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Deals of the Week (5/15 to 5/22)

Deals of the Week (5/15 to 5/22)

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by Terri Gruca

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Posted on May 14, 2013 at 11:04 PM

Updated Thursday, May 16 at 7:38 PM

This week you'll find lots of family fun, Memorial Day sale savings and more. Enjoy!

Food deals

Torchy’s Taco is opening a new location in Round Rock (2150 E. Palm Valley) Thursday, May 16th. Come by between 7am and 10am and get one free breakfast item and enter for a chance to win free tacos for a year. Thanks Mike for the tip!

This Saturday, May 18th enjoy an ice cream social at the State Capitol from 1-3pm. It's all part of celebrating the state's 125th Anniversary.

Family fun

93.3 KGSR's Unplugged at the Grove kicked-off its 20th Anniversary season last Thursday. This week, Thursday, May 15th you can enjoy the music of Carolyn Wonderland.  Remember every Thursday for the next 20 weeks you can visit Shady Grove on Barton Springs Road. 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. You can also text "grove" to 43981 to join the Unplugged at the Grove Alerts Club.

 This Saturday, May 18th the YMCA of Austin is hosting a Splash Day, a community celebration of their outdoor pools. Visit a Y near you for free swimming and activities at participating locations.

Leander wraps up its Movies in the Park Spring series this Friday, May 17th. It’s a great opportunity to enjoy some family time together. Bring your lawn chairs, blankets and picnic dinners. Movies begin at dusk. There are also concessions for sale. The movie Wreck-It Ralph begins at dusk. Thanks Stephen for the tip!

You’ll find lots of terrific information on camps for your kids and summer programs to take advantage of on Free Fun in Austin.com. Be sure to check it out.

Free Car Seat Safety Checks

Scott &White and Texans in Motion have another month of free car seat safety checks. Certified technicians check your child’s seat free all you need to do is call for an appointment time. Thanks Sherri for the tip! Here are the dates and locations for May:

  • 05/16/13 - Lockhart EMS Station; 10am – 1pm ;1914 W. San Antonio St., Lockhart – 78644
  • (512) 336-3423
  • 05/21/13 - Plug & Play; 10am – 1pm ; 13343 No. Hwy. 183, Austin – 78750 ; (512) 336-3423
  • 05/22/13 - Marble Falls EMS Station ; 10am – 1pm ; 609 Industrial Blvd., Marble Falls - 78654 ; (830) 693-7277
  • 05/23/13 - Leander Central Fire Station; 10am – 1pm ; 201 Brushy St. No., Leander – 78641 ;(512) 259-9010

Lots of great Memorial Day sales going on right now and our friends at Offers.com have put together a list of some of the best. Be sure to check out the Memorial Day Savings Center. Thanks Shermayne for the tip!

Travelocity - Up to 50% off Memorial Day Sale 



Sears - Up to 25% off Outdoor Decor, Furniture, Grills + Extra $20 off $200 



Kmart - Up to 30% off Trampolines, Swing Sets, Pools, Toys & more



Kmart - 64% off Simmons Cleora Pillowtop Queen Mattress 



Target - 10% off $50 on select Swimwear & Sandals