Tuesday, June 23, 2009

REI Outdoor Adventure series for Kids 5-12

Show kids how rewarding it can be to spend time in the outdoors. That's what our Passport to Adventure program is all about. Designed for kids aged 5-12, it's a fun way to connect them to the natural world and start them on a lifetime of outdoor recreation and stewardship.
Here's How It Works!
1. Start with an Adventure Journal, where kids can document their hikes, bike rides and other fun times. Pick up a journal in any REI store, or download and print one here. (PDF 880KB)
2. Use our handy interactive map to find local family-friendly hikes and bike rides. Lists are also available at your REI store.
3. Earn a prize! After you finish one outdoor activity, send in the tear-off postcard from the journal or fill out our online form to get a certificate of completion and a special prize—binoculars or a whistle that turn into other cool tools including a compass, magnifying glass and more!

It's Easy to Get Started!
At the center of the program is the Adventure Journal, where kids can document their adventures—from bird watching and hiking to kayaking and climbing. Stop by the Customer Service desk in any REI store to pick up an Adventure Journal, or download and print one here. (PDF 880KB)

Earn a Prize
After at least one outdoor activity, send in the tear-off postcard from the journal or fill out our online form to get a certificate of completion and a special prize—binoculars that turn into other cool tools including a compass, signal mirror, magnifying glass and more!-->

Free Camps at Bass Pro Shops


Friday, June 19, 2009

Kids Bowl Free

Another freebie (sort of) for the summer. Click on the link and see if there is an alley near you. You'll still need to rent shoes, but otherwise...2 strings everyday!!!!


Monday, June 15, 2009

Father's day deal at OBS

So, no joke, my son's favorite meal is a horseradish filet from Outback w/ a baked potato and salad w/ ranch on the side. Did I mention that he is 4???I was so excited to find this deal for Father'sDay.


Saturday, June 6, 2009

another theater...1.00 at AMC

Families, schools and organizations alike are invited to see great kids' movies during AMC Summer MovieCamp. Available at select AMC theatres, this fun-filled program brings you:
$1 movies from June 17 – August 5
Shows starting at 10:00 a.m. every Wednesday
Great field trip opportunities – groups can purchase tickets one week in advance starting June 10 at the box office or online at participating theatres
*Excluding applicable taxes & operating costs.

***AMC KidsPack™Only $3.00** for:
Kids’-size drink
Kids’-size popcorn
Kids’-size snack
Upgrade your KidsPack snack to a regular candyfor $1.00.
**Exclusive during AMC Summer MovieCamp.A $2.75 Savings.

Movie Schedule**
June 17:
Space Chimps
June 24:
Kung Fu Panda
July 1:
Madagascar: Escape 2 Africa
July 8:
Tale of Despereaux
July 15:
Horton Hears a Who
July 22:
The Spiderwick Chronicles
July 29:
Nim's Island
August 5:
Star Wars: The Clone Wars

Freebie deal o' the Week

So, we have decided to join the "Rice and Beans society" and pay our debt down for once and for all. In an effort to do this while keeping my children and I sane this summer I am on the look out for some free or near free deals. Once a week I am going to post a link or two to help anyone else looking to save some loot too!

First off is the Regal Theaters Free Summer Movie deal:


REG’s Free Family Film Festival is Now Showing!When school’s out, kids around the country visit selected Regal theatres for the Free Family Film Festival. It’s a fun-filled nine weeks of movies for kids and parents. Since 1991, Regal has provided this service to the community, and best of all it’s FREE!
Selected G & PG movies start at 10AM each Tuesday and Wednesday during the festival. First-come, first-served seating is limited to theatre capacity. The Free Family Film Festival is safe, lots of fun and a great way for kids to spend a weekday morning in the summer.
Tickets for our 2009 Free Family Film Festival are exclusively available at select theatres’ box office on the day of the show.You can also select a state from the list below to find participating theatres in your area along with what films are playing each week!

For my own memory (or lack there of)

Brass Mill Stadium 12495 Union StreetWaterbury ,CT 06706-1292203-757-1621
Horton Hears A Who (G)
Evan Almighty (PG)
Wallace And Gromit (G)
Charlotte's Web (G)
Inkheart (PG)
March Of The Penguins (G)
Igor (PG)
Space Chimps (G)
Alvin And The Chipmunks (PG)
Mr. Magorium's Wonder Emporium (G)
Star Wars: Clone Wars (PG)
Kit Kittredge: American Girl (G)
Kung Fu Panda (PG)
The Tale Of Despereaux (G)
Journey To The Center Of The Earth (PG)
Pirates Who Don't Do Anything: Veggie Tale Movie (G)
Bee Movie (PG)