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Frugal Family Finds: The "Freedom" Edition

From every yard and curbside let freedom ring and free deals reign.

Frugal Family Finds has found a three-day weekend and a yard full of neighbors is approaching fast. With no time to spare, deals on grilling food, patio furniture, sandals and sunglasses, and free music to liven things up are here to come to the rescue.  Want more? Check out more deals on sake, classes for kids, and a family-friendly musical.

1. The Bookstore – Glen Ellyn

The Deal-  The Bookstore is introducing summer classes for kids ages 5-12 including projects, experiments, games, and hands-on fun, inspired by activity books by Workman Publishers.  The hour-long classes include single topics about puppets, bugs, camping, mad scientists and nature. To register call (630) 469-2891, stop by the store, or justbook475@yahoo.com. The purchase of one $5 gift certificate per session per child is required. The gift certificate can be used to buy the activity book that will be used during this program.

 Offer Good: Through Jul. 15

2. Big Lots  – Naperville

 The Deal – Your patio furniture is sad, in fact your patio furniture is so sad that the anti-depressants have been determined ineffective. Cheer up sunshine and get your patio positively radiant for the holiday weekend. Save 30% off Patio Sets, Gazebos, Cushions, Umbrellas, and more. While you’re at it, continue savings-induced euphoria with $6 sunglasses and $5 sandals.

 Offer Good: Through Jul. 9

3. Urban Outfitters- Online and Shop at Oakbrook

 The Deal: No need to feign interest in the fashions of disaffected youth just go straight for the free stuff and get your five free downloadable songs every Monday from Urban Outfitters.  The retailer known for hipster clothes and lifestyle is also dishing out free music and playlists that will keep you oh-so in the know for no dough.

Offer Good: Limited Time Promotion

4. Broadway in Chicago - Chicago

The Deal: For cupcake lovers and readers of books to little girls everywhere you can buy a Family Four Pack of Tickets for $80 to go see the musical based on the popular book, “Pinkalicious.” Best suited for ages 3 and up, the musical is showing at the Broadway Playhouse at Water Tower Place..This offer is valid only for July 8-10 performances. Offer ends July 6 at 11:59pm. Not valid with any other offer or on previously purchased tickets. Subject to availability. Normal ticketing fees apply. Other restrictions may apply. Use Code: FAMILY when ordering.

Offer Good: Through Jul. 6

5. Target – Wheaton

The Deal: This week Target let’s you get good deals on the best backyard party brands around so you can even serve up a practice round before your backyard is filled to the brim with hungry mouths to feed. Enjoy 11.5 oz Doritos 2 for $4, $2.29 for a 12 pack of Coca-Cola products, $2.49 for 16 oz Ball Park Franks and $6.99 for 6 count frozen original Bubba burger. And to clean it all up- $10.49 for a 8-pk of Bounty giant roll paper towels.

Offer Good: Prices good thru Jul. 2

6. Sushi Mono  – Wheaton

The Deal – Move over hot dogs, there’s more than one food you can eat to celebrate independence day. Try some hot and tasty sweet potato fries with your sushi.  Enjoy free fries from 4:30PM to 6PM with purchase of any liquor.
 On Wednesday and Thursday sake bottle are 20% off. So start a new holiday tradition: sushi, sake and sweet potato fries- burgers are so blasé.

 Offer Good: This week only

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