There’s plenty to keep the kiddos occupied this weekend. Here’s the lowdown:

Toys R Us – Stop by your local TRU on Sept. 11 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. for free giveaways, a storytime and coloring fun, all centered around Thomas the Train. Call your store ahead of time to make sure they’re participating.

Bass Pro Shops – on Sept. 11 and 12 from noon to 5 p.m., Bass Pro stores will hold a U.S. Army Celebration complete with a free obstacle course, bean bag toss, coloring activities and more.

Barnes & Noble Storytimes – the B&N at University Park Village in FW will have a “Jacob’s Fishing Day Storytime” on Sept. 11 at 11 a.m., and the Hulen Center location (on Overton Ridge) will have a “German Heritage Storytime” on Sept. 11 at 11 a.m.

Patriotic Craft Activity at Grapevine Mall see past post for details.

Watters Creek Lucky Duck Kids ClubRegister now to attend their patriotic kids’ event in honor of Sept. 11. It’s on Saturday from 5-6 p.m. Watters Creek is in Allen.

Arts, Antiques & Autos Extravaganza – in Denton on Sept. 11 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Lots of stuff for kids and adults alike. Free admission. See here for more info.