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Sunday, June 16, 2019

Arizona Father's Day Deals and Events {2019)

Arizona Father's Day Deals and Events 

Lots of things in Arizona to do for Father's Day and and some great deals too!

ALL DEALS ARE GOOD FOR 6/16/19 unless noted 

BJ's Brewhouse - You know your Dad. He wants something Free for Father's Day. Better yet, a free pint glass. Treat him to a meal with us this weekend 6/15 or 6/16, and he'll LOVE the free limited edition pint glass he walks out with, especially since it will be paired with a VIP 20% Off Card valid 6/17-7/7.

Butterfly WonderlandCelebrate Father’s Day amongst 3,000 butterflies. Fathers receive $3.00 off admission at Butterfly Wonderland.

Children's Museum of Phoenix Free admission to all fathers and grandfathers all day. Info HERE

Children's Museum of Tucson - FREE Admission for dads INFO HERE

El CharroSalud a el papa con los chistes no tan chistosos. Celebra a papa en El Charro Café! 
Cheers to the not so funny Dad jokes, celebrate dad at El Charro Cafe with 1/2 off drafts and kids eat free! (Two kids per regular priced entree) 
#sicharro #fathersday #kidseatfree

Get Air Tucson ~Happy Father’s Day to all dads! Don’t forget if you come into the park dads jump free today with a paying child. Visit to find your local park. 
*This is an in the park offer. Mention deal upon check-in to redeem.

Funtasticks- To all the Dads, we thank you for being the strong arm of the family! Your efforts surely do not go unnoticed! #ComeOutandPlay for FREE on Father's Day!

Hooters~ Dad will unwrap this gift in a hurry! Buy any 10 wings for Dad, get 10 boneless FREE! #FathersDay

Little Anthony's Diner ~ Free dessert as listed above for dad with purchase of a meal for him :)

OdySea Aquarium
Dad doesn’t want another tie, card, or soap-on-a-rope this year. Bring him to OdySea for an experience everyone will remember. Don’t forget to say “Happy Father’s Day” to our 3 newest dads - Tux, Brooklyn, and Nacho, three African Black-Footed Penguins.
$10 Off General Admission For All Dads on Father's Day
(Discount given at Ticket Window)

Old TucsonTreat dad to a day in the Old West, where men and boys of all ages get in FREE to Old Tucson June 15 – 16! Plus enjoy whiskey tastings (additional fee) on Sunday, and a classic car show on SUNDAY from 10 a.m. - 2 p.m., presented by Truly Nolen. What better gift for Father’s Day than food, spirits, cowboys and cars!

Pogo Pass- Get a summer full of fun and use it all year to visit 17 different valley locations for 60% off GO HERE and use the code AZFAM for the discount. Start using it right away!

SKATE Country Tucson- Dads skate free

Tohono Chul Park -  Free admission into the gardens for all fathers and grandfathers all day on Sunday, June 16. Come down and enjoy strolling the trails to see all the beautiful flowers in bloom. Don’t forget to visit the Museum Shops or the Exhibit House to see the latest art show and discover what the Garden Bistro has planned too!

Tuesday, June 11, 2019

Bountiful Baskets in Tucson, Arizona {Produce Program 2019}

Bountiful Baskets in Tucson, Arizona 
{Produce Program 2019}

Bountiful Baskets is a co-op program that anyone can join to get a great basket of fresh produce with additional opportunities to add-on.  As a family, we are trying to make sure to incorporate more fresh fruits and veggies every day. We were offered the opportunity to try this this past week and are looking forward to going on with other weeks!

How it Works:
The time to request a basket is from noon on Mondays through Tuesdays at 10pm each week, Options are to select a traditional basket HERE at and any add-ons such as snack packs or grilling pack to be picked up on Saturday Morning. The times for pick-up may vary but in Tucson Randolph Park it is at 7am.

Basket is not included, so make sure to bring something to carry your produce home in and bring your Contribution Confirmation receipt to pick up produce.

Produce comes from Stern Produce and and contains 6-7 fruits and 6-7 different veggies. Go HERE to check out this weeks offerings and sign-up for your family :)

Friday, June 7, 2019

Free Meals for Kids in Tucson and Nationwide {Summer 2019}

Free Meals for Kids in Tucson and Nationwide 
{Summer 2019}

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1. TUSD Program 
( any child is welcome- no registration/qualification and does not have to be a TUSD student)
Enjoy breakfast and lunch with your kids during the summer months.
The Summer Food Services Program for Children provides free breakfast and lunch meals during the summer break to children 18 and under. Parents and guardians are invited to eat with their children, too! For adults accompanying children, breakfast is available for $2 and lunch for $3. (Please have exact change.)
Breakfast and lunch are served in school site cafeterias or in designated eating areas of the non-school sites.  
The Program will run from May 28, 2019, to July 17, 2019. 
The program will be closed on July 4. Dates of service and meals times vary depending on the programs at each site. Please consult the schedule (in PDF) for individual school site programs. Dates and times are subject to change. 
For more information, call the individual site office, or the Food Services office at 225-4700. To find out if there is a Summer Food Service Program site near you, please call the 24-hour, bilingual Helpline at: 1-800-352-3792. The menu is also available HERE


text “FOOD” to 877-877 and receive a message back with the closest location where they can get free summer meals.

