Babies”R” Us stores are hosting free “Baby’s First Christmas” parties on Saturdays in November and December and parents and little ones, (1 and under), are invited. Events include activities, prizes and giveaways and participants receive a complimentary $10 Babies “R” Us gift card. Dates are Nov. 9, 16, 23 and Dec. 7. Find information and times at Babiesrus.com/babysfirstchristmas.
Create a Babies “R” Us registry anytime before Nov. 15 and you’ll get 10 percent back on each purchase made from your list, (up to $200), in the form of a gift card. You’ll also get a baby registry planner, cards to let folks know you’ve registered, coupons and product samples and a baby registry planner with a checklist of essential items. Information: Babiesrus.com/sweetestregistrydeal.
Babies “R” Us stores are offering free, ongoing parenting classes for new moms and dads. Classes are taught by health, pregnancy and parenting professionals and topics include breast feeding, infant CPR and baby basics. (Connecticut stores offering classes are Manchester, Waterford, North Haven and Waterbury.) Class sizes are limited and advace registration is required. Information: BabiesRUs.com.
Babies “R” Us and Toys “R” Us stores are hosting a Great Trade-In event. From Friday, Jan. 18 through Sunday, Feb. 10, bring in your used cribs, car seats, strollers, high chairs and other baby gear and you’ll get 25 percent off the purchase of a new item. Discount on in-store purchases only; no limit on the number of items you can trade and new purchases can be from different categories than what you’ve swapped in. (Some restrictions, check website for details.) Information: Toysrus.com/Safety.