FREE Weekend Activities for June 8 & 9, 2019

Summer is HERE!  You’re going to need cheap and free activities to fill up more than just the weekend!  Check out these summer fun deals too:

American Girl Stores

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

Barnes and Noble:

Saturday, June 8th @ 11:00am
Storytime: Moon’s First Friends: One Small Step for Friendship
From high up in the sky, the Moon has spent her whole life watching Earth and hoping for someone to visit. When is it her turn? Join us for Storytime and activities, and get a coupon from our Café for a grilled cheese sandwich with milk or juice for $4 (Café stores only).

Sunday, June 9th @ 11:00am
Baby & Me Storytime Featuring Alphaprints: Sea Life
Introducing our new Baby & Me Storytime for caregivers and children 0-24 months old. Join us as we read a book and participate in activities featuring sensory growth for your little ones.


Disney Store:

Starting June 1st
Toy Story Mania
Starting June 1 at 3pm, join us in-store to experience an immersive, one-of-a-kind Toy Story 4 transformation. Play the Star Adventurer game & purchase an event exclusive Ducky & Bunny figurine set for just $5!

Art of Animation drawing events will be back later this month!

Use the store locator to find your local store and contact them about upcoming in-store events.


Home Depot:  

Saturday, June 8th, 9:00am – noon
Kids’ Workshop: Tow Truck
Save the day with a tow truck in this hands-on workshop. Together you and your child can build a custom toy tow truck with an operational boom to rescue model vehicles from ditches and embankments, move disabled vehicles or simply put the model on display. Once your wrecker construction is complete, your child can customize it with paint and stickers. All Kids Workshop attendees must be accompanied by a parent or adult at all times. All kids get to keep their craft, receive a FREE certificate of achievement, a Workshop Apron, and a commemorative pin while supplies last. Children must be present at the store to participate in the workshop and receive the kit, apron and pin.


Saturday, June 8th, 11:00am – noon
Kids Zone: Father’s Day Picture Frame

Lakeshore Learning: 

Saturday, June 8th, 10:00am – 3:00pm
Craft: Rockin’ Robots + all about Bots event!

Some locations have their crafts on Sundays.  Check your location.


Saturday, June 8th, 9am-12pm
Build & Grow Workshop: Birdfeeder

Select locations. Clinics take 15-30 minutes to complete.  Register online.  Check-in by 11:00am.


Saturday, June 8th, 10:00am – Noon
Kids’ Club*:  Beaded Suncatcher

*Kid’s Clubs crafts cost $3.

Saturday, June 8th, 1:00pm – 3:00pm
MAKEbreak:  Fairy Garden Mushroom
Buy the clay pot, and the supplies to decorate it will be provided.

Monday, June 10th, 10:00am-12:00pm
Camp Creativity*: Fantasy Creatures

*Camp Creativity costs $3.


Pottery Barn Kids

Check out the Father’s day free crafts the next two weekends!


no events this weekend


It looks like Williams-Sonoma has stopped having FREE cooking classes for kids.  And at $20 or more per kid per class, I’m afraid they’ve priced us out! 

Check out Willams-Sonoma Master Chef Junior Summer Cooking Camps.

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

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