Free Kids Events in October
Posted on Monday, September 29th, 2014 at 7:00 am
Every month, there are several stores that host free kids events Some of the events involve building a project, and others give children the chance to make some art. This is great for parents who want their kids to participate in these creative activities. Here are a few free kids events to check out in October.
Lowe’s Build and Grow
Lowe’s Build and Grow has free building events for kids. They are held on Saturdays. Every child who participates will receive a free apron, goggles, and patch. They also get to build a wooden project. Registration is required.
October 11, 2014: Haunted House – Kids will build their own spooky Haunted House project.
Home Depot Kids Workshops
Home Depot offers free building events for kids who are ages 5 – 12. Each child will receive an apron, a pin, and the wooden project they create. Registration is required.
October 4, 2014: How to Build an EMS Truck – Kids will make a wooden project that looks like an EMS truck.
LEGO has a free monthly mini-build project for kids ages 6 – 14. It starts at 5:00 in the evening and is offered “while supplies last”. No registration is required. You might want to get there early, though, before they run out of mini-builds.
October 7, 2014: LEGO Monster – Kids will put together a mini-build of Frankenstein’s monster
Disney Stores will have a Halloween Dress Rehearsal Event. It will take place on October 5, 2014, and October 6, 2014. There will be a costume parade and games. This event is for children ages 3 and older. Children are asked to come dressed as their favorite Disney character.
Lakeshore Learning offers free kids art events on Saturdays. They are for children ages 3 and older. These events begin at 11:00 in the morning and end at 3:00 in the afternoon.
October 4, 2014: Making Music Drum – Kids will create and decorate their very own handheld drum.
October 11, 2014: Fire Safety Fido – Kids will put together a cute dalmatian named “Fido” who wears a firefighter’s helmet.
October 18, 2014: Bunny Reading Pointer – Kids will decorate a craft stick pointer that looks like a bunny. It can be used to help a child read or as a bookmark.
October 25, 2014: Spooky Sweets Holder – Kids will make a paper candy holder that is shaped like a black bat.