Thursday, October 31, 2013

Halloween Deals, Freebies, and Events 2013

Freebies and deals for Halloween:

Free Walgreens photo collage (use is for pics of your costumed cuties!)
Free 8x10 Collage now through Saturday November 2nd****
Use Code BOOCOLLAGE



****Coupon code BOOCOLLAGE valid for up to 1 use per Walgreens.com account thru November 2, 2013. Code must be entered at time of online or mobile checkout to apply discount. Offer limited to one free 8x10 collage print. Discount does not apply to previous purchases, taxes or shipping charges. Orders must be placed by logged-in customer by November 2, 2013 at 11:59 p.m. Central Time to qualify. Timing will be determined by Walgreens server clock. Multiple coupon codes may or may not be used based on cart contents. Cannot be combined with any other offer. Offer valid on collage print orders thru the Walgreens mobile app. Offer not valid on orders placed in store. Shipping costs may apply on online orders if in-store pickup is not available in your area.
 
 
4-7 pm Trick or Treating in store at Publix (check with your store to make sure they are participating.)

Kids in costume eat free at Moe's

Kids eat free at Lonestar Steakhouse

Outback kids eat free

Kids eat free at select Alabama Zaxby's locations
 
3-8 pm Kids eat Free at Earth Fare

5-7 pm Free small icecream at Brusters Prattville if you are wearing a costume.

Kids eat free at LongHorn Steakhouse (coupon)

 
Olive Garden kids eat free coupon valid through Halloween

50 cent corn dogs all day at Sonic
 
5-8 pm Free 4x6 photo, coloring sheets
6-7 pm Trick or Treating
6-8 pm Free Craft (Color a Ceramic Jack O Lantern)

5-7 pm at Hampstead
Visit Hampstead Library for trick or treating maps, games, arts & crafts, and prizes
5:30-7 pm Trick or treating at participating Hampstead businesses, homes and Hampstead Farms
7 pm Kids costume Parade around the town square fountain
7pm Until... Halloween Bash at Tipping Point
 
(Thanks to Birmingham Bargain Mom for some of those restaurant deals!)
 
 Fall Festivals Tonight:
 
First Baptist Church Prattville 5-7 pm Games, Prizes, Free Cotton Candy and Popcorn, Bounce Houses, Hay Rides
 
Fall Festival at Aldersgate UMC 5:30-7 pm 6610 Vaughn Rd. (272-6152)
 
6-8 pm Family Fun Fall Festival at East Memorial Baptist Church 1320 Old Ridge Rd Prattville
 
Eastern Hills Baptist Church Fall Festival, 3604 Pleasant Ridge Rd Montgomery
Trunk or Treat in the back parking lot, candy, free popcorn and games, Hot Dog Supper for $2 (272-0604)
 
5:30-7:30 Gateway Baptist Church, 3300 Bell Road
Games, Inflatables, Trunk or Treat (272-9494)
 
Trunk or Treat Mulder UMC 3454 Firetower Rd Wetumpka
inflatables, games, hayride, face painting
 
Taylor Road Treats The Town 1685 Taylor Road Montgomery
Gates open at 6 pm. Free Hot dogs, drinks, popcorn, cookies, candy, inflatables, games, Treat Street, Hayrides, Family pictures, No scary costumes, please (271-3363)
 
 
 
After Halloween:
 
 

The Great Halloween Candy Buy Back!
Take unopened candy to Montgomery Pediatric Dentistry & Orthodontics or Prattville Pediatric Dentistry & Orthodontics between the hours of 8 am-5 pm on Thursday, November 7th 2013.

Locations:
2600 Bell Road in Montgomery
Or
460 McQueen Smith Drive in Prattville.

They will weigh the candy and pay $1 per pound of candy, up to a maximum of $5 per child. Plus, if you wear your costume, you get $1 for dressing up!

The candy will be shipped to our troops overseas. For more info on the program visit: www.operationgratitude.com
 
 
 
 

Tuesday, October 29, 2013

Reminder: Register Now For Upcoming Kids Building Events!

Reminder:
Don't forget to register for these upcoming FREE events! Home Depot and Lowe's both now request that you register ahead of time for these events. Some of these events are already starting to fill up.



Saturday 11/2/13 9am to Noon Home Depot Kids Workshop

Sail a Mighty Ship...

  • Come build The Home Depot's spectacular Tabletop Ship!
  • FREE hands-on workshops; designed for children ages 5 - 12.
  • Offered the 1st Saturday of every month at all The Home Depot stores between 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. Please do not arrive before 9:00 a.m.
  • Workshops teach children do-it-yourself skills, tool safety and instill a sense of pride and accomplishment.
  • All kids get to keep their craft, receive a FREE certificate of achievement, a Workshop Apron, and a commemorative pin.
  • One workshop kit, apron and pin per child, while supplies last.
  • Children must be present at the store to participate in the workshop and receive the kit, apron and pin.
  • Kids Workshop activities are scheduled on a first come/first served basis.
  • Thank you for registering online to help us better plan our craft kit quantities needed.



Saturday 11/9/13 at 9 am Lowe's Build and Grow Pull Back Car Build

Looks like the December 14, Lowes Build and Grow will be a Train Engine. Registration is not open for it yet. I will try to remember to update when it is.


