Coeur d’Alene Area Readers: Three Free Family Movie Nights at the Park!

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Coeur d’Alene area readers, are you looking for some Free Family fun?  Head over to the CDA City Park Rotary Band Shell for a Free Outdoor Family Movie night provided by the Coeur d’Alene Police Department!

Here is the line up for the Coeur d’Alene Police Free Outdoor Movie Night of 2014:

  • July 19th -The Lego Movie
  • July 26th – The Nut Job
  • August 9th- Despicable Me 2

They will have presentations from Safe Kids of Kootenai County prior to the start of the movie, so be sure to arrive early! Movies start at dusk (around 8:00pm) in the CDA Rotary Bandshell area of the City Park. Bring the kids, lawn chairs, picnic baskets, and they will even provide Free Popcorn! :)

This sounds like an awesome way to spend the evening having some quality time with the kids that won’t cost anything but the memories will always stick with them! Be sure to mark your calendars so you don’t miss any of them!

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Thanks for sharing this with us Chris!

7 Inexpensive Summer Activities for Kids

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7 Frugal Summer Activities For Kids

As summer approaches one of the biggest things on most parents minds is how to occupy the kids home from school without breaking the bank.  Here are 7 Inexpensive Kids Summer Activities that will help you to keep them occupied and your wallet in check this year.  Check these out and grab your calendar to plan ahead for fun times for the whole family that will leave your kids excited for next years adventures. [Read more...]

How To Encourage Your Kids To Read Over Summer Break

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How To Encourage Your Kids To Read Over Summer Break

Toward the end of every school year you can find recommended “summer reading” lists and great FREE programs to help keep your child reading all summer. Most kids balk at the idea of doing anything that resembles school during the summer months but reading doesn’t have to be on that list. Here are some easy tips on How To Encourage Your Kids To Read Over Summer Break.  While every child is different in their maturity level, learning ability and individual interests this list includes several options that should apply to almost any child. [Read more...]

Happy Easter!

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I just wanted to take a moment to with all of our wonderful readers a Happy Easter! I hope you have a fun day celebrating Easter with your families! After we go through the Easter Baskets we will be doing a big Easter Egg Hunt with the kids. It is so much fun to see their excitement for the holidays! Do you have any special traditions that you do with your family?

We are taking most of the day off with our families today, so no matter how you spend the day, I I hope you are able to create some neat family memories!

Happy Easter!

Easter Egg Hunts 2014 for the Coeur d’Alene/Spokane Area!

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We have rounded up some local Easter Egg Hunts for you to have some Family Easter Fun! Be sure to let us know if we missed at any so we can update the list for everyone!


Saturday, April 19th:

Borah Elementary Coeurd’Alene. Saturday, April 19th. 10:00 am FREE Candy Hunt at 11:00. Inflatables, Hot Dogs, Balloons and Face painting.

Fernan Elementary School 520 N. 21st Coeurd’Alene. Saturday, April 19.  The free event includes lunch at 1 p.m. and live music by Shelley and Dan Powers. The egg hunt for children through 12 years old will be at 2 p.m. Drawings for 11 bikes, gift cards and gift baskets will be held. Information: 772-7541.

Real Life Ministries Post Falls. Saturday, April 19th. Egg Hunts at 5 p.m. and 8:30 p.m. (bring a flashlight) on the east lawn of its Post Falls campus on Cecil Road.

Coeur d’Alene Church will hold a hunt at G.O. Phippeny Park, 827 N. Eighth St., 10 a.m., April 19. Information: 777-7325.

Coeur d’Alene Church of the Nazarene, 4000 N. Fourth, will have its Eggstravaganza at 10:30 a.m., April 19, for children as old as 12. More than 5,000 eggs will be hidden. Prizes available. Come early because the eggs go fast. Information: 667-3543.

Bayview will host its annual hunt sponsored by the chamber of commerce at 10:30 a.m., April 19, in the Bayview Community Center Gardens, 20298 E. Perimeter Road. For questions:

Worley Fire District will hold its annual Easter egg hunt April 19 at 1 p.m., at the Worley City Park, for children ages 2-10.

Sunday, April 29th:

Trinity Lutheran Church, 812 N. Fifth St., Coeur d’Alene, will host a hunt on Easter Sunday, April 20 at 10 a.m. The youth group at will serve breakfast. All are welcome. Information: Penny Weiss, 664-5743.

The North Idaho Men’s Rugby Club will hold a hunt in City Park in downtown Coeur d’Alene on Sunday at 1 p.m. sharp. There are three separate age divisions.

