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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 June 16, 2010 at 12:12 AM

Updated Wednesday, Jun 23 at 3:33 PM

This week you'll find lots of freebies on food and for dad. Thanks to all the tipsters who sent me suggestions. Remember if you spot a deal, send me an e-mail so I can share it here.

Free Strawberry Frozen Lemonade

McDonald’s is opening up lemonade stands inside many of their McCafe locations across the country every Friday through September 17. Go to participating locations and sample the strawberry frozen lemonade free.  Thanks to Julie for the tip.

Free Smoothie

Who knew Friday is National Flip Flop Day? So for the fourth year in a row Tropical Smoothie Café is giving away free 24 ounce Jetty Punch smoothie to anyone who walks in wearing flip flops Friday, June 18th. There are locations across the country, including one in Cedar Park.

Father’s Day Deals


Free frozen yogurt


Just like they did for Mother’s Day, TCBY is giving Dad’s a free Cone or Cup at participating TCBY locations on Father’s Day, 6/20/10.  Check your local TCBY to see if they are participating.

Chance to win free dinner for a year

The Outback has a pretty cool promotion going on in honor of Father’s Day. Upload a picture of your dad on the Outback Facebook fan page by Wednesday, June 16th and earn a chance to win Free Outback for a year at their local Outback Steakhouse. One dad from every Outback will win two $25 vouchers a month for an entire year. Thanks to Anna-Marie for the tip.

Free float

Make a Father’s Day card on the Denny’s Facebook page, bring it in and get a free float between June 20 and June 27.


Free breakfast

Bring dad to IKEA Sunday, June 22nd and he’ll get breakfast and coffee free.


Free Bootcamp


Work it Warriors is offering people one free bootcamp session. Then any of the folks who come back and pay to attend a bootcamp session, if the group can get ten paying customers, Work it Warriors will donate 25 percent of the money to a charity the participants select. Thanks to Paul for letting me know.

The classes are at Pease Park (1100 Kingsbury) Tuesday and Thursday from 5:30pm to 6:30pm. And at Northwest District Park (Ardath Street and Albata Avenue) Tuesday and Thursday from 7am to 8am.

Free concert

The Austin Symphonic Band is putting on a free concert at the Zilker Hillside Theater Sunday, June 20 7:30pm.

Free breakfast

Whataburger is giving away free breakfast sandwiches Tuesday, June 22nd at a number of stores from 7am to 10am. They’re calling it breakfast on a bun.

 Free music downloads

Amazon.com is offering free Hotel Carolina 2010 music downloads.

They’re also continuing their promotion of having 100 albums to download for $5. You’ll find artists like Kings of Leon, Daughtry and John Mayer.