If the playground, park and movie routine is getting a little tired, why not do something different with the kids this weekend? From an activity for young children to deals on city scavenger hunts, these events will win approval from everyone in the family.
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Application Night: Bibliotech South
First, Families Empowered is holding "Application Night" on Tuesday at Bibliotech South. The free event is geared toward helping prospective students submit school applications, understanding the process and learning tips to getting accepted. Families Empowered is a Texas only non-profit organization that is committed to assisting families and students decide on a school to attend.
When: Tuesday, Feb. 12, 5:30-7:30 p.m.
Where: Bibliotech South, 3505 Pleasanton Road
Little Maker Workshops
Next, challenge your toddler's mind and creativity on Wednesday at the Little Maker Workshops at The DoSeum. Located in the Innovation Station, the workshop is a drop-in program that is designed for 1-5 year olds. The program is aligned to the Maker-Centered Learning method and best practices.
Click here to learn more about the program and visit the DoSeum website.
When: Wednesday, Feb. 13, 11-11:30 a.m.
Where: The DoSeum, 2800 Broadway
Up to 56% Off Kids' Soccer-Clinic Trial
Then, introduce your child to soccer with this deal, through Groupon, for half off a clinic trial at Alamo Indoor Soccer. Kids will be introduced to the rules of the game as well as trained on fundamental skills such as dribbling, passing and shooting by a trained instructor. Click here to visit the Alamo Indoor Soccer website.
Where: 6238 Krempen Ave., Valley Forge
Price: $35 (56 percent discount off regular price)
Up to 55% Off Adventure Walk from Wacky Walks
Check out historic sights and landmarks with this deal, also through Groupon, for a discount on an Adventure Walk from Wacky Walks. According to Groupon, "Each walk is a competition as players, using smartphones, follow along with brain teasers, maps and prompts to reach checkpoints around town." Winners are awarded the titles of king and queen. For more information, click here.
Where: 602 E. Commerce St., East Side
Price: $18 (55 percent discount off regular price)
Up to 52% Off Admission at 3Quest Challenge
And finally, consider the 3Quest Challenge, a digital scavenger hunt, used also with your smartphone, that takes teams through San Antonio on a quest to solve puzzles, gather clues and complete challenges in a designated amount of time with the help of a guide. Save up to half off the purchase of a quest through Groupon. Visit the company website here.
Where: 602 E. Commerce St., Downtown San Antonio
Price: $19 (52 percent discount off regular price)