October 30, 2015
Free Burger Jones kids meal for kids in costume
Bring your kids ages 12 and under in their costumes to the Burger Jones in either Burnsville or Uptown for a free kids meal on October 30 and Halloween. Adults do need to accompany their children to the restaurant. A complete list of Halloween-related freebies is posted on pocketyourdollars.com.
Free printmaking at the Highpoint Center
Saturday, October 31 is free ink day at the Highpoint Center for Printmaking in Minneapolis. From noon to four p.m. you can learn how to carve and print blocks, plus make non-toxic prints to take home. The Highpoint Center hosts this event three times a year. There’s no registration necessary and all ages are welcome.
Free Ultimate Couponing Clinic
Pocket Your Dollars is speaking at next week’s freeÃ‚ Ultimate Couponing ClinicÃ‚ in Hopkins and it is totally free to attend. Pre-registration is required by completing this online form. The clinic will cover how to cut your grocery bill in half with an easy couponing system, the best time of year and month to buy groceries, as well as the best stores for saving. The event takes place next Wednesday, 11/4 from 6:30 p.m. – 8 p.m.
Free Duck Tales game
Introduce your kids to the fun of Disney’s Duck Tales game through an app offered for free through Amazon Underground.Ã‚ Reviewers say it’s the same game from your childhood, but it’s been digitally remastered with voices from the TV show added.
October 23, 2015
Free dental cleaning for kids
From 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday, kids ages 4-17 can get a free dental cleaning plus X-rays at Herzing University in Crystal on Saturday. You don’t need reservations and all assessments are first come, first serve, but a parent or legal guardian must be present. There are also free health screenings and tests available for adults. As you wait, there are fun activities and an obstacle course planned for the kids.
Free admission to the Bakken Museum
The Bakken Museum celebrates 40 years of science this Saturday with free admission. There will be birthday cake, special photo opportunities, and a chance to sign a birthday card for the founder of the museum. If you do attend, the museum asks you participate in a food drive by bringing one non-perishable food item per person.
Free pumpkin carving stencils
Need help giving your Jack-o’-lantern the perfect face? Download free stencils from the website Educents. Designs include a goofy grin or a harvest moon.
Free vegan cookbook
Natural food website Abe’s Market offers a free vegan cookbook, full of recipes for fall and for Halloween. There are recipes for breakfast, dessert, and everything in-between. You can download it from the Abe’s Market website.
October 16, 2015
Free After Rebate O-Cedar Scrubber Sponges
Buy a 2-pack of O-Cedar’s Scrunge Scrubber Sponge before the end of the year, then complete and submit this rebate form to get 100% of your purchase price back. O-Cedar products are sold at Amazon, Target, Walmart, Ace Hardware, Home Depot, Dot It Best Hardware and Walgreens.
Five Free mp3 Downloads Weekly
St. Paul Public Library and Hennepin County Library cardholders can download up to 5 free mp3s each week through the library’s partnership with a service called Freegal. The mp3s are yours to keep for personal, non-commercial use. All genres of music are available from PocketYourDollars Underwood to Elvis Presley to Mozart. To get your free downloads either install the Freegal app from iTunes or Google Play or access its website via the St. Paul Public Library or Hennpin County Library website.
Free Entrance to the Minnesota Children’s Museum
This Sunday, October 18 everybody gets into the MN Children’s Museum free of charge, no coupon required. The museum is open from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. For complete details visit MCM.org.
October 9, 2015
Bald and Free Day at Blue Plate Restaurants
Bald headed folks will enjoy a free meal at Blue Plate Restaurant Company locations on Wednesday, October 14. It’s nationwide Bald and Free Day so these local restaurants are offering a free meal, up to $15 value, for anyone with a chrome dome. Participating restaurants include The Freehouse, Three Squares Restaurant, Edina Grill, The Lowry, Longfellow Grill, Scusi, Groveland Tap, and Highland Grill.
Free Jazzercise Classes
Get free, unlimited access toÃ‚ Jazzercise classesÃ‚ for the month of October when you print and present the pass foundÃ‚ here. This pass is valid from now through 10/31, and only for those who haven’t attended a Jazzercise class in the past 6 months or longer. ClickÃ‚ hereÃ‚ to find a Jazzercise class near you.
$10 in Library Fines Cancelled
Students in grades 6-12 can have up to $10 in library fines cancelled from their Hennepin County Library account. To request your fee waiver either stop into a Hennepin County library or complete this online form.
October 2, 2015
Free Martha Stewart Living magazines
Get ready for the upcoming holiday season with advice with a subscription to Martha Stewart Living Magazine. Take a short survey about your breakfast habits and you’ll be signed up for a subscription. No credit card information required and this is not an auto-renewing subscription so there is no need to cancel.
Free watercolor paints
Try your hand at replicating fall colors in a landscape with free premium watercolor paints from Mijello. Receive a two-color sample pack of Mission Gold by filling out an online form and the samples will be shipped to you for free.
