Free Weekend Kid Events 08/11-08/12

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Keep your child entertained and learning without breaking the bank.

Hampton Roads locals – make sure to visit the HR Events page for more activities going on this weekend.

National Events:

Disney Store: Every Day from July 23 to August 26th
Visit the Disney Store for the Summer Play Days! In-store events will occur EVERY DAY from July 23rd – August 26th. Attend 4 events and receive a special gift! Minimum age for participation is 3 years

Guitar Center: Saturday August 11th from 10:00 am until 11:00 am
Free Working with Audio in Pro Tools 10 Workshop

Kidtoons Films: Various times throughout the weekend
Watch Thomas the Train: Blue Mountain Mystery The Movie – a family friendly movie with a family friendly price!

Lakeshore Learning: Saturday August 11th from 11:00 am until 3:00 pm
Create a free garden collage.

Lowes Build and Grow: Saturday August 11th at 10:00 am
Create a free Shrek Dragon Ride. Reregistration is required.

Lowes Build and Grow: Sunday August 12th at 2:00 pm
Create a free Shrek Dragon Ride. Reregistration is required.

Michaels: Saturday August 11th from 1:00 pm until 2:00 pm
Cricuit skull demo. Adults only.

Michaels: Sunday August 12th from 1:00 pm until 3:00 pm
Scrapbook Make-It Take-It. ages 14+.

Michaels: Sunday August 12th from 1:00 pm until 3:00 pm
Duct Tape Demo. ages 14+.

Pottery Barn Kids: Saturday August 12th at 10:00 am and 11:00 am
Plant a Garden craft workshop. Children will create a herb garden. Call your store to reserve your spot. Cost: $10

Local Events:


  • 11am Luau Party at Pembroke Mall at Pembroke Mall 4554 Virginia Beach Blvd. Virginia Beach, VA 23462
  • 2pm Zootime at Barnes & Noble- 1212 Greenbrier Pkwy, Chesapeake, VA 23320
  • 7pm FREE Hayrides at Newport News Park – Discovery Center, 13560 Jefferson Avenue Newport News, VA 23603
  • 8:30pm Flicks at the Fountain at TowneBank Fountain Park within Town Point Park Waterside Drive Norfolk, VA 23510
  • 1pm Sunday Funday: Clowning Around (free for Pfac members, $3 nonmembers) at Peninsula Fine Arts Center 101 Museum Drive, Mariners’ Museum Park Newport News, VA

*All events are FREE unless otherwise noted.

Many thanks to My Active Child for the local events and Coupons are Great for National events!!

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