Friday
Mar082013

Atlanta Family-Fun Deals: 03-08-13

Spring is right around the corner! This weekend we change our clocks, and although we’ll “lose” an hour of sleep, we’ll gain more daylight! Soak up that extra sun and enjoy a longer afternoon of activities with your family. This weekend we celebrate teachers and kick-off fun with the Easter bunny!

Teacher Appreciation Day at the High Museum

Saturday, March 9, the High celebrates teachers by offering FREE admission for educators and a guest. Museum hours are 10am-5pm. Teachers must show valid ID to receive free admission.

Educator Appreciation Day at Zoo Atlanta

Zoo Atlanta welcomes educators and their families on Saturday, March 9 to their biannual Educator Appreciation Day sponsored by Macy’s. Educators receive FREE admission (I.D. required) and $2 off admission for guests. Advance registration is recommended.

Turtle Tours at Heritage Sandy Springs Museum

Visit the Heritage Sandy Springs Museum on Saturday, March 9 for an educational program designed for kids ages 2-5. Program will feature stories, crafts and a visit from the museum mascots to get kids excited about history. Turtle Tours is held at 11 am. Program is FREE, but donations are encouraged.

Breakfast with the Easter Bunny

Visit the Mall of Georgia on Saturday, March 9 from 8:30 am-10 am for breakfast with the Easter bunny! Breakfast will be provided by Chick-fil-a, and kids will enjoy a story and other activities with the Easter bunny. FREE for Kidgits club members; $5 for non-members; includes a year of activities.

Buckhead Restaurant Week

This Saturday begins Buckhead restaurant week, running through March 17. Enjoy a sampling of the city’s best restaurants at a discount. Specially priced menus are available for lunch, dinner and brunch. Make your reservations today!

FREE Kids Clinic at Lowe’s

Visit Lowe’s on Saturday, March 9 at 10am where kids get to work on their own project to keep and also receive a free apron, goggles and patch. This week, the Monster Jam truck is back and kids will work on a kit featuring Monster Mutt!

50% off tickets to Harlem Globetrotters via Sweetjack

The Harlem Globetrotters will be performing at Philips Arena on March 16 at 1 pm and at the Gwinnett Center at 7:30 pm. Discount code SWEETJACK is valid until March 14.

Tickets to Mary Poppins via Goldstar

Tickets for shows available on April 2, 3 and 4 at 8 pm

NEW Coupons, Discounts and Special Offers Page

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Ongoing Deals from Previous Frugal Fridays

Did you MISS some of these previously mentioned deals! No worries, we’ll highlight them here for you:

Ongoing Discounts for Military Families - attractions such as Zoo Atlanta, LEGOLAND Discovery Center Atlanta, and Inside CNN Studio tour offer year-round discounts with valid military IDs.

Free Craft at Lakeshore Learning - Every Saturday from 11-3, kids can enjoy making a free craft. This Saturday, kids get to explore temperature and weather and make their own thermometer.

Friday
Feb222013

Atlanta Family-Fun Deals: 2-22-2013

Although the colder temperatures may be around for a bit longer, now is the time to start thinking and planning for springtime! I know a lot of families are already making plans for spring break and day camps. When making those plans, don’t forget about all of the cool things our city has to offer. Why not plan a special day to explore a new area or do something you’ve always wanted to try but haven’t yet? Here are some ideas to get you thinking!

Black History Month Parade

This Saturday, February 23, 12pm-2pm. The parade will kick off in the historic Sweet Auburn district in downtown Atlanta and continue to Underground Atlanta. Live entertainment, performers, food and family fun will take place at the end of the parade route.

Teacher Appreciation Day at the High Museum

Saturday, February 23, the High celebrates teachers by offering FREE admission for educators and a guest. Museum hours are 10am-5pm. Teachers must show valid ID to receive free admission.

Great British Car Fayre

FREE family fun this Saturday, February 23 in downtown Alpharetta. British cars of all shapes and sizes will be featured, including the original Lotus Esprit driven by James Bond (Roger Moore) in the movie, “The Spy Who Loved Me”. Event is from 10am-2pm.

