This week you’ll find lots of family fun, free music and pre-July 4th savings. Enjoy!
Each Tuesday through August 20, 2013, Schulman Theaters Lost Pines 8 in Bastrop is hosting their summer Family Film Festival, with $0.50 movies on Tuesdays at 9:30 a.m. Doors open at 9 a.m. and seating is limited with no reservations. All proceeds benefit the Bastrop Boys & Girls Club. The theater also offers a 12 oz kid's drink and popcorn tub for $3.50.
The 2013 movie schedule:
- July 2 - The Smurfs
- July 9 - Hotel Transylvania
- July 16 - Ice Age: Dawn of the Dinosaurs
- July 23 - How to Train Your Dragon
- July 30 - Madagascar 3: Europe's Most Wanted
- August 6 - Rango
- August 13 - Monsters vs Aliens
- August 20 - Puss in Boots
For more information, visit the Schulman Theaters Lost Pines 8 website.
Check out the other summer movie deals our good friends at Free Fun in Austin.com put together.
Early Independence Day Celebration
Saturday, June 29th there is a FREE Independence Day celebration from 11am-9pm at the Hill Country Galleria. This will be the 6th year for the Independence Day celebration with live music and fireworks, and the 2nd year that the creators of the Old Pecan Street Festival will be running the show. Arrive early in the day to enjoy carnival rides, petting zoo, and the newly added water games. Stay cool with slip-n-slides, water shooters, and splash pools. There will be over 120 art vendors that will line Main Street to please your shopping needs, as well as international food vendors, festival treats, and local Austin food trucks. The festival will conclude with a spectacular firework show and grand finale! For more information and complete music line-up please visit www.HillCountryFest.com Thanks Kelly for the tip!
93.3 KGSR's Unplugged at the Grove kicked-off its 20th Anniversary season last Thursday. This week, Thursday, June 27th you can enjoy the music of the Reckless Kelly.
Remember every Thursday through September 19th 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 Wednesday June 26th you can enjoy an Austin summer tradition out at Zilker Park. The free KGSR’s Blues on the Green concert this week includes the music of the Black Joe Willis and the Honey Bears with Dupree. And if you miss this week, remember the concerts take place every other Wednesday. You can get more information too by texting "BLUES" to 29217 to get access to exclusive contests and information sent to your mobile device regarding KGSR's Blues on the Green.
Free fishing classes
Texas Parks & Wildlife is hosting free fishing classes to help encourage kids to spend more time outdoors. The program called “Go Fish” teaches the basics through fun, hands-on activities. All the equipment is provided. The kids also have a chance to win some prizes. Learn more about the program here.
To see a list of the upcoming locations go here.
Free car seat safety checks
Texans in Motion at Scott & White are offering free car seat safety checks throughout the summer. You’ll find the dates and locations below. With some of them you will need to call to schedule an appointment.
· 07/10/13 - Baby Earth; 9am – 12pm ; 106 E. Old Settlers Blvd., Round Rock – 78664 ; (512) 600-7050
· 07/13/13- AMM Collision Center; 9am – 12pm ; 21681 IH 35, Kyle, TX - 78640 ; No Appointment Necessary ; (512) 336-3423
· 07/16/13 - Steiner Ranch Fire Station; 10am – 1pm ; 3048 Steiner Ranch Blvd., Austin – 78726 ; (512) 336-3423
· 07/25/13 - St. David’s Georgetown Hospital; 9am – 12pm ; 2000 Scenic Dr., Georgetown - 78626; (512) 943-1264
· 08/13/13- Central Texas Medical Center; 9am – 12pm ; 1301 Wonder World Dr., San Marcos – 78666 ; 512-336-3423
· 08/14/13 - Baby Earth; 9am – 12pm ; 106 E. Old Settlers Blvd., Round Rock – 78664 ; (512) 600-7050
· 08/20/13 - Plug & Play; 9am – 12pm ; 13343 No. Hwy. 183, Austin – 78750
· (512) 336-3423
· 08/21/13 - Marble Falls EMS Station ; 9am – 12pm ; 609 Industrial Blvd., Marble Falls - 78654 ; (830) 693-7277
· 08/22/13 - Luling EMS Station; 10am – 1pm ; 685 S. Hackberry St., Luling – 78648 ; (830) 875-7038
· 08/22/13 - St. David’s Georgetown Hospital; 9am – 12pm ; 2000 Scenic Dr., Georgetown - 78626; (512) 943-1264
4th of July is next week and right now you can find some major savings on outdoor furniture, grills and everything to do with summer. Our friends at Offers.com put together this week's best 4th of July Deals to take advantage of now. Thanks Shermayne for the tips!
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Our good friends at BeFrugal.com shared these deals and freebies for the week. Thanks Jen!
- Ace Hardware freebie: Free Weed & Grass Killer Spray W/ $25+ Order, Participating locations only. See offer for details. Expires: 6/30
- Bob Evans Restaurants freebie: Free Bold Coffee, Participating locations only. See offer for details. Expires: 7/12
- Bob Evans Restaurants freebie: Free Kid's Sundae w/ Dine In Or Carry Out Order, Participating locations only. See offer for details. Expires: 6/30
- Bojangles' freebie: Reserve Your Free Wrap 6/24-6/30, Participating locations only. See offer for details. Expires: 6/30
- Bread Alone Bakery freebie: Free Loaf Of Bread w/ $15+ Purchase, Participating locations only. See offer for details. Expires: 6/30
- Bruster's freebie: Free Regular Cup Or Cone, With the purchase of any Nathan's Combo, Expires: 6/30
- Carl's Jr. freebie: Free Small Gold Peak Iced Tea, With the purchase of any new Grilled Chicken Salad at regular price. Participating locations only. See offer for details. Expires: 8/4
- FTD freebie: Free $50 Nakedwines.com Voucher w/ $40+ Order, Expires: 6/28
- Hardee's freebie: Free Small Coffee w/ Any Regular Price Purchase, Participating locations only. See offer for details. Expires: 7/12
- Hardee's freebie: Free Biscuit 'N' Gravy, With the purchase of any Breakfast Combo at regular price. Participating locations only. See offer for details. Expires: 7/12
- Microsoft Store freebie: Free Game with Any Console Order, Expires: 7/31
- Microsoft Store freebie: Free $200 Gift Card Or Code with $699+ PC Order, Expires: 7/31
- Papa John's freebie: Free Pizza On Future Order w/ $15+ Purchase Now, Use online promo code: SUMMER. Participating locations only. See offer for details. Expires: 6/30
- Papa Murphy’s freebie: Free Cookie Dough w/ Pizza Purchase, Participating locations only. See offer for details. Expires: 6/30
- REI freebie: Free $20 Member Bonus Card With $100+ Member Order, Expires: 6/30
- Wingstop freebie: Free Regular Fresh-Cut Seasoned Fries, With any wing purchase. Participating locations only. See offer for details. Expires: 7/4