Category Archives: Family Events

Seize the Deal Lawton: Half Price to see 580 Rollergirls

Seize the Deal Lawton has a fun deal this morning that will get you half-price tickets to see the 580 Rollergirls right here at the Great Plains Coliseum. The Back to School Bash bout will take place Saturday, August 20th but you can buy your tickets now from Seize the Deal and get them for only $5! I’ve read that they’ve had to turn people away at the door so don’t wait until the last-minute to get your tickets and get them a great price if you purchase them by Midnight 8/4 from Seize the Deal Lawton. This Deal actually has a 10 purchase limit, much higher than most Seize the Deals. Come out and support Lawton’s newest local sports team!

Did I mention Kids 12 and under get in FREE!

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Free Event Lawton: Movies in the Park 7/22 and 7/29

Have you attended a Movies in the Park event before? I haven’t yet, but my oldest son loves the movie ‘The Last Airbender’ and so we’re going to take some lawn chairs and go enjoy a fun evening outside (which doesn’t happen often with this heat!)

This will be held at Elmer Thomas Park Festival Pad on Friday, July 22nd at 9:30pm with the movie ‘The Last Airbender’. You can also see ‘Open Season 3’ on July 29th. Both events are free and you are welcome to call 580.581.3400 for any additional information.

Thanks Nan for sharing!

JBF Lawton Consignment Sale

Just Between Friends is coming to Lawton Comanche County Fairgrounds September 23-25th and now is the time to sign up for any and all Volunteering positions.

I went to my first JBF sale in Tulsa the year I was pregnant with my most recent bundle of joy and managed to get a Bassinet for $20, Car Seat for $15, Bouncy Chair for $8, lots of clothes (maternity and baby), toys, and various other unique finds in great shape and at a great price. 

This year I want to help out and get a chance to shop before the public! You can too by signing up for emails and using your personal consignment number to set up your Volunteer schedule. You can also sign up to sale some of your own unwanted items.

Today (7/15) is the first day of Fall Sign-up but hurry before all the good positions are gone and be sure to check back for more details as they become available. I plan to keep you informed of dates, times, and last-minute openings if at all possible so stay tuned.

Just go to JBF Lawton to sign up as a Vendor, Volunteer, or Shopper. Don’t miss out on this great sale. I hope to see a gathering and selection as large as my first JBF visit!

Free Game of Bowling on World Record Day August 6th

Usually, bowling coupons haven’t been for any locations near us, but here is one that you can use here in the Lawton area! The coupon is good for one Free game of bowling (up to $6) redeemable on August 6th only. This promotion is in honor of World Record Day so you can help America try to beat last years record of most bowling games played in a single day!

Best of all, Lawton has 2 participating locations; Holiday Bowl on Cache Rd and Twin Oaks Bowling Center on Ft. Sill. Will you help beat the record? I will repost this the week of the promotion. Sign up for your coupon HERE.

Oklahoma Staycation Ideas and Coupons

If you’re going to be in OKC this weekend be sure to check out the Zoo this Sunday 7/17 where they are offering Free Admission for Everyone! They also have retro pricing on Wednesdays where admission and other goodies are only $1 in July and August. You can find more info on my earlier post  or on the OKC Zoo website.

This event prompted me to look up other great Staycation ideas and I was lucky enough to find some great Oklahoma Attraction Coupons thanks to MetroFamily Kid’s Pass. You can even print these valuable coupons by clicking the ‘Download it here’ link! I’ve taken the time to make a list for easy reference so you can decide if these coupons are right for you in your Staycation planning. Most of these coupons expire 4/30/2012 but I’ve listed the exp date of any that differ.

