Looking to for Free or Cheap Entertainment this weekend? If so here is a nice roundup of some great activities for the kids and adults to enjoy that will not break the bank. I suggest registering early for the events that require registration as open spots can fill quite quickly. If you know of additional activities please leave a comment so I can share with everyone.
AC Moore – Free Make and Take Class
Next class: Saturday, September 7th from 1 – 3 pm. Bendastix™ make and take craft.
Get more information here.
American Girl Stores: Free In Store Events
Next Event: The month of September is Bitty Baby’s Story Time. Find event details by store right here.
Free and open to the public, parents and girls ages 3 and up can hear the reading of Bitty Baby & Me, the first title in the new picture book collection.
Bank of America: Free Museum Weekends
Next free weekend: Saturday, September 7th & Sunday, September 8th
Bank of America’s Museums on Us is offering free admission to more than 150 museums nationwide. Simply present your Bank of America or Merrill Lynch credit or debit card along with a photo ID to gain free general admission to any participating institution. Cardholders only; guests are not eligible for free admission. For more information about Museums on Us, visit: http://museums.bankofamerica.com.
Bank of America has also recently rolled out its Museums on Us site for mobile. You can check it out here on your mobile phone: http://museums.bankofamerica.com. It’s great for people who are traveling and want to check out if the city they are visiting has a participating museums.
BJ’s Wholesale Club: Get a Free 60 day Membership
Try before you buy a membership. Fill out this form to get a free 60 day trial membership. You can find your closest BJ’s right here.
Bass Pro Shops: Weekend Family Activities In Stores
September is Boy Scout Month
Next Event: Tuesday, September 10th (Rifle Shooting) or Thursday, September 12th (Fishing) – classes start at 6 pm
Merit Badge Classes for Scouts offered every Tuesday and Thursday in September – go here for store locations and exclusions.
Food samples, free face painting, homemade ice cream, treasure hunts and more! Go here for more information.
Home Depot Build and Grow Free Kids Clinic
Next Home Depot kids clinic: Saturday, September 7th from 9 am – 12 pm. You can register online here at the Home Depot website.
Get Ready for Game Day and Make a Football Ring Toss Game!
FREE hands-on workshops; designed for children ages 5 – 12.
Offered the 1st Saturday of every month at all The Home Depot stores between 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Workshops teach children do-it-yourself skills, tool safety and instill a sense of pride and accomplishment.
All kids get to keep their craft, receive a FREE certificate of achievement, a Workshop Apron, and a commemorative pin. One workshop kit, apron and pin per child.
Head to the Home Depot website to learn more!
Home Depot Hands On Workshops
Next workshop: Saturday, September 14th – Bath Updates (Install a Toilet) from 10:00 to 11:30 am
Sunday, September 15th – Garage Enhancements from 1pm – 2:30 pm
Head to the Home Depot website to learn more!
Lakeshore Learning Free Saturday Workshops
Next workshop: Saturdar, September 7th from 11 am to 3 pm. Get more information here.
Make & Play Guitar – kids create and take their own guitar.
Lego’s: Free Model to Build and Keep
Next workshop: Tuesday, September 28th from 12-2 pm. Build Your Own Lego Friends Picture Frame. Kids must be between the ages of 6 and 14. Supplies are limited so arrive early!
Lowe’s Build & Grow
Next workshop: Saturday, September 14th at 10 am. Build a classic fire truck. Register your kids online here. Every other Saturday, kids build a wooden project and get a free apron, goggle, patch and more!
Michael’s Kids Club Workshops
Only $2 per child for a 30 minute reservation. Let your kids explore their creativity while you shop. Sessions start every half hour from 10 am – 11:30 or 12 noon every Saturday. Get more information here.
Next Kids Club workshop: Saturday, September 7th from 10 am pm – noon. Fall Crafts Powered by Elmer’s.
Michael’s Show In Tell (for grown-ups)
Learn something new with in store demonstrations for new craft ideas, techniques, and creative new trends. Get your local calendar of events right here.
Next workshop: Saturday, September 7th from 1pm – 3 pm
Pottery Barn Kids: Events and Activities
Next Event: Saturday, September 7th at 10 am & 11 am Grandparents Doll Tea Party – cost is $10 RSVP and pre-payment required. Go here for more information.
Sam’s Club Free Weekend for Non – Members
Get a FREE One Day Pass, valid through October 31st, 2013 to try before you commit to a Sam’s Club membership. Print out and bring the pass to the Member Services Desk. Find your closest Sam’s Club right here.
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 the free family activities sponsored by Target in your area right here.
Williams-Sonoma: Free Cooking Technique Classes
Next free technique class: Sunday, September 8th, 2013. Cast Iron Cooking: learn to prepare delicious one-pot meals and learn to properly care for this specialty cookware.Class sizes are limited. For specific times and more details, please see call your local store. See the calendar of store events and more information here.
Hour-long technique classes are free and include tastings of prepared dishes.
Participants enjoy 10% savings on select same-day store purchases.
Available at all stores; class times vary by store location.
Class size is limited – call your local store to register. Locate Your Nearest Store
Looking to for Free or Cheap Entertainment this week? If so here is a nice roundup of some great activities for the kids and adults to enjoy that will not break the bank. I suggest registering early for the events that require registration as open spots can fill quite quickly. If you know of additional activities please leave a comment so I can share with everyone.
Free Museum Day- September 28th
Free Museum Day is coming up again on September 28th, 2013 courtesy of Smithsonian Magazine.Hundreds of museums across the country are participating. You will need to print your ticket in order to gain entrance. Tickets will be available on the Smithsonian Museum Day site soon. There is a limit of one ticket per household and each ticket is valid for one guest.
Broadway Week – September 2nd – September 15th
Two-for-One Tickets – if you are in the NYC area or are visiting in September, you can get two-for-one tickets to Broadway productions for performances from September 2nd through September 15th, 2013. Save 50% on Broadway shows from Annie to Wicked and more! For more information, visit: www.nycgo.com/broadwayweek.
Yoga Month -September and October
Get one free week of Yoga at a studio near you. There are over 2,000 studios participating this year. Get the details and print out your free pass here. For new students only.
Free Tennis Events During September
The USTA and Nickelodeon have free tennis events to get the whole family active. They are open to all ages and skill levels. Get the information, dates, and places right here.
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