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FREE PASSES/DISCOUNTS/INEXPENSIVE CHOICES FOR CASAs- Revised December, 2016(Please send changes or additions to: [email protected] )Things To DoYear-roundPrice RangeAge GroupArea of TownAdditional DetailsArizona HistoryMuseum949 E. 2nd St.628-5774Kids 11 and underfree. Ages 12-18, 4.Adults, 5, Seniors 4Adolescents,TeenagersUniversityareaArizona SonoraDesert Museum2021 N. Kinney883-2702Arizona StateMuseum1013 E. rsWestEstablished when Arizona was a territory, features period rooms,the Mining Hall mine-shaft replica, photo exhibits, self-guidedtours, and hands-on exhibits for all ages. Closed Sunday. 'Buyone, get one free' admission pass is available on the website.Free admissions on first Saturday of each month.www.arizonahistoricalsociety.orgOct. to Feb, 8:30 – 5 pm; March – August, 7:30 – 5 pm. Freetickets/passes from CASA coordinator.http://www.desertmuseum.orgChildren free, 18 –up 5Adolescents,TeenagersUniversityareaExhibits pottery, artifacts, and contemporary objects whilepresenting important facts about the ways of life of prehistoricand modern Native Americans. Don't miss the museum'spermanent exhibit Paths of Life: American Indians of theSouthwest. www.statemuseum.arizona.eduAsarco MineralDiscovery Center1421 W. Pima MineSahuarita625-7513Ages 5-12, 5. Adults, 8; seniors & military 6Adolescents,TeenagersSouthwestThere is a free exhibit center, or you can tour the open pit coppermine. Call 625-8233 for reservations.www.mineraldiscovery.com

Ben’s Bells816 E UniversityBlvd, GeronimoPlaza 628-2829and 40 W.BroadwayBICAS44 W. 6th St.628-7950FreeAdolescents,TeenagersUniversityarea anddowntownNon-profit organization to spread kindness by making anddistributing free ceramic wind chimes made by volunteers.Children can participate in any part of the making: clay, painting,stringing, etc., but do not keep bells themselves. Call or checkthe website for 'open studio' days and times when kids canparticipate. www.bensbells.orgYour child may learn to maintain a bike, repair a bike with helpfrom the staff at BICAS, and even build an entire bike fromscratch. Workshops are available to help your child createbicycle art. www.bicas.orgA lot goes on at these stores. Pick up a schedule of monthlyactivities at one of the stores or go to http://bookmans.com.Encourage your CASA kids to exchange (your or their) books,magazines, music, puzzles, videogames, and DVDs for differentones.May donate cash, bikeparts and sEntertainmentExchange 1930 E. GrantRd. 3733 W. Ina Rd. 6230 E.Speedway Blvd.Free activities andgood prices on varioustypes of mediaAll agesMidtown,Northwest,EastBowling at theVantage Bowling Ctr Cactus Bowl1630 S. Alvernon327-6561 Fiesta Lanes501 W. River Rd.887-2695 Lucky Strike4015 E. Speedway327-4926 Tucson Bowl7020 E. 21 St.747-1363Check web site forspecials such as 2free games of bowlingper day in summerAdolescents,TeenagersMidtown,West, South,Eastwww.vantagebowlingcenters.comBowling at GoldenPins Lanes1010 W. MiracleMileCheck for specials.Kids bowl 2 freegames in the summerAdolescents,Teenagers andchildrenWestGoldenpinbowl.com

Dollar Stores 1 and upAll agesAll areas oftownFuntastics221 E. Wetmore888-5739Golf-N-Stuff6503 E. TanqueVerde Rd.296-2366Five free outdoor ridesper cents,TeenagersWestEastThe CASA Support Council has arranged for a special package forCASA kids. Present badge, sign in, and get a pass plus a hot dog,chips and soda for your child.Children’s “events” Free but sometimesat Michaels storeshave to pay for 7150 E.suppliesBroadway722-1074 1161 W. Irvington807-6290 3751 W. Ina579-7490 4070 N. Oracle293-04303 and upEast,Southwest,West,NorthwestCall or go online www.michaels.com or go to one of the stores toget the project schedule. CASAs can also pick up free projectsheets at the stores which provide step-by-step instructions formaking kids’ crafts on your own.Mini Time Museumof MiniaturesFree: show your badgeAll agesEastPima Air & SpaceMuseum6000 E. Valencia574-0462 11.50 Pima Countyresidents; imemachine.org 4455 E Camp Lowell Dr,Tucson, AZ 85712, closed Mondays, 12-4 pm Sunday, 9-4 pmall other days 13.75, under 6 free, 8.00 children 7 FreeAll agesAll areas oftownGo online at www.library.pima.gov to discover a variety of eventsat the library nearest your CASA child’s home. Most libraries offerstory time for toddlers and free homework help for school agekids.Various prices such asPop-In Playtime 7/child; Family JumpAll ages butPop-inPlaytime isWest just offI-10: 3248N. FreewayCan be seen from the highway going north. Best to check theweb site for details: pumpitupparty.com or call 888-9198because there are different activities, special events, groupPima County PublicLibraryPump It UpFree with your CASAbadgeCASAs can give their kids a couple dollars and incorporate alearning activity (budgeting, math) by letting the kids figure outhow to spend it.Present your badge and check in. Older children can ridebumper boats and go-carts.Activities each month such as Night Wings with tram rides andactivities for kids, and Make-It-Take-Its for ages 5-7, and 8 . Fordates and times, check http://www.pimaair.org

