Thursday, September 23, 2010

Living for the (FREE) Weekend in metro Detroit - September 24th - 26th

Diego Rivera Mural from the Detroit Institute of Art
Here is a highlight of the FREE activities you can do this weekend in the metro Detroit area and beyond:

Have you registered for the FREE International Freelancers Day Online Conference that will take place on Friday, September 24th? There will be 25 high profile speakers that will help teach how to make more money as a freelancer.  Check it out. Space is limited.

On Friday, lots of movies are coming out so be sure to read our movie reviews for You Again, Wall Street: Money Never Sleeps, and Legend of the Guardians: The Owls of Ga'Hoole  before you go.  And if you are seeing any of these movies at an Emagine Theater, be sure to print this coupon for a FREE small popcorn.

Can't make it out to the movies this weekend?  How about getting a FREE video courtesy of Blockbuster Express?  The code is good for a free movie rental through September 30th.

Did you know you can get a  FREE Panera Bagel for donating to "Feed Families In Knead" Food Drive? All 43 metro Detroit Panera Bread locations will collect breakfast items, including cereal, oatmeal and granola bars. The donations will benefit more than 30 emergency food providers located throughout the region. Emergency food providers in the area report that requests for food have grown by 20 percent in the past year. Each person to drop off an item will receive a coupon for a free Panera Bread bagel on their next visit. You can donate through Saturday, September 25th.

Head down to the Eastern Market on Saturday for the FREE "Taste of the Eastern Market" Cooking Series from 10am to noon.  Chef Michele Rastelli from Moo Moo's Vegetarian Cuisine the will be doing a cooking demo. Come on down for your FREE samples.  Click here for a "Taste of the Eastern Market" schedule for the rest of 2010.

Bring your child to the nearest Lowes on Saturday for Safety Saturday where all the kids will build a FREE safety related project.  The fun starts at 10am so be sure to RSVP.

On Saturday is the FREE Henry Ford Teacher Appreciation Day at The Henry Ford in Dearborn.  Educators will receive free admission to the Henry Ford Museum, Greenfield Village, the Ford Factory Tour and the Henry Ford Imax theater.  What a deal!

Also on Saturday is the FREE Smithsonian Magazine's 6th Annual Museum Day.  You can signup on the Smithsonian's website to get a FREE museum pass for one of many museums in Michigan including Meadow Brook Hall and the Air Zoo.

Don't forget about the FREE The 5th Annual Family History Festival at the Detroit Main Library on Saturday from 10am to 5pm.  Hear from experts in African American genealogy as well as local experts in tracing ancestors to using Google Earth in your research.

And on Sunday is the FREE MetroParent Education Expo at Detroit Institute of Art.  Families are welcome to enjoy FREE museum entrance, FREE activities, and receive the latest and greatest information on what’s new in education from over 65 exhibitors.

Have a wonderful and blessed weekend...

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