Five Things To Do This Weekend

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Is it just me or is crazy that Thanksgiving is just a littel over a week away?  Wow!  If you are needing a break from planning your meal,  here are 5 ideas of things that might be just at tad more fun to do!


Periscope Project
Lowe’s Stores Nationwide
Saturday, November 13th
10:00 a.m.
Cost: Free
Details:  The kids can put those creative energies into use and make a fun periscope.  Registration is required – head here to sign up!

Bakugan Battle League
Toys R U Stores Nationwide
Saturday, November 13th
12:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.
Cost: Free
Details:  If you’ve bee at the other events, this is a fun continuation where you can battle other brawlers.  Head here for more details and to see which locations are participating.

Build – A – Bear Story Time
Borders Stores Nationwide
Saturday, November 13th
11:00 a.m.
Cost: Free
Details:  Bring out the kids and they will enjoy storytime and crafts.  Mom and Dad will get sepcial in-store offers.  You will want to check that your store is participating in this event (note that your child will NOT be building a bear).

Free or Reduced Price Cultural Events
Various Dates/Times
Cost: Varies
Details:  Target has teamed up to help support the arts.  You can find links to free events or even discounted tickets by heading here and selecting your city from the drop down menu.


Polar Express Movie
Crown Center
Saturday, November 13th & Sunday, November 14th
Cost:  $3 admission  (popcorn is just $2)
Details:  You and your kids can get into the holiday spirit by watchin The Polar Express on the big screen at Screenland Town Center.  Get information here.

Kansas City Northern Railroad Line Creek Route
Frank Vaydik Line Creek Park (60th & Waukomis Dr – KC MO)
Cost: $0.50 per ride
Details:  If you have a train lover, why not grab a quick ride on one.  You’ll definitely be a hero! Get more information here.

(PS – I know I listed 6 things – but these were all too good not to share)!


  1. Amy says

    I just checked out the web site for the train rides and it lists that they are open only May- September. Are they doing a special weekend event? I hope so, that is something my girls would love!