Free Weekend Activities round up:

Barnes & Noble: Check your local store for events.

Bass Pro Shops: Check your local store’s Facebook page for events, classes, workshops, sales and outdoor tips for your area.

FREE Boat Show: family activities, savings and seminars. For dates, times and pro schedules select your local store here.

Lakeshore Learning:

Saturday 2/25 from 11am-3pm, Kids make a Super-Silly Storybook Character in honor of Dr. Suess’s upcoming birthday. (Free Event)

Lowes Build and Grow:

Saturday 2/25 from 10am-Noon, Kids build a Jimmie Johnson #48 race car with stickers and rumblin’ race car sound effects! Be sure to sign up for this free event here.

Michaels:

Saturday 2/25 from 2-3pm, Scene-A+-Rama Demo: Learn to make an impressive diorama for your next school project!

Pottery Barn Kids: Tuesday’s from 11-11:30am, Story Time.

Target: select a city to find free or reduced-price admission to arts and cultural events in your area, sponsored by Target.

Saturday 2/25, all Target stores will have a Dr. Seuss Storytime with the reading of The Lorax from 9 to 11am. They will also have free goody bags, fun activities and more!

The Home Depot: See Adult Weekly workshops here.

Walmart Event Finder: enter your zip code to see what is going on in your area.

Thanks Keeping Cents

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FREE Family Weekend Activities Round Up 2/17

Looking for something to do for FREE this weekend? Check out the Free Weekend Activities round up:

AC Moore:

Saturday 2/18 from 1-3pm, Make & Take American Girl Crafts Wall Dangler.

Monday 2/20 from 1-3pm, Hands-On Demonstration: Be Amazing! Toys Insta-Snow.

Babies “R” Us:

Saturday 2/18 from Noon-3pm, Baby Safety Day: Come learn all about baby safety from car seat & home safety to other great baby tips. Sponsored by Safety 1st.

Barnes & Noble: Check your local store for events.

Bass Pro Shops: Check your local store’s Facebook page for events, classes, workshops, sales and outdoor tips for your area.

FREE Boat Show: family activities, savings and seminars. For dates, times and pro schedules select your local store here.

Jo-Ann Fabric & Craft Stores:

Saturday 2/18 from Noon-1pm, Cricut Cake Mini Machine Demonstration.

Lakeshore Learning:

Saturday 2/18 from 11am-3pm, Kids make a log-cabin collage in honor of Presidents’ day. (Free Event)

Michaels:

Saturday 2/18 from 10am-Noon, Express Yourself Tote: Make-It Take-It with purchase of bandana.

Pottery Barn Kids: Tuesday’s from 11-11:30am, Story Time.

Saturday 2/18 National Geographic Little Explorers: Kids learn about Birds with hands-on activities, quizzes, songs & more.

Target: select a city to find free or reduced-price admission to arts and cultural events in your area, sponsored by Target.

Saturday February 25th, all Target stores will have a Dr. Seuss Storytime with the reading of The Lorax from 9 to 11am. They will also have free goody bags, fun activities and more!

The Home Depot: See Adult Weekly workshops here.

Walmart Event Finder: enter your zip code to see what is going on in your area.

Thanks Keeping Cents

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FREE Family Weekend Activities Round Up 2/10

Looking for something to do for FREE this weekend? Check out the Free Weekend Activities round up:

AC Moore:

Sunday 2/12 from 1-3pm, Make ‘n Mold Candy Making Demonstration: Marbled Heart Pops.

Babies “R” Us:

Saturday 2/11 from Noon-3pm, Love Grow Nurture: Learn why NurturMe is a healthy choice for infants and toddlers. Made from quick-dried fruits and veggies, this baby food is certified organic and gluten-free. Sponsored by NurturMe.

Barnes & Noble: Check your local store for events.

Saturday 2/11 at 11am, Special Storytime featuring Plant a Kiss.

Bass Pro Shops: Check your local store’s Facebook page for events, classes, workshops, sales and outdoor tips for your area.

FREE Boat Show: family activities, savings and seminars. For dates, times and pro schedules select your local store here.

Disney Store:

Saturday 2/11 from 10:30am-1pm, Kids create a unique Valentine’s Day card.

Lakeshore Learning:

Saturday 2/11 from 11am-3pm, Kids make a heart-shaped Valentine mailbox. (Free Event)

Lowes Build and Grow:

Saturday 2/11 from 10am-Noon, Kids build a Valentine Card Creator! Be sure to sign up for this free event here.

Michaels:

Saturday 2/11 from 10am-Noon, Valentine’s Day Memory Book: Make-It Take-It with purchase of paper sack.

Sunday 2/12 from 1-3pm, Valentine’s Day Gift Workshop: Make-It Take-It with purchase of Wood Curly-Q Letter or Frame.

Pottery Barn Kids: Tuesday’s from 11-11:30am, Story Time.

Saturday 2/11 at 3pm & 4pm, Valentine’s Day Doll Tea Party: get dressed up and bring your doll or teddy in for refreshments, stories and crafts. RSVP required.

Tuesday 2/14 at 11am, Valentine’s Day Story Time.

Target: select a city to find free or reduced-price admission to arts and cultural events in your area, sponsored by Target.

The Home Depot: See Adult Weekly workshops here.

Walmart Event Finder: enter your zip code to see what is going on in your area.

Thanks Keeping Cents

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FREE Family Weekend Activities Round Up 2/03

Looking for something to do for FREE this weekend? Check out the Free Weekend Activities round up:

AC Moore 

Saturday 2/4 from 1-3pm, Nicole Crafts Tri-Bead Valentine Heart Make & Take.

Sunday 2/5 from 1-3pm, Make ‘n Mold Candy Making Demonstration: Conversation Heart Candies.

Sunday 2/12 from 1-3pm, Make ‘n Mold Candy Making Demonstration: Marbled Heart Pops.

Babies “R” Us -

Saturday 2/11 from Noon-3pm, Love Grow Nurture: Learn why NurturMe is a healthy choice for infants and toddlers. Made from quick-dried fruits and veggies, this baby food is certified organic and gluten-free. Sponsored by NurturMe.

Bank of America –

Saturday 2/4 & Sunday 2/5, Free Museums On Us days for Bank of America cardholders! There are over 100 participating Museums, Zoos, Science Centers, and Botanical Gardens across the US.

Barnes & Noble - Check your local store for events.

Saturday 2/11 at 11am, Special Storytime featuring Plant a Kiss.

Bass Pro Shops – Check your local store’s Facebook page for events, classes, workshops, sales and outdoor tips for your area.

FREE Boat Show: family activities, savings and seminars. For dates, times and pro schedules select your local store here.

Disney Store –

Saturday 2/11 from 10:30am-1pm, Kids create a unique Valentine’s Day card.

Lakeshore Learning 

Saturday 2/4 from 11am-3pm, Kids Design-Your-Own Notebook. (Free Event)

Saturday 2/11 from 11am-3pm, Kids make a heart-shaped Valentine mailbox. (Free Event)

LEGO Stores –

Tuesday 2/7 at 5pm, Free Lego Monthly Mini Model Build: Hockey Player! Quantities are limited to approximately 250 per store.

Lowes Build and Grow –

Saturday 2/11 from 10am-Noon, Kids build a Valentine Card Creator! Be sure to sign up for this free event here.

Michaels –

Saturday 2/4 from 3-5pm, Free Make-It Take-It: The Vow Valentine’s Day Card Event. (Adults Only)

Sunday 2/5 from 1-2pm, Valentine’s Day Foam Mailbox: Make-It Take-It with purchase of foam or white craft mailbox.

Sunday 2/5 from 2-3pm,  Free Make-It Take-It Kid’s Valentine’s Day Card.

Saturday 2/11 from 10am-Noon, Valentine’s Day Memory Book: Make-It Take-It with purchase of paper sack.

Sunday 2/12 from 1-3pm, Valentine’s Day Gift Workshop: Make-It Take-It with purchase of Wood Curly-Q Letter or Frame.

Pottery Barn-

Sunday 2/5 & 3/4 at 10am, How to Accessorize Your Home. RSVP.

Pottery Barn Kids – Tuesday’s from 11-11:30am, Story Time.

Saturday 2/11 at 3pm & 4pm, Valentine’s Day Doll Tea Party: get dressed up and bring your doll or teddy in for refreshments, stories and crafts. RSVP required.

Tuesday 2/14 at 11am, Valentine’s Day Story Time.

Target – select a city to find free or reduced-price admission to arts and cultural events in your area, sponsored by Target.

Toys “R” Us -

Saturday 2/4 from 12-2pm, LEGO Friends Launch n’ Build: Check out the brand new building craze and build a lemonade stand to add to any LEGO Friends set! Plus, the LEGO Group will donate $1 for each stand built to Alex’s Lemonade Stand Foundation to support the fight against childhood cancer.

