What can you do in the summer that doesn't break the bank?

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Lynn - posted on 07/15/2011

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I live in Phoenix, AZ. You can come visit anytime, but it is over 105 degrees here most days right now, so you just might melt! Do you have any community theaters, concerts, or high school plays you could go to? We have a major league baseball stadium, annual indoor circus performances, ice shows, basketball and hockey games, paint ball, video arcades - do you have any of that? What about local comedians, karaoke, miniature golf, or museums? Could you take classes or play sports through your city, YMCA, or Boys and Girls Club? If you have a GPS or a smartphone, you can download an app for geocaching. Have you ever heard of it? You use your phone or GPS to modern-day treasure hunt. My husband and son took a class on it and liked it so much my son wants to do it again. You can find all kinds of caches, and they really are all over the world. You can find them in parks, shopping centers, fields, or by the side of the road.
If it wasn't so hot here, they would do it more. Are there hiking or biking trails near you? A place to go BB gun shooting or learn archery? Storytime at the library? Maybe take a kids' cooking class, ceramics, art, science or scrapbooking. Some scrapbooking stores hold classes there. Do you have a Michael's, or JoAnn's? They sometimes hold craft classes, too. Good luck!

Lynn - posted on 07/14/2011

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Parks, public pools, indoor bouncy places, chuck e. cheese, peter piper pizza, play dates, swim parties, tea parties, and dress parties. Don't know if you have any of these places, but you could go to fiddlesticks, castles and coasters, discovery zone, makutu's island, places with waterslides, bowling, ice skating, roller skating, amazing jake's, or to the movies. You should check online or in the phone book under entertainment. Maybe a tour of a firestation, police station, fast food place or grocery store, if you can get a group together. You might try getting a group together who will take turns watching the kids for a few hours.

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Amber - posted on 08/03/2011

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I set up a waterslide in the back yard for my daughter. I put the hose her little slide and I tuck her tiny wading pool under the foot of the slide so she can splash into it. Always a good time.

Natasha - posted on 07/15/2011

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OMG I want to live in AZ so bad I am in PA, I been telling my husband that for years now but economy so bad he is afraid to move plus im in school so until 2013 I can not move anywhere, thanks for the APP info I will check it out. Thank you very much! :)

Natasha - posted on 07/14/2011

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Lynn where do you live, because out of that hole list chuck e cheese is my only option and its an hour away. Your place sounds like fun maybe I can vacation over there onece and at least I know what I can do when I go thank you! :)

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