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Denver Deal: Couponing Workshop, Volunteer Opportunity, Mom’s Day Freebies and more

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I think part of the excitement of ordering items online is the absolute thrill of waiting for it to arrive. Months ago, the kids went online and ordered KEEN shoes. They finally arrived. The excitement in our house was like the kids had just received Christmas presents in April! My daughter, who at 10 years old, doesn’t usually get too excited about much – actually screamed a little when the shoes arrived. We had to try them on immediately and I had to sing the silly “brand new shoes song.” (Yeah, we have a song for when we get new shoes – doesn’t everyone?).  We are all excited to try the shoes out on one of our hikes this next weekend! But why didn’t I think if mail-ordering shoes before now?!?!?

Free Days

May 5
Colorado Railroad Museum
Denver Art Museum

May 6
Boulder History Museum
Denver Museum of Nature and Science

Free for Moms Day

Mother’s Day is Sunday, May 13th – but I am already seeing some great Mother’s Day Freebies. TCBY has a sign up that says “Mom’s eat free” and at Tokyo Joe’s when you purchase a bowl Mom gets her choice of a regular bowl, 8 piece sushi or a big salad and a fountain drink.  I’ll post more next week – but if you see any please email me.

Extreme-couponing workshop
Highlands Ranch resident and blogger Jennie Sanford has gained notoriety for her approach to bargain hunting (it has cut her grocery bill in half). She shares her tips on her website Bargain Blessings but if you want to learn more, at 10 a.m. on Saturday she will lead a Grocery Savings Workshop at South Suburban Christan Church, 7275 S. Broadway, Littleton. The workshop is $10 and will cover strategic shopping, realistic couponing and “meal planning made simple.” To RSVP, visit

Frontier Airlines Sale

In signing up to receive emails from the airline, consumers will get a special code for 25% off holiday travel to and from Denver for travel during the 11/1/12 to 1/4/13 timeframe. Act quickly on the savings, as the sale ends on May 7 at 11:59 pm eastern. Here is the link to sign-up so you can receive the code: *There are a few conditions that apply.

Comedy Works South
Comedy Works South  has fun for the family in mind. In addition to running the Sunday Ultimate Family Game Show competition they have now introduced more family fun: “The Kid’s Got Talent,” a search for Colorado’s most talented kids. This competition encourages kids up to age 17 to show off their natural talent in Music, Dance, Song, Comedy, Magic and Cool Tricks! Preliminaries will be June 6, 13, and 20 with the Finals being June 27th! All solo, duos, and groups are welcome! A limited number of applications will be accepted to perform on stage LIVE at Comedy Works South.

Harkins Northfield Theater Summer Pass

Once again Harkins Northfield Theater in Stapleton is offering the summer pass. The pass allows you to see movies all summer long for just 50 cents each! This year’s Summer Movie Fun series will include popular children’s movies liek Puss in Boots, Rio, Alvin and the Chipmunks, Kung Fu Panda 2 and The Smurfs. Purchase  your season tickets now – let the movies begin on May 28th!

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