NORTH & NORTHEAST OK

Cherokee Strip Regional Heritage Center, Enid

  • BOGO Adult Admission/Child’s Admission Free

Leonardo’s Discovery Warehouse, Enid

  • $1/1 Admission, Limit 5

Enid Convention & Visitors Bureau, Enid

  • Free Toy for Kids from Chisolm Trail Treasure Chest while you cool off at the Enid Welcome Center

Oklahoma Aquarium, Jenks

  • BOGO Adult Admission/Child Ticket Free

Tulsa Air and Space Museum & Planetarium, Tulsa

  • $2/1 General Admission, Limit 4
  • Excluding Special Events, Group Tours, or other promotions

SOUTH & SOUTHWEST OK

Toy & Action Figure Museum, Pauls Valley

  • BOGO Admission, Limit 1

Chisolm Trail Heritage Center, Duncan

  • 1 Free Child Pass (5-17) w/ Paid Adult Admission, Limit 4

WESTERN OK

Stafford Air & Space Museum, Weatherford

  • 1 Free Child’s Admission with Adult Admission Purchase

Oklahoma Route 66 Museum, Clinton

  • BOGO Adult Admission/Child Admission Free

CENTRAL OK

Bouncin Craze, Edmond

  • Buy 1 Admission get another Admission 1/2 off, Limit 1 per customer
  • Not valid on Special Event Days

Paint Your Art Out, Edmond

  • $10/$100 toward Children’s Sessions, Birthday Parties, Gift Cards, and Sample Art Sale

Dawn to Dusk Inflatables, Edmond

  • $10 off Inflatable Rental, Limit 1 coupon per event/family

Unpluggits Playstudio, Edmond

  • $2 off Paint’n Play Admission, Limit 6 children per coupon

Mabee-Gerrer Museum of Art, Shawnee

  • BOG2 Adult Admission/2 Kid’s Admissions FREE

Jasmine Moran Children’s Museum, Seminole

  • $1/1 Admission (Children 2 and under Free)

Sam Noble Museum, Norman

  • 1 Free Child’s Admission w/ Paid Adult Admission, Limit 2 per Coupon
  • Not valid on Movie Night

Andy Alligator’s Fun Park, Norman

  • Buy $20 Game Card get $5 Free

Canadian County Historical Museum, El Reno

  • BOGO Adult Trolley Ticket/Child Trolly Ticket Free
  • Admission to museum is Free

Dodge City Paintball & Outdoor Laser Tag, Piedmont

  • $5 off Regular Admission price, Limit 1 coupon per player

OKC METRO

Gaylord-Pickens Oklahoma Heritage Museum, OKC

  • 1 Free Student Admission w/ Adult Admission Purchase, Limit 2

OKC Riversport, OKC

  • Free Youth Kayak Rental (8+) (exp 10/31/11)

Harn Homestead Museum, OKC

  • 1 Free Child’s Admission w/ Paid Adult Admission

Oklahoma Childrens Theatre, OKC

  • BOGO Adult Ticket/Child Ticket Free

OKC Museum of Art, OKC

  • BOGO Adult Admission/Child’s Admission (up to age 12) Free
  • Excluding ‘Passages’ Exhibit

Jump!Zone Party & Play Center, OKC

  • $5 off Jump!Pass

Science Museum Oklahoma, OKC

  • BOGO Adult Admission/Child Admission Free, Limit 1 per coupon (exp 9/6/11)

Oklahoma History Center, OKC

  • $2 off Regular Price of Family Pass, Limit 1 per customer
  • Family Pass good for up to 6 people

Paint N’ Station, OKC

  • $5/$25, Limit one discount per visit

Museum of Osteology, OKC

  • BOGO Adult Admission/Child Admission (3-17) Free

Science Museum Oklahoma, OKC

  • $2/1 General Admission Ticket, Limit 4
  • Excluding Dome Theater

Frontier City, OKC

  • Everybody Pays Kids Price! (Save $8 on Adult Admission), Limit 6 (2011 Season Only)

White Water Bay, OKC

  • Everybody Pays Kids Price! (Save $8 on Adult Admission), Limit 6 (2011 Season Only)

Oklahoma Railway Museum, OKC

  • BOGO Adult Train Ride/Child’s Train Ride Free
  • See coupon for exclusions including dates of trains

Creative Adventures, OKC

  • 10% off Merchandise Purchase

I am not the distributor of these coupons and apologize for any mistakes you may find in this post. Please call the Attraction for additional pricing info or other questions regarding coupons or exclusions.

Thanks to MetroFamily Magazine!

 

Laugh Out Loud in Lawton Wants to Know if ‘You’ve Got Talent’

Check out this great Talent Contest at LaughOutLoud (LOL) in Lawton with a $1000 Grand Prize and Prize levels for each age group. The cost is only $15 for an individual or $10 per member of a group. All you need to do is fill out the form and return it to Adventure Travel at Central Mall or the LOL facility located on Quannah Parker Trlwy by 9:00PM July 15th.

