Things To Do With Your Kids This Summer 2016

Things To Do This Summer With Your Kids

Summer break is just around the corner which means that kids will be home with nothing to do. Luckily there are plenty of fun summer programs that kids and parents can enjoy together.

Regal Cinema $1 Movies: Enjoy family friendly movies with the kiddos on Tuesdays and Thursdays at the Regal Cinemas. Movies in the 2016 schedule include: Lego Movie, Pan, Minions, The Peanuts Movie and more.

Bend Elks Baseball: Take them out to the ball game. Buy them some peanuts and cracker jacks! Season starts at the beginning of June with plenty of home games.

Playful Pets: Does your kiddo love animals? Learn more about cuddly creatures on June 18, 2016 from 10 am – 12 pm at the Ponderosa Park Picnic Pavilion.

Days of Play: Kids can stop by from June 27, 2016 through August 19, 2016 at the below listed pakrs for crafts, games and sports activities. These days corrilate with the Bend/La Pine free lunch program that takes place during the summer time:
Orchard Park: Mondays from 1:00 – 3:00 pm
Pilot Butte Park: Tuesdays 9:30 am – 12:00 pm
Harmon Park: Tuesdays & Thursdays 1:00 pm – 3:30 pm
Larkspur Park: Wednesdays 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Sun Meadow Park: Thursdays 9:30 am – 12:00 pm
Al Moody Park: Fridays 1:00pm – 3:00 pm

Discovery Nature Days: Kids can play and learn about nature at one of these many parks. Tkaing place on Thursdays from July 14, 2016 – August 18, 2016 from 11 am – 12 pm at the following areas:
Ponderosa Park – July 14
Hollygrape Park – July 21
Sawyer Park – July 28
Hollinshead Park – August 4
Shevlin Park – August 11
Sun Meadow Park – August 18

Arts in the Park: Great free event geared towards kids from age 5 – 10 years old. Kids will learn about color, texture and more. This event takes place on Tuesdays from 10:30 am – 11:30 am at the following parks:
Larkspur Park – July 12
Orchard Park – July 19
Sun Meadow Park – July 26
Harmony Park – August 2
Al Moody Park – August 9

Munch and Movies: Grab a lawn chair, some blankets and snuggle up for a fun filled night in Northwest Crossing. With family friendly movies, vendors and fun for the family. Taking place on Friday nights at the end of the summer.

Twiligh Cinema: More night time movies in the park down in SunRiver at Sharc or Village at SunRiver. Movie titles this year include: Star Wars the Force Awakens, Inside Out, Lost World Jurassic Park and Minions.

Summer Lunch Program: Kids under 18 years old can enjoy lunch or breakfast at different parks throughout Central Oregon between June 20, 2016 – August 26, 2016.

Other great places to visit are:

Sharc Aquatic & Recreation Center
High Desert Museum
Erikson Aircraft Collection
Peterson Rock Garden
Richardson Rock Ranch
Sunriver Nature Center
Pine Mountain Observatory
Paulina Plunge