FREE Weekend Activities for weekend of September 5th

Who went back to school this week?  Reward the kid for making it through with something fun and FREE this weekend!

American Girl Storesvarious

Most American Girl Store events cost.  But there are a few that are free.  You can check out upcoming events at a store near you here.

Saturday, September 5th , 11:30am – 1:30pm – Columbus, OH
Sunday, September 6th, 11:30-1:30 – Chicago, IL
Meet the Author: Valerie Tripp
Delight your girl with an exciting opportunity to meet Valerie Tripp—the author of the new Maryellen Larkin™ series, and more BeForever™ books! Stop by the store for this exclusive meet-and-greet, discover the inspiration behind Maryellen’s story, and be sure to bring your camera to capture the moment, too.

Barnes and Noble:

Saturday, August 29th, 11:00 am – The Full Moon at the Napping House Storytime
Join a free story time.  Different locations offer different stories. Check the website or call to confirm before you go. Check out the Barnes & Noble near you for more storytime hours!  Different stores do more story times on different days of the week!

Don’t forget to fill out your Barnes & Noble summer reading log so you can pick up your FREE book while you’re there for storytime!

Home Depot:  

Saturday, September 5th, 9:00am-12:00pm – Build a Football Toss Game

Lakeshore Learning

Saturday, August 29th,  from 11:00 am until 3:00 pm
Kid’s Craft: Desktop Nameplate Easel
 Some Lakeshore locations do their craft events on Sunday.   Find a location near you here.
Looking Ahead: Crafts every Saturday in August and September!


No events this weekend (next event will be September 26th)


Saturday, September 5th, 10:00am-12:00pm
Michael’s Kid’s Club:  Football Windsock

***Michael’s Kid’s Club Crafts cost $2 per child   Drop in for a 30 minute craft – ages 3 and up.

Toys ‘R Us:

Friday, September 4th, doors open at 12:01AM
Celebrate Force Friday at all Toys ‘R Us stores
Be among the first in the galaxy to access all-new Star Wars toys, plus get an exclusive FREE poster and LEGO commemorative brick while supplies last!


Saturday, Septemeer 5th, 10:00am
FREE Junior Chef class!  Air Fryer Treats & Snacks
It’s fun and easy to prepare yummy snacks in an air fryer, which cooks crispy fried foods using little or no oil. How cool is that? In this class we’ll make everything from chicken wings to French fries. Suitable for ages 5–13.


This blog is very kid friendly! See more things for kids:
Activities . Crafts Frugal Fun . Homeschooling . Preschool Recipes

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