Free and Fun Family Activities in Your Local Area 9/12 – 9/14

Each week I’ll post links with fun and inexpensive (or free) things to do in your local area and national deals that everyone can enjoy!

National Activities:

American Girl: September In-Store Events (Events vary by location and minimum age. Find events specific to your area online. Reservations required. For girls ages 8 and up.) This month they include the BeForever Postcard Craft, Grandparents’ Day Card Craft, Princess Bitty Baby Story Time, Autumn Card Craft, Acorn Pouch Craft, Paper Pumpkin Craft, and more.

Bass Pro Shop:  The month of September is Boy Scout Month. Scouts can earn their Fishing and Rifle Shooting Merit Badges by attending workshops at participating Pro Shops. Contact your local store for details.

Guitar Center: Free Classes through their Music Mentor Series. Register online. No age restriction.

  • Saturday, September 13th: 10 AM – Recording Made Easy for Garage Band
  • Saturday, September 13th: 10:15 AM – Group Bass Lesson

Kindermusik: Try a free class (see all the information here). Kindermusik ~ Where Music & Learning Play!

  • Classes for children from newborn to age seven
  • Child development through music and movement
  • Immerse your child in a musical atmosphere of play, song, and dance – while developing fundamental skills
  • Connect with other moms, dads, and families

Lakeshore Learning: Saturday, September 13th from 11AM-3PM ~ Kids make and take a Owl Pencil Holder!

Lowes Build and Grow: This Saturday at 10am kids can build  and keep a pair of binoculars. You can register online.

Michael’s Kids Club Workshops: Kids can enjoy making a craft every Saturday. This week they are making a Team Spirit Pom Poms. Designed for kids ages 3 and up ($2/child). Starts at 10 AM and runs every 30 minutes on Saturdays. You can shop while they create.

Williams-Sonoma Free Technique Classes (for kids and adults): Saturday, September 13th at 9:30 AM ~ Junior Chefs will get to decorate cookies and learn about Share Our Strength, a non profit to end childhood hunger! A $5 donation is requested. Make a reservation.  For ages 5+.

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Free and Fun Family Activities in Your Local Area 9/5 – 9/7

Each week I’ll post links with fun and inexpensive (or free) things to do in your local area and national deals that everyone can enjoy!

National Activities:

American Girl: September In-Store Events (Events vary by location and minimum age. Find events specific to your area online. Reservations required. For girls ages 8 and up.) This month they include the BeForever Postcard Craft, Grandparents’ Day Card Craft, Princess Bitty Baby Story Time, Autumn Card Craft, Acorn Pouch Craft, Paper Pumpkin Craft, and more.

Bass Pro Shop:  The month of September is Boy Scout Month. Scouts can earn their Fishing and Rifle Shooting Merit Badges by attending workshops at participating Pro Shops. Contact your local store for details.

Guitar Center: Free Classes through their Music Mentor Series. Register online. No age restriction.

  • Saturday, September 6th: 10 AM – Recording Made Easy for Garage Band
  • Saturday, September 6th: 10:15 AM – Group Guitar Lesson

Home Depot: This Saturday from 9am to Noon, kids can make a Wizard of Oz Birdhouse. Register online!

Kindermusik: Try a free class (see all the information here). Kindermusik ~ Where Music & Learning Play!

  • Classes for children from newborn to age seven
  • Child development through music and movement
  • Immerse your child in a musical atmosphere of play, song, and dance – while developing fundamental skills
  • Connect with other moms, dads, and families

Lakeshore Learning: Saturday, September 6th from 11AM-3PM ~ Kids make and take a Owl Pencil Holder!

Michael’s Kids Club Workshops: Kids can enjoy making a craft every Saturday. This week they are making a School Spirit Shaker. Designed for kids ages 3 and up ($2/child). Starts at 10 AM and runs every 30 minutes on Saturdays. You can shop while they create.

Williams-Sonoma Free Technique Classes (for kids and adults): Saturday, September 6th at 9:30 AM ~ Junior Chefs will learn how to make fresh pasta and pair it with great sauces! Make a reservation.  For ages 5+.

Thanks, More with Less Today!

Local Activities:

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Free and Fun Family Activities in Your Local Area 8/29 – 8/31

Each week I’ll post links with fun and inexpensive (or free) things to do in your local area and national deals that everyone can enjoy!

National Activities:

American Girl: August In-Store Events (Events vary by location and minimum age. Find events specific to your area online. Reservations required. For girls ages 8 and up.) This month includes: Summer Flower Anklet Craft, Summer Fun Celebration, Doll ‘Dos and How-To’s, Bitty Baby and Me Story Time, and Meet the Author Tours

Bass Pro Shop:  This Saturday and Sunday (30-31st) is the Hometown Festival. Kids can get their faces painted, work on their casting skills and eat free ice cream. Contact your local store to see if they are participating.

Disney Stores: Disney Stores are offering Summer Play Days every day this summer now through September 1, 2014. The fun includes Art of Animation, Trivia, Story Time and Showtime.

Guitar Center: Free Classes through their Music Mentor Series. Register online. No age restriction.

  • Saturday, August 30th: 10 AM – Recording Made Easy for iPad
  • Saturday, August 30th: 10:15 AM – Group Guitar Lesson

Kindermusik: Try a free class (see all the information here). Kindermusik ~ Where Music & Learning Play!

  • Classes for children from newborn to age seven
  • Child development through music and movement
  • Immerse your child in a musical atmosphere of play, song, and dance – while developing fundamental skills
  • Connect with other moms, dads, and families

Lakeshore Learning: Saturday, August 30th from 11AM-3PM ~ Kids make and take a Whimsical Wind Catcher!

Michael’s Kids Club Workshops: Kids can enjoy making a craft every Saturday. This week they are making a Grandparent’s Day Card. Designed for kids ages 3 and up ($2/child). Starts at 10 AM and runs every 30 minutes on Saturdays. You can shop while they create.

Williams-Sonoma Free Technique Classes (for kids and adults): Saturday, August 23rd at 9:30 AM ~ Junior Chefs will learn how to make pizza dough from scratch! Make a reservation.  For ages 5+.

Thanks, More with Less Today!

Local Activities:

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Free and Fun Family Activities in Your Local Area 8/22 – 8/24

Each week I’ll post links with fun and inexpensive (or free) things to do in your local area and national deals that everyone can enjoy!

National Activities:

American Girl: August In-Store Events (Events vary by location and minimum age. Find events specific to your area online. Reservations required. For girls ages 8 and up.) This month includes: Summer Flower Anklet Craft, Summer Fun Celebration, Doll ‘Dos and How-To’s, Bitty Baby and Me Story Time, and Meet the Author Tours

Disney Stores: Disney Stores are offering Summer Play Days every day this summer now through September 1, 2014. The fun includes Art of Animation, Trivia, Story Time and Showtime.

Guitar Center: Free Classes through their Music Mentor Series. Register online. No age restriction.

  • Saturday, August 23rd: 10 AM – Recording Made Easy for Pro Tools
  • Saturday, August 23rd: 10:15 AM – Group Guitar Lesson

Kindermusik: Try a free class (see all the information here). Kindermusik ~ Where Music & Learning Play!

  • Classes for children from newborn to age seven
  • Child development through music and movement
  • Immerse your child in a musical atmosphere of play, song, and dance – while developing fundamental skills
  • Connect with other moms, dads, and families

Lakeshore Learning: Saturday, August 23rd from 11AM-3PM ~ Kids make and take a Silly Face Magnetic Note Holder!

Lowes Build and Grow: This Saturday kids can build a Monsters vs Aliens Robot! The event starts at 10am and you needs to pre-register online.

Michael’s Kids Club Workshops: Kids can enjoy making a craft every Saturday. This week they are making Personalized Chalkboard Wood Plaques. Designed for kids ages 3 and up ($2/child). Starts at 10 AM and runs every 30 minutes on Saturdays. You can shop while they create.

Williams-Sonoma Free Technique Classes (for kids and adults): Saturday, August 23rd at 9:30 AM ~ Junior Chefs will learn how to make delicious panini sandwiches including a dessert panini! Make a reservation.  For ages 5+.

Thanks, More with Less Today!

Local Activities:

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