This week you’ll find lots of free family events, concerts and food deals. Enjoy!
Sun Dragon Martial Arts (4534 West Gate Blvd, Austin) and Self Defense , NFP will host FREE kids’ safety classes on September 22, 2012, from 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at the Sun Dragon dojo. Children will learn to protect themselves from bullying, identify safe adults, and get help when they need it. Registration is required by clicking on the times below:
On Sunday, September 23, 2012, the Austin Museum Partnership will host the 15th annual Austin Museum Day, a community wide event for which almost 40 of Austin's museums will be open to the public for free! Special activities planned include hands-on activities at various locations. Check out the exhibit 123 Geometry Lane at the Austin Children’s Museum; make your own marionette, see a live theatrical performance, and take part in a scavenger hunt at the Blanton Museum of Art; create a collaborative work of art at the Visual Arts Center; meet women scientists at the Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center; celebrate life at Mexic-Arte Museum’s annual Day of the Dead exhibition, take in some tunes at the Texas Music Museum; enjoy a healthy MamboBerry treat onsite at AMOA-Arthouse at Laguna Gloria and design your own artist sketchbook. Check The Austin Museum Partnership website for a full list of participating museums and their featured activities.
Kids Fitness Fun Day is a FREE community event designed to educate parents and children on the benefits of an active and healthy lifestyle. Bring the whole family to Cat Hollow Park on Saturday, September 22, 2012, from 11 a.m. - 4 p.m. to enjoy fun activities and free food. There will be 12 different stations set up at Kids Fitness Fun Day, each consisting of a single-player physical challenge. For every completed station, the child will be rewarded with a silly band. Those who complete all 12 stations will be rewarded with a “Kids Fitness Fun Day Champ” button and ribbon. Admission to this event is free. It is not required, but if you register online, you will receive a Fit Kids Coupon Book on the day of the event. For more information, visit the event website.
The City of Round Rock's Parks and Recreation Department presents the second annual Family Campout this Friday and Saturday, Sept. 21 and 22, at Old Settler’s Park. This is a great excuse to get out and enjoy the great outdoors as a family. There are all kinds of activities planned including rock climbing, lawn games, a reptile and wildlife demonstration, tent decorating contest and more. Registration for the campout is required and each person attending must be registered. Children ages 2 and under are free and do not need to register. Registration fee includes two meals (hamburger/hot dog dinner on Friday and breakfast on Saturday), instructional how-to sessions, use of demonstration equipment and a t-shirt for each paid participant. Register at www.roundrockrecreation.com.
There's a Harvest Festival taking place this Saturday 10am-3pm at the Asian American Cultural Center 11713 Jollyville Road. And it's free. Thanks Macaroni Kid Austin for the tip!
Visit your local Krispy Kreme and talk like a pirate on Wednesday, September 19, 2012 and you can get one free Original Glazed Doughnut. If you dress like a pirate from head to toe on Wednesday, you can get one free dozen Original Glazed doughnuts.
The fine print:
- Participating Stores List (pdf) - Austin and San Marcos stores are participating.
- Offer Valid September 19, 2012 only.
- Krispy Kreme shop hours may vary. Visit http://locations.krispykreme.com/ for more details.
- No purchase necessary.
- No coupon required.
- Customers pay any sales tax.
For more information, visit the Facebook event page. Thanks Heidi!
Save 15 percent off any order over $20 at Tiff’s Treats this week using the promo code S1520. Just type it into the "Coupon Code" box at check out.
CiCi's Pizza is offering a one-topping pizza To-Go Monday thru Thursday for $5.00 at participating locations. Thanks Laurie for the tip!
Woof Gang Bakery & Grooming in Cedar Park is having its Grand Opening event on Saturday, September 22. The first 20 dogs receive free treats for a year, plus free giveaways, samples, refreshments and fun for people and pets of all ages. They open at 10am at 11521 North FM 620 Rd. Suite 600. Thanks Judy and Jim for the tip!
KGSR's Unplugged at the Grove concert series wraps up this week with an evening of free music from Jonathan Tyler with The Northern Lights. Visit Shady Grove on Thursday, September 20, 2012 for this free all ages show. The live music begins at 8 p.m. For more information and schedule updates, visit the KGSR website or the Unplugged at the Grove Facebook page.
Don your best '80s gear and head to Elizabeth Milburn Park in Cedar Park on Friday, September 28, 2012 for a free concert with high energy band Radiostar. From 7 - 10 p.m. you can dance the night away and maybe even win $100 in the '80s costume contest! Food concessions will be available, but you are welcome to bring a picnic and your own ice chest. Glass containers are prohibited. Admission is free. For more information, visit The City of Cedar Park website or call 401-5500.
The City of Austin music series, Music in the Parks, returns this weekend with Mother Falcon, CJ Vinson, and Nano Whitman. Head to Pease Park on Saturday, September 22, 2012, from 1 - 4 p.m., to enjoy a free outdoor concert. For more information, visit the City of Austin website. Thanks Heidi from Free Fun in Austin.com for the tips!
On line savings
With fall kicking off Saturday you may be inclined to do a little more baking or cooking. So here are some kitchen deals courtesy of Austin based Offers.com. All of the kitchen products below are also under $30! Thanks Shermayne for the tips!
70% off 5pc Stainless Steel Mixing Bowls
Was: $19.99 - Now: $5.99 - HOT DEAL
Oneida Coupon Code
64% off Large Pizza Stone w/ Serving Rack
Was $20.00 - Now $7.19
80% off 5pc. Kitchen Cutlery Tool Set + Free Shipping
Was; $49.99 - Now: $9.99
60% off Hamilton Beach Slowcooker
Was $39.99 - Now $15.99
51% off Emerson Toaster Oven + Free Store Pick-Up
Was $39.00 - Now $19.00
Sears Outlet Deal
51% off 8pc Pasta Set + Free Store Pick Up
Was $44.99 - Now $21.99
Here are some fall fashion deals courtesy of FreeShipping.org.
Receive $25 off $150+ or $50 off $250+ order through Oct. 7 with promo code FALL2012.
Use this promo code to take $20 off $100+ or $50 off $200+ new fall shoe arrivals through Sept. 20.
Get free shipping on any order, plus 25% off pants or jeans through Sept. 23 with coupon code FALL12.
Save $30 on purchases of $100 or more through Sept. 23 with code WFH1472.
Take $15 off $100; $30 off $150; $75 off $250; or $150 off $500 through Sept. 20 with code FALL12.
Click here for the coupon code to save 40% on a single item at Lands' End. Hurry, this offer ends Sept. 18.
Take up to 60% off clothing, intimates, jewelry and accessories during Sears Fall Sale through Sept. 22 with promo code SAVINGS.
Get free shipping on orders of $100 or more through Sept. 30 with code FSFALL12.
New York & Company
Buy one, get one 50% off fall essentials through Sept. 20 when you follow this link.
Take 15% off any order, or 20% off orders of $150 or more through Sept. 30 with code TOMMYSEPT.
Lord & Taylor
Save 20% off regular and sale items through Sept. 24 with promo code SALE.
Take up to 30% off fall clothing, plus get an extra 10% off online clothing orders of $49 or more through Sept. 22 with code FALLSAVINGS10.