Free sculpture tour
As trees begin to show off their reds and golds, get outside of the Twin Cities this weekend to enjoy a free tour of the Franconia Sculpture Park. Meet your tour guide on Sunday at 2 p.m. at the silver information booth in the main parking lot to visit the outdoor artists’ studio, chat with resident artists, and learn about the art.
Free plaid tote bag from Target
If you are a Target RedCard holder, you can stop by your local Target starting on Sunday, October 4th to receive a free tote bag. Target is giving the trendy red plaid bag to RedCard members as a ‘thank you’.
September 25, 2015
Free shredding events around the Metro
Doing some fall cleaning? Get rid of your unwanted personal and financial documents on Saturday morning from 9am-12pm at free shred events offered at select U.S. Federal Credit Union locations around the metro. You can bring up to two boxes of papers or CDs and have them shredded safely and securely, for free. Locations include Bloomington, Burnsville, Lakeville, Fridley and Minneapolis. Check out the U.S. Federal Credit Union website for details.
Free house cleaning for new moms
Pass along this next tidbit to any exhausted, tired new parents. CleanerB cleaning service is offering 2 free hours of house cleaning for new parents in the Twin Cities within three months of your baby’s arrival. Request your free cleaning on the CleanerB website.
Free museum admission on Saturday
On Saturday, museums participating in Museum Day Live! offer free admission to anyone presenting a Museum Day Live! ticket. To request your two free tickets, visit the Smithsonian website and click on “Tickets.” You’ll create an account, then select your state, choose a museum, and print your tickets. In the Twin Cities, participating museums include the Minnesota Landscape Arboretum in Chanhassen, The Works Museum in Bloomington, and the Minnesota History Center in St. Paul.
September 18, 2015
Free Outdoor Art Fair at Silverwood Park in St. Anthony. Crafty Planet, local artists, and Silverwood Park are joining together to offer a wide array of family-friendly events on Saturday starting at 11 a.m. Listen to live music and poetry readings. See a traveling art museum and new sculptures on park trails, then kayak or canoe on the beach. Before you go home, you can make your own sculpture, drawing or artwork on the Visitor Center Patio.
Free Dinosaur Train Nature Tracker Poster.Ã¢â‚¬ ¨ Educators and homeschooling families can request a free poster featuring the popular PBS Kids show Dinosaur Train. Use the poster to track the Pteranodon family, plus it offers tips to engage children in nature.
Free fish or chicken on Talk Like a Pirate Day. Ã¢â‚¬ ¨On Saturday, September 19 get a free Fish Tender at Long John Silver’s if you talk like a pirate when you place your order. If you talk like a pirate and dress like one, you can get a free 2-pc. Fish Tender or Chicken Basket. Long John Silver’s recommends calling your location to make sure they are participating. Need ideas to get started on your pirate act? Check out the Long John Silver’s website for costume ideas and a pirate name generator.
September 11, 2015
Free MN Historical Society Pass for 6th Graders
All Minnesota 6th graders are eligible for aÃ‚ free Minnesota Historical Society pass, which grants them free admission to any MNHS location through August 2016. This is a great way for children to explore history during non-school hours. Fill out the form foundÃ‚ hereÃ‚ to request the passes for your students or child. You should receive your pass(es) within 3 weeks of your request.
The nighttime sleep aid, ZzzQuil, will be free-after rebate if you purchase a 6-ounce bottle for $4.97 at Walmart this weekend, then submit this mail-in rebate form. The rebate offers up to $5 back via a prepaid Visa gift card for any ZzzQuil purchase, but Walmart’s small bottle is the only one we could confirm to be priced at under the $5 mark.
Free “Monsters, Inc.” Movie Download
Get a free-to-keep download of “Monsters, Inc.” when you link a free Disney Movies AnywhereÃ‚ account to an existing video-viewing account from Google Play, iTunes, Amazon Video, Microsoft or VUDU. After you have created your free Disney Movies Anywhere account here, click “Get Started” in the Monsters, Inc. banner to walk through the syncing process. Your movie will show up in both your existing movie provider’s account, plus in the “My Collection” tab of your Disney Movies Anywhere account.
September 4, 2015
Ad-Free Pandora Access
For free, on Wednesday, September 9 Pandora is offering all its members ad-free radio all day long. Typically this costs $4.99/month, but this “Listener Love Day” is to celebrate Pandora’s 10th anniversary.
$25 Free Zipcar Credit
You or your college-bound child can get $25 in free credit for Zipcar, a car sharing service. Car rentals start at $7/hour so with this credit you can get several hours of free use. The $25 credit is available to those who are new to Zipcar and create a free online account here. The credit must be used within 30 days of joining.
Free Christian Audiobook
Download, for free, Kyle Idleman’s AHA: The God Moment That Changes Everything from ChristianAudio.com. All you need to do is enter your email address, then click “download.” No credit card information is required.
Free College Football Window Cling
Hyundai is giving away window clings for select college football teams including the Wisconsin Badgers. Just select your team and provide your mailing address here. Unfortunately, the Gophers are not one of the select teams.