Saturday, May 23, 2009

14 FREE (& Low Cost) Ways for Kids to Stay Healthy, Wealthy & Wise this Summer!

(Most of this list was compiled by a nice mom @ my kid's school)

  1. TD Bank Summer Reading Program / Read 10 Books & Get $10

  2. FREE Week during May at West Philly YMCA, 52nd & Chestnut Street

  3. LOWE's "Build & Grow: Putting Green" Workshop, 52nd & Jefferson, 6/13, 10am - 11am

  4. CHOP Healthy Kids @ The Mann, Fairmount Park, Parkside & 52nd Streets, 5/30, 11am (must print ticket)

  5. Please Touch Museum "Target First Wednesday" $2.00 5pm - 7pm,

  6. Please Touch Museum "Play Pass" admits 4 people. Pickup @ Philadelphia FREE Library Branch (expires 5/31/09)

  7. PNP Family Play Center, indoor bouncies, video games & activites for kids (& bigger kids), Plus FREE Wifi Internet, 53 N. Union Avenue, Philadelphia, PA 19050

  8. $4 Tuesday Night First Run Movies @ Franklin Mills Theatre,

  9. $5.00 Tuesday Movie Night for First Run Movies! - The Pearl @ Temple Univ., Broad & Cecil B. Moore Ave.,

  10. Star Trek Ehibit @ The Franklin Institute, FREE admission on Target Community Nights 06/17, 07/29, 08/19, 09/16, 10/21 & 11/18 5pm - 8pm

  11. $1 Movies are Back @ AMC (pre-released feature films) w/ $3 Snack Pack for Kids Movies

  12. CHOP FREE Online CookBook 'Nutrition in the Kitchen'

  13. Home Depot FREE Workshops on Saturday Mornings (check site for more details)

  14. Summer Bridge Reading Activities - Just a Few Pages A Day will Keep the Learning Rust Away! (these packets are used by several of the Philadelphia Charter Schools with the highest PSSA test results)

1 comment:

  1. And don't forget the emerging scientists - the Science in the Summer, sponsored by Glaxo-SmithKline is a great program held at most Free Libraries in the area. The deadline for this year may have passed, but keep it in mind for next summer...Here's the link: