Weekend Entertainment, Restaurant & Retail Round-Up (+ Tax Free Shopping Weekend for CT!)

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With Back to School sales upon us, you may be interested in checking out when your select state is offering Tax Free Weekend! If you live in Connecticut this is the tax-free shopping weekend for you (note that tax-free shopping ends Saturday for you)! Head on over here to check out the details for your specific area.


*American Girl
Throughout the month of August at various locations, girls ages 8 and up can participate in various FREE events. Head over here to see the full list of dates and participating locations as well as a phone number to make reservations.

*Bank of America
Bank of America customers get FREE admission to participating museums, science centers, botanical gardens, and more on the first full weekend of every month – just by presenting your card and photo id.

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*Barnes & Noble
Head to Barnes & Noble for Hometown Hero Storytime Featuring Cars and Trucks and Things That Go on Saturday August 23rd or Back-to-School Storytime Featuring Peanut Butter and Cupcake on Tuesday, August 26that 11am. Find your nearest location here.

*Brunswick Zone
Throughout the month of August, bowl for 50 cents at a Brunzwick Zone to raise money for America’s veterans. Dates and times for Brunswick Bowl for Freedom vary by location.

*Chuck E. Cheese
Go here to print various coupons for your area. Also, check out their printable Rewards Calendars. Take the completed calendars to Chuck E. Cheese and receive 10 free tokens as a reward.

*Disney Store
The Disney Store is having their “Summer Play Days” and having fun-filled events each day through September 1st, including Art of Animation, Trivia Time, Story Time, and Showtime. Also, you can stop by every week to receive a character button. Go here for more details.

(To see the rest of the deals, click the link below “Read More / Post Your Comments”.)

*Home Depot
On September 6th, attend the FREE Kids hands-on workshop where kids can build a Build a Wizard of Oz TM Birdhouse. Be sure to register now as spaces are limited.

*Lakeshore Learning Store
On Saturday, August 23rd from 11AM-3PM, kids can make a FREE Silly Face Magnetic Note Holder! Go here for more details.

*Lowes Build & Grow
Attend the various Build and Grow Clinics in August at 10AM. Go here for a list of upcoming clinics. Registration opens a few weeks before each clinic’s date.

Attend various Kids Club events for only $2 per child. Sessions start every half hour from 10AM-11:30AM. Go here for details.

*Microsoft Retail Stores
Through August 29th, Microsoft retail stores are hosting FREE YouthSpark Summer Camps for kids ages 8-13 throughout. Go here for more details.

*Remington College
In order to make the “Back to School” process easier, Remington College (which has 13 different campus locations) is holding their annual event called Cuts for Kids. All of their campuses with Cosmetology programs are offering up FREE hair cuts for children 17 and under through the entire month of August. Plus, anyone who brings in any sort of school supplies to donate (such as binders, pencils, pens etc.) will score a FREE haircut, manicure, or pedicure! Check out the participating campuses by clicking here.

*Sam’s Club
On September 13th, Sam’s Club is offering Diabetes Awareness Health Screenings. Go here to find your nearest location.

(Thanks, Free Stuff Times!)

Restaurant Deals:

*Blimpie Subs
Go here to print a coupon valid for a FREE Regular Sub with Purchase of a Regular Sub and Drink.

*Boston Market
Go here to print a FREE Kids Meal coupon with the Purchase of any Individual Meal, valid thru August 31st.

*Carl’s Jr.
Go here to print various coupons.

Join the Chili’s email club for FREE Chips & Salsa or Guacamole or Queso with the Purchase of an Adult Entree.

Join Club Cinnabon for a coupon good for one FREE MINIBON cinnamon roll at participating bakeries.

*Del Taco
Go here to print various coupons.

*Einstein Bros Bagels
Join Einstein Bros Bagels’ E-Club and receive a FREE Bagel & Shmear.

*Hardee’s Restaurant
Go here to print a coupon for a FREE Texas size BBQ Thickburger on a Fresh Baked Bun when you buy one (valid Monday, August 25th only) and $1 Off Any Texas Size BBQ Thickburgers Combo, valid thru September 7th. Also, check out their Facebook page to select various coupons.

*Hess Express
Register for the Hess Express app and grab a FREE 11oz bottle of Starbucks iced coffee.

*Honeybaked Ham
Go here and enter your location for various coupons.

Go here to print various coupons, valid thru 8/31.

*Jack In The Box
Print a coupon for a FREE Breakfast Burrito with Purchase of a Large Iced or Hot Coffee, valid thru 8/25.

*Olive Garden
When you purchase 1 entree (dine-in only), you can take one home for FREE – NO coupon needed! Better yet, you’ll also score a FREE Redbox code (on your receipt) – just text your check number to 727272 to get your code, which will be valid for a FREE 1-night Blu-ray or DVD rental! Sweet! More details here.

*Papa John’s 
Sign up for Papa’s E-mail and Text Offers to receive a FREE Chocolate Chip Cookie or Cinnapie with the purchase of any large specialty pizza at regular menu price.

*Peet’s Coffee & Tea
Go here to print a $1 off Any Beverage after 12 pm coupon, valid thru 8/26.

*Pizza Hut
Head on over here, click on the Start Your Order button and enter one of the promo codes (listed below) in the appropriate box – found in the upper right corner.

* VISA5 – $5 off a $25 or more online order when you pay with your Visa card
* TEOMED3T6 – medium 3-topping pizza for only $6
* CX – 1 large pizza, 1 side, and a 2 liter for only $15

Get a Large 2-Topping Pizza for $7.99 when you order online for pick-up.

Join the Pretzelmaker Fan Club and receive a coupon in your inbox good for a FREE Pretzel!

