This week Frugal Family has scoured West Roxbury and surrounding areas to find you some great deals and cool places to visit while keeping more money in your wallet. You will find deals on free crafts, outdoor movie screenings, ice cream, and puppet shows in the area.
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DEAL: When it feels too hot to play outside, Kids Fun Stop on VFW Parkway is a great air-conditioned indoor option to let the kids burn off some energy. On Monday mornings at 10:30 am, take advantage of the free crafts with Christa after the price of admission is paid.
Good Through: Mondays at 10:30 a.m. throughout summer
BACKYARD MOVIE NIGHT (Roslindale)
DEAL: For just $5 for adults and $2 for kids 12 and under, bring the whole family for a movie night under the stars to benefit Roslindale Village Main Street Farmers’ Market. The movie is Chicken Run on July 16 and popcorn will be provided. Bring chairs or blankets.
Good On: July 16, 8–10 p.m.
BOSTON ICE CREAM FACTORY (Dorchester)
DEAL: Who doesn’t love ice cream? For only $10, you can purchase a coupon good for $20 worth of premium ice cream from Boston Ice Cream Factory through this link. With a variety of unique flavors, you can even have your own custom ice cream cake made with your choice of image for that special party for the kids… or you.
Good Through: Until supplies last
PUPPET SHOWPLACE THEATRE (Brookline)
DEAL: Forget about all those loud 3-D movies and take the kids to a classic, old-fashioned puppet show with the purchase of two tickets for the price of one. Using this link, $10 will get you two tickets for admission to a variety of different shows playing daily in Brookline Village at Puppet Showplace Theatre.
Good Through: July 17, 2011 for ticket purchase