This week you'll find all kinds of freebies and some ways to help out people in need. Remember if you spot a deal you'd like me to share send me an e-mail. Enjoy!
Free ice cream
Cold Stone Creamery is having the 9th annual World’s Largest Ice Cream social Thursday, September 30th from 5 to 8pm and receive a free 3 ounce Kate’s creation. That’s caramel apple ice cream mixed with chocolate shavings, graham cracker pie crust and apple pie filling.
Go here to find a store near you.
Free cookie with book donation
Great American Cookie is giving away a free cookie Friday, October 1st from 10am to 2pm to anyone who donates a new or gently used book. The company says the project is in honor of October being National Cookie month and so they’ve launched a Reading is Sweet book drive.
You can find locations of participating stores here.
Panda Express is introducing a new Kobari Beef dish so if you like Panda Express on their Facebook page you can get a coupon for a free dinner to use on September 29th.
Big sidewalk sale
The 2nd Street District in Downtown Austin is having its final September sidewalk sale this Thursday, September 30th from 6 to 8pm. There are some terrific sales at the shops on the 400 block between Guadalupe and San Antonio. Thanks to Tyler for the tip!
Mimi’s Café is giving away four free muffins when you purchase breakfast for at least $6.99 between now and Friday, October 1st. Be sure to bring this coupon.
Free Duke Med magazine
Duke is offering a limited number of free subscriptions to its Duke Med magazine.
Duke is one of the leading medical centers in the country and the monthly magazine includes information on all kinds of medical conditions and research.
Free information for parents
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has some terrific pamphlets and publications about child growth and screenings, hearing problems even a growth chart that you can request. These make terrific gifts for new parents or your play group friends.