Barnes & Noble Summer Reading Program - Your kids can join Barnes & Noble summer reading program, and read 8 books and get one free.
Scholastic Summer Challenge - encourage the kids to read and win prizes through the
Scholastic Summer Challenge.
Check with your library for other free summer reading challenges.
Free Bowling for Kids - get up to two games and free shoes (depending on location) every day for the whole summer through the Kids Bowl Free program. Details here.
Cinemark Movie Clubhouse - 10 shows for $5 paid in advance, or $1/show at the box office
Check the individual theater for dates, times and shows. Some of the movies featured include Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs, Tale of Despereaux, Despicable Me, Megamind, Kung Fu Panda, Charlotte's Web, Ramona & Beezus and Planet 51. How is that I've actually seen ALL those movies????
Take advantage of them at these Bay Area theaters:
Hayward, Century at Hayward
Newark, Cinedome 7
Novato, Century Rowland Plaza
Pleasant Hill, Century 16 Downtown Pleasant Hill
San Bruno, Century at Tanforan and XD
San Francisco, CinéArts at the Empire
San Mateo, Century 12 San Mateo
San Rafael, Century Northgate
Sausalito, CinéArts Marin
Walnut Creek, Walnut Creek 14 and XD
Regal Movies - Summer Movies Express. Get $1 admission on Tuesdays and Wednesdays to the 10 a.m. show. It runs for 9 weeks. The Bay Area is not well represented with theaters, but if you're going outside the area, look into this program.
Buy One, Get One Free Movies on Friday
If you have a Visa Signature card, you can get one movie ticket free when you buy one on Fandango. This is only good on Fridays through 7/29/11. You have to buy and use the tickets on that Friday. Details here. Thank you Cookies & Clogs for the heads-up.