Free Kids Events in February
Posted on Thursday, January 29th, 2015 at 7:00 am
The weather in February can be very cold. Naturally, this tends to make people want to stay home. There are only so many things at home that will entertain your children before they get bored. Take them to some free kids events that will be happening in February. It may be worth braving the cold weather in an effort to avoid “cabin fever”.
February 3, 2015: LEGO stores will hold a Mini Model Build that begins at 5:00 in the evening. It is “while supplies last”. The event is for kids ages 6 to 14. Kids will build a Mini Model Space Shuttle.
Pottery Barn Kids
February 6 – 14, 2015: Pottery Barn Kids has partnered with Bright Horizons Foundation for Children for this event. The “Valentine’s Day Card Making Station” invites kids to create one Valentine to give away to a child in need and one to take home to their favorite someone.
February 10, 2015: Pottery Barn Kids will have a Valentine’s Day Story Time event. It will start at 11:00 and end at 11:30 a.m. Kids who become book club members will receive a book club passport at their first story time and a special gift for attending five story times.
February 7, 2015: Home Depot Kids Workshops will let kids build a heart box for Valentines’ Day. This event is for kids ages 5 – 12. Each child will receive a certificate of achievement, Workshop apron, commemorative pin, and will get to take home the wooden project they built. Parents must register their child if they want him or her to attend the event.
Lowe’s Build and Grow
February 14, 2015: Lowe’s Build and Grow will let kids build a wooden Sweetheart Picture Holder for Valentine’s Day. Kids will receive a free apron, goggles, patch, and be able to take home the project they built. Parents must register their child if they want him or her to attend the event.
Lakeshore Learning offers free kids art classes every Saturday starting at 11:00 in the morning and ending at 3:00 p.m. The events are for children ages 3 and up. No reservations are necessary.
February 7, 2015: From the Heart Coupons – Kids will decorate a sheet of construction paper and a library pocket. They will receive a sheet of coupons that they can fill in. The finished coupons go into the pocket. The entire thing can be presented to a family member.
February 14, 2015: Uncle Sam’s U.S. Mask – Kids will create a wearable mask that features the white beard and patriotic top hat of Uncle Sam.
February 21, 2015: Roar-A-Lot Lion Puppet – Kids will make a paper bag puppet that looks like a lion.
February 28, 2015: Hats Off Pencil Holder – Kids will make a red and white striped pencil holder that looks like the one worn by Dr. Seuss’ “The Cat in the Hat”.