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Deals of the Week

Deals of the Week

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by Terri Gruca

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Posted on February 7, 2012 at 11:10 PM

Updated Friday, Feb 10 at 5:40 PM

This week you'll find all kinds of food, Valentine's and family deals. Enjoy!

Food Deals
Buy one classic pasta get one free at Maggianos. This is for dine in only.

Whataburger is hosting a grand opening celebration on Wednesday, Feb. 8 from 5 to 8 p.m. at its newest Austin location at 8300 N. FM 620 Road. The event will consist of games and giveaways, including its wildly popular “Whataburger for a Year” drawing. Five lucky customers per hour will win the prize – a free Whataburger each week for an entire year. Thanks Devin for the tip!

Get a free cookie for you and your valentine on Valentine's Day at Quizno's.

Free Trees for Bastrop residents

The giveaway is sponsored by the City of Bastrop’s Tree Committee and Parks Department, the Apache Foundation, Texas Forest Service and Tree Folks. For more information, call the City of Bastrop Parks & Recreation Department at 512-332-8920.

Health help

Free student heart screenings
One Monday each month from 6 to 7pm  the Championship Hearts Foundation Office offers free heart screenings for students ages 14 to 18. The next one is Monday, February 20th, but you need to register in advance. Go here to register.

Free car seat safety checks

Scott & White and Texans in Motion are offering a bunch of free car seat safety checks again this month.  You need to call ahead of time to register a spot.

  • 02/11/12 - Baby Earth; 10am – 1pm 106 E. Old Settlers Blvd., Round Rock – 78664 (512) 600-7050
  • 02/14/12 - Central Texas Medical Center; 10am – 1pm  1301 Wonder World Dr., San Marcos – 78666 Hays County Health Dept. (512) 393-5567 or (512)336-3423
  • 02/15/12 - Marble Falls EMS Station; 10am – 1pm  609 Industrial Blvd., Marble Falls - 78654 (830) 693-7277
  • 02/16/12 - Luling EMS Station; 3pm – 6pm 685 S. Hackberry St. – 78648 (830) 875-7038
  • 02/21/12 - Manor Fire Station; 3pm – 6pm 405 W. Parsons, Manor – 78653 (512) 854-3248 – Travis County Sheriff’s Office
  • 02/23/12- The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints; 1pm – 3:30pm 2800 North Drive, Taylor – 76574 Contact Taylor ISD Family Services (512) 365-2278; Ask for John

Thanks Katherine for the reminder!

Family Fun

The Austin Children's Choir and the George Washington Carver Museum celebrate Black History Month through music and song with a free concert, Saturday, February 11, 2012 at 2 p.m. in the Boyd Vance Theater.  For more information on Black History Month at Carver Musuem, visit the Facebook event page or call (512) 974-4926.

The next Music in the Parks concert will feature Colin Gilmore and Raina Rose from 1-3 p.m. on Friday, Feb 10, 2012 at South Austin Senior Activity Center, 3911 Manchaca Road. The Music in the Parks series is a year-long concert series that provides free, live and diverse concerts to Austin’s music-loving community in parks citywide. Coordinated by the City's Music Division and Parks Department, the Music in the Parks series presents an eclectic range of genres, including conjunto, folk, soul, rock and country performances in park settings within Austin neighborhoods.
Performances are free and appropriate for the whole family. All are welcome and invited to attend. For more information visit www.austintexas.gov/musicintheparks.

Austin Java off Barton Springs Road continues its fun free movie nights this week. On Friday, February 10, 2012, adults are invited for a Romantic Comedy movie night of their own. The Wedding Singer will be showing at 8 p.m. 

Thanks Heidi from Free Fun in Austin.com for the tips!

Valentine’s Day deals

Tiff's Treats has some great coupons but you've got to take advantage of them before Valentine's Day. Save 15 percent off any order delivered or picked up February 12th or 10 percent off any order delivered or picked up February 13th. Use these Online Promotion Codes:
Feb 12: 15Feb12
Feb 13: 10Feb13
Type into "Coupon Code" box at check out.

Don't forget to check out all the local businesses offering great deals on KVUE's Yollar.com page.

Austin based Offers.com has an entire Valentine’s Day Savings Center to help you find some deals for your sweetheart for this coming Tuesday, February 14th. You can also check out the Valentine’s Day Shipping Guide if you plan to order anything on line.

Thanks Shermayne for the tips!

 Perfect Valentine's Day Gift for Kids

Personal Creations Deal


25% off Heart Message Pillows with Free Candy

expires: 02/14/12


Perfect Valentine's Day  Gift for Teens

EverydaySource Coupons


65% off + Extra 15% off 2 iPhone Matching Heart Cases + $2.99 Shipping

expires: 02/14/12


Perfect Valentine's Day Gift for Mom

Shari's Berries Deal


45% off Valentine's Day Chocolates & Dipped Strawberries - Starting at $19.99+

expires: 02/13/12


Perfect Valentine's Day Gift for Her

Cherry Moon Farms Deal


25% off 10 Reasons I Love You Truffle Box

expires: 02/14/12


Perfect Valentine's Day Gift for Him

Buy.com Deal


66% off Blue By Nautica for Men + Free Shipping

expires: 02/14/12


Perfect Valentine's Day Gift for Dad

6pm.com Deal


20% to 70%  off Men's Slippers from Ugg, Fitzwell, Smartwool & EMU Australia + Free Shipping

expires: 02/14/12

 Daily Deals.com also has some national and online offers that you can still take advantage of before Valentine's Day.

Flowers-Nationwide.com - $15 for $40 Sitewide

Jewelry.com - $29 for a $98 Swarovski Crystal Necklace

CocktailVibe.com - $25 for $50 Sitewide

Sunday, Feb. 12

O, The Oprah Magazine - $10 for one year subscription (usually $18)

(Will go live on DailyDeals.com on 2/12) 

Thank Kendall for the tips!

Travel Deals

Southwest Airlines is having a huge airfare sale with tickets as low as $69 one way. You can fly to Denver for $90 one way. The deals are good through February 16th for travel February 21 through June 6, 2012.