Historic Downtown Duluth and Macaroni Kid have joined forces to sponsor "Fun Friday" events and activities to create a Staycation itinerary of fun in and out of the sun. Both Macaroni Kid and the Duluth merchants are working together to offer family-friendly fun and inexpensive activities for kids who are staying close to home during summer vacation.The Historic Duluth merchants are providing a place where families can gather and spend the day shopping, eating and visiting with friends while their kids are entertained. Click HERE to visit their website for a complete list of summer activities.
Join us this week for the first FUN FRIDAY!!
dance practice with Miss Cindy on the Town Green. Kids of all ages can get some great exercise and be part of a Flash Mob somewhere very exciting this summer!!
10am -4Pm: FREE!! Summer Camp Fair
: Local summer camps will set up on Town Green to showcase their camp activities, answer any questions and offer on-the-spot registration. Participating camps include: Autrey Mill Nature Preserve, Duluth Parks and Recreation, Gwinnett County Adventure Camps, Harlem Legends Basketball Camp, Johns Creek Arts Center, New Dawn Theatre Drama Camp, Youth Technology and Robotics Camp, The Actors Edge Drama Camp, Southeastern Railway Museum Camp, Club Scientific Camps, Great Play Camps, Hudgens Center for the Arts and Gwinnett Environmental and Heritage Camps. Don't miss this great opportunity to learn about fantastic local day camps that have a few remaining spots open for the summer.
10am -11Am: FREE!!This week's storytime will be provided by The Schoolhouse and will be at fyi Duluth design studio.
Enjoy a story, make a craft and have a snack!!
School's Out for the Summer!! Hang out at the "Duluth Beach"
around the fountain and enjoy some music!
1-3pm: $2.50 each Wholly Pops will be selling delicious and nutritious Popsicles! The passion of the creator of Wholly Pops is to convert what has traditionally been an unhealthy sort of snack filled with food coloring and chemicals, to a high end, guilt-free, handcrafted treat! Made from fresh fruits and vegetables, they have a delicious variety of flavors including: Apple Cucumber Mint, Blueberry Mango, Coconut, Mango Strawberry, Papaya Lime Twist, Passion Fruit, Peach Basil, Peanut Butter Banana, Pineapple Chile, Strawberry Banana, Strawberry Lime,Watermelon Cucumber and they are always coming up with new flavor combos!
2pm-3pm: $5.00 Bling out visors and flip flops!
Kids are invited to decorate a visor or flip flops to welcome the summer sun in style! Please call Sassy Girl Design
at 770.814.7370 to register.
Mothers on Main Street at 3pm time out! Moms are invited to sign the kids up for an activity and enjoy well deserved "me time" and special discounts. Visit the shops or just sit on a bench and take a breather. Call to register and prepay for kid's fun (mom's get free time!) Luv for Art
Chess Club 770.575.5802
, or Tie Dye 4 Parties
3pm-4pm: $14.95 (includes pizza and a drink)Steverino's Chess Club:
Learn chess fundamentals and play tournaments. Please register in advance with Chess Atlanta. http://www.kidchess.com
or call 770.845.0890
Moms, while the kids are doing something fun, come over to fyi Duluth design studio.
Professional organizer Nickie Sears-Schroeder of Peaceful Nooks and Crannies
will share information on organizing kid's work and play spaces. 10% shopping discount from 3-4pm!