There are several free kids activities this weekend:
- Lakeshore Learning Store: on Saturday (8/20), from 11 am – 3 pm, visit Lakeshore Learning Center to create a free Flower for My Teacher.
- Michaels: visit Michaels on Sunday (8/21) for 3 different Back to School Events 1) 11 am – 3 pm for a Collaborative Painting Event, 2) 11 am – 1 pm for an Artist Trading Cards Event, or 3) 1 pm – 3 pm for a Foam Print Event.
- AC Moore: visit Saturday (8/20) between 1 and 3 pm for a Demonstration of Julie Comstock Laliberi Hair Accessories. Then visit Wednesday (8/24) between 3-5 pm for Free Kids Make & Takes – Melissa & Doug Name Plates.
- Archiver’s: visit Archiver’s on Friday or Saturday nights from 5-11 pm for six undisturbed hours of scrapbooking and socializing. Just pay a $5 reservation fee to save your spot. Then when you arrive, you’ll receive a $5 merchandise voucher to use that night. Or, visit (8/18-23) to create your own bottle cap accessory to put on a card, page, tray or other item.
- Lego Store: visit your local LEGO store on (8/15-28) to build your own Alien Defense Unit Ship and then use it to hunt down Aliens around the store.
- Bass Pro: visit Bass Pro on Saturday (8/5-21/11) for the Fall Hunting Classic 2011 – test drive ATV’s, enjoy daily specials, attend the free Bass Pro-Shops Hunting University, and more.
- Pottery Barn: visit (8/20) at 10 am for the National Geographic Little Explorers. For children 3 and up, this week they will learn all about lions, tigers and other cats through hands-on activities. Every child who attends will receive a badge. If you attend every event all season, your child will receive a special prize.
- Target: Check for FREE museum events in a city near you
- Walmart: there are several in-store events this weekend. Check your local store for hours and participation