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We're back with another Top Ten Tuesday! This week, the Fred Parent staff is sharing some of our favorite summertime activites to do in The 'Burg, for $5 and UNDER! We love a good deal, guys.

 

Top Ten Summer Activites For $5 And Under

1
 Paragon Village 12's FREE Summer movies! Movies start at 10:00am on Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday and run until August 20th. - Brenda, Social Media Manager

 

2

Fishing by the city dock!- Leigh Anne, Publisher

 

3

Watching the trains arrive and leave the station. - Leigh Anne, Publisher

 

4

Storytime With The Cow, of course! Bring your child for a story reading with Pouches and the Chick-Fil-A Cow, music, crafts with our friends at Wiggle Worms, and more! Event takes place every Wednesday over the summer and has a different theme for each week!  – Stephanie, Office Manager Event Planning

 

5

The USMC Museum has a Summer Concert Series on Thursday Nights, in August, at 7:00, on the parade deck.  It’s FREE! They also have Family Day events on Saturdays. -   Sheila, Advertising Sales Consultant

 

6

Shark tooth fossil hunting, at Westmoreland State Park! - Sheila, Advertising Sales Consultant

 

7

The Library has great and FREE programs happening throughout the summer like, Music On The Steps, upcoming LIVE animal presentations, and a really fun summer reading program.  - Leigha, Calendar Editor

 

8

Barnes & Noble has free storytimes and craft events. - Leigha, Calendar Editor

 

9

Government Island
in Aquia/North Stafford. It’s a pleasant walk/easy hike.  Pretty, serene and historical.  That’s where they quarried the sandstone for the Washington Monument. - Sheila, Advertising Sales Consultant

 

10
Turn on the sprinkler and invite all the neighborhood kids for icy pops and water fun. Draw a huge hopscotch board on your driveway. Buy a giant bouncy ball and draw a four square board in the street and invite the neighbors to come play. - Karen, Webmaster

 

Okay, so we kind of cheated with number 10...

What are some of your favorite summertime activites for under $5?
 

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