Fun free things to do in the Akron Ohio area

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Fun free family activities in the Akron area:

Barberton Edgewood Park & Spray Fountain
Some call them spraygrounds, spray fountains… whatever you call them, they’re fun and this one is FREE!
At Barberton Edgewood Park, they have both a playground area and a spray area with fun water features. If you need to cool off (and if we finally have no rain!), this is a fun and free local activity.
1170 Liberty Ave Barberton 44203 11:00am-8:00pm
Contact 330-848-6739 with questions

Flicks on the Falls
In Cuyahoga Falls, at the River Falls amphitheater, they have a free outdoor movie nearly each Thursday dieting the summer. There’s free parking at the decks on 2nd St, which is accessible from both Portage Tail and Broad Blvd.
Cartoons and/or entertainment before the movie begins just after dusk and the movie begins at dark, but keep in mind these times will vary.
Check out the 2015 schedule here!
You can bring your own snacks and drinks! Concessions will be available for purchase and, in previous weeks, there was a man making balloon animals for donations.
Strollers are welcome and you may bring your own chairs or blanket, but stadium style seating is available. It fills up early, so I’d recommend arriving well before the movie and enjoying a look at the fountain/spray area. You can even play in the spray while you wait!
They ask that no pets be brought to the outdoor movie area.
Contact the Development Department at 330.971.8135 or development@cityofcf.com if you have any questions.

Green Children’s Concert Series
Thursdays
11:00 a.m. @ Boettler Park on Massillon Rd in the Freda Hunter-Bates Pavilion

Akron Downtown @ Dusk Concert Series
Thursdays
Akron Art Museum 6:30-8:30pm
One South High Street
Akron 44308
Contact 330-376-9185 with questions

Akron Art Museum
Bring the kids to check out the art museum! Admission is free on Thursdays!
One South High Street
Akron 44308
Contact 330-376-9185 with questions

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Amazing PlayStation and Skylanders deals at Target!

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My daughter and I were at the Target in Green (Ohio) last night (Sunday, 3/30/14) and I spotted some great sales! They should be available at most regional Target stores, so you may want to check yours!

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PS3 controllers in a variety of colors for $37 (reg $54!)

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Skylanders Giants Starter Pack for Wii U or Nintendo 3DS reg $59.99, now $19.99! $40 off!! The photo shows the tags, but the box isn’t that item. You could see if a store in the area has them or check into a raincheck. What a deal!

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Also, the Skylanders Starter Pack for Apple Devices is also $19.99 (reg $39.99)

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These PlayStation Move controllers were on clearance at great prices!

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Free kids meals Tuesdays until 8 at Giant Eagle Market District locations!

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Every Tuesday, 4 p.m. – 8 p.m., two kids 12 and under can eat free with each adult meal purchase of $5 or more! Choose from favorites including free subs and chicken tenders on our Market District kids’ menu. At ALL Market District locations! (There’s one in Green, too!)

I recommend calling ahead to your location before going to be sure they are participating.

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