*Red Robin
For a limited time, you can purchase a $25 Limited Edition Red Robin Gift Card (in store or online) and you’ll snag a FREE movie code to see Hercules (up to a $12 value). Plus, you can head over here to enter to win 5 luxurious nights for two in Honolulu in the Rainbow Tower at the Hilton Hawaiian Village Waikiki Beach Resort, where they filmed the movie!

Through August 25th, head over to the Sbarro Facebook page and click on the Back to School Giveaway tab to enter to win a $1,000 Visa Gift Card or one of two $500 Visa Gift Cards. Plus, after you enter, you’ll snag a coupon valid for Buy 1 Combo Meal and Get 1 Free, valid thru 9/8.

Go here to sign up for the SmashClub to receive offers in your inbox.

*Sonic Drive-In
Don’t forget! Through September 1st, participating Sonic Drive-Ins are offering up 1/2 price Ice Cream Shakes after 8PM every evening.

*Steak Escape
Head here to print various coupons, valid thru 9/30.

Enter the Galaxy of Fresh sweeps for a chance to win subs, movie tickets and more thru August 31st.

*Taco Bueno
Taco Bueno is giving away 30,000 tacos! Give a friend a Tex-Mex Intervention and you’ll both get a FREE Taco. Start the Intervention here.

*Taco Time
Go to Taco Time’s Facebook page to get a FREE Combo Meal upgrade with Any Purchase coupon, valid thru 9/2.

*T.G.I. Friday’s
Enjoy Endless Appetizers for $10 at participating restaurants for a limited time only.

*White Castle
Go here to print a coupon for Buy 1, Get 1 FREE any Castle Combo Meal, valid through 9/20.

(Thanks, Brandice, Freebie Radar, & Smart Couponing!)

Retail Coupons & Deals:

*Ace Hardware
 Receive $10 Off a $75 purchase plus FREE Store Pickup with code AUG10 online, valid thru 8/24.

*AVEDA Salon
Go here to print a coupon for a FREE invati 3-step system sample pack, valid thru 9/30/14. Also, experience a FREE invati Treatment for Thinning Hair with your next AVEDA haircut or shampoo style.

Head here for their Clearance event, available in-store and online.

*Bath and Body Works
Select stores are offering up a FREE Travel Mug with $40 purchase ($15 value!) – in store only. Bath and Body Works is introducing First Look. Be the first to sample their newest fragrance collections and receive exclusive offers and fun surprises. Go here to participate.

*Dollar General
On 8/23 only, get $5 off your $25 purchase with the coupon found here.

*Famous Footwear
If you’re looking for a great deal on new shoes for back to school, head on over here to print a coupon valid for 15% off your ENTIRE purchase at Famous Footwear (valid thru 8/24!). Even sweeter, if you’re a Rewards Member (it’s FREE!), you can save 20% off with this coupon! OR, you can also shop online to score 15% off with promo code SHOP29 or Reward Members can save 20% with code SCHOOL92.

*Hobby Lobby
Go here to print a coupon valid for 40% off a regular-priced item, valid through August 23rd.

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Stop by the Style Xpress Bar for a quick touch up and receive a FREE CHI Silk Infusion or CHI Keratin Silk Infusion, while supplies last. They are also offering $10 Kids’ Cuts through September 6th for children in Kindergarten thru 6th Grade.

*Jo-Ann Fabric
Go here to print coupons valid for 30% off one regular priced item and 60% off your entire custom framing order. You’ll also receive a code for $1.99 flat rate shipping with an online purchase, valid thru August 23rd.

*Kelly-Moore Paints
Go here to print a coupon for a FREE quart of Kelly-Moore paint.

Head on over to Kohls.com and click on the red “Get Your Pass” button to print a coupon valid for 15% off in-store and online, valid thru August 27th.

coupons good for 5% off your grocery and health & beauty care purchase, 15% off your general merchandise purchase, and 20% off your apparel purchase (excluding sporting goods department)! – See more at: http://www.freebiefindingmom.com/meijer-mperks-coupon/#sthash.0U1qaOCl.dpuf
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Print various coupons valid through August 23rd, including a 40% Off Any Regular Price Item.

*Old Navy
Today only, head over to your local Old Navy store where you can score Adult Jeans for $15 and Kids and Baby Jeans for $8. Note that this Jeans sale applies to select styles and colors only. Also note that you must use your Old Navy, GAP, or Banana Republic card to shop this sale today, August 22nd.

Craftsman Club members can receive a FREE 9/16″ Craftsman Wrench by taking a wrench of another brand to your local Sears Store, valid thru 8/30.

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Every Friday in August, receive a FREE 1oz Chai with a $20 purchase in-store. Use code CHAIDAYS to receive a FREE 2oz Caramel Chai with a $40 purchase online. Go here for more details.

*The Children’s Place
Head here and click on the PRINT link at top of site to score a 25% off Savings Pass. Plus, now through September 1st, for every $20+ purchase you make at participating The Children’s Place retail stores or online, you will receive $10 PLACE cash to use toward your next purchase of $20 or more at any The Children’s Place retail store location or online from September 16th through September 29th, 2014.

*The Home Depot
Join The Home Depot’s Promo Text Program to receive $5 off your purchase of $50 or more.

Go here to print a $3.50 off ANY $10 purchase coupon, valid through August 30th.

*Victoria’s Secret
On August 23rd and 24th only, get a FREE Beauty Carryall ($30 Value) with $60 beauty purchase in-store or online with promo code BEAUTY60. Beauty products shown above are NOT included in bag.

*Yankee Candle
Head here to Save $20 on your purchase of $45 or more, valid thru 9/1.

(Thanks, Pooja and Free Stuff Times!)

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