Thank you to the Cda Press for helping on this list of Idaho egg hunts!

Be sure to check out the discounted CDA PRESS Couponer’s Special Newspaper Deal offered to Raking in the Savings readers! 



ONE, 15601 E. 24th Ave., Spokane Valley, WA50,000 eggs scattered across the field and playgrounds for the kids, along with jump castles, a petting zoo, face painting, pictures with the Easter Bunny and an awesome appearance of the Chipmunks! Make sure to bring your baskets for the egg hunt. Saturday, April 19th.

Join us for our 2nd Annual Go BIG Event at West Valley City School (Argonne & Valleyway)! We have expanded it from an Egg Hunt, and added a Carnival! We will have inflatables, free food, carnival games, and of course BIG prizes that have been donated by local businesses. With over 5000 eggs in 3 egg hunts, and the chance to win some BIG prizes, you are not going to want to miss out! April 19, 2014 – April 19, 2014 (4-6pm) Free. West Valley City School 8920 E Valleyway Ave Spokane Valley, WA 99212

Real Life Green Acres, WA 1831 S. Barker Green Acres, Washington 99016. Saturday, April 19th 11:00 Egg Hunt, Prizes and Games (egg hunt starts at 12:30).

Liberty Lake Easter Egg Hunt Saturday, April 19 at 11 a.m.  Pavillion Park. The hunt is open to toddlers through fourth grade, but registration is required to participate. Registration, which is $3 per child or six plastic eggs filled with wrapped candy, takes place 5 to 8 p.m. April 14 and 4 to 6 p.m. April 16 at Liberty Lake Municipal Library. For more: 921-6746 or


Hayden Discount Cinema Family Summer Film Festival only $10 for 10 movies + 2 Guest Passes!

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During the summer months I always have to get some fun activities lined up for my kiddos just so that I don’t lose my mind! I was completely thrilled when I found that Hayden Discount Cinemas is running a Family Summer Film Festival from June 13-August 21st!

They have passes available now to buy at the box office and $10 will get you into 10 (selected) movies + 2 Guest Passes (12 tickets).   The $10 price is for one person to get in. If you have multiple kids, you will need to get the pass for each child. The passes do not have names on them, but are punched each time they come in. So if you are not able to go one week, you could let a neighbor use them that week. Each week, one movie is schedule to play every day  of the week and weekend at 12 noon with additional times on Tuesdays and Thursdays at 10am! I love the flexibility of not having to choose between two mornings and having the times a little later in the day!


Pictured above is the listed schedule of the movies playing and the dates they are playing.  For more information check out Hayden Discount Cinema’s online.

Spokane Area Readers: Harlem Globetrotters – Spokane Arena for Only $32

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Right now over on Groupon you can grab this deal to see the Harlem Globetrotters at the Spokane Arena for Only $32  on Tuesday, February 18 (Up to $46.25 Value) This would make a great family fun day!!

The Deal

  • $32 for one ticket to a Harlem Globetrotters game (up to $46.25 value)
  • When: Tuesday, February 18, at 7 p.m.
  • Where: Spokane Arena
  • Seating: row R, S, or T, section 103—105 or 115—117
  • Door time: 6 p.m.
  • Ticket values include all fees.

The Fine Print

Expires Feb 18th, 2014. Limit 8 per person. Redeem starting 2/18 for a ticket at venue will call. Must show valid ID matching name on Groupon at Spokane Arena. Refundable only on day of purchase. Must purchase together to sit together. Discount reflects Harlem Globetrotters’ current ticket prices-price may differ on day of the event. Doors open 1 hour before game time. For ADA accommodations, call box office promptly upon receipt of voucher – availability is limited. Merchant is solely responsible to purchasers for the care and quality of the advertised goods and services.

Valid At

  • Spokane Arena

720 W Mallon Ave.
Spokane, Washington 99201

Don’t miss out this is only available for a limited time or until it sells out! Grab your tickets now!!

Get Yours For Christmas Break! 2 Hours of Jump Time at Sky High Sports in Spokane Only $10! Save 50%!

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Spokane/Coeur d’Alene readers, you are going to want to get in on this great buy now so you can have something fun for the kids to do during Christmas Break! Right now we can grab a voucher to pay only $10 for 2 hours of jump time at Sky High Sports ($20.00 Value!!) We are always looking for something fun to do with the kiddos! I love it when we can let them enjoy themselves for half the cost, especially during spring break when it’s too cold to send them outside for too long!

