7 Things To Do In August With Kids

Plus your free August calendar printable from Macaroni KID!

By Macaroni KID Fremont-Newark-Union City July 25, 2022

Where is this summer going? It's hard to believe it's August already. We've rounded up a list of 7 things you can do in August with your kids in Fremont, Newark, and Union City to make the most of the month!

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1. Spend time with your neighbors

National Night Out, August 2, is all about COMMUNITY! Host your own neighborhood National Night Out!

2. Feast on a sandwich from Dream Dinners Belmont 

It's National Sandwich Month and, in our opinion, sandwiches make the best dinners! Our family really loves their Nashville Chicken Sandwich which is on their August menu this month. Place your order by August 6 and save up to $45. Definitely reason to celebrate!

Don't miss our FREE printable August calendar to hang on your fridge to fill with family fun in Fremont, Newark, and Union City:

2. Sneak some zucchini onto your neighbor’s porch

Did you know there's actually a "holiday" for this? Yep, Sneak Some Zucchini Onto Your Neighbor’s Porch Day is August 8. Celebrate by ... well you know what to do. 

4. Read a book

There's never a bad time to pick up a book, but if you're looking for an excuse, National Book Lovers Day is August 9. Better yet, take your kids to the recently opened Banter Bookshop to find a new read!

5. Ride a roller coaster

Kids never say no to a visit to California's Great America or Six Flags Discovery Kingdom! Surprise them with a trip to celebrate National Roller Coaster Day August 16. Save over 40% at California's Great America and save up to 50% at Six Flags Discovery Kingdom with these awesome CertifiKID deals! (These CertifiKID deals contain affiliate links and Macaroni KID Fremont receives a commission from purchases made through these links, at no additional cost to you.)

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6. Go thrifting!

National Thrift Shop Day is August 17. Stock up on school clothes and get something fun for yourself, all while supporting locally-owned thrift stores in Fremont, Newark, and Union City. 

7. Go geocaching!

Kids love the thrill of the treasure hunt and you'll love that it's a chance to explore the outdoors in Fremont, Newark, and Union City with your kids on August 20, National Geocaching Day. Geocaching is simple with a smartphone!  Find out how to do it here.