Looking for some free (or nearly free) activities this summer?  Here are a bunch!  Make sure you check the EMM Calendar for other free (and cheap) events each week.

Don't be bored - go do something!

Don’t be bored – go do something!

Bowling
Register at KidsBowlFree.com to receive two free games of bowling every day this summer.

Roller Skating
Register at KidsSkateFree.com to receive a weekly email pass good for specific sessions (on the EMM Calendar) to the Cordova Skate Center (EMM Review) and other area rinks.

Wacky Wednesday
Visit the Brooks Museum every Wednesday in June at July from 10am-noon for a drop-in art activity and film. EMM Review

Pink Palace/Lichterman
Did you sign up for your free summer pass?  Today (May 31st) is the last day!!  Forget to sign up?  Both are still free on Tuesdays from 1pm-close.  EMM Review of the Pink Palace

Storytime
Bass Pro Shops, Knowledge Tree, library branches, Barnes & Noble and The Booksellers at Laurelwood all offer free storytimes for little ones.  Visit the EMM Calendar for dates and times.

Summer Reading Program
All of the area libraries offer a free Summer Reading Program for kids and adults.  Collierville sign-ups started earlier this week, Memphis libraries start June 1st.  There are free activities (movies, performances, crafts) each week and prizes for reading.  Go register and check it out!

Peabody Ducks
Go and visit the ducks at The Peabody, while you’re there take a ride on the trolley (not free, but cheap).  Here is an EMM Review on the trolley and recommended area restaurants.

Mud Island
Wade in the model Mississippi River and watch the barges.  EMM Review

Visit a Park
Here are parks the moms recommend

Attend a Free Concert or Movie
Levitt Shell, Carriage Crossing, the City of Germantown, Shelby Farms, Laurelwood and more – they all offer free outdoor concerts, and some have movies as well.  Check the EMM Calendar for upcoming dates and times.

Memphis Zoo
It’s free for TN residents on Tuesday afternoons from 2pm-close.

Spray Grounds
Visit the Suggs Park, W.C. Johnson Park or Peabody Park spray grounds.

Build Something
Lowe’s and Home Depot (EMM Review) offer free kid’s building projects each month

Kidgits Club
Join the Kidgits Club at Wolfchase Galleria (for $5/child each year) and attend free events at the mall.  EMM Review

Learn to Cast & Shoot
free family activities at Family Summer Camp at Bass Pro Shops on Tuesdays, Thursday, Saturdays and Sundays from noon-5pm (free ice cream from 5-6pm on Saturdays) through July 14th

$2 Movies
Go to the movies for just $2!  (okay, so this one isn’t free)  Click here for participating theaters, dates and times.