20 Memorial Day Activities for You and Your Family.


First I just want to say thanks to all the Military Men and Woman and their families. I would also like to thank all the past and present men and woman who have retired from the military. Thank you for fighting for this country so that me and my children will continue to have FREEDOM! Thank You, from my family to yours.

Now for some ideas.

#1 – Take your family and go on a picnic to a local park. Click here 12 perfectly packable picnic ideas.

#2 – Go to your local Memorial Day parade. Check your local newspaper for times and places.

#3 – Have your kids create a thank you card and take it to your local VFW. The Veterans and Active Duty Men and Woman will love it! Click here for some ideas.

#4 – Have your kids color the American Flag coloring sheet. Click here for a free template.

#5 – Click here for more fun crafts and activities for kids.

#6 – More crafts and ideas to do with your kids on Memorial Day. Click here.

#7 – Take your kids and go to a local Veterans Hospital and visit the residence. They would love seeing some kiddos and knowing that what they did didn’t go unnoticed. It would be appreciated.  Click here for your local Veterans Hospital.

#8 – You can also visit your local Veterans Nursing Homes. Click here for a list.

#9 – Take your family to a Military Cemetery. Click here for your local Military cemetery.

#10 – If you have neighbors, friends or family that have served in the Military. Make sure to call them and thank them for their service. To read the story of Memorial day , click here.


Now for some of those awesome benefits that go along with serving our country.

#1 – Veterans if you live in or near Urbandale IA head on over for a FREE BUFFET all day long on Memorial Day starting at 11:00am and ending at 8:00pm click here for more information. Address is towards the bottom of the page.

#2 – Veterans if you live in or near Round Rock TX head on over to Homefield Grill from May 25th- May 27th for a meal from a special menu just for you. Click here  for more information and address.

#3 – Dogwood Hills Golf course on May 27th, 2013 – Memorial Day Golf Special for Active and Retired Military
18-holes of golf including riding cart for $20+ tax to all active/retired military personnel with Military ID. Click here for directions.

#4 – 24 hour fitness is offering  a 10% Military Discount for Active, Reservists & Spouses. Veterans and retirees can work out at no cost during Memorial Day weekend at any 24 hour fitness for more information and to sign up for free click here. This discount is available everyday of the year.

If you are not active in the Military a reservist, veterans, retirees or a spouse of one click here for a free trial at 24 hour fitness.

#5 – Anytime Fitness is offering a FREE 7 day trial for everyone click here to start your free 7 day membership. Some exclusions do apply.

#6 – Lifetime Fitness is also offering a FREE 7 day trial for everyone. Click here to start your free 7 day trial membership. Some exclusions do apply.

#7 – If you LOVE books this is for you. Barnes and Noble are offering a FREE 2 month trial period. ” This offer requires purchase with a credit card. Unless you cancel your free Membership, Barnes & Noble will charge your credit card $25 at the end of your free Membership period and at the end of each 12-month period henceforth.” Click here to start your FREE 2 month Trial.

#8 – If you serve in the Military click here for 20+ restaurant discounts. Just have your military ID ready to show.

#9 – Military Men and woman want to have some fun? Click here for  10+ Activities and opportunities where you will feel spoiled!

#10 –  Click here for even more discounts for active and retired Military personal.

Once again THANK YOU for fighting for this country. Thank you so much! without you and the men and woman before you we wouldn’t have a free country. Thanks from my family to yours.



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