This summer, kids can earn a free book at Barnes & Noble with the Imagination’s Destination summer reading program. If kids in grades 1-6 read eight books, record them in a Reading Journal and then submit the journal to Barnes & Noble, they can choose a free book from the Barnes & Noble Reading Journal list.
Rev up your engines! At Downtown Disney Car Masters Weekend, your family can meet racecar Lightning McQueen, pal Mater and master British spy Finn McMissile from Disney-Pixar’s animated motion picture ‘Cars.’ Take part in all sorts of fun ‘Cars’ activities, including test-driving RIDEMAKERZ models, fueling up at food trucks, and catching a ‘Cars’ movie marathon. Check out more than 100 classic, muscle and exotic vehicles at the car show presented by Hess Express.
When: June 2-3, 2012 from 9:30 a.m. to 7 p.m.
Where: Downtown Disney West Side
Cost: Free entry
On the first Monday of every month, stop to smell the roses and a great deal. Leu Gardens offers free garden admission on the first Monday of every month. The parks hours are 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Regular admission costs $7 for adults and $2 for kids.
Harry P. Leu Gardens
1920 N. Forest Ave.
Orlando, FL 32803
LEGOLAND® Florida, Central Florida’s newest theme park, opened its all-new water park just in time for the summer heat. A “park within a park,” the attraction includes Build-A-Raft River, where guests can build their own LEGO inner tubes and float down a 1,000-foot lazy river.
Admission to the water park requires a LEGOLAND Florida theme park ticket plus a $12 water park upgrade. Guests may also purchase a 12-month Premium Annual Pass, which offers unlimited access to both parks, for just $179 for adults and $149 for children ages 3-12 and seniors.
Aquatica, SeaWorld Orlando’s one-of-a-kind waterpark, is now offering a special admission price for college students. Any college student, staff or faculty member can visit Aquatica one time with up to six (6) guests, all for only $29.99 each. This offer is available at the front gate sales windows and only available now through June 3oth. A valid college ID must be shown at the time of purchase.
From high-speed water slides and exhilarating wave pools, to tranquil beaches and the remarkable animal habitats that are the hallmark of SeaWorld, Aquatica is a must do for college students.
Turn off the TV to turn on the summer fun at AMF Lanes. They are offering free bowling for kids all summer long during the Summer Unplugged program between now and September 3rd. Sign up online to register your kid. Vouchers allow up to two free games each day. Shoe rental is extra. Parents can also score a deal with a summer package for $29.95 for up to four family members ages 16 and older to bowl up to two games a day all summer long.
Roll a strike with your kids by taking them to bowl for free at participating venues. Register online at KidsBowlFree.com, and your kids can bowl two games every day for free at participating bowling centers.
Adults can get in on the fun, too. Just $24.95 buys a Family Pass for the summer, which is good for two games per person per day for up to four adult family members.
In the Central Florida area, the deal is good at:
Join the community of Sanford to remember and honor those who have made a sacrifice for freedom during the Memorial Day Parade and Remembrance Ceremony on Monday, May 28th at 10 a.m. The parade will start at 1st Street and continue on through downtown to Veterens Memorial Park. The parade features the Wells Fargo Stagecoach, a helicopter flyover and a 21 gun salute.
When: Monday, May 28th at 10 a.m.
Where: 1st Street downtown Sanford
“It’s in the hole!” Give dad a Father’s Day gift he’ll really love at Enzian with ‘Caddyshack’ featured on the big screen. ‘Caddyshack’ is an unparalleled triumph in the world of comedy with the dream team of Chevy Chase, Rodney Dangerfield, Ted Knight, Bill Murray, and that unforgettably pesky gopher! Enzian will treat him to a complimentary Blue Moon beer and serve lunch specials with some of his favorites on the menu—pizza, chicken wings and steak.
When: Sunday, June 17th at 1 p.m.
Where: Enzian’s Eden Bar
1300 South Orlando Avenue
Maitland, FL 32751
Cost: $8 for adults, $5 for Enzian members
Explore an amazing 50-acre botanical oasis with your dad for Father’s Day. Leu Gardens is offering free admission on Sunday, June 17th from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.