Locals: Fun and Frugal Weekend Activities 6/14 – 6/16

Looking for something fun to do this weekend in Hampton Roads?

Check out all the great things available on a budget:

All Weekend
Saturday
  • 10am-3pm Community Day at Peninsula Fine Arts Center 101 Museum Drive, Newport News, VA 23606
  • 10am-4pm Militia Day at Francis Land House 3131 Virginia Beach Boulevard, Virginia Beach, VA 23452
  • 11am-3pm Summer Reading Carnival at Major Hillard Library 824 N. Old George Washington Hwy. Chesapeake, VA 23323
  • 1-3pm Summer Festival at Barnes & Noble TCC at MacArthur Center 300 Monticello Avenue, Norfolk, VA 23510
Sunday
  • 10am-5pm Father’s Day at Hampton Roads Naval Museum Kids 1 Waterside Dr. #248, Downtown Norfolk (in Nauticus Building)
Find these and even more ideas for family fun on the MyActiveChild.com Hampton Roads Calendar!
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Locals: Fun and Frugal Weekend Activities

Please remember to check the weather and call ahead this weekend!

Here are the events for this weekend:

All Weekend

Saturday

  • 12-11:30pm HarborFest at Town Point Park, Downtown Norfolk
  • 1pm Renegade Storytime at Book Exchange / Movie & Music Exchange 116 E. Little Creek Rd Norfolk, VA 23505
Sunday
Find these and even more ideas for family fun on the MyActiveChild.com Hampton Roads Calendar!
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Summer 2013: Kids Bowl Free (AMF Too)

Want to keep your kids entertained on a budget this summer?

There are two programs set up for FREE bowling:

AMF

If you have an AMF nearby, be sure to sign up for the AMF Summer Unplugged Program for FREE bowling! Kids registered in the Summer Unplugged program can bowl two games per day, every day, all summer long!

You can also get an AMF Summer Pass for just $34.95 and it includes two games per day for you and up to three guests ages 16 and up. Go here for more details.

Other Alleys

At participating bowling alleys across the country, Kids can Bowl Free all summer long (up to 6 kids)!

Select bowling centers and schools around the country are participating in the first ever Kids Bowl Free program. 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.

Children whose age does not exceed a limit by a participating bowling center are eligible to register for 2 free games a day, all summer long, courtesy of the participating bowling centers along with the schools and organizations.

Be sure to call ahead and see if your local alley includes shoes in with the free stuff or if you will need to rent them!

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Memorial Day Discounts and Freebies 2013

Thank you to those who have served our country!

As always call ahead to your local locations and make sure they are participating!

Here are some of the freebies and deals available:

Tanger Outlets – FREE coupon book for Memorial Day Weekend (everyone)

24Hour Fitness – workout for FREE during Memorial Day weekend

Hooters – 10 Free Wings on Monday May 27 with any drink purchase

DIRECTV – Get a FREE Direct Cinema Movie through May 27 (everyone with Directv)

Shoneys - Get a FREE All American Burger on Monday, May 27th, 2013 for Memorial Day

A Story Before Bed (free, recorded readings for deployed parents and children)

FREE Welcome Home Signs

Operation Love Reunited Portraits

FREE Photo Canvas from Operation Hi Honey & Operation Hi Mom

FREE Photobook from USO & Rocketlife

Operation Heal Our Patriots – FREE marriage seminars & events

FREE Cup of Joe for a Joe

FREE ‘I Served’ Stickers

Our Military Kids – grants for sports, fine arts, camps, and tutoring programs

FREE Military Care Package from Scion

FREE Sittercity membership

VetTix.org – FREE tickets to sports events, concerts & more

National Parks – Free admission (this is actually offered all year long) ;)

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Fun and Frugal Weekend Activities 5/24- 5/26

Looking for something to do this weekend?

There is lots going on:

Saturday

  • 12-7pm Umoja Festival at nTelos Wireless Pavilion 16 Crawford Circle, Portsmouth, VA 23704
Sunday
  • 12-7pm Umoja Festival at nTelos Wireless Pavilion 16 Crawford Circle, Portsmouth, VA 23704
Monday
Find these and even more ideas for family fun on the MyActiveChild.com Hampton Roads Calendar!

 

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Rewards For Good Report Cards 2013 (Including Car Insurance)

It’s time to reward your student for their hard work all year long!

As always be sure to call your favorite location and make sure they are participating. Some of these deals will not be nationwide and may only be in one or two cities.

  • Chuck E. Cheese - Bring in a recent report card with good grades and receive free game tokens.
  • Chick-fil-A – Report cards with all A’s and B’s will receive a free 8 piece chicken nugget.
  • Krispy Kreme – Get a free original glazed doughnut for each A (up to 6 A’s).
  • McDonalds- Free happy meal for report cards with all A’s
  • Cheryl & Co Free cookie for every A on report card

And not that the students usually care but many insurance companies give good student discounts as well. If your teen has increased their grades this year be sure to check with the company- you never know!

State FarmGet up to 25% off for ranking in the top 20% of the class, having a B average or a 3.0 GPA, or making dean’s list or honor roll.

Progressive10% off for ranking in the upper 20th percentile of the class or on standardized tests, maintaining a B average or 3.0 GPA, or making dean’s list or honor roll (varies by state). 

Farmers5% to 25% off for being in the top 20% of the class, earning a 3.0 GPA or making dean’s list or honor roll.

Esurance5% to 10% off for maintaining a 3.0 or B average. 

GEICO10% to 15% off for achieving a B average or being in the top 20% of the class.

Liberty Mutual22% to 35% off for maintaining a B average.

 

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Locals: Fun and Frugal Weekend Activities 5/17 – 5/19

Looking for something to do with your family this weekend?

Here are things going on in my neck of the woods:

Saturday

  • 10am Turtle Time at Hoffler Creek Wildlife Refuge 4510 Twin Pines Rd. Portsmouth, VA 23703
  • 10am-9:30pm Pirates on the Beach at 17th Street Park (on the beach between 17th and 18th St), Virginia Beach VA
  • 10:30am Pony Pedicures at Blue Bird Gap Farm 60 Pine Chapel Road Hampton, VA 23666
  • 11am-10pm Norfolk Greek Festival at Annunciation Greek Orthodox Cathedral 7220 Granby St Norfolk, VA 23505
  • 1:30-4pm Geocaching 101 at Bass Pro Shops, 1972 Power Plant Pkwy, Hampton, VA
Sunday
  • 12-5pm Pirates on the Beach at 17th Street Park (on the beach between 17th and 18th St), Virginia Beach VA

Find these and even more ideas for family fun on the MyActiveChild.com Hampton Roads Calendar!

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