Friday, June 17, 2016

Roundup of Events This Week June 18-24

Here are a few events coming up this week in the river region. If you know of something else I could add to this list, leave a comment or send me a message on the River Region Family Facebook page



Have fun! 

Saturday 6/18/16
7 am-Noon The Shoppes at Eastchase Farmer's Market

9 am-3 pm Rosa Parks Museum Juneteenth Family Free Day

9 am-2 pm Alabama Wildlife Federation Go Fishing 

11 am-1 pm LEGO Speed Champions Make and Take FREE 

2 pm W.A. Gayle Planetarium Public Show-"Earth, Moon, and Sun"
$6.50 for ages 5 and up.  

3-4 pm Toys R Us Geoffrey's Birthday Club Event FREE
Birthday Club members receive special suprises with coupon (sent by email to members before the event) including a FREE Geoffrey plush toys and storybook. Click the link to find out how to join the Birthday Club and get the coupon for the event in July. 
 
5-7 pm Family Fun Night at Eastdale Mall FREE 
Free Ice Skating for kids 10 and under and half off carousel rides. Jump Houses.  

Sunday 6/19/16
2 pm W.A. Gayle Planetarium Public Show-"Stars"
$6.50 for ages 5 and up.  

Monday 6/20/16

3:30-4 Creature Feature at Alabama Wildlife Federation
 
4 pm W.A. Gayle Planetarium Public Show-"Stars"
$6.50 for ages 5 and up.   

Tuesday 6/21/16
10 am Carmike Cinemas Chantilly 13 Montgomery Kids Series $4
Admission is only $4.00 + tax. Includes - 16oz drink and 46 oz. popcorn with every ticket.
Seating is first come, first serve with doors opening at 9:30am.  


11 am Alabama Nature Center- Naturalist Led Hikes

4 pm W.A. Gayle Planetarium Public Show-"Stars"
$6.50 for ages 5 and up. 

Wednesday 6/22/16
10 am & 1 pm Capri Theatre Children's Matinee $1 

3:30-4 Creature Feature at Alabama Wildlife Federation

4 pm W.A. Gayle Planetarium Public Show-"Stars"
$6.50 for ages 5 and up. 

Thursday 6/23/16
10 am & 1 pm Capri Theatre Children's Matinee $1
 
10 am Carmike Cinemas Chantilly 13 Montgomery Kids Series $4
Admissions is only $4.00 + tax. Includes - 16oz drink and 46 oz. popcorn with every ticket.
Seating is first come, first serve with doors opening at 9:30am.  


4 pm W.A. Gayle Planetarium Public Show-"Stars"
$6.50 for ages 5 and up.  



Friday 6/24/16
10 am & 1 pm Capri Theatre Children's Matinee $1


11 am Alabama Nature Center- Naturalist Led Hikes



Disclaimer: We do our best at River Region Family to provide accurate, useful information about events and activities. This information (such as times and locations) is gathered from press releases, local newspapers, signs around town and word of mouth. We do our best to confirm details before they are posted here. Sometimes details change or we are given inaccurate information. Whenever possible we link our write-ups to the source in which our information came from and strongly urge you to confirm details before you go. River Region Family is in no way responsible for any problems that occur while participating in activities recommended on this site.

Thursday, June 9, 2016

Local Grocery Deals June 8-14


My favorite deals at grocery stores in the river region this week. For the entire ad or to find store locations, click the links below. 



AG Store
Fresh Fryer Wings 5lb bag $7.99
Sugardale Shank Portion Ham $1.29/lb
Fresh Fryer Thighs $0.50/lb
USDA Select Chuck Roast $ 2.99/lb
Boneless Pork Chops Family Pack $1.69/lb
Weiss Medium Eggs 2.5 doz $1.50
Russet Potatoes 8 lb bag $2.50
Strawberries 1 lb $2.00
Libby Canned Beans, Peas or Corn $0.50
Yellow Squash $0.69/lb

  Renfroe's Super Foods and Renfroe's Foodland
Quarter Loin Pork Chops $1.58/lb
Fresh Split Chicken Breast Family Pack $1.38/lb
White, Yellow or BiColor Corn 5 ears for $1.98
Yellow or Zuchinni Squash $0.88/lb
Tomato on The Vine $1.18/lb
Iceberg Lettuce $0.98 
Sweet Peppers $0.98
Vidalia Onions $0.58/lb
Green Cabbage $0.44/lb
Food Club Pink Salmon 14.75 oz $2.00