FREE Kids Clinic at Lowe’s

Visit Lowe’s on Saturday, February 23 at 10am where kids get to work on their own project to keep and also receive a free apron, goggles and patch. This week, kids will work on building their own Monster Jam truck.

Puppetpalooza at the Academy Theatre in Avondale Estates

Family event on Saturday, February 23 at 11 am; featuring a puppet variety show from the Atlanta Puppetry Guild. Some of the area’s best puppeteers will be performing and leading games for children and parents. Tickets available from Goldstar for only $5.

NEW Coupons, Discounts and Special Offers Page

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Ongoing Deals from Previous Frugal Fridays

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B1G1 FREE Circus Tickets & other discounts - Ringling Brothers and Barnum & Bailey Circus will be in the Atlanta and Duluth areas from February 13 - March 3, 2013. Find out how to get special opening night offers and B1G1 Free tickets.

FREE Events at Underground Atlanta celebrating Black History Month - Special month long programming.

Center for Puppetry Arts Presents The Adventures of Mighty Bug Tickets range are $8.25 and good for select performances through March 1, 2013. See our "Nutshell" review for more info.

Ongoing Discounts for Military Families - attractions such as Zoo Atlanta, LEGOLAND Discovery Center Atlanta, and Inside CNN Studio tour offer year-round discounts with valid military IDs.

FREE admission to Callaway Gardens - From January 1 - February 28, 2013 enjoy complimentary WEEKDAY admission to the gardens. Callaway can be done as a one-day road trip, but really has it’s magic rooted in a perfect overnight getaway for Atlantans. This ever changing environment has activities for the entire family. Check their website and calendar of activities for more information.

Free Craft at Lakeshore Learning - Every Saturday from 11-3, kids can enjoy making a free craft. This Saturday, kids get to explore temperature and weather and make their own thermometer.

Friday
Feb082013

Atlanta Family Adventure Deals: 02-08-13

It’s hard to tell if we should tuck in for another 6 weeks of winter or break out the short-sleeved shirts and sunblock. While the weather may leave us guessing, we won’t leave you wondering about what to do with the family this weekend. From FREE family fun to great deals on family shows and events, we have you covered.

 

FREE Family Fun at Room & Board

Take your kids to the Midtown Room & Board store on Saturday, February 9 for an exclusive book reading. FREE storytime and crafts from 10 am-12 pm. Atlanta author Katharine Kinney will be reading from her book “The Bee Good Fairy”. Kiddos will get to craft their own Fairy Homes out of mason jars to help them learn to "Bee" good all year long! RSVP for event here: BeeGood Event

FREE Family Day in Duluth

Visit the Jacqueline Casey Hudgens Center for the Arts on Saturday, February 9 for a FREE family day. Free admission all day; enjoy hands-on art activities for children and exhibits in celebration of Black History Month.

Kidgit’s Valentine Event at Mall of Georgia

Saturday, February 9, join the Simon Kidgit’s Club in the Nordstrom Court for special valentine fun and crafts. Hours are 1 pm-3 pm. A Kidgit’s membership is just $5 a year.

FREE Kids Clinic at Lowe’s

Join Lowe’s Build & Grow on Saturday, February 9 at 10 am for their free kids’ clinic. Kids get to work on a project to keep and receive an apron, goggles and patch. This week kiddos will build a Wheel of Love for Valentine’s Day.

NEW Coupons, Discounts and Special Offers Page

You don't have to wait until Friday to find ongoing special offers!


Ongoing Deals from Previous Frugal Fridays

Did you MISS some of these previously mentioned deals! No worries, we’ll highlight them here for you:

B1G1 FREE Circus Tickets & other discounts - Ringling Brothers and Barnum & Bailey Circus will be in the Atlanta and Duluth areas from February 13 - March 3, 2013. Find out how to get special opening night offers and B1G1 Free tickets.

FREE Events at Underground Atlanta celebrating Black History Month - Special month long programming.

Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Presents Dragons Tickets range in price $10.50-$22.50 (taxes may apply). Shows are February 14-18.

Yo Gabba Gabba! Live! Get the Sillies Out! Tickets range in price $16-$21 (taxes may apply). Show is February 21, 1:00 pm and 6:00 pm.

Ongoing Discounts for Military Families - attractions such as Zoo Atlanta, LEGOLAND Discovery Center Atlanta, and Inside CNN Studio tour offer year-round discounts with valid military IDs.

FREE admission to Callaway Gardens - From January 1 - February 28, 2013 enjoy complimentary WEEKDAY admission to the gardens. Callaway can be done as a one-day road trip, but really has it’s magic rooted in a perfect overnight getaway for Atlantans. This ever changing environment has activities for the entire family. Check their website and calendar of activities for more information.

Free Craft at Lakeshore Learning - Every Saturday from 11-3, kids can enjoy making a free craft. This Saturday, kids get to explore temperature and weather and make their own thermometer.

Friday
Feb012013

Atlanta Family Adventure Deals: 02-01-13

What month is it?? 70 degree weather, ice, and tornadoes all in a short period. Only means one thing...yep, it's February in Atlanta. We hope all our readers are safe and sound after this week's damaging storms. Our thoughts and prayers to all who were affected. When you are looking for frugal family activities, remember that service and generosity are always a wonderful bonding experience for the entire family. It is guaranteed to make you feel rich and thankful.

The Circus is coming to town: B1G1 Free and $15 ticket Opportunities

Ringling Brothers and Barnum & Bailey Circus is coming back to Atlanta Feb 13-March 3, with certain dates spanning times at both Philips Arena and The Arena at Gwinnett.

$15 Opening Night: Available for Wed, Feb 13 @7:30pm in Atlanta, and also Feb. 21 at 7:30pm performance in Duluth. Certain packages and multiple discount exclusions apply. See individual venues for more information.

B1G1 FREE: Must have a coupon to redeem offer. Coupons can be found at participating area Zaxby’s locations.

FREE Museum Admissions: Feb 2 & 3

Bank of America customers receive free admission to participating museums on the first full weekend of every month. Their Museums on Us program includes more than 150 participating museums NATIONWIDE. In Georgia these museums include: Tellus Science Museum, Atlanta History Center, & High Museum of Art.

FREE Events at Underground Atlanta to celebrate Black History Month

A Month of programming to celebrate Black History Month. Programs include exhibits, film screenings, and more.

Home Depot Kids’ Workshop

Build a valentine card holder this Saturday, February 2, from 9-12pm. FREE hands-on workshop for kids, ages 5-12. Kids receive an apron, pin and certificate of achievement.

 

NEW Coupons, Discounts and Special Offers Page

You don't have to wait until Friday to find ongoing special offers!


Ongoing Deals from Previous Frugal Fridays

Did you MISS some of these previously mentioned deals! No worries, we’ll highlight them here for you:

Medieval Times Deal - Receive one child’s admission for $9.95 with each full-priced adult admission purchased. Valid only at the Georgia castle for shows through 3/3/13. Enter code K9WEB at checkout.

Clifford The Big Red Dog Tickets are available for $9.75 (taxes may apply). Show is Saturday, February 2 at 11 am.

Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Presents Dragons Tickets range in price $10.50-$22.50 (taxes may apply). Shows are February 14-18.

Yo Gabba Gabba! Live! Get the Sillies Out! Tickets range in price $16-$21 (taxes may apply). Show is February 21, 1:00 pm and 6:00 pm.

Ongoing Discounts for Military Families - attractions such as Zoo Atlanta, LEGOLAND Discovery Center Atlanta, and Inside CNN Studio tour offer year-round discounts with valid military IDs.

FREE admission to Callaway Gardens - From January 1 - February 28, 2013 enjoy complimentary WEEKDAY admission to the gardens. Callaway can be done as a one-day road trip, but really has it’s magic rooted in a perfect overnight getaway for Atlantans. This ever changing environment has activities for the entire family. Check their website and calendar of activities for more information.