Plus if you refer a friend, you will get a $10 credit when they  their first purchase!  You might be able to get your certificate for Free if a friend buys one!

When you get to the next page, it will show a different deal, just click on “All Deals” at the top of the screen and you will find the Sky High Sports Deal.

This is the image you will be looking for on the deals page:

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2 hours of jump time at Sky High Sports valued at $20 for $10!

Jump Sky High! 360° of Trampoline Entertainment!

Not Valid For Large Parties 8 Or More
Walk-In Only Please

Trampoline Floors • Trampoline Walls • Full Arcade • Pool Tables • Cafe • Jump by the Hour • Birthday parties • Corporate Events • Team Events • Munchkin Mondays • Airobics • Dodgeball!

Fine Print

  • Not Valid For Large Parties 8 Or More
  • Walk-In Only Please
  • Cannot be combined with any other coupon or offer.
  • Certificate Expires 02/13/14

Sky High Sports

1322 E Front Avenue
Spokane, WA 99202
(509) 321-5867

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Today is the Last Day to Get Your Discounted Silverwood Season Passes! Did You Get Yours?

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If you are looking for some summer fun next year with the family, today is the last day to buy your Discounted Silverwood Passes for the 2014 Season! If you buy them by November 15th, you will see up to 47% savings on them!

Get a summer full of fun for one low price!

With a Silverwood Season Pass, you’ll get admission to Silverwood Theme Park and Boulder Beach Water Park all summer long!

Plus these extra benefits:

  • Free parking
  • 10% discount at Lindy’s Restaurant
  • 10% discount at Mugg’s Old Tyme Photos
  • 10% discount at Silverwood RV Park.

Here are the prices through November 15th, 2013 only:

Single Pass (Pass Holder Admitted Only)-Regular $139.99

Purchase 1-4 Passes: $84.99 (Save 39%)

Purchase 5-20 Passes: $78.99 (Save 43%)

Purchase 21 or more Passes: $73.99 (Save 47%)

Gold Pass: (Pass Holder + 2 Guests Per Day)-Regular $444.99

Purchase 1 or more Passes: $314.99 (Save 29%)

How to order your Discounted Passes before November 15th, 2013:

Call: (208) 683-3400 ext. 3  (They take your credit card info and everything is done over the phone)

Fax: (208) 683-3601

Online: Click Here to buy your passes online

Don’t forget, TODAY is the last day to get these discounted prices with the Early Bird Special, so get your passes while you can!

I just called and ordered ours! :D

HURRY! Save 50% on The Coeur d’Alene Lake Journey to the North Pole Cruise! This Sold Out Fast Last Year!

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Woo Hoo! This HOT Groupon is back again for us this year! Save up to 50% on tickets to the Lake Coeur d’Alene Journey to the North Pole Cruise! I ordered this for our family last year, and we had an amazing time! The kids were asking if we could do it again this year, so I am so excited to see it back again! :)

Choose Between Two Options

We have even been on the national news for this amazing cruise! We are so blessed to have it right in our backyard! :)

Here are the details:

During each 40-minute festive Journey to the North Pole cruise, passengers admire the Holiday Light Show’s more than 1.5 million lights, which illuminate the night sky as the boat glides over the sparkling waters of Lake Coeur d’Alene to Santa’s workshop, where Santa greets each kid by name. At the toy workshop, a living, animated Christmas tree with more than 30,000 sparkling LED lights soars to nearly twice the height of New York City’s Rockefeller Center tree. Cruises depart from the Boardwalk Marina at 5:30 p.m., 6:30 p.m., and 7:30 p.m., as well as additional times to accommodate demand. Children 5 and younger are admitted for free.

In a Nutshell

Festive cruise on Lake Coeur d’Alene, passing more than a million lights and arriving at Santa’s workshop, where he greets each kid by name

The Fine Print

  • Expires Dec 12th, 2013. Limit 10 per person, may buy 10 additional as gifts. Valid only for option purchased. Reservation required. Limit 10 per visit. Subject to weather conditions. Valid 11/22/13-11/27/13, 12/1/13-12/5/13, 12/8/13-12/12/13. Ages 5 and under are free. Merchant is solely responsible to purchasers for the care and quality of the advertised goods and services. See the rules that apply to all deals.

This Groupon says it has 3 days left, but there are a limited quantity of these available and over 500 have already been bought, so head over and grab yours before they are gone! They could sell out on us again, and you won’t want to miss it!