Participating Barnes & Noble stores will be having a FREE storytime on Saturday, April 29th at 11am featuring the book The Wonderful Things You Will Be by Emily Winfield Martin. The event is open to kids of all ages. Click here to find a Barnes & Noble location near you.
Visit your local Home Depot store on 5/6/17 between 9am-12pm for a FREE hands-on workshop where you and your child can build a flower pot to hold spring flowers to keep or give to Mom. All kids get to keep their craft, receive a FREE certificate of achievement, a workshop apron, and a commemorative pin while supplies last. Registering online beforehand is appreciated. Click here to find a location near you.
During ten days of the year, all National Park Service sites that charge an entrance fee will offer FREE admission to everyone:
January 16, February 20, April 15-16, April 22-23, August 25, September 30, November 11-12. The fee waiver includes entrance fees, commercial tour fees, and transportation entrance fees. Other fees such as reservation, camping, tours, concession and fees collected by third parties are not included unless stated otherwise.
There are more than 400 parks available to everyone, every day. The fee-free days provide a great opportunity to visit a new place or an old favorite, especially one of the 124 national parks that normally charge an entrance fee. The others are free all of the time. Plan your visit and enjoy our country’s history and nature.
Select providers are offering a FREE preview of HBO and Cinemax, April 21st through 24th. These include: AT&T U-verse, DirecTV, Dish Network, Frontier FIOS, RCN, and Verizon FIOS. Contact your provider to see if they are participating.
Citi Bike is the nation’s largest bike share program, with 10,000 bikes and 600 stations across Manhattan, Brooklyn, Queens and Jersey City. It was designed for quick trips with convenience in mind, and it’s a fun and affordable way to get around town.
Readers Digest has put together a list of the best FREE attractions in each state. Click the links below for more details.
Alabama: Montgomery Museum of Fine Arts – Alaska: Anchorage Market and Festival – Arizona: Desert Botanical Garden – Arkansas: Walmart Museum – California: Jelly Belly Factory – Colorado: United States Air Force Academy – Connecticut: Yale University – Delaware: Air Mobility Command Museum – Florida: Beaches – Georgia: Martin Luther King, Jr. National Historic Site – Hawaii: Beaches – Idaho: Idaho State Historical Museum – Illinois: Chicago Cultural Center – Indiana: Indianapolis Cultural Trail – Iowa: Grant Wood Studio – Kansas: Santa Fe Trail – Kentucky: The Bourbon Trail – Louisiana: Acadian Cultural Center – Maine: Portland Museum of Art – Maryland: Maryland Historical Society – Massachusetts: Freedom Trail – Michigan: Detroit Riverfront Conservancy – Minnesota: Minneapolis Institute of Art – Mississippi: Natchez Trace Parkway – Missouri: St. Louis Art Museum – Montana: Drinking Horse Trail – Nebraska: Boys Town Hall of History – Nevada: The Vegas Strip – New Hampshire: Susan N. McLane Audubon Center – New Jersey: Princeton University – New Mexico: Palace of the Governors – New York: Staten Island Ferry – North Carolina: Blue Ridge Parkway – North Dakota: Fort Union Trading Post – Ohio: Four Art Museums – Oklahoma: Route 66 – Oregon: Crater Lake – Pennsylvania: The Liberty Bell – Rhode Island: Providence Walks – South Carolina: Stroll downtown Charleston – South Dakota: Mount Rushmore – Tennessee: Tennessee State Museum – Texas: Dallas Museum of Art – Utah: Temple Square – Vermont: Museum of the Creative Process – Virginia: Colonial Williamsburg – Washington: Pike Place Market – West Virginia: Mother’s Day Shrine – Wisconsin: Miller Brewery Tour – Wyoming: Castle Gardens
On April 29th, YMCA’s across the country will celebrate Healthy Kids Day, a national initiative to improve the health and well-being of kids. This FREE community event will be open to all kids and families, filled with fun, active play and educational opportunities. Click here for more information and to find a location near you.