Summer Fun Thursdays
While Summer maybe waning away, that doesn’t mean we can’t still enjoy those hot, not-so-lazy days! And if you’re looking for something that’s fun and FREE for your kiddos, be sure to check out Summer Fun Thursdays!
Summer Fun Thursdays is every Thursday in August from 1 – 2 p.m. at the Center Court at MacArthur Center and offers free, interactive fun for kids of all ages!
Each Thursday offers a different themed event and is sure to get you out of the boredom rut we’ve all hit!
Thursday, August 10: Mad Science
Witness amazing feats of chemistry during the Mad Science “Spin, Pop, Boom!” show as you explore all
sorts of spectacular reactions including massive columns of foam. You can even marvel at genies being
released from bottles! The first 100 children will receive a voucher for a free Auntie Anne’s classic
pretzel and the first 300 children will receive a free magic growing tree kit.
Thursday, August 17: Soap Bubble Circus
Guinness World Record holder and “bubbleologist” Steve Langley will amaze children of all ages with his engaging and educational soap bubble performance. The first 100 children will receive a voucher for a free California Pizza Kitchen kids cheese pizza and the first 300 kids will receive a free bubble wand.
Thursday, August 24: Magic Show
Award-winning magician Rob Westcott has performed in front of thousands of children and families and he’s making a stop to show off his latest tricks. The first 100 children will receive a voucher for a free Cinnabon BonBite and the first 300 children will receive a free magic wand.
Thursday, August 31: Kids Extravaganza
Watch as Ryan The Balloon Guy creates amazing twisted balloons, have your face painted with a unique design, make pizza art with California Pizza Kitchen and meet “Cookie Mouse.” The first 100 children will receive a voucher for a free Barnes & Noble cookie and the first 300 children will receive a free cookie mouse craft.
Stick around after the entertainment for a free art class in ORIGIN, The Governor’s School for the Arts art gallery beginning at 2 p.m. Pre-registration is required for the art classes. Sign up by visiting ShopMacArthur.com/Summer-Fun-Thursdays. Participation is limited to 100 children each week.
Thursday, August 10:
Make a monster art creation in a Mad Science lab and paint a wall mural with drawings of science lab tools and monsters.
Thursday, August 17:
Craft your own bubble wand and bubble art and paint a wall mural with drawings of clowns and circus animals.
Thursday, August 24:
Make a magical bunny rabbit craft and paint a wall mural with drawings of rabbits and magic tricks.
Thursday, August 31:
Enjoy a mouse puppet craft and paint a wall mural with drawings of mice, cookies and milk.
For more information, visit ShopMacArthur.com/SummerFun.
And for other fun events going on in the area, check out our Weekend Rundown!