Thursday, June 9, 2011

Living for the (FREE) Weekend in metro Detroit - June 10th - 12th

Flicker photo of Detroit Skyline by arya_stark
Here is a highlight of the FREE and low cost activities you can do this weekend in the metro Detroit area and beyond:

Start out the weekend right with a FREE bagel with cream cheese from Bruegger's Bagels. Just subscribe to their online newsletter called FRESH NEWS and they will send you a coupon for a FREE bagel and cream cheese. The coupon will be sent to your email address within minutes of registering for the newsletter.

The new kids movie "Judy Moody and the NOT Bummer Summer" opens in theaters on Friday. But is it any good?  Be sure to read my movie review before you spend your hard earned money.  And while you are reading the movie review, stay to play the FREE movie games and get the 3 FREE movie songs.

Friday is the last day to enter to win the $80 iGo Slim Laptop Wall Charger which is ultra-thin and works with almost any laptop from any standard wall outlet. This laptop charger weighs less than a pound and works with most popular laptops including Acer, Asus, Compaq, Dell, Gateway, HP, IBM, Lenovo, Samsung, Sony and Toshiba. HURRY because the giveaway ends at NOON!

The Steven Spielburg movie "Super 8" opens in theaters on Friday.  Be sure to read guest blogger Liz Parker movie review before you buy those movie tickets.

On Saturday be sure to take the kids to the FREE Panera Family Fun Day in Westland, MI. This FREE and FUN event is from 11 a.m. – 2 p.m. and children will participate in educational crafts, cookie decorating and reading activities. A local authors will be on-site reading her book to the kids. This Saturday, author Merybeth Dillion-Butler will read from her book Myrtle the Hurdler.  Marybeth will even be dressing up as a turtle!

Saturday is the last day to use the $3 off ANY PURCHASE coupon at Staples.  So if you get something for less than $3, your purchase will be FREE!  HOLLA!

On Saturday, the Huron-Clinton Metroparks will celebrate “Salute to America Appreciation Day” with FREE fireworks at Kensington Metropark, and FREE use of select facilities and special programs (including FREE Fishing) at all of their MetroParks.

On Saturday, "Salon Ray" in Farmington Hills and "Madison Bleu" in Birmingham will have FREE “Hooked on Hawthorne” Preview Parties where attendees will get to watch the first episode of the new season of Hawthrone staring Jada Smith and also receive FREE food and giveaways.  Make sure you RSVP so you can get your special gift bag.

Friday through Sunday is the FREE Sixth annual Chaldean Festival at the Southfield Civic Center.  Bring the whole family to this free admission event which is a celebration of Chaldean food, music and culture.

And on Sunday, skateboarding legend Tony Alva will be doing a FREE Meet and Greet at Modern Skate Park in Royal Oak at 4pm. This FREE event will feature live local bands, FREE barbecue and other special surprises. There is a $10 and a canned good donation for admission for those who want to skate at the park with Alva. Gleaners Food Bank will be taking donations of canned goods.

It's going to be hot outside this weekend, so you are going to need some refreshing drinks.  Use this coupon to get a buy-one, get one FREE large Mountain Dew at Arbys. Use this coupon to get $1 off McDonalds McCafe Frozen Strawberry Lemonade, Frappe, Real Fruit Smoothie.  And if you have an iPhone, download the GNC iPhone app and show the virtual coupon for a FREE Phenom Coconut Water from GNC. YUMMY!

Have a wonderful and blessed Memorial Day weekend,

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