Look at at the map of locations for just the southern az area

Last Chance To Get Disneyland Ticket 2019 Summer Sale {Discount Disneyland Tickets}

Last Chance To Get Disneyland Ticket 2019 Summer Sale {Discount Disneyland Tickets}

Don't miss your chance to save big with our biggest ticket sale of the summer HERE - Adults at Kids' Prices at the Disneyland® Resort!
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Get Adults at Kids' Prices on all of the 3-Day and longer Disneyland® Resort Tickets including Combo Tickets and save $20 or more per ticket! You must book by June 7, 2019 for travel by September 5, 2019 to get these savings

Buy in advance and get these extras:
  • One Magic Morning early entry with each 3-day or longer ticket
  • Go straight to the gate with electronic delivery
  • Get Away Today exclusive coupons – up to $400 value
  • Free Chatbooks photobook - $10 value
  • Refundable* tickets for ultimate flexibility
Plus there are:

  • Extra $10 discount with code AZFAM HERE
  • Layaway plans
  • Extra Day Free tickets on 4 day tickets for travel May 24 – December 31, 2019
Photo: Disney Parks Blog

 With new attractions in both Parks, and Star Wars: Galaxy's Edge now open, there is more to see and do than ever before. You won't want to miss it.
Info on getting your Galaxy's Edge reservation HERE


Friday, May 31, 2019

FREE Kids Workshop at Home Depot Locations 6/1/19 {Putting Green}

FREE Kids Workshop at Home Depot Locations 6/1/19
{Putting Green}

WHAT:Enjoy a game of tabletop golf. Register today for our Kids Workshop on 6/1 at 9 a.m. to build a putting green.

WHEN: Saturday, June 1, 2019 9am-12noon

WHERE: ALL Home Depot Locations

Cost: FREE


Wednesday, May 29, 2019

Troubadour Theatre Offers Day Camps in Tucson for Ages 7-18 in Acting, Music and More! (Tucson Summer Camps)

Looking for something fun for the kids to do this summer? 

Troubadour Theatre offers day camps in Tucson for ages 7-18 in acting, music, musical theatre, plus a Dungeons & Dragons mini camp. All theatre camps end in a fully-mounted stage performance in a large proscenium theatre for family and friends! 

Register online at Questions contact Kristen at or 602-790-6876

First Spotlight: A Camp for Young Actors—Session A
Ages: 7-12
M-F June 3-14 12:30 PM-4:30PM
Cost: $215 tuition
Production: Princess Who? by Brian Taylor

First Spotlight: A Camp for Young Actors--Session B
Ages: 7-12
M-F, M-W June 17-26 10:00am-3:30pm
Cost: $215 tuition, $25 off through June 3
Production: A Dragon in the Mix by Sue Ann Gunn

Rock, Roll, Repeat: A Rock & Roll Music Camp
Ages: 12-18, Musicians and Singers Welcome
M-F June 3-14 9:00 AM-12:00 PM
Cost: $195
Production: A Live Rock Concert!

Broadway Bound: A Musical Theatre Camp
NOTE: THE B’WAY BOUND SESSION IS FULL! Please email to join the waiting list.
Ages: 10-18
Two weeks, Mon-Fri June 17-28 9:00 AM-4:30 PM
Cost: $325 tuition, $25 off through June 3
Production: Into the Woods Jr

Dungeons & Dragons Mini Camp
Ages: 10-18
3 Days, M-F July 1-3 9:00AM-3:00PM
Cost: $95, or $25 off through June 17
Students will play the classic role playing game lead by an expert game master.

Antic Arts: A Comedic Acting Camp
Ages: 10-18
M-F July 8-19 9:00 AM-3:30 PM
Cost: $295 tuition, $25 off through June 24
Production: I Hate Shakespeare! by Steph DeFarie

All performances located at: Green Fields School, 6000 N Camino de la Tierra, Tucson AZ
All camps/rehearsals (EXCEPT B'WAY BOUND): Troubadour Classroom 204 W Grant Rd Tucson AZ
Broadway Bound camp/rehearsals: Tucson Girls Chorus, 4020 E River Rd Tucson AZ

Scholarships are available, please email

10 Summer Movie Programs for Kids in Tucson Free and Cheap {2019}

Summer Movies for Kids in Tucson Free and Cheap

It's Summer in Tucson and it is hot!It is nice to have an indoor activity to do with the kids and on the cheap.  We have quite a few theaters that participate in low cost or even free for kids movies during our hottest summer months.  I know that there are lots of activities and some days, we just want to get out of the heat and watch a move.

