Posted on August 22, 2012 at 8:34 AM
Whether your kids greet the beginning of the school year with cheers or tears, let them enjoy the last of these long summer days with some free fun. Follow the links for addresses and other details.
Funkytown Parties’ Funk Fest 2012. Funkytown Parties is celebrating the end of summer with a free party for kids on Saturday, August 25th, 2012, from 2pm to 5pm. The event will include live DJs, all styles and B-boy dance battles, live performers and activity booths with air-brush hats, tie dye t-shirts, vendors, games and more. Please bring a new, unwrapped toy or baby item for the event’s charity partner, Bright Blessings, which provides birthday parties for homeless children and services for mothers. Enjoy free food, drinks, prizes and more.
Extreme Ice Center’s Back 2 Cool Party. Celebrate the last few days of summer on Saturday, August 25th, 2012, at Extreme Ice Center’s Back to Cool Party. Extreme Ice Center, at 4705 Indian Trail-Fairview Road in Indian Trail will be offering free lessons from 11am to 12pm for kids age 4-10 who have not taken lessons at Extreme Ice Center before, and will be offering free skating from 11am to 1pm. The free skating is for all ages and you don’t have to register for that. Skate rental is included!
See the 2011 movie Transformers: Dark of the Moon for free at South End Cinema on Friday, August 24th, 2012, at sunset. The movie will be shown on Park Avenue, between Camden and South Tryon. Bring a picnic dinner, or enjoy a meal from the food trucks, which will arrive around 5pm. Bring a blanket or chairs.