A.C. Moore announces free summer kids craft events

BERLIN, N.J. — A.C. Moore Arts & Crafts, which operates 135 stores along the U.S. East Coast, has announced a summer-long schedule of free "Make & Take" arts and crafts activities for children ages two to 12, through Aug. 31. All A.C. Moore stores (www.acmoore.com) will offer the free activities, from 3 p.m. to 5 p.m., each Wednesday, through the end of the summer.

"We wanted to give parents and kids an oasis to get creative, exercise their crafting skills and have fun," said Robin Beam, A.C. Moore's director of education.  "All of the free projects are designed to encourage imagination and let kids be kids.  Best of all, the activities are free!"

The free activities include working with model clay, decorating foam visors and a sticker book trading party.