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Friday, June 6, 2008

Free Summer Entertainment for Kids


  • Hiking Trails
  • Festivals
  • Firework Displays
  • Parades
  • Outdoor Concerts
  • Wading in Lakes, Rivers, and the Ocean
  • Park Playgrounds
  • Vacation Bible School
  • Picnics
  • Outdoor Family Get-Togethers
  • Outdoor Church Activities, Parties, and Picnics
  • Library: Real-Alouds, Story Telling, and Crafts
  • Church Run Soccer or Basketball Day Camp
  • Free Movies at Participating Theaters
  • Summer Crafts and Outdoor Activities through the Recreation and Parks Department
  • Activities and Group Sports at your town's Rec. Center
  • Volunteer in the community or at church
  • Free local attractions (check with your local visitor center)
  • Plant, Cactus, Art and Craft shows, and Karaoke at the Mall
  • Farmer's Markets
  • Swap Meets

8 comments:

Lisa said...

Great list. I forget about things like our local summer concert series. Thanks for the reminder and for some new ideas.

Jamie said...

Great list! Love your site! :-)

Pam said...

I have used many of those ideas for summer fun myself. People don't realize how much free stuff there is to do during the summer.

Anonymous said...

We currently live in the Valley of the Sun here in Arizona, but I sure do miss 'normal' seasons where summer means being out and about! Great list... too bad we're going into hibernation at this time! :{ I can't wait until we're 'normal' again, lol!

Thanks for posting; it was fun visiting you for the first time! Have a wonderful week!

Shani (CelticMom over @ HSB)

Mary/Canadagirl said...

What a GREAT reminder to keep an eye out for all the free or low cost fun to be had. I believe my favourite is Canada Day's fireworks. [0= Thank you for this GREAT contribution to TT.

Blessings in Him<><
-Mary

Family O'Foxes said...

well put together list.
don't forget to try -
geocaching or letterboxing

kids enjoy those activities.

~Amy

Morning Rose said...

We love to visit the library in the summertime. The kids can check out books they are interested in, such as history or science topics, and learn on their own.

Ginny said...

What a great list. I love free activities during the summer. You spend so much money during the school year with various things, it is nice to have a break on the pocketbook!

Thanks for commenting on my Nature Journal article :) It is a fun activity & hey besides the notebook, it is free as well, lol.