The Home Depot – See Adult Weekly workshops here.

Saturday 2/4 from 9am-12pm, Kids build a Valentine’s Keepsake Box. (Free Event)

Walmart Event Finder – enter your zip code to see what is going on in your area.

Thanks Keeping Cents

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FREE Family Weekend Activities Round Up (11/04)

Looking for something to do for FREE this weekend? Check out the Free Weekend Activities round up:

AC Moore:

Saturday 11/5 from 1-3pm, Lion Brand yarn and Martha Stewart crafts hands-on demonstration.
Sunday 11/6
 from 6-8pm, Spellbinders Presto Punch hands-on demonstration.

Bank of America:

Saturday 11/5 & Sunday 11/6, Free Museums On Us days for Bank of America cardholders! There are over 100 participating Museums, Zoos, Science Centers, and Botanical Gardens across the US.

Bass Pro Shops:

Santa’s Wonderland from 11/5-12/24. Be sure to select your store in the drop down menu for complete details and schedule.
Saturday 11/5
 from 5-8pm it’s the special preview event! Local children’s groups and choirs will be singing Christmas carols in front of the store and customers will be treated to hot chocolate and cookies.  Santa arrives at 5pm in a Tracker boat pulled by a Toyota Tundra truck. Kids will be invited to help Santa, through a little magic, light up the outside of the store and a big Christmas tree in the main entrance.  Then they can follow Santa into the store for the unveiling of Santa’s Wonderland.  Santa will also be giving away $25 Bass Pro Shops gift cards to one lucky winner every half hour.  Kids can kick off the season by coloring stockings and the first 150 kids to visit Santa’s Wonderland will receive a Santa Bandz bracelet!  Kids can also get their free photo with Santa that night from 6-8pm

11/6-12/24 Every weekday, Monday-Friday, from 5 to 7 pm and every weekend, Saturday & Sunday, from noon to 5pm, kids can take part in making crafts and holiday ornaments, like a snowman door hanger or animal sun catcher and construct great ornaments out of fishing bobbers, Popsicle sticks, jingle bells and more—even decorate Christmas cookies December 19th-24th! Be sure to select your store in the drop down menu for complete details and schedule.

Free fun Santa Bandz bracelet offered every weekday to the first 150 kids who visit Santa’s Wonderland Monday through Friday from 5-7pm (a different style will be offered each week).Free 4×6 studio-quality photo with Santa from 3pm to 8pm Monday through Friday, Saturday’s 10am to 8pm and Sunday’s noon to 5 pm.

Jo-Ann Fabric & Craft Stores:

Saturday 11/5 Free Demo from 11am-1pm, Jewelry Making with Blue Moon. Foodcrafting with Wilton AND Education Open House from 1-3pm: Meet instructors & see class samples. 50% off selected classes all day! Wilton Decorating Basics only $22.50. Free Demo from 3-5pm, Jewelry Making with Darice.

Lakeshore Learning:

Saturday 11/5 from 11am-3pm, Let’s Eat! Place Mat: kids create a Thanksgiving inspired placemat.

Michaels:

Saturday 11/5 from 11am-Noon, Upcycled Tote Bag Make-It Take-It with purchase of tote. From Noon-2pm, FREE Veteran’s Day Flag Make-It Take-It.
Sunday 11/6
 from 1-3pm FREE Yarn Make-It Take-It. And Warm Up America Foundation Knit & Crochet demo: learn the skills to create knitted and crocheted squares. Then, help make blankets for people in need.

Pottery Barn Kids:

Saturday 11/5 at 6pm, Pajama Party Story Time: dress in your PJ’s and slippers for stories and games.

Target:

select a city to find free or reduced-price admission to arts and cultural events in your area, sponsored by Target.

The Home Depot:

Saturday 11/5 from 9am-Noon, Free Kids Workshop: build and paint a picture frame for Veterans Day.

Toys”R”Us:

Saturday 11/5 from Noon-3pm, Ultimate Kickoff to Christmas! Meet Geoffrey, Try out this season’s hottest toys, Create your own Holiday Wish List and Toys”R”Us will donate $1 to the Make-A-Wish Foundation for every Wish List created.

Walmart Event Finder – enter your zip code to see what is going on in your area.

(Thanks Keeping Cents)

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