Saturday 11/30/13 9-Noon Home Depot Kids Special Holiday Workshop

Holiday Gifting: Make a Small Toolbox

  • Have fun building a small toolbox for the holidays at this special holiday Kids Workshop!
  • FREE hands-on workshops; designed for children ages 5 - 12.
  • Please do not arrive before 9:00 a.m.
  • Workshops teach children do-it-yourself skills, tool safety and instill a sense of pride and accomplishment.
  • All kids get to keep their craft, receive a FREE certificate of achievement, and a Workshop Apron.
  • One workshop kit, and apron per child, while supplies last.
  • Children must be present at the store to participate in the workshop and receive the kit, and apron.
  • Kids Workshop activities are scheduled on a first come/first served basis.
  • Thank you for registering online to help us better plan our craft kit quantities needed.


12/7/13 9-Noon Home Depot Kids Workshop

Tic-Tac-Toe Game

  • Make a fun Tic-Tac-Toe Board.
  • FREE hands-on workshops; designed for children ages 5 - 12.
  • Offered the 1st Saturday of every month at all The Home Depot stores between 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. Please do not arrive before 9:00 a.m.
  • Workshops teach children do-it-yourself skills, tool safety and instill a sense of pride and accomplishment.
  • All kids get to keep their craft, receive a FREE certificate of achievement, a Workshop Apron, and a commemorative pin.
  • One workshop kit, apron and pin per child, while supplies last.
  • Children must be present at the store to participate in the workshop and receive the kit, apron and pin.
  • Kids Workshop activities are scheduled on a first come/first served basis.







Friday, October 25, 2013

Upcoming Halloween/Fall Family Fun

We are just getting over some sort of "bug" here at the River Region Family house and are looking to get out of the house and find something fun to do this weekend and for Halloween. Here are some things that I found and thought you might like to know, too:

From now until 10/31:
Bass Pro Shops Great Pumpkin Event

Free Crafts, Nightly Trick or Treating and Free Photo with the Charlie Brown characters
Check out their website for the entire schedule!

River Region Judgment House
If you have older kids they might like this christian alternative to a haunted house.


Saturday 10/26/13
10 am-Noon Toys R Us Cra-Z-Loom Bracelet Making Event
Make your own bracelet and take it home with you for Free! Event intended for ages 6 and up. One per child.
We stumbled upon this last week, when we were going to the Lego event and my daughter loved it! We are going back this week, because my son wants one in "cool" colors for himself.

10-Noon Millbrook Boo Fest
Come join us at the Millbrook Village Green on Saturday October 26th from 10am to 12pm for Boo Fest.
Bring your trick or treat bag and be sure to wear your not so scary halloween costume!
5-8 pm Fall Harvest Market and Trick or Pink at the Shoppes at Eastchase
The Shoppes at EastChase Fall Harvest Market is this Saturday, October 26 * 5 - 8 PM and will be located next to Earth Fare! Fresh produce including persimmons, satsumas and more. You will also find mums, crafts, home baked goods and other gift items. Bring the kids for treats, hayrides, inflatables, balloons and stay for the costume contest hosted by BAMA Country starting at 6 PM.

 Note: Many of the things like the pumpkin patch, hayride and the balloons will have a charge that will be benefiting The Joy To Life Foundation.

Sunday 10/27/13


1 pm Sundays at 1 at Montgomery Museum of Fine Arts
Free docent led tours every Sunday at 1pm.
 
4-5:30 p.m. Pumpkinfest at First United Methodist Church
 North parking lot, 2416 W Cloverdale Park, Montgomery
Inflatable games, horse-drawn hayride, guess how many, cookie walk, face/hand painting, bean bag toss, trunk-or-treating (4:30 - 5:00) and more! Bring your camera for a picture with the scarecrow. Please bring cans and non-perishable food items for the church-wide drive. Happy costumes are welcome. 334-834-8990

4-6 pm Capitol Heights Baptist Church Trunk or Treat
2514 Madison Avenue, Montgomery
Candy, games, inflatables and food. All games and inflatables are free. Everything is free except pizza. Small amount will be charged. 334-264-6461

5:30-7:30 Vaughn Park Church Trunk or Treat
3800 Vaughn Rd. Cake walk, bouncy house. No scary Costumes.

Tuesday 10/29/13


4-6 pm Prattville Candy Walk
For Toddlers-2nd Grade. Line up begins at Prattville City Hall at 3:30 pm. Bring a Non-perishable food item for donation.



5-6:30 pm City of Wetumpka Candy Walk
Toddlers-4th graders. Behind the city administration building. Bring a canned food item for the Elmore Co. Food Pantry.

Thursday 10/31/13

6pm Taylor Road Treats The Town
Taylor Road Baptist Church, 1685 Taylor Rd, Montgomery
Hotdogs, drinks, popcorn, peanuts, cookies, candy, inflatables, games, Treat Street, hayrides, family pictures. No scary costumes. Free food.







Saturday, October 19, 2013

Toys R Us: Free Lego Build 10/19/13

Free Lego Event Saturday afternoon from 12-2 pm.
Build & take home a FREE Lego DC Super Heroes The Joker Mini Mech Set.
My son LOVES free Lego builds at Toys R US!