Friday, February 13, 2015

Free Family Fun - 2/13/15

Thanks to our sweet friend Lori for keeping us up to date on weekend events... 

:: Free National Park Entrance

February 14-16th for Presidents Day weekend
Find out the list of participating parks (over 405 of them) right here.


:: American Girl Special Store Events

Special events differ by location. During February, they include Grace’s Travel Tags craft, Grace’s Apron Craft & Cookie Decoration, Twists & Braids hands-on hairstyles, Princess Bitty Baby Story Time, Making Memories with Mom and Dad, Valentine Card Craft and more.
Many of the American Girl in store events are free, however some have a fee and some have age restrictions. Get the details here and find participating stores. Call ahead and make sure that your local store or retailer is participating to avoid disappointment.
barnes & noble storytime

:: Barnes & Noble

Saturday, February 14th at 11 AM
I Love You Just Like This! Storytime with Elmo and his Sesame Street friends at many locations
Most stores have free toddler story time, NOOK events, hands-on learning events and author events – find the times and participating Barnes and Noble stores here

bass pro shops logo

:: Bass Pro Shops

Saturday, February 14th and Sunday, February 15th
Free Kids Fishing Workshops and Fun
Most Bass Pro Shops have the same workshops, but be sure and check your local store here before you head out.

:: Guitar Center 

Saturday, February 14th {no age restrictions for free music lessons}
10:15 AM – Recording Made Easy for Pro Tools
10:15 AM – Group Bass Lesson
More free classes are offered during the week with their Music Mentor Series. Register at the Guitar Center website here.
home depot workshops for adults

:: Home Depot Workshop for Adults

Saturday, February 14th from 10AM to 11:30 AM – Learn Interior Paint & Drywall Repair skills
Sunday, February 15th from 1PM – 2:30 PM – How to Install Tile
You can pre-register online here.
lakeshore learning Uncle Sam's US Mask workshop

  :: Lakeshore Learning Store

Saturday, February 14th from 11 AM-3 PM  and a few locations offer crafts every Sunday.
Kids make and take an Uncle Sam’s mask craft. Get more information here.
lowe's build and grow Valentines Day

:: Lowe’s Build and Grow

Saturday, February 14th at 10 AM
Build a Sweetheart Picture Holder. Registration begins February 2nd at the website here.
michaels kids club

 :: Michael’s Kids Club

Saturday, February 14th – 10AM – 12 Noon
Kids can drop in and take home a Puzzle Piece Necklace. At just $2 per child, they get 30 minutes of creative craft fun, supplies included. Ages 3 and up. Sessions start every half hour from 10AM – 11:30. See a store associate to sign up. Get more information here.
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:: Pottery Barn Kids

Monday, February 16th at 11 AM
Junior Designer Camp workshops – Textile Design 101:
free technique classes

:: Williams-Sonoma Free Technique Classes

Saturday, February 14th for kids ages 9-13 at 10 AM.
Stir-Frying – learn to make stir-fried chicken with Bok Choy in the 52 New Foods Series.
Sunday, February 15th for Adults
Asian Cooking: Stir-Frying – learn to make delicious and nutritious meals using stir-frying with key ingredients and seasonings.To reserve a spot, and find out specific class times, contact your closest store right here.

See more events for future weekends HERE

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