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Post Christmas Deals of the Week

Post Christmas Deals of the Week

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by Terri Gruca

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Posted on December 30, 2012 at 2:30 PM

This week you'll find lots of freebies and some family fun. Enjoy!


If you haven’t visited the Zilker Holiday Tree just yet, you have until December 31st to do so. It opens nightly at 6pm until midnight.

The Four Seasons Gingerbread village is also still on display through January 1stIt’s an amazing display of Austin’s eclectic side.

Students from several local universities have also decorated the windows of some of the 2nd Street District businesses. It’s a fun stroll and they’ll be on display through January 2nd.

There are also nightly light displays that take place along 6th street and at the state capitol through January 6th

Marble Falls Walkway of lights continues through January 1st as well. The display lights up each night from 6 to 10pm. 

San Antonio’s holiday lights on the River Walk also remail lit through January 6th

The Alamo Drafthouse is offering some free screenings though its kids club for little ones age 3 and up through December 27th. Be sure to check your local theater for times and movies. 

Ulta is giving away free $5 gift certificates to the first 100 customers at each store Wednesday 12/26. Stores open at 8am.

There are loads of free MP3 songs you can download on Amazon.com including a selection of 150 songs just for kids.

For a limited time CarFax is offering its app free to help you view your vehicle service history. It also alerts you to upcoming service you may need and lets you know about recalls and helps you find trusted service shops.

Free Car Seat Safety Checks

Scott & White and Texans in Motion are once again offering several free car seat safety checks in January. You need to call ahead to make a reservation for most of them:

·          01/08/13 - Seton Medical Center Hays; 10am – 1pm; 6001 Kyle Parkway, Kyle – 78640; (512) 336-3423.

·         01/09/13 - Baby Earth; 10am – 1pm; 106 E. Old Settlers Blvd., Round Rock – 78664; (512) 600-7050

·         01/15/13 - Steiner Ranch Fire Station; 10am – 1pm; 3048 Steiner Ranch Blvd., Austin – 78726; 512-336-3423.

·         01/16/13 - Marble Falls EMS Station; 10am – 1pm; 609 Industrial Blvd., Marble Falls - 78654; (830) 693-7277.

·         01/17/13 - Lockhart EMS Station; 10am – 1pm; 1914 W. San Antonio St., Lockhart – 78644; (512) 336-3423.

·         01/12/13- Johnson City Check-up; 11am- 1pm; 105 No. LBJ Dr., Johnson City – 78636; (512) 336-3423; No Appointment Necessary.

·         01/24/13 - Leander Central Fire Station; 10am – 1pm; 201 Brushy St. No., Leander – 78641; (512) 259-9010


After Christmas sales

Deal News.com has put together an entire guide for you on what to expect for the post Christmas sales, including a look at the best things to buy right after Christmas.