Free Craft at Lakeshore Learning - Every Saturday from 11-3, kids can enjoy making a free craft. This Saturday, kids get to explore temperature and weather and make their own thermometer.

Thursday
Jan242013

Atlanta Adventure Deals: 01-25-13

Brrr! It’s been a cold week and warmer temps aren’t supposed to return until early next week. We have some great indoor family activities to keep you warm but busy. So get out and enjoy some art and culture events in Atlanta this weekend!

Friday Art Activity- The Art Station- Big Shanty

Friday, January 25, celebrate Chinese New Year at The Art Station with their Shimmering Snakes Workshop. Hours are 3:30-5:00 pm; for ages 2-13. Cost is $5. Pre-registration is highly recommended, as space is limited.

FREE Admission to Fernbank Science Center- Bite Size Science Day

Saturday, January 26, take your little ones to Fernbank Science Center for Bite Size Science Day. They will enjoy special activities designed just for them! For ages 3-7, hours are 12pm-4pm.

Family Performance- Prokofiev’s Peter and the Wolf

Saturday, January 26 at Peachtree Road United Methodist Church. Learn about Peter and the Wolf in a concert designed for the young! Show is at 10 am; tickets for adults are $10, ages 5-12, $5, kids 5 and under are free. But family maximum is set at $20, so a great chance for your entire family to see a fun performance.

Children’s Museum of Atlanta Discounted Tickets via Half off Depot

Escape the cold and take your kids to this fun, hands-on learning environment. $6.35 for $12.75 towards the Children’s Museum of Atlanta.

SweetJack Discount for Flashdance the Musical at The Fox and Melting Pot Restaurant Certificate

Take your significant other out for an early Valentine’s Day date with this great offer from SweetJack. $42.50 buys you a ticket to Flashdance on February 5, 6 or 7, plus a $15 Melting Pot gift certificate.

Valentine’s Day Getaway- Villas by the Sea Resort & Conference Center, Jekyll Island, GA

Offered by Living Social, pay $83 for a one-night stay for two, and two tickets to board the Emerald Princess II Casino. Promotional value expires on March 31.

 

NEW Coupons, Discounts and Special Offers Page

You don't have to wait until Friday to find ongoing special offers!


Ongoing Deals from Previous Frugal Fridays

Did you MISS some of these previously mentioned deals! No worries, we’ll highlight them here for you:

Roswell Restaurant Week- Final Weekend A great opportunity for a date night, or maybe pick a family-friendly spot to enjoy with the whole family! Enjoy prix-fixed menus for lunch and dinner, over 20 restaurants are participating. A great way to try out a spot you’ve been curious about!

Medieval Times Deal - Receive one child’s admission for $9.95 with each full-priced adult admission purchased. Valid only at the Georgia castle for shows through 3/3/13. Enter code K9WEB at checkout.

Clifford The Big Red Dog Tickets are available for $9.75 (taxes may apply). Show is Saturday, February 2 at 11 am.

Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Presents Dragons Tickets range in price $10.50-$22.50 (taxes may apply). Shows are February 14-18.

Yo Gabba Gabba! Live! Get the Sillies Out! Tickets range in price $16-$21 (taxes may apply). Show is February 21, 1:00 pm and 6:00 pm.

Ongoing Discounts for Military Families - attractions such as Zoo Atlanta, LEGOLAND Discovery Center Atlanta, and Inside CNN Studio tour offer year-round discounts with valid military IDs.

FREE admission to Callaway Gardens - From January 1 - February 28, 2013 enjoy complimentary WEEKDAY admission to the gardens. Callaway can be done as a one-day road trip, but really has it’s magic rooted in a perfect overnight getaway for Atlantans. This ever changing environment has activities for the entire family. Check their website and calendar of activities for more information.

Free Craft at Lakeshore Learning - Every Saturday from 11-3, kids can enjoy making a free craft. This Saturday, kids get to explore temperature and weather and make their own thermometer.

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