Today, Nov. 3, is National Sandwich Day! And Subway is celebrating: come in to any of their stores today and buy a sub and a 32-ounce drink, and you’ll receive another sub free. The free sub must be of equal or lesser value to the first one.Subscribe to FW on the Cheap by e-mail and become a fan on Facebook.
From now through Nov. 6, you can print a coupon to receive a free Express Lunch or Dinner when you buy one at Romano’s Macaroni Grill. These dishes are always served super-fast (within 7 minutes for lunch and 9 for dinner) so you can enjoy good food, even in a hurry. The coupon isn’t valid on any other items or with any other promotions.Subscribe to FW on the Cheap by e-mail and become a fan on Facebook.
Outback Steakhouse has some great coupons available right now: $5 off any two dinner entrees or $4 off any two lunch entrees. These discounts are good through Sunday, Oct. 18. You can also get $2.50 off a single dinner entree, or $2 off one lunch entree, with the coupon as well. The coupons aren’t good with other discounts like No Worries Wednesday.Subscribe to FW on the Cheap by e-mail and become a fan on Facebook.
Just a reminder that Wednesday, Oct. 14 is the latest installment of Bands on the Bricks, a weekly free live music series that takes place in Sundance Square from 5:30 to 7 p.m. The featured band this week is The Inspiration Band. Bring a lawn chair or blanket for comfort; however, patrons are asked to leave coolers and outside food or drink at home, and patronize Sundance Square businesses instead for refreshments. Adult beverages will be for sale on-site.Subscribe to FW on the Cheap by e-mail and become a fan on Facebook.
LEGO fans in the house? Then pick up this deal available today from Groupon – $18 for one general admission ticket to the BrickUniverse LEGO Convention in Irving. This is a $30 value! The convention, which takes place Nov. 14-15 at the Irving Convention Center, is a LEGO extravaganza that brings fans together with professional builders, LEGO exhibits, seminars, games, and hands-on play stations such as The Challenge Zone and The Building Zone. Build whatever LEGO creations you want, with thousands of available bricks, and compete against other builders in timed challenges. The Groupon deal will get you one day’s admission.
Check out all the details here. There is a limit of 8 Groupon deals per person – enough to take the whole family! Redeem the voucher on the day of the event for a ticket at the box office.
The Irving Convention Center is at 500 W. Las Colinas Blvd.
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On Saturday, Oct. 17, the Kimbell Art Museum will host Bella Italia, a free family-friendly festival, from 1-4 p.m. This fun afternoon event for all ages features art-making activities, gallery tours, and live performances inspired by Italian masterpieces. Children’s films are made possible by the Lone Star Film Society.
The Kimbell Art Museum is at 3333 Camp Bowie Blvd. in Fort Worth.
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Kids bored? Give them something creative to do with Kiwi Crate, a service that sends craft and activity boxes for kids of all ages right to your doorstep. Right now, Kiwi Crate is offering a free trial crate for new customers – simply visit their site and pick your crate, then pay a shipping fee of $4.95 to get your first box! Crates offered include:
Koala Crate: Koala Crate gives preschoolers (3-4 yr olds) exposure to new materials, tools, techniques, and concepts that encourage hands-on learning and fun in a developmentally appropriate way. Inside each Koala Crate you’ll find creative materials for multiple play and learn activities, a parent guide, and our imagine! magazine created especially for kids.
Kiwi Crate: Kiwi Crate is designed for kids 5-8, and was built out of a passion for hands-on fun that encourages creativity and curiosity. Inside each Kiwi Crate you’ll receive materials for activities covering art, science, games, and imaginative play. You’ll also find detailed instructions for all the projects, plus explore! a magazine, which provides bonus articles and DIY activities about the month’s theme, to extend the learning and fun.
Tinker Crate: Tinker Crate introduces 9-16 year olds to STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Math) through fun educational activities. Each Tinker Crate comes with all the materials needed for building the project, instructional video and blueprint with step by step instructions, as well as a Tinker Zine with additional science experiments and activities.
Doodle Crate: Doodle Crate inspires 9-16 year olds to learn new design skills and gain creative confidence through making. All Doodle Crates come with high quality materials needed to create each DIY project, a video tutorial, and easy to follow instructions on a new art or design technique.
Each crate contains all the materials needed to complete one hands-on project. See the details here and get yours today! If you don’t like your introductory crate, cancel anytime with no obligation. The offer is only good through October.Subscribe to FW on the Cheap by e-mail and become a fan on Facebook.
On Wednesday, Oct. 14, Rainforest Cafe in Grapevine will host Cha! Cha!’s Birthday Bash beginning at 5 p.m. During this event, kids will enjoy plenty of activities including fun games, raffles, prizes, and much more. Party goers will also receive a Wild Bunch Goodie Bag and enjoy a free dessert. Kids 10 and under can receive kids’ meals for just $2.99, too.
This will be a popular event, so be sure to RSVP to the restaurant at 972-539-5001 to reserve your spot. Rainforest Cafe is at 3000 Grapevine Mills Parkway, inside Grapevine Mills Mall.
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For only two days – Oct. 10 and 11 - Shutterfly is offering all customers their choice of 4 free gifts! Pick from one 16×20 print, two 8×10 prints, a magnet, or a reusable shopping bag. Enter the code PICKONE at checkout to get the special offer. You’ll still pay a small amount for shipping on your freebie. But in addition to the free item, you’re also entitled to 50 percent off additional prints, reusable shopping bags, and magnets.
See your gift choices here and get started on your order before the offer expires!Subscribe to FW on the Cheap by e-mail and become a fan on Facebook.