Some of these movies we haven't even seen yet, so we are extra excited to see them at such a bargain.

All of the movies along with so many daily activities (many free) will be listed on the daily calendars that come out every day for Tucson HERE and Phoenix HERE you can also join the Group on Facebook HERE

1. Cinemark and Century Theatres and Films 50c-$1for everyone 

Theatre 1: El Con Theatre Schedule HERE
Theatre 2: Century Gateway Kolb/Speedway Schedule  HERE  
Theatre 3: Tucson Marketplace Schedule and $1 coupon HERE
Theatre 4: Sierra Vista Schedule HERE

Films begin at 9:45am
Theatre 1: Arizona Pavillions Schedule HERE
Theatre 2: Tucson Spectrum HERE


Loft Jr. is a free monthly series showcasing great new and classic family-friendly films! O.M.G. Zathura!! Each screening at The Loft Cinema features fun pre-show activities hosted by Mildred & Dildred Toy Store starting at 9:15am!

4. The Loft Cinema Kids Festival

The Loft hosts the fabulous and free movies with free popcorn too!  The films will be on all our summer calendars. You can also check the Loft website 


Free Admission! Free Popcorn! Free Fun! 
Pre-show activities hosted by the gang from Mildred & Dildred Toy Store, every day starting at 9:15am!
LET THE FUN BEGIN! Super summer excitement returns to The Loft Cinema with our 13th annual Loft Kids Fest! Each morning, children and their parents can experience some of the best family-friendly films of all-time, along with a fabulous animated short before every feature!  We’ve also got fun games, hands-on activities, live performances, great giveaways, tons-o-free-popcorn and crazy surprises. And best of all, it’s FREE!

All movies show approximately 7-9pm starting at dusk

6. Reid Park Demeester Free Movies in the Park INFO HERE

The SAACA Reid Park Movies

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Movies in the Park

  • Friday, May 31 - Incredibles 2
  • Friday, June 14 - Kung Fu Panda 3
  • Friday, June 28 - Lego Movie 2
  • Friday, July 26 - Aquaman

​May - September

Activities begin at 6:00pm
Movie at dusk (approx. 7:45pm)at Reid Park 

Time: Sunset

 June 15   Miracle

July 20     The Lego Movie 2: The Second Part

Aug. 17    Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse

Oro Valley Community Center
10555 N. La Cañada Drive
Oro ValleyAZ 85737

8.Oro Valley Aquatic Center Teen Movies

This FREE summer movie series is presented by the Youth Advisory Council and is a fun, safe and secure event for Oro Valley teens, ages 13-19. Join us for free fun pool games, food, and a movie!
• June 29          Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse
• July 27            Incrdibles 2
• Aug. 24           Crazy Rich Asians
• Sept. 21          Captain Marvel

Gates open at 7:30 p.m.
Oro Valley Aquatic Center
23 W. Calle Concordia
Oro ValleyAZ 85704

9.Cinema La Placita  at Tucson Museum of Art

Every Thursday evening at 7:30, May through August, hundreds of Tucsonans enjoy the cool summer evenings and a pleasant summertime event. $3 per person includes popcorn! RAINOUT PROCEDURE: We make the decision whether or not to cancel a movie at 7PM, but don't have a way to update this website from our location. So, after 7PM, call our hotline, 326-5282 to hear a recorded message. 

10. 2nd Saturday's Downtown

7:30pm! KIDS' EVENTS BEGIN AT 6:30!
At the Southern Arizona Transportation Museum in the Historic Train Depot, 414 E. Toole Ave

The next show is June 8th

10. The Fox Theatre Tucson

The Fox Theatre always has a lot of great movies to take the family to and kids 12 and under are FREE. 
Great Literacy week events coming up too

Join us and our local literacy-related friends for the annual Fox Tucson Theatre Literacy Events! 6/22 and 6/25 

  • Engage in fun and hands-on literacy activities
  • Join a storytime
  • Meet story characters
  • Get free books and other goodies
  • Watch Academy Award Winning/Nominated book-related animated short movies (see below)
  • Great for ages 5-11
There are also discount offers for different movie theatres in Tucson and Phoenix, Arizona for all movies- info HERE

Get into 17 family fun attractions in Arizona including the Phoenix Zoo with this pass for only $39.98- a 60% discount with code AZFAM Check it out HERE