Friday, November 1, 2013

Free Family Friendly Weekend Events

Free Family Friendly Events thanks to!

It is always best to call ahead and make sure that your location is participating to avoid disappointment.

:: Bank of America: Free Museum Weekend

Saturday, November 2nd & Sunday, November 3rd

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:

:: Guitar Center - no age restriction

Free Classes through their Music Mentor Series. Register at the Guitar Center website here.

1) Saturday, November 2 at 10 amRecording Made Easy: Featuring Garage Band

2) Saturday, November 2 at 10:15 amGroup Guitar Lesson

:: 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 free family activities sponsored by Target in your area right here.

:: More Free Museum Dates

This site,, tracks free museum days in the following cities:

Boston, Chicago, Los Angeles, New York, Portland, San Francisco Bay Area, and the Seattle Area.

:: American Girl

November In-Store Events (Events vary by location and minimum age. Find events specific to your area at the American Girl website here or call 877-247-5223.) Reservations required. For girls ages 8 and up.

A few examples of what select American Girl stores are offering:

Saige's Celebration (crafts, a delicious meal, and includes an American Girl book to take home.

Saige's Scavenger Hunt (go on a fun-filled scavenger hunt and get a free American Girl poster)

Hot Cocoa Cozy Craft- make and take a hot cocoa cozy from felt.

:: Barnes & Noble

Now through Christmas

The Elf on the Shelf- story time, activities & Adopt-an Elf events.  Enter your zip code here to find a participating store near you.

: Free Hockey Event

Saturday, November 2nd

Try Hockey for Free Day!  This free event will give kids ages 4 to 9, a chance to check out this sport and see if it’s something they might enjoy. Head over here to find a participating rink near you!

:: Home Depot Kids Workshops

Saturday, November 2nd from 9 am - 12 pm.

Sail a Mighty Ship - Come build The Home Depot's spectacular Tabletop Ship!

  • FREE hands-on workshops; designed for children ages 5 - 12.
  • 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.
You can register online at the  Home Depot website.

:: Lakeshore Learning 

Saturday, November 2nd from 11 am to 3 pm

Scarecrow Wind Sock- Make and take a scarecrow wind sock. Get more information here.

:: Michael's Kids Club Workshops

 Saturday, November 2nd - starts at 10 am

Make a playful craft turkey by tracing your hands. For ages 3 and up.

~The cost is $2 per child for a 30 minute reservation. Let your kids explore their creativity while you shop. Sessions start every half hour starting at 10 am. Ending times vary by store. Get more information here.

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