Vowell's Cash Saver
Bone In Center Cut Pork Chops Family Pack $1.97
Ground Beef Patties Family Pack $2.17/lb
Family Pack Ground Beef $1.88/lb
Granulated Sugar 10 lb bag $3.99
Starkist Tuna 5 oz can $0.69
Peter Pan Peanut Butter 13-16.3 oz jar $1.79
Best Choice Frozen Vegetables 16 oz $0.87
Strawberries 1 lb $1.88 
Large Ripe Whole Seeded Watermelons $4.99
Mangoes $0.69
Kiwi Fruit $0.29
Large Green Bell Peppers $0.59
All Purpose Potatoes 15lb bag $3.50

  Piggly Wiggly & Mega Meats

  Food Outlet
Boneless chuck roast $2.98/lb
Potatoes 8 lb $1.92
Fresh Fryer Drumsticks $0.96/lb

 


Friday, June 3, 2016

Calendar: June 2016


Here is a list of free or cheap family-friendly events in the river region this month. 


For story times and summer reading program events at a library near you click these links: 
Wetumpka Library:
Autauga County Library:
Montgomery County Library:  http://mccplblog.wordpress.com/
http://mccpl.lib.al.us/montgomery/
 

Thursday 6/2/16
9 am-3 pm Rail Safety Day at Heart of Dixie Railroad Museum in Calera FREE
To be eligible for the free ride, you must attend Safety talk by Operation Lifesaver before hand so come early! Alabama Operation LifeSaver, the Alabama Department of Transportation, and the Heart of Dixie Railroad Museum co-sponsor Rail Safety Day at the museum! Come see exhibits, safety activities, as well as train rides! 

10 am Carmike Cinemas Chantilly 13 Montgomery Kids Series $4
Admissions is only $4.00 + tax. Includes - 16oz drink and 46 oz. popcorn with every ticket.
Seating is first come, first serve with doors opening at 9:30am.



5-8 pm Sounds Of Summer Near Gap at Eastchase. Free

Friday 6/3/16
11 am Jefferson Davis' Birthday Party at First White House of the Confederacy
Birthday Cake will be served!  

Saturday  6/4/16
7 am-Noon Prattville Farmers Market Grand Opening 
This grand opening celebration will include a live remote with Bama Country Radio, music, demonstrations, and projects for the children.  The Farmers Market will be held every Saturday from June 4 through September 24, 2016, from 7:00 a.m. until 12 noon.

7 am-Noon The Shoppes at Eastchase Farmer's Market

9 am Home Depot Kids Workshop Free
Build a Father's Day Trophy Cell Phone Holder.  

10 am-Noon Michael's Kids Club Craft-$2
Chalk Butterfly 

11 am-3 pm Michael's Creative Classes Open House 

2 pm W.A. Gayle Planetarium Public Show-"Earth, Moon, and Sun"
$6.50 for ages 5 and up.   

5-7 pm Family Fun Night at Eastdale Mall FREE
2B Ranch Wild West Show sponsored by Chick Fil A. Free Ice Skating for kids 10 and under and half off carousel rides. 

Sunday 6/5/16
1 pm First Sundays at MMFA Free
Free docent led tours. 

2 pm W.A. Gayle Planetarium Public Show-"Stars"
$6.50 for ages 5 and up.  

Monday 6/6/16
4 pm W.A. Gayle Planetarium Public Show-"Stars"
$6.50 for ages 5 and up.   

Tuesday 6/7/16
10 am Carmike Cinemas Chantilly 13 Montgomery Kids Series $4
Admissions is only $4.00 + tax. Includes - 16oz drink and 46 oz. popcorn with every ticket.
Seating is first come, first serve with doors opening at 9:30am. 


4 pm W.A. Gayle Planetarium Public Show-"Stars"
$6.50 for ages 5 and up.

7-8:30 pm Capitol Sounds Concert Band Summer Spectacular FREE

Wednesday 6/8/16
10 am & 1 pm Capri Theatre Children's Matinee $1

10:30-11 and 11-11:30 Tales for Tots at MMFA FREE 
This FREE monthly program introduces preschoolers to art in the Museum through special stories, books, and simple craft activities in the galleries.

4 pm W.A. Gayle Planetarium Public Show-"Stars"
$6.50 for ages 5 and up. 

Thursday 6/9/16
10 am & 1 pm Capri Theatre Children's Matinee $1
 
10 am Carmike Cinemas Chantilly 13 Montgomery Kids Series $4
Admissions is only $4.00 + tax. Includes - 16oz drink and 46 oz. popcorn with every ticket.
Seating is first come, first serve with doors opening at 9:30am.  


