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Summer Family Fun 2012

Summers almost here and the kids will be looking for something to do. Here are some ideas of what's available not too far from home.

UPDATE: Please note there will not be a $5 fee per car on the Kid's Fishing Day. That charge has been dropped.

Looking for various things to do with the kids this summer? Well, let this line up of fun activities encourage your enthusiasm for fun.

MOVIES

There are an abundance of coming out this summer for the whole family to enjoy. Add these to your summer calender of things to see. 

June 8: Madagascar 3: Europe’s Most Wantedthese zoo animals again are on their way to an amusing adventure, but this time it’s in Europe.

June 22: Brave – a princess who goes against the norm and fights for the fate of her future.

July 3: The Amazing Spider Man – as in the comics, the amazing spider man has different adventures, and this one brings new actors and a new fight with the Lizard.

July 13: Ice Age: Continental DriftThis new adventure entails not only a drastic continental drift, but also a run in with…pirates!

August 3: Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Dog Days As our summer comes to a close, this movie starts with Greg’s summer just beginning. Sure to be filled with laughter and fun!!

THEME PARKS AND INDOOR FUN

Legoland: If you haven’t taken your child to see the brand new Legoland, you definitely want to add this to your summer plans.Cost: ages 0-2 Free, ages 3-12 $16.20, 13 and up $20.52 (Prices are cheaper online)

White Water: One of the greatest water parks around! You can save $10 per ticket when purchasing tickets 3-days in advance, otherwise pay regular general admission. Cost: ages 0-2 Free, Children under 4 feet tall $26.99, General admission $37.99

Six Flags: When was the last time the whole family went to Six Flags? Well instead of spending that money on a lavish trip out of state, spend it on a full-day of theme park rides and roller coasters! Purchases made with a 3-day advance get a $20 discount off of general admission. Cost: ages 0-2 Free, Children under 4 feet tall $39.99, General admission $54.99

Imagine It! The Children’s Museum of Atlanta: With plenty to do for both you and the kiddos, this is the perfect place to go on those super hot summer days! There is even a Chik-fil-A available for you to purchase some lunch. Cost: ages 0-2 Free, ages 3 and up $12.50

Georgia Aquarium: Go out and visit some amazing water creatures at the Georgia Aquarium! There is sure to be plenty to watch, touch and taste while visiting.Cost: ages 0-2 Free, ages 3-12 $28.95, adult admission $34.95

 

GWINNETT COUNTY SUMMER EVENTS

June 2 -Kids Fishing Day: Jones Bridge Park, 4901 East Jones Bridge Road in Norcross. no fishing license required. 9am-1pm.

June 14 – World’s Largest Swimming class:  Center, ages 6 and up. $3 per resident. 11am-12pm.

June 16 – Movie Under the Stars: , Lawrenceville, GA  FREE! Activities and fun before the movie, Kung Fu Panda 2, starts. 5pm-10pm.

June 29 – Family Trivia Game Night:  , Lawrenceville, GA $5 per person, ages 4-up welcome to attend. 5:30pm-7:30pm Registration is required by June 26.

Schools out!! Help your children enjoy this summer by planning some fun activities for them.

Lynn May 22, 2012 at 07:23 PM
Please keep these ideas coming! Thanks!

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