Frugal Family Fun

Free Fridays at Cincinnati Museum Center

by Katie on April 22, 2014

The Cincinnati Museum Center is bringing back their Free Fridays this summer.  Visit the Duke Energy Children’s Museum, Museum of Natural History & Science, and Cincinnati History Museum free of charge from 4-8 p.m. on June 13th, July 11th, August 1st, September 12th, and October 24th.

Visitors will need to pay for parking which is a fee of $4 after 4:30 p.m. and $6 before 4:30 p.m.

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Toys “R” Us is featuring a free Easter Parade on Saturday, April 19th from 12-2 p.m.  Plus, all participants will receive a special surprise treat.

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Home Depot is sponsoring a Free Kids’ Workshop on Saturday, April 5th from 9 a.m. until noon.  Children ages 5-12 will have the opportunity to build a Birdbath/Bird Feeder inspired by the new Rio 2 movie.  You can stop by the Home Depot website to register for this free event online.

In addition, each participant will receive a child-sized orange apron (similar to the Home Depot associates’ aprons) and an achievement pin.

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Toys “R” Us is featuring a free LEGO Movie Building Event on Saturday, April 12th from 12-2.  Participants will be able to build Emmet’s Car or Emmet’s Awesome Flying Machine.

This event is intended for children ages 5 and up.  The event materials will be available while supplies last, and there is a limit of one per child.

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Just a reminder – Stop by your local LEGO Store on Tuesday, April 1st to build a free LEGO Helicopter Mini Model.  This event will take place at 5 p.m. while supplies last.

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Free LEGO Mini Model Build Event

by Katie on March 3, 2014

Stop by your local LEGO Store on Tuesday, March 4th to build a free LEGO Spring Tree Model.  This event will take place at 5 p.m. while supplies last.

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Cincysavers has a fun family event available today.  Purchase a 4-pack of passes to the Bricks by the Banks LEGO Event for just $25.  This pack includes two adult day passes and two youth day passes.  This event will be held at the Duke Energy Convention Center from September 19th through the 21st.  

Bricks by the Banks will feature large displays of LEGO creations, several LEGO-based games, competitions, scavenger hunts, build classes and a build zone all in one location for people of all ages. Admission to Bricks by the Banks also gets you into the event going on in the same building right next door – the Cincinnati Comic Expo.

As an alternative, you can also purchase a family 4-pack of weekend passes, valid Friday to Sunday for the Bricks by the Banks LEGO Event for $65.  This package is valued at $130, and it includes to adult and two youth weekend passes.

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Receive free admittance into the 401 National Parks on Saturday, February 15th through Monday, February 17th in honor of Presidents Day.  Be sure to check out the National Park Service site for park locations.

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IKEA: Bring Your Own Friends Event on March 8th

by Katie on February 11, 2014

IKEA is featuring their 3rd annual BYOF Event on Saturday, March 8th.  Bring Your Own Friends Day is a day that celebrates friendship at IKEA stores around the country by offering special perks and rewards for you and your friends.

Customers can enjoy the following benefits on BYOF Day:

  • IKEA FAMILY members get $20 off BILLY bookcase and exclusive savings throughout the store
  • In-store IKEA Gift Card giveaways
  • FREE breakfast with your coupon
  • Fun in-store activities
  • FREE IKEA blue bag with your coupon
  • Enter to win a $1000 IKEA Gift Card in our in-store Twitter Picture Hunt sweepstakes

So, be sure to RSVP for the BYOF Event, and when you invite your friends, they’ll receive a custom invitation as well.  Plus, when you RSVP, you’ll be entered to win a $500 IKEA gift card.

Thanks, Lala!

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Lowe’s Build & Grow Claw Game Event

by Katie on February 10, 2014

Stop by your local Lowe’s store to take part in their Build & Grow Clinic on Saturday, February 22nd at 10 a.m. Children, along with their parents, are invited to build a Claw Game.

Check out the Lowe’s website to register for this interactive event.

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