Find more info and forms to print HERE.

 

Age Groups as follows:

Youth 6-11
Teens 12-17
Adults 18 & Up

Be sure to check out LOL’s great daily specials HERE. There are Military Mondays, Twofer Tuesdays, Cameron University Thursdays, plus many more.

Thanks to Nan for sharing this fun event!

Kid’s Clay and Art Camp in Lawton Oklahoma

I like living out here so far from the hustle and bustle of a big city but some days it does get a little redundant and I wish there were more things for the kids and I to do at an affordable price. The bowling coupons we find are never valid for any locations near us nor are the $1 Kids Movie Specials valid at either of our theaters so it’s nice to come across something for kids so close to home.

I came across an event promoting A Pigment of Your Imagination’s Kid’s Clay and Art Camp and didn’t realize we had a place like this here in Lawton. This looks like a fun way for your kids to spend a day or even week with price specials that include sibling discounts. It does seem a little on the expensive side but, depending on what kind of handmade masterpiece you get to treasure for years to come, it might just be worth it and the kind of thing the kids need to get out of the house and stretch those creative muscles again while school is out. Also, it’s indoors, always a plus in 108 degree weather!

Read about the Kid’s Clay and Art Camp HERE.

Read about other July Events including an Ice Cream Social to support the New Directions Women’s Shelter located in Lawton HERE.

Have you been? What did you think? I would love to hear your thoughts on this event and hope that you share any other kid friendly events you might have participated in and found enjoyable as well as budget savvy.

Oklahoma City Zoo Specials

If you plan to visit OKC on one of these days listed below be sure to check out the OKC Zoo at a great price while you’re there.

FREE Kids admission
Saturday, June 18 through June 30, 2011, children 11 and under receive free admission to the Oklahoma City Zoo. That’s right, zero, zilch, zip; kids visit the Zoo for free. Regular admission prices of $8 for adults (12-64) and $5 for senior citizens (65+) apply. Zoo coupons and military discount will be honored during this special offer. Group reservations are not required.

Way back Wednesday’s (July and August)
Every Wednesday in July and August, the Zoo is offering groovy retro pricing! Enjoy admission for only $1 per person, and take advantage of $1 Sea Lion shows, carousel rides, regular hot dogs, small drinks and small popcorn. Far out!

July 17, 2011-
In thanks for the 1/8 of a cent sales tax that the citizens of Oklahoma City passed to support the Zoo, we are pleased to offer free admission for everyone on Sunday, July 17! The Zoo will be open from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Thank you for all that you Zoo!

See the Original Article HERE
Thanks Consumer Queen!

Rock, Stock & Barrels/Hunger Ride Poker Run Event 6/18 at Cache Road Square

I wish I had enough money to donate to every possible charity that needed it but since I can’t do that without risking financial ruin upon my family I have to look for littler ways to help those in our community and this is one of those ways I can while having some fun family time with my kids!

Items needed:

  • Cereal
  • Peanut Butter
  • Jelly
  • Fruit cans or cups
  • Granola Bars
  • Raisins
  • Snack Packs
  • Instant Noodles
  • Soap
  • Deodorant
  • Disposable Razors

From the Facebook Event:

OKIE Magazine, Magic 95 and Cache Road Square Merchants Association present Rock, Stock and Barrels/Hunger Ride Poker Run to benefit The Lawton Food Bank and the Food 4 Kids Program.

Live entertainment including:

Spell 11a-1230p
…Holley Brothers 1-2p
Cori Emmett 3-4p
Adsum 430-530p
Samantha Rose 6-8p

After party with even more raffles, entertainment and good times to be held at Gerts Pub 2617 NW Cache Road in Lawton.

Kids area, muscle cars, roller girls, random prizes, and much more!

HUNGER RIDE POKER RUN
Registration starts at 10am at Lawton Motorsports – just 10 dollars and 2 canned goods to join in the good times. Cash prize. Great route and fun for the whole family. Want details? Call Annette at 536-9500 or just be there!

After party with even more raffles, entertainment and good times to be held at Gerts Pub 2617 NW Cache Road in Lawton.

Will you be there?