I'm writing this more to remind me of things to do with the kids this summer but thought some others might like this information too.
Summer Reading Programs:
Maricopa County Library District earn a free book when you read 24 plus prizes for every 8 you read
Barnes and Noble get a free book when you read 8
Half Price Books get a $5 gift certificate when you read 300 minutes
Fun Things to Do:
Bookmans Summer Kids Club, at the Mesa store there are free kids events every Wednesday at 1pm, sign up for their kids club and get 10% off your purchase.
Bass Pro Shops Family Summer Camp, free crafts, smores cookout, workshops and activities. They even have workshops for boy scouts to earn merit badges. These are on Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday.
Michaels, free crafts every Tuesday,Thursday and Saturday from 1-4pm
Harkins Summer Movie Fun 10 weeks of kids movies for $7. Most of the East Valley sites are sold out but the Chandler Mall one still has passes.
Lowes Build and Grow offers free kids clinics on Saturdays and Sundays throughout the year.
Home Depot Kids Workshop is on the first Saturday of every month.
These are all free for children 1-18 regardless of income. The kids and I went today and they thought it was a great treat.
AZ state information
Higley School District
Mesa School District
Chandler School District
Gilbert School District
Queen Creek School District
Can you think of any more free or cheap things to do with the kids this summer?