We’ve got the lowdown on Father’s Day-related events where kids can make a gift or card for dad, or have some fun. We even have some Father’s Day freebies listed here. Got one to add? Let us know in the comments or email us at editor@chambanamoms (dot) com. We’ll keep adding them!
Saturday, 6/9, 10am to noon: Father’s Day Frame Event Make-It Take-It with purchase of frame. Decorate picture frame for Father’s Day. A handmade frame makes the perfect gift for dad’s special day. While supplies last. Ages 3 and up. Michael’s Arts & Crafts, 2109 North Prospect Avenue, Champaign
Sunday, 6/10, 6pm to 8pm: Father’s Day Keychain FREE Make-It Take-It. While supplies last. Ages 3 and up. Michael’s Arts & Crafts, 2109 North Prospect Avenue, Champaign
Tuesday, 6/12, 6pm to 8pm: Father’s Day Mug Event Make-It Take-It with purchase of mug. Surprise dad with a present he can truly use. Decorate a ceramic coffee mug to give as a gift. While supplies last. Ages 3 and up. Michael’s Arts & Crafts, 2109 North Prospect Avenue, Champaign
Friday, 6/15, 6pm to 8pm: Father’s Day Duck Tape Wallet Event FREE Make-It Take-It. Make something unique this Father’s Day. Design a Duck Tape wallet for Dear Ol’ Dad. While supplies last. Ages 3 and up. Michael’s Arts & Crafts, 2109 North Prospect Avenue, Champaign
Saturday, 6/16, 10am to 12pm: Father’s Day Tie or T-shirt Event with purchase of tie or T-shirt. Make handmade gifts for dad’s special day. He’s sure to appreciate your thoughtfulness and creativity. While supplies last. Ages 3 and up. Michael’s Arts & Crafts, 2109 North Prospect Avenue, Champaign
Make Cards for Dad and Grandpa at Rural King: Kids can come in and make Dad or Grandpa a Father’s Day card on us! We’ll supply everything they need! Saturday, June 16 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. FREE.
Father’s Day at Sholem Aquatic Center: June 17, from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Dads get in FREE plus we’ve planned plenty of great activities that will keep your family smiling all day long including: “The Hop & Flop Daddy Drop” – a dads-only cannon ball contest with some fun prizes; the “Father Knows Best” trivia contest; a “Draw Your Dad” contest for kids ages 3-12; and half-price rootbeer floats for all dads at The Oasis concessions stand.
Father’s Day Book Giveaway: Saturday, June 16, and Sunday, June 17 1:30 to 4:30 p.m. at the Champaign Public Library, 200 W. Green St. In honor of dads (and uncles and grandpas) the Library Friends invite every man who visits our FriendShop used book store on Father’s Day weekend to choose a book, fiction or nonfiction, to take home – free! No purchase necessary; giveaway does not include individually priced “special books.”
Father’s Day Weekend at the Monticello Railway Museum: Saturday, June 16, and Sunday, June 17 at the Monticello Railway Museum. Dads ride free; tickets for kids and grown-ups range from $6-9 (Kids under 2 are free). What little boys don’t love trains (and daddies are just overgrown little boys). Dads ride FREE when accompanied by their children! Times available at the MRM website.
If you know of other events, please add them to the comments section below! Thanks.