Denver Deal: IKEA Friendship Day, Free Children’s Museum and More
Thank you to all of you who voted for me on the voice over talent contest. Apparently, I lost the popular vote (I came in 4th) but this became a lesson for me. I am still proud that I tried out and that I made it as far as I did. I got to show my kids that no matter if you win or lose, you still have to TRY.
Sam’s Club is offering free Health Screenings on Saturday, March 9 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Screenings include common allergies (it is allergy month), BMI (Body Mass Index), Blood Pressure and Vision Screenings.
ArenaCross is exciting as dirt bikes race around the track flying high and kicking up dirt. Fun for everyone! ArenaCross comes to the Denver Coliseum March 14-17. Kids tickets are always just $10 – but MHM readers can get an extra $5 off adult tickets with promo code: AXFFA (No double discounts. Not valid on Gold Circle Seats. Offer Expires March 14. Not valid for Sunday amateur day. All tickets are $2 more on day of show. Kids 2-12 years old. Service charges and handling fees apply).
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Each week, Vickie Heath publishes a Sales Insider. Here are some of her finds:
Fun on Fillmore
Contemporary gift retailer Swoozie’s is celebrating its one-year anniversary with a storewide 20 percent discount through March 11. Shoppers will find a fun and eclectic mix of stationery, books, countless things to personalize, hostess gifts, baby presents, party favors and more. 589 Fillmore St., 720-328-7195, swoozies.com
Hey mom, mom, mom…
The semiannual Mothers of Multiples Society (MOMS) Sale is 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday. Hundreds of families have donated gently used toys, clothes, furniture, books, high chairs, strollers and more. Savings are 50 to 90 percent off retail prices. Admission is $1. A portion of the proceeds are used for MOMS Community Outreach programs. Shoppers are encouraged to bring a bag or tote to carry their items. MOMS has also partnered with the Douglas County Sheriff’s Department to offer a free car seat safety clinic. Registered expectant parents are invited at 8 a.m. Douglas County Events Center, 500 Fairgrounds Road, Castle Rock, mothersofmultiples.com
IKEA hosts its second annual BYOF Day on Saturday. The purpose of Bring Your Own Friends is for IKEA to thank its customers (and their friends) with in-store activities, food, seminars, giveaways and more. It’s part of the IKEA Life Improvement Project, a national program designed to offer inspiration and suggestions. Visit the website and RSVP through Facebook. Special offers may also be printed to use in the store on Saturday. For each RSVP, IKEA will donate $1 to Save the Children’s Early Steps for School Success, up to $25,000. 9800 E. IKEA Way, Centennial, 888-888-4532, ikea.com
Tagawa Gardens is the place to get a fast flower fix. The Denver Orchid Society Spring Show & Sale is 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday and Sunday. Hundreds of plants will be for sale and proceeds benefit the Society. Come back the following weekend for the Rocky Mountain African Violet Council Show & Sale, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. March 16-17. Learn the tips for growing these flowers from society members. Accessories and supplies will also be available. Call or visit the website to check out Tagawa’s ongoing gardening class and workshop schedule. 7711 Parker Road, Centennial, 303-690-4722, tagawagardens.com
Free days this week
Tuesday: Children’s Museum of Denver, 4-8 p.m., mychildsmuseum.org
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