Looking for ways to keep the kids entertained without breaking the bank or a sweat this summer?
Regal Cinema’s Summer Movie Express
Sure, you can plop the kids in front of an iPad or laptop and let them watch Netflix and YouTube but don’t they already do enough of that?
Nothing beats the experience of actually going out to see a film on a big screen with others and Regal Cinemas’ Summer Movie Express makes it easy on moms and dads. As they’ve done for the past several summers, this movie theater chain hosts matinée screenings of family-friendly movies, classic and recent, under family-friendly conditions.
Admission is only $1 a person. The sound tends to be set a little softer than usually for sensitive little ears. The house lights are keep on dim in some areas of the theater so you can keep on eye on everything. And did we mention admission is only $1 a person.
Dates and show schedules for the Regal’s Summer Movie Express are geographically based, depending on when the school year ends and restarts. Go to the Regal website to find a theater near you and its schedule. Among the movies being shown this summer are: Curious George,Despicable Me (1-3), The Iron Giant,How To Train Your Dragon 2, The Lego Movie, Sing, The Peanuts Movie, Ferdinand, The Lego Batman Movie, Paddington 2, Captain Underpants, The Lorax and Kung Fu Panda 3.
Kids Bowl Free
Most people forget how fun bowling is until they actually get on a lane and knock down a few pins. So why not introduce your child to thrill of a strike and the agony of a gutter ball.
Select bowling centers and schools in the United States are participating in Kids Bowl Free, a program designed to give back to communities while providing a safe, secure and fun way for kids to spend time this summer.
First, find whether you have a bowling center in your area participating. If so, then register your child at the Kids Bowl Free website, and — BAM — tickets will be emailed to you so your child can bowl two free games every day this summer. You just need to get them there and pay for the shoe rental.