Time 5/adultpre-kReid Park Zoo900 S. Randolph881-4753Rooster CogburnOstrich Ranch –17843 E. PeakLane, Picacho, AZTucson Children’sMuseum200 S. 6th Ave.792-9985Tucson Museum ofArt140 North MainAvenue624-2333Free for CASAs andkidsToddlers,Adolescents,TeenagersAll agesThings to doSeasonallyLa Placita outdoormovie night everyThursday duringsummer months.SW corner ofChurch andBroadway326-5852Price RangeAge GroupArea of TownAdditional Details l or go online www.cinemalaplacita.com for schedule and details.Admission includes popcorn.Reid Park BluesFestival at the bandshell every fall.FreeAll agesMidtownCall Pima County Parks & Recreation (791-4873) for the schedule. Foodvendors are there, but you can bring your own drinks and picnic.5 & under free6 -- 5.00Monster truck ridesextraKids, 6. Adults, 8Free 1st Sunday ofmonth; otherwise,ages 12 and under arefree. Students 13-18, 3. Adults, 8.IndustrialLoop #108Midtownparties.Exit 219 onInterstate 10Food to feed the animals is extra. Summer hours Friday-Monday9-5:30; Winter daily, 9-5:30. centsDowntownAll ages atdifferenttimes,differentprogramsDowntownGo online at www.tucsonchildrensmuseum.org for the monthlyschedule of events, craft projects and interactive exhibits. Themuseum sometimes offers a free admission day once a month,but in the summer there are 2 science Sundays until Sept.There are different events but the first Sundays of every monthare half-price for everyone; first Thursdays are free between 5:00PM – 8:00 PM, and first Sundays from 1-3 pm are free familyprograms for younger kids. www.tucsonmuseumofart.orgContact your CASA coordinator to check out a free pass from theCASA office and return it afterwards. Not good on weekends.

Reid ParkShakespeare in thePark at the bandshell or twoweekends eachsummer.FreeAll agesMidtownCall Pima County Parks & Recreation (791-4873) for the schedule. Take acooler with drinks and a picnic.WinterhavenFestival of Lights Ft.Lowell and CountryClub s outfits offer hayrides through the area, but they can beexpensive. Walking through the area is free. Bring a can of food to donateto the Community Food Bank. For more information go online servoirW. Prince/I-10FreeAll agesWestPrince dead-ends west of I-10. Continue around to the right to SweetwaterDrive. This preserve has ponds with birds, ducks, frogs, shade, picnicking.It’s made from effluent. Take camera and binoculars for older children.Agua Caliente Parkat Soldier Trail &Roger Rd.FreeAll agesEastPonds, ducks, birds, frogs, shade, picnicking. Take camera and binocularsfor older children.Rattlesnake Bridgeand Ironside ParkFreeToddlers,AdolescentsEastThis small park with play equipment is just below the head of the snakeand you can park on the street. Walk up the sidewalk to cross the bridge.DisclaimerThis product was put together by CASAs for use by other CASAs. The intention is not to make an all-inclusive list of everything a CASA can do with his/herCASA child. Rather, this is an attempt to consolidate a list of no-cost or low-cost choices. It will be an on-going ‘work in progress’, frequently updated asthings are added or changed.

In an effort to make this a great product, all CASAs are encouraged to submit suggestions for the list. CASAs can submit an addition or recommendedchange by e-mailing the information to [email protected] Recommendations should include name, address, phone number, and website address(if available) of the activity’s location; price of the activity; age group for which the activity is appropriate; area of town; and any additional information thatcould be useful to other CASAs. Contributors should be able to vouch for the activity they recommend, meaning CASAs should have already taken part inthe activity with either their own children or CASA children.Neither the CASA organization nor the CASA Support Council should be held responsible for the content of this list.

Bowling at the Vantage Bowling Ctr Cactus Bowl 1630 S. Alvernon 327-6561 Fiesta Lanes 501 W. River Rd. 887-2695 Lucky Strike 4015 E. Speedway 327-4926 Tucson Bowl 7020 E. 21 St. 747-1363 Check web site for specials such as 2 free games of bowling per day in