FREE Valentine’s Day Activities with Kids in Atlanta 2011

Atlanta With Kid: Free Valentine's Day Activities

Love is in the air for the month of February and the Valentine’s day is not just for parents to celebrate their love. We can also involve our kids in fun activities during the Valentine’s Day.

Many local businesses and establishments have fun, family friendly crafts and activities for kids during Valentine’s day. So here is our list:

FREE Valentine’s Day Activities with Kids in Atlanta 2011:

1. Valentine Story and Craft for Preschoolers @ Buckhead Branch Library

Enjoy a story followed by a craft. Ages 3-5.

Place: Buckhead Branch Library, 269 Buckhead Ave., Atlanta. 404-814-3500
Date: Feb. 8, 2011
Time: 11:45 AM
Cost: Free

2. Valentine’s Day Musical Storytime @ Northside Branch Library

Enjoy musical stories presented by a Kindermusik educator.

Place: Northside Branch Library, 3295 Northside Pkwy., Atlanta. 404-814-3508
Date: Feb. 9, 2011
Time: 4 PM
Cost: Free (Pre-register)

3. Valentine’s Stories and Crafts @ East Atlanta Branch Library

Create simple cards and listen to storytelling. Ages 2-6.

Place: East Atlanta Branch Library, 400 Flat Shoals Ave., Atlanta. 404-730-5438
Date: Feb. 9, 2011
Time: 10:30 AM
Cost: Free

4. Valentine’s Crafts for Toddlers @ Carver Homes Library

Preschoolers are invited to make a themed craft. Ages 2-3.

Place: Carver Homes Library, 215 Lakewood Way, Suite 104, Atlanta. 404-635-4012
Date: Feb. 11, 2011
Time: 10:30AM
Cost: Free (Reservations required)

5. Heart to Heart @ Thomasville Heights Library

Make Valentine’s Cards for your loves. Ages 5-12.

Place: Thomasville Heights Library, 1700 Thomasville Dr., Atlanta. 404-624-0620
Date: Feb. 12, 2011
Time: 2 PM
Cost: Free

6. Kidgits Valentine’s Party @ Mall of Georgia

A day of cookie decorating, prizes and fun activities. Children must be Kidgits Club member to attend the event. Sign up at the event for a yearlong membership for only $5 at the event or at www.simonkidgitsclub.com.

Place: Mall of Georgia, 3333 Buford Dr., Buford. 770-271-9458 &
Date: Feb. 12, 2011
Time: 1-3 PM
Cost: Free for Kidgits Club member. ($5 to sign up for a year membership)

7. Kidgits Valentine’s Party @ Gwinnett Place Mall

Fun activities and tasty treats including pizza and cupcakes! Children must be Kidgits Club member to attend the event. Sign up at the event for a yearlong membership for only $5 at the event or at www.simonkidgitsclub.com.

Place: Gwinnett Place Mall, 2100 Pleasant Hill Rd., Duluth. 770-813-6840
Date: Feb. 14, 2011
Time: 4:30-6 PM
Cost: Free for Kidgits Club member. ($5 to sign up for a year membership)

8. Valentine Card Craft @ American Girl Boutique and Bistro

Make a cute handmade card and matching envelope! She’ll use stickers and decorative paper to make a one-of-a-kind card, then add a sweet message on the inside. Ages 8 and up.

Place: American Girl Boutique and Bistro, 1202 North Point Circle, Alpharetta. 877-247-5223
Date: Feb. 13 & 14, 2011
Time: Sun: 2-4PM, Mon: 4-6PM
Cost: Free

9. Valentine’s Day Craft of Hearts or Cards @ South Fulton Library

Make hearts and cards at the library. Ages 3 and up.

Place: South Fulton Library, 4055 Flat Shoals Rd., Union City. 770-306-3092
Date: Feb. 14, 2011
Time: 4 PM
Cost: Free

10. Valentine’s Day Program @ Powder Springs Library

Allison Frink from the Art Station will be here to help kids make Valentine’s Day cards; school age children are invited.

Place: Powder Springs Library, 4181 Atlanta Street, Bldg. 1, Powder Springs. 770-439-3600
Date: Feb. 14, 2011
Time: 4-5 PM
Cost: Free

11. Valentine’s Day Cookies Decorating @ Decatur Library

Get ready for Valentine’s Day by decorating cookies!  Use icing and decorations to create colorful nibbles!  Then enjoy a cup of hot chocolate and listen to stories. Age 5-8. Open to first 12 participants. Please call or visit branch to register

Place: Decatur Library, 215 Sycamore Street Decatur. 404-370-3070
Date: Feb. 12, 2011
Time: 10-11 AM
Cost: Free

12. Valentine’s Day Crafts @ Covington Library

Come make a fun holiday craft to share with someone special!  First come, first served. Age 5-12.

Open to first 20 participants. Groups of 5 or more, please call branch for appointment.

Place: Covington Library, 3500 Covington Highway, Decatur. 404-508-7180
Date: Feb. 9, 2011
Time: 3-5 PM
Cost: Free

13. Valentine’s Day Crafts @ Northlake-Barbara Loar Library

Join us and make a valentine for someone special.  Just bring creativity and we will supply the materials.

Open to first 20 participants. No registration required. Groups of 5 or more, please call branch for appointment.

Place: Northlake-Barbara Loar Library, 3772 LaVista Road, Tucker. 404-679-4408
Date: Feb. 9, 2011
Time: 4-5:30 PM
Cost: Free

14. Valentine’s Day Crafts @ Wesley Chapel-William C. Brown Library

It is time to make a card for your favorite valentine. Open to first 15 participants. Age 5-10.

Place: Wesley Chapel-William C. Brown Library, 2861 Wesley Chapel Road, Decatur. 404-286-6980
Date: Feb. 9, 2011
Time: 4-4:30 PM
Cost: Free

15. Valentine’s Day Crafts @ Chamblee Library

We all want to be ready for the annual Valentine exchange at school.  For this craft, we’ll make bags to take to school so you can collect all your special valentines.

Advance registration is required. Please sign up at the Chamblee Library Reference Desk. Open to first 15 participants. Age 5-10.

Place: Chamblee Library, 4115 Clairmont Road, Chamblee. 770-936-1380
Date: Feb. 9, 2011
Time: 4:30-5:30 PM
Cost: Free

16. Doll Tea Party @ Pottery Barn Kids Stores

A special tea time for kids to enjoy with their favorite teddy bear or doll. Enjoy refreshment, stories and a Valentine’s craft. Reservation required. Call stores to sign up.

Place: LENOX SQUARE, 3393 Peachtree Road NE, Atlanta. 404-442-9122 & NORTHPOINT MALL. 1000 Northpoint Circle, Alpharetta. 678-624-0149
Date: Feb. 12, 2011
Time: 2-3 PM
Cost: Free

17. Valentine’s Day Storytime @ Barns & Noble Bookstores

Enjoy favorite Valentine’s Day stories, refreshments and crafts! Check store near you to confirm the event.

Place: Barns & Noble
Date: Feb. 12, 2011
Time: 11 AM
Cost: Free

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