Fun & Free Family Weekend Activities 1/14

January 14, 2012

Looking for something fun and free to do with the family this weekend? Check out this great list of free family activities Keeping the Cents has compiled.

AC Moore 

  • Saturday 1/14 from 1-3pm, Wilton Course 4: Advanced Gum Paste flowers demonstration.

Babies R Us

  • Saturday 1/14 at Noon-3pm, Ready… Set… Baby: Learn about the must-have products for every expectant Mom’s Baby Registry, as well as valuable tips and ideas for planning a baby shower. Plus, enjoy great savings and free giveaways! Sponsored by Huggies, Avent, Baby Einstein & Summer.

Barnes & Noble 

  • Check your local store for events.
  • Saturday 1/14 through Sunday 1/22, Educator Appreciation Days: pre-k to grade 12 educators save 25% on classroom and personal purchases, including 10% on music and movies. Valid in store and online (

Bass Pro Shops 

  • FREE Boat Show: family activities, savings and seminars. For dates, times and pro schedules select your local store here.

Disney Store

  • Saturday 1/14 from Session 1 – 10:30 am, Session 2 – 11:30 am, Session 3 – 12:30 pm, Disney Princess and Friends Craft Event: come dressed as your favorite Princess for an enchanting sing-along and royal craft event.

Lakeshore Learning 

  • Saturday 1/14 from 11am-3pm, Kids make a Hand in Hand Flower Bouquet to celebrate MLK Jr Day.

Lowes Build and Grow

  • Saturday 1/14 from 10am-Noon, FREE: Kids build a castle with stickers, paperboard cutouts and a working drawbridge! Be sure to sign up for this event here.


  • Saturday 1/14 from 10am-Noon, Make-It Take-It Model Car Event: Build a model car with muscle with purchase of car kit. Use 40% off coupon.
  • Sunday 1/15 from 2-3pm, Clay Text Embossing Set Demo: Learn to make an impression with clay. Adult only.

National Parks, Martin Luther King Jr. Weekend 

  • Saturday 1/14 through Monday 1/16, Free Entrance to over 100 National Parks that usually charge entrance fees!

Pottery Barn Kids 

  • Tuesday’s from 11-11:30am, Story Time.
  • Saturday 1/14 at 10am, Storage & Organization Class + Memory Box Crafting Activity: see how you can organize your clutter with stylish storage and display solutions for nurseries, bedrooms and playrooms. Plus, kids can do a free crafting activity to help keep their mementos organized. *Attendees receive 10% off select products.


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