4 pm W.A. Gayle Planetarium Public Show-"Stars"
$6.50 for ages 5 and up. 

5-8 pm Sounds of Summer Near Gap at Eastchase. Free. 

Friday 6/10/16
10 am & 1 pm Capri Theatre Children's Matinee $1


Saturday 6/11/16
7 am-Noon The Shoppes at Eastchase Farmer's Market

10 am Lowe's Build and Grow Clinic- FREE
Register Online 

10 am-Noon Michael's Kids Club Craft-$2
You're My Hero Card  

2 pm Second Saturday at Riverfront Park 
Starting at 2pm the "That's My Dog" hot dog eating contest and gourmet hot dog cook off. Morgan Snow opens at 6pm followed by headliner Ashlee K and the Wooly Mamas. The night caps off at 9pm with a fireworks show. Food vendors and activities for the kids all day. Admission is $1 and benefits "That's My Child" charity. Kids 12 and under free. 

5-7 pm Family Fun Night at Eastdale Mall FREE
Montgomery Zoo will have animals to see and discuss.  Free Ice Skating for kids 10 and under and half off carousel rides. 

Sunday 6/12/16
2 pm W.A. Gayle Planetarium Public Show-"Stars"
$6.50 for ages 5 and up. 
2 pm Discovery Sundays Old Alabama Town FREE
Celebrating 200 Years of Montgomery County, Rev. Gary Burton
Montgomery County will be 200 on December 6, 2016, but we want to start celebrating now! The Reverend Gary Burton of Pintlala Baptist Church, and president of the Pintlala Historical Society, will take us on a trip down memory lane as we near Montgomery County’s Bicentennial.

Discovery Sundays will meet one Sunday a month at 2 pm, and the program will vary from presentations at Old Alabama Town to field trips around Montgomery.   

Monday 6/13/16
10 am-Noon Michael's Camp Creativity-Land of The Dinosaurs
$5 per session, or $12 for 3 sessions. 

4 pm W.A. Gayle Planetarium Public Show-"Stars"
$6.50 for ages 5 and up. 
 
5-8 pm Chick-Fil-A Premier Place Kids Night-Fathers Day Craft  

Tuesday 6/14/16
10 am Carmike Cinemas Chantilly 13 Montgomery Kids Series $4
Admissions is only $4.00 + tax. Includes - 16oz drink and 46 oz. popcorn with every ticket.
Seating is first come, first serve with doors opening at 9:30am.  


4 pm W.A. Gayle Planetarium Public Show-"Stars"
$6.50 for ages 5 and up. 

6-8 pm Chick-Fil-A at Eastchase Kids Night
DIY Camp Bandana 

Wednesday 6/15/16
10 am & 1 pm Capri Theatre Children's Matinee $1
 
10 am-Noon Michael's Camp Creativity-Land of The Dinosaurs
$5 per session, or $12 for 3 sessions
4 pm W.A. Gayle Planetarium Public Show-"Stars"
$6.50 for ages 5 and up. 
Thursday 6/16/16
10 am & 1 pm Capri Theatre Children's Matinee $1
 
10 am Carmike Cinemas Chantilly 13 Montgomery Kids Series $4
Admissions is only $4.00 + tax. Includes - 16oz drink and 46 oz. popcorn with every ticket.
Seating is first come, first serve with doors opening at 9:30am.  


4 pm W.A. Gayle Planetarium Public Show-"Stars"
$6.50 for ages 5 and up. 
5-8 pm Sounds of Summer Near Gap at Eastchase. Free

Friday 6/17/16
10 am & 1 pm Capri Theatre Children's Matinee $1

Saturday 6/18/16
7 am-Noon The Shoppes at Eastchase Farmer's Market

9 am-3 pm Rosa Parks Museum Juneteenth Family Free Day

9 am-2 pm Alabama Wildlife Federation Go Fishing 

11 am-1 pm LEGO Speed Champions Make and Take FREE 

2 pm W.A. Gayle Planetarium Public Show-"Earth, Moon, and Sun"
$6.50 for ages 5 and up.  

3-4 pm Toys R Us Geoffrey's Birthday Club Event FREE
Birthday Club members receive special suprises with coupon (sent by email to members before the event) including a FREE Geoffrey plush toys and storybook. Click the link to find out how to join the Birthday Club and get the coupon for the event in July. 
 
5-7 pm Family Fun Night at Eastdale Mall FREE 
Free Ice Skating for kids 10 and under and half off carousel rides. Jump Houses.  

Sunday 6/19/16
2 pm W.A. Gayle Planetarium Public Show-"Stars"
$6.50 for ages 5 and up.  

Monday 6/20/16

3:30-4 Creature Feature at Alabama Wildlife Federation
 
4 pm W.A. Gayle Planetarium Public Show-"Stars"
$6.50 for ages 5 and up.   

Tuesday 6/21/16
10 am Carmike Cinemas Chantilly 13 Montgomery Kids Series $4
Admission is only $4.00 + tax. Includes - 16oz drink and 46 oz. popcorn with every ticket.
Seating is first come, first serve with doors opening at 9:30am.  


11 am Alabama Nature Center- Naturalist Led Hikes

4 pm W.A. Gayle Planetarium Public Show-"Stars"
$6.50 for ages 5 and up. 

Wednesday 6/22/16
10 am & 1 pm Capri Theatre Children's Matinee $1 

3:30-4 Creature Feature at Alabama Wildlife Federation

4 pm W.A. Gayle Planetarium Public Show-"Stars"
$6.50 for ages 5 and up. 

Thursday 6/23/16
10 am & 1 pm Capri Theatre Children's Matinee $1
 
10 am Carmike Cinemas Chantilly 13 Montgomery Kids Series $4
Admissions is only $4.00 + tax. Includes - 16oz drink and 46 oz. popcorn with every ticket.
Seating is first come, first serve with doors opening at 9:30am.  


4 pm W.A. Gayle Planetarium Public Show-"Stars"
$6.50 for ages 5 and up.  



Friday 6/24/16
10 am & 1 pm Capri Theatre Children's Matinee $1


11 am Alabama Nature Center- Naturalist Led Hikes

Saturday 6/25/16
7 am-Noon The Shoppes at Eastchase Farmer's Market

10 am Lowe's Build and Grow Kid's Clinic FREE
Register online 

10 am Slimy Salamander Search at Alabama Nature Center 

5-7 pm Family Fun Night at Eastdale Mall FREE
Free Ice Skating for kids 10 and under and half off carousel rides. Superhero/Princess Night.  

Sunday 6/26/16
2 pm W.A. Gayle Planetarium Public Show-"Stars"
$6.50 for ages 5 and up.  

Monday 6/27/16
3:30-4 Creature Feature at Alabama Wildlife Federation

4 pm W.A. Gayle Planetarium Public Show-"Stars"
$6.50 for ages 5 and up.  

7 pm Movie Mondays-Riverfront Park FREE

Tuesday 6/28/16
10 am Carmike Cinemas Chantilly 13 Montgomery Kids Series $4
Admissions is only $4.00 + tax. Includes - 16oz drink and 46 oz. popcorn with every ticket.
Seating is first come, first serve with doors opening at 9:30am.  


11 am Alabama Nature Center- Naturalist Led Hikes

4 pm W.A. Gayle Planetarium Public Show-"Stars"
$6.50 for ages 5 and up. 
 
6-8 pm Chick-Fil-A at Eastchase Kids Night
Design a Mini Beach Ball 

7 pm Creekwalk Concert 
These concerts are free and open to the public. Downtown eateries and shops will be open late and various food vendors will be on site. Bring a lawn chair or blanket and relax along the beautiful Autauga Creek, witness a breathtaking Prattville sunset and enjoy the music.

Wednesday 6/29/16
10 am & 1 pm Capri Theatre Children's Matinee $1  

3:30-4 Creature Feature at Alabama Wildlife Federation

4 pm W.A. Gayle Planetarium Public Show-"Stars"
$6.50 for ages 5 and up.   

Thursday 6/30/16
10 am & 1 pm Capri Theatre Children's Matinee $1
 
10 am Carmike Cinemas Chantilly 13 Montgomery Kids Series $4
Admissions is only $4.00 + tax. Includes - 16oz drink and 46 oz. popcorn with every ticket.
Seating is first come, first serve with doors opening at 9:30am.  


4 pm W.A. Gayle Planetarium Public Show-"Stars"
$6.50 for ages 5 and up. 

5-8 pm Sounds of Summer Near Gap at Eastchase. Free

Friday 7/1/16
10 am & 1 pm Capri Theatre Children's Matinee $1


Disclaimer: We do our best at River Region Family to provide accurate, useful information about events and activities. This information (such as times and locations) is gathered from press releases, local newspapers, signs around town and word of mouth. We do our best to confirm details before they are posted here. Sometimes details change or we are given inaccurate information. Whenever possible we link our write-ups to the source in which our information came from and strongly urge you to confirm details before you go. River Region Family is in no way responsible for any problems that occur while participating in activities recommended on this site.