Things to do with kids

Things To Do With Kids: June 2013

Wondering how to keep the kids busy this June?  There are lots of fun local events happening all around the U.S. and I've been keeping track of everything on Local Fun for Kids Calendar.  All of these events are free or very inexpensive and make it easy to fill up your calendar with fun things to do for June 2013.
For exact dates, times and other specific information, just click on the title of each event.
Did you know that Bank of America or Merrill Lynch credit/debit card holders get FREE admission to more than 150 museums nationwide with the Museums on Us program? This program takes place the first full weekend (Sat & Sun) of each month, which means that this weekend, June 1st and 2nd , get free general admission to select museums with your photo ID and with your Bank of America or Merrill Lynch credit or debit card.
2) Free Craft at LakeShore Learning - Saturday, June 1, 11am – 3pm - Kids can make a High Flying Sky Diver! "This super exciting crafts lets young parachutists take their imagination sky high... and dive into fun."
3) Free Redbox Rental at Kroger - Sunday, June 2nd - Kroger & affiliate locations are offering up 1 FREE Redbox movie code every Sunday through June 16th! 
4) Lego Mini Model Build: LEGO Fisherman - Tuesday, June 4, beginning at 5:00 pm (until supplies last) children ages 6 to 14 are invited to the LEGO Store and learn how to build a special LEGO model - then take that model home, for FREE! 
5) National Doughnut Day is Friday, June 7th 2013 - Krispy Kreme would love you to come and celebrate with them with a free doughnut! Participating Dunkin' Donuts restaurants nationwide will offer guests a free donut of their choice (while supplies last) with the purchase of any beverage.
6) Build a Monster's University Scarer at Lowe's -  Saturday, June 8th and Sunday June 9th - It’s going to be a monster summer at Lowe’s! Bring your child to Lowe’s this Saturday and they can build Mike and Sulley Scarers inspired by Disney•Pixar’s upcoming release Monsters University! (Registration required)
Come to Pottery Barn and celebrate World Oceans Day! Kids will learn all about the ocean and it's marine dwellers at this FREE event.

8) Free Craft at LakeShore Learning - Saturday, June 8, 11am to 3pm  - Kids can make an Under the Sea Porthole! "Kids make a porthole to frame an awesome ocean scene filled with stunning sea life."
9) Juneteenth Celebrations Across the U.S. - Wednesday, Jun 19, 2013  - Juneteenth is the oldest nationally celebrated commemoration of the ending of slavery in the United States. From its Galveston, Texas origin in 1865, the observance of June 19th as the African American Emancipation Day has spread across the United States and beyond.
10) Build a Monsters University Chest at Lowe's - Saturday, June 22 & Sunday, June 23  - The monster fun continues at Lowe’s this weekend! Your child will love building this chest inspired by Disney•Pixar's Monsters University. REGISTRATION OPENS ON JUNE 5th.
11) Simply Spray® Canvas Bag project at AC Moore -Wednesday, June 26, 1pm to 3pm - On June 26, shoppers at all 139 A.C. Moore stores can purchase a canvas tote bag for $1. All monies raised through the sale directly benefit Alex’s Lemonade Stand Foundation. From 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. kids can use Simply Spray® to create a special design on their tote bags for free while learning more about holding their own lemonade stands in support of Alex’s Lemonade Stand Foundation and pediatric cancer research. Lemonade stand projects can be found at the A.C. Moore website, Shoppers can also donate to the foundation via the purchase of paper “lemons” at checkout.
12) Kids Bowl Free - This program is designed by bowling centers to give back to the community and provide a safe, secure, and fun way for kids to spend time this summer.
13) Kids Skate Free -  Do you want your children to get out of the house and get active? Many local skating centers are offering FREE admission each week throughout the summer.
14) Free and Reduced Price Events By Target - Target has connected with museums and arts organizations across the U.S. so that you can get reduced or free admission to local arts & cultural
15)  Regal Summer Movie Express is here!  Each Regal Movie Theatre location will host the Summer Movie Express on Tuesdays & Wednesdays at 10am for nine weeks. Admission is $1 and a portion of the proceeds will benefit the Will Rogers Institute.
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Check the Local Fun for Kids Calender for more summer events!

Have anything else to add to the list?  Leave a comment below or send me an email.
Note: These are pre-scheduled events and are subject to last minutes changes and cancellations